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Q: SSD Cache in HP ENVY Phoenix 800-445qe doesn't seem to be in...

I have a newly purchased HP ENVY Phoenix - qe which includes what's supposed to be a gb ssd cache nbsp Running WIndows Pro nbsp nbsp The ssd drive was factory installed so it shows in Windows as with the name DATADRIVE doesn't sound like it was intended as a cache does it 800-445qe doesn't Cache in... HP in seem to be ENVY Phoenix SSD and it shows as drive E My understanding is that if SSD Cache in HP ENVY Phoenix 800-445qe doesn't seem to be in... it were really installed as a cache it wouldn't be showing as a drive in Windows Explorer nbsp The HDD was set as ACHI in SSD Cache in HP ENVY Phoenix 800-445qe doesn't seem to be in... BIOS not RAID nbsp The Intel RST screen in firmware accessable through Ctrl-I shows both drives as non-RAID Disks nbsp The HP support assistant shows the Intel RST x driver v installed nbsp nbsp Elsewhere on the HP site is a support article with the title A Seondary GB Drive Shows up in Windows File Explorer which is the problem I'm having except I have Win not it says to download a softpaq with release notes that say it only applies to HP ENVY HP- systems and requires Win it's fix is to install nbsp Condusiv ExpressCache which I'm under the impression is an alternative to Intel's RST not something that works with it nbsp So that doesn't seem to be the fix I'm looking for nbsp HP Tech Support's helpful suggestion was to find a local computer dealer an pay them to fix it Yeah right nbsp Does anybody here know how to get this thing working nbsp nbsp nbsp

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A: SSD Cache in HP ENVY Phoenix 800-445qe doesn't seem to be in...

Hi, Your PC should be using the Condusiv ExpressCache service. It either works or it doesn't. If you believe that it's not working then you need to contact HP Support (instructions from an internal HP employee). HP's support number is 800-474-6836 or 800-HPINVENT or online here.

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A:Internet only working when connected using Ethernet cable. Wifi doesn't work

You have an IP on your LAN, but none on your wifi. Check your router to make sure DHCP for wifi is turned on and you have enough available addresses.
 

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A:USB drive doesn't show my files

Have you tried the same USB on a different pc? If not, do so.
 

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I would prefer SSD. SSD is more durable, faster, lighter, and quieter.
SSD use less power at peak load than hard drives, less than 2W vs. 6W for an HDD.
But of course, SSD is more expensive as you know.
So if money is not too tight, you can get a SSD.
 

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My friend's USB flash memory has data (its drive shows that there is data in it) but when I double click on it to open it and see the contents, it doesn't show any folders and files! I did the following works:

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A:USB flash memory has data but doesn't show the contents

Salam
Go to cmd (run as administrator) -> go to its drive (e.g. H: where H is my flash drive) and type the attrib -s -h *.* /s /d
Now flash will show the data.
Your attrib spelling was wrong correct them
Try it.
 

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A:HDD doesn't get recognized

A SATA cables are cheap, go get one and try that.
 

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A:WiFi doesn't work only with cable ethernet

Powercycle the modem and router. Here is a specific order if you have a separate modem and router.
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2. Shut down the Modem and router.
3. Power on the modem only. Wait 2 minutes or so.
4. Power on the router. Wait 2 minutes or so.
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5. Boot up the PC and see if you can connect.
 

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A:WiFi doesn't work, Ethernet does

Hi, You will always have to use the ethernet (Cat 5) cable to get into your router's software, at 192.168.0.1, all routers are set up like that for security reasons.
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A:PC doesn't boot up at first try (but always does at second/third try)

Check and make sure the wire cables are connected properly and not loose. Also, can replace CMOS battery and see you may able to access your computer.

P.S. Also check that the hard drive connection is set to UEFI under BIOS connection settings. Windows 8/8.1 supports only secure booting.

Good luck though!!
 

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A:Monitor hooked up to tower, but doesn't turn on

If no standby LED on monitor, is there a separate on/off switch on the side of the monitor?
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A:Solved: Computer doesn't recognize the network adapter

Whenever you install a new OS, always take note of the model of core system hardware like GPU, chipset, and ethernet/wifi (there are a few others that aren't as important, but nice to have updated) since those are critical to your computers core functionality.

However, a quick google search of your model yielded me with your PC's system specs. Your PC contains a Realtek RTL8201N ethernet adapter. So far I am unable to find a driver from Realtek itself and the HP driver is not Realtek, but instead nVidia nForce.

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A:The ps/2 port of the motherboard doesn't work properly

No idea!!?
 

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A:My machine doesn't recognize some USB flash drives

USB Device Not Recognized? A Quick Fix For Windows XP/7/8
 

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You might just need to restart your router / WiFI AP to resolve that issue.
 

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A:Laptop doesn't work with wifi

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A:Deafult gateway doesn't start with 192.168

Can we assume "my laptop it does and my brothers pc does" applies to his pc connected to your router?

login as an admin, get a command prompt and issue these two commands
netsh winsock reset
netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt

reboot
 

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Yeah a lot of the older HDD don't work so well with the newer USB / IDE/PATA/SATA adapter kits. I am using one here with 3.5 HDD Seagate and WD to see which ones are working and not. You can hear them spin-up but that doesn't mean they're 100% okay. In your case you should try a desktop instead of the laptop USB ports might be getting duff. Like I said try a different PC see if they can be seen. External USB just get WD Passport and then transfer any data over to it from the old one. That 100GB I am sure the life on it started to go. MTB on these HDD in the past didn't live up to as promise.
 

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ASUS Support For P5P43TD PRO

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Hi Aarby,

Some computers have keyboard shortcuts which could be a separate key on the keypad or a combination of the Fn + any other Function key depending on the system model for enabling or disabling the touchpad. Since you have not mentioned the system model of your computer, some steps you may try are:

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A:USB flashdrive doesn't show up in XP

learninmypc said:





I have a very "Strange" situation. I had my 465gb Verbatim USB flashdrive plugged into my XP Pro & forgot it was plugged in so I rebooted. In the process of it rebooting, the loosely connected connecting cable fell off disconnecting it.
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Did I mess something up on my XP?Click to expand...

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Hhhmmmm... let's take a look

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On the other hand, if no devices are listed, tell me so
Generate and attach a DirectX report

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===> If you?re running 32 bit Windows, dxdiag will launch on its own
===> If you?re running 64 bit Windows, you?ll see 64-bit DxDiag. Click it to launch the 64-bit version of dxdiag
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~Alex
 

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run IPCONFIG /ALL

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A:USB drive doesn't show up on my XP system

Maybe the manufacturers manual will would be helpful. Can you provide me with the make an model?
 

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The motherboard is bad. Have you tried reseating the memory?
 

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Remove Norton completely if you can. Download a program like Malwarebytes and a temp file cleaner like this:
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/file/187-tfc-temp-file-cleaner-by-oldtimer/

Run these programs, restart when you are told and try connecting to the Internet once more. I suggest that you try Microsoft Security Essentials before you revert to Norton
 

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A:Monitor doesn't come on when room is too warm

Does the back of your monitor feel very hot, when you are having issues?

I know they may get warm but they shouldn't get so hot you can't hold your hand on them.
 

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check this out http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/insp535mt/en/sm/cards.htm#wp1193399

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A:My laptop cursor doesn't stop moving (circular)

Try booting into safe mode. Start tapping the F8 key from the moment you switch on, when the menu appears use the arrow keys to highlight Safe Mode and hit the Enter key.

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Sorry tgo learn of your woes... Unfortunately, Acer laptops are like all the rest... if you didn't get one with a long warranty. time to get a new one... But the hard drive "should" be recoverable.
 

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A:My CPU fan (Scythe Ninja 3) doesn't spin after working for a year

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A:Why doesn't my new DVI to HDMI cable show my whole screen?

what is the specified refresh rate of your monitor @ 1080, and what refresh rate are you set at now?

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Getting a bad CPU these days is extraordinarily rare. and yes the Thubans are relatively good OC'ers , usually good for 4.0Ghz+. The CPU not even making it to turbo mode sounds like a possible PSU issue. i would download the program linked below, and run the CPU test with report. I am curious how much ripple you have going there. I would stay away from the PSU test. it is brutal and if its weak, will possibly take it out.

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A:BIOS detects secondary SATA HD, but XP doesn't!

Update to my previous condition...

An update,

I ran AVG antivirus on that software while having the 250 GB drive plugged in. It scanned the primary disk and the 1TB drive, and then asked for reboot, I allowed, and on rebooting, it selected the 1st partition of 250GB drive for scandisk! It scanned it, marked several segments as bad, and then met with "an unexpected error" and terminated the scandisk... Booted into win xp, and here comes my 250 GB alive... I then checked the Event Logger, and found lots of system event alert logs specifying the issue related to bad sectors!

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A:Asus G73 laptop screen doesn't turn on and randomly freezes when it does

Was able to turn it on

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Yes the pen drive is toast. Never depend on saving important data only on a flash drive. Back up the data to a CD or DVD. Flash drives are subject to static discharges like any electronic device. CD's and DVD's are not...
 

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A:Built a new computer for first time, monitor doesn't get a signal

Power supply is connected twice to the motherboard, once to the graphics card, and once to the hard drive.Click to expand...

There are more connections than that. What about the 24 pin main motherboard power connection and the 4 pin CPU power connector?
 

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A:My DVD/CD door doesn't open

There is a hole in front of the DVD drive. insert a pin and push.

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A:PC doesn't log off! BIOS?

Hi Janine2011 :wave:

Welcome to :grinthumb

Please do not post your problems here. Post in the appropriate forum instead.

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Did you switch 5.1 sound on?
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There is nothing wrong with the read out you are getting on your RAM as the missing amount will be in use by graphics or running processes.

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