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HP Pavilion DV8300 Maintenance And Service Manual

HP Pavilion DV8300 Maintenance And Service Manual (264 pages)

HP Laptop User Manual  
Brand: HP | Category: Laptop | Size: 5.34 MB
Table of contents
Maintenance And Service Guide2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications6................................................................................................................................................................
Product Description7................................................................................................................................................................
Features8................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting The Computer10................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management11................................................................................................................................................................
External Components12................................................................................................................................................................
Front Components13................................................................................................................................................................
Right-side Components15................................................................................................................................................................
Left-side Components16................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel Components19................................................................................................................................................................
Top Components22................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad Components27................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom Components28................................................................................................................................................................
Design Overview30................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting31................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Setup31................................................................................................................................................................
Using Computer Setup31................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The File Menu32................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The Security Menu33................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The Diagnostics Menu34................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The System Configuration Menu35................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Flowcharts36................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.1—initial Troubleshooting37................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.2—no Power, Part38................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.3—no Power, Part39................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.4—no Power, Part40................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.5—no Power, Part41................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.6—no Video, Part42................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.7—no Video, Part43................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.9—no Operating System (os) Loading45................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.13—no Os Loading, Diskette Drive49................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.14—no Os Loading, Optical Drive50................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.15—no Audio, Part51................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.16—no Audio, Part52................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.17—nonfunctioning Device53................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.18—nonfunctioning Keyboard54................................................................................................................................................................
Illustrated Parts Catalog57................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number Location57................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Major Components58................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly Subcomponents68................................................................................................................................................................
Plastics Kit70................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Kit71................................................................................................................................................................
Mass Storage Devices72................................................................................................................................................................
Miscellaneous (not Illustrated)74................................................................................................................................................................
Sequential Part Number Listing76................................................................................................................................................................
Removal And Replacement Preliminaries83................................................................................................................................................................
Tools Required83................................................................................................................................................................
Service Considerations84................................................................................................................................................................
Plastic Parts84................................................................................................................................................................
Cables And Connectors84................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Damage To Removable Drives85................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Damage86................................................................................................................................................................
Packaging And Transporting Precautions87................................................................................................................................................................
Workstation Precautions88................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Equipment And Methods89................................................................................................................................................................
Typical Electrostatic Voltage Levels90................................................................................................................................................................
Removal And Replacement Procedures91................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number92................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Sequence Chart93................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The Computer For Disassembly95................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive97................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Feet101................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module101................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Communications Module105................................................................................................................................................................
Rtc Battery107................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive109................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Cover111................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Assembly Frame113................................................................................................................................................................
Led Board117................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard119................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly121................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover133................................................................................................................................................................
System Board140................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Module147................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Connector Cable150................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Board152................................................................................................................................................................
Speakers154................................................................................................................................................................
Heat Sink157................................................................................................................................................................
Processor160................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Assembly162................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Assembly166................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drives173................................................................................................................................................................
System Dma180................................................................................................................................................................
System Interrupts181................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory Map186................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Listing187................................................................................................................................................................
Software Update219................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Software219................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Bios220................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Software Programs And Drivers222................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering System Information223................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Information224................................................................................................................................................................
Backup Suggestions224................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore Points225................................................................................................................................................................
When To Create Restore Points225................................................................................................................................................................
Create A System Restore Point225................................................................................................................................................................
Restore To A Previous Date And Time226................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Recovery Discs226................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Software Programs And Drivers228................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Programs From Discs229................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Recovery229................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering From The Recovery Discs230................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Reinstalled Software232................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Panel239................................................................................................................................................................
Connector Pin Assignments247................................................................................................................................................................
Universal Serial Bus248................................................................................................................................................................
External Monitor249................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cord Set Requirements253................................................................................................................................................................
Conductor Power Cord Set253................................................................................................................................................................
General Requirements254................................................................................................................................................................

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HP Pavilion DV8300 Maintenance And Service Manual

HP Pavilion DV8300 Maintenance And Service Manual (247 pages)

Hewlett-Packard Laptop User Manual  
Brand: HP | Category: Laptop | Size: 5.15 MB
Table of contents
Maintenance And Service Guide2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications6................................................................................................................................................................
Product Description7................................................................................................................................................................
Features8................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting The Computer10................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management11................................................................................................................................................................
External Components12................................................................................................................................................................
Front Components13................................................................................................................................................................
Right-side Components15................................................................................................................................................................
Left-side Components16................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel Components19................................................................................................................................................................
Top Components22................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad Components27................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom Components28................................................................................................................................................................
Design Overview30................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting31................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Setup31................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Computer Setup32................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Setup Defaults32................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The File Menu33................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The Security Menu34................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The Tools Menu35................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting From The Advanced Menu36................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Flowcharts37................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.1—initial Troubleshooting39................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.2—no Power, Part40................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.3—no Power, Part41................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.4—no Power, Part42................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.5—no Power, Part43................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.6—no Video, Part44................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.7—no Video, Part45................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.9—no Operating System (os) Loading47................................................................................................................................................................
Flowchart 2.13—no Os Loading, Diskette Drive51................................................................................................................................................................
Illustrated Parts Catalog59................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number Location59................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Major Components60................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly Subcomponents70................................................................................................................................................................
Plastics Kit72................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Kit73................................................................................................................................................................
Mass Storage Devices74................................................................................................................................................................
Miscellaneous (not Illustrated)76................................................................................................................................................................
Sequential Part Number Listing78................................................................................................................................................................
Removal And Replacement Preliminaries85................................................................................................................................................................
Tools Required85................................................................................................................................................................
Service Considerations86................................................................................................................................................................
Plastic Parts86................................................................................................................................................................
Cables And Connectors86................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Damage To Removable Drives87................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Damage88................................................................................................................................................................
Packaging And Transporting Precautions89................................................................................................................................................................
Workstation Precautions90................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Equipment And Methods91................................................................................................................................................................
Typical Electrostatic Voltage Levels92................................................................................................................................................................
Removal And Replacement Procedures93................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number94................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Sequence Chart95................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The Computer For Disassembly96................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive98................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Feet101................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module102................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Card Module105................................................................................................................................................................
Rtc Battery108................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive109................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Cover112................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Assembly114................................................................................................................................................................
Led Board118................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard120................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly122................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover132................................................................................................................................................................
System Board139................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Module146................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Cable149................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Board151................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Assembly153................................................................................................................................................................
Fan/heat Sink Assembly156................................................................................................................................................................
Processor162................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Assembly164................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drives171................................................................................................................................................................
System Dma178................................................................................................................................................................
System Interrupts179................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory Map184................................................................................................................................................................
Connector Pin Assignments185................................................................................................................................................................
Universal Serial Bus186................................................................................................................................................................
External Monitor187................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cord Set Requirements191................................................................................................................................................................
Conductor Power Cord Set191................................................................................................................................................................
General Requirements192................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Listing195................................................................................................................................................................
HP Pavilion DV8300 Manual

HP Pavilion DV8300 Manual (42 pages)

Power  
Brand: HP | Category: Keyboard | Size: 0.53 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Power Controls And Lights4................................................................................................................................................................
Power Sources6................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter7................................................................................................................................................................
Standby And Hibernation8................................................................................................................................................................
Standby8................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation9................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating Standby, Hibernation Or Shutdown10................................................................................................................................................................
When You Leave Your Work10................................................................................................................................................................
When A Reliable Power Supply Is Unavailable11................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Wireless Communication Or Readable Or Writable Media (select Models Only)12................................................................................................................................................................
Default Power Settings14................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Computer Or Display On Or Off15................................................................................................................................................................
Using Emergency Shutdown Procedures16................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating Or Resuming From Standby17................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating Or Restoring From Hibernation18................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options20................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Power Options Properties20................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Power Meter Icon21................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Or Changing A Power Scheme22................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Security Prompt23................................................................................................................................................................
Processor Performance Controls24................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Packs26................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Or Removing A Battery Pack27................................................................................................................................................................
Charging A Battery Pack29................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring The Battery Pack Charge30................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Accurate Charge Information30................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Charge Information On The Screen31................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Low-battery Conditions31................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Low-battery Conditions32................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Low-battery Conditions33................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating A Battery Pack34................................................................................................................................................................
When To Calibrate34................................................................................................................................................................
How To Calibrate35................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power38................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Power As You Work38................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Power Conservation Settings39................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery Pack39................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of A Used Battery Pack39................................................................................................................................................................

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HP Pavilion DV8300 Manual

HP Pavilion DV8300 Manual (32 pages)

Notebook Tour Guide  
Brand: HP | Category: Keyboard | Size: 0.62 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Components3................................................................................................................................................................
Top Components4................................................................................................................................................................
Keys4................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad5................................................................................................................................................................
Buttons And Switches6................................................................................................................................................................
Lights11................................................................................................................................................................
Front Components13................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Components14................................................................................................................................................................
Right-side Components16................................................................................................................................................................
Left-side Components17................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom Components19................................................................................................................................................................
Display Components21................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Antennae (select Models Only)22................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Hardware Components23................................................................................................................................................................
Labels24................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications25................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Environment25................................................................................................................................................................
Rated Input Power26................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Port Input/output Signals27................................................................................................................................................................
HP Pavilion DV8300 Installation Manual

HP Pavilion DV8300 Installation Manual (13 pages)

Preparing Advanced Format hard drives for Microsoft Windows installations on HP Business Notebook PCs and desktop PCs - White Pa  
Brand: HP | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.2 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents1................................................................................................................................................................
Executive Summary2................................................................................................................................................................
What Does The Advanced Format Drive Mean To You2................................................................................................................................................................
Important Tips4................................................................................................................................................................
Validating Partition Alignment5................................................................................................................................................................
Using Diskext5................................................................................................................................................................
Using Wmic6................................................................................................................................................................
Using Diskpart6................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Validation7................................................................................................................................................................
Enhancing The Performance Of Small Writes8................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently Asked Questions9................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Technical Background11................................................................................................................................................................
Partition Alignment11................................................................................................................................................................
Why Alignment Helps12................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information13................................................................................................................................................................
HP Pavilion DV8300 Technical White Paper

HP Pavilion DV8300 Technical White Paper (8 pages)

Notebook Hard Drives & Solid State Drives  
Brand: HP | Category: Laptop Accessories | Size: 0.22 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents1................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying, Preventing, Diagnosing, And Recovering From Drive Failures2................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction2................................................................................................................................................................
Symptoms Of Hard Drive (hdd) Performance Issues2................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive / Solid State Drive Troubleshooting Flowchart4................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive & Solid State Drive Diagnostics5................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Diagnostics - Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (uefi)5................................................................................................................................................................
Hp 3d Drive Guard5................................................................................................................................................................
Firmware & Product Updates5................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Matrix Storage Technology Driver6................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Sata Drivers6................................................................................................................................................................
Care And Maintenance Measures7................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing Advanced Format Hdds For Microsoft Windows Installations7................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Mounting Bracket7................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Cmi - Client Management Interface7................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Hp Recommendations For Optimizing Performance On Products With Older Operating Systems7................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information8................................................................................................................................................................

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