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HP 530 Notebook PC

The HP 530 Notebook PC is a low-cost 15 inch widescreen laptop that comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic operating system. The laptop measures 14 x 1.4 (at its thinnest) x 8.9 inches (W x H x D) and has a starting weight of roughly 6 pounds.

Each HP 530 Notebook PC also comes with various pre-installed software. These include HP’s Backup and Recovery Manager, Help and Support Center, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Roxio Creator Basic 9, Symantec Norton Interne…

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HP 530 Notebook PC

The HP 530 Notebook PC is a low-cost 15 inch widescreen laptop that comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic operating system. The laptop measures 14 x 1.4 (at its thinnest) x 8.9 inches (W x H x D) and has a starting weight of roughly 6 pounds.

Each HP 530 Notebook PC also comes with various pre-installed software. These include HP’s Backup and Recovery Manager, Help and Support Center, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Roxio Creator Basic 9, Symantec Norton Internet Security 2007 and the InterVideo WinDVD DVD Player.

HP Protection and security tools included in the 530 Notebook PC include Drivelock, Configuration Control Hardware, Memory Change Alert, Ownership Tag and Power-On Password functionality.

Specifications

The HP 530 Notebook PC is equipped with a Mobile Intel Express Chipset and offers a choice between a 1.88 GHz Celeron Processor or a 1.6 GHz Core Duo Processor. The laptop can be upgraded to a maximum of 2 gigabytes of DDR2 RAM. For graphics, the laptop uses an integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950. The GMA 950 offers up to 224 megabytes of shared system memory.

The HP 530’s 15.4 inch widescreen LCD has a native resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels (WXGA) and features BrightView technology.

For wireless connectivity, the HP 530 laptop offers either an Intel PRO/Wireless 802.11 a/b/g or a Broadcom 802.11b/g module.

Input and output ports include 2 USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet (RJ-45), phone-line modem (RJ-11), microphone in, headphone out and VGA for video.

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  • HP530 SOUND

    HOW CAN I IMPROVE SOUND ON HP530

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-05-09

  • Will Sims2 work with my 149GB HP 530 laptop?

    I'm afraid to try it, so I thought I'd ask. Also, do you think that Sims3 will work on it in the future (even if I have to uninstall Sims2)? Also, please don't just say yes. I'm not going to never buy HP products if it doesn't work, I just want an honest and real answer. I will also survive if it doesn't work, but I'd like to know what I'm getting into first.

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2009-02-05

  • What is the maximum amount of memory that the HP 530 can take?

    What is the maximum amount of memory that the HP 530 can take?

    Answered by havvk 2008-12-24:

    your question is a month old, but here's the answer: 2gb DDR2 http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12722_na/12722_na.PDF ^and theres the evidence

    Answered by nadine1502 2009-08-10:

    This system can take a maximum amount of 2GB (1 GB in each slot)not much room for expansion with this one as I have unfortunately

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