hp laptop video card problem at startup

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joecorn1

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hello:
i have a hp 4100 running xp home. at startup i get one long two short beeps and no bios and dark screen. i hear this means video card problem. what can i do?
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Joe,

Yeah it does appear that the code is for a video initialization problem. The killer is that in a laptop the video is on the MOBO, and not a PCI plug-in that can be swapped out.

Unless someone has a better idea, I'd take or send it in for service.
 
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