Question about Compaq Presario SR1050NX (DW257A) PC Desktop
Try uninstalling all IDE controllers - My presario SR2150NX has problems when Microsoft OS updates and replaces ATA controllers with generic controllers. If you uninstall and restart from device manager you should get the proper ATA controllers back. Two symptoms you may notice if the controllers are bad - loss of read/write ability on CD / DVD disk drives and sluggishness of hard drive.
If this doesn't fix it - open device manager again and in the IDE controller section open dialogue box for each entry - go to advanced settings and uncheck "Enable DMA" and then try to read a disk. I have an old presario running Win98SE and it is fantastic, this new presario must have been glued together in a back room shop in some remote region of the world or Microsoft and Compaq/HP just don't communicate anymore or maybe it's both.
Posted on May 31, 2008
Hmm...Something may be wrong really!
Are u able to copy from any folder within the hard disk?
Some viruses / malwares are preventing the copy function of the windows from working properly!!!
(So, try some good antivirus)
Also...one more info for u
1. u must have sufficient disk space for copying files to hard disk:)
2. if file system is FAT32, u may mot be able to copy files of size more than 4GB
3. Try updating the firmware of the CD/DVD drive
4. Try coming back here with more clues to ur problem :)
have a nice day
Posted on Feb 02, 2008
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 13, 2012 | Compaq Presario 1692 Notebook
Feb 26, 2012 | Dell (313-1220) CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive
Aug 30, 2010 | Compaq (138178-001)...
Jul 02, 2010 | Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook
Dec 27, 2009 | Computers & Internet
Dec 13, 2008 | HP Laptop Keyboard for HP Compaq Presario...
Dec 07, 2008 | HP Compaq Presario 730US Notebook
Dec 29, 2007 | HP 285527-001 - Compaq Presario...
72 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: