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Hey guys , my wifes mothers computer keeps rebooting everytime it tries to boot windows. Bios works fine and i can even boot from the windows disc just fine but it wont load windows. The pc had xp home but i tried upgrading it with a clean install of xp pro and it still wont boot. Im assuming its the ram from what iv been gathering on various other threads , but i wanted to see if anyone else has any ideas. Its a P4 , 512mb of 400mhz ddr ram , 250gb hdd and integrated video. Thanks again guys.
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Try running just one stick of ram and see if it loads. Also you should take the harddrive out and put it in another computer and boot from that harddrive to make sure nothing is wrong with windows.
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Try running just one stick of ram and see if it loads. Also you should take the harddrive out and put it in another computer and boot from that harddrive to make sure nothing is wrong with windows.
Its funny , it only has 1 stick of ram lol
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Burn a copy of memtest 86 and boot from it too test the ram.Once that is ruled out,you can look elsewhere.
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Burn a copy of memtest 86 and boot from it too test the ram.Once that is ruled out,you can look elsewhere.

Good idea , ill try that out +rep
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