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Win2K Froze on Startup

By VNCoder ·
Hello all,
I've just brough a new AMD 1.2G with Gigabytes motherboard. After I've put them in, tried to boot up Win2K (pre-installed and working on an old Pentium 350Mhz), the MBR stuffed(can't find NTLDR) so I installed Win2K again. Everythingis okie until I tried to start up after all components installed. It's just froze at "Please wait while starting...".
I've installed Linux RH 7.1 on it without any problem.
I've tried 3 different HDD on that machine but still the same thing - froze on start of Win2K.

Anyone have any idea?

Thanks in advance.

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by Former MS Supporter In reply to Win2K Froze on Startup

Well, I doubt the hard drives are a problem. Possibly the master bus controller or bridge on the board itself. Or maybe IRQ conflicts with the on-board PNP (I've had this problem myself). I've seen some motherboards that work fine with certain hardware, but refuse to work at all with others (especially video cards). I don't know much about Gigabyte's products. Have you checked their support site for known problems and FAQs?

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