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10-30-2011 09:32 AM
This has happened before when I was in warranty and the HP support guy ran through how to fix it. I'm now out of warranty and can't remember. Summary of the issues:
Fans etc starting up when press the power button.
LEDs blinking twice
Blank screen (unable to see windows login when shine light on screen in dark room)
When doing a hard reset, laptop does not turn on when only power lead attached with no battery. Nothing happens.
Is anyone able to help? Also, is there a way to prevent this happening every year? I have the HP support program on my laptop but this issue still persists!
11-01-2011 02:41 AM
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11-01-2011 02:55 AM
Thanks for your reply. The table shows that it is a BIOS problem but not how to correct it.
Does anyone know how to get the computer to start up so I can update the latest BIOS?
11-01-2011 03:11 AM
You've got this problem because of software which is updating your HP notebook drivers (plus Bios).
Stop using it and this will not happen again.
11-05-2011 09:40 AM
Hi I have the same problem has anyone any idea what the issue is, I believe the BIOS recovery is working. Since if I hold down teh Windows and B Keys the Disk Drive activity starts then after about 3 Seconds the Laptop reboots, So I believe the Bios is being restored. However my Laptop is still Flashing twice indicating a Bios issue. If the Bios is corrupt how do you get the laptop to start from a CDROM with a new bios on it. Any help greatly received.
11-06-2011 01:47 PM
Please write your notebook product number (p/n) and country of purchase.
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