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Re: AMD QUAD CORE Phenom bundle (Maplins bundle) won't let me install WinXP!

 
 
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      05-05-2009
Run MemTest.

All else fails, install on a single stick.

frobber wrote:
> Hi
> I've just bought an "AMD QUAD CORE Phenom X4 9500 Hybrid SLi
> Motherboard Bundle and 2GB DDR2 Mem" (Maplins bundle). I've added
> nothing more than a DVD drive and an IDE Hard disk to get it going but
> I cannot get WinXP to install. It gets as far as loading the setup
> files into memory then stops with a warning about protecting the
> computer. I've tried a different cable, CD drive and H\D but it always
> hangs at exactly the same place.
> I should mention that I am using the MB's single IDE channel
> (HD=master. DVD=slave) as I don't have any SATA drives yet. I had a
> problem like this once before and it turned out to be bad memory but
> as I don't have any other sticks of DDR2 I cannot check this.
> Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.



 
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