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Boot problem multiple error codes!

KraZz3D

looking some help, was away for a week and came back and turned my computer on, the last thing I done on it was a disk defragment and optimise my hard drives, I have an SSD which holds my OS and a 1TB drive for everything else, both of which are very full. 

So I turned on my computer and the monitor just black screens with an underscore blinking and then takes me to my BIOS, the Qcode its showing is A9 which I've read is a display issue, I removed my Graphics card and tried again and still same error.

Other times I have turned on my computer and it shows Qcode AE or AO but doesn't boot, comes up automatic repair windows, blue screens then gives error either Driver PNP watchdog or Windows inaccessible boot device! 

Sometimes the BIOS doesn't see my SSD drive and sometimes it does, restarted the computer and black screen came up saying Checking Media Presence, Media Present, Start PXE over IPV4 hit ESC on keyboard and computer went to BIOS Error code is now AE? 

 

I think I need to erase my drives and install windows again but I'm really trying to avoid that, there isn't anything on my computer that I can't lose but would like to avoid losing anything if possible.

 

Really needing help! 

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If the SSD randomly doesn't show in the bios, it can be a sign, if the it's a 2.5" SSD, of bad cables (power or/and data) or a failing SSD.

Try to connecting your SSD with a SATA<->USB adapter on an other computer, to see if it appears and if you can access your data (do a backup of your data if it's accessible).

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2 hours ago, tmurlis said:

I'm assuming you didn't defrag the SSD?

Windows 8 and above don't allow defrags. instead it will "optimise" the drive, which is trimming.
No idea about 7.

It's not a race to the bottom.

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9 hours ago, KraZz3D said:

looking some help, was away for a week and came back and turned my computer on, the last thing I done on it was a disk defragment and optimise my hard drives, I have an SSD which holds my OS and a 1TB drive for everything else, both of which are very full. 

So I turned on my computer and the monitor just black screens with an underscore blinking and then takes me to my BIOS, the Qcode its showing is A9 which I've read is a display issue, I removed my Graphics card and tried again and still same error.

Other times I have turned on my computer and it shows Qcode AE or AO but doesn't boot, comes up automatic repair windows, blue screens then gives error either Driver PNP watchdog or Windows inaccessible boot device! 

Sometimes the BIOS doesn't see my SSD drive and sometimes it does, restarted the computer and black screen came up saying Checking Media Presence, Media Present, Start PXE over IPV4 hit ESC on keyboard and computer went to BIOS Error code is now AE? 

 

I think I need to erase my drives and install windows again but I'm really trying to avoid that, there isn't anything on my computer that I can't lose but would like to avoid losing anything if possible.

 

Really needing help! 

Sounds like a dead SSD, or a broken board.
Either that or you were hit by high voltage which scrambled your data.
However if you can't get something on your screen each and ever time you push your power button, then your problems are far deeper than what's wrong with your SSD.
Just a guess.

It's not a race to the bottom.

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16 hours ago, matt-fr said:

If the SSD randomly doesn't show in the bios, it can be a sign, if the it's a 2.5" SSD, of bad cables (power or/and data) or a failing SSD.

Try to connecting your SSD with a SATA<->USB adapter on an other computer, to see if it appears and if you can access your data (do a backup of your data if it's accessible).

 

9 hours ago, 0x1e said:

Sounds like a dead SSD, or a broken board.
Either that or you were hit by high voltage which scrambled your data.
However if you can't get something on your screen each and ever time you push your power button, then your problems are far deeper than what's wrong with your SSD.
Just a guess.

 

Took my Ram sticks out to see if the board would recognise and wouldn't boot without Ram. Been getting Error code A9 most attempts at booting.

Tried plugging the SSD into another power connector and turned on computer, getting message on screen now saying BOOTMGR image is corrupt. The System cannot boot.

 

Take it, it's a SSD Erase and fresh install? 

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You can try a fresh install on the SSD, but if the SSD is faulty, you will experience the same problems (bluescreens, bootmgr missing, SSD not appearing in BIOS ...).

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4 hours ago, matt-fr said:

You can try a fresh install on the SSD, but if the SSD is faulty, you will experience the same problems (bluescreens, bootmgr missing, SSD not appearing in BIOS ...).

Good excuse to upgrade the pc then lol built it like 5 years ago so think I'm due an upgrade lol 

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