Yes, you can change the setting to make your computer NOT DIM while running on battery power.
1. click on start
2. in "search box" type this-- power options. You should now see this option
appear with other items that your search has found. You will click on the that
option (power options) and this will take you to where you can change the
power plan for running your computer on battery power.
3. (My power plan is set on HP Recommended but which ever your plan is set on
you can still change the laptop setting to NOT DIM while operating on battery
power.) Look to the right of your power plan and you will see Change Plan
Settings. Click on Change Plan Settings.
4. You will see Dim The Display. This is where you can make choices for dimming
or not dimming the display for "on battery" or "plugged in." Click on drop
down arrow and choose the NEVER setting. (I have chosen NEVER for both
"on battery" and "plugged in."
Notice that from here you can change the setting for the brightness of your display, set when to turn off the display and set when to put your computer to sleep for both when your computer is running off the battery or when it is plugged in.
Some of the specs that come with a Compaq V3000 laptop include a 6 cell battery and dual core Intel microprocessor. Another spec of this laptop is that it has a 14" widescreen display.
The Compaq Presario is a good computer for a teenager because it's a relatively inexpensive choice with good performance. The screen size is adequate, it's lightweight and intuitive.
The Compaq Presario C700 offered an Intel Core2 duo processor, 1 GB RAM, a 120 GB hard drive and 15" screen. The laptop operated on the Windows Vista operating system.
The Compaq Presario notebook is very popular. They cost around 600 dollar and there are several different models. But one thing that is in common is that they have a 15.6 inch screen.
yes. You can use skype to preview your webcam in full screen
Laptop batteries have a life expectancy of approximately 400-500 recharges, depending on the battery. To conserve battery power, simply decrease screen brightness and unplug the charger when the laptop is fully charged.
Did you try F10 at the compaq start screen? Mine is a 6000 but F10 works for mine This document pertains to Compaq Presario Desktop PCs.The Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) contains the code required to control the basic hardware associated with the computer, such as keyboards, display screens, and disk drives. The BIOS is generally used for disabling or enabling devices or device functions. Changes in the BIOS affect the computer even before the operating system has a chance to recognize the device.Use the following instructions to open the BIOS:# Press the Power button to start the computer.NOTE: Pressing F10 opens the BIOS of Compaq Presario desktops 2001 and earlier.Pressing F1 opens the BIOS of the S3000 series, 6400 series, and 2002 models of Presario desktop computers.# Immediately press the F10 or F1 key repeatedly on the keyboard when the logo screen displays.Figure 1: logo screen# If a language selection screen appears, select a language and press Enter .Figure 2: Example of BIOS page (in English)
The HP Touchsmart Iq804 is a higher end product with better hardware,although it's big feature is the touch screen.
F10 on the splash screen apparently enters the BIOS. Search hp.com for the model and download the manual, it will be in there.
Take the battery out and let it cool down
Decrease the brightness of the LCD screen Use "screen blank", "standby" and "hibernation" modes to save power If you will not be using the computer for a long time, remove the laptop battery pack and store it in a cool place. Do not recharge until all battery power is used. Do not use the laptop battery until it is fully charged. And remember the best way to get the most from your laptop battery is to purchase a good quality produced battery like those by mcVolt.