Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation OS Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx CPU Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8600 (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache) Motherboard Mobile Intel PM45 Express Chipset ICH9M-Enhanced Memory 2GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM Graphics Card ATI Mobility FireGL V5700 with 256 MB Sound Card SoundMAX Integrated Digital HD Audio Monitor(s) Displays 15.4-inch WXGA anti-glare (1280 x 800 resolution) Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Mouse Synaptics PS/2 Port Touchpad, USB Mouse Hard Drives 250GB Fujitsu MJA2250BH G2 ATA Device (IDE),
120GB in External Casing Internet Speed 2 Mbps Antivirus MSE Browser Firefox, Chrome, IE Other Info Authentec AES2810 Fingerprint Reader,
Optiarc DVD RW AD-7561S LightScribe
He's talking about the gray to white fading behind the start button and system tray. I know you can remove it I just can't remember the location of the resource. I'll see what I can remember this afternoon.