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Q: HP Pavilion Notebook 15z turns off when battery gets below 3...

Hello, Two weeks after my one year warranty was up my laptop started shutting off when the battery was around 30-40%. I checked the battery using the HP Support Assistant Diagnostic Check and it continues to say the "Primary battery is OK." I've also noticed that since this started happening the battery won't fully charge. It only charges to 90-94% then shows "94% available (plugged in, not charging)." I used to unplug the battery until the battery saver (set at 20%) would turn on then I'd fully charge it and repeat. I use my laptop for work so I'm usually plugged in 8-14 hours a day for five days a week. I shut it off every night as well. Am I missing something or is this the battery life I should get? Did I use it too much? I purposefully got a long life battery because for work. I found the article below which sounds similar to my situation and wanted to ask anyway. https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-15-notebook-sudden... This is my first HP and I didn't have battery issues like this with any previous laptop doing the same amount of work/usage for at least 2+ years. Is this the way HP's are? Am I supposed to expect this type of performance out of my laptop? Thanks for any help/suggestions/words of wisdom.

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Hello, For 2-3 weeks my laptop has been turning off with 30-50% battery left.  As soon as it is plugged in, I have no problems. While attempting to turn the computer back on (before I plug it in) the computer usually shuts down before I get to the login screen.  On a few occasions, however, I have succesfully logged in and started my web browser before it shuts down again.  Every time that my computer dips into this margin, it kills all proccesses (unexpected shutdown).  I have tried different power options, but they just delay how long the battery stays above 30-50%. I do not know of any other details.    Thanks for readingIsenfireLDC

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my hp pavilion TS 15 notebook turns itself back on after I shut it down in windows.  If I shut the screen it just keep turning on and shutting of continuously. any ideas? 

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With fully loaded battery my notebook turns off when I remove the power connection.

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Notebook batteri is finished. After some secs the display turns off (notebook
is connected to kabel power).
If the display is closed down, and opened again, the display turns on again
for some secs, and turns off again.
Hitting the batteri icon, which is always red crossed, windows prompts
that batteri has low performance and the computer may shut down anytime.
But the computer doesn't shut down, the display turns off.
Running the computer without the batteri doesn't work, the above happens.
Q: Is there a way to set windows 7 to ignore the defect batteri, and run
on wired power?

Thanks.

A:notebook, broken battery, display turns off

Remove the battery, & use mains power only.

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HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab019axSerious issues with battery life since July/August last year (prior to warranty expiration)I have performed HP?s own battery check and it recommends a replacement (42) on 18 month young laptop!!!The screen goes fuzzy, black and freezes after last remote sessionI have had 4 or 5 remote sessions with no improvementLast 2 of those have been in the past 2 weeks after which screen went all fuzzy with blue lines. I had to force reboot  and since then the screen freezes and/or flickers black. Laptop is completely unstable now.I had around 5 hours on battery life and from one day to the next, this changed to about 1˝ hoursIn the 18 months I?ve had the laptop I?ve run down the battery frequentlyBattery keeps loosing life even plugged in, currently showing ?65% available plugged in not charging? from its usual 91%HP test says REPLACE battery

A:Pavilion Notebook Battery

Replace the Battery is the only resolution. Take the laptop to the nearest service center. 





I am an HP employee

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Hi, My battery status shows "0% available(plugged in, not charging)" since a few days and without AC power supply, the laptop does not switch on. The white light keeps blinking when I plug in the AC supply (always now). I have tried the famous solution : "Please perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery icon " After this, the problem still exists. ...I went ahead to check my battery status through HP Support Assistant.The battery status says: Unknown  (93)  Any smart ideas to resolve this? 

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I need to purchase a replacement battery for a Pavilion Notebook 15-AB269SA. The code of my faulty battery is 800049-001 but can't find it in the online store. The other code number on the battery is 6EUUB06BB9T373. 

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I just need to know which battery is  best for my laptop. I don't want to get the one that is incorrect and will blow out. 

A:Which battery replacement for HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

Hi, Part number fof battery for your machine is: 756743-001. Please bookmark the following link for future references:       http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=J9H81UA As you can see: HP store does not stock that part, please try     https://www.amazon.com/756743-001-battery-Pavilion-756745-001-756480-541/dp/B01AKA08ME Regards.

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I have a HP Pavilion g6- 2399a Notebook PC and I am looking for the compatible battery for the product. As I do not have my original battery, I do not know the product code and cannot seem to find the relevant battery that I would neeed to buy. Does anyone know which battery is compatible with this product on the HP website, and the product number?  

A:Battery- HP Pavilion g6-2399sa Notebook PC

 Hi, http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03593126 6 cell, 55-Whr, 2.55-Ah Li-ion battery 593554-001 6 cell, 47-Whr, 2.20-Ah Li-ion battery 593553-001

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I need a replacement battery 729892-001 for a HP Pavilion TS 11 Notebook.The computer told me so in an error message. Plus my touch screen goes haywire when the battery is in the machine but not when it is removed.The HP website says "This part is restricted and not available for purchase. "Where do I get a new one?Is there a suitable alternative?













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A:I need a battery 729892-001 for a HP Pavilion TS 11 Notebook

Hi, Please try    https://www.amazon.com/HP-729892-001-Battery-Primary-lithium-ion/dp/B00H2Y6WN6 Regards,

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Does anyone know if they make a bigger battery for the HP Pavilion 17-f053us Notebook,I have a 4 cell in here now and it's not that old and I seem like I always have to charge it just like my old Battery. I thought I might reach out and see if anyone knows where I might look.

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Hello, Since a couple weeks ago, I have noticed my laptop battery capacity has been significantly lower than before. Without charging, the laptop lasts about 1 hour while it used be around 3 hours. I was thinking about to purchase a new battery in case my current suddenly won't be usable anymore. I have searched for a couple of laptop batteries on the internet to find that all of them were either not similar to mine or had different capacities. At the moment I don't know what to buy, I am not planning on replacing my laptop for at least another year and I'm afraid the battery won't last that long. My laptop is an HP Pavilion 17-f040nd and uses the battery that came through the shipment. The battery and laptop are both 2 years old and have been used almost every day. The battery has a voltage of 14,8V and a capacity of 2700 mAp. It'd be nice if someone could tell what battery I should buy to ensure replacement for my current one. Regards,Mats.

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Hi, I would like to upgrade my battery as it runs out very quickly now. Please would you be able to advise me on which battery to get for a pavilion g6-1327sa laptop and where is best to buy it from. Thank you,Kathryn













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A:HP pavilion g6-1327sa notebook battery

Hi KathrynManual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03094322One of the below ?battery would be enough:6-cell Li-lon, 2.20 Ah, 47 Wh : 593553-0016-cell Li-lon, 2.55 Ah, 55 Wh : 593554-001�https://www.amazon.com/HP-Original-Replacement-HSTNN-LB0W-CB0W-DM4-6FF4220BJWA05D/dp/B0080FF8K4RegardsVisruth

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We have found that our battery is not charging.  We now need to have the laptop constantly plugged in to make it have power.   Sometimes when we turn the computer on, as it doesnt hold enough power now to go to sleep mode that it has an error message displaying about the battery and needing to do something about it but it always moves to the next screen too quickly for me to understand what the issue is and what to do about it. Can you please point me in the right direction on how we can resolve this issue as it is annoying.  The minute the power chord comes out of the computer, the power is lost. Regards,Kellie Anthony  

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Power cord plugged in to notebook.  Charging light is amber.  Battery is at 87% plugged in and charging.  The mamium charge for the last couple of month is about 86% to 87%

A:HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook battery light amber

Hi MillerDo a hard reset.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01684768Then uninstall battery driver from device manager after physically removing battery and powering on notebook with AC power alone. -->In Device Manager, expand the Batteries section by clicking the little icon to the left of the word Batteries. Right-click Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and select Uninstall. Verify that that's what you want to do. Do not uninstall any other drivers.Then power on system with battery inserted, go to BIOS setup --> reload BIOS to default. Save and continue to loading Windows.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00034791See if has resolved.If not, do a manual calibration of battery. Follow this web document:http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c00821536RegardsVisruth

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Good day! I would like to ask if somebody here knows the compatible battery for HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook. My battery only runs less than 4 hours now. I want to upgrade the battery to a bigger capacity battery. Also, does anybody here know if there is a compatible dock for the geming notebook? I am always plugging my laptop when playing games. And as far as I know, plugging the laptop consistently for a long time will damage the battery. Thank you!J

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i have HP Pavilion 15-p000nx Notebook PC . i have changed the mother board  , and since i have changed it  my pc shows that the battery is plugged in , not chargingcould you help me please ?   

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Today I purchased a brand-new HP Pavilion 15-N214TX notebook. When I got home, I unboxed it, inserted the battery, plugged it into the wall, and powered it on for the very first time. I then saw this message:

HP Battery Alert
The system has detected the storage capacity of the battery stated below to be very low.
For optimal performance, this battery may need to be replaced.
Primary (internal) Battery (601)
ENTER - Continue Startup
For more information, please visit: www.hp.com\go\techcenter\startup

Windows reports, Plugged in and not charging.

I've removed and re-inserted the battery, gone into the HP Support Assistant application and ran a battery check (only for it to report that it can't find a battery!), and I've ran the pre-boot diagnostics, which also reports that there's no battery inserted. I saw somewhere that you should remove AC power before running the tests. When I pressed the power button while the laptop wasn't plugged into AC, the charging light simply blinked white three times. I could at one point get into the pre-boot diagnostics on battery power, but I still saw the message telling me that no battery was found.

This is a great laptop, it's super fast, software installs quickly, programs open quickly, it shuts down and boots quickly, but this battery issue is a huge letdown. I don't expect this kind of an issue from a brand-new ~$1100 laptop.

Please help!

-techhead287

A:HP Pavilion 15-N214TX Notebook Battery Issues

Perhaps, the manufactures has shipped you faulty battery. Consider placing an RMA order as it's still in warranty.

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OS: Win7 (64-bit)
Serial #: [Personal Information Removed]
 
First off, I will say that the main battery I am using is not an HP OEM battery, however, it has been verfied to work and charge correctly in another family member's dv6 notebook.  Furthermore, I have access to an HP OEM battery, from a family member's dv6, with which I have confirmed the same issue.  FYI: I replaced my OEM battery about a year ago with an aftermarket battery when my OEM battery stopped holding a charge.  This happened after before my laptop was 2 years old. 
 
So, here's a description of the problem.  About a month ago, even though my laptop was plugged in to the AC adapter, the battery stopped charging.  The laptop continued to work until the battery completely ran out of charge.  Once that happened, the laptop shut down, DESPITE still being connected to the AC adapter.  At this point, as long as the battery was installed in my laptop, with the AC adapter still connected, it would not power up.  The only way I could get it to power up was to remove the battery.  Then, it would boot up just fine, but of course, I was now tethered via the AC cord, turning my laptop into a "thin and light desktop".  If I attempted to put the battery back while the computer was on, connected to the AC adapter, it would shut down IMMEDIATELY.  I took ... Read more

A:HP Pavilion dv6-2190us Notebook PC Battery Won't Charge & Wi...

Okay, so the type of battery you have is designed to last approximately 1 year (see link below) it has lots of links to other useful docs too.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00596784 HP & other companies do sell Long life batteries but they cost more.We would ask you to put the unit in our unit and run Battery check which is inside HP Support Assistant, make sure you have the latest version, same for your BIOS Version. You will see there are bunch of tips on how to make your battery last longer, but you really need to start doing them from the start, if your battery is already 1 year old there is a good chance it is low enough on it's capacity to require you buying a new one.You should check out our site, they often have sales, and Batteries would be under accessories.Check out other sites too, compare. Good luck. 

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My notebook is just stopped booting: When I try to boot it by pressing power button  the power indication light flashes white 3 or 4 times. This cannot be because of low power as I was charging the battery overnight, albeit directly. (I was using wire to charge, connect it to universal AC adapter that wont fit in the pc) This may be because the battery took too much voltage from the direct charging, and many of you may be tempted to scream USE AC ADAPTER IDIOT but I don't have it I may have misplaced it. Any help would be appreciated. Sorry for any grammatical errors.

A:HP Pavilion Notebook Battery May Be Fried (NO AC ADAPTER AVA...

I think you already figured out what happened. 

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I bought my hp Pavilion notebook in India. Now I live in the UK. For the last month or so, I've problems with my laptop. Whenever the laptop is on battery, it discharges very quickly. It randomly shuts off (not shut down, just shuts off with a gut wrenching clink of the hard disk) anytime below 50% charge. no notification of low battery or going into hibernation. It may happen in the middle of typing a sentence, or browsing. I ran diagnostics. HP battery check software first showed a "weak battery" result. I was about to order a new battery, when I ran the software again, which now says "primary battery OK". It is very confusing, as even if we agree that the battery has developed a problem, I can't understand why the system is not detecting low battery or putting the computer to hibernate, as per the settings. I've checked drivers - updated. The laptop is just one year and 3-4 months old. Should I replace the battery? Or is it a software error from the new windows 10 upgrade?Any help will be appreciated.Thanks!

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I have a problem with my HP Pavilion notebook, the notebook is not used frequently and it's just out of warranty. I recently upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.1 and I am not sure if that has caused the problem, may be just a coincidence?
The problem is that the battery is on 0% charge and displaying, "0% available plugged in not charging."

Because the battery is on 0%, could this be the problem? I read somewhere that if the battery goes completely flat it will not take a charge from the notebook charging system, is this correct? Or any other ideas would be appreciated to get it working again.
 

A:HP Pavilion Notebook - Battery 0% - plugged in not charging

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After job I unplug my computer from electricity.Nex day battery are less then 50 % charged.

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I have a HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC (Product Number F6C70PA#ABG), and since I have upgraded to Windows 10 (current version 10.0.14393) last year I have had nothing but trouble with it. 1) First, when I use the shutdown option in the power menu, the notebook will not turn off; the screen goes black but the fans continue to run, and the Wireless Antenna light goes orange but does not turn off. The power button in the top left also stays lit. The only way to turn the device off properly is to hold the power button down for 5 seconds. 2) But even when I turn the power off by holding down the power button, I have recently discovered that the notebook is still draining power. If it is turned off, and the AC power removed, the battery is completely drained when I next come to try and turn it on. This is despite the fans not running while the power is turned off in this fashion. 3) Also recently, when booted up the notebook takes an excessively long time. After approximately 2-3 minutes from power off, the notebook will display the coastal scene. I press the up key or click my mouse to bring up the login box, but the login box takes another 2-3 minutes to appear. After inputting my password, it takes approximately another 2-3 minutes to finish booting the desktop.  I note that, in an attempt to follow other tech support advice to allow the notebook to shutdown properly (to solve problem 1 above), I have previously turned off the fast boot option.  However, it... Read more

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I have an HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC, and the battery seemed to be working fine at first, but then it suddenly stopped charging and even when plugged in, it wouldn't charge. Now, its at 0% and removing the charger would obviously force it to shut down, thus forcing me to use it plugged in all the time now. I tried to use my HP Support Assistant to test the HP Battery Check and see the condition of my battery, but the results were a simple big Unknown. I have gotten the warning that my battery has low capacity, and I am not sure on what I should do. My laptop and battery isn't even that old yet. Please help me on this.

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Hi, I have a new Windows 8, HP Pavilion 15 Notebook. I just updated my HP Support assistant recently and now cannot do the Battery Check. It says Battery - Unknown Status (93)  ??!  What is that and why can't it access my battery ? I have removed and re-inserted my battery but that made no difference. Also the battery is working and there is no issue with it that I have noticed but why cant I run the test ? I have the latest version of support assistant - 7.4.45.4 installed. How can I fix this issue with the battery check ? Thanks in AdvanceRegards 

A:HP Pavilion 15 Notebook Win8 Battery check Unknown 93 status...

Hi crusader8, I saw your post regarding the problems are you having running the Battery Test in HP Support Assistant. I would start by uninstalling and reinstalling the HP Support Assistant. You can also use your HP Diagnostic Tools to check the battery. Under Component Test there is a Battery Test.  Try that battery test to see if it is seeing it correctly. Thank you,

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Today i got this Gateway W350a T-Series T-1625 Notebook,
the client told me tha it just stopped working .
so i turn her on an the fan starts for about 3 seconds the lights
turn on too but then she turns off the screen stays black because
it turns off so quick has anybody had this issue before ?Im going
to take her apart and make sure everything is ok inside but im allways
looking for advised.

Thanks for any help in advanced
 

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Hi guys,The issue is it turns on itself when i open the lid and then turns off after 3-5 seconds (like when you long press the power button). But if i close the lid before this 3-5 sec, it remains on and boots up normally till the login page. Its the same thing happening on battery and on plugged in mode. and somtimes that's what happen When I press the power on button it turns on and then goes off immediately. When I pressed the button again, it did not react. So I left it for a while without touching it.After that when I pressed again the power on button, it turned on and went off like the first instance.I opened it and performed some checks.Power cord is fully working, The DC jack is also working, Power button does not have a problemKindly help solve this problem

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As the title says.

My battery is 100% charged, when i disconnect the power lead after 30 seconds or so my laptop powers off.

I bought a new battery today charged it to 100% and it does the same thing
Any ideas please

A:Dell Inspiron 7720 Laptop - Battery 100%, turns off when not plugged in, have tried new battery

harrrrrrry.Cable LooseIf you have a cable that is loose, try removing the cable and reconnecting it and make sure it is firmly in place.If the cable is still loose, check for any bent or broken pins or damage to the connector or cable.If there is damage to the cable that is causing it to become loose, the adapter and or cable will have to be replaced.Check the BatteryRight-click the battery icon in the lower right-hand corner, then click Dell Extended Battery Life Options. If this option is not available, proceed to Step 2. Click the Battery Health tab. Make note of the message on the page, when the battery shows as "This battery is performing normally", then the battery is performing as it should.Make sure your bios is updated. You can also run the diags. click the link below.http://dell.to/2k3NUrHTo run a full diagnostic on your computer, go to the Dell PC Diagnostics page, click the Advanced tab and click Run Diagnostic. Uninstalling & installing the Battery DriverIf the above steps don’t resolve and you might need to uninstall the battery driver, and then restart your computer. Follow these steps:Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then, under System, clicking Device Manager.‌ If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.Double-click Batteries.Right-click Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Con... Read more

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hello, Ive had the yoga 900s for over a year, and in the last few weeks, suddenly my battery is acting out. I can charge to 100% and it works fine until around 20% when it suddenly shuts off with no warning. I concect the charger, and turn it on - the battery gauge always states 0%.  why did this start happening - is ther something I can do, or do I need to get it to a lenovo center? thanks,Nir

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my hp pavilion g6 turns on for about 5 seconds then turns off i tried taking battery off and unplug hold down power button for 1 min the reconnect but nothing happened i am looking for some trouble shooting tips also what could possibly be the issue thank you

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Hey there,
I've been using my upgraded Inpiron 17R SE happily for a couple of years by now. I've even gone as far as buying an 128GB SSD to futureproof it. This is the only drive - besides the DVD drive - currently present in the laptop. However I've had an issue for quite a while:
Whenever I try to boot the Laptop only using the Battery (even fully charged) it Posts then loads Windows and turns of just before the Login-Screen (I can't see it). When I proceed to turn it back on, it Posts then beeps and says that there is a Real Time Clock Error and gives me the option to proceed booting or to enter Setup.
This however doesn't occur when using the Power-Brick. Moreover it isn't always the case. Sometimes the Laptop boots and works fine just using the battery, but then upon opening a Programm (while under battery-power) it shuts of and gives the same error message again. If it decides to work the battery still lasts for 2-2.5 hours.
I'm really confused to what the problem is. It could be a power delivery problem, but it's still the original battery and laptop with only the HDD changed to a SSD.
I'm aware of it being a rather old machine, but selling it is my only hope for getting a new laptop for college, but I can't sell it in this state. 
I'm at a lost and really really sad because of this issue. I'm sorry for any typos or grammar mistakes, I'm a non native english speaker.

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Dear everybody! I'm going to buy more 8GB Crucial ram for my laptop. Currently i have 4GB. So i will have 12GB ram total. So Could anyone give me some advices about this. Is it ok ? Is it compatible with my device ?  Thank you.  

A:HP-Pavilion-17-f100-Notebook-PC-series - HP Pavilion Noteboo...

@0xaddr? Memory Supports the following configurations: ? 12288 MB (8192 MB×1+ 4096 MB×1; not supported on computer models with a 32-bit operating system) Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04427554 REO

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Hi, I just bought 2 laptops today and wanted it to be in Windows 7 64 bit instead of Windows 10.May I know where to get the Winows 7 drivers?I had tried to search around but I couldn't get Win7 driver.Can you provide me? The laptops I just bought are:HP Pavilion 14-ab175TXHP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab161tx

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My wife has a two-year-old Samsung notebook. Recently when she unplugged it the machine cut off, even though the battery said 79% charged (it wouldn't charge any further). I figured that the battery was bad so I bought another one from Amazon.

This one charges to 100% percent and does exactly the same thing. I'm perplexed but think there's something going on with the motherboard that won't let it use battery juice, even if Windows 8.1 says it's 100% charged.

I've tried the hold the power button down for 1 min with the battery out trick to no avail.

Any ideas? I'm stumped and think I might need to get her another notebook.

Thanks, Robert
 

A:Samsung Notebook Battery Won't Power Notebook

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Hello

Ive got new notebook Acer e15 571g, i recently added 4gb ram into it, and it was pain to do.

I was playing game few minutes ago and my pc just turned off. He was turned on for 30hours by that time. It wasnt so hot, im using cooler pad.

How can i know what caused this? Could it be the new ram or did i damaged something in it while adding that ram? I also overclocked my gpu, but for now i reverted it and gonna play some more to test it.

It was running without problems before adding that ram.

Thanks

A:notebook turns off by itself

When you added the RAM, did you take off the access panel and make sure that it was seated properly? Also have you made sure that the battery is also properly seated?

You did not take off the bottom cover at anytime did you? Also where did you purchase the RAM at?

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I have a Dell Inspiron 8100 notebook running Windows XP Media Center. I recently been having a problem with it. It seems when I move, bump, vibrate (not intentional, but like vibrating it when typing on it on a soft surface like a bed) the notebook turns off instantly. I am using the AC power adapter. The battery died a while a go and I did not replace it, so there is no backup power. I checked the battery and the floppy drive to make sure they are fitting securely in the notebook and they're. I'm thinking that it has something to do with the power source. Any insight on trooubleshooting this problem would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:Notebook turns off unexpectively

I would suspect possibly a bad motherboard ( corrosion/short/or maybe lose connection)

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Hi,My pavillion Notebook keeps turning off on it's own if the charger isn't plugged in, even though the battery is full. (it won't do it straight away).Then after that i try turn it on but it won't power on unless the charger has been plugged in. The only way to stop it going off is if i keep the charger plugged in.It's only recently started doing it.I was thinking it could be either a faulty battery or over heating. But surely if it's over heating it would go off even if the chager was in.I'm tempted to get  a new battery but don't want to just incase that isn't the fault?Hoping someone more knowledgable can help?Many ThanksDavid Weeks

A:HP pavillion Notebook turns off on it's own

Hi David,Definitely is the battery in this case.What is the age of this laptop/battery?Can you do HP battery test from HP support assistant software?RegardsVisruth

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Turns on.  Fan is running.  Hard drive is running.   Black screen.  No beeps...Blinking LEDs at Caps Lock and by Num Pad.  Blink in unison one time and the 3-4 seconds later blink in unison and so on.  Originally thought CPU was the problem and left her for dead.  I just replaced the CPU with an Athlon II (should be OK on this MOBO).  Same issue.  No luck with an external VGA.  All it does is black screen (it doesn't have the "rainbow display" as if nothing is connected--just black).  I've tried the hard re-boot.  I've tried the pressing windows+B+power button...nothing works...I've re-checked the RAM seating as well.  The Wi-Fi Button is also constantly illuminated orangeish color. Anybody have any suggestions? Thanks in adavnce!

A:HP G61-429WM Notebook PC turns on no screen

I should also I add that I had just updated this system to Windows 10 (7 was installed).  Original problem occurred about 6 months ago and she had been turnng off a lot on her own (probably overheating).  I have another laptop so I had left this one to die but after taking an A+ repair course I "grew a pair" and decided to replace the CPU.  I did use new thermal paste BTW.  The external VGA does work with other laptop so that is not the issue

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The Notebook Restarts Randomly

(Tests made on a Windows 7 ultimate clean install)

1-Running on Battery: The Problem doesn't occur

2-Windows (Safe Mode): Plugged in with original charger, the Problem doesn't occur

3-Windows (Selective Startup) Loading only System Services and Plugged in, the Problem occurs

4-Tested without installing video card drivers and the Problem occurs

5-Tested different video card drivers (all WHQL) and the Problem occurs

6-Tested with another Charger and the Problem occurs

7-Tested plugged in to another AC Power socket and the Problem occurs

8-Tested With the Charger plugged in and Batery and the Problem occurs

9-Tested with the Charger plugged and without the batery and the Problem occurs

-Also Run Everest computer diagnostics software: Noticed sometimes a CPU overclocking of 9% then going back to normal. Didn't see any fans information

A:The Notebook Randomly Turns power off

Dust it out. Take some canned air and dust all intake and exhaust ports on the laptop. Heat is the #1 cause of laptops shutting down at seemingly random times.

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Hello,

I have a Dell Inspiron 600m notebook that is about 4 years old. I have a Samsung flat panel monitor that I plug in to the notebook, and I had the screens set up side by side I (not sure if this has anything to do with the problem, but who knows).

About three months ago, I noticed that when I would turn my computer on, my notebook monitor had a red tinge to it that would eventually go away after a few minutes. After about a week of this, the monitor started to make a high-pitched hissing sound, and then went black. There were extremely faint shadows of the screen showing, but almost impossible to see. Now, when I turn my computer on, the monitor turns on with the deep red tinge, makes the hissing sound for about 10 seconds, and then goes black.

It seems to me that the monitor is probably fried and needs to be replaced, unless there's some magical fix to this problem. I don't know how much it costs to replace a laptop monitor, and I was wondering if it's even worth replacing on a four year old machine.

My monitor/video card is ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000. I'm not too good with components, so any help/advice would be greatly appreciated!
 

A:Dell Notebook Monitor Turns Red and Goes Out

It's the backlight that's going out. It could be caused by a bad backlight inverter. This is a small circuit board, often right near or attached to the LCD panel that takes DC and transforms it to high-voltage AC to power the backlight, which is a very small fluorescent tube.

The backlight inverter is not too difficult to replace. The backlight itself could be, usually is.
 

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I've done nothing to my laptop, nothing has happened but my laptop is turning off when i unplug the power cord. It says fully charged 100% but as soon as I unplug the chord, it turns of instantly Please help. Thanx

A:My HP EliteBook 820 G1 Notebook PC turns off when i unplug ...

Arron. Boot your laptop and start tapping F10. "To go into the BIOS." Then go to System Diagnostics. Then Component Test. Then run the battery test. Let us know what you find. REO

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I have an IBM thinkpad 800 celeron a22e.

When I turn on the power it powers up but nothing appears on the screen. After several attempts the laptop will turn on but can freeze during boot up or while I am surfing the net, playing music etc. Sometimes it just resets itself & every so often i could get the blue screen.

Sometimes the laptop turns on & can run for hours without any errors.

I like this laptop for basic chores so I would like to keep it so I was wondering if anyone has an idea what could be the problem (internal perhaps) just to save it. If nothing can be done I guess I'll sell it on ebay for parts.......
 

A:Notebook turns on but nothing appears on screen

I'd like to try that program but who knows when my laptop will boot up again, lol

I've heard people talk about memory as a problem but how does memory go bad? It wears out or something??

The hard disk is new and even when the hard disk isn't the the computer the screen will still be blank. The power Jack is fine. I was thinking maybe the board but memory could be somewhere to start.......
 

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Hello, I have a hp pavilion p2 pc desktop...this has a power supply similar to a laptop scenario....as in the power cable / box is very similar and the desktop does not have your standard powersupply you would see on a desktop...

Problem is it will power on for just a few seconds and power off, it will then repeat this cycle....no beep codes, no display, nothing.....I have tried different power supplies that I know work on other machines (well the work on laptops, I dont have a desktop cable like this one).....anyone ever seen this? Fans power on, but then off real quick....im lost...
 

A:hp pavilion p2 pc / Barely turns on before off????

check for anything shorting
 

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I was wondering if someone can help me?

I am connecting my Asus A8 with Vista Home Premiuem to Sharp LCD tv via the cord with lots of little pins. (yes, just showed everyone how tech savvy i am)

It has been working fine, but recently, when i connect to tv and closed the lid, the tv also blanks out and sys "out of Range". When I open my notebook lid again, the desktop re-appears on the tv ONLY. and When unplugged from tv, the desktop doesn't reappear on my notebook until i restart the notebook. this only happens when i closed the lid, if i leave the lid open everything is fine and is only happening recently.

I have set to "Do nothing" when I close lid.
 

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