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Video card problem by Befuddled
I installed a Diamond Stealth 500 card in a 7360 running Win200Pro. Other than there's no configuration software the card seems to running fine. The problem is using games such as Star Wars:Pod Racer. The intros look fine but when it gets to the games the screen flickers making it useless to play ...
April 6th 05 10:26 PM
by Befuddled Go to last post
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Presario 5009SR Win ME cant get into bios to check hard drive for failure by L&D
I keep getting different kinds of blue screens, lockups, hangings. Restored to an older date, didn't help. Uninstalled anything I had installed, ran virus, spyware check & all of that. Ran scan disk & had tons of errors that it said it fixed. Tried to run defrag & system kept locking up. I...
April 6th 05 10:46 PM
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compaq desktop 5wv254 uwave motherboard's user manual by laziz
I need an info on compaq desktop 5wv254 uwave motherboard's user manual. Where it can be downloaded? Thanx.
April 7th 05 03:42 AM
by Nevans Go to last post
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Burner problem by Beowulfie
I've got a Presario 5008sr and I just added a dvd/cd burner. The player seems to work ok and the reader loaded the software fine but when I tried to burn a short dvd with some clips I had it ended in error. I also added 256 memory to the 128 that I already had. I was using Nero 3 that came with...
April 8th 05 03:13 AM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Compaq 5000 (5wv254) Unk Hard Error - Can't Install OS by brianfry
I have a relative's Presario 5WV254 that is killing me. I attempted to do an OS upgrade to Win XP Pro (from ME). The software did it's compatibility check, said it was ok, and I started. Locked up half way through the install. Attempted many things... but ended up removing the hard drive,...
April 10th 05 12:30 AM
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7150 Quick restore zip password by Newsgroups
I'm trying to access a couple of programs from my old Presario 7100 family quick restore cd. The system itself died a long time ago. I have tried 'PREDATORxxx'and 'SMDCOMSUMER' (which were supposed to work with older cds) but no success. Does anyone know what the zip passwords are? Thanks in...
April 11th 05 12:31 AM
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Adding wireless mini PCI to Presario 2100US. by Timothy Lange
I have a Presario 2100US, I got a Compaq/HP mini PCI wireless card (Broadcom) to put into my laptop. However, I do not see the antenna wires. Are they tucked away in my case or do I need to buy them too? Thanks, Tim Lange West Lafayette, IN USA
April 11th 05 05:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Compaq Presaio 7598 Pinout by Dike
Hello I have a serious problem..... a bought a new case for my compaq presario 7598, unluckly I threw away the old one and I did not wrought the pinout. Saw I need help to configure the new Case-Cabinet. Thanks 1000 Simon It
April 12th 05 01:38 AM
by Dike Go to last post
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Compaq lte5000 by Phil
Hi there, Unfortunatly, I've formatted myHD on a LTE5000 and now I can't reach my floppy drive any longer ! So what should I do to recover the functionality of the floppy drive ? Any help would be appreciate Regards
April 12th 05 11:15 PM
by jerome Go to last post
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Video drivers for old Compaq by Bevin Breitkreuz
Hi, I acquired an old Compaq Presario 1621 laptop from a company that was throwing it out, of course they wiped the hard drive and had no install/restore CDs, etc. for it. I put Win 98 SE on it but the generic video drivers are terrible. I searched the net for the drivers and found ones by...
April 12th 05 11:55 PM
by Bevin Breitkreuz Go to last post
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Compaq Armada 7400 AC Adaptor Pin Assignment needed by Daniel \Stonegate\ Fischer
Hi there, a friend gave me some old Compaq Armada 7400 Laptop. Unfortunately without an ac adaptor. Since i am a bit into electronics i thought of building my own adaptor. Thus i need to know the pin assignment of the 4 PIN Connector on the Laptop. Compaq told me it is a ISO EN60320 / IEC 320...
April 13th 05 01:11 PM
by Arne Herman Falch Go to last post
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Replacing HardDrive on DeskPro 2000 6266MMX by daljaxon
I need a little advice. I put in a 6.4 gig hd in the pc, but the boot sequence wont run the boot disk I have in it. I press F1 to get into setup, but the pc does not go into it. A cursor just flashes on the left side of the screen. I am using a window 98SE boot disk set up for large hard...
April 14th 05 10:06 PM
by Dr Gordon Crowbar Go to last post
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Presario 1650 laptop - floppy drive by [email protected]
The floppy drive on my 1650 laptop would do nothing but make a grinding noise. Thinking I could run without a floppy I removed the cable from the zif connector and fired it up. It stopped the noise but it also shut down the cd-rom drive. Are these two somehow interconnected? Im wondering if I might...
April 15th 05 01:36 AM
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Upgrading Presario 1255 memory? by Wayne
Is there a way through the bios (or other non-destructive means) to increase the ram memory capacity of a Compaq Presario 1255? In other words can a 256mb ram expansion be made to work? The manufacturer's stated max is 160mb. Thanks Wayne
April 15th 05 02:46 AM
by Steve W. Go to last post
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Presario 7000 by Jesus Alvarado !!
Wont boot to any hard drive , will boot off A: drive , and cd rom (loads XP) but will not boot from the hard disk ? I tried both IDE channels and different cables and drives . Thanks in advance
April 15th 05 08:20 PM
by Jesus Alvarado !! Go to last post
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Video res problem / Presario 7470 by Mark F.
After a re-partitioning, formatting, and reloading of the hard disk I am unable to change the video resolution above 640x480. The colors will display up to "True Color" however. All the drivers were downloaded from Compaq support site. The system: Presario 7470 Desktop WD 20GB HDD (single FAT32...
April 17th 05 02:43 PM
by Mark F. Go to last post
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Presario Laptop 12XL403 by Rob
Please forgive me if I am asking in the wrong place or indeed if I am the only person not to know the answer to my problem! How do I get into the FULL BIOS for this computer? I can only see a very simple BIOS (pressing F10) and I have on order a new hard disk whih (I assume) I will need to set up....
April 17th 05 09:41 PM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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Cannot accessFloppy drives/disks by kawika
hello.. For some reason I am unable to acess my floppy drive on My Presario 5695. I put in the disk and a box pops up.. PLEASE INSERT DISK... Hello - disk is in.. Drive fails to read the disk or even acknolwedge it's present.. Please help.. I need the info on these disks.. Running XP Home...
April 18th 05 12:06 PM
by HH Go to last post
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Laptop Presario 1245 by Fairplay
Question on our model 1245 notebook ... Its not and has not been used with the Internet...OS Windows 2000 Pro/AMD k-6 3D Processor AT/AT Compatible with 163.380 KB Ram... Unit has two batteries and the problem Im about to describe happens with either and or the A/C adaptor...Unit will be running...
April 18th 05 09:51 PM
by Fairplay Go to last post
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new vga-card: reboot -> system options not set by tim moor
dear compaq gurus i installed a new nvidia vga card in a deskop 1000 mhz (w2k). now on every reboot i receive a messege: 162 system options not set. even if i confirm this message with f1 the message is still here after the next reboot. i then entered the bios and saved the altered configuration....
April 18th 05 10:23 PM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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