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USUALLY the chip is the main CPU OR the VIdeo Processor.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Apr 28, 2015

There are a number of possible causes for this; the most common is the HDD has failed (or the hardware does not recognize it for some reason) but it's also possible the OS has become corrupted which has also affected the boot loader (and any partition tables) on the drive, which can also contribute to the error. If you are prepared to lose all data, wipe the OS drive (unless you have a spare to test this theory and see if it is a hardware/motherboard related issue or just the original drive is suspect) and reinstall the OS onto it, without device drivers (just for now as you need to see if it will boot without any problems). If it does, your OS was probably corrupted and simply needed reinstalling. Then it's a matter of installing drivers, software and updates. However, if you get the same 'disk boot failure' error on reboot, then the HDD is most likely full of bad sectors which may be impossible to repair or recover - and therefore it may need to be replaced.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Feb 12, 2015

if it is plastic then one of the regular "super glue" thing will do.
If it is metal then soldering might be possible.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Jul 14, 2014

In compaq computers its the major problem thay always gone sound drivers u should make a cd or in pendrive setup for sound drivers download sound drivers realtek ac97 for compaq it will works download here--


Compaq Presario... | Answered on Jun 29, 2014

go to http://driverpacks.net/

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Oct 23, 2013

You should not have contact the manufacturer (microsoft)
one of these will help you

SP3 is the third and final service pack released for Microsoft Windows XP, and it eliminates many of the security holes that previously affected XP. While Microsoft recommends that users download SP3 using Windows Update, some users are unable to do so. However, it's easy to create a Windows XP SP3 installation CD; it requires only that you download the pack from the website and burn it to a CD-R/DVD-R using an ISO burner program.
Download the SP3 installation ISO by visiting the first link listed in the "Resources" section of this article. Save it to your Desktop. Download ImgBurn and save it to your Desktop. Double-click the installation executable for ImgBurn and click "Next." Follow the remaining onscreen prompts and click "Finish" to complete installation of ImgBurn. Insert a blank CD-R/DVD-R into your DVD drive. Open ImgBurn by going to "Start," "Programs" and "ImgBurn." Click "File," then "Browse for a source file." Navigate to your Desktop and select the SP3 ISO file. Click "Open." Click the blue "ISO to CD" button located on the bottom left of ImgBurn. The program will begin creating the Windows XP SP3 installation CD. This process may take anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes to complete depending on the speed at which the CD-R/DVD-R is being burned. Click "OK" once the CD-R/DVD-R has finished burning. You've successfully created a Windows XP SP3 installation CD.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2fcde6ce-b5fb-4488-8c50-fe22559d164e&displaylang=en XP PRO SP3 ISO Download the iso also download the imageburn http://www.imgburn.com/
http://windows-xp-pro-startup-disk.soft32.com/ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389 http://windows-xp-pro-startup-disk.soft32.com/free-download?gclid windows xp pro start up disc

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Compaq Presario... | Answered on Mar 12, 2013

Please be aware that Fixya is not a sales or sales comparisson site and linking products for promotional reasons is not permitted. I suggest you google "Cheap ram XXXXX" were xxxx is your geogrpahical location!

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Oct 07, 2012

The beeps are post during post the very first work is done by the ram,all the memory in the ram is first transferred to the hard disk,and remains active untill turned off.

make sure that your RAM modules and Cmos battery are securely seated

on some motherboards Cmos batteries are soldered in

Test all power and data leads that attach from motherboard to your hard drive IDE SATA

make sure they have a secure dust free connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty

if its a flat 40 pin ide it will be the first to fail

check the graphics card is seated properly with no dust in the socket you might have to remove it to check for dust reinstall it

restart your computer the found new hardware wizard should activate

a computer needs power and data to travel through every working device and to its continue its cycle and to have and end to function

make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd and floppy drive have secure make sure the connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty

a computer needs all electric current and computer data to travel to and through every working device and have an end to work properly so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error

also check the keyboard for secure dust free connection ps2 and or usb

hope this helps

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Oct 06, 2012

1- Press and hold the power button on your computer box/case/tower until it shuts down. 2- keep tap/click on "F8" botton while turning you computer on. 3- A black option with some text on it should appear 3- choose Safe Mode 4- go to "My Computer" and right Click on "C" drive and choose Properties 5- go to "Tools" then click "Check Now" button in the "Error Checking" box 6- tick "Automatic ..." then click "Start" 7- Click Shadule and restart your computer. 8- Do not click any thing utill teh utility checks your system If you still have the same problem then it means that you have a virus Download AVG Antivirus if you dont have antivirus program. Now restart your computer and do the step 2-3 and run your antivirus program to search for all "files and folder". Link to download AVG Antivirus: http://free3.grisoft.cz/filedir/inst/avg75free_488a1157.exe

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Sep 11, 2012

Required software and components for Internet Explorer 9 Installation

The installation of Windows Internet Explorer 9 includes the installation of additional prerequisite software and components based on the destination operating system.

Internet Explorer 9 will try to automatically install prerequisite software and components. If the installation of prerequisite software and components does not succeed

Internet Explorer 9 will not be installed. If this problem occurs you must manually install the prerequisite software and components that are described in the following sections.

Note Internet Explorer 9 might not automatically install prerequisite software and components if the installation of other updates is in progress or if a system restart is pending.

To determine whether installation of updates is in progress or a restart is pending, take the following action for your operating system:

On Windows 7, click Start, click Control Panel, choose Large icons or Small icons from the View by drop-down list, and then click Windows Update. On Windows Vista, click Security in Control Panel, and then click Windows Update.

If there is an update installation in progress allow the installation to complete before you try to install Internet Explorer 9.

If updates have been installed but the system has not yet restarted, restart your computer before you try to install Internet Explorer 9.

hope it helps

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Jun 14, 2012

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The jumper of the harddrive is usually located at the back of the harddrive. It could be a white or black plastic. All you need to do is put the the plastic to the PIN that corresponds to the slave access of the drive. There is a legend on top of the harddrive which will indicate which PIN is master, slave etc. MA stands for Master or stand alone. SL stands for slave. Please see pictures below.



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Compaq Presario... | Answered on Sep 11, 2011

check the jumper setting. jumper create this type of problem.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Sep 11, 2011

you can try re-installing the sound driver.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Sep 09, 2011

first try to add more data to it then try using nero to erase the data or try alcohol120% it worked for me

Compaq Presario... | Answered on May 03, 2011

If you need to install drivers.

Always get your drivers and specific software from the manufacturer of your Laptop, Notebook or Desktop. They are usually free of charge.

If you were to log on to the manufacturer's web site, usually one is able to download if available, by model number, All available Driver downloads as required.

If the driver is not available, perhaps your manufacturer does not support the OS you are installing.

This is the best way of ensuring up to date drivers for your system and they are free of charge!

I hope this helps

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Mar 25, 2011

In CMOS or windows?

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Mar 13, 2011

your windows need to be repaired. if you have dvd rom repaire it or make your pen drive bootable and repaire it, and one possible is that 10 % I feel the problem is with you motherboard.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Mar 01, 2011

Below is a link from newgg.com with a list of possible heatsink/cooler fans that will fit your machine. If you don't run heavy duty applications (ripping DVD's serious gaming) then a basic heatsink will work fine. If you do burn a lot of DVD's or are into serious, graphics intensive gaming, you may want to upgrade to a better unit. Newegg Heatsink
Best of luck!

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Feb 17, 2011

The computers compartibilties are ascertainable by powering on to observe the system features once settings are displayed. Also, connect hardwares to the computer to ascertain the condition of display since the manufacturer may least have recognised useer request to several device connection.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Feb 09, 2011

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