Originally Posted by tj107us
Im thinking about building a gaming computer, and im kind of new to this so im trying to do my research and find out all i can. My question is, when i install all of the hardware in the computer case and fire it up for the first time will it automaticlly go into BIOS or do i have to some how program it to go into BIOS? I have installed a new hard drive in a laptop and loaded Win. 7 in it. Will loading Win. 7 in the gaming pc be the same way? Would all i have to do is change the loading order so BIOS starts the CD rom first, and then restart the computer then it should load it automatically like the laptop....right? Thanks for any help!!!
It won't automatically go into BIOS. You'll have to press the appropriate key when starting the machine (usually DEL or F2, but look in the manual that came with the motherboard to be sure). And yes, installing Windows 7 on your new build should be really similar to the way you installed it on your laptop.