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This is a template for a future guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion dv7z laptop. If you have the HP Pavilion dv7z and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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|Name||HP Pavilion dv7z|
|Processor||AMD Turion 64 X2|
|Screen||17” WXGA+ or WSXGA+ Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|HDD||160GB to 500GB HDD|
|Optical Drive||DVD+-RW or Blu-ray|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200 or ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450|
|Network||Ethernet, Broadcom 802.11abgn or Broadcom 802.11bg, Bluetooth|
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
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