HP Envy 15M BP111DX Laptop Configuration

Envy 15M-BP111DX Laptop

Envy – 15M-BP111DX Specs

The HP ENVY 15M-BP111DX is a convertible 2-in-1 laptop. The kickstand-support is perfectly placed in the middle, to offer flexible rotations. The keyboard is designed in a perfect manner and can be detached easily from the display. The device is embedded with the ‘Iris Plus 640’ graphics card that allows you to play casual and multi-player games. The laptop also possesses the UEFI, which resembles the upgraded version of the BIOS.

  • 15.6” HD display
  • Intel core i5 8th generation
  • 3-cell Li-ion battery
  • 12GB DDR3L SDRAM

Tech – Specifications

Ram

The laptop is installed with 12GB DDR3L SDRAM that allows to perform bulk operations simultaneously.

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The HP ENVY 15M-BP111DX is equipped with the 8th generation Intel core i5 processor.

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The 3-Cell 45Wh Lithium ion battery helps to work continuously upto seven hours.

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The device is built with 15.6” Full HD display that delivers a display resolution of 1920 * 1080 dpi.

Driver Configuration Support

The HP is pre-installed with Windows 10 Home Operating system. Generic driver software are included with the package. Connect an external device with the laptop. Driver files for the device are automatically downloaded and installed by the OS. If the laptop fails to install driver files, manually download drivers. Click the driver download link in this website. The website redirects you to the download page. Choose the driver file that is compatible with your OS package. Download the file. Right-click the file. Select Run from the drop-down menu. Follow instructions onscreen to pass through the installation.

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User Guide

We provide a guidebook that elaborates the ENVY 15M-BP111DX. Click the button below to download the guide. With this guide, you can learn the setup, installation, driver download & update, and troubleshooting measures. You can also learn about specifications of the HP ENVY 15M-BP111DX in this guide. Removal and replacement procedures are also inscribed in the manual. The laptop has USB ports, HDMI port, audio jack, microphone jack, power connection port, and memory card slots.

Manual

Envy 15M BP111DX Related Top issues

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Keyboard Shortcuts, Hotkeys, and Special Keys (Windows)

The HP ENVY 15M-BP111DX is built with alphabet keys, number keys, function keys, and some special keys. Hotkeys are also known as shortcuts. Some keyboard shortcuts are: Windows + E-Open File Explorer, Windows + R-Open Run dialog, Windows + L-Locks the workstation, ‘Alt + Tab’-Shift between tabs. The special keys are printed with symbols. The WI-FI symbol indicates activate/deactivate of the wireless connection. The airplane symbol allows the user to turn the device into ‘Airplane’ mode. Press the ‘Shift’ key five times. It toggles StickyKeys on and off.

Keyboard and TouchPad or ClickPad Troubleshooting

Problems in touchpad/clickpad : scrolling fails to respond; pointer does not move accurately; issues with the sensitivity. Resolve scrolling issues – Open the Control Panel home. Locate the ‘Mouse’ or ‘Keyboard & Mouse’ sub-menu and expand it. Choose the scrolling option. Make sure that the option is enabled. If it is disabled, click the check-box to enable. Go to the scroll settings. You can customize settings as per your requirements. Refer to the laptop’s user manual to check whether the touchpad supports multi-touch. If yes, click the ‘activate multi-touch’ option and exit the screen.

Updating the BIOS

  1. To download BIOS updates, find the specific serial number on your laptop. Open the ‘Software & Driver Downloads’ webpage. Navigate to the product page. Refer to our user manual to find the exact product number of your device.
  2. Choose the Operating system version installed in your laptop. Click submit. The website redirects you to the BIOS update page. Select the appropriate BIOS version. Click download. If the BIOS update is not displayed, then the latest version is already installed on the device.
  3. Open the downloaded file. Follow directions displayed onscreen. Click the ‘More details’ option. It displays the overview, installation steps, and system requirements for the BIOS update. The BIOS image file is saved to the laptop. Install the BIOS update.

Recovering the BIOS

  1. Recovering the BIOS is done when: UEFI partition on the hard drive is deleted; HP_TOOLS volume is removed. To resolve this issue, download a replacement BIOS file. Steps to download the file is briefed in the guidebook.
  2. Use another system with an active Internet connection. Open a trusted website. Type tour product number in the search tab. Choose your model from the list displayed. Expand the ‘Software and drivers’ tab. Make sure that the displayed Operating system is similar to the installed one.
  3. Click BIOS. To view more information about the update package, click details button. Tap the download button. It is located next to the BIOS update file. Note down the destination path. Copy the file into a flash drive. Update the BIOS.

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Creating and Using a Microsoft Recovery USB Drive (Windows 10)

Creating a USB recovery drive – Open the search tab. Enter ‘recovery drive’ and press the enter button. If the system prompts you to enter a password, fill in with the administrator password. The utility tool opens. Select ‘Backup system files to the recovery drive’ option and click the next button. Insert a USB flash drive into the USB slot of the laptop. Click the ‘Create’ button. Wait until the system completes the copy operation. Once the process gets completed, tap the finish button. The recovery drive is now created. Using the USB drive – We recommend you to backup all the data before commencing the recovery process. Restart the laptop. Connect the recovery drive(USB drive) with the laptop. Press the boot function key repeatedly until the System Recovery is loaded. Select your preferred language. A list of troubleshooting options is displayed. You can choose the desired option from the list.

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Testing for Hardware Failures

Connect the laptop with an uninterrupted power supply using the power cable. Switch on the laptop. Charge the device till the battery is 100% charged. Check the battery status by clicking the battery icon on the screen. Disconnect the power supply. Restart the laptop. Open the HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI by pressing the F2 key repeatedly. From the main menu, click the ‘Component Tests’ option. Select ‘Hard drive’ from the list. Tap ‘Extensive Test’ and click Run to begin the test. Wait till the test gets complete. The battery will be drained once the test is terminated. Reestablish the power supply. Recharge the battery and run battery test.

Understanding and Using Windows 10

Windows 10 is the latest edition of Windows Operating system. This OS package is available in different versions. You can refer to our instruction manual for the detailed description of the each Operating system. Unlike other editions, Windows 10 possess various special features. One of them is listed below : Cortana – a personal assistant included with Windows 10 package. You can search the web, customize settings, perform synchronization and much more.

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About UEFI and the Startup Menu

Unified Extensible Firmware Interface is a firmware code. It is embedded in a chip on the laptop’s motherboard. UEFI provides functionality in addition to the BIOS. Features of UEFI: extra-ordinary graphic options, display system information, perform basic diagnostics, and display software programs from storage devices. From the Startup menu, you are able to access through system information and hardware diagnostics. Use the arrow keys to navigate through options.

 Computer Might Be Infected by a Virus or Malware (Windows 10, 8)

  1. Symptoms of a virus-affected laptop : longer booting time; applications stop responding frequently; system error messages occurs often; unusual icons show up in the desktop; slow loading of web pages while browsing; too many pop-up windows; default system settings change automatically; email messages are auto-sent without your knowledge; data loss; unauthorized hard disk access.
  2. Solutions – Activate the Firewall. Go to the Control Panel home. Locate and enter into the ‘System and Security’ tab. Open the ‘Security & Maintenance’ sub-menu from the list. Select the primary tagline ‘Review recent messages and resolve problems’. If there are no issues developed, then security settings are up-to-date. Else, if a warning is displayed, click the ‘Turn on’ button to activate the firewall.
  3. Antivirus software – Check if the laptop is pre-installed with the Windows Defender or any other antivirus program. Type ‘Windows Defender’ in the search tab. You will be directed to the PC status homepage. Make sure that the ‘Real-time protection’ is active. If the system prompts you to update, click the ‘Update’ button. After updating, select the ‘Scan now option at the right panel of the screen. The Defender will automatically rectify the error.
  4. Steps to prevent malware attack : install/update update antivirus programs; do not download non-market applications; follow solutions from a trusted provider; frequently update the driver software. When the laptop is infected by a virus, analyze the problem, choose the best solution, resolve the problem. Refer to our user manual for an elaborate explanation about the product.

Installing the Latest Version of Windows 10

Automatic installation-Microsoft automatically notifies whenever there is an update available. Turn on the system. A pop up appears, displaying a ‘HI’ message. The message is followed by a set of screens that display the status of installation. As the installation gets complete, a ‘Let’s start’ message pops up. Follow instructions onscreen. The Windows 10 version is installed successfully. Manual installation-Open the search tab. Type Windows Update. Click Check for updates’ in the new page. The download commences. Restart the laptop once the download is complete. The update configures after the restart.

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Windows 10 Product Activation

We recommend you to activate Windows 10 to avoid software piracy. The HP 15M-BP111DX is installed with Windows 10 Home Operating system package. The product will activate once the laptop is connected to an Internet connection. If you wish to replace the existing OS by another version, you must activate the newer version, separately. You can also update the package. Open the System properties. Enter the new activation key. Select the version of the Operating system from the list. The new features and updates are downloaded and installed automatically.

HP Product Recycling

HP products are designed on three basis: Energy efficiency; Materials innovation; Recyclability. Recycling is done to promote e-waste management. HP recycles a wide variety of its products like, ink cartridges, home office equipment, business assets, batteries from notebooks & smart phones. HP also offers packaging materials in some regions. Before sending the product for recycling, assure that you have wiped out all your data. Read the Terms & Conditions thoroughly, to avoid general issues. Sometimes, HP allows you to trade your devices for money or other products.