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Swapping out a cd rom drive in a Presario 1235 notebook? by algae
Hi all, I have located a cd rom drive to replace the failed one in my friends notebook (Presario 1235). I haven't taken a good look at it yet because the notebook currently not at my house but is this a repair I can tackle myself? Any obvious snags I should be aware of? Will I have to disasemble...
January 30th 05 01:31 PM
by HH Go to last post
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Help installing Win 98 SE by algae
Hi all, I'm helping a friend with her old Compaq Presario 1235. It was running Win 98 VERY slowly so I decided to reformat and reinstall Win 98 SE as it is probably loaded with spyware, etc. I formatted the drive, created a Win 98 SE bootdisk, booted to the floppy, and later set the bios to boot to...
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January 10th 05 02:36 PM
by algae Go to last post
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invalid boot device- Presario 5220 by AlienZen
I'm helping recover a previously working 5229, circa 1999, with the 5-1/4" 8 gig drive. On POST it now gives an error of Invalid boot device, please replace with valid system disk, press any key to continue. The drive will work fine as a slave on another PC, and all data is intact. The PC will...
November 16th 03 10:18 AM
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Compaq Presario s7390uk by Alistair Cameron
Hi All, I have just purchased a Compaq Presario, model S7390UK, over the first weekend I decided to try another operating system (formatting the drive) and now I have lost my F10 recovery option. I have been told it will cost me to buy cd's. Why can't I find any drivers on the net to recover my...
July 6th 04 07:50 PM
by Alistair Cameron Go to last post
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Computer keeps freezing... by AlphaOmega[_2_]
Hullo all, My Compaq keeps freezing on me and can only be restarted by pushing the power button. I mean, if you use the computer constantly it works fine, but if you let it sit unattended it freezes in about 10 minutes. Why it do dis? Can anyone helps me?
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January 18th 08 04:58 AM
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Compaq sff deskpro en 6300 by ALPI
My computer has a pII 300 MHz cpu. Has anybody experienced with replacing the cpu by a pIII 500 MHz. What are the major modification to bring ? fan ? -- Ceci est une signature automatique de MesNews. Site : http://mesnews.no-ip.com
March 12th 06 02:54 PM
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Evo laptop USB trouble by alprenxx
Hi, same question as seen many many times - basics anyhow... I have a self powered usb device, and when plugged into my evo n1050v laptop it is not recognized by windows. Running xp pro, tried on both sp1 and after updating to sp2 - no luck Also tried a pcmcia 2xusb 2.0 card, no luck.
January 30th 06 04:14 PM
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Onboard LAN Driver by [email protected]
I have 6 computers that were donated to a school I volunteer at, but I can't find a driver for the onboard LAN connection. All of the computers are Compaq Deskpro EN, P933. I downloaded every driver available from the HP site, but none of them have worked. If there's anyone out there with this...
April 18th 06 10:07 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Compaq Presario 5140 (1998) Bios Setup by andreas
Hello, I would like to ask, how can I have access to bios setup of my pc in order to set a password? I tried already various combinations of keys (Del, F12) but nothing happened (the bios setup did not appeared. I'm doing something wrong? thnx in advance!!!
September 19th 05 03:01 PM
by andreas Go to last post
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Which model do I own? by Andreas Randolf
Hi, I am trying to download drivers and a diagnostic diskette, but I don't know what exact model I do own. It is, however a small form factor model with the following specifications: - PIII, 450 MHz - 64 MB SDRAM
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March 10th 07 10:48 PM
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Deskpro 4000 without fans by Andreas Thell
Hello! I have a Deskpro 4000 (rather old, Pentium 166MMX, 128 MB) which I use as a file server and firewall. It works quite find, the only thing disturbing me were the fans. I replaced the CPU-fan successfully with a passive cooler and I use a very, very silent Seagate harddrive. The only noise...
December 5th 03 12:05 PM
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Presario - no one seems to know by Andrew
In comp.sys.laptops QuestionAuthority wrote: : After a thorough search on this problem I came to the conclusion : that the touchpad lockups I have been experiencing no one knows : the cause. Several causes are guessed at, but now one really seems : to...
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August 12th 05 11:50 AM
by HH Go to last post
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New Hardware and operating system by Andrew
Does anyone know a site to get third party software fdor a compaq presario s5040an. I have recently installed A TV Tuner; a 120gb hdd and Microsoft Windows XP Professional I've searched through http://www.download.com
February 16th 05 02:45 PM
by Happy Canuck Go to last post
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QuickRestore by Andrew Clark
Hello, I was given a presario to use and I want to see if I can get XP on there so I can use it as my everyday computer. When I try to use "quick" restore, it gives me error xxx.xx and says I need to contact compaq (which i WON'T do). The other option is to do a manual reinstall. I've done this...
June 2nd 05 01:13 PM
by Andrew Clark Go to last post
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Information for compaq presario s5040an by Andrew Colville
Where can I get this information like tables; operators and so on for testing of bugs.
January 28th 05 11:34 PM
by Andrew Colville Go to last post
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operating system for compaq presario s5040an by Andrew Colville
Andrew Colville wrote: Is there any other operating system I could use rather than Microsoft. Please E-Mail me
January 29th 05 01:18 AM
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Windows xp home edition factory installation by Andrew Colville
Hi i only have windows xp home edition sp1 on cd's not windows xp full version installation dvd or cd rom. I brought my presario s5040an late last year. After removing the physical data to install linux. I could not go back to the full version. Can anyone help?
January 23rd 05 10:38 PM
by Andrew Colville Go to last post
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Proliant ML370 fan question... by Andrew Farmer
I have tried changing the fans on an ML370 server to some quieter ones, but it keeps saying that the CPU fan has failed and that the slot fan is not present. I rewired the connections from the originals onto the newer ones. The fans are running OK, so how is it detecting the failure etc? Is there...
April 3rd 04 10:48 PM
by David Go to last post
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celeron processor by andrew2000
Hey the I have two Celeron processors here and I am wondering which would be better to overclock to a 100 MHz bus speed. They a 566/128/66/1.5v Q024A266-8211 SL46T and 600/128/66/1.5v L020A020-0034 Sl46u The 600 MHz has the advantage of more MHZ, but I think the 566 MHz would not be...
January 15th 04 01:10 AM
by Tom Scales Go to last post
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What is it and how do I get the top off? by Andy
Hi, I've just been given a Compaq Deskpro. All I know is that it is a PIII 600Mhz, 256Mb RAM, 10Gb HD and 52x CD-ROM. How do I find out the model number? I want to see if I can download some docs. or manuals for it but I don't know what it's proper name is. Also, how do I get the top off the...
December 6th 04 12:06 PM
by HH Go to last post
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