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My Compaq Presario S4000V with Intel cpu contantly locks up and freezes causing me to have to shot the whole computer off and then back on. Help

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Please immediately do the following:


Update your virus control and do a scan

Use your registry cleaner program if you have one

Use your spyware program if you have one

Go to toolbar>tools>internet options>general tab> and delete all of your cookies

go to Start>All programs>Accessories>system tools>clean disc and do it

If you do not have spyware program, go to www.tucows.com and type in shareware spyware program and download a free or share program and run it. The most likely cause of your problem is spyware.

In the lower right corner of your screen do you have alot of little icons? These indicate proggys running in the background and they can slow you down considerably. Please tell me what you have and I will tell yo how we can get rid of them so that they don;t run until you want to use them.

also check your desktop for icons you don;t ever use. you can right click on them and delete them. This does not delete the program.


When all this is done, restart your computer and lets see what you have now.

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Is an emachine boot disk W2828 compatible with compaq presario desk topS4000v series?


No.

When Windows is put on a computer it assigns hash values to certain major hardware components;

1) Processor
2) Motherboard chipset
3) BIOS program, version, and date
4) Harddrive
5) Graphics chipset

Instead, I would like to post that you can get the Restoration Disk, for your Compaq.

THE disk.

On the back of the desktop is the Serial Number in a white Service Tag. S/N = Serial Number
Only give this to an authorized HP representative.
(HP bought out Compaq)

In the US the disk is free.
The shipping and handling is not.

$17 for a 5 to 7 day ship, $24 for a 2 to 3 day ship.
Call 1-800-474-6836
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Write the Serial Number down to give to the nice representative.

Outside the US,

http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.html

After you install the Restoration Disk in the computer, and when asked, choose Repair. (Non-Destructive Installation)

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Sep 11, 2012 | HP Compaq Presario S4000V (P8655P#ABA) PC...

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I have a Compaq Presario S4000V that is giving me repeating long beeps when I turn it on. The beep may go 10 or 20 seconds and then pause for about 5 seconds and then do the same thing again.


Hello
Usually this kind of beep code is an indication of a cpu or processor heat problem.
Make sure the processor fan is running by opening up the case and looking at it.

Also try claening out the inside of the pc,you can use a can of compressed air and a vacum cleaner for this.If the processor fan is not working get a new one,it should always be on when the pc is on.

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I have a dell 20" LCD monitor. But Presario S4000V doesn't fit for that monitor. Please let me know what can i do. Change "Video card"? thanks


Have you tried changing the Resolution settings to "Recommended"? If so, then you may have to purchase a newer Video Card. Look-up your motherboard 1st, then go by the Recommendations of the motherboards BRAND and Chipset of Video Cards. If you have nVidia Chipset, get GeForce or nVidia card, VIA, SiS work fine w/ these (nVidia Chipsets) Video Cards. But, if the motherboard is of Intel Manuf, you will want the ATI card. Get at least a 256MB Memory card(512MB is better) and read-up on the cards resolution to make sure it fits your screen size/dimensions. Good Luck. To find out your motherboard type/brand, dwnld. CPU-Z for free online. It will tell you about your CPU, Motherboard, Memory, and alot more.

Jan 09, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario S4000V (P8655P#ABA) PC...

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Desktop freezes up so often or gets logout by itself & reboot?!


This could be a couple of things, overheating may cause it to randomly shut down, but if it freezes up on you then it could be a motherboard issue or memory. When you boot up your computer, does it beep at you at all? More than 1 beep signifies a problem. Right click on the my computer icon and click properties, see how much memory it says you have, does that number look accurate? A bad memory module could cause similar problems. A bad motherboard would, in my experience, more often freeze when you first boot up.

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Lines running along the screen which are permanent


may be the problem cause is heating...
may be cpu fan not working or there is heavy dust on fan..
try to clean cpu fan....
thanks

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Video card


Video Card
Memory

These links will take you to good deals on what is probably the most powerful card your computer can handle and some very potent memory.  This should make you a very happy customer!

Jan 23, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario S4000V (P8655P#ABA) PC...

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Need more memory/have compaq presario/model s4000v. can i buy a 1mgb card and put in myself?


Yes ,you can buy 1 stick or 1GIG of Ram/Memory for this computer and its easy to ut it inside the unit so you shouldn't have any problem with it...

Hope that helps..........

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Compaq presario dessktop 5000 series 5330US model#470019-713,Intel Pentium 4


Here is a link which supplys all needed internal parts for you specific computer...

http://www.impactcomputers.com/compaq-presario-5500-desktop-parts-internal-parts-and-assemblies.html

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