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sarath98

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Lately I've been having this problem where my computer just freezes usually when I'm playing games or on youtube. And whenever i took the power out i would get the blue screen and it restarted continuously. I've had to reformat a couple of times due to this and I'm still having the problem. Pushing the reset button when it froze stopped me from getting the blue screen for a while but yesterday again eventhough i pushed reset i got the blue screen and had to reformat.

The fact that it crashes when i'm playing a game or watching videos leads me to believe that it might be something wrong with my graphic drivers. But I've been using this comp for about 3 years and never had a problem. The comp was working fine all this time and i havent made ant major updates to the graphics driver. I dont know why it keeps freezing on me like this.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Hello sarath98.... Welcome to GeeksToGo, :) :) :)
I'm sorry to hear about your system issue. We will try to help you get this resolved as fast as possible.

I'm sorry to hear about your issue and we will do what we can to get it resolved for you. Please understand we are all volunteers here and may not be around all the time. If it has been more then 3 days since my last reply to you then please pm me and I will get back to you quickly.

First issue is it would really help if we could get the technical information from the BSOD
Please do the following in order and supply the requested logs and we can go through them for you.

Download WhoCrashed from the link in my signature below
This program checks for any drivers which may have been causing your computer to crash....

Click on the file you just downloaded and run it.
Put a tick in Accept then click on Next
Put a tick in the Don't create a start menu folder then click Next
Put a tick in Create a Desktop Icon then click on Install and make sure there is a tick in Launch Whocrashed before clicking Finish
Click Analyze
It will want to download the Debugger and install it Say Yes
WhoCrashed will create report but you have to scroll down to see it
Copy and paste it into your next reply

Download Autoruns from the link in my signature below:
1: Extract the Autoruns Zip file contents to a folder.
2: Double-click the "Autoruns.exe".
3: Click on the "Everything" tab
4: Remove any entries that mention "File Not Found" by right-clicking the entry and select Delete.
5: Go to File then to Export As.
6: Save AutoRuns.txt file to know location.
7: Attach to your next reply.


Download and install EVEREST Free Home Edition
Open it.
1: In left pane expand Computer folder.
2: Click once on Summary
3: In upper menu, go Report
4: And then to Quick Report-Summary
5: Save it in text file, and paste it in your next post.

DO NOT INCLUDE ANYTHING UNDER THE LINE THAT SAYS "DEBUG- PCI"
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sarath98

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Whocrashed Analysis
Analysis
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Crash dump directory: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.


No crash dumps have been found on your computer


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Conclusion
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Crash dumps are enabled and no crash dumps have been found on your computer. In case your computer does experience sudden reboots it is likely these are caused by malfunctioning hardware or power failure. Then it's suggested you contact the support department of the manufacturer of your system or test your system with a memory test utility for further investigation.

Attached autorun.

Everst Report

--------[ EVEREST Home Edition © 2003-2005 Lavalys, Inc. ]------------------------------------------------------------

Version EVEREST v2.20.405
Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
Report Type Quick Report
Computer MV3-999E5058DF5
Generator Sarath
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
Date 2009-08-27
Time 14:33


--------[ Summary ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Computer:
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name MV3-999E5058DF5
User Name Sarath

Motherboard:
CPU Type AMD Athlon XP, 2000 MHz (15 x 133) 2400+
Motherboard Name Abit AN7 (5 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DIMM, Audio, LAN, IEEE-1394)
Motherboard Chipset nVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400
System Memory 1024 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award (06/13/05)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X (128 MB)
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X (128 MB)
3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X
Monitor Dell E773c [17" CRT] (641803BI013C)

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter Creative SB PCI128 (CT4751) Sound Card
Audio Adapter nVIDIA MCP2 - Audio Codec Interface
Audio Adapter nVIDIA MCP2 - Audio Processing Unit (Dolby Digital)

Storage:
IDE Controller Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
Disk Drive HDS728080PLAT20 (80 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/133)
Optical Drive Memorex 52MAX 325216AJ
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

Partitions:
C: (NTFS) 78523 MB (71591 MB free)

Input:
Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

Network:
Network Adapter My Essential G USB Adapter (192.168.1.16)

Peripherals:
Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
USB1 Controller nVIDIA MCP2 - OHCI USB Controller
USB1 Controller nVIDIA MCP2 - OHCI USB Controller
USB2 Controller nVIDIA MCP2 - EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
USB Device My Essential G USB Adapter #2

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