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Looks good to me.
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Awesome thanks man! Rep! biggrin.gif

Disabled some marvel on bios and bios just flys though now, I used to have the marvel on and it took me through some more screens.

Gonna go through the optional optimization part smile.gif
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Sean, I need some assistance. For some reason, my computer likes to turn off for no apparent reason. BIOS settings are stock. Out of the blue it turns off and the system time in Windows reverts back to 1/1/2008. Happened twice since I installed it. Any solutions?
    
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Sean, I need some assistance. For some reason, my computer likes to turn off for no apparent reason. BIOS settings are stock. Out of the blue it turns off and the system time in Windows reverts back to 1/1/2008. Happened twice since I installed it. Any solutions?

shouldn't turn your system off, but your CMOS battery is most likely dead. get a new battery.
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I was also looking for ACPI 2.0... my mobo is relatively new, should I assume it is already enabled?

I also had a question about eSATA3 ctrl mode... Right now it had IDE, but with an option to change to AHCI. Since I just changed PCH SATA control mode to AHCI should I change this as well?
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What a great guide! Thank you for putting all the work into such a fine guide. I don't know if you are still maintaining this post after all this time, but if so, I have a quick question. I ordered a 64GB SSD and will be installing it in a new build along with a HDD. In your setup guide for immediatly after installing Win7, you present the warning: "Be sure to see if the steps apply for either SSDs only or applies to both SSDs/HDDs." I was wondering if that meant I should ignore the steps for SSDs only and just do the steps for SSD/HDD? Or if I should do both? Pardon my thick headedness...
Again, thanks for the guide.
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How would I go about using the Digital River Image files to create a bootable disc and not a USB drive?
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What a great guide! Thank you for putting all the work into such a fine guide. I don't know if you are still maintaining this post after all this time, but if so, I have a quick question. I ordered a 64GB SSD and will be installing it in a new build along with a HDD. In your setup guide for immediatly after installing Win7, you present the warning: "Be sure to see if the steps apply for either SSDs only or applies to both SSDs/HDDs." I was wondering if that meant I should ignore the steps for SSDs only and just do the steps for SSD/HDD? Or if I should do both? Pardon my thick headedness...
Again, thanks for the guide.

i was wondering the same thing actually.

As of now, I plugged in the HDD along with the SSD, now I'm getting errors frown.gif telling me to do a system restore and that didn't work.

When I start it up it just goes from the widows loading screen back to bios - then to system restore again.
Edited by grassh0ppa - 1/3/12 at 1:48pm
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How would I go about using the Digital River Image files to create a bootable disc and not a USB drive?

A program like imgBurn can burn a bootable DVD. Download Link
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I was also looking for ACPI 2.0... my mobo is relatively new, should I assume it is already enabled?
I also had a question about eSATA3 ctrl mode... Right now it had IDE, but with an option to change to AHCI. Since I just changed PCH SATA control mode to AHCI should I change this as well?
2.0 should be enabled on your new board.

You can even disable the eSATA 3 if you want.
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Originally Posted by Clutchc View Post

What a great guide! Thank you for putting all the work into such a fine guide. I don't know if you are still maintaining this post after all this time, but if so, I have a quick question. I ordered a 64GB SSD and will be installing it in a new build along with a HDD. In your setup guide for immediatly after installing Win7, you present the warning: "Be sure to see if the steps apply for either SSDs only or applies to both SSDs/HDDs." I was wondering if that meant I should ignore the steps for SSDs only and just do the steps for SSD/HDD? Or if I should do both? Pardon my thick headedness...
Again, thanks for the guide.

items marked with SSD/HDD should be done to systems with the OS drive being a SSD or a HDD. Items marked with SSD only should only be done to the systems that have a SSD as the OS drive as well as the other stuff.

For example...

You install the OS onto a HDD, only do the steps marked SSD/HDD

You install the system on a SSD then do the steps marked SSD/HDD and SSD only.
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How would I go about using the Digital River Image files to create a bootable disc and not a USB drive?

Use this: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbPage.Help_Win7_usbdvd_dwnTool
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post

i was wondering the same thing actually.
As of now, I plugged in the HDD along with the SSD, now I'm getting errors frown.gif telling me to do a system restore?
Umm, did you erase the previous install off the HDD?
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