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Q: Elitebook 8560w

I have a HP EliteBook 8560w SM858UC. My video card has stopped rendering properly or it has died and I was wondering what the highest upgrades are for that motherboards CPU and graphics?Also, I am wondering if it is at all possible that I can upgrade my motherboard to allow for a faster CPU and graphics card?Thank you for any help you can give because I cannot find any info regarding upgrades.

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@Ccook7 What GPU and CPU do you have installed now??? REO

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I am trying to recover the 3 of 4 USB-ports on 8560w. After last Windows update, just 1 of the 4 USB-ports are working.What is the problem and how to fix this problem?I have tried differt solutions found on the forum, but non is working.Please HELP!!! 

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Hi, I'm trying to enable Virtualization for my Elitebook 8560W but when I start BIOS most options are grayed out and I can't change them. I set everything on it's defaults but nothing changed. Is there anything I can do to fix this?

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I was thinking of upgrading the RAM in my Elitebook 8650w. I know the type of memory I need (DDR3 PC-10600 1333 Mhz) but I was wondering how many strips are build in already?I got the quad core version so my laptop has 4 slots, from which 2 are under the keyboard and I dont want to take the laptop apart. My laptop has 4 GB of RAM this moment. My question is, are there 2 strips of 2GB DDR3 RAM already installed or just 1 strip of 4 GB? Or is this something varying from factory to factory?











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A:RAM memory in Elitebook 8560w

Yes, DDotDacherDash has a very good point to use the Support Assistant. Bur if you are like me, and you uninstalled all unnecessary software, you can also run the free Crucial memory scanner that will scan your PC and report the same info without installing any software. http://www.crucial.com/systemscanner/ Paul

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I would like to add RAM to my EliteBook and have not been able to figure out the correct part # AND can I just "plug" it into the second slot?  Currently have a 4GB RAM in slot 1.

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This afternoon I left my Elitebook open and running on the table and when I returned half an hour later the screen was black. I figured it had gone to sleep but when I moved my mouse nothing happened. I pushed the power button, still no response. Even after holding the power button for an extended period of time nothing happened, aside from the power led blinking for a couple of seconds. I've already tried removing the battery etc, but it didn't work. All help is appreciated.

A:HP Elitebook 8560w won't boot, help?

Have you tried removing the battery and power cable.  Then hold the power button for over 1 minute.  Then reassemble and power on?

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Hi everyone, I am in the need to upgrade the RAM on my ELitebook 8560w and I do not know how much ram i can add and what's best to buy! There are four slots in total and two are used with 4 Go ram memories. REASON: I am using this computer for 3D modelling and it s getting slow. Computer Make: Hewlett-PackardComputer Model: HP EliteBook 8560wComputer Version: A0000C02Motherboard Model: 1631Motherboard Version: KBC Version 01.3BCPU: Intel Unknown 2.3GhzInstalled Memory: 4 slots: 4 GB, empty, 4 GB, empty Spec ram: Type DDR3Size 4096 MBytesManufacturer Hyundai ElectronicsMax Bandwidth PC3-12800 (800 MHz)Part Number HMT351S6CFR8C-PBSerial Number 075DC11AWeek/year 22 / 12 Thanks for answering as soon as possible. Best regards, Julien

A:adding ram memory on my ELITEBOOK 8560w

Hi, Julien: Below is the link to the quickspecs for your mobile workstation. http://isvpatch.external.hp.com/HPPTF2/drvlib/docs/8560w.pdf The memory upgrade info can be found on page 7.

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I'm hoping someone might be able to help me diagnose this problem with my 8560W:It randomly hard locks up - ie the mouse/keyboard input stop and music playback freezes - about 10 seconds later the machine turns right off.  I haven't noticed any pattern to when it does it - sometimes it'll go for a week with no problems, other times it'll freeze before the windows sign-in screen. I've tried a fresh windows install (but have also seen the lockups in safe mode) so I don't think it's a bad driver issue. There is nothing meaningful in event viewerI suspected it might be an SSD failing - so tried another and had the same issues. I've seen the lockups on battery, and with both the power adapters I have - also on AC with the battery removed.I've run the built-in efi extensive diagnosis a few times - all passing completely. I have cleaned out the heatsinks with compressed air - though they didn't look too bad.  Keeping an eye on CPU temperatures - it does lock up some times when the temperatures are relatively low. Something I've noticed (and I don't know if it's a red herring or not) is that the system fan tends to not spin as much as it used to - ie I don't notice hearing it.  I've tried to roll back my BIOS - but haven't been able to - in Windows it tells me I can't go back, and in 'bios' it tells me it can't find the signature. Any help at this point would be appreciated.  I'd hate to have to throw the system out - it is still a ve... Read more

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Elitebook 8560w all drivers and BIOS are up to date.  Win7 is fully up to date.  Nothing in event viewer other than the previous system shutdown @ whatever was unexpected.  Can't replicate it.  I've left it on for a day a few times over and this evil power down won't show it's self.  Did it yesterday during a powerpoint presentation in front of 30 people. grrrrrrr!  Hit the power button and it fires up whitout issue.  Fan's are fine, it's not getting hot.  Batt and power are fine.  Is there a low level diag I could run on it?  An ideas before I just toss it?   

A:Elitebook 8560w randomly turns off

this has also been happeing to me and i really hate when it does i have done everything to try to fix it 

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I have an Elitebook 8560w with Windows 10 64 bit, 500gb PNY SSD, 8GB ram.  I noticed it first onFacebook, firefox would freeze when I played any video.  My GoPro Stodio was also very laggy.  I did a complete restore... a fresh installation of Windows 10 64bit and reinstalled the drivers for my Quadro 1000m.  I am stillhaving the same issues. I'm not much of a gamer so I haven't tested it on any games, but most video is terrible.  Is it possible that there is a hardware issue?  Any recommended diagnostic programs?  Could I have the wrong drivers installed?  I installed the latest drivers from the NVIDIA website.  Please help!   Thanks,  Russ

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Hi, I have had my Elitebook for almost 5 years now. It currently runs Windows 10 Pro 64-bit with 16 GB of RAM. I'm still running on the installed Hitachi 500 GB HDD, but it's getting a little slow for my taste and I'm worried it might fail at any time. I've been hoping to replace the 500 GB HDD with a 500 GB SSD from Samsung by cloning it, then wipe the old HDD completely, and THEN replace the optical bay with a new 2nd HDD of some unspecified capacity. My problem now: I have about 300 GB's worth of data (went to an engineering school). I spoke to an HP rep on a live chat who told me that the largest supported capacity for an SSD (that can only be in the primary slot) is 256 GB and the largest supported capacity for an HDD in the replacement bay is 500 GB. Rather than move and link my entire USER's folder to the 2nd HDD (which is possible but still confusing for me at this point), I'd like to get a second opinion from someone in the HP community. Is the capacity limitation a matter of drive height? BIOS limitation? Is it still possible to get a 500 GB SSD instead? I've seen in various forums that the user had a larger drive than suggested. Thanks.

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Dear EliteBook users,Did anyone try - and succeed - adding some memory module to the primary memory slot underneath the keyboard of an EliteBook 8560w?I needed some extra memory and successfully added two modules to the slots below the bottom cover. But I needed more, and had to add it to the remaining slot just below the keybord. For that I had to remove the keyboard, but that turned out to be an impossible task.The user-guide ("Getting Started", p.45 and on) tells you how to do that, but that is definitely not correct. For instance, there is no "keyboard release cut-out", as indicated in p.46. Also the force you have to exert on the keyboard back-side is dangerouly hight (dangerous for the keyboard and for your fingers). Googling for that did not help. In fact, a bit surprisingly, I have found other two user-guides for the same model, all of them with different technics to remove the keyboard, and all of them inapropriate. To make things worse, HP support in the Netherlands said they could do nothing for me, except sending me the same manuals I already have. And there is absolutelly no available channel to complain with HP about that!I'd be grateful for any information on that.Regards.G.Oliveira.?

A:EliteBook 8560w keyboard and memory

Hi: You may find the actual service manual of more help. It provides detailed instructions on how to install the memory and remove the various parts to get to the memory module under the keyboard. See chapter 4 http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c02844491/c02844491.pdf Paul

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I need HP support. I want to know can i run my HP 8560w by just removing my faulty NVIDIA Quadro 1000m rather than replacing it with the new one. As per my knowledge this shoud run on built in gpu, shared graphic memory even in the absense of external graphics card.

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Hi every body, I am asking help from you. When I try to install any version of windows 7/8/8.1/10 with uefi, the installation stuck at copying windows file (0%), this problem came out after updating from windows 7 to 10, before the update i backed up my system  partition and the efi one with windows image backup.when I try to re image my system the restoration hangs at the end after cleaning up.

A:EliteBook 8560w UEFI issue

run a chkdsk /R C:  from a command prompt  ..... UEFI is to do with the BIOS and only affects boot

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I have a laptop that will not charge the battery with the AC Adapter. I have tried different combinations between two chargers and two batteries and I always have the same results. The only time it will charge is when I connect it to my docking station which is a Hewlett-Packard (HP) NZ222AA - HSTNN-I10X 120W Advanced Docking Station. The charger I have is an HP PA-1151-09HA TPC-LA52 Adapter. The second charger is from another laptop. That is also the charger used in the docking station. That is an HP PA-1231-66HJ. I have tried both of these chargers in my EliteBook 8570p and they were both able to charge that laptop.  The laptop will run with the charger, without the battery. The only message the battery icon displays is "No battery detected". If I then attach the battery with the laptop still on, the message will change to "xx% and not charging. It will then run on battery power until it dies. At that point, it will turn off. If I followed the same scenario but unplugged it after attaching the battery, the message with change to "xx% and in use".  If I try to plug it in after that, it will continue to say "xx% and in use". It will not change back to "xx% and not charging". If the laptop was started with the battery in and then I plug it in, it will always say "xx% and in use". If I start the laptop with a battery and the charger, it will say "xx% and in use". I have tried updating the bios to VERSION: F.28 because I found an article that w... Read more

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Hello,i have problem with my EliteBook 8560w(With dual boot Windows 7 64bit and Linux Mint 17.3 if its important). When I plug it in AC charger it turns on by itself and after 2-3 sec. it shutsdown without warning. After shutting down the laptop can't be turned on using the power button. This occurs everytime I plug it in the charger. I get the same problem when I place the battery. I tryed the following: removing RAM, removing HDD, removing BIOS battery. Everytime the laptop turns on itself immediately when plugged in then shuts down after 2-3 sec. Its not heating problem either, because fan check is passing and I have recently replaced heatsink paste.When I plugged off the power button from the motherboard, the laptop stopped turning on when pluged in, but there is no way I can turn it on. Any suggestions what can be the cause of the problem and what solution can I try?Thank you in advance.

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Hi, i cant find the hotkey support driver in the official hp driver page.Where i can download it? Thank you!!  (ps. the hotkey doesnt work, and the wifi button neither. Keep orange light.)

A:Hotkey support for elitebook 8560w win7 64

Hello @hysteriia95,  Try this drivers: https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-elitebook-8560w-mobile-workstation/507...  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 all, is there any way I can get to the advanced BIOS settings on my Elitebook 8560w? I remember on the Envy you culd press the F10 key and A key and it would get you to the advanced features...

A:Elitebook 8560w advanced BIOS settings?

ccvortex wrote:Hi all, is there any way I can get to the advanced BIOS settings on my Elitebook 8560w? I remember on the Envy you culd press the F10 key and A key and it would get you to the advanced features...Are you pressing the F10 key when the HP logo appears (when you first hit the power button)?  According to this, it should be F10. 

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So i got 2 questions that i cant find a answer two and i hope you can help my.1: das the dock station require drivers or is it just plug and play and das it work whit linux. (i run ubuntu 14.05) ?link to the dockstion2: can i run 2 screens @ 4K 3840x2160. of the 2 display pordt on the back of the dock station ?I don't know if i'm allowed to link to the monitors because the art form hp :/ My laptop specs:Intel Core i5-2540MNVIDIA Quadro 1000M16 GB ram Thank you in advance and kind greats  Sander

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HI there, I have 2 monitors connecting to my HP EliteBook 8560w Workstation, I can have the full resolution on the primary monitor at 1920x1080 but not the secondary one. I think there is something wrong with Graphic Card or Driver since when I connected those monitors with my company HP laptop the resolution are correct at both. Can you please help to advise? Thank you, Regards,Steve

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Hi I can't seem to find the controls to adjust bass and treble etc in the volume control and sound settings. Thanks Shanil

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Hello.I own an elitebook 8560w since 2012.I had never ever used its battery,because actually i never needed to (I used it pretty much as a desktop). Yesterday,i bought a genuine hp-battery specific for my computer.And here is the problem that occured:While my computer is ON with the battery disconnected,when i connect the battery,the power switches from ac to battery like it should,but the battery is NOT charging. Moreover,i dont have the "plugged in,not charging" problem like most of other people in forum discussions,but right after the moment i insert the battery,the charger connected to my laptop is totally ignored!Like its not connected at all! As a result,if i disconnect the battery,the laptop power doesnt switch back to the charger,but shuts down ,as it doesnt "see" any power supply.Not only that,but even if it shuts down it will not start up,until i disconnect and re-connect the charger (maybe because it is still waiting to get power from battery which was disconnected and is not switching to the charger supply). Finally,i ran a battery test in hp connection manager and result was that battery is "OK". I have my laptop on dual boot (Windows-7-64 / Kali-linux ) and all these problems above apply to Kali as well,which leads me to the conclusion that it isnt a software problem. Also,i have to mention something important: After the original charger i had bought the laptop with,stopped working 3 years ago,i didnt buy the genuine,but a universal... Read more

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A:bios password reset Elitebook 8560w

@cgamarra There are no master passwords for ProBooks and EliteBooks. Contact HP.   http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html Or download these files. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zu4kdgxm052l87d/AAAMi-kfX4AVH8oTCbsOM4X9a?dl=0 Insert clean USB flash drive. Then run USB Image tool. Choose the flash drive then click on RESTORE. After restore remove flash drive. Insert flash drive into locked laptop and boot.?If HDD is installed remove before booting.? At C:\OUTPUT   type CD..   ?Then hit enter? Type HPBR   ?Then hit enter? First thing is to save your settings. Select #3 re-program. Press ?S? to save system information. Type HPBR and hit enter. Select   ?FIRST RUN? Then select model. After reboot repeat same as above but this time SELECT ?SECOND RUN? Some instructions here. ?If you cannot boot from USB there are instructions to make a bootable HDD.? http://mazzifsoftware.blogspot.com/2014/01/hp-bios??-unlock-for-dos.html More here. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-??Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility REO I must inform you that these services are not endorsed by HP, and that HP is not responsible for any damage that may arise to your system by using these services. Please be aware that you do this at your own risk.

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My hp elitebook 8560w workstation has suddenly stopped working. It does not power up from the power button anymore. After several attempts, I managed to power it up, yet in a very unusual way. In order to turn it on, I have to remove battery and unplug the charger, press the power button once, return the battery and press the Quick Web button. Only by doing so, the lapton turns on normally.   Couple of other things to notice as well. First, when the Laptop enters the energy-saving mode, it shuts down completely. Second, the Windows 7 welcome sound comes late (roughly 5-6 min. after boot-up) I know that these symptoms might be caused by different concurrent issues, but I would appreciate it, if you can help me out with this case.  Thank you in advance

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Hello Everyone !                                 Hope you are all having a blast ! I need some help, here is the issue with my HP EliteBook 8560w.  When I remove my AC power adaptor cable charger, my Laptop turns off in around 5 to 10 seconds abrubtly without any warnings but this only happens at times NOT all the time. Now I dont know why this happens but i lose my work & its becoming really discomforting.  I am using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.  Kindly bail me out here sir.

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I know in the past it was noted that you could not install these cards in a whitelist enabled BIOS, but has HP changed or updated the ability to install these cards on these specific older computers? If not, PLEASE HP, help your existing users. Please remove the whitelist from these older BIOS, specifically the ELITEBOOK 8560W. Thanks. 

A:Intel wireless-ac 7260 with Elitebook 8560w

You still have the whitelist. It is not present in computers having an Intel Core 4th gen and higher CPU, but yours is second gen so the whitelist is still a problem for you. People have been asking for "de-whitelisted" BIOS for these machines for years and it has never happened so I can't hold out any hope it ever will.  These two devices will work: Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 802.11 3x3 a/g/n WiFi Adapter 572511-001Intel Centrino Advanced N 6205, 2x2 a/b/g/n WiFi Adapter 631954-001 The 6300 takes 3 antenna and the 6205 only two. Both are 2.4 and 5 ghz compatible devices and are pretty good wireless cards, just not 802.11ac.  https://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-n-6300AGN-Wirless-THINKPAD-572511-001/dp/B01EDT6I2C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UT... https://www.amazon.com/Replacement-631954-001-Intel-PCI-express-Wireless/dp/B00TI8CMX8/ref=sr_1_1?ie... The above are very strong wireless cards, particularly the 6300 with 3 antennae if your laptop has 3 antennae. I am sure it has at least 2. I wish I could link you to a workable 802.11ac card but I cannot and these are the best you can get.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hi,  I have an HP Elitebook 8560W, with windows 7 Pro installed, 8 Gigs of ram and NVidia Quadro 2000M graphics. I am trying to connect to an external monitor (DELL ES24H) via HDMi using a DisplayPort to HDMI adapter. but the laptop isn't detecting the monitor and vice versa.  i installed the latest Nvidia driver and tried through Nvidia control panel put it's not seeing the monitor. is there a solution or should i go with the VGA cable instead,  and if i choose the VGA will it support full HD on my external monitor.  thanks for your help. 

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Good morning,I have a problem with my 8560w.I turn it on, after 1 second goes out, then it comes back on itself and starts the operating system.The light on the power button is always off.If I remove the power supply and the battery is completely discharged, at power on i have a bios problem message.I replaced the bios battery but i have same error.To not have the bios error at power on, I need the battery charged and have to pull out the bios battery.Can someone explain the reason for this malfunction, and how can I fix it?Thank you.

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Good morning. I have a 8560w win with 7-64. How can I adjust the brightness of the display? The fn + f9 and fn + F10 keys do not work.Thank you

A:How to adjust brightness on 8560w?

Download, save and install this: https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-elitebook-8560w-mobile-workstation/507...Restart system.Have you already installed graphic driver?https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-elitebook-8560w-mobile-workstation/5071171

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Good morning,someone would know tell me with certainty what is the docking station model that I can use with my EliteBook 8560w?The models that I found on e-bay NOT have USB 3.0 ports.Thank you.

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Hi I can't make my integrated webcam to works on Windows 10 on my 8560w. I didn't even see any device in trouble in devise manager and I didn't see a parameter to activate/desactivate it from BIOS. Did you have a clue or solution for me? Regards

A:Webcam on 8560w on Windows 10

I have been having the same issue for over a month now.   Also my microphone stopped working after upgrading to Windows 10.   Has anyone else had this issue? I can't use my computer for Skype anymore due to both issues after upgrading to Windows 10.

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Hello, I want to upgrade my 8560w (dual) system board (with cpu i7 2620M and 2 RAM slots) to a quadcore system board with 4 RAM slots and a quadcore i7. Is it possible from a technical point view? or is there some components that remain outside the system board and do not allow to make such an upgrade ? The manual mix all possible configurations together and does not precisely say the possible upgrades starting from a specific configuration.. Many thanks in advance, Yassine











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A:system board upgrade 8560w

The system boards are a drop in replacement for each other. This is the one you want: For use with quad-core processors in all countries except China and Ukraine 652638-001 You will also obviously need a Quad Core processor. You can move all the add-ons over from the old board to the new. Memory, video card, wireless, display cable, etc. Even the processor heatsink is part of the video card cooling system. It is the same on dual core and quad core boards.  This is no easy task, by the way. There are lots of connecting daughterboards and subassemblies.  Your Service Manual System board on eBay If you can do the work yourself, it is $115 for the board and then about $200 for the CPU: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Core-i7-2860QM-Quad-Core-3-60GHz-5-00GT-s-DMI-8MB-L3-Cache-SR02X-/121678932308?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c54a12954 $315 might be a working economic proposition on a $2000+ laptop. If you were paying me to do it I would not touch it for less than about $3-400 in labor. Looks like an all-day job. The Manual is not designed for upgraders. It is made for technicians who remove and replace like-kind parts only. Officially, there are no upgrades, it is a bit of a gray art. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.  

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Hello folks, I was using this machine perfectly since 2012. today morning when i started turned it on it start giving me issue it doesn't start i thought there might be due to battery. i plugged in for a hour and started again, still no response. very annoying i looked into this form for various people for who are facing same thing i have tried almost all possible ways result nothing. power button still doing nothing. in meanwhile i just pressed quickweb button accidentally and power light lights up for ~5 second i thought it is starting now but it turns off and charging light starts as orange for ~1 second and turn off .. still trying to know whats wrong with this machine..  thanks a lot folks ..

A:8560w Power Button issue

Remove the battery and plug in the power adapter. Press the power button. Does the notebook boot to the   BIOS post and Windows login now? If it does, there is a battery not charging issue.

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Please give me solution for HP 520Power on Password lock in my LaptopAny body know this solution plz give me...

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Good morning,reading the technical specifications of my 8560w Quadro 2000M, I noticed that the display port supports resolutions up to 2560x1600 @ 60Hz.Would someone confirm that I can connect, to a display port, a Del U2515H monitor and use it to the maximum resolution of 2560x1440?Thank you.

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Hello,I have problem with Windows 10 on my HP 8560w. As far as I can see, there are still no drivers from HP to HP 8560w...In the beginning I installed a bit older version of Windows 10 and it worked for some time well, when one Windows Update finally caused infinite loop of blue screen sayign 'Inaccessible Boot Device'. The same thing happens when I try to intall clear, latest version of Windows 10, during installation blue screen is shown and nothing can be done. I read that some people use Windows 10 on HP 8560w but how can it be done?By the way, Why there are no still official drivers from HP for W10. Could anyone help?

A:Make Windows 10 work on HP 8560w

Hello @marmal102 Welcome to the HP Support forum. There are no official drivers because HP hasn't released them - your model is too old and was released long time before Windows 10 was released in public. Your PC officially supports XP, Vista, 7 and 8/8.1Without the vendor support and the official drivers, there is no guarantee of proper support. Additionally, with the Win 10 update policy when Microsoft decides what and when to change, there is no guarantee it will work now and after 3 months, for example. I strongly recommend you choose a supported operating system for your device such as Windows 7 or 8.1 - both are still supported by Microsoft, they are stable and a good choice. 10 reasons not to choose Windows 10:>> http://www.pcworld.com/article/3092365/windows/10-reasons-why-you-shouldnt-upgrade-to-windows-10.htm...>> http://www.infoworld.com/article/2972298/microsoft-windows/10-reasons-you-shouldnt-upgrade-to-window...  Cheers

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I have a laptop workstation (HP 8560w) that will not allow me to connect the wirless.  The wireless radio button on the system in on.  In the HP Connection Manager it shows the wireless as on, but disabled by Mobility Center. When I open the Windows Mobility Center, there is not a tile for wireless. If I click the off button on the HP Connection Manager, the light goes off on the button above the keyboard and the status changes to Off in the HP Connection Manger.  When I click it back on, it comes back on but says disabled by mobility center. I have tried updating the drivers to the latest driver.I have removed the device under Hardware Manager and let it rescan and reinstall the device.I have made sure that the Lan Switching option in the bios is disabled.I have searched the Registry to see if there is an option to enable disable wireless, no luck. I have contacted Microsoft to see if the Windows Mobility Center is corrupted, and MS says it is an HP issue.  MS says the Windows Mobility Center should have a tile for Wireless unless the Manufacture has disabled it in thier build. I was working about a month ago.  I have tried a system restore to a date prior to the last time I know it was working. 

A:HP 8560W wireless disabled by Mobility Center

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i am attempting to upgrade my ram on my hp 8560w.  but when i took the keyboard off, there is nowhere to install the additional modules.  please see picture.is there a part i need to order or do i need to replace the motherboard to accomodate the two additional modules of 8gb of ram(each) that i want to upgrade to.    













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A:hp 8560w primary ram holders missing under keyboard

That is correct.  The models with the dual core processors only can take 2 x 8 GB of memory. I recommend you cancel your memory order unless you want to go through the expense and hassle of replacing the motherboard, processor and heat sink.

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Bois password on hp elite book 8560w

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Hi Everyone!!! Please help me to use Finger Prints to logon in Windown 10 64Bits.I were install driver - Validity Fingerprint Driver (International) - (windows 7) and Hp Protectools. Its run ok!! but I can't use Finger Prints to logon windows Thannks for read

A:When we have full driver package for Windows 10 on 8560w

Anything missing from your computer after updating to Windows 10 should be found via Windows Update providing the manufacturer submitted a driver update for approval and installation on Windows Update. Could be in optional updates too. 

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I've tried reo51's shotgun -  I also tried them one by one - Got various Error messages ranging between the following: Error code = 0x89Notebook is not supported (1631)Failed to load defaults, error code: 89 All gives the above 3 is some variant, EXCEPT for #22 - Probook 8560w - This entry replies: Bad command or filename (Could it be that the modelname should be Elitebook 8560w?) If I can't fix it - What would be the best option - to sell it as an all in one?

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How to recover unbootable laptop? Received Acronis True Image with Kingston SSD purchase. Loaded it, ran it from Windows, selected source; internal HDD, and selected target; external USB attached SSD. Acronis True Image then wanted to reboot to begin the transfer. Upon reboot I had to swipe my fingerprint as usual for reboots. Then got MBR error 3 Then the boot process continued straight to Startup Recovery - found a problem, repair failed with error code 0x490This the current status and has not changed. Tried these cmds C: , diskpart /fixboot (successful result but no help) , diskpart /fixmbr (successful but no help) diskpart /ScanOS fails with no OS found ALSO - In BIOS I removed the Security password fingerprint requirement to speed all of these reboot attempts. Did I just lock myself out of the C: partition for good.? Appreciate any help and advice this forum can give to help me recovery the HHD and C: partion. ALSO 2: I scanned the HDD with Partition Wizard and it finds all the partitions though the big partition which I presume is C is listed with no label, 445GB, full, and unknown instead of NTFS. cripes

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Hello, I have a SSD installed on my Elitebook 755 g3 and I would like to upgrade it installing a HDD for photos and movies (while keeping all the programs on the ssd).Problem is, I can't figure out what kind of HDD I can install on the notebook. 7mm or 9,5 mm? I think 7mm since the notebook is very slim, but I wasn't able to find anything on the specs.

A:elitebook HDD

Hi @shake92! As you can see from this product manual you'll be OK with a 7.0mm HDD:http://content.etilize.com/User-Manual/1031999428.pdfOn page 40 you can find the detailed steps on how to replace the drive yourself. Hope this helps and best of luck!




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Hello!I have a new Elitebook 820 with Win 7 64-bit Professional. When I have installed  programs or updates (Windows updates or HP own updates) I loose USB devices  for example mouse, USB CD burner. The touch mouse is OK all the time. I have installed many times Intel USB  3.0 eXTENSIBLE Host Control driver 4.0.4.51. What I can do? 

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Just to be clear, this is more of a rant than anything else with the unlikely chance that a HP employee will stumble across this post. Our enterprise has used HP hardware for quite some time.  A majority of our laptops are HP 840 G1's and G2's, which are nice machines. We just received a batch of the G3 HP 840's and all I can say is, what the hell HP?  First, you completely redesigned the chassis that now features a 'fixed' back cover.  Screw removal (10) and prying is now required to access the RAM, drive, and the battery (for the occasional hard reset).  A potential show stopper for our remote folks. The 2nd thing, which is just as disappointing, is that the AC adapter port has changed.  It's now smaller port which doesn't accommodate the pile of spare ac adapters that we've accumulated over time, or even the HP slim dock AC power cord when you're in a pinch. I understand design and product changes, but to make these drastic changes to the SAME model number is very concerning and surprising.

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My new EliteBook came with a 256G SSD in the M.2 form factor.  There is an empty bay for a 2.5" HDD.   I was wondering if the laptop only supports one of the two (M.2 or 2.5") or both can be utilized at the same time, hence the question.

A:can i add a 2.5" SSD to elitebook 840 G3 that came with a M....

You can use both. I have the Zbook 15 G3 which is very similar and am using the M.2 to boot from and then have a 2.5 inch SATA SSD for storage. 

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