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By spewbacca ยท 5 replies
Jun 30, 2006
  1. Hi all,

    I went to the posting that said "Read this before posting minidumps" and I followed all the rules. I cleaned out the box, ran memtest (8 passes no probs), created a new pagefile, and downloaded Everest to monitor temps and voltage. So far, everything has checked out fine, no reported problems.

    However, my pc randomly crashes once every 2 days or so. It happens mostly when I'm not using it. After I reboot it gives me "windows has recovered from a serious error" etc. Plus it gives me these BCcodes:

    BCCode : fe BCP1 : 00000005 BCP2 : 81A640E0 BCP3 : 10B95237
    BCP4 : 818A62C0 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 256_1

    So, I'm hoping someone can take a look at the minidumps and possibly point me in the right direction. I'm including the detailed PC specs just below the body of this post.

    Best regards,


    Field Value
    Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
    DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
    Computer Name OWNER-3838CMW7G (Phil's MAIN box)
    User Name Owner

    CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 2000 MHz (20 x 100)
    Motherboard Name Unknown
    Motherboard Chipset ULi/ALi M1683
    System Memory 256 MB (PC2100 DDR SDRAM)
    BIOS Type AMI (11/04/03)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)

    Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400 (Microsoft Corporation) (64 MB)
    3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
    Monitor Plug and Play Monitor [NoDB] (1215296)

    Audio Adapter ULi/ALi M5455 AC'97 Audio Controller

    IDE Controller ALi M5229 PCI Bus Master IDE Controller
    SCSI/RAID Controller D347PRT SCSI Controller
    Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
    Disk Drive SAMSUNG SP0411N (40 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/133)
    Disk Drive SAMSUNG SV4002H (40 GB, 5400 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100)
    Optical Drive ATAPI-CD ROM-DRIVE-56MAX (56x CD-ROM)
    Optical Drive Generic DVD-ROM SCSI CdRom Device
    Optical Drive SAMSUNG CD-R/RW SW-240B (40x/12x/40x CD-RW)
    SMART Hard Disks Status OK

    C: (NTFS) 38193 MB (14134 MB free)
    F: (NTFS) 38201 MB (14943 MB free)
    Total Size 74.6 GB (28.4 GB free)

    Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    Mouse Microsoft PS/2 Mouse

    Network Adapter ALi PCI Fast Ethernet Controller (
    Modem HSP56 MR (ALI+)

    Printer Generic PostScript Printer
    Printer hp psc 1310 series
    USB1 Controller ULi/ALi M5237 USB Open Host Controller
    USB1 Controller ULi/ALi M5237 USB Open Host Controller
    USB1 Controller ULi/ALi M5237 USB Open Host Controller
    USB2 Controller ULi/ALi M5273 USB 2.0 Host Controller
    USB Device American Power Conversion USB UPS
    USB Device hp psc 1310 series (DOT4USB)
    USB Device hp psc 1310 series
    USB Device USB Composite Device
    USB Device USB Printing Support
    Battery APC Battery BackUP
  2. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    All your crashes are caused by "usbohci.sys" which is Microsoft OHCI USB Miniport Driver. However, your Default Bucket ID is "INTEL_CPU_MICROCODE_ZERO." Im am not sure what this means.

    You have quite a lot of USB devices, I think that the Windows is unable to power all of them at once (because XP allocates a small amount of power to USB Ports), or that one device is causing the problem. Try to remove all devices, and if no problems occur, then re-insert them one by one to find which Peripheral is causing it.
  3. spewbacca

    spewbacca TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi Altheman and thanks for looking at my problem. I've noticed that my USB peripherals look crazy but I only have 3 things plugged into USB ports (printer, UPS, and my IRiver mp3 cable). Do you think the three USB devices are too much? They've all been in simultaneous for almost a year and just over the past few weeks have I had these reboot/crash problems.


  4. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    there is a possiblity that is the cause. try the suggestions in my earlier post. also, you didnt post what psu you have and how many watts (or did I miss it :D). there is a chance that the psu isnt supplying enough power, or is dying.

    you mentioned you read the "read before you post minidumps" thread. Im assuming you've upgraded your system drivers. If you havent, you should do that as well.
  5. spewbacca

    spewbacca TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Altheman, it seems to be a generic 300watt ATX psu. Does that seem to suggest that this box is perhaps underpowered?

    Lastly, I ran a "driver scan" that said I had 3 drivers that needed updating. One was for a modem that has never been used and the other two are for the graphics card and audio card. Do you think I should grab all three or just the two that are used?

    Thanks for the advice and the patience!

  6. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    300 watts does seem low, and being a generic model, it is most likely to fail pretty quick, and not likely to be up to scratch like branded models. use the calculator here to see how much you should have. The PSU is also powering the USB ports, so if its dying, then that can be underpowering the ports, and be the source of the problem.

    As for the drivers (including the modem), you should upgrade as there can be bug fixes and stuff. For the display driver, uninstall it from the control panel, then use Driver Cleaner to remove remaining files, and then install the latest driver.
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