Forum discussion tagged with Probook.
  1. M

    Question my Probook 470 G1 wont accept the ram sticks i got

    around early october i took the laptop down to repaste it, while that went okay i noticed the touchpad stopped working, and after a little while when trying to play a game (geometry dash), everything lockedf up, i could still move the mouse but nothing worked. so i hard restarted, and i get 3...
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    Question Probook 470 G1 (i5-4200m + 8570m) safe temps under gaming + how would a qm chip do thermally?

    i recently ordered a probook 470 g1 for cheap, im wondering what the safe temps would be under gaming for both the cpu and gpu and could it handle a qm chip?
  3. Zsombor.Molnar

    Question Changing the HDD to an NVMe SSD on HP Probook 650 G2 ?

    Hello, I would like to change a laptop HDD to Nvme SSD Laptop: HP Probook 650 g2 Motherboard HP 80FD It has an M.2 slot under the HDD as you can see here View: The motherboard obviously has an M.2 SSD slot: Also the page of the laptop says that...
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    Question Windows 10 laptop can connect to hotspot but not to internet (normal wifi)

    My old HP Probook 6450b suddenly stopped having internet. It is connected to the router but it says "No Internet, Secured". The router and wifi is fine because all of my other devices work fine. I tried using the hotspot on my phone to share 4G and that worked fine. I'm not sure what to do...
  5. Luisito3107

    [SOLVED] Overheating charger with new battery in ProBook 4540s ?

    It is a ProBook 4540s. The original battery is at least 8 years old, the battery lasts 1 hour at most. Last week I bought a new battery (HSTNN-LB2R) and a new charger (18.5V 3.5A), and made sure both were compatible, the specs matched well. Although the battery worked fine, the charger got...
  6. Luisito3107

    Question HDD and SSD on caddy transfer speeds

    I have a ProBook 4540s with a 2 TB HDD, and recently I replaced the optical bay with a 12.7mm caddy to add a 1 TB SSD. I checked with HWInfo and both SATA ports in my laptop aren't speed limited, and are detected as SATA 6.0 Gb/s. The laptop can boot properly from the SSD at maximum transfer...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Is this bleed acceptable?

    Hello all, I just bought an HP Probook 650 G8 and I am noticing bleed issues along the bezel. The bleed can be described as a light version of the screen background and is visible only at the first 5mm or so from the bezels, nearly uniformly. I hope you can see it in the attached pictures...
  8. kenzy9

    Which Lenovo ideaPads compete with HP ProBook 450 G6 (& G7's)? I'm looking for a new laptop and have narrowed down to HP PB450 or...
  9. 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...
  10. LightningsalesUK

    Question HP ProBook 4730s w/ Intel HD Graphics not allowing full resolution.

    I am having an issue with my ProBook. I am running Windows 10 64-bit. I believe the Radeon graphics on the ProBook have gone, the Laptop wound not wake from sleep mode, it would take a 4 min black screen during boot and the screen kept flashing black. I disabled GPU switching in the bios and...
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    Discussion I want a keyboard that sounds like the Ornata Chroma, but don't want a membrane keyboard again.

    So for a while, I've been playing and typing with a Rosewill Apollo with a red backlight and clicky tactile switches. So I ran across an ASMR video where the ASMRtist was typing on a few different keyboards, and the Razer Ornata Chroma was one of them. I fell in love with the sound, but I'm...
  12. M

    Question Does encrypting an Android phone also encrypt old, deleted files?

    I'm going to be selling my phone soon. The advice seems to be to encrypt it then perform a Factory Reset. But does the whole internal memory get encrypted, or just the current, visible files? If so, surely that leaves old, deleted files recoverable.
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    Question Can a Gtx 1070 ti cooler fit on a rtx 2080 ti

    i am thinking of upgrading my inno3d ichill x4 gtx 1070 ti to a zotac twin fan rtx 2080 ti. As the title says, can i take the 1070 ti and put it on the 2080 ti?
  14. L

    Bad Sector and Logging IN

    Would a bad sector on a hard drive cause Windows to log me in with temporary profile? In Event viewer I have this "\Device\Harddisk0\DR0, has a bad block"
  15. E

    Motherboard not working after ram upgrade. System booting in the bios and no usb power

    Hello all, I have an ASRock b450M with AMD Ryzen CPU and a Trident-Z. I tried to mount a different DIMM but something went wrong. I powered on the motherboard but the cpu fan just run for half second and then nothing happened. I got same results 3 o 4 times. At some point the cpu fan started...
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    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade PC, can't seem to figure out what to upgrade first

    As the title states, I'm looking to upgrade my PC, but I don't know what to upgrade first. Here are my specs: Power Supply: Corsair CX500M OS: Windows 10 CPU: Intel i5-6500 Motherboard: Gigabyte H110M-A Memory: 16GB Hard Drive: 1TB SSD: Kingston UV400 240GB Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 770...
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    Das Keyboard Reveals 4Q Smart Keyboard With Cherry MX Switches

    Das Keyboard's new 4Q offering combines its internet-connected RGB lighting system with Cherry MX switches. Das Keyboard Reveals 4Q Smart Keyboard With Cherry MX Switches : Read more
  18. MLG_No_Scope

    Black screen after new ram

    I am getting an black screen when i put both ram sticks in the motherboard and cannot get past the boot menu. with 1 stick in i can get past the boot menu, but then an bsod shows up. anyone have some idea what is going on?
  19. B

    Stuttering, Just stuttering. i7 8700K GTX 1070 Ti

    Hello! First of all, Sorry for my English! I don't know, what can I do guys, so I need to ask you... I just upgraded my PC, from i7 4770, EVGA GTX 970 SC, and 2x4 GB DDR3 RAM. The new setup is the following: i7 8700K (Stock), Asus Strix ROG GTX 1070 Ti (Stock) 2x4 GB DDR4 2666Mhz RAM, XMP on. (I...
  20. M

    Will the OS remain after a reset, and if it gets deleted, if i install it again will the new install delete my stuff?

    I want to reinstall my windows 8.1 on an SSD, but i want to save my pictures and videos and stuff like that so i want to put it on my SSD. So right now my valuable stuff is on the SSD and the useless programs and games and the OS is still on the HDD. Now i want to reset my HDD and when that...
  21. J

    RX Vega 64 Not Recognized Upon Initial Startup

    My specs: GPU: PowerColor RX Vega 64 Red Devil 8 GB GPU Driver: 18.8.1 Adrenalin CPU: i5-3570k - Turbo OC'd to 4.2 GHZ Mobo: ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 RAM: Can't remember. 16 GB DDR3 SSD: 125 GB EVO Monitor: ACER XF270HU PSU: AX760 80+ OS: Windows 10 64-BIT I used to have a GTX 980 when I got this...
  22. W

    WiFi/Bluetooth drivers disappeared and won't install..

    Hey guys, I'll cut right to the chase. A few months ago my Bluetooth/WiFi adapter just disappeared from everywhere. I've tried installing RealTek/Atheros drivers from everywhere including Toshiba Support web. I've tried utility softwares like DriverPack Solutions etc. But none of them detect...
  23. S

    What power sully do I need for a 1080 TI GAMING X 11G

    Motherboard: Z370 MSI A-Pro Cpu: i7 8700k Gpu: Gtx 1060 3gb PSU: ??? Cooler: H60 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler Ram:Corsair Value Select 8GB DDR4 2133MHz
  24. zniff

    Dualshock v2 wont connect to windows 10

    My Dualshock v2 wont connect via bluetooth. i can detect it but it wont connect no matter what i do and after a while my dualshock v2 stops pairing. and then the connect fails
  25. A

    Trouble connecting TCL TV to Yamaha YAS-107 Soundbar

    Hi all, Today I picked up a Yamaha YAS-107 soundbar to go with my TV, a TCL D2900 which has terrible sound on its own. The guy also sold me an RCA cable since the TV doesn't support HDMI audio connections. However when I connected the RCA red/white cables from the TV's external to the...
  26. Makku293

    CPU performance w/ workload

    Sorry for my ignorance, but, I've always wondering... How to know how much workload my CPU can handle. I mean, I always use my PC with that question. How many programs can I run at the time w/o make it crush. I have a i5 6600K 3.5GHz, but, I'm worried about the quantity of programs that I open...
  27. G

    sound is half the volume it was before fresh windows install

    had to reinstall win 10 on my new build cause i had to buy a licence. installed all drivers and things but my volume is really low compared to before. ? any suggestions guys asrock z370 pro4,8600k 16gb ram
  28. O

    I screwed up

    Ok so I was given what I believe to be a windows surface 64 gb says envy on the right corner beats on the left Anyways I was resetting the device and got the bitlocker key page I didnt have the page so I used the cmd prompt to delete partition 1 4 and 6 when I excited cmd prompt and restarted...
  29. hmndharsha

    Why my PC stuck when plug both GTX 760 VGA and i5 3470 CPU in to the Biostar B75 Motherboard?

    Anyone can you help me to solve this please. I have Biostar motherboard B75MU3B Modal, When I plug my ASUS GTX 760 2GB vga and Core i5 3470 Cpu, I can't do any work after few seconds loading the OS ( windows 10,7,8.1 all tried ) mouse pointer is lagging, sometimes pc restart itlsef, some times...
  30. H

    A few questions

    Hi, within the next month I will be rebuilding my PC into a new case (S340 Elite) with a few new components, I’m reusing most of my parts though, so I’d like to ask some questions so that I’m prepared. 1. I’m installing a new AIO cooler (kraken X62). Does it come with preapplied thermal paste...
  31. A

    CPU upgrade issue

    if my ram is ddr4 and I want to upgrade my cpu do I have to get a ddr4 cpu? Does ddr3 cpu work with ddr4 ram?
  32. L

    Need help to find an online generator that can keep track of what has been picked

    Hello everyone. I apologize from the start if i posted in the wrong section (but sincerely i couldnt find any "off topic" zone so i hope i'm not mistaking posting this here). I'll explain you my problem: I do already know that there are online generators for numbers (or words) but my problem...
  33. Echoceres

    Should i buy ryzen 5 1600 or wait for 2nd gen ryzen/ b360 boards.

    Ryzen 5 price in my country is like 220 now. and i cant decide is it worth to wait. Also i wanted to buy a 8400 instead buy i dont wanna buy it with z boards because its expensive and i wont be using its main feature(OC).And im a no go on 8600k its out of the budget and too expensive.
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    Audio Crackling/Popping with Realtek and Sonic Studio 3 (in games, music and more)

    Hello guys I recently built a desktop with an Asus Strix B250G motherboard (and Windows 10) and I've been hearing crackling and popping audio when using headphones. I'm currently using Realtek and Sonic Studio 3 latest version, and have tested it with various configurations of the two, as well...
  35. E

    Media sharing with 2 routers and 1 modem.

    I just set up a second router as I didn't have a good wifi connection and also wanted a wired connection in my bedroom. I ran an ethernet cable from a lan port on the main router to my bedroom and into the Internet port on the second router. All of the lan ports on the second router are now...
  36. Ransome

    PC suddenly won't power on

    My gaming rig: Windows 10 Pro 64bit CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K GPU: Asus 1080 Ti Strix OC Edition MOBO: Asus Sabertooth Z77 RAM: 16 GB of G.Skill Ripjaw-X DDR3 1600Mhz (XMP profile) SSD: 256GB Crucial M4 HD: Western Digital Black 2TB CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 Case: Corsair CC600T Graphite White...
  37. K

    HiPoint X90 mic not working

    I have a HiPoint X90 headset with 1 cable but the mic stopped working the audio works fine, but the mic doesn't work even though it works on other devices it how do I fix it?
  38. N

    pc wont post with new gtx 1080

    just received a new msi gtx 1080. when i install card into system the motherboard bios screen will come up but it stalls there with the splash screen showing. i uninstalled all drivers in windows and checked to make sure pcie graphics cards are enabled in bios. i guess my first thought is...
  39. C

    PC making buzzing noise when I turn it on, but doesn't after I shut down and then boot up

    Whenever I go to sleep I shut down my PC (custom built). When I wake up the next day, i go to turn it on. And I always know that there is going to be this loud buzzing noise. My temporary remedy for this is to just shut it down and boot it up again. By doing this, it fixes the problem. So what...
  40. G

    Swapping out Acer Predator 15 laptop 7200RPM HDD with an SSD.

    Would their be a worthwhile gain to swapping out my 7200RPM 2.5 (7mm) HDD in my Acer Predator Laptop with say a 500GB SSD? I know I'd lose so storage but I was thinking the speed increase myight make it worthwhile. Seeing the 7mm SATA III SSDs coming down in price $150 + or - I would do it if...