The keyboard was actually a deciding factor in choosing this notebook. Mainboard Data Bus Speed. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation and setup of Windows XP. Nothing spectacular to say about them, basic laptop speakers mounted on the front of the notebook. It has a few design shortcomings but the pros outweigh the cons in my opinion. HP Pavilion dv Specs.
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Where to Buy See All. At first glance the dv looks a lot more expensive that it really is. Nothing spectacular to say about them, basic laptop speakers mounted on the front of the notebook. It seems the more I work on vvd the less I notice the glare and to me the benefits outweigh the glare. The HP dv is a great lightweight widescreen notebook at a great price.
It took twelve days from the day I ordered the notebook online and to the day I received it. I decided to purchase my dv direct from HP. The warranty is one year for parts and labor.
The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable. I also wanted built-in Bluetooth and wireless.
The notebook came with Windows XP Home service pack 2 installed. I was happy to find an XP CD and a separate driver and program backup disc. I must say the dv does run svd bit hot, both processor and HD run around 50 degrees idle.
Now he spends his time with Google Reader, the iPhone 3G, and his now 3-year old son.
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Though performance was average, the Pavilion dv remains affordable and one of the best lightweight multimedia notebooks we’ve seen. HP Pavilion dv view larger image. Build and Design At first glance the dv looks a lot more expensive that it really is.
Processor and Performance The laptop has a Pentium M 1. The dv only comes in one screen size, a 14 inch widescreen. Video Output Graphics Processor. QuickPlay will be the first application started. A big reason I chose the dv was because the notebook seems pretty quiet. How does HP install software and gather data? But for the sleekest, coolest multimedia experience, it’s the dv, bar none.
Best Laptops for Please try again shortly. Coming from a computer that sounded like a leaf blower and that ran very hot this computer is awesome. I chose the Brite-View option for my screen and I must say I love it.
Battery I opted for the standard 6 cell battery. It’s a dvc Editors’ Choice winner.
I usually keep my notebook on a Targus Podium Cool Pad which allows the computer to get better airflow and usually reduces the fan from turning on and off. During the Windows Setup, you will be prompted to create a partition on your hard drive for Windows installation. The keyboard was actually a deciding factor in choosing this notebook. I also get better range than my other laptop, as Jp am picking up 3 of my neighbors connections and seem to always have an excellent connection through db1000 house.
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The buttons are a bit hard dv11000 press but I have a feeling this is something that will change with use. I wanted a notebook with a widescreen and BriteView glossy screen that was quiet and light and could do basic tasks like browse the internet, use Adobe Photoshop, do some work in Flash and use Microsoft Word.