The Evo line of computers were introduced in 2001 by Compaq for business use. The Evo line replaced the Deskpro and Armada lines. Evo was eventually rebranded to HP Compaq, which is still the business line.
The 1000v is one of many laptops manufactured under the Evo line. It was designed as a modular computer which allows for easy interchanging of parts.
The model of your computer can be found on the bottom of the computer, this guide is for the 1000v.
Track down a number of hardware problems using the Compaq Evo 1000v Troubleshooting guide.