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Re: Spectre X360 Extremely hot

Q: Re: Spectre X360 Extremely hot

I have exactly the same problem. I have bought my "Hp Spectre x360 13 inch, i7, ram 16, Hard 512 solid" less than a month ago from Bestbuy in NJ. From my first use, I found that it gets so hot after less than half a hours which my leg feels burning. I still didn't install a heavy program or compilers and I am using this laptop only for surfing the internet or writing text in the Microsoft word. Please help me for this issue.

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A: Re: Spectre X360 Extremely hot

My Spectre was heating up during idle. I use RealTemp to monitor temperature and set alarm for 180F. It was hard to catch the culprit, because it stopped as soon as I moved the mouse or keyboard to check. I finally used Process Monitor to track CPU during idle and discovered that it was Norton 360 which does aggressive system checking during idle. I like Norton and the way it checks and rates download executable files. Setting lower priority for Norton doesn't do anything and I don't really want to do that anyway. And I don't want to inhibit the system checking. So, now I leave my Spectre on my homemade vacuum pad during idle to solve that problem. *sigh* I need a way to throttle back aggressive programs as a function of temperature.

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I have the i5 version, and I experience the same heat issues as you guys described. Also, the area right above the F1-F5 keys gets really really hot after running anything even mildly graphics intense. Even simple 2d flash games will cause the fan to throttle up and that area will become extremely hot. It has been like this since the beginning. Other than the heat issue, I honestly have no qualms with this ultrabook.

A:Re: Spectre X360 Extremely hot

  Hi @odontomon, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. It is a great site for information and questions. I have looked into your issue about your HP Spectre X360 Notebook and issues with overheating and possible fan issues. Here is a link on what could cause overheating and how to reducing heat inside the Notebook. You could reset the BIOS with this document selecting the reloading the BIOS default settings. Which has helped others as it restores the fans default settings. Please let me know how this goes. Thanks.

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Hello, I just received my i7 model of the HP Spectre X360 today and after a short period of use on the computer the upper left corner of the body of the computer becomes very hot, so much that resting it on part of my body becomes unbearable. I had read up on the notebook before buying it and the only mention of any issue of this sort was in a pros/cons list in one review that merely stated that "the bottom runs warm." Thus I was not expecting this level of heat while using the laptop rather casually, as the most intensive thing I was doing was streaming videos. Is this normal for what I am doing on this laptop? It's not the worst problem but it is definitely worrisome as I am planning on using this laptop for the next four years or so. Thank you all in advance!

A:Spectre X360 Extremely hot

Hi @yiajiipamu ,
 
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 publically post ( serial numbers and case details).
If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
 
Regards,George



I work for HP

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A:HP Spectre x360 vs HP Envy x360

Hi, You've got few questions about those products. Well, come to a store and yoy can see the differences. Better still, you can buty 2 machines and compare.  For build quality, the HP Spectre x360 is much better than the Envy x360 you can also find Pavilion x360 - we are talking about SPECS and BUILD here about plastics and metals about wood and gold. Regards.

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A:New HP Spectre X360

Dear Customer, Please go to this website:http://store.hp.com/SwedenStore/Please contact- 08-593 664 18 This link is for UNITED STATES ONLY (http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-spectre-x360---13-w053nr-x7v21ua-aba).  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:HP Spectre x360

I have the same problem but in the front, in the back of the touchpad... really annoying. looks like the lid doesn't have nothing to lay on and the aluminium is very thin. poor quality for such expensive machine.

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A:Spectre x360

Hi @ Roy1955, Thanks for being a part of the HP community. It is a great place to get your questions answered by experts .I saw your post regarding the problems with the battery. This could be a possible hardware issue with the battery. Kudos to you for performing the battery tests. Brilliant work was done. It may be a possible battery issue. However, I would require more information regarding this to isolate the issue correctly? How did you run diagnostics? Was it from The F2 UEFI diagnostics page or from HP support assistant?In the meantime, Please perform a hard reset first.Steps to do it:Power down the computer and unplug the charger.Hold down the power button and mute button simultaneously for 15 seconds to discharge static electrical charges inside the machine.Then visit this link to troubleshoot battery related issues: http://hp.care/2cqnxWZPlease perform these steps listed in the link mentioned above.Testing and Calibrating the Battery. (Windows 10)Battery Does Not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge.Hope this helps. Please let me know how this goes. To simply say thanks for my efforts, please click the "Thumbs Up" button. Please remember to mark "Accept as Solution" if this helps. Thanks and have a blessed week ahead!

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A:My Spectre x360 webcam looks really bad

Hi @Tudela?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your  HP Spectre x360 and issues with the WebCam looking really bad.  Here is a link to check your settings in the WebCam. It has a section inside the document for Quality issues. What program are you using?Please let me know how this goes.You can say thanks for trying to help by clicking the Thumbs Up below!.Thanks.

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A:spectre X360 trackpad

Hello, When did the issue start for you with the right click funtionality problem?




I am an HP employee.Make it easier for others to find solutions, by marking my answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.

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A:Spectre x360 stylus

Hi,  Is Dell stylus support HP machines mentioned on its specs ? You are asking HP to support another vendor's product here. From my view: No HP won't support other vendor's products unless HP does not have equivalent products.Dell may be very happy for HP (or other competitors) to support its products, it will sell more and laughing to the bank.Regards.

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A:HP spectre x360 on linux

I SOLVED IT! After hours of pain, i can now use the built in soundcard with headphones, as well as the internal speakers. HOW TO: Edit grub config by doing:'sudo vim /etc/default/grub' Edit the line:GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash'" To:GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor acpi_osi='!Windows 2013' acpi_osi='!Windows 2012'" Then run:'sudo update-grub' Reboot TWO times. BOOM! Sound works in headphones. The sound card is now in HDA mode (not I2S). To confirm, run:'aplay -l' and make sure you have the following in the output: 'card 1: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC3242 Analog [ALC3242 Analog]  Subdevices: 0/1  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0'I'm running kernel Linux spectre 3.19.0-21-generic #21-Ubixuntu SMP on Ubuntu x64. BR,Ingmar  EDIT: Even the speakers are working, they were just muted in Alsamixer. Hallelulja!EDIT2: Added the 'acpi_backlight=vendor' parameter to the options line, based on @spano 's input. Thanks!EDIT3: Fix as pointed out by venividivici24

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Hi, The following one may help:    http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/accessories-88342--1/hp-active-pen Regards.

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A:SSD upgrade for spectre x360

Yeah but it is not easy and will jeopardize the warranty. See pages 32-33 of this Manual, which is the closest thing out there for your Model: Service Manual

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A:Differences between Spectre x360

Hi, They are very close but NOT the same. Now, print the following specs and compare line-by-line. Can you see the differrences.   http://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c05218339  http://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c05226593  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04939802 Regards.

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A:HP Spectre X360 - 13-4290nz

Hi, Sorry I can't read, but the following one should work:     http://h20386.www2.hp.com/AustraliaStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=J4R51AA&opt=&sel=ACC#compatibles Regards.

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A:Hp spectre x360 SSD replacement

Can you identify where you tried to put the mSSD by reference to the Manual here: Manual See p. 28. It uses M.2 SATA drives and if the drive you installed is a PCIe type it will not be recognized. AHCI type drives only as far as I can see. I know only the very most recent desktop motherboards will boot from a pcie M.2 mSSD. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.

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A:HP Spectre X360 with Windows 10

Does right click work at all? Try right click on Start button and see if it produces a menu. Some people has experienced problems with their touch pad, try using a mouse and see if right click works.
 

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Hi, I think HP has stopped publish Maintenance and Service guide for this series but from my record, it only supports Support for single PCIe / SATA M2 solid-state drive configuration as storage (scope M2 2260/2280 DS solid-state drive) in the following configurations:? 256-GB solid-state drive self-encrypting drive (SED) supporting multi-level cell (MLC)? 180-GB solid-state drive supporting MLC? 128-GB solid-state drive supporting MLC Regards.

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A:Brand new HP Spectre x360

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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A:Re: My Spectre x360 webcam looks really bad

Hey @MikeAT35,  First and foremost, I want to welcome you to the HP Support Forums! Here at the forums, you have many community members that will help you toward a solution. If my reply resolves your issue or answer your question(s), please click the Accept as Solution button to allow others to find the solution.   I have looked into your issue about your HP Spectre x360 and issues with the WebCam quality.  Here is a link to check your settings in the WebCam. It has a section inside the document for Quality issues. What program are you using?Please try the troubleshooting above and let me know the answers to the questions asked above. Could you also please provide me with your Model Number (How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?) and Which Windows Operating Systems you are running. To simply say thanks for trying to help, click the Thumbs up below!  I hope this helps! Thanks for joining the HP Support Community!Have a great day! 

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A:Hp Spectre X360 13.3 does not start

Hi @Murtadha05,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the computer not booting. I will be glad to help you. Please post the full product number of your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? Does the computer make any sounds eg coling fan?Please get back to me with above information, so I can help you better.

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is there an active pen available for the Spectre 15? many thanks











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A:active pen for Spectre x360 15

under support, software & drivers, spectre x360 15t, firmware:http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-spectre-15-ap000-x360-convertible-pc/9256669/model/10193271#Z7_3054ICK0K8UDA0AQC11TA930O2 Titled HP Touch Controller Firmware Uupdate, 1.00,A,1 Rev.A  Another posted said to extract the files from the executable (I used winrar, he used 7-zip; I figure any zip app can do it), then run the bat file.  Works now!!! I find the Dell stylus much more responsive than the HP stylus.

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A:HP - Spectre x360 Upgradable RAM

 Hello @Cepeda_Nicholas? I appologize but the RAM is not upgradable on the Spectre 13 x360 notebook as it is soldered to the system board and doesn't have additional expansion slots.




I am an HP employee.Make it easier for others to find solutions, by marking my answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.

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A:Spectre x360 Hot Charger !!!!!

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A:Hp Active Pen Spectre x360

I've heard better review for the Dell Active Stylus (the one with aluminum top half). It has worked great for me and I heard it has better sensitivity.

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A:Spectre x360 touchpad

Hello @malikons ,Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have read about your HP Spectre x360 13-4040nd Notebook and TouchPad not working correctly. Here is a document on how to troubleshoot the mouse and TouchPad sensitivities.If you will go to the section on Adjusting TouchPad pointing sensitivities it should help resolve the issue. If this does not help, what you can do, is use the following link to create yourself a case number, then call and it may help speed up the call process: Step 1. Open link: www.hp.com/contacthp/ Step 2. Enter Product number or select to auto detectStep 3. Scroll down to "Still need help? Complete the form to select your contact options"Step 4. Scroll down and click on: HP contact options - click on Get phone number Case number and phone number appear.They will be happy to assist you immediately.Hope this fixes your issue.Thanks.

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A:Pen Support for Spectre x360 13t

What is the name of the pen excact model number?  I will see if I can locate drivers for it.

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A:HP Spectre x360 Fan Issues

Hi there @rawrimmakitty?,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with a noisy fan. I will be glad to help you. Can you try the steps in these documents? Fan is Noisy and Spins Constantly, PC is Warmer than Normal.Reducing Heat Inside the PC to Prevent OverheatingTesting for Hardware Failures (Windows 10, 8) Please keep me informed of how thing went. If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help. Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below! Thanks.

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Same as above. Got that dialogue box and then nothing. 13 inch specter and HP active pen here.

A:Re: active pen for Spectre x360 15

Hi @sirianth, Welcome to the HP Forum!  I am pleased that you have become a HP Forum member. It is such a wonderful site to find answers and tips. Here is a link to guide you to having the most rewarding experience and answer any concerns about posting: First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More What is the product or model number of your Spectre x360? HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number?  What is your operating system? I grasp you are having an issue with the HP Active pen. When I checked the  HP Notebook PCs - Compatibility with HP Active Pen and HP Active Stylus chart, it looks like you need the HP Active Stylus and not the pen. If  you are unable to return or exchange the pen. please contact HP Support for assistance.  Contact HP Support Fill out the online form and follow the prompts.  Please let me know how it goes. If this has helped you to resolve the issue, please click on "Accept as Solution" on said post. To show that you 'like', or are thankful for my post, kindly click the ?Thumbs Up? below. If there is anything else I can do to help, please be sure to let me know!

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I have an HP Spectre x360 with a 2 year ADP coverage. I purchased the laptop in US... but I am currently employed and working in India. My screen has got damaged and needs to be replaced, but the local service center is unable to verify the ADP care pack details in India. I purchased this laptop after doing my research that the product is marketed in India and will be supported here. However, now the local tech support is saying that the Family name - pike1.0 not available in India and the laptop cannot be serviced even if the ADP is avaiable. As per the ADP contract, HP Support can courier the necessary parts to the local service center and my laptop can be serviced. How do i resolve this issue?

A:HP Spectre x360 LCD replacement

Hi, Yes, they say the true, many HP laptops asre localized that means HP local can only help you (a) Order part)s) from original country and repair it for you  or(b) You have to send machine back to the original country (in this case the US) for repair. Warranty or not, same rule. Please read (very similar to your case): ANSWER: You can call HP Customer Support or HP Authorized Support Providers for diagnostic purposes. If a hardware service is required, two alternatives can be offered: The part can be dispatched by HP Customer Support or the HP Authorized Support Partner within the border of the country where they are located. It is your responsibility to get the part from this location, move it to the PC, and to return the defective parts - when required - to the same location. Associated costs are your responsibility. The PC may be moved, under your responsibility and at your cost, to the closest country where HP has support presence, or any other country chosen by yourself (depending on the logistics network), in order to get access to the solution. When HP has no support presence in the country of use, all actions and costs required to gain warranty services are your responsibility. Source:   http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bpr01266 Regards,

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A:screen fading with HP Spectre x360

Hi @MrFin?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP Spectre x360 and issues with screen fading Windows 8. I have has some luck with changing the adaptive brightness. Try to click the Windows key, type in Power Options.On the right click Change plan settings.Then click on the bottom section Change advanced power settings link.Display ?> Enable adaptive brightness, and change the settings there. Restart the Notebook. You could  try using the Windows Update Troubleshooting tool to fix any updates that have not come through for Windows 10.  Please restart the Notebook twice to make sure all update have been completed.Please let me know how this goes.Thanks.

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Hi,  I recently recieved this laptop and when i have went to play a sound clip on youtube it has not worked i have tried using the troubleshoot audio but this said that everything is fine.  This laptop is brand new. Thank you

A:Speakers not working on new HP Spectre x360

Hello, I am sort of experiencing this same problem too. On mine, the sound would ocassionally turn off. However, rebooting my PC, or disabling and re-enabling the windows audio would temporary solve this. The latter might work for you, though the sound problem could occur at anytime again. To do this: 1. Go to computer management. Move your cursor to the very bottom left corner and right click, and access computer management. 2. Once there, click on "Services and applicaiton" and then "services". 3. Scroll down to "windows audio properties" 4. Click "restart" the service Again, this appears to work for me, though it might not for you. Additionally, I found myself repeating said steps over and over again because the sound would sometimes stop. Furthermore, the "DTS audio" application on my x360 would sometimes make this static-like noise problem. When the audio enhancements are in use, any sound produce through the PC would make a somewhat unbearable cracking noise, essentially making watching and listening to videos and music less enjoyable.  Additionally, if you turn off the sound "audio enhancements" in DTS Audio the cracking noise will stop, but then the tradeoff is good quality sound for bad quality sound. I'd assume this problem has something to do with the "sound off" problem too. For now, I am waiting to see if there is a solution for this, hopefully a "PC update". If not, I might have to ship it in to HP to have them check it out. Lastly, I have read about other PC users fixing the "sound off" problem by uninstalling windows 8.1 and reinstalling/reverting back to windows 8. I have not tried this yet, but it could work. Anyways, I hope I was at least somewhat helpful.

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A:HP Spectre x360 Display Issues

Hi @mrinker?, Welcome to the HP Forums!  It is a superb  place to find answers and information! For you to have the best experience in the HP forum I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide. Learn How to Post and More How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?  I grasp that your display has vertical lines showing  up and the screen has a shaken quality to it. Here is a link to  HP Notebook PCs - Troubleshooting a Notebook LCD Panel Issue (Windows 8/8.1, 7) that  will guide you though some steps to try and determine the issue and overcome it.   To say thanks for responding please click the thumbs up icon below. If this help overcome your difficulty, please choose solution provided to help others to find it.  Good Luck!

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Hello, after updating my Spectrex360 I`m facing the same issue. I have no sound driver and it isn`t possible to solve the problem by myself. Many thanks in advance for your help.Product number: K3D43EA#ABD Best regards

A:Re: HP SPECTRE X360 SOUND PROBLEM

Hi @schaabio, Welcome to the HP Forum!  Thank you for becoming a HP Forum member. It is a dynamite location to get help from the community, get suggestions and find what has worked for others. For you have the best experience, here is a link for you to review, should you have any concerns: First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More I understand that after updating your notebook that you have lost your audio. Have you run the HP Support Assistant  to aid with HP updates?Here is a link to the HP Spectre x360 - 13-4104ng (ENERGY STAR) software and drivers where you can manually check for updated drivers. Please let me know the outcome. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for. Also, clicking the ?Thumbs Up? below is a great way to say thanks!

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A:Spectre x360 speaker volume too low

Hello @nscribner?, Welcome back to the HP Forums! I have read your post and understand that the volume is low on your HP Spectre x360 13-4103dx . I have researched the issue and have come up with a possible resolution. First, please perform a hard reset. Once that is complete, please follow the steps in these documents: HP Notebook PCs - No Sound from Speakers (Windows 10, 8)Microsoft - Fix sound problemsTips for Using, Carrying and Protecting your HP Notebook PC To answer some of your questions, the specifications page does indicate under sound "Bang & Olufsen with dual speakers". HP Spectre 13-4103dx x360 Convertible PC Product Specifications. There are a few different audio drivers that you can try,  for the best output from the notebook drivers page. Although there is no discrete data explaining the placement of the speakers, it would make sense that would be the desired effect. If the document did not help you resolve the issue, try restoring the BIOS and then check for windows updates.Thank you, I look forward to your response with the outcome.If this post has helped you, feel free to click the thumbs up!  

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A:cracked screen on spectre x360

@trent2
?Thank you for using HP Support Forum. I have brought your issue to the 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 ( serial numbers and case details).If you are unfamiliar with the Forum's private messaging please click here to learn more.Thank you,Omar

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A:HP Spectre Pro x360 G1 - SCCM 2012 OSD

Hi, Did issue got resolved, have u tried to change the replicator ? Did u got any documentation for these units,If please share me i am also facing same issues with "HP Spectre Pro x360 G2"

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Recently after getting windows update my spectre x360 is facing a issue of sound. There is no sound and the volume button of taskbar shows a red cross signal and saying no audio device or headphone is plugged in. After installed the driver sp70653.exe yesterday, the problem was gone. But today after installing windows update (synaptics-pointing drawing), I am facing the sound problem again. This time I tried that driver again but problem is not solved. So what can I do now?

A:HP SPECTRE X360 SOUND PROBLEM

Hi, Can you post back with the following details. 1.  The full Model No. and Product No. of your notebook - you can usually get this by holding down the fn key and pressing esc, otherwise see Here for a guide on locating this information. 2.  Hold down the Windows key and press R Into the Run window, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter. In Device Manager, expand Sound, Video and Game Controllers - what devices are listed here? Regards, DP-K

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Hi  Hoping someone can assist, I have a spectre x360 connected to a Samsung Smart TV via HDMI.  Screen is recognised OK as the laptop screen flickers when plgging in, problem is that the TV screen suddenly goes blank (black) for no apparent reason then reappears, again for no obvious reason. Tried various different cables and different HDMI ports on TV and all behave the same, this doesn't occur at all when using other laptops connected to the TV using same cables.  Doesn;t appear to be cable led either as wiggling cable and therefore port doesn't seem to affect either the black out or reappearance ? Help !  

A:Spectre x360 - Samsung HDMI

Hi there @BaffledA,  Thank you for joining in on the HP Support Forums and Welcome! I understand that the HDMI from your HP Spectre x360 Notebook PC to your Samsung TV is not working properly.  Did you receive any error messages?Did you see if the HDMI was listed in the Digital Output Device? Here is a document for you called Troubleshooting HDMI Display and Sound Issues. It has three different sections that you can use for troubleshooting:  Using correct HDMI cable for your HDMI deviceSetting HDMI sound outputTroubleshooting specific HDMI issuesCould you please run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter first. The troubleshooter will help find and fix HDMI issues.  Type troubleshooting in the search bar.Select Troubleshooting.Select View all on the top left corner.Click on Hardware and Devices.Follow the on-screen instructions to run the troubleshooter.Check if the issue persists.Please also try to: Press (Windows key + X)Click on Device Manager.Expand Sound, video, and game controllersRight click on the sound driverSelect Update Driver Software.Once this is done, restart the Notebook twice and check if the issue persists.Also, you could try to: Press (Windows key + X)Click on Device Manager.Expand Sound, video, and game controllersRight click on the sound driverSelect Uninstall.Once this is done, restart the Notebook twice and check if the issue persists.Did this reply resolve your issue or answer your question? If yes, then please share the good news! Let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button. You can also show your appreciation by clicking the Thumbs Up. If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please re-post with the results of the troubleshooting and the model number of your Spectre x360 Notebook PC.  Thanks! 

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Oh what a wonderful day... brand new laptop...  a HP Spectre x360 2-in-1 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i7.  Got it at Fry's as a refurbishment.  Got it home. Got it set up.  Got all kinds of display problems after not more than a few minutes of operation.  Why would I buy a refurbishment?  Don't know... I'm thinking these computers with the touch screens and rotations are not ready for prime time.  Returned it and got my money back.  Not sure about the HP brand.

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Hi. I want to replace the DC charging port inside my hp laptop, the HP Spectre x360 13-4003DX. The laptop stopped charging, but it still boots on. I have already ordered the corresponding part: 801513-001. I would like some information on: - how to disassemble the laptop. I already looked at this guide: http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04055643.pdf, but it does not seem to be for my laptop.  -what screwdriver(s) to use for the disassembly Thank you.

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Attempting to use a stylus HP active pen with my computer bought in May 2016.  My computer is a Full High Definition (FHD) displays (resolution is 1920x1080):The bluetooth connection work perfectly but it's impossible to right on the screen.There is no response to the stylus.I thought this occurs because the touch controller firmware needs to be updated.Unfortunatly I'm not able to find  the appropriate firmware.Could you please Help  Best regards Patrick   

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Dear HP, I am also facing the same issue with vertical lines on my screen. it is not consistant, but happening more frequent. So far I have not been able to find a resolution for the issue. also HP support has not been able to find resolution. Sometimes after few minutes the screen unfreezes and gets back to normal.However in a high demanding work environment this is not acceptable.Please help to resolve. Regards  

A:Re: HP Spectre x360 Display Issues

it is concering a 13" with serial number [Personal Information Removed]and the BIOS i am running is F.31-01/15/2016

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i have the same issue.. wifi okay but no Ehernet via USB
 
some forums say the issue is McAfee but i uninstalled this and instill doesn't work
 

A:Spectre x360 not connecting to Ethernet through USB 3.0

 Hi @kalidiso?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP Spectre x360  Notebook and issues with connecting to the Ethernet via USB 3.0. This notebook does not connect to the Ethernet via USB 3.0. It does not have the compatible with a USB ethernet cable only Wifi and Bluetooth. Here is a link to your Product page. I hope this helps. Thanks.

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Hi, I have bought my HP Spectre x360 Convertible for a week and I have an issue with the screen hinge.When I open or close the screen, one of the hinge makes a low noise like it is cracking. After I checked on it, I realised that the hinge are slightly uneven, which makes it touch the metal body. Not sure if this will makes an issue later on, but it already makes a scratch on the metal body when I open or close the lid. The sounds it makes is unpleasant to hear as well.Is there any way to fix this problem?Thanks  Regards,Syed

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The mouse on my hp spectre keeps jumping around on its own even when I'm not touching it. At first, I thought it was because my hand was brushing against the touchpad without realizing but I put it down and wasn't touching it this time, so I'm not sure what's going on. Basically, the mouse moves in circles and random things get clicked on and if I'm on any website, it starts scrolling up and down on its own. (It happens whether I'm using the internet or not so I don't think it's related to that). I've found that tapping the center on the bottom can sometimes fix it but can also make it worse. This is a brand new computer and I haven't heard of anyone else having this problem, so if it's a hardware problem, I can get it fixed/replaced if necessary.

A:Mouse Jumping HP Spectre x360

Hi @npixiedust505?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP Spectre x360  and issues with the Mouse jumping around or being erratic after a Windows 10 update. Here is a document on using and troubleshooting the TouchPad  with Windows 10.Hello @npixiedust505?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP Spectre x360 and mouse not working correctly. Here is a document on how to troubleshoot the mouse and Touchpad sensitivities.If you will go to the section on Adjusting TouchPad pointing sensitivities it should help resolve the issue.Hope this fixes your issue with the mouse.Thanks. 

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Hi everyone, as the topic subject suggests i  ' m searching for a new Keyboard for my "spectre X360 4101 Energy star " , the model of the keyboard is "806500-061 ITALIAN version" .  Unfortunately i dropped a glass of cofee on it , i managed to save all the other components except for the keyboard , that after many attempts of cleaning din't work. I ' m trying to find out where to buy the replacement , any suggestion ?

A:HP Service PN 806500-061 ITL Spectre X360

Hi @Gilgamesh9,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the keyboard. I will be glad to help you. HP continually improves and changes product parts. For complete and current information onsupported parts for your computer, go to http://partsurfer.hp.com, select your country or region, and thenfollow the on-screen instructions. Please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp 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.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html Please keep me informed of how things went.If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.  

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After I have been using spectre x360 for a couple weeks, I noticed that the hinge is quite loose particularly at 90 to 180 degrees. And I can wobble it at some point without using any force. Moreover, when I hold the base while the screen is more than 90 degrees and shake the notebook a little bit, the screen will bend far to the back. It looks like the hinge is too loose and can not hold the weight of the screen. Is there any way to tighten it?Thanks.

A:Loose hinge on Spectre X360

@johster
?Thank you for using HP Support Forum. I have brought your issue to the 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 ( serial numbers and case details).If you are unfamiliar with the Forum's private messaging please click here to learn more.Thank you,Omar

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