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Windows Protection Error. System Halted


My computer recently has been getting a blue screen error that reads "Windows Protection Error. System Halted." This does not occur on startup, but rather, it occurs randomly. This has been happening ever since a computer tech came out and installed comcast, and a wireless network by Linksys.
So far, Windows troubleshooting, etc have not been working. I am relatively computer literate but have never dealt with a problem like this before and would like some hints/tips before I start anything. Thanks.

Computer Informatiom:
I have a Pentium 3 processor and 127.0 RAM.

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Actually, a clue...

In reply to: Windows Protection Error. System Halted

Since it's a P3 and that much RAM, I'm guessing it's been awhile since the case has been removed, the dust bunnies and dust cleaned out.

Heat can provoke this error.


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Thank you

In reply to: Actually, a clue...

Thank you very much! I will attempt to clean out the dustbunnies today. I read that might be a possibility, but that just seemed silly at first. Hopefully this works. -Crosses fingers-

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