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04-18-2020 03:50 PM
I have a hp pavilion that im having hard time going into the bios. It boots up and gets stuck on the HP logo and wont move from there. I press esc right at the begginning and it just gets stuck i press F2 to try and enter diagnostics or the set up page but nothing it justs says the specs of the machine and nothing else i cant get past that screen just wondering i think its the motherboard but just wondering what everyone else thinks
04-21-2020 05:03 PM
@jumpman50512 Here's a series of steps that should help resolve the issue for good, it's a bit lengthy, so please go through it one step at a time, we'll be here if you need us:
Step 1: Remove discs and devices
Before troubleshooting startup issues, remove or disconnect all discs and devices from the computer.
Turn off the computer.
Remove any discs and USB devices.
Remove memory cards from the card reader slot.
Disconnect all non-essential devices such as printers, scanners, external hard drives.
Leave only the mouse, keyboard, and monitor connected.
After you have removed all discs and devices, turn on the computer.
If the computer starts, reconnect devices one at a time, to determine which disc or device is causing the problem. If the issue is solved, troubleshooting is complete.
If the computer still does not start and exhibits the same problem, press and hold the Power button to turn off the computer. Do not connect anything, and then continue troubleshooting.
Step 2: Perform a hard reset
Many startup errors and other problems can be resolved by decreasing the amount of power stored in hardware components.
Decreasing stored power is sometimes referred to as a Hard Reset.
After you have completed these steps, if the computer startup issue is resolved, go to HP PCs - Updating Drivers and Software with Windows Update (Windows 10, 8, 7), and then go to HP PCs - Using HP Support Assistant (Windows) to update all device drivers.
IF THE ISSUE PERSISTS, AND YOU NEED FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS, USE THIS LINK: CLICK HERE & SKIP TO STEP 3 ONWARD
(By the end of this article all the issues should be resolved)
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