Laptops (also called notebooks) are portable personal computers with an integrated screen and keyboard. They come in a variety of sizes.

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Wireless LAN with laptop, access point and NO internet

I want to connect mobile devices to xampp server in a pc, but this time there is no internet, only an access point (specifically a Belkin f9k1102v3) I want to use this for data collection in places ...
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Laptop stops charging after seconds when plugged in and turned on

I have tried the answers here Laptop battery says plugged in, not charging to no avail.I have a Lenovo G50-70 running Win 10.The laptop charges fine when turned off, but when turned on it doesn't ...
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New MSI CX61 laptop keyboard keys are messed up

I spilled water on my MSI CX61's keyboard over a year ago and didn't do the right thing, i.e. turn off the laptop right away and dry it. As a result certain keys stopped working or started working ...
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Saving Multi-Monitor Configuration with Docking Station

I recently picked up a Lenovo Flex 5 laptop, which runs Windows 10. I love having multiple monitors, so I also got a Kensington Universal USB3.0 dual display docking station for when I'm seated at my ...
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How to diagnose why a MacBook doesn't sleep when the lid is closed

In the last 2 weeks sometimes when I close the lid on my MacBook 13" 2015 (OSX 10.12.6 3.1 GHz CPU, 16GB RAM), and put it away in my laptop bag, the machine continues to run.I usually discover this ...
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I'm trying to build a Raspberry Pi laptop with the screen, keyboard and shell of a Dell Inspiron M5030. How can I convert the laptop keyboard to USB? [on hold]

Alright so I know I'll need a driverboard for my screen. I'm hoping to use this one. Screen Driverboard. The driverboard isn't what worries me. Its getting the laptop keyboard to work with the ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the Solid State Drive on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series?

Please keep in mind that I have little knowledge on computer components, hardware, software etc. My laptop came with 128gb of solid state drive storage with just over 100gb of it usable. I bought it ...
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HP laptop only charges when turned off / in sleep

my HP 15-ba009dx does not charge when the computer is on. This is not an issue with the battery / AC adapter because I've tried using exact replacements. All my drivers are updated, I've tried ...
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Rectangular discoloration on laptop screen

Recently, I've developed a strange problem on my laptop (Samsung ATIV Book 8). The left portion of the screen has a discoloration that seems to be changing over time and behaves differently depending ...
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Wipe hard drive on old windows xp laptop - no CD Drive & no USB Boot support

I need to wipe an old laptop (one pass, all zeros will do). The laptop is ancient and has:Windows XP Professional installed as its sole os.no USB boot supportno working CD driveno hammer/drill...
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Fn Key won't toggle on Inspiron SE 7520

For the longest time I was able to use the "Fn" key on my keyboard like a toggle button to select Multimedia keys instead of the F1-12 keys, ie. typically it is set as function keys but while holding ...
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bought a toshiba L875-7803 need a work around for bios password

Or even the location of the jumper or the number of the jumper. It's not xxx or b500. I've taken out battery, used passwords they gave me,held down f11, f2, escape, and the shift key. I'm pulling my ...
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Minidisplay port to DVI [on hold]

I got a MSI notebook 950m , i7-6700hq , 8gbI wanted to buy a 60 hz monitor to connect with my laptop.But i don't know how, my laptop has Minidisplay port, so that means i can directly connect MDP ...
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Internal network adapters only function when PCMCIA card is inserted otherwise they throw error codes

I have a laptop, Toshiba Satellite A135-S4427 (Windows 10), that has an internal WiFi adapter and onboard NIC that both stop functioning (Error Codes 10 and 35 appear in Device Manager). If I insert a ...
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How do I determine if my laptop can charge through USB-C?

I have a Dell Precision 7510 with a USB-C port. If I don't have a cable to test it with, is there a way to determine if my computer can charge through this port? If I do have a USB-C cable that I can ...

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