Long story short I figured out that there was a problem with my drive and i changed it. You have to tilt it just right to get the best contrast and brightness. Almost any computer can run Office, e-mail, and surf the internet today. When the dv fan comes on, it comes on at full speed. When the dv came out with a beautiful All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. I have enough desktop real estate, and I can run games at the native resolution with the x no problem.

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You have to tilt it just right to get the best contrast and brightness.

HP has crammed everything you need into a nice stylish package. The dv has a plastic exterior with silver sides and top. I don’t see how that would help though.

I can get just under three hours of normal use on a fully charged battery. The media card reader works great. Notice how the extended life battery sticks out and also causes the back of the notebook to be elevated when upright view larger image Performance As mentioned previously, the notebook has a 1.

The cell tilts the computer up at a bad angle and juts out in a way that would make it more difficult to get the notebook in a bag. I really hope someone will be able to help me because up until now I haven’t been able to find a solution myself.


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The only thing left is the video driver, which I also found on this forum dv400 the file was hosted on Megaupload which as far as I know is down.

I drooled over the and the HP dv front side view view larger image The dv comes with a wide array of ports marked with the somewhat annoying labels around the keyboard. Willdo Windows 7 1 posts.

With the 6 cell battery, the dv only has a few degrees of forward tilt, though, and it is comfortable enough. When I try to watch a video in fullscreen, it slows down and plays in slow motion plus the video is pixelated. It appears there is a MB hidden partition on the drive. As a law student, I use my notebook computer everyday for at least eight hours. Along the front, we have the two speakers and the power, charge, and HD access lights.

HP dv Keyboard view view larger image Screen: That gloss surface looks like a fingerprint magnet. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Note on archived topics. Should I try and format the disk before trying anything else?

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A look at the keyboard of the DV view larger image. This topic has been archived.


The just-adequate amount of RAM I have installed now is likely the only problem I would encounter with this configuration. Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies.

Those front firing graphiccs are very impressive for a laptop. Sound For surfing, streaming video, and the occasional movie, the built-in speakers are fine.

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Pressing on the back of the notebook with firm pressure does cause minor screen ripples. The hinges are firm and I hope they prove durable. Antiquated ideas of ergonomics seem to prevail in gdaphics design today, and most notebooks seem to have at least some forward tilt.

A close up of the keyboard and QuickPlay buttons view larger image. There graphiccs no flex, and the key travel is just about the right distance for me.