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Application to only partially charge laptop battery

I was wondering if there were any software packages out there that will prevent my laptop battery from charging above a specified level. I know there are propriety options out there for Samsung and ...
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How to type French accents on an English keyboard by using “ALT”

My current laptop is an HP pavilion g6, windows 7 64 bit. I had many Pcs before, I used the English keyboard on all of them. If i want to type é for example, I would type ALT-130. On my current ...
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HP 4530s connection manager for windows 8

I have a hp 4530s laptop. I used to use Windows 7. Then I had a software called connection manager through which I could control my Wi-Fi and bluetooth. Now I have upgraded to Windows 8. Now it ...
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Why can't I use sleep mode on my nc6220 running Windows 7?

I'm encountering a very odd issue with my HP nc6220. Under both Windows XP and Xubuntu 12.04, I was able to put this machine into sleep mode. In Windows 7, however, I don't have the option to (notice ...
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Where can I find a driver for a specific HP printer?

I would like to install a driver for HP LaserJet 4250n on a Windows 7 machine. The HP site gives me a universal driver which is not what I need. After installing that driver, I have a new icon in ...
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Freezing on HP bios update?

So, my computer (HP Pavilion g7) has been funky for the past few days and it eventually got to the point of when I turned it on, nothing would happen, only the lights would flash. I left it alone for ...
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Trying to use a HP Pos Pole Display in Linux

I'm trying to access a HP Pos Pole Display in Linux. Cups recognizes there's a device plugged in, but it doesn't recognize the model. Since the manual says the display is using the Epson ESC/P ...
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How to select the Laptop correct driver [duplicate]

How can I choose the correct laptop Wifi Driver for my HP 630 Notebook laptop? I go to the relevant HP site and choose my operating system. It gives me the list of drivers but how would I know what is ...
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How to disable HP client security setup autostart?

Every time I start my new HP ProBook 420g0 laptop the HP client security setup application pops up asking me to set up a password, "SpareKey", fingerprints etc (see the screenshot below). But I don't ...
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Can't update Intel “This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software.”

I have a problem updating to the latest Intel and AMD driver and have switchable graphics. I have HP Probook 4730s running Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit and now that have updated to Windows ...
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Solved - HP Compaq laptop hard drive removal

I am having trouble removing the hard drive of my old HP Compaq Laptop, it's model is CQ61-107TU but I can't find it on the HP website. I am more a software person than a hardware person, so I'm not ...
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HP PSC 1410 all scanner's images are black

I have a HP PSC 1410 printer with scanner inside. I've been scanning documents and images with it for the last couple of years. Recently my scanner has stopped performing as excepted and i can't ...
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disabling to print test page on HP printer

I have a HP Deskjet 1050A printer. Each time I connect the printer to my laptop and would like to print a page, the printer prints automatically a test page which waste paper and ink. How can I ...
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Fixing corrupt firmware on a HP Laserjet CM 1312 MFP when I have no longer got the driver installed

The firmware on my HP Laserjet CM1312 MFP was corrupted during an update. I never fixed it and later the computer with the driver installed was broken. I now can't reinstall the firmware on the ...
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HP G7 Bluetooth Not Detected at all

i have this HP G7-1260CA that doesn't detect the bluetooth adapter i put in it at all. I've purchased a WIFI card from HP, that is a combo wifi-bluetooth card, model BCM94313HMGB The Broadcom ...
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“HP Smart Install” on inserted pen-drive

Few days ago I bought HP printer for my home network. I connected it via USB into W7 x64 with SP1, and (as it was stated in manual), PC detected this as connected external drive with drivers included. ...
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HP 1TB external HDD data recovery

My HP 1TB external HDD stoped working. I was unable to find a service center in my area because it was bought from an online shopping site and some them rejected to service because it was an external ...
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Unable to set refresh rate to 75 Hz, stuck at 60 Hz

I have an end user whose eyes are sensitive to screen flicker and requires a setup with a refresh rate higher than 60 Hz, set to 75 Hz. I have an HP Compaq Pro 6300 with an NVidia GeForce 210 ...
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If I were to format my hard drive, will I lose my BIOS?

I have HP Pavilion m6 First off, I have to format my hard drive because I get this error when I try to install windows: Windows cannot be installed on this disk. The selected disk is of the GPT ...
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My laptop freezes when on battery?

So, first and foremost I have an HP2510p with 4GB ram running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (I had Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit before but the problem was there so it has nothing to do with the OSs). I also know ...
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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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How to get an HP printer to process print jobs again (TCP window filling up)?

This morning, our trusty HP PhotoSmart C5180 stopped working in a very weird manner: According to the printer's display, all is correct [1] The printer can be discovered correctly (DNS-SD) The ...
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Where I can found driver for HP3940 Printer

I have HP Printer 3940 and given driver doesn't support windows 7 and windows 8. please help me where i can get driver for my printer. Thanks
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HP Laserjet 200 prints Grey scale only

I have an HP Laserjet 200 colorMFP M276nw printer that only prints in grey scale. Even stuff like the supplies status report prints in grey scale, and the bar for yellow is really light, and cyan is ...
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Upgrading windows 8 on Envy 13

Maybe I'm a little noob... I want to upgrade to windows 8 my HP envy 13 but I've seen that HP doesn't provide any drivers for this pc. So I want to know if it is possible, or what should I do, or ...
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Extracting basic drivers from bloated installers

I'm looking for a way to extract the necessary drivers from bloated manufacturer installs, specifically printer installers. I tried Universal Extractor to no avail on some of these. I don't need ...
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Unable to locate annoying noise source in HP DV6 laptop

I've had a HP DV6-1340SS laptop for about 3 years. Some months ago, I started hearing some kind of unusually loud fan noise with no apparent relation to CPU load. It's not the usual air sound, it ...
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Win XP Network drivers for an HP dx7200

I recently reinstalled Windows XP SP3 from scratch on an (old) HP dx7200. So far so good. However, I'm unable to get the integrated networking to work. I've searched the HP drivers page for this ...
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Connect two monitrors to one computer

Specifics: HP Pavilion Elite HPE-350t CTO Desktop PC Windows 8 Pro Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz 2.80 GHz Processor 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics ...
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Windows 8 x64bit re-install unable to identify drives on HP Envy 4 1002tx

I have an HP Envy 1002tx ultrabook [Full Spec: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&docname=c03342406 ] on which I used to have a Windows 8 x64 Pro dual booted ...
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Download Windows 7 and use HP's product key? [duplicate]

My Hewlett Packard computer came preinstalled with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. It did not come with a Windows 7 install DVD. I need to reinstall it because its full of viruses and whatnot. Can I ...
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HP F370 - All lights are on & stable, printer not responding

My printer HP F370 isn't working. When I power it on, all the lights namely Power, Error (Paper & ...
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HP Compaq 610 Battery not charging

my mother has a Compaq 610 running Windows 7 Ultimate. The problem here is that it is not charging when it is plugged in. It does take power from the power supply but the battery is not charging. The ...
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HP MediaSmartServer EX475 running WHS has unknown password

Out of the box (yes, an old one) the MSS has an inbuilt password that doesn't seem to to get reset by either system restore or factory reset. Any ideas on hwo to override/change the password?
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Laptop Monitor faliure [closed]

I have a HP Pavilion g6 1232a, the monitor flickers/turn white when I move the monitor. If I'm lucky I might just get it to show the right things. What is causing this, it can't be the monitor caused ...
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How to stop HP keyboard redirect

Hi I have a windows machine from HP. I think they have some kind of keyboard redirect that takes me to a HP website on certain (seemingly random) key presses. It is very annoying - how can I ...
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HP Pavilion G7-2325 Notebook PC Drivers Windows 7

I just bought a brand new HP Pavilion G7-2325 Notebook, removed Windows 8 and installed Windows 7. On HP's website they only offer Windows 8 drivers. The problem is that not all of the Windows 8 ...
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HP dv7-XG300AV runs at 75 degrees while idling

I realize that 75 degrees celsius isn't THAT bad, but while playing a game or watching videos/multitasking the processor goes up to 97 degrees and after a few hours will reach 100 and shut off. I've ...
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PC reboots at random times [closed]

I hadn't used the computer for about a month, when I turned it on it worked fine for a day or two. Then it started to spontaneously reboot itself. It's at a stage now where sometimes Windows doesn't ...
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How can I increase the volume in my headphones past what is put out from my laptop

I have a HP Pavilion DV6 and I need more volume than what my laptop's integrated/default sound card and software offer. Will an external USB soundcard resolve this and/or do I need to upgrade the ...
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Installing Windows 7 on HP Pavilion dv5

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion dv5 laptop but to no avail. The procedure I'm following is this: Insert the Windows 7 DVD into my CD/DVD ROM. Pressing F9 to execute the bootable ...
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is it possible to schedule automatic power on of server “hp dl360p gen8”?

I do not use server at night so I want to turn it on at 9.00 a.m. and turn off at 11.00 p.m. Turning off is trivial I can just schedule corresponding task in OS. On my old home computer I was using ...
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How to get IBM LTFS source code?

Is the IBM LTFS (Linear Tape File System) open-source? Where can the source be downloaded from? Is it as open-source as the HP LTFS? IBM seems to make it difficult to find or download this source ...
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HP Pavilion DV4 1211 hard disk hitting

I have a HP Pavilion DV4 1211 laptop. I have a problem with my hard disk ( which is 320 GB), when I use laptop in 30 min or more than hard disk temperature going to 60°+ Celsius. How can I ...
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Hp pavilion dv4 1211 power adapter does not work

i have laptop Hp pavilion dv4 1211 i have a problem with may power adapter (Hp pavilion dv4 1211) . when i attach with laptop(Turn off) the indicator light will rise up . but real problem is start ...
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Can I install a SATA-II hybrid hard-drive in HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop?

I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. It's an Intel processor model. Originally had 2GB DDR2 RAM - which I later upgraded to 3GB. It's hard-drive is Western Digital WD1600BEVS-60RST0. The drive height ...
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HP pavillion dv5400

If my computer has been infected is it possiable for the virus to partition itself in to the recovery as well as the hp tools, therefore remaining even after system recovery?
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HP ProBook 6450b not booting after memory upgrade

I recently tried to upgrade my ProBook 6450b from 4GB to 8GB of memory (the listed maximum). When installing the new pair I purchased (which is within spec for the laptop per the manual (referenced ...
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hp laserjet 1300 will not print

I installed hp laserjet 1300 and it is visible by WIN XP SP3 (Control Panel - Printers and Faxes). Green light is on - it should be ready. But it will not print anything. No error is displaying, ...
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3 extra pins on laptop S-Video output

My friend is not very experienced with electronics and computers, so he asked me how to connect his old HP Compaq nc8430 laptop to his TV. The nc8430 has an ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 with one 7-pin ...