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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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What is the Reason Of this Strange Behaviour of my Keyboard

I have an Asus Rog laptop. I accidentally spilt soda on it a few months back. While the laptop itself has no problems right now, the keyboard is behaving very oddly. A few keys don't work and I know ...
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Fitting a laptop inside a pc case to improve cooling performance?

Tl;Dr version: From my understanding, stripping off the plastic shell from the back of laptop, which would expose the heatsink and fan, and adding a couple of desktop fans pointing at the laptop ...
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Do you think how we carry laptop affects its internal components? [closed]

So last year my laptop hdd failed and then after 1 year new one failed too. It runs sometimes but makes a click sound and stops working. especially if I move the laptop while its on hdd will stop ...
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Temperature, performance and crashing issues with new Dell Inspiron 15 3576

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 15 3576 laptop with: 8GB of RAM. AMD Radeon 520 with 2GB. Intel core I7-8550u.(8th gen) running Windows 10 pro. But its slow, and once, I was playing "Sleeping Dogs" ...
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How to use F3 function key on dell inspiron 13 laptop?

I have a new dell 13 laptop... Every time I try to press F3 on new dell laptop it turns up the volumn on speaker instead of sending F3 to the current application running. (The is the dell laptop ...
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ASUS monitor continually blinks blue 'no signal' when windows turns screen off

This annoyance has been happening since I bought the monitor 8 months ago and any research has not turned up this specific problem. The model of my ASUS monitor specifically is the PB258Q and is ...
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BIOS doesn't update the “Boot device options” list

I am having a problem with my Laptop booting into Windows. TL;DR: The BIOS doesn't detect any connected devices as bootable, and the boot device options list contains entries that are not connected. ...
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Diagnosing dead laptop motherboard [closed]

This may be a better question for the EE forum, but here goes. Dell Inspiron 5000 17" laptop. The user dropped a heavy object on the keyboard, immediately the laptop went off and won't power back on....
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Laptop screen starts blinking when on cooling pad

I have Asus Vivobook Pro N580VD, I have the latest drivers installed, when I check the graphic cards from device manager it says they work properly, I made stress test to the CPU and GPU etc. etc. - ...
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How can I restore a Dell Latitude E6410 back to Factory Settings/By pass Bit Locker Encryption?

I have just been given a Dell Latitude E6410. The Laptop has not been used in a while, though still loads etc. The Laptop has the Bit Locker Encryption installed. Neither myself nor the original ...
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How can I boot Windows 10 from my HDD located in caddy?

Intro: My laptop is DELL Inspiron 5720. I had a single slot for HDD in my laptop with Windows 10 installed on it. Then, I replaced my "old" HDD with a SSD. But instead of my ODD, I installed a caddy ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 don't cooperate with 2 additional monitors

My Dell XT3 (256 SSD, i5-2520m, 8GB DDR3) doesn't cooperate with 2 additional monitors - TV Sharp (on HDMI) + some old AOC monitor (on VGA). He cooperate with both of that devices separately, but if ...
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Microphone works even though it is disabled in the Device Manager

I'm running Windows 10, and I have a microphone that I do not want to use. I disabled the microphone in the Device Manager. When I checked, I found that it still worked. My laptop has no other ...
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Windows 7 Installation via USB on MSI GV62 8RD-200US: CD/DVD device driver is missing

No matter what I try, I can’t seem to get Windows 7 installed on my MSI GV62 8RD-200US laptop. It’s brand new and came preinstalled with windows 10. I want to dual boot it with Windows 7 because I ...
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Changing keyboard layout of a laptop

In many Dell laptops, the Home, End, PgUp and PgDn buttons are combined with the arrow keys, so to press one of them you have to press Fn+Arrow; see bottom-right of the figure: This is very ...

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