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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 are my encryption options (hardware and software) for Thinkpad laptops specifically T540p and T560s models. We would prefer hardware encryption but open to ideas if there are better options. Thank you in advance for any input!
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Good day everyone,I   am still new to the windows multipoint server 2012,and my question is.I have read that multipoint server 2012 premium accepts 20 simultanous sessions at maximum for thin clients does this also include other access devices such as laptops or tablets.Please can anyone clearify this further for me.Thanks
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Hi,

my nextbook model (NXW116QC264) happens to go dead. When you plug in the charger - the red lights comes on but when you press the power - it wont come on?

What will be an issue here? Any idea?

Also, is there a way to extract data off it?

Regards,
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My wife has Compaq Presario CQ61  with Windows 7 OEM version (I assume it is OEM because the computer was originally supplied with Win 7 installed).  It’s fairly old but does everything she needs, perfectly.  Well, that was until   the computer developed an intermittent motherboard fault and at this stage I am doubtful that it is fixable (although I am still trying).   Call this Computer 1.  I also have a spare hard drive on which I have currently put an Acronis full image back of Computer 1.  i.e the normal Acronis full back up, not the Universal Restore which I certainly can do if there is any benefit.

I have just purchased on eBay for low cost, an identical CQ61 working computer also with Win 7 installed, with the intention of making one fully functional computer out of the two.  Call this Computer 2.

But I have read that due to Windows licensing and the fact that I have OEM version operating system,  that it is impossible for me to simply swap my existing Computer 1 hard drive (or my back up hard drive)  into the second unit, or transfer my original operating system and license from Computer 1 into the Computer 2 because the operating system is inherently linked to the original motherboard, and it will be impossible to activate it again on the “new” computer.  Is this true?

I have tested Computer 2 and it appears to be fully working but with no programs other than the Win 7 operating system etc
I guess I can re install all the programs on to Computer 2 same as …
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I had this question after viewing Can a malfunctioning motherboard burn a power adapter?.

Update:

Old battery still working on charging and discharging.

So, what is the phenomenon behind burning a power adapter or the fuse of the power adapter from a failing power source?
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Hi All,

I have a network with Citrix environment which i login to the Citrix Server and once is done it works fine, but all the time when i log in I have  a few program starting up like my keyboard on the screen and i have other users that have a Notepad and even email open automatically when the login. How do i stop that to happen?

We all have a HP laptops with docking stations  and our OS in Citirx is Windows 7 pro. local machines are with Windows 7 pro and Windows 10.
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Will not boot up. can hear sounds of hard drive or dvd (pretty sure it is the dvd) doing initial test but hard drive light never lights up. Can hear fan.  Dvd movement  and fan movement seem to be running slower than normal. It does not sound the same. Then it just sits there until I turn it off. Could it be an internal power board problem? That is if this unit has one. Shows full battery charge. Tested output on adapter putting out 19.23v. Adapter says it should put out 19.43v. do not know it that is enough difference to matter.  Please Help. Had this same problem about a year after i bought it. The guys at office depot tested it and said the motherboard was fried. Over $500.00 later it was working again. The computer was $1000.00 new. Felt like i got ripped off. Do not want to go down that road again, unless i have a sharp stick in my hand.
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I am in the process of rolling out 20+ surface books.  In the past when I rolled out laptops I completely configured one building an image then pushed the image out to each of the other devices.  I would like to be able to do the same with the Surface books.  Anyone have a good way of doing this?  I have Acronis TrueImage 2017 available to me in this endeavor.  My concerns are the little extras, like the Pen and such.
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Hello I have a customer that is switching from Windows to Mac's laptops I need to find out a solution for Apple ID's or do I have to use them apple has told me to use their MDM and it will avoid me setting up apple ID's for all of the systems but I use MHelp Desk for remote..... Looks like I may have to get a few new tools in the office to support these mac's any suggestions tech tools right now I use MHelp Desk grabs my keys and passwords , Win PE for passwords and systems that won't boot, and Fab's Autoback has been great for transferring users from one system to another any suggestions or information to help with the transition
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I set up one of four laptops as usual, enabling TPM, turn on bitlocker and require a bitlocker PIN at boot to log onto the computer. In my setup, I create an original admin account (named - pallap005), a standard account (named - clinical) and then enable the default admin account. Once that is done then I disable the pallap005 admin account. In this case, I disabled my pallap005 admin account  before I enabled the default admin account leaving only my standard user account (clinical) available. I need to know if I can enable the admin account and how do I go about doing this?
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Hello all,
one of my users tried logging into the laptop while traveling, and she got the message "you have been logged on using a temporary profile"
she did some work and saved those work in desktop and documents ...
when she came back and notified me, those files and the temp profile, couldn't be located.
any idea where can i look for them ?
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Please provide me with recommendations for purchasing the best heavy duty backpack that will be able to carry three laptops.

I have already gone through several backpacks that simply aren't very heavy duty and develop problems like zippers unzipping and holes because they are unable to support the weight or bulkiness of carrying three laptops.
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Given the rapid growth of intrusions into the Home and Corporate computing environments, I would like some expert advice on reducing these attack surfaces. I want to lock it down.
There are 3 desktop computers, 5 or 6 laptops and a few tablet devices using the network at one time or another.
I recently installed a new router, a Netgear Nighthawk device. I don't have the model number with me right now, but can provide it later if necessary, I haven't set up a router in a while, so...

Make it invisible to anyone outside my home.
Hide the broadcast id.
MAC address filter.
VPN capable.
Anything else you can think of that I haven't addressed...

The previous router (from Verizon) didn't have the range I wanted (maybe will be working outside the house). I cheapened out a bit, using the Verizon device as an interim device because my connection needed a coax connector. I disabled the wireless on the Verizon box; I had to, because it wouldn't work correctly otherwise. Should I just take the Verizon device out and put in a cable modem of my own? Is there a downside to continue using the Verizon box (Verizon tech support claims that they are not charging me for their router)? I figure about $100.00 or so for a separate cable modem. A newer modem might give me better throughput. If a new modem is advisable, please give me some recommendations. Points awarded for useful info. Thanks.
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I had three laptops stolen I have I believe is original plug that came with my hp notebook is there away on any app that I might already have to get at least name and description of them for when I go file police report
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Dears

Our environment have 2 mailbox 2 cas hub

When i conect the users laptops to ues the proxy  setting ( outlook any where ) the authentication complete and restart the outlook after that this setting of outlook any where nere saved its allways delete it by it self  !!! This issue not for all users by the way ? Could  any one hlep me to tell me why its not saved coz this will not effect the outlook to work . OWA is working fine .

Thx Adnan
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Hey there, I recently found a way to download Theme Hospital onto my HP, Windows  laptop

however since downloading the game i have had extreme mouse lag both on my laptop and wireless HP mouse.

I have looked up various solutions but not being very technically minded alongside most of the fixes being for pc's and not laptops i am very confused.

could someone please help, the lag is so bad i cant play the game.
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I have tried to backup my system a Acer Aspire V3-472

Model Name: V3-472. It has a LITEON CV1-8B512 SSD Harddrive

I get an error when I try and run the Win 7 Backup on Win 10 as well has when using Paragon Hard Disk Manager.

I have run a chkdsk and it comes back fine. Not sure if there is another utility that I shouls be using with an SSD.

Backup-Error-Img.pngJPEG of error message
Any suggestions on how to fix. Any tools that might look at the drive more deeply.

Thanks,

Steve
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I am a beginner at SQL.   I am having trouble with an update query.  My goal is quite simple.

I have a database of about 1000 records that I use to keep track of documents to be put in a three-ringed notebook.  The report I need is a Table of Contents to be put in the front of the three-ringed notebook.

The report is simple.  It has just three columns:  1.  Tab Number, 2. Date of Document, and 3. Description of Document.
The report I have created filters out 20 records (based on certain criteria) and then sorts the records by Date of Document.  I need an update query to fill in the Tab Number field of the database so that the Tab Number printed is the number of the line item for each of the 20 records printed, e.g., 1 - 20.  

If at a later time I add an additional document with a date in the middle of the list, then I will need to re-run the update query to revise the Tab Number for each of the now 21 records to be printed.

First printing with three columns.
1.      January 2, 2017      Letter
2.      February 2, 2017      Contract
3.      March 5, 2017      Deed
4.      April 20, 2017        Memorandum
5.     . . .

If I add a new document with, say, a date of  January 15, 2017, this new document would then be Tab Number 2, and the former Tab 2 and Tab 3 would have to be updated to Tab 3 and Tab 4.

Updated printing with the same three columns.
1.      January 2, 2017      Letter
2.      January 15, 2017      Another letter   (the new entry)
3.      February 2, 2017      Contract
4.      March 5, 2017      Deed
5.      April…
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We have a Dell E7270 Ultrabook, it has McAfee disk encryption. When the machine starts up and shoots off a 'USB transfer error'.
What has been tried,
1. Move all usb from the back of the docking station PR02X to the side - or vice or versa.
2. Swapped out the docking station to a 'K090A' station - Error still happens
3. Updated McAfee, updated the Bios (not sure the versions)

found a temporary work around
Turn off the machine, undock the Ultrabook, turn it on. Pre-boot McAfee will not give the error message.
boot to Windows, go to the pc power settings and change "what happens to the pc when the lid closes"
then re-dock.

Has Anyone else run into this issue? any information would be awesome.
Thanks in advance.
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I am trying to figure out how can I disable the Laptop keyboard Drivers, the option within the Device manager is greyed out.
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A laptop I do not use daily, now will not connect to my iPhone 7 hotspot.  Not sure if my iPhone updated to cause this.

Help is appreciated!
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Hi Experts,

A customer has 50 or so laptops that are joined to the domain, but are remote 95% of the time.

When we set up AD Connect to sync on prem. AD to Azure AD for O365, we want the laptops to prompt user to change p/w every 60 days as will their Office365 accounts.

The laptops are mainly win 7 Pro, 8.1 and a few Win 10 pro. no Ultimate for Direct Access.
They use SharePoint for files, so no VPN set up.

Do you know how we can do this?

Thanks,

-Ggntt
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I have a Windows Server 2012 environment at home and I wish to allow clients to login via the biometric fingerprint readers on laptops.  I have AD DS running on the server and different GPOs, etc.  

In viewing the Windows 10 settings for "Sign In Options" in the Control Panel of a client, it says "Some settings are hidden or managed by your organization."  Also, below that the "Set Up" button for Fingerprint is greyed out so you cannot click.

I have SEARCHED and searched the GPOs but cannot find how to enable Windows Hello.  Please someone help before I go insane :)
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My ACER EXTENSA 5420 will not boot right. I have turned it on and in 3-6 seconds it turn off I turn it on again same thing for 20 minutes then it boot up to show the CPU then I have to it off and reboot then it works right. How do I fix this?
ACER EXTENSA 5420    OS linux mint 18.1     CPU AMD 64 bit
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del latitude tab showing wifi off and airplane off , and when trying to connect wifi , it is not able to
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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.