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Old 03-15-2006, 01:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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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.

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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.

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