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presario 2145us problems (battery and 802.11b) by Jason Bowen
I purchased this laptop last May. I soon discovered that the laptop seems to produce a lot of interference limiting the effecting receive/transmit range of the 802.11b mini-PCI card. I literally can't be more than 40-60 feet from an access point if I don't have a straigh line of sight to the...
April 10th 04 06:58 AM
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Compaq S6020wm modem problems by Bond 007
Anyone else had problems with this modem being very slow (Agere Win Modem)and have latest drivers installed? Anyone have any idea's to help me out? Thanks for any help
April 9th 04 04:15 PM
by Quaoar Go to last post
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presario 1500 powering off by steve
Hi, I'm having a problem with my Compaq Presario 1500 powering off when I do certain things. It happens SOMETIMES when I move the monitor, and SOMETIMES when I plug/unplug devices into the USB port. I've updated the BIOS with no success. I emailed Compaq support and they told me it was probably a...
April 9th 04 07:33 AM
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Memory Upgrade results in No Video; Cleared CMOS..still not booting & no video by mary
"Tom Scales" wrote in message ... I guess I have to ask the obvious question first. You did take out the new stick and see if it boots, right? Yes, Removed the new memory and tried to boot with the old memory. (I realized after I...
April 8th 04 08:35 PM
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Armada M700 DVD-ROM Drive and ATI Mobility Pro Graphics Card by Karl Shaw
Hi again all, My friend has an old company laptop of which he may be getting upgraded. I was considering taking some of the memory from that system as it is the same as the M300. My 1st question is: Can I also take the DVD-ROM drive from it and use it in my M300's Mobile Expansion Unit instead...
April 8th 04 03:17 PM
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4000S Halt on Error by ch
I have a 4000s I want to run without a keyboard or monitor. Things is, on every other computer i've seen, the bios had a setting for halt on error which if set to "none" would allow the machine to boot whether keyboard or monitor was present or not. Is it possible to get one of these to be setup in...
April 8th 04 11:12 AM
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Wanted :Compaq Presario 4800 Series restore CD by DarthVader000
I need a Compaq Presario 4800 series quickrestore CD... I would be interested in ANY 4800 series model Restore CD 4824, 4834, 4840, 4850, 4860, 4880 email me at I use Paypal. Thank you very much
April 8th 04 02:47 AM
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video card question by mfougie
Is it possible to installa video caed in my preserio S4000nx? It has on board sound and on board video I have an extra card from an old computer but I dont see a slot where it will fit. Any comments will be appreciated . Thanks
April 7th 04 05:41 PM
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softpaq won't create floppies by Earl F. Parrish
"bobG" wrote in message ... I deleted my BIOS in my Compaq Deskpro 4000n 5233MMX. Oops. I know I can live without it, but I'd like to restore the BIOS partition if possible. I've done some searching in groups, and...
April 7th 04 02:33 PM
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Presario 5540 by Georg Mildenberger
Hi, wi got an used Compaq Presario 5540 (written on the front panel). The Board seems to be a Tekram TRM P6PRO A5 V 1.02. We installed Win2k and the software shutdown won´t work. The machine gives a blue screen, does a memory dump and reboots. I would try a Bios update. Do I need a Compaq Bios or...
April 6th 04 09:58 PM
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7EL193 Compaq Lost QuickRestore CD or diskette by ThomasStraten
Hi, I have a 7EL193 Compaq Presario, I have the CD Recovery and the Compaq companion CD but I miss the QuickRestore CD or diskette to run the CD Recovery. Can somebody zip me the diskette or indicate the manual procedure to reinstall from scratch this computer? I am absolutely hopeless as I...
April 6th 04 08:05 PM
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Step by step guide needed ...please help? by Earl F. Parrish
wrote in message ... On Tue, 30 Mar 2004 09:25:04 -0500, "Tom Scales" wrote: OK, these instructions assume you have backed up everything you need to back up, as it will wipe out your hard drive. ...
April 5th 04 10:42 AM
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BackWeb Lite -- is it necessary or even helpful? by Callidetic
My protection software always includes Back Web Lite among its list of problematic spyware but does note that Compaq systems included it purposefully. My questions: Why did Compaq include it? Is it necessary or helpful? What happens if I delete the "offending" files?
April 5th 04 02:20 AM
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M700 DVD drive reads DVD+RW???? by Posting2002
I have a problem with this drive, in Windows 2000 I cannot read any DVD+RW disk, but I can read DVD+R fine. Does anybody know if it's supposed to be like this from hardware or will a software driver update fix it? THANKS!!!
April 4th 04 02:41 PM
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4550 hangs with win 98 se by Rick
Hi I restored a old Presario 4550 with Windows 98 SE. Now at a sporadic point it wants to freeze. However the mouse still works. It just wont go any were. Sometimes if you wait a bit it will return to normal. Other times you can c/a/d/ and restart. It will list various program not responding. Not...
April 4th 04 04:38 AM
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RAM Upgrade on Armada M300 by Karl Shaw
Hi, I own a M300 and was wondering a) how much RAM the system can take max, b) how many slots I should have, and c) where can I find some cheap RAM? TIA, Karl
April 3rd 04 10:57 PM
by David Go to last post
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Proliant ML370 fan question... by Andrew Farmer
I have tried changing the fans on an ML370 server to some quieter ones, but it keeps saying that the CPU fan has failed and that the slot fan is not present. I rewired the connections from the originals onto the newer ones. The fans are running OK, so how is it detecting the failure etc? Is there...
April 3rd 04 10:48 PM
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How do I change the boot order on the Presario 5150? by Dan O.
Hello.. I am planning to install WinXP so I upgraded the BIOS to the latest that I could find (11/99, I think) and when I go to the BIOS setup (F12) there is no boot menu that I can find and of course it wont' boot from the CD. Is there another way to get to the boot menu??? Thanks! Dan O.
April 3rd 04 02:12 PM
by DEJ57 Go to last post
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Dual HDD advice, please! by Russell W. Barnes
"Russell W. Barnes" wrote in message ... Hello, COMPAQ PRESARIO 5000 SERIES, 5WV254 Running WINME I have just replaced the 20Gb HDD (Quantum Fireball 3.5 series) with a Western Digital 80Gb drive. Everything...
April 3rd 04 01:00 PM
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Dead Pesario 5423 US by RAF
I'm attempting to rejuvenate a non-booting Presario, 5423 US. The hints of life include *the green power light *one quick flash of the keyboard lights when the power is first tuned on *the spinning CPU fan *a few seconds of CD drives flashing, although when there is a CD in the drive, nothing...
April 3rd 04 01:46 AM
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