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Old 12-28-2007, 06:05 PM   #1
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Hi. I'm new here, as you can see from my post count

I'm having a few issues, which I'll get to in a moment, but first some background info. Sorry I can't be more specific about version numbers and error messages, but I'm on my laptop at the moment. I can get to the desktop probably tomorrow or late LATE tonight.

Had a desktop
(WinXP MCE 2005,
Asus K8N,
Athlon 64 3400+ (I think),
2048MB generic budget ram,
HIS Radeon X1600 256Mb,
Hauppauge WinTV PVR-150,
Creative Labs X-Fi Fatal1ty
Ultra 550W X-connect PSU
Seagate Barracuda 500Gb HDD
All drivers newest versions to the best of my knowledge.

I took the old HDD (and some other parts, as mentioned below) and popped it in my upgraded rig:
Athlon 64 X2 4600+
MSI K9MM-V
2048MB Corsair XMS2 TwinX
Same graphics card, optical drives, soundcard, PSU and TV Card.

Before the transfer I uninstalled any MOBO-specific drivers I could find.

At first, the new rig booted and ran fine, except the TV-card was not recognised. So I go get the drivers from Hauppauge.com, blue screen on install. I get them installed finally, and the system bluescreens on boot. Try a system restore from safe mode, etc. Eventually get the thing to load into windows again. Go through uninstalling all the peripherals and using GURU3d Driver sweeper, then re-installing drivers and parts one-by-one. The thing runs great now EXCEPT:

1. Windows Taskmanager shows I only have one core. "One Graph per CPU" is the only option, selected and greyed out. Device manager shows two entries for the processor (as it should). Before my TVCard problem, taskmgr showed both cores.

2. Catalyst Control Center (Graphics driver controlpanel) dies a few seconds after boot with a message similar to: "Catalyst control center has encountered a problem and needs to close, sorry for the inconvenience" This is not the standard windows error reporting dialog. I assume it to be a CCC specific dialog. Past problems with CCC have been narrowed to .net framework problems. Have tried uninstall/reinstall cycles of both .net and CCC.

I don't have a traditional XP disc, just gateway's stupid system restore disc, so I'd lose all my files if I tried that. Not to mention it'd install a crapload of bundled software and drivers for hardware I no longer have in the system.

Any ideas where to start? Any more info I can give that might be helpful? Thanks in advance.
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