Question about HP Compaq Evo n800c Notebook

1 Answer

Compaq evo n800c not recognizing hard drive

I am trying to get a Compaq evo n800c laptop to recognize a new 40GB working drive. (Verified it with USB adapter). I also verified that the laptop recognizes old 20GB drives.
With the new drive, the LED indicator doesn't turn off and the system does not recognize the drive.
I have tried jumpering Cable select on the drive, with no luck.
It has the latest bios F24.
Any ideas?

Posted by on

  • jcrlist Jan 02, 2009

    I tried again with a different jumper that fits better for 2.5" drives and it recognized the drive. It looks like it is working now.
    The solution - using the smaller style jumper to put the drive into Cable Select mode.
    The bigger jumper probably did not make contact correctly.
    What a pain HP/Compaq can be.


  • Mike CPU wiz May 11, 2010

    what kind of drive?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 531 Answers

Test new HDD in another laptop or else. Make sure it's not DOA.

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Usb don't recognize portable hard drive, when I open my computer I can see only my C: hard drive. It recognize 2 Gb stick. operating system is Win XP professional. On the right down corner I see message...


Right click on My computer then go to manage there you will find disk management in the left pane; find whether your portable hard drive is shown there. Create partitions if it is not created

Apr 01, 2010 | HP Compaq Evo n800c Notebook

1 Answer

Laptop n800c my power but d xa mg boot


2 Aug 2009 ... i tried takin bat out and holdin power but nothing plzz save me ... Compaq cq 60-100 laptop · Compaq laptop adapter · Compaq laptop f1 boot error ... How to format everything off my compaq windows vista laptop · How to reload windows vista on compaq ... Manual de laptop compaq evo notebook n800c ...
en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-135447-laptop-compaq-nc6400

Dec 06, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Compaq N800C Doesn't Recognize Samsung HM160HC Drive


it wont work due to a hardware incompatability issue

Oct 18, 2009 | Compaq Evo N800C PC Notebook

1 Answer

Network problem with Compaq Evo N800c Laptop


you need to configure your Internet Protocol (IP) that synchronous the network. if you using WIFI you may need encryption code from your network provider.. beware on installing driver, it comes crashing in your machine.

Apr 09, 2009 | Compaq Evo N800c Notebook

1 Answer

Need the right wireless adaptor for the Compaq Evo n800c


It depends, do you have wireless capabilities on you modem or router, if you do yoy have a choice of wireless adapters. Either usb or pcmcia. You'll want one that is easy to hook up.
Mark

Mar 30, 2009 | HP Compaq Evo n800c Notebook

1 Answer

Compaq evo n800 laptop built-in wireless internet


right click "my computer", left click properties, select "Device Manager" Expand anything to do with "Network Adapters" and make sure there are no problems / exclamation marks / unknown devices.
If there are, look for your wireless driver on..
http://h20180.www2.hp.com/apps/Lookup?h_lang=en&h_cc=uk&cc=uk&h_page=hpcom&lang=en&h_client=S-A-R163-1&h_pagetype=s-002&h_query=compaq+evo+n800&submit=Go+%C2%BB
depending on your model. if this doesn't work go to www.hp.co.uk and download the driver then install it.
If you can't detect any wireless networks, make sure your wireless card is activated - I believe this involves holding down FN (bottom left of keyboard) while then pressing F2 key at top. after this try try to search for wirless access points points.

Good Luck,

Cheers,

Colin

Mar 18, 2009 | HP Compaq Evo n800c Notebook

1 Answer

Problem with recognizing 2nd hard drive in Compaq EVO D510


you need to initialize the newly added drive in disk management, then format the drive once disk management assigns a drive letter.

CONTROL PANEL, ADMIINSTRATIVE TOOLS, COMPUTER MANAGEMENT, DISK MANAGEMENT

There you should be able to see the 2nd drive, Right click and INITALISE it, once it is initialized, it will be assigned a drive letter and you can format the drive

Feb 05, 2009 | HP Compaq Evo D510 e-PC PC Desktop

1 Answer

Cannot get laptop to recognize my tv


In xp, rt click on desktop and go down to properties, left click on properties, Settings,advanced extend window to this monitor, you should be good from there, Peace, Gym

Dec 18, 2008 | HP Compaq Evo n800c Notebook

1 Answer

Compaq Evo N800C


Try setting your resolution to 1400x1050, or the max that is available.
Also, use only 60Hz.
Use the native resolution of the screen, otherwise the laptop will interpolate pixels and make text look fuzzy.

Sep 08, 2008 | HP Compaq Evo n800c Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Compaq Evo n800c Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

349 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18346 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a HP Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...