You need an actual digital coax cable like,
Check it out HERE
You can find them just about anywhere that sells cables (Wal-Mart, Radio Shack, or online somewhere)
There is a setting under audio options to enable spdif...
Start>Run> Type in CMD> then type ipconfig /all (in the command prompt)
it will say 'Physical Address' and give a string like 00-18-DE-13-0E-25
You have one for each adapter (wireless, bluetooth, Ethernet) so make sure you...
Pretty sure your stuck with low rez 16 color (or maybe 8 color) for boot screens.
You might be able to get a better rez with your login screen as most drivers have loaded by that point.
Check out this program, might help you...
This guide just saved my butt. Many thanks for this zzpulp. I had a black screen from a failed GPU BIOS flash. I followed your USB blind flash info and had everything back to normal in about 15 minutes.
Thanks again man!
All better! I was worried there for a bit. But that zzpulp guide to blind flashing was spot on. If anyone else runs into a problem like that, the guide is HERE
As to why it happened, i have no idea. I have flashed the GPU BIOS a dozen...