Question about Compaq Presario 5240 (353200-003) PC Desktop

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I need an owners manual to cross check all the hookups and settings. The CD-ROM will not open, the Floppy disc drive (A) does not respond. I think they were all unhooked before it came to me. How can I find a guide to check all the connections?
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Yo will probably need to download and install the drivers.

Check that cable for floppy and CD rom are not connected in upside down.

You find some documentation and all the downloads on compaq support page for this desktop:

Compaq Presario 5240 Desktop PC

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