Lightning nearly struck house, need help! - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-15-2006, 02:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 4
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by RGELLIS
You may not have damaged anything, but as the Lightning came down, it creates one helll of a magnetic field, and may have slightly munched some af the data, just do a rebuild of windows after backing up, and it should fix that, other than that you may have fried part of the motherboard? Although i doubt it, UPS are good, but expensive!
When you say rebuild Windows do you mean format the drive completely and re-install windows? I sure hope I dont have to go through this again as I just did it less than a month ago and finally got my software back in tact. Thanks for the help guys.
__________________

Splitfirekx is offline  
Old 03-15-2006, 03:03 PM   #12 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Mr. Switch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 1,841
Send a message via AIM to Mr. Switch
Default

Some motherboards don't need SATA drivers unless your doing RAID. My freinds LanParty SLI-DR is like that, and i'm pretty sure my Lanparty is the same way because neither of our motherboards came with SATA drivers, just RAID ones.
__________________

Mr. Switch is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.