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I just installed Vista Business 32bit on my sig rig..

I seem to be getting NOT RESPONDING on about everything I do...MSN, Firefox, Nero, My Documents, IE, IMGBURN, everything. I try to extract a RAR folder and it goes to not responding...and then its just a big chain of not responding to follow.

I'm hoping this is just a corrupt install of some sorts but I'm putting this thread out there now incase you guys have anything to say
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I just installed Vista Business 32bit on my sig rig..

I seem to be getting NOT RESPONDING on about everything I do...MSN, Firefox, Nero, My Documents, IE, IMGBURN, everything. I try to extract a RAR folder and it goes to not responding...and then its just a big chain of not responding to follow.

I'm hoping this is just a corrupt install of some sorts but I'm putting this thread out there now incase you guys have anything to say
When this happens, does your hard drive light go on and stay solid until it responds?
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Hard drive activity light doesn't work...never has with any SATA drive i've owned
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Hard drive activity light doesn't work...never has with any SATA drive i've owned
Try this. Turn your comp off and unplug the hard drive and replug it in after about 1 minute.
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i had to do this on a few vista installs.

try disabling on board audio, pulling out any pci cards, and putting an older video card in... then i would install all vista updates, and let vista update all my drivers, then do video then do audio.
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