Question about HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook
Im having quite the issue with my laptop. its suddenly very slow and the sound sounds very distorted. i've had this problem before and the only thing that i could do to fix it is completely restart it to factory settings. not even system restore will help it. please help me with this, i relly need to fix this issue soon.
I have hp dv5000 as well. and i had the same problem.
what helped me is that:
you go to start - control panel - administrative tools -
then take: device manager.
in the device manager window you click on the plus near:
IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers
right click on: primery IDE channel
and select uinstall.
at that moment you will probably feel that the computer is back to its speed. restart anyway.
it will tell you new hardwear found, click: ok to everything it will install the primery IDE chenell again.
well that worked for me...
Posted on Mar 20, 2008
Thank you so much, it solved my problem, I started to think my laptop was fried.
Posted on Oct 10, 2008
Thank you Rsenny, that worked perfectly. I was helpling a college student with his DV5000 laptop. Horribly slow. I did all the logical things that everyone on every other site suggested, with very little impact on the problem. It originally took 10 minutes to go from pushing the power button to being able to use the computer. Absolutely dismal. Your solution took me from 10 minutes to 23 seconds. I don't know how you figured this out, but I'm glad you shared with the class. Thank you, and thank you again!
Posted on Aug 20, 2008
I guess Rsenny is a hero. His way worked for me great. I even looked at the drive at one point for a solution but didn't want to mess with it too much. His way is key. I know this because I knew someone with the same exact problem but Rsenny's way fixed it fine. FYI for the people who have trouble finding the Disk Manager, go to Control Panel then System icon, then click the tab that says Hardware at the top and you'll see the Disk Manager is the first choice.
Posted on Dec 04, 2008
I have no solution, but Rsenny's worked for me. I have no idea how they figured it out and I very rarely comment on any message boards but I felt you needed as many thank you's and way to go's as you could get. Thank you so much!!!
Posted on Oct 17, 2008
Do you have any antivirus?
or maybe you installed something heavy for your laptop
if not you might defrag it and do a maintenance
like clearing cokies and temporary internet files and also do and disk clean up
Posted on Jan 17, 2008
Thank you Rsenny for figuring it out. I have been freaking out for the last 5 months. I have had someone reinstall the operating system 2 times. I didn't want to trash it. It is still not paid for. If you ever need help with your credit or have questions contact me.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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