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5 1/4" floppy on 4122 by John B. Egger
I'm trying to install an old TEAC 5.25" drive in an almost-as-old Compaq 4122. Holding down F10 on bootup and choosing "Computer Setup", "Storage" shows that the disk is considered a 3 1/2" disk (Storage: A: 1.44-megabyte (3.5 inch)". Help (F1) says "By selecting the storage icon you can...
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February 14th 08 12:03 AM
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Presario 5852 Problems by Dreamspinner3
My sister has a Presario 5852 with all the original hardware except for a new PCI Ethernet card I installed. Her husband installed Windows XP on it & it choked--it couldn't handle it. I have wiped the hard drive & am trying to reinstall Windows 98. The display now has a bluish tint to everything...
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August 11th 04 01:53 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Presario 7994; Parts/Advice Wanted by ka6uup
I am looking for a couple of the blank-off plates for the drive bays and the door for the front. Also, The mouse is not being detected. I am using an USB mouse but will be using the computer primarily in DOS mode and would like to fix it. I suspect the connector on the motherboard. The computer...
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August 15th 04 11:11 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Problem Upgrading HDD on Presario M700 by Maria Ripanykhazova
Anyone know what two flashing lights at the front means on installing a blank HDD on an Armada M700? (Nothing else, not on pressing the power button or on pressing sideways the other button) There is nothing on the drive and I wanted to install an OS. It wont even think about looking at the...
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February 23rd 05 08:18 PM
by Maria Ripanykhazova Go to last post
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Presario 5555 by Tzuraster
Hi, I've recently been geetting a strange clicking sound from my 4 year-old Presario (like something switching on and off -- much like the sound you get coming out of standby mode). I'm pretty familiar with the noises it makes, and this is new and ominous. :-) Anyone got any...
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March 5th 05 07:53 PM
by Tzuraster Go to last post
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Wont boot on clone machine blinking cursor only by [email protected]
I put an IBM 10 gig drive on a Compaq and loaded winXP home. I then put the hard drive in a clone pc and it wont boot. If I put the drive back in the compaq machine it boot just fine? Is there some kind of boot record on it or something telling it to boot from a compaq bios only? I need to use the...
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November 5th 05 04:34 AM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Boot Disk by MaadDog
I need to make a Boot Disk so I can get to the command prompt. However, I do not have a floppy drive on my Compaq like I do on my older Dell. I just have a Pioneer DVR110. Is there anyway to create a boot disk with a CD?
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November 12th 05 12:26 PM
by MaadDog Go to last post
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Compaq Deskpro 386s20/n by William R. Walsh
What can I say? I saved it from an untimely end at a computer recyclers. It's completely alive but unhappy about the state of its CMOS battery. Specifically, it asks me for a configuration disk. I can "press F1 to continue" and it will boot, but...I'd like to configure it if I could. Amazingly...
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March 5th 07 04:53 PM
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Which model do I own? by Andreas Randolf
Hi, I am trying to download drivers and a diagnostic diskette, but I don't know what exact model I do own. It is, however a small form factor model with the following specifications: - PIII, 450 MHz - 64 MB SDRAM
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March 10th 07 11:48 PM
by Andreas Randolf Go to last post
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reformat and load by George
Hi, A friend has a S5000nx (I believe) and wants to reformat and reload Win98SE on it. How can I get all the drivers that I will need? Has anyone here done this? thanks, George
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July 6th 04 11:34 PM
by GMAN Go to last post
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ot-cd burning software recommends? by DEJ57
Not happy with Nero--any other shareware or good but cheap cd burning software out there that anyone could recommend? Making a lot of coasters with Nero--hoping to find something else that works better (either that or I have a mystery problem with my PC and burner. Getting a lot of SCSI/ATAPI...
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July 2nd 03 04:33 AM
by DEJ57 Go to last post
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Basic benchmarking by Steve
Hi, What benchmarking utilities would give me a good overview of my computers performance level and alert me to sub-par operation for the given hardware configuration? My system is as follows: Pentium 4 Processor at 2.8GHz with 800MHz front side bus 1 GB DDR 400MHz SDRAM (2 DIMMs)
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September 7th 03 12:35 PM
by Hank Arnold Go to last post
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deskpro en upgrading memory will not work by jboden
i am installing a 256 mb 133hz sdram, and i get a error 164-memory size error. when i put the 64mb 100hz sdram in it is ok. i have tried 2 different sdrams and they both will not work..is the speed the problem or the size and also do i need to update the bios. thanks for any help...
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September 28th 03 03:12 PM
by HH Go to last post
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How To Build your Own PC by HH
Thousands???? Maybe 10 years ago. Not today, dude. Welcome to the new Millenium. HH "PcBuilder" wrote in message ... If You Can Read And Hold A Screwdriver, Do It Yourself & Save Thousands ! ...
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September 30th 03 07:02 AM
by Alan Kerr Go to last post
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what motherboard in 5700T ? by M
I have a compaq Presario 5700T - and my bios accidently got wiped out (have to get a new bios-chip) So either I should try to find out what bios it uses, then see if anybody have that specific bios-chip, and then change the bios myself. Or i should try to identify the motherboard exactly , and...
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November 10th 03 02:03 AM
by Bert Go to last post
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Compaq Presiario heat related shut off - its baaaack by BK
I have a Presario 1500 notebook that gets hot and just turns off. It seems to happen after heavy usage for about 15-30 minutes. It did this before around 8 months ago. I sent it in to Compaq and they sent it back with a "thermal pad upgrade". I noticed after that the fan ran more, but the problem...
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December 21st 03 05:22 PM
by Jpearl Go to last post
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problem with compaq 5000 by rxkiller(antispam)
I am working on a compaq 5000 with an AMD K6-II processor in it and I cannot figure out why it constantly freezes up on me. I have completely formatted and restored the OS (Win ME) and done a BIOS (ROMpaq) update. I have run a test on all of the hardware and it checks out OK using the Compaq...
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January 26th 04 04:34 AM
by Trai' La Trash Go to last post
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New ATI Radeon drivers cause windows screens (XP, 2K and ME) to go blank after boot on Compaq EVO N600C laptop by Charles Waters
Okay, this is weird. I don't know if my kids did something or what. Suddenly, whenever windows goes into graphics mode, the screen goes completely blank. Let me describe the scenarios...... I couldn't figure out why the display would go completely blank, so I reloaded the OS (Windows XP). The...
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April 22nd 04 07:01 PM
by Charles Waters Go to last post
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RESTORE PARTITION by anon
I managed to destroy a friends Presario S3100AN by repartitioning his hard drive and deleting the recovery partition (due to lack of forethought / knowledge on Comcrap systems!!!) Can anyone tell me how to restore the recovery partition WITHOUT the recovery disks (which he has lost)??? OR.... is...
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May 3rd 04 11:07 PM
by Deep Go to last post
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Notebook Presario X1000 by Bolooser11
Good day, I want to install Win ME on this machine for a friend of mine and found, I think, all the drivers I need (inf, sound, video). The last thing is the 15.4 " WXGA screen which I cannot find any driver for and which I don't know if it will be supported by ME or not. Any help would be greatly...
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June 13th 04 07:38 PM
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