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Sound fluctuations on Pavillion Beats Notebook

Q: Sound fluctuations on Pavillion Beats Notebook

I've been trying to solve the sound fluctuations on my HP beats but have been unsuccessful with the options I've seen posted. Did HP ever come out with a real solution? HP Pavilion Notebook - 17-f114dxModel #: J9N57UA I have updated all drivers and removed beats drivers. Any suggestions are appretiated. Thank you.
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A:HP pavillion beats screen randomly turns off

You are a godsend. Very useful info. Thank you so very much. Which brings me to my last question; in the document, it mentioned manually restarting the computer with the power button when the lock ups occur due to overheating, unable to produce image on screen, etc. I was wondering if manually restarting the PC this way would at all cause damage or cause the PC to be slower in the future. Thank you so much again for your help! Jalen
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A:HP Pavilion 15 Notebook - Completely remove Beats Audio

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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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A:Can I upgrade my graphic card in my HP Pavillion 15 Notebook...

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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

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.
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A:IDT Audio (Beats) Missing Enhancements Tab in Windows Sound ...

Hi, Whether or not you have the 'Enhancements' tab is down to the particular audio driver that's installed - some allow this feature and some do not. Try the following. Download the IDT Audio installer on the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. When done, open windows Control Panel, open Device Manager and open up Sound, Video and Game Controllers.  Right click the IDT device and select Uninstall - you should also get a prompt to remove the current driver, tick the box to allow this and then proceed with the uninstall. When complete, restart the notebook. Let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete.  Then open your Downloads folder, right click on the IDT installer and select 'Run as Administrator' to start the installation.  When this has completed, check if you have the Enhancements tab back. Note:  If you want the fn+B combination to work correctly, you'll need to download and install HP Quick Launch from the link below. HP Quick Launch Buttons. When the installation has completed, restart the notebook before checking. Regards, DP-K
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Since Fri I have not had any sound on my laptop not from the internal pavillion on no sound 15-n019wm hp speakers or the headphone jack and the led on the mute no sound on hp pavillion 15-n019wm key is not working but if I hit the mute key the little symbol appears on the speaker icon and it disappears if I hit it again I have ran tests and the bars light up as if sound is coming out but there is no sound at all nbsp I have uninstalled both the AMD and Realtek devices reinstalled them with updated drivers reset my laptop replaced the keyboard and changed the setting in the bios so that the FN key has to be used for the functions of the F -F keys nbsp I had updated to Windows well over a month ago and everything had been working fine nbsp When the sound did not come back on after the reset I wiped the hard drive and reinstalled Windows bit and still no sound nbsp The led lights up for the wifi the power button and everything else is operational except for the sound nbsp I am about to try an update to Windows again but at this point I am not very hopeful nbsp Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated nbsp Thanks nbsp PS nbsp It's the Pavillion -n wm with Windows bit nbsp Solved View Solution

A:no sound on hp pavillion 15-n019wm

Hello @callykat20?, 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. I read your post about the sound issue, and wanted to assist you! You can try reviewing the following document, just to see if there was anything you missed:HP Notebook PCs - No Sound from the Speakers (Windows 7) However, if you formatted the Hard Drive, and is still having the issue.  Then it seems like the drivers are not the cause.  You may consider contacting HP Phone Support for additional options.  Please use the following and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region. Please let me know if this information was helpful by clicking the thumbs up below.  If this post resolved your issue, then please click on Accept as Solution. Have a great day!
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A:NO SOUND - HP Pavillion a1320n

hi, did you make sure you installed the high def sound device driver . driver here i think ,
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All of a sudden I have no sound. I have RealTek AC97 sound driver as a part of my motherboard. I do NOT have a sound card. I go to the RealTek website to download a new driver & RealTek says to update thru HP because it's in the motherboard. Maybe I'm not in the right place, but HP says to go to RealTek. So I'm no where fast!

I've plugged & unplugged the speakers. I borrowed a set of speakers & they don't work on my system either. So I know its not the speakers!

I checked to make sure that the sound is not muted. I also checked to make sure the sound is activated, which is is. Any other suggestions?

A:Sound gone - Windows XP SP3 - HP Pavillion A1330n Here is the link to the HP website for the realtek drivers. I would check device manager first before you installed it though. Right click on my computer>properties. Select the Hardware tab and goto device manager. You should be able to find the audio drivers in the list. If the driver has an X on it, then just right click and enable it. If it has a yellow ? then go ahead and install the driver. Hope this helps.Good luck,John
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I went back to HP and downloaded/installed the driver for this machine but it didn't help.

Does anyone have an ideas?


A:Sound problem with HP Pavillion DV 8000

so you have some sound and it cuts in and out ? or now you have no sound ? please describe issue again ?
check Device Manager for yellow or red flags in the sound and audio section.
when you re-install drivers you should first uninstall old drivers.
have you installed software recently that uses audio (maybe something from Pandora). try uninstalling.
try external speakers to see if problem is with internal speakers.
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A:HP Pavillion dv8000 x64 sound problem

I checked HP's web site (I assume you have too), and they are showing none for Windows 7.

That laptop is going on 4 years old (release date), and they are not going to provide any. Have you tried the Vista 64-bit drivers?
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I have an HP Pavillion DV8000 Lap Top using Windows XP Pro Service pack 3. The sound car or driver is Conexant AMC Audio.
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I went back to HP and downloaded/installed the driver for this machine but it didn't help.

Does anyone have an ideas?


A:Sound problems with HP Pavillion DV8000 Lap Top

All of your sounds what? If I'm reading that right, you may be missing a word in there somewhere?

Are you receiving no sound at all? Are they muffled?

What do you mean by a streaming issue? Did it start skipping in the middle of songs, or would it stop for a bit and restart?
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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  - Worldwide Support - 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 DV8000 Sound Card

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A:No sound found on HP Pavillion dv6618ca

It almost sounds as though Windows no longer detects a sound card....

Check your BIOS. Is there any setting Enable / Disable Onboard Audio?

Report on any BIOS settings, then Generate a Problem Device report

Make sure all your devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post
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click Start->Run, enter dxdiag
Notice progress in lower left window corner
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A:542x Pavillion sound problem

You're going to need to obtain the appropriate driver for your audio card. You can try Windows Update(, but if it's not there then it looks like you'll have to buy that HP CD or see if a friend has it. I couldn't find it on a quick google search.
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If there isn't a driver, I can of course get a USB or Expresscard soundcard, right? Thanks!

A:No Sound after Windows 7 install! HP Pavillion DV 1000

In fact, your "X-Fi Expresscard 34" sound card is the Sound Blaster X-Fi Notebook sound card.
The drivers are here :
Creative Worldwide Support > Sound Blaster X-Fi Notebook

They should be compatible with Win7 since it was last updated on June 29 2009.
Try it out! If you need more help, post here