Disco wrote:Thanks guys. I did see the RAID options, but since I didn't have a RAID setup, I didn't think it applied to me. I'll give it a shot this evening and report back.
EDIT - I meant to ask - how did you get screenshots of the bios? Just with the printscreen button?
Airmantharp wrote:The issue is that Windows was installed without AHCI on, by the way.
Disco wrote:I did the step 1, and did remove the original hard drive after updating the SSD firmware etc. The only think I didn't do was enable the AHCI... crap! As you may have picked up from this (and other ongoing threads) I am having trouble with a flaky system that intermittently crashes at least 1x per day. There is no apparent reason for this random crashing. I can be in the middle of MS Excel, or I can just look at the computer in the morning and find that it has crashed on its own overnight.
Disco wrote:Does this mean i should just toss out this memory and buy some new stuff?
Disco wrote:OK. I've run the memtest overnight. It's still going (using the laptop right now). It says that it has found 17 errs, with 7 passes. Is there a way to get a summary output file of this test, or should I be writing some of this information down? It looks like test #8 was the one that identified the errors. How serious is 17 errors for 7 passes? Does this mean i should just toss out this memory and buy some new stuff?
Disco wrote:What I will likely do is enable the registry hack, enable AHCI in the M/B bios, and leave it for the next month or two. Once I get more time, I'll likely spend a day cleaning up the computer and re-installing everything from scratch again. Is there any issue with this strategy?