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Re: Compaq start up problems
Here's a link to Compaq Post Errors
Here's one for Compaq BIOS Beep Codes
Hope this be of some help.
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www.compaq.com and look up the users manual should help you out. don't be afraid to push things you aren't gonna break it the more you play with the pc the better you will become. i also suggest getting a book on how to use laptops maybe that will help too
if you are having trouble with your drivers here is a general look at the drivers and how to update them if your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it click start control panel administrive tools ,computer management ,device manager look through all of your devices if you see a yellow question mark?or exclamation mark ! or red x right click to reinstall drivers or if you can see your usb but its not working ports(com&lpt)right click update driver hope this helps don
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.
A simple but temporary solution would be to use an external mouse. Logitech sells several affordable and very nice wireless mice. Then you could disable the touchpad. I find them more trouble then their worth anyway and by using an external mouse you'll most definitely increase your productivity. :)
So I bought a Latitude D620 and I bet u heard this a million times already it came with the famous This system #xxxxxxx-xxxx, is protected by a password authentication system. Any help from the gods of this site would be appreciated. below are the numbers needed i believe,
CHZ0P2J Service tag 272-081-320-75 Express code This system #CHZ0P2J-595B is protected by a password authentication system.
Any help would really be appreciated. thanks in advanced.