HP Laptop

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    Question Hardware reserved RAM (HP Laptop) ?

    I have a HP laptop (model 15-bs150sa) and i'm having an issue with the 4gb of preinstalled RAM. Task manager recognises the 4gb stick, however 1.8gb is hardware reserved for no apparent reason and it makes the laptop genuinely unusable. You can't even open chrome. I have tried: Latest BIOS...
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    [SOLVED] Hp pavilion laptop memory confusion mixing two different capacities modules

    I have an HP laptop with 8 gb ram. It's a ryzen 5 4500u with 2 slots ,with 4gb ram each. I want to upgrade my ram. Laptop specs says 8gb DDR 4 3200 mhz. They gave me the following specs to install.
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    Question hp elitebook 8760w cpu n gpu heating issue

    recently, hp elitebook 8760w (17inch) laptop is having heating issue , even though the laptop is on a table and i have kept books in the center to keep it ventilate and above the table and sides are open for vent purpose.. using speccy, with chrome, wifi, avast on only. (no gaming or office)...
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    Question Windows 10 can't be installed on Hp laptop

    Hi everyone So I have this old Hp laptop (Hp Pavilion dm3-1047cl) that I want to give some new life to, I replaced the original hard drive with an ssd and tried to install windows 10 but when I go to select the drive to install the OS it give me a warning saying "Windows cannot be installed to...
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    [SOLVED] Some of the keys in my keyboard are often late to respond.

    2 particular letters of my HP laptop's keyboard, the L and the O, and sometimes the P and the 9 (all next to each other) don't work. I don't have any idea why: I don't remember when it started, probably some months ago. I'm a bit messy, so I thought maybe some food went into them or any types...
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    Question Need help finding a HP laptop wire name

    Hi, I have a laptop HP model: bs14-537TU, I accidentally broke one of the wire when trying to clean the laptop fans today, I need help finding the name of the wire, I'm unable to find any computer shop because of the goverment lockdown of covid-19 this week :( I need help finding this wire name...
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    How To For those who have annoying always on fans [!]

    FAN ALWAYS ON Many of us have the fans which are always on, mostly seen on HP Laptops by default. The fans usually don't need to be running: especially when just working in the office. This is how you fix it. How to fix: (HP LAPTOPS) - Reboot laptop, spam the ESC key and you will get into a...
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    Question Replacement fan: does amps matter?

    Hi, i recently just bought a new cooler for my laptop, the one that came with the laptop was 0.4 a. When i replaced it i noticed that the new one is 0.5.amp, does this make the performance lower, should i be worried?
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    Question Intel Turbo Boost not working

    Hello I have HP Laptop with i5-8250U, (Base 1.6ghz, 3.4 turbo boost) Configurable TDP-up Frequency 1.80 GHz 8GB ddr4 ram, nvidia gpu (2 gb ddr5) My problem is that when i render video in premiere pro with laptop "turbo boost not working". All the time laptop render in 1.6ghz. I had apply...
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    Question PS2 keyboard into USB slot via adapter, lights flash then nothing

    Hi all, Not sure if this is the correct forum, but I hope it's the closest one. I have a PS2 keyboard that I really like but am struggling to get to work with my Win7 64-bit HP Elitebook 8570w. I have an adapter to connect the PS2 end from the keyboard into a USB port on the laptop. The blue...
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    [SOLVED] Hackintosh Help

    Hi, i can someone help me with installing mac OS Mojave on my HP ENVY - 15-as102na? I have an imac to use for setting up my usb & installing MacOS Mojave.There are various kext files etc that i'm not sure about and need some help as some are hardware specific. I tried previously but got stuck on...
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    [SOLVED] HP EliteBook 8470P or HP EliteBook 8560w for cyber security?

    I'm currently studying Cyber Security and wanted to buy a computer, as i can't work with my Toshiba (i3-2328m 2.2 Ghz, 4gb Ram) and i have found 2 used laptops for ~$236 each (converted from our currency). Please help me decide which one is for me (I have to work with VirtualBox and run multiple...
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    Question Best budget 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 tomorrow July 31, 2019. Thank you!
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    Question HP Laptop takes 15+ minutes on HP splash screen, then loads

    HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC Win 7, 3Gb Ram, Amd turion 2 n530 processor Hi there. An old laptop from 2011 I have is taking 15 minutes to get through the HP splash logo. It doesn't matter if it tries to boot up the system from the HD, boot from a pendrive or just load the BIOS config. It takes...
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    Question Wifi adapter freezes - Windows 10

    Hi, I'm facing Wifi connectivity issues since i updated my laptop to windows 10. After every couple of minutes, my laptop's wifi freezes, basically i get a yellow mark on my wifi and all the wifi connections disappear other than the one i'm connected too. Disabling the wifi adapter doesn't work...
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    Question Laptop types Random Characters when pressing specific keys

    Ok as stated above when pressing the windows, enter (numpad) or any of the arrow keys there apear about 14 characters... all the same in one row but pressing another button results in a different character My guess is that the keyboard is damaged... because the problem did not occur with a USB...
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    Question Best laptop for school and university?

    Hi, I had to take in my previous laptop to Harvey Norman due to the laptop malfunctioning and as it was under warranty they gave me a credit of $1300 to purchase a new laptop from them. I have been looking around and I have found two which seems appropriate for school and university but I would...
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    Info HP Envy X360 vs 2018 Lenovo Flex 5 15"

    Hey guys, My question is that I'm wondering which laptop you guys would recommend I buy. Here are the boxes that I would prefer to be checked. Has a touch screen 15" 2 in 1 Laptop IPS Screen Has a great battery life (>6 hours - the more hours the better) Can play very light games (couch party...
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    Question SD Card No Longer Showing Up in SD Card Slot on Laptop - How to fix?

    Hi everyone. The SD card slot on my HP 14-DF0023CL laptop no longer seems to work, meaning when I insert an SD card into the SD card slot, the SD card doesn't show up on the screen as it used to. I know the SD card is good because it shows up on the screen when I plug it into the laptop using...
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    Question Laptop not starting and repair loop

    my laptop: HP 14 Notebook PC Processor: Intel Celeron 4GB RAM 500GB ATA Hard Drive my problem right now is that after the initial loading it goes to the blue screen of "Your pc ran into a problem that it couldn't handle, and now it need to restart" and below that in the same blue screen it says...