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HP Pavilion dv3-4100 - Entertainment Notebook PC User Manual

HP Pavilion dv3-4100 - Entertainment Notebook PC User Manual (122 pages)

User Guide - Windows 7  
Brand: HP | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.48 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Hardware11................................................................................................................................................................
Top Components11................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad11................................................................................................................................................................
Notebook Tour11................................................................................................................................................................
Lights12................................................................................................................................................................
Buttons And Fingerprint Reader (select Models Only)13................................................................................................................................................................
Keys14................................................................................................................................................................
Front Components14................................................................................................................................................................
Right-side Components15................................................................................................................................................................
Left-side Components16................................................................................................................................................................
Display Components17................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom Components18................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Antennas18................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Hardware Components19................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Labels20................................................................................................................................................................
Using Wireless Devices22................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless And Local Area Network22................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Wireless And Network Status Icons23................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Wireless Controls23................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Wireless Action Key23................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hp Wireless Assistant Software24................................................................................................................................................................
Using Operating System Controls24................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Wlan25................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Wlan25................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Your Wlan25................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wlan26................................................................................................................................................................
Roaming To Another Network27................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hp Mobile Broadband28................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Sim28................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Sim29................................................................................................................................................................
Using Bluetooth Wireless Devices31................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth And Internet Connection Sharing (ics)31................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Wireless Connection Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Connect To A Wlan32................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Connect To A Preferred Wlan Network33................................................................................................................................................................
Network Icon Is Not Displayed33................................................................................................................................................................
Current Wlan Network Security Codes Are Unavailable33................................................................................................................................................................
Wlan Connection Is Very Weak34................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Connect To The Wireless Router34................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Local Area Network (lan)35................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pointing Devices36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Pointing Device Preferences36................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touchpad36................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Touchpad On And Off36................................................................................................................................................................
Pointing Devices And Keyboard36................................................................................................................................................................
Using Touchpad Gestures37................................................................................................................................................................
Scrolling37................................................................................................................................................................
Pinching38................................................................................................................................................................
Rotating38................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Action Keys40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Hotkeys42................................................................................................................................................................
Multimedia Features43................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Multimedia Components43................................................................................................................................................................
Multimedia43................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Media Activity Functions45................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Media Activity Action Keys45................................................................................................................................................................
Multimedia Software45................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hp Mediasmart Software46................................................................................................................................................................
Using Other Multimedia Software46................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Multimedia Software From A Disc46................................................................................................................................................................
Audio47................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Audio Devices47................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Audio Functions47................................................................................................................................................................
Video49................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Monitor Or Projector49................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Hdmi Device49................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Audio For Hdmi (select Models Only)50................................................................................................................................................................
Webcam51................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Webcam Properties51................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting51................................................................................................................................................................
The Disc Tray Does Not Open For Removal Of A Disc51................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Detect The Optical Drive52................................................................................................................................................................
A Disc Does Not Play53................................................................................................................................................................
A Disc Does Not Play Automatically53................................................................................................................................................................
A Movie Stops, Skips, Or Plays Erratically54................................................................................................................................................................
A Movie Is Not Visible On An External Display54................................................................................................................................................................
The Process Of Burning A Disc Does Not Begin, Or It Stops Before Completion54................................................................................................................................................................
A Dvd Or Bd Playing In Windows Media Player Produces No Sound Or Display55................................................................................................................................................................
A Device Driver Must Be Reinstalled55................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining The Latest Hp Device Drivers55................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining The Latest Windows Device Drivers56................................................................................................................................................................
Using Power-saving States57................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating And Exiting Sleep57................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management57................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Power Options57................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating And Exiting Hibernation58................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Battery Meter58................................................................................................................................................................
Using Power Plans58................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Current Power Plan59................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Different Power Plan59................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Power Plans59................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Password Protection On Wakeup59................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Ac Power59................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter60................................................................................................................................................................
Testing An Ac Adapter61................................................................................................................................................................
Using Battery Power61................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Batteries62................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Battery Information In Help And Support62................................................................................................................................................................
Using Battery Check62................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Remaining Battery Charge62................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Or Removing The Battery62................................................................................................................................................................
Charging A Battery63................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Discharge Time64................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Low Battery Levels64................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Low Battery Levels64................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Low Battery Level66................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Low Battery Level When External Power Is Available66................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Low Battery Level When A Charged Battery Is Available66................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Low Battery Level When No Power Source Is Available66................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Low Battery Level When The Computer Cannot Exit Hibernation66................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating A Battery66................................................................................................................................................................
Step 1: Fully Charge The Battery66................................................................................................................................................................
Step 2: Disable Hibernation And Sleep67................................................................................................................................................................
Step 3: Discharge The Battery67................................................................................................................................................................
Step 4: Fully Recharge The Battery69................................................................................................................................................................
Step 5: Reenable Hibernation And Sleep69................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power69................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery69................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of A Used Battery70................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery70................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down The Computer70................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Graphics Modes (select Models Only)72................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Installed Drives73................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Drives73................................................................................................................................................................
Drives73................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Optical Drive74................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Installed Optical Drive74................................................................................................................................................................
Using Optical Discs75................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Right Disc (cds, Dvds, And Bds)75................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-r Discs76................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rw Discs76................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd±r Discs76................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd±rw Discs76................................................................................................................................................................
Lightscribe Dvd+r Discs76................................................................................................................................................................
Blu-ray Disc76................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Cd, Dvd, Or Bd77................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Autoplay77................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Dvd Region Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Observing The Copyright Warning78................................................................................................................................................................
Creating (burning) A Cd Or Dvd79................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Optical Disc (cd, Dvd, Or Bd)80................................................................................................................................................................
Improving Hard Drive Performance80................................................................................................................................................................
Using Disk Defragmenter80................................................................................................................................................................
Using Disk Cleanup81................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hp Protectsmart Hard Drive Protection81................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Hp Protectsmart Hard Drive Protection Status81................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hp Protectsmart Hard Drive Protection Software82................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive83................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Usb Device85................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Device85................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Usb Device85................................................................................................................................................................
External Devices85................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Esata Device87................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Esata Device87................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Esata Device87................................................................................................................................................................
External Media Cards88................................................................................................................................................................
Using Digital Media Slot Cards88................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Digital Card88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Digital Card89................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Modules90................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Replacing Memory Modules90................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Replacing A Memory Module In The Expansion Memory Module Slot90................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading A Memory Module In The Primary Memory Module Slot93................................................................................................................................................................
Security96................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting The Computer96................................................................................................................................................................
Using Passwords97................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Passwords In Windows97................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Passwords In Setup Utility98................................................................................................................................................................
Administrator Password98................................................................................................................................................................
Power-on Password99................................................................................................................................................................
Managing An Administrator Password99................................................................................................................................................................
Entering An Administrator Password99................................................................................................................................................................
Managing A Power-on Password100................................................................................................................................................................
Entering A Power-on Password100................................................................................................................................................................
Using Antivirus Software101................................................................................................................................................................
Using Firewall Software102................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Critical Security Updates103................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Optional Security Cable104................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Fingerprint Reader (select Models Only)104................................................................................................................................................................
Locating The Fingerprint Reader105................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Fingerprints105................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Registered Fingerprint To Log On To Windows106................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Setup Utility107................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Setup Utility108................................................................................................................................................................
Using Setup Utility108................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Language Of Setup Utility108................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating And Selecting In Setup Utility108................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying System Information109................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Default Settings In Setup Utility109................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Setup Utility109................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Utility Menus111................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu111................................................................................................................................................................
Security Menu111................................................................................................................................................................
System Configuration Menu111................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Menu112................................................................................................................................................................
Software Updates113................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Software Updates114................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Bios114................................................................................................................................................................
Determining The Bios Version114................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading A Bios Update114................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Programs And Drivers116................................................................................................................................................................
Index117................................................................................................................................................................

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HP Pavilion dv3-4100 - Entertainment Notebook PC Maintenance And Service Manual

HP Pavilion dv3-4100 - Entertainment Notebook PC Maintenance And Service Manual (116 pages)

HP Pavilion dv3 Entertainment PC - Maintenance and Service Guide  
Brand: HP | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.06 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Product Description11................................................................................................................................................................
External Component Identification15................................................................................................................................................................
Top Components15................................................................................................................................................................
Display Components15................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Antennas16................................................................................................................................................................
Power Button And Fingerprint Reader (select Models Only)17................................................................................................................................................................
Keys18................................................................................................................................................................
Lights19................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad20................................................................................................................................................................
Front Components20................................................................................................................................................................
Left-side Components21................................................................................................................................................................
Right-side Components22................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom Components22................................................................................................................................................................
Illustrated Parts Catalog24................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number Label24................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Major Components25................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly Subcomponents30................................................................................................................................................................
Bracket Kit32................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Kit33................................................................................................................................................................
Plastics Kit33................................................................................................................................................................
Mass Storage Devices34................................................................................................................................................................
Miscellaneous Parts34................................................................................................................................................................
Sequential Part Number Listing35................................................................................................................................................................
Removal And Replacement Procedures41................................................................................................................................................................
Preliminary Replacement Requirements41................................................................................................................................................................
Tools Required41................................................................................................................................................................
Service Considerations41................................................................................................................................................................
Plastic Parts41................................................................................................................................................................
Cables And Connectors41................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Guidelines42................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Handling42................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge Damage42................................................................................................................................................................
Packaging And Transporting Guidelines44................................................................................................................................................................
Component Replacement Procedures45................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Feet47................................................................................................................................................................
Battery48................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module49................................................................................................................................................................
Wlan Module52................................................................................................................................................................
Rtc Battery55................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive56................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive60................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover61................................................................................................................................................................
Power Button Board63................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard65................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Module67................................................................................................................................................................
Speakers69................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Board70................................................................................................................................................................
Power Connector Cable71................................................................................................................................................................
System Board72................................................................................................................................................................
Fan/heat Sink Assembly75................................................................................................................................................................
Processor78................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Connector Board80................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly82................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Setup Utility88................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Utility88................................................................................................................................................................
Using Setup Utility89................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Language Of Setup Utility89................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating And Selecting In Setup Utility89................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying System Information89................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Default Settings In Setup Utility90................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Setup Utility91................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Utility Menus91................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu91................................................................................................................................................................
Security Menu91................................................................................................................................................................
System Configuration Menu92................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Menu92................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Specifications93................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications93................................................................................................................................................................
Inch, Sva Display Specifications94................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Specifications94................................................................................................................................................................
Blu-ray Rom With Lightscribe Dvd±rw Super Multi Double-layer Drive Specifications95................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd±rw And Cd-rw Super Multi Double-layer Combo Drive Specifications95................................................................................................................................................................
Backup And Recovery97................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Recovery Discs97................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Information97................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Backup And Restore98................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore Points99................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Recovery99................................................................................................................................................................
When To Create Restore Points99................................................................................................................................................................
Create A System Restore Point99................................................................................................................................................................
Restore To A Previous Date And Time99................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Using The Recovery Discs100................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Using The Partition On The Hard Drive100................................................................................................................................................................
Connector Pin Assignments101................................................................................................................................................................
Audio-in (microphone)101................................................................................................................................................................
Audio-out (headphone)101................................................................................................................................................................
External Monitor101................................................................................................................................................................
Hdmi103................................................................................................................................................................
Rj-45 (network)104................................................................................................................................................................
Universal Serial Bus104................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cord Set Requirements105................................................................................................................................................................
Requirements For All Countries105................................................................................................................................................................
Requirements For Specific Countries And Regions106................................................................................................................................................................
Recycling107................................................................................................................................................................
Display107................................................................................................................................................................
Index113................................................................................................................................................................
HP Pavilion dv3-4100 - Entertainment Notebook PC Supplementary Manual

HP Pavilion dv3-4100 - Entertainment Notebook PC Supplementary Manual (2 pages)

HP Envy 15-1155: Supplementary Guide  
Brand: HP | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.09 MB

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