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I have hp pavillion DV6-6c35dx black screen with caps lock blinking twice to indicate corrupted bios. How do I flash the bios on this laptop?

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If that computer wont boot to a screen that you can recognize, it is a brick. When the bios is corrupted and it wont allow the machine to start you cannot access any screens that will allow you to recover. It takes special equipment to flash the BIOS when this happens and most places just replace the whole motherboard because this equipment is not used often by repair shops.

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I have an hp G42 notebook when i hit the power button i hear it turn on but nothing happens only the caps lock key light begins to blink


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caps lock blink once: cpu error
caps lock blink twice: bios problem
etc,,,,
please, what is the numer of the blink ?

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What does it mean when your laptop's power lights flash ? Including the power button?


"The following table illustrates the meaning of blink codes used on some notebooks with EFI environment.
The blink or beep codes on your computer may have different meanings. When you contact HP for
support, the agent needs to know the model of your computer and may ask you about blinking LEDs
or beeping tones to help troubleshoot a startup problem.Meaning of Sample Blink Codes for some EFI Notebooks Number of Blinks or BeepsLocation of Blinking LEDsComponent Being CheckedError Condition
Continuous glowBattery power LEDBatteryThe AC adapter is attached and the battery is charging, but does not yet have sufficient charge to power the notebook.
1time---Caps Lock/Num Lock-----CPU------------------CPU not functional
2time---Caps Lock/Num Lock-----BIOS----------------BIOS corruption failure
3time---Caps Lock/Num Lock-----Memory-------------Module error not functional
4time---Caps Lock/Num Lock-----Graphics--------------Graphics controller not functional
5time---Caps Lock/Num Lock-----System board----------General system board failure
6time---Caps Lock/Num Lock-----BIOS-------------------BIOS authentication failure
Continuous blinkAC power adapter LEDPower adapter Insufficient power"

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2 Caps Lock/Num Lock BIOS BIOS corruption failure how to solutions


Give a little more details as to what happens when you hit the power button. How do you know the Bios is corrupt?

Apr 02, 2012 | Compaq Presario CQ61-310US Laptop

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My laptop screen is black and caps lock and scroll key are flashing


That is a security configuration on HP Laptops, depending on the way they blink is the problem your machine has.

Here is the web page where this info is posted, in case you need more info, hope this helps you to determain.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01443366&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=uk&lang=en&rule=26781&product=3816592
This document pertains to HP Notebook PCs with the HP Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) beginning in late-2008. On startup, you may see a blank screen. If the diagnostic utilities detect a specific problem with hardware components, the fan turns on, but the screen remains blank. To help identify the cause of the problem, various LED lights on the keyboard blink a series of codes. The diagnostic utilities use the LEDs near the Num Lock or Caps Lock keys to blink a series of error codes. At the end of the series the blinking stops. The pattern of blinks will occur any time you attempt to start the computer until the error is resolved. Battery power LED blinks The Battery power LED indicates the condition of the power supply. When starting the computer, or when the computer is in operation, use the chart to identify the power condition. Battery Power LED Component Tested Error Condition Battery power LED off, and Caps Lock/Num Lock off Battery or AC Adapter AC adapter not connected or failure

Battery low charge or failure Battery power LED blinking Battery Insufficient charge on the battery When new computer is used for first time, the white LED light for the AC power connector blinks. Battery is still in "Shipping Mode", the light continues to blink even when AC power is connected.

To resolve, turn off notebook, connect AC power and allow battery to charge for at least 30 minutes, then start computer. LEDs near Caps Lock and Number Lock keys blink when starting notebook The LED lights near the Caps Lock and Num Lock keys will blink if an error is detected during the start up process. The LEDs will blink a number of times in a sequence and then stop. The number of blinks in the sequence indicates what component caused an error when it was being tested during start up. If the LEDs stop blinking and the computer does not start, you can press the power button again to repeat the tests. Count the number of blinks, and use the chart to identify the error condition. Knowing the number of blinks is helpful when you contact an HP support agent for technical help. Caps Lock/Num Lock LED Component Tested Error Condition LEDs blink 1 time CPU CPU not functional LEDs blink 2 times BIOS BIOS corruption failure LEDs blink 3 times Memory Module error not functional LEDs blink 4 times Graphics Graphics controller not functional LEDs blink 5 times System board General system board failure LEDs blink 6 times BIOS BIOS authentication failure

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I have a HP Pavilion tx 2000 tablet pc. When i turn it on the power button it shows that its on. The hard drive light does not flash and the caps lock and the number lock button keeps on blinking. My...


Hi

Boss you need to mention here in what sequence do the lights blink.

Anyways you can take help from this

Caps Lock/Num Lock LED Component Tested Error Condition LEDs blink 1 time CPU CPU not functional LEDs blink 2 times BIOS BIOS corruption failure LEDs blink 3 times Memory Module error not functional LEDs blink 4 times Graphics Graphics controller not functional LEDs blink 5 times System board General system board failure LEDs blink 6 times BIOS BIOS authentication failure
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Hi,i have a problem on my HP pavillion DV4 laptop.The screen went black when i turn on and the caps lock and number lock still flashing.can you help???


check out the blink codes here
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01443366&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

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Compaq 6735s notebook pc goes to HP screen, but wont boot


Hi,

First you need to determine how many blinks you are getting when you try to power on the laptop.
Check the blinking codes below and reason behind that for HP Compaq laptops

Blinking battery power LED Battery Insufficient charge on the battery
Blink: 1 - Caps Lock/Num Lock - CPU CPU not functional
Blink: 2 - Caps Lock/Num Lock - BIOS BIOS corruption failure
Blink: 3 - Caps Lock/Num Lock - Memory Module error not functional
Blink: 4 - Caps Lock/Num Lock - Graphics Graphics controller not functional
Blink: 5 - Caps Lock/Num Lock - System board General system board failure
Blink: 6 - Caps Lock/Num Lock - BIOS BIOS authentication failure

Plz get back so I can suggest you the steps to resolve the issue.

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My laptop does no more boot up. As soon as i start , the caps lock and the scroll lock lights keep flashing continuously and the fan even does not run.


Well hellonihar, As far as your issue is concerned it seems to be some hardware issue. LED
Component
Error Condition
Blinking battery power LED
Battery
Insufficient charge on the battery
Blink: 1 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
CPU
CPU not functional
Blink: 2 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
BIOS
BIOS corruption failure
Blink: 3 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
Memory
Module error not functional
Blink: 4 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
Graphics
Graphics controller not functional
Blink: 5 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
System board
General system board failure
Blink: 6 - Caps Lock/Num Lock
BIOS
BIOS authentication failure

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HP DV6110us: 4 beeps, no boot


besides the beeps which indicate a motherboard timing issue. There should be LED blinking codes given on the front LEDs. I will include the blink codes below, but lets try to at least get the system up and running. First, I would like you to remove the RAM sticks from the laptop and just reseat one stick back in the machine. Try to boot with that one stick, if it does not, try the other alone. There have been issues when reseating the ram or re-installing it have temp. fixed the issue. If it does reboot, go to the HP support site, put in your model number of your laptop and download and install an updated BIOS. Below are the blink codes that may narrow down the problem.....

HP DV6000 LED Blink Codes

LED Component Error Condition
Blinking battery power LED Battery Insufficient charge on the battery
Blink: 1 - Caps Lock/Num Lock CPU CPU not functional
Blink: 2 - Caps Lock/Num Lock BIOS BIOS corruption failure
Blink: 3 - Caps Lock/Num Lock Memory Module error not functional
Blink: 4 - Caps Lock/Num Lock Graphics Graphics controller not functional
Blink: 5 - Caps Lock/Num Lock System board General system board failure
Blink: 6 - Caps Lock/Num Lock BIOS BIOS authentication failure

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