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Gigabyte 990FXA-UB3 and AMD FX-6100 CPU won't boot

Q: Gigabyte 990FXA-UB3 and AMD FX-6100 CPU won't boot

I just got a new mobo (Gigabyte 990FXA-UB3) and a new CPU (AMD FX-6100). Gigabyte has been telling everyone that in order to use these components together, one must update the BIOS with your old processor (for me, a Phenom II x4) for the new processor to work. How does one go about doing this? I don't understand how you update the BIOS for one processor to work with another. Any help would be much appreciated.

Also, sorry if this is in the wrong forum.

Aside from this BIOS issue, I shouldn't have any problem connect these new components should I?

Gigabyte 990FXA-UB3


AMD FX-6100


Antec Earthwatts 750w PSU

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...rthwatts 750


These shouldn't cause any problems together should they?

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A: Gigabyte 990FXA-UB3 and AMD FX-6100 CPU won't boot

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Just ordered..

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7 Motherboard [GA-990FXA-UD7] - $279.00 : PC Case Gear

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A:Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7

lol, I love the astrix, "graphics cards sold separately".

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well i got a gigabyte 990fxa-UD3 bored 3 moths ago, and this bored has been amazing until 2 days ago. that is when i decided to take all the fans out of my case and clean theme off. so after pulling all 6 fans out of my case, my ati radeon 6770 card, and my phenomeII X4 core 955 cpu cooler off and got theme clean, i put all the parts back in and... well suffice it to say something bad happend.

when i power the rig on, all her fans whirl as they should, all but the 6770's fan. it makes 3 full spins then just stops. keeps trying to rotate but just hangs, and yea no video, comp wont post. so i put the ram graphics, and cpu back into my old biostar mother bored (the 990fxa-ud3 was bought to replace), and well.. every thing works. so i was confused and though "maybe im drawing to much power?" so i go and unplug all teh case fans, well the 6770's fan keeps spinning, but the bored still will not post.

im going to RMA the bored, but id rather not if there is a way to fix this on my own. i have a hunch its the pci-e 3.0 slot... but i honestly am not sure..... figured you guys could shed soem light on it wile i wait for the RMA numbers and stuff to come in my email.

A:gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 woes

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Speaker Setup plays all speakers fineApplications do not play any bass through subwoofer (or really, at all)Custom built PC using Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 motherboard onboard audio.Windows 10 fresh installTried latest driver from Gigabyte, Realtek, and MicrosoftWindows "default" driver does play bass through sub-woofer, but audio stutters and is quiet.

Not sure what else is relevant to mention; I've tried following various posts with suggestions to fix this, with no success. I've been at this for quite a few hours and am very frustrated.

Please let me know if you have any questions, or suggestions on how to resolve

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Quite a comprehensive unofficial review of Gigabyte's upcoming flagship motherboard- GA-880FXA-UD7- with AMD's 990FX chipset+ SB950 southbridge has surfaced...should you need any reminding that Bulldozer will soon be upon us.
Layout and colour scheme is in keeping with Gigabyte's recently released P67A/Z68 boards, and seems to offer a very comprehensive feature set including quad SLI, as well as the more usual quad CrossfireX, which would indicate that two NF200 chips reside under the heatsink between the MOSFET cooler and the first of seven PCIe x16 slots, or under the huge SB chipset cooler- since Nvidia don't as a rule offer quad card SLI unless all GPU's are afforded the bandwidth that a full 16 lanes provide.

Review is in Japanese so use your favourite translator


A:Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 review (990FX chipset for Bulldozer)

Nice find Chef,
Even though the extra bandwidth afforded by triple channel only shows up in the memory bandwidth synth, I am surprised AMD did not adopt triple channel controller for the BD.
I am also surprised by only 2 x USB 3.0 on the back I/O...again just for appearance sake ( you know how that works).

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I'm fixing this laptop for a friend, it's a big junker and it's not in warranty. She'd prefer to not lose everything, so here's my dilemma.

Somehow she's destroyed windows. Blue screens all day, even in safe mode. It's stuffed.

Now, I've got the toshy supplied backup CD's, and it will boot off it. I can hold F12 and select the CD to boot off it, and it gives me the standard 'push 1 for xp 2 for 2000', but these options just automatically format and reinstall.

What I'd like to do is use my regular XP cd to do a repair install of XP, such that I don't lose everything.

However, when I put my XP CD in, hold F12 and try to boot off CD, it just goes straight to the 'windows did not start up correctly' selection screen, and does NOT boot from the CD.

Is this a known issue? I really hate toshy. The bios on the machine is JUNK.

Thanks for the help!

A:Toshy Satellite 6100 Wonnt Boot off CD

Yep - been here before.
The last time I had this we needed to save the data on the drive so I removed it and connected the drive to a desktop using an adapter you should be able to get from any teccie store (careful about wiring it up pin1 to pin1 or you will kill the drive) - copy the data across to the PC; refit the drive and then use the Tosh system restore tools.
Hope this is useful!

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I have a Pavilion DV6T-6100 with i7 @ 2Ghz laptop running Windows 10 x64. Boot up had always taken a lot of time with the original hard drive, so I just installed a SSD as a replacement to help speed things up. When booting up, the HP splash screen appears for 2 seconds, then the 'blue window' logo for about 5 seconds. Next the screen goes blank/black for 1 minute 20 seconds. Aftwards, the windows desktop comes up and everything runs quite quickly. This happened with the original hard drive as well as the new SSD. The basic question is: what is causing this 1 minute + delay during Windows boot-up? I seem to remember that it can be caused with display drivers, but I see nothing in the BIOS to change, and there are no problems reported with the display drivers in Device Manager. The laptop is super quick, other than this annoying delay during bootup. Any input appreciated!

A:Black screen during boot-up in Windows 10 for DV6T-6100

Hi: See if unchecking the fast startup in the Power Options menu in the control panel resolves that problem. I have an old HP 6910p business notebook that I installed W10 on, and it would give me that black screen. My problem was that it would not get to the desktop at all. Unchecking fast startup resolved the problem for me. Boots right up, no delays, no black screen. Control Panel>System & Security>Power Options>Change What the Power Buttons Do>Uncheck Turn on Fast Startup.

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Not sure where to begin.
I just want to run Office 2003 from my Satellite Pro. Had problems with the hardrive so I decided to format using the recovery discs.

Now when I start machine initially i get the following message: *Invalid boot.ini file. Booting from c:\windows.*
After about a minute the following message appears. *missing or corrupt system32.hal.dll file*.

Any ideas hows to resolve this please?

A:Satellite Pro 6100 - Invalid boot.ini file message while booting


Seems like the notebook cannot boot the Windows OS and that some important files are damage or are missing.
In your case I would try to reinstall the OS again.
Format the whole HDD and try again.

If the second installation does not help, then an HDD should be checked? maybe you would need a replacement.


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The Satellite Pro 6100 stopped working after sitting for two weeks off charge. A new battery did nothing.

The LED that normally glows green when charging now glows amber, but also does so with 4 consecutive sets of one long and one short blink, followed by a pause, followed by another set of blinks, continuously.

Where do I find out what this diagnostic code (I assume) means?

A:Satellite Pro 6100 - Doesn't boot and shows a diagnostic code


I think such diagnostic codes you can find in the technical manual but this is only available for authorized service providers.

But can you start the notebook without battery and AC/DC adaptor only?
Maybe you should try to remove the AC/DC adaptor and battery. Then wait one hour and connect both devices again. Now try to start the notebook.

If it doesn?t work I suggest that you should ask a notebook technician for help. It seems to be a hardware malfunction?


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Hello, I've got a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4 2.0 motherboard but carn't get it to run.

It keeps asking for a boot cd, didn't get one in the box, brought it off ebay.
Is there anywhere I can download the boot file?

A:Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4 - Boot????

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Which motherboard is better for this rig:

CPU: AMD Phenom x6 1100T
CPU Cooler: CoolerMaster Hyper 212+
GPU: MSI RADEON R6950 Twin Frozr III - maybe will go crossfire in future.
PSU: Corsair GS800
RAM 2x2GB RAM Dual channel Kingston DDR3

Thanks in advance

A:GA-990FXA-UD3 vs. Asus M5A99X EVO


I went with the Asus M5A99x EVO because I trust the brand and dont plan on running dual sli/crossfire

In your situation, i would choose the GA-990FXA-UD3 if you want to run crossfire because it runs its at a full pci 2x16 with X16/x16 capability where the asus only runs a max of x8/x8 crossfire

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I just swapped out my motherboard in anticipation for a new processor (one of the new AMD 8 Cores) but wasn't ready to buy the processor yet. I went with the GA-990FXA-UD3 Gigabyte Motherboard. Everything powers on fine but nothing happens with the post. I don't have any beeps or anything except that all fans are running. Everything turns on but I get no post beeps and of course no visuals on my monitor.

I have the AMD Phenom II x6 1090T processor. From what I can tell I don't have a BIOS problem with that. The MB is version 1.1 and I see that it ships with an F1 BIOS. The F1 BIOS is the initial release and this CPU is already supported in that. So as far as I know it's not that and it worked an hour ago with my other MB (ASUS M4A87TD EVO) perfectly.

I have tried using two different memory module brands. My old board used 16GB (4x4GB) Patriot Sector 5 PGV38G1333ELK DDR3 1333. I tried 2 of them in DIMM1 and DIMM3, nada. I tried just one in DIMM1, nada. I also tried (the memory I bought for this board) Corsair CML16GX3M4A1600C9B (4x4GB) kit. I tried all 4, DIMM1, DIMM3 and also just DIMM1 with no luck as well. The good news (I think) is that when I take out all memory and try to turn it on, I get 4 long beeps. I know the speaker is working. In the manual (and online) I can't figure out what 4 long beeps means. 1 long and 1 short is supposed to be a memory problem, and I'm not getting that with no memory installed. But at least I get beep... Read more

A:GA-990FXA-UD3 Motherboard will not post

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I bought a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UDS Motherboard, a PCI-E 3.0 video card and a Fatal1ty Sound Blaster PCI-E X1 sound card. Due to the heatsink of the M/B chipset I cannot install my sound card in the PCI-E X1 slot. My question is, Can I install the sound card in a PCI-E X16 slot without compromising it's safety and the bandwidth of the Video Card ?

A:Solved: GA-990FXA-UDS Motherboard

PCIs are universal slots, ie, any type of card (as long as its the correct PCI config) will work- sound, video, network, etc.

If you're not gaming you shouldn't notice a difference. If heat is an issue you might need additional fans or a slot fan between the video and sound card.

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Hi, while in use my monitor image berzerk then blank. At that point I tried turning off computer from fron panel
but it did not respond. Shut it off from psu switch. Waited round 30 secs and tried to restart. Comp would do consecutive false starts. Unplugged hdd from bus and psu as not to damage and inspected for leaky caps. Waited 5 mins and tried again, could make it to to BIOS but video got scrambled again and then blank cpu fan spinned relly rapidly and shortly both cpu fan and case case fan stopped. Mobo leds on. Subsequent attempts just got the false starts. Tried removing RAM same symptoms (no case speaker so cannot give info on beeps. Leds shine 1, 2 green; 3 orange, 4 red.

Tried my psu tester, all fine but read some posts bt w-tom and figured that meant nothing.
Multimeter readings
color / off / on button or false start
purple / 5.04/ 5.04
green/ 3.82/ 0.02
gray/0.10 /5.~, 4.~ 1.~, changed too fast to get single reading
reds/ 0.10/ 5.02
blue /0.00/ 11.2
orange/ 0.22 / 3.23 - 3.29
yellow / 0.00 /12~ again too fast

I suspect mobo or psu, how can I get the faulty component?

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Hi, we've moved house recently and the movers seem to have knocked something in one of my PCs and it just refuses to turn on now.

After the move and plugging it in, it emitted long beeps with pauses, which according to the Gigabyte motherboard, means bad RAM. I swapped the RAM and it still didn't work. I unplugged everything, leaving only the RAM and video card plugged in and it powered on the fans and hard drive, but I still got the beeps.

I then removed the RAM and still got the beeps. Changed to a different slot and still got beeps. I tried a different power supply and still got beeps.

OK, so I swapped the motherboard for another one I had lying around that is *supposed* to be working. Now after I power this one on, I get NO beeps at all! This is with the RAM only, this new motherboard has onboard video.

I have tried swapping the CPUs as well. I bought a second hand AM2 processor. Other things:

- no numlock lights on a keyboard if plugged in
- I tried plugging in an enclosure open detection plug and still nothing!

AFAIK, I have plugged in the motherboard header connectors properly. Are they supposed to go in only one way? It seems that no matter which direction I try them in, the power still comes on? I tried the speaker plug in different directions as well, but still got no sound. Do I HAVE to plug in a set of speakers with this motherboard?

I have tried clearing the CMOS by removing the battery for about a minute and putting it back in, s... Read more

A:Gigabyte motherboard won't boot

ok, your psu seems to be the only thing you haven't swapped out.
the 24-pin thing is the main connector that supplies power to your mobo so it DEFINITELY IS NEEDED. However your mobo may only have a 20-pin port, so assuming your psu has a 20-pin and a 4-pin attachment to give you the 24-pin option (for newer boards) then you should connect it.
The knock could well have damaged the ram slots though.

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I have read this thread about same problem:
Still Cant Complete Install, new build (Stripped to essentials) :'(
The guy there has exactly same board. I read and followed the steps which helped him, but for me it did not help. There is Click BIOS II on the board from MSI. UEFI should be updated because there is graphical software which is not in the manual (in manual book there is different screen than I have). The manual is very short and does not say anything how to install W7 Home Premium with this board.

First of all I want to say, I can install Windows XP SP3 without problem and M/B does not look to be faulty. It looks perfectly fine. I tried to install W7 and W8 and both experienced same problems. I even installed Linux Magaia 4.1 x86 64bit to test. W7 and W8 restarts to finish installation, but they will never complete because it restarts suddenly. Looks like they restarted when they tried to load some driver or server. Magaia has different instalator, which succeeds to install Magaia, but after it is installed you have to restart PC. During start of system it will also restart sudenly, but I found I can start the PC with linux when I choose different settings for grub boot manager. So I choosed no ACPI and got there. I logged and started KDE (windows). Then I found that if I disable APIC on the start of linux, NO RESTARTED HAPPENED. So I solved this issue on linux and I believe this could be some evidence to help me to solve the problem with instalation of Win... Read more

A:Cannot complete installation of W7 with M/B 990FXA-GD80

Can you run the installer from XP to complete install?

You do not want to have anything on the drive, especially GRUB, to get the cleanest possible slate for install. So after booting from the installer be sure to delete all partitions during install, create and format New as desired, or just click Next to let the installer do it for you. Pictures here: Clean Install Windows 7

Try entering Device Manager - Access During Windows 7 Installation to disable erroring drivers shown by a ! to see if install will complete so these can be updated from desktop.

Otherwise Troubleshoot Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums
which overcome all installations failure, unless your mobo is one of the very few that are not at all compatible.

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I've just bought a new PC, I'm sure i placed everything right problem is i don't see nothing on the monitor, I tried to mount my GPU (Vapor-X HD6770) on every PCI-E slot (Gigabyte-990FXA-UD7) i got and still not working, Is there anything i'm missing?
PS: my graphic card is working fine on my old motherboard. ty

A:Problem in installing (HD6770) on (990FXA-UD7)

Try uninstalling the card and reinstall it. Make sure the card is fully seated in the pcie slot. You might also check the slot to make sure there is no dirt or debris in it.Then check that the cables on both ends are properly attached and seated completely.

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Hello peeps. Well, as the description says, my desktop is failing to boot from anything heh. Everytime it past bios into the bit where it gives me OS selection choice, it reboots itself.

I've tried taking out hard drives, all sata including DVD burner to no avail, then tested out my ram which also didn't show any difference.

I'm starting to think its my motherboard failure, south bridge or something, i can't remember what exactly controls the network NIC and USBs.

Why i think this is so is because lately after a long computer use, the NIC would stop working and i'd have to restart the computer. Also the usb keyboard and mouse would stop working and i'd have to unplug and re-plug them back in for that to happen.

Anyone can back me up on this?

Also, if busted, i'm thinking of changing out to an AMD 780GX or so (the DDR2 version) coupled with a Phenom II 920 or 940, even a 955 if i can. Now, before someone screams Core i7 at me, i know that i7's are good, but intel is screwing us making the lower end versions or i5's i think they were to run on different boards. To boot i7's and their boardsare fairly pricy at the moment and i just don't think its a wise move.

It might also be just a good enough option to replace the board with a P45 or so, since my Q6600 which USED to be clocked at 3.30 before it died on me.... was decent enough. Thoughts?

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A:Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3P failing to boot from anything

Phenom II 920 or 940, even a 955 if i canClick to expand...

Might I add mr. hamster up there does 3D studio max, photoshop, video processing, and generally multimedia stuff, so a quad core is definatly preferable.

But I don't know what i'm talking about here either, so i'll bump .

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I just upgraded my computer to a Intel Petiuim 4 630 775 LGA socket with a gigabyte GA-8I945P-G motherboard and a Radeon X1800 Pro XT graphics card new ram(two PNY-512 modules) and new powersupply(MasterPower 530W). This is the problem on start-up all fans are on the mouse is on(optical light on) the keyboard does not respond(no num-lock or caps lock) nothing on the display. The motherboard should send out a beep to let you know that it started up ok. but no beep. I called tech-support to get help, they had me pull out the memory to see if I could force the motherboard tg fail. When I did so there was a long beeping sound indicating motherboard recognized start-up problems. After thinking while at work, I was wondering why everything else is getting power but not the keyboard has anybody had this happen???? Is it a problem with the ps2 hook-up????? Could it possibly be a keyboard-motherboard incompatibilty problem, I have an AOpen keyboard. I would greatly appreciate any help.

A:Gigabyte GA-8I945P-G boot up problems.

I very much doubt its a keyboard problem. Are you sure all the motherboard mount line up correctly with the screw holes? One or more could be shorting on the back of the mobo. Another thing to check is the size of the heads of the screws, I've seen one mobo where a screw head shorted 2 ic pins out.

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Hi and thanks to anyone kind enough to take time to help me. I have a gigabyte 990fxa-ud5 and I installed the chipset driver from the mobo cd it's realtek pcie gbe family controller. I've been trying to update it with the only chipset driver I can find for this board from the gigabyte website. It won't update and I've tried everything. Cpu z shows amd north and southbridge. I tried running the driver, going into device manager and it says realtek pcie etc..... is the best driver. I'm new to chipsets and embarrased to say I'm learning but really behind in builds and oc'ing. I'm used to nvidia chipsets. Download from nvidia untick firewall and install. I'm not even sure if the chipset drivers go with network adapter but my device manager shows no chipset or anything amd. I'm lost. The realtek driver is what installed from install cd as chipset driver. I've been looking around all day to fix this myself. It's embarassing to ask things that should be simple to fix. Thanks again.

A:Solved: can't get chipset driver to update. 990fxa

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My Rig
Coolermaster - GX 750- Watt Gamer Power supply
Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 MOTHER BOARD Rev 4
Radeon R5 Gamer Ram 2400 Set to 1866
AMD 9590 CPU
GTX-680 Asus Dual Sli Video Card
Noctua D-15 Fan
Gskill 128gb SSD Sata II
WD 1 TB Drive Sata II
Sound Blaster Fatality

Just upgraded the Ram and CPU and FAN
1. When I boot the computer it turns on for a second or two then resets and boots a second time. The second time everything goes smoothly. It doesn't seem to be getting past the Bios so I don't believe it's a Win 7 problem.
Interestingly enough if I put the computer to sleep from Windows it doesn't have a problem waking up.

2. Not overclocked. Just running factory settings/ When I'm not doing hardly anything. Just browsing the internet. The computer freezes. No BSOD or Black screen. Just a freeze with the monitor on

3. When I stress test using Prime. If I run more then 4 Threads of prime, the CPU throttles itself in half and shows 2,250MHZ, Using 5 Cores it's borderline switching back and forth. Then 6-8 Threads of prime immediate throttle.

For the moment I've turned the clock down and am running at 4.4ghz. Don't know yet whether this temporarily solves the Freezing Problem.

The Gigabyte MB utility shows my temps at 51'C but I know that doesn't mean anything. The forums are saying that the MB's and AMD 9500 series don't play well in terms of heat reporting..

I ran memtest on the memory at standard of 1866, ... Read more

A:AMD 9590 & 990FXA-UD3 V4 Upgrade - Strange Days

Try another power supply...

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I have a Gigabyte Ultra Durable 3 motherboard MA785GM-USTH. I have tried several times to set the BIOS to boot first from a cd/dvd. It does not change the boot order. I continues to boot from my hard drive. I want to boot from a UBUNTU CD and I can't. Can someone help?

A:My Gigabyte BIOS won't change the boot order

My short answer here to this, is that it sounds like your BIOS needs a swift kick in the pants! Maybe the BIOS just needs a jump start, maybe to get things back on track. This is just a real quick little fix, if it works.

1. Remove the computer from power, unplug the power cord from the power supply.

2. Take the side panel off your computer case, exposing the guts of the machine.

3. Look for the motherboard, then look for a small shiny chrome colored battery.

4. Remove that chrome colored battery off the motherboard.

5. With the battery removed, take your hand and press the (power) button on the front of the case.

6. Keep that button depressed and or pushed for approx. 30 to 40 seconds, while your computer BIOS is drained of it's power and hopefully it's current setting.

7. Let off the (power) button, replace the chrome battery back onto the motherboard, replace the side panel of the case and reconnect the computer power cord to the back of the power supply.

Now turn on your computer and see if that helped take care of some things! Again, this is just one of those quick fixes that may or may not always work.

Hope this helps.

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I have a Gigabyte 970A-UD3 that refuses to Boot from Disc. Trying to run Memtest (before it was Windows 7 disc, had to install OS from inside OS) and the darn thing wont boot up the disc or give me the option to press any key to boot from disc. Even hit F12 in order to select boot and it goes straight to loading OS even if I select from Disc. I can pop any disc into the DVD drive, no issue. I have the BIOS set to boot from disc first, SSD second. Kind of at a loss, trying to solve some other computer issues, but am blocked by this.

A:GIGABYTE 970A-UD3 wont boot from disc

I see Tom couldn't help. Have you tried the disc on another computer?

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Problem: motherboard (Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3P (rev. 3.3)) raid controllers are each recognising first HDD in respective 2-HDD raid array as having 'nonraid' configuration.

Both raid 2-HDD arrays have been running without problems FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS. It is clear that all HDD's must still be in good condition. Read below: it must be only Gigabyte's controller that is mistaken.

Consistent problem behavior:
PC posts normally. Upon starting each raid controller, the first HDD is listed as nonraid configuration and the second is recognised as raid.

As the the Gigabyte raid array is the virtual BOOT disk, a disk read error occurs, the system fails to load and booting stops.

How it happened:
The system has been booting perfectly for two years. At POST, it always recognised NO HDDs (because they were all being handled by Raid controllers). After post, each raid controller would start and show each had two HDDs in a valid matrix (see configuration below).

However, in the past months the system would 'hang' when running some programs in Windows XP.

To try to fix this problem I inspected the BIOS settings over several weeks. I reset various BIOS values and the sytem continued rebooting after every change.

The hang problem persisted, so in BIOS I selected 'Fail safe defauls' in BIOS and rebooted.

Unfortunately, the 'Fail safe' configuration does not include RAID support, so at Post BIOS DID recognise the separate HDDs.

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A:ONE Gigabyte non-raid boot invalidates array??!?!

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UPDATE: I solve the problem. The problem was that the motherboard had some glitches and I just bought the same motherboard and it fix the problem. Thanks alot for the informations on trying to figure out whats the problem with my computer.

I have a

Gigabyte GA-M55SLI-S4 NVIDIAŽ nForce? 4 SLI
Socket AM2 ATX Motherboard

I always leave my Pc on all night and day and now just 3 days ago, when I left my Pc alone, doing nothing and go play my PS3 and came back, the screen was off while the PC is still on. When I go and try to move the mouse so the screen video could come up, it doesn't do nothing. When I try rebooting the computer, it have no boot and no video.

Leave my PC on all night and day and reboot my Pc was fine day by day. But I shut it off from time to time,hen I not using it to go somewhere.

Does anyone know whats the problem? Did I destroy my CPU or motherboard. I checked my CPU and it look like there is no problem with it. When I disconnect the power cable for my video card, I don't hear no beeping sound ( it suppose to beep ). Also taking off the ram and boot my pc again, still no beep sound.

The video card is ok because I put my 7900 GTX in my brother computer it show video. Is there something when the video card is always sitting on that one thing that say Gigabyte heat sink stuff. Don't it heat that thing up and mess up the motherboard? I also tried to reset the CMOS to default. I still doesn't boot up. So doesn'... Read more

A:Having a problem making my pc boot up with Gigabyte motherboard

Hello and welcome to Techspot!

I'd say the prime suspect is your power supply. What make is it, and how many watts?

Can you test that PSU in another system (or test another PSU in your system)?

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just would like to know how to remove/disable the turbo mode from within the bios for a MSI 990FXA Gaming

thanks in advanced

A:remove/disable the turbo mode from within the bios for a MSI 990FXA Ga

Originally Posted by Raven2099

just would like to know how to remove/disable the turbo mode from within the bios for a MSI 990FXA Gaming

thanks in advanced

It should have advanced settings tab and you should be able to see a overclocking area when you enter that area you should be able to find the turbo and turn it off

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My computer won?t start and keeps going into an infinite boot loop, the error codes 15 c5 32 shows up and it stops at error 32 which is CPU PEI Initialization. The only way to temporarily fix this is if I remove the RAM then put it back, it sometimes then turns back on but if I turn it off it will go into the boot loop again. I have recently updated my BIOS to F8 version(the latest version) using the Gigabyte update app to try and fix this problem but that did not fix anything. I have been looking everywhere for this solution and I could not find a clear one that works for me. I never had this problem up until I put the Samsung SSD 960 Evo in and cloned it and then made it the boot drive, the SSD works fine but this boot loop doesn?t seem to go away. I built this computer and never had any problems until this boot loop.
I have tried using different sticks of RAM and the computer seems fine for a day but then the boot loop comes back.
If anyone knows a permanent fix for this boot loop problem it would be super helpful thanks.

Computer specs:
Mobo: Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 7
OS: Windows 10
1TB HDD Western Digital
250GB SSD Samsung Evo 960
GTX 1070 Gigabyte G1
CPU: i7-4790
12 GB of RAM ( 2 sticks of 4GB + a stick of 8GB)
F8 BIOS (latest one available)
PSU: RM850i Corsair
DVD Drive

Edit: So I unplugged the computer for 10 minutes and left it be then tried again, and now it turned on again, I?m thinking the issue could possible the PSU (Corsair RM850i) but I?m not too sure.
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I realise this is a very specific issue indeed, and also kind of a '1st world' issue... but I'd like to know what's causing my Gigabyte P57Xv7 laptop to boot twice, every time whenever my 4TB Seagate Backup Plus USB3.0 drive is connected to it. Here are the salient points:

The first boot doesn't even make it to the spinning Windows circle, it only gets to the initial Gigabyte screen, then after a few seconds it reboots.
It's not the same type of double boot that occurs whenever you first plug in a new USB device (which I assume is for the BIOS to enumerate the new device?) - those boots are much shorter than this one.
It only boots twice when the boot is from a shutdown state. Not when it's a Windows 10 restart.
However I doubt it's a Windows issue, as it happens even when I disable Windows Boot Manager in BIOS (which makes the laptop boot straight into BIOS instead of loading Windows 10)
I've tried various BIOS settings (like enabling/disabling USB Legacy Support)
I've also tried various Windows settings (like disabling Hibernation and playing with various Power settings)
The Seagate drive is not a boot drive, and there are no hidden/system files in the root directory. Its file system in NTFS.
The drive has passed all of Seagate's tests via its SeaTools program.
While I don't have an awful lot of other hardware to play with, I can tell you that 1) the Seagate does not cause another older laptop to do the same thing... Read more

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I want to make my IDE the primary hard drive and SATA the secondary. By default windows selects the SATA but I have issues with partitions and I want to use the IDE instead.
In my advanced features bios I am given three boot devices to choose as I will, but if I want to boot from a hard drive it doesn't give me a choice so it selects primary device being the SATA.
The standard cmos features show the SATA on channel 0 master and i'm given three options - none, auto and manual. Nowhere do I see an option to change the IDE to primary. How do I do this?
I have a gigabyte ga-p35-ds3l mobo

A:Cannot change boot disc priority in Gigabyte BIOS

In the Advanced BIOS Features you have First boot device; Second boot device; Third boot device. Take a look at the item just above those: Hard Disk Boot Priority

Highlight it and press "Enter." You should see all your hard drives listed.

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The symptom:
All fans (case and CPU) will start spinning at power-on, CPU fan will spin at high-speed and then slow down over a period of about 3 seconds, system will not beep, displays nothing on screen, will not POST, enter BIOS or boot. Pressing the reset button does nothing. I have to hold the (case) power button down for 5 seconds to power-off or use the switch on back of PSU. If the case power button button, the system will sometimes restart by itself.

Gigabyte H85M-HD3
Intel Haswell I5-4440 CPU (box)
Kingston 8Gb DDR1600 + Kingston 4Gb DDR1600
Gigabyte Green Power 550W PSU
Cooler Master K380 ATX Mid Tower

I bought a new motherboard, only to find that that did not fix the problem. I replaced the 4G RAM with an 8G DIMM, which also did not resolve the symptom. I've since noticed that unplugging 8-pin CPU power connector to the motherboard, letting it stand for a few minutes and then plugging it back in and powering-on will result in the PC booting normally once, with all subsequent starts failing again with the same symptom.

Is there a way to easily troubleshoot the PSU and CPU to isolate the problem ?

Another topic describing the exact same problem here - about 4 years old now, no solution:

A:Gigabyte Motherboard no-boot/no-POST intermittent issue

"I've since noticed that unplugging 8-pin CPU power connector to the motherboard, letting it stand for a few minutes and then plugging it back in and powering-on will result in the PC booting normally once"... This could be a power supply problem. Do you have another one to try

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I have a Western Digital 1 TB USB 2.0 that I have connected to a computer that has Gigabyte connection to my NAS which can handle Gigabyte speeds.

I am only getting 30.1MB/s.

Is there any settings I can do to windows so that it can send faster?

I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit.

A:USB2.0 HD Transfer over Gigabyte Network to Gigabyte NAS

You're doing well. Large file transfers on my system via USB 2.0 are only about 24 MB/s. I did notice when I plugged my Seagate USB 2.0 external into my SIIG USB 3.0 card, sequential reads and writes were about 15% improved. I just plugged the USB 2.0 drive in while I was waiting for USB 3.0 docking stations.

If you have a free PCIExpress slot you may get some improvement plugging the USB 2.0 into the USB 3.0 card. But using SIIG USB 3.0 docks and WD caviar black internal drives I find the drives run at full speed. Only thing is now the price bubble is preventing me from increasing my stock of internal drives.

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OK.. So, what would benefit me more? Two GIGABYTE GV-R927OC-2GD Radeon R9 270 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 Crossfired together OR one GIGABYTE GV-N770OC-4GD GeForce GTX 770 4GB 256-bit GDDR5. It's my first build and have been running one R9 270 OC GPU and I get 50-80fps on ultra.. The R9 card is 256bit 2GB DDR5 and the nvidia 770 is 256bit 4GB DDR5 (770 has higher MHz as well).. Which setup would yield a better image and higher fps?

--Side Question: If I would Crossfire there would be 1 PCI slot between the two cards on default cooling. Liquid cooling is only on the CPU with the H100i. Right now my current GPU doesn't go over 111F (44C), would the second GPU that close to the other cause a drastic increase in temps? Also the second GPU would be rather close to my PSU, but the PSU is upside down with its fan on the outside of the case so no additional heat from the PSU..

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Hey guys!

Help me out in jumping down on a final decision.. Now let me give you some info and specs about my Rig!

- i5 4670k
- ASRock Fatal1ty H87 Performance (CrossFireX Ready) SLI not supported
- 4GB G.Skill (will upgrade later)
- Cooler Master GX 550w
- Samsung LCD Monitor (1440x900 Native)

Here are 2 cards I would like you guys to choose from and why?

GIGABYTE - Graphics Card - ATI - PCI Express Solution - Radeon HD 7000 series - GV-R787OC-2GD
GIGABYTE - Graphics Card - NVIDIA - PCI Express Solution - GeForce 700 Series - GV-N760OC-2GD (rev. 2.0)

Also I know the GTX 760 is newer and has PhysX Support but it's costing $80 more than the HD7870 also my motherboard does not have SLI Support but it's CrossFireX Ready and I wanna play all new games at maxed out settings (if possible) and I have LCD that has a 1440x900 Native Res. There are chances that I might get 1080p Monitor in Q1 or Q2 next year. The 7870 is available for $280 and GTX 760 for $360 in my currency and country. These are the least prices I can found and now you have all the info please help me choose which one would be good for me in terms of Price, Performance and most of all Power Consumption as we have frequent black outs and my UPS has little backup time to turn things off especially when gaming while system is running at PEAK!

A:Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 OC vs Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 OC

Personally I'd to for the 760.

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I got this machine 2 weeks ago with the GA-X79-UD3 (f9 bios). Since day 1 it has had a problem with sleep mode resuming to a unresponsive black screen that then proceeds to go into an endless power cycle that fails to post. The only way to stop it is a hard shut down with the power button. Sometimes the computer will resume from S3 properly, other times it will resume to black screen and loop. It is literally a 50-50 chance. And the timing it decides to fail S3 resume are totally random. Sometimes it will wake fine after an entire night of sleep other times it wont even sleep for 30 minutes without manually waking to a blank screen and reboot loop.

I have literally tinkered with EVERY imaginable setting in my Windows power options to try and fix this, nothing has worked. At all. I recently did a Energy-Report (with cmd) and it gave me 12 errors, 3 for USB devices and 7 errors for items listed in this picture which i have no clue what they actually are, even after researching them on google which provided little info.

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. As of now my settings for idle are to never allow my computer to sleep and I just have it set to turn the display and hard drives off after a certain time, with the machine staying on. At night I shut it down to s5 (which i hate) but i have no other option really. I dont want it drawing fulll power for 10-12 hours of non-use. ANY help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Sleep mode black screen into boot loop. Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3

It looks like there is a newer BIOS (F10) on the Gigabyte website.
Try updating your BIOS.
Make sure this is the right support page for your MB.

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 2011 - GA-X79-UD3 (rev. 1.0)

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I turned on my PC today and there was the message: "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key."

I have no experience with BIOS or Boot drives at all and this has never happened to me for the past four years since I built my PC.

I have a GIGABYTE motherboard with BIOS uefi (idk), and I only have a WD 1TB Hard Drive.

I don't know what to do. Please help.



Additional info: I searched online and found some sources saying to insert Windows OS CD. I have Windows 10 Pro upgraded from Windows 8 Pro. If I insert a Windows 8 Pro OS CD, will it be able to detect the last update Windows 10 OS and restore my data?

A:Gigabyte Reboot/Select Boot Drive ERROR Windows 10

Sounds like the BIOS has possibly reset and your hard drive is not set as the default boot device.
F2 or DEL at power on should allow you to access the BIOS and reset the boot device, assuming this is the problem.

Without the actual Gigabyte motherboard model number, I can't give you specifics on how to set that. The manual that came with the motherboard has the information and the Gigabyte web site for the specific motherboard will also have the manual available.
GIGABYTE - Motherboard , Graphics Card , Laptop ,Tablet , Mini-PC , Server , PC Peripherals and more

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I've recently installed a SATA 80gb Seagate disk & a 40gb Western Digital HD, suffice to say I messed up the xp install several times. In the end I had the OS spread across 2 drives (1 boot drive and 1 system drive) unintentionally. I've also installed a new Zalman cpu fan (heat temps 35c idle). Ever since then my machine takes at least 10 seconds from when I press the power button to when the BIOS actually beeps. It also takes ages to detect my HD's. I was originally running the F10 BIOS no probs until this incident. I reflashed to f4 and now when I boot the the xp complains that I have a "Missing or Corrupt c:\windows\system32\hal.dll" :dead: . I realise that this is pretty terminal. But when I used gigabytes dual bios thingy and booted from the backup (F2 revision) XP loads fine, but it still takes ages to initialise (ie beep) and the HD's still take ages to detect(sometimes not at all :knock: ) . It just seems generally flaky on boot. Anyone have any ideas? any help would be greatly appreciated, cheers

Athlon 64 3200+ (1000 fsb s754)
Gigabyte GA-K8ns pro (Rev. F2 at the moment)
1024MB Corsair CMX512-3200C2 (512x2)
Gigabyte x800pro 256MB
Jeantech 500w PSU

A:Long Boot/BIOS initialisation time for Gigabyte GA-K8nspro

given my past experiences with said problem/board (you'r eno tthe first this axact thing has happened to), i'd say the board is bad and needs to be returned. it happened to me on pcs i was building for people on 6 non-consecutive occasions, all with the same gigabyte board as you. after much testing, i acertained that there was an electrical fault within the board's pcb and replacing the board fixed the problem every time.

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Hi, I offered my friend a hand to solve this strange problem with his serial ata port. It seems one of the Sata wont work properly, the hard drive has windows 8.1, with uefi bios available. The point is, after switching sata ports it boots from dvd by default, can I set to boot from hdd first,
? I tried a lot of times to set boot option #1 hdd
Boot option #2 to disabled but the system still boots from dvd, the next time I enter the bios appears by default dvd drive
I went to cd dvd boot option and set It to disable the drive
Then I went to hdd and set to default the hdd
I even disconnected and booted without the drive dvd
But there is not any changes. If I insert a boot capable disc into the drive, it boots from the dvd drive.
Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Hello, gigabyte motherboard after switching Sata cable would boot from dvd drive

Is the time and date correct?
This could be caused by one of these.
A connection problem between the motherboard and the hdd.
A problem with the operating system, like a problem with the MBR.  But you should receive an error message like boot device not found, or hdd not recognized.
A problem with the hdd.

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NOTE: I did have a thread for this topic up before but I marked it as solved and thought that I needed to create a new topic. If I was mistaken please let me know. I don't want to violate any policies. I honestly just didn't know what to do in this case. I wanted to delete this thread and bring back the "solved" thread but couldn't find a delete option. I sincerely apologize for any offense or inconvenience.

Hey everyone,

What is happening is that every time I boot my machine I get no display. On a restart it immediately picks it up. Additionally there is no display on wake from sleep.

I posted about this about a month ago and then sent in my card for RMA. They said they found no problems though. I'm pretty worried because my system runs two 4GB Windforce 770s in SLI with no problems. Some people have suggested swapping the DisplayPort cable but I don't see that doing anything.
Here are my system specs as best as I can give right now:
CPU: i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz OC'd to 4.0 GHz (note I made the OC change AFTER sending the card in)
Motherboard: ASrock Z77 Extreme4 BIOS P2.0
HDD: Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB
PSU: Corsair HX1000w

Things I have tried:
-Switching PCI-e slots
-Changing DisplayPort ports on the graphics card
-Upgrading to Windows 10 Anniversary
-Tried the three latest NVIDIA drivers
-Uninstalled the Xtreme Gaming Utility
-Confirming Fast Boot is turned OFF in BIOS

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A:Gigabyte Xtreme Gaming 1080 Not Displaying on Initial Boot

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Hello I have an hp 6100 all in one and I am having trouble with a message stating that I am using improper paper. I have check the paper and it is the correct paper. My menue is set up for plain paper and that is what I use.

Also, about a week ago the printer had a message "paper jam" I found a little corner of a piece of paper in one of the rollers I removed it but since then I am having some difficulties faxing multiple pages

A:hp 6100 all in one

I am having trouble with my hp6100 all in one. I am getting an error message that I am using the wrong paper. I have confirmed the correct paper and that it is loaded correctly. has anyone had this issue I cant send faxes or print at all.

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Hi, can anyone help me in finding the appropriate display driver update for my -- Hewlett Packard Compaq Presario F551AU notebook/laptop -- the present driver version is Hewlett Packards recommend one for my computer to correct sleep mode problems but it does not correct the issue and as i know nothing about sourcing driver updates i am sure it is very outdated, any guidance would be much appreciated.

NVIDIA System Information report created on: 06/13/2009 20:36:05
System name: MITCHELL-PC
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-50 (1607 MHz)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista (Service Pack 2)
DirectX version: 10.0
GPU processor: GeForce Go 6100
ForceWare version: 98.15
Total available graphics memory: 320 MB TurboCache
Dedicated video memory: 64 MB
System video memory: 0 MB
Shared system memory: 256 MB
Video BIOS version:
IRQ: 11
nvCplUIR.dll NVIDIA Control Panel
nvCpl.cpl NVIDIA Control Panel Applet
nvExpBar.dll NVIDIA Control Panel
nvCplUI.exe NVIDIA Control Panel
nvDispSR.dll NVIDIA Display Server
NVMCTRAY.DLL NVIDIA Media Center Library
nvDispS.dll NVIDIA Display Server
NVCPL.DLL NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 98.15
nvGameSR.dll NVIDIA 3D Settings Server
nvGameS.dll NVIDIA 3D Settings Server

A:GE Force Go 6100

best place to look NVIDIA & Laptop News | Latest NVIDIA drivers and related news | laptopvideo2go.com

NVidia dont seem to have any on thier site?!

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My toshiba laptop is giving me problems, Recently I turned it on and after a few moments I heard a click, as if something failed to start or something came to a quick halt.

then the screen was scrambled.It looked like the reception went bad like an old TV and the image began to roll.

I changed the display setting, and even reinstalled the display drivers but it still happens. Can you help me figure this one out?

I even went through the device manager and there were no conflicts with anything.

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hi all

i am using acer laptop aspire 9300 series

i installed vista home premium in it

the problem is i got its driver from nvidia site because i lost cd of driver

driver version is n400 or n410/430 but after installation it is still same

plug n play driver what to do how to install nvidia driver in it ? it is buit-in share 394 mb graphics

thanks for the help in advance

A:Geforce 6100

Well the driver CD won't do anything for you, as the drivers on it are probably designed for XP (I'm assuming by the way you worded this that you upgraded to Vista from XP). The proper drivers for your graphics chipset are available on NVIDIA's website. http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us
Go to this site and either select option 2 to have the site automatically try and find the proper drivers or select: Geforce, Geforce 6 Series, Windows Vista 32-bit, and English and click the search button. Use this driver, its the latest available.

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Can I user this card to connect to my TV? I want to use netflix service through my internet connected computer to the TV. I have a Vizio TV, flat screen .

My computer uses Windows XP media center edition.


A:6100 nvidia to TV

As long as there is a compatible connection from one to the other,

DVI to DVI or HDMI via adapter/cable

there should be a problem.

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hi guys.

I have a geforce go 6100 in my laptop with windows vista, the drivers that came installed out of the box seem pretty sucky and I cant seem to find drivers on nvidia website, are they elswhere or am I looking in the wrong place on the nvidia website?

A:Geforce go 6100

You need the drivers from the laptop manufacturer's website rather than nvideas website.

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Hey (this is for most all cpus)

in the 6100 and most all cpus it says

"Heatsink and fan included"

Newegg.com - AMD FX-6100 Zambezi 3.3GHz Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6100WMGUSBX

Why do I see so many people getting cpu fans then? is the included fan too cheap? do I need to get an amd cpu heat sink fan?

Most cpus seem to have heat sink included so why by a separate one except for extreme overclocking?

A:Cooling fan for AMD 6100 Fx CPU

1. They don't do an adequate job of cooling for many people, even with moderate gaming.
2. They may not be quiet enough for a HTPC.

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My monitor is acting up and I want to see if it will work on DVI. I have the cable tried it and it wont read it. Are there settings I need to change? Someone told me to pull the battery leave it out for one hour and put back in but if I do that will it mess up my system and its settings? Please help. I dont want to do anything until I hear from someone who knows this stuff. Thank you.

A:nVidia 6100 PCI express

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