Problems installing windows XP

I'm hoping someone might have an ideal about troubleshooting my problem.  I just assembled a new system,  details are below.  When I attempt to install windows, I consistantly get a "blue screen of death". It will start up normally,  bring me thru the windows installation screens, format the hard drive, and start to load the OS files,  but shortly into loading to OS files (around 5-8 %) the dreaded blue screen comes up.  I would like some ideals on what to try next to figure out the problem.  I have done several builds and never experienced this problem before,  the only thing different on this build is that I went to a SATA drive and PCI Express video card.  Any ideals would be greatly appreciated

Motherboard :Asus P5SD2-X
SATA Harddrive: Seagate 160 Gig
Video Card : MSI 6200
Memory : 1 gig
Processor : Intel Pentium 4  540   3.2 Ghz
DVD +/- RW Drive

What do the experts think????? Bad Hard Drive?  Bad DVD Drive? Some thing else?  Thanks
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MarkConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Are you installing XP with SP2. If not then there may be a problem with the PCI express video. If you dont have SP2 on the XP install disk, you can do a slipstream copy to include SP2 on the install disk. A guide on how to do this can be found here.
http://www.theeldergeek.com/slipstreamed_xpsp2_cd.htm
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jamietonerCommented:
what error are you getting on the blue screen?
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rindiCommented:
Test your RAM using memtest86+. For that download the UBCD as it includes other usefull diag tools too.

http://ultimatebootcd.com
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mluther223Author Commented:
Thanks for the suggestions..... I will try both tonight when I get home (unfortunately I'm stuck at work right now), and I'll report how it works tomorrow
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nobusCommented:
as said by rindi, those faults can be caused by Ram, but also by a bad cd , or a bad cd drive.
You can make a copy of the cd to test it, and use that, or try another cd drive
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mluther223Author Commented:
Well Good News...... SparkMaker was right.... once I slipstreamed SP2 I was able to install the OS......  I had additional problems, the SATA drive was causing crashes, that were remedied by a bios update.  The Machine is running perfectly.  Thanks Sparkmaker
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MarkCommented:
Glad to help
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