Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook ?

Confused laptop shuts down on it own. will not allow programs to run,shuts down. was told this was a hard drive problem, but cannot find recovery disk. any ideas?

Answers :

\015\012This can be hard drive problem as well as a system board failure issue.
\015\012However try the following to fix..
\015\012Go to bios by tapping F10 key while the system starts. go to the diagnostics tab and select hdd self test and press enter. this will inintiate the hdd test. if it gives an error code then the hdd has gone bad. if it shuts down then the motherboard needs a replacement.
\015\012However if it passes.. then keep tapping the F11 key while the system powers on.. it will take you to the recovery console. select advance options > system recovery and click next. complete the recovery process. the issue should get resolved.
\015\012Note : if you are unable to go to bios or the recovery manager then disconnect the ac adapter and the battery and hold down the power button for 2 Min's. This will drain the static. try again.
\015\012Hope this helps,
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