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Memory configuration on server

I have an HP server and by default it comes with 4GB of memory installed. Because I'm short of money I want to know if its possible to buy 8GB at 1600MHz and still use that 4GB at 1333MHz (not in dual ...
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How do I change or add a user for BIOS fingerprint reader in HP pro book 6540b

I have a HP pro book 6540b with fingerprint reader. I recently re-installed windows 7 (full hd wipe). I was planning on giving the laptop to my wife. But, before windows even starts to load the user ...
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Windows profile corrupted for printing

I lost all printing ability. Even test pages won't print (I just get a generic error message: "Test page won't print."). However, I discovered that if I create a new Windows user (with administrative ...
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HP Pavilion BIOS Failure. Unable to restore

My laptop BIOS seems to be dead. When I turn it on the CapsLock light blinks for 2 times and nothing happens on my screen. I tried to remove battery and power cable for some minutes, but nothing ...
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How do I take a picture every time my computer is turned on on a windows 7, using the built in camera HP TrueVision HD?

I want my computer to take a picture of who wakes my computer up. I have a windows 7 HP pavilion dm4 and using the built in camera, HP TrueVision HD.
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Why is my HP TouchSmart tx2 1025dx shutting down?

I'm having an issue with my HP tx2 1025dx laptop. Sometimes it will spontaneously shut itself off. First, the screen will go out. Next, the computer itself will shut down. This usually occurs when I ...
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Disabling Intel Graphics card

I have an HP Probook with two cards, an Intel and an AMD. I want to switch to the AMD, because it is better that way. How can I do so?
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Looking for HP driver package sp42635 for Pavilion laptop [closed]

I'm desperately looking for this NVidia driver package for HP Pavilion. I have tried numerous ways of downloading the driver from HP, to no avail, so I'm hoping someone somewhere has the file and can ...
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Secure Free VoIP Line for sending faxes from home using an HP OfficeJet 4622?

I have an HP OfficeJet 4622 at home, but I do not possess a lan line for sending faxes. I read that it's possible to use a VoIP line for sending faxes provided you use very specific settings. ...
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Second Screen Showing Black

I have a strange situation atm I have a client using a DisplayLink USB GD adaptor with a AOC Monitor running Win 7 on a HP 250 G1 Notebook. The issue is that when they plugin and go to use the ...
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Intel Core i7 QuadCore on HP Pavilion dv7 Overheating Issues

I bought a brand new HP notebook: HP Pavilion dv7-6b21em BeatsAudio edition. The notebook is about 2 months old and has pretty nasty overheating problem. I mainly use it for development however i do ...
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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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Hp Pavilion G6 doesn't turn on. Pressing the on button starts, but goes off automatically

Here is the full story. My Hp Pavilion G6 2110sx it's not turning on after not using for 3 days When I press the power on button it turns on and then goes off immediately. When I pressed the button ...
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Pulling a docking station serial from Windows

Is there any known method to access the serial number of an HP (or Lenovo) Docking Station? I've got a large number of HP UltraSlim 2014 Docking Stations for PC deployments. We can pull the ...
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How to keep ink from drying out

I will not be using my HP Photosmart for 2 and a 1/2 months. Should I enclose entire printer (unplugged)in sealed plastic to prevent the ink and heads from drying out?
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Linux wireless driver issue

I have HP pavilion 15 p050-su. My wireless card is Broadcom bcm43142. I can make the card runnig but the problem is that I have extremly low range(even when I'm infront of the router(less than 1 meter ...
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Internal laptop HDD hangs/pauses the system momentarily while external USB doesn't

I have this peculiar problem on an HP Pavilion DV7-5000 (product number XE385EA) that can hang the system for a few moments—up to 10 seconds sometimes—if the application reads from the disk and it was ...
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Ethernet Driver for Elitebook 2540p

PCI/VEN_8086&DEV_4239&SUBSYS_13118086&REV_35 Its for a HP Elitebook 2540p ethernet. I've tried many drivers. I can only find dead links for the one listed above. This is for Windows 7 ...
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How do I create recovery discs on a Compaq 615

I am trying to create recovery discs on a Compaq 615 running Windows 7, but I can not find the Recovery Manager that is supposed to be used for this purpose. See this official page for reference. It ...
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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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HP windows 7 constant freezing/lag [duplicate]

Hey guys first post here I'm here because I'm running windows 7 on an HP Pavilion m6 laptop, and for the past several months I have been experience constant lag/freezing that almost always results in ...
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HP Probook 4520 boots to white screen unable to access bios

I am an IT technician but by no means do I know everything. I have run into a problem that I am unfamiliar with and could use some help. A friend of mine bought an HP probook 4520 from a business that ...
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HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn gives out error code 41.7 often

We have a HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn printer in our network. Every now and then (quite often) it stops/pauses the printing process and gives out the 41.7 error code which I looked up and it means a ...
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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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Install HP Scanjet Software after previous install was deleted

I am using an HP Scanjet G2410 scanner and previously installed the software on my external hard disk. The external hard disk stopped working and the software got deleted. I used Revo Uninstaller to ...
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How does HP's “Scan to computer” feature work?

Many HP all-in-ones have a "Scan to computer" function where you can be standing at a network printer and scan all your gubbins straight to your computer without having to load up scanning ...
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Slow speed on Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller - HP Pavilion 64 bit

I recently upgraded my internet speed to 90 mbs but when I run a speedtest on my computer, it never gets over 50 mbs. I've had the ISP company over here a few times, they've tested everything and have ...
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HP Desktop driver for windows 7

I have an HP desktop computer, and I'm trying to install Windows 7, but it requires some drivers that I dont have. I've talked to some people that have installing windows on similar HP desktops, and ...
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HP Pavilion G62 is burning hot

This thing is burning hot my bed nearly caught fire 100 degrees I smell it burning my table. what to do? i don't understand technical stuff is the fan blocked. English second language.
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How many pages can be printed continuously on HP LaserJet 1020 - 1020 Plus Single Function Laser Printer at 40 degree celsius

I am using HP LaserJet 1020 - 1020 Plus Single Function Laser Printer for printing books. When I give the command to print multiple pages two or three times the printer eventually stops printing. For ...
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“There are no fingerprint readers available at this time” error. On My windows 8 HP 64bit

After a refresh of my system. I couldn't log in windows with my finger print anymore. I tried updating the driver, but it says up to date. Please help my system make is HP envy m6 Notebook PC, 64 bit, ...
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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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HP 15-r007tx running too slow

Just two days before I bought HP 15-r007tx notebook. It came with free DOS os. I installed windows 8.1 pro in it. From the first use after installing windows 8, it's running slow with very slow ...
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Is my AMD Radeon graphics working properly?

I recently purchased a HP Laptop which has 2 Gb AMD Radeon 8670M Graphics card. Rest of the specs would be Core i3, 4Gb DDR3 Ram etc. I have one or two CAD applications, one being DraftSight(free ...
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Lots of processes going on of the same “DownloadAD (32 bits)”

When I open up task manager it is always a lot of processes with the label "DownloadAD (32 bits)". I know it is HPs own software for finger print logins and stuff so I need the Program. I can remove ...
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Dedicated Graphics and Onboard Graphics

I have a HP 430 notebook PC. According to the specs, it probably has an integrated HD graphics card and a dedicated AMD graphics card, but when I go to my device manager, display adapters, only the ...
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Windows 7 Setup BSOD BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO

I am trying to install Windows 7 32bit on a rather old HP Pavilion t3225.at But after loading files setup ends with a BSOD BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO stop 0x00000074. After some research I checked the CD ...
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VLAN routing query on HP Swtch

I have Layer 3 HP switches throughout my organisation. They are set up to perform routing between all the VLANs connected to them, and everything is working. I am pretty proficient with using them, ...
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Network card won't identify network with regular cable after using crossover

I have a laptop: HP Pavilion g6 1212-sq (kind of old), a router in one room and a switch connected to the router in other room. Cables: - a crossover cable, the owner is a friend of mine (f); - two ...
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Can I overclock hardware on my HP 4545s Probook (there are no options for it in the BIOS)?

I have searched in vain for some way to overclock the hardware on my laptop. The BIOS is unlike any BIOS I've seen before. It's a mouse-using GUI instead of the classic arrow-key blue screen funny ...
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hp pavillion elite not booting beep codes

I'm trying to fix a hp pavillion elite. It won't boot, can't even get to the bios screen. I get one short beep, one long beep, and the screen never even turns on. Beep codes online say it's memory ...
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Is there a way for a “drivers only” installation for HP printer?

I just purchased my HP Officejet 4500 printer, launched the installation from the CD, and installed the "minimum installation" mode. It installed software for 430 MB, installed Yahoo toolbar, and ...
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HP Pavilion s3020.es died - how do I diagnose, and what motherboards are compatible?

My girlfriend got an HP Pavilion s3020.es some years ago (It came with Vista). The computer suffered from a "fall to the ground from 1 meter" syndrome. As a result it doesn't boot - the beeper keeps ...
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Add Network Printer drivers in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2?

I'm running a 64 bit Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2 workstation that I just installed. I need to add a printer that is shared on the network from a 32bit Windows 2000 print server. This is an HP ...
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Enable VT-x in HP 8300 elite

I have a HP 8300 elite (Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz). I'm trying to run a virtual machine via VirtualBox. But every time I start the VM, it says: VT-x is disabled in the BIOS. ...
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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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How Do I Test a CPU?

I've been trying to repair a friends computer. It's been a trial and error process. Starting with the least expensive fixes. The original problem is that the system would not power up. The PSU Fan ...
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HP Color LaserJet 2605dn color alignment issue

We have a HP Color LaserJet 2605dn at work that recently lost its mind. The red and blue colors are offset from where they should be and producing a rather trippy 3D look. I've performed a manual ...
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Restoring Windows deleted all my data, any way to recover it?

I have two users on my HP Pavilion g6 Notebook(laptop), one of them is a Standard and the other Admin. Some months ago I had forgotten my admin account password which made working on the laptop ...
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My UPS has a 5ms switchover time, server shuts off during said time

Is there anything I can do to prevent the server from shutting down? (bios setting etc). the server in question is an HP Proliant ML350 G6. I've got an eaton 5110 UPS and Eaton claims that we need to ...