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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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Lenovo Laptop Shutdown, sleep and hibernate issues

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. Its old. I'm having a issue in it. Windows 10: When I shutdown the screen turns off but the lights stay on. When I sleep, it doesn't wake up and when I hibernate it, it ...
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How to disable “5 seconds power button shut off” on a laptop?

I know this is a pretty dangerous action to do but I'd like to disable the (hardware?) feature that immediately shuts the computer down when you hold the power button for 5 seconds or so. I have an ...
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How to disable trackpad for HP Elitebook 840 G5

As the question states, I am simply trying to disable my touchpad on my HP laptop. So I think this is very specific for the HP Elitebook 840 G5 as I have tried the following generic methods to ...
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Download apps on Bluestacks with LAN only

I am wondering if there is a way to download Bluestacks apps without an Internet connection? My laptop only has a LAN connection.
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USB 3.0 flash drive doesn't work on laptop but works on other PCs

I have SanDisk flash drive which is not recognized at all in any port on my laptop but it works on other devices. I've tried to format it as exfat, fat32 and ntfs but nothing works. When the thumb ...
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530U4C Power Connecter component peeled off from the board

I have a 530u4c laptop while unplugging the power connector cable i peeled off the connector legs of the component from the board and the motherboard does not get power right now. Is it possible to ...
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Cooling laptop with an external table fan [closed]

I have a DELL M4400 precision laptop and it heats up pretty quickly when I watch YouTube videos (or any videos online for that matter). In order to reduce the heat, I made the laptop sit over a laptop ...
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Windows laptop blue screens after waking from sleep

Hardware/Operating System: Lenovo Yoga 720 running Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu The Issue: After waking my computer from sleep I am greeted by a blue screen with the error PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA....
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Prevent windows 10 from sleeping for next lid closing only

Sometimes I let my computer (Lenovo laptop under Windows 10) do stuff that takes a while (e.g. scientific computation). When it does that, I would like to be able to close its lid without it going to ...
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Laptop won't boot after Windows 10 update (No HDD activity, No Display and Won't even show BIOS screen)

My laptop had problems before I installed windows 10. But before I install the latest update that I downloaded windows warned me that my device may be risked because it is out of date but I still ...
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Laptop Repair. Black Screen until boot

Talking about HP 15-b151sv Got a laptop for a repair and as a technician it's the first time of my life getting a problem like that. I got the laptop which screen starts and shows image only when ...
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URGENT - How to fix a broken laptop charger/tell whether its the port? [closed]

I still use my old laptop (asus r500v, ~4-5 years old) for work and university so I have a huge problem now: when I plugged in the charger it made a short buzzing sound and noe it isnt charging ...
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My HP laptop and its charger are becoming incompatible

My HP power adapter (19.5 Volts) is unable to charge my laptop (HP 15G-BR016TX). These are the symptoms of the charging issue: 99% of charging attempts will not work. Rarely, however, it does work. ...
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Is the 40% - 80% laptop battery rule still relevant?

In 2013, the wire reported that you should plug in when the laptop battery gets to 40%, and unplug when it gets to 80%. Quoting from the article: For example, Battery University states that a ...
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Can I use a USB-C laptop dock with a USB-A to USB-C connector on a laptop that DOES NOT support USB-C docks

This is a frustrating one for me. I have an acer SF314-52 and I absolutely love it. One thing is really grinding my gears however; It's the USB-C port. Specifically, it's compatibility with USB-C ...

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