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Is it okay to store a laptop for one year without taking any precautions [duplicate]

No precautions have been taken to store the computer. It is sitting upstairs on a bookshelf. It is an HP pavilion laptop. I read this Super User blog. I don't understand if this computer will ...
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HP Pavilion g6 2231TX starts when lid open then shutdown

I have HP Pavilion g6 2231TX laptop. It worked well but today morning, when I want to start my laptop, it won't. The power led lights up but nothing display in the screen when I open up the lid. After ...
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Are off-brand toner cartridges dangerous for laser printers? [duplicate]

I've heard horror stories about off-brand inkjet cartridges, and I'm wondering if similar dangers apply to off-brand toner for laser printers. I've found online stores with good ratings on Google ...
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How to prevent the last page of an odd number of pages to be printed upside down on letterpaper?

I have a problem with my HP LaserJet 500. When I print a single page on letterpaper (pre-printed with a logo in the top left) there are no problems, when printing an even amount of pages in duplex, no ...
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My Hp compaq cq57 windows 7 wont show a startup screen after installing the recommended graphics drivers

I recently cleaned installed windows 7 64bit on my hp compaq cq57 laptop. When I try to install the hp recommended graphics driver to the system, it installs but on restart, the system does not show ...
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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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SMART hard disk check has detected an imminent failure [duplicate]

Since two years ago I have this problem. I have a HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook PC. Every time I turn on my laptop it comes a black screen like this one(I found it in Internet): In this two years ...
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Monitor displays after 10 minutes

I have hp 7550 monitor, monitor displays screen after 10 minutes and continuously sounds like spark from inside the body, sometimes the light pink shades also appear, does anyone have solution?
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How do I add a Bluetooth COM port in the Win8 Device Manager?

I am trying to set up terminal communication across two Windows 8.1 bluetooth devices - my workstation and an HP Stream 7 Tablet. The devices see each other, pair, and can transmit files, however the ...
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How to fix the screen blackout in an HP Pavilion dv7-1240us

Many users of the HP Pavilion dv71240-us have had this screen blackout problem. After having the laptop on for a few minutes the screen goes black and there is no way to get it back to normal. Many ...
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How do I print via email without explaining it to a multitude of users in a course of a month

Right now, If one wants to print, he needs to have the email address of the printer, but, if there are a lot of users coming and going, which is the case, distributing that email address, a hundred+- ...
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I can't start my computer into windows vista

a few days ago, my HP A1709N had to be restored back to HP defaults. When I tried to install SP1 on it, the system said the update failed, then, upon reboot, I got a Blue Screen of death, and can't ...
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Setting Up HP Designjet 450C On Network

I am looking for a way to setup a HP DesignJet 450C Plotter on a network so I can print from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 os'. My biggest issue is I do not see it appearing as listed in my router ...
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Customize OEM Windows 7

Scenario: Using OEM Recovery Discs from HP, I do a fresh install of windows 7. Windows 7 gets activated by the BIOS in these HP machines. If I clone the images from the base machine. Would windows ...
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Computer shuts down instantly every 2 hours and 1 minute

I have a HP Touchsmart 600-1155 All-In-One computer and recently has started to power off by himself (like long pressing on power button) every 2 hours 1 minute and few seconds (on the clock). I have ...
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HP Laptop says “Enter Power On Password ” with a key like picture [duplicate]

My HP laptop is asking for Power On Password that I never setup. How do I get around the password and how do I remove this setting so the problem does not recur?
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HP computer stuck at bootup screen for no apparent reason

I don't recall having done anything to my computer, but I rebooted out of an Ubuntu Live CD in the hope of getting to Windows. Instead, the computer hangs at the HP Invent bootup screen. Hitting Esc ...
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HP Photosmart doing borderless printing of PDF

I am trying to print a PDF document which contains table with borders but my printer is not printing any borders. I am using Mac with OSX 10.10 and my printer is HP photosmart 5520.I tried looking ...
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Can't boot from flash drive Windows 8.1

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a bootable USB on an HP pavilion dv6 notebook with Windows 8.1 on it. I've been following tutorials and googled everything I can, but I can't seem to make this work. The ...
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External Battery Pack not Working with Laptop

I have an HP ProBook 4540s that has a very weak battery from years of use and abuse. I bought an external battery pack, a Poweradd 32000mAh with the intention of using it with my laptop. The battery ...
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System files taking up more space than my own files, leaving me with almost no free space?

Computer: HP Stream 11 CPU: Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz Processor RAM: 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM Storage: 32 GB SSD OS: Windows 8.1 with Bing I bought an HP Stream 11 back in January, and although it's a cheap ...
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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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2010 HP Desktop Seagate Hard Disk Failure Imminent

My HP Desktop is giving me the message for my 750gb Seagate Hard Drive (the one that came with the PC) that Hard Disk Failure is imminent. I have been receiving this message since I reset it to ...
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Can't install Linux on HP laptop - install can't see mSata SSD + HDD combo

I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4-1119tu that came with Windows 8.1, and I'm trying to add Debian Jessie in a dual-boot configuration. PREPARATION I made space on my hard-drive using a ...
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find IP address of a device

I have multiple devices connceted to HP 1910-48g. Three of them are fingerprint scanner devices. We use them for time attendance reports. Because of some problems I have to reinstall software but in ...
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Is RAM expandable for Hp Compaq 15-s103TX

I would like to buy this laptop HP Cpmpaq 15-s103TX According to specs, RAM seems to be expandable upto 8 GB. But in the Memoty section, unused slots is 0. Does this mean, if I wish to expand memory, ...
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laptop will not boot up [duplicate]

I have an HP pavilion which died a few months ago. I took it to a shop and was told it was dead, maybe the motherboard which would cost too much to repair. I left it sitting for over two months and ...
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HP 8620 - EWS Web Interface won't load on https

Probably a bit of a niche issue, but I have a brand new HP 8620 multifunction inkjet printer. It's connected by network cable and has a static IP. When accessing the web interface (EWS), I can access ...
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How to recover my password using finger print in HP client security? [duplicate]

In my HP Laptop, I use both password and fingerprint for login. Unfortunalely i did not use my laptop long while. now I forgot my password. still i can able to access my system using my fingureprint. ...
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HPLIP broken with Acroread, or broken in general?

A HP printer that worked perfectly fine with acroread previously on the same system has stopped working when using acroread. Gentoo stable, running 3.18.11. Printer: HP Officejet Pro 8100 connected ...
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Is it normal that a laptop battery drains when the laptop is off?

I have an HP ProBook 450 G2. Every time I shut down the computer and turn it back on after a day, the battery level decreases by about 5%. I'm sure that the computer is shut down, not in sleep or ...
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How can I set a 80% battery charge limit for a HP Ultrabook? [duplicate]

I really hope you can answer this simply request. Nowadays is pretty common to have a new Ultrabook, laptop or notebook for general purposes. A very important feature is to have a healthy battery. ...
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HP Pavilion Media Center t3777.uk, motherboard P5LP-LE (Leonite), memory expansion

I'm pretty much a novice when it comes to upgrading computers (have replaced power supplies and graphics cards, but that's it). The computer above comes with 2Gb (2x1GB PC2-5300 MB/sec) occupying two ...
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Laptop gets sudden artifact screen and restarts with a strong fan

I have a HP probook 5330m. Whenever I run applications like photoshop or play a game, I get this flickering, distorted (green & pink) artifact screen along with a bursting sound, like a tv loosing ...
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Can someone explain how I got a Windows EFI error message without trying to install Windows?

I'm using a HP Z620 workstation. My main hard drive is Ubuntu, and it was working fine. I physically removed the hard disk with Ubuntu on and put in a brand new hard disk, and tried to install ...
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HP Spectre x360 How do I get into the BIOS?

My HP Spectre x360 boots really fast and I can't figure out how to access the BIOS screen?
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Switching a freshly formatted HDD to another laptop

So here is the situation, sorry for a bit of a long post. I have one(HP) laptop which harddrive unfortunately recently crashed, while i have another Compaq laptop with worse hardware, but an ...
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Headphones die after a while [closed]

When I buy them, at first they work, after a while one dies.. then the other.. I went thru 8 headphones in 9 months which is a huge waste of money, I have HP 250 laptop. What is the problem and how do ...
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Is there a way to disable all keyboard backlighting on an HP Spectre?

I recently purchased a laptop with some unfavorable backlighting behavior. The F5 key is permanently backlit at all times. I was told that there is no way to turn off the F5 light. But is there a ...
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PC has 6 processors but shows 12 in task manager [duplicate]

This command: WMIC CPU Get /Format:List says that the machine has 6 cores, yet looking at the CPU Usage History in the Task Manager, there are 12 windows, not 6. Why the discrepancy? HP z600 - ...
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Is it possible to install a HP Deskjet 930C series printer in Windows 8.1?

I want to install my HP Deskjet 930C printer in a notebook with Windows 8.1. I'm not familiar with Windows 8.1, but AFAIK the process to install is the same - Control Panel, Devices and Printer, Add a ...
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Is it necessary to use multiple PSUs?

I recently bought a used Server (hp proliant dl580 g5) for home use. It has two Power Supply Units. Is it necessary that I have to power up both in order to use it or can I simply ignore one and use ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and disappearing from device manager

I have an HP laptop (model number c6s45ea#abu) and the wifi keeps disconnecting. It seems to be semi random as sometimes it can work fine for hours at a time. Here is the wifi network adaptor in ...
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Removing case for HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged

I just received a HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged to test my software on and I was looking to remove the case it comes with. All pictures I see of the ElitePad 1000 looks slim, so that leads me to believe ...
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HP Pavilion Windows 8.1 Fn key + function key doesn't work in the System Startup to access BIOS

HP Pavilion Windows 8.1 Fn key + function key doesn't work in the System Startup to access BIOS. I can get to the system startup page but I cannot access the BIOS screen because the function keys on ...
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suse linux installatation on HP Gen9 server

I am unable to install SUSE Enterprise Server 11.0 with sp3 on HP gen9 server. It's unable to recognize the storage. The raid controller is p440ar. It had tried installing with HP ProLiant Gen9 ...
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Slow HGST laptop hard drive

My problem is in my HP 350 g1 laptop running Windows 8.1. Windows start is slow and most of time the hard drive is running with 100% usage I’ve tried to disable all startup programes and scanned with ...
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Laptop reboots unexpectedly and repeatedly

My laptop shuts down unexpectedly and restarts. This usually happens three times before the laptop is okay to use. I have run a virus scan, run a check disk and set the power to passive with no change....
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How to install Windows 7 back on my PC?

I got this HP Pavilion 4 years ago, it came Windows 7 pre-installed (it was Home Premium I guess). Its hard drive stopped working, I dumped it and I bought a new PC. The new PC came with no OS ...
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Confirmation before every print-out on HP Color LaserJet 3550 / Windows Server

A customer is experiencing this problem: There is a HP Color LaserJet 3550 (usb-)connected to a HP Jetdirect 3700 network printing server. The printing server is connected to a network switch. ...