1.    13 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2017
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    Asus Sonic Notebook no Post


    Hi, my five year old Asus SonicBook s200e has stopped working and when turned on the HDD and WiFi card LEDs flash on for a couple of seconds and then go off again. I have tried all of the button combinations, trying without the battery, removing the HDD, removing the network card and 3 different HDDs with working copies of windows on. Nothing has worked. I have a replacement CMOS battery arriving tomorrow, however I doubt it will solve anything. Has anyone got any suggestions before I have to scrap it?
    Last edited by essenbe; 13 Aug 2017 at 17:19.
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  2.    14 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,053
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hi GameInGameOut. Welcome to the TenForums @GameInGameOut

    When it powers on are there any beeps before it powers off? Are fan(s) powering on?

    Not sure how much memory you have. If more than one stick I would try each independently?

    Are you able to enter BIOS by pressing F12 as you power on?

    Did this laptop receive an accidental jolt, maybe everything thing just needs to be reseated? You might also try cleaning and reapplying thermal paste to cpu. I would think it would stay on longer than you are describing before over heating.

    If you can, could you try booting a utility from USB like memtest86?
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  3.    14 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2017
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Caledon Ken View Post
    Hi GameInGameOut. Welcome to the TenForums @GameInGameOut

    When it powers on are there any beeps before it powers off? Are fan(s) powering on?

    Not sure how much memory you have. If more than one stick I would try each independently?

    Are you able to enter BIOS by pressing F12 as you power on?

    Did this laptop receive an accidental jolt, maybe everything thing just needs to be reseated? You might also try cleaning and reapplying thermal paste to cpu. I would think it would stay on longer than you are describing before over heating.

    If you can, could you try booting a utility from USB like memtest86?



    Nothing works. No beeps but the CPU fan stays on. I cant boot to anything. I've taken it apart and put it back together once
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  4.    14 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,053
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Can you enter BIOS? F12 at power on?
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