Compaq Notebook Series user manual

User manual for the device Compaq Notebook Series

Device: Compaq Notebook Series
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Number of pages: 190
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Hardware and Software
Guide
HP Notebook Series
Document Part Number: 366536-001
November 2004
This guide explains how to identify, access, and use most
of the hardware and software features available on your notebook.
Modem and wireless device information is not included in this
guide. For wireless device information,
refer to the printed Go Wireless booklet included with your
notebook (select models only) and to the wireless device
guides on the Notebook Documentation CD. For modem
info

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© Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Intel is a trademark or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. SD Logo is a trademark of its proprietor. Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by Hewlett-Packard Company under license. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warrant

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Contents 1 Hardware Top Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–2 TouchPad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–2 Keys. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–3 Power Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–4 Lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–5 Buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Contents 2 Keyboard TouchPad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–2 Identifying TouchPad Components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–2 Using the TouchPad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–3 Setting TouchPad Preferences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–3 Hotkeys and Shortcut Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–3 Identifying fn and Function Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–4 Hotkey and Shortcut Key Quick Reference

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Contents Using Battery Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–16 Identifying the Power Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–16 Switching Between Battery and External Power. . . 3–17 Charging a Battery Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–17 Monitoring the Charge in a Battery Pack . . . . . . . . 3–18 Managing Low-Battery Conditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–18 Resolving Low-Battery Conditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–20 Calibrating a Battery P

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Contents 5 Security Security Feature Recommendations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–1 Security Feature Quick Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–2 Antivirus Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–3 Critical Security Updates for Windows XP . . . . . . . . . . . 5–4 Firewall Software. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–5 QuickLock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–6 Passwords. .

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Contents Using an ExpressCard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–9 Configuring an ExpressCard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–10 Inserting an ExpressCard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–10 Removing an ExpressCard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–12 Using Digital Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–13 Using the Digital Media Light. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–14 Inserting Digital Memory Cards . . . . . . . . . . .

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Contents 8 Communications Modem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8–1 Connecting the Modem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8–2 Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8–2 Connecting a Network Cable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8–3 Turning a Network Connection Off and On . . . . . . . 8–3 Accessing the Network at Startup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8–3 Wireless Function (Select Mo

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Contents A Specifications Notebook Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–1 Operating Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–2 Rated Input Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–3 Expansion Port Input/Output Signals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–3 Finding More Environmental Information. . . . . . . . . . . . A–5 Index Hardware and Software Guide ix

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1 Hardware This chapter identifies the visible hardware features of your notebook. To find out how to use a feature, such as hotkeys, or to find out about a general topic, such as Standby or Hibernation, refer to the other chapters in this guide. Hardware and Software Guide 1–1

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Hardware Top Components TouchPad Component Description TouchPad button Enables/disables the TouchPad. 1 TouchPad* Moves the pointer and selects or 2 activates items on the screen. Left and right TouchPad Function like the left and right buttons 3 buttons (2)* on an external mouse. TouchPad scroll zone* Scrolls up or down. 4 5 TouchPad light On: TouchPad is enabled. *This table describes default settings. For information about changing the functions of TouchPad features, refer to “Setting Touc

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Hardware Keys Component Description Function keys Perform system and application tasks. 1 When combined with the fn key, the function keys perform additional tasks as hotkeys. For more information, refer to “Hotkey and Shortcut Key Quick Reference” in Chapter 2. fn key Combines with other keys to perform 2 system tasks and activates hotkeys. For example, pressing fn+f8 increases screen brightness. Windows® logo key Displays the Windows Start menu. 3 Windows applications key Displays a s

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Hardware Power Control Component Description Power/standby When the notebook is button* ■ Off, press to turn on the notebook. ■ On, briefly press to initiate Hibernation. ■ In Standby, briefly press to resume from Standby. ■ In Hibernation, briefly press to restore from Hibernation. If the system has stopped responding and ✎ Microsoft® Windows® shutdown procedures cannot be used, press and hold the power/standby button for at least 4 seconds to turn off the notebook. *This table describes

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Hardware Lights Component Description Wireless light On: An integrated wireless device has been 1 enabled (select models only). Caps lock light On: caps lock is on. 2 Num lock light On: num lock or the numeric keypad is on. 3 Hardware and Software Guide 1–5

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Hardware Buttons Component Description 1 Volume down button Decreases system volume. 2 Volume mute button Mutes or restores system volume. Volume up button Increases system volume. 3 Quick Launch buttons Launch default multimedia, digital 4 imaging or music applications (varies by model). To reassign another application to a “Using Quick Launch button, refer to Custom Assignments and Schemes” in Chapter 2. Wireless button Turns the wireless network device on 5 and off (select models onl

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Hardware Front Components Component Description Display release latch Opens the notebook. 1 Stereo speakers (2) Produce stereo sound. 2 Power/standby light On: Notebook is turned on. 3 Blinking: Notebook is in Standby. Battery light On: Battery pack is charging. 4 Blinking: Battery pack has reached a low-battery condition. AC power light On: Notebook is receiving AC power. 5 Hard drive activity light On: Internal hard drive is being 6 accessed. Consumer IR Links the notebook to an optional

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Hardware Rear Components Connectors, Jacks and Ports Component Description Security cable slot Attaches an optional security cable to 1 the notebook. Power connector Connects an AC adapter. 2 USB port Connects optional 1.1- or 3 2.0-compliant USB devices. S-Video-out jack Connects an optional S-Video device, 4 such as a television, VCR, camcorder, projector, or video capture card. External monitor port Connects an optional VGA external 5 monitor or projector. 1–8 Hardware and Software Gui

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Hardware Vent Component Description Exhaust vent Provides airflow to cool internal components. To prevent overheating, do not obstruct Ä vents. Do not allow a hard surface, such as a printer, or a soft surface, such as a pillow, blanket, rug, or thick clothing, to block airflow. Hardware and Software Guide 1–9

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Hardware Left-Side Components Connectors, Jacks and Components Component Description USB port Connects an optional 1.1- or 1 2.0-compliant USB device. Audio-in (microphone) jack Connects an optional monaural 2 microphone. Audio-out (headphone) jack Connects optional headphones or 3 powered stereo speakers. Also connects the audio function of an audio/video device such as a television VCR. or Optical drive* Supports an optical disc. 4 Optical drive release button Opens the optical drive. 5

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Hardware Vent Component Description Exhaust vent Provides airflow to cool internal components. To prevent overheating, do not obstruct Ä vents. Do not allow a hard surface, such as a printer, or a soft surface, such as a pillow, blanket, rug, or thick clothing, to block airflow. Hardware and Software Guide 1–11


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