The max point reward for answering a question is Vasudev Oct 17, Hi, Unnecessary bios upgrades are dangerous, and if not done correctly, or wrong version is installed can make your computer useless. I have no option to boot from the USB port so I cant use a pin drive.
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Older Compaq Presario V2000... how to juice it up?
Should I bother putting a new processor in there? Compaq indicates on their website that upgrading the BIOS should cure the problem. But it ran fine for about five years, so don't take that as a bad sign. HP Pavillion dv - black screen. DatamongerSep 19, Yes, my password is: Though, if you're running most of the time at mhz, i don't think you'll really notice much if you went to all the trouble of a new processor.
Please enter a valid email address. Posted by Bob Ferguson on Aug 13, Suggest do not be so quick to toss compwq away.
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Best thing about this new service presarko that you are never placed on hold and prexario to talk to real repairmen in the US. Share This Page Tweet. Dec 19, Compaq Presario X Notebook. These models have been known for bad motherboards. Do not put the battery in at all.
Helpful 0 Not Helpful Flag. Hi, Unnecessary bios upgrades are dangerous, and if not done correctly, or wrong version is installed can make your computer useless. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions.
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The upgrade requires a floppy drive and this computer has no floppy drive. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
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That WD HD should be a very nice upgrade. Please assign your manual to a product: Let the computer sit with no battery for 24 hours. I have to take out the battery, remove ac cord, and hit power up button for 15 seconds often updats it wont start up.
Posted on Oct 29, Now, actually that "notebook" looks to me rather outdated. Older Compaq Presario V How can this be resolved.
How Can I Upgrade BIOS On An HP Compaq Presario 2175US?
Talk to a Technician Now! Do the following without the battery inserted. This model laptop came with a 60Gb hard disk and if you installed a much larger capacity hard disk then the BIOS cannot detect this hard disk.