20 Most Recent HP Pavilion 505n (DC470A#ABA) PC Desktop Questions & Answers


If this machine is running XP, or earlier (98, 2000, ME, etc.), beware. It is no longer supported, and hackers will be looking for these machines to infect. I recommend you back up your data (pictures, documents, etc.) and get a newer machine, or don't try to get on the Internet with this one.

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Aug 02, 2014


go to bios setup and change type of your disk drive from SATA to IDE and it will work fine

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Jul 21, 2011


The HP Pavilion 505n desktop has a 845GL series board in it, with a : Intel Celeron 2.2GHz
  • 400MHz Front side bus
  • Socket mPGA478
You need to look at the actual board model number is and cross refernce it on the list of boards, listed to the right od the 845 column on this link: http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/CS-023522.htm

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.

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HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Jul 18, 2011


im sorry to say but it doesnt have sata ports





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HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Jan 29, 2011


The SSID and WEP encryption key is in the router's wireless settings.
You need to open a browser and enter the wireless router's configuration URL and login into the router.
Go to the wireless settings for this information or configure the SSID and encryption setting.

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access,please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Dec 19, 2010


Get a new drive in a caddy and boot your computer within safe mode (press F8 as it loads).
Copy all you can to the new drive.
If you cannot do that, buy a replacement hard drive and load your system disk in the CD Rom drive booting from it. When the system is loaded and running, power the desktop down, fit the old drive and set the jumper as SLAVE.
Boot up your desktop and there will be what is left of your data on drive D. Copy all you require before it is too late!
Hope that helps.

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Dec 09, 2010


pres f 9 to choice boot menu. Or go F 10>go bios for set boot piority>and F 10> yes enter.if not work please re install xp .and create partion again ,because your kids can be delete the partion file (ntldr/boot.ini).

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Dec 09, 2010


I'm going to think it will Not run a SATA Drive, however, it MAY have an open PATA drive slot. There is by default 1 open bay in this machine. Whether there is an open spot to plug the cable in on the motherboard and an extra Plug on the Power Supply for the drive, you will need to open the machine up for. The Connector for the Power Supply is a rectangular 4 Pin plug. This plug is typically black or white and will have 2 corners that are run at an angle. The Data Side of the Connection comes in the form of a Ribbon Cable. There should be 1 running to the hard Drive currently in the machine, but you will need to check and see if has an open slot. There are only ever 2 Slots total on a PATA cable.

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Nov 02, 2010


follow the link you get the driver in zip format then extract it
http://www.bioticaindia.com/download.php?file=p4b266-vmx

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Oct 13, 2010


You need to log onto your router and determine the WEP or WPA key being used. Your router manual has logon details. Also, the key is sometimes on the bottom of the router.

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Aug 06, 2010


You either have a faulty CPU fan, or the connector became unplugged to the motherboard.

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HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Feb 14, 2010


IF, your PC indeed supports TV out, then the Cable usually is SVGA or RCA, connectors. The PC must be configured to activate BOTH screens, ie: enable desktop, to be spanned or mirrored, , the Resolution on TV should only generally be set to 800x600. The correct Drivers must be installed. Must connect to TV before ya start PC too.

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Jan 26, 2010


You need to buy a new CPU fan for a Socket 478 motherboard.

Check out the ones here and buy one that looks like yours.
http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p3984.m38.l1311&_nkw=socket+478+fan&_sacat=See-All-Categories


HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Dec 06, 2009


Take your hard drive out and place it in another computer as a slave and run a scan on your hard drive with the other computer.
If your hard drive is ide hard drive. I'm not sure about SATA drives.
If you could get it on a network with a working computer you could run a scan across the network.
I can do it for you if you are able to open your mail and go online and installl some software I recommend. This will enable me to remote control your computer.

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Feb 27, 2009


Referring back to your comment about the bios not seeing the new drive. If the drive is not seen and setup continues to start at the beginning then there is either a compatibility issue or a connection issue. check your cables on the drive and on the motherboard. reinsert them to ensure proper orientation and stable connection and try again. If drive is still not seen then it is probably a drive compatibility issue. However, just to make sure, try switching hard drives to see if a different drive works on the same port. If it does then it is definitely compatibility, but if not then it could be a bad port on the motherboard.

Let me know whether any of this works.

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Nov 20, 2008


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HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Jun 22, 2008


it might be the fan of your cpu has dust.and making it the fan hard to spindle.if you can dismantle your cpu fan or the fan in your power supply.just clean it with the paint brush.or do it with vaccum cleaner.if you have air compressor the would be better.just blow out the dust.then if you can do it also just putting oil or grease inside the fan at the core.the one that has magnet.it will smoothen the spindling.ok good luck

HP Pavilion 505n... | Answered on Dec 04, 2007

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