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Old refurbished compaq evo

I recently purchased an old refurbished compaq evo do not know model which is running xp pro. there is no sound on board and no card slots and the usb slots (4) are 1.1 any advice for upgrading sound and usb. I think it might be a 510? have seen picture looks similar. Thanks in advance regards JR

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    If you have a problem with a USB device, try these methods first:



    1.
    Unplug and then plug in the device.

    2.
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Hi, You get all the drivers for Compaq Evo 510 in here.
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=97131&prodSeriesId=96302&swLang=8&taskId=135&swEnvOID=1093


Its better to update all the essential drivers for your computer from here.
Hope it works.
Thanks for trying FixYa

cheers, K

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HI,

Please right click on my computer icon select properties and then hardware next select the device manager tab and you will get a new window in that look for sound,video and let me know if you see any question mark besides it.

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O.k..so heres my problem...i just upgraded to a better video card on my gaming computer...and i wanted to put my old video card on my other desktop...its a compaq evo d51c...but i doesnt fit...i found out...


Hi,

PCI-Express videocards will not work in standard, older PCI slots. They are very different interfaces.

You can find older video cards that are PCI, but they are not very fast and have not been popular for ~10 years.

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Compaq presario s4020wm I had unplugged something while the computer was on/ running(DUMB) and it sparked. and then there was no video..I tried a different power box and still no video...So I THINK the on...


do the fans all blow? (all 2 or more) does cd drive eject button work>
if not power is gone.
why not say what you unplugged, so the helper can be on same page as you..>?? why hide key facts?
btw when PC is turned off, it is never off. fully.
we must unplug the power cord, and push the power button
to get the standby power bus discharged, its on all the time.
if fact +_5v-stb is always. on, wall plug connected,.
this is the first step in all desktop service, knowing this or things will blow up, for sure. (hot swapping any part but USB)

that card is blown up or the PC mobo is blown up.
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old compaq
the support page still is here. (link at end here)
no idea at all what card you have in your hand
it has a name and model number
im reading your service manual on line now(so can you)
and this is a very old COMPAQ, desktop

when you open any DT< side cover, we look at all those slots.
to see what's, there, it can be ANYTHING, or even empty.,
if main board has VGA chip
the manual shows, it has as mobo VGA 19pin connector
try that yet, take out the bad PCI card that sparked.
if this fails, the damage can be very serious
best I can tell this PC is 13 years old or older.
2003 dated, i think...
its is so old it has APG video card slot, yah OLD
AGP x4 x 1
so buy one and try it , off fleabay.




s4000-l1h5bk1styfp3dcsv1r0adgq-4-0.jpg https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/compaq-presario-s5000-desktop-pc-series/359575/manuals


some came with S3 Savage4 pro AGP , new, (options)
S3 is out of business now, (merged)

id ditch it and go to goodwill store find a pc with COA sticker W7
and newer, XP stinks totally. here.
the pc has zero value.. in fact they ship these to 3rd world, for free.
so ebay or newegg. (AGP + XP drivers)

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIACUE5JF2013&cm_re=agp_video-_-9SIACUE5JF2013-_-Product


spend $40 on $5 PC?

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I just purchased a refurbished Compaq Model RB-WA98OUA, and it has no sound, even though the volume is ON and not muted, and the audio driver says it functioning correctly?


Do you have a sound card in the card slot or is the audio part of your board circuitry? Its sounds like you have to go into the BIOS and turn on the sound. Many computers have this type of arrangement.
What probably happened is that the people who had the computer before it was refurbished had added a sound card and shut off the internal sound system in the BIOS.
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Please rate me and let us know if this works.
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