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10-Sep-2012, 06:46 AM #16
Try booting and loading windows with 1 stick of RAM. Also, only plug in one of the HDD's.
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10-Sep-2012, 08:06 AM #17
You might want to run memtest on the system. This runs from bootable media ie flash or CD so no need for an os to even be installed.
http://www.memtest.org/
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13-Sep-2012, 09:31 AM #18
Well, I don't know why it worked, but it did. Removing all but one stick of ram allowed the computer to boot, then a quick BIOS update and a tap on the motherboard memok button (I'd never dealt with it either) and I now have more than just an expensive paper weight, so just wanted to say thank you again to Black-wolf, crjdriver and everyone else who helped out with thissystem. Hope I can return the favour some time.
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13-Sep-2012, 10:04 AM #19
You're welcome. Glad you got working.
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13-Sep-2012, 10:47 AM #20
Good job. I would assume the bios update is what fixed it for you. There are a LOT of updates for your board that address both memory and system stability. This is common when a board has a basic design problem; the mfg attempts to fix it with a bios update. Sometimes the update fixes one issue and introduces another issue into the problem requiring another update.
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