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INSTALLATION PROBLEM Hi, my name is Jimmy, from Guatemala City, the computer is a COMPAQ PRESARIO SR1610NX, I installed XP UE on this computer but now the problem is that I'm trying to install an antivirus and other kind of software but, it seems that it is having some problems, because I saw a message that said that the installation ended prematurely due to an error; I tried several times but I still have the same message. The same situation occurs when I try to install Nero, and that without mentioning that I have problems with sound card. The language of the OS is spanish, so I'm not using the exact words. What do you recommend?

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I think you're doing it right, but are not logged in as an administrator, so you get errors like this. If you log in as an administrator and check the logs, you might see a reason listed for denying the installer program.

I recommend Linux, but you can just use an administrator account for installing major things like antivirus, drivers, Nero, etc. on WinXP and possibly be happy. It sounds like you know some good practices, not running as administrator all the time.

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hi jimmy, you are using xp with spanish language , it is the problem because please check the software you are trying to install is supported by the spanish language or change the language setting to any other language and try it

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Okay... I was fixing a computer (Compaq Presario SR1610NX) for a friend. It was the infamous XP mup.sys freeze-up, so I went to the default settings in BIOS, and took out some unused 56k modems. However,...


are you sure that is the default. I have never seen that in 20 years. Open it up and clear the cmos, could be a little glitchy when you reset it. Use the jumpers on the motherboard, if it does not have jumpers remove the cmos battery and reinsert it upside down. Power up the computer. Reverse the previous steps.

Jun 27, 2011 | HP Compaq Presario SR1610NX (ED865AA) PC...

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Im having trouble finding drivers for presario sr1610nx. smsbus and multimedia audio controller video controller


Here is the link to the main Compaq Support page for your computer:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=1127350&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us


Here is the link to a list of all the drivers that are available for download assuming you have Win XP:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=1127350


Good luck and please comment back and RATE if this was helpful.

Feb 06, 2011 | HP Compaq Presario SR1610NX (ED865AA) PC...

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SM BUS CONTROLLER FOR COMPAQ PRESARIO SR1610NX


If you were to log on to the manufacturer's web site, I think you will be pleasantly surprised as usually one is able to download, by model number, Customer Instruction Manuals, list of Dealers and Driver downloads as required.

Just Google the manufacturer's name and follow the links. Make certain you are directed to the manufacturer's web site as some search engines direct you to other sites and they charge for the information that is normally free of charge.

I hope this helps.

Oct 30, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1610NX (ED865AA) PC...

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How to install xp


  1. Place the Windows XP installation disk in your Compaq Presario notebook's CD or DVD drive, and restart the computer. Press any key on your keyboard when prompted.
  2. Press the "Enter" button on your keyboard when you are brought to the "Welcome to Setup" window. Read the XP license terms and tap the "F8" key to verify that you have read and agree to them.
  3. Select the hard disk drive on which you wish to install the Windows XP operating system. Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to toggle between options.
  4. Press the "Enter" key after highlighting the location where you would like to install XP. Windows XP will begin copying installation files to your computer. XP will restart your computer automatically upon finishing.
  5. Select the region you reside in and your primary language in the window that appears after your computer restarts. Type in your name and the organization your computer is affiliated with (if any).
  6. Enter the 25-character product key that was included with the Windows XP installation CD. Click the "Next" button to continue. Type in a name for the computer and a password for the administrative account.
  7. Choose your time, time zone, and the correct date in the following window, and click "Next" to continue. Select "Typical settings" on the "Network Settings" screen and hit the "Next" button.
  8. Enter a workgroup name if your Compaq Presario CQ50 notebook PC is a part of a connected network of computers (such as at an office), and click "Next" to proceed. Windows will restart and bring you to a "Welcome" screen, completing the installation of XP on your Compaq Presario CQ50 notebook PC.
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My PC won't start? every time i start it the fan just spins fast and loud and nothing happens, the screen doesn't show. this happened when i took the PC apart. it a Compaq presario sr1610nx


Initially test the monitor in another pc, if display available use the monitor in Compaq presario sr1610nx. Load to BIOS by restarting and tapping F1, if the display available, the computer is ok. restart and tap F8, if the advanced boot option screen comes up, the software is ok.
Restart the computer and tap F10 and proceed with a destructive recovery to reload the operating system on the computer

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SM BUS CONTROLLER NOT INSTALLED SR1610NX PRESARO WINDOWS XP HOMENEED USB DRIVERS


run the add/remove hardware wizard make it search the net and it should find the drivers for you

Jan 04, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1610NX (ED865AA) PC...

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REBOOT COMPAQ PRESARIO SR1610NX


You should just be able to reboot the machine off of the cd drive with the 1st disk in the drive and it will go thru reinstalling the software.


May 03, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario SR1610NX (ED865AA) PC...

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No audio driver


You're really unclear on which machine you need the driver for, so, the first link is the drivers for the Presario sr1610nx, and the second link is for the drivers for the c783tu. If you're loading XP into a c700 you may need to search driverguide.com for the audio driver, search by the make and model of the sound card.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=1127350&lang=en

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?product=3739727&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en

Jul 11, 2008 | Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook

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No audio drivers


Installing only audio drivers will give you error "DRIVER INSTALLATION FAILED. COULD NOT FIND MEDIA DEVICE FOR THIS DRIVER" .so to solve this problem first you have to download microsoft universal audio driver and then install audio drivers
Audio Drivers
link 1 :microsoft universal audio
ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp32501-33000/sp32646.exe
link 2 :conexant high definition audio
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp36001-36500/sp36090.exe
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May 21, 2008 | Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook

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PROBLEM INSTALLING SOFTWARE


hi jimmy, you are using xp with spanish language , it is the problem because please check the software you are trying to install is supported by the spanish language or change the language setting to any other language and try it

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