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Blood damage to switches

I don't know if this is a sign of the times but ?????????? I'm sorry that you had to clean all of the blood out of the machine. You should replace all of the switches etc. You can buy used parts for these machines on Ebay really cheap now.

I hope that you do not have to work on any more machines filled with blood.
7/27/2022 2:02:27 AM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Jul 27, 2022

Cd player

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7/25/2022 2:32:12 AM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Jul 25, 2022

How can i unblock websites

Open your browser and Click TOOLS/ INTERNET OPTIONS/ SECURITY/ TRUSTED SITES. Then if the box in the lower left corner is checked, UNCHECK IT. After that, type the web address you want to allow in the other box @ the top and click the ADD button. Click OK to close. Now you should have no problem. Do that for future websites you want to add as well. BUT PLEASE BE SURE TO ONLY ADD WEBSITES THAT YOU ARE CERTAIN TO BE SAFE!!! Otherwise the Threat of getting a virus comes into play. OK? GOOD LUCK!! and please rate me, k? thank you
7/12/2022 10:04:14 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Jul 12, 2022

My Compaq laptop wont let me download free Microsoft office on my computer, says I need permission

it needs a license to run, unless you get the trail demo versions ask them not us for help only the make the rules see and can be fluid. ask them here. ask them.
2/7/2022 2:45:12 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 07, 2022

I found the key which indicates the wireless connectivity. It turns from red light to white light but still doesn't enable the wireless to connect

Fn+12 is dead, say that to be clear ok, double posted too. I guess you never seen this PC on wifi ever before>?(not told) working wifi?????????????????????
  1. the card wifi not missing or just bad. antennas fell off?
  2. card driver not missing. wifi.
  3. F12 key board driver not missing (extensions)
  4. w7 still as was new? or replaced.? not w10 wrecked?
the bad news is HP ended support for this PC. ZERO SUPPORT NOW. only googling and endless infected websites , like it.
2/7/2022 2:27:20 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 07, 2022

Hi. I half fell/ half bumped my laptop off a table HARD, but it landed on a mattress. Now it's making AWFUL noises, like a wheezing old man. Is it safe to use it? Scared it might be the fan....?.

bad hdd now, heads crashed,? Laptops do that easy but yes fan too... there are only 2 motors there, HDD and fan one is not happy./ (use ear close) the PC when it overheats it slows down (Intel inside magic) or even shuts off. so most PCs do not damage actual but is no good too use slow or dead. sorry no fire. PCs are fire proof, smoke some sure is possible but super super rare smoke, disktop PSU sure do make smoke some times.
2/7/2022 1:33:39 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 07, 2022

How to restart compaq presario B1200 power - on password

lost pass word is hacking so google how to hack like this. " Compaq presario B1200 Password hack"
2/7/2022 1:14:50 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 07, 2022

Www safecart com login

talk to safecart we are no them not can pretend to be them or you(illegall)
2/7/2022 1:13:37 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 07, 2022

How to install Wordpress......

Hi Ebuka, Please read this Wordpress tutorial link: How to Install WordPress WordPress Installation Tutorial G'Luck !
1/24/2022 12:11:16 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Jan 24, 2022

Dvd player can't play blue ray disk

If you have an earlier model Compaq, it most likely a DVD ROM player. Check the printing on the drive tray, if it says DVD ROM then it cannot play Blu ray disks.
1/18/2022 2:11:28 AM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Jan 18, 2022

Window explorer stop working


Try VLC Player for your .vob files instead of just opening is.
Install VLC Player and and from VLC players file menu try to open the file.. It will work perfectly.

1/9/2022 11:41:17 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Jan 09, 2022

Dvd's do not play in presario cq56

Try another Media Player, it may be the File Format. Try this freeware Media Player, VLC, 32 or 64bit?, found here along with Real Player Media Player: You can find many freeware/shareware programs here:
11/24/2021 10:20:32 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Nov 24, 2021

Cq61 will not power up light flashes 3 times

In case somebody has the same problem. Result of my investigation: * If everything is ok then the Presario CQ61 boots without battery. * HP support recommends to do a hard reset i.e. remove power supply, remove battery, press power button to discharge everything internally, connect power, press power button In my case the problem was solved by changing the AC Adapter (Power supply). Note: The led besides the power connector is not reliable. It is on with the working and faulty adapter. Note: The voltage level at the battery pins is not reliable. I had same values.
9/22/2021 1:41:52 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Sep 22, 2021

Hitachi flora laptop and problems with typing @ symbol

Using it in English mode? Does that mean that Windows is set to English??

Does it have a standard QWERTY english keyboard?? If it has a japanese keyboard, with windows set to English, then the keys will be different. Shift key with number 2 gives you the @ symbol on a QWERTY english keyboard.
8/7/2021 2:13:15 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Aug 07, 2021

I accidentaly deleted cyberlink power dvd off my

If you dont have the disc and the product key for the cyberlink power dvd then i would suggest you an alternative to go ahead and install VLC player which supports all the media files and has all the latest codecs.
To download VLC Player go to the below mentioned link and install the software
6/30/2021 3:02:22 AM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Jun 30, 2021


The Numeral Lock mode is turned on by pressing the key named "NUM LOCK" which is usually located on the top of the number keypad (on far right side of keyboard).

However, laptop keyboards are different. Most laptops do not have a separate numeral keypad set. Those laptops usually use a blue (or other color-coded) "Fn" key, on the bottom left. You must press that Fn key at the same time as the "Num Lock" key of same colr. Then a light comes on to indicate the mode change, and some alpha-numeric keys on the keyboard now become your numeral keypad. On mine, it is 789, UIO (456), JKL (123) and M (which is zero).

If this is too confusing, you can plug in a cheap full size desktop keyboard, using the USB or PS2 port on your laptop. That is what I prefer, because the funky integrated dual-key deal interferes with all the touch-typing I learned 37 years ago.
5/9/2021 5:22:42 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on May 09, 2021

Burning DVD

Impossible, since your device _reads_ CDs/DVDs, but does not _write_ either CD nor DVD.

Do you have a USB memory-stick (holding 4Gbytes) ?
If so, copy the files to the memory-stick,
and take the memory-stick to your friend's computer,
presuming that his/her computer has a DVD-writer.
That DVD can be _read_ on your computer.
3/31/2021 6:16:22 AM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Mar 31, 2021

Vertical lines in my laptop screen BEWARE SPAM NUMBER +1-800-532-4187 BELOW

A VGA monitor is a monitor that uses a standard VGA connector to attach to your PC/laptop. A VGA connector is a small D shaped socket connector, about ½ inch long and ¼ inch wide. Its usually blue with three rows of holes (total of 15 holes) where pins from the mating connector match up with. The only other thing that may look like it is a serial port but that is easy to distinguish, it has two rows of pins for a total of 9. What 24 sever is suggesting you do is connect another monitor to see if the problem shows up there as well. I?ll be surprised if it does since usually this type of display problem on a laptop more often than not is due to a defective connection inside the laptop screen area. A quick test and perhaps even fix would be to grasp the right and left sides of your display while it is on (displaying the offensive lines) and gently twist like you were wringing out a towel. Again, and I emphasize, gently using only a couple of ounces of force. Watch to see if the lines disappear, get worse of make the screen flash or change. If you do then its likely cause is the connector from the LCD panel to the electronics has oxidation or a loose connection. If you?re lucky the flexing might even fix your problem, if not you will have to take it apart to find out exactly what is going on or take it to your local repair shop.
2/23/2021 9:26:35 AM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 23, 2021

Sound Driver of a Compaq Presario C700 Notebook PC BEWARE SPAM NUMBER +1-800-532-4187 BELOW

Download pc wizard to find out what drivers you need search the net for them download install them then store i separate partition of hard drive I have presario c700 and all drivers work. this method should work on any computer converted from vista to xp
2/9/2021 1:20:23 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 09, 2021

Toshiba Satellite A135-S2376, black screen problem

Just bought a Satellite & had same problem. Toshiba Support confirmed the 'Processor Power Management' fix. Within both the Min AND Max Processor State options you should set BOTH the Battery and Power Adapter options to 100%
2/9/2021 12:28:16 PM • Compaq Presario... • Answered on Feb 09, 2021
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