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HP Phoenix Control for LED Lights on Envy 860

Q: HP Phoenix Control for LED Lights on Envy 860

The LED lights on the front of my HP Envy Phoenix 860 only change colors in Red and Green even if those colors are not any of the 4 colors I have chosen in the HP Phoenix Control software. There are no settings or other menus in the Phoenix Control software. Just the 4 different modes. Trying each mode the colors never change to anything but Red and Green. Turining it off and back on has makes no difference either. Based upon the Programs and Features area the version of HP Phoenix Control software that came installed on my computer is 1.1.1. I know Christmas is coming up but only Red and Green all the time is gonna get old. Thanks for your help. Scott

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A: HP Phoenix Control for LED Lights on Envy 860

Hello @Scott1515?, 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 read your post about the LED lights, and wanted to assist you! To start, can you provide me with teh Product Number of the desktop? Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? In the meantime, have you tried using the HP Support Assistant, to check for updated drivers? Did you always have this issue, or did it just start to happen recently? Looking forward to your reply. Have a great day!

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A:Will lights draw too much power?

Josh86 said:





I bought a gaming PC, and I am wondering if my graphics cards and the computer itself are pulling to many watts, Will the lighting inside the box put a demand on the power supply??? I am debating about taking them out, I don't even have the lights on anyways I find them a waste they came with the computer I boughtClick to expand...


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A:Temperature control software

andy06shake said:





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A:Sound Control Opening With Heavy Delay

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The subforum you posted in is for new member introductions only, so I have moved your thread to the relevant forum so others can best assist you.
 

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firstly great choice of game IL2

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Please freely "chat" with Dell here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic100658.html
I really don't know this one
 

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read my laptop power guide in the guides forum.
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Zalman sell a separate fan-speed adjuster for about $ 7-10.-
http://www.zalmanusa.com/usa/product/view.asp?idx=14&code=017

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90% of 8-16 year olds access sites with adult contentClick to expand...

Thats only teenage boys...:haha:.

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Tho not all mfg go by this. Not sure why you have both a green and amber unless it is indicating activity.

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A:Upgraded comp will not start. Mobo LED lights up.

IF the cpu heatsink is not properly attached boot failure is likely (actually, it is the Intel CPU thermal protection shutdown action that is happening).

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A:Monitor shut off, no BIOS post, no keyboard or mouse lights, will not boot

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A:Pc wont boot, fans working and lights are on

Hi,
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Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!



mit006 said:



(aside from cooling pads which seem like a half-*** solution, if it's a hardware solution you're suggesting ideally it'd be an internal one.)

so yeah, please let me know... all help would be greatly appreciated.Click to expand...

If you'll listen, cool pads do work (I'll be it 1/2 way) Good selection
LAP top is a misnomer without a cooler, however on the internal part of cooling mods, I hope you're up to the task....
"Let The Real Mods Begin"
There is this too, the best I've found yet! The Real Laptop Mod
Of course it's at your own risk........but then that just makes it more fun :haha:


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somethin is not right here....my tower is turned on but there is no signal goin to the monitor....and the lights on the tower lights is now red....one of my dvd drivers open half way and the other just wont open...it has to be the damn voltage settings on my power supply

the story is there was a shutdown in my area for almost 12 hours becuz the city needed to rewire and fix some **** on the ground.

and when the power was up again...this happened.

i thought at first it was a bios issue so i took out that little round thing out of the motherboard and put it back but no luck......

my powersuppy is a 500w antec.....and i have a gigabyte motherboard.

the bad thing about my powersupply is theres no voltage switcher....so i dont know how to adjust it...... ANY HELP well be appreciated
 

A:TOWER lights up but monitor no signal

You have a few misperceptions on how things work... such as voltage switcher on the power supply. You don't want to mess with the power supply.
Your problem could be power supply, hard drive, video graphics, or memory failure... or some other problem.
You can help us help you by posting your computuer brand and model as well as operating system, age of the unit, memory installed, and type of video graphics.
Further, we would like to know what antivirus software, Antispyware, and rootkit snoopers you have installed.
What was going on with your computer when the power failure hit? As that seems critical.
What was that little round thing? A CMOS battery with the number 2032?
 

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Hey guys I came across this site while googleing my issue and I m hoping you can help me out I came home from a buddy s after having my PC there for the night Worked fine there Brought it home fans/lights/hd signal monitor. on No All running? and No signal on monitor. All fans/lights/hd running? went to plug it in and when i plugged the power cord into the psu it sparked and stunk something awful I initally thought I had somehow fried the psu so I went and picked a new W one up compared to my old W Now when I turn on my PC I get my fans amp lights all turning on I can feel the HD s running but I m getting no signal on my screen I tried a No signal on monitor. All fans/lights/hd running? new video card still the same problem Also the first time I turn it on if its been off for awhile it ll stay on for about min and then turn off I power it back on and then it ll shut down within a couple of seconds Dead MOBO I assumed that if my mobo was dead nothing else would turn on maybe I m wrong though Anyone else with this issue know what exactly is wrong Any ideas would help Thanks - Cody nbsp

A:No signal on monitor. All fans/lights/hd running?

You should have looked in the Guides and Solved Issues section - http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic53866.html
 

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A:Serious problems with volume control

Welcome to Techspot
Go into safe mode and can you see the desktop features?

Reboot the PC
Press F8 click on safemode
type in the admin and password
If you can see the features you need.
Then you might have to delete profile you use to login
Windows will re-create a new one.

If the Big Storm did a power surge on the desktop then you might have lost or it got corrupted or something in the OS. Might have to re-install Windows again on that PC.
 

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Alright, my mic has been so quiet you wouldn't know it works for a long time now. I've been to dozens of forums and done everything I can possibly think of(including several driven reinstalls) and nothing worked.

I think I have finally found the problem though. I just found a screen shot instruction on what to do, and I realized that even though I have the exact same driver and version as everyone else I have a different audio manager showing up and therefore can't fix the problem. Here's a link to a screen shot of what I got;

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Obviously something is wrong. So I looked in the program files and found that when I try to load the RTHDCPL(Realtek HD Audio Control Panel) icon, nothing happens.

Anyone have any idea whats going on?
 

A:I can't open the Realtek HD Audio Control Panel

Without knowing what mobo you have and what windows version you are using it's impossible to answer your question.
 

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Its greyed out meaning that i can not use my microphone i had bourt, how can i make it not grey. Im sorta new to recording etc but im trying to get ventrilo up.



What do i have to do
 

A:Recording Control

Can you go to the device management and check of all drivers are installed properly. It may be a driver problem. That's my first guess.

Another one is that there is a piece of software installed that takes over the windows function for recording.
 

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A:Freeze,alt control delete doesn't work, lose all icons

Yes I think this is a hard drive issue too. Check to see how much space you have left on it. Go to My computer and right-click on the C drive icon. Click Properties... Also, you might consider checking the hard drive with a utility like Seatools from Seagate. IBM notebook drives are noted for their high failure rates...

Back up your important data please, ASAP

Good luck
 

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