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  1. Hello. I am working on this Compaq C700 and when the battery is in place, on boot it displays 4 screens on each side of the display with a bar about 1-1/2 inches wide separating the 2 sides. In order to resolve this problem you have to shut down the machine and pull the battery and hold the power button down for 1 minute. That fix worked as long as the battery is not in the machine.. Fires up fine without the battery. Also tried Hooking an external monitor up to it. Worked fine but now the laptop display shows the 4 screens all the time even without the battery in place.. Sometimes it does and sometime it doesnt. There really is no ryme or reasone for the way it is acting except that something is going out. At first i thought it was just a bad battery... That doesnt seem to be the problem. I was also going to see if maybe it is a bad battery driver, but i cant do that without knowing what the last 2 and 3 numbers mean at the end of the machines model no. There seem to be a couple of numbers at the end there that are no where on the machine or in the Bios.. There are about 5 different 2 digit numbers at the end of my machine Model,​lc=en&lc=en&tool=&query=Compaq+Presario+C700#N29 The other problem may be with the inverter. but i need to know if it is a software issue first. And if it is worth tearing it down to get to that. Also i upgraded all of the device drivers throughout... Using DriverPackSolution The last thing the person was doing on the PC PC was playing a couple of games. 1. Lost Inca Prophecy 2. 4 Elements Also did a recovery from the recovery partition that came from the factory... To no avail... I would say that i am a mid level tech. Is there anyone that can help me with this particular problem. Your help would be greatly appreciated... Thank you...!   Compaq Presario C700 Service Tag: C714NR NB PC US SN. CND732114Q p/n: GR983UA#ABA Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit
  2. I am not nessisarily new to this forum but it has been quite awhile since i have been here so i would just like to re-introduce myself to everyone.Hello i hope i can learn much and hopfully be of asistance as well. The last time i was on here the advice i got was very helpfull I am very appreceative.Thank you MSFN...!
  3. It sounds like a virus related problem... Try taking the hard drive out and put it in a running machine, make sure its jumped right and run it as a secondary drive and use your antivirus prgram to do an isolated scan on just that hard drive... usually that will take care of at least the virus problems you are having on that drive... I hope that helps ...LittleRed
  4. Realtek PCIe Family Controler... If that is what you meant ... Thank you gyes for your help... It is very usefull ...
  5. Hi this is LittleRed and i was wondering if anyone knows if you need to have the SM Bus controler funtioning and running for flash drive devices to work...? Thank you Earl...
  6. Hello everyone... I came here to properly introduce myself... Initially i found this site to intergrate service packs with xp... But i soon found out that it i much more ... I like to help my friends and whoever i can... I spend much of my time helping them with their computers.. It also is a place to mabe meet some new friends... So hello everyone they call me LittleRed...
  7. I thank you guys for all your help i will keep trying ... Im sorry for not introducing myself i get preoccupied sometimes .. If there is anything i can do for anyone dont hesitate to ask... LittleRed...
  8. Im sorry for not saying hi... Hello everyone.I ran across this site trying to modify my Toshiba Satellite L505-ES5018..I am hear to learn and to contribute when i can... I consider myself an advanced user..But compared to most of the people that use this site i have alot to learn...I still feel that there is much i can contribute...I enjoy helping others...I spend much of my time helping friends..

  9. Windows 7 Home Premium ...? Also can you boot from VHD made from the backup 4 disk set created by the backup utility from Toshiba machines...?
  10. hello.. I am wanting to start with windows xp... can you do the same thing with this os (boot the OS 7 from a VHD) or does it only work with vista...? Also is there any way to make a regular bootable 7 disk from the backup disks made from the backup utility on a Toshiba machine...? Thanks for all your previous advice you all have a great help... LittleRed
  11. Hi This is LittleRed ... I ran across this site in my attempt to revert back to xp on my Toshiba Satellite L505-ES5018 Notebook... I read your post and it was really good.. There is one thing... I didnt see how to actually intergrate the service pacs 1 2 or 3... Does nLite Do it automaticly or how doese that work... I look forward in reading your future posts... LittleRed...