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WinXP Repair incomplete, BSOD on startup, and can't run safe mode.

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Hi all,

I've recently changed my mainboard and CPU over from Intel to AMD chipsets, and upgraded to 4gb RAM, from 2.

Upon loading WinXP the first time I got a BSOD on bootup, so I entered Safe Mode to install mainboard drivers. Drivers installed, safe mode was fine.
Attempting to boot again gave the same BSOD, so I assumed (probably incorectly) that I should run a Repair install.

The windows repair finished its first phase until it needed to reboot, but was then interrupted by GRUB - I run a dual boot with Linux (which handles the new chipset and RAM just fine).

So, WinXP never got to finalize its repair install.
If I try to boot to safe mode I get an error telling me "Windows Setup cannot be run in Safe Mode. Setup will now reboot." And I'm forced to reboot.

and when I attempt to boot XP , blue screen again.

I'd really like to get through this without having to format the partition.
The only information the BSOD gives is

***STOP: 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0xF7627750, OxF78A242C, 0xF78A2128)

Any ideas?
I've also tried bootcfg /rebuild in the windows recovery console - no luck, as well as os-prober and rebuilding GRUB's config in linux. no luck.
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Whenever you make a significant hardware change, such as swapping the board and chip, you MUST do a clean install of Windows.
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As stated.....The only clear and easy way after a hardware change (especially a main board) is a reformat and reload.
The drivers that belong to the old board are conflicting with the new board. The new board needs its own drivers.
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