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Blue Screen

by mudfish67 / August 21, 2007 1:11 AM PDT

I am running WinXP. I have 1 gig of memory. I have 3 GHZ of processing power. Lately the computer has been restarting on its own accord. It tells me that windows has shut down to prevent damage to my computer. Followed by "IRGL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL". Then I am told to check my computer for new programs or hardware. The tech information that it gives is the word STOP followed by a bunch of zero's with a few letters and other numbers thrown in. It then tells me that it is beginning a dump of my physical memory. Does anyone have any ideas as to what I need to fix or replace?

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Are you overclocking?
by sasupp / August 21, 2007 1:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Blue Screen

The only time that I have seen this is when a cpu overheats. If your not overclocking you might want to check the fan on your processor to see if its running properly.

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No Overclock
by mudfish67 / August 21, 2007 2:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Are you overclocking?

I am not overclocking and all of the fans are working properly.

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Try this link
by sasupp / August 21, 2007 3:42 AM PDT
In reply to: No Overclock
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corrupted error
by mudfish67 / August 21, 2007 5:32 AM PDT
In reply to: Try this link

I checked out the link you put up. The only thing that I up running that is not part of the mother board is the video card. Now it is restarting and when I report the error, it is giving me a "corrupted error report". Now I am even more lost.

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by tomron / August 21, 2007 7:12 AM PDT
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Are you sure its "IRGL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" and not "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL"

Could be a ram issue.


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by mudfish67 / August 21, 2007 7:29 AM PDT
In reply to: mudfish67

I am sure. I took a pic of the blue screen. I just enlarged it and checked again.

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RAM Issue
by mudfish67 / August 21, 2007 10:35 AM PDT
In reply to: mudfish67

Is there any type of "free" program that I can download and check to see if my RAM is good?

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by tomron / August 21, 2007 12:58 PM PDT
In reply to: RAM Issue

These links may help.LINK and LINK

The first link is highly recommended in these forums.


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by mudfish67 / August 22, 2007 12:29 PM PDT
In reply to: mudfish67

Thanks for the two links. I downloaded a memory checker program from the second link. With it I found out that one of my two 512 memory sticks has quite a few bad spots. I guess I am off to the store to buy a replacement stick.

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(NT) Your welcome,thanx for posting back
by tomron / August 22, 2007 1:07 PM PDT
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