Running the following config
Gigabyte 965P-DS3 F6 Bios revision one
Crucial DDR2 512MB x2 PC5400 RAM
Leadtek 7900GS TDH edition
E6600 2.4 Conroe
ThermalTake Mozart case with VFD
WDC 250GB Sata II
Attempting an RC1 install, gets to about 33% and posts the code error above
and sometimes doesn't even get that far.
From reading numerous posts this is supposed to be a USB device issues. My
keyboard is USB as don't have an old style interface. The VFD panel however
does plug into the USB on the motherboard, but I don't think that is the
I had my old copy of XP Pro 2 on there, once I changed the mobo it came up
with a hal.dll error. When I attempted a rebuild the XP pro either hangs at
starting windows on install or comes up with a error.
The only thing that comes to mind is that SATA II can be an issue and
perhaps it is that. The Windows XP disc I have is dated 2001 and that
probably doesn't have sata support, I don't have a floppy to do a f6 on
install and install the drivers. My understanding is that you can't do f6
The motherboard has settings for IDE/ACPI and native or legacy IDE, changed
and tried all of these to no avail.