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1 Attachment(s) 5070 will not boot...at all by RedWingFan
My wife has a Presario 5070. Running Win98se. She said she had been having trouble with it returning from standby. So much so she had that box pop up askeing her since she had so much trouble returning from standby did she want to prevent it from going into standby again. She said no. Anyway,...
August 13th 03 03:31 AM
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Linux on a Presario 5000? by donut
"trimicada" wrote in : Has anyone put Linux on a 5WV254 Presario? I am putting together a new system as my primary, so thought I'd use the Presario to try to learn a bit about Linux. Any hints or tips? ...
August 13th 03 09:50 AM
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ram upgrade for hp compaq laptop by Ichi the Killer
hi. as the proud new owner of a hp compaq nx9005 laptop, i am looking to upgrade the ram from the standard 256Mg, by buying either another 256 chip or a 512 chip, just unsure of the types of ram that i am looking for for maximum compatability, any help would be appreciated thanks Matt
August 13th 03 12:58 PM
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Presario 9232 by Paul Dixon
I have an old Presario 9232 that I wish to consign to a different task. To do that, I need to be able to boot from CD. To date, I have not managed to find a key combination that will let me access the Setup ROM to see if a boot from CD option is available. Can anyone advise me how to do...
August 13th 03 01:40 PM
by Mike Calkins Go to last post
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drivers for presario 2200 by claude rogers
I know you guys will hate me, but I am installing 98 on a presario 2200 for my mother-in-law, don't have any original software for this thing, checked on compaq site couldn't find anything, need video, modem, and sound drivers, can anyone help......
August 14th 03 08:34 AM
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Problems with Norton Anti-Virus 2003 on pressario laptops. by David McCoy
Both my father and I are experiencing problems with the system either locking up during or os files becoming corrupted after installing Nortons Anti-Virus updates. So far this year both systems have required me to do full formats and re-installs of xp. Just wondering if this is a common problem. My...
August 14th 03 12:18 PM
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Presario 2701US overheating, heatsink and fan problems by Bob Fleischer
I have a year and a half old Presario 2701US laptop running Windows XP Home. Over the past few weeks the system has been just shutting down (needing a complete reboot) with increasing frequency. It got to the point where I could rarely get it to start up completely, and doing something...
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August 14th 03 01:53 PM
by Bob Fleischer Go to last post
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Is memeory specific to each make of computer? (Copmpaq / HP swap) by Mike in DE.
I realize this is an easy question for anybody who posts to this group, but I'm a little slow :) My mother in law gave my two year old a presario 4160 to play around on (hard drive has been formated and it is running windows 98) but it only has 24 MB of RAM (not enough to play his Winnie the Pooh...
August 14th 03 03:57 PM
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hard drive by Todd Smalley
I would like to increase my hard drive space on my 5bw284. What should I buy and where can I get it. Todd Smalley
August 15th 03 01:34 AM
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Presario 7400 Problems by Richard Phillips
I inherited a dead 7400 (no disks, no video output at all, but the drives and CPU fan were running). It responded partially to a new motherboard, but still is not running right. It boots up to Win 98SE, and then gives a message that there is a problem with the display settings. The desktop does...
August 15th 03 02:35 AM
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1/2/4-Channel Smart Array Controller by Nitass
Hi All, I'm confuse about channel # of smart array controller. Could you pls explain me? And if I've 1-channel smart array controller, can I create more than one array? (Such as array A with 2 physical disk use RAID 1 and array B with 3 physical disk use RAID 5)
August 15th 03 03:32 PM
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Armada M700 possible memory upgrade by Dre
Hi all, I have a Compaq Armada M700. It currently has 2 64mb memory modules installed, and I have just got a 128mb module off a friend who has just upgraded their laptop. Now their laptop is a no name clone and so is the memory. Will this memory work in my laptop at all? or do I need to...
August 15th 03 04:55 PM
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Nero 6 and XP by 2manyhobbies
Anyone having problems with their Presario using Nero 6 under XP? I just get toasters. I 'v tried Maxwell and Memorex CDs.... ... When I use the Record Now Program that came with the machine I have no problems. Any comments Thanks
August 15th 03 06:57 PM
by 2manyhobbies Go to last post
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config a compaq array 3200 in a non compaq pc? by David Bartram
How can I install a Compaq smart array controller 3200 on a non-Compaq machine? I recently acquired (was exchanged for an old computer) a Compaq smart array controller and some drives. All the installation instructions for it refer to using the Compaq smartstart utility. However this won't work on...
August 16th 03 12:23 AM
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Highest processor in 5423US? by MICHAEL
Compaq says the highest the 5423US can go is 2.0,but Sandra reports 2.3 or better.I've seen reports by other owners who successfully installed 2.4 P4's,and been told it can go as high as 2.6,with the newest bios update.And speaking of bios updates,just how reliable are Compaq's?Since the chip is...
August 17th 03 05:00 AM
by MICHAEL Go to last post
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Problem with Power Management by Markstar
Hi, (useless questions here) I have a Presario 1500 and when I watch a DVD, everything works fine until I unplug the AC. After that the playback is messed up, eg. the sound is sloppy and the picture hangs sometimes. My guess is that the power management kicks in, thus slowing down the CPU and...
August 17th 03 12:54 PM
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0 for 2 by Tom Scales
Without more specific model numbers it is going to be virtually impossible to help. Tom "JohnF" wrote in message ... Hi all... Computer 1: Bought 2 Compaq's at a BOCES school auction. Didn't get any disks or...
August 17th 03 08:22 PM
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Installing Fast Ethernet 10/100 PC Card by Voodoo
I'm trying to install a Network Everywhere Fast Ethernet 10/100 PC Card Model No: NP100 in a Compaq Presario Notebook model 1200-XL118 running Windows 2000 Professional with service pack 3. When Win2K starts up, the new hardward wizard detects the pc card but under the wrong name. Then when I try...
August 18th 03 12:05 AM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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Hold Times 41min & Counting! by SCW
Once again tonight I have been on HOLD trying to get thru to tech support. 41 minutes later I still am on HOLD! WTF is going on with Compaq's tech support lines? It has been like this all damn week long. Yesterday was the longest I held for...2 fugging hours!...still on hold when I finally gave...
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August 18th 03 12:59 AM
by David B. Go to last post
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Formating Presario 1681 by Miss Jo Anne CD
Hello..I have a friend who has a Compaq Presario 1681 someone gave him and he wishes to format it and do a clean install of Windows XP onto it...How would one format the hard drive of this particular computer and how does one start it in MS-DOS mode?..Thank you ever so much
August 18th 03 01:01 AM
by David B. Go to last post
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