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I have Compaq Presario 2508WM. When I turn it on it beeps twice and then it displays the following message, Press to resume, to setup. I tried pressing both and nothing happens it stays like that.


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Your keyboard is not working. If it is a usb keyboard see if you can try another keyboard. The setup may have been corrupted ... or the little watch type battery went dead. So it might want you to check the SETUP settings again. Probably mostly they are good that the defaults.
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\015\012You can look up your model at:
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\015\012http://support.hp.com as they have Compaq now. You should grab the owners manual from there. The beeps are called POST beeps - short for Power On Self Test. You are only supposed to get 1 beep. 2 means something went wrong.
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\015\012What do you mean by "I tried pressing both" you did not mention two things to press ... so what both did you press????
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\015\012Keyboard not working. Probably a USB keyboard. USB is turned off in Setup because it reloaded defaults. Probably a glitch or dead motherboard CMOS/BIOS/SETUP battery.
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\015\012Plug in a non-USB keyboard and accept the defaults. Oh look and see if you can re-enable USB Keyboard somewhere there in the Setup.
Hi,
The best will be to call consumer technical support for compaq

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Ltoso
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