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Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Oct 2011
Replies: 0
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Posted By UserInTrouble
Creating temporary Internet sharing network via USB

Hello,
I am looking for a temporary solution until I make a good choice & get the proper router & adapter(s) to connect my old dekstop & laptop in a network, both for sharing Internet connection &...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
I've written back to ASUS local tech. support, I...

I've written back to ASUS local tech. support, I tried to be constructive as much as possible, but this whole issue has pissed me off big time, I've lost plenty of time & nerves over it. I did...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
Thanks, it was a mess all right. Just checked...

Thanks, it was a mess all right.
Just checked my mail, I received an answer from ASUS support - the advice is "change IDE to AHCI or AHCI to IDE". Turns out I lost nothing by solving this on my own,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 28
Views: 90,331
Posted By UserInTrouble
Interesting. I don't know if ASUS has anything...

Interesting. I don't know if ASUS has anything similar.
But with my latest misery, BIOS update & system crash, I don't feel feel like experimenting with internal disks & connectors right now, I'll...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
Many hours later.. I've finally restored my...

Many hours later.. I've finally restored my system back. It took complete reinstall of Windows plus all drivers. At the end I was 'lucky' that reinstall process went ahead properly & also that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
tough luck once again ! after booting up the...

tough luck once again !
after booting up the disc & choosing repair computer..
Message: System Recovery Options
This version of System Recovery Options is not compatible with the version of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
Thanks, I'll boot the Windows disc and see how it...

Thanks, I'll boot the Windows disc and see how it goes, hopefully it will offer me the same recovery window as explained in the link.. I have OEM though, not sure if recovery will be included.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
@p5bdkw Yes I know that, but this whole...

@p5bdkw

Yes I know that, but this whole story was about restoring my Windows 7 to load normally, as it was before the BIOS update. If I go with reinstallation as the final solution, I'll boot from...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
Found it, finally.. but suprisingly what I've...

Found it, finally.. but suprisingly what I've been looking for all this time made no difference whatsoever !

BIOS / ADVANCED / SATA CONFIGURATION /
SATA Mode Selection : AHCI / IDE

I changed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
Its barely a week old ! I bought it on September...

Its barely a week old ! I bought it on September 19th 2011.
I've contacted ASUS, still awaiting their '48 hours' response, and if they fail to provide me with a fix or if I don't manage to somehow...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
I think there isn't.. been looking online for...

I think there isn't.. been looking online for similar answers but its all different BIOSs, desktops, not laptops..

I don't think I'll be flashing BIOS back or forth ever again in my life.
If I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
@Corazon @ johnhoh Thats the most likely...

@Corazon @ johnhoh

Thats the most likely possibility all right, thanks for mentioning, by searching online for answers, I've found both of these things mentioned by other people where Windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
If I can & have to reinstall, I already have the...

If I can & have to reinstall, I already have the original Windows disk.. but as I've said its OEM and I've just activated it today, I've read that Microsoft puts limits on reactivation, so I really...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
I've enabled UEFI.. no luck, Windows still won't...

I've enabled UEFI.. no luck, Windows still won't load..
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
PS. in my Bios Boot Configuration it says: UEFI...

PS. in my Bios Boot Configuration it says:
UEFI BOOT : Disabled
PXE ROM: Disabled

Boot Option Priorities
Boot Option 1 : PO: ST9500423AS...
Boot Option 2: P1: MATSHITADVD-RAM..

Is this the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
@Zomby88 Nothing, I had no files, it was...

@Zomby88

Nothing, I had no files, it was fresh Windows+Drivers ! I've barely started preparing to install the programs so I have no files whatsoever. The major issue though, that worries me, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
@rraod I believe that First Boot device in...

@rraod

I believe that First Boot device in BIOS is my hard disk, but still Windows fails to load.
boot option 1 : PO: ST9500423AS...
boot option 2: P1: MATSHITADVD-RAM..
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
Yes of course I need to fix it. Microsoft didn't...

Yes of course I need to fix it. Microsoft didn't mess it up, ASUS did, I know I could have unchecked the BIOS update but I thought it was safe, otherwise they wouldn't it include it that openly...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
Please, anyone, any ideas ?

Please, anyone, any ideas ?
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
That.. I installed Windows on a free dos laptop.

That.. I installed Windows on a free dos laptop.
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
I didn't reinstall anything, Asus Live Update...

I didn't reinstall anything, Asus Live Update updated BIOS in Windows, and this is the result..
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
I wasn't messing with it at all. Asus Live Update...

I wasn't messing with it at all. Asus Live Update poped up in Windows, 2 updates were checked, one was for livecam, other for bios, I clicked yes without even thinking about it, and from there it all...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
My Bios update was different than in that video,...

My Bios update was different than in that video, so the video doesn't help.
I've contacted Asus for help.. but this is an utter misery.. brand new laptop wrecked by the manufacturer's own update.....
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
What video ?

What video ?
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,403
Posted By UserInTrouble
I pressed F2, entered that screen that turns out...

I pressed F2, entered that screen that turns out to be BIOS after all, went to EXIT submenu, LOADED OPTIMAL DEFAULTS, saved & exit... did everything and Windows 7 still won't load ! Blank screen...
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