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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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2nd HDD/SSD DVD caddy for HP Pavilion dv5 1080eh laptop

I want to add a 2nd hard drive (SSD) to my HP Pavilion dv5 1080eh laptop. I don't need the optical drive, so I want to buy a caddy (if it's the proper name, or maybe odd box). I found one here: ...
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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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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 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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Disable left quick launch keys on hp g62 laptop

I have an HP g62 laptop with Windows 7. It has some very anoying quick launch keys on the left. These keys open the calculator, printing, web browsing. As they are on the left of the keyboard, I keep ...
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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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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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Unable to put laptop to sleep after installing AMD driver

I have HP Probook4540s Laptop with Core i5 processor, 8GB Ram and an AMD ATI Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Graphics card of 2 GB and I am running windows 8 pro x64. Thing is my graphics card driver doesn't ...
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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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HP G60 notebook making high-pitched whining noise constantly

I've had this laptop for about 5 years. It has windows 7 installed. I had it repaired once a couple years ago. Anyway I always remember it making this high-pitched whirring/whining kind of sound when ...
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After installing Win7 on my laptop I'm having trouble extending the desktop to an external monitor

I have a HP TX2000 laptop and a HP w2408 screen. Yesterday, I installed Win7 and I'm having trouble having the 24 inches screen work as a secondary screen. It seems like my laptop cannot detect both ...
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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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Hard to read my HP Pavilion g4 laptop screen (and has been for the two years I've had it - tired of it)

Does anyone besides me have trouble reading an HP Pavilion g4 laptop screen? I can't find anything with google search and if no one else has experienced a similar problem I'll go to the optometrist ...
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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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Error Message On Start Up

Up on Start Up I get the following Message: C:\Users\CarolM\AppData\LocalConduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll Specific module could not be found What does this mean and how do I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Random Distorted / Garbled Sound In Windows XP

I have laptop Pavilion dv5282 and sometimes sound gets garbled / distorted. Listen to this sound file. Note that this happens only when music/video is playing, i mean only when there should be any ...
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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 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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What is the motherboard of HP pavilion dv7-2185DX?

I found everything but the motherboard it uses. Which one is it?
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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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Disable touch pad for mouse button region on new HP pavillion models?

i bought a new hp pavillion dv6 series laptop. the laptop itself is fine but it has the new hp touchpad mouse which i absolutely hate. its such a stupid problem to have with a computer. the left and ...
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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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HP dv6t gets super hot

I bought a HP dv6t quad edition notebook with core i7 about 2 days ago and from the time of first use, the notebook got warm and the temps reached 55-60 C while doing just web browsing. When I ran ...
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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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Fedora Boot Loader not verified?

I just installed fedora 20 on my sister's HP laptop from a live USB. I told it to take all of the hard drive. It gives me two options from grub: Fedora, with Linux 3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64 Fedora, ...
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Hp Pavilion graphic issue

I have a trouble with a Hp Pavilion dv6500. During the startup phase produces a long beep and two short and the monitor remain black. I have the same problem when using an external monitor, all I see ...
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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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Inter VLAN routing on HP Procurve 2610

I have a network composed of: 1 x Cisco RV082 that gives access to the internet to the whole network 1 x Cisco UC560 PBX 1 x HP ProCurve 2610-PWR Switch I have 2 VLANs VLAN 1 ...
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Linux to clone Windows 7 disk with Boot, System, Recovery and HP Tools partitions to larger drive

I am trying to clone a smaller windows 7 disk to a newer faster SSD Hybrid with more space while retaining the HP Recovery partitions (I'm assuming they offer value). I see the first is a otherwise ...
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GeForce GTX 750 fitting in HP Pavilion p6531p?

The tower is a HP Pavilion p6531p Desktop and the graphics card I'm thinking of buying is a EVGA GeForce GTX 750. I've already upgraded the ram and would like to upgrade the video card + power supply ...
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Computer Fan Spinning Faster, But Temerature Is In The Negatives

Recently my computer has been louder than it had been in the past, so I looked into it and I believe that my CPU's fan is working harder than it did before (it's definitely not due to dust build up, ...
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Powering a HP BL680c Blade Server Without a Rack

I picked up an old HP BL680c from a computer surplus store and have no rack with which to power it. The board seems to indicate that it merely requires 12V in. When I try to run it off of regular 12V ...
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HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I was researching about new Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and the Proliant ML350e Gen8 with B120i RAID controller and I found that HP certified Ubuntu without RAID engine on 12.04 server version, but now I ...
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Network Issues using Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Chromebook 14, which now allows me to switch back and forth between Chrome OS and Ubuntu. I had no issues browsing in Ubuntu a few days ago. This morning, ...
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My laptop goes super slow time to time again for no apparent reason

I have Windows 8.1 OS installed on my HP 6530b Notebook PC. For the past few days, it is behaving in a quite weird manner. It slows down for a while even when there is no user application running on ...
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Ubuntu LiveUSB not booting in HP laptop

I am using a HP Pavilion laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop using a LiveUSB, which I created in the conventional way given on the Ubuntu official ...
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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 ...
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HP Laptop Model G60-535DX won't boot or do system repair

I'm attempting to fix my girlfriend's laptop, but it is behaving quite oddly. It is a HP Laptop Model G60-535DX, running Windows 7. It won't start, BIOS works fine, I did memory and hard disk scans, ...