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Asrock m3770de

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January 29, 2011 12:32:44 PM

After reading the article on the December $500 box, I purchased the case, CPU, memory, and video card. I installed my 2 "old" SATA drives and DVD RW. (XP Pro SP3 on boot drive, archives on 2nd drive. No RAID.) My problem is that I get a very very brief message when booting, then am pushed into safe mode.

I think the message says something about inadequate disk space, but is really too brief to read completely.

Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

- Bob D

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January 29, 2011 5:09:42 PM

did you format and reinstall XP?

if you did not, you might run into problems with driver issues since XP is trying to load your old motherboard and video drivers.
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February 7, 2011 10:24:40 AM

Emerald -

You are absolutely correct! Very frustrating getting to that conclusion. On the other hand it did give me a good "excuse" to finally break down and purchase a flat screen monitor.
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February 7, 2011 10:24:54 AM

Best answer selected by ziobob.
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