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03-Aug-2012, 06:49 PM #1
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I have a Dell laptop. My desktop freezes a couple of seconds after I boot up. I can move the cursor around fine. I'm wondering what to do. Do I need to run something on safe mode or what?
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04-Aug-2012, 11:39 AM #2
1. Right click on My Computer > Properties > Hardware Tab > Device Manager
2. Left click the IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers group
3. Right click on Primary IDE and hit Uninstall
4. Reboot the computer, the Primary IDE drivers will re-install themselves after you reboot.
5. Go back to the Device Manager and Left click the IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers group again.
6. Right click on Primary IDE Channel and go to Properties > Advanced Settings tab.
7. Make sure that both Device's Modes are on "DMA if available".
8. Link Explaining http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/libr.../gg463526.aspx
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