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Laptop screen flashing, can not get to desktop

by asd31415926 / November 3, 2014 5:29 AM PST

So my hp 4540s laptop with win 8 won't get to desktop.
After i force shut downed it started flashing after the hp logo (turning from gray-blue to black) I tried pressing F7 and F10 while booting up to enter safe mode but with no success.
I would be glad if you could help me.

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Re: safe mode
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 3, 2014 5:58 AM PST

That's not f7 or f10, that's f8 (type repeatedly after the BIOS is ready with POST). However, it's not sure to help.

Why did you force shutdown?

Kees

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Thank you.
by asd31415926 / November 3, 2014 6:18 AM PST
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I will try that tomorrow, because i don't have time now, i will post what happened. Thank you.
The reason why I shutdown it was because I had problems with the internet (it said that it was connected but i could not open anything and the bar to choose a network froze) I did a normal shot down but it took a long time (much longer than usually, witch happens often when i have that problem with the internet on both my laptops) so i force shut it down.There have not been problems after that on any laptop after doing that yet.

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Thank you
by asd31415926 / November 5, 2014 12:17 AM PST
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It worked with pressing F8 i did the hp refresh and now the problem is gone. Thank you.

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