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Where and how to wire motherboard intel 775

You should be able to get the pin outs and connector specifications from the HP website for that workstation model. Go to the service manual and it will have detailed information on what you need.
10/16/2017 1:10:17 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Oct 16, 2017

How to connect all wires at hp xw4600 motherboard intel 775

1) first of all u needed to connect your power cable to the CPU at the top of back side socket 2) now insert the VGA cable into the VGA(BLUE Colour) port 3) now keyboard .>. if your keyboard is PS2 then you have to insert the point in purple colour socket which is upper side to the VGA port (note: the box side should be face to left hand side) 4) now attach your mouse if it is USB mouse then just insert any of the USB port simply plug and it will start working if it is PS2 mouse then insert it right besides to the keyboard PS2 port same as u insert the keyboard wire.
10/16/2017 12:33:16 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Connecting hardware

This could help. Manual
9/5/2014 6:01:23 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Sep 05, 2014

Windows 7 not installing in Hp XW4100 workstation

Sounds like you need to format the hard drive then try a new install
11/18/2013 3:37:33 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Nov 18, 2013

I have a xw4100, I need to change the motherboard,

yes the asus 775 motherboard good board
11/12/2012 3:40:03 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Nov 12, 2012

Sorry, How do I get into the bios to reset?

when you start the pc keep pressing delete. if that doesn't work look at the bottom of the screen and see what it says to press to enter set up.you'll have to be pretty quick. it's usually delete or F2 or one of the other F keys.
7/22/2012 3:49:17 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Jul 22, 2012

I just fixed the memory

This is probably a loose video car.

When you were fixing the RAM (probably remove it and then re-seat it), the video card may have come loose.

1. Turn off the PC and unplug it;
2. Touch something metallic to discharge static;
3. Unplug the monitor cable;
4. Open the case and carefully remove the video card.
5. Carefully but firmly replace the video card (most cards will snap when they fit back into place -- follow your video card manufacturer's instructions -- get these from the manufacturer's website.)
6. Plug everything back in and restart the PC.

You should get a good third party defrag program to keep your PC running at its best.

Fragmentation is basically broken-up pieces of files and free space randomly scattered all over your disk. The disk has to work a lot harder to save files in pieces and then to find them again and this really slows your computer down. It also wears out your disk, as the more the disk is used, the faster it wears out.

Basic defragmenting finds all the pieces of a file and puts them together, saving time.

Windows has a built-in defrag tool but it is very slow and you cannot use the PC while it is running (some users complain that it did not completely defrag their disks despite running all night).

Here is a Top 10 Reviews side-by-side comparison of the best defrag programs around:


Select a program and install a free trial. The better defrag programs are automatic. The gold medal winner in the above review can defrag while you use the PC and it will also prevent fragmentation.

You can get a free trial for the gold medal winner via the review or at: http://www.diskeeper.com/defrag

Defragment your disk drives regularly.

Good luck to you!

Bill R TechSpec

PS: You can get more info on fragmentation at:

6/24/2011 6:08:52 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Jun 24, 2011

I have a HP workstation xw4100 2.8GHz. i cant find

You can download the driver from the link below. The driver is for windows XP operating system. Incase you are using Linux or other operating system ,select the operating system first before downloading.

Link to Download

Thanks for using Fixya
10/13/2010 8:35:00 AM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Oct 13, 2010

Hi, I am having a HP

You need a Windows XP installation disk and the product installation code.
When you boot up with the Windows installation CD, you will be given an option to delete the existing partition, Do this and then create a new partition, then do a NTSF format NOT a quick NTSF format then complete the installation.
After you install SP2 then install SP3, this is the latest service pack and corrects some bugs.
9/2/2010 4:57:16 AM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Sep 02, 2010

I have hp workstation xw4100 changed battery then

If as I suspect you changed the CMOS battery, then you will have to set up the system BIOS again to the "Default" configuration. You will have to initialize the Hard Drive, DVD, RAM, Boot Up sequence, all again. Do this and all should be OK. You access the CMOS usually by pressing DEL, or F10, at boot time. Check your manual for exact key.
1/30/2010 6:13:00 AM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Jan 30, 2010

Want to upgrade my video card

Yes, your FX1100 will work, according to HP. Please refer to this link http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/11604_na/11604_na.HTML
for additional cards that are supported by your system.
10/16/2009 4:54:25 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Oct 16, 2009


At boot up, go into bios setup and ensure that the USB Keyboard/Mouse is set to enable

10/9/2009 2:00:13 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Oct 09, 2009

I have a HP xw4100 that will not power up.

You may have a failed motherboard then. Failure of motherboards is usually due to breaking capacitors. A few years ago a capacitor company stole the "recipe" for making capacitors from another company and tried to make their own, unfortunately they did not get the ingredients right and the capacitors started breaking after 2-3 years of use. They sold these capacitors at very cheap prices and a lot of computer companies and power supply makers bought them. This is easy to diagnose. Look for capacitors (caps) (they look like little tiny soda cans) on your motherboard (mobo). They should be perfectly flat on top and not bulged or swelling or leaking anything. The dead giveaway is the fact that you are not getting anything after you changed the PSU. There are a few companies that will repair broken capacitor issues. Also if you add a bunch of extra components without upgrading the power supply you can suffer underpowered situations and that can cause internal parts to fail.
To eliminate some other stuff you could remove the memory and disconnect all the power plugs from the drives and then try to start it up. If it does not change the behavior at all (no beeps, no change in flashing lights) then you probably have motherboard issues. Make sure when disconnecting the memory chips (sticks) that you touch the metal on the inside of the case first to discharge static electricity. If it does change the behavior add 1 component or item back at a time to see what you can find out. Post back with what you find.
3/18/2009 7:40:19 PM • HP Workstation... • Answered on Mar 18, 2009

Hp xw4600 work satation "Smart card reader not present" at boot

Although it is from another model... See HP Compaq dc5700 Business PC Computer Setup F10 Utility Reset the settings of the BIOS but make sure you know the parameters you need. 26288930-ndfmyrrkkvsnnhvjwyzkdype-3-2.png
4/4/2021 2:21:36 PM • HP xw Computers... • Answered on Apr 04, 2021
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