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HP dv6-2150ca don't boot after RAM upgrade

I've HP dv6-2150ca with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I had 4 gb RAM. I upgrade to 8 gb RAM. Both from same manufacturer and purchased at same time. Specs of RAM Crucial When I start laplop it says ...
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Accessing my fingerprint password protected laptop after HP Client Security was removed

I bought a new HP Probook 450 laptop with HP Client Security and fingerprint scanner. I used my fingerprint as a password; the laptop came with Windows 7 which I updated to Windows 8. HP Client ...
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After SSD upgrade, HP EliteBook Folio 9470m, boot hangs at start while in the HP ultra slim dock. Out of dock all works fine

I've upgraded to an SSD drive. I've cloned the original, installed the new SSD internally, all works great. But when I put the system in the associated ultra thin docking station, the system hangs on ...
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Can't install Linux on my laptop (HP envy 15), weird shutdown all the time

My HP laptop came with Windows 8. After several days of self-study, I already know how to reinstall Windows 8 or install windows 7. But I tried to install Linux such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint and came ...
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HP compaq graphics card not working

My friend has an HP Compaq 610 laptop, that wasn't working he brought it to me to fix it and I discovered that the graphics card isn't working, we need a new graphics card. I googled a bit and found ...
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HP laptop, “General system board failure”, what next?

I have an HP Pavilion DM1-3101ea laptop with an integrated AMD E-350 APU. Basically the same as DM1Z, if it is of any help. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on it. The problem appeared as follows: i tried to send ...
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HP Designjet 5000ps not printing

I have an old HP Designjet 5000 ps that I have managed to install drivers for using a Dell Latitude D820 running Windows XP Pro. I installed both drivers, the postscript driver and the GL2 driver. ...
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Reduce voltage on psu from 52v to 12v

I'm building a mining rig and is planning on using a ESP120 HP 3Kw 52v powersupply. I've seen someone get it down to 48v with this mod, but i wonder some one got it down to 12v? Or is it not possible? ...
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Why does my HP printer think it is jammed, when the printer is not jammed?

I have a strange problem with my HP F2480 printer. The printer always thinks it is jammed. It starts completely normally, and when it gets halfway down the page all the light start flashing, which is ...
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Bottom third of laptop display showing up (sometimes) - How to diagnose?

I took this laptop in on partial-trade for one I had for sale: http://imgur.com/r7ADFwY,RPzYhh0#1 (Use previous and next buttons to see both pictures) It's an HP 2000-2A09CA. EDIT: The few ...
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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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Finger-print reader no more working

I have an HP ProBook 4430s with a fingerprint reader. I had to reinstall my OS a few days back. Since then, I don't see any sign of my fingerprint reader. I installed HP Security tools, I installed ...
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Which of the ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics are used when there is no “switching” utility?

I have a ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics on a HP Pavilion g7 (hp pavilion g7-1246ef) but it has no support in Win7 32-bit. It seems that I have 2 VGA controllers: One on-CPU Intel for ...
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External monitor very dim via laptop VGA

I have an HP DV6 2115sa laptop running Windows 7, and have been using an external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster) using the VGA port. Having previously worked perfectly, it now suddenly seems to be an ...
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Bad Clock Battery on an HP Probook 4525s

How can I tell if the clock battery is bad in a HP Probook 4525s? My PC does not start when pressing the power button but the caps lock light flashes twice.
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HP ProBook 6570b maximum resolution - is 3840 x 2160 / 4K possible?

I'd like to hook up a HP ProBook 6570b to a 4K display. Before getting one, I'd like to know if the laptop is capable of outputting 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz via the DisplayPort. My current research ...
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Using HP charger on a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop [duplicate]

My Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 charger was stolen from my University desk. I have an old (about 4-5 years old) HP charger of my previous HP laptop. The Dell laptop on the bottom says: 19.5V and 3.34A / ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the onboard graphics card of HP1000 Laptop?

For a HP1000 laptop, there is onboard graphics of intel (R) HD graphics 3000. So, I think it is not enough to play big games like the Blur game. So, was thinking whether I could add an additional card ...
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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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error: hp-systray cannot be run as root. Exiting

I am installing HP printer drivers and HP device manager utility in my ubuntu 11.04 machine with root user permissions.But even after installation systray does not work.It exits with error error: ...
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Buying used laptop - can I change from Win 8 to Win 7 and keep the same license?

I am attempting a purchase of a used HP laptop. The model is HP Pavilion DV7-4120EM. The OS that was supposed to come with this laptop is Windows 7, but the seller said that on PC startup, he was ...
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Installing different frequency ram

I have HP Pavilion Dv6 2011 model notebook. I planing to upgrade ram in my laptop. My laptop already has 4GB 1333MHz ram. My question is can I install another ram with different frequency, say a ...
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Laptop dead after BIOS update. How do I restore original BIOS?

Model: HP Pavillion m7-1015dx Original OS: Windows 7 Current OS: Windows 8 64 bit Problem: I tried to update the BIOS using this file: ...
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Does Centos 6 and gnome support i7 hardware?

I have installed Centos 6 on a new HP laptop HP PROBOOK 430G1. While booting I see the message Detected CPU model 6 family 69 *unsupported hardware device : Intel CPU model* Inspite of Centos ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on my HP Pavilion g4 windows 7

I have AMD Radeon HD 6470M and AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6620G in my display adapter. But, when I configure my switchabel graphics, it's not working. Please Help.
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USB ports on HP Ultraslim docking station do not work

I have a HP Ultraslim docking station for my HP Elitebook Folio 9470m ultrabook. The connection to the external monitor and the network works fine - but I cannot seem to plug in any peripherals into ...
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2 different laptops, 1 home office setup [closed]

My fiancée and I used to have the same HP laptop and shared a single docking station in our home office to connect to a HDMI monitor, keyboard and mouse. I have recently upgraded to a Lenovo X1 Carbon ...
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HP Pavillion HPE

My computer has 16GB ram. It is very slow when rendering 3D models. The CPU meter shows 100%. I have been informed from HP that no upgrade to the memory is possible as the mother board will not allow ...
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Printerdriver Windows XP for HP OfficeJet T65

Where can I find a printerdriver (Windows XP) for a HP OfficeJet T65? Cannot find at the HP support site and we've lost the original cd.
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Get HP Product Number via Powershell

I have put together a robust HP Warrant Lookup PowerShell script. However, I cannot figure out how to get a HP system's product number in an automated process. So... How can I get HP product number ...
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building Battery pack for HP Dv6 2064ca [closed]

I replaced my battery pack with anker brand. It went faulty and was not charging. So they sent another pack which was turned out to be faulty. Now i got 2 battery packs sitting of now use. If i want ...
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Service pack 3 or any other solution? [closed]

I have service pack 3 on my computer and operating system is Windows XP. My computer model is HP Pavilion f1503.Windows XP is going to be unsupported from April 2014. What should I do? Should I ...
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Can I connect iPad to computer so I can use iPad as a keyboard?

The computer keys seem to be stuck after coffee was spilt. Only a mouthful but that seems to have done it. The computer switches on all right, but the keyboard doesn't work. Can I use my I pad as a ...
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Laptop screen doesn't come back on after opening lid

The problem I am having is that when I close the lid on my laptop just to put the computer down for a minute and then open it back up the screen is just black, the backlighting comes on, but it's like ...
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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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What's the difference between ProRes “1200”, “1200 (156 lpi)” and “1200 (180 lpi)” in printing?

I have an HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer quality can be chosen between 600 dpi, FastRes 1200, ProRes 1200, ProRes 1200 (156 lpi) and ProRes 1200 (180 lpi). What is the difference between ProRes ...
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Internet Wireless Connection not working on my laptop

I have a problem with my HP dv6 notebook with Windows 7 bought in August 2011. Many many times since the past and even today, whenever I up my laptop and login, I am usually getting "Not connected - ...
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Disable “Advanced Printing Features” permanently

How can I disable the "Advanced Printing Features" option (in Windows, go to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers, right click the printer, go to Printer Preferences -> Advanced)? ...
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How to manually create HP Recovery Media?

My mates HP Pavilion dv5 laptop's HDD is failing and now Windows 7 Home Premium won't boot nor will the recovery partition boot. I took out the HDD and stuck it in a USB HDD cradle and I'm able to ...
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Clone a non-external hdd [closed]

I know there are other topics of this kind, but I could only find the software part of the solution and I am not aware of the hardware part mostly. So, I bought a new laptop (with SSD) and I want to ...
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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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Specific letters on keyboard not working

I've got an HP 6830S laptop, and the keys A,Y,Q,Tab, and Esc all aren't working. They also don't work if I use an external keyboard. I already reinstalled all my drivers with no effect.
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Error “VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system” while trying to run Virtualbox

I have to run Mac OS on virtual box for a class and it keeps giving me errors stating "VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this ...
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How do I reverse a function button

My old laptop I could press f1 f2 etc no issue and to use extra features there was a function button to press with f1 for example to do something like volume control My new laptop works the other way ...
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How to decrease brightness of laptop screen which was changed?

I own http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03061225 HP pavilion g6 1201tx laptop after using it for 2 years my laptop's screen display got damanged and i changed it ...
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Cancel / Exit HP System Recovery Manager (Windows Vista)

I started the HP System Recovery Manager inadvertently (by hitting F11 during the boot sequence) and am now unable to exit the tool. I do not need or want to run a full recovery or reset the PC to ...
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Keep OEM MS Office after reinstalling Windows 7

I have a HP G62-355DX Laptop that came with Windows 7 and Office 2007 pre-installed. I'm planning to reformat the HDD to fix slowdown and other various issues that have begun to crop up, but I'm not ...
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Is a 50-76hz monitor 50 or 76 hz? or is it somewhere in between?

So, this monitor on Tiger Direct (that seems to be a great deal) says it has a 50-76hz refresh rate. Does this mean it is 50, 60, or 76hz? Thanks for your time!
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0% available, Plugged in, not charging

I have been trying to fix it all morning. I did these so called "12 easy" steps, but it had no effect.... I also tried ATX resed, whatever that is. It was suggested in one of the answers in this site. ...
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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: ...