Re: Strange Vista Bug Continues...
Yes, There is a possiblity it was due to the harddrives being in SATA 1
mode on a SATA 2 board, this shouldnt have caused a problem , but i couldnt
test it fully, in the end i replaced the drives.
"Mick Murphy" <MickMurphy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Have you set the secondary HDs to be slave drives?
> Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
> "Adrian Brown" wrote:
>> Forgot the extra info-
>> Ive had a strange problem happen twice now. Ive installed Vista on many
>> PC's, but the last two i have done have caused problems. They are new
>> builds with fresh harddrives (SATA). Everything is going fine and Vista
>> installs without problems. When i deliver the pc's to my clients i pop
>> their old HDD and put it either in an external HDD caddy or on an IDE
>> I try and copy some files across (documents / photos) from then on i have
>> problems. The PC's lock up when trying to access programs etc. Vista
>> ages too boot up etc.
>> "Adrian Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > Ok, following on from the bug i had (ive pasted the details below
>> > again)
>> > Ive scanned the drive with the maxtor/seagate tools and no problems.
>> > It
>> > seems to be something to do with the harddrive as if is start a
>> > checkdisk
>> > it almost instantly causes problems, you can move the mouse but nothign
>> > responds. If you try and go into ctrl-alt-delete you get a message
>> > saying
>> > a 'logon process has failed to create the security options dialog'. It
>> > seemed to start when i put an old harddrive onto the system to copy
>> > data
>> > across, until this point everything was fine.
>> > Any other suggestions would be great