Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Press sleep button and switch on/off button to be able to see login screen

Q: Press sleep button and switch on/off button to be able to see login screen

Friend of mine has got problem with his desktop (XP SP2) , when he starts the PC it boots normally till it reaches where it shows windows XP logo then the screen gets blank (i.e he can not see the login name for users).

What he used to do: is press the sleep button on the wireless keyboard, then after that press the hardware switch on/off button (not the reset button) on the tower of the hard box.

After pressing switch on/off button, he gets directly (pay attention to this) to the login screen where he can see the usernames for all users.

He has to do this procedure every time he would like to boot the desktop

RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Press sleep button and switch on/off button to be able to see login screen

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: Press sleep button and switch on/off button to be able to see login screen

VGA is NiVida with dual outputs, similar to below image

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/97/PCI-Express-graphics-board.jpg

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 116.4

Hi every one,
Recently I purchased new PC,
After installing windows XP Pro SP3 I found that there is a missing button in Power option properties. The missing button is (When I press the sleep button on my computer), I can find only (When I press the power button on my computer).
My system configuration is as follow
Mother board Gigabyte EP45-UD3R Rev 1.1
My graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 5670
Windows XP SP3
RAM 4Gb Kingston DDRII
CPU Core 2 Quad 2.66 GHz
It worth saying that I can shutdown, hibernate or put my PC into sleep mode, so the functions are working but only the button is missing.
I will appreciated very much if some can advise me how to restore the missing button. Is there some option in BIOS that will enable this button?
I contacted Gigabyte customer support, but they directed me to Microsoft, I also contacted ATI but they directed me to Microsoft or BIOS settings. In my BIOS I can't find any option that may affect this button. Any advise will be appreciated
Best regards

A:[SOLVED] Button of (When I press sleep button) is not available in my Power option pr

Does the case actually have a separate Sleep Button? I suspect it's not even connected, as the motherboard manual doesn't show a connection for a Sleep Button, only a Power Button.
Windows Power Options won't list it, as it doesn't exist.

If you have a Sleep Button on the keyboard, it might not be listed in Power Options either. That would be up to the Driver software to add that option. You may have to use the software that came with the keyboard to configure the sleep button on the keyboard.

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 106

I have hide all of my administrator account from login screen on windows7 by editing registry entry "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \SOFTWARE \Microsoft \Windows NT \CurrentVersion \Winlogon\SpecialAccounts". Now I have only one power user account. I can't
login with admnistrative account because there is no switch user button on login screen. Even if I click on switch user button from start menu this will load the login screen with the power user and I don't have any option to change the username.


How can I get rid from this?

A:Windows 7 login screen switch user button problem

Hi,
I see two choices:
-by safe mode (pressing F8 before  windows load), you should be able to modify your regkey
-by right click maintening "shift" key on regedit then "run as different user" you should be able to enter your other credentials

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 100.4

Hi,

Please could someone point me to a way of making it so that when I press the Power Button on my Windows 10 desktop that the computer will power down without me having to click with the mouse to turn off various programs or clicking the "restart anyway" button that appears. I managed to do this with windows XP in the past. I think it might have been a registry alteration?

Thanks for any advice?

A:Switch off PC without mouse clicking when press the Power Button

You can press power button any time to power down the computer . But it is not recommended .for several reasons one is that something may be running in the back ground The proper way to shut down a computer is to click the windows button in the bottom left then click power then it gives you three options -Restart, Sleep, Shut down. That is the only way I have ever known to power down a computer

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 100

Whenever I press the sleep button on my computer, or when I leave it idle and it goes to sleep by itself, I get a blue screen of death. I would really like to solve this issue and it would be great if someone was able to help me ...

Now, this computer came with an AMD video card, but I uninstalled those drivers and took out the video card and installed a GTX 570 from EVGA. The drivers are up to date, so I am pretty sure the new hardware is installed correctly. Furthermore, it was not doing this for the first few months of having the video card installed. This is very recent, so I don't understand what it could be...

I've attached an image of the BSOD so you all can see.

Thanks for any help you can give
 

A:BSOD when computer goes to sleep or I press the sleep button.

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 99.6

I set my Dell Inspiron laptop (Windows 8) to sleep after 15 minutes (never to hibernate) whether on AC power or battery.
This allows me to take out my laptop from my bag, open the lid, enter my pin and get to work quickly.
One thing that baffles me is that when on AC power, I have to press the power button to "wake" the laptop out of sleep
instead of just pressing a key on the keyboard. The power button is this tiny chicklet metal button that is awkward to press.
Any way to set Windows 8 to wake on keypress when on AC power?
Thanks

A:power button press to come out of sleep

You do not find it in Power Options to change power button from doing it? Only know ways if using an external USB device. Should be a sleep button or one of the F buttons or Fn.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 98.4

when i press this little button on my logitech keyboard with the cresnet half moon, it goes to sleep. What really happens? Do programs like kazaa cease to function/download the stuff that is downloading? anyone anyone beuler?
 

A:What happens when I press the sleep or standby mode button?

All programs cease to function, the computer enters a suspended state similar to "off" but with a faster recovery time.

Be aware that many applications simply do not like being suspended and may behave unreliably when resumed.

Its usually more reliable on laptops, which have been designed with this feature in mind.
 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 97.6

My Computer wakes up from sleep only when I press the power button but not a button from my keyboard. It is still functional and I can use my computer but I would like to use the keyboard to wake up my computer. It is home built and Windows 7. Any help would be appreciated.

A:My Computer wakes up from sleep only when I press the power button.

Welcome fr4mindia.

My suggestion is to look in your BIOS to see if there is a setting to allow "Wake on Keyboard".

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 97.6

Hi,

When I press Sleep button, I expect Windows to get into sleep mode at once.
But why Windows spins up CD/DVD drive?

This is very annoying, since I am putting my laptop to sleep mode several times a day.

Thank in advance for any help.
avgfk

A:Why Windows spins up DVD drives when I press sleep button?

does your CD/DVD Drive has a disk loaded?

if there is; try removing the disk inside your cd/dvd drive and put your laptop to sleep.
just a thought

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

i was gaming on my pc and suddenly call of duty crashed and I had to shut down my pc. Now when I press the on button the computer starts but nothing is displayed to my monitor. What do I do!
 

A:Black screen when I press the on button. Windows 10 pc

Check the video cable connection first. If this is a laptop then try connecting an external monitor.
 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 88.4

Hey guys, just a shot in the dark question, but:

I put a fresh install of windows 7 64-bit on this PC I built for my sister, and everything appears to go fine. However, after updating the bios, and installing the gfx card drivers, she tells me that when she presses the power on button, she gets a blue screen, the computer reboots, and then everything is fine.

Ideas as to what that might mean? If this is too little to go on, I'll head over there asap and go through the whole process, I just want a starting point.

Thank you for your time

Small edit: the system specs of my profile are the ones for her computer.

A:Press power button, blue screen after beep, then fine.

Check for a dump report. If you have one post it.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 88

For the past couple of months, I've had an issue where the button that normal puts the computer to sleep has been replaced with the shutdown button because it thinks i've downloaded updates, even when I haven't been connected for a week.

I wouldn't normally mind something like this but, it makes the computer start up and shutdown take forever. thanks
*!*!*!* Please refer to later post as I've explained the problem better there. *!*!*!*
 

A:Sleep button has been replaced with shutdown button

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 88

Hi everyone, I have a very weird error here...
My PC is a P4, 3,4GHZ, 1GB RAM, Radeon x800xl running WIN XP with SP2
But the real problem is my keyboard... I got an a4 tech kehyboard AntiRSI keyboard, and a few minutes ago while I pressed alt+tab to get out of a game (PES5) it went in stand by mode....and the problem is I can't even get out of it...
I restarted, went in windows again and tried to see what proccesses are running and pressed ctrl + alt + delete and it went in stand by again...
Anyway I founded that this is caused when pressing the left ALT button...My pc seems to confuse it as my sleep button ( I tested this by going in Control Panel - Power Options - Advanced and played with the "When I press my sleep button on my computer" and selected different options and when I pressed the left alt button it did what I selected in there )

Does anyone know what's the cause of this and how I can fix it?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.8
A:Inspiron 1750 Blank screen on start up with 7 steady beeps and repeating after i press <Fn> key on with Power button

Usually a processor or motherboard failure--nothing good or fixable.
www.parts-people.com/.../

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.8

Please let me know the difference between sleep button and power button

Is sleep button the one which will be on the keyboard?

On the CPU there will 2 buttons one will be to start the computer and another one to restart computer?

Can these buttons be used to work like to enter in sleep mode, hibernate mode etc(Making changes in power options in control panel)

I'm having windows 7 computer

A:Power button and sleep button

sleep buttons depend on the manufacturers to where they go. most laptops sleep function is assigned to an F key and used in conjuction with the function or "fn" button. usually on F2 or F3.
These buttons are not programmable via the power options in control panel.

if its a desktop and doesnt have a dedicated sleep button you can reasign the task to either the restart or power button within control panel and or set it to sleep/hybernate after a given time.

Read other 5 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

I just installed ZoneAlarm Security Suite, and when i reset after it finished installing my account button was gone! I logged into a different account, and found that all my documents and settings where there (in, c:\Documents and Settings\) and when i try to make my account again with my name, it tells me i already have an account (because my folder is still there). I tried renaming my account folder to something else, so i could make my account again and rename the folder, but it was In Use. any solutions?

A:My Login button on the startup screen is gone

A User Account Does Not Appear in the User Accounts Tool (297221)

~GICodeWarrior

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84

Help the four button on my keyboard doesnt work. when i press it it makes a camera sound and nothing comes on the screen. and no i dont have filter keys on

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.6

there is no switch user option available at windows 7 start up/lock screen (when you are asked to enter your password) i want to log in as a domain user but i can't log in due to there is no switch user option available at start screen, 
can any buddy help me in this regards

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.6

Hi all,

Some Background
I'm currently administrator of a couple different groups of computers at a university, and I've been looking into changing the layout of the logon screen. I've found a lot of information, but something that I have wanted from the start has eluded me.

What I'm trying to do
I'd like to set the logon screen (or welcome screen I suppose) to display only one available account: the guest account that I have personalized for professors or students to use (not the same as the default Windows guest account). I would also like to have the option to switch users at the logon screen, preferably with the on-screen button that says switch users which I can't seem to get to display using my methods.

System Specs
All of the PCs I am administrating have some differences... Simply put, I have a bunch of desktops running Win7 Pro x64, and a bunch of NetBooks running Win7 Starter x86.

What I have tried
I've made my attempts on one of the NetBooks thus far since I can carry it around. On Win7 Starter it seems that "Switch User" is disabled, but I think it is still in the PC because when I tried a Registry Hack that hides all user accounts except the one that was last logged into, I had the option to switch users, but only when the account I last used had a password. The guest account does not and cannot have one. Anyway, the registry hack I just mentioned involves going to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList and crea... Read more

A:Trying to make logon screen with guest account and switch user button

Your best bet probably would be do not display any accounts.
Log On with User Name and Password

But your users would have to memorize login. Or you can write a little note right on the Welcome screen wallpaper by editing it in Paint and changing it.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.6

I just got my computer back from repair, and the power button on my login screen is missing. Does anyone know how to enable it? I guess Acer disabled it while repairing it.

Help, time, and understanding would be greatly appreciated.

A:How to put Power Button back on Login Screen?

Hello Jesse,

This may be able to help restore the power menu on your sign in screen.

Shutdown Power Menu - Add or Remove from Sign in Screen

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.6

i have a new carbon x1 notebook. it's a nice notebook, the keyboard is quite ok, but, the print screen button position just pisses me off is there a way to rebind it somewhere else? also, i am missing the dialogue button that uses to be on that place where lenovo has a print screen button

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I'm having trouble logging into one of my Desktops with Windows 7. I had simply locked my desktop and when I came backup, on waking up the monitor, I noticed that the screen shows the text "Press ctrl+alt+del to login" with the Windows 7 logo underneath
on a black background. This used to be the default blue wallpaper earlier. On pressing ctrl+alt+del as usual, I see no user account displayed and no text box to enter the password. Only the "Ease of Access", "Cancel" & Shutdown buttons are showing
on a black background. I can't enter the password anywhere. I restarted the machine to check if the problem disappears but to no avail. It still doesn't gives me the password box and a black background.
I've tried memory tests and startup tests from the boot menu and its still not fixed. Even safe mode gives me the same login screen without a place to enter my password. When I try to Remote Desktop to this machine from another machine, it gives me the same
3 buttons on the default wallpaper and no place to enter the password or select a user.
Any ideas on how to fix this. Any help will be really appreciated.

A:Stuck at login screen without password box & only cancel button

According to your description, please try the following methods for a test.
Method 1:
I would suggest you to run SFC scan to check for missing or corrupted system files.
Run System File Checker (SFC) scan to fix any corrupt system files. To do this, follow the steps mentioned in the link :
How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833
 
Method 2:
I would suggest you to perform a system restore
You can refer the link:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/system-restore
 
If there is not any working Restore Point, please compare the following 2 registry tree with a working computer.
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify
 
Best regards,
Della Li

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I have Windows 7 Ultimate x64. One day I turned my computer on and it booted up to just my desktop background. My icons, the task bar, even the windows login screen were gone, it was just my desktop background. I could see and move my mouse, and right click for the desktop menu, but nothing else would work or show up. CTRL+ALT+DEL would just make the screen go black.

I read about how it could be a corrupt user profile or something like that. I followed most advice I read, disabling non-microsoft services, booting to safe mode, making a new user profile, deleting certain registries entries, running system restore. Nothing worked (Although everything would appear in safe mode).

I was getting mad so I said screw it, and just formatted the hard drive and and reinstalled Windows. It installed just fine, but when it booted up to the desktop for the first time, everything was gone again. So I used a separate Windows 7 Home Edition 64x I have for my wife's computer, and installed that to just see what happened, same thing.

I have no idea where to go from here >_< Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Taskbar, Start button, Icons, login screen gone.

Quote:




formatted the hard drive and and reinstalled Windows




Is this a Desktop computer or a Laptop?
Can you please supply the specs:
Computer Make and Model#
Processor,
RAM
Video Card (make, model#)
Power Supply Unit (make, model and Wattage)
HDD capacity (manufacturer)
When you turn on the computer, do you get the computers Logo screen, or the Black POST screen? Have you tried a different monitor? Did you try replacing the video card? Can you boot into Setup (Bios)?

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I am having an intermittent problem logging into Windows 7 and it seems to be getting worse, so I was hoping someone might be able to help me.
What happens is: After turning on my Computer and selecting my profile. I type my password, then hit Enter on my keyboard to log in. Nothing happens. And if I try to click on the log-in arrow nothing happens either. To fix this I can sometimes click the Switch User button, which will quickly switch to a black screen and then back to the profile chooser(then it sometimes works to log-in), but other times it just displays the log-in background, then I have to restart my computer to try again.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thank You,
Tristar

A:Windows 7 Login Screen button stops working

Hello Tristar and welcome to Seven Forums.

Depending on how long you've been experiencing this problem, you might be able to use a restore point to return your computer to a date/time prior to when the problem first began.

System Restore

If you have difficulties logging in you might have better success by accessing Safe Mode through Advanced Boot Options.

Safe Mode

Malware could also cause the problems you're experiencing. If you haven't already done so, do a full scan with your installed anti-malware suite. Since no anti-malware program is 100% effective 100% of the time (if there was such a thing we'd all be using it), I also recommend running full scans with these free products:

Malwarebytes

ESET Online Scanner

Windows Defender Offline (This requires you to make a bootable CD/DVD/Flash drive because it will bypass the usual startup procedure. Best to create the bootable media on a machine that is known to be malware free.)

It's also possible that you might have damaged or corrupt system files. Try running a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If problems are found, run th escan 3 times and reboot your computer after each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back if anything helped or not.

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

I know how to set the sleep mode in Control Panel - System & Security - Power Options but how can I bypass the User button in the middle of the screen when it wakes?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80.8

hi,
my screen resolution has changed to 1024x768 and thats the maximum i can choose right now. the last time this occured i had a warning dialogue box about my graphics card. i downloaded the latest drivers and everything was fine until it happened 2 more times in a span of one month. i aplied the same drivers as it was the latest one and it got fixed. but this time i got no warning dialogue box and my sleep/hibernate buttons are grayed out as well. i assume this is linked to the graphics card. my laptops specification is:

alienware m17x
i7-2760qm
ati radeon hd 6990m
4 gb ram

i scoured numerous forum threads and tried running the powercfg/h-on command and got the following response:

the following items are preventing hibernation in this system.
there are one or more legacy drivers installed:
vgasave
an internal system component has disabled hibernation

if anyone can help i'd be really grateful

Thank You

P.S. Im not really great at computer lingo, so please use easier language

A:screen resolution remains at 1024x768 sleep,hibernate button greyd out

Solved it! Uninstalled all ATI related drivers with driver sweeper and reinstalled older drivers from the dell website.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78.8

I have a Toshiba Satellite L4550-S5976 running under Windows 7. When I start it up (and if I catch it at the right time), the touchpad buttons work fine for a few minutes. After the machine completely boots, the touchpad button problems start - the left button performs as the right button and the right button does nothing.

On a lark, I plugged in a USB mouse and rebooted. When I do that, the mouse works fine AND the touchpad buttons work properly. Carrying around a mouse isn't always convenient so I'd like to have the machine work as expected.

I tried updating the touchpad drivers - that did not fix the problem. I even reinstalled Windows 7 on the machine - that did not fix the problem either.

Any ideas what I could do next to fix this problem?

Thanks, Brian
 

A:Touchpad Left button does Right Button actions and Right Button does nothing

try in safe mode, that may work. if it does, remove programs that run on startup one by one until you find the one causing the issue
 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78.4

My operating system is windows 10 Pro.
After updating the bios my built in speaker and touch-pad three button not working. Can anyone give me suggestion that how to overcome this problem. 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78

Ok so here's the situation :

my friend's PC suddenly stopped working something like a month ago. He took it to some local computer repair shop who diagnosed a dead mobo and PSU.

They told him his mobo was now impossible to find and since I could get my hands on one fairly easily he asked me to repair it for him.

So basicly I changed his PSU and ordered a new INTEL D865GLC Socket 478 (his mobo)... I just received the damn thing and even with the brand new mobo the PC does the exact same **** :

I press the power button and absolutely nothing happens, nothing! Even the fans stay idle . What could be the cause? I even tried shorting the POWER SW pins with a screwdriver to make sure it wasn't the case Power Button but in vain.

I tried swapping mem sticks, changing PSU, tried removing HDD, DVD drive and GPU... no help there either.

Could it be a dead CPU?
 

A:Nothing happens when I press the power button! Need help!

Read other 10 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78

ok, I'm going to explain this the best i can. I have the 15-n278sa and also the 15-af068sa laptops.Since having the 15-n278sa, when i press the power button the power will come on for about half a second and then go off.when i press the power button again, the laptop will boot up normally. Now i thought this was a temporarily thing but it happens everytime now. Now, i recently did a bois update on the 15-af068sa and when i press the power button, the Hp logo comes on screen but doesn't go after that (no little spinning dots)so i hold the power button down so the laptop goes off and then when  i press the button again, normal boot up procedure.  Has anyone come up with the same problem? 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78

I have a custom built computer, been working fine for two years. Comes last week, a storm passed by my house and power went out. When I come home from work I try to turn it on and no joy. I remember that I had 7 years warranty on my corsair AX1200i PSU. So I did a warranty claim, comes today and put new PSU and still no joy. Things I have tried are, re-seat the RAM also CPU, only 1 RAM. And no joy. When I press the power button theres nothing. No lights no leds. When I press the self test button several times, once in a while I see lights and fans working. I tried Memok on motherboard and no joy. One thing I did notice was when I remove the 4 pin CPU cable from PSU, the self test works instantly but the power button still doesnt work. Nothing, also did jumper on power l, reset CMOS. Could this be my CpU fried? Or the motherboard? I still need to take it out from case and check for capacitors etc..

Specs:3930k i7 CPU LGA 2011 6 core.
Asus x79 TUF motherboard.
G. Skill sniper ram 32GB{4x8Gb)

4TB storage drive

258Gb Samsung pro ssd

Corsair AX 1200i

Corsair H100i Cooler.

I think ill just send in the mobo tor replacement since it has 5 years warranty. I hope its not my CPU...

Thanks for the help in advanced.

 




RELEVANCY SCORE 78

Greetings. So I recently purchased a used Y50-70 and one of the first things I noticed about it was the left and right buttons on the touch pad require either a strong tap to register, or a long press (about 1 second) before Windows recognizes the key press. The trackpad works perfectly otherwise, even tapping for a left click on the pad itself works great. It doesn't feel like there is something under the button, but I do believe it is hardware related as this behavior persisted through a fresh install of Windows (ie. Windows install when I got the laptop and the reinstalled Windows). It was also present during the Windows install GUI which leads me to think it is hardware related somehow. Any ideas on what the problem could be? I thought this may be a common issue with a solution somehwere on the net but I have yet to find one... Thanks in advance for any help you can offer!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Hi All,

I have a computer that I use as a server with an Asus motherboard (P5GC). that recently hung,
and I had to turn off the computer using the power supply switch on the back.

Now, when I try to turn on the computer, nothing happens...the motherboard has a green light that
turns on when I switch the power supply on, but other than that nothing....
Does anyone out there know what I can do to get this computer working again????

Very desperate....any and all help is most appreciated.....thanks in advance.
 

A:Press Power button on Computer & nothing happens.

Check your motherboard for blown caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

When I started to repair PC problems from that date till now I'm getting one common solution for most of my 90% of problems that was "TURN OFF PC , REMOVE BATTERY LONG PRESS POWER BUTTON FOR 20 SECONDS THAN PUT BATTERY AND TURN ON PROBLEM SOLVED"
But this solution works for me only few times. So please anybody say what this really means? What happens to PC if we do this? Why Are they posting this same solution for most problems?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

when i turn on my computer sometimes it will just boot the video lights on in front.every

but then there are times no video.I'll press the reset button and i noticed that it will boot video a my pc will make a erererererh noise for awhile before it goes away.

I already took everything out blew it out a reseat everything but the main chip set.........
 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

I have tried shutting down my notebook but then the screen stayed blank but the light on the power button was still on. I then pressed the power button for 5 seconds so that it would turn off but it hasn't. I have tried this many times and left the notebook to sit overnight in hopes that it would sort itself out if it had crashed. However, when i woke up this morning the light was still on. It means that i can't access my notebook and turn it on if i can't even turn it off properly. The screen is staying black and hasnt changed. My notebook is brand new as i only bought it yesterday

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Hello, I have just brought a HP 15 Series Laptop but I have a problem with the tackpad buttons. I find they are too hard to press, does anyone else have experience of this and are there any solutions.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

I have to press my button 'G' a bit hard than other buttons to input the text. It is really inconvinient when I am writin a letter or anything else as it easily becomes a disaster. What should I do?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Hello I recently aqcuired a Dell a Inspiron 13542 laptop and have noticed that i need to press the power button for about 3 seconds when I am initially powering it up. Afterwards a quick press will power the system up? Is this normal?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Is there a way to change how the power button works? In order to turn on my laptop, I have to long-press the power button for about 2 seconds instead of just a quick press like normal. It's really annoying.
The laptop I'm using is a Latitude 7275, but I also have several Latitude 5175 laptops at work that do the exact same thing.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

HP updates icon alert pop up, I opened the alert and selected all to updates. While updating, the computer suddenly frozen and shut down. When I try to press the power button, nothing happened.  Can someone please help to solve this problem.  

A:Nothing happen when I press the power button.

Use the troubleshooting tutor at the following document. HP PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10, 8)http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-ENVY-Phoenix-860-Desktop-PC-series/8499708/model/8680786/docu...

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Hi, I have just purchased a new Hp Laptop 15-af165sa but the problem I have is the trackpad button is too hard to press. Does anybody have any experience of this. 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Yesterday I bought a "N150 Netgear Wireless Micro USB Adapter WNA1000M", to give it its full name. No, this is NOT an advert, the thing is very small but very irritating - just like the donkey in Shrek. So don't buy one unless you must. No, not an advert for Shrek either - the first one was good but the follow ups were crap.

When I came to install it, after a huge amount of CD drive thrashing (why? my CD reader not good enough for you punk?) it finally gave me 120 seconds to press a button on the router (it also has a tiny button on the thing itself so there are TWO buttons to press)

Some questions:

1. How was I supposed to press a button on the router in a hotel? Especially in 120 seconds. Like a scene in a movie - "we have a 120 seconds before this thing goes off". As it happened, the router in the holiday home we are renting in Montana was accessible and I pressed every button I could see and it flashed in annoyance but the internet connection was finally made. No, this is NOT an advert for Montana either - the snow is crap right now.

2. Why does it want me to press a button on the router? When I first turned on my laptop it didn't ask me to press no button!

Thanks in anticipation
wavering
PS You can buy waverings on Amazon. Only kidding, only kidding. And yes - I am irritated at being accused of placing an advert in my first post
.
.
 

A:Why does USB Adapter want me to press a button on the Routert?

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

when i press power button some noise comes for few seconds and then it goes and not starting. No error message nothing is displaying and after trying so many times its turning on. I am not able to turn it on in first trail.What to do?

A:My laptop is not turning on when i press the power button.Ho...

Hey @pooja_269,  First and foremost, I want to welcome you to the HP Support Forums! Here at the forums, you have many community members that will help you toward a solution.  Please make sure that the AC adapter cable is not plugged into a power strip, surge protector, or secondary power source. It should be directly into a wall outlet. Please make sure that you do not have any external devices connected (mouse, keyboard, usb devices, etc.) as these can cause issues.  Could you please try performing a hard reset?Are you using the AC power adapter that came with the computer?When you turn on the Notebook, does the power LED stay lit? Or does it shut off?Did you receive any error messages before this happened?Do you have any beep codes or blinking LED lights? Have you done a BIOS reset? When you press the power button and the power LED glows, do you hear the fan spinning? If yes, but the display remains blank, see Computer Starts but Screen Remains Blank.  I would like to provide you with a document called Computer Does Not Start. In this document, you will find the troubleshooting steps mentioned in the questions above.  Another option for you may be to follow the troubleshooting steps in the Battery Does Not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge document and the Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 8) document if po... Read more

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

Hello, I recently noticed that the mute light (located on F5) had stopped turning on when I pressed it. Mute works, but the light doesn't come on. I understand, from previous posts, that this can be because of problems with the Audio Driver. However, I recently had to uninstall the default Audio Driver because of issues with this (also well known with HP products.) Is there anyway of getting the mute light back, without having to resort to the old Audio Driver?  Thanks. 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

Hi!

Okay, so I know so little about tech that I'm not even sure this is a hardware question, but it seems most likely. Basically, I know there's a button on the keyboard of most PCs that stops the keys (or maybe just the mouse?) from working. I only know this because I did it by accident once and freaked out because I thought I broke my new laptop. I want to do it now because I work a lot on small tables, and its useful to be able to highlight over my keys without pressing them all.

I thought it was that button that resembles a rectangle with two small rectangles, like a diagram of a computer mouse, except it has a line over it like a stop sign. On my keyboard, it's over F6. Only when I press it, and when I hold it down, nothing at all happens.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks guys!!!
 

Read other answers