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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I'd try messing with the memory. Try booting one single stick in each of the slots.
I've noticed that this happens pretty frequently with certain hp / compaq models.
If you've already tried that you can try removing the cmos battery for 5 minutes but aside from that the motherboard has probably gone out :(
I hope it's under warranty!
Posted on Nov 20, 2009
If it seems like you're accessing the hard drive (drive light comes on, flickers intermittently, then goes off, it's a good chance your screen is bad.
First thing to do is plug in an external monitor and start up the laptop. If it comes up with windows, you know it's the screen.
To find out if it's the backlight, or the lcd, toggle the monitor function and shine a flashlight on a slight angle to the screen. If you can faintly see what was displayed on the external monitor, then the backlight inverter is probably bad.
If the external monitor didn't come up, you're probably looking at a motherboard.
The good thing is that all of those are covered for one year under Compaq's warranty, on a new machine.
If you are able to use the external monitor, back up your data, because HP/Compaq usually reformat the harddrive. Additionally, if you've added memory, pull the cards. They want it sent back the way it came from the factory.
Posted on Jan 09, 2010
Well hellonihar, As far as your issue is concerned it seems to be some hardware issue.
Blinking battery power LED
Insufficient charge on the battery
Blink: 1 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
CPU not functional
Blink: 2 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
BIOS corruption failure
Blink: 3 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
Module error not functional
Blink: 4 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
Graphics controller not functional
Blink: 5 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
General system board failure
Blink: 6 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
BIOS authentication failure
Posted on May 02, 2010
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lights up and will stay orange when the Router is powered on. The color orange indicates that
the Router is not using the SecureEasySetup feature, while the color white indicates that the
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the SSID and WPA Personal key, the Cisco logo will stop flashing and stay white.
To clear the SSID and WPA Personal key, press and hold down the Cisco logo for five seconds.
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it easy to set up your wireless network. If you have SecureEasySetup devices, run the Router's
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on. When the Router goes through its selfdiagnostic mode during every boot-up, this
LED will flash. When the diagnostic is complete, the LED will be solidly lit.
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the wireless feature is enabled. If the LED is flashing, the Router is actively sending or
receiving data over the network. 1, 2, 3, 4 (Green) These numbered LEDs, corresponding with the numbered ports on the Router's back panel, serve two purposes. If the LED is continuously lit, the Router is successfully connected to a device through that port. A flashing LED indicates network activity over that port.
Internet (Green) The Internet LED lights up when there is a connection made through the
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