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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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error 1017: Catridge fail in HP PSC 1510

suddenly the printer stop working and give an error about a color catridge. The printer is a HP PSC 1510 all-in-one. I follow this guide to try to solve it, but no luck: ...
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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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disable TurboBoost and change CPU Frequency of HP DL360p Gen8 to be always “turboboosted”?

I'm using HP DL360p Gen8 for low-latency trading (under Windows so far, will port to Linux later). I just wonder if it's possible to have always "turboboosted" CPU Frequency to lower latency? I heard ...
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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 ...
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cannot turn on hp mini 210

I trying to switch on my hp mini 210 laptop and nothing appear on the screen(black screen). I also cannot see the bios setup as usual. So what action should i take to make my laptop work again?
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My pc can only work on ethernet, don't know how to activate the wifi

I have an HP Pavilion 20 All-in-One PC running with Win 8. I recently moved from the place I was living and cannot manage to establish a connection. In my old place the computer connected through ...
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Does the ATI Radeon Mobility HD 4250 count as UMA or not?

I need to order some replacement parts for my laptop (HP 625) and which audio I/O board I pick depends on whether my model has a system board "with UMA graphics subsystem" or not. Could somebody ...
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HP Pavillion dv5000 inverter input voltage

I have a dv5000. Everything looks fine and working okay, except the backlight doesn't work. I tried it with new inverter and a new display, with no success. I measured the voltage input to inverter, ...
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LPT Printer Indents Text When Printed

I originally posted this at Stack Overflow but I thought it would be more appropriate here: My LPT? printer (HP Deskjet 420) is indenting text when I print to it: echo -e "this is text" > ...
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Booting an HP computer onto disk

Simple question: How do I boot an HP dv7-4053cl into bios where I can boot to a CD instead of the internal HDD?
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HP 4014 & 4015 Printing can be cleaned

My company bought 10 HP 4014 and 4015 printers. Both models have had an issue since we bought them - you can wipe off what was printed on the paper when you touch it. I'm guessing the fuser is not ...
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HP: Desktop: Can I Move Windows From 4 Partitions To Just One?

The office of a coworker's wife was getting rid of their old computers and I picked up an HP dual core desktop for $25. It came with Windows 7 on it. I would like install Linux Mint as a dual ...
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Does my printheads need cleaning / changing?

I've just put new ink in my old printer that wasn't printing well. This didn't solve the problem. I'm thinking I may have to clean or change the printheads but I'm not sure this will solve the ...
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HP 1100dtn printer driver on Windows 7 x64

Having upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 x64, I am unable to find a suitable driver for my HP Inkjet 1100dtn printer. Visiting HP site and searching Google suggests using HP 1000's drivers as an ...
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CUPS network printer and Windows 7 x64

I have a HP LaserJet 2200d printer connected to my Ubuntu Server 12.04, and I can print files locally with lpr command. Here's the output of lpstat: cce@puntti:~$ lpstat -p -d printer ...
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hp 625 I have to close the lid twice to get it out of sleep mode

I have a hp 625 with windows 7 (64-bit) and when I close my lid and leave it for a few hours, and when I go to open it and push the power button to wake it up, it goes to this blackish display. when I ...
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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 remove the cover on a HP Pavilion 15-b055ca laptop?

I found the official HP instructions for this laptop on how to change the RAM but they're incorrect. There are no "easy access" panels on the back of a 15-b055ca laptop. A 15-b055ca laptop has 10 ...
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How can I use a network-connected HP All-in-One to scan on Windows 8?

I have an HP LaserJet All-in-One connected to my home network router. When I had Windows 7 I was able to scan documents to my computer using the default scanning software that came with Windows. I ...
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Why do some Centrino chipsets and PCI-Express cards say Not for Lenovo/HP?

I am noticing a bunch of a half-PCI Express Centrino chipsets that say "not for Lenovo/HP", what's the reason for this? Technically, PCI-Express is standardized. What could possibly be different? ...
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Recover files from a reformatted drive [closed]

My friend has an HP laptop that recently stopped working. It was trying to run chkdsk but it kept on freezing up, and safe mode would not work. So he reformatted the drive and re-installed Windows ...
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Wi Fi keeps going on and off

I've got the following problem: my WiFi connection tends to turn off whenever it feels like it, and in order to restore it I have to reconnect, or to turn off WiFi generally for a number of seconds. ...
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HP Probook 4520s - BIOS update failed

Last night I downloaded the BIOS update setup sp57752 - HP Notebook System BIOS Update for my HP Probook 4520s laptop.. During the installation, when the software was displaying something like writing ...
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Which cable do I need?

I just bought an HP MSA30 hard drive array. I believe it's the dual bus model because the interface card looks like this.... Can anyone tell me what type of cable I need to connect this to my ...
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Blue horizontal lines when scanning with color

I have an HP Scanjet G2410 flatbed scanner that was working perfectly until now. When I try to scan something in color I get these large horizontal lines at the top and bottom of the picture. For ...
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How to find a new hard drive for my old-ish HP computer

I own an HP a1211n whose harddrive recently passed away, RIP. I want to buy it a new hard drive but I'm not sure which will be compatible. I know it needs to be a SATA, but I don't know what further ...
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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 HDX 16 1200CTO laptop power cuts in and out (charging cuts in and out)

I have an HP HDX 16 1200CTO laptop that has been having a problem for quite sometime. The charger cuts in and out when I'm using the computer; however, it does not when the computer is asleep, off, ...
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Computer turns on, and screen says no input, yet works with other computers

Old computer, working for years. Now the power light goes on, the HD whirls, but there does not seem to be any video output. The screen says no input, and the screen and cable have been tested with ...
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AMD Overdrive Triangle Artifacts all over screen

I was in AMD Catalyst Control Centre (CCC) and saw the AMD Overdrive function so me thinking this could cause no harm I messed with the settings. I didn't put the settings up high at all. I then click ...
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BIOS corruption failure

I have an HP laptop g42-415dx and when i start it up the Caps lock light blinks twice and then I get a blank screen. The HP website states that 2 blinks means BIOS corruption. At the beginning it was ...
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Why does HP recommend that I keep Hardware Virtualization off?

I have an HP desktop, and I wanted to install VirtualBox, so I could run an XP VM (gotta test stuff in IE8). Before setting this up, I went into my BIOS to check if Hardware Virtualization was on. I ...
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Missing RAM on an HP ENVY h8-1414?

I have an HP ENVY h8-1414 and it has four 8GB dimms in it. The machine should support 32GB of RAM according to the website but only 16 GB of it is being picked up. I've looked at the settings ...
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Not sure what this DVI-like port on my PC is

I have a re-manufactured HP Compaq dc7700p Small Form Factor running Windows XP (for some reason inside the Windows Vista Boot Manager, instead of the WinXP NTLDR). On the back of my PC, I have what ...
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How can I enable NX on my HP CPU core i3-350M?

I have an HP G62 Notebook PC running win7 64 bit. I want to install win8, but the "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" says secure boot isn't supported. I ran core info which shows NX, PAE and SSE2 are all ...
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windows 8 nx (xd) enabling support for HP compaq D530

I try to install win8 on HP D530 SFF... but after installation it hungs on error 0x000005d - which means no sse2, PAE or NX support - after investigation: I found the intel spec for this processor ...
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HP Compaq NW8000 Mobile Workstation does not detect 250 GB Western Digital Scorpio drive

I've installed 250 GB HDD Western Digital Scorpio drive inside my HP Compaq NW8000 Mobile Workstation notebook but it's not detected properly and does not work :/ Tried different jumper combinations ...
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Can't find the motherboard model number on my hp envy h8-1414?

I have a motherboard inside my HP Envy H8-1414, and written on it is Angelica Rev 1.2 and also the number M3970CM but absolutely no mention of the model number. I've gone to the Gigabyte Website ...
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How to get back two finger scrolling on HP notebook?

I am using the HP Pavilion 14-B030TU Notebook with Windows 8. I have had it for 5 days now and the two finger scrolling has been working for the first 4 days. Recently, I had to do a Windows Update as ...