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ASUS G73SW HDD Problem


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#1 johnny7613

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 04:34 AM

Hey guys,

I own an ASUS G73SW laptop. About 3 weeks ago, i started receiving a message upon boot up that read "reboot and select proper boot device". This happened on and off, and it would typically boot up correctly with no problems upon turning the computer on and off a couple of times. However, last night I continue to receive that message and cannot boot up my laptop. I check the BIOS Boot Options, and the HDD is not listed at all, only the SATADVD or something like that. I took the hard drive out and put it into an older laptop so that I can see if it worked and to backup all of its files. It seems to work perfectly fine in my older laptop, and all files are backed up now. Any suggestions on how to get my new laptop running on this hard drive again? Thanks in advance.

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#2 jhayz

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 08:41 AM

How about in the main or general menu of your BIOS utility setup? Try loading default settings and check your CMOS battery voltage output. Reseat the drive and make sure its well in place then check also for any dented pins.

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 09:30 AM

You should ask Asus to send you a replacement drive or replace your laptop.

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