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A dvd burner will burn anything you tell it to burn, the things is you need certain programs to see what the extension was that you burnt.

EX- if you burn a DIVX file, windows media player won't see it, but it will see a WMP file.

The most important thing is the burning software, makes it easy to burn boot, ISO files, video.

But like I said, a DVD burner will burn anything you tell it to burn.

Compaq Computers... | Answered on May 08, 2019


No it only has a CD read write and a DVD Rom player READ ONLY.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on May 06, 2019


Firstly enter the bios screen and set your boot device from HD to USB. Insert your bootable USB drive and start the machine.

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Apr 23, 2019


Could be a DVD codec issue. Try downloading VLC from here


http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Apr 19, 2019


It seems you don't have any codecs... The problem is not in windows media player.
Just install a codec pack like http://www.free-codecs.com/download/codec_pack_all_in_1.htm

Hope to solve your problem.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Apr 17, 2019


Assuming you have iTunes installed....

Connect iPod, when iTunes opens, you can go to File ---> Add File to Library (or press Ctrl+O), find the music file on your harddrive, highlight, and click ok. You can then manage the id3 tags (Genre, Artist, etc) by right-clicking on the song, and selecting "Get Info"

Hope this helps!

-- RT

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Compaq Computers... | Answered on Apr 17, 2019


I had the same problem. While rebooting the laptop the screen would be on for a few seconds after it finished rebooting then the display would go black. If you looked very carefully at the screen you could see the image was there but there was no light behind the screen to make the image visible.

I removed the black plastic display bezel cover that goes around the edge of the display screen to check out the lights and wiring. I found a small magnet that belongs inside the display bezel had fallen out of it's slot in the plastic bezel and was stuck to the inverter pcb (printed cicuit board). To fix this problem I secured the magnet into it's slot inside the display bezel with a bit of glue. After fixing the problem and putting the display bezel back together the laptop worked normally.

This magnet is how the laptop knows the lid is closed. When the laptop is closed the magnet is moved closer to a magnetic switch on the inverter pcb and activates the switch. The laptop thinks it is closed and shuts off the lights behind the display screen. When the magnet fell out of it's slot and stuck to the inverter it activated the magnetic switch all the time whether the laptop was open or closed. This caused the laptop to think it was closed and shut off the lights behind the dispaly screen as soon as the reboot finished.

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Compaq Presario... | Answered on Apr 16, 2019


format data coded not supported
convert it through a converter software . eg,XVID TO VOB.EXE or MPEG it will work

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Apr 10, 2019


You probably need to update or inatall a driver for your sound card. If your Compaq came with the Creative Sound Blaster you can get the driver from www compaq.com or from Creative.com If not you have to find the model number for your sound card

Compaq Creative... | Answered on Apr 09, 2019


Windows 7 is an beta version. you cant find drivers for that beta version yet

Good luck to you

Nic

Compaq Audio... | Answered on Apr 01, 2019


Hello Dear,
with this model only AMD Processors are compatible
please check this

https://www.support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01861126

in
Processor upgrade information

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Mar 25, 2019


The first solution is download Quicktime in Apple official website. And the second one is just get this video converter to convert your video to MP4 or WMV format and play with Windows Media Player.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Mar 14, 2019


antimalware doctor is a fake antivirus program.
try following these instructions located... http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-antimalware-doctor

Automated Removal Instructions for Antimalware Doctor using Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Mar 12, 2019


it seems like you do not have the drivers. use windows update to update all drivers automatically

Compaq Laptop DC... | Answered on Mar 11, 2019


what Linux
non stated, of 100s.
why post lacking such key facts.
NO PC sated, just a nebuluas complaq.
no OS stated, just linux something
why not ask on YOUR linux forum.
try Ubuntu? yet?
best is to match PC old to Linux old.
but be impossible for me to guess what PC you own.

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Mar 01, 2019


I am pretty sure you can't boot an OS from a USB. Burn the install media to a disc or put it on a spare partition. USB boot is for anti-virus or PC Diagnostic Tools.

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Feb 23, 2019


That sounds like your hard drive may be dead...

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Feb 22, 2019

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