Minidump Translation Help

By Artzdelux
Dec 17, 2009
  1. Hi all,
    I am hoping someone can help me with understanding what these 2 mindump files are saying. I have a thread open with the details of my issue but the basics are:

    In-laws computer - Windows would not load into any mode. I ran Chkdsk and memtest (no errors memtest, ran chkdsk 2 times before errors went away).

    I was able to get into safe mode, backup files, run defrag, and save minidumps.

    The computer now boots normally into Windows but I have not had the time to test to see if it will crash. I am very glad its working but want to understand what the issue is/ was so I can let the in-laws know if they need a new HDD, comptuer, whatever.

    Dell Dimension 4550
    Windows XP Service pack 2
    Pentium 4 2 Ghz
    Not sure on RAM but its low (less then 1 Gb)

    Thank you any one that can help. Hoping to earn big brownie points....
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Read: All about Minidumps and attaching them

    Please check: Start-> Run-> C:\Windows\Minidump
    For any Minidumps to Attach
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