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Dace

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I am trying to install a legitimate copy of XP (chinese version) for our software developers to use. I am installing it onto a Dell Dimension 9150. The PC previously had XP (UK version) and worked fine. I get to the Windows install screen but when I try to create a partition I get a Blue Screen with either Stop 0x08e or 0x050 and the error being at setupdd.sys. I have tried replacing the RAM but to no avail. Does anyone know if the Chinese version of XP needs different hardware or have any other ideas?

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happyrock

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Hi Dace ...welcome to Geeks To Go... :)
Bad computer memory is one of the three main reasons for random system failures.. the other two are heat (usually

caused by fans or heatsinks being blocked with dust) or power issues...
first...

lets make sure its not your memory going bad...get memtest +

here....
the lowdown is here..

if you have a floppy drive you can get the 6th one down ...set the bios to boot from the floppy drive A:

first...then the cd drive then the Hard drive C:
or you can get the 2nd one down and burn the ISO file to a cd and then boot it from the cd drive...

if you don't have a burning program that will burn .ISO files go

here and get burncdcc ..a small FAST no frills iso

burning program...

NOTE...do not put a blank cd in until burncdcc opens the tray for you
1. Start BurnCDCC
2. Browse to the ISO file you want to burn on cd/dvd ....in this case its memtest86.iso
3. Select the ISO file
4. click on Start

make sure in the bios the cd drive is the first boot device....put the cd in the cd drive..boot your computer....


let memtest run for at least 2 hours...if it starts showing any errors during that time then you will have

to replace the RAM...no errors after 2 hours just press Esc to end the tests and we will try some other

tests
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