Pavilion desktop freezes on start up

I have a Pavilion desktop:
SN: {Personal Information Removed}
Model P71549.
I had previously called HP support a few months ago as the computer would not shutdown when I would use the shutdown feature on the Start menu. The case # for this call was{Personal Information Removed}. At that time a technician from HP remoted into my computer and created an icon on the desktop so that I could shutdown and restart the computer.
I have recently been having problems as the computer will not wake up from sleep mode/when it is hibernating. A few days ago my computer was hibernating and I plugged in my mp3 player to charge it. The computer did not wake up from hibernating, so I removed the mp3 player from the USB port and performed a hard shutdown. Since then, the computer will not load past the blue hp welcome screen. I am unable to boot into safe mode. I have run diagnostic tests on the PC for hardware, memory, system tests, etc by pressing escape as the computer boots and all tests PASSED.
I do not have recovery disks or files on a USB. The computer is under parts and labor warranty until May. 
Any help in this matter would be appreciated,
Thank you.
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