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Help: Just upgraded PC and will not boot into Windows

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Hey guys,

So I just upgraded my cousin's computer. He had,
AMD X2 4000
Corsair XMS2 1GB
Rosewill 500w PSU
WD 160GB
eVGA 7600GT

to
Intel E2180
DFI DK P35 T2RS
XIGMATEK HDT-S963
-->I did NOT reinstall Windows for this.

I turned it on, went right into the BIOS, manually set it for 200x10, left voltages all on default settings, rebooted, and it froze when it got to XP login screen...

Everytime Window's would post, it would freeze or restart. I have no idea what it could be.

Anyone?
Edited by PeaceMaker - 7/5/08 at 11:41pm
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post #2 of 9
New motherboard. You need to reinstall windows.

And from what it sounds like, your title is wrong. It is passing the POST, but just not booting into windows. That is due to a completely different chipset change.
post #3 of 9
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Originally Posted by TnB= Gir View Post
New motherboard. You need to reinstall windows.

And from what it sounds like, your title is wrong. It is passing the POST, but just not booting into windows. That is due to a completely different chipset change.
+rep - thanks for quick reply

Are you sure about this?
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post #4 of 9
Power off the system and flash the BIOS manually using the jumper (refer to mobo manual)

edit: it might be the drivers as Gir said.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
+rep - thanks for quick reply

Are you sure about this?
He's basically right on the money

Same thing happened to me when I put a new mobo in my cousins computer.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
+rep - thanks for quick reply

Are you sure about this?
Positive.
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+rep to all! Thank's for the help. I know what I have to do tomorrow! Hopefully it OC's well.
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Its only "most likely" the motherboard. I went from IP35 Pro to my DQ6 without having to reinstall anything. Still using the same windows install..
    
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Originally Posted by Clinic View Post
Its only "most likely" the motherboard. I went from IP35 Pro to my DQ6 without having to reinstall anything. Still using the same windows install..
It's the chipsets themselves that make it necessary for a reinstall. Such as going from a 965 to a x38. Or an even more drastic change from an AMD chipset to Intel.
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