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HP dv6930es bios upgrade fail

Days ago I was upgrading the bios but a restart fails and now the laptot doesn't starts. When I plug the battery charger the connector lights turn on... but nothing else is running in the laptop. I ...
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HP Probook 4520 boots to white screen unable to access bios

I am an IT technician but by no means do I know everything. I have run into a problem that I am unfamiliar with and could use some help. A friend of mine bought an HP probook 4520 from a business that ...
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114 views

Bypass Drivelock HDD Bay Password

I have an old HP Compaq tc4400 It was given to me in order to make it usable, but it ask for a Drivelock HDD bay password I don't have the password, but I've heard rumors that it can be reset ...
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1answer
77 views

hp probook white screen with error cancel image and boot to next boot order

I bought HP Probook 440 G1 with windows 8 Pro. I am a ubuntu user so I wanted to install ubuntu with Windows side by side. I tried to boot it from USB or DVD ROM but was unable to do so. Then from ...
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1answer
142 views

HP pavilion dv6 blank screen, power but no hd Led

I have been dealing with this HP dv6 all day with no luck. Working fine yesterday but today I get nothing but a blank screen. I can hear fan come on, and a few keyboard lights come on, but nothing on ...
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1answer
565 views

How to access the BIOS in my brand new HP Laptop with runs FreeDOS?

I've just bought a HP Laptop 255 G2 with AMD quad-core processor which runs FreeDOS and I can' access the BIOS with any command that I know (I tried F1,F2,F8,F9,F10,F12 and Del) but it didn't work! It ...
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1answer
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hp dl140 g3 how to repair after failed bios update

During updating bios to the new version (1.18) i got an error that computer can't read rom file. Then after reboot server did not start. Actually it starts but does not show anything, screen is blank, ...
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1answer
149 views

Can I overclock hardware on my HP 4545s Probook (there's no options for it in the BIOS)?

I have searched in vain for some way to overclock the hardware on my laptop. The BIOS is unlike any BIOS I've seen before. It's a mouse-using GUI instead of the classic arrow-key blue screen funny ...
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1answer
121 views

Laptop turns on and off by itself

Laptop: HP ProBook 4520s I got my motherboard replaced. They tested in the repair service and everything was fine. I got the laptop home and it worked. Then I hibernated it and when I wanted to turn ...
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33 views

Linux: Upgrading BIOS on HP Pavilion HPE so I can reclock my Radeon to the correct MHZ

I installed the rovclock program from the default Debian repository, and it says that the BIOS is returning an invalid reference of 0.0, and I assume that means the BIOS doesn't have that function, ...
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350 views

Boot Issue in HP Probook 4520s

I have strange problem, i copied binary file 68AZZ.bin and did followed the step mentioned many places, Procedure i followed: Copied 68AZZ.bin in a flash. Plugged flash plugged AC power Adopter ...
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1answer
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Laptop dead after BIOS update. How do I restore original BIOS?

Model: HP Pavillion m7-1015dx Original OS: Windows 7 Current OS: Windows 8 64 bit Problem: I tried to update the BIOS using this file: ...
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1answer
771 views

circumvent BIOS password on hp compaq nc8430

I've been trying to find a solution on google. However most (if not all userful)answers to the question "How can I reset or circumvent the BIOS password" on my Hp compaq nc8430 end up with "try ...
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0answers
93 views

Configure raid in a HP SleekBook 14

I´m trying to reinstall in my machine Windows 8, i deleted in bios option the raid partition. But I want to reconfigure, I set the size of raid partition but it didn´t come bigger thant 60 gb. ...
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1answer
220 views

Guidance and assurances in flashing Presario CQ62 BIOS in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu on an Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX Notebook PC. I'm having wireless/suspend issues as described in this askubuntu post, and after reading the ubuntu bug reporting page I think the ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Laptop won't start after BIOS update

I have an HP Probook 4540s laptop. I recently updated its BIOS from HP's website. After the installation the laptop restarted, but since then there is no display. I waited for an hour until the ...
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BIOS not able to boot from USB

I'm using an HP Pavilion dv7-3165 dx. (BIOS version F15 of Insyde H20) I can go into the boot selection menu by tapping ESC, and then F9, and I can see my TOSHIBA EXT HDD, but whenever I plug in a ...
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1answer
1k views

My HP Laptop shows bios error

Sometimes, when I startup my HP Laptop I get a message like this (I am not accurately sure of the message but it is something like this) HP Bios Startup error The selected bios file was not ...
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458 views

HP Compaq 6510b in boot loop after bios update

I have here an HP Compaq 6510b, which said at boot "your bios failed to complete the update. " and then something like "you may have to redo it". and then it was starting normally. The bios version ...
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HP 625 Upgrading bios crashed computer

I uppgraded my bios from version F.20 (15 Sep 2011), in other words this one: http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/psi/swdDetails/?sp4ts.oid=4173283&sp... to F.21 (15 ...
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110 views

Freezing on HP bios update?

So, my computer (HP Pavilion g7) has been funky for the past few days and it eventually got to the point of when I turned it on, nothing would happen, only the lights would flash. I left it alone for ...
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2answers
862 views

cannot turn on hp mini 210

I trying to switch on my hp mini 210 laptop and nothing appear on the screen(black screen). I also cannot see the bios setup as usual. So what action should i take to make my laptop work again?
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1answer
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HP Probook 4520s - BIOS update failed

Last night I downloaded the BIOS update setup sp57752 - HP Notebook System BIOS Update for my HP Probook 4520s laptop.. During the installation, when the software was displaying something like writing ...
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2answers
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How to reinstall HP BIOS

I am dual booting my PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Both are working. I have no problem. Today I started seeing this error: The HP Bios application selected is corrupt or missing. Please ...
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1answer
929 views

BIOS corruption failure

I have an HP laptop g42-415dx and when i start it up the Caps lock light blinks twice and then I get a blank screen. The HP website states that 2 blinks means BIOS corruption. At the beginning it was ...
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Why does HP recommend that I keep Hardware Virtualization off?

I have an HP desktop, and I wanted to install VirtualBox, so I could run an XP VM (gotta test stuff in IE8). Before setting this up, I went into my BIOS to check if Hardware Virtualization was on. I ...
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1answer
249 views

How can I enable NX on my HP CPU core i3-350M?

I have an HP G62 Notebook PC running win7 64 bit. I want to install win8, but the "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" says secure boot isn't supported. I ran core info which shows NX, PAE and SSE2 are all ...
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1answer
193 views

HP Compaq NW8000 Mobile Workstation does not detect 250 GB Western Digital Scorpio drive

I've installed 250 GB HDD Western Digital Scorpio drive inside my HP Compaq NW8000 Mobile Workstation notebook but it's not detected properly and does not work :/ Tried different jumper combinations ...
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1answer
445 views

Flash BIOS on a HP Mini from Linux

I have a HP Mini 210 that was installed with Ubuntu 12.04 last year. I'm lending it out to someone, and need to re-install XP. There is no internal CD drive, and BIOS won't boot from USB. I'm trying ...
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HP Z210 SFF: two different video cards produce no Displayport output when installed

I have a HP Z210 SFF that I'm trying to install a video card into. I've tried two different cards in Slot 2 (a Quadro FX380LP and a Quadro 600). Neither of these cards produce a displayport signal ...
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2answers
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How can I recover from a corrupt BIOS in a HP laptop?

Here is the issue: I tried updating the BIOS using one of HP's software downloads, and even though it exited successfully, my laptop does not boot. Nothing loads, and the screen remains black. I have ...
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1answer
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Replaced power unit and computer won't show screen

I just placed in a brand new PSU and it's a 650W and more then what the system needs. The fans turn on but I don't get anything on the monitor. Ideas? No beeps. I can't tell if hard drive is running ...
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1answer
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How to enable XD bit on Intel Core i3-350M?

I own an HP G62 laptop (b85SS). I'm trying to install Windows 8 RP, but it says my CPU doesn't support it. The CPU is an Intel Core i3-350M, which supports everything Windows 8 needs - SSE2, PAE, NX ...
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1answer
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How to Disable Discrete Graphics on HP ProBook 4520s

I am using HP ProBook 4520s and have ATI Mobility Radeon whose graphics card doesn't support Ubuntu. Infact, it produces more heat and consumes a lot of battery which causes system usually hangs. I ...
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1answer
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How can I tell if a 2TB drive is too much for my bios?

2Tb Drive, several years old Pentium 4 HP dc7100 machine with v 1.05 of the C786C1 Bios. There is an 80GB SATA drive connected already, which is recognized, the 2TB drive comes up as 0 Mb in the setup ...
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After installing a new sound card, my BIOS drives me crazy

I diconnected the AC'97 front panel header from the mobo and connected it to the sound card. The front panel audio works, i.e. after connecting it to the new sound card, the mic and headphones I ...
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Why does an HP dv6 laptop get stuck on the bios screen?

I have an HP dv6 laptop which has been giving me few problems lately, before even booting to Linux/Windows. So, I have a dual boot Windows/Linux setup, and the screen is stuck at the HP logo, with a ...
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1answer
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Reset BIOS on HP ProBook 4310s

I have a HP ProBook 4310s. I'm trying to reset the BIOS on it. When I took apart the laptop, I found that it doesn't have a CMOS battery to help me reset the password. Does anyone know how else I ...
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HP Laptop stuck in reboot cycle (won't clear POST) after BIOS upgrade

I've almost finished rebuilding an HP dv9702ea. The windows/software part went fine. However after that I thought I would update the BIOS with the latest as found on HP's website. It appeared to ...
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1answer
339 views

HP suggests for virtualization mode in BIOS to be turned off if it is not needed. Why?

Does it mean it's a performance gain or is it buggy?
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1answer
690 views

HP MediaSmart Server has red blinking health light (bios/hardware error)…what now?

I bought an HP MediaSmart Server a few years ago, but stopped using it after a few months when I moved to a new location. I just tried to set it up and the health led is blinking red. According to the ...
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641 views

How can I get a Compaq CQ62-231NR to boot up with Hard Drive error?

I'm a software engineer, but everyone I know thinks I have the ability to fix any computer problem, so, a friend gave me their Compaq CQ62-231NR laptop, which won't boot up. He bought it used from ...
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1answer
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“No IDE Fixed Disk Present” After Hard Reboot But Not Soft Reboot

BIOS displays the following two lines upon hard reboot (i.e., cold reboot, cold boot, or cold start): The following configuration options were automatically updated: CD-ROM: HL-DT-ST R/W/DVD ...
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1answer
692 views

Wireless card blocked in bios of HP notebook

I just watched a video from HP, near the end they address the issue of wireless cards being blocked in the HP bios, saying it is some sort of FCC regulation and all manufacturers have this, I think ...
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1answer
960 views

What is SMBUS and why is it disabled in my BIOS?

My motherboard is an HP P4SD, and in the BIOS I found SMBUS in the Security tab. There is also something like "Device security." There's a list and the value of SMBUS is "Hidden." That means that ...
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2k views

How to update the BIOS of a HP6510b notebook?

How to update the BIOS of a HP6510b notebook? I have no clue. Formerly I had to use a floppy drive, etc. But this is a notebook! How can I do it?
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944 views

Why am I getting a disk boot failure when I try to install Ubuntu?

I'm encountering boot failure while trying to install a Linux distro from a CD. I'm using an older PC; here are its specs: HP Pavilion 2.66GHz, 512MB RAM with a BIOS revision of 6/30/2003 I ...
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2answers
14k views

Computer hangs at BIOS screen. Cannot enter setup

I have an HP Pavilion a6500f (it's a year out of warranty) and it's hanging on the blue HP BIOS screen. If I mash F10 while it's starting up, it will say "Entering Setup..." but I will see no results. ...
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4answers
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Completely reset HP 6730b with BIOS password

I have an HP 6730b laptop with a BIOS password and Windows XP password. I do not need any of the content on the disk, I would just like to be able to reset everything and start again from scratch. Is ...
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180 microcode update error (HP Dc7600) any solution

when pc start its ask for F1 BOOT. missing invalid processor microcode update microcode update to support stepping .