xp sp2 restarts at idle

By leomax
Aug 20, 2007
  1. Hello all,
    I have a problem as you guys can see,and its that my computer crashes if i leave it idle.
    I dont have any problem if i play games,watch movies etc for hours,but if i leave the computer idle,for say half an hour,it crashes.
    Then on the restart i get an error 'System has recovered from a serious error'.
    I thought it had something to do with graphic driver (catalyst 7.7) ,so i uninstalled it and installed a previous stabler driver (Cat 7.4).Still the problem persists.When i googled i found intel application acceralator may also cause this,so i have tried unistall/re-install and even tried another version.

    One thing i noticed is that on the crash there is a thin red line at top of screen.


    Taskman at time of crash

    and the error details on restart

    and my system configuration
    P4 2.4Ghz
    512MB RAM
    Ati 9600pro
    intel 845 mo-bo

    Any help would be appreciated.Thank you :)
  2. wii-ste

    wii-ste TS Rookie Posts: 163

    Is your PC set to go into sleep/standby?? A lot of PC's have trouble with standby modes.
  3. leomax

    leomax TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Nope,just idling.I tried even disable screen saver/turning off power saving..
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