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Background and Identification ¶ 

The HP Compaq nc6400 laptop is a Windows based PC released standard with HP Professional Operating System. This computer provides enough processing power to run office programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint as well as design programs like AutoCAD and Solid Works 3D. The laptop comes standard with a Intel Centrino Duo Processor, 3 USB ports, Bluetooth, and Wireless internet capabilities. Also, the laptop comes equipped with 512MB of quick 667MHz memory and a DVD/CD-RW drive. Other amazing features include the HP 3D Driveguard which protects the hard drive from blunt force by shutting off the hard drive during sudden accelerations as well as a keyboard that comes equipped with a thin film underneath to protect from spills. The product was first seen and released May 9, 2006.

The model of your computer can be found using the label located on the bottom left side of the laptop in white rectangular box. Once you have found the product identification label, you can find the name of the laptop near the item labeled “Product”, the serial number (s/n), and the part number (p/n).

Troubleshooting ¶ 

Track down and solve problems encountered with your HP Compaq nc6400 laptop on our HP Compaq nc6400 Troubleshooting Page.

Technical Specifications ¶ 

Operating System ¶ 

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor ¶ 

  • Intel Centrino Duo processor technology
    • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5600
    • 1.83 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB
    • Intel Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g MOW1 mini-pci card, bluetooth

Compatible Operating Systems ¶ 

  • Genuine Windows 2000, FreeDOS

Chipset ¶ 

  • Mobile Intel 945GM Express Chipset

RAM ¶ 

  • 1 GB (512 MB x 2)
  • DDR2 SDRAM
  • Upgradeable to 4096 MB maximum
  • 2 SODIMM slots

Internal Hard Disk Drive ¶ 

  • 80 GB, 5400 rpm

CD-ROM and DVD ¶ 

  • DVD/CD-RW Combo

Multi-bay Devices ¶ 

  • Integrated Multibay II devices

Dimensions and Weight ¶ 

  • 13 in x 9.4 in x 1.1 in
  • 5.1 lbs

Display ¶ 

  • Widescreen
  • 14.1 inches diagonal
  • 1280 x 800 (WXGA)

Wireless Technologies ¶ 

  • Intel Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g MOW mini-pci card, bluetooth

Network Interface ¶ 

  • Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit (10/100/1000 NIC) PCI Express Ethernet Controller

Expansion Slots ¶ 

  • Slots available for additional devices: 1 Type I/II PC Card slot supports both 32-bit CardBus and 16-bit cards, 1 integrated Smart Card reader, 1 Secure digital slot

External I/O Ports ¶ 

  • 3 USB 2.0 ports
  • VGA
  • Headphone
  • Microphone
  • AC adapter
  • S-video TV out
  • Fast IR

Software Included ¶ 

  • Additional software available from the Web: HP Client Manager Interface

Graphic Subsystem Name ¶ 

  • Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 or ATI Mobility Radeon X1300

Graphic Subsystem Video Card Memory ¶ 

  • Up to 512MB Hyper Memory (dedicated and shared system memory)

Keyboard ¶ 

  • Full-sized keyboard

Mouse/Point Device ¶ 

  • Enhanced dual pointing devices (touchpad and pointstick) with scroll zone

Power Features ¶ 

  • 5100 mAh, 6-cell lithium-ion battery internal (Hewlett-Packard SPS-418867)
  • Run time: 6.0 hours
  • Recharge time: 2.5 hours

AC Adapter ¶ 

  • AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

Docking Solutions ¶ 

  • HP Docking Station, HP Advanced Docking Station, HP External MultiBay II, HP Monitor Stands (all sold separately)

Security Management ¶ 

  • Kensington lock slot,integrated Smart Card Reader

Operating Temperature Range ¶ 

  • 0 to 35° C

Operating Humidity Range ¶ 

  • 10 to 90% RH

Non-Operating Humidity ¶ 

  • 5 to 95% RH

Warranty ¶ 

  • 3 years carry-in (pick-up and return in some countries (upgrades available, sold separately)) 1 year warranty on primary battery

Additional Information ¶ 

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