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Upgrading Zenith Z-NOTEFLEX-P and ?instructions Have acquired this lovely ancient laptop and would like to give it a new battery pack, bios battery,RAM and hdd and then see if it will take Linux ( or is that beyond it?)


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Upgrading Zenith Z-NOTEFLEX-P and ?instructions Have acquired this lovely ancient laptop and would like to give it a new battery pack, bios battery,RAM and hdd and then see if it will take Linux ( or is that beyond it?)


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Replacing the hard drive


No problems, Al - been there, done that!Sorry to be slow responding, just signed on here.You need to go in from the top - undo the panel between the keyboard and the screen, not forgetting the screws behind the screen on the h ... Itronix GoBook IX250 Notebook

Computer ranbdomly shuts down


Your last question was very observant. NO, without an O/S, there is nothing to make a anti-virus program run.I suggest the problem in the beginning, was that the laptop was overheating. Once the processor becomes too hot, (Processors have ... HP Pavilion dv4015CL PC Notebook

Desktop Computer: No video output until it hits the desktop?


Hi,Well this is a first for me. All the post information and the splash screen is one of the first things you see on initial boot.The nVidia 8800GT is more than good enough for that machine unless it has a fault with it.What i ... Intel PC Desktops

Will not boot up


Hi..This is an Hardware Failures: Doesn't Boot Up.First of all, most of the\015\012hardware failures that are going to be presented in this article\015\012require you to disassemble the l ... PC Laptops

Won't boot up


Hi..This is an Hardware Failures: Doesn't Boot Up.First of all, most of the\015\012hardware failures that are going to be presented in this article\015\012require you to disassemble the l ... HP PC Laptops

I have a Toshiba Tecra A8 and it will not boot up the only thing it does is display a J_. Can any on help? Please


Hi..This is an Hardware Failures: Doesn't Boot Up.First of all, most of the\015\012hardware failures that are going to be presented in this article\015\012require you to disassemble the l ... Toshiba Tecra M2V-S330 Notebook

Sony VAIO VGN-FZ410E does not boot up. On power the laptop seems to go through normal sequence but the display remain white. The unit stays on with no display and reboots after several minutes. CTRL-Alt-Del sequence causes the laptop to attempt to re-boot but with no display. Putting a bootable cd in the drive shows a similar behaviou ie. nod display (screen reamins white). Any idea what causing the problem?


Hi..This is an Hardware Failures: Doesn't Boot Up.First of all, most of the\015\012hardware failures that are going to be presented in this article\015\012require you to disassemble the l ... Sony VAIO VGN-FZ410E/B Notebook

DELL INSPIRON 1501 won't BOOT...and LEDs flashing


Hi..This is an Hardware Failures: Doesn't Boot Up.First of all, most of the\015\012hardware failures that are going to be presented in this article\015\012require you to disassemble the l ... Dell InspironTM 1501 Notebook

Power Up Problem


If its unplugged and its doing this with a charged battery, then the battery may be bad and its max charge is so small that it wont start but says its full.\015\012\015\012Try removing the battery and plugging it in and starting it, if it ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S265 Notebook

ACER 6920G BLANK SCREEN BIOS BATTERY LOCATION? MOBO JUMPER?


Hi there, I had the same problem. nothing on the screen.Take off laptop battery, remove power cord, turn laptop upside down.Just take off 6 screws on the cover which let you see HDD, Memory,.... ,take off hte cover .now check on line ... Acer Aspire 6920 Notebook PC

How to open back panel od Amilo D 7820?


@cbacer a faulty/ flat or removed CMOS batteryresults in a warning that Time and Date have to be resetand that default cmos settings for bios are in use(i have the same labop an tried it out 5 min ago)however ... Fujitsu AMILO D-7820 Notebook

Operating system not found


If the BIOS is not identifying a HDD, it usually means the the drive has failed. I know that is not what you want to hear. I found a manual online for the 4220/4250. If you turn the laptop upside down with the battery away from you, the HDD will b ... Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

Its stuck on the hdd and i forgot my hdd password


Hi,You should be able to force the BIOS to reset. The procedure to do this is as follows:First remove the memory sticks. You should then see two contacts in the upper left corner with (XXX) next to them. Remove the battery, plug in ... Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804 Notebook

I have a Boot Problem with my INTEL P4 3.0Ghz. 800Mhz FSB,1M L2 Cache, Socket 478 CPU


I have experienced something similar with my new Core2Duo processor and a fairly new Socket 775 processor. Troubleshooting it led me to believe the CPU simply wasn't compatible with the motherboard. \015\012\015\012Although it's a shot in the dark, I ... Intel P4 Prescott CPU 2.8A Ghz W/1MB CACHE 533FSB (CPUP428A1M)

Passwords password for satellite


Open the case og your laptop then u see cmos cell take away it for 20 minutes then refix it your bios password is aclear.\015\012also there is jumper settings\015\012pls try this 2 things\015\012\015\012also i brief in detail ... Toshiba Satellite A205-S4777 Notebook

Hitachi laptop hdd password


You can try removing the bios battery for a couple hours and see if it resets.another option could be to flash the bios. i heard that you can take it to best buy andthey take care of it for you ... PC Laptops

How to reset to factory setting ?, I forgot the password as well


Well if its a bios password you can reset it from the machine itself but that usually puts a password on the hard drive locking it . The newer hp.s as i can see at work have bios batteries and by taking it out a ... HP 2133 Notebook

Acer travelmate 2480-2705 will not start


Flashing the BIOS most likely will not do anything especially if you were able to boot from a cd. You might have a bad hard drive or a bad ram module though. If you have no experience fixing computers I would suggest to go to a local repair shop. Oth ... Acer TravelMate 2480 PC Notebook

Forgot password - Toshiba Satellite M35X-S163 Notebook


There is a small battery inside, to store passw and bios settings.\015\0121st- disconnect all. psu and battery module.\015\0122nd check for screws below keyboard ( labeded with a arrow), take them back for free keyboard.\015\0123rd ... Toshiba Satellite M35X-S163 Notebook

All it's doing is showing the up bios screen when


Take out the battery and do a power drain.Restart the notebook and try to go to BIOS. If you are able to access the BIOS, do a BIOS default by pressing F5 key and then save by tapping F10 key.\015\012 \015\012DISCONNECT ALL THE EXTRA PERPHERALS ... HP Mini 1000 Netbook

ACER Travelmate 512DX totally blocked


Some computer companies have an ATMEL chip on their laptop motherboards. I have found this on an IBM Laptop. The IBM Atmel chip has to be cleared on these. They have the same problem that you have. I have also seen a Toshiba do this.I did n ... Acer TravelMate 512DX Notebook

Bios and Hdd id password protected . i want to


You should be able to clear these passwords by removing the BIOS backup battery. You will have to take the laptop apart to access the system board.Remove the screws from the bottom of the laptop (checking under bumpers) ... Acer Aspire 4315 Notebook

Acer 3680 needs several days rest before restarting.


Hi George,If you power on with an external monitor connected, no function-F5 is necessary - it will default to the external monitor automatically.I don't think Darkman is on the right path here (sorry Darkman). It is possible, ... Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

No display sir i have hp pavilion dv 2000 laptop. when i swithced on the machine there is no display. but some LED is blinking except HDD LED. what is the main cause of this problem. how can repair this problem.please help me sir


Check your power cord/PSU and all connections between the laptop and the wall!This may also be a sleep/hibernate problem, from ACPI control. The "other" blinking LED makes me suspect that as the MOST likely cause!1 To test thi ... PC Laptops
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