new install xp wont work

  wobbler 15:27 11 Sep 09
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My Pc, a dell, got a nasty virus so i decided to reload Xp from DVD as the dell re install had previouly been damaged. The pC is equipped with 2 sata drives so i removed the main one with all my data on and reformatted the 2nd drive and reinstalled it as the primary drive.When i reboot using my Xp disc it loads the files and then i get the BSOD with an 0x0000007e error message and I cant get passed it. I would like some ideas on how to resolve this problem

  Graham. 15:30 11 Sep 09
  wobbler 20:58 11 Sep 09

followed that link and still no good, cannot get xp to reload

  lotvic 21:37 11 Sep 09

It might be..
Did you insert the third party drivers for your SATA HDD by pressing F6 when prompted (at bottom of setup screen) while installing from the winXP cd?

  wobbler 21:41 11 Sep 09

I did , but when prompted i realised i had no driver disk. Is it possible to get them from anywhere?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23:30 11 Sep 09

Yes they are on your motherboard driver cd but they need coying to a floppy.

  wobbler 09:49 12 Sep 09

Dell didnt supply the MB disk and the PC has no floppy drive

  Quiller. 09:55 12 Sep 09

You should be able to download the drivers from the dell website.

click here

  Quiller. 09:56 12 Sep 09

You can put the drivers onto a usb stick and load them from there.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:22 12 Sep 09

Make a slipstream CD of XP and drivers using nlite click here you can also add the latest service pack to the slipstream CD.

  wobbler 13:13 15 Sep 09

I made the disc as staed but still get the same problem or if i press F6 when booting from xp disc it requestes the raid driver from the A: drive, which i havent got!!

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