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Compaq Presario M boot up errors. Web search “boot usb without bios support”.

Safer that way for the reasons he points out. The system has a working CD drive.

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I only have the recovery disks that came with the unit. Then all of a sudden it stopped and I had a black screen. Compaq presario m2000 usb case- find a place that will do a file conversion for you. You also don’t need to set the HDD as the Master as that would be counter productive as the hardware is all changed so it will not be able to load the OS with the correct drivers on the M so it’s better to keep it as a Slave Drive and copy off that. You may also put the computer in a clean boot state and check if any third party applications or startup items are causing this issue.


It takes for ever to load the Live CD and sometimes does not load compaq presario m2000 usb correctly although I did get full load yesterday.

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Went to black screen for several minutes and then to Windows. Press the “Power” button on the front of the computer.

I have detached the battery then pushed the power button for 30 to 60 seconds. After the test completes, be sure to restart the computer to determine if the test repaired any problems you are experiencing with your computer.

Yes No Sorry this didn’t help. It worked fine for several years. I wrote down what I thought was the important items.

If 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. Hopefully you will have comapq additional things to try. Copyright -Tech Support Forum.

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My Laptop is a Compaq Presario M There are no external devices connected to it.

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I’ll get back to you. If there is a choice between a “long” or “short” vompaq, choose the former as it’s more thorough. Kept taping for several minutes. To answer your questions; no the computer is not connected to a domain network. I rebooted and received those 2 errors I listed above. compaq presario m2000 usb

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I was told it had some problems but didn’t know what until I tried to boot it up. If theres no usb boot option in your Bios you cant do it, you com;aq make a boot floppy thats boots up initially compwq continues the rest of the boot on the USB. Originally Posted by spunk. Hello Srinivas, Thanks for your relpy. Thanks, Anna 0 Votes. If you have a compaq presario m2000 usb anti static bag, drop the HDD into it and go visit your favourite geek superstore.