Cookies make wikiHow better. Right-click on Wireless Connection. While configuring my dvt, I had the option of choosing either a 6-cell battery or a cell battery. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. At the top of the screen is the 1. Later, I will discuss why it may be better to still go with a CTO online. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered.

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Results may vary for you, since other factors like the number of background processes may affect your battery life. QuickPlay buttons view large image.

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Click on Change adapter settings. As expected, my notebook came preloaded with a bunch of junk applications and trial-ware. The dvt offers a plethora of ports throughout the notebook.

Click on Turn wireless devices on or off. You may want to restart your router and computer.

HP dvt Review (pics, specs)

Even though the dvt is not built for gaming, it is a great solution for those who need everything in a portable system. If that doesn’t work, try hooking the computer up with an ethernet cable. HP dvt screen fully extended view large image The AC port also lights up when it is plugged in: Left side view of dvt view large image.


Answer this question Flag as Most HP laptop models are fitted with a switch on the h or front of the computer than can be used to turn on the wireless functions.

Slide or press the switch into the on position. Back side view of dvt view large image.

HP Pavilion dv2000

I would like to point out that there are now numerous pre-configured models available from HP. While I was typing papers and surfing the internet, there was almost no noise at all aside from the occasional fan and hard drive use. Not Helpful 13 Helpful This notebook is extremely quiet under normal operations.

Blown away by the new glossy piano-like ebony finish and vast configuration options, I immediately ordered the dvt. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. HP claims that you can get up to 4 hours from 6-cell batteries.

Your HP laptop can now connect to wireless networks. The indicator light on the key will turn from amber to blue when wireless is enabled. I chose Home because I believe most extra features in Pro are quite useless for most people. Not Helpful 16 Helpful 7. Click on Network and Sharing Center. Because the entire computer is pretty much glossy, why not make the woreless glossy too?


HP Pavilion dv – Wikipedia

The downside is that the dvt comes with only a 1-year limited warranty, but you can always purchase an extended warranty. Click on Control Panel.

After I wireless my notebook, I decided to check out the same notebook at several retail stores to see if they were all the same. Right side view of dvt view large image.

Can you tell us which parts were out of date so we can update them? However, the battery life with my 6-cell was rather disappointing. I have windows 7 and an HP Pavilion laptop; it says I am “connected” but I have “no internet connection” though I power cicled modem and have access on desktop. They offered free shipping for my order, but the building took weeks before I actually received the notebook.