Blue screen error, whats wrong with my pc???

By piercemyers
Nov 17, 2005
  1. Hey guys, wondering if you could help me out. After running my PC for a couple of hours it comes up with this error:

    "A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage
    to your computer .

    If this is the first time you ve seen this stop error screen restart your
    computer . If this screen apears again follow these steps :

    Check with your hard ware vendorfor any biosup dates . disable bios memory
    options such as cachingor shadowing . If you need to use safe modeto
    removeor disable components, restart your computer, press f8 to select
    advanced start upoptions, and then select safe mode.

    Technical information

    stop :0x0000008e(0xc0000005, 0x80536938,oxf702cc48,0x00000000)
    Begining to dump physical memory
    physical memory dump complete
    contact your system administrator or techinical support for further
    assistance ."

    Is it to do with the bios like the message says?

    Any feedback is appreciated...
  2. Masque

    Masque TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,058

    Give us the complete specs of your machine please. Also, have you recently installed anything....upgraded to XP from a previous O/S....any changes we should know about?
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    A lot of blue screen errors are caused by faulty ram.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions.

    If that doesn`t help. Zip 5 or 6 minidumps together, and attach them here.

    Regards Howard :) :)
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