I've had many problems with this computer and now there are 3 different things happening when I try to turn the computer on.
#1 - Screen stays blank with all running lights on and beeps 3 times. One long beep and two short ones.
#2 - HP logo and such will show up but it will reset just before loading windows and then the computer will restart with a blank screen a few times.
#3 - Screen stays blank with all the keyboard lights on and just resets a whole bunch of times. You can hear everything starting up, the disk drive and the fan and so forth but it just resets over and over.
The weirdest thing is, is that the computer will start up perfectly sometimes without any problem what so ever. I've seen about 60 different things people think is wrong with it but everyone only has one of the problems I have and not three.
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Re: Laptop screen only starts up 1/4th of the time
Sounds like you have a lot of spyware and malware. Anti-spyware software (such as SpyBot) and antimalware software 9such as Malwarebytes) may not ultimately help, but it's worth a try. I really think that you will need to completely reinstall Windows. Use the CD that came with your system, as it has all your drivers. Let us know if you need help to reinstall. Good luck.
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Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer You could select the option start at last known configuration that worked this will tell you if and what file has been corrupted or missing then you will know if its a hardware issue You might use the system restore to restore your system to an earlier time click start all programs If it is a hardware issue the system restore might not work Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer. 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 if it is a hardware issue the system restore might not work Manual restore points that you specify with the System. Configuration utility Installation restore points that occur before you install a program or a service you can use the system checkpoints or the installation restore points to restore your computer's settings to a date when it operated correctly. This may also help determine the cause of the configuration error.
To perform a system restore, follow these steps: 1.Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK. 2.On the General tab, click Launch System Restore. 3.Select Restore my computer to an earlier time, and then click Next. 4.Calendar dates in bold are possible restore points. Click the most recent one to view system restore information. 5.Select a system checkpoint or an installation restore point, and then click Next. 6.Close all other programs. 7.To start the system restore, click Next. 8.Your computer restarts. Repeat steps 1 through 8 until you fix your configuration issue.
Replace the CMOS battery. In the Control Panel, Power Options, set to High Performance, open Advanced power settings, set Sleep and Hibernate to Never, Adjust other settings to your preference. Set Screen Saver Time. Always turn off the computer and unplug when not in use, it will prolong life and a reboot every day will reset the computer. I would say you have a issue with the outlet connections/plug. If you have a multimeter you can verify.
Pehaps the monitor is going or the drivers need to be replace? How old is the laptop, has there been any damage done, drop, jared? I have aHP DV 9320 and I knocked it over on a carpeted floor and the screen went out a ribbon cable jared loose, I open the monitor and fixed it. It could be as simple as adjusting your desktop to "full, Stretch,etc." in Desktop Background settings.
Turn off the computer. Hold the Fn key and power key to boot the computer in diagnostic mode. Follow the onscreen instructions to see if you have any hardware issues. This sounds like bad sectors on the OS boot partition.
unscrew the back cover of the monitor then remove to access the power supply board, look for a leak or blown up electrolytic capacitor. just replace with the same rating and value a panasonic brand of capacitor much better with low esr.
You probably got yourself a bad backlight or better yet a bad inverter board inside. A lot of experts found if you open this thing up and See any puffed up capacitors replace them as that could also cause this issue. But viewsonics had a issue with a bad capacitor on the power supply board.
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