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Reference Guide
HP Notebook Expansion Base
Document Part Number: 358831-001
July 2004
This document provides instructions on how to use the
HP Notebook Expansion Base with select models of HP
and Compaq notebooks.
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© Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation.
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 editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
Reference Guide
HP Notebook Expansion Base
First Edition July 2004
Reference Number: xb2000
Document Part Number: 358831-001
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Contents
1 Getting Started
Identifying Components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–2
Front. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–2
Rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–3
Right Side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–5
Left Side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–6
Setting Up the Expansion Base . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–7
Step 1: Adjusting the Expansion Base. . . . . . . . . . . . 1–7
Step 2: Connecting to AC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–8
Step 3: Connecting the Notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–10
2 Using the Expansion Base
Expansion Base Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–1
Optional Wireless Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–2
Identifying the Wireless Receiver Buttons
and Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–3
Connecting the Wireless Keyboard and Mouse . . . . 2–4
Identifying the Wireless Keyboard Quick Launch
Buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–10
Changing the Wireless Mouse Settings . . . . . . . . . . 2–11
Connecting to a Modem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–11
Connecting to a Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–12
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Contents
Connecting Video. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Composite Video Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
S-Video Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing an Optional Hard Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting an Optional Security Cable. . . . . . . . . . . . .
2–13
2–13
2–14
2–15
2–16
2–23
3 Removing the Notebook
A Troubleshooting
Getting More Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–1
Using the World Wide Web. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–1
Preparing to Call Technical Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–2
Solving Common Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–3
Index
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Getting Started
This chapter identifies the visible hardware features of
the Expansion Base and provides the steps for setting up
the Expansion Base.
For more information on the hardware features identified in
this chapter, refer to Chapter 2, “Using the Expansion Base.”
Expansion Base may have features that are not supported by
✎ The
your notebook. For information on supporting signals that are
transmitted through your notebook expansion port, refer to your
notebook documentation.
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Identifying Components
Front
Component
Description
1
Connection indicator
light
Illuminates solid blue when the notebook is
connected correctly.
2
Mute button
Mutes the sound from the notebook.
3
Volume scroll wheel
Controls the volume of sound from the
notebook.
4
Infrared lens
Detects the notebook remote control infrared
signal (not compatible with Microsoft®
Windows® Media Center Edition notebooks).
5
Stereo speakers (2)
Produce stereo sound.
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Rear
Component
Description
1
Expansion cable
Connects the Expansion Base to a notebook.
2
Power connectors (3)
Connect the Expansion Base to notebook
AC adapter.
3
USB ports (2)
Connect USB devices; USB 2.0 compatible.
4
RJ-11 (telephone) jack Connects the Expansion Base to an RJ-11
wall jack. (See also w).
5
RJ-45 (network) jack
Connects an Ethernet cable from the
Expansion Base to an RJ-45 wall jack.
6
S/PDIF (Sony/Philips
Digital Interface)
digital audio jack
Connects to a compatible audio/video receiver
through a digital coaxial cable.
7
Composite video jack
Connects the Expansion Base to a television.
8
S-Video jack
Connects the Expansion Base to a television.
9
Hard drive power
connector
Connects the power cord for the optional
internal hard drive.
(continued)
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Component
Description
-
Connect optional security cables.
Kensington security
slots (2)
✎
The purpose of security solutions
is to act as a deterrent. These
solutions do not prevent the product
from being mishandled or stolen.
q
Hard drive carrier
screw
w
RJ-11 (telephone) jack Connects a modem cable from the
Expansion Base to a notebook. (See also 4).
✎
For more information on these components, refer to Chapter 2,
“Using the Expansion Base.”
1–4
Secures the hard drive carrier.
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Right Side
Right side (viewed from the front of the Expansion Base)
Component
Description
1
Audio-out (headphone) jack
Connects a headphone.
2
Audio-in (microphone) jack
Connects a microphone.
3
USB port
Connects USB devices; USB 2.0
compatible.
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Left Side
Left side (viewed from the front of the Expansion Base)
Component
Description
Hard drive carrier
Holds an optional internal hard drive.
✎
1–6
For information on installing an optional internal hard drive, refer to
“Installing an Optional Hard Drive” in Chapter 2.
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Setting Up the Expansion Base
Step 1: Adjusting the Expansion Base
The Expansion Base must be upright before a notebook is
attached.
»
To adjust the Expansion Base to an upright position, lift
the upper panel to the appropriate height.
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To lower the Expansion Base:
1. Pull out the handles on each side of the Expansion Base 1.
2. Grasp the handles and lower the upper panel of the
Expansion Base 2.
Step 2: Connecting to AC Power
Å
1–8
WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to your
equipment:
■ Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet that is easily accessible
at all times.
■ Disconnect power from the product by unplugging the power cord
from the electrical outlet.
■ If provided with a three-pin attachment plug on your power cord,
plug the cord into a grounded (earthed) three-pin outlet. Do not
disable the power cord grounding pin. The grounding pin is an
important safety feature.
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For optimal performance, connect the Expansion Base to an
AC power source using the notebook AC adapter and power cord.
1. Connect the notebook AC adapter to the matching connector
on the Expansion Base 1. Depending on your power
requirements, 3 power connectors are available on the rear
of the Expansion Base.
Connector
Type
Color
Label
Power
Multi-pin
No color
Not labeled
Multiple
(90 W
minimum)
Single-pin
Blue/Black*
1
120 W, 135 W
Single-pin
Yellow*
2
65 W
Some 90 W AC adapter connectors have yellow tips. If your
AC adapter cannot connect to the yellow connector on the
Expansion Base, use the blue/black connector.
2. Connect the AC power cord to the AC adapter 2, and then
to the wall outlet 3.
✎
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Step 3: Connecting the Notebook
1. Open the notebook.
2. Slide the notebook into the Expansion Base with the
keyboard facing you.
✎
1–10
The notebook is held in place by a buffer pad, which prevents
the notebook from shifting out of its proper position in the
Expansion Base.
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3. Gently pull the expansion cable from its docked location and
slide it to either side of the Expansion Base, depending on
where the expansion port on your notebook is located. The
location of the expansion port on your notebook may vary
by notebook series and model.
✎
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It is important to position the cable correctly, so that the cable
can move freely. A cable skirt and guide assist in positioning
the cable.
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4. Connect the expansion cable to the notebook, matching
the icon on the notebook expansion port with the icon
on the end of the expansion cable.
5. For optional communication, do one of the following:
1–12
❏
If you are using a modem with your notebook to
communicate using an analog telephone line, refer
to “Connecting to a Modem” in Chapter 2.
❏
If you are connecting directly to a network, refer
to “Connecting to a Network” in Chapter 2.
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6. If the notebook is not already turned on, press the power
button on the notebook to turn it on.
✎
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notebook series and model.
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If the notebook connection was made properly, the connection
indicator light will light up solid blue.
the notebook is connected to the Expansion Base, the
✎ After
internal notebook speakers are disabled and the Expansion Base
speakers are activated.
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Using the Expansion Base
Expansion Base Guidelines
■
Operating systems—For optimal performance, use the
Expansion Base with HP or Compaq notebooks running
Microsoft® Windows® XP or later.
■
Power—For optimal performance, use the Expansion Base
while connected to electrical power. This allows the notebook
battery to remain charged while the notebook is connected to
the Expansion Base.
■
Connecting and Removing
■
❏
With Windows XP or later, the notebook can be powered
on or off when connecting it to and removing it from the
Expansion Base. The blue connection indicator light on
the Expansion Base shows a successful connection and
will not be turned on until the notebook is powered on.
❏
With Windows versions prior to XP:
◆
Turn off the notebook before connecting it to and
removing it from the Expansion Base.
◆
When restoring power to the system, first connect
the notebook to the Expansion Base, and then turn
the notebook on.
External devices—When the notebook is connected to
the Expansion Base, you may attach external devices
to the connectors on the rear panel of the Expansion Base
or to the connectors on the notebook.
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Optional Wireless Accessories
2–2
Component
Description
1
Receiver
Allows connection between the
Expansion Base and the wireless
keyboard or mouse.
2
Wireless keyboard
Connects to the Expansion Base
without a cable.
3
Wireless mouse
Connects to the Expansion Base
without a cable.
4
Batteries
To be inserted into the wireless
keyboard and mouse.
✎
The wireless accessories may be included with the
Expansion Base.
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Using the Expansion Base
Identifying the Wireless Receiver Buttons
and Lights
Component
Description
1
Caps lock light
On: Keyboard caps lock has been
enabled.
2
Num lock light
On: Keyboard num lock has been
enabled.
3
Connect button
Connects wireless devices.
4
Keyboard battery light
On: Keyboard battery has low
or no power.
5
Mouse battery light
On: Mouse battery has low or
no power.
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Connecting the Wireless Keyboard and
Mouse
1. Turn the wireless keyboard upside down to locate the
battery cover 1.
2. Release the battery cover latch 2 and remove the battery
cover 3.
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3. Insert a battery into the battery slot and push it into
the back of the slot 1.
4. Insert the second battery 2.
5. Replace the battery cover on the keyboard 3.
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6. Remove the battery cover from the mouse.
7. Insert the batteries into the mouse 1.
8. Replace the battery cover 2.
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9. Connect the wireless receiver to a USB port on the
Expansion Base.
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10. Press the connect button on the receiver 1.
11. While the button on the receiver is flashing, press the
connect button on the bottom of the keyboard 2.
12. Turn the keyboard right-side up.
13. Wait 20 seconds.
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14. If you are using the wireless mouse also, press the connect
button on the receiver again 1.
15. While the button on the receiver is flashing, press the
connect button on the bottom of the mouse 2.
Your wireless keyboard and mouse will now operate while
a notebook is connected to the Expansion Base.
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Identifying the Wireless Keyboard
Quick Launch Buttons
Component
Description
1
Media
Launches your default media player.
To select a default media player:
1. Select Start > Control Panel >
Add or Remove Programs >
Set Program Access and
Defaults > Custom.
2. Select the media player under
Choose a default media player.
2
Play/Pause
Plays and pauses your default media
player while in use.
3
Mute
Mutes the volume on the
Expansion Base.
4
Volume
Controls the volume of the
Expansion Base.
5
Favorites
Opens your Favorites folder.
6
Email
Opens your email program.
7
World Wide Web
Opens your Web browser.
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Changing the Wireless Mouse Settings
To set pointer speed and shape, click speed, mouse trails, and
other preferences for your wireless mouse, select Start >
Control Panel > Printers and Other Hardware > Mouse.
Connecting to a Modem
You can connect your notebook through the Expansion Base
to your analog telephone line for dial-up communication.
This requires the 2 RJ-11 modem cables that came with your
Expansion Base.
1. Connect one end of the short modem cable into the RJ-11
(telephone) connector on the upper rear panel of the
Expansion Base 1. Connect the other end of the cable into
the RJ-11 connector on the notebook 2.
2. Connect one end of the long modem cable into the RJ-11
(telephone) connector on the lower rear panel of the
Expansion Base 3. Connect the other end of the cable
into the RJ-11 wall jack 4.
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A country-specific modem adapter also may be required, in
addition to the modem cable connected to the RJ-11 wall jack.
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Connecting to a Network
You can connect your notebook through the Expansion Base
to a network. This requires an RJ-45 Ethernet cable (purchased
separately).
1. If you haven’t already done so, connect the Expansion Base
to your notebook following the instructions in Chapter 1,
“Getting Started.”
2. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the RJ-45
(network) jack on the Expansion Base 1 and the other
end to the RJ-45 wall jack 2.
2–12
✎
Use the RJ-45 jack on the Expansion Base instead of the one
on the notebook. The RJ-45 jack on some notebooks may be
disabled when the notebook is installed in the Expansion Base.
✎
It is not necessary to connect a modem cable between
the notebook and Expansion Base if you are connecting
the Expansion Base directly to a network.
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Connecting Video
You can connect the Expansion Base to a television and use the
television as an external display. The Expansion Base provides
2 video-out ports on the rear panel, a composite video jack and
an S-Video jack. The S-Video connection provides better display
quality, but may not be available on all televisions. Refer to your
television documentation to determine if S-Video connection is
supported.
Composite Video Connection
To connect through composite video:
1. Connect a composite video cable (not included) into
the yellow composite video jack on the back of the
Expansion Base 1.
2. Connect the other end of the cable into the composite video
jack on your television 2. The location of the jack on your
television may vary by manufacturer and model.
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3. Verify that your television is displaying the correct video
source. Refer to your television documentation for
instructions.
4. Press fn+f4 on the notebook to change your video output
mode. Press fn+f4 repeatedly to cycle through the available
video modes.
5. Refer to the instructions provided with your notebook to
configure the television as the primary display or to configure
advanced video features.
S-Video Connection
To connect through S-Video:
1. Connect an S-Video cable (not included) into the S-Video
jack on the back of the Expansion Base 1.
2. Connect the other end of the cable into the S-Video jack on
your television 2. Refer to your television documentation
for the connector location.
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3. Verify that your television is displaying the correct video
source. Refer to your television documentation for
instructions.
4. Press fn+f4 on the notebook to change your video output
mode. Press fn+f4 repeatedly to cycle through the available
video modes.
5. Refer to the instructions provided with your notebook to
configure the television as the primary display or to configure
advanced video features.
Connecting Audio
The Expansion Base provides an S/PDIF digital audio jack for an
optional digital audio connection. A coaxial digital audio cable
(not provided) and an audio receiver (television or stereo) with a
coaxial digital audio port is required to fully enable this feature.
To connect digital audio:
1. Connect a coaxial digital audio cable into the orange S/PDIF
digital audio jack on the back of the Expansion Base 1.
2. Connect the other end of the cable into the digital audio jack
on your television or stereo equipment 2. Refer to your
television or stereo equipment documentation for the
connector name and location.
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3. Enable the digital audio driver:
a. Double-click the speaker icon in your system tray.
(The Volume Control box opens).
b. Select Options > Advanced Controls.
c. Select Advanced.
d. Under Other Controls, select the check box for your
digital audio system.
e. Select Close.
f.
Close the Volume Control box.
To experience digital audio with DVD playback:
1. Open InterVideo DVD by inserting a DVD or selecting
Start > All Programs > InterVideo DVD >
InterVideo DVD.
2. Right-click anywhere in the InterVideo DVD window to
open the control menu.
3. Select Setup > Audio > Digital (S/PDIF) out to
External Processor.
4. Select Apply > OK.
must reenable analog audio anytime you wish to play a DVD
✎ You
without an S/PDIF connection.
Installing an Optional Hard Drive
You can install an optional hard drive into the Expansion Base
for extra storage capacity.
Expansion Base supports IDE hard drives with an ATA✎ The
or ATAPI-compliant interface only. Refer to the hard drive
manufacturer's documentation.
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Identify the following components that may be required
when you install an optional internal hard drive.
Component
Description
1
Hard drive
Provides optional internal storage.
2
Hard drive power cord
Connects to an AC wall outlet.
3
Hard drive power adapter
Connects to the hard drive power
connector.
4
Screws (6)
Secure the optional internal hard drive
to the hard drive carrier. (Two extra
screws are provided).
5
Hard drive carrier
Holds the optional internal hard drive.
(In some configurations, the hard drive
carrier will be preinstalled).
✎
Depending on your configuration, some of the components
listed above may not be provided or required.
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1. Depending on your configuration, remove either the hard
drive carrier or the hard drive cover.
2–18
❏
To remove the hard drive carrier, remove the screw
located on the rear of the Expansion Base 1, and then
remove the hard drive carrier 2.
❏
To remove the hard drive cover, remove the screw located
on the rear of the Expansion Base 1, and then remove the
hard drive cover 2.
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2. Turn the hard drive carrier over.
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3. Connect the hard drive power cable 1 and the hard drive
data cable 2 to the hard drive.
4. Insert the hard drive into the hard drive carrier 3 and
secure the assembly with 2 screws on each side 4.
✎
✎
2–20
Two extra screws are provided.
Be sure the optional hard drive is set to Cable Select.
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5. Turn hard drive carrier back over.
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6. Replace the hard drive carrier 1 and hard drive carrier
screw 2.
7. Remove the hard drive power connector cover 3.
8. Connect the hard drive power adapter to the
Expansion Base 4.
9. Connect the power cord to the hard drive power adapter 5,
and then connect the power cord to the wall outlet 6.
more information on the hard drive, refer to the instructions
✎ For
that came with the hard drive.
To remove the optional internal hard drive, reverse the installation
procedures.
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Connecting an Optional Security Cable
purpose of security solutions is to act as a deterrent. These
✎ The
solutions do not prevent the product from being mishandled
or stolen.
Kensington security slots are provided. Use either security
✎ Two
slot to connect an optional security cable and secure your
Expansion Base.
1. With the notebook positioned in the Expansion Base, loop the
security cable (purchased separately) around a secure object.
2. Insert the key into the security cable lock 1.
3. Insert the security cable lock into the Kensington security
slot on the Expansion Base 2.
4. Turn the key to secure the cable.
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Removing the Notebook
is not necessary to turn the notebook off before removing
✎ Itit from
the Expansion Base if your operating system is
Windows XP or later.
1. Press the buttons on the sides of the expansion cable
connector 1 to disconnect the cable from the notebook 2.
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The location of the expansion port on the notebook may vary
by notebook series and model.
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2. Disconnect the modem cable from the RJ-11 (telephone) jack
on the notebook, if connected. You may leave the other end
of the cable connected to the Expansion Base for future use.
3. Slide the notebook up and out of the Expansion Base.
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Troubleshooting
Getting More Information
Å
■
The Documentation CD included with the notebook contains
comprehensive information about your notebook, as well as
governmental agency and safety information about the use
of your notebook.
■
The CD included with the Expansion Base contains
governmental agency and safety information about the use
of the Expansion Base.
■
The HP Web site (http://www.hp.com) provides product news
and software updates.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious injury, read the Safety &
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 site at http://www.hp.com/ergo.
Using the World Wide Web
Support services are available on the Internet through
Customer Care. You can either browse the postings as a guest,
or register as a user and submit your own questions. HP makes
every attempt to respond to questions in a timely manner.
To access Customer Care, visit the HP Web site at
http://www.hp.com/support.
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Troubleshooting
Preparing to Call Technical Support
If you cannot solve a problem using the troubleshooting tips in
this section, you may need to call Customer Care.
When you call technical support, have the following information
available:
A–2
■
The notebook and Expansion Base model types
■
Serial numbers for the notebook and Expansion Base
■
Purchase dates on invoices
■
Conditions under which the problem occurred
■
Error messages that have occurred
■
Hardware configuration of the notebook
■
Hardware and software you are using
■
Type of printer connected, if applicable
■
Configuration settings, including contents of the system files
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Troubleshooting
Solving Common Problems
The following table lists possible problems, the possible cause
of each problem, and the recommended solutions.
Problem
Possible Cause
Solution
The blue connection
indicator light is
not on.
The notebook is not
powered on.
Turn on the notebook.
The Expansion Base
is not connected to
AC power.
Connect the Expansion Base
power cord to an AC power
outlet.
The expansion cable on
the Expansion Base is
not fully connected to the
expansion connector on
the notebook.
Disconnect the expansion
cable from the notebook, and
then connect the cable back
into the notebook.
The notebook is
in Standby or
Hibernation mode.
Remove the notebook
from Standby or
Hibernation mode.
The speakers have
little or no volume.
The Expansion Base
Adjust the volume scroll
speakers are muted or
wheel.
the volume is set too low.
The notebook
shuts down
unexpectedly.
The Expansion Base
is not connected to
AC power, draining the
notebook battery pack.
Connect the AC adapter from
the Expansion Base to an
AC power outlet.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Possible Cause
Solution
The wireless
keyboard or mouse
does not work.
The receiver is not
connected to an
available USB port.
Connect the receiver to a
USB port.
The receiver and
keyboard or mouse have
not been synchronized.
Synchronize the devices by
pressing the appropriate
buttons. Refer to “Optional
Wireless Accessories” in
Chapter 2.
The keyboard or mouse
has no battery power.
Be sure that batteries are
inserted correctly in the
keyboard or mouse and that
the batteries are functional.
A connected home
entertainment
system does not
have audio.
Audio not connected
properly.
Be sure the Expansion Base
is properly connected to the
home entertainment system.
Refer to “Connecting Audio”
in Chapter 2.
A connected home
entertainment
system does not
experience surround
sound.
The home entertainment
system may not support
digital audio.
Be sure your home
entertainment system is
S/PDIF compatible.
A–4
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Index
A
AC adapter 1–9
AC power cord 1–9, 2–22
AC power, connecting 1–8
additional information A–1
adjusting height of Expansion Base
1–7
audio
connecting 2–15
troubleshooting A–4
audio receiver 2–15
audio-in (microphone) jack 1–5
audio-out (headphone) jack 1–5
B
batteries
identifying 2–2
wireless keyboard, inserting
2–4
wireless mouse, inserting 2–6
buttons
connect, wireless receiver 2–3
email 2–10
Favorites 2–10
Media 2–10
mute 1–2, 2–10
power, notebook 1–13
QuickLaunch 2–10
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volume 2–10
wireless keyboard connect 2–8
wireless mouse connect 2–9
wireless receiver connect 2–8
World Wide Web 2–10
C
cables
coaxial digital audio 2–15
composite video 2–13
Ethernet 2–12
expansion 1–3
modem 2–11, 2–12
S-Video 2–14
caps lock light 2–3
coaxial digital audio cable 2–15
components, identifying 1–2
composite video cable 2–13
composite video jack
connecting video 2–13
identifying 1–3
connect button, wireless receiver
2–3
connecting
AC power 1–8
audio 2–15
modem 2–11
network 1–12, 2–12
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television 2–13
video 2–13
wireless receiver 2–7
connection indicator light
identifying 1–2
not illuminated A–3
connectors
hard drive power 1–3
power 1–3
D
dial-up communication 2–11
digital audio driver, enabling 2–16
digital audio jack, Sony/Philips
Digital Interface (S/PDIF) 1–3
digital audio, connecting 2–15
documentation A–1
DVD playback, digital audio 2–16
E
email button 2–10
Ethernet cable 2–12
expansion cable
connecting to notebook 1–12
disconnecting from notebook
3–1
identifying 1–3
positioning 1–11
expansion port, notebook 1–11
external devices 2–1
F
Favorites button 2–10
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G
governmental agency information
A–1
guidelines 2–1
H
handles, adjusting height 1–7
hard drive carrier
identifying 1–6, 2–17
installing 2–22
removing 2–18
hard drive carrier screw
identifying 1–4
removing 2–18
hard drive power adapter 2–17
hard drive power connector 1–3
hard drive power cord 2–17
hard drive, installing 2–16
headphone jack 1–5
height, adjusting 1–7
HP Web site A–1
I
infrared lens 1–2
installing hard drive 2–16
InterVideo DVD 2–16
J
jacks
audio, Sony/Philips Digital
Interface (S/PDIF) 1–3
composite video 1–3
headphone 1–5
microphone 1–5
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Index
RJ-11 (telephone) 1–3
RJ-45 (network) 1–3
S/PDIF digital audio 1–3
S-Video 1–3
K
Kensington security slots
identifying 1–4
using 2–23
keyboard battery light 2–3
keyboard, wireless
does not work A–4
identifying 2–2
QuickLaunch buttons 2–10
using 2–4
L
left-side components 1–6
lights
caps lock 2–3
connection indicator 1–2
keyboard battery 2–3
mouse battery 2–3
num lock 2–3
wireless receiver 2–3
lowering Expansion Base 1–8
M
Media button 2–10
microphone jack 1–5
modem
connecting to 2–11
using 1–12
modem adapter 2–11
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modem cable
connecting modem 2–11
connecting to network 2–12
disconnecting 3–2
mouse battery light 2–3
mouse, wireless
does not work A–4
identifying 2–2
settings 2–11
using 2–4
mute button 1–2, 2–10
N
network, connecting Expansion
Base 1–12, 2–12
notebook
connecting expansion cable
1–12
opening 1–10
removing from Expansion Base
3–1
shuts down, troubleshooting
A–3
turning on 1–13
num lock light 2–3
O
opening notebook 1–10
operating systems 2–1
P
ports
USB 1–3, 1–5
power
connecting 1–8
guidelines 2–1
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power button, notebook 1–13
power connectors
identifying 1–3
voltages 1–9
power cord 1–9, 2–22
Q
QuickLaunch buttons 2–10
R
receiver, wireless
connect button 2–3
connecting 2–7
identifying 2–2
lights 2–3
remote control, notebook 1–2
removing notebook 3–1
right-side components 1–5
RJ-11 (telephone) jack
connecting modem cable 2–11
disconnecting modem cable
3–2
identifying 1–3
RJ-45 (network) jack
connecting network cable 2–12
identifying 1–3
RJ-45 Ethernet cable 2–12
security cables 2–23
Sony/Philips Digital Interface
(S/PDIF) digital audio jack
connecting audio 2–15
identifying 1–3
speakers
activating 1–14
identifying 1–2
volume problems A–3
stereo, connecting audio 2–15
support services A–1
S-Video cable 2–14
S-Video jack
connecting video 2–14
identifying 1–3
T
technical support A–2
television
composite video jack 1–3
connecting 2–13
connecting audio 2–15
S-Video jack 1–3
troubleshooting A–1
turning on the notebook 1–13
U
S
USB ports 1–3, 1–5
S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital
Interface) digital audio jack
connecting audio 2–15
identifying 1–3
safety information A–1
screw, hard drive carrier 1–4
video, connecting 2–13
volume button 2–10
volume problems A–3
volume scroll wheel 1–2
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V
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W
Web sites
HP A–1
HP Customer Care Center A–1
safety information A–1
wireless accessories 2–2
wireless keyboard
does not work A–4
identifying 2–2
QuickLaunch buttons 2–10
using 2–4
wireless mouse
does not work A–4
identifying 2–2
settings 2–11
using 2–4
wireless receiver
connect button 2–3
connecting 2–7
identifying 2–2
lights 2–3
World Wide Web button 2–10
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