Random BSOD's on Vista?

By Ang97
Nov 21, 2010
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  1. I am frequently getting bluescreen's on both my Windows Vista desktop & XP laptop-

    the most recent one on Vista said :

    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
    OS Version: 6.0.6001.
    Locale ID: 4105

    Additional information about the problem:
    BCCode: e3
    BCP1: E0863508
    BCP2: 86D6A8C0
    BCP3: 00000000
    BCP4: 00000002
    OS Version: 6_0_6001
    Service Pack: 1_0
    Product: 768_1

    Files that help describe the problem:

    Any idea what's causing this..?

    The system's a HP Pavilion, model a6518f, AMD Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core Processor 5400+ 2.40 GHz, 3 GB RAM, and 32 bit Operating System.
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966   +70

    Bug Check 0xE3: RESOURCE_NOT_OWNED
    This indicates that a thread tried to release a resource it did not own.

    The following actions might prevent an error like this from happening again:

    Download and install updates rom Windows Update.

    Scan your computer for computer viruses.

    Check your hard disk for errors.

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