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Upgrade installation issue

2.6 GHZ P4, 1 Meg of Ram. I'm trying to install XP Home Upgrade on a new HD. Do I have to actually install another OS to upgrade from? It is my understanding all that was needed was verify that I had the installation disk (in this case ME). When I put the XP install disk in the CD drive, it goes thru the process of installing the different componets but right after it reads "starting windows" I get the blue screen of death, stateing that an error has occured and I can't install the OS. In the failure message I get 0x0000007B. Any ideas?

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Thanks R. Proffitt. "I" was the problem. When I tried to do the clean install, I neglected to reinstall the drivers for the motherboard. The code also applies to drivers. Fortunately I don't do this very often, and I tend to forget stuff. I do appreciate your willingness to help.

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