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HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System

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HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System

Introducing the dv6-7229wm HP 15.6" Envy Laptop PC in Midnight Black. With a sleek, tapered metal design, it's easy to pick up. With cool features like Beats Audio amplified by quad speakers and a subwoofer, the HP Quad-Core Processor Laptop with AMD and A10-4600M Accelerated Processor is tough to put down.
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Questions & Answers for HP HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System

Question

Can you down load Adobe reader on this?

I am "new" to computers,my 14yr old son is teaching me. Every time he needs something for school,other computers have said "your device is not compatible with adobe reader". Also, is there a book or some type of info that comes with it?

Thanks
asked 2 years ago
By
Eve
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
You simply just need to go to Adobe's website and you can download the reader and any other adobe software you will need for free, then your problem will be solved.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
LeeS8
answer 2
This PC meets or exceeds all of the minimum system requirements for Adobe Reader XI listed on the manufacturer’s website, so it should have no issues running this software.
answered 2 years ago
By
HP Team
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Does the keyboard light up ?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
lynn
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
I haven't tried to light it up but I don't think so.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
chocolet39
answer 2
No. The backlit keyboard is only available on much more costly models.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
jbrowning
answer 3
This HP PC has a Full-size island-style keyboard with numeric keypad which is not backlit.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
HP Team
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what is the daily battery life?

asked 2 years ago
By
KP
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
It depends on how much you use the laptop a day. I know I can be on it without the charger or plug for like 5 hrs.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
chocolet39
answer 2
On average, 6-cell Lithium-Ion batteries will last approximately two to three hours on a single charge. Unfortunately, exact battery run time and life span information is not available. Various factors, such as the temperature of the battery, the applications running on the notebook, any attached devices, the brightness of the display, and the notebook power management settings all determine the run time and life span of your battery. Also, the performance and charge times of Lithium-ion batteries decrease over time. There are suggested ways to help increase the run time and life span of your battery:

- Reduce the brightness of the screen to the minimum readable level
- Remove peripherals (External hard drives, CD-ROMs, Zip drives, PC cards, and other peripheral devices) when not in use; these devices can draw power from your battery even when they are not in active use
- Reduce the speed of your processor
- Turn off the Wireless On-Off button when it is not in use (If your notebook has one)
answered 2 years ago
By
HP Team
Question

Processor Speed

Just a question regarding the processor speed listed on this item. I've been trying to decide between the "HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop" and the "HP Midnight Black 17.3 Envy dv7-7227cl Laptop" and I've compared each of them. The only major difference (besides size) that I am noticing is the 15.6 version seems to have a processor speed of 3.20GHz which is almost a whole GHz larger than the 17.3 laptop, which is only listed at 2.30GHz. But the 15.6 laptop is also about $50 cheaper. I'm guessing that this is a typo (the numbers 2 and 3 got switched maybe?) since both laptops possess the same processor. But I just wanted to ask this before making my decision, since I can sometimes overlook things that are obvious to others. Thank you.
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Lara
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
I have the 15.6" w/AMD A10 Quad core processor running @ 3.2 GHz. I shopped around and this machine had the best credentials at the time for running/editing MP4 video. I've since seen the 17.3" with the Intel i7 processor running @ 2.3.
Depends on what you're doing with it, and what you want from it. If you plan to travel with it then get the 15.6". If it will sit still most of it's life then spring for the larger screen.
answered 2 years ago
By
4thelasttime
answer 2
The AMD A10 processor runs at 3.2Ghz when apps or the system require more processing power, but will drop down to 2.3Ghz when the computer is not tasked, or idling, to save power, and extend your battery life. The same goes for the dv7-7227cl you were looking at. The specs were just written differently, with one using the max speed, and one using the minimum speed, probably not written by the same person.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
sarne
 - Oshkosh
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Just bought this and can not access the advertised Office 2010 Suite... any advice? The packaging did not include any product code or information...

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
gone2dogs
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
you have to download the free Microsoft 60 day trial by pressing on the Microsoft app. It should give you three options of Microsoft 2010. Pick one and download the free trial.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
chocolet39
answer 2
You have to purchase Office 2010 Suite for the features to work. Says so in a couple of places above.
answered 2 years ago
By
4thelasttime
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are you be able to downgrade to windows 7.

Iv heard bad review for windows 8. i want to game really hard and people say its more business oriented and not made for gaming.and i really like windows 7.

this is the exact laptop.

HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Austin
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
I have played games on this system and really liked the way it was. It is kind of funny you say this because windows eight has an xbox application on it.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
chocolet39
answer 2
Get this machine with the AMD A10 Quad Core processor. Has the AMD
Radeon 7660G Discrete Class graphics card W/up to 4GB of graphics memory. Shouldn't have a problem with games.
answered 2 years ago
By
4thelasttime
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Can I play Battlefield 3 or Call of Duty Black Ops 2 with this laptop with no problems?

or even Far Cry3?
asked 2 years ago
By
Anonymous
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
you can play all xbox games on it,
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
chocolet39
answer 2
This PC will play any games that have system requirements equal to or less than the specifications of this PC. I recommend contacting the software manufacturer of any games you intend to use in order to determine the system requirements for their software.
answered 2 years ago
By
HP Team
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Does it has BACKLIT KEYBOARD?

IS THE KEYBOARD BACK LIT???I REALLY WANT IT BACKLIT!!! THANKS DOES IT SUPPORT GRAND THEFT AUTO 4 PC? AND THE SIMS 3 PC? THANKS
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
jeanksim
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
no
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
chocolet39
answer 2
Unfortunately, this PC does not have a backlit keyboard. This PC will play any games that have system requirements equal to or less than the specifications of this PC. I recommend contacting the software manufacturer of any games you intend to use in order to determine the system requirements for their software.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
HP Team
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Does it have the air condition feature to keep the laptop cool?

asked 2 years ago
By
Sandy
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
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answer 1
HP calls it "Cool Sense" and you'll need to download the free app from HP.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
jbrowning
answer 2
This HP PC does have the HP CoolSense: Automatic air conditioning for your laptop when used on the go.
answered 2 years ago
By
HP Team
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Does this computer come preloaded with 32 or 64 bit os?

asked 2 years ago
By
funkyfingerst yle
on HP Midnight Black 15.6" Envy dv6-7229wm Laptop PC with AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor and Windows 8 Operating System
2 answers
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answer 1
It is preloaded with 64-bit as most new computers today are.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
LeeS8
answer 2
This PC will have Genuine Windows 8 32-bit.
answered 2 years ago
By
HP Team
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