Question about Compaq Presario 1275 Notebook

1 Answer

Presario 1275 win xp sp2 restore and system recovery disks

I have the same problem that Zyro13 posted on mar-9-08. My system locks at the "starting windows" when I try to reinstall xp and on the reboot I get the "save to disk file not found run phdisk for information. File: create new. Partition: consult manual" message. would gladly pay for copies of the disks (only have dialup and anything over 2.5 meg is almost imposable to download) . no files on drive that I can't replace. Thanks for any help in advance.
pappy1216
pskep@advertisnet.com

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 21 Answers

The presario 1275 was made in 1999, and it is more than likely the CMOS battery. this was the problem on a unit I recently repaired.

Replace the CMOS battery. If you are inclined to do it yourself, you should be able to find instructions online to disassemble the laptop yourself. when you do the job, be careful with the metal heat shield plate. It has many grounding tapes which should be re-secured when re-assembling the unit.

You should be able to find a replacement at Radio Shack (CR1220).


Posted on Feb 01, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Win 98 recovery used instead of win xp sp2. computer won't start, shows win 98 screen and stops


win XP will not use anything from a win98 program. If XP is installed you must either use the recovery discs or better, the original XP disc.

Sep 22, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1720NX (EL435AA) PC...

1 Answer

I dont have a branded pc its a clone so heres the problem i have upgraded my pc with 3 dvd combo drives but when i try to repair it using the windows xp 2sp2 disk it always shows an error message i cant...


You plug in the drives, you don't have to repair windows just because you added drives.

You can't repair xp it does not have a repair, it only has recovery, and unless you made a recovery disk or have one you can't.

Windows xp is up to SP3.

Did it boot from the disk ? you need to force boot to cd, But try this.

When your BIOS post, first screen, hit the F8 key, and see if you can boot into safe mode.

Then go to start, accessories, system tools, system restore, and restore it.

Any other questions of you have have more details after you try this post back.

Feb 07, 2010 | Acer Veriton 5600GT PC Desktop

1 Answer

Save to disk file not found run ph disk for info


the cmos is under the aluminum of the keyboard try to remove it carefully its too easy

Jul 16, 2009 | Compaq Presario 1275 Notebook

2 Answers

Put wrong recovery disk into new computer.


have a look here
and more pertinent, the F11 option here. If you have the right disks, you should still be able to run them...you will just have to boot windows from the recovery disks...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!



May 04, 2009 | Microsoft Compaq Presario C501nr Notebook

1 Answer

Xp recovery


You need to download all the drivers installer files from manufacturer website first, and also all the software you want to install automatically with Windows. Then you build a Windows Xp boot CD with all the software setup embedded.

See the links below:


Build an XP-SP2 Recovery Disc - Solutions by PC Magazine

Geek Repair: Create Your Own Ultimate Recovery CD :

Bart's way to create bootable CD-Roms

Slipstream a Windows XP SP2 Recovery CD

Build your own XP SP3 Recovery Disk -

Build an XP SP3 Recovery Disc

Apr 18, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

1 Answer

System disc error Compaq Pesario 1275


This is either an issue with the CMOS batter which may need to be changed, I have seen this error on thinkpads and one way of resolving it is to install an older BIOS, you can download a BIOS from your machine and install it using there instructions

Hope this helps

Nov 24, 2008 | Compaq Presario 1275 Notebook

5 Answers

Compaq Presario SG3430IL Desktop PC display does not work with windows xp sp2 and vista


Kindly get me the drivers as i have installed xp in my compaq system. and i want drivers for that

Aug 20, 2008 | HP Compaq Motherboard

1 Answer

Power faulty


First check the batery hdd and ram

then go start run msconfig and remove any programs from start up

and use win xp cd to repair it

Oct 07, 2007 | Compaq Presario 1275 Notebook

3 Answers

System file is "missing or corrupt"


You MUST use the installation bootup disk to install windows it is the only way........... NOT THE RECOVERY DISK this is a MUST. Allow it to go through the motion of installing Windows until it cannot go any further. Then press the "R" key for the console. When in the DOS screen TYPE ... chkdsk /p Windows will repair itself and then you will recover all your data it should be back to normal.

Sep 24, 2007 | Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook

2 Answers

Downgrading from vista to xp sp2


I know this problem, The HDD is a SATA disk, win XP setup cannot identify a SATA controller on it's own you need to load the driver (from a disk) so you may need to download it first. I think this is the correct link http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=ob-51521-1&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=3369431&os=228&lang=en extract the files and burn to a CD or Floppy then run win XP setup by booting from CD you should see in the begining of win XP setup from CD it prompt you to press (I think) F2 to add RAID or SCSI Controllers, (this prompt is at the bottom of the screen) Then follow the propmts to load from the disk you made earlier. you should be able to select the controller from a list. (short list) you should then be able to continue and hopefully Win XP setup should now be able to see your HDD and give you choices about which partition (as per normal) you want to remove all partitions before installing winXP (you can then make whatever partitions you wish) Hope this helps

Aug 06, 2007 | Compaq Presario 1200XL104 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Compaq Presario 1275 Notebook Logo

209 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Compaq Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18354 Answers

Abhinandan  Patil
Abhinandan Patil

Level 3 Expert

568 Answers

Are you a Compaq Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...