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  1. Turn the laptop upside down  (make sure it is resting against a soft surface, such as a towel.)
  2. Remove the battery
  3. Behind the battery is an orange slider.
  4. Slide the orange slider left.
  5. Now push the casing forward (towards the battery end)
  6. The plastic casing will then slide off revealing the HDD and on-board CMOs battery.

Note: The HP Mini uses a 2.5″ SATA HDD

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This issue occurs when Windows 8 switches to UEFI install mode – on a non-compatible motherboard. This is commonly caused by multiple HDDs plugged in during boot. Follow the guide below to fix it.

  1. Unplug any secondary HDDs (Hard drives) from your computer and leave the operating system HDD in.
  2. Begin the installation again – the install should automatically change the install to master boot record.
  3. Once installed – turn computer off and plug your other HDDs in.

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Note: These instructions are for Ubuntu 12.10. Changing your host name in Ubuntu guide.

  1. Go to System Settings
  2. Click Details
  3. Click: Give a unique name

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  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Computer/My Computer.
  3. Navigate to:  C:Program Files (x86)Steamsteamappscommonmetro 2033install  (the path might be different dependant on your machine.
  4. Find and run the PhysX application installer (in my instance it is: PhysX_10.02.22_9.10.0222_SystemSoftware.exe) it will then uninstall the copy of PhysX on the machine.
  5. Once the install has completed run the PhysX installer again to re-install.
  6. Once completed – you have to close and restart the Steam client.
  7. Attempt to run Metro 2033

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How to do a colour adjustment on a Sharp MX-4101N

 

For Copier:

  1. System Settings (right of the LCD panel)
  2. Select on Admin (type in password – default is lowercase admin)
  3. Select Copy
  4. Select Settings
  5. Navigate to: Colour Adjustments
  6. Select Auto Colour Calibration

For Printer:

  1. System Settings (right of the LCD panel)
  2. Select on Admin (type in password – default is lowercase admin)
  3. Select Printer Settings
  4. Select Auto Colour Calibration