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Restarting the laptop

My laptop,Hp Pavillion dv 5 series,switches on with a blank screen with only a cursor on it.

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  • ud77 Nov 07, 2008

    When i was last working,no program was responding properly,not internet explorer nor the my computer,nothing.

    So i restarted the notebook,after which,there's only a blank screen with a cursor on it,i have left it long enough after switching on,but i don't hear a beep,and if i try pressing F8 as soon as i switch the notebook on,i see the wallpaper,with a cursor instead of a blank screen with a cursor.

    The only way i can switch off the notebook is by using the button on the laptop,as no other key is functioning,the power switch keeps blinking even after i switch it off,,and when i press it on,there's only a blank screen with a cursor to greet me.

  • ud77 Nov 07, 2008

    no the computer doesn't beep after i press F8,i don't even think the computer's switching off when i press the power button,coz as soon as i switch it on the blank screen appears,,,

    so,maybe the problem is that the computer isn't even switching off...

    Is there any way to switch off the computer?!!

  • ud77 Nov 07, 2008

    Woof!!

    was able to do that and get to the proper desktop,

    haven't installed any new software...

    but i did try shutting down like this and it didn't work before...

    Thanks a TON!!

    i just put in a DVD with songs and it didn't respond and then this problem started...

    Im able to work on it now.


    Thanks for the help!

  • ud77 Nov 07, 2008

    And additionaly,all dvd's and cd's take an awefully long time to read on my laptop...

  • Debs
    Debs May 11, 2010

    If you continuously press F8 until you hear a beep it should come up with a screen enabling you choose safe mode options do you get this, and did the computer beep after pressing F8?

  • Debs
    Debs May 11, 2010

    How long do you leave it, to see if it boots? Do you get the boot beep to let you know that is has booted?

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Keep your finger on the power button until you hear it power down. Have you installed any nnew software recently?

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