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Upgrading RAM. Speed compatibility

I have an older machine. I'm planning to upgrade its RAM memory (DDR2-Synch DRAM PC3200). I mostly find memory speeds of 533, 667 and 800 mhz. Does it have a significant impact if I install cards with ...
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Configure Wireless Bridge to Main Tomato Router

I have installed a tomato router in my home network as the main router. It is a Linksys E900 with Tomato (Shibby mod) release/version 121. Now on the other side of the house, I have setup a HP ...
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Why is my HP Deskjet 1050 J410 being recognised as a HP Deskjet 2050 J510 for scanning purposes?

Windows 7 recognises my HP deskjet 1050 for printing, but if I want to scan anything it seems to believe that the machine is a 2050 J510. This is causing what I think is device driver confusion ...
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windows 8.1 hp probook 440 g1 hp drive encryption

MY hp probook 440 g1 has a hp drive encryption it worked for first two times then it started saying wrong password and after three tries it will say "maximum number of attempts reached system will be ...
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pci simple communication controller driver for windows 7

I have a HP laserJet P1102. When I want to install its driver it seems that it need to pci simple communication controller be installed. How to install that pci simple communication controller for my ...
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Burning paper with laptop

A few hours ago I was playing a computer game when I noticed smoke coming from next to my laptop. Then I noticed that the stack of paper next to it had begon to smolder. I threw it into a glass of ...
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Wireless Capability is turn off

I have reformated the compaq presario b1900 to windows 7 ultimate and have still connected to wifi after downloading and installing some applications in the internet the wifi light suddenly turns into ...
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How to log when HP LaserJet Printer is turned on?

This is embarrassing, I don't remember how to set this up. We are running CentOS. When the HP LaserJet printer is powered on it puts this message in /var/log/messages: Jul 22 21:45:33 hp4050n ...
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Will a PCI Express x16 2.0 slot work with a PCI Express x16 3.0 graphic card

I am thinking of getting a EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti and put it in my HP Pavilion a6518f Desktop PC. I upgraded the power supply to a 350W switch is enough I think. But I am worried about the ...
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Windows 8 HP Laptop is stuck on mute

Ever since I ran an automatic update a few days ago on my Windows 8 HP Envy dV6, my computer will not play sound. The speaker button in the bottom corner says it's muted, but even when I adjust the ...
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Backup new Windows 8.1 system after upgrading from Windows 8

I have this HP Ultrabook which came with Windows 8 pre-installed. It had (OS)C:\ and (RECOVERY)D:\ Partitions. Now since I have upgraded to windows 8.1. The D:\ RECOVERY partition doesn't make any ...
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Failing CPU, PSU or Motherboard?

So i have a HP desktop and when I press the power button all sounds well (fans, hard drive) but then it turns right back off within 7 seconds. There are No beep Codes, or noises. So I am trying to ...
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HP pavilion dv6 blank screen, power but no hd Led

I have been dealing with this HP dv6 all day with no luck. Working fine yesterday but today I get nothing but a blank screen. I can hear fan come on, and a few keyboard lights come on, but nothing on ...
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HP Dl160 G6: How to reset NVRAM?

The DL160 G6 does not boot, does not do post, but instead just powers on fans at full speed. I reseated ram, procs, hard drives with no luck. I should mention that when I powered it on, installed ...
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HP Envy doesn't boot from DVD

I would like to perform a clean installation of Windows 8 on my HP Envy laptop but it doesn't boot from the Windows DVD. I changed the boot order (DVD first), tried both with and without legacy mode ...
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Update AMD HD Radeon 7670m graphics card on HP laptop

I cannot get my AMD card to update to the new 14.4 Catalyst driver. I have an HP laptop that is only a year or so old with a Core i7 processor and an HD 7670m graphics card. What could be causing ...
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Cannot access any torrents after reinstalling Windows

I have an HP Pavilion DV600 OS Windows 7 Since a Windows 7 reinstall to remove Win32.Winrut I cannot access any P2P, torrents etc. I tried disabling Firewall but it makes no difference. Thanks in ...
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HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7

I've been looking for a website where I can find the software of HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7. I found a source in the official website of HP but I couldn't find the download button or link ...
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Use HP 2133 mininote as headless server

I've got a dead HP 2133 mininote, and I think the issue is the GPU. Apparently it's a well known fault. I have the same symptoms: power light comes on no screen display the touchpad lock still ...
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Boot Hp Pavilion from SSD

I just bought a brand new Pavilion 17-F050ND. I changed the dvd drive for an SSD. I cloned the HHD to the SSD. Now I want to use my SSD as a startup drive. Have tried various boot settings. But at the ...
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Laptop randomly turns off when unplugged (Windows 8.1)

I just installed windows 8.1 on my HP laptop and it started randomly turning off while it is unplugged. When it does so the battery is at 100% or near and also it didn't happen before I installed ...
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Windows 8.1 “Reset your PC” option VS HP recovery managers “Factory reset”.

So heres whats up- i have a windows 8 laptop (HP envy m6) and i want to just do a fresh install- but when i try to use the recovery partition and recovery manager stuff (all to do with HP) and after ...
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How to access the BIOS in my brand new HP Laptop with runs FreeDOS?

I've just bought a HP Laptop 255 G2 with AMD quad-core processor which runs FreeDOS and I can' access the BIOS with any command that I know (I tried F1,F2,F8,F9,F10,F12 and Del) but it didn't work! It ...
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How to turn on PAE

How do I turn on PAE on my windows 8.1 computer. I don't need a lecture about what it is, I just need to know how to turn it on so I can run Kali Linux from a virtual box. One is installed om my ...
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HP EliteBook 8470p running extremely hot

(tl;dr; see my bold text) I've been using this HP EliteBook 8470p for well over a year - it has an I7 proc with 8gb of RAM and before ever turning it on, I swapped out the HD with a 512gb SSD. I was ...
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HP Photosmart C310a wireless will not print photo files! Docx ok. Win7 OS

After moving and getting a new ISP, my wireless HP Photosmart C310a will not print photo files. Does not even put them into the print queue. Prints docx, txt, pdf, etc., just fine. What's up with ...
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Windows 7: How do I find missing drivers?

I installed windows 7 32 bit for a friend, his laptop is hp 2000-2d07ee. I installed all the drivers I could find here. I ran windows update, I searched in device manager for these drivers couldn't ...
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Cannot load assembly error

I installed windows 7 32 bit for a friend, his laptop is hp 2000-2d07ee. I installed all the drivers I could find here. I ran windows update, I installed .net framework 4.5 and Visual C++ ...
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hp dl140 g3 how to repair after failed bios update

During updating bios to the new version (1.18) i got an error that computer can't read rom file. Then after reboot server did not start. Actually it starts but does not show anything, screen is blank, ...
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I cannot get Audio to work on Windows Server 2008

If I remote in Audio is transferred and plays. But if I hook up to the motherboard and log in it does not play. I have all indication it is playing, but neither front or back port is working. I have ...
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What SSD hard drive is compatible with an HP Compaq 2540p? [closed]

I have read this thread but I'm not sure what to look out for and what will cause incompatibility when purchasing an SSD hard drive for this laptop.
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Need help finding drivers for HP laptop

I just downgraded my HP Pavilion 15-n284ca laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 7 (x64) and am now seeing the following two devices complain of not having the required drivers: Could someone point ...
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How to use HP printer on mac from linux

The question is in the title. I have printer (HP 2600n) plugged on a mac (I can switch to windows if needed) and I'm trying to print from a VPS , a linux box in the outside network. The VPS is ...
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Brightness adjuster not found in control panel

I cant seem to find the brightness adjuster in my laptop after I reformatted it with windows 7 ROG Rampage(64 bit). My laptop is HP Pavilion dm4-1209tx. I also checked with the HP website and my ...
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Issues installing driver from USB

I am trying to install Windows 7 Enterprise, 64-bit, on a new HP 250 G1 laptop. I am running into issues with setup not recognising the hard disk. I have downloaded the driver from the HP website and ...
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Video Card doesn't work without PS/2 Keyboard plugged into PS/2 Mouse port

To make a very long story short, we had a computer in with an odd problem: While the computer otherwise booted fine (Windows start-up sound played), The PCIe-16 video card would not display an image ...
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Does HP LaserJet firmware update remove functionality?

I just got an old LaserJet 2400 series, retired from business use. Is there any reason NOT to update the 10 year old firmware? For example, is there a substantial chance of bricking the printer? Or ...
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HP designjet 500 printhead allignment issue

After replacing the printheads,the machine flashes the exclamation mark on the yellow printhead saying that it is worn out (on the new printhead). All of the other ones have their status as ...
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Change printer media size on fedora 20 for hp officejet-6700

On fedora 20 I would like to change the default printer media size from letter to A4. However, I can not switch to anything except letter, if I choose something else from the dropdown menue, it just ...
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How to find out my PC Product Number and Model

Just recently, i tried to download some drivers from hp website, only to find out that I have to select my product model to be able to download the right driver for my PC. I know I am using HP ...
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How to install windows 7 on HP Pavilion h8-1234 PC with missing Hp DVD A DH16ACSH SCSI CdRom driver?

I am currently attempting to re-install windows 7 on my HP Pavilion h8-1234 computer and I need help in identifying what drivers am I missing for the windows re-installation process. I downloaded ...
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HP Pavilion g7 2300-sm reading only 920mb of RAM memory

My Pavilion g7 2300-sm have 4gb of RAM memory. I have installed Win 7 (original) on him. What I didn't know is that this laptop is made only for Win8. I did manage to install all the drivers, and ...
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HP 630 notebook loosing battery charge without any reason

I have a HP 630 notebook that runs on Windows 7. I think its loosing battery without any reason. I felt so because, its not showing the same battery charge level when switched on. So I decided to ...
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Hp-PSC1200 Printer Drivers Windows 7

I have a Hp-g62 laptop with windows 7 home premium x64 and a HP psc-1200 series all-in-one printer. Windows cant find the drivers for the printer, and the HP support website says the drivers are ...
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Creating 2nd recovery disk set HP Pavilion dv6-1315tx

I have just recently got a HP Pavilion dv6-1315tx computer second hand. It comes with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed. The first thing I wanted to do was to create a recovery disk,but it seems as ...
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Can't Boot into Recovery mode. Can't get past HP logo

Windows 8 HP. It goes directly into the HP logo. holding shift when restarting does nothing. Key combinations do nothing. How do you recover from this?
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Disable Numlock notification

On my HP Elitebook 8570W I always get the notifications about chaning NumLock status. This is especially annoying when switching between VMs and the host. I have tried: There is no tray icon ...
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Driver problems with HP Beats Audio Laptop and Headphones Plugged In

Having some audio driver issues with my HP laptop, it comes with beats audio. None of the effects in the manufacturer's control panel work, and I can't find music listenable on my headphones without a ...
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HP laptop not turning on?

My HP laptop G42 is 3 years old. And it was working fine this morning. Switched it off normally, and later when I tried to turn on, it didn't. I read on HP support forum to remove the Battery and hold ...
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Retrieving OEM-SLP key from OEM Recovery DVD

I have a number of HP ProDesk 600 G1. I use Windows Deployment Server (WDS) to deploy a custom image to these machines (effectively removing HP bloatware) and I'm trying to find the OEM-SLP key. I ...