Boot from the XP CD and do a repair install.
>> Stay informed about: Help, NEW BIOS installed - XP WON'T LOAD
"Donceller" wrote in message
>I installed a new bios because I get APCI Event Type: Error
> "AMLI: ACPI BIOS is attempting to write to an illegal IO port address
> (0x4d1), which lies in the 0x4d0 - 0x4d1 protected address range. " I was
> hoping the new BIOS would give better ACPI support. I use daul boot to Win
> ME. Win ME works fine with the new bios. Win XP will not load. Safe mode
> will not load. If I start to DOS it begins to load, listing drivers as the
> load, then locks at "Alim1541.sys" driver. I can load the new BIOS or
> reinstall the old BIOS without problem. So, I Tried reinstalling Win XP
> with new& old BIOS. XP will only work with the old BIOS.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?