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  1. I

    [SOLVED] Solved

    Hi. I got an Omen 16 laptop almost 3 months ago and I recently noticed that it occasionally makes a short high pitched noise right before shutting down normally. This started happening shortly after I turned off fast startup in windows. I was wondering if this is normal or something I should be...
  2. Coldeny

    Question Laptop can only boot into built-in features like BIOS, Diagnostics & System Info, but nothing else no matter what I try ?

    Hello. I have a HP TPN C126 laptop (15-af106nt) in my hand right now. It used to work fine, but then suddenly it didn’t boot the windows 10 that's on the hard disk, and the screen just goes dark gray and stays like that forever. When I tried booting from 2 different usb sticks (one has ventoy...
  3. Soshiim

    [SOLVED] HP 280 G2 SFF Power Supply Adapter ?

    Been trying to figure out how to get power from an ATX PSU to this board. I bought a adapter that was apparently meant for the boards on HPs, well it doesn't work. I have tested the psu to see if it works with the 4 3 pin (Clipside) with a wire, psu turns on. Also when I plug the old psu in the...
  4. Joe465

    Question Laptop won't POST, turns on and off by itself ?

    Hi, hope you can help with my issue So, my laptop HP Probook 4540s was working perfectly fine until like 2 weeks ago. That day I had an issue when I plugged the AC adapter and the LED that is on top of the ac jack flashed white, the pc turned on but the battery wasnt charging. I looked it up...
  5. R

    Question GTX 1060 on HP 320w Prebuilt

    Hello! So I am considering upgrading an old HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT with a Core i7 2600K, GTX 1060, and either 16 or 32 GB of DDR3-1333. Problem is, this particular system has a nonstandard 320w ATX psu with wrong dimensions and screw wells in the wrong places - which could be fine if not for...
  6. J

    Question HP Envy M6 laptop (m6-n113dx) Screen opens and closes random windows on its own and goes crazy

    I have an HP Envy M6 laptop I have been having problems with that makes it almost unusable. After using the laptop for awhile my screen goes crazy and starts closing windows and reopening them, clicking all over. It's like the laptop has a mind of its own sometimes. I have to restart the...
  7. T

    [SOLVED] HP Monitor - Half of display pink and pixelated

    Hi! I'm having a bit of trouble with my HP Pavilion 23xi monitor. About a week ago, while I was using my PC (not even working on the monitor in question), the left half of the screen became pixelated and took a pink hue. It's not so bad that I can't use it, but enough to strain my eyes. The...
  8. TerraCorbix12345

    [SOLVED] Does this 1050 Ti model work and fit in my old office PC?

    Found a GTX 1050 Ti by Asus and wanted to get it to upgrade my old office PC so it can play a few games. My current office PC is an HP Envy 750-287c and it has a 300W PSU with somewhat limited space inside. Will this GPU fit inside my case and will it be able to function by just plugging it into...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] HP is destroying their printers!?

    Hi everyone, this is not the first time we are dealing with HP printer problem, and up until now, I thought I was a bit stupid and I thought I destroyed about 3 printers up until now. But I think the problem is in HP. All printer problems occurred after I tried to print from mobile device...
  10. X

    [SOLVED] How can I bypass win 8.1 "Checking this PC" ( ISO Direct installation )

    Hello.. If u look at my first post, I talked about "will win 8.1 work on 512 MB RAM?" After i got the ISO and I got in this trouble, "This PC is not supported" Is there anyway I can bypass the system check by modifying the ISO? Please reply! Brand : COMPAQ Model : V3000 Ram : 512 MB ( I have...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] Hesitating between 90W and 120W PSU for HP 6470b ?

    Hello, thank you for the opportunity to ask such a knowledgeable community 😊 I own HP 6470b lappy (with i5) which is powered by 65W power adapter. Recently I grabbed a 4c/8t i7-3740QM CPU for an upgrade. Most probably it will need some more juice, hence the need for a new AC adapter. HP's 90W...
  12. Horsebeard

    Question External monitor lag when laptop lid is closed ?

    Hi all, I'm currently running my HP laptop with 1 external monitor via HDMI. With the laptop screen open, the performance is very smooth on the second screen. With the laptop closed, the screen lag is quite heavy. I've tried turning off battery-saving settings, turn off fast boot, force the...
  13. L

    [SOLVED] Need a new cable for an HP USB C Dock G4

    I've got an HP USB C Dock G4 docking station. A while ago the USB C cable that connects the laptop with the docking station (USB C on both sides) got damaged (no way of repairing it). I've posted a very similar question on the official HP support forums and haven't gotten one single answer in...
  14. D

    [SOLVED] BIOS Error after Windows 10 update

    I'm having a problem and I'm not sure how to fix it. I ran the latest Windows 10 updates on my HP desktop, they seemed to download fine and install fine, but now when I start my computer I see the following messages in succession: "preparing automatic repair", "please wait while we install a...
  15. K

    Question Battery issues in my HP Laptop

    Hello everyone, I have HP Pavillion Notebook 15-AU624TX, its almost 4 years old and battery is also almost 4 years old, Now I am getting a warning like "FOR OPTIMAL USAGE HP RECOMMENDS YOU CHANGE YOUR BATTERY AS YOUR BATTERY'S CYCLE IN ONLY 23% LEFT" . By this statement I feel like Battery is...
  16. C

    Question Laptop crashed and won't start anymore

    Pict. 1 Pict. 2 Pict. 3 Hello everyone, after a series of unfortunate PC breakdowns it also hit my laptop yesterday. I was working on it when it suddenly went into a bluescreen (p. 1). After restarting it went into the same bluescreen but this time with some more features (p. 2)...
  17. Y

    Question HP Pro 3010 MT Memory/CPU issue.

    Hello everyone and thanks for reading. A few months ago I bought an old HP Pro 3010 MT with the following specs. MoBo: IPIEL-LA3 CPU: Pentium e5300 (775) HDD : 320Gb RAM: 4Gb DDR3 1066HZ As soon as it arrived home I tried to replace the pentium with a CORE 2 DUO E8500 I had laying around, after...
  18. N

    [SOLVED] Where to buy a LTE (4G) modem for an HP laptop?

    Hi, I’d like to integrate a LTE (4G) modem to my HP Zbook G5 laptop. HP gave me the modem refs : Intel (Fibocom) XMM 7360 LTE L15398-001 (last reference seems to be HP part number). It’s not sold directly by HP. A Google search on “Intel XMM 7360 LTE sends me to Intel website where XMM 7360...

    Question HP Pavilion x360 14-dh0031na terrible performance

    Hey, I noticed that when I play some light games when my GPU usage spikes my CPU clock speed drops which then results in lower fps because the CPU time is a lot bigger. Can this behaviour we optimized (GPU usage drops but CPU clock speed rises, they equal out and thus fps rises) and is this...
  20. TheFinalUwU

    [SOLVED] Basic Noob in need of a GPU without PSU.

    Ok, so, I'm in desperate need of a GPU, I've got a 310w Gold PSU, and a 3.0 PCIe x16 slot. I'm looking for a GPU that doesn't need the PSU to be plugged into it, I've read some things online about GPU's that don't need external power, yet I'm not 100% sure on what that means. I'm hoping it means...
  21. M


    Hello, i'm new in the forum and i'm not very experienced; I would like to ask for some information about the increase of my pc's performance and external ssd; specifically I would like to ask if it is possible to use an EXTERNAL ssd to increase the performance of my notebook instead of...
  22. J

    [SOLVED] Can I replace my laptops (only) drive and reinstall Windows 10 with my Microsoft account?

    Basically, my drive is crap. If I replace it with a new one and use the install tool from Microsoft website can I install a new version of Windows 10 and have Microsoft recognise it's legit? I've signed into my Microsoft account on this laptop already so my account has multiple devices...
  23. TonyPerez27

    [SOLVED] Basic upgrade options

    My parents have tasked me with repairing/upgrading their PC. The problem is it's a HP CTO, so I'm unsure what, if anything, can be upgraded. I want to boost it a little bit as my younger siblings are starting to get into PC gaming (mainly Minecraft with mods). Model number: 550-130z At the...
  24. F

    [SOLVED] Backlight Keyboard for HP ProBook 450 G6

    When I was choosing between HP Probook(able to install 2 hard drives) and Elitebook(has lid keyboard), I've ended up with the former. Now I feel a bit of pain when typing in darkness. As far as I know, old models like g1-g4 could be upgraded with a replacement backlight keyboard, but with this...
  25. W

    [SOLVED] Computer beeps every 25 seconds after installing GTX 1060

    My nephew bought a GTX 1060 and installed it into an older Windows 7 HP Pavilion. Now the HP Pavilion freezes on the boot screen that allows you to go into BIOS and makes a single beep every 25 to 30 seconds. I've tested the GPU on my own computer, and it works beautifully. My nephew's computer...
  26. K

    Question best laptop $500-$600

    In the market for a laptop that performs well, not too thick, and ensures durability from the $500-$600 price point.. Would be using the laptop everyday, at least 256gb ssd or 500gb+ if not ssd. Need to buy the laptop by today July 31, 2019. Thank you! reposted, just trying to get a variety of...
  27. S

    Question HP 450 G4 RAM upgrade

    I have a HP 450 G4 with a 4GB DDR3 and I wanna bump it up as much as possible. I saw that it only goes up to 8GB on the HP website. I also have an old 450 G0 which goes up to 16GB. How is that possible? I want to at least go up to 12GB. Can this be done? :)
  28. JustKevin

    Question How to Sell A Laptop With A Broken BIOS?

    I have a HP Notebook - 14-am125tx. One day I was updating the BIOS after the Laptop was fixed, the chip got reballed. Because I accidentally use a wrong type of alcohol to change the thermal paste. Anyway, back to the BIOS. After I updated the Laptop BIOS through the HP Assistant. Suddenly the...
  29. J

    Question 100% Disk Usage/ Screen goes crazy and clicks all over

    I have an HP Envy M6 laptop I have been having a few problems with. I noticed in the task manager the disk always jumps to 100% and the computer locks up on me. I factory reset my laptop and added more ram thinking that would help it. I added 16 GB ram from Crucial. Webpages and programs load...
  30. S

    Question Laptop does nothing when lid is closed

    My HP 15 bs model's hinge was broken so i got it replaced at service center. Now if i close the lid, its not being shutdown/sleep/hibernate. The store guy says its software issue. Is it true or did he did he miss something? Thanks in advance!
  31. E

    Question HP Probook 6450b won't turn on

    Hello everyone, I have a little issue with my old laptop. I will try to keep it as short as possible at the same time not to omit important info. I have a Probook 6450b for quite a few years, for 3 years or so I haven't used it at all but lately (4 months) I started using it as a server...
  32. B

    Question Cage in the way of prebuilt psu wires

    I bought an hp prebuilt a few months ago, and would like to upgrade. There is only one problem, there is a cage in the way and stopping me from unplugging any of the wires. Has any one any idea if this is removable or not without cutting anything? Image...
  33. shmu26

    Question Print to fax -- HP Officejet on Linux Mint

    I have an HP officejet 6830 (all-in-one), running on Linux Mint 19.1 x64 Cinnamon. I want print to fax function, or workaround. On Windows I use the HP universal fax driver.
  34. E

    Question Faulty built in keyboard HP Elitebook 2560p Typing different letters

    Good morning all, I seem to be having a problem with my old HP Elitebook 2560P. Some of the keyboard letters are typing double and wrong , for example when I press the 'c' key I get 'ce' or if I press the 'e' key I get 'ce' . If I press 'P' I get #P and a few others. I've tried removing...
  35. E

    Should i use Dban or keep letting windows delete my drive?

    I am getting ready to re-install windows 7 home on a 500g WD drive that was given to me by a friend and wanted to ask if i should use Dban to give it a good scrubbing? This HDD has been reformatted many times by the friend that gave it to me so i heard that windows does not really do that great...