Remember our post about receiving a STOP 0x0000007E error after moving to an AMD processor from an Intel one? It turns out that the plot has thickened a bit more, and Windows XP SP3 can sometimes cause the same problem–and do so for the exact same reason: intelppm.sys! We’ve also figured out new ways to fix the problem that are easier than in our original post.
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(If you get a STOP 0x0000007E error after upgrading to an AMD platform from an Intel platform, i.e. replacing an Intel-chipset motherboard with something like a VIA or AMD or nForce or ATI chipset for an Athlon64, here’s a little hint that’ll help you avoid a complete reinstall from scratch: It’s the “intelppm.sys” driver.)