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Questions tagged [compaq-laptop]

For questions specific to unique properties of Compaq-branded laptop computers. For questions that are not unique to Compaq laptops, you may attract more answers using the more general [laptop] tag.

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Windows 2000 on Compaq Presario says no audio devices are installed

I was given a very old Compaq Presario laptop (Model M2000) and asked to make it usable. It had Windows XP and a lot of viruses; the audio was horrible, with too much noise in output. I had a ...
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Find the reason why windows 7 froze

I'm the new 'It guy' at my company for about 6 weeks now. In the office from a previous IT'er did I find a HP Compaq 8710p Laptop. This laptop is physically labeled Old PC PersonsName, Froze after ...
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Replacing an obsolete battery [closed]

I have a HP Compaq NX6610 laptop with a dead battery. Now, HP have stopped making battery for this model. I am in confusion on how I can replace my battery with the battery of any other model of HP. ...
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Laptop sans battery with cooling fan blowing into it?

I just removed the battery from a Compaq Presario CQ60 laptop since it only lasts for about a minute when fully charged. Is there any problem with using the laptop on top of a cooling pad/fan since ...
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Compaq Laptop CQ57-489wm no video at bootup

I have a Compaq Presario, CQ57-489wm, laptop that won't power up. No video out what so ever. No Bios Post, nothing, and that's on the laptop screen or the VGA out port! I googled the problem and it ...
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How to enable mouse lockup on Compaq Presario laptops

I'm using a Compaq Presario CQ62 and the mouse lockup is not functioning at all. I have tried double tapping the light and that does nothing.
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How can I get rid of the 'System Interupts' process? [duplicate]

I have encountered a problem with my Compaq Laptop. When open up Task Manager I see that a whooping 24% of my CPU is being used by a process named 'System Interrupts'. My laptop isn't an expensive ...
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how can I figure out what is wrong with my system

I have a laptop that is running vista. its a compaq with 2gb ram 1.7ghz single core processor...as of lately it does not want to run anything right...if I download a file on it the system will not ...
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Replace Windows 10 with RemixOS

I have an HP Compaq Mini 110 with Windows 10 installed. It is quite an old computer, and Windows runs extremely slowly. I was wondering if it is possible to replace Windows with an installation of the ...
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My Compaq Presario would not come on

My Compaq Presario cq60 does not come up at all when I try to put it on. But immediately I plug in a charger to it, the charging light shows white and the power light comes up to and so the fan like ...
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Can't access BIOS setup. Erased all data on hard drive

I was trying to do a factory reset on my HP Compaq laptop, but at the end of the process, it says it is incomplete, and it seems like the hard drive got completely erased. I can't even access the BIOS ...
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Wireless capability is turned off #2

I have reformated the compaq presario b1900 to windows 7 ultimate and have still connected to wifi after downloading and installing some applications in the internet the wifi light suddenly turns into ...
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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 what?)?...
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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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Install Bluestacks on Compaq Presario CQ40 windows 8 32bit

I always get this error, "Your graphics hardware or driver do not support apps that needs high performance graphics. A limited version is being installed, some apps may not run. You may update the ...
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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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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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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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Changing CMOS battery Compaq 1234

How do I locate and change the CMOS battery in HP Compaq Presario 1234?
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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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How can I identify my network card in my laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where should I find drivers for my laptop if it didn’t come with a driver disk? I have a Compaq Presario CQ57, and I had to reformat it yesterday. The OS works great, except ...
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Advanced Power Management in Compaq laptop

I reinstalled Windows XP in my Compaq Presario V2000, and now the "standby" and "hibernate" options are no longer available. I tried scanning for new hardware, to no avail. In Device Manager, there is ...
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HP Compaq keyboard keys are messed up

I have a HP Compaq notebook on which I have just installed Windows XP Ultimate, and I have a keyboard problem: The keys are inverted, for example if I press M, I get 0. I need to use the English ...
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Compaq Presario CQ71 no power - power LED lights up briefly when plugged in

I have a Compaq Presario CQ71 which will not power on. When plugging in the charger, the LED turns on for about 10 seconds, and then turns off, no other lights turn on. Nothing seems to be happening ...
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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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How to enable the touchpad on a Compaq Presario?

I accidentally disabled the touchpad on a laptop (Presario CQ62 running Windows. I think I must have hit some shortcut key. How can I enable it again?
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Compaq laptop won't power on

I run a computer repair business and I received a Compaq C series laptop that doesn't boot on power up. I took a video sample of the problem. It just stays like that, in fact, I've left it on for 30 ...
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Ubuntu WiFi issues on Compaq Presario M2000

I Have a friend who's installed Ubuntu 10 on his ageing Compaq Presario M2000 and its all working as it should other than the inbuilt WiFi. I've tried looking at the Compaq support page but to no ...
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causes of problems in the southbridge

I had a compaq presario b1200, which is now unusable because they said it was a problem in the southbridge. What should I avoid doing with my computer so that it wouldn't end up like that? I'm ...
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Compaq Presario CQ50 Dead Motherboard

I have acquired a 15.4 " Compaq Presario cq50 laptop with a dead motherboard. It has an AMD Sempron processer. I wanted to replace the motherboard, however I am unsure what exactly to replace it ...
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Laptop suddenly became very slow

I have a Compaq laptop. And I've been using it 2 years now. Then this day, it suddenly became very slow. It almost took 5 minutes from turning on to the log on screen. I click my username and it took ...
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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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How can I determine my laptop battery's specification?

Is there any application that can be used to detect the exact battery that is in a laptop. Here is the screenshot I got. I don't know the battery specification because the label has already been ...
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Standard F* keys need holding Fn key on Compaq CQ62

I got a Compaq CQ62 laptop recently. I find that I have to hold down the Fn keys to use the standard F* keys while accessing the special functionalities like media keys does not. This is frustrating ...
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Compaq 610 fan is constantly on and noisy, base is fairly hot too

The fans on both of my HP Compaq 610s are constantly on and the base is fairly hot and I don't know if this is standard issue. HP assures me that this is unusual and that I should return them as DOA. ...
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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 ...
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Laptop Battery Diagnostics Software? [closed]

My Compaq CQ50-215CA laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate RC 32-bit recently told me to replace my battery for fear of sudden shutdowns. Is there any good diagnostics software that anyone has used to test ...
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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 ...
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Why can't I see my Hardrive for my compaq mini 110c from A windows Xp installation on usb stick?

I have windows xp installation files on a USB drive using wintoflash. I've downloaded mass storage driverpack and slipstreamed them into the install. when the bootup begins I press f6 at the ...
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XP SP2 installer locks up on Compaq C500

I have a Compaq Presario C500 laptop I am trying to put XP SP2 on. I believe it originally came with Vista, and I ran Linux on it for a long time without any problems. Right after the "Press any key ...