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When I power up my media center the only thing that shows up on my monitor is the blue HP INVENT screen. Is it my mother board and when the mother board is fried do I lose all my files, etc.? I am not savvy with all of the terms and what they stand for, so please be kind and tell me what I need to do? I am desperate and I have a project with the city due tomorrow that they will not get so please help me.

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2007

    I have the exact problem. But with mine I will open my dvd writer and my computer continues with it's startup process.

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Take the battery out of the motherboard for a couple minuets and put it back in

Posted on May 04, 2008

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The blue invent screen you mention is the initial screen when the plug that goes from monitor to computer is not connected check that it may have come out or it may be loose and cant be seen until you fiddle with it and you might want to check to see any of the lights on the front of your computer is lighting up if they are there aint anything wrong with the motherboard or the hard disk. If they aint then Im afraid unless you have any technical skills the other solution is the better as stated by MAJsteve.

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

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