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G62 powers on with power light and blinking Caps Lock button...

Question: G62 powers on with power light and blinking Caps Lock button...

My fiancée's HP G62 laptop suddenly stopped booting. More specifically, when you press the power button, the power light comes on, but the screen stays totally black. I tried doing a hard reset on it (unplug, remove the battery, and hold power button down for 60 seconds), but that didn't work. I tried this multiple times with no success. I shined a flashlight on the screen to see if there was a faint image (indicating a backlight problem), but there is no image at all. I tried connecting the computer to an external monitor, and that didn't work either. Recently I had to replace the fan and the power button assembly on this machine, but it was working fine after that until now.

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I just bought a HP Pavilion DM4-2015dx laptop a few days ago.  Turning it on this morning, it won't boot and the Caps Lock light  is blinking.  I have searched the HP site and Google for a solution to the problem and have found nothing to tell me what the blinking light means or why it won't boot up.  Does anyone have an idea of what the blinking light on the Caps Button means?

Answer:Laptop Won't Boot. Caps Lock Button Light Blinking

I have the Pavilion dv7 124Ous and this is the second time this has happened to me. The first time I replaced the battery and that seemed to work fine. But now it's not working on line I found this out about the blinking lights, There is a list of 7 things it could be.... Cpu Failure, Bios Failure, General Board System Failure..

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Laptop Won't Boot. Caps Lock Button Light Blinking

Answer:Laptop Won't Boot. Caps Lock Button Light Blinking

JetGada1 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your notebook not starting but with the Caps Lock LED blinking and wanted to help.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try: HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code | HP® Customer SupportGood LuckI am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.========================================================================If you feel my suggestions helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks!If they helped resolve your issue, please click "Accept As Solution" to help others find similar information.

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Just disassembled my Z580 to check why it wasn't starting up (another thread) as I figured if I'm going to have to get a independent engineers report I might as well open it myself at the same time. Followed all the steps as outlined in the hardware maintenance manual and found no sign of any hardware damage/power surge/blowouts anywhere. I then reassembled the laptop using the same guide (with no extra screws) and placed the battery in (just to confirm I took out the motherboard battery once I could and reinserted it when I was closing up). Much to my confusion and relief that there is some sign of life, the power button, power light, battery light and caps lock light are flashing in that order. A couple of times when I press the power button the touch sensitive volume buttons also flashed, but that's only when I press the power button sometimes. I can't find any info on these lights online. Any quick help would be appreciated

Answer:Z580 power, battery, caps lock and power button blinking in order

Just a quick edit: By some miracle it has powered up and all seems well. Only oddity is that some icons in the bottom taskbar are invisible, but fan and everything else seems to be working fine with no issues in device manager. 

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HP Elitebook power button and caps lock continue to flash white light. I've tried all the solutions listed in the forum and none of them worked.

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hi everyone, I have a hp Pavilion dm4-3011Tx with beats which is about 7 months old. Yesterday I woke it up from sleep and the keyboard lit up and the caps lock light would blink twice every few seconds. I held the power button down and rebooted it and when it started up the fans were running and the light was still blinking. I tried a hard reset and everything and several hours later it started again randomly...A short while later it happened again and this time I was unable to fix the problem. I have already read that it a Bios corruption but I don't know what that means. Can anyone help? Thanks. I have already tried doing a hard reset, taking the battery and the plug out, pressing the windows key and b while turning it on. Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks.

Answer:Caps Lock Light Blinking Twice

Your keyboard seems to be damaged. Get it replaced, you're still in warranty I guess.




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Can you tell me what should I do?

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At boot I get a blank screen, no beeps and a caps lock light bling twice, pause, twice, pause... and so on.What hardware component is involved ?Thanks

Answer:Blinking caps lock light at boot

Hello @Morelli-L,  Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.     Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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Won't boot, caps lock blinking and F12 amber light on

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Hallo, I own a HP pavilion dv6. Normale I use to set to hibernation when I finish working. However, today as I came back home and tried to switch on from hibernation, I remarked the caps lock blinking and hard disk orange light. Is there anything I can do by myself? If not, where could I take my notebook near Cadiz, Spain? Any chance I can keep data from the HD?Thank you,Roberto

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Now i'm not sure what to do here......i tried to turn on my pavillion g6 and nothing happens. It tries to boot, but then the only thing that happens is the blue caps lock button blinks.....i've tried with and without the battery....
 

Answer:Caps Lock button keeps blinking.

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Black screen, caps lock light is blinking once blink every five seconds. Was just using it not ten minutes ago. Please help. I've tried removing the batterie with no success

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Hp pavilion dv7-6c64nr entertainment PCCore i7Windows7After i switch on its has black screen, caps lock blinking 3 times, function key f12 wifi signal on. But the machine always running (I can hear the sound).Appreciated if anyone could help. Thanks in Advance













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Answer:Blinking caps lock 3 times, screen black, f12 wifi light on ...

Hi, First, with reference to the Service Manual on the link below - remove and re-seat your memory module(s). If the above makes no difference try the following. Again, with reference to the Manual on the link below, remove one of your memory modules and then see if the notebook will boot.  If it doesn't, try the same module, but in the other slot.  If is still doesn't boot, try the other memory module in both slots, to see if any combination will allow the notebook to start normally. The procedure for removing these modules is detailed starting on Page 63 of your Maintenance & Service Guide. Regards, DP-K

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yesterday night by accident i droped my laptop pavilion 15 windows 10 64 bit everything was ok i check the buttons where fine the all work but today when i turned my laptop on to do some work my caps lock button stated flashing it doesnt stop it is still flashing it stops after a while and keeps flashing again can someone please help me im new to this forum if this post is in a wrong sub forum please move it to a right one please help me and thx

Answer:my caps lock button started blinking please help ASAP

clashwithA_YT wrote:yesterday night by accident i droped my laptop pavilion 15 windows 10 64 bit everything was ok i check the buttons where fine the all work but today when i turned my laptop on to do some work my caps lock button stated flashing it doesnt stop it is still flashing it stops after a while and keeps flashing again can someone please help me im new to this forum if this post is in a wrong sub forum please move it to a right one please help me and thx Dropping a notebook can cause severe damage. Unfortunately, it will qualify as owner induced damage because you dropped it. Any repairs will be out of  your own pocket . Does it have a legacy hard disk or an SSD disk? The blinking is a diagnostic code. Watch the blinks to determine where it repeats.  What is the complete product name or product number?  Look on the side of the  box it was delivered in. 

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I have HP G42 Laptop. Will not boot . Blank screen. The CAPS Lock Button blinks every 2-3 secons.

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Lap top died overnight. Plugged it in the next morning and the light from the mouse and the power button all came on as they normally would but the screen remains black and the caps lock led light continuously blinks.

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My HP Pavilion DV6-3210us won't start. The screen stays blank/black, the wifi button is "off" and red and my "caps lock" button keeps blinking on and off. What do I do?

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I've already removed battery and held down power button for 15 seconds and still black screen and red f12

Answer:Black screen , red f12 button and blinking caps lock

Oooops I meant hp envy

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This HP Laptop has not been booting properly. After some investigation, I came up across the LED blink/beep problem codes and was hoping to utilize that page. The problem is, on my laptop, the Caps Lock LED light constantly flashes and does not stop, unlike on the problem code page where it says it should stop to give me an idea of what the problem is. Additionally, the LED light on the Wireless key is a solid red color. After multiple attempts, I cannot find anything about an infinite caps lock blinking and a solid red light. I've attempted the hard reset, where I take out the battery and the AC Adapter and hold the power button down for an extended period of time. I've also reseated the RAM sticks. I've also even taken out the CMOS battery and replaced that.  If possible, could it just be a failure system board/motheboard? I've been told that if I take out the RAM and try powering on the device, the device should beep at me since it doesn't recognize any RAM, but in my case, it doesn't beep. Any other ideas?











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Answer:HP Laptop dv7-4177nr Caps Lock Blinking, Wireless Button Sol...

Hello @ToeKnee616, Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand that your HP Pavilion dv7-4177nr is not booting properly and that you have tried various troubleshooting steps to resolve it. It looks like you were following the correct document to troubleshoot. Based on the consistent blinking, it is most likely a single blink indicating CPU failure. HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code The Maintenance and Service Guide will have more information about the type of system board your computer has. HP Pavilion dv7 Entertainment PC Maintenance and Service Guide Thank you, I hope this information has helped. If this post has helped you, show your appreciation by selecting the thumbs up!

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Just registered so I could also say thanks to the member who came up with the cost-free solution to this problem.  Put a towel around the laptop until it overheated enough to turn itself off. Waited for it to cool. Started right up w/ no issues.Woo hoo! My wife asked me how I fixed it, after my computer guy said it couldn't be done in a cost effective way.  I told her I used a bit of witchcraft. lol

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So to add to the long list of problems I've had with my HP laptop (look at my profile for all the problems I've had in the past 1.5 years), my laptop will no longer power on. I had stopped using it for about a month, only to come back to find it will not turn on, and the caps lock button blinks in this pattern: +-+---+-+---... I have tried draining the battery, leaving it on the charger, and trying to reset it in any way I can. The battery is inside so it can't be disconnected. 

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Hi. Tonight I had a problem with my laptop. It was in sleeping mode, and when I open the lid there were no mouse function and no touch screen function. So the only thing I could do was to press the power button for 3 seconds to turn it off, but it didn't completely, because the screen turn off, but the power button light is blinking just like when it is on sleep mode, and I'm not sure if the hard drive light was on, off or blinking before this, but now is blinking. I press the power button and nothing happen, I press it for 3 seconds and nothing happen. I even did the HDMI connection to another monitor, but both monitors don't show anything, not even recognize that something is connected to the HDMI port in the new monitor. There is no sound, nothing, just the 2 blinking lights. What should I do? Thanks PS: I'm not sure if it's Windows 10 32-bit or 64-bit. It was upgraded from Windows 8

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I keep getting 2 trojan horse downloaders on my avg residential alerts, computer powers off and blinks yellow, attached hijack this log

My AVG residential alert keeps showing reocurring trojan horse downloaders( 2 of them) located at C:System Volume Information, computer won't stay on for more than five minutes and powers off with a blinking yellow start button light on my Dell Optiplex

Answer:Trogan horse dowloader, powers off blinking yellow power light

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When closing the laptop, it goes into sleep/hibernate mode, but the power button keeps blinking. Many times I use the laptop at night right before sleeping but the blinking light is extremely bothersome in the otherwise dark room. Is there a way to disable this?

Answer:Disable blinking power button light

I don't think there is a way to turn off the blinking light. It happens on all Hp laptops when they go into sleep. (the power button keeps blinking but not on hibernation).

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Today I went to press the power button on my Dell vostro 220s intel pentium running windows vistaThe power button blinking a yellowish color while Sound beeps twice at a time. I just used this computer last night with no problems Please help me. I have the system open ready to explore.

Answer:Dell power button blinking yellowish light

That's Dells way of saying you need a new power supply.

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Answer:Abnormal blinking orange light in my Power button

Is the machine still inside the warranty period? Jack E/NJ

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My Elitebook Folio 1040 G2 is failing to start up.  Currently the AC adaptor is plugged in but the Power Button and Caps Lock leds are flashing white and the Battery LED is flashing orange. The battery is totally drained and the laptop will not start. Immediately prior to this problem I was running a scan on the laptop which was taking several hours and I noticed that the battery was not charging even though the AC adaptor was plugged in.  The battery level was 4% for a couple of hours and then the laptop turned off (I assume because the battery was drained). Based upon previous instances of this problem reported  on the forum I have tried the following removing the  AC supply and holding the power button and mute button for> 30secs removing the  AC supply and holding the power button and esc button for> 30secs removing the  AC supply and holding the power button and wireless button for> 30secs removing the AC supply and disconnecting the internal battery and holding  power button and mutebutton for> 3osecsremoving the two screws from the middle back of the computer base and then hard restarting In each case the flashing lights and failure to start remain.  I  am assuming the ac adaptor is alright as the flashing lights only occur when this is plugged into the laptop. Doesanybody have any ideas as to how this can be resolved? Regards          Rap... Read more

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I have a Satellite P755-103. I upgraded the BIOS from version 2.6 to version 2.7 (file bios-20121002102409.zip) dated 17-09-2012. Since then, I noticed the light in the power button started to act randomly. It usually is on, sometimes it dims, sometimes it goes off, sometimes it blinks. I could not find any apparent reason for it. It also happens during the BIOS pre-boot phase, working on battery and working with the power supply on.

Any advice?

Thanks,
Paulo Pereira, Portugal

Answer:Satellite P755-103 power button light blinking randomly

Hi

Are you sure you are talking about power LED indicator and not HDD indicator.

The first from left is the DC indicator and it glows white when power is being correctly supplied from AC adaptor.

The 2nd from left is power indicator and it glows white when the computer is turned on.
But if you turn off the unit and goes into sleep mode, this led flashes amber.

The 3rd is battery indicator.

The 4th from left is HDD / CD/DVD drive indicator and it blinks whenever the notebook is accessing the HDD or reads from disk

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I have a dell t3400 (core duo e8400, 4gb Ram...) which was powered by the oem psu, but I changed it to a corsair vs450 so I could power my gpu. Two months later, after taking the gpu and psu to another pc, I put the oem psu back into the dell, and tried to power on, but there is a blinking orange light in the power button. I doubt it is a mobo problem, because it was working today. Any ideas?

Answer:Dell T3400 orange blinking light in power button

Blinking Amber power button is Bad Power supply.   Solid Amber power button is Dead motherboard.  T3400 with X38 Express Chipset 
525W Active Power Factor Correction (APFC) power supply.
M1J3H, 7JVXX, D525AF-01
PSU may be bad or USB Ports may be damaged creating a short on a main power rail. (PS_ON asserted, PS_PWRGOOD not asserted)

 
 

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For some time now, i have been experiencing that my Num Lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock all lights up (not blinking) all at the same time, I tried to google it but i can not find any solutions or explanations for it.

Does anyone know if it is bad? and what is causing this?

I am having a wired keyboard with nothing fancy just a standard issue Logitech keyboard.

Answer:Num Lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock all lights up (not blinking)

Can you toggle those functions off, one at a time? Sometimes restarting the computer will use the last state it was in, I'd fully shut down and pull the power cord from the computer and the keyboard cable then put them back and try again.

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Hi,

I've just a simple questions (maybe): I recognized, that pressing the NUM LOCK key causes the LED of that key to flash on, ok thats`s normal, but also the CAPS Lock key LED turns on weak.

Now, when I'm pressing the CAPS Lock the LED gets brighter.
Switching off NUM Lock turns off the LED, thats ok, the CAPS LOCK is still burning bright (because it was pressed as well).
Pressing CAPS LOCK again turns the LED off.

Funny thing is: Pressing the CAPS Lock forces the LED of it and the LED of the NUM LOCK to turn on.....

Any ideas or hints?

Greets Juml

Answer:NUM LOCK button enables the LED on CAPS Lock button - Satellite X200

Hallo Juml

I have read your posting 6 times now but I still don?t understand your problem. I have Satellite P200 in front of me and try to check this but everything works well.

Please try to explain it again but please step by step. I want to understand what you want to say.

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Answer:Why doesn't my Nokia Lumia power on when I plug the charger in, the window button light is blinking?

Have u tried another charger .. Maybe something wrong with ur charger

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Hello My notebook is not booting, the only sign I get is the Scrool Lock and Caps Lock lights blinking repeatedly three times. Important to mention that this laptop has a history of overheating and problems with its battery (battery was not charging anymore). Thank you very much.

Answer:Caps Lock and Scroll Lock blinking, will not boot up

Hello @FerrariLuis, Match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below. Try to reseat the Memory     Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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   Hi,I have an inspiron 9400 that has been having some issues lately.  As of right now, when I push the power button, the power light comes on but it does not boot or even post.  The Num lock stays on and the caps lock and scroll lock lights blink for about 40 seconds then the whole thing shuts off.  This can obviously be only a few things but, how to I figure out what those blinking lights mean.  I have search dell support but have found nothing.  Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks 

Answer:blinking Caps lock and Scroll lock/ no boot up

Try reseating your RAM securely in their slots.  I have read that blinking of any of the lock indicators is a sign of memory failure.

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Caps lock and scroll lock blinking, will not boot up 

Answer:caps lock and scroll lock blinking, will not boot up

Hi, Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.  Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your notebook - see Here for a guide on locating this information. Regards, DP-K 

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I went to get my HP dv4 Pavilion laptop after work tonight to check email and i opened it up and moved around the mouse to wake it up...the lights on they keyboard all came on as if it were starting but the screen stayed black. I waited a few minutes because sometimes it's been known to take a few seconds to actually kick on...but nothing happened so I forced shutdown by holding the power button. Turned it back on and the screen came on(with a "your system didn't shut down properly error screen) but it still started, but now the Caps Lock and Scroll keys had blinking lights on the side and top, blinking together about every second. I tried tapping the buttons and nothing happened. What caused this and how can i get rid of the blinking. I've read from doing a google search that shutting down, taking the battery out and unplugging from the A/C adapter and holding the power button for 15 seconds takes care of the problem...but I would like to make sure that is safe before trying as this is a fairly new laptop(just got it at Christmas time). I'm running Windows 7 if that makes a difference. would also like to add that I just noticed that my little batter icon says it is plugged in but not charging....it's sitting at 80%....this is a brand new ac adapter that I just got last week...so I hope it's not that.Thank you for any help you can give me....and sorry if this isn't the right forum....it seemed to be the best fit.

Answer:Scroll/Num Lock and Caps Lock LED's blinking and battery not...

In order to help you further, could you please provide us with more information about your computer? Please post the specific model number or the (PN - Part Number) from the white tag on your computer. This will help us locate drivers and identify correct parts for your specific model. Make sure you've got the latest HP system BIOS installed.

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I have an HP Pavilion Laptop that is about 2 years old. I usually keep it in Hibernate mode but last night I shut it down totally and this morning woke up and the Caps lock and Num lock keys are blinking. Any clues as to what the problem is? All led lights on top are lit. Screen does not come up at all. I am going to try the hard reset to see if that is the problem. Any ideas would help.
 

Answer:Hp Pavilion Blinking Caps Lock and Num Lock keys

Hi, Welcome to TSG forums!
You might try booting it into safe mode....while computer is booting, continously tap the F8 key. This should open it in safe mode. If it does, use the arrow keys to move up to 'last known good configuration' click on enter, let the machine do its thing.
Let us know how it goes
Vicks
 

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Hello my friend.
i have a problem woth my EliteBook 8460p.
the caps lock and num lock blinks 4 times each time and then turns off totally.
what is the problem?..

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I was on my Y560 Model 0646 checking my email and the computer shut off on me.  I went to turn it back on and it does not turn on.  The caps lock and number lock light up.  Blue tooth, Battery, and Video status all light up above keyboard in status area.  None of the fans are going, and it does not sound like anything is running.  I tried removing the power and battery and pressing power button a few times.  Also tried to remove power and battery and holding down power and nothing.  It's almost like it freezes.  I can push the mute button and it lights up, but then cannot turn it off.  Please help.  Laptop just went out of warranty last month.

Answer:Y560 will not turn on. Caps Lock and Number lock light up but not fans or boot

I'm guessing it is because of the motherboard. Since it is out of warranty can a Y560 motherboard be purchased anywhere? Any ideas? Please help.

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Answer:toshiba satelite c650d caps lock light, number lock is on an

If, as it sounds, it is booting up but not ever displaying anything on the screen, check the cable between the motherboard and the screen. It might just be one of the connectors (at either end) has worked loose. With the computer well booted up, move the screen gently down to nearly closed. If you ever see anything on the screen then it could be the cable is faulty where it hinges.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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I have G500 laptop running windows 8.1 64 bit.  I have noticed that there is no indicator light for when num lock is on.  The light on the front of the computer under the touchpad comes on when caps lock is active, but not for num lock.  Is there any indicator for num lock on this computer?

Answer:G500 indicator light works for caps lock, but not for num lock

Hi Kimikat730,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to inform you that there is no other indicator in G500 Laptop for Num-Lock key.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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why is my caps lock and scroll lock flashing? is there's a problem whit my laptop? my laptop is compaq with window vista..how to resolve the problem?

Answer:caps lock and scroll lock blinking

Might be a ram issue try either removing one at a time if you have two.If not then try reseating the one installed and also do a memory diagnostic test.

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Laptop needs to be restarted when the Caps lock led blinks. Cannot use the keyboard. Pls help asap.

Answer:Caps lock LED blinking

 Hi, Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.    Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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I've a customized Pavilion G6, and recently caps lock has started blinking, like, it blinks for 2 or 3 minutes, then it goes back to normal. I googled about it and found some guys had problems like their CPU being damaged, their BIOS being corrupted or something about memory buffers... Well, I'm able to use my laptop, no blank screen or whatsoever.So, my questions are, why do I get this blinking from caps lock? Should I be worried? And what can I do to make it back to normal? 

Answer:Caps Lock keeps blinking...

 

Hello, 

 

I see that you're having an issue with the caps light blinking 2 times. This means the memory is going bad. I would suggest reseating the memory. If reseating the memory does not resolve the problem, try replacing the memory with new memory.

 

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.

Here is a document showing you how to reseat the memory. 

 

Shown here this is the chart showing you the cause of the blinking.

 



 

You can also follow this document telling you what the cause for every possible issue you have with the caps lock blinking.

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Question: Caps Lock blinking

My laptop boots fine and everything and just today after being on it for about 2-3 mins the screen blinks black for a second and then the caps lock button starts blinking fast , then about 5 minutes later the screen blinks again and the caps lock button starts blinking again but slower this time... The only known problem I have is just my battery needing to be replaced and I've recently reset my laptop a little over a month agao 

Answer:Caps Lock blinking

Hello @Aye_nom,  Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.     Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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When I turn on my laptop, my screen is blank and my caps lock blinks once before pausing. I saw where this means I have a CPU issue and the processor may not be functioning correctly. How can I fix this error?

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Hello all, I know this is a common thing that the laptop doesnt turn on and the caps lock is blinking 5 times. However, my Probook 4540s is strangely turns on with the 5 capls lock blinks. But it doesnt go passed the HP logo. i can go to the bios and i have done a basic diagnostic test but there were no issue find in the tests. I have tried to force boot up using a windows DVD boot menu slection, but it doesnt go pass the winodws logo. And the system seems to be quite slow.. and the cooling fan stops spinning after some time trying to boot the windows disk. Please help me to sort this out! Thank you.

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i opened my hp pavillion g6 2016 TX laptop just for a routine cleanup. when i assembled it back it just won't start(boot), but this caps lock LED keeps on blinking. please help me out
 

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    My Hp pavilion dv4- 2049us and my laptop screens stays black and not booting up. I have removed the  keyboard connector due to defective found.It was working with USB keyboard two or three times just after recovery. Before recovery the laptop inbuild keyboard was connected. At recovery time after 1 time restart it was not going to the next step of installation. Giving beep sound. That time I have removed the inbuild keyboard. and useing usb keyboard. Completed the recovery installation with usb keyboard. After recovery onetime the problem found but after trying 2 to 5 times on and off it was working. Now after 2 or 3 time restart laptop is not boot up atall. but the caps lock blinking continiusly  and  volume, and the wifi light they all turn on and so do the fans. Capslock light blink every second. I need to know is it the signal of the removied inbuild keyboard? please help.

Answer:caps lock blinking no display

Hi @rajesh7887,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the computer not booting and the cap lock light blinking. I will be glad to help you. Please follow the step from these documents.Computer Does not Start (Windows 7, Vista, XP)Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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I have a hp pavilion dv6 7012 TX laptop.On switching on, screen remains black, there is red led light on WiFi button and earlier led light of caps lock was blinking thrice.So following a guide I reseated the memory modules in my laptop but still on powering on Screen remains blank but caps lock light is blinking twice. what should I do now?? Any advice will be appreciated.
 

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Even when I am typing this message it becomes difficult if my G 570 has the num lock on or off, same thing happens with caps lock. Have to guess all the time and correct the typos.. NONE OF THE  LIGHTS - CAPS LOCK OR NUM LOCK IS WORKING. DURING BOOT UP AND JUST AFTER BOOT UP, THE LIGHTS SEEM TO WORK PERFECTLY, BUT AFTER STARTUP THE LIGHTS BECOME COMPLETELY DEAD! difficult working with guessing business and toggling these always basing on trial and error..  PLEASE HELP!

Answer:CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

hi SD_musician,
 
Can you try to:
 
1. Check this registry fix to disable or enable the Num Lock key at startup
2. Referring to this article, try to press Fn+F8 to enable numlock at the Windows login screen then press the power button to shutdown / restart the PC.
3. Check for an updated BIOS from the lenovo website to fix both capslock and numlock issue (press Windows Key+Rt > type msinfo32 then press Enter to know your BIOS version).
 
Note:
Backup your important files and follow this readme instructions before updating the BIOS.
 
 
Let me know your findings.
 
Cheers.

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I used a compressor to blow my computer out, removed the CPU to blow out the the Heatsinks etc.. poped it back in place and now it doesnt work. Powers on fully but the monitor power light just blinks, i also get no mobo beeps. I checked to see if i had a bent pin on the CPU which i did i bent it back in place with a razor put it back in place correctly. same problem.. any ideas?
 

Answer:Powers on, no beeping blinking monitor light.

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When i connect charger to laptop the power button and charger light starts button white light blinking my laptop model inspiron n5010
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Answer:When i connect charger to laptop the power button and charger light starts blinking

Hi ZMR 1986,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
* Are you able to boot into windows normally?
* Please try to boot into BIOS <F2> and check what is the status of the battery / adapter listed.
* Please update the BIOS to the latest available version from our Dell Support Site.
* Can we check with an alternate adapter?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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Pavilion g6 will not turn on. Caps lock light blinking, have taken out battery and held on start button down for 30 seconds still nothing. Screen is blankLight is on by charging cord, on button light is on and caps lock light is blinking.Please help

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Computer comes on but stays black screen.  Since this started last week it came back on twice, I used computer but after turning off same thing happened again.

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I have an HP G72 B66us laptop and the light on my CAPS LOCK button as well as my NUM LOCK button are no longer working however, the light on my wireless buttin is working. What is the cause of this?  Why would my wireless button light still work and the other (2) buttons won't? 













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Answer:CAPS LOCK button and NUM LOCK button LED's not working

I'm not sure if you've resolved this issue but I solved the problem by removing the charger plug, then the battery.  While the battery is out, push the power button.  Reinstall the battery and reconnect power.  When the notebook rebooted, the caps lock light and num lock lights were once again working.

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I need help.... the Caps lock key keeps blinking or its blinking for a while then it stops and I am typing capital and common letters mistakes Secondly, the touchpad is not responding when the caps lock key is blinking. And it is really frustrating like. ..

Answer:Caps lock key blinking and touchpad not responding

Hi,Please try a hard reset and see if it works.1. Power off your laptop2. Remove the a/c adapter, battery and everything that is attached to your laptop.3. Hold the 'POWER 'button down on your laptop for about 10 seconds.4. Plug in the a/c power supply (without battery) and power on.Regards.

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well my laptop for some reason is stuck in this caps lock code thing when all i did is remove my processor chip nd clean it nd put it back in and now my system just wont cut back on after multiple times of disassembling nd puttting it back together.....i made sure the replace everything and back the way it wasthen i proceeded to buying another processor chip nd i put tht in did the same process i even put new thermal paste on the chip alongside the fan nd im still getting this error which i dont kno why becuz all i did was take my processor chip out once nd now it starts acting like it doesn't want to work anymore even after putting in a new chip nd alongside tht the hard resets aren't working either

Answer:black screen and caps lock blinking

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support Forum. I am afraid this issue cannot be resolved remotely and it is a bit difficult to understand and know in details what exactly you removed/replaced. Since it started to occur after this change obvious this is the cause. Please, review these artciles :>> http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01732674>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674and follow the appropriate instruction for your specific situation.  If they don't help, you can consult with HP Service center or bring the computer to HP authorized service center where the technicians will probably be able to help you solve the problem. If you cannot find a troubleshooting solution, contact HP Customer support for further assistance or to have the computer serviced. More information: >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/contact-hp>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372730>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/store-finder/find.do?bs=SR4&type=authorized

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Answer:hp625 caps lock blinking 5 times

Hi, Caps Lock blinking 5 times could indicate a hardware failure..possibly motherboard. Here is the link that will tell you about the blink codes..You can try the first step from the link below (hard reset) and check if it helps.. If it continues then may require some hardware replacement.. Troubleshooting LED Blink Codes or Beep Codes During Startup or Boot  

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MY CAPS LOCK KEY is blinking 1 times in intervals and sometimes many times, sometimes its on for many seconds automatically, i dont know what to do please help. I have tried to update BIOS and still the problem is same , tried to downgrade from windows 10 to original windows 8.1 and problem is the same. ResetTING the laptop is NOT HELPING please help.

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Answer:HP laptop not starting, blinking caps/num lock led

Hi,Please try a hard reset and see if it works.1. Power off your laptop2. Remove the a/c adapter, battery and everything that is attached to your laptop.3. Hold the 'POWER 'button down on your laptop for about 10 seconds.4. Plug in the a/c power supply (without battery) and power on.Regards.

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When I turn my laptop on the power light comes on and caps lock flashes continuosly but with a black screen.  

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caps lock been blinking every now and then . is this a problem ?caps lock is wrking fine though .

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My HP Pavilion x360's screen is black. The computer turns on but the screen remains blank. The Caps Lock LEDs blink, but that is all. Ive tried to do a hard reset but nothing happens. I read that the LEDs are emitting a blink code for a CPU issue, but I don't know how to fix the problem.

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Question: No Caps Lock light

Hi. I've just had 16 automatic updates installed mostly for Vista security and now the Caps Lock light will not come on when Caps Lock key is pressed. Hopeless!
Any ideas please?

Thanks,

Phil.

Answer:No Caps Lock light

Do you know when this problem began? Try a System Restore to a point in time BEFORE the problem began. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html. Be sure to check the box to show more than 5 days of restore points. If the first attempt fails, then try an earlier point or two. NOTE: You will have to re-install any software and updates you installed between now and the restore point (yes, I know, all 16 and perhaps others now as well), but you can use Windows Update for the updates. It will notice they are missing and re-install them.

The problem is that one of them may have caused the light problem. It may be best to write down the updates it wants to install (with the KB numbers) and do each individually and then reboot and make sure the light still works before moving on to the next until you find the one causing the problem. Then uninstall that one and just install all the rest but that one. Post back with KB number and name of that update and we'll look into the problem.

Or you can live without a CAPS LOCK light. As a partial workaround, Go to Start / Control Panel / Ease of Access Center / Make the keyboard easier to use and check the box for Toggle Keys. Now whenever you hit Caps Lock, Num Lock, or Scroll Lock, they system will make a sound. As you probably almost never use Scroll Lock or Num Lock, it will basically apply for Caps Lock. Thus though you may not see the light come on, you will at least hear a sound indicating ... Read more

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- hard power reset: same issue- took out RAM: no beeping, ok motherboard issue- replaced motherboard: same issue, crap- returned motherboard (glad there a return policy)- replace CPU: same issue, super crap i'm out of ideas...  any input would be greatly appreciated.Zac

Answer:HP Pavilion DV7-4177nr no boot blinking CAPS LOCK and F12 so...

Hi, Please use the following instructions to check and fix:   http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674 Good luck.

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I tried verything. win+bRemoved all unneccesary hardware.Hard reset.Opened up laptop en replaced cmos battery.Still everything is the same. Black screen + caps lock blinking twice.Does anyone has another idea except replacing motherboard.Warranty experid june 2016.  

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Hi,

Just got this laptop for my daughter and first time we switch on it won't boot, nothing on screen. it has power and seems to stop with the caps and num lock leds flashing. Tried switching on and off a couple of times and nothing

Any ideas?

Thanks

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My daughter has an HP Pavilion DV6, that I have fixed the symptoms of a problem but would like to get to the bottom of the cause. The problem was that it wouldn't start, when you switch on you can hear the fan, the led on the caps lock bilnks continuously, and the led on the wifi key is orange. (It is normally white when working properly.

Having trawled numerous forums including HP I could not find a resolution, many suggestions such as reset the power, clean the memory and slots etc etc, followed by loads of entries from people trying all of these without succes

I eventually came across a post that said he had fixed it by simply wrapping the laptop in a blanket, switching on, leaving for 20 minutes then switching off and on again. This post was followed by dozens of people saying this worked for them.
So, rather sceptically, I tried it and amazingly it worked. The laptop now starts every time without a problem. So aparantly problem solved.

However I would like to get to the bottom of this before it happens again. I want to find the actual reason for the failure and if necessary replace any faulty componants. I am thinking of selling the laptop but don't want to sell it to someone knowing it may fail in the near future.

My guess is that this must be heat related as wrapping in a blanket stopped the laptop cooling and it was very hot when I removed the blanket.
The laptop now starts OK regardless of the temp, I left it overnight and restarted OK.

One final thing... Read more

Answer:HP Pavilion DV6 wont start, blinking caps lock led

I Googled and found a number of posts that speculated this is a bad solder problem and the heat re-flows the solder.
Some say this is only a temporary fix.
Here's one Post.
I hope this doesn't happen to my DV6
 

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I'm having issues with what I think I've narrowed down to my motherboard.  The laptop turns on for about two seconds, then the fan cuts off and the caps lock blinks 3 lights before pausing and doing again in a continuous loop. I've searched and found the lights to be indicative of a memory issue, so I removed and replaced the memory with other memory, taken out the wifi adapter, cleaned the ram slot as well as the wifi adapter slot, and it continues to do this. I've seen reflowing the motherboard as something fixes some people's problems, but I really want to avoid doing that because I'm not comfortable with the idea itself. Is there anything I'm missing?

Answer:hp 2000 2C25DX caps lock blinking 3 times

No I think you have accurately diagnosed the problem. A reflow is not likely to help although there are shops that will repair a motherboard using advanced electronics and equipment to repair chips, not reflow. Reflow is very crude and ultimately ineffective. We can also likely find you a replacement board. 

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Hello. I am using an HP Pavilion g6 1045ej laptop. The laptop is about 4 years old and 3 days ago I replaced the cpu from i3 380m to i7 640m. after the repalcement the laptop didn't boot up, the fans were whirring but the BIOS screen didnt came up. The Caps Lock button is blinking in intervals of one, the wireless button is orange and thats it. Its been like this ever since. Any suggestions?, Please help.

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Hello, I have an HP Pavillion x360 m3 convertible and it no longer turns on (screen is blank).  I've tried a number of different resets from what I've read but nothing is working.  I bought this computer 2 monts ago.  Right before it went blank it looked like it did some sort of update but i was unable to see what it was before it started.  The caps lock blinks 3 times slowly and then fast 5 times. Is that a factory reset i should try?  Helpppp Thanks! Joe. 

Answer:HP Pavillion x360 m3 DOES NOT TURN ON---caps lock blinking

Hello joebianc86,  If caps lock is blinking thrice , The memory module has gone bad !!   Please run the memory test : http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259    Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee  

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 I have been using my laptop for a couple of years now and i have never experienced this issue. It all began two days ago, when i started noticing that my laptop would shut down itself suddenly after 2-3hours of use, the problem has extended to even when booting the laptop, the caps lock light blinks continously, while the screen is blank, at intervals of 3seconds for sometime then the computer restarts itself automatically. After blinking for more than a hundred times the laptop boots successfully but then again after a few hours of use it shuts down again suddenly and i have to repeat the same procedure. took it to a shop yesterday and the fan was cleaned, also the area around the processor was heated, i believe it is called 'reflowing'.   They tested my RAM and everything was okay. after getting home with the laptop, i powered it on, and the same issue began, the capslock started blinking, after calling the shop, was told to start the computer wthout the battery being present, i dd this and after a few attempts the laptop booted successfully. i used t and shut it down as i was going to bed. This morning tried booting it and the same caps lock issue occurred. Please can someone assist, this is getting out of hand now. Thanks in advance.

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I'm also seeing this issue . HP Pavilion g6-b50us, 4GB RAM, Windows 7.  On boot, I get a blank screen, amber F12, Caps Lock blinks every 5 seconds. Here are the steps I've tried so far:
 

Hard Reset: I've removed the battery, pressed the power button for 10, 30, 60 seconds, re-inserted the battery and rebooted. Fail, no change : blank screen, amber F12, Caps Lock blinks every 5 seconds.
I've removed the battery *and* the CMOS battery, pressed the power button for 10, 30, 60 seconds, reinstalled the batteries, and rebooted. Fail, no change.
I've swapped out known good RAM for the existing RAM, and have also rebooted with no RAM. Fail, no change.
I've swapped out RAM and tried all the above reset procedures. Fail, no change.
I've connected to an external VGA monitor in all the above scenarios. Fail, no change. VGA monitor appears to never be detected during boot attempts under Auto-detect or Analog connection.

The hard drive sat in a rubberized caddy, which appeared to be heat-fused in its location and was difficult to extract. The hard drive is readable, but does not appear to have suffered any thermal damage.
 
Is there any way to interrogate the BIOS, chipset, video, or components to determine a root cause and whether it's fixable or not?
 
Thanks for your help and suggestions.
 

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 Plug laptop in LED Near AC Adapter turns on Press power button, Power LED turns on System Fan comes on Caps lock blinks on and off (never stops) Can't find this blink code in the manual? Help 

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