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Disable “Advanced Printing Features” permanently

How can I disable the "Advanced Printing Features" option (in Windows, go to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers, right click the printer, go to Printer Preferences -> Advanced)? ...
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How to manually create HP Recovery Media?

My mates HP Pavilion dv5 laptop's HDD is failing and now Windows 7 Home Premium won't boot nor will the recovery partition boot. I took out the HDD and stuck it in a USB HDD cradle and I'm able to ...
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Clone a non-external hdd [closed]

I know there are other topics of this kind, but I could only find the software part of the solution and I am not aware of the hardware part mostly. So, I bought a new laptop (with SSD) and I want to ...
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Computer Fan Spinning Faster, But Temerature Is In The Negatives

Recently my computer has been louder than it had been in the past, so I looked into it and I believe that my CPU's fan is working harder than it did before (it's definitely not due to dust build up, ...
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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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Specific letters on keyboard not working

I've got an HP 6830S laptop, and the keys A,Y,Q,Tab, and Esc all aren't working. They also don't work if I use an external keyboard. I already reinstalled all my drivers with no effect.
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Error “VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system” while trying to run Virtualbox

I have to run Mac OS on virtual box for a class and it keeps giving me errors stating "VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this ...
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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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How to adjust HP 2710p trackpoint without affecting USB mice

I'm using an older HP 2710p laptop with Ubuntu 13.10, and it has a pointing stick/trackpoint that shows up as a generic PS/2 mouse in xinput ada@jane:~$ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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How to decrease brightness of laptop screen which was changed?

I own http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03061225 HP pavilion g6 1201tx laptop after using it for 2 years my laptop's screen display got damanged and i changed it ...
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Cancel / Exit HP System Recovery Manager (Windows Vista)

I started the HP System Recovery Manager inadvertently (by hitting F11 during the boot sequence) and am now unable to exit the tool. I do not need or want to run a full recovery or reset the PC to ...
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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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Keep OEM MS Office after reinstalling Windows 7

I have a HP G62-355DX Laptop that came with Windows 7 and Office 2007 pre-installed. I'm planning to reformat the HDD to fix slowdown and other various issues that have begun to crop up, but I'm not ...
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Is a 50-76hz monitor 50 or 76 hz? or is it somewhere in between?

So, this monitor on Tiger Direct (that seems to be a great deal) says it has a 50-76hz refresh rate. Does this mean it is 50, 60, or 76hz? Thanks for your time!
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0% available, Plugged in, not charging

I have been trying to fix it all morning. I did these so called "12 easy" steps, but it had no effect.... I also tried ATX resed, whatever that is. It was suggested in one of the answers in this site. ...
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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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HP scanners connected before driver installation in Windows 7

I am experiencing this problem with several HP scanners on Windows 7 in our Organization. If the technician or the user mistakenly connected the scanner to the machine before installing the drivers, ...
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Why is Windows 7 professional x64 Available Physical Memory gradually declining with time?

If I refresh windows System Information, over and over, it reports my Available Physical Memory is gradually declining. In the past hour it has declined about 1gb. Interestingly, once I've even ...
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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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Messed up my active partition

I have an HP laptop with HP_RECOVERY partition. I was trying to restore to factory settings. In other words, I wanted to erase everything and have a fresh install (from HP_REVOERY partition) of ...
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HP scanner not scanning

I have an HP PSC 1510 scanner-printer which lately appear to have this problem, whenever I want to scan it pops this: The scan cannot be performed because another program has control of the imaging ...
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Login screen changed in Windows 8

I use an HP Probook 4440s 64bit laptop with Windows 8 Enterprise installed. There is also a utility called HP Security Tools and I enabled a password protect option from it. Doing that somehow changed ...
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Is possible to change the motherboard of a HP Touchsmart 1080la tablet pc? [closed]

I want to upgrade a HP Touchsmart 1080la tablet pc, with a faster processor and better memory. Is this possible? Which hardware is compatible? I've performed an Internet search about this, but I ...
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HP Touchsmart 3000-1020 hardware issues

I have an HP Touchsmart 3000-1020. The problem with it is that the fans speed up immediately after being turned on. I used to be able to get on for a few minutes before it would shut the whole thing ...
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How can I fix the boot process on my HP laptop?

My question is kind of similar to this issue. I installed an SSD in my aging HP DV7t-2000 laptop because the old hard drive was failing. Now, when I boot the laptop, it says on the splash screen ...
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Windows 8 replaces my Wifi drivers

Recently "upgraded" my HP Probook 4330S to Windows 8 from 7. Windows 8 came with its own drivers for the Wifi card (a Ralink one) pre-installed. Now when I install the correct drivers (the correct ...
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Laptop AC adapter stopped charging after changing the OS

I am facing a problem with my HP compaq 6710b I have a 90 watt battery adapter which was working fine(i have tested it in other laptops too) when I had Windows XP Professional installed in my Laptop. ...
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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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PSU issue and compatibility

I have an HP Pavilion 6604y desktop. It is a dual core 2.8GHz, 6GB, 1TB HDD. I updated to Windows 8.1. My problem came before I upgraded though. A few months ago I was on my computer when it ...
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CUPS: HP Designjet 755CM prints empty A0 pages if page in spooler

I'm currently playing with an old HP Designjet 755CM A0 plotter, and having a weird problem where I have no clue where to start researching. I'm using the printer via some noname USB to parallel ...
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Windows 8 OEM Reinstalling

I know this question is a repetition but I didn't find any solution of my problem from any of the previous questions. Recently I formatted my Laptop HDD and now I want to re install windows 8 I've a ...
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From where do I Press the PLUS and MINUS Keys? [closed]

Where's the Plus and Minus key on the standard QWERTY English keyboard? I use a an Hp i5 laptop.
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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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LED, or LED backlit LCD monitor [duplicate]

I have installed windows 8, and I need to get updated drivers for my HP2311x. Oddly, there are two very different product support pages at hp.com for this model number: HP 2311x 23 inch Diagonal ...
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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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Linux boot fails after install

I got an hp pavilion 15 e070sl laptop, bought a week ago and i wanted to install ubuntu alongside windows, (then the installer erased the whole HDD for a bug, but that's another story) The fact is, ...
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HP Mini 1000 Horrible Echo

EDIT: OS is Windows XP Home Premium SP2. The echo only seems to happen when using Adobe Flash...hmph, just another reason to hate Flash. Recording seems fine with WAV files, as well as Skype, but a ...
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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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Is there any printing app for ios that supports Hp laserjet 4050 N Series [closed]

Is there any printing app for ios that supports hp laserjet 4050 N series. I tried printer pro but when i print a test page a message says on the screen of the printer saying "chosen language not ...
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HP Pavillion dv6 laptop - No Windows 8 driver for ATI HD 5650

I couldn't find the driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 for my HP Pavillion dv6 laptop for Windows 8. I have searched both AMD and HP for the driver but couldn't find for Windows 8. Is there a ...
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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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HP Application Recovery invisible buttons

Running Win XP, Service pack 3 on an HP Pavilion m7360y. Sonic DVD/CD burning software that came with the PC stopped working recently with error message that it was unable to find necessary file to ...
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Configure raid in a HP SleekBook 14

I´m trying to reinstall in my machine Windows 8, i deleted in bios option the raid partition. But I want to reconfigure, I set the size of raid partition but it didn´t come bigger thant 60 gb. ...
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pinch to zoom feature is not working?

When I try to pinch to zoom, My Pavilion 15 series notebook scrolls instead. I have checked the settings and updated the software.
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Make borderless and duplex work on hp 3525

I have a HP 3525, and when I use auto duplex, it adds a space at the borders. I know that the up and down borders have to be sized for duplex, but how can I keep the left and right borders as I want? ...
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How can I get an HP Officejet to stop claiming ink cartridges are defective every time I replace them?

Here's my problem. I have an HP Officejet 6600 e-All-in-one. About two months ago it displayed that my magenta ink cartridge was low. I began hunting around for an ink cartridge and found a magenta ...
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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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HP EliteBook TouchStyk permanently shut off

I really hope you can help me. I have an HP EliteBook 2560p. I've disabled the touchpad via control panel/mouse. This stupid, dang orange button appears on the touchpad. When I accidentally hit it ...