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HP dv8000 as soon as windows screen comes up, computer reboots to bois and keeps reboot never starting windows

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  • kuzzzer Nov 08, 2007

    i tried that before and even finally reformatted the machine but it still hangs and reboots after the window screen and before the welcome to windows screen enters,hp is telling me that i have a motherboard problem , but it was working fine 3 days ago then started same this its doing now

  • kuzzzer Nov 08, 2007

    didnt work but thanx though , hp telling me i got a motherboard problem , so i might have to send it in

  • kuzzzer Nov 08, 2007

    already did that hp is telling me i have a motherboard problem , thanx anyhow



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Could it be the Boot (Sector) Virus? I was having the same problem, and a co-worker was able to remove the Boot Virus.

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Sounds like it's either bad memory or else a heat issue.

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Your windows might be corrupt. If you have a windows xp cd, boot to it.
Press R for Recovery Console. It will take you to a command prompt screen. Press 1 to select the C: drive. It will ask for Administrator password. If there is any, enter it. If there is none, just press enter.
Next type in "chkdsk c: /r" and then press enter. Leave it to run through the processes and when it completes, type EXIT and press enter.
Now boot to hard drive and see if it will boot up. If it still doesn't boot, get back to me!

Thanks and good luck,

Posted on Nov 07, 2007

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    Rona Heredia Nov 08, 2007

    One more suggestion, try disabling your onboard audio in bios. I had a problem like that and it was my audio faulty and as soon as it is booting up and tries to load the audio, it restarts.




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