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Necrotic

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Hey, yesterday i got new MB, CPU and Memory. In that event I decided to wipe my HD. After booting with the Windows 7 CD I got to the place where you decide which HD and partition you want to place your Windows. But when I tried to choose format, it did nothing. And it wouldnt let me continue with the installation. So then I figured I could use another computer and install Windows from there and check if it worked. With the same CD and the same HD (but on other components) it worked perfectly to install Windows from boot. When I then moved the HD back to the new components and tried to boot it once failed to boot Windows normally. When I chose the repair (the other option from starting normally) it tried to fix the startup errors, but was unable to do so. The error message I got was

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: StatusRepairOffline
Problem signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 03: unknown
Problem signature 04: 0
Problem signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem signature 06: 1
Problem signature 07: Bad driver
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.2561
Locale ID: 1033

The new components I bought was:
MB: Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3, P55, Socket-1156
CPU: Intel Core™ i5 Quad Processor i5-750
Memory: Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600MHz 4GB CL8

The older HD im using is Samsung SpinPoint T166 500GB SATA2

I hope someone got a clue about whats going on for I dont :)
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Upon installation, Windows determines the type of hardware that is in the computer and sets-up a compatible HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer). If you later remove this hard drive and insert it in another PC, or install a new motherboard in original PC, the HAL installed on the hard drive may not match the hardware.

Wikipedia > Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL)
http://en.wikipedia....straction_layer

Microsoft > HAL options after Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 Setup
http://support.micro....com/kb/309283/

Microsoft > How to force a Hardware Abstraction Layer during an upgrade or an installation of Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299340


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