Reboot loop after XP SP3 install on AMD machines

Boot into Safe Mode.
Using your mouse, left click once below where it says: "Copy to clipboard":


Open a new Notepad document. (Do not use a Word Processor or WordPad). Click "Format" and be certain that Word Wrap is not enabled.  Right-click | Paste the Code box contents from above into Notepad. Click File, Save as..., and enter (including quotation marks) as the filename: "RegistryFix.REG". Exit Notepad.

Double click your new file and agree to the registry merge when asked. You can then delete this new file.

Potential RAID Controller driver Issue: 

Open Device Manager, click View on the menu, click Show Hidden Devices, click Non-Plug and Play Drivers.

Locate the entry for ftsata2 in the list. (Do not be concerned if it is not found, just go skip the rest of the step.) Click twice, click the Driver tab, and change the Startup type from Boot to Demand.

Reboot to Normal mode.

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2010-03-21 03:17
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