Blue error message

By pjd88
Aug 2, 2008
  1. hi, had this problem now for a year and can't find a fix. when i use my PC it randomly gives me blue eroor screens and restarts instantly about every 30 minutes.

    here are two of the blue screen messages recieved...



    STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0x8054AFD2, 0XB2ASAS4, 0X00000000)

    does anyone know how to solve this?

    many thanks
  2. woody1191

    woody1191 TS Rookie Posts: 572

    That 0x8E error is a general hardware error, start of by running Memtest86.

    Instructions For Memtest86
    Download the pre-built version of Memtest86 (Link Below) and burn it onto a CD using ISO Recorder (Link Below) after this boot off the CD and start the test going and let it run for 3-5 hours (Minimum of 7 Passes) or Overnight which is best.

    Memtest86 -
    ISO Recorder -
  3. pjd88

    pjd88 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks i will try memtest. have just looked through my events and found this error reccuring. can anyone help?

    Event Type: Information
    Event Source: Save Dump
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 1001
    Date: 24/07/2008
    Time: 18:53:47
    User: N/A
    Computer: YOUR-9672322704
    The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000c2 (0x00000007, 0x00000cd4, 0x00000460, 0xe287b808). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini072408-01.dmp.
  4. woody1191

    woody1191 TS Rookie Posts: 572

    0xC2 Error Definition
    A kernel-mode process or driver incorrectly attempted to perform memory operations. Typically, a faulty driver or buggy software causes this.

    Could you upload that MiniDump which is cited there it might give a bit more info on what Driver caused that error.
  5. pjd88

    pjd88 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it won't let me open the minidump as it cannot find an appropriate program.

    i completed memtest80 v2.01

    pentium 4 (0.09) 3207MHz

    L1 Cache: 16k 22429MB/S
    L2 CAHCHE: 19677MB/S
    CHIPSET: 515661/FSB: 200MHZ


    CACHED 512M

    Rsvdmem: 20M

    memmcp: e820-std

    cache: on

    ecc: off

    rest: stdd

    Pass: 28

    Errors: 2358

    ecc errors: 0

    error confidence value 159

    hope this helps you, to help me.
  6. woody1191

    woody1191 TS Rookie Posts: 572

    You could have posted the MiniDumps as attachments on here I would have read them, but anyway your RAM is faulty from what you posted above.

    How many RAM sticks are in your Comp?
    If 2 try removing 1 at a time and then start the comp up if you don't have a problem then the RAM card you took out is faulty and vice-versa.

    You would then need to replace whatever RAM card is faulty. It would be best to buy totally new RAM made by the same Manufacturer since there might be compatibility issues with the old RAM.
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