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Unbelievable, 'sod's law' - power supply blows by poachedeggs
I've had assistance here lately with my Deskpro EN SFF 886. I had been ignoring a sound like the hard drive switching itself on and off for a little while now and tonight it sems the power supply has blown. There was a small pop and a smell of burning and the green light's out for good, with a...
December 19th 08 06:22 PM
by William R. Walsh[_2_] Go to last post
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Compaq Deskpro EP by fcga1976
Hi, I have a Compaq Deskpro EP/C466 with an Intel 810 chipset. It is a Celeron 466MHz with 256MB RAM. I am looking on the net about upgrading the processor to a Pentiun III but couldn't find anything. It is too difficult because it is an "old" computer. Can I put a Pentium III processor on it?...
May 7th 06 04:32 PM
by El Bandito Go to last post
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Help! Cannot format C. Boot from bootdisk. A:\Format c: bad command by [email protected]
i created a bootdisk form windows 98SE of the computer. I want to format c drive. Booted from the boot disk. Shift+F5 goes to Prompt. And got bad command after typing format c: Please help!
July 31st 06 02:34 PM
by Earl F. Parrish Go to last post
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2100/2178ea Video, Processor Or Mainboard Upgrade by Eugene Mac Mahon
Ok, I Think I Know The Answer Is No To This Question Before I Ask It But Here Goes. Is There Any Options To Upgrade A Compaq Presario 2100 (model 2178ea) Apart From Memory? Ideally I'd Like To Upgrade The Amd Xp-m 2500+ Processor. If I Had To, Id Replace The Mainboard But I Think It Could Be A...
May 29th 07 02:32 PM
by HH Go to last post
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proliant 800 by nissaba
hi, i just wanted to know what was the fastest CPU spped you can put on a proliant 800. I got 1 for free :) and it came with a 350mhz cpu on it.
July 11th 07 06:42 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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OT Interesting Note by Kevin Childers
Spoke to one of HPs Road Warriors today. Helped him get set-up for some sales event on the road and what not. He (an reportedly his coworkers) are really happy with their brand new HP laptops. No surprise there, given every sales guy loves a new toy, but the when I asked about the OS, it wasn't...
August 10th 07 06:49 PM
by msg Go to last post
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Presario 5116EA by Bruce Varney
I have a Presario 5116EA that will not restore from the recovery disk. The OS is ME and is totally screwed, lots of blue screens of death, freezes up etc. I did swap the hard drive and loaded W2K and the PC behaves normally so no hardware problems. I have swapped back the hard...
September 9th 07 06:11 PM
by Bruce Varney Go to last post
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Hard drive partitions not recognised in computer by JD Francis
I have an HP Compaq D310 Desktop, and recently purchased a Hitachi Deskstar T7K250. When this hard drive is in the computer and I try to run the Windows XP Professional setup CD, it does not recognise any of the partitions and is unable to modify the disk in any way. When I connect the drive to...
November 19th 08 10:04 PM
by - Bobb - Go to last post
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Compaq W8000 With 4GB Showing 3440 MB by Will
I installed eight 512MB RDIMMs (using authorized Compaq part numbers for the memory) onto a Compaq W8000 workstation. At bootup the computer BIOS is reporting only 3440 MB present. Is this a limitation of a particular BIOS release? Is it corrected by a later upgrade? Or would this indicate...
November 20th 08 12:46 PM
by joe Go to last post
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Presario 1230 Restore Cd, missing product key by jimbo
Well I tried to restore my compaq presario 1230, but don't have the manual with the product key. I bought this laptop from a friend since the screen was bad. Come to find out that it was just a $40 cable.. I've tried dozens of product keys that I have from computers that I don't need anymore. ...
December 5th 03 06:40 PM
by Quaoar Go to last post
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pin out for compaq presario 4764 by Kevin Falconer
I'm bound and determined to find out why this NEW power supply from compaq does not start up. The cmos battery is a good 3v and has been cleared. When trying to bench test I applied a 1/2 amp load to a 5v circuit then jumpered green wire to ground wire and nothing. I dont think the green wire is...
November 25th 03 09:28 PM
by Kevin Childers Go to last post
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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
by RedWingFan Go to last post
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Quick Restore by Greg
For sale compaq Quick restore cd rom Presario Model 5190. $20.00 shipped
September 20th 03 07:29 AM
by Not Me Go to last post
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Compaq Proliant 5500 won't power up by Jim Balson
I just bought a used Compaq Proliant 5500 server. I installed Linux on it and all is working OK. I then wanted to have a look 'inside'. So I removed the side cover and began to poke around a bit. I removed the CPU's and the CPU Power Modules. I put them back in, just wanted to check them out. I...
September 19th 03 12:05 AM
by Mike Calkins Go to last post
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virtual memory problems by casdon
I have a Compaq Presario s4000nx-cel and I get msgs about low virtual memory and I have not install any software any hints/ answers as to how to correct this and has anyone else run into this problem?.Casdon
October 14th 03 12:41 PM
by casdon Go to last post
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Deskpro EP/SB says my new 80GB disk is only 14GB ? by kalev-
Hi all. Its a PIII 450 MHZ or some such... Any one know why the BIOS is somhow trying to convince me that the new Seagate 80GB IDE disk is only 14.5GB ? The BIOS is from 1999 "686T2" I think it said. Hopeless or..? jk -- Every day above ground is a good day
November 12th 03 02:59 AM
by abcd Go to last post
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video card vibrate by No.6
My ati video card is vibrating. Do I need to worry about this quickly? Do I really need to buy a new video fast?
November 14th 03 08:03 PM
by No.6 Go to last post
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Blue Screen Of Death/DVD by SSeaW
Hi I have never had issues before playing DVD's on my notebook now today all of a sudden, I keep getting that 'blue screen'. This is the message I get: A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
November 17th 03 01:44 PM
by SSeaW Go to last post
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Compaq Tech support going down-hill, anyone know why? by Pham
Just recently, the video output from my Presario notebook began to fail. The LCD works fine, but the video feed is crap whether it's going to the LCD, or VGA out. Any who, my question is why is Compaq Tech Support seem to be incompetent lately? Not that I have anything against the tech support...
November 24th 03 12:39 AM
by the yeti Go to last post
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Win98 "pci system bus" on Presario 1700 by HH
What OS was originally installed? HH "emjay" wrote in message ... Hello all, I have downloaded the relevant files from http://www29.compaq.com/falco/sp_result.asp?Model=3677&Os=8 but device manager still reports...
July 31st 03 01:32 PM
by Quaoar Go to last post
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