Compaq 335401-001 user manual

User manual for the device Compaq 335401-001

Device: Compaq 335401-001
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Number of pages: 37
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Startup Guide
Compaq Notebook Series
Document Part Number: 335401-001
September 2003
This guide explains how to set up your hardware and software,
find and install the latest versions of HP software, and find
additional information and support. This guide introduces you to
exterior features of the notebook.

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© 2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. SD Logo is a trademark. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or

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Contents 1 Hardware and Software Setup Setting Up the Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–1 Setting Up the Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–5 Installing Optional Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–6 Selecting Regional Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–6 Selecting Screen Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–6 Protecting the Notebook from Power Surges . . . . . . 1–7 Protecting the Notebook

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Contents Power and Volume Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–5 Wireless On-Off Button and Application Keys. . . . . 3–6 Function and Keypad Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–7 Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–8 Rear View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–9 Left Side. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–10 Right Side. . . . . . . . . .

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1 Hardware and Software Setup Setting Up the Hardware CAUTION: To ensure that the correct drivers load and to prevent file corruption or damage to the components during initial setup: ■ Do not set up the notebook while it is docked in an optional HP Notebook Expansion base. ■ Run the notebook on external AC power, not on battery power, throughout initial setup. Startup Guide 1–1

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Hardware and Software Setup To set up the notebook hardware: 1. Insert the battery pack: a. Place the notebook upside down and align the battery pack with the notebook battery bay. b. Slide the battery pack into the battery bay until it is seated. (For more information regarding battery packs, refer on the Documentation Library CD to the Hardware Guide, “Battery Packs” chapter.) Inserting the battery pack 1–2 Startup Guide

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Hardware and Software Setup 2. Connect the notebook to AC power: a. Place the notebook on a flat surface near an electrical outlet. b. Connect the AC adapter cable to the power connector on the notebook 1. c. Connect the power cord to the AC adapter 2. (Power cords and AC adapters vary by region and country.) d. Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet 3. (Electrical outlets vary by region and country.) Connecting the notebook to AC power Startup Guide 1–3

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Hardware and Software Setup 3. Open the notebook by pressing the display release latch 1 and lifting the display 2. Opening the notebook 4. Turn on the notebook by pressing the power button 1. The power/standby light turns on 2. Turning on the notebook 1–4 Startup Guide

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Hardware and Software Setup After the notebook power is on: ■ The software setup prompt appears on the screen. ■ The battery light remains on while the battery pack is charging and turns off after the battery pack is fully charged. Setting Up the Software A prompt to set up your software is displayed on the screen when the notebook is turned on for the first time. Before responding to the prompt and proceeding through the online instructions, read the following caution and other installation

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Hardware and Software Setup Installing Optional Software You can install third-party software or preloaded utilities at any time after initial setup is complete. ■ To install a third-party application, refer to the documentation included with the application. ■ To install a preloaded application, select Start > All Programs > Software Setup. A setup wizard loads, and a list of applications is displayed. Select the application you want to install, and follow the instructions on the screen. T

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Hardware and Software Setup Protecting the Notebook from Power Surges To protect the notebook from the power surges that may be caused by an unreliable power supply or an electrical storm: ■ Plug the notebook power cord into an optional, high-quality surge protector. ■ Provide surge protection for the cable that connects the modem to the telephone jack. ■ During an electrical storm, run the notebook on battery power or shut down the notebook and disconnect the power cord. Surge protectors ar

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Hardware and Software Setup Turning Off the Notebook Whenever possible, shut down the notebook by following the appropriate Windows shutdown procedure: To shut down the notebook: » Select Start > Shut Down > Shut down. For information about conserving power, setting power preferences, and using Standby and Hibernation, refer to the “Power” chapter in the Software Guide on the Documentation Library CD. Using the Notebook Safely This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limit

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Hardware and Software Setup WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious injury, read the Safety & Å Comfort Guide. It describes proper workstation setup, posture, and health and work habits for computer users, and provides important electrical and mechanical safety information. This guide is located on the Web at, on the hard drive, or on the Documentation Library CD that is included with the product. WARNING: This notebook is designed to run demanding applications Å

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Hardware and Software Setup 1–10 Startup Guide

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2 Additional Information, Help and Updates Using the Documentation Library CD For supplementary information about the notebook, refer to the Documentation Library CD. The Documentation Library CD included with all models includes the guides described in the following list. Additional guides—for example, instruction manuals for using an optional wireless device—are included with select models. ■ Hardware Guide—contains information specific to your notebook. The guide includes an illustrated

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Additional Information, Help and Updates ■ Regulatory and Safety Notices—includes governmental agency information. ■ Safety & Comfort Guide—describes the best ways to set up a safe and comfortable work environment, including ergonomic and safety information. To view a guide: 1. Insert the Documentation Library CD into a CD drive. 2. Select the guide you want to read from the reference library menu. 3. If prompted, accept the Adobe Acrobat Reader license agreement or install Acrobat Reader b

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Additional Information, Help and Updates ■ Protect your notebook files by using Norton AntiVirus software. ■ Undo changes to your notebook with System Restore. ■ Improve performance of your hard drive and battery. ■ Contact an Compaq support specialist or use Remote Assistance to get additional help. ■ Download the latest drivers, utilities, software updates, and product documentation for your notebook. ■ Use Tools to view notebook information and diagnose problems. ■ Keep your notebook up-t

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Additional Information, Help and Updates Contacting Technical Support Obtaining Support Telephone Numbers If you cannot solve a notebook problem by using the online Help and Support Center installed on your notebook or the documentation included with the notebook, you may need to contact Compaq. To obtain a list of worldwide customer support telephone numbers or to locate the Compaq office near you, use one of the following methods: ■ Select Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintena

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Additional Information, Help and Updates Installing a Retail Version of an Operating System A Windows operating system provided on the notebook or on a CD is optimized by Compaq to improve overall system performance. Compaq recommends that you not install a retail version in place of this operating system. CAUTION: Installing a retail version of the operating system will void Ä your notebook warranty. Startup Guide 2–5

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Additional Information, Help and Updates 2–6 Startup Guide

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