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Computer Crashing!!

by cbaker40 / May 1, 2004 2:09 AM PDT

I have OS- Windows XP Home
Computer crashes intermittently and at differing lenghts of time. Computer auto reboots and I get the Microsoft report and it tells me that a device is the cause of the problem. It does not know what device. I have reviewed the MS knowlege Base Artice 322205 "How to Troubleshoot Hardware and Software Driver Problems in Windows XP" and I have unplugged each device and removed recent software installed and it is still happening. Are there other causes or troubleshooting software to narrow down on the device causeing the issue? There are no hardware conflicts.
I wanted to review the system log on WIndows XP and I am not sure how to do it. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

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Re:Computer Crashing!! Nothing points to software in your post...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 1, 2004 2:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Computer Crashing!!

Please tell about the machine.

Make/model/power supply wattage and so on.


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Re:Computer Crashing!!
by cbaker40 / May 1, 2004 3:32 AM PDT
In reply to: Computer Crashing!!

Additional info requested.

Toshiba Laptop Satellite P25-S507
2.8 ghtz Intel Pentium 4 processor
512 mb DDR SDRAM
8 kb primary memory cache
512 kb secondary memoray cache
60 gb hard drive 49 gb available
Toshiba MK6021GAS Hard drive
Display Nvidia geForce FX Go5200
Installed MS Hotfixes:
.NET framework 1.0
Windows Xp SP2
Direct X
Data Access

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A little looking around... But what's this XP SP2? That's BETA!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 1, 2004 7:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Re:Computer Crashing!!

Finds others noting this issue. Call Toshiba now since they found it was Toshiba's issue with some heatsink pad or BIOS.

But I see a giant red flag item in XP SP2 since SP2 is not released. You may have found the BETA, but no one will tell you that it's OK.


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Re:A little looking around... But what's this XP SP2? That's BETA!

Actually I am replying to computer crashing problems. My computer is a Compaq presario around 3 years old windows '98 installed. My computer is freezing up or telling me that "I am sorry but you have no service connector" and then next message "I see that you were hooked up afterall" basically whoops. I have to reboot many times a day. Computer has maintance wizard I have ran that to try to fix the problems. Fixes breifly. Problems come back. Can you help me?

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This thread is XP, yours is 98. They have some laptop, you have ???
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 2, 2004 3:16 AM PDT

You should make your own post.


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