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Windows 7: Asus G50Vt-X5 wont boot win 7 beeps rapidly

09 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Asus G50Vt-X5 wont boot win 7 beeps rapidly

So my computer was running fine until i turned it off. then later when i turned it back on it went through the computers boot logo(not part of any os, will do this even without a hard drive installed) then it loaded what looked like command prompt in full screen with the blinking white "_" cursor then the cursor moved down as if someone hit enter and it starts beeping rapidly non stop. The beeps are all the same ( ive heard of beep codes and ive heard them and this isnt it) it beeps forever until i turn it off. Also on a different hard drive in the same computer i have vista installed and that works perfectly. But back to the windows 7, i tried it with one ram (one of each) and without any both rams are fine because i did the same with the rams while trying to boot into vista and vista booted every time. There fore this leads me to believe that the hard drive is causing this problem so maybe something is wrong with the windows 7 hard drive/partition. All help is appreciated.

Thanks.

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09 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

It does sound like a hard drive or other hardware problem.

During the Power On Self Test (POST), does it give you any warnings?

Can you take the hard drive to another machine and test it with one of these programs? Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
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09 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

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Also on a different hard drive in the same computer i have vista installed and that works perfectly. But back to the windows 7, i tried it with one ram (one of each) and without any both rams are fine because i did the same with the rams while trying to boot into vista and vista booted every time. There fore this leads me to believe that the hard drive is causing this problem so maybe something is wrong with the windows 7 hard drive/partition. All help is appreciated.
Not sure what this means and Ive read it 3x! Please try to explain this again.... HELP US HELP YOU!

A rapid constant beeping from the Award BIOS ususally indicates a memory issue.


Some questions for you...
  1. Have you been inside this laptop adding or removing any components? If so, make sure any RAM is properly seated, HDD's, etc.
  2. Were you "playing" with settings in the BIOS at any time? If so, go into BIOS and set to defaults.
  3. Any spills on or near this laptop.
  4. Has it been dropped?
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09 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Yes it is a rapid constant beeping but i dont think its ram because i can run vista on the same computer just off of a different hard drive and it works perfect. so i think its a hard drive issue.

Answer to questions:
1. I only interchanged the rams to see if there the problem but as i said it probably isnt the ram since vista works flawlessly.
2. Reset bios. No change.
3. No Spills.
4. Not dropped.

Hopefully this will help get to the bottom of the problem. Thanks for help.
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09 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try testing your hard drive.
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09 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 

How do i go about testing my hard drive
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09 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Download the appropriate tool and run an extended scan. Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
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09 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

All right i ran all the available tests and it passed every single one. I have no idea what could be causing this to happen.
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09 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try running a starup repair: Startup Repair
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09 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7
 
 

I cannot get do a repair hopefully there is another option.
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