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Received an HP Pavillion Notebook as gift two years ago but

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Hi - received an HP Pavillion Notebook as gift two years ago but have not used it. Forgot password ***** opening product up at that time, and am missing adaptor. Please advise on adaptor to purchase and how I can get in with a new password.
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Tech Support Specialist: Byron, Computer Support Specialist replied 1 year ago
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Hi. My name is***** you for your question and the opportunity to assist.

Is the adapter you need the power adapter that plugs in to an electrical outlet?

Is there a label on the bottom of the laptop that gives you a model number?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No model number listed - label says HP Protectsmart on the back, and Pavillion on the front label. The adaptor would have to be plugged into an electrical outlet
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
In looking over some of the packaging, I see HP Pavilion dv9000 Entertainment PC listed - could that be a model number?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Is anyone there?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I am exiting this program - it appears no one is here to assist me as I am not getting any information. I authorized $5.00 only on my credit card and will not be responsible for any amount over the $5.00 since no one is assisting me.
Tech Support Specialist: Byron, Computer Support Specialist replied 1 year ago

Hi. I am here. Thanks for the model number. I just want to be clear that

it is the power adapter that you need?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
You cannot connect to my device because I can't turn it on without an adaptor to plug it in to an electrical outlet.
Tech Support Specialist: Byron, Computer Support Specialist replied 1 year ago

I assumed that. Once you get the power adapter I'll be able to get you back in to the laptop.

First things first. You need power to get this process started.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok, I will purchase the adaptor then contact you to help me get into the laptop since I no longer have the password
Tech Support Specialist: Byron, Computer Support Specialist replied 1 year ago

Great. I'll be here to help when you're ready.

You'll have email from JustAnswer in your inbox. Please save them as they contain a link

that will return you to this page when you're ready to proceed.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you Byron. Just to make sure - this transaction is not complete and I will not be charged the $40.00 until after I get back to you, is that correct?
Tech Support Specialist: Byron, Computer Support Specialist replied 1 year ago

I don't work in billing but that's the way I understand it to work.

You can call customer support at 1.***-***-**** for clarification.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
We won't know until I purchase one and try it - how else will I know? Unfortunately there is very little information listed on this laptop and since this was a x-mas gift from 2 years ago, I am missing paperwork, packaging info, etc.
Tech Support Specialist: Byron, Computer Support Specialist replied 1 year ago

The adapter in the link I provided is for your model laptop. I have no reason to believe it wouldn't work.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok - we cannot go any further until I purchase an adaptor - at that time I will contact you again for further assistance in getting into the laptop w/out knowing previous password ***** at that time I will be very willing to pay in full as I will have been assisted. Thank you Byron, hope I get you when I get back to this site. Maria
Tech Support Specialist: Byron, Computer Support Specialist replied 1 year ago

As long as you use the link in the JustAnswer email to return to this page you will reach me.

Please don't open a new question as that will generate new charges.

When you leave a reply on this page I'm notified via email.

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