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Blue screen of death...

By jimmy_341
Nov 7, 2006
  1. Hey

    For some reason i am prone to getting repeated and varying blue screens of death when playing almost any game (except solitaire etc) on my PC. I solved 2 - the INVALID_PROCESS_ATTACH_ATTEMPT and some IRQL_... one, but the latest BSOD doesn't stay about long enough to tell me what exactly the problem was, it just goes blue with some writing and then resets in about a second. Any idea on how to help? Its really quite annoying...

    I'm playing Rise of nations when it happens, if that helps....

    Any help would be much appreciated
     
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

  3. jimmy_341

    jimmy_341 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hmm

    Sorry im using XP pro, sp2

    Already d/l that patch from Microsoft, and it still happens.
     
  4. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Could be a power supply problem except that I don't know why you'd get an error message like that. Maybe someone more experienced than I am could help you out here :).
    --kitty500cat
     
  5. jimmy_341

    jimmy_341 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yeah i tried alot of stuff but i think i found out what the problem is - its the drivers associated with my Line 6 guitarport screwing it up and causing the BSOD (i dont know why, probably because they are unsigned). So either i have to unplug the guitar port whenever i play or uinstall the guitarport. Damn Line 6...
     
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,980   +362

    Turn off automatic reboot so you can try to read the error message. From the Microsoft website:

    1. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
    2. Click the Advanced tab.
    3. Under Startup and Recovery, click Settings to open the Startup and Recovery dialog box.
    4. Clear the Automatically restart check box, and click OK the necessary number of times.
    5. Restart your computer for the settings to take effect.
     
  7. jimmy_341

    jimmy_341 TS Rookie Topic Starter

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