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Blue Screen Error

By Holliday221
Jun 26, 2007
  1. Ok, windows starts up, gets onto the desktop then the mouse flickers and the blue screen of death appears;

    Event Log - The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x10000050 (0xffffa5f8, 0x00000000, 0x8054a51a, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini062607-11.dmp.

    Mini Dumps - Attached below.

    Sorry for asking for help my first ever post, but I really need to get this bug fixed, don't fancy reformatting my hd as I have many valuable photos on it.

    Cheers in advance.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    First... backup those valuable photos!

    All 4 minidumps point to NTOSKRNL.exe

    This indicates a very general/generic system instability

    It may be time to open your computer case and clean out the dust. Check the fans for being clean and operating normally
     
  3. xjoesullix

    xjoesullix TS Rookie Posts: 50

    try upgrading ram or some new fans and cooling
     
  4. Holliday221

    Holliday221 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Cheers for the speedy replies.

    Have ran CCleaner, Lavasoft Add-ware, cleaned the dust out the case, plugged in another fan (total of 3 plus one on the cpu heatsink), removed a stick of RAM, changed the RAM slots to no avail, the RAM itself is fairly new. I find it strange how my PC was working fine this morning then 2 hours later I get the error. Also, I can boot into Safe Mode with Networking (which I'm on now) but obviously not normal windows.

    Any other ideas?
     
  5. xjoesullix

    xjoesullix TS Rookie Posts: 50

    do you have a boot disk? with your os and os serial code?
     
  6. Holliday221

    Holliday221 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The windows XP Cd and serial? Sure do
     
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

  8. xjoesullix

    xjoesullix TS Rookie Posts: 50

    yup, took the words out of my mouth (y)

    keep us posted
     
  9. Holliday221

    Holliday221 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    System Restore ftw! *phew* Thought I had disabled daily restore points, apparently not, restored back to 2 days ago and hey-presto, works fine now. Still don't get what screwed it up, cheers for your speedy replies and general attitude to help :) Tis shocking how unappreciative you can become of your PC working fine with all your music and files on it when it can all be potentially lost (assuming you don't back-up) *pats his PC*

    Cheers again fellas.
     
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