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Windows 7: Problems with new PC build

02 Apr 2010   #21

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post

That article refers to ZIP disks... an old style cartridge drive that had problems with bad media messing up the drive heads... It's got nothing to do with hard disks.
Bad Tater! You stopped reading before the end , didn't you.
There is a paragraph, at the end, that refers to the use of the term regarding hard drive failures, plus the sound file of a hard drive making the infamous click.

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03 Apr 2010   #22

Windows 7 Enterprise x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PooMan UK View Post
Some of the Gigabyte Mobos have a hidden function in the bios which has more advanced settings ...

Press "delete" at boot up to enter the bios then when in the bios press "ctrl+F1" this may give you access to some of the more adavanced features that Gigabyte have to offer.
No shit? I didn't know that about those boards. Wrote it down in my Tech notes. Thanks man!

By the way, that was some GREAT troubleshooting protocol, TVeblen. I've got the NVIDIA chipsets you mentioned on my main rig too. I'll have to keep all that in mind for future reference.
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