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This has led me to suspect a different theory, one that I actually think makes more sense. Do you have otehr SATA ports on your MB that you can connect the HD's to? The harddrive wasn't attached to the computer when testing it. Adv Reply April 27th, 2011 #2 phz_swe View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date Jun 2009 Beans 19 Re: Boot failure: "DISK BOOT FAILURE, https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/strange-sata-hd-problem-os-wont-boot-sometimes-288544/

It is very possible damage was done when it failed. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. 10-18-2012, 04:41 PM #5 nstiver Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2012 Location: Albuquerque, NM Posts: Book your tickets now and visit Synology.

  1. I will do this tonight.
  2. Anyway, I was able to load the UEFI, and bios recognized all components except for any of the SATA devices--the neither the SSD, the HDD, or the optical drive were recognized--the
  3. A nice one will cost a little more, but will go a long way.
  4. Occasionally cleaning the system out will also prolong its life.

Firehawk4nzzz15 months ago ok so my specs for my pc are:Mobo: GA-F2A78M-HD2Ram: Kingston hyperx fury 1600 ddr3cpu: AMD A10-6800K APU 4.1 Ghzgpu: gtx 750 from msi, It was referbished by newegg At this point it is very possible you are simply "brownout" your system. I don't think any of the SATA devices are actually recieving power, as the LED on the optical drive was not was not lit up. I have a device that transforms hard drives into USB-drives.

Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Thanks again :) 10-19-2012, 01:05 AM #10 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP Join Date: May 2008 Location: S.E. Adv Reply April 29th, 2011 #7 deconstrained View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Tea Glorious Tea! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/264585-30-very-strange-computer-problem Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

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something I am completely missing. I plugged it in and it would not... Should I still try to give RMA a go? 10-22-2012, 08:14 AM #14 Tyree Emeritus Join Date: May 2009 Location: Illinois Posts: 51,675 OS: XP Pro-7 Attempting Hmmzzz...

It's an antec... news by Willy / March 20, 2008 8:28 PM PDT In reply to: strange SATA HD problem: OS WONT BOOT (sometimes) Its not uncommon to have a "black screen" just before you Kind regardsMaxx-iT SpacePhoenix 2011-11-04 20:10:36 UTC #2 Are the cooling fans of the PSU running ok? Thanks.My 3.3 volt rail is low (2.8v).

Install 1 stick of RAM. Got a multimeter? Maxx_iT 2011-11-05 11:28:34 UTC #8 Just got confirmation that it isn't the harddrive.Attached it as master on my other computer and Vista starts up with no problem!So there has to be http://recupsoft.com/strange-problem/strange-problem-with-win-2k.html Each time the power flicks on, the LEDs come and the fans spin briefly.

I don't even know if I am supposed to see them there. Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support Desktop Environments [SOLVED] Boot failure: "DISK BOOT FAILURE, This is my first build and I am still not that knowledgable about computers compaired to most people in these forums but I do have a basic working knowledge of them.

You should be able to see auto-detected information about your disk in the BIOS setup program.

and soft resets do not cause the PC to boot porperly.only HARD power-off and then on. Use a small screwdriver to momentarily short the power switch connector on the motherboard. I can't remember which system is on which "sdax" - I mean, I can't remember the numbers. At this point I shall wait for my replacement SeaSonic to arrive from RMA (could be a week or two) and try to use that in the hope that it will

During that black screen time it is working but may not appear so. Then, the computer starts flicking on and off in this weird rhythmic pulsating pattern "click...click...click...click..." with about a 1/2 second between each click. On it, are all my games and programs (I have windows on an SSD separate). http://recupsoft.com/strange-problem/strange-problem-could-use-your-help.html Thanks in advance!

Tried to boot from cd, and same problem: shutting down after couple of seconds.. Community Maxx_iT 2011-11-04 20:06:46 UTC #1 Hello there So I got a computer today from a collegue and he told me next: I was working on the computer, just some reports, When PSU's fail, the GPU is commonly the most subject to damage. __________________ All PC's are not the same. Last edited by phz_swe; April 29th, 2011 at 12:26 AM.

I have a friends PC who asked me to have a look over it and see if i can identify the problem, but I am really struggling.:4-dontkno The problem: Switched on TechnoBear 2011-11-05 10:42:54 UTC #7 SpacePhoenix said: Are the cooling fans of the PSU running ok? Should I do this with the 850w TT PSU or should I wait for the SS PSU to come back from RMA. 3. They either honor it or they don't. __________________ All PC's are not the same.

Join Date Dec 2008 Beans 369 Re: Boot failure: "DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER" Since you installed a new PSU, did you remember to plug one of I did not have the HDD connected when the PSU failed, but the BIOS won't read that either. Devoured it with glee. An Apple Laptop PSU Might Look Like This So, What is a Power Supply Unit, Anyway?Inside a computer, a PSU is the device that converts alternate electricity (the electricity from your

I RMA'd the dead seasonic. I don't think I did anything wrong, you know? Would you guys recommend that I go out and try to get a new SSD and optical drive? All this makes me think that there isn't really a problem with the harddrive, but I don't know where/when/how..

I don't even really know for sure if the SSD and DVD are dead or not.