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Just put together A780GM-A MOBO With dual processor amd and used my harddrive from my old system. It comes up to cmos setup, but it won't boot to windows. It comes up with the screen that ask you if you want to start in safe mode, but won't start from any of them. It also has a low beep followed by a high pitched beep everytime it tries to boot.

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  • chrismcclure Feb 05, 2009

    Thanks man, I took your advice and picked up a new hard drive and installed windows 7 trial version, worked great.

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That mean you if you put a hardisk into the mobo but you never format the disk along with the mobo you need to do so. you need to format/install win xp/vista on the hard drive so that it can work with the mobo.
So here is the point, if you have a new mobo, whenever you put hardisk on it, you must format the hardisk with win xp/vista.

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