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HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab292nr

Q: HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab292nr

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

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A: HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab292nr

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

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I recently purchased an HP Pavilion Notebook 15-ab292nr. The notebook came with 8 mgs of ram. As I understand it, the ram can be upgraded to 16 mgs. I wish to now what brand or type of 8 mg ram console (say, in Amazon descriptions) is compatible and whether there is any documentation that describes how to install the additional ram. Thanks !

A:Pavilion 15-ab292nr ram upgrade

Hi, Please use the following manual:    http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04642845.pdf It will tell you all about RAM on your computer: support, part number and how to add/replace RAM. Regards.

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I bought this HP Pavilion 15-AB292NR "Flagship" laptop new in April 2016, came with core i7-6700HQ CPU - only to find out later  that the memory sockets on this laptop won't accept DDR4 RAM (and no, there are no UniDIMM notches in the memory sockets; the socket is notched for DDR3, only).  I discovered this after much digging, wading through documents, and numerous, seemingly endless calls to HP Tech Support - I finally got some answers after I was put through to the HP Parts Department. It is currently running 16 GB of DDR3L-1600 CL9 RAM (1.35 v), and industry standard synthetic benchmarks and real-world applications bear this out:  this system lags other systems in the same class (same CPU but with DDR4-2133  RAM) by 18% to 20% in overall performance.  This performance hit is particularly felt by the onboard intel HD 530 Integrated Graphics (again, optimized for DDR4), whose performance is tied directly to the speed of main system RAM. The DDR3-only system board limitation again holds this system back in FPS performance by 18 - 20% -  I've measured this myself. Skylake CPUs and chipsets are optimized for DDR4 memory.  This laptop is hobbled by DDR3 only sockets. I bought this laptop thinking that its "Flagship" status meant that it would be a top performer. Looks like I was sadly mistaken.

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Just an FYI for anyone owning the HP Pavilion 15-AB292NR  ("Flagship") 15" notebook (Windows 10 Home x64):  I've found that the older intel (HP) 10.18.15.4279 drivers from September, 2015 are *much* faster than the latest intel (HP) 20.19.15.4360  drivers. As in:  60% faster, both in real world gaming FPS and in synthetic benchmarks. Passmark 3D score:  newest drivers: 731    Older driver:  1164  (higher numbers are better) HP Download link here for the fast 10.18.15.4279 driver: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=ob_154056_1&swEnvOid=4059# or here: http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-pavilion-15-ab200-notebook-pc-series-touch/850266... Make sure to select the 10.18.15.4279 (Windows 10 x64) download button. Of course, YMMY   ("Your Mileage May Vary") - Good luck! -Trev

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Per the subject line: HP Pavilion 15-AB292NR, on power up, the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 internal WiFi adapter is not found, white square with red X is displayed in lower right corner of Windows 10 login screen. Must power-cycle or restart laptop 2 or 3 times before the white square with the red X on the Win10 login screen is replaced by the little Internet Access "Fan", then device works.  Wireless network then runs fine.   Has all the latest Windows 10 Home x64 updates and drivers.  Microsoft Windows 10 [Version 10.0.14393]

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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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Hello, First, I must admit, I'm pretty disappointed and pissed off with my interactions so far with HP support. I tried asking this question both on FB and using the HP Chat support (been waiting over 30 minutes for a rep...) I bought a few days ago a Pavilion ab292nr, I have two simple questions, I understand that I can't put DDR4 Memory on it since it only supports DDR3L, what's the maximum memory speed for this laptop? I consider buying two 8gb DDR3L 2133MHz, I guess it should speed up the computer further, but I'm not sure if I can get the full advantage of 2133MHz since the memory the laptop come with is 1600MHz (it sounds completely stupid that the laptop would support 2133MHz and HP would deliberately decide to put a slower crappier memory in it).** Please do not refer me to the maintenance guide, I checked it out, it doesn't say **bleep**. Also, I'm interested in buying a 256Gb SSD to be my primary harddrive and put the slow 1TB HD asa secondary one. First, is it possible? If so, where can I get my windows code in order to reinstall it with the SSD as primary HD? Third, since no one really uses CDs today, is it possible to just remove the DVD drive? Is there any place I could buy a plastic cover or something? I would appreciate your help.Thanks,Fabian

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System disable507511136











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A:BIOS HP 15-ab292nr system disabled code 50751136

Your code has 1 digit extra. If that was meant to be 2x1 rather than 3x1 this should work 45639118

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Hello Guys

I recently changed my motherborad , and I have a new Graphics card and new processeur ,
Graphics Card :
-AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
-AMD Radeon HD 6470M
I used every way to update the graphics card , sometimes it appears the blue screen , and then the drivers never up to date , help me as soon please

Computer : HP pavilion g6 Notebook PC
System : Windows 7 64 bits

this is an image from my computer
https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/618x354q90/687/l9s.png
 

A:HP pavilion g6 Notebook PC

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

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G'day peeps and creeps, i have the pavilion dv6 with 1 terabyte hd and bluray disc player, a few months ago i foolishly upgraded from windows 7 to windows crap so a week ago i reinstalled to windows 7 and that went well, except i was having really bad heating issues so i took it apart and cleanded the fan and reapplied new thermal paste and that went well except for one thing, i now get an error message about an unknown usb device so i went into the device system list and sure enough it says usb unkown device, so i tried all the usb port and they worked fine and the usb content came up and i could access and add or delete at will in all 4 of them so i checked the drivers for them and they are up to date aswell so i am at a loss right now about that but i just now discvered a new problem, my disc drive wont acknowlege blurays, i watched a bluray the other day and that was fine then last night i watched a standard dvd and that was fine but when i got home this afternoon i went to watch a bluray and all it did was make a bunch of noise and wouldnt do jack so i took it out and tried again, same thing so i put in a dvd and that worked perfectly like normal so i took that out and tried the bluray disc again and just more noise and nothing else, i really like this puter so i am hoping that its not stuffed too bad but i am at a loss about these two issues, especially the bluray one so any help would be greatly appreciated and sorely needed.please help. 

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How do i Screenshot? I just got this computer and i dont know how to screenshot??? and by the way messenger doesnt let me make video calls or normal calls?????

A:Pavilion Notebook Hp Pc

@Beidy? Please use your other post:         http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/my-computer-doesnt-screenshot-i-... Thanks.

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Hi guys, Im interested in purchasing a HP Pavilion Notebook 17-ab200ni. This notebook comes with a 2TB internal SATA drive. I want to add a 128Gb SSB (form factor 2) drive, similar to what the OMEN comes with as standard. Does the Pavilion 17 support SSD drives to be added? Thanks,J

A:Add SSD in Pavilion Notebook

J,Specs: http://support.hp.com/ph-en/document/c05402434Manual: Page 1, 2, 21, 40http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05357606You can put M.2 2280 SSD (PCIe NVMe or SATA-3 TLC) in its slot. Make it boot drive and use HDD as storage drive.RegardsVisruth

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I don't remember my password and I am locked out of my laptop. How do I recover this? I don't have a recovery disc. CJ

A:HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

cigambino Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!If you Google for Trinity Rescue Kit, you will find a site where you can download an ISO file that you can then use to make a boot CD to then use to reset your password. Once you have that file, download and install ImgBurn and use the Write Image to Disk option to create a bootable CD.Good Luck

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ok this laptopgot some pretty severe viruses and now that they're all gone i can only browse the net for like 5-10 minutes before it dies. please help me here's the hijack report.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 11:06:09 AM, on 4/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Cosmi\SpyWare Killer 5 in 1\wc\wcservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe
C:\program files\seekmo\seekmo.exe
C:\Program Files\SlySoft\AnyDVD\AnyDVD.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\torrent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
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A:Help with pavilion notebook

come on guys I know you can help me with this .. Please don't make me beg
 

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i set a bios password on my laptop a while ago and cannot remember it.  when i try to enter it, after 3 tries it tells me system disabled and gives me this number: 67076007 any help would be great, thank you.

A:hp pavilion g7 notebook

@Gravedigger1976 Enter   78954029

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System Diasabled   93323264 . Do not know how to reset.











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A:Hp Pavilion Notebook

Enter: 22081860 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K

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HELP !! Of course my laptop has drama's when it's just out of warranty. Last night I was doing a word doc - and it just froze so I turned it off and when it loaded - it had a BLUE SCREEN and said: RECOVERYYour PC/Device needs to be repairded - I dont know why/what/how - BUT I was lucky that I did request the disc for System Recovery.I did the 4 disc - was all working - did all the updates ect. Today {Saturday 15th October 2016)Working on a word doc - next mintue the screen started going Grey with some lines ectIv turned it off - took at battery out- turn back on - it Power's up BUT the screen is still copmplety Grey- Now has virticle lines. Iv tried tapping the f10- screen same- and it BEEPS at me !!f2- screen is the same I have Videos and Pictures  Please Help- I cant afford a new laptopHP Pavilion 15Product No: P3C83PAEdition: Windows 10 HomeSystem: 64-bit 




Kind RegardsSonia McMahon

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Hi everyone,Can anyone help me in identifying the problem with my HP Pavilion Laptop. All of the sudden my HP Pavilion Laptop Display (model-15-n219sa) stopped working with black & white line on the display. I can project the display on the TV screen with the help of HDMI interface but nothing on the laptop display apart from black & white lines. Can anyone guess what will be the problem. I checked the display panel cable / connector found everything intact.Regards,Dinesh

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Haven't used it in over a year,I forgot the password. When I tried to get into it,the Computer asked me did I have a restoration disc,which I never had one.When prompted to change password, I put in a new password & held the button down.The screen says," WELCOME",but when You let the button go,it goes back to the initial [password]screen.I'm frustrated & disgusted. Paid a lot for this computer.

A:I have a HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PC,

msteddy41 wrote:Haven't used it in over a year,I forgot the password. When I tried to get into it,the Computer asked me did I have a restoration disc,which I never had one.When prompted to change password, I put in a new password & held the button down.The screen says," WELCOME",but when You let the button go,it goes back to the initial [password]screen.I'm frustrated & disgusted. Paid a lot for this computer. Hi @msteddy41 Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting. Please, review this official article and follow the steps for password recovery applicable for your case and operating system >  https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/I-forgot-my-password-can-HP-hel... What is the operating system ? VIsta ?Please, elaborate - when/what prompts you for a password change ?  

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I have not been able to get my USB 3 flash drives to workMy mouse works so I assume that my bluetooth is workingAnd my tiny fix me stick usb drive works so I assume it would be a USB 2 drive.I have installed all HP updates including the recent UEFI where I dont see the option to boot from a USB flash drive well anyways it does not do it anyways, not is the drive recognized.I have checked every USB driver for updated drivers, uninstalled and reinstalled drivers, checked HP, Windows update and the original manufacturer for updated driversI have checked the power on the hub as recommended on one HP article and did get a devmgr.xml missing error out of thatI ran sfc scannow assume the slash is in there my keyboard has went french on meBy the way my friend as the identical model of computer and all the same identical problems and missing files are happening on her computerThe only difference is that I am in the insiders program and her computer is on the regular Windows 10 build which we have not had problems with till this and I am beginning to wonder whether it has to do with the UEFI recent updates (question mark)  

A:Re: hp pavilion 15 notebook Usb 3

Hi, It is great to upgrade system to Windows 10, but in the same time, series of issues occur, like the USB device issue. After upgrading the system to Windows 10, you find that your USB device cannot connect to your PC. You may need to plug your external devices like MP3, pen drive, printer, etc. to your computer through the USB ports. So it is very inconvenient that the USB ports don?t work properly. Solutions below may help you fix the USB port issue. Since your USB device works properly before you upgrade the system, the problem most probably is not caused by the USB device. But you can also plug the USB device to another computer. If it unfortunately doesn?t work, you can consider replacing the device. Following are the solutions to figure out the problem. Solution 1: Check if the problem is caused by power supply issue 1. Unplug the power supply and charger plug from your PC.2. Restart your PC. Connect your USB device to the PC again. Then you can plug the power supply.Solution 2:The Power Management would also be the cause of the USB problems. Windows is set to shut down your USB controller to save power by default, sometimes it won?t be able to power it back up. So try following steps to prevent Windows from ?managing? power to your USB controller or the devices.1. Open Device Manager.2. Expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers branch.3. Double-click the USB Root Hub device, and click the Power Management tab. (if there?... Read more

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Everytime i turn my HPpavilion dv6 Noteboook on, i get a message stating that the cooling fan isn't working properly. The computer then turns off in 15 seconds if i dont click enter. 

A:hp pavilion notebook dv6 pc

Sometimes it is simply dust,pet hair etc clogging the fan. Pick up a can of compressed air and blow out all of the vents/ports/opening really thoroughly to see if anything changes. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.  

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I want to upgrade my HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC, with a hybrid ssd/hddis my notebook compatible for this, i tried to find my product name but it only says:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC.I hope this information is enough, but if needed i could send my serialnumber and productnumber. hope to hear from you guys soon, best regards, Thomas 

A:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

product number would be a good thing to send, but not the serial number.  All dv6s use a 2.5 inch wide 7 or 9.5 mm thick drive. So a current model hybrid sshd 2.5 inches wide will be a plug in replacement for the current hard drive.  https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Firecuda-2-5-Inch-Internal-ST1000LX015/dp/B01LWRTRZU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UT... If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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My sons lap top hard drive became frozen and I replaced the hard drive, but I dont have windows 8  the correct operating system for his lap top and need help on how I could get it back installed. I am using a temp windows 8 from  Microsoft but it is asking to replace it. How can I resolve this without buying it? Is there a way how to best resolve this issue?Thank you......

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Why does my new machine upgrade for 10 minutes each time I open it?What do I do to speed up the process of the getting to the web or waiting to open up a program?I have to tap the mouse nurous times to get it to respond. I called customer service and they wanted to charge me one hundred dollars o help me. 

A:New Notebook Pavilion

Can we have the model number?

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Dear people and HP Support .  I just got my new hp Pavilion notebook ,laptop 17  Im having trouble trying to connect to the wifi .  when i join the wifi it says that "no internet" then when i have click on the trouble shooting report  . It tested it for error's and it come out saying - issues found " one or more network protocols are missing on this computer . Then underneath it say's Restore network protocols to default settings .  sorry but I Don't understand why it is saying this . it's a new  notebook its very upsetting that this happen. I hope someone can help me in this problem ? / kind regards  Joanna 

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I have installed Windows 10, a clean copy of windows installation has been done with full format of c drive. So, after a successfull installation of win10 in my HP Pavilion dv6-7024tx, I ran windows updates to make sure it gets all driver for its hardware automatically, it did though and was absoultely fine expect one audio problem relating to micro (not working), I couldn't notice that time. I also installed HP support assistance for further assistance to make sure everything work just okay. Things to describe here, everything works absolutely fine without the built in Micro issue for Audio device. It is litterally not working to input audio anymore here. In my previous Win7 which was given in factory default setup, had BeatAudio driver and I saw that software and everything was Okay earlier. 

A:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Hi: See if this IDT audio driver works for you...Install and restart the PC. This package contains the driver that enables the IDTHigh-Definition (HD) Audio in supported notebook models that arerunning a supported operating system. File name: sp63555.exe

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My stepson has an HP Pavilion dv1000 notebook. The power supply gets extremely hot and seems to be melting the tip to the plug where it connects to the notebook. Does this seem to be a problem with the notebook or only with the power supply. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:HP Pavilion notebook

wow that is pretty hot... does it always run that hot, or does it only run that hot when he's gaming, or watching a movie? could just be a demanding laptop, but then again you could take it to a PC specialist (comp usa or local computer shop) and get the powersupply checked out. dang if it's melting the tip thats pretty hot... My dad's apple powerbook gets up to 75 degrees celcius when he's just surfing the web and stuff, so hot you have to take it off your legs if you don't want to burn yourself. so get it checked out, might just be a demanding laptop.
 

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Hi,I have ongoing issues with my HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-P287SA, Windows 10.  Yesterday it would not boot, instead it flashed the caps-lock LED at me once which I beleive is a CPU issue. I did a hard reset on it (took the battery out ect.) and it booted and worked normally all day. This moring it again won't boot again but this time it beeps twice, waits a few seconds and then beeps twice again, five tinmes in total, and then it flashes the caps-lock LED twice, waits, and then twice again. It won't boot at all, even after a hard reset.  What does the beeping mean, what is the problem here?   

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Some letter keys on the HP Pavilion 17-g121wm Notebook are starting to fade after about 10+ months of use. How can I correct this or is there any type of covers or replacement key stickers that can cover over the letters.

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My bluetooth icon is gone! When I first installed Windows 10 the icon would sometimes show up in settings and other times it would not!  Now, it is never listed.  Also, no one is able to connect to my wi-fi although all is correct.  In the past I would bluetooth music to my stero and vise versa and find devices in my home but not anymore~  Please help.  Bluetooth is not even listed in Device Mgr.

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HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC  K2Z52AVWhy don't I have Bluetooth available after upgrading to Windows 10?













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A:HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC K2Z52AV

Hi: Your notebook does not have built in bluetooth networking, so upgrading to W10 was not the problem. The RTL8188EE802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter is just a wireless card with no onboard bluetooth hardware.

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I have an HP Pavilion Notebook (dv9724tx) running Vista which, whenever i turn it on, switches on the led lights, the fan moves for a few seconds then everything stops, with the screen remaining black. The LED lights stay on, the computer just won't boot into the BIOS. It is not a battery problem and I have tried reseating the RAM. This all occured after the computer suddenly died while booted, then after starting to boot back into windows afterwards, died while loading Vista. It has not displayed anything on the screen since.

Specs:

INTEL CORE 2 DUO T7700 (2.4GHZ/4MB L2 CACHE/800MHZ FSB)
3GB DDR2 RAM
500GB (2X 250GB) 5400RPM HDD
17 INCH WXGA+ (1440 X 900) BRIGHTVIEW DISPLAY
BLU-RAY ROM WITH SUPERMULTI DVD+/-RW DUAL LAYER DRIVE
NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600M GS WITH 512MB DEDICATED VIDEO MEMORY
INTEGRATED 10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN, INTEGRATED 802.11 A/G/N WLAN, INTEGRATED BLUETOOTH, 56K MODEM
INTEGRATED AUDIO, INTEGRATED WEBCAM, 5-IN-1 DIGITAL MEDIA READER
3X USB 2.0 PORTS, 1X FIREWIRE PORT, 1X HDMI PORT


Thanks in advance to any help received.
 

A:HP Pavilion Notebook Not Booting

Nice machine and configuration.
I would first try removing two memory modules, and attempting a boot with the third.. then if that doesn't work, change modules until you have tried all three.
It is difficult to trouble-shoot a machine like that... but we are seeing a LOT of ealy failures in the large laptops hard drives from 250 GB to 500 GB, so suspect that your hard drive might be bad. A good test would be to try any other known good hard drive from 80 GB on up to 500 GB... can you borrow one, then try to format and install it.
If still dead when you change memory and hard drive, it is time to get it back to HP for warranty work.
Anything you do that is not memory and not a hard drive will void your warranty.
 

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i having 500gb internal hard drive with 4 gb ram.Can i  able to upgrade my internal drive to 1 tb?Is possible to uppgrade internal dive?

A:HP Pavilion g6-1301tx Notebook PC

Yes you can install a 1 TB SATA 2.5 inch wide and 7 or 9.5 mm thick hard drive. Post back if you need more help. 

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Hello, I seem to be having quite the issue with this laptop (apparently many others have this issue as well), I'm trying to get it working for a friend. name:  HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PCnumber:  QA668UA#ABAOS:  Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1 First thing I noticed was that there were zero Windows Updates installed and zero Restore points created. Nothing needed to be backed up file-wise, went to install Windows 10 and realized that it isn't free anymore, so scratch that idea. No audio has been able to play through the speakers through Windows. (though when I launched the HP BIOS Hardware Diagnostic Tool, I was able to hardware test the speakers, and they played audio, passed multiple tests) I've troubleshot every possibility I could think of that could cause something like this. Installed new audio drivers update (restarted, no sound). Installed some Windows Updates. No sound. Installed chipset utility, MEI driver, graphics driver, and display audio drivers. Restarted, no sound still. Installed HP BIOS updates, and HP BIOS EUFI updates, restarted, still no sound. Installed 230 more Windows Updates. No sound. Rolled back audio drivers, restarted, no sound. Installed older recommended audio drivers, restarted, no audio still... Installed HP Hardware Diagnostic Tool (was able to get audio to play through speakers during a hardware test in BIOS). --------------------- That lead me t... Read more

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Whats the max ram I can use on my system? Edition :     Windows 10 HomeVersion:     1607OS Build:    14393.693Processor: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHzInstalled RAM: 8.00 GBBSystem Type: 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor

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HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab019axSerious issues with battery life since July/August last year (prior to warranty expiration)I have performed HP?s own battery check and it recommends a replacement (42) on 18 month young laptop!!!The screen goes fuzzy, black and freezes after last remote sessionI have had 4 or 5 remote sessions with no improvementLast 2 of those have been in the past 2 weeks after which screen went all fuzzy with blue lines. I had to force reboot  and since then the screen freezes and/or flickers black. Laptop is completely unstable now.I had around 5 hours on battery life and from one day to the next, this changed to about 1½ hoursIn the 18 months I?ve had the laptop I?ve run down the battery frequentlyBattery keeps loosing life even plugged in, currently showing ?65% available plugged in not charging? from its usual 91%HP test says REPLACE battery

A:Pavilion Notebook Battery

Replace the Battery is the only resolution. Take the laptop to the nearest service center. 





I am an HP employee

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Hello there...

I'm needing help diagnosing a non-working HP Pavilion ZE1000
I received it from a friend after it failed. None of the laptop leds would turn on, and there were no POST beeps of any kind. The HDD and CD unit would turn -the floppy won't, but it might be a BIOS setting-, but the screen won't show anything at all.

After double-checking the obvious (LCD disabled, brightness setting, power supply output, etc.) I checked internet and found that the DC jack is a common problem with these laptops. Sure enough, on this one it was a little loose, but even after fixing it all the symptoms stay the same. I have tried re-setting all the connectors and looking for any obvious damage on the mobo (there's none).

The weird thing is that if I leave the laptop "on" (Fan & HDD turning), after a while the CPU and the VIA chipset get warm. Should I just assume that the BIOS is fried, or are these symptoms of a defunct mobo?

Is there any guru around that has dealt with this problem before?

Thanks for your help,

JR
 

A:Help diagnosing HP Pavilion notebook

Can you try an external monitor? Disconnecting all extra hardware (drives) and replacing the memory are some things to try.

Nothing weird about CPU and chipset getting warm - BIOS is exactly that (Basic) and does not bother with power savings and such.
 

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Have HP Pavilion 15t-n200 notebook. Using Win7-64 bit. How do I access the webcam and use it?

A:Have HP Pavilion 15t notebook. Using Win7-64 bit. How do I a...

Hi, Please check the following article:     http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02452221 Regards.

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The screen of my laptop got damaged along with some ports, when it accidentally fell a few years ago.  I have beenusing it with an external monitor since, and have used it how you would use a desktop, and so far it has been working great, until about a month ago, where it has issues at start up.  The selection to repair is only shown on the original laptop screen, where I can manage sometimes to see it while moving it back and forth, but this is a pain, so I have decide it toget a computer, and put the hardrive of this laptop in a hardrive case to use it as an external drive, since I have on itMicrosoft office, music, photos, and other files that I still use. What size of case do I need?  I see a 2.5 inch Hard Drive IDE HDD external enclosure on sale.  Will this fit?  This is a separate question, but I really want to replace it with another Windows 7 computer, where to get nowdays?  I use Windows 10 at work, and is awful. Thank you in advance.

A:HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC XG756UA

Hi,We need this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-3-0-2-5-inch-SATA-External-Hard-Drive-Mobile-Disk-HD-Enclosure-Case-Box-...?I don't think you can run MS Office from external drive. You need to reinstall it in your computer with retail Office product key put in when asked.Microsoft doesn't allow you to transfer it's OEM keys to another machine.Your last question: I don't think manufacturers are anymore releasing Windows 7 consumer notebooks from factory anymore.You could buy retail Windows 7 keys from online sellers (if they are selling) and then download install Windows 7 from MS server.RegardsVisruth

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My Lapto is HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-p248ne core i7  5th Generation can any one guide me if it supports M2 SSD Thanks 

A:HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-p248ne

Hello KAMRAN5, Welcome to Forum !! YES !! It supports  Please check this : http://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/compatible-upgrade-for//pavilion-15-p248ne#ssdResults Guide attached for your reference - Check Mass storage devices- PAGE-33http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04511833  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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Hi,My notebook won't connect to wireless networks anymore. It is not a problem with the network, because other computers can connect easily. Thanks.

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

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Hello,    My friend gave me an old 17 laptop  Windows 7 32 bit that she has never open for my son's school work.  I need to help to get the drivers for the following:USB controller driverEthernet controllerSM Bus controllerPCI Data Acquisition and Signal They are showing under Other devices. The warranty expired Aug 2016. I have downloaded the HP assisstant but it cannot find those drivers. Thank you in advance.  

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I am running xp pro ....... which I love. Problem is Quick Play on the keyboard has stopped working for whatever reason. All the buttons seem frozen - they are lit but do nothing? When the computer is off, quick play does not launch either.
Any suggestions please!

Thanks Luanne
 

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KBoa noite, estou configurando um notebook novo há pavilion x360 comprado nos USA, novíssimo. Ao configurar as contas solicitadas, acabei criando uma conta outlook.com. Ao reiniciar o notebook na tela de inicio, apareceu uma conta outlook.com solicitando uma senha. Quando vou colocar a senha recem criada ele não reconhece a senha. Diz que eu não tenho acesso ao notebook e que eu tenho que ir no account.live.com to fix the problem, ou tentar outra senha. Estou desesperada e não sei o que fazer. Por favor, ajudem-me.

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