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Hi, iam using compaq nx6110 , iam facing a strange problem with my laptop.. whenever iam trying to open a drive (i'e :C,D,E,F) the dvd drive is opening automatically... kindly help me on this...

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How to format compaq laptop nx6110


Hi

you could try to do this

Please try to save any files or pictures that you need before you do this either to a usb spare hard drive or a usb pen drive because you will loose it all if you format or reinstall windows

press the power on key as well as the F11 key
hopefully this will take you into the factory restore
which will format the hard drive while it restores

if you just want to format the hard drive itself then you could remove the hard drive
connect it to another computer via a usb cable and use the other computer to format the hard drive that you removed

or there are some good software out there that you can bootup with and format your drive without removing it from your laptop

a bootable spotmau would do the trick but its not cheap to buy
norton system works is another good software

pleasse let us know if this has helped you
many thanks

Jul 08, 2011 | HP Compaq nx6110 PC Laptop

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Hi I'm Tony from the Philippines and I have a Compaq presario f756nr notebook pc (to be exact), i want to reformat my laptop and the problem i am facing now is that when i try to use my cd/dvd rom drive to...


Hi Tony,
Thanks for the details you have mentioned. The steps you have taken are correct and if the System/ hardware is ok, it should boot from CD Drive. Whenever i have faced such an issue, i always started afresh to check each hardware (CD, DVD, ROM, Hard Disk, Cables, Connections etc) and most of the times the issue was optical drive or CD/DVDs.

So, I recommend that make sure that the CD/DVD ROM is functioning properly. When the system is set to boot from CD/DVD, it must try to read CD/DVD after power on. It is indicated by spinning of the optical drive and blinking CD ROM LED. If there is a bootable CD in the drive, it should boot. You may try to boot the system through DOS bootable CD. Also, if you still have the OS on your system, you may check the CD ROM through windows.

Let me know if any further clarification/ assistance is required.

GoodLuck!
Dont forget to appreciate the solution if I could have been of any help!
CreativeTECH

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Shutting down everytime i put my usb


Yes, you can upgrade your CD drive to DVD drive.But it will be more costly.I suggest you get an external USB DVD drive.It's will be save you on money factor.

But still you perfer to replace it, get a compatible one.

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Writting/erasing problem in dvd drive of cq40-330tu


Hi,
Try using Windows Media Player to erase the disk, click the Delete button to erase the CD/DVD.


Good luck

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I have HP nc6220 Laptop, I have this error whenever Im booting the laptp Drive lock multibay password


Hi there.
This is a common problem with HP laptops.
The best way to deal with it is remove the hard drive, CD/DVD rom and the battery for around an hour.
While the HDD and the CD/DVD are out clean the contacts and the lens of the CD/DVD also clean the compartments and the air vents of dust. when the hour is up reassemble the HDD and CD/DVD and it should let you log into windows, when you are in windows go to HP support website and download a bios update for your model and install it, reboot the laptop and the problem should not come back.
HP say that the most likely cause is dust but a bios update is recommended.

Good luck and thanks for using FixYa!!

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How can i replace my cd to a dvd in my compaq lab top


You'll have to order a drive for your model of laptop (either from the manufacturer or from ebay), and have it installed. Most of the drives in this style of laptop are held in place by a single screw. Power down the laptop, remove the retaining screw, remove the old drive, install the new drive, and replace the screw. Windows will detect the new drive automatically, and then you can install the DVD software. Keep us posted and good luck.

Mar 07, 2009 | HP Compaq nx6110 PC Laptop

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DVD DRIVE OF MY HP LAPTOP


Hi there:
If you know how to boot the computer into bios look for the boot section and check to see if the cd rom is there if not change the settings to show a cd rom and than save and reboot but i think you may have damaged the cd rom when you forced it open these are pretty delicate devices , force should never be used .
best regards mike

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Hard disk password has been loacked


Hi ,
there is no any soluction for reseting HDD bay password .u should reset password when u know old password .bcoz this is hardware password ......if u want to reset any other password like Startup just unpluged battery from motherboard & also disconnect laptop battery & press power button for 30 sec.u get Reset COMS ......


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Compaq m2000 boot problem


i suggest you go to bios setup and restor the default if it continues try replacing a diff hard drive or dvd drive drive thats not the one u r using rigght now and i think the problem will be resolved cos i had a similar problem with presario c500 what i did was change the dvd drive n it work well.
hope this helps
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