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I have the identical problem as chrisdangelo

ASUS Eee PC will not boot (blank screen)
ASUS Eee PC running Ubuntu will not boot after pressing the power button. I have already taken the battery out, tried ac power only, pressed the reset button, and checked the RAM. The indicator lights are on. The computer will not start.

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  • icu2155 Jul 29, 2009

    Hey Tommy,
    There is no hard drive activity, I was attempting an install of a new OS. With Unetbootin and a Jolicloud img file. I learnt later on Jolicloud, they have a special installer. I suspect the image may have tried to install onto the BIOS?
    Looks like I buzzed the BIOS, as it is not progressing into or past the BIOS.



  • icu2155 Jul 29, 2009

    Hey Tommy,
    This occured while attempting to rebuild the netbook with a new OS, Jolicloud. I used UNetbootin and the jolicloud img file. The screen output stated fz (or similar) and three quarters of the page with dots ...

    After this attempt, I jumped onto Jolicloud and found out they have a special installer for their OS install. When I wnet back to the 701, I noted there was no screen output and no disk activity.
    Looks like it is cactus?
    I took out the battery and held the power button for 30 seconds, no change sadly.
    Out of ideas ;~C

  • icu2155 Aug 05, 2009

    Zero HDD flashing LED, I was considering attempting to flash the BIOS. But as there is no LED light displaying HDD activity, I think the ram may be toast.
    Cheers

  • Alex Berry
    Alex Berry May 11, 2010

    I've had this problem before, it's usually to do with using O/Cing software (either Asus' own powersaving stuff, or 3rd part overclocking software) Usually leaving the battery out for a few minutes fixes the problem, if not the next step would be to pop open the cover underneath and try to find the CMOS battery and disconnect it for a few minutes.

  • tommya300
    tommya300 May 11, 2010

    is the Hard Drive indicator indicating that it is running and blinking indicationg data is flowing

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Hello

I have read your problem and the solution to your problem may be following.

  • The BIOS setting may have changed.You can reset the BIOS settings.
  • The hard disk type may have changed..look for SATA and ATA.
  • Or your window got corrupt.Reset the BIOS setting and reinstall the windows using boot able CD.
  • if nothing work out then may be your hard disk connector is loose or your hard disk is gone.
thank you

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