Before you do ANY of this below, Is your HD SATA? If so you have to have the XP sp1 version so it will work. If not, then go into the bios and change the HD setting for IDE compatability and then if that works once your up and running get SP1 and then reset to SATA.
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 171003 "Stop 0x50" Error message while
While you are installing the Windows operating system, your computer may
stop responding (hang) while displaying the following error message on a
STOP: 0x00000050 PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
This error message may be caused by faulty memory (RAM) in your computer.
The faulty RAM could be located in one of several areas, including the
secondary RAM cache, the video RAM, or the computer's main memory. To
determine where the faulty ram is located, use the following steps:
1. Disable all caching on your computer, including the CPU cache and L2
If you can successfully install Windows after disabling all caching, try
re-enabling each cache, one at a time, to determine the area in which the
faulty RAM is located.
2. Temporary replace video adapter.
3. Temporary replace the main memory.
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