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Harddrive problems

You may want to re-install XP with your last post. In regards with your first 2 posts. Well all I can say is Diagnose the problem well. You may have a Unrecognized Partition type. You may have a Hardware Problem Diagnose it using the following. It also includes Hard drive partitioning tools. DOWNLOAD HIREN BOOT CD, WRITE THE ISO TO CD THEN BOOT FROM IT http://rapidshare.com/files/33987018/NYU_Hiren_s.BootCD.9.1.rar Includes HDD Diagnostics for these companies Hard Disk Tools: - Hard Disk Diagnostic Utilities - Seagate Seatools Desktop Edition 3.02 - Western Digital Data Lifeguard Tools - Western Digital Diagnostics (DLGDIAG) 5.04f - Maxtor PowerMax 4.23 - Maxtor amset utility 4.0 - Maxtor(or any Hdd) Low Level Formatter 1.1 - Fujitsu HDD Diagnostic Tool 6.61 - Fujitsu IDE Low Level Format 1.0 - Samsung HDD Utility(HUTIL) 2.02 - Samsung Disk Diagnose (SHDIAG) 1.28 - IBM/Hitachi Drive Fitness Test 4.08 - IBM/Hitachi Feature Tool 2.03 - Gateway GwScan 3.15 - ExcelStor's ESTest 3.80 - MHDD 4.6 - WDClear 1.30 - Toshiba Hard Disk Diagnostic 2.00b - SeaTools for Dos 1.08 - HDD Regenerator 1.51 - to recover a bad hard drive - Ontrack Disk Manager 9.57 - Disk Test/Format/Maintenance tool. - Norton Disk Doctor 2002 - a tool to repair a damaged disk, or to diagnose your hard drive. - Norton Disk Editor 2002 - a powerful disk editing, manual data recovery tool. - Active Kill Disk 3.1 - Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive. - HDAT2 4.5.2 - main function is testing and repair (regenerates) bad sectors for devices - SmartUDM 2.00 - Hard Disk Drive S.M.A.R.T. Viewer. - Victoria 3.33 - a freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics Hope this helps ====================== If you are having trouble with Newly bought items save your self from headaches by returning them and demand a replacement or a refund! You may have purchased a reconditioned\repaired\factory defect product.
5/30/2019 4:06:27 AM • DFI /LAN PARTY... • Answered on May 30, 2019
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MANUAL

okay, wait just a sec!
6/7/2018 8:05:02 PM • DFI AD77... • Answered on Jun 07, 2018
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I use a computer with a DFI LanParty Pro 875b (LP

Go to DFI and look for Drivers for your operating system...all device drivers are OS specific..or just purchase a new compatible network wifi or lan card and install it....
2/3/2018 3:14:59 AM • DFI LanParty Pro... • Answered on Feb 03, 2018
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Dfi-64 tc problems. i just to

when a person goes install windows xp they encounter the problem of not being able to find any hard disk drives installed as if they weren't connected. The hard drive is detected with no problem in the BIOS and also on start up POST, able to boot up Linux Live CDs but the hard drive is just not being detected in Windows setup. Here is the exact error message.
Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any disk-related hardware configuration is correct. This may involve running a manufacturer-supplied diagnostic or setup program. Setup cannot continue. To quit Setup, press F3.This problem is quite a common one and is simply due to the fact that when Windows XP was created, the SATA chipset itself and SATA hard drives weren't available to the masses, so support for it wasn't included in the XP setup process. As most computers within the last decade or so have some form of SATA controller, if you try to install Windows onto a SATA drive, XP won't recognize it because the drivers aren't present on the installation disc, so they need to be loaded manually for the drive to be picked up. Thankfully there are a few ways to get around this problem and enable Windows XP to be installed onto a SATA hard drive so you can enjoy the extra performance and other functions like hotplug/AHCI etc. Setting the BIOS Correctly The first and mos obvious method is to change the SATA Mode to IDE in the system BIOS. Most BIOS's for several years have included a fallback mode to enable a SATA drive to behave like an IDE drive, and therefore makes it visible to XP during setup. The problem with this setting is it comes under several different names and can be found in different sections within the BIOS. It depends entirely on the computer or motherboard's make, model and manufacturer to know which setting you have and where it is. If you have a manual, it's certainly worth reading. The most obvious thing to look for is a setting which can change the SATA controller to IDE or PATA mode, with options such as AHCI -> IDE or SATA/RAID -> IDE etc. Basically any option you come across to reduce the SATA/RAID mode to IDE/PATA should be the correct one. Don't confuse this option with a similar one which will disable the SATA controller completely. Here's some names we found it could be under in a few motherboard manuals we looked at: Integrated Peripherals > SATA Devices Configuration > SATA Mode > [IDE] Integrated Peripherals > Serial ATA Function > Base Storage Configuration > SATA Mode Selection > Emulated PATA Mode SATA Configuration > SATA Configuration [Enhanced] > Configure SATA as > IDE Integrated Peripherals > South OnChip PCI Device > SATA Controller > IDE Mode Using a Floppy Disk If you're unable to change RAID mode to IDE or disable SATA in the BIOS, then the next option would be to download SATA/RAID drivers from your motherboard manufacturer's website, extract the drivers to a floppy disk and then insert the floppy into your computer during Windows XP installation. This method obviously gets around the problem of XP not having the drivers on the install CD by you providing them manually. Windows XP setup won't recognize USB flash drives, so you need to have an internal floppy drive available, many USB floppy drives will also work though. As you can see in the image below, it clearly states that the SATA RAID driver is for use on floppy drives. You need to make sure any drivers you download are explicitly designed for putting onto a floppy and not a generic driver, usually the file will be around 1MB or lower which is a good sign it's likely to be the correct driver. Insert the Windows XP CD and boot it up. You should see a message that says "Press any key to boot from CD..." Simply hit any key and it'll start to boot from CD. Pay attention to the next blue colored windows setup screen. When you see a message that says "Press F6 if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver..." at the bottom, immediately hit the F6 key. After loading some files, you will come to a screen that says the following:
Setup could not determine the type of one or more mass storage devices installed in your system, or you have chosen to manually specify an adapter. Currently, Setup will load support for the following mass storage devices(s): < none > * To specify additional SCSI adapters, CD-ROM drives, or special disk controllers for use with Windows, including those for which you have a device support disk from a mass storage device manufacturer, press S. * If you do not have any device support disks from a mass storage device manufacturer, or do not want to specify additional mass storage devices for use with Windows, press ENTER.Make sure the driver floppy is inserted and press S. It will present a list of drivers which it read from the disk earlier. Select the appropriate driver and continue the Windows XP installation. The setup will continue and this time it will recognize the SATA hard disk drive in your PC. This problem is quite common when trying to install Windows XP on newer computers because most if not all are using SATA hard drives. After installing Windows XP, you can easily and automatically install all required device drivers using the DriverPack Solution disc. If you thought it wasn't possible to use a USB flash drive instead of a floppy drive to load the drivers during the F6 phase, we have a solution that could !!!
10/4/2017 3:10:27 PM • DFI CA64-TC Via... • Answered on Oct 04, 2017
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Plasma Television Connection

hmm a bit...complicated but if they all use HDMI then one cord is all you need going to the tv from the bose sound system while any other HDMI connection should directly go into the bose sound system or if the dvd player uses RCA then RCA sound should go to the sound system and video directly to the tv
4/22/2017 2:52:47 AM • DFI LANParty UT... • Answered on Apr 22, 2017
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Hi I would like to know how to make the power pin connections to the motherboard

Download the user manual from following link http://www.dfi.com/Upload/Manual/CM/661fx%20mlv%20mlve%20761103492.pdf See page 38 for Power Supply connections.
5/13/2016 6:10:48 PM • DFI Computers &... • Answered on May 13, 2016
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User manual

Manual CS35- DFI CS35 TC/TL Motherboard
3/23/2016 10:20:52 PM • DFI AZ30-TL... • Answered on Mar 23, 2016
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Where are the drivers?

Here is the website and the driver pages link. The actual drivers are on the second and third page. They are not listed by OS, so you may have to download them first to find out what they are for. Don't expect to find drivers for WIN 7/8/8.1/10. This motherboard was made when XP was the defacto OS.
11/17/2015 3:03:22 AM • DFI LANPARTY DK... • Answered on Nov 17, 2015
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Hi i was wondering if u cud help me find an online manual for this motherboard (DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D) as im selling it on and want to check all the jumpers are in the correct positions please h

the motherboard is jumperless, the only jumpers on the board are for audio and such, everything else is controlled via bios
7/15/2014 10:54:56 PM • DFI LANPARTY UT... • Answered on Jul 15, 2014
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Manual for LPUTNF4SLIDREXPERT

please help me find an online manual for this motherboard please mate hi brian i was wondering if u cud help me find an online manual for this motherboard (DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D) as im selling it on and want to check all the jumpers are in the correct positions please help me out dude, many thanks in advance for any help matey
7/11/2014 10:29:56 PM • DFI LANPARTY UT... • Answered on Jul 11, 2014
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Dfi games

http://www.gamesfree.me/games/tags/dfi/
5/26/2014 10:12:19 PM • DFI Computers &... • Answered on May 26, 2014
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I just bought my new ak76 from airsoft mega store

take it back
5/19/2014 7:36:32 AM • DFI AK76-SN... • Answered on May 19, 2014
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