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Notebook Tour
User Guide
© Copyright 2007 Hewlett-Packard
Development Company, L.P.
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The information contained herein is subject
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constituting an additional warranty. HP shall
not be liable for technical or editorial errors
or omissions contained herein.
First Edition: November 2007
Document Part Number: 460533-001
Safety warning notice
WARNING! To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries or of overheating the computer, do not
place the computer directly on your lap or obstruct the computer air vents. Use the computer only on a
hard, flat surface. Do not allow another hard surface, such as an adjoining optional printer, or a soft
surface, such as pillows or rugs or clothing, to block airflow. Also, do not allow the AC adapter to contact
the skin or a soft surface, such as pillows or rugs or clothing, during operation. The computer and the
AC adapter comply with the user-accessible surface temperature limits defined by the International
Standard for Safety of Information Technology Equipment (IEC 60950).
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Safety warning notice
Table of contents
1 Identifying hardware
2 Components
Product notice ...................................................................................................................................... 3
Top components ................................................................................................................................... 3
TouchPad ............................................................................................................................ 3
Lights ................................................................................................................................... 4
Buttons and speakers .......................................................................................................... 5
Keys ..................................................................................................................................... 6
Front components ................................................................................................................................ 7
Rear components ................................................................................................................................. 8
Right-side components ......................................................................................................................... 9
Left-side components ......................................................................................................................... 10
Bottom components ........................................................................................................................... 11
Display components ........................................................................................................................... 12
Wireless antennae (select models only) ............................................................................................. 13
Additional hardware components ....................................................................................................... 14
3 Labels
Index ................................................................................................................................................................... 16
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Identifying hardware
To see a list of hardware installed in the computer, follow these steps:
1.
Select Start > Computer > System properties.
2.
In the left pane, click Device Manager.
You can also add hardware or modify device configurations using Device Manager.
NOTE: Windows® includes the User Account Control feature to improve the security of your computer.
You may be prompted for your permission or password for tasks such as installing software, running
utilities, or changing Windows settings. Refer to Windows Help for more information.
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Components
Chapter 2 Components
Product notice
This user guide describes features that are common to most models. Some features may not be
available on your computer.
Top components
TouchPad
Component
Description
(1)
●
Blue: TouchPad is enabled.
●
Amber: TouchPad is disabled.
TouchPad light
(2)
TouchPad*
Moves the pointer and selects or activates items on the screen.
(3)
TouchPad horizontal scroll zone*
Scrolls left or right.
(4)
Left TouchPad button*
Functions like the left button on an external mouse.
(5)
TouchPad on/off button
Enables/disables the TouchPad.
(6)
TouchPad vertical scroll zone*
Scrolls up or down.
(7)
Right TouchPad button*
Functions like the right button on an external mouse.
*This table describes factory settings. To view and change pointing device preferences, select Start > Control Panel >
Hardware and Sound > Mouse.
Product notice
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Lights
Component
Description
(1)
●
On: The computer is on.
●
Blinking: The computer is in the Sleep state.
●
Off: The computer is off or in Hibernation.
(2)
Power light*
Caps lock light
On: Caps lock is on.
*The 2 power lights display the same information. The light on the power button is visible only when the computer is open. The
power light on the front of the computer is visible whether the computer is open or closed.
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Chapter 2 Components
Buttons and speakers
Component
Description
(1)
●
When the computer is off, press the button to turn on the
computer.
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When the computer is on, press the button to initiate Sleep.
●
When the computer is in the Sleep state, press the button
briefly to exit Sleep.
●
When the computer is in Hibernation, press the button briefly
to exit Hibernation.
Power button*
If the computer has stopped responding and Windows® shutdown
procedures are ineffective, press and hold the power button for at
least 5 seconds to turn off the computer.
To learn more about your power settings, select Start > Control
Panel > System and Maintenance > Power Options.
(2)
Speakers (2)
Produce sound.
*This table describes factory settings. For information about changing factory settings, refer to the user guides located in Help
and Support.
Top components
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Keys
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Component
Description
(1)
esc key
Displays system information when pressed in combination with the
fn key.
(2)
fn key
Executes frequently used system functions when pressed in
combination with a function key or the esc key.
(3)
Windows logo key
Displays the Windows Start menu.
(4)
Embedded numeric keypad keys
Can be used like the keys on an external numeric keypad.
(5)
Windows applications key
Displays a shortcut menu for items beneath the pointer.
(6)
Function keys
Execute frequently used system functions when pressed in
combination with the fn key.
Chapter 2 Components
Front components
Component
Description
(1)
●
On: The computer is on.
●
Blinking: The computer is in the Sleep state.
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Off: The computer is off or in Hibernation.
●
On: A battery is charging.
●
Blinking: A battery that is the only available power source has
reached a low battery level or a critical battery level. When the
battery reaches a critical battery level, the battery light begins
blinking rapidly.
●
Off: If the computer is plugged into an external power source,
the light is turned off when all batteries in the computer are
fully charged. If the computer is not plugged into an external
power source, the light stays off until the battery reaches a low
battery level.
(2)
Power light*
Battery light
(3)
Drive light
Blinking: The hard drive or optical drive is being accessed.
(4)
Wireless switch
Turns the wireless feature on or off, but does not create a wireless
connection.
NOTE: To establish a wireless connection, a wireless network
must already be set up.
(5)
Wireless light
●
Blue: An integrated wireless device, such as a wireless local
area network (LAN) device and/or a Bluetooth® device, is
turned on.
●
Amber: An integrated wireless device is turned off.
(6)
Audio-in (microphone) jack
Connects an optional computer headset microphone, stereo array
microphone, or monaural microphone.
(7)
Audio-out (headphone) jack
Produces sound when connected to optional powered stereo
speakers, headphones, ear buds, a headset, or television audio.
*The 2 power lights display the same information. The light on the power button is visible only when the computer is open. The
power light on the front of the computer is visible whether the computer is open or closed.
Front components
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Rear components
Component
Description
Vents (2)
Enable airflow to cool internal components.
NOTE: The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal
components and prevent overheating. It is normal for the internal fan to
cycle on and off during routine operation.
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Chapter 2 Components
Right-side components
Component
Description
(1)
Optical drive
Reads optical discs and, on select models, also writes to optical
discs.
(2)
USB port
Connects an optional USB device.
(3)
Power connector
Connects an AC adapter.
(4)
Security cable slot
Attaches an optional security cable to the computer.
NOTE: The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but
may not prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen.
Right-side components
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Left-side components
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Component
Description
(1)
S-Video-out jack
Connects an optional S-Video device such as a television, VCR,
camcorder, overhead projector, or video capture card.
(2)
External monitor port
Connects an external VGA monitor or projector.
(3)
RJ-45 (network) jack
Connects a network cable.
(4)
RJ-11 (modem) jack
Connects a modem cable.
(5)
USB ports (2)
Connect optional USB devices.
(6)
Digital Media Slot light (select models only)
On: A digital card is being accessed.
(7)
Digital Media Slot (select models only)
Supports the following optional digital card formats: Secure Digital
(SD) Memory Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS),
Memory Stick Pro (MSP), xD-Picture Card (XD).
Chapter 2 Components
Bottom components
Component
Description
(1)
Battery bay
Holds the battery.
(2)
Battery release latch
Releases the battery from the battery bay.
(3)
Vents (5)
Enable airflow to cool internal components.
NOTE: The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal
components and prevent overheating. It is normal for the internal
fan to cycle on and off during routine operation.
(4)
Memory module compartment
Contains the memory module slots.
(5)
Hard drive bay
Holds the hard drive.
Bottom components
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Display components
Component
Description
(1)
Internal display switch
Turns off the display if the display is closed while the computer is
turned on.
(2)
Internal microphones (2)
Record sound.
NOTE: If there is a microphone icon next to each microphone
opening, your computer has internal microphones.
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(3)
Integrated webcam light (select models only)
On: The webcam is in use.
(4)
Integrated webcam (select models only)
Records video and captures still photographs.
Chapter 2 Components
Wireless antennae (select models only)
On select computer models, at least 2 antennae send and receive signals from one or more wireless
devices. These antennae are not visible from the outside of the computer.
NOTE: For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennae free from
obstructions.
To see wireless regulatory notices, refer to the section of the Regulatory, Safety and Environmental
Notices that applies to your country or region. These notices are located in Help and Support.
Wireless antennae (select models only)
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Additional hardware components
Component
Description
(1)
Power cord*
Connects an AC adapter to an AC outlet.
(2)
AC adapter
Converts AC power to DC power.
(3)
Battery*
Powers the computer when the computer is not plugged into
external power.
*Batteries and power cords vary in appearance by region and country.
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Chapter 2 Components
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Labels
The labels affixed to the computer provide information you may need when you troubleshoot system
problems or travel internationally with the computer.
●
Service tag—Provides the product brand and series name, serial number (s/n), and product
number (p/n) of your computer. Have this information available when you contact technical support.
The service tag label is affixed to the bottom of the computer.
●
Microsoft® Certificate of Authenticity—Contains the Windows® Product Key. You may need the
Product Key to update or troubleshoot the operating system. This certificate is affixed to the bottom
of the computer.
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Regulatory label—Provides regulatory information about the computer. The regulatory label is
affixed inside the battery bay.
●
Modem approval label—Provides regulatory information about the modem and lists the agency
approval markings required by some of the countries in which the modem has been approved for
use. You may need this information when traveling internationally. The modem approval label is
affixed inside the memory module compartment.
●
Wireless certification label(s) (select models only)—Provide information about optional wireless
devices and the approval markings of some of the countries in which the devices have been
approved for use. An optional device may be a wireless local area network (WLAN) device or an
optional Bluetooth® device. If your computer model includes one or more wireless devices, one or
more certification labels are included with your computer. You may need this information when
traveling internationally. Wireless certification labels are affixed inside the memory module
compartment.
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Index
connector, power 9
cord, power 14
A
AC adapter, identifying 14
antennae 13
applications key, Windows 6
audio-in (microphone) jack,
identifying 7
audio-out (headphone) jack,
identifying 7
D
Digital Media Slot light,
identifying 10
Digital Media Slot, identifying 10
display switch, identifying 12
drive light, identifying 7
B
battery bay 15
battery bay, identifying 11
battery light, identifying 7
battery release latch,
identifying 11
battery, identifying 14
bays
battery 11, 15
hard drive 11
Bluetooth label 15
buttons
power 5
TouchPad 3
TouchPad on/off 3
C
camera, identifying 12
caps lock light, identifying 4
Certificate of Authenticity label
compartments
memory module 11
components
additional hardware 14
bottom 11
display 12
front 7
left-side 10
rear 8
right-side 9
top 3
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E
esc key, identifying 6
external monitor port,
identifying 10
F
fn key, identifying 6
function keys, identifying 6
H
hard drive bay, identifying 11
headphone (audio-out) jack 7
I
internal display switch,
identifying 12
internal microphones,
identifying 12
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J
jacks
audio-in (microphone) 7
audio-out (headphone) 7
RJ-11 (modem) 10
RJ-45 (network 10
S-Video-out 10
K
keypad keys, identifying 6
keys
esc 6
fn 6
function 6
keypad 6
Windows applications 6
Windows logo 6
L
labels
Bluetooth 15
Microsoft Certificate of
Authenticity 15
modem approval 15
regulatory 15
service tag 15
wireless certification 15
WLAN 15
latch, battery release 11
lights
battery 7
caps lock 4
Digital Media Slot 10
drive 7
power 4, 7
TouchPad 3
webcam 12
wireless 7
M
memory module compartment,
identifying 11
microphone (audio-in) jack 7
Microsoft Certificate of Authenticity
label 15
modem approval label 15
monitor port, external 10
O
operating system
Microsoft Certificate of
Authenticity label 15
Product Key 15
optical drive, identifying 9
U
USB ports 10
USB ports, identifying
P
ports
external monitor 10
USB 9, 10
power button, identifying 5
power connector, identifying 9
power cord, identifying 14
power lights, identifying 4, 7
Product Key 15
product name and number,
computer 15
W
webcam light, identifying 12
webcam, identifying 12
Windows applications key,
identifying 6
Windows logo key, identifying 6
wireless antennae 13
wireless certification label 15
wireless light, identifying 7
wireless switch, identifying 7
WLAN device 15
WLAN label 15
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V
vents, identifying 8, 11
R
regulatory information
modem approval label 15
regulatory label 15
wireless certification labels 15
RJ-11 (modem) jack,
identifying 10
RJ-45 (network) jack,
identifying 10
S
S-Video-out jack, identifying 10
scrolling regions, TouchPad 3
security cable slot, identifying 9
serial number, computer 15
service tag 15
slots
Digital Media 10
memory module 11
security cable 9
speakers, identifying 5
T
TouchPad
buttons 3
identifying 3
scrolling regions 3
TouchPad light, identifying 3
TouchPad on/off button 3
traveling with the computer
modem approval label 15
wireless certification labels 15
Index
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