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XP 64bit hangs at end of install


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Hi again, It's been a while since my last visit, I guess that's a good thing. Here's the problem this time: I just installed a new MOBO identical to the old one, warrantee replacement, and I'm having a problem with the install of the OS. I do the complete format, then everything goes great till it gets to the saving settings portion. At about 4 minutes left I get an error message "virtual memory low" then the screen goes blue, not the BSOD blue, but the regular windows install background blue. The error message stays there till I click on the blank box in the middle of the message box. I would assume that box should have OK or some other acknoledgement in it. After that the machine just stays like that. I have tried several attempts at the installation, with no luck. Just for some background on the machine, ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe, Athlon X64 6000+, 4GB Crucial Ballistix, 2 Nvidia EN6800GS 512MB video, Audigy 2ZX, WD 320GB SATA, MAxtor 300GB SATA, Pioneer D111 optical, and one other drive I can't think of the name.

Any info will be greatly appreciated. TIA
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Well, seeing as no one had any ideas, I tried a few things. First I put the original 4600+ back in with no luck. Then I did a bios update, they came out with one just last week, no luck there either. On a whim, I took 2GB of memory out and for some reason it worked. The POST showed all 4GB in there and win x64 supports the full memory, but it just wouldn't take. I'm all set now. You can close this topic out.
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