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Page Fault Errors when loading XP

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NeoXP

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#1
I am having a hard time trying to install XP Pro. I have set xp pro up on a number of computers and I am using the same process. It is a brand new computer w/ an unpartitioned drive and I am using xp to format the drive and use NTFS. I have stripped down the computer to the bear essentials of all brand new hardware. I am using an Asus A7M266 (I did flash the bios) w/ an AMD Thunderbird 1.33 Ghz w/ a Maxtor 60gig hd, a Geforce 3 TI500, a TDK 32x Burner and a Floppy. After booting to the xp pro cd (Legit copy) and formatting the drive to NTFS is when the problem happens. It starts to "Create a list of files to copy..." and then immediately goes to an BSOD error screen stating Invallid Page Fault..."turn off bios cache and shadowing". I have tried several different configs and still cannot get paste this point. I have even flashed back to the orig bios. Does any have any information on what might cause this error or what I have to disable in the bios. Thnx!! :confused:
 
#2
Hmm, It sounds like it could be a ram problem...if you have 2 sticks of ram or any other source of ram you could try you might wanna do that :(
 
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NeoXP

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#3
That was the 1st thing I tried. The setup I have right now is as follows:

Asus A7M266 w/ 1.33 Ghz
256mb (I have the other 256 that is not installed)
Maxtor 60 Gig HD
GeForce 3 TI500
TDK 32x Burner
Floppy Drive
Windows XP Pro Full

Does anyone know what cache or shadowing configuration that the error might be refering to? The only thing that I could find was the "Shadow Configuration" in the bios and all of that is disabled. :rolleyes:
 
#4
Are you getting any particular stop codes or other information in the bsod? What exactly is it saying? I look for 'invalid page fault' and can't seem to find anything directly XP related.

My first instinct goes with what Qumahlin says... try installing the sticks in other slots, etc.
 
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amphrodite

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#5
try underclock you CPU ..

10x100 instead of 10x133

I have similar experience with 2 similar MB one is an overclocked Duron 933 and the other T-Bird 1.2 G

T-Bird will not installed no matter what I did..including BIOS update!

In the end .. I just ghost the Duron image over
and it works !
Now T-bird is running @10x133 :)


weird ?
 
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NeoXP

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#6
I had a bad xp cd....I went to the store and exchanged xp and now the process went through perfect. Thanks to all that tried to help!
 

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