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Notebook Tour
User Guide


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    Notebook Tour User Guide...

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    This user guide describes features that are Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its common to most models. Some features proprietor and used by Hewlett-Packard may not be available on your computer. Company under license. Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

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    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.

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    Safety warning notice...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Identifying hardware 2 Components Display ..............................3 Top components ........................... 4 Pointing devices ........................4 Lights ........................... 5 Buttons and fingerprint reader ..................... 6 Keys ............................. 8 Front components ..........................9 Right-side components ........................10 Left-side components ......................... 11 Bottom components ...........................

  • Page 7: Identifying Hardware

    Identifying hardware To see a list of hardware installed in the computer, follow these steps: Select Start > My Computer. In the left pane of the System Tasks window, select View system information. Select Hardware tab > Device Manager. You can also add hardware or modify device configurations using Device Manager.

  • Page 8: Components

    Components Chapter 2 Components...

  • Page 9: Display

    Display Component Description Internal microphones (2) Record sound. HP Webcam Records audio and video and captures still photographs. HP Webcam light On: The integrated camera is in use. Display...

  • Page 10: Top Components

    Top components Pointing devices Component Description TouchPad* Moves the pointer and selects or activates items on the screen. Left TouchPad button* Functions like the left button on an external mouse. Right TouchPad button* Functions like the right button on an external mouse. TouchPad scroll zone Scrolls up or down.

  • Page 11: Lights

    Lights Component Description Caps lock light On: Caps lock is on. ● Power light On: The computer is on. ● Blinking: The computer is in Standby. ● Blinking rapidly: An AC adapter with a higher power rating should be connected. ●...

  • Page 12: Buttons And Fingerprint Reader

    Buttons and fingerprint reader Component Description Power button ● When the computer is off, press the button to turn on the computer. ● When the computer is on, press the button to shut down the computer. ● When the computer is in Standby, press the button briefly to exit Standby.

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    Volume mute button Mutes and restores speaker sound. Volume down button Decreases speaker volume. Volume scroll zone Adjusts speaker volume. Slide your finger to the left to decrease volume and to the right to increase volume. Volume up button Increases speaker volume. Fingerprint reader Allows a fingerprint logon to Windows, instead of a password logon.

  • Page 14: Keys

    Keys NOTE: Your computer may look slightly different from the illustration in this section. Component Description Displays system information when pressed in combination with the key. Executes frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with a function key or the key.

  • Page 15: Front Components

    Front components Component Description ● Drive light Blinking turquoise: The hard drive or optical drive is being accessed. ● Amber: HP 3D DriveGuard has temporarily parked the hard drive. Audio-in (microphone) jack Connects an optional computer headset microphone, stereo array microphone, or monaural microphone.

  • Page 16: Right-side Components

    Right-side components Component Description ExpressCard slot Supports optional ExpressCards. Media Card Reader (select models only) Supports the following optional digital card formats: ● MultiMediaCard ● MultiMediaCard Plus ● Secure Digital Memory Card ● Secure Digital High Capacity Memory Card HDMI port Connects an optional video or audio device, such as a high- definition television or any compatible digital or audio component.

  • Page 17: Left-side Components

    Left-side components Component Description Battery light ● Amber: A battery is charging. ● Turquoise: A battery is close to full charge capacity. ● Blinking amber: A battery that is the only available power source has reached a low battery level. When the battery reaches a critical battery level, the battery light begins blinking rapidly.

  • Page 18: Bottom Components

    Bottom components Component Description Battery bay Holds the battery. Battery release latch Releases the battery from the battery bay. Wireless module compartment Contains a WLAN module. NOTE: To prevent an unresponsive system, replace the wireless module only with a wireless module authorized for use in the computer by the governmental agency that regulates wireless devices in your country or region.

  • Page 19: Wireless Antennae (select Models Only)

    Wireless antennae (select models only) On select computer models, at least 2 antennae send and receive signals from one or more wireless devices. These antennae are not visible from the outside of the computer. NOTE: For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennae free from obstructions.

  • Page 20: Additional Hardware Components

    Additional hardware components Component Description Power cord* Connects an AC adapter to an AC outlet. Battery* Powers the computer when the computer is not plugged into external power. AC adapter Converts AC power to DC power. Modem cable (select models only)* Connects the internal modem to an RJ-11 telephone jack or to a country- or region-specific modem cable adapter.

  • 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. ◦...

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    You may need this information when traveling internationally. Wireless certification labels are affixed inside the hard drive bay. Chapter 3 Labels...

  • Page 23: Index

    Index left-side 11 RJ-11 (modem) 11 AC adapter, identifying 14 right-side 10 RJ-45 (network 11 antennae 13 top 4 applications key, Windows 8 connector, power 11 keypad keys, identifying 8 audio-in (microphone) jack, cord, power 14 keys identifying 9 esc 8 audio-out (headphone) jack, drive light, identifying 9 fn 8...

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    microphone (audio-in) jack 9 slots microphones, internal, expansion memory module 12 identifying 3 ExpressCard 10 Microsoft Certificate of Authenticity Media Card Reader 10 label 15 security cable 10 modem approval label 15 modem cable 14 TouchPad monitor port, external 10 buttons 4 mute button, identifying 7 identifying 4...

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