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Ping: Ben Myers by William R. Walsh
I realize it's been ~4 years, and the only explanation I have is that I was feeling nostalgic, remembering better times in alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq, wandering through the Google Groups archives when the subject of one of your messages struck me as interesting. On November 2nd, 2004 at 8:17 PM,...
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November 28th 08 11:27 PM
by Kevin Childers Go to last post
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Compaq Armada M700 Combo NIC driver problem by [email protected]
I have installed Win98SE on a Compaq Armada M700 laptop but cannot load the drivers for the internal NIC. The NIC is a modem/NIC combo (part no. 1456VQL10H(INT)). I have downloaded and tried all of the drivers listed on http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/Armada/us/locate/4_1009.html#17 I...
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June 26th 04 07:22 PM
by Cosmin N. Go to last post
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home built PCs vs. factory PCs by Tim923
In the past, usually someone helped me get home built PCs. That is, parts were all ordered, such as the casing, drives, motherboard, RAM, etc., and put together. Is it much cheaper that way? What are the advantages and disadvantages? Any problems with those...
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November 23rd 04 07:49 AM
by WebbFeet Go to last post
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Question about Presario 7000US by Anon
I just received a Presario 7000US from my sister and it appears that it is working basically ok. There are numerous errors in the Windows ME operating system and I have decided to simply install XP professional from scratch instead of trying to repair the old OS. It arrived with one 128MB stick...
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December 7th 04 02:21 PM
by HH Go to last post
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FO: Windows 2000 PRO COA for Compaq by DCA
If this is wanted by anyone, please email me removing spamtrap It is from an HP Compaq P4M laptop, and is marked COMPAQ Best ofer secures Thanks David
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September 25th 05 11:18 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Compaq Armada E500 power-on password by mitnik
I have 2 same Compaq Armada E500 laptops. In one of them i lost the power-on password and i can't turn it on. What can i do? -- mitnik ------------------------------------------------------------------------ mitnik's Profile: http://www.futurehardware.in/member.php?userid=512 View this thread:...
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January 14th 07 07:57 PM
by mitnik Go to last post
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Compaq Deskpro (probably Mainboard failure) by hunterke
Hi there! I just got a pretty old Compaq Deskpro config, really nothing special, approxx 1,3 GHz, 128 RAM, everything else integrated, and with a small HDD. the box wasn'tg opened, so the computer was untouched for like five years. i tried to turn it on, but nothing happened...
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July 13th 07 04:40 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Computer keeps freezing... by AlphaOmega[_2_]
Hullo all, My Compaq keeps freezing on me and can only be restarted by pushing the power button. I mean, if you use the computer constantly it works fine, but if you let it sit unattended it freezes in about 10 minutes. Why it do dis? Can anyone helps me?
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January 18th 08 05:58 AM
by William R. Walsh Go to last post
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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 08:16 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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DOS Batch file from hell!! by Coolwater0009
Today while surfing the net with my Windows 98SE Compaq Armada 1700 laptop, I encountered a website that displayed a popup add, that asked me a question with two possible answers. I foolishly clicked one of the answers instead of clicking away. After of which my computer screen turned blank, and...
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July 5th 04 03:09 PM
by terry_b17 Go to last post
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how to change to uniprocessor HAL? by Euclid
Compaq Presario S4020WM running Windows XP Home (SP1) with the latest updates Device Manager, Computer says "ACPI Multiprocessor PC" (drivers hal.dll ntkrnlpa.exe ntoskrnl.exe) The AIDA32 v3.93 sysinfo tool under Operating System, Operating system suggests: "Only 1 CPU installed, you should...
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June 3rd 04 11:59 AM
by Jose Antonio G?mez Go to last post
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Presario 5030 BIOS replacement? by Toman
Hi group. I'm concidering flashing 'up' the BIOS in my Presario 5030 using a non- compaq one. (YES, I know this is no-no, and immoral etc) But I imagine this will give me greater control over the PC. However, as you can imagine, I wonder what motherboard this model has. What I know: It has an...
August 19th 03 11:35 PM
by Toman Go to last post
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pesario 700 winXP Pro by bob
I upgraded from winXP home to winXP Pro. My DVD didn't like the transition, I get overlay failures in InterVideo winDVD gold 5. compaq chat help, not too helpful yet. Any one have any hints or opinions. -- Bob "If you are not confused, you don't
August 30th 03 01:16 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Presario 1525US by Packrat
I started experiencing total system shutdowns about 3 months after installing the Aquarium screen saver on my Presario notebook. This would happen about 10 minutes after the fish started swimming. I took it be a power management problem and played with the settings... no change from what I could...
December 16th 03 01:30 AM
by Jpearl Go to last post
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Help! Please... by me
I need to buy the manual for Desktop Presario 5240....
December 1st 03 01:46 AM
by me Go to last post
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Max Presario 5660 Memory by lwags
Well, it wasn't 3x256. Looks like the 3x128 or 384 is the max. Bought 3 256 sticks and no luck. I think I have the latest BIOS, but have you ever tried to find an update? Impossible. $280 down the drain unless I can return.
December 19th 03 01:33 AM
by lwags Go to last post
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What Happened? by Kevin Childers
I thought I posted a message to this group to let everyone know that EPC was having a one day warehouse sale @ 20% off everything. They even opened up their warehouse to the public so people could see everything they have available. They deal mostly in used Compaq office type machines and parts. ...
December 24th 03 05:13 AM
by Joe Go to last post
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Help: Compaq DeskPro Won't Stay Off by Darren Harris
I have a Compaq PC that has a tendency to turn itself back on, regardless of how I shut it down. Sometimes it turns itself back on immediately, as if I hit the restart, and sometimes I'd find it on upon returning back from another room, the store, from work, or even waking up. Does this happen to...
February 26th 04 10:43 PM
by Darren Harris Go to last post
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Bad HP! Poor Customer Service by Fool
I recently purchased a brand new Compaq Presario S6500NX. The operating system loaded on the box is Windows XP Home Edition. It is also loaded with lot's of trial ware. It is also loaded with lot's of adware and spyware, including the evil backweb. I formatted the hard drive and reinstalled my own...
February 27th 04 03:51 AM
by Bill Wolcott Go to last post
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Presario won't turn on by Irishpat
Quite a few people are having this problem from the looks of the user groups on Compaqs support forums. I have a 1200-XL110 with Windows 98SE. It is about 3 yrs old. Haven't really used it that much. Last fall, it wouldn't boot up from either the battery or the AC power cord. The power cord...
July 22nd 03 03:29 PM
by DEJ57 Go to last post
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