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Help! My computer will not stay on!!! by csar244
This is kind of a long story...Please someone tell me what to do! About 3 weeks ago my psu went out and I brought my PC to work to have our IT guy fix it. He replaced it with a Rhino ATX 12v 450 watt power supply (it had whatever the standard 12 v 300 watt for hp is). My PC is a Compaq SR2180NX...
August 13th 16 04:49 AM
by navyfalcon Go to last post
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Deskpro EN boots itself (seemingly random) by Kalle Kaitala
Working on one of these old boxes, setting it up for home use, came across this weird problem. If I leave the power cord in, even with everything else disconnected, the machine still manages to boot itself up more or less 15 minutes after shutdown. I'm guessing PSU or motherboard issue? Maybe...
June 8th 06 08:33 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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would greatly appreciate answer to compaq memory question by [email protected]
I have a compaq presario 5220 and need to upgrade the memory. Will the following...
July 19th 06 11:42 AM
by Duane Arnold Go to last post
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Presario 7585 with rivits holding the case on? by fadeToblack
I want to install more memorey and a CD burner but much to my suprise there are 6 rivits on the bottom of the case! Do I have to drill out the rivits to get the case off? Is the Celeron 366mhz? It's from 1999 with WIN98-SE. Thanks for any info.
November 21st 06 07:35 AM
by fadeToblack Go to last post
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I've noticed some great deals on laptops on ebay by [email protected]
What the deal, prices keep getting better and better, seems like there are the best deals on compaq laptops are on Ebay. The prices are incredible.
March 5th 07 09:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Windows XP on Compaq Presario 1260 notebook by [email protected]
I'm having some problems trying to install Windows XP on an old Compaq Presario 1260 notebook (which I know is possible from what I've read on various webpages). It usually gets as far as the "Setup Is Starting Windows" graphics part after the files have been copied, but just freezes there. I've...
March 29th 07 02:32 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Need help with an Armada M700 laptop by Robert Smith
Hi folks, My other laptop, captioned above crashed, and now all I get is the boot up processing looping. As soon as the line of bars fills out, to where Windows would show, it goes back to the initial boot up screen. F8 doesn't work, as soon as I select any of the options - of Safe - Safe...
June 24th 07 07:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Odd Issue On A Compaq EVO 500 SFF by Kevin Childers
Having an odd issue on a Compaq EVO 500 SFF System seems to think it is part of a network with some form of user/group policy restrictions applied. Running Windows XP Home Owner is not a tinkerer and has no idea how any restrictions could have been applied to her PC. Owner only noticed...
April 10th 08 03:58 PM
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Warranty after replacement ? by - Bobb -
I was asked to setup email on a new pc for a friend and when I told him that it didn't have Outlook on the new PC , that he should return it to see if he could get Office installed from factory ( rather than spend $$$ to now go buy it at a store). He said he couldn't return it. I asked " why...
June 28th 08 01:14 AM
by Joe Bob Brigg Go to last post
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Hardware Conflicts in Deskpro EP by fcga1976
Hello there. I have a Compaq Deskpro EP C466 (Celeron), Intel 810 Chipset and I installed a Voodoo 3 2000 card and a 3COM 3C905C-TX NIC. Using Win2000 it works fine, without trouble. But when I try to use a Windows ME, I get a hardware conflict with the BIOS Plug and Play of the computer. I've...
May 6th 06 08:31 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Wireless Card for Armada 1750 by Alan Johnston
I have an old Armada 1750 ( which was given to me) and I would like to set it up as a wireless laptop via internet connection with the Westell 327W. Knowing a whole lot more about desktops, I have no idea what it is that I need for this laptop to produce a wireless connection. I have 2 cards:...
April 13th 06 01:21 AM
by Alan Johnston Go to last post
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Ripping "Me" off by Astronomer Smith
Is it possible, and if so, how, to rip Windows Me off my system restore cd or system drive D? I have a Presario 7000 series and after I took a bunch of stuff off, it works just fine. I am very pleased with it and have had no problems in a long time. Anyway, I recently bought a used laptop for...
November 14th 05 05:14 PM
by DCA Go to last post
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restore CD's kit on anew hard disk (presario 18xl485) by Herblain
I've been told that some manufacturers were used to "tatooing" their hard disk or motherboard in order to prevent people from installing the system on other computers, and I wonder whether it applies to my presario 18xl485 laptop, the hard disk of which has been changed. I've just ordered the...
January 26th 06 05:53 PM
by Herblain Go to last post
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Docking station for R series? by Jon Moore
I have an R4155 and would like to know if a docking station or port replicator exists for this model - does anyone out there know? Thanks in advance. Jon
January 16th 06 12:20 AM
by Jon Moore Go to last post
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Help: dead Presario 520 by Mark
Hi there, Just a quick question on the off chance that someone knows of a way of resurrecting my ancient Presario CDS 520. I recently decided to upgrade the memory to 64mb. To do this I picked up a pair of 32mb SIMMs on Ebay. Took the old memory out, slotted them in, turned it on... and nothing....
March 18th 06 02:58 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Boot from CD with COMPAQ EVO D510 e-PC by rapaz
Hi I have just bought a Compaq EVO D150 e-PC computer and Im trying to reinstall the operation system. Ive just updated de BIOS to the last revision. The problem is that, even I set the correct option in BIOS (first boot device CD/DVD) the computer boots from HDD. I have just tried...
March 25th 06 07:55 PM
by rapaz Go to last post
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Sound muffled in one speaker by Happy Camper
I have a 5105rsh and I'm using Creative speaker set. One of the speakers is muffled while the other is ok. I can switch the wires going to each speaker at the base and the muffled sound will switch. Sound card trouble or Creative speaker trouble? TIA HC
October 7th 03 11:50 PM
by Happy Camper Go to last post
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Compaq Hijack! by Express
For whatever reason out of the blue a couple days ago my browser keeps going to: http://presario.my.yahoo.com/ I can be on another page when all of a sudden it jumps to the above link on it's own. Sometimes it does it when I have browser closed. What the heck is this and is this a new tactic of...
September 22nd 03 05:52 AM
by HH Go to last post
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Compaq 1200xl keyboard replacement by NTL World
the keyboard on my compaq presario 1200XL laptop has failed, after being attacked with cranberry juice... I can find plenty of places to buy a replacement keyboard (part no 171003-031). Trouble is I can't find any instructions on how to remove the old key board and fit the new one. can any one...
August 21st 03 12:17 AM
by Explorer8939 Go to last post
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'input signal out of range' error message by Homer Simpson
That sounds more like a message from your monitor instead of from the PC. Try booting to safe mode (keep pressing the F5 key) and make sure your monitor make and model is identified by ME. If it is identified correctly, then the signal should not go out of range - your Matrox card may be flaky. If...
August 5th 03 05:09 AM
by Bill Nott Go to last post
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