Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. I am running on a fresh install of Windows XP and all the drivers. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. Here is the link to the Seatools program: The ports were still not working. If not, any help would be greatly appreciated! I also accessed the HDD, pulled it out and then put it back in making sure it is setted correctly too.

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All times are GMT I think JMPC is probably right about the hard drive but I have researched this issue and there may be other options so please post back if you would like more help with this problem.


I get 2 error messages. Message 4 of Note on archived topics. Hi, I recently was given a Compaq Presario M Computer powers off in sleep presaroo Copyright -Tech Support Forum.

Message 5 k2000 Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. My guess would be a bad or failing hard drive.

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My Laptop is a Compaq Presario M Download the program from a working computer, put the Seatools program onto a bootable media e. Message 10 of pfesario Turn off the computer and wait 5 seconds. Completely up to date Windows now or only sp3?

Message 2 of I have burnt a Live CD for Maverick. Doncaster, Great Britain Posts: Plug the AC Adapter into the computer if it is not already connected. If not, any help would be greatly appreciated!

Can someone please help me. Win7, Win8, XP, Ubuntu. I have detached the battery then pushed the power button for 30 to 60 seconds.

Can you do the following for me? It takes for ever to load the Live CD and sometimes does not load it correctly although I did get full load yesterday.


Download the bootable diagnostic disc from whoever makes the drive and do a full scan and see if errors are returned.

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CDand boot the computer to the CD. I have tried multiple troubleshooting topics, but it seems that mine is an exceptional case. Problem is I don’t think this particular laptop likes the more recent release of Ubuntu for some reason. Originally Posted by spunk.

If the HDD is not detected or is making noise, or is cold to the touch once it is powered up, then it has failed and needs to be replaced. Message 8 of This was barely a solution. I can pressario a USB start up easy enough.