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Q: how to extend the warranty period

I want to extend the warranty period of my newly purchased system..inform me as soon as possible
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sir hi actually i bought my lappi last year in the month of may 25th and since i was in last year of my collage i did not bother  to extend becouse of money issue. can i extend the warranty of the lapptop now ??pls help and if yes then what all the procedure i need to follow. ?  w/w  aayan akash.
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Hi, My laptop's manufacturer warranty has expired on January 24 2016. Can I buy extend warranty for my lappy??  

A:Can I extend the warranty after its manufacture warranty has...

Hello, If unit doesn't have any issues right now, yes you can extend the warranty. if there is any issue with the laptop then after repair you can extend the warranty  #hpexpertday

Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.
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A:Can i extend warrunty period...???

Hi, Please try: Regards.
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How can I extend warranty of my HP notebook.

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A:Extend warranty

Dear Customer, Sorry, but this is just a community self-help forum staffed by volunteers. HP maintains no official presence here and we are not authorized to deal with warranty issue.For that, you will need to contact HP Customer Support directly.If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to some one -- it can take a while!---------------------------------------However, HP Customer Support is generally not available on the weekends, so you might have to wait until Monday to contact them.--------------------------------------- Good Luck  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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Help, please! I'd like to extend my warranty which has 1 month left. Can I do that now or, am I too late?

A:I want to extend my Warranty

You need to purchase a CarePack and I think but cannot guarantee because I do not speak for HP that you can do it right up until the original warranty expires.;jsessionid=2B31FDEFF83095F8B8A528B5AD831A46.tomcat6-c1t11481?...
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please suggest method to extend the 30 day trial period of jv16 power tools 2009 v1.9.0.580. my operating system is winxp.

steps performed but no luck.
1) registry cleaned by regseeker, ccleaner, regscrubxp.
2) tried Never Expire version 2.
3) changed date and time of clock in the sys tray backward.
4) Ran 'Your Uninstaller 2008'

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please guide me thoroughly.
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Open the Start Menu In the Start Menu search box type regedit and press Enter See screenshot below In the registry go to See screenshot below HKEY LOCAL MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows NT CurrentVersion SoftwareProtectionPlatform In the right pane see if SkipRearm is set to number See screenshot above Trial Days Extend to Activation RC How Windows the Up to Period 120 7 A If it is not set to - Right click on SkipRearm and click on Modify Type and click on OK See screenshot below B If it is set to - Skip this and go to step Close regedit Open a elevated command prompt In the elevated command prompt type slmgr -rearm and press Enter See screenshot below Click on OK See screenshot below Warning If you get one of How to Extend the Windows 7 RC Activation Trial Period Up to 120 Days these errors below then do what is above the error You will need to restart the computer first then repeat steps to again You have used up your times You will need to activate or reinstall Windows Close the elevated command prompt See screenshot below step Restart the computer to apply the changes and reset your trial period back to days to activate Full credits to brink from seven forums Original thread http www sevenforums com tutorials -activation-trial-period-extend-up- -days html nbsp

A:How to Extend the Windows 7 RC Activation Trial Period Up to 120 Days

This is really old news.
It's been more than 120 days since the RC version was available ... And there's a newer version anyway.
It's time to purchase a legal version now ... Even though it doesn't run as fast as the RC version

There's been an update .. And I'm not sure re-arming will work now anyway.
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I wish to extend the warranty of my laptop, but I am really confused about how to do it. There are still 20-22 days left in the manufacturer's warranty, but the site shows no care pack is avilable.  Also on manually searching the site, it showed no carepack was compatile with my laptop. As if it had vanished from the site! Please tell me about how to do tha warranty extension!!! Thanks Md Saahil

A:How to extend warranty on my product? (please!!)

iamMdSaahil wrote:I wish to extend the warranty of my laptop, but I am really confused about how to do it. There are still 20-22 days left in the manufacturer's warranty, but the site shows no care pack is avilable.  Also on manually searching the site, it showed no carepack was compatile with my laptop. As if it had vanished from the site! Please tell me about how to do tha warranty extension!!! Thanks Md SaahilHi, Call HP's support number1800 474 6836. They will definitely help you with the warranty of the computer. Cheers!

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A:Extend Activation Time Period On Vista Home Premium

Hello David,

If you had selected to automatically activate Vista during installation, then the grace period drops to 3 days to activate instead of 30.
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If you've been using the 30-day version of Microsoft Office 2010, here's a nice tip for you: the testing period can be extended for up to six months. Much like Windows, the popular productivity suite contains a so called rearm function that gives you 30 extra days to activate the program. The command can be used up to five times, and if used at the end of each 30-day grace period, you can run Office 2010 for up to 180 days without entering an activation key.

Source - Extend Microsoft Office 2010's free trial period to 180 days - TechSpot News

A:Extend MS Office 2010's free trial period to 180 days.

Thanks, good information to have.
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A:i want to extend the warranty of my pavillion notebook 15-r0...

I think it depends on how long the warranty has expired, but you can purchase an HP Carepack to extend the warranty if it has been expired for up to 60 or 90 days?? Carepack
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A:How do I extend warranty for my HP Pavillion All In one desk...

Hi, Please use the following services in India: Regards.
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A:Extend Volume on C: Drive grayed out, can't extend volume.

Disk Management will not do the extension, but Partition Wizard will do it.
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Hi, can somebody tell me why is it that when I delete a letter or phrase, I end up with the period(dot) that is on the delete key.
Thank. you.


Can you give us a screen shot of this to better understand what is happening?
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A:Need Some Help Period

It says here:

GeForce GTX 460 1GB Power Consumption and Thermals |

that the power consumption of a Windows 7 system with that graphics card is 250 to 270 watts at load and about 136 at idle.

Dell generally uses decent power supplies, so your PSU may handle it OK. Can you get an adapter so your PSU will have 2 and match the video card?

Dell used to use some oddball connectors, so I don't know whether an ordinary ATX PSU will necessarily hook up correctly in your model 8100.

But 600 watts is more than enough.
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A:lightfast period

From Canon:
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Hi there
how can i find out how much time is left of my ram waranty period
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it is
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do you prefer buy a new one or use waranty ( if you could use it) ?

A:Ram Waranty Period

Go to the Patriot site and summit this form and they can tell you.
Most memory today carry lifetime warranty.

Patriot Memory - Email Support

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A:Troubles with IE PEriod

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A:Aol just will not load, period.

Have you reinstalled AOL? . . I thought AOL stopped supporting their software and went to webbased?
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A:XP will not start PERIOD

Welcome to TSG....

I would suggest going to the hard drive manufacturers web site and downloading the hard drive diagnostics for this particular make and model number hard drive and running it to see if the hard drive is still OK.

Also I would check all connections power and IDE cable connections to make sure they are OK. If you have another hard drive I would take this one out and install the other hard drive to see if it does the same thing.
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I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on why there is a 30-day "evaluation" period prior to activation.

Typically, someone downloads a [free] evaluation to try out the software prior to making a purchase. However, that is not the case with Windows as a customer would have to purchase the OS even to try it out.

Would there be any difference of Microsoft required the activation upon completion of the installation?

Thanks in advance for your insights.

A:30-day Evaluation Period


The 30 day trial is actually misleading. It is not supposed to be a trial, but merely a grace period before you need to activate. You are right, it does not make any sense to require the user to pay just to use the trial.

Technically, it is illegal to install Windows 7 on a machine unless you have a product key for it. Read though the EULA:

These license terms are an agreement between Microsoft Corporation (or based on where you live, one of its affiliates) and you. Please read them. They apply to the software named above, which includes the media on which you received it, if any. Printed-paper license terms, which may come with the software, may replace or modify any on-screen license terms. The terms also apply to any Microsoft
? updates,
? supplements,
? Internet-based services, and
? support services
for this software, unless other terms accompany those items. If so, those terms apply.
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As described below, using the software also operates as your consent to the transmission of certain computer information during activation, validation and for Internet-based services.
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NOTE: A similar question to this was also posted by someone else in a previous thread but the solution offered, ie, toggling the number lock, did NOT work.
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A:no sound. period.

Complete the system specs and then go to altec for latest drivers that are compatible with windows 7.
What version of Windows 7 and 32/64bit?
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A:no sound period

Hello pat! What do you see in device manager??
Look in device manager and see if you have any yellow marks.
Here's a whole bunch of suggestions for a HP tutorial ???
PS You may not have all the features, but you should have most of them.
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My folders with period (.) on its name will lost the folder name after the period. But the folder name itself doesn't change
Sometime after reboot the problem is gone but will back after some time


Note the Type and the name. They should be "NokiaCooker_2.9" and "NaviFirm+ 1.7"

In file inside the folder properties, the location shows the right path, but in folder path not (when in edit mode however, it shows the right path until I press enter to exit edit mode)

same with above

Sorry for bad English and explanation

A:Folder Name after period is gone

I'm confused.

Would you give me one and only one example of folder name which is not appearing correctly?

A smart move is to never use a period in a folder name.

Use the period for its original purpose, that is, as the separator between folder and extension or put another way as the first character of the "extension".
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Any ideas to get it working again?

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A:Q6600 Won't OC. Period.

Have you tried disabling C1E, or does your BIOS even support that? Make sure you've unlinked the FSB and RAM speeds, that would cause some problems for sure. On my board, I have my Q6600 at a solid 3Ghz on 1.25 vcore, so don't push the volts up too far. You could try dropping the multiplier and pushing the FSB speed up.
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A:this is supposed to be A period >

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Before you begin, take a read through these instructions and download the programs that I've advised. Save the below instructions in notepad or wordpad, because you also have to work in safe mode without networking support, so this page wouldn't be available then. You should not have any browsers open during the cleaning process unless otherwise prompted.

If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below.

Please allow yourself a few spare hours. Below are instructions for a virus scan(s) that can take longer then 2 hours.

It is also important you don't miss a step and perform everything in the right order!! .

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition
*Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directions given. Click "Close", and exit Ad-Aware.
Spybot Search & Destroy
Also make sure you are using the the latest version (1.99.1) of HijackThis and it's installed in it's own folder on the root drive. (C:\HJT)

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I notice that you have two anti-virus programs on your machine. That's not a good idea!!
Alike firewalls, anti-virus programs have conflicts co-existing with each other & may produce undesirable results. Please uninstall one of them.


Please download these additional files/programs. Do not run them unless instructed to do so.
Unless otherwise stated, they should be stored in the same directory as the HiJackThis program.

Please download CleanUp! and install it. Do not run it yet!

Download Ewido Security Suite - Install & Update it's database but do not run it yet.

Unplug your computer from the Internet when you have finished downloading.


Open Cleanup! by double-clicking the icon on your desktop (or from the Start > All Programs menu).
Set the program up as follows:Click "Options..."
Set the slider to "Standard CleanUp!"
Uncheck the following:Delete Newsgroup cache
Delete Newsgroup Subscriptions
Scan local drives for temporary files

Click OK
Press the CleanUp! button to start the program. Reboot/logoff when prompted.

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********************************SAFE MODE*********************************

REBOOT TO SAFE MODE Restart the computer. The computer begins processing a set of instructions known as BIOS.
As soon as the BIOS has finished loading, begin tapping the F8 key on your keyboard.
Continue to do so until the 'Windows Advanced Options' menu appears.
Using the arrow keys on the keyboard, scroll to and select the menu item - Safe Mode.

*********************************SETTING UP********************************

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A:The BEST gaming lcd...period

For $500 you could easily buy any high-end 17" LCD. And for 19", $500 will get you a pretty good one, if not a great one. LCD prices are changing so rapidly.

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Is it set to sleep or hibernate after a period of time?
It may be having trouble waking up.
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Right click the desktop|personalize|screen saver|change power settings|change when computer sleeps.
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A:PC Reboots itself after being on for a period of time

That processor is seriously overclocked.

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A:Win7 evaluation period

Quote: Originally Posted by danjohn1

Hi guys,
Just wondering if anybody knows if microsoft will release a UPGRADE version of windows 7 like they did with VISTA(e.g windows home premium upgrade)?

As with the upgrade dvd for vista , u can install an evaluation copy and then upgrade from that. Does anybody know if we will be able to do that again? As it worked out alot cheaper LOL


At this time there is no official word on exactly what will be released!
But I'm sure they will offer this upgrade as they did with Vista & you are right, it is the best cheapest way of getting the FULL retail OS!

At the very least you should be able to save 1/3 (or more) that of the original full retail price upgrading to the upgrade disk.
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A:BSOD twice in 24 hr period could be several things

Hi hunttom.

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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff960000eec6c, fffff8800913e070, 0}

Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!GetClassInfoEx+114 )

Followup: MachineOwner

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

An exception happened while executing a system service routine.
Arg1: 00000000c0000005, Exception code that caused the bugcheck
Arg2: fffff960000eec6c, Address of the instruction which caused the bugcheck
Arg3: fffff8800913e070, Address of the context record for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg4: 0000000000000000, zero.

Debugging Details:
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.

fffff960`000eec6c 488b00 mov rax,qword ptr [rax]

CONTEXT: fffff8800913e070 -- (.cxr 0xfffff8800913e070)
rax=7ffff900c00bef40 rbx=fffff900c06d59c0 rcx=0000000000000400
rdx=fffff900c06ccc60 rsi=000000006f8c0000 rdi=fffff8800913eb30
rip=fffff960000eec6c rsp=fffff8800913ea50 rbp=0000000077920000
r8=000000006f8c0000 r9=000000000000c30c r10=0000000000000000
r11=000000000000c30c r12=fffff900c21cfc20 r13=fffff8800913eb08
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000003e1e670
iopl=0 nv up ei pl nz na pe nc
cs=0010 ss=0018 ds=002b es=002b fs=0053 gs=002b ... Read more
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OS Name Microsoft - Windows XP Professional
OS Code Name - Whistler
OS Language - English (United States)
OS Kernel Type - Uniprocessor Free
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Do you mean EVALUATION ?

I have never heard a 180 day evaluation copy of xp before ?

where do you see this ?

some more info please

how long have you had your pc ?
did it come with xp ?
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did some one else install xp ?
did you just install a program, say another Microsoft product , such as office ?
did someone previously install office for you for free or at a great discount ?

I think this error is from anothe MS product on your pc that was "cracked "
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will not know for sure to you provide more answers

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Quote: Originally Posted by NSRacer

I have a very idiotic problem in which i start the PC, play for 20 minutes and then the computer starts to load it self for no reason. The CPU usage is close to 98% so i can't play no more. Same thing if i restart the PC, it works like a charm for 20 minutes then it slow's down.

Any ideas?

How about we start with your system specs.
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You can give Unlocker a try and see if it will delete the file or use it.
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My experience has been that Windows (file/folder) backup will continue to add to the existing backup set until at some point it decides to create an additional new backup set.
- A reimage will trigger a new backup set.
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you have Safe Start Sandbox and Identity Shield (that show the lock in the tray icon when you are active on your browser) , you can adjust the level abd create rules for the websites you visit.

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Hello pepanee,

This may be what you're after.

Lock Screen Timeout Period - Change in Windows 8
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