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Solved: Wireless card for Compaq Presario 1930

Q: Solved: Wireless card for Compaq Presario 1930

I'm working on my friend's Compaq Presario 1930 laptop, an oldie with Win98SE. I had him buy this wireless card, but I can't install the drivers. According to the info with the card, it needs a minimum CPU of 500 Mhz and 128 MB RAM. The laptop only has around 300 Mhz CPU capability and 64 MB RAM.

So I'm hoping someone here has experience with older laptops and can recommend a card that will work with minimal resources.

Thanks in advance!

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Preferred Solution: Solved: Wireless card for Compaq Presario 1930

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Solved: Wireless card for Compaq Presario 1930

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Alright folks,
I'm working on my Mom's Compaq 98SE Laptop and want to add memory. I can't find specs on the mainboard anywhere, to determine what this board is capable of taking, before I try to order. When I run the CPU-Z utility on the system, it gives me the following... Mainboard manufacturer: Compaq, Model: 05D0h (TBD), Memory: 64 MBytes SDRAM (in one slot), Slots: 2, Processor: Intel Mobile Pentium II 433 MHz.
Does anyone have a website reference (or outright knowlegeable advice) that I can follow to locate the technical specs for this board? Any other particulars as well would be appreciated. I do know for a fact that Compaq systems are very persnickety about proprietary hardware and software even. Any hints would be welcome.

Dave Danger
 

A:Solved: Compaq Presario 1930 laptop (Memory?)

You need PC100 SODIMM. Maximum is 128Mb that you can put in it.

HP/COMPAQ Memory Details

$54.00 on the link above

Kingston's Website has a pricegrabber for you (shows competitive prices as well as theirs, a bit like Progressive )

HTH

~ Tidus4Yuna
 

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does anyone have or know where i can find the dip switch settings for a compaq presario 1930 laptop?
 

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I recently removed Win Vista from my Presario c700 and installed Win XP Pro. Now I cannot see the wireless card in the Device Manager. There are bunch of "yellowed" devices including one called unknown device. Of course, I cannot access the internet or my other computers from the laptop. However, if I hardwire the laptop to the router, it works fine.
I have Dlink wireless router and two PCs hardwired to it. My roommate has a laptop and it works fine with the wireless network. Any suggestions to fix my problems.

Thanks people.

Manjitss
 

A:Solved: Compaq Presario c700: Unable to see wireless card in device manager

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I have a Compaq presario. I bought it about 11 months ago and I am having my first real problem with it. I was using my wirless card the other day and it worked fine. I turned the computer off properly and when I turned it back on later the next day the card did not work. The driver doesn't even exist. I have re installed the drivers and still nothing. I have a switch in the front of my computer which is red when the card is off and blue when the card is on. When I switch the card into the on position nothing happens. It stays red. I have restored it to last months back up and it still doesn't exist. please help me!!!
 

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It seems the whole hp line has something wrong with the cards because I have sent this one in for a card replacement(which had the same symptoms) and I have a hpdv9410us with a broken card to(I doubt the motherboard is broken on that to). What can I do to fix the computer?

I have flashed the bios and installed latest card drivers I am not paying 259 dollars to hp to fix this pos -.-
 

A:Compaq Presario f572us Wireless Card Issue

Wireless is the only issue with it? I'd just install a PCMCIA or USB card - simple, cheap, dependable - minor hassle with it sticking out the side, but over all a very simple and affordable solution.
 

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New to PC. I have just received a Compaq Pressario SR5113WM and need to install a wireless card. I am not sure what I would be looking for. Type of card and how to install. Thanks.
 

A:Wireless Internet card for Compaq Presario desktop

You need a standard USB wireless device like this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833212006

Install the software and plug it into a USB port when told to by on-screen instructions. Secure the wireless network by providing a password. Done... Simple
 

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I am attempting to replace, not upgrade, the wireless card from my Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX notebook. It seems that the only place to put the white antenna is in the same hole where the screw goes, which doesn't work. What am I doing incorrectly? Please inform step by step. Thanks so much.
 

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So title says it all, whats the best graphic card that can fit my presario DESKTOP pc?
I currently have a geforce g210 card inserted.
 

A:Solved: Best available graph card for compaq presario

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250u Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3835 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 943678 MB, Free - 889922 MB; F: Total - 476268 MB, Free - 395659 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0DPRF9 , A00, ..CN747670A602M6.
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

I like to use a wireless mouse with my new laptop occasionally. Whenever I unplug usb adapter and replug, the laptop wants to install the drivers. I take the adapter out sometimes so it doesn't get broken off with a stupid move - if it's not possible to synchronize, I'll just have to live with the installation of drivers all the time. My 2nd question is - is that ok to do?
 

A:Solved: Synchronize wireless mouse to compaq presario

I use a Microsoft Mobile Mouse 6000, which has a reciever that only protrudes from the side of my laptop about 1/4". This is used on a Dell Ispiron 1525. When I do unplug it and plug it back in it activates the driver. But this is not detrimental to the system at all. I do not like using touch pads so I normally leave this reciever plugged in all the time even when I bag my laptop up for transport.
 

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I just finished a re-install of XP on a Compaq Presario 2100 Laptop, Now I have no wireless access capabilities what so ever.. I don't even see a switch to turn the antenna on.. And there is no wireless card to enable via the GUI in network connections. The LAN card works fine. And They said it did have wireless access before I did the re-install. I have a feeling I am making a simple mistake, Such as turning the antenna on, via a control / F? button, However I do not see any antenna logo's, switches or lights of any kind.. As always appreciate your input..
 

A:Solved: No wireless nic found in compaq presario 2100 laptop

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Hello everyone , Is there any upgrade for the Wi-Fi Card , and if not , does it good to use USB mobile broadband adapter ? Thanks and have a nice weekend

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Cant find the neccessary drivers for the internet have been here

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=3559331#N337

None of the drivers for ethernet or my wireless card work ???

This is a friends latop they had a virus so i reformatted and now no internet via wirless or wired
any help appreciated.

The virus was a virut file infecter virus so i was afraid to save any of the drivers for fear of reinfection.

Edit:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2330 @ 1.60GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1525 Mb
Graphics Card: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter, 5 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 102547 MB, Free - 89975 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 30D9, 83.21, CND80437PP
Antivirus: None

If any more info is needed let me know!!!
 

A:Solved: Laptop Compaq Presario C700 (from HP Compaq)

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I have a Compaq Presario 700 to which I added a Netgear MA111 wireless adaptor. The systray icon tells me I am connected with a strong signal, but I cannot get onto the internet, nor can I see any wireless networks when I follow the help instructions - everythings seems grayed out.

I know the name of the network I can join and the password for it, but I never seem to be able to find a way to do this - which I think is why I am not able to connect. I am not a complete novice, but I am a very frustrated one. Is there something in a config or other system file I need to do to be able to see wireless networks? Any help is appreciated
 

A:Can't see wireless networks - Compaq Presario

Dont use the Netgear software to connect, use the windows zero configuration to do this. I have never liked the connection software that netgear uses. You can do this by opening the network connections (Start>Control PAnel>Network Connections) and right click your wireless card, then select "View available wireless networks. If it gives you a prompt saying that the Windows Zero Configuration is disabled, go to Start>Run and type Services.msc, then hit ok. Find in the list Windows Zero Configuration and right click it. Select "Start", then open the "View Available" again. Post results
 

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Hi,

I'm using Presario V6000z with Windows XP Sp2. Some days ago, I "hibernate" it, and then wake it up. Waited for so long but the wireless LED never turn blue again. In the Device Manager there's no list item called Broadcom in Network Adapters like before. The specification at www.hp.com: http://search.hp.com/redirect.html?...io+v6000&oc=3230698&oc=3230698&ocr=21&ocrs=21

Please tell me how to fix it? Is it possible to replace the wireless card/chip only or I have to replace the mainboard?

I switched off the wireless slider, installed the driver for it. Then I searched in the C:\Windows and saw this file, bw.log. In this file, it said the broadcom is detected, don't know why it doesn't appear in the Device Manager.

02 2272: --- Log Start ---, "CROGRA~1COMMON~1INSTAL~1Engine6INTEL3~1IKernel.exe", Version 4.100.15.5, PID 2272
02 2272: SetupStatusRun( ""C:SWSetupSP34152Abcmwls32.exe" install Registry homol.loc.0009 ", "C:WINDOWSbcmwl.log" )
02 1680: --- Log Start ---, "C:SWSetupSP34152Abcmwls32.exe", Version 4.100.15.5, PID 1680
02 1680: Setup command: '"C:SWSetupSP34152Abcmwls32.exe" install Registry homol.loc.0009 '
02 1680: Current thread locale 0x0409, setting to 0x0409
02 1680: PackagePresent( "SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallBroadcom 802.11b Network Adapter", "UpgradeString", "Crogram FilesBroadcomBroadcom 802.1... Read more

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Ho cambiato da poco casa, mantenendo però sempre un modem fastweb. Il modello del modem è uguale a quello della vecchia casa, ma hanno cambiato il modem dandomene uno nuovo e il mio Compaq Presario CQ60 non si connette più a internet ma solo al modem. Nel centro connessioni mi dice Rete non identificata. Ho provato a spegnere e accendere il modem e a installare diversi driver ma niente ha funzionato. Cosa posso fare?

A:Wireless Compaq Presario CQ60 Driver

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Hi i need help ! Fast please i have a compaq presario CQ62 and wireless dont worki installed driver for wireless but dont workis a BIOS problem? or anithing alsePlease i need help ! Fast !Thanks, AlexSorry for my bad english !FAST!Update> i enter in device maneger and network controler is not installedhardware ids >PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8171&SUBSYS_1467103C&REV_10PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8171&SUBSYS_1467103CPCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8171&CC_028000PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8171&CC_0280













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A:Wireless Problem Compaq Presario CQ62 220 sv Here is the sol...

Hi, First, download and reinstall the Chipset driver on the link below. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp46501-47000/sp46940.exe When this has completed, restart the notebook. When windows has fully reloaded, download and install the Realtek WLAN Driver on the following link. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp46501-47000/sp46673.exe Regards, DP-K

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Hello world,Recently I've bought a 2nd hand Compaq Presario C500 machine for the insane amount of ?25. I had some ram laying around so I buffed it to 2 gigabytes and decided it will do juuuust fine as a replacement for my almost dead Acer Travelmate 2420 laptop which was used as a small server. Replaced the 80 gigs drive with 800 gigs one. Installed everything I needed - great. Laptop is flying it.System: Host: andrzejl.eu Kernel: 4.6.3-1-ARCH i686 (32 bit gcc: 6.1.1) Desktop: N/A dm: N/A Distro: Arch LinuxMachine: System: Hewlett-Packard (portable) product: Presario C500 (GC193PA#ABG) v: F.24 Chassis: type: 10Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 30C6 v: 78.10 Bios: Hewlett-Packard v: F.24 date: 04/25/2007The only thing that I didn't liked about it was / is the wireless card.Network: Card-1: Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN driver: b43-pci-bridge bus-ID: 06:00.0 chip-ID: 14e4:4311So I've decided to replace it. Mainly because its a) B43 chipset b) not working with N band.I've purchased this card:http://www.ebay.ie/itm/300893674625?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AITWhen it arrived I quickly popped the little hatch at the bottom of the laptop, swapped the cards and was pretty dang happy with myself just until I saw the fadoodled "104 - Unsupported wireless network device detected. System halted ? remove the device and restart? error.        So I've decided to upgrade BIOS from version F.15 to version F.24 to see if... Read more

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I recently changed the house, but always keeping a fastweb modem. The modem model is the same as that of the old house but they changed the modem giving me a new one and my Compaq Presario CQ60 no longer connects to the Internet, but only to the modem. Connection's network tells me that the network is not identified and internet doesn't work. I tried to power cycle the modem and install different drivers but nothing worked. What can I do?

A:Wireless Compaq Presario CQ60 Driver

Hi: Your notebook probably has the Atheros AR5007 wireless network adapter. If it does (you can verify by going to the device manager, click to expand the Network Adapters device category to see the name and model number of the wireless network adapter), installing this driver normally resolves that problem... ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp54501-55000/sp54972.exe

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how do i turn on the wireless capability on compaq presario notebook CQ56-115DX  ?

A:how do i turn on the wireless capability on compaq presario ...

Press F12 key on the Notebook to turn ON/OFF the wireless. If the light turns amber in color its OFF , and if light is white it means wireless is ON

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above.

also: I just got a DVD burner that works on USB 2, and my computer doesnt have USB 2 if I buy the PCI slot, will it work

I have a compaq presario 6000 with nforce 1 chipset. it's pretty old---2002

thanks a lot.
 

A:Will a USB 2.0 PCI card work with my Compaq presario 6000? thanks

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My video has went completely out and since it's built into the motherboard is there any graphics cards I can purchase and install to over write it? I know how to install them I just need to know which one is compatible with my computer.
 

A:New graphics card for a Compaq Presario SR5113WM

Your computer has a X16 PCI-E slot for a video card, so you should have a large selection of video cards to choose from. The problem you'll run into is room in your case, and you have an underpowered 250W power supply. You'll need at least a good 450W power supply and video card that fit in your case. Pretty much any video card you purchase will be significantly more powerful than your old built-in video chip.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127611

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151074

The above should do. I'm not 100% on the size of the power supply. It may or may not fit inside your case. I'm very sure the video card will fit.
 

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Well I have a Compaq Presario SR5113WM which was bought from Wal-Mart for a relatively low price. It's a pretty low-end computer so I really need a new graphics card for it. I know if I got one it would probably require getting a new PSU also, so does anyone have any suggestions on a good graphics card that would be compatible with my computer? Games I'm looking to play would be Counter-Strike: Source, TF2, L4D, Killing Floor, etc..Most valve games. Thank you in advance for any help. Nothing extremely graphics heavy like Crysis or Unreal Tourney 3
Processor- AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3600+ 1.90GHz
Ram- 1GB
32 Bit OS
 

A:Need a New Graphics Card for a Compaq Presario SR5113WM

4770 $109 sounds best, though at the moment, most seem sold out. 4670 AT $70 is also great.
As for the powersupply, you do probably need a new one:
Antec earthwatts EA430 430W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.0 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Retail or a CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX 400W ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Retail.
 

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Hey dudes, i was wondering if you could help me figure out what's going on here, though i might already have a guess, i'd like to get opinions as well as solving matters.

I'm helping my friend solve a problem with her laptop where her Compaq Presario v3119AU suddenly just stopped detecting the wireless card, even in device manager.

Now, we've tried reformatting, running it in linux or win vista and I've even gone so far as to take out her wireless card to test it in my laptop, and to test mine on hers only to get the same results, that the card isn't detected in her compaq, whereas her Broadcom Wireless works on my ASUS laptop...

I'm suspecting that over time of her using the laptop on the bed or so that the board has somewhat cook off... probably... any input on this? so far the only option i see now is to head it back to compaq...
 

A:Wireless issue on Compaq Presario v3000 Series

hamsteyr, i'm sorry, this is first symptoms of northbridge dying(nv6150go). the problem is that nv6150go makes some disturbances in pci-ex bus,and thus preventing the wireless card from detection. well, you an try to update your bios, it may help. i had 10 or 20 cases like this in my repairing practice. 5 laptops were cured(completely?) with BIOS reflashing. the others - nv6150go/nf-spp100 replacing.
 

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Hi

I have been given an old(ish) Compaq Presario C700 Notebook PC by a friend and whilst it appears to connect to my Belkin wireless router it cannot connect to the internet. My wireless network is located by the notebook but there is a red X between the "unidentified network" and the internet symbol.

I have tried to connect before and after reformatting the notebook but to no avail. I have looked at a number of threads here and tried a few things suggested for other people with a similar issue but nothing works. I have restarted the router numerous times as well but still no luck.

The PC I am using to post this is connected via the same router and is working fine so what am I doing wrong?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Also not sure how to network the notebook and this PC as well.

Cheers T
 

A:Wireless/ internet connection issue with Compaq presario

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Hey.
I am looking to upgrade the gaming graphics on my laptop because it simply sucks for gaming. I have a Compaq Presario V6000 (not the greatest laptop i know) and cant afford a new one so i thought i would just upgrade. Unfortunatly i have not got a clue when it comes to the inside of computers so any help would be much appreciated.



Cheers
 

A:Graphics Card for Compaq Presario V6000 Laptop

It is highly likely that your laptop has imbedded video on the motherboard and it cannot be upgraded. All you can do is max out the SYSTEM RAM and install a larger faster hard drive
 

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Hi All,
I am planning to get a HDMI card for compaq presario SR1030Z. Googled but in vain. Your suggestions will be helpful.Thanks
 

A:HDMI graphic card for Compaq Presario SR1030Z

This link may give you some ideas.

http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/how-to-connect-your-laptoppccomputer-to-your-tv/
 

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I have a Geforce 8400 in my Compaq Presario SR5450F, but I'm a gamer of sorts and this video card doesn't work with a lot of the games I want to play. I was looking at the Geforce 9500, but it requires 350W and the power supply in my computer is only 250W. Is there any graphics card that will work in my computer for games such as The Sims 3 and Starcraft II? Could I get a new power supply that will support the Geforce 9500 AND fit in my computer? I was planning on getting the parts from Newegg.com if they'll even work. Thanks very much in advance for an input!
 

A:Upgrading a Compaq Presario SR5450F graphics card

The thing with companies like HP, Dell, etc. is their cases are designed so that they try to force the buyer to go through them for upgrades costing considerably more $.

Measure your power supply's dimensions and we'll take it from there. Also, make sure your motherboard can handle an upgrade to this card.

Can you link us to your system?
 

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hello everyone.i have very little knowledge about laptop hardware and this is why i am posting here.
i have a compaq presario v6000 and it has been running fine for the past couple of years.a while back it started making noises and started heating up,but it never self booted or shutdown by itself.i had planned to get it serviced and clean its fan etc but it got delayed..2 days back,when i tried turning it on, it just wouldn't.i mean i switch on the power,i see the volume and power LEDs turned on but the screen wont appear.
i believe its graphics card has burned up or something. i have dropped it off the repair shop and all that they are doing is just scaring me saying that the graphics card can't be replaced as it is;the entire motherboard has to be changed.and even if the card could be changed,it wouldn't give any guarantee of not burning up again
so guyz here is my question: can the graphics card of a Compaq Presario V6000 notebook be replaced?i donot know which model it is but i guess its the default card that comes with every notebook of the said model.
i would really appreciate a quick response as i need an urgent verdict.i can not afford an entire new motherboard at this time but i need to work on the laptop..
 

A:Dead graphics card on Compaq Presario V6000

I think the shops advise is most probably correct. I've been unable to confirm this for certain but in general 90% of laptops have the graphics card integrated into the motherboard, so if the graphics have failed then it has to be a new mobo.

The overheating was probably caused by a faulty fan or dust build up. This could also have damaged the CPU. Considering the cost of replacement your best bet would be a new PC.

I have read some reports that the V6000 had known problems with faulty soldering on the graphics chips. So, there is just a slim chance you might be able to find an electronics expert who could check the solderiing but it is micro soldering to say the least.
 

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OK guys, im still learning here so be easy on me here.

I have an old Compaq Presario v5000 Desktop, I no longer have the original monitor for the screen, which seemed to some control the sound, ive read in other threads its VIA 646a?.

Anyway, before I get too lost, Can I simply throw in a sound card under the current graphics card, there appears to be a slot here? all the original sound is through the motherboard..
 

A:Compaq Presario v5000 Desktop.. Sound Card?

HP Drivers: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic100655.html
 

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I just bought a compaq presario cq5320f computer and i am wanting to upgrade the video card. Im kinda new to the hardware end of things and was wondering if any body had any ideas for a power supply and video card that would be easy on the low budget side of things. Any help would be very much appreciated! Here are my specs as listed on newegg.com.
Brand COMPAQ Series Presario Model CQ5320F(AY030AA#ABA) Recommended Usage Home / Home Office Processor AMD Athlon II X2 240(2.8GHz) Processor Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor Cache Per Processor 2MB L2 Cache Memory 3GB DDR3 1333 Hard Drive 500GB SATA Optical Drive 1 SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE Graphics with 256MB integrated shared graphics memory. Up to 1407MB Total Available Graphics Memory as allocated by Windows 7 Audio Sound card - Integrated Ethernet 10/100Base-T network interface Keyboard Compaq USB keyboard Mouse Compaq USB optical mouse Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Motherboard Chipset NVIDIA nForce MCP61P Chipset CPU CPU Type Athlon II X... Read more

A:compaq presario CQ5320f upgrade video card?

Try the Windows Compatibility Center for finding compatible hardware: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/com...s/default.aspx.

Cheers,
Tara
Windows Outreach Team

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well i am new to the site and want to know... that what kind of video card that well fit my computer.... it a Compaq presario 6000..

thanks
-chris
 

A:What kind of a graphics card for Compaq Presario 6000?

Hello and Welcome to Techspot!!

I couldn't find much info about your computer.
Open it, and take a look at the mobo (motherboard ), if you see only slots like these, you only have standard PCI slots:

If you see a slot like this brown one (not necessarily brown, can be another color), then you have an AGP slot:

If you're lucky enough, and have a long slot like this one, you have a PCI-Express slot:

What kind of slot do you have?
If you've only have standard PCI slots, check this great thread by Vnf4ultra:
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51437.html

Regards :wave:
 

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im going to school right now and im taking a 3d animation class and i finally got the program ive been using in class which is "Maya" it runs good on my compaq presario sr1630nx but it seems to be choppy at times with a little lag my instructor says to get a graphics card. so i was wondering what would be a great graphics card thats compatible with my system for 3d animation and some pc games. right now the graphics card my system is running is a ATI Radeon Xpress 200 i would also like to have two monitors running on my system so i could have maya on one screen and a picture reference on the second screen.

A:compatible graphics card for my compaq presario sr1630nx

HP doesn't list what it has for a power supply here,

Compaq Presario SR1630NX Desktop PC Product Specifications - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

but going on how HP likes to put in a power supply that is just powerful enough to run the system as it is out of the box, I'm guessing that it will be something in the 250-300W range. If that is what it is (only way to find out is pop the side off and see what it shows on the label), then a new power supply is also going to be needed.

With that in mind, how much are you looking to spend?

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Does a Compaq Presario (Pentium 4) have any video card slots?

I ran that cpu-z program and under graphics interface its all grey...not sure if that means I have no slots, or if my integrated 82845g Graphics controller has something to do with it
 

A:Does a Compaq Presario 6000 have any video card slots?

Very easy to find out. Unhook all the cables and then set the tower on a clean surface, there are usually screws or thumbscrews holding the side pannels into place(when your look at the front of the tower take the pannel on the left side off) unscrew those and pull the pannel off. BEFORE TOUCHING ANYTHING ground yourself on something metal like a fosit or the inside of your case(not the inner parts just case) Now look a the expansion slots, if you see a slot that is set further back than the others it is a graphics expansion port - if its the same size roughly as the others but setback its AGP - if its longer and setback its PCI express. Now put the side pannel back on - hook up the cables and you're good to go.
 

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Hi,

I have a Compaq Presario C300 notebook. I have excellent strength connection to the wireless connection at home (and if I try to plug in the cable, the wired connection works too). However, when I open a browser (IE and Firefox), it does not connect and comes with the standard error message of "...site could be temporarily busy, ...check your computer's network connection,......if your computer's network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web."

I tried reinstalling the network driver, also the firewall settings but no luck. I have no clue how to solve this problem because my other laptop and PC are working perfectly fine and so I feel it is THIS laptop's problem.

Thanks in advance,
Suad2407
 

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I'm not sure if this belongs in Drivers or here, but I'm having an issue with the video drivers on my laptop. It's an HP Compaq Presario V6000 series,v6205 according to the limited tech support I received.
The laptop was purchased in '06 and originally ran Windows Vista, however I upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit a couple of days ago, and have had an issue finding compatible drivers, namely a driver for my nVidia graphics card. HP's website has the drivers for XP and Vista, but want to charge me to get 7 compatible drivers (59.99 for a one-time use). I've read on other forums that it is possible to take the non-manufacturer drivers and modify the .INF files to work, but I'm inexperienced with that sort of stuff. Can anyone offer some advice or walk me through this? The card is an nVidia GeForce 6150. If there are any other details I've left out, I'd be happy to add them. Thanks in advance.
EDIT: In the event that I can't secure the proper drivers, does anyone know if Linux is an option for such a machine? Or would the same driver issues be present?

A:Compaq Presario Windows 7 upgrade, can't use nVidia card drivers

Try these drivers,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 285.62 WHQL

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Hello, all.

I am trying to install an ATI Rage 128 Pro 32MB PCI video card in my old Compaq Presario 7594 Desktop with onboard video running Win98. I have tried installing the card and the drivers and deleting the old drivers in just about every possible combination. Here's the problem - when the card is installed, I get no video on the monitor at all, even when the monitor is connected to the onboard video connector. The only setting in the BIOS that seems to have anything to do with video is under Advanced>PCI Devices>[Onboard] VGA. The default setting here seems to be "Disabled," but the only user-selectable settings are IRQ 3, 5, or 11.

The ATI driver installation program will not complete the install if the card is not in the slot, so I have installed the generic PCI Display Adapter driver, still with no luck.

I want to get this @!$% card installed so my son can play his sim games on this machine instead of my VAIO laptop.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Jason
 

A:Compaq Presario 7594 - ATI Rage 128 Pro video card install - lil' help?

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Compaq Presario 2200 laptop is not booting to Windows XP.

I get an error message right after the Windows XP loading screen (the screen with the loading bar). After the loading screen it goes blank for a few seconds, and finally to a BSOD that says "The Video Driver Failed to Initialize". After that appears, it starts the whole process again.

I tried Windows Recovery. I can't safe mode it, and choosing previous working settings doesn't work either.

Help, please?
 

A:Video Card Failed to Initialize Compaq Presario 2200 Not Working

Did you try a Windows recovery or was it a System Restore? Have you tried 'Last Known Good Configuration'?

Upon boot tap the F8 key and when the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked), and then press ENTER.

If it works try updating your video driver.
 

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Hi Guys,

I Have a Compaq Presario SR1000 and I ended up getting a virus on the machine. Now I cant boot in to windows or safemode, but I know the harddrive is partitioned.

I dont have the manual or boot disks for the computer anymore, does anyone know the command for these machines to access the partion?

any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Compaq Presario

The manual doesn't say .. But I'd try the F10 key at Bootup.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=407663&

You can also Email HP support and see if they know ...
... and If you can still get the recovery CDs ..
[email protected]

Does this computer have a sticker on the side .. or somewhere ....
That tells the M$ product code for the operating system installed ???
 

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so my compaq presario cq62 is not turning on
it is not turning on since te socket for charger is broken and its one of those
laptops where it cant run on battery alone.
any solutions short of taking it in and paying money?
i have some spare desktop computer case could i use those?
if i could what equipment and how would i do it?
 

A:Solved: compaq presario no power

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Hi, there, I have an old Pentium 2 Compaq Presario (series CM0202).
I want to re-use the tower, to put together a PC from spares that I have. I have an AS rock K8 upgrade-VM800, Micro ATX mobo and a compatable Athlon 64 2.0GHz CPU.
The tower, has a removable mobo tray, thing is it does not appear to correspond to any of the ATX measurements.
Is it possible to replace the mobo tray, with a micro ATX compatable tray, and also buy a back plate suitable for the aforementioned Mobo?
Any help would be greatly appreciated
Regards,
Jon-Paul
 

A:Solved: Re-using Compaq presario, Tower

Compaq or any of the other big pc manufacturers make their cases propriety to their hardware (so you can't buy from anyone else)
It will probably be easier to get a new replacement ATX case
 

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Hi. I have a problem with a Compaq Presario running XP Home. I took the CD player out and cleaned out broken pieces of a CD that was destroyed in it. I got it cleaned out, put back together and now the pc won't boot up. I don't know what went wrong. Cleaning the CD player was quite easy and went back together okay. I hooked all of the wires up the way they were.
On the front of this computer, there are two lights. One on the left which is green, and one on the right which is orange. Normally, when the power button is pushed, the green light comes on first, then the orange light comes on during the loading process. You can see the boot process on the monitor.
Now, after hooking it back up today, when the power button is pushed, the green light comes on, then the orange one comes on and goes back off after a moment. The green light stays on. Nothing at all shows up on the monitor, not even a blinking cursor -- it just stays blank. It stays that way indefinitely -- nothing.
The monitor light is on so it is apparently getting power, but shows nothing. I'm sure the monitor is hooked up correctly; it can only be plugged in one way.
While I had everything unhooked and was cleaning the CD player, I plugged the CD player back in for a moment and plugged in the power cord to the pc and pushed the power button. The power came on and allowed me to eject the empty tray. I did this to get the tray out of the way so I could clean beneath it. I tried to turn the power back off... Read more

A:Solved: Compaq Presario won't boot up

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This is a mess I hope someone can help me clean up!

PC with problem is a compaq presario Intel Celeron 500/66mz, windows98SE. CD-RW should be E: drive DVD should be F: drive
Was told the DVD drive was shot. (I'm coming in on the tail end of this problem) so it was replaced &tested. Customer called & said that the tech took the wrong CD out & he left the old burner in. He removed old dvd & replaced it with the old cd-rw. Customer calls and says that the cd-rw no longer works. So I have the PC back in the shop again.

Neither drive appears to work although the power works fine on both--open & closing drawer. At one time the cd-r did recognize a disk...but only once & when I took out the disk to try another, it wouldn't read it again. The DVD doesn't even have a drive letter now.

ide cable to mobo is f drive first. e drive last. power supply is p2 f drive, p3 e drive. both appear to be pinned as slave drives. do not see anything in compaq setup to modify the cd settings.
 

A:Solved: cd-rw & dvd in compaq presario win98

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A friend recently handed me a Compaq Presario 2100 -- a circa 2005 laptop computer running XP -- and asked if I could "rejuvenate" it. I agreed to try. He didn't even have a transformer for it, so I had to use the one for my Win 7 Toshiba laptop.

After doing a huge cleanup of the HD (removed lots of old programs, installed and ran CCleaner, Avast!, SuperAntiSpyware, Auslogics Defragger, etc.), the computer seems to work OK, but despite all the cleaning and defragging, is very slow. It would, though, be suitable for an underprivileged child who only wanted to use it for e-mail and Web surfing. But before we can give it to anybody, we need to remove all traces of the names of the former owners. I deleted their User Accounts, but they remain named under Documents & Settings. Windows does not allow you to delete or change the name(s) on user folders under D&S, not even in Safe Mode. So my first question is, is there any way to do that without rendering Windows unworkable? If not, am I going to have to reformat the HD and reinstall Win XP? I have a Win XP CD, so can do that, but do NOT have the driver CD. Is it possible to install Win XP so it's operable and thereafter download the drivers from HP's Web site?
 

A:Solved: Reformat an old Compaq Presario

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I have an old Compaq Presario (SR1215CL) AMD 3000+, 120GB, 512mb ram (pc2700) Windows XP SP3, that I added 512mb of RAM to. I used a stick from a Dell Optiplex SX260. It says 2700U on the stick and I figured it would work. (Stupid Me!!) The PC sees the memory, but my USB ports and Ethernet have gone away. I went to Control Panel and tried System, but Device Manager comes up blank as if there isn't anything there. I removed the stick with no change. Any help is appreciated!! Reset CMOS via F1 to no avail....
 

A:Solved: Compaq Presario RAM issues, USB and net gone

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I erased the bios on a Compaq Presario 5340. Now I need to find a bios for it again. Compaq's site is no help at all.

Does anyone know where I could find one?

(my problem is that it will not boot to the HD. it will only go to the floppy disk with a program called KillDisk on it. i connected the HDs to a different computer and it worked fine without the floppy and booted to the OS. and yes the HD is first for boot order.)
 

A:Solved: BIOS for Compaq Presario 5340

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