let me guess the 3 lights on the kb cover (capslock, numlock and scroll lock lights) dont go off they stay on.....
it is a bad south bridge which for most people means a bad motherboard.
fs640-fs742 has issues with this
Originally Posted by RICHnVB
[color=Black]I was slow in responding, but this has turned into a great thread for anyone wanting to add a 2nd drive to their HP notebook! Although Hellbringer is right about jumping...
I have to only say 1 thing....... UPDATE THE BIOS..... hp has released a bios update that improves the cooling by when the fan turns on and how fast it spins due the defect these computers have...
Originally Posted by beut
Replace the LCD is not difficult, you can watch this video to have an idea.
Here are two more examples with pictures, you will see...
i am willing to bet it is a bad hard drive
the ze4000 (and 5000) have the hd inverted and it seems that it causes th hard drives to go bad faster due to shock and movement.
run the hard drive test and see what it says
the hard drive that is in it is a 40gb IDE 4200RPM (if i remember correctly)
i have never pushed it but the computer has a phoenix bios and should be able to detect any size you just have to make sure that it is IDE and not...
Originally Posted by [NFO]N0S
Also you did not have to do anything during the memory upgrade. More then likely your version dv2000 board shares memory with the RAM to produce your video.
Originally Posted by imryel
I purchased a 2nd hard drive for my hp dv9000 notebook, along with the necessary caddy.
When I boot my computer with the hard drive in the second slot, I boot to a black screen. ...