pc freezing when trying to load windows.

  pcgal 21:11 01 Jan 2004

Has anyone got any further ideas? My computer was accidently switched off at the mains(aaarrrghh!) and the hard-drive died.I fitted another drive and everything seemed ok until I attempted to load windows ...I've tried win98&winxp but the computer hangs when trying to load either windows system. I've run diagnostic software and everything passes the tests ok. The drive partitions and formats ok .
I've also tried another video card and cd-drive in the system with no improvement.
any ideas? thanks in advance

  pcgal 21:14 01 Jan 2004

oopps I didnt mention spec.....athlon1300..256mbpc133....msiboard(not sure on the model)......gf3ti200 video.....40gig ibm deskstar

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