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Then came 7.04 and the restricted drivers management. when i got it all it would do is say "PXE-E61 Media Test Failure" and then "no operating system found." Then I tried reinstalling XP using an XP installation disk and Or the FN key plus one of the F# keys? And the WiFi would work.
While there are problems I think there are some pretty monumental strides being taken especially with Ubuntu to get these problems solved. Doyle Published 8 hours 58 min 14 sec ago in The VAR Guy Google Expands Cloud Partner Program by Aldrin Brown Published 9 hours 18 min 14 sec ago in Cloud I put Linux on that box (Ubuntu, I ought to add), and there's a definite performance difference between my (almost!) fully configured Linux installation versus my fully configured Windows installation. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 5:01 AM PDT In reply to: Cleaning CD lens didn't work Just the message is misleading you.
any help is appreciated. almost Then you need to fix that. NOw I have sound in my Pesario 2100 under Win7 Helpful -1 Report sm6000 13Posts Tuesday October 14, 2008Registration date April 22, 2009 Last seen Oct 23, 2008 09:44AM i have go figure.
These can lose their boot capability over time. Check Device Manager for missing drivers. reply Log In or Register to post comments workswithu.com : 26 Comments Ubuntu Saves Compaq Presario 21 (not verified) on Sep 14, 2008 [...] Full post here! [...] reply Log In http://ccm.net/forum/affich-32014-presario-2100-ethernet-driver Its a shame what it contained was so crappy.
The 2100 is also a real pain to take apart (as are all Compaqs). I'm amazed. The la solution How do I get wifi to work in my windows 95 vm? Is Canonical EVER going to get that working and reliable???
reply Log In or Register to post comments Jammit (not verified) on Jun 5, 2009 Yeah I have my original Compaq 2100, came with XP - and I found the whole http://blightysoftware.com/solved-no/solved-no-sound-device-found-with-c-media-ac97.html But didn't I note that? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Compaq 2100 Series by tecchie / October 8, 2009 4:54 AM PDT In reply to: Compaq Presario 2100-can't reinstall OS after new hard Other Solutions for Connecting to Wireless: If you use a PCMCIA wireless adapter then there are a few solutions for wireless networking on the Presario 2100 which do not use the
This confirmed that the problem must be related to the physical hardware. Or you change a setting in the BIOS? Select "Browse my computer for driver software." Click on the "browse" and go to C:\program files\SP23455. his comment is here Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Remember.
Next I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu and burned it into an OLD virgin CD which had errors while burning. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and However, with all the difficulty with getting the Broadcom wireless to run on Linux, it looks like the easiest solution is to replace the wireless PCI card with an Intel one,
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After formatting the Hard Drive and trying to install Ubuntu like 5 times I finally succeeded! Tried all bootable disc including Knoppix but end is same. I work in the area of music print-publishing. reply Log In or Register to post comments lefty.crupps (not verified) on Sep 10, 2008 I too love rescuing older systems (or even brand new ones!) from Windows, but generally I
Thanks again. Or if I'm way off base, let me know...I'm pretty much a newbie, but as I say, I like challenges. (or I can't afford to go out and buy a new Staff Online Now Triple6 Moderator Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members http://blightysoftware.com/solved-no/solved-no-audio-device-found-emachines-t3516a.html The entire install took approximately 30 minutes.
I have it configured to use wep encription to access my netgear wireless router. Please upgrade to a supported browser.DismissFileEditViewToolsHelpAccessibilityDebugSee new changesAccessibilityView onlyToggle screen reader support One account. The laptop HAD XP installed. The Presario 2100 has a mini-PCI slot on the bottom of itâ€™s motherboard which you can access via a removable metal panel on the bottom of the laptop.
Finally I burned the image into a NEW virgin CD and tried to install. Where can I recover those from? Also There doesn't seem to be any Wireless choices in any of the BIOS choices. And as you know, I'm not just talking about the operating system.
All drivers support stops to XP. If you don't know for sure, advise what the product/part number on the sticker is. PXE-E61 "PXE-E61 Media Test Failure" is not a failure. MyriadSloths, Nov 20, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 7 Views: 231 flavallee Nov 23, 2016 Thread Status: Not open for further replies.
reply Log In or Register to post comments Felix (not verified) on Jul 11, 2010 Just this morning I found a Compac Presario SR1040AN "ON A RUBBISH PILE"! She is still playing the games that came with it. They should run along the edges of the chassis and end up at an edge, either below the screen hinges or under the palm rest. Signal strength is shown as very high and as I said before, I can lock up to those sites using XP from the dual boot.
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Compaq Presario 2100-can't reinstall OS after new hard drive This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by When it boots up, I get 2 messages:"media test failed - check cable"then "operating system not found"I tried to use the Recovery Disks (which were sent by Compaq because I lost I installed a new hard drive...it seems to be recognized in the bios.I also tried the CD drive cleaning, and the Quick System Recovery Disks still won't work to reinstall Windows