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Can I upgrade the RAM of my HP-Pavillion Notebook

Q: Can I upgrade the RAM of my HP-Pavillion Notebook

Hello, I was just wondering if it would be possible for me to upgrade my RAM, it currently is at 8GB, I would like to upgrade it to 16GB or whatever the max is. Thanks!

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A: Can I upgrade the RAM of my HP-Pavillion Notebook

Hi Yes your notebook should support upto 16 GB I found the link for manuals http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04655126 Page 1/2: memory infoPage 41: how to replace

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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:HP Pavillion notebook

General speaking, you cannot upgrade the video card or GPU in a laptop.
 

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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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[1] Is this a virues?
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Check this site out. How to fix: NTLDR is missing, press any key to restart Its long but should fix your problem.
 

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Product No. K4Q96UA#ABA
 
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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: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


   Information
On newer models HP Recovery may offer a Minimized OS Recovery option when booting from F11, which retains only the OS, Recovery Manager, HP Support Asst, and HP Wireless LAN. This is as close to a clean reinstall as you can get without doing one yourself.
● If you clean reinstall only to C and leave all other partitions intact, F11 Recovery key should still work later if you need it.
● You can also Extract HP 3rd Party Software from RecovCD.
● Problems with volume control lighting and HP Quick Launch buttons have been dealt with here where you can also get further support.

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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.

Otherwise work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 including the hardware tests.

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

@vladimir5? Look at the video here. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03489643 REO

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Please see the screenshot of the drivers active (in system 32 folder) and other details about the headphone socket.

Thank you for any help.
 

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Robert

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A:window 8.1 hp notebook pavillion error codes and frequent restarts automatically

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 http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe

These two will help see what might be causing you problems. Download and run Speccy http://www.piriform.com/speccy and
Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it.

Checkmark the following checkboxes:
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size.

Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 

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A:SSD upgrade for Pavillion g6-2006ax

Here is the actual Manual for your laptop: Manual  Just ignore the memory replacement here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYbeBffNjyg You can just replace the mechanical hard drive with a 2.5 inch wide and 7 or 9.5 mm thick laptop SATA SSD. Don't worry about transfer speeds. The newest, fastest ones will downclock to your SATA bus max speed. It will still be lightning fast compared to what you have. Best SSD on the market is a Samsung 850 Evo. It is what I have in my own laptop.  http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4P02T78963&cm_re=850_evo-_-20-147-373-_-Product You don't need to worry about BIOS settings or anything else. Just treat the SSD as a hard drive. If you get a large enough SSD we can help you just clone the old drive to the SSD or we can walk you through any of several ways to get an operating system, drivers and programs onto the SSD.  if this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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A:Upgrade M.2 SSD to Pavillion 15-bc018nl

Compatibility is the easy part. From the Service Manual, p. 2 we see that both SATA and PCI-e M.2 drives are supported: Manual Whether the M.2 will work is a guessing game. There is a very long thread here about some of the issues and I don't know if yours is one of the problem models. If you want us to see if your model is being mentioned as one of the ones with the disabled port we can, but the list does not seem to be static. 

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A:Pavillion DV6 1330 ec CPU upgrade

Here is the Service manual:  Manual IntelŪ Core?2 Duo T9900 3.06-GHz with 6-MB L2 cache and 1066-MHz front side bus (FSB)IntelŪ Core?2 Duo T9800 2.93-GHz with 6-MB L2 cache and 1066-MHz front side bus (FSB)Intel Core2 Duo T9600 2.80-GHz with 6-MB L2 cache and 1066-MHz FSB Those are your upgrade options and any of the above would be a major improvement. The T9800 and T9900 in particular are extremely strong. Equal to most 2d gen Core i5 processors in my opinion. The market knows that, however, and those processors tend to be hard to find and pricey. The T9600 is only a little less powerful and much more widely available and cheaper. The "X" model processors are a no-go.  let us know if you need more help.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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A:hp pavillion 17 e153sa upgrade

You say you are only getting SATA II speeds are you basing your concern on speeds or have you run something like CPU-Z or Sysoft Sandra to see what SATA version is actually in use?

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A:HP pavillion 15t-bc000 RAM upgrade

 Hi, The first thing to consider is that the hardware change may affect the warranty on your new laptop, the second is that 15t-bc000 uses specified memory is not compatible with the dv6 laptop RAM. Manualhttp://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05117922

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A:Is it possible to upgrade the GPU on a HP Pavillion a6702f PC?

The specs show that it has a pci-e 16x slot for a video card.
Yes, technically it is possible however you have other issues to address;

1 Power supply. Big box systems like dell, hp, etc ship with a pw supply that is just enough to power the system as shipped. There is very little left for any upgrades that use more power ie video card.

2 Cooling. A gaming card is going to generate heat. You need to make sure your case has adequate cooling.

FWIW big box systems are not really upgradeable in any real sense. You can install more ram or maybe a larger hard drive however if you want to install a gaming card or more modern cpu, you are usually out of luck.

Here is the link to your specs. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...ry&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=ca&lang=en&product=3872323
 

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A:Can I upgrade my laptop? HP Pavillion dv6700

I have found from personal experience that HP is decent on responding to upgrade questions. They should be able to tell you what can and cannot be upgraded and then buy the parts from a cheaper source.
 

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A:Pavillion 500 upgrade to sound card

Hi @bassman,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! From your description your issue is related to linking connecting to the Soundblaster audio card you installed using a USB interface to your TASCAM device. I am happy to help you with this. In answer to your question, I would advise you try the support forums both for your new Soundblaster card and probably your TASCAM device as well to see if there is some specific configuration required to link the two. TASCAM Support  - tascam.com/supportCREATIVE Worldwide Support - support.creative.com I hope that helps, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.  

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A:HP Pavillion 23 Windows 8 upgrade -- missing wireless

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A:HP-8670c Pavillion Memory Upgrade to 256K?

Hi Gary R.....
The max on that is 384 MB, so he would be fine. Check out what is available at Crucial......

http://www.crucial.com/store/listpa...mfr=HP&cat=RAM&model=Pavilion+8670C&submit=Go
Debe
 

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A:Solved: Help! Botched a CPU upgrade attempt on HP Pavillion a6719f

Did u install the old CPU and try and boot?
Reset the CMOS battery
Maybe a bad bios update.....then u have big problems
 

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A:upgrade notebook motherboard?

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A:HP Notebook 17-x137cl GPU upgrade

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A:M.2 SSD upgrade for HP Notebook 15-ay013nr

This model can have either a hard drive or an M.2 mSSD but not both. There is a Solid State Drive board that adapts the mSSD to the same space in the laptop as a hard drive or full sized SSD. Since a SATA hard drive and the M.2 plug into the same connector I would say that you have to use a SATA M.2 mSSD and not a PCI-e version as you ask about. This is a brand new model with a Skylake processor so not easy to find information but here is the Service Manual: Manual See p. 56. So if you want the mSSD and you order the laptop with either a hard drive or 2.5 inch SSD you will also somehow have to locate the SSD board. I would just install a 2.5 inch SSD since I think the board will be hard to locate.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.  

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