Original post by: oldturkey03 ,
If you can access your Bios if you can and take a look at drives and see if your HDD shows HEWLETT-PACKARD * '''When switching on your computer system, press the F1 key to access the BIOS set up screen''' * For those using an HP Tablet PC, you can press the F10 or F12 keys. * You can also access the BIOS set up menu by pressing the F2 or ESC keys. I would look into the software option first, you may have a corrupt Windows installation. If you have another computer available, you could download a live cd version of Linux and see if your computer starts, that would verify the software problems. However, the DV series is plagued with motherboard issues. Let us know so we can continue to help you. If it gets to complicated or you do not understand any directions, just ask. We are all here to assist each other.