Hello everyone, I recieved a new Dell Laptop for Christmas.
I need to buy an inexpensive decent printer for it that will print photo's and make copies.
Does anyone have an opininion as to what type I should buy? Thanking you in advance. Hope everyone had a great Christmas.
OS Name Microsoft® Windows Vista? Home Basic
Version 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1 Build 6001
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Inspiron 1501
System Type X86-based PC
Processor Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3500+, 1800 Mhz, 1 Core(s), 1 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. 2.4.0, 4/18/2006
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.0.6001.18000"
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 512 MB
Total Physical Memory 445 MB
Available Physical Memory 90.3 MB
Total Virtual Memory 1.41 GB
Available Virtual Memory 751 MB
Page File Space 1.00 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
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Kodak has an ad for the "kodak esp 5" which brags on low TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), ie; cheaper inks
This is an All-in-One printer + Copier device and if I had NOT already purchased the
Canon mp470 (pixma fine) which I love, I would go with the Kodak
I can't seem to get Windows 7 SP1 to load a driver for an HP printer that is on my home network. My laptop sees it but won't let me make it the default printer or load a driver so that I can link to it wirelessly. I restored my laptop back to windows 7
because Windows 10 was moving too slow. I only have 4gigs of memory, and windows 10 probably runs better with 8gigs of memory.
I have a portable spirometer (to test lung functions) that can print the stored results to a PCL-compatible printer. The printer cable has a RS-232 plug.
My printer is a hp psc 1210 printer/scanner/copier and only has a square plug that plugs into the printer. A USB cable plugs into that from my computer.
Is my printer PCL-compatible? Will an adapter plug/cable do the job? If not, how can I print the results using my printer?
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I have a computer from internetishop (hugebee), a Pentium 3 with 256ram and 1.2g processor. I am trying to install an HP psc 2100 all-in-one printer. The CD runs a check of the system first and comes back that OP system is not viable (A display comes up that lists the components it has checked, and there's a green check on all, but the OS), there is a big red X next to OS, but all other components check out. One would think that means it's not compatible, however I took the printer and installed it on my friend's PC and they also have XP as their OS with matching system specs. Internetishop's tech support sucks big time and they have no clue how to fix this. Does anyone has any suggestions? It seems like it would be an easy fix, but I'm just not sure where to start and internetishop is suggesting that I go to windows 98, that's a pretty sad solution considering that I bought XP from them. Please help! The printer works fine, so does the drivers CD. Thank you in advance for any help you can offer.
Try a different driver from here .
My printer is getting pretty old (a Dell AIO 924) and it isn't compatible with Windows 7. I am looking for a a new all in one printer that's compatible with Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit. It doesn't have to be a wireless printer. I am looking for the best all in one printer that is compatible with Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit that is $70 or under. If there is a good one for $80 I might be willing to pay a little more. Thanks for the help!
Look in the adds that come out in Sundays newspaper.
Don't know about all-in-one under $80.00 though.
Can anyone recommend the best printer for using compatible inks please - ie chips allow compatible refills.
[I have an old epson D88 which is great but a new Epson SX415 which is a nightmare - cartridges are so small and chips keep stopping the printer working - even using a resetter]
I have moved from W 7 Home Premium to W 7 Ultimate.
I have had an HP desktop 2050 for about 3 years without problem.
I can no longer print a job with page borders.
I have literally tried EVERY combination of borders available in MS Word 2010 and also using Open Office.
Each time I have the message that the "page borders are outside the printable area."
I have downloaded the most recent drivers and still can not print without this message. If I decide to print, then a portion of the border is compromised.
As a 'last ditch' effort I post this question here, in the hope that someone has knowledge of this problem, before I consign the printer to a dark and forgotten place and purchase a printer that is compatible with Ultimate and - probably - from a different maker.
This isn't an Ultimate problem, or even a Windows 7 problem, but rather you need to look at the page layout/paper sizes/border sizes in Word itself.
Your printer is definately supported under all versions of Windows 7 - note that there is no such thing as "Ultimate compatibility".
I needed to reinstall windows and decided on W7 64bit but now my Canon pixma printer IP4200 will not work,( 32bit version)
Tried the supposedly 64bit driver from Canon but still no luck.
Uninstalled printer software and tried again, still no luck.
Looks like a new printer required, but the question is what Inkjet printer will work with w7 64bit.
Does any member have a printer that works and if so what make (prefer Canon)
Getting desparate now
I would hold off before buying a new printer. If it was working before and the only difference is you've installed Windows 7 64bit, then you should be able to get it to work.
One thought, what was the Operating System you had before?
This printer isn't wireless, right? So it is connected with USB? (Connect the printer first before doing the following).
You could try running Windows Update, after going into the "Change Settings" and ticking the option "give me recommended updates...", the update facility might (should) offer you the correct driver to install for the printer.
Edit: This might be of interest Windows 7 Compatibility for Canon PIXMA iP4200 Photo Inkjet Printer: Canon. Drivers, Updates, Downloads
When I made the move from Windows XP to Windows 7, I no longer have the HP printer toolbox icon on my desktop. Even tho I had to do a clean install from the original printer CD, I can't find it.
Before posting here I tried looking on the web+I'm thinking the toolbox is not compatible with Windows 7?
It was always nice to be alerted when I was running low on ink,+ now I don't even have the option to clean the print heads. If the program is not going to work with my current system, is it possible for me to manually clean the print heads?
My printer is an HP PSC 1401 All-in-One
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HI can someone help me regarding hooking up my old 6MP printer to my new computer? Ive searched the drivers but it still wont print.
Try searching for the Windows XP drivers. The HP website indicates that should solve the problem!
just installed windows 7 yesterday... when i try to install my epson T10 printer driver its says cannot install. Os not compatible...
so how can i install it??
does anybody knows how???
Go to the Epson site and get the latest driver. A Vista driver will most likely work if there is not a win 7 one yet.Read other 9 answers
I have a HP Pavillions P6000 Series with a Windows 7 operating system. It would not "talk" to my 5-yr old HP 3700dn printer. Bought a new HP Color LaserJet CP2025 less than a year ago. Have spent countless hours with Tech Support downloading, uninstalling, and reinstalling various drivers. Worked for a couple of days then would not print. Any color print job over 500 kb would not print. Now it will not print at all. Need to print frequently using 65 cardstock and always in color with graphics.
I have searched review boards for a color laser printer compatible with Windows 7 and prints quality pages ($500 price limit). This is what I have found: Konica Minota: problems with compatability, Brother: toner hog and bad customer service, Samsung: fuser issues and terrible customer service, OKI: fuser problems and expensive ink, Lexmark: toner hog and other hardware issues, Ricoh: could not find any reviews but do they really still sell these?
Grateful for any suggestions of a brand and model # that would actually be a good fit for my needs.
Thanks in advance!
Well, I've searched this site and to the end of the web. The problem is my HP photosmart C-5180 printer won't recognize some new "compatible" cartridges (HP 02).
AFTER I bought them, THEN the seller tells me that "after they researched it, other customers are reporting problems w/ compatible carts & C-5100 / 6100 series printers". Other retailers have now also told me the same.
I'm looking for a workaround. My problem is that the printer won't recognize the new cart, NOT that it says it's empty. Error message: "cartridge(s) is missing or damaged." Obviously, HP has rigged this printer & the HP 02 cart so generic carts won't work.:dead:
I went through all the steps that the inkseller suggested to "trick" the printer into recognizing the compatible carts. HA! But, just like everything else, there must be a hack for this.
Suggestions or links would be appreciated.
tough break. The only solution I can offer is to buy an ink refill kit with the original HP carts. Obviously they are using ID chips in their ink carts to prevent 3rd party ink carts from being used. Very sneaky and also a violation of some trade laws.
I recently upgraded to Windows 7 (32 bit), but now my Lexmark All-In-One X74-X75 printer drivers aren't compatible... well, kind of.
When I first reinstalled the drivers after the upgrade, I was able to use the scan facility of the printer, and print jobs could queue up for printing, but they would not print. When I attempted to update drivers, uninstall/reinstall, etc, I was told the installation was unsuccessful.
I could not find any drivers for my model printer on the Lexmark site, but I was hoping someone out there may have some tips on how I can get around this problem.
Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
That is an old printer, there are no W7 drivers available for it, time for an upgrade.
I have an HP officejet 4200 series printer that I bought several years ago and which I'd like to install to use with my laptop. My laptop runs Vista Home Basic and the HP CD only supports up to XP. Is there a way I can make this printer work with my laptop. Laptop is Dell Inspiron, about a year old.
Try this one
I tried installing my HP 1310 all-in-one printer driver on my Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit system, and a message pops up telling me that I cannot install the software because it only works with Windows XP or earlier operating systems. Is there any way around this?
Hi, lizastreet, and welcome to the forums.
Have you tried visiting HP's website for drivers for Vista?
I went there myself and only saw 1311, 1312, 1315 (3 models) and 1317 and 1318 listed as possible model choices....
HP does not seem to have a 64 bit driver for the HP 960c printer (specifically, not the 960 cse or cxi)
HP Printer driver install wizard leads me all the way but eventually gives a message that it cannot find the correct driver. I have a New Dell Inspiron 5000 series with Windows 7Pro. This is the first software/driver I am trying to install and feel a bad omen Can anyone help please?
I hav hp deskjet 932c install disk if it will help i'll try to send u a copy , u mite hav 2 change compatibly mode 2 run it .
I downloaded the drivers from m$ website instead of using the disk on last win 7 install or mayb it was hp website, 1 or the other.(I hav a dell inspiron 560)
So I have an interesting situation here. A client of mine uses an old dos based database program that can't print to any printer that uses a USB connection, but it works fine with parallel. I've just upgraded them to Windows 7, and some of their printers (which I didn't know at the time, I wish I did), don't have compatible Win7 drivers. Does anybody here know of a new model printer that still can use a parallel port and works with windows 7? I know HP Laserjet 1300 works, because they have several of those, but I'm hoping I can find actual new machines (it's a longshot, I know).
What model printer are they using now, and can you get it to work with any of the inbox (and generic) HP Laserjet drivers?Read other 3 answers
We recently purchased a laptop, Gateway MX8738, that uses the Vista OS and a wireless printer that is Vista compatible (Lexmark x4550). Our internet signal is received via a combination modem/wireless router (Verizon, Westall Model 327).
We were successful in loading the printer wirelessly to our laptop and able to print documents. But found, when attempting to access our internet service (that had been operational), we were unable to do so though signal was strong. Upon going to Network and Sharing we learned the printer was blocking the internet signal to the laptop. Over the course of 2 days, we spent easily 8 hrs each with both Lexmark and Verizon with neither able to help, each pointing fingers at the other.
This is our last resort. We temporairly disconnected the Windows firewall on the laptop and found this did not solve our problem. We also have a Trend Micro Anti Virus loaded on the laptop, but did nothing with that. Any one out there have any suggestions? Your assistance is greatly appreciated by this computer novice. Thank you.
Hello, I am happy to supply whatever tech info to resolve this issue which has defeated me for 6 months. I cannot connect my HP G60 laptop Vista to HP printer or Kodak. Having looked at old threads I am not the only person to run up against this very hard problem. I would prefer not to bin my Laptop and buy an apple mac for compatability issues with 3rd party software. My solution at present is using a stick and transferring to XP sony lap top which is a nightmare as both have different versions of microsoft office. I am new to this forum and apologise in advance if my thread post does not meet the standards required of this collective. many best wishes to all.
What models are the prints?
Hi guys. I want to know if this RAM is compatible with my laptop.http://www.corsair.com/en-in/corsair-memory-8gb-ddr3l-sodimm-memory-cmso8gx3m1c1600c11My laptop is HP 15-r007tx Notebook PC. If anyone can answer me with details i would be very glad. Thanks.Read other answers
Just wondering if I will be able to run Vista 32bit on my Toshiba laptop. You may not need all of this but here are the specs (Satellite A85-S107):
OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer TOSHIBA
System Model Satellite A85
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8 GenuineIntel ~1400 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date TOSHIBA V1.10, 6/7/2005
SMBIOS Version 2.31
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2562 (xpsp.040919-1030)"
Total Physical Memory 768.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 188.21 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.62 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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I have a laptop w/ this CPU: Intel Core 2 T7200 @ 2.00GHz 1.99 GHz. Socket 775 (mobile)I'd like to upgrade to a better CPU, Any idea what my parameters are? I am not technically savy. Thanks. -John
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I have an: Aspire 5935G-663G32Bn
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6600 [2.2GHz, 800MHz FSB]
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
I need to replace: Hynix 2BG 2Rx8 PC3-8500-7-10-F2 [The 2GB RAM stick.]
Details of the RAM:
Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
Form Factor: SO DIMM 204-pin
I need to replace my broken ram stick with a new one.
I want it to be 2GB
I need it to be compatible.
Iv looked all over the internet and i cant find any prices on the ram sticks...
I have been to kingston and they are extreamly expensive... £100 with P&P
I have been to Hynix [The actual producer of the exact ram stick that is broken] and i cant find prices there.
What can i replace my 2GB ram stick with that will work without fault.
What can i replace it with that is compatible?
[A list or ram sticks and a website that i can buy from is preferd.]
Anyone got any ideas?
[if i posted this in wrong section then please move, sorry.]
I have an older laptop.. it's a Lenovo ThinkPad T41 2379.
I want to put a new HDD in it... since it only has a 40G and I have filled it up.
It's the kind that sits on a little platform thing and slides out when you unscrew the screw. There is NO cable, SATA, ribbon or otherwise. It just looks like an IDE connection that you plug the HDD directly into.
If I were shopping in a store I could find this by looking at it, but I have no idea what it's called and want to order one from newegg.com.
Can anyone tell me what it's called "technically", or provide a newegg link?
Boy I am just not laptop hardware savvy. lol
Thanks in advance.
It would be an IDE laptop drive.
There is probably an adapter on the IDE connection of the drive
to adapt it to the laptop.
The adapter will need to be removed and installed on the new drive.
You dont want to get a drive that is larger than your hardware can handle.
If it can do 40GB,it will probably handle a 120GB drive.
There should be screws in the side of the hard drive carrier you remove
to remove the drive from the carrier.
Compaq Presario CQ42-117TUMircsoft Windows 7(64-bit) Can this laptop support up to 8gb of RAMs?Can this RAM, "Corsair 4GB DDR3L 1600Mhz SODIMM CMSO4GX3M1C1600C11" (4gb x 2) compatible with my laptop?sorry for the bad english, hope to hear from you soon!Read other answers
My old laptop had WinXp and it wasnt working so i sent it in for repair:
they told me it would cost to much for them to repair so my warranty got me a new laptop:
problem is that it has vista, I would personally like to "upgrade" to windows Xp Pro
Xp Pro x64 bit edition
I was wondering with the specs if everything was winXP compatible
XP is compatible with anything that runs Vista. Vista is a lot more demanding, the part that wouldn't be compatible is the drivers. I have a toshiba laptop that came with Vista, and I do want XP on it, but my problem, ther is no driver on XP for the wireless card. So I either give up the wireless card, figure out how to make a driver for it (probably will never happen), or hope they eventually come up with one. The only reason that my driver wouldn't work is that the wireless card is se up differently then most I think so there isn't a driver for it except through Toshiba and they don't support XP for this laptop since I last checked, not too long ago.
The best way to check this is to go to the companies support site and see if the drivers for everything work with XP.
I did just check the website and it doesn't seem like they support XP either, so it can be a hit or miss then. You can try setting up XP as a dual boot (like I did) to test it. You can also call them or write to them and ask them, they may have a better answer than I do. I never used an Asus product before so I don't know too much about them.
XP Pro will be easier than XP 64 since a 64 bit OS has less drivers avalibale (just not as commonly used yet).
1.80 GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-56
512 KB + 512 KB L2 Cache
1024 MB (2 x 512 MB)
Up to 4 GB
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M
160 GB (5400 rpm)
LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD?RW with Double Layer Support
15.4? WXGA High Definition BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800)
High speed 56K modem
Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
802.11 a/b/g WLAN
Bluetooth wireless networking
Altec Lansing speakers
3D Sound Blaster Pro compatible sound 16 bit integrated
101 key compatible
Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical Scroll Up/Down pad, volume control, mute buttons, 2 Quick Launch Buttons
PC Card Slots
One ExpressCard/54 slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)
5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards3 USB 2.0VGARJ-11RJ-452 stereo headphonesexternal microphoneAC adapterS-Video-outexpansion portExpressCard SlotIEEE 1394aConsumer IR
35.70 cm (L) x 25.70 cm (W) x 4.06 cm (min H) / 4.30 cm (max H)
Integrated fingerprint reader
65 W AC Power Adapter6-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery
What's In The Box
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I am looking at a laptop for a fellow student. He upgraded from 8.1 to 10 shortly after 10 became available. Recently it was running slow and shuts off sometimes. Fan vent was clogged. CPU temp a little too high. First of all there are no drivers for Windows 10 from Toshiba. This laptop is not on their compatibility list.
I was running ccleaner and noticed its taking a long time. I looked at the CPU and Ram usage and CPU is at 7% and RAM at 49%. Then I noticed the speed of the CPU is at 1.2GHz with a Max speed of 2.6GHz. Every now and then it will jump to 2.3GHz for a second or two, then back down to 1.2 or 1.3GHz. Could this have anything to do with the 10 upgrade? Will not having the drivers for 10 create a performance issue? I think the laptop needs to go back to 8.1 but I need input from above my level (very low).
Toshiba Satellite P855-S5102
Intel Core i5-3230M CPU @2.6GHz
4G RAM Single Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)
Ccleaner is still running through Edge. Been doing it for 20 minutes and still at 0% progress which is why I posted.
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i am from India. I need to upgrade the RAM for my laptop.I looking for 4gb upgradation of RAM from existing 4gb.I need it while searching in online market.What is the configuration of my laptop RAM.I need help in this issue.Please help me out.
One more issue is that Will there be any problem if there are different volts in two RAMS cards in the provided slots
kp94 wrote:Product number: F6B14PA##ACJSerial number: (removed content) i am from India. I need to upgrade the RAM for my laptop.I looking for 4gb upgradation of RAM from existing 4gb.I need it while searching in online market.What is the configuration of my laptop RAM.I need help in this issue.Please help me out. One more issue is that Will there be any problem if there are different volts in two RAMS cards in the provided slotsDDR3L-1600 (Transfer rates up to 1600 MT/s)Two SODIMM slots supporting dual-channel memory2GB,4GB, and 8 GB SODIMMs * Maximum16GB If you want the upgrade to 8GB to go without issue, then install two identical 4GB Guaranteed compatible memory modules. Do not mix match memory modules in any way unless you don't mind losing time and perhaqps being frustrated by your notebook's blue screens and not booting to Windows. Take a look ayt the following web page at crucial.comhttp://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/compatible-upgrade-for/HP---Compaq/probook-450-g1Read other 2 answers
Sir,please suggest A COMPATIBLE Battery for HP ENVY M6 1102TX NOTEBOOK LAPTOP. THANK YOU
Hi,Manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03694820Specs: http://support.hp.com/in-en/product/HP-ENVY-m6-Notebook-PC-series/5296045/model/5305648/document/c03...Part No: 671731-001Description: SPS-BATT 6C 62WHr 2.8AH LI MO06062-CLThese are compatible:9-cell, 100-Wh, 3.0-Ah, Li-ion battery : 672412-0016-cell, 62-Wh, 2.8-Ah, Li-ion battery : 671731-001You can go for higher capacity one if you need.Eg.http://www.ebay.com/itm/251075663697?_mwBanner=1http://www.ebay.com/itm/171304221924?_mwBanner=1RegardsVisruthRead other 1 answers
^ That is the laptop I have and I want this monitor hoked up to it.
Will I be able to connect them?
This is the monitor.
please help. I recently bought samsung ativ book 9 lite presuming I could play the sims 3 etc on it and it is in fact not able to, I love age of empires and can someone tell me if you think id be able to play it on this laptop? Thanks
AoE 3 is a little old... so go to www.canyourunit.com and then type in the name and search/run the website. It will check your computer, but your video card may be the problem. I see that it comes with Windows 8? If so you may can get away with Windows Compatibilty mode.
Hi. I've been using HP laptop (15-n274ca) for almost 2 years. Since couple of my friends have told me that I should change HHD 1TB to SSD instead of buying another laptop, I would like to know if my laptop is competable to use SATA 3 SSD. Also, If you don't mind would you give me a recommandation of SSD brand? Thank you guys a lot! - My Laptop speificiation - Operation : Windows 10 Home 64 bitCPU : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHzMemories : 16GB ( 8GB Samsung 1600MHz + 8GB 1600MHz)System Broad : 2164 29.40System Bios : F.42Graphic Card 1: Radeon (TM) HD 8670MGracphic Card2 : Intel(R) HD Graphics Family Hard Drive : TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100 - 931.51 GB
Not even an issue. SATA3 will clock back to SATA 2 if needed but your laptop is SATA 3. Best consumer SSD is Samsung 850 Evo but others make very good ones, too. SanDisk, Kingston, etc.Read other 1 answers
I am a bit confused about my ENVY dv6 7300 Quad Edition. In the maintanence manual, it says that it does not support SSDs over 160GB. If this is true, then why? I want to upgrade to an SSD, but I will need more space than a measly 160GB. That doesn't even seem to be big enough for the entire OS.
Hi, You don't need 160GB for any OS on personal computer. One of my laptop has 120GB SanDisk SSD. I use it for Windows 7 Ultimate, Office Plus 2010, Adobe CS5 suite, Nero 10 suite and few other programs and still have 24GB free. Anyway, back to your question: You can use SSD greater (capacity) 160GB. The sweet spot now is 1TB. Regards.Read other 3 answers
My mother attempted to upgrade her laptop to the latest windows version and now it doesn't work. I contacted Microsoft and was told that her system is not compatible with their upgrade. It has a blue screen (not necessarily the blue screen of death) but when I turn it on, it shows: PREPARING AUTOMATIC REPAIR (white scren flashes) DIAGNOZING YOUR PC Blue Screen: AUTOMATIC REPAIR Your PC did not start correctlyPress, RESTART, to restart your PC, which can sometimes fix the problem. You can also press ADVANCED OPTIONS to try other options to repair your PC. RESTART does not fix PC ADVANCED OPTIONS:Continue: Exit and continue to Windows 10. Tried and brings me back to the blue screen. Use a device: Use a USB drive, network connection, or Windows recovery DVD Internal Hard Disk or SSD. Drive: Brings me back to blue screen USB drive: nothing in USB. Selected and message says The selected boot device failed. Press <enter> to Continue. Boot Option Menu: OS BOOT MANAGER OR BOOT FROM EFI FILE. Inexperienced and unsure what to do so I ESC to exit. Recovery from a DVD or USB: No recovery disc. Troubleshoot: Reset your PC or see advanced options. Reset this PC. Lets you choose to keep or remove your files, and then reinstalls Windows. OPTIONS: Keep my files: Removes apps and setting but keeps your personal files.  ... Read more
DIANAKD Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I wish I had good news for you -- but I don't ... While Microsoft tells you that there is no risk in the Win10 Upgrade, because they let you believe that you can always revert back to your original OS and setup within 30 days, the ugly fact of the matter is that the Win10 GoBack function has proven to be unreliable -- and when it fails, it can leave machines in a corrupted state -- which doesn't always happen, but it does happen often enough to be a problem and you won't get any warning in advance that it is going to trash your PC!If that is not bad enough, the Win10 Upgrade is know, in some cases, to corrupt the Recovery partition stored there by the OEM that built the original machine. This pretty much guarantees that no HP Recovery is going to work: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/HP-Recovery-Manager-Blocked-After-Windo... At this point, the ONLY way to restore her prior OS is through something known as HP Recovery Media. HP Recovery Media is a set of DVDs and a CD, or USB stick, that will erase the hard drive (removing all data, settings, and applications, reinstall the original OS, drivers, and some HP Utilities. In some cases, you may be able to order a USB stick instead of disks. You have to order these from HP; they can not be downloaded.You can look online for Recovery Media starting with the linked paged: http://support.hp.com/us-en/driversOnce there, input your P... Read moreRead other 1 answers
Is my laptop compatible with backlit keyboards? Product Name: HP Pavilion 15-ab203txOperating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)MotherBoardnModel : 80A4 Hi , I am looking to see if i can replace the keyboard on my laptop to a backlit version. Does anyone know for sure if this model of laptop can be upgraded to a backlit keyboard and if you know the part number? Many thanks in advance. Cm Swarnan...
Yes, but see page 23 and forward. There are backlit and non-backlit keyboard options but HP only sells it as part of a whole top cover. Your Service Manual What country do you live in and perhaps we can help you find just the keyboard but installing it in your top cover is not easy and HP provides no instructions. You could source the whole top cover from HP but it is going to be expensive and a bit involved to install. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.Read other 1 answers
My mother attempted to upgrade her laptop to the latest windows version and now it doesn't work. I contacted Microsoft and was told that her system is not compatible with their upgrade. It has a blue screen (not necessarily the blue screen of death) but when I turn it on, it shows: PREPARING AUTOMATIC REPAIR (white scren flashes) DIAGNOZING YOUR PC Blue Screen: AUTOMATIC REPAIR Your PC did not start correctlyPress, RESTART, to restart your PC, which can sometimes fix the problem. You can also press ADVANCED OPTIONS to try other options to repair your PC. RESTART does not fix PC ADVANCED OPTIONS:Continue: Exit and continue to Windows 10. Tried and brings me back to the blue screen. Use a device: Use a USB drive, network connection, or Windows recovery DVD Internal Hard Disk or SSD. Drive: Brings me back to blue screen USB drive: nothing in USB. Selected and message says The selected boot device failed. Press <enter> to Continue. Boot Option Menu: OS BOOT MANAGER OR BOOT FROM EFI FILE. Inexperienced and unsure what to do so I ESC to exit. Recovery from a DVD or USB: No recovery disc. Troubleshoot: Reset your PC or see advanced options. Reset this PC. Lets you choose to keep or remove your files, and then reinstalls Windows. OPTIONS: Keep my files: Removes apps and setting but keeps your personal files.  ... Read moreRead other answers
Hi guys , I lost my laptop charger and now I need a replacement! I tried to buy 3 universal chargers but nothing, I have a quite low budgetCan someone help me asap please??Thanks
Fau26 wrote:.... I tried to buy 3 universal chargers but nothing, I have a quite low budget ....Hi, You bought 3 of them already. Why not spend that amout to buy a real one ? But we need to know your machine before we can say, please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.Read other 1 answers
I have a Toshiba Satellite C660-220 which has a 500GB Toshiba MK5065GSXN HDD, and I am in need of a replacement but don't know which hard drives would make a suitable replacement. I have had good experiences with western digital drives in the past so if possible do they do any compatible hard drives for my laptop? The size of the hard drive doesn't really matter other than being bigger than 100GB. Please help.
You should have no trouble putting any 2.5" drive in place of the old one. As long as both drives are SATA you should be good to go.Read other 4 answers
I have a dell laptop latitude d530 w/win 7 pro 32 bit. If I buy a used refurbed identical item, can I remove my existing hd and insert it into the new replacement laptop and boot and function normally? I assume an identical bios. Will there be a signature collision or some type of id mismatch that will prevent this from working properly?
For an IDENTICAL product, you should be fine. I don't see any probs with that.Read other 1 answers
my laptop have a qualcomm atheros ar9285 but it keep having problems such as sudden turn off wifi or cannot find any wifi signal around even when the wifi router is nearby so i would like to replace it with a different wifi card. But I don't know what cards is compatible for my laptop, so can u guy suggest me some products or show me some ways to know if a wifi card is compatible for my laptop or not. Sorry for my horrible english.Read other answers
i want to change my processor. can you help me what are the compatible processor for this laptop Satellite L355-S7905
I think you'll find it very hard to change to processor in most laptops, unless it is a high end gaming laptop.