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. 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. 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?
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"
no PC stated, no OS stated???? why?
the SDD is bad or all batteries in the PC bad.
the SDD is dead or the CMOS battery is dead.
THE SDD IS DEAD
BIOS can and will go nuts with the coin cell bad.
so do not condem HDD or SSD until coin is good
but moved the disk to PC#2 so...we know it is bad.
if the SSD tests bad on 2 PCs
bios dead or partiting tools show it dead.
im sure the SATA ports on both PCs are not dead.
learn this virus poster
a virus can not erase the SAtA DRIVE IDENTIFICAION FIELD DATA IN THE SSD. "Corsair C1234zyz"
ON ANY HDD DISK NOT SPINNING SURE DOES MAKE THE iDENTIFY PCI SCAN GO DEAD.
THERE IS NO DISK IN ANY SSD (TRUE not hybrids)
So the ID is stored in firmware, that no virus can .touch.oK.. learn that.
but if the PCI scan does fail for ID the SSD is bad. super bad.
any infected HDD or SSD can be erased using free app,, called killdisk
seen here free, with links
so erase the disk
if the eraser can't find it
then the data cable or power cable are bad
or the data port bad, move to sata 2,3,4 port
if still dead the SSD is toasted
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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