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I am unable to connect to a public unsecured wi fi (public library).  I have a wireless network at home which connects without any trouble.  The public wi fi shows up on my system, but when I try to connect it indicates that it does not have
a valid IP.  ipconfig shows the 167.x.x.x address, which indicates that it does not receive a DHCP assigned IP.  I am unable to ping the DHCP server.  Is there a way to determine if the computer is broadcasting a request to the DHCP server?
 It is connecting to the home network, and it is being assigned an IP there.  What is the difference in the way it polls the server at home and at the library?  I am using Windows 7 Home Prem. 64 on a Dell Inspiron 2500.  Intel Dual core
2 GHz with 4 GB Ram.  
The computer was a gift. do not have product key,yet.  all packaging gone. disk gone. what now?
Also, my wireless keyboard cannot be discovered; even after following numerous ,different suggestions.what now?
After downloading the S/MIME control with Internet Explorer 11 and Outlook Web App, it shows up as installed in my programs list, however when I go to the Outlook Web App it does not function, and in the options menu it shows that the S/MIME control has
not been downloaded.

I am using internet explorer 11 in Windows 10 64 bit system on a MACBOOOK Pro with a partitioned drive.

The button on my laptop stop working. No internet access at all can't do anything that has to deal with the internet. The wireless icon has a big red x on it. How do I get back internet access.
Please let me know if I need to move this to the Linux/Unix board; I was split between where to post this.

Several years ago, I used to use Linux; however, due to various hardships, I had to switch to using Windows Full Time. Recently, I finally got around to removing my Linux Partition. What I didn't expect was that the Windows Bootloader didn't exist anymore; All that comes up now is a screen that says "error: no such partition found", followed by a prompt in GRUB's rescue screen.

I was able to run "bootrec /FixMbr", however that didn't fix my errors. When I attempted to run "bootrec /FixBoot" and "bootrec /RebuildBcd" it throws up an "Element not found." error.
Is there any way for me to restore my Windows 10 Bootloader, or am I going to have to bite the bullet and entirely reload my computer?
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 480 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3890 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1721 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 451 GB (393 GB Free); E: 7 GB (5 GB Free);
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NWQAA
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
I have downloaded Remo Optimizer malware utility to my disappointment and error. I cannot remove this program (virus) from my computer. I have tried every malware, cleaner, registry editor, google search known to me without success. I need some expert advice on how to eradicate this program. Help! Thank you.
This is for the M58 7244 I am running WIndows 10 on it and the Bios is 5CKT77AUS  I have tried to install 3 hard drives, but it will not boot up.  I get the errror "unknown file system" and it goes into 'grub rescue mode"When I unhook the 3rd drive I am able to boot up. The 3rd hard drive was newly formatted and blank with a drive letter assigned and file system partitioned, which I had to unhook the 2nd drive to do.  Then I shut it down and tried to use all 3.I understand I can get an adapter to make one of the drives USB, but I would rather keep it internal, if I can
Here is a odd situation.a) i left one day the T61p with the RJ45 (network) plugged to the router but with the PC OFFb) coming back the battery was fully drainedc) since them impossible to load. The light flashes organge, at a 0.5sec pace (which is not good)But most weird, Windows and Linux (pc has a dual boot) state battery is 60% loaded but windows states 60% loaded not charging. Removing the AC plug crashes / switch off the PC immediately like there is no battery at alll..Any suggestions or shall i conclude battery has been drained down beyond load ? Best
I check for updates and say:no internet connection
after recovery windose 10 64 bit " No Audio output Device is installed" and IDT High Defination  AUDIO CODEC  is not working. Now help me please.
When I press delete the item removes from my laptop straight away, is there an option I can have where I will get a pop up to confirm I want to remove the item?
Hi,I've been using HP Envy 13 d040nr. I find it very good. HP has made the best thing with it. But there seems to be an display issues I've been facing. My laptop has 13.3-inch diagonal QHD+  flush glass screen (3200 x 1800). So because of the resoulution some applications like Ms Word, and lot of application like KM player, Eclipse IDE etc have almost very negliglible panes and pop up boxes inside them are  like almost invisible to access them. Help me out on this one. Thank you !!Akshay
I want to upgrade the Wifi Card from the currently disappointing Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter to the Intel 6230 Wireless N WiFi Bluetooth BT 3.0 Half Size PCI-E Card Dual Band 2.4/5.0 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n. I have heard much about the notrorious 'whitelist'.  I have found some documentation: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04438537 but none of the listed compatible cards have 5ghz, bluetooth and ubuntu support.  Would this upgrade be possible? SOLUTION:The wifi worked and both antennas were present. The bluetooth, however, did not work until I did the following: I followed the instructions on post# #50 here https://communities.intel.com/thread/31247?start=45&tstart=0 which involved taping pin 51 (the right most pin with the card with antenea ports face up ) and it worked a treat. Apparently this is also possible with software in the HP Connection Manager but apparently it is not supported on windows 10. No driver installs were needed.


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About 8 months ago my parents purchased an HP Envy 15t, and they have been using it without any problems. Today, they gave me the laptop since they've since purchased a new one. Upon receiving the laptop I noticed that it has a sticker verifying that the laptop has an NVidia GeForce graphics card, yet upon inspection of the device manager there doesn't seem to be a graphics card as described, only an Intel 4600. I tried downloading drivers for the NVidia GeForce 750 seres, since that is what the laptop was supposed to have onboard. The graphics drivers failed to install because they could not find the hardware. Is there anyway to amend this issue? Since an NVidia graphics card was supposed to come with the laptop, is there anyway I can receive one from HP?
Was given a gift HP Envy 15t-j100 Has the NvidiaDforce sticker onthr bottom right below the #s keypad Cannot access the Nvidia cardI right click on empty desktop and no switchable optionI only have the Intel option  Under device manager> display adapters> only Intel, no Nvidia.I downloaded the Nvidia graphic driver and tried to install it. said no gowill try again. Any  suggestions? Where is the card located?I downloaded the users manual and it confused me. Went to BIOS but no option for Nvidia TIA
Computer shut down randomly. When I restart it it only takes me to a blue screen that says "your PC ran into a problem and needs to be restarted". I have received 3 different stop codes"BAD_POOL_HEADER""MEMORY_MANAGEMENT""CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED"I also ran a system quick test. It tells me the memory quick check failed and that it was the Memory Module 1: Bottom - on board
Have an HP ENVY Notebook that I forgot the BIOS password to. I Removed the CMOS, but apparently its non-volatile memory, because it still asks for the password on boot up. After 3 incorrect tries it gives me code 59008672.  Can you help me unlock my computer?
I am having the same problem with my hp... when I power it up it asks for an administrator password or power up password... I attempted 3 times and it gave me a system disabled code 84278209
My HP Pavilion 360 does not switch to tablet in some Roblox games, well to be clear it does pop up the switch to Tablet dialog and touch works but you don't get the touch on-screen controls for moving etc. so it's like somehow the game does not now know that it's a tablet  This is inconsistent as the tablet works in some Roblox games and not others. Has anyone else experienced this and if so how did you fix it? e.g The onscreen controls show and work in Roblox game "Stop it slender 2" but not in Roblox game "prison life" 
Yesterday my laptop got a thorough cleaning/scan after having major connectivity issues. Now, the Fonts have changed across my entire computer, e.g. Outlook, emails (standard fonts on daily newsletters, etc.) and Internet (using Google Chrome). How can I adjust this back to what it was before the fix? Thanks!
Hello, I recently bought a HP Envy 15t-j100. I was under the impression that it came with a NVIDIA Geforce GT 740m graphics driver ( even has the sticker on the laptop) and a HP Intel HD 4600 driver. However when I went to device manager and looked at the display drivers, the Nvidia driver was not there. The only driver that was there was the Intel HD one. I then decided to go to the nvidia website and download the latest driver, but that didn't work because it told me it couldn't continue due to imcompatibility. I'm confused, I have the sticker that tells me that I "have" the nvidia geforce graphics card, but in device manager I don't see it. Help!
I can not get into Bios requires an administrator password and I do not know the error code it does not produce when I press the key when typing input characters do not appear HOW DO I ENTER THE BIOS ????
Hello, I have just upgraded the HDD in my HP Pavillion 17-e118dx to a larger drive. Twice now, I have run a system restore to repartition the drive and install all of the software. The process takes a couple of hours, reboots a number of times and after about an hour and a half of the "Installing Software" screen running, it ends on a screen that says that the system restore was incomplete and only gives me the option to view/save log and retry. I am using the restore DVDs that I created with this laptop before changing the HDD. No errors come until the end. I am using an unregistered version of Windows just to connect to the internet and try to troubleshoot this, so that should let you know that the HDD is fine. Is there a way to create the Recovery partition within windows as well as install of the necessary files I need?  Thanks for your help.  
Want to switch to SATA AHCI mode from RAID for the optimum performance of samsung ssd.Not able to find Sata Native mode in the BIOS setting. (HP envy 6 1002 tx)Any solutions will be appreciated. Thanks
There is a hot key (Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S) which by default enables HP System Information. But this Hot key command conflicts with the same for Adobe Photoshop. How can I disable this Hot key for HP System Info?
Hope somebody out there can help me out. Recently I purchased an Audio-Technica OMNI ATR3350 Microphone that must be plugged into the headphone/Mic port. When i open my editing software (Cyberlink Audio Director) My computer is not defualting to pick up the microphone that is plugged in, rather it defaults the internal mic that comes with my PC. In addition, When i go into my microphone settings, I am prompted to "set up mic" which I've done multiple times trying to figure this out! When my external mic is plugged in, my internal is not picking up sound, which is good. What i believe is the issue is my computer is recognizing the plug in as headphones and not microphone. Any help would be greatly apprieciated. 
By mistake I have deleted one disk partition and system showing grub rescue .Plz help me to solve this problem.
System Disabled 60682925
Well I had a laptop which I completely reset got rid of everything on there and when it was finish it started to reinstall Windows 10 which was good so I left it to own devices and came back a couple hours later to see it was on 64% which was great this sounds like there's nothing wrong but it's been fours days now and it's still on 64% and it keeps restarting over and over again. I could really use some help please
Hi Hi I have windows installed on my SSD, with a second drive for storage and applications ( non SSD). I've noticed the drive light is on constantly and when I check performance in task manager it is showing 100% and never drops.

I tried disabling all startup in MSCOFIG and task manager but it did not have an effect.

my system does run well still for other programs but accessing the drive is slow. I have a feeling it is failing, but would like to know if there are definite ways to confirm. I'm not looking forward to Installing another Drive.

If you think it is failing, let me know the best way to image this drive.

I am currently pulling data from another worksheet in my workbook and subtracting the previous month's totals from the current month's totals to get the total new items (Jan totals 1100 & Feb totals 1,200 = 100 new items gained from Jan to Feb)
=Totals!E4-Totals!D4 (this formula is working correctly)
The problem is, in the next month's column, the formula reveals a large negative number because there is no data for that column yet. I'd like that column to be blank (or 0 - but preferably blank) if the return value is going to show negative. I am currently trying this formula, but it keeps returning "0" even if the output is positive - the "0" return is overriding the value of the subtraction.


Please let me know if any of this is not clear or if you need more information.
I was just wondering if the glass screen and LCD are one unit on the Yoga 3, or if they are two separate pieces? 
Greetings,I have a T540p laptop with an Intel HD Graphics 4600 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M video card.  When I plug the display port using an HDMI adapter into my TV, I get picture but no sound.  The 4600 is using drivers.  If I delete the Intel driver from the system, run the setup of the driver downloaded from Lenovo and reboot, the audio works fine.  If the cable is disconnected from the TV, the laptop is powered down, the TV is turned off, the PC screen saver turns on or any part of the A/V is disconnected, the next time it is reconnected, there is no audio again.  The playback device is the TV and all settings appear to be the same as when it was working.  Re-deleting and re-installing fixes it for one time again.   Any ideas on how to fix this as it is very annoying to have to reboot my PC every time I need to do a presentation or watch a movie?
Hello im in need of creating a password reset disk so i can log into my computer ihave forgotten my password please help me
I've got an issue:- workstation shutdown always when GPU temperature rach 70'C Happens always:- no matter which GPU (nVidia, Radeon),- no matter of computer usage (I've tested with multimeter and in combination 100% cpu load, just graphic load etc.)- 400W used with only GPU stresses = restart at 70'C- 620W used with full pcu stress = restart at 70'C Any ideas?
Hello I'm using a HP Pavilion dm4. My laptop's battery seems to be stuck, I usually remove it when I use the laptop at home where it'll be plugged into the socket. I inserted the battery back in one day and I can't seem to remove it now. The latch is all the way to the left when the laptop is upside down where the opening of the laptop is facing me. Is it supposed to be on the left or right? The latch seems stuck and I can't move it to the right.  helpp meeeecheers.
I am currently wondering the best possible way to go about fixing and repairing my HP OMEN Laptop, Right now it's got one main issue I'd like to address now before it becomes a major problem, the screen is bending at the rotation point, as well as it creaks and the battery is dying VERY quickly. Where would I go to fix these issues I have in mind Best buy, but I'm not too sure as to going through them. Would I send it to an HP location? And would then I need the warranty? I'm a bit smitten on this subject. Any help would be graciously appreciated.
Hi, The laptop hasn't been dropped or anything. This rectangular just shown up in the middle of the screen as it noticeable. The touch screen works fine, but when I'm using it on low brightness, it's quite annoying. Is there any solution to solve this? I would really appreciate any kind of help.  Cheers, Mark. 
Hi,I posted this question on the microsoft fourms.  "My connection in games has been very bad lately and I don't know why. I don't believe it is my wifi as I checked it on my fathers computer and his connection is fine.Basically I came home on Thursday (which is when the problem started happening) and my ping in games has gone up far above what it usually is. I tried updating some of the network things and diagnosing them but nothing helped. I also did some things with my internet security which didn't help either." Basically I believe there is a problem with something in my laptop that is effecting the ping in games, as I tried sitting right next to the router and the problem still existed. Also, I tried to manually update the network adapter on my laptop and nothing happened. The guy who was helping me in the microsoft fourms said that it could be a "adapter such as a hardware problem." Any help is appreciated.  The microsoft fourm link is: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-networking/bad-connection-on-my-laptop/... 
I recently upgraded my Pavilion dv2700tv to Windows 10. The upgrade went well but there  were some problems that I can not overcome. Drivers for the HP Bluetooth Module would not work in Windows 10 and no drivers were installed using windows update. I went to Broadcom's website and download the drivers that were supposed to work with the module but no joy was found. After several days for exploring and trying out different drivers, I settled on Broadcom's Driver version, driver date 11/8/2012. This driver works with the module. Windows 10 Action Center recognizes the driver and provides a button that can be toggled on and off. The problem is I can pair a device(phone, headset) but I can't connect to a device. I toggle on the connect button but my device does not appear in the connection list. Are there any drivers that are compatible with windows 10 and the HP Bluetooth Module where I can not only pair but connect to external devices? Thanks for your help.


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Good day, I'm looking for a recommendation for a new card that will support 'N' and 5GHZ ? HP Envy DV7-7270ca existing original wireless is an Intel Centrio Wireless-N 2230 card. Thank you for your insight. Todd 
Hi my laptop wont turn or charge.any time i open the donload folder in file explorer it would stop responding which makes the laptop not to respond.then I would either remove hold the power button to turn it off and then turn it on again or I would remove the battery then put it back then turn it on. I did this a couple of times then I wanted to turn on my laptop again but wouldn't turn on so I tried charging it but wouldn't charge. pls someone help
I bought the HP envy in the hope that I could charge it in my caravan through the USB ports in the solar power controller. This has enough charge to power up an ipad but doesn't seem to ba able to charge the laptop. Is there a cable that might do this for me as I have tried with a generic one ?
Good day, first of all. My computer is only 3 months old but the last 1 week where the headphone is coming from and it does not work and it does not work I probably do not know why the sound card is burned but I do not know anything about computer sound system etc I already use headphones I only used it last week The next time I turned on the system I had a slow opening and the headset stereo interference was broken and constantly fired up and the area warmed up immediately and the house continued to sound and the day was getting longer but the sound from my computer still came out normally but only the headset is plugged in. What could be the reason for this, and why is it corrupted and what should I do? I thank you in advance.
My older printer - HP deskjet 1050 - is not working with the new computer. Is there a driver that will make it compatible? I'm 68 and computer stupid so please no complicated computer jargon. Do I really have to buy a new printer - my old one works fine. We're on social security so things are tight.
Thank you so much for your help!
I have an inspiron dell computer with windows 7.
Will microsoft ever patch it?
hello. This morning I attempted to get on my PC and windows defender offline popped up, performing a quick scan. After it completed the scan, my PC restarted. Although windows defender popped up again, and started the scan once more. I decided to wait out the process a few more times to see if there is a difference. Although there is not. From what I see, my defender is just in an infinite loop. What can I do to fix this?
Could I move and rotate the way the graphics input-er is?
Could I remove the fan on the card
Get a biggest case
Or a smaller card.

I have a roster of students, about 8000 rows of information.

Column A is their campus name - (for example, Smith elementary)
Column B is their grade - 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Column C is the type of classroom they are in (FAC, LSC, TLC)

I want to gather the number of students who attend Smith Elementary, are in the FAC classroom AND who are in grades 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

I also want to gather the number of students who attend Smith elementary, are in the LSC classroom and who are in grades 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

I have tried using countifs but it adds everything together. I tried using sumproduct but got an error. I then explored count, lookup, and vlookup but keep getting errors.

Any suggestions?