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Blue Screen trying to load XP on HP pavillion dv4-1125nr

Hey folks,
I have a customer that bought this laptop and hates vista. I wiped the drive and now when I try to load XP it gives me the '' a problem has been detected and windows has shutdown to prevent damage'' thing when the disc gets done loading file systems and tries to start the install..

There is no option to change any of the settings for the drive in the bios and all my utilities detect it fine in that machine.

Usually if it's a driver issue it just says no drive was detected.

Anybody ever see and solve this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

HP pavillion dv4-1125nr
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  • bus66 Jan 12, 2009

    I have a customer that bought this laptop and hates vista. I try to load XP it gives me the '' a problem has
    been detected and windows has shutdown to prevent damage''

    how to deal with this?


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I think the new BIOS update released a few days ago was supposed to fix the issues related to this.

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It should have an error code in there somewhere on the screen where it says it's shutting down.

Type that error code into Google and you'll find an array of answers. There's a bunch of things that can cause the problem you listed, but we don't know which one.

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