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Server drops NIC and other PCI Devices

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http://serverfault.com – I have an old ASUS KFN32-D SLI/SAS dual socket-F motherboard that loves to randomly drop certain hardware on reboot. I upgraded the server about a year ago to have Dual Quadcore procs @ 2.5GHz with 32GB ram running SBS 2011. I would really like to continue using the server if possible. The devices that drop are the onboard NIC (link lights stay on however), and and all PCI slot devices (excluding the video card). This really sucks since there is no onboard IPMI device for me to use when I am away (and it loves to do this when I am away). Windows simply does not see the devices (there are (HowTos)