Compaq Presario c500 screen black (No faint image. Just BLACK.)?

Answer If you see white / black lines across your screen it is likely that a driver chip has malfunctioned or there's a problem with the LCD panel. (A bad interconnect can also cause white lines across th... Read More »

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How do I open a Compaq Presario C500?

Remove Bottom DevicesUnplug the laptop and remove the battery and any other external device, like an external hard drive or flash drive. Turn the C500 over and use a Phillips screwdriver to remove ... Read More »

How to Repair a Compaq Presario C500?

The Compaq Presario C500 laptop features a 15.4-inch widescreen display, an Intel Celeron M processor, a 80GB hard drive and 512MB of system memory (RAM). Like all computers, the Compaq notebook ca... Read More »

How to Open a Compaq Presario C500?

No matter how you use your Compaq Presario C500, knowing how to open the case and upgrade the unit can save you a lot of money. The cost of professional computer service is high, and it can be even... Read More »

How to Install XP on a Compaq Presario C500?

Though XP is not longer the Windows standard, familiarity with it and its ease of use makes it desirable to many people. Most Compaq personal computers are sold with pre-installed Windows software,... Read More »