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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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The  laptop fan is running all the time, and the entire keyboard area (the bottom portion of the laptop) is hot to the touch. When running Task Manager to check usage, I'm consistently seeing a .NET optimization service running all the time.  I am not sure if this is what is causing this or not.
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For the first time we got a message about 1+ causes of effects on battery life. Windows 8 Lenovo laptop.
Where do we go from here:
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Can I downgrade the BIOS on a Lenovo T440p? The BIOS was just upgraded a month ago. Before then, I had no problems with my DVD drive, although I hardly ever used it. Now it's just not showing, not in Windows, nor in the BIOS. I thought the easiest thing to try would be to downgrade the BIOS to the previous version, which according to my update history, was version 2.43.1.2. But I cannot find it anywhere for download. I saw something online about doing some kind of factory reset in the BIOS for a different model. Is that something I can do with my model and would it cause problems? Would my operating system still be okay?
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This relatively new computer is an HP Pavilion x360 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM (1 DIMM).
Complete Specs:  https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04202035
According to this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bvIsI4QGEQ, it will accept 16 GB of RAM.
It apparently only has 4GB according to system properties and is running very slow under a Windows 10 64bit OS.
By the looks of the video, we may want to to have a shop put in the memory, but would like to come prepared with memory in hand.
We would like to buy two 8GB chips to give us the entire 16GB that it will take.
Suggestions for good pricing on memory for this particular unit and all the important specifications that are relevant to this unit are greatly appreciated.
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Does anyone have any thoughts or experiences with this company Xplore and their Laptops\ 2in1's ? https://www.xploretech.com/us/xpad-l10-rugged-hard-handle-tablet/

I have worked with HP\Panasonic and DELL toughbooks but never this copy. Any good to add to a network and pull data off of it and the specs looks a little undated.

Thoughts?
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How much of a 250 HDD is taken up with the op sys win 10 ?

Considering space issues before purchase of a laptop win a ssd of 250 gig
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When i typed S key, it should become like this:-
ssssssss

But, it become like this;- After the Beep sounds 2 to 3 times in the laptop, what could be the r̥ēāśōn
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I have several Lenovo Ideapad Flex 4-1480 model 80VD that I am running into charging issues.  Most of the time it is stating 0% available, plugged in but not charging.  I had another battery that I installed in this same laptop that was at 40% but when I put it in this laptop it too just drained down to 0% available, plugged in but not charging.  Laptop is running Windows 10 Enterprise.
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My husband has forgotten his password for packer bell notebook touch. How can we access the notebook? Have tried the alt and f10 keys but just brings us back to the login and password.
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Dell Inspiron 17 5748 replaced damaged screen with new OEM replacement.  Goes blank after Windows 10 boot.   Will work perfectly fine in BIOS setup.   Unable to determine why will not work after windows boot.  I need to use external monitor.   Tried pulling CMOS battery but did not help.
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I have a windows 10 PC that I want to remote access with a Chromebook.  I have tried many products to do this with and they all work and have different positives and negatives.  

I like the image quality of the RDP clients.  One of the biggest things missing on all but VNC is the two fingered scrolling using the Chromebook touch pad does not work.  

two questions....
1.  Is there a way to make the two fingered touch pad scrolling work from chrome to windows?  Possibly another rdp client?  
2.  Is there another remote access tool that has this feature besides vnc?
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Hello everyone,
 
3 years ago, had gotten an used Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro from Cowboom and was using it very sparingly.
 
Yesterday, as I was working on it, the system turned off by on its own and when I turned on the computer, this is what I see:





Would greatly appreciate thoughts on how we could go about fixing this issue. As far as I can tell, it looks like the SSD is malfunctioning / gone bad.

Will be removing / re-installing the SSD to see if that solves the problem and checking if the SSD would work on a different computer as an external drive.
 
Any tips/insights would be tremendously helpful. Thank you for your time.
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I have a user that is getting a strange text file every day and I can not track down where this is coming from. Can anyone help? It is filling up his C Drive. File is attached
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Hi

Has anyone else seen issues with Netlogon randomly stopping in Windows 10 build 1803 - its happening to lots of my users periodically - laptops imaged from syspreped image via WDS

I've tried setting the registry key for the service to automatic, however I don't think that's worked consistently

Anyone have any ideas?  Could it be AV related?  We're running Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows

Thanks

Jason
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We have a few end users that work remotely as traveling salesman. They are given laptops that are merely standalone, and are not joined to the domain.  They have installed Outlook 2016 without consulting with anyone in IT. Previous versions of Outlook allowed you to manually configure Outlook Anywhere, which, in turn, would allow them to connect to our Exchange 2010 SP3 server. As all of you know, the ability for this manual configuration was removed in Outlook 2016, and you must use Auto discover to receive to necessary configurations. However, we don't have an external Auto discover point configured. Nor is it likely to happen in the near future. My question is: Is there a feasible workaround? (other than POP3 or IMAP)
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How to find out the level of thunderbolt hardware support via a command line, or via a diagnostic utility.
Looking for anything that when run, will say something like, "Your system supports thunderbolt, etc, etc. and possibly gives more detailed hardware info.

This specially address a problem of detecting thunderbolt features on some of the newer Dell laptops, e7480/p5510/p5520.

I know that the e7480 has to be requested to have thunderbolt enabled for the USB-C port at time of purchase, but wondering if there is some type of diagnostic like Speccy that just tells you the hardware supports thunderbolt tech.

Sorry for sounding like I don't know what I'm talking about--cause I don't, lol
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Hi ,

I have Lenovo ThinkPad E450 with CPU Core I7-5500U and RAM 8 GB and i need to change the hard drive to ssd.

I need to know if it's compatible and i can see a deference in performance or not
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Mac laptops cannot map to printer

i have a mixed network between mac & windows laptops with a Windows 2008 Print server

when i try to browse to the windows server on the macs its not browsing - its unable to find that specific server
if i map the printer by IP address it does not print

Please help
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Hammer fell on it

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Hi,

I have an old Dell Latitude D630 laptop with Windows 10 installed.

The battery displays as 0% available (plugged in, not charging) when charger plugged into laptop.

When charger is plugged out from laptop, the laptop turns off.

I find that because the battery is always 0% that the laptop may be running slower.

Is there any setting to make the laptop run faster?

Thanks,
Robbie
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i have hp windows laptop and hp extended monitor

my laptop when i connect to power cord and remove from cord displays too bright to my eyes

how to keep default brightness value all the time

please advise
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I have a Lenovo t400 computer. It recently just popped up with a error 2100 hdd0 (hard disk drive) initialization error (1). I have no idea on how to fix it.
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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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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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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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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.