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Q: Laptop Issue

My brothers schoolwork laptop is frozen the problem occured like 2 days ago were the laptop seemed to be freezing for a couple of minutes and now when he trys to switch it on

Bios is not booting up.

and the only options he gets is launch in repair safe mode and start windows normally. which end up both the same in a black screen and a little black cursor with nothing to do but move the cursor.

after this happened my first reaction was for a complete format so I tried to install him a new copy of windows but my bootable device isnt even being recognized by the system it always ends up in the same screen for the windows startup.

edit ok so I dug a little more.psh..never had a laptop and found out the bios is on the asus logo screen.....well anyhow I booted up the system from the pendrive and the result is always the same the black screen with cursor only

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A: Laptop Issue

The laptops hard drive has failed...

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-issue.204852/
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A:laptop battery issue not really a win 8 issue

You're fine to be asking windows 8 and hardware-related questions here

I wouldn't worry about it too much. By the time your battery goes out, it will likely be time to upgrade.

Consider shutting down whenever you leave it for an extended time, such as longer than a day. I think hibernate is the preferred laptop method of low power states because it drains far less than sleep. So you could perhaps keep the computer plugged in while in hibernate, and unplugged while shut down, unless going on a trip or something.

I think HP had a power plan on their laptops that would keep the battery from charging fully to 100% (it would go instead to 50%), which wore it out less than the normal full charge. That may be hard to emulate without a program on your computer for such a plan as that.

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ISSUE: Crackling Microphone upon switching from older laptop to a newer laptop (Both had windows 10)

http://www.pchelpforum.com/laptop-support/128292-unusual-issue-headset-going-laptop-laptop.html
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How do you check/change the HDD partitions?

A:Laptop Issue

Welcome to BC. To check the partitions go to Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Computer Managment>Disk Managment.To change them see directions at this website.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/111070/laptop-issue/
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Hey guys,

Thanks again.

I am getting this message:
Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
<windows root>\system32\hal.dll
Please restore a copy of the above file.

I am working on the laptop for someone from my church, and he doesn't have the XP restore CD, but, this error message is coming up on boot. It is not letting me get into Safe mode or anything.

I can get to the set up screen, if need be.

Thanks.

Jeremy

A:Laptop issue/hal.dll/Don't have CD

FWIW: Missing Hal.dll - Missing Or Corrupt Hal.dll Error Message in Windows XP - Fix Hal.dll - http://pcsupport.about.com/od/findbyerrorm...ssinghaldll.htm Missing Windows hal.dll file - http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000490.htm Louis

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i have a laptop that shuts off alot
its as though there is a short or something
i dropped it and had to have the harddrive replaced and the dvd drive does not work and was told it was disconnected when it was dropped and was supposed to have been reconnected but still does not work
let me know what you think thank you
 

A:Laptop issue

it was dropped and was supposed to have been reconnectedClick to expand...

But they installed Windows on it didn't they?

Or just put it together?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-issue.106013/
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I have been given this laptop that is not behaving itself. It refuses to boot to Windows (normal or safe) and it hangs during a chkdsk /r on the 4/5 stage. At a guess it sounds like the HD is in trouble so I'm leaning towards grabbing data off it and resetting it to factory settings to see if that works. Is it worth trying t clone the drive to an external drive and then copying it back over after the reset? Or I'm open to any other ideas

Thanks
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A:Laptop issue

Welcome
While reading your post, my first feeling was that it was the Hard Drive. Since we both seem to agree lets:
Save your stuff, first
Then we can give you a real good test to see if it is the HD.

Can you save your stuff?
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...dows-computer/

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A:Laptop Issue...

When you say Graphic Lag, do you mean the game play is jumpy? One second your running one side of the street the next your back where you started.
 

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A:Issue with another HP Laptop

Does anyone have any suggestions?

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A:Laptop Issue Please Help

Hi , I don't think you are going to like this, but...This is what Microsoft says, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545Now, that is not probably what I would do. I think I'd try a repair install of XP (35 minutes), rather than try all those different commands where a single keystroke in the wrong place...could have negative consequences.As for not having an XP CD...I would (if I didn't already have several copies) borrow one or copy one and use it with your bona fide activation data for that system.FWIW: My few attempts to follow such commands to repair the registry...all proved futile and I wound up doing repair or clean installs.Hopefully, others here can provide additional alternatives.Louis

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Just my two cents, Josh.
 

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A:Laptop issue

Hi, No. Lagging during online gaming could be due to many factors such as (a) Internet speed,(b) CPU speed,(c) Video .......,(d) RAM Your machine probably is NOT a games machine. What is it ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards. 

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A:Laptop issue, help!

Might be a bad MB.
 

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A:Old Laptop Issue

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A:Laptop issue ??? Please Help

I can't believe im saying this but I agree with the Best Buy techs for once. There is nothing wrong with your laptop. Your laptop has an overheat protection system so you don't fry the CPU because of the high heat.

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A:laptop fan issue

Doesn't sound like a reliable tech to me. Any I know would look at the computer then IF the fan is defective, either replace it or ask you to buy one and then replace it. I've never heard of one that wants a part ahead of time that may not be the problem.

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A:Laptop AC Issue?

Have you tested the power adapter to make sure it is putting out the correct voltage; it may be putting out some power but not enough to charge the laptop and power it at the same time.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-ac-issue.821491/
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What can I do to help narrow down what is wrong?

A:Laptop GPU issue?

It is either a bad video card or a bad Ribbon Cable.

Less likely is a Bad LCD.

If it is happening at the BIOS screen, this is a hardware issue, and more likely (98% sure) it is not a RAM issue. Weirder things have happened.

It could also be the inverter.

Here is an example.....
LCD screen cable >> Laptop Parts 101

LCD Screen Video Cable is the better known as a Ribbon Cable

So, in order of repair checking....

1. Ribbon Cable
2. Inverter
3. Video Card

Much less likely.... but, as stated "Weirder things have happened."
4. Motherboard
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/89938-laptop-gpu-issue.html
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A:issue with my laptop, HELP!

Boot into the Win7 DVD Repair Console or Repair CD to run Startup Repair repeatedly which does not depend upon possibly corrupt System files. System Repair Disc - Create

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A:Do I have issue on my laptop? or not?

Opening .doc files from unknown computer is risky, so I suggest, you post a screenshot as regular image file.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/313029/do-i-have-issue-on-my-laptop-or-not/
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A:Laptop Issue

Laptop hard drives are easy to remove and replace but make sure its pushed in all the way so the pins connect tightly and that its facing the way it was when it was removed. sounds silly but trust me ive put in drives the wrong way and wondered why i was having a problem.obviously the new hard drive isnt being recognized in the boot order and more than likely wont be in the bios either u ntil its in right.and make sure if it came with an IDE drive thats what you replaced it with or a SATA one if thats what it had.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-issue.1013096/
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Has anyone got any tips on how to resolve this please?

Many thanks

Paul
 

A:Laptop to TV issue

Currently, you are using both monitors, if you drag your mouse to one of the sides of the screen, it will go onto the TV.

1. Right-click on your desktop, click Properties, and go to the Settings tab.
2. Select the TV from the drop-down box.
3. Check, Use This Device As My Primary Monitor.
4. Select your laptop monitor in the drop-down box and uncheck Extend My Windows Monitor Onto This Desktop.
5. Click OK.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-to-tv-issue.541730/
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A:My Laptop slow down issue.

When the slowdown occurring?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-laptop-slow-down-issue.1110359/
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A:Issue with Aero on laptop

have you turned areo off to see if the problem goes

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-internet-issue.1163683/
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A:Laptop touchpad lag issue

Is there anyone out there?
 

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A:Windows 7 - Laptop CPU and FAN issue

If we can get this issue sorted out, hopefully we can solve this one too.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/62205-windows-7-laptop-cpu-fan-issue.html
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Welcome and thank you for posting on the HP Support Forums @Rahul_12, I will do my absolute best to help you come to a resolution with your Notebook's connectivity. If I am correct, I believe that the connectivity you are referring to would be for the WIFI.  When we have come to a resolution, please share what worked for you with others by marking this post as an Accepted Solution. If that is right, my suggestion would be to use the Troubleshooting Wireless Network and Internet Tool. At the bottom it will ask you questions to help narrow down the issue.  To better assist you and look at your product specifications, I would need some information from you. Could you please provide me with your Model Number (How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?) and Which Windows Operating Systems you are running?  If you require further assistance, I would be happy to help. Please make sure that you include the results from the troubleshooting tool, your model number, the exact issue you are having, and the operating system you are using.  If you would like to show your appreciation for my efforts today, please take a second to click the Thumbs Up button below. I look forward to hearing your response. I am glad that you joined in!Have a great day!    

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A:Laptop Settings Issue

Did you stick closely with these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 using only the drivers which Win7 provides in installer and via optional Updates?

If not I'd do it over.

Otherwise work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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A:Help with Laptop... Non Vista issue

How old is the laptop and do you know how much memory it has? Considering XP is already installed, it can be tough to get an instance of Windows 2000 Server installed as well, as a dual boot option. Usually you need to start with the older OS, so if you had Windows 2000 already, you can install XP as a dual boot option. The net is littered with people with issues trying to go the other way.

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Depending on your current system specs (let me know if you need help finding out what these are) I'd seriously consider VMWare as an alternative. You should still have access to local ports. You shouldn't need to assign too many resources to get Windows 2000 Server up and running

VMWare Workstation
Here's the link for VMWare if you're interested. I think this is the product you'll need (they have a Server option too, but don't think you'll need that) but at any rate, your best bet is to contact them directly and explain what you are trying to achieve, to make sure you get the right thing

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A:Laptop screen issue

Hi and welcome to TSF what happens when you try to use the external monitor and have you tried using FN and F keys to switch the output to the external

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A:Laptop Turning on Issue

EricIsMe said:


I have a Samsung NP300E5A-A02UB with a broken screen. I'm trying to get it on and connect the external monitor, but I can't because it won't turn on all the way. After I turn it on, the hard drive indicator light in the front is on solid for a few minutes, then goes off completely. Since I can't see the screen, I try clicking enter key, tab and enter, etc, to see if I can get through whatever process it going on behind the screen. But when I press Enter, ESC, DEL, probably a few others, it just restarts the laptop and does the same stuff, hard drive indicator is solid for a few minutes, then blank. So it seems no matter what I press, it just restarts, does whatever it's doing for a few minutes, then stops.

So does anyone know what the issue is? What is happening? How to get through it?

Remember, I can't see the screen, I have an external monitor that has always worked, til one day I turn it off through the power button and couldn't get it back on. It would always start up normal and monitor turn on automatically after it started to login to my user.Click to expand...
Are you getting any beeps from the machine itself when it starts?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-turning-on-issue.1161762/
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A:Laptop Boot issue

May well be. I'd check the CMOS battery. Also, have you checked the bios, boot up and hit F11 to enter, and search the tabs until you find the sequences for drives. Make sure your HD is the 1st boot and your DVD is second, and so on. Sometimes that can cause and issue.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-boot-issue.948256/
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A:Laptop Keyboard issue

Replacing the keyboard is probably your best bet . .
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-keyboard-issue.690446/
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HP Troubleshooting program on the laptop

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A:HP Mini 110 laptop/ USB issue

Where did you ghet the upgrade from?
HP or retail version.
Check on HP website for updated drivers.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-mini-110-laptop-usb-issue.901537/
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Yup, you can replace the motherboard or have it professionally repaired.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-motherboard-issue.1106263/
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A:Charging laptop issue

Almost certain you need a new charger.

What's the make and model of laptop?

What's the SPECIFIC VOLTAGE SPECS of the charger?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/charging-laptop-issue.1163392/
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So is there anyway to trick the computer into thinking the Mic port is the Speaker port ?Click to expand...

SOME sound-card software has an option such as this, personally not familiar with your unit
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-sound-issue.830350/
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Please purchase a USB keyboard (they work better with Laptops, because you can plug them in and take them out with the laptop on; with PS2 connection you cannot do this)
 

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What OS (Operating System) are you using? To shutdown firefox, right click the taskbar & on the menu that pops up left click Start Task Manager & go to the Processes Tab,find firefox,highlight it & click End process. You might get a pop up asking you to confirm it,click yes & X out of Task Manager.
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@ChetanNavale

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.

Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Overheating-issue-with-the-laptop/td-p/5626898
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Welcome
This may help
The main tut is only part of it.
Go about half way down the page to find more information that may help
Partition or Volume - Delete

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A:hp laptop dv2000 issue

Check HP website. Believe your model is covered under service enhancement. Faulty motherboard probably. Fix on failure only. There is a document on the hp.com/support.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-laptop-dv2000-issue.684015/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-turning-on-issue.1161892/
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What firewall or security suite is, or ever was, on the system?

Try to connect by ethernet and Wi-Fi and show ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
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IPCONFIG /ALL

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/issue-with-internet-on-laptop.1093258/
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A:Laptop keyboard issue

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A:HP laptop screen issue

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So after consulting with some people it seems as though it is an issue with the BiOS. I was told either I had to replace the BiOS chip (unlikely to do) or replace the entire motherboard (most likely). And while I know the chances or fixing this without replacing anything is minimal, if anyone knows of a way around replacing things then that would be great news.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-dv6000-laptop-issue.877964/
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DJ2001 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about laptop boot problems and wanted to help.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try:Black Screen Displays with No Error Messages During Startup or Boot | HP® Customer SupportHP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10) | HP® Customer SupportGood Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================

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any help would be helpful.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-screen-issue.621107/
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A:Issue with Laptop Keyboard

Try hitting the NUM LK/SCRN LK key
 

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If it is not under warranty and you feel comfotable doing this carefully use compressed air to blow out the intake and exhaust ducts on the laptop.

You could also buy a cooling pad (good ones drop the temp 10-20F)

To be sure it is a heat issue download CPUID (free)

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Oh and I have tried updating the BIOS and it will not boot to the BIOS update screen. So holding down the WIN key and B isnt working..........
 

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