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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reset BIOS on HP ProBook 4310s

I have a HP ProBook 4310s. I'm trying to reset the BIOS on it. When I took apart the laptop, I found that it doesn't have a CMOS battery to help me reset the password. Does anyone know how else I ...
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How to see the specifications of my Graphics Card before installing drivers in Windows 7?

I have a ATI/AMD Dynamic Switchable Graphics on a HP Pavilion g7 (hp pavilion g7-1246ef). This computer came with a pre-installed Windows 7 64 bit OS. For some reason I had to use the Windows 7 32-...
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HDMI to VGA convert

I just bought a new HP Pavilion dv7t Quad Edition laptop that has HDMI out. I already have a couple of monitors that are VGA and I'd like to hook up one of these to dual monitors. I've read some ...
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Will a PCI Express x16 2.0 slot work with a PCI Express x16 3.0 graphic card

I am thinking of getting a EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti and put it in my HP Pavilion a6518f Desktop PC. I upgraded the power supply to a 350W switch is enough I think. But I am worried about the ...
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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 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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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 network....
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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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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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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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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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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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Brightness adjuster not found in control panel

I cant seem to find the brightness adjuster in my laptop after I reformatted it with windows 7 ROG Rampage(64 bit). My laptop is HP Pavilion dm4-1209tx. I also checked with the HP website and my ...
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Need help finding drivers for HP laptop

I just downgraded my HP Pavilion 15-n284ca laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 7 (x64) and am now seeing the following two devices complain of not having the required drivers: Could someone point ...
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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 § by Alt+(Numpad0-...
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How to back up HP recovery partition

I have a HP Pavilion dm1, a light-weight laptop with no optical drive. It has a recovery partition from which I can restore the installed Windows 7 Home edition. It seems to be a special folder; I ...
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Application to only partially charge laptop battery [closed]

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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Windows 7: How do I find missing drivers?

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 searched in device manager for these drivers couldn't ...
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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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Why does HP recommend that I keep Hardware Virtualization off?

I have an HP desktop, and I wanted to install VirtualBox, so I could run an XP VM (gotta test stuff in IE8). Before setting this up, I went into my BIOS to check if Hardware Virtualization was on. I ...
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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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How to get 32-bit drivers for 15-g201nx HP Notebook?

I'm trying to find 32-bit drivers for 15-g201nx HP Notebook. I'm finding only 64-bit installation files on the official Software and Driver Downloads page. Where could I download the official 32-bit ...
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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 Laserjet paper jam

I have a LaserJet 2300d that gets jammed about 1 in every 10 pages printed (duplex mode). I suspect it's picking up two pages by mistake because when I open it up there's always two pages jammed in ...
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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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Windows 10 Upgrade has 100% Cpu Usage on startup

Edit: I've reverted back to windows 7 because the owner of the laptop needed it back and so I couldn't continue to work on it. After upgrading a hp pavilion dm4-2181nr laptop from windows 7 x64 to ...
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SMART hard disk check has detected an imminent failure [duplicate]

Since two years ago I have this problem. I have a HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook PC. Every time I turn on my laptop it comes a black screen like this one(I found it in Internet): In this two years ...
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RHEL 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 dual boot on Proliant

I'm using HP DL360p Gen8 and so can use Intelligent Provisioning How to install dual-boot system? Which system to install first? Should I use Intelligent Provisioning or not? upd: I've found ...
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Wi Fi keeps going on and off

I've got the following problem: my WiFi connection tends to turn off whenever it feels like it, and in order to restore it I have to reconnect, or to turn off WiFi generally for a number of seconds. ...
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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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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 ...
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HP G7 Bluetooth Not Detected at all

i have this HP G7-1260CA that doesn't detect the bluetooth adapter i put in it at all. I've purchased a WIFI card from HP, that is a combo wifi-bluetooth card, model BCM94313HMGB The Broadcom ...
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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 Recovery....
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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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View passwords in HP Client Security?

Windows 10 upgrade on Windows 7 says I should uninstall HP Client Security because it's incompatible with Windows 10. I would like to know beforehand that no passwords will be lost, but I could not ...
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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 Pavilion BIOS Failure. Unable to restore

My laptop BIOS seems to be dead. When I turn it on the CapsLock light blinks for 2 times and nothing happens on my screen. I tried to remove battery and power cable for some minutes, but nothing ...
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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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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 probook white screen with error cancel image and boot to next boot order

I bought HP Probook 440 G1 with windows 8 Pro. I am a ubuntu user so I wanted to install ubuntu with Windows side by side. I tried to boot it from USB or DVD ROM but was unable to do so. Then from ...