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Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 48,516
Posted By thephatp
Didn't get an email update with your response...

Didn't get an email update with your response before I found the Microsoft "Fix It" solution--an MSI that you download. Either way will work, so for those who are scared to touch the registry, you...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By thephatp
Quick update. I've run two different 2GB sticks...

Quick update. I've run two different 2GB sticks alone for 2 days, then 2 sticks together for 3 days. No crashes at all. I just got a new SSD drive with a new install (and removed my sound card,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 48,516
Posted By thephatp
No luck. I reconnected the drives (power...

No luck.

I reconnected the drives (power and SATA) and it recognized them in the array. I deleted the array and verified it was deleted. Shut down, disconnect drives, boot up, change both...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 48,516
Posted By thephatp
Thanks TVeblen. I'll give it a try. I have not...

Thanks TVeblen. I'll give it a try. I have not changed them yet. As a matter of fact, I was just about to restart the computer with them hooked back up, forgetting that they would show up in RAID....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,213
Posted By thephatp
BTW, thank you Golden for your suggestions. I...

BTW, thank you Golden for your suggestions. I did try them, but they didn't fix the problem. Worth a shot though. ;)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,213
Posted By thephatp
I hate to bump an old thread, but I wanted to...

I hate to bump an old thread, but I wanted to report back what I (finally) think I figured out. First of all, I think some of it had to do with RAID and a crappy controller. However, I also found...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 48,516
Posted By thephatp
Switching BIOS SATA RAID/AHCI setting causes BSOD at Windows Start

I just changed my disk setup from:

1 SATA HDD Primary OS Disk
2x SATA HDD Backup Disks in RAID 1

TO:

1 SATA SSD Primary OS Disk
1 SATA HDD Backup Disk
[No RAID]
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 4,654
Posted By thephatp
I'm an idiot. But just in case anyone else has...

I'm an idiot. But just in case anyone else has this problem...check to make sure you do not have your drives plugged into the eSATA ports. :(

Thanks to this thread for pointing out to check...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 4,654
Posted By thephatp
Dual Boot Windows 7 - Second (SSD) drive not showing as disk in Instal

I've got one drive that's had Windows 7 for a while. I just bought an SSD drive, and I'd like to dual boot for a while. I've tried installing with formatting the SSD drive (in Windows) and make it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By thephatp
You are definitely right on this--one by one is...

You are definitely right on this--one by one is surest way to go.



I saw that as well, but didn't know for sure if it was the right one. Not sure how bad it is if I screw it up. :confused:

...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By thephatp
writhziden, thanks for the reply. I've been...

writhziden, thanks for the reply.

I've been running Prime95 for a few hours now with no problems, but I'll let that keep running.

Do you have any ideas as to why I would have seen a ton of...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By thephatp
BSOD Random (almost) Daily Crashes - Tested RAM, what else?

I've been struggling through BSODs almost daily. Sometimes it can stay up for a couple of days, and sometimes it would crash without even doing much. I have only included 10 from this month.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,213
Posted By thephatp
Ok, found an old keyboard and got to the start-up...

Ok, found an old keyboard and got to the start-up utility I mentioned in the previous post (which hasn't shown up yet, so hopefully it does soon), and it only had create/delete RAID, so no luck.

I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,213
Posted By thephatp
Hi Golden, thanks for the reply. What you...

Hi Golden, thanks for the reply.

What you explained about synchronizing before shutting down is exactly what I'm suspecting as well. That's why I force myself to wait instead of just killing it,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,213
Posted By thephatp
PC Slow to shut off when shutting down (RAID 1)

I have no idea why this is happening, and I've dealt with it for too long now.

Whenever I shutdown my pc (Windows 7 x64), the actual shutdown screen goes away in a reasonable amount of time, but...
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