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Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. I have Windows XP home edition, 2002 version, with service pack 3. I think I cleared my CMOS by mistake so just a suggestion if you're having a similar problem: Check your bios first! It has no properties, other than it is a system file created on 12/28. get redirected here

way back when windows had their big "service pack 2", the techies at the office told me not to install it, because it would conflict with the programs i use for Even a free antivirus is available, AVG Antivirus at http://free.grisoft.com and it automatically updates. Beyond that, I'm at a loss. Then while you are at it, blow the dust off all the fan blades of all your fans, including your power supply fan.

First of all, you need a Windows XP bootable CD or usb drive: Wondershare LiveBoot Boot CD/USB, which allows you to make a bootable CD or usb drive for your Windows So I went into my bios and somehow my SATA HDD mode had been changed from compatibility mode to enhanced mode which apparently doesn't work in my system. However, I was still experiencing unwelcome and unannounced crashes that seemed to occur randomly. Video Converter Ultimate Your complete video toolbox: download, convert, edit, burn and more.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It appears to me that there are many items that need to.... f3795c90 f35a76f2 85b09950 8568c008 804eddf9 avg7rsxp+0x1738 f3795cc0 f734be86 8677010b 8676f008 f3795d64 sbfshook+0x16f2 .. I don't understand why this is happening. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

EAX enabled.. In fact the computer can be idle and just crash. Corporate licenses are renewed yearly but if the IT staff have never updated the computer you have then I suspect that Norton's is out of date. Re-insall AVG 3.

Internet Explorer is hard to toughen up but share what BHOs (google that) you have installed. Using multiple on-demand scanners is recommended, but only one active protection should be used.You're welcome. Updated the nVidia display drivers for my GeForce FX5200 display adapter. by fjord_fox / February 9, 2007 6:13 AM PST In reply to: programs crashing on XP To clean your CPU heatsink, it is best to buy a can of compressed air

There came a point when I finally had to give up on my old system, may it R.I.Pieces. What is odd about this error is that I can go for months at a time with a fairly stable system, then without warning I will be plagued for days on Access your Windows XP with the bootable CD/USB Then, turn to your crashed Windows XP. Darrell Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 24 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411

The only one I could find was this one;http://www.syschat.com/filepicker-974.html#post5008I hope that helps.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - more info by gbv750 / February 12, 2007 5:31 AM PST I ran chkdsk as one of the 1st things and no errors were reported. So I turned everything but the first option off. But being pre-SP2, I can't remember where you would find it.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Let's try the hardware angle. Might take a while as I want my other PC ready in case I balls this one up! When the demand for stack space is greater than the available stack space, a Stop 0x0000007f with trap code 08 error occurs, and your computer may restart.

by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 13, 2007 7:10 PM PST In reply to: re:firewall Sorry for the delay.Am I recommending your PC gets those updates? When the Windows logo appears, press F12 immediately to go to the Boot Device Menu. It also will tell you when updates are ready to install.

Delete everything it finds.Remember, anti-malware scans don't always scan System Restore points where viruses and spyware can hide, so I would toggle System Restore off then on to remove all the

Error codes on screen, but you'll know the card that crashed.Re-install it's driver, even with board removed. skodasevenAug 12, 2010, 10:42 PM Thanks I will try that. Thanks again. CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals

No matter why your Windows XP crashes, there must be a special symptom. the techies put it on though, and i think it's a cheapo version, because it doesn't have the same functions or look as regular norton antivirus (the icon on the bar Then I went uninstalled an application called "Media One" about 3:00 this afternoon. More resources See also solved My computer keeps rebooting itself...

I noticed that the problem didnt occur untill around the time after the install of RF Online, Americas Army, Battle field 2, or Battlefield 2 SF. The event viewer records it every time as: 'source: save dump; category: none; event ID: 1001; description: the computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. For my situation, the crash can come at anytime. www.ccleaner.com is one.

Opera is hanging on my PCLinuxOS box as well so I bet you'll see an update there. Claudio Delgado April 7, 2012 at 5:02 pm I tried scanning with Adware and it found nothing,i scanned with AVG Internet Security 2012 and found nothing,scanned with Avast! Apr 2, 2006 #15 JAsper420 TS Rookie Hi. This process usually does the trick for me.Why do all these silly steps?

Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report realiser 565Posts Thursday May 14, 2009Registration date November 3, 2010 Last seen Jul 27, 2009 at 06:49 AM hi there, as you have already tried I'll report back to the group after I take your recommended actions. What do you have for spyware? Actually that is my supition that it's the modem.

Fix your "Windows XP crash" problem After accessing your computer, you'll find the Wondershare LiveBoot will run automatically. Insert the burnt CD or usb drive into the computer ans restart it. the cd drive is about the same age as the rest of the machine, 3+ years. You might want to print this article and squirrel it away for that fateful day when this happens to you.