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Old 08-12-2006, 03:51 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Gigabyte GA-M55plus-S3G.

There are four versions of BIOS updates. Should I use the most recent one or the one that pertains to my situation?
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always use the most recent,, gigabyte has a bios update procedure that can be done directly in windows so it's fool proof. well almost.
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You have installed These drivers
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when something like this happens to me the first thing i do is test the hardware... DO THE MEMTEST for atleast 3 hrs.. do it when u go to sleep and see what happens. then reinstall all drivers (apparently u did) then reformat & reinstall windows and install the mobo drivers first ( sometimes my onboard nic wont work if i install afterwords, as for why i have no clue) my .02
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Thank you so much for all your responses.
This is my friend's computer and today he touched the case and he said he felt a shock. What could this mean?
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Thank you so much for all your responses.
This is my friend's computer and today he touched the case and he said he felt a shock. What could this mean?
That he Discharged static.

The case IS metal right? :P
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Yes it's metal.
I am going to reinstall Windows. Should I repair the installation or reformat and do a clean install?
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Try A repair first and if it doesn't work then reformat and reinstall.
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Old 08-13-2006, 03:50 PM   #19 (permalink)
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he discharged static but to me it seems like he might be having some mobo grounding/shorting out issues ? i bet in between it working and not he is touching stuff inside the case. i'd recomend he remove the mobo and check all risers and reinstall. my.02
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Old 08-17-2006, 07:51 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I have re-installed Windows, updated bios, installed new drivers, and tested ram. No it doesn't happen often, but maybe once out of every three times I startup it freezes at the Windows loading screen.
Any other suggestions? Thanks in advance
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