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compaq presario 5415wm by rebecca_kimball
I have had this computer several years (since new) it will not play a game of any kind. They all stick, sound garbles and vidieo hangs, even games for small children, All windows programs and internet work fine with no problems. pentium 4 1.5 Ghz 40.0 GB hard drive 768 mb ram
February 4th 08 08:42 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Compaq Presario Repair? by Searcher7
I picked up a Compaq Presario 1200 Laptop that someone threw out. http://www.amazon.com/Compaq-Presario-Notebook-700-MHz-Pentium/dp/B00005O03A It seems to work ok, except that there are stationary horizontal lines going across the screen. I was told that possibly some of the wiring that connects...
January 30th 08 03:04 PM
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Compaq Presario 5330US Power Supply Replacement by Rich Bunevitch
Hi, A friend of mine wants to replace the 235W power supply in his Compaq Presario 5330US so he can upgrade the video card to play the latest games. I took an Antec Earthwatts 380W ATX12V, V2.2 supply to his house last night but was reluctant to install it after removing the 24 pin P/S connector...
January 29th 08 06:05 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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RAM upgrade on MS-6577 M-ATX Rev. 3.1 motherboard by [email protected]
I had 256MB of DDR PC3200 installed and wanted more. I thought I found a good deal on ebay 2 sticks of 1GB DDR PC3200 made my NCP. Ad stated that it was new. I install either or both of the sticks in either or both of the slots and get a beep and the computer won't start. Online chat with...
January 28th 08 09:13 AM
by quakeii Go to last post
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cant write to CD by felixmorphia
Hi, I am having problems with a presario 2100 laptop, cant seem to write text to CD I can save audio and pics but when it comes to word forget it! Any ideas on what I could do to fix the problem? Many thanks Felicity
January 25th 08 08:55 AM
by Postman Delivers Go to last post
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compaq pressario 7360 by linux_sieci
Hi I have problem with my computer. I would like to install other operating system than win98 se (on two cds with drivers ). How can I install SUSE on txt mode? If i put DVD to my DVD drive i see black screen. I try to modify my BIOS setup, but i can't change boot device (just floppy disk or...
January 24th 08 08:54 PM
by marcinwazny.com.pl Go to last post
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power on password is on by ted
i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp secret password to reset it. thanks
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January 24th 08 03:07 PM
by Ben Myers 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
by William R. Walsh Go to last post
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Memory upgrade for Compaq Presario SR1417CL desktop by eljainc
I have a question on the memory capability of the Compaq SR1417CL. I know the max memory is 2GB and must use PC2700, PC3200 or PC4000 DDR with no ECC. I have seen some generic memory sold online for about $25-35 per GB. However this memory is high density. Will this memory work in this machine or...
January 15th 08 08:01 PM
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Presario R3000 and SD cards weirdness by Lukas Louw
So I got a new digital camera that uses SD cards, so tried plugging them into the laptop's card reader, for pic downloading instead of using the camera's USB cable. The laptop will recognize the cards and load the drivers, but tells me first that the disk needs formatting, and when I tell it to...
January 11th 08 05:23 PM
by John Williamson Go to last post
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Compaq Presario 5834 Restore Disk files needed! by [email protected]
I need some of the files on the restore disks for the 5834, my disks are scratched, does anyone know how I might be able to get them? Compaq no longer has them or provides support for older models but I'm trying to restore it for my daughter.These are the ones I need: FILES MISSING DISK ONE In...
January 10th 08 02:47 AM
by Phil[_9_] Go to last post
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HP Pavilion 540n power supply & front panel pin schematic info by Postman Delivers
I am trying to move a HP Pavilion 540n to a Gateway LPmini Tower (GP6-350) I am doing this because the small HP case does not allow enough ambient air movement and the gateway is a large case... It will also be a performance sleeper of sorts using the Pent 11 Gateway Housing, as I want to...
January 9th 08 06:06 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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XP / Restore question by - Bobb -
Two parts : 1 - anyone know what is happening in XP Home when you see "Windows is starting ... " , and 2. Restore CD - " Last saved" profile? or just Factory restore ? to fix a windows system file . 1. Neighbor has pc in boot loop - tries - reboots-tries.... I have same model (Presario 5420 ...
January 8th 08 03:06 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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bios update? by etheesdad
Hi I want to install some ram in a friend's machine I ran belarc advisor which produces the following compaq pc g00bdbdc board: compaq 0708h bios: compaq 786k3 I am wanting to find a bios update. the machine is not a bios but the
January 5th 08 03:12 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Compaq Presario 5834 Restore Disks by [email protected]
Any idea where I can find them? There are 2 of them, mine are scratched and some files are unreadable,any other options besides replacement? TIA!
January 5th 08 02:10 PM
by doS Go to last post
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Presario 5000: Fungibility Of ATX Power Supplies? by (PeteCresswell)
Remote location. Family member's Presario 5000 just bit the big one. Over the phone, it sounds like the power supply. I've got a couple of ATX power supplies laying around and I drive down there for other reasons periodically. How proprietary is the Compaq unit?
January 1st 08 05:52 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Computer Loading Problems by Rick1
Computer: Quote: Motherboard: Gigabyte M61SME-S2 CPU: AMD Athlon X2 4000+ AM2 RAM: DDR2 2*1024MBytes 667mhz HardDrive: 160GB SATAII 7200RPM OS: Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit ~Lite Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600GT 256MBytes 16X PCI-E BIOS: Award Bios Problem:
December 27th 07 11:12 AM
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5 1/4" floppy on 4122 by John B. Egger
I'm trying to install an old TEAC 5.25" drive in an almost-as-old Compaq 4122. Holding down F10 on bootup and choosing "Computer Setup", "Storage" shows that the disk is considered a 3 1/2" disk (Storage: A: 1.44-megabyte (3.5 inch)". Help (F1) says "By selecting the storage icon you can display or...
December 26th 07 11:26 PM
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######WANTED COMPAQ EXTERNAL DVD WRITER############# by andy
WANTED EXTERNAL DVD WRITER FOR COMPAQ PRESARIO 5000 COMES WITH WHITE CADDY. LIKE THE ONE IN PIC BELOW http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260191395322&ru=http%3A%2F%2Fsearch.ebay.co.uk%3A80%2Fsearch%2Fsearch.dll%3Ffrom%3DR40%26_trksid%3Dm37%26satitle%3D260191395322%26fvi%3D1 RSVP
December 18th 07 12:18 AM
by doS Go to last post
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help:compaq presario s4020wm by debm
my daughter has a compaq presario s4020wm system.it boots up to a black screen,the green light comes on,the dvd rom tries to boot,the floppy also tries to boot,we know the monitor works because we tried it on another system, how can we tell if the onboard video adapter is bad?and what else can i do...
December 14th 07 01:54 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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