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    Install of RC7100 Freezes Computer at "Completing Install"

    Is your HDD 500GB Western Digital (completely formatted clean) a PATA or SATA drive? If it's SATA HDD, does the system prompt you for a SATA driver diskette before installtaion starts for drive install and recognition by the OS?
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    Unable to detect/read CD/DVD

    Yeah if you are not into hardware troubleshoot or system building avoid opening the case. I will be interested in finding the final diagnosis; whether the DVD Drive damaged SATA Drive cable damaged or loose on either end SATA Power Cable damaged or loose SATA Connector on the MoB damaged It...
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    Unable to detect/read CD/DVD

    Since we could not see the DVD drive there, I imagine the SATA DVD is damaged or its Power or Data Cable is damaged or the MOBO SATA connector is not working. You can try connecting that SATA DVD in another system and see if it can be seen in that system's BIOS. If it is seen in the second...
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    Unable to detect/read CD/DVD

    I wanted to help you with some Images of Your Motherboard's BIOS Setup screen. The purpose was to show which menu or submenu you need to open to see CD/DVD Configuration . I was searching the Internet for such an image so I could upload that as JPG to this post to show where to find the...
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    Unable to detect/read CD/DVD

    I'm sorry I could not locate from the internet search your Intel DP965LT motherboard's BIOS Setup screen shots to upload and show where to look for the CD/DVD device Based on some other Intel Board I think, there is a menu titled Advanced If you click Advanced , under that you will see several...
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    Can't Login or restart in safe mode.

    You can try elevated Command Prompt troubleshoot to re-enable the disabled account. Click Start and in Search for progarms and files box type CMD Press SHIFT+CTRL and ENTER Click Yes to proceed The elevated command prompt will appear as C:\Windows\System32> At the command prompt type the...
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    Explorer not loading

    Please make sure the Downloaded file is not corrupt before burning it into DVD. Test MD5 hash on the downloaded ISO file to assure a full file download without corruption during download. The MS published MD5 Hash for both 32-bit and 64-bit are as follows: MD5 for 32-bit Windows 7 RC...
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    Serial mouse problem

    Since serial mice are becoming an extinct species except for some rare highend (really expensive = almost equal to the price of a cheap desktop PC!) serial mice after PS/2 mice became the standard and later with lot of MoBO coming with USB port enabling in the BIOS the USB mice and these days...
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    Explorer not loading

    I really did not mean to interject myself into an on going troubleshoot with reghakr but just thought of asking whether before installing the Nvidia GeForce driver , did you install the latest intel VGA chipset driver for your Acer Aspire M5500-IE77 from Acer's Support Site for Drivers download?
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    Can't assign drive letter for paritition

    Glad to know you found a way to accomplish the task. Thank you for posting the result.
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    Computer reboots at "press any key to boot from cd" prompt on install

    If you have PS/2 keyboard instead of the current USB Keyboard, you can connect that and boot the PC and see if the DVD will be read instead of 'ignored" as is happening at present when you press a key ( at present using USB keyboard)after you see monitor screen display of "Press any key to boot...
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    Computer reboots at "press any key to boot from cd" prompt on install

    Can you for this troubleshoot try a PS/2 Keyboard instead of USB?
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    Can't assign drive letter for paritition

    Sorry I missed your feed back till now. I don't know when you posted this. Just saw . Try these steps: Open Command Prompt. Type: diskpart At the DISKPART prompt, type: list volume Make note of the number of the simple volume whose drive letter you want to assign, change, or remove. At the...
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    Unable to detect/read CD/DVD

    omission Usually in BIOS setup there will be a Main Menu tab and other Menus including BOOT Under the Main Menu usually the following items will be listed. But the actual display may vary with the MoB or Computer brand. This also depends upon what type of Brand name Computer (Desktop/Laptop)...
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    Unable to detect/read CD/DVD

    I had asked you to confirm your current Firmware Version and gave the link at the bottom to check. Did you check it? If so what was the result. If you now cannot Flash the Drive, the Device is not seen by the BIOS. Please access BIOS Setup by appropriate key hit on reboot and check if your...
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