Dodgey Motherboard? - Stop Error

  GMar205299 22:51 11 Oct 06

About 6 months ago my PC was damaged due to an "electrical spike". I had the motherboard replaced along with other parts. Recently my PC has had Windows "Stop Error" on a blue sreeen. Prior to the repairs my PC was an Advent. Could there be an incompatibility between the old and new parts?

if more information is required please reply and I will try to supply all I can.

  woodchip 22:52 11 Oct 06

This sounds like a memory conflict, Have you been loading new software or adding new hardware?

  GMar205299 23:03 11 Oct 06

I have added no new hardware other than what I had before the repair (modem, printer, camera). I have only installed updates. I can't think of any new software I've installed.

I have had trouble with connectivity.

  woodchip 23:08 11 Oct 06

That sounds like Drivers need updating

  GMar205299 23:11 11 Oct 06

How do Identify which drivers need updating?

  woodchip 23:20 11 Oct 06

Try first your Display Graphics card driver update

  Field Division 23:31 11 Oct 06

Would it be worth or capable of doing as system restore point?

  GMar205299 23:37 11 Oct 06

Graphics card driver (NVIDIA)updated last week.

I've tried system restores, but only going back a couple of days. I wouldn't know how far to go back.

  woodchip 23:53 11 Oct 06

Check that the Graphics card Fan is working OK not sticking or going slow if it as one. As this will make it crash

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