Reviews and Problems with HP Pavilion dv9700 series
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good for college
9 September 2012
Excerpt: Alright... I got this computer because I liked the idea of 4 Gigs of RAM and a keyboard on the side because I am a gamer. I was upset with the face that Vista had to come installed...at the time I had no other choice and the ULTIMATE downside is that it is 64bit. OKAY so about the computer itself, widescreen...yes!! I love it, great for movies and games. And also having up multiple windows and documents.
Excerpt: I have been an avid HP Fan, but after many problems with them, I will not buy another one. The laptop has lost a harddrive, the drivers for the sound card have quit working, and it no longer recognizes the F Drive. I have found work arounds for many of the problems, but just googling it, you will see that many others are experiencing the same problems. Microsoft and HP seem to pass the buck back and forth as to who has the ulitmate responsbility, but the bottom line...
Excerpt: Last year I bought a new HP Pavilion laptop. Since then, HP has already replaced the computer twice and the third computer works no better than the first. My keyboard has mis-labeled letters: I have an "E" where the "E" belongs, and an "E" where the "F" belongs. Fortunately, an "F" prints out when I press that key. The C,N,V, and F keys never did work right. I have to pound them several times to get the letters to appear on the screen. The DVD is constantly...
Excerpt: "Installation went quick and smooth but overall I am not impressed by this machine. ===NEGATIVE : === I was expecting to run much faster than my self made machine (XP/ASUS P4C800 board/1Gb MEM /Seagate Barracuda drives/Plextor DVD drive-writer), but that is not the case. This might be due to the fact of the slower drives (5400RPM) and Windows Vista. Not only this machine is slow , the DVD drive makes lots of noise, as do the fans. Altec Lansign ...