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Old 06-20-2006, 03:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i put in the windows xp service pack 2 and hit key to boot from disk then it starts and befor i get to look at my drives and stuff i get all kinds of errors different everytime i try. says file cannot be load error code 7 and random stuff like that and i cant continue. what do i do? i cant get windows installed and if i dont get that it will say windows has failed to load blue screen everytime. what is there to do?
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Old 06-20-2006, 03:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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run memtest86 and check your ram
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i cant because i dont have windows on my pc. i dont think it is hardware related other than hdd or the disk itself but idk
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Old 06-20-2006, 04:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Sounds like a ram failure... remove a stick and try running XP install, iffin that fails try it w/ da udder stik.
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alright ill give her a try
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with memtest you can boot off the cd
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well i tried both sticks and i get farther than usual but now i have gotten throught the first blue screen then its about to show me my drives and then to set up windows but when it says windows is satrting up i get a blue screen saying.
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut downto prevent damage to your computer.
then blah blah blah
Technical info: Stop: 0x0000007B (0xf898963c,0xc0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)
if that means anything i have checked all my connections and ok but still get it idk this is really anoying thought
any suggestions please
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and i ahve tried all the xp discs i own which is quite a few and still the same thing
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http://www.troyedwards.com/downloads...sks/boot98.exe

download that boot disk, fdisk and then format your drive and then install xp
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lol slight problem with that. i dont have a floppy drive. lol. can u use a usb pen drive?
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