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Hi. by Nasa Researcher
Also were can I purchase a boot disk. Titus Francoeur
February 15th 06 09:44 PM
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Compaq 5240 and WD 120Gb hard drive by Nashk
My original Seagate 10G is damaged, so I am trying to replace it with WD 120G drive as a master. However, regardless of various permutations of jumper settings, when I try to install any OS, it fails on a blue screen error. I haven't upgraded any BIOS s/w or anything. Can somebody please point me...
December 28th 03 11:45 PM
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Compaq Presario Pentium 4 tower missing recovery CDs, anyway to restore from generic Windows XP CD using Compaq's Product Key? by Nate Goulet
I'm asked to fix a friend's Compaq Presario. The machine had a virus, and the hardware works fine. The last time I fixed it, I used the recovery partition. I asked him to order the recovery CDs from Compaq, and they did. I attempted to restore the machine from the discs Compaq sent, and...
May 7th 09 11:28 PM
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Deskpro 2000 by Nate Rosenthal
School I work for has some Deskpro 2000s donated. In one that had W95, I reformatted the the hard drive and put W98 on it. Couplee of things. 1) I get this line across the screen. Shall I assume that the video card may be on its way out? 2) After installing the Ethernet Controller I can get...
July 8th 04 11:22 AM
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hp drivers by Nate Rosenthal
Have a donated computer with a HP 7200 series cd burner installed. I don't have anything in the way of software. Where can I get drivers for it. HPs website is not exactly the forthcoming.
June 14th 04 03:43 PM
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memory question by Nate Rosenthal
Want to upgrade memory in Presario 2172us notebook. Want to use same brand. Would prefer to buy memory before opening machine. Does Compaq use one brand . Is there a way to find out Thanks
February 6th 04 05:34 PM
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Compaq vs HP by Nate Rosenthal
I know that Compaqs and HPs are pretty much the same. Saw a Compaq 2172 that is comaprable to the HP 4502. In the specs I noticed that the HP had a soundblaster 16 sound card and it wasn't there in the Compaq. Is it in the Compaq or not. One would think that it is, but..... -- Nate Rosenthal
November 10th 03 01:57 AM
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Presario 2172US by Nate Rosenthal
Just bought a new Compaq Presario 2172 Ahtlon that is advertised as 2500+ and is supposed to go at 1.87 GHz. When I go into System Information, it says 519 MHz. Why is that happeneing and what can I do about it. I have had the machine about a week. -- Nate Rosenthal
December 16th 03 07:33 PM
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Bad Hard Drive in Compaq Presario by Nathan Bump
Wondering if anyone has information about the best hard drive replacements for compaq presario laptops. In particular, presario 700US series, and also regarding any compatibility problems experienced when installing new hard drives, not from compaq. Any help would be appreciated.
April 22nd 04 09:16 PM
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presario desktop boot disk by Nathan W. Collier
a friend dropped off his compaq presario desktop 5251 after wiping the harddrive by vaccuming out the case (got the vaccum to close to the hard drive). im attempting to reinstall his system for him but i dont have any of the original software. i have no problem installing xp pro on the machine. ...
February 18th 04 08:06 PM
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HP 6005 MT motherboard by navyfalcon
Can not find MotherBoard manual on the internet, also checked with HP. Need information on CPU fan connection (blue, green, yellow, black are the wires). The best I could find, a different forum thinks that it supplies 1 amp (as most MOBO supply 1 amp) and the fan draws less than 1/4 amp and is...
August 16th 16 11:14 PM
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HP 6005 Pro Mini Tower - add side chassis fan by navyfalcon
I recently obtained the below computer and I want to add a side chassis fan through a 4 control fan speed controller (listed on ebay). The Power Supply has unusual connectors. Any suggestions on connector adapters for 4 pin molex to the power supply connectors. Then the speed controller would...
August 13th 16 09:00 PM
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Compaq Presario 1692 Notebook PC by [email protected]
He formateado el disco por varios problemas ahora no se como volver al estado original tengo el CD de recovery pero no se hacer Alguien me puede ayudar Gracias
September 10th 05 12:33 AM
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Compaq 1688 looking for DVD drive by nbrowser
I am looking for a dvd drive for my Compaq 1688 laptop. It has a cd drive in it now. Does anyone know which part # will work in a 1688? I have replaced the AMD K2-400 mhz processor with a AMD K2+ 475 mhz, replaced the 4.3 gig hard drive wth a 30 gig hard drive and maxed the memory at 192 meg. If I...
February 13th 05 02:12 PM
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compaq presario sr 5160 xp professional problem by [email protected]
I have a compaq presario model no. SR.5160 and my processor is core 2 duo and my operating system is xp professional My problem is I have a software which supports only win 95. In this situation how to slove my problem.. Kindly adivice in this regard Thanking you
July 12th 07 11:33 AM
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Presario 5184 Disable onboard video by Neal Stone
How do I disable onboard video for a Presario 5184?
November 28th 03 04:35 PM
by Shadow Go to last post
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safe mode by Ned Protter
On my Presario 7922 with Windows 98, AdAware may stall when deleting malware. Presumably, that's because the malware is loaded. AdAware will delete this stuff in the safe mode, but I have trouble starting in the safe mode. I've tried each of the control keys and F8. What could be wrong?
November 20th 04 10:40 PM
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Do Compaq Armada M700s feature Speedstep CPUs? by Neil Barras
I rescued 4 of these systems from an office clearance. There are 2x 500MHz P3s, 1x 650MHz P3 and 1x 600/750. It is this last one that raises the question, because in the BIOS, it is reported as a 750, whilst CPUz reports a 600. What's the reason? Thanks, Neil
September 30th 06 03:30 PM
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Erratic CD - Time to replace? by Neil Day
Hi all, I have a Presario 5008CA that's almost 2 years old. No problems with it with the exception that it never kept the proper hour time, but the minutes yes. Anyway about a week ago the BIOS started giving the message that it's detecting the hard disk, then detecting the CD. So then the CD...
August 19th 03 03:01 PM
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Setup - CPQCM.sys missing by Neil Robinson
Hello folks, Rod in 2002 posted a message which describes my problem exactly: I am trying to access the setup utility from floppys created by downloading from the compaq web site. This is on a deskpro 2000 5233mmx. There is no diagnostic partition on the hard drive. When I load the utility and...
September 2nd 04 08:47 AM
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