Having problems with your ASUS Eee PC 900 16G Notebook ?

My laptop wont load windows unless I have the Windows disk in the external DVD Drive. I can reinstall windows and it will come up like it is suppose to after instillation but once it reboots it will hang at a blinking cursor and black screen. The ASUS BIOS Rev. 0501 Build Date 05/12/08 EC Firmware Ver. EPC-089


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Sounds like either memory or hard drive issue.
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\015\012First, remove and reinsert the memory modules one at a time to see if memory is the problem.
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\015\012If not, your hard drive is probably faulty.
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\015\012Hope this helps.
Chances are your bootloader might be corrupted.

Boot from the Windows XP cd and get in to the recovery\015\012console by selecting option to repair windows installation.

Choose the installation system or drive where your boot.ini is located. You will be directed to the command prompt

Type chkdsk /p and press enter. This fix any partition errors. After that, type fixmbr and press and confirm with 'yes'.

Type fixboot and press enter again and confirm with 'yes'.

To confirm the presense of Windows, type bootcfg /list . If not present, type:

bootcfg /rebuild

overwrite the windows installation. Type for a name like Windows and press enter all through out.

Restart your computer.

Please inform me if this helps.
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