MY COMPUTER BOOTS UP W/BIOS INFO(KEYBOARD,SPEAKERS)
THEN IT GOES TO "DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER. I TRIED PRESSING F8,& F10 KEYS TO RE-BOOT IT. DOES NOT WORK AT ALL. GOES RIGHT BACK TO THE SAME SCREEN. WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE THIS DISK. WHAT SHALL I DO TO FIX IT. THIS IS A COMPUTER I BOUGHT FOR MY KIDS IN OCT 2005 TO DO HOME WORK. SOMEONE REPLY BACK WITH HELP.
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If your PC has a recovery partition: Turn it off. Before Windows logo appears (after it turns on) keeps pressing F8. Then you should see Do a system restore? Keep pressing F8. Then follow what your computer will give you.
If you have a DVD/CD drive and a recovery (reinstall too) disk: Insert it in. Turn off your PC. Turn it on again. Then keep pressing F12 or F8 (any works). After that you should see a boot-menu. Select the option which says to boot from the CD/DVD drive. Then follow the instructions.
Restart your computer During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the delete or F2 key Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS using the arrow keys load failsafe defaultsor load optimized defaults press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart if this fails to fix the problem During the boot process tap thef8 button three times this will boot into safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and keyboard enabling you to attempt to repair your computer you could select the option start at last known configuration that worked this will tell what file has been corrupted or missing you might be able to work your way through problem if you are unable to find a solution restart back into safe mode you might need to select your operating system to load into safe mode click start control panel administration tools computer management in the left panel events + to expand then system you will see all errors in right panel right click select properties this will tell you what has occurred and the time it occurred you might use the system restore to restore your system to an earlier time click start all programs accessories system tools you should see your system restore option hope this helps you
connect the new keyboard and power on the computer and press f8 and keep pressing upto safe mode will appear then hightlight on enable vga mode and press enter your problem will be solved if not then explain the problem in detail step by step
Hey there, Normally simply pressing a random key on your keyboard or moving your mouse should wake it up, if it doesn't though I think the easiest way to solve this is to simply turn off the sleep mode after x amount of time.
If you have windows 7, press the start button and type in "power options", go ahead and open power options and there you will be able to set the time it takes before your PC shuts down, and you can also set it to never.
If you still wish to use this feature but just want to be able to it's a bit tricky and it won't even work for all PCs but if the keyboard waking isn't working, then it's probably because your pc does have this feature. When your PC is off, boot it up again and enter the bios by pressing F10 i believe it is for HP.
And somewhere you should be able to set which devices are allowed to wake up your computer, all devices are probably disabled now, so go ahead and enable the keyboard to wake up your computer. Now save and exit, and the next time your PC goes to sleep mode you should be able to wake it up by pressing a key on your keyboard.
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this means, there is no bootable disk detected. Make sure there is no floppy drive inserted to the system and remove external storage devices, then try to remove and reconnect the hard disk. Make sure your boot method is set to use the hard disk with your OS installed. If this does not work, you may have to reinstall your operating system. If this fails, it may indicate a failed hard disk and you may have to get in touch with your vendor for warranty replacements if needed. hope this helps.
1. Check the hardrive cable connection (data and DC supply). 2. Under the BIOS setting, make sure that the hardrive is detected (set to enhance mode), this will detects either SATA or PATA., Exit and Save new setting 3. If still no detect, your hardrive might defect n need new one
For that when you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode then go to start menu->run type in run "chkdsk /r" without "" then restart computer then it fix errors . If still not able to see windows then again press F8 then enter in enabler vga mode then go to display property and change screen resolution to 1024*768 then apply and ok then check. If still same then you need windows disk boot computer with that disk. When you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or "del" key then enter in bios then go to boot menu and set first boot device as cd/dvd rom then save settings and exit then it boot with that disk. Follow the procedure and enter in recovery console then type "chkdsk /r" then it fix errors on harddrive then after completion restart it again boot and this time choose "repair previous windows" then it repairs it then you can use windows again. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa.
Disable the Automatic restart on system failure option.
Remove any non-system disc from the computer .
During startup, the BIOS checks different devices to locate the Windows operating system. If the boot order is set to check the optical disc drive or the card reader (if the notebook is equipped with a card reader) before it checks the hard drive, and there is a non-system disc in the CD/DVD drive or there is a memory card in the card reader, the boot will fail. This problem can be resolved by setting the BIOS to check the hard drive first.
Reseat the memory modules .
If you are getting memory errors, most BIOS versions have additional tests that can be run to test the memory.
There could be a problem if one of the sticks is defective or loose in the memory slots. To determine what is causing the memory failure, disconnect all electrical power, and then remove and re-insert the memory modules firmly into the slots.
Some HP Notebook PCs come with two sticks of memory and have two memory slots. On most notebooks, the memory module compartment is located on the bottom of the case, but the exact position varies by model. On some models, the memory compartment is under the keyboard. See your User Guide for the exact location of memory modules on your notebook.
Reset the BIOS to default condition .
If you have made changes in the BIOS setting, such as disabling a device or changing the boot order, it could prevent the computer form starting properly.
To restore the BIOS to its factory-recommended settings, turn on the computer and press f10 to access BIOS setup, and then press f9 to load the default BIOS configuration.
Perform a memory self test .
There are different reasons that you may see a memory error. There could be a physical problem or it could be a program error. If the error is a program error, you will most likely see a Windows error message.
If there is a physical problem with a memory module, the computer may fail part way through the boot process. Most computers have a built-in memory test to help identify if the memory modules are seated properly and are free of errors.
To run the memory test, turn on the computer and press f2 .
If the System Diagnostics screen displays, select the Start-up Test to run the system memory test. Press the Esc key once the memory test is complete.
If the BIOS Diagnostics screen displays, select Memory Test .
Reseat the hard drive .
If you get a specific hard drive error message on a black screen indicating the hard drive error, reseat the hard drive.
If the computer has been dropped or jarred, or the hard drive has been replaced recently, the drive may not be seated tightly. The hard drive LED should blink if the hard drive has a solid connection in the notebook.
Refer to the on-line User's Guide for specifics on locating and removing / replacing a hard drive. HP provides video directions for performing this task for many computer models. Remove and reseat the hard drive firmly into the mounting bracket.
Test the hard drive .
If you get a hard drive error message, you can test the hard drive. Many computer problems are related to soft failures (or degraded performance) on the hard drive. The HP Hard Drive Self Test will repair soft errors on the hard drive, but it will not report the errors. After the test is complete, restart the computer to see if test repaired the problem you may been experiencing.
To run the hard drive test, turn on the computer and press f2 .
If the System Diagnostics screen displays, select the Hard Disk Test to run the hard drive test. Allow the Quick and Long Hard Disk Self Tests to run.
If the BIOS Diagnostics screen displays, select Primary Hard Disk Self Test . Allow the Quick and Long Hard Disk Self Tests to run.
if your computer has a floppy drive and you have inserted a disk, remove the floppy disk and try booting again. if this is not your case you can try out a couple of things 1. Check the CMOS of your computer To do so - Boot your computer and on the manufacturers logo window press F2 or Delete depending on your computer. - In the bios check for the availability of a hard disk drive under the storage category if it exists look for the boot order window or menu. check i your hard disk is enabled for booting in this page. - If all the other methods do not work and your OS is Win XP you can reinstall it in repair mode. Otherwise it would be better to visit your nearest service store.