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Switching processor type in Windows

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Hi, thanks for reading...

I wanted to know if anyone might have any suggestions on how I can get my current copy of Windows (which was installed with a Pentium) to run off of a new AMD x64 system?

I am able to get to the windows boot menu, but whether or select "boot windows normally," "safe mode," etc, windows will crash while booting.

Thank you in advance for your help with this one.

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you can't, it will keep crashing.
Your HAL (Hardware Access Layer) has changed, a very necessary component has been swaped hence it won't communicate properly with that new component, hence will crash.

you need to install it using the AMD processor.
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fraid so, the only hope you had was to run a repair installation the very first time you tried to boot (and that works only about 50 percent of the time). after the first boot, you are in permanent registry corruption land.
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