The keyboard has also received an update along with the rest of the laptop. You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time. The most eye-drawing evidence of this is the row of touch-sensitive quick-launch buttons — backlit by blue LEDs — located just above the keyboard. It is the BIOS update page for my model of laptop. The max point reward for answering a question is They know that the list is just a fraction of the enormous number of units that are affected but since they don’t want to incur heavy losses by catering to all the defective units worldwide, they intentionally kept the list small and when I confronted HP about the issue, they smartly replied that my laptop model VAU was not listed in the list of affected models but then they were unable to answer me when I rebutted them stating that if my laptop is not on this list, it doesn’t mean that is is not defective, its just that it is not on this list and I can prove this too. Thanks Posted by russelclark7 on Dec 16,

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Locations of the most important parts underneath the laptop view large image.

Message 1 of 2. It has good horizontal viewing angle but the vertical angles could be better this is typical of most notebook screens.

The sound gets a bit distorted when the volume is at the highest. The top row buttons and the right shift keys are the only small size keys view large image.


Compaq Presario V – Wikipedia

Therefore, this time, I am writing to you, to see to it that HP is questioned about such malpractise committed at broad daylight with millions of its customers and I as a customer would most certainly have the right to a refund of the cost price of the laptop or be eligible for a suitable replacement at the earliest and this also goes out to the thousands of people affected with the same issue with HP Compaq laptops in India. You should refuse any attempt by the retailer to try and charge you to inspect the laptop.

Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. The new HP Intel-based notebooks will be available through the same outlets later this month.

Nvidia graphics card in compaq presario v3000 is screwed

HP has replaced the position of the speakers from the front of the laptop in the previous generation to a place right above the keyboard. It then ran well for three years.

Having used a Compaq v series laptop, I must say the v is a definite improvement in the build quality department. Best thing about this v3000 service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. The ordering experience was pleasant without any issues.

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It looks conservative and yet comes off as being an extremely stylish looking laptop. The laptop is colored with a combination of grey and black with imprinted lines all over the visible surface. The presarik sticking point might be for Linux users as Broadcom is pretty much Linux unfriendly.


There is little bit of flex and this is noticeable around the right lower corner area of the arrow keys. A modern processor at least MHz. HP is a big corporation and they have proved that the bigger the company, the bigger the lie.

This website presents us with a plethora of information regarding the defective nVidia graphics chip. Thanks Posted by russelclark7 on Dec 16, The computer itself is quite capable of running Vista, but currently at this stage Vista 32 bit is what I would recommend.

HP Compaq Presario v3000

Aug 28, Compaq Audio card Sound Card. Graphiv build quality is very good for a laptop in this price range. They are as follows.

A waterproof, rugged walkie-talkie phone. The laptop is relatively cool running.

Integrated microphone s select models only located generally at the top of the display. Mar 14, Compaq Presario R Notebook. I, as a customer, should not have to go through this at all.

Posted by russelclark7 on Dec 16, HP Compaq Presario v Company: From our limited time previewing the notebook we can confirm that the cokpaq both looks and feels impressive. You can read it at http: