For around 20 bucks you can buy a new and better one. Let the card sit out for about 10 minutes, duh, dont put anything wet back into your computer The email address entered is already associated to an account. Helpful 5 Not Helpful 1 Comment Flag. After using Vista Home Basic and making a few upgrades, I decided to dump Vista in favor of XP which at this point offers superior performance.

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Posted on Aug 03, The only observed problem is that one device in the hardware device table remains unresolved and in the Unknown state. Please compaaq your manual to a product: I even tried new wifi card from a similar laptop still no luck. Back to Networks Forum 2 total posts Page 1 of 1. Baseboard management controllers BMC vendors?

Create a new discussion Broaddom you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. If you are feeling about for a button that sticks out, you’re wasting your time or at least I was wasting MY time when I was looking for it!

Jul 07, Compaq Presario Notebook. This required a hard powerdown and reboot to correct. I actually knew the Broadcom card was a pretty good possibility when I bought it, but did it anyway. broadcoom


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With the extra heat on the F, the fan does run from time to time. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck! Helpful 2 Not Helpful Comment Flag. It was not a driver issue because I had the latest touchpad driver installed. I went to control panel then device manager and then to network adapter. You get just what you need and nothing more.

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If your Presario’s external piece of shat wireless card switch wont go blue detect a wireless connectionand remains orange no matter what you do It was never uncomfortable to use, even without pants, but it definitely runs warmer than my ThinkPad. Lenovo Broadclm Widescreen 2. Other programs my access point’s control program did not work properly once installed.

Fortunately the topside which would include the keyboard, touchpad and palm rests, stayed pretty cool, but the underside of the notebooks gets warm. The drive was a surprisingly good ripper, which is unusual for a notebook drive. Wireless on Compaq Presario F The colors on it are rich and vibrant, seeming to leap off the screen.



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I still have no wireless, and my HP wireless assistant will not open. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Perhaps I won the screen lottery, but the screen on the unit I received is fantastic. Lenovo T61 Core 2 Broadcim T 2.

The max point reward for answering a question is The case on the F brodcom made of smooth plastic. Because of these shortcomings, I made the decision to attempt to “upgrade” the machine from Vista to Windows XP. It will be the smaller one of the two as the larger one is actually the GPU which runs your video. Hopefully, HP will get this sorted out because it was the most vexing aspect of using the notebook. We do not assume any responsibilities for any problems that may arise from attempting to follow these directions.

Higher grade plastics and more rigid frames seem to be more the norm than they were a few years ago.