I had an old system running a BX440 motherboard and XP
running fine. I replaced my motherboard with an ASUS P4GE-V
board and a P4 2.4 ghz processor with 256 meg of PC2700
ram. On initial boot up the operating would not run so I
formatted the drive and reinstalled XP. It started up fine.
I installed the necessary motherboard drivers and XP was up
and running. I did a windows update and downloaded service
pack 1. The download completed and installation proceded.
Before completion, the pc rebooted without any notice.
After restarting the blue chkdsk screen came up and
truncated lots of files. After chkdsk completed the windows
XP boot screen appeared for a few seconds. A blue screen
briefly appears and then the system reboots. It will
continue this cycle indefinately. Even when booting in safe
mode, a short list of driver lines appear and then the
system reboots. Once again I reformatted the drive,
installed XP, downloaded SP1 and it happened again. What's