Look on the sticker and advise what the product number/part number is. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Is the built-in recovery partition that comes in that HP still intact? I then booted up with my Windows XP CD, formatting the hard drive. Was there any virus attack? You made me real happy here. Source
Hi I own an HP pavillion running windows 7 and processor is an AMD Phenom 2. H2916, Jul 24, 2010 #9 H2916 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 25, 2010 Messages: 15 Hi, I tried the recovery cds again, but I wasn't asked to "press any key to boot Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Reply 0 0 DavidPK Provost Posts: 44,103 Member Since: 09-24-2010 Message 4 of 10 (13,621 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Error Code BIOHD-4 Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to
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I understand about erasing data on the partition.
I am backing everything that I had not saved in the last 2 weeks in a hurry.
Change in BIOS the hard drive mode from AHCI to SATA or better to IDE.
I did get it fixed by doing the following somewhat convoluted steps: As Noxcho suggested, I first changed the BIOS so the hard drive mode was set to IDE (it had
I pretty much ruled out it being a hardware issue, as Ubuntu works fine on the computer.
Once you get one made, boot from it and enter the commands I typed up above. 12-26-2011, 06:46 AM #5 vaindioux Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2009 Location:
Fortunately, the user (this is not my system -- I have been trying to fix it for my friend) has backed up her data files.
Vista has installed successfully.
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Thank you. Remember that even when it is set to boot from the optical drive first and you have a bootable CD or DVD in the drive often you get the message to I found a few suggestions in this forum and one happened to be to go into BIOS and change the SATA port setting to IDE. sometimes these may just need cleaned as well. -This usually happens becasue something is interfering with how the files are trying to load through your computer, faulty or completely unrecognized hardware
Mak 2.0, Oct 17, 2011 #4 Visser New Member Joined: Oct 16, 2011 Messages: 6 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 Thanks for the explanation Mak, it makes sense! Hp Support Appreciate any help, Thanks, Visser Visser, Oct 16, 2011 #1 Terry60 Coastline Designer Staff Member Joined: Nov 9, 2007 Messages: 10,022 Likes Received: 38 Trophy Points: 48 Occupation: Retired System Reply 0 Reply 0 0 Everyone's Tags: biohd-4booterror View All (3) DavidPK Provost Posts: 44,103 Member Since: 09-24-2010 Message 2 of 10 (13,625 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Error Code BIOHD-4 I recommend only using tech savvy words with people a bit more experienced with tech. 12-27-2011, 03:47 PM #8 vaindioux Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2009 Location: Atlanta-GA
Laptop to use AutoCAD design... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. this contact form Promoted by Recorded Future Enhance your security with threat intelligence from the web. the CD could be scratched or damaged..that or there could be tons of things wrong...if its just a windows made recovery CD though, then you probably just need to find a Startup repair had to run a few times, but then it finally got it fixed. Hp Recovery Disk
I will let you know. how do i update my bios 0 LVL 46 Overall: Level 46 Storage Hardware 30 PCs 9 Windows Vista 7 Message Active today Expert Comment by:noxcho2011-10-04 Comment Utility Permalink(# a36908343) Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!
As for 7b BSOD, your Windows XP simply has no drivers for this hardware.
I am an HP employee.Regards,VidyaMake it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer “Accept as Solution” if it solves your problem.***Click on "Thumbs up" button to the I managed to get a recovery CD done with my second computer from the HP site, how do I do a repair CD as you mentionned? Sorry, dai, but what you said might be confusing to some people. I think that the very outer edge (about a millimeter--you can see the area I mean) is not recorded, but anywhere else that imperfection is a defect.
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Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages. So, I thought, "why not just unplug the HD from the motherboard upon startup?" I did, and was able to boot from the recovery cd. Also do you understand that reformatting will erase data on the partition? 0 Message Author Comment by:Sokd2010-01-30 Comment Utility Permalink(# a26446388) OK. sqbsbear Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support 4 01-05-2011 01:58 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may
I am losing my mind over what the problem could be. Now that doesnt mean that there is anything to worry about either. Well, I was thinking, there has to be something on the HD causing that blue screen to pop up preventing any CD from booting. farnett44 replied Nov 24, 2016 at 9:16 AM help with wi-fi for the desktop flavallee replied Nov 24, 2016 at 9:15 AM Problem with Windows 10 and my...
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Thanks for both of your responses. I'll buy another cable and test it soon. That's it. flavallee replied Nov 24, 2016 at 8:46 AM My internet connection drops...