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ASUS laptop stuck in splash screen loop. Can't access BIOS with HDD installed

I have an ASUS laptop (model u56e, windows 7 64-bit) that is baffling me right now. I was recently on a trip, laptop working fine, though partitioned SATA HDD a bit overloaded with vacay pics. On way ...
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Asus S46 boots to bios

I have asus laptop. Config: i3 3217U @ 1.80 GHz 6GB RAM SSD 128 GB Windows 8.1 - updated frequently Since yesterday I'm facing the problem that computer has frozen few times and I had to hard ...
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Alternatives of formatting primary harddrive of a laptop

Here is my story; I have an ASUS(N53SN) laptop. One day I decided to format it using recovery partition. I started recovery, left the computer, when I came back 10 minutes later there was a big red ...
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Asus ux31e zenbook SSD non-standard / cant upgrade hdd?

I bought a ux31e asus zenbook, and the drive crashed last week. I just cancelled an mSata ssd order because I fear asus has used a non standard ssd!!! what a bunch of crooks, ive lost all my respect ...
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Turned off computer while using recovery partition

I was using the recovery partition on my ASUS computer to reinstall Windows XP and everything was going smoothly until the setup jammed. I waited for like 30 minutes and nothing happened so I pressed ...
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Can I upgrade my Asus K53U's hard drive to a solid state drive?

I was wondering if I could upgrade my Asus K53U's current hard drive to a solid state drive (This one in particular). Has anyone else had success upgrading the K53U's HDD? I'm mostly concerned about ...
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Windows 7 install BSODs on two different hard drives on new computer

Computer: Asus CM1740 (newegg stats), no stock HDD (stock is a 1TB SATA 6.0 GB/s -- according to a topic I found on HelpOwl, it may be Seagate or Western Digital). It was hardware and stress-tested ...
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What is my missing SSD drive used for?

My new asus laptop came with an ssd drive and a normal drive. I was expecting to see the c drive as the ssd but it doesnt even have a drive letter. I assume that its not actually big enough to have ...
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Will my new drive fit in my laptop?

My laptop is a ASUS K53E My current dive is Height 9.5mm Width 69.75mm Length 100.3mm The new drive is Height 7.00 Width 69.85 Length 100.00 My question is is the new drive to wide?
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LBA48 PCI Controller Card to use +137gb drives

I currently have in my possession an old tower with an ASUS motherboard that only has lba28, and am wanting use larger drives than is supported by lba28 (much larger). My question is, can I use an ...
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Asus A52F Laptop Hanigng on BIOS

The laptop first showed a problem about 'no bootable media', so I tried going into system restore. It was very slow and once I tried system restore it hung on a blank screen with the windows 7 login ...
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Windows 8 migrate from hdd to ssd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free way to clone HDD to SSD? Recently I bought an Asus u32vj and decided to change from its hdd to a smaller capacity ssd. The problem is I can't figure out how to ...
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Asus Sabertooth 990FX RAID - Drives disappear

Just got a 990fx 2.0. I'd like to setup two Seagate 1TB drives in a RAID 1 config and same thing: Detected under AHCI but as soon as the SATA ports are config'd to RAID, they aren't detected. I don't ...
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resizing Recovery partition after a warranty service

I sent my Asus K52Je to the warranty service last month, for a HD issue. When returned, the HD was strangely partitioned: Now, the Disk 0 has: - a first (hidden) and not recognized partition: a ...
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Adding ssd hdd to asus n73sv

ASUS N73SV has 2 HDD (750GB each). I would like to replace one of them with an SSD. It will look like : 1 HDD 750 GB 1 SSD (size doesn't matter). How do the computer will treat them, will treat ...
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How to Remove Asus Panel to Access HDD and RAM?

I'm trying to install a SSD in my new ASUS U46E-BAL5 laptop [image below]. Problem I'm having is that I can't open the bottom side of the notebook to access the HDD. I've unscrewed every screw but ...
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Laptop boots - Windows taking hours to load - unusable

I have a friend's Asus X54 L laptop that Windows 7 (64-bit) suddenly stopped loading correctly on. Windows loads a little slowly to the login screen, I login, then it takes hours just to get to the ...