Having problems with your Compaq Deskpro EN PC Desktop ?

Tried swapping pIII 550 mhz slot one processor for Pentium III P3 1GHz Slot 1 CPU 1000MHz /256/133 SL4BS in deskpro en p550.It wont do anything, screen is blank.Compaq told me i could go as high as 1.2ghz.My old cpu is 550/256/133 ecc?


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This isn't a sure fix by any means, but...
\015\012 You could try unplugging the unit from the wall socket and opening the case. Touch a metal component inside the case for a few seconds to equalize static charge between yourself and your machine.
\015\012 Next, remove the battery on the motherboard, and wait 5-15 minutes before reinstalling it. What this will accomplish is to reset the computers' BIOS (Basic Input Output System) settings to the defaults for the motherboard, which may let the machine figure out what processor you installed.
\015\012 If it works, your machine will boot up, and you'll get an error message telling you that there is a checksum error or simply that a BIOS setting is wrong. You'll have to read the message and press the appropriate key to get into BIOS, then reset the date and time.
\015\012 I hope this helps in some small way- It's rough attempting to set up a machine if you have no visual output to let you know what's going on.
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