using hp parts for a new xp install

June 9, 2009 at 11:44:36
Specs: xp service pack 2
I've been making this computer for a friend with
my old parts. The motherboard and processor
are from an HP computer which i do not have
the recovery disks for.

whenever i try to install xp it goes into system
recovery mode(I think). and then I get this

Blue screen of death
Stop: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524,
0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

any Ideas? Can i get this thing running?

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June 9, 2009 at 11:48:15
Find a list of STOP MESSAGES(BSOD) here:

Then click 7B on the left or right side of that page.

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June 9, 2009 at 11:53:43
Just thinking aloud - maybe BIOS is on the HD, or it has an HP recovery partition which needs swiping.

some other bloke...

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June 9, 2009 at 12:00:53
No it's a new HDD. and the Bios definitely runs from the rom. I think the bios might be forcing a recovery install although i'm trying to install a new installation. because it tried loading windows at the begining

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June 9, 2009 at 12:02:43
Is this is a full version XP CD - or what?

Was the original system from which you have gleaned the parts OK for XP?

Type of drive (EIDE or SATA)?

If one posts that stop message info in google (everything after and including the word "stop") - one gets a range of hits; and most seem to suggest this is related to SATA drive... If you have a SATA drive - have you offered up/installed the drivers for it?

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June 9, 2009 at 12:12:57
How do I install the drivers without an OS?
And yes, It is a SATA HDD it doesn't seam to recognize this hard drive while i'm installing xp.

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June 9, 2009 at 12:37:01
There is point in the installation/setup sequence where you offer up the drivers... In the "olde days.. one popped them in via a floppy; sometimes maybe a CD...; and often today even a usb-stick...

So obtain those drivers from the drive's website; copy to CD or usb stick; wait for the opton to install them; swap out the XP CD and offer the drivers' CD (or usb-stick); then when dun with that... restore the XP CD (if you used a CD for the drivers) and continue installation?

There are numerous "how to do this" on the www... e.g.

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