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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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Can my power cord w/ transformer or the 3.5 inch enclosure harm my 2,5 inch hard disk drive (HDD)?

I got two enclosures suitable for both 3.5 inch and 2.5 inch HDDs. It says on the outside they need 12 Volts and 2 ampere (2000 mA) which, imho, is the same thing. Their power cords+transformator ...
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Is a Laptop able to boot from a dual M.2 SATA SSD Adapter or does the BIOS have to support it?

I would like to buy a Dual M.2 SATA SSD Adapter for my laptop. The Laptop is a Panasonic CF-53 MK1. Would the Laptop be able to boot from both M.2 SSDs then or does the BIOS have to support this dual ...
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Dell Laptop Fan constantly running when ACPI extensions are off - Linux

I have a strange ongoing problem with my laptop. It's a single-core CPU with a top speed of 1.6Ghz and I use it for everything including programming old custom hardware through serial and parallel ...
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Adding a GPU to an HP laptop

I am considering to buy a new HP laptop. I intend to install Ubuntu and use it mostly for office works, but, I also want to practice high-end parallel computations on a GPU (e.g. cryptocoin mining. My ...
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MSI GE63VR 7RE Raider display flickering [closed]

so my laptop's display suddenly started flickering out of blue, it was on my desk and I was playing a game. this is a new laptop (~ 4 month old :) it doesn't always happen, it just comes and goes ...
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Laptop battery stuck at 48% but won't charge or operate after 1 year of use

I have a Dell Latitude E6440 my laptop battery (battery type: 71R31) stays at 48%. However, I can't charge it or even operate my laptop without the power adapter! Windows says that the battery is not ...
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Frequent BSODs immediately after waking laptop up from sleep

After upgrading to Windows 10 1709, I started noticing that my computer was having more bluescreens and it always happened immediately after waking it up from sleep. I have a laptop connected to a ...
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What physical/logical interface does my laptop's SSD have?

I have a Dell XPS 12 laptop (sometimes referenced as model 9Q33, bought in the UK), and information about the SSD's logical/physical interface and compatibility is very conflicted. According to ...
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An alternative means to charge my lap top

The battery in my lap top will not charge at all using a regular charger. When I plug the charger in nothing happens. Once the battery life runs out I will no longer be able to use the lap top. Is ...
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Repeated attempts to turn on a laptop after a small water spill

Earlier in the day, I spilled a bit of water near my laptop while it was in use, I quickly dried the table off, and after looking at my laptop and cleaning off a bit of water residue, I continued to ...
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HDMI 1.4 and 2560x1080

I'm thinking about buying external monitor (LG 29UM59-P) which will be used with my laptop. The only problem I have is it's 21:9 ratio. My laptop is Lenovo v310-15 with build-in Intel HD Graphics 520 (...
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Laptop powers off when unplugged after replacing hard drive, but system still detects battery

I have performed HDD swap for new SSD on my Acer Aspire ES1-311 laptop. During disassembly I disconnected the battery by pushing button directly on my mobo and then unplugged the cables from the ...
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How to solder PS2 input to laptops internal PS2 bus?

My laptop does not have an external PS2 input. I would like to: disconnect my built-in keyboard from the internal PS/2 interface solder an external PS/2* port to that interface connect external PS/2* ...
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Why is my laptop not turning on my external monitors when being plugged into a docking station?

Laptop: Dell Precision 5220 running Ubuntu 16.04 Docking Station: Dell (can't find any more info on it), connects with thunderbolt. Monitors: 2x Benq Senseye 3, Model # GL2670-B BIOS Version: 1.9.4 ...
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Laptop hit the floor. How do I connect to WiFi now that WiFi detection seems to be damaged?

Laptop hit the floor. It's difficult if not already impossible to connect to WiFi. Sometimes laptop can detect WiFi, particularly the one at home, but the signal is usually weak. Sometimes it shows ...

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