I need instructions about how to get the computer to boot from a CD/DVD, so I can test a Backup Recover DVD that I just created. I use Esc and the function-key to reach the Startup Boot Menu, but which option will allow boot from DVD?Error messages, if any: NONEAny changes made to your system before the issue occurred: NONE
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.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)
Does HP have any remote control app which canbe used to control volume etc.. for HP Pavilion 27-a010
If you are talking about using your phone as a remote control, then there are several apps for Android or Apple products that allow you to do this. Just search the app stores for PC and remote... you'll need to install the app on your phone and software on your PC from the app manufacturer's web site. I think Google has a remote desktop app if youhave android.Read other 1 answers
The HP website claims the 510-a010 has 5.1 channel audio. I have a logitech z506 system properly connected to the 3 jacks in the rear panel. All I can get is stereo. I think I need to reconfigure the back panel jacks but do not know how. Have tried several drivers - current version is 220.127.116.1173, but all drivers on HP site have same issue. Any ideas? Thanks The following text is from the HP spec page for this model. Audio Codec: ALC3863-CGHigh Definition (Azalia) 5.1 channel audio supportAudio jack presence detectionRead other answers
I am trying to add a second display to a Pavilion 510-a010. New display is on a VGA cable, and there is a splitter, but the new display is not detected. I have applied the latest HP update for the AMD Radeon video, but it has not enabled the second display as anything but a copy of display #1. How do I add a second display, or do I have to get another computer?Read other answers
Hello. My new (1) month old computer has no power. It's a tower but has a power supply on the cord like a laptop.90W 19.5V.My multimeter says it is only putting out 16 volts.Computer does nothing. Would a 3.5 volt drop in this power cause this?HP support only open 9-5 M-F and it's Sat night.Seems like such a small power supply for even the little tower this is.Can I get this under warranty?Thanks for your time.RobertRead other answers
Ok, I had purchased this computer for a job and was ok for a while now they are saying I need to upgrade the processor. Thats fine no problem there till I started doing research and found out the I can't. I only had this computer for approx 6 months I feel I was not given all info on the system when I bought it. I believed and was told it was new however after digging around the system more it is not. My question is can this system be upgraded with a new motherboard and cpu. This is the only way I can keep my job. I can't afford a new computer. I know the processor can not that is why I am asking about the motherboard in order to do the upgrade. This is the first time I ever came across this situation.
With the processor being non-upgradeable, a new motherboard that fits in the case would not be that difficult. It isMini ITXDimensions: 17.0x17.0 cm (6.7x6.7 in)Just start shopping for that size motherboard that can use the Memory you have in that unit. Then also pick an appropriate CPU. It does not need to be in compliance as a HP replacement as the Windows will not transfer either. Which means a new Windows install or LinuxRead other 1 answers
Just about every time I'm on the computer, either AVG or Prevx1 finds a bunch of files that begin with A010...with various numbers. Extensions include exe, bat, com, and dll. I feel like I have a serious problem here. What do I do?!?
I noticed in your other post you said that you're close to formatting your HD...well before you do that, try this!I suggest posting a HijackThis log in the HJT Logs and Analysis Forum. Here is a link to that Forum: HJT ForumPlease follow the preparation directions and try not to alter your system until you receive help from one of our HJT Team Members. These preparation directions have you run several scanners in order to remove most of the malware on your system and this may help alleviate immediate problems! The preparation directions are found at the following link:Prep Guide for Posting HJT LogsPlease note: Do not try to fix any problems with HJT yourself. This is an advanced tool and requires expert analysis.It may take a couple days to get a response, but please be patient. Once someone gets to your log you will be in good hands! I hope this helps!Read other 1 answers
I am wishing to upgrade the hard drive in my new Envy AIO since it came with only a 5400rpm drive to a hybrid 7200rpm. I have read from previous posts that it is difficult due to the location of the drive sitting behind the curved monitor and to access it you have to remove it. I also have watched a video on someone doing this but they didn't mention how they were able to over come the strong adhesive that attaches the bevel to the monitor without breaking the screen. Is there a documented way to remove the bevel without force? This seems to be a poor engineering design for hard drive replacement or upgrades as well as memory grades where you have to go a step furhter and remove the motherboard since the RAm is located on the back side with no access. I am a computer engineer and very hardware savy and am very concerned about opening up the system to upgrade the hard drive. Any suggestions for removing the bevel safely would be greatly appreciated.Read other answers
I opened up my case but there doesnt seem to be a place to install a new GPU. I have integrated graphics, but they're not exactly great. Was wondering if I'm just missing something or if I truly just can't upgrade.
Hi: I agree with you. I took a look at the motherboard illustration, and I do not see any kind of expansion slots available for add on graphics, or any other PCIe card. The only upgrades that can be done appear to be to increase the memory if you don't already have 2 x 8 GB installed.Read other 1 answers
Hello i just want to know if i could in any way install a graphics card in my mini tower or my hp(260-a010) desktop cause i cant find any ports in the computer that could be able to connect to a gpu. Also i just got in to gaming, my friends told me this model was a good pc to start off with light gaming and i what to push in to another games but the stock gpu is holding me back plz i need anyones help.Read other answers
I just bought this 2 days ago. The only changes I've made are recommended upgrades by HP, Windows, and installed Vipre. After uninstalling McAfee, I restarted, as required--except it's been stuck in "Restarting" for 3 hours. I read reviews on this machine after I bought it, and am wondering should I just take it back?Read other answers
Worked fine this morning but now turning power on doesn't send signal to monitor, nor does white power light button light up but something making noise, probably a fan. Unit does not appear overheated at all. It's 70 degrees in my house. I've tried turning it off for awhile and unplugging it to no avail. PC is under warranty until October 2017 that's the good news. Please help.Read other answers
HP Pavilion 6355 has the following issues:
1) Computer will not shut down by holding in power button. It must be "unplugged from outlet."
2) When power cord plugged in the light sequence on the tower reads, from left to right, yellow, green.
3) A Thumping sound comes from speakers, not the typical Bios Beeps.
4) Monitor is blank, yellow light indicator on.
5) Cannot open CD Drive, even manually.
This computer belongs to a friend of mine whose daughter uses it for High School work. She was working on it one day, received an error message, no, no, writing it down would be to easy , so she shut down using start-shutdown, and left for school. When she came back and resumed her work she was met with the above scenario.
Any ideas as to the most expeditious way to get to root of issue.
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I have pavilion 15 ab522tx notebook and installed with windows 10 on it. I want to boot linux from USB boot disk but i couldn't enable the USB boot option in BIOS. please guide me.Read other answers
hi all can anyone help i need to put back my windows 8 but wont see my usb cd , i have been into bios and disabled secure boot but i dont have Legacy Support in there , can anyone help thanks
Which specific model do you have?Was your x2 delivered with a usb DVD drive? Have you tried power on-->tap esc key-->in startup menu choose and press F9 key--> select usb CD\DVD drive?Read other 9 answers
I have the following problem with my HP Pavilion m7570n. When I turn the system on if gives the following message: File is missing or corrupt
\windows\system32\config\system. Is there any way to fix this problem without using the HP restore from the partition? If I do have to do the restore from the partition, will I lose the photographs and emails on the computer? Thanks for any assistance?
Try this first -
If that does not work then do a repair XP install (not the HP restore)
I am pretty sure the HP restore partition will wipe everything out and put it back to factory fresh.
My HP won't boot properly. I have checked the harddisk and done a new windows installation on the HDD. So the HDD and windows are ok.
When I try to boot the PC it dies and starts over again. I can choose safe mode etc and go into the recovery console but still no success.
What can be the problem? Motherboard? RAM memories??
Is there a way to check for errors on the motherboard or RAM from the recovery console?
Welcome to TSF....
How to perform a Repair Installation of Windows? XP.
Two things are needed here, just a bit of old technology, an ink pen and a piece of paper to write down any special settings that might have to be changed back after the repair-installation is completed.
Please Note: Performing a "Repair Installation" in this manner should not delete any Personal Files, it should 'repair' the core of the installation but to be safe with your data you should follow the next two paragraphs.
You might have to remove the hard drive from this computer and install it in another computer as a slave drive and after it is able to be accessed by Windows on that computer you will have to manually backup all of your important data that you have to another media like CD-R's, DVD or external hard drive. Then when this is done return it to the original computer as a master drive on the primary IDE cable. and do the following:
REGISTRY WARNING :
The details that follow require an above-average understanding of the technical topics involved. If you do not understand the Registry material presented here, either find a technically knowledgeable friend or do not attempt to repair your system Registry yourself. Improper changes in the System Registry can render all data on your hard disk inaccessible. :
Here is a link to a registry backup program that is absolutely fantastic it is called ERUNT and you would use this to backup the registry after running the r... Read more
I need to reinstall Windows XP on my laptop. I have an external DVD and the recovery Disk. I already changed the boot order to boot from CD. But I am still unable to boot from CD. The external is working fine and the CD is O.K
If the boot order is set to optical drive first, the laptop looks at its internal optical drive. Since it seems like the internal optical drive is not usable(?) then you need to set the boot order to USB or external device ahead of the hard drive.
Just looking to possibly buy a HP Pavilion 17-ab200na. It comes with an M.2 SSD but doesn't give any technical details about it on the web advert. Does the M.2 connect via SATA, USB or PCIe? Does it support NVMe and most importantly is it set up as the boot drive? Thanks
Hi, From the following link http://www8.hp.com/ie/en/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=13810159#!tab=models It has dual storage already: (a) 128GB SSD for Windows, system and application programes ant Windows will boot from there(b) 1TB HDD for normal/user storage such as videos, musics, documents .. Regards.Read other 3 answers
I can't boot from usb in my hp pavilion g6 . I disabled the secure boot and tried with the legacy mode . I tried to change the boot order but It just boot windows 8 . Please help me. I want to install ubuntu in dualboot with windows 8. Thanks
Please-if you haven't done so make your Recovery Media before attempting this. Creating Recovery Media>> Windows 8 With Secure Boot disabled/Legacy enabled you still have to change boot selection at power on. Immediately after powering on the laptop- tap Esc key. From the menu tap F9 Boot options to select the usb.Read other 3 answers
My computer will not boot. The power supply light in the back turns on. Fans turn on. CD-ROM functions. No USB power and no LED light on the front. It does not come on at all when the computer turns on. When I turn on the power, I hear nothing but the fans, the screen is blank and keyboard and mouse have no lights. I have tested the monitor, keyboard and mouse and they are functioning. I think it could be the BIOS or either a motherboard problem. I need some help to narrow down the problem.
mssmooth173 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your desktop PC no longer starting and wanted to help. While this probably covers stuff you've already tried, there may be some additional troubleshooting steps you can try: HP Desktop PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10,8) | HP® Customer SupportGood LuckI am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.========================================================================If you feel my suggestions helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol to say thanks!If they helped resolve your issue, please click "Accept As Solution" to help others find similar information.Read other 3 answers
Hello, I have 2 notebooks. HP Pavilion DV6-3060EZ which i used and old HP Compaq nx5000. Both have same problem. They won't boot up, but I will talk just about DV6. My battery died and I can't start notebook just with ac adapter. So yesterday I bought new battery. And there is same problem. When I press power button (with only battery plugged in, only ac-adapter, or both), led diods starts blinking, fan starts cooling and within 1 second it will shut down. I've read some articles on forum, i tried almost everything. I tried to disconnect ac adapter, battery, than 30 seconds hold power button and connect it back but it didn't work too. But, three-times happens, that when I tried to turn it on, it worked well, I was at Windows on my desktop. But after 5 minutes it shuts down. Thanks for any advice,czDAWIDRead other answers
Hi I have a HP Pavilion laptop with AMD processor and Windows Vista. I want to reinstall Windows Vista but I can not get it to boot from CD. I went to the BIOS and changed the order so that the CD-ROM drive boots first, but it still didnt work. I upgraded the BIOS but it still didnt work. Any ideas? I want to format the hard disk and reinstall a clean Windows Vista copy. My laptop does not have a floppy.
The CD ROM does work!
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Laptop won't boot. Turns on to a blank screen and I get a blink code of 2 blinks on the caps lock. I have tried everything on the support site and it won't let me email supoort about it which is what the site says to do about this problem. i can't access the bios menu or anything.Read other answers
I have a HP Pavilion G6 model 1b78nr. I just replaced the CMOS battery but now the machine won't boot. When the power button is pushed, it's LED flashes white and the LED on the F2 key flashes amber until the battery is removed. The power button has no effect and there is no display. Is there a fix for this? Appreciate any assistance. Thanks.Read other answers
Hi, my PC HP Pavilion Slimline S3620la does not boot from usb. I can not choose the USB option in the setup (does not appear). The USB device does not appears in the boot option post bios (pressing ESC) too. I need boot from USB. Please Help me Thanks
1. Check if the USB device is really bootable, you can do that by checking the files on the root location or by trying to boot another computer using it.2. Start the computer and press 'esc' key to get into bios, then choose Boot Options or Boot Menu, then choose the USB device (Few BIOS have an option to enable/disable Legacy boot options, hence you have to enable it before you could change the boot sequence.Please note that the USB device needs to be on top of boot device list.Read other 2 answers
I've been running an HP Pavilion 9680c w/ Win98 SE. Everything was working fine until a few days ago...Now when I turn on the computer the following happens....
1. The Blue 'HP' Welcome screen appears
2. The Bios Boot-up Screen Appears, letting me know that my hard-drive, dvd drive, cd-rw drives (i.e. primary master, secondary master, secondary slave) have been detected. During this time, my hard-drive and disc drives all light up and are turning.
3. The bootup process stops there. WHere it should say something like 'Starting Up Windows', there is nothing. Instead the bootup process seems to just stand still.
I am able to enter the BIOS setup screen during bootup by pressing F1. I've tried replacing the hard-drive but this did not solve the problem. I also tried using recovery disks, the Windows 98 OS setup disk, and a Norton Utilities' Recovery disk, all of which have not had any effect. I was wondering if there is anything else (motherboard jumpers, etc.) that somebody thinks might work.
Hiya and welcome
Lets see if this will help
Open up the PC (when its turned off), and remove and put back in the CMOS battery. This is what it looks like:
When I turn on my HP Pavilion 10 Notebook PC it goes to a blue screen that says Recovery at the top. The basics of the messages are PC could not start correctly, required device is not connected, error code 0xc0000185, needs recovery tools on installation media. I do not have installation media nor do I know how to get one. Could someone please help me with this.Read other answers
WILL NOT BOOT UP. CAP LOCK LITE FLAHSED ONCE( A SIGN OF HARD DRIVE FAILURE. HAVE TRIED HARD RESET, PULLED HARD DRIVE OUT AND RECONNECTED. WONDERING IF THE DVD RECOVERY SET WILL ALLOW ME TO BOOT FROM THE DISK DRIVE AND ATTEMPT TO RECOVER DATA AND PROGRAMS FROM THE HARD DRIVE.
Hi, If the LED blinks one time, then its a CPU failure. Please check the below link for more information. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-dv7-Entertainment-Notebook-PC-series/4247665/model/5...Read other 5 answers
My second laptop was working like a dream yesterday, now whenever I try to start it, the LED on the power button flashes once and the laptop does nothing else. its a HP Pavilion G6-2250sa, running Windows 8. The LED near the Power supply is orange with the battery in and white without it in. Thanks in advance for any help. Nate
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Will start normally but work done in safe mode. Please help!!!!!Read other answers
My problem concerns:-
HP Pavillion X2 detachable PC10
System ID 815D
Product ID 1234567#ABA
Product number MS69EA#ABU
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I downloaded Advanced SystemCare 9 PRO from IObit after it loaded and called for a restart, my conpouter has never worked again. It came up with error code 0xc0000001 operating system has failed to start.
I bought the HP recovery media P/N828684-031 09/21/16 Release 1
I followed the instructions but it comes up with a box titled "Recovery Manager" a yellow triange and message OXFFEEO18, when I pressed OK it goes to a white line on the side of a black screen or some times it goes to recovering drive C, it gets to 100% then goes back to the original error code.
I have run the HP PC Hardware Diagnostic UEFI and it tests as OK.
Any help would be appreciated
I Am working on my daughter's desktop, it has a real problem. After updating spybot s&d and ad-aware it has completely gone bad. I can not even get it it to boot in the safe mode. any suggestion how we can get this thing to work?
Thanks again for any help you can giv me.
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After several months of inactivity, the HP Pavilion x360 notebook won't boot up. When turning on, all I get is a blue screen. If I hit a funtion key, I'll get a brief description of the key in the lower left hand side of the screen which remains there but nothing else happens. Can anyone suggest a solution to this problem. The laptop is virtually brand new.Read other answers
I am hoping to get an HP Pavilion 540N computer working for a friend. I have no software, recovery disks etc. and the computer won't boot. I see that the harddrive light flickers initially; but, that is it. There is no attempt to access the cd drive or floppy drive. The monitor displays nothing at all. The monitor is good since I hooked it to another computer and it worked fine. The computer had Windows XP loaded. Any suggestions as to where to start? Thank you in advance.
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I have an HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook that will not boot. It was left unplugged for several months because I don't use it very much. I am getting ready for a vacation and usually take it along but when I plugged it in to update the OS it started downloading and installing updates then shut down and now goes into a loop. Tries to boot, gets as far as loading the desktop then black screen and then starts reboot again.
It has the original bios version F.34. everything there looks good. Ran HD self test from bios then memory test. Everything checks out ok. Factory OS was Vista but is now running 7 Ultimate 64bit.
If I try to boot in safe mode with networking I get a BSOD. Safe mode will boot. Safe mode with command prompt will boot.
If you are able to see the Safe Mode options you are in the Advanced Boot Options. One of the options there is Repair Your Computer. Run this and see if it can resolve this issue.
What is the make and model of this computer?
I have a Pavilion DV 6700 that I am attempting to repair. The issue is when its powered on it goes straigh to "Press F1 to rsume, F10 to Setup. F1 does nothing, F10 doenst do much either. When I enter the BIOS to perform a HDD self check, it says the self test is disabled. When you first power the laptop on, the HDD light does come on for short time. I have tried resetting the BIOS, booting with a Vista disk (I believe this is the OS installed, however not 100% sure). When I boot with a Vista disk, recovery find no HDD. I tried with an XP disk, and got the same result. This is a SATA drive, however the connecters seem to be more vertical and not horizontal, meaning I cant plug the drive into one of my drive caddies to test the drive that way, or even to recover some data, if the drive is truly bad (or just the master boot sector).
I have read that the BIOS on this particular machine may not provide the self test and that the BIOS would need to be flashed, however I am not sure how to do this with the Windows EXE that HP provided, if I cant get it to boot
Has anyone seen anything like this before...? I have some a lot of HDD issues, but not one like this, at least not with this kind of SATA connection that isnt your "general" SATA connection.
Any feedback would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks all!
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My laptop will not boot. Screen stays blank. All lights are on. Num lock and CAP-lock blink twice. I have removed the battery, memory, HD and all accessorys. same error.
Hi! If the caps lock is blinking twice it mean the bios is corrupted You can try to rollback the bios, press and hold the windows key then press hold tas well the letter B, while holding those keys power up the pc If nothing happens, try to power on again but immidiately tap ESC repeatedly , startup menu will appear on the screen. If you dont have the start up menu, try to power on again then immidiately tap F2 or F10 In F2 there's an option BIOS management, choose the option ROLLBACK IN F10, set the bios into defaults by pressing f9 , then f10 again to save the changes and reboot the system. Thanks! OtilolRead other 4 answers