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I just took out the old OS drive, popped in a new one and went for a fresh install. 3 times I've gotten this BSOD trying to install windows, and I don't even know where to start. Any words of wisdom?

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It's known that two basic things are being the cause of stop 0x1e. One is the free disc space which is not your case since you're trying to do a clean installation. Two is the BIOS low level drivers mismatch with O.S. itself. It would be a solution if you'll be able to update the BIOS itself, if there is an updated version out there of course.

Me also had the same problem when i was upgrading win7 from winXp. Clean Xp installations were working but not any attemps of win7. So, i was able to find a consistent up-to-date BIOS and updating the BIOS itself solved the problem.

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Your comment caused a click in my head. I disabled the marvel RAID controller, and it seems to be going fine for now. Will see if it continues being stable. – kavisiegel Feb 15 '12 at 0:22

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