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Byron, Computer Support Specialist
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I just bought a new HP pavillion today and when I switched

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I just bought a new HP pavillion today and when I switched it on tonight it told me my pc did not start correctly. It keeps going back to same message no matter what I do.
Hi. My name is***** you for your question and the opportunity to assist. Please hold down the power button until the computer shuts down. Press the power button to turn it on and immediately begin steadily tapping the Esc key until the startup menu opens.Let me know once you are there.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'm there now
Great. Select the Recovery option and open recovery manager.
Under Help go into the recovery environment
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It has not given me an option for recovery manager, i can choose continue, use a device, troubleshoot or turn of the
Thanks. Click Troubleshoot then click Reset your PC
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It is asking me to insert my windows installation or recovery media to continue
What model HP is this? You shouldn't be asked for recovery media on a brand new machine.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It is a HP pavillion 15,bought it new today. When I brought it home it was working fine then tonight when I turned iton it asked me for previous passwords, it refused all of mine so I hit the reset option and it has been trying to restart since
We can try this a little differently. Click Troubleshoot>Advanced Options>Automatic Repair
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
the options are system restore, system image recovery, start up repair, command prompt & UEFI Firmware settings
Sorry. Startup Repair
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It says start up repair couldnt repair PC, recommends pressing advance options to try other options or shut down. Log file :C:\WINDOWS\System32\loogfiles\srt\rtTrail.txt
Thanks. Hold down the power button to shut it off. Turn it on as before but this time start tapping the F11.I'm trying to get you to the HP Recovery Manager screen like in the attachment.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It has just brought me back to the same menu again
I understand. I know new computers no longer come with rescue disks. Since the built in recovery optionsare not working the only option now is to return the machine and exchange it. It's rare that things like this happenbut occasionally a not so perfect laptop leaves the factory.Please let me know if you have more questions and if you could take a moment to rate the serviceusing the stars at the top of the page it would be much appreciated.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Are we finished, I havent made any progress