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Windows stops booting with new motherboard

Just installed a shuttle AB48PN motherboard and it starts to load windows but stops and restarts

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There are probably driver issues, i am guessing that the motherboard is the only change. you can use your windows install CD to boot into windows then install the motherboard drivers from there.

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