I'm attempting to repair an Asus A55A running Windows 8 that displays the following error on boot.
Reboot and Select proper Boot device or insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key.
At first, we reseated the device. Still didn't boot. This looked like a simple failing HDD. However, PC-Check diagnostic live CD recognizes the HDD and passes it on every test, including read/read-verify/SMART/Cache/Mechanics stress.
Then we attempted to access the files using a live CD. This was a success. Every file is accessible without issue. We then attempted to run a recovery console to fix the MBR.
We ran the following commands...
scanos and rebuildbcd report the following...
Successfully scanned Windows installations.
Total identified Windows installations: 0 Upon rebooting, we received the same 'Select boot device' error.
When this didn't work, we attempted to modify the Windows Boot Manager device line from...
The OS continues to fail to boot. I do not have much experience working with Windows 8/UEFI, anybody have any ideas?