Win XP Pro SP2 - random restarts

By BeerTender
Aug 30, 2006
  1. BeerTender

    BeerTender TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    No - thanks for spending so much time on my problem :)
  2. BeerTender

    BeerTender TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17


    things are still much better than before - but within the last two days I still got 1 random restart, just when shutting down Windows.

    Remember - the last dump I sent was a memory error. Please find enclosed the dump of the recent restart. After the restart I did NOT get the message that my system reboots after a severe error. As far as I remember, you have the opinion that this mostly occurs on a hardware defect.

    After this restart I replaced the memory - just in case it was faulty. I will keep an eye on this problem, but could you please clarify what was the reason for this restart.

    Thanks a lot.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your minidump crashes with memory corruption. The owning process is Probe2.exe. It has a bugcheck of 0A.

    Uninstall Probe2.exe and see if your crashes stop. If you really need this programme, check for any updates/patches etc.

    Regards Howard :)
  4. BeerTender

    BeerTender TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    The application is ASUS Probe 2, the system monitor from the mainboard. I've never had problems with this program.

    Could this crash also result from faulty RAM ?

    Thanks - Daniel
  5. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    That is possible, but since you`ve only had one crash recently, I suspect it might be software related.

    Regards Howard :)
  6. BeerTender

    BeerTender TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    Hmm ... thanks a lot. I'm a bit confused, because I previously had a restart that was related to memory corruption (the dump you analyzed earlier this week). And, with that memory (Aeneon) Memtest86+ showed an error once - but only once.

    The new memory I have is a little bit more expensive (10 EUR = 7 GBP), but from Corsair and did not have one single error with Memtest86+ within 8 passes.

    I think I'll go on the safe side and keep the Corsair memory, unless Probe2.exe causes another restart. Then I'll change my mind :)

    Thanks for your help and have a nice weekend
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