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Laptop says I am connected, but no download possible

I am no tech, but am learning a lot through these forums. I have just bought a HP Pavillion. The IT technician in the school I work in has installed microsoft office 2013 and Windows 10. Antivirus was ...
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HP ProBook 6560b Randomly Powers Off

I'm running an HP ProBook 6560b i7 laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate x64, I've been using it often and every now and then with no pattern or notice it will shut off. It registers an unexpected kernel ...
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Can the HP Officejet Pro 8600 scan to PDF without being hooked up to a computer?

I'm looking at buying an HP Officejet 8600. Can the HP Officejet Pro 8600 scan to PDF without being hooked up to a computer? Will I be able to pop in a flash drive and hit scan, and then run off.
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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 Probook 6570b fn key not working after formatting HDD

After formatting my HDD I lost most of the drivers for my HP laptop. I've got most things working but not the fn & function keys. fn with f2,f3 & f5 works but not the others. fn+f4 is the key ...
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windows not starting as keyboard not responding

I have a HP Compaq laptop with windows 7 installed on it now when I'm starting my laptop it tells me that it is checking file-system on c: but stops suddenly with message that checkdisk is unable to ...
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Why I can´t change the wifi card

it´s a HP Mini 110 (netbook). It has Trisquel 7 installed, Ubuntu 14.04 based and 100% free software, and the wifi card is not supported by it. So I bought another one, but when turning it on a ...
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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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How can I update BIOS for my HP desktop with Windows 10?

I have HP Desktop (Elite 8200 Small Form Factor) with Windows 10 upgraded. I search HP website and searched my desktop model number but they don't seem to support Windows 10. How can I update 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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Power button not working

I put a laptop apart several times and now power button isnt working. I did start the computer by moving the ribbon (that connects power button and motherboard) left and right where it is attached to ...
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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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Problems with laptop screen, distorted with colored horizontal and vertical lines

From time to time, my laptop screen gets all distorted. It's split in 2 sections with random horizontal and vertical lines all across it. I have been facing this problem since the past month. After I ...
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EliteBook 8460p - Custom Boot Logo with Arch Linux

I know that my EliteBook 8460p supports a custom boot logo (not the HP one). I read these two posts on how to do so ( 1. HP ProBook custom boot logo, 2. HP Elitebook 8570w custom boot logo) - further ...
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HP CP1525n - Paper Jams on Multi-Page Documents

I have HP Cp1525n color printer at home. I do not print a lot, maybe less than 500 pages a year. Some time ago a strange problem appeared. The printer prints just fine when I need to print a single ...
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Beats Audio equalizer does not work in HP laptop

I have an HP Envy Ultrabook 4 laptop (Model# 4-1161er) equipped with the Beats Audio system. Several days ago I detected that its equalizer does not work. After crawling the specialized HP support ...
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“Caps Lock” blinks but laptop won't turn on.

I have three years old HP Laptop (HP CQ42). It was working just fine till yesterday. Yesterday, I left my laptop turned on for about half an hour. When I came back, there was no display. Only "Caps ...
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Get files back on a WinMagic protected HP Laptop

I have a customer with an HP ProBook 430 G2. The device's hard drive has been encrypted by WinMagic / HP encryption software. The software seems to be part of the bootloader, and no part of the BIOS / ...
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Terminal failure: unable to open file “C:\HP\Data\HPLB\HPLBHP.DAT” for read

When I power up my HP laptop it shows this "Terminal failure" message in a DBG Window. Maybe its not creating any big problem so far(I don't use this device so much). But what's this actually ? and ...
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Can we change msconfig - Load Basic Driver Settings to Load All by editing system file?

I've HP g6-1209AX. My keyboard & track pad stopped working abruptly. I restarted the computer couple of times but nothing happened. I was able to login using my pin by using On-screen keyboard. So,...
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Very Confused HP Compaq 8710p Re: AC Adapters

My 1st Laptop, Please forgive my lack of knowledge. I've spent 4 days off and on trying to learn what I can. More confused than 5 days ago. Info found on the bottom of a HP Compaq 8710p laptop, Input: ...
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How can I correct for the incorrect scaling my printer applies along the long axis of a page?

This is a photo of a letter-size printout of a 4" x 4" text box printed from Microsoft Word on an HP Laserjet M602: When I measure the box along the short dimension of the page, the dimension is ...
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HP G430 G2 OEM Issue

I'm having an issue with a HP 430 G2, I switched out the HDDs so the user could quickly get back working on a functional machine. However the windows activation is now deactivated itself as it doesn't ...
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hp pavilion dv6 Screen flickering

My laptop (hp pavilion dv6) screen keeps flickering with a small red line that appears at the left side of the screen. I have been having this issue from 3 months but now its getting worse. For ...
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HP ILO `vsp` command hangs

Unable to get the console connection, how can I reset the console. Or how do I check if the connection is made correctly I have rebooted the host. I did Power reset but the host is not up Power on ...
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Keyboard button get pressed forever

I have a brad new hp original windows 10, bought it few month ago, the keyboard looks perfect. I have an issue, starting from today, the - keyboard button get pressed forever, kinda link it's stuck ...
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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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How do I know the dpi of my laptop screen

My laptop is HP 250 G2 with 15.6” diagonal LED-backlit HD2 anti-glare (1366 x 768). Please How do I know the dpi value?
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Turn off cores in multicore processor

I have several home grown applications that run together, exchange data, and are time synchronized with each other. I've found that having the OS bouncing around between cores fouls up this ...
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HP Probook 450 G3 Screen Flashing on Low Brightness

I just bought a new HP Probook 450 G3 few days back. After using it for a couple of days, I started noticing screen flashing/flickering when lowering the brightness. This happened both on Windows 7 ...
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Ethernet LAN Port broken on HP Compaq 6730s. What model is compatible to mine?

My little brother broke the Ethernet LAN port on HP Compaq 6730s. I wanted to order this part, but I can't anywhere find the part for this model. I found this on E-bay: HP Compaq 6720S - Ethernet LAN ...
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Is it normal that a laptop battery drains when the laptop is off?

I have an HP ProBook 450 G2. Every time I shut down the computer and turn it back on after a day, the battery level decreases by about 5%. I'm sure that the computer is shut down, not in sleep or ...
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HP DesignJet hardening / close ports

I am trying to close unnecesary ports at our HP designjet plotter and I still have ports 280, 8086 and 8085 open. I have switched off everyting except raw print 9100 and these three ones are still ...
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When trying to create an MSI getting error has no digital signature, or has a digital signature that is not verified

When we are trying to generate an MSI using a tool supplied by HP ALM, we get the following error This is happening only on one machine but works fine on other machine so we think something is wrong ...
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Unable to install ubuntu on my hp laptop with insydeh20 BIOS

I get the screen asking if i want to install or try ubuntu but after that it loads for a while and i get an initramfs screen which says 'Unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem'. I have ...
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Can't Uninstall HP ProtectTools

I have HP ProBook with preinstalled HP Protect Tools I tried to uninstall it, but it say that HP FILE SANITIZER & HP Device Access Manager must be first uninstalled. But i can't find them in ...
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Non Compatible Print server

i have a HP P1006 and a TP-Link TL-PS110U my printer is not in compatibility list of this print server. and it's said on top of its list "Not compatible with host based printers" i was just wondering ...
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HP ProBook 450 G2 - Won't boot at all

Just got a new HP probook, came with windows 8.1. In order to install Debian 8, I disabled secure boot and enable legacy boot. Then installed debian successfully, removed the cd and restarted the ...
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Keyboard thinks that i press f6 when pressing l

Since 2 days i have a weird issue on my hp zbook 15. When i press the l button my laptop thinks that i also pressed the f6 key. Can anybody help me with this issue? Thanks in advance !
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Replace Windows 10 with RemixOS

I have an HP Compaq Mini 110 with Windows 10 installed. It is quite an old computer, and Windows runs extremely slowly. I was wondering if it is possible to replace Windows with an installation of the ...
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BootDevice Not Found after swapping non-system HDD

I have some odd behavior on an HP Elitebook 8570W that I cant quite explain. The laptop comes w/ a primary SSD and has an upgrade bay. This one had a 500GB 5400rpm drive. When I swap the upgrade bay (...
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Memory Update for an old laptop

I have an old HP Pavilion dv6 Series (model dv6-1140ej). It has 2GB of RAM in 2 sticks. According to the specs, it supports 400Mhz DDR2 memory. I would like to increase the amount of RAM I have. ...
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What causes the laser printer to print all pages with a washed out background?

My HP laserjet 1200 series laser printer is now printing all pages with a grey background from the toner covering the whole print area. I can still see the printed letters as much darker, but this ...
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HP Laserjet printers do not work in a specific office network, works in others

We have a HP LJ 3055 at a branch office which stopped printing. Replacement LJ 3055 also didn't work there. RAW, port 9100. Printing problems affect a single LAN. Same printers work in other office. ...
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Laptop brightness changing even without adaptive brightness

I have turned adaptive brightness off but it still keeps changing, this only started happening recently.
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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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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 ...