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DWFComm

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Tried "Do not reset " from F8..but still as above. New P4M900-M4 Biostar MoBo.
 Hard drive is a clone of XP from my laptop, from 80Gig to Toshiba 1Tbyte.
 Possible hint :my 12V is only ~11.16,all others are much closer to spec.
Can't get to any diagnostic,can't get CD to play a XP boot disk to try for Chdisk etc.
 Bios is accessable but no change I've tried has cleared the problem.

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    Re: XP resets,wont boot to any mode,wont display bsod or failure statement
    « Reply #1 on: December 30, 2009, 12:46:53 AM »
    1. 12V outside spec.  I agree that 11.16V is outside specs, but don't know what effect this will have on system.  You probably should resolve this before continuing...

    2.  Windows XP.  Windows XP was designed to be installed (built) on the system it is to run on.  It doesn't transfer well between different computers.  Reinstall it on the system it is to run on.

    3.  Windows Advanced Options Menu.  Does F8 bring up the Windows Advanced Options menu?  If so, have you tried the following options:
         a.  Disable automatic restart on system failure
         b.  Safe Mode
         c.  Enable VGA mode

    4.  "...can't get CD to play a XP boot disk...".  You need a functional computer before attempting to install the Windows XP operating system.

    unlovedwarrior



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      Re: XP resets,wont boot to any mode,wont display bsod or failure statement
      « Reply #2 on: December 30, 2009, 01:53:04 AM »
      might be a driver problem if ur tring to use a clone hhd on a computer that doesnt have the same hardware

      Allan

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      Re: XP resets,wont boot to any mode,wont display bsod or failure statement
      « Reply #3 on: December 30, 2009, 06:00:38 AM »
      Hard drive is a clone of XP from my laptop, from 80Gig to Toshiba 1Tbyte.
      You can't do that. You cannot clone a hd on one system and expect it to work on a different system unless they are 100% identical.