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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
OK... here's the damage... I noticed on my...

OK... here's the damage...

I noticed on my POST screen (after not noticing it) that one of my HD's was missing from the list. As the problem progressively got worse, my POST screen would hang on...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I've also updated "My System Specs" to help out,...

I've also updated "My System Specs" to help out, just in case something is there that would.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I've pulled the RAM one stick at a time. ...

I've pulled the RAM one stick at a time.

Windows still refuses to load. It still gets stuck at the Windows 7 loading screen and never loads windows.

I did a system restore to an earlier date...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
The memory diagnostic tool ran for around 15...

The memory diagnostic tool ran for around 15 hours and didn't get past the 5th pass, it ended up getting stuck at 86% on the 5th pass. It started running all sluggish and such.

I exited the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Does anyone else have suggestions? It's...

Does anyone else have suggestions?

It's strange how it rarely loads into windows with the normal POST screen, sometimes loads windows with a slightly slower POST screen, and now normaly just...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
After 1 pass with windows memory diagnostic it...

After 1 pass with windows memory diagnostic it found nothing of note.

It may still be the RAM... I'm going to swap out RAM one at a time and see what that does.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I'm running the Windows 7 Memory Diagnostic Tool...

I'm running the Windows 7 Memory Diagnostic Tool as I write this from my cell phone. The computer started slowly again today, so I figured maybe a restart would help....

.... it's hanging again at...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I finally shutdown the computer after getting...

I finally shutdown the computer after getting everything done with it that I needed to yesterday.

Today, I turned it on and held my breath... and I'm OK for now. It is definitely running a little...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
OK, the strangeness continues. So, I decided...

OK, the strangeness continues.

So, I decided to do a re-install of Windows 7. I put the DVD into the drive and used the System Restore Advanced options to re-install windows.

The system reboots...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 16,031
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Windows 7 Memory Diagnostic Tool Crashed My System

Hello all. I'm currently talking to you from Safe Mode in Windows 7 32 bit.

I've been running Windows 7 for quite some time now and I haven't run across any hiccups like with the previous versions...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,451
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Yes, I'm really starting to think it may be...

Yes, I'm really starting to think it may be defective. Odd, the RAM I bought was supposed to be 3x 2gigs... but one of those was also defective so now I only have 4gig. Strange.
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,451
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I'm actually starting to think that I may have a...

I'm actually starting to think that I may have a DOA card. When I first installed the drivers for this card on XP 32bit, it stated in the Device Manager that is was "Radeon 4800 series" instead of...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,451
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Not to try and revive a "dead" thread... but my...

Not to try and revive a "dead" thread... but my other computer has the same issue... except I can't even get Windows 7 to load.

Setup:

GIGABYTE GA-MA790XT-UD4P AM3 DDR3 AMD 790X ATX AMD...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Just as an update, everything else installed with...

Just as an update, everything else installed with no issues.

However... this:

SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 4870 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported

I am...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Hello all! This thread fixed my new issue. Back...

Hello all! This thread fixed my new issue. Back in Windows 7! I'll let you know if anything else crops up!
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 25,018
Posted By SpawnoChaos
AWESOME! I just had the same problem... thank you...

AWESOME! I just had the same problem... thank you for this! :D
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Thank you everyone! I've gotten 7 to install! ...

Thank you everyone! I've gotten 7 to install!

However, I had to remove the Radeon Card... the screen went black again where it normally would. I removed the Radeon Card and installed the 8800 GTX...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Current Operating System, pre-install Do you...

Current Operating System, pre-install Do you have a single OS on your computer, are you planning on multi-booting with this installation?

A single O/S and I'm not planning on multi-booting.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I'll make sure that I disable the on-board LAN as...

I'll make sure that I disable the on-board LAN as well, thank you for this info.
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Thank you for all the suggestions. I'll post more...

Thank you for all the suggestions. I'll post more information when I get the chance.

Your first post says you have 6GB RAM, so I'm assuming your installing Win7 64bit.

Actually, I only have...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
OMG, I'm such an idiot. I missed the step...

OMG, I'm such an idiot.

I missed the step where you have to click on "Drive Options"... I've been trying to install Windows 7 over Vista on the same partition w/out formatting the drive. :eek:
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I've re-read through installing Windows 7...

I've re-read through installing Windows 7 tutorial and I noticed something... I wasn't given the option to format my HD from the Windows 7 DVD boot.

I selected the HD to have the install take...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I HAVE to ask, since I also am having problems...

I HAVE to ask, since I also am having problems with Windows 7 installing with a "old" Radeon 4870 Vapor Cooled vid card, 2 gigs. :p

Is this the same card you are referring to?
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By SpawnoChaos
Mr. King beat me to it! :p Yes, does it...

Mr. King beat me to it! :p

Yes, does it work?
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By SpawnoChaos
I had the same problem, except I have a Radeon...

I had the same problem, except I have a Radeon 4870 X2. I would get into Windows 7, but then as soon as the Catalyst drivers would load it would BSOD on me.

I went into Windows 7 safe mode,...
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