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Hardware Reference Guide
HP Compaq Business Desktops
d530 Convertible Minitower
Document Part Number: 317674-002
September 2003
This guide provides basic information for upgrading this computer
model.

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  • Page 1 Hardware Reference Guide HP Compaq Business Desktops d530 Convertible Minitower Document Part Number: 317674-002 September 2003 This guide provides basic information for upgrading this computer model.
  • Page 2 Adobe, Acrobat, and Acrobat Reader are trademarks or registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. 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. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Serial Number Location ..........1–6 Changing from a Minitower to a Desktop Configuration ..... . . 1–7 Changing from a Desktop to a Minitower Configuration .
  • Page 4 Shipping Preparation ........... G–3 www.hp.com...
  • Page 5 Contents Index Hardware Reference Guide www.hp.com...
  • Page 6 Contents www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 7: Product Features

    Standard Configuration Features The HP Compaq Convertible Minitower computer can be easily converted to a desktop. Features may vary depending on the model. For a complete listing of the hardware and software installed in the computer, run Diagnostics for Windows. Instructions for using this utility are provided in the Troubleshooting Guide on the Documentation Library CD.
  • Page 8: Front Panel Components

    Hard Drive Activity Light ✎ An optical drive is a CD-ROM, CD-R/RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R/RW, or CD-RW/DVD Combo drive. 1–2 Optical Drive Eject Buttons Power Button Power On Light USB (Universal Serial Bus) Ports Headphone Jack Microphone Connector < www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 9: Rear Panel Components

    If you have installed an AGP and PCI graphics card, the connectors on both cards are active and can be used at the same time. Hardware Reference Guide n RJ-45 Network Connector l Parallel Connector c Monitor Connector h Headphone/Line-Out Connector j Line-In Audio Connector Microphone Connector www.hp.com Product Features 1–3...
  • Page 10: Easy Access Keyboard

    Used to open the Start menu in Microsoft Windows. Used in combination with other keys to perform other functions. Used in combination with another key; its effect depends on the application software you are using. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 11: Customizing The Easy Access Buttons

    Launches the Run dialog box Launches the Utility Manager Activates the next Taskbar button www.hp.com Product Features section to identify the Windows 1–5...
  • Page 12: Special Mouse Functions

    Serial Number Location Each computer has a unique serial number that is located on the side access panel. Keep this number available for use when contacting customer service for assistance. Serial Number Location 1–6 www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 13: Changing From A Minitower To A Desktop Configuration

    Changing from a Minitower to a Desktop Configuration 1. If you have locked the Smart Cover Lock, see the 2. Turn off the computer properly through the operating system and 3. Remove the computer access panel as described in the 4.
  • Page 14 Product Features 7. Before you reinstall each drive into the chassis, turn the drive so Installing a Drive in the Desktop Configuration 8. Gently slide the drive into the uppermost available bay until it Ä CAUTION: The bottom 5.25-inch drive bay has a shorter depth than the upper two bays.
  • Page 15 11. Reposition the bezel blanks within the subpanel in the proper 12. Reposition the subpanel (rotate it 180°) with the logo at the Changing from a Minitower to a Desktop Configuration 13. Replace the front bezel and computer access panel.
  • Page 16: Changing From A Desktop To A Minitower Configuration

    4. Remove the front bezel as described in the 5. Disconnect all power and data cables from the back of the drives 6. To release the drives from the 5.25-inch drive bay, press down Releasing the 5.25-inch Drives from the Drive Bays (Desktop) 1–10 Lock”...
  • Page 17 3.5-inch drive. The bottom of the drive should be parallel to the yellow drivelock. snaps into place. When the drive is properly inserted, the drivelock will secure it. Repeat this step for each drive. drive bays. www.hp.com Product Features 1–11...
  • Page 18 11. Reposition the bezel blanks within the subpanel in the proper 12. Reposition the subpanel (rotate it 180°) with the logo at the Changing from a Desktop to a Minitower Configuration 13. Replace the front bezel and computer access panel.
  • Page 19: Hardware Upgrades

    See more information. Ä CAUTION: Before removing the computer cover, ensure that the computer is turned off and that the power cord is disconnected from the electrical outlet. Hardware Reference Guide Hardware Upgrades Appendix F, “Electrostatic Discharge” www.hp.com 2–1...
  • Page 20: Smart Cover Lock

    ■ ■ ■ ■ Ä CAUTION: The Smart Cover FailSafe Key is a specialized tool available from HP. Be prepared; order this key before you need one. To obtain a FailSafe Key: ■ ■ ■ 2–2 Power outage...
  • Page 21 To reattach the Smart Cover Lock, secure the lock in place with the tamper-proof screws. Hardware Reference Guide turn off any external devices. any external devices. tamper-proof screws that secure the Smart Cover Lock to the chassis. www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades 2–3...
  • Page 22: Removing The Computer Access Panel

    To replace the access panel, reverse steps 1–5. 2–4 “Smart Cover Lock” section or use Computer Setup to unlock it. turn off any external devices. any external devices. about 1 inch (2.5 cm), then lift it up and off the unit 2. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 23: Removing The Front Bezel

    Computer Setup to unlock it. turn off any external devices. Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet and disconnect any external devices. away from the chassis to release it 2. www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades “Smart Cover 2–5...
  • Page 24: Removing Bezel Blanks

    Pulling the subpanel away at an angle could damage the pins that align it within the front bezel. Removing Bezel Blanks from the Subpanel (Desktop Shown) ✎ When replacing the subpanel, ensure that the aligning pins and any remaining bezel blanks are in their proper orientation.
  • Page 25: Installing Additional Memory

    CAS latency 2 or 2.5 (CL = 2 or CL = 2.5) contain the mandatory JEDEC SPD information 128Mbit, 256Mbit, and 512Mbit non-ECC memory technologies single-sided and double-sided DIMMS DIMMs constructed with x8 and x16 DDR devices; DIMMs constructed with x4 SDRAM are not supported www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades 2–7...
  • Page 26: Dimm Sockets

    XMM1 and are adding a second DIMM, it is recommended that you install an identical DIMM into the XMM3 socket. If you are populating all four DIMM sockets, use identical DIMMs in each socket. Otherwise, the system will not operate in dual channel mode. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 27 Sockets XMM3 and XMM4 operate in memory channel B. DIMM Socket Locations Item Hardware Reference Guide Description DIMM socket XMM1, Channel A DIMM socket XMM2, Channel A DIMM socket XMM3, Channel B DIMM socket XMM4, Channel B www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades Socket Color Black Blue Black Blue 2–9...
  • Page 28: Installing Ddr-Sdram Dimms

    2–10 Discharge”. Lock” section or use Computer Setup to unlock it. turn off any external devices. Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet. memory module into the socket 2. www.hp.com Appendix F, “Smart Cover Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 29 Hardware Reference Guide is fully inserted and properly seated. Make sure the latches are in the closed position 3. to relock the lock and enable the Smart Cover Sensor. www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades 2–11...
  • Page 30: Installing Or Removing An Expansion Card

    “Smart Cover Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 31 6. If you are installing an expansion card in a vacant socket, remove the appropriate expansion slot on the back of the chassis. Lift the expansion slot cover from the expansion slot. Removing an Expansion Slot Cover Hardware Reference Guide www.hp.com 2–13...
  • Page 32 Lift the card straight up to remove it. Be sure not to scrape the card against other components. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 33 Lift the card straight up to remove it. Be sure not to scrape the card against other components. expansion slot cover to close the open slot. www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades 2–15...
  • Page 34 Smart Cover Sensor. Setup (F10) Utility Guide on the Documentation Library CD for instructions about using Computer Setup. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 35: Drive Positions

    Utility Guide on the Documentation Library CD for more information. Hardware Reference Guide Three 5.25-inch, half-height bays for optional drives One standard 3.5-inch, one-third height bay (1.44-MB diskette drive shown)* Two internal 3.5-inch, one-third height bays for hard drives www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades 2–17...
  • Page 36: Installing Additional Drives

    You must install guide screws to ensure the drive will line up correctly in the drive cage and lock in place. HP has provided extra guide screws with the computer. The hard drive uses 6-32 standard screws, four of which are installed on the hard drive bracket under the access panel.
  • Page 37: Installing An Optical Or Other Removable Storage Device

    Optical and diskette drives use M3 metric guide screws. Eight extra metric guide screws are provided on the front of the chassis under the front bezel, or on the diskette drive bracket under the access panel. The HP-supplied metric screws are black. Hardware Reference Guide Lock”...
  • Page 38 Hardware Upgrades Installing a 5.25-Inch Drive on a Minitower (top) and Desktop (bottom) 5. Install the drive in the desired drive bay by sliding it into the front Ä CAUTION: The bottom 5.25-inch drive bay has a shorter depth than the upper two bays.
  • Page 39 See the “Removing Bezel Blanks” information. to relock the lock and enable the Smart Cover Sensor. Setup (F10) Utility Guide on the Documentation Library CD for instructions about using Computer Setup. www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades section for more 2–21...
  • Page 40: Hardware Reference Guide Www.hp.com

    (SATA) hard drives can be installed on this computer. If you are installing a SATA drive in your computer for the first time, refer to the white paper “Implementation of Serial ATA on HP Business Desktops” for more information. The white paper is located www.hp.com/support ✎...
  • Page 41 CAUTION: Make sure the guide screws line up with the guide slots in the drive cage. The use of unnecessary force when installing any drive into the drive bay may result in damage to the drive. Hardware Reference Guide www.hp.com 2–23...
  • Page 42 Hardware Upgrades 5. Connect the power cable 1 and data cable 2 to the hard drive. Connecting the Data Cable and Power Cable (PATA Hard Drive) Connecting the Data Cable and Power Cable (SATA Hard Drive) 2–24 www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 43 SATA hard drive connector PATA hard drive connector to relock the lock and enable the Smart Cover Sensor. Setup (F10) Utility Guide on the Documentation Library CD for instructions about using Computer Setup. www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades 2–25...
  • Page 44: Removing A Drive From The Drive Bay

    If you have installed a SATA hard drive that is not automatically recognized by the computer, refer to the white paper “Implementation of Serial ATA on HP Business Desktops” for operating system instructions. The white paper is located at ✎...
  • Page 45 Hardware Upgrades 5. Remove the drive from the drive bay as follows: ❏ To remove an optical drive in the desktop configuration, press down on the yellow drivelock mechanism 1 and slide the drive from the drive bay 2. Removing an Optical Drive in the Desktop Configuration Hardware Reference Guide www.hp.com...
  • Page 46 2–28 ❏ To remove a diskette drive or an optical drive in the minitower configuration, pull up on the green drivelock mechanism 1 for that specific drive and slide the drive from the drive bay 2. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 47 To remove a hard drive, pull up on the green hard drive drivelock mechanism 1 for that drive and slide the drive from the drive bay 2. Removing a Hard Drive 6. Store the removed drive in anti-static packaging. Hardware Reference Guide www.hp.com 2–29...
  • Page 48: Working With The Multibay

    To ensure that the computer is not in standby, turn the computer on, then shut it down. If the computer is running a preinstalled operating system supplied by HP, you can insert or remove any drive except a hard drive while the computer is on, off, or in standby. 2–30...
  • Page 49: Partitioning And Formatting A Multibay Hard Drive

    Action > Help, while running Management Console) for additional information. Hardware Reference Guide through the operating system, then turn off any external devices. a Drive into the MultiBay” section. click Manage > Disk Management. to any prompts that appear on the screen. www.hp.com Hardware Upgrades “Inserting 2–31...
  • Page 50: Uninstalling The Multibay Security Screw

    FailSafe Key. ✎ If a FailSafe Key was not provided with the computer, contact an authorized HP reseller or service provider. Order PN 166527-001 for the wrench-style key or PN 166527-002 for the screwdriver bit key. Uninstalling the MultiBay Security Screw 2–32...
  • Page 51: Inserting A Drive Into The Multibay

    If the device does not start, ensure that the necessary device drivers are installed on the system. If they are not available, they may be downloaded, at no cost, from the HP Web site at Hardware Reference Guide through the operating system, then turn off any external devices.
  • Page 52: Removing A Drive From The Multibay

    Removing a Drive from the MultiBay 2–34 through the operating system, then turn off any external devices. Refer to the “Uninstalling the MultiBay Security Screw” for instructions on removing the MultiBay security screw. MultiBay 2. www.hp.com section Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 53: Specifications

    HP Compaq d530 Convertible Minitower Desktop Dimensions Height Width Depth (depth will increase if the computer is equipped with a port security bracket) Tower Dimensions Height Width Depth (depth will increase if the computer is equipped with a port security bracket)
  • Page 54 Specifications HP Compaq d530 Convertible Minitower (Continued) Heat Dissipation Maximum Typical (idle) Power Supply Operating Voltage Range Rated Voltage Range* Rated Line Frequency Power Output Rated Input Current (maximum)* *This system utilizes a passive power factor corrected power supply when used in the 230V mode.
  • Page 55: B Pata Hard Drive Installation Guidelines

    Using the Cable-Select Feature with Parallel ATA (PATA) Devices Optional drives are available from HP in kits that include a special drive cable. The configuration of the drive employs a cable-select feature that identifies the drive as device 0 (primary drive) or device 1 (secondary drive).
  • Page 56 “no fixed disk found” error message. B–2 If using multiple devices, HP recommends that the devices be split between the primary and secondary channels for optimum performance. Use an additional cable to connect the additional device to the system board.
  • Page 57: Battery Replacement

    Do not attempt to recharge the battery. Do not expose to temperatures higher than 60°C (140ºF). Do not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in fire or water. Replace the battery only with the HP spare designated for this product. www.hp.com C–1...
  • Page 58 Lift the battery out of its holder. b. Slide the replacement battery into position, positive side up. The battery holder automatically secures the battery in the proper position. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 59 Removing a Coin Cell Battery (Type 2) Hardware Reference Guide a. To release the battery from its holder, squeeze the metal clamp that extends above one edge of the battery. b. When the battery pops up, lift it out. www.hp.com Battery Replacement C–3...
  • Page 60 Computer Setup. Refer to the Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide on the Documentation Library CD. to relock the lock and enable the Smart Cover Sensor. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 61: D Security Lock Provisions

    Installing a Security Lock The security locks displayed below and on the following page can be used to secure the Convertible Minitower computer. Installing a Cable Lock Hardware Reference Guide Security Lock Provisions www.hp.com D–1...
  • Page 62 Security Lock Provisions Installing a Padlock D–2 www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 63: E Port Security Bracket

    Installing the Port Security Bracket 1. Insert the tabs on the bottom section of the port security bracket Hardware Reference Guide Port Security Bracket into the slots on the back 1 of the chassis and rotate the bracket into place 2. www.hp.com...
  • Page 64 Port Security Bracket 2. Connect the cables to the computer. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 65 Port Security Bracket 3. Position the top of the port security bracket over the cables 1 and rotate the the bracket into place 2. Hardware Reference Guide www.hp.com...
  • Page 66 Port Security Bracket 4. The illustration below shows the proper installation. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 67: Removing The Port Security Bracket

    1. Lay the computer down on its large base for greater stability. 2. Lift up on the access panel handle 1, slide the access panel back Hardware Reference Guide about 1 inch (2.5 cm), then lift it up and off the unit 2. www.hp.com Port Security Bracket...
  • Page 68 Port Security Bracket 3. Push in on the tabs 1 and rotate the top of the bracket away from the computer 2. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 69 Port Security Bracket 4. Disconnect the cables from the computer. Hardware Reference Guide www.hp.com...
  • Page 70 Port Security Bracket 5. Push down on the tab to release the bottom of the bracket from the chassis 1. Rotate the bracket away from the chassis 2. www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 71: F Electrostatic Discharge

    Use a wrist strap connected by a ground cord to a grounded workstation or computer chassis. Wrist straps are flexible straps with a minimum of 1 megohm +/- 10 percent resistance in the ground cords. To provide proper ground, wear the strap snug against the skin. www.hp.com F–1...
  • Page 72 If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, contact an HP authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. ✎ For more information on static electricity, contact an HP authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. F–2 Use heelstraps, toestraps, or bootstraps at standing workstations.
  • Page 73: G Routine Computer Care And Shipping Preparation

    Never restrict the airflow into the computer by blocking the front vents or air intake. Do not place the keyboard, with the keyboard feet down, directly against the front of the desktop unit as this also restricts airflow. Keep the computer away from excessive moisture, direct sunlight, and extremes of heat and cold.
  • Page 74: Optical Drive Precautions

    ■ Safety If any object or liquid falls into the drive, immediately unplug the computer and have it checked by an authorized HP service provider. G–2 Do not move the drive during operation. This may cause it to malfunction during reading.
  • Page 75: Shipping Preparation

    Do not use a diskette on which you have stored or plan to store data. the computer. their power sources, then from the computer. packing boxes or similar packaging with sufficient packing material to protect them. in this guide. www.hp.com Appendix A, G–3...
  • Page 76 Routine Computer Care and Shipping Preparation G–4 www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 77 1–2 keyboard 1–4 rear panel 1–3 computer access panel 2–4 E–5 changing from desktop to minitower 1–10 changing from minitower to desktop 1–7 features 1–1 preventing electrostatic damage F–1 routine care G–1 security lock 2–2 D–1 shipping preparation G–3 specifications A–1...
  • Page 78 2–30 removing AGP card 2–15 battery C–1 bezel blanks 2–6 computer access panel 2–4 drives from drive bay 2–26 expansion card 2–12 expansion slot cover 2–13 front bezel 2–5 port security bracket E–5 www.hp.com E–5 Hardware Reference Guide...
  • Page 79 Smart Cover Lock 2–2 serial number location 1–6 shipping preparation G–3 Hardware Reference Guide Smart Cover FailSafe Key 2–2 Smart Cover Lock 2–2 specifications A–1 unlocking access panel 2–2 USB ports 1–2 Windows logo key 1–5 www.hp.com Index D–1 Index–3...
  • Page 80 Index Index–4 www.hp.com Hardware Reference Guide...

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