Having problems with your HP Compaq nc6120 Notebook ?

When I turn on the laptop sometimes the screen doesn't come up and when it does come up it says F10=ROM Based Setup. When I press F10 nothing happens.

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Answers :

Sounds like the hard disk is not able to boot the laptop.
\015\012ROM based setup means you need to reset or reconfigure the BIOS.
\015\012Assuming the BIOS battery is OK.
\015\012This could be because the hard disk itself died, you can remove the disk and attach it to a USB adapter (cheap to purchase) then connect it to another PC. If you can read the disk OK in another PC then you have a motherboard problem.
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