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Thread: Win XP Crashing

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2001


    Sorry if i sound ignorant but my mates pc is crashing about 3 sec into desktop loading .I had a quik look at it at work and thought it might be a mem issue.

    His stats are Xp 1800+ , 256 pc2700 ,20 gbdisk,mx440,Asus kt400
    mobo .

    He has service pk 1 installed .Can anyone tell me if i can help him as my time is limited to work.

    I spose we could always install a freshy :thumb:
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  2. #2
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    Dec 2002
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    do you mean crashing = restarting?

    if that is the case then my best guess would be a STOP error.
    go to system properties --> startup and recovery and uncheck the box saying "automatically restart".
    that would show you a blue screen the next time XP tries to restart.
    note the STOP error it shows and post it here and then we might be of some more help.
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    After running through the startup screens, right after the XP splash screen, my comp will, 6 out of 7 times, just freeze. Screen black, keyboard wont work, etc. If im lucky, after like 8 more restarts it will make it past this the same problem you have?

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