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A laptop or notebook is a portable personal computer with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use. Although originally there was a distinction between laptops and notebooks, the former being bigger and heavier than the latter, there is often no longer any difference. Laptops are commonly used in a variety of settings, such as at work, in education, and for personal multimedia. A laptop combines the components, inputs, outputs and capabilities of a desktop computer, including the display screen, speakers, a keyboard, and pointing devices (such as a touchpad or trackpad) into a single unit. The device can be powered either from a rechargeable battery or by mains electricity from an AC adapter.

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What URLs can I go to so I can look up the warranty info for Microsoft Surface laptops?
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Hi, my laptop requires that I use the function key in combination with either F6, F7, or F8 to control my volume on Windows 10.  My other laptop doesn't require the use of the function key.  This is a Samsung Notebook Model BR8GSMT.  Is there a way to avoid the use of the function key?  Thanks
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Hi Guys,

We've had a couple of Dell notebooks freeze without reason.
All of these have Windows 10 installed.

Upon investigation we found a reference to KB4338819 in the event logs.
It seems that when this update is trying to install, it freezes up the workstation completely.

The user then restart his/her machine, where after a couple of minutes the same occurs.

Anyone with a similar experience, or possible solution?
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I need to remove all proxy settings from users computers(laptops) via group policy so that they can by pass the proxy when at home.
I had a doc before that stepped through all the steps to get this done but I cant seem to find it. It would remove the check box for the proxy thus greying out the proxy address.
This way the users could use their laptops at home and be able to get onto the internet.
It had me setting up 3 registry settings in the GPO:
proxyenable
proxy server
proxy override

Any help for this would be appreciated.
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Turned on my HP Probook (win 7 pro) laptop and all I get is a white cursor.  Been like that for about an hour.  Safe mode the same thing.  Did a system restore back to the 7th of July and I still get the cursor.  Any ideas on what to try?
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I have a Bell (my ISP) 2000 modem/router.  It is connected directly to the PC beside it by way of an ethernet cable.  This modem/router sends a wireless signal throughout the house.  The wifi signal is picked up by other PCs, laptops, tablets and 3 televisions.  I would like to setup a simple home network for my PCs, laptops and tablets.
How do I do this?  I would like to do this without disrupting the existing wifi system throughout the house.
Thanks,
Capreol
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I have an HP Wireless Printer that connects after rebooting my laptop and printer but it then loses connection. My macbook pro and desktop mac cannot find it after it disconnects. I have the same printer in another location and it works just fine.

I have downloaded the HP software: HP Easy Start.  Even that program cannot find the printer most of the time. When it finds it, it appears to connect but then it loses the connection.

HP Laser Jet Pro MFP M426fdw
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I am looking for a laptop for university specifically computer science major i have done a lot of research and still can't decide my best option from those.
1. Dell XPS 13 (16GB Ram, 512 SSD)
2. Dell XPS 15 9560 (16GB RAM, 512 SSD)
3. Lenovo YOGA 720 (16GB RAM. 512 SSD)
4. Dell XPS 9575 (16GB RAM, 256 SSD)
5. HP Spectre
6. ASUS Zenbook Pro
If you could please rank them from best to worst according to my needs and add any suggestions I would really appreciate it. Thanks in Advance
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I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon Type 20FB (4th Gen) that will not boot into windows, it hangs after loading aswbidsha.sys .  When trying to boot to the Windows 7 Pro CD it displays a black screen with a white responsive mouse pointer.  Keyboard does not appear to be responsive.  I also experience this same behavior when trying to boot to a Windows Defender Offline USB drive.  Lenovo hardware diagnostics pass.  When pressing f11 from BIOS interrupt to repair it loads windows and gives black screen, no mouse.  I used to use UBCD but my USB UBCD drives BSOD now as it has been a very long time since I used them.  I am of course trying to avoid telling client we need to reset and install new, he has data backed up but no image.  Any suggestions?  Thank you!
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A user's Windows 10 computer bluescreened a couple hours ago.

The details of this crash are listed below.

What methods can I use to troubleshoot this issue and determine what can be done to prevent the computer from blue screening in the future?

Also, what are the best utilities for analyzing the C:\Windows\Memory.dmp file to help solve this issue

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000154 (0xffffa5093359a000, 0xffffe70d26fbdfb0, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: b6892ebf-0c78-4dbe-9962-97c5260e3e78.

BSOD messageReliability history
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I want to setup a single scope to hand out addresses to all of my student laptops....640+ laptops.

Using Windows 2008r2 server.

Is that possible?  

Thanks!
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Trying to get an original (or close to original) X284G Battery for our Dell Inspiron 1525 and stumbled across quite a few options on eBay.

This seller seems to be receiving quite a bit of good reviews for this particular battery model:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/252945012075

I'm not a shill and not trying to promote this product and just wondering what other options/places/products that you guys would recommend if it were you.

Thank you for your time.
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I need advice in setting up a Windows 10 Lab that resides on a domain.  All the computers will have the same login.  Its a lab for kids so you can imagine they will be trying to get onto bad stuff a lot.  Btw, all the computers are laptops, if that has any bearing.  At first I was thinking that maybe I need to get a software called deepfreeze so that the computer is new after each restart, but on second thought I'm thinking that I need to give the users a restricted account where they are able to not change much of anything.  Is there any way I can do this from Windows 2008 server and set a tight group policy or profile that would allow the least amount of changes to the computer?  Can I also create something that prevents them from saving documents or changing the browser settings?
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Hi everyone,

I have a Dell  Inspiron 7548 laptop using Windows 10. Every since I purchased it, it has been slow to boot up and this has gotten worse over the last year of having it. It has 12GB of ram, i7 chip so I am not sure why it is so slow to boot up and slow when I restore it when I open it up after sleep. Any help on how to bring it up to speed would be greatly appreciated. I have already defragmented the hard drive and used Malwarebytes to check for spyware.

Thank you,

Derek
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6 inch extender for audio/mic

mic stops working when I use it
audio continues working

maybe if I bought a more expensive wire extender both audio & mic would work

I Tried cell phone. audio works. mic does not work


computer has one hole for both audio & mic
computer
I want the extender cord to allow me to use mic on computer
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I cant find the homegroup on either of my 2 laptops at all.
when I search I get offered go do a sync
How do I create homegroups or what do I need to do so
that the homegroup options Is available to work with?
what  or where do any settings or options need changed?
HELP
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I have a clients Toshiba C660 Laptop and they have lost the BIOS password.

Does anyone know of a method to reset this?
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Hello everyone,

I have no idea how this laptop developed a cracked screen and have been using it for the past two years but just wondering if we could get the screen replaced as the touch screen functionality doesn't work on the left side of the crack.

Anyway, contacted Dell support regarding this and their recommended part number DT2CR costs a total of $221 which is obviously a very expensive replacement for an old laptop.

Could someone recommend something similar at Amazon or eBay? That would be tremendously helpful.

Thank you so very much for your time.





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A Windows 10 user experiences latency while working with more than 3 Excel spreadsheets at the same time.

This user's laptop is plugged into power, has an M.2 SATA drive, and has 8 GB of RAM.

However, when trying to copy or move data between these Excel spreadsheets, the spreadsheets will hang and become unresponsive for several seconds.

All Windows and Office updates have been installed. We have also cleared temporary and temporary internet files and have made sure that the hard drive isn't fragmented.

These spreadsheets are only 30 KB - 200 KB in size and are saved to the local hard drive.

What can be done to improve this system's performance so that it will stop having this problem and will be more responsive?
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I have 3 laptops that will be connecting to my network through a secure VPN. I need access to my server and on premise exchange server. The IP of the server on the laptop side in the VPN has been NAT'd so its a different ip. i am able to view shared printers and folders on this server from the laptops. as far as exchange goes. how do i connect to my exchange. we have exchange 2013 server and and office 2016. we can setup our pop3 on the laptop no problem but that wont cut it. can i connect to Exchange by the IP
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serial on old laptop that works with device looks like this 1 plugserial on old laptop that works with device looks like this 1 plug

asus
Is there external serial port

like a cd drive that plugs into usb
or hard drive that plugs into wall and usb

usb to serial
ethernet to serial
hdmi to serial

does not work with this rare old device

i want to plug into wall to provide power

if there is no other way to run serial using this laptop then the answer is "no"
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Yesterday I was asked to fix the time on an almost new HP notebook, which was about 10 hours out. The notebook runs Win10 and I am logged in as Administrator.

Trying to set the time in the normal way (clicking on the clock or going to Settings) gets me to the correct screen, but then, Settings prevents me from changing anything. The time zone setting shows blank. Part of the settings are below the window, and I cannot scroll down. It even prevents me from going anywhere else in Regional Settings. If I go to Region & Language Settings then I can adjust things there, but, as soon as I click on Date & Time, Settings is locked again, and I cannot even go back to the previous screen.

Any idea how I get around this? I won't get access to the notebook again until next week, so I thought I'd get some ideas in the meantime.

I have "fixed" it for now by going into the BIOS and setting the time there. I don't know what will happen if the clock drifts slowly - will internet time correct it? Will it adjust for daylight saving?

How do I unlock Win10's Time & Date Settings?
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I bought a Dell U3415 Ultrasharp Ultrawide monitor and connected it to my laptop HP Spectre 360 via HDMI. The monitor is great, however... When the computer goes into the screen saving mode, the laptop starts to continuously exude chimes typical of what we hear when we connect a new device, like insert a USB flash key. That goes on indefinitely until the computer is woken up from the screen saving mode or the HDMI cable is disconnected. It does not matter whether the lid of the laptop is open or closed. I have replaced the monitor with another one of the same model, that has not changed anything. I use Win 10 Pro.  Any suggestions? As a last-ditch measure, I would be willing to turn the chimes off entirely, if I knew how to do it. Any suggestions? Thank you.
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why does my laptop keeps on getting stuck on boot up process and doesn't load even the O.S itself? It does this continuously and is so annoying. Please  help?
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Dell 7xxx series laptops with built in cams running Win10,  Is there a way to control the default behaviour when plugging in USB external camera (Logitech Pro 2 Conference cam) so it becomes the default Skype4Business default camera without having to set it up manually through the Skype4Business menus.
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Laptops Notebooks

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A laptop or notebook is a portable personal computer with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use. Although originally there was a distinction between laptops and notebooks, the former being bigger and heavier than the latter, there is often no longer any difference. Laptops are commonly used in a variety of settings, such as at work, in education, and for personal multimedia. A laptop combines the components, inputs, outputs and capabilities of a desktop computer, including the display screen, speakers, a keyboard, and pointing devices (such as a touchpad or trackpad) into a single unit. The device can be powered either from a rechargeable battery or by mains electricity from an AC adapter.