Click Programs and Features. Because overheating can cause lock-ups, use compressed air to keep the air passages in the system clean and free of dust and dirt. So, I decided to give HP another try and I get a laptop that freezes constantly! Many times, pressing the mousepad gets absolutely NO RESPONSE. http://metafliter.com/my-hp/my-hp-pavilion-17g101x-is-restart-again-and-again.html
Also, the battery would periodically fall out everytime I lifted it up. Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, Step 7: Find more information about the software problem If an application consistently causes lockups, uninstalling the program will fix the problem. No real difference - this freezing seems to happen only when I am downloading - whether I use a dedicated program like internet download manager or for example the laptop once https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/My-hp-envy17-freeze-and-restart-pls-is-the-solution-I-hve/td-p/5809945
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Reply 0 0 Wolfman6 Top Student Posts: 7 Member Since: 07-08-2009 Message 10 of 27 (2,566 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Brand new HP Envy 17 3D constant Lockups / freezing Ok, I thoughtthe battery was dead. View Solution. 0 Re: Brand new HP Envy 17 freezing every day 06-02-2011 02:36 PM Hi,It really is starting to look like a Hardware issue, most probably with the wireless adapter Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video,
Every time. The main problem is that it seems the laptop is over-heating (it's really, really hot) and Windows often hangs/lags/freezes for 10 minutes. I can't reboot, shut-down and restart comes back to the same place, .... http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/HP-Envy-17-keeps-lagging-and-freezing-requiring-hard-reboot/td-p/1464941 Under the Advanced or Diagnostic tab you should find the facility to run tests on both the Hard Drive and Memory.
If the computer became unresponsive (locked up or froze) after installing a specific program or application, remove that particular program. In to the prompt type the following command and hit enter.sfc /scannow ( note that there is a space between sfc and the / )Let the process complete, then type exit I bought a Dell XPS which had USB 3.0 ports that were causing lockups and crashed my external HDD (got it fixed). Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 05-17-2012 01:49 PM Skiarie,If you can return the laptop then do so
Continue clicking End Task for applications that are not responding until all unresponsive applications are removed from the list. http://support.hp.com/rs-en/document/c03408309 I called Tech support, no solution.FOURTH, I returned it for a DV7tQuad Edition Quickship with the 1080p screen, but slower harddrive and got an accidental warranty.The DV7tQuad worked great. no difference other then the slow nature of the windows OSI have sent it back in for "repairs" 6 times ... I can click 'till my face turns blue and it won't respond.
We tried the netsh winsock reset command, in admin mode, and it did not work. First Time Here? Reply 0 Re: ENVY-17 freezes every time full screen video is on 11-05-2011 02:27 AM Hi,Try the following.First, download the Flash uninstall utility on the link below and save it to There may be manufacturer independent user forums and communities with information about a solution.
Purchased Nov 2011. The biggest complaint I have is the two-finger scrolling does not work well.FIFTH, At the same time, I ordered a customized Envy 17 with an i5-2430 processor. Loved it. On the off chance it doesn't work I have ordered a 6300N which is a triple channel card and I will have to add another antenna.
So it was worthless b/c I wanted a faster harddrive, but did not have the time to wait around for another computer. --- Exam approaching.Also, buyer beware, because if you order If lockups occur when coming out of a sleep or suspend mode, restart the computer. Select the Diagnostic Menu option ( f2 ) and run the tests on the Hard Drive and Memory.Post back with the results, including any error codes that may be generated.Can you
Troubleshooting is complete. The first time I used it, it was alright, but the graphics drivers did crash from time to time (that got fixed after I updated them). If Windows becomes active again, the problem is related to an application. Use the following steps to remove software: Press the Windows key.
For more information, refer to Resolving Problems with Sleep and Hibernate Modes (Windows 10, 8). They will just try to fix it. PLEASE!!!! Big screen is GREAT for watching movies and doing work at home,but heavy for travelling.THIRD, I got another quickship, the Envy 17 - i7-2630QM - Full HDIt was great, the feel,
use to fingers to scroll, reach the bottom of the touchpad, and then when you move your fingers to the top of the touchpad againto keep scrolling, it doesn't work). For more information, see Reducing Heat Inside the PC (desktop computers) (in English) or Reducing Heat Inside the PC (notebook computers) (in English). Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 03-01-2012 08:10 PM Ten days ago, I purchased an Envy 17 3D Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 04-08-2013 03:03 AM The "maximum battery life" is a crap option: if
Step 9: Reset the computer Use the document below appropriate for you version of Windows: HP PCs - Microsoft Push-Button Reset (Windows 10) HP PCs - Resetting Your PC to Resolve Just download and run the application and it will help with the software and drivers that might need to be updated.Try running sfc /scannow would scan your system for errors at Additional batteries are affected. at least a couple of times an hour.
It is a complete freeze, no blue-screen, just cannot do anything and have to power off and restart.This is extremely frustrating! If the computer did this all of a sudden it could be a setting that has changed. Figure : Programs and Features Follow the on-screen instructions to remove the application. First Time Here?
Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, They did. Additional batteries are affected. Performing System Recovery will recover all software on the computer back to its original configuration.
Purchasing a 6300 card on my own to fix a brand new machine should not be the fix. I believe that the machine is unable to cope with the amount of heat produced by the I7 and 5850, In the interests of longevity I am running the 5850 at
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