Solved problem ::::urgent!!!!!!!!

May 22, 2011 at 11:43:51
Specs: Windows Vista, intel core i3 cpu
I have purchased kingston 4 gb ddr3 ram , a new motherboard and cpu my computer works very slow with windows vista which I had downloaded from the net.it boots all right. I have a few problems :
firstly it does not produce a beep on booting. I can hear a beep on removing the ram.
secondly I am unable to install windows xp sp2 it shows
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Please help.Its really urgent.....

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#1
May 22, 2011 at 12:56:24
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In short, you broke it. Here's why and how....
All electrical supply MUST be removed BEFORE working inside the case. The beep is the signal power was still "on" when you removed the chips. I'm surprised the RAM and mainboard / CPU are still working. Usually this kills both the memory controller and the memory module, which may be in part why Windows XP will not install; there is a hardware fault. The memory controller is embedded in the CPU.

Read the papers/manual that come with this equipment, follow the static electricity prevention rules and follow the directions for install in the manuals.

Looking at the screen shot, searching the install error number (you can do this too)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324103
Boot-Sector Viruses
You may receive a "Stop 0x0000007B" error message if your computer is infected with a boot-sector virus.
Maybe this is the problem "windows vista which I had downloaded from the net". Perhaps it included a free virus?

This is the expensive way to learn, but still effective. You now know the things to watch for. Do it better this time.


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#2
May 22, 2011 at 14:46:40
Maybe this is the problem "windows vista which I had downloaded from the net". Perhaps it included a free virus?

Almost certainly. As you downloaded it it was a pirated version and when it comes to installing pirated software you are on your own.

Stuart


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#3
May 22, 2011 at 19:22:14
can I still apply for warranty for the board and the ram?????
and I am pretty sure that I switched off the computer(not the main power) before I removed the ram.......
and also I am not able to format my hard disk using windows 98 disk......please tell if formatting would help....if yes then how can I do it????I think as the partition is in ntfs file system so the frormat command is not working......
and still if I remove the ram, It produces a beep(after turning off the power this time!!!!!).

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#4
May 22, 2011 at 19:36:51
Sorry, you screwed up by telling us that you downloaded a pirated version of Windows. Like StuartS said, you're on your own. You'll get no help here.

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#5
May 22, 2011 at 20:09:58
In windows 98 disk using fdisk on trying to delete the extended dos partition says that there are logical drives so the partition cant be deleted....But when I try to delete or even see information for the logical drives it says that no logical drives are defined..I was thinking there might be something wrong with the hard disk.....
Somebody please tell what can I do best and that costs me the least.........

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#6
May 22, 2011 at 20:12:12
In windows 98 disk using fdisk on trying to delete the extended dos partition says that there are logical drives so the partition cant be deleted....But when I try to delete or even see information for the logical drives it says that no logical drives are defined..I was thinking there might be something wrong with the hard disk.....
Somebody please tell what can I do best and that costs me the least.........

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#7
May 22, 2011 at 20:22:54
can I still apply for warranty for the board and the ram?????
and I am pretty sure that I switched off the computer(not the main power) before I removed the ram.......
and also I am not able to format my hard disk using windows 98 disk......please tell if formatting would help....if yes then how can I do it????I think as the partition is in ntfs file system so the frormat command is not working......
and still if I remove the ram, It produces a beep(after turning off the power this time!!!!!).

In windows 98 disk using fdisk on trying to delete the extended dos partition says that there are logical drives so the partition cant be deleted....But when I try to delete or even see information for the logical drives it says that no logical drives are defined..I was thinking there might be something wrong with the hard disk.....
please tell what can I do best and that costs me the least.........


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#8
May 22, 2011 at 21:22:14
Your hardware is probably OK.

If you're worried about a bootsector virus, boot up with the 98 bootdisk and at the a:\> prompt type fdisk/mbr and enter. Do it twice. That'll refresh the master boot record and should overwrite any virus there.

You don't need to use the 98 disk to partition or format. Use the XP disk. Boot up with it and choose to do the install. When it asks where, it'll allow you to delete all the partitions. Do that and continue with the install. It'll ask about installing in the now empty space. Do that.

Your problems installing XP may not be because of a virus but rather the new hardware you're using. If that's the case you'll get the BSOD again. But if it all goes right you're still going to need XP drivers to set up the remaining hardware. Check the motherboard manufacturer's site.

Ding dong the witch is dead. . . .


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#9
May 23, 2011 at 08:48:22
yeah I think that there might be something wrong with my ram....If the case is as stated in the first reply......can I apply for the warranty???????

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#10
May 23, 2011 at 09:09:38
please give ur email id if possible.....else please could you tell what can i do best?????????and at the lowest cost.......the board still gives a beep sound if the amis not there......

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#11
May 23, 2011 at 19:28:46
The wrong ram won't damage anything, well unless you damaged something while you were fiddling around inside the case. We don't handle warranty issues here. If you want to RMA it back to the manufacturer, go ahead. They might give you a new motherboard because it's cheaper for them to do that than to do diagnostics on the old one. Who knows.

But if I were you I'd put the original ram back in--whatever you used when you installed the OS before. Then I'd try the XP install as I mentioned in # 8.

Ding dong the witch is dead. . . .


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#12
May 24, 2011 at 02:58:13
well i have purchased a new board as well as a new ram....so no question of using earlier ram.......

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#13
May 24, 2011 at 19:56:28
OK, I don't get it. You had vista installed but it was slow so you tried to install XP but couldn't because of the blue screen. Now you fear the blue screen is because of a boot sector virus. So why do you think you have a hardware problem? Is there something else going on?

You mentioned not getting an initial beep. Does that mean your system is dead or nothing is showing on the monitor? If so then say that. Usually no-beep is bad but not all motherboards give the 'OK' beep. The fact it beeps when there's no memory is normal. In that case the beeps mean, 'hey there's no memory installed."

Otherwise, if you're worried about the virus then, since you have the 98 bootdisk, do the fdisk/mbr and try the XP install again.

Ding dong the witch is dead. . . .


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#14
May 24, 2011 at 20:25:29
look....I purchased everything new except of the hard disk.......so when at first I tried to install xp,,,,the blue screen appeared......I wanted to just ask if there is something wrong with my hardware........and I tried fdisk/mbr...it did not work........My windows vista is running fine......no problems with booting....I was just curious after the first reply that I might have broken something........

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#15
May 24, 2011 at 20:45:33
I think when you said you weren't getting a beep on startup that threw everyone off because usually that means nothing is happening and you have a bad motherboard and/or power supply.

But yours is working so your hardware should all be OK.

As far as vista running slow; some motherboards don't handle a lot of ram well. So if you're running 4 gig of ram try dropping that to 2 gig and see how it works.

Ding dong the witch is dead. . . .


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#16
May 25, 2011 at 00:03:44
I have intel dh61ww motherboard, kingston 4gb ddr3 ram, intel core i3 processor 3.1 Mhz......But why am I not able to install xp??????

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#17
May 25, 2011 at 00:54:11
My only guess for that is what I mentioned in # 8 above--that XP can't set up some critical piece of newer hardware you're using. For one thing, that's too much ram for XP to know what to do with but I don't know if that in itself will cause the BSOD. Hopefully others with more experience will post in.

Ding dong the witch is dead. . . .


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#18
October 6, 2011 at 04:38:39
I too have a same problem with Intel core i3 2100 3.10GHz processor and Intel DH61WW motherboard and a 4GB DDR3 Memory but the only difference is that I'm using a Windows 7 Ultimate on my PC
The problem with my PC is that It boots slowly and after start up it hangs very often,lags...etc
Earlier on the first day of install everything worked perfectly but suddenly on the next day the performance decreased
Please help me with the problem i'm facing

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#19
October 6, 2011 at 10:07:40
It's best to start a new thread so more people will see it and give more advice. Start here:

http://www.computing.net/hardware/w...


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