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    Kraków my love :)

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Does Safe Mode fail as well?
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Start your system and at the Second post screen tap on F8 to get to the Boot Menu
Use the Arrow Keys to Scroll down to the line that says "Auto Start On Error" and highlight it.
Click Enter to disable it
The system should reboot and if not then do so.
When the BSOD shows it will stop so that you can reply with the STOP ERROR and any parameters.
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Thank you for the help guys. Yeah, safe mode is no good either. just go's to black screen and stays there. The only time I can catch a glimpse of the blue screen is when I select "last know good config" I did try F8 like you said and disabled auto restart and selected original config then pressed L to last know config and then I got no blue screen. Just go's black after the splash screen. I did almost every possible combination. NO JOY.
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Run hard drive diagnostics: http://www.tacktech....ay.cfm?ttid=287
Make sure, you select tool, which is appropriate for the brand of your hard drive.
Depending on the program, it'll create bootable floppy, or bootable CD.
If downloaded file is of .iso type, use ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/ to burn .iso file to a CD, and make the CD bootable.

NOTE. If your hard drive is made by Toshiba, unfortunately, you're out of luck, because Toshiba doesn't provide any diagnostic tool.
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Okay,

Ran a diagnostic the Western Digital Hard Drive and came back with zero errors.

So, I guess we can assume it isn't a corrupt hard drive.

--I have heard of people experiencing this problem after loading SP3. I asked the owner of the PC
If she installed SP3 and she had no clue what I was talking about. LOL Not much help there.
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Personally, I'm out of ideas...
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Well, I guess I can try to get my hands on a digital camera and record
that BSoD flash and then see if I can pause it on play back.

Maybe I can check out the error code then.
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