Questions tagged [hp-elitebook]

A series of high-end mobile workstation laptops made by Hewlett-Packard.

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stuck at secureboot authorization screen

I tried updating the UEFI settings and the next reboot after save and exit displayed a bunch of errors (hence me assuming the write was corrupted). There was no cancel or revert options and just an "...
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I have some problems with my HP laptop running Win Vista [closed]

1) It can't charge, it only needs specific positions (as in you need to bend some parts of the adapter) to make it to do so. 2) I can't connect to a WiFi network, but I can connect to others. What's ...
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HP Elitebook laptop fails to switch from mains to battery when AC power is lost

I have acquired two (identical) used HP laptop power supplies compatible with and for two identical HP branded laptops in an office. When power is cut to the supply, the attached computer immediately ...
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HP Hotkey UWP Service

As I am having this problem for the second time already, I want to post my own solution here so I can just look it up next time. Im using a HP Eliteobook on which I did a clean Windows10 installation ...
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Secondary monitors not working in laptop after using without dock

My problems started about the time when updating to Windows 1803: Sometimes, after using the laptop without dock and connecting to the docking station the secondary displays only show the background ...
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Intel Core i7-8550U, Turbo Boost not working?

I have new HP Elitebook 850 G5 laptop with Intel Core i7-8550U which has TurboBoost up to 4.00GHz and base frequency 1.80GHz. However when i put the CPU under stress test firstly the frequency jump ...
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How do I find the process that is killing my CPU?

My grandfather was recently throwing out an old laptop that he didn't use anymore because it was broken. It was a pretty good laptop too; an EliteBook with 8 GBs of RAM, and an i7 core, and Windows 10 ...
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Laptop with power problems now with unresponsive keys

I became an owner of an HP EliteBook 8460p recently and had an issue where the power button wouldn't work for turning on the computer. I use the "QuickWeb" button which can turn on the computer and ...
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What type of RAM config should I choose for my HP Elitebook 745 G5?

My HP Elitebook 745 G5 has two SODIMM RAM slots feeding it's dual channel memory controller. It takes 2400MHz DDR4 sticks. Apparently there is a performance increase for either Single or Dual Rank ...
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Windows 10 on HP Elitebook detects USB3 external HD on USB3 ports as USB2

On a recently bought used HP Elitebook, both the USB 3.0 ports detect my USB 3.0 external Toshiba HDD as USB 2. That Toshiba HDD has an LED which glows blue when connected to a USB 3.0 port, or white ...
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Grub4dos not working with HP EliteBook 2530p

I've set up a multiboot portable drive with grub4dos. It boots fine on all machines except HP EliteBook 2530p (and probably EliteBook 6930p). When I select a boot entry, it gives me a disk read ...
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HP Elitebook Caps Lock blinks erratically, (17, 16, 12 times etc), screen never comes on (8770W)

Who has detailed repair information? I had to replace the motherboard after the old one failed to turn on completely. I've learned that the separate laptop components are all required (modem, ...
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Hp Elitebook 2560p does not boot up and displays only a black screen and battery light is blinking orange

I've tried several solutions such as making hard resets removing the battery, pressing the power button for 15-30 seconds and plugging it only to the ac adapter but it just does not work. The display ...
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Why won't my EliteBook 8460p let me boot from a Windows 10 Install USB but it will let me boot from the same USB with a linux distro?

I have an HP EliteBook 8460p. I am trying to install Windows 10 on it. It will not let me do this and the only clue I have is this error that flashes for a split second. Sorry for the bad quality but ...
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Pair Sennheiser PXC 550 via Bluetooth (windows 7 x64) to HP Elitebook 840 g1

My goal Is to connect Sennheiser PXC 550 headset to the HP EliteBook 840 g1 (Intel Bluetooth chipset) having windows 7 x64. My approach Removed the old Intel Bluetooth drivers. I have downloaded ...
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How do I select text to the start or end of a line on a laptop without End/Home keys?

I have an EliteBook. My understanding is that the keyboard shortcut for selecting text to the left/right is Shift-Home and Shift-End respectively. However, this keyboard does not have Home or End ...
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Where do I insert RAM into Elitebook 8540p?

I don't see a place that this will fit... Do I have the wrong type? The RAM stick should be a Hp 398708-061, which I believe works for the HP Elitebook 8540p... Am I wrong about this?
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What software to recover data from win 8 laptop? [duplicate]

HP EliteBook laptop 9470M with win 8 is stuck with message "Preparing automatic repair." The HP diagnostics identifies hard drive error failure id 9XG63D-6RH8R4-XD6WWK-60TC03. I pulled the hard drive ...
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Near impossible: change HP EliteBook 68SAD Ver. F.62 BIOS with Prema BIOS

At first you are of course going to ask "Why would anyone want to do that?!" So my job now is to provide some context. I have a HP EliteBook 8760w with NVIDIA Quadro 3000M. The lacking performance of ...
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Mobile broadband SIM not connecting via laptop

I have an HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Windows 7 and have inserted a SIM card for Telstra mobile broadband. Usually when I use the same type of SIM on similar laptops then the connection to the internet ...
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Does not my HP laptop have an internal webcam?

I have a workstation laptop ( EliteBook 8560w) working on windows 10. I cannot run the webcam with any application I've tried. No webcam is shown on the device manger list, and when I try to install a ...
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Touchpad not working while using keyboard

I recently got a new HP Elitebook 2560p laptop (running Windows 10), and I can't use the keyboard and mouse at the same time. I've looked up tutorials, but I don't have the same configuration as ...
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Swap wifi adapter in HP 840 G1

I am considering getting a second-hand HP 840 G1, on which I intend to run Linux (Ubuntu MATE specifically). After reading up on other people’s experience, it seems the major issue is the wifi adapter,...
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HP Elitebook 8440p not booting from flash drive

I'm currently running a dual-boot system with Ubuntu and Kali Linux, and I'd like to install windows 10. I have a USB flash drive with 8 gigabytes of storage space, that is acting as a windows 10 ...
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HP Elitebook does not boot, battery light flashes in alternating color

I have an Elitebook 2740p which refuses to boot. Depending on battery and charger state I see the following behavior (turquoise and amber are the official names for the two colors that the laptop's ...
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HP EliteBook 8xxx Notebooks compatiblity 2Q

Are HP EliteBook 8xxx Notebooks compatible with: 1- Smart Blue tooth 2- Windows Hello
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LCD laptop display is greyed out on startup

I have just a small display problem with my laptop (HP Elitebook 8440p) running on Debian 8. Whenever the computer is booting up from sleep, my screen will either be flashing pixels everywhere, or be ...
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How to enable 3 screens on HP EliteBook 8570p with intel cpu and HD4000 integrateg graphics card?

I'm trying to enable 3 displays in EliteBook 8570p. I see that 3 monitors are detected, builtin and two external connected into dock station with DVI. I tried reconnect directly into laptop as DVI / ...
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how to disable pointing button on hp 2540p keyboard on linux?

I have a HP EliteBook 2540p laptop. I have a Linux Mint and Windows 10 dual boot. In Linux whenever I press the M button the mouse stops working on all of the other pages except the one I'm at. I ...
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Hp Elitebook 8470p won't boot, caps lock blinks 3 times

So my laptop hasn't been working for the past few days and every time I go to turn it on all the lights (wireless button, power button, mute button, etc.) work and I can hear the fan working but the ...
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Connecting an HDMI monitor to a VGA laptop without losing resolution

I am trying to connect an Hp EliteBook 840 G3 laptop to a 26'' TV monitor. The monitor has both HDMI and VGA inputs. When I connected the HDMI to an older laptop, I got a high resolution (about ...
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EliteBook 8460p - Custom Boot Logo with Arch Linux

I know that my EliteBook 8460p supports a custom boot logo (not the HP one). I read these two posts on how to do so ( 1. HP ProBook custom boot logo, 2. HP Elitebook 8570w custom boot logo) - further ...
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Disable laptop num lock

I have an HP EliteBook that is sometimes docked. When the laptop is undocked, I generally do not want the num lock to be on. It would prevent me from entering normal letters. When the laptop is ...
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HP Docking connector pinout?

Ok, so I want to "build in" some hardware into my HP laptop (Elitebook 8560p) Would like to build in a Logitech Unifying receiver and maybe some other stuff. Was thinking about using the Docking ...
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Synaptics driver clicks when using Styk on Windows 10

I am using a HP-EliteBook 8570w and I have some problems with my touchpad since I installed Windows 10 (64-bit). If I try to drag something with the "Styk": then I get a click on every move the ...
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Windows 7 Aero decorations blinking every second

After returning from lunch, my Citrix Receiver timed out, and the active window border, its shadow, and selected text started blinking every second. This also undoes dragging the window and closes ...
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Brand new laptop, two years in storage, will the battery be ok?

I have an opportunity to buy a brand new (sealed box) EliteBook 8470p laptop for a good price. The date of manufacture goes back to around March 2013, which is bang on two years ago. Given that it's ...
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Why won't my HP Elitebook 8450p turn on?

I suppose before I get into the details, I should provide a tl;dr. My HP Elitebook 8450p absolutely will not power on, under any circumstance. A more detailed description of my problem: I'm ...
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HP 8760w random crash error minidump

I have a issue with my Elitebook 8760w that I just bought(Used), since I installed another 16GB of ram and a second hard drive I am having random crashes with this error code I have tested the ram ...
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What is the purpose of the lower lens on some laptops?

I have tried reading the HP EliteBook 2540p manual but it does not seem to label it anywhere. I've noticed that this model in particular isn't the only one, there are quite a few models that have it ...
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How to find motherboard model from offline HDD

My HP 8540w laptop had a water spill accident and motherboard is damaged. I don't remember exact specs about which CPU is there and other model details. Is there any way to get this info on HDD when ...
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HP EliteBook 8470p running extremely hot

(tl;dr; see my bold text) I've been using this HP EliteBook 8470p for well over a year - it has an I7 proc with 8gb of RAM and before ever turning it on, I swapped out the HD with a 512gb SSD. I was ...
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Strange experience in my laptop of certain keys not working

I actually asked this in HP support forums and their Customer Service Rep., but no one knows whats going on.So, I am throwing open this question here , esp. so that some Geek Squad guy, who has seen ...
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Need digital stylus for HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G1 [closed]

I recently got a HP Elitepad Revolve 810 G1 (work PC - windows 8) that HP says on it's site has capacitive screen with digitizer. I'm looking for a stylus like the one I have with my Surface Pro (home ...
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My laptop won't power on after an unexpected shutdown

I have an HP 6930 Elite book. I was just charging it in the afternoon yesterday while making a Word document on it and it suddenly got shutdown. No warning, no alert, no notification, just a sudden ...
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Disable wireless when ethernet connection is detected on an HP EliteBook

My company has recently started giving out HP Elitebooks to employees, replacing the Lenovo ThinkPads we used to use. I'm trying to find a way to disable the wireless when it detects that an ...
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hd0 out of disk, grub rescue> when botting up off a USB drive ONLY with HP EliteBook

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a bootable USB drive. It works well with 2 laptops (meaning, laptops boot successfully off the USB drive). However, when I connect the USB drive to a HP EliteBook ...
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USB ports on HP Ultraslim docking station do not work

I have a HP Ultraslim docking station for my HP Elitebook Folio 9470m ultrabook. The connection to the external monitor and the network works fine - but I cannot seem to plug in any peripherals into ...
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microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by

Microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by Microsoft Wi-Fi direct Virtual adapter in Windows 8; I think. I created hosted network using netsh wlan show drivers netsh wlan set ...
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Display Driver stopped responding and recovered successfully- Blue Screen - HP Elite Book

I have HP ELiteBook , this problem has become a routine headache for me (after every 20, 25 minutes_ - While using, suddenly everything hangs and black out goes around and then a message pop at the ...