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post #1 of 17
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I'm guessing it's something to do with the motherboard, but I'm not sure.

Well everything was fine until I got a bsod during windows install. I thought it might be because I was using RAID (The xp disk has slipstreamed raid drivers) and maybe the drivers messed up. I tried installing to a single drive and got an error that a file couldnt be copied from the disk. I've tried the original XP disk aswell which resulted in another bsod. I set the fail safe options in the CMOS to see if something was causing this, and the comp wouldnt post. I've tried using the purple sata ports and the orange sata ports. The problem now is the "cannot copy file" error. I can hit retry and they will copy, but then it was BSOD soon after. I've tried manually setting the RAM timings and bumping all of the voltages one notch. I bumped the FSB, NB, CPU one notch of voltage and the RAM 2 notches. I also tried the same but with the RAM bumped three notches.

So, I'm pretty much stumped...

The specs are the rig in my sig but a Gigabyte DS3 for the motherboard and an Intel 6400 for the CPU.

I've also tried running the ram at both 667 and 533. Bios is whatever the board shipped with (I cant flash it, no floppy drive here). I'll try to get a friend to put the new bios onto a floppy for me for tommorrow.
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post #2 of 17
I think its either your cdrom or the cd itself.
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post #3 of 17
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Now it wont even post after clearing the CMOS. GRRR
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post #4 of 17
Eh powercycle it, unplugg it from the wall for like 2 mins or so. Oh and did you try running everything at stock?
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post #5 of 17
It doesnt sound like a problem with the cd to me. Did you try formatting the drive(s) again?
post #6 of 17
you can update the BIOS on gigabyte boards without a floppy

i went from F2 -> F6 when my floppy wasnt working
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post #7 of 17
Sounds like a defective motherboard.
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post #8 of 17
This happened to me. THe BSOD was caused by the heatsink. Are you usuing the stock heatsink now or the tuniq?
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post #9 of 17
now that he says that, i had the same prob with a friends pc, heatsink was on backwards.
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post #10 of 17
Mine wasnt on wrong just intels pushpin things requires alot of force and it wasnt all the way clicked in
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