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HP dv1000 will not boot, no power. Is this a hard

HP dv1000 will not boot, no power. Is this a hard drive failure?

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  • wwjdjata Mar 08, 2009

    I really can not afford to purchase a new laptop, how diffitcult is it to replace the motherboard? I have replaced hard drives, and memory cards in other pc's and laptops so am not afraid to attempt the repair myself.

  • wwjdjata Mar 08, 2009

    I have done the diagnostics suggested at the HP website. At one point; after replacing the memory card(as suggested by HP); the computer did boot, ran for about an hour, then shut down. Has not been able to reboot.

  • wwjdjata Mar 08, 2009

    I will try purchasing a new power adapter. However,if that does not work, is chaning the internal power supply difficult?

  • boy2ghani Mar 09, 2009

    how do check the internal power chips ?do let me know thks...i got dis laptop dv 10000 cannot power on?

  • David Shaub May 11, 2010

    No boot, no POWER-could be an incoming power issue. You MUST be more specific. What did you try? What are ALL the symptoms?

  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer May 11, 2010

    A motherboard first of all if you can find one is $200-$300. Depending on the model, it could take 2 - 3 hours and the removal of about 3 dozen screws here and there. It is a very difficult procedure for most laptops.

  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer May 11, 2010

    He's been posting this question for quite a while in different threads and he gives bad ratings for right answers. If you do help him, make sure it's not a solution or he'll rate you badly.

  • David Shaub May 11, 2010

    A lot more information is needed to even guess what could be wrong.

  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer May 11, 2010

    No, what you describe is a motherboard failure.

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    it won't boot to at least the bios ?

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No Power at all sounds like the Internal DC Power Jack that is soldered onto the motherboard is bad. Send it to these guys www.generalsystemsconsulting.com

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Likely is a power adapter or the internal power supply has failed.

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Check your BIOS settings and see if you can disable the network boot option.

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2nd. Go into the BIOS configuration and see if the BIOS detects the hard drive.

3rd. If the BIOS can't detect the hard disk, the remove the hard drive and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and plug it into a working computer's USB port. If this computer detects this drive as an external disk drive and you can see the contents of the hard drive, then the hard drive is OK and the fault is in the laptop.

4th. If the hard drive cannot be detected then the hard drive is faulty, you need to replace the faulty hard drive in your laptop and install Windows to get an operating laptop again.

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It looks like your machine is trying to use the network boot function, go into the bios and change the boot order so that your hard drive is the first boot device...

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No power - no boot


no power no boot can be indicative of a motherboard failure or could also be the memory. try removing all the memories, hard drive, the optical drives and all external devices connected to your computer. if you get to hear a beeping sound .. your in luck your motherboard is alive and just need to isolate which among the remaining pieces is causing the no power.

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