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My HP Pavilion tx 100z won't turn on

I had the same problem as the others had. I tried following your instructions from the other post but, nothing changed. It still won't turn on. What should i do? Please help.

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  • ralph520 Nov 17, 2008

    looks like there is a trend for this laptop of m/b failures

  • eroeco Dec 02, 2008

    I have the same problem, it would start, lights come on..... but nothing.. everything began when I was typing a report at work. all of a suddden the screen faded....

    turn it off back on,,, same thing restarted again and back on... since then it did not work. I went to geeks, I bought it in Cirquit City, after almost a month they told me that the mother board was gone. it'll cost about $650.00 labor and parts... I found the mother board in about $ 200.00 on ebay and amazon.... I am looking for the assembly manual..... or similar to dare to do it myself... but reading before even try...

    mine is a 14 months n otoush screen hp pavilion tx 1000 turion 64 x 2 win vistas

  • bvrom Dec 03, 2008

    Have the same problem, but it doesn't happen all the time. Sometimesthe system boots normally, sometimes it just stops after I switch iton. Blue lights are on, fan is running, but nothing is happening.Sometimes it displays the message "operating system not found".

    It'snot the hard drive, because this happens even when booting from cd (orwhen altogether removing the harddrive and booting from cd). Harddrivewas also snugly connected.

    Until a few days ago it was workingfine. If this means that soon it will not start at all anymore thanthat is cr*p quality they have delivered here (and I thought hp was aquality brand :-(


  • mural14 Jan 14, 2009

    My HP laptop Pavilion tx1000 is 2 and a half years old. First the CD rom did not work - on starting a CD it would hang. Then the wireless went off. Now it does not boot at all and there is no display. Service centre says that there is a motherboard problem and has to be replaced. Ideas?

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    There is certainly a trend, I am on my second year and my tx1000z had its system board replaced twice. The symptom was that the computer would turn on - fan, leds are on, but nothing would be displayed on the screen, no HP logo, no POST. Finally the computer just started to power itself off after a minute or less of being turned on, indicative of a heat problem. Having my fan assembly replaced now and parts can only be ordered from HP of course. Looks like HP went into new business model of selling cheap computers and making spare parts. This is going to be the last HP laptop I bought.

  • jp07 Apr 06, 2009

    sometimes it boots sometimes it just sits there with a blank screen runnings its fan. i find when it hybinates its going to be a nightmare tring to start. its a shame cause i really lied this laptop, and paid £1000 less than two yeasr ago.. Im hoping teh hard drive is working but cant get teh bl**dy thing out. anyone know how to get teh hard drive out ?

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This was a solution for me, i pulled the hard drive out and cleaned the connectiions to the mother board. HP in thier genius decided to create slot in connection for the drive ( like whats wrong with the normal connections type ?) anyway, open the hard drive cover pull the little black tab ( yes thats what removes it ) and blow the **** out of the hard drive connectors on the board and the drive. mine worked, hope your does. sorry to hear about the guy that cant boot from a CD, this isnt goign to help you :(. it worked for mine

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It is not real hard to put in a new mobo but read the manual CAREFULLY make sure all the jumpers are set correctly. It sounds like bvrom's hdd is going out if not out already. HDD failure means it cannot read your hard drive. If you haven't already back up your drive if it will start and install a new one then install windows again

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