Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Blue Screen of Death #2


  • Please log in to reply

#1
carlbroPA

carlbroPA

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
I saw a similar topic but the lady gave no details of her system, at least not yet, so I'm going to go ahead with mine.

Also blue screen of death.

Dell Dimension 4600 series
OS: Windows XP with most recent updates

What was going on: I had a few windows open but not more than I've had before. Also open, I had Firefox working in Google Docs which I've noticed hogging memory, solved only by closing FF and reopening.

Dell Diagnostics showed IDE Confidence Test = fail.
I interrupted the Diagnostics test at 74% after seven more tests passed and it looked like we might have the culprit
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
zep516

zep516

    Trusted Helper

  • Malware Removal
  • 6,984 posts
Hello, and welcome to Geeks to go !

How's the computer running today? Are you still having problems.

What was the blue screen error as shown on screen?

A blue Screen error and Dell Diagnostics showed IDE Confidence Test = fail. Indicates a hard drive is starting to have issues.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP