Ha now i get this. Nothing was removed and it worked again literally seconds later. Just popped up randomly
I looked at the back of the pc and the card they "fit" is crazy loose? They didn't fit any screws to the case so it was just that one plastic clip on one side of the PCIe that was holding it in? I assume that is the problem.
So to get things straight, does it boot when you're just using IGP?
I actually had something similar happen to me with faulty RAM.
Bad drivers perhaps? I find that doubtful given the situation. Is it a new model of card? Perhaps you need different drivers to properly go with the UEFI flash? Perhaps the UEFI flash only works right with certain driver revisions?
PCIe cards just need one or two thumb screws near the edge that attach it to the case. There's no screws or anything that attach it to the motherboard itself, just the plastic PCIe clip.
Perhaps the UEFI flash only works right with certain driver revisions?
QuoteI actually had something similar happen to me with faulty RAM. Y'know, Ive had a few different people mention random faults with their PCs that evidently were caused by the Ram. Its odd. On that note though the PC was only bought in February so I would hope not...
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