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Compaq CQ40-416AU black screen & wont boot up.

  • nbblink lang kc ung s caps and scroll lock/ tas walang display s screen

    totally black lang.

    ano kea prob?

    tnx s mgppost!
  • i'm having the same problem.. anyone care to help, any fix?
  • UP!
  • ganyan din ngyari sakin last time..pero nun nilagyan ko ng internet (dsl) cable dun sa nagbiblink nag open naman yun monitor...
  • Sana makatulong toh


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    This document pertains to HP Notebook PCs with the HP Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) beginning in late-2008.
    On startup, you may see a blank screen. If the diagnostic utilities detect a specific problem with hardware components, the fan turns on, but the screen remains blank. To help identify the cause of the problem, various LED lights on the keyboard blink a series of codes.
    The diagnostic utilities use the LEDs near the Num Lock or Caps Lock keys to blink a series of error codes. At the end of the series the blinking stops. The pattern of blinks will occur any time you attempt to start the computer until the error is resolved.
    Battery power LED blinks
    The Battery power LED indicates the condition of the power supply. When starting the computer, or when the computer is in operation, use the chart to identify the power condition.
    Battery Power LED Component Tested Error Condition
    Battery power LED off, and Caps Lock/Num Lock off Battery or AC Adapter AC adapter not connected or failure

    Battery low charge or failure
    Battery power LED blinking Battery Insufficient charge on the battery

    LEDs near Caps Lock and Number Lock keys blink when starting notebook
    The LED lights near the Caps Lock and Num Lock keys will blink if an error is detected during the start up process. The LEDs will blink a number of times in a sequence and then stop. The number of blinks in the sequence indicates what component caused an error when it was being tested during start up.
    If the LEDs stop blinking and the computer does not start, you can press the power button again to repeat the tests. Count the number of blinks, and use the chart to identify the error condition.
    Knowing the number of blinks is helpful when you contact an HP support agent for technical help.
    Caps Lock/Num Lock LED Component Tested Error Condition
    LEDs blink 1 time CPU CPU not functional
    LEDs blink 2 times BIOS BIOS corruption failure
    LEDs blink 3 times Memory Module error not functional
    LEDs blink 4 times Graphics Graphics controller not functional
    LEDs blink 5 times System board General system board failure
    LEDs blink 6 times BIOS BIOS authentication failure

    Error code explanations
    The sections below provide some common explanations for each error code listed in the table above.
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    AC Adapter not connected or battery low chargeWhen the computer is on battery power only and the AC adapter is disconnected, if the Battery Power and Caps Lock / Number Lock LEDs do not glow, there is either a very low change or no charge in the battery. Connect the AC power adapter, verify that the battery power LED glows, allow the battery to charge for 15 - 30 minutes and then attempt to start the computer. If it starts, run the battery test and calibrate the battery. If it does not start, if possible, connect a replacement battery to verify that the battery is the problem.
    If the computer does not start after charging the battery, remove the battery and connect the AC power supply. Verify that the battery power LED glows, and then attempt to start the computer. If the LED still does not glow, either the AC adapter has failed, or there is a bad connection between the adapter and the system board. If possible, connect a different AC power adapter to verify that the adapter is the problem, or contact HP for support which may require a service event.
    Insufficient charge on the batteryIf the battery light LED (which looks like a lightning bolt ) flashes, the battery has insufficient charge to start the computer. To resolve this error, try the following solutions.
    •Connect the notebook PC to AC power and attempt to start the computer again.
    ◦Check the AC adapter to confirm that all of the plugs are securely seated.
    ◦Determine if the power LED on the AC adapter is lit (if available) to verify that the computer is receiving AC power from the wall outlet.
    •If the computer operates on AC power correctly, charge the battery for thirty minutes to one hour and then restart the computer.
    NOTE: Charging the battery for this length of time is called "trickle charging". Trickle charging is a continuous constant-current charge at a low rate, which recharges the battery slowly when it is in a deep discharge state. Deep discharge occurs when a battery is left unused for extended periods of time.

    CPU not functionalThe computer processor (Blink code 1) has stopped functioning properly. Contact HP for assistance.
    BIOS corruption failureIf a BIOS corruption error occurs (Blink code 2), you may not even notice the blink codes, because as soon as the computer recognizes the error, it restarts, attempts to recover the BIOS, and then restarts again. You may notice an extra-long startup process as a result, and a message indicating that the BIOS has been recovered may display on startup. If this occurs, update the BIOS on the computer. For more information, refer to the HP Notebook PCs - Locate and Install Updated BIOS, Drivers, and Software .
    support document.
    Module error not functionalIf you experience a memory failure (Blink code 3), follow the guide in the table below.
    If Using Original Memory If New Memory Is Added
    Reseat the memory.

    If reseating the memory does not resolve the problem, try replacing the memory with new memory. Reseat the memory.

    If you continue to experience this error code after reseating the memory, the problem may be with the memory itself. Take the new memory out of the computer, put the original memory back into the computer, and then retest it.

    If you do not feel comfortable reseating the memory yourself, take the computer to a computer retailer and ask them to reseat it for you.
    NOTE: Some memory module errors may allow the computer to start but will then cause the computer to restart and display a blinking error code.

    Graphics controller not functionalIf you experience a graphics controller failure (Blink code 4), contact HP for assistance.
    General system board failureA general system board failure (Blink code 5) is the failure of a component not covered by the other LED error codes. Contact HP for assistance.
    BIOS authentication failureThe BIOS authentication error (Blink code 6) is extremely rare. It is the result of a discrepancy between the BIOS and the hardware that is installed on the computer. This error occurs when the BIOS cannot authenticate signatures from the hardware on the system. The purpose of the BIOS authentication is to be sure that no one has tampered with the BIOS on the computer.
    If a BIOS authentication failure occurs, the computer automatically performs a BIOS recovery. If the computer does not automatically recover the BIOS, manually perform a BIOS recovery. To manually perform a BIOS recovery, press all four arrow keys at the same time to cause the BIOS to go to the EFI partition to find and recover the current BIOS.

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