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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 ...
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Switching a freshly formatted HDD to another laptop

So here is the situation, sorry for a bit of a long post. I have one(HP) laptop which harddrive unfortunately recently crashed, while i have another Compaq laptop with worse hardware, but an ...
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HP 2013 UltraSlim Docking Station Crashes\Freezes HP Elitebook 840 G1

We have a user that when they disconnect HP Elitebook 840 G1 from the docking station the system then crashes\freezes no BSOD but they always nearly always require a restart. The devices are ...
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Windows 7 Aero decorations blinking every second

After returning from lunch, my Citrix Receiver timed out, and the active window border, its shadow, and selected text started blinking every second. This also undoes dragging the window and closes ...
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pavillion dv6 fall &liquid damage

I have a HP pavillion dv6 with win7 a Phenom II 940 and I think 5650 dedicated graphics adapter. It sustained a bad fall and the screen is broken, and also may have had some liquid spill on it as the ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server / HPML350 G5 server?

I have currently commenced working at a new company which is using Windows Server 2003. I am able to remote desktop into the server and it all works fine. The only problem is if I go to the server ...
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Retrieving OEM-SLP key from OEM Recovery DVD

I have a number of HP ProDesk 600 G1. I use Windows Deployment Server (WDS) to deploy a custom image to these machines (effectively removing HP bloatware) and I'm trying to find the OEM-SLP key. I ...
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LaserJet 4050n only prints blank pages

I have a HP LaserJet 4050n. The problem is that since a few days it suddenly started printing empty pages. A day or two before, I fixed the paper tray unit, but after that I could print a correct test ...
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Screen picture on my HP Elitebook 8740w seems solarized and flickers

Picture on my HP Elitebook 8740w display is like sollarized and flickers. The picture on external monitor connected at VGA port is brilliant. When I tried to capture the picture from the screen (with ...
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How to change WiFi settings of HP Laserjet P1102W?

Does anybody know how to change the WiFI settings (SSID and password of the host network) for HP Laserjet P1102W? This printer comes with an integrated Wifi adaptor and detects the initial wifi ...
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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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Print job leaves queue but document isn't printed

I'm dealing with an HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One printer. It's connected via USB to a desktop running Windows 7 Enterprise x64. If I attempt to print something like a web page or a word document, the ...
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Headphones die after a while [closed]

When I buy them, at first they work, after a while one dies.. then the other.. I went thru 8 headphones in 9 months which is a huge waste of money, I have HP 250 laptop. What is the problem and how do ...
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How can I enable the finger print scanner on an HP 4540 in Windows 8?

I have an HP 4540S and installed all drivers, software security, but the finger print scanner on my laptop does not work in Windows 8.
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Advanced settings in InsydeH2O bios

I have hp 350 g1 laptop and bios version is InsydeH2O-F.12 .... I want to get to advanced settings menu in bios which is not found in bios setup .. How to unlock it and get this menu ?
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Is there a way to disable all keyboard backlighting on an HP Spectre?

I recently purchased a laptop with some unfavorable backlighting behavior. The F5 key is permanently backlit at all times. I was told that there is no way to turn off the F5 light. But is there a ...
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Laptop touchpad response badly when on power supply?

I have HP pavilion 2200 series laptop with AMD processor, 1GB RAM, on board nvidia display card. It suddenly cause following problem: When the adapter is unplugged, the touchpad works correctly and ...
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Login screen changed in Windows 8

I use an HP Probook 4440s 64bit laptop with Windows 8 Enterprise installed. There is also a utility called HP Security Tools and I enabled a password protect option from it. Doing that somehow changed ...
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HP 1210 Scan Button does nothing

I have an HP 1210 all-in-one nightmare of a printer which has decided not to listen to the scan button anymore. I've dug into it, and see in the properties of the scanner in Windows XP that it says ...
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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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PC has 6 processors but shows 12 in task manager [duplicate]

This command: WMIC CPU Get /Format:List says that the machine has 6 cores, yet looking at the CPU Usage History in the Task Manager, there are 12 windows, not 6. Why the discrepancy? HP z600 - ...
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Is there a way to disable the persistent backlight under my F5 key? [closed]

On my HP Spectre x360, the F5 back light is always on like in this image. I'm aware of the ducktape method and the nailpolish method, but I was hoping there's a software-related way to disable the ...
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Is it possible to install a HP Deskjet 930C series printer in Windows 8.1?

I want to install my HP Deskjet 930C printer in a notebook with Windows 8.1. I'm not familiar with Windows 8.1, but AFAIK the process to install is the same - Control Panel, Devices and Printer, Add a ...
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Old printers under Windows 8

I'm working in an Office where we have a HP Business Inkjet 2800 printer. Such printer was connected to a computer running Windows XP SP2 acting as print server. Two client computers (one running Win7 ...
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Upgrade RAM beyond manufacturer supported memory? Mixed messages

I really just want to confirm a few things. I have a HP laptop, and I have got mixed information. First off, this is the laptop I own: ...
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Bluetooth enabled and “working correctly” but not finding any devices

I have a HP Pavilion dv7 6051ei notebook running Windows 7 Professional 64bit . And, as the title states. I switch on bluetooth and enable it, but when I scan for devices, it doesn't find anything. I ...
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Is it necessary to use multiple PSUs?

I recently bought a used Server (hp proliant dl580 g5) for home use. It has two Power Supply Units. Is it necessary that I have to power up both in order to use it or can I simply ignore one and use ...
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Keyboard issue and HP Help and Support Pop-up issue

Last night my HP Pavilion started acting abnormally. My keyboard began to malfunction; every button I pressed acted as a shortcut for things on my computer (i.e. D took me back to desktop, Spacebar ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and disappearing from device manager

I have an HP laptop (model number c6s45ea#abu) and the wifi keeps disconnecting. It seems to be semi random as sometimes it can work fine for hours at a time. Here is the wifi network adaptor in ...
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Slow HGST laptop hard drive

My problem is in my HP 350 g1 laptop running Windows 8.1. Windows start is slow and most of time the hard drive is running with 100% usage I’ve tried to disable all startup programes and scanned with ...
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How to disable HP client security setup autostart?

Every time I start my new HP ProBook 420g0 laptop the HP client security setup application pops up asking me to set up a password, "SpareKey", fingerprints etc (see the screenshot below). But I don't ...
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Removing case for HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged

I just received a HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged to test my software on and I was looking to remove the case it comes with. All pictures I see of the ElitePad 1000 looks slim, so that leads me to believe ...
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HP Pavilion Windows 8.1 Fn key + function key doesn't work in the System Startup to access BIOS

HP Pavilion Windows 8.1 Fn key + function key doesn't work in the System Startup to access BIOS. I can get to the system startup page but I cannot access the BIOS screen because the function keys on ...
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HP Pavilion dv3 volume control display driver on Windows 7

I've recently bought an HP Pavilion dv3-2150ep and I'm having a hard time getting the volume control display to work as expected. The control is a back-lit touch-sensitive bar above the keyboard. Now ...
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How to fix incorrect margins when printing from Windows 7?

My printer is a HP Photosmart 2575. When I print from my Windows XP the margins are all ok, but when I print from my Windows 7 laptop the top margin is 2x larger for the same document, and as a result ...
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suse linux installatation on HP Gen9 server

I am unable to install SUSE Enterprise Server 11.0 with sp3 on HP gen9 server. It's unable to recognize the storage. The raid controller is p440ar. It had tried installing with HP ProLiant Gen9 ...
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Printing to HP printer results in errors

I have an HP LaserJet 400 printer, connected to the network. There are three clients printing to it - a Mac OS X Yosemite laptop, a Windows 8.1 64 bit laptop and a Windows 8.1 64 bit desktop. A few ...
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Laptop reboots unexpectedly and repeatedly

My laptop shuts down unexpectedly and restarts. This usually happens three times before the laptop is okay to use. I have run a virus scan, run a check disk and set the power to passive with no ...
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Windows 7 randomly freezes on some HP 400 Pro One

We have about 100 HP 400 Pro One installed and a very few (like six or eight of them) experience system freezes so hard we have to reboot them, and we are at a lose of what's causing it. The ...
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usb DACS crashing computer [closed]

I have a new hp pavillion laptop. when using a dragonfly or audioengine DAC , computer will crash with in 2 hrs. why?
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Confirmation before every print-out on HP Color LaserJet 3550 / Windows Server

A customer is experiencing this problem: There is a HP Color LaserJet 3550 (usb-)connected to a HP Jetdirect 3700 network printing server. The printing server is connected to a network switch. ...
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How to install Windows 7 back on my PC?

I got this HP Pavilion 4 years ago, it came Windows 7 pre-installed (it was Home Premium I guess). Its hard drive stopped working, I dumped it and I bought a new PC. The new PC came with no OS ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8600 prints or scans only 1 page under Linux Mint

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 only scans or prints a single page after that the system says that the connection to the printer cant be established. If I restart the printer I can print or scan another ...
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How do I get my laptop to recognise the new monitor so it displays correctly with Dell U2410?

I have a HP Pavilion Laptop. The monitor is broken. I have plugged in a Dell U2410 monitor with a HDMI plug. The display is too large I have tried changing the different resolutions but cant get it ...
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Restoring factory image of HP Laptop

I use a HP G62. I am unable to use my recovery disk to restore to factory settings. I had no problems earlier until I created an additional partition which I hear might have changed my hard disk to ...
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How to print A4 papers by HP Deskjet 1010

Recently I've bought an inkjet printer HP Deskjet 1010. Previously I had a printer. I usually print with A4 papers. But I can't print A4 documents with the printer. It supports only letter size. I go ...
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Upgrading from 8GB to 16GB RAM in Laptop. Possible? [closed]

I have a HP 14" Laptop with a 8GB RAM in it. I recently installed 2 pcs of 4GB 12800s but I still am not satisfied with the speed, as I am doing graphics and video editing. My question is, is it ...
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How to scan a document using printer HP 3015 on fedora14?

I was able to successfully print a document using HP 3015 printer connected to a fedora14 system locally via usb but I am not able to scan any document using the same. The printer does support ...
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Does installing Windows 10 next to Ubuntu remove original Windows 7 recovery?

I want to install Windows 10 next to the Ubuntu and I have a little problem. My notebook HP 620 has got originally 4 primary partitions (MBR): SYSTEM (315 MB) NTFS - Files for booting Windows? ...
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Installed drivers and Windows 7 still cannot detect HP 2011x monitor

I have 2 monitors and each are plugged into a dvi port on my videocard. HP 2011x HP 20xi I downloaded and installed each driver from the HP website, restarted, same issue. Then I downloaded the HP ...