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ProLiant server, general question, Tom, HH, Dale???? by the yeti
I picked up a ProLiant server at a garage sale this weekend (I almost pooped my pants when I saw it). It is a ML-350, Slot 1 600 MHZ. It has 3 9gb SCSI drives on the onboard RAID controller. I plan on installing Windows 2000 Advanced Server on it. Now of course I have no documentation on this...
October 11th 03 08:01 PM
by David Go to last post
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Presario 1200 Display Frame by the yeti
All right, I have a Presario 12xl526. Celeron 733, 320MB RAM. Origionally came with ME. ME was riddled with problems, so it was decided to format and reinstall. I figured I would try XP, see if the system could handel it. It did pretty good, except for 1 problem, a 1 inch frame around the...
January 9th 04 07:21 AM
by andrew2000 Go to last post
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Replace damaged hard drive in Presario 5461 by CyberCFO
I have a Presario 5461 whose original 10GB Quantum hard drive is damaged. I replaced it with a 40GB Western Digital drive but now the machine won't boot up from the CDROM, even though the boot order is set in the bios to floppy = cdrom = HDD. In fact, I don't see any screen in the BIOS...
January 7th 04 04:40 AM
by CyberCFO Go to last post
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Upgrades by Kevin Childers
Just my views on upgrades. 1. Bang to bucks, RAM has about the biggest pay off followed by CPUs 2. Know the motherboard and it's limits and you won't need to ask if it's worth upgrading. 3. Little hole in the wall shops carrying used machines often have the best prices on used CPUs that no...
January 30th 04 12:51 PM
by Steve Burns Go to last post
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Questions re Compaq Presario CDS 954 & Deskpro 4000 by JFM
Presario CDS 954 tower --------------------------------------- Back when my only PC was a pokey Dell 486sx33 I wanted a 486dx4-100 badly but could never quite swing it. Well, someone gave me a Presario CDS 954 the other day, and it sports the dx4-100. I would love to play around with it, but the...
January 29th 04 10:39 PM
by HH Go to last post
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Presario 5304 by Stan Webb
How do I get this computer to accept a second hard drive? Trying to install a 40GB. Nothing in the BIOS pertaining to harddrives. Does it need to be upgraded? If so, where do I go? Thanks Stan
February 3rd 04 02:25 PM
by Tibur Waltson Go to last post
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Upgrading CPU from 133 to 300 MHz, what are multiplier, system speed? by Tibur Waltson
How do we determine the multiplier? I have installed an AMD K6- 300 MHz from a 2256 presario into a 5304 presario- 133 MHz. When I go to turn the computer on - nothing happens, just a blank screen, except for a blinking cursor. I've located most of the infor- mation but unsure about two things. ...
February 4th 04 04:21 PM
by nut cracker Go to last post
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Restoring Deskpro XL 6200 by Britt Morelli Hansen
I'm interested in installing Linux on my old Deskpro XL 6200. I have downloaded the configuration utility, but it won't start from the floppy. I get the following message: 172 EISA Configuration Nonvolatile Memory Invalid Initialization aborted Run Configuration Utility 1782-Disk Controller...
February 8th 04 02:35 PM
by Britt Morelli Hansen Go to last post
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Increase the HD's size by Grasselli
I have a Presario 7461 with hard disk 8 GB. Can I increase the size to 40 GB ? Somebody know how do I do ? Thank you Frank
February 12th 04 01:28 PM
by Grasselli Go to last post
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Which RAM should I buy? by John Aiken
I am looking to get another 512 MB RAM Chip to add to my Compaq 6470nx (2.6 ghz, winXP home). I can get the chip for $120 or less through vendors like Best Buy, CDW, or CompUSA but the HPshopping.com website sells the chip for $160. The HP site says their RAM comes with specific instructions for...
January 2nd 04 10:14 PM
by Pham Go to last post
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disable old USB ports ? by Rob F. in Houston
My sister got a Camera that requires a USB 1.1 or higher port on the computer. She has a several year old Compaq Presario with the old 1.0 (?) USB ports on it, I can get a PCI card with two 2.0 USB ports on it for $ 10.00 or so but my question is what about the existing 1.0 USB ports,...
January 9th 04 06:58 AM
by andrew2000 Go to last post
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Anyone have the specs on an [[[OLD]]] model 461 monitor? by Rick
Looking for any info on a model 461 (p/n 141550-001) SVGA monitor. You know - the usual end user stuff. Dot pitch (it actually looks better than most modern monitors so I'm curious what it really is), and sync frequencies. It appears to maxx out at 800x600x16m colors resolution. I don't want to...
October 28th 03 03:03 AM
by Willie Hertza Go to last post
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Presario X1000 Notebooks! by Kumma Kumma Kumma Ka-Melian, U Cum & Go...
Why in the hell did Compaq put audio ports in the FRONT of the damn notebook? This has to be the stupidest thing they have ever done.
November 8th 03 04:24 PM
by Henry Go to last post
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REQ: CD's for Hewlett-Packard Pavilion 7050 System by Wanda G.
Was given an old computer system that I'd like to reinstall the original configuration into. Could someone post any and all disks/CDs for this computer. Are there any websites other than HP's? I posted to alt.binaries.warez.ibm-pc.old and got a reply that this compaq NG might be able to answer.
November 2nd 03 01:49 AM
by NewKillerStar Go to last post
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5345 Clean Install ME by Susan
I want to do a clean install of MS Me. I've read everything I can find on the web and still have one very big problem after I install ME. You guessed it - USB drivers. For the life of me (no pun intended) I can't get my USB ports to function. I have a PCI problem, too. Everything is stock on...
November 12th 03 03:34 AM
by Susan Go to last post
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Presario 2172US by Nate Rosenthal
Just bought a new Compaq Presario 2172 Ahtlon that is advertised as 2500+ and is supposed to go at 1.87 GHz. When I go into System Information, it says 519 MHz. Why is that happeneing and what can I do about it. I have had the machine about a week. -- Nate Rosenthal
December 16th 03 06:33 PM
by 2Giro Go to last post
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Compaq LTE Lite Family Website by European
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December 22nd 03 05:30 PM
by DEJ57 Go to last post
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Need driver for Compaq Laptop by Bruce Whealton, Jr MSW
I have a Laptop. It's a Compaq Armada 1130T, Pentium 120Mhz and it has an external CD drive called Backpack by Microsolutions. The system needs some drivers to recognize the external CD Drive. Obviously this is an older system. Anyone have any idea where I could find the drivers to make this...
December 23rd 03 04:11 PM
by Kevin Childers Go to last post
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Compaq 2190US Good Laptop? Any experiences? by LADYAUSSIEFAN
Hello, I'm wondering if the compaq 2190US laptop is a good one? I'm selling my current dell inspiron 4000 because I had no idea the video card couldn't be upgraded. I can't play current games. How does the laptop run windows xp? does it run applications great and what about mid level games? I know...
January 7th 04 11:18 PM
by Jose Go to last post
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Compaq Presario 5140 QuickRestore??? by Marie
My son has a Compaq Presario 5140 that he cannot boot. I was instructing him to use the QuickRestore CD, but he does not have one...he claims that one did not come with the PC. I went to the HP/Compaq site and looked at the specifications for his computer and it appears that he may be right. ...
February 12th 04 11:01 PM
by DEJ57 Go to last post
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