My Computer restarts randomly, I think it's being caused by a driver. Help?

By guarf1
Jul 5, 2009
  1. My Windows xp Media Center Edition PC keeps randomly restarting itself. When I start it in Safe Mode the problem doesn't happen. I think that a driver is causing the problem and I don't know how to find out what one is causing it. I don't know a heck of a lot about computers so I'd like some easy instructions on how to find the problematic driver and uninstall it. If you need any info just say so and I'll try to post it.
  2. snowchick7669

    snowchick7669 TS Maniac Posts: 660

    Welcome to TS.

    So we have more idea as to what is causing the problems can you please attach your 3-4 most recent mini dumps to your next post. They can be found in:

    Start > My Computer > Local Disk C: > Windows > Minidump

    If there are a few of them, then you can zip them together to decrease their size
  3. guarf1

    guarf1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Here they are.
  4. snowchick7669

    snowchick7669 TS Maniac Posts: 660

    Looks like I'm the debugger for you today :)

    All your memory dumps cite memory_corruption as the cause of your crashes.

    As a starting point I would run Memtest to determine if your system RAM is faulty, here is a guide on running the tool
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