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2 days after updating bios notebook stop working totally

Q: 2 days after updating bios notebook stop working totally

actually i try to update all my drivers because i dont use my laptop from 6 months.I update every thing From hp website and i see updating bios so i updated the bios from windows as HP put in the website.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629Updating was right ,My notebook still working for 2 days. I was search on internet unpluged the notebook i let it working and get out from home 2 hours and back to find it stop totally. I pluged the charger the LED is working and charging battery but notebook not working.I remove the battery press on power button 1 minuts and more, plug it with battery and with out but not working. No fan sound Nothing turn on.Just LED is working and when i press power button its Blinks for 2 second but nothing happend.Is that Motherboard damaged or ic charging? And why damaged if every thing was right ?

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Preferred Solution: 2 days after updating bios notebook stop working totally

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Can I update bios on HP4530s notebook WIN7 64 bit orginally now has WIN10 64 bit installed? Can I upgrade bios to F.50 Rev. A?

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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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Hello All,

My problem is that my earbuds stop working after a few days of purchase.Initially the sound goes away in one of the buds and then it goes away from the other bud.This is the third time I'll have to replace the earbuds due to this problem.

I am using Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop with Vista Home Premium OS.

Please give me your valuable suggestions.
regards
 

A:Earbuds stop working after a few days

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I just had a most unpleasant experience with Windows 10, I would like to find out how to prevent it from happening in the future. I was in the middle of typing up a long album description in Picasa when Windows decided to just reboot to install updates. There was no option to postpone the update until I had finished typing. Admittedly I had previously deferred Win10 from updating (also because I was in the middle of doing something), but I think it's unacceptable to just quit and reboot itself without presenting the user with an option to cancel or do it later. Here is a screencap of my Windows update settings. Thank you.

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I updated my pc to windows 10 and since then the touchpad driver disappeared. Already tried to download a new driver but on the HP site there is only for the Windows 8. Even if im able to download for Windows 8 it still doesnt work.There is a driver that works on windows 10?Tks

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Dear Sir, after updating my bios version from F.39 Rev.A to F.40 Rev.A my wifi switched off by hardwarethe only way to enable it each time is to boot into live CD of ubuntu and enable it then boot into Win 10 (sometimes work sometimes not)wifi card: Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi AdapterOS: Windows 10 ProWindows Version: 10.0.14393 Build 14393Board ID: 2212 could you please be kind to help me  regards,  

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Hi Acer, Today I saw a driver update through acer center app so I also checked Bios update if any on acer US download website. I was previously on Bios V 1.09 "Fixes PXE ROM Issues" and then updated to V 1.10 "Supports Elan Touchpad" which was released two days ago. Now, after this bios update, my touchpad has stopped working completely. Please fixx this asap and let me know the resolution. I am using Acer Aspire R14 (R5-471T-71W2) model ThanksNilay 

A:Touchpad stopped working after updating Bios to ve...

Did you resovle touchpad problem? I was thinking of upgrading from 1.09 on my R5 471T but after reading your posting I decided to wait.

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Dear HP Care,         Please give me a solution for this vexing problem. I have updated the BIOS as per the suggestion and the intel chip driver also. After restart, the sound came for 3 seconds and after that no sound. I removed the realtek high definition audio driver and again installed. In spite of this, no sound is coming from the laptop.         If I use the wired headphone or bluetooth headphone it works. The integrated speaker is giving crackling sound.Please give me a long lasting solution. Regards,janakiraman

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Hi Acer, Today I saw a driver update through acer center app so I also checked Bios update if any on acer US download website. I was previously on Bios V 1.09 "Fixes PXE ROM Issues" and then updated to V 1.10 "Supports Elan Touchpad" which was released two days ago. Now, after this bios update, my touchpad has stopped working completely. Please fixx this asap and let me know the resolution. I am using Acer Aspire R14 (R5-471T-71W2) model ThanksNilay 

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Hi Acer, Today I saw a driver update through acer center app so I also checked Bios update if any on acer US download website. I was previously on Bios V 1.09 "Fixes PXE ROM Issues" and then updated to V 1.10 "Supports Elan Touchpad" which was released two days ago. Now, after this bios update, my touchpad has stopped working completely. Please fixx this asap and let me know the resolution. I am using Acer Aspire R14 (R5-471T-71W2) model ThanksNilay 

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My 3 year old Inspiron 7537 (Service tag: 56H5812) w/ Windows 8, which until this time had been 100% problem free recently would not turn on. I would press the power button and nothing would happen (even w/ AC adapter plugged in)- even the charging indicator would not turn on. This was the case even when I tried using a friend's charger. I left the system pluggged in for a few hours and it eventually began to charge and has since been turning on reliably w/ either battery or AC adapter power.
The bigger problem is that since this time the LCD does not display any image at any time- not even a very faint one. Interestingly enough, the HDMI output still works fine (currently typing this w/ the laptop plugged into my TV). Also, the touchscreen somehow continues to work flawlessly. I.e when the laptop is plugged into my TV if I touch center of the (blank/dark) laptop screen it shows up on the TV as that part of the screen being touched.
My immediate reaction to these issues was to check for updates. I performed all available Windows updates and then I logged onto the dell website and used System Detect and the "detect drivers" options to find appropriate drivers and updates for my machine. A BIOS update was identified (7537A14.exe, A14).
I have spent hours trying to update the BIOS but keep getting either an "ERROR: Unknown or invalid AC & DC power condition." This happens with the AC adapter plugged in (including when I use my friend's). It persis... Read more

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My notebook is around a year old and in good condition - a few days ago the keyboard completely stopped working. I went through a lot of fixes and troubleshooting, and some of the symptoms really don't match what i am seeing online. For starters, the majority of the time it will not accept an external (USB) keyboard. Also, in order to be able to enter my password with a USB keyboard i have to boot the computer whilst holding Shift and Enter. Now the keyboard is being extremely temperemental, it isn't useable. Certain keys will occasionally work but not correctly, for example the 'T' key will operate TAB. So far i have done a full system restore, i have removed the battery and held the power button for around a minute, i have updated the keyboard driver and reinstalled it. I've been trying these things in different orders for the past 2 days and i'm not making any progress. The computer hasn't been in contact with any moisture, it hasn't been dropped.  The next step i am considering is updating the BIOS - i have no knowledge of this and wondered if this was an appropriate thing to do? Thanks for reading! 

A:Notebook Keyboard not working - Bios Update?

Rturner9314 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!You don't say what Model laptop you have, but my guess is that it did NOT come with Win10 preinstalled.  Is that right? And if so, did it come with Win7 preinstalled or Win8x? Asking because MS recently pushed out their Anniversary Update and, as evidenced by LOTS of postings on the Win10 community forum, and here, that has been causing serious problems with folks whose Upgraded PCs worked fine with the older versions of Win10 (i.e., 10240, 10587) but not with this new version (14393).We can proceed once you provide the answers. And NO, a BIOS update is NOT going to address this problem; plus, unless you have a very new PC, there is no BIOS update available for it.Thanks

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Hallo, by a new x360 15-ap004ng I don't regsiter mothers name and so on, because I only the administrator and not the user. But the right BIOS-password don't give access. The serial-number display after tree retreys is 5CD63060RK. Can somone help me? With regardsthe out-placed-man 

A:BIOS administrator password on new notebook not working

Please try -  qetgf1g1bs If the above Password doesnt work then follow the below steps: Please enter the incorrect password 3 times and reply to this post with an error code or the halt code, so I can reset the password for you Or Please click on the below shown link to reset the password by yourself using the error code or the halt codehttp://bios-pw.org/ Steps to be followed after you reset the password:Use the unlock code posted above to enter the BIOSDisable all passwords that are enabledIf asked for current password - type the unlock codeFor new password, just press ENTER keyRepeat the same for verify password column.Then leave the BIOS by saving & exit option to save the changes. Troubleshooting Steps:Incase if the Password doesn?t work please try a Hard Reset as follows.Shut down the notebookUnplug the AC Adapter and then remove the batteryHold  down the Power button for 30 secondsPlug in the Power/AC Adapter (Leave the battery out for the moment) & Start the NotebookIf you now see a password box, Please type the same Password I shared before and press enter  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hello,I've been trying to reach you guys on twitter, facebook and no one replied. My laptop suddenly shut off yesterday after the sound system started not to work, later on, I tried turning the computer on with results of the display was not showing anything as the on button and keyboard light button indicates that it is on, so, I went online to check on all sorts of reboots and try them on, I stumbled across the BIOS reboot and it worked, but, now all it does is that it kept on repeating the same thing at the first stage of rebooting whenever I turn on my computer. I thought that I should leave it for couple hours if it'd work, but all it does was looping the process again and again.Can anyone please just fix this problem? ASAP? This is my only computer for uni and it's starting soon.Thanks,Jessica.

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Hello all this is my first post so im not sure if its at the correct spot or not apologizing in advance i was having trouble with some of my games searched internet and stufff only made it worse ofcourse but then i looked at the bios at video settings and went from auto to something else now when i start up my pc the pc will start but my monitor will say its going to sleep mode it will stay black after that everything i tried failed please help would rlly appreciate it alot thanks for taking your time

A:My bios made my monitor stop working

rubenst,
 
          A lot more information will be needed:
 
                          Machine Make & Model
                          Operating System (even though BIOS comes ahead of that, it can be useful)
                          BIOS version you had before and the one you attempted to upgrade to
                          Source for the BIOS file you used to upgrade
 
This will also belong on another forum, but having the above might help to decide which one.

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Hi there,

I uninstalled Intel Smart Connect Technology after experiencing a BSOD that seemed to be caused by a related driver. When the uninstallation tool asked if I wanted to restart now/later, I chose to restart now, which was followed by another BSOD.

Now I can boot into Windows just fine but neither my mouse or my keyboard are working. They work in the BIOS but as soon as Windows is loaded, they stop functioning. I've tried resetting my CMOS but this did not solve the problem. I've also checked that they are enabled in the BIOS.

I would try a system restore but Windows 8 doesn't seem to allow me to boot into repair mode without actually going into Windows first, but I can't do it from Windows because of my malfunctioning peripherals.

I can't use the Windows 8 installation disc to repair because as soon as the message that says "Press any key to continue" comes up, my keyboard stops working. However, it seems I can force the PC to boot from the CD which after a bit of a wait gets me to the Windows installation screen, with my only option being to completely reinstall Windows.

I'd like to avoid that if possible. Does anyone have alternate solutions?

Edit: Obviously I cannot post the minidump files so I'm sorry for not following the posting rules to the letter :S
Edit2: I am able to enter Windows Repair Mode with the Installation disc, but there is no option for Safe Mode and when I attempt to System Restore, I get this error message: "To use System Res... Read more

A:Keyboard/Mouse Stop Working After BSOD only in BIOS

Sorry for the delay in responding. There just aren't that many people who do BSOD analysis, so at times we get a bit overwhelmed!

Try starting the system and then shutting it down by using the power button to turn it off.
Try it 3 times and see if that will allow you to get into the repair options.at

What happens when you reboot and look for the option to select an operating systems?
What other options do you have for the repair/restore/reset/refresh?

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This morning HP Support Assistant offered 4 updates.I updated the Notebook System BIOS (Softpaq number: SP73290 Version F.21Ap1) and the HDMI port for the second display stopped working.When I tried to update the NVIDIA High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver (Softpaq number: SP72727 Version: 10.18.13.5384Ap15) that installation failed. Please help me restore the HDMI port. 

A:Update to BIOS caused HDMI Port to stop working

Hi @DougMin?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP ENVY 15-ae109na Notebook and  issues with updates. You can do a system restore. System restore will help if something automatically updated and did not go well on the Notebook. When performing a System restore please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices as they can cause issues.You could  try using the Windows Update Troubleshooting tool to fix any updates that have not come through for Windows.  Please restart the Notebook twice to make sure all update have been completed!Please let me know how this goes.You can say thanks for trying to help by clicking the Thumbs Up below!.Thanks.

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I have the same problems. Today I updated the Bios of my HP probook 650 G1 to version 1.39 from 1.36
After that my DisplayPort is not working anymore. The external VGA port is working fine.
There is no way to downgrade again. Error message at the end of that downgrading process tells me the digital signature is not valid or the image is damaged. So please HP, fix this problem in 1.39 for all users.
 
Regards, Marco

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Hello this is crazykilla

Im having a problem with my pc, i tried installing windows 8 and when installer reached 100% the computer reatarted, as soon as my pc started up (also taking a unussualy large ammount of time to start) it says:

PNY GeForce GTS 450 PCIe 2.0
Version Blah Blah Blah Blah
Copyright (C) 1996-2010 NVIDIA Corp.

After that, screen goes balck and about 10 seconds later i get:

Asmedia 106x SATA Controller Ver 0.93.1 AHCI Mode
Copyright (C) Asmedia Technologies, Inc. All rights resereved.
S.M.A.R.T. Supported
Using PCIe Gen 2
SATA PM 0 Port 0 WDC (then some random codes)
Press any key to exit...
(no matter if i press any key the below happens)

Then screen goes black, around 20 secs later i get this F***ING MESSAGE:

iROG-1 Is updating
Please do not reset the system to prevent damage to system bootup
0% complete

IT LITERRY TAKES 20 Hours to get to 100%, after that It starts ALL OVER AGAIN,

That explains what happens, my question is how do i start windows and stuff without having my motherboard (rampage iv extreme) not update or atleast make it finish the update

Note: In this whole process pressing f8 and Del doesnt open BIOS or the option to choose safe mode and stuff.

A:Motherboard has been updating for 2 days

got it working, the rampage iv extreme board has a reset button on next to the ports, (left side of the board), it resets the settings...

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i have tried everything, taking out everything except the graphics card, 1 stick of ram and the cpu but i cant get the mouse and keyboard to work on the welcome screen. my computer has the following specs:

250 GB hard drive
ATI Radeon 9500 series graphic card
1024 MB Ram
packard bell

please can anyone give me some advice on how to fix this as i dopnt want to take it to a professional and pay for it to be fixed!!!
 

A:HELP, mouse and keyboard work fine in bios but stop working at the welcome screen!!

What does your manual for your as yet unidentified motherboard say about enabling USB ports in the Bios?
 

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I have downloaded the bois from the lenovo official site. But when I am updating its show the error message not for this notebook . I have lenovo g500s laptop .other people also facing same issue for the same laptop .please help ...Thanks in advance...











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A:Lenovo g500s bios updating problem. While updating...

Pan761,
 
The correct version of BIOS update has been just released - BIOS Update for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
 
Now there should be no problems with it's  installation.
 
Regards,

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HELLO HP TEAM  I HAVE A HP NOTEBOOK,MODEL NO: 1000.FROM FEW DAYS MY LAPTOP NOT WORKING,IT WAS TOTALLY FREEZ ON DEKSTOP AFTER LOADING THE WINDOWS SCREEN AND KEYBOARD ,TOUCHPAD/MOUSE ARE ALSO NOT WORKING. I HAVE ALSO TRIED DEFAULT BIOS SETUP,MEMORY CHECK,HARD DISK CHECK. I ALSO ADD EXTERNAL MOUSE AND KEYBOARD BUT RESULT IS ZERO. I CANT DO ANYTHING SO PLEASE HELP ME 

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I have been having BSOD problems again. I just had a problem resolved yesterday but it seems to not go away seeing that this is a another problem...Please help!

Windows 7 64-Bit
Full Retail Version

A:Another BSOD in 2 days while updating SC2,error 0x0000003B

Update: NDIS Miniport Driver for Atheros
And also update your other drivers as you have outdated drivers from 2007 etc.,
Gianni

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I bught HP Note Book new - 4 days old. When I opened it and connected it I was asked to give my name and email address.  Which I did. Next screen showing my name asking me for pass word. I don't understand what password. I phoned HP Technical support after India, Phillipine and last person told me the password is set up by Windows 10. This person asked me to pay $49.99 as he has to reprocess my system. He told me that I was asked to reprocess when called second person I refused to do so. Since I don't understand what he talking. I hanged up try again then talked to last person who told the story about Windows 10 insert the password. He told me that I should have called called technical support first time when I had open the box and they would have guide me.  I am not new to computers since I have used Dell & HP Desktops for last over 15 years. I don't understand why he was telling me that Windows 10 installed the password.  This is new for me. Now he want me to pay $49.99 to help me as my issue is of software related.  I need help now. Why should I pay $49.99. Whereby the new HP Notebook cost me $400 + Tax. If you need more info then please let me know. I will greatly apprciate if someone on this forum can give me guidence how to solve this issue. Can I complain to HP head office in Canada? Thank You,Kanti

A:New HP Notebook few days old

So what is happening now when you try to turn it on? Can you log in? Did you ever supply a password? 

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Gentlemen/ Ladies: 
 
As noted in the topic title, When MS will totally stop all updates and support for Vista ? 
 
Thank you all

A:Vista--when Microsoft will totally stop all update & support??

This page gives a nice overview and explanation about the support M$ will give to the different OS's.
So for Vista SP2 Mainstream support ended on April 10, 2012 and Extended support will end on April 11, 2017.
 
Hope this helps! 

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Gentlemen/ Ladies: 
 
As noted in the topic title, When MS will totally stop all updates and support for Vista ? 
 
Thank you all

A:Vista--when Microsoft will totally stop all update & support??

This page gives a nice overview and explanation about the support M$ will give to the different OS's.
So for Vista SP2 Mainstream support ended on April 10, 2012 and Extended support will end on April 11, 2017.
 
Hope this helps! 

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I have a HP 655 notebook that reboots every couple of days on it own. Running windows 7 pro. 8gb ram 1600 mhz. 1.7 processor. Has high cpu usage. scanned for viruses and malware has none. I have taken the msconfig down to about nothing.  The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800bc27010, 0xfffff88003f849e0, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000000d). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 082916-27955-01. The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800bb564e0, 0xfffff880045049e0, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000000d). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 083116-26254-01. The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa8009e881d0, 0xfffff88003e079e0, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000000d). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 082416-25116-01. I need some help in figuring out why is it crashing.Thanks, 

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We bought a new HP Stream Notebook for our daughter.After using it for several days,the screen will not display anything.The screen stays black.We used the steps for the recovery several times ,but to no avail.We are trying to get an actual human to respond to us to see what can be done about this.

A:New notebook and after several days of use,the screen remain...

@mad-mama Welcome to the HP Community Forum - we are a community of HP enthusiasts! The notebook is covered by (at the least) the standard hardware warranty -- the details of which might differ depending on where you are located (region of the world). Contact HP Technical Support. Depending on where you are located, fill in the case submission form (and then receive contact options and information) -- or call the number listed for your country. When you contact HP:  Include your computer's Product Number (see instuctions below on how to find) -- and if possible, include your Serial Number (do NOT post that information here on the public forum). Once you have completed the case submission - or called direct in your locale - you can speak / connect with an actual support technician who can help you. HP Contact Information ? Sales, Technical Support, other Contacts  USA / CanadaFill in form (and explain issue / provide information) to receive Case Number and Contact InformationContact HP ? USA - Assistance HP Contact Information - Including UKHP Tech support/ Customer Service ? Some English-Speaking Countries HP World-Wide Support Help to find Product Number: Identify my Notebook Model Warranty CheckHP Customer Support - Product Warranty Check HP Limited Warranty Statement (General Information)HP Worldwide Limited Warranty and Technical Support Optional Coverage Plans:Enter your ... Read more

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Hi guys,


This is gonna be a long story, so sorry in advance. I bought 2 Alienware Aurora R4 PC's on sale 2nd hand. They were bought but never used by a company I have connections to, so it's not the newest one, but 2-3 years ago. I also got a spare R4 from them, because that one doesn't work so I used it for spare parts. I have 3 R4 in total and 2 of them work. I sold one to my friend and he has been using it for over a year now, but he started to get a lot of blue screens lately. With different error codes.
These are the codes he is getting:
STOP 50/0A/D1/3B/FC/1A (kk pc - Album on Imgur)

Things I've tried:
Swapping video card and RAM with the spare R4 (What are the chances all components are faulty)
Used Advanced Systemcare to clean it (new to this program)
A friends is saying the motherboard should be faulty because the errors are all over the place. Can you guys help me and see if this is the case, maybe have me run tests to see if it's faulty.

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My HP Envy was purchased in May 2016 (by my employer) and has been problematic from the start. I constantly check for updates and always run them when available. When I run multiple programmes (Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Reader, Skype) it is likely that my computer will freeze as some point. This freezing used to resolve itself, so I could go back to work. I would see the classic spinning cursor, leave it alone for a minute or two, and then things would right themselves. However, for the last month the freezing has become very different. Instead of the familiar spinning cursor, the computer now simply freezes, and I can only use my computer if I force shut down. Every time I do this I've lost about 20-30 minutes worth of work. This has also happened a few times while I've been on Skype calls with colleagues - suddenly they are cut off. Has anyone else had this happen? What can I do? 

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Hi. I have a dell inspiron laptop. My problem starts when i tried to update my bios from a07 to a15. While the update is running my laptop screen suddenly turned blank but my laptop is still on. What should i do?

A:Bios update fail. Blank screen while updating bios

Please check and see if you can get into BIOS. By the way list Dell model number and version of window. Ex: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
1. Power off computer
2. Power on computer, quickly start tapping F2 key continuously. Hopefully, you'll be able to see BIOS screen.

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AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS?

how do you do this?

thanks a lot
 

A:AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS/flashing BIOS?

Flash a BIOS?
You need to download the update from the motherboard manufacturer. Then follow the directions in the readme file that usually comes with it.
 

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hi there, i am fixing a friends old computer and the hdd was stuffed so i got a new maxtor diamondmax 9 for it. although once installing it i found out that it would only run in udma2 mode (checked it in another computer and it ran at full udma6)
so i suspect that the current bios cannot support udma5 or 6, so i am looking for a bios upgrade for it.
the bios string is 6A69RPRDC-00, the number on the actual motherboard is 35-C960-00-05
thanks for any help, i am really hoping i can make this board work at udma5 at least and not have to settle for udma2.
thanks again
-Moltenz

ps. i just found this
AM-960
04/19/2001-i815-ITE87X2-6A69RPRDC-00 ITE87X2 + Winbond-W39A
at http://www.plasma-online.de/english/identify/serial/mainboard/mb_aristo.html
if that is any help.
 

A:help with updating bios. cannot find bios upgrade - 6A69RPRDC-00

WOW..............

Old Machines.....(just like me... but can still perform to the max lol)

I your Bios has the option of udma up to 6 then generally the bios supports the Mode! and your problem is that the HDD does not support the mode (cant remember if you said it does).

You are probably using wrong criteria for bios upgrade search.
Try WWW.driverguide,com

You Need the MB's Manufacturers Name or at least the MB Chipset and bios Manufacturers Name as well. go to the Computers muanufacturers website (you probably done that already) and search model.

otherwise Download a System info utility from Tech Spot, I use SiSoft Sandra or AIDA32.. (sandra might cause bluescreen on older machines).. Aida problably will have link direct to bios update site. hope this was of some help
 

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Hello.I need to update BIOS on my notebooks.I used my second computer to creat  a BIOS recovery drive on my USB.I used this way:Recovering the notebook BIOS using an external storage devicehttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833 I download recommended version:sp62234.exeAfter step "5. In the Location to Save Files window, click Change."The HP System BIOS Update Utility DOSENT opens and i have 2 errors: 1.IHISI: Get support mode fail in SMI!  2. BIOS did not support InsydeFlash!  Please help me.

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After successfully updating my BIOS with the latest from HP I completely borked the BIOS by fiddling around with the settings. Push 'power on' 6 long beeps no video. Then a thought came back from the dim recesses of my mind from the dawn of time...that is about 5 years ago. I carefully(!) pulled the side cover of the machine and extra carefully removed the CMOS Battery (CR2032) and let it sit for 5 minutes. Reassemble, power on, successful boot. Remember this trick so you can tell your great-grandchildren...no wait they'll be quantum computing by telepathy...hmm.

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MY notebook hasn't updated windows/or anthing else thru HP support Assistant for several months. Always says there are no updates! Don't know what happened!! I don't use this very often other than pay bills otherwise I use a tablet for most everthing else.

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Hello everyone,

I have a Toshiba Satellie P750 (less than a year old) running Windows 7 Home Premium.

I've been struggling to fix my computer for 3 days and have no idea what caused the problem.

Here is the most recent issue:

My computer (finally) gave me the Repair Computer option after pressing F8 (presumably from my DVD-RW).

1. Startup Repair found no problems.
2. Computer still says it contains no restore points.
3. Ran the memory check--no issues found. However, after it was done and I logged in, it came up with a blue screen and a new error code:

STOP: c0000135 The program can't start because %hs is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

I was just trying to restore my computer from my WD Passport, but it doesn't show up as an option when I plug it into the USB port to find a system image from an external drive.

(My Passport did back up a ton of data--I don't have enough know-how to understand if I can use it to restore in this way.)

Please advise me how to proceed! I really appreciate the help.

Lauren

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Day 2:

Previous Issues, Attempted Solutions, and Important Info:

Windows 7 would not start/run normally. I'm not sure how to repair / restore it or which one I should do.

1. Windows 7 will permit me to login normally. However, after login, I can only see a blank, black screen with a normal-size cursor. No task bar, no de... Read more

A:Windows 7 Error--STOP: c0000135--Struggling for 3 days, help please!

run the dos diagnostic tool on the hard drive

http://storage.toshiba.com/storage-services-support/warranty-support/software-utilities
 

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Should I update the 9300M GS in my notebook? Nvidia does state to use OEM drivers first, but the newest drivers available are from Nvidia's website. Seeing as I don't play too many games, should I update the card along with DirectX or leave it?

A:Updating notebook drivers

If you don't play games just leave it, especially if notebook is working OK. That's my opinion.
Recently, I updated the ATI driver in my second lappy just to find out it doesn't work like it should and I have to roll everything back to the previous one.

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Hi,

Its been a while since I posted here, but here goes:

I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 notebook, it has a 1.6Ghz Pentium M Processor, 1Gig Ram. I would like to update the processor speed to 2 Ghz- how do I go about this? Is this even possible?

Thanks.
 

A:Updating notebook processor

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I have a Dell 7737 laptop and from time to time it develops a firmware glitch where random keys stop working for both BIOS Setup and Operating Systems. After such thing happens neither shutdown (Full shutdown / Fast Boot disabled) nor restart get the keyboard back to a normal state. At this point the only workarround is to disconnect the AC power cord and then either drain the battery or physically remove it.
This laptop's battery cover is not designed for daily removal and it is starting to get loose because of this BIOS bug.
I am running BIOS version A14 but this bug was present since I purchased the laptop with BIOS version A07. Sometimes I cannot even type my password because the random keys that stop working match those it uses.
Please Dell could you provide a BIOS hotfix for this annoying issue? 

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Turned off my hp envy notebook while it was updating and now it's dead. It will not start up at all and when I plugged it in still nothing, know light of any kind lights up. Please can you help?Thank you,Christy

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Every day now for over two weeks, my auto update advises me that the update is ready for Windows Genuine Advantage Notification (KB905474). I keep updating and it says I'm successful and then pops up again the next day.

It won't leave me alone.

The updates have always said 'successful'--never had an error message. And the update is listed in my programs. I tried downloading it directly from the site, and it still wants to install the same update. I tried another forum, and had no luck.

Can anyone help?
 

A:can't stop updating

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Needless to say I'm ready for a padded room. I think I know why I ca n't access the bios. I was trying to set up a virtual machine on my DELL xps 2710, and changed the bios in the following way: I disabled secure boot mode, and s elected ODD as first in boot order. HOWEVER, I DID NOT change legacy mode, which may have been set to NEVER, but I'm not sure. Is there any hope for me? I've done/tried every  thing I can possibly think of....I'm feeling like my PC is  a piece of garbage right about now. I so utterly depressed : (        As far as I can tell even getting a completely new mobo is not an option, because no one has any....please, any help appreciated.

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My main problem is I have a BD movie player that keeps reacting badly to windows updates.
Yes I turned it completely off and did not have it connected to the net but somehow it found 1 rouge update that when I had no choice but turn it off it installed it.
I have always hated updates but never has it caused me this much grief.

A:need to stop windows from updating

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Yes I turned it completely off and did not have it connected to the net ...


I'm sorry but I wasn't sure if you meant you turned Windows Updates off or if you turned off the BD movie player.

If you need to turn off Windows Updates you can select "Never check for updates (not recommended)" in Step 3 of this tutorial.

Windows Update Settings - Change

If I misunderstood you, my sincerest apologies.

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Hi!
My Computer Has Running A Lot Slow Lately,
Which Is Probably Caused By Too Many Things On The Hard Drive!
Either That Or Probably Viruses(Drive By Donwloads, Probably)!
In Either Case, I Believe That, If My Computer Keeps Updating Itself,
It Might Run Slower Than Normal!
That Said,
How Do I Stop My Computer From Updating Itself !?
Please Let Me Know Here, As Soon As You Can, Ok !?

Ramiko2k7

Aug.22nd,2010
12:40pm
 

A:How Do I Stop My Computer From Updating Itself !?

XP/Vista - slightly different.
I assume you are asking how to stop Windows updates. Generally speaking these updates actually maintain the integrity of the operating system and its security - so I wouldn't recommend it. You say advanced in experience so I have just given you the direction you need to go in brackets. (Right click on My Computer and then choose properties. You can disable Windows updates via the options presented there.)

Speed is dependent on usage and you appear to expect that you will have viruses. If I thought I probably had a virus...! I would run a full set of scans! If you're experience is not advanced and you need further help - please let us know

If this is the Windows 98 PC you posted about in February, then none of the above apply and if you're still on a 40gb drive, then the best thing to do is uninstall disused programmes.
I haven't provided support for Windows 98 for over 6 years, so couldn't help any further
 

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