asus a8n-sli premium blue screen

  ttny55 11:48 11 May 08

can anybody please help me.
i have just put together a computer witha a asus a8n-sli premium motherboard with a amd athlon 3800+ processor. i have used my harddrives out of my other computer which has xp installed on it.
when i power up the computer i can access the bios but after the bios screen the screen goes blue flashes a message which doesn't stay long enough to read the restarts i have tried various different memory but to no avail has any one got any ideas?

  wotbus@ 12:28 11 May 08

You need to install your OS onto one of the HDD's.
Although you have XP installed on one of the HDD's, effectively you have a "virgin" PC without an OS as your existing HDD doesn't recognize the new mobo.

  Ashrich 13:18 11 May 08

As wotbus says , you have totally incorrect motherboard drivers loaded , the OS is looking for the old Motherboard , and when it can't find it , it sits down and gives you a huffy blue screen .

Do a repair installation of XP , and it should load basic M/B drivers , then you can load the proper ones from the disc that came with the board .


  ttny55 22:07 15 May 08

thankyou computer is now working

thanks again for your help

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