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Compaq Presario Repair? by - Bobb -
"Searcher7" wrote in message ... On Jan 29, 7:53 am, "BillW50" wrote: I picked up aCompaqPresario 1200 Laptop that someone threw out. ...
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February 28th 08 02:27 AM
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compaq 5240 by lifer
I have had this computer for years, not a computer geek. but after all these years and hearing other people talk, i have come to the conclusion that this model of compaq's is a lemon. can anyoen let me know if this is correct?
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December 8th 05 02:32 PM
by carolyn walker Go to last post
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compaq presario cd-rom problems by william kossack
The CD-Rom on my sons compaq w/XP home stopped working. He recently decided to get DSL only to discover that the CD does not work so he can't use the disk from Qwest. We tried several things last night but I discovered so many problems that we did a system restore. Do we need to let everything...
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October 30th 05 05:18 PM
by ih8au Go to last post
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Sony CRX100E/X2 External USB CD-RW Drive by Steve
I have a Sony CRX100E/X2 External USB CD-RW Drive that I have not used in some time. Recently I chose to give that hardware to an out of the country friend that needed a CD burner. The problem was that I could not find the original Spressa software that came with that CD-RW drive. When I started...
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August 22nd 05 10:08 AM
by Nicholas D Richards Go to last post
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compaq Desktop pc info required by me
i have aquired (legally) a desktop pc from a college due to upgrades. It has a celeron 600mhz processor and a 10 gig hd. I can not find any model numbers as such on the case but it does have a sticker with the following: ENS/C600/10e/8/64 I assume that c600 is the model number? My question is,...
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January 13th 06 04:12 PM
by Dan Sgambelluri Go to last post
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overheating laptop by kirstyevans98
i bought my laptop about 2 and half years ago and now the problems are starting. It seems that the laptop keeps overheating to the extent that the plug that goes ino the back of it for the power supply has melted please please can someone help me!!!!!
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April 13th 06 12:30 AM
by Frazer Jolly Goodfellow Go to last post
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Compaq Chipset Drivers for DL585 Under Windows 2000? by Will
Of most interest to me right now is where do I find the USB drivers for the DL585. I download and tried the AMD OPTera 8000 series chipset drivers, but the PCI hotplug driver from that install hangs the system and corrupts Windows 2000 to boot (blue screen on reboot). If anyone has tips on what...
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April 29th 06 10:13 PM
by Jez T Go to last post
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adding memory to compaq question. by anthead
I have an old compaq presario 5220. I have 63 MB of physical memory or disk space. I need to add up to 256 MB, or at least up to 128 MB. How do add more RAM to my computer? Can Presario 5220 take up to 256 MB of space? Any advice is appreciated. Thank you.
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July 17th 06 09:28 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Buggy Presario by henry
Any help with these bugs, either causes or solutions? 1610 Presario 80mb ram. system freezes requiring hard reboot when touchpad cursor is moved at same time as keystroke. win98se system reports no conflicts. hardware acceleration already set to lowest. battery and system interaction very...
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January 12th 07 04:47 AM
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Deskpro EP hard disk replacement by Pat
The hard disk on my DeskPro EP (300Mhz Celeron) died and I would like to replace it. I'll probably look for something off of eBay, but I'm not sure what to look for in terms of specs. The original drive was 4.3GB, although I wouldn't mind something larger. Would any 4.3 GB drive work? Could I...
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September 7th 04 11:00 PM
by [email protected] 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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Do you like Norton SystemWorks Pro? by Steve
Hi, I've seen the full retail 2003 version for sale for as low as $15 including one year of updates (but without printed manuals, they're in electronic form on CD) and as much as I realize the average mass consumer software packages can be clumsy if not ineffectual this seems like a decent price...
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September 10th 03 10:58 PM
by Pat Conover Go to last post
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New hard drive...can't restore by Blue
System: Compaq Presario 7000Z 7PLM11 Problem: Original HD failed. Guy ordered a new one from Compaq and they sent one the same size (different brand, no "system save" partition) Install drive, recognized Insert QuickRestore and boot. QuickRestore starts then immediately displays "run-time error...
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October 17th 03 05:29 AM
by Blue Go to last post
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Compaq Armada 7800 Info Please by Seinman
I just bought a used 7800. I have 2 questions: 1.There are 2 volume control keys above the power switch on the chassis. How are they controlled? Is it software? I cannot find software on the HP/Compaq site that controls them, and they do not appear to adjust the volume. 2. It has an internal...
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October 18th 03 08:24 PM
by Earl F. Parrish Go to last post
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DeskPro won't boot from floppy. by Lukus
I got my hands on a few Compaq DeskPro 6000 (Pentium Pro 200) computers. After going thru about 20 of them, I have about 6 of them that won't boot from the floppy disk. If I install a hard drive and set it all up with the Diagnostic Partition and Windows 98 SE, I have no problem booting and...
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October 31st 03 09:00 PM
by Wipout4ski Go to last post
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Downloading Music/Windows ME by Von Fourche
So I go to the new Napster website and it says Napster doesn't support my operating system - Windows Millennium. Last week I go to that Apple i-toons site and it says it supports Windows XP and 2000 or something, but no mention of Windows ME. So how in the heck am I supposed to start paying for...
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November 4th 03 05:49 AM
by donutbandit Go to last post
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Old Skool Deskpro Upgrade by Adam Richardson
Hi there, I wonder if anyone can help... I've got an old Deskpro 4000s with a 200MMX processor and am wondering about the possibility of upgrading the processor. Does anyone know if this can be done? I've had a nose around in the machine and there seem to be some dip switches going up to 233 MHz...
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November 18th 03 09:40 PM
by Adam Richardson Go to last post
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5430US startup problem by Matt
I'm taking a look at a friends Compaq for him and I'm having some problems. I personally haven't made the jump to XP yet (I'm saving for a completely new system) so I'm not sure if there's an XP workaround for this or not. He said that the computer just shut down on it's own and he heard strange...
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January 28th 04 03:41 AM
by Trai' La Trash Go to last post
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Deskpro 4000S HD&CD Upgrade by Adam Richardson
Hi All, I've got a trusty old DeskPro which I'd like to put a new HD and CDWR in since they're pretty cheap... Can anyone tell me if it matters what drives I get? Are there limitations which mean a new drive won't work? E.g. can I put an EIDE HD in there? Thanks a lot,
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February 26th 04 05:22 PM
by Adam Go to last post
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Presario 4180 HDD troubles by Mike Calkins
Did you use the same IDE cable in the other boxes? If not, it might be the cable. Otherwise, try moving the hard drive to a different power supply connector, I'd also check all drive power supply leads for proper voltage levels. I prefer to check the voltage levels when a drive is not plugged...
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July 21st 03 10:58 PM
by Jon Pumfleet Go to last post
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