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HP Laptop Model G60-535DX won't boot or do system repair

I'm attempting to fix my girlfriend's laptop, but it is behaving quite oddly. It is a HP Laptop Model G60-535DX, running Windows 7. It won't start, BIOS works fine, I did memory and hard disk scans, ...
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Laptop turns on and off by itself

Laptop: HP ProBook 4520s I got my motherboard replaced. They tested in the repair service and everything was fine. I got the laptop home and it worked. Then I hibernated it and when I wanted to turn ...
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Hp laptop freezes when power plugged in

I am using HP-8510p Laptop my problem is when I plugged in my charger it stop working and all the things got freezes. I have changed following settings but no result: Removed the battery and pressed ...
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HP dv6-2150ca don't boot after RAM upgrade

I've HP dv6-2150ca with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I had 4 gb RAM. I upgrade to 8 gb RAM. Both from same manufacturer and purchased at same time. Specs of RAM Crucial When I start laplop it says ...
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HP compaq graphics card not working

My friend has an HP Compaq 610 laptop, that wasn't working he brought it to me to fix it and I discovered that the graphics card isn't working, we need a new graphics card. I googled a bit and found ...
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HP laptop, “General system board failure”, what next?

I have an HP Pavilion DM1-3101ea laptop with an integrated AMD E-350 APU. Basically the same as DM1Z, if it is of any help. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on it. The problem appeared as follows: i tried to send ...
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Bottom third of laptop display showing up (sometimes) - How to diagnose?

I took this laptop in on partial-trade for one I had for sale: http://imgur.com/r7ADFwY,RPzYhh0#1 (Use previous and next buttons to see both pictures) It's an HP 2000-2A09CA. EDIT: The few ...
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External monitor very dim via laptop VGA

I have an HP DV6 2115sa laptop running Windows 7, and have been using an external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster) using the VGA port. Having previously worked perfectly, it now suddenly seems to be an ...
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Bad Clock Battery on an HP Probook 4525s

How can I tell if the clock battery is bad in a HP Probook 4525s? My PC does not start when pressing the power button but the caps lock light flashes twice.
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HP ProBook 6570b maximum resolution - is 3840 x 2160 / 4K possible?

I'd like to hook up a HP ProBook 6570b to a 4K display. Before getting one, I'd like to know if the laptop is capable of outputting 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz via the DisplayPort. My current research ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the onboard graphics card of HP1000 Laptop?

For a HP1000 laptop, there is onboard graphics of intel (R) HD graphics 3000. So, I think it is not enough to play big games like the Blur game. So, was thinking whether I could add an additional card ...
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56 views

Buying used laptop - can I change from Win 8 to Win 7 and keep the same license?

I am attempting a purchase of a used HP laptop. The model is HP Pavilion DV7-4120EM. The OS that was supposed to come with this laptop is Windows 7, but the seller said that on PC startup, he was ...
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2 different laptops, 1 home office setup [closed]

My fiancée and I used to have the same HP laptop and shared a single docking station in our home office to connect to a HDMI monitor, keyboard and mouse. I have recently upgraded to a Lenovo X1 Carbon ...
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building Battery pack for HP Dv6 2064ca [closed]

I replaced my battery pack with anker brand. It went faulty and was not charging. So they sent another pack which was turned out to be faulty. Now i got 2 battery packs sitting of now use. If i want ...
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115 views

Laptop screen doesn't come back on after opening lid

The problem I am having is that when I close the lid on my laptop just to put the computer down for a minute and then open it back up the screen is just black, the backlighting comes on, but it's like ...
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Internet Wireless Connection not working on my laptop

I have a problem with my HP dv6 notebook with Windows 7 bought in August 2011. Many many times since the past and even today, whenever I up my laptop and login, I am usually getting "Not connected - ...
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How to use the 'alt gr' key on my HP UltraBook?

I have an HP ENVY UltraBook 4 (4-1161er). It is equipped with the 'alt gr' key, but it seems it just works as the normal ALT key. Does anybody know how to make this key work? Searching HP forums gave ...
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How do I reverse a function button

My old laptop I could press f1 f2 etc no issue and to use extra features there was a function button to press with f1 for example to do something like volume control My new laptop works the other way ...
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HP G61-110SA screen upgrade possible?

I have an aging HP G61 laptop that I have been considering replacing. The main limitation that bothers me is the screen resolution (1366x768), as I do a lot of programming and like to be able to have ...
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1answer
104 views

2nd HDD/SSD DVD caddy for HP Pavilion dv5 1080eh laptop

I want to add a 2nd hard drive (SSD) to my HP Pavilion dv5 1080eh laptop. I don't need the optical drive, so I want to buy a caddy (if it's the proper name, or maybe odd box). I found one here: ...
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1answer
54 views

When choosing a CPU to install in a barebones laptop, what compatibility factors should one consider?

I have a sizable quantity of bare-bones HP 6570b ProBooks, and am looking at various CPU's to potentially install. The socket type is G2 and it has to be compatible with the Intel HM76 chip-set, but ...
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circumvent BIOS password on hp compaq nc8430

I've been trying to find a solution on google. However most (if not all userful)answers to the question "How can I reset or circumvent the BIOS password" on my Hp compaq nc8430 end up with "try ...
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My Windows 7 HP laptop's touchpad mouse not working

I have multiple computers and one of them broke so now I'm using other one. It is Windows 7 HP with a touchpad mouse, but now the mouse is not working. Can anyone please tell me how to fix this.
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Can laptop parts be replaced with a different brand?

I have HP Pavilion g6. I have broadcom wireless card, and HP graphic. They both cause great problems especially on Linux, they're not supported. I want to buy another wireless card and a Nvidia ...
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Hard to read my HP Pavilion g4 laptop screen (and has been for the two years I've had it - tired of it)

Does anyone besides me have trouble reading an HP Pavilion g4 laptop screen? I can't find anything with google search and if no one else has experienced a similar problem I'll go to the optometrist ...
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is the HP 4510s dedicated video card removable?

Does anyone know if the dedicated video card of an HP 4510s laptop can be replaced? The long story is: I have an HP 4510s laptop with an ATI Radeon HD4330 video card, and recently it had shut down ...
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Replacing laptop hard drive

I have two laptops, a Dell XPS running 64-bit and HP Pavilion 32-bit and I want to replace the Dell hard drive with the hard drive in the HP temporarily because my Dell laptop became very slow and I ...
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1answer
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Guidance and assurances in flashing Presario CQ62 BIOS in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu on an Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX Notebook PC. I'm having wireless/suspend issues as described in this askubuntu post, and after reading the ubuntu bug reporting page I think the ...
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92 views

Black spray (?) on a laptop's heat sink assembly

We have a HP Pavilion DV3 4000SB that was given an error on startup that the fan was having problems (System Fan 90b error message) So I decided to open the laptop up and clean the fan, as that ...
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1answer
573 views

Laptop won't start after BIOS update

I have an HP Probook 4540s laptop. I recently updated its BIOS from HP's website. After the installation the laptop restarted, but since then there is no display. I waited for an hour until the ...
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Unable to put laptop to sleep after installing AMD driver

I have HP Probook4540s Laptop with Core i5 processor, 8GB Ram and an AMD ATI Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Graphics card of 2 GB and I am running windows 8 pro x64. Thing is my graphics card driver doesn't ...
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532 views

My HP Laptop shows bios error

Sometimes, when I startup my HP Laptop I get a message like this (I am not accurately sure of the message but it is something like this) HP Bios Startup error The selected bios file was not ...
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HP Mini refuses to boot, won't even display bios

I have an HP Mini 210-1170NR and recently the battery expired. it worked fine when plugged into the wall, but today it won't show the HP logo or anything; just gets stuck with the caps lock light on. ...
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HP Mini battery malfunctioning

I have an HP Mini 210-1170NR netbook, which has been working fine for the most part for about 2-3 years. today I returned to find it powered off instead of sleeping, and when turned on it says that ...
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235 views

HP 2000 keyboard issue

I have a HP 2000 laptop running Windows-7 home basic. I know for sure nothing has been spilled on the keyboard. The laptop boots up to the Windows login page. I cant login to the laptop because the ...
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Screen goes black after some seconds

I have an HP Compaq Presario CQ61-310SD Notebook. And when I start my computer on the highest brightness, my screen would go dark after a few seconds. I can hear that moment that it goes dark. I've ...
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Battery Error 601 HP Pavilion dv6

The computer that i own is currently around four years old, that battery has worked perfectly up until the last year, i've been doing a LOT of research recently into why the battery is not working ...
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Truly Clean installation on HP Pavilion DV7 3085DX

Okay, I believe this is my first question on this area, I'm more of a Stack Overflow user, so please feel free to re-tag this question if needed. First of all I own an HP DV7 3085DX laptop, as the ...
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Why wont new hard drive use battery power?

I recently replaced the hard drive and the battery on my HP G62 laptop, Ubuntu 13.10 is installed on the drive. The machine will not boot on battery power, but works fine when plugged in. When ...
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Display is dim after updating graphics driver

Tad bit of summary:So I have had the "pleasure" of owning an HP laptop for a few years now. Since HP does not update their drivers for a long time I was stuck with AMD 8.3 drivers. I recently updated ...
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How to select the Laptop correct driver [duplicate]

How can I choose the correct laptop Wifi Driver for my HP 630 Notebook laptop? I go to the relevant HP site and choose my operating system. It gives me the list of drivers but how would I know what is ...
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Solved - HP Compaq laptop hard drive removal

I am having trouble removing the hard drive of my old HP Compaq Laptop, it's model is CQ61-107TU but I can't find it on the HP website. I am more a software person than a hardware person, so I'm not ...
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Unable to locate annoying noise source in HP DV6 laptop

I've had a HP DV6-1340SS laptop for about 3 years. Some months ago, I started hearing some kind of unusually loud fan noise with no apparent relation to CPU load. It's not the usual air sound, it ...
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HP Compaq 610 Battery not charging

my mother has a Compaq 610 running Windows 7 Ultimate. The problem here is that it is not charging when it is plugged in. It does take power from the power supply but the battery is not charging. The ...
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1answer
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HP Pavilion G7-2325 Notebook PC Drivers Windows 7

I just bought a brand new HP Pavilion G7-2325 Notebook, removed Windows 8 and installed Windows 7. On HP's website they only offer Windows 8 drivers. The problem is that not all of the Windows 8 ...
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HP dv7-XG300AV runs at 75 degrees while idling

I realize that 75 degrees celsius isn't THAT bad, but while playing a game or watching videos/multitasking the processor goes up to 97 degrees and after a few hours will reach 100 and shut off. I've ...
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How can I increase the volume in my headphones past what is put out from my laptop

I have a HP Pavilion DV6 and I need more volume than what my laptop's integrated/default sound card and software offer. Will an external USB soundcard resolve this and/or do I need to upgrade the ...
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Hp pavilion dv4 1211 power adapter does not work

i have laptop Hp pavilion dv4 1211 i have a problem with may power adapter (Hp pavilion dv4 1211) . when i attach with laptop(Turn off) the indicator light will rise up . but real problem is start ...
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357 views

Can I install a SATA-II hybrid hard-drive in HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop?

I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. It's an Intel processor model. Originally had 2GB DDR2 RAM - which I later upgraded to 3GB. It's hard-drive is Western Digital WD1600BEVS-60RST0. The drive height ...
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1answer
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HP ProBook 6450b not booting after memory upgrade

I recently tried to upgrade my ProBook 6450b from 4GB to 8GB of memory (the listed maximum). When installing the new pair I purchased (which is within spec for the laptop per the manual (referenced ...