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My Compaq Presario wil not go past the windows xp screen and load up the programs?

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Hit the F10 button on boot up you will get a choice there to boot last known good configuration.

This should work .. Something has altered your boot files
If this doesn not work ,Insert CD that came to you with Pc /laptop RESTORE CD.. this will add enough boot files to fix your issue

Then reboot with out the CD it will boot properly

if you do not have original CD borrow a cd from friend or someone boot from Operating system CD tis will restore your boot files

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Why won't my compaq presario 1250 load windows?


1 - You may need to roll back system with System Restore. Under Safe Mode (press F8 during boot and choose safe mode).
Win 7 - Start > Search type System Restore
XP - Is Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Restore. Now choose a date prior to problem. You may have to try a few dates.


2 - Try disabling startup programs. Go to Start > Run (search in Win 7) and type MSConfig. Startup tab and uncheck anything that you don't want Windows to load automatically. It will make Windows boot faster and use less resources while running. This just disables them in startup. Programs will still load, but when only you initiate.

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Will not load past starting screen (HP logo)


maybe is hard disk problem, try boot from cd.(check for any errors dispayed)

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I have a compaq presario 1200 laptop and I have a blue screen problem. Whenever I run anything memory intensive it simply flashes a blue screen at me then reboots. Whats more is after it reboots it won't...


Your Operating System (OS) is corrupted.
The best solution to this problem is to reinstall your OS using an OS installation CD.
I would also recomend upgrading to Windows XP.
You can upgrade by simply installing Windows XP on your laptop.
Back up all your data before reinstalling your OS.

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Where i download compaq c 785 audio driver


http://fileshunt.com/rapidshare.php?file=compaq+presario+c785+tu+sound+drivers+xp

Just copy and paste the above link in your address bar, it will bring you to the file download site. It would be helpful if you have a free 7-zip program or WINRAR or other file extracting program to open the file once download. Or download from compaq site

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Won't boot past the XP screen


go to bios and select boot option first boot cdrom,

i think f12 press then select boot order, if still cant dvd rom or rw, maybe week,
thanks

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Error loading operating system


If you take a hard drive for one computer to another the windows wil have to be reinstalled as windows looks at the hardware configuation and if it doesn not match, will not run. If the 20 gb hard is working , reinstall it then using backup software back it up to another hard drive.That will work. Personally I use" Acronis true home" software to change a hard drive but their  are other  wil also work. Some  backup and transfer softwware even come with the replacment hard drives.

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Os loading


go to the bios , change the hard disk support from native to legacy

Oct 31, 2008 | Compaq Presario Notebook

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Black screen after loading windows logo


If you buy new then you don't need to install Windows XP
If you buy used then you need to reinstall all drivers

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=1817059

Boot into safe mode then you install all drivers

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Compaq presario 2500 notebook won't boot OK, here's the background with this computer. This laptop has been "shelfed" for about a year now, but the other day I decided it would be handy to fix. I'm a poor college student so I don't have to blow sending this to a shop somewhere, and I'd like to get it working again. The original problem was that it wouldn't (usually!) boot at all - it seemed to be completely dead. I would plug it into it's a/c adapter and press the power button, but NOTHING would happen. Occassionally, like once every ten minutes or so, an orange led light in the front would flash a few times. (the led with the thunderbolt symbol, I think it's the "battery charging" led) What was strange though was that sometimes, for reasons beyond me, when this orange led flashed and I pressed the power button, it would SOMETIMES boot up into windows and run perfectly. But this was only like once every 30 mins or so - I had to fiddle with it for half an hour to get it to boot. The trick where you remove all power sources and hold down the power button then tried to reboot worked a few times, but then suddenly quit working and the computer wouldn't boot at all - not even after fiddling with it for half an hour. I was pretty sick of this so I took it apart and wiped some dust off the heat sink. Everything looked OK so I put it back together. Now, I have a new problem. When I press the power button a bunch of blue leds light up and the fan kicks on, (whereas before everything but one orange led was completely dead) but there's no display and nothing boots. Anybody have any idea whats wrong? (on a side note the battery is dead, and i've tried everything I've with with the battery in and out) I'm looking at the same problem with a friends machine, boots up when it wants too, restaerts after 5-15mins and i noticed at that stage all 3 fans are going nuts and there some serious heat pumping out of the bugger. It's def not software as i've reinstalled, but i only get 1/2 way through it before the pieceof **** shuts down. When you goto restart it has no screen, no hdd activity, just fans fireup and 3 blue lights next to the power button, i told be friend that the only way i could fix this is with a hammer and sticky tape...he...he.

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