When I press the power button, I get the black screen with the HP logo but nothing else happens. tried to install windows 7 RC1 on hp pavillion dv4 laptop.... So I removed the CMOS battery for about 5 minutes, put it back in, booted into the bios and reset the time and date. I checked the bios date and it was still the original bios.
but after the installation asked me to restart the computer stopped working... I have the same problem, but I think that im doing something wrong, what do you mean whit hold down the insert/scroll key??? My drive was set up originally for AHCI but after the bios update and removing the CMOS battery, it was showing as RAID. I am not sure if the updated bios was removed after removing the CMOS battery but the original bios was recovery BIOS Phenix in Pavilion notebook You need: - FDD Disk (You must do this with Crisi Disk program with to Your laptop) - Floppy on USB - turn on notebook with keys Windows and B to start in ZOMBIE MODE. WPH to your laptop You must get from file from HP site - Bios.
Download and unzip B1800 crisis recovery disk and be sure you replace the provided bios (BIOS.
WPH) file with your laptop most current bios file (Phoenix only).
However, Dell didn't immediately at the direct d/l webpage supply any instructions to its install.
Past experience after getting the bios update allows the actual update be .
I was, for the record, trying to press the Insert button, so if yours has these separated-- as my Toshiba does-- then I'd start with that. After Windows installed, the laptop rebooted and stopped working. Please , dude this is due the this file have several file which are used after installlation as drivers , application etc if that file is corrupted then this problem occurs so install fresh copy of win 7Hiii... I (strongly) think that the problem is caused by the "Asus F8 conflicted with the Windows F8" If you don't understand: "Windows F8": when you press F8 at boot, an option list appears, so you can choose to go into Safe Mode, for example (works below Win 8); "Asus F8": when you press F8 at boot, it leads you to the Boot Selection menu HP Pavilion Desktop x64 (Win7): When I updated the bios, it did show as completed but when I restarted the computer, it did not boot.Failed BIOS Update Recovery============================I had a recent Dell bios update that failed and wish to pass on the recovery method to you.After visiting the Dell support website and directly getting the latest bios update, mine being from A02(old) to A08(new) it will be a worthwhile update.Thanks to that trick I could get the laptop to boot up and increase the core current limit to about 80% of the recommended value (135A - no mistake! Thanks again :-)I tried to fix for over 30 minutes. Thanksi have go this problame too but how I find the solution is first 1.It ended up that all I had to do on my pavilion m6 was to remove the battery and hard drive at the same time. The HP installation recommended me to upgrade the BIOS. when it rebooted, the BIOS Update finished and the machine reboot. In addition, before a reboot, the machine made 8 beeps. make a bootable windows on flash disk 2.power off your computer and power on simply laves it will start from the bootable flash after it starts shutedown the computer and star again.