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Upgrading Presario 1255 memory? by Wayne
Is there a way through the bios (or other non-destructive means) to increase the ram memory capacity of a Compaq Presario 1255? In other words can a 256mb ram expansion be made to work? The manufacturer's stated max is 160mb. Thanks Wayne
April 15th 05 02:46 AM
by Steve W. Go to last post
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Presario 1650 laptop - floppy drive by [email protected]
The floppy drive on my 1650 laptop would do nothing but make a grinding noise. Thinking I could run without a floppy I removed the cable from the zif connector and fired it up. It stopped the noise but it also shut down the cd-rom drive. Are these two somehow interconnected? Im wondering if I might...
April 15th 05 01:36 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Replacing HardDrive on DeskPro 2000 6266MMX by daljaxon
I need a little advice. I put in a 6.4 gig hd in the pc, but the boot sequence wont run the boot disk I have in it. I press F1 to get into setup, but the pc does not go into it. A cursor just flashes on the left side of the screen. I am using a window 98SE boot disk set up for large hard...
April 14th 05 10:06 PM
by Dr Gordon Crowbar Go to last post
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Compaq Armada 7400 AC Adaptor Pin Assignment needed by Daniel \Stonegate\ Fischer
Hi there, a friend gave me some old Compaq Armada 7400 Laptop. Unfortunately without an ac adaptor. Since i am a bit into electronics i thought of building my own adaptor. Thus i need to know the pin assignment of the 4 PIN Connector on the Laptop. Compaq told me it is a ISO EN60320 / IEC 320...
April 13th 05 01:11 PM
by Arne Herman Falch Go to last post
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Video drivers for old Compaq by Bevin Breitkreuz
Hi, I acquired an old Compaq Presario 1621 laptop from a company that was throwing it out, of course they wiped the hard drive and had no install/restore CDs, etc. for it. I put Win 98 SE on it but the generic video drivers are terrible. I searched the net for the drivers and found ones by...
April 12th 05 11:55 PM
by Bevin Breitkreuz Go to last post
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Compaq lte5000 by Phil
Hi there, Unfortunatly, I've formatted myHD on a LTE5000 and now I can't reach my floppy drive any longer ! So what should I do to recover the functionality of the floppy drive ? Any help would be appreciate Regards
April 12th 05 11:15 PM
by jerome Go to last post
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Compaq Presaio 7598 Pinout by Dike
Hello I have a serious problem..... a bought a new case for my compaq presario 7598, unluckly I threw away the old one and I did not wrought the pinout. Saw I need help to configure the new Case-Cabinet. Thanks 1000 Simon It
April 12th 05 01:38 AM
by Dike Go to last post
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Adding wireless mini PCI to Presario 2100US. by Timothy Lange
I have a Presario 2100US, I got a Compaq/HP mini PCI wireless card (Broadcom) to put into my laptop. However, I do not see the antenna wires. Are they tucked away in my case or do I need to buy them too? Thanks, Tim Lange West Lafayette, IN USA
April 11th 05 05:24 PM
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7150 Quick restore zip password by Newsgroups
I'm trying to access a couple of programs from my old Presario 7100 family quick restore cd. The system itself died a long time ago. I have tried 'PREDATORxxx'and 'SMDCOMSUMER' (which were supposed to work with older cds) but no success. Does anyone know what the zip passwords are? Thanks in...
April 11th 05 12:31 AM
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Compaq 5000 (5wv254) Unk Hard Error - Can't Install OS by brianfry
I have a relative's Presario 5WV254 that is killing me. I attempted to do an OS upgrade to Win XP Pro (from ME). The software did it's compatibility check, said it was ok, and I started. Locked up half way through the install. Attempted many things... but ended up removing the hard drive,...
April 10th 05 12:30 AM
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Burner problem by Beowulfie
I've got a Presario 5008sr and I just added a dvd/cd burner. The player seems to work ok and the reader loaded the software fine but when I tried to burn a short dvd with some clips I had it ended in error. I also added 256 memory to the 128 that I already had. I was using Nero 3 that came with...
April 8th 05 03:13 AM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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compaq desktop 5wv254 uwave motherboard's user manual by laziz
I need an info on compaq desktop 5wv254 uwave motherboard's user manual. Where it can be downloaded? Thanx.
April 7th 05 03:42 AM
by Nevans Go to last post
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Presario 5009SR Win ME cant get into bios to check hard drive for failure by L&D
I keep getting different kinds of blue screens, lockups, hangings. Restored to an older date, didn't help. Uninstalled anything I had installed, ran virus, spyware check & all of that. Ran scan disk & had tons of errors that it said it fixed. Tried to run defrag & system kept locking up. I...
April 6th 05 10:46 PM
by L&D Go to last post
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Video card problem by Befuddled
I installed a Diamond Stealth 500 card in a 7360 running Win200Pro. Other than there's no configuration software the card seems to running fine. The problem is using games such as Star Wars:Pod Racer. The intros look fine but when it gets to the games the screen flickers making it useless to play ...
April 6th 05 10:26 PM
by Befuddled Go to last post
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Deskpro EN SFF graphic problem by Ginchy
I bought a deskpro P3 733mhz with 16mb onboard agp graphics 128mb ram. I am running xp pro on it but the graphics stutter. Thinking that the onboard vga was not up to the job I installed a TNT2 M64 16mb PCI card but get the same thing. If you run dxdiag it shows the bouncing square stuttering...
April 5th 05 12:14 PM
by HH Go to last post
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Armada 7400 Will not start by shanksy
gda eh, Sounds like a bad mobo. You get power to it but does not boot. Check your memory first to make sure it is good. CUL :( :( :(
April 4th 05 04:18 PM
by shanksy Go to last post
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Can I reinstall Win 98SE ... by [email protected]
without losing all of my other programs/software? i have a damaged win.ini file (on boot up Windows tells me to reinstall Win98SE) and my Canon BJC-2100 printer will not work-error-cannot communicate with lpt1 port. I really do not want to have to lose everything and do a "system restore" as I...
April 4th 05 12:04 PM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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Presario R3000: Unsupported Network Device Found by Tom Betters
My daugther has a Compaq Presario R3000 notebook. It came with an integrated Broadcom based mini-pci wireless-G card. Because I use an Atheros based router (DLink Di-624) I would prefer an Atheros card. The speed is much higher when Atheros to Atheros rather than Broadcom to Atheros. I have...
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April 4th 05 07:23 AM
by sang Go to last post
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How do I determine my softpaq? by daljaxon
Hi all, I read quite a few posts here and still haven't found an answer that I am searching for. So if this has been addressed, forgive me. I am trying to find the softpaq for a starter pc for my aunt. The pc has a 3gig hd, and I want to put a larger drive in, maybe 6 to 10 gig, dpending on...
April 4th 05 05:28 AM
by daljaxon Go to last post
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Compaq Presario 5000 - Anyone know how to get inside this thing? (Installing a CD-R) by Julia Briggs
Hello - I have a Compaq Presario 5000 machine and want to add a CD-R. It currently has a CD drive and one free slot. I am pulling my hair out trying to understand how to install the second drive. After popping off the small rectangle plastic cover, I was expecting to see an opening to slide the...
April 4th 05 04:49 AM
by HH Go to last post
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