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    Question Input signal out of range (yes, that issue) solved by using HDMI

    My experience with this problem may help users. Specs: Acer Aspire E5 i5 laptop, HP 24mh monitor (newly purchased) to use as a second display I used a VGA cable from HP to laptop, inserting the end into the laptop, and both monitors go black, with the HP one saying "input signal out of range."...
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    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...
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    Question 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...
  5. 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...
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    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...
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    [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...
  8. 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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
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    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...
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    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? :)
  13. 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...
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    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...
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    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!
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    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...
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    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...
  18. 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.
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    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...
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    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...