Windows XP Will not load on new motherboard and cpu

I recently took out my 80 gig hard drive with Windows XP Pro installed from my old computer and put the hard drive in another computer with and AMD Atholon cpu and a new motherboard. For some reason when I turn the computer it will ask me if I want to start windows normally or start in safe etc. then when I choose either one of the choices the computer screen will go black and for 1 sec then you can see the windows xp loading sign then the computer restarts itself! Does anyone have any idea what could be the problem?
NFS-KIDAsked:
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MrArubaCommented:
When you do a major Hardware switch then winxp needs to be reinstalled again.
So you need to do a repair installation of win xp :

http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Hi NFS-KID,

This is normal, windows will not like the sudden change of hardware and fail on you with a memmorydump. (you won't see the BSOD as the computer is set to automatically reboot)
If you want to use the installation from your old computer on your new computer, you'll have to do some work.

How to Move a Windows XP Installation to Different Hardware  
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314070

Or The Fatal_Exception way:
http://65.24.134.81/KipSolutions/MovingXPNewMotherboard/MovingXP.htm

In any way, first move back the harddisk to the old system. From there you can do about anything.

Greetings,

LucF

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NFS-KIDAuthor Commented:
Yes but when I boot from the Windows XP installation cd it loads for a bit in the blue screen then at the bottom it say Starting Windows then its restarts itself and goes throught it again
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MrArubaCommented:
you need to do a re-installation of xp, follow what it says on the link i provided
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
NFS-KID,
Again, can you please move the harddisk back to the old hardware and then start from there, if the winXP installation cd won't even load on the new hardware you'll have a terrible job recovering.

LucF
NFS-KIDAuthor Commented:
Ok LucF I went to the link you gave me but now in dos iit says "Verifying DMI Pool Data" then it says "disk read error press ctrl-alt-del to restart"
MrArubaCommented:
bit quick to accept answers hey :-)
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
NFS-KID,
No problem, please let me know up until what point you where doing fine and I'm sure we'll be able to get it fixed. (and which of the two links you used)

In the mean time, you might want to post a note at http:/Community_Support/ to have this question reopened as obviously it isn't solved yet.

LucF
NFS-KIDAuthor Commented:
I tried this link

The Fatal_Exception way:
http://65.24.134.81/KipSolutions/MovingXPNewMotherboard/MovingXP.htm

Then when I did the "Easy way to Swap Out a Motherboard" and switched the hard drive back it gave me this error "disk read error press ctrl-alt-del to restart"

Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Ok, is this a Serial-ATA drive or SCSI drive?
Have you tried connecting the harddisk to the old or new motherboard?

LucF
NFS-KIDAuthor Commented:
This is a Serial-ATA harddrive and yes I have tried connecting it to the old motherboard and I works fine
MrArubaCommented:
you 'll need to re-open your question otherwise only LucF and I can help you. Other Experts won't see this topic because it's not in the questions awaiting answers list.
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
I meant, does it still work with the original motherboard even after the change?
This as at this moment you've installed the most basic IDE controller driver (so not a SATA driver) which is most likely the reason you're having these troubles at the moment. (I'll notify FE to add this to his page)

Best thing to try now is to boot into recovery console (make sure to install the SATA drivers at the beginning of the installation) then, try FIXBOOT.

LucF
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
If that doesn't help, you'll have to manually go back to the original SATA drive by performing a system restore:
HOW TO: Start the System Restore Tool from a Command Prompt in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=304449

LucF
NFS-KIDAuthor Commented:
How do I boot into the recovery console beacuse even if I try to boot to the Windows XP installation cd it says "A disk read error occured press ctrl-alt-del to restart".
NFS-KIDAuthor Commented:
What if I formated my hard drive would that work?
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
>>if I try to boot to the Windows XP installation cd it says "A disk read error occured press ctrl-alt-del to restart".<<
Just wondering... is your BIOS set to boot from the cd-rom drive? Or is your system still trying to boot from the harddisk?

LucF
NFS-KIDAuthor Commented:
No I set it to boot from the CD-ROM first and if I formated my hard rive would it work with the new motherboard?
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Yeah, if you don't care about the information which is on the drive at the moment, of course, the easiest and best way out is always to do a clean installation as it'll make sure no junk from the previous installation is left.

LucF
Fatal_ExceptionSystems EngineerCommented:
Uh-Oh...  I do need to update my page and let everyone know that this method is to be used only for IDE drives...  Sry about that guys...

I have never attempted to move a SATA System Partition drive to a new motherboard, but I wonder...  If you placed the drive in a new computer, then booted to your XP OS CDrom, and hit F6...  Then installed the SATA drivers from the Motherboard disk..  Let it finish going through the setup...  Once you get to the First Setup window, elect to reboot, take out the XP Cdrom..  It should boot to Windows, should it not?

FE
Fatal_ExceptionSystems EngineerCommented:
Also, make sure your boot menu in the BIOS is set to boot to that SATA drive too....
chriskchambersCommented:
you will need to reinstall your XP, as then you first install your system it records a few details into a file and set up a SID ID, this stops people stealing you hard driver and placing it into a new machine.

you can download a SID remover and then move the hard drive. and when u place it into a new machine then it will look for the XP CD and reinstall the SID.
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