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Compaq Presario CQ56 ~ Laptop Freeze, Failure to boot with flashing CAPS Lock.

Q: Compaq Presario CQ56 ~ Laptop Freeze, Failure to boot with flashing CAPS Lock.

Hi Guys. I'm new to this so, sorry if i post it wrong?

Well, Last night, my laptop totally froze. No mouse movement. Screen froze. Everything. The only way to get round this was to disconnect any power to the laptop and remove the battery. That solved my 1st Problem. However, once i tried to reboot the system, All i got was a black screen with flashing Caps lock light OR in some cases it begins to start up however, at the ''Starting Windows screen'' It goes black and stays black.

Erm, i really love my laptop so if anyone has any suggestions to fix this.. or if i've posted it in the wrong section i apologize i just need a fix :(

-samiexx

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ56-101SG which does not start anymore.I updated the BIOS from Version F.00 to F.18 which forces the device to reboot which went well. But after a shutdown the notebook does not start, it hangs with a blank screen, power LED and WiFi LED lit up and Caps Lock LED is blinking about 1x/sec. What I tried to recover:* Remove battery and AC adapter, press power button for about a minute and try to power up again with AC connect. --> Same bad state as before.* Press power button for 5 sec while no power connected (battery removed), reconnect AC, press [Win]+[B] while power button starts the system. --> Same bad state as before.* The same as before but this time with a 2GB USB thumb drive (FAT16 formatted, "HP_TOOLS" named, put "01604F06.BIN" - an older BIOS version binary - into root directory) connected to USB port. --> Same bad state as before. - Did I anything wrong when trying to recover the BIOS?- May the name of the BIOS file needs to be something else?- Is there anything else I can try to get the device up and running again? Kind regardsChristian 

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Hello, I bought my pavilion 15 around 1 and a half years back. Yesterday, when I tried to turn on my laptop, the led in the caps lock button flashed 3 times along with a brief delay and then another 3 times. I researched into the problem and I found out the problem was with my RAM. The solution given by HP was to reseat the RAM, which I tried but didn't work. I tried other methods given by users and still to no avail. I finally got myself to save up and buy myself a new 8gb ram which was compatible with my PC. It was very frustrating to see even with the new ram the same problem showed up. I exhausted all the solutions given by other users so I decided to ask myself. Thank you.

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no boot w/ caps lock led flashing 2x













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A:HP Stream laptop - no boot w/ caps lock led flashing 2x

Hey ggplush, Our technical support can provide the service or it can be taken to any local repair store.  This was a value series laptop so there might be better options, like a new PC?  -wes

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As the title states, I have a cq56-219wm. The LED code leads me to believe that the cpu has died. However, I have already replaced it with a new one and still am getting the same code with no boot up. I have tried the power reset by holding the power button for one minute and still nothing. The fans are functional as well. My question is, what would the next step be for this laptop repair and will it be worth it on a 2 year old machine? Thanks in advance.

A:Compaq Presario CQ56-219WM No Boot

Unless you can find something not connected back correctly (few will repair a laptop's hardware due to fragility) then I'd RMA the CPU to try another one. If the LED blinking code is consistent they should take it as proof it is not working and replace it.

Most new hardware has a year's tech support so you might even get them to help you go over it in advance of an RMA, which is the best way to set one up anyway.

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i need my bios administrator password for a compaq presario cQ56 after three attempts i get system disabled (69261666) error....please help with correct code

A:compaq presario CQ56 needs BIos administrator password CQ56

HI Try : 76149268

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Helping out a friend with a cpu he havent used i a long time, but I dont know what to do here. When i boot it up it tells me to: enter administrator password or power on password If i dont get it right within 3 times i get this: 61875549 system disabled











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A:Compaq Presario CQ56 Laptop. Admin/power up PW. 61875549 sys...

Hi, Enter  74753589 Regards, DP-K

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Hi,

I recently upgraded the ram in my Vostro 1500 from 2 512MB sticks to 2 1GB sticks. The installation was fine and my computer ran much faster for the next two days. However, now the computer refuses to boot. I press power, the caps lock key will flash for about 30 seconds and then power off. Nothing else turns on, there's no error message or anything. I assume this is some problem with the RAM but I have tried resetting it and switching it around but to no avail. I'm away from home at the moment so I can't put the old sticks back in to see if that will fix it. Is there anything else I can try to fix this? Thanks in advance for any advice you can provide.
 

A:Dell Vostro 1500 Flashing Caps Lock, no boot-up

Hello there.

The first thing you would need to do is swap the new sticks with the old sticks to see if the computer boots up. If it does, then your RAM is either faulty, some settings need to be tweaked or there could possibly be incompatibilities. Post back when you get the chance to test the old memory.
 

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Hi All, I've just updated the firmware on my 2014 Envy (device code E7A75EA) to 'F.68 Rev.A' from HP Support and now it will not boot!  Instead all I get is a blank screen and the caps-lock flashing twice (which I'm told means corrupt BIOS!) I followed the instructions carefully and no error message appeared in Windows, but when the laptop restarted it failed to load Windows and just gets stuck on this blank screen.  I've tried removing power cord/battery, and then holding down the power button for 1 minute but this hasn't helped. Can I boot to USB/CD and flash back the old firmware (v43 I think)? Please help!  

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This happened after I dropped the laptop on the sofa. It wont turn on. The caps lock is flashing all the time and f12 light is on. No sound or beeps at all when I switch it on. thank you

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I have a hp x360. This morning, when i attempted to turn it on, the screen is black, the fan goes on for about 2 seconds and the caps lock key flashhes. Then the screen remains black, with the caps lock key flashing. Also, when I have it plugged in, the recharging light sometimes goes white instead of red. Not sure what to do, any help would be great, thanks.

A:laptop blank screen, caps lock flashing, not starting

Hi,  Welcome to Support Forums, thank you or posting your concern and I'm sorry that you are having that issue, I would be able to help you in identifying the cause of the issue, I would need few infomration though. How many times is the caps lock flashing ? I mean (ok it may souind funny but please bare with me) - Blink - pause- Blink - pauseblink blink -pause- blink blink -pauseblink blink blink-pause-blink blink blink- pauseYou got what I mean right ? Please write me back this details and product number of your unit and operating system I would be happy to help. To find the model number here , check this -  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0003 Although I work for HP but I'm speaking for myself. Please click ?Accept as Solution? if you feel my post solved your issue, it will help others find the solution. Click the ?Kudos Thumbs Up" on the left to say ?Thanks? for helping!RegardsAks3621

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My Compaq 615 laptop screen doesn't come on, instead it blinks capslock 5 times. What shlould I do? It has an AMD Athlon X2 processor, with Radeon 3200 graphics. I didn't install any new software or hardware recently. All I did was work with the system at night, shut it down, and when I turned it on the following morning, the screen refused to come up, but the caps lock blinks 5 times.

A:Caps lock blink 5 times on Compaq 615 laptop, but screen doe...

Sorry to hear that. Please refer to the Blank Screen LED Error Codes document from HP Support. It sounds like a "General system board failure." The explanation says to contact HP for assistance. The motherboard might need to be replaced, and you will probably require the assistance of a technician to fix the problem. 

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When I turned on my laptop this evening, it would not boot up.  I got a message to press the esc button, but when I did that nothing happened.  This happened once before last year, and I was told that the f12 light was red so it was locked up.  How do I unlock the computer so I can use it.  It has Windows 10 Pro installed on it, and works fine normally.  Could someone tell me what the procedure is to get the laptop to boot up now?  Thankyou!!!

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Trying to do a factory reset, says I need an administrator password, im the only one, with no password... NEED to do factory reset.

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Hi All, Purchased this laptop for my daughter for Christmas new from ebuyer. She went to use it yesterday and it wont boot.With the power plugged in the orange power light flashes say every 1 second.The caps lock flashes about every 5 seconds. The screen flashes very very quicky/briefly as though it wants to boot at a similar time to the caps flashing.With the power cabel out it does the same but the orange power light flashes slower say every 5 seconds. Im very confident in taking it apart if needs be to reset anything etc as long as this doesnt void the warranty which i still have but would like to get it fixed sooner rather than later. Any suggestions? Thanking you in advance. David 

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I intend to upgrade my laptop. Need to verify the cpu i found online will work with existing motherboard and if it does what bios upgrade will I need. I also would like to upgrade my wifi adapter. Need to know if the one I found online will work and what drivers to download from your site.
 
HP Compaq Presario CQ56 (Purchased in 2011)Model: CQ56-115DXSerial:[Personal Information Removed]Product: XG809UA#ABA
 
CURRENT SETUP (same as factory except for HDD)OS          Widows 7 sp1 Home PremiumMB          Hewlett-Packard 1604 88.17Chip         ATI? RS880M / Southbridge - SB820BIOS       HP F.18 04/18/2011CPU        AMD V Series V140 Single Core, Socket S1, 2.3GHz, 1.6GHz Bus, .512MB L2Mem       2GB 1333mhz DDR3HDD       Seagate MomentusXT 750GB 7200RPM SATANET        Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi adapter 605560-005
 
INTENDED UPGRADEBIOS       (Not sure, HP F.18, 4.07M  05/03/2011 upgrade is recommended on your site for this laptop but probably not if I am going to a dual core cpu)CPU         AMD Phenom II N660 Dual Core, Socket S1, 3GHz, 1.8GHz Bus, .2MB L2Mem      &n... Read more

A:Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX CPU upgrade

Nevermind! After reading a bit futher information on product manufactures sites and HP site I found all the answers. The motherboard does support the AMD Phenom II N660 Dual-Core Mobile (HMN660DCR23GM) and has been tested and benchmarked. The HP F.18, 4.07M  05/03/2011 BIOS update will be fine as far as I can tell from reading. The Broadcom Mini PCIe card BCM4313 802.11n with Bluetooth is supported on the motherboard and the drivers are listed on my product page. Sooo, wish me luck!!

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How do I wipe & reboot my notebook. Just got back from ex friend & want to upgrade & use for myself ??

A:Compaq presario CQ56 115DX NOTEBOOK

If you are lucky the original recovery partition is still intact see the tutorial here: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01867418 If the HP recovery does not work you would have to get your hands on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit OEM disk or a copy of the HP restore disk set for your computer. HP no longer offers it but you can perhaps get it from 3rd party vendors. www.computersurgeons.com www.restoredisks.com What upgrades had you thought about doing? 

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Hopefully I posted in the right section. But anyways I will be as detailed as possible. Currently I have a Compaq Presario CQ56 115dx running Wins7 out of factory. One day I was using my computer perfectly fine, everything normal and running great. I decide to close the lid to put it to sleep.

I come back later to find that it didn't actually sleep and was just stuck there. This has happened before and I would just turn off the computer and it would be fine. But recently I did and it is now stuck at bootup. The caps locks blinks 1 time, which corresponds to CPU not functioning I believe. I reseated harddrive and ram, didn't do much.

Then randomly as I am trying to get it to boot by turning it on and off, waited a few and it booted up normally. Perfect. Then I decided to shut it down instead of putting it to sleep just to find later when trying to get on, its back to the problem.

Any help would be appreciated on how to prevent this without any major repair work.
 

A:Solved: Compaq Presario CQ56 problem

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good day all,
 
for christmas yesterday i recieved a replacement laptop as a gift it is a compaq presario cq56 and it works great my only problem is that my media player key on my left side of my keyboard runs cyberdvd player, i removed this and installed vlc as i prefer that for my media viewing and now i am unable to run my media player through the keyboard shortcuts.
 
i have set file associations inside vlc
i have tried to set vlc as my default program using the default programs and features menu but couldnt find vlc player only options were current, windows media centre and windows media player, selecting either of the windows options and clicking on ok resulted in the option being reset to my current one
i cant seem to find a program installed on the machine that allows me to customize my keyboard shortcuts but the laptop was preowned but reconditioned, i have searched for a program but i can not find one for my opearating system (windows 7 home preimum)
there isnt a option to configure the shortcuts in the keyboard section of control panel
and as a last resort i tried to change the fill association that is in the registry location relating to the appkey (the value is 16 and the default file association was .CDA i changed this to .mp3 hoping that that would allow me to load vlc player as default but it didnt work)
i attempted to set the vlc media player shortcut on the desktop to the media key but it wouldnt allow it, windows refused to change the box from non... Read more

A:compaq presario cq56 keyboard shortcut help please

See this HP thread. You want to change the registry key shown to the path for VLC.
 
Cyberlink PowerDVD/Mediasmart Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\MobilePc\HotStartButtons\2  "Application" = "C:\Program File(x86)\Cyberlink\PowerDVD9\PowerDVD9.exe"; Change the string value "C:\Program File(x86)\Cyberlink\PowerDVD9\PowerDVD9.exe"
 

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Hi I already did a cooling overhaul with this laptop I vacuum, dusted, cleaned heatsink and fan assembly, replaced thermal paste with artic mx4 paste and as of right now typing from laptop with a laptop cooler underneath laptop to drop temps.  I figured out the issue with my laptop and its cooling related the problem i have is instead of replacing the fan and heatsink assembly what are alternatives to getting this laptop to under safe operating  tempertaure requirements to 40*C to 50*??? Are there any heatsink and stronger fan assembly's that will fit with this model laptop????? What would u recommend to help aiding in cooling to drop temps to safer working operation?

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I was doing a factory reset  about 3 seconds into it a hacker  did something at that moment  the screen went black with a message no operating system is on it  I  started it again pushing the f11 key   memory test passed hard disk passed  I tested it again pushing esc until it gave me a new test one that did the whole disk test  half way through it it stopped and said  hard disk 1full (305). What can I do how to fix this   and  am wireless   the hacker has stayed with me for 10 years  now 

A:Compaq Presario CQ56 -1150 from windows 7 to 10 XG809UA

Hello Hard Disk 1 Full (305) Hi, The 305 error would indicate that your Hard Drive is failing and will need to be replaced. If your notebook is still under warranty, contact HP and arrange to have the drive replaced and get a set of recovery disk from HP , this would resolve the issue, its not the hacker, its the hdd that is failing because of which you got black screen #hpexpertday




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I have a Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Notebook PC and lately I have been having problems with the computer. When I turn it on the screen is blank, and it seems like it doesn't log into Windows (because when it goes into Windows it usually makes the welcome noise) the Capslock light flashes, the CD drive works, the wireless light is red, on the left side in one of the USB ports it has a small light that flickers a bit and then stops after I turn on the computer. The laptop battery works, the AC adapter works (the light where the adapter connects to turns on when I connect it), I tried doing the thing where you take out the battery and disconnect the adapter and turn on the So everything works except the screen is blank, I connected another monitor to see if it's the GPU that's bad or my laptop's monitor, but my other computer's monitor doesn't detect anything which leads me to believe it's not my laptop's screen but something else. Here's the other thing though sometimes when I turn on the laptop the screen does show up and everything goes in like normal (the orange screen with the COMPAQ logo comes up, the Windows logo, etc...) but when I turn it off and then try to turn it back again the screen is blank, and I turn it off and on again several times until the computer decides to work normally. Right now I'm in my CQ56-115DX Notebook PC and I haven't really done anything to it and I am afraid to turn it off again because I feel like it's not going to work anymore (especially sin... Read more

A:Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Notebook PC turns on but it won't...

Hello Vault, You said something about the Caps lock light blinking. I would request you to tell me the patern of those blinks.  RegardsMathewT




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Hey, this is me using my usual Compaq Presario 110US notebook here. I have been searching everywhere for how to turn on the internal webcam. I see lots of posts & specs that say the computer has a built-in webcam, I just can't figure out how to turn it on . A little help?
 

A:Webcam activation for Compaq Presario CQ56 110US?

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX  that says it needs a Power On Password.  I've tried bios reset it, but can't find a battery.  It comes up with Key: 51689373?  Anyone have any idea's?  Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!  Thanks so much!!

A:Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Power On Password

 Hi, Enter: 44781975

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My friends laptop started bringing up a password that she never set on boot up.  if you imput the wrong password 3 times it gives the code62050514.  She never set up this password.  What do I do to remove this password.  

A:Power up password on Compaq presario CQ56, how do i remove i...

Hi: Please read the first post at the link below for what to do with the system disabled (halt) code you received from the PC. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-Sy??????????????????????????????????????????????????...

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I need to change the boot order of my computer and boot it to the usb drive It ask me for an administrator password I don't have and now it says system disabled Key: 58008731   Please help













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A:Compaq Presario cq56 need to disarm the administrator passwo...

When prompted for password try 47960317

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Hi, everyone I have a Compaq Presario CQ56 and it Gets really Hot on the lift side would that miss up my laptop if it gets to hot, Iv been using a fan that's I just point to it and that cools it down but some times it still gets really hot and this is the only computer I have right now, What should I do, thanks four your time.
 

A:Compaq Presario CQ56 Gets realy Hot on the lift side is this bad?

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Forgt the bios password to my presario CQ56 LAPTOP the errcode is 59091082 please help

A:forgot bios password's compaq presario CQ56

@n8kdg Please enter     46999004 Regards

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I am attempting to replace, not upgrade, the wireless card from my Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX notebook. It seems that the only place to put the white antenna is in the same hole where the screw goes, which doesn't work. What am I doing incorrectly? Please inform step by step. Thanks so much.
 

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My compaq presario cq56 laptop has been connected, via wireless, to our home broadband network for ages, but suddenly it's not working. A yellow triangle with an exclamation mark has appeared over the bars of the internet symbol in the system tray, and it tells me it's connected, but that there's no internet access.
All the other computers on the network are fine (one laptop, connected wirelessly,. and a desktop connected via cable). I have called TalkTalk and they have checked the connection, concluding that its fine. I have also been in contact with the manufacturer of our router (Belkin). After changing lots of settings around, they told me it must be an issue with the network adapter (?) on my laptop. I can't actually find any support from Compaq/HP themselves. Please help!!

A:Compaq Presario CQ56 is connected to network, but has 'no internet access'

Look under device manager to see if there's any yellow exclamation marks.
From the command prompt run ipconfig /all then post results.

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My friends dv7-1135nr is not posting. The num lock and caps lock led light will flash once every 2 seconds at the same time. According to HP this issue is a " not functional" cpu. I am ordering another cpu for 16.00 off ebay because this is cheaper opposed to ordering another board. Anyone else have this issue? And if so did you fix it ?
 

A:dv7-1135nr black screen caps lock/num lock flashing

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I dropped my laptop, and i recently booted it up and now it seems like there is some sort of issue in something. The screen wont turn on but i can hear the gpu fan and the hard drive turn on. The caps lock and num lock keys flash every 3 seconds, i have no idea what is wrong with it, ive taken the ram out and switched their places, i have taken the hard drive out and put it back in, same with the network card, i also have completely taken the laptop apart and put it back together. It doesnt seem to be a cpu failure because it doesnt even look slightly damaged, we are thinking it might be the screen because we havent taken it apart yet.

A:Laptop dropped and now wont boot with flashing leds (Caps an...

Hi,Less likely to be screen issue if you're getting LED blinks.http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c01443371What you're getting when you're connecting notebook to external monitor?The drop might have shot internal board circuitry or damaged connectors.I would definitely suggest it to be checked up by good board level technician.RegardsVisruth

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Got the infamous "DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER" on my mom's compaq presario desktop sr1900nx. It appears on a black screen after the red/white compaq screen. It takes about 30 seconds for the error to appear. There is a blinking underscore the line below it. I have done several hours of searching and have tried several things to get to at least to the system recovery area, but I can not even do that. When I cut power to it and try at least starting the boot process, I do get the COMPAQ red/white screen with 3 options on it. ESC to enter boot menu, F1 for setup, F10 for system recovery. The ESC & F1 work, but that's about it. I can not access the system recovery. It does NOT have a floppy drive, nor did the PC come with any recovery disks and of course I do not have any. I am just looking at this point to recover some pictures/documents from it...then as far as I am concerned it is trash. It was running windows XP. Is this even possible without spending a ton of cash on recovery cd's or for file recovery? I have also tried F8, Pause/Break and have hunted the setup/boot menu for anything that could help - and found nothing.

Thank you.

A:Compaq Presario Disk Boot Failure F10 system recovery not working

Hi Luchipboo, and welcome to BleepingComputer.

That Compaq has a recovery partition, this is why it didn't come with the discs. If you have the user's manual it should explain how to use it.

If you wish to backup the files that are on there first, you can alway install that hdd in another desktop as a slave drive. This will required setting the jumper on the rear of the drive in the slave position, and connect to the IDE data connector in the middle location. You should be able to access your files from there.

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hi all. i just bought this laptop and the caps lock keeps flashing, no exact pattern. it seem to do this only when ram is installed. does anyone have and idea what the problem is. thanks

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I went to get on my laptop this morning and I could here the fan start but the screen stayed bkack. The caps lock I'd flashing. The pattern three flashes followed by two quick flashes. Then it repeats. Any help would be nice thanks.

A:Caps lock flashing

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum.  I am sorry for the issues you experience with your HP computer. Based on your description this should be hardware failure - 5 blinks is for the systemboard/motherboard. Please, review these 2 HP official articles about such issues you experience now. Follow the appropriate steps that fit your case to attempt to fix the issue:>> http://support.hp.com/bg-en/document/c03518165>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03515402   If you did try everything in the articles but nothing helped, I am afraid you will need to bring your computer (or ship it) to service - HP Authorized service center. If the computer is still under warranty, you will need to notify HP support first. If you are not sure where such a center is located, please contact HP support for assistance in finding one. Here is more info: >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372730>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html  Please, let me know how it goes.

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I have an HD DV7-4053lc that is locked up solid with a blank screen and a caps lock light that is on solid. Tried the standard hard reset with battery and power cord removed and power button held down for 30 seconds...noSpoiler (Highlight to read)   results.

A:hp laptop wont boot, caps lock on solid

Hi @geohacker , Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have looked into your issue about your HP Pavilion dv7-4053cl  Notebook with the screen blank and not turning on. Here is a document on computer won't start. Please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices, as these could cause some issues. Have you tried to connect the Notebook up to a monitor to see if it displays an error of some kind?This document shows you how if you need it. Have you made any changes to the Notebook, software or a device? Please let me know how this goes. Thanks.

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after requesting shutdown the screen went black, the light for the speaker being muted did not go off and the caps lock light is flashing 5 times slow and then 3 times fast, and keeps repeating this. The problem happened 2 time the first 2 days I had it and after forcing a power down when the laptop booted the OS was corrupted and I had to do a full reload. If it happened a third time I was going to contact HP but the problem went away for 2 months and now it is back

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Hi All

My sister in-laws Toshiba Laptop will not power up. I was in the process of repairing windows (Wouldn't boot) and noticed the power supply had a 'dodgy' wire. I then bought a replacement power lead, but when I power up now, only the caps and scroll lock leds flash, there is no life in the laptop and I have to press the power button to power off.

Any ideas?

A:Caps lock flashing on toshiba

My first guess is either that the new wire is not properly connected or it is not the same guage or type as the one you replaced (or the new wire is bad or there is some type of short or something else came loose when you did it). When you say "no life" you mean what exactly? Do you get the scrolling green bar screen? Can you get into BIOS or Safe Mode or does it not get even that far? What happens if you try to boot to a bootable DVD (assuming you have BIOS set to boot first to the DVD - otherwise that won't help unless you can get to BIOS to make that change)? I assume you know the laptop is on because you see the power light on - but do you also see any activity on the hard drive light or is it dark (if you have such lights on your laptop)? Are there any noises - sounds of hard drive activity or beeps or anything else?

It sounds to me like a hardware problem - quite possibly the power supply but perhaps something else. Answers to the above questions may help (and if it is the wrong wire and you replace it with the right one or it isn't connected right or you fix something else that came loose, may solve the problem), but I suspect the answer is going to be suggesting you take it into a reputable computer repair shop (or send it back to the manufacturer) for service.

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

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Hello  My Yoga 300 will not start any more and the Caps Lock keeps flashing.I have tried to hold the Start Button for 30 seconds but it will still not turn on.When the computer is off, I pressed the NOVO button to start the Lenovo OneKey Recovery system but it does not respond. The laptop is 18 months old. Can you please provide some pointers on how to recover my laptop? Many thanks,- Peter 

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As seen in the title I'm having quite a problem. The screen doesn't come on at all. Sometimes the fan starts up sometimes it doesn't. I've tried everything I can think of from re-seating RAM and Hard Drive, to taking out the battery and power and holding the power button for 10-30 seconds. I also tried re-seating the keyboard and mouse cables as well as the CMOS batter to no avail. Anyone have any suggestions as to what the problem could be?
 

A:HP TX2-1020us Caps/Num Lock Flashing

The flashing is a diagnostics code. I'm reading around the net and finding that it could be a number of things, from a bad CPU to bad RAM. Unfortunately, I'm not finding a list of the different codes to help us.

In your reseating of the RAM, did you happen to try them just one at a time to make sure you don't have a bad stick? This is the first thing I would do as it is the easiest thing to try.
 

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Hello.

The caps lock light on my HP Pavilion G6-2356sa is flashing. The button still puts the letters in capitals, so it still works, just continually flashing. It's just stopped flashing actually.

Anyway, I've had a Google and all the results I've found say it has a black screen at the same time. Mine doesn't have a black screen, though it did a few months ago, made a thread here.

I'm not sure this is a good sign.

Thanks in advance for help.

A:Caps lock light flashing

Usually a bad sign depending on the number of flashes you receive:

Computer Does Not Start and the LEDs Blink or the Computer Beeps HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series | HP? Support

The principle would be the same

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My laptop wont turn on with a screen or usual start up, the on light comes up, the WiFi light stays orange and the caps lock button continuously flashes till the whole thing turns off again. I have tried to hard reset it, and the issue still continues. Sometimes the fan will start the WiFi button light shows and the on button shows and then goes off again. It is on charge and has been this whole time.

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When I hit the power on button on my computer, it takes anywhere from five minutes to eight hours to start up. While starting up, and while running, the CAPS lock and NUM lock lights flash once about every 2.75 seconds.

I looked up the HP error codes, one flash is supposed to signify a CPU problem...but I can run Half-life 2, WoW, Runes of Magic, and 8 track Guitar Pro 5 files just fine. So I figure my CPU's (AMD Turion x2 dual core @ 2.0 Ghz) got nothing wrong with it.

I've spoken to HP support, they told me to reimage my computer to factory settings...I've done that, twice....flashed the BIOS...and tried running startup repair....any hints?

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I recently installed 2x8GB of RAM into my Elitebook 8530p that previously had 2X1GB. When I power my Elitebook on the screen stays off but my keyboard lights cone on and Num lock and Caps lock flash simultaneously in 5 sets of 3.
 

A:Caps Lock and Num Lock Flashing.

I recently installed 2x8GB of RAM into my Elitebook 8530p that previously had 2X1GB.Click to expand...

The HP EliteBook 8530p Notebook PC supports a maximum of 8 GB of DDR2-800 RAM.
It has 2 SODIMM slots, so that means you can't install more than 4 GB in each slot.
4 GB X 2 = 8 GB

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I have tried resetting and tried a new memory stick to no avail. I think it is the graphics chip set but not sure. The next step is replacing the mother board (rather than trying to replace the graphic chipset) but would like to know if theblinking LED on the caps lock key is telling me anything. It blinks 5 times, pauses and blinks 5 times, and repeats this endlessly. Does anyone know what it means or have any other suggestions?ThanxR.J.

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Laptop Won't Boot. Caps Lock Button Light Blinking

A:Laptop Won't Boot. Caps Lock Button Light Blinking

JetGada1 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your notebook not starting but with the Caps Lock LED blinking and wanted to help.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try: HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code | HP® Customer SupportGood LuckI am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.========================================================================If you feel my suggestions helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks!If they helped resolve your issue, please click "Accept As Solution" to help others find similar information.

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