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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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Connect PC to Laptop Monitor possible?

I want to buy a PC and build it by myself. I can't buy a monitor now but maybe after 30-40 days from building the PC. I have a Laptop but it has only VGA and DP Ports. There is DVI and HDMI Ports ...
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AMD GPU stops working after waking from sleep

I play Counter-Strike: Source, which runs using Valve's Half-Life 2 engine. When I put my laptop to sleep (by shutting the lid), and then wake it up and log back in, the GPU stops working. By that I ...
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Can i improve gaming experience on my laptop by adding an external GPU or graphics card?

I have an Acer Aspire E5- 575G Signature Edition Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200 CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.70GHz RAM: 8.00GB With a NVIDIA GeForce 940MX I've been getting notifications, that my system ...
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Can I remove and use laptop's wifi card and internal antenna on desktop build w/Asus Gene V mPCIe Combo Card?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but let's give it a shot. My friend recently bought a used desktop build with Asus Gene V motherboard(link below) that comes with a mPCIe Combo Card ...
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Batteries in laptops

I'm working with a customer that wants their Dell XPS M1730 fixed (I already tried convincing them that they should just get a new computer, but they are adamant on keeping this one). They were having ...
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DisplayLink vs Plugable vs Generic USB-VGA adaptor Performance [on hold]

I am a new owner of Dell 7567 and planned to connect two external monitors to it, but unfortunately, the manufacturer only provided one HDMI port. So I google about it, and just found out that there ...
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ThinkPad T450s: Why only cool one of two dies?

I recently took apart my laptop to replace its SSD, and also ended up replacing the heat sink compound because of elevated temperatures (and thus fan speed and noise). But it is obvious that there ...
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How to turn off/on laptop screen only with a specific keyboard shortcut on Windows 7

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad x220t tablet laptop, and to extend battery life I want to turn it's LCD on and off manually with a keyboard shortcut when I desire. Surfing on the internet I came across many ...
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Laptop stuck on HP logo screen after BIOS update

I recently got notified about a new BIOS update for my laptop, which I successfully downloaded and installed, only to discover that my computer won't boot after restarting. It gets stuck at the HP ...
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Laptop won't boot and charger won't work

Last night when I went to shut down my laptop, only the "install updates then shutdown" option was available and the usual "shut down" option wasn't there. I decided to just go ahead and choose it, ...
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Abnormal voltage range and frequency activity on Intel 8550U

I have recently purchased a secondhand/refurbished HP laptop with i7-8550U CPU and MX 150 GPU. The first thing I noticed is that it runs unreasonably slow on games, much slower than my other i7-8550U +...
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Audio device is disapeared from my laptop from any OS

I have a Asus KSeries laptop and today I have faced this issue that audio device is disapeared from the list of pci devices and is not available any more, even it is not avaiable inside other ...
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Windows 10 Rerouting Audio Projection

My audio jack is unusable. I was using my headphones, and dropped my laptop while my headphones were still connected in my laptop. The headphone cord is now stuck in the audio jack of the computer. I ...
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All my opened windows and apps disappeared, then I did Ctrl+Shft+T and then a screen SLIDES from the left containing all my opened windows?

so i accidentally pressed a bunch of random keys. Then the screen showed all my stuff disappeared, just a desktop, so i opened my browser and did that above mentioned shortcut, which usually restores ...
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Laptop crashes all time

Ever since I got my laptop, it crashes all the time: The screen starts to become 'colourful' (small colourful squares instead of of the normal screen); The speakers start to buzz; I have no control ...

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