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11 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64bit Home Premium
replacing my mobo with exactly the same.

Hello, I have an image of my C partition where i have tons of programs, optimizations, custom settings, etc which took me like a month and a half to complete.

My mobo is kind of giving me booting problems since long time ago, sometimes it dessapears and then suddently it appears again.

I am in the middle of working on music compositions that I have to deliver very soon but the booting problem re-appeared.!

If I go to the computer shop tomorrow and get exactly the same motherboard, would I be able to restore the image and get back to work inmediately??

My mobo is an xfx nforce 750i sli.


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11 Nov 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

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12 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600

You won't need to restore anything, just replace the mobo.
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12 Nov 2010   #4

Win 7 64 bit professional

At the risk of being obvious, have you tried resetting the bios on your existing motherboard?
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12 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 x64bit Home Premium

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snakeyeskm View Post
At the risk of being obvious, have you tried resetting the bios on your existing motherboard?
Hey Snakeyeskm: I have tried exactly everything, I have been dealing with this problem for a year or so.
I have had a very particular way of turning on my computer:

-First I turn it on

-The computer will get stuck with a "20" readout on the debug led (black screen)

-wait for a minute or two

-Then press reset so it will boot normally

Yes I know what "20" means and I have done everything that comes to your mind. I have plenty of threads on the subject on Win7 forums.

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