Originally Posted by meggiebear
I will try that. Someone earlier in the post gave me a link to a manual for the comp...
Originally Posted by Cordova
There's a step in-between there. Did you disconnect the cable from the mainboard?
Eagle Eyes FTW
meggiebear That Someone was Me (1st & 2nd replies after your OP and reply)
Those instructions were C&P'd directly
from their "Service Manual" (linked also)
which -from reading it- is about as in-depth as you're likely to find;
It covers everything "service" related including complete teardown/rebuild procedures; and as such is intended to be the "back up" reference used by their techs!
The procedure should work as written!
Try it again -following all
of the steps!
<---not laughing @ you Meg! -with
from this OCN thread: HP DV2000 Bios password reset??
Seems to have worked for quite a few HP-DV2000 owners here.
Do whichever one you feel more comfortable with first.
( I don't know if "pushing the button" covers DL's and installations- but, you can't be that
bad! (LOL'd at "uneasy alliance")
You've already taken your first "tinkering" baby steps and have done the rtc batt. pull once (mostly
It should be a doddle for you to do again; but, as I said - whichever's the least traumatizing for you to do- do that one first.