Compaq Presario Notebook PC user manual

User manual for the device Compaq Presario Notebook PC

Device: Compaq Presario Notebook PC
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Date of adding : 2013-08-17 17:49:59
Number of pages: 42
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Notice © 2000 Compaq Computer Corporation Microsoft, Windows, and Windows 2000 Professional are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Intel and Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation. COMPAQ and the Compaq logo Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 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 d

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CONTENTS Chapter 1 Notebook Operating System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Windows Desktop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Customizing the Windows Desktop . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Arranging Icons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 Selecting a Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 Adding a Screen Saver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Windows Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 2 Notebook Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 The Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Adding or Removing Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Adding/Removing Windows Components . . . . . . . . 2-2 Adding or Removing Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Modem Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6 Country Selection for the Compaq 56K V.90 PCI Modem . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Notebook Operating  System The Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional operating system  (herein after referred to as Windows or Windows 2000) allows you to perform tasks by clicking menu items and small pictures (called icons). Windows also allows more than one program to Windows Desktop, 1-2 run at a time as well as share information between programs. When you turn on your Notebook for the first time, the Windows Help, 1-5 Windows setup begins automatically. File Searches,

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Customizing the Windows Desktop Windows Desktop The Windows desktop is the screen you see when the Windows startup is complete. You can arrange your desktop exactly the way you want it. See also Windows Help for detailed information on customizing your desktop. No. Description Icons represent files, folders, programs, and other objects that 1 you use. 2 Windows desktop is the basic Windows work area. Start button displays a menu of commands for starting programs, 3 changing system setting

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Arranging Icons Did you know... You can arrange the icons on your desktop for quick and easy You can also arrange your access to frequently used items. icons in organized rows by To arrange icons, complete the following steps: right-clicking the Windows desktop and choosing Line Up 1. Right-click anywhere on the Windows desktop. Icons from the Shortcut menu. 2. From the Shortcut menu, select Arrange Icons. 3. Choose the method you want to arrange the icons. You can arrange icons in the fol

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Adding a Screen Saver Did you know... You can add or change your Notebook’s screen savers at any You can download new time. Using screen savers allows you to change the scenes on screen savers from the your display screen when your Notebook is inactive for a Internet or buy them in your specified period of time. local computer store. To add a screen saver, complete the following steps: 1. Right-click the Windows desktop and select Properties Did you know... from the Shortcut menu. All scr

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Finding Help Windows Help Windows Help is a valuable tool that can provide answers to many of your questions about Windows. To search for information in Windows Help, complete the following steps: 1. Click the Start button, then click Help. 2. Select the Contents, Index, Search, or Favorites tab for help. WINDOWS 2000 OPERATING SYSTEM MANUAL NOTEBOOK OPERATING SYSTEM 1-5

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Searching for Files or Folders File Searches In Windows you can search for files or folders by entering a complete or partial name, the date the file was created, or the file type or size. To search for a file or folder, complete the following steps: 1. From the Windows taskbar, click the Start button. 2. Point to Search and select For File or Folders. Did you know... From the Date tab in Find File or Folders, you can provide a time frame in which the file was created or modified to help s

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Creating New Folders Folders Windows allows you to create folders to organize your files. For example, you can create a folder and name it Budget2000. In this folder you could store all files related to expenses, profits, taxes, and so forth. To create a folder, complete the following steps: 1. Right-click the Start button and choose Explore from the Shortcut menu to open Windows Explorer. 2. From Windows Explorer, click to select the drive in which you want to place the new folder. 3. Righ

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Creating Shortcuts Shortcuts Shortcuts are used to open files and programs without having to select them from the Start menu or from their permanent location on the hard drive. If you frequently use a certain file or folder, you can place a shortcut for it on your desktop as an icon or on the Start menu for quick access. To create a shortcut to a file or folder, complete the following steps: 1. Right-click the Start button and choose Explore from the Shortcut menu to open Windows Explorer.

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Reprogramming the Internet Zone Buttons Internet Zone Buttons You can reprogram the Internet Zone buttons to reflect your personal preferences. The Internet Zone buttons, To reprogram your Internet Zone buttons, complete the located above your following steps: Notebook’s keyboard, automatically connect you 1. From the Windows taskbar, click Start, point to Settings and to the Internet. These then click Control Panel. buttons give you one-touch 2. Double-click the Easy Access Buttons ÿ

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Using Windows Accessories Windows Accessories Windows is equipped with a number of accessories. The following are brief descriptions of the accessories available to you:  Accessibility allows you to configure Windows for your vision, hearing, and mobility needs.  Communications offers the following features: – Network and Dial-up Connections enables you to connect to another computer or to a network. – HyperTerminal enables you to connect to a remote computer, send and receive files, a

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 Games provides several activities for your entertainment.  System Tools offers various utilities for your system, including Clipboard Viewer, Disk Cleanup, Disk Defragmenter, and ScanDisk.  Calculator provides a means to perform simple and complex calculations.  Imaging allows you to view, zoom, rotate, and print a previewed image.  Notepad offers a place to work with unformatted text.  Paint allows you to create and edit graphics.  WordPad provides basic word-processing features. To

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1-12 NOTEBOOK OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 2000 OPERATING SYSTEM MANUAL

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Notebook  Configuration This chapter shows you how to configure your Presario  Notebook after you have set up Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional operating system (herein after referred to as Windows or Windows 2000). The Control Panel, 2-2 This guide is a supplemental reference to the Microsoft 2000 Modem Settings, 2-6 Professional guide that came with your Windows 2000 Professional software. Power Management, 2-9 Network Connection for Internal Ethernet Hardware, 2-15 S

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Adding or Removing Hardware The Control Panel Most hardware devices are plug and play compliant. Windows will locate the proper device driver or prompt you to insert the media provided by your hardware manufacturer. Follow the This section covers: on-screen instructions and use any diskette or CD that has been  Adding or Removing provided by your hardware manufacturer. If no diskette or CD Hardware has been provided, you may find the drivers in the following directory: C:\i386.  Adding

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Adding or Removing Programs To add or remove programs on your Notebook, complete the following steps: 1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, then to Control Panel. 2. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs ¤ icon. A welcome dialog box is displayed. 3. Click Next. The Add/Remove Programs dialog box is displayed with the following three buttons on its right side: – Change or Remove Programs – Add New Programs – Add/Remove Windows Components 4. Click one of the buttons to display its dia

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Change or Remove Programs When you click the Change or Remove Programs button, you see all the programs that are installed on your Notebook. Caution: Programs should never be removed from your Notebook by Ä deleting program files and folders in Windows Explorer. You can display these programs in the Add/Remove Programs dialog box according to their name, size, frequency of use, or date last used. Caution: Programs added to your Notebook interact with the software that is Ä already there. Re


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