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No fax detected with HP MFP

I'm trying to set up a HP LaserJet MFP (multifunction fax printer) M476dw as a fax machine. It's connected to a Linksys PAP2T analogue telephone adapter (ATA) with VoipVoip as service provider with a ...
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Admin Power On Password Appeared?

I had to do a do a complete restore to my computer (I forgot why.) Now my HP laptop notebook 2000 is now asking for me to admin power on password I don't recall setting up a password like that nor ...
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Windows 10 won't shutdown, returns to desktop, but reboot works fine?

On my son's Windows 10 Pro laptop, an HP Probook 4540s that was upgraded from a previous Windows version, it will not shutdown... The laptop starts the shutdown process with the spinning windows ...
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Screen flicker with Intel HD graphics driver

I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 running on my Probook (HP Probook 4530s, core i3/2nd gen/4GB/320GB). It was functioning well. However, the screen started flickering in Win 7. Upon uninstalling the Intel ...
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Can I use an HP charger on my Dell Inspiron N4010?

My laptop has 19.5V 3.34A/ 4.62A (what does this mean?) The HP Charger had Input : 100-240V 1.6A 50-60Hz Output: 18.5V 3.5A Can I use this charger on my laptop without damaging the laptop or ...
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Transfering RAM from a dead Dell to a similar, working HP. Do the specs match?

Note: I already have RAM on the MP. But its like 0.99 of a GB and I want to add the 896MB ram from the Dell to improve it a bit and hopefully get Windows 8 installed. My Dell Inspiron 531s won’t ...
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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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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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HP Pavillion dv6-6135dx refurbished motherboard switchable graphics not recognized

I replaced the motherboard with a factory refurbished one I found online. I used the old cpu because it didn't come with one, but the graphic chip is built in. I checked the serial numbers and they ...
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Windows 10, HP laptop battery “plugged in, not charging”

After installing Windows 10 on my HP Pavilion g6-2197sa laptop, I have had problems charging the battery. The battery icon reports something like "79% available (plugged in, not charging)." I can, ...
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My hp ProBook 4540s is stuck in hp logo

I was trying to delete Ubuntu 14.0.4 system from my laptop using windows 7. So I ran Windows 7 and i opened disk management and i deleted a disk that has the size of 58 GB wich is supposed to include ...
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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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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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Recovering OEM license information from HP notebook serial number

I have an HP notebook with a valid Windows OEM license. This notebook has been left unused for sometime and it's now without an operating system since I installed a brand new hard drive on it. The ...
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HP Photosmart C7280 showing error for ink cartridge even after being replaced

The printer is displaying Cannot print - replace the following empty ink cartridge(s) to resume printing (Light Cyan). First, the ink cartridge is not empty, but changed anyway with a new cartridge. ...
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unable to connect to wifi on my HP G3 250 Laptop

I am unable to connect to wifi on my HP G3 250 Laptop. I have tried almost everything on the internet(driver install/uninstall,remove/change SSN,router configuration,system format).I have even get it ...
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Left ctrl+tab does not work but right ctrl+tab works

I am aware there are questions with similar names, but I think the problem is different. Such as the following: Question 1 Question 2 However, what I am experiencing is quite different. Let me ...
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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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What causes the “Scan to computer is no longer activated” error message?

I have an HP 8620 all-in-one wireless printer, which has worked like a champ for months under Windows 8.1 and Linux. I recently upgraded to Windows 10. My wife is still on Windows 8.1, and she is ...
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How to determine which OS's would work best with legacy hardware?

Forgive the novice question but I'm a newb to the site as well as pretty new to tinkering with PC's. I have an old HP Pavillion 6635 (I believe it's 66 MHz) with very little RAM that I plan to update ...
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Printer sends two jobs to the queue. One without a status or port. Won't print until ghost job is canceled

I have an HP LaserJet P1505 that has been giving me some grief on a 64-bit machine. After removing drivers and deleting devices, I reinstalled it. Test page works fine. If I print from another ...
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Cannot enter BIOS setup on HP ENVY Sleekbook 4, EFI partition broken

I'm running into great trouble with an HP ENVY Sleekbook 4 with an existing Windows 8 installation failing to boot after installing Ubuntu 14.04, and data in the EFI partition is broken (the ...
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HP Laserjet 4l paper jam - probably electronics behind phototransistor defect - how to check?

I have a problem with our old HP Laserjet 4L. The paper jam indicator flashes after the printer fed the 2nd sheet of paper a few centimetres into the machine. The first page after powering on the ...
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HP PhotoSmart C4400 printer always says “paper out” and doesn't attempt to feed paper, even if paper is loaded

I have a HP C4400 printer and it claims to be out of paper (which is not true) and don't even try to pull the paper. I have already followed these instructions with no success: ...
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Recover hp g62 bios after update failed

I have update the bios of hp g62 b99sl because some problem with video card, but the update was stuck at 99%... Now the notebook won't start... Led of caps lock blinking to segnale that was a bios ...
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Hp deskjet f4280 paper jam without a paper E error

It was working fine and some how it just stop working... the flashing lights are, Ink lights(Orange), Paper Adjust(Green), Resume(Orange), it has new ink, I have open it and clean the headers., I have ...
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WiFi is not working HPProbook4420s

I have here a laptop (Hp Probook 4420s) wifi button is not working,when I Open Windows + R (MobilityCenter) The button of Wifi is greyed out. meaning I cannot use wifi. I have no Idea how this ...
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HP Probook4420s WiFi not working

So I have a laptop (Hp Probook 4420s) where the WiFi button isn't working. Also when I press Windows + R to open the Mobility Center, the WiFi button is greyed out. This means I can't use WiFi. I ...
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HP 4530s: Fan is Always On even When Laptop/CPU is Idle

Just bought an HP 4530s from newegg. Laptop is great, but.. The FAN is always on. I did some googling, found it is a known problem, but no easily googlable solution. Tried to: Update BIOS to the ...
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QWERTZ unknown keyboard layout on HP EliteBook

I bought a HP Elitebook 8460p second hand and it is provided with a QWERTZ layout, but the special characters look more like a US layout. It is definitely not German layout. I took a picture of it ...
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Network printer shows as ready but won't print

everyone! I had set up a printer (HP 4500) as a network printer. It is connected via USB to the router (Asus RT-N16). It seems like the router's EZ sharing doesn't work with the HP. So, per Asus's ...
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HDD Caddies DL380 DL580

I have a DL580 G5 with 2.5" HDD Drives I am wondering if the caddies from DL380 G5 be used in DL580 G5. both do take 2.5" inch drives. I do not have DL380 so cannot verify myself.
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Windows 8.1 doesn't know it's a tablet

So, recently I've got locked out of my tablet (HP Stream 7) and decided to format it. I just installed a clean version of Windows 8.1 and now I'm noticing that the touchscreen, power button etc don't ...
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How much can a vendor's chipset make a difference?

I'm using an HP Pavilion dm4 from around 2010-2011 (model number WD470AV) running Windows 7. It's got a Radeon HD 5450 integrated card as well as an Intel graphics chipset. I've NEVER been able to get ...
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Macromedia Projector has stopped working

I have HP Scanjet Pro 3000 S2 Scanner. and when I insert the CD and click on the set up for installing it's software it says 'Macromedia Projector has stopped working' and doesn't install the ...
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Unable to install windows error 0x80070057

I have an HP envy 15 which earlier had Windows 8.1 installed (and now absolutely nothing). Microsoft is giving a free upgrade to Windows 10. I tried to clean install windows 10 on my laptop, to ...
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Can't access BIOS of HP G70 and selecting boot device (e.g. USB) doesn't work

Model: HP G70-111EM BIOS: Intel F.65 (latest version) OS: Windows 7 When I start the laptop, it says "Press the ESC key for Startup Menu". This brings me to the Startup Menu screen: F1 ...
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HP 2000 keyboard not working during Windows 8 installation

My HP 2000 keyboard is not working while i am installing Windows 8. The keyboard works fine on BIOS but as soon as it enters the windows installation environment i cannot type on the keyboard.
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HP Pavilion G7 Laptop won't connect to external monitor

I've been using an external monitor for my hp laptop for a while now because the screen is broken and recently downloaded Windows 10 and wasn't to crazy about it so I did a factory reset to go back to ...
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How to reinstall HP BIOS

I am dual booting my PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Both are working. I have no problem. Today I started seeing this error: The HP Bios application selected is corrupt or missing. Please ...
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How many pages can I print at once on my HP OfficeJet safely?

I have an HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus. I've installed a fresh high-yield ink cartridge and have been printing about 1500 pages a day, but I'm wondering now if that's a good idea. Only about 30 words ...
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Cannot add a network printer to Windows 10 machine. Access Denied

Here is my scenario: I have two computers, one a windows 8.1 machine that hosts the HP LaserJet 4100 printer. It has a LPT port, which is used by the printer. I have printed pages on the printer ...
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HP vp17 integrated speakers not working

I have a new HP computer running Windows 10. I connected an HP vp17 monitor with integrated speakers that won't work. I have changed the audio cord and checked for updated drivers. When external ...
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Can't find the motherboard model number on my hp envy h8-1414?

I have a motherboard inside my HP Envy H8-1414, and written on it is Angelica Rev 1.2 and also the number M3970CM but absolutely no mention of the model number. I've gone to the Gigabyte Website ...
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I cannot add a network printer to my windows 10 machine. Access is denied even when I set no username or password

I posted this on serverfault, but they have voted I move this question to this forum and I am unable to delete the question. Here is my scenario: I have two computers, one a windows 8.1 machine that ...
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Can't change brightness using keyboard shortcut on my laptop

I have HP Probook 4540s, the problem is that I cannot increase the brightness of the screen through the keyboard shortcuts (fn+f2 and fn+f3) even if I have all recent drivers on my laptop. What should ...
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Different Volumes for Headphone and internal speakers

I have hp envy laptop with beats audio. It has got 4 speakers, 2 on the front and 2 on the button of the laptop. Without IDT audio driver, front speaks don't work. But with IDT audio driver windows ...
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Keep laptop plugged in if at full charge if battery is not removable?

I just bought a new laptop and it comes with an integrated battery. For these types of laptops, is it better to leave the plug when fully charged or not ? I ve just experienced an issue, i looked at ...
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Should i Buy a new laptop or upgrade the old one? [closed]

I have a Hp pavilion g6 notebook with configuration = processor i3-3110M @2.40ghz ram = 2gb hard drive = 500gb sata Radeon 1gb graphics card Os currently win 8.1 I bought it in june 2014. I ...
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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 ...