Question about HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook
Go into bios and disable pxe.save settings.restart
Posted on Mar 01, 2008
This model has built in multimedia that does not need the operating system (or hard disk) to play movies and music. So it probably is a bad hard drive. Laptop HDs are notorious for failure. That being said, it doesn't take an expert to replace a hard drive and reload the OS and you can get one pretty cheap (<$50) on eBay. DO NOT get a Hitachi or IBM though - my pref is Western Digital or Fujitsu. You will also need the OS disks which you may not have as many systems are putting the install disks on the 1st HD sector. You can usually order disks cheap from HP if you have your purchase info. If you can downlaod and burn an iso image to CD from another computer, the "Ultimate Boot Disk" (search Google) is a great free testing CD.
Posted on Feb 28, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 02, 2012 | HP Computers & Internet
Aug 26, 2011 | HP Compaq nx9030 Notebook
Aug 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Jul 18, 2011 | Lenovo 3000 G530 Notebook
Mar 28, 2011 | Fujitsu Computers & Internet
Dec 07, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite Laptop
Jun 05, 2010 | Lenovo 3000 G530 Notebook
May 30, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook
May 29, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC
Nov 26, 2007 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
110 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!