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Q: hp stream notebook 11 windows 10 space help

while trying to download and update to windows 10 i keep getting stopped at Note enough space, its saying i need 5GB of space. my RAM is only 2GB. does this mean i cant get windows 10? or must i get an external hard drive?

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A: hp stream notebook 11 windows 10 space help

shannel First of all, you're confusing memory with disk space. The Win10 Upgrade typically needs 20GB of disk space, and as your laptop most likely has only a 32GB drive, it has nowhere near enough space to do the upgrade. Second, the 2GB you mention is system memory, which is totally unrelated to disk space. Personally I would advise strongly AGAINST doing the Win10 Upgrade, as it is a LOT of work and even when that's done, folks have complained about later, not being able to apply the Cumulative Updates, and there is a BIG one coming out the beginning of August! Here is a link from somone with a similar model who did perform the upgrade: How I was able to install Windows 10 on HP Stream 13 (32GB S... - HP Support Forum - 5179626

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I do not have enough space to allow Microsoft upgrades.  I have wiped everything clean and still no space.  This has been a  problem for several updates now.  How do I increase the hard drive?

A:Stream Notebook low space for upgrades

Correction I have a windows 10 64 bit operating system 

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I bought an HP stream notebook for Christmas last year with Windows 10 , and I got a virus on it a few weeks ago and tried to reset it and I say it down for like 2 hrs and it was still frozen at 1% so I turned it off. When I turned it back on there would be a line at the top and then the HP welcome sign would show and then it would go black then turn off ( the power light was still on) and then continue to restart over and over. I tried pressing f11 to go and reset it but every time it says "there was an error resetting your pc" at about 44% and the diagnostic test found nothing. PLZ HELP

A:My HP Stream notebook won't boot Windows 10

Hi, the Windows 10 installation image is available for download from Microsoft if you want to wipe the disk clean and do a fresh install.  There are instructions here.

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Won't boot flashing LED on caps lock key

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My cup runneth over!Two great suggestions in one day after a long wait for  practical ideas Are HP operatives not really interested in this forum?Or is it the embarrasment this topic generates? I am sure they could have suggested these good ideas.  Anyway all those who are using their Streams for Paperweights rejoice! Just make sure you have a substitute perhaps the heavy silence from HPJohn JohnJoh

A:Re: hp stream running out of space due to windows updates.

I have just encountered this problem also...Bought my daughter a stream for schoolwork and general web browsing, youtube etc, last christmas..Nothing has been installed on it except for eset.  Allowed the win10 free update earlier in the year...Noticed recently the win version is quite out of date, wondered why it hadnt auto updated, to find about 250mb free drive..Its saying it wants to install annivesary update and wants 8gb free.. I have done everything, uninstalled anything not needed, ran disk cleanup, system files clean up, removed previous versions, deleted all browser history, deleted downloaded files, compact mode is on, everything already mentioned in this thread, i've gone thru everything, literally gone thru the entire drive folder by folder deleting individual files, and still only have got it up to around 6.3gb free.... There is no way I can free up any more drive space...What a total lack of foresight by a major company to release a product that is so limited, that you cannot run critical windows system updates after just a few months..  

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So having had my stream 14 for a few months now it was in need of a clean up and so I decided to factory reset it and discovered a serious issue regarding lost drive space caused by windows updates. In factory shipped condition, the system uses some sort of system that accesses the recovery partition to use the data on the WIM I believe, either way whatever it is doing is quite clever and leaves the system with a farly impressive 19.3GB of free space left over, however this situation rapidly degrades once windows starts to update itself.  Allowing Windows 8.1 X64 to update to the last available 'important' update reduces the available free space down to 10.8GB, that's a massive (when taken in context of how much is available) 8.5GB of space gone just by windows performing what are supposed to be important updates, not sure how much worse it will get with time either as it appears that any updated files are expanded to fill the available space rather than stored in the WIM image. Do HP consider it uneccesary to update windows or are they going to take action to somehow rectify the situation by maybe providing an updated system image that will allow a more recent updated version of windows to be used in the same manner the original installation was? Or is there something I can do to perform this function? Any ideas?

A:hp stream running out of space due to windows updates.

@Dano314 , Hello and thank you for posting on the HP support forums.  The updates are put out there to resolve issues. If you find you are running out of space. Consider using an external hard drive.  The hard drive on your system is not made for huge file storage and so on.   On the other hand if you find your system is running ok then do updates when you seem to find you are running into issues. Thanks again for posting and have a great day.

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I was updating bios and it got stuck now I cannot get the windows or bios but can't get to system recovery but saying cannot refresh or restore anything or repair

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I've just completed a very frustrating restore of my son's stream 11 notebook. This started after several hours of fighing with Windows update and the tiny SSD. I managed to get it updated, but the trackpad stopped working.  This is not a hardware problem since booting into the recovery system, the trackpad worked fine. I tried to free additional space, but eventually gave up, opting to reimage it. I backed up the user data and restored it using the recovery image. This went fine. (I was frustrated, though, to learn that the Office 365 install, which had also been working just fine was no longer available and I could no longer active to reinstall it.) So, at this point, I had a functional notebook. I could not, though, get Windows update to complete. It ran for over 24hours with no indication of any progress. I downloaded the Windows 8 Standalone update utiltity. This managed to kick-start the update process. There were 155 updates that loaded. These seemed to complete with no problems. Another run of the normal Windows Update process (via Control Panel) found more. I kept at this a couple of more runs. The last time, though, the trackpad stopped working. I could not figure out which of the updates caused the problem. None of these were for the Syaptics driver. I proceeded to try and reinstall the driver, using the package from HP's site. This didn't help. I tried Windows Restore. Only 1 Restore Point was available. ... Read more

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i have windows 10 downloaded but i can update it it says there not enough space on notebook so what can i do to sort this problem out any ideas

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I have a 3 day old HP Notebook with 32GB of total space.  I removed McAfee from the machine and loaded Norton.  I loaded Adobe Acrobat Reader.  I loaded WPS Office.  I am showing that 28.4 GB is used of 28.7 GB: System and reserved10.9 GB Apps and games3.98 GB Temporary files940 MB Other12.8 GB I am trying up run the Microsoft Windows 10 Update, and receiving an error that reads, "We need 7.70 GB of space on the drive C:\ for the upgrade.   I ran the disk clean up, and no space was freed.  I chose an external drive with 10.0 GB available to perform the update.  I attached a 1 Tarabye drive.  Then, I receive a message that, "You need an additional 3.50 GB on the drive C:\. It is absolutely impossible for me to delete 3.50 GB of files without deleting the virus protection software.  Selling a computer in which the operating system cannot be kept-up-to-date is insane.  I spoke with the HP Help Desk.  The HP Desk Escalated.  I was told that this machine was not designed to have it's Operating System kept up to date.  I believe that this violates the Microsoft Windows 10 OS contract executed between Microsoft and HP.  I also believe that this violates U.S. Consumer Protection Laws, prohibiting companies from marketing and selling products that are not "Fit for Use".  How can HP sell computers in which the Operating System (Windows 10) cannot be kept up-to-date?  I wou... Read more

A:Not Enough Space to Update Windows 10 on 32GB Notebook Machi...

1, When doing a disk cleanup did you select Clean up System Files button? If not do so and delete windows update files and anything else of any size. Before you delete anything in there go to the more options tab and hit the cleanup button under System Restore and Shadow Copies, be patient it may take a while to delete these files. Then continue with cleanup by hitting OK button. 2. Disable hibernation. Open an elevated command prompt and type: powercfg -h off hit enter (spaces are important)  

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So new laptop today, somehow I must have put on the wrong password so couldn't log on, can't find anyway to reset it. Tried to reboot went wrong....now I get system disabled 52131797.... I have an essay to complete asap, please don't tell me have wasted 150 on a new laptop for nothing??? What happened to the good old days of just rebooting a laptop. ?

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need help with my hp stream 11-d015na,need  a pcl encryption cotroller driver.or a recover tool. tackpad no working driver missing.tried on hp website.no drivers for my model.CAN SOMEONE HELP ME OUT.JOHN

A:HP Stream 11 Notebook 11-

Hi,Here is the page on hp support site for your model:https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-stream-11-d000-notebook-pc/7372144/model/8254983 Hope it helps,David

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my hp notebook pc 13 wont start up after the splash screen shows. it doesnt show any error messages. the model number is: 13-c120nr i dont know what to do it wont let me do anything and before it did this i factory reset it and since i did this it opens up shows the HP splash screen then the screen turns grey then black and then restarts  help would be much appreciated plz help

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Hello I was upgrading the OS from Windows 8 to Windows 10. As I let it upgrade I noticed that it said, "Restoring your previous version of Windows" then it would restart and do it all over again. I have an external hard drive in which I used for the upgrade. I have kept it plugged in. Please let me know how to break the circle of restarting and let it either install Windows 10 or 8. Thanks!Louie

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I have just purchased a HP Stream Notebook PC 11 and want to find a User Guide I can print out











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A:HP Stream Notebook PC 11

Hi, Please try the following manuals:    http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/psi/manualsResults?sp4ts.oid=7527384&ac.admitted=1426918610062.876444892.199480143 Regards.

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Hi i was woundering what can i do if my hp stream pc 11 isnt holding a charge and the screen say battery alert when i turn it on i have no idea what to do please get in touch thank you for your time

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I bought a HP Stream Notebook PC13 with Windows 10 already installed. I only use this computer to surf the web, but it does have an active trial version of Microsoft Office.  There are no additional programs, photos, videos, etc. downloaded to the computer beyond the original bundle.  The notebook has a 28GB hard drive and 3.58 GB are free.  I cannot run the Windows 10 update with so little free space on the hard drive.  I have a number of files that I think I can delete (Evernote and McAfee), but still not enough to download the Windows 10 update. What's the easiest way of identifying trash to delete?  Finally, any idea why HP built this notebook in a manner that updates are cumbersome/problematic?

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My HP Stream Notebook P 13, which i purchased 6 months ago is running out of space. There comes an updation for windows 10 but its saying PC running out of space and need to disk clean up nad for updation 8GB is required. But after disc cleaning required space can not be made. How i can increase the disc space. Thanks.  The RAM is 2GB.

A:HP Stream running out of space

You can't increase disk space. You might be able to get a little by disabling the system protection for the system disk and the recovery partition.You might be able to get a little by disabling the system protection for the system disk and the recovery partition. HP Stream isn't really what I would call a notebook. 2GB and 32 GB eSATA storage is pretty much the bare minimum for running Windows 10. I am not saying that to try to hurt your feelings. It is just that even my Samsung s7 mobile phone has more storage space than an HP Stream does.  I suggest that if you have anything to save then save it either online in a cloud or to an external storage device. Updating the Stream to a more recent version of Windows 10 isn't going to work if you try to do it with Windows update. There just isn't enough storage space on the HP Stream to let that be a possibility. I suggest that you turn off Windows updates to avoid the problem you are asking about. Otherwise, it will happen again and again.  I am all about reducing frustration.

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My PC is telling me that I have 765 MB of free space left.  My working files are approx 890 MB All the rest is MS Windows and Office 365. What happens when I run out of space? The computer is less than 2 years old

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I have a HP stream which i brought because if its small size as i have to travel alot. The only thing i use it for is MS office i,e, word, excell and power point. Outlook and google searches. I dont store anything on the device itself, i use a USB. The only software i have loaded was windows 365. When i got it i asked in the shop if with only 32GB storage it would be compatable with windows 365 applications. The guy said it would be fine. Now my device is totally full, i cant do anything, i cant even get MS to connect remotely to sort out an outlook issue as there is no space left.  I have cleared as much as i can, I see from some other posts thats you can mess about in the system settings but i dont know much about these things and i dont want to make it worse. I still have 5 months warrranty on it.  As a few other people have said, at present this is an expensive paper weight!

A:HP Stream running out of space

@Bean13 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! Unfortunately, since the 32GB SSD is not expandable, there is not much you can do to recover any space. Here are a couple of threads that might help:http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3012-disk-cleanup-open-use-windows-10-a.htmlhttp://winaero.com/blog/how-to-clean-up-winsxs-folder-in-windows-10/Good Luck

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Hello, i have a hp stream 13 and i have being with this doubt for too long.My computer has 32 gb of Hard disk but after the instalation, i only have 16,1 GB of empty space from 21 GB in hard diskI dont have any files at all on my computer. It is clean.Can you explain to me why is it  happening? What is the reason for this? Best regards,Diana R.

A:HP STREAM 13 - SPACE DISK

Yes, on my Stream 11 with Windows 8.1, the 32 GB drive is actually only 29 GB usable with a 260 MB EFI partition, 21.54 GB NTFS C: drive (4.3 GB used, 17.2 GB free) and a 7.20 GB Recovery partition.

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Computer not charging. I tested the charger adapter and it seems to be working. How do I troubleshoot the charging port?

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My HP Stream Notebook PC 14 keeps shutting off, as in the screen just goes  black. I can try turn it on, sometimes it turns on for a few seconds then turns off, other times it just works as normal. But now and then, I can't use it at all because it just won't turn on. Strangely, when it does turn on, the cursor usually isn't on the screen and only appears after about a minute. It's fully charged and I have the charger plugged in. It has enough memory, and I have seen problems like this where laptops have overheated, but the HP Stream Notebook PC 14 has a solid state drive, and it never feels warm. Any help? 













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A:HP Stream Notebook PC 14 keeps shutting off?

I have resolved my issue. The problem was that the laptop casing near the area of the power button had become a little bit loose. Everytime I moved the laptop it must have activated the power button and turned if off. I had a look on the underside of the laptop, and found a screw underneath one of those rubber stickers in the corners. It turns out that it had loosened itself over time. I screwed it back in, the casing is now more tight, and the problem has stopped occuring.

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I have a HP stream 11 and it turns on but it won't leave the start up screen. It turns on and the logo pops up then it shuts off and does it again. I tried to factory reset it and it has failed twice. I tried everything else and nothing is working. I really don't have the money to pay for an expensive repair and I need this laptop for school and work.

A:HP Stream Notebook Won't Turn On

Hi,  Are you able to get past BIOS/UEFI screen? After that to Windows setup screen? Please test your hard drive and memory (extensive testing) by tapping F2 key as soon as you power on laptop from System Diagnostics. Let it finish. If all tests passed proceed.It is a very economical notebook. Therefore manufacturer has cut down many standards like hard drive storage capacity, RAM, processor to name few. This makes Windows installation tough especially Recovery process as it uses more resources.I would suggest you to clean install Windows using Microsoft windows media creation tool by creating bootable installation USB.Get the exact version of Windows that came pre installed with this notebook -->Windows 8/8.1: Option 1https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/18309-windows-8-windows-8-1-iso-download-create.htmlWindows 10: Option 1https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2376-usb-flash-drive-create-install-windows-10-a.htmlDownload, save additional drivers from your HP support page.RegardsVisruth

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Stopped working, fully charged but not switching on. White light on power button just keeps flashing. Tried hard reset but not helped. HELP ME!!! I have a document I'm working on and can't access it because of the fault.

A:Hp stream notebook 11 (energystar)

If holding the power button down for 10 seconds does not power it off, leave the power supply disconnected until the battery fully discharges.  Reconnect it and attempt to boot it, this has worked for some posters here for the Stream notebooks.

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Just bought an hp stream laptop this last month...about 5 days ago my laptop started to shut off without warning while in use about evey 10 to 15 minutes...does anyone know how to fix this issue...it is very annoying because i have to study for an exam and the **bleep** thing just wont stay on any more...ive tried a hard reset and tried to update the BIOS but couldnt...nothing worked...please if anyone knows how to solve this problem it will be greatly appreciated...thanks..please HELP....

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I attempted to contact HP is regard to the issue that I am experiencing, but cannot as my warranty expired on 6/22/16.  I'm hoping someone e here can provide insight.  When I turned my Stream on this afternoon, it wouldn't boot.  Odd, since it was fully charged last night, so I went ahead and plugged it in.  Upon doing so, I encountered a black screen stating my internal battery was nearly at capacity.  What precisely does that mean?  I am able to use the notebook as long as I keep it plugged in.  Also, while plugged in I receive a message stating that it's connected to a power source and the battery is not charging.  The moment I unplug it, it shuts down. I'm more than upset in regard to this new and unwanted development.  The notebook is only 15 months old.  Is there any way to salvage it or am I looking at buying a new one?  I've always used HP desktops,laptops, and notebooks; now I will never purchase one again. Has anyone else experienced this issue?

A:Stream Notebook Will Not Charge

When you hover the mouse cursor to the battery icon? What does it say? Plug in not charging? If yes then follow the steps herehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/windows-10-update-prevents-batt... Cheers!




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Help, please! I have had my notebook since Christmas and hadn't had any issues until today. I watched Netflix last night and closed the top, as I usually do, before bed, and when I woke up it wouldn't turn on. I tried to leave it plugged in to the charger and trying a couple of hours later, but no luck. There hasn't been any damage, so I'm not sure what the problem is. Any help is much appreciated!!

A:HP Stream Notebook Won't Turn On

Hi! Some Times You Need To Do This Unplug The LaptopTake Out The BatteryPress The Power Button 15 Times And Then Hold It Down For 30SecondsPut The Battery Back In The PCPlug The PC Back InAnd Try To Turn It On     Good Luck!Regards: 1029rjmenvy17tPlease 'KUDO' If You Like for Thumbs Up and 'Accept As Solution' If This Fixed Your ProblemTo Help Other People Find This and Help Them Fix the Same or Similar Problems

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My laptop keeps on turning off and restarting for no reason. The screen just turns black while I'm using it. It's been doing this for a while.

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My laptop turns on and shows the logo for a few seconds then the screen goes blank. Ive carried out system fast tests with both extensive test and quick test and all categories passed. Please help. Thanks.

A:HP Stream Notebook not turning on.

Do any lights stay on when the screen goes blank or does everything go dark?  It sounds like the screen stays on when you are in the BIOS since you were able to run the diagnostics.  You might try restoring Windows back if that is what is not working using the F11 system recovery option.

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I want to know what kind of micro sd card is better to use for an HP Stream  13 4G? And what kind of stuff can I put on the micro sd card? My memory is almost all full because of the updates, could I put some of the stuff in the sd card?

A:Micro SD for the stream notebook

Hi Lori,  I use SanDisc Memory card for both my Laptop and Camera..   Its really good..  Compact And excellent performance..  I would suggest u to by a 64GB or 128GB Memory card for storage..  But 128gb sd cards are more than 2 or 3 times expensive than the 64gb memory cards..  64gb would cost u around $30 but 128gb would be costing around $70 or more.. So, wat i would suggest is to buy an 1TB External Hard drive which would cost u around $50...   Western Digital and Seagate are good..  I prefer WD and i own one..So u can do like this - keep a budget of $80 and purchase a 1TB WD Ext HDD and a 64 GB micro SD card..  (Product pricing may vary)..   But remember this - Internal Hard disc or the External HDD, both a very delicate..  Should be handled with atmost care.. You Drop down your HDD once, thats it, its gone.. Dead..    But Memory cards are strong, can handle Drops, bumps and pressures..    And yes, i both HDD and mmc, u can store Media files (Pics, Movies and Songs), Software files (exe files only), games and other documents..   But u can not "install" Softwares or games into mmc ot ext HDD, there r chances that it wont work.. Also mmc are Compact but Ext HDD are not..  So upto u to decide..    Mark this Reply as "Accept as Solution" if it solves your problem.  Click "thumb up" just to say Thanks..Good Luck!! - Raj

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I was trying to fix an HP Stream Notebook 13's (HP Stream Notebook - 13-c002tu) small  HD size problem. The HD was showing a total size of 29 GB. I don't know if it was originally sold with this size of an HD - I find it highly unlikely. I tried to reset it  using the HP reset via UEFI. I saw HP partitioning the drive so I assumed it would be fixed. After resetting, windows showed HD size was still the same. I took a look at the disk with Windows Disk Management, and there wasn't really any unpartitioned space. What should I do?











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A:HP Stream Notebook 13 - bad HD size?

Hi, HP Stream is made specifically for browsing purposes only. The agent that sold you the laptop should have educated you about HP Stream Notebooks  properly. As the name itself. It was made for surfing purposes only. So theres no need to FIX the computer. What you need is an upgrade. If you want to store more files or docs then get an sd card. It is listed in the overview of the computer specification Store it in the cloudGet 1 TB or 100 GB of OneDrive storage for 1 year, included with Office 365, to easily store, share and enjoy your photos, videos, and documents.2 http://www8.hp.com/ca/en/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=8929217#!tab=featuresCheers!

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Hi I'm having a hard time getting my hp stream notebook Windows 10 to boot up, it comes on and go to the hp screen and goes out but it want boot up, how can I fix this problem.

A:My hp stream notebook want start up

Below shown link might come handy to troubleshoot this issuehttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03518165 Or http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04718479 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K

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My HP Stream Notebook PC 11  11-d010na won't power up, AC led is white and pulses brighter white three times and this repeats. Power switch lights up but nothing else happens. Battery was about 75% when shut down last evening. Purchased March 2015.

A:HP stream notebook won't power up

Have you tried the hard reset procedure in the following HP document?http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Stream-11-Notebook-PC/7372144/model/7639703/document/c0471847...

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Im factory resetting my HP STREAM NOTEBOOK LAPTOP WITH WINDOWS 10(32bit). Are there going to be any downfalls that I should expect ( besides the obvious data loss) as a result of this reset or any precautions I should take during or afterwards?

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When I turn my laptop on, a white dash appears in the top left corner, then the Hp logo appears and my laptop goes black. this cycle continues to repeat itself until my battery dies. I've tried nearly everything, and every time i try to reset my Pc it tells me I cannot reset it. Please help. I need this laptop for school.

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What kind of microphone do I need to talk to type on my hp Steam notebook?

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I've just scanned my HP STREAM NOTEBOOK 11-015na using Kasperski System Scanner and, it's shown that the PCI Encryption/Decryption driver is not installed. It was installed the last time I looked so, how do I find said download(s)? Any assistance will be gratefully accepted!

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I bought my HP stream notebook off my sister in law about 8 months ago. It was pretty much brand new, had nothing on it, and I needed it for school. I do not download music, movies, or anything like that. I have only used it for social media, school and watching some videos. When I first got it my sister in law had forgotten her password to delete her account as an admin off of it, so I just created another account. However it's having serious issues. Firefox and edge crash constantly, it won't allow me to do a system restore, and because she was the main administrator it blocks me from making some changes. While it's turned on a lot of the icons are not visable, also the low disk space error pops up all the time. I have deleted as much stuff as I can. What is the problem and what can I do?? When I try to do a system restore it says I do not have any previous check points and won't allow me. I have a very good virus protection through my internet provider. It says there is no virus.

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Hi to all an anybody that can help.. I do like my HP Stream, alot of negative post about space issues i have found, but I knew that when buying it that it was not huge, did find out later that it was a closed system, but that was the exchange for the lower price. Now what i am hoping for is a way around, meaning resolve the problem and quit complaining about the problem. So question i have are related to the update in Windows 10 for update 1607. I updated to 10 already and I am looking to update to the 1607 and am out of room by the needed 8 gb for the update, i have only 2.6 left and cleaned up as much as i can. So my question is can a SD card of any size be allocated in the C Drive for more capacity, or by using a SD card is there any work around that might help. I will admit i am not a novice tech guy, but can follow a step by step plan if given one. My issue with this has taught me plenty but no one seems to be asking my exact question. Thanks again to anybody that can help. 

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The hard drive is full of Win10 and operating files very small amount of disc space left for anything at allI have researched this cleaned the disc and the system filesThis machine is now completely uselessYou know about this issue and yet you still sell the product knowing it is nothing but a blue coloured paperweight It worked with windows 8 It freezes and hangs with win 10, there is no space for any programsPlease advise on what I can do to allow this notebook work!!!!!

A:Lack of Disc Space on HP Stream 13

I did not sell anything and the people here are not HP employees. Did you upgrade it from Windows 8 to Windows 10? Have you used disk cleanup to remove the old vestiges of Windows 8?  https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-delete-the-windows-old-folder-from-windows-10/ If not, about all you can do is install a secure digital card and mount it as a second hard drive and we can help you move your library (docs, pictures, etc) files to it and also perhaps uninstall some programs and reinstall them on the SD card.  Yes 32 gigs was too small for a Windows computer but I do not think the fact that there is a 32 gig hard drive was ever hidden from the purchasing public and these sold for a very, very low price. Consumers keep going for these unrealistically low-priced computers and then complain when they are not working out. When it is time for a new computer, please research what you are getting and understand the capabilities of the hardware. American consumers are pretty good on that with cars, computers not so much. I also blame Geek Squad and the like for not providing point of sale education. Enough on the soapbox. Post back if any of this makes no sense.  

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2840 @ 2.16GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 55 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1939 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1033 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 21637 MB, Free - 3222 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 802A
Antivirus: ESET Smart Security 9.0.375.0, Updated and Enabled

After running Disk Cleanup, Optimization, Compression, etc., I have a total of 3.22 GB of free space, not enough to allow me to install Windows 10, which I understand requires a minimum of 5 GB. I have a Windows 8.1 system restore flash drive. Would it make sense to run a "system restore" in order to free up enough space to allow me to install Windows 10 on this machine?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Freeing Up Disk Space on HP Stream

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Hi,  I am having a problem with the continuously decreasing Local Disk C space on my computer. I don't have any programs, any apps or files (just a few small documents) that could be taking up the entire space. At the moment it is showing 241MB free, after restarting the computer it normally goes up a few hundred MB but then it goes down to literally almost 0MB over couple of hours. I have tried clearing temp folder, deleting backup up files, using disk-clean up tools and even reinstalling windows (which has helped temporarily) but nothing resolves this problem. Could anyone help me with this please? I'd really appreciate your assistance with this. Many thanks,V.

A:hp stream 14 decreasing disk space

@VictoriaKK? There are lots of systems in this category  I pulled the Specs of one of these:HP Stream Notebook - 14-z001na Product Specifications In the case of the example, the disk space available is a mere 32GB. This amount of disk space is enough for the Operating System -- and not much else. Notebooks of this type are intended to be used with Cloud storage services -- that is you must expect to run programs like "Office Word" in the Cloud and then store the files you create in the Cloud, too. For example, you could opt to run Office 365 and then store any files you create in your Cloud storage file system.  (Example of a remote storage service:  OneDrive). Anything you try to store directly on the computer is going to eat away at the tiny amount of available space on the system. You might augment the space you need to store your files by installing a Flash Drive (USB Drive) in one of the two available USB ports.  When you wish to save a file locally, use the USB Drive as the destination. When you see a Post that helps you,Inspires you, provides fresh insight,Or teaches you something new,Click the "Thumbs Up" on that Post. Click my Answer Accept as Solution to help others find Answers.  

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Hello, I have an HP stream (hp 13-c002dx). I was wondering if it's possible to upgrade the hard drive on this laptop? If not, is it possible to insert a micro sd card and transfer any system files to it? My hard drive is nearly full and lacks the space for windows updates. The hard drive is only 32gb and most of it is not used by my personal files. Any advice on a possible way to upgrade or a way to free up system storage space? Thank you!

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I got a Stream 11 Signature Edition (blue) from the Microsoft Store for Christmas a few weeks ago. So far I've enjoyed it. My wife has too in fact, so we decided to get her one also. We ordered hers directly from the HP Store. It's not a Signature Edition, and is magenta. It came in today, and I noticed that her space bar feels different than mine. On mine, all the keys have a consistent feel (a certain level of snappiness or clickiness). That is, except the space bar. It feels more "mushy." It's as though there's something under the space bar that is preventing it from being fully depressed. It normally doesn't interefere with its functionality, but there are occasions where it will register two spaces instead of one, or no spaces instead of one. Although I was by no means in love with this quirk, I just figured that's how it was designed, and I'd just need to adjust. Until we got my wife's in today. Her space bar is not mushy. Rather, it is just as snappy and responsive as all the other keys. Thus, I'm inclined to think my space bar is, shall we say, a bit defective. What should I do about it? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks! Incidentally, the clicking action on her touchpad also feels different (i.e., better) than on mine.

A:Stream 11 Space Bar feels mushy

Hi @NicW ,Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have looked into your issue about your HP Stream 11 and issues with the Keyboard. Here is a link to the HP Support Assistant. Just download and run the application and it will help with the software and drivers on your system. You could experience this if drivers are not updated. Here is a document on how to troubleshoot the mouse and Touchpad sensitivities.If you will go to the section on Adjusting TouchPad or ClickPad pointing sensitivities it should help resolve the issue.If this does not help, please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link to get the support number for your region. They will be happy to assist you immediately.Hope this fixes your issue.Thanks.

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I purchased a Stream Notebook two days ago.  For almost 24 hours, it has been doing Win 10 updates, and there are still more to do.  But... the system is out of disc space.  The 27 GB disc is full of nothing but system files.  The only thing I have on the machine is Norton.   I've used disc clean up and cleaned temp files, and system files.  Is there anything I can do with this Noteook expect store the OS?

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