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You can use Prime95 to see if anything is wrong with your memory, motherboard, CPU socket, or the CPU itself.
Download it from here: http://www.mersenne.org/freesoft/
Here is a guide to running a torture test: http://www.playtool....95/prime95.html
Run the tests for around 24-30 hours to really stress out your hardware; this may help us see what is causing the problem.
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thanks edge2022,
i tried to download the driver, but i get a message stating that "the driver being installed is not validated for the computer. Please obtain the approaiate driver from the computers manufacturer." I have installed all the latest dell updates, still having problems.
After starting my computer today, i have not had a BSOD yet, but i will try Prime95 and see what that gives me.

Edited by aggie4life, 05 July 2009 - 12:55 PM.

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Try Prime95... run a torture test.
If you get any more BSODs, post their respective STOP codes and minidumps.
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I am running prime95 and have been for the past 8 hours, i logged onto the PrimeNet website to check my results so far, i dont understand them. Isnt it supposed to be telling me if there is a problem with my computer?
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Have you been running a torture test?
If the test was still running when you checked in 8 hours, then no errors were detected.

What BSODs are you getting now?
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I was running it for a long time, around 19 hours, nothing came up, during the test the computer did not crash. I have not had it on after that so no, it has not crashed since.
By the sound of it not coming up with anything, what does that tell me about the computer?
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By the sound of it not coming up with anything, what does that tell me about the computer?

It tells us that it is stable (sort of). But you might want to get the RAM slots on your mobo checked.
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