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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 Notebook PC - Identifying Components

Display
Item
Component
Description
1
WLAN antennas (2)1 (select models only)
Send and receive wireless signals to communicate with wireless local area networks (WLAN).
2
WWAN antennas (2)1 (select models only)
Send and receive wireless signals to communicate with wireless wide area networks (WWAN).
3
Internal microphones (2)
Record sound
4
Webcam light (select models only)
On: The webcam is in use
5
Webcam (select models only)
Records video and captures still photographs. For information on using the webcam in Windows 8, access HP Support Assistant. 2
6
Internal display switch
Turns Off the display or initiates Sleep if the display is closed while the power is on. 3
7
Near Field Communication (NFC) antenna1 (select models only)
Send and receive wireless signals to communicate and transfer data/info to and from the Near Field Communication (NFC)-compatible devices.
  note:
1: The antennas are not visible on the outside of the computer. For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennas free from obstructions. To see wireless regulatory notices, see the section of the Regulatory, Safety, and Environmental Notices that applies to your country or region. To access the user guides, select the HP Support Assistant app on the Start screen, select My computer, and then select User guides. To access the user guides in Windows 7, select Start > Help and Support > User Guides.
2: To access HP Support Assistant on the Start screen, select the HP Support Assistant app. For information on using the webcam in Windows 7, select Start > All Programs > Communication and Chat > Cyberlink YouCam.
3: The display switch is not visible on the outside of the computer.
Top
ForcePad
Item
Component
Description
1
ForcePad zone
Moves the pointer and selects or activates items on the screen.
2
Left ForcePad zone
Functions like the left button on an external mouse.
3
Right ForcePad zone
Functions like the right button on an external mouse.
Lights
Item
Component
Description
1
Power light
  • On: The computer is on.
  • Blinking: The computer is in the Sleep state.
  • Off : The computer is Off.
2
Caps lock light
On: Caps lock is on.
3
ForcePad light
  • Amber: The ForcePad is Off.
  • Off : The ForcePad is On.
4
Microphone mute light
  • Amber: Microphone sound is Off.
  • Off : Microphone sound is On.
5
Num lock light
On: Num lock is on.
6
Wireless light
  • White: An integrated wireless device, such as a wireless local area network (WLAN) device and/or a Bluetooth device, is On.
  • Amber: All wireless devices are Off.
7
Mute light
  • Amber: Computer sound is Off.
  • Off : Computer sound is On.
Buttons and fingerprint reader
Item
Component
Description
1
Power button
  • When the computer is Off , press the button to turn on the computer.
  • When the computer is on, press the button briefly to initiate Sleep.
  • When the computer is in the Sleep state, press the button briefly to exit Sleep.
  • When the computer is in Hibernation, press the button briefly to exit Hibernation.
  caution:
Pressing and holding down the power button will result in the loss of unsaved information.
If the computer has stopped responding and Windows® shutdown procedures are ineffective, press and hold the power button for at least 5 seconds to turn Off the computer.
If the computer has stopped responding and the previous shutdown procedures are ineffective, press and hold the power button + volume mute button for at least 5 seconds to perform a hardware reset turning Off the computer. To learn more about your power settings in Windows 8, see your power options. From the Start screen, type power, select Power and sleep settings, and then select Power and sleep from the list of applications.
To learn more about your power settings in Windows 7: Select Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Power Options.
To learn more about your power settings in Linux: Select Computer > Control Center. In the left pane, click System, and then click Power Management in the right pane.
2
Speaker grill
Produce sound.
3
Wireless button
Turns the wireless feature on or Off but does not establish a wireless connection.
4
Volume mute button
Mutes and restores speaker sound.
5
Fingerprint reader
Allows a fingerprint logon to Windows, instead of a password logon.
Keys
Windows models:
Item
Component
Description
1
esc key
Displays system information when pressed in combination with the fn key.
2
fn key
Executes frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with a function key, the num lk key, the esc key, or the b key.
3
Windows button1
Windows 8: Returns to the Start screen from an open app or the Windows desktop.
4
Function keys
Execute frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with the fn key.
5
Embedded numeric keypad
When the keypad is turned on, it can be used like an external numeric keypad.
Each key on the keypad performs the function indicated by the icon in the upper-right corner of the key.
6
Operating system applications key
Windows 8: Displays options for a selected object.
Windows 7 and Linux: Displays a shortcut menu for items beneath the cursor.
7
num lk key
Turns the embedded numeric keypad on and Off when pressed in combination with the fn key.
Alternates between the navigational and numeric functions on the integrated numeric keypad.
  note:
1: Pressing the Windows button again will return you to the previous screen. Windows 7: Displays the Windows Start menu.
Linux models:
Item
Component
Description
1
esc key
Displays system information when pressed in combination with the fn key.
2
fn key
Executes frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with a function key, the num lk key, the esc key, or the b key.
3
Function keys
Execute frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with the fn key.
4
Embedded numeric keypad
When the keypad is turned on, it can be used like an external numeric keypad. Each key on the keypad performs the function indicated by the icon in the upper-right corner of the key.
5
Operating system applications key
Windows 8: Displays options for a selected object. Displays a shortcut menu for items beneath the cursor.
6
num lk key
Turns the embedded numeric keypad on and Off when pressed in combination with the fn key. Alternates between the navigational and numeric functions on the integrated numeric keypad.
Left
Item
Component
Description
1
Security cable slot1
Attaches an optional security cable to the computer.
2
Vent 2
Enables airflow to cool internal components.
3
USB 3.0 charging port
Connects an optional USB device. The USB charging port can also charge select models of cell phones and MP3 players, even when the computer is Off.
4
Micro SD memory card reader
Supports micro Secure Digital (SD) memory cards.
5
Smart card reader
Supports optional Smart cards.
  note:
1: The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but it may not prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen.
2: The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal components and prevent overheating. It is normal for the internal fan to cycle on and Off during routine operation.
Right
Item
Component
Description
1
SIM slot plug (select models only)
Supports a wireless subscriber identity module (SIM).
2
Audio-out (headphone) jack/Audio-in (microphone) jack
Produces sound when connected to optional powered stereo speakers, headphones, earbuds, a headset, or television audio. Also connects an optional headset microphone.
  warning:
To reduce the risk of personal injury, adjust the volume before putting on headphones, earbuds, or a headset. For additional safety information, see the Regulatory, Safety, and Environmental Notices. To access the user guides in Windows 8, select the HP Support Assistant app on the Start screen, select My computer, and then select User guides.
To access the user guides in Windows 7, select Start > Help and Support > User Guides.
3
USB 3.0 port
Connect optional USB 3.0 devices and provide enhanced USB power performance.
4
DisplayPort
Connects an optional digital display device, such as a high-performance monitor or projector.
5
Docking connector
Connects an optional docking device or mini docking station.
6
AC adapter/Battery light
  • White: The computer is connected to external power and the battery is charged from 90 to 99 percent.
  • Amber: The computer is connected to external power and the battery is charged from 0 to 90 percent.
  • Blinking amber: A battery that is the only available power source has reached a low battery level. When the battery reaches a critical battery level, the battery light begins blinking rapidly.
  • Off: The battery is fully charged.
7
Power connector
Connects an AC adapter.
  note:
1:
When a device is connected to the jack, the computer speakers are disabled.
Be sure that the device cable has a 4-conductor connector that supports both audio-out (headphone) and audio-in (microphone).
Bottom
Item
Component
Description
1
Docking device receptors (2)
Connects an optional docking device.
2
Vents (2)
Enable airflow to cool internal components.
  note:
The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal components and prevent overheating. It is normal for the internal fan to cycle On and Off during routine operation.
Service tag and PCID label
Service tag:
Item
Component
Description
1
Product name
This is the product name affixed to the front of the computer.
2
Serial number
This is an alphanumeric identifier that is unique to each product.
3
Part number/Product number (p/n)
This number provides specific information about the product's hardware components. The part number helps a service technician to determine what components and parts are needed.
4
Warranty period
This number describes the duration (in years) of the warranty period for the computer.
5
Power ratings
This is the power information for the computer.
PCID label:
The PCID label provides the information required to properly reset the notebook firmware (BIOS) back to factory shipped specifications when replacing the system board. The label may have a different number of characters depending on the operating system on the computer.
Windows 8 models:
Non-Windows 8 models:

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