Plug and play? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-05-2007, 11:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
J9Darkwing's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 94
Default Plug and play?

Salute and howdy!
Well, my new system should arrive tomorrow and I'm most excited. However I do have a couple of questions. . .
As per recommendations from this forum I went ahead and chose the p5n32-e sli over the striker extreme, fyi but in the manual I downloaded it says the default position for the 'plug and play OS' option is set to NO. Vista 64 is certainly PnP so shouldn't I set this to yes? I know it's an odd question but I thought I'd make it a non issue before the board even arrived.

In the bios, should I turn on the 'OS pnp' or leave it off?
Thanks, and as you can imagine tomorrow night while I'm building the system I'll have many more questions.

If anyone has this board (p5n32 e sli), a q6600, 4 gig of ram and vista 64bit OS and has a laundry list of overclocked bios settings they'd like to suggest I'd be willing to give it a shot. I'll be using stock cooling for a couple of weeks so keep that in mind when recommending OC settings.

I'd also like to thank all of you who've helped me so generously over the past couple of weeks. I certainly appreciate your efforts.

~~~~~~~Salute!~~~~~~~ Darkwing
J9Darkwing is offline  
Old 11-06-2007, 12:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
Master Techie
baron5's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,984
Default Re: Plug and play?

i wasnt really awarre they called em pnp lol. either way u just set your first boot device to cdrom then chuk in the vista disk and follow prompts. i dont think having play and play would really matter unless it means if it is a bootable cd it will automatically run it without changing boot device
<<<Please give me Rep if I have helped you<<<

I7 930 @ 4GHz : Noctua D-14
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 : Asus GTX 480
G.Skill Trident 1600MHz 6-8-7-18 : Samsung F3 1TB
OCZ Vertex 2 50GB : Silverstone RV02 Case
Silverstone Strider Plus 1Kw : Sony DRU-870s Optical
Samsung P2350 Monito

baron5 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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Issue with BF2 on my E510 dykzeulb PC Gaming 8 10-21-2007 03:26 PM
Movies Won't Play Jethro69 Microsoft Windows and Software 14 10-21-2007 01:17 PM
How can I play Microphone or Line-In throuh computer speakers without recording WeirdClayJisKOO Computer Audio and Multimedia 8 10-03-2007 10:21 PM
Crooks debut 'plug and play' phishing kit Osiris Viruses, Spyware and Malware 2 07-11-2007 08:15 PM
how can I play two audio files on a 4 ch audio card ludmil Computer Audio and Multimedia 2 05-30-2007 01:57 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:40 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.