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How to have a Best Answer reset?

I answered a post about a drive not always being recognized at boot time.
The OP was a young boy seeking advice to pass along to his older brother.
The boy immediately gave me "Best Answer" but his problem is not solved at all.
I explained the Best Answer was for whoever supplied a working solution to his problem and I was going to have the Best Answer reset (so the thread would not be closed) and he could get more input from other members.

I have used the "Report" feature twice to have the Best Answer award removed but it is still there.
Are Best Answers so "etched in stone" that they can't be removed? I don't have it coming in the least and the thread now says "Solved" so more and perhaps better solutions will not be available.

When I get a Best Answer, I like to think "Cool, it worked, and I got a Best Answer for it" but this post has me feeling like I stole candy from a baby.


http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/262405-45-windows-boot-media-error
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  1. Best answer
    All set. I've cleared the best answer.
  2. aford10 said:
    All set. I've cleared the best answer.



    Many thanks to you, now I can sleep tonite.

  3. tigsounds said:
    Many thanks to you, now I can sleep tonite.






    When you wake up, Tig you should give Aford10 a BA for that one. :D

  4. Just call me the sandman. Sleep well. :P


  5. When you wake up, Tig you should give Aford10 a BA for that one. :D




    I really would but it's a feature request... maybe wrong dept. No BA to give :( and thumbs up is a no go (and always will be.) I know he is content to have done a good deed today.

    The post still shows [Solved] but maybe that's a good thing. More people will have a look to see what it all was and realize the problem is not done quite yet. The OP sounds like he's just a little guy and I didn't want to say anything that might indicate user error, (him), so I blamed the hardware and BIOS. At least the big brother won't be griping at the little one for the computer's troubles. Who knows.. I might be right.

  6. aford10 said:


    I'll change the thread to a question type, so you can select a best answer, if you'd like.


    Sure... go for it !!! :)


  7. tigsounds said:
    Sure... go for it !!! :)



    Wish Granted :lol:
  8. tigsounds said:
    Sure... go for it !!! :)




    Hey, I didn't say that here. ;)
  9. aford10 said:
    Hey, I didn't say that here. ;)



    Well.... there it is. [:tigsounds]

    Maybe enjoying a bit too much organic medicinal herb remedies lately?
    Can cause a bit of a temporary memory loss.... (so I've heard)
    :lol: :lol:
  10. All I have to say is.... [:aford10:6]
  11. aford10 said:
    All I have to say is.... [:aford10:6]

    Naw... i think it goes something more like this...

  12. Best answer selected by tigsounds.
  13. Thanks :)
  14. aford10 said:
    Thanks :)



    After 2 tries using the "report" with no joy, you got the thing reset, so you definitely deserve it. :)
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