Hard drive failure HP Pavilion dv6 - 6173cl
That means more average error?
SMART disk error
Hard drive 1 (301)
System diagnosis-> Test drive:
Failure ID: PGEXNW-5RR7NW-MFH14K - 60A 003
Product ID: QE029UA #ABA
Hard drive 1
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I have a HP Pavilion dv6-7014nr and would like to change my standard hard drive for an SSD Sata(+-700Gb).
My questions are:
-My laptop does support SATA III?
-Physics of SSD what size should I get? 2.5 inch?
Is there a maximum capacity of SSD supported by the laptop?
(I'm not referring to the WSSD)
-I thought I'd get something around 350 GB, advice? (Mark?)
Thanks for any help
Takes care of 6.35 cm (2.5 in) discs hard in12.7 mm (. 50-in), 9.5 mm (. 37-in) and thicknesses of 7.0 mm (. 28 - in) (all hard drives use the same bracket)
Protection accelerometer support
Supports the following drives:
● 1 TB 5400 RPM, 12.7 mm
● 750 GB, 7200 RPM and 5400 RPM, 9, 5 mm
● 640 GB, 5400 RPM, 9, 5 mm
● 500 GB, 7200 RPM and 5400 RPM, 9, 5 mm
● 320 GB, 7200 RPM and 5400 RPM, 9.5 mm and 7.0 mm
Supports the 160 GB drive
The list above is indicative of the readers installed at the factory and is not exhaustive. If the computer supports SATA2 or SATA3, most SATA3 SSDs will be compatible. The computer should support the SSD up to 1 TB or more.
If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
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I have the HP Pavilion dv6-2130ej with windows 7 Home Prem OA system.
1. I would like to improve my RAM from 4 GB to 8 GB memory.
2. I would like to add another hard drive instead of CD space.
Can you tell me please, what I need to change the card of 4 GB to 8 GB card or is there another place to add a 4 GB card more?
In any case, I would like to get a memory card description that corresponds to my computer so I do not buy the wrong memory card. Characteristics of the witch, I do?
Is it possible to add another hard drive to the computer instead of the Conference on disarmament and please tell me what parts do I need to buy and what is the maximum. Storage hard drive which may include my computer? There now 4RAM internal memory and 500 GB hard drive.
I would like to make my PC as strong as possible because I use it for work with heavy programs editing and I need a lot of internal memory.
Thank you for your help,
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I think you can install the drive and use your recovery disk to reinstall Windows.
You can change the hard drive of your computer with a WD one Pavilion, just keep in mind that you need a 2.5 inch drive. In addition, if your Pavilion model is dv6500 or more, it has a SATA-II interface, but you can always take a drive SATA-III and it will not work (although will run at the lower speed of SATA-II).
Here, you want to take a look at all our 2.5-inch drives:
Hope this helps and let me know if you have any additional questions.
See you soon!
I have a HP Pavilion dv6-6190se my question is, is it possible to change my standard hard drive to a Samsung (1 TB) Sata
EVO 840 SSD 2.5 inch SATA 1 to or 500 GB?
I see no problem with that. Please check and get the latest version of the BIOS before upgrade
I have a HP Pavilion dv6-3150ee. my original hard drive was broken. I bought a western digital 500 GB 5400 Sata 2.
I installed the hard drive and made the recovery. Everything went well past and ok. When completed recovery operation, the system has restarted to continue the installation of hard drives but I got this message: no boot device insert boot disk and press any key.
so I went to the bios and tested the memory and the hard drive and all was ok. I tried to get into my bios, advanced options, but it isn't everything. My bios version is F.12.
I don't know what the problem is, and I will be thanksful for any help.
N.B: I have my recovery discs and my windows repair disc.
The new hard drive sometimes requires to prepare first with utility cd from Cyberlink. Download and save the file. Once the download is complete, place a blank cd in your drive and click on the file to create a boot cd. Start with this cd and wait until you get a green check mark indicates the hard disk is ready. Remove the cd, insert the first disc of recovery and restart the laptop.
My laptop was getting slower and slower, so I did a restore default via the recovery partition, and when it restarts to start reformat and reinstall back to factory condition, I got a message on the screen telling me to run the hard drive test. Did it and got error 303 and 305 messages. Restore to preset works however, after doing research in the error codes I go account, I'm for a new hard drive.
My laptop is a HP Pavilion dvd6-3203TU with WIndows 7 Home Premium installed. It currently has a disk 320 GB TOSHIBA MK3265GSXX HDD in it.
After reading the forums, I am pleased to see that my recovery disks will be reinstalling everything on a new hard drive and partition a C: drive and also the recovery partition. The main issue I have is my new drive hard must it be 320 GB in size as the original or to buy something like a disk 500 GB + for the laptop. If I have to replace the hard drive that I can as will increase size while, if possible i.e..
It must also be a Toshiba or I can buy another brand?
Eager to help regarding this I thank you in advance as
Your laptop is listed as coming with a 320 GB hard drive, but you can install just as easily a 500 GB or 750 GB HARD drive if you want more space - readers at the following links are examples that would be perfect for your laptop - you are in no way limited to a particular manufacturer.
The procedure to replace the hard drive begins on Page 65 of your & Maintenance Guide.
DP - K
Hi I was wondering is it possible to convert the optical drive for a 2nd hard drive? As I used to get a SSD as my main hard drive and never use the Blu ray burner. See you soon
Please, try the next option:
I had to replace my drive hard C after only 14 months, my problem is now that I need a startup disk to start the new drive hard C, without that it is impossible to recover my system, I have a full backup of my files before replacing the C disk hard can you please help.
You can order the link below recovery disks
Hello people of the community.
Recently, I get a message indicating an imminent hard drive failure during startup. I just wanted to know how I can solve the problem and how to buy a hard drive and the same difficulty. The issue seems to affect the cranking up the speed of the laptop. I would be grateful if you can give an approximate value of your new hard drive and the different options available (eg.1TB, 750GB etc.) for PAVILION g6-1118TX model number. Also suggest would be interesting to buy a new hard drive and move or search for improving the system of newer models.
Waiting for your reply at the earliest.
I'm sorry to say this, but such errors are indicating that the drive is about to fail, then the best option in this case will be to replace it with another unit. If the product is still under warranty, you can contact support, but in case you have no guarantee and you would like a guide to replacing the hard drive you can you take a look at the manual page, user 46:
Compatible spare disks are also.
I hope this helps and good luck!
Drive HARD internal of my HP Pavilion Slimline S5 failed and died recently (bought in 2011). My HP warranty is long gone.
The splash screen has shown this message:
1720-SMART hard detects an imminent failure
Due to lack of player: SATA0
Failed attributes: # 05
I have several questions about this:
- Is it only caused by HARD drive failure? I want to replace it myself, but I don't really know if there are other parts to replace. Or it will be better to bring it to the computer shop to do carefully check?
- I can replace it with Seagate Barracuda 3.5 "(7200 RPM, 1 TB, SATA 3 or 6)? I think that the current HARD drive is Hitachi.
- I still need to transfer Windows OEM once the HARD drive is replaced?
Thanks in advance.
According to the packing of the Seagate, it might come with the software. But if it is OEM drive then found the software by clicking HERE. In general, I use a USB adapter for hard drive to clone if the PC will not support an additional drive. Given that a number of incomplete model for the PC, it is difficult to find accurate info, but the Pavilion Slimline S5 I checked all have a motherboard with additional SATA ports. Just have a spare SATA cable and power on the power port and try the cloning software. Make sure that the drive is not touch a conductive element. Usually, I place the additional reader on a cardboard box.
Install the new drive as a replacement for the existing drive and connect everything as it is now. Then connect the old drive in the manner discussed. Boot from the CD created with cloning tools. If the old drive is cloned stll, then when the software is finished, remove the old drive connections to see if the drive can start the computer. If this is not successful, try to run the recovery screen (F11) BIOS boot manager. If that does not work, use the Recovery DVD set brand when the computer was new. If you did this, or lost them, then see THATto order a series.
My hardly used HP Pavilion Touchsmart is extremely slow and even a simple operation like 'save' used to take hours. I did a check of HDD on login and this resulted in the following result:
HDD SMART Check: past
Hard drive short DST: FAILURE
FAILURE ID: PQDVW2-6PL7RA-MFPWXG-6OU603
Product ID: D8Q11EA #ABU
Earlier on, I had a startup problems, so I gave her the laptop for curries that have indicated that they add a new hard drive.
So not sure that the problem has been resolved, but I have a hard drive failure.
How do I rectify this? All solutions?
Each time the short hard drive DST test fails with 24 alphanumeric characters "PQDVW2-6PL7RA-MFPWXG-6OU603" which indicates that the hard drive has failed and which needs to be replaced to solve the problem
This problem could be due to an Application or a driver conflict, virus issues, corruptions of files due to incompatible applications, incorrect judgments, update failures due to conflicts, mounted sudden power so portable, sudden falls etc...
HP will offer a replacement HDD if the laptop warranty is Active, otherwise you can buy a SATA hard drive in a nearby retail store
Please make sure that you get at least equal as long as the original one in order to use recovery disks. If you need you can buy a bigger, but not smaller hard drive capacity. For example, if you have a 500 GB hard drive you can improve it to 750 GB hard drive, but not 320 GB hard drive
Please try the troubleshooting below indicated once the steps:
Step 01. Remove the battery and unplug the power adapter AC.
Step 02. Press and hold the power button for more than 30 seconds
Step 03. Plug the AC power adapter / (leave the battery for now)
Step 04. Press the power button and check if the unit is operating normally
If the steps listed above is not enough, then you can try reinstalling the hard disk on your laptop
If the problem persists again please Contact HP if your HP laptop is under warranty, HP could replace the hard drive and provide recovery media to restore the operating system to factory after the replacement (if you have not yet created recovery disks/USB support)
Note: Back up all personal data on an external drive if possible. Otherwise, you can connect the HDD defective via SATA USB adapter with another PC or a PC even after replacing the HARD drive & put in place of the operating system and try to copy / retrieve files. You can also check out the link below for additional help
Please click on the link in order to identify, prevent, diagnose & recover against any failure to drive on HP Portable Hard Drives & Solid State Drives:
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I have the black screen at startup saying hard disk failure is imminent. Controls of the f2 said
Drive hard SMART test failed
ID GLQ3J0-65V838-MFPX0J-60C403 failure
Product ID B1P45EA #AEU
What it means? I also get messages on Windows 7 hard disk failure is imminent. What is in fact a hard drive failure?
The problems started after system restore to a point previous (5 days ago) after downloading some updates of the site Web HP that have been identified as relevant, but caused freezes, which is why the restoration to the previous point. Still trying to get an idea of the problem areas. Most things work very well, but Windows Media Player does not properly is the most obvious fault so far. More I bought a new external hard drive to perform the emergency backup, but it is not recognized when I plug. It is however grateful already used very happy memory sticks.
I'm likely to have a real failure, or is a false reading because things did not settle down properly after the system restore?
I am not technically very advanced - perhaps at the limit of my understanding so simple popular suggestions/instructions.
Thanks for all those who have followed this demand. Problem solved - I took it to a local repair shop in the end. While I could probably physically replace the drive myself quite easily, I wanted the confidence of an expert to provide the correct replacement and manages the much larger task to transfer everything at the latest so that I can resume normal with all that where it should be.
Hello everyone, I had a HARD drive problem lately, but before moving on to describe my problem, here are the specifications of my laptop:
HP Pavilion dv6 - 3264-ca
AMD Dual-Core 2.2 Ghz processor
6 GB OF RAM
128 MB ATI graphics card
750 GB Toshiba HDD
Windows 7 64 bit
Recently, I had a HARD drive failure very unhappy. The recovery partition is not even load. I tried to boot my laptop with Linux with the HARD drive always attached, and it would not read. I pulled the HARD drive and placed in a box drive HARD and he would not yet be supported on Windows XP or Vista or 7. However, it would read in Windows Device Manager as well as in the BIOS.
I need to extract some data priority there so I managed to recover all my data safe with a data recovery service, but now the drive is rendered useless. I was told a low-level format might be able to help him to be usable again, and if that were to happen, would then disappear the recovery partition in the process.
In addition, I would like to install Windows 7 64 bit on the disk, but the box your laptop came with an installation CD, which is quite frustrating. Is he that sort of HP can let me download Windows 7 through any warranty service?
I have a one year warranty on my laptop.
In closing, I would like to know if I can get back Windows 7 on my HARD drive for free, or if I have to go to buy new Windows 7.
All the tips of your kind people?
Here are two options.
1. if you have (or can borrow) an installation disc Windows 7 at retail which is exactly the same version as your OEM installation - IE if your laptop comes with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit it is the version of exact details you need.
If you do not access to the retail drives, you can create an installation disk yourself - just download good picture disc from the link below and use an app like ImgBurn to burn the ISO correctly on a blank DVD.
Use the disk to perform the installation, enter the activation key is located on the underside of your laptop when asked and once installation is complete, use the 'method of phone", described in detail in the link below to activate the operating system - this method supported by Microsoft and is popular with people who want just a new installation of Windows 7 without additional software load normally delivered with OEM Windows installations.
Additional drivers, you may need can be found here.
2 you can order a set of replacement recovery disks using the link below - these costs about $30 if you live in the United States.
If you have a problem with this link, order them directly from HP.
If you live in the United States, contact HP here.
If you are in another part of the world, begin here.
DP - K
a few descryption
. device name - hp pavilion g61200 do you
. the problem in the hard disk it displays SMART drive failure error (301)
HP PAVILION DO YOU G61200 & O/S WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE
I want to know, what is the ERROR DISK HARD SMART 301
with in a few days I am facing this problem in my device
so, what can I do for this problem...
Please tell me
Do a hard reset first.
The SMART drive test produces a prediction on the risk of hard drive failure, not a real failure.
A warning to SMART disk error can appear for various reasons such as having been jarred abruptly computer or hard drive, be subject to the higher than usual temperature.
Perform HP hard drive - wide test of the system BIOS Diagnostics shortly after switching on, tapping F10/F2
If there are any Smart player or hard failure error you see, Hard Drive is a failure and the solution is to replace the drive.
It would also be very wise to make sure that you back up all your files etc as soon as possible.
I need help with my computer. It is a HP Pavilion p6510y desktop PC, running on Windows 7. I fear failure real hard drive, but I hope that I contracted a nasty virus and can somehow get rid of it and find my computer. It has been down for more than a year. Here is a picture of a blue screen, I get:
So a little history on the situation: I bought this for College, I thought back to the fall of ' 09, but the release date on the specifications said 10 may therefore in any event, the model is around 4 years. I was not and am still not a computer person. I now learn exponentially, but as a younger kid, I've been remiss. I've ever used antispyware, malware, or antivirus prevention, preventing the security provided with the computer, I doubt that I've never used any protection.
I also lost my manuals, disks, etc. Once again, carefree.
Around a year ago, my computer started to act weird. I turned it on one day to see all my pictures have disappeared! Turns out that they were only hidden, so that made me think that it was a virus or malicious software affecting the computer. Shortly after, I started to have messages from the computer saying that I had a hard drive failure. I bought an external hard drive, made a comeback to the top, then performed a system recovery. After that, my computer fails to start. I don't remember what I did (it's been a year or more now), but I managed to get it to start, go to identify and exploit, load and after a time interval (no specific time. Sometimes it lasts ten minutes, sometimes he can walk for an hour) the Tower gets very strong (maybe fan? I hope not the hard drive, but I don't even know if they make sounds?) and the blue screen on the photo above appears with the sound.
Possible other factors: I have a son who loves quite turn the computer off mid-treatment. Until my computer started failing, he managed to do this several times. He also likes the machine moving, then maybe that the hard drive is damaged if it was shaken during writing(terminology?).
What computer knowledge can I? Very few things. I've been looking to start. I learned that a hard disk is a metal disc on which data are recorded by a small arm. It makes me nervous that the machine has been handled carelessly and the disc (or discs?) are damaged.
I'm a continuous search, my next step is to download the manuals from hp for the computer to browse it for error codes and see if I can determine the issue, which is just something that I read is possible online.
If I can fix this thing myself, I want to. I am determined. I'm eager to learn. I am not aware of the systems and parts currently, but with basic descriptions that I can learn. I have not understand the complex jargon, so in the answers please use simplified terms and specific actions or provide detailed explanations so that I can grasp concepts more complex and intermediate.
Hi Tessla, welcome to the forum.
The results of your tests indicate that the hard disk has failed and that it would need to be replaced. Backup your data before it goes completely. Did you create recovery discs when you got the computer, otherwise you can order them from services the customer of HP:
If you feel adverturous and would like to change the player you see this site for help:
The specifications of your computer indicates he had 750 GB SATA 7200 RPM, the new hard drive should be no less than that.
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