It took me ages to figure that out, and it was only by searching for the SATA controller chip that I made the connection. Refine more Format Format. If only one driver worked, I can put up with shitty graphics if WiFi works.. Problem 4 But then, disaster! Other than that it runs sound on XP, we bought it with XP installed, but will never buy a laptop from WC-porld ever again and especially not one with a made up name by a company that swears it never released it. I feel quite proud though cos I did think it might be overheating — is the fan underneath? I have recently tried to partition the hard drive of a Phillips Freevents 11NB and it went horibly wrong as it is rebooting the laptop the whole time.

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OEM for first boot use http: The ram slot is then visible in the bottom right hand corner of the main board.

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Unfollow philips to stop getting updates on your eBay feed. I downloaded the SATA driver files from the website you indicated.

Hi Jules, If pretty much all you want to do is run Powerpoint, then you may as well stick with Vista. When it came back the last time no audio, no device found, and no screen backlight. I uploaed the twinhead version, and of course my copy of windows has deactivated. Peter, Have you tried reinstalling XP again over the top? It tool me a couple of weeks on and off.


I have recently tried to partition the hard drive of a Phillips Freevents 11NB and it went horibly wrong as it is rebooting the laptop the whole time. But machine was stalled after a few lines of text not even allowing me to enter the BIOS.

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I have taken out all other visible screws and managed to get the keyboard off etc, although I think the hard disk is actually under the top right of the keyboard frfevents is a cooler visible on the outercase and a fan underneath it rather than to the right of the trackpad. Have you managed to find a solution to this?

Tom, It would appear to be a Twinhead H12M: Thanks in advance for any solutions. Booting from the old Ubuntu 7.

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Does anyone know what I need to do and how to do it, I am no buff just basic knowhow is it. Was wondering if these machines come with a preinstalled recovery partition. The XP Audio driver is listed. See each listing for international postage options and costs.

Hi DeKay Thank you so much for your brilliant blog. Think I may have bricked it. I am looking for a recovery disk for the Philips x Let me know how to get it from you?


For parts or not working 1. It is tricky to get them back but a bit of patience and your panic will be over. What should i do.

However it did show error 85 or 87 at bottom right of screen so obviously it had stalled at a BIOS instruction. Can i ask what is the point of instaling xp? Any help would be appreciated as when I try to reinstall vista in gets to the end of the setup and tells it cannot configure a component and asks to restart setup—which is waste of time. Compatible Brand see all Compatible Brand. fdeevents

Skip to main content. Ah well — the joys of PC World await me — thanks again j. I know that I need to do it from the recovery partition but I freebents not know how and cannot find any instructions on the net. I have launched it under My Computer. I tried removing Vista and got frozen out at the philips screen too.