I can turn on my laptop and it will begin booting up. I can see it. When I enter my log in and password and press enter the screen will flash and go black. I can hear it processing but no display is there. I plugged in to another monitor and when it gets to the login I can see the display on that screen just not mine. HELP!
Try pressing and holding the fn key while pressing F4 to switch between display modes (it might F5 instead) Wait a few seconds after pressing F4 before pressing it againt to give it a chance to switch. It sounds like you have it set to use and external monitor and you need to toggle back to the built in LCD.
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Re: HP lap top computer
I think u should try this to see where the prob is from.restart yr system keep presing f8 on yr keyborad to an extend yu will see an advanced startup option then chose the one with vga boot or something then wait n see if it boots normal.
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Ok this sounds easy when you were putting in your password in system registry bootup you hit the switch screen to use display video back paralel remove the password and reset the boot process parameters back to default this should relieve your problems
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When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as the user to log in once you have your computer running again you have to take control (administrator)control panel useraccounts on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there or if your computer has a system restore you can restore it to an earlier date which will have your personal settings or during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain keyto enter set up
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there
click start control panel user accounts
on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there
Probably the easiest way to resolve this issue is by following the steps outlined below.
1. Shut down the computer. 2. Turn the computer on and immediately press F8 repeatedly until you get the "Advanced Boot Options" menu. 3. use the down arrow to select "Safe Mode" and press enter. 4. Window is should start with a "Help" window. 5. In the help window there is an underlined "What is System Restore?" Click on that and "Click to open System Restore" 6. click on that and a new window comes up recommending restoring to a previous state. 7. Click ok and the operating system should restore your computer successfully and reboot into normal mode.
Insert your Windows XP CD into your CD drive
and boot your computer. If you receive the message "press any key to
boot from CD," press any key.
Press Enter to setup Windows. After accepting the license
agreement, you wil be asked if you want start a Repair process.
Press R to begin the Repair process. Setup will now check
your disks and then start copying files, which can take several minutes.
After this, reboot. Let the computer boot normally (do not press a key
to boot from CD).
Keep your eye on the lower left hand side of the screen. When
you see the Installing Devices progress bar, press SHIFT + F10. This
will open a command line console.
Type NUSRMGR.CPL at the prompt and press Enter. This will
give you access to User Accounts. Remove or change your password. Write
it down! After the repair is finished, you will be able to log on with
your new password.
Press Enter to setup Windows. After accepting the license agreement, you
wil be asked if you want start a Repair process.
Press R to begin the Repair process. Setup will now check your disks and
then start copying files, which can take several minutes. After this,
reboot. Let the computer boot normally (do not press a key to boot from
Keep your eye on the lower left hand side of the screen. When you see
the Installing Devices progress bar, press SHIFT + F10. This will open a
command line console. Type NUSRMGR.CPL at the prompt and press Enter. This will give you
access to User Accounts. Remove or change your password. Write it down!
After the repair is finished, you will be able to log on with your new
Insert the Windows XP bootable CD into the computer.
When prompted to press any key to boot from the CD, press any key.
Once in the Windows XP setup menu press the "R" key to repair Windows.
Log into your Windows installation by pressing the "1" key and pressing enter.
You will then be prompted for your administrator password, enter that password.
Copy the below two files to the root usually C:\ directory of the primary hard disk. In the below example we are copying these files from the CD-ROM drive letter, which in this case is "D." This letter may be different on your computer.
If you are using Windows XP, insert your Windows CD in the CD/DVD drive and restart your computer, make sure it boots from the CD. After loading a bunch of things, you should see a screen that tells you to press "R" to go to the recovery screen. Press the R key and when that screen loads, press 1 to log onto Windows. If you are asked for a password, just press the enter key. When you get a C:\Windows prompt, type chkdsk /r and press enter. It will take up to 90 minutes for this to run. When it finishes, type exit, press enter and remove the CD from the drive. Hopefully this will fix your problem.
Oh, you must be an Administrator, right? If there is another Administrator account on the PC, it can restore your password through User Account Settings -> Manage Another Account.
If not, I have a complex way. First, restart the PC. When it shows the HP logo when booting up, press the button for Setup (it is shown at the bottom of the screen, and it is F8 on my HP tx2001au).
Now, don't get scared by what appears. It looks a bit complex, but it is very simple and easy.
Navigate using the keyboard. Press the right button to move to the Security section. Here, press Enter on the Administrator Password option. Now enter and confirm a new password and you're done.
See the bottom of the screen for the button for 'Quit Saving Changes' and the computer will reboot. Now, I guess you can enter the new password.
If this doesn't work, see online for ways to reset a password in Vista. There are some softwares to burn to a CD and use.
If it is an XP, I guess there is nothing to do. Just press Ctrl+Alt+Del on the logon screen to see the classic logon screen. Type in the username 'Administrator' without quotation marks and the password blank. Press Enter and enjoy.
Start up in safe mode pressing F8 on boot up and select safe mode.
When in the system under administrator there will be option for you to delete the password on your account.
Re boot then enter again with no password.