HP Pavilion dv4-1120br: doubts about the BIOS update for my model with the operating system current instaled.
I have a HP Pavilion dv4-1120br, I know that this model of HP laptop is old, but I instaled the 64 bit of Windows 10 on my machine and saw that my BIOS is version F.30 and the last of them available on the site of HP F.66 has.
The problem is that this model is not suport for Windows 10 because, as I said, is too old. Can I download and run the update of the BIOS for Windows 7 64-bit available in the Web site, or I need to downgrade my OS to Windows 7, update the BIOS and then pass it back to Windows 10?
Thanks for the help!
Let me welcome you on the HP forums!
Your second proposal is correct - as the updates to the BIOS on the HP site are specific to the OS version and if you try to run one for Win7 in Win10, it will refuse to run.
I bought the version of 64SSD R500, and for some reason any that it struck me to check if there was a DVD player to this topic.
It was rather annoying.
I know it's easy to buy an external drve to copy software etc on the Portege, so this isn't so bad.
However, I'm considering a re - install, possibly to XP, but maybe just to reduce the amount of repulsive of bloatware I had on my computer when I turned on.
Now to the crux of the matter: if I use an external USB drive, I need USB drivers. If I delete the operating system, which will remove the drivers.
Finally, my question is: how in the name of hell is someone supposed to put a new installation in a R500?
Thank you for your patience.
I understand everything up to the point with the bloatware.
But what I Don t understand is: what do you want with a USB hard drive? I hope that you don t average a USB - HDD (it s a bit confusing). ;)
Usually, you can use all the drives without the need of some drivers because the machine offers you the ability to boot from a USB device after switching on of the machine and see the Toshiba logo...
You need only press F12 and select the option to boot from an external USB CD/DVD drive. That's all.
I lost my pre-installed operating system 'Windows 8 Pro' & now I have no way to recover it. My laptop is under warranty and I bought it in January 2014 to Saudi Arabia. What should I do to recover my operating system pre-installed? HP Saudi Arabia can provide me free recovery disk, if I managed to ship I have relatives there for the reception.
You have a choice of where to get a set of recovery disks. The cost is usually about $30,00 USD
It is unlikely that you will be able to get a recovery disk free of charge. A choice of methods to create recovery recovery disk series or usb media has been presented to you when you set up the laptop and unfortunately you chose to not use it.
First of all, I'm NOT tech savvy. I apologize in advance.
After several warnings error that my hard drive was in danger of failing, I was finally able to install a new HARD drive. Windows has had some difficulty in installing Windows 7 to new HARD drive, but I finally found a solution. So here's my current situation.
I have the main drive (old) (C:\) which has Windows 7 and all my data on it (it is a Seagate 1 TB HARD drive that came installed on my Dell Studio XPS 8100). I installed a new WD Black 1 TB HARD drive and was finally able to get Windows to download on it (it reads now like two distinct? score?) E:\ and F:\) see photo.
Now, my question is this...
I want to save all my data from my old HDD and put it on my new HARD drive. One that I have this, I would like to remove the old Windows 7 HDD and use it as "extra" space
Make a clone of the old HARD drive to the new since I have already installed the new Windows 7 HARD disk?
Please advise and please keep in mind that I might say things correctly and I can't understand though if the answers are on my level. I appreciate any help!
OK, so here is what I would do to try to avoid problems of compatibility or driver, as far as I can:
-Turn off your system completely and unplug from the power outlet wall
-Disconnect the old drive in your system (SATA and power cables)
-Place the new WD Black on the main port SATA (should be labeled SATA0)
-Turn on your system and put your OS drive you can do a completely new installation of the operating system.
S ' ensure that you have updated all the drivers and the operating system after the installation
-Turn off your system and plug your old drive
-Turn on the system in the BIOS and make sure the WD Black has the priority starting on the old HDD
-Boot into the operating system and copy all data from the start of your old disk partition that you want to keep for the WD Black
-Go to disk management and delete the old boot partitions and the old drive system
-The old HDD should be your secondary drive now and you can freely move files between the two disks
N ' have in mind that due to the new copy of the OS, you must reinstall all the games and programs in order to operate because of the new system registry
This should put you on the safe side and prevent any compatibility issue or driver which is possible during a clone or restore procedure. :)
I used a DVD Windows 7 Home Premium I bought from Amazon to install on 2 computers, THEN discovered the 2nd computer would not accept the product key. I don't want to reinstall the OS and I can't seem to find a place online legitimately sell just a product key, so if I buy another DVD on Amazon, the product key that comes with it will allow the existing installation to activate, or do I have to spend a day or more to reload the operating system, drivers, programs, settings etc, just to stinking activation?
This information is partially incorrect. OEM System Builder licenses come with a product key.
Yes, it does not require a clean install, but because you already have Windows 7 Home Premium installed to use your retail disk, all you have to do is to change the product key, no installation required.
After installing a new hard drive to replace a disc that fails, can you install windows 7 and the other necessary "tricks" to re-setup and driver discs Dell came with the computer? or you buy a new copy of windows 7?
I can find the most recent versions are:
Windows XP x 86 http://ftp.dell.com/utility/Dell_System-Software_A06_R288017.exe
Windows XP x 64 http://ftp.dell.com/utility/Dell_System-Software_A07_R288023.exe
Windows Vista x 86 http://ftp.dell.com/FOLDER31331M/1/DSS_UTIL_WIN_R282536.EXE
Windows Vista x 64 http://ftp.dell.com/FOLDER88660M/8/Dell_System-Software_A06_R282537.exe
I have two hard drives
one is installed with windows7
2nd is installed with windows server
is it possible with open this 2nd os hard drive in Windows 7 using vmware
While you have changed the subject, nevertheless, you posted the same content twice, why? You don't not supposed to do the same question even if the change of the object of several messages!
Anyway to answer your question, yes it is possible.
Can anyone provide information on versions of the OS. Here's what we're looking to add:
1 SQL server 2005 with service pack 2 or sql server 2008. What version of Windows it resides on? Windows 2003? 2008?
2 Vcenter. What version of windows? Windows 2003? 2008?
I looked through my books and no luck.
After I start my computer and my new HDD is on the computer crashes in the bios and Windows XP does not start
Toshiba USB 2.0 ALU 3.5 "
In the BIOS the USB LEGACY ACTIVE option
TNX for your reply
Sorry, but your ad is not very accurate, and I know what you mean exactly.
What cell phone do you have?
Are you trying to boot from the external HARD disc or what exactly are you trying?
After a new installation of Vista 64 Ultimate w/SP1, download and install SP2. Several updates auto installed without problem, but the languages other than English are not being offered as if they were on the previous installation. I have deparately need to install one of them.
How can I get the update to bring me languages? MUI, I think they are.
Microsoft said that SP2 with full language support will not be available until later.
I suspect that this is your problem.
«Microsoft will release five languages (English, German, Spanish, French and Japanese in the first version) and a set of additional languages 31 in a second wave sometime after the first version.»
Thank you Mick: This information has been useful and I'm glad I read through it to better understand how to work the partiions. Having said that, however, I need not expand c:\ and/or remove d:\. I just need to remove a version of Vista installed drive d:\ I placed on it in error. At the time, I didn't know I don't follow the prompts closely enough and managed to put a second copy of Vista OS 32-bit Home Basic edition on the wrong drive.
Since then, I have installed correctly copy 'clean' Vista on c:\ and things are now going smoothly.
Now, I just need to understand how to properly uninstall Vista from the wrong drive d:\.
Can anyone help with this? Thank you very much.
Another user, Michael Murphy, responded to a thread, that you subscribed to the Forum reussiemais and upgrade.
The thread title I put somehow installed a 'clean' copy of Vista on D:\--Comment can I remove it from D:\
Started by: Andrew Yazolino
Try the above.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
The Microsoft Developer Network site
You have an another thread going on this subject in the other Forum.
Stay with your original Thread in the Vista repair Forum...
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Original title: System Restore
How to restore my system when I bought it? No disk when I got it.
I can not open a new document in works 9 says file is missing? System Restore has new date
I want to go further? is there a way? Windows Vista home Premium SP2
System Restore puts your computer's settings to a date earlied.
You mean that recovery of the system.
There are several methods to reinstall Vista.
There is no Windows Vista downloads available from Microsoft.
You can contact your computer manufacturer and ask them to send you a set of recovery disks.
They should do this for a small fee.
To reinstall Vista using their recovery disk/s, you start from the 1st recovery disk they provide and follow the manufacturer's instructions to reinstall:
You need to change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order:
How to change the Boot order in BIOS:
"How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals.
And if you have never received a recovery disk when you bought your computer, there should be a recovery Partition on the hard drive to reinstall Vista on how you purchased your computer.
The recovery process can be started by pressing a particular combination of the key or keys at startup. (Power on / start)
Maybe it's F10, F11, Alt + F10, etc., depending on the manufacturer.
Ask them to the proper key sequence.
And if you do not score a manufacturer of recovery on your hard drive, you should be able to make your own recovery from her disks to reinstall the operating system.
Go to programs > name of the manufacturer of your computer > then their system or recovery tools software topics for them, depending on how it is formulated.
If you can't find any reference to it, contact the manufacturer for advice on how to make these recovery disks.
Some manufacturers have more available Vista recovery disks.
If this happens, you may need to try this instead:
You can also borrow and use a Microsoft Vista DVD, which contains the files for the different editions of Vista (Home Basic, Home Premium, Business and Ultimate) must be installed. The product key on your computer / Laptop box determines what Edition is installed.
Other manufacturers recovery DVDs are should not be used for this purpose.
And you need to know the version of 'bit' for Vista, as 32-bit and 64-bit editions come on different DVDs
Here's how to do a clean install of Vista using a DVD of Vista from Microsoft:
"How to do a clean install and configure with a full Version of Vista '
And once the operating system is installed, go to your computer manufacturer's website and get the latest drivers for your particular model or laptop computer.
And phone Activation may be necessary when you use the above installation method.
"How to activate Vista normally and by Activation of the phone '
See you soon.
Original title: my stupid mistake: deleted operating system pre-loaded PC that has no restore disk. How can I the system works again with the original software? Please notify.
I am the original owner of an e-machine model (office) preloaded 32 bit ET1161-07, labeled with Windows Vista Home Premium SP1. 4050th AMD Athlon tm X 2 processor. NVIDIA GEForce 6150SE integrated. I know almost nothing about the operating system, and while he was trying to destroy the virus, I deleted all the files from hard drive, even those inside what I understand now was a protected partition. Now I hear the disks with this computer not restore disks, I made a huge mistake delete these files. e-Machines Web site indicates that they no longer provide a restoration for this model drive, but they have the driver files on their website so I copied all the files on a flash drive. I have a copy of the diskette MS Office Home and Student 2007 that I bought at Best Buy, shortly after I bought this computer (also at Best Buy). I also have an e-machines CD accompanying desktop, but I realize now it is not bootable and has only a power supply and Acrobat Reader. I thought that the MS Office Home and Student 2007 would be bootable and include the operating system, but seems not to be the case. What should I do now? Help, please. Thank you!!
You can use a Microsoft Vista DVD for resettlement purposes (borrow one from a friend), which contains the files for the different editions of Vista must be installed. The product key on your computer case will determine which Edition is installed.
Builders recovery DVDs are should not be used for this purpose.
And you need to know the version of 'bit' for Vista, as well as 32-bit and 64-bit editions different DVD lights.
See you soon.
Qosmio G20: I want to change the operating system, but I can't do it.
Please help me and I will be grateful
Of course, you can change the operating system and install another I wonder what OS you prefer? :|
I think that you can not install the new OS because the HARD drive is not visible. Am I wrong?
Fact is that the G20 series supports RAID functionality. You must install the RAID driver before you continue the OS installation procedure
The RAID driver can be downloaded from the European pilot of Toshiba page and should be included in the operating system using an external USB FDD drive.
Hi, I want to know if the computer hp laptop pavilion 15-n020AX (preloaded with Ubuntu OS) can work under windows 8 or windows os 8.1?
If it runs way to install these os?
Please give your valuable reply because I m new on laptop
Yes, you can
Buy a disc of Windows 8/8.1 and install - key in the product activation key printed in the catalogue of disk when asked.
Alternatively, you can download & burn the image to ISO of Windows 8/8.1 details of the Microsoft Web site, follow this tutorial, purchase of Microsoft product key:
You will need compatible drivers for the operating system that you install.
Download, save all the drivers in a USB flash drive & each to install after the installation of the external flash drive.
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