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FA Compaq 5440 parts machine.... by IXR
Greetings, I have a 5440 that I used for a couplke years then it came up... "boot disk read erroe" I removed the hard drive and have desided to build another machine so to Ebay it goes! If you need a parts machine, it can be seen...
February 11th 04 08:06 AM
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Opinions wanted: Compaq R3030US / R3050US Laptop by Dave
Buying a new laptop this week - for price and features, the Compaq R3030US (or if I decide I really need a DVD burner, the R3050) seems to have everything I could ask for, at a price I can afford. But how good are they? I've heard some negatives about Compaq, but then again I've heard bad things...
February 11th 04 04:06 AM
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No keyboards by jay
I have two compaq deskpros one is a celaron 400 with the real small case and the other is a p3 550 full tower. Both are running win 2000 sp4. My problem is that neither one will boot up with out a keyboard hooked up. Im using pcanywhere to control them and don't want to hook up a keyboard everytime...
February 11th 04 12:06 AM
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Persario 5002 US Upgrade to XP Home by Tate Jackson
I've run into a problem upgrading from Windows ME to XP Home on a Presario 5002US Desktop. We can't do a Clean install or an Upgrade Install. The XP installation disk refused to copy over 10 or 15 files. They are mostly .dll files and .drv files. The install gets to about 99 percent complete...
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February 10th 04 12:41 PM
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Dead presario 1720US, help please by Yi Qiang
hi, My presario 1720US stopped booting yesterday, the power won't even turn on. When I plug in my ac adaptor, the black bar's light is supposed to be solid green, but not it just flashes. The battery won't charge, and the laptop won't boot at all. Can anyone tell me what the flashing means? ...
February 10th 04 12:36 AM
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Compaq R3000 UPS and Insight Manager? by David K
We currently have numerous Compaq/HP R3000 UPS's that I have set up in each rack that are attached to a UPS group controller server via serial cable. The UPS group members are "attached" to the group controller via TCP/IP. When I setup the compaq power agents, they defaulted to a 5 minute...
February 9th 04 06:14 PM
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new compaq presario by elad elkoby
does anyone know of a website that rates compaq laptops. thank you.
February 9th 04 03:01 PM
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Help!!! by Ron
I have a Preario 7360 and I ran the Quick Restore CD and now I can't open any programs. It won't open My Computer or anything other than RUN. Any help would be greatly appreciated...Ron
February 9th 04 12:41 AM
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Help!!! by Ron
I have a Preario 7360 and I ran the Quick Restore CD and now I can't open any programs. It won't open My Computer or anything other than RUN. Any help would be greatly appreciated...Ron
February 9th 04 12:39 AM
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Processor question presario 5240 by
I recently purchased the max processor for my presario 5240 (AMD K6 550MHZ) along with new fan and heat sink. My question is: how difficult is it to replace the processor? I would like to do it myself if possible. thanks.....
February 8th 04 07:30 PM
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Msvcp60.dll is linked to missing export Msvcrt.dll....... by me again
I have a Compaq 5192 running Windows98 FE and I have just started getting this error message when I try to start certain programs such as Works 6.0, Nero Burning ROM and a few others. Also get another box that says - a device attached to the system is not functioning. In trying to track down the...
February 8th 04 03:47 PM
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Restoring Deskpro XL 6200 by Britt Morelli Hansen
I'm interested in installing Linux on my old Deskpro XL 6200. I have downloaded the configuration utility, but it won't start from the floppy. I get the following message: 172 EISA Configuration Nonvolatile Memory Invalid Initialization aborted Run Configuration Utility 1782-Disk Controller...
February 8th 04 03:35 PM
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Presario 425 serial port problem. by David Oberst
I'm trying to get a file off an old Compaq Presario 425, which has a floppy drive so dirty or otherwise wrecked that I can't write to it. I'm not in a position to do anything heroic like replace the drive or do any serious monkeying with the machine. It is running DR-DOS 7.0.2 and not connected to...
February 8th 04 05:57 AM
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Help disassembling 1800T display by [email protected]
I have a Compaq 1800T laptop whose hinges have failed. I located and acquired a new set of hinges, but I have to open up the display unit to attach them. I haven't been able to find anything on the web or newsgroups, and it's not obvious how to approach the task. I really don't want to just start...
February 7th 04 04:31 PM
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Compaq FAQ by HH
** New info noted below 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
February 7th 04 03:59 PM
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contura 4100 - keeps ginving hdd error .... by roundaboutforkidz service
Can any one help ????? Every time I boot - I keep getting a 1790 - boot error - I tried installing a new hd but machine will not even see it - doesn't seen to even see the old drive .... any hints or sugestions ???? thanks in advance
February 7th 04 03:44 PM
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Memory by gv
I"am using a compaq presario type/model 5BW154 In my system there are two mouldings for memory. In one bank i've 256 mb and in the other i've 64mb. What i want is to replace the 64 mb with 512kb. However the system does not allow such an increase and sticks to a value of 256kb. Is my system limited...
February 7th 04 02:38 PM
by Earl F. Parrish Go to last post
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HELP Upper Memory Area is gone in my prosignia 300 by Mario
I've bought a prosignia 300 from a friend. The prosignia has 16 Mb intern memory. I will use it for a linux router. First I install DOS on it. When I type the dos command MEM I see: Conventional: 638k Upper: 0 Reservation: 0 Extended (XMS): 15,360k Where's my Upper memory? Must I change something...
February 7th 04 02:33 PM
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Presario laptop memory compatibility by oldbay
My laptop is a Compaq Presario 1700 17XL 461 model and originally has 128MB (64MB * 2 slots) on it. I was trying to upgrade memory and put 256MB memory on one slot. But the system would not boot and gave the message saying, "Invalid memory type, Serial Presence Detect, Invalid checksum, System...
February 7th 04 01:50 AM
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Compaq 5000 series 5WV271 specs question by Woodbutcher
Where can I find out how much memory this with take? This box has ME can I upgrade to XP? The cpu is a Athlon 900mhz Any help would be appreciated Jim
February 6th 04 09:16 PM
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