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Blue Screen on Windows Install

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  • Windows XP
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June 24, 2004 4:14:40 AM

I'm completely stuck here, need assistance!! Going into panic mode!

When I am trying to install Windows XP on my system, I get a Blue Screen of Death when it goes to "Setting Up Windows" before it gets to the hard drive configuration part (set partitions, etc).

I am running:

AMD Athlon64 FX53
ASUS SK8N MB
2GB OCZ PC3200 ECC Registered Memory (4x512MB)
2 Seagate 120GB SATA Drives (Set for RAID 0)
256MB Nvidia GeForceFX 5900 Ultra
SoundBlaster Audigy 2

The blue screen doesn't say much at all...just gives this error:
STOP: 0X0000008E (0XC0000005, 0X80859140, 0XF78DA4F4, 0X00000000)

Microsoft site says something about memory, but I have tried changing around DIMMS (removing two, leaving 2, switch those out, etc)....no go...

HELP!

Thanks,
Dave

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June 24, 2004 4:32:21 AM

my first thought is bad ram.

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June 24, 2004 3:48:50 PM

I tried switch out modules....is it really possible they could all be bad?
June 24, 2004 11:27:58 PM

did you just change them around or remove/replace them?

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