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Hp dv6000 3 beeps on start(1 long and 2 shorts)- no display present what that mins, what code is this and how to proceed furder ?

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  • f_makau Feb 25, 2009

    my hp dv6000 which is 2 years old has a problem when you switch it on it beeps 3 times no display and blinks on the power on light what might be the problem

  • 1nf3rn0 May 04, 2009

    no ram. tried to reset. nothing happens.
    tried to start only with ac power supply, the same.
    checked vga, cleaned, the same ****.
    3 beeps and monitor doesn't flash.
    tried to connect to external monitor, the external monitor didn't show nothing too.
    can't upgrade bios, as monitor doesn't show any of sights.
    sending to servicenet the only hp provider in mine country :/

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3beeps means display adapter/vga adapter faulty, send to HP.There is an extended year warranty provided by HP for this fault...it is related to the AMD boards with Nvidia chipsets. It's an overheating issue. Mainboard will need to be replaced. If not your display then your wireless will bomb out. This is on all DV6000&DV9000 laptops with the above mentioned setup.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

  • taahirabra Apr 02, 2009

    Here's a link for the so called experts and their tactics...
    If you manage to get onto your desktop after getting the 3 beeps or getting no wireless...Do the BIOS update as recommended by HP. Here's the link...

    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/docum...

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Hum this is due to the nvidia graphic chip on board its a common problem in pavillion dv series with Nvidia graphic card. the vga chip becomes hot and slitly move its must be sent to a qulified tecnician to fix.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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I know a temporary fix helpful for recovering data and it does work as i have used it myself. Firstly turn your laptop on, then turn your laptop upsidown, and cover all the vents with a towel basically cover the whole thing with it. Leave it for 10 minutes so it gets pretty hot, then remove the towel and hold the power button for 5 seconds to turn it off, immediately turn the machine back on and it should work. If it does not repeat the process but for longer. This should enable the laptop to boot for another 6-7 times.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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    what if your laptop cuts out after about 30 seconds?

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Hi anthony,
can you please open your pc and re-seat your ram. Ram looks like thin bars with some chips on it.

give me a feedback

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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Its a known issue of Hp DV6x series, its the nvidia GPU issue, use the hot air blower to heat through the vent for temp fix, you will have to reflow the GPU or else change the motherboard, reflowing wont last for too long as the board has a history of over heating.

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If you have black screen and three beeps, one long and two shorts, problem with hp laptop, please email me goaxer@gmail.com

I know easy fast and cheap way how to fix this problem. Just email me and I will explain everything in low price. With my method I'm using my computer about half year.

My method just fixing problem with black screen and three beeps, one long and two short.

Posted on May 18, 2009

  • goaxer May 18, 2009

    If you have black screen and three beeps, one long and two shorts, problem with hp laptop, please email me goaxer@gmail.com



    I know easy fast and cheap way how to fix this problem. Just email me
    and I will explain everything in low price. With my method I'm using my
    computer about half year.



    My method just fixing problem with black screen and three beeps, one long and two short.

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Try this, is the same thing, only more detailed
1. make sure the power is off
2. make sure the lap top is not plugged in (charging cord is not plugged in)
3. remove the battery from the bottom
4. hold the power button for 30 to 60 seconds
5. plug in the power cord
6. turn it on as usual

if it does not work after numerous tries, then you got a defective motherboard.

I know this thread is old but maybe it can help someone.

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Hello,

You have to open the pc and then try to refix the memory and then also the VGA card ..if still problem occur then you have to remove the VGA and the memory and then clean.

may this help,

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Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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You're a stupid idiot. You think you know computers, do us a favor and stop using them. Leave the tech work for real technicians who hold certifications. BTW, a DV6000 is a laptop, not desktop. Sheesh, you can't even install a simple video card on your previous computer.

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