First, remove the battery and try starting the laptop just from the AC adapter. I have managed to get the laptop back together and working but the wireless card that was working before he replaced the motherboard does not work after the motherboard replacement. I found the directions easy enough to follow however I had one mishap. So I downloaded the bios from the compaq website. Do the following depending on what is shown in the Device Status section:. Replace the PxHelp20 registry value Unplug all non-essential external plug and play devices, especially cameras. Nothing happens when the power switch is pressed or held down.

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I have managed to get the laptop back together and working but the wireless card that was working before he replaced the motherboard does compaq presario f700 cd work after the motherboard replacement. Okay, although i did do that, now i have a replacement cable, and when cmpaq try to push it back in, its going to bend the pins on the end of the cable…. Find the seller with good return and exchange policy.

How to disassemble Compaq Presario F – Inside my laptop

HP part coompaq looks like SPS: Take a look inside the heat sink assembly. At least, it was enough for the Presario F I was taking apart. Maybe the laptop runs slow because the cooling module is clogged with dust and because of that the CPU overheats and runs very slow. Yes, I backed up all compaq presario f700 cd files onto a thumb drive last night before I started all this tinkering. AC adapter just over 18V, CMOS battery just over 3V, no change on AC only without main battery, tried each memory card in both slots one at a time, tried no memory cards and no HD as previously suggested and no change.

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After that you should be able to access the touch pad from the bottom side of the top cover. This laptop is crazy. Select the LowerFilters value compaq presario f700 cd press the Delete key.

Compaq Presario F700 Laptop – DVD R/W drive disappeared…

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I have compaq presario f700 cd just the fan that said it fits the f would they work. If the DVD drive is connected directly to the motherboard, most likely you have a problem with the motherboard.

Simply follow steps Of course, I assume your new power adapter presxrio battery are good.

Open Roxio Creator and verify that a drive name appears as the destination selection. Replace presaril wireless card. Be sure to ask for specific keys involved as well as the settings.

Remove two screws securing the wireless card in the top left and right corners. Being on disability its hard to just buy another. Check with your System Maker and Prwsario maker for both possible firmware updates and the correct Registry entries for your drive.

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So to continue from earlier, presaro you want to try this method, it may help. I have purchased a few things from Tiger Direct and they were fine and were reasonably priced, but I have not checked to see if they sell motherboards for this laptop. I have it plugged into a power source, the lightsindicate it has power… When I compaq presario f700 cd the power button the blue light around the button lights up as well as the ones on the front and then nothing happens no fans no screen…nothing!


Try reconnecting the cable. I saw cpmpaq pictures of how to take apart the laptop, I removed the screw for the dvd rw and it just wont slide out of the computer, not sure if have to take apart the whole compaq presario f700 cd to remove the dvd drive, i unscrewed it, but compaq presario f700 cd it wont come out.

Disconnect cooling fan lresario the motherboard and remove screws securing the heatsink.

If those ports stopped working too, replacing the USB board will not help. The touchpad is not working…. Javascript is disabled in this browser.

How to disassemble Compaq Presario F700

I was able to secure a loose key cap when the keyboard was out. The power adapter cord died on our Compaq Ccompaq F, we had a cheap replacement cord but that one compaq presario f700 cd. If problems occur after using these steps, browse to the file and double-click it to restore the registry.

Resetting the BIOS may also resolve this problem.