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HP Probook 4520 boots to white screen unable to access bios

I am an IT technician but by no means do I know everything. I have run into a problem that I am unfamiliar with and could use some help. A friend of mine bought an HP probook 4520 from a business that ...
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hp probook white screen with error cancel image and boot to next boot order

I bought HP Probook 440 G1 with windows 8 Pro. I am a ubuntu user so I wanted to install ubuntu with Windows side by side. I tried to boot it from USB or DVD ROM but was unable to do so. Then from ...
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Failing CPU, PSU or Motherboard?

So i have a HP desktop and when I press the power button all sounds well (fans, hard drive) but then it turns right back off within 7 seconds. There are No beep Codes, or noises. So I am trying to ...
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HP pavilion dv6 blank screen, power but no hd Led

I have been dealing with this HP dv6 all day with no luck. Working fine yesterday but today I get nothing but a blank screen. I can hear fan come on, and a few keyboard lights come on, but nothing on ...
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HP Envy doesn't boot from DVD

I would like to perform a clean installation of Windows 8 on my HP Envy laptop but it doesn't boot from the Windows DVD. I changed the boot order (DVD first), tried both with and without legacy mode ...
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Boot Hp Pavilion from SSD

I just bought a brand new Pavilion 17-F050ND. I changed the dvd drive for an SSD. I cloned the HHD to the SSD. Now I want to use my SSD as a startup drive. Have tried various boot settings. But at the ...
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284 views

How to access the BIOS in my brand new HP Laptop with runs FreeDOS?

I've just bought a HP Laptop 255 G2 with AMD quad-core processor which runs FreeDOS and I can' access the BIOS with any command that I know (I tried F1,F2,F8,F9,F10,F12 and Del) but it didn't work! It ...
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Fedora Boot Loader not verified?

I just installed fedora 20 on my sister's HP laptop from a live USB. I told it to take all of the hard drive. It gives me two options from grub: Fedora, with Linux 3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64 Fedora, ...
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1answer
90 views

Ubuntu LiveUSB not booting in HP laptop

I am using a HP Pavilion laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop using a LiveUSB, which I created in the conventional way given on the Ubuntu official ...
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88 views

HP Laptop Model G60-535DX won't boot or do system repair

I'm attempting to fix my girlfriend's laptop, but it is behaving quite oddly. It is a HP Laptop Model G60-535DX, running Windows 7. It won't start, BIOS works fine, I did memory and hard disk scans, ...
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1answer
624 views

HP laptop, “General system board failure”, what next?

I have an HP Pavilion DM1-3101ea laptop with an integrated AMD E-350 APU. Basically the same as DM1Z, if it is of any help. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on it. The problem appeared as follows: i tried to send ...
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271 views

Boot Issue in HP Probook 4520s

I have strange problem, i copied binary file 68AZZ.bin and did followed the step mentioned many places, Procedure i followed: Copied 68AZZ.bin in a flash. Plugged flash plugged AC power Adopter ...
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128 views

Messed up my active partition

I have an HP laptop with HP_RECOVERY partition. I was trying to restore to factory settings. In other words, I wanted to erase everything and have a fresh install (from HP_REVOERY partition) of ...
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How can I fix the boot process on my HP laptop?

My question is kind of similar to this issue. I installed an SSD in my aging HP DV7t-2000 laptop because the old hard drive was failing. Now, when I boot the laptop, it says on the splash screen ...
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Linux boot fails after install

I got an hp pavilion 15 e070sl laptop, bought a week ago and i wanted to install ubuntu alongside windows, (then the installer erased the whole HDD for a bug, but that's another story) The fact is, ...
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1answer
199 views

Guidance and assurances in flashing Presario CQ62 BIOS in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu on an Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX Notebook PC. I'm having wireless/suspend issues as described in this askubuntu post, and after reading the ubuntu bug reporting page I think the ...
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129 views

BIOS not able to boot from USB

I'm using an HP Pavilion dv7-3165 dx. (BIOS version F15 of Insyde H20) I can go into the boot selection menu by tapping ESC, and then F9, and I can see my TOSHIBA EXT HDD, but whenever I plug in a ...
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Win 7 HP ProBook 4540s Press Esc key duration at boot

Model: Win 7 HP ProBook 4540s Message: Press Esc key duration at boot Can the time the message stays at the bottom right corner of the screen when Booting be controlled/ reduced?
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HP Compaq 6510b in boot loop after bios update

I have here an HP Compaq 6510b, which said at boot "your bios failed to complete the update. " and then something like "you may have to redo it". and then it was starting normally. The bios version ...
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1answer
171 views

HP 530 instalation os issue

I have an old hp 530 laptop and I tried to install to windows xp after it had windows 7.I had some problems in booting the windows so I extracted the hdd and made the setup from another computer and ...
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94 views

HP Compaq only shows blinking underscore when booting

Every time I try to boot my laptop, it only shows a blinking "_", even if I try to boot from the windows 7 installation DVD. I think the pc doesn't have any OS installed. I have tried to install ...
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3answers
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How to disable HP client security setup autostart?

Every time I start my new HP ProBook 420g0 laptop the HP client security setup application pops up asking me to set up a password, "SpareKey", fingerprints etc (see the screenshot below). But I don't ...
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Windows 8 x64bit re-install unable to identify drives on HP Envy 4 1002tx

I have an HP Envy 1002tx ultrabook [Full Spec: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&docname=c03342406 ] on which I used to have a Windows 8 x64 Pro dual booted ...
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Installing Windows 7 on HP Pavilion dv5

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion dv5 laptop but to no avail. The procedure I'm following is this: Insert the Windows 7 DVD into my CD/DVD ROM. Pressing F9 to execute the bootable ...
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1answer
47 views

Booting an HP computer onto disk

Simple question: How do I boot an HP dv7-4053cl into bios where I can boot to a CD instead of the internal HDD?
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1answer
715 views

What causes HP dv9700 laptop to turn off 1 second after turning on?

model: dv9925nr I removed the battery, plugged in a new AC adapter (light glows solid around DC jack). When I press the power button it powers on, the fan spins up, then there is a quiet click sound ...
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626 views

Hp Pavilion dv6000 wont boot right and freezes

I have an hp pavilion dv6000 that was having windows issues recently including randomly freezing. I eventually concluded that the hard drive was bad (And I was correct as the bad drive started making ...
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How can I recover from a corrupt BIOS in a HP laptop?

Here is the issue: I tried updating the BIOS using one of HP's software downloads, and even though it exited successfully, my laptop does not boot. Nothing loads, and the screen remains black. I have ...
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“Disk read error, press ctrl+alt+del” message on bootup HP NC8000

I've upgraded my computer from Compaq Evo N1020V to HP NC8000 and also moved my half-year old HDD drive Samsung HM160HC to it. I've got one partition. It was working fine for 2 days and then after ...
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1answer
2k views

HP HDX laptop black screen on boot

I have an HP HDX16-1155CA from April 2009. I was using it last night, and it was completely fine, and I did not do anything abnormal (I was reading my book for English class before I shut it down). ...
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Old HP computer powers off after seconds, hard drive still spins. Power supply? Motherboard?

Someone called me saying their computer keeps shutting off. I brought it home to troubleshoot. It's an HP Pavilion 513c The computer powers on normally, but almost immediately powers off. ...
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Why does an HP dv6 laptop get stuck on the bios screen?

I have an HP dv6 laptop which has been giving me few problems lately, before even booting to Linux/Windows. So, I have a dual boot Windows/Linux setup, and the screen is stuck at the HP logo, with a ...
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1answer
988 views

HP G62 Won't turn on after plugging in HDMI cable.

I plugged in my Rocketfish HDMI cable (which was already connected to my TV) and boom, my computer turns off as if it was unplugged and the battery removed. This had also happened to me yesterday when ...
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1answer
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HP G61 Laptop wont boot- display stays off, caps and num lock indicators blink repeatedly

I had my HP G61 laptop running in sleep for a while. When I came back to it about a half-hour later, it was no longer in sleep mode - the power light and the Wi-Fi indicator light were on (I keep ...
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HP/IBM BLADE HW + machine not boot according to boot order

This problem happens on both an IBM blade & HP blade I installed Linux 5.X on my HP blade from a PXE server. Linux installed successfully from the PXE. I changed the HP Blade boot order so ...
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How do I reinstall Vista from CD room on a HP Pavilion DV9000?

i already have windows 7 on my laptop , i want to remove it and install windows vista , how can i do that from CD room? , someone kindly tell me the steps. p.s : i need to do that without formatting ...
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HP ProBook 4530s not booting up

I left my computer on my desk and came back about 3 hours later. The screen wasn't showing, so I held down the power button to restart. I can't get it to turn on. The charging LED is blinking orange ...
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HP mini reboots after a few days and cannot finds its boot drive. Any idea why?

I have a HP mini netbook running Windows 7 Ultimate. I usually leave it running with the lid shut and connected to power. This worked well for two years. For the past few weeks, I usually find the ...
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Computer won't boot up: “hal.dll is missing or corrupt”

I'm hoping that someone will be able to help me out. I'm in desperate need to recover my data, and I really do not know where to begin. This is my old PC (HP Pavilion M7480N media center, Windows ...
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2answers
733 views

Laptop screen won't turn on

Sometimes when I press the power button, the laptop screen won't turn on. After trying on/off a few times with power button, I give it a few hard punches on its back, and then it eventually turns on! ...
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HP recovery error after moving the partition with gparted

I bought a Compaq laptop that come with HP recovery partition. I moved the HP recovery partition with Gparted from an Ubuntu live CD, and when I wanted to boot this partition from grub2 option, I got ...
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Problem entering the boot screen on HP Laptop

I want to install Windows on a HP laptop. The laptop doesn't boot from the DVD, and I have tried to open the boot screen to enable booting from the DVD, but I can't do that. I've tried: Pressing Esc ...
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Windows Update Configuration Fails Every Boot [duplicate]

A few days ago Windows Update installed when I shut down my laptop. When I restarted it hung at 0% for about 5 minutes. Then it said reverting configuration and continued into Windows. Now every ...
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1answer
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HP Pavilion does not boot

I own a HP Pavilion DV5 notebook. Yesterday evening, everything was working perfectly. Today, it does not boot. It does not boot from HDD and any CD. Yes, I tried connecting HDD to another PC, it ...
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windows xp not booting up! help!

i just used roxo to system restore my laptop from its first saved state. now it won't boot up. it just says. "bootmgr compressed" what do i do with this. FYI my laptop is an HP Mini which do not ...
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What does it mean when HP laptop beeping when trying to boot

On an HP Pavilion dv5210us notebook PC, attempting to boot now results in four beeps and no progress yet power button remains lit. I think this may mean the disk drive is no good and the computer ...
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HP dv9000 Vista laptop won't boot from CD/DVD drive

My HP dv9000 Vista laptop recently got the BSOD with error 0x0000c1f5. The only way to fix this error is to be able to boot from CD/DVD and use some repair software I have. The problem is that the ...
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HP tx2510us shuts down without warning, now won't boot, no BIOS codes, screen doesn't light

HP tx2510us worked great for a year and a half, rarely it would shut down instead of sleeping. It started running hot sometimes, I installed Win7, worked great, still running hot. Before Xmas, it gave ...
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317 views

How do I enter the BIOS setup on an HP P6210T

I hit every Function key, but that just got me into the "Recovery Manager".
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HP MediaSmart EX485 Windows Home Server doesn't seem to finish booting

I have an HP MediaSmart EX485 Windows Home Server with 2 extra drives and it has worked great up until yesterday. I tried to play a couple movies (MP4) from my Xbox360 and all failed to play, when I ...