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ASUS P5N-E SLI AND A GF7600 ..BOOTING PROBLEMS ..CORRUPTS

Guys i really need your help after problems with my ecs board and set up i thought sod it build a new one anyway ,.im using my old drives on my new build i built it today along with a new gt 7600 gt pointof view card

i cant boot into windows gets so far in safe mode then restarts same in normal mode,,then u get scrabled graphics like my graphics card is up the pan,,,im not sure its a bios issue with my new asus p5n-e -sli is there anything i can check in the bios ,,or update..its a new board new cpu new graphics card and case...as i say i can get into bios..but for some reason its boots then for 30 secs reboots or goes into scrambled graphics ...i tryed different memory same probs...so werid....puling my hair out here :)

Think i need to resinstall windows? ..not too sure..

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    gazzauk Nov 30, 2007

    ok good one ive only send the graphics card back well u never know..even when i tried a fresh install of xp it was flickering all the wey intstall so could be what you say im not sure ..any info its greatful cheers dude

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007

    when i turn on the power it just freez at the ASUS P4P800 SE logo,it cant go to the bios set up so  what can i do.

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Yes once you change the hardware especially motherboard and graphic cards you must reinstall the OS. It would be better if you format the harddisk completely(atleast the system drive) before using it.

So try to install windows again

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Hi, trying to boot from your old drives is the problem.
The Boot sequence for your new board are different from the ol one. Your sequence to get your system going is to load the mobo drivers first, then run your XP disk again and at the second prompt select REPAIR this will run the same as a normal install but should save your existing data and settings.
One problem you may have is activating XP as Microsoft do not approve of multi installs and the new board will show as a different computer.
Regards mistyman

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