Boot problem

By crofty
Sep 1, 2006
  1. I just upgraded my mother board to a P5gpl-x, my graphics card to a ati x1900xt and my power supply to 580w. I kept my ram (DDR400), hard drive and cd drive. But now as i try to boot it up, it just get to the screen asking if i want to start windows in safe mode etc. Then it will try to boot and the windows loading screen will flash up but then go back to the start-up screen showing what type my motherboard is and then back into a loop of going to the safe mode screen and so on.
    Is it harddrive incompatiblity or what?
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Your problem is likely caused by your hard drive having the drivers for your old mobo etc. These won`t work with your new hardware.

    Try doing a Windows repair as per this thread HERE.

    If that doesn`t help, you should be prepared to reformat and reinstall from scratch.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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