. I presume you could press Esc instead and go to the boot order screen. I did just write a length post about usb keyboards during boot then i searched Asus K53E and it is a laptop you are refering to? If the external monitor works fine. Problem is, with the mobo, teardown, installation, etc. Are you sure she owns the notebook? Very frustrating but at least I learned something and my system is upgraded. It turns out that Win 8.
You can also use a Hard drive transfer machine to test the Hard drive. In my case this was a confirmed motherboard fault. My desktop froze and I couldn't get to the start menu to reboot normally, so I held down the power button to turn it off. This does not apply to my situation. Spam F9 during boot up - if you're not already - until you get the recovery option. I'm having a heart attack right about now.
Check these action keys: tablesalt wrote:. Because this is important and would save you a lot of trouble. But it may not be a good idea to remove the hard drive, since you have only had it for 3 months, you may void a manufactures warranty my removing it. Regularly letting a battery drop to completely dead or keeping it at 100% all of the time will hasten the natural erosion of the metals inside a battery. The other alternate is going to be hard to do, it's not impossible but difficult, assuming the hard drive doesn't have any bad sectors and its recovery partition is still accessible. Maybe this was complete luck but it works. Couldn't resolve even after wasting a week replacing parts.
When you want to limit access from a high level on shared laptops, this can be very helpful. Buy the Asus X551M Notebook - The camera used to film this video - This is a video on how to perform a factory restore on a Asus X551M Laptop running Windows 7. It provides access to changing fundamental settings for your computer, which may be necessary if Windows 10 is acting up. . I exit bios and the computer restarts, a hash comes up, and it boots right back into bios.
The laptop appears to be completely dead. I have Fast boot and secure boot disabled. On computers it usually says what button to press on the splash screen but I'm not getting that option. Did not work Used Windows 8 recovery Flash drive; goes to Troubleshooting mode. And again everytime it tryies to boot.
The laptop is an X522e. Messed with it for a few minutes. The computer crashed Now when it starts, displays the asus screen where you can press f8 to go to bios when I don't press f8, it brings me to the bios screen anyways, it will not start Windows up at all. Asus X551M Notebook useful links:. Hopefully your data is not corrupt and is retrievable.
After you attempted to save the data you need to try and re-install windows from bios. There may be a motherboard disk controller issue. When I try to install Windows 7 from the Windows 8 the install failed but Windows 8 Will still boot. If not, try that too. I did all of that and tested the hard drive outside the machine. After a week or so of use, after re-installation the problem started again. They still have an older network and all there other computers are on Windows 7.
Changed many settings but nothing worked. The ZenBook Flip S has been intricately designed to the highest standards of class and durability. Hi Zachary, If the information is extremely important,I would bring it to a local reliable computer repair store so they can attempt to transfer your data to a external hard drive or possibly fix the issue all in one. View Survey Check out the related devices on the sidebar for each of the VivoBook laptops that are perfect for students new and old alike, or get all of the details on the entire VivoBook, VivoBook S, and VivoBook Pro families. Hope this helps someone out there.
Disclaimer - A factory data reset both hard or soft will erase all of your personal information on your device and return it to its out of the box state. Since then it has worked fine with the odd start up showing no operating system. The failed electronic component has to be replaced. Keep in mind when doing this your going to loose your data. Just shut down your laptop, then press and hold the F2 key while pressing the power button.