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Pavillion DV6-3206ax Notebook currupt CMOS (won't boot)

Q: Pavillion DV6-3206ax Notebook currupt CMOS (won't boot)

Hi, im trying to recover a currupted BIOS, ive tried everything except for making a recovery usb stick. the method shown is show this..... it doesn't give me the option to make a recovery usb however. so i've tried to make my own bootup usb and copy the files but alas that doesn't work any suggestions? regards
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[/B]I have had the notebook for five years; yesterday the following message:

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Press ctrl + alt + del to restart

When the user does the instruction, the boot starts and the message repeats.

I really do not want to do a reinstall of the operating system; if someone has away to reinstall just the boot tracks.

[1] Is this a virues?
[2] Is this the work of a hacker?
[3] Has there been an MS-XP failure?
Bob Shelton K6TGR

A:HP Pavillion ze5560us Notebook will not boot

Check this site out. How to fix: NTLDR is missing, press any key to restart Its long but should fix your problem.
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Hi: Run this free hardware analyzer that I have zipped up and attached below. Run the file, close the summary window and on the left side of the window, click to expand the Drives section. Then click to expand the sata/atapi drives section. Click on your hard drive name listed there.  The first line will be the Drive Controller spec. It will report the hard drive type running at a certain speed. For example Serial ATA 6 Gb/s @ 6 Gb/s. If your notebook only has a SATA II port, it might report Serial ATA 6 Gb/s @ 3 Gb/s, or Serial ATA 3 Gb/s  @  3 Gb/s.  

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A:Drivers for Pavillion dv9821ea entertainment notebook

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A:Can I upgrade my graphic card in my HP Pavillion 15 Notebook...

Hi, Unfortunately the Nvidia chip is integrated and not an upgradeable component - this is the case for most consumer class notebooks. Regards, DP-K
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A:Hp Pavillion g7-1167dx notebook black screen

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A:Frozen touchpad and keyboard on HP Pavillion dv6 3225dx Notebook

If you have (and should have) a USB keyboard and mouse connect them and see if they will work.
Since your file system was already corrupted you cloned the bad files to the new drive.
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If that doesn't work do this: Using System Recovery, Factory Reset and Minimized Image Recovery Options HP Pavilion dv6-3225dx Entertainment Notebook PC | HP? Support
From this tut:
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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A:HP Pavillion notebook reboots continously except in Safe Mode

Sounds like it might be time for a reinstall to refresh the OS and overcome any lingering infection. Follow these same steps for Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 particularly when it comes to drivers and Updates.

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have you replaced the CMOS battery? Are the CMOS jumpers loose?
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Please do not multiple post, it's against the rules.

It would also help if you set out your problem with sentences and punctuation as many people simply don't have the time to read a single unpunctuated monoblock of text.

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Exactly how far into the boot does it get with the battery installed ?
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A:Cmos Bad Check Sum Error On First Boot

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A defective motherboard... replace it
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Hi MexicanPygmy, Welcome to SF

Sounds like you have a problem with the mbr when installing multiple OS
You could try running startup repair of your install disk to repair(you may need to run this up to three times) or you can try other fixes, have a look at this MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

If your not sure of anything dont rush in post back and we can help
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Hi, I think your hard drive is just about shot. I'd suggest that if anything you need and do not already have a copy of, personal things like pics etc.....not programs..... you get them backed up someplace if you have not.

You can test the hard drive using the manufacturer's utility. Do you know what make and model drive you have?
The computer's model you posted is not enough to get to the correct support into. The info on the back or underneath the machine on a label is what we need. There should be a slightly different model ID found there. Please post that.

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Until more help comes along you can visit these 2 sites to see if it helps you out:

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A:HP Pavillion 8550C Starts but Won't Boot

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

The beep codes can have different meanings, depending on what bios it is.

Take a look at this beep code list HERE

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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Hi Durango,

I would try the following:

Turn off the laptop/desktop
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A:Freezing on Boot. resetting cmos not helping..

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Do you have a floppy drive? If so, then use a Win 98 boot disk to fdisk the drive and remove the partitions so there is nothing to boot to.

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give us detailed specs of the system, it's parts (with thier respective manufacturers), and don't leave out the psu.

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