HP/Compaq :: FAN Always On- CQ61

Nov 24, 2009

recently i bought this HP Compaq CQ61. inside BIOS there's a setting "Fan always on" and currently it sets at "On" as it keeps the fan constantly running. my question is, is it ok if i set it to "disable" hoping it will come at different temp? is it a good idea? just want to confirm. as long as i dont want to hear annoying fan noises, but the same time doesnt want to screw my motherboard?

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HP/Compaq :: Installing XP On CQ61 After W7

Feb 26, 2010

I'm trying to install XP on my machine after I fried old HD that had W7 installation. I bought new HD but i only have XP CD so i figured I'll install XP so far to get the PC up and ruining, and upgrade to W7 once i find by back-up CD.

My new HD is picked up by machine, and CD starts with installation, copying files from the CD, but only up to the point where it is supposed to start with windows installation.

At that point I get blue screen and message telling me i do not have HD or it is incorrectly installed and that I should run check disk. I've run BIOS scan, and HD is present and scans OK. Is it possible that previous install of W7 is memorized somewhere in BIOS and it is not allowing me to install XP even though HD is blank and brand new?

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HP/Compaq :: Presario CQ61-305SA CPU Upgrade

Nov 29, 2009

just wondering about doing a CPU upgrade on the above laptop, the current CPU is an AMD Sempron M100. I'm not to up on my AMD cpu's so not sure what the best upgrade would be. Also, what does the bios support, as there are many CPU's that will fit the S1 socket, but I guess not all will be supported in the bios, so does anyone have any knowledge on this.

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HP/Compaq :: System Recovery Failed CQ61

Feb 1, 2010

My Compaq Presario CQ61-110SA kept on crashing wiht the blue screen error so yesterday i had some time on my hands so i thought I would do a full system recovery in order to stop this nuisence from happening, however I wish I had read the problems associated with the HP recovery manager first as now I have no OS and a recovery manager that dosn't work.

At the moment I am using the recovry manger pre installed on the hard drive however it gets to installing the drivers, and after about an hour a pop up comes up for about half a second saying a about a driver install or dont install (it looks similair to th etype of pop up on vista when a new program wants to run) however due to it poping up so quickly and then going I cannot see what the actual driver is let alone choose an option, after this it says recovery has failed the error code c:system.savlogsBurnBootwarn.log it states the error was detected during PINIST_BBV , when i opened the log file it seemed all the drivers had succeded but [mini_FBI] resilt failed, I have tried doing the recovery with the wireless button on as I heard this could be the cause but still it didn't work, I have recovery discs that i burned however My laptop wont seem to boot fom disk even though I have changed the BIOS and put harddrive at the bottom and the disc at the top.

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HP/Compaq :: CQ61-220SA- Specs For Game

Feb 6, 2010

I have a Compaq CQ61-220SA Laptop with a 1.8 GHz Intel Celeron DualCore Mobile Processor T3000 cpu and Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD Graphics on which I have Win 7 32 bit.

I've bought a copy of Red Alert 3 which states that it needs an Intel P4 2.6GHz cpu for Vista and 256MB Graphics with a NVidia Geforce G800 or greater chipset or an ATI Radeon X800 or greater chipset.

The shop has said as long as I don't break the seal on the game I can return it if it's not compatible with my laptop and so I need some advice please as to whether the specs I've got are sufficient to run this game?

if this laptop will run this game?

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HP Compaq CQ61 Networking :: Laptop Won't Connect To The Internet - Windows 7

May 30, 2013

My computer crashed and i had to restore it to factory settings. I then successfully connected it to the internet but now it wont.

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HP Compaq Presario CQ61 Recovery :: Lost Admin BIOS Password

Oct 2, 2014

I have an COMPAQ PRESARIO CQ61 and suddenly is asking me for the admin bios passwordAfter 3 failure trials, it shows a code "76317137".

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HP Compaq Presario CQ61 :: Removing Power Lead - Laptop Immediately Dies

Oct 24, 2014

I have replaced my laptop battery and the icon now indicates 100% available but plugged in charging.On removing the power lead the laptop immediately dies.Should I have done something about callibration when installing the battery?

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HP Presario CQ61 Display :: Connect To TV Via HDMI Under Windows 7

Oct 29, 2014

How to connect my Presario CQ61 Notebook to a Philips TV via HDMI under Windows 7. I checked the settings in the control pannel  in Windows 7 and set them to multiple displays. Under the NVIDIA control panel I cloned the displays. Nothing happens,  black screen on the TV with "no signal" message. The Notebook is recognizing the TV correctly by the way.

I already spent 2 hours on this. Tried various articles online, but nothing seems to work. The HDMI cable is OK. I successfully connected a Playstation console to the TV. Seems it's not a hardware issue, but something with the settings of my notebook.

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HP Presario CQ61 OS/Software :: Recovery Manager Hangs

Jul 11, 2009

I've just attempted to burn my recovery discs, currently stalled after burning disc 1 of 3 with the message:

"Re-insert the disc you have just written and close the tray"
 
Did that an hour ago. Nothing new since. Looks the same as this problem [URL]......
 
Machine is a Presario CQ61, OS is vista home premium.

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HP/Compaq :: Compaq Presario- Wireless Failed

Mar 27, 2009

I have got Notebook Compaq Presario.. I cant connect to the internet using the wireless connection.. the reason is that i accidentally did some operations, and cannot switch on the light on the front panel of the notebook.. it does not work, i mean the light of the wireless connection button does not light.... I turned off something...

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HP/Compaq :: Can We Change Processor Of Hp Compaq Presario Which Is Having Amd Processor Right Now

Mar 24, 2010

Can We Change Processor Of Hp Compaq Presario Which Is Having Amd Processor Right Now

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HP/Compaq :: Hdx 16 Where

Mar 31, 2009

i am looking to actually look, touch , try an HDX 16. But can't find a store that carries it.

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HP/Compaq :: HDX 16T- With XP

Feb 17, 2009

where i could get most or all drivers for windows xp for the hdx 16t 1100,

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HP/Compaq :: How To OC This CPU

Oct 21, 2009

Does anyone have a good way to OC this laptop other than using ClockGen? I am basically wondering if there is a BIOS option. I know there are some OC guides out there, but this laptop is almost 3 years old, and as far as I can tell does not have an option in the BIOS. Also, my proc is the T2600, not the one is this review, but other than that exactly the same. I am looking to play around with this because it is old and I dont care too much if I fry it since my new hotness is on the way.

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HP/Compaq :: HDX 16t

Aug 22, 2009

1. How do I make it so the volume 'screen' (the little pop-up) doesn't show up when I chance the volume?

2. Is there a way to completely remove and disable the fingerprint reader?

I'm using Vista Home Premium 64 bit.

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HP/Compaq :: HP G60-418 Mxm

Aug 27, 2009

By the looks of the bottom of my laptop it seems it might be mxm compatible as there are lots of removable pieces... including one that looks alot like an mxm slot. I know that this laptop can be configured to come with the 9200m. This is a fairly brand new model but could someone tell me whether this thin is mxm compatible?

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HP/Compaq :: Looking For New OS

Jun 30, 2009

Ive just about had it with Vista on my laptop and want to try a new OS before I junk this thing. Is anyone running Win7 or Ubuntu on a HP DV5z AMD 64 bit laptop? The machine is about a year old and I have 4gb of RAM and the thing is a dog. Ive used Ubuntu in the past on Dell laptops and its a pain to get everything running wireless drivers, flash, etc. Win7 being a RC may or may not have everything up to speed on for my machine.

So, if you have Win7 or Ubuntu on a HP DV5z please give me a shout, good or bad.

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HP/Compaq :: How To Know My DV5 HDD RPM

Jun 4, 2009

I have a DV5-1155ee, here are teh sp3cs:

HP Pavilion DV5-1155Intel Mobile Core2 Duo T9400 2.53 GHz. (Montevina 6 MB L2 Cache)4 GB DDR2 RAM15.4 WXGA ScreennVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT 512 MB320 GB HDDIntegrated Webcam, Wireless, Bluetooth, BlurayWindows Vista Home Premium 32 Bit
product number: FT115EA#ABV
serial number: CNF8374VSL

what would my HDD RPM rotation speed be?

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HP/Compaq :: HD

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HP/Compaq :: HP DV7 Vs HDX 16

Feb 16, 2009

Can't really see much difference in these models....looking at Best Buy

Other than 17 vs 16 inch screen are their any benefits to build quality from 1 to the other?

I will be travelling so I would prefer the lesser HDX 16 incher but build quality is a concern

I travel by plane, train, bus every weekend so it needs to be able to handle a little beating

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HP/Compaq :: Hp Dv2

Jul 14, 2009

I'm am deciding whether to buy this laptop for school use. It has a great size, stylish, and decent specs for a laptop that is so lightweight. The only turn off is that it was made for entertainment, but should this laptop do well for word processing, spreadsheets, and web surfing?

Would the 9 cell battery last for more than 5-6 hours? My budget is also under 700$ but it can stretch a little.

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HP/Compaq :: Hp Hdx 16t

Feb 20, 2009

i am looking to get the hp hdx 16t and was wondering if there is any bg difference between getting the 2.53 (P9400 i think) or the 2.66 processor? Is it worth the upgrade or no?

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HP/Compaq :: HP Dv2 And A SSD

May 21, 2009

running a dv2 with a solid state drive? What are your thoughts? How has it performed? Have you gained much battery time?

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HP/Compaq :: DV2 Or DV3

Jul 29, 2009

I'm heading off to school, and these stylish, affordable notebooks have caught my eyes. The only problem is that I only get 2-3 hours of battery life on these notebooks although I can buy an extra battery. What I"m mainly doing is word processing, spreadsheets, iTunes, and web browsing but not all at the same time.

Here are my main questions and concerns:

Do these notebooks have good build quality?Is there any other way to charge the battery without having it in the notebook?Do they get hot?

I may have more questions to ask later.

I am buying this notebook in Canada.

Seeing that the battery tests I've seen on some reviews, they are surfing the internet with Wi-Fi on. I will not be, I'll usually be word processing. Should it last maybe 3 hours?

How long does the 9 cell last on the DV3?

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HP/Compaq :: DV7

Oct 25, 2009

I own a DV7-1038CA, I actually decided to buy it after reading what people said about the DV7s on this forum. Unfortunately I have a problem .

I had opened up my DV7 to clean out the fan ( ****load of dust in there) and took the whole laptop apart. I put it back together and it worked perfectly fine for about 10 hours. The laptop worked great until I dropped it down on my table at a height of about 1 1/2 inches, not a significant height but the screen immediately turned white and the laptop shut off completely. It would not turn on at all, the power light would blink for less than a second and turn off and then I'd have to wait 30 seconds before I could get it to blink again.

I then took the laptop apart again and this time I checked if everything was plugged in properly. I decided to leave the unnecessary covers off so I could turn it on without having to screw it all back on, it turned for about 3 seconds....before I noticed the display cable to my screen was on the heat sink and had caught fire. I immediately turned it off but the damage had already been done, the fire had burnt through the wiring on the inside of the cable rendering my screen useless ( whenever it was plugged the charging light on the side of the laptop would turn off). At this point the laptop was turning on but would turn off after about 5 seconds (probably due to the fact that there was no screen) During this little fiasco I had ripped off the ZIF cable that connects the power button board to the Motherboard. So now I had no way to turn my laptop on, I ordered a new screen and a new power button board.......

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HP/Compaq :: HP DV6

Jan 21, 2009

Looked at the HP DV6 today at circuit while browsing liquidation sales. Looks like a nice laptop. 16inch screen is nice, looks like less vertical screen but web pages look nice. Just a DV5 with a bigger screen?

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HP/Compaq :: Wth Hp

Aug 18, 2009

i sent my laptop (Dv6000) in for repair.

I get it back with a messed up ram stick, a chipped battery and a size bezel that is not installed correctly and has a broken plastic snap...

I'm calling them right now and going to demand replacements, but idk if they are even going to do any thing...

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HP/Compaq :: Is This Bad Lcd Or Something Else

Mar 21, 2009

With external monitor hooked up it looks perfect .. this is what the screen on laptop looks like now . I only checked to make sure things were plugged in on the lcd . Inverter or maybe cable ?

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HP/Compaq :: HDX 16, HDX 18

Oct 3, 2009

Not in a race on which is better mind you, since these two are next-of-kin. But I mean which parts will fit both? I've been looking for some upgrade parts to the HDX 18, but all I seem to find are parts rated for the HDX 16. So, save the obvious screen size difference, just how comparable are these two in parts?

The keyboards look identical; and the extended battery I found lists a match for the HDX 16 but not the HDX 18. Would there be a size difference?

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HP/Compaq :: Xp On Hdx 16

May 24, 2009

i am starting this new thread for u people to post the xp drivers for hx 16...i have asked many but no response..so plz post the dwnload links for it..i have found some in this thread of hdx 18.. XP on HDX18t

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HP/Compaq :: My Fan Mod On Dv7

Nov 25, 2009

I remove almost all mesh from fan so more air will go into fan.my laptop stay on table all the time so it's ok for me

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HP/Compaq :: HP HDX 18t Able To Run XP

Jun 25, 2009

I was looking at getting the HP HDX 18t for my self to replace my older laptop. The only problem is the college I go to requires that the laptops you use run windows XP because some of the software they use for web design and programming classes apparently only works on XP. I looked on the HP website and they do not offer a downgrade option to XP. I also looked on the HP HDX 18t support site and they do not have XP drivers listed (except the wireless card and finger print scanner drivers).

So I was wondering if the HP HDX 18t supports Windows XP has anyone who owns this laptop ever downgraded it to XP succesfull before?

I don't mind Installing XP from scatch or setting up a dual boot with Vista but I'm just worried about buying the laptop and not being able to Run Windows XP.

Link to the laptop I was looking at.

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HP/Compaq :: SSD In DV7

Oct 19, 2009

anyone install ssd in dv7 laptop? how to install Vista on ssd? same as on hdd? what stuff You keep it on ssd and what on second hdd?

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HP/Compaq :: HP RMA For My DV6

Nov 23, 2009

My DV6 (see in sig) has an AMD Turion Ultra in it and everybody knows that they run real warm, even when I use HP recommended "power setting".

Anyway, undervolting is an option, there is a few free apps that can help doing it. BUT!

My Laptop is only 6 months old, so it's under warranty.

I contacted HP and they seem willing to initiate an RMA.

My Lappy's CPU runs at around 90 degrees celsius after 5 minutes of gaming (COD5).

Running 3DMARKS06 has the same effect...89-92 celsius, USING a laptop cooler, and there is NO dust whatsoever on the fins/exhaust/intake vents...

I know I could open it, reapply thermal paste (I have some Arctic Cooling MX2 laying around)..

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HP/Compaq :: Hp Hdx 16

May 30, 2009

For some reason my wifes laptop keeps loosing the wireless adapter. It's as if its not installed. It is not even in the device manager! I reinstalled the adapter drivers and then it was found and worked, but on next boot up it was lost again. I then uninstalled the HP wireless software and used the windows software. It worked for about a day and now the adapter is gone again.

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HP/Compaq :: HDX 18t

Apr 16, 2009

i am currently in the market for a new laptop and i have been looking at the HP HDX18t. i need a laptop for entertainment, as well as college work. i have a few questions that i need answered since i haven't been keeping up on the latest video cards and such...

-how long will the battery last per charge?

-i haven't heard too many positive things about the 130m, so is it easy to "upgrade" this card at say, bestbuy? i wanna play FPS mostly, like COD5 on max settings.. maybe crysis, but from what i heard not many laptops can run that game on max settings.

-is 2,700 a good price for everything included in this package, or is there something "better" i could buy?.............

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HP/Compaq :: Hdx 16 Mic

Jun 29, 2009

i am using skype and gtalk for voice chat.i wanna use the mic which is integrated near the cam...how to invoke it..it doesnt work

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HP/Compaq :: 16:9 Vs 16:10

Sep 17, 2009

I realize a lot of people are not happy losing the vertical space with 16:9.

But wasen;t this the case when we originally moved to widescreen. E.g. with 14" laptops the high-res displays used to SXGA+ which when they became WXGA+ we lost some vertical resolution.

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HP/Compaq :: DV2

Dec 13, 2009

I wants one, I'm wondering if the only model that came configured with the Turion Neo x2 is the dv2-1199us model? [url]

They aren't sold in Canada anymore except in 'The Source' (formerly Radio Shack now owned by Circuit City) stores and they only have the 1020ca models, which I am not interested in.

Was there any other models with the turion neo and 3410 graphics? Doesn't seem to be that great a selection even on e-bay for dv2's

HP is really pushing the DM3 here in the Calgary area, but they all are the low end models, with the L335 Athlon and base graphics, I'd go for one of these 13 inchers I suppose if I could find one of the turion neo/ATI 4330 models but no such luck in Canada with HP

/rant

What the heck HP? Why oh why can Canadians not buy from the US site? The Canadian hpshopping site is very, very very sadly lacking as is our retail selection of decnt models.

/rant off

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