i have gotten the three most recent dump files off of the computer. it is a gateway laptop and memtest ran fine. it crashes after about one to two minutes of startup and if lucky will last for up to fifteen minutes. dump files are posted below. edit: i tried running chkdsk in safe mode with command prompt but when it began checking indexes it bluescreened again. i dont know if it is b/c it was checking indexes or b/c it had been on for like 2-3 minutes.