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Windows 10 drivers for Compaq Presario CQ61?

Q: Windows 10 drivers for Compaq Presario CQ61?

I have a Presario CQ61. I believe it was released in 2009. Although it's very old I was wondering if this laptop will have driver support for windows 10. There are none as of now but will there be drivers for this laptop in the future? Thanks.

A: Windows 10 drivers for Compaq Presario CQ61?

I am also concern since i did install win 10 on my cq61-420us. The one concern i do have is my touchpad isnt not scrolling either up and down or side to side. the synaptic drivers that are provided do not work properly

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Hello,
I have recently upgrade my OS from Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate by clean install method.
I think so far everything works except microphone which I solved by installing updates from windows update.
So my question is, Should I install some drivers or some updates from either compaq or hp sites or wherever also? Should I try to find drivers specefic for my computer or go with the drivers which came with windows 7?
My computer model is: Compaq Presario CQ61

Thank you very much!!!

A:Compaq Presario cq61

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jav


Hello,
I have recently upgrade my OS from Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate by clean install method.
I think so far everything works except microphone which I solved by installing updates from windows update.
So my question is, Should I install some drivers or some updates from either compaq or hp sites or wherever also? Should I try to find drivers specefic for my computer or go with the drivers which came with windows 7?
My computer model is: Compaq Presario CQ61

Thank you very much!!!



If HP/Compaq have the drivers for your PC, then yes.

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So recently the charger for my Compaq laptop has gone bust, and I need to know what charger I would need to buy. This has happened once before, and when I bought a new charger, the wattage wasn't correct for the computer, so that one broke too.

What I need to know, is the exact charger needed for this laptop, meaning the correct wattage for the computer. Links to websites where I can buy it would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Compaq Presario CQ61 charger

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01966130&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=4121166
 

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Recently my fan in my laptop was extremely loud, and the laptop was getting really hot. I proceeded to vacuuming my laptop and dust came out of it.

Somehow when vacuuming my fan, it broke.

Now it does not spin, and my laptop is silent.

Within 10 minutes of running the laptop it turns off; when it turns back on it says it shutdown to avoid over heating...

Any ideas, do i need a replacement, and should i take it to a computer place???

A:Broken fan on Compaq Presario CQ61

I suggest trying to blow out more dust. Maybe a dust bunny is preventing the fan from spinning.

If that doesn't work, the machine may need to be cleaned more thoroughly (disassembled). If that doesn't work, you'd need a replacement fan.

Take it to a shop, if you can't do it yourself, and you know a place that you can trust. (Preferably not Geek Squad at Best Buy. I've read few kind words about them.)

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The ownership of the above machine has been transferred to me.I wish to revert the laptop to the factory settings.The recovery options are not accessible. Not by uising the recovery manager accessed through the Windows interface, via the F11 options or through the startup screen.Windows 7 home premium came presistalled.Is there a means of obtaining the installation discs?The hard drive was replaced by the previous owner. Thank you for any help. 

A:Compaq presario CQ61-415SA Recovery

HP no longer has any Windows 7 based recovery disks for consumer laptops. There is a 3rd party market for recovery disks.  http://computersurgeons.com/p-19931-windows-7-premium-64b-recovery-kit-599363-001-for-compaq-presari... That is not precisely your model but is AMD so the motherboard is the same as yours and would work. If you are a little more adventurous and tight-fisted, we can walk you through a "clean" recovery using an OEM Windows 7 install disk and the drivers found on this site.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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So my laptop's screen is black. I'm using my tv right now with it, it works fine hooked up to a TV. I've tried everything I know of. When the laptop first starts up, It flashes the red compaq screen, then goes black. Flashes the user login screen, then goes black 2 sec later. When I do the fn+f4, the screen flashes back on, everything looks cool, then 5 seconds later it goes black again. It's not just the light, it goes completely off. (Just on the laptop, external monitor works) I've tried restoring back to factory settings, recovery, and I'm not getting anywhere! I've even tried that black screen fix by Prevx. Oh and I also tried turning the laptop off, holding the power button, etc. It has windows 7. CQ61 I think is the model.
I wasn't really sure if this was the right place to post it, so sorry if I'm in the wrong section!
 

A:Black Screen- Compaq Presario CQ61

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Hi,

I recently turned on my laptop and the screen was black. After a while when it booted up, the screen came on as normal and then flashed out about 10 seconds later. I can shine a torch on to the screen when it boots up and see windows and everything but it's obviously too dark to use. I replaced inverter and lcd panel but the problem remains...

How should I go about fixing this?
 

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Hi, I am trying to re-install this for some one and it turns on with the message System Disable: 73827136 Can anyone advise me on the issue? Thanks











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A:Compaq Presario CQ61 System Disable

Hi, Enter  62785118 Regards, DP-K

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Hi,
I'm experiencing the BSOD on my Compaq Presario CQ61-401SA Notebook PC. I've followed the posting instructions and would be extremely grateful for any help
Thanks
Rich

A:BSOD on Compaq Presario CQ61-401SA

  
Quote: Originally Posted by lilp1976


Hi,
I'm experiencing the BSOD on my Compaq Presario CQ61-401SA Notebook PC. I've followed the posting instructions and would be extremely grateful for any help
Thanks
Rich



Several of these were blamed on ataport.sys. Some very old drivers need updating including your raid, storage, and others.

I would update the old drivers

Code:
iirsp.sys 12/13/2005 5:47:54 PM fffff880`01702000 fffff880`01713000 0x00011000 0x439f418a
nfrd960.sys 6/6/2006 5:11:48 PM fffff880`0191e000 fffff880`0192e000 0x00010000 0x4485ef94
adpu320.sys 2/27/2007 8:04:15 PM fffff880`0158d000 fffff880`015bc000 0x0002f000 0x45e4c6ff
adpahci.sys 5/1/2007 1:30:09 PM fffff880`01537000 fffff880`0158d000 0x00056000 0x46377921
arc.sys 5/24/2007 5:27:55 PM fffff880`01452000 fffff880`0146b000 0x00019000 0x4656035b
SiSRaid2.sys 9/24/2008 2:28:20 PM fffff880`01a00000 fffff880`01a0e000 0x0000e000 0x48da86c4
sisraid4.sys 10/1/2008 5:56:04 PM fffff880`01a0e000 fffff880`01a26000 0x00018000 0x48e3f1f4
adp94xx.sys 12/5/2008 7:54:42 PM fffff880`014bc000 fffff880`01537000 0x0007b000 0x4939bf42
lsi_fc.sys... Read more

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AC Adaptor has been replaced
DC Jack has been replaced

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCHMUOoC2Ko&feature=youtu.be

Things I have tried.

1. Taking out battery and power lead and holding pwr button for 1min
2. Reseating ram
3. Taking CMOS battery out for 10mins
4. Removing Hard Drive

Any suggestions appreciated before I start to strip this laptop down again......

TIA

Zorg.
 

A:Compaq Presario CQ61 Power No Post?

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Hi,

My name is Alison, I was trying to fix my laptop and ended up making things a lot worse!!

I ran DBAN and during the process i realized i have no way to reinstall Vista Home Basic OS so i aborted the wipe after 10 or 15 mins into it.

Its a Compaq Presario CQ61. On the back of the L/T i have a sticker with a product key but when i purchased it i never got a CD for Vista. I dont have recovery discs either.

So like i said i stopped DBAN from completing the wipe however now when i turn the L/T on it says,

"NO BOOTABLE DEVICE -- INSERT BOOT DISK AND PRESS ANY KEY"

I tried doing System Recovery but the same message comes up... i also found a Vista Recovery online and burnt to cd-r but it stills says, "NO BOOTABLE DEVICE -- INSERT BOOT DISK AND PRESS ANY KEY"

Is there a way to copy a different version of windows OS from a different PC and make that a 'boot disc' I dont really understand what a boot disc is...

Im not sure what to do to fix this issue... any help or advice is appreciated if you could please explain with details that would be a big help to me.

Thanks in advance!

Alison

A:Wiped the hard drive now i have no OS (Compaq Presario CQ61)

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Wiped the hard drive now i have no OS (Compaq Presario CQ61)

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I ran DBAN




DBAN (Darik's Boot and Nuke) is a low level format utility. Once you start this, it begins to wipe the drive of your OS. Stopping it in the middle is too late. If you had just run System Recovery would have set your system back to Factory Defaults, but DBAN deleted that too. You cannot copy an installed OS and put it on a different computer. An OS has to be installed from a boot disc (a disc that boots the computer if the OS can't)
What is the Vista recovery disc that you have? Boot into Setup (Bios) and change the Boot order to be CD/DVD rom drive First Boot Device, Save and Exit. Restart the computer with the disc in and you should see the message Press Any Key to Boot From CD/DVD.If it is a Vista install DVD then you can reinstall your OS. If not a Windows disc, you can try contacting your computer manufacturer and see if you can get a Recovery DVD for your computer manufacturer Or get a Vista DVD from Ebay or Craigslist.

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After rebooting my system I now come to a screen to enter system password. Only thing is.. I never set this and there is no way around it.I have tried the take battery out reset CMOS trick that used to work in desktops to no avail. this is the message I get after too many password attempts. system disable key 92931076











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A:Compaq Presario CQ61 BIOS Password Unlock

Chick try. 23699078 Use that code to go into the BIOS.Disable all passwords that are enabled.If asked for the CURRENT password use that code.If asked for NEW password just hit enter.If asked to VERIFY password just hit enter.Save and exit. REO I must inform you that these services are not endorsed by HP, and that HP is not responsible for any damage that may arise to your system by using these services. Please be aware that you do this at your own risk.

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hi all got compaq presario cq61 when imove the laptop screen i get picture etc but sometimes it goes off when moved and very dull but can still just about see whats going on .. could this really be a loose wire knowing how tight the wires normally are or an inverter problem please help
 

A:Compaq Presario CQ61 screen goes dull and on and off when moved

Sometimes the LCD inverter wires become loose or pinched in the LCD cover hinges
 

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Hello All,

I have recently purchased a Presario CQ61-410 US ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834107043) and am now trying to install Xp Pro on it. I am having major difficulties.

After a lot of googling, I found these guides ( http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Operating-systems-and-software/General-XP-Downgrade-Guide-for-HP-Laptops/td-p/83267, http://maxeasyguide.blogspot.com/2008/04/preparations-for-winxp-installation-cd.html). I tried both solutions to no avail; I would still get a blue screen after during the initial install. Then I realized I have the AMD chipset, and thanks to this thread (http://www.techsupportforum.com/f19/...en-422183.html) was able to find the Raid drivers, slipstream them with Nlite and begin. The SATA hard drive was readable, and the installation commenced.

Here, though, is the rub. I am able to get through the basic install screen (F8 I agree, partitions, etc) and through the first "GUI" install screen (Agree to EULA, "Your Screen May Flicker for a few Seconds" etc). However, after that install and when the computer restarts and goes to load XP, I get the XP splashscreen for maybe 1-2 seconds, then the system reboots. I have no idea why. I know the install I am using is solid (it is running tried and true on another machine), and I have tried making a second boot disk, but every time I encounter the same problem: splash screen for a second, then restart.

I am not concerned about the other dr... Read more

A:Compaq Presario CQ61 and XP Pro Installation - A Living Hell

So you are trying to downgrade a machine that shipped with Windows 7 to Windows XP ? If so, that would have been a better title to the thread, as downgrades are their own special set of problems.

It also would have been a good idea to note that this is a laptop.

Given that, I am having difficulty understanding why you would need "RAID drivers" for a laptop. Does this laptop have two hard drives ?

The compaq support site does not list any XP-specfic drivers for the hard drive or hard drive controller.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/s...1166&sw_lang=&

Have you seen this area ?

Also I'm a bit skeptical of your Driver Genius Pro software, and am wondering if that has been involved in the situation yet, and if it's a possible cause for problems.

Is this HD parititioned, with the Ubuntu O/S on one partition ? If so, it would be better to get XP installed on a single-partition drive, then make another partition for Ubuntu.

nLite is sometimes buggy, and while it is solving one problem, it could be causing another.

A bad/buggy optical drive can also corrupt system files which can cause an install to go bad.

HD's can come from the factory with errors & bad sectors. I would run HDD Regenerator (from Hiren's) to make certain the HD is good.

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Hey to all! Since my girlfriends cq61 died, and led blinking gives me CPU failure,  i would like to replace its CPU.I have already taken CQ61 apart and CPU inside was AMD Sempron M120. Since i am replacing it anyway i tought i would put something more powerful in. What CPU-s are supported by my model? I read in this thread http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Hardware-Upgrades-Replacements/Compaq-Presario-CQ61-415sa-Processor-Upg... That M620 - Turion II Ultra @ 2.5GHz  is supported on some CQ61 models, will it work for me? Is that best i can do?   Best RegardsMix

A:Compaq Presario CQ61-420E0 CPU replacement/upgrade

Before you focus in on the CPU I will let you know that it is much more likely the problem is the motherboard than the CPU. 

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Hi,

My name is Alison, I was trying to fix my laptop and ended up making things a lot worse!!

I ran DBAN and during the process i realized i have no way to reinstall Vista OS so i aborted the wipe after 10 or 15 mins into it.

Its a Compaq Presario CQ61. On the back of the L/T i have a sticker with a product key but when i purchased it i never got a CD for Vista. I dont have recovery discs either.

So like i said i stopped DBAN from completing the wipe however now when i turn the L/T on it says,

"NO BOOTABLE DEVICE -- INSERT BOOT DISK AND PRESS ANY KEY"

I tried doing System Recovery but the same message comes up... i also found a Vista Recovery online and burnt to cd-r but it stills says, "NO BOOTABLE DEVICE -- INSERT BOOT DISK AND PRESS ANY KEY"

Im not sure what to do to fix this issue... any help or advice welcome but please explain in details.

Is there a way to copy a different version of windows OS from a different PC and make that a 'boot disc' I dont really understand what a boot disc is...

Thanks in advance!

Alison

A:Wiped the hard drive now i have no OS (Compaq Presario CQ61)

Hi, Alison.

A boot disk is the hard drive which your PC boots from and starts Windows, but your hard drive has had the boot files and Windows (or some of it) wiped off it with DBAN. DBAN is used to securely wipe all data from a hard drive prior to selling it or otherwise disposing of it -- this prevents any data from getting into the wrong hands.

You will have to contact HP/Compaq and ask them if they can send you a set of Recovery CDs for your model.

Contact information for the USA: Contact HP - Phone Assist | HP

For the UK: Contact HP - Phone Assist | HP

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Hi all, I'm new here, registered just to get help with my problem. I have a Compaq Presario CQ61-420US Laptop, it will be a year old at the end of April 2011. It has Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS. Never had a problem with it till now. I am planning on doing a memory upgrade (currently has 3.0 GB DDR2 PC6400 in 2 slots (1gb + 2gb), ordered a 2.0 GB chip to bring it up to 4.0 GB total memory)

Anyway I wanted to make sure I could do the swap myself so I unplugged the power cord, took out the battery, unscrewed the panel on the bottom of the laptop case, found the memory chips, took out both chips very carefully, undoing the tabs holding the chips in, took them out, inspected them, put them back in the way I took them out, making sure the tabs on the chips were lined up, maing sure the contacts were making contact. Put everything back together, ordered the new 2GB memory chip.

Today I went to power up the laptop, battery in and power cord plugged in and everything lit up like normal except the screen never came on, the power button stayed lit, the network status light stayed on, the power indicator was lit, two white lights were flashing at the same time every 5 seconds though, which is abnormal, one at the top right of the keyboard which I believe is the Num-lock light and one on the far left of the keyboard which I believe is the Caps-Lock light. And thats it, nothing ever happens it never turns on (blank screen) even after 20 min's. SO I held the power button down til... Read more

A:Compaq Presario CQ61-420US not booting/blank screen

I've got it figured out, I just took the 1GB RAM stick out, since I won't be needing it once my new 2 GB stick comes in, and it booted up just fine, tested the same stick in both slots to make sure one wasn't bad and its all good now.

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Compaq presario CQ61-223TU running Vista SP2 32bit, need ios for free upgrade to windows 7

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hi all got a post further down explaining lcd cable was no good so got another plugged it all on but now nothing coming on is there any button or anything i can do or is it another bad cable
 

A:Compaq Presario CQ61 screen LCD cable change but not working

hi all as in previous tpost further down i explained screen comes on fully when little movement of lcd cable just where it plugs to mother board so got another wire but does same thing so now know it wasnt wire so thinking what inverter or lcd backlight please help as i do not want to buy 1 then its the other is the only way finding out by buying part and testing. thanks in advance
 

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Hi all,I have a Compaq Presario CQ61-310SV notebook that does not want to start ? the screen does not turn on and always remains blank. At startup, when I press power button:Lit only leds for Power, WiFi (orange color) and Touchpad;The fan turns on, but the screen remains blank;Caps Lock and Num Lock keys blink 2 times in a sequence;According to these data, I found that there was an error, indicating to failure of the BIOS. But, despite the fact that on the forum I found many of similar cases, no advice did not help me solve this error. So I decided to ask you for help, describing in detail what I tried hoping that you will point to my mistakes and help me to solve the problem.So:First of all, I tried to perform a hard reset by:Disconnecting the AC adapter, battery and all external peripheral devices;Pressing and holding down the power button for about 1 minute;Plugging the AC adapter back into the notebook;Trying to turn on the notebook;Also I removed the CMOS battery for a few minutes ? no result.Next, I tried to recovering the BIOS using key press combination «Win+B» hoping that my notebook has the emergency BIOS recovery feature enabled. But the notebook silently restarts automatically after few seconds after I released the power button. How I tried to do it?I turned off notebook and I unplugged AC adapter;I disconnected the battery and all external peripheral devices;I plugged AC adapter back into the notebook;Holding «Win+B» I pressed power button and I rel... Read more

A:Compaq Presario CQ61-310SV: BIOS corruption failure

I noticed that no one can/wants to try to help and I do not know why... If I did something wrong or you need more information about my problem ? please tell me about this and I certainly will update the post.

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Hello,

When I power on my Compaq Presario, the screen remains black, the key next to the power button is orange, the Caps Lock key is blinking and a light blinks above the "home, end, num lock keys", in the upper portion of the keyboard. I have tried taking out the battery, unplugging the power and holding the power button for 60 seconds, before trying it again, and I am not getting anything...HELP!!
 

A:Compaq Presario CQ61 Black sreen-orange button next to power

Try re-seating the Ram. If that doesn't help remove the Cmos battery for a few minutes then put it back, it looks like a silver coin and should be visible near the ram.
 

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Hi guys,

I've isntalled Windows XP Professional (32) bit on a HP Compaq CQ61-231TU Machine with the help of nLite.

I had been using Windows XP on same machine. But this time, I'm not able to find its VGA / Graphics Drivers for XP.

Could someone please help me on this ????

Regards,
Farhan
 

A:HP Compaq CQ61 VGA Drivers Not Found

Here is the support and software site for the Compaq Presario CQ61-231TU laptop.
You should add and save this site in your browser favorites/bookmarks list so you can readily refer to it when needed.

The drivers and downloads section has drivers for Windows Vista and Windows 7, but not for Windows XP.
Did you downgrade that laptop to Windows XP?

That laptop appears to have either an Intel or a NVIDIA graphics device, so we need to confirm which one it has.
Go into the Device Manager and then advise the names of the entries that have a yellow ? next to them.

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G'day, my mate gave me his laptop to speed it up a bit so I decided to format it with XP as it couldn't handle Vista very well.

I cannot find any drivers that will suit the audio device, I've installed multiple different drivers but none of them work and most of them return with the error:

The laptop is a Compaq Presario C700 model.

"Driver Installation Failed: Could not find the MEDIA device for this driver."

Device instance ID:

HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_14F1&DEV_5045&SUBSYS_103C30D9&REV_1001\4&2636A2&0&0001

Can someone please suggest something I am out of ideas.

Chris
 

A:Compaq Presario Windows XP drivers

i was going to suggest going to the website for compaq and seeing if there are xp drivers for that model of computer if u havent tried that. if so i dont know what else u can try.hope this helps u.
 

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Hello,Like the title says i need drivers for my Compaq Laptop.
Drivers need to be Realtek!

A:Windows 8 drivers for Compaq presario CQ57 301-SA

Realtek drivers are here:

Software & Driver Downloads Compaq Presario CQ57-301SA Notebook PC | HP? Support

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hello, so my grandma gave me her old compaq as she had just gotten a new pc, so i went to boot it up and the hard drive was DEAD, so i went to go install windows xp SP2 on a new hard drive, Installed it but i got a blue screen of death. so i intalled windows 95 untill i could get windows 7 to work, of course windows 7 is slow on this computer and everything im needing to do can run on xp, and my webcam needs windows xp to run. i checked hp's website for drivers and nothing, i even checked intels website, so if anyone can find the drivers for me id love it.

A:Sata Drivers for Windows xp on compaq presario SR5410F

@Gaming_WTC-YT?, welcome to the forum. What is the make/model of your webcam?  With this information, I might be able to find a XP driver for it.

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I'm not sure if this belongs in Drivers or here, but I'm having an issue with the video drivers on my laptop. It's an HP Compaq Presario V6000 series,v6205 according to the limited tech support I received.
The laptop was purchased in '06 and originally ran Windows Vista, however I upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit a couple of days ago, and have had an issue finding compatible drivers, namely a driver for my nVidia graphics card. HP's website has the drivers for XP and Vista, but want to charge me to get 7 compatible drivers (59.99 for a one-time use). I've read on other forums that it is possible to take the non-manufacturer drivers and modify the .INF files to work, but I'm inexperienced with that sort of stuff. Can anyone offer some advice or walk me through this? The card is an nVidia GeForce 6150. If there are any other details I've left out, I'd be happy to add them. Thanks in advance.
EDIT: In the event that I can't secure the proper drivers, does anyone know if Linux is an option for such a machine? Or would the same driver issues be present?

A:Compaq Presario Windows 7 upgrade, can't use nVidia card drivers

Try these drivers,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 285.62 WHQL

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Hello All,

I have recently purchased a Presario CQ61-410 US ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834107043) and am now trying to install Xp Pro on it. I am having major difficulties.

After a lot of googling, I found these guides ( http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Operating-systems-and-software/General-XP-Downgrade-Guide-for-HP-Laptops/td-p/83267, http://maxeasyguide.blogspot.com/2008/04/preparations-for-winxp-installation-cd.html). I tried both solutions to no avail; I would still get a blue screen after during the initial install. Then I realized I have the AMD chipset, and thanks to this thread (http://www.techsupportforum.com/hardware-support/driver-support/422183-xp-drivers-presario-cq-61-310en.html) was able to find the Raid drivers, slipstream them with Nlite and begin. The SATA hard drive was readable, and the installation commenced.

Here, though, is the rub. I am able to get through the basic install screen (F8 I agree, partitions, etc) and through the first "GUI" install screen (Agree to EULA, "Your Screen May Flicker for a few Seconds" etc). However, after that install and when the computer restarts and goes to load XP, I get the XP splashscreen for maybe 1-2 seconds, then the system reboots. I have no idea why. I know the install I am using is solid (it is running tried and true on another machine), and I have tried making a second boot disk, but every time I encounter the same problem: splash screen for a second, then restart.... Read more

A:Downgrade from Windows 7 to XP Pro on a Presario CQ61 - Splash Screen Stall

i hope u have gone to the compaq website and checked to see if your model of computer even has xp drivers available.if there isnt u might be out of luck or at the very least have a very hard time tracking down the correct drivers which is usually the chipset, audio, video, and internet. to go from windows 7 to xp u have to change the bios to be SATA ATA IDE or compatible to run xp properly. u go to the bios by tapping F2 right after the splash screen.hope this helps u.
 

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Hi Can someone advise me if this notebook is suitable for the Windows 10 upgrade. I've been told that it doesn't have the correct drivers. I thought that new drivers would be installed with the upgrade? Thank you Jack

A:Compaq CQ61- 401SA ( Windows 10 )

Here's the specs: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01967531 You have the Intel 4500M GMA graphics and it is a T4400 Pentium dual processor.  Windows 10 does not have a built-in driver for your video chip. However, the internet and youtube are full of workarounds. I have installed Windows 10 on several laptops with that hardware and it will work but in most cases I have eventually gone back to Windows 7 which works better on that era of hardware.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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hi,

Iam siva.I need all the drivers of compaq presario c770us because some of the drivers are not functioning properly it has become a serious problem for me for many days.I will be vey grateful if you suggest me a positive reply.Thank you.
 

A:compaq presario drivers

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Hi,

Could anyone please provide me the sound drivers for the below model laptop

COMPAQ PRESARIO C700

OPERATING SYSTEM : WINDOWS XP OEM VERSION

Awaiting for the reply.

Thank you for your valauble time.
 

A:need compaq presario sound drivers

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Recently, I downgraded my Windows 10 laptop to Windows 7 due to parents being familiar to Windows 7. It all went fine and is now set up. However, I have found that neither the Wireless Network Card, The Ethernet or the USB ports have drivers installed and their is not way for me to install them. I have three drivers downloaded to my main computer which are all for the correct model and OS and they are all .exe files, but how can I put them on. I am yet to try a disk, so I will try that but other suggestions are greatly accepted.

Overview:

Laptop: Compaq Presario CQ58-125EA
OS: Windows 7 Home (I think) Un-activated [Because I skipped the product key entry at the first setup because
I didn't have it at the point]
Issue: No Drivers for USB, Wireless Network or Ethernet.
Resolution Format: A Metherd to Load and Run 3 .exe Files to Install Drivers

 

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Hi guys!

I purchased a Compaq Presario A900 which came with Vista Home. As I am not comfortable with Vista, I want to shift back to Win XP but even after searching a lot, failed to find the drivers for the same.

Can you guys please help me to find the complete set of drivers for my notebook. Its very urgent and I will be highly obliged.

Thank you.
 

A:Win XP Drivers for Compaq Presario A900

A900 is the series number for your Compaq Presario laptop. Select the correct model number from this list and then advise what it is.

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If you set up Vista with the Windows classic or standard mode instead of the aero mode, it'll look a lot more like XP and you'll probably be more comfortable using it. That's how I set up my Compaq Presario SR5450F desktop when I bought it last year with Vista. A couple of the devices didn't have XP drivers available, and the hard drive is SATA instead of EIDE, so I couldn't downgrade to XP if I wanted to.

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For a friend I reloaded her Compaq PC with XP Pro. Of course she does not have any drivers (backups) or would understand the need of drivers, like "Network". Are there
any site (s) that have at least the network driver for the mobd? If I have network life hopefully I would be able to download other needed drivers. The mobo is:

ASUSTek Computer INC., NAGAM2L 2.00, Bus Clock: 199 MHz,
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 3.07 04/13/2006

Is the best option is just to purchase Driver Detect and hopefully get all the needed
downloads?
Thanks for your help in advance

ripcord2
 

A:Where to obtain drivers for a Compaq Presario 061

What is wrong with going to HP/Compaq's website and looking for the drivers there.
 

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Hello I’m new to this forum and this is my first post. I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction. I had to reformat my laptop, and I installed WIN98SE, but I did not use the Compaq startup/restore disk (I didn’t want all the Compaq software on it). The problem I have now is I can’t seem to find the drivers I need to restore all of my hardware…Video, Sound, Modem, USB, PCMCIA….. I’m just looking for the drivers, but I can’t seem to find them on the Compaq page (it is very hard to navigate). Any help that can be offered would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hi.
So, recently, my mom gave me her old Compaq Presario C500 laptop. Before recently, it had Windows XP SP3 on it, with full driver installations, etc.

A little back story: My dad bought this computer for my mom. It had Vista on it. My dad Nuked Vista using DBAN (www.dban.org) and installed XP. He was up till like midnight getting drivers from tech support.

I got it, nuked it with DBAN by request of my mom, and reinstalled XP. The XP drivers available for the laptop were not base drivers, they were updates, AND only for certain things.

So basically, I need to know, should I download Vista drivers for XP, or will it fail?

also, this computer is totally out of warranty, so I can't call tech support.

Thanks!

A:XP Drivers For Compaq Presario C500

Google is your friend!

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/ProductList.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=3318986&taskId=135

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I’m looking for windows xp Order of operations driver install list for a Compaq Presario c552us
there was a forum that had it and the driver links can't seem to find it agan
if someone would help that be very cool
 

A:win xp drivers for a Compaq Presario c552us

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Hi guys wonder if any of you can help you with a query I have....

I am helping a friend with a Compaq Presario C500 (C542EA) laptop, essentially it came with Windows Vista and we want to run XP on it.

I am having some serious issues locating XP drivers for

PCI modem
Audio
Wireless NIC

Does anyone know what hardware this machine runs for these devices? Having hunted around the internet I am hitting brick walls attempting to find XP drivers for this machine. I am hoping this is not a situation where Vista needs to be reloaded on to the machine in order to get it up and running!

It seems that the HP website does have audio and modem drivers (but not wireless NIC) however when i have run the drivers it states that its not for the hardware installed!

Any help would be appreciated!

Nick
 

A:Compaq Presario C500 Xp Drivers

The HP site has some drivers for XP: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=ca&lang=en&product=3357417 (are these the ones you've tried?)

Try the Wireless drivers from the Vista drivers section, it may support other versions of Windows too: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=2093&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=ca&lang=en&product=3357417

Also are you sure that its a C542EA, double check the sticker on the bottom.
 

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Need help in getting drivers for my compaq presario cq50 105ee ,,I changed the operating system from win vista to win xp sp2 ,,I got some of the drivers from different forums but still needed the VGA , NETWORK CONTROLLER , ATHEROS WIRELESS DRIVER AND NOE MOR UNKNOWN DEVICE.
Thanks

Doodi

A:Drivers for compaq presario cq50 105ee

http://gilablog.com/showthread.php?p=20413

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Hello, im a member of OverClock.net and Sevenforums was suggest for my current situation. I just upgraded my Compaq Presario SR1403wm from (Windows Xp Home edition) to (Windows 7 pro 32 bit). Everything went well except im now missing Network adapters/Ethernet and am unable to connect to the internet. Im having a hard time finding drivers that support the Mobo/OS. HP refused to provide me with driver because the fact that its a retail version.

Any suggestions? Thank you

A:Looking for Network adapter drivers for Compaq Presario

Seems rather a obvious question but have you tried the site. they have 7 32 drivers listed. HP Software Update Utility Compaq Presario SR1403WM Desktop PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English) . Fabe

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I recently reloaded my Compaq Presario A900 with Windows 7 Ultimate and my driver and recovery disk that came with my laptop got severly damaged and i went to the Compaq website to get my drivers for my latop, now my problem is that everything is working fine and back to normal except my webcam, and my laptop wont show no webcam in imaging devices in device manager and when i try to add new legacy hardware nothing shows up either under imaging devices so now i am stumped, if anybody out there who reads this and have access to a Compaq Presario A900 Windows Vista Driver and Recovery Disk cud you please extract the webcam driver setup file and send it to me via email PLEASE!! or upload it to some file sharing site and post me the link for download please
 

A:Webcam Drivers For Compaq Presario A900

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not sure if this is the correct place to post my apologies if it is not. Here is my problem, I got a compaq presario 6000 desktop from a friend to fix, he had someone install windows xp on it, and the onboard lan internet is not working it needs the correct drivers. My problem is he knows nothing of the computer and has none of the original software. So I went to the hp/compaq page to download the drivers, problem is the pc only says it is a presario 6000. I have looked everywhere on the case and motherboard for the t code or sn# as the web page suggests. I have checked the system info and it only says it is a compaq presario, same in bios. Hopefully someone can help. Some other info hopefully of value it does say it is a zztop/pine amer cto on top, the motherboard says it is an n1996 and has a 686y4 sticker on it. any help in identifying this compaq so I can put the correct drivers is greatly appreciated
 

A:Compaq Presario 6000 motherboard drivers

http://members.driverguide.com/driver/detail.php?driverid=237720

You can try this - updates Bios tho so you could crap out the whole thing.

It seems the mighty HP/Compaq dropped the ball again for support.

edit: searched using the second id code 686y4 and got:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...twareitem=39417&product=94110&os=228&lang=en&

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=94110&dlc=en
 

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I just downgraded my Desktop compaq presario SR5233WM to Windows XP but I can't find any drivers for Audio, and network, can someone direct me to the right drivers please and where i can find them... i've searched hp.com but i didn't find any drivers for this computer.

Thanks for your kind help!
 

A:Compaq Presario SR5233WM audio drivers

Have you tried the original HP/Compaq drivers? The Vista one should work with XP.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...-1&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=3613157&os=2093

A-N
 

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Hello everyone,I recently purchased a Compaq Presario CQ60-210US Notebook PC.It came pre-loaded with Vista, so I upgraded it to XP Pro.I packaged up the drivers that I used to get everything to work.In case anyone has the same machine, here are the links to my file:http://rapidshare.com/files/189782133/Compaq_Presario_CQ60-210US_XP_Drivers.part1.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/189791924/Compaq_Presario_CQ60-210US_XP_Drivers.part2.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/189795868/Compaq_Presario_CQ60-210US_XP_Drivers.part3.rarAbout 250 MB | No PasswordI have also uploaded XP drivers for an HP G50-109NR notebook.The link to that file can be found on page 2 of this thread:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/182934/staples-black-friday-sale/Good Luck!Disclaimer:: Bleeping Computer is not responsible for the content and the results of using this application. Download at your own risk

A:XP Drivers for Compaq Presario CQ60-210US Notebook

Hi aarrr. Thanks for giving these drivers. Ive looked for about a month to get decent XP drivers for my CQ60 210EN. All these drivers works fine

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I formatted MS Vista from my Laptop a few weeks ago and I uploaded Windows 7 Home 32 bit. I m looking for Webcam drivers that will function on my Laptop.
 

A:Webcam Drivers for Compaq Presario A900 CTO Notebook

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i just formated my old compaq presatio 2100 notebook and now i cant seem to locate the pci modem drivers anywhere.
can anyone give me a link?

A:compaq presario 2100 notebook pci modem drivers

You havent supplied enough information for me to locate the drivers for you. Please go to this link and continue searching

http://h20180.www2.hp.com/apps/Nav?h...&lang=en&cc=us

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i reformated a friend pc... when i start up pc needs to find drivers for unknown device.. go to device manager and its listed under other drivers - unknown device.. ive been to the compaq site and dowloaded all drivers but nothing seems to work... any ideas.....how can i find what the device is...ect.... thanks for your help

ps.. there are no cd's with drivers that came with his pc...
 

A:compaq presario sr1834nx cant find drivers for hardware

Hi, try this

http://www.instantfundas.com/2008/06/how-to-find-drivers-for-unknown-devices.html

Bill
 

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I formatted my Presario 5000 and installed Windows 98 (Windos ME was previously installed) but I can't find the drivers to make the sound card (which is on board) work. If someone could tell me where to find this software I'´be very thankful.
 

A:Compaq Presario 5000 BW314 Audio Drivers

Go to HP.com and select the support section. Then enter your PC model number.
 

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I had little response to my previous question
http://forums.techguy.org/networking/1089381-puzzling-wired-connection-problem.html
so I went into device manager and deleted the 2 network adapters, rebooted and let Windows reinstall. Windows created a new Local Area Connection (LAC4, 2 and 3 are gone). It reads limited or no connectivity and is using Linksys LNE 100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter, just like the previous LAC2. The previous LAC3, which used the WAN Network Driver never got reinstalled. I don't get it.

Since a Linksys adapter on a wired connection seemed bizarre I tried to find what the correct network driver should be.

I Googled "Compaq Presario 5400US" "ethernet driver" OR "network driver" and was taken to an HP drivers page, which I guess makes sense since HP now owns Compaq
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=93284#N430
This page has nothing listed for chipset or network adapters. Really? This is becoming maddening. What am I doing wrong? Can someone at least point me to a site to determine and download a network driver? Please!
 

A:Solved: Network Drivers for Compaq Presario 5400US

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Hi  everybody!I've got a Presario CQ61 and it doesn't turn on anymore. The battery has been always low... so I used it always connected to the Power Supply... Anyway it doesn't turn on now... I've tried without battery, to swap the RAM memory, to use just a single bank of RAM and then the other one. I've tried to disconnect the wifi module... I've checked the HD and backuped it (it works)...  One thing is... when I connect the plug of the power supply.. the led turns on for just for 1 second and then it turns off... I'm sure the battery doesn't work... I've read the forum and it seems a motherboard fault... but my question is... can it be possible it's a matter of battery... I mean does the notebook needs a working and charged battery (or at least with a % of charge) also connecting it with the power supply  to turn on???  so Could it be a problem of the 0% charged battery? Thanks in advance!RegardsAlex











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A:presario cq61 won't turn on

Hi Alex, Unfortunately it's probably an issue with the system board - the notebook should work just fine when the AC Adapter is connected even with the battery completely removed. Regards, DP-K

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BIOS error has occurred. built-in program does not help (win + b). I need a program for usb drive. But I can not find the program. Help restore my computer. serial: CNF9409D1C product:VJ506EA#ACB P.S. I do not know much English. I used Google translator. P.S.S. thank you in advance

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Hi  everybody!I've got a Presario CQ61 and it doesn't turn on anymore. The battery has been always low... so I used it always connected to the Power Supply... Anyway it doesn't turn on now... I've tried without battery, to swap the RAM memory, to use just a single bank of RAM and then the other one. I've tried to disconnect the wifi module... I've checked the HD and backuped it (it works)...  One thing is... when I connect the plug of the power supply.. the led turns on for just for 1 second and then it turns off... I'm sure the battery doesn't work... I've read the forum and it seems a motherboard fault... but my question is... can it be possible it's a matter of battery... I mean does the notebook needs a working and charged battery (or at least with a % of charge) also connecting it with the power supply  to turn on???  so Could it be a problem of the 0% charged battery? Thanks in advance!RegardsAlex











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A:presario cq61 won't turn on

Hi Alex, Unfortunately it's probably an issue with the system board - the notebook should work just fine when the AC Adapter is connected even with the battery completely removed. Regards, DP-K

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I am not able to find a link that will solve the no driver issue in my devise manager. The computer is a Compaq Presario cq60-419mw. I have installed Win 7 64bit on it. Can anyone help?

A:Coprossor Drivers for a Compaq Presario cq60-419mw win 64bit

Hi: You need this driver... This package provides the driver for the NVIDIA nForce AR Chipset in the supported notebook models and operating systems.File name: sp37730.exe

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i have athe same problem i got presario cq61 and the error is 55067138

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Hi
When I turn on the laptop the fan runs, the caps and numbers flash not nothing on screen. I've tried linking it with TV to make sure it wasn't the screen had gone but nothing. Any advice would be much appreciated. What I really want is to try and get photos from the computer so will consider anything as last resort.

Thanks
 

A:compact presario cq61 black screen

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I have been experiencing this since returning to a regular non-usb headset, I cannot set independent headphones as default device, I have found a workaround by disabling Speakers and Headphones. I may just have to buy a new USB headset because this is driving me nuts. If Speakers and Headphones are enabled and sound is coming through my headset, minute i key my mic on Ventrilo it goes to speakers on my laptop.

A:Compaq CQ61 IDT HD Audio and Headphones

think i fixed it, disabling independent headphones worked, headphones play right without jumping ship to speakers

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Ok guys, this one has me hung up and I would appreciate some help. A user brought me their Compaq CQ61-420US laptop that they purchased from a pawn shop. At first the PC wouldn't even turn on. I ended up having to replace the power cord and a new battery and also had to replace the motherboard fan because it was not spinning and causing the PC to overheat. After I got the hardware part fixed I found that the PC had a lot of malware. I ran a scan and cleaned the PC up completely.

Now when I try to start the PC sometimes the PC will boot just fine and other times The PC just starts up but there is a black screen and the CAPS LOCK AND SCROLL LOCK lights flash. After I completely drain the battery and recharge it then it will fire back up normally. I've also tried different RAM but the issue still persists. I'm thinking this may be a motherboard issue but wanted to post on here and get some of your opinions.

Thanks for any input!
 

A:Issue with Compaq CQ61-420US

The Compaq Presario CQ61-420US (WA976UA#ABA) laptop originally came with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

Because that laptop was purchased at a pawn shop and contained the programs and debris and issues from its previous owner, it needs to be wiped out and given a fresh start.

The factory restore recovery disc kit for it can be purchased here.

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Working one day ... may have overheated (sons laptop) and next day - no power

AC charging light is solid white but battery doesnt seem to hold a charge after trying it in another computer.

Power button does nothing, no light reaction, no sounds, no fans, nothing.

Ive tried a hard reset ... no results

Cmos battery?
 

A:Solved: Compaq CQ61 - no power

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I can't seem to find the system drivers Windows 7 for "Compaq CQ40-517TU" I mean the chipset,audio,video and important drivers. I already look for drivers on HP sites but only HP bundled drivers are available. There is no drivers for system. Need help.

Software & Driver Downloads Compaq Presario CQ40-517TU Notebook PC | HP? Support

Compaq Presario CQ40-500 Notebook PC series*-* Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center

A:Can't find "Compaq Presario CQ40-517TU" Drivers :(

Not sure how old this machine is, if no longer supported by manufacturer have you tried looking for vista drivers

I just followed your link and selected vista 32 bit and they are all there

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My brother recently bought a new HP desktop PC so he wants to sell his old laptop (Compaq Presario 700, Windows XP Home Edition) and we both agreed we should do a full restore to completely wipe the hard drive clean to it's original slate and we have the original Compaq ''QuickRestore'' discs and for whatever reason, they're not working. There is three CD's and not a single scratch or mark on any of them. I've tried to run all three on the laptop and the only thing that happens is that the folder containing the discs files on it is what pops up and no actual setup occurs like it says on the little piece of paper that comes with the CD's.

This is what it says....

First, if your Presario Notebook is attached to a Port Replicator (QuikDock), you must turn the power to the computer off, disconnect it from the QuikDock, and plug it into an external power socket. Disconnect any printer cables or other peripherals from the computer before using Quick Restore.
1. Insert the Quick Restore CD (bootable disk) in the CD drive, and press Enter. A WARNING message appears advising that you are attempting to totally reformat your hard drive. Confirm by following the next step.
2. Press 1 and then Enter to continue. The Power Quest Quick Restore Wizard starts copying and uncompressing data to the local hard drive. This process takes approximately 7-10 minutes.

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A:Compaq Presario 700 (Windows XP)

Is there an autorun.exe? Setup.exe? Any executable at all on the root of the disk?
 

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Hello all...
I recently wanted to install a program which told me i halfway through the installer that i had to have SP3 to run it.
So i googled sp3, went to the microsoft website and downloaded it.
My pc started to do the loop reboot thing thats assicoiated with amd processors..of course i didnt read up on this before i installed it.
So i researched how to fix this problem and came up with alot of different solutions.
I went to go get the xp disk. Inserted it in the drive and pressed F10 upon startup which launched the system recovery thing for compaq. I clicked recover or whatever and it started to do its thing, next thing i know its reinstalled xp...
So im thinking its wiped everything and installed a fresh version of XP which is not the case.
It still shows the programs in the program list but i cant use them and when i look at the C: drive capacity, there is still the same amount taken up and a little bit more, as i had previously before the crash.
Ive kinda worked out that its installed itself over the top of my older xp? but i dont know how to get this back
Please help!
 

A:Windows XP Compaq Presario Problem.

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Hi there...I have another thread related to my Dell Inspiron, I think its fried, I dont have any responses, so I'll try to re-do the hard drive somehow.

This is related to my desktop.

Upon startup, I get an error message the states: "Required System Software Not Installed. Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 is required to continue. This software is available for free download at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/"

I know for a fact that the .Net framework 2.0 IS downloaded and installed on this computer, I checked. As a matter of fact, version 4 is installed as well.

That leads to believe that there must be a virus on this computer. Can one of you fine folks help confirm this?

I've read the forum stickies and have downloaded HiJackThis and have the other 2 notepad things (DDS and ATTACH) saved to my desktop. I'm trying to be somewhat detailed here, but my technical knowledge is lacking.

Thanks,
ih8windows
 

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Just a little help please.

I've received a used Compaq Presario 1655 with MS Windows 98 upgraded to SE; IE5; 64 MB RAM; 85% system resources free. Yes, it's older than Noah but has an awesome sound; I've done the Compaq diagnostics tests that are in it, and it says all is working well. (This was used by a business; they upgraded and I got this free.)

I need security of course, so when I set up an internet connection (will use my dial up numbers which come with the DSL I use with my 2006 laptop), what is out there for free anti virus, free anti spyware, and free firewall that will work with equipment this old?

When it loads from the off position, a page comes up that says a "SYSTEM.INI" file is missing; it says to reinstall and all that, but when I just press enter, it goes ahead and loads all right. I cannot find what won't work without this file. Is there a resource on the internet where I could reinstall this missing file? I do not have original disk or floppies--just the laptop and the power connections.

Thanks in advance for any help and info,
Jackiemarie

A:Compaq Presario 1655 Windows 98 Se

Since all of your questions are about security, I'm going to move your post here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/25/antivirus-firewall-and-privacy-products-and-protection-methods/The AntiVirus, Firewall and Privacy Products and Protection Methods forum

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My internet explorer wont let me open it. Everytime I open internet explorer it just says it has stopped working is the message I keep getting. Please help

A:I am using a Windows Vista Compaq Presario

Welcome to TSF. Please post the exact wording of the message you receive.

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Does anyone know for certain if you can install windows XP Professional on a Compaq Presario 5441? I was attempting to do a clean install but the setup process continues to fail. At some instances the comp freezes up when copying files over and during others we get a blue screen with various STOP errors including 0x0000000A, 0x00000050, etc.

A:Installing Windows XP on Compaq Presario

I think, just from doing some basic research, that the Presario might not have the minimum specifications required to install Windows XP, Professional or otherwise. Check out this link and compare.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/p...g/sysreqs.mspx

I would suggest simply buying a new computer though, seems the presario is a little dated. Do they even offer support for it anymore? I thought since Compaq was bought out they don't support their legacy systems anymore...

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i dont know anything about computers so i will need a detailed explanation and i need to know how to fix it!! it just stays on the compaq screen

A:My Compaq Presario 2500 wont go pass the compaq screen

Hello lilevee22,

Before the problem started was anything added to or installed on the system?

Try booting to Last Known Good or Safe Mode.

Restart the computer during the boot process repeatedly tap "F8" you should get

the Advanced Options.

Let us know if able to get the system to boot with either option.

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Hi, My Computer a Compaq Presario SR1810NX with Windows XP Home Edition SP2 is having an issue with it wont get past the Compaq Logo Screen, like, I press the power button the PC powers on, Fan Speeds up and then slows down as normal, keyboard lights flash as normal and the Compaq Logo along with the v3.48 and ESC = Boot Menu options appear on screen, the things is that it wont get past this screen, it just sits there at the Compaq screen, the keyboard and mouse dont seem to be interacting with the PC since I press ESC or F10 for boot mode or system recovery but the PC wont answer at all, I've already Disconnected power source unplugged mouse, keyboard all but PC is doing the same thing just sitting at the Compaq Logo Screen, the computer doesnt make any sound at all no beeps or anything, it wont let me access Windows at any time, recent installations well could be that I just installed a Mobile Bandwidth Card just a couple of weeks ago, and also just a few days ago I connected my iPod Shuffle 2nd Gen to the computer and the computer wont recognize it at all, not even charging, I know this might be a virus or malicious software, but my computer has barely connected to the internet in the last weeks (I couldn't pay the Internet and I had to use my friend's Mobile Bandwidth Card I mentioned before) all I did while in Internet with the Mobile Bandwidth was some schoolwork and youtube videos, I need help urgently with this since I have to deliver a very important proyect for scho... Read more

A:Compaq Presario SR1810NX Not Getting Past Compaq Logo Screen

Try a power drain.
1. Unplug power cord
2. Hold power button in for 60 seconds or more then let go
3. Plug in power cord
4. turn on the power and try to boot to setup (BIOS)

If it enters the BIOS then you should be able to just press F5 to reset to defaults and then F10 to save and exit. The PC should work now.

However, if after the power drain you still can not get in the BIOS than there is a MAJOR problem which would require some type of repair.

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i have a compaq presario m2000 laptop pc and it crashed few weeks ago. Thought it was the hard drive so i replaced it but it didnt help. When i power it on the power light is lit up and can hear the cd driver working but then it stops and the screen is black. Screen stays black and wont display anything not even a blue error screen. what is wrong with it?

A:compaq presario m2000 wont log into windows

Did you install Windows on your new hard drive? ^^

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Hi frnds

I have compaq presario c700 laptop which has windows vista as inbuild OS. Due to many dll issues and corrupted directories , I changed it to windows 7, 3 months back.But my system is very slow and takes too much time. I want to change it to windows xp pro sp3.I learned from the internet that i have to disable sata native support from the BIOS. I did that, but when i try to restart ,the system doesnt ask 'press any key to continue boot....' It just goes blank screen ...nothing happens for hours. I am totally confused ....little help will be very grateful

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A:Install windows xp in compaq presario c700

In the BIOS . . does it have the option to boot from the CD?

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Hi there,

I am trying to recover a desktop computer and the recovery partition has failed. This seems to be a pretty bad virus and i am choosing to reinstall windows due to the lack of important data on the system.

The computer came with windows xp home and has a 15 digit key on the authentic windows sticker in the top.

Can someone please help me with my next move? Will a retail copy of xp home work with this or is the windows version specific to the manufacturer of the computer?

Many thanks for any help
 

A:Windows XP home on Compaq Presario 6000

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Hey Everyone...

Any one here can help me find or URL for Driver software for Compaq Presario V3000 for Windows 7? i already check on official website of Compaq and also hp site..but still cant find the driver for my laptop. i also already google it but still also didn't find it... can any one help me on this problem to finding a driver for my Laptop..



TQ

A:Compaq Presario V3000 Driver for windows 7 nid hlp..

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ART88


Hey Everyone...

Any one here can help me find or URL for Driver software for Compaq Presario V3000 for Windows 7? i already check on official website of Compaq and also hp site..but still cant find the driver for my laptop. i also already google it but still also didn't find it... can any one help me on this problem to finding a driver for my Laptop..



TQ


All drivers appear to be installed?

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Hi.

I'm helping out a friend try to fix his compaq 5280. First he said that upon boot, it did not recognize the c: drive.

I pressed down on the ide cable and it recognized the Quantum HD that was installed.

The problem is that it got stuck in the Windows 98 logo screen, it wouldn't go past this screen.

So I removed the HD from the compaq and installed it in my own rig and it sd that there was a certain file missing and that I should reinstall the windows o/s

I installed windows 2000 and it worked perfectly while installed in my pc. Booted up and entered wndows without any problems.

But when I returned the quantum hd to the compaq, it would start up like any windows 2000 startup begins but as soon as it gets past the windows loading screen, it reboots by itself.

I know it's not the HD or the windows install that's the problem.
Can someone out there lend me a hand to get this compaq up and running?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Compaq Presario 5280 kicks me out of windows o/s

See if it will boot from the 2000 cd and reinstall it again. Because the pc's are running different mobos, windows needs to install the stuff for that mobo.
 

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I bought this laptop which has AMD Turion processor and it comes with 512 mb RAM and Windows Vista OS. Wanted to upgrade the RAM and tried adding Kingston 1gb stick.
After installing the RAM and rebooting, i opened the windows explorer, I see that the window closing button (in red color) gets distorted. If i take the mouse over that button, the red color spills out of the boundary of that button. Generally some icons gets distorted.

If this is the problem with RAM what RAM can i use (Am planning to try using Transcend RAM also).
Or is it the problem with the operating system ?
Is it a good idea to continue using this RAM if the display issue is acceptable ?

thanks
Indra
 

A:Compaq presario - Windows vista - upgrading the RAM

It is kind of in the air. Could be the memory, you might want to check and make sure that it is the same speed ect. Or it could be vista. I personally wont buy vista for a couple more months, let them work the bugs out and make more compatible drivers for all my devices. That n it might get cheaper.
 

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Can someone please help me acquire the latest driver for Compaq Presario C767TU FOR WINDOWS XP. I just recently installed Windows XP on my old Compaq Presario C767TU laptop, replacing the Windows Vista which was provided on purchase. I however was uncomfortable with Windows Vista and above (too messy!) and Windows XP is much more easier to deal with, as well as being more comfortable to work on. Yes, I know it isn't supported anymore and has become more vulnerable, but still... Blame it on Microsoft for not continuing to improve Windows XP instead of creating unsightly and infuriating newer OS.If info for such driver cannot be given, then at least tell me the make & model for the chipsets module; more specifically, the graphics chipset module, sound chipset module and the Wireless LAN chipset module. Only driver for those are missing.Thank you to anyone that can help provide information for my plea.

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I have a Compaq Presario laptop 2190 Us with Windows XP for home and wish to upgrade to windows 7 home premium. Have purchsed new Windows 7 home premium but error message says installation disc is required, no other changes in my original laptop, do I need another disc?

A:I have Compaq Presario 2190 US with Windows XP home

It is not exactly clear but if this is an install disk for Windows 7, boot to the install disk by changing the boot order and then reboot the PC and then try the install.  If you get the same message about an installation disk, or it fails to boot, then you do not have the install disk.

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I have started installing WindowsXp on my Compaq presario SG3540IL . But i am getting some problem. after booting form the cd immidiatly, the screen turns into black and shows the "GENERAL PROTECTION ERROR" with other text too.

PLease sugges me what to do.

Thanks.

A:I want to install Windows xp on Compaq presario SG3540IL

How many sticks of ram do you have? If 2, take one out and try, and if the install fails switch it with the other.

Make a Memtest86 disk and test your ram.

Do not have anything extra plugged in (USB ports etc) that you don't need to boot.

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Ok guys, im new here so i hope you can help me to figure this out.

I have been more than 3 days fighting with this an my options now are CERO. My problem:

Im formatting and reinstalling a fresh Windows XP on a Compaq Presario SR1923WM desktop, the first installation process that copies the files to the hard drive its fine, the problem starts when xp starts to install devices, it firstly was stopping at 35 minutes, i tried to find out the problem opening the setupapi.log, then i did erase the .inf causing the trouble and nothing. By the was i was using aXP version.

Then i tried with another disc, this time a Windows XP for HP machines, this times the minutes went down completely, the progress bar reached the 1% and then again showed me one gray screen and the system was hanging again.

Then, i figure out that the initial XP installed on the machine was the Windows XP Media Center Editio 2005, so i tried to install this with an OEM disc and then again it started to hang at 35 minutes.

I have tried other XP disc and nothing happens, i just can't get any OS installed on this PC.

Any help would be so much appreciated!

Sorry for my grammar im not native english speaker.

Johnny.
 

A:I can't install any windows XP on a Compaq Presario Desktop

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My compaq laptop does not load the windows OS. First, when i was using my laptop, it shows the blue screen telling about physical memory dump error. After that i swithced it off. When i switch on the laptop again, it only display blank black screen. I repeat the same thing for some times for few days, it is still the same. So i decided to press F8 while it is booting and i go to 'Safe Mode', but still i only got the blank black screen. I tried to use the repair CD to repair, but it doesn't reboot from the CD. Its veri weird i think and 1 more think, the harddisk indicator light does not blink or turned on as usual. Could it be harddisk problem??? How to fix this problem?????
 

A:my compaq presario 1100 does not load the windows

Welcome to Techspot.
You must try to get into your Bios setup screen. Machines are different ,but when you first push the On button you press F2 or something (check O/manual)
Once in Setup ,Look for Boot order and make sure CDrom is first. You should then be able to boot to your CD to reload O/S.
While you are in Setup check to see if the BIOS is recognizing the Harddrive.If it is not listed ,it may be the problem.
I would also recommend you go to the Compac web and Download all updated Drivers, Firmware and Software updates for your machine.You will need them handy at reload. Carefully read?printout all directions for system and file installs.
 

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XP not loading in my system blue screen appearing and not proceeding further. Please suggest how to overcome this problem

A:install Windows XP on Compaq Presario CQ42

Impossible to help you from such little information.It depends on what it says on the blue screen. Please post the words.message edited by phil22

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Cant find the neccessary drivers for the internet have been here

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=3559331#N337

None of the drivers for ethernet or my wireless card work ???

This is a friends latop they had a virus so i reformatted and now no internet via wirless or wired
any help appreciated.

The virus was a virut file infecter virus so i was afraid to save any of the drivers for fear of reinfection.

Edit:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2330 @ 1.60GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1525 Mb
Graphics Card: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter, 5 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 102547 MB, Free - 89975 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 30D9, 83.21, CND80437PP
Antivirus: None

If any more info is needed let me know!!!
 

A:Solved: Laptop Compaq Presario C700 (from HP Compaq)

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Hello,I have a Compaq Presario CQ57 and the fan is running all the time at full speed.I opened the laptop and did a fan and motherboard cleaning,I applied thermal paste,I changed in the bios the option #Fan always on# from Enable to Disable,I updated the Bios but still nothing...it sounds like a jet fighter.should I change my fan?anyone who has an advice?

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Hi!!I just installed Windows7 on my Compaq Presaio V6409TU notebook and found that the sound output is not there through inbuilt speakers.I checked device manager and updated Conexant HD Audio driver online, but still no sound.I tried contacting HP support, however, it says my product is out of warranty, so no help either. Quite frustating. Below is the details of my notebook : Model : Presaio V6409TU.OS : Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit Service Pack 1Processor : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU         T5300  @ 1.73GHzSystem board : 30BB 66.42BIOS : Phoenix F.2C      Video : Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family 1280 x 800 Audio : Conexant High Definition AudioCurrent driver : CHDRT32.sysversion : 4.33.1.60  This is quite frustating as I'm using this notebook for 9 years and there never had been such issue earlier.Solution for the same is highly appreciated.Thanks in advance. Regards,Sonu   

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I want to perform a Windows repair on a Compaq Presario desktop computer but the person doesn't have an OS CD. I think what Compaq does is put the setup files for windows on a seperate partition so you install it using their recovery console. However, if you do this then it reformats the hard drive no matter what. This is NOT what I want to do. So my question is, if I can get my hands on a Windows XP Home full install CD (The computer came with Home) and enter in the CD key that came on the side of the Compaq, will it work correctly? Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Compaq Presario desktop and Windows repair

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Hello everyone.

Pardon me if my problem sounds little funny.
I have Compaq Presario CQ40, windows 7 laptop.3GB RAM,320 GB Hard Disk.
Since past few days i m facing this problem, whenever i put on my laptop, and when the desktop opens, my laptop hangs in another 1 or 2 minutes. i have tried this around 5-6 times and still there isn't any improvement. i have also tried to set my computer to an earlier restore point, and have done this twice, still no improvement.

Shall i run recovery, i m afraid of data loss.

Can any 1 guide me what could be the cause, and what could be the solution.

A:My Compaq Presario CQ40, windows 7, hangs in 2 minutes.

Download VEW (eventviewer) by Vino Rosso http://images.malwareremoval.com/vino/VEW.exe
and save it to your desktop

Double click it to start it Note: If running Windows Vista or Windows 7 you will need to right click the file and select Run as administrator and click Continue or Allow at the User Account Control Prompt.

Click the check boxes next to Application and System located under Select log to query on the upper left

Under Select type to list on the right click the boxes next to Error and Warning Note: If running Windows Vista or Windows 7 also click the box next to Critical (not XP).

Under Number or date of events select Number of events and type 20 in the box next to 1 to 20 and click Run

Once it finishes it will display a log file in notepad
Please copy and paste its entire contents into your next reply

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I was doing a factory reset  about 3 seconds into it a hacker  did something at that moment  the screen went black with a message no operating system is on it  I  started it again pushing the f11 key   memory test passed hard disk passed  I tested it again pushing esc until it gave me a new test one that did the whole disk test  half way through it it stopped and said  hard disk 1full (305). What can I do how to fix this   and  am wireless   the hacker has stayed with me for 10 years  now 

A:Compaq Presario CQ56 -1150 from windows 7 to 10 XG809UA

Hello Hard Disk 1 Full (305) Hi, The 305 error would indicate that your Hard Drive is failing and will need to be replaced. If your notebook is still under warranty, contact HP and arrange to have the drive replaced and get a set of recovery disk from HP , this would resolve the issue, its not the hacker, its the hdd that is failing because of which you got black screen #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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i need help on what to do. my computer shut off by itself and now windows wont open.

A:my compaq presario 2100 windows xp wont open

When you start the computer, does it start to boot and give you the Compaq logo or is it just a black screen? If the former, then Boot off of the XP CD Or download the Recovery Console ISO. Burn it to CD with IMGBurn and get to the Recovery Console. Here type chkdsk /R and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.
You can also download the ISO image for Drive Fitness Test in my signature and burn the image to a CD using IMGBurn and boot off of the newly created CD and run the short and extended tests on the HDD to test the integrity of the drive.

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Hello,I have a Compaq Presario CQ57 and the fan is running all the time at full speed.I opened the laptop and did a fan and motherboard cleaning,I applied thermal paste,I changed in the bios the option #Fan always on# from Enable to Disable,I updated the Bios but still nothing...it sounds like a jet fighter.should I change my fan?anyone who has an advice?

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   Hi, this seem to be a question doomed to be without solution, but is there a way to configure the fan settings on my Presario Windows 7 x64 Laptop? It becomes warm pretty easily and while it performs well, I've heard that it extends life-expectancy greatly with high cooler temperatures. So far I haven't found anything able to change them for this specific computer, while on my Macbook ( schoolcomputer, don't blame me!) I just needed to install a third party, change RPM and target temp and then it was done, not even a reboot needed. Im using a cooler allready. Has anyone managed to do this? Im pretty experienced with managing my PC and the system, but I'd prefer to not meddle with registry and such. Thanks in beforehand!       /illirey

A:Fan settings on a Compaq Presario CQ57 Windows Laptop

Hi,CPU fan speed (RPMs) are managed by BIOS based on the CPU temprature. tweaking registry may not help manage the RPM. maximum you can achieve is, manage to cook the CPU which will heatup the processor more, which will make the heatsink FAN rotate at higher RPMs. which is anyways not going to solve issues. infact it can increase the troubles. however if you see any issues caused due to heating of notebook, you may wish to follow steps below and try to reduce the heat on the PC by cleaning heatsink etc...http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01657439  Good Luck !!!!

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Hi all,
 
Haven't had to use your services since around 2012, thankfully, but seem to have picked up something I can't shake thru conventional (for me) methods.
 
Symptoms : the laptop runs normally for the first 5 mins from startup, then suddenly each access to File Manager, or any page on the internet through Chrome, takes 10-15 times as long as normal. The hard disc seems to be running (flickering light) almost all the time, whether a page is being requested or not. Task Manager shows the CPU at around 64%, pretty much steadily, while idle.
 
Hardware : Compaq Presario CQ 81 laptop, running Windows 7.
 
History : no previous infections since 2012, when I installed Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and rid everything that infected the same hardware being used now. The Anti-Malware has been resident since then, showing no infections, until last week.
I have not downloaded and run any new programs in the last 2 weeks.
The hard drive is only 50% full, with plenty of space, and does not need de-fragging.
This is a home computer that has never run a game, nor very large apps, in it's life.
It mostly surfs the internet on demand, and is rarely left connected to the internet for more than 4-6 hours at a stretch.
 
Clean-up attempts so far :  I have run in Safe Mode - iExplore, JRT, Tdsskiller, AdwCleaner. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware found over 70 infection on the C: drive, and cleaned them all out. Subsequent runs in Safe Mode have found nothing. iExplore foun... Read more

A:Compaq Presario CQ 81 lappie w/Windows 7 running slow

Hi JonWhat is your Browser?Empty your temp folders using TFC (Temporary File Cleaner)Please download TFC by Old Timer and save it to your desktop.alternate download linkSave any unsaved work. (TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser!)Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. (If you are using Vista, right-click on the file and choose "Run As Administrator".)Click the Start button to begin the cleaning process and let it run uninterrupted to completion.Important! If TFC prompts you to reboot, please do so immediately. If not prompted, manually reboot the machine anyway allowing Windows to load normally (not into Safe Mode) to ensure a complete clean.Install your game.>>>>ESET.Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.Click the button.For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."Click the Start button.Accept any security warnings from your browser.Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats" Click Advanced settings and select the following:Scan potentially unwanted applicationsScan for potentially unsafe applicationsEnable Anti-Stealth technologyESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some t... Read more

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hello there,.. please help!

i have Compaq Presario CQ40-717TU Notebook PC,
the problem is


my netbook support for windows vista, but i want to downgrade it to windows xp, because some school work still using windows xp. I've been surfing everywhere.

I can a lot of tutorials some of which is flash the bios. update bios with its high risk.
As for some of them give a tutorial to make your own xp sata, using "nlite" and I became confused when I have to find a suitable driver for ahci [CQ40-717TU].

to the seniors and professors. please guide
where I have to download the ahci driver?

how do I update my bios (I still lay the problem update / flash bios).


thanks before...

A:Install Windows XP on Notebook Compaq Presario CQ40 717TU

First check for all the Win XP drivers for your hardware.
You can check your HP/compaq PC here:
General XP Downgrade Guide for HP Laptops - HP Support Forum
NOTE: Please read this thread fully.


If your Win XP CD, does not support your Sata Controller, you will need to load drivers to uses at F6.
Load Sata Controller drivers with a floppy disk is the best way.
SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot
OR
SATA Drivers - Slipstream into Windows XP CD

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Compaq Presario CQ40 Notebook PC VJ985PA#ABG 515AX? I have installed Windows 8 - but now cannot use func F4 to switch to external monitor. I get "Your PC can't project to another screen, Try reinstalling the driver or using a different video card." How do I do this? When I look in device manager it has Microsoft Basic Display Adapter.   

A:Compaq Presario CQ40-515AX Windows 8 & external monitor - on...

Try this driver: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=ob_125341_1 You have Radeon HD3450 video. 

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Well for some reason, this morning it all started.

Okay, so I load up the screen, and it says

"Windows Error Recovery"
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.

And it has options for...
Launch Startup Repair
Start Windows



I tried the Launch Startup Repair, but it gets stuck at the screen, and nothing pops up. Theres just a mouse.

And if I hit Start Windows, it all goes well, but then after it starts windows, before I get to the login screen, it quickly flashes to a blue screen with text on it for a few milliseconds, and then just goes ALL the way back to the Windows Error Recovery.

Can I get some help here?
Thanks.

A:Compaq Presario CQ60 Laptop Fails to load Windows, and more

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Ipwnedx


Well for some reason, this morning it all started.

Okay, so I load up the screen, and it says

"Windows Error Recovery"
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.

And it has options for...
Launch Startup Repair
Start Windows



I tried the Launch Startup Repair, but it gets stuck at the screen, and nothing pops up. Theres just a mouse.

And if I hit Start Windows, it all goes well, but then after it starts windows, before I get to the login screen, it quickly flashes to a blue screen with text on it for a few milliseconds, and then just goes ALL the way back to the Windows Error Recovery.

Can I get some help here?
Thanks.


I had the same problem as well... I was able to boot up in strictly safemode no networking and back up all my documents and then re-install windows. My restore points were not active so I couldn't go that path of attack to fix the problem. after the re install was finished and 1 round of update were done I continued to do the second round of updates from then it BSODed... luckily system restored worked this time and I am guessing one of the updates are affecting the compaq presario CQ60 models... this is very upsetting. I am also now setting up a Ubuntu partition and thinking I will use that primarily from now on... I hope my story can help you out or give someone an idea to help you out.

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