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01-07-2012 01:20 PM
open side panel remove cable from usb reader and others cd too i have not pulled all back in just in install new mother board same thing stuck no key board 1 blink/ f10 got setup ..... stuck . This may be a chip set driver not installed. or a bad hardware pulling to mush power. I change CPU, MEM sticks. Power supply all the same thing. Just pull these cable to hadrware not hdd. boot right up . BINGO> down 1yr.
03-18-2012 08:59 AM
I just posted a question about this didnt know anybody else was going through what i was with my computer somebody come help what do we do? please help got to school monday.
03-23-2012 06:26 AM
i'm having the same problem with my hp a6554f bougt in 08, had in in repair shop for 10 days the guy couldn't figure it out, he said get a new hard drive, but don't want to spend the money if it's not that..does any one have any help> stuck on invent screen, it will says going to setup but just hangs there. i'm really frustrated !
03-28-2012 10:49 AM
Excactly the same problem here, on a desktop m9860sc; frozen on start-up, hanging on the HP blue-page with the f10-f12 setup options etc, but no response whatsoever from the keyboard, mouse, startup-cd or anything but the off-button !! %&"#
Have tried power on/off in various ways, vacuum-cleaned it, started up with/without memory-sticks, and without anything connected- same result.
Doesn't seem to be anything wrong with the power-supply. Would like to disconnect the power to the hard-disc and boot again, but the cords are hard to get to, so haven't tried that.
Could this be a malfunctioning hard-disc?? Or is it a software-problem??
Hard to believe that none of the HP-rep's around here would not have a clue..!??
03-28-2012 10:03 PM
I have been dealing with this same problem; I have an HP Pavillion a1130n, with XP, ser pk 3. I tried everything also, but I read somewhere on another post that a person took out one of the DIMM sticks and started the computer and it booted right up. Then he put the memory back in and it booted up ok again. I did it and it worked so I thought it was ok, but I had to power down because of a thunder storm and when I tried booting up again, it was the same old story - blue invent screen and my power button will not turn it off. I have to unplug the CPU. I will undertake to get one of the memory sticks out again and it will probably work but this is not fix. It will get old having to do that because we have a lot of storms and this method is going to get old. Would appreciate any help I can get.
03-28-2012 10:06 PM
I have read so many of these same complaints on the internet. Since this is such a widespread problem, couldn't HP come up with a patch to fix it?
04-01-2012 10:09 AM
After days of searching for a solution, I have found that this problem is affecting lots of different models of HPs. Looks like since this problem is so wide-spread, HP could find what the problem is and create another Service Pack or patch.
04-01-2012 04:05 PM
04-02-2012 11:27 PM
I know I'm a newbie at this but I still think since it is so widespread that HP should take accountability and create a fix. It seems that with so many affected and with so many different models, they should come up with something that we could download. I, for one cannot afford to put out a lot of money for repairs much less a new computer.