Windows crashes when service pack2 is installed.

By creepin082749
Jun 6, 2007
  1. heiio every one
    i have a kn9sli mother with amd athlon 64 x2 5400+and 2gb of ram and geforce 7300 gt video card runing window xp every time i set it up ok but when i put on service pac 2 i get a stop error and then if i take service pac 2 off then it works again and keeps telling me that the system has recovered from a serious error

    Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Hi Creepin082749 and welcome to the TS Forum :wave:

    To help you further you need to tell us what the stop error is, this is found at the top of the blue screen that you get and can look something like this


    STOP: 0x000000D1 (0x00000010, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0xF9DF7926)

    SYMIDS.SYS- Address F9DF7926 base at F9DF2000, DateStamp 411d70dd

    With this information we can find out what in SP2 is causing the problem.

    You see there may be something in your current setup that is being updated by SP2 and this is then causing the bluescreen.

    I know you will need to install SP2 and have the bluescreen but if you dont do this then we cannot help you.

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