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01-30-2010 07:56 PM
I have a work around that works with my dv7. Just start an instance of media player. Keep the program running, but it can be minimized. As long as it is running you don't have the display pop-up.
02-25-2010 01:19 PM
Have you tried updating the bios? I recently purchased a dv4-2145dx and had this issue when the computer first logs into windows. I updated the bios and it seems like that fixed it. Go to HP's website and search for drivers and downloads for your model, you'll find a bios update there if available. Run that and see if that helps.
06-01-2010 01:07 PM
U are on to something there, All tips around here is for the Laptop problem::
On a Desktop the program is called:
HP MediaSmart Smart Menu
First, cancell this process
Then you just have to go into the controlpanel -> Programs and fucntions (or whatever is is called in english, the thing the you can use to remove softwares)
Uninstal this program and that should fix the problem forever
10-12-2010 11:52 AM
I JUST got my HP computer back from HP (had to have the hard drive replaced less than 2 months out of warranty) and less than a week later it had this heinous problem you guys are talking about.
For anyone who'd like to see what this looks like, here is a video. Having this happen and not knowing how to fix it is beyond annoying!!!
Thanks to you guys who were able to give some solutions to this problem. I think i would have been on my 4th tylenol by now if it weren't for you.
10-16-2011 04:21 AM
Here is the thing which works for all models of HP..
You do not need to uninstall anything, neither remove battery..
To disable the volume bar popup,
1. press ctrl+r (Run)
2.Type "msconfig" and press enter
3. A window will appear. Now switch to "Start up" tab.
4.Search HPMediaSmart SmartMenu in the list and uncheck the tick mark.
5.Click appy and the system will ask for a restart.. Restart and problem solved..!!!