HP Pavilion dv5000 boots to black screen with error message
Posted on 2007-11-28
When I boot this laptop up, I get the following error message... "Line 20246 of the INF file \i386\txtsetup.sif is invalid. Setup cannot continue. Press any key to exit. I press any key to continue and get this next screen...
Intel UNDI, PXE-2.0 (build 082)
Copyright (c) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
For Realtek RTL8139(x) /8130\810x PCI
Fast Ethernet Controller v2.13 (020326)
PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM
Invalid partition table
I am able to access the BIOS, I ran both a short and a long HDD test from the BIOS and both come up with no errors.
I cannot access the Windows Advanced Options Menu by pressing F8 upon boot up.
I checked HP's support site and they said to shutdown, remove the battery and any other external devices, and any CDs in the player. Then insert the AC plug into the laptop and then into a wall outlet, start the PC. I get the same thing as noted above.
I have the HP Windows XP restore CD, but I cannot get it to boot from it, even though I have changed the CD to be the first device on the boot up list.
Thanks in advance for your attention to this matter.