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XP restarting while booting.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by olivercoles, Jan 25, 2003.

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  1. olivercoles

    olivercoles Thread Starter

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    I just installed my copy of XP home and it works fine except for one thing...

    I have a 2.4B pentium and when I was running 98SE I had it clocked to 2.88 without any problems at all, temps would never get higher than 43oC.

    However with XP if I have it clocked this high my system just restarts after the POST, and lowing the FSB a few Mhz can let me boot windows but it randomly restarts after a few seconds.

    What is causing this? I know it's not a hardware problem because I have been running at max speed for 2 months on 98.

    Any help is much appreciated.
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Do you have the HDD running off a Promise Card? . . I have seen this on two systems and both were using a Promise card. I moved the HDD back to the motherboard and it quit.

    Wish I knew why?
     
  3. olivercoles

    olivercoles Thread Starter

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    yeah! I have a Promise RAID controller intergrated in my Asus P4PE Motherboard.

    It must be an incompatabillity with XP!

    I'll let microsoft and Asus know.

    Maybe a BIOS update will do the trick? I'm upto date though so i'll have to wait for a new version.
     
  4. olivercoles

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    any other ideas???
     
  5. Old Rich

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    Well, . . one of the two pc's I saw this on was a Asus P4PE . . the other is an Intel P4 2.4 533mhz on an Intel 845GEBVL motherboard.

    I wonder if there is an issue with promise cards and XP?
     
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