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liam_D

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everything except the case fans x2, LEDlights, power button and second video card is now in and when i turn it on it asks for bios setup press any key
i think that means we are going good right?
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everything except the case fans x2, LEDlights, power button

You could have connected these but not to worry as you can install the OS first and connect them later, what you need to do now is set the boot sequence so that it is the DVD drive first and the HDD second, this will allow the data on the DVD disk to be read and then installed/saved to the HDD, please see below for setting the boot sequence, before you begin can you tell us what type of OS and disk you have and whether the HDD is out of the box new.

To change the Boot Sequence in the BIOS;

Reboot the system and at the first post screen (where it is counting up memory) start tapping the appropriate button that allows you to access the BIOS (Esc - Del – F2 etc)
This will enter you into the BIOS/CMOS
Find the Advanced area and click Enter
Look for Boot Sequence or Boot Options and highlight that click Enter
Now highlight the first drive and follow the directions on the bottom of the screen on how to modify it and change it to DVD/ CD drive
Change the second drive to the C: or Main Drive
Once that is done then click F10 to Save and Exit
You will prompted to enter Y to verify Save and Exit.
Click Y and the system will now reboot with the new settings.

While you are in the BIOS you will also need to set the time and date and again save the new settings (F10) and then Y to accept the changes.

i think that means we are going good right?

Yep you are making progress :thumbsup:
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i intend to put my OS on my SSD is that a similar process?
both the SSD and HDD are out of the box new.
another thing is i am using windows 7 ultimate
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Yes same procedure just set the SSD as the second boot device after the DVD drive please.

An example guide for installing W7 to an SSD available Here
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i will install win7 tomorrow after work as i have to get up early,
thank you so much i will let you know how it all goes i'm hoping it's clear sailing from here on out :P
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Gday.
Thanks Phillpower2 for you invaluable input, Posted Image Certainly pushed the topic on, time wise.

Well done liam_D, Look forward to your next post.
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win 7 fully installed and working just fine, i now just need to make sure the wierless works, the 2nd graphic card and the 2nd RAM stick, thanx again for all of your help guys, if i need any help i will post again ;P, is there any upvote system i can use for you guys?
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Gday.
Your welcome liam_D.

is there any upvote system i can use for you guys?


Yes, The + sign, bottom right, of any post that you deem to be helpful.


Good Luck.
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Gday.
Thanks Phillpower2 for you invaluable input, Posted Image Certainly pushed the topic on, time wise.

Well done liam_D, Look forward to your next post.


Thanks for the beer Michael :beer: :D
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