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Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,371
Posted By Nibiru2008
Windows Updates has NOTHING to do with the issues...

Windows Updates has NOTHING to do with the issues you're having, at all.
Forum: System Security 06 Feb 2011
Replies: 42
Views: 5,138
Posted By Nibiru2008
I use and recommend G DATA AV or Internet...

I use and recommend G DATA AV or Internet Security. It does not slow down the system, relatively fast scans and a light footprint.

In addition, at av-comparatives.org it gets good rankings and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,371
Posted By Nibiru2008
In the BIOS...

In the BIOS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,371
Posted By Nibiru2008
If the IDE setting is enabled rather than AHCI,...

If the IDE setting is enabled rather than AHCI, then the drives show up as Master and Slave.

It is always recommended that the drive with the OS installed on it be plugged into the first SATA port.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,371
Posted By Nibiru2008
Do you have your hard drives set up to be AHCI...

Do you have your hard drives set up to be AHCI enabled in the BIOS?

That will help with speed and such. Turn off the IDE mode in the BIOS too.

Make sure your primary boot drive is plugged into...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,910
Posted By Nibiru2008
Yes, it was a leaked RTM or Releast To Market. ...

Yes, it was a leaked RTM or Releast To Market. It works just fine, I have installed on my system and it runs better than before.

Faster, more responsive, etc.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 8,204
Posted By Nibiru2008
You might also go to the Windows 7 Validation web...

You might also go to the Windows 7 Validation web page and run their validation check ActiveX plugin and see what you get there.

Be sure to do this with IE8 though. Go here to run the check: ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By Nibiru2008
I have never, ever had any issues flashing a...

I have never, ever had any issues flashing a BIOS, but I've always used the DOS method since it's the safest and most reliable. I have flashed a BIOS with firmware updates around 40 times or so over...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 8,252
Posted By Nibiru2008
It is possible that you may have a virus. There...

It is possible that you may have a virus. There are some out there that will cause the HD to act up and make noise.

Have you scanned both drives with an AV program yet?
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Jan 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 8,574
Posted By Nibiru2008
I hope it works out for you. I have 1920 x 1080p...

I hope it works out for you. I have 1920 x 1080p resolution too. But it's on a Full HD LED monitor too. That may be a difference there.

I'm using a DVI-D Dual Link cable and noticed an...
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Jan 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 8,574
Posted By Nibiru2008
You need to go to the card maker's website and...

You need to go to the card maker's website and view the model you have, in the card's specifications section you should find the information you need.
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Jan 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 8,574
Posted By Nibiru2008
A DVI Dual Link cable should definitely help your...

A DVI Dual Link cable should definitely help your problem. I got mine from eBay for $8.79 for a 6 FT. HD cable with ferrite core chokes on each end.

This is a top-quality cable, gold-plated...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By Nibiru2008
That was a direct link to Microsoft! It's...

That was a direct link to Microsoft! It's through Digital River, which MS uses for their DL links.
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By Nibiru2008
You can do it. Here is what I would do, first...

You can do it. Here is what I would do, first find the Product Key sticker attached to the laptop. Probably on the bottom of the laptop's case. It's a grouping of 25 letters and numbers, such as:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Nibiru2008
As the previous poster stated, burn the ISO image...

As the previous poster stated, burn the ISO image file to a blank DVD at 4X speed - no faster! Use ImgBurn, it's free and it will also verify the burn against the original ISO image file. The x64...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By Nibiru2008
If it was me, I would just do a clean install on...

If it was me, I would just do a clean install on the drive I want to be my primary hard drive. It's best to unplug the other drive until after the Windows 7 install is done.

Clean installs always...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 12,145
Posted By Nibiru2008
If you have Intel ICH9R driver, then I would...

If you have Intel ICH9R driver, then I would enable the AHCI function in the BIOS. Windows 7 runs a little better in AHCI because then you can utilize the NCQ feature. Native Command Queing - which...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 5,521
Posted By Nibiru2008
From looking at your motherboard on the ASUS...

From looking at your motherboard on the ASUS website. It only uses IDE hard drives, so there is no SATA controller.

Your motherboard is about anywhere from 4-6 years old, according to the ASUS...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,662
Posted By Nibiru2008
I have used a handy little free program called:...

I have used a handy little free program called: Partition Wizard. It's very powerful and you can download a CD ISO bootable image for using it offline from Windows, PLUS it is Windows 7 Compatible!...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By Nibiru2008
Since it's a new computer, probably from one of...

Since it's a new computer, probably from one of the major makers like: HP, DELL, Gateway, Lenovo, etc. That means it LOADED with "bloatware", stuff they cram on there (paid for by the software...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,517
Posted By Nibiru2008
DrLittlefield?? Let us know how it went, okay?

DrLittlefield?? Let us know how it went, okay?
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By Nibiru2008
Great! Glad to hear it all worked out for ya! ...

Great! Glad to hear it all worked out for ya! You'll really enjoy Windows 7, it's the best OS out there and even MAC users like it. :eek:
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By Nibiru2008
Is the NIC on-board with the motherboard? ...

Is the NIC on-board with the motherboard? Sometimes I have discovered that on-board NIC just go screwy sometimes. I have had much better success when I just install a NIC PCI adapter in one of the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,517
Posted By Nibiru2008
I bought have bought OEM versions for my...

I bought have bought OEM versions for my customers installs and LET ME TELL YOU, that damn product key is so small I have to literally get out a magnifying glass to see it! It is not nearly as big...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,199
Posted By Nibiru2008
I have done over 25 installs of Windows 7. It...

I have done over 25 installs of Windows 7. It always best to disconnect any extra hard drives until you finish the install of the OS. When you have finished the install, reconnect the hard drives...
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