Line of computers from computer manufacturer Compaq.

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Stopping early crypto disks

Im trying to duel-boot my Compaq Presario CQ56 with Ubuntu. When I click the install button, the install program stops at "Stopping early crypto disks" and ejects the CD. Then it just hangs there.
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How to do I perform a system scan to make sure drivers are compatiable?

I just installed Ubuntu yesterday and I'm ready to jump in om the fight to eliminate that monster known as MS Windows. I had sound for a very quick second. I ran a scan for updates and,once completed, ...
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New Ubuntu versions on older Compaq Presario [duplicate]

Does latest versions of Ubuntu work on older computers like a Compaq Presario that was preinstalled with Windows Vista
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Weird (and annoying) screen flicker on Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop. It is running Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 14 LTS. I have a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8200M G. I installed 331.79 drivers for it (as recommended in another post) to ...
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Wireless device does not work on Compaq Presario V2000

I changed to Ubuntu 14.04 in this Compaq Presario V2000, but the wireless device (PCI) does not work. I already installed the drivers using ndiswrapper. But it still does not work. What do I need to ...
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Cannot permanently prevent power saving blank screen on Compaq Presario C700 with Ubuntu 12.10

I have a Compaq Presario C700 which has a GRUB multi-boot for Ubuntu 12.10 (32 bit), Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows Vista. This machine is always run by mains electricity rather than by battery as I have ...
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Install problems on a Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a compaq presario cq50 with vista installed on it which I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the 32 bit iso file and installed it from the hard disk. It was only later that I found ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes during install on Compaq Presario V2000

I am trying to upgrade an older Compaq Presario V2000 from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. I had no problems installing 10.04, but I'm having some issues with the 12.04 install freezing. I downloaded the ...
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Wireless not recognised on a Compaq Presario CQ57

Hello I just bought a new COMPAQ Presario CQ57-356SA laptop, and I'm having problems enabling the wireless. When I start the laptop the Wi-Fi icon glows orange (off), when Windows boots up somewhere ...
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Internal microphone not working on a Compaq Presario CQ60

the internal microphone of my COMPAQ Presario CQ60 is not working. i notice it when calling on skype i could not be understood. i checked if skype was disabling my microphone due to its auto ...