Hello ,i have bought a pc hp pav.6000 laptop ,but since i have bought everytime i switch on i m loosing atleast 2 gb on my harddisk .
can u please tell why it is hapening and what could be the solution for this.
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Re: loosing 2gb on hard drive everytime
If it has hp windows installed as standard it reserves some space for recovery so if O/S plays up it can be recovered from it. One other thing it may be is if a hard drive is listed as 200gb when formatted it is a lot smaller listed size 200gb formatted size 185GB this is only an example as actual size may differ hope this helps
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First of all I want to say that to explain the problems clearly and to use good language. What kind of signs are showed by your laptop? Does it not boot up with battery or with AC adapter? How does it appear your laptop's screen? What is the status of the various LED indicators of your laptop? Does the cooling fan spin? What about the condition of the DVD player? Are there any beep sound hear from the laptop? Any way as a beggining, try a good AC adapter.
This may be due to a an IRQ ( interrupt request) conflict. 2.The hard drive also may not be the correct drive for this PC 3.. check the requirements for this hard drive. 4. check the manufacturer spec. sheet for the hard drives that can be installed in the pc it may need a certain SATA drive. 5. check the PC at the Dell site and see what the laptop comes equipped with and what hard drive are recommended.
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? Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 Processor (2.50 GHz, 6 MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB)
? 17.0" WSXGA+ High-Definition HP BrightView Widescreen Display (1680 x 1050)
? 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
? 2GB DDR2 System Memory (2 Dimm)
? 240GB 7200RPM SATA Dual Hard Drive (120GB x 2)
? 32-bit Windows Vista Home Premium
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in most laptops the hard drive is in the bottom of the computer, under a cover that is hold closed atleast with 2 screws. after removing those screws you should be able to open the hard drive cover, inside you will find the hard drive on a holder, you will in most laptops have few screws that hold the holder still, unscrew the holder and carefully pull the hard drive to the other direction DONT PULL UP, in most laptops you have to pull the drive horizontally or you might damage the connectors.
ones you have the drive and the holder out, you will need to unscrew the hard drive from its carriage / holder.
Screw in the new hard drive and place it back to the laptop the same way you took the old one out.
It sounds like you have reinstalled your Windows OS?
This means yes it is necessary to download the drivers which will make the hardware function properly.
Please click here and this will list all the drivers HP provide. You will need to download and run "NVIDIA nForce Chipset Driver and Network Controller" first, as chipset drivers need to be installed before everything else.