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Mattie_90

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OK, I just fitted a new motherboard/CPU/RAM. I connected them to my old HDD and its having problems, it will get to the boot screen where the blue bar is going across the screen, it takes a long time, then a full full screen flashes for a split second and the whole computer restarts. I can get into windows when in 'safe mode', I try to install all the new drivers but my driver disc doesn't think its the right motherboard. Also when i start the computer in safe mode with networking, it asks for me to go into normal windows and register windows.

I think I have to install windows from scratch but came here to seek advice from people who know what they are talking about.

Any guidance or advice would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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snooker

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Hi ... A clean fresh install is always the best method but you also can do a repair install if you want to keep your data and stuff .

http://michaelsteven...pairinstall.htm

Edited by snooker, 12 June 2008 - 05:22 PM.

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wannabe1

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Hi Mattie_90...

After a hardware change like that, you'll need to do a Repair Installation to set up the new hardware.

As snooker said, a clean install is a good way to go, but all that's necessary is the repair.

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