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I am pretty sure you can't boot an OS from a USB. Burn the install media to a disc or put it on a spare partition. USB boot is for anti-virus or PC Diagnostic Tools.

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That sounds like your hard drive may be dead...

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On that model,there are a few things that can cause your problem.None are simple and the most common is the GPU (video chip) has lost contact due to over heating.
The cost of repairing it, if you could find someone willing ,Would be way more than one that old is worth.

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If you go the hp web site, all is there.

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If you are more than just a beginner you can attach that drive to your PC and run a drive copy program that will create an exact image of your current drive. Once that is created then you can add the new drive to the computer make sure your system recognizes it and can boot from it. I have done this many times.

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Seems to be a known issue on this model. Attributed to a bad video adapter on the motherboard. Also says to check the the memory is correctly seated which fixed one 'black screen' scenario. Read the link

https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/128612/Laptop+turns+on+but+screen+is+black.

Attach the laptop to an external monitor to confirm. If you do get a picture, it is the display.

Lots more info here

compaq presario v5000 black screen Google Search

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Lights can come on but your CPU is not booting the Operating System. Can be the Hard drive or windows os.

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Xp had a lot of issues with shutdown early on, but they should have been mostly resolved.

1. Make sure windows is up to date, IE all updates.
2. Make sure all drivers are up to date.
3. Run some anti virus/adware/spyware programs, could be something preventing your computer from shutting down.
4. You aren't unplugging and USB/firewire devices without stopping it first are you?

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Compaq DT.
no Desktop stated from 1980s to now. 1000s of models possible.
what model PC is it?
no password type stated there are 6 levels of passwords,
no photo of failing screen shown
no OS stated if it is OS PW.
6 levels are here. some are impossible.
http://pcdied.com/passwords.html


this relic?

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top key row, 4th button from right, is wifi on light,
answering for this LED lamp is dead, when pressed.
means driver dead.
Presario 2000 PC old, no OS stated so answers will be wrong, lacking that KEY FACT unstated by you.
6 years old PC true name below.
HP 2000 Notebook PC Compaq Presario CQ58 Notebook PC
came new with Windows 8.
if you upgraded to w10 things break sure. did you?
here is the problem with you not stating the service tag full data and that Pn 123abc.ABA#
the ABA tells the HP expert what chip is there.
modules called wifi mini-pci.

Item Component Spare part number (the offical list of chip OPTION only for YOUR PC sold new)
(16)
WLAN module:
Atheros AR9485 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi Adapter
675794-001
Atheros 9485GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and 3012 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter
655795-001
Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and 20702 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter
657325-001
Ralink WLAN Ralink Ripple3 RT5390F_802.11 b/g/n 1x1 PCIe HMC
670691-001
Atheros AR9565 802.11bgn 1x1 WiFi + BT4.0 combo Adapter
690019-001
Ralink RT3290LE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter
690020-001
Ralink RT5390R 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi Adapter
691415-001

so what we do in a shop
is run our scanner PCI-z and others.
and find what chip is there.
or pop the wifi hatch and look first.
then load the correct driver what is SEEN THERE.

that is it, or call HP and get there help.




https://h30434.www3.hp.com/

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Dead PC, PC fans totally dead
that most times means PSU dead, or shorted modules inside PC> (im sure the power switch wire, to the mobo did not fall off) and the green LED on back of PSU is glowing green , (per manual HP ) means AC power side is good.

SR1200 series desktop made in fact in the Compaq plant in Texas.
2004 newest 2002, oldest.
if the coin cell is that old, it is bad.
none ever last that long; 14 years to 16year old batteries are no good. but a DMM check will not lie to you. 2.9v min, lower bad.

If both fans are dead , the PSU is bad.
in some cases, (no pun) we open the case
power off, (ac cord pulled)
push power on to discharge all caps in the PC,
normally one sees the CPU fan spin for 1 seconded and die. (but that is good PC yours is not)

we remove all power wires from the PSU from it
to HDD, to CD, drives, and to floppy 4 pin power
we do that because shorted devices, cause all PSU to shut down. even in 1/2 of second or LESS.
by design (ATX spec) this prevents fire, in the case/psu.
plug in PC, AC and push power, do fans run now, both must run , not just one fan.
power off again, ac line pulled, push power button again, to discharge things,
now

The once all those pig tails from PSU to THINGS are pulled , but not your MAIN 20 pin connector to mobo
we do what, we remove ram and test each stick 1 by one.
doing same tests, AC line pulled. remove RAM.
but 1 stick reseat it, and test for power on again.

if you have the original DDR memory sticks test them 1 by 1, each. ok>? they can short too. 94c62a99-50e0-4817-b127-42fc295914d0.jpg

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old compaq? 2700 old old relic. 17 years old today (2001 made)
packed full of lint do dought.!!! and overheating.
windows what? xp to 10, what? please do not post.
F8 tell me, its w7? we hope
it came with windows 2000 or XP that is for sure.
what is it now? click control panel, then system
or tell me oldest date of files in C:/windows folder.
XP was born in 2001.

XP is virus magnet and all are infected with 700 exploites +++
a counting and not supported by MS.com
vasta has no self repair modes and is doomed for that 1 reason.
W7 has legs, is it w7? is it running IE11," if yes its W7
self shuts down fans and screen goes black,>?
no errors to screen
no text errors,
no beeping no blinking caps lock led codes.
steps that work on all old PCs like this.
  1. remove that 17 year old shorted huge batter and leave it out.
  2. now the RTC coin cell is bad, not one ever ran 17 year ever.
  3. next we clean all that lint out of all vents and RAD and fan or it will overheat for sure and all PCs shut off if overheated.,
  4. Next test HDD, if its dead no repairs are possible so we fix that next.
  5. then load linux best on this old PC, or w7 might work but costs $120 to try it. no free try like W10, at all,

clean all vents
all oF big RAD
and fan blades.

http://pcdied.com/overheated.html

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Most motherboard manuals are available on the internet and are easily found with a simple search.

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a very old PC, CQ60-nnn n what is the nnn sub model ?
-100, -200, on up. to 600...??????????
7 years old?
that LCD is bad, as will be CCLF tubes soon if not now.
CCFL tubed PC sux. do no put cash into any CCLF screen of any kind. ever, now. ok?

BAD LCD it is. and more, I promise, on any 2008 PC.

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better answer, nobody runs XP now.
unless , you love pain, do you, XP is virus magnet.
why in the world run a 17 year old OS>????

a list of endless bad here, read it and do no us XP ever again.
for sure online. dont.
http://www.pcdied.com/XP-sux-sg.html

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no pc stated
1985 to 2013 , compaq Trade marked.
they sell them on ebay cheap.
for all PCs made.

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Fixya does not sell chargers for Compaq Presario 1200XL600 laptops.

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no PC stated, just the word COMPAQ , 1000s of models made
no 2 the same ,unless are. same model exactly.
not even laptop or desktop clued.
wow.
ok ill bite for zero inputs but one word, not working;
1: does it run with the big battery removed, ?
2: does the fan run.? inside, silent is a top clue is it?
3: does the screen ever show text.?
4: if yes, you get this far, does BIOS work now, the screen prompts you what to do now. hit x to enter setup(BIOS)
can you?

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we first buy a new battery.
if original that battery is 10 years old today
no battery that old ever lasted to today.
so....... buy new one
it is also the first thing to fail on all laptops./notebooks.
most times.

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