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Brand new HP Pavilion G116 all in one

Q: Brand new HP Pavilion G116 all in one

Just bought a new HP Pavilion G116 all in one, was working fine yesterday, today it won't turn on, no power, no light, nothing. Any advice out there.

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A: Brand new HP Pavilion G116 all in one

Why wouldn't you just return it

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My hard drive is becoming unreliable.  I would like to replace it with a SSDD. Can I do this? Can I run a two-drive system?And what 250-500 GB SSDD drive would be plug and play? Should I upgrade to Win 10 before or after drive change/addition?

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After this computer upgraded to Windows 10 (too late to revert, wipe and reinstall isn't an option) we have had an issue with the USB ports acting correctly.  When looking at the device manager, we noticed that there was a device that was having issues: USB xHCI Compliant Host Controller.  Under the hardware ID, it was listed as: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_8C31&SUBSYS_2B0D103C&REV_05 which seems to be an Intel USB controller.  Unfortunately, on the support site here, none of the drivers we've downloaded will correct/update the issue, nor will the driver updater from Intel.  Any ideas?

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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

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

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


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I'm running a Windows 7 home premium x64 os,
on a HP pavilion dv6-6150ej LX243EA.
This is the original os that came with the computer.
Full spec. can be seen in my profile.

As posted in the title: this laptop is brand new. Just got it about two weeks ago.

I'm getting BSOD every day or two.

Steps taken so far:

1) I've updated Windows to the latest available updates (including the sp1 update).
2) I've updated my graphic driver to the latest driver available in the HP site.
3) I've installed Windows debugging tools in order to try and analyze the minidump files.
4) I've activated Windows Verifier, and set it to monitor ALL drivers. (until Windows crushed with a BSOD). Now if I try to activate the Verifier again, Windows will not load so I had to disable it altogether.
5) I've updated my bios to the latest version available in the HP site.
6) I've run memtest86+ (1 pass) with no errors.

That's all so far.
Attached here is the zip file that this forum requires: Attachment 184052

Also, here is a snapshot of data from the freeware SIW which is a system information tool:
Attachment 184056

This worries me, because it seems to me that the memory installed is not supported by this motherboard.
If this is true, how can this happen in a standard HP model?

Any help will be appreciated, as I don't want to send this computer back to where I bought it, to be fixed or replaced. I need it here, both for my studies and for work (which I do from home on this ... Read more

A:Help please! I'm getting BSOD in my brand new HP pavilion dv6.

Could you attach those minidump files here using the paperclip icon?
(you'll need to zip them up first)

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Good evening all. We just replaced my wife's failing Apple iMac with an HP Pavilion Slimline computer. We took it out of the box today and set it up around 5 P.M. Shortly after setup, 5 crashes occurred by 10:30 P.M. Posted below is information from the crash log as well as the dump file. If someone can offer me feedback as to what the issue truly is, that would be great (based on debug, I'm fairly certain it's a hardware problem). I'll also attach the .dmp file for those of you more computer savvy than myself.


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8004994028
BCP3: 00000000B2000000
BCP4: 0000000000000005
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8004994028, b2000000, 5}

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A:Issue with brand new HP Pavilion Slimline

Hi there,

These crashes were all point to hardware. Please use these instructions to find out what that means and to figure out what to try.


I don't want to say this but the stop code is 124, which is hardware related.
You might want to try the following test to find out what is truthly the problem
H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link)

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Malware (read the details at the link)

Check your computer temperature using speedfan:
SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer

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We bought brand new - and pluged in to charge and we can't get the PC / Tablet to turn on?  We have connected to the AC Power cord...we have unconnected all items and charged for 30 mins and still nothing.What are we missing??  

A:HP Pavilion x2 Detachable PC - brand new won't turn on.

@tsmith223 , Hello and welcome to the HP support forums. First thing I would try is a full charge for 24 hours and see if that helps if not please post back. Thank you agian for posting and have a great day.

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Two days ago I purchased a HP Pavilion 14-AL004NA ,and since it was turned on for the first time it has been omitting noise and sometimes a crackling sound also. The noise is loud and constant even when the laptop is idle and just sitting on a table.Is there anything I can do to fix this?

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I just purchased an hp pavilion notebook, i5 w/ ssd on Thursday.  I finally load all my newly purchased software, I get one day of use out of it and now it does not turn on!  I have no clue if it is charging, I am beyond frustrated, please help

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Just purchased my new Pavilion dv7, and when I run the You Cam software, it tells me my HP TrueVision HD webcam is not detected. I have tried at this for several days now, at one point when I was trying to fiddle with the You Cam settings, the webcam light turned on for aprox. 2 seconds and then went dead again, since then it won't even let me into the YouCam settings.Right now I'm becoming more and more convinced that this is due to my laptop being assembled outside the US. Need a fix for this immediately.

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A:Brand new Pavilion dv7, HP TrueVision HD webcam not detected

Hi Guys, I had the same problem with a HP Pavilion dv7-6e22b. I read about a short cable on the inside of the screen.I found the following post about how the screen is connected. this was an older model but i was curious about how to remove the lid of the machine. it contains 2 screws (which I didn't have to unscrew to acces the camera) just be causious not to break the bevel. http://www.insidemylaptop.com/remove-lcd-screen-inverter-board-hp-pavilion-dv7-notebook/ this is a older model in the new model the webcam connector is located directy under the webcam lens itself.I pressed te connector lightly. And all ofa sudden I hear a USB connecting sound. After that my device manager showed a connected "image device" and the software worked directly. I hop this will solve your problems to. I must say reading all the posts and not finding a solution in driver or software and after seeing the connector I think it's a poor deisgn effort using such short cables and tiny connectors. good luck to all !  

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I am a former tech-specialist A++ certified and the whole 9 yards - I buy a new laptop every 3-4 years.  HP's used to have a bad rep for the way they were assembled and that they ran hot. Things changed, or so I thought. My ASUS screen died recently and I had to buy something fast.  Was looking for the fasted computer w/the biggest hard-drive for under 600 dollars. Got this computer- did NOT want a tablet w/ a keyboard, swiping creates a dirty screen and I do a lot of work w/photos.  This machine constantly freezes and says - even though it has 300 gigs free - that it is using 100% of the hard drive - I've uninstalled a lot of the crap that comes with it, and even changed to a lesser version of my own antivirus to try to give it more energy. This computer is a piece of crap. I am about to launch a review-a-thon and post reviews whereever I can warning people NOT TO BUY. Oh and I checked with the place I bought it.... four weeks later and they are no longer selling it.  READ REVIEWS BEFORE BUYING!  Don't rely on specs. rely on users who have come before you!

A:BRAND NEW AND FREEZES!! HP Pavilion 15-n211dx Notebook PC

Hello jjoakim,Welcome to the HP Forums!I'm sorry to hear about the frustrating experience. Luckily, with your notebook being so new, it is probably still covered under warranty. If there are hardware issues, your manufacturer's warranty should cover any required servicing.The specs show that you should have received a 750GB hard drive. Can you confirm this? I have included the document 'How To Access Disk Management in Windows 8 & 8.1'. As the drive is most likely partitioned, you will want to use Disk Management to assess the full size.Do you get the error message regarding the hard drive is completely full, while you are working with your photos? The reason that I do ask, is it does sound like an out of control swap file could cause this error.If there is a problem with the hard drive, use this method 'Testing a Hard Disk from the BIOS' to test your hard drive. If for some reason it does come back with a failure, please let me know the exact failure code.I have also included a few standard troubleshooting documents for you to go through, to ensure all the basics have been done.'Computer Locks Up or Freezes in Windows 8''Improving System Performance without Adding Memory (Windows 8)''Windows 8 keeps slows down to 100% disk usage and hangs.'.Looking forward to working with you.

I worked on behalf of HP

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Hi all -
Just finished setting up this brand new PC and I would like to make a recovery disk set for it. Trouble is, everytime I begin to make the disk set (to DVD) I get this error, and it stops the whole process. Anybody have a clue on the fix for this?

Thanx in advance


A:Backup error 0x8007001b on brand new Pavilion 20

Welcome to EightForums.

If you are using the HP/Compaq Recovery Media Creator app, call HP for a free set of DVD's
You can Order HP Recovery Disks from here:
Country-Language Selector | HP? Support

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Plz anybody help yesterday i my dad gifted me a pavilion x2 windows 10 at morning it was working properly but after i had breakfast and tried to power it up the screen was on but it was blank only i can see my cursor plz help

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I recently downloaded the latest Realtek HD Audio Manager and it has made my speakers hiss, I've tried every setting variation possible and I've also tried to roll back to the previous driver but it appears there is not one

I've fiddled around with the jacks but there is not much I can do, I've also tried the speakers coming straight out of my iPod and they work fine...

Any ideas would be appreciated

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Hello all, I've a problem with my new HP Pavilion 15-bj000nh notebook, purchased few days ago.The wi-fi connection is too weak, if I keep the PC one meter far from router I get only 3-4 bars of 5 in the connection properties and if I go just 10 meters and a pair of rooms far I get 1-2 bars of 5 and frequent disconnections. Also the speed degrades I see, and close to the router too is not at maximum.Otherwise, my old HP 6735s notebook with Windows 7, had never problems in the same position (10 m) and keep 3-4 bars without disconnections. I verified the strength of wi-fi router with cell phone too (no problem), I already tried all the solutions suggested by the HP support assistant on PC and on the HP support site too, but without any results... I upgreaded the software of the Broadcom card (802.11n). IT helped a bit, but even with the newest software, my laptop has the connectivity problems. I cannot believe that a new NB can have a so weak connection... I have no other ideas different from an HW fault...Thanks for your help.

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A:Very weak wifi on brand new Pavilion 15 bj000nh

No wireless card will work well with only a single antenna, and a dual band (2.4 and 5 ghz) will not work at all on one antenna... An antenna lead can be added but it takes almost complete disassembly. I doubt the Service Center would do it. I wish there were something I could tell you. A usb wireless dongle is actually your best option. 15 bucks on amazon.com and you will have good reception at the cost of losing access to one usb port. 

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Problem 1:  On normal shutdown, at frequent intervals, the screen will go black but the power button stays lit until I manually intervene and hold down the power button Problem 2;  Frequently, after I have shut down computer normally (without depressing power button) when I reboot computer, the system restarts very quickly and apparently normally, but I cannot open any applications.   Problem 2, observation 1:  when I restart from this condition, the system boots up extremely slowly; however, once it has rebooted, everything works well. Problem 2, observation 2:  I have noticed that when this problem does occur it is always predicatable by looking at the start-up tray:  several icons for programs that are normally there, are missing.  When I restart and things work well, the icons are there. I have contacted HP support, and have had several conversations and chats with very nice people, but they have not been able to tell me what might be causing this or to offer any solution except two recommentdations:  Take the computer back to where I bought it and do a complete and total restore using recovery discs.  I am reluctant to do either because without knowing what is happening, I have no guarantee it won't happen after a recovery operation or with a new computer.  

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Hello!So I bought the HP Pavilion x360, model number m3-u003xd, a few days ago and it just got shipped to my house. Right out of the box it has not been able to keep a stable WiFi connection to my home router. Sometimes it won't even be able to connect and when it does it constantly fluctuates on strength and after a few minutes it will just disconnect.Please help!

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I unboxed a new HP Pavilion x360 today and it refuses to connect to either of my wifi networks. It can see the SSIDs of the networks (both 2.4 and 5 GHz) in the wifi network list, but the laptop fails to connect to any of them. I have two wireless networks (both running on Netgear equipment), both of which have been working without a problem for several years. Each network has multiple laptops and phones connected at any given time. The main wifi unit is acting as a DHCP server for the network, and the second wifi unit is simply there to extend range, so most of its features are turned off and it's just running in Wireless AP mode. Both wifi points are using WPA2-PSK [AES] for their pass phrase. To rule out any authentication issues, I tried turning off access control and set the networks to 'open' (no password), but still no luck connecting. Meanwhile, I can sucessfully connect to both networks with my phone and various other laptops (eg an older HP Pavilion and a Microsoft Surface Pro 2) Every connection attempt gives the message "Verifying and connecting ...." and after 30 seconds or so, it says "Cannot connect to this network" I even tried re-enabling WPS so I could use the "push button to connect" feature on the wifi station. As soon as I pushed the button, the laptop recognised the WPS connection attempt, but after a few seconds it failed, and gave a message saying WPS had failed and I would have to manually type in the pass phrase. I'm pre... Read more

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This is a brand new computer with AMD A9-9410 RADEON R5, 5 COMPUTE CORES 2C+3G  and only 2 weeks old with hardly any data.  Trying to surf the interent is so frustrating as it is very slow.  I didn't have this problem with my previous computers.  Any ideas please?

A:brand new pavilion desktop windows 10 runs slow

See the folllowing topic. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/My-Computer-is-running-slow/m-p/5...

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Why does my brand new Pavilion x360 11.6" laptop keep freezing?  Seems to happen whilst using the Touch Screen.  I have to press the power button down for approx 6 seconds to get it back.  Previously ctrl Alt del did work briefly but not now.  Brand new Xmas present but only opened box and set it up 2 days ago.Really desperate for some help.  If it is persists will send back to the shop and get a refund and never buy HP again. . Thank you. 

A:Brand new Pavilion x360 11.6" laptop - Touch Screen Keeps FR...

Hi @paddy1512 , Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have read about your HP Pavilion x360 Notebook and getting freezing on the Touchscreen. Try performing a hard reset.  When performing a hard reset please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices.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. If something needs to be updated this could cause freezing. If these do 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.Thanks.

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My HP Pavilion laptop is not completely frozen. My touchpad works, as do some of the function keys like mute and light/darken screen, plus the up arrow so I can see the background desktop (lock screen?) with pretty picture, time, date and battery status.

The problem is the "Sign in" and the power/restart/shut down/hibernate, etc option thing are "darkened," you know that thing the computer does when things are not available, when features/menu items are not current options.

It's like my laptop is stuck in shut down, but won't actually shut down or restart. And as a computer is shutting down you lose features and can't do much if anything with it. This has happened a couple times before during updates. Both times I unplugged it, waited for the power to drain, plugged it back in and it started as normal no problem.
No such luck this time.

I have heard of similar problems in support forums, but most of that was upgrading from 8 to 10 so I doubt they can help me.

I have an HP Pavilion 5th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor with Windows 10 Home 8GB memory. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:My brand new HP Pavilion laptop is stuck on the login screen

What is the actual model of you HP laptop? In the meantime.....try this......power off laptop, unplug AC power cord, then pull out the battery for 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes.....connect the AC power cord and power on " WITH OUT" the battery , now power on and lets see what happens.

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My HP Pavilion laptop is not completely frozen. My touchpad works, as do some of the function keys like mute and light/darken screen, plus the up arrow so I can see the background desktop (lock screen?) with pretty picture, time, date and battery status.

The problem is the "Sign in" and the power/restart/shut down/hibernate, etc option thing are "darkened," you know that thing the computer does when things are not available, when features/menu items are not current options.

It's like my laptop is stuck in shut down, but won't actually shut down or restart. And as a computer is shutting down you lose features and can't do much if anything with it. This has happened a couple times before during updates. Both times I unplugged it, waited for the power to drain, plugged it back in and it started as normal no problem.
No such luck this time.

I have heard of similar problems in support forums, but most of that was upgrading from 8 to 10 so I doubt they can help me.

I have an HP Pavilion 5th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor with Windows 10 Home 8GB memory. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:My brand new HP Pavilion laptop is stuck on the login screen

holding down the power button for 20 seconds until it switched off worked. it just restarted like normal.

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i just bought my pavilion laptop yesterday to replace my hp pavilion envy dv6 and the audio quality is very poor on my new laptop. its very tinny and noticabely lower quality than i had before. The audio settings also only account for one studio quality Hz setting, which does not offer me te ability to change it as other have been suggested to, i have downloaded the latest drivers and am very unsatisfied with the speaker quality. its hard to enjoy anything im watching or listening to as account of them. help would be appreciated, thank you.

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My HP Pavilion laptop is not completely frozen. My touchpad works, as do some of the function keys like mute and light/darken screen, plus the up arrow so I can see the background desktop (lock screen?) with pretty picture, time, date and battery status. The problem is the "Sign in" and the power/restart/shut down/hibernate, etc option thing are "darkened," you know that thing the computer does when things are not available, when features/menu items are not current options.It's like my laptop is stuck in shut down, but won't actually shut down or restart. And as a computer is shutting down you lose features and can't do much if anything with it. This has happened a couple times before during updates. Both times I unplugged it, waited for the power to drain, plugged it back in and it started as normal no problem.No such luck this time. I have heard of similar problems in support forums, but most of that was upgrading from 8 to 10 so I doubt they can help me.I have an HP Pavilion 5th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor with Windows 10 Home 8GB memory. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks

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I recently received a brand-new HP Pavilion 10-e010nr laptop for Christmas. I went through the setup process and it went smoothly. I quickly noticed that the computer was slow, even before installing anything, but thought nothing of it at first, until a day or two later; then it got annoying. I did a bit of research and saw that if you selected "Express setup" you might have a slow laptop in your hands whereas "Custom setup" would allow you to disable unneeded background process and have a faster, well-running PC. I have also noticed an almost-constant high CPU usage and certain IE add-on blockage due to the add-ons "not being compatible w/ IE's enhanced security features." I have never experienced this before and I'm very confused on what to do.
Some friends of mine suggest a fresh install of Windows, while others say they aren't sure if a fresh install will work, some say to return the PC, and others just have no clue on what's happening.

Any future help is appreciated!

A:Brand-new HP Pavilion 10-e010nr laptop is incredibly slow

Well, since it is new, I would suggest reinstalling and do the custom setup as you mentioned. Being new there would be no data issues unless of course you have copied data from another computer already. Or, you can start cleaning the "HP Crapware" from the computer by uninstalling everything that you don't need. OR, take it back since it is new and try another one. Anyway, my 2 cents.

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Hi everyone.

Yesterday, I purchased a brand new HP Pavilion Sleek laptop. This morning, I turned it on for the first time, set it up, and synchronized my accounts as i was prompted. It was OK till then. I then opened up Internet explorer, went to Google chrome, and saw an option there to "add google to the desktop". upon clicking it, I found that chrome was in fact compatible with windows 8 and could be installed at once. So i installed it. Now, i started up chrome, and barely typed in my first search string before the computer BSOD-ed. It gave the following error:
So, I went and looked that up, quite worried since the computer is brand new and was only operating for an hour before the error. No other apps or programs had been installed. No external drive of any sort had been connected. The device was not connected to a homegroup. So i searched and found a diagnostic program that yielded the following results when i scanned the minidump file.
Attachment 23129
You can see three dump files, since it has crashed three times today. The only program installed the entire day is Google Chrome, nothing else whatsoever has been changed. The problematic files shown appear to be ntoskrnl.exe and netr28x.sys. If anyone can help me, i would greatly appreciate it. I have attached a zip file from SF viewer below. Thanks!

A:Brand new day-old HP Pavilion sleek BSODs, 3 times today.

With a "day old" computer and problems, I would take it back and get a replacement.

It may just be a bad load and a complete reinstall back to the factory image will take care of it. On the other hand it may be more and there is no good reason to fight a new PC that has problems.

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I just bought a new Hp pavilion laptop all in one laptop/tablet that runs windows 8. It was working perfectly fine until now. The laptop starts up fine, the hp logo is displayed and the login screen appears. After I enter the password, it begins to loads but then just becomes a black screen. My cursor is visible but nothing else happens. I've restarted the laptop multiple times. Please help. Thank you.


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A:Brand new Hp pavilion touchsmart shows black screen after lo...

Hello everyone, Please use F11, press it straight after booting the unit. Press it several times to make sure you gain access to the recovery manager. Then, when you are there, select the Language on the first screen and then "Troubleshooting". Then select advanced options. In this menu select system restore, to return your system to a date prior to the issue started. In case you don't have any restore points, on the "Troubleshooting" menu, select "System Refresh", it reinstalls the system without deleting your personal data. In case you can boot in safe mode, try to look for a program called "SearchProtect" and if you find it, try to uninstall it. Let me know the outcome of the above suggestions. THanks,

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I already tried contacting technical support, but I didn't get much help there, so maybe someone here can help. I have a brand new HP Pavilion g7-2270us laptop, and it makes an annoying click sound inside of it.  On average, I would say it makes this sound every 20 -30 seconds, but some times it does it more often or more spaced out.  It's just one click at a time, but it's irritating nonetheless.  I can't tell where it's coming from (sounds like the left side possibly), but I know it's not coming from the speakers and it's not from the disc drive (that makes a different sound). This is the second laptop of this model that I've had because the first one made this same noise.  I thought that returning it and getting a replacement would solve the problem, but this laptop is doing the same thing. Any ideas what this could be and what I could do to fix it?  Or is this a normal sound that I just need to get used to?

A:Brand new Pavilion g7 laptop making annoying click sound

So can anyone help me or not?  I am already disappointed that when I contacted HP's "Technical Assistance", it was basically useless and was no help at all.  This is my first experience using HP, and after 2 HP laptops in a row making this noise and not getting any help to help me figure out what this noise is or how to stop it, I'm about ready to send this laptop back too and try another brand.

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Hello !

I recently bought (about a week back) brand new HP Pavilion DV6-6159TX. But, the problem I am having is BSOD. I have run the HP Diagnostic Tools from BIOS, ran every memory, Hard disk test and all with NO errors what so ever. But still I am getting BSODs. The most recent one was a BSOD with this error (please note that everytime the Technical Information in the error is different to the previous one except STOP 4E):

" A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

if this is the first time you have seen this stop error screen, restart your pc. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:
Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask ur hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates u myt need.
If probs continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If u need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart ur pc, press f8 to select advanced startup options, and then select safe mode.
Technical information:
* STOP: 0x0000004E (0x0000000000000099, 0x0000000000153D72, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000153D32)

collecting data for crash dump...
Initializing disk for crash dump...
Beginning dump of physical memory.
Dumping physical memory to disk: 100 "

Please help !!!

A:[SOLVED] 4 times BSOD till now in a week (Brand new HP Pavilion DV6)

PFN_LIST_CORRUPT is usually driver related.

Using driver verifier may very well fix your problem.
Using Driver Verifier to identify issues with Windows drivers for advanced users

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Dream Machine, bad brand? good brand?

What is your Dream Machine? I mean spec... but realistic example not a time machine and what component brand you have bad experience with and what brand you very worship?

heres my Dream Spec:
- AMD Athlon64 FX-74 quad-core
- dual 300gb internal hdd, 15,000rpm, 16mb cache
- Blue Ray burner
- 8gig Buffalo Firestix rams
- dual 2900XT 1gig version in crossfire mode
- E-Mu 1616M 16 channels sound card
- Physx card
- Killer Nic card
- Altec Lansing FX5051 89 watts 5.1 surround sound system
- 1000watt Antec TruePower Quattro psu
- Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit
- liquid cooling
- custom see through hard plastic glass case
- gigantic fan that cover each side of the case
- red lighting fancy neon colors
- every components all red color like ram, video card, mobo etc....
- Machine name: The Blood Demon

I chose amd processor cause so far I have no problem with amd cpu. I have bad experience with intel cpu's..... got celeron 466mhz and it auto reboot often and sometimes wont boot. got pentium3 1.10ghz on laptop and it is out of order for less than 3 years of purchase. got pentium4 3.0ghz 630 and going to folder full of pictures seems slower than my athlon64 3200+ winchester.

chose dual 300gb instead of one piece 1tb hdd is cause as i study theres no 1tb that has 15,000rpm so ill go with dual 300gb 15,000rpm, 16mb cache instead.

chose blu ray over hd dvd is... just felt like it.

chose buffalo firestix ram is ca... Read more

A:Dream Machine, bad brand? good brand?

That little lot wouldn't be any good without a mobo tho.

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I just unpacked my custom build and got it turned on.. went to try and get the internet working, and for the life of me.. i can't figure it out.
I don't even have a little wireless bar down in the right hand corner. when i try to connect to a network in network and sharing center, it wants me to plug in an ethernet cable. But i want wireless.. Also in the side panel of Network and sharing center, i don't even have the option for wireless.. i have Change adapter settings, and Change advanced sharing settings.

I try to set up a new connection or network and Connect to the internet, the only way it asks me to connect is by broadband(PPPoE). If i try set up a new network it asks me to choose the wireless router or access point i want to configure, might take up to 90 seconds for networks to appear.. but nothing pops up.
Anyone have any ideas?

A:Brand new computer, Brand new windows 7.. no wireless?

In Device Manager, Network Adapters, is your wireless shown?

If yes, is the driver installed? If no, is it enabled in BIOS?

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I just purchased a microsoft zune mp4 player (brown 30gb). I have loaded all my music (that's compatible) and my video files, and a few pictures. The 2nd day I was on a road trip and it ran out of battery that night, and I left it alone I had no computer access to charge it. The next morning I open the zune software to charge it (today), and I wanted to load a song onto it and it said error, no more space. How is this possible if I had 21 gigs left the last night and i only have 1200 songs, 10 pics, and 2-3 movies, 10 music videos. I looked online and also other people had the same problem, but it didn't show how to solve it. And the microsoft website just said the inbox should've been enlarged, and that didn't make any sense but I did it anyway, no results. I just spent 200 bucks on something I was pretty hyped about, now look where it put me, microsoft always lets me down from the x64OS, to MFSX, and to this.

Does anybody know what to do?

A:Brand new Zune, Brand new problem


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I have a Dell laptop. When comparing as new products and not taking into account that Dell wont warranty the product if I use a non-Dell battery, is there a big difference between brand name batteries and so-called generic replacement batteries? I mean, do the generic batteries last just as long as the genuine Dell batteries?

A:Brand name vs. non-brand name laptop batteries

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I just built my second computer. I bought all the parts I needed and went to work installing them in my new tower.

My specs are in my profile!

Problem is I am getting all these pixels on my screen. I don't know what it is but it only started after a day on my new machine. I did a bunch of updates and installed the driver that came with the Card but It is really bugging me that this brand new machine is messed up! I thought it was a temperature issue but its running at 37 C so its not the temp of the Card! What else could it be? I will install the newest driver and see if that changes anything and will post back with my results!

A:Brand New Machine with Brand New Problems

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The sound on my notebook works fine until I connect it via HDMI to an HP Pavilion 24xw monitor.  Then the audio disappears.  If I disconnect it, the audio comes back. I have tried going to the 'Sound' section of the control panel.  There are two options:Speakers Realtek High Definition Audio HP 24xwThe default is Speakers Realtek.  When I use the test facility my notebook plays the test sound.  I have updated to the latest version of the driver. Can someone help with why when plugging in the monitor the audio disappears from my notebook? Thank you so much!

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The laptop show bluetooth options to send files, but dont work 

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Dear everybody! I'm going to buy more 8GB Crucial ram for my laptop. Currently i have 4GB. So i will have 12GB ram total. So Could anyone give me some advices about this. Is it ok ? Is it compatible with my device ?  Thank you.  

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

@0xaddr? Memory Supports the following configurations: ? 12288 MB (8192 MB×1+ 4096 MB×1; not supported on computer models with a 32-bit operating system) Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04427554 REO

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Hi, I just bought 2 laptops today and wanted it to be in Windows 7 64 bit instead of Windows 10.May I know where to get the Winows 7 drivers?I had tried to search around but I couldn't get Win7 driver.Can you provide me? The laptops I just bought are:HP Pavilion 14-ab175TXHP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab161tx

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I have a Genuine Microsoft DVD for Windows 10. When I put the Bios in UEFI boot mode It does not boot from the DVD or if i use a USB bootable stick formatted using APT format. When I hit esc on boot and select the boot devices to boot from nothing is shown.  If  I let it just try to boot it give me a message that no bootable image on hard disk. It is a new hard.  When I put it in legacy support mode it will boot either the USB or the internal DVD, but I want to use UEFI and the new APT format for security. What device can you buy so this laptop  will boot something that is portable media on this bios ? It came with this format on the original hard drive with windows 7. Thanks,Buford HP Pavilion DV4-5113cl with INSYDE F39 bios from latest update

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a simple question......will a HP Pavilion 15-n034sa motherboard fit into a HP Pavilion 15-n083sa ?

help me obi-wan youre my only hope!!


A:will a HP Pavilion 15-n034sa motherboard fit into a HP Pavilion 15-n083sa ?

Actually that's a hard question, generally its not possible to install another motherboard, sometimes it is. In this case one is an AMD platform and the other is an Intel platform, there could be tons of differences in mounting holes, physical design, clearance, connectors, heat dissipation requirements, cooling systems, etc. Laptops are not like desktops that use more standardized designs.

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I would like to connect my HP Pav 23-1010t All in One Desktop to my HP Pav dm4 laptop.  For the purpose of switching between the two, using the HP Pav 23 video/monitor, keyboard and mouse to control what is on the laptop.  Will a KVM switch work?  Or some other swtich or cables?   

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My HP Pavilion 500-205t was destroyed by a lightning strike. The HD is o.k. I have purchased an HP Pavilion 500-490 because the specs were very close.  I  want to use my 205t HD. Both computers are Core i3-4130, have 1 TB 7200 SATA 6G 3.5 HDs, same OS (Windows 7 Pro 64). My question is:  can I swap them out, or do I need to get an external HD enclosure and copy the 205t to the 490? If I need the external HD enclosure, looks like aluminum would be best, but would like recommendation for one which would hold my HD.

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I need some opinions, I'm gonna get new hardware for my comp. Who do you think makes the best:

Hard Drive?
Video Card?

This is what I'm thinking of at the moment, some things I already have, but I'm not very name brand saavy.

RAM - 2 Kingston ValueRAM 184 Pin 256MB DDR PC-3200 - $70

Motherboard - ASUS "A7N8X-VM/400" nForce2 IGP Motherboard (MicroATX) - $80

Processor - AMD Athlon XP 2700+, 333MHz FSB, 256K Cache Processor - $110

Hard Drives - 2 40GB Seagate Barracudas (Already Have) - $90

Video Card - Rosewill ATI RADEON 9200SE Video Card, 64MB DDR, 64-bit, DVI/TV-Out, 8X AGP - $30
Onboard Video - Integrated GeForce4 MX GPU - $0
Need a reccomendation for the video please.

Sound - Not interested in a card. Onboard - Realtek ALC650 6-channel CODEC - $0

Case - CODEGEN Black/Silver Micro ATX Mid-Tower Case with Front Panel USB 2.0 ports w/codogen 300W PS - $20

Monitor - Samsung 17" Flatscreen (already have) - $130

Total Cost: (all from Newegg)
w/o vid card - $280
w/ vid card - $310
Total Cost for Whole Setup - $530

One big question I have is concerning the ValueRAM. Is it dependable? Also is getting a MicroATX mobo anything away from a traditional ATX? Any constructive criticism is welcome.


A:Best Brand

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First time poster here...

I will be booting up a brand new laptop tomorrow, on a wireless home network tomorrow. I would love your advice for AV's, spyware, and anything else that you might suggest for a good clean start on my new PC.



A:Brand New PC

dvk01 (moderator) has a good post on security. check that out.
General Security Information, How to tighten Security Settings and Warnings

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i want the best brand of 780 ti that has best performance i got a pny 780 ti but i asked the shop to exchange the brand so i need suggestion of a brand of 780 ti

A:which brand should i get of 780 ti?

Didn't you just buy a 7770? And why ask to change the brand if you only just bought one anyway?

Whatever, I'd ask for a Palit reference card. I have a Palit reference 780 and it's brilliant, Palit are a very good card manufacturer and the reference cooling on these cards is fantastic.

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Hi there, I am very very new to this, and trying to figure out why I keep getting an error message on start up telling me that there's a devise installer error for MEDIA - so I ran the Hijackthis, and this is what I got.
If you can see anything I would be very grateful if you could let me know,
thank you very much,
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 10:25:40, on 01/03/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOW... Read more

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