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by CarNut
Wed Mar 24, 2004 2:16 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Embarassing installation faults...that others should avoid!
Replies: 227
Views: 247390

Embarassing installation faults...that others should avoid!

This applies to those mistakes we're all(?) capable of and that can take ages to discover. It might even generate a few laughs too. So, I'll get the ball rolling with my own embarassing mistake: I'd spent weeks trying to figure out hardware compatibility problems with my new motherboard installatio...
by CarNut
Fri Jan 16, 2004 7:20 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Help!! Going crazy with Win98SE and Gigabyte GA-8INXP + AGP
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Oops...one extra thing in case its relevant. The Gigabyte GA-8INXP does not have any build-in video capability at all. That's why I'm starting off with a Gigabyte AGP card plugged in. So you see, the suggestion to start off with PCI and then install AGP afterwards is a bit awkward as I don't have an...
by CarNut
Fri Jan 16, 2004 6:34 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Help!! Going crazy with Win98SE and Gigabyte GA-8INXP + AGP
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Hi Guys, Thanks for all the tips. In fact, I think I've already tried out all your suggestions before I posted my plea for help. I've tried BIOS set to PCI instead of AGP; I've tried 512Mb and Vcache max; I always do the chipset drivers first; and I've become a whizz on pushing video drivers into Wi...
by CarNut
Thu Jan 15, 2004 12:50 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Help!! Going crazy with Win98SE and Gigabyte GA-8INXP + AGP
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Help!! Going crazy with Win98SE and Gigabyte GA-8INXP + AGP

Hello, Try not to laugh. I can't get Windows 98SE to work with a simple set-up: Gigabyte GA-8INXP (P4 with E7208 chipset); GV-R128DH (Radeon AGP8, 128Mb, Dual output-unused); 1Gb Dual Channel RAM; 1 Disk, 1 CD; No PCI cards. The hardware seems okay but the AGP Video is causing hassle - I'm stuck in ...