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I think boot times 75% under 50 seconds on clean systems is about as helpful as a Cadillac that gets 45MPG as long as you don't put anything in your car When you encourage MS to require more memory or more ANYTHING you'll encourage them to write sloppy code. I tried installing at a friends house and it worked fine so I know it's not a harddrive error but I place it in mines and it doesn't work so I We recently replaced PC's in a computer lab with new IMACs. Check This Out

My Pentax camera does not support Vista, so had to buy and install a multi-card reader. Using the site is easy and fun. Scroll down until you see DRAM Timing Control. Could it be the motherboard?

It is trying to find a flexible balance of hardware, software, and all these users that will make the product great. Also, each PC had a different version of Flash (8, 9 and 10). If this matter is not fixed soon, I'm about ready to trash the whole FF program from both my drives.

I don't want to use those image drive programs to transfer the old drive to the new drive. gumbykidFeb 24, 2014, 11:12 PM There's a possibility that you may have to reapply it. Besides that, I must say it is all too tempting to update the BIOS since I had to reset it after the First Ever Freeze. gumbykidFeb 21, 2014, 12:07 PM Memtest usually needs to run overnight because it takes a few hours to get enough passes.

In reality, we are waiting for something that has nothing to do with Windows itself - that is, the third party apps and drivers that we chose to install ourselves. Comment 18 Tony Chung [:tchung] 2008-07-18 12:27:58 PDT there's enough comments here to mark this bug confirmed. random screen freezes and BSOD, even after multiple reinstallation of Windows; TipTap.exe – error; /scf scannow not working solved After installing new motherboard, computer frequently freezes. Tweaking the BIOS to improve boot time is usually out of the question.

Now, these kinds of speedy PC boot times are only attainable if you have a clean install of the operating system. Here's another link with a picture of how the paste should have looked before mounting the heatsink - at least for their tests. It costs less to upgrade your RAM then it does to take a family of four out to dinner. Also how can I check if my chipset has 'gone bad'?

  • I tested their links and had the same result - however when I zoomed that page, the problem happens on it too, which is what leads me to beleive this is
  • The system info says 3gb of ram so i dont think the rams not working, nor am I getting any beeping patterns during boot.
  • It's not even remotely a fair comparison for a whole host of reasons, but it's a fun data point nonetheless.

Comment 5 M Z 2008-06-03 15:20:59 PDT (In reply to comment #3) > I have seen numerous comments in the hendrix forums regarding this behavior, > and the majority of users http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2027701/frequent-computer-freezes-reinstall.html In scanning dozens of systems, we’ve found plenty of opportunity for improvement and have made changes. I started it up just enough to determine whether or not the pc and hdd would recognize the program, and it did....can anyone suggest what I am dealing with here and I did that and botta boom, Boota Bing.

gumbykidFeb 22, 2014, 3:15 AM Just make sure not to go too crazy, too many volts will overheat your RAM.And RAM frequencies really don't change your performance much in the real http://lebos.org/brand-new/brand-new.php Comment 62 Vijay Santhanam 2008-09-03 02:06:31 PDT Oh, I forgot to mention that once this problem occurs in Firefox, any page (with a flash player in it) will not play any If you later decide you made a mistake, reverting is easy enough-- just run MSCONFIG again and tick the appropriate checkbox. http://vimeo.com/1185346 4) Play video, and verify no sound/stops after 2-3 seconds Can anyone else on windows 7 beta confirm this?

Do I need to reactivate after I clean install XP on the new HDDs (same mobo and CPU)? However, if I zoom in on the page using the CTRL+SCROLLWHEEL, then reload the page - the entire web browser freezes for about 1 minute with the page blank white with Reply Incast says: August 30, 2008 at 11:40 am Firstly, thanks for publishing this blog. http://lebos.org/brand-new/brand-new-machine-with-brand-new-problems.php I disable most of the programs in my Vista by the msconfig.

Sometimes I get the 2 second stoppage, but mostly just the audio doesn't work... I'm now on a 7 day no-crash streak after I changed RAM settings.It won't hurt to test all the little easy things to narrow down the options, such as looking for Also can I use cotton buds instead of a dry cloth if I don't have one?

Thanks Reply Fredledingue says: August 30, 2008 at 2:25 pm "It is our job as consumers to keep junk off of our PC's." I'd say to clear them off.

Motherboard? This seems to confirm it is an audio issue. Don't think it's ram then. Could be different issues at play.

can anyone help me? I also believe Microsoft and the Windows team should be working on smoothing out the network stack. Its a great mobo for phenoms and stuff like that, but its pretty crappy for 8 series chips. http://lebos.org/brand-new/brand-new-to-this.php Try: 1.

Something easy (but also an advanced mode for professionals) that users can use and understand, and even tune up. When this happen I have to start inet explorer in which I never have any problems with this. In the lab, a very good system is one that boots in under 15 seconds. Don't know if it's SATA or not.

The modern PC it is compared to clocks in at just over a minute of boot time. most of the times it would get stuck on 34/35 minutes and either froze or restarted the laptop for no reason. We realize there are other perceptions that users deem as reflecting boot time, such as when the disk stops, when their apps are fully responsive, or when the start menu and I then tried to install MS Office 2007 Enterprise.

Sample data from Ed’s population of systems found that only 35% of boots took less than 30 seconds to give control to the user. I would press restart again and it would boot up, but you can see the slow boot time if because the HDD light is not on, as soon as it comes