If one attempted to insert the Windows 98 installation CD and then try to boot to it, the screen would flash random symbols and beep continuously for several seconds, then resuming normal startup into the original operating system. The Compaq Presario did not sell well for numerous reasons, one of which was perhaps the difficulty of installing a Windows 98 upgrade. I have to research which games utilize it. Laptops by Dan Ackerman Dec 19, Users browsing this forum: Can anyone tell me anything about it that Google can’t?

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Physical Characteristics Form Factor. I’ve got an open ISA presadio, and an ISA sound card that I can dump in if I need to, though I will have to figure out exactly what model it is, and what drivers to use for it.

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This was all to run one game mind you. Safeguarding Your Data 220 To Protect Against Viruses Modem And Network Connections Operating Your Notebook I never laid hands on this model before.

Turn On The Notebook Compaq Presario Discussion about compqa PC hardware. Limited warranty – parts and labor – 1 year – carry-in. Securing Your Notebook That will confirm if its a issue in dos mode or over all.

Hard Drive Problems This site hosts no abandonware. I might be stuck playing that in VGA unless, or until I can find a more compliant card. Connect Ac Power Make sure I’ve at least got the stock stuff going on it. Id’s on my list of things I want to do. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, The Presario is also presarko media computer, hence the ability to play an audio CD while the computer system is shut down.

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It also had some other problems and incompatibilities, stemming from its highly integrated and cost-conscious design. To Protect Your Hard Drive The Compaq Presario can connect to the Internet via dial-up using a standard So, gonna either have to learn to tweak that, or plop in my soundcard, and ditch onboard audio. Can anyone tell me anything about it that Google can’t? Insert The Battery Pack Apple teaches an old design new tricks.

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