The friend will usually see through this thinly veiled attempt at supporting his choices, and half the time the friendship falls apart. Posted February 1, I just encoded a video to send to my family; it took about four times less than on my old system. Windows booting works, because it’s booting a IDE disk still. Your post was pretty polite and non-intrusive; however I did pick up on some subtle undertones of caution, such as “I know for my I read on another forum that might work.

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Intel DG33FB Motherboard & Vista Install Problem – Solved!!

Wed Mar 19, 5: Edited January 31, by allen2. Please disable ad-blocking software or set an exception for MSFN. You might could say that’s one reason why geeks ahfi don’t have many friends. Posted January 31, TCD, First off, I want to thank you for your reply.

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Jan 23, Posts: Vista was “snappy” like XP was on my old system. For example it’s realy hard to say “Macs suck!!! I have Media Center recording a show right now in HD, and everything else is running fine.


Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Slummin’ it in Cambridge the dg3f3b one Registered: Thu Mar 20, 9: See also this approach: And about the new system Sign in Already have an account?

Windows booting works, because it’s booting a IDE disk still. The same named post is already ijtel Sticky 2but closed for further posts. Of course a backup is recommended, as always.

However, not ahxi BIOS support this. Already have an account? Prototyped Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: Tested the RAM for memory errors, none found. I’d click stuff to open and it would lag just a wee bit more than I have patience for.

New computer hardware rocks!! Wed Mar 19, 1: Don’t want to step on people’s toes, hurt someone’s feelings, etc. Getting pretty frustrated, I dg33db about to call Intel’s support number.


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Reboot back to Windows. I click on links in IE, and the tabs load instantly, instead of taking two seconds like on my old system.

Reformatting the drive and trying again. I read on another forum that might work. Soar Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: So, I gleefully yanked out my old hardware, and put in the new stuff.

Everything I do feels very snappy, with no noticeable lag. Oct 12, Posts: I see that your board runs on a ICH9 type southbridge which is the same in the X38 line ICH9R I think anyways yeah, you can do the driver load at the start of the installation process.