How will I know what GPU is using my laptop (with a portable Dual Graphics)
Laptop: HP ENVY 15z j100 (custom)
I have a custom 15z j100 and there a 2 GPU built in the CPU (APU) and another of discrete (Radeon 8750 M 2 GB) and I use mine for the play of light and I was wondering if there is no way to know if my laptop using the APU or the 8750M for games. If so is there anyway I can disable the other and just use the 8750M?
Welcome to the HP Forums!
I understand that you want to know what graphics driver is used, and whether or not you can disable a specific. Go into Control Panel, then Device Manager. Go to your display adapter section and right click on the one you want to disable, and then select "disable."
In this way, you can disable what you do not want to use, and you know who is running! One stone two birds
I am new to the computer and do not know how to find out what 'service pack' my laptop runs before trying to download "service pack 1'. My laptop is a HP Pavilion Entertainment PC and Vista home premium.
Start - type in the area of research-> WinVer
Control Panel - System
How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack
Service Pack Center
How to troubleshoot Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 service pack installation issues
Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) frequently asked questions
What you need to know before you install Service Pack 1
Download Service Pack 2 x 86 32 bit
http://www.Microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=891ab806-2431-4D00-afa3-99ff6f22448d & displaylang = in
Download Service Pack 2 x 64 64-bit
http://www.Microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=8ad69826-03d4-488C-8f26-074800c55bc3 & displaylang = in
If you need to check with HP:
Support HP & drivers
Impossible to install updates because of the error of windows install
Most likely, you will need to download WindowsXP-KB942288-v3 - x 86 .exe for the more common 32-bit version of Windows XP.
How will I know what camera raw I like a plug-in? I started using PS cc.
Click on Photoshop (Mac) or (Win) the help > about Plug-Ins > Camera Raw
How will I know what patch to install? It is said that incorrect can harm my system, but there are three options and no indicator of which is necessary for my specific problem.
you mean x 86, x 64 or ia64?
If you use a 32-bit Windows, version asks the x 86. If you use a x 64 64-bit Windows application version.
"A programmer is just a tool that converts the caffeine in code" Deputy CLIP - http://www.winvistaside.de/
How will I know what is the speed of the internet to my computer. IM using wifi and tries to install steem, so I can play a game and want to know if I have a) modem - 56 k, b) dsl > 256 k, c) > 756 k, d dsl) dsl/cable > 2 m or e) cable/Fiber > 10 m
go to speedtest.net and run the test here. It will show you your true speed.
IPhone 6 - How will I know what apps are underway in the background?
Scroll to the bottom where he treats background App update!
You can visit these settings under settings > general > background App update.
How will I know what bit is?
Because they do not have a 64-bit edition family... you have a 32-bit operating system.
To see for yourself, make a right click workstation-> properties, on the general tab, you will see under "system":
Microsoft Windows XP
Service Pack 3
For a 64-bit version "Windows XP Professional x 64 Edition" appears under System.
How will I know what color space has been assigned to an image imported into lightroom. I think that sRGB is affected when it was edited in Photoshop and saved in TIFF format, but how can I check that in Lightroom?
Blue II Baron wrote:
I have LR5.3 on a Windows 7 computer. Bob, I do not see the options that only show you in my list of smart collection.
How do I know what type of prossesor my laptop is and what is the speed of the processor?
On the start menu, click computer , and then click System Properties.
I would like to learn more about history on my computer vista laptop microsoft and more on maybe the trash and or cookies. For example, someone else used my laptop last night and delete everything that he was looking at or for then how can I know what it was?
Assuming that it has not been removed, you can view the history of visited web sites by clicking on the Favorites button, click the history tab.
The only things in the trash are files or folders that have been removed from the system (no evidence they have been read or something like that).
Cookies will not tell you anything either because they are terms in the code and you can not tell what web site they belong - no good for tracking not web history (and they apply only to the history of the web).
You can view the Start / recent items to display some of the files which were recently seen (assuming that the list has not been removed). That may help some. You can also go to C:\Users\
\Recent for a longer list of recently accessed files (as long as you know the user name).
There is actually very little that you can do with hindsight to see what anyone seen or done on your computer.
If you want to implement such a procedure, use the Parental http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Set-up-Parental-Controls control and activity reports control Parentalhttp://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Set-up-Parental-Controls-activity-reports. Do this for each account you want to track. Then you can check what you wish now that you could check.
I hope this helps.
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I have a HP Pavillion DV7 Windows 7 & would like to buy headphones wireless instead of the smaller earbuds that came with it. How do I know if I can use it as most of the sites such as eBay requires your PC to be Bluetooth compatible so that their specific work wireless headphones. How will I know if my phone is bluetooth compatible? I searched what little paperwork came with it, but don't know where else to find this information & don't want to buy headphones which doesn't work on my laptop & end up having to return them. I am not very savvy PC so I'm sure that somewhere in the software there are some information about it, but I don't know how or where to find it on my laptop. I could really use the skills of a person to solve this dilemma bit I'll have too simple as it may seem to most of you, the experts there, but for a "newbie" like me, it's all Greek to me!
Please, can someone help me understand what to do or where to find this information. Is somewhere in the control panel? I'm just at a loss about where to find this kind of information on my own laptop & feel like a true dummie here, people! I just want to be able to listen to stereo to my Netflix movies & other programs I have on my laptop with a nice set of headphones but I need to be sure everything I buy is compatible with my laptop.
Thanks to someone out there who can help me with what may seem like a trivial problem, but for me it's a mystery! I need help badly!
According to the data sheet for your computer it has not built in the Bluetooth adapter. Fortunately, there is another option, there are devices called Bluetooth adapters that fit in one of your USB ports. Newegg sells them at a reasonable pace, but you can also buy them from most electronic stores may be in your area.
Please answer as soon as possible.
I have recivied an email indicating that I need to load a security update. He referenced MS10-046 "a vulnerability in the windows shell could allow remote access" is this necessary? and it refers to the sp2. Which leads to my next question how can I know what "SP" I have on my computer. Thanks for your time and considerartion.
go to start > run > type
What service pack t - he say that contains?
General question: How can I determine what Application is using a certain file extension? Some are well known, such as .doc for MS Word, MS Excel .xls, PDF for Adobe Acrobat. But is there a master list somewhere which is viewable by the general public?
This question came from what I was gettnig low disk space on my hard drive and do some research, and found a group of 5 files with extension. ECW, for a total of almost 50 MB. After trying for a few hours to find on the Web, what type of program may have created these files, I let fall, back up the files on a CD and has deleted and restarted. So far, no bad consequences, but still a little scary.
I think that all software manufacturers should have to register their extensions with MicroSoft, correct? To repeat: is there a list published, or how to find this information in the future?
Alphabetical list of filehttp://filext.com/alphalist.php?extstart=%5ED extensions
Scroll to the end, click on the alphabet to find the extension and program to open with.
e.g. p for pps etc.
I have a photosmart b210. How do I know what color cartridge becomes weak? been all over the apps through the screens of the printer and cannot find it ANYWHERE! help, please!
What a nice printer.
He should ask on the front if the ink is low, but you can also follow these steps to see if you are running low on ink.
- Menu configuration (it looks like a key on the front panel)
- Click on 'tools '.
- Then click on "Display Ink Level".
- That displays the ink of your printer.
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