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upgrading Envy m6 1125dx with SSD, are there any limitations...

Q: upgrading Envy m6 1125dx with SSD, are there any limitations...

I'm interested in swapping out my current HDD and replacing it with an SSD. Are there any limitations on the size of SSD I can install? Will a 1tb work or am I limited to 512gb or anything like that?Are there any complications I should be aware of while considering this upgrade?Thanks a bunch!

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A: upgrading Envy m6 1125dx with SSD, are there any limitations...

See p. 48 of the Manual here: M6 service Manual There is no limit to the SSD you can install other than your budget. Any 2.5 inch SATA SSD that is 7mm thick which almost all are. The Samsung Evo 850 is my choice but OCZ, Kingston, several others make a good product so as long as it is a name brand you can shop on price and there are deals to be had. Software reinstallation/migration can be hard but if you have Windows 10 you always know you can download an install disk and you do not need a Key Code to reinstall and it will activate when you connect to the internet. Windows 10 allows you to make a system image and you can also use cloning software. Many ways to skin the cat. Post back with the inevitable follow-up questions. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.
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A:New case for hp envy m6 1125dx

Hello , You can order it online if you are comfortable replacing the parts youself, else contact HP support and send it for repair, If you want the part number please provide me with the Product number of the laptop.  #hpexpertday

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All boats at the hinges of the lid of my hp envy my have irreparably broken and I want a new casing for the laptop.

A:New case for hp envy my 1125dx

#HPExpertDayHinges are part of the cabinet/housing and the part is not available seperatly. The parts/components inside the compuer can be bought and fixed. The housing/cabinet cannot be purchased and even if you try to buy a non approved one the ports on the computer will not match, hence I would say you cann HP and setup a serivce or take the unit to a authorized service center.Another problem: Even if you were able to get your hands on replacement hinges, you should have very good knowlege to fix the hinges as you will have to take the whole computer apart to fix it.Refer:
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A:HP ENVY m6-1125dx Notebook PC HINGE BROKEN


  I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details). If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
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A:HP Envy m6 1125dx left hinge broken


  I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details). If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
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I bought an HP Envy m6 1125dx from Best buy in 2012 and for the past couple of months, I have noticed that the Right hinge between my screen and laptop body getting looser. Initially it was very little and I was able to open and close the laptop. But now the right hinge completely broke and the left hinge is getting looser. Also plastic frame just above the right hinge is broken. Now I am not able to open the laptop. Apart from the hinge issue, my battery also got some issues. It?s not getting charged even if I plugged for more than 3-5 hours. It looks like the battery is dead. I don?t have warranty on my laptop now. But I did googled and the forum says, this is common issue with M6 1125dx.Can someone please help me how can I get this laptop fixed? Please help. Thanks.

A:envy m6 1125dx Broken Hinge and Battery issue


  I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details). If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.
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Dear Customer, Please provide the unit details:Model noProduct NoOperating System    Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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A:Upgrading HP Envy M6-1160la

fonando wrote:Hi there!i´m trying to upgrade cpu of an old Envy m6-1160la for video edition, after effects, premier, 3d max, etc.StockCpu is i5 3210u (2 phisical and 2 logical cores), and seeking i´ve found that this cpu uses the same socket than others  with 4 phisical cores (example: i7 3540m).See the list below: i want to know if anybody try this before.ThanksYou can find a list of compatible Intel CPUs in the HP ENVY m6-1160la Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide.
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A:Upgrading the HP Envy Phoenix 850-065se

Schwaa, welcome to the forum. This was a very good review of how you upgraded your computer.  What you discovered are the problems that are created by a mid-size case.  It would be great if HP would offer a full size case for their gaming computers.  What you accomplished should make a major difference in performance.
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A:Upgrading to GTX 1070 Graphics Card for HP ENVY 750-137C

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A:Bios locked on my M6-1125dx

I can't thank you enough! I've been struggling with this for well over two weeks...I was reluctant to post on the forums, and to have this resolved within 30 minutes of creating an account and posting my question, I am absolutely shocked at how quick you provided the answer.Thanks again
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A:32 bit memory limitations

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Lets start with the name of the software?
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The "AT" command is a new one on me(other than for modems)....

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If transfering from Win XP, download the update WET from here:
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as you have reposted in multimedia i have closed for you

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I always recommend attempting to go for newer technology before upgrading older tech. I would check out board prices at

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Welcome to SF,

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I wonder if they are selling counterfeit Win7 to you. Download and run MGADiag.exe,
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A:Mobo limitations removed?

Quote: Originally Posted by kylefrikkentoth

Hey, so, I'm just wondering, I have a Gigabyte GA-M61PME S2P, and it has an 8GB RAM limitation. It also says, it can only use 32 Bit operating systems. Therefore limiting it to 4GB ram, and it says, I have the common 3.25 GB of 4.00 GB ram available situation. I know I don't need the RAM upgraded, but it kills me to know I couldn't if I wanted to. Just for this, I'm considering getting my mobo switched. Is there ANY way, difficulty doesn't matter, that I can revlieve these limitations? Thanks alot in advance guys!

I have never heard of a modern board being limited to 32-bit only...

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Hi Thomas,
There is no any limitation between OEM bing search and Retail Edition.
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A:Access size limitations

Don't know if this helps - got it from Access 2000 help files:

Microsoft Access database general specifications
Attribute Maximum
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Microsoft Access database table specifications
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yeah this is normal its a protection so you can't steal shots. Kinda stupid way i know.
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Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.From what you describe you should be able to clean your system (your friend's system) without disruption or lost of files. Nothing is 100% since we do not know exactly what malware infects the computer in question. I recommend you go to "Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log", and follow the instructions provided. Once you begin it is important you follow any instruction given to you by the HJT Team. No one else should give advice, nor should you take advice except from a HJT Team member.
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In Access 2000 Help files:
Microsoft Access database (.mdb) file size 2 gigabytes. However, because your database can include linked tables in other files, its total size is limited only by available storage capacity.
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Click to expand...

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A:Windows XP Professional Edition Limitations

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A:Upgrade paths and future limitations

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You mentioned "in case I don't like Windows 8" so I guess you haven't used it yet.
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Download Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation

From my point of view, I would image backup XP, Vista, Windows 7 using the software of your choice (perhaps something like Acronis). Then, install Windows 8 on unallocated space. Do you know what unallocated space is? I apologize. I know nothing about what you know. Anyway, good luck. There are tutorials here:

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