My impression at the time of this writing is that the ambient light sensor works too aggressively. Asia Pacific and Oceania. Launching and switching back and forth between applications is very quick. HP, apparently, still has not been able to come up with an effective docking connector solution. The nc comes with an 8-cell 69Wh battery that offers impressive battery life. Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Another complaint is with the docking connector on the bottom of the nc

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The sireless light sensor automatically adjusts the brightness of the LCD display to the most comfortable viewing level for the ambient light in which it is being used.

I would not recommend leaving this system on your lap while the system is performing any intensive functions, at least not with the configuration referenced wwireless this review.

The nc is dressed in a graphite color shell with a black keyboard and plastic trim. The nc referenced in this review comes with both Intel bg Email list of drivers.

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Customizing the system and executing the order were both very easy. Nevertheless, the NC is a fine wide-screen portable; and when equipped with a 2GHz Pentium Mit can handle any type of mainstream work or heavy multitasking.

Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category. Activating the scroll area does occasionally require a firm tap. Let HP identify any out-of-date or missing drivers and software.

Not sure which drivers to choose? The HP nc has relatively good balance between size and portability.

Hewlett-Packard Australia Compaq Nc8230

This page requires Javascript. Its pointing stick, located in the centre of the keyboard, is an easy-to-steer nub with a finger-friendly texture.

HP nc screen view larger image. Please make a different selection, or visit the product homepage. Wireless range and throughput are both very good.

HP also ships an nc instruction manual on CD and a separate driver disk to install and enable hardware components and system features. Open download list Front side of HP nc view larger image. HP Download and Install Assistant. Battery Life The nc comes with an 8-cell 69Wh battery that offers impressive battery life.

Service and Support The nc comes with a three-year limited hardware warranty, 24 hours a day 7 days a week telephone technical support, as well as various online support resources available through its web site. Eireless hard drive is located in another easy-to-access compartment.

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Although I am not a fan of pointing sticks, the rubber-tipped touchpad pointing stick moves very quickly and accurately. In Classic mode, when all power-saving options are disabled, the nc gets approximately two-hours of battery life. The docking connector is completely exposed, which could result in damage to the docking connector depending on where the notebook is placed or how it is transported.

Select your operating system and versionChange Detected operating system: The NC is among the few laptops that do justice to dual pointing devices.

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Right side view of HP nc view larger image. I have not yet tested the Bluetooth feature yet since I do not have any Bluetooth devices to test with. The NC offers all the basic connections you’ll need: As the system performs more intensive functions the fan speed increases accordingly.

HP encountered an error while trying to scan your product. We noted two minor design weaknesses: I replaced my three-button touchpad with the two-button touchpad found on the nx