This thread in the Linux Mint forums seems to address the issue. Hi Amaan, I have hp pavilion dv laptop which came with vista loaded on it. My wireless has quit working. HP DV, Broadcom connects, internet cuts out after 10 mins. I got a Compaq Presario DV 3 years ago, workked fine for a few months then started having all the problems mentioned. I’ve done that on several machines and they accept non-proprietary wireless adapters just fine.

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Put the battery back. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. You need help with wireless and the only information you did not provide is the information regarding your wireless hardware. Roy Basnett Dec 25, at Message 7 of Of course it doesn’t help I was laid off from HP twice in two years.

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My wireless assistant won’t go on. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Don’t bother asking tech support. She bought a mac laptop and did not want this laptop.


When I tried to load xp, it said operating system not found. My motherboard was replaced by a new but defective motherboard under extended warranty.

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Compared to other textured touchpads I have used in broadvom past, it felt really strange at first. Hp extended the warranty on these machines by a year but they are not making them anymore and most models have gone over this two year period.

When I go theough the test it shows to be hearing me but after the test it says the computer didnt hear me or if I talk loud and close to the mic it says it did not understand me. I couldn’t say if your specific model has one or two antennas present.

By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. Message 9 of Also, is there any way to identify whether or not my 17e has the Whitelist? Believe it or not we actually still have that old laptop. I call HP customer care. Hello,I cant tell if my built in mic is working right. That has happen to my computer can you try opening wireless assist If youve already found out how to fix the problem message me at Email id removed for security.

Have you gotten an answer yet sh. In order to install a dual band wireless card, you would need to have two antennas present. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Probably a cold solder broadcoom on the motherboard somewhere, best to replace it if under warranty.


A few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated. Hi there, I bought a hp dv5 about one month ago, yesterday evening it worked fine,last thing I did was also install the window updates it did that automaticly than this morning I tried to start it and it said I had to put the boot cd in, but I didn’t get any boot cd!!

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The optical bay was also user upgradable or swappable, with a single set screw. What game did you use to heat it up? All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Due to some very bad experiences with Asus, they are also off the table. I believe windows downloaded some updates and installed, because when I shutdown the laptop to reboot today, it had to install some updates.

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