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  cannot reload xp onto new hard drive 
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DEREK JARMIN Aug 03, 2004, 12:34pm EDT Report Abuse
have just installed new HD 60Gb Seagate. No problem with formatting or partitioning.but when I try to install O/S can boot from floppies ok. then a message appears.
A problem has been detected and windows has shut down to prevent damage to the computer.
Cannot proceed any further.
Has anyone any suggestions for cause /remedy
DJ _

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Wizard Prang Aug 03, 2004, 12:37pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Check for hardware problems.
Did this computer run ok before?

Run diagnostics to check the HD.

Run a Memory Diagnostic.


Who is... oh, never mind :)
Corvus Raven Aug 03, 2004, 12:49pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: cannot reload xp onto new hard drive

ASUS A7N8X Deluxe PCB 2.00 w/ BIOS 1005 (cause? Dunno.. ATM)
AMD XP 2800+ @ 0.0 GHz 0MHz FSB (overheating for no appearent reason)
(2) - Corsair XMS512-3500C2 (5-2-2-2T) @ 0MHz
ATI Radeon 9700 Pro @0
Enermax 500W p/s (ok.
DEREK JARMIN Aug 04, 2004, 05:54am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: cannot reload xp onto new hard drive
Yes computer running fine prior to changing hard drive

Josh Butler Aug 04, 2004, 10:31pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: cannot reload xp onto new hard drive
Look at those threads posted above and read the possible ways to fix the problem, I bet the answer lies in one of those threads.

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