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Old 01-29-2009, 02:13 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Well xps even better, you can find one anywhere, even on the internet. The key for the hp recovery should work for an oem one.

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Old 01-29-2009, 06:00 PM   #22 (permalink)
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This is what I have tried and get a reboot:

XP sp3 cd
Windows 98
Simple NTLDR fix

They all reboot on me

How can I tell if the MOBO is broke?

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Using new RAM and a new CPU is the easiest way.


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