Goodbye RAID (at least on this computer)

I just realized that I never posted a followup to my computer problems saga. About a month ago I gave up and disabled my RAID and installed Windows XP in preparation for Oblivion. Everything is working now. I’m able to play games without crashes, and I wrote a new backup utility to replace most of my RAID’s functionality.

I’m glad this is over, but I’m disappointed in VIA (my motherboard manufacturer) for making such a flaky product and not providing a fix after all of this time.

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    […] The folks at Bethesda Softworks (the people that make the Elder Scrolls games), have also done a nice job with mini-games to enhance game play. Lock-picking and persuasion now depend a little on the skill of the player, not just the character they’re playing. Alchemy is a lot more intuitive, and some real skill is involved in hand-to-hand combat. Overall, Oblivion has met my expectations (which is saying a lot — especially considering how much time I’ve spent preparing my computer for this one game). […]

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