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  • If Primary (internal) Battery (601) appears in the alert message, it means the measured storage capacity of the primary (internal) battery is less than 25% of the original storage capacity. The number "601" denotes the associated error code that is recorded in the system log.
To resolve a Battery Alert message, you should perform the Battery Test in the System Diagnostics (F2) environment, and calibrate the battery for best performance. To access the HP System Diagnostics Battery Test , turn on the computer and immediately press the esc key to display the Startup Menu. Press the System Diagnostics F2 key, and then select the Battery Test option. if it shows bad health You might need a new battery.

HP Compaq... • Answered on May 13, 2021


by looking at the product specifications of your model on the HP website it doesn't look as if your particular model has a Blu-ray Player in it.

HP Compaq... • Answered on Mar 14, 2020


Paul Hamilton May 20, 2019 hyjacks year 2014 your are installing and OS are you, and is a corrupted DVD install disk from whom or the HDD is bad and corrupting files or is currently infected and you attempt to install update your OS and failed, right>? here is the answer. you posted no OS used, or wanted. so.... really impossible hyjacking vague posts no? start your own posts an use your facts (all ) all facts good and bad, both , wins. a dead PC is all we know.(and bad files) https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebooks-Archive-Read-Only/TFGHT-is-missing/td-p/4971045 the switched models PS, from cq57 (2011)TO Compaq Presario in C301 (2013 made)

HP Compaq... • Answered on May 21, 2019


don't trouble yourselftry this password if you are using compaq75681807

HP Compaq... • Answered on Feb 24, 2019


buy a usb mouse and forget the touchpad, you can try removing the touchpad then restart the laptop then let it find it again and it will reinstall the device. But the problem will probably return. I had a nightmare with this problem on a compaq, which i gave up fixing as it just kept recurring and i purchased a wireless mouse for it

HP Compaq... • Answered on Jul 19, 2017


Hello! Well, verify these things first! 1) Dust in the fan, and cleaning. 2) somethings is blocking the ventilation never put a laptop over a pillow, bed, or carpets. just use a flat place!***

HP Compaq... • Answered on Feb 16, 2017


hello It is beside the enter key, or near of right shift

HP Compaq... • Answered on Feb 16, 2017


Hello there! It could be one of these: 1) bad monitor video pixels array. 2) Bad Video Card (heating) clean your fan, for heating!

HP Compaq... • Answered on Jan 26, 2017


First things First! Usually, restoring your PC, involve, a series of DISK, or CDs, or even restore from your hard drive restore partition, check your BIOS for restore, or what combination KEY, from the keyboard,is designated for restoring, usually its, F11 or f10 good luck Carl

HP Compaq... • Answered on Jan 26, 2017


Sounds like a virus to me. Try downloading Internet Explorer from Microsoft here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/download-ie. You will have to do this on a friends computer and transfer it to your on a flash drive or CD. Then, download and run Emsisoft Emergency Kit to find and remove any malware. You can get it free here: https://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/eek/

HP Compaq... • Answered on Dec 19, 2015


you will have to open it up and you will find the coms battery on the motherboard. why are you after the cmos battery???

HP Compaq... • Answered on Apr 14, 2015


Try to check this William. Mouse Won Work

HP Compaq... • Answered on Mar 11, 2015


Go to the control panel, pick the sound icon. Check the internal microphone is shown as an option. If so you can set to be the default. If not you need to see it, check if it is enabled in device manager.

HP Compaq... • Answered on Mar 01, 2015


On the top row of keys, where the Function keys are, you should see a second set of BLUE icons on the keys. The F12 key will turn on the wireless. You must PRESS AND HOLD the Fn key (next to the Windows keys at the bottom) while pressing F12.

HP Compaq... • Answered on Dec 02, 2014


happy to help dude after searching for ur drivers i found them on hp's website the only problem is they dont support windows 32 bit. chipset drivers. u need to get a 64 bit version for that . and the drivers are listed on the webiste.

HP Compaq... • Answered on Nov 30, 2014


if u have recovery partion on your hdd you can factory set your laptop by pressing f11 at startup

HP Compaq... • Answered on Oct 03, 2014


I would definitely not try to do a factory restore without a full screen showing. Are you saying that the external monitor does not work for system restore? amazon seems to have replacement LCD screens for $51.93 http://www.amazon.com/COMPAQ-PRESARIO-CQ57-229WM-SUBSTITUTE-REPLACEMENT/dp/B005IUFKKW

HP Compaq... • Answered on Sep 25, 2014

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