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Quick Bios question

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by greenbrucelee, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. greenbrucelee
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    When you go in to the BIOS screen is it ok to leave hard drive detection and DVD drive detection as auto or do they need changing?

    I ask this because tonight after installing my PSU I shall be completely wiping my HDD and partition and starting from scratch.
     
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  2. wagnerk
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    Me personally, I leave everything on auto.

    -ken
     
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    Thanks Ken, it was just the other day someone said I should have the hard drive set to large for when using windows (I guess this for adressing purposes) but I have an auto option so I have never changed it, I was wondering if I did would there be a difference such as quicker access times?
     
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    The general rule is that if it doesn't work on 'auto', then change to desired setting.
     
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  5. BosonMichael
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    I would also recommend Auto unless it doesn't detect correctly.
     
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    Thanks guys, there is no problem I just wondered if doing the sttings manually would make a difference at all. But if Auto is recommended then I'll leave it. :biggrin
     
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