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Laptop turns off immediately after power on

I have an oldish HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. The screen is busted so I use it for general media and server tasks. It's running Windows 7. The machine has never given me an issue. When I turned it on this ...
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Pavilion zv5200 graphics issues - Hardware or driver?

I have an old Pavilion zv5200 (service tag zv5260us) whose hard drive died a few years ago. Just recently, I picked up a used hard drive for it just to get it working again as a small, fun project. ...
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HP M2N68-LA Motherboard graphics

I have a odd problem that I can not seem to fix, I have a motherboard M2N68-LA (Narra Series) from a HP Pavilion and can not seem to get any graphics working. I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 installed, the ...
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HP Pavilion DV7 laptop - how to reinstall Windows without recovery partition?

I have bought a used laptop computer, HP Pavilion DV7-4120EM . It came with preinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate. But the hard drive is not original one, so it does not have the recovery partition that ...
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HP Pavilion DV7 laptop - screen went black after shutdown attempt, but it doesn't turn off

Today I bought a used HP laptop computer, model HP Pavilion DV7-4120EM . At first everything worked ok. Then I used HP center software to search and install BIOS and driver updates. After it has ...
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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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HP laptop display stopped working

I have a problem regarding HP Pavilion G6 Series laptop. The laptop's display stopped working. What have I tryed: I have connected it to an external monitor via VGA cable and it is showing ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on my HP Pavilion g4 windows 7

I have AMD Radeon HD 6470M and AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6620G in my display adapter. But, when I configure my switchabel graphics, it's not working. Please Help.
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Linux Mint 16 on HP Pavilion dv6 laptop - power management doesn't work

I installed Linux Mint 16 on my HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. On Linux, my laptop always seems to be under load (fan spins at full speed etc.) Is there any power management tool / driver that could help ...
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Windows 7 “Setup is starting” freezes

I have HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC ,it came with 2 drives, C & Recovery. I re-partitioned the hard using a windows 7 bootable dvd, I deleted the 2 drives, and then created a C and another one, ...
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HP Pavilion Entertainment PC suddenly does not start

The laptop I have has suddenly stopped booting : The screen stays black on boot up I hear the noise of fans quite high for a few seconds then normal After about 5 seconds, 2 little white LEDs (one ...
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I have a dv6 3122us laptop,and wondering what kind of upgrades i can get for games? [closed]

Everything stock.I have the 4gb ram,but didnt know if putting the 8gb ram will even help,or be used.Can i change the video card,or is it soldered?I already have the 2.4 ghz cpu,but can i put bigger ...
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Service pack 3 or any other solution? [closed]

I have service pack 3 on my computer and operating system is Windows XP. My computer model is HP Pavilion f1503.Windows XP is going to be unsupported from April 2014. What should I do? Should I ...
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HP d7 ac adapter plug

How do I find the size of my ac adapter plug for my Hp Pavilion d7 laptop? I know it's a 65w, 19 volt-3.42A adapter but I have no clue of the size of the polarity plug. I'd also like to know which ...
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Virtual Router not working

I have tried installing Virtual Router in my laptop having Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter. But it shows Error: group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested ...
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Why I'm unable to use up/down arrows in my BIOS?

My BIOS is loading and when I wanted to change anything, the up/down arrows aren't working. What might be the problem? I want to change boot options, but I'm unable to select the boot from CD option. ...
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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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My HP Pavilion g7 is not detecting external monitor. It is running Ubuntu 13.04

I have confirmed that both the cable and monitor are working perfectly. I get No signal and No Display when connecting my Laptop to an external display. The cable is VGA and the person using the ...
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Why i cant see a specific wireless network?

My laptop (which is a hp pavilion g6 with broadcom 4313gn adaptor and running windows 7 enterprise sp1) sometimes can't see the wireless ssid at my work. For ex: for a couple of days i can see and ...
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Why does Pavillion DV7 say “Boot Device not found”?

I've installed a new hard drive and want to boot from the DVD drive to install the OS, but I get the following error: Boot Device Not Found Please install an operating system on your hard disk. ...
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HP Pavilion g7 - Screen contrast adjusting itself

I can't really think of any reason as to why this would happen, but lately my laptop has been acting a bit odd. It is an HP Pavilion g7 2017cl. This has happened now twice - the screen will slowly ...
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Is it possible to make HP wireless indicator light signal work with linux?

I have an HP Pavilion g6-1a52nr, wireless indicator works on windows but not on linux, I tried many linux distros, wireless indicator doesn't work with any, currently using crunchbang 11 64 bit which ...
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Can I buy DDR3 RAM to my laptop? [closed]

I have a HP Pavilion dv5 1080eh laptop http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&destPage=product&lc=en&product=3767387&tmp_docname= I have 2GB DDR2 RAM in it. I want to ...
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How to know which driver is missing from hp laptop?

I have an hp pavilion g6, windows 7 64 bit, many drivers are missing like the sleep mode, and if use hybrid mode or lock mode, the laptop freezes and i have to restart it. The Bluetooth drivers were ...
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Enabling Bluetooth on Windows 7 (HP Pavilion)

I have an HP Pavillion g6 with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. On Windows 7, it says that my laptop doesn't have Bluetooth, so I thought that my PC doesn't support Bluetooth at all. However, on Ubuntu, I have ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 laptop battery droping fast

I have done fresh install of Kubuntu 12.10 on my HP Pavilion G6 Laptop. I'm a bit nervous that my battery is not lasting more than 1 hour while for Windows 8 it was lasting for 5 Hours(while using ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS Graphic card issue - the screen splits into 6 parts

I receive display error while switching on the computer (HP Pavilion dv6670ec). The screen splits into 6 parts (6 same small displays within my screen) The error appears just while starting the ...
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HP Pavilion battery charging “bolt” LED light flashing at 82%

A few days ago, my HP Pavilion dv-1413us battery charging "bolt" LED light started flashing and it would not charge the battery until full (stops at 94%). I unpluged it and used battery, and now it ...
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How can I set up two-factor authentication (use both fingerprint and password) on my HP Pavilion laptop?

I have an HP Pavilion dv6z-3000 laptop with a Validity VFS301 fingerprint reader. I'd like to set it up so that it prompts for both my fingerprint and password, but I can't find any such option for ...
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How to reinstall HP BIOS

I am dual booting my PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Both are working. I have no problem. Today I started seeing this error: The HP Bios application selected is corrupt or missing. Please ...
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brightness stuck on fedora 18 kde, hp pavillion dv6

I have just installed Fedora 18 KDE spin on my HP Pavillion dv6, but I have one problem: the brightness of the laptop is stuck at the highest; I have also two button that allow me to change the ...
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Why do I need to install .NET Framework 3..5.1 updates though I don't have 3.5.1 installed?

I have an HP Pavilion DV6 Laptop with an AMD 3510MX APU, running Win 7 Premium 64-bit. Three security updates for Microsoft Framework ver. 3.5.1 appeared while updating Windows today, but don't ...
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Hp primary internal battery error 601 at boot

I was using ubuntu 12.04 and a file transfer was going on when i saw the battery applet was showing 1 min remaining. I immediately shut down the laptop and when i plugged it after some time, from that ...
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Hp Pavilion dv6000 wont boot right and freezes

I have an hp pavilion dv6000 that was having windows issues recently including randomly freezing. I eventually concluded that the hard drive was bad (And I was correct as the bad drive started making ...
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HP Pavilion g7 1012eo installed windows 8, cant turn on hardware virtualization

I have used my hp-pavilion g7 for almost one year. During this time i have developed apps for win7 phone. I never had any problem with the emulator. I recently installed win 8 64bit pro on it to ...
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Can I use PCI-Express card slot (/54) to override internal graphics card on laptop?

I have an HP Pavilion DV2701TX special edition laptop. It has Nvidia 8400M GS graphics card embedded into the motherboard. There is a problem with the graphics card, it just dies out after use of a ...
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Cannot Change Brightness of “HP g6 - 1d26dx”

I formatted my notebook yesterday and installed the drivers from the official site. However, I cannot change screen brightness. This is a drain on my eyes and my laptop battery. Help!
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ATI AMD Radeon 6670M 2GB Dual External monitors

I have HP Pavilion dv7 BeatsAudo model: dv7-6b with following specifications: CPU: Intel i7-2670QM ( Quad Core ) 8 CPU's @ 2.2Ghz RAM: 8GB @ 1066 GPU: ATI Radeon HD 6770M 1GB Notebook has ...
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Final questions regarding installing a new system HDD

Of late, my HDD has started to fail and I have to buy a new one. Being a total noob I encountered the following issues: Backing up the data. I solved this problem by using DIXML (Thanks to the SE ...
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HP Pavilion DV6 6C00TU webcam not working

I just purchased HP Pavilion dv6 6C00TU 3 weeks ago and its webcam was working 100% perfectly. 3 days ago, I just downloaded a software named as magic-ivisual something. It is a software that shows ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 in UEFI mode on a HP Pavilion dv6-6c40ca

I have recently (as of July 2012) bought a HP Pavilion dv6-6c40ca laptop. It came pre-installed with Windows 7 on an MBR. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it on a GPT partition in what I think is BIOS ...
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Why is my computer going into sleep mode without even displaying BIOS?

My grandparents have a HP Pavilion a6603w desktop computer with a HP w2007 monitor. This week, out of nowhere, the computer stopped booting up. I looked at it the following happens: Whenever you turn ...
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Inverted function keys (F1-F12) on HP Pavilion dv4t

(I know there have already been a lot of questions about this, but none of them mentioned the dv4t specifically.) I'm thinking about getting an HP Pavilion dv4t-4200 or -5100, but something that's ...
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How to boot into Pavillion g series' bios

I have a brand new HP Pavillion g series laptop, which is running Windows 7. I need to boot into the BIOS, to change the boot order, so I can boot the laptop with a recently installed Norton Ghost ...
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HP Bios update filled recovery partition in windows 7 on HP Pavilion g6

I recently purchased an HP Pavilion g6. I received a message that the BIOS should be updated. I said OK and now the partition for recovery data is filled and I continually have a message to that ...
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HP Pavilion DV6 doesn't recognize wireless networks

Okay so about a few weeks after I got my laptop the wifi would connect and disconnect, off and on. And every time I troubleshoot it, a message comes up saying there's a network cable not properly ...
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Keyboard acting wierdly : Virus or Hardware issue?

I'm using HP Pavilion laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate running on it. Problem is: Enter key on the keyboard doesn't seem to work This problem is strange, It may sound wierd but let me see how to put ...
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Fans run, but nothing else on power up

Just now I came home, and went downstairs to work on my development box. I noticed that the power LED had gone yellow, like it was in standby, but when I jiggled the mouse nothing happened. I ...
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HP Pavilion HPE h8-1010 — Dual Monitor Capable?

I'm looking into purchasing a HP Pavilion h8-1010, and I'm hoping that someone would be able to confirm that it will be able to support Dual monitors out-of-the-box? The online store from where I ...
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HP Pavilion dv6t Quad Edition (dv6tqe) Antenna Configuration?

HP website does not disclose the technical details about the wi-fi card on dv6tqe. Can anyone tell me about its antenna config, i.e. 2x2 or 1x1?