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If you need to press F1 to boot, then your BIOS/CMOS coiuld be starting to
fail. Check the BIOS/CMOS and tthe battery.
"98stang" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have a Hp Pavillion laptop and when I start the laptop, it show the HP
> symbol and then the screen goes black. I have to press f1 for it continue.
> What's the problem