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Compaq Hi Beni im having a bit of a problem with a Compaq V2417Ap laptop. Right after the Compaq Splash screen you will hear constant beeping like a keyboard error. Which may or may not continue up to booting to Windows. But if you hit ESC to select a boot option then select the HDD it will go through without beeping. ive done a hdd test etc. Now. ive also replaced the keyboard which tells me its not a keyboard error( Initially though so because the letters B and N dont work.)I know its not the OS because the problem happens right after the splash screen. Ive updated the BIOS as well. There is not much you can do in the BIOS as there arent much options such as turning off keyboard errors and such. Any ideas? By the way when i get to Windows everything is ok.

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    Thomas Lim Dec 16, 2008

    Thanks for the response:



    I ordered in megamall in a repair shop there.



    I already tried the steps that you outlined. Note though that there was no addition to the laptop before this happened. Except the touch pad which i will try later.



    Yeah come to think of it the touchpad has been giving me problems lately.

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Hi Tom,

Nice of you to do a direct "Ask Me"

Initially, the model is one I am not familiar with. But, a Compaq is a Compaq and a laptop is a laptop. Based on your description:
an IRQ and/or a hardware problem.

You could try (temporarily): removing the battery and using the laptop on AC adapter/charger only; removing any or all of the add-on cards; switching/removing any of the memories; removing connector of built-in touchpad and/or removing FDD/CD.

On all of the above, I would suspect either the battery or the touchpad more.

Incidentally, may I inquire where locally were you able to acquire the keyboards. I have need for two (2), both for Compaq Presario 2100s.

Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa. Happy Holidays.

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