No I'm afraid not,its afew years old now,3 I think.PcWorld informed us that they could not repair Laptops,unless its a software problem(which they would just installed windows again..elite)
Anyway they said to send it back to Compaq,which is out of the question,too expensive.
I'm not really up for opening laptops,they seem to be very difficult in my opinion,was there any nack to the way you opened it??Even with all the screws removed its not coming off!!
"I apologize for the delayed response.
I appreciate your efforts and time in performing the steps provided in
isolating the problem.
I would like to inform you that, you do have an option to assign 2
passwords in the BIOS.( Administrator and the user password ). If the
notebook is used by different users or people, then you could assign
User password to the other people and you could out an Administrator
password on your own. This feature is available only to secure the BIOS
If there is no password set for the BIOS, then any one can access the
BIOS on the notebook and change the settings on it. This is only a
After reviewing your message, I am sure the issue is Hard disk related.
I would like to inform you that it could be due to loose connection on
the system board or corrupted Hard drive itself.
To isolate the issue, I recommend that you remove the Hard drive and put
it again into the compartment. Please try to boot the notebook after re
seating the Hard drive. If the issue still persists, I am sure the Hard
drive is damaged or corrupted and it needs a replacement.
I hope the information provided helps you. Please do perform the steps
provided and revert to this mail with the results. We will be very much
glad to assist you.
Thank you very much."
So looks like I'll have to rip that Cover off...!
Edited by R4d30N, 30 January 2006 - 02:43 PM.