I too, have an HP F family laptop and the wireless went dead. If your Presario’s external piece of shat wireless card switch wont go blue detect a wireless connection , and remains orange no matter what you do The main vent is located on the rear. Posted on Apr 19, August 15th, 3. If it is activated in the top right hand corner look for the icon for wireless internet connection.

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Remove and reinsert it carefully and firmly to make sure it is not loose. Note on archived topics.

Compaq F network issues | Tech Support Guy

Message 9 of Being a budget notebook, port selection on the Fus is miserly. Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Then install the wireless device driversUr Ff500 will be solved.

Login to post Please use English characters only. There are really only three things you can do in a situation such as this You loose customers in the end. I usually fix things myself.

Compaq F500 network issues

Super Pi tends to favor Intel based machine because of the larger L2 cache. That’s a pretty advanced thing – and should only be done with the Service Manual or Owners Manual at hand to tell you how. D-Link wireless modem working perfectly. I actually knew the Broadcom card was a pretty good possibility when I bought it, but did it anyway. Copyright -Tech Support Forum.


Two plus hours of battery life seems fair given copaq machines budget nature. Mainly the hardware should be showing up in the Device Manager as “working properly” – if not maybe somehow the device driver software netwrok damaged or removed?

Aug 14, Compaq Presario Notebook. Unscrew the bottom pannel next to the hard drive pannel, and it will be right there on top with two wires hooked into the back of the card, between two screws you have to unscrew.

I’m having problems connecting to the internet with a Compaq Presario F laptop. 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 Posted on Jun 05, You might also have to turn the computer over and find where the wireless card is – and check that it is still seated properly in it’s slot.

I turned of my computer and turned it on again the next day. Hi, Thanks for using fixya.


HP Compaq F500 Series Review

You can use a Heat Gun blow dryer will not work!!! Now the problem is poor solder connections between the chip and boad itself. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Posted on May 07, Netqork the vast majority of notebooks sold today, the Fus does not come with recovery discs or a Windows disc.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. The warmest spot seemed to be beneath the hard drive bay which is odd since when I had the drive in my ThinkPad, it ran very cool. There was a fair ccompaq of bloatware on the F like the Office Trial and Vongo though I have have seen other machines with more.

I did a clean install of Vista using my Anytime Upgrade Disc. Posted on Apr 08, Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions.