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HP Pavillion dv5 won't turn on

Question: HP Pavillion dv5 won't turn on

hi all I tried taking battery off tried just charger etc but wont turn on could someone help on where to start to try find problem its got no hard drive in it as I bought it 2nd hand with out a hard drive in it .. thanks in advance

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Answer: HP Pavillion dv5 won't turn on

Do you see anything on the screen when you switch on? Any fan noise? It should start briefly then find the hard drive missing, as long as there is power(?)

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My HP Pavillion 15 - ab269na suddenly does not turn on at all.  There is no light when the AC adaptor is connected.  Pressing the power button does not do anything - no sounds or lights.  The AC adaptor does not appear damaged and the battery should have been charged anyway.  It was working with no problems when used yesterday.

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My laptop to is charging as the light is on when the chord is plugged in. However it won't turn on. I tried reliving static and checking the charger but no sound, lights or anything please help me.

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Charging HP Pavillion x2 will not power on. Have charged for 3 hours and pressing the power button...nothing.

Answer:Hp Pavillion x2 will not turn on!

Hello @Tffnys, 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 understand that you are having an issue with the notebook starting, and wanted to assist you! To start, can you provide me with the Product Number of the notebook? 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, try reviewing the following document, and let me know how it goes: HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10) Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Another guy in may made a post about this and i'm having the same problem i plugged in my pc a HP Pavillion a000 and it wouldn't turn on but the green LED light on the back was blinking, i have tried several different power cords and all with same results. Any help would be appreciated bare in mind im not the most computer savvy person when it comes to putting pcs together, the insides and such but i do know what is what on the inside of a pc and i can probly figure out with the help of tutorials how to do stuff. thanks
 

Answer:HP Pavillion a000 won't turn on

any help would be great thanks
 

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I went on vacation adn disconnected my desktop to avoid any electrical surges or blackout problems. When I returned my desktop does not turn on.  I took it to Stapkles and they said if it doesn't turn on they cannot diagnose a problem.  It is not even 3 yrs old.  Please help. I purchased it form you diirectly.

Answer:HP Pavillion 2 years old does not turn on!

Marilug, welcome to the forum. When requesting help, you should always include the make/model of the computer and/or monitor. This information is necessary for us to review the specifications of them. This sounds to me like a failed power supply unit (PSU).  Here is a guide to help you troubleshoot the problem.  It would help to know exactly what happens when you push the power button.  Also, have you checked all of the connections? Please click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved.

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Hello, my HP Pavillion desktop was working perfectly fine but for some strange reason it won't turn on now. Every time I press the power button this is what happens: 1- no display on my monitor( remains black) 2- the Led light( power on button) never lights up, nor the green light below it. 3- I hear the fans are working and I actually checked inside the unit, all fans are working and running normal. 4- the green light by the power supply is on and doesn't blink. 5- I am not sure if I have to hear a beeping noise at startup but there is none. 6- the green light on the motherboard is on and remains on as long as the unit is powered. 7- all the connections are good and nothing is loose. Please help! Any suggestions will be really appreciated! Thanks 

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My father's laptop crashed two weeks ago, I tried to troubleshoot it but nothing is working. The laptop is exactly two years old and runs on windows 10. The laptop will not turn on, but, on the rare occasion it does, it reports an error almost like a hard drive or motherboard error. The laptop has been only been used a handful of times within the last year and never operated serious programmes that would challenge the computers operating systems. I have a basic knowledge in laptops and to me, it appears to be a hard drive/ motherboard error which is preventing the laptop from operating. Unfortunately, my father never renewed the warranty so I'm enquiring if there are any services available within HP to repair the latop.   

Answer:HP pavillion unable to turn on

What OS the laptop came with originally?

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So, after the CMOS battery failed, I've attempted to replace it with a newer model. Disassembly has been a nightmare - great design, by the way - and I'm now in a situation where the laptop just won't turn on at all. Not a flicker of LED, nothing. I've made sure that all the blue zero-insertion-force cables are fitted correctly, all of it is plugged in, but nothing. Not from battery, not from mains. Please help.

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This HP X360 won't turn on past the spinning cursor immediately after it's turned on.  It's been rotating like this for a whole day till the battery ran out.  It's fully charged and all programs are up-to-date and has a Kapersky antivirus. 

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Hi all I wonder if anyone would be able to help me? I'm having an serious issue with my HP Pavillion dv6000 laptop. It is now at the point that it will not switch on at all. I have tried the following things so: power / drain down (remove battery and power supply, hold in on / off button for 30 secs - no joy) and clean of fan (no joy). All that happens now is when the power supply is plugged in the blue led lights up when the power supply meets the laptop and also the power button flashes with a blue led. I've called HP and as its out of warranty a repair will be Ģ310 (the laptop ain't worth that now). Please can someone help me???
Thanks in advance.

Answer:HP Pavillion dv6000 won't turn on

One thing to try is to remove/replace the RAM modules. BUT, that version of laptop has a history of failing graphics chips on the mobo. HP did eventually admit the problem some years ago, and replaced the mobo's free of charge . That is no longer available - out of time. There are some bizarre cures on the internet which involve reflowing the solder on the mobo by cooking it. It is very definitely a last ditch thing to try when everything else has failed, and may not work for long. It also involves a complete strip of the laptop. I tried it on one dead HP, and it is working at the moment.

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I've got a Hewett Packard audio beats pavillion
notebook power light is showing a white light on the power switch power cable light is also white but not switching on am I doing something wrong in turning it on as nothing coming up on the screen Its also a touchscreen notebook hg-tre 71004

Answer:pavillion HP beats audio won't turn on

Not sure of your problem as I can't understand what you are asking. Just a guess but try removing battery and the power pack from the Notebook. Hold the power button in for 30 seconds or more.
Reconnect the AC power pack (without the battery) and try booting.

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I did load up a FIX ME STIK a few days prior...

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I recently attempted to reset my computer. After an hour of waiting for it to finish, it finally says failed to reset. Slightly disappointed, I click return to windows. Now for the past two hours, my computer screen turns black, turns on, shows the blue HP logo, gets rid of it, and then the screen goes black again. I has been going in a loop forever. It is finally getting on my nerves. Can someone tell me what I need to do to resolve this issue?

Answer:My Windows 10 Pavillion Laptop will not turn on

Hi,How did you do the factory reset? Recovery USB/discs or from Recovery manager?If recovery media is bad or built in recovery partition got corrupted, you can either order new recovery USB from HP in your region or do a clean install of Windows 10.What is the product number of your laptop?http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c00033108Please do extensive hard drive testing:http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03467259RegardsVisruth

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When I turn on my hp pavilion dv7 the screen stays black. I took out the battery and put it back in then held the power button for 2 minutes the other day and it came back on but I accidentally closed the lid last night and now I can't get it to boot up properly when I repeate the steps I used the other day.

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I was using it earlier with no problem. I shut it down the usual way and everything was fine until I try to turn it back on.

Answer:Pavillion dv7 won't turn on, no lights, no sound.

Try a hard reset.Remove the battery and AC adapter, hold the power button down for 30 seconds, connect AC only and see if it will power up.

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So I got this PC from a friend to help fix, but I cant seem to find the problem, its a bit dusty inside, and everything seems to turn on: the power supply green light lights up in the back, the case fans start up, the cpu fan start, and the motherboard USB sockets work. But when I plug in a cable to the motherboard onboard video it does not dislplay no video onto the screen. Ive tried both dvi and vga, with many different screens that I know work, but no signal on all and the cable do work because ive tested with my computer. Anybody know a solution or can help me find one to fix this?
-Gho5t

Answer:HP Pavillion Desktop PC Displayes No Signal But Turn On? Help.

What is the model number of this computer?
If a video card is installed, plug into that.
Here are some Ideas:
Try cycling the RAM, reinstalling the CPU and making sure that it is supported, be sure that the motherboard is not shorting, ensure that the heatsink is contacting the CPU correctly, try a new PSU.

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hi everyone, so the other day i decide to take my laptop apart to clean out the fan,
went fairly well and i noted every screws location, took a while but i was able to put it back together but now when i press the power button the 4 LED's above the keyboard turn on but turn right off, the power light does the same thing.
Battery light is yellow atm, but i have been able to turn it on before with it no battery and just plugged to the wall.
also there is no fan turn on, no beeps,nothing at all just the lights come on the dim off.
do i need a new laptop?
 

Answer:HP PAVILLION ZE4400 Wont Turn back on

There must be something disconnected, or worse, damaged in the disassembly process.

Regretably this is not uncommon if the exact disassembly requirements are not followed (they are seldom a "user serviceable" device)

As you now have nothing to lose, go back in and check every connection.

The HP site should have a full service manual for the laptop downloadable, it would at leats point to the correct sequence for disassembly, if it's not already too late.
 

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HP Pavillion will not turn on immediately after complete shutdown...

If you choose start/shutdown and power the pc all the way down, then press the power button to turn it back on it will not boot. It will power on, cd light comes on, can hear the pc fans and hears the kicker...the power light doesn't light, the suspend light does.

IF...you wait about 15-20 minutes, you can turn it back on. Acts as though it has to cool down. All fans are working.

Any clue?
 

Answer:HP Pavillion will not turn on immediately after complete shutdown...

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Hi, this laptop is 2 years old and about a week ago it just failed to switch on. No warning, just one day nothing. When it's connected to the power supply and turned on there's nothing, no faint hum, no fan activation and no charging lights. I've tried changing the AC adapter but the new one has given me the same issue.  I'd like to know if this model is capable of operating without the battery and just connected to the AC supply as if not then I may need to consider replacing the battery but if it can operate then I won't waste the time or money. Sadly this PC is just just a few months out of warranty so I am finding it difficult to get in contact with HP regarding a proper repair. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what might have gone wrong with this computer? Thanks,  AN

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I've had this computer for a good three years and recently I was just using it like I always do talking to some friends on MSN and listening to youtube music, all of the sudden the screen turns into a weird beige and I couldn't do anything with it so I removed the battery.

Every time I try to power it on it keeps cycling on and off with 2 second intervals, the screen is not working at all and is just black. This problem happens with the charger cable and the battery.

I've opened up the entire laptop and dissembled everything to every part and resembled it carefully to make sure all the connections are in place, there is still the same problem with the power cycling. It does this with and without the hard drive in place, holding F10 also makes the lights keep on but still nothing on the screen.

Any one have any ideas on what I can do to fix this? or should I just buy a new laptop, thanks.

Answer:HP pavillion dv6700 power cycle problem won't turn on..

I'd say something blew on your board. I'd blame the video card or BIOS itself.

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My daughter's laptop, hardly used, bought in December 2014, not used for a few weeks, won't turn on. Power light flashes 3 times. Removed battery, held power button for 15 seconds, plugged in with no battery, still the same. Any ideas?

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Hello, I have an HP Pavillion x360 m3 convertible and it no longer turns on (screen is blank).  I've tried a number of different resets from what I've read but nothing is working.  I bought this computer 2 monts ago.  Right before it went blank it looked like it did some sort of update but i was unable to see what it was before it started.  The caps lock blinks 3 times slowly and then fast 5 times. Is that a factory reset i should try?  Helpppp Thanks! Joe. 

Answer:HP Pavillion x360 m3 DOES NOT TURN ON---caps lock blinking

Hello joebianc86,  If caps lock is blinking thrice , The memory module has gone bad !!   Please run the memory test : http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259    Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee  

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Hi i have a issue with my  HP Pavilion g6-2231ec. I used it without battery because battery is dead, just power connector.  Notebook works normaly but on a next day it won't turn on. It only blink one time near power plugin. When pressing the power button the button light doesn't even light.I tried to test it with friend power adapter but won't turn on. But we tried to get battery to it (without adapter), and everything works. I decided to change power DC Jack Power Cable and it doesn't help. It is the same. I don't understand what's wrong. Thanks for reply.

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So I had a problem with my T500's backlight initially and long story short, disassembling the computer has now caused the problem in the title. Whenever I plug in the battery/charger and push the power button, the fan will spin and the hdd will whirr a bit, but then after about 3 seconds, the fan will stop and the hdd will click off and cease whirring. The computer will no longer respond to the power button regardless of how many times nor how long the power button is held. I'm looking directly at the wires that carry power. Everything seems to be plugged in. I did the lenovo power trick (IE the 10 one second presses followed by the 30 second long press) and the computer does the 1-3-3-1 beep when I take out the RAM. The monitor is not plugged into it in any way, shape, or form. I do not know if this affects it. However, I have tried attaching the monitor and it still does this. Is there a piece that may have been knocked loose or something? I'm willing to try anything right now because at this point it's a literal brick now.

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Hi npesina, welcome to the forums,
 
there could be different reasons for the system behaving the way you describe, my suggestions;
 
remove all hard, SSD and optical drives to see if you experience the same,
remove all RAM, without replacing the drives, and test to see if you receive a system beep code,
remove all components which had previously been removed to test again.
 
The ultimate test would be to remove everything attached to the mainboard including the CMOS (BIOS) battery excluding the power socket, CPU and the fan. When you attach the power cable the system should come to life, the fan should run and beep codes sound.  After that its really just a case of putting the system back together one component at a time testing inbetween each component replacement, leave the main battery and CMOS battery until last to save having to always connect / disconnect the keyboard in order to turn the system on.
 
If at any point you experience the same issue as now it may well be that the component you replaced at that point or it's attachment socket on the mainboard  is the culprit.

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I purchased a IdeaPad Z580 laptop, with Windows 8.  The current BIOS mode is UEFI, with Secure Boot State = On.  I am trying to setup a dual boot with Linux Ubuntu or Mint?  Is this possible?  Thank you.

Answer:Ideapad Z580 - turn off Secure Boot State, or change to legacy bios and turn off UEFI?

Yes, I have the same question. Can someone help?Many Thanks in advance.

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Hi... lenovo gave me a replace computer... y70-70  According to them, the laptop is a new one and not a rebuilt one... Since the first day I picked it up and used it at home... When I turn it on, starts a pitched noise and it ends when I turn the laptop off. That sound is so annoying to work I canīt work more than one hour due to the annoying noise/sound...   That sound does not come from the speakers... What can I do? what is the problem? I need a quick response because I am travelling to another country in few days and I wonīt come back until 6 months before. Regards

Answer:lenovo y70-70 touch pitched sound when I turn on and ends when I turn off

Diian wrote:Hi... lenovo gave me a replace computer... y70-70  According to them, the laptop is a new one and not a rebuilt one... Since the first day I picked it up and used it at home... When I turn it on, starts a pitched noise and it ends when I turn the laptop off. That sound is so annoying to work I canīt work more than one hour due to the annoying noise/sound...   That sound does not come from the speakers... What can I do? what is the problem? I need a quick response because I am travelling to another country in few days and I wonīt come back until 6 months before. RegardsIf the unit is still under warrantee you can return it or request for repair. This is a peer to peer forum. Only Lenovo staff can decide for return, repair, etc. So better make a call to them.

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I have a bit of a strange issue with my computer. Forgive me if I'm a little too descriptive, but I'm not sure which details are relevant and which are not for such a problem. First, the specs:

Model: eMachines T2984
Operating System: Windows XP Service Pack 2
Processor: Intel Celeron D Processor 340, 2.93 GHZ, 256K L2 Cache, 533 MHZ FSB
Power Supply Unit: Bestec Model: ATX-250-12E REV: P7
Motherboard: I can't tell, but it appears to be an Intel motherboard by the number of Intel labels on it
RAM: 512 MB DDR SD originally, added 1 GB a couple of months ago
Let me know if you need anything else...

Yesterday, I got home from shopping around 1PM, and I tried to start the computer. I pushed the power button, and nothing happened. I checked all of the cords, and they were all plugged in. Not knowing what else to do, I opened up the case to see if there was something obviously wrong. The only thing that I noticed (other than a bunch of dust) was that the power supply unit was still hot. I shut the computer down about 5 hours earlier after about 20 minutes of use, so it seemed strange that the power supply was still hot. I unplugged the computer just in case there was some sort of fire hazard.

At this point, I called a friend who suggested that the problem might be with the motherboard or the power supply unit.

A few hours later, I plugged it back in to try to get it to work. As soon as I plugged it in, the entire unit suddenly started "running" by itsel... Read more

Answer:Computer Doesn't Turn on, Fans and Some Lights Turn on Automatically

I would suspect that the Power Supply Unit (PSU) is going south. If you have a spare one laying around, install it and see if the problem goes away.
You can buy a new,better PSU from Newegg for about $40.00. I have used a Thermaltake 430 watt in one of my machines for some time now and it works well.
You will have to check the size of your PSU to be sure a new one will fit into the eMachine.
Here's the page with that PSU on it. It's the last one on the list.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010320058+50001379&name=Thermaltake
 

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Hi

I have configured ad-hoc network for internet sharing from my PC. Normally I start it by
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
As I noticed the hotspot is automatically turned off when I turn off WiFi adapter. So I have two questions:

How do I turn on WiFi by command line, so that I can control it from various commandline scripts?
How do I configure the script for WiFi for autostarting hotspot whenever WiFi is turned on?

netsh wlan ...

Answer:How to turn on WiFi adapter from command line / How to turn on hotspot

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Anakunda


Hi

I have configured ad-hoc network for internet sharing from my PC. Normally I start it by
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
As I noticed the hotspot is automatically turned off when I turn off WiFi adapter. So I have two questions:

How do I turn on WiFi by command line, so that I can control it from various commandline scripts?
How do I configure the script for WiFi for autostarting hotspot whenever WiFi is turned on?

netsh wlan ...


Ad-Hoc requires that you restart the session each time.

Connectify pro has an auto start option that does this but it's a paid version, connectify lite is free but I'm not sure if has auto start.

Download - Connectify

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Hey guys, little help here please.
Sometimes when I try to turn on IS it tries to turn On but everything greys out and nothing happens. Last time I tried it was about 4 hrs ago and since then its been hung up there. I can't open IS from settings now, Loading... shows up and it crashes after ~20sec. I can't turn off wifi because it becomes 'frozen' and when I press Back/Start button nothing happens but if I long press back button it show my active window is Start screen even though I am still in Wifi settings. After I release button wifi closes and end up in start screen.
I know if I soft reset everything comes back to normal. 99% I can even turn on IS. But why does this happen and how do you solve this problem (I know in the past some ppl used to have it)

Answer:Internet sharing doesn't turn on + cant turn off wifi

After a bit of searching this was the only answer I could find.
Remove/uninstall your nokia acount, install access point....you will get your internet sharing.
Not sure if that will help you or not but it's worth a shot.

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Wife updated Norton twice and had two Norton Firewalls and Windows Firewalls running together. Paid twice for the 2 updates. Removed Norton Completely and then re-installed Norton 360 Security Version 5, but am still unable to turn off Windows Firewall under Windows XP Pro and also cannot turn on Automatic updates, getting message "we're Sorry, the Security Center could NOT change your Automatic Windows Update setting. To try changing these settings, go to SYSTEM in Control Panel. On the Automatic Updates Tab, select AUTOMATIC (recommended) and then click OK. None of this works, then tried using an app to reset Security Settings and that didn't work either. Any suggestions on what I try next. I would like to reinstall Norton 360 Internet Security Version 5, I know there are those out there that hate Norton and the overhead that comes with it, but over the years I've gotten used to it and I like it very much. Thank you, PhotoRay

Answer:In XP Pro can't turn off Windows Firewall or Turn on Automatic Updates

How did you remove Norton in the first place?

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I had it for nearly 2 years,Lenovo Y50-70 Touch -2 days ago while playing games on it, I smell a chemical smell coming from it so I immediately shut it down just in case. The next time I turn it on, it was fine the backlit keyboard glow red as usual but no display, and now it shut down after 4 seconds (with the fan running) whenever I turn it on except, sometimes It stay on (but still no display and no fan running).I got no experience into opening pc and such, I I tried opening it up and remove the dust that built us by quite a bit and tried to locate where the chemical smell was from, I though it was probably from the Fan or Coolers as it seems more strong there but not sure. After trying to turn the laptop on a few time the strong smell kind of dissipate a lot, and smell weaker.I been having a hard time trying to pinpoint just which part of the laptop is needed to replace. So if anyone could help me in the right direction it would be great. I just hope it wont have to buy a whole new motherboard x.xAlso idk if thats helpful information, but the first year playing games was fine, but the 2nd year and the laptop kind of overheated so I tried to cut down a bit and the fans were making more noises than ever. Especially when opening a new game or google chrome.

Answer: Laptop turn on for 4 seconds (No Display, Fan noise) and then turn off

A chemical smell to me tells me it's likely a failing/burnt out capacitor...It would be best to have it checked out at a shop...

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Hi All,
 
I am using Windows 8.1 and had to refresh my computer as I was experiencing some problems. Everything seemed to be normal so I started slowly installing the programs I had before. Now a few days after, I find that my wireless device is Off and Flight Mode is On. I have been in settings but the relevant switches are disabled.
Can anybody tell me how to fix this please ? I really don't know how it happened. Can it be that my laptop is still infected ?
 
Thanks,
Robert

Answer:Turn Off Flight Mode & Turn On Wireless Devices

Is there a physical switch on your laptop for wireless? Often on the edges of your laptop... easy to miss.

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I can't turn my computer on. The fans and lights turn on for a second and then turn off. a few seconds later they'll turn back on and then turn back off. I've had this computer for 4+ months now, i built it myself. it recently started doing this but i'd just turn off the PSU (Power Supply Unit) and turn it back on and it woould fix it. now it doesnt fix it anymore. i've re-slotted the RAM (Random Access Memory) and pushed it in firmly, but that hasn't done anything. i've tried different power outlets and pushed everything into the MOBO (Motherboard), i havent messed around with CPU (Processor) because that's just a pain in the a**... i was wondering if there was anything else i could do before having to take it into a local repair shop, lol.

as for my computer specs

CPU (Processor): Fx-6300 AMD
GPU: R9-270x AMD
RAM (Random Access Memory): 8GB Ballistix sport
MOBO (Motherboard): ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0
PSU (Power Supply Unit): Corsair X500 w 80+
Case: Rosewill GALAXY

thanks
 

Answer:Fans turn on, lights blink and then turn off/on repeatedly.

First, I would unplug everything that isn't necessary. Everything external except for the keyboard and monitor. Internally, just leave the CPU, RAM and video card installed. See if it turns on. If not, you might try and test the power button. Disconnect the power button from the mobo. If the pin headers allow for it, use the reset button as the power button. If not, you can use a flat head screwdriver to power on the computer (cross the two pins for the power button with the blade of the screwdriver). If you do this, just be very careful. Touch only the power button pins and nothing else! You could easily damage components by touching the screwdriver to the wrong thing.

Some motherboards have a power button right on the board that you can press to power on the computer. I looked at a pic of your board and didn't notice one.

If that doesn't do it, plug the power button back in. You might try and play around with the RAM. I don't know if you have 2 or 4 sticks of RAM, but try and boot the computer with only one stick of RAM at a time. If there's a bad stick, you'll find it through this process of elimination.

If none of the above works, then it might be a bad PSU.
 

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Any recommendations? Here Drive+ had turn-by-turn GPS navigation for FREE. But it doesn't work on Windows 10 anymore. Are there any other free alternatives? Ones that don't use an internet connection, preferably.

Answer:Free turn-by-turn navigation now that HERE Drive+ is NOT available for Windows 10?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Any recommendations? Here Drive+ had turn-by-turn GPS navigation for FREE. But it doesn't work on Windows 10 anymore. Are there any other free alternatives? Ones that don't use an internet connection, preferably. The official Microsoft maps app is the best way to go. It has the same downloadable maps feature.
Check this out: Here's how Windows 10 Mobile HERE Map fans can switch to Microsoft's new Maps app | Windows Central

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it makes a noise like this and does not stop until i turn it off. it does not work and just makes a noise. any kind of help would be appreciated thanks. 

Answer:my lenovo h430 makes a noise when i try to turn it on and does not turn on

or anything thats the cause would help  

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Although i configured "notification text" for low battery level in the energy options from toshiba power saver, there is a acoustic alarm. Is it possible to switch off this acoustic alarm ?

Answer:How to turn off the turn off the notification sound of Power Saver?

Hi

This should be possible. Did you check the Toshiba Power saver setup settings?
You can change the option called "Notification method" from "Sound+Message" to "message" only or "No action"

PS: What notebook do you use???

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Hello Microsoft team,
We need for an application to unplug and replug usb3 - not physically but with a program.
We checked a lot on the internet but did not find answer how to do it in windows 8.1 pro (in c++).
We know that hibernation creates something alike, but how can we only turn down the power of usb3 and return the power back on back via program (in c++).
Thank you for your help.

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Hi to all Eight forum.
I m here with a strange problem, it happens from yesterday, the problem is when I playing games on my Dell inspiron N4050 and then the main power where the charger pluged in is turn off (it is the most problem in my country that there is heavy short fall of power), the laptop is remain ON just for 2 or 3 seconds and then its suddenly OFF. its not happening before, why is that,? why is the laptop didn't get power from the battery.?
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when not playing games. and the main power (electricity) is gone, then this problem is not occurred.
plz understand my problem and reply me.
sorry for my bad English.

Answer:Laptop suddenly turn off when main power turn off.

Could it be overheating protection?

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This is driving me crazy. My HP has Windows 7 and everytime it connects to the internet (wireless connection) Windows Live Messenger opens down in the left hand corner taskbar near the start menu. I close it, and fifteen minutes later it will open again.
I opened the options and unchecked the boxes pretaining to 'Run Windows Live Messenger when windows starts' but it still repeatedly opens. I use hotmail, but i really have no use for Messenger. The program is not listed under add/remove programs. Someone please help me turn this thing off.
 

Answer:Solved: Windows Live Messenger-TURN IT OFF TURN IT OFF!

It should be listed in Programs & Features under Windows Live Messenger or Windows Live Essentials. If you still can't find it listed then go to get.live.com and re-download the installer, reinstall it, then uninstall it.
 

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Running Windows Vista Ultimate.

Display turns off after about fifteen minutes regardless of whether I am actively using the computer or not. The only way to turn the display back on is to close and then open the lid. This disconnets me from AOL, so I have to sign back on again, and if I was emailing, I might lose my current email.

Under Power Options, I have 'Turn off the display' set to Never for both On Battery and Plugged in. Under 'Put the computer to sleep' I have both On battery and Plugged in set to never. Nonetheless, the display still shuts off while I am working.

What do I need to do to prevent the display from turning off at odd intervals?

Answer:Vista Ultimate x64: turn off display, will not turn back on

sounds like your display drivers are crashing.

Do not rely on windows update drivers - go to graphics chipset manufacturer website and get latest drivers

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it just vibrates like it turned on but nothing appears or lights up on the screen

Answer:I tried to turn on my nokia lumia 630 but the screen doesn't turn on

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question it just vibrates like it turned on but nothing appears or lights up on the screen Hi there - Have you tried leaving it on the charger for awhile? That's usually the first thing to try. Let it get some juice in it and then try turning it on. If that doesn't work, you may need to download the WDRT program on your computer and plug your phone in there to reset it.
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After, switching the phone off and on again, the light did not turn off. I allowed the battery to run out, yet the light did not turn off.

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Hi!
I have this issue that when I turn on my computer, the power LED does not turn on but you can hear the fans working properly. I don't the issue and I'm not much of an expert with computers. Please help me solve this issue because I'm completely clueless.
 

Answer:Try to turn on my computer but only the fans work and the power led does not turn on

How old is the computer, what was the last change you made to the computer and when you last shut it down did it shut down correctly?
 

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I just put together my first computer 6 months ago. It abruply shutdow in the middle of writing a paper for school. I couldn't turn it back on right away. after trying a few times, it turned on. All the fans are working even the fan on the power supply, the motherboards lights are on. My graphic card in on the motherboard. I think it might be my power supply because when I first put it together I didn't plug in the smaller power connection to the motherboard and the same thing is happening, black screen. It's like my computer isn't giving my monitor any feed. I will have more info when I get home. I can't get in to bios or safe mode.
 

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Hello Folks,

I'm not sure if my issue is with hardware (possibly MB?) or graphics card, so please forgive me if I've posted in the wrong section. The first problem I was having was random blue screens of death that displayed graphic card driver issues. I was able to remedy that by updating my graphic drivers and have not had an issue since.

However, ever since then I have been running into another hardware or graphics-related issue that is random and completely stumping me. What is happening is, I will be on my computer, leave and turn my monitor off, and (randomly) when I come back to use my computer again, when I turn on the monitor there is no signal and a black screen (e.g. when I turn my monitor on my desktop will pop up and the light on my monitor will turn blue, when it doesn't turn on there will be a black screen and the light on the monitor stays yellow as if it is idle). I have tried swapping out the monitor to see if that was the issue and the same problem persists, so it does not appear to be my monitor or VGA cables.

The only way I can temporarily fix this issue is to reboot/restart my computer and viola! The monitor works again and I can see everything. This issue is very random. Sometimes I can go weeks without an incident, other times this is happening a couple times a week. I honestly don't know if it's my motherboard or video card or what. My PC isn't overheating, I'm not overclocking, and all of my drivers are updated.

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Answer:Turn Off Monitor, Turn On Later and Black Screen, PC Still Running

try checking your power options settings and set it to high performance then check in advanced power settings and do not allow hard disks to sleep

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I can't turn my computer on. The fans and lights turn on for a second and then turn off. a few seconds later they'll turn back on and then turn back off. I've had this computer for 4+ months now, i built it myself. it recently started doing this but i'd just turn off the PSU (Power Supply Unit) and turn it back on and it woould fix it. now it doesnt fix it anymore. i've re-slotted the RAM (Random Access Memory) and pushed it in firmly, but that hasn't done anything. i've tried different power outlets and pushed everything into the MOBO (Motherboard), i havent messed around with CPU (Processor) because that's just a pain in the a**... i was wondering if there was anything else i could do before having to take it into a local repair shop, lol.as for my computer specsCPU (Processor): Fx-6300 AMDGPU: R9-270x AMDRAM (Random Access Memory): 8GB Ballistix sportMOBO (Motherboard): ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0PSU (Power Supply Unit): Corsair X500 w 80+Case: Rosewill GALAXYthanks 

Answer:Fans turn on, lights blink and then turn off/on repeatedly.

You can try a new  RAM stick.What you describe can be: Anything overloads the PSU, or a failing PSU Bad memory in the low region. BIOS  can't run without it. Bad CPU, or heat sink not in placeDisconnect the HDD and the DVD drive. (Power off, of course.)Power on. Does it  show the  BIOS?

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I had it for nearly 2 years,Lenovo Y50-70 Touch -2 days ago while playing games on it, I smell a chemical smell coming from it so I immediately shut it down just in case. The next time I turn it on, it was fine the backlit keyboard glow red as usual but no display, and now it shut down after 4 seconds (with the fan running) whenever I turn it on except, sometimes It stay on (but still no display and no fan running).I got no experience into opening pc and such, I I tried opening it up and remove the dust that built us by quite a bit and tried to locate where the chemical smell was from, I though it was probably from the Fan or Coolers as it seems more strong there but not sure. After trying to turn the laptop on a few time the strong smell kind of dissipate a lot, and smell weaker.I been having a hard time trying to pinpoint just which part of the laptop is needed to replace. So if anyone could help me in the right direction it would be great. I just hope it wont have to buy a whole new motherboard x.xAlso idk if thats helpful information, but the first year playing games was fine, but the 2nd year and the laptop kind of overheated so I tried to cut down a bit and the fans were making more noises than ever. Especially when opening a new game or google chrome.

Answer: Laptop turn on for 4 seconds (No Display, Fan noise) and then turn off

A chemical smell to me tells me it's likely a failing/burnt out capacitor...It would be best to have it checked out at a shop...

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HI TO ALL:
im having a problem with my pc that i mostly used..heres the situation :
my pc is working fine suddenly 1 day it slows and slightly hanging so i restarted it after restart problem occurs it powers on(all running: fans,hdd,dvd rom,cpu fan)then after 2 seconds it goes off automatically.so then i open the case and reseated all components(i know some basic troubleshooting) i tried to power on again and same things happen turn off after 2 seconds. i remove the gpu and connect my monitor to the onboard, so it starts finally and get me to "loading windows "then it go black screen, i restart it again by pressing the restart button and i boot trough enable vga mode by pressing f8.then it boots and it loads the windows and i can use it normally only on vga mode..so i downloaded the latest driver of my gpu's onboard and external.i uninstalled the drivers through vga mode then restart,again loading windows then black screen,restart againd and boot through vga mode install the updated drivers then reboot,loading windows then black screen with some pixelate flickering cursor on screen. (to make it short it only boots on enable vga mode..then i go replacing my psu with working from another pc and same thing happened..so then i reformat my pc and didnt installed any gpu including the onboard i disabled it..and its working fine with that..

note* with my external gpu installed it goes off after 2 seconds it power on.
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Answer:Pc turn on and immediately turn off after 2 seconds(with external gpu)

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I have a x201 cto using 64bits Win 7. The wireless adapter is intel advanced-N 6200. However, I found my wireless always turn off suddenly and I can not turn it on anymore (even using Fn+F5) until reboot. Does anyone have same experience? Please tell me what's the problem. Many thanks













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Answer:x201 wireless always suddenly turn off and can not turn on again.

Yes, i have the same issue. Though it suffices if you deactivate and activate your WLAN adapter @ networkcenter, you don't need to reboot. This happened to me a couple of times as well.





I disabled Multi-Core in BIOS so i don't have regular lags.I always keep energy saving settings to "Maximum Performance" so i don't have regular contrast issues.I deinstalled ThinkAdvantage Access Connections so i don't have random WLAN Adapter "power offs".

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Good day!

My cousin asked me to troubleshoot the problem of his desktop. He was telling me that it is not turning on. I was caught by surprise when i turned on the PC when suddenly I heard some kind of explosion. It sounds like a blown capacitor or something to that effect. I immediately unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. I checked all the capacitors and looking for any damage and fortunately it's all ok. I smell the PSU to check if there's any short circuit occured and there was no foul odor or something. I removed the PSU from the casing for and opened it for inspection. I found out that the fuse exploded and broke into 2 pieces. I don't bother to repair it but instead I bought a new 700 watts PSU.

After replacing the PSU I turned on the PC but i found out that the CPU fan will spin for half a second and turn off. Led green light is on but no post or beep sound. I did some troubleshooting and these are as follows:

1. I removed the motherboard from the casing and put it on top of the table with cardboard underneath.
2. Clean the RAM stick and tried on other slot.
3. Clean CPU heatsink and fan since it was clogged by dirt and replace thermal paste.
4. Replaced the CMOS battery and move jumper pin 1-2 to 2-3 for about 2 minutes.
5. I turn on the PC without the video card, hardisk and keyboard.

SPECS:
Motherboard: asus h81m-c
CPU: Intel core I7
RAM: 8gb

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Does anyone know if the new Maps app being built for the phone and PC features voice turn-by-turn navigation? I know the current Maps app does not. You need to use Here Drive or another third party app for voice navigation.

Answer:Will the new Maps app have voice turn-by-turn directions?

I forget where I read it earlier. I think it was either ArsTechnica, The Verge or WinBeta. Cortana is supposed to give turn by turn directions and can be asked to repeat them. The maps app is also supposed to be designed by Microsoft, but also uses HereDrive. The actual default camera app for all phones and probably pc's, laptops and tablets is actually Lumia Camera.

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If I unset "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" on the Power Management tab of my USB Root Hub properties, then when I attempt to restart my computer from the Start Menu, Windows shuts down but the computer itself keeps running,
i.e. the power light stays lit and the fan continues to run. In order to actually shutdown, I have to press the power button for a few seconds. Upon reboot, there is no indication of a failed shutdown from Windows. However, I am able to shutdown from the Start
Menu without problem.
Is this really the intent of not allowing the computer to turn off a device connected to a USB port, i.e. you can shutdown but you can't restart? Seems a bit arbitrary to me.
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
Acer Aspire 5560
AMD A6-3420M APU with Radeon HD Graphics 1.50 GHz
8.00 GB
All device drivers and the BIOS are up-to-date.

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I want to discontinue use of McAfee (which came with the initial install) of my Windows 10 computer, and turn on Windows Defender.   I don't know where to start.

Answer:turn off mcafee and turn on defender in windows 10

Open the start menu. Select  "Control Panel". Select "Programs and Features". Find and select the McAfee program in the list then click "uninstall" at the top of the list. When it has finished uninstalling Windows Defender will activate itself.Go back to Control Panel again and select  "Security and Maintenance" . In the security drop down list it should say Windows Defender is turned on.

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HI TO ALL:
im having a problem with my pc that i mostly used..heres the situation :
my pc is working fine suddenly 1 day it slows and slightly hanging so i restarted it after restart problem occurs it powers on(all running: fans,hdd,dvd rom,cpu fan)then after 2 seconds it goes off automatically.so then i open the case and reseated all components(i know some basic troubleshooting) i tried to power on again and same things happen turn off after 2 seconds. i remove the gpu and connect my monitor to the onboard, so it starts finally and get me to "loading windows "then it go black screen, i restart it again by pressing the restart button and i boot trough enable vga mode by pressing f8.then it boots and it loads the windows and i can use it normally only on vga mode..so i downloaded the latest driver of my gpu's onboard and external.i uninstalled the drivers through vga mode then restart,again loading windows then black screen,restart againd and boot through vga mode install the updated drivers then reboot,loading windows then black screen with some pixelate flickering cursor on screen. (to make it short it only boots on enable vga mode..then i go replacing my psu with working from another pc and same thing happened..so then i reformat my pc and didnt installed any gpu including the onboard i disabled it..and its working fine with that..

note* with my external gpu installed it goes off after 2 seconds it power on.
with my onboard gpu enabled it gives ... Read more

Answer:Pc turn on and immediately turn off after 2 seconds(with external gpu)

note* with my external gpu installed it goes off after 2 seconds it power on.
with my onboard gpu enabled it gives black screen after loading.
i also tried the other working external gpus and samething happens..
WORKING NORMALLY WITHOUT EXTERNAL GPU AND DISABLED ONBOARD GPU.
--so maybe its my mobo is bad suspecting my pci slot section..anybody can help me ??2 days trying to fix but still i cant..thanks in advance..Click to expand...

Can you post your computer specs,along with your operating system,your external gpu name Is this an external gpu or an internal PCI-E video card?

Can you also post the wattage of your power supply.

At a guess I would say your power supply isn't powerful enough to run the card. "2 seconds off" Is this a new card and what was the reason for the change? On the black screen error this sounds like a basic driver error.

In either case remove 'external' video card from your computer, download the latest drivers for your os and internal video card from the manufacturers website go to; control panel,programs and delete ALL video card related drivers then run this program.

http://majorgeeks.com/Driver_Sweeper_d6171.html

Delete ALL drivers.

Turn on your onboard video card in bios

Now install the downloaded driver for your on board video card,does your onboard work now?
EDIT OOPS! Welcome to the forum!
 

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I just picked up the HP Stream 8 at the MS Store this weekend during their VIP event (25$ off 75$ or more). I actually haven't opened it yet, because I'm still deciding if I should keep it.
One thing the HP Stream 8 seems to have is GPS. I say "seems" because no one at the MS store even knew that it had GPS--- I had to tell them about it and pull up the HP website to show them the specs.
I've loved having HERE Maps and HERE Drive on my Lumia 521 because of the downloadable offline maps. I try not to pay for data since I'm near wi-fi 95% of the time, so it is nice that the GPS works without requiring data.
Although there is a HERE Maps app for Windows 8.1, I haven't been able to find an app that is like HERE Drive, with turn-by-turn navigation.
Is anyone aware of such an app?
Thanks!

Answer:Any Windows 8.1 apps with turn-by-turn navigation?

I've used CoPilot Live for a few years and like it's turn by turn ability. I think there is a try version on the store.

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New W510.  (4318 CTO, 16GB, WIndows 7)  Used new 640GB drive to install Windows 7 Pro x64 from scratch.  Installed lasted versions of drivers from Lenovo W510 support site.  Almost everything works, except the WiMAX. WiMAX shows up and seems to be properly controlled in the preload.  It does not show up in my rebuild, so the HW is there. Among other things, I installed Power Management Driver, Power Manager, HotKey Features and the Intel WiFi WiMAX 6250 v13.00.0000 (both WiFi and WiMAX parts) but just the WiFi part shows up in the OnScreen Display when using FnF5.  The WiMAX does not.  The drivers show up in the Control Panel programs list and there were no problems indicated during installation.  Am I missing something or is there a trick to the installation order?

Answer:W510 WiMAX cannot turn on or turn off with FnF5

A bit more information:  Under Network Connections the WiMAX adapter is listed as unplugged. Local Area Connection 2   Network cable unplugged    Intel(r) Centrino(R) WiMAX 6250 Seems odd to me that it is not listed as a wireless device. Any suggestions on how get the WiMAX working?

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How to find computer turn on time off time. I want to know during last month how many times my computer was turned on , when it was truned on & when turned off.

Answer:How to find computer turn on & turn off time

Have a look in the System event log. Normally a few events are logged at shutdown and startup.

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When I turn the system off the backlight stays on and runs the battery down. It is not the keyboard backlight, it is the screen backlight. If I turn it off or put it to sleep the backlight stays on.
This did not happen prior to the upgrade to 10.

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My E-system laptop automatically turn off in five seconds after turn on without displaying?

Answer:my E-system laptop turn off in five seconds after turn on

Possibly overheating because fan on CPU has failed. You will need to open the back of laptop and see if fan is spinning.

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I saw that there were others with this issue. I already tried things like resetting the ram, taking out my battery. Even with my laptop plugged in, not lights are showing up and the power button isnt starting anything. I tried to listen and hear if anything was happening, but no luck. I just to get help if there is anything I can do to trouble shoot or just figure out what the issue is so I can get it fixed . I was running Windows 10 on there. 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15R won't turn on ! No lights will turn on .

Hi PARTH511722,
What is the exact system model?
Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible? Could you try powering on with another battery?
Remove the memory and disconnect the HDD and try powering on the system with adapter only / battery only and check.
Does the adapter led stay on and stable or does it go off when connected to the system?
If the adapter led is stable when connected to the system and there are no signs of power, then the motherboard is suspected faulty.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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During updating my lumia 520, phone turn off and wont turn on

Answer:During updating my Lumia 520, my phone won't turn off and won't turn on. What should I do?

WP 10 is still heavily flawed, dont install them just yet especially on low end lumias wait for its official release

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Question: hp pavillion

i have a hp pavllion 500...
i would like to get into the bios to change the boot-up sequence so i can reformat the drive..hitting f8 puts me in the advance options screen but there is no option to get into the bios any help would be appreciated thanks ..

Answer:hp pavillion

Pressing the <Delete> key should be the way into the BIOS. FYI that is the basic way of getting into any computers BIOS. Anyway if that doesn't work check out HP's website and look in the FAQ's.

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i have a new hp pavilliondv6000 i was wodering ifyou guys think i might have problems with devices and drivers if i switch from vista to XP.

Answer:XP on new pavillion

no. if hp doesn't have them go to driverpacks.net

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Question: Hp pavillion g6

My Hp lap is running with windows 7 system and its battery has been dead.But when we connec to the power suply it was working.that time my lap fan also not working.Now i have replace a fan and its working now.When i power on the lap there is coming message about battery and its not going to windows login but when i install Windows it's working.but after some days it's happening again.going to that Battery message and restarting again and again happening like that
 

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Question: Hp pavillion

Hi, I have hp pavillion a6317c pc, I unpluged it for 8 months, now it wont boot, power led stays on, green light on the back stays on, fans on, no signal to the monitor, try to turn it off but power light stays on, had to unplug it to turn it off. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Hp pavillion

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if you can boot it without the battery.

If that doesn't work unplug the battery and power cable.

Then press and hold the power button for 45 seconds.

Replug in the power and battery to see if it will boot.

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Question: pavillion g6

Hi. I bought this laptop used from someone online. I know it is old. It uses the FS1 socket, and has an A4 processor. So I can't expect too much. But it just locks up on me aall the time. As soon as I try to open anything, it just locks up. The day I got it, I was able to open Google Chrome and watch some Youtube videos. The next day, nothing. I think the HDD is screwed, and I would like to replace it with an SSD. My problem is, it will not detect my SSD. What can I do to get my SSD installed in this thing, so that hopefully I can use it for some basic things on the go?

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Question: HP Pavillion PC

When I turn on the computer, I get a flashing orange light and beep.  The beep eventually goes away.  I get nothing on the monitor.  Suggestions for getting it back to the blue light and starting up again.  The green power light on the back is solid.  I tried hooking the monitor to another computer and it works fine.  I have unplugged, replugged, disconnected everything, reconnected.  Nothing seems to work.  Any suggestions what my problem is?  

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Question: HP Pavillion

 Whilst working the computer froze. I removed the battery to switch of. When switching on the next time I got a message "scanning and repairing hard drive". This progressed to 9% and then made no further progress. After 10 hours I finally removed the battery again as there was no other way to do this. What can i do to revert to correct operation'/













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Answer:HP Pavillion

Dear Customer, Try a Hard Reset as follows. Shut down the notebook, unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold  down the Power button for a full minute.  Plug in the AC Adapter ( leave the battery out for the moment ) and see if the notebook will start. If it doesnt load,Please perform the Steps as shown below:-1. Please "Turn OFF" the Notebook2. "Power ON" the Notebook and keep tapping the Escape Key during the start up to enter the Start-up Menu3. Now here, Please select the BIOS option [F10] and under the Advanced or Diagnostic tab4. You should find the facility to run tests on both the Hard Disk Drive and Memory Note: Please perform these two tests and post back with the details of any error messages Please click the below shown link to find the steps for performing Hard Drive Testhttp://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&?lc=en&docname=c00439024 OR http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&?lc=en&docname=c01443317  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Question: HP Pavillion 23

HI there. I have recently cracked the touch screen on my pavillion 23. as you can see I am able to do some stuff on here but everything flashes and turns the pages by itself. ugh!:-(I thought i had turned off the touch screen but on reboot it starts up again!Can beautiful person please give me lamen termed instructions on how to remove the touchscreen capabilty or any othe constructive advice would be good.I cant afford to replace it. no idea what it will cost to fix. hard to research anything on here right now.Please help:-)Sorry about it being the wrong board and its I5 core. it wont let me select the right ones grrrrr 

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We purchased a HP Pavillion all-in-one just over a year ago, only to find that the mother board died a few weeks after the expiry of the one-year warranty period. HP have repaired this at full cost, but the total repair bill is as much as the machine. Just seeing if anyone else has had a similar experience. 

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My friend is attempting to restore a HP Pavillion PC to a working condition after it was "ravaged" on the internet, etc (sorry I can't be more specific at the moment, but will try to find out more info if necessary).The owner has lost the original restore disk and so can't install the drivers for all his hardware.The HP website has apparently removed any driver support for this series.Has anyone any ideas, or could they provide me with the drivers?

Answer:Help with HP Pavillion PC Please

What is the Pavilion model number?

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Question: HP Pavillion

my computer as a Black screen and saysBoot Device not foundplease install an Operating system on your hard diskHard disk (3FO) Can anyone help me

Answer:HP Pavillion

Hi, Shutdown the notebook.  Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to enter the Start-up Menu.  Select the Diagnostic Menu option ( f2 ) and run the tests on the Hard Drive. Post back with the results, including any error codes that may be generated. Can you also post back with the version of the operating system currently installed on the notebook. Regards, DP-K

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Question: HP Pavillion DV6

Trying to help my daughter out, She has a laptop HP Pavillion DV6 that will only boot in the safemode. She called HP and of course she is 60 days out of warranty. Any suggestions? She's try to restore it to a point about a week ago but the same thing keeps happening, just boots in safemode.

Thanks for any and all suggestions,

Sonbon...

Answer:HP Pavillion DV6

Hi sonbon,

Does the computer give out an error when your daughter tries to boot the computer to windows normally? Go to the safe mode menu again and this time, choose "Boot the computer to last known good configurations". See if this helps out at all. I would also recommend performing an In-Place Upgrade(Windows Repair) on the computer. You will definitely need your Windows 7 CD in order to perform this process. When was the last the computer was able to work successfully?

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Hoping someone here has had this same problem, but I may be dreaming. I have an HP computer that I regrettably bought a year ago. Was strapped for cash so decided to put it on higher purchase and hope it was a great computer. anyways, I am now selling it on thank God but I can't seem to use the recovery partition.

I have made a recovery CD but when I boot with it it wont allow me the option of recovering my PC. Also when I boot up and hit F10 it won't allow me to recover as well saying it can't find the file restore.log. I can't refresh my computer to the state it was in when bought, which means I have to sell on my comp with all my stuff still on it.

Does anyone know how I can turn this around? Or how I can safely sell it without my information still on the harddrive? Like Passwords and old files etc?

Cheers

Answer:Help with my HP Pavillion

Replace the harddrive. Thats about all, or just format it. Get somebody you know has a XP disc to put that on.

There is probs no other way.

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I seem to have a problem with my RAM i need to upgrade to a higher GB could someone please help and advise on what i need and the highest GB i can upgrade toas i have only had this computer for 7 months and the ram is full already.

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Question: Hp Pavillion

I had a virus and I deleted some files. I restarted my computer and now it is going to the menu to choose from normal, safemode.... etc. it is telling me the the XMS cache had an error of some sort. if i go to normal it brings me to a gray screen telling me that it has found new hardware. so im trying to find the software for the hardware but it only looks in the a drive. when i try to find it in the browse area it keeps telling me it isnt finding the software. if i cancel the new hardware setup it brings up a box stating SUREGCREATEKEY COULD NOT BE FOUND. I still have the files in the recycle bin but i cant get to it to put the files back. i have a system recovery cd but it keeps telling me that i may lose the programs i have installed since i bought the computer. i dont want to do that. when i am at the first menu where i have to choose normal, safemode.. etc... it tells me that i need to run scanreg but i cant get to the dos screen to run it. any ideas to get my computer going?
 

Answer:Hp Pavillion

what happens when you boot into safemode
 

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(It is a MS Win 10, but I wasn't sure which one.)Anyhow, It is a new Pav 17 t.  Taken out of the box on Aug 25.  Since then I spent one long night on phone with HP tech support due to freezing.  (Tech blamed me for not up-dating it!)  Tonight it froze again, another long phone call & now I'm sitting next to a brand new computer that I can't touch while it goes through 3 hrs of diagnostics, and writing to you from my old HP Pav g.  never had a computer do this twice in it's first 3 weeks of life before!This is my 3rd HP & I felt some kind of loyalty to the company.  Bought the best care pack & it is no good.  Suggestions?Already went through the turn it upside down & remove battery drill.Brand new computer should not be frozen.My Internet connection is fine, as you can see on my old HP Pav g.

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Question: HP pavillion pc

I HAVE A HP PAVILLION PC WITH A FORMATTED HDD. I HAVE DOS 6.22 LOADED BUT NEED A DRIVER FOR THE CD/DVD I DON'T KNOW WHAT THE MAKE IS ANY IDEA WHERE I CAN GET ONE FROM THE WEB?

Answer:HP pavillion pc

click here and download BelarcAdvisor to see what Drive it is then, click here register and download the necessary drivers.

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At first time, the DVD player was working, and the second time when I tried to insert DVD to the player, the player made some sound like Krik Krik, and sipt out the DVD. Eveytime, different DVD used and the DVDs or Audio CDs are working with other Computer DVD players and CD players. My boss just bought it for classroom. But no DVD or CD player, it is not useful. What is the solution for this? My boss bought it one month ago. Maybe less.  

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(It is a MS Win 10, but I wasn't sure which one.)Anyhow, It is a new Pav 17 t.  Taken out of the box on Aug 25.  Since then I spent one long night on phone with HP tech support due to freezing.  (Tech blamed me for not up-dating it!)  Tonight it froze again, another long phone call & now I'm sitting next to a brand new computer that I can't touch while it goes through 3 hrs of diagnostics, and writing to you from my old HP Pav g.  never had a computer do this twice in it's first 3 weeks of life before!This is my 3rd HP & I felt some kind of loyalty to the company.  Bought the best care pack & it is no good.  Suggestions?Already went through the turn it upside down & remove battery drill.Brand new computer should not be frozen.My Internet connection is fine, as you can see on my old HP Pav g.

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My daughter has a HP Pavillion Model a6500f 64 bit that is running Vista Home Premium. It has 4 gigs of ram, a 500 gig hard drive, and a dual core processor.

The computer ran fine until tonight. When she turns it on the keyboard is recognized but a blue splash screen for HP comes up that asks to click on esc to go into bios, F10 for setup, etc.

It won't go any further. There appears to be a yellow (or amber) light that lights up right behind the power swith (which does light up.) I can hear the fan is running and the mouse shows that it has power too.

If I press esc, a message comes up that it is entering setup but never does. It just sits there.

I would sure appreciate it if somebody could give me an idea what I might try to do to help her get her computer going again.

Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.

Answer:Need Help with HP Pavillion

Solved the problem myself. Opened the tower and changed the port that the SATA drive cable connected to. At least after doing that and restarting the computer I was able to get into BIOS. Showed no hard drive as being recognized. Went to HP's site and found that Seatgate had a problem with some of the hard drives (500, 700, etc.) After calling a technician with HP it was decided that the hard drive had failed (no indication of it failing-it just stopped!!!)

HP is sending a new hard drive and a recovery disk (the recovery partition was on the hard drive that failed. No cost. There was still 50 days left on the warranty.

I guess we were LUCKY!

Thanks for looking at my computer problem.

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So im trying to help my Girlfriend get this seeming lump of a pc running so its capable of playing something more than an 8bit quality game. but in order to do that i need to upgrade the videocard to something with 4gb of graphics memory,16gb RAM, and get this thing a processor thats been produced within the last 2 years, is the pavilion 23 capable of being upgraded that far or am i going to have to scrap it and build her a new one?

Answer:HP Pavillion 23 AIO PC

Need the exact model number in order to see what you have and get the right manuals to get your upgrade options. But no, odds are you cannot upgrade that kind of computer to be a cutting edge gamer.  Are you sure it is your girlfriend demanding that kind of upgrade? 

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Question: Hp pavillion

My pavillion asks me for a administrator password then proceeds to say windows couldnt upgrade please reinstall by restarting. The process just keeps repeating itself

Answer:Hp pavillion

When you first booted up the PC, you made an Admininstrator Account password stored locally on the computer. If you didn't occour any of this, try to enter a password you remember, or leave it blank and continue.If you have a backup, try to restore the laptop to the factory settings. If you do not have a backup stored on an external drive (USB Stick, DVD, etc.), try to boot from a stick with Ubuntu and make a backup of your data, then reset your laptop to the factory settings. Regards,MettleSphee

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Question: pavillion 17

Hi all ! I recently bought an HP Pavillion 17-ab067nr. I would like to upgrade the ssd to something bigger than 128gb but I'm having trouble finding the right part. I tried a western digital, it didn't work.  I'd like to use a 250ish gb drive. Can someone please point me to the right part that will work in that laptop? Thanks, John.

Answer:pavillion 17

Hello  jmf1964,  From the Service guide : M.2 SATA SSD, PCIe NVMe TLC? 128 GB 2280 M2 SATA-3 Value PAPart number :827560-026? 256 GB 2280 M2 PCIe 3x4SS NVMe TLC PA, for use with non-touch screen productsPart number :847109-002? 512 GB 2280 M2 PCIe 3x4SS NVMe TLC PA, for use with non-touch screen productsPart number : 847110-004  Service Guide : http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05123465   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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i just bought an HP Pavillion all in one pc 27 but my pc games starts to have slow motiion problems every time i try to play evil within?i cannot play it properly i just unboxed it 4 days ago?why is it?Intel Core i7-6700T with Intel HD Graphics 530 (2.8 GHz, up to 3.6 GHz, 8 MB cache, 4 cores)27" Full HD 1920x1080 Touch Screen DisplayAMD Radeon R7 360 4GB Graphics16GB DDR3L RAM2TB 7200rpm Hard Disk4x USB 2.02x USB 3.01 headphone/microphone combo3-in-1 memory card readerDVD Super Multi DriveB&O PLAY Audio802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth 4.0 comboWindows 10 Home 64why?!..............................please help me to solve this technical problem.thanks!

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Question: Hp Pavillion xt938

when I start my hp pavilion xt938 it beeps and nothing on the screen

Answer:Hp Pavillion xt938

Have you read this?http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000239.htmOlder Desktop computers can stop when the CMOS battery fails.

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I'm having trouble getting my laptop to boot up. When I connect the battery, or plug in the charger the power botton lights up, but doesn't boot up. When I press the power botton I hear a beep, and the light flashes then nothing.

Answer:HP pavillion not booting up

Hallo BIG_BDR,   Lets see if some simple TS can solve it. Take out our battery and ac adapater.Press down the power buttom 15 sec.Plug only the ac adapter in again and see if you can start it. If that does not work Press and hold down the windows buttom + "B" press the power buttom down in 2sec not more or less. after this 2 sec. release all the buttoms. Hope this solves your problem If not please let me know how many beeps your hear? are they/it short or long? Thanks.




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