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HP Pavilion a210n Desktop PC (US/CAN) support

HP Pavilion a210n Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Introduction date


Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada


Base processor and speed

  • Intel Celeron 2.5 GHz
  • 400 MHz front side bus
  • Socket mPGA478



Motherboard manufacturer


RAM (installed) 256 MB/DDR 2100 (1 x 256) up to 64 MB shared video memory
Maximum allowed1 GB (2 x 512) requires removal of the installed 256 MB SIMM
Speed supportedPC2100 MB/sec
Type184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slotsTwo
Open slotsOne


Primary cache (L1)8 KB of Data cache + 12K Micro-op Trace cache
Secondary (L2)512 KB

Hard drive

  • 80 GB Ultra DMA
  • 5400 rpm

CD-RW drive

48x/12x/48x maximum speed

DVD drive

16X maximum

Diskette drive

1.44 MB (3.5-inch)


ItU V.90 K56flex (V.92 upgradable)

Video graphics

Integrated Intel Extreme graphics with up to 64 MB shared video memory


Integrated AC97 audio


Integrated 10/100Base-T networking interface


MPEG2 for full-motion digital video

External ports

Port typeQuantity
USB (2.0)Six (two front and four back)
PS/2 KeyboardOne
PS/2 MouseOne

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (two open)
DIMMTwo (one available)

Drive bays (total)

Bay typeQuantity
5.25-inch, externalTwo
3.5-inch, internalTwo (one available)
3.5-inch, externalOne

Keyboard and mouse

  • PS/2 Multimedia keyboard
  • PS/2 two-button scrolling


Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software build ID/BIOS


CD-RW/DVD software

  • HP RecordNow by Vertias
  • WinDVD SE by Intervideo
  • WinDVD upgrade to 5.1

Entertainment, music, and games

  • MusicMatch Jukebox by MusicMatch
  • Wild Tangent GameChannel
  • eMusic Store by Rioport
  • RealOne video player

Imaging, photography, video, and film

  • HP Picture and Video Toolkit:
    • Photo Impression by Arcsoft
    • Greeting Card Creator by Arcsoft
    • Funhouse by Arcsoft
    • HP Print Creator
    • HP Make Memories Disc
    • Showbiz Video Editor by Arcsoft
    • Simple Backup for My Pictures by Veritas
  • RecordNow 5.0

Education and reference

  • Encyclopedia Britannica 2002 Online
  • Weatherbug by Weatherbug

Productivity and finance

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • WordPerfect Productivity Pack by Corel:
    • WordPerfect
    • Quattro Pro
    • Task Manager
  • Quicken New User Edition 2003 by Intuit
  • myHPclub

HP Recovery and HP Ware

  • Microsoft System Restore
  • Recovery Software Suite:
    • System Recovery
    • Application Recovery
    • Recovery CD Creator

Service and support

  • Backweb Client
  • PC-Doctor
  • eHelp/HP Instant Support
  • Rubik Worldwide ISP signups
  • Product Registration
  • Safety and Comfort guide
  • Electronic Upgrade & Servicing guide


Warranty typeWarranty Duration
Parts and laborOne year
Hardware troubleshootingOne year/24 hour/7 days a week
Software phone supportOne year/24 hour/7 days a week
Software replacement30 days
Self repair (kits)One year
Return to HP or Authorized Service ProviderOne year
HP Pavilion a210n Desktop PC (US CAN)

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