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My ne asus m51 desk top wont boot up windows 8 it clams i need a disc or some other external mida device to start it

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Hard drive working, or even present?

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This sounds like a file error (but not positive). My suggestion would be to change your boot order in bios ( a must since this is a Vista machine and CD-ROM is always set as one of the last. Hit F1 (or maybe F2?) when first turning it on to get the bios screen. Go to the Boot menu and set the CD-Rom as the first in order, then hit F-10 to exit and save. Be sure to put in your vista op system cd in your rom drive and see if you can't do a system recovery with it. I know that it was an option with XP.

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SOURCE: xp wont turned on it will not boot to the desk top it frezers

This should fix your problem. Even w/o your installation disk. I have used this program to fix Pc's I have picked up off the side of the road. I would hit the power button, it would show the BIOS then it would stop and shutdown. This fixed 99% of them I have picked up.

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using a torrent program ie (utorrent, shareaza, etc) download SPINRITE.exe.

Burn this on a disk, the program is written with freedos included, but this will not work with 100% of laptops.

if the program stops and shows you a red screen with an error, use a program such as PowerISO to burn the disk and make it a bootable image by adding a .bif
after burning the program to disk-

  • insert disk and reboot
  • press any key to boot from cd if asked
  • when you see Prompt, change to your default cd drive.
  • type SPINRITE to start program
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this may take a few hours or a few days depending on the condition of the HDD.
I have used this program to fix computers I've picked up on the side of the road. I would power it on, start to load then go into a loop. after running this program overnight I was able to reboot (after removing disk) and the pc started right up.

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It looks like either the laptop HDD has failed or has become dislodged. Remove the HDD coverplate and ensure the HDD is correctly seated and secure it.

As to the ghosterr.txt problem the biggest cause is a dirty/scratched disc.

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2. What is the complete error message?
3. What is the make model of the computer?
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You may follow the below given methods and check if it fixes the issue.
If you are not able to boot to the desktop, you may perform Automatic repair from DVD and check if it helps.
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