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    Welcome to the HP forum section at NotebookReview!
    If you're wondering where to start, you've come to the right place!

    The HP forum section has grown tremendously over the past few years and since there is limited space for stickies, this thread will serve as the one-stop shop for the forum's most important threads. Stickied threads will still exist but will only be limited to the most popular ones.

    Comments & suggestions are encouraged! Please PM me or any of the section moderators with suggestions that you might have.

    Forum Structure
    Most threads which pertain to HP notebooks may be found within the main HP forum section. However, a subforum dedicated to topics related to HP's business-class notebooks (ProBook, EliteBook, ZBook series) may be accessed here.

    HP Discounts, Coupons, and Purchase Programs
    Notebook and Tech Bargains
    Contains updated deal postings pertaining to notebooks and their accessories.

    HP Home and Home Office
    HP's official web store for everything related to HP and Compaq.

    Important Resources
    HP/Compaq Software & Driver Downloads
    Drivers, software, and maintenance guides are available from HP at the above link.

    HP Media Services Library or Media Library for Business Notebooks
    Video guides for disassembling HP/Compaq notebooks (links provided by digitallysane).

    IT Resource Center
    A great portal containing support and warranty information for HP business notebooks. Submit support cases 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (thanks Johnny T).

    Confirmed and Known Issues
    HP Pavilion dv2000/dv6000/dv9000 and Compaq Presario v3000/v6000 Series Notebook PCs - HP Limited Warranty Service Enhancement
    Are you using one of these notebooks and have issues with wireless or video? Check out this page for a possible solution.

    HP Pavilion dv9000/dv9100/dv9200/dv9400 Series Notebook PCs - HP Limited Service Enhancement for Left Display Hinge
    HP has identified a hinge issue with certain HP Pavilion dv9000, dv9100, dv9200 and dv9400 series notebook PCs.

    OS Installation Guides
    The HP Laptop Out-Of-The-Box Guide 2.0 for Windows 7
    Just bought a new notebook preloaded with Windows 7? Find all the information you need to know in order to get the most out of your new Windows 7-based HP notebook.

    Windows Vista reinstall *without bloatware* and *no activation required*
    Want to get rid of all that HP factory-installed software? Do a fresh start!

    Disassembly and Self-help Guides
    An important reminder: follow these guides at your own risk. Disassembly might lead to the warranty being void and further complications if not done properly.

    WEBCAM PROBLEM SOLVED!! (fingers crossed, here's to hoping...)

    Insyde BIOS modding (dv4,dv5,dv6,dv7 at least)


    HP dv6-6XXX display replacement

    Official HP / Compaq Owners Lounges
    Various owners lounges exist throughout the HP/Compaq section, and are a great way to meet other owners with the same notebook.





    NBR HP/Compaq Team
    Join the team and spread the word. Help out fellow HP/Compaq users around NBR!

    HP/Compaq Desktop Wallpapers
    A compilation of stock wallpapers from the HP and Compaq notebook range.

    Original HP/Compaq Info Thread
    Looking for the info thread that started it all? The original info thread contains resources for older models that may just assist you.

    Forum Rules
    The forums have rules that you need to abide by! A must-read for the new and unsure.
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