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Laptop not showing display

My laptop only shows a black screen, When I start, the power light and HDD light blink, but after 3 seconds, only the power light shows. I have hcl notebook l1044, Intel hm65 chipset, pentium b950 ...
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mp3player philips hdd070 00 wont't find songs, alternate firmware? [closed]

My mp3 player philips hdd070 00 does not recognize music files I transfer to it. I have done a hard reset on it(factory reset) with philips device manager(before reset I had 4 musicfiles "correctly" ...
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Windows 10: Will the reset feature save %appdata%

I want to use the "reset" function in Windows 10 (choosing to keep personal files). Which personal files will be kept? I am especially wondering if the settings of other applications (in %appdata% ...
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How to reset the terminal under Cygwin?

Under Linux, I can clear terminal output with a simple reset from the command line. Under Cygwin, it appears reset does not work: I also tried reset 0 and reset 1 with no joy. And I even tried the ...
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I need to reset a BIOS password using software on Windows 7

I need to reset the BIOS password of an Acer Aspire One NAV50 netbook. I know that the password is stored in CMOS and I need to invalidate its settings. I want to know if software compatible with ...
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Windows 7 Keyboard Repeat Rate and Delay are Reset on Resume from Standby / Sleep

I always keep my keyboard repeat rate at the maximum and the delay at the minimum for optimal keyboard responsiveness. Under Windows 7 however, I have found that the rate and delay are reset to the ...
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Factory reset for Canon MF4690 ImageClass?

I have a Canon MF4690 ImageClass. It has a lot of issues working with SMB. I've already tried to use the web interface for it which crashes after a few page views. I have called Canon support several ...
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Fixing hidden recovery partitions that use UEFI

Many name brand Windows 8 computers now use UEFI and have partitions to allow for refresh and reset of Windows. Many of which I have had issues with the reset / refresh / and troubleshooting options ...
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my gateway laptop will not reboot

My gateway laptop model nx570xl originally rebooted normally. I don't know when it happened, but now when I try to reboot it keeps trying, but it never happens, forcing me to shut down and wait a ...
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How to reset the Secure Function for Brother DCP 9020 CDW

I have a Brother DCP 9020CDW has been locked with the function lock and I do not have the password. The interface is different than for the MFC-9560-CDW. So this answer to a similar question doesn't ...
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How can I unlock a Mac G4?

I'm running into a problem with my Mac g4 I can't reset the password; I get an invalid prompt after doing the 'resetpassword' query. Is there any other way to unlock the account? It's a single user ...
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Resetting Windows 8 password [duplicate]

How can we remove or reset Windows passwords in Windows 8, without logging in to windows first? In Windows 7, I used Hirens but it is not working for Windows 8. I am talking about local user ...
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Surface RT Password Reset

Just bought this Surface RT tablet at an estate sale. User passed away. How do I create a new account without knowing his password?
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Asus z87 plus reboot hangs

I've received a new computer with Asus Z87-Plus motherboard and i7 4790 CPU. If I turn on the machine, everything is okay, but whenever I restart it (from Windows 7 x64 or from the BIOS itself) the ...
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How to reset Dlink dwr 710[Forgot Username and Password]

I have set a username and password for my dwr710 but have forgotten them and I cant access router settings! Any way to reset it?
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Asus router how to disable reset button [closed]

I am trying to set parental control on an Asus router. However, my son always reset my router to change the parental setting. Is that anyway that I can disable the reset button?
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no power after resseting cmos?

My computer wouldn't let my usb keyboard work on boot and i could not access BIOS. So, i did what i usually do and remove the battery from the mobo and put it back again.At first, it would turn on but ...
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Can't access BIOS with usb keyboard ANYMORE?

So, I read some of the related posts on here but couldn't really find the solution. I have a ps/2 port but my ps/2 keyboard doesn't work on it anymore. Maybe it's broken or something. So, I got a new ...
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Removing CMOS battery doesn't reset BIOS password

I have an old acer extensa 4620Z which I just disassembled, removed the CMOS battery and reassembled and it's still asking for a password. One thing I read is that you should leave it for 10 to 15 ...
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Power On Self Test (POST) test on computer motherboard… How do you start the cycle?

Not entirely sure this question is the right match for this forum, but hey, electrons are definitely involved! I'm working on some defective computers. An obvious first step is to plug a computer ...
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Full reset of network interface

I have a Raspberry Pi. If it's connected to a network, and cables are changed, IP numbers changed, and what not, it sometimes stops working. A simple reboot solves the problem. Is there any way of ...
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How to access the program “create reset cd” when search function doesn't work

I want to create backup media through a built in program in Windows 8.1. In the instructions it says that I should search for "reset" (or something similar; my OS and instructions are not in English). ...
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External monitor disconnects after admin confirmation dialogs

I'm facing the problem that my external monitor (over HDMI) automatically disconnects after Admin confirmation dialogs or after I call the task manager via Ctrl+Alt+Del. I haven't found the issue on ...
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What to do when machine fails a Prime95 stress test?

In an effort to diagnose the cause of random resets and freezes I have been running a series of stress tests on my two year old computer. Thus far the machine has passed nine hours of the Prime95 ...
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How to change display language with cmd

So... I have a big big problem guys. I bought windows 8.1 tablet PC in china. And It was chinese single language edition. So i tried to change my tablet PC's display language chinese to English. I ...
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Why does “cmd /k” reset/clear/delete command history?

Can anyone explain why cmd /k clears the command history of my window terminal (CMD). When I run a batch file within a previously CMD and I put cmd /k at the end of the line, the command history will ...
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Will Windows 7 factory reset remove all my private data? [duplicate]

EDIT: this is NOT a duplicate of How to factory restore Windows 7 to prepare to sell laptop. That question is about someone who's computer came with XP, mine came with Windows 7. I intend to sell ...
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“Turn off router for 10 seconds” - Quantifiable? [duplicate]

Is there any quantifiable evidence to support power cycling routers for 10 seconds or any arbitrary amount of time, instead of just unplugging and plugging back in? This is related to troubleshooting ...
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cg3000d - what would cause wireless to reset to factory?

I bought a lot of 5 cg3000d routers for some room rentals that I have. 2 of 5 routers, have mysteriously reset their wireless configuration. Basically the wireless was reset so that the SSID would be ...
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Reset and Power buttons on the system block in Linux

In my Debian Linux PC the buttons Reset and Power on the system block do nothing. Is it possible the Reset button to make a soft reboot (the same as sudo reboot)? Is it likewise possible the Power ...
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W8.1 Reset Windows on SSD, safe to remove HDD?

Introduction Hello there! I asked a question here on SuperUser a couple of hours ago. In short, my computer boots into a black screen, even in safe mode. I've come to the conclusion that it would ...
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Reset password Lenovo Z50 by Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor - hibernated session

I lost my password in Lenovo Z50 in Windows 8.1. I tried to reset it by program Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor. After I selected disk partition the message which I saw was: Selected 1 ...
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“Remove everything and reinstall Windows” option; will it keep preinstalled software?

Windows 8 offers the option to "Remove everything and reinstall Windows" (see http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/restore-refresh-reset-pc). Most of the notebooks you can buy come with some ...
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Canon imageCLASS: how do I perform a factory reset?

I'm having trouble with a Canon imageCLASS MF8450c printer/scanner/copier (it fails to save scans to SMB shares). I've eliminated the obvious problems, so now I am just looking to do a factory reset ...
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MBR95 cradlepoint, Restore settings password

I have an MBR95 from cradlepoint. I did a restore from file and it looks like it works however the password to access the router has been changed. It is not the password on the back of the router and ...
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Actiontec C1000a not factory resetting

I had changed around the ip settings on my C1000a dsl modem (which I'm trying to set up as a repeater since we no longer have dsl), and the issue is that I can no longer access the gui. I've tried ...
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Issues posting data on local server

I am running IIS 7 on my Windows 7 computer. The problem I am facing is if I am on a web page for too long, then go to make a POST request the server doesn't respond. If I make the POST request as ...
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Debian Wheezy 7.7.0 x86 - won't compile anything

Yesterday I installed Debian Wheezy 7.7.00-netinst and everything was fine until the moment I decided to compile libtorrent-0.13.4. I do: ./configure the checkings start for about 2 seconds and the ...
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reinstalling windows without affecting other partition

Followup to http://superuser.com/a/814091/129716 Does he mean that the partition structure will survive the reset but all the data on D: and E: (to use the example there) will be deleted? Or does it ...
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How to reset Buffalo WHR-54g?

I can unsuccesfully accomplish instructions such as: "The recessed reset button, simply press and hold for a few seconds until the DIAG LED illuminates to reset the unit.". This implies that ...
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How to reset Buffalo LinkStation password without erasing data?

Sadly my IT Admin suddenly passed away :( Unfortunately he did not take very good notes so now we don't know what our Buffalo LinkStation's admin user and password is. How can I reset the password ...
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Computer resetting semi-randomly

I'm having a problem with my desktop whereby it sometimes resets itself semi-randomly. For example, I'll switch it on, it'll boot an OS and shortly after getting to the desktop it will immediately ...
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Does windows 8 system reset remove maleware?

I think I may have gotten a virus/malware. According to the first answer to this post: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I should do a re-format of the ...
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Hosts file resetting on Windows 7

Recently I've noticed my hosts file resetting itself. D:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc (OS installed on D drive) First time it reset it to the default, and now for the first time its completely ...
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Reseting modem past 3 months

For the past 3 months i have the following problem. My modem resets several times a day. Tehnican said that the couse of this is problem is old inside house installation. I have arris modem. Can you ...
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New system build off/on issue

I just built a new system with the following specs. The problem I'm having is when I do a reset or turn the computer on it exhibits behaviors I think are not normal but I'm not sure since its a UEFI ...
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Does resetting windows 8 remove other partitions

My questions looks like a duplicate but i couldn't figure out from other answers what i wanted to ask. I have all my data in D and E drive and windows is installed in C drive. If I reset my Windows ...
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How to reset the screenshot counter in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, Win+PrtScr will automatically save a sequentially numbered screenshot at %UserProfile%\Pictures\Screenshots. The file names are of the form Screenshot (<index>).png. However, even ...
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How to use an old password in Windows 8.1 - none pro/enterprice version, not part of a domain

Is there a way to use an old Windows password in Windows 8.1 (Not Pro or Enterprise versions)? I've tried to locate the secpol.msc but it's not available in the normal version of 8.1. The computer ...
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How to reset outlook 2010 options to default settings

How can I reset the outlook 2010 default options that are accessed via the orange Ribbon File Tab > Options (left navi bar)? Searching online gives many step-by-stepp instruction in creating an ...