Compaq PRESARIO 1800 user manual

User manual for the device Compaq PRESARIO 1800

Device: Compaq PRESARIO 1800
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Date of adding : 2013-08-17 17:49:59
Number of pages: 160
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Notice ©2000 Compaq Computer Corporation COMPAQ and the Compaq logo Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Intel, SpeedStep and Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation. All other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Compaq shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The informa- tion in this document is subject

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CONTENTS Chapter 1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Where Can I Find Information?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Printed Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Symbols and Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Safety . . . . . .

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Back Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8 Components on Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8 Underside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Components on Underside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 QuikDock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 QuikDock Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 Chapter 3 Using Your Notebook . . .

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Chapter 4 Common Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 TV-Out Connection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Connecting and Enabling TV-Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Setting Your Television Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3 Adjusting the Television Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4 Switching Between Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4 Anti-Virus Software. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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DVDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-8 Using the DVD Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-8 Playing a DVD Film on a TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-12 Using “Regionalized” DVDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-13 Video Display Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-15 Showing and Hiding the DVD Panel . . . . . . . . . . . 5-15 Zooming the View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

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Chapter 7 Caring for Your Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Battery Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2 Using the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2 Storing the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2 Recycling the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-3 Battery Calibration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-4 Calibrating the Battery .

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Hard Disk Space Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-8 Checking the Hard Disk Space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-8 Deleting Unnecessary Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-8 Using the Recycle Bin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 System Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-10 Compaq Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-10 System Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-12

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 Introduction Congratulations! As the owner of a new Presario Notebook         computer, you have joined the world-wide community of mobile computer users. Once your Notebook is set up and connected to the Internet, you can explore vast regions of information, Where Can I Find entertainment, and services online. Information?, 1-2 The Beyond Setup Guide is designed for both experienced Symbols and Graphics, 1-4 computer users an

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Printed Documents Where Can I Find Your new Presario Notebook computer came with printed documents containing helpful reference information. Information? If you have access to the Internet, you can also view these and other documents on the Compaq Web site at This section describes the www.compaq.com/mypresario. documentation that came in the box with your new Note: Additional documents to those described here may vary per region. Notebook. Easy Setup Poster This poster shows you how to

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Safety and Comfort Guide This document explains how to protect your equipment from damage, protect yourself from injury, and ensure your comfort while using your Notebook. Warranty Certificate The warranty details the Compaq commitment to service during the warranty period. Keep the warranty certificate in a safe place for future reference. Presario Operating System Manual The Presario Operating System Manual explains how to communicate with your Notebook using the Microsoft ® Windows oper

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Symbols Symbols and Graphics The following words and symbols have special meaning in this guide and in the electronic documentation: Important information that may help you solve a problem. Helpful hints that make using your Notebook easier and faster. Another document or another page in this document that has related information. Failure to follow directions may result in bodily harm or loss of life. Failure to follow directions may result in equipment  Caution: damage or data los

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Disconnecting Your Notebook Safety from the Power Source To shut down your Notebook properly, complete the following steps: To reduce the risk of electric 1. Close all open programs. shock and damage to the equipment, read the Safety and 2. On the Windows taskbar, click Start, then click Comfort document. Shut Down… The Shut down Windows dialogue box is displayed. 3. Select the Shut down option. To protect your equipment from Note: If the Notebook does not turn off automatically, then pr

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1-6 INTRODUCTION PRESARIO NOTEBOOK BEYOND SETUP GUIDE 1800 SERIES

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Your Notebook  at a Glance Before you begin using your new Presario Notebook computer,         you’ll want to look at some of the basic components. Front of Your Presario Notebook, 2-2 Left and Right Panels, 2-7 Back Panel, 2-8 Underside, 2-9 QuikDock, 2-10 To open your Notebook, slide the 1 Display Release Latches forward and gently lift the lid. PRESARIO NOTEBOOK BEYOND SETUP GUIDE YOUR NOTEBOOK AT A GLANCE 2-1 1800 SERIES

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Common Features Front of Your Presario Notebook Open your Notebook and take a look at these components:  Common Features  Internet Zone Buttons and Lights  Function Keys  Status Display and CD/DVD Controls Display Release Latch TouchPad 1 6 Display Speakers 2 7 “Turning Your Notebook On and Off” later in this guide to Power Button Left TouchPad Button 3 8 learn more about how to start Model Number Scroll Up/Down Button 4 9 and shut down your Notebook. Keyboard Right TouchPad Button

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Internet Zone Buttons and Lights “Reprogramming Your Internet Zone Buttons” in Chapter 3 of this guide to learn how to program the Internet zone buttons to suit your needs. AC Adapter Light Digital Audio Button 1 7 Caps Lock Light Entertainment Button 2 8 Instant Internet Access Button Retail Central Button 3 9 Instant E-Mail Button Num Lock Light 4 - My Presario Instant Access Button Scroll Lock Light 5 q Power Button 6 PRESARIO NOTEBOOK BEYOND SETUP GUIDE YOUR NOTEBOOK AT A GLANCE 2-3 18

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Note: Before using these buttons, you must have access to the Internet. Button Button Default Button Action Description Instant Internet Provides your daily start point to the  Access Internet. It connects you to a personalised Web page filled with local weather, news, sports, and financial information. Instant E-mail Provides you with one-touch access for  sending and reading your e-mail. My Presario Connects instantly to Compaq for product  information, helpful hints, performance upd

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Function Keys The following keys are assigned: Button Description F1 User-programmable favourite program launch key To access these features, F2 User-programmable favourite program launch key press and hold down the Fn key, press the numbered F3 Switches between the display and external monitor function key, and then release in the following order: both keys simultaneously. •Display  External Monitor  Display and External Monitor TV Out F4 Sleep F5 None F6 None F7 Brightness control down

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Status Display and CD/DVD Controls 2 Sleep Status Icon Disqplay On/Off Button 1 7 Power Status Icon Next Track Button 2 8 Battery Charging Status Icon Volume Down Button 3 9 2 Disqplay Status Icon Volume Up Button 4 - Battery Gauge Play/Pause Button 5 q Previous Track Button Stop Button 6 w 2-6 YOUR NOTEBOOK AT A GLANCE PRESARIO NOTEBOOK BEYOND SETUP GUIDE 1800 SERIES


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