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Noiros

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ok so im running win xp home on a P4 3Ghz with 512 MB ram.

the comp crashed and i had to reformat the 2 80gig HDs. when i reinstalled windows some programs just randmly crash. eg. Warcraft 3, for some skirmish matches it crashes while others work.

after a while the crash thing happened again which meant i couldnt use windows. so instead of reformatting (had some docs i wanted) i reinstalled windows on the other HD.

I still get the random crashing problems with the new install of windows.

2 questions:

1. how can i get rid of the crap windows?

2. how do i fix the crashing problem... could it be a hardware issue? the PS?

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Johanna

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Why did you have to reformat two hard drives because the computer crashed? Why did it crash? Did you reinstall the programs after you reinstalled Windows? You said "after a while the crash thing happened again which meant i couldnt use windows" What is "that crash thing"? A blue screen? A freeze? An error message?

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Noiros

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ok, i had to reformat both drives because i couldnt get access to either of them in dos mode. i reformatted and made new partitions and everything. actually i think i used instructions on how to do this from this site.

anyway, yes i reinstalled some programs after reinstalling.

the 'crash thing' is when your in a program and all of a sudden you are back at the desktop with a window with an error that says something like:

'error xxxx, and something that looks like a memory address'

eventually, the operating system just wouldnt work anymore as well which is why i reinstalled it on a different drive (windows wouldnt let me repair or reinstall over the old one, i got a blue screen crash at the reboot setup stage)

thanks for the help, it really is very much appreciated,

Noiros





>Why did you have to reformat two hard drives because the computer crashed? Why did it crash? Did you reinstall the programs after you reinstalled Windows? You said "after a while the crash thing happened again which meant i couldnt use windows" What is "that crash thing"? A blue screen? A freeze? An error message?

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