. BAD_POOL_HEADER. and this technical information. ***STOP: 0x00000019 (0x00000020,0x8612B0C0,0x8612B0D8,0x1A030002) does this mean anything to you? My DVD/CD writer has started to crash my PC when it reads CDs I have burnt on my PC. It does not crash when it reads a commercialy written CD. The information above came when I unchecked the automatic restart box in system properties.