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Cooling fan stuck at low speed

I have an HP Pavilion dv6135dx laptop. Recently, my computer fan wasn't working well, causing my computer to overheat multiple times. It would not increase its speed as my cpu usage went up, but would ...
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Squealing coming from laptop power supply? [duplicate]

I have an HP Pavilion dv7-6135dx. This morning, the power supply/AC adapter started making squealing noises for a few seconds at a time. I had it plugged in during a storm that happened while I was ...
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Did a Primary Hard Disk Self Test on my HP Pavilion dm4; what do these results mean?

I did a Primary Hard Disk Self Test and I would want to know what the results mean. I do know that my Hard Disk has failures... My laptop is HP Pavilion dm4. This is the first screen picture and ...
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Downloading display driver for HP pavilion g4-1200tu

I have a HP Pavilion g4-1200tu Notebook PC running Windows 8.1. But I am not able to download the display driver for it. I tried HP support website but the driver listing page never stops loading. So ...
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HP Pavillion G4 2000 Touchpad Not Working

I have this Pavillion whose Touchpad stopped working a while ago, it didn't respond and the enabled/disabled LED doesn't turn on either. So then I bought another front case (because the touchpad is ...
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laptop does not support monitor native resolution (2560x1080)

I have a LG 29UM65-P monitor with 2560x1080 resolution. I try to show my laptop display on this monitor with HDMI cable, but the max supported resolution in the Windows settings is 1920x1080! My ...
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I need to get internet on my computer to my USB connected phone

My laptop has internet via Ethernet. I have connected a phone via USB which has no internet. So, is there any way I can get internet working on my phone via USB. The laptop is an HP Pavillion DV6. The ...
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Mixed messages about upgrading RAM beyond manufacturer-supported memory

I really just want to confirm a few things. I have an HP laptop, and I have got mixed information. First off, this is the laptop I own: HP Pavilion dv6-6153ea I ran the Crucial system scanner and ...
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My laptop doesn't turn on after properly shutting down

I've been using an HP Pavilion g6-2289x for one and half years. It was working fine so far. One week ago it started behaving quite strangely. When I shut down my laptop after use, and tried to start ...
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20 Million Raw_Read_Error_Rate per minute

My computer is going a little heavy on the raw reads.... I decided to check the SMART status of my hard drive, and I saw it had 125239624 raw read errors. Just a minute later I checked again for ...
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How to clean reinstall Win 7 without Install disc

I want to reinstall one really old Windows 7 Home Prem. It was installed in laptop yet by seller. I searched and found just option Choosing an advanced recovery method->Return your computer to the ...
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Hp Pavilion dv6-6047cl boots up then black screen after a few minutes with flashing power button

So my Hp pavilion dv6-6047cl has started a new problem where after you boot up it works fine for a few minutes then randomly the screen goes black and the power button just flashes. there is no way to ...
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Washing laptop keyboard

I spilled juice on my laptop keyboard. It has dried and many of the keys are sticky and difficult to use. Assuming I've detached the keyboard from the laptop, is it safe to wash it with water? My ...
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Replacing DVD with an SSD in an HP Pavilion-dv6 laptop?

I have a laptop HP Pavilion dv6-1149wm Entertainment PC, I'd like to replace the DVD writer, with an SSD, but I am wondering which adapter can fit, is this CADDY Adapter relevant for this?
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Why is there the Installed Memory: 4.00 GB & Available Memory ONLY: 536 MB - 2.20 GB

This is a desktop computer, the problem is the difference between the installed memory versus the available memory. I search everywhere, for a fix to this problem. Installed Physical Memory (RAM): ...
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What could be the cause of white screen on my HP G6 Pavillion

TLDR: Can a white screen on a laptop be caused by overheating due to running heavy software/ gaming or is it only caused due to faulty cable connection to the screen? Long version: Around 3 weeks ...
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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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brand new hp pavilion 500 has very weak wifi signal

So i just bought a new Desktop computer : Specs : Model: HP 500-280ef Cpu : intel i7 4770,3.8ghz,8mo cache GPU : nVidia 750 2Gb DDR5 RAM : 8Gb Os : win 8.1 Wireless ...
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AMD proprietary drivers

I decided to install proprietary video driver to my HP Pavilion g6. My system is Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn (updated yesterday). Ok, i downloaded AMD Installer from official site. sudo sh ...
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How to switch off my internal mic?

I have bought a Sonicgear microphone. It gets recognized by my computer, but when I try to record using OneNote, sounds from my internal mic are only recorded. I have an HP Pavilion Laptop and it ...
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Keyboard issue and HP Help and Support Pop-up issue

Last night my HP Pavilion started acting abnormally. My keyboard began to malfunction; every button I pressed acted as a shortcut for things on my computer (i.e. D took me back to desktop, Spacebar ...
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how can I remove BIOS boot splash screen on HP Pavilion G series?

In my laptop (HP Pavilion G series) I would like to remove the BIOS logo at boot but I don't know how to. I've tried to flash a new BIOS firmware, but this didn't change the logo. How can I change ...
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Installing Windows 7 to replace Windows 8: What to keep in mind?

I plan to buy an HP Pavilion (500-252eg) with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, and already have a Windows 7 DVD with a working key. What I want to do is get rid of Windows 8 and install Windows 7 instead, ...
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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 ...