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Stop 0X000000F4; computer reboots constantly


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jcarlisi

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Hello,

My computer has been rebooting constantly for the past 2 weeks, more so in the last couple of days. At first my puter was going to a blue screen which gave me the error message: kernel_stack_inpage_error. I researched this and was told to do a virus check, which I ran about 6 times. No virus'.

Then it started giving me the same blue screen but with a different message on top with the number sequences: 0X000000F4 (0X00000003, 0X86CB16A0, 0X86CB1814 and then I didn't catch the last sequence). I also researched this (0X000000F4) and came upon a thread on this website.

I conducted a memory test on memtest.org. Ran 3 passes all good. Now I am about to run a HW diagnostic test as soon as I find a flippin floppy disk in the attic. I'm pretty good at researching what the problem is with my computer and fixing it (per the instructions I find) but I've never come across this before. Can someone tell me what I need to do next or what the problem might be. I'll report back after I've done the HW test.

I have XP SP2.

TIA,
Jeryn
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The STOP error codes are crucial in pinpointing the cause of the problem, that is if you can find a good and easy to understand reference resource! I can tell you, however, that in my case the cause of the 'kernel_stack_inpage_error' message was tracked down to a failing hard disk which was less than two years old.
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