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Presario 1810 and Win2K Restart Problems by Terabyte
I've gotten a Presario 1810 P2/300Mhz Laptop hand me down from someone. It originally came with Win98. I have installed Win2K which runs fine. I know about the Win2K restart problem that this particular model has with Win2K as well as WinXP and other newer OS. I am wondering if anyone found a fix...
February 29th 04 10:27 AM
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Upgrading a Compaq PII-450 by Tracy
An out-of-town family member has a Compaq Presario purchased in December 1998. It's a tower and includes a Pentium II 450 processor. It has the standard 128 meg of RAM the system came with. Everything is standard as it was installed by Compaq at the factory. I don't have the exact system model...
February 24th 05 09:09 PM
by JP Loken Go to last post
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Recovery CD?? by Ross
Hi all, I don't usually work on Compaq products (I'm an IBM certified partner) and this morning one of our clients had a problem with his Compaq Presario 5014EA (well, an old AMD Duron 900 Mhz)... I could trasfer all the data before the HD breathed its last. I then installed a brand-new HD and...
October 5th 04 08:56 AM
by David Go to last post
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Presario 5340 CA bizarre freezes by Snowflake
Greetings! This one has got me beat. :-) I've got a out-of-the-box Compaq Presario 5340 CA, which differs from the specs on the Compaq page in that it has a GeForce 2 MX video cards (it came with it; don't know why it has a different card listed on the Compaq site). Anyway it has 512 memory and a...
October 29th 04 12:03 AM
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Compaq Presario 5000 lockup by QTarana
X-no-archive: yes archive:no I am trying help a friend with her computer. It is a Presario 5000 w/Windows ME. It randomly locks up cold, and CTRL-ALT-DEl does nothing. Have to turn it off and back on. When I first looked at it, there was no firewall, no antivirus (and she is using...
November 7th 04 03:30 AM
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HP Compaq d330 ST -- which drivers ?? by Tim923
We have a used HP Compaq d330 ST with no warranty that appears to have never been used. However, they wiped the hard drive clean and there is no software that came with it. It looks like it's in the same shape it was in when sold, no hardware added or removed. I put on Windows 2000 Pro. ...
November 23rd 04 02:33 AM
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Compaq Deskpro 386/20e VGA Connector? by Mark
I just got a very nice, maybe never used, Compaq Deskpro 386/20e computer from Ebay. Except for the big scratch on the top that the seller never disclosed it looks great. Even came in original carton and had brand new keyboard and sealed software/documentation! Boy was I surprised however when I...
April 26th 05 12:36 PM
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Compaq Presario new hd no cd or dvd by John
The hd that came with my prsarios is toast. I popped in my home hd with windows xp pro on it. Everything works fine except the disk drives don't work. Have been looking for drivers etc. with no luck. How do you get those drives to work? Thanks John
January 21st 06 09:51 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Upgrading a Compaq Presario 5000 (5008US) Hard drive by [email protected]
Hey all , Fisrt post here. I am planning on putting a 260GB harddrive in my tower and removing the 40GB that's in there. I just bought windowsXP full with sp2. I've just heard some people say that my presario would not run right with a hard drive that large. Any ideas about this ???
February 5th 06 11:46 PM
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Compaq IPAQ Desktop - Power-On Reset Password by [email protected]
I just bought a used IPAQ Desktop, but the Power-On Pasword is enabled and I can't use the system.... How do I reset/remove the power-on password? TIA, Danny
September 22nd 04 06:10 PM
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Can I add a 160Gb harddrive? by Boenospam
to a 7000US system and of course get the full 160Gb (beyond the 137Gb 37 bit limit)? I understand a system needs to have LBA Addressing support, but I cannot determine if mine has that or not. I've looked at all the diagnostic reporting tools I could find and went through all the BIOS settings...
August 24th 04 12:55 PM
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1255 Presario Laptop by Bill Middleton
Hi, I am giving my granddaughter my old 1255 LT and was wondering if there is anyway to upgrade the 4GB HD internally - do not wish to use a USB external HD TIA Bill M.
June 3rd 04 04:39 PM
by Steve W. Go to last post
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Presario 5686 - BIOS halts booting by Jan-Petter Loken
My Presario 5686 stops during the booting process with a screen containing two two green buttons with the following options: "F1 Boot" and "F10 Computer Setup". The red Compaq-logo is visible for a much shorter time than before. After choosing F1 the booting process proceeds normally. This occurred...
June 2nd 04 12:00 AM
by Jan-Petter Loken Go to last post
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Compaq 6010US wont start by torrey
all attempts to turn on my 2 1/2 year old Pressario 6010US result only in blinking red led. Replaced lithium ion battery on motherboard (is this the cmos battery?) but still no start. tried different outlets, etc. but no go. problem occurred out of the blue. any suggestions?
June 8th 04 05:29 AM
by Deep Go to last post
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Compaq, Microsoft, or Linux, something messed me up big-time by Joe Bachman
Too late, I realized that I should have set a "restore point" before I attempted to install a Fedora Linux as a dual boot with Windows XP on my Compaq Presario desktop. I did back up all my data files, for whatever good that did. The Fedora install went very nicely, but when I shut down and tried...
October 26th 04 02:58 AM
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Win XP not detecting USB ports. by Quavel
I have a Presario 5600s I had Win 98 installed and the USB ports worked fine under that OS. I wiped and installed XP home and now the USB ports will not work. Any idea how to fix this or work around it? The weird thing is that the Root hub shows in Device manager but nothing else. I have...
June 26th 04 09:15 PM
by Quavel Go to last post
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Presario 800 HD upgrade??? by vmg123
Trying to replace 20 gig with 60gig but drive is not recognized. Tried differ jumper setting but no go. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks Vince
July 9th 04 02:10 AM
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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
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Quick Restore CD by [email protected]
On Model 7594 windows kept developing errors. Disgusted I wiped out hard disk and installed with a stand a lone copy of W98SE. Not a good idea, the sysem works but very slow erratic and compaq files still on system. Now need to fulll restore with the quick restore disk, but there is a problem....
September 18th 04 12:27 PM
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presario 5240 by heian
Hi, I got a compaq presario 5240 and i want to make a clean installation of Xp on it. Anybody who can tell me how the enter the Bios, so i can set the dvd player as first boot device, and format the whole hd ? Thanks in advance!
February 14th 06 05:06 AM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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