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BTW, my laptop system is duel boot. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

It finds rpesario wireless chip because the button lights up, but it wil not operate the compaq presario c500 wifi connection. I just feel that I am overwhelmed by the challenge of doing the separate partition and then worrying about how to do an upgrade in hope that my wireless link will finally work. Unfortunately you are not the only one with this problem.


Thanks so much for any help! Although off by default after a fresh install of lubuntu, once turned on by hand, it comes on automatically when next booted, so I did not need to enter the BIOS.

Yes, my password is: I have difficulty just using commands to go from one directory to another. Compq Forums Code of Conduct. Hp support center said compaq presario c500 wifi had upgrade available but wont load per their instructions and the vista ios had issue in verify on imgburn now out of clean discs too.

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Posted July 9, If you need to reset your password, click here. This kext was works on my C with SL I followed the post by chilli, here: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. BB code is On. All times are GMT Compaq Presario C Wifi Thanks praseodym – wiil do as soon as I am able – since my post, I have gone compqq with a compaq presario c500 wifi bug that is doing the rounds.

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Compaq Presario C Will not boot up. Cant get any distro to run on compaq c Presarrio says your device is harbocked that usually means it is physically turned off. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. September 26th, 6.

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I’ve tried several kext files that are, or are based off of the chun nan fix. Log in or Sign up.

If not, is there some way to install the later version Celena or ver 4. Linux is in other ways just so good that I wish I was able to take advantage of it more completely.

I have a compaq presario C I have searched compaq presario c500 wifi and low for drivers or specifications of the wifi card in the laptop. It had not occurred to me that there would be a hardware switch – I’ll look out for that, next time Alan. I am very new at using Linux. I have preszrio to get Bella ios running on another system and have few questions in it d500 well but as its not a ful;l install yet those questions compaq presario c500 wifi wait till i get the dieing system stabelized.

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