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How to isolate bluetooth device mfg and model when not listed in specs?

I am working on an HP Pavilion DV7-6166NR that has various potential matches from HP's driver section. I have not been able to find any actual enumeration or specification of what Bluetooth device ...
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Windows 10 Technical Preview HP Virtualization Technology : Not Booting Up

For running Windows Phone emulator of Visual Studio, it requires to enable the virtualization technology in BIOS settings. I am using Windows 10 Technical Preview in HP 15-r022tx machine. When I ...
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Printer prints a blank page after every first page

I have new computer using Windows 8 and for some reason ever since I installed drivers for printers on it, it prints a blank page after the first page every time. Like, the thing I wanted to print ...
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hp z400 panel audio not detected [duplicate]

I have HP Z400 workstation with an internal speaker and runs Windows 7 Professional x64. Initially I was using windows default audio driver and the internal speaker and rear audio jack were working ...
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Windows 7 activation failed, legal product key was used (HP 840 G1 laptop / clean install)

Problem Valid product key is not accepted after clean reinstall. What could be the reason of that and how to pass activation process ? Goal install & activate "clean" windows 7 professional ...
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How to reset pad counter on HP Scanjet Pro 3000

How do I reset the counter in the HP Scanjet Pro 3000 after replacing the pad assembly? The driver continues to give a warning that the pad needs to be replaced after 50,000 pages. There is no ...
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After how many impressions a printer requires maintanance? [closed]

We have several HP printers and want to create a maintanance plan. After how many impressions a printer requires it? What includes a good maintanance plan?
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HP Windows 8 keyboard ignoring certain keys

I own a HP Pavillion 15 i3 notebook and I've noticed something wrong. Whenever I press the ~/` key or the '/" key (top left on the keyboard) Windows (or the keyboard) ignores my input. For example, ...
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KVM Switch Not working

I have a KVM switch that has previously worked well with both a Dell and an HP Docking station. I recently tried to hook it to a docking station for an HP Pavilion DV6-1355dx Notebook T6600/x64/x64. ...
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Using a USB hdd in esxi 5

I have a HP DL360 G5 server running with ESXI 5 and a few internal SAS 36gb 2.5 drives, I was wondering if it was possible to connect a 2TB USB HDD and have my VM access the files on it. I have ...
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Are desktop PC ports less durable in terms of mating cycles than laptop ports?

I have an HP EliteDesk 800 Mini PC, and I am using it like a laptop in the sense that I take it to and from work every day. At home and at work I have a power adapter, monitor, keyboard, and mouse ...
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HP CQ42 laptop send to bluetooth not working

I have a HP CQ42 laptop. I recently re-installed new Windows 7 OS in my PC. Since then it is not detecting any Bluetooth devices and also "right click > Send to Bluetooth" option is also gone. I tried ...
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Windows 7 randomly freezes on some HP 400 Pro One

We have about 100 HP 400 Pro One installed and a very few (like six or eight of them) experience system freezes so hard we have to reboot them, and we are at a lose of what's causing it. The ...
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SD cards often mount read-only on Windows despite being unlocked and always working in cameras

I have a HP netbook that's at least three years old and running Windows 7 Starter. It has a built-in SDHC card slot. I have a couple of 8 gig SDHC cards that I switch between my digital camera and ...
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HP DV6 can't open fan to lubricate (picture inside)

A couple days ago, My Laptop (HP dv6-6c65se) fan started alternating between no noise (but still working) and high noise (as if the fan is hitting a metal) every few minutes. I tried cleaning the dust ...
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random vertical bars on screen

I have a HP laptop with windows 7 running on 2GB RAM and 500GB HDD. I occasionally get problems like "vertical lines" filling my screen (white screen with black and blue lines) and "complete blank ...
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Installing an HP Laserjet 4050 on Windows 7

In the past, I've installed the drivers for my networked Laserjet 4050 in one of two ways: Downloading the "Install Network Printer Wizard" from HP's web site and running it Downloading the driver ...
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Issues upgrading HP 650 Notebook PC with Windows 8.1

I have a HP 650 Notebook PC and I’m trying to upgrade Windows to the new version, version 8.1. But when everything seems to be completed I get the error: We can not upgrade to 8.1 Windows ...
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ram upgrade in hp compaq 8200 elite microtower 64 bit

following is my existing ram spec, DIMM # 1 SMBus address 0x50 Memory type DDR3 Module format UDIMM Manufacturer (ID) Samsung (CE000000000000000000) Size 4096 MBytes ...
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USB 2.0 not recognized by USB 3.0

My old HP Laserjet 1005 USB 2.0 Printer is not recognized by my new DELL USB 3.0 socket. Printer is too good to replace.
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How to remotely receive tray settings from a printer

I am looking for a way to query tray settings from printers, and then match them with the server settings. Is this possible all of the printers in questions are HP Printers using the PCL5 Generic ...
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How can I upgrade the SSD cache drive in my HP Envy 700-215xt?

I have the 16g drive right now, and at some point I'd like to upgrade that to a 32g or 64g drive. Is this as easy as swapping out the drive or does the cache drive have files on it my computer has to ...
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SMART BIOHD 8 error, what does it mean?

I came accross this error today on a HP desktop PC (I can look the model number if neccessary). I do know it s a hard drive SMART error message, and there oh so many solution on google (chkdsk C, ...
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Windows 8.1 - How to Activate Multiple Machines

So, I work for a company that recently purchased around 50 HP slim line desktops (System Model: HP EliteDesk 800 G1 USDT). Each machine has Windows 8 already installed. The machines ...
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Sleep makes shut down in HP ProBook

My HP ProBook 4540s has some problems. If I keep it in sleep. It shuts down automatically. I re-install my OS (Windows 7 Home Premium). But the problem is still like that.. What is the solution?
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Can't boot from CD/DVD ROM: HP 650 Laptop

I'm attempting to load Windows 7 on a HP 650 laptop. When I'm in the Boot Manager, I should be able to select the CD/DVD ROM to boot from, but that option is not available. Here's what I do, Power ...
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Can I use an HP charger on my Dell Inspiron N4010?

My laptop has 19.5V 3.34A/ 4.62A (what does this mean?) The HP Charger had Input : 100-240V 1.6A 50-60Hz Output: 18.5V 3.5A Can I use this charger on my laptop without damaging the laptop or ...
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How do I change or add a user for BIOS fingerprint reader in HP pro book 6540b

I have a HP pro book 6540b with fingerprint reader. I recently re-installed windows 7 (full hd wipe). I was planning on giving the laptop to my wife. But, before windows even starts to load the user ...
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Memory configuration on server

I have an HP server and by default it comes with 4GB of memory installed. Because I'm short of money I want to know if its possible to buy 8GB at 1600MHz and still use that 4GB at 1333MHz (not in dual ...
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Windows profile corrupted for printing

I lost all printing ability. Even test pages won't print (I just get a generic error message: "Test page won't print."). However, I discovered that if I create a new Windows user (with administrative ...
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HP Pavilion BIOS Failure. Unable to restore

My laptop BIOS seems to be dead. When I turn it on the CapsLock light blinks for 2 times and nothing happens on my screen. I tried to remove battery and power cable for some minutes, but nothing ...
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How do I take a picture every time my computer is turned on on a windows 7, using the built in camera HP TrueVision HD?

I want my computer to take a picture of who wakes my computer up. I have a windows 7 HP pavilion dm4 and using the built in camera, HP TrueVision HD.
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Fan Control on/for HP Proliant SE1102

I recently bought an SE1102 server on ebay for virtual machines for my home environment. I didn't checked out the system properly before the purchase and after I found out SE stands for special ...
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Secure Free VoIP Line for sending faxes from home using an HP OfficeJet 4622?

I have an HP OfficeJet 4622 at home, but I do not possess a lan line for sending faxes. I read that it's possible to use a VoIP line for sending faxes provided you use very specific settings. ...
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Second Screen Showing Black

I have a strange situation atm I have a client using a DisplayLink USB GD adaptor with a AOC Monitor running Win 7 on a HP 250 G1 Notebook. The issue is that when they plugin and go to use the ...
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Installing a secondary drive in an HP Envy 17 laptop

I'm thinking about buying an HP Envy 17. I like its specs but unfortunately it doesn't come pre-equipped with an SSD. If I'm reading this HP manual correctly, it has a secondary SATA drive slot that's ...
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Hp Pavilion G6 doesn't turn on. Pressing the on button starts, but goes off automatically

Here is the full story. My Hp Pavilion G6 2110sx it's not turning on after not using for 3 days When I press the power on button it turns on and then goes off immediately. When I pressed the button ...
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HP laptop doesn't power up

I am kindly asking for your help. I have an HP DV7T-6C00 laptop which doesn't power up at all. I have read various forum threads and they did not solve my problem that's why I'm opening a new one. It ...
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Pulling a docking station serial from Windows

Is there any known method to access the serial number of an HP (or Lenovo) Docking Station? I've got a large number of HP UltraSlim 2014 Docking Stations for PC deployments. We can pull the ...
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Linux wireless driver issue

I have HP pavilion 15 p050-su. My wireless card is Broadcom bcm43142. I can make the card runnig but the problem is that I have extremly low range(even when I'm infront of the router(less than 1 meter ...
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Ethernet Driver for Elitebook 2540p

PCI/VEN_8086&DEV_4239&SUBSYS_13118086&REV_35 Its for a HP Elitebook 2540p ethernet. I've tried many drivers. I can only find dead links for the one listed above. This is for Windows 7 ...
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HP windows 7 constant freezing/lag [duplicate]

Hey guys first post here I'm here because I'm running windows 7 on an HP Pavilion m6 laptop, and for the past several months I have been experience constant lag/freezing that almost always results in ...
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HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn gives out error code 41.7 often

We have a HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn printer in our network. Every now and then (quite often) it stops/pauses the printing process and gives out the 41.7 error code which I looked up and it means a ...
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How to print A4 papers by HP Deskjet 1010

Recently I've bought an inkjet printer HP Deskjet 1010. Previously I had a printer. I usually print with A4 papers. But I can't print A4 documents with the printer. It supports only letter size. I go ...
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Install HP Scanjet Software after previous install was deleted

I am using an HP Scanjet G2410 scanner and previously installed the software on my external hard disk. The external hard disk stopped working and the software got deleted. I used Revo Uninstaller to ...
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Cannot enter BIOS setup on HP ENVY Sleekbook 4, EFI partition broken

I'm running into great trouble with an HP ENVY Sleekbook 4 with an existing Windows 8 installation failing to boot after installing Ubuntu 14.04, and data in the EFI partition is broken (the ...
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HP Pavilion G62 is burning hot

This thing is burning hot my bed nearly caught fire 100 degrees I smell it burning my table. what to do? i don't understand technical stuff is the fan blocked. English second language.
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How many pages can be printed continuously on HP LaserJet 1020 - 1020 Plus Single Function Laser Printer at 40 degree celsius

I am using HP LaserJet 1020 - 1020 Plus Single Function Laser Printer for printing books. When I give the command to print multiple pages two or three times the printer eventually stops printing. For ...
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RHEL 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 dual boot on Proliant

I'm using HP DL360p Gen8 and so can use Intelligent Provisioning How to install dual-boot system? Which system to install first? Should I use Intelligent Provisioning or not? upd: I've found ...
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Disabling Intel Graphics card

I have an HP Probook with two cards, an Intel and an AMD. I want to switch to the AMD, because it is better that way. How can I do so?