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I have an HP Pavilion Ze4900 laptop that I've bought 5 years ago. It still works fine under 40GB HDD and 512 RAM, 1.6GHZ, and with an XP sp3 OS. Anyway, is there a way I could upgrade it to a modern laptop that could work with windows 7, with 320 or higher HDD and 2 RAM? Because someone told me there are power discrepancies. If there are, upto what level could I upgrade my old Laptop? I just like to keep it longer if possible!!!!! thank you very much

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It sound's like there could be a compatibility problem, maybe corrupt file's, or missing start up file's, have you tried doing a window's update, or doing a disc check on the hard drive, go to my computer right click the drive then go to propertie's, click on tool's then click check now for drive error's. if that do'es not work you may need to reformat back to the original xp os.

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Sounds like you need to calibrate the battery, it is supposed to be done every 3 months. If it is not done, your battery will display the same symptoms are you describe. Yes, this holds true for adding a new battery also.

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My HP Pavilion 513c is freezing up when I play YoVille and the CD-R sometimes freezes up when I put in a CD to pull files. How can I speed it up and correct the CD player? I have already upgraded the...

NO OS stated, is this windows XP?
iF XP , it must have SP3 updates, for sure
what geforce there are like 1000 cards. must we guess?
the CD drive this old can be bad.
will it play CD-CA store bought REAL music disks?
not mP3 disks way. in 2001.
using VLC ,use that and use free music player,
my guess you want to play online games. right at yoworld>?
what browers, ? IE 5,6,7,8, E11, what?
most old IE broswer below 9 are no supported now.
so not telling what browser is impossible to anwer, 100 browsers there are.
try FFv55, fire fox, that is a GO.

what does pull files mean? , copy files?????
posting lacking OS and where you play URL
makes all this very hard.
id say reload the OS fresh, your unstated OS.
then we work from there, service packs and newest IE FOR SURE
better FF version 55 or newer.
worse yet is its a facebook game. ouch

hp 513c is old retired legacy pc, hp has zero support on it.
Intel Celeron 1.8 GHz
2 GB ram max
40gb hdd, (tiny )and is PATA not SATA.
has only old PCI slots , no PCI-e can work there.
i came with AGP ,new.
Graphics Processor Intel Extreme Graphics shared video memory (UMA)

old PCI slots are slow as slugs
so only AGP cars (now relics) work.
so my guess you put in some AGP geforce old card there, but failed to say what.
i came new with XP.(the dead OS, MS killed it)

seems this pc is year 2001, 17 years old. no?
that old CD cant read vast modern formats.
it's a fact. only old

looks like HP sold it for 3 years, 2001, to 2004
it's a relic (i trash all I see)
why not upgrade to at least 2006 PC, 64bit.
and win.(no big cash there, ever)
get lots of RAM possible.
any PCIe video card you want (nVidia) express cards.
Windows 7, min.
real sTAT drives not old PATA.

your PC is worth only $10 used, if lucky.
go to goodwill(tm) store and pick out a real PC. with a coa sticker w7 or above. 2006 or newer.
and be 1000x more happy , I promise...

my guess is this old MOBO is Trigem.
Your motherboard was made by TriGem.
It's a TriGem 2002052.
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the day to do that is day1, not 10 years later
you will end of with a useless disk in any case.
back new in 2008, long ago, the Laptop has this card inside,
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