That annoying >2GB bug (vista 64 sp1)

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by LordOfLA, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. LordOfLA

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    So I installed the new powersupply today, turned it on and get the vista >2GB bug (0x0000007e). Should this still be happening with SP1 installed? Seems to only do it when the PC is cold.

    Any other hotfixes I can try and install?
     
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    Tried 929777 says it didn't apply :) shall try the others.
     
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    941021 appears to have worked. now I have a hard disk making suspicious noises :(
     
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    could be related to your bios? maybe switching to default settings on the bios if it has not been tweaked. and see if the HD is still making the noise.

    Maybe switching out the HD with a different one to verify if it is not faulty?

    :suprised:
     
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    I'll have a proper look at it when I finish work. Didn't really want to have to replace hard disks as well as the other spending I just did..

    Edit: hmm don't actually need too.. sound is getting progressively worse...

    Edit 2: this is irritating. It's intermittant. Short disk tests come back fine.
     
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    try long smart tests, or try tighten the fixings, that was an issue i had with a noisy drive once - lose screw
     
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    Left it zero filling. windows was doing strange things too.

    Shall see how it fairs during a vista reload.
     
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    does not sound too hopeful. Best of luck
     
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    well strangely enough it zero filled without fuss, installed windows without fuss and is now doing windows update without fuss.

    I think it was just jealous of the attention paid to more glamourous parts of the computer :D

    I'll certainly be keeping an eye on it though :)
     
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    chkdsk x: /r /f - see what that gives you - or if its sys drive chkdsk x: /r /p (from recovery disc)
     
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    zero fill does the same :D seatools reported no errors during the zero fill.
     
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    hopefully, the drive was just having indigestion. :) and the hotfix did the trick
     
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    maybe it had wind, did one big fart, and everything is ok now :D
     
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    checked all the screws, one had come out. Tightened them all up again now :)