Vista after cold boot - new hardware found everytime

By cola6598
Aug 30, 2007
  1. Hi

    We are running Vista Ultimate
    We have a Asus M2V-MX motherboard
    ProGamer AMD64 X2 3800+ Cpu.

    I suspect this maybe a BIOS issue but not sure.

    Vista was working fine for the last 5 months. Wednesday (maybe after a Windows update?) - it would not boot - black screen for very long time - finally booted after 5 minutes maybe - then it said it found new hardware - slowly installs:pci to pci bridge - both wireless and NIC card - and a number of other hardware items - finds them all - eventually - another 5 minutes of waiting - and then all works fine.
    Do another boot - no long wait - comes up right away - but has to find all the same hardware again.(over and over)

    Do a system restore - to no avail.

    I did some reading on the various sites and someone mentioned a BIOS update since this mohterboard is not really Vista compatible. ??
    I am suspicious since it all worked fine for the last 5 months.

    Any feed back welcome.

  2. cola6598

    cola6598 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 32

    Yes - it is genuine:)

    I will try to do the BIOS update.


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