HP DV6000 with vista startup problems...help please!

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HP DV6000 with vista startup problems...help please!

Post by chadlytle on 20th January 2010, 5:24 am

Alrighty I have a HP DV6000 laptop. It runs a Vista OS. Here is the problem...

I open the laptop and press the power button. The computer does its things and starts making the usual sounds but 1 out of 6 times the screen just stays blank. When the screen does work and everything goes right it will go to the main windows display with start menu and then 5 seconds later it goes to a blank screen and seems like the computer is trying to restart over and over again but the screen is still blank for all the attempted restarts. I can run the computer is safe mode and it works just fine but only certain programs are available of course.

I have tried the "trick" where you take out the battery and unplug everything, hold the power button for 30-60 seconds then retry and nothing.

I have tried pressing "fn" and "f6" buttons at startup and still nothing.

I hope its not anything serious to where I would have to take it into a shop for repair but if anyone has any suggestions or know what exactly the problem is, I would appreciate the pointers.

Thanks and hope to have this problem resolved soon! Thank You!

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Re: HP DV6000 with vista startup problems...help please!

Post by Doctor Inferno on 20th January 2010, 5:42 am

Hello,

The "unusual sounds" you are referring to, does your computer beep at intervals?


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Post by chadlytle on 20th January 2010, 5:51 am

Oh sorry I should have specified that...no beeping sounds. I was just refering to the standard startup with the fans turning on and what not. Nothing out of the ordinary.

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Post by Doctor Inferno on 20th January 2010, 5:58 am

Hello,

Could you try a system restore and see if it works?


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Post by chadlytle on 21st January 2010, 12:59 am

I didnt have a restore point so I went ahead and reformated the computer to factory condition. I am getting all the updates right now so perhaps that will include some driver updates and take care of all further problems. I will keep you posted. Big Grin

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Post by chadlytle on 21st January 2010, 3:15 am

Hmm looks as if I have a whopping 97 important updates to do, they are installing now...think that will help a little bit?

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Post by Doctor Inferno on 21st January 2010, 3:25 am

Yeah, install all the updates, they will include security patches etc. I think all should be good now.


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Post by chadlytle on 21st January 2010, 3:40 am

Sure hope so! Thanks Doc.

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