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HP Pavilion HDX X18-1020 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Notebook Tour User Guide...
  • Page 2 The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 3 Safety warning notice WARNING! To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries or of overheating the computer, do not place the computer directly on your lap or obstruct the computer air vents. Use the computer only on a hard, flat surface. Do not allow another hard surface, such as an adjoining optional printer, or a soft surface, such as pillows or rugs or clothing, to block airflow.
  • Page 4 Safety warning notice...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Identifying hardware 2 Components Top components ... 2 TouchPad ... 2 Lights ... 3 Buttons, speakers, and fingerprint reader ... 4 Keys ... 6 Display ... 7 Front components ... 8 Rear component ... 9 Right-side components ... 10 Left-side components ...
  • Page 7: Identifying Hardware

    Identifying hardware To see a list of hardware installed in the computer, follow these steps: Select Start > Computer > System properties. In the left pane, click Device Manager. You can also add hardware or modify device configurations using Device Manager. NOTE: Windows®...
  • Page 8: Components

    Components Top components TouchPad Component TouchPad light TouchPad* Left TouchPad button* TouchPad on/off button TouchPad scroll zone Right TouchPad button* *This table describes factory settings. To view or change pointing device preferences, select Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Mouse. Chapter 2 Components Description ●...
  • Page 9: Lights

    Lights Component Caps lock light Power lights (2)* Volume mute light Volume down light Volume up light Treble light Bass light Treble/bass down light Treble/bass up light (10) Wireless light Description On: Caps lock is on. ● On: The computer is on. ●...
  • Page 10: Buttons, Speakers, And Fingerprint Reader

    On: Num lock is on or the embedded numeric keypad is enabled. ● Blinking: The hard drive or optical drive is being accessed. ● Amber: HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection has temporarily parked the internal hard drive. ● On: A battery is charging.
  • Page 11 Component Speakers (2) Media button Previous/rewind button Play/pause button Next/fast forward button Stop button Optical drive button Volume mute button (10) Volume scroll zone (11) Treble/bass button (12) Treble or bass scroll zone (13) Wireless button Description ● When the computer is in the Sleep state, briefly press the button to exit Sleep.
  • Page 12: Keys

    Component (14) Fingerprint reader *This table describes factory settings. For information about changing factory settings, refer to the user guides located in Help and Support. Keys NOTE: Your computer may look slightly different from the illustration in this section. Component Windows logo key Windows applications key Integrated numeric keypad keys...
  • Page 13: Display

    Display Component Internal display switch Internal digital dual array microphones (2) Webcam light Webcam Description Turns off the display if the display is closed while the computer is Record sound. On: The webcam is in use. Records audio and video and captures still photographs. Top components...
  • Page 14: Front Components

    ● Memory Stick (MS) ● Memory Stick Pro (MSP) ● MultiMediaCard (MMC) ● Secure Digital (SD) Memory Card ● xD-Picture Card (XD) On: A digital card is being accessed. Receives a signal from the HP Remote Control (select models only).
  • Page 15: Rear Component

    Rear component Component Vent Description Enables airflow to cool internal components. NOTE: The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal components and prevent overheating. It is normal for the internal fan to cycle on and off during routine operation. Rear component...
  • Page 16: Right-Side Components

    Right-side components NOTE: Your computer may look slightly different from the illustration in this section. Component Audio-in (microphone) jack Audio-out (headphone) jacks (2) USB ports (2) Optical drive Optical drive light TV antenna/cable jack (select models only) Power connector Chapter 2 Components Description Connects an optional computer headset microphone, stereo array microphone, or monaural microphone.
  • Page 17: Left-Side Components

    Left-side components Component Security cable slot External monitor port Expansion port 3 RJ-45 (network) jack HDMI port eSATA/USB port USB port 1394 port ExpressCard slot Description Attaches an optional security cable to the computer. NOTE: The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but it may not prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen.
  • Page 18: Bottom Components

    Bottom components Component Battery bay Battery release latch Vents (9) Hard drive bay Mini Card compartment Subwoofer Chapter 2 Components Description Holds the battery. Releases the battery from the battery bay. Enable airflow to cool internal components. NOTE: The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal components and prevent overheating.
  • Page 19: Wireless Antennae

    Wireless antennae The antennae send and receive wireless signals to communicate with wireless local area networks (WLANs). NOTE: The antennae are not visible from the outside of the computer. For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennae free from obstructions. To see wireless regulatory notices, refer to the section of the Regulatory, Safety and Environmental Notices that applies to your country or region.
  • Page 20: Additional Hardware Components

    Additional hardware components Component Power cord* AC adapter RF coaxial cable adapter Battery* TV antenna (select models only)* *Batteries, power cords, and antennae vary in appearance by country or region. Chapter 2 Components Description Connects an AC adapter to an AC outlet. Converts AC power to DC power.
  • Page 21: Labels

    Labels The labels affixed to the computer provide information you may need when you troubleshoot system problems or travel internationally with the computer. ● Service tag—Provides important information including the following: ◦ Product name (1). This is the product name affixed to the front of your notebook. ◦...
  • Page 22: Index

    Index Symbols/Numerics 1394 port, identifying 11 AC adapter, identifying 14 antennae 13 applications key, Windows 6 audio-in (microphone) jack, identifying 10 audio-out (headphone) jacks, identifying 10 bass down light, identifying 3 bass light, identifying 3 bass scroll zone, identifying 5 bass up light, identifying 3 battery bay, identifying 12 battery light, identifying 4...
  • Page 23 latch battery release 12 lights bass 3 bass down 3 bass up 3 battery 4 caps lock 3 Digital Media Slot 8 drive 4 integrated webcam 7 mute 3 num lock 4 optical drive 10 power 3 TouchPad 2 treble 3 treble down 3 treble up 3 volume down 3...