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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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Broken Screen Cover [on hold]

I use HP ENVY TS 15 laptop (details below) and I cracked the glass that covers the screen (digitizer). The screen itself performs well but the glass is cracked. The only place I could find this part ...
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Guide to rack servers? [closed]

I hope this is not into he wrong place. I have been given a server as a gift. It was retired from a data centre. It was completely wiped, no OS. I am having a lot of trouble setting it up as I have ...
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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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How reliable are HP Recovery Manager WIndows 8 Recovery Disks: need activation codes? write-protected? testable?

My HP 2000 Notebook PC says it will make "one copy" [only] of the five-DVD recovery disks and I take them at their word that I will not be successful burning extras. I really might be needing them if ...
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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?
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HP Desktop driver for windows 7

I have an HP desktop computer, and I'm trying to install Windows 7, but it requires some drivers that I dont have. I've talked to some people that have installing windows on similar HP desktops, and ...
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“There are no fingerprint readers available at this time” error. On My windows 8 HP 64bit

After a refresh of my system. I couldn't log in windows with my finger print anymore. I tried updating the driver, but it says up to date. Please help my system make is HP envy m6 Notebook PC, 64 bit, ...
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HP 15-r007tx running too slow

Just two days before I bought HP 15-r007tx notebook. It came with free DOS os. I installed windows 8.1 pro in it. From the first use after installing windows 8, it's running slow with very slow ...
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Is my AMD Radeon graphics working properly?

I recently purchased a HP Laptop which has 2 Gb AMD Radeon 8670M Graphics card. Rest of the specs would be Core i3, 4Gb DDR3 Ram etc. I have one or two CAD applications, one being DraftSight(free ...
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“core i 5 intel Processor up to 3.1” how and where to verify

I just bought an HP probook 450 system and on bill its written processor core i5 upto 3.1 but when i go in system properties in windows 7 it says 2.50 ghz. Can anybody please tell me if there is any ...
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Dedicated Graphics and Onboard Graphics

I have a HP 430 notebook PC. According to the specs, it probably has an integrated HD graphics card and a dedicated AMD graphics card, but when I go to my device manager, display adapters, only the ...
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VLAN routing query on HP Swtch

I have Layer 3 HP switches throughout my organisation. They are set up to perform routing between all the VLANs connected to them, and everything is working. I am pretty proficient with using them, ...
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Would Like to Upgrade CPU of hp pavilion touchsmart 11z-e000 Notebook

I recently bought a HP TouchSmart 11Z-e000 Laptop but I am not happy with performae. It is using AMD A4 CPU with 4 GB RAM. I think the RAM is enough. Culprit here is CPU for the slow performance. I ...
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Network card won't identify network with regular cable after using crossover

I have a laptop: HP Pavilion g6 1212-sq (kind of old), a router in one room and a switch connected to the router in other room. Cables: - a crossover cable, the owner is a friend of mine (f); - two ...
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HP 2013 UltraSlim Docking Station Crashes\Freezes HP Elitebook 840 G1

We have a user that when they disconnect HP Elitebook 840 G1 from the docking station the system then crashes\freezes no BSOD but they always nearly always require a restart. The devices are ...
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hp pavillion elite not booting beep codes

I'm trying to fix a hp pavillion elite. It won't boot, can't even get to the bios screen. I get one short beep, one long beep, and the screen never even turns on. Beep codes online say it's memory ...