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Computer starts, attempts to load display, crashes, restarts.

It's really just as the title says.
My HP Pavilion dv6605us notebook crashes when it starts up.
Here's what happens.

1)Press power
2)Wait for display to turn on.
3)Display turns on for less than one second.
4)Computer immediately shuts off
5)Computer turns on by itself after 5 seconds.

The only way I can get the display working and booting into windows is by pressing some of the F-keys while the computer is activating the display. I have no idea why that works.

This is what happened before this problem.
I came home, and my computer was hibernated as usual.
I pulled a flash drive out of the usb while the computer was resuming from hibernation. (might be a factor)
The computer didn't boot up after several minutes, so I held the power button to force it down.
Retried, then it did the whole crashing process.

Only later did I figure out that it starts by hitting the F-keys.
It's fully functional after that.
But why can't I start up normal, without pressing F-keys???


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You should do a system restore. It may have happened because of a system update, if your set up to receive them automatically.

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