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Compaq Presario 5BW284 PC... Problem:

Will external hard drive work with this computer

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Yes be sure it connected to the computer..

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Presario 5BS284 There's something on my hard drive which seems to

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I have a Compaq Presario 2715US. Started having

The problem maybe a loose electrical connection with the RAM modules and hard disk. Re-seat the RAM modules and the hard disk.
If the problem persists then the hard disk maybe faulty.
To test the hard disk, remove the hard disk and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port. If this computer has trouble seeing it as an external hard drive and unable to open the folders and files then the hard disk is faulty.
Then the hard disk needs to be replaced in the Compaq and Windows XP needs to installed on the new hard drive and the device drivers and programs.

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Harddisk is not getting detected

You computer cannot find your hard disk. The hard drive could be faulty or the hard disk controller has failed.
Reseat the hard drive (remove it and install it again), this may fix your problem with the connector on the motherboard.
If reseating doesn't work, the hard drive may be faulty, remove the drive and insert it into a USB hard drive adapter and plug it into a working computer's USB port, if this computer see your hard disk as an external drive and you can see the contents of the hard drive then it is OK and the fault most likely is the controler in the laptop.
If you cannot see the hard drive then the hard drive is faulty. To get your laptop operational again, you need a new hard disk and need to install Windows on the new hard disk together with your

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I recieved the power surge exceeded limits message

might be a compatibility problem with Compaq Presario 5BW284, try using your thumb drive on another computer to check if its still working

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Sound card

what operating system and name brand/model number of computer?

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Ca you please tell me what type of PC you have? Compaq, HP, Dell?


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Need a new Ethernet Card After Installing XP

big issue with compaq is that not all slot cards are compatible..

this is something that can be handled with a Shared Screen session, if you like.

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Personally, I would advise that you purchase a separate set of speakers - they don't cost much but it would save on any potential wiring problems!!


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