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Old 07-04-2006, 01:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Trying to install a second OS

So i got partion magic of a torrent file, and i created a 50 gig partion named J:/, its a primary partion and it already formatted in NTFS..main OS is MCE...when i put in my Windows Pro disk and reboot...when it gets to the screen to choose partions...all i see is ( Unknown Device ) about 4 or 5 times and then when i hit enter i get PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA blue screen...anyone know what im doing wrong or is going on...thanks

Must be a computing error
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Is your RAM good? have you tried running Memtest86?

Are you using a SCSI or RAID setup and if so are you using the appropriate driver?
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