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Hard Restart And Stuck At Bios, Unable To Reformat


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#1 vaige

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Posted 12 September 2008 - 02:33 PM

hi all,

i was watching my TV Series as usual and suddenly my PC suddenly powered off, and restarted.

However, its stuck at the 2nd BIOS Page and wont boot anymore.

So, i panicked and wanted to backup my data before anything goes wrong, and i took my laptop out.

and when i power on my laptop, the laptop also stuck at the BIOS page! i was using the laptop 2 hours ago and

it was completely fine. So i tried to reformat my laptop as i dont have important data and after booting from the CD.

It prompt saying it cannot detect hard disk and leave me only 1 option to press f3 to quit the XP Setup.

Im thinking both my PC and Laptop have gotten some sort of virus or something but i cant load into windows at all.

Simply stuck at the BIOS screen, no option to go into safe mode or anything.

Any gurus can help me on this please?? Many thanks in advance!!

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#2 cryptodan

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Posted 12 September 2008 - 02:36 PM

Do you have another hdd cable to try on the desktop? If so then try it.




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