Question about ASUS Computers & Internet
Restarting did not work, and I noticed that my SSD (OCZ Trion 100 Series 480GB) was no longer listed as a boot option in my bios. (a very bad sign) I then loaded up PartedMagic and it could not detect the SSD. On PartedMagic, it just said unknown device under disk health and would not give any other information. I decided to reinstall windows on an old HDD to I could still use my computer. (using same sata port?) I had no issues doing this, until I decided to try and connect the original SSD next to the installed HDD. The bios would still not detect the old SSD and I made sure that the HDD was the only boot option - however, windows would not load. When booting, it would stay on the Asus press alt or delete to enter the bios screen for a suspiciously long time, and then got stuck in the windows boot screen. When I unplug the computer and removed the old SSD to try and boot with just the HDD again, it would load into windows quickly with no problems. Is it possible that I downloaded some sort of virus onto the SSD?
I think you need to check your data and power connections. If that is ok you probably have a failed sst drive.
Posted on Jan 17, 2019
Man, we are not prophets. We don`t know name of software, the link where you get it, your PC hardware, your SSD brand and capacity... So how we can help?
Posted on Jan 10, 2019
Testimonial: "OCZ Trion 100 Series 480GB"
OCZ Trion 100 Series 480GB"
wow a ssd told.now. no PCs stated but is par here, sad.
well this is prime grade media
what is the acid test for any SSD ,... read.
it fails on 2 PC. bad drive. but..how matters.
any PC or at least 2 fail in BIOS the SSD is not seen in BIOS means its dead(means bios scans see it dead)
did you hot swap drives, never do that or blow them to H3LL.
I ALSO own a $5 HDD/SSD USB CHASSIS.
i INSERT MY DRIVE UNDER TEST IN that.
PLUG IN THE USB AND FIND IT IN WINDOWS 10 DISKMANAGER.
IF NOT? IT iS DEAD. ( i test the adaptor here with known good old HHD, and it works)
we always cross check things, or look silly.
I Have SEE MANY PARTS BLOWn to hell by folks hot swapping parts (it's ok in my full blown HP server) but not here (SAS arrays)
never ever plug or unplug parts inside any PC (home).
for sure those red/yellow/.black cables. ever.
on all PCs remove the ac line cord. first.
on laptops that big battery next (not RTC coin)out
then push power botton front, (main) see fans spin down, see that, learn that see that and go gee I just saved blowing up parts.
this effect is caps discharging,
the line cord pulled kills standby power.
even the video guy below is clueless,how sad.
wiki covers this topic,if you like to learn.
the SATA data cable can hot swap
estat too, if all 3 things support it.ask
the power cable must not be hot swapped,OK
when you hot swap the chips in the thing swapped
like to latch up(wiki, silicon IC latchup)
when this happens they burn to a crisp.
do not hot swap thing ever.
learn to not do that, and go broke fast.
last is if the SSD does show up in bios or as USB drive external
the run killdisk on it and erase it for repurposing it.
Posted on Jan 10, 2019
You got a virus onto the SSD do not use again and for safety myself I would clean all out keep what files you need first then do a factory resit as it may still have some parts of a virus inside best be safe than sorry, had same myself long time ago, take care good luck.
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Posted on Jan 09, 2019
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Notebook will not boot
If I understand what your problem is...
I had the same problem, it was a caused by bad Windows XP install CD.
Call Gateway and explain the situation, you may need to have a magnifying glass handy to read the tiny engraved lettering in the center of the CD disk.
Have your 'Product Key' available.
If you have some kind of sales receipt, or other "Proof of Purchase" have it handy too.
You will need to tell them, you do not have the program installed on other computers.
They can send you another disk.
This method will only work if you have a legal copy of the program.
Posted on Oct 31, 2007
SOURCE: problem with a disk read error
There are a couple of possibilities.
1. The hard drive is defective.
2. The operating system is corrupt.
The easiest way to test this is to run the restore cd that came with the computer to reload Windows.
If you get this error while running the restore cd then you will need to get a new hard drive.
Posted on Jan 03, 2008
You would probably do right to reinstall Windows. The bios handed off to Windows long before the splash screen comes up. It is probably a faulty driver or corrupt registry entry. If it was me I would reload Windows
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
check power chord or port of hard drive if u dont find any prob. pleace re insert power cord with card board packing. definetly u solve the problem.
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
Open cpu cabinet and Refix RAM some times bootable files not load on ram properly so this error comes.
So refix RAM memory clean dust from circuit and RAM .
Also pull cmos cell from motherbord for 5 minutes so all settings are defaults then check.
Posted on Aug 01, 2009
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