Pc crash when surfing the net

By joinx ยท 8 replies
Mar 25, 2006
  1. When connecting to the net my pc crashes.I am working on a windows xp sp 2.
    Pentium 3.
    here is the minidump..thx
  2. A_DOG73

    A_DOG73 TS Rookie Posts: 170


    Can you give a little more details? Was your internet connection working prior to that? Give me some more specs of your pc. Do you have antivirus? How old is your pc?

    More details please!

    How much Ram?

    Hard Drive?

  3. joinx

    joinx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    oki..so it is a pc i format, install xp sp2.
    Internet ok..but sometimes it crashes.
    I have updated all my drivers.
    It's a pentium 3, 64 mb ram, updated antivirus named avast, antispyware installed.
    Internet connection 56k modem dial up.
    i hope it's enough.
  4. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    XP SP2 should be running on a bare minumum of 256MB.128MB,if you turn off all non essential processes,and only use it for email and surfing.Either double or quadruple your RAM,or put 98SE on there instead of XP.It`s surprising that you can get anything to work with 64MB.
  5. A_DOG73

    A_DOG73 TS Rookie Posts: 170

    I'm suprised XP even works with that littlle amount of RAM. Trying to surf the web with that much ram and "Dial up" would make my head explode. :knock:
  6. joinx

    joinx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    It fact it's my cuosin pc..it's very rare he surf the net. So for him it's enough.
    I just upgrade all his softwares etc, I think I will increase the ram.
    thx to all!!
  7. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    I wouldn't recommend running XP on any computer with less than 512MB.
  8. DragonMaster

    DragonMaster TS Rookie Posts: 327

    Can you even run Win98 on 64MB... Well, yes, but you have only 12MBs of free RAM that any app will eat just by opening it...
  9. GeekieNick101

    GeekieNick101 TS Rookie Posts: 373

    I have used a pc before that had xp pro on it with a 500 Mhz P3, 64 MB Ram, 10 GB HD and yeah for only 64MB it ran really good. It even had windows office suite, I wasnt that bad. And they STILL sell systems with 256mb with XP. My minium for myself is 1 GB of Ram but thats just me.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add your comment to this article

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...