Doing a Hard Reset (or Forced Reset) on HP laptop to clear and then set up again connections between BIOS and the hardware. You can use this to resolve a range of issues, such as boot issues, Windows not loading properly, or software freezing when you use it.
To do a hard reset, perform the following steps:
- Turn off you laptop.
- Disconnect power and anything else you might have connected (e.g. printer, USB hard drive, mouse).
- Remove the battery.
- Press and hold Power button for 30 seconds.
Once you’ve done all this, re-insert the battery and power up your laptop.