Compaq Computer Corporation is an American company that manufactures personal computers. The company was started by Rod Canion, Jim Harris, and Bill Murto in the year 1982.The company was taken over in 2002 by the information technology giant, Hewlett-Packard. Together they manufacture a product line that includes hardware and software products. The Compaq V2405 is a notebook personal computer, which runs on 1.8 GHz AMD Sempron Processor 3000+ with PowerNow technology. The notebook has a 256 MB 333 MHz DDR system memory and can be expanded up to a maximum of 2 GB. It is equipped with a 40 GB hard drive with a spindle speed of 4200 RPM for fast data access. It also features an ATI RADEON XPRESS 200M IGP graphics chip that uses 32 MB off main RAM. The integrated 54g 802.11b/g wireless LAN with 125 HSM/SpeedBoostser support, provides high-speed wireless Internet connectivity. The pre-installed 24x DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive allows one to watch high quality DVD movies and burn ones important data, favorite songs, or photos. In addition, is the V2405 IS equipped with 2 USB2.0, 1 VGA, 1 S-Video, microphone and headphone ports. The Compaq V2405 comes with a 14' monitor, with High Definition BrightView WXGA technology and a maximum resolution of 1280x768 pixels. Its anti-reflective technology ensures clear and sharp images. This notebook has built in Altec Lansing speakers. The integrated keyboard features 101 keys, along with a scroll pad and a touch pad. The Compaq V2405 has a pre-installed Microsoft Windows XP Home with Service Pack 2 operating system. Some of the additional software includes Sonic Digital Media Plus, Muvee AutoProducer DVD Edition with Burning, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Windows Media Player, and Apple iTunes The Compaq V2405 weighs around 5.4, which makes it easy to carry around.