Does the HP Pavilion 510-p030 Desktop have an expansion slot for an additional hard drive?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Expansion-slot-in-HP-Pavilion-510-p030-Desktop/td-p/5850794
I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
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I have a shared PCI/ISA slot on my MB. What (or better how) can I use this slot? I want to add a NIC for DSL but all my PCI's are in use by Firewire, SCSI, and sound cards? Can I use this shared slot for the NIC or swap out one of my others and use them in the shared??
Thanks for any help!
well, most PCI cards sohuld play nice nice with the shared slot. But i'm not to sure abuot that. I'm not sure if the sound card would like it though. You can probably just put the NIC in there
Just remember, i could be wrong.
I have an expansion slot, and I was wondering what goes in there? I know it's a stupid question, but I never hear much about it.
Hi, when i uprgrade the ram, i see on MB a expsansion slot, is a msata o a mini pcie? i want to put a ssd here if is possible. thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/question-on-expansion-slot-on-Mb/td-p/5835240
The PCI card (Adaptec 29160N RAID) is 32-bit but the expansion slot on the motherboard (Super Micro P4DPR-6GM+) is 64-bit 66MHz PCI (3.3V). The card's POST doesn't show up during boot. Is this because it's 32-bit and the slot is 64-bit?
What size are the screws for PC expansion slots? Are they 6-32 x 1/4"?
The Link below might be of some help
Expansion Slot Screws | Page 1 | Sort By: Product Title A-Z - FrozenCPU.com
Do you guy knew if Dell E7250 is able to install ADDITIONAL ssd in M.2 Expansion Slots?
In the specification it's show there are free M.2 slot for WWAN or SSD.
If it's support what SSD M.2 model should i but 2242?
The additional slot referenced is in the E-dock expansion adapter - NOT the system. The system takes only one internal M.2 drive.
If you have (or purchase) the E-dock port adapter, you'll have the additional M.2 slot.
1. Expansion SlotWhat is the expansion slot specification for this model as we would like to add a dedicated graphics card with DisplayPort ? 2. MemoryHow many memory slots does it have on the motherboard ?What type of memory is required ?What is the maximum memory supported on the motherboard ?
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Ok, Sorry looking up the model at Kingston and a couple other sites didn't show your computer and seeing I hadn't seen any I was confused. Based on what I have found maybe a Model from other country. With that said it looks like it comes with 2gig DDR3L Ram and is Upgradable to 8Gig Also looks like yours comes With 1 PCI Express x16 Slot. I am not sure with the PSU and with that slot if you would be able to upgrade to a different Graphics Card. GPU and size of case would put a huge limit on what could be able to fit... Jameshttp://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/XC-704-Expansion-Slot-amp-Memory-Upgrade/td-p/392919
There's a small expansion slot labelled PCIE1x1 next to the longer slot in which I've installed a graphics card. What can the smaller one be used for? Can it for example hold an SSD? Thanks,Tom
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OK, Yes that is the one that I was Refering to... There was some boards that could connect to that slot I don't see any ATM but they were non Controller systems Plug in and some would be found. Some wouldn't So I think they have done away with them... One with a Controller like the one in my picture here.... Can be used for SDD and also an extra HDD off it as well. They have others that are just SSD and some that have 2 spaces for SSD on the card but may not work for your space as they are longer cards. There are also some that offer SSD, SATA and exta ESata out the back... It is all up to what you want and how much you like to spend.http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/TC-705-EB53-expansion-slot-question/td-p/411193/jump-to/first-unread-message
Can an Intel 3160.HMWG.R Dual Band Wireless AC + Bluetooth Mini PCIe card Supports 2.4 and 5.8 be installed the Aspire AXC 603 UB17 expansion card slot? Will this be recognized by Windows 10? https://www.amazon.com/Intel-3160-HMWG-R-Wireless-Bluetooth-Supports/dp/B00MY9EVHI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF...http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/Aspire-AXC-603-UB17-expansion-card-slot/td-p/442600/jump-to/first-unread-message
Can an Intel 3160.HMWG.R Dual Band Wireless AC + Bluetooth Mini PCIe card Supports 2.4 and 5.8 be installed the Aspire AXC 603 UB17 expansion card slot? Will this be recognized by Windows 10? https://www.amazon.com/Intel-3160-HMWG-R-Wireless-Bluetooth-Supports/dp/B00MY9EVHI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF...http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/Aspire-AXC-603-UB17-expansion-card-slot/td-p/442600
Dear Forumer, I'm trying to use 2 graphic card via expansion slot to provides 2 display monitors however, the system only detect 1 graphic card even I installed two graphic cards. I'm using window 10, 64 bits OS. graphic card used1. 128MB ATI RADEONx600 SE2. NVIDIA Quodra 600 Please advice. Thanks
@Dr_Saiful?, welcome to the forum. Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer. Beginning on Page 26 you will find the Workstation Specifications. In the specs it says that two video cards can be used as long as the required wattage is no more than 150W. I suspect that you may be exceeding the wattage of your power supply unit (PSU). Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/Expansion-slot-for-graphic-Card-for-HP-Z220-CMT-Workstation/td-p/5693636
Ok so, I fried my motherboard a while back and am just now getting an Abit barebone kit with a brand new motherboard and was wondering whether my DDR RDIMM will work in the new DDR2 RIMM memory expansion slots?
Abit Barbone Kit tech Info:
Diablo Black and Silver ATX Mid-Tower Case with 400 Watt Power Supply
Abit LG-95Z Intel Socket 775 MicroATX Motherboard
Intel Celeron D 360 3.46GHz OEM Processor
Here is a link to the barebone kit at Tigerdirect.com:
No. You need ddr2 memory.
I want to add an expansion card to a new Tower 3620. I can get the box open to access to chassis just fine, but how does this black plastic cover on the expansion slots work. Looks like it's designed to make it easy to pop open all the slots at once, but it's way to clever for me to figure out. Hand me the big pliers!
When all else fails, read the manual (page 18-19).http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19984217
I ve got several excellent computer cases and a tight-fit on a PC system desk setup Typical problem is most all the PC quot connections quot to it are on the quot back quot amp on the expansion slot panel all jacks amp connectors are Ind standard As you ve probably figured out from my long Title above - I don t know what these extension arrays are actually called I have seen them usually threaded inside the PC case from the back or Mobo to the front Not knowing the correct omundo name for these things has made googling for um a lot harder What i d like is to extend the connections for at least all my Graphics card Audio in out jacks - and rear USB connections up to the front of the machine where they should be on all machines in the first place Actually Other than things like the NIC card and A C I d just as soon move quot all quot the quot user access quot connectors up front to the top the side where ever they would be actually quot accessable quot I m just tired of having to stand PC cable slot) case (expansion extension array on my head - with a flash light in hand - tangled in wires that i m not looking for - i m sure lots of you have been there Any ideas where I can find these things or a correct NAME for um I ll buy them individually if PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array i have to or a harness PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array with all the extended connections on it would be Ok with me Video connections extended up front might also be nice but with xVGA S-Video and a HDMI out really don t cause that much climbing over in the back Thanks guys GerryH nbsp
Usually,newer motherboards have extra headers for connecting
the front panel connections.
Afraid graphics and network usually don't have header extensions,
but something like this can get audio/usb firewire up front.
You need to find one to match the headers.
USB is standard but audio can be standard or HD.
I plug data cord into the SATA 2 slot. When I turned on the computer the drive sshowed up that it was only 746.39GB. Does my mother board model MS-7613 (lona-GL8E) support a 3TB Sata HD. I'm just wanting to use the drive as storage.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/I-install-a-3TB-Segate-HD-in-my-expansion-slot-Plug-data/td-p/5797527
I am planning to buy "HP Pavilion - 15-au111tx" . I want to know if this laptop comes with HDD + SSD (Hybrid storage). If not then tell me if it is upgradable to SSD if I want upgrade it in future. If none of the above options is applicable then please suggest me a laptop with all remaining specifications almost same and in addition which has SSD upgrade option.
Hi, Your machine only has Single HDD configurations 500GB (5400) 7.2mm 1TB (5400) 9.5mm 2TB (5400) 9.5mm http://support.hp.com/za-en/document/c05239941 You can upgrade slow HDD to a faster SSD later. SDD's a getting cheaper and cheaper. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/About-SSD-slot-in-quot-HP-Pavilion-15-au111tx-quot/td-p/5795498
Is there a ssd m.2 slot in the HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ak112nl? Thanks
The Manual shows one: Manual See p. 45. But we have had reports that if you open the laptop there is in fact no M.2 slot and also in some cases that the M.2 port, if there is one, is disabled. Right now I cannot in good conscience advise anyone to attempt the upgrade. If you are an experienced technician and just happen to have an M.2 mSSD 2280 drive sitting around it might be an interesting exercise but I would not tell someone to go invest in such a drive for this model laptop right now. Your best bet is a 2.5 inch SATA SSD.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Is-there-a-ssd-m-2-slot-in-the-HP-Pavilion-Gaming-15-ak112nl/td-p/5725381
Hi I recently decided to upgrade my Paviliion g - el's RAM by adding a second GB RAM not slot el RAM working Pavilion g6-2333 I Pavilion g6-2333 el RAM slot not working inserted the new RAM in the secondary Pavilion g6-2333 el RAM slot not working RAM slot but the PC seemed unable to find it Fearing that I could've bought a RAM that was not compatible with my laptop I tried removing the original RAM and putting the new one in its place the new RAM was Pavilion g6-2333 el RAM slot not working correctly identified Seeing that the new RAM was indeed compatible I tried inserting the old one in the secondary slot and the result was the same the RAM was not seen by the PC nbsp I noticed the following about that secondary RAM slot The RAM seems to be inserting less deeply than in the other slot The RAM is very easily brought out of position when it's in that slot as in simply slightly touching it will make it fall out of the connector Unlike with the other slot when the metallic arms that keep the RAM in place are released the RAM doesn't pop out on its own nbsp Does anybody have any idea what the problem might be Is the connector broken or is it just that for some reason the RAM can't stay in placehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Pavilion-g6-2333-el-RAM-slot-not-working/td-p/5659295
Running Windows 7 64 bit, full retail. System purchased 07/05/09, came with Vista SP1. Initial upgrade from HP disk (flawed) 12/19/09. Experienced several problems with audio driver, prompting full system restore 05/26/10 back to Vista SP1, successfully reinstalled OS7 05/27/10. Problem with SD card not tested when on Vista SP1, no data. Problem tested on 7, crash or freeze 100% of trials. Observed with both SD and SDHC; no other type of card tested.
It looks like a 3rd party driver to me (STOP 0x3B error).
please remove or update these older drivers that were loaded at the time of the crash. Don't use Windows Update or the Update drivers function of Device Manager.
Please use the following instructions to locate the most currently available drivers to replace the one's that you uninstall OR remove:
How To Find Drivers:
- I have listed links to most of the drivers in the code box below. Please use the links there to see what info I've found about those drivers.
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: http://www.carrona.org/drvrdown.html
Here's the older drivers (You can look them up here: http://<a href="http://www.carrona.o...vrref.html</a> ).
Please pay particular attention to any dated 2008 or earlier:
000.fcl Fri Sep 26 09:11:22 2008 - CyberLink FCL Driver - http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html#000.fcl
ATSwpDrv.sys Tue May 27 13:46:29 2008 - Slide Fingerprint USB Driver - AuthenTec, Inc. - http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html#ATSwpDrv.sys
enecir.sys Wed Nov 19 04:33:35 2008 - ENE Consumer IR Driver for eHome - http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html#enecir.sys
HpqKbFiltr.sys Mon Jun 18 18:13:11 2007 - HP Quick Launch Buttons HpqKbFiltr Keyboard Filter driver - http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html#HpqKbFiltr.sys
RTSTOR64.SYS Fri Sep 19 05:43:57 2008 - Realtek Card reader - http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html#RTSTOR64.SYS
SSPORT.sys Thu Aug 11 19:07:32 2005 - Samsung printer driver - http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html#SSPORT.sys
Since you're having troubles with SD/SDHC cards, I'd first suspect the Realtek Card reader drivers. Uninstall them immediately and replace with the latest Win7 drivers. DO NOT use Vista drivers - post back if you can't locate Win7 drivers. I believe that this is the correct driver from the HP site: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/s...60372&sw_lang=
Then test to see if the crashes have stopped.
If the crashes continue, please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions:
Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.
So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).
Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
- Select "Create custom settings (for code developers)" and click "Next"
- Select "Select individual settings from a full list" and click "Next"
- Select everything EXCEPT FOR "Low Resource Simulation" and click "Next"
NOTE: You can use Low Resource Simulation if you'd like. From my limited experimentation it makes the BSOD's come faster.
- Select "Select driver names from a list" and click "Next"
Then select all drivers NOT provided by Microsoft and click "Next"
- Select "Finish" on the next page.
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I'm going to buy HP Pavilion 14-ab042tx. But it has only 4 gb of ram preinstalled. I want to know if this notebook has an empty ram slot which i can use to upgrade it to 8 gb later. No such information is available at product specification page.Please help.
Yes. Here is the Service Manual: Manual It can take up to 16 gigs (2 x 8 gigs) of memory. Access to the memory slots is not easy and technically is only supposed to be done by an authorized technician but is doable if you are careful. You will jeopardize the warranty by opening the back however. See p. 33-37 for "how to". Post back if you need help finding compatible memory. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Does-HP-Pavilion-Notebook-14-ab042tx-has-an-empty-ram-slot/td-p/5671628
we have one of these for the Smart TV - which works great for that, but I thought I would be able to take it to my computer and copy my photos onto it. I have plugged it into my computer but am unable to see it as a drive - any ideas why?
I no Windows Expansion - desktop System m new to this forum so I apologize if this is posted in the wrong place I was trying to help Windows Expansion System - no desktop a friend that got Windows Expansion System on their computer I followed the instructions for using rkill however I Windows Expansion System - no desktop had to try several different options before I could get it to run I had used the command prompt to copy the file and also had copied the updates manually from another computer to run malwarebytes and had started it from the command prompt When I ran malwarebytes it fixed the system and booted up in safe mode At this point everything looked fine desktop came up with all the icons etc Then I shut down the system and restarted it again I now have NO icons or start menu on the desktop Somehow I missed the following step about fixing my Windows Registry Shell value which I did not do I have since downloaded it and ran it however it doesn t appear to have fixed it I have tried numerous times to get it to work but it does not Could you please advise If I do Ctrl Alt Delete the task manager takes a while to come up but does not show any applications running It does show processes of spoolsv exe explorer exe WgaTray exe svchost exe EvtEng exe svchost exe svchost exe lsass exe services exe winlogon exe csrss exe smss exe taskmgr exe System System Idle Process SYSTEM
I see the explorer.exe running. Are you seeing the desktop? Or are you just getting a blank screen when you start windows?http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/388475/windows-expansion-system-no-desktop/
THE ISSUE Hardware issue A broken memory stick slot on the HP Pavilion n DETAILED EXPLANATION I don t know how this happened anyway but the catch on the second slot tray is broken causing one side of the installed memory stick to hang loose and not snap in or fit securely resulting in Windows not registering or recognizing that there is in fact a RAM memory stick actually in the second slot CONSEQUENCE I now have only one good RAM memory slot ACTIONS TAKEN SO FAR Purchased and installed nd RAM memory stick in the problem slot PRODUCT SPECS Memory Type DDR PC slot Pavilion broken A stick the on 753n HP memory DDR PC DDR non-ECC RESULTS Problem still exists Crucial s online scanner and the System Specs under My Computer still reads like below Memory DDR PC DDR PC Memory Type DDR PC DDR PC DDR non-ECC Maximum Memory GB Currently Installed Memory MB Total Memory Slots Available Memory Slots MB EMPTY SUGGESTED ACIONS FROM TECH SITES A Replace the mother board OR B Replace the MB stick that s in the good slot with A broken memory stick slot on the HP Pavilion 753n a GB stick THE PROBLEM A broken memory stick slot on the HP Pavilion 753n WITH B According to Crucial s com s Expert Online Tech where I bought the extra RAM this pc HP Pavilion n is too old and cannot handle a GB stick because it s basically an obsolete pc the OS operating system will be severely affected causing crashes and other instabiity if you put a GB stick of RAM in a slot therefore it is not recommended to put a GB stick in a slot MY QUESTIONS Is he right I ve received both yes and no responses so far but no definitive answer What other solutions are there What s involved in remanufacturing or replacing the board Should I contact HP to get a price quote to fix the issue THANK YOU All suggestions reviewed nbsp
Yesterday my USB drive Seagate Expansion Desktop TB failed in a strange way Let me describe the symptoms - When I power on the laptop with the disk attached the boot process or rather POST is very long The drive always spins up but in this case I only get a blinking light Nothing happens No access to the drive whatsoever - When I attach the drive to my already running laptop the disk spins up make a strange noise that is identical to removing the power from strange Desktop Seagate Expansion failure the disc then it spins down and the process repeats itself like times When the disk is fully spinning the drive Seagate Expansion Desktop strange failure is showing in My Computer and Disk Management but because it makes that power-lost sound it Iimmediately disappears and the process repeats itself I tried plugging it to my netbook - drive spins fine no quot reset quot but I can t install the driver It properly discovers the name of the drive but driver installation always fails I opened it and plugged it the USB to SATA card from the other disk It runs good no quot restarts quot but because those two discs use different USB connectors I can t see if it s working in Windows Any suggestions Is this failure fatal Can I recover the data from this drive I don t have any proper SATA motherboard so I can t connect the disk directly to check if it s working Thanks for any tips nbsp
Nothing strange there and that behavior is pretty common; external drives fail all the time and fail in various ways.
Best way to determine if its the hard drive or just the enclosure is to take it apart and try the drive by itself either by plugging it directly into a computer or with the use of a SATA to USB adapter. If you do not have access to either one you will need to find a friend who does or take it to local computer repair shop. It's impossible to say if the data can be recovered easily until you determine where the failure is. Even if the actual hard drive has failed there's always data recovery companies that can do it in most cases but that'll cost you.
Hi i have Titan Quest and it Titan Crash to expansion) (no quest Desktop used to work well if maybe a bit slowly on my old XP computer but now it crashes to desktop very often with my vista laptop Titan quest (no expansion) Crash to Desktop Now the first thing i noticed is that these crashes seem to happen when a certain animation is played when i swing my weapon a certain way Titan quest (no expansion) Crash to Desktop they used to happen for other reasons i think before but not as often There is no error message and my character is always saved so that when i reload the game I still have any new items and stats The second thing I found out as i looked a bit on the net is that people have gotten problems when they used realtek audio and they had to disable the hardware acceleration for the crashes to stop I even found a post on this forum from a guy that solved it that way the problem is he had XP and I have vista and the way he solves his problem through control pannel can t be done exactly the same way in vista here is his post http forums techguy org games -solved-titan-quest-problem-crashs html So I was really hoping for either a other solution or a way to do the same thing as Randomhero but on Vista Things I have already tried Compatibility mode running as administrator latest patch for the game version Also I would like to point out that I have a inch screened Acer laptop with Vista bit and seem to have realtek i think Now this post is too big if i include the dxdiag so i will attach it Thanks for any help and I will personally send many imaginary Christmas gifts to anyone that solves my problem Dan uge nbsp
Have you tried the Titan Quest Forums? I don't know how to make links but I get their newsletter and there are always people on there who are very experienced with playing and modding Titan Quest. You should try their forum, I bet someone on there would be able to help.
Hi there For the past week I have been retrieving TB of movies from my Seagate TB Expansion Desk drive USB Expansion Seagate Desktop w/ Drive blocks/sectors bad 3TB It started acting funny after my room mate accidentally flipped the main power circuit for my bedroom while I was in the middle of a transfer Oddly enough I was in the middle of retrieving videos from a year old Verbatim GB which had an ongoing power circuit Seagate Expansion Desktop Drive 3TB w/ bad blocks/sectors issue when he flipped the switch I was salvaging those videos to this TB drive at that moment He killed that Verbatim dead to rights with the surge and I believe it caused the issues on this Seagate TB I can still transfer data to and from the Seagate anywhere from - MB s depending on if the other drive is a USB as well But it just will not play many movies and HD particularly bad I mainly use Kodi XBMC but have tried VLC and MPC All fail at the same points or close in the different players I assumed corrupt files but when I copy them to other drives then play them they work So I ran chkdsk I f r It ran thru quickly saying no issues Every indicator has shown the drive as healthy I ran the zero out option with a format in Partition Wizard Didn't help Frustrated last night I decided to run chkdsk I r one last time It hung at and thinking maybe its doing something I left it but it was going for nearly hours I finally cancelled the chkdsk and ran a surface test with Partition Wizard and now after an hour or so I am getting some bad blocks and Partition Wizard slows right down when it hits one So far three To add if I move the USB cable it sometimes clicks the drive off and it disappears from Windows I have had it show up in Partition Wizard as Bad Disk but after a reboot the drive shows up sharing and security settings all back intact I might reboot again and the drive simply won't show or might take ten minutes to pop up Then I might try and access the drive and get the warning quot You must format this drive quot but a reboot and its back This has led to a long week of data retrieval I've replaced the USB cable but it still can disconnect leading me to believe the receiver slot and its attached circuitry might be shorting or whatever as well This poor drive Its maybe just near a year and a half old not a scratch on it not making any funny sounds or nothing my newest one and was in fact a replacement for an HP TB that failed on me back then I've been at it off and on for a week or so now and Partition Wizard is currently showing hrs time remaining Am I wasting my time here Does it actually repair bad blocks and with the circuitry sensitivity is it worth the effort Would I be able to salvage the drive from the case maybe I am an avid computer and tech user but not expert on the hardware diagnosing end of things Should I just toss this thing
You can try downloading: /62506/CrystalDiskInfo6_3_2.zip
then unzip it and run to check if your HD is in good health then we can go from there.
I would like to get a firewire (IEEE 1394) card for my Pavilion Slimline 400PC Series, to convert my mini DV from my Sony DCR-TRV950. First of all, it seems that the desktop has no firewire slot, isn't it?If this is the case, what kind of plugin card should I buy?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Firewire-IEEE-1394-slot-for-Pavilion-Slimeline-400PC-Series/td-p/5755004
Hi to all Seagate Model SRD F Win home prem bit I have had this external for over a year and it just recently started to respond very slow My aim is to save all the media files before this drive dies out or even solve the problem Maybe it wont die out yet but never know what may happen I have an older external and that still works When i plug the usb into laptop and other pcs the drive used to appear quickly but now what happens is it appears in device manager disk drives first but does not appear in my computer window It takes a long while for the drive icon to appear It normally shows also in disk Desktop 3tb slow Expansion extremely Seagate Drive responding management before it shows up in my computer window Next step is when its finally showing when i go into the external it takes a long while again to enter the drive The address bar turns green from left to right but moving very slowly as the external tries to open each folder I dont want to format or lose any data its the first time i came across this problem I brought a new usb cable Seagate Expansion Desktop Drive 3tb responding extremely slow and that did not solve the matter When it loads the files and folders im trying to copy all the files to desktop to save everything But the transfer speed is like below kb Its very slow The fastest its been is just over MB Another tip is when i plug in the cable the blue light turns on and the drive starts spinning and can hear the sound I thought the drive seemed ok but maybe the proffesional guys on here will have a better understanding on how to go about this situation Any help would be great If any info is needed just let me know and i will get back to you
Is my external dying? It takes a long time for windows to recognise it in my computer. Its starting to not show up in disk drives and disk management.
If it shows up its after a long time.
I backed up my files on Seagate Expansion desktop drive 2 TB with Vista operating prior to upgrading to Window 8.1
When I tried to retrieve my documents and pictures into Window 8.1 very few files are there and only a few documents and they are at least a year old. I have 10 or more backups on the expansion drive.
I have search Seagate with little help. I have thought maybe I should find a Vista machine and see if the files are there.
It appears to backup with 8.1 but I have not check specifically for documents in the 8.1 back up.
Any thought on getting all my document and pictures off the external hard drive back on the 8.1?
The operating system version you used should not matter, what does matter is HOW you backed up the files. Did you simply use a file manager and drag-and-drop the files to the drive? Or did you use a backup app -- and if so, which one?
If you only did the drag-and-drop you may have to resort to data recovery apps to get the files back. One such free one is "recuva".
I recently upgraded to windows 10. I purchased a 5TB Seagate External to back up my computer, and Windows is telling me there is not enough disk space for me to back up 900Gigs. Seems a bit odd. I have tried everything I can think of, but still I get
the "BackUp Failed " error message.
The computer says the drive has 4.54 TB unused, but still not enough space for backup and system image? What gives?
Hi all -- I've been browsing and this seems to be a place to get some expert help. I have 4-5 dump files (sorry, they are not mini, and about 285k in size)
BSOD errors range from 1e to "a"
Fair warning -- Lenovo has replaced the RAM (and is now passing memtest), and the harddrive, and I suspect the mobo is now tossing out errors.
May I post the actual dump files? Could it be one of the drivers for the integrated devices (sound, network) is killing me?
Or possibly the Nvidia 9800gt card that I installed after buying the PC? I feel like my only hope is to dive into these dump files.
Any and all help is completely appreciated!
If they are not minidumps, then you'll have to post them to a free file hosting site and then leave a link to them in your next post.http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/86880-lenovo-desktop-has-been-crashing-i-suspect-bad-ram-slot.html
I purchased what was described as a 'Dell 3588D Motherboard Slot 1 Dimension
XPS-B' motherboard from eBay. It uses Rambus memory sticks, but has 3
memory slots to fill, while every motherboard of that type I have researched only
has 2 memory slots. In addition, most of the Series B desktops I looked into
seem to be limited to 512MB of memory.
Because my motherboard has 3 memory slots, would I be allowed to insert three 256MB memory sticks, giving me a total memory of 768MB? I'm told that you should
not exceed the required limit of memory. Would someone care to comment on my
Just try it, it'll either work or it won't work.
Just bought a new Acer Aspire desktop and can't insert SD card into slot - it seems blocked. Is there maybe something that needs to be removed from it before inserting the SD card?http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/Acer-Aspire-desktop-SD-card-slot-seems-blocked/td-p/456282
I have an HP desktop running Win Pro My DSLR uses SD cards and I have always Slot Desktop recognizing on stopped cards SD Card HP suddenly been able to insert the card into the slot have a little green light come on then a few seconds later SD Card Slot on HP Desktop suddenly stopped recognizing cards have the card launch a new instance of Windows Explorer showing the card as Drive G Suddenly within the last hours or so the computer can no longer read a card I tried disabling and re-enabling the drive letter tried uninstalling and rebooted twice Nothing worked When I insert a disk and try to view its contents I get an error message that says quot Please insert a disk into Removable Disk G The drive is identified as quot Generic- Compact Flash USB Device quot and it says that it is quot working properly quot The SD card is fine I have two different SD cards and I can open both of them on other computers without any problems but neither one can be opened on this computer I have checked for driver updates and I am told that I am using the current driver Could the slot have just died
Hi yes it could have died. but go to hp support site and see if they have an updated driver for the card reader.http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/372380-sd-card-slot-hp-desktop-suddenly-stopped-recognizing-cards.html
I have a AMD Dual slot video card on my Asus M A X-Evo Motherboard It is installed in the first x slot and I also have a PCI-e x XF-I Titanium Sound card The problem I am having is that one of the x slots is covered by the video card and the nd one is open but right smack below the Video card My Video card is the Sapphire slot Question PCI-e dual below slot card video about GHz Edition non OC Attached is a picture of what I am trying to explain My other question is Will this cause issues since one of the GPU fans is semi covered Its it recommended Last question If I move this to one of the x slots below on my motherboard will it cause my x PCI-E slot to slow down Thanks ahead of time for any help you can provide Computer Specs - Asus M A x-Evo Motherboard AM AMD FX Core Ghz Sapphire AMD Radeon GHz Edition GB GB DDR Kingston HyperX memory x GB GB WD Black Edtion SATA HD TB WD Black Edtion SATA HD Sound Blaster XF-I Titanium PCI-E x Sound Card Thremaltake Bronze PS Smart Series DVDRW SATA DVD-ROM SATA nbsp
My opinion ...
Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.
The motherboard has onboard sound (RealtekŪ ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ), any particular reason why you don't use that? Onboard sound is perfectly good for gaming and the like now, its not like older machines where you needed a dedicated card for decent quality. In my opinion, you only need a dedicated card if you are doing a lot of detailed audio work (mixing, remastering and other specific audio work). This would totally remove the issue.
This is the strangest thing I've seen in the past years of using computers I have an Acer Aspire - laptop that came with windows but I'm very picky and I wanted Windows xp back so I went onto Acer's website and won't mouse USB slot USB first other in works any slot, in only work but USB downloaded all of the windows xp drivers and then formatted the laptop to Windows XP with intergrated Service Pack The computer works just fine except for one very strange oddity - the USB mouse I'm using only works when plugged into the first USB slot it will refuse to work in the other USB slots I'm using a Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer USB which is my favorite mouse and I USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot have of them at home When I was formatting the laptop USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot I had the mouse plugged into the first USB slot and now that is the ONLY slot it will work in If I plug it into the other usb slots the red laser will come on which means it's getting power but it will not move the cursor and clicking either of the mouse buttons won't do anything When I have the Device Manager open and I plug the Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer mouse into the first USB slot the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer ' entry will appear in BOTH the 'Human Interface Devices' tab and also the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab However when plugging the mouse into the other usb slots the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer ' entry will only appear in the 'Human Interface Devices' but NOT the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab I could just go about my business using the first usb slot for the mouse but this little strange problem is pissing me off hugely as I might want to switch the mouse to another USB slot based on how I have the laptop positioned on a desk or other surface I should also note that the 'Human Interface Devices' tab has a 'HID compliant device' entry in it that isn't present on my desktop computer and my mouse works on any of the usb slots on my desktop computer I wonder if this is the problem I tried disabling this entry but it doesn't help any A final point to note is that I have many other usb devices such as flash memory sticks camera card readers external harddrives gps devices and they all work perfectly fine no matter which usb slot they are plugged into Very strange indeed Is there anyway to make my mouse work in any of the other USB slots
I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.
First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.
Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?
ok the lady I got this comp from says the comp the video card its reading now is not as good as the one in the PCI slot so Im wondering how do I make it so it reads the PCI slot
The AGP vid card though comes out with a Adaptor to make it so you can plug in moniters
Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
and no there is no plug that goes into the PCI slot
I hope this is understanable
Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
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That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?
Also what are they Radeon xxxx? or Nvidia xxxx? we need to know the model numbers to tell you which is the better on to use.
i need to know which know which graphic card will fit for my computer. Ie i want to know which type: DDR ,DDR1 or ddr2 i bought my computer in 2007, but thats not enough to tell.
so please let me know how do i know which pci slot i have?
The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.
You likely have a PCI-Express slot, as long as it a x16 slot it doesn't really matter if its a version 1.1 or 2.0 slot.
Is this for your Dell or another computer? Whats you budget and what needs do you have for the video card?
i have had trouble with my computer after cleaning it (can of compressed air) it would boot to log in screen then go black on the monitor or it would blue screen and restart.
after figuring out it was a RAM problem i tried another stick of RAM but same problem so i guess its the actual slot it goes into, i only have 2 on my motherboard lucky one of them is working still.
has anyone had this problem or know of a way to fix it, i am wondering if some of the canned air/gas became a liquid from spraying to close and got in it.
any help would be appreciated thanks.
ok so i have been looking into my problem more, when booting i press tab to show the POST?? or somthing and it says that 1 of the RAMs wouldnt/couldnt R/W (read write?? i dont know)
then i get the screen saying that windows has had hardware changes and asking to how i want to start windows (normal, safe mode, etc) i have tried all but it just restarts.
now its only with 1 of the 2 dimm slots this happens and i have tried differend RAM in there but only the 1 slot works
any help would be appreciated
My computer crashed and it has a 1.5 terrabyte HD with tons of information that I need to get off ......What is the fastest way to recover this information on my own... Hard drive enclosure but how do I determine the size and type I need ? Any help is appreciated thank You
Hi, The following shows specs of your machine: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03617594 It has 1.5TB normal SATA drive. You can use 3.5" HDD enclosure such as: http://www.msy.com.au/133-35-hdd-enclosure Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-p7-1510-Desktop-PC/td-p/5758571
can I just used another LCD monitor and used usb converter?
Hi Dochess, Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand that you would like to replace your LCD screen, and I would be happy to be of assistance! So that I may better assist you, I will need to know the Product and Model Number of the desktop you have. This will give me the necessary information to pull up the exact part(s) you will need for your PC. If you computer is in warranty, you can also call our technical support at 1-800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region please click the link below to get the support number for your region. http://www.hp.com/cgi-bin/hpsupport/index.pl Please re-post with the necessary information, and I look forward to your reply! Cheershttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Hp-Pavilion-23-All-in-one-desktop-the-LCD-is-cracked-and/td-p/3735418
i am trying to get a faster browser to run on this desktop with xp operating system . i've tried chrome , slimjet, and i can't get opera to even download. i'm about to try firefox, but does anyone have any suggestions on what will will run on this old and decrepit machine and what newer version of windows or any other OS will work on this machine?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/HP-Pavilion-xt973-Desktop-PC-US/td-p/5800865
I am not getting sound drivers for my old model of HP dekstop PC-HP Pavilion w5130in Desktop PC these drivers are not available here.What should I do?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Audio/HP-Pavilion-w5130in-Desktop-PC/td-p/5701851
I am not getting sound drivers for my old model of HP dekstop PC-HP Pavilion w5130in Desktop PC these drivers are not available here......What should I dohttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Audio/HP-Pavilion-w5130in-Desktop-PC/td-p/5701850
I'm looking for Windows 98 device drivers for a HP pavilion 8500 desktop pc. I'm also looking for parts as well. Since HP doesn't support Pavilion 8500 with Windows 98 device drivers and hardware partsI came here. I wanted a old gaming computer to play old dos based games. Yes I know about dosbox. I bought a used hp pavilion 8500 desktop pc so I need the drivers for windows 98. One part is missing from the pc there is a cover that goes over the serial usb port. Here is a photo of the neededhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/hp-pavilion-8500-desktop-pc/td-p/5853772
I've had my dv7 for nearly two years, and it has worked well the entire time. Recently within the last month, when preforming normal tasks like browsing the web or watching videos, the CPU usage would spike to 100% and stay there, rendering the computer useless. Every time this happens I would shut it down and wait a full day. This allowed for about 15 minutes of smooth running time before another spike.
I have run CCleaner, two full system scans using Norton 360 to no avail, updated all BIOS, cleaned out the fan and heatsink, and checked the power settings to see if the processor had been changed to use a minimum 100%.
Processor: Intel i5 M 460 @ 2.53 GHz
OS: Win7 64Bit
Gfx: HD Radeon 5650 (integrated)
Any ideas or help would be greatly appriciated.
What applications and services are running in the background?http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/242075-hp-pavilion-dv7-using-100-cpu-idling-desktop.html
I need a manual for the HP Pavilion desktop 550-a14
@mrsmax8? Your Manuals here. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-500-Desktop-PC-series/7779693/model/7784253/manuals REOhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/manual-for-HP-Pavilion-Desktop-550-a14/td-p/5595448
I am planning to upgrade my hp pavilion 500-342nem which already has R7 240 graphics with the new RX 480.Is it possible to upgrade both the psu and graphics card?Will there be any compatibility problem (psu in question Corsair CX 500?.i have heard a lot of chatter about hp restricting the upgrade of their pc's. Will the new card work?Any help will be apppreciated.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Can-i-upgrade-my-hp-pavilion-500-desktop-with-the-AMD-RX-480/td-p/5704010
ASUS M2N68-LA (Narra2) motherboard
Anyone familiar with this model and know the best way to reset the bios? I have moved the jumper, taken out the battery and unplugged it many times. It works, but I have to wait a while. The reset button looks bent, and Im scared it will break off(from experience). The problem is, I get it reset, and make my changes in the bios, and it only boots into (what i call)standby mode. The fan runs, but no video. I have taken out the new vid card. This happened when the power cut off. Its happened before to this machine and others with Asus boards that Ive had here. Its just always a major pain to get everything back on and get video back up. It has a good power supply, and not the Bestec one that came with it. Is there a trick here I dont know? Thanks in advance
I have not modified the hardware in any way. My BIOS Version is AMI A0.12. Tell if any more details are needed. I need to know if I can run an Nvidia GTX 950 in the PC. If not, what Nvidia GTX Cards can I run? Thanks in advance.
Hi, The HP model number in the title needs correction. The GTX 950 should work in your PC providing you have the correct power supply. A 500 watt PSU would work. Do some measuing inside and make sure that your particular graphics card choice will fit.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/I-Have-A-HP-Pavilion-550-180-160se-Desktop-Can-I-Run-An/td-p/5684847
I've scoured the Internet only to find no real fix for my problem. My computer only boots to the HP Splash screen. Upon running the Diagnostics F9 an error message appeared: error code BIOHD-2. This code means something different depending on who you ask or where you get your information. I've replaced the HD, results end the same way - Splash Screen Only. I tried to buy a recovery CD since I didnt think to make one ,and was informed by HP that the Disk was no longer available because my PC is over 6 years old. I would really appreciate some advice on how to move forward with my computer or if anyone can kindly tell me where I could buy a recovery CD.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/HP-Pavilion-p6404y-Desktop-PC/td-p/5665478
http://www8.hp.com/au/en/products/desktops/product-detail.html?oid=8667269#!tab=specsThis is the model of my All in one pc desktop.It has a HDMI port but i wonder if i can use this as a monitor?Because yeah as my past question GPU is integrated so I can't upgrade it. So im buying a gaming desktop and use my AIO. Is it possible? Thanks in advance. Cheers
No. Sorry. The HDMI port is HDMI out only.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Can-i-use-my-ALL-IN-ONE-Desktop-Pavilion-as-a-MONITOR/td-p/5832549
My desktop computer won't turn on. It was running fine this morning, shut down normally. About 8 hours later I went to turn it on, but nothing.
The green light on the back is on. (I don't know what that means, honestly, I'm very much a layperson with this.) I switched out the power cord, but it didn't help. The surge protector it's plugged into is fine and shows no signs of a recent surge causing a problem, but just in case I plugged the computer directly into the wall, no result.
I was recently posting over in the Security forums for some trojan issues, but they were resolved several days ago. I don't think this is a virus issue at all. The computer is 3 1/2 years old.
If you have any suggestions, I would be very grateful!
HP pavilion desktop with Windows 7 os. A virus popped up on my computer and forced me to do a hard shutdown. I reopened in safe mode and the desktop reverted to default settings. I'm not sure where the virus went or how to remove it. Any suggestions are appreciated
(computer 2 years old)
Pavilion P6000 series
Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click mbam-setup-22.214.171.1240.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to the following:
Launch Malwarebytes Anti-MalwareA 14 day trial of the Premium features is pre-selected. You may deselect this if you wish, and it will not diminish the scanning and removal capabilities of the program.
Click Finish.On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' linkAfter the update completes, click the 'Scan Now >>' button.
Or, on the Dashboard, click the Scan Now >> button.If an update is available, click the Update Now button.
A Threat Scan will begin.When the scan is complete, if there have been detections, click Apply Actions to allow MBAM to clean what was detected.In most cases, a restart will be required.Wait for the prompt to restart the computer to appear, then click on Yes.If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed:On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' linkAfter the update completes, click the 'Scan Now >>' button.
Or, on the Dashboard, click the Scan Now >> button.If an update is available, click the Update Now button.
A Threat Scan will begin.When the scan is complete, if there have been detections, click Apply Actions to allow MBAM to clean what was detected.In most cases, a restart will be required.Wait for the prompt to restart the computer to appear, then click on Yes.How to get logs:(Export log to save as txt)After the restart once you are back at your desktop, open MBAM once more.Click on the History tab > Application Logs.Double click on the Scan Log which shows the Date and time of the scan just performed.Click 'Export'.Click 'Text file (*.txt)'In the Save File dialog box which appears, click on Desktop.In the File name: box type a name for your scan log.A message box named 'File Saved' should appear stating "Your file has been successfully exported".Click OkAttach that saved log to your next reply.(Copy to clipboard for pasting into forum replies or tickets)After the restart once you are back at your desktop, open MBAM once more.Click on the History tab > Application Logs.Double click on the scan log which shows the Date and time of the scan just performed.Click 'Copy to Clipboard'Paste the contents of the clipboard into your reply.Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit to your desktop.Warning! Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit needs to be run from an account with administrator rights.Double click on downloaded file. OK self extracting prompt.MBAR will start. Click "Next" to c... Read more
I've got a user who's a pretty good distance from me, who's pavillion slim line 400-434 is giving him the 511 CPU fan not detected error on startup. My first instinct was to pick up a fan & head on out there, but from what I can tell, that PC uses a Nutmeg-P motherboard, where CPU is soldered to the motherboard, making me think this may not be a fan I can just run into a Fry's & pick up a replacement.Can anyone confirm this & tell me what my options are?Thanks!
mikey59 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I maintain some older HP PCs for folks, and in the last several months, I've seen this same problem on ALL of them! And in ALL cases, both the CPU fan and case fan are working fine! This is some kind of fault in the BIOS that claims the CASE fan is not running. If you go into the BIOS hardware monitoring section, you will either see no case fan listed, or you will see a fan speed of ZERO. In my cases, the case fan was listed and ALL reported fan speeds of ZERO. I tried different fans, and no change -- so obviously, this is a flaw in the BIOS error reporting logic. The way to "fix" this is to disable the message -- and to do that, you have to go into the BIOS advanced setting and if case fan monitoring is enabled, you Disable it.Good Luckhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/HP-Pavilion-400-434-Desktop-511-CPU-fan-not-detected/td-p/5786619
i want to know of the HP Pavilion Desktop - 550-201nx is upgradable to the gtx 1070?
@saaddx?, welcome to the forum. Yes, if the card will fit into the space where the card will be installed it should work. However, with that said, you will first have to check to see if there is enough space for a power supply unit (PSU) upgrade. The 180W PSU that is installed is not near enough power for the GTX 1080. I recommend at least 550W. Also, you should check the motherboard to assure that it has a standard 24 pin ATX power connector. I like Corsair products. A modular PSU is good for smaller mid-size cases. You only have to install the cables that are absolutely necessary. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/i-want-to-know-of-the-HP-Pavilion-Desktop-550-201nx-is/td-p/5741612
I have a HP Pavilion a6648f desktop. It doesn't get past the blue HP screen and doesn't give the 'beep' that it usually does when it starts running Vista. I have read that it might be a hard drive failure and I should disconnect that and run it from boot disks.
I called HP and the person I spoke to said he thought it sounded more like a RAM or motherboard issue. I don't feel like paying $40+ for the boot disks and finding out they won't help, especially since it seems ridiculous that it didn't come with boot disks.
Does anyone have any opinions for me?
Thanks so much,
During the night my HP Pavillion All-In-One was making a whirling noise, then the dings as if it was updating. Since then, I have not been able to turn it on. If you push the start button it flashes for about a second and goes out, non responsive? I have McAfee Security and it runs daily. What could be the matter?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/Non-responsive-Pavilion-All-In-One-Desktop/td-p/5811509
I have old hp h8-1214, try to upgrade my video card Geforce GTX 950 and come with 6 pin connetor, also get new power supply . but the PC wont booting after install GTX 950. just go blank... no Fkey work when try to f10 or Escape.. plz help
Hi @Tyrany,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with a new video card "GeForce GTX 950" that you added. I will be glad to help you. I would like to let you know there may be speed issues as the motherboard is PCI Gen 2 and the GTX 950 is PCI gen 3. The card should still work but only at PCI Gen 2 speeds.Angelica motherboard specificationsGTX 950 Specs I would remove this card and test the power supply is working correctly.If working then reinstall the video card.Go to GeForce and check for the latest drivers for windows 10. 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.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-HPE-h8-1214-Desktop-PC/td-p/5692826
I would like to upgrade my HP Pavilion 7915 Desktop PC, not a bad little computer and can be upgraded but what is the max CPU I can install in this thing, its currently has a Celeron 1.1 GHz/100 processor. I cannot find this info anywhere on the net. Thanks
couldn't find precise max speed but i dont think you will get more than the base speed 1.1Ghz.
se specs here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=bph06796
max ram 512M, i think its not got much more to give. Time to get a new PC in my opinion.
This Tool "SiSoft Sandra" will tell you of the upgradability of your processor:
yah just a question, and if so give me a price range please for a pci
You can't add a slot to a motherboard.
How old is this computer that it doesn't have a PCI slot? Those have been around for quite a while. Are you sure it doesn't have one? Even AGP is not new technology.
EDIT: After seeing your other thread, are you asking if you can purchase an AGP or PCI video card? That's a totally different question, and the answer would be yes depending on which slot your motherboard has. How much it costs depends on what you plan to use the computer for. A simple one is cheap, and high-end gaming cards can get expensive.
When I tried to turn on my desktop, nothing at all. Switch clicked as usual, but nothing. Green light under power cord is blinking. I tried the 3 step disconnect cords, power too, held power button 30 secs and then connect mouse keyboard and power. Still nothing. I tried a new lithium battery 2032, still nothing. Any ideashttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/my-2008-hp-pavilion-desktop-won-t-turn-on-at-all/td-p/5750806
Hi, so I recently bought a SSD (PNY CS1311 120GB 2.5" SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - (SSD7CS1311-120-RB)). I want to install it into my HP Pavilion 550-A17C Desktop PC with AMD A8-6410 Processor, 8GB Memory, 2TB HDD. I would like to install the SSD along side the HHD, with the SSD as my boot disk, and the HDD for storage. I have a few questions:In my computer, do I need to buy a 2.5 inch to a 3.5 inch mount, or would a 2.5 inch mount be ok?What type of SATA cable do I need to connect it?Should I clone the HDD when setting up? Or is there a better approach? Thanks in advance.
AFL2016 I've done the "migrate to SSD" bit, so let me comment on just that part. You will NOT be able to "clone" the 2TB HDD to an SSD simply because "cloning" means to make an exact copy of the original, and you obviously can not copy a 2TB drive to a much smaller SSD. However, you can "migrate" the OS from the HDD to the SSD, it just takes some work to make it happen. First this you have to do is use Disk Management to shrink down the OS partition on your HDD until the total of the size of that partition, and all other partitions on that drive, are small enough to fit on the SSD -- with about 10% to spare. Second thing is to download and install Macrium Reflect on your PC. This is a free partitioning tool that will allow you to then "clone" the contents of the HDD onto the SDD. Notice I put clone in quotes because what it actually is doing is copying all the partitions from the HDD to the SDD -- so the end result is the same as if you "cloned" the drive. Then, do the following:1) Connect the SSD to the PC using a USB drive adapter2) Follow the instructions in this link: http://knowledgebase.macrium.com/display/KNOW/Cloning+a+disk3) Shutdown the PC when done4) Swap the drives and reboot the PC.You should boot from the new drive without any problems.Good Luckhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Installing-SSD-into-HP-Pavilion-550-A17C-Desktop-PC-with-AMD/td-p/5695582
My old (5 years) HP Pavilion desktop with Windows XP still boots and can print items that are on the computer but will not connect to the Internet.... When I check the programs on the HP the modem shows as being installed but will not connect ..... Any suggestions? Is a new modem difficult to install? Or too expensive to install on an old computer??
Built in modems are usually for dial up over the phone line.
Are you using dialup internet service?
If not,your computer needs to be connected to your current
cable or DSL connection with a network cable to your router
or external modem.
If you connect that modem by USB you will probably have to install the driver software.
I am setting up a brand new Pavilion desktop. This is the slowest computer I've ever owned! When I have no programs running, the CPU usage stays at over 60%. When I open one web browser window, the CPU usage spikes to 100% and stays very high. Response time for the mouse is extremely sluggish. When I open Microsoft Word or Photoshop, the performance is absolutely horrible. I haven't done anything weird to this new computer, just installed Microsoft Office and Adobe software, as well as an antivirus program. Has anyone else had problems with such horrible performance with a brand new computer? I am likely going to just return it for a refund unless there is an instand and easy solution to this awful performance.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/New-Pavilion-desktop-is-ridiculously-slow/td-p/5734253
i want to upgrade my upgrading the HP Pavilion a4311f Desktop PC to a great gaming pc but i dont know what i should by because not every thing is compatible and i know wattege is a factor so i need a better video card a better cpu and ram i am doing this because i want a pc that can run fallout 4 which is very demanding gamehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/upgrading-the-HP-Pavilion-a4311f-Desktop-PC/td-p/5638393
I have "HP Pavilion Desktop PC p6720jp".I want to change the CPU because i want to increase the computer's specs. But,When i change the CPU from "Intel Celeron 450" to the "Core 2 Quad Q9650", now one short beeps and one long beeps is repeated.PC does not start.This symptom is repaired and returned to the original CPU. "Processor upgrade information"(http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01746799) is to have been written to correspond to the "Intel Core 2 Quad (Yorkfield core) series". Please tell me How do I do this problem can be solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-Desktop-PC-P6000-CPU-Change/td-p/5688002
i downgraded my windows 8 to windows 7. I am having problems with drivers. there are none. The model number is p2-2326s. Please help
Hi: You can use all of the W7 x64 motherboard drivers and the wireless card driver from this model at the link below. Your model needs the Intel HD graphics driver. DO NOT USE ANY BIOS OR FIRMWARE DOWNLOADS FROM THIS LINK http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=4063&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=5231...http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/HP-Pavilion-p6-2326s-Desktop-PC-Drivers/td-p/3247167
Hi, I have an hp pavilion desktop, windows 7.
I constantly lose the sound, I go back to hp website update realtech sound card, all then works well for about 2-3 days then have to go through the same update again.
Any ideas what causes this.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 126.96.36.199
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4095 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 220, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 594820 MB, Free - 257636 MB; D: Total - 15657 MB, Free - 2173 MB;
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION, Eureka3, 1.01, MS1C95R61501854
Antivirus: BitDefender Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
I'm having problems with - p7 HP my problems Having Pavilion desktop 1549 with my desktop doing some Having problems with my HP Pavilion desktop - p7 1549 very strange things nbsp A few weeks ago it wouldn't boot and complained about no boot device found nbsp I went into bios setup and nbsp simply reset to defaults and it worked for a few weeks nbsp Now it won't boot at all nbsp I've tried accessing the system recovery with F and it complains about some secure boot options I've tried turning secure boot off and it still doesn't work nbsp I tried putting another hard drive in and install Windows to it but I was not successful nbsp Is there any way to upgrade BIOS by booting into a USB nbsp I tried downloading the new bios file but it didn't do anything after I ran it it didn't create a folder for me nbsp nbsp Everything seems really slow takes a few minutes to get into bios or boot options nbsp I've taken the hard drive out and connected it to another computer with an external enclosure and my other computer recognizes the drive nbsp I've been trying to do a system restore startup repair restore to factory defaults and all have not been successful nbsp I just recently deleted out the main partition on my drive in an attempt to install Windows to the drive nbsp The computer seems to be frozen for long times before continuing with the installation prompts nbsp I've pulled the CMOS battery out and pressed the power button with the computer unplugged nbsp Not sure what else I can try I'm starting to think something is wrong with the motherboard nbsp The computer turns on okay and I can boot a windows install USB stick and the keyboard mouse and video work nbsp I think the next thing I'll try is trying to boot to a standalone ubuntu USB stick or updating the bios from boot nbsp Not really concerned about my data I just want to get this computer working again nbsp Any suggestions are appreciated thanks nbsp nbsp Solved View Solution
Thank you for the additional information. No, you can only create one copy of the Recovery media. However, you may be able to buy the media from HP. If you decide to do a complete install, check here first to assure that the software and drivers are available. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/Having-problems-with-my-HP-Pavilion-desktop-p7-1549/td-p/5619852
Hello, due to poor response in the spanish hp forum...(they told me to install back win 8.1, but DirectX12 is NOT on 8.1, poor response). Question is: Can I have a DIRECT X 12 driver for my Pavillion Radeon Card. System has an AMD A10-6700 APU with Radeon HD Graphics Can you point to such driver file if exists? Thanks for helping!
Hi: According to the motherboard specs for your PC it only supports DirectX 11. Look under the graphics section. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-500-100-Desktop-PC-series/5395585/model/6528112/docu... If you still have W10 on your PC, the only suggestion I can offer would be to install the W10 graphics driver directly from AMD. You want the 1st file listed on the webpage. Install and restart the PC. http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop/legacy?product=legacy3&os=Windows%2010%20-%2064http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/PC-Desktop-HP-Pavilion-500-138es-amp-DirectX12/td-p/5777227
I had XP worked fine i then decided to switch to vista (bad idea) everything is actually working good its just the sound that isnt working ive tried installing RealTek ac97 but that seems to just halt for a very long time it did complete once but then when it asked me to restart my pc i did but nothing hear no sound and the bottom right task tray icon says No Audio output device is installed i tried installing the normal realtek drivers that actually installs fine but the sound is very very low which means its probably not the correct ones im clueless. Help if you can, that would be greathttp://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/no-sound-on-the-hp-pavilion-a1228-uk-desktop-pc-372226.html
i have a HP Pavilion a6500f Desktop, i was having a lot of problems with it, so i put XP on it. now i cant find any drivers for it. all the drivers that i find are for Vista, not XP. woundering if anyone knew a place to find them.
Nvidia Chipset: HERE Realtek HD Audio_Chooose High Definition Audio Codecs,accept agreement, then get the "Executable" file: HEREhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/i-have-a-HP-Pavilion-a6500f-Desktop-i-put-Windows-XP-on-it/td-p/1097285
Hello everyone I have a specific question about the HP Pavilion dv special edition An acquaintance of mine came on my computer and changed my desktop background to something I d rather not share I quickly removed the image but I don t know where the default image for this computer is It might sound silly for me to make a HP background Pavilion default desktop The for fuss about the default background image The default desktop background for HP Pavilion but the computer The default desktop background for HP Pavilion came with a background picture that matched the stylized The default desktop background for HP Pavilion casing and it looked nice So do you guys know where the default desktop background would be stored on this HP It s a unique image to this computer but is it stored in the same place as all other Vista PCs Where is that What would it be called And would you happen to know where I could find a copy of the background on the internet That way I could just go to it and hit quot set as desktop background quot Thanks nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/the-default-desktop-background-for-hp-pavilion.873597/
Hello looking for expert suggestions as to upgrading my current Pavilion HPE Model h - z I am thinking about adding nbsp capability for USB an SSD drive to load Windows Pro on and adding additional hard disk drive space along with additional ram What would be your specific suggestions nbsp Here is a copy of current systemummary nbsp nbsp Operating System nbsp nbsp nbsp Windows Professional -bit SP nbsp nbsp CPU nbsp nbsp nbsp AMD FX- nbsp C nbsp nbsp nbsp Zambezi nm Technology nbsp nbsp RAM nbsp nbsp nbsp GB Dual-Channel DDR MHz - - - nbsp nbsp Motherboard nbsp nbsp nbsp Gigabyte AC CPU nbsp C nbsp nbsp Graphics nbsp nbsp nbsp W x Hz nbsp nbsp nbsp MB ATI AMD Radeon HD Unknown nbsp C nbsp nbsp Storage nbsp nbsp nbsp GB Hitachi HDS CLA SCSI Disk Device SATA nbsp C nbsp nbsp Optical Drives nbsp nbsp HP h8-1230z Desktop Model Pavilion HPE, nbsp hp BD E DH E SHB SCSI CdRom Device nbsp nbsp nbsp hp DVD A DH ACSH SCSI CdRom Device nbsp nbsp Audio nbsp nbsp nbsp IDT High Definition Audio CODECOperating System nbsp Windows Professional -bit SP nbsp Computer type Desktop nbsp Installation Date AM nbsp HP Pavilion Desktop HPE, Model h8-1230z Serial Number nbsp Personal Information Removed nbsp Windows Security Center nbsp nbsp nbsp User Account Control UAC nbsp Disabled nbsp nbsp Windows Update nbsp nbsp nbsp AutoUpdate nbsp Not configured nbsp nbsp Windows Defender nbsp nbsp nbsp Windows Defender nbsp Disabled nbsp nbsp Firewall nbsp nbsp nbsp Firewall nbsp Enabled nbsp nbsp nbsp Company Name nbsp Symantec nbsp nbsp nbsp Display Name nbsp Norton Personal Firewall nbsp nbsp nbsp Product Version nbsp Unknown nbsp nbsp Antivirus nbsp nbsp nbsp Antivirus nbsp Enabled nbsp nbsp nbsp Company Name nbsp Symantec nbsp nbsp nbsp Display Name nbsp Norton Internet Security nbsp nbsp nbsp Virus Signature Database nbsp Up to date nbsp nbsp NET Frameworks installed nbsp nbsp nbsp v Full nbsp nbsp nbsp v Client nbsp Thanks for your input nbsp TNclodhopper nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp
Hello TNClodhopper44, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I have read your post on how you are looking to upgrade your computer, and I would be happy to assist you! According to the HP Pavilion HPE h8-1230z Product Specifications and Configurable Options guide, the maximum amount of memory you can install on your motherboard is 16GB (4 x 4 GB) on your 64-bit OS. If you need to, you can use the Upgrading and Servicing Guide for steps on how to replace the RAM. For setting up an SSD for Windows 7 Professional, I suggest taking a look at this document About Solid State Hard Drives as well as How to Install an SSD (Solid State Drive). This should help guide you through installation and setup of your SSD. Unfortunately, I am not able to locate any modifications that would allow your motherboard to access devices requiring USB 3.0. I hope this helps! Best Regardshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-Desktop-HPE-Model-h8-1230z/td-p/4049484
What kind of video card can this system take? Looking at EVGA GeForce GT 730 2GB GDDR5 or Gigabyte Radeon Rx 460 Windforce OC 2GB or what would be a good card for med games. I have a bigger power supply. Thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-Desktop-510-p026-video/td-p/5842799
I have brand new speakers and when I test the audio you can clearly see that the speakers appear to be working. Can't figure out why I can't hear anything. When I unplug one of the speakers I hear a loud humming sound.Would appreciate any help.
Check this help from HP:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01884922V.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Audio/No-sound-on-my-hp-pavilion-desktop-p6232p/td-p/1547153
it goes to a black screen with the options ''look at files'' or ''start normally'' and neither 1 goes to desktop. look at files goes to a white loading screen and nothing happens, the other 1 shows windows loading and a faded bg...
It sounds like Windows may be corrupted or failing. Is there a recovery partition installed or do you have a reinstallation DVD? Please boot from the recovery partition/DVD and select Repair your computer from the installation screen. Select your Windows partition and click Next, then open a command prompt and run sfc /scannow. It may take a while, but just let the scan run until it finishes. Let us know if it finds any errors and if you're able to boot into Windows after. Good luck to you.
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Hi: You can easily add a USB bluetooth adapter. I bought this one for my HP desktop PC... https://kinivo.com/product/btd-400-bluetooth-4-0-usb-adapter/http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/I-have-an-HP-Pavilion-desktop-h8-1010-can-I-add-bluetooth-to/td-p/5666689
Hello, I also have this model and want to upgrade my video card.My current card is the NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 (3 gbs) and I need to upgrade it. I would like to have the NVIDIA GTX 750 Ti. I had been looking at this Gigabyte GV-N75TOC2-2GI GTX 750 Ti GDDR5-2GB 2xHDMI OC Graphics Cards GV-N75TOC2-2GI However, I am unclear as to whether my computer can take this card. I am also open to other suggestions. I need a better card for gaming and media production. I'm trying to keep the cost under $200 if possible.My operating system is WIndows 10.I have the eight-core AMD Fx (TM) 8150 processor, 3.60 gzh, 12 gigabytes of ram, X64. Thank you kindly for any assistance you can offer.
It is always important to mention your original OS.In your case, the h8-1230z circa Feb 2011 would be a Legacy BIOS v7.16 machine, and not capable of accepting a UEFI vBIOS (v8+) upgrade. With that said, your limited to only cards that are Legacy or have a hybrid BIOS (having a micro switch) to toggle either Legacy or UEFI. Please consult this page. MSI makes hybrid cards, and their N750Ti series fits your inquiry.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Re-HP-Pavilion-Desktop-HPE-Model-h8-1230z/td-p/5647751
i have a hp pavilion desktop 440-224 running windows 7. the mouse anf keyboard will not work. they do work on another computer so i know they are ok. how can i get the keyboard to work and the mouse to appear??? I have tried a wireless mouse and another wired keyboard. I have changed the usb ports front an back. wireless remote will not register on the desktop. Help. i am working on my masters and need the presentations that are on it. If i knew how to transfer the work to my other computer that might help also. I just have no curser or tabing capability to try to get into the start menu etc...http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/hp-pavilion-desktop-running-window-7/td-p/5789432
The HP website claims the 510-a010 has 5.1 channel audio. I have a logitech z506 system properly connected to the 3 jacks in the rear panel. All I can get is stereo. I think I need to reconfigure the back panel jacks but do not know how. Have tried several drivers - current version is 188.8.131.5273, but all drivers on HP site have same issue. Any ideas? Thanks The following text is from the HP spec page for this model. Audio Codec: ALC3863-CGHigh Definition (Azalia) 5.1 channel audio supportAudio jack presence detectionhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Audio/Pavilion-desktop-510-a010-can-not-get-5-1-sound-though-HP/td-p/5795298
I am Using Dell Inspiron N5010. Can I Use Only Single Module 8GB RAM in Single Slot (With One Empty Slot)http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19983715
I can not boot the the system in to safe mode. Esc, F1, F2, F8 all boot normal . Control Panel -> Admin Tools-> Ssyetm Configuration will not let me se Safe Mode! Any ideas? Thasnk in advance, Paul
Getting into Safe Mode sometimes is tricky. Depending on the Windows version, sometimes it won't show you a chance before it is too late. What I tell people - as soon as the computer starts to start, start tapping F8. Do not hold or only tap once but tapping about every 1/2 second on F8 until Windows gives you a choice to pick safe mode, normal start, previous good configuration ETC. Then pick just safe mode by scrolling thru the coices until that is highlighted. The hit enter. If you get the Windows is starting screen, it is too late. You missed the chance. Plan on starting over.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Cant-Boot-Hp-Pavilion-Desktop-in-Safe-Mode/td-p/4514828
I cannot access the BIOS on my 500-277c. The option tile for access to the BIOS is not there.
Hi @Yardbird1948,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with getting into the BIOS. I will be glad to help you. Please look at the following documents.HP Desktop PCs - Recovering the BIOSHP BIOS Application Selected Is Corrupt or Missing 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.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/Access-to-pavilion-desktop-bios-500-277-windows-10/td-p/5692370
Since upgrading to the latest Windows 10, the IDT Audio Control Panel will not open. I am unable to find a software update suitable to my desktop. Any help is appreciated.
You're very welcome. I explored some more and found this model which has a newer revision of the Jasmine motherboard your PC has but it still has the same IDT 92HD73E audio chip. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04212751 The good news is that PC has a W10 IDT audio driver, so maybe this one will do the trick. This package provides the Tempo High Definition Audio Driver for supported desktop models that are running a supported operating system. Fix and enhancements- Provides the Tempo High Definition Audio Driver (Original IDT) for system upgrading to Windows 10. File name: sp71717.exehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Audio/HP-Pavilion-p6-2317c-Desktop-PC-Windows-10-update/td-p/5510532
Again guys good morning. It would also reinstall HP Support Library for my PC Pavilion Desktop a6255.it WinVista 32bit. Thanks for kind helphttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Support-Library-for-HP-Pavilion-Desktop-PC-a6255-it/td-p/5836170
I tried to update the BIOS from A current to A newer I downloaded the file from the HP downloads site and ran the file It was unsuccessful Giving BRICKED! e031d HP One in I need A0... All Pavilion BIOS Desktop an error in white screen saying cannot open BIOS file or something like that This is the first red flag HP Pavilion All in One Desktop e031d BIOS BRICKED! I need A0... nbsp Being a relatively techy person I extracted the bin file and try to update it manually from within the BIOS itself The second red flag is the white screen shows Your current BIOS version A nbsp Your new BIOS version will be nbsp Then I double check the file size where I got it from and after I'm sure that HP website is giving me the right file I proceed with the update by pressing ENTER nbsp The process went smoothly and the moment it requires me to restart I click restart And the computer never turns on again Just the power led light near the power button at the back keep turning on for seconds then off for seconds in a never ending loop nbsp To make things worse I can't recover the BIOS using the HP backup drive within the computer coz I just formatted the entire harddrive nbsp When I tried running the sp exe file again on another PC to get the program to make me a recovery BIOS on a USB Drive I figured that I need the A BIOS in order for it to work which in this case I only have the A nbsp So please HP provide me with a A BIOS file so I could save my computer Thanks nbsp It seems like it is apparent that the BIOS file HP gave is a wrong one nbsp
Hi @smartHPhone, 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 serial numbers and case details.If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, this post has instructions.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/HP-Pavilion-All-in-One-Desktop-e031d-BIOS-BRICKED-I-need-A0/td-p/5573936
So i'm just trying to figure out if i can upgrade my i3 to an i5 or possibly an i7,
Hi, There is a list of CPU's (Processors) supported on the following link: http://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c04800261 Please check Processor upgrade information section. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrades-to-my-HP-Pavilion-Desktop-550-153w-processor/td-p/5827609
Hi, Got HP desktop with Odense motherboard (Pavilion 550-154l), is normal DDR3 (1.5v) ram support ?
Hi, Yes, with the following information: Memory upgrade informationDual channel memory architectureTwo 240-pin DDR3 DIMM socketsSupports the following:PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB and 8 GB DIMMsSource: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04906345 Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Got-HP-desktop-with-Odense-motherboard-Pavilion-550-154l-is/td-p/5846812