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Windows 7: "Reboot & Select Proper Boot Device"

12 Feb 2013   #21
TwoCables

 

lol he left the same one on my profile page! Why, that little poop!


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12 Feb 2013   #22
incurablegeek

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Quote:
My reason for recommending USB 2.0 instead of 3.0 is the manual even says to avoid putting mice and keyboards on these ports because they might not work for certain things like this.
Yes, of course I know that. As a result of knowing that I put my das keyboard on USB 2.0

Now, since none of you Gomers appear to know what the heck you are talking about, I shall now pull out the
Big Gun



My Superior Intelligence!

My academic background is in epistemology and symbolic logic. As a result, I am an absolute Slave to Logic. I solve all my problems with Logic. I cannot play the piano. I cannot draw a picture. I have no artistic skills.

But I am a Brilliant Logician!

So, my little friends, here is what I have deduced via binary decision-tree logic (OK, I made that up.):

1) The problem is not a short in the motherboard (quite frankly, Steve I was embarrassed for you on that one).

Why? Everything works fine - after it boots up.

2) The problem is in a scrambled BIOS. How do I know that? Well, in a completely unpredictable and ever-changing fashion:

a) The bootable drive order gets scrambled - and I need to tell it that only the #1 SSD is available
b) The boot order also gets randomized, such that I must constantly be setting the Optical Drive as #1 and the SSD as #2

How to Fix the Problem? Glad you asked that.

I shall flash the BIOS again with the latest BIOS from the ASUS site (Crosshair V Formula)
I shall also download the BIOS that precedes the latest in the event that the latest BIOS is buggy.

Now sit back, relax, watch and learn


Footnote: If this plan does not work, please disregard all of the above.

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12 Feb 2013   #23
TwoCables

 

lol you sure live up to your avatar. I love it, Dennis!

I hope this works!
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12 Feb 2013   #24
incurablegeek

Win 7-64
 
 

Yeh, TC I learned a long time ago not to take life too seriously.

I mean, look around at all the silly animals, for example, that made up the great Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera cartoons.

Then tell me God doesn't have a sense of humor too.

Btw, if my brilliant deduction does turn out to be incorrect, I know where to come.
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12 Feb 2013   #25
TwoCables

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by incurablegeek View Post
Yeh, TC I learned a long time ago not to take life too seriously.

I mean, look around at all the silly animals, for example, that made up the great Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera cartoons.

Then tell me God doesn't have a sense of humor too.

Btw, if my brilliant deduction does turn out to be incorrect, I know where to come.
I believe that if God didn't have a sense of humor, then we wouldn't either!
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12 Feb 2013   #26
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Dennis, I appreciate your logic. However, I did not say there was a short in the motherboard. What I said was that during your PSU debacle, there was a short somewhere that affected the bios. There is a big differnce. Otherwise, perhaps you could use your binary decision-tree logic and explain how the bios got corrupted (scrambled up for your superior intelligence to understand) to begin with.
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12 Feb 2013   #27
TwoCables

 

I suspect that it may have happened from being improperly turned off and back on way too many times in a row. Of course, I'm not testing this theory on my computer. No way! I'm just going to make this guess and back away slowly.
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12 Feb 2013   #28
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by incurablegeek View Post
Yeh, TC I learned a long time ago not to take life too seriously.

I mean, look around at all the silly animals, for example, that made up the great Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera cartoons.

Then tell me God doesn't have a sense of humor too.

Btw, if my brilliant deduction does turn out to be incorrect, I know where to come.
I believe that if God didn't have a sense of humor, then we wouldn't either!
Or maybe, we wouldn't even be here.
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12 Feb 2013   #29
TwoCables

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by incurablegeek View Post
Yeh, TC I learned a long time ago not to take life too seriously.

I mean, look around at all the silly animals, for example, that made up the great Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera cartoons.

Then tell me God doesn't have a sense of humor too.

Btw, if my brilliant deduction does turn out to be incorrect, I know where to come.
I believe that if God didn't have a sense of humor, then we wouldn't either!
Or maybe, we wouldn't even be here.
lol I just pictured a giant trollface in the sky.
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12 Feb 2013   #30
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I suspect that it may have happened from being improperly turned off and back on way too many times in a row. Of course, I'm not testing this theory on my computer. No way! I'm just going to make this guess and back away slowly.

Go ahead, give it a try. No Guts, No Glory. But, as much as I have overclocked this computer and got BSOD after BSOD, I would expect mine to be dead a long time ago.
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