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I searched a little but didnt find anything. I just upgraded my video card from a 7900gs to a 7950gt and upgraded my processor from a 3200+ to a new 4200+x2. First time I booted everyting worked fine. I booted in and updated drivers etc. When it rebooted it would not boot into XP. Wierd thing is my Vista RC1 works fine, and thats what gave me problems before when I upgraded my mobo. I just don't know what to do. Even safe mode and last known good config don't boot. I can boot up with the XP cd and go into the recovery console but it asks for the admin password, which I never chose one, and I wouldn't really know what to do in there anyways. Anyone got any ideas?
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I would greatly recommend you reinstall xp as changing a motherboard is a big thing also its better to start things all fresh. btw if you didnt set an admin pass it is just blank
    
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I would def suggest reinstalling windows when you switch from single to dual core.
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When I switched Cpu fromm3500+ to4200+dual core everything seemed to work ok,but I did reinstall windows about aweek later and was amazed how much better it ran after reinstallation
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Alrighty sounds like I'll have to reinstall like I had to with Vista. Thanks for the replies.
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