Question about HP Computers & Internet
My system has been acting irratic, it sometimes goes to the HP Invent screen but doesn't do anything else, sometimes it goes to Window screen but then reboot by itself. Sometime I am able to get into the OS and it works fine, but then it gives me a bluescreen and exits and then doesn't start. I have opened the case and reseat all the cards and RAM, and I have already recovered the system once before and it didn't solve the problem. Anyother ideas...
Ref: HP Pavilion m8530f
Make sure you've updated the system BIOS on this computer. Goto HP website look up the computer, look for updates...download the BIOS update...resolves intermitten crashing. Since updating the BIOS I haven't had any more crashes or lock ups.
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
Sounds to me that you have a RAM problem. From another computer do a google search for memtest86. You will be led to a download of memtest86. Actually download it here: http://www.memtest86.com/memtest86-3.4a.iso.zip extract the .iso file to a location on that computer. There read this: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/ht/burnisofile.htm follow the instruction to create your memtest86 CD.
Boot from the CD and test the RAM in your computer. If it fails the test you will need to replace some RAM. You might have more than one RAM card in your computer. You can isolate your problem by testing with one card at a time. Also make sure to test in different slots and to retest a failing card in another slot to determine if the problem is with your motherboard.
Posted on Aug 26, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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