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Background and Identification ¶ 

HP released this entertainment PC so users can enjoy their media without the need of headphones for good sound quality. The dv6 has a black and chrome exterior and plenty of ports for a multitude of inputs and outputs.

You can identify your device with a sticker on the bottom that gives the product name, serial number, part number, model description, and warranty.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

The link below is to a troubleshooting guide that may help with technical problems that may not require you to disassemble or replace parts to your device.

HP Pavilion dv6 Troubleshooting

Specifications ¶ 

Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard


  • 14.9"(L) x 10.15"(D) x 1.61"(H) with screen closed


  • AMD Turion II M540
    • 2.4 GHz
    • 64 Bit Instruction Size
    • Socket S1


  • 4GB DDR-3 DIMM 1066 MHz


  • ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530 Graphics
  • 15.6" Diagonal High-Definition LED HP BrightView
  • 1366x768 Widescreen Display


  • 500 GB (7200 RPM)
  • 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for SD Cards
  • Expansion Port 3


  • 4 x USB 2.0, 4th port shared with eSATA
  • VGA Out
  • HDMI Out
  • Ethernet
  • IEEE 1394
  • Audio In
  • Audio Out R/L
  • Digital Media (MS, MSP, XD, MMC, SD)
  • Expansion Port 3
  • Express Card


  • 90W AC Adapter
  • 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery

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