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When i start my computer the compaq screen appears and seems to be froze and do anything

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Sounds like you have a virus

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Hi there, please try this solution, no promises as it appears yo may have a fatal HDD error ot virus:

1. Power on the computer
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2. When the recovery screen appears, press Next and then Yes to perform a non-destructive recovery.
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I have a Compaq Presario SR2010NX desktop computer. Recently, very occasionally, the computer would freeze and the screen would scramble. It almost looks like someone chopped up the picture on the screen. Then we would have to manually shut down the computer and restart. It would always work fine afterwards.

Yesterday the computer did it again. It restarted fine but when my boyfriend tried to install a new mouse the computer froze again and the screen went scrambled. Well this time it did not start back up. I tried to unplug the computer from the wall and restart but that got me to the COMPAQ screen and then the computer froze again and the word compaq was doubled all the way down the screen. We continued to try to start it in PC recovery but it would get the the program and freeze. I actually got it to run once but I couldn't see what it was doing because the screen was scrambled.

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Possible a bad video card. If it is intergrated card you can purchase a PCI card and install it very easy. You should have a couple of empty PCI slots. The computer freezing could be a virus or the hard drive is goin gout. Hard to tell if I am not there. If it is a good gomputer you want to keep, I recomend bringing it to a computer shop and having it checked out. If you have any more questions please contact me..Darren

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Hp compaq presario v3000 is not loding the OS, show an error


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  • From the boot menu, select Safe Mode
If this seems to work, you can try restoring the computer to an earlier point from Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore.
If Safe Mode also fails to load, you would have to check your disk for errors or you may have to install XP all over again.
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I have set up my compaq computer , it was working fine, then I shut it down. Now when I start it up it goes into the compaq screen asking for press esc or f11 or f10 etc for rebooting etc. What have I...


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dear,

try safe mode and if it runs sucessfully then try again in normal mode or it will automatically start next time in normal mode..

let it be scan as scandisk automatically..

hope it will work

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Sounds like the PC is running into a hardware failure and the Compaq splash screen is probably hiding some additional information. It?s been a long time since I've owned a Compaq, however, what you need to do first is eliminate the Compaq screen to show us whatever boot details it may be hiding. I seem to recall on my old Compaq (and most Dells) I had to disable the Compaq screen in the BIOS settings. Hitting the F10 key as soon as the Compaq screen appears I believe will get you into the BIOS program, however, be warned if you change anything in there by accident you will be causing yourself a world of trouble. After you get into there you want to look for the Boot selection of the menu. In there somewhere will be a setting referring to something similar to ?reveal boot details? or hide splash or Compaq screen?. If it isn?t obvious let me know, I?ll have access to an older Compaq with a similar BIOS and can give you more details. If you are able to disable the splash screen reboot the PC and watch for errors. Based on the age of the machine and past history I suspect you?ll find a boot disk or read error.

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