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post #11 of 47
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Got mine from the ASUS website, so I doubt that's the issue, will check the BIOS though thumb.gif

edit: just checked and it appears to be enabled in the BIOS

edit 2: nevermind, managed to get them installed via device manager
Edited by WC_EEND - 11/2/12 at 6:33am
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I read that you cannot upgrade from ultimate to pro in some wiki but I could be wrong.
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post #13 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by tipsytoto View Post

I read that you cannot upgrade from ultimate to pro in some wiki but I could be wrong.

lol by what logic u say that ?
at wrose case its a downgrade and that allowed
post #14 of 47
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Okay guys, big trouble: yesterday it was running fine and now I keep getting a system_service_exception BSOD on boot. I once got an nvlddm.sys (or something like that) bsod as well. The only thing I changed was enabling intel virtualization technology in the bios.

edit: interestingly, pulling my GPU out made it boot without an issue, so I'm thinking it's either the Nvidia drivers or a hardware issue on my GPU.

edit 2: reinstalled GPU drivers, issue still persists, so I have no idea what's causing it to be honest.

Edit 3: now my wifi is acting up, what the hell? I can't even uninstall the drivers for it. Guess I'll need to do a clean install again. One week of running Windows 8 and then needing to do a clean install, well done Microsoft mad.gif

edit 4: wifi fixed, GPU issue sitll remains though
Edited by WC_EEND - 11/6/12 at 6:37am
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Also tried it with a friend's GPU (660Ti) and new drivers, same thing happens. I'm sort of at a loss here guys. Even more so because I basically can't play any games since Windows is running off of my HD3000 in my 2600K.
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Anti-virus already uninstalled?
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yup, I was using Windows Defender up to this point, so I didn't actually install one.
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Okay, this is getting worse and worse. Without any GPU drivers installed, I am now getting a system_thread_exception_not_handled BSOD caused by nvlddkm.sys whet I boot it up with my 560Ti installed.
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Seems to be an Nvidia issue. Have you ran windows updtate? It's working fine on my pc.

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Windows is fully updated, I can't even get into windows with the card installed, so it's not actually even possible to install drivers for it. Windows update wants to install drivers for a 600Ti (a friend's card I used to test yesterday to make sure my GPU wasn't faulty) but when I try to install those, it always fails (likely because no GPU is installed).
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