HP/Compaq :: HP Pavilion Dv2500- Wont Boot Properly, Black Screen

Aug 15, 2009

i have a 1.5 year old HP PAVILION dv2500.

A couple days ago I tried turning the laptop on, and it just went to an all black screen.

I could not click/type anything (nothing worked), and I couldnt open the CD drive.

After a few minutes, the laptop shut down by itself.

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HP/Compaq :: HP Pavilion DV6120US - Won't Start... Blank/black Screen When Turn On

Sep 14, 2009

I'm more of a desktop user but my husband gave me this laptop on January 2007. Since then, I think I only used it for less than 20 hours (we don't have a wireless)... when we got out of town.

The last time I used it, about a year ago, it turned off by itself. I tried to use it again when I got home but the screen is just blank whenever I turn it on. What could be the problem? I don't think it's a good idea to send it for repair to HP as the warranty expired already.

when I turn it on, all the blue lights turn on... but the screen won't therefore I can't use it. Ealier, I hooked up an external monitor but didn't work. Could it be an LCD problem?

The notebook doesn't have any scratch or whatsoever. It still looks like new, yet not working.

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Well my HP dv6000 is still acting up.

Sometimes the laptop will not fully start/load. Meaning it never fully reaches the point when you can surf the net.

When it is not fully functional my mouse will not work when I click on IE or even the start button it can't activate them. It moves but does not activate any icons.

So I'll have to manually shut the lap top down by pushing the power button.

Next time it boots, It may not get to the point where the wireless is not up and running so I can't get IE to run it seems to fall short on booting to that point.

Then I have to hold the power button down to get it to reboot and start again.

Most all the time on the third reboot everything will work fine and run normally.

Time to reinstall my recovery discs and start clean ?

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I just got a few parts replaced on my M1730. After about an hour of it working perfect, the computer froze and crashed. After that,

I could not boot up properly -I couldn't even boot into safe mode.

I have wiped the computer, and I'm still having issues. Sometimes it freezes on the Windows 7 bootup screen, sometimes it freezes on the password screen.

Sometimes it lets me use it for 10-15 minutes before freezing. However, it keeps freezing. No bluescreen, nothing. Just completely frozen. I have *NEVER* had freezing issues before.

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I am trying to diagnose a friends laptop.

At first I thought perhaps the backlight went on it, but since then i've noticed a few other issues.

When I power on the laptop everything lights up and I can hear the DVD drive and HDD startup normally. But I get no HP splash screen and the monitor doesn't seem to power on either. Which I'm guessing means it's not posting, cause I even plugged it into an external monitor and it doesn't even pickup anything and goes to sleep mode.

After about 10-15 seconds it looks like the laptop reboots itself and starts up the DVD and HDD again but nothing...it just loops.

Is there something wrong with the motherboard ? I checked the monitor for a loose connection and the laptop in general for any internal loose connections and everything seemed fine.

My guess is the motherboard went and maybe the backlight at the same time...I have no idea...

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Since two days ago, every time I boot up, my CPU is running at 100%. This is from a full start-up or even out of hibernation mode. After 10-15 it dies down to 5-15% but occasionally goes back up to 100% even when idle.

Besides going to the usual sites I go to, I didn't download anything or visit any sites I'm not used to going to. There was a Windows Update I had in my task bar for several days that I finally installed, but it didn't require a restart.

My anti-virus software is avast! free version (latest version w/ definitions updated).

Under task manager there are two svshost.exe's that jump around from 30 to 50, and Firefox is at 50 or so when I try to run it (which takes 30 seconds to open during the 100% cpu). And when the CPU does die down to 5-15% it says that 'System Idle Process' is jumping up to 95 which doesn't add up.

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Jan 22, 2009

I own a HP Pavilion Laptop.

It says "HP Pavilion dv9000" on the screen frame, and says "HP Pavilion dv9700" and "dv9750ep" on the labels in the back. Guess it makes it a HP Pavilion dv9750ep?

It has 2 Hard Disks, each of 150GB; I believe it's 2 physical disks and not just partitions as in the device manager shows 2 ...
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- WDC WD1600BEVS-60RST0

It came with Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit.

My issue is:

I'd like to try the beta of Windows 7, using the 2nd Hard Disk for that. I've been using it mainly for data backup, but as I have an external drive I guess I could make the 2nd dirsk free for trying Windows 7.

My reason for wanting to try Windows 7 is Microsoft Flight Simulator X. Some of my buddies tried it in Windows 7 and are reporting a noticeable performance increase.

When it comes to Laptops, and since this is my first one, I'm very reluctant to these moves - mainly because of the proprietary drivers... for instance, if I want to update my NVidia card drivers that must be made through HP and not through the regular channels - or so I think.

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Would it be possible to install Windows 7 on the 2nd Hard Disk and make it a Dual Boot system?

Would I have problems with HP-specific drivers?

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Press the on power button, fan spins for 2 seconds and computer remains on with no boot posting. Hard drive light is OFF and I can't hear the harddrive but I don't think it is the hd because I should still be able to access the bios and monitor should still light on. screen doesn't display anything. cd drive works and when I put a cd such as a windows disc you will hear it work for a couple minutes.

I tried everything from resetting the power cycle, removed the memory, harddrive, connected an external monitor, changed the little battery inside the motherboard. all power cables and ribbons are connected. keyboard won't respond though (fn light wont light on and ctrl alt delete produces nothing) ! I hate HP. after opening the computer I realzied what a piece of junk.

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And would that mean a connection is loose somewhere?

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Having bought the unit from a retailer, I took it back and had the last remaining gen 1, which was their display unit (i prefer the lower res screen for gaming-better performance at native res). To date I have not had a single black screen. The drivers and software are exactly the same, which kind of ruined my idea that it may be drivers causing the issue, so I'm very intrigued as to what may be causing the issue.

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Jan 9, 2009

my hp pavillion dv2500 laptop computer.

It use to get hot quick and I was neglected to maintain it well for about 5 months as I have so many other things to take care. It is now getting very hot too quickly.

Now it started giving me problems on starting the computer.

On each re-boot it is behaving weird.

Sometimes it shows 6 login screens and screen will have images shrinked having test blurred out. after couple of restarts its prompt me to repair the windows After I repair; it either starts normally or again comes back with 6 login screens. Even it starts again normally it won't stay more than 30 mins and it automatically shutsdown and restarts with 6 login screens and prompts me to repair the window again. it is keep happening

I contacted HP customer support, but since it is out of warranty period they couldn't really helped me but mentioned to me that it may be a problem with the mother board or video card. But I believe if it is a hardware problem it should behave consistant

What I am thinking is a heat problem with a corrupted OS. But not sure. Any body have any idea how to get out of this problem

my laptop configuration is :

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I tried different things like unhooking the power, uninstalling the battery but nothing helped. However after a couple of restarts I was able to make it show the 'Compaq' logo twice. Each time the HDD LED flickered a couple of times and then the screen was gray again.

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