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Care Packs

HP 3 Year Care Pack with Pickup and Return service - £29



Elite X2 1012 G1

Enter BIOS/UEFI by pressing and holding down the volume down key when turning on the computer.

HP Pavilion Power 15-CB060SA

HP Pavilion Power - 15-cb060sa Product Specifications

Replacement Keyboard Keys

HP EliteBook 2170p

BIOS: press the ESC key at start up when the "Press the ESC key for Startup Menu" appears.

HP Pavilion Notebook BIOS

"I am trying to set a BIOS password for my own security now when I press F10 it tell me to enter administrative password which I don't know but when I enter the wrong password three times it shows the code 73748251."

Enter the code 62620897

HP Cheap Laptop for Linux

Go to Tier 1 Online, choose your laptop then just use NO-OPERATING-SYSTEM as a coupon code and they will ship the unit with nothing installed on the hard drive.

HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code

3 Flashes = Memory Fault


HP Stream Notebook 13-c100na (ENERGY STAR)

Access BIOS

Software and Drivers Support

Configuring the Boot order


HP Envy 4527 - Scanning In Windows


Printing In Linux

Hewlett Packard provides fairly good support for its printers and all-in-ones through HP Linux Printing and Imaging System (HPLIP) and HP Linux Printing and Imaging - ghostscript IJS driver (HPIJS).

Officejet Pro X476dw MFP

Under Windows 8

If you are bypassing the Metro interface you will need to create shortcuts to HP's utilities for the printer.

To add a shortcut to the HP scanning utility navigate to the following location and file:

C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Officejet Pro X476dw MFP\bin\HPScan.exe

Right click and drag it to a suitable location then create a shortcut.


HP Compaq 6200 Pro Microtower

How to Restore Windows from the HP Recovery Partition


  1. Boot to Windows
  2. Log in as Administrator
  3. Start > Computer > Right-click > Manage
  4. Storage > Disk Management
  5. Right click on the System Recovery Partition (HP_RECOVERY) and click "Mark Partition as Active"
  6. Accept the Warning
  7. Shut down and Power Off Computer
  8. Power on and wait for the HP Recovery Tool to load
  9. Choose "System Recovery"
  10. Choose "Recover without backing up your files" > Next > OK
  11. Wait for about 20 minutes
  12. Restart in to Windows

Thanks - http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Accessing-the-recovery-partition-on-a-a6200-it/td-p/311134

Thanks - https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-restore160-windows-vista-from-the-hp-recovery-partition-with-a-boot-problem

Restore ISO Disc Images



While normally just referred to as 'Microserver' the full name of the first generation is 'ProLiant MicroServer G7' and to date there have been three distinct models produced:

  • N36L - AMD Athlon II Neo (1.3 GHz) Dual Core - 1x1GB ECC - PSU 200W (N36L), 150W (non-redundant)
  • N40L - AMD Turion II Neo (1.5 GHz) Dual Core - 1x2GB ECC - PSU 150W (non-redundant)
  • N54L - AMD Turion II Neo (2.2 GHz) Dual Core - 1x2GB or 1x4GB ECC - PSU 150W (non-redundant)

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen7 Data Sheet PDF

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen7 Specification PDF

The G7 was eventually replaced by the cleverly named HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 range.

Gen8 Overview & Specification.

Processor range:

  • Intel Celeron G1610T (2.3Hz/2-core/2MB/35W)
  • Intel Pentium G2020T (2.5GHz/2-core/3MB/35W)
  • Intel Core i3-3240 (3.4GHz/2-core/3MB/65W)
  • Intel Xeon E3-1220Lv2 (2.3GHz/2-core/3MB/17W) Processor

Gen8 World Wide Quick Specs.

Fix for lmsensors AMI_BUFFER_LIMIT Bug

sudo nano /etc/sensors3.conf

chip "power_meter-acpi-0"
       ignore power1

Thanks - https://www.serveradminblog.com/2015/05/kernel-acpi-error-smbusipmigenericserialbus/

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen7 - BIOS

Press F10 to access the system BIOS

Wake-On-LAN (WOL)


Gentoo Linux

* net-misc/wakeonlan
    Available versions:  0.41-r1
    Homepage:            http://gsd.di.uminho.pt/jpo/software/wakeonlan/
    Description:         Client for Wake-On-LAN
   wakeonlan [-h] [-v] [-i IP_address] [-p port] [-f file] [[hardware_address] ...]

       this information
       displays the script version
   -i ip_address
       set the destination IP address
       default: (the limited broadcast address)
   -p port
       set the destination port
       default: 9 (the discard port)
   -f file 
       uses file as a source of hardware addresses

See also

   man wakeonlan(1)
/usr/bin/wakeonlan -i -p 9 A0:B3:CC:FC:50:F0

wakeonlan -f /root/misc/wakeonlan1.txt


Wake-On-LAN BIOS Settings

NOTE: Ensure that you have the latest drivers installed for the network card and motherboard chipset. If that does not cure any issues then check if there is a BIOS upgrade available.


6000 Pro / 6200 Pro

Settings in BIOS to enable Wake On LAN

Press F10 to enter BIOS

Section of BIOS:

Security --> Network Boot --> Enable

Power --> Hardware Management --> S5 Maximum Power Savings --> Disabled

Advanced --> Power-On Options --> Remote Wakeup Boot Source --> Remote Server

Pro 3125

Press F10 to enter BIOS

Section of BIOS:

Power --> S5 Maximum Power Savings --> Disable

Power --> WOL in S5 --> Disable

Windows Software Intel Drivers

Install the latest Intel Drivers for the network card, and in Device Manager, tick...

  • Wake On LAN
  • Wake On Something Packet