HP (Hewlett-Packard) Compaq Notebook user manual

User manual for the device HP (Hewlett-Packard) Compaq Notebook

Device: HP (Hewlett-Packard) Compaq Notebook
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Compaq Notebook Series
Startup Guide

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Notice © 2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Microsoft, MS-DOS, and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection

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Important Safety Information CAUTION To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger telecommunications line cord to connect a modem to the telephone wall jack. In Australia, the notebook must be connected to the Telecommunication Network through a line cord that meets the requirements of ACA Technical Standard TS008. When using your notebook with a telephone connection, always follow basic safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, and injury to persons. • Do not

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Software Product License Agreement Your HP product contains software programs. CAREFULLY READ THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT BEFORE PROCEEDING TO OPERATE THIS EQUIPMENT. RIGHTS IN THE SOFTWARE ARE OFFERED ONLY ON THE CONDITION THAT THE CUSTOMER AGREES TO ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. PROCEEDING TO OPERATE THE EQUIPMENT INDICATES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, YOU MUST NOW EITHER REMOVE THE SOFTWARE FROM YOU

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OWNERSHIP. Customer agrees that he/she does not have any title or ownership of the software, other than ownership of the physical media. Customer acknowledges and agrees that the software is copyrighted and protected under the copyright laws. Customer acknowledges and agrees that the software may have been developed by a third party software supplier named in the copyright notices included with the software, who shall be authorized to hold the Customer responsible for any copyright infringement

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U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication, or disclosure is subject to HP standard commercial license terms and for non-DOD Departments and Agencies of the U.S. Government, the restrictions set forth in FAR 52.227-19(c)(1-2) (June 1987) Hewlett-Packard Company, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304 U.S.A. Copyright (c) 2000 Hewlett-Packard Company. All Rights Reserved. Customer further agrees that Software is delivered and licensed as “Commercial notebook software” as defined in DFA

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Contents Getting Started with Your Notebook...........................................................................1 Identifying Parts of the Notebook ..........................................................................2 Front panel and right panel components...........................................................2 Left panel and back panel components.............................................................4 Bottom panel components ................................................

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Troubleshooting and Maintenance ..........................................................................27 Troubleshooting Your Notebook..........................................................................28 Display problems............................................................................................28 Hard drive problems .......................................................................................29 Keyboard and pointing device problems...........................

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Startup Guide 1

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook Components included with the notebook may vary by geographical region and the features you selected. The following illustrations identify the standard external components included with most notebook models. Find the illustrations that match your notebook to identify your components. Front panel and right panel components 1 Notebook open/close latch 7 Hard drive 2 One-Touch buttons 8 Infrared po

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook 1 Notebook open/close latch 8 Wireless on-off button and indicator light (select models only) 2 One-Touch buttons 9 Battery 3 Keyboard status lights 10 Audio mute button, audio mute light, and 4 Power button: turns the computer on and off volume control 5 TouchPad, scroll pad, Click buttons, plus 11 Audio jacks (left to right): audio out on-off button (headphones), external microphone 6 Main status lights (left to right): power

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook Left panel and back panel components 1 AC adapter jack 8 Cable lock slot (security connector) 2 Universal serial bus ports (USB) 9 RJ-11 jack: connects the modem cable 3 RJ-45 jack: connects a network cable 10 PC Card and CardBus slot and button (location varies by model) 4 S-Video out jack 11 IEEE 1394 port (select models only) 5 Parallel port (LPT1): use this port for a parallel printer or other parallel device 12 Audio jacks

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook 1 AC adapter jack 7 S-Video out jack 2 Two USB ports 8 Cable lock slot (security connector) 3 RJ-45 network jack: connects a network cable 9 RJ-11 jack: connects a modem cable 4 PS/2 port 10 IEEE 1394 port (select models only) 5 Parallel port (LPT1): use this port for a parallel 11 PC Card and CardBus slot and buttons printer or other parallel device 12 Diskette drive (select models only) 6 External monitor port Startup Guide 5

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook Bottom panel components 1 Hard drive 4 Reset button 2 Battery latch 5 Docking port (select models only) 3 RAM (memory) cover 6 Mini PCI cover (no user parts inside) 6StartupGuide

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook 1 Hard drive 4 RAM (memory) cover 2 Battery latch 5 Docking port (select models only) 3 Mini PCI cover (no user parts inside) 6 Reset button Startup Guide 7

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook Status lights The notebook includes a number of status lights that report power and battery status, drive activity, and keyboard functions such as Caps Lock and Num Lock. The following diagram shows the main status lights on the front of the notebook. 1Powermode • On—notebook is on (even if the display is off) • Blinking—notebook is in Standby • Off—notebook is off or in Hibernation 2 Hard drive activity On—notebook is accessin

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook The keyboard status lights, located above the keyboard, indicate the states of the keyboard locks. 1 Caps Lock On: Caps Lock is active. 2NumLockOn: Num Lock is active. (The Keypad Lock must also be on to use the embedded keypad.) 3 KeypadLockOn: The embedded keypad is active (Fn+F8). Num Lock must also be on for the numeric keys. Otherwise, cursor control is active (as marked on an external keyboard). Startup Guide 9

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Setting Up Your Notebook Setting Up Your Notebook WARNING Improper use of keyboards and other input devices has been associated with ergonomic injury. If you are using your notebook as your primary computer, or using it for extended periods, you should use it with a full-sized keyboard, monitor, and mouse. Docking accessories offer quick, easy connections to these devices. This can reduce the risk of ergonomic injury. For information about setting up a safe and

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Setting Up Your Notebook Step 2: Connect AC power CAUTION Use only the AC adapter included with your notebook (or other approved adapter that meets the power requirements of the notebook). Using the wrong AC adapter could damage the notebook or adapter, cause data loss, and may void your warranty. 1. Plug the AC adapter into the notebook. 2. Connect the power cord to the AC adapter. 3. Plug the power cord into a wall outlet. The notebook battery starts charging

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Getting Started with Your Notebook Setting Up Your Notebook Step 3: Connect a phone line 1. Make sure the telephone line is an analog line, sometimes called a data line. (Do not use a digital line.) 2. Connect the telephone cord (RJ-11) into a telephone jack. 3. Plug the other end of the telephone cord into the RJ-11 modem jack on the notebook. For details about using the modem, including AT commands, see the Reference Guide on the Documentation Library CD included with your notebook. 12 Startup


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