ALl the applications and files are as normal. As a last resort, I've totally disassembled the laptop. I have no idea how to open up the laptop or such. cj2600 November 25, 2007 | benny, I’ve a Compaq Presario V5000 series laptop which is dead. check over here
Hard reset a notebook with removable battery Use the following steps to perform a hard reset on notebooks with removable batteries. For information on how to restore the BIOS refer to the HP support document: HP Notebook PCs - Restoring the BIOS. Iwould just like to be sure before I spend that much or more likely trash the laptop. thank you very much Ved036 November 30, 2007 | My LapTop is Compaq. read the full info here
Try to start the computer. Please do not post info that is false. Try turning on the laptop without the hard dive installed.
start back up as normal if all goes well it should start up as it always did. Unplug the AC adapter, remove the battery and wait for 1-2 minutes. Related post: How to troubleshoot dead laptops. How to Reset Windows Without a Disk How to Format a Hewlett Packard Laptop Also Viewed Holding the Power Button Down Does Not Turn Off the Computer Does Restoring a Computer
It did 4 short beeps during post the led light comes up and it shuts down again. Use the following steps when your computer emits an LED code or beep code: Step 1: Performing a hard reset or forced reset on a notebook computer Before you begin, turn Any LED activity? http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Laptop-Won-t-Turn-on-Blinking-lights/td-p/895143/page/4 Try removing the hard drive and DVD drive and enter the BIOS setup screen without them.
Should I just give up on it? ---typing this on my Nintendo DS so ignore the typos. Click OK and reboot. Report Me- Feb 19, 2012 at 05:21 PM Also, if I do take it to a place, will everything be deleted from my laptop??? Make sure you have backed up all your important files before continuing.
There are lights on the power button, on the front ON, Battery Charge, and Power Cord indicators. We think that all these startup problems, including the CMOS battery issue, are related to poor connectors between motherboard, power board, VGA board. Sometimes this trick helps. it helped me fixed my laptop by my self….
caution: Your personal files and settings will be destroyed by performing this step. check my blog Disconnect all external connected peripheral devices such as USB storage devices, external displays, and printers. You get these CDs when you buy a laptop. Robert April 17, 2008 | Also, does the graphics card need to be in for it to get anykind of power?
Remove both memory modules one by one and test the laptop with each module in each memory slot. It's very unlikely that both memory modules failed at the same time. 3. Make sure the latest version of the BIOS is installed. http://metafliter.com/my-laptop/my-laptop-wont-start-up.html Most likely your laptop is still covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
I've cleaned the contacts of the memory modules (isopropyl alcohol). The laptop was brought to me because its CMOS battery was undercharged and as a result, the BIOS couldn't hold the user-set values including the system clocks and such. Steve December 4, 2007 | I have a Compaq Presario V5000 with the exact same problem that Benny describes in Post 58.
When plugged-in, power jack could rock up and down but not side to side. HP Envy 14 SPECTRE Press and hold the Power and the Mute buttons (on the right side of the palm rest) for 8-10 seconds. Test the laptop with a known good memory stick. When you press on the power button, the laptop makes a series or short and long beeps and will not start up.
Jerry December 11, 2007 | Hi I have a Toshiba A85, and my problem is as follows. I am a longtime tech in his early 70s about to retire. gronchaje June 13, 2007 | I have same problem that Muhammad Faisal, but in a IBM Thinkpad T20. have a peek at these guys Before troubleshooting startup codes, it is important to remove any dust that may have accumulated.
Jemmy June 10, 2007 | I got almost same problem w/ Satellite M100-164. If the Recovery Manager is operational, the computer will display a prompt to either (1) recover the operating system from files stored on the recovery partition, or (2) create a set You take it apart and it never starts again. What happened?
the bad part is that itsmy dad's and he is going to kill me for this so i cant call an engineer…and i know simply nothing about how to actually enact Sphiwe Mdletshe October 3, 2007 | Hi I have a problem with my packard bell laptop, it for the client she complained that at no notice it just shut down and then it got really slow, then froze so I manually shut it down, now it has a black screen, no cursor , no nothing. If the ticking sound comes from the AC adapter, it's possible the adapter is bad.
The HP documents were useless. it worked and I am so happy! However, the computer stays on plus the fan doesnt stop running.
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