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Compaq Deskpro 386/20e VGA Connector? by Mark
I just got a very nice, maybe never used, Compaq Deskpro 386/20e computer from Ebay. Except for the big scratch on the top that the seller never disclosed it looks great. Even came in original carton and had brand new keyboard and sealed software/documentation! Boy was I surprised however when I...
April 26th 05 12:36 PM
by Mark Go to last post
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compaq presario 1200 - 13 inch by Sasa M.
Hy! Do you have Screen for Compaq Presario 1200 - 13 inch ?? Thanks.
April 25th 05 11:32 PM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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New Hard Drive for a Presario 4824 by PhoneMatt
I am adding a 20G Maxtor drive to a 4824 (rev A). I have installed it, the bios recognizes it, but the machine won't boot. (It is booting from the original hard drive. The machine gives the Compaq splash screen, then says "OS Loading", then hangs.) The old drive is set as the master, the new drive...
April 25th 05 12:04 PM
by HH Go to last post
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Compaq Presario 2100 + accumulator by Markku Tauriainen
I get my hands on Compaq Presario 2100 (Celeron 2GHz, 256Mb, 30Gb, DVD/CD-RW combo). It is with nortic keyboard (finnish) and I don't know it's real number, like 21xxx ... That was queston one :-) Queston two: That accumulator do not charging and it have no power in. Laptop runs with elektricity...
April 25th 05 07:17 AM
by Markku Tauriainen Go to last post
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New Hard Drive for a Presario 4824 by PhoneMatt
I am adding a 20G Maxtor drive to a 4824 (rev A). I have installed it, the bios recognizes it, but the machine won't boot. (It is booting from the original hard drive. The machine gives the Compaq splash screen, then says "OS Loading", then hangs.) The old drive is set as the master, the new drive...
April 25th 05 12:54 AM
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Presario 12XL505 Lost Hibernate? by B
For some reason, my Presario Laptop 12XL505 lost the ability to Hibernate. It's not on the list of shut down options, not listed in power management. How can I restore Hibernate capabilities? I'm (still) running Windows ME. Thanks - Brian
April 24th 05 03:48 PM
by Jim Go to last post
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Boot problem with Armada 7800 by Paul
I am having a boot problem with an old Armada 7800: 1. I cannot boot from anyplace but the hard drive. After I've booted, the system recognizes the floppy and/or the CD. But, during the boot process, only the hard drive is recognized. 2. When I boot, I get the following message:...
April 24th 05 12:46 PM
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Presario 2700 (2710US) Power Problem (Heat?) by Jay
I have 2 Compaq Presario 2710US laptops, both with the same symptom. When I power on, the fans kick on high speed almost immediately (well before windows loads) then the system shuts off. I'm guessing heat problems, both systems have been cleaned with pressurized air. I contacted Compaq but they...
April 22nd 05 08:28 PM
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presario 12xl222 laptop by Kelly Harding
Hi, I've been given one of these laptops. It has a Celeron 566mhz cpu in it, looking through the Compaq documentation, i notice these have what looks like a socket370 on them for the cpu. What I wondered was, can these laptops take standard socket370 cpus? Also, are there suitable DVD drives...
April 21st 05 01:45 AM
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Old Presario 1255, new to me by Wayne
Hi. I was looking for a rudimentary laptop to do some onboard diagnostics on my cars. My neighbour was kind enough to loan an older Presario 1255 to me, and it did the scan flawlessly! I decided to buy the laptop from him and now wish to upgrade the meager 32mb of hardwired memory to its max...
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April 20th 05 03:15 PM
by Steve W. Go to last post
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Recovery without CD by Roland Biemans
Hi Group, On my Presario 700 the recovery partition is still OK but I cannot find my Recovery CD Is there a way to do the rcover *without* the CD ?
April 20th 05 12:03 PM
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Aero, Win95 & PCMCIA by Heiko Rompel
Hello, ==================================== Compaq Contura Aero 4/33C ROM-Revision: 16/05/1996 Satz 486S 12MB-RAM HDD: 1.1GB Typ 65 OS: Windows 95 Version 4.00.950 B ====================================
April 20th 05 01:58 AM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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Laptop presario/Strange Request! by barbibiz
Hi everyone, This might sound like a strange request, but I am looking for a couple of keyboard keys for a compaq laptop. The usual, I rang Compaq spare parts and was informed that I needed to get the whole keyboard ( $50.00) I was told also I would have to get someone to put it in.. I guess it is...
April 19th 05 11:48 PM
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Compaq Deskpro 386s model 2530 by [email protected]
I have gotten a Compaq Deskpro 386s From what I can see on this picture http://www.geocities.com/daniel_lebras/images/r0015149.jpg it must be the 2530 model. The first issue is that I don't know how to have more memory. The operating system I'm planning to run requires at least 8MB, and would...
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April 19th 05 01:14 AM
by Stanley Reynolds Go to last post
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new vga-card: reboot -> system options not set by tim moor
dear compaq gurus i installed a new nvidia vga card in a deskop 1000 mhz (w2k). now on every reboot i receive a messege: 162 system options not set. even if i confirm this message with f1 the message is still here after the next reboot. i then entered the bios and saved the altered configuration....
April 18th 05 10:23 PM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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Laptop Presario 1245 by Fairplay
Question on our model 1245 notebook ... Its not and has not been used with the Internet...OS Windows 2000 Pro/AMD k-6 3D Processor AT/AT Compatible with 163.380 KB Ram... Unit has two batteries and the problem Im about to describe happens with either and or the A/C adaptor...Unit will be running...
April 18th 05 09:51 PM
by Fairplay Go to last post
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Cannot accessFloppy drives/disks by kawika
hello.. For some reason I am unable to acess my floppy drive on My Presario 5695. I put in the disk and a box pops up.. PLEASE INSERT DISK... Hello - disk is in.. Drive fails to read the disk or even acknolwedge it's present.. Please help.. I need the info on these disks.. Running XP Home...
April 18th 05 12:06 PM
by HH Go to last post
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Presario Laptop 12XL403 by Rob
Please forgive me if I am asking in the wrong place or indeed if I am the only person not to know the answer to my problem! How do I get into the FULL BIOS for this computer? I can only see a very simple BIOS (pressing F10) and I have on order a new hard disk whih (I assume) I will need to set up....
April 17th 05 09:41 PM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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Video res problem / Presario 7470 by Mark F.
After a re-partitioning, formatting, and reloading of the hard disk I am unable to change the video resolution above 640x480. The colors will display up to "True Color" however. All the drivers were downloaded from Compaq support site. The system: Presario 7470 Desktop WD 20GB HDD (single FAT32...
April 17th 05 02:43 PM
by Mark F. Go to last post
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Presario 7000 by Jesus Alvarado !!
Wont boot to any hard drive , will boot off A: drive , and cd rom (loads XP) but will not boot from the hard disk ? I tried both IDE channels and different cables and drives . Thanks in advance
April 15th 05 08:20 PM
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