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November 19, 2013 4:43:43 PM

Hello everyone, I built my own PC, but I have not gotten the chance to use it due to a blue screen. This blue screen happens right after the OS loads. The error is 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0xBA4C34260, 0xBAC3128). I am running XP and my parts list can be seen here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WolrQFUL0GQPa_rCSwf.... I am using a HDD out of my old computer, since it has all my my files, programs, ect., and it is 80Gb with 40GB of space left.

Any help is greatly appreciated and I thank you for your time!
November 19, 2013 4:47:32 PM

You cannot just put a HDD with windows on it into a new computer. You HAVE to reinstall windows.

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November 19, 2013 5:05:01 PM
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XP doesn't take to new mobos/cpus well - If you were on Win7, chances would be extremely good, have done it dozens of times - Win7 picks up on the new hardware, loads default drivers, and generally starts up - have even gone from AMD to Intel hardaware - but XP seldom ever will be able to do it
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November 19, 2013 5:29:16 PM

tiny voices said:
You cannot just put a HDD with windows on it into a new computer. You HAVE to reinstall windows.


I would, but I can't find the disk. I guess I'm going to get windows 7 and try that. Thank you for the help!
November 19, 2013 5:31:49 PM

Tradesman1 said:
XP doesn't take to new mobos/cpus well - If you were on Win7, chances would be extremely good, have done it dozens of times - Win7 picks up on the new hardware, loads default drivers, and generally starts up - have even gone from AMD to Intel hardaware - but XP seldom ever will be able to do it


Thank you for the help! I'll be sure to get Windows 7 and try from there.
November 19, 2013 5:55:08 PM

Let us know how it goes, will have an eye out for you
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