It says Out of Range? but I have done a quick restore and nothing changes.. no amount of key pressing solves anything.. any suggestions? of should I just buy a new monitor.. I know its a fairly old PC, but it still worked ok and the kids just used it for the internet.. please can you help? I can't afford a new PC at the moment
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An upside down image - this is caused by unintentionalpressing Ctrl-Alt plus the down arrow key.
Restore by pressing Ctrl-Alt plus the up arrow key.
To change the display from portrait to landscape
Press Ctrl-Alt plus a left or right arrow key.
Some computers do not have this function.
dear.. i think you should re-install your laptop, maybe the system has an error because some files are missing, it can be happens because of viruses, to re- format your os you can click one time restore..just turn on or reboot your laptop and quickly press f11 button on your keyboard, but no data will save when you do this, so you need to back up your data first, so you don't lose your work.. if one click restore couldn't be done, you need to prepare a bootable windows cd. to install windows from cd you need to change your boot set up, press f1 when you turn on your laptop, go to boot menu change your first boot to cd room and the second boot to hard drive, enter the windows cd, press save and exit, when appear a message "boot from cd or dvd" quickly press any key, then you can follow the instruction that appears on your screen..
In order to format your laptop, you need to secure first your Operating System CD and the drivers for your laptop. Next, you have to back-up your files. Put them somewhere like an external drive for easy retrieval later.
After you've done this, you are now ready to go.
Here are the steps: 1) Insert the OS cd in your cd/dvd rom. 2) Restart your laptop. 3) While your laptop is still booting, press the key that will enable the bott sequence set-up. 4) Once the boot sequence shows up, choose CD/DVD Drive and press enter. 5) The next screen that will appear will be a blue screen with white text below. This means you have entered your OS CD already. 6) From there, you'll be guided with step by step instructions so you won't be lost. Just read it carefully.
Note: After successfully formatting your laptop, you need to install all your drivers.
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during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain keyto enter set up Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there
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Perform a Hard Reset first.
Disconnect devices including USB devices and media cards.
Disconnect the AC power adapter, remove the battery
Press and hold the power button 15 seconds .
connect the power adapter -do not connect the battery-
Press the Power button, Look for blinking LEDs near caps lock and num lock keys, and Listen for sounds of a disk drive and fan turning.
Reboot the computer > when you see the Compaq name appear, tap the F8 key until you see a black screen with boot choices appear. The first ones on the list are "Safe Mode", what you want is "Safe Mode with Networking", this way just a limited amount of drivers loads including your networking and internet. If you do get booted up, try to get to www.filehippo.com and download "MalwareBytes Malware Remover", install this and do a quick scan and remove anything it finds. You may also try to boot off the windows installation disc and choose the repair option for windows.
boot into safe mode and change the display to 800 by 600...this should be ok for any monitor.....reboot the machine with the new mode....you can experiment with different settings to get the best display....
Hello, If I understand your question correctly. You want to upgrade your current memory? The link below shows me what your PC desktop came with, (Installed Items). Specifications. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&lang=en&cc=us&docname=c00031041&dlc=en&product=93344&printable=yes&
You want to enter your bios & see just what ammount of memory is installed in your 5441 PC. This is how to get into your Bios. Not every PC has the same F key to enter the bios. Turn your monitor. Than start your PC. Watch your screen closly. It will display, Enter setup Press (F ? ) That is how you get into your bios menue. If your Pc did not display this or went by too fast to see than, Re-start the Pc & press the F2 key every two seconds & see if the Pc enters the bios. It could also be the F10 key or F12 Key or the F1 key. Re-try each till you enter your bios. I'll list another link that sell's memory for your 5441. Use the Specifications link above as a guide when picking the ammount of memory you may want. http://www.google.com/products?hl=en&q=PRESARIO+5441+memory&um=1&ie=UTF-8
Now you have what you asked for & a wee bit more.
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