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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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?
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To refresh something on my new laptop I need to do a Fn + F5, instead of just F5. How to revert this behaviour to just F5?

I guess this must have something to do with a "new" convention my new HP Pavilion has. When I press F5 the computer interprets it as what my old Tx2000 would do with Fn + F5, and when I do a Fn + F5, ...
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Nvidia 9800GT randomly prevents computer from booting

My computer has been running Windows and Linux perfectly fine with my 9800GT for the past year or so, but today it refused to boot. When I press the power button, this is what happens: Power button ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 with Vista, trying to install Ubuntu 11.04. Gets stuck at Busybox, prompts me for (initramfs)

I have a brand new MacBook Pro waiting on the sidelines but I don't feel it is right to "waste" this perfectly workable HP Pavilion dv7 computer even though it runs the plague that is Vista. I felt ...
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How do I get HP Advisor to stop coming up?

I've got an HP Pavillion desktop. I don't want the HP Advisor coming up automatically - how do I stop it from doing that?
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Need HP recovery partition info

I'm configuring a new HP Pavillion DV4 with a 320 GB disk. I made the recovery DVDs, then did a couple other things (including deleting the recovery partition), and finally decided to restore the ...
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How to restore HP recovery partition?

While performing hard disk re-sizing for HP Notebook (Pavilion), an error occurred, and some issues appeared and need to be fixed. While fixing these issues, HP Recovery Partition become hidden. ...
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Looking for HP driver package sp42635 for Pavilion laptop

I'm desperately looking for this NVidia driver package for HP Pavilion. I have tried numerous ways of downloading the driver from HP, to no avail, so I'm hoping someone somewhere has the file and can ...
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How do I disable alert beeps

My HP pavilion laptop is getting pretty old and the speakers no longer work properly. So I've disabled all audio devices, including disabling the light-touch volume controls at boot-up. The one sound ...
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HP Pavilion System Restore program hangs on last step

My uncle has a HP Pavilion PC. We tried to restore from the RESTORE Partition, but after almost completing the procedure it hangs in the last step. The harddisk is making a lot of noise, but it ...