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Black screen? WTH?

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Ok installed Linux Fedora, liked it but need Windows. So pop in Windows XP cd, it boots and after it says Inspecting computers hardware bam! black screen, any ideas why? Specs are Athlon 64 X2 4200+, 2gb ram, 535watt PSu, 7600GS, mobo is an ECS NFORCE4MA. Linux worked fine and loaded fine why wont windows?
Mild Core lol
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 550 Unlocked X4 790GX 8800gt 4GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB and Dual 250GB Dual DVDRW Lightscribe Windows 7 37" Viore LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
eMachines Multimedia Rosewill 750 Watt Thermaltake Motzart Belkin optical 
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Mild Core lol
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 550 Unlocked X4 790GX 8800gt 4GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB and Dual 250GB Dual DVDRW Lightscribe Windows 7 37" Viore LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
eMachines Multimedia Rosewill 750 Watt Thermaltake Motzart Belkin optical 
Mouse Pad
Yes lol 
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did you reformat the hdd before trying to install windows?
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