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Upgraded system keeps rebooting before going into windows

I upgraded my computer, everything seems to be recognized in the start up but just as it is about to go into windows, the system reboots. The motherboard is a winfast NF4SK8AA. Can anyone help me ? Thanks Straw

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What has happened is, because you have upgraded, XP can no longer find the registered serial hardware numbers of the parts you have removed, especially if it's a new motherboard. You will need to repair the windows files by way of using your XP disc. When there are major changes in hardware you have to set your cmos to boot from cdrom, insert your XP disc and when the option to boot from disc shows press enter. Allow the cd to install the installation files, but when prompted instead of pressing enter to install windows, press 'R' to repair instead, at which point your C: drive will be shown, press 'Y' to answer yes to the c drive that needs to be repaired and press enter and allow a system repair, no docs or files will be lost as you are only repairing not formatting and installing.

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Did you upgrade to a new motherboard? If so you need to completely reinstall windows.

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