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To my understanding, keeping a battery plugged in for very long periods of time, and also keeping it unplugged for very long periods of time (many months, or even years) can have a negative effect on the battery. Though normal wear of constant use should have a slight effect over a very long period of time (years most likely), I believe that the best way to ...


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The graph you have provided gives us a lot to go on. It's clear to me that the temperature sensor is fine. Look again at how the temperature increases smoothly over time (quickly at first as it should) until it hits a critical threshold. That's a temperature sensor in good working order right there. What happens after critical temperature is reached is ...


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Running a high-performance GPU at full speed while on battery can damage the battery or require more power than the battery can safely supply High-performance mobile GPUs can require significant amounts of power to operate at full speed. The GTX 765M requires 75 W, while top-of-the-line mobile GPUs like the GTX 780M and GTX 980M can consume up to ...


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Looks more like a loose cable, or faulty LCD panel, but hard to say for sure. Definitely hardware related looking though. Since you say an in-line UPS didn't help, and it still happens even when the notebook is unplugged, then it's definitely NOT the AC in your location(s) that are the problem. Provide your pictures (and explanations of what you've tried ...


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Pretty simple - because the battery can't provide enough power, so the GPU/CPU will run on lower clock speeds. Sadly, there's nothing you can do about it. I had a laptop with a 540M GPU and I could play games unplugged without any problems, later upgraded to a laptop with a 650M and I couldn't play anything while unplugged, GPU clock speed were just too low. ...


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Most graphics cards (and even integrated cards) will have a graphics control panel (Catalyst, Intel, etc) - open the graphics control panel and dig around for power-related options. I know I've seen such things myself in both Intel and AMD panels.


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Most windows laptops have quite a few more more options than just power saver, balanced and high performance. In Windows 7 you could access the "advanced" power options, and it would present you with a list of all the various components in the laptop and how much power they should get while plugged in VS on battery. I think you will find that even high ...


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What you describe here is caused by quality difference between cheap and better panels. Sometimes, you even buy the same laptop twice, and the panel is from different vendors. I guess also ASUS buys them from different companies. All you can do is complain about it. I had a Samsung with a bad screen like yours, and sold it later. I lean back and the eyes ...


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For the E6410, Dell states that this laptop only supports 1333mhz max. Your new memory is 1600mhz, even if you say it "runs at 800mhz". There is no indication that this motherboard will work with low-voltage memory, either. Why not buy memory that is intended to be compatible with your motherboard?


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Your cooling system is unable to adequately cool your CPU The processor should not reach 95 °C even under load and ideally should be operating below 90 °C. The processor will throttle automatically when its operating temperature is too high, then return to normal when temperatures drop to safe levels. This behavior explains the fluctuations in clock ...


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This solution might work Press FN and then CAPS once, the FN keys will be swapped.


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I know this question is old, but today I had a similiar headache myself after finding out that my router already "forgot" my recently stolen Macbook. There is one way not mentioned here, the storage backup. If you have access to any kind of backup from your stolen laptop, it is possible there are some wifi diagnostic files included. Not sure about windows, ...


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The problem is that the internal connector is IDE, and you will be unlikely to find an SSD drive that is IDE as modern drives are SATA. If you did, it would likely be very old, and old SSD drives were small - perhaps no bigger than the 40GB already in there. And likely a data risk as it is old. So your only option would be a USB mounted flash drive, for ...


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Like to share my verified working solution on X230, Windows 8.1(and for those looking for ThinkPad Power Manager in Windows 8.1): 0) disable anti-virus software 1) install Lenovo Settings Dependency package for Windows 8.1(no need to reboot when prompted) http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds031946 2) Install Power Management Driver for Windows ...


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I have bought the monitor and yes, Dell Inspiron 1764 supports the resolution of 1920x1200. Also I've understood that Intel HD Graphics is the first generation of Intel HD Graphics, so it does not have any model number. But I have not find any specs that mention the maximum resolution for HDMI.


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First of all, it's hard to give a clean-cut answer when we don't know what outputs your laptop has, and what inputs your monitors have. If your laptop has a DisplayPort 1.2 output, you can daisy-chain two monitors through it. So yes, it's possible. Your graphics card surely has the muscles to run two full-HD monitors, provided your laptop can provide output ...


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The solution iSR5 gave WORKS! I just fixed the same problem. I was simply watching a video and the computer just shut off like it was shocked or something. It wouldn't turn on after holding down the power button nor was the light on at the bottom left of the laptop indicating charging. I took out all the screws on the bottom of the laptop and opened it by ...


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Was not HDD failure in my case. The HDD did not boot up when plugged into another computer (perhaps because the second computer was not a mac maybe). The HDD still worked after getting wiped however. The mother board shorted out in my case.


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I got it all worked out. Apparently the issue is from the TV. Because I am using the TV from a hotel, so the HDMI is actually deactivated by the hotel. By simply unplugging the phone line at the back, I can switch to the HDMI channel I want. Thanks for all the help


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If You notice Battery would get drain once it reached 5-10% level since it would be discharging some amount even it is not connected to the laptop or if the laptop is turn off so it is not proper to wait until it get drained completely. The reason is that if the battery is unused for months without any charge then it would lose the ability to store ...


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Lithium Ion batteries much appreciate a full cycle - drain to the last drop then fully recharge, as the predicted life-time is a function of this state. This practice might work for a few select applications such as cell phones, but in laptops the typical usage is actually works AGAINST this battery chemistry (as soon as you plug in the battery starts to ...


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Wow I don't know what it is. Maybe the graphics card (or CPU, maybe) is repeatedly failing causing the screen to be off and then crashes and sends a restart command. If there isn't anyone else that helps out here you should: make sure all cables are tightly in place (in and out of the computer) make sure all of the dust is out of the fan, and the fan is ...


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Some keys are managed by BIOS but others must be managed by the OS. It should not be surprising if they work in BIOS, because the BIOS is made for the specific hardware. There are many threads out there with people trying to get brightness controls, suspend/hibernate, volume, and other functions to work correctly. Something like Ubuntu is more likely to work ...


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Reference Change what happens when you close your laptop When you close your laptop lid, Windows can shut down, do nothing, or enter a power-saving state, such as sleep or hibernation. You can apply the same setting to all of your power plans or you can apply different settings to individual plans. ... To apply a setting to a specific plan ...


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The bottom keyboard is a US keyboard, not a UK one. If you are loading the UK driver, it has an extra key like the german one. There is a £ above the 3, The key in the german kbd has \ and | on it. Try loading the US keyboard driver, not the UK one.


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The combination to project to a second screen (Fn + something) is not OS specific. It depends on the make and model, for example the combination for my Acer laptop is Fn + F5, while some HP models use Fn + F4; hence it cannot be OS specific. Another proof is that the combination works even in BIOS ("pre-OS"). So you'll be able to see the installation ...


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Not surprisingly, mechanical hard drives do fail. The Annualized Failure Rate is, very roughly speaking, around 2% in the first year of a hard drive's life. Mechanical hard drives are sensitive to shock, and yes poor handling during shipping can damage a hard drive or reduce it's life expectancy even when well packed. Having said that, 2.5-inch drives are ...


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Nope, you actually can't do it, aside from the supposed advantage of a 2x2 card on a system with one antenna, there is one peculiar problem with most of the HP notebooks, the hardware is BIOS locked, so you are limited to choices offered by your BIOS(unless you want to modify/flash it, at your own risk). Second, upgrades in HP notebooks require you to have ...


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Try to power cycle your laptop once using the following steps, Remove power adapter and battery from your laptop Press the power button for 30 secs to drain the leftout power Then connect battery and try to boot.


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on my Lenovo T440 it's Fn + Space, I'd suspect the Y70 has the same shortcut


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The key combination Fn + Space will adjust the keyboard backlight between off, dim, and bright modes.


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I agree with the method of testing Adapter with Multi/volt meter but in many cases (if the fault persists in the Adapter) without the load it is meaning less. You certainly need to put a Dummy-Load to get the proper response.


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Eventually, setting SATA mode to enhanced in BIOS did the trick. I was able to get slightly faster performance - 216 MB/s write and 266 MB/s read (tested by winsat disk). I'm not sure why, but the system feels actually snappier now, like windows explorer (winkey + e) opens instantly, while on compatible sata it took some moments to show the contents. So ...


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Computer came with no OS on it. I am assuming that it could be a speaker problem, because when I plug in the jack-aux connector to radio, sound works fine. No strange noises or smth... I will try again with Ubuntu for starters, but also I am going back to seller...


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Did the original HD (with windows I'm guessing?) make the same sounds? If not, maybe there's a special or updated hardware driver you need, ASUS should have some drivers available to download, maybe it's missing from your other old Win7 install. But, if the original HD and OS still makes the sound, that's as far as I would go for troubleshooting a brand-new ...


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Try turning your touch-guard off in your touchpad settings, if you are using the touchpad try buying a mouse it will solve all your problems. Other than that you could always assign the fire button as a keyboard button such as the shift key.


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You technically can, but it's just not a good idea. The i7-720QM uses Socket G1. A laptop with Socket G1 is going to be hard to find these days—modern laptops with socketed processors use the incompatible Socket G3. Besides, the Haswell processors in today's laptops are a lot faster and more efficient than the Nehalem processor you have, so don't bother. ...


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Don't bother installing a 2x2 card if you aren't going to connect it to a well-designed, well-placed second antenna. I've seen 2x2 cards/drivers choke when one of their antennas is disconnected. It seemed as if the card wasted time trying to do 2x2 that would never work, instead of just sticking to 1x1 operation. Besides, a 1x1 AC card can reach PHY rates ...


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You listed all the things that I would try. First I would see if there's any drivers for the speakers and if there are, download and install them. If that doesn't work, then the next step would be to boot into a different OS (e.g. any linux distro from a live cd) and see if you still get problems. If that didn't work, and if you can open up the laptop ...


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3Gbps (Gigabits) is the theoretical maximum of SATA II, which translates to about 375MBps (Megabytes). In real life you're never going to get that speed (at least not for any sustained amount of time), and getting 225MBps sustained is about as good as you should expect. Image source and more info More info on the subject of real vs. theoretical speeds ...


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If you do not want to use external tools, you could tap the power (pun intended) of WMI queries and WMI Eventing. Simple query to run from command line: wmic path win32_battery get EstimatedChargeRemaining will give you estimated charge. Now, to get repeated readings you could just put it in a timed loop, but there is a better (or fancier :-) way: ...


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The problem: There are two different 'default' devices. One for communications (Skype, Teamspeak, etc.) and one for everything else (e.g. games). The solution: Unplug the headphones, and set the speakers as both the 'default device' and the 'default communications device'. Now it should look like this: Everything will play through the speakers. Plug ...


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It's most likely that Windows is reading the dock as using another screen, so it is displaying your screen on a nonexistent screen and making your actual screen a blank screen. Try booting into Safety Mode, then docking, and then if you can see your desktop, adjust the settings under Screen Resolution and disable second nonexistent monitor, or set to ...


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Battery Eater supports creating a battery charging graph. It also logs the current battery capacity every 30 seconds during a discharge benchmark. I suppose it also logs this information while creating the charging graph. Here's a snippet of the discharge log: Log started: 13-01-2014 20:15:43 ...


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Acording to this, maybe you can use it for SSD. Also you can use it as RAM Disk but I suppouse that that is not what you where looking for. After google it a little bit, I am prety sure that you can use SSD in your DIMM slot, and they will retain data even after you’ve powered down. You can find some aditioanl info here, or watch this youtube video. As ...


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The slot is designed to put only a RAM module, restricted to the speed of the RAM bus your hardware use.


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It happens because of graphics driver..right click on AMD graphics adapter in device manager and uninstall by removing the previously installed files..Also remove Intel HD graphics driver (do not reboot) And then from Add or remove programs remove all graphics related software (AMD & intel) and finally reboot your OS..You you may check your problem has ...


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I discovered the ODD screw under a small sticker. I imagine the screw is present even w/o an ODD, and is very likely under a sticker.


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Back in the day, when people asked questions like this, people would tell them to check that DMA mode is enabled on the hard drive and not PIO mode. All these years later, sometimes DMA mode on the hard drive still doesn't get enabled, even with SATA drives. You need to also make sure you have the newest chipset drivers for your motherboard, this will help ...


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I work with KVM switches from time to time and they seem very touchy and break pretty easy. Something that I noticed is when you are messing with the cable configuration, and suddenly nothing works, a power cycle usually fixes the issue. A lot of KVM switches don't have a dedicated power cable, if this is the case, then unplug all the cables from it and then ...



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