HP/Compaq :: Dv2z Being Discontinued
While other HP models are getting sold with Windows 7, HP only has two dv2z models pre configured with Vista! I wanted one of these decked out with Win 7!
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HP/Compaq :: DV2Z Or DV3T
Im looking to get myself a smaller laptop to take around with me. I have at home a g50v right now and love it but it’s just too big to take with me everywhere. I like both of these laptops but can’t decide which one I like better. I see some were saying that they had a 30% coupon for the dv3t which would make it the same price or less as the dv2z.
HP/Compaq :: Upgrading Dv2 To Dv2z
The idea is to replace dv2's MV-40 CPU with newer AMD Athlon(TM) Neo X2 (L335) or AMD Turion(TM) Neo X2 (L625). Any thoughts on this?
The questions are:
1) do dv2 and dv2z have the same motherboards?
2) how complicated would it be to replace CPU in a dv2?
3) is it worth it?
HP/Compaq :: Dv2z Good Enough For Photoshop
I am seriously considering buying DV2 with following configuration:
MD Athlon™ Neo Processor for Ultrathin Notebooks MV-404096MB DDR2 System Memory (1 Dimm)320GB (5400RPM) Hard Drive (SATA), SuperMulti 8x DVD+-R/RW DriveGenuine Windows Vista® Home Premium 64-bit with Service Pack 112.1" Diagonal WXGA High-Definition (8) HP LED BrightView Widescreen Display (1280 x 800), ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3410 Graphics
90% of my PC use would be internet browsing, photoshop elements editing and rarely watching some normal dvd movies.
Will this configuration be good enough for this, or I *must* consider dual core.
HP/Compaq :: HP DV2z Review, My Personal POV
This is what I ordered and arrived:
HP Pavilion dv2z Entertainment PC
•• Espresso Black
•• Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1 (64-bit)
•• AMD Turion(TM) Neo X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor for Ultrathin Notebooks L625 (1.6 GHz,1MB L2 Cache)
•• 75% OFF!! 4GB DDR2 System Memory (1 Dimm) from 2GB DDR2 System Memory (1 Dimm)
•• FREE Upgrade to 320GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
•• FREE Upgrade to 512MB ATI Radeon(TM) HD Premium Graphics 3410 - For L625 Processor and Vista Premium
•• 12.1" diagonal WXGA High-Definition HP LED BrightView Widescreen Display (1280 x 800)
•• Webcam Only.............
HP/Compaq :: Reviews On HP-dv5-1010tx (Discontinued)
I m buying a HP DV5 1010tx notebook which is discontinued.
The specs are:
Product Name dv5-1010tx
Product Number FN363PA
Microprocessor 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P9400
with Intel Centrino processor technology
Microprocessor Cache 6 MB Level 2 cache
Memory 4096 MB (2 x 2048 MB)
Memory Max Up to 8 GB
Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Video Memory 512 MB dedicated
Hard Drive 320 GB (5400 rpm)
Multimedia Drive Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD±R/RW DL
Display 15.4" WXGA High-Definition HP BrightView
Widescreen Display (1280 x 800)........
HP/Compaq :: Compaq Presario- Wireless Failed
I have got Notebook Compaq Presario.. I cant connect to the internet using the wireless connection.. the reason is that i accidentally did some operations, and cannot switch on the light on the front panel of the notebook.. it does not work, i mean the light of the wireless connection button does not light.... I turned off something...
HP/Compaq :: How To OC This CPU
Does anyone have a good way to OC this laptop other than using ClockGen? I am basically wondering if there is a BIOS option. I know there are some OC guides out there, but this laptop is almost 3 years old, and as far as I can tell does not have an option in the BIOS. Also, my proc is the T2600, not the one is this review, but other than that exactly the same. I am looking to play around with this because it is old and I dont care too much if I fry it since my new hotness is on the way.
HP/Compaq :: HDX 16t
1. How do I make it so the volume 'screen' (the little pop-up) doesn't show up when I chance the volume?
2. Is there a way to completely remove and disable the fingerprint reader?
I'm using Vista Home Premium 64 bit.
HP/Compaq :: HP G60-418 Mxm
By the looks of the bottom of my laptop it seems it might be mxm compatible as there are lots of removable pieces... including one that looks alot like an mxm slot. I know that this laptop can be configured to come with the 9200m. This is a fairly brand new model but could someone tell me whether this thin is mxm compatible?
HP/Compaq :: Looking For New OS
Ive just about had it with Vista on my laptop and want to try a new OS before I junk this thing. Is anyone running Win7 or Ubuntu on a HP DV5z AMD 64 bit laptop? The machine is about a year old and I have 4gb of RAM and the thing is a dog. Ive used Ubuntu in the past on Dell laptops and its a pain to get everything running wireless drivers, flash, etc. Win7 being a RC may or may not have everything up to speed on for my machine.
So, if you have Win7 or Ubuntu on a HP DV5z please give me a shout, good or bad.
HP/Compaq :: How To Know My DV5 HDD RPM
I have a DV5-1155ee, here are teh sp3cs:
HP Pavilion DV5-1155Intel Mobile Core2 Duo T9400 2.53 GHz. (Montevina 6 MB L2 Cache)4 GB DDR2 RAM15.4” WXGA ScreennVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT 512 MB320 GB HDDIntegrated Webcam, Wireless, Bluetooth, BlurayWindows Vista Home Premium 32 Bit
product number: FT115EA#ABV
serial number: CNF8374VSL
what would my HDD RPM rotation speed be?
HP/Compaq :: HP DV7 Vs HDX 16
Can't really see much difference in these models....looking at Best Buy
Other than 17 vs 16 inch screen are their any benefits to build quality from 1 to the other?
I will be travelling so I would prefer the lesser HDX 16 incher but build quality is a concern
I travel by plane, train, bus every weekend so it needs to be able to handle a little beating
HP/Compaq :: Hp Dv2
I'm am deciding whether to buy this laptop for school use. It has a great size, stylish, and decent specs for a laptop that is so lightweight. The only turn off is that it was made for entertainment, but should this laptop do well for word processing, spreadsheets, and web surfing?
Would the 9 cell battery last for more than 5-6 hours? My budget is also under 700$ but it can stretch a little.
HP/Compaq :: DV2 Or DV3
I'm heading off to school, and these stylish, affordable notebooks have caught my eyes. The only problem is that I only get 2-3 hours of battery life on these notebooks although I can buy an extra battery. What I"m mainly doing is word processing, spreadsheets, iTunes, and web browsing but not all at the same time.
Here are my main questions and concerns:
Do these notebooks have good build quality?Is there any other way to charge the battery without having it in the notebook?Do they get hot?
I may have more questions to ask later.
I am buying this notebook in Canada.
Seeing that the battery tests I've seen on some reviews, they are surfing the internet with Wi-Fi on. I will not be, I'll usually be word processing. Should it last maybe 3 hours?
How long does the 9 cell last on the DV3?
HP/Compaq :: DV7
I own a DV7-1038CA, I actually decided to buy it after reading what people said about the DV7s on this forum. Unfortunately I have a problem .
I had opened up my DV7 to clean out the fan ( ****load of dust in there) and took the whole laptop apart. I put it back together and it worked perfectly fine for about 10 hours. The laptop worked great until I dropped it down on my table at a height of about 1 1/2 inches, not a significant height but the screen immediately turned white and the laptop shut off completely. It would not turn on at all, the power light would blink for less than a second and turn off and then I'd have to wait 30 seconds before I could get it to blink again.
I then took the laptop apart again and this time I checked if everything was plugged in properly. I decided to leave the unnecessary covers off so I could turn it on without having to screw it all back on, it turned for about 3 seconds....before I noticed the display cable to my screen was on the heat sink and had caught fire. I immediately turned it off but the damage had already been done, the fire had burnt through the wiring on the inside of the cable rendering my screen useless ( whenever it was plugged the charging light on the side of the laptop would turn off). At this point the laptop was turning on but would turn off after about 5 seconds (probably due to the fact that there was no screen) During this little fiasco I had ripped off the ZIF cable that connects the power button board to the Motherboard. So now I had no way to turn my laptop on, I ordered a new screen and a new power button board.......
HP/Compaq :: HP DV6
Looked at the HP DV6 today at circuit while browsing liquidation sales. Looks like a nice laptop. 16inch screen is nice, looks like less vertical screen but web pages look nice. Just a DV5 with a bigger screen?
HP/Compaq :: Wth Hp
i sent my laptop (Dv6000) in for repair.
I get it back with a messed up ram stick, a chipped battery and a size bezel that is not installed correctly and has a broken plastic snap...
I'm calling them right now and going to demand replacements, but idk if they are even going to do any thing...
HP/Compaq :: HDX 16, HDX 18
Not in a race on which is better mind you, since these two are next-of-kin. But I mean which parts will fit both? I've been looking for some upgrade parts to the HDX 18, but all I seem to find are parts rated for the HDX 16. So, save the obvious screen size difference, just how comparable are these two in parts?
The keyboards look identical; and the extended battery I found lists a match for the HDX 16 but not the HDX 18. Would there be a size difference?
HP/Compaq :: Xp On Hdx 16
i am starting this new thread for u people to post the xp drivers for hx 16...i have asked many but no response..so plz post the dwnload links for it..i have found some in this thread of hdx 18.. XP on HDX18t
HP/Compaq :: HP HDX 18t Able To Run XP
I was looking at getting the HP HDX 18t for my self to replace my older laptop. The only problem is the college I go to requires that the laptops you use run windows XP because some of the software they use for web design and programming classes apparently only works on XP. I looked on the HP website and they do not offer a downgrade option to XP. I also looked on the HP HDX 18t support site and they do not have XP drivers listed (except the wireless card and finger print scanner drivers).
So I was wondering if the HP HDX 18t supports Windows XP has anyone who owns this laptop ever downgraded it to XP succesfull before?
I don't mind Installing XP from scatch or setting up a dual boot with Vista but I'm just worried about buying the laptop and not being able to Run Windows XP.
Link to the laptop I was looking at.
HP/Compaq :: HP RMA For My DV6
My DV6 (see in sig) has an AMD Turion Ultra in it and everybody knows that they run real warm, even when I use HP recommended "power setting".
Anyway, undervolting is an option, there is a few free apps that can help doing it. BUT!
My Laptop is only 6 months old, so it's under warranty.
I contacted HP and they seem willing to initiate an RMA.
My Lappy's CPU runs at around 90 degrees celsius after 5 minutes of gaming (COD5).
Running 3DMARKS06 has the same effect...89-92 celsius, USING a laptop cooler, and there is NO dust whatsoever on the fins/exhaust/intake vents...
I know I could open it, reapply thermal paste (I have some Arctic Cooling MX2 laying around)..
HP/Compaq :: Hp Hdx 16
For some reason my wifes laptop keeps loosing the wireless adapter. It's as if its not installed. It is not even in the device manager! I reinstalled the adapter drivers and then it was found and worked, but on next boot up it was lost again. I then uninstalled the HP wireless software and used the windows software. It worked for about a day and now the adapter is gone again.
HP/Compaq :: HDX 18t
i am currently in the market for a new laptop and i have been looking at the HP HDX18t. i need a laptop for entertainment, as well as college work. i have a few questions that i need answered since i haven't been keeping up on the latest video cards and such...
-how long will the battery last per charge?
-i haven't heard too many positive things about the 130m, so is it easy to "upgrade" this card at say, bestbuy? i wanna play FPS mostly, like COD5 on max settings.. maybe crysis, but from what i heard not many laptops can run that game on max settings.
-is 2,700 a good price for everything included in this package, or is there something "better" i could buy?.............
HP/Compaq :: 16:9 Vs 16:10
I realize a lot of people are not happy losing the vertical space with 16:9.
But wasen;t this the case when we originally moved to widescreen. E.g. with 14" laptops the high-res displays used to SXGA+ which when they became WXGA+ we lost some vertical resolution.
HP/Compaq :: DV2
I wants one, I'm wondering if the only model that came configured with the Turion Neo x2 is the dv2-1199us model? [url]
They aren't sold in Canada anymore except in 'The Source' (formerly Radio Shack now owned by Circuit City) stores and they only have the 1020ca models, which I am not interested in.
Was there any other models with the turion neo and 3410 graphics? Doesn't seem to be that great a selection even on e-bay for dv2's
HP is really pushing the DM3 here in the Calgary area, but they all are the low end models, with the L335 Athlon and base graphics, I'd go for one of these 13 inchers I suppose if I could find one of the turion neo/ATI 4330 models but no such luck in Canada with HP
What the heck HP? Why oh why can Canadians not buy from the US site? The Canadian hpshopping site is very, very very sadly lacking as is our retail selection of decnt models.
HP/Compaq :: HP DV5 LCD
I wanna purchase the HP DV5 however my local store here has the 1280x800 resolution model...i want 1920x1080...is there any third party LCD panel that i can buy and fit on my laptop..screencountry.com has a lot..which one can fit on the hp?
HP/Compaq :: DV6
plannin on buying a HP pavillion Dv6 1110AX...
the config is as follows-
AMD turion X2 RM 74 2.2ghz
4 GB RAM
ATI HD 4650- 1 GB dedicated graphics
15.6 inch screen and the other usuals........
Is it a good computer for general using and some gaming..
Has anyone reviewed it yet?
Does it produce a lot of heat?..(I had a horrid experience with my previous AMD TL60)
HP/Compaq :: Dv2410us
I am currently using a dv2410us laptop. i was wondering if i could use the parts in it (probably just ram and HD) to make a new one. I would like to have a gaming laptop, because the dv2410us cant really keep up with even counter strike. Are there barebone laptops (with a good gfx card) that would be able to use the parts of my old laptop?
HP/Compaq :: Do HPs Overheat A Lot
I'm seriously considering to buy an HP when Windows 7 comes out, but I also hear that some of these HPs can overheat pretty bad. Maybe if you get one like an HDX, but I might go for something a little lighter, I won't be gaming extensively or anything, mainly web browsing and typing up notes for college. Is HP a pretty reliable company?
HP/Compaq :: HP 256GB Ssd
who the OEM is for the 256GB drive that HP puts into its laptops?
The drive can be bought by itself from their spare parts store for a very good price so I am interested in seeing the the hardware is good.
If someone could supply the OEM and even a model number it would be greatly appreciated.
this is the one I am looking at:
HP/Compaq :: HP NC6220
So I've just purchased this laptop for a descent deal as a secondary/field laptop. Looking to do some minor upgrades on it to give it a little more speed; RAM, CPU and hard drive.
It comes with the Mobile Intel 915GM Express Chipset and I'm curious to know if this model laptop is capable of the famous pin mod. If so, looks like I will be purchasing a cheap 1.6Ghz CPU for a pinmod.
Also does anyone know the largest, Hitachi 7200RPM PATA hard drive? Was it 100GB?
HP/Compaq :: Overheating HP
I have sent my laptop off 3 times to HP to have it repaired and its just came back and is running at 197.6 degrees when playing 720p videos. It got hot enough to char a piece of paper that was sitting next to it on my desk, almost starting a fire if I wasn't there.
The kicker is this laptop was given to me by hp a year and a half ago as a replacement for another overheating laptop. I am now told they don't replace laptops. So I cant call up my credit card company and say I received a lemon, or go back to the store and say you sold me a lemon, as it was given to me by HP.
The case managers have been EXTREMELY rude. Essentially calling me stupid and that im not qualified to diagnose the computer, even though Im a computer technician by trade and have been building computers since I was 9 years old.
IS my only options small claims court? is there anyway to get ahold of anyone higher than their case managers? they claim there isnt. Is there a way to get ahold of the board or ceo?
HP/Compaq :: DV6604- With Win 7
My wife recently picked up Windows 7 (student discounted) for her older DV6604. We did a clean install of 7 and now the computer is having a lot of issues. The screen resolution won't go past 1024x768, the sound is different and terrible sounding, and when typing (say like this post for instance) it randomly skips to somewhere else in the paragraph as I'm typing (I'm not touching the pad).
I'm having trouble finding updated drivers on HP's site for Windows 7.
HP/Compaq :: HP DV5 Woes
I have purchased a HP fv5 1215 tx its C2d 2.2ghz (intel T6600)
has Nvidia 9600M GT graphic card,15.4 inch display
I felt that the 6 cell battery life is not as it sould be (a few fellows have laptops, without a dedicated graphic card, so i wasnt sure) so I have ran some tests (more than once to verify data ,the difference is +/- 1 minute) to verify the status of the battery ambient temperature around 35~40 celcius
All 'tests' were on windows vista SP1 , 50% brightness, no wifi,bluetooth,lan moden connection,no usbs attached on windows vista, when laptop is idle (to test, i just opened it up,changed the powersettigns so it doesnt close scree,run screen saver ,suspend or hibernate, and left it there, doing nothing and it ran for mere 2 hr 30 min..........
HP/Compaq :: Dv 6568SE
I have a Dv6568 for a little big over a year now. However, now I seem to be having a few problems with it. First the battery. After charging it too 100% the laptop only seems to last 20 minutes or so. The meter is is fine from around 100- 80 or so but after that it usually drops instantly to 6 and shuts off. I have tried calibrating it with the instructions from the hp site but no change. Another problem I'm having is with the heat. It seems to be really hot on the left palm rest area. It has the 8400M GS so I have a feeling it might be this. However HP didn't list the dv65XX models as ones with defective GPU's.