Forum discussion tagged with hp.
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    Question HP Elitebook Laptop power issue?

    I'm working on an HP Elitebook 8470p. The initial issue is that the left hinge on the screen is broken open, but after opening the unit up these wires all go to a wifi chip in that back corner of the board. (There is also a wifi chip towards the front of the laptop as well. I find it odd...
  2. JohnTHDW

    Question HP G62 Laptop with black spot in screen

    I got this used laptop and it has a black spot with dead pixels in the screen, as you can see from the first 2 pictures the spot has grown a little bit. What could be the issue and or solution? I really appreciate your suggestions. View: https://youtu.be/F_dDaAPIUQE
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    Question HP cancellation policy

    So I purchased a custom PC from HP and when I clicked place order something went wrong because after receiving the email confirmation I realized the price was less than it was when I ordered. So I checked it and it appears to have given me a lesser processor and lesser graphics card. All I want...
  4. T

    How would I mount an SSD in this laptop?

    Planning on replacing an old 2.5 5400rpm hard drive in a HP 17z-ak000 with an ssd. My question is, the hard drive seems to have a compression fit (which probably means it stays there due to being squeezed) when I looked up a video of it. I'm not sure if the SSD will work since I believe its...
  5. B

    [SOLVED] suddenly cartridge is not recognized by my HP 1112 inkjet printer ?

    Hi, I have been using this brand new HP 1112 printer for 6 months with pre-installed cartridges black and tri-color. After two months black cartridge ink was emptied & refilled, using it for awhile, suddenly my printer said "listed black cartridge is missing or damaged" so i bought new black...
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    Question Some sort of component or cord is visible on my display's matrix

    Hi, everyone. I have HP 27xq and there is visible cord\component on my matrix, most noticeable white-grey\blue gradient . No flickering or anything else, it's visible at all times. First appeard 2 days ago. Yesterday it looked like water drops sliding down inside monitor. Here is example, under...
  7. EFI1962

    Question HP 250 G6 laptop - screen and wifi cable routing issue

    I have an HP 250 G6 laptop – I needed to replace a broken rear screen cover, broken cable and screen cable, as well as broken left hinge and hinge cover. I can’t manage to figure out where to feed/put the screen cable and wifi cables which are both routed on the left side into the left side...
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    Question Old HP BIOS CPU compatibility list

    I am looking for a HP BIOS CPU compatibility list. Specifically for “Hewlett-Packard BIOS L72 Ver. 01.47”. Is there one and how do I access it? I figure there is an old tech out there the with this info somewhere. Tyvm.
  9. Keygin

    Question Need Help with a new GPU for System!

    Hello! i have a HP 6300 PRO SFF CPU it has the following specs: Core i5 3570 3.40 GHz RAM:: 16 GB DDR 3 1866Mhz GPU: Radeon R7 240 4 GB (OC Edition) 128 GB SSD 1 TB Transcend HDD i know the system specs are pretty outdated, but ive still been able to play alot of games, and at decent fps, what...
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    Question Big problem with the motherboard (90B Fans)

    Hi i have a big problem with the motherboard. I recently built in a new case with my old components of my HP Omen 880-138NO (https://support.hp.com/id-en/document/c06057343). The problem is that everytime i boot up i get the error message "System Fan and Cpu Fan 90B are not working correctly...
  11. TH3THT

    HP Pavilion DV6-2010SA

    I have this laptop off my mum because its not working. When its plugged in the light by the charger port is on solid but it wont fire up at all. At the bottom of the keyboard the power light will come on, the disk light wont and the power light (little lighting bolt) just flashes. When I take...
  12. T

    Question Blank screen when accessing bios on HP ProDesk 600 G2 SFF

    I have a brand new HP ProDesk 600 G2 SFF. When I start the PC, I see nothing for a bit, and then I see Windows 10 login screen. Whenever I try to access the bios menu, the screen goes into "Power saving mode," which also happens when I turn off the PC... How can I access the bios or track what...
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    Question Windows detecting monitor as incorrect model

    I used to use a Lenovo all-in-one LEN-27ICB-A PC, with a HP 27xq monitor as a second screen connected via HDMI. I've just built a new PC and wanted to use the HP monitor as the (only) display for it, again using HDMI. The problem is that the HP monitor shows up as the AIO lenovo model on Windows...
  14. Z

    The drive bracket screw does not go in

    Hi, my laptop HP Zbook 15 G2 is having a problem. I screwed the bracket screws (total 3) in and unfortunately one of the screws, does not seem to go in. Not sure if it might be something that is blocking it from securing. Or the screw is defective. I took some pictures for your reference...
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    Question HP bricked BIOS, recovery doesn't work ?

    This night I was an idiot. I had nothing better to do, so I went updating my software, drivers, and the BIOS. The last one always worked for me, until this night. I have a HP 17-by0024nm laptop. I downloaded the latest BIOS (F.62) and made sure everything was secured before flashing it - power...
  16. ytlover.jlui

    [SOLVED] Will an RX 550 fit in an HP ProDesk 600 G1 ?

    I was just wondering if a powercolor rx550 (single fan) would fit in a HP ProDesk 600 G1? If it will, would it actually be compatible with it?
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    Question HP 6820s black screen, fans spinning, not booting ?

    Hello, I'm trying to pinpoint the faulty hardware on my old HP 6820s laptop. Is it the GPU (no onboard graphics), is it the only RAM stick, or something else... This is what happened when the problem occurred: I turned on the laptop noisy fans start spinning at high levels, as usual The BIOS...
  18. ICY11

    Question Can I Upgrade by Core 2 Duo E8400 TO Core 2 Quad Q9650

    I Have an HP Compaq DC7800 Compatible Minitower with an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Installed, I was Planing on Upgrading it to Core 2 Quad Q9650 for better performance, here are my PC Specs: Mobo: HP 0aach (Intel q35 Chipset) Ram: 8GB DDR2 Ram @ 800Mhz Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce 8400gs PSU: 365W...
  19. nicknico2

    Question Best config for HP dc5700 with 0a60h board

    Good morning everyone, I have dusted off a corporate HP Compaq dc5700 machine which comes with a Pentium D 945 and sometimes as a hobby I like to update this type of machine. I was checking that at the time the best configuration that HP offered was with a Dual Core E6700 -...
  20. MMaTYY0

    [SOLVED] Is it okay to use Windows low power mode when gaming?

    Hey there, I have my HP Omen 15 2019 and when I am playing intense games, the laptop overheats even underclocked, on a cooling pad (not repasted yet). I found out, that if I am gaming in Windows' low power mode, the temperatures are better, and I don't care about lower FPS and performance. My...
  21. J

    Battery life sucks

    Hi, I bought an HP Zbook and it came in about a week ago. This laptop was advertised as a gaming computer expected to last, everything works great, it's got a lot of storage, it's got an i7 core, whatever. My only issue is that the battery life is awful. It has, give or take, an hour before...
  22. Axer 88

    Question Any new solutions to pre historic dilema (and hardwhere)?

    Any new solutions to pre historic dilema (and hardwhere)? Currently (no pun intended) drawing 98w total with i7 and looking to drop that by 17w with a xeon'25v2 upgrade (have a 2gb1030 card awaiting a 4gb750). (original psu is 340w on a hp1494 board) Can anyone suggest as to where i should...
  23. NiaNia

    Question HP win7 drivers incompatibilty/missing ?

    Messing around with a frankenstein's PC right now. I'm using a 256gb HDD with windows 7 that came from an HP system that was using an AMD sempron. I got the HDD to boot on newer hardware (intel 4460s) but it is missing a crap ton of drivers, including whatever driver it needs to connect to the...
  24. noyaus

    [SOLVED] Deciding on a laptop

    Deciding: HP Pavilion X360 14" Full HD 2-in-1 Laptop/ 15 11th Gen/ 256GB OR HP 15s i5 11/10th Gen/ 8GB Ram/ 512 GB Hey Guys, I am planning on getting a laptop just for basic work (Word, PPTX etc.) for uni. I am doing a Bachelor of Software Engineering. So I've heard that i5 is a pretty good...
  25. W

    Question BSOD: "Thread Stuck in Device Driver" on an HP Notebook - possibly linked to Hibernate/Fast Startup

    Hello. I've recently been having this issue where I get a BSOD with the stopcode "Thread Stuck in Device Driver" on startup. After a bit of experimentation, I have reason to believe that Windows loading my session from the hard drive is causing the issue, because it happens only when "Fast...
  26. Zaxter

    Question HP Notebook 14 Left Mouse Button Fix

    Hello, I have an issue with my left mouse button that has been bugging me for a while now. It's slightly sinking down on the right side, so it's hard to press the top right of the button, and impossible to press the bottom right. I literally have no idea how to fix this. My laptop is HP 14...
  27. [SOLVED] Graphics card not being powered when using 24pin to 6pin adapter (among other issues)

    My power adapter (24 pin to 6 pin) does not want to work properly with my prebuilt HP computer (Compaq 6300 I believe). With that extra 6 pin cable that comes from the adapter the PSU starts straight away without me even pressing the start button on the computer. Then if I press the start...
  28. Back2DFuture

    Question HP z400 psu problem

    I’ve a hp z400 workstation. I’ve been trying to make it into a budget gaming pc by picking up a seasonic 500w psu and a Radeon HD 7950 I was given for a low price by a friend. The psu I bought was new only opened but even after getting a 24 pin to 24 pin since it’s non proprietary PSU it still...
  29. msrsuvo

    Question Which SSD will be better- S700 vs maxtor z1 Vs barracuda q1

    Which one will be better for my laptop from these three- HP SSD S700 2.5" (500GB) seagate maxtor z1 2.5" (480GB) seagate barracuda q1 2.5" (480GB)
  30. munteanoo

    Question Can not figure out how to install Windows 7 on an old HP

    Im trying to install windows 7 on an HP Pavilion dv6000 (dv6415eo to be more precise), but i cant get the damn thing to boot into the windows installer. It currently has windows 7 installed on it, i dont know what version, but it just gets stuck at the "starting windows" screen. I burned a win7...
  31. D

    Question Laptop Sceen Replacement

    I have a pavilion 15 CC series laptop and I want to replace the damaged screen but dont want another touchscreen. Is it possible and can any 40 pin connector displays work?
  32. S

    [SOLVED] GTX 1660: Power Supply or Motherboard causing the problem?

    Hi all. I have a refurb GTX 1660 that I just got in the mail yesterday, but I'm having a few problems with it. I have an HP Pavillion HPE h8-1210, and I'm upgrading from a GTX 750ti. Here's a step by step process of what it does: Computer boots, shows bios screen Hangs and does 3 short beeps...
  33. noyaus

    Question HP 24-f0014 AIO --Fortnite Crashing & high CPU usage ?

    Hi Guys For some reason Fortnite seems to be crashing on my HP All in One 24-f0014. When I launch it from the Epic Games store, it makes it to the "connecting" screen and makes it half way before crashing. When I open up Task Manager it is extremely high and at 100%. When I go to see the CPU...
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    Question ryzen 5 4600h power limit on laptop

    I recently got the hp pavilion 15 ryzen 5 4600h model. I ran few stress tests to check temps and they were fine. Never going above 90 degree C. However, I ran a bench again the other day and the temps are now 99 degree C. Also the cpu power is at or above 50 watts, which seems weird as 54w is...
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    Question USB C charging HP 14-DK1022WM

    So I got this HP laptop as my secondary pc and wondered if I could use the USB C port it has to charge it as the charger it came with has a rare wall plug that i don't have an adapter right now, the problem is that i have about 80% of battery and I tried plugging my Galaxy S9 USB C charger and...
  36. B

    Question Monitor only displaying 1280x1024

    I have an HP W2371d, it used to be my main display that I connected through HDMI to an adapter (the monitor has VGA and DVI-D, the adapter was something that plugs into the DVI port and sticks out of the back, that has an HDMI female port on it.) Yesterday, I got my new monitor, a Samsung...
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    Question Plugged in power, led blink white and orange - water damage

    Laptop got water spilled on it, but the owner tried turning it on afterward, left it about days to drain it. As soon as I got my hands on the laptop, I tried plugged in the laptop with power cord (with battery on) - it shows led blink white and orange repeatedly (no boot). What I've tried -...
  38. J

    Question HP envy dv6 laptop fan making noise - what to replace with

    Hi all. The fan in my laptop is starting to make a bit of noice and I am wanting to replace it. Does anyone know if it is a generic type fan that I could just buy or are they specific to the model? Any suggestions greatly appreciated in advance. Jordan
  39. D

    Discussion Help me choose a laptop

    1. What is your budget? The upper limit is 1400 euros. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6' display 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1080p maybe 1440p in the future. I probably wont go for 4k. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? It...
  40. MikeTheBuilder

    Question Upgrading: HP-6200 Intel® Core™ i5-2400

    I've been working happily for some 5 years now with an older, HP desktop system but about 2 years ago I started dabbling in 3D design and over the last 6 months, 3D-graphics and I'm outstripping the systems ability to render in reasonably acceptable time periods. Now I'm looking to upgrade and...