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When I try to install windows xp, i get a blue screen right before the final part of the installation saying that my mobo bios aren't ACPI compatible or something. so now im trying to recover the bios but i cant do it. when i try to recover with the cd, it says there arent any drivers and gives me soem free-dos options i dont understand. When i try to recover from a floppy, i make it a ms-dos bootable floppy but then the bios wont fit on the floppy.

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Make sure ACPI is enabled under the power options in your bios if you have not done so already.
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also it helps if you are installing xp with service pack 2 integrated. I ran into the same problem. xp service pack 1 gives issues.
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ok the acpi thing in bios worked, thanks tub
    
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