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Deskpro 4000 P6 233MMX. by Leigh
The above machine is doing stirling service as a Linux backup system with samba. Memory is 128MB. It has two disks - the original 3.2GB and a 40GB plus a CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive. The system is flashed with the latest bios. What are the limits on this machine both in memory nad disks? I tried the 40GB...
May 11th 05 06:58 PM
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What Kind of Firewall Do I Need? by Von Fourche
Ok, I just signed up for Earthlink DSL. I'm running Windows ME. I have McAfee anti-virus. So, after I get things hooked up in a few weeks (hopefully) what do I need to do next? I really haven't done any research into firewalls because I have been on dial-up and I have always heard the hackers...
May 10th 05 09:11 AM
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Which DSL Package? by Von Fourche
Finally my local phone company (SBC) if offering DSL in my area. At least that's what their web site says when I punch in my phone number Ok, they offer two packages - one is $19.95 and up to 1.5Mbps with free activation and modem. The other is 29.99 and up to 3.0Mbps with free activation and...
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May 9th 05 05:13 AM
by Von Fourche Go to last post
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Replaced HD in Compaq 5000/5SPXE1 by [email protected]
The original hard drive on this machine crapped out. I replaced the hard drive and then ran the QuickRestore program which ran to completion. However, once all 3 of the disks have been run through and it kicks out the last to do the reboot, the machine still does not work. It comes up with...
May 8th 05 11:16 PM
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Compaq Presario 12XL300 hard drive removal by John Lundquist
How do I remove the hard drive from a Presario 12XL300 Notebook PC? Do I remove the all the screws on the bottom of the laptop? What else needs to be done? Thanks -- John Lundquist 2603 93rd Trail N Brooklyn Park, MN 55444
May 8th 05 08:46 PM
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Need help with sound card by Dale & Joanne
I have a new Gateway 506GR 3.2 computer with onboard sound. I would like to use my soundblaster sound card and sub woofer/speakers from my previous computer for a better sound system. I disabled the sound card in the bios and removed the drivers from the onboard card and installed the new card with...
May 8th 05 07:54 PM
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This Guy Needs Some Help... by Kevin Childers
From: "M. Haseeb Iqbal" To: Subject: Compaq Presario X1000 problem Date: Monday, May 02, 2005 1:39 AM At first it was ON last night, I was doing some of the house hold works. All on a sudden I heard a Beep then looked into the screen, that was...
May 8th 05 07:06 PM
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Are monitor drivers necessary? Buying new monitor for Windows95 by philo
[email protected] wrote: I'm using Windows 95b. I'm planning to buy a new CRT, maybe an HP-mx705. The computer is a Dell PII 300 MHz Dimension. The HP monitor has drivers for Windows 98 and above only. Is this going to be a problem? What is the purpose of the monitor drivers? Do I...
May 4th 05 10:41 PM
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Compaq FAQ by HH
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
April 30th 05 12:35 PM
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NEED Compaq Presario 5000 Series quick restore disk (win ME) by LILMAC
I need a Compaq Presario 5000 Series quick restore disk (windows ME) ..email me at if you have THANKS
April 30th 05 12:33 PM
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Compaq Presario 5070 used "Partition Deletion"... by [email protected]
from their website...and now every bootup it is looking for the QR system. How can I remove this? Thank you in advance!
April 29th 05 10:17 PM
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PCMCIA cards are recognized wrong by [email protected]
I have a Presario 1600. Everything was working great last week. Today, I was cleaning up my old applications using "add/remove programs", and deleted an application I did not recognize, thinking my son may have put it on. All I can remember is that it had the word "flash" in it. In any event, now...
April 29th 05 12:31 PM
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Need QR CDs for Presario 14XL244 by John David Galt
I have upgraded this machine to WinXP and it can still boot from the CD drive, but does not recognize the drive's existence once started. Thanks.
April 29th 05 07:21 AM
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Disabling Compaq's System_Save partition by [email protected]
Hello, I offered to fix-up my sister's Presario 1245 laptop (Windows 98 installed), and discovered Compaq's odd D: drive partition, titled "System_Save", which in addition to stealing space from C:, seems to get copies of everything removed from the Recycle Bin. (I noticed this because emptying...
April 28th 05 04:44 PM
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Compaq presario 5520 by mayura
My English it`s not good. I`m finding information for subject: Compaq Presario 5520. Help me!!!
April 28th 05 03:55 PM
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after battery change: still 162 system options not set by Tim Moor
dear cpq gurus, i installed a nvidia vga card to an 'old' deskpro ex 1.0 ghz. after the first reboot i got: 162 system options not set. i changed the battery and still have this message. what should i do next. upgrade the bios ??? thanx alot tim
April 28th 05 03:19 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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compaq user diagnostics diskette for compaq deskpro 4000 by naresh ghanghas
i have compaq deskpro 4000 . when i tries to enter the setup it demand for compaq diagnostics diskette . i have lost this. pls tell from where to get this or download this and prepare this diskette bye nkg
April 27th 05 07:50 PM
by Earl F. Parrish Go to last post
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New Hard Drive for a Presario 4824 by PhoneMatt
That's one reason that I've decided to go with a card. There is data on the drive, which I would like to salvage. MaxBlast software wants to reformat and repartition the drive. The instructions say that it can be used to make a slave data drive, but what the instructions say and what the program...
April 26th 05 05:49 PM
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New Hard Drive for a Presario 4824 by PhoneMatt
Hey, Tom, Thanks for the reply. I find it odd, though, that the drive was pulled from an even older Presario 4712, where it worked fine. (I should have mentioned that it is partitioned into 5G partitions. Would that make a difference?) Setting it to cable select is no big deal, I've just always...
April 26th 05 03:53 PM
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Presario 7360 will not even get past the bios??? by Cool Hand Luke
I have a Compaq Presario 7360 My computer will not even ge past the bios. The monitor works, but the screen doesn't change to the bios boot process. I have changed the battery, but no luck. I bought a new hard drive, but can't configure it because I cannot even get into the...
April 26th 05 03:30 PM
by Stanley Reynolds Go to last post
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