Constant XP freezes..and now a crash with minidump

By Craigf
Dec 2, 2009
  1. can any1 help me.....for a few weeks the pc has just been freezing up, either by itself, or on application discernable application, randoms...

    tonight for no reason on starting up steam game...pc crashed and created a minidump...first time...the freezes dont create one..

    this crash and dmp may not be realated to the freezes...but i am hoping it is....



    WinXP sp3
    Q6600 (not oc'd)
    3.50GB RAM (4gb ram)
    512mb GPU 8800GT
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Try bringing your XP machine down to 2Gig (ie if you have 4 x1Gig, remove two of them)
    Whilst doing this, also reconnect all drives (unplug, and plug back in)

    Also run >Memtest scan for 7 passes
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