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MSI K9MM-V and ATHLON 64X2 4000+ CPU

My son updated his computer with an MSI K9MM-V motherboard and AMD Athlon 64X2 4000+ processor. He also added DDR2 memory (PNY PC2-5300). When he tries to boot up, he is getting the same screen asking to select safe mode, etc. After making a selection, it comes right back to the same screen. He has tried contacting MSI, but hasn't gotten a return call yet. I did some research and it seems to be pointing to the BIOS. He has reset everything, but it didn't correct the problem. We're wondering if possibly the memory is not compatible, but don't have anything else on hand. Any help will be appreciated.

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Re: MSI K9MM-V and ATHLON 64X2 4000+ CPU

If he has changed motherboard then he will most likely need to reinstall xp/vista as the chipset drivers will be different for it.

What mb/cpu did he have before?

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