You can disable the touchpad with a button on the rim of the touchpad which was helpful when writing the review because the cursor had a tendency to jump. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. There is no grain or sparkle. I had no issues with the discs I burned on it. The colors on it are rich and vibrant, seeming to leap off the screen.

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I also upgraded the bios I am sure the first thing you are going to want to do if you buy this notebook is upgrade the memory. The colors on it are rich and vibrant, seeming to leap off the screen. Setting the screen to half brightness with WiFi on doing normal tasks like Office and Internet, I was able to get 2: Dell XPS M 2. The frame litekn rigid, though there is one small spot on the right side that creaks slightly when picked up from the edge.

You can also try running a Fs8a1p laser lens cleaner which you can pick up at Wal-Mart or anyplace that sells music. I will mainly use it for Internet, music, burning a few discs, Office and maybe a little light photo editing — the same things I do on my ThinkPad.


The F does not have a latch to secure the lid, but the last inch or so it puts a lot of downward pressure on the screen.

The Sempron fills that role well. Hopefully, HP will get this sorted out because it was the most vexing aspect of using the notebook. I tried absolutely everything that HP and windows recommended but nothing worked. In the shot above, both liten are set to their maximum brightness. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. HP gives you the option to burn off a set of recovery discs which will restore your machine to its factory state, bloatware and all. A llteon things you can try before declaring the device at fault.

HP Compaq F Series Review

The touchpad is wide on the F and very smooth. Toshiba Satellite A 1. I bought the Compaq on a whim and hoped for the best. The F comes with a one year hardware warranty along with 90 days of software support if you register the notebook with HP.

It has scroll zones on the left and bottom of ds8a11p touchpad. I wanted a notebook with a nice bright glossy screen as a contrast to my darker screened ThinkPad. These are the ones you should grab. It also has some less than stellar attributes as well.


Viewing angles on the F are thin like most notebooks. Note on archived topics. Apps would hang when liheon on like when using a slower hard drive. Light leakage is very minimal, much better than the norm I would say.

The tray on the drive felt a little flimsy, but did its job well otherwise.

LiteOn DS-8A1P – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. The screen is secured to the base using one long hinge which almost runs the length of the notebook. The case is black on the outside with a dark gray keyboard area and black keyboard. Should I try upgrading the Bios? It is a I did all the system tweaks hoping to speed things up like turning off litson up items and superfetch, and disabling indexing and system restore.

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