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Q: OS for lap top HP Pavilion g7 notebook

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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Preferred Solution: OS for lap top HP Pavilion g7 notebook

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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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.  

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@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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System Diasabled   93323264 . Do not know how to reset.











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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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?????

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@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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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 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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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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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.

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

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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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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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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 have a HP pavilion DV4-1430us Notebook With windows 7 (Which before was Windows Vista)This compute was given to me because they did not remember the Administrative Password. I can enter with the Guest Account, but I need Administrative Privilege to install update, anti-virus, drivers and many more things that the computer needs. My question is how can I delete or change the administrative password. Is there a disk that will delete,change, or recovery the administrative password. please help me on this problem.
Thank you,
tonchis
 

A:HP pavilion DV4-1430us Notebook

sorry we cannot assist with passwords - please see the rules here
http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

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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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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. 





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i make factory reset to my laptop and i donot know where i can find my windows activation key , so i need to active my windowsBROsama

A:HP Pavilion g6-2346se Notebook PC

Hi, You machine runs Windows 8.1 therefore no need to activate manually, it will automatically activate Windows for you. If you wish, please use the following ways to get the key            http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/four-places-find-windows-8-product-key/ Regards.

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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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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?

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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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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At the risk of sounding like a total idiot I have the following question.....how on earth do I use my Touchpad?!I can move the cursor around but there are no left and right buttons like on my previous laptops so how do I use this function? Are there other buttons I should be pressing as alternatives?! Final thing; sometimes when I double tap it in order to select something it works and sometimes it doesn't.Please can somebody help this total computer idiot out....!Many thanks.

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I have 2GB RAM. I want increse my PC RAM what is the max RAM cpacity of my PC Product Name: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PCProduct number: F0C25PA#ACJ











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A:what is the max RAM capacity of HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

Hi, Your machine is a "HP Pavilion 15-e024tu" which has 2 user accessible slots:    http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03921877 and its supports (page #4 of the manual) Support for DDR3L (1600-MHz) dual channelSupport for 8192-MB of system RAM in the following configurations:? 8192-MB (8192-MB×1, 4096-MB×2)? 6144-MB (4096-MB+2048-MB)? 4096-MB (4096-MB×1, 2048-MB×2)? 2048-MB (2048-MB×1) Please use the following manual to get more information (RAM type) and how to replace RAM:    http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03939658 Regards.  

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Hello all.I bought my new HP Pavilion Notebook today and its set up well except for the internet to which it won't connect. No networks are available despite my phone picking up at least 10 including the 2 in my own house.Flight mode is definitely off and, from what I can see, there is no hard button to turn wifi on or off on the computer.Please help!

A:No connections available hp pavilion notebook

keeley_mchale wrote:Hello all.I bought my new HP Pavilion Notebook today and its set up well except for the internet to which it won't connect. No networks are available despite my phone picking up at least 10 including the 2 in my own house.Flight mode is definitely off and, from what I can see, there is no hard button to turn wifi on or off on the computer.Please help!Hi, Can you try pressing F12 and check if your device will detect your connection? If not then follow the steps here ---> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04649175




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I want to upgrade the RAM from 4 to 8GB (16 if possible) and upgrade the OS to one with a longer support life - I'm thinking Windows 7 or 8.1. Is it best to do the upgrades serially and which should I do first? What RAM should I buy i.e. ordering info? Which OS do you recommend and where is the best place to buy it and the preferred media. Thanks to those forum members in advance for your advice.butchiepoo

A:Upgrade HP Pavilion Notebook - RAM and OS

Hi, Please use the following manual:     http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01918142.pdf RAM: page 2 gives you RAM specs and max RAM supported. Page 67 gives you part number, you can use part number to order from HP or online stores. Please note: this is an old machine and RAM could be a bit hard to find now.For OS: Windows 7 drivers are available on itshomepage:          http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-dv7-Entertainment-Notebook-PC-series/374... You are much better to upgrade to Windows 7 than others because HP supports it. For OS, you can buy from a computer shop or order from Microsoft. Please note again, this machine is 8 years old. Please do not waiste more money on it. Regards.

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Hi All:
    A few weeks ago I started to download DVDShrink from what looked like a perfectly legitimate company site. After I clicked to download the program it began to install itself. At the same time all kinds of alarms went off - Comodo, Malwarebytes, etc. - and I quickly shut down.
    After booting up I ran a quick Mbam scan and it found 32 infected files which I deleted. I then ran a full Mbam scan and it found a bunch more. Later I also ran full Mbam and Avast scans but this time around neither came up with anything. I also used ERUNT to replace the Registry with a clean copy made earlier.
    For a few days everything ran OK but then Firefox began to freeze up whenever I brought up a page with a Youtube video on it. Then other things started to freeze - Task Manager, etc. - and now it's reached the stage that the computer won't boot up properly at all. Almost everything is frozen. The computer won't even start in Safe Mode. At best it just brings up my mouse pointer (which is working) and my desktop wallpaper but nothing more.
    Different Windows messages have appeared at times one of which said something to the effect that Windows was stopping to prevent further damage. There is a separate RESTORE section on the drive for restoring the computer to factory settings but I can't access it. Since I can't get into the computer to do anything at all I'm wondering if there's any way of being able to get the com... Read more

A:Win 7 HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook FROZEN

Try performing a repair installation. This will preserve your user accounts, data, programs, and system drivers.
 
 
Instructions for a Windows 7 Repair installation.
 
A Windows 7 Repair Installation will require a installation disc.
 
If you do not have a Windows 7 installation disc you can download a free legal ISO image of Windows 7 SP1 at  Windows 7 Forums.  You will need to download the same version of Windows 7 that you have installed,  This image is hosted by the Digital River store which is an official distribution partner of Microsoft.  This is a genuine untouched image which is safe to download. 
 
 
Attention:  If you do have a Windows installation disc, skip Part A and go to Part B, Step 1b.
 
 
Part A, Steps 1a - 6a
 
The ISO image will need to be burned to a DVD in order to create a bootable installation disc.
 
1a)  To burn a ISO file to a DVD please download ImgBurn and install it.
 
2a)  Insert a blank DVD into your CD/DVD drive tray, and then close the tray.
 
3a)  Open ImgBurn, and click on Write image file to disc.
 

 
4a)  Click on the Browse for a file icon:
 

 
5a)  Locate the ISO file you want to burn, and click on the Open button.
 
6a)  Click on the blue arrow to start burning the bootable DVD.
 

 
 
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My HP Pavilion dv7-1014ca Entertainment Notebook is running incredibly hot. The fan is on pretty much all the time. The BIOS is fully updated and I've vaccumed the vents and the fan. I keep my laptop on hard, flat surfaces, and yet at times it's almost too hot to touch. the entire bottom section of the notebook will be remarkably hot. Any idea what the problem could be? I've also had moments when my notebook shuts down without any warning for seemingly no reason. Could it be overheating?

A:HP Pavilion dv7 notebook running way too hot

that's because are not good....I have the same problem with my 2 (TWO) HP pavilions....nobody could explain why, not in England, not in Italy....when became too hot they shutdown....I swore t not buy HP anymore.... 

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My spouses laptop which had not been used in months, on plugging it into my router/ modem was working fine, updated Norton , still worked okay then windows updates came down 112 plus 5 optional updates were installed, after doing a restart I found the mouse would not work and One note kept popping up and the notebook kept freezing up. I finally tried to resyore to an earlier date, no difference, then I tried a refresh but that failed with an error message, no idea what it said it flashed on and off so fast I did not have a chance to read it. Now I am doing a recovery using the HP recovery discs, it just prompted me to insert disc 2, on the instruction sheet sent with the discs it says to press F9 but it seems that did not work so tried F 11 and that worked. I have never been able to set him up with his own Microsoft account password, it always rejects it or changes mine, phone Microsoft many time about this but no help.If anyone can let me know what is going on with this laptop let me know, I cannot use it without the mouse although my spouse can, but it should work. Inserted disc 2 and pressed enter but a long list of messages appeared about no bootable device, so now I am really stuck. please help, it was windows 8and the updates were windows 8.1.

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hello guys,

i need your help this time to figure out the problem of my wife's laptop, anyway i upload the 2 dump file. her laptop is newly bought an HP pavilion g6 notebook PC, i cant actually figure out the problem this time because she was on another country.. thanks

Attachment 229993

A:(BSOD)HP pavilion g6 notebook PC

Welcome
You dmps are showing code 116, and that can be a problem as small as a driver, but can be hardware, such as memory or worse
atikmpag.sys
You can update the driver.
If it is anything else it is most likely hardware related. Since it is new, you may want to exercise the Warranty. I know from past experience, too many changes will void the warranty.
Atikmpag.sys file descriptionProductname:AMD driver Description:AMD multi-vendor Miniport Driver Company:Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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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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HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-p178na
product id  K4D83EA#ABU
(removed content) UK
 
Can anyone provide hard disk removal/replacement instructions.
 
Started following http://support.hp.com/ro-en/document/c04789277 for a similar model but it appears for this model you need to lift of  the keyboard to access?
 

A:HP Pavilion Notebook - cp1700

Hi,         Download the manual from the below link and check page # 94 from Chapter 6 for the HDD removal http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04427554

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I'm looking for the part number for the glass/digitizer portion of the display for a 17-G series notebook.  The complete display PN is 809300-001.  My LCD appears to be working just fine.   Partsurfer got me this far.

A:HP Pavilion Notebook digitizer PN

Hi,It is not spared separately. Touch screen display comes as whole assembly.Manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04655126You try your luck by searching part number online and see if any seller is sparing it separately. No gaurantee that it would work. Confirm with seller genuineness and part.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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My spouses laptop which had not been used in months, on plugging it into my router/ modem was working fine, updated Norton , still worked okay then windows updates came down 112 plus 5 optional updates were installed, after doing a restart I found the mouse would not work and One note kept popping up and the notebook kept freezing up. I finally tried to resyore to an earlier date, no difference, then I tried a refresh but that failed with an error message, no idea what it said it flashed on and off so fast I did not have a chance to read it. Now I am doing a recovery using the HP recovery discs, it just prompted me to insert disc 2, on the instruction sheet sent with the discs it says to press F9 but it seems that did not work so tried F 11 and that worked. I have never been able to set him up with his own Microsoft account password, it always rejects it or changes mine, phone Microsoft many time about this but no help.If anyone can let me know what is going on with this laptop let me know, I cannot use it without the mouse although my spouse can, but it should work. Inserted disc 2 and pressed enter but a long list of messages appeared about no bootable device, so now I am really stuck. please help, it was windows 8and the updates were windows 8.1.

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Hi!I am using HP Pavilion 15 Notebok PC (F6C42PA#ACJ). It came with Win 8.1 preinstalled on a 1 TB HDD. I have upgraded the OS to win 10 and now want to upgrade my HDD to a SSD. I was wondering if Transcend TS256GSSD370S and Samsung Evo 850 is compatible with my laptop. Also how to enable AHCI mode? I don't see any such option in BIOS.Thank you.

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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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Trying to find out if the HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab247cl has an internal battery and what it would mean if and when the battery fails.  Or if it is a replacable battery without sending it in to replace. Thank You

A:HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab247cl

crabman198 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!All laptops have internal CMOS batteries as they are needed to retain the CMOS settings when the laptop is shut down. This is the link to the Maintenance and Service manual for your PC: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04642845 On page 54, it shows the steps for accessing and removing the battery. If you remove the battery, that will reset the CMOS settings -- but you can easily change them once the battery is replaced and you restart the laptop.Good Luck

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I am a USAF/DAV that recently purchased this from a local Pawn Shop. The OS that was factory installed was Windows 8.1 64-bit. Microsoft upgraded me to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit beacause of service connected disabilities that is supposed to help me out due to Cortana (have trouble typing and mouse movement due to nerve damage in arms, hands, fingers).
I am having trouble with Cortana not being able to hear me even after going to Device Manager and making sure all Drivers are updated and Defaults chosen.  I would like to make this Notebook as fast,efficiant and reliable as it has become my "best Friend" but has an attitude issue.  Here is a WishList of needs and wants and if Possible. (post edited for content)
 

TOTAL Voice Control across Entire OS Environment
Deep Burn Windows 10 Pro into Hard Drive (like factory) In case of Crash and no Flash Drive or install discs...which I do not have anyway.

any tips or suggestions for complete "Optimization" would be appreciated ... I use this computer for all Business needs, Health needs, Family/Friends Contacts, Entertainment.
...in advance...THANK YOU ALL!!!
 
R W Beatty

A:HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PC Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

2 suggestions: 1. Get a good headset with microphone. The microphone built into the chassis of the laptop is not ideal. For example, Skype discourages trying to use it for video calling.  2. You do not have recovery disks but you can make a system backup that could be used to put your exact software setup, apps, documents, etc. back on the machine in the event of a hard drive failure. You can never rely on any hard drive as the sole copy of any information that is important to you.  Please provide the model number so we can be more detailed in giving advice about your hardware. 

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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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