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How do I install more memory for HP Pavilion a1220n

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Your computer can hold up to 4 gigs of RAM.

To upgrade to 4 gigs, you will need 4 sticks of 1gig PC2-3200 RAM.

With your computer off and unplugged, hit the power button to discharge the stored energy in the capacitors. Take off the case cover and find where the RAM is installed.

At each end of the RAM there will be a little clip, push it away from the RAM. After both sides are unclipped, you can just pull the RAM out.

Installing the RAM is just the reverse. Find the notch where the copper connectors are and match it up to where you are going to install the RAM...it will only install 1 way.

Place the RAM in its slot, then firmly push at each end until you hear the clips engage.

Put the computer back together and hook it back up. Turn it on and you should be good to go. If not, you may need to reset your BIOS. To reset the BIOS you can unplug the computer from the wall and remove the (waffle style) battery that is on the motherboard for a few minutes.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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Why is my hp pavilion a1220n product number ED904AA-ABA?


Try removing the 512 MB memory to see if it does work with the 1GB stick only.

It's not the power supply that does have a problem. It has something with your memory stick.

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INSTALL A NEW HARDDRIVE TO MY HP PAVILION A1220N ERROR MESSAGE COMES UP BOOT MGR IS MISSING


You need to install an operating system like windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Linux OS. Your hard drive is blank now and needs programming. If you have a friend that can clone your old drive then they will be able to copy everything from your old drive as it was to your new one. Might need to contact a local computer technician to re-install windows for you if not sure. Also you need to consider the price of windows XP, Vista or 7 if you don't have a copy!! Good luck!!

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When I power on my HP Pavillion a1220n the power stays on but the monitor is black. Monitor tests OK.


Possibly the video card or settings. If you recieve nothing after turning the monitor on, it is most likely the video card.

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When I power on my HP Pavilion a1220n, the HP symbol comes up on the monitor, then it goes to a black screen with a smll blinking cursor for a few seconds, then...NOTHING. The power stays on but the screen...


You could check to see if the memory chips inside have dirty contacts. Happens often, basically you unplug it, remove the side cover, find the memory chips, try to remove them but basically just work them in and out a couple times to clean the contact points, reinstall and it might work. This happened to mine this am, worth a try.

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I need a list of compatible video cards for an hp pavilion a1220n, can any one help?


Hello,

I would recommend Nvidia graphics card.
It is one of the best, and compatible with your computer.
I would recommend one of the most recent models.
Check with your local computer shops and they will assist you in getting a good recent model.

Thank you for using Fixya,
Kenneth.

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Hp pavilion a1220n shuts dwn after loading hp8500 pr drv xpsp3 os


If you can boot into safe mode, then once in safe mode open system restore and then restore to a couple days prior to the install of the hp drivers. This should fix the problem. If you need to know how to get into system restore let me know your operating system (Vista or XP)

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Hard Reset for HP Pavilion a1220n


Press F10 when you start the computer and follow the prompts.

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HP PAVILION a220n Ethernet and SM drivers problem


Don't buy anything just yet. The HP software for your Pavilion a1220n is listed on HP's sit for free. If you want you can download all the driver software & burn it to a CD/DVD.
Here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=1130585&lang=en
Install first,
Driver for the SM Bus Controller which is your chiset drivers are here as:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=pv-35788-1&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1130585&dlc=en&lang=en
Driver for Ethernet Controller: Fall 2005 Original Realtek LAN Drivers
Just in case. Intel® 915GV Express Chipset - ICH6 south bridge: http://www.intel.com/design/intarch/software/driver/#915gv

HP Pavilion a1220n Desktop PC - Product Specifications
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00485641&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1130585&dlc=en&lang=en

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