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System upgrade problem

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Clanhead, Sep 20, 2003.

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  1. Clanhead

    Clanhead Thread Starter

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    I have just upgraded to a Asus A7N8X Deluxe with a AMD barton 2500 fsb 333 and 512mb DDR400 PC3200.

    After a slow start with a dead mobo which got replaced I now have the system running at the right speed and im tring to install the OS. This is where the problem comes I have tried all windows from 98 to XP and with each one the system crashes with a general protection error different ones each time. They range from true type font errors to kernal errors and every time its within 5 mins of starting to install.

    Heat is not the problem as im running a coolmaster aero 7 lite and the temp never goes above 40.
    I have ran the CPU on another system and that booted and ran windows with no problems so I dont think its that.

    Has anyone got any idea of what could be causing this problem or can think of anything i can try.

    Thanks
     
  2. BTS '76

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    maybe a memory problem.
    what do the errors say exactly?
     
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