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hp pavillion 15 notebook 15-p067 Windows 8.1 recover factory...

Q: hp pavillion 15 notebook 15-p067 Windows 8.1 recover factory...

hp pavillion laptop 15-p067ca model, purchased year ago, came with windows 8.1, was not updated to windows 10. seems to have a bug: on start up it welcomes me as a user "vladimir" asks for password and then hangs up forever with the white screen and unresponsive. Password I'm sure is right, because if I type different password, machine comes back with "Incorrect password" message. What do you think is a problem and how to go back to factory settings? I have not made a recovery disc. Any comp supposedly have a recovery partition, and Recovery Manager but how can I do anything if Window does not come up?

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I'm getting error below after I reset to factory setting my HP Pavillion notebook 
OSL Windows 8
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A:How do I reset password on Pavillion notebook (Windows 10)?

Hi, Do you use Microsoft account to logon ? Regards.
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A:HP Pavillion dv6 notebook audio recording issue! (windows 7,...

Hello katrapezo.  I understand you're having some trouble recording audio. Have you tried recording in another application such as Sound Recorder?  I'd also like you to remove your audio drivers and allow Windows to reinstall them.  Here are the steps.Click Start, type "Device Manager," and press Enter.Expand the "Sound, video, and game controllers" section.Right click on your sound card and select "Uninstall."Reboot your computer.Verify whether the problem persists.Also, what is your notebook's product number?  This document can show you where it is located.Have a wonderful day.
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did you find the sulotion? If you did please let me know.
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Why don't you have any restore points?
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A:Windows Vista Cant Recover to Factory Default

From doing some searches it seems the only solution was to do a clean install. But, try the following
Login to the account on the computer. Type CMD in the search box and Right Click > Run as Administrator

net user administrator /active:yes
This will enable the hidden administrator account. Login to the Administrator account. Make sure your computer is part of workgroup and not a domain. Click the Change settings button


At a command prompt in the administrator account type
net user
Is OTHER USER listed?
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A:Factory reboot HDD for pavillion tx1210

Hallo, Try press alot of times on F11 when u startup the computer it should enter recovery manager as long its not damaged

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A:HP Pavillion notebook

General speaking, you cannot upgrade the video card or GPU in a laptop.
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60, x64 Family 15 Model 104 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1982 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7150M / nForce 630M, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 140435 MB, Free - 23526 MB; D: Total - 12189 MB, Free - 1386 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30D1
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled

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You might find the answer you're looking for in
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depends on the hardware spec of your system.
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A:HP Pavillion 15 Notebook PC-e061so

Hi: Run this free hardware analyzer that I have zipped up and attached below. Run the file, close the summary window and on the left side of the window, click to expand the Drives section. Then click to expand the sata/atapi drives section. Click on your hard drive name listed there.  The first line will be the Drive Controller spec. It will report the hard drive type running at a certain speed. For example Serial ATA 6 Gb/s @ 6 Gb/s. If your notebook only has a SATA II port, it might report Serial ATA 6 Gb/s @ 3 Gb/s, or Serial ATA 3 Gb/s  @  3 Gb/s.  

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Press ctrl + alt + del to restart

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[1] Is this a virues?
[2] Is this the work of a hacker?
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HP 2 Pavilion notebook is not a model I recognize. The devil is in the details and we need the exact model number: Click for instructions
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[personal information removed]
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A:Drivers for Pavillion dv9821ea entertainment notebook

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A:Hp Pavillion g7-1167dx notebook black screen

Hi Antonio59,I understand you are having issues with your HP Pavilion g7-1167dx Notebook and black screen displays. Note before starting disconnect all peripheral devices from the notebook before doing a hard reset. Here is a link to a document on black screen troubleshooting.Hope it helps.Thanks.
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A:Can I upgrade my graphic card in my HP Pavillion 15 Notebook...

Hi, Unfortunately the Nvidia chip is integrated and not an upgradeable component - this is the case for most consumer class notebooks. Regards, DP-K
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A:Recover to factory - HELP PLEASE

Hi tahlen81

You probably have it already but this is
the Toll Free number to HP - 800-474-6836.

Sorry I can't help you further.
Maybe someone with more insight
can assist you!

Later Ted
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A:HP Pavillion notebook reboots continously except in Safe Mode

Sounds like it might be time for a reinstall to refresh the OS and overcome any lingering infection. Follow these same steps for Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 particularly when it comes to drivers and Updates.

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A:Frozen touchpad and keyboard on HP Pavillion dv6 3225dx Notebook

If you have (and should have) a USB keyboard and mouse connect them and see if they will work.
Since your file system was already corrupted you cloned the bad files to the new drive.
If the USB devices work you should do a Repair Install.
If that doesn't work do this: Using System Recovery, Factory Reset and Minimized Image Recovery Options HP Pavilion dv6-3225dx Entertainment Notebook PC | HP? Support
From this tut:
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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What do you think went wrong?

A:first factory recover disc is not bootable

Originally Posted by HardSoft

I created a Recovery DVDs (4 discs) from the Recovery Partition (using the Recovery Media in HP Pavilion G series) but the first disc is not bootable. I checked the content of the disc, the setup.exe (that will make it bootable) is missing.

What do you think went wrong?

The setup.exe does not boot the DVD.
This is the MS Windows 8 tool, not HP/Compaq tool.
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What is the make and model of your Linksys wireless adapter? On an internet computer you can download the drivers and software from Linksys
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Not enough information to go on yet but if you can run a few tests we can get started.

This will give us your Computer Specs

These two will help see what might be causing you problems. Download and run Speccy and
Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it.

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Hello and welcome Tatty mate try using Partition Wizard to explore the drive. (see my pic)

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Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

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Filling out System Specs
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Yes, it should only affect the C: drive.

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A:How to factory restore gateway notebook win XP

sixpenney said:

So that is my question how do I get it back to factory XP?Click to expand...

If you have a Recovery disk boot to that and follow the prompts. Or, you may still be able to buy one from Gateway or a third party.

Else, if you have the original XP installation CD boot to that and install it.

Else, you may be able to borrow somebody's installation CD (assuming you have your Product Key); remember it has to be OEM.

PS -- I deleted your poll, as it made no sense to me.
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Turn on HP laptpPress F11Select Keyboard LayoutClick TroubleShootClick Recovery ManagerClick Windows 8 Another is the just start the windows and search recovery, then launch HP Recovery Manager
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Robye64 What I use, and recommend, is Lojack for Laptops.  You install their software on your laptop and it hides it. You then register your laptop with their service. Whenever, after that, the laptop accesses the Internet, it sends information on the location of your IP address to the server, where it records it. If your laptop is stolen, you report that to the service.  They then watch for it to access the Internet again, and when that happens, they get the address. Contrary to the misinformation that is constantly presented in the movies and TV, the location reported is NOT the location of the laptop but instead, the location of the IP server that the laptop uses.  But, this does give the law enforcement authorities something to work with to recover your laptop. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================
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Update Deterministic Network Enhancer Miniport driver from (may be) Downloads - Citrix or uninstall it, which you find useful.

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fffff880`0559f000 fffff880`055cb000 dne64x T (no symbols)
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BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8006d52bb0, fffff80000ba2748, fffffa8010973320}

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Hi there @PhoenixLee79? Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, both from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. In answer to your question, please see the following pages on System recovery.Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 8)Troubleshooting HP System Recovery Problems (Windows 8) If you have any further questions let me know.
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Hi, A full guide on this can be found on the following link.!&AbT1%3Fjumpid=hpr_r1002_usen_link1 Regards, DP-K
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Try to make a clean install of the operating system.
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Welcome to the SevenForums.

From what you have said I understand the HDD had suffered physical damage with a head crash. How did you decide that?

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Make a USB or DVD (from ISO) to clean install.
W10 Media creation Tool allows free upgrade before 29th July.
If you wish to stay with W8.1, see W8.1 Media Creation Tool
(Microsoft servers give blank page for this just now. Check later today)
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