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Win 7 HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook won't boot

Q: Win 7 HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook won't boot

Hi All:
 
Mr Bruce 1959 has suggested I re-post my problem here so here goes:
    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 instead 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.
    For a few days everything ran OK but then Firefox began to freeze up whenever I brought up a web 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. The computer won't even start in Safe Mode. At best it just brings up my mouse pointer (which works) and the Windows Welcome screen 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 RECOVERY partition on the D drive for restoring the computer to factory settings but I can't access it.
 
Pressing the F keys on startup bring up the following screens while pressing the ESC key on startup brings up a menu listing all five of these options::
 
F1 - System Information
F2 - Advanced System Diagnostics
F9 - Boot Manager with 3 options:
 
1. Hard Drive;
2. CD/DVD Rom Drive;
3. Network Adapter.
 
I shifted to #2 and booted but the only disc I have is a Win 7 System Repair Boot Disc. This kicked in, started running, and then fizzled out.
 
F10 - BIOS Setup
F11 - System Recovery. This gives 2 options:
 
1. Start Windows Normally;
2. Launch Startup Repair.
 
I've run both of these many times and always with the same result - they fizzle out leaving the Windows welcome screen + mouse pointer or sometimes just a blank screen.
 
Any advice members could offer would be greatly appreciated.
 
Here is a link to my earlier topic about this problem so you'll know what has already been tried:
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/513983/win-7-hp-pavilion-dv7-notebook-frozen/

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A: Win 7 HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook won't boot

I'll report this topic to appropriate helpers.
1. Please let us know what Windows version you have and if it's 32- or 64-bit.
2. Is the computer bootable in any mode?
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A:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC: It fails to boot windows statin...

SCK1 Sorry to hear your HP DV6 has crashed.  I have one myself and they are really good laptops. There is nowhere you can download a Win7 image that will work on your laptop because it uses an HP OEM version of Windows, and that can not be downloaded.  Instead, you have to order it from HP, and it is included in something known as HP Recovery Media. HP Recovery Media is a set of DVDs and a CD, or USB stick, that will erase the hard drive (removing all data, settings, and applications, reinstall the original OS, drivers, and some HP Utilities. In some cases, you may be able to order a USB stick instead of disks. You have to order these from HP; they can not be downloaded.Unfortunately, HP no longer stocks recovery media for a lot of the DV6, so they might not carry the media you need. If HP no longer provides Recovery Media for your model, a couple of other sites you should check are: http://www.computersurgeons.com/ and http://www.restoredisks.com/ Please NOTE that the HP Recovery Function erases the ENTIRE content of the hard drive, so if there are any files or folders you want to retain, you need to copy those off to USB stick or external drive before you run the Recovery function.Good Luck

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

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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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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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A:Add SSD in Pavilion Notebook

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A:New Notebook Pavilion

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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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A:I have a HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PC,

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A:hp pavilion notebook dv6 pc

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A:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

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A:HP Pavilion notebook

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this is an image from my computer
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A:HP pavilion g6 Notebook PC

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

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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.
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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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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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Hello all.I bought my new HP Pavilion Notebook today and its set up well except for the internet to which it won't connect. No networks are available despite my phone picking up at least 10 including the 2 in my own house.Flight mode is definitely off and, from what I can see, there is no hard button to turn wifi on or off on the computer.Please help!

A:No connections available hp pavilion notebook

keeley_mchale wrote:Hello all.I bought my new HP Pavilion Notebook today and its set up well except for the internet to which it won't connect. No networks are available despite my phone picking up at least 10 including the 2 in my own house.Flight mode is definitely off and, from what I can see, there is no hard button to turn wifi on or off on the computer.Please help!Hi, Can you try pressing F12 and check if your device will detect your connection? If not then follow the steps here ---> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04649175




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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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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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Can someone please help? My Pavilion is plugged in and for the past few days i noticed that it was pretty low. I checked today and clicked on the battery button to see the status and it says "19% avalible (plugged in, not charging)".

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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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My laptop was working perfect last night. I opened it this morning and the screen was black and the power button was flashing. Thinking it was dead I plugged it in and the power button turned off. Now the laptop won't turn on at all.The light shows its charging orange when plugged in. When I take the battery out the charging light turns white. I've tried the hard reset, removing the battery, everything the forums have said.The laptop is only 5 months old, but there are no HP sellers near by to help correct the issue.

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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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There is this quiet beep and sometimes it's  sounds long . It happens on random timess. Can anyone help? The machine is working perfectly though.

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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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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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Got this new laptop for Christmas.  It came with only 1 stick of 8GB Ram.  Went to BB and got a pair of 8GB DDR3 1600 PC3-12800 PNY.  Now my laptop overheats and locks up.  The only difference is the old memory stick was a DDR3L, the new memory is only DDR3. This memory should work, why is it not?

A:HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab292nr

There's the problem. No it should not work. I am surprised it boots and runs. The laptop is designed for low-voltage memory and you really should not use anything else on a 6th gen Intel Core processor. Did you ask the geniuses (oops wrong store) at BB what your laptop needed or pick it out yourself? Can you take it back and get DDR3L? Pretty sure BB stocks it. The Manual: Two SODIMM slots - NON customer accessible / upgradeable DDR3L-1600 Dual Channel Support Supports up to 16 GB of system RAM in the following con?gurations: Memory module (DDR3L-1600): 8-GB 693374-005 Did you pay more than $70.44 for what you have? https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-1600MHz-PC3-12800-KVR16LS11/dp/B00CQ35HBQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=U...

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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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hello guys,

i need your help this time to figure out the problem of my wife's laptop, anyway i upload the 2 dump file. her laptop is newly bought an HP pavilion g6 notebook PC, i cant actually figure out the problem this time because she was on another country.. thanks

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A:(BSOD)HP pavilion g6 notebook PC

Welcome
You dmps are showing code 116, and that can be a problem as small as a driver, but can be hardware, such as memory or worse
atikmpag.sys
You can update the driver.
If it is anything else it is most likely hardware related. Since it is new, you may want to exercise the Warranty. I know from past experience, too many changes will void the warranty.
Atikmpag.sys file descriptionProductname:AMD driver Description:AMD multi-vendor Miniport Driver Company:Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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