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Add Network Printer drivers in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2?

I'm running a 64 bit Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2 workstation that I just installed. I need to add a printer that is shared on the network from a 32bit Windows 2000 print server. This is an HP ...
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Installing XP with out manufacturers original XP restore disk, possiable with OEM disk?

A client of mind has lost his XP home restore disk for his HP brand desktop. I need to reinstall windows for the client. I would like to know if a generic OEM install disk would work; by work I mean ...
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How to fix the MBR without overwriting HD and without Recovery CD

My Drives [c:/, HP_Tools (E:/) and Recovery (D:/)] have all turned into simple volumes due from trying to delete space from c:// and creating another partition to backup my files, so I can recover my ...
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Computer hangs at BIOS screen. Cannot enter setup

I have an HP Pavilion a6500f (it's a year out of warranty) and it's hanging on the blue HP BIOS screen. If I mash F10 while it's starting up, it will say "Entering Setup..." but I will see no results. ...
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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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How can I completely disable tablet functions in Windows 7?

I'm the owner of an HP Pavillion tx2120us tablet PC, which has a known problem of making the cursor jump to the lower right corner of the screen. I've narrowed the problem down to the pen tablet ...
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Replacing laptop hard drive

I have two laptops, a Dell XPS running 64-bit and HP Pavilion 32-bit and I want to replace the Dell hard drive with the hard drive in the HP temporarily because my Dell laptop became very slow and I ...
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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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Replacing a laptop hard drive - how do I choose one?

So I've figured out the problem with my laptop not starting up is the hard drive (since I can boot from a USB drive). I've been looking on newegg.com to find a replacement, how do I know it's ...
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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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How restore ip in the HP printer?

I had a HP printer which was accessed by the ip 192.168.0.150 (whch was given by a HUB) , now I put a router NETGEAR, is given IP to every computer, but I can't find the printer anymore in the ...
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How to make a drive partition and install Windows on it from an HP install disc

I bought a new HP DV6-S190SE, and I want to make multiple partitions on the hard drive. I went to HP's site and discussed with them using online chat. They said that this is not useful to make more ...
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Windows 8 OEM Reinstalling

I know this question is a repetition but I didn't find any solution of my problem from any of the previous questions. Recently I formatted my Laptop HDD and now I want to re install windows 8 I've a ...
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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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Disable touch pad for mouse button region on new HP pavillion models?

i bought a new hp pavillion dv6 series laptop. the laptop itself is fine but it has the new hp touchpad mouse which i absolutely hate. its such a stupid problem to have with a computer. the left and ...
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Rotating monitor from landscape to portrait in Win7? HP w2207h monitor

I have an HP w2207h monitor, which supposedly has the option to rotate the screen 90 degrees. I have rotated the monitor, but the screen stays the way it was. I have the most recent drivers for the ...
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HP laptop powers on but doesnt start up

When I press the power button the quickplay buttons light up and it sounds like the computer is starting but before the HP screen shows it powers back down. It will keep cycling on and off unless I ...
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Application to only partially charge laptop battery

I was wondering if there were any software packages out there that will prevent my laptop battery from charging above a specified level. I know there are propriety options out there for Samsung and ...
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How to emulate numpad on a PC laptop?

Some programs use numpad keys for commands: for example to select all files in a folder in the FAR Manager you can just press the numpad *. Also in Windows one can, for example, type ยง by ...
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Windows fails to boot after setting “Switchable Graphics” to “Fixed Mode” on laptop

I have a HP DV6 6140tx which has an i7, and AMD 6770M . The games I played are sort of laggy (i.e 18-22fps on Fraps). I heard about switchable graphics and after searching a lot, I heard that ...
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What concerns are there with putting two high-end graphics cards in one PC?

I want to put two AMD/ATI V3700 into a HP 8200 Desktop to get 4x DVI outputs for 4 separate screens. Can anyone see any flaws in my plan?
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Windows 7 Licensing Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? I had a question about Windows 7 ...
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How do I reinstall Vista from the recovery partition on a HP Pavilion DV9000?

I have no any CD for this laptop but I have HP recovery partition there and I need to install Vista back on main partition. I do not see any option to boot from recovery partition Could anyone ...
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laptop does not boot

I have hp probook 4520s lap. But now it does not boot. When I press switch on button fans are working but it shows black screen. HDD light just blink one or two times when start but it will not ...
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180 microcode update error (HP Dc7600) any solution

when pc start its ask for F1 BOOT. missing invalid processor microcode update microcode update to support stepping .
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How do I enter the BIOS setup on an HP P6210T

I hit every Function key, but that just got me into the "Recovery Manager".
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Hp pavilion dv4 1211 power adapter does not work

i have laptop Hp pavilion dv4 1211 i have a problem with may power adapter (Hp pavilion dv4 1211) . when i attach with laptop(Turn off) the indicator light will rise up . but real problem is start ...
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Laptop hot after format

I recently formatted an HP G62 Laptop and installed all drivers from the HP site that should be installed for this model. But i noticed a very strange behavior, using Coretemp, the temp is always ...
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Best approach to dual boot and clone HP Pavillion

I just received a HP Pavillion HPE 8xt Desktop w/i7, 16G ram, and 1T hard drive/Win 7. My goal is to 1) Set up a Dual Boot to Ubuntu 2) Transfer the booting capability to a Plextor Sata3 120G SSD. ...
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HP Recovery Manager

Anyone had any experience with HP's Recovery Manager? I backed everything up as suggested, reformatted everything, then ran the recovery manager which copied the data to a folder named System ...
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Why am I getting a disk boot failure when I try to install Ubuntu?

I'm encountering boot failure while trying to install a Linux distro from a CD. I'm using an older PC; here are its specs: HP Pavilion 2.66GHz, 512MB RAM with a BIOS revision of 6/30/2003 I ...
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HP ProBook custom boot logo

my HP ProBook 5420s supports custom boot logo but I can't get it working. It has UEFI (not BIOS), custom boot logo option is on and I have placed a 1366x768 (native.. also tried 1024x768 as guide ...
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Why has my HP 6L printer suddenly stopped working? I cannot get it to start

XP Pro SP3 I have a HP 6L printer that has worked for years. About 6 months ago I bought a new computer with no printer port and got a usb to printer post adapter. It has worked well since. Today, ...
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Why is Windows 7 professional x64 Available Physical Memory gradually declining with time?

If I refresh windows System Information, over and over, it reports my Available Physical Memory is gradually declining. In the past hour it has declined about 1gb. Interestingly, once I've even ...
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HP PSC 1410 all scanner's images are black

I have a HP PSC 1410 printer with scanner inside. I've been scanning documents and images with it for the last couple of years. Recently my scanner has stopped performing as excepted and i can't ...