HP Envy

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    Solved! Laptop crashing due to graphics driver when playing videos

    My laptop has begun crashing when playing any kind of video (youtube, lecture capture, Netflix, etc.). When a video begins playing the laptop freezes, then the screen turns white and it restarts (and sometimes the screen is multicoloured before restarting). After searching for a solution on...
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    What is this CTIA tomfoolery, can't connect mic with a splitter?

    I miss those days when there was a seperate LINE-IN jack on laptops. 2 years back I bought a HP Envy laptop which comes with a CTIA type combo audio jack. I can't connect my Shure mic or my electric guitar to it in any way. I have to use a usb sound card for that purpose but its sound quality is...
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    Troubleshooting a few Laptop Power Issues: Loses Charge while turned Off

    Hi guys I'm in the process of trying to sell my old laptop as I no longer need it, but there are a few issues with it that I'm trying to narrow down the source, in order to give the best description: basically, -the laptop battery continues to drain over time while the machine is off...
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    Hp Envy Laptop keeps temporarily freezing.

    I have an HP ENVY m6-n113dx laptop I've been having problems with. While using the laptop when I click on something it will freeze for a few seconds. I've been trying to figure out why and the main thing I've noticed is that whenever it happens, my hard disk usage spikes up to 100%. I'm not sure...
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    HP notebook won't boot or charge

    Model: HP Envy 14-1111nr notebook OS: Windows 7 Pro x64 Hi, Recently the main fan on my notebook failed. Thus, I found a new cooling assembly part on ebay, ordered it, and installed it. The installation process required the complete disassembly of the notebook. I followed a video guide for...
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    Why is my laptop scoring lower benchmark scores than the less powerful model below it?

    Hello all, I currently have the HP ENVY 17-k251na which contains: - Dual-core Intel Core i7-5500U (2.4GHz to 3.0GHz with Turbo Boost) - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850m (4GBs) - 12GB ram - 17 inch screen at 1920 x 1080 My partner has a HP Envy 15-k200na which contains: - Intel Core i5-5200U (2.2GHz...
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    I'd like to add an mSATA Samsung 840 EVO to an HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 quad-core...

    Hi, I picked up a brand new sealed Samsung 840 EVO 250GB mSATA drive (card?) to add to an HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 4700MQ. I'd like to clone the original drive and maybe use the original as a data drive, but without reformatting if possible--it has a 3-year warranty (the laptop) and would like to...
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    good laptop under 900 usd

    Hello everyone, I'm in the market for a new laptop and I just want some advice.I will be using it for studying, Internet surfing, some gaming.... etc. My requirements : Screen: FHD CPU: i5 (3rd generation) or better GPU: the best one can find in the 900 range Storage: 500+ hdd (an ssd would be...