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Looking for HP Compaq Recovery Discs? by - Bobb -
September 21st 09 01:10 PM
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Quick Restore CD $5 by - Bobb -
Quick Restore CD for Compaq Presario Model 1255/1260/1266/1267. Version 1. $5 Saugus http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/sys/637072476.html
April 12th 08 05:19 PM
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To reset CMOS/ BIOS on a compaq PC by - Bobb -
Found this note in old service manual: If CMOS/BIOS gets hosed (even if can't see screen ) 1. Press " Fn + Power On " at same time. 2. Tap Fn+F11 a few times 3. Memory counts up, disk seeks and generates "Error 162 - Options not set " 4. Press F1 which saves changes and now BIOS is set...
May 16th 08 09:23 PM
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HP Smart Web Printing ? memory could not be read by - Bobb -
Maybe it's a conflict with something else on my pc - not sure - but if you're having random issues with IE errors ...here's a heads-up. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&softwareitem=dj-56929-3&os=228&product=3551212&lang=en& I installed it a few months ago...
May 5th 08 01:49 PM
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restore to non-compaq PC then use on Compaq PC ? by - Bobb -
Long story short: Armada 3500 laptop - Remote user ( Mary) in So. America had drive crash on a laptop I gave her - family asked me to help. I sent Mary email asking if she had RestoreCD I gave her with the PC. (she has access via public pc to email ) If so, I planned to ship replacement hdd...
June 9th 08 04:28 PM
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Warranty after replacement ? by - Bobb -
I was asked to setup email on a new pc for a friend and when I told him that it didn't have Outlook on the new PC , that he should return it to see if he could get Office installed from factory ( rather than spend $$$ to now go buy it at a store). He said he couldn't return it. I asked " why...
June 28th 08 01:14 AM
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Worry free sw is royal pain - any ideas ? by - Bobb -
ANY advice appreciated.Customer bought 3 of these to replace older PC's as folks go on vacation this summer. : http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/sm/WF06b/12454-12454-64287-321860-3328898-3459241-3459245-3747465.html They come with " HP network " softwa www.hp.com/go/worryfree , that is...
July 18th 08 03:22 AM
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CMOS bad ? factory default settings by - Bobb -
For compaq PC's, I found this note I wrote in an old Service QRG ( from 2001): 1. Hold Fn key and power up. 2. Tap Fn+F11 quickly 3. mem counts up 4. disk seeks 5. Then get " Error 162" ( this normal) 6. Press F1 to "Save Changes" - now back to factory default settings Might still work on...
April 30th 09 02:47 AM
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MediaCenter PC for the living room by - Bobb -
It might be HP, but same company these days ... " HP Pavilion Media Center TV PC " anyone have one of these in the living room. I saw one yesterday - with RCA jacks, DTV inputs etc and wondering if anyone has .... hooked up cameras / a VCR and recorded to DVD's . I was thinking would be nice to...
September 17th 09 08:50 PM
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DV Notebooks and others - EXTENDED Warranty from HP for FREE by - Bobb -
Reposting to other groups too. Technically not a "recall" but it is. Do not toss that Compaq/ HP laptop or batter nor pay anyone to fix the PC until you READ THIS: While at the HP site checking my battery issue: ...
April 12th 08 06:11 PM
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HP XP in boot loop - how to resolve using MSFT/HP cd's by - Bobb -
Problem with HP Pavilion 6113 laptop. Need help from experienced "HP / XP recovery person" please. During scandisk it was powered off ( don't ask) and then won't boot. I used utilities to save the data off the laptop's hard drive and now trying to " Repair XP". It goes to advanced startup menu -...
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March 4th 08 07:16 PM
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Compaq Armada M700 dead by - Bobb -
The factory M700's had a lot of battery issues.( not just them - it was battery technology at the time) I used to work the even though the scale on the battery shows fully charged - it means only that it can hold the voltage. Think of your car battery cranking - with a volt meter, it might have...
June 5th 06 02:49 PM
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Rebates ! by - Bobb -
"- Bobb -" wrote in message ... Well, I just "checked my status" and guess what: (between the dashes = website info re 'my status' :) ------ Rebate name: "HP Presario Notebook $30 MIR" Tracking ID:KXXZ-0677-xxxx Offer...
February 26th 07 07:58 PM
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Recovery Cd vs Quickrestore : both wipe C drive ? by - Bobb -
Neighbor is having issues with his presario 5200. The PC takes about 15 minutes to get to a desktop and after picking thru registry/ccleaner/adaware etc, I want to restore his C drive to windows factory settings from the D partition. I haven't messed with Compaq recovery CD's in a lot of years...
April 8th 07 10:59 PM
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UPS with a " I don't want it to beep when lose power' option by - Bobb -
I can't be the only one with this issue and can't find an alternative. Advice? Different vendor ? I've got a few of these home-office-sized UPS 350VA, 500VA from APC and when I lose power at the house, I CANNOT turn off the #$%'ing beeping noise ! There is ONE in the bedroom that I would want...
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November 22nd 08 01:11 PM
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XP / Restore question by - Bobb -
Two parts : 1 - anyone know what is happening in XP Home when you see "Windows is starting ... " , and 2. Restore CD - " Last saved" profile? or just Factory restore ? to fix a windows system file . 1. Neighbor has pc in boot loop - tries - reboots-tries.... I have same model (Presario 5420 ...
January 8th 08 03:06 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Compaq Presario Repair? by - Bobb -
"Searcher7" wrote in message ... On Jan 29, 7:53 am, "BillW50" wrote: I picked up aCompaqPresario 1200 Laptop that someone threw out. ...
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February 28th 08 02:27 AM
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Battery for NX9005 by -------> Ian
Where can I get one of these cheaper than directly from hp? TIA.
November 11th 03 04:27 PM
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HP Evo NX9005 by -------> Ian
I am thinking of buying a HP Evo NX9005. Does anyone have any comments about this notebook? Thanks.
October 24th 03 02:16 PM
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PW433a B Cache by -=[PsyB]=-
Anyone have any suggestions (other than eBay) where to find B cache for a DEC Personal Workstation 433a? I would like to get at least one 2MB module but would prefer two. -- -==-
January 26th 05 08:39 AM
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