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Vista, HP DV2210us suddenly stops booting

When trying to come out of sleep. Blank screen, no HDD activity, no key response. Restarting the computer did not help. Taking battery out and then plugging it back in did not help. Panic! Hardware problem? Turns out no. I'm guessing the hibernation file got corrupted.

Hit f8 on switch on to get to a menu screen that will let you continue with boot.

Also see this entry.

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