There is no harm. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. MSFN is made available via donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue. Played around with various drive boot orders. Of course a backup is recommended, as always. Install current Intel Storage Manager Driver from here [

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As I understand the summary of the above approach which could work for my MB, pointed out by jaclaz in pcper.

This dg33fh an appropriate chipset and BIOS, e. Before, it was in AHCI mode. That’s the way I did my install but I don’t intek what would have happened had I not installed those drivers at the start. Slummin’ it in Cambridge the original one Registered: Sign In Sign Up. See also this approach: Reformatting the drive and trying again. Moving the mouse resulted in a very lagged response where it was extremely jerky and would only update the mouse pointer position every five seconds or so.


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I have Media Center recording a show right now in HD, and everything else is running fine. I did that and Vista installed just fine!

Of course dg3f3b backup is recommended, as always. Oct 27, Posts: Firewire, extra USB ports, video, etc. After a certain point it would just freeze, with no hard drive activity.

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Feb 10, Posts: Thu Mar 20, 5: By bhishmarJanuary 31, in Windows XP. Reboot back to Windows. Played around with various drive boot orders. Originally posted by So A. Sign in with Twitter. Getting pretty frustrated, I was about to call Intel’s support number.

Downloads for IntelĀ® Desktop Board DG33FB

It also enables the ability to hotplug your non-boot, non-paging drives making them available under Safely Remove Hardware so you can plug and unplug them without having to shut down the system. Prototyped Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: Please disable ad-blocking software or set an exception for MSFN.


I’d click stuff to open and it would lag just a wee bit more than I have patience for. You might could say that’s one reason why geeks typically don’t have many friends.

I changed it to IDE and it worked fine after I changed it. New computer hardware rocks!! I know for my vista install on a X38 with ACHI set in bios, I had to load up some drivers on a flash drive and do the f6 thing.

Ijtel 9, Posts: I was really excited because the new motherboard integrated all of the things that my old system had to use in external cards. Already have an account?

However, not all BIOS support this. Things I tried that didn’t result in Vista completing installation.