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"not fully ACPI compliant" message during install

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#1 DustoneGT


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Posted 01 October 2005 - 02:34 PM

As soon as I boot off the vista DVD (Build 5219) it tries to load winPE and gives me
the blue screen. Error code xA5, and it tells me my bios isn't fully ACPI compliant.

I tried to start the install within winxp and it got as far as the first reboot and gave blue screen then.

My notebook is a gateway 3522gz, 1.6 pentium m, 512, plenty of hardware.
I had beta 1 (build 5112) running fine on it last month with only minor driver problems
that I sorted out.

I opened up the notebook and pulled the cmos battery, resetting the bios to see if
that would help, not at all and gateway doesn't have any bios updates for it.

I also know my DVD is good, I tried it on some other machines to check on that, ran

Any ideas?

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#2 DustoneGT

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Posted 02 October 2005 - 02:31 AM


I pulled the notebook's hard drive and attempted to use another computer
to do the install. It got all the way through and gave me a desktop.
I put the hard drive back in the laptop and same blue screen.

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