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Ghosting Laptops by Art Vandolay
Has anyone had any experience ghosting laptops. I want to use one image for several Compaq nc8000's. I thought I had an adapter that you could use to slave a hard drive to a desktop computer and ghost that way, but the connection was not right. If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it...
August 4th 04 08:09 AM
by Don Kelloway Go to last post
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Booting from CD-ROM on Compaq systems by Howard Kaikow
I've got an old Compaq Deskpro 66M that I received in January 1993. It does not seem to allow for booting from CD-ROM. OK, that's fine. When did Compaq first release systems that could boot from CD-ROM? -- http://www.standards.com/; See Howard Kaikow's web site.
August 3rd 04 06:16 PM
by Howard Kaikow Go to last post
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Presario 5352 freezes when a DVD is inserted. by Tyler
Hi, a friend of mine installed/uninstalled a Dazzle flash card reader in his Presario a while back, and ever since, the DVD drive won't play DVDs. No clue if the two things have anything to do with each other. Audio CDs play fine in the drive, data cds work, but the DVDs go to a black screen and...
August 3rd 04 11:11 AM
by HH Go to last post
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COMPAQ LTE Lite 4/33C and 2 OS“ses by European
Hello, can I install Windows 3.11 beside Windows 95b on this machine? How to do it? I want to be able to choose the OS from a bootmenue. Is this possible? The reason why i want to use Win 3.11 here, is that someone on the net told me that i can increase the operating-time. (Win 3.x consumes less...
August 3rd 04 07:58 AM
by European Go to last post
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Need Presario 5690 parts by Henry Carr
Presario 5690 parts needed. Button board for front panel. Board No. 008308-001 Rev A, Assy No. 008306-001 Rev. Green circuit board 2 3/8 in width, 1 2/8 in high, three green lights, one button mechanism. Small connector on back side. Also need plastic button fixture for front panel that matches...
August 3rd 04 02:08 AM
by Henry Carr Go to last post
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S4000NX Boot Wierdness... by Jeffrae
I bought one of thse computers as a spare and not now it is giving me a wierd problem.. I restored everything and it worked great for two days. I come up to the black screen and wants to restore it again. So I restore it. Everything is greast for a couple of days and then it comes up to the...
August 2nd 04 05:47 PM
by Jeffrae Go to last post
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Failed memory install on my presario 1277 and now no boot by otherguy
I bought the wrong memory on ebay. I got single sided 4 chip 128MB SODIMM instead of the low density 8 chip SODIMM. I tried installing it anyways figuring it's ok if it only recognized half the memory. It hung on the initial boot up after the install. My presario 1277 won't boot up any more. It...
August 1st 04 10:13 AM
by otherguy Go to last post
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12XL510 Locks Up by Bill Wolcott
Hello, I have a 12XL510 running ME, approx. 3 years old. Lately I can use it for 15-20 minutes and the screen fades to snow and machine locks up. It will come back for a few seconds once or twice, then permanent freeze. Only way to clear it is shutting down using power button, then wait a few...
July 31st 04 08:15 PM
by Bill Wolcott Go to last post
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Presario 7PL290 by B A Haynes
I have a Presario 7PL290 that will not boot. It started off freezing up after a few minutes of running ME. After powering it off it would boot back up and immediately lockup again. Now it will not even boot to the first screen. All fans are running, the harddrive clicks for about two seconds...
July 31st 04 03:03 PM
by B A Haynes Go to last post
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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
July 31st 04 02:23 PM
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Presario 5700N-466 hardware specs by Victor A. Cuya
I am trying to help my daugther's nanny by upgrading her Presario to something better. I need to find out more details about the motherboard configuration but cannot find it anywhere, and compaq's website does not list that info. Basically, I need to know the fastest processor the mobo will...
July 31st 04 01:13 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Compaq Presario 2145 and Ambit lan-express 802.11 mini-pci issue by Jason Bowen
I have this laptop with this card and if I try to download files of any size, it resets the card at the same exact point everytime time. This only happens under WindowsXP, it's find under Windows 2000 and Linux. Has anybody else seen this behavior? Jason
July 30th 04 09:48 PM
by Jason Bowen Go to last post
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Process CPQDFWAG.exe by Fredrik Mellin
Hi! Does someone know why the file CPQDFWAG.exe is started automatically? It takes 48Mb on my notebook. TIA Fredrik
July 30th 04 03:47 PM
by HH Go to last post
1 191
windows installprob by barbibiz
Anyone really good with Windows XP professional? I am not, having only been using it for a few weeks. However my laptop(compaq) normally opens to the desktop. The other day, being stupid ( I am being that alot lately) I was fiddling with something in Windows and the next time I turned on the laptop...
July 29th 04 04:42 PM
by barbibiz Go to last post
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Presario needs memory by Michael Abraham
I have tried a number of memory sticks in my Presario 4540 and the only one that works is the original Compaq memory supplied with it. But who can live with 32mb? Help! Does only Compaq memory work in this thing? Thanks -- Michael Abraham Toronto, Ontario Canada (416) 654-2272
July 29th 04 01:56 PM
by HH Go to last post
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Take a 5471 apart? by GasMan
Hi, A friends PC has got trashed and I am unable to install windows again. before I use the Restore CD I need to backup their data. Tried Laplink in DOS but this will not work. Compaq support suggested that I install another HD with an O/S on it and copy that way, but will not tell me how the...
July 29th 04 11:44 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Disco de booteo de Compaq presario 5220 by Chanso
Necesito saber si alguien tiene o de donde puedo obtener el disco de booteo del Presario 5220. El problema que tengo es que no puedo formatear el pc sin el disco de boot de este. Existe alguno standard???. Por favor, si alguien sabe de esto le agradecerķa muchisimo. Gracias ......
July 29th 04 02:09 AM
by terry_b17 Go to last post
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Built in microphone on Armada M700 does not seem to work by Yannis
I have an Armada M700 with Win 2000. The built into the screen microphone doesn't seem to do anything: if I try to record, the sound recorder utility's "virbrating line" remains dead throughout the test. If, on the other hand, I use an external mic, it all works well. No volume controls are muted...
July 28th 04 01:08 PM
by Yannis Go to last post
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Maxiumum size of HDD Armada 1520 by Maksymilian Pawlowski
Hi to All, I have question what is maxium size od the HDD for Comapq Armada 1520 with the latest BIOS update from the year 1999. Does it fit any standard HDD drive or do i need to look for some special ones? Kind regards to all! max
July 27th 04 05:48 PM
by Eugene Go to last post
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How to tweak the keyboard repeat delay? by Euclid
My keyboard repeat delay is either too fast or too slow. The settings available via Control Panel, Keyboard don't give the delay I need. If I select the fastest speed (i.e. no delay), that's too fast because I get skips (unwanted spaces) when I'm doing ordinary typing. If I set the slider one notch...
July 26th 04 09:26 PM
by HH Go to last post
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