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May not work for me then because my current drive is WD. I do appreciate the suggestion though. I definitely keep it in mind for future reference.
Iceman, if you have a WD drive then you can download the Western Digital Lifeguard tools. The utility can be downloaded and burnt to a CD (.iso). Boot to the CD and you'll have options to image a drive ect. Any drive model is fine just as long as you grab "Data Lifeguard Tools 11.2 for DOS (CD)".

Just a reminder guys, for WD drives if your within the 3 year warranty and your drive starts to "act funny" or has bad sectors you can return it and get a replacement. The replacement drives are "reconditioned".

Good luck folks
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Yay Joe! the vidcard and PSU work well together! A little Socket 754 love

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Iceman, if you have a WD drive then you can download the Western Digital Lifeguard tools. The utility can be downloaded and burnt to a CD (.iso). Boot to the CD and you'll have options to image a drive ect. Any drive model is fine just as long as you grab "Data Lifeguard Tools 11.2 for DOS (CD)".

Just a reminder guys, for WD drives if your within the 3 year warranty and your drive starts to "act funny" or has bad sectors you can return it and get a replacement. The replacement drives are "reconditioned".

Good luck folks
Thx for the info! That never would've occurred to me! I guess that's why you're the thlnk3r
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Well jeez, I guess I'm just being ignored now. I see how it is . Nobody even took a second glance at my handle and how it came to be. And it was even a full story and everything. I worked hard on that post .

I'm gonna go play me some racing now with my Logitech Momo Racing Wheel (best $75 I've EVER spent on hardware!). "Race Driver: GRID" sounds like a fun game to play for a bit . If any of you "Race07" fans decide you're up for a race, let me know via Xfire or other IM client. Although I can promise I'll hear the Xfire when in game...I may not with other IM's.
don't worry pio, I read your post! I have the logitech NASCAR wheel which cost like $30. It's much better than a keyboard
I'm tempted to buy a better one, but I don't know...

I think my GRID post was overlooked also, but I'm too lazy to find it and quote it . I'm stuck right after the first race, when you have to start earning money for a car or something, and it won't let me choose a race!
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don't worry pio, I read your post! I have the logitech NASCAR wheel which cost like $30. It's much better than a keyboard
I'm tempted to buy a better one, but I don't know...

I think my GRID post was overlooked also, but I'm too lazy to find it and quote it . I'm stuck right after the first race, when you have to start earning money for a car or something, and it won't let me choose a race!
I don't really know for sure there nate . I've only been tinkering around with "Race Days" so I can start to get the feel for the cars. I'll probably try out career mode in a day or two, and I'll let you know if I'm able to pass that part.

Awesomeness with GRID Game!!!
Seriously...racing fans (especially those with wheels)...NEED to get GRID!! It has Drift, open wheeled cars, muscle cars, AND DEMOLITION DERBY!!!! I just did a 50 lap demolition dirby race on a dual figure 8 track with JUMPS! My god that was the FUNNEST time racing single player I've had since NFSU2! And actually, I think this was more fun since I have a wheel. The physics are awesome (pretty darn realistic for being an arcade racer), the graphics are THE BEST for a racing game I've seen yet other than DiRT. Racing fans NEED to get this game .
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I don't really know for sure there nate . I've only been tinkering around with "Race Days" so I can start to get the feel for the cars. I'll probably try out career mode in a day or two, and I'll let you know if I'm able to pass that part.

Awesomeness with GRID Game!!!
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FUNNEST? hey pio , wheres the best place to but a good wheel ?
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I'll have to try out this Race Driver: GRID. I must admit that it is certainly one of the prettiest PC racing games I've seen.

boonie, I'll have to keep my eyes open for a good racing wheel for you.

If you have a $100.00 budget, though, my best recommendation is the Logitech Momo. pio and I both have it. Mine is a couple of years old now, and it's still excellent.
    
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I don't really know for sure there nate . I've only been tinkering around with "Race Days" so I can start to get the feel for the cars. I'll probably try out career mode in a day or two, and I'll let you know if I'm able to pass that part.
well when you do, just tell me what you did to get past it. If it lets you select a race, I know its probably a bad install and I can reinstall it

edit: forgot to mention that my motherboard arrived today! I'll try to get some pictures of it before its installed.
terrible packaging, and lots of assorting accessories that have nothing to do with the motherboard (some case components, a zalman fanmate controller )
Edited by nategr8ns - 6/12/08 at 12:04pm
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well when you do, just tell me what you did to get past it. If it lets you select a race, I know its probably a bad install and I can reinstall it

edit: forgot to mention that my motherboard arrived today! I'll try to get some pictures of it before its installed.
terrible packaging, and lots of assorting accessories that have nothing to do with the motherboard (some case components, a zalman fanmate controller )
Nate, have you done a search for any patches that might of come out for the game lately? Are other users experiencing the same problems? There's gotta be a forum somewhere about the game
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as of now, I have not seen one other report of this problem. Its a pretty new game though.

Uploading pictures of motherboard now . Should I try a dry boot with no components in it and see what happens?
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