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ACPI.SYS Corrupt message help plz

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I just got a new (well used) Socket A motherboard to replace my sucky Chaintech mobo, Soyo Dragon VIA mobo. I went to do a repair on my windows install and when its booting the cd i get an error message right around when its booting that says ACPI.SYS is Corrupt message restart now or something like that. And i can't do anything. When booting into windows i get a blue screen right before the windows xp loading screen and it BSOD's and restarts automaticly. What to do?
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im not sure but i think you should reinstall windows, this mobo i think differs way to much from your old one,..installing a new mobo, without reinstalling windows,....it works sometimes....not always
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post #4 of 8
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I am trying to do that. In the windows cd instal screen at the bottom where it says loading such and such files, it gets to pci bus then it says acpi.sys is corrupt. This is in the windows instal cd screen, keep in mind. not in windows its self
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is there an ACPI option in the bios? (under the power tab i suspect) if so turn it on....
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post #6 of 8
what motherboard do you have now ? a bios flash to the latest version one can help
    
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post #7 of 8
If you're changing chipsets, a repair install is not possible. You would have to reinstall Windows, but you can do what I do, it's just not as stable as a fresh install.

- Run Windows install, let it run and install it like you usually do, apart from formatting. Just skip the part where it asks you to format, and when you start the real installation it will ask you to choose a different folder or delete your current folder.
What you want to do is to delete the current one, and go like you usually do.
That's what I did when I lastly changed mobo.
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post #8 of 8
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Heh well i couldn't even load windows install but my cd was F'ed but i got a new cd but this new motherboard is *****y about things, oh well it has all the bells and wistles to overclock my 3200 but it just says unkown procesor but... i bet i just need a bios flash
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