Hello, so after I used Driversweeper to get rid of my old NVIDIA drivers and rebooted - I got a stop error.(STOP: 0x00000007E (0XFFFFFFFFC0000005....) I can't even boot in safemode!? I am so frustated, I do not know what to do?
This is a list of what I tried, and the results failed, I still can't boot up my pc from safe or normal mode:
Scanning my HDD with Seatools.(the long test). Checking and rewiring everything. Swapping ram sticks. Repairing windows from the windows cd. Boot up in safe mode.
you may have a basic hardware issue - have you run an extended memtest86? that would take both your drives and Windows out of the equation - also be sure your RAM is properly configured in the bios, particularly the voltage and the timings - insufficient voltage is a big problem these days since most MOBO's default to 1.8 and a lot of ram needs 2 to 2.2 volts.
Oh, how do see the timings inthe BIOS? The voltage for the RAM was actually 1.8 from bios, when my xms2 needs 2.1 V.
OK, set it to 2.1 and pray. That might be it. Timings are in different placses on different BIOS - usually under 'chipset options' - but there is a good chance the BIOS detected those correctly so just try the voltage thing and see.
It runs on a self-contained OS, you just burn the ISO (thus automatically making a bootable CD - don't burn it as a data CD) and then boot FROM the CD you burned. It will run automatically. It will not run from Windows or DOS.
If you have NERO or a similar burn utility just right click on the unzipped ISO file and open with the burning program - it will burn an exact image to CD. Then you set the BIOS to boot from the CD/DVD drive and just out the disk in there and restart the system - the rest is automatic