Windows setup screen then goes to error

By jasonmeacham
Nov 22, 2009
  1. Hi this is my first post I'm trying to install a new hard drive and reinstall xp error code is stop 0x0000007e (a bunch of other #'s ) if you need more info let me know.

    Thanks for your help

    now i took out 1 ram stick and I got driver_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Are you also removing the partitions during the XP clean (?) install?

    Here's a couple of guides on that:

    Microsoft's Windows XP Professional Repair Install step by step (* Including Delete Partition)

    Microsoft's Windows XP Home Repair Install step by step (* Including Delete Partition)

    * Warning deleting the Partition will remove all User data and Windows system files


    Note you may also have faulty Ram, here's a guide to test your Ram:
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