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  • Compaq Presario CQ42 Notebook PC and HP G42 Notebook PC - Maintenance and Service Guide - Page 114

    .... HP recommends that you create recovery discs immediately after software setup. As you add new software and ... to your computer by restoring the computer to an earlier state. Recovering a program or driver (Recovery Manager software feature). This ... then extract it to a USB flash drive as soon as possible after software setup. For details, refer to "Downloading and extracting the Disaster Recovery ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ42 Notebook PC and HP G42 Notebook PC - Maintenance and Service Guide - Page 119

    ...computer. Use these discs to recover your operating system and software. NOTE: Windows has its own built-in repair features, such as System Restore....NOTE: Recovery Manager recovers only software that was preinstalled at the factory. Software not provided with this computer must be downloaded from the manufacturer's Web site or reinstalled from the disc provided by the manufacturer. Recovering from...
  • Compaq Presario CQ42 Notebook PC and HP G42 Notebook PC - Maintenance and Service Guide - Page 120

    ... are permanently removed. The f11 recovery tool reinstalls the original operating system and HP programs and drivers that were installed at the factory. Software, drivers, and updates not installed by HP must be manually reinstalled. Personal files must be restored from a backup. To recover the original ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 9

    ... power-on password ...91 Using antivirus software ...92 Using firewall software ...93 Installing critical updates ...94 10 Setup Utility (BIOS) Starting Setup Utility ... menu ...99 Diagnostics menu ...99 11 Software updates Updating the BIOS ...101 Determining the BIOS version ...101 Downloading a BIOS update ...102 Updating programs and drivers ...103 12 Backup and recovery Creating recovery discs ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 24

    ... devices are off. Indicates that one or more network drivers are installed, and one or more ... are disabled in Windows® Control Panel). Indicates that one or more network drivers are installed,.... Indicates that one or more network drivers are installed and wireless connections are available, but .... Indicates that one or more network drivers are installed, but no wireless connections are available...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 30

    ...sequence of possible solutions to your network connection problem, be sure that device drivers are installed for all wireless devices. Use the ... may be prompted for your permission or password for tasks such as installing software, running utilities, or changing Windows settings. Refer to Help and Support for... for a WLAN device may include the term wireless, wireless LAN, WLAN, Wi-Fi, or 802.11. If ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 31

    ...icon is not displayed in the notification area after you configure the WLAN, the software driver is either missing or corrupted. A Windows "Device not Found" error message may also be displayed. ...to http://www.hp.com/support. Select your country or region. Click the option for software and driver downloads, and then type your computer model number in the search box. Press enter, and then follow the...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 45

    ...8 and other preinstalled multimedia software. Using CyberLink PowerDVD 8 software CyberLink PowerDVD 8 turns your computer into a mobile entertainment center. With CyberLink PowerDVD 8, you ... Media Player to play an audio CD, click Windows Media Player. NOTE: Some programs may be located in subfolders. Installing multimedia software from a disc To install any multimedia software from a CD or DVD,...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 46

    ...using the internal microphone or connect an external microphone Download music from the Internet Create multimedia presentations using audio and images Transmit sound and images ...Cable connectors are normally color-coded to match the corresponding jacks on the computer.) Be sure to install any drivers required by the external device. NOTE: A driver is a required program that acts like a translator ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 57

    ... or DVD±RW optical drive, you can use software such as Windows Media Player or CyberLink Power2Go to burn data and audio files, including MP3 and WAV music files. To...process for creating a data file. MP3 files can be played only on MP3 players or on computers with MP3 software installed. To burn a CD or DVD, follow these steps: 1. 2. 3. Download or copy the source files into a folder on your ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 65

    The computer does not detect the optical drive If Windows does not detect an installed device, the device driver software may be missing or corrupted. If you suspect that... Right-click the optical device listing to perform the following tasks Update driver software Disable Uninstall Scan for hardware changes. Windows scans your system for installed hardware and installs any required drivers. Click ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 68

    ... Media Player produces no sound or display Use CyberLink PowerDVD 8 to play a DVD. CyberLink PowerDVD 8 is installed on the computer, and is ... do not restart the computer. Repeat for any other drivers you want to delete. In the Device Manager window, click Action, and then click Scan for hardware changes. Windows scans your system for installed hardware and installs default drivers for any devices ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 69

    ....com/support, and select your country or region. Click the option for software and driver downloads, type your computer model number in the search box,...enter. Click your specific product from the models listed. Click the Windows 7 operating system. When the list of drivers is displayed, click an updated driver to open a window containing additional information. Click Install ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 104

    ... and other software may have become available after the computer was shipped. To be sure that all available updates are installed on the computer, observe these guidelines Run Windows Update as soon as possible after you set up your computer. Use the update link at Start > All Programs > Windows Update. Run Windows Update at regular intervals, such as...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 110

    ... provided with your computer may be available on the HP Web site. Most software and BIOS updates on the HP ... computer. If your computer is connected to a network, consult the network administrator before installing any software updates, especially system BIOS ... permission or password for tasks such as installing software, running utilities, or changing Windows settings. Refer to Help and Support for...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 111

    ... the BIOS, first determine what BIOS version you currently have and then download and install the new BIOS. Determining the BIOS version To determine whether available BIOS updates contain later BIOS versions than those currently installed on the computer, you need to ... (also known as ROM date and System BIOS) can be displayed by pressing fn+esc (if you are already in Windows...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 112

    ...: To prevent damage to the computer or an unsuccessful installation, download and install a BIOS update only ... adapter. Do not download or install a BIOS update while the computer is running on battery ..., or cord. To download a BIOS update: 1. Access the page on the HP Web site that provides software... your computer to a network, consult the network administrator before installing any software updates...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 113

    Updating programs and drivers To download and install software other than a BIOS update, follow these steps: ...support, and select your country or region. Click the option for software and driver downloads, type your computer model number in the Search...Select your operating system. When the list of drivers is displayed, click an updated driver to open a window containing additional information. Click...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 119

    ... drive backup) as soon as you set up your computer. Recovery Manager software allows you to repair or restore the system if you ... to recover your operating system and software. NOTE: Windows has its own built-in repair features, ... only software that was preinstalled at the factory. Software not provided with this computer must be downloaded from the manufacturer's Web site or reinstalled ...
  • Notebook PC User Guide - Windows 7 - Page 120

    ... conservation, power 70 copyright warning 46 cord, power 11 corporate WLAN connection 18 critical battery level 67 CyberLink PowerDVD 8 software 35 D device drivers HP drivers 59 Windows drivers 59 Diagnostics menu 99 digital card defined 82 inserting 82 removing 83 stopping 83 Digital Media Slot light, identifying 8...
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