XP Home Edition Bugged???

By LethalResistant
Aug 21, 2006
  1. i just bought a new comp for gaming, and it is running on xp home edition. This is my rig: .

    between times, the comp crashes and reboots itself especially when gaming. On my older comp that runs on hoime edition as well also crashes from time to time. but as for my oldest comp which is very low-end but runs on profesional edition doesn't have these random crashes.

    is there anyway to cure this problem??

    million thanks, lr.
  2. LethalResistant

    LethalResistant TS Rookie Topic Starter

    and it says that there is an unknown driver crash after the reboot
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions.

    If that doesn`t help attach 5 or 6 of your latest minidumps here.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  4. mikescorpio81

    mikescorpio81 TS Rookie Posts: 293

    By default, Win XP reboots, rather than blue-screening. Try the following:

    Right-click My Computer - PROPERTIES (or hold win button + pause)
    Select the ADVANCE tab
    Under Startup & Recovery - click the SETINGS button
    Under System Failure - clear the AUTOMATICALLY RESTART check box.

    At least next time your PC should Blue Screen & then you can google the error message (im guessing driver for $50!)

    Good luck! :grinthumb
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