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HP dv6000 Laptop screen only starts up 1/4th of the time

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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The first issue you had with one long beeps and two short beeps is a memory module error. see the following HP website:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01732674&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1842155 I would replace the memory chips and try again. If you have more than one chip try booting with one at a time to discover that one of them may be bad.

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