HP/Compaq :: Dv7 Media Button Failure

Feb 16, 2009

So yesterday after getting home i decided to use my laptop. Well i opened up the screen and noticed my wifi and sound buttons were orange but the sound was still on and so was the wifi. First things first i tried new drivers... No luck. After this i decided to open up the laptop and check the cable. Durring this i got the wifi button to work for about 5 seconds im not sure what i did but it still dosent work. I even tried another media bar cover from a working dv7 still no luck. So does anyone know where my problem might be or do i have to send this laptop into hp?

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HP/Compaq :: MBR Error + Media Test Failure

Nov 6, 2009

My HP dv1000 hasn't been working too well for several weeks. Recently, when I started it up, it showed the HP logo, then just said MBR error. I was following these instructions on how to fix it [url], but when I put a new XP CD in and pressed a key to boot from CD, it came up with this error message:

PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent.

Has my laptop reached the end of its life?

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Dell Inspiron 1525 :: PXE-E61 - Media Test Failure

Jan 18, 2013

I have Inspiron 1525 and when I start my laptop it show

PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable

PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE-ROM

No bootable device found.......

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Acer TravelMate P253 :: Media Test Failure - No Bootable Device

Oct 31, 2014

I just formated my acer travelmate p253 and when I set the boot order to boot from disk and restarted I got the error sayingPXE-E61: Media test failure, check cablePXE-M0F: Exiting Brodcom PXE ROMNo Bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any keyAnd I have tryed every thing ro get my laptop to work I removed the hdd and put it back set the bios to default inserted the win 7 disk and set the boot order, inserted a usb with win 8.1 in and set the boot order.Nothing...

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Dell :: SXPS 13 - Media Button Fix?

Aug 26, 2009

I just got my SXPS 13 in the mail today, and it seems that the touch sensative buttons do not work,

I've read on the forum and others of the issue and a manual reset fixes the issues, or upgrading the win7 eliminates the problem.

P.S. I bought the SXPS without the leather accent so if anyone wants to see some pics i can snap a couple

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Dell :: Media Button Test

Dec 10, 2008

how the media buttons stop working after a resume and how the eject button stays on.

i have been testing something and would like others to try this out. follow me here:
i notice the eject button light stays on when i close the lid and then pull the usb cable out (connected to a Dell 24" widescreen with usb port which connects: 2 mouse and 2 printers and a external drive).
*IF* i disconnect the usb first and wait for the full disconnect sound and THEN close lid, the eject button doesn't light up.

i'm thinking... and it could be completely wong here but the eject button might have something to do with shut down and boot up of usb devices and is going though some sort of a systems check? why? i dunno. it's been rather sporatic but i head to class 4x's a week and i shut down differently and i have experienced different results. testing a few things out.

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Dell :: Pressed The Media Direct Button & Now XP Won't Start

Jul 14, 2008

Basically I bought a Dell Inspirion 1525 with Vista, Downgraded to XP, had to change the Hard drive to IDA for the system to recognise XP. Been running fine then I pressed the MD button by mistake thinking it was the power button, it gets as far as 'Building you MD files' then says ''DMD cannot access your hard drive. This maybe because you have enabled Microsoft Bit Locker (Drive Encryption)'' etc etc. Now i'm hoping that means it hasn't wiped my HD cos i've read a load of people who've had problems with that button wiping everything out but i think it can't recognise my HD cos I switched it to IDA.

Anyways whenever I press the power button now it keeps loading MD and doing the same cycle and I can't load XP at all, tried loading it in safe mode and it crashes. PLEASE HELP ME!!! I can't get windows on at all and I really don't care about MD, infact when I can access windows again i'll be researching how to deactivate the MD button so this doesn't happen again unless someone can provide that info aswell

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Dell :: Vostro And Windows 7 That Media Direct Button Above The Keyboard...!

Jul 30, 2009

I have a Vostro 1700 with Vista installed. When I got it I didn't want the Dell Mediadirect softare on there so reinstalled with those partitions removed and just Vista on there.

I also tried installing Windows XP to see how that worked on it; XP installed fine and worked well, but I had the problem that if I touched the Media Direct button it could knacker up the whole XP installation. Obviously,

I couldn't resist trying, and low and behold, when I pressed the button my XP installation was corrupted! (my original thread on it was here - New Vostro 1700 laptop! Why are there four partitions, and can I get rid of them?!)

I've really not liked Vista, and do want to get Windows 7 on the Vostro, but what I want to make sure before I pay out for Windows 7 is that I'm not going to have the same problem with that damn Media Direct button .....

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Dell :: Studio 1535 Media Direct Button Going Off Randomly

Jan 22, 2009

I'm new here, so I apologize if I'm not doing this right or if this has been addressed.

I recieved a new Studio 1535 for Christmas. It was purchased on Thanksgiving Day so its past the 21 days. Everything was working great, but all of a sudden, randomly the eject button started lighting up and trying to eject a cd.

This did it for a little while, my sister has a MAC and says her's does the same thing. It was my first time with a slot loading cd drive..so I took her word for it.

Then it kept happening. Next, the volume button would light up..raise the volume up all the way on the screen and stay there. I would manually try to lower it, and it wouldn't let me

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Dell :: E1405 And XPS M140 Media Direct Button Lights

Jan 30, 2009

So I have a Dell XPS M140 and the blue lights for the Media Direct buttons are much brighter than those on my Inspiron E1405..

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Dell :: FINAL SOLUTION: Studio 15 Media Sensitive Button

Oct 20, 2009

Like you from the first day I had my hands on my Dell Studio 1535 I have the problem with sensitive buttons, eject the cd light stays lit,

the light stays lit lower volume and not permitted me to walk up or down the volume or when the team suspended him again and I fastened to light one of those lights, etc etc.

I changed the panel of sensitive buttons 2 times, thinking the problem was that but never fix the problem .....

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Sony :: VGN-FW290 Touch Pad And Multi-media Button Problems On Win 7.

May 17, 2010

I upgraded the OS to Windows 7 professional x64 several months ago, at that time sony had not provided the drivers yet,

but still Win7 recognized most of the devices and I've tried to install the drivers for other OS,

most the installations were incomplete but somehow some of the multi-media buttons worked except for the AV MODE button

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Dell XPS 15 :: Touchpad Left Button Only Work If Pressed 2 To 3 Times And Battery Failure Message

Mar 23, 2013

Using an XPS15. My left touchpad button has some problems. It seems to only work if it's pressed 2-3 times, or if you push it down hard...

Could this be related to any settings / firmware? - I think it's more likely that's it's probably failing and needs to be replaced?

I have a permanent battery failure message...

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Dell Inspiron 15r SE :: Checking Media / Media Fail Message On Boot Up

Mar 24, 2013

I have had the laptop for three months.Every time it boots up it I get the message: checking media/media fail.

It then goes to a blue screen with error code 0xc0000001. I ran diagnostics and got the message error code 2000-0145 validation 100079.

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HP/Compaq :: HP Media Services

Oct 1, 2009

i can't access the HP's online ho to dissembel video section no more. i had taken apart my DV9500CTO notebook to replace the thermal paste with AS5, and now i want to replace it again with IC7D thermal paste, and i can't seem to find the website that had all the step by step videos on how to dissember the whole laptop. i read through the forums and this link is what most of them are reffering to [url] but i'm not sure if this was the link or not... the link that i used last time was also from HP as well, but it never asked me for no log in or anything. i would click on the link and it just took me to place where i would go find my laptop and it would have small videos on it on how to dissember each part. can some one please show me the way? i know the user manuel kind of shows you how to do it, i've read it, and i beleve the videos are much better, as i can open my laptop up just like in the videos.

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HP/Compaq :: Windows 7 OEM Media

Dec 7, 2009

i got a new hp tx2 and when i turn it on it came loaded full of "crap" so i wanted to reload 7.. and they didnt send an OS cd... So i went ahead and created a recovery cd and when i reloaded still had all the crap installed.. so i called them up, and was told that HP can not provide me with an OEM CD.. they can only "sell" me a recovery cd which has all their software and drivers preloaded.... So the technical guy is right? i cant get Windows OEM media from them? how stupid is this? dell, toshiba, fujitso, sony send the cds but hp doesnt and they dont even give you an option to buy it.....

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HP/Compaq :: HP Media Software

Jun 14, 2009

When you first recieve your HP HDX or other HP laptops, they come loaded with all types of Media Software and it wouldnt make any sense to keep all the music/dvd players, photo veiwing programs, etc. So my question is, which ones did you decide on keeping and which ones did you decide were junk?

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HP/Compaq :: DV5-Z Hardware Failure

Dec 13, 2009

I have the following system:

HP DV5-Z CTO1000
AMD Turion ZM-80 2.1Ghz @65nm and .950 Voltage
3GB PC26400 RAM (Samsung 2GB, Elpida 1GB)
ATI Radeon HD 3200 w/ 256MB shared memory
Windows 7 Ultimate

In normal use (meaning browsing the web, listening to mp3 music, watching h.264 video, using MS Office, etc) there is absolutely nothing wrong with the machine. However, after a few minutes of light gaming, such as the Sims 3 or World of Warcraft on low settings, the entire system locks up and shows the following screen. The only thing that remains functional is the caps lock button, which lights on and off when pressed. No alt+tab, no ctrl+alt+dlt, nothing else.

At first I thought this was an overheating issue, as placing a desk fan near the heat vent made the problem delay. Instead of deathscreening a few minutes into playing the game, I could get a good hour or two of functionality. But even with the desk fan in a cold environment, the problem still occurs.

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HP/Compaq :: Dv2220us Hdd Failure

May 5, 2010

i have a dv2220us i purchased sometime in late 06 early 07 had a few issues over the years nothing major.

sunday 04/02/10 i pick my laptop up slide my finger across touchpad and nothing happens. quick launch buttons are lit, power light is on and wifi selector is orange while in on position. hmmm...i power it down then start it back up. it's much quieter than it has ever been and extremely cool. i pull hard drive cover and notice it's not spinning at all.

i remove hdd from chassis plug it in to coolmax cd-350 and my wife's dv4t hdd starts clicking, buzzing, beeping and grinding. i'm certain it's dead and i don't care if i'm able to salvage anything from it.

i purchased a wd6400bevt as a replacement, but i never made back up disks. i've installed the new drive all quick launch lights are on power light is on and wifi is orange. i know this hdd has no os or drivers, but i was hoping the monitor would wake up.

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HP/Compaq :: DV8000 Vid Failure

Aug 15, 2009

is it possible to buy a new video module for a HP DV8000 17" laptop? Mine took a dump on my, cant get into windows at all, and when its posting there's red lines all over. I can get into safe mode, but thats cause its just a normal VGA driver, but theres still lines all over the screen. Its been a great laptop, and I would hate to not be able to fix her.

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HP/Compaq :: Hp Media Services Library

Apr 1, 2009

what has happened to the hp media services library? All you get now hp partner learning no disassembly of notebooks.

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HP/Compaq :: Dv9000 Video Failure

Feb 28, 2009

I am going to buy again a system board due to video failure. Insteed a refurbished I wanna buy a new/used board. Is it possible to replace a 434659-001 G73M system board to a 447982-001 / 447983-001 G86 one? I have a dv9019ea and I observed that theese cards have same output connectors on them. I dont know about dimensions but they look similar.

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HP/Compaq :: HP HDX 18 Boot Failure Hdd Led Red Blink

Feb 13, 2010

I was using my laptop normally when suddently it began to freeze. No blue screen, no reboot, just freeze under Win7.

I did hard reboot to Win XP, same problem. And I re-tried to reboot under Ubuntu, same problem, freeze...

So, I tried a memtest because at this moment I was expected a ram problem, but nothing, 3 pass OK, no error.

BUT after that, next reboot, even no Bios...
Black screen, no bip, JUST the hdd led blinking in red.

So I tried to change the hdd (by a one I'm absolutly sure it works)
Same problem.
I tried to boot on a cd as well, it doesn't work.

What the meaning of red blinking on hdd led? (Normally this led is always white)

Someone knows the errors codes of the HP hdx 18t?

I'm supected a cpu or motherboard failure.

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HP/Compaq :: F700- Hardware Failure

Jan 18, 2010

I have a compaq presario f700 and I got it in november of 2007. Anyways today I was surfing the web when all the sudden in lost the internet connection. The little orange light next to the switch was on but the switch was turned on. it would not find any wireless networks so I reinstalled the wireless driver from the recovery program and it worked for like 10 minutes, then the orange light came back on and I lost internet connection. Anyways I have reinstalled windows twice now and I still cannot get the computer to find any wireless connections and the blue light will not come on, it stays orange. Is this a software problem or did my broadcomm wireless hardware thing take a crap?

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HP/Compaq :: Dv9500t Video Failure

Dec 15, 2009

I have a DV9500t with a nvidia 8600gs card in it. Last Friday my wife brought it to work and when she was leaving she just shut the laptop and stuck it in our notebook bag. When she got home we went out to eat and when we got back we took the laptop out and it was very very hot and smelled a little funny, apparently the damn thing didn't go to sleep when my wife closed the lid. Great HP workmanship there.... Well I let it cool off and turned it on... It started showing little red dots all over and when it tried to boot into windows there was multi colored lines up and down the screen. I could boot into safe mood and see everything, but the display was still a bit screwy show little red dots and artifacts everywhere...

So I've concluded that the video card overheated and I'm lucky it didn't start on fire, but at the same time the laptop is unusable. Is there anything inexpensive that I can do about this? The warranty expired a year and a half ago and I certainly can't afford a new laptop at this point. This is very frustrating since I thought the laptop would last at least another year.... Does anyone know if the video card can be replaced?

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HP/Compaq :: Hp Zd7377ea Screen Failure

Mar 9, 2009

My zd7377ea has started on start up to show virtical lines and stalls before xp starts then black screen after a while it crashes and restarts. when started in safe mode the screen is distorted but webpages are ok it has a NVIDIA geforce FXgo 5700 card

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HP/Compaq :: Dv5tDoes It Come With Media Reader By Default

Mar 2, 2009

Does the dv5t come with a media reader by default, or is that an add-on accessory?

On mine, on the left side, closest to the front of the computer, I see two slots (SD MS/PRO MMC XD is written above them) . One is covered by a piece of metal that looks like it may be able to be pulled out, but I haven't tried. The other is below that. It is just a hole that looks like a memory card can fit into, but I am not sure whether it is active or not.

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HP/Compaq :: Way To Boost Sound In Media Center

Jan 19, 2009

my HDX 16t via the digital TV tuner. Spectacular picture. But... I had the speakers on my notebook cranked up as high as possible, but still the football game wasn't loud enough and too hard to hear. The speakers are definitely capable of putting out more, as they do with other applications. There's something about Media Center--the volume is just not high enough. how to boost speakers in Media Center?

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HP/Compaq :: HP V6305nr Wireless Card Failure

Nov 24, 2009

way to test the wireless card in the laptop, seems to be dead. The laptop is almost 3 years old and is no longer under warranty.

This model of laptop (in general) had a lot of issues due to the faulty Geforce go 6150 GPU, and I guess that the excessive heat generated by it has taken it's toll.

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HP/Compaq :: DV5t- BIOS Update Failure

Oct 26, 2009

Hp update popped up on my DV5t-1000 and asked me if I want to update the bios version. I downloaded it, but while the installation an error occurred and it dumped all the memory to the hard drive. After a restart, it does not even show the hp logo only a black screen. All the led lights are on not blinking.

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