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Pavilion g6-2333 el RAM slot not working

Q: Pavilion g6-2333 el RAM slot not working

Hi, I recently decided to upgrade my Paviliion g6-2333el's RAM by adding a second 4GB RAM.I inserted the new RAM in the secondary RAM slot, but the PC seemed unable to find it. Fearing that I could've bought a RAM that was not compatible with my laptop, I tried removing the original RAM and putting the new one in its place: the new RAM was correctly identified.Seeing that the new RAM was indeed compatible, I tried inserting the old one in the secondary slot and the result was the same: the RAM was not seen by the PC. I noticed the following about that secondary RAM slot:1) The RAM seems to be inserting less deeply than in the other slot2) The RAM is very easily brought out of position when it's in that slot (as in, simply slightly touching it will make it fall out of the connector)3) Unlike with the other slot, when the metallic arms that keep the RAM in place are released the RAM doesn't "pop" out on its own Does anybody have any idea what the problem might be? Is the connector broken or is it just that for some reason the RAM can't stay in place?

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I bought last month an HP Pavilion X2-n109nl but i have a serious problem with it! When i insert a microsd card  into the slot it's correctly displayed in the system, but after a few minutes the card get disconnected from the system and is no longer available! Besides often data on card get corrupted if the card disconnect while you are accessing the card itself. So far i tried sevaeral microsd that work perfectly fine with other hardware:: only on HP Pavilion X2 this problem occurs! i tested with my HP the following Class 10 cards:SanDisk 32, 64 and128 GBLexar 64 GBTrascend 32 GBKingston 32 GB Cards have been formatted in FAT32, NTFS and exFAT but in all cases the HP keep disconnecting the card! I specify that i have on mys HP all the last drivers enad that i am on firmware latest release, F.11 Not be allowed to use microsd card on a system with so limited internal memory it's quite a problem and the HP is completely useless in this way! Besides i read in HP German Support forum, as well on others italian and English forum, that a lot of people has the same problem, specifically on new Z8300 processor models as mine. I also report that with the card inserted the boot of the system is way slower than normally! I think (hope?) that this can be a microsd slot driver problem anf that HP can solve it, so that i can use this excellent machine! Thanks for your help!

A:HP Pavilion x2 10-n109nl microsd slot not working: microsd c...

Same issue but with Thoshiba and kingston and samsung microsd

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As the red box shows, it told me there's 2 slots. Few questions: 1. Is it actually 2 slots and accessible without voiding waranty? If installing RAM will not void warranty, answer the following too: 2. How much can second RAM slot fits in?3. How to physically access RAM slots? 

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I am planning to buy  "HP Pavilion - 15-au111tx" . I want to know if this laptop comes with HDD + SSD (Hybrid storage). If not then tell me if it is upgradable to SSD if I want upgrade it in future. If none of the above options is applicable then please suggest me a laptop with all remaining specifications almost same and in addition which has SSD upgrade option. 

A:About SSD slot in "HP Pavilion - 15-au111tx"

Hi, Your machine only has Single HDD configurations        500GB (5400) 7.2mm        1TB (5400) 9.5mm        2TB (5400) 9.5mm    http://support.hp.com/za-en/document/c05239941 You can upgrade slow HDD to a faster SSD later. SDD's a getting cheaper and cheaper. Regards.

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Is there a ssd m.2 slot in the HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ak112nl? Thanks 











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A:Is there a ssd m.2 slot in the HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ak112nl...

The Manual shows one: Manual See p. 45. But we have had reports that if you open the laptop there is in fact no M.2 slot and also in some cases that the M.2 port, if there is one, is disabled. Right now I cannot in good conscience advise anyone to attempt the upgrade. If you are an experienced technician and just happen to have an M.2 mSSD 2280 drive sitting around it might be an interesting exercise but I would not tell someone to go invest in such a drive for this model laptop right now. Your best bet is a 2.5 inch SATA SSD. 

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Does the HP Pavilion 510-p030 Desktop have an expansion slot for an additional hard drive?

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i need to activity my sim card slot it seems not working

A:sim card slot for a pavilion dv2 1205ax activition

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Running Windows 7 64 bit, full retail. System purchased 07/05/09, came with Vista SP1. Initial upgrade from HP disk (flawed) 12/19/09. Experienced several problems with audio driver, prompting full system restore 05/26/10 back to Vista SP1, successfully reinstalled OS7 05/27/10. Problem with SD card not tested when on Vista SP1, no data. Problem tested on 7, crash or freeze 100% of trials. Observed with both SD and SDHC; no other type of card tested.

A:SD Card slot crashes my HP Pavilion dv3-1075us

It looks like a 3rd party driver to me (STOP 0x3B error).

please remove or update these older drivers that were loaded at the time of the crash. Don't use Windows Update or the Update drivers function of Device Manager.
Please use the following instructions to locate the most currently available drivers to replace the one's that you uninstall OR remove:





Quote:
How To Find Drivers:
- I have listed links to most of the drivers in the code box below. Please use the links there to see what info I've found about those drivers.
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.


- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: http://www.carrona.org/drvrdown.html

Here's the older drivers (You can look them up here: http://<a href="http://www.carrona.o...vrref.html</a> ).
Please pay particular attention to any dated 2008 or earlier:

Code:
000.fcl Fri Sep 26 09:11:22 2008 - CyberLink FCL Driver - http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html#000... Read more

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I'm going to buy HP Pavilion 14-ab042tx. But it has only 4 gb of ram preinstalled. I want to know if this notebook has an empty ram slot which i can use to upgrade it to 8 gb later. No such information is available at product specification page.Please help. 

A:Does HP Pavilion Notebook 14-ab042tx has an empty ram slot f...

Yes. Here is the Service Manual: Manual It can take up to 16 gigs (2 x 8 gigs) of memory. Access to the memory slots is not easy and technically is only supposed to be done by an authorized technician but is doable if you are careful. You will jeopardize the warranty by opening the back however.  See p. 33-37 for "how to". Post back if you need help finding compatible memory.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hello,  The online manual says the Pavilion Slimline 400 pc has a multimedia slot for an sd card.  Where is it located?  Please supply a picure if you could.  Thanks.    

A:HP Pavilion Slimline 400 Desktop PC multimedia slot

figure 4 on this page is the card reader slot.

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08/02/12

THE ISSUE:
Hardware issue: A broken memory stick slot on the HP Pavilion 753n
DETAILED EXPLANATION:

(I don't know how this happened anyway), but the catch on the second slot tray is

broken, causing one side of the installed memory stick to hang loose, and not snap in, or fit securely,

resulting in Windows not registering or recognizing that there is, in fact, a 512 RAM memory stick actually in

the second slot.
CONSEQUENCE:
I now have only one good 512 RAM memory slot.
ACTIONS TAKEN SO FAR:
Purchased and installed 2nd 512 RAM memory stick in the problem slot.
PRODUCT SPECS:
Memory Type: DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)

RESULTS:
Problem still exists.

Crucial's online scanner, and the System Specs under My Computer still reads like below:

Memory: DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200
Memory Type: DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 1GB
Currently Installed Memory: 512MB
Total Memory Slots: 2
Available Memory Slots: 1 512MB EMPTY
SUGGESTED ACIONS FROM TECH SITES:
A: Replace the mother board.

OR:

B. Replace the 512MB stick that's in the good slot with a 1GB stick.

THE PROBLEM WITH B:
According to Crucial's.com's Expert Online Tech (where I bought the 512 extra RAM) this pc (HP Pavilion 753n) is too old, and cannot handle a 1GB stick because it's basically an obsolete pc...the OS (operating system) will be severely affected, causing crashes and other instabiity if you put a 1GB stick of RAM in a 512 ... Read more

A:A broken memory stick slot on the HP Pavilion 753n

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I would like to get a firewire (IEEE 1394) card for my Pavilion Slimline 400PC Series, to convert my mini DV from my Sony DCR-TRV950. First of all, it seems that the desktop has no firewire slot, isn't it?If this is the case, what kind of plugin card should I buy?

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I am trying to confirm my assumption that my AGP slot is bad.

I first became aware of my problem when I turned on my monitor to find a black display. As far as I know, I did not cause any physical damage to my computer (i.e. removing the card with the power on, scratching the card/slot, etc.). I tried rebooting the computer to find that the display was still black upon booting.

What I've tried:
- Different monitor
- Different AGP card
- New power supply
- Resetting CMOS

What worked:
- Using a PCI graphics card instead of a AGP card

This is obviously not the solution that I would like to implement. I suppose the next step would be to buy a new motherboard. My current motherboard is an ASUS A7A266 and my preferred graphics card is an ATI All-In-Wonder 7500 AGP. Thanks.
 

A:AGP slot not working

bygshoe,
Welcome to TSG.
What Operating System are you using?
Can you boot in safe mode?
Here is a link to the AGP Controller Driver for your M/B.
http://www.asus.com/support/download/item.aspx?ModelName=A7A266
 

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Hello! I upgraded my RAM. I bought a 4 GB Crucial SODIMM 1600Mhz stick. I put it in the Slot 1 and it works fine. My PC booted and showed the amount of RAM. And then I shut down my system and put the default 2 GB RAM in Slot 2 to make my system have 6 GB of RAM. But unfortunately together with the 4 GB RAM in Slot 1,when I started my PC with 2 GB RAM in Slot 2, my PC is not booting anymore. I checked if the 2 GB stick was faulty. But it's not. I separately put the 2 GB stick in Slot 1 and my Computer booted. Now when I put any of the 4 or 2 GB sticks in Slot 2 my PC isn't booting.Please experts assist me in this problem............any help is accepted.Thanking you in advance.

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Hi,

I have 2x 512MB of RAM on my XP machine. Recently I noticed quite a bit of slowdown, so I checked it out with Belarc Advisor and saw that only one of the slots was registering as having RAM in it.

I opend up the tower and swapped the sticks round to make sure it wasn't just a faulty stick, but it's definitely the slot.

I was wondering if one of them could have become disabled somehow? If so, how would I find this out and switch it back on? I'm hoping to avoid buying another motherboard or more RAM for the working slot so if anyone has any ideas, I'd be really grateful.

Thanks!
 

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I was thinking of adding extra 4GB Ram to my Pavilion 15 n006ax notebook. Before I bought a new ram I desided to check the other ram slot if its working properly. So I opened up the encloser and put the ram in the other slot. But my pc won't boot in this situation. After turning on, its stuck with a black screen. I have checked both RAM slots several times. the first one works just fine. So does it mean that the other RAM slot is faulty or there could be other issues ?

A:Second RAM slot not working

Hello rajorshi, Welcome to FORUM !!  Both Memory Slots are identically made . If the SLOT A is detecting the MEM MODULE and letting the PC to turn on without any errors and the SLOT B is not with the same MEM MODULE. This could be a hardware issue. ie the SLOT BHowever to confirm this, please try with another identical MODULE(  Should not matter with different size- 2gb or 4gb). Make sure its type as your PC will support 1600 MHz DDR3L .  If possible Here is the specs : http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03928134 Incase your PC is under warranty HP will service it for no cost under warranty regulations.Contact HP here Verify the warranty status here: http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty      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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Repairers put a new MMC/SD card reader in my PC.

When I put the Sandisk Ultra camera card in the slot the slot's light on the PC comes on but then nothing happens and it does not show as a drive in explore so cannot be opened.

Can anyone help please?

I am running XP SP3.

Thanks for help
pinkcloud
 

A:PC MMC/SD slot not working.

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I have an old Sony Vaio PCV-RX650 desktop with a 1.6GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor and 512mb of ram. It worked great for a while but then suddenly one day the monitor wasn't receiving a signal from the computer. I first thought it was the monitor, but i plugged it in to an old win98 computer and it worked perfectly. So i assumed it was something with the graphics card, so i tried taking it out and putting it back in, but nothing changed. So i got a new cheap card on the internet and put it in, but it still doesn't work. And I've run out of ideas, i cant get anything on the monitor at all, it only says that there's no signal detected and goes into power save mode.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

My card:

large version: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zero-day/2594474462/sizes/l/

agp slot:

large version: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zero-day/2594475610/sizes/l/
 

A:AGP slot not working?

AGP ports rarely die... Computer is most likely dead, its quite a bit on the age.

Try to reset the board by locating the BIOS jumper (Clear/reset CMOS) - Its a 3-pin jumper near the battery with 2 pins jumped. It should say CMOS or something simular. Switch the position for 5 seconds, then switched it back (The computer is off, but has AC plugged in) Then see if it'll power up. PS: If you cannot locate the jumper - then pop out the battery(looks like a large watch battery).

2) If above doesn't work.try another Power Supply (borrow one) - It doesn't need to fit the case, but you need to power up the board.

3) If that doesn't work, borrow a PCI video card.

If all 3 things don't work, its most likely dead.

If you build yourself - You can recycle the drives into a modern system for about $150 or so (AMD board = $50, dual core CPU = $50, 1GB RAM = $20, case + PSU since SONY is non-standard and very out of date= $75) = $195
 

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dear
i have pc with mobo 8s648-rz of gigabite. there are 4 slot pci and one agp.
the agp stop to work with my nvidia card.
the card checked with other coumputer and its o/k. same for the monitor.
what are the next step that can be take.
the mobo not have any vga connector...
jak
 

A:AGP slot not working

Your Motherboard Specifications states 1 AGP slot 8X/4X(1.5V) AGPCLK (66MHz)

Is that what your nVidia Video card states as well?
 

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I put a 1.5V stick into a slot where it accepts 1.35V because I did not realize it was a 1.35V slot until the computer didn't start up, which leads me to believe that one of the slots is fried, and the other is still working because I can still turn it on with just 2GB. I placed the back the original RAM, and it only detected 2GB out of 4GB.

My question is, can I use the maximum amount of RAM (8.00GB) in just one slot in the laptop and remove the other one, or will it cause further problems? What can be replaced at this point?

Info:
Satellite L775-S7307
Windows 7
MSE
2GB (2X2GB installed, only 2GB working)
 

A:One RAM slot isn't working

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I have an ASUS H97-Plus Motherboard, intel core i-5 4590 cpu, EVGA GeForce GTX970 Graphics card, and an ASUS Xonar D2 Audio Card. Running Windows 7 64 bit. The ASUS D2 audio card will not work in the PCI 1 slot BUT it WILL work in the PCI 2 slot (slot 2 is closest to the edge of the MB). The D2 card gets quite hot and because it is close to the edge of the MB, I feel it is a bit too much heat so close to critical pin connectors. Does anyone have any ideas as to why PCI slot 2 will work, but PCI slot 1 will not? Yes, these are regular PCI slots (Not express) and yes I know the D2 connection is older tech but the sound is incredible. I'm just looking for any suggestions as to how I get PCI slot 1 to work. Driver for the D2 successfully installed and the card does work - just not in the slot I need it to.

A:PCI slot not working on ASUS H97-Plus MB

Maybe some option in BIOS to enable/disable?

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Can anyone help me please?
Laptop M301Z. Using Windows 10.  My SD card slot/Port is not working, no response at all.
I have tried to download & install Dell drivers but I am not sure which drivers I need for this port.
I am using Windows 10 but this may not be the problem.
Your help would be much appreciated.
Robert.

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Hi, it?s my first time here , i have a really weird problem , i bought asus prime z390 A motherboard to build it with asus rog rtx 2070 oc 08g , i7 9700k , hyperx fury 16gb 3000 mhz ram , the issue that the graphic card is not working on primary slot (x16 mode) only works on third slot on board which is x4 mode ; i updated mobo bios , contacted asus support and tried all troubleshooting possible and no solution, finally they told me that it could be mobo issue , i tried the same build on a new mobo ( asus prime h370 plus ) and same result this new mobo has two slots the primary is x16 mode and the secondary is x4 mode it works only on the second one;after contacting asus support again they told me that it?s gpu faulty ; i changed gpu with same model new one !! Same issue ; finally yesterday i shipped a new gpu rtx 2080 dual oc , and same result on two motherboards , the gpu and all build on x4 mode is working fine without any issue but only that i am not getting the best performance , the only two parts that i didn?t change is cpu and ram but now i am pretty sure that it could be some bios settings to check it couldnt be hardware problem as i guess
 

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Hi all, I have a Yoga 2 Pro with Windows 8.1 Pro and the SD card slot is not working.  Reloaded the drivers, tried different SD cards and still can't get it to work.  Nothing shows up in disk management, its like the card slot doesn't exist. Tried a bunch of things with Lenovo tech support, but no solution.  Any ideas before I have to send it back to Lenovo and be down a laptop for 10 days? Thanks in advance for your help!

A:Yoga 2 Pro SD slot not working

Uninstall drivers and instead of installing drivers from the Lenovo website, just reboot windows and let windows handle the installation. See if that helps. Also check device manager to make sure there are no warnings on that specific device.Also check the SD card..make sure it is not in the "Locked" position. The reader would not be able to read it if it is locked.

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Hello everybody.

Since sending a motherboard in for rma is both money-sink (need to ship it to them, a replacement unit and to reinstall windows) and an excruciating wait (weeks? months?) I'd like to try absolutely everything I can before I do.

Two months ago everything was working fine, then I had to take everything to another room to paint the walls in my room. Start getting "display drivers stopped working" as I plug the unit back, this over the span of three days. Case was cleaned last month, I decide to take out gpu and clean some more. Turn outlet and psu off, as soon as I start unscrewing the dvi cable I can feel static. Unplug psu, discharge power with the case button, take 6870 out and remove that little dust there was, put it back: gpu is powered up, fan spins, permanent black screen at boot, no video signal. Take it off, hook the thing to onboard gfx: everything works fine. Try back with 6870, black screen. Go get PSU tested, it apparently works (they didn't give me a full report on load). Go back, test mobo with three different older ati (pre-amd) cards, 3x black screen. Checked bios to make sure, main adapter was on pci-e.

I had other stuff to do so I put the issue to rest for a few days while I had one of the ati cards (2600 xt) double-checked by a store. As it turns out, the 2600 xt works alright, so I decided to take the plunge and go with a z77-a motherboard to replace the asrock (very cheap and couldn't even overclock so). After ... Read more

A:Card not working in first PCI-E slot

Are you cleaning out all the old drivers before switching all these cards? that can cause a card not to work right. But the reason you are switching to on board is because the bios does not detect the card. These motherboards- if they detect a card in a pcie X16 slot automatically disable on board graphics. So, it seems if you are switching to on board, it means BIOS isn't detecting the card is installed.

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Hello everyone, thank you for reading this thread. Your assistance is appreciated.

This applies to SuperMicro P55CM motherboard. The ISA slot works with standard cards like Adaptec SCSI cards, but will not recognize ISA cards that are full length and have all the contacts on both sides of the card.

Is there a way to turn the ISA slot "fully on"? Is it working in half mode? Perhaps a jumper setting? Is this a BIOS/CMOS thing?

Thank you in advance,

Daron
 

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Hi, it?s my first time here , i have a really weird problem , i bought asus prime z390 A motherboard to build it with asus rog rtx 2070 oc 08g , i7 9700k , hyperx fury 16gb 3000 mhz ram , the issue that the graphic card is not working on primary slot (x16 mode) only works on third slot on board which is x4 mode ; i updated mobo bios , contacted asus support and tried all troubleshooting possible and no solution, finally they told me that it could be mobo issue , i tried the same build on a new mobo ( asus prime h370 plus ) and same result this new mobo has two slots the primary is x16 mode and the secondary is x4 mode it works only on the second one;after contacting asus support again they told me that it?s gpu faulty ; i changed gpu with same model new one !! Same issue ; finally yesterday i shipped a new gpu rtx 2080 dual oc , and same result on two motherboards , the gpu and all build on x4 mode is working fine without any issue but only that i am not getting the best performance , the only two parts that i didn?t change is cpu and ram but now i am pretty sure that it could be some bios settings to check it couldnt be hardware problem as i guess
 

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Hey! The integrated 3-in1 memory card reader does not recognize sd cards (tried two). Updated drivers/computer, everything. Installed the realtek card reader driver. Nope, still nothing. Have explorer show hidden files/empty drives, nothing.Both cards are recognized by another computer so it's not the cards.Any ideas?

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New PC wont post into bios with GTX 950 Plugged in, and only one ram slot on motherboard is working. please help. all fans are spinning
I
have successfully posted with the on-board gpu AND my old gts 450, only while having one stick of ram installed.

2 sticks of ram, no boot no matter the gpu... if I plug my gtx 950 in it doesnt boot even with 1 stick of ram. wtfffff

H18M-P33

G3258

2x2gb 1600

GTX 950

evga 850w g2
 

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sir my sim slot was not workingwhen i am installing the hp connection manager then its say that WANN device not detectedwhen i am installing the mobile brodband gobi 2000 driver then its says that gobi device not foundand un2420 and many more problem issue against sim slot please sovle my problem 

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My P70 has been updated with all the drivers from the Lenovo software and the relevant driver download page, but the ExpressCard slot doesn't work. I have a simple card that provides 2 USB 3.0 ports. It works perfectly under Linux, which I am dual-booting with, but it's not detected in Windows, so the problem is obviosly not hardware-related. What do I need to do to enable it?

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All of a sudden, my SD slot isn't working. I go to Device Manger and it says Device descriptor request failed. Code 43. any thoughts?
 

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Last week I bought new Asus M4A78-HTPC/RC motherboard, because my old one stopped working. I installed the new one into computer but it isn't working as it is supposed to. I have problems with RAM. I own 4 * 2GB SAMSUNG DDR2 SDRAM M378T5663QZ3-CF7 memory modules.

When I install modules into A1, B1 and B2 socket everything works fine, but when I insert the fourth one into A2 socket Windows doesn't want to boot - I get BSOD, sometimes it says MEMORY MANAGEMENT problem and sometimes it doesn't show up nothing(unhandled exception).

I also tested memory using Memtest86+ bootable USB and with all four modules installed, it shows errors, however when there are only three(A2 module empty) it shows as if there is everything OK.

Then I tested what happens if there is only one memory module inserted into RAM sockets and I inserted it into A2 socket (the one that supposedly doesn't work) then I ran Memtest86+ and much to my surprise it worked. It even booted into Windows.

Oh, yes and one more thing. BIOS detects all memory modules (even when there are all four inserted) and shows correct RAM size.

Now I don't know what the problem is, I tested all the memory modules and they are fine so there must be something wrong with motherboard. Does anyone know what could it be and how to repair it?
 

A:RAM slot not working properly

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This is a used Toshiba laptop I got a month ago. The previous owner said he never used the SD card slot. I know why, because it's not working. When I slide any SD card in, the light comes on for 1 second and then comes off. The card is not recognized. Needless to say, I know the cards are good because they work everywhere else, including a USB card reader I have.

I checked Device manager and I don't see a problem. I believe the SD card reader is the "USB Mass Storage Device"?

I ran troubleshooting and it found that there is a problem with PnP devices and an "unknown device doesn't have a driver". It didn't find a solution or the driver.

I went to the Toshiba site and downloaded a couple of card reader driver versions.
Can someone please tell me the sequence, I uninstall, reboot, install new driver?

Thanks!

A:SD card slot not working.

There is a program called AIDA that you can download from here:

EVEREST Ultimate Edition - PC Diagnostics | Lavalys.com

Run it and under Windows Devices look for unknown devices. Click on the unknown device and it will tell you what the device is, probably the SD Card reader. Download the drivers for it from Toshiba and install.

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First off, this is my exact PC:
http://www.dell.com/uk/dfh/p/studio-xps-8100/pd
Ok so up until recently i have been using a VGA cable to my monitor. I got hold of a nice new HD tv and tried to connect it to the HDMI slot on the back of my computer but i don't get any picture. It is not the TV as my xbox works fine using the same cable to any of the 3 slots in the tv. I have tried turning both the TV and Computer off, then plugging the HDMI in, changing the tv to the correct slot then turning the computer on, nada. when i open nvidia control panel there are no HDMI options as shown
 

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anyone have any idea how to fix this and get the hdmi to work?

A:HDMI slot not working

Worth a read, IMO:  http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19320891 .
 
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priviously i ws using vista n evrything ws ok but i switched to windos 7 dan my sd card slot stopped working along with my scroll button in my laptop....whats wrong?????
 

A:Solved: sd slot not working

Do you have problems in Device Manager? Have you installed the needed drivers from the manufacturer's site?
 

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                   When i insert a SD card into my Elitebook 853w runing windows 10 (64 bit).   Nothing happens.  When plug somthing into 1 of the USB solts,  it reganizes it.  Please Help -Jonathan 

A:SD card slot not working

Please check your AutoPlay settings.Type Autoplay  into the Start Menu Search Bar and click on the "Autoplay Settings" result.Choose a default behavior for 'Memory Card'. It might be set to 'Take No Action'. More detailed info: Customize AutoPlay  If you found my answer helpful please say thanks by clicking on the Thumb's Up icon.          If my answer solved your problem please mark it as the Accepted Solution. Thanks!

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop and two days ago all the usb ports and my SD slot stopped working. I went to plug in my external hard drive and an sd card to back up photos and they both stopped working. Not just the usb port that I was using, but all 4 of them are not working. They have not worked since, even with a shut down, or restart. I have windows XP. Not sure what else to put here, but appreciate any help.

A:USB Ports and SD Slot all stopped working

Okay, odd...they are all working now. I guess, is there anything I can do to make sure this doesn't happen again?

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Equpiment involved:

Biostar Geforce 6100-M9 Motherboard
Nvidia Geforce 8800 GTS GPU
Another old crappy known working GPU

Yesterday I came home from university with all my stuff, including my PC. When I got back, I set everything back up as normal, and the screen did not show. First thing I did was check all my cables were in right, and after it still did not work, I opened up my case and resat the GPU - still no luck.

I took out the 8800 and put in my old graphics card that I know works into the slot and still got nothing. I then plugged in to my onboard graphics and the screen showed up.

Now that I can actually see the screen, I checked the BIOS for any changes, such as maybe disabling the PCIe slot, or changing it to the onboard graphics, but nothing had changed.

The weird thing is that I then changed it so that it used the onboard graphics by default, and plugged the 8800 back in, and still didn't get the screen up. It seems to be that whenever something is in the PCIe slot, the screen doesn't display.

I took the 8800 back out, and booted up into windows using onboard graphics. I updated my chipset drivers, and also flashed the BIOS with the latest firmware I could find for the motherboard - still got the same problems.

So any ideas guys?
 

A:PCIe slot suddenly not working

How do I test the PSU? Is it just a case of replacing it with a known working one and seeing if that solves the problem?

Maybe something else worth noting is that my PC had been randomly crashing mid-game (mostly CSS) and sometimes when using Reaper (audio-editing software) before this happened...

I really hope I don't need to RMA the motherboard I don't want to miss weeks of Easter with no decent PC to use!
 

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Hi everyone, I just recently purchased a customized T420s with an Expresscard SD card reader. However it can not be discovered in Win 7 Pro. I pluged the same Expresscard slot SD card reader into my the other notebook, and it is working. I tried to re-install the operation system from the default recovery drive. The BIOS setting is untoughed. (Verion 1.31). Still it is not working(no tone when pluging or unpluging). So this Expresscard slot on my T420s is not working at all. Is there any driver I need to install? Many thanks!!! 0B06026 VBB INTEL CORE I7-2640M PROC           45M3090 VBB GENUWIN7PROFES.64           0A68625 SBB GW7P64 E           0A68976 SBB 14HD+LDBCKLTANTGLDSPMBBBRD           0B06390 SBB NVIN12PNS2OPG1GICI7-2640MP           45M4572 VBB 4GBPC3-10600DDR3 1333SODMM           45M4839 SBB KEYBOARDUS ENGLISH           0A68978 SBB FINGERPRINT READER           0A68993 SBB 720P HD CAM+INTGR MCRPH           0A68992 SBB IT160GB SLDSTDRV,SRATA&nbs... Read more

A:T420s ExpressCard Slot not working

you mean the 4 in 1 card reader doesn't work? does it get detected under the hardware property?It should be automatically detected when you plug and unplug it, well at least this is the case when i tested the T420s of mine friends' when i was showing them how use an eGPU solution.

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hi i have this notebook  http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-15-ay000-Notebook-PC-series/10862300/model/11906070 i was using windows 10 64 x but somthibg happend 2usb not working and acnnot detect any usb cabl or usb flash also usb3 not working the aduio slot not stable when i use headphone now i just have 1 usb in the right side its working i used  usb hub with it but not working good sam usb bulit in the notebook i dont know what happend ! the problem happend with windows 10  64 x and windows 8.1 64 x my device still in the warrnty i think i t will expire after 6 monthes windows 8.1 64 x  not supportd by hp can i use windows 10 drivers  ? because i have some drivers stil uknown and i dont know why hp support only windows 10 64 x  also all hp laptob in egy[pt come without CD to install the softwar and drivers so many people prefer DELL  i wish any expert answer my qustion and help me to solve this problem. 

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I have a double slot AMD HD 7700 GPU. Card came with my XPS 8500 and has been working great for years.  I normally run video to the monitor via the HDMI port on this card. Couple of weeks ago I received notice of an update from AMD. During installation the screen blanked. Since it was a video-related update I thought this normal. It was late so went to bed. Next morning still no video. I tried the DVI port on the card, still no video. Finally plugged into the VGA port on the systems board so I could see what was going on - finally I had video. I've worked with AMD tech support for the last two weeks. Updated all C++ apps, Net Framework, etc., still nothing. Uninstalled and reinstalled drivers multiple times, still nothing. GPU shows as working normally in device manager. In desperation I decided to try the card in an old XPS 420 I have. To my amazement, it worked. I then took the AMD HD 2600 from the 420 and tried it in the PCIe slot on the 8500, no video. So, I now seem to be left with a non-operating PCIe slot. I've read several posts that in some systems the PCIe can be turned off in BIOS. I have A12 on this machine I have not found such a command. I did enable multiple monitors while in the BIOS. I've run the full Dell diagnostic suite, everything checks out 100%.
Before I do something more drastic I'm wondering if there something simple I'm overlooking?

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Hello, my problem all started when I accidentally pressed the sleep button on my keyboard. While that was happening I had just started loading a game called League of Legends, had my web browser up, and had a microphone program called Ventrilo all running in the background. Monitor went black and into standby, computer's main light went from blue to orange.

When I tried to click on my mouse/press keys on my keyboard it came out of sleep but still no signal from the monitor, I then restarted the computer from it's main switch and still no change. I could hear through my headphones that the computer had booted and made it to the log in screen, but still no monitor signal.

The graphics card I'm using in my PCI-E slot at the moment is a Galaxy 450 GTS, been working fine for over 4 months until now (Uses a DVI Cable). At this point I decided to switch out a PCI-E card that uses VGA instead of DVI to see if my chord was buggy knowing that the card is in fully working condition just less powerful, still no change. I plugged my monitor into another computer and my onboard graphics card, works fine.

Thing that I've tried:
-Reset cmos
-Reset motherboard battery
-Seated a VGA PCI-E Graphics Card that I know works fine, still no monitor signal
-System restore
-Tested RAM and took each stick out one by one booting each time individually
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A:PCI-E slot not working after resume from hibernate.

Hi have you tried starting in safe mode with networking and reinstalling the driver for the video card

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Hello, my problem all started when I accidentally pressed the sleep button on my keyboard. While that was happening I had just started loading a game called League of Legends, had my web browser up, and had a microphone program called Ventrilo all running in the background. Monitor went black and into standby, computer's main light went from blue to orange. When I tried to click on my mouse/press keys on my keyboard it came out of sleep but still no signal from the monitor, I then restarted the computer from it's main switch and still no change. I could hear through my headphones that the computer had booted and made it to the log in screen, but still no monitor signal. The graphics card I'm using in my PCI-E slot at the moment is a Galaxy 450 GTS, been working fine for over 4 months until now (Uses a DVI Cable). At this point I decided to switch out a PCI-E card that uses VGA instead of DVI to see if my chord was buggy knowing that the card is in fully working condition just less powerful, still no change. I plugged my monitor into another computer and my onboard graphics card, works fine.

Thing that I've tried:

-Reset cmos

-Reset motherboard battery

-Seated a VGA PCI-E Graphics Card that I know works fine, still no monitor signal

-System restore

-Tested RAM and took each stick out one by one booting each time individually

-Reseated th... Read more

A:PCI-E Slot not working after resume from hibernate

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Hello, I have this 4-year old laptop. I bought a Kingston 2GB DDR2 800mhz CL6 PC2-6400 module to install into the second slot (the first one has the stock 2GB RAM module). BIOS didn't recognize it, so I tried to plug the original RAM module from the first slot (A) into the second (B) and the laptop didn't even power on. Then I tried to install the Kingston into the first slot (A) and the laptop did power on and run OK. So it is clear that the second RAM slot is not working properly.
Does it mean that I need to replace the motherboard in order to fix it? Is there any other way this could be fixed (maybe the slot isn't bad, it just needs some setup, maybe cleaning, I don't know)?
Thanks in advance.
Filip

A:Second RAM slot not working (Latitude E6400)

If neither module works in that slot, it's a bad memory socket - the mainboard may be repairable but the soldering required will put the price near or over what a replacement board will cost.

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