Memory to the HP Pavilion dv6 notebook PC category - 6163cl
I want to add more ram on my laptop dv6 - 6163cl of Pavilion. HP seet spec say about this notebook can handle up to 16 GB of memory. But when I went to crucial site it tells me that I can only add 8 gb. I was going to throw caution to the wind and just add an 8 GB stick (for a total of 12 GB) and see what happens. But I thought I'd ask instead.
Your machines use Intel processor so it supports 16 GB of RAM as indicated on the Service Manual (page #5):
The manual above shows you part #, card RAM and how replace/add RAM.
My dv6 became very slow. I am running Windows 10 and now it takes 15-20 minutes to wake him up from his sleep and connect. Ive done a lot of cleanup and optimization, but nothing got better on that. It get very hot very quickly and the fan always seems to be at the top. I'm looking to try to upgrade the memory and perhaps the (quad-core) processor at least if possible, to see if the performance is going to do better. I can hardly do anything on this issue now because it takes too long! I have a 1 TB of HDD installed there a few years and who works well, but everyday navigation, products microsoft office and editing photo/video light from time to time are almost impossible! What memory and processors are compatible with my device that I could look in the upgrade? Any help is greatly appreciated! I'm new to upgrades of memory and others so I had a bit of a problem of the research/understand exactly what I would like to search! I will post the form below!
Name of the OS Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Version 10.0.10586 build 10586
System manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System model HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
Type of system PC x 64
System SKU XG740UA #ABA
Processor Intel (r) Core i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40 GHz, 2 Lossnay, 2399 Mhz, 4 logical processors
Version of the BIOS/Date Hewlett - Packard F.29, 07/11/2011
SMBIOS Version 2.6
Embedded Controller Version 101.56
BIOS mode Legacy
Physical memory (RAM) installed 4.00 GB
Total physical memory GB 3.80
Available physical memory 716 MB
Total virtual memory 7.67 GB
Available virtual memory 1.26 GB
Page file space 3.86 GB
You have a model dv6-3155dx. Here are your specs:
Here is the Service Manual:
See p. 23. Your laptop has the CPU i3 - 370 M and UMA (Intel HD) video so, unfortunately, the processor is not extensible because it is soldered to the motherboard. Put video updated would also require the replacement of the motherboard. CPU upgrades are very difficult and rarely justify financially, in any case, but in your case is not possible at all unless you replace the motherboard, which is even more expensive and less be justified financially. The cost of high end motherboard and CPU and work, you might as well buy a new laptop.
But all is not lost. The best upgrade, you can do is to install an SSD. You can also switch to 8 GB of RAM. An upgrade will be useful, together, they would be a game-changer.
You would need 2 x 4 GB modules specified thus:
Memory module (DDR3 PC3 - 10600 1333 MHz) - 4096 MB 599092-001
This model is very, very picky about the memory and it must have 8 black blocks on the side, not 4. Also very intolerant of memory not specified in general. Remember that I bound will work. 'How to' on the manual p.60.
SSDS are a little harder to choose (as many options) and what I need to know is your budget. I recommend at least a concert 500 class SSD and which will cost $120-160. Since you have 10 Windows, it would be easy to download the Microsoft recovery media directly and simply reinstall, then find the drivers and applications and migrate the data. The installation will be ignited automatically the first time that the computer is connected to the internet. You can also clone the existing content of the new SSD hard drive, but I do not recommend with a facility that is malfunctioning.
We also probably discuss blowing dust and verification of thermal management in general. A laptop that suddenly becomes very slow, as you describe may have a hard drive problem, too. You need to run diagnostics on the hard drive and also just to check to see if it is full. Drops of performance as a rock if the hard disk reaches 90 percent and more capacity.
Let us know if you have any other questions.
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Hello. A few days ago I faced a bad experience with my laptop HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC. System crashed. At any time, I tried to turn it on, an error message appears and the system was blocked. The message was: FILE: \BOOT\BCD status 0xc000000f, asking for the disc of Windows 7 system running. But the system disk did not run at all. I checked the situation and found the hard drive with 6 partitions instead of 2. I found a named partition BOOT (X which was a replica of C:.) When I tried to restore the system with the recovery disc, something has obtained control of the recovery disc, so that C: might not be formatted; nor was X:. Also, I tried to cancel the file in X: but disc was protected and does not allow changes. If only I could get my uninstalled hard drive and all partitions have been cleaned. I got my hard drive cleaned perfectly, but my recovery disk can be installed correctly. So, the system has not yet restored. My question is: what should I do to get my laptop with the system restore? any ideas?
When you request support, please provide the number full name or product model of the HP computer in question. HP/Compaq made thousands of computer models. Without this information, it can be difficult, even impossible to help you solve your problem.
The information requested above are at the bottom of your computer or inside the battery compartment. , Please do not include your serial number. Please enter the product/model information in the HP Online Support page for consumers , and/or post it here for our review.
Based on the age on your computer, it could come from the factory with the scores 5 or more. It is common on newer computers that use UEFI and GPT partitions. "Windows 7 system disc", the computer asking wass is a Windows 7 repair disc or a Windows 7 installation disc. None of these discs come with your HP computer and must be downloaded or created in Windows.
Start by using your HP recovery disk set (should be DVD 3 or more). Insert the #1 disc and restart your computer to start the process. Insert the remaining disks as requested, until the recovery is complete.
If this does not work, and you can read the product key 25 character Microsoft Windows 7 on th COST Microsoft attached to your computer, see "How to install Windows 7 without the disc" for download Windows 7 SP1, create the Windows installation DVD and install Windows 7. If you prefer to install Windows 7 from a USB Flash drive, please download the Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool to create a Windows 7 SP1 USB Flash Drive. After the installation of Windows by using this method, you will have is more HP or software customizations. You'll also need to identify and download the drivers for hardware devices that Windows 7 does not already provide drivers for.
If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
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HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook (bought year 2009 I was working in Qingdao in China as corporate PC) has started making a noise when using, it started about a month there is early December.
I tried restarting several times but its abnormal continues and I am concerned about it a lot--feeling that it will be broken, sooner or later.
Sound is like coming out of the rotating hard disk not smoothly, but very difficult to... not too big but very irritating...
Can you help me what I do to fix this noise?
Thank you for visiting the Forums HP's Support and welcome. I read your thread on your HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook and the fan works not properly.
Try later in this document on an overheat could be at the origin of the fan not working do not or no longer work. If the laptop has dust on the fans, it might be overheating and noises.
Here is a link to restore the BIOS. Restore the BIOS allows an incorrect update on the BIOS that could cause the fan noise is harder.
Here is a link to how to make a hardware test .
I hope this helps.
Operating system: Windows Home 64-bit 10 (version 10.0, 10586) (10586.th2_release.151112 - 1900)
Model: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
Processor: Intel (r) Core i3 CPU M 350 2.27 GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
Miracast: Not available
Miracast protruding on windows 10 not cross. When I click on connect, it does not detect the Roku streaming stick when I click on "Connect". I ran a DirectX and the paper says "Miracast: not supported.
Question: is an add on / care equipment I can reach to see that Miracast is supported? (In the same sense of how I stick to USB adapter that supports blue tooth)?.
Seek the advice of knowledgeable people to make the lap top Miracast compatible so that I can get computer TV set.
Welcome to the HP Forums!
I read your message and understand that you try to use Miracast on your Pavilion dv6 notebook. As noted in your post and Maintenace and Service of Guide, Miracast is not supported by this type of laptop. There are a few third party options that don't use Miracast, more commonly known as transmitter and receiver HDMI systems.
For more information please provide your product model using the link 'find my product'.
Thanks, I look forward to your response with the result.
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I have HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC.
BIOS ver. Hewlett-Packard F.17, 02/06/2010
X 86-based PC
Operating system: Win7 Home Premium
I tried to install the ubuntu 5.04 version but it shows error "Kernel Panic"
I tried several times but is unable to come up with solutions.
Please help me... its urgent...
Thank you very much for the reply!
The information provided by you is very useful...
This problem can be solved by putting the flash drive for installing and using a more recent version of linux...
Hi after I updated my HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC, windows 7, core i5 yesterday my sound suddenly stopped working... I tried to restart all my BIOS by default. go to Device Manager and uninstall my audio and restart to re install automatically, but its does not work...
I really need help for instructions on how to fix this I am not a computer expert so I need step by step clear instructions!... so please help I really need my computer to be on the right track again coz im using this in school and project...
Click on the link below. Enter your product number as that indicated on the Service tag on the bottom of the laptop (can be under the battery). You can also get the product number by pressing Fn + ESC key. After you enter the PN, click Next, then choose the software & Drivers.On the next page use the menu drop down to select your (probably Windows 7 64-bit) operating system. A list will fill with the drivers. Download & install the latest Audio driver.
If still no sound, try a hard reset, works sometimes. Disconnect all external devices first.
battery and power cord 1 / removal
2 - Press the power button for 30 seconds
3 reinstall only the power cord for the first start.
4. turn on
I wonder about how much ram can support my pavilion dv6 because I want to upgrade the RAM.
The specifications are the following:
Product name - HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
Number of product-XV699PA #ACJ
Processor - Intel Core i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53 GHz
The operating system Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Motherboard / Motherboard-144 has 65,38
Current installed ram - 4 GB (2 x 2 GB)
Chart AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series
Can anyone tell me about how much RAM my laptops support?
Your computer is a HP Pavilion dv6-3123tx. It supports 8 GB RAM max from the #2 of the Service Guide and Maintenance page:
Two SODIMM slots for customer-accessible/extendable
DDR3 PC3-10600 1333 MHz memory
Supports dual channel
DDR3/1333 MHz and DDR3/1066 MHz (only computer models equipped with the Intel Core i7-840QM 1.86 GHz processor, the Intel Core i7-820QM processor, the Intel Core i7-740QM 1.73 GHz processor 1.73GHz the processor 1 .6GHz Intel Core i7-720QM to DDR3/1333 MHz and all other computer models to / DDR3 1066 MHz)
Supports up to 8 GB of memory system in the following configurations:
Total system memory to 1024 MB (1024 MB x 1)
Total system memory of 2048 MB (1024 MB x 2, dual-channel)
Total system memory of 2048 MB (2048 MB x 1)
Total system memory of 3072 MB (1024 MB x 1 + 2048 MB x 1)
Total system memory of 4096 MB (2048 MB x 2, dual-channel)
System memory total 6144 MB (2048 MB x 1 + 4096 MB x 1)
Total system memory of 8192 MB (4096 MB x 2, dual-channel)
Source: Manual 1 from the following link:
Hello everyone I need help! :[
Right now I feel "AAAAAAAARGHHH!", because my laptop was bad, since we bought it on Amazon. I got it for everything... 1-2 months (we got it in June) and I had problems really bad-_-"'
The following events did my hair set on fire:
Random memory dumps and no explanation for it (it says something like NO INFO DATA or something like that)
My laptop is so freakin ' hot my legs are close to combustion
It freezes at startup times and makes me do a difficult start
It freezes when everything is STABLE! I move my mouse sometimes and poof! FREEZE ALERT
It is weird stuff at the beginning up resembling CHKDSK and boot scan, but I'm not so sure...
So can someone help? Its under the warrantyso I could do maybe deported but I don't really know what is wrong first
Here is some info:
Laptop: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
Processorentium (R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00 ghz 2.00 Ghz
Memory (RAM): 4.00 GB
System: 32-bit operating system
your first mistake is to use the laptop on your lap. In the manual it says do not for this. never. Looks like your laptop is random questions causing overheating (probably by something blocking the ventilation openings) with the system board. If it is under warranty. maintenance operation.
product name: pavilion dv6 notebook pc
Hello.. I need help on this driver
These are the hardware ID:
(1) USB\VID_0A5C & PID_21E & REV_0112
* USB\VID_0A5C & PID_21E3
(2) PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_8168 & SUBSYS_1807103C & REV_06
* PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_8168 & SUBSYS_1807103C
* PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_8168 & CC_020000
* PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_8168 & CC_0200
(3) PCI\VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & SUBSYS_1795103C & REV_01
* PCI\VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & SUBSYS_1795103C
* PCI\VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & CC_028000
* PCI\VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & CC_0280
(4) PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & SUBSYS_1807103C & REV_01
* PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & SUBSYS_1807103C
* PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & CC_FF0000
* PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & CC_FF00
SM bus controller
(5) PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_780B & SUBSYS_358D103C & REV_13
* PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_780B & SUBSYS_358D103C
* PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_780B & CC_0C0500
* PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_780B & CC_0C05
(6) PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_7812 & SUBSYS_358D103C & REV_03
* PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_7812 & SUBSYS_358D103C
* PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_7812 & CC_0C0330
* PCI\VEN_1022 & DEV_7812 & CC_0C03
unknown device 1
unknown device 2
(8) USB\VID_138A & PID_0018 & REV_0078
* USB\VID_138A & PID_0018
I hope you can help me with this
Thanks in advance
Here are links to the drivers you need.
For the smbus and usb controllers, download and install the drivers for the chipset amd from the link below and restart the PC.
You want the first driver on the Web page.
This package contains the Broadcom Bluetooth driver and software for models supported that are running a supported operating system. Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 driver is required to enable the Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 devices and is compatible with Broadcom Bluetooth 3.0 and earlier versions.
File name: sp61617.exe
This package contains the Realtek driver local area network (LAN) that allows the NIC (NIC) Realtek chip in the notebook models that are running an operating system supported.
File name: sp56167.exe
This package contains drivers for the Broadcom Wireless LAN Server supported in models cards mobile supported and operating systems.
File name: sp57965.exe
This package contains the driver that allows the Realtek card reader in laptop models running a supported operating system. The card reader allows users to read or write to removable storage cards supported, which are typically used in digital cameras, digital music players and cell phones.
File name: sp56166.exe
unknown device 1:
This package provides the HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection software (HP 3D Driveguard) for the laptop models running a supported operating system. HP (HP 3D Driveguard) ProtectSmart hard drive Protection software protects the hard drive of "parking the heads ' if the laptop fell accidentally, or is suddenly hit by another object.
File name: sp61037.exe
unknown device 2:
This package contains the driver that allows the validity fingerprint sensor in the notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The fingerprint sensor analyzes fingerprints for use with biometric security applications.
File name: sp56403.exe
Hello! I'll start with my mobile information system (and please excuse my spelling and language because I am very frustrated at the moment and typing this on a cell phone)
It's a HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC with product number - B3K21PA #ABG. Serial number is 2CE2201C96. I have a Broadcom 4313GN 1 x 1 adapter Wi - Fi 802.11b/g/n according to my device manager. I recently chanhed my ISP and the wireless router, they provided is the Linksys E1200 model.
Now, on the problem - after the use of an extended internet (Skype call or internet games) my laptop just stops giving me access to the internet. And I say it like that because the internet connection icon shows that I have access to the network and internet connection, but none of my software or browsers are able to connect to the internet. This is the first time, she does. I tried updating the driver (both by checking the driver updates and downloading the drivers manually). I also tried system restore and everything I could think off trying to do a factory reset on the whole thing. And I should mention also - although this problem has happened several times now since I changed ISP (and Yes, I called them on this subject too), this currently seems to be permanent, because it has been hours and it still does not.
Any advice on what may be the problem or that the methods to try to resolve this would be greatly appreciated. I agree to be only moderately enough when it comes to operating a computer that I am not tech savvy kind, but have been using computers for a while now. For now, my current solution is a fall from my window on the 16th floor and see if that fixes anything. I'm not in my own country and the laptop is old a few years for technical support is hard to find.
I might be sounding a little passive aggressuve and I apologize for that (I have, however, do not deny these circumstances).
Thank you for reading through my wall of text of nonsense and condescend to help a poor fellow in his time of need.
See if this help... driver installation is much more recent than on taking in charge of your computer laptop and driver page.
I have a HP Pavilion dv6 notebook, 1 year old. Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 8 GB of Ram. I have an external wired keyboard (Logitech K120) and a separate wireless mouse. Frequently in the past few weeks, I noticed that the keyboard will fail once the laptop worked for a while, usually when the laptop is in "sleep". I hear by fails, * TWO * external and the internal keyboard. Nor will respond to any strikes at all. Mouse control is fine, even when the keyboard has failed.
If I rebooted the system, it works well again.
I think that when I saw this before, I tried to disconnect the external keyboard, but that doesn't matter, because the integrated keyboard does not work or the other.
I guess this could result from certain automatic Windows driver installation or upgrade? Does anyone have advice for the diagnosis or verification of current drivers?
I have just closed the lid of the laptop, to force the machine mode 'sleep'. When I opened the lid, the system has taken over, I can log in via the scanner digital, the mouse works but the keyboard has disappeared. I had to reboot the system, update this message.
Try the following steps:
Control Panel-> hardware and sound-> Power Options-> change Plan (of the current plan selected) settings-> change the advanced power settings-> parameter of selective suspension of USB-> Disable (both)
Control Panel-> hardware and sound-> Power Options-> change Plan (of the current plan selected) settings-> change the advanced power settings-> PCI-Express-> Link State Power Management-> Disable (both)
I read on a Microsoft page that is who can solve some problems "out of sleep."
I'll see if I can get a model of your laptop to see if I can reproduce the problem.
Hi, I have a HP pavilion dv6 notebook PC.
System ID - 1657
Product Id - AB5 # LQ395PA
I upgraded to Win 8 and since my Player DVD has stopped working. In Device Manager, I get the below error
"Windows cannot start this hardware device because its information of configuration (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19).
I tried to uninstall and update the drive but get the same error and also tried to update the driver as well, but it also did not work. Please help on how to solve this problem. Thank you.
Try to follow the procedure at the title of the subheading "Let fix me it myself" on the link below to delete the upper and lower filters and see if that helps the issue. Although Windows 8 is not mentioned, the registry keys must be the same.
DP - K
Hello! I have a Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC. Product XS078EA number. I restored the system to its original state with restore disks. After restoring the system, my audio device doesn't have the "generic low latency asio driver" option more. I used this driver with many production music applications like FL studio and Ableton Live, with optimal performance. Now, I can only use Direct Sound drivers, very poor indeed. I already downloaded and installed the latest version of IDT High Definition Audio drivers from the site, with no result. Please, how can get this 'pilot audio generic low latency' for my audio chipset again?
Thanks a lot for your help
Problem solved installung Nuendo 4, actually the first audio program I installed when I bought the PC. Generic low latency asio driver has been installed by Nuendo. In my view, remains the best driver asio for integrated audio devices.
Thank you very much for the help!
Hello I have a little noise in my PC
I think that noise of the fan, but I do not know!
I clean up & fix my pc 2 times
but computer still the noise is like a car when it launches!
I'm updating my bios and I re install the windows but the rest sound
and where can I buy the replacement fan for my PC and what is the price & I can buy just the fan without processor? (I am from the Tunisia)
My device: HP Pavilion DV6 Notebook PC
System: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
I need a lot of help & Thankx ^^
Hi @2JANI ,.
Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A place where you can find solutions for your problems with the help of the community!
I stumbled upon your post on the laptop and wanted to help you! I looked in your question about your HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook and noisy fans.
I recommend to restore the default BIOS settings. You could restore the BIOS withthis document by selecting the reload the default BIOS settings. I recommend not updating the BIOS because sometimes this causes noisy fans.
I hope this helps.
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