If stereo headphones are connected and you are not using them as your main speakers, disconnect the headphones now. View a video on checking for sound output in Windows Vista. If you are sort of handy, you can Web search for your monitor exactly by model number and get a pretty good idea of what failed. And when I do I will definately ask on this forum which models to buy and which to steer clear from. Compaq Presario US Desktop 1. To resolve this, update the audio driver. Thanks for that, not what I was hoping as I have tried looking for the exact same model without success second hand so was hoping there was something I could do to fix the problem.

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A lot of failures start as one component and siund a bunch of others with it in a cascade fashion. Updating the audio driver. Restoring the audio driver Sound related files and settings that become changed can cause sound problems. Thanks for the advice, will update whether the magnets work, Cheers! Compaq Presario PC Desktop.

Compaq MV Monitor always going to standby | Tech Support Guy

This should stretch your windows display across the screen if you adjust properly. CRT monitors are magnetic lil critters.


If sound problems continue, test the sound hardware using HP hardware diagnostic software. Compaq mv monitor suddenly can’t adjust pincushion, horizontal stretch and trapezoid.

There was a problem completing your request. Also you may suond a CRT going flakey. Buy a new fuse.

Find and select the advanced menu items that correspond to audio. Windows has successfully updated your driver software. Speakers – stereo – external. If another monitor works, the problem is with the monitor. Its only when you connect that to the CPU that it goes to stanby after 3 seconds. Most monitors also have an auto adjust option If you can hear sound, you are finished. compa

Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. Enabling a disabled sound device.

Press the F10 key. If you right click on the desktop screen and then properties you can get there.

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs – No Sound from the Speakers (Windows Vista)

There is at least one size which causes a distortion of images being displayed. Go to the next step if problems continue after enabling compwq device. Lots of sound occurring at one peak level stresses the speakers. Failure via electronics tends to point toward faulty design, poor quality components or improper use.


Compaq MV540 Monitor always going to standby

Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Les Dickinson Level 3 Expert Answers. I can turn on the tower and the monitor to power dound up and the tower does it’s normal thing like it is working, the screen on the other hand stays Update the audio driver from the HP Web site An updated audio driver might resolve the problem.

When you sounf your screen follow these steps in order WOW, thanks Cosmic, your ideas are really outside the norm and something I definately would not have thought of, as soon as I get home i’m going to try the fridge magnets. Please try your search again later. Your answer needs to include more details to help cimpaq. Are you a Compaq Computer and Internet Expert?