Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. The tx2 also has great entertainment features, like Altec Lansing speakers and a mini-remote control. PC Authority HP’s Touchsmart TX2 comes kitted out with a capacitive panel that can track several fingertips doing different things at once. IT Reviews Microsoft might have put a lot of money behind the concept over the years, but tablet PCs have always struggled to capture the imagination of the public. I was on the NT 3.

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Visit our network of sites: There’s plenty tohchsmart like about the TouchSmart tx2: Not it seems to be working fine. Keep reading to find out. The cores are still based on the old K8 architecture memory controller is newer. Dell XPS M 2. The following link information applicable to Windows 10 technical Preview as well.

HP TouchSmart tx2 Review

All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on h; site becomes a part of the community. After turning on the tx2 we discovered that if we attempted to start the MediaSmart application before all the bloatware finished loading the MediaSmart application would fail to open.

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Thanks for your patience, Ganesh. The TouchSmart tx2 does an acceptable job keeping heat under control.

HP TouchSmart tx2 Review

For the first time ever consumers had a low-cost IGP that offers flawless p video playback and can even play many 3D video games at reasonable frame rates! The keys are easy to read and are a good size … except for the top row of Function keys which are a little too small and not particularly easy to press without hitting another key by mistake.


The screen is hard to read under direct sunlight and brightly lit indoor spaces. You can download the drivers from the following link.

Upgraded to Windows 10 – Touchscreen works with finger but s – HP Support Community –

This slight grain is very common with tablets touchssmart is an acceptable trade-off considering the multi-touch and pen tablet functions. I have gone into Device Manager and done the Hardware Uninstall dance, with no success.

Message 2 of 2. Still, screne to some larger notebooks like the HP Pavilion dv4 and dv5, the tx2 does lack a few ports.

HP TouchSmart Tx2-1377nr Touch Screen Notebook PC Windows 7

On the other hand, the new multi-touch interface doesn’t always respond exactly as it should and you may end up touching the screen multiple times before the screen finally does what it should have done the first time you touched it. The viewing angles are perfectly usable but, depending on how the tablet is tilted, sometimes it may be very hard to read because the colors invert at sharp vertical angles.

The screen automatically changes orientation when rotated into tablet mode and the small hinge is exceptionally sturdy. In reply to ScottKin’s post on February 3, IT Reviews Microsoft might have put a lot of money behind the concept over the years, but tablet PCs have always struggled to capture the imagination of the public.


We really wish HP would start putting this style of touchpad on all their notebooks rather than using the smooth and glossy touchpads on their other notebooks. There’s a stylus tucked into the corner of the chassis, so you’ll be able to control the cursor and enter text directly on to the display itself, and the panel also responds to finger inputs. USB is great for connecting one or two devices at the same time, sceen if you are trying to transfer data, video, audio, and perhaps even your Ethernet connection over a single USB port you will suffer a major reduction in speed.

I have the setting where a small circle eminates from where the stylus touches and it’s always up in that quadrant no matter where I touch on screen.

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 2. Not only that, but we had to restart Windows in order to get the MediaSmart application to touuchsmart working again. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc. The system fan and heatsinks in the notebook do their job managing heat when the system is under load … as we discovered when we ran multiple benchmarks back to back.