I get blue screen error on new build

Discussion in 'General Computer Support' started by spammydodger, Sep 10, 2006.

  1. spammydodger


    Sep 10, 2006
    when i try to install windows
    I get error:
    A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage
    to your computer.

    If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen,
    restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow
    these steps:

    Check for viruses on your computer. Remove any newly installed
    hard drives or hard drive controllers. Check your hard drive
    to make sure it is properly configured and terminated.
    Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then
    restart your computer.

    Technical information:

    *** STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524,0xC0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)
    there have been many people with this same problem i have noticed on forums
    I have tried setting up raid drivers at start up using F6
    I have tried various combinations of ide harddrives dvd roms memory sticks even went to pc world and got a new ide ribbon that cost £17.99 :bawling:
    but in the end it came down to the graphics card
    the pc im trying to build
    msi 975x platinum edition
    core 2 duo e6600
    2x 512mb 667 mem sticks both in the top green slots
    1 1gig corsair value stick in th top orange slot
    a pioneer 110 or something dvd burner/rom
    samsung hd400lj sata hdd that comes up in bios as third ide master
    evga e-geforce 7950 gx2 superclocked edition
    PSU 600w model :ezcool atx 600-jsp :wall:

    I have been searching all the forums regarding this matter and in the end windows would only setup if i took out the gx2 and replaced it with an old
    pci express ati x300 i had
    so i set up windows and put the inf drivers on mobo
    then tried putting geforce gx2 back in system then dvd rom drive dissapears
    i have 3 theorys
    needs bios update to make mobo compatible with gx2 cards (yet other peeps with same problem have lesser cards)
    Crap PSU it was very cheap bought it fromcomputer fair (ive heard just cause they say its 600w it dont mean it is all the time)
    or some issue with dvd rom and gx2 compatibillity irq problems (I havent tried disable acpi yet ill do that next)

    any 1 got a clue ???
    spammydodger, Sep 10, 2006
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  2. bigal


    Jul 1, 2005
    Northern Virginia, USA
    I suggest...

    I've always had issues trying to install Windows on DVD burners or CD/RW burners. This is why I like to keep a plain old CD-ROM drive handy. If you can start your Windows installation with a CD-ROM drive, give that a try. Errors I used to get included files that would not install, or Windows chokes with blue screens.

    That said, you are also mixing memory sticks. Take that mess out and go with one type of memory at a time. I have a hard time believing that the high-power videocard is causing issues, especially if you can see any image at all. However, anything is possible, so using another "lesser" videocard is probably a good idea until you get a full install. :call:
    bigal, Sep 11, 2006
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  3. Don35


    Sep 16, 2006
    Error appears the PC is not seeing the HARD DRIVE. You need to check settings, jumpers, etc and when Windows asks to install otehr drivers, HAVE the RAID DRIVER FLOPPY DRIVERS available. THATS your problem!!!
    Don35, Sep 16, 2006
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