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Questions tagged [laptop]

Laptops (also called notebooks) are portable personal computers with an integrated screen and keyboard. They come in a variety of sizes.

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Upgrading my notebook's CPU to one more powerful yet more power consuming

I have a hardware question. My notebook is a Dell Inspiron 1470. I'd like to upgrade my CPU from the original one to a more powerful one but I wonder if the significantly bigger power consumption is ...
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Laptop battery detected intermittently but power is supplied

Situation: Laptop battery detected sometimes, gives power always, when detected can be charged. I wanted to ask what the problem could be and how to go about it. Battery is ThinkPad Battery 57++ (9 ...
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How to change the content of a text file when I don't have permission to redirect output nor use `sed -i`

I would like to change the brightness on my laptop by changing the content of the file /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness, but I can't figure out how to do it. I'm on Pop! _OS 18.04, ...
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Asus GL702VM Battery will not charge (plugged in, Charging) 1%

So here's the deal. This laptop has been nothing but a nightmare for me. I bought it over 2 years ago and it has been a pile since I got it. The lid scratches the screen, It's slow....like 3-4 min ...
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MSI Laptop monitor uses integrated graphics vice NVIDIA card

I have an MSI laptop with a 120hz-capable monitor and a NVIDIA GTX 1060. Unfortunately, the monitor is using the integrated graphics card for the display instead of the NVIDIA card. How do I force it ...
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Ubuntu not detecting battery on HP x2 210 G2

I've installed Ubuntu on this laptop (three flavours) after wiping the system of the original copy of Windows that it came with, and while it was mostly functional, one major aspect that concerned me ...
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Can I use my HP t620 Thin Client device as a Dock Station for laptop? [on hold]

At our workplace we use HP t620 thin clients for connecting to VDI systems. Few of us own laptops and face the problem of connecting laptops to peripherals every day we come in. Is it possible that we ...
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Bluetooth headset stuttering

I recently brought a OneAudio studio wireless headset but I have found that when I connect it to my laptop it stutters a lot. My laptop is a Lenovo G510 and uses Windows 10 I have also tried the ...
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Does leaving your laptop powered on unsuspended and moving it around risk damaging the hardware?

This is a very unscientific, and most-likely poorly phrased question (due to my complete lack of expertise) to be sure, but any responses will be greatly appreciated. My dad told me that walking ...
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ASUS Laptop screen briefly turns off when connect/remove power cord (with demo video)

I have no idea what is causing this truly bizarre problem. Whenever I connect or disconnect my power cable for my brand-new laptop, the screen briefly turns off (2-4 seconds). Its really annoying and ...
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**UPDATED**: Windows 10 Laptop problems: regular small freezes, boots on BIOS and makes BSODs

I have this setup: Monitor(s): Before: Double AOC 23inches Full HD, Model I2369Vm Now: One AOC 27inches 4K, Model U2777PQU Computer: MSI GS60-2PC Ghost Laptop, out since summer 2014 Computer's ...
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Is it possible to trash a BIOS chip while updating it?

I've an old Dell XPS Studio 1340 laptop, with BIOS version A11, that abruptly announced that it couldn't recognise its battery, and it stopped charging.. Reading that a BIOS update could help I got ...
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Which incident could have caused the boot order to fall back to some default?

One fine day I powered on my laptop, typed in my lock password, and received a dialogue window from the BIOS that something had failed. This is my bad: I did not write down exactly what this was ...
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Vulnerabilities of IT system due to hardware? [closed]

Is there any relation between specific hardware (like specific kind of cpu etc) or laptop manufacturing brands and the hacked environments runned on ? This can be measured in any way like stolen datas ...
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Thunderbolt 3 hub not powering up on a certain port

I've recently purchased a USB Type-C hub and it worked great under Windows and Ubuntu on my HP Spectre x360 (late-2017 I believe). Until yesterday, when I noticed a warning from Windows' defense ...

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