Top 20 HP Pavilion dv9008nr Notebook Questions & Answers


Download a nice Linux distro like Ubuntu, and put it on a flash drive or DVD, then boot from that and see if it runs normally. If so your hardware is OK (HPs run Linux just fine).

Be careful with Linux, it's a '"cancer" according to Steve Ballmer. You might not go back to Windows.

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Try taking the battery out of the Laptop and unplug the A/C power. Now press and hold the power button down for 10 seconds. Now put the battery back in and connect the A/C cord. Then try turning the laptop on. If this doens't work you may have power issues or motherboard issues.

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the problem is the nVidia GPU. it often overheats. there was a recall for this computer a while back. the recall has ended, but just so you know, you need to find a way to better cool the GPU. a copper shim between the GPU and the
heat-sink will do wonders for you. apply Arctic Silver Thermal Epoxy to the shim and attach it to the heatsink. then, you need to use arctic silver 5 thermal paste on the GPU (about .2 grams should cover it) and reattach the heatsink to the board. while you are at it, replace the CPU thermal **** with the as5 thermal paste. my GPU is running now between 58 and 66 C. its really high still, yes, but the computer will not longer shut down because of overheat. get a laptop cooler for this thing too. it will not survive a hot summer day. i am absolutely positive.

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Unseat and reseat the memory one stick at a time in each slot on at a time. After each reseat of the memory, turn on the laptop and see if you get video. If you still don't get video, go ahead and take out the hard drive and the dvd drive.

Then try turning on the laptop, if you still don't get video then the motherboard is bad and you'll need to get it replaced.

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get it repaired under the limited warranty scheme
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01087277&lc=en&cc=us

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Well, for this model of laptop, you can reset the Bios settings and password by removing the battery. If you require instructions to remove the battery then please download the manual from the below link and check page number 31 for the steps:

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01311536.pdf

Hope this helps.

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you may have a poor or failing wireless card in your laptop and more than likely it is part of your motherboard and would be very costly to replace. Assuming your wireless router is good, get a wifi card for your laptop. Quick way to check your router is to have a friend bring over their laptop and check it when it is acting up.

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Try right clicking on it and select Properties. You may just need to check one of the boxes

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go to sound controls and see headphone sound is not muted...if its so then try to install new audio drivers....

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I am assuming you are wanting install this on a HP machine, so all you should need to do, is go to the HP website if you use the machine you want to install it on, the web site should be able to detect, your make and model, and if any software is missing it will direct you to the page where you can download the software, and install it in the same way you install any other application in windows.

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old post, I do only 2018 posts)
first off why the huge contradiction even HP and ASUS mixed.
photo of laptop, and title, NOTEBOOK
and texting a Desktop, but must be a so i moved you....
p6126f PAVILION. it is. no monitor stated, at all. no errors show on monitor, like no signal?
the PC blue light means it thinks its one.
the fans must blow, both PSU and CPU or you have no 12vdc power.
the uSB ports have power, but that happens even with PC in standby mode, or even turned off, that is how I charge my cell phone PC off, using my USB ports,
what matters is:
1: monitor errors, seen
2: Fans.
3; you clicked shut down via what< windows, linux what?
if you CLICKED shut down and the fans don't go dead
that means your OS is corrupted. for sure.
top reasons are bad drivers, and vista can't shut down.
or worse. there is always that. (virus)

I'd DUMP vista, nobody on earth wants to help anyone with a dead vista , horrid VISTA, did you know MS in there great wisdom failed to add recovery mode to vista, yah sux, swap gas. that.
upgrade to w7 and end this silly mess called vista.
w7-64bit is best here, with full HP support seen here.


this is not spam, its the real HP, the place with no malware,etc.

https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-pavilion-p6100-desktop-pc-series/3942799/model/3999655/product-info

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no PC stated. what new Pavillion, must be guess that>
here I will answer for both classes of PC.

my wild guess, not seeing the PC.
you need the 2.5mm to 3.5 mm adapter. tiny to big.
you have the wrong ear phones , that dont fit PCs.
here it is,....
the also so the other way too. 3.5 to 2.5mm

https://www.bgmicro.com/AUD1107.aspx


as PC's get thinner,, the makers must go to the smaller 2.5mm jacks, or they cant do it.


no PC posted, why do that? 1985 to 2018
HP has vast 1000s of PC now. endless list really.

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it didnt lie to you, and no you don't have it.
first thing is you never said what windows this is.
XP? the DEAD OS? for sure IE

IE11 will not run on XP or VISTA, ever.
and is the only good MS browers.
if compelled to run relic, OS, like XP
run free firefox v56 or newer and works everywhere. a fact.

even better is avoid , MS media player totally
and run VLC (free) we can talk all day on why, but..ill skip that.


learn vast web sites do not allow xp IE explorer of any kind.
nor the Vista, and will get worse every day forward in time for good reasons, (ill skip those too)

here see the wiki, it cover this, in one simple page.
XP IE8 with SP3 manditory.
vista IE9 max.
IE11 is the only safe MS browser now, and will be banned later.
only Edge is safe, in the MS world of browsers now and the futures. IE 11 is frozen now, (end of life it is)

get firefox.

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It sounds like IRQ or IRQL on your Blue screen of ***** (BSOD). You can open the event viewer and try and track down the issue but it is usually a driver that is causing a fault or crossing over an interrupt.
I would suggest you get online with Microsoft and chat with them. First verify what system you are running (latest currently is version 1709) and they can help you resolve the issue with an update but don't let them wipe your system or suggest a clean install because you'll lose all your applications and they do not care if you can't find your Windows 2003 orrice disk with serial number. Try uninstalling specific drivers, especially your video drivers and reinstalling them from scratch.

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no PC state, make HP model, LT or Desktop.
no OS stated windows, what XP>? XP loves to hate CDs
it is INFAMOUS for that... and worse if upgraded the drive.
id bet this,
1: running sticking XP, and XP is a dead product at MS. and HP.
2: someone installed MS disks to it and lost the HP driver.
The HP drivers must be installed, for the cam to work
one USB driver and the correct camera driver to match you unstated OD.
The DVD drive needs this.
XP SP3, service pack 3 adds more drives.
then needs the (if XP ) patch to the registry called filter hack for XP DVD)

why even post lacking full model of HP and OS it runs
click start, click control panel click system.
bingo the OS name and version is there, if 64bit that too matters big time.

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Replace the processor betray.

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we are fixya not HP, so.... why ask here? and not HP real>?
OLD DESKTOP?: a000 is not the real model , only part.'
is this PC ,13 years old. ?
not even the word desktop stated once, wow.
my wild guess is it is a DT, due to super easy motherboard viewings. if not , say so please..

no full service tag stated, it has model and full p/n on it.
See my photo at end. (long post) lacking that.
HP made VAST pc with A000 , as part of much larger P/n
tag line 1 ,3 and 5 tells the helper what is REALLY there.
it even tells us if the parts are for USA. are you?

NO OS STATED in your post.
a000 is a very old PC and has the CAP disease, the china clone caps classical failure.. (well known) 1999 to 2003
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
so many questions, who fix it, why not just buy another newer PC, that has w7 on it already, the one that is not a virus magnet like XP. (or VISTA junk) W7/8/10 years.

you will not replace the caps easy, (takes special tools) {I can}
there are no new motherboards, HP does not sell things this old.
that leaves used, or (omg NOS) motherboards with the same useless China noname caps in it, why go there? avoid this and run from the box. (I would)

the unstated OS , is problematic here, XP will not let you change the mobo, and MS stopped taking calls in XP and VISTA>
so cant force activation that way, why go down this path.?
what I'd do is buy a usde PC with W7 coa sticker on this side
or newer' (COA is the OS license from MS)

for $100 or near, i can find a PC desktop. that is
vastly better that yours.
but if compelled to run bad motherboards same year.
then if I had your service tag , i could in fact point to them sold used, and be a match , exactly, the HP parts surfer lets me do that.(ask)_

first tell what OS is there? of the 14 used.
then post full service tag for 10x batter answers.
in 2006 HP added the new F11 key. started the year 2006
so if PC is that or newer the F11 recovery key works and you dont need any
HP (unstated) OS(unstated) install media (CDs)
see? how that service tag is magical?

what I'd do is get a newer PC. I bet yours is 2003 or older, i do.
here is the best solution for an upgrade.
id never buy any MOBO with those caps onboard. EVER.
here are some great whys to get a better machine
and not go broke.

http://www.pcdied.com/cheaper.html

LEGACY PAIN: my wild guess , is yours is here.?
off the HP legacy page? if use scrap it.
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what is your 1,3,5? only this matters, first. and unstated
next is OS, what OS is running any PC from HP runs 6 or more OS
sold new, even linux ,freedos and P/S2 ! and w95 up
tag_service1-1iohaobt0khnrlk3utl25c3h-4-0.jpg tell more and get x10 better responses !
Like do you need mobility?
do you need W10 or 64bit support. (be wise)
do you want the PC to last 10 more years? or 1 week.
what APPS do you run if any, or only use IE6 the virus magnet.
do you use the internet (LOL)
do you need the MS CLOUD.
the list is endless but this is basic.
did you ask friends if they have a used PC they don't want
or would sell for $10?

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1-Start 2-Run 3-enter Services.msc
4-Scroll down to Windows Audio
5-Double click and change the startup type to Automatic.

On I.E

1-Start 2-Control Panel 3-Internet Options 4-Click the "Advanced Tab 5-Scroll Down to Multimedia -Insert a check mark in play sounds on websites 6-Go to Tools -Manage -Add ons -make sure everything is enabled 7-Then close Internet Explorer and Reopen Internet Explorer

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It is an Hp. If it has AMD graphics, I would suspect and AMD chip and fit a new one.

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no PC stated

w8 is new
its not w8 fault, id do that with W10 too.
what his is , is the silly new boot logic HP now uses.
I hate it, for just the reason.
it should say and halt, OS fails to boot,
do a repair install.
here :
1`: if all your fails are backed up are they.
2: hit F11 recovery and do a fix startup files first.
3 :if that fails a full reload.

do startup repair , if no joy
do system restore, this is total w8 restore. from the HP partitions.
if F11 is dead that usually means the HDD is bad.
or was slammed, (you upgraded the OS with out HP help)?

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