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HP Pav laptop showing exclamation marks in Device Manager!!?


buel
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Hello, my friend's laptop is showing 4 exclamation marks in Device Manager, please see here:

Does this mean the drivers are missing please?

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rdave13

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Device manager, view tab, show hidden devices. What is showing there? Might be uninstalled printers or something similar.

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buel

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Hi again, i have just done that+nothing extra appears, just the same as before? What on earth can they be?

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buel

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Oh and when the laptop starts up i get 4 messages stating that it cannot find the drivers for them?

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Can anyone help please?

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Woolwell

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I got something like that with a mobile phone connected that wasn't recognised. Can you not uninstall each unidentified device? System restore point first.

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retep888™

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If you can let people know the exact model of your friend's HP laptop.

To locate the Product Number click here

HP drivers & support click here

Or you can join their support forum click here

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buel

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Sorry for that- it is a HP DV6500 Notebook PC

Perhaps i should uninstal each one and then see what happens......

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bob dob

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Hi again, ok i have uninstalled the four of them and everything seems to be working ok? Is this alright? What on earth could it be?

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rdave13

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Uninstalled peripherals that left some legacy. Once removed from device manager then registry cleared.

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