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Windows XP Help!!!

by brian2309 / February 29, 2008 4:54 PM PST

I am rebuilding my computer, the only things I have replaced are the motherboard and processor (motherboard = Intel

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For one thing XP
by lacsr / February 29, 2008 7:49 PM PST
In reply to: Windows XP Help!!!

Does not like the situation it is in. You more than likely will need to do a "repair install" since you replaced the motherboard, unless you had the same model and make before. Just boot to the Windows XP disk and do the install from the screen after the software finds the established install and asks if you what to do the repair or reformat. You can then install the motherboard drives after the repair is completed. Do not use the first screen repair or you get the recovery console. Hopefully you do not have an OEM version, as that will not allow the reinstall.

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Two things to try.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 29, 2008 11:27 PM PST
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1. Re keyboard. Boot SAFE MODE, remove all keyboard and mice in the device manager. I decline to write a step by step for this and other steps.

2. Re moving the OS. Type CHANGE MOTHERBOARD AND SAVE XP OPERATING SYSTEM in google.com. See what others have found.

3. If you EVER installed mouse or keyboard "drivers" above and beyond what Windows has, you need to research what these installed.

Bob

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