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recently my dell has started showing a stop error message

the comp is a xps the stop errror message occurs after the mach runs for a period of time that seems to vary with the temp.i have checked the fans they are running when the machine is working, still the message seems point toward a hardware issue.I have installed any new hardware, and it seems as though I have an over-heating problem somebody help please...

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Re: stop error message

Why not tell the details? That's the error code (something like 0x0000006E).

Kees

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stop error message

BC code:1000008e BCP1:C0000005 BCP2:804AF763 CP3:b0AEEC80 CP400000000 SVER:5_1_2600:3_0T256_1 dellxps600

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Someone else posted this same error ...

2 days ago. This was my answer:

http://www.google.com/search?q=0x1000008e+xp might give useful insights. Or not.

A search for 0x1000008e on these forums (using the search box on the top of the page) gives 3 other hits. So it's a little bit strange we have 2 now in 3 days.

If you think it's overheating:
- see if there's an option to measure the CPU temperature
- open the case and set a fan blowing into it. Does that make a difference?

Kees

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