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Quick Links. This book provides basic information for upgrading this series of. Table of Contents. All other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. Page 4 Contents Working with the MultiBay Fā€”1 Optical Drive Precautions.

For a complete listing of the hardware and software installed in your computer, run Compaq Diagnostics for Windows. Provides quick access to your favorite Web sites, services, and applications.

Customizing the Easy Access Buttons All Easy Access Buttons can be reprogrammed to open any software application or data file on your hard drive, or any Internet address. To reprogram the Easy Access Buttons, complete the following steps: 1. The functions assigned to each mouse button depend on the software applications you are using. Page Serial Number Location Serial Number Location Each computer has a unique serial number which may be located on the cover top or the side panel of the computer.

Keep this number available for use when contacting Compaq customer service for assistance. Page Hardware Upgrades Installation Sequence It is very important that you follow this sequence of steps to ensure the proper installation of any optional equipment.

If your computer includes the Smart Cover Lock feature and you 2. Open the computer by removing its outside cover. See the 5. Install any optional equipment. See the applicable sections of this 6. Replace the computer cover. Turn on the monitor, computer, and any devices you want to test. Page Smart Cover Lock This lock prevents unauthorized access to the internal components.

The computer ships with the Smart Cover Lock in the unlocked position. Page 16 Hardware Upgrades To open the computer cover: 1. Turn off the computer and any external devices. Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet, and disconnect 3. Page Removing The Computer Cover Removing the Computer Cover To install optional equipment, you must remove the computer cover to gain access to internal components. The quick release cover latches located on the sides of the computer allow easy removal of the computer cover without the use of tools.

To remove the cover, follow these steps: 1. Page 18 Hardware Upgrades 5. Removing the Computer Cover 2ā€”6 allow them to return to the original position, then lift the cover up and off the unit. These memory module slots are populated with at least one preinstalled memory module. Page 21 3. Remove the computer cover. Rotate the Easy Access drive bay to an upright position.

Rotating the Easy Access Drive Bay 5. Page 22 Hardware Upgrades 6. Begin by installing a module into the socket nearest the 8. A memory module can be installed in only one way. Match the 9.

Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet, and 4. Each slot can accommodate an expansion card up to 6. To install an expansion card: 1. Page 25 Hardware Upgrades 6. Remove the retaining screws that secure the slot cover to the expansion card cage. Remove the slot cover from the expansion card cage. Page 26 Hardware Upgrades 8. Install the expansion card. The first external bay contains a preinstalled diskette drive. Page 31 4. Disconnect the 1 power cable and 2 signal cable from the back Disconnecting Cables from the Hard Drive 6.

Pull the drive release latch away from the drive. The screws take the place of drive rails. Page 33 6. Disconnect the audio, signal, and drive power cables.

The other 7. Pull the drive release latch away from the drive 1. Slide the drive toward the front of the drive cage 2, then lift the Removing the Optical Drive To replace the drive, reverse the removal procedures.

Remove the optical drive if present. Longer screws can damage the internal components of the drive. Page 35 4. Connect the power cable 1, flat ribbon cable 2, and audio cable 6.

Return the easy access drive bay to the normal position. Remove the bezel blank from the front bezel, if necessary. Improper cable placement can damage the computer. To remove a drive installed in the MultiBay, you must first remove the security screw, if installed, using the special Torx screwdriver provided.

With the top of the drive facing up and the drive connector facing Inserting a Drive into the MultiBay If the device does not start, ensure that the necessary device drivers are installed on the system. If they are not available, they may be downloaded, at no cost, from the Compaq Web site at www. Page 40 Hardware Upgrades 3. Slide the eject lever to the left to eject the drive from the MultiBay. The configuration of the drive employs a cable-select feature that identifies the drive as device 0 master drive or device 1 slave drive.

Page 46 Hard Drive Installation Guidelines For additional information about optional SCSI devices, refer to the documentation included with the device or contact your Compaq authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. Cables routed in this manner can block airflow to the power supply, causing it to overheat. When replacing a hard drive, the replacement drive should be of the same type as the drive being removed. For maximum drive performance, set the drive to operate in Performance mode.

To determine if your computer contains a Quiet Drive or to activate Quiet mode, complete the following steps: 1. Page Battery Replacement The battery that comes with your computer provides power to the real-time clock and has a minimum lifetime of about three years.

When replacing the battery, use a battery equivalent to the battery originally installed on your computer. Your computer comes with a 3-volt lithium coin cell battery. Before beginning these procedures, ensure that you are discharged of static electricity by briefly touching a grounded metal object. Slide the replacement battery into position, positive side up. The battery holder automatically secures the battery in the proper position.

To release the battery from its holder, squeeze the metal clamp that extends above one edge of the battery. Replace the computer cover or access panel. Plug in the computer and turn on power to the computer. The following illustrations portray some of the available security provisions which vary by model. Because of chassis differences, the slots may be located in a different position than shown.

The following illustration portrays the security loop which vary by model. Page E Electrostatic Discharge A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor may damage system boards or other static-sensitive devices. This type of damage may reduce the life expectancy of the device. Preventing Electrostatic Damage To prevent electrostatic damage, observe the following precautions: Grounding Methods There are several methods for grounding.

Page 58 Electrostatic Discharge If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, contact your Compaq authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. Eā€”2 Use heelstraps, toestraps, or bootstraps at standing workstations.

Do not place the keyboard, with the keyboard feet down, directly against the front of the desktop unit as this also restricts airflow. Keep the computer away from excessive moisture, direct sunlight, and extremes of heat and cold. Operation Cleaning Safety If any object or liquid falls into the drive, immediately unplug the computer and have it checked by an authorized Compaq service provider. Page Shipping Preparation Shipping Preparation Follow these suggestions when preparing to ship your computer: 1.

Remove and store any program diskettes from the diskette drives. Page Index 1.


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