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Adjusting screen resolution without having video card drivers

My father has an old Windows XP computer. He asked me to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 8 since windows XP ended releasing updates. I installed Windows 8, and most of hardware got installed without ...
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How to disable laptop's internal shortcuts for rotating display?

Laptop model: HP Compaq Presario CQ57 OS: Windows 7 How to disable Ctrl-Alt-Up/Down/Left/Right keyboard shortcuts that rotate the display (just how many people use something like that, and for ...
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HP compaq graphics card not working

My friend has an HP Compaq 610 laptop, that wasn't working he brought it to me to fix it and I discovered that the graphics card isn't working, we need a new graphics card. I googled a bit and found ...
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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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CD/DVD Drive does not work - Compaq 6715B

I'm unable to get any activity from the CD/DVD drive on my Compaq 6715B laptop. I've done some research and see where others experiencing the error recommend removing content from the following key ...
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Solved - HP Compaq laptop hard drive removal

I am having trouble removing the hard drive of my old HP Compaq Laptop, it's model is CQ61-107TU but I can't find it on the HP website. I am more a software person than a hardware person, so I'm not ...
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3 extra pins on laptop S-Video output

My friend is not very experienced with electronics and computers, so he asked me how to connect his old HP Compaq nc8430 laptop to his TV. The nc8430 has an ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 with one 7-pin ...
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Not sure what this DVI-like port on my PC is

I have a re-manufactured HP Compaq dc7700p Small Form Factor running Windows XP (for some reason inside the Windows Vista Boot Manager, instead of the WinXP NTLDR). On the back of my PC, I have what ...
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windows 8 nx (xd) enabling support for HP compaq D530

I try to install win8 on HP D530 SFF... but after installation it hungs on error 0x000005d - which means no sse2, PAE or NX support - after investigation: I found the intel spec for this processor ...
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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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Presario SR2173WM won't start

The power supply light is on and on the front memory stick slot is lit also the power on button is lit but dim, is this a CPU or motherboard problem? Do I need to replace the motherboard battery or ...
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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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Laptop screen won't turn on

Sometimes when I press the power button, the laptop screen won't turn on. After trying on/off a few times with power button, I give it a few hard punches on its back, and then it eventually turns on! ...
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Compaq Motherboard gives “CPU Fan Error”

I have a motherboard for a HP business desktop dx5150 PC. The model written on the board is "MS-7050" and it is for an AMD socket 939 processor. I got everything installed in it, and when I turned it ...
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Can I change quick launch buttons apps for Compaq Cq62-259TU running Win7

I just got Compaq CQ62-259TU, I downloaded the "HP quick launch button software", but when I install it the installation wizard runs, but after the progress bar reaches 100%, it disappears, and no ...
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How do I create recovery discs on a Compaq 615

I am trying to create recovery discs on a Compaq 615 running Windows 7, but I can not find the Recovery Manager that is supposed to be used for this purpose. See this official page for reference. It ...
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Problem with Ctrl key on a hp 2510p

I have a tricky problem with my corporate Compaq hp 2510p, the ctrl key is not working properly at all times. I belive that it is hooked in some filter chain that processes certain ctrl+[key] ...
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Troubleshoot broken network adapter on laptop

I own a new HP Compaq 615 laptop which has a network adapter (RJ-45 standard connector) built-in. Today it is not recognizing the network cable at all. Tried the cable in the desktop PC and it works ...