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new pc won't boot up


FPCH New Member
Jul 3, 2007
I just bought a brand new PC, the only old thing was my harddisk which i put in. When i started it up, it brought up the error message
"K8 NPT Data Change....Update New Data to DMI!"
It did this every time

Just to check, i put in the new harddisk that came with it, and had the windows xp pro startup disk in the drive. I booted from the cd, and it formatted the new harddisk, did a pre-install and then re-started the pc. When it restarted, it got to the same error message before going to the windows install.

I can't get past this point, can anyone help?

If it help, the harddisk is a GeForce 6100SM-M, with an AM2 Athlon 5200 (dual core) CPU

Oh, if i put my old harddisk back in my old pc, it still works fine.

thanks for any help!