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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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I have had 2 HP Laptops 450 series that are blue screening.
Any thoughts?
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Hi,
The business I contract to want to copy what is on the local desktop for laptops.
The script I create would be run at least once a day so it copies to an offline folder which can sync next time they are in the network.
They only want user generated information. For example no icons.

I have tried vbscript:
strFolder = "c:\users\SYG\Desktop"
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder(strFolder)
For Each objFile In objFolder.Files
      strExtension = objFSO.GetExtensionName(objFile.Name)
      If Not(strExtension = "lnk") Then
      objFSO.Copyfile objFile.Path, "c:\offlineshare\Desktop\"
      End If
Next
 
This works fine and doesn't copy icons. However it is based around the files directly in the desktop folder I have directed it to.
So if a user puts a folder on the desktop it doesn't capture what is inside.

This vbscript copies everything on the desktop including icons. I thought maybe I could even then delete icons when they arrived at the destination, but this weird thing happens where it copies what is in the recycle bin?

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
strFolder = "c:\users\SYG\Desktop"
objFSO.CopyFolder strFolder, "c:\offlineshare\desktop"

I prefer powershell and it is easy enough to create a copy script:

Copy-Item -Path C:\users\syg\Desktop -Destination c:\offlineshare\desktop -recurse -force

And I can't stop it copying the recycle bin.

Robocopy works fine too but I can't …
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When i unplug the power ribbon cable and plug it back in the computer powers on but as soon as i put to top back on the computer turns off
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I'm running a Toshiba Portege z30 and have a display issue. It's hard to explain without a photo so I have attached one for review. The screen starts breaking up into multiple black boxes at random. I've sent it back to Toshiba repair but the issue still persists. Anyone experience this before?
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What the  P/N or Option thats goes


from HDMI to > VGA ? P/N

or

Mini display to >  VGA?  P/N

I need to hook up the PC to a VGA screen

ThinkPad P71
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Ordered this PC and customer is expecting a Pic card reader ...

Is a - "Smart Card Reader" what he is getting

This is the spec

- Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.80GHz)
- Windows 10 Pro 64
- Windows 10 Pro 64 WE (EN/FR/DE/NL/IT)
- 17.3" FHD (1920x1080), anti-glare, IPS
- 16GB DDR4 2400MHz SODIMM
- NVIDIA Quadro M620 2GB
- With Color Sensor
- 720p HD Camera with Microphone
- Keyboard with Number Pad - UK English
- 3+3BCP, Fingerprint Reader,Color Sensor
- Integrated Fingerprint Reader
- Hardware dTPM2.0 Enabled
- Hardware dTPM
- 1TB 5400rpm HDD
- DVD Burner, 9.5mm high, fixed
- 1TB
- Smart Card Reader
- 8 Cell Li-Ion Battery 96Wh
- 170W AC Adapter - UK(3pin)
- Intel Dual Band Wireless AC(2x2) 8265, Bluetooth Version 4.1
- WWAN
- Integrated Mobile Broadband upgradable
- 17.3" FHD IPS eDP (1920x1080), 300nit, Non-Touch, 2D-Camera, Color Sensor, WLAN/WWAN
- Publication - WE (FR/GE/IT/DU/EN)
- Think 3 Year On-site
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I'm looking to buy a new laptop. I want it to be light and to use for .Net development. It needs to be light.

On my current laptop, I have:  VS 2013 and VS2015 (community), SQL 2014 and SQL 2016 (developer editions)

1. No Toshiba. I already have one and don't like it. It's not for development.  I got it maybe 4 yrs ago.

2. I have a gaming laptop. It's MSI but it's so heavy and running out of disk space when I installed SQL 2016.

3. At work, we have Dell laptops. Seems like a good laptop but screen is too small. At my previous job, my coworker had Surface but again, the screen was too small. I think 15 inch screen would be good.

4. I know I need SSD and i7 processor
Is this a good one? Any recommendations?
Dell Latitude E7470 Business Ultrabook 14 Inch i7-6600U 16GB DDR4 Windows 10 Pro (256G)
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I have a laptop that is running terrible!!!  I'm trying to figure out if it's worth the time/money to try to upgrade it, or is it just too old and time to get a new machine???
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Hi there,

I am using a hybrid tablet pc with windows 10 (with Dockable keyboard and trackpad) however, when I close the table in laptop mode the screen does not shut off and go into sleep mode like it used to I have tried changing settings in the power management screen to no avail. Is there a way to force this in the registry? I have heard that this could be an issue with intel engine management and there are suggestions to roll back to a previous driver I have not attempted this suggested solution yet
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Customer is asking and I don't have the spec to hand


Hanks
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Hello everyone,
I have a few Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and a couple of them run really hot.  It usually happens when starting up for the first time that the Surface Pro 4 will run hot and the fan is running constantly for about 20-30 minutes.  Then it seems to regulate and operate normally.
Should this be happening?  Is it possibly hardware or software driven?
Nothing really shows up in the event logs that stands out.
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Just got a new ZBOOK G4 and i added my old sata HHD (that was on my old ZBOOK) but somehow the HHD is not detected in the BIOS ... is there anything special we need to do on the hardware in order for the second drive to work ... (other than placing the HHD in the caddy and place the drive inside the laptop of course)
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Hi

we have mulitple machines running Windows 8.1 , those machines are their respective OUs in AD and there was a policy created for them to point towards our WSUS server onsite to get their updates, up until this month the machines were receiving them correctly, this month however multiple machines are stuck on 99% in WSUS,  once we check the details of the updates we see that the same 3 updates for the windows 8.1 machines will not install, we have marked them for removal and set a specific deadline but the deadline passed and still the machines status do not change and remain at 99%, can anyone please advise?

the three updates -

KB4025336
KB4025333
KB4025252
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Would it be possible to use an external webcam and headset for any type of ultraportable to use for Skype calls, providing it has Windows 10?:
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What kind of adapter is needed to connect two external monitors to a Lenovo Yoga 720-131kb laptop?

Is it possible to do this without having to purchase a port replicator? If so what kind of adapter is needed?
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We're talking an ASUS net book (tablet  that can detach from small keyboard) Modal T100H Mobile Dock.

Somehow I have managed to turn on the number lock so that instead of a "j" I get a "4 or some such, and so on for the letter set that prints numbers when you set it to. Except that I did not do that intentionally.

There is NO number lock key on the keyboard.

In case you did not get that, let me repeat it....THERE IS NO NUMBER LOCK KEY ON THE KEYBOARD!

I say this only because I did some searches and found that as the answer.

So experts, what's the solution?
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Micro pc vr laptop in a case where the difference in design does not make a difference [I understand that a micro is designed to be in a office and a laptop on the go, but in some cases this does not make a difference and there is no need for a monitor and keyboard] is there any pro on a micro pc over a laptop?
(In price thy seem to be about the same)
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Trying to install KB4025341 (on various machines).
This is based on Win7 64 bit - up till now the latest patches and drivers all installed.

Issue is quite simple update downloads - goes through the installation process - then fails.
This is the same when downloading the standalone version.

Logged in - each time as Administrator.
Windows errors on update failure equally vague.

Any help would be gratefully received...I have about 40 of these failing.....
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Hi guys,

I have a single excel file which i like to open but i am having issue when i click to open my file as i received this message below?

"We found a problem with some content in "file name". Do you want us to to try to recover as much as we can? If you trust the source of this workbook, click Yes?"

So when i click Yes - Microsoft Excel (office 365 my version) will try to recover and indeed it opens but some tabs are not there or contents or sheets (or tabs in excel). I have about 10 sheets in excel and almost all the sheets comes back with no contents.

What would be a solution to this?

Regards,
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Over the course of 5 years, my marriage has deteriorated considerably due to my spouse's extreme secretiveness (he's a quad Scorpio, for those in the know).  Recently, I needed a new laptop so he purchased one at Costco for me but after much digging around, I have found that not only am I not the administrator of my own damn laptop, but there are 3 other "users" showing up that have access to a network that I am excluded from.  In addition to that, everyone else belongs to a workgroup and a homegroup that I am refused access to.  I can't begin to express the depth of my anger but I assure you it is off the charts.

My spouse claims complete and utter ignorance, yet makes no effort to look into it and is not even remotely concerned about the situation.  Clearly, he is suspect.  I don't know crap about computers but I'm not an idiot, either.  I confiscated his laptop and refuse to give it back to him until I figure it out.  Problem is that I'm running out of time (I've decided to move out and divorce him) but I can't give up until I get answers.  It is literally killing me.  Anyway, if someone - anyone - can help me identify what I'm seeing, I would be beyond grateful.  I just want to move on with my life but I need closure desperately.  This man is trying to alter my reality with his gaslighting, completely disregarding how damaging it is to one's psyche.

I can get a list of downloaded programs - all done over a 24-hour period - that might point the way to a more …
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asus specs
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Please tell me how I should identify this computer so I copy paste the words you tell me

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computer purchased 5 months ago
battery died
I tried restarting many times
less charge and then eventually stopped.
No battery detected now.
How would I get a new battery
No warranty was purchased at store
But maybe manufacturer has warranty
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I have brand new unused HP Notebook 15-ay196nr computer.  I setup windows password on this computer about a year ago.  

I can't recall the password.  How do I use this computer?  I'm at the windows password prompt?
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Is it safe to plug 90 watt power adapter directly into a Lenovo T440 laptop?

Or can this power adapter only be used and plugged into a port replicator?
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Is it safe to plug 90 watt power adapter directly into a Lenovo T450 laptop?

Or can this power adapter only be used and plugged into a port replicator?
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Hello Guys,

I am trying to figure out why this laptop is so slow and sluggish even though it got pretty high specs:

OS Name      Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Version      10.0.15063 Build 15063
Other OS Description       Not Available
OS Manufacturer      Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer      LENOVO
System Model      20GQ000EUS
System Type      x64-based PC
System SKU      LENOVO_MT_20GQ_BU_Think_FM_ThinkPad P40 Yoga
Processor      Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz, 2808 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date      LENOVO R05ET70W (1.48), 2017-02-23
SMBIOS Version      2.8
Embedded Controller Version      1.25
BIOS Mode      UEFI
BaseBoard Manufacturer      LENOVO
BaseBoard Model      Not Available
BaseBoard Name      Base Board
Platform Role      Mobile
Secure Boot State      On
PCR7 Configuration      Binding Possible
Windows Directory      C:\WINDOWS
System Directory      C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device      \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale      Canada
Hardware Abstraction Layer      Version = "10.0.15063.0"
Time Zone      Mountain Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM)      16.0 GB
Total Physical Memory      15.9 GB
Available Physical Memory      9.24 GB
Total Virtual Memory      18.2 GB
Available Virtual Memory      7.42 GB
Page File Space      2.38 GB
Page File      C:\pagefile.sys
Device Encryption Support      Reasons for failed automatic device encryption: Hardware Security Test Interface failed and device is not InstantGo
Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions      Yes
Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions      Yes
Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in…
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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.