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Bypass Drivelock HDD Bay Password

I have an old HP Compaq tc4400 It was given to me in order to make it usable, but it ask for a Drivelock HDD bay password I don't have the password, but I've heard rumors that it can be reset ...
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HP Compaq 6510b in boot loop after bios update

I have here an HP Compaq 6510b, which said at boot "your bios failed to complete the update. " and then something like "you may have to redo it". and then it was starting normally. The bios version ...
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Lighthing damage, Should i flash the Mobo

I was using a laptop on a raining day, and it got fired! Lightning struck, i got a shock, but temporarily without any fatal incidence. Compaq presario CQ61 aka insyde but my laptop was ...
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HP Compaq NW8000 Mobile Workstation does not detect 250 GB Western Digital Scorpio drive

I've installed 250 GB HDD Western Digital Scorpio drive inside my HP Compaq NW8000 Mobile Workstation notebook but it's not detected properly and does not work :/ Tried different jumper combinations ...
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no hard drive detected on compaq presario m2000 (IDE hard disk)

My laptop crashed. At first I thought it was a hard disk problem. I bought a new one but the computer keeps telling me that no hard drive is detected. I have tried to install windows XP SP2/3, ...
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How can I get a Compaq CQ62-231NR to boot up with Hard Drive error?

I'm a software engineer, but everyone I know thinks I have the ability to fix any computer problem, so, a friend gave me their Compaq CQ62-231NR laptop, which won't boot up. He bought it used from ...
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“No IDE Fixed Disk Present” After Hard Reboot But Not Soft Reboot

BIOS displays the following two lines upon hard reboot (i.e., cold reboot, cold boot, or cold start): The following configuration options were automatically updated: CD-ROM: HL-DT-ST R/W/DVD ...
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Compaq 610 BIOS settings

I've just bought an HP Compaq 610 and I'm generally very happy with it, except the BIOS setup utility really sucks - most of the "advanced" options, generally found in any other BIOS setups, aren't ...