I have to take out the battery, remove ac cord, and hit power up button for 15 seconds often or it wont start up. Datamonger , Sep 19, And linux will run on it, but I could never get ubuntu to recognize the Broadcom wifi card in it. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer:
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I'd imagine it's either older than you think it is, or not as slow as you think it is. Backup your data before flashing the BIOS, as there is a possibility it can disable it.
Helpful 0 Not Helpful Flag. Posted on Jun 07, Do you already have prdsario account? I didn't even know the V came in anything slower than 1. Do the following without the battery inserted.
I have an older 2 years ish V laptop from Compaq. See what Socket Turions are selling for on eBay. There is not much you can do Computer workes fine on ac power. Apple and Mac OS X. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. Leave the memory in the computer, hard drive removed, try to power on. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya.
I have no option to boot from the USB port so I cant use a pin drive. Posted by Bob Ferguson on Aug 13, Vasudev Oct 17, Posted on Oct 29, My personal recommendation for OS would be Windows, but if you so choose to use Linux, then by all means, go for it.
Hi, Unnecessary bios upgrades are dangerous, and if not done correctly, or wrong version is installed can make your computer useless. I've never heard of that.
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How Can I Upgrade BIOS On An HP Compaq Presario 2175US?
I had one bought new in January '06 comapq was a 1. How do you know when you need change it. Click "Add" to insert your video. If you can get a good deal on a ML40 or higher, maybe, but even then it's a low priority.
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Older Compaq Presario V I think you might have a faster processor than you think you do. Pintu Oct 23, at 4: Nov 12, Biso Presario U Notebook. Hopefully this will work.
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