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1answer
14 views

Some keys toggle other keys on my laptop

When typing certain letters, other letters/symbols are also appearing. The letters in my case are: P " Q = D < and sometimes a "right control" is triggered. So when I'm typing P, the " symbol ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Battery Notification

I brought a new Toshiba laptop battery. It is getting a charge and when unplug power it discharges, but it doesn’t shows the battery notification when the battery becomes low. Instead it will get ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Internet is slow on one PC after System Restore

I recently restored a laptop, a custom SONY VPCF1390X, using the built-in recovery partition. Everything went about as well as I expected, but I noticed that download speeds were much lower than what ...
1
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0answers
60 views

Problems operating on my computer

This problem really startles me. It feels like my laptop refuses to take certain commands or accepts them and then returns to the previous page/folder/... Here are some examples of what I mean: I ...
0
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1answer
6 views

AltGr on wireless keyboard connected to Dell 3350 laptop gives wrong result

I have tried several wireless keyboards connected to my Dell 3350 laptop and ALtGR always opens a new explorer window! Extremly irritating everytime I try to print @, £ etc. Can anyone help me solve ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Fresh install of Windows will not reboot, it freezes instead. Suspending will trash the install

I just installed Windows 7 Enterprise (no sp, v6.1.7600) to an Acer Aspire 5560. This problem is 100% reproducible on all 7 of the Acer 5560's I've tried it on. The installer froze instead of ...
0
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0answers
16 views

HP Laptop Model G60-535DX won't boot or do system repair

I'm attempting to fix my girlfriend's laptop, but it is behaving quite oddly. It is a HP Laptop Model G60-535DX, running Windows 7. It won't start, BIOS works fine, I did memory and hard disk scans, ...
0
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1answer
53 views

Install windows back on laptop

No this is not a question on instructions as to how to install windows. My laptop came with genuine Windows 8 installed, but I didn't get a CD. After a few months I installed Ubuntu on it for trial ...
0
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0answers
21 views

Open files on network become read-only when laptop is closed and then later re-opened

I frequently have Excel files, Word documents, and some other files (not only Office files) that are located on a network folder (NAS, active directory managed) open when I shut my laptop, either to ...
0
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0answers
20 views

My Acer Extensa 5635ZG won't boot on my secondary display [AOC D7535Ph]

At the moment i have my laptop display cracked beyond recognition, and decided to buy a 23" full hd display instead of repairing my display [about same price range at that time]. The problem is not ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Handwriting notes in a notebook PC?

How can I directly write hand written notes onto my Windows 7 notebook PC? Most software applications like Paint only allow drawing simple figures like lines. I cant afford a tablet or smartphone or ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Samsung Series 9 Laptop won't recognize new SSD

I just bought a Samsung Series 9 laptop (np900x3g to be precise) and I wanted to upgrade it's SSD. I bought an msata ssd and installed it alright. It is also recognized in Bios but I can't get it to ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How do control audio output via S/P DIF & Headphones jack on DELL Laptop?

I have a DELL XPS Laptop. It has 3 audio ports: 1 microphone output 1 Headphones Output 1 S/P DIF output. *I'm not using Microphone, so that port is not being used by anything / no wires to *I've ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Kernel-power event ID 41 task category 63

I have been having problems recently with my Asus N53Sv laptop, it will randomly shut off even at high battery levels (I even bought a new battery thinking it was the problem) It even dies when I log ...
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votes
1answer
39 views

How to create a PC toolkit on a single CD for windows 7 32 or 64bit? [closed]

It is my first time creating a toolkit and I do not know how to start. The purpose is to make it diagnose faults, tune the PC and record or backup data from windows PC with no hardware errors that ...
2
votes
4answers
78 views

Laptop shuts after 5/10 seconds (sometimes) <del>(May be due to bad sectors in HDD)</del>

I've Sony VAIO laptop (model VPCEA23EL). Mostly I use it for internet usage and as an entertainment system, sometime for minor programming (No DB or No VM are installed). I do keep it on for 24 X 7 ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Backlight flashes quickly and then turns off on boot (and stays off)

On an Acer Aspire 47302 the backlight is off most of the time. When any of the following things happens, the backlight flashes on briefly, changes levels a few times, then turns off. The computer ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Need to enable Asus Instant On

I have an Asus laptop, model U47A, with Windows 7. I accidentally closed the "Instant On" on my desktop, and now can't figure out how to re-enable that. Help?
0
votes
0answers
36 views

No sound coming from laptop speakers, possibly failed sense pin?

I've got a dell latitude e6520 and recently I believe the sense pin failed, because I can use headphones just fine but cannot play sounds out loud any more. I've tried everything including ...
0
votes
2answers
54 views

HP dv6-2150ca don't boot after RAM upgrade

I've HP dv6-2150ca with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I had 4 gb RAM. I upgrade to 8 gb RAM. Both from same manufacturer and purchased at same time. Specs of RAM Crucial When I start laplop it says ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Laptop internal drive ejection

I've installed a secondary 750 GB WD Scorpio drive in my Thinkpad laptop and it was working fine for a while until recently when every time I wake from sleep there is a dialog box which pops up to ...
0
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0answers
12 views

When I tell my laptop to go to sleep, it doesn't always do so

In Windows 7 when I click the sleep button in the start menu, my laptop does not consistently go to sleep. It does about 75% of the time, and the other 25% the screen turns off but the laptop stays on ...
2
votes
0answers
45 views

External monitor very dim via laptop VGA

I have an HP DV6 2115sa laptop running Windows 7, and have been using an external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster) using the VGA port. Having previously worked perfectly, it now suddenly seems to be an ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Acer Aspire 5742G - Computer does not wake up from standby

Issue is in Windows 7 as well as in Debian Wheezy. In Windows every manufacturer recommended Driver is installed and the Bios is on the latest version. Windows was installed from the W7x64 SP1-U ...
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votes
2answers
119 views

How to remove unneeded features and extras on Windows 7? [duplicate]

My laptop came with preinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64. I can't change the OS on laptop, but Windows 7 Ultimate is much of an overhead for the computer and my intended use as well. Is there a way to ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Removing BIOS password

I have a Dell inspiron n4110. I set the password for the BIOS but now I forgot that password. I don't want to open the laptop. Can updating the BIOS solve the problem?
0
votes
2answers
114 views

HP Pavilion DV7 laptop - how to reinstall Windows without recovery partition?

I have bought a used laptop computer, HP Pavilion DV7-4120EM . It came with preinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate. But the hard drive is not original one, so it does not have the recovery partition that ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

How can I make Windows see the laptop's keyboard and track pad again?

Yes, this is "similar" but not the same to this other post. Device is MSI MS-1756 (GE70 0NC) Specs here BIOS Ver E1756IMS.10F 12/28/2012 15:13:13 EC 1756EMS1 Ver 4.0 10/30/2013 OS Windows 7 SP1 This ...
1
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2answers
65 views

3 monitors on a Windows 7 laptop [duplicate]

Is this possible with Nividia GeForce GT 520MX graphics card? One monitor is connected to VGA port, another monitor to HDMI. But in the Display -> Screen resolution menu, one of the 3 monitors is ...
0
votes
2answers
67 views

Buying laptop - how to make sure installed Windows 7 OS is genuine?

Soon I am going to buy a used laptop computer. I am checking advertisements, and some of the sellers promise a genuine copy of Windows 7 OS installed on the system. I have seen Windows genuine tests ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Restart CDROM service under Windows 7 x64

My laptop DELL XPS M1330 has CDROM drive (MATSHITADVD+-RW UJ-857G), unfortunately this drive sometimes is not responsive when I load CD. Loading and unloading CDs don't help. In that case I just ...
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votes
1answer
39 views

Why Laptop's Secondary (better) VGA doesn't work properly? [closed]

I have a laptop with switchable graphic cards and while the secondary VGA (the more powerful one) on some video games encounters fail ("close program" error) while the primary VGA can open the ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

How do I make my laptop to startup much quicker?

Every time when I turn my DELL Inspiration Laptop on, it takes a while for me to wait for all of the things to load it up before I can use anything on my laptop. HELP !!!! Thanks.
1
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0answers
48 views

Issues duplicating display on Windows 7 to Toshiba TV

I had basically the same issue as here: Can no longer duplicate display to external monitor on Windows 7 only I have a Lenovo T430. I'm using a DVI to HDMI cable to display my laptop on my Toshiba ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Lenovo laptop re-load of windows 7

My son has a Lenovo thinkpad and the screen is broken. He uses an external monitor to use the computer. We've had to re-load windows 7 but after a while, the screen goes black and we get nothing on ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

Trying to set up 2 monitors + laptop in windows 7

I'm trying to set up a laptop to be able to work the laptop display and two additional displays. Both displays seem to only work when I close the laptop lid. When the lid is open, only one display ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Laptop audio issues using boxes

I'm having a problem with my boxes. I have a sub woofer, which is connected with 4 boxes. The sub woofer is connected with the laptop. It used to work fine, beautiful sound through all the boxes. ...
1
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0answers
32 views

Forcely Turn on laptop screen backlight

I have a laptop with hybrid graphic card. As it is a bit old (2010) the support for it totally stopped, and i can't install the official AMD graphic card drivers as it complains that for notebook they ...
0
votes
2answers
74 views

How to wake a sleeping laptop

I have an old compaq pressario CQ61 that's getting a bit old and I'm trying to convert to a media server. I want to put it by the TV and leave it mostly alone, and manage remotely (via RealVNC). Now ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

No display Asus x44h

My laptop is an Asus model x44h. Last night due to high voltages, my charger and laptop were damaged. Now my laptop display shows nothing but I can still hear the login sound. Can anybody help me ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Realtek ethernet port does not work in HP 1000 notebook PC with Windows 7

A day or two back, my HP 1000 notebook had been in sleep mode for a long time. Then when I opened the screen the LAN light turned off. The weird part is that the LED for LAN glows when the screen is ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

How do I determine what hardware is in my laptop?

I've bought an HP Envy 15 laptop, used, from Amazon. It had Windows 8 installed, so I tried installing Windows 7 instead. There were a lot of problems with that installation (the screen flickered, ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Alternatives of formatting primary harddrive of a laptop

Here is my story; I have an ASUS(N53SN) laptop. One day I decided to format it using recovery partition. I started recovery, left the computer, when I came back 10 minutes later there was a big red ...
1
vote
2answers
53 views

Dropped my netbook, how can I diagnose any issues caused

After I picked it up from the ground I heard what sounded like the HDD clicking, and then the operating system (Windows 7) started being very very sluggish. After a few minutes of closing programs ...
1
vote
3answers
34 views

I have to troubleshoot to connect to internet

Whenever I turn my laptop on, it says it cannot connect to the internet; the bars at the bottom right have a little red cross over them. I then have to click on that and troubleshoot it. It always ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Full CPU power with AC power and battery

How to check if my computer (Lenovo, Intel Core i5 running Windows 7 64bits) is running with full CPU power when both AC powered and battery-powered ? There are so many places (BIOS, Windows control ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

HP 2000-bf69WM doesn't wake from sleep after downgrading to Windows 7

I have an HP 2000-bf69WM laptop that originally shipped with Windows 8. I have since downgraded it to Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1. I have installed all the drivers from HP's website for the laptop, ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

Use laptop headphone output as microphone input

I have an Acer Aspire 5560G, and I successfully broken the microphone input port. Now I would like to use the audio output(headphone) port as microphone input. I've tried downloading the latest ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Laptop with second external monitor

My laptop had 2 display cards, and I want to connect a second external monitor (that is, a third monitor) to have a wider view. The two display cards are: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000; and NAVDIA ...
0
votes
1answer
169 views

Screen brightness slider disappeared on Windows 7. How do I bring it back?

So I can't find the screen brightness slider or any brightness adjustment option in my power plan options. All I can do is determine when to put the laptop to sleep and when to turn off the display. ...