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HP Compaq nc6320 Faculty Notebook Orientation
HP Compaq nc6320 Workshop Overview Policies/procedures/legal information Specifications Logging in on campus Logging in at home Notebook specific applications Specialized buttons Function keys Battery life Setting up wireless connections manager Configuring Outlook 2007 for on campus use
Reporting a theft –Call public safety, then call us –Data deletion protocol –Unit recovery process Data safety –Use your U drive –Be careful about the data you place on this computer –Be careful about who accesses this computer These workstations are assigned to you. Please read and sign the legal agreement. Liability Statements
Internal specs Intel® Centrino™ Duo processor T2400 (1.83- GHz) 1024mb RAM 80GB HDD DVD-R+/- DL+ and CD-RW
External Features (back) S-video port Parallel port Power plug
External Features (right) FireWire DVD Burner Modem Jack USB Serial port
External Features (front) Multi-card reader Indicator lights Biometric Interface
External Features (left) PCMCIA Slots Audio Input/Output USB VGA Video Out Ethernet
Docking and undocking Press blue lighted button on right Lift notebook out of dock area. Return notebook to location of the dock interface. Press firmly, but not too hard. Dock does not make a very noticeable snap.
Logging in On Campus Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete Enter username and password Select FACULTYSTAFF from dropdown
Logging in at home Windows caches your username and password You may use the same username and password to log on.
Notebook Specific Applications HP Software Update HP Backup and Recovery Intervideo WinDVD HP ProtectTools Bluetooth Functionality These applications enhance the usability of your computer, but are not necessities. There are processes in HP ProtectTools which can potentially lock you out of your machine permanently. Please exercise caution if using HP ProtectTools Look for training sessions on these and other topics soon.
Credential Manager Purpose: Application designed to consolidate passwords and provide a single sign on feature while using the notebook. For the purposes of this workshop, we will create a Credential Manager password so it will stop annoying us, and then leave the application alone.
Credential Manager Credential Manager will annoy us with a balloon popup. Click this balloon.
Credential Manager Simply provide a password. It’s a good idea to use the exact same password that you use for ! You’re Done!
Presentation settings Specialized Buttons
Connecting a Projector Connect firmly into the Female VGA port on the notebook. Press Presentation Settings button. Either allow computer to determine best resolution or use 1024x768 or below (Recommended).
Wireless on/off Specialized Buttons On Off
Using Function Keys –Adjusting brightness Fn + F9/F10 –Changing monitor settings Fn + F4 –Hibernation Fn + F3 –Power option properties Fn +F8 fn + = 0 M 0
Preserving battery life We have already completed the most important step. Keep the lithium-ion battery cool. Avoid a hot car. For prolonged storage, keep the battery at a 40% charge level. Consider removing the battery from a laptop when running on fixed power. (Some laptop manufacturers are concerned about dust and moisture accumulating inside the battery casing.) Avoid frequent full discharges because this puts additional strain on the battery. Several partial discharges with frequent recharges are better for lithium-ion than one deep one Taken from
Setting up wireless connections manager For use with the eku_secure wireless network on campus 1)Go to Show all Connections. 2)Go to the Properties of your wireless connection. 3)Under General, remove the Aegis client component 4)Under Wireless Networks, Allow Windows to manage your wireless settings. 5)Add a wireless connection 6)Make the SSID Name eku_secure. Select WPA as the Authentication, and TKIP as the encryption. 7)Click Authentication. Select PEAP as the EAP type and uncheck all checkboxes. 8)Click Properties. Make sure top two boxes are checked. Fill out ekuwifi.eku.edu and check Equifax Secure Certificate Authority. Check Enable Fast Reconnect and make sure Do not prompt user box is unchecked. 9) Click Configure and make sure the checkbox is unchecked 10) Click OK until you are back at the main screen. 11) You may need to log out and log back in. 12) You should receive notification to provide credentials for the eku_secure connection. 13) Provide your username and password. 14) Voila! You’re connected!
Configuring Outlook 2007 Open Outlook Auto Configuration! You’re done.