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

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Centre Parting, May 5, 2009.

  1. 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.
     
    Centre Parting, May 5, 2009
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