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How do I charge the Zbook Studio with a usb-3 power bank?

Q: How do I charge the Zbook Studio with a usb-3 power bank?

I recently purchased a Zbook Studio for video editing, and am wondering how to charge it through a power bank. I initially thought of using usb-c but then I read that you cannot charge through this port. The battery life isn't too great on this computer, so when I go to take trips to Yosemite it only lasts a few hours of editing until I have to find a wall port somewhere. I want to charge from a usb-3 power bank, and am wondering how to do this without a larger battery that has a wall power port. Thanks!

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Just got a Yoga 700-11ISK. It's great. Love it. Want to know how I can charge it from a power bank. The battery life is good-not-great. I know it needs 20v. If I snagged a 24v power bank and used the USB C cable,  would I get a charge? Anyone have alternate suggestions? I'll solder together something totally unsafe if need be.

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I am getting some info from the Lenovo team on the USB Type C port if it supports audio, video or whatever application however seems to be that the Type C is just another USB port for portable devices such as external HDD.There have been discussions about charging the laptop via Type C however I don't think you can as its only suppose to charge via the AC port. Don't fry the mobo mate.

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Is there a way to charge my Lenovo Z70-80 Laptop with power bank?
 
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Is there a way to charge my Lenovo Z70-80 Laptop with power bank?
 
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I recently purchased the Yoga 900 and was recommended with purchase the Power Bank PB500.  It was my assumption that this could be used to charge the tablet.  It doesn't appear to charge it.  Should the Power Bank PB500 be able to be used to charge the Yoga 900?
 
 
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A:Yoga 900 - Power Bank PB500, will it charge the la...

NO  I GOT CONNED LIKE THAT AS WELL....... VERY MISLEADING WITH THE POWER BANK......!!    POWER CABLE IS WAY TO SHORT....WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH, PLUS THE POWER BRICK SHOULD HAVE A 2ND USB SLOT TO CHARGE A MOBILE......!!  

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I'm using Zwift - a 3D bicycle training application on my ZBook Studio G3. And often the Studio seems to drop the power after a while of usage. It usually takes 5 - 40 minutes of usage before this happens. The power is connected, but it seems to drop it for ~5 seconds before it comes back again. Then it seems to be connected again for ~10s before the power is dropped again. Etc. By dropping power I mean:The screen goes dim.The power indicator in the tray indicates battery usage.The graphics is much slower.Here is a clip of the power icon in the tray. You can se how it fluctuates back and forth. And you can see the screen dim down when "on battery": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc0NZQ_TERo When I exit Zwift the problem stops. When I start it again the problem is back. I have nothing more than the power connected. I have Zwift configured to be using the NVIDIA in the NVIDIA control panel. Yes! I have the latest 1.15 BIOS and latest NVIDIA driver and latest Intel Graphics driver and all other drivers updated.I use Softpaq Download Manager. There must be something very, very wrong here... Is there some kind of log I can collect? 

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I have a visnic 30000 power bank.I tryed to charge my Lenovo IdeaPad 510s 13 80SJ0079IV with the dc output but it doesn't charge.This is the power bank I have: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vinsic-Dual-30000mAh-External-Battery-Chargers-PC-Laptop-Power-Bank-4-5A-19...Can It charge my Lenovo IdeaPad 510s 13 80SJ0079IV ?Thank you

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I had the battery replaced in my studio 1558 recently and since then each time I use it after an hour or two of usage the fan comes on at full speed and remains on constantly and the power/charge indicator light alternates constantly between blinking orange and steady white. If i restart the machine i get a message during boot up that the system doesn't recognise the battery and it will not be charged and the only way i can restore normal operation is to shut down completely and restart. Despite the issue and the battery message, the battery is actually charging and appears to hold the charge fine but i am worried that there is some other issue or that it is an issue with the new battery and it will eventually malfunction completely. The repair shop who replaced the battery have taken the machine back and checked it and said they can find nothing wrong with it and have not seen the fan and light issue happen while the machine was in their shop. Can anyone shed any light on this for me??

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I'm finding that the cooling fans in the HP ZBook Studio G3's are 'constantly' fluctuating. I'm not really concerned with the volume of the fan noise, but I am finding it SUPER annoying to have the speed ramp up and back down every second even while the computer is mostly idle. Is there a bios setting, OS/driver update/setting that will fix this so that the fan speed can rise and fall in a more controlled or stable manor? Thanks in advance. PS: I've got 5 of these notebooks and they all exhibit this behaviour, so I am fairly certain the fans are operating 'as designed'.

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Hello,
 
I just changed
I had the same issue caps lock and num lock keys  blink five times and the fans spins up to max.
Now the currier collect my Zbook 15 G3   to have it serviced.
It seems we can't even change a setting becouse of the bios is not able to reset itself.
 
I just changed ?the video memory Size on bios from 32MB to 128MB, reboot and...
 

A:zBook Studio G3

GianLuca, Great post and sorry to hear about the problem.  Which BIOS version are you running? We're going to try and reproduce this in the lab.  Stay tuned. -wes

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Just got the HP Zbook Studio G3; with the base i7 6700HQ. I have noticed that even under heavy use, the CPU speed does not go above 3.1Ghz. I would have thought that the CPU even if more shor tperiods of times should go all the way to 3.5Ghz, the turbo speed of the CPU.how can I check if there are BIOS settings limiting the CPU Speed, I guess to limit temp or power consumption? 

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I tried to use my ZBook Studio G3 today, but it did not started. I plugged it to the wall but only the LED next to the cable of the adapter turned on, no other LED did, I pushed the Power button and nothing happened. I left it plugged in for one hour and tried again, nevertheless, the result was the same: nothing.Can somebody please help me?????!!!!!!

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Hi All, In my HP Zbook Studio G3 i have 2 NVMe 512gb drives installed with RAID enabled in the BIOS. In Windows in the Intel Rapid Storage software both drive ports show as empty and I don't have the options to setup Raid yet i can see both drives and use them in windows. Please Help I want to make this a speed demon! Thanks, Jamie

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My question is how to install an SATA 3 Samsung 850 ssd in the HP Zbook studio 3g. The manual shows how to remove one that has a mounting bracket, but there seems to be no available SATA 3 bracket in parts for the Studio. I opened Studio G3 and did not find a SATA 3 connector. I'm not sure whether a regular 2.5 inch bracket can be used and anchored to the space in the Studio G3.  In addition, how do you get a SATA 3 connector or  where does one find a SATA 3 connector inside the Studio G3 space? There's plenty of space for a 2.5 inch SSD. Thanks,  

A:Add SATA 3 SSD to ZBook Studio G3

Here is the Manual: Manual See p. 31 and particularly 32-33. This laptop does not take a standard SATA SSD, but a special drive. 

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Hello! DriveLock works on my ZBook Studio G3 with SSD or no? I can't activate it in BIOS, because drive list is empty. Steps: BIOS, Security, Hard Drive Utilities, DriveLock. There is only "Select a Drive" caption on the screen and no drives at all. DriveLock is specified in specification:www8.hp.com/us/en/workstations/zbook-studio.html Thank you!

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My mobile workstation is really bad, I don't know what happen on my expensive laptop? 1 . Often shutdown by itself after using 5 - 10 min.  then I push PW button to turn on the speaker will make very very high noise seem like broken speaker. I just bought this laptop 2month ago,  bios was updated the last version. right now i'd like to throw it to garbage! give me suggestion, please Many thanks in advance

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I have a ZBook but the battery is showing not charging when I have it plugged in.  

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ZBook Studio Default Wallpaper Please!!

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Since the Thunderbolt 3 hub is not available yet, what would be the best way for me to run dual monitors on my Zbook Studio G3?  It has two Thunderbolt 3 ports, and one HDMI port and dedicated Quadro graphics card.  The monitors only have HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports.  I was hoping there would be a single cable solution for this, Im sure I could just use an HDMI for one and TB3>HDMI for the other. Thanks

A:Best way to run dual monitors, Zbook Studio G3

you are correct about the Studio and external displays. In order to make it Ultrabook(TM) thin, the tradeoff was the inability to add many connectors for additional video (and other) ports. The Thunderbolt dock should be available later this month as final firmware issues are worked out. HP did not want to release the dock knowing there were some problems, so delays became inevitable. The TB dock will support up to 2 4k monitors, if you can wait

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Hello, from the moment I unboxed my zbook studio g3 it had problems with exiting the sleep/screen off/ hybernate mode.When my laptop is Idle and the screen turns off 7/10 it has issues with turning on again. Sometimes my taskbar disappears and I can't select anything with the cursor, sometimes my screen does not turn on again except when I hit a specific spot on the touchpad and sometimes there is no visual problem at all, but the entire system freezes. Have contacted support multiple times, via the support site from my country (Belgium) it shows a link saying English support only. When I start the live chat via this link, the people say they support USA and Canada only, so they're not willing to help me. Have called the local support but they could not solve my problem and I can't call them because they're only available during my working hours. Is there any way to solve this issue, because I have to hardboot my device multiple times a day right now and I'm not liking it. PS all drivers and software is up-to-date according to HP Support Assistant... Hp zbook studio G3Intel i7 6700HQN82 Ver. 01.158GB  Hynix/Hyundai 2133MHz

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Hi, just received my ZBOOK Studio G3 a couple of weeks ago and I'm experiencing some problems apparently related to the USB-C dock. 1) mouse sometimes lagging2) keyboard randomically losing some input3) keyboard randomically repeating key-press events causing letters repeeeeeeeeetions ;-) Both devices connected to the dock. Windows 10 up-to-date. HP updates installed (well... most of them).I'm basically sure the problem is related to the docking because a colleague is using the dock with a ZBOOK (not studio) and had the same problem. Anyone experiencing the same issues? Daniele

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There seems to be major incomparabilities issue with the HP security client software and the zbook studio g3.  One example is that it causes crashes in archicad 19.  I have reproduced this problem with all the units we have which is about 12. Also some of the units were just crashing and shutingdown.  Other times they refuse to wake up properly from sleep or hybernation.  All these issues stoped as soon as I removed the hp security client.  Just wondering if the developers are aware of this and that its being worked on.  I feel that removing the client is just a work around and something that should not be necessary.  I like to have it work as intended so that we can utilize some of its features such as enkryption and finger print reader capabilities.

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Hi~  I purchased this laptop 1.5monthe ago. But still struggling with performance issue. When I use laptop in battery mode, the performance is only 20% of the original one.  Actually I purchased this in Korea but none of HP engineer in Korea  helped to solve this issue. HP Korea said this is normal. But costing $2,500 laptop with quad-core and external graphic chipset showed only 50% of laptop performance having 6th generation i5 dualcore cpu with integrated graphic chipset(HD520). I don'r think this makes sense. Please refer following Youtube and give some recommendation. https://youtu.be/vUR2dJ9GWcs Thank you all 

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Annoying issue with the touchpad. Press and hold any key and at the same time, try moving the mouse. Not working. You need to let go of the pressed key in order for it to work. Since I am trying to do this all the time in my music program, and still not been able to use my muscle memory, I think it is annoyning. Propably just a driver issue. Any input someone? Using driver: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=8934841&swItemId=ob_165565_1&swEnvOid=419...  ThanksMarcus

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Dear Community, I would like to add an extra SSD to my Hp Zbook g3 studio. I found that the following SSD is compatible with my laptop but unfortunately it has been sold out for the last 2 months. Crucial MX200 500GB M.2 Type 2280 (Single Sided) Internal SSD Therefore, I have some questions regarding an extra SSD: - Is it better to add a 500gb SSD and use external storage  or a 1 terabyte SSD?- Is every M.2 2280 (single Sided) SSD compatible with my laptop?- And does somebody maybe know an alternative SSD to the one above that is compatible with my laptop? Thanks a lot in advance,Greetings,Rick,

A:Add extra ssd hp Zbook G3 studio - Drive surgestions

The complexity of all this is way out of hand. What you are showing there is an M.2 SATA drive. I just put a 512 gig M.2 NVME (aka PCI-e) drive in my Zbook G3 (not studio). I know your laptop is a bit different but I am fairly sure it has the same kind of M.2 slots and I am not sure a SATA will work. I know it does not work the other way around. If the laptop is made for SATA M.2 drives only, you cannot use a PCI-e. I actually installed an official HP part. The ordering process is another whole matter, but let's just say I got it and it turned out to be a Samsung SM951: https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-SM951-512GB-NVMe-MZVPV512HDGL-00000/dp/B015CWR4M2/ref=pd_lpo_147_tr_t... I used it to replace a 256 gig Samsung PM951 which is like the budget PCI-e M.2 model so I know both of them work.  Look at the pictures and you can see a difference. The SATA drive has 3 prongs that plug in and the PCI-e only has 2.  The Manual on p. 2: Manual does specify EITHER a SATA M.2 or a PCI-e so you may be OK but I will tell you a PCI-e has double or triple the read/write speeds.  Mine supports 2 x M.2 and a 2.5 inch SATA. Yours accepts 2 x M.2 as I read the Manual and what appears to be a non-standard 2.5 inch SD.  I actually still have the 256 gig PM951. We can help you find something compatible and I can tell you the HP part was priced at a very favorable point (about the same as the Crucial that is out of stock) if you can stand to wai... Read more

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I recently purchased two HP Studio ZBook G3 machines. One of them comes with a Samsgung NVMe 512Gb drive and the other with two Toshiba NVMe SSD drives. I am not seeing the performance I would hope from these drives especially when it comes to latency for writes (an average over 10ms). Are there any drivers for the NVMe controller other than the one that comes with Windows 10?  I've seen a Samsung NVMe controller driver for the 950 Pro but mine is the SM951 and I haven't seen one for Toshiba. Thank you, Bob Ward

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Hi, Since may, i tried to work with my zbook studio and 2 monitors with a linux. I succeed in installing debian testing with the last kernel 4.7.5, it works very well (until 8 hours of autonomy with the nvidia card off). Sometimes I need to make a presentation and to plug another monitor. I didn't succeed in detecting the second monitor with the intel card. The HP employee I've got by phone, said that all ports (TB3 and HDMI) are connected to all cards (intel HD530 and NVIDIA Quadro). Is there anybody with this kind of issue and a solution? I observed on MS Windows that the internal screen is associated to the intel card and the external monitor is associated to the nvidia card, so fans are very noisy and the battery works only 2h30 ... I can't use only the intel card on MS Windows, perhaps the HP employee was wrong and with 2 monitors we must use the 2 cards? Thanks for your help

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Hi, I would like to buy the HP ZBook Studio G3 mobile workstation (i7 6700HQ, 8GB RAM, 256 SSD, Quadro 1000M, FHD IPS display) but according to some reviews and users' reports, this machine has too many problems, in particular overheating and fan noise. What can you tell me about these problems? Is it possible to fix them with bios/driver updates? In particular read this: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-Notebooks/HP-ZBook-Studio-G/td-p/5638289

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I have a Zbook G3 studio to and was wondering which extra SSD could added. You wrote that your Zbook is compatible with the samsung 960pro 512GB and that it functions very well. Before I am going to buy the samsung SSD, I would like to ask you if your Zbook has indeed the following serialnumber: T7W00EA (I ask that because there are several Zbooks that differ from each other, and I dont want to buy an expensive one that is not compatible). 
 
many thanks in advance,
 
Peter

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I am really puzzled, I got the basic Studio model, Quadro M1000M, i7-6700HQ, and to my dissapointment, the setting up process has been quite lengthy. I have been almost 10 hours negotiating updates using the HP Support Assistants, including failed attempts to update Thunderbolt 3 Secure Content; also updating the USB controller, rendered unusable my USB keyboard/mouse, so that I had to go back to a restore point. Video playback in premiere has been quite choppy; I would have guessed that because I got the1080p panel, video would be faster as it does not have to render so many pixels. 

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Hi everyoneA update to my bios rendered my brand new laptop unusable so my bios data now is corrupted.I had previous worked bios version 1.14 then i installed the latest bios update v1.15a using bios update option through ethernet cableThen my laptop now blinks caps lock 8 time then i hit esc+arrowup+arrowdown then it blinks 2 times which means it cannot get a recovery bios image.I also tried hard reset or usb + win+b but it's not working.I also have to mention that i deleted HP_TOOLS partiotion before this happen. I tried to make the recovery usb but it's not loading it i see no led bilnk on usb stick so no usb activity. I also see a short blink of a hdd drive led when i push the power button before i see the two blinks. I don't know if this is kid of a sign for init of the  HP Sure Start Embedded Controller (EC) or it really tries to read the ssdI read all about surestart technology which resides inside EC flash chip.However since my EC chip is still working. I assume that usb recovery is broken or missing from EC firmware and since i deleted my recovery partition from my ssd drive i assume maybe EC is still looking for some files on the ssd? Am i right? I'm also asking this because i already read on other threads that after people see 2 caps blinks and win+b not working they usually end replacing the laptop's mainboard on warranty. I also called HP in my country and they told me the same. So since SureStart handles such a thing NOT for this to happ... Read more

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Hello, I just recieved my ZBook G3 Studio and sometimes the battery appears to take a long time to recharge. In some cases it seems to take 20 minute to increase by 1%. I haven't done any offical tests but it seems that if I unplug/re-plug in, the power cord the rechardge rate improves.  I've got a couple ideas to test - wondering if going into, coming out of sleep mode might be were things go wrong. Thanks for any thoughts and/or suggestions. -Peter

A:Slow battery recharging - ZBook Studio G3

 I have the same problem... And at the moment I feel really frustrated by It.The "solutions" I found on the official HP forums are simply not plausible. They require stripping off batteries, praying on knees and use of magic potions made out of frog eyes and snake skin.For instance:http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-Notebooks/HP-ZBook-G3-Battery-is-plugged-in-but-doesn-t-charge... As it seems it is a flaw hidden somewhere between the bios and the drivers. It also seems it is an old problem which appears to happen to different HP Laptops. They could have solved it by now as the problem seems to be a few years old. I thought I have a high end product and I found myself with problems like this (just installing Windows 10, proved itself as a big challenge)... And they want to compete with Apple.... :-D :-)) BR

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Thought about starting with upgrade to Windows 10 (have no reason to stay compatible with Windows 7) Attached Windows 10 Installation Instructions says1. Backup2. complete backup3. Remove external hard drives4. Insert the Windows 10 operating system media into the available optical drive This is where I run into a problem as I can not find the optical drive...But it is a really nice suprice to have one as it is not mentioned on sales page(in reality neither I nor Windows 7 can find this device) So I started online update to Windows 10* Searching for updates takes an uncomfortable time (as if there are several program / driver incompabilities)* Finally it gives its verdict "HP Client Security Manager" is not compatible, uninstall? (yes) Will a continued upgrade really work or may I end up half way through needing a WiFi driver only on DVD...? How did HP verify Windows 10 compability? USB3 DVD? 

A:Updating a HP ZBook Studio G3 (T7W02EA) to Windows 10

Hi, Please use the following site to check:      http://www8.hp.com/us/en/ads/windows10/upgrade.html and if you wish to go ahead, please use the following site:      http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04730900 Regards.

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Hello. I am French computer scientist living in the US, and I am currently looking at replacing my old Elitebook 8560w by a Zbook Studio G3. My only problem... is that I often need to switch between two languages, english, and french, and a french keyboard is far more practical for me. So I am looking at buying a Zbook Studio G3 in the US but with a French keyboard. So I have several questions:1) Are all Zbook Studio G3 keyboards the same in terms of physical dimensions and connections?2) If yes, can I just replace a Zbook Studio G3 US keyboard with a Zbook Studio G3 French keyboard without any technical problem?3) Do Zbook Studio G3 keyboards have a spare part number?4) Is there any way to buy a Zbook Studio G3 French keyboard?5) What is my best chance to obtain what I want: a Zbook Studio G3 bought in the US with a French keyboard? Thank you very much.Vincent  

A:French keyboard replacement for a US Zbook Studio G3?

@vreverdy? This is for HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation Model numbers: 15-ap000 ? 15ap099 For question 1&2  YES. For question 3.For use in France841681-051  For question 4. http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=841681-051 For question 5. Talk to sales rep. http://store.hp.com/static/live_help_call_not_available.html REO  

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I have a problem with my brand new ZBook Studio G3. My Intel Dual-Band 8260 Wireless adapter works like a charm, but when I activate Bluetooth in Windows it disconnects from the Wifi I am connected to and I cannot get connected to anything anymore. Turning off Bluetooth immediatelly solves the issue, wifi reconnects and everything is back to normal. I have installed the latest drivers from HP for Wireless adapter and BT, I also tryed latest drivers from Intel.I also tryed to disable power management on the adapters, nothing helped. I obviously need both adapters (wifi and BT) to work at the same time. Could you please point me in the right direction here? ThanksTomaz

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Hi forum members, I'm willing to buy a HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation with product number "T7W00EA#ABH". All specs are good, but I get confused about one specfic specification... the WLAN card!Some sites say there is a wireless card included and some say it is not.  Also on the HP site itself I cannot find it, it looks in the datasheet that all models have a wireless card included. Isn't it strange if a laptop does not have a wireless card these days? Who can help me to find the real answer? Thank you in advance.  Kind regards,Sidney 













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A:WLAN card onboard or not at the HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Wo...

Well then, it may have the other wlan card. Either way, the product number is what you need to enter in the parts surfer website. When you enter the #ABH or ABU, nothing shows up. And either way, they are both top of the line wlan cards.

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Hi, I've just started trying to us my Thunderbolt 3 Dock I bought a couple of weeks ago and am having a pretty major issue. Basically whenever I connect the dock to my ZBook I get a blue screen of death! I have nothing plugged into the dock (other than power). If I connect the dock whilst windows is already loaded it happens within about a minute. If I conect the dock before powering up, it happens pretty much as soon as windows loads. I'm running bios 1.12 and have update as much as I can. Whenever I try to run sp76208.exe I get:"Your host device is not ready, Firmware Upgrade Failed!!!, Please reboot your PC tnen try again!!!" And update sp75579.exe never finds the attached device. Can someone help sort this out? Matt

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We are experiencing a serious performance degradation with the 256Gb NVMe HP Z Turbo Drive SSD in the ZBook Studio G3. It happens with 2 identical ZBooks we ordered so it's not onefold problem.When I received this machine early February, the SSD read performance (as measured with hdparm on linux) was over 2200Mb/s, now it's slighly over 1500 Mb/s and it seems to degrade continuously, based on past weeks' measurements. I did a manual trim on the drive using fstrim now and it trimmed 1.5Gb of data, but read performance is still "only" around 1600 Mb/s. I recall having similar problems with a Samsung 840 Evo drive previously - a firmware upgrade solved that case back then. Is this problem with the Z Turbo Drive something similar? Could it be solved with a firmware upgrade on the drive? Anyone's working on that already? 

A:HP Z Turbo Drive performance degradation in ZBook Studio G3

I am running Windows 10 and just did a test via Samsung Magician and its showing Read: 2065 and write:782 Edit: I have the 500gb version in my studio G3

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I have a ZBook Studio G3.  I received the docking station for this laptop which is part number:  P5Q58UT#ABA.  I have plugged it in as instructed, but it is not charging the ZBook.  The power light on the docking station is illuminated.   The USB ports do not work either.  It appears that the only thing that is working is the power indicator and its ability to put the laptop to sleep if I press the button.  Do I have a defective docking station (it appears to be defective)?  If not, how do I get it to work?  By the way, the power supply that came with the docking station seems to be working just fine if I plug it directly into the ZBook.

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Hopefully someone here can help me before I get an aneurysm. I got the HP Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station (150 watts, model number P5Q54AA). Everything is connected ok but as soon as the dock connects to my laptop it crashes my computer instantly and generates the blue screen of death. It doesn't matter if a monitor is connected or not. There was a couple of scary moments when it sent my fans into overdrive and started beeping loudly as if a bomb was ready to explode. I spent more than eight hours on this yesterday and at this point the dock seems like nothing more than a nice looking brick. I have went through all of the help threads here and tried everything. I updated the bios from 1.14 to 1.15I updated all audio drivers, graphic drivers, firmware drivers, chipset drivers, and thunderbolt related driversI rolled back everything twice and reinstalled everythingI removed the security setting in the bios that relates to thunderbolt devices connectingI've made numerous other changes that didn't work and had to roll backNothing seems to work. I am puzzled as to why HP haven't set this up better. Surely there needs to be a dedicated app for this that handles everything and installs and removes all necessary drivers. By the looks of it this docking station has been a mess from the start. What else can I do at this point? 

A:Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station Crashes HP ZBook Studio G3 as...

It is possible you have a defective dock. I have exactly the same setup and went through some difficulties when I first got it but turning off Thunderbolt security made mine work. It is still occasionally finicky coming out of sleep mode or if I disconnect the laptop and use it as a laptop then try to reconnect the dock. Takes a restart or 2 sometimes but mine generally works well.  I would suggest your problems point to a bad piece of hardware. 

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I have a brand new out of the box Zbook Studio G3 with a 500GB SSD. These laptops come preloaded with Pro, however we have to use our Enterprise license and and bit-locker which is only available with Enterprise.  I'm booting off a USB bootable with Win 7Enterprise, when prompted to load the storage drivers I input Intel Rapid Storage drivers downloaded from HPs website. It finds the driver attempts to load it with the progress bar, then when done shows no hard disk. I've tried looking at the it with Diskpart and it doesn't see the drive either. The laptop boots to Pro obviously and shows a drive in the BIOS so it's there.  I called up HPs corporate support site and the tech said the storage driver I'm using should be the only driver for this laptop and does not know why it's not workin. Obviously HP was able to get Pro on to this laptop. Anyone have any suggestions?  Just really needing a way to find the drive and install a clean version of Win7 Ent, nothing fancy. All bios options played with back and forth to no avail. Thanks in advance. 

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I got speechless about the global warranty provided by hp on my Zbook studioTimelineI saw the ad on new zbook studio g3 mobile workstationI bought it onlineBlue screen exists at the begining but not so frequent, so i neglected the issue and kept using itI move to australia months later, and the bluescreen issue went serious,i lost my files and ongoing work several timesI call them on 07/27 for support.til now 9/12, it is still broken after two horrible repair experience and thousands of supporting call forwardsI ask them to just replace the computer because I am getting tire of repairing this **bleep**ing laptop(2000+ dollars prices)they refuse because it is purchased in US!!!!!!!!!!!they said would like to repair it more. are you kidding? it may takes another 20days????? what the **bleep** is hp customer service doing , I am going to spread all the tricks paly by HP to all the internet because I won't trust this thief company.the customer service told me that just return to your own country and let them replace it for you!!!I will spread it into the mass media and share my horrible experienc with HP. I even bought a new dell computer for working during the repair because can you do work without laptop in nearly two months?? Why do I bought hp? wasting money on a dumb machine?? no support, waste of time and money??! 

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WARNING!!! DO NOT INSTALL THE INTEL (CORPORATE) MANAGEMENT ENGINE FIRMWARE COMPONENT UPDATE!! http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=8934841&swItemId=ob_159465_1&swEnvOid=419... Intel Corporate Management Engine (ME) Firmware Component (American, International)11.0.0.1194 Rev.A1 Dec 2015 We purchased 5 of these laptops for our engineering department and I was against a tight timetable to get them deployed (next day). I started working on getting one all setup with the software needed and then I would simply clone that one to the other 5. I did a clean install of Windows 10 and installed all the drivers from HP's site. Then I ran Windows Updates until everything was up-to-date. I disabled Windows Defender. Now all that was left was to update the BIOS, Intel ME and Thunderbolt firmware using the utilities dowloaded from the drivers page. The BIOS installed fine, but it's a really weird update process. Makes beeps and lights blink while its working. There is no progress bar to let you know if it's actually doing anything. At one point the beeps stop but it's really still working. Then it boots and updates another part of the system and so on. Anyway, that all worked out fine. No issues with the update and back into Windows 10. Then I ran the Thunderbolt Firmware update and a command window opened saying that it could not find the controller. It didn't look like it did anything after that point and just closed.&n... Read more

A:zBook Studio G3 - DEATH BY INTEL ME FIRMWARE UPDATE

I will ask to have your issue escalated to the appropriate team within HP. 

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I have a Zbook Studio G3 with a Thunderbolt 3 Dock. To the dock I have the receiver to a Microsoft Sculpt wireless keyboard connected. Often when I have not used the keyboard for a while the first keypress gets lost.  If I connect the receiver to the computer I do _not_ get the error. There must be some error with the dock! Yes! I have the latest BIOS 1.15, drivers and thunderbolt firmware installed. I think this problem was mentioned somewhere in the very long TB3-thread that somehow got closed. Has this problem solved for anyone? How? It is very annoying!

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Good afternoon. I post this only after exhausting all other options that I can find. Every laptop that I own, I build from scratch. Once it is built and updated and software installed, I snap an image of the device. This time, however, I can not get this system to install Windows 7 Pro x64. At first, I couldn't even get it to boot to a flash drive or external CD drive. An hour later, I updated the BIOS and reset everything back to factory defaults and boom, it finally loads up Windows. Now, I go through the setup process but every time I go to look at the drives [to format and what not], it tells me that I'm missing a required device driver. I select my language, and proceed, but get stuck at the same place. This is where I get super confused: This model laptop doesn't have a CD/DVD drive available, yet it's telling me that I'm missing 'a required CD/DVD drive device driver'. What?! Ok. I've downloaded all the drivers for the notebook, as well as used a 3rd party software to export all of them to another drive. It tells me to insert a CD/DVD [although there are none] or a flash drive to install the drivers. I've done this with both an external CD/DVD drive and with a 2nd flash drive, but still get the same message. My experience tells me to disable the USB 3.0 and force it down to 2.0, at least until I can get the OS installed, but I can't find any options for that in the BIOS. Does ANYONE have any other ideas to use?

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A:Unable to Clean Install Windows on ZBook Studio G3

Yes actually I was able to get it resolved... The CD that came with it was the key. I thought initially that's what I was using but apparently not. I work in an IT department so I have a thousand of those HP DVDs. Once I plugged in the DVD that came with the laptop it booted right up like there never was any issue at all. I did contact HP support about this and they were about as useful as Comcast Customer Support [for those of you that know what that's like]. I was supposed to get at least a phone call from someone but never did.  But there you go!

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