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Presario V2000 Random Rebooting

I bought the notebook about 2 years ago. last year during a power surge my motherboard was fried.  I sent the notebook to Hp and they replaced the motherboard.  When i got it back the computer was fine but i contracted a virus that got into my system32, and know how that ended up.  so i reformatted and reinstalled the OS, and reinstalled the drivers.  After i reinstalled the drivers the notebook would not boot up.  when i power on the notebook the boot screen comes on and then it restarts the computer.  This cycle continues until i hold the power switch down or remove the battery.

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You need to format and install windows from a known good disk, of course you'll also need to obtain the drivers for the laptop as well.
I assume when you reformatted the hard drive, you didn't save the recovery partition?
If that's the case, you'll need to go to HP support for thew drivers.
It sounds like software issues. Good luck

Posted on Oct 24, 2007


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