New to computer building

By tragedyinmm
Mar 24, 2008
  1. Hello, my name is Trevor i'm new to computer building and i'm building a computer for my sister i keep getting the blue screen the computer will work for a while and then it will come again randomly. i think i have all the updates i need so im not too sure what else could be wrong its an old motherboard and processor and one stick of ram the rest is newly bought.

    old parts
    ASUS k8s-mx mobo
    amd athlon 64 2800+
    512 mb stick of ram

    new parts
    readeon 900 128 mb agp gpu
    sony 18x dvd rw burner
    seagate 160 gb searial ata w/ncq 7200/8mb/sata-3g
    pqi 512mb pc2100 bbr 266 mhz ram

    if anyone could help me with my problem i would be truly thankful. any other imformation needed to figure it out let me know how to get it and ill post it.
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,266   +92

    Check the C:\Windows\Minidump directory for .dmp files and attach them in the next post.

    Test your RAM with Memtest86.
  3. tragedyinmm

    tragedyinmm TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i have already tested the memory and the test came out perfect i used memtest86+

    these are all the file i have in that folder.
  4. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,266   +92

    :) Okay, good work, you've found them, but you'll have to attach them to your post for us to download them. Attach the following .dmp files:

  5. tragedyinmm

    tragedyinmm TS Rookie Topic Starter

    there you go hopefully this works.
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