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No BIOS or boot menu on startup

By kgk123456
Mar 17, 2009
  1. Hello all,

    When I press my computers "on" button I don't see my HP blue normal boot screen that goes away and proceeds to the loading of XP.

    There is nothing on my screen either as in "no input" accoding to my monitor.

    The sounds my computer makes are the same but I can't see anything.

    Ps I can still open the cd and DVD drive and I'll check to see if any USB accesories are lit up.

    Please help me...
     
  2. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Posts: 606

    This problem may be that the RAM Stick is no well plug in or is damage. I got that problem on my old PC. Try opening your PC, removing the RAM and then plugging it. Then Power on and if it still don't work then try to change the slot.
     
  3. kgk123456

    kgk123456 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    I tried that but same problem.

    To add some info the last time the machine was running was when it crashed at a bluescreen and said "bugcode_USB_driver" and never stopped debugging after 10 mins. so I I held the power button untill it turned off. Now shows nothing on my monitor and can't even boot of get a boot menu.

    What can I do?
     
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

  5. kgk123456

    kgk123456 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    its working again.

    needed. to put old ram back in and new bios battery.
     
  6. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Thanks for the update :grinthumb
     
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