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Envy 15-J112TX Fan Broken (second time)

Q: Envy 15-J112TX Fan Broken (second time)

Ok, so this is the second **bleep** time this has occurred. I am sick of it, and not in the mood to deal with this crap. The system fan has broken for the second time now. Also because of the hinge again. Now this is a huge huge design flaw that is costing me a lot of precious time and money. I am very frustated this has happened again! I have university and work which I need this for! It is completely unacceptable that this keeps breaking as it is causing huge issues in my life. Now what am I going to do to get this repaired. How can you expect me to keep paying $200 every few months to fix this laptop. Is this some BMW car that needs expensive repair and servicing?! Just simply poor and unacceptable.

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So in short, I am sick and tired of HP. Impossible to get a hold of and I have given up on them. I have been forced to source other technicians to continuously fix the problem, however there is 100% a defect in the design because the bloody left hinge keeps breaking and causing the bottom to pop off all the time! Now it has cost me the breakage of my system fan so I can't use my computer at all. I, myself, am studying to be a lawyer and my family has 3 lawyers which 2 of them have the exact same problem. We are going to be suing HP for products liability. It is completely unacceptable that I have to keep paying money for a defect in HP's design and then not be able to get a hold of HP's support. And then be forced to fork out money out of my own pocket to fix the **bleep** laptop. Do you recommend any place that can fix my computer and is there some king of secret to permanently fixing this coz I am about done with this laptop! I am not going to continue to pay $200 each time this thing breaks which is every few months. Absolutely poor from HP!

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So this is the second time this has occurred in the span on a few months. The system fan has broken for the second time now and I cannot do anything. It's all because of the design flaw that causes the hinge on the left side of the laptop to come off. Now this is both a huge inconvenience and disappointment because I require this laptop to complete all my work. Now if i have to pay for the flaw that HP created in their laptop design, that is completely outrageous and I will have to just get a new laptop as this is just going to cost me as much as it does to service a European car. This is just unacceptable! Just simply and utterly poor service from HP and I can't even get a hold of any of them to ask for a repair. Even if that is completed, it's going to be weeks before they fully repair it. A lot of other people have experienced this same issue. I am not going to pay money every time this stupid laptop breaks for the EXACT SAME REASON! 

A:15-J112TX Fan Broken AGAIN! HUGE DESIGN FLAW

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Hi all, recently i noticed my HP Envy 15 j112tx laptop has come up with the Yellow Exclamation mark against the "High Definitio Audio Device" in Device Manager. the issue is "This device cannot start (Code 10)." i have tried to reisntall the Driver (SP6355) from this site and told i have the best driver (Microsoft 15/072016) installed. i have "Uninstalled" it and rebooted thinking the "re install" would find another driver but NO.i have all current windows (10) updates installed.  i have also "Lost" the BEATS GUI???? Regs Wayne

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Hi All, i have a HP Envy 15 j112tx running Windows 10 Pro. it came with Beats audio which seems to be operating as expected. (i DO have Sound) My problem is, in Device Manager, Under Sound, Video and Game Controllers i have an "Exclamation MarK"  against High Definition Audio Device stating "This Device cannot Start (Code 10) and all investigations state to update the driver.Problem is i CANT find one that works. i have tried a couple from here but keep getting "Windows Encoutered a problem installing this driver software for your device" i am having issues with the Foxtel Go app and Foxtel keep blamimg this error as the cause and wont assist any further until this is resolved. any help greatly appreciated.  Regs Wayne

A:HP Envy 15 j112tx sound card driver

The only driver you should need to install is the IDT High Definition (HD) Audio driver.  Beats is part of the software package.http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp63501-64000/sp63555.exe Have you used the HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI  utility to test your notebook? Run the system tests and the applicable component test. Had you made any software changes or updates prior to this error appearing? You can use System Restore to rollback to a checkpoint created before the event that happened before the error message began appearing. 

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Maybe someone can offer advice or help on this issue. I purchased an Envy M6 back in late 2014 - everything was fine for about 8 months. Then in June 2015 I notice the case at the hinge is separating - so I had it repaired privatelyby a repair company (had to have it done very quickly, and they did a great job on the repair!) Everything is fine again for another 6 months, then December 2105 itbreaks again!  So it's off AGAIN to be repaired.  I get it back, looks good, no issues. Another 9 months go by, and now (Oct. 2016) the case/hinge is breaking yet again! Seriously?!?!?! I really love this laptop and I depend on it daily!  Other than this issue I haven't had any otherproblems with it - but this flaw is just way too much to bear.  I can't stomach spending more moneyto repair this same problem for a thrid time. It's never been dropped, or had any other major physical damage to it, and ever since the first repair I'vealways been extar gentle with opening and closing the lid in hopes of prolonging it's life. I don't know if this issue has been resolved in newer models, but frankly I don't know that I'd ever spendthe money for another HP laptop after this experience.  Anyone else having similar issues.  Is there someone at HP that can help with my issue? Thanks! 

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The left hinge and the plastic began to separate from eachother, and now its so bad that the fan has apparantly stopped working. Will HP fix this problem? If not, I will definitely be looking at a mac or something that wont break just from average use of a laptop.

A:hp envy touchsmart 15 broken hinge/broken fan

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I bought a HP Envy x360 Convertible windows 10 in December. It is 8GB RAM, i7 processor with 1TB hard disk. It keeps freezing from time to time now.In the task manager, it shows the task "System" running and utilizing the most CPU and memory (%age wise).The problem agrevates when I am using chrome browser. The fan runs at full throttle and becomes really loud. However, I do not feel temperature rising.The whole PC stops working and it is getting frustrating day by day.My laptop doesnt have virus or any heating issues. It is new, so air vents wont be clogged either. I use it 99% on my desk.I need help here.It was running perfectly fine till last week apart from the fan noises on and off and the hard -disk clicking noises which every HP Envy x360 has. 

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Opened my laptop two weeks ago and the left hinge broke. Did not drop or damage in any way, it just popped. How do I get it repaired?

A:HP Envy M6 Hinge Broken

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This seems to be a common problem.  I purchased the HP Envy Touchsmart 15 in April 2015 to replace the virtually identical computer which had the same hinge problem.  On the first laptop, the HP quote to fix it was exorbitant so I found someone else.  The repair did not last. So I replaced the computer and now have the same problem with the second one.  The left hand hinge is breaking away and gradually getting worse.  I have read a few posts on line giving descriptions of repair efforts.  Tried to repair the first laptop but could not get at the hinge to repair it. Any suggestions

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 I have an issues with my hinges. But not only that, I also have a bright spot on my screen, issues with the bottom cracking (caused by the hinge crack), and finally some of the plastic fins are missing where the heat exhaust is . ans some trouble with wifi adapter ( Ralink RT3290 ) , My problem is that my warranty has already expired and I cannot afford costly repairs. This is my primary computer too. Knowing that I couldn't afford costly repairs, I have tried to do temporary fixes to it myself, but they aren't going to hold forever.I need help plesae , this laprop cost me 847 $ . 

A:HP Envy 7 : broken hinge / please help

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Hi, i have had this laptop for quite a while now and is well out of warranty but my hinge is now at the point where i have to very gently close it for fear of breaking the screen off. it is mainly the right hinge but the left is showing signs of this also. could you please advise what you or indeed i can do about this as this was obviously a design fault that was never really acted on. Regards Gerald











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A:HP Envy m6 Broken hinge

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Less than a year after getting this computer, the right hinge broke. I fought to get it repaired by HP and had to pay to get it shipped somewhere and didn't have a computer for almost a month. Less than a year after that incident, I have the same incident on the left hinge. The bottom cover is popping off because of the hinge and something is rattling inside. My laptop is a necessity and it was expensive and I treat it with care. It was not dropped or banged. It rarely leaves my desk. There is no excuse for having the same problem twice. Except now I don't have time to send it out to get it fixed and I don't have the money. How can I fix this problem that is poor design not my fault?

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I have a broken hinge on the left side of  my notebook.  It has not been dropped or damaged - it appears to be a design flaw.  Of course it didn't break until it was out of warranty.  Other than this hinge problem it has been a great computer so I really don't want to replace it.  I would like to find out how to go about having it repaired.  Any help would be appreciated!

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My HP Envy 17 recently started popping the back left hinge cover. The hinge is broken off of the PLASTIC piece it screws in to and a bunch of small plastic pieces came out of the cover. This laptop has been extremely taken care of there's no reason for it to break other than a faulty design. Ofcourse this had to happen right after my warranty ran out.  I'm very dissapointed as this is an expensive laptop that shouldn't have these design flaws! 

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The battery SM03XL of my notebook is broken and needs to be replaced. Are there any reliable shops/places where I could order a new battery? Although the notebook is just ~14months old i couldn't find anything on the internet or in local shops.

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First off, I want to say, I LOVE my HP Envy - it is the perfect laptop for me.  Sleek and light, and has all the processing power that I need.  It's been my best laptop purchase, I've been so happy with it. THAT said - the right hinge just broke.  I'm always very careful with it, but the hinges have always been tight, and have squealed whenever opened or closed.  It finally gave way when opening it.  The hinge broke away from the frame.  The problem and damage seems to be completely isolated to the hinge itself - everything else continues to function properly. I want to keep this laptop, so I took it in to be repaired.   The repair was more than I paid for the laptop.  I was gutted. So, I went online to see if I could tackle the repair myself.  I saw that MANY other HP Envy users were having the same problem from this Manufacturing Defect, and that HP was repairing the hinge. Can you please point me in the right direction to have HP perform this repair?  Even if I must pay a repair fee, since it is out of warranty.  (I would be thrilled if HP covered this repair, though - being a manufacturing defect that so many other Envy users have been affected by)Many thanks.  

A:HP Envy Broken Hinge

Hi,HP Envy M6 series laptops have this design flaw and I have repaired an M6 laptop myself. The cost of the repair is basically only the cost of the base enclosure and around 30 in my case but that was caused because the item was bought in the US and shipped to the UK. You have to tell us the product model number such as B4D17EA. Then we can search the right part number and the part itself on ebay or other online retailers. I remember that people with Envy M6 laptops were contacted by HP representatives but have no idea what the outcome was.

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I am not sure where this post goes so I assume it goes in this forum. My right hinge is broken and I don't know what to do. I did nothing to harm my computer. So I don't understand why it broke. It is not even a year old yet. I guess my real question would be how much is this going to cost me to get it repaired.But, then again.. WHY DID IT HAPPEN IN THE FIRST PLACE.All answers will be appreciated. Thank you.

A:HP ENVY m6 - Broken Hinge

Hi, Please contact HP directly and asking for help since it's under 12 months. There is an HP Office near you on the following links:  World wide support:                http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.htmlIn the US:                  http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1 Good luck.

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I have a problem with broken hinge on my HP Envy. Any advice to who and how should I send it for repair?In DC at the moment.

A:Broken hinge on HP Envy

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Both hinges on my HP Envy m6 have broken. The computer is about 5 months out of warranty. I am very disappointed in the quality of this product. The hinges should never break down in such a short time.   Reading through the many posts on this hinge problem I think HP should have a recall on all the defective hinges and make things right.











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Great news HP ROCKS, I received an email from JeffHelp. He arranged for someone from customer support to phone me about the broken hinges on my computer.  The very next day HP sent me a box to ship my computer to there service department. Two day later my computer was on it way back to me fully repaired free of charge. Now that's fantastic service and second to none. That's product support. Thanks HP.     

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Hi All,I just came across this topic.My HP Envy M6, purchased in November 2014, also has a broken hinge (left one).It has broken in normal use a couple of months after my warranty expired. I was quoted roughly $250 for the repair which seems to be too high.Also I read it as a design issue with most of the HP Envy customers reporting the same.  I am not sure as to how should this be fixed.Can HP please take notice of this and help me at a very minimum cost or no cost at all (since this seems like a design issue and too many customers reported the same issue). Thanks in advance.  

A:HP Envy M6 Broken hinge

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My hp envy 17 screen is smashed, this laptop is a touchscreen, so if I buy replace the lcd will the touchscreen still work. (The digitizer is not broken)

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Envy lap top hinge is broken, will hp repair this or am I on my own?

A:Envy lap top hinge is broken

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My envy notebook hinge is broken becuase HP has poor design. I need to get this fixed but it seems I cant contact HP other than on this message board because it is out of warranty and I have to pay to call them! HP needs to do a better job standing behind their products, this is likely the last time I get an HP.

A:Broken Hinge on HP ENvy

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With routine use, the left hinge of my laptop failed! 

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Hi the right hinge has broken on the laptop. It has completely come away from the plastic casing. It has never been dropped. I see from the posts that this is a common fault and would suggest a manufacturing defect... Could someone please advise me as to how to get this repaired by HP, as with any manufactured fault, it should be. Thanks.

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I too now have a broken hinge.  I am very careful with everything I own, and am very disappointed in HP and the broken hinge. My computer was purchased August 2014, and rarely leaves my desk.  I rarely close the top, and I don't know what to do next. It was not a cheap computer  at Best Buy and I would hope you will stand behind your prodcut. Thank you 

A:HP Envy m6 Broken hinge

If your pc is still covered by the 1yr factory warranty Or if you have any extended warranties with hp, there would be no charges to get the hinges replaced, as there are no charges for normal wear/tear issues.please call HP via 1800-474-6836 for further support.




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Seems I'm not the first to take to the forums to voice my disappointment and sheer disbelief at HPs LACK of customer service! I own a HP ENVY notebook which is experiencing a, what I now know to be a very common, defect in the design of the hinges - this has now caused the plastic casing to break meaning I cannot close the screen. Yes - it is out of warranty but I am extremely opposed to paying for a repair of what is obviously a terrible DESIGN FLAW. I have recieved empty promises of a call back from HP complaints....... HELP?????!!!!!!!!!!!!

A:BROKEN HINGES! HP ENVY

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I have an HP Envy 17 TouchSmart j023cl notebook, never transported outside my office nor dropped it. I have the exact same problem that other people have. The mounting base of left hinge got broken, and some plastic fragments are falling out of case. The bottom case started to separate from the top cover if I don't hold the two together when I close the laptop.  I do not believe this to have occurred due to any fault of mine. My warranty has expired on August 2015. I?d like HP to fix it for free, or send me needed part and I will take care of it. Thanks,--

A:broken hinge envy 17

HI.  In stock display hinges W / SUPPORT CURVE 720238-001  Top cover:For use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart m7 Notebook PC computer models 720272-001For use on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models and computer modelsEquipped with a non-touch screen display with Leap Motion Capability 736483-001For use on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models and computer modelsEquipped with a non-TouchScreen display assembly, but not equipped with Leap MotionCapability 720271-001 (Base enclosure:For use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart m7 Notebook PC computer models720226-001 Base enclosure for use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models with Leap Motion capability 736476-001 Base enclosure for use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models without Leap Motion capability 736475-001 Computer major components 25 Item Component Spare part number Base enclosure for use only on computer models equipped with a non-TouchScreen display assembly. Here I leave the Spare partNumber and the document of how to buy it in HP:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372736 Regards.





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My computer hinge which connects the screen to the keyboard snapped off from the screen part of the computer. The screen and keyboard still opperate perfectly fine but shutting the computer causes the screen to glitch. I am under HP HW Maintenance Offsite Support for the next 5 months. Please get back as soon as you can. Thank You.

A:Broken Hinge on HP Envy

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My HP ENVY m6 Hinge is broken, laptop is less than 2years old. and its used 90% of the time on desk. Not often removed from Desk. used with wireless keyboard and wireless mouse....It has never been dropped!..The Right side hinge next to power plug broken loose.  each time the screen is opened top and bottom pieces comes apart exposing an opening and screen starts to flicker.  Best thing the HP Rep on phone suggested was  pay $220 + tax charge to send in laptop. I am trying to avoid negative comments about this on twitter and Instagram, but not very pleased with the $220 option for something I did not brake with normal use. To make it worse Rep tells me this is not an issue with this model. Do the people in HP know about this forum?? found 6+pages deep on this issue alone..... This appears to be a problem with the hinge poor design, metal screw against plastic wears out and hinge starts to fail. this is the only issue with this laptop. everything else works fine. .. Please forward this complaint to someone in management to do the right thing thanks!

A:HP Envy M6 Broken hinge

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HELP! HP envy M6 with broken hinge. Would like to have it fixed but believe this is a flaw in the build of these laptops based upon what i have read. Please help!

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Sadly, I've also joined the ranks of the HP broken hinge crowd. I purchased a refurbished HP ENVY Sleekbook 6-1014nr. At that time I had litttle hesitation with the purchase due to what I thought was a great reputation for HP laptops. This laptop was handled with care and with pride. It was a great little machine, puchased to support my school classes. Of course a while after the 90 day warranty was up the first hinge popped loose. Handling the laptop thereafter with kids gloves unfortunately didnt prevent the remaining hinge from seperating as well. Some internet research quickly revealed that this is a widespread HP design defect and is very common in HP laptops. Shame on me for doing my due diligence prior to my purchase. The laptop now functions solely as a desktop with the screen propped up against the wall. It is far too fragile to consider even closing the screen and using it in the intended manner. I do think the machine is a great little laptop aside from this major design issue and with school now back in session I'm open to suggestions. Any recommendations on a cheap and effective repair?

A:HP Envy broken hinge

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I have an hp envy m6 bought in 2012, after about a year of use I opened it one day and the right hinge get just completely snapped! I've see many other posts about this specific model with the same problems is there anything hp can do?

A:Hp envy m6 hinge broken!

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My hinge is broken on my computer.  Has been for over 6 months.  I've contacted y'all once before about this but here I am again.  I am not going to pay over 200 dollars for this to be fixed because it was made crappy.  It is an all to common problem from what I am seeing.  This computer has not been dropped and goes every where in a padded case.  I am a graduate student and the last time yall offered to fix it I couldn't afford to be without it for two weeks or afford the 200 dollars to fix a problem that is hp's problem initially.  It is way past my warranty now but when the problem began it was just a few months past my warranty.  I am sick of not getting any answers as well as not being able to get in touch with anyone from hp who can talk to me about this problem.  I've gone as long as I could with a broken computer and i'm just waiting on the day that the screen just comes completely off of the keyboard.   I've taken to a computer repair guy that basically told me it's because some plastic screws on the inside of my computer are stripped and that is why the hinge isn't working properly, why my screen is floppy and why I can't open or close my computer normally.  Before I even got to the place, he guessed that my computer was an hp because of this same problem he has seen with tons of hp's.  How do you expect loyal customers to pay for this when it was obviously not made correctly or with good parts that wo... Read more

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Dear HP!I`m contacting you regarding my girlfriends HP Laptop, the model number is 1178sa. She bought the laptop few years ago and the right hinge has broken causing the screen to begin to split. I saw that so many other people was contacting you guys with the same issue. Actually we cannot close the lid now, because the LCD Screen and the plastic frame is separated, the plastic is broken atually and basically it seems the whole right hinge is braking out of the top panel.  I have heard good things about the HP customer service, so I give it a try. Please help me if it is possible. Any help will be appriciated as this notebook was nearly 700 when she was purcashed it, and like nearly all the ladies, she`s taking care of her things on an extreme level, so even if I know it`s out of the warranty time, I`m sure it`s not her fault and it seems a common problem with the HP notebooks. Thank you very much in advance!Have a great day!Istvan 

A:Broken hinge on Envy M6

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I've had this laptop for several years now, and recently i noticed the screw that held the hinge in became broken or something and the hinge freely moves when I open and close the laptop.  It has gotten so bad that dead pixels have appeared in the left corner where the hinge was broken and the surrounding plastic of the screw broke apart. My warrenty is obviously out but I was wondering if there was anyway I could get this fixed since the build quality of these laptops is terrible. It's even gotten to the point of overheating if you were to watch 1080p movies or game. 

A:HP Envy m6 Broken Hinge

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Hello, like many others I am working on a customers laptop where the hinge has separated from the post.  This has also caused the screen to be distorted from time to time. I cannot repair this properly myself so I was wondering what direction I should take. Thanks!

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I have the same broken left Hinge problem which lots of Hp Users Had and I never dropped my laptop and always be a carefull user.  I am using my laptop since 5 months in this condition becuase I am scared that I will never find a trustfull service or a fully resolved repairing procedure. I am scared that someone will open the case and just put some glue in the hinge with an attitude of '''hey next time you should not dropp your laptop if you love it so much. ''' and they will charge me extreame amount of money.I will appriciate a lot if someone can help me or give suggestions.

A:Hp Envy 17 Broken Hinge

Sorry I was just trying to add my comment on this subject but turns out I posted a new subject.You can delete my new subject or add me on this subject as wellthanks a lothttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Left-Hinge-of-an-HP-Envy-17-Not...

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I'm having the problem with my left hinge.  The hinge started to crack out of nowhere and the lid screen did not close properly.  I've been trying to find a fix for this for months and the problem is I have no idea how to repair it without spending a LOT of money.  The monitor still works but in the beginning when the hinge started cracking I stopped closing the lid all together.  It seems as if hp hp should address this issue because it seems to be quite common as I came across this when I googled this problem. I am always very careful with my laptop as I rely on it for word processing. 

A:HP Envy M6 broken Hinge

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My hp envy 17 screen is smashed, this laptop is a touchscreen, so if I buy replace the lcd will the touchscreen still work. (The digitizer is not broken)

A:Hp envy 17 screen broken, should i buy only lcd or also the ...

Hi @Uliseshn51,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the display. I will be glad to help you. You can go to HP Part Surfer and select the country or region and  serial number. This will show all parts for this computer. Per page 22 of the  Maintenance and Service Guide, the part number is  17.3-in, AG, FHD, LED 720256-001 or 17.3-in, BV, HD, LED 720257-001. Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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Hello. I have owned my HP ENVY m6 laptop for over 2 years now so obviously my warranty has expired. About 2 months ago or so, I noticed that the right hinge on my laptop was raised so I inspected it and then pushed it down. This has continued every time I close the laptop with me pushing down the hinge. The plastic covering for the monitor also bends every time I close the laptop. These issues seemed to be fairly minor at the time. Tonight, on 9/12/15, when i went to close the laptop, the hinge completely gave way, broke off, and collapsed. The left side seems to still be intact. I have noticed that on the inside of the bottom right corner of the monitor, a metal piece has been separated from the other side of the monitor. I suspect that this metal piece is what has more or less held the hinge in place for the 2+ months that it has been broken. In other words, when the metal piece gave way, so too did the already broken hinge. The HP ENVY m6 laptop still seems to be in working order other than the broken hinge. Though this means that I cannot bring it anywhere at present. The ability to transport my laptop is very important to me as I am currently in college and I take much of my notes on my laptop I was wondering if there is anyway to have technical support on my laptop? I have noticed that broken hinges are a very common issue with the HP ENVY m6 (possibly a manufacturing error) and would like to see it resolved as soon as possible. Thank you
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I'm having the problem with my left hinge.  The hinge started to crack out of nowhere and the lid screen did not close properly.  I've been trying to find a fix for this for months and the problem is I have no idea how to repair it without spending a LOT of money.  The monitor still works but in the beginning when the hinge started cracking I stopped closing the lid all together.  It seems as if hp hp should address this issue because it seems to be quite common as I came across this when I googled this problem. I am always very careful with my laptop as I rely on it for word processing. 

A:HP Envy M6 broken Hinge

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Hi, the left hinge cracked out of nowhere, problem is I have no idea how to repair it without spending more money than my laptop is worth. I've also seen that this is a common problem among HP Envy m6 laptops. Has HP offered any kind of recall on this manufacturer defect? I bought my notebook at best buy 4 years ago so I am no longer under warranty. Please help me with this, this computer is my only one and I cannot afford for the problem to get worse.

A:HP Envy m6 - broken hinge

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Purchased 20 of these in 2014 for our library. Hinge is broken on one. I see that many owners have had this issue. Is HP offering any support for this problem?

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Sorry to sound like a broken record but here's some more broken M7 hinges. We purchased this laptop in 12/2013. Recently, we noticed it wasn't closing properly.  The hinge mounts on both sides are broken. The pressed in metal, threaded mounts pulled out of the plastic base. Some of the plastic mounts are broken. An internet search revealed the problem is systemic with this laptop so we figure its a quality issue. What do we do next? The laptop is just about unusable. FYI I also sent this info into support. Thanks Fred Gasior

A:Broken Hinges Envy M7

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