Serious Error report XPHome

  Dyffryn 09:27 20 Mar 04

Hi Guys, it’s a good job we have you to turn to: My son has a Pentium 4 1.9GHz with XP Home with 256 RAM. Was running well until it crashed out and rebooted with the following message: ‘This system has recovered from a serious error’. On looking at the error report contents it stated the following:
Five minutes later it crashed out again and on reboot showed the same error report.
As you do !!!!! I reformatted the hard drive and reloaded windows – great. You guessed it – crashed out again after a few minutes giving me the same error message. My kids think their old dad is a wizard, little do they know where I get my info from! Please help me keep my street cred.

  VoG II 09:33 20 Mar 04

Graphics card driver? click here

  bremner 09:38 20 Mar 04

click here for more

  GANDALF <|:-)> 09:48 20 Mar 04

Delete all the files in the c:\windows\minidump subdirectory.

Delete the whole c:\docume~1\(your
logon)\local~1\temp\\ directory (ie the file(s) *and* the directory itself.

Failing the above and as you have re-installed I would suspect the error to be caused by faulty RAM or graphics card. Report back to try other 'fixes'.


  Dyffryn 12:24 21 Mar 04

My thanks to you all for your fast response and help. bremner - that was a a great fix. It was rather long and involved, but simple to follow. Everything is now working correctly - street cred intact! Thanks again, Dave

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