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RAlink WIFI card on HP shows available networks, but can't connect

I have an HP ProBook 4540s (2014). Recently the WIFI card selectively connects to certain networks. Obviously I thought, okay, it might be that the AP's are broadcasting on a Channel the WIFI card ...
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Can I use HP Recovery Discs for a different hard drive capacity and make?

About two years ago I created HP Recovery Discs (3 of them). Now my hard drive has crashed and new one is still a week from delivery. I was reading up on how to reinstall the genuine OS using the ...
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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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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 DV1000 Laptop won't start. Flashing “power” light

I've been handed a laptop to "clean-up", it appears to be infested with spyware and various limewire type downloads. It had a habit of randomly shutting down after 30 seconds, BSODs if cables ...
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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 you disable the light up buttons on the HP HDX series laptops?

I'm intrested in buying a laptop from the HP HDX series, but I have one concern. As you can see below, they have touch sensitive buttons above the keyboard which are lit up. I cant help but think how ...
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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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How to monitor HP printer usage on Linux (Ubuntu - hplip)

We have several HP network printers, including some high-end color ones, installed under Ubuntu which is the standard desktop. Now anyone can print as many pages as they want and there is no tracking ...
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Laptop won't start after BIOS update

I have an HP Probook 4540s laptop. I recently updated its BIOS from HP's website. After the installation the laptop restarted, but since then there is no display. I waited for an hour until the ...
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HP laptop doesn't power up

I am kindly asking for your help. I have an HP DV7T-6C00 laptop which doesn't power up at all. I have read various forum threads and they did not solve my problem that's why I'm opening a new one. It ...
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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 Laserjet 200 prints Grey scale only

I have an HP Laserjet 200 colorMFP M276nw printer that only prints in grey scale. Even stuff like the supplies status report prints in grey scale, and the bar for yellow is really light, and cyan is ...
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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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HP Laserjet network printing problems

I have the excellent HP Laserjet 1536dnf printer MFP in my office, and recently decided to order another one for my little network at home. The new one is experiencing problems, however, and when I ...
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Is it possible to recover a sticky note that I have deleted within the past 24 hours, on a Windows 8 HP Laptop?

I recently (within the past 24 hours) deleted a sticky note on my HP, Windows 8 Laptop, and I REALLY need to get it back. Is this possible, if so can you tell me how specifically? I've searched and ...
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How do I install ARCHon custom runtime for original hp chromebook 11? Trying to run showbox

Details HP Chromebook 11 App Runtime for Chrome (Beta) 42.4410.288.35 in developer mode Trying to download the right extensions and apps for showbox. I downloaded archon custom runtime, but not ...
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Problematic RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter

Good Day All, There are numerous results when searching google on this issue, however, none seem to have a solution. I am hoping to resolve this issue -- or at least have a decent workaround. It is a ...
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How to connect my HP Printer to my WiFi without WPS

I have a new HP printer WiFi-enabled. Model: LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw This printer has a configuration screen for network. It required me to use either WPS pushbutton or WPS PIN. But my router does ...
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hp probook g1 WIFI not working in Kali

I have installed Kali linux on my hp probook g1 but I have a problem in wifi while its working correctly on windows any body can help ? thanx in advance
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very noisy fan on my hp pavilion dm4 beats edition

As the title shows, the fan is very noisy. I don't remember since when but it's always running at its high speed and it's disturbing when i am in class. I tried to clean the fan, upgrade BIOS, ...
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Quad HD display on HP Spectre x360 running Windows

I want to by a new laptop and I am seriously considering Spectre x360 13-4005dx. There is one concern I have and that is the Quad HD Display. I have never used a Windows machine with that resolution ...
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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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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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HP Deskjet USB Printer prints pages twice from Windows7

I have an HP Deskjet printer / scanner combo that has lately developed a weird problem that it will often print the same page twice. It doesn't always happen but say with a 50% probability. Any idea ...
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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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Diagnosing hardware issue/Laptop won't boot

My (discontinued) HP Pavillion Notebook won't turn on. I encountered this issue RIGHT after the cord connecting my ac adapter to the wall outlet was unplugged (not the plug in the wall, but the ...
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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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Black spray (?) on a laptop's heat sink assembly

We have a HP Pavilion DV3 4000SB that was given an error on startup that the fan was having problems (System Fan 90b error message) So I decided to open the laptop up and clean the fan, as that ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology install failure

When I try to install IRST, it runs for a bit and then a popup appears saying that setup.exe had a problem. Expanding the details produces this: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: ...
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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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Windows 7 64-bit driver for HP Color Laserjet CM1015 MFP

I bought my HP Color Laserjet CM1015 MFP about 5 years ago. It worked flawlessly on Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64-bit). This worked well on Windows 7 64-bit on two different machines (I upgraded to a ...
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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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Ubuntu problems

I bought a hp pavilion p210tx laptop recently.I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop.But its not working properly.I am facing many problems in my Ubuntu.First I got Wifi problem(to be ...
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Wireless card on HP laptop not working

I just bought an HP Envy m6-1125dx online from Best Buy. When I got it home and started it up, the wireless card did not work well - at all. I could connect, but any real usage would cause the ...
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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 Sleekbook usb 3.0 - no drivers for windows 7

I have hp (pavilion sleek-book 14 - B065TX) laptop and me downgrade that in to windows 7 professional edition and now laptop is working but i have one of problem for usb 3.0 port. It is not ...
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hp elite book 8560w flashes 5 times but works fine?

my laptop "hp 8560w" startup and hang for about a minute or two what happens is my num lock and caps flashes "5 times" this repeats four times then it hangs for a while whowing hp logo then my ...
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Extracting basic drivers from bloated installers

I'm looking for a way to extract the necessary drivers from bloated manufacturer installs, specifically printer installers. I tried Universal Extractor to no avail on some of these. I don't need ...
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HP 350 G1 Notebook

The current HDD inside the notebook is a 320GB 5200rpm. The notebook is not compatible with an SSD HDD so I can't put the SSD inside the notbook. So I cloned the HDD on the SDD so now we want to leave ...
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How can I recover from a corrupt BIOS in a HP laptop?

Here is the issue: I tried updating the BIOS using one of HP's software downloads, and even though it exited successfully, my laptop does not boot. Nothing loads, and the screen remains black. I have ...