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Compaq Presario 5020 Bios Question by Tiggs
How do I get into the BIOS of a Compaq Presario 5020?
April 29th 04 08:11 PM
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CD-RW status glowing red by Papatom
I woke this morning and found my CD-RW drive hadc a red glowing status light. Fow a while the computer would not even register the E drive was even there. It now shows the CD drive as present, but it will not read CD's. Does this mean that the drive needs to be replaced? I have a Presario...
April 29th 04 11:11 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Compaq Armada 1700 Win 98 issues by BibleMan John
I receive this error everytime I reboot: RED and blue SCREEN in a DOS environment NAV Auto-Protect "Unable to initilize the virus scanning engine database files." OK
April 28th 04 11:30 PM
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CDRW drive not being recognized by tele64
Help! Fairly new iomagic CDRW drive NOW not being recognized by XP.... Thanks in advance, tele64
April 28th 04 01:06 AM
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FS: Compaq 14" TFT assembly for Presario 1200, 1600, 1800, and 1900series $100 by gregory trimper
Good condition, full assembly, tested working with no dead or void pixels. Will NOT upgrade DSTN (dual-scan) models to TFT (active matrix) without a motherboard swap, as the motherboard has connectors for one or the other, but not both. email is valid. located in WI, USA. thanks! GTr
April 27th 04 08:07 PM
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Can I get a recovey number w/o serial number? by Dr John
A friend has a Presario 5630. I am trying to d/l it for her but don't have her serial number. I am trying to get a hold of her to get it. In the mean time, are there alternative locations other than http://www.dewaldsr.com ? I can't get enough bandwidth there. TIA Dr....
April 27th 04 12:00 PM
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Upgrading 5BW220 from ME to Win2000? by Pat Blank
I want to upgrade a Presario 5BW220 from Windows ME to Windows 2000 Pro. I want to do a fresh install of Win2k. I've searched for drivers using Compaq's support as a guide. So far I have the following Win2k drivers: Compaq Inet keyboard driver (Compaq site) Latest Rompaq, if needed (Compaq's...
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April 26th 04 04:56 PM
by Uncle Vinnie Go to last post
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HDD not recognized by puter?.....HELP!!! by DavidG35
Got myself an ebay special Compaq Presario 12XL300 Laptop minus hard drive. I've tried to install 3 known good hard drives and none are recognized in the bios and I get the message "Operating system not found" on boot. Any suggestions besides staying away from ebay? GMAN
April 26th 04 06:52 AM
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Need to Replace Hard Drive - Presario 7470 by doS
"Steve" wrote in message ... I need to replace the existing (the original) 30 GB hard drive in my Presario Model 7470, purchased in April 2000. 1. What kind of drive do I need to purchase and what restrictions...
April 26th 04 06:03 AM
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Compaq 5600i Presario Upgrade? by John Foster
I have upgraded my brother-in-law's Compaq Presario 5600i from Win 98SE to Windows ME. As you might have already guessed, I am having some PCI Audio and Modem problems of not being recognized. All he gave me was the Compaq restoration disk which doesn't seem to have drivers on it. Can...
April 26th 04 03:59 AM
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HH suggest a new PCI vid card by tele64
For Presario 5240. XP Home, AMD K6 3D processor 395 Mhz, 384 MB RAM, 80 GB HD Thanks in advance, tele64
April 26th 04 12:27 AM
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Compaq FAQ by HH
Helpful Links: For drivers, software, manuals/docs http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/ For Quickrestore CDs: http://qrcons.orderz.com/page1.asp For Compaq spare parts http://vztxesppro3.cce.hp.com/hpparts/Default.asp?mscssid=035V7F6T9K0U9JCT3BQC64L4GC57AGB1 For Compaq...
April 25th 04 10:45 PM
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video module for presario 5240 by tele64
Can the video module on the Presario desktop 5240 be upgraded? XP Home, AMD K6 3D processor 395 Mhz, 384 MB RAM, 80 GB HD Thanks in advance, tele64
April 25th 04 03:16 PM
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Systemax anyone ? by Rob F. in Houston
Anyone have a Systemax desktop, what do you think of it ? Tigerdirec.com http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=1344 pushes them and they have product reviews but as you can imagine they are all very good reviews so what is the real story ? No Systemax and...
April 25th 04 04:13 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Mobo pinout for Presario 7151? by Impmon
A year ago I swapped the motherboard for a different one with faster CPU. At the time I didn't realize the mobo didn't have details silkscreened and I no longer have the Compaqw case for the front panel wire and I can't quirte figure which pins on the mobo are used for power switch, power LED,...
April 25th 04 03:16 AM
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Help, i cant find a bios update! by RaVeNsMoKe
I have a Evo D310v computer with a MS-6541 motherboard. I recently upgraded processor from a p4 1.8 to a p4 2.8. I need to find a bios update so the processor steps properly. Please help.
April 24th 04 07:49 PM
by TheSith Go to last post
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Presario Hard Drive Failing by Steve
Hi! I need help with a bad hard drive. I have a Compaq Presario that I bought in 1999 (2000??) whose hard drive is failing. It is a model 161494-002. A few months ago I got a message (that pops up when ever I boot) that the hard disk detects drive failure is imminent. I just kept hitting F1...
April 24th 04 06:27 PM
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Presario 17xl460 Laptop - Drive Replacement by klaatu
Original drive has gone south. When looking for a replacement drive, I wonder of the size limitation of the BIOS . Would anyone have an answer, or a pointer in the right direction? Any suggestions? TIA
April 24th 04 03:59 PM
by HH Go to last post
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M300 P3 600 O/C by Karl Shaw
Hey all, me again, I have an M300 with a Pentium 3 600Mhz chip. Any way I can overclock this without the need of extra cooling/modification? TIA, Karl.
April 24th 04 11:55 AM
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Hd Upgrade by [email protected]
I have a Compaq Presario 4090US, It came with a 30 GIG Hard Drive, I was thinking about upgrading it to a 100+ gig or so.. my question is there a limitiation on how big of a HD you can put in this system.... Thanks
April 24th 04 04:32 AM
by HH Go to last post
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