Forum discussion tagged with Presario.
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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! 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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    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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    HP COMPAQ PRESARIO R3000 cannot find wifi button to turn on

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Compact presario cq56

    It turns on but wont respond after that and stays on red screen
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Compaq Presario CQ61 power issue

    I have a dear old Presario CQ61 which is having some startup issues after the battery drains. I plug the power cable in but get no response from the power button for several minutes. At first I just had to wait about two minutes, but now it's closer to ten. It does eventually respond and the...
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    compaq presario cq57 wont switch on or charge

    It was working no charge or turning on
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    Presario V6000 Win7

    How can I find out what hardware my laptop has in it. I know that the same models have different devices installed. Plus I didn't get it new. This was given to me by a friend. It is running really crappy and I am not enjoying my experience on it at all. LOL Can anyone help me?? I love computers...
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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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    Compaq Presario CQ60-220EV problem

    Hello to all of you, I have a laptop that has gone crazy without having seen something like that before, I've done all the classic tests to see if she has anything but everything does the same I tried out first by removing the charger and the battery (and cmos battery) I left holding down for...
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    how to solve that why my laptop is showing green and red screen

    My laptop model is comapq presario cq62. This problem is coming in my laptop in few days please help to solve this problem.
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    hp presario cq42 Thermal throttle issue

    I have a old hp presario cq42 with a intel p6200 my laptop reaches 60 degrees celeius on idle and my cpu which is supposed to run at 2.1 ghz is throttling to an unusable 931mhz is there a way to fix this thnx in advance
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    Can I play GTA 4 on Compaq presario cq45 laptop with graphic card

    I want to play GTA 4 on Compaq presario cq45 laptop and I am a big fan of it please give the reply yes or no if no then what I should do to play it
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    Laptop doesn't boot

    i have a Compaq Presario CQ50-107NR and my bios was on F.09 (i believe). I was planning on replacing this Athlon x2 QL-60 (1.9 GHz Dual Core CPU) w/ a CPU from my laptop that doesn't work anymore (HP DV4-1275MX). I was gonna put the Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80 (2.1GHz Dual Core CPU) in my current...
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    compaq precario cq62 goes black screen when you plug it in

    and occasionally when it isnt plugged in. iv also had some issues with it running the cpu, disk, and memory at 100%, even after going and disabling bucket loads of stuff,. it wont turn on when its plugged in, and iv got to try a handful of times to get it to come on when running battery power...
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    Will a Compaq Presario CQ60 410us lcd display fit into an Asus? Read Details plz.

    I'm new at trying to fix tech things and I am wondering if someone can tell me : Will a Compaq Presario CQ60 410us lcd screen display fit into an Asus K52F BIN6 and work properly? Thank you for helping. I tried looking all the specs up and compare, but I have no idea if it will fit.
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    No disk drivers found on hard drive when installing windows xp home

    Compaq presario r3000 onstalling window xp home but no disk drivers on hard drive and corrupted files
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    Do I have to wipe ALL my drives in order to remove any threat?

    Hello Tom's I think my computer may be a bot-net for a DDoS attack. Is it safe to keep my HDD (with steam games, LOTS OF PERSONAL FILES, ect intact and just Wipe the OS drive and re-install windows? Or does every drive have to be wiped clean? Even if I'm not part of a bot-net, I still like...
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    Screen Flicker Crazy

    Compaq Presario C700 I have replaced the LCD screen and the inverter. The screen flickers ALWAYS, even while posting through BIO and safe mode screens. Any ideas?
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    how to get past the welcome screen on my compaq presario cq50

    After putting in my password the screen just shows a loading welcome sign and doesn't go to another screen on my compaq presario cq50?
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    I put in a new cpu and now my laptop wont boot up properly

    I installed a new cpu into my compaq presario cq60 and when it turns on it dosent fully load and just shuts down. I have tried this with the battery out but it still dosent work any help would me great
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    Compaq Presario 1800T no video

    Compaq Presario 1800T is an old laptop I know, but I really want to try to get it working again. My issue is there's nothing on the screen, and external VGA isn't working. Since HP isn't showing all the laptop's specs, here is some of them. - Pentium III proc. - ATI 3D Rage M-128 If you need a...
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    Want to upgrade from ATI Radeon HD 4200 graphics card Compaq Presario CQ61 411WM

    I am currently wanting to upgrade my son's Compaq Presario CQ61 411WM laptop to 4gb of RAM from 2gb and I also want to possibly upgrade the current graphics card in it, which is the ATI Radeon HD 4200. What are my options? It lags so bad since upgrading to WIn 10, which I am now majorly...
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    compaq presario cq42 cannot on

    hi, i have compaq presario cq42 and my problem is when you press start button, light at the power button and wifi button(F12) is on, but the screen was blank. and the light still remaining on without any blinking or flashing..already try to press delete and F1 button but still not function...
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    Need help on slow laptop

    I have two old laptops- First one is a compaq presario v6000 core2 duo (prob: gets too slow most times, sometimes has issues connecting to wi-fi) Purchased in 2008 Second one is a dell vostro core2 duo, (prob: screen hinge damaged, gets slow at times) My main work is to write reports for a...
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    how do i increase the size of my compaq presario V6000 VGA

    After installing windows 8, my graphics appears blur. this i believe is associated with the low vga capacity of my laptop
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    Laptop black screen

    Hi , i have a hp compaq presario cq61 and when i turn it on, the screen is black. I was looking the beep codes for hp but didnt found anything. Caps lock and num lock led beeps goes like this: beep..beep..............then nothing then again beep..beep..... and it goes on like this. Hope you guys...
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    Compaq Presario C500, Won't POST, Blinking Power Light

    So I've got this old Compaq Presario C500 from a customer. I went to boot it, I can hear the fan come on, the hard drive sounds like it's spinning up, but nothing ever really starts. No BIOS beeps, nothing on the screen, it just never gets to POST. I've Googled around and one suggestion is a...
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    bios/RTC missing off motherboard?

    Ok guys I have a Hp presario CQ57 when starts fan starts but gets faster and faster eventually shutting down after sometime ill explain bit more first boot after pressing power to drain, or after leaving stood for a while, power on and would get the following boot message: enter is...
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    Hp presario cq57 major help needed

    Ok guys were to start, i obtained the named laptop: on first start up it said: and turns off after a fe seonds. and unable to press enter, but on ,next boot that error doesnt show...
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    Compaq Presario CQ56 Won't Boot

    I have a Compaq Presario CQ56 that a customer brought in, first there was no sign of power to the screen, I did some troubleshooting and decided to reflow it. Now, the screen comes on, but shows nothing but a black screen, no caps lock blinking, and wireless card light is solid orange. I've...
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    While installing windows 8 It says media driver is missing in compaq presario cq40.plzz help

    Plz help i soon as possible. i m new to all this
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    HP Presario C304NR display shows rows of vertical lines

    I replaced the hinges on a Presario laptop. Now the display does not function. No diagnostic beeps occur during post so boot thinks things are OK. The display has 5 rows of fine vertical colored lines on startup. The machine appears to go through normal start up of the operating system...
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    Compax Presario SR1417CL Help

    I recently bought a Compaq Presario SR1417CL and the heatsink above the processor came off and this little black tab that holds one of the arms (not very good with part names) came off the board and I can see the two holes it would go in. Do I just got ahead and press it back on the board or do...
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    Compaq Presario CQ41-203TX stucks at boot screen after modded bios setting change

    Hello, I have a Compq Presario CQ41-203TX with inysdeH20 version F.0F bios. I installed modded bios found in for advanced setting. And carelessly configured wrong hardware configuration. Now my laptop stucks in boot screen. If I try to enter my bios, only blank screen appears. I...
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    Upgrade my cpu

    Hey everyone I'm trying to upgrade my laptop. I have a Compaq Presario cq62, the cpu unit is a AMD V120 with Champlain 45nm Technology in it. does anyone know if I can upgrade to a dual core or a quad core Processor.
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    Compaq Presario CQ62 Laptop Keyboard Locked

    My laptop’s keyboard has locked up for an unknown reason. The touchpad still works and an external keyboard works when plugged in. I might think it needs replacing, but when my computer ran out of battery and I plugged it in and restarted it, when it asked me during the system boot if I wanted...
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    Compaq presario cq61 running slowly

    I have a compaq presario cq61, and would appreciate any tips on how to make it run faster. I'm far from an expert so I've basically been searching Google for tips. I recently used an avg clean up type program, but it hasn't really helped. I've been told to just go and buy a new laptop, but would...
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    HP Compaq Presario V3700 LED Power Indicator blinks constantly

    Hi, I have HP Compaq Presario V3700 V3908TU. Battery was lost on accident 4 years ago. Since that I used power directly from adapter. Last night I turn on my laptop. But windows won't start. It stops right before win logo shown up like usually. I notice that the LED power indicator blink...
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    I have a compaq presario cq56 computer and i cant log in plz help

    Virus on my computer won't let me log in.I shows a repair startup but doesn't do anything else.
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    Which CPU upgrade can I use on my Laptop?

    I just dissassembled a Presario CQ60-417DX laptop i know that this thing is old but im using it as a self taught rebuild system and my budget isnt that high. This particular laptop does not come with the cpu soldered into place so i can remove it. The real question I have is which cpu can i use...
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    Should I replace my Presario CQ56 DC Jack or battery?

    My laptop is not charging the battery but it still work with the charging ac adapter plug in. It will die right away when I unplug it. Battery icon say "plugged in, not charging" These are the test I've done. 1.) I have two charging ac adapter and both or them won't charge the battery but...
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    how do i remove the display screen on presario c700?

    how do I remove the display screen from the laptop?
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    Windows XP on Compaq Presario CQ56.

    Hello everyone! I just want to ask, is it posible to install Windows XP on Compaq Presario CQ56? It should be X16-96072 or 5840378-001. I got Windows XP Service Pack 2 on CD, I made my system boot from CD/DVD drive, installation got at half, and, blue screen. Any suggestions?
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    i am able to use webcam on skype but i cant access my camera to get phhotos. am using a compaq presario cq56

    my laptop is a compaq presario cq56. I have been trying to access my camera but canno find it. I am able to to use webcam on skype properly and i can see the camera ontop of my laptop screen. How do i find my camera?
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    photos in laptop

    Hi, my problem is that somehow I have turned all the photos(700 odd) stored in my Compaq Presario CQ58 laptop upside down+ besides doing one at a time (gulp) I am unable to correct them,any ideas please? Thanks Alan Ridley