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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Kernel 4.15 through 4.16 does not compile on hp2000 laptop with and e-300

Hardware: HP2000 Laptop, AMD E-300Linux kernel 4.14.34 compiles fine. Starting with 4.15.0 through 4.16.3, kernel does not compile. Using Debian 9 Stretch.Question: is AMD E-300 no longer supported?...
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What is most important in a laptop for running music composition/sequencing software? [on hold]

I am currently looking into buying a new laptop as my ~5 year old one is acting strangely and probably near the end of its life.I mainly use this laptop to run the music sequencing software, Ableton,...
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Asus ROG G750XJ not turning on after LCD screen replacement

Hope someone can answer my question to this particular problem. I have a Asus ROG G750XJ which needed it's LCD screen replaced due to it being cracked. Long story short, I removed the damaged screen,...
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New SSD causes screen freezing on an old laptop

My father has a old laptop made by Lenovo. He wants me to replace the original HDD with a SSD so the laptop can run faster. So I bought Samsung 860 EVO 250 GB (SATA) and did replacement.But after ...
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Feasibility of using 2 separate hard drives to run Windows OR Linux on laptop

I have a Lenovo T430 running Windows 7 Pro, Core i7, integrated graphics, 500GB SSD.I am in school, an advanced beginner learning to program, and developing in multiple environments depending on the ...
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Dell XPS 15 blue screens only while running on battery

I have a weird issue which I can't seem to work out. My Dell XPS 15 9550 with Windows 10 installed seems to randomly blue screen. I've been trying to isolate why it is happening and doesn't seem to be ...
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Is my GPU going bad? GeForce GT 620M

I've got an issue on my laptop and I think it might be the GPU.It is a GeForce GT 620M (1Gb) and it started to make funny shapes on the rendering of polygons in apps that use the GPU.Here is a link ...
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how do I use an laptop screen as a usual screen [on hold]

I understand that I would need a controller but im not sure as for the inverter this is the screen I want to use http://www.gotolcd.com/panel/201010/B125XW02-V0_3685.htmlso far I think I understand ...
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Is there any software that allows me to check whether a laptop's USB 3.0/1 dock supports Thunderbolt 3? [on hold]

This is not a duplicate of How to check if my laptop is thunderbolt 3 enabled?.I am asking whether is there any software available that I can use to find it.
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Boots & runs perfectly stable all processes working on battery not on mains adaptor

Toshiba Satellite A300 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T5670 @ 1.8GHz 4GB RAMIt must be possible to find out what is the difference in booting on a battery or ...
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Laptop screen turning off after windows loads

I have a HP 2000-216NR Notebook-PC running windows 7 64 bit.Last year I heavily broke its screen. I am connecting an external monitor to the VGA port in order to continue using it. I turn off my ...
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Laptop won't charge when turned on

I have a problem with charging my Acer Swift 5 laptop. My original charger worked just fine, but I managed to lose it. Now I bought Asus charger with the same power output as shown on the bottom of ...
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My laptop hangs when my battrey come 10%

My laptop ( DELL PRECISION M4700 \ Win8.1 ) hangs when its come to 10 percent of battery charge level ! So i have to turn of my laptop by push power button and after restarting it still hanged as ...
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Diagnosing broken laptop screen

I have a laptop (Samsung NP350V5C) whose screen currently displays blank when on (either pure white or white with grey stripes). An external monitor works fine.After getting inside, disconnecting ...
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how can i disable lid sensor completely? [closed]

My laptop lid sensor seems like to having a problem. It detects the cover as the lid and the system just stay in sleep mode like the lid is still intact.I need to open up the cover and let the lid ...