A series of high-end mobile workstation laptops made by Hewlett-Packard.

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Can't get touch screen on my HP Elitebook 840 G1 to work

My friend has an Elitebook 840 and his touchscreen works just fine. In the device manager, I see some drivers for touch screen stuff so I'm assuming I do actually have a touch screen. I'm not ...
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Windows 7 Aero decorations blinking every second

After returning from lunch, my Citrix Receiver timed out, and the active window border, its shadow, and selected text started blinking every second. This also undoes dragging the window and closes ...
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Brand new laptop, two years in storage, will the battery be ok?

I have an opportunity to buy a brand new (sealed box) EliteBook 8470p laptop for a good price. The date of manufacture goes back to around March 2013, which is bang on two years ago. Given that it's ...
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HP Elitebook 8470p LAN/WLAN Switching Setting Does not Affect Setting In Windows

My notebook (which is an HP Elitebook 8470p) could be connected both to WLAN and LAN at the same time before it gets formatted. But now, although I unchecked the "LAN/WLAN Swithching" option in its ...
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How to connect LG display to HP Elitebook

I'm trying to connect an LG display with an HP elitebook. I'm using a DVI-D to VGA cable. The display is not reading any data from the laptop at all. What do I need to do to make this work? Is the VGA ...
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HP Elitebook 8570p, ssd, 8Gb, i5, win 8.1 ent

I cannot log in to my computer when I have locked it (Elitebook 8570p Windows x64 8.1) using the Win+L shortcut. I get a notification at the bottom saying my account is not accessible. It's almost ...
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Have a HP 8470w, Ubuntu, dual monitors

I have a HP 8470W with a docking station. trying to get dual monitors working in Ubuntu. Any ideas? Currently only the VGA side works.
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HP 8760w random crash error minidump

I have a issue with my Elitebook 8760w that I just bought(Used), since I installed another 16GB of ram and a second hard drive I am having random crashes with this error code I have tested the ram ...
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What is the purpose of the lower lens on some laptops?

I have tried reading the HP EliteBook 2540p manual but it does not seem to label it anywhere. I've noticed that this model in particular isn't the only one, there are quite a few models that have it ...
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How to find motherboard model from offline HDD

My HP 8540w laptop had a water spill accident and motherboard is damaged. I don't remember exact specs about which CPU is there and other model details. Is there any way to get this info on HDD when ...
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HP EliteBook 8470p running extremely hot

(tl;dr; see my bold text) I've been using this HP EliteBook 8470p for well over a year - it has an I7 proc with 8gb of RAM and before ever turning it on, I swapped out the HD with a 512gb SSD. I was ...
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Stange experience in my laptop of certain keys not working

I actually asked this in HP support forums and their Customer Service Rep., but no one knows whats going on.So, I am throwing open this question here , esp. so that some Geek Squad guy, who has seen ...
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Need digital stylus for HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G1 [closed]

I recently got a HP Elitepad Revolve 810 G1 (work PC - windows 8) that HP says on it's site has capacitive screen with digitizer. I'm looking for a stylus like the one I have with my Surface Pro (home ...
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My laptop won't power on after an unexpected shutdown

I have an HP 6930 Elite book. I was just charging it in the afternoon yesterday while making a Word document on it and it suddenly got shutdown. No warning, no alert, no notification, just a sudden ...
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Disable wireless when ethernet connection is detected on an HP EliteBook

My company has recently started giving out HP Elitebooks to employees, replacing the Lenovo ThinkPads we used to use. I'm trying to find a way to disable the wireless when it detects that an ...
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hd0 out of disk, grub rescue> when botting up off a USB drive ONLY with HP EliteBook

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a bootable USB drive. It works well with 2 laptops (meaning, laptops boot successfully off the USB drive). However, when I connect the USB drive to a HP EliteBook ...
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USB ports on HP Ultraslim docking station do not work

I have a HP Ultraslim docking station for my HP Elitebook Folio 9470m ultrabook. The connection to the external monitor and the network works fine - but I cannot seem to plug in any peripherals into ...
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microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by

Microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by Microsoft Wi-Fi direct Virtual adapter in Windows 8; I think. I created hosted network using netsh wlan show drivers netsh wlan set ...
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Display Driver stopped responding and recovered successfully- Blue Screen - HP Elite Book

I have HP ELiteBook , this problem has become a routine headache for me (after every 20, 25 minutes_ - While using, suddenly everything hangs and black out goes around and then a message pop at the ...
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HP Elitebook 8570w custom boot logo

I'm trying to get a custom boot logo to work, but I have to place it on the HP_Tools partition. I cannot see this partition, neither from Windows' partition manager and from EaseUS Partition Master. ...
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HP Elitebook does not recognize USB keyboard if Logitech Unifying receiver (for mouse) is plugged in

My HP Elitebook 8470p normally is used with a Logitech K120 USB keyboard (just a standard USB keyboard). As I recently bought a new mouse (Logitech Performance MX) that has a unifying receiver, the ...
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windows 8.1 RTM fingerprint option missing

I am running Windows 8.1 on Elitebook 8460p. I was looking forward to configuring fingerprint logon. However the fingerprint option is missing. I verified in Device manager; the driver is installed. ...
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Hardware Tests for Malfunctioning Laptop (2730p)?

long story short, my 2730p has been giving me numerous problems and it seems like i will have to reinstall windows as many dlls have gone missing/broken (and the damn thing is barely usable now)... ...
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My Mp3 Cd won't work on my computer

I have a Windows 7 "EliteBook" and am trying to rip the songs off of an Mp3 onto iTunes but it won't let me. It tells me that it is a blank cd. I know there are songs on there because it was double ...
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HP EliteBook 8470p laptop's DVD drive spins up periodically when the DVD drive is empty

I recently got an HP EliteBook 8470p with Windows 7, and the DVD drive (HP DVD A DS8A9SH) spins up briefly at some interval, maybe a minute, as if something is checking if a DVD is present or similar. ...
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redhat 5.4 too slow on my hp Elitebook 8440p

I installed RedHat Enterprise 64bit 5.4 on my hp Elitebook 8440p however the performance is disturbing. When I am typing, the computer seems to hang and repeats some keys. I also note that coping ...
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HP EliteBook 8540w doesn't start with GPT disc attached

I have an HP EliteBook 8540w but since I attached a 4 TB external GPT disc drive, it does not start anymore. (It freezes during the BIOS startup.) When I detach the disc, everything works fine. I ...
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Will a USB Bluetooth device still work if Bluetooth is disabled in BIOS?

I have a work laptop which (reportedly) has Bluetooth disabled in BIOS. This is naturally password protected so the "easy option" of simply changing the BIOS won't work. This drives me nuts since it ...
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Dual monitors don't work on Elitebook 8570p

I just got my shiny new HP EliteBook 8570p and although the documentation and what I've read online indicates two or three monitors can be used simultaneously, I'm unable to. I've got the laptop ...
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Laptop won't sleep with 2nd hard drive

I have installed a 2nd hard drive into my laptop and now Windows 7 refuses to shutdown all or sleep all the way. The screen goes black and the computer's fan just stays spinning and it never enters ...
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HP EliteBook 8570p webcam and speakers with docking station

Just got an HP EliteBook 8570p with a docking station. Hooked up 2 monitors, mouse, USB webcam, speakers and USB keyboard to the docking station. The monitors, keyboard and mouse all work well but the ...
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Linux laptop way too slow (possibly hard drive? or graphics card drivers?)

Last few weeks, my laptop is almost unusable: nearly each click takes seconds to react I am unable to play video and browse internet (reference manual, consisting mostly of text) in the same time ...
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Error Loading Operating System when booting to a dual partitioned USB drive

I seem to have an odd issue with a dual partitioned usb drive, here is my setup: I created 2 partitions on my external hard drive. One partition has my bootable Windows environment ( WinPE 3.0 ) ...
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HP Elitebook 2170p - partitions safe to delete?

I want to install Windows 8 on my HP EliteBook 2170p. The problem is that there are, all in all, 4 partitions on the computer, which seems to me prertty useless. When I try to fromate the partitions ...
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HP EliteBook 8560w SATA compatibility

I know that HP EliteBook 8560w/8570w supports SATA III capable chipset. But this particular chipset has SATA III and SATA II capable channels. I wonder which channel has HP used to connect the hard ...
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Can I replace laptop screen with a lower resolution one?

Recently I purchased an HP EliteBook 8570w workstation, which has a native resolution of 1920×1080, but unfortunately due to this high resolution everything is too small, especially the toolbars ...
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Are there any custom keyboard available for laptops

My work laptop is a HP elitebook 8560w which I mainly use for programming. Usually I have a external keyboard but recently I have been working out of office and therefore have been using the laptops ...
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How can I swap Ctrl and Fn keys on a corporate computer?

Our computers have been upgraded to HP EliteBook 8570p machines and while they're very nice machines, they are also very large -- so large that the left Ctrl key is too far away, making Ctrl+V really ...
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My EliteBook is not auto picking 1080p for external monitor, poor display on forcing

I'm connecting my Samsung LED S22A300B to my HP EliteBook 6930p through VGA out. Laptop has Intel 4500MHD video card. I have latest drivers installed for both card and monitor. Only 800x600 and ...
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HP Elitebook 8560w Sluggish

At work I'm using an HP EliteBook 8560w laptop. Now this is a reasonably nice laptop, so I didn't expect any slowdowns from it. Indeed, compile times are fast, and it can run almost anything ...
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Laptop crashes during startup (“clean install”)

I'm trying to get a general idea about why my laptop crashes. - To stand more strong during the repair and hopefully be able to give feedback. I own a HP Elitebook 8530w; the problem exhibits with ...
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Connecting Two External Monitors to One Laptop

I have a HP EliteBook 2540p and I am trying to connect two external monitors to it, but I'm having difficulties. I have a VGA splitter to connect the two monitors. The external monitors have cloned ...
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Finding cause of bugcheck 0x124 - WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR

This is somewhat related to this question For some time now, my system sporadically hangs with the sound card playing the previous sample in a loop and sometimes a flickering screen. bluescreens ...
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Do HP Elitebooks allow to switch off Optimus from BIOS?

I'm checking which HP EliteBook (among 8740w,8760w) gives the possibility to switch off Optimus in the BIOS (need it to simplify CUDA development under Ubuntu). Or even better, is there a list of the ...
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Weird RAM Upgrade Experience

I have a laptop, HP EliteBook 8540p having originally 4GB RAM and I've recently bought Corsair Value Select SO-DIMM 16 Go (2x 8 Go) DDR3 1333 MHz. It fits the required RAM specifications perfectly, ...
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Why does the CPU usage reach 100% when laptop is plugged in?

I have an HP Elitebook 8440p with Windows 7 Ultimate, i7 Processor and 8 GB RAM. For the last couple of days, when I plug-in my laptop for charging, the CPU usage shoots up to 100% and remains there ...
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Notebook pauses when battery is inserted

I have an HP Elitebook 2530p that is experiencing some odd behaviour. Symptoms: Booting with battery causes blank screen Booting without battery works like normal Inserting battery while powered on ...
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How do I prevent my laptop from shutting down when undocking?

The Laptop is an HP EliteBook 8540p running Windows 7 Professional. OS updates are applied regularly via Windows Update and the machine is currently fully up to date. Recently, when undocking the ...
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Linux kernel option for maintaining functionality upon undock/redock of laptop to a docking station?

I'm trying to compile a custom kernel. At present, here is the data: Hardware: HP EliteBook 8540w HP docking station Arch Linux default kernel behavior: with computer docked, usb mounse plugged ...
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EliteBook 8540w suffers BSoD whenever power or monitors are unplugged

I have a HP EliteBook 8540w with an Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M video card. Every time I unplug an external monitor or the power, it gets a Blue Screen of Death. Are there some drivers I should update? Is ...