01-22-2012 08:18 PM
i have a compaq presario cq57, wont boot up at all,
ive tried a hard reset and it didnt do anything.. the screen stays black, power LED is lit up, the wifi LED is amber, the caps lock LED is permenently blinking..
ive tried plugging in a different monitor and that did nothing,
when i try to power up the laptop, the cpu fan runs for a short time, the cd rom trys to read but everything goes quiet and the leds as stated above just stay on or blinking.
the laptop isnt old, it was bought about 3 months ago. Help!
01-23-2012 07:10 AM
Try a Hard Reset as follows.
Shut down the notebook, unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery. Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds. Re-insert the battery, plug in the AC Adapter and see if the notebook will start.
If the above fails to help and as your notebook is only Three months old, you should contact HP and arrange to have the notebook repaired under warranty.
If you live in the US, contact HP Here.
If you are in another part of the world, start Here.
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10-04-2012 10:46 AM
My computer is on and charging but me screen is pitch black and my warranty goes out in a month. So if I do this and it does work for my laptop, how do prevent it from acting like this again?....because after month if any thing happens then I would be replacing a computer.....
11-13-2013 10:19 PM
11-14-2013 09:33 AM
I am pleased to assist you!
Did you try the solution listed in the previous post?
I am sending you a document on "Start-up / Boot-up" click here. If after following the steps in the previous troubleshooting document, you are still having issues, I would contact HP support as it is in warranty.
Please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region please click the link below to get the support number for your region. click here.
Please let me know the results as I would like to know the outcome.