Satellite A55-S3061 loop into safe mode

By tommyleenow
May 30, 2010
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  1. Hey guys
    I have a Satellite A55-S3061. It will not boot to up correctly.
    So I install a FRESH copy of XP pro. But now during the XP setup first state when it restart the laptop automatically. Then when it starts it loop at Windows Advance Option Menu. Does not matter I DO, even tried installing windows with another copy that I borrow from a friend. Same issue.
    BTW tried all option including Last known good configuration.
    I did say I install a fresh copy with now file on the hard driver. ( Don't I )
    I even remove the HDD from the laptop and place it into a desktop to make sure it was completely formatted correctly.
    Even had the ram replace.
    oh.......hmmmmmm the laptop keep beeping
    Any ideas? :suspiciou
  2. raybay

    raybay TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    The beep codes can tell you a lot. Look elsewhere on this site for Beep Codes

    How old is the hard drive?
    Could it be over-heating caused by air channels plugged with dust and lint?
    How much memory do you have installed?
    Did this happen after you upgraded something, or installed new software or a new device?
  3. tommyleenow

    tommyleenow Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 33

    raybay


    The beep codes can tell you a lot. Look elsewhere on this site for Beep Codes.
    The beep is a repeat beep. So, beep..beep..beep..beep..beep..beep..beep..beep..beep..beep.
    It keep beeping until the safe mode or Windows Advance Option Menu come up.

    How old is the hard drive? About 3 years old. It's the HDD that came with the laptop. A 40 GB HDD. Tested it for bad sector. Its 100% good.

    Could it be over-heating caused by air channels plugged with dust and lint? NO dust or lint in the case. Even change to a new hdd.

    How much memory do you have installed? 1GB + 256MB (New)

    Did this happen after you upgraded something, or installed new software or a new device?
    No new hardware has been added.
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