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HP pavilion notebook 15-ab150no and linux?

Q: HP pavilion notebook 15-ab150no and linux?

Hi. I have wondered is my (quite) new laptop suitable for any linux? I did dualboot win10 and ubuntu 16.04 LTS but i have no idea why everything isnt working really well (I never had dualboot before, used only ubuntu). I might even want to have only linux in my computer but I dont know how to fix if something goes wrong, I have no experience in these things. I have tried to find imformation of what I should do, but I have no idea. I dont want to use only windows. If someone knows something or have a little time to help me, or to guide me in right forum or something, I thank you.

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A: HP pavilion notebook 15-ab150no and linux?

What part of Ubuntu is not working well? You have an AMD processor and AMD integrated video which is a bit challenging in Linux but can be made to work. Is wifi working? I also prefer to have Linux available and on my latest laptop it was problematic to get it installed in a dual boot arrangement so I installed it in a Virtual Machine installation and that is generally enough Linux for my needs.

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I apologize for being a bit of a newbie on the subject, but I'll try my best to explain. I'm trying to get my Beats Audio to work on Linux.  I found a way that has worked for some people which involves remapping certain audio pins, but I don't know what pins to map to what.  Here are the pins that show up for me: 0x120x130x140x150x160x170x180x190x1a0x1b0x1d0x1e

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Dear everybody! I'm going to buy more 8GB Crucial ram for my laptop. Currently i have 4GB. So i will have 12GB ram total. So Could anyone give me some advices about this. Is it ok ? Is it compatible with my device ?  Thank you.  

A:HP-Pavilion-17-f100-Notebook-PC-series - HP Pavilion Noteboo...

@0xaddr? Memory Supports the following configurations: ? 12288 MB (8192 MB×1+ 4096 MB×1; not supported on computer models with a 32-bit operating system) Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04427554 REO

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Hi, I just bought 2 laptops today and wanted it to be in Windows 7 64 bit instead of Windows 10.May I know where to get the Winows 7 drivers?I had tried to search around but I couldn't get Win7 driver.Can you provide me? The laptops I just bought are:HP Pavilion 14-ab175TXHP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab161tx

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Hello. I bought an HP Notebook (Product key: P6L84PA#ACJ) last month. It is  a free-DOS system and I installed Ubuntu version 16.04LTS in it. Everything works fine except the wifi. The keeps on connecting and disconnecting continuously, making it impossible for me to use wifi on it, and I use the net via USB Tethering. A friend has the same laptop, and the same issue, but she has a dual-booted system where wifi works perfectly fine with windows. Please help me as I have no option other than installing Ubuntu/Fedora. Also please guide if Fedora-24 is compatible with my laptop?

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Hola, desde que me he comprado mi notebook HP 15 Notebook PC  no he podido utilizar ningun sistema Linux. Resulta que tras instalar algunas de las distribuciones Linux mientras me encuentro trabajando de una manera aleatoria la computadora se congela y no responde el sistema (dejan de funcionar tanto el mouse como el teclado). He buscado por mas de 2 mese en la web y aun no consigo solucionar el problema. Agradeceria la ayuda. Hello, since I bought my HP notebook PC 15 Notebook I could not use any Linux system. It turns out that after installing some Linux distributions while I am working in a computer randomly freezes and does not respond the system (stop working both the mouse and keyboard). I searched for more than 2 months on the web and still not solve the problem with it. Appreciate the help ..

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I want to download Kali Linux but it won't let me install. it tells me that there are files missing from it.

A:download Kali Linux on my notebook

Take us through how you are trying to install it. 

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Hi  I just installed Ubuntu 16 on a HP Pavilion dv1000. Everything works well, except my webcam. I have spent countless hours searching for and installing linux drivers, but no luck. Starting to think that it may be a hardware issue? Can anyone help me try to troubleshoot this? Thanks...

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Hello, I tried to install Ubuntu & Android-x86 to my HP Pavilon X2. The OS is working but audio isn't working and battery percentage not showing. How can I fix it? (Model: HP Pavilion X2 Detachable 10-n101nt)

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I have just bought this lkaptop and the hardware is nice, but I do not want to run Windows. Simple, I thought, as it's a PC, I'll just install Ubuntu. Well, the boot from USB is UEFI and that is a bit of a pain to set up, and I can't get it to work. The Ubuntu 14 install disk I burnt is an EFI boot CD and it simply fails to boot. Using the F9 option I get aBoot device failed message in white text on a blue screen. When I try to boot through the boot menus I get a missing file at \ubuntu\winboot\. I have just created a Windows recovery disk and that seems to boot fine. It looks like the BIOS/UEFI is set up to only allow Windows to boot. I've bought a USB DVD drive and failed to boot from that, also two memory sticks and a HDD. So, questions, before I put the laptop in the bin: 1. Has anyone else got Linux onto this device and if so what image and procedure did you use to get the install to work? 2 Is there a way to get legacy mode booting set up in the BIOS (The BIOS mentions legacy support in the screens but its not there).  Andrew 

A:Linux on HP Pavilion x2 detachable PC 10

It seems that the hp x2 has a 32 bit uefi. So you'll need a 32bit uefi boot loader. Most distros I've seen just ship the 64 bit bootloader. There's a guy at debian who is trying to support this kind of thing - He's working on a netinst image for deb8. The current image he's published so far boots, but I can't get networking to work. Here's his blog (other good stuff there):http://blog.einval.com/debian/CDs Here's the deb image:http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unofficial/efi-development/jessie-upload3.Hth /markus 

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Hello I've recently bought a HP630 Notebook PC which came with  Windows 7 Professional installed from the shop, I mostly used it for personal use, at my faculty I work on Linux Ubuntu to be more precise, but recently I have to use my laptop for work also but since I work with software platforms which need Linux I tried to install Ubuntu on this laptop for the first time.I'm sorry if I'm quick to blame the hardware but  I've tried to install  Ubuntu 12.04 11.10, 12.04 a few version of Kubuntu, which is what I originally wanted to install, and even tried the newest version of OpenSuse, as the laptop came with a Suse Linux  sticker on it, and none of these distros managed to install and workI've tried with both 64bit and 32bit versions for all of them.They all present the same behavior the initial menu appears but when I try to install the screen freezes, I've tried from a pendrive the same result, the exception is Ubuntu 11.10 from a very old CD it manages to install but it freezes when it needs to enter Ubuntu.I've tried the wubi installer from inside Windows it installs it successfully but when I try to run it the screen again freezes to black I was able to catch a glimpse of a "wrong prefixes error" at least.I'm thinking this has to be a hardware issue, because this is the first time installing Ubuntu on this machine, I had to reinstall Windows lately but the BIOS is up to date going by HP's website, and I've never had so many distro's and versions fail o... Read more

A:HP630 Notebook PC Can't install Linux distributions

Will any of the distros run as Live versions from CD or USB thumbdrive?

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This is a multiple question really. Just purchased the above notebook and tried to Install Linux under a dual boot. I have tried Mint 18.1 Cinnamon and Ubuntu 16.04.02 LTE. Neither is able to detect any wifi networks, and I have tried a whole load of options to reset the wireless chipset (which works fine on the Win 10 the machine came with), but to no avail. Going onto the HP website, I can't find the manual: after typing in the serial number I am presented with very little in the way of information so I have to assume there isn't a manual. I also can't find a detailed spec sheet so I can't find out what chipset is used in the wireless driver, therefore I can't search the Linux forums for a driver. So I'm stuck, which is both frustrating and a little embarrassing.  So to summarise, is there a manual for my machine, a detailed spec sheet with the relevant details for the wireless chipset, and can anyone suggest how I can get this working under Linux? Ta muchly, Nik

A:Linux wireless driver for HP 14-am100na notebook

Your specs which do not show the exact wifi chip: https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c05346381 Service manual: Manual See p. 4. You either have the Broadcom or the Realtek wireless + bluetooth adapter.  If the Broadcom see here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/765584/is-it-possible-to-use-broadcom-bcm43142-wifi-in-ubuntu-16-04 "sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-sourceAnd it worked immediately!!!" If Realtek try this: https://askubuntu.com/questions/635625/how-do-i-get-a-realtek-rtl8723be-wireless-card-to-work You might want to run an apt-get dist-upgrade and try to get the latest kernel you can. Kernel 4.2 and higher "just works" with newer wireless adapters that were problems under older kernels.  Post back with any more questions. Obviously I think you should run Ubuntu and I would even suggest running 16.10 as it has kernel 4.2 natively.  Good luck  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.

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Why does my new machine upgrade for 10 minutes each time I open it?What do I do to speed up the process of the getting to the web or waiting to open up a program?I have to tap the mouse nurous times to get it to respond. I called customer service and they wanted to charge me one hundred dollars o help me. 

A:New Notebook Pavilion

Can we have the model number?

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Everytime i turn my HPpavilion dv6 Noteboook on, i get a message stating that the cooling fan isn't working properly. The computer then turns off in 15 seconds if i dont click enter. 

A:hp pavilion notebook dv6 pc

Sometimes it is simply dust,pet hair etc clogging the fan. Pick up a can of compressed air and blow out all of the vents/ports/opening really thoroughly to see if anything changes. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.  

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Hi guys, Im interested in purchasing a HP Pavilion Notebook 17-ab200ni. This notebook comes with a 2TB internal SATA drive. I want to add a 128Gb SSB (form factor 2) drive, similar to what the OMEN comes with as standard. Does the Pavilion 17 support SSD drives to be added? Thanks,J

A:Add SSD in Pavilion Notebook

J,Specs: http://support.hp.com/ph-en/document/c05402434Manual: Page 1, 2, 21, 40http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05357606You can put M.2 2280 SSD (PCIe NVMe or SATA-3 TLC) in its slot. Make it boot drive and use HDD as storage drive.RegardsVisruth

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Haven't used it in over a year,I forgot the password. When I tried to get into it,the Computer asked me did I have a restoration disc,which I never had one.When prompted to change password, I put in a new password & held the button down.The screen says," WELCOME",but when You let the button go,it goes back to the initial [password]screen.I'm frustrated & disgusted. Paid a lot for this computer.

A:I have a HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PC,

msteddy41 wrote:Haven't used it in over a year,I forgot the password. When I tried to get into it,the Computer asked me did I have a restoration disc,which I never had one.When prompted to change password, I put in a new password & held the button down.The screen says," WELCOME",but when You let the button go,it goes back to the initial [password]screen.I'm frustrated & disgusted. Paid a lot for this computer. Hi @msteddy41 Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting. Please, review this official article and follow the steps for password recovery applicable for your case and operating system >  https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/I-forgot-my-password-can-HP-hel... What is the operating system ? VIsta ?Please, elaborate - when/what prompts you for a password change ?  

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System Diasabled   93323264 . Do not know how to reset.











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A:Hp Pavilion Notebook

Enter: 22081860 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K

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Dear people and HP Support .  I just got my new hp Pavilion notebook ,laptop 17  Im having trouble trying to connect to the wifi .  when i join the wifi it says that "no internet" then when i have click on the trouble shooting report  . It tested it for error's and it come out saying - issues found " one or more network protocols are missing on this computer . Then underneath it say's Restore network protocols to default settings .  sorry but I Don't understand why it is saying this . it's a new  notebook its very upsetting that this happen. I hope someone can help me in this problem ? / kind regards  Joanna 

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I don't remember my password and I am locked out of my laptop. How do I recover this? I don't have a recovery disc. CJ

A:HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

cigambino Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!If you Google for Trinity Rescue Kit, you will find a site where you can download an ISO file that you can then use to make a boot CD to then use to reset your password. Once you have that file, download and install ImgBurn and use the Write Image to Disk option to create a bootable CD.Good Luck

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I have installed Windows 10, a clean copy of windows installation has been done with full format of c drive. So, after a successfull installation of win10 in my HP Pavilion dv6-7024tx, I ran windows updates to make sure it gets all driver for its hardware automatically, it did though and was absoultely fine expect one audio problem relating to micro (not working), I couldn't notice that time. I also installed HP support assistance for further assistance to make sure everything work just okay. Things to describe here, everything works absolutely fine without the built in Micro issue for Audio device. It is litterally not working to input audio anymore here. In my previous Win7 which was given in factory default setup, had BeatAudio driver and I saw that software and everything was Okay earlier. 

A:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Hi: See if this IDT audio driver works for you...Install and restart the PC. This package contains the driver that enables the IDTHigh-Definition (HD) Audio in supported notebook models that arerunning a supported operating system. File name: sp63555.exe

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How do i Screenshot? I just got this computer and i dont know how to screenshot??? and by the way messenger doesnt let me make video calls or normal calls?????

A:Pavilion Notebook Hp Pc

@Beidy? Please use your other post:         http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/my-computer-doesnt-screenshot-i-... Thanks.

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ok this laptopgot some pretty severe viruses and now that they're all gone i can only browse the net for like 5-10 minutes before it dies. please help me here's the hijack report.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 11:06:09 AM, on 4/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Cosmi\SpyWare Killer 5 in 1\wc\wcservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe
C:\program files\seekmo\seekmo.exe
C:\Program Files\SlySoft\AnyDVD\AnyDVD.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\torrent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
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A:Help with pavilion notebook

come on guys I know you can help me with this .. Please don't make me beg
 

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Hi everyone,Can anyone help me in identifying the problem with my HP Pavilion Laptop. All of the sudden my HP Pavilion Laptop Display (model-15-n219sa) stopped working with black & white line on the display. I can project the display on the TV screen with the help of HDMI interface but nothing on the laptop display apart from black & white lines. Can anyone guess what will be the problem. I checked the display panel cable / connector found everything intact.Regards,Dinesh

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Hello Guys

I recently changed my motherborad , and I have a new Graphics card and new processeur ,
Graphics Card :
-AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
-AMD Radeon HD 6470M
I used every way to update the graphics card , sometimes it appears the blue screen , and then the drivers never up to date , help me as soon please

Computer : HP pavilion g6 Notebook PC
System : Windows 7 64 bits

this is an image from my computer
https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/618x354q90/687/l9s.png
 

A:HP pavilion g6 Notebook PC

Have you worked on or repaired many laptops? English is not your first language?
 

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HELP !! Of course my laptop has drama's when it's just out of warranty. Last night I was doing a word doc - and it just froze so I turned it off and when it loaded - it had a BLUE SCREEN and said: RECOVERYYour PC/Device needs to be repairded - I dont know why/what/how - BUT I was lucky that I did request the disc for System Recovery.I did the 4 disc - was all working - did all the updates ect. Today {Saturday 15th October 2016)Working on a word doc - next mintue the screen started going Grey with some lines ectIv turned it off - took at battery out- turn back on - it Power's up BUT the screen is still copmplety Grey- Now has virticle lines. Iv tried tapping the f10- screen same- and it BEEPS at me !!f2- screen is the same I have Videos and Pictures  Please Help- I cant afford a new laptopHP Pavilion 15Product No: P3C83PAEdition: Windows 10 HomeSystem: 64-bit 




Kind RegardsSonia McMahon

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My sons lap top hard drive became frozen and I replaced the hard drive, but I dont have windows 8  the correct operating system for his lap top and need help on how I could get it back installed. I am using a temp windows 8 from  Microsoft but it is asking to replace it. How can I resolve this without buying it? Is there a way how to best resolve this issue?Thank you......

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G'day peeps and creeps, i have the pavilion dv6 with 1 terabyte hd and bluray disc player, a few months ago i foolishly upgraded from windows 7 to windows crap so a week ago i reinstalled to windows 7 and that went well, except i was having really bad heating issues so i took it apart and cleanded the fan and reapplied new thermal paste and that went well except for one thing, i now get an error message about an unknown usb device so i went into the device system list and sure enough it says usb unkown device, so i tried all the usb port and they worked fine and the usb content came up and i could access and add or delete at will in all 4 of them so i checked the drivers for them and they are up to date aswell so i am at a loss right now about that but i just now discvered a new problem, my disc drive wont acknowlege blurays, i watched a bluray the other day and that was fine then last night i watched a standard dvd and that was fine but when i got home this afternoon i went to watch a bluray and all it did was make a bunch of noise and wouldnt do jack so i took it out and tried again, same thing so i put in a dvd and that worked perfectly like normal so i took that out and tried the bluray disc again and just more noise and nothing else, i really like this puter so i am hoping that its not stuffed too bad but i am at a loss about these two issues, especially the bluray one so any help would be greatly appreciated and sorely needed.please help. 

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I want to upgrade my HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC, with a hybrid ssd/hddis my notebook compatible for this, i tried to find my product name but it only says:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC.I hope this information is enough, but if needed i could send my serialnumber and productnumber. hope to hear from you guys soon, best regards, Thomas 

A:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

product number would be a good thing to send, but not the serial number.  All dv6s use a 2.5 inch wide 7 or 9.5 mm thick drive. So a current model hybrid sshd 2.5 inches wide will be a plug in replacement for the current hard drive.  https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Firecuda-2-5-Inch-Internal-ST1000LX015/dp/B01LWRTRZU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UT... If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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i set a bios password on my laptop a while ago and cannot remember it.  when i try to enter it, after 3 tries it tells me system disabled and gives me this number: 67076007 any help would be great, thank you.

A:hp pavilion g7 notebook

@Gravedigger1976 Enter   78954029

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I have not been able to get my USB 3 flash drives to workMy mouse works so I assume that my bluetooth is workingAnd my tiny fix me stick usb drive works so I assume it would be a USB 2 drive.I have installed all HP updates including the recent UEFI where I dont see the option to boot from a USB flash drive well anyways it does not do it anyways, not is the drive recognized.I have checked every USB driver for updated drivers, uninstalled and reinstalled drivers, checked HP, Windows update and the original manufacturer for updated driversI have checked the power on the hub as recommended on one HP article and did get a devmgr.xml missing error out of thatI ran sfc scannow assume the slash is in there my keyboard has went french on meBy the way my friend as the identical model of computer and all the same identical problems and missing files are happening on her computerThe only difference is that I am in the insiders program and her computer is on the regular Windows 10 build which we have not had problems with till this and I am beginning to wonder whether it has to do with the UEFI recent updates (question mark)  

A:Re: hp pavilion 15 notebook Usb 3

Hi, It is great to upgrade system to Windows 10, but in the same time, series of issues occur, like the USB device issue. After upgrading the system to Windows 10, you find that your USB device cannot connect to your PC. You may need to plug your external devices like MP3, pen drive, printer, etc. to your computer through the USB ports. So it is very inconvenient that the USB ports don?t work properly. Solutions below may help you fix the USB port issue. Since your USB device works properly before you upgrade the system, the problem most probably is not caused by the USB device. But you can also plug the USB device to another computer. If it unfortunately doesn?t work, you can consider replacing the device. Following are the solutions to figure out the problem. Solution 1: Check if the problem is caused by power supply issue 1. Unplug the power supply and charger plug from your PC.2. Restart your PC. Connect your USB device to the PC again. Then you can plug the power supply.Solution 2:The Power Management would also be the cause of the USB problems. Windows is set to shut down your USB controller to save power by default, sometimes it won?t be able to power it back up. So try following steps to prevent Windows from ?managing? power to your USB controller or the devices.1. Open Device Manager.2. Expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers branch.3. Double-click the USB Root Hub device, and click the Power Management tab. (if there?... Read more

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My stepson has an HP Pavilion dv1000 notebook. The power supply gets extremely hot and seems to be melting the tip to the plug where it connects to the notebook. Does this seem to be a problem with the notebook or only with the power supply. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:HP Pavilion notebook

wow that is pretty hot... does it always run that hot, or does it only run that hot when he's gaming, or watching a movie? could just be a demanding laptop, but then again you could take it to a PC specialist (comp usa or local computer shop) and get the powersupply checked out. dang if it's melting the tip thats pretty hot... My dad's apple powerbook gets up to 75 degrees celcius when he's just surfing the web and stuff, so hot you have to take it off your legs if you don't want to burn yourself. so get it checked out, might just be a demanding laptop.
 

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KBoa noite, estou configurando um notebook novo há pavilion x360 comprado nos USA, novíssimo. Ao configurar as contas solicitadas, acabei criando uma conta outlook.com. Ao reiniciar o notebook na tela de inicio, apareceu uma conta outlook.com solicitando uma senha. Quando vou colocar a senha recem criada ele não reconhece a senha. Diz que eu não tenho acesso ao notebook e que eu tenho que ir no account.live.com to fix the problem, ou tentar outra senha. Estou desesperada e não sei o que fazer. Por favor, ajudem-me.

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I'm having a Pavilion  HP DM4 i5 ,  with 6 GB RAM installed. Is it possible to upgrade the RAM to 16 GB - which RAM-Modules do I need then? On the official documents the maximum RAM is 8 GB, but at the time, the documents were made, no 8GB-Modules were available. Does the BIOS support 8GB Modules? The notebook has two slots, so my hope is, if I replace the built in 2x4GB with 2x8GB, I'll have 16 GB of RAM. For what I need this? Running different virtual machines at one time for working. :-) Thanks for your help!

A:Maximum RAM on Pavilion DM4 Notebook

Petterson. 32-bit Windows has an address space of 4GB. You are limited to 4GB memory. REO

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I have to change the internal hard drive of an HP Pavilion Entertainment Dv6000 laptop from 2007. My question is, does the new internal hard drive have to be a specific one or any I might find at the store? In other words are all laptop internal hard drives generic?

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I have an HP Pavilion Notebook (dv9724tx) running Vista which, whenever i turn it on, switches on the led lights, the fan moves for a few seconds then everything stops, with the screen remaining black. The LED lights stay on, the computer just won't boot into the BIOS. It is not a battery problem and I have tried reseating the RAM. This all occured after the computer suddenly died while booted, then after starting to boot back into windows afterwards, died while loading Vista. It has not displayed anything on the screen since.

Specs:

INTEL CORE 2 DUO T7700 (2.4GHZ/4MB L2 CACHE/800MHZ FSB)
3GB DDR2 RAM
500GB (2X 250GB) 5400RPM HDD
17 INCH WXGA+ (1440 X 900) BRIGHTVIEW DISPLAY
BLU-RAY ROM WITH SUPERMULTI DVD+/-RW DUAL LAYER DRIVE
NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600M GS WITH 512MB DEDICATED VIDEO MEMORY
INTEGRATED 10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN, INTEGRATED 802.11 A/G/N WLAN, INTEGRATED BLUETOOTH, 56K MODEM
INTEGRATED AUDIO, INTEGRATED WEBCAM, 5-IN-1 DIGITAL MEDIA READER
3X USB 2.0 PORTS, 1X FIREWIRE PORT, 1X HDMI PORT


Thanks in advance to any help received.
 

A:HP Pavilion Notebook Not Booting

Nice machine and configuration.
I would first try removing two memory modules, and attempting a boot with the third.. then if that doesn't work, change modules until you have tried all three.
It is difficult to trouble-shoot a machine like that... but we are seeing a LOT of ealy failures in the large laptops hard drives from 250 GB to 500 GB, so suspect that your hard drive might be bad. A good test would be to try any other known good hard drive from 80 GB on up to 500 GB... can you borrow one, then try to format and install it.
If still dead when you change memory and hard drive, it is time to get it back to HP for warranty work.
Anything you do that is not memory and not a hard drive will void your warranty.
 

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Hello there...

I'm needing help diagnosing a non-working HP Pavilion ZE1000
I received it from a friend after it failed. None of the laptop leds would turn on, and there were no POST beeps of any kind. The HDD and CD unit would turn -the floppy won't, but it might be a BIOS setting-, but the screen won't show anything at all.

After double-checking the obvious (LCD disabled, brightness setting, power supply output, etc.) I checked internet and found that the DC jack is a common problem with these laptops. Sure enough, on this one it was a little loose, but even after fixing it all the symptoms stay the same. I have tried re-setting all the connectors and looking for any obvious damage on the mobo (there's none).

The weird thing is that if I leave the laptop "on" (Fan & HDD turning), after a while the CPU and the VIA chipset get warm. Should I just assume that the BIOS is fried, or are these symptoms of a defunct mobo?

Is there any guru around that has dealt with this problem before?

Thanks for your help,

JR
 

A:Help diagnosing HP Pavilion notebook

Can you try an external monitor? Disconnecting all extra hardware (drives) and replacing the memory are some things to try.

Nothing weird about CPU and chipset getting warm - BIOS is exactly that (Basic) and does not bother with power savings and such.
 

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i make factory reset to my laptop and i donot know where i can find my windows activation key , so i need to active my windowsBROsama

A:HP Pavilion g6-2346se Notebook PC

Hi, You machine runs Windows 8.1 therefore no need to activate manually, it will automatically activate Windows for you. If you wish, please use the following ways to get the key            http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/four-places-find-windows-8-product-key/ Regards.

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I want to upgrade the RAM from 4 to 8GB (16 if possible) and upgrade the OS to one with a longer support life - I'm thinking Windows 7 or 8.1. Is it best to do the upgrades serially and which should I do first? What RAM should I buy i.e. ordering info? Which OS do you recommend and where is the best place to buy it and the preferred media. Thanks to those forum members in advance for your advice.butchiepoo

A:Upgrade HP Pavilion Notebook - RAM and OS

Hi, Please use the following manual:     http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01918142.pdf RAM: page 2 gives you RAM specs and max RAM supported. Page 67 gives you part number, you can use part number to order from HP or online stores. Please note: this is an old machine and RAM could be a bit hard to find now.For OS: Windows 7 drivers are available on itshomepage:          http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-dv7-Entertainment-Notebook-PC-series/374... You are much better to upgrade to Windows 7 than others because HP supports it. For OS, you can buy from a computer shop or order from Microsoft. Please note again, this machine is 8 years old. Please do not waiste more money on it. Regards.

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I have 2GB RAM. I want increse my PC RAM what is the max RAM cpacity of my PC Product Name: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PCProduct number: F0C25PA#ACJ











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A:what is the max RAM capacity of HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

Hi, Your machine is a "HP Pavilion 15-e024tu" which has 2 user accessible slots:    http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03921877 and its supports (page #4 of the manual) Support for DDR3L (1600-MHz) dual channelSupport for 8192-MB of system RAM in the following configurations:? 8192-MB (8192-MB×1, 4096-MB×2)? 6144-MB (4096-MB+2048-MB)? 4096-MB (4096-MB×1, 2048-MB×2)? 2048-MB (2048-MB×1) Please use the following manual to get more information (RAM type) and how to replace RAM:    http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03939658 Regards.  

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Hi,I have ongoing issues with my HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-P287SA, Windows 10.  Yesterday it would not boot, instead it flashed the caps-lock LED at me once which I beleive is a CPU issue. I did a hard reset on it (took the battery out ect.) and it booted and worked normally all day. This moring it again won't boot again but this time it beeps twice, waits a few seconds and then beeps twice again, five tinmes in total, and then it flashes the caps-lock LED twice, waits, and then twice again. It won't boot at all, even after a hard reset.  What does the beeping mean, what is the problem here?   

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When I turn on my HP Pavilion 10 Notebook PC it goes to a blue screen that says Recovery at the top. The basics of the messages are PC could not start correctly, required device is not connected, error code 0xc0000185, needs recovery tools on installation media. I do not have installation media nor do I know how to get one. Could someone please help me with this.

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I am running xp pro ....... which I love. Problem is Quick Play on the keyboard has stopped working for whatever reason. All the buttons seem frozen - they are lit but do nothing? When the computer is off, quick play does not launch either.
Any suggestions please!

Thanks Luanne
 

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Hi,My notebook won't connect to wireless networks anymore. It is not a problem with the network, because other computers can connect easily. Thanks.

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I have HP pavilion g6 notebook. It is running on Windows 10. It has 4gb RAM & 500 GB HDD. Is it possible to upgrade the Ram to it? How much can I upgrade?













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A:Is Ram upgrade possible for HP pavilion g6 notebook

Hello @KISHOR4, Thank you for your reply !! As I mentioned your PC can support 8GB of RAM max. Your PC has Memory 2 customer-accessible/upgradable SODIMM slots:So Since you already have one Mem of 4GB, Please add another 4GB of RAM (IDENTICAL) and make it 8GB Total.  See here : https://www.mrmemory.co.uk/memory-ram-upgrades/hp/pavilion-notebook/g6-2008tx  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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Hello.I am a student going into my first year at University. I have had my HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC for two years and slowly it has started falling apart. I take pride in looking after my things [phones, ipods e.c.t], but this laptop has seriously upset me, I used to have a laptop before this and it lasted for over 6 years. The corners on the HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC started to come undone and I used some tape to ease the weight when closing the lid but suddenly the two clips holding each joint came out and refuse to go back in and one of the hinges came out completely causing the laptop to be tilted and unable to close. I am extremely upset that this laptop is this fragile, I did some research and noticed that I'm not the only one with this issue and its seems to be common. I have seriously cannot afford to purchase a new laptop as I need to buy lots of books for University and also need a laptop to study.

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