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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.  

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@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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?????

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@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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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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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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I look in the Maintenance and Service Guide and they don't talk about how much memory you can upgrade in it ... Only on 32 bit system ...  













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A:What is Max Ram fo HP Pavilion 17-e184ca Notebook PC

Hi: The information in the service manual is stating what the maximum memory you can install is on a 64 bit operating system. It reads...not supported for use on computer models equipped with a 32 bit OS That is because a 32 bit operating system can only address a maximum of 4 GB of memory. I have a PC with 32 GB of memory on it and I had to run XP for a short while and it only would use 4 GB of memory. The PC worked fine with 32 GB of memory in it on a 32 bit operating system. It was just a complete waste of 28 GB of memory. 

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I am a USAF/DAV that recently purchased this from a local Pawn Shop. The OS that was factory installed was Windows 8.1 64-bit. Microsoft upgraded me to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit beacause of service connected disabilities that is supposed to help me out due to Cortana (have trouble typing and mouse movement due to nerve damage in arms, hands, fingers).
I am having trouble with Cortana not being able to hear me even after going to Device Manager and making sure all Drivers are updated and Defaults chosen.  I would like to make this Notebook as fast,efficiant and reliable as it has become my "best Friend" but has an attitude issue.  Here is a WishList of needs and wants and if Possible. (post edited for content)
 

TOTAL Voice Control across Entire OS Environment
Deep Burn Windows 10 Pro into Hard Drive (like factory) In case of Crash and no Flash Drive or install discs...which I do not have anyway.

any tips or suggestions for complete "Optimization" would be appreciated ... I use this computer for all Business needs, Health needs, Family/Friends Contacts, Entertainment.
...in advance...THANK YOU ALL!!!
 
R W Beatty

A:HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PC Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

2 suggestions: 1. Get a good headset with microphone. The microphone built into the chassis of the laptop is not ideal. For example, Skype discourages trying to use it for video calling.  2. You do not have recovery disks but you can make a system backup that could be used to put your exact software setup, apps, documents, etc. back on the machine in the event of a hard drive failure. You can never rely on any hard drive as the sole copy of any information that is important to you.  Please provide the model number so we can be more detailed in giving advice about your hardware. 

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Have HP Pavilion 15t-n200 notebook. Using Win7-64 bit. How do I access the webcam and use it?

A:Have HP Pavilion 15t notebook. Using Win7-64 bit. How do I a...

Hi, Please check the following article:     http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02452221 Regards.

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My spouses laptop which had not been used in months, on plugging it into my router/ modem was working fine, updated Norton , still worked okay then windows updates came down 112 plus 5 optional updates were installed, after doing a restart I found the mouse would not work and One note kept popping up and the notebook kept freezing up. I finally tried to resyore to an earlier date, no difference, then I tried a refresh but that failed with an error message, no idea what it said it flashed on and off so fast I did not have a chance to read it. Now I am doing a recovery using the HP recovery discs, it just prompted me to insert disc 2, on the instruction sheet sent with the discs it says to press F9 but it seems that did not work so tried F 11 and that worked. I have never been able to set him up with his own Microsoft account password, it always rejects it or changes mine, phone Microsoft many time about this but no help.If anyone can let me know what is going on with this laptop let me know, I cannot use it without the mouse although my spouse can, but it should work. Inserted disc 2 and pressed enter but a long list of messages appeared about no bootable device, so now I am really stuck. please help, it was windows 8and the updates were windows 8.1.

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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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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 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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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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Dear all, Please help me the problem after upgrade windows 10. My laptop is HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab222tuafter upgrade, running to HP logo and stop. Nothing more. Thanks 

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My spouses laptop which had not been used in months, on plugging it into my router/ modem was working fine, updated Norton , still worked okay then windows updates came down 112 plus 5 optional updates were installed, after doing a restart I found the mouse would not work and One note kept popping up and the notebook kept freezing up. I finally tried to resyore to an earlier date, no difference, then I tried a refresh but that failed with an error message, no idea what it said it flashed on and off so fast I did not have a chance to read it. Now I am doing a recovery using the HP recovery discs, it just prompted me to insert disc 2, on the instruction sheet sent with the discs it says to press F9 but it seems that did not work so tried F 11 and that worked. I have never been able to set him up with his own Microsoft account password, it always rejects it or changes mine, phone Microsoft many time about this but no help.If anyone can let me know what is going on with this laptop let me know, I cannot use it without the mouse although my spouse can, but it should work. Inserted disc 2 and pressed enter but a long list of messages appeared about no bootable device, so now I am really stuck. please help, it was windows 8and the updates were windows 8.1.

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At the risk of sounding like a total idiot I have the following question.....how on earth do I use my Touchpad?!I can move the cursor around but there are no left and right buttons like on my previous laptops so how do I use this function? Are there other buttons I should be pressing as alternatives?! Final thing; sometimes when I double tap it in order to select something it works and sometimes it doesn't.Please can somebody help this total computer idiot out....!Many thanks.

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Hi @ all.I am having problems with my PC. It is no longer charging. When I plug the charging line (the charging wire and adaptor) it is not charging. The orange charging light by the charging port is not coming up. But when I am about to plug in the charger, it makes some sound to show that the charger is good and working well. But if I put on the system, it will come up but the charger and the adaptor is not charging the PC.I have removed the battery and held down the power button for about a minute and it still did not work.Please help. What can I do

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Hi All:
    A few weeks ago I started to download DVDShrink from what looked like a perfectly legitimate company site. After I clicked to download the program it began to install itself. At the same time all kinds of alarms went off - Comodo, Malwarebytes, etc. - and I quickly shut down.
    After booting up I ran a quick Mbam scan and it found 32 infected files which I deleted. I then ran a full Mbam scan and it found a bunch more. Later I also ran full Mbam and Avast scans but this time around neither came up with anything. I also used ERUNT to replace the Registry with a clean copy made earlier.
    For a few days everything ran OK but then Firefox began to freeze up whenever I brought up a page with a Youtube video on it. Then other things started to freeze - Task Manager, etc. - and now it's reached the stage that the computer won't boot up properly at all. Almost everything is frozen. The computer won't even start in Safe Mode. At best it just brings up my mouse pointer (which is working) and my desktop wallpaper but nothing more.
    Different Windows messages have appeared at times one of which said something to the effect that Windows was stopping to prevent further damage. There is a separate RESTORE section on the drive for restoring the computer to factory settings but I can't access it. Since I can't get into the computer to do anything at all I'm wondering if there's any way of being able to get the com... Read more

A:Win 7 HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook FROZEN

Try performing a repair installation. This will preserve your user accounts, data, programs, and system drivers.
 
 
Instructions for a Windows 7 Repair installation.
 
A Windows 7 Repair Installation will require a installation disc.
 
If you do not have a Windows 7 installation disc you can download a free legal ISO image of Windows 7 SP1 at  Windows 7 Forums.  You will need to download the same version of Windows 7 that you have installed,  This image is hosted by the Digital River store which is an official distribution partner of Microsoft.  This is a genuine untouched image which is safe to download. 
 
 
Attention:  If you do have a Windows installation disc, skip Part A and go to Part B, Step 1b.
 
 
Part A, Steps 1a - 6a
 
The ISO image will need to be burned to a DVD in order to create a bootable installation disc.
 
1a)  To burn a ISO file to a DVD please download ImgBurn and install it.
 
2a)  Insert a blank DVD into your CD/DVD drive tray, and then close the tray.
 
3a)  Open ImgBurn, and click on Write image file to disc.
 

 
4a)  Click on the Browse for a file icon:
 

 
5a)  Locate the ISO file you want to burn, and click on the Open button.
 
6a)  Click on the blue arrow to start burning the bootable DVD.
 

 
 
Please note:  In order to boot from this DVD you may need to change the boot order in... Read more

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When I use my shift key to access secondary symbols, it does not use the standardized ones but the blue ones instead.  For example, shirt + 2 gives me quotations rather than the at sign.   Please help!

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Can you guys help me i need to for XP drivers for a HP Pavilion dv6747nr Notebook PC, But i can only find drivers for Vista. O.O its driving me crazy !!!

I will give many many thanks if you can help me

A:HP Pavilion dv6747nr Notebook PC

Did it originally have Vista on it and you installed XP?

Anyways, here they are:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/s...652822&lang=en

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I'm having problem with my HP Pavilion laptop. When I first got it which is 3 days ago it was fine. But somehow it didn't boot up suddenly. Blank screen, no led indicators, nothing. The battery indicator did light up when I connect the charger suggesting that the battery is fine. When I press the power button it does nothing. The power button did lights up though. I did try leaving it just to see if it actually going to boot and it does, but only after 4 hours. But now it just won't boot. Please help. I can't send it for warranty until next week since I'm away. Thanks in advance.

A:HP Pavilion notebook is not booting

I forgot to tell that I have tried all available method like hard reset. Didn't do anything for me. P.S. -My laptop has non-removable battery.

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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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My HP Pavilion dv7-1014ca Entertainment Notebook is running incredibly hot. The fan is on pretty much all the time. The BIOS is fully updated and I've vaccumed the vents and the fan. I keep my laptop on hard, flat surfaces, and yet at times it's almost too hot to touch. the entire bottom section of the notebook will be remarkably hot. Any idea what the problem could be? I've also had moments when my notebook shuts down without any warning for seemingly no reason. Could it be overheating?

A:HP Pavilion dv7 notebook running way too hot

that's because are not good....I have the same problem with my 2 (TWO) HP pavilions....nobody could explain why, not in England, not in Italy....when became too hot they shutdown....I swore t not buy HP anymore.... 

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I keep getting a message "low disk space" when I choose to clean up disk it still comes back later (the error message that is) this thing is only a week old. Also Java updates keep failing any ideas on either of these, any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks in advance
Carol
 

A:Brand new HP Pavilion Notebook why is it doing this????

I really would like some help if someone has the time.

Thanks
Carol
 

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It's a good sign when you don't even understand the "Choose Board" selections. My 3.5-year-old HP Pavilion g6 shuts down without warning. The Support Center has been WAY less than helpful. Hoping someone can help. THANK YOU.

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Hello everyone,my laptop was working fine, suddenly some keys stopped working like T, Y, Tab, left ctrl, 9 (numlock), F10. I was searching troughout the forum didn't find nothing which could solve me the problem.  I'm using windows 8.1 and I've tried also to test them over Linux,  nothing, same problem. Even when I start the BIOS menu and there is a command to select with F10 in BIOS I can't select it. It won't recognize (tried with and without the key fn). Didn't also split anything on it, so I'm asking here for any help before I go to a service. Any ideas? Thanks 

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I bought this laptop in january.It was said to me that the total graphics memory is near 6gb and they show tat to me.But now i get the total graphics memory is 4.1 gb.This was happend after upgrade its os on july.I can not understand the problem and confused about graphics memory.

A:HP Pavilion Notebook 15-ab125ax

Hi, The following link shows it specs:     http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c04781158 It has 2GB of dedicated video card and MAY (yes may) have up to over 3,000 MB of available system RAM (to make around 6GB). It can go up to 6GB when required, 4.1 is a snapshot number when you are looking at. Again, this number is not a fixed number. Regards.

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