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HP Pavilion 522n Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Model number


Country/Region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada

Base processor and speed

C (W) 1.8 GHz/400




RAM (standard) 256/2100 DDR
Maximum 2 GB
Speed PC2100/PC1600
DIMM slots Two

Hard drive

60 GB

DVD drive


CD-RW drive


Diskette drive

1.44 MB (3.5-inch)

Fax/data modem

Cheetah 2 Modem

Video graphics

Integrated into Chipset, No AGP slot


AC97 Audio

Network interface

10/100BT Integrated on Motherboard

USB specifications

USB 2.0

External ports

Port typeQuantity
USB 6 (2 front, 4 back)
Serial 1
Parallel 1
PS2 Keyboard 1
PS2 Mouse 1

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity

Drive bays (total)

Bay typeQuantity
5.25-inch CD, external 2
3.5-inch HDD, internal 1
3.5-inch FDD, external 1
3.5-inch (other) 1


Polk Audio “F” stereo speakers (left and right)


  • Internal speaker cable
  • AOL 7.0 CD in box

Keyboard and mouse

  • HP One-Touch Internet Keyboard
  • PS/2 Scrolling Mouse

Supported operating systems (OS/NOS)

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Complete software package

Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


WinDVD SE by InterVideo


  • HP RecordNow (version 3.56) by VERITAS
  • Veritas DLA by VERITAS

Education and reference

  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe Online
  • HP Welcome Gift (15 titles) by TLC
  • Weatherbug (local weather tracking)

Entertainment, music, and games

  • MusicMatch Jukebox
  • Super Duper Music Looper by Sonic Foundry
  • SoundBlaster Live 5.1 Applications
  • Game Channel - 16 games and the Digital Distribution Channel - “DDC” by Wild Tangent
  • Emusic icon with URL
  • Music Store icon with URL by RioPort
  • User Choice icon by Pctreasures.com and UBIQ

Imaging, photography, video, film

  • Photo Impression by ArcSoft
  • Greeting Card Creator by ArcSoft
  • Funhouse by ArcSoft
  • HP Photo and Video Toolkit
  • HP Print Creator
  • HP Cue Memories Disk

Data migration

IntelliMover by Detto

Productivity and finance

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0
  • Corel WordPerfect Office Suite 2002 (try before you buy)
  • Quicken Financial Center by Intuit
  • MarketBrowser
  • Microsoft Works 6.0 - Microsoft Money 2002 Standard (Combo CD)


  • Norton Anti-Virus 2002
  • ZeroKnowledge Freedom (security console) - Privacy / Firewall

Upgrade and Servicing Guide

Electronic Versions of the Upgrade and Servicing Guide in the HP Tools Center

HP Recovery and Pavilionware

  • HP Recovery Software Suite by SoftThinks
  • HP Factory CD Creator by SoftThinks
  • BackWeb Client with HP Center Toolbar
  • Rubik (Worldwide ISP signups) by WIS
  • Ehelp / HP Instant Support
  • HP Tour Guide (Victor)
  • I.E. Favorites folder
  • Product Registration


Original systems 1 Year (Customer Replaceable Parts Service - on specified items, HP Unit Exchange, Send in Repair Service)
Technical phone assistance to diagnose potential hardware issues 1 Year
Replacement systems Duration of original product warranty or 90 days whichever is longer (HP Unit Exchange, Send in Repair Service)
NOTE: Please refer to the HP Pavilion PC Support Guide that is included in the box with the PC for more details.

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