Compaq Prosignia 150 Beep Codes

  MFL 10:42 05 Dec 10

I have an old Compaq Prosignia 150 laptop. When booting up the monitor no longer works. It gives a series of Beeps 1-2-2-3. Any ideas what this indicates. I imagine given the age of the machine that repair is likely to be uneconomical.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:55 05 Dec 10

Phoenix BIOS
1223 means BIOS RAM checksum

click here

Try a new CMOS battery

  bremner 11:01 05 Dec 10

Here are the Codes for Compaq click here

  bremner 11:01 05 Dec 10

Should have refreshed before posting

  MFL 17:20 05 Dec 10

A new CMOS Battery seems a likely solution given the age of the machine. Can anyone point me in the direction of an idiot guide to doing so (and a good supplier of batteries)?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:29 05 Dec 10

In a desktop they are usually cr2032 £2.99 from Wilkinsons, don't pay PC world prices.

However I suggest you get the battery out first an find the type before buying one.

click here looks like a CR1220

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:32 05 Dec 10

On a Compaq Prosignia 165 the battery is under the keyboard.

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