Solutions to Boot Problems in HP Pavilion®
What are the reasons behind boot problems in HP Pavilion?
HP Pavilion comes equipped with AMD Athlon Neo Processor K125 which operates at 1.7 GHz for offering a fine and elegant system performance. Windows 7 is the Operating system in it. The display screen of HP Pavilion has got maximum resolution of 1366x768 pixels. The DDR3 memory in it is of 4GB. For offering fine graphics performance, HP Pavilion has got ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4225 Graphics. The hard drives used for storage are of 500GB and it rotates at 7200 rpm. The 6-cell Lithium ion polymer battery in it offers a comfortable life to HP Pavilion. The security system Protect Smart in it protects the hard drive and data. Boot problems occur in HP Pavilion due to various reasons. Sometimes it might be due to the problem with the RAM, due to hard disk failure, due to corrupted system files, malfunctioning of display card, improper functioning of AC adapter, and due to improper functioning of display drivers.
Discussed below are some solutions to boot problems in HP Pavilion laptops:
- Check the RAM
- Test the battery
- Check the display
Check the RAM
Sometimes you might experience booting issues with your HP Pavilion when you have installed a memory module which is incompatible with your HP Pavilion laptop. In such a situation, the light of your laptop will turn on but it does not actually boot. Inserting a RAM of the same capacity instead of a single RAM of high capacity would help you resolve this issue easily.
Test the battery
Sometimes your HP Pavilion won't boot due to the troubles in the battery. So for ensuring that, first you would have to remove the battery and press the 'Power' button for about 25-35 seconds to remove any static charges. Then reset the battery. Even after this if your laptop is not booting up, you can perform the battery calibration and press 'F8' key to boot in safe mode.
The corrupted display drivers might sometimes cause boot up problems in your HP Pavilion. Due to the presence of corrupted display drivers, your HP Pavilion will sometimes display a blank screen. In order to resolve this issue, you would have to update or reinstall the display drivers. Then you can also make use of the manufacturers' website for getting the latest version of display drivers.