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Hey guys,
I'm getting a BoD every time I start up. I was getting loads past few days when using my comp (with Win XP Pro) and now after it gives me the option of which XP to use it gives me a choice of how to boot (safe mode, start normally etc.).

Striahgt after choosing any of them, it comes up with a BoD saying:


*** STOP: 0x00000077 (0x82F8DC08, 0xC0000185, 0x00000000, 0x0182E000)

I've checked all the hardware's plugged in properly, any ideas?
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You can use this guide to repair XP

Possibly, you will need to press the start button and keep tapping the delete key, (possibly F2) until the PC enters set up. Change the boot order to CD ROM Drive then hard drive, press F10 then press enter, load the XP CD then type Y then press enter, as it reboots, look for press any key to load from CD, press enter

You will need your XP product key to complete this

The XP Product Key is a 25 character alpha numerical code, which does not include the sequence OEM

If you have audio / video files which are subject to DRM you should check with the provider for known issues with performing an XP repair install

Click this to view the XP Repair Install Guide

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

The XP repair install will look and run as a normal install, however, you must not see a request to format the drive

After running XP Repair you will need to install all Windows Updates

Microsoft Update
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