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Constant bluescreening pls see attached minidumps

By maxjam
Dec 6, 2005
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  1. Hi,

    This is my first post...

    Ive had constant bluescreening for the last couple of days, only thing ive done is install far cry about 2 weeks ago but only started playing it recently. i changed graphic settings yesterday ingame and it crashed my system, ill try downloading the latest ati graphics dirvers, i also had to reseat my ram (512MB) to get Battlefield 2 to work about a month or two ago.

    its a dell dimension 8400

    Pentium 4 3.1Ghz
    512 MB Ram (4200)
    DVD RW
    CD
    ATI RADEON x300 128Mb card

    Attached is a minidump zip, all help is mightily appreciated.

    hope to hear from you guys soon.

    Attached Files:

  2. maxjam

    maxjam TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi,

    I dont mean to bump this up, but its fairly serious, if anyone can check my minidumps in the first p[ost and get back to me i would really appreciate it.

    thanks.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Your minidumps are crashing with memory corruption. This is a symptom of faulty ram.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  4. maxjam

    maxjam TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Howard,

    latest crash is booting to Windows xp desktop, i can sign into mc afee privacy service, then the mouse moves, but i cant do anything, nothing works, icons, start button, nothing, if i hit a couple keys, mouse freezes and the system cpu beeps every couple of seconds...

    by the way, im testing the ram straight after i send this in.
  5. maxjam

    maxjam TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Morning lads,

    I think that it was one of the RAM sticks... im down to 256Mb ram but at least it works. I noticed with the bad ram, i wouldnt see the ATI icon in the system tray and after about half a minute the system froze up completely as in my last post about the desktop.

    Cheers for all the help, ill be sure to come back here with any probs in future.

    Go raibh mile mhaith agat Howard.
    (irish for a thousand thankyou's!)
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