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March 23, 2010 12:09:07 AM

I hope I'm in the right section for this I just built a new system and everything works up until I try to install win xp. I get the BSOD saying:

A problem has been detected & windows shut down to prevent damage.
If this is the first time you've seen this stop error message yada yada.

Tech Info: Stop: 0x0000007E (0xc0000005, 0xF748EDBF, 0xF 78DA208,
0xF78D9F08)

pci.sys- address F748E0BF Base at F748000, DateStamp 3b7d855c

This is my rig:
Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P P45 775 R (ver. 1.6)
CPU INTEL|C2Q Q9400 2.66G 775 45N R
MEM 2Gx2|OCZ OCZ2G10664GK R
PSU COOLMAX|CU-700B 700W RT
ASUS DRW 22 B1S DVD Burner
Seagate ST350041DAS 500Gb Sata HD
VGA ZOTAC|ZT-95TEK2M-FSL 9500GT R 1Gb 128 bit

This is a whole new beast for me. I do older computers. I've never messed with Sata drives or Pcie 2.0 slots. Bios finds all the drives. I'm stumped.
Can someone unstump me please?

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March 23, 2010 12:34:29 AM

You are probably using XP SP1. Try slipstreaming SP2 into your install disc. You can do that using a program like nlite.
http://www.nliteos.com/
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March 23, 2010 1:35:10 AM

I have Win XP home 2001 version. Does that have sp1 in it?
I'll give it a try and see what happens.
Thanks.
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March 23, 2010 1:38:02 AM

SP2 was released in 2004. It's likely the problem.
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March 23, 2010 2:18:52 PM

I installed my old hard drive with XP on it instead of slipstreaming. (just to see what happens) it worked! Lucky me!
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March 23, 2010 2:22:10 PM

If it's a previous install, you've still got old drivers on that drive. It's recommended to do a fresh install of windows when switching motherboards.

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March 30, 2010 5:36:29 AM

Yeah, it worked ok I just needed to get it halfway running so I could make sure everything worked.
I finally broke down and scraped up some cash and got Windows 7.
Thanks.
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March 30, 2010 5:37:25 AM

Best answer selected by mtnhermit.
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March 30, 2010 11:45:31 AM

You're welcome,
Thanks for the vote :) 
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