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Q: HP Pavilion x2 Detachable 10-n002ns Unable to boot to USB or...

Hi, Following the failure of the free upgrade process to Windows 10 on my Hp Pavilion x2 Detachable 10-n002ns, I have been trying to restore from a USB boot media (16Gb Sandisk USB key) created with the Windows Media Creation Tool (on another machine) I have been unable to get the Hp Pavilion x2 Detachable 10-n002ns to boot from any other media at all: I have tried:both DVD media and USB media, made with a variety of tools on both Windows (Windows Media Creation Tool, Rufus, LiLi) and Linux (Brasero, UNetBootIn, dd, Linux Mint USB Image Writer)Creating bootable media with settings for MBR and GPT partitions, for UEFI or regular BIOS.Booting to a variety of Ubuntu variant Live CDs (in order to check it wasn't just a problem with Windows)Secure Boot enabled (when booting Windows media) and Secure Boot disabled (when booting Linux)All variations of Boot Order in the BIOS.As you can see in the image, there is no Legacy Boot option in the BIOS, and I have been unable to get any media to boot at all. Since the failed Win 10 update, the computer is now unusable. Product Number is N3W80EQ#ABEBIOS version is F.04 (I downloaded BIOS version F.05 from the HP website but was unable to get a FreeDOS bootable disk to be recognised) I'm fairly sure there is a problem with the BIOS and UEFI boot. I note that this has been concluded elsewhere also. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Windows/Fresh-install-Win-8-1-Pro-into-Pavilion-X2-10-quot-32GB/td-p/48... Please advise.

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My new Pavilion x2 Detachable 12-b020nr will not boot. I've read manual at all. but I don't understand why my laptop does not boot... I checked some conditions.* AC adapter and battery light is white (Manual Page 8)* When I pressed power button, the Caps lock light fashes for one second (Manual Page 6)* press power button after keyboard unit deatached, but doesn't display anything* press power button with attach usb flash memory, usb flashes 2 times But my laptop doesn't show anything (even HP logo) in any situation.. Should I try something else? 

A:Pavilion x2 Detachable 12-b020nr will not boot

Hello @blue0318, Thank you for posting on the HP Forums! I have read your post and understand that your HP Pavilion x2 - 12-b020nr is not booting. I want to help you resolve this issue. When the Caps lock button flashes for one second, does it continue in a cycle or does the notebook shut off on it's own?If the notebook shuts off on it's on, does it turn itself back on and off in a cycle? Please begin with a hard reset. Once that is compelte, please follow this troubleshooting document: HP Notebook PCs - Performing a Hard Reset or Forced Reset I look forward to your reply! If this information helps, click the thumbs up!

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I have an HP Paviion x2 detachable device with two ports - USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 type C. The charger is connected to the last port. A. My question is, due to the lack of more ports, is it possible to connect a USB 3.0 type C hub to the USB 3.0 port (instead of the charger)?B. If yes, will it be still possible to charge the computer via the hub?  C. Assuming that it is a "Yes" for question A, which hubs are recommended? Best Regards,Tal Barak. 

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hii hello i need help i have one hp pavilion x2 detachable pc 10 i lost windows 8.1 put not again re install win 8.1 7.10 every os not install beacause all setting i will check and set correct but not install os and bios 


So pls help ,me how to install windows And How to upgrade bios with flash drive without Os
PLS PLEASE
this is my email [email protected]

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Does anyone know how to fix/ solve my problem?

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I have just bought this lkaptop and the hardware is nice, but I do not want to run Windows. Simple, I thought, as it's a PC, I'll just install Ubuntu. Well, the boot from USB is UEFI and that is a bit of a pain to set up, and I can't get it to work. The Ubuntu 14 install disk I burnt is an EFI boot CD and it simply fails to boot. Using the F9 option I get aBoot device failed message in white text on a blue screen. When I try to boot through the boot menus I get a missing file at \ubuntu\winboot\. I have just created a Windows recovery disk and that seems to boot fine. It looks like the BIOS/UEFI is set up to only allow Windows to boot. I've bought a USB DVD drive and failed to boot from that, also two memory sticks and a HDD. So, questions, before I put the laptop in the bin: 1. Has anyone else got Linux onto this device and if so what image and procedure did you use to get the install to work? 2 Is there a way to get legacy mode booting set up in the BIOS (The BIOS mentions legacy support in the screens but its not there).  Andrew 

A:Linux on HP Pavilion x2 detachable PC 10

It seems that the hp x2 has a 32 bit uefi. So you'll need a 32bit uefi boot loader. Most distros I've seen just ship the 64 bit bootloader. There's a guy at debian who is trying to support this kind of thing - He's working on a netinst image for deb8. The current image he's published so far boots, but I can't get networking to work. Here's his blog (other good stuff there):http://blog.einval.com/debian/CDs Here's the deb image:http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unofficial/efi-development/jessie-upload3.Hth /markus 

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Hello all, I am trying to find a good stylus that will work for my sister's pavilion 10 x2. the model number is 10-N113DX. when i go to settings>system>about it states "Pen and touch support with 10 touch points". i didnt realize how many different types of active stylus/pens there were until i started looking into getting  one., and it turns out there are several different versions of the "Pavilion 10 x2". my sister is going off to school with this computer and needs a stylus similar to the HP active stylus for writing music/drawing. does anyone know of a stylus that will work or if the HP active stylus will work with this computer? any help would be appreciated!

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Hi this is my first post. Had this 2 in one for about a week, replacing a 4 year old acer aspire one netbook D270 which had upgraded SSD and over 8 hr battery life. I dropped it and cracked the screen but it was a great little device I used all the time. There is a lot to like with this unit, but a few things are a little fustrating. 1) Lost thunderbird and opera from taskbar for no apparent reason. I pin something I expect it to stay.2) I keep on deleting the HP help from taskbar as it keeps on showing a massive ? on the task bar but no new info, but afrer reboot its back showing help but nothing new. I dont want it.3) Inconsistent when I undock screen, I loose all input on the touch screen? Dock it back all is fine. This cant be right.4) Open some webpages no touch screen?.5)  I Keep on loosing SD card, even during playing music, suddenly stops and no SD. Pop it out and it makes unmounts noise, pop it back in all is fine for a short time like 2 songs then stops again saying file can not be found. Replaced the SD card and same issues.Are these known issues or something with my device. Jas

A:Pavilion x2 Detachable issues

Hello @jaz4uk, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that you are having multiple issues with the notebook, and wanted to assist you! First, have you tried updating the drivers for your notebook?  You can find drivers for your product here: Drivers - HP Pavilion x2 - 10-n156na (ENERGY STAR) Please let me know if this helps with any of the issues.  Let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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I've broken screen glas in the upper angle. In italy where is assistance (or the telephone number). How much the replacement? Or in alternative where i buy the glass screen to try sefl repair (my warrancy is expiry). Thanks

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Last night turned on to find it saying it was installing updates. Since then when turned on freezes but won't let me open or fix anything. Keep having to turn it off and on. No joy. Sometimes opens a blue screen. Message reads 'windows hasn't loaded correctly'. Option to reset won't work as says I need additional free space on the drive but can't open drive to do so. Start up repair can't diagnose a problem. Won't let me perform a system restore and won't let me create a restore point. Don't have a disc to use. Cannot open files or access internet on desktop. Completely stuck. Please help.

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My device is 3 months old and I recently updated the BIOS through the HP assistant and am now receiving an error message close to 'CMOS checksum value is invalid. System will reboot with default values. Please check BIOS to see if any changes have occured (as close as I can remember)' System then boots OK. I am wondering what is causing this. Is the battery already dying? This has now happened three times in a week and also the clock is reseting itself to 05:00 everytime.

A:cmos HP Pavilion x2 Detachable

This is NOT official HP Customer Support and I, as most other persons on this forum, do not work for HP. This is a peer-to-peer user supported forum for HP products. HP maintains no official presence on this forum and it is unlikely that HP will respond in an official capacity. Any reply from a HP employee represents their own opinion and not that of HP's. When requesting assistance, please provide the complete model name and product number (p/n) of the HP computer in question. HP/Compaq makes thousands of models of computers. Without this information it may be difficult or impossible to assist you in resolving your issue. The above requested information can be found on the bottom of your computer, inside the battery compartment or on the startup BIOS screen. Please see How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? for more assistance locating this information. DO NOT include your serial number. Please enter the model/product information into HP's Online Consumer Support page and post it here for our review.  While it is possible that the battery is "dying" already, there is also a possibility that the CMOS is faulty.  I am sorry that you are having issues with your computer. I have forwarded your concerns to the HP Forum Administrators for possible escalation. Please watch for a PM (private message) from an HP Representative on this forum. If you have any further questions, plea... Read more

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i would know if there are a stylus pen for the pavilion detachable x2 10-nl002nl. i prefer a stylus then a capacitive pen.Thank.

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When I try to turn on the tablet the on botton shows like is on but the screen remains black at all atimes. It does looks like its charging when I plug the charger just fine. But it does not makes any sound or have shows any picture. Thanks in advance.  P.S It havent been dropped is 6 months old.

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

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

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

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I purchased my laptop on 11/6/15 from Best Buy. When it is plugged in, it works fine but the battery was not charging. Unfortunately for me, it is now 1 1/2 months out of warranty. I brought it into Best Buy to have the battery replaced and it was sent to their servicing center. I just received a call from them telling me that my issue is Not my battery but with something on the motherboard that controls how the battery charges and the entire board needs to be replaced and it is going to cost me just as much to replace it as I paid for my laptop. This is absolutely obsurd!! The laptop is only 13 months old and has never been mishandled. When making the decision to buy a new laptop, I chose HP because I had such good luck with my old one that was 10 years old. Has HP quality gone downhill? And on top of it all, when I went to submit a question about this to HP support, it comes up with my laptop being out of warranty since August 2016 which less than a 1 year warranty. Now Im left with the decision to repair my 13 month old laptop and still have no protection if something else breaks or buy a new one with protection for the same price.

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After reinstalling Windows 10 on HP pavilion X2 Detachable PC10 does not work touch screen, adjust screen brightness and sound, and no battery indicator, tell me where to download driver

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I have an HP Pavilion x2 detachable running Windows 10 64bit. Until recently, I was able to connect  a second monitor through the HDMI port and it was automatically recognized. Since a couple of weeks the second monitor cannot be recognized any more. I even tried to connect my TV set but nothing happened. There is no problem with the cable. Also all drivers seem to be up to date. Any ideas what could I do ? Thanks in advance!

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Hi. I just bought a HP Pavilion x2 Detachable and already have problems with it. I turned on this morning,it turned on ok. I done all the set up required,got a couple of apps,then left it. 1 hour later when I wanted to watch a film,i couldn't turn it on. It would not turn on. The mouse cursor is there,and if I press and hold for a few seconds the power button,a message saying "Slide to shut down your PC" appears and no matter what I do it won't turn on. I have tried all the "F" buttons,"F11" "F8" "F4 ....all of them basically,but nothing. It's really frustrating,this is my sons gift from Santa,and he can't even enjoy it. please help me.. Should I take it back or what's the best thing to do??Thanks

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I bought this at the end of August, as something to use when I was away from home. Took it away in Sept, all worked fine, til one day I tried to turn it on and it wouldn't. Eventually got it to work by holding down the power key. Now it's intermittent: sometimes works fine, sometimes takes repeated attempts, sometimes I have to hold it down and get the CMOS message. Any ideas how to fix this?

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My pavilion is not respoinding properly. 1 month ago, the laptop/tablet locked after a hardware issue and needed a bitlocker key to open it. After some time finding it and a few problems from microsoft, the laptop was in working order as of yesterday. However, the audio was missing (I assume that's why the laptop locked itself?? I'm not a large techy person!). As I could not restore the audio, I decided to do a reset with files still intact. This got to 44% and then came up with a response along the lines of; "Cannot reset due to an issue. Please try again later." This led me back to two options; revert back and load windows 10 or to retry. I retried a few more times with the same error message and two options. I'd decided after that not working, I'd try and revert back and reload windows 10. After this, the only thing my laptop now does is load the HP symbol, move to a black screen and repeat. I've tried hard resets and attempting to diagnose the problem with F2, yet this did not help at all as all 'passed' bar the audio which could not be detected. Any help would be great! Thanks.

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Hi, Just bought a HP Pavilion x2 - 10-j000na (ENERGY STAR) which arrived 2 days ago. Has been working fine - and battery charge was about halfway down. Had no problems until this evening when I'm getting no response whatsoever from it. Tried plugging it in with the adaptor, and also starting it on just battery power - but screen remains black, no lights, nothing. Any clues?? :/ Thanks.

A:Pavilion Detachable - Black Screen

Hello @Yool, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience!  I have read your post on how your notebook computer is not able to power on, even though it is plugged into the AC adapter, and I would be happy to assist you in this matter! If your computer is powering on, but there is no lights illuminating on the device, I recommend following this document on Computer Starts but Screen Remains Blank (Windows 8). Should the machine not respond at all when the button is pressed, I alternatively suggest this document: Computer does not start (Windows 8). This should help restore the display to your notebook computer. If the issue persists, please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link below to get the support number for your region. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.htmlI hope this helps!Regards

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I have an HP Pavilion x2 detachable running Windows 10 64bit. Until recently, I was able to connect  a second monitor through the HDMI port and it was automatically recognized. Since a couple of weeks the second monitor cannot be recognized any more. I even tried to connect my TV set but nothing happened. There is no problem with the cable. Also all drivers seem to be up to date. Any ideas what could I do ? Thanks in advance!

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When I try to turn on the tablet the on botton shows like is on but the screen remains black at all atimes. It does looks like its charging when I plug the charger just fine. But it does not makes any sound or have shows any picture. Thanks in advance.  P.S It havent been dropped is 6 months old.

A:HP Pavilion x2 Detachable black screen

Hi there @bfeliciano86,  Before I provide troubleshooting documentation, I would like to take a minute to welcome you to the HP Support Community, where you can ask questions, find solutions and get help from others! I will do my absolute best to help you resolve the issue you are having with the black screen on your HP Pavilion x2 Notebook PC.  Note: please make sure that the AC adapter cable is not plugged into a power strip, surge protector, or secondary power source. It should be directly into a wall outlet. Please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices, as these could cause some issues. As silly as it sounds, did you happen to try removing dust from the cooling areas in a notebook?Have you connected the Notebook to an external monitor or TV? If you remove the notebook battery, plug the AC power cable back into the notebook, then turn it on, does it power the Notebook? Do you have any beep codes or blinking LED lights? Have you done a BIOS reset?Have you tried performing a hard reset?Have you tried to see if you can test for hardware failures? If the computer is on, do you hear the fan running? If so, but the display remains blank, please see Computer Starts but Screen Remains Blank. If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to help! Please just re-post with the information required from above. Pleas... Read more

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My Pavilion x 2 detachable, purchased 10/2/2015 from Office Max as a travel device to serve as both an e-reader and light duty computer and used very lightly has come apart at the top edge and warped and is now unuseable and won't turn on. This is really poor design and quality control and I am beyond disappointed. I've have tried searching on the support site with no luck, don't really look for a solution here, but wanted to bring this to the attention of HP.  I've been a long time (really really long time - since about 1994 or 95 when I advocated for the use of HP touchscreen computers over Apple in my office) HP customer and this is one in a long string of desk and laptop products I have owned, but it will be the last one.  

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system disable code [ I 63895677 ] can someone help me get into my tablet PLEASE ... i have never set a administrator password so i'm stuck and pulling my hair out

A:locked out of my pavilion hp detachable tablet 10-n010ca

Try the following enable code: yundefinedgfuoqgxx

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I recently bought a HP x2 12-b017ca. Laptop works great and didn't have any issues until now. I ordered a HP Active Pen from HP which listed my computer as compatible. Once I received it, tried it, didn't work. So after some troubleshooting I called HP Support.  After spending 2+ hours of getting transfered alot and disconnected I eventually got a person that told me it wasn't compatible but it clearly states on the HP website it is. Therefore he told me to call another number to confirm if it was compatible.  During my time on hold? I was able to get the pen to work however it was very glitchy, skipping and sometimes it wouldn't recognize it at all. I tried calibrating the pen, checked for updates, etc. with no success. So call the number and they stated it was compatable and it sounded like this was a more common problem with this pen so I returned it.  I purchased a Dell Active pen, it works better than the HP but not great. Still glitchy and skipping. I'm not sure if there is something broken the laptop or just a poor design/bug which affects all units. The touch screen works great with no issues at all, even works flawlessly with my Adonit Jot Pro pen. Is there anything I can do my self (lose connection, update, etc.)? I prefer not to spend 2+ hours with phone support and if I have to send in I'm out a laptop for a month or more.

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I just bought this computer/tablet and have had it for 2 days. It started up right away and worked fine. Later in the day, I went to use it, I was able to sign on, but then the screen went black - still plugged in. The next day, it started up just fine and I was able to sign on and use the machine, but later in the day the same thing happened - able to sign on but got a black screen. Today, I have tried numerous times and was able to actually get a screen once and tried to troubleshoot on the HP website and my browser shut down and I have not been able use it since - still able to sign on but always get a black screen. I have shut down and restarted numerous times.I really would like to be able to use this machine, but it doesn't appear too promising.Thank you.











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A:HP Pavilion x2 Detachable PC 10 Black Screen after Signon

  Hi @RandiRushe , Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. Please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link to get the support number for your region. They will be happy to assist you immediately.Thanks.

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I am suffering from cache manager errors and windows bluscreen and rebooting. This is only 2 weeks old.Drivers updated and windows updated. which is a manual pain to do. Please advise. I still have not received an answer to previous message on getting any SD card to stay mounted, it simply vanishes but when I pull the sd card windows chirps unmount sound.Massive issues with both grove player and wmp trying to keep playing from SD card after 1 song it looses the sd card, and songs, ave different error codes from legcy to headers, no issues playing form any other windows 7 or windows 10 devices justthis oneEven a usb HD have issues with. Now BSD. I think the unit is just underpowered to surf the web while playing a song, if so it will be going back as unfit and full refund.

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This is a brand new machine as my previous machine was replaced by HP for the same reason. I turn the machine on and it immediately goes to BitLocker recovery.I do not want a repeat of last month' s **bleep**-ups, whereby I lost all my data on my previous new machine and was then sent a replacement machine in a process that took over two weeks.I spent two hours on Tuesday with HP post sales support sorting out the Office 365 licence issues caused by the last occurrence of this BitLocker issue.Why is this occurring, how can it be fixed, and who at HP will sort it out?

A:1 Reply New Topic HP Pavilion x2 Detachable - goes to bitloc...

Hi @nickcameronbrow,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 Pavilion x2 Detachable Notebook going to BitLocker every time it starts. Can you locate the App when you click the Windows Key? Is this something you installed on the Notebook as I do not see it listed in the HP Programs? I would be happy to assist if needed as there are many models of HP Notebooks, I would need the model number.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Please let me know how this goes.Thanks.





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Hi, I'm having trouble getting my battery working. It will randomly guess the percentage of the battery and the computer will shut-down while it says theres 50% battery life. I try the HP support app incuided on my computer to do a calibration, however the battery fail the test. Yes, I did a check on the battery state; it says the battery is fine but I know that is incorrect. Anyway, I want to replace the battery but there is no infomation on how or were I should take it. Any help doing it or is it impossable?

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Basically I go to switch the tablet on and the power button lights up but that's it the screen doesn't even light up nothing and occassionally a light flashes from the top on the screen in the middle but that's it I've tried resetting it everything please help I bought it for uni and I start in a few days

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Hi, I am having issues with my micro SD card vanishing.  Purchased end of May and spend so many hours trying everything thinking it was me. I have never had any issues with my SD cards in either HTC one phone or a Acer aspire one, which I broke its screen in May reason for the purchase. My acer I pimped it with 250gb SSD and 2 GB and had no real issues, had enough space for most of my 36GB music and had a external USB HD for films and more music.  Now I am getting so fustrated trying to play a few albums form SD. I had to play from my phone last month when I was on holiday as this device cant keep the SD mounted. WHy have B+O when you cant play anything.  At the moment  Tried1) numerous SD cards 32 to 128GB 2) Deleting the SD card driver and installing3) Installing all the newest drivers on the HP website.4) Upgraded bios to F.115) Undertaking a factory reset.6) Sending it back to PC world for repair and lost the unit for a week and its the same. Just got a new one (thank you PC world for offering the exchange when its over 21 days) and this unit has just done the same, my SD card vanished. Its gone from grove player, windows media player and file explorer. If I take the SD card out the unit plays the unmount sound, so its there but windows simply looses it. Pop it back in and windows chirps up and all is good for a unpredictable amount of time. Its like if I play music and surf, it gets confused and simply drop... Read more

A:HP Pavilion x2 Detachable P0H65EA#ABU memory card/ micro SD ...

Hello @jaz4uk, Welcome back to the HP Support Forums! I see that you are still having trouble with the Micro SD card vanishing.  It seems like you went through many troubleshooting steps already.  The only solution I can think for you to try at this point, is to restore the BIOS to its default settings.  You can use the following document to do so: HP Notebook PCs - Restoring the BIOS If that does not work, and the notebook will not work as you like, then you may consider returning it to the place of purchase.  I hope this helps. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Had this laptop for about 4 months, only use it for writing using Word, we don't store photos, music etc.  All we have are word documents and the only things we installed are Bitdefender and Office. This laptop has a 30gb hard drive as standard but we bought the one from HP that also has an additional 1TB drive.  Despite telling the system to save and install all things to the larger drive, the smaller one is constantly getting full and not letting us do anything.  When we go in to storage and try to delete all the temp files (about 3gb) it just sits there and doesn't delete anything. Anyone else had this issue?  Or does anyone know how to free up the smaller drive and get it to use the bigger one?  Like I said before, everything is set up in the system options to save to the large drive.  Am I missing something?

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Hello everyone, New to forums here but have been a regular reader ? My Pavilion X2 12-b020nr detachable laptop has been having a battery drain issue while shutdown over the past few months, and I've finally isolated it to the detachable dock. It'll usually drain 3-4%/day while shutdown and keyboard dock attached.The battery does not drain (across 24h) while shutdown/detached or while the charger is plugged in. I'd like to find out if anyone knows how to disable power to the dock while shutdown.I promise that I am shutting down the computer and not hibernating, sleeping, etc. Relevant details:Windows 10 64-bitBIOS F-16 (and unable to find any options in BIOS)Fast boot IS disabledHP Battery utility and diagnostics shows normal battery (other diagnostics normal as well) Any thoughts? I've probed around the Device Manager and BIOS, but to no avail.   

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Hi,

I'm trying to install Win 7 from a (know good working) USB flashdrive. The desktop is a USB Pavilion Slimline PC 400-314 with WIN 10 already on it. I've attempted to go into the Boot Menu (using Esc) to access the Boot Menu but I don't see the USB in there (see attached).

Also tried going into BIOS & have made USB Hdd the first but still no luck (see attached). It just boots normally into Win 10. Once in Win10, it see's the USB drive. I tried both the front & rear USB ports. I know the drive is good because because I just installed/booted from it yesterday on another machine.

I've also made sure all USB ports are enabled unless there is some setting preventing a boot from USB?

Any assistance appreciated. Thanks.

A:Unable to boot from USB Pavilion Slimline PC 400-314

As most newer computers do, you have a UEFI Bios. Restart the computer and press F10 to Boot into Setup (Bios) and look for Secure Boot If it is enabled using your arrow and Enter key Disable it or change it to Setup Mode.
Now at the Boot tab, scroll down to Legacy Boot Sources select it and press F10 to accept. With the USB Flash drive in, Under Hard Drive Group, you USB Flash drive should now be listed. or just USB Hard Drive, Select it and Move it to First Boot Device. Save and Exit.
Or, if you cannot make changes in the Bios, Create a Bootable UEFI USB Flash drive with your Windows ISO using Rufus in my signature.

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Hi I burned two ISO files(Memtest86+ & latest DBAN 2.2.8 CD bootable ISO software ) onto two different blank CD-Rs on two different ocassions by using the in-built Windows burner in my system, also used Cyberlink ISO file burner/Mount as Virtual drive.Tried booting from CD by following Step 1 to 4 given in this MS link . After that clicked Select a USB Device, then boot from Internal DVD/CD Drive, then OK. It took some time to process & after that I got this screen:   When I entered BIOS Setup clicking F10 and there on Boot Device options, I got this screen:  I'm not able to understand why I can't boot from any CD. Could anyone please help me out. Thanks  very much in advance Visruth

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Hi Visruth, Thanks a lot for your kind response! My laptop shipped with FreeDOS, and in the beginning even I had this issue, but for me it turned out that the USB was not bootable.  For me the best software to make a bootable disk is - http://rufus.akeo.ie/ Its free and open source, and its really light. Have you tried booting via the DVD on other PCs. Because if other DVD/CD are working on your laptop, there might be an issue with the DVD that you are using. Have a great day ahead! Regards,Brahmnoor

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Dear HP community, i am am currently having an issue with my computer of 5 years. I have been rejecting the Windows 10 update for as long as I could but ultimately it did a self update and shortly after updating, I was unable to even start up my computer as I kept getting stuck at the loading page with two errors "error with FAT32 hard drive" and "error with NTFS hard drive". To which, the subsequent message would be "we are attempting to resolve this issue by restarting your computer" and I would be stuck in the infinite loop where my computer cannot start upi would appreciate any and all forms of help as this is highly frustrating, given that my school term has started and I am suddenly without a computer. Please help! Thank you. RegardsYi Xiang 

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It started with a PXE issue. i got the message on start up, all of a suddenChecking  Media PresenceMedia  PresentStart PXE over IPv4 And then nothing. The message just stay here on the screen and won't proceed with anything. Restart would bring it up again in 3 cases out of 5. Googled it up.I disabled secure boot, enabled legacy boot, checked boot order, disabled network boot completely and everything become ok for a while.Anti virus scans showed nothing, but overall performance become a bit pure. Anyway. After a while, got the following message:no boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed I performed the hard drive tests via HP diagnostics, but everything was marked as PASSED and no error occurred.I then reseted the BIOS setting to default and restarted my PC.Then have tried the "refresh your PC" option but halfway through got another error about invalid secure boot signature or something. BIOS->Disable Secure boot/Enable legacy boot and upon restart i got the PXE error telling me that No Boot Filename Received. Disabling my adapter in boot order would bring the "No boot disk has been detected" error, predictably. So, currently, i am unable neither to reset Win 8 or to boot at all.I can't recall whether i got a Win8 disc with my PC or not. At least i can't find one And i don't have a recovery disc either.Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Pavilion 23 all-in-one. Unable to resolve a boot failures

Hello Terndn, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More.I can see that you are having issues getting your HP Pavilion 23 AiO computer to boot up. Just so you know the PEX is the option to boot from a network source, in fact you disabled it at one point according to your post. I believe from what I have read your hard drive has failed and your computer's BIOS is seeking a bootable device. Since you reset your BIOS after you disabled network boot it was reset and probably re-enabled again. As your computer cannot find a disc in the Optical drive or a hard drive to boot from it is looking on the network. The issue you are describing appears to be a physical issue and I think it would be best if you contact HP Technical Support for repair options.I would like to thank you for posting on the HP Forums. Have a great day!

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Win 7x64
Acer-5251
Everything seems to be working fine, but as the title suggests, when i tap F8 the Advanced boot options DO appear, but when i engage "Repair Windows" it just goes into a normal boot. Ive tried booting from my installation CD that i've purchased from Acer, but does nothing. And Yes My CD Drive is working, as well having this set as top priority in BIOS and CD is in good condition.

In addition to this, ive tried using the "Advanced Recovery options" from within Windows itself but when i go to click restart computer, i get an error message, with red-x, stating windows is unable to restart.

Additional info that may be relevant, is that a few months ago, i had a friend work on my computer, because windows wouldnt boot at all. When My laptop was returned to me, everything was fresh, but there was missing programs etc...He said, he had to format the hard drive to get it up and running again.

Anyway i appreciate any help as to what i should i do next, or answer any questions you may have-Thank-you!

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He said, he had to format the hard drive to get it up and running again.


What type of Windows DVD was used?

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Hi,
Question Re: XPS 8700 with Windows 8.1.  if computer is no longer able to boot into Windows.
And Restore is not able to correct issue. 
And Refresh is unable to correct issue.
But Dell Backup and Recovery indicates no issues were found and now asks to Reinstall Operating System.
is Installation Restore/Original Image Media required to complete the Reinstallation usind Dell Backup and Recovery?
Alternatively if the Reset My PC option is used is Installation media required?
Thanks.

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HP Pavilion 6355 has the following issues:

1) Computer will not shut down by holding in power button. It must be "unplugged from outlet."

2) When power cord plugged in the light sequence on the tower reads, from left to right, yellow, green.

3) A Thumping sound comes from speakers, not the typical Bios Beeps.

4) Monitor is blank, yellow light indicator on.

5) Cannot open CD Drive, even manually.

This computer belongs to a friend of mine whose daughter uses it for High School work. She was working on it one day, received an error message, no, no, writing it down would be to easy , so she shut down using start-shutdown, and left for school. When she came back and resumed her work she was met with the above scenario.

Any ideas as to the most expeditious way to get to root of issue.
 

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I'm using hp pavilion dm4.
and after all the internet search i'm unable to use my bluetooth under the OS windows 8.1 X64.
can anybody help me out to find the driver or some other way to get my bluetooth activated.
at the same time i'm confidentialy able to use my wifi no problem in it but in
settings>devices bluetooth doesn't exist...
Help me out please!!!!!!!!!!

A:Unable to use bluetooth transfer in hp pavilion dm4

Well your DM4 was built for Windows 7, so it depends if HP wrote Bluetooth drivers that will work under Windows 8. A quick check of HP's support site, shows that they have updated software for the DM4 series.

Software & driver downloads HP Pavilion dm4-3055dx Entertainment Notebook PC | HP? Support

There is a Bluetooth driver under networking.

The only other thing is to check the Device Manager and see if the Bluetooth is even recognized. If it isn't listed (could be listed as a generic unknown device if the driver isn't installed), you may have a hardware problem.

Check all that and install the driver. If it is still not listed in the Device Manager, go buy a $14 Bluetooth 4.0 usb device. Asus has a great one on Amazon. It should work great and will be more up current standards since it is 4.0.

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Hi, my HP pavilion laptop stopped working.  It was unable to boot, so I attempted a clean refresh and it was unsuccessful.  Now I want to wipe it back to factory status, but it asks for recovery media.  I never made a recovery disk, and I don't have a hard copy of the OS.  Additionally, whenever I try to do much of anything it asks for the Administrator account's password.  This is an account I never set up, so I have no clue what the password could be.  Does anyone know a way to access command promt or restore a laptop without the disk, or what the default password is for the Administrator?

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I bought a new SSD and when i install windows and it's expanding files, it gives an error and stops. I tried 2 different DVDs and also a USB. It's not loading Windows 7 Pro OS. It has F.1B BIOS that might needs an upgrade but i cannot seem to find a bootable way of updating BIOS on this notebook. Hard drive and memory test came out clean as well.

Fails while expanding windows files...sits at 0% for a while and after 1% it throws error code 0xC0000005..windows installed encountered an unexpected error. verify that the installation source are accessible and restart installation...I am using a USB Windows OS when i get this error

Any ideas? Thanks

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Hi

Usually that error message can be caused by two reason. Either it's a corrupted install source or a RAM issue. A failing memory module might not be necessarily detected during memory test. So if there is more than memory module on your system, i would suggest trying only one at a time to eliminate that possibility. If the issue persist with both modules, try a freshly downloaded install media.


Windows 7 Direct Download Links, Official Disk Images from Digital River

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When I try to start my laptop the 'Acer' logo flashes with 'press f2 to enter setup, f12 to change boot device, then to a black screen with a flashing cursor but unable to type, then screen turns off and it just repeats over and over. I'm unable to start in safe mode. I don't have the original Windows disc and no access to another computer, at this stage. I have a wireless keyboard and when I plug in the dongle am able to use it. 
 
If I press f2 then I'm able to access 'Phoenix Securecore Tiano Setup' with tabs for Information, Main, Security, Boot and Exit.
 
Before the laptop refused to start it was having an error about not being able to write to drive. I ran two programs, one anti malware and the other I think was Glary. I was able to start both in normal and safe mode at this stage.
 
Anyone have any ideas how to fix this? Dumbed down advice would be great! 
 
Acer Aspire 4752
Windows 7
Intel Core i3-2350m cpu @ 2.30ghz
 

A:Windows 7 Acer laptop unable to boot, unable to use safemode

It sounds like your HDD is broken.
 
Sorry, it really sounds that way.
 
Ultimate Boot CD has a range of tools that will help you confirm this. (look in the HDD Diagnosis section on the list)
 
Burn the disk and boot it, run the tool you choose...

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I was attempting to use the latest BIOS to help diagnose wifi problems with Ubuntu 16.04. The update to F35A went fine (sp77035) . Alas, Ubuntu still locks up with recent BIOS (can't even boot to recovery mode) so I need to downgrade back to F24A (sp69916). This is the last known good version for Ubuntu. The downgrade fails however. I can assemble a USB recovery disk using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI 6.1.1.0A (sp76284), and put the F24A BIOS files on there. However, when attempting the update it tells me that this image is not intended for my hardware. In fact, I have the same issue with all versions of the BIOS older than F35A that I have tried. Does anyone know if I'm doing anything wrong in this process? The laptop ships with freedos and has no windows licence, so I need to work by creating USB recovery devices from a different workstation. It also does not have an HP_TOOLS partition. I suspect that either the F35A BIOS has broken downgrades somehow (perhaps changing some machine id being reported so the old bioses no longer registere as valid for this hardware). Or that I'm using an invalid version of HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI (I've also tried 5.9.0.0 (sp72895), but have been able to unpack any older versions on my Windows workstation being told 'a newer version is already installed' although I can't find *where* it is installed). Any ideas would be appreciated. At the moment I've got nice hardware that is essentially bricked.

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