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Packard Bell Easynote R1995. Lost boot and HDD passwords

Q: Packard Bell Easynote R1995. Lost boot and HDD passwords

Hi everyone. How do i go about getting my laptop in use again?
I have found the mainboard battery, but can't get to any jumper to cut the power. It realy doesn't seem to be ment to be pulled out.
Does anyone know a masterpassword for my laptop?
Does anyone know of an instructionsmanual for realy disassembeling the laptop?
I hope you can help me

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A: Packard Bell Easynote R1995. Lost boot and HDD passwords

Masterpassword does not exist. You or the previous owner set it . It is not something that Packard Bell does.
TechSpot does not help with password problems.
The Battery is on a cable that can be cut and redesigned to have plug-in wires.
There is no instruction manual, except at the Packard Bell site in England.

There is no way to recover a HDD password, that I know of...

In my opinion, the Packard Bell is one of the worst of all laptop investments, with several levels of bad technology and unreliability. I would start out by fixing up a better computer.

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A:Packard Bell Easynote TK boot problem

The laptop may need its thermal pads or paste replaced. The motherboard may be detecting a false over-heating signal...
 

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A:packard bell easynote laptop cannot boot

What you did with F12 and IDE HDD is select a boot device. If the OS on the hdd is damaged, nothing happens as you discovered.

The correct sequence to restore is to hold the ALT key while tapping F10.
Source: http://packard-bell-scandic.custhel...2LzEvdGltZS8xNDQwMTgyNjg5L3NpZC9zeWtGT3V1bQ==
 

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A:Packard Bell EasyNote Keyboard

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You will probably have to reinstall Vista fresh
 

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A:Packard Bell Easynote R1938

are you sure theres no physical switch at all - some have both key combinations and a physical switch

post back a device manager and xirrus screen shot
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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here
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A:My Packard Bell EasyNote won't start

There are other possible causes but start by running the hard drive diagnostics from the manufaturer.



Identify the make of your hard drive and then use one of the links below to get the manufacturers diagnostic for ISO CD. Burn the image file

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Bios setup.

If you do not have an image burner use this free software to make the CD.

http://www.isoimageburner.com/



ExcelStor: http://www.excelstor.com/eng/support.php?sub_id=3

Hitachi/IBM: http://www.hitachigst.com/support/downloads/

Samsung: http://www.samsung.com/global/business/hdd/support/downloads/support_in_es.html

Seagate, Maxtor & Quantum:http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads

Western Digital:http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?lang=en

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Toshiba Fujitsu: http://sdd.toshiba.com/main.aspx?Path=SoftwareUtilities#diagnostic

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A:RAM for a packard bell Easynote TJ68?

Crucial Crucial.com - DRAM, solid state drive (SSD) memory upgrades for Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq, Lenovo, Acer, ASUS

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You would start by identifing the wireless interface on the laptop.
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Is their an alternate model number on the bottom of the laptop?
 

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A:Trying to restore Vista on Packard-Bell EasyNote

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A:Looking for new mainboard Packard Bell Easynote H5535

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have you tried to search Launch manager pressingwindows key logo + sthen typeacer launch manager if it appears, double click it and see if it appears, if not, check for any icon on the notification bar, near clock and date.

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A:Packard Bell EasyNote ENTG71BM Ram Upgrade

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A:Solved: How do i open up my Packard Bell Easynote TM 87 to look at fan?

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A:Packard Bell EasyNote TH camera fault

can we see device manager screen shot
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Device Manager
Post back the results in device manager
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the screen shot and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

how to access device manager for different windows versions
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000833.htm

Hold the Windows key and press Pause key, should open to allow device manager to be seen, menu on the left hand side

on a laptop you may need to use Hold the Windows key and press FN key + the pause key

if the above does not work then -

Windows 7 or Vista
Click on the Start Orb > In the Start Search box type > device manager and then press enter
or
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

Windows 8
If you happen to be using a keyboard with Windows 8, the quickest way to open Device Manager is via its shortcut on the Power User Menu, accessible by pressing the WINDOW and the X keys together.
If on a touch screen - have a read here http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows-8/a/device-manager-windows-8.htm

once you are in device manager then

post a screen shot of the device manager - imaging devices

To post a screen shot of the active window.
1) hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
OR
2) if you are using Vista/Windows 7 you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool

To upload the screen shot to the forum, open the full reply window ("Go Advanced" button) and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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Full details are available here http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Posting_a_Screenshot

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A:Packard Bell Easynote TE No bootable device

Sounds as though your hard drive has went bad.. Once you get into bios see if it is reporting your hard drive. If not the its rather safe to say . Your hard drive is bad.
 

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A:Windows 7 - Low Sound - New Packard Bell EasyNote

  
Quote: Originally Posted by J381


Hi there,

New to the forum. I just bought a Packard Bell EasyNote TS44-HR-034UK tonight and I think the volume is a bit low (I have adjusted to full). I read a bit about a driver update but it was posted back in 2009 and I'm sure there'll be a more recent one. It's for Windows 7 Home Edition 32bit.

Anyone know where I can download the latest driver for this issue?

Thanks in advance.



Sister bought a Packard Bell laptop and had the same problem,its the speakers,they arent any good,ended up getting one of these and now the sounds great!


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This PC was purchased with Windows 7 pre-installed and you have a set of Recovery DVDs? If so ...

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As there are several different Easynote models you will need to know the specific model number.

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Hello and welcome to TSG!!

With this being so new, your best bet might be to try to engage P-B's Tech Support. They would know their system best. If this route fails, I'm sure someone here could help, but Tech Support *should* be the experts. This may be a common issue that they are aware of and have a simple solution for.

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Specs:
Name:
Packard Bell EasyNote TS11-HR-203GE (LX.BRH02.016)
Hardware:
Core i7-2630QM 4x 2.00GHz
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2.60kg
 

A:Modding Packard Bell EasyNote TS11-HR-203GE

It has 2 slots, 4GB max per slot. Just get laptop DDR3 RAM.

Here is a link. You certainly don't have to buy from them (although they are well respected), that link will give you all the details you need on what the RAM specs that will work are.
 

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A:Packard Bell EasyNote MZ35 chipset driver?

It will be your Graphics driver you need to update not chipset.
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Roy

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It never pays in the long run to buy a cheap AC Adapter which is not directly equivalent to the original factory item, and 20 is definitely bargain basement for that item!. Cheap copies aren't made to the same standard, they may get too hot, generally have a short life, and have been known to damage the laptop.

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A:Packard Bell EasyNote s4 laptop screen flicker

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Welcome,
All launches of misbehaving computers has been cancelled for the next 24 hours due to bad weather.!!!
If you have the installation CD and can boot from that run the startup repair utility.
 
Dick

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Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis: https://www.eightforums.com/bsod-cra...tructions.html

For starters:





At work we start all repairs with a set of diagnostics. Often they find problems that weren't even expected. It's a waste of time to try to fix software on a system that has hardware problems.
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Hello TMac_swe and welcome to TSF,

I would like you to go under Device Manager and find any devices with a yellow ! next to them.

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A:Serious problem with my Packard Bell - data lost after running recovery tool ?

Hey there, Welcome to Tech Guy forums.

Personally I think the best way forward with this problem is to remove the hard drive out of your computer. If it is IDE (PATA) then you will have to switch the jumpers to make it a slave drive and install it into another working computer and attempt to recover your data off the drive. If it is a SATA drive then you will not have to set the jumpers and should be able to install the drive straight into another computer and be able to access it.

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Jack-O-Bytes
 

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Welcome!

Have you tried a Startup Repair?

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A:Packard Bell Slow Boot

Quote:




On a couple of occasions the date and times were wrong..... i have changed the battery.




The Date and Time being wrong are caused by the CMOS battery needing to be changed. since you have done that, that would not be the problem. You may have a failing Power Supply Unit.
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You'll need to ground yourself after unplugging and removing the case by touching the power supply to be safe against Eloctro-static Discharge (ESD), don't want to zap your mainboard, then remove the CMOS button battery for 5 minutes. Replace the battery and try again.

Some computers have a optional Bios reset jumper and procedure, consult the usders manual for your computer. But removing the battery always works. Just don't zap the inside of your computer, hold your feet still and ground yourself each time after moving your feet.
 

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Further to the above technical query,the following has been carried out:-

The Hard Disk drive was removed and inserted in a freezer compartment for 1 hour suitably wrapped up of course.

When reinserted after 1 hour and the computer started to boot the hard drive indicator light remained on for 2 - 3 minutes and went out again with still no display on the screen.

One of the memory sticks was removed and the computer started up, commenced to boot but no display on screen but hard disk indicator light lit and remained lit as if it is indicating something is happening on the hard disk, left running to see if any display will come up.

Anyone got any hints or pointers as to which avenues to now persue?

Thank You

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Sorry for the delay in responding, there's not a whole lot of people who do this sort of thing.

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