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I got a Compaq Armada E500 from my brother but have no manual?

Where can I get a manual for the above computer? I live near St. Paul, MN.

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http://www.eserviceinfo.com/index.php?what=search2&searchstring=Compaq+Armada+E500+and+Armada+V300

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