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(This is the same advice I gave to this question just a second ago but it is a answer that hopefully will get you going in the right direction.) Basic Input Output System or "BIOS" "your locked out" this is tricky & not for the nube or beginner, there are a few ways to crack the password, there is the kiosk method were you remove the hard drive then plug into the 15 pin port on the side of your device into a device that has software that can read the content that's in your CMOS BIOS, you'll have to weed thru a ton of jibberish code till your see your password, it will be jibberish then something you'll recognize as legible, if your lucky you'll be able to boot "Hirens boot CD" it's open source & 100% free I'll put a link below, I suggest going to your favorite video hosting site & search "Hirens boot CD & BIOS crack" there is Hail Merry maneuver you can try, remove your main battery & the quarter size battery on the mother board, "while powering on & holding down the button" "!now real quick pull the power cord!", this some times discharges the capacitors it will take a few try's if your lucky it will reset the BIOS, The way I prefer shutting it down remove power cord & battery, open it up til you can access CMOS & BIOS chips near the quarter size battery, now remove the bottom RAM leave a or the card in the top slot only, using a screwdriver short the pins on the chip when powering on, "This takes know how & can be a disaster if you do it wrong" or there are services on video sites that will mail you a dongle that you plugin & resets BIOS & other paid methods, you can spend any ware from $20 to a bazillion depending on the crack technique, just make sure to do your homework before you move forward.. I wish I could tell you magic trick but that is what your up agents http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download PS try " 12345 " without the, " "

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on May 31, 2015


I think its looking for a boot command from the card reader. Which means pressing the DEL or F10 or F2 key repeatedly while booting to get into your bios to change your boot order.

If it wont let you, try booting while pressing the F8 key, with luck it may bring up windows boot options, choose the safe mode. When up, Click on Start - all programmes - accessories - system tools - system restore - choose a date prior to problems. (This is for XP, Vista and Win7 slightly different)

Boot from your windows disk, and choose the repair option.

Or download, UBCD4Win , the ultimate boot cd for windows, This will load a windows shell system with loads of diagnotic and repair tools.

You could download and run Ubuntu without installing, that will give you access to any data files.

If none of this works, the only recourse is to re-install windows. But in
doing this, you will be re-formatting the hard drive which will remove all data on the drive.

If you don't have a copy of windows, you do have Ubuntu. I use it nearly all the time now, even though I have a dual boot system.


HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Nov 27, 2014


It could be a bad ram chip or a video chip or even your processor. If you send it to us we can diagnose it for you. The price of repair could be anywhere from 50-140 to repair with return shipping.

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on May 01, 2014


Go to hp.com and find the download tab. Select your laptop model and look for the sound driver to download. Make sure you choose to download it to a location you can remember. Then once it's downloaded, run it. Restart your laptop. This should automatically add the sound back to your

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Apr 12, 2014


try resetting your laptop add more memory and check your hard drive space. might need a new one.

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Mar 03, 2014


check your computer memory if its occupied and if windows is having problems you should reinstall windows with a new copy of windows installer after backing up your files or simply consult a specialist

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Dec 16, 2013


Hi click on start then right click on my computer and select MANAGE from small menu ......wait till the window appears and click on DEVICE MANAGER wait for it to load then you will see the option cd dvd drives if you see a small yellow triangle with an exclamation mark its in an error state ...click the small plus sign on the left of dvd drive option and a drop down menu will come down right click on the drive and select uninstall and restart the computer straight away and see when your computer starts if it loads the drive automatically on right bottom of started screen that might sort it

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Oct 15, 2013


I have bad news for you. If the power on password is forgotten, simply pulling the battery does not reset it. You have to bring the LT to an HP repair center for servicing. Please see the below from HP's website
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/fastFaqLiteDocument?lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=18703&docname=c00375284

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Aug 24, 2013


Clear temp files and reboot
If you're using Skype turn off keyboard shortcuts
Make sure sticky keys are turned off
Keyboard cable/keyboard may need to be replaced

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Jun 12, 2013


No"2GHz Pentium M 760 Sonoma processor,512MHz of average-speed 400MHz memory, an ATI Mobility Radeon X300 graphics chip with a standard 64MB of VRAM,........."http://www.cnet.com/laptops/hp-compaq-nc6230/4505-3121_7-31297917.htmlA) Intel Pentium M, model 760; based on the Dothan Core,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Pentium_M_microprocessors#.22Dothan.22_.2890_nm.29533MegaHertz Front Side Bus. (533MHz FSB)Single-core processor. Mobile processor that is,...how shall we say?Mediocre.B) Ram Memory:512MegaByte amount, at 400MHz, and is an average speed.Which is DDR2 Sdram, that is SO-DIMM style for Notebook PC's; and operates up to a maximum frequency rate ('Speed'), of 400MHz.PC2-4200, or PC2-4300; depending on the ram memory manufacturer.Which isn't anything to write home to Mom about.C) ATI Radeon X300 graphics chipset, which has 64MB of graphics memory.Definitely not going to do, what you are trying to do.No, Johnny; it won't support a 42 inch HDTV, and your internal monitor of the laptop.In fact, IMHO it won't support just using the HDTV.For additional questions please post back in a Comment.Regards,joecoolvette

HP Compaq nc6230... • Answered on Mar 21, 2013

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