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Corrupted Operating System?

by Kaisz / April 7, 2016 11:29 AM PDT

My Asus X453S has a corrupted OS. Well that's what tech support told me. When I turn it on it just goes to the start up display of asus then back to black screen. How to fix this? Or can I reset it?

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Re: corrupt OS
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 7, 2016 11:42 AM PDT
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Refresh Win 10.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / April 7, 2016 11:39 AM PDT
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I cannot enter the system.
by Kaisz / April 7, 2016 11:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Refresh Win 10.

Start screen saying "Asus, In search of Incredible" then black screen then back to the start screen again

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Re: enter the system
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 7, 2016 11:52 AM PDT

When booting from a DVD or USB-stick you don't enter Windows. If the same happens on that other boot device, it's not a corrupted OS, but bad hardware.
But we believe you, and you believe tech support, so it should work.

Google WINDOWS MEDIA CREATOR to make a bootable USB with standard Windows 10, if Asus says to use that. But maybe they have you use their own bootable media or a recovery partition.

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Update to be posted
by Kaisz / April 7, 2016 12:10 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: enter the system

Thank you. Do I need to access boot menu for that?

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Re: accessing boot menu
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 7, 2016 12:18 PM PDT
In reply to: Update to be posted

1. For what?
2. What do you mean with "boot menu"?

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BIOS
by Kaisz / April 7, 2016 3:40 PM PDT

The BIOS menu

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Not really clear.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 8, 2016 10:42 AM PDT
In reply to: BIOS

But OK, let's see if I can answer your question.

1. There's the BIOS setup to change the standard boot sequence. If that is set to boot from the hard disk first (and not from the optical drive or the USB) you can change it. If it's already set to boot from the optical drive or the USB before the hard disk, there is no need to go into the BIOS setup first.
2. Many BIOS'es (in my MSI motherboard it's F11) have the option to go into a menu to choose the boot device for this boot.. Even if your standard boot device is the hard disk, you can use that to boot from any other bootable device without going into the BIOS setup.

Sorry that this isn't a simple yes or no answer. The only possible one word answers are "maybe" and "depends".

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"Asus, In search of Incredible"
by Oldartq / April 8, 2016 11:51 AM PDT

This seem very strange to me. Why would any company put that in. I have no idea what it try to said. Any thought, anyone?

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paint the screen white
by James Denison / April 7, 2016 11:43 AM PDT

then you will never see the black screen again. Seriously though, use any boot CD or DVD and set the BIOS or use function button on startup to boot from it. If it boots and you see it on the screen, then your problem is the OS. if you still see nothing, then hardware problem.

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Other medium
by Kaisz / April 7, 2016 11:47 AM PDT
In reply to: paint the screen white

Can I use a USB?

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sure, but do you see boot choice?
by James Denison / April 7, 2016 11:50 AM PDT
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Can you access the BIOS screen? Or UEFI screen?

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Yes.
by Kaisz / April 7, 2016 11:51 AM PDT

I can enter BIOS

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Sure, if it's a bootable usb device.
by Oldartq / April 8, 2016 11:55 AM PDT
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Now you are just using it as a test to isolate where the problem might be.

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Yup, refresh Windows
by mrjackiuey / April 7, 2016 11:56 AM PDT

I agreed with the existence comments. I experienced this once and refreshing your Windows will work.

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