Forum discussion tagged with Compaq.
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    Solved! HP WONT TURN ON

    I have an HP Compaq Presario CQ61-310EM and it wont turn on When I press the button it turns on for a few seconds, even the screen wants to turn o, but it shuts down immediately I tested rams, tested charger, tryied to remove wifi card and dvd reader, everything except CPU and RAM, no help I...
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    Solved! HP Compaq nx6125 - Windows failed to start - boot configuration data error

    My HP Compaq nx6125 is not working properly. I can see the following message on the display Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. File:\Boot\BCD Status: 0xc0000034 Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data...
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    Solved! How can I make my laptop brightness because no change even if I set

    My laptop compaq CQ 58 is very dimmer it can't set brightness to be bright
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    Upgrading Compaq 610 Ram

    Hello, I Have an old compaq 610 laptop which has Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.0 GHz, 800 MHz 1GB DDR2 800MHZ and wondering if upgrading ram to 4GB with this Processor, would be any good with programming on netbeans and browsing, or it will be worthless. thanks
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    Solved! How to do a factory reset to my laptop I have a Compaq Evo N150?

    ..i dont know how i have to do
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    How do I remove the hard drive from a Compaq LTE 5300?

    How do I remove the hard drive from a Compaq LTE 5300?
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    How do I remove personal information from my Compaq LTE 5300 before selling it?

    How do I remove personal information from a Compaq LTE 5300 before selling it? Is there a hard drive I have to remove? The computer works and has Word and other software on it. I'd like to keep the software on it for the buyer.
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    Solved! My compaq laptop gets hot & shuts off even when battery is not connected

    Do I need to get another laptop or can this be fixed?
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    Solved! Compaq Presario CQ57 Specific Keys Aren't Responding

    Namely the y, t, left tab, left ctrl, brightness up. My issue came and went over a couple of years. I have always been able to press Space Bar simultaneously to make them work, but even that has ceased helping. I've cleaned the keys of any grime, and made sure the port/pins were clear of all...
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    i have a 14.4v battery in my hp compaq laptop, what is the correct power adapter to use. please i need to know

    laptop battery power issues
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    HP Compaq 6715s - Green flashing light when charger plugged in

    I am setting up multiple HP Compaq 6715s at the same time. One of the laptops I tried a charger and it worked fine and the light went orange to say it was charging. I then tried multiple chargers and they were fine apart from one. This charger causes the orange charging light to instead blink...
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    Solved! my laptop is Compaq hp 420. when I pressured power btton ,light on power button on for a second then off and laptop is not on.

    Compaq 420 laptop .when I pressured power button light on power button on for second then off and laptop is not on.when I insert charger then pressured power button ,light on power button not on.laptop is also not on.can any one help me
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    Problem with HP Compaq 6720s

    Hello. I have this old laptop that I repaired myself by replacing the faulty mobo with a working used one. The laptop now works, but has a problem. I cannot install an OS because halfway through the process it stalls. If I'm using a DVD, it suddenly goes off and reboots again. If I am using a...
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    New SSD error in Windows

    Hi. I here have a laptop: Compaq Presario CQ62-a10SD Just replaced the old, damaged HDD with a brand new SSD, from Kingston: Kingston A400 120GB SSD Now try to install a new Windows 10 installation, using the DVD. After starting setup, I encountered an error: I am not able to install windows...
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    Solved! Needing assistance on booting problem with my HP Compaq nc6220

    My HP Compaq nc6220 laptop took a year switched off , when I turned it on 2 months back , I was well though the fan made much noise ,I then change the windows from xp to 10. Its then started to slow down progressively ,sometimes not booting for some hours like up to 6hrs then 4 weeks on it...
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    HP COMPAQ PRESARIO R3000 cannot find wifi button to turn on

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    compaq internet stuck

    laptop internet stuck
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    Compaq Laptop Help

    I have a broken Compaq Presario CQ61 Laptop and I am going to buy a 2.5 inch SATA to USB 2.0 cable to connect to the hard drive which I am going to remove from the laptop, should I buy a 15 or 22 pin one.
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    My laptop is compaq presario v3700 and the processor is Intel Core 2 Duo T5550, the processor is too slow and can i upgrade it

    My laptop is compaq presario v3700 and the processor is Intel Core 2 Duo T5550, the processor is too slow and can i upgrade it with more powerful processor
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    SHIFT Keys & Sticky Keys Error on Laptop Keyboard

    I use a Compaq C300 Laptop from pre-Hp & Compaq Merger days. And it worked fine all through except for 2012 onwards when I first encountered This Problem I'm about to Mention. Prompts started showing up about turning Sticky Keys on or off since I pressed "SHIFT" key Five Consecutive Times at...
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    Compaq v5000 powers on but only repeatedly attempts to spin cd rom.

    My compaq v5000 will not start. Power light comes on and cd rom keeps trying to spin. But, all I got is a repeated attempt to boot. Was on it the other night and it went into hibernation. Left it for a couple of days and when I tried to start it up? It only hissed.
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    I replaced charging port of my Compaq laptop no my keyboard is not working properly

    I replaced charging port off my laptop now my keyboard is not working properly, eg , I press alphabet key it writes numeric
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    Need advice bad?

    My Compaq laptop widows 7. Has. No bootable CD I obviously did not back anything up before it was deleted wiped clean I guess .. not on purpose..can you help.. just,jody
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    Used laptop problems

    Got this Presario cq62 from a friend. Its not working and I need it to start pretty soon. I got a brand new charger for it and plugged it up. It'll register that it's connected to an external power supply then it'll switch to the charging light but it won't come on. Ive been trying to get it to...
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    compaq sound issues

    I played with the sound settings on my compaq presario cq43 now the sound does nothing except make weird noises
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    My compaq. Freezes on startup and only boots in safe mode how do i fix this

    Need assistance please
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    is it safe to install windows 10 on a compaq CQ62

    Compaq Presario CQ62 is it safe to install windows 10 with windows 7?
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    will XFX ATI 7750 1 GB DDR5 CE Graphics Card work on HP Compaq dc7700 CMT Convertible Minitower

    I have an HP Compaq dc7700 CMT Convertible Minitower with 5G Ram,365-watt PSU. will XFX ATI 7750 1 GB DDR5 CE Graphics Card work on it. or what is the best graphics card it can handle.
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    eGPU for Compaq Presario CQ62-219WM

    I need to know if I can use a eGPU in my notebook, I have a Compaq Presario CQ62-219WM with Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile T9300, 2.40ghz and 4GB RAM. I see GT 610 and GF 8400GS graphics card to buy, works with this notebook?
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    Compaq C500 performance after upgrade

    Original processor 1.73 GHz Cache 2Mb Upgrade processor 2.33 GHz Cache 4Mb Has anybody performed this upgrade or similar and what kind of increased performance did you obtain? My System Notebook Model Presario C500 (GF572UA#ABA) System Board ID 30C6 Processor Tupe Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2080...
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    Acer compaq laptop

    Have a acer compaq laptop and the wifi light stays orange and have a blank screen fully charged just won’t turn on. Any suggestions please
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    Solved! Compaq Presario Laptop Power Issues.

    I have a Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop. It's been working just fine after not using it for a year. It had the issue where it would be plugged in but not charging because the battery is old. Understandable. However randomly this morning it won't even show it's plugged in. The light on the side by...
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    Looking for gpu driver for compaq presario f500

    I need the Nvida gpu driver for compaq presario f500 cto laptop I have windows 7 enterprise 64bit os
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    What can I do with a very old laptop

    I have a HP Compaq nx6110 laptop and I have no idea what I can do with it. It's CPU is Intel Pentium M 730 / 1.6 GHz with 512MB of RAM (!) and again, I have no idea what can I do with it. It's from 2005. I've tried installed Ubuntu MATE on it but even that lags... Any ideas?
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    compaq v3000 windows 7 64 bit

    Want to ask me user compaq v3000 windows 7 64 bit with mobile graphics card intel 965 express chipset family ... its question, can help me unruk can upgrade my graphics card one again in my laptop does not support virtualization tehknology if can be setup in my laptop. ... Thank you Support
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    Old laptop opens the cd tray when powering it on.

    It's an old Compaq 1245. I want to restore it just for fun. I've replaced the CMOS battery, cleaned it and reinstalled WinME (will swtich to 98SE later). But this is driving me crazy. Whenever I power the laptop on, the cd drivers opens automatically. There doesn't seem to be any other...
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    Which laptop listed here is newer?

    I bought 10 laptops at an auction and need to know which one is the newest. They are: Compaq Presario CQ50 S/N: 2CE835SQY6 2 - Compaq 610 S/N: CNU0101H1V CNU0101KWM 2 - Compaq Presario R3000 S/N: CND40703S9 CND402040N Compaq Presario 700 S/N: 9X27KVC220DW Toshiba Satellite L305 S/N...
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    Battery charging issues

    Admin Please delete this post please. Thank you very much.
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    can i change loptop proccesor hp compaq 15 notebook?

    can i change loptop proccesor hp compaq 15 notebook?
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    Compaq 6910p boot disc help

    I have a Compaq 6910p laptop with a broken screen and i want to install linux on it, only problem is it doesnt send a signal to the monitor in the bios screen. Can someone tell me the button inputs to boot from a usb drive?
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    Is Sshd in a Compaq presario f500 worth it??

    I’m not looking to drop big bucks on a ssd so I’m thinking about a 5400 rpm 500gb sshd or a 7200 rpm 1tb mechanical hard drive . My deciding factor is whether or not the sshd will speed up boot time and read write speeds as opposed to a 7200 rpm mechanical hard drive. They’ll cost me the same...
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    I have a Compaq Presario cq62 that the power light LED is on the Caps light is blinking and the wifi signal light is on and it

    I have a Compaq Presario cq62 the charge LED is an orange is red color the Caps light is blinking white the power LED is white and I can hear it running in the background but nothing on the screen
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    Want to Upgrade Processor

    I have a Compaq CQ60-615DX with an Intel Celeron CPU 900. Can this be upgraded to an Intel dual-core?
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    compaq 615 recovery disk

    I have a compaq 615 laptop but after placing a new hard drive (old one crashed) i need to reinstall os OS [Windows 7]. I don't have a recovery disk. can i download these?-
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    How to fix a compaq presario cq57 laptop

    How can I fix my compaq presario cq57 it turns on and but when it loads up it just shows a blue screen with the curser and the
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    Solved! Hp compaq laptop

    So I ordered a charger from amazon not too long ago and am a little confused. The charger I bought is AC Adapter Battery Charger for HP Compaq 6830s 6910p 8510p 8510w My computer is a HP Compaq 6910p. The new one I bought said it would work for it and I was told because the difference is by...
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    how to do a factory reset on a hp compaq mini

    So i have a hp compaq mini 110c-1030ev and now for some reason when i try to boot up on windows xp it bsod me so i want to factory reset it is there like a function key or something ps.nor does safe mode with or without internet works it still bsods
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    How to play gta4 on Compaq presario 2100

    I don't if I can play or not it has cpu intel celeron cpu speed 2.4 ghz
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    can you take a hard drive from a pc and put it in another pc

    i have a gateway that no longer works, but, a compaq that does will i be able to install hard drive from gateway into compaq pc
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    i have compaq presario cq 62 and dont start anymore and not charge olso. What its the problem?

    i have compaq presario cq 62 and dont start anymore and not charge olso. What its the problem?
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    Can my Laptop handle GTA V?

    I use a HP Compaq 2710p. I have no idea if it'll be able to handle GTA V and Five M combined. If you can let me know that would be great. Thanks, NYPD_83
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    Solved! Compaq Presairo SR1750NX Sound Card

    Have an outdated Realtek AC 97\ sound card. I am unable updateandn would like to update & Modify Card & Driver. Would like to
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    what operating system is best suitable for hp compaq nc 6220

    solution for hp compaq nc 6220
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    Error on update

    My compaq windows 7 laptop stoped updating at 166 of 181
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    compaq presario cq57 wont switch on or charge

    It was working no charge or turning on
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    Compaq CQ58 Motherboard change

    I have laptop Compaq CQ58 with C-60 APU and it doesn't meet my requirements anymore (with programming IDE and few other apps launched all the resources are gone). I am using Lubuntu newest version with LXDE, but still. As I browsed socket of my MB I found that no powerful CPU can be put on that...
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    My Compaq presanario laptop won't keep charge

    Was working fine then all of sudden it work keep charge. Do I need a new battery
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    Solved! solution to keyboard malfunction & continuous beep sound & continuous scrollingof my laptop compaq presario CQ57

    my laptop compaq presario CQ57 makes a beep continuous sound when starting up window and stop when windows is finally up, also continuous scrolling of the mouse without stopping until i shutdown. keyboard malfunction, not being able to type even when i used external keyboard
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    Laptop memory does not see 8 GB

    I have a Compaq CQ57 and the specs say that it can handle up to 8 GB of memory but when I install 8 GB using two 4 GB memory sticks or one 4 GB stick it will not boot. The two 2 GB memory sticks that are being used in the CQ57 will work in a Dell E6510 that I have. Specs say that the memory...