The exact setup that worked for the iDeneb install will not work for the Lawless isntall. It still leaves the issue with XP. AMD Phenom 2. Have tried multiple different configurations on the customized install page and changes to the BIOS but I still the get the pinwheel of death when trying to boot from HDD after installation completes. Heh, I’ve got s’more googling to do. It booted and I installed it on a spare partition. I returned it because the NB 85c at idle required too much active cooling for a quiet system.

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I don’t know how to troubleshoot a MB and have neither the time nor the inclination to do Asus’ job for them. Already have an account? Booted into Express Gate, checked it out and then booted into XP. That was half the battle Originally posted by godofinternet View Post.

Sign in Already have an account? The ASUS Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module. Didn’t work, m3a7-8em I installed a new XP.


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Or sign in with one of these services. The exact setup that worked for the iDeneb install will not work for the Lawless isntall. Got ahco connected but wouldn’t boot into WinXP. Thanks for the info and support link, Deanjo.

This new design features a smaller and user-friendly connector. Well with Nvidia gfx card you could try Ubuntu 8.

Originally posted by xenios View Saus. Your drive is not supported. Help Contact Us Go to top. Booted into Windows and ran the Asus CD.

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Surfing the web reading lots of posts. I can almost see the Light at the end of the tunnel I’m not versed in Linux or this new Mac stuff. But I was Amped to get it to install last night. Left everything at default.

Fiddled with the OS and the buttons on the monitor reset, etc but nothing worked.

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Ive j3a78-em downcored to 1 switched to ahcitried with the dvd drive as master and slave alternating with my hard drive. Any thoughts on the following list?


AMD Phenom 2. To wake the system and return to the OS environment, simply click the mouse or press a key.

Are these known issues that have workarounds? I’m returning this board tomorrow. Posted December 5, Personalize your system with customizable boot logo You can convert your favorite photo into a color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen. Register a new account.


I got the same message about “file is missing or corrupt. It provides faster data transfer rate and more bandwidth to increase memory data transfer rate and computing efficiency, enhancing system performance in 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.

Once installed, I again had access to the HD and ahfi other distros, which also work.