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Repeating Startup I have a new problem with a new set-up. I just installed a new motherboard and cpu. Finished formating the HDD and upgrading to XP SP3. I installed the video drivers and MS office, restarted the and everything was fine. I installed a fire wall (Zone Alarm Pro) and drivers for the sound card. Now the computer is locked into a repeating start up. I gets all the way to the desk top, I get a message about activating the fire wall, then the system resets itself and goes back through the same procedure. Win XP SP3 Motherboard: Asus M3A78 Pro CPU: Athlon X2 6500 Memory: 1G DDR2 667 HDD: Maxtor 160G

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The first thing is to make sure that you did not use quick format,
then after the OS is installed you have to install the chipset drivers
for the motherboard, then you install the graph drivers, then sound,then lan, So I would say the best thing to do is go to asus
find your board and download all the drivers, Asus is the top board on the market and there site is awesome and have all the drivers you need. So reinstall windows,no quick format,also, when you see the page to setup windows,look down and pick delete the drive,then it asks you two more times,pick yes, the you will see the same page
with the drive showing a little white box, pick apply, this will set the full size of the hard drive, then you see the drive,(C--new raw)
now install windows to this and format. when all is done, install your chipset driver,restart system and so on. Hope this helps.

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U Will Have to Work in Safe Mode:
Press F8 Continuisly on Startup.
Go to Safe Mode:
Uninstall Unwanted Applications
Helped.Or Reformat;

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