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Windows Media Player: System Crash when ripping cds to Media Library


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I recently received an 'old' PC from a friend that I am trying to setup mainly to play music. It originally had a whole bunch of nasty stuff on it (malware, spyware, etc...) even after I formated it and reinstalled windows. After running all the virus/spyware removal programs recomended on this site everything seemed to be working fine except when I try to rip my CDs in Media Player to the media library.

Half the time it will not recognize the CD inserted at all and when it does and I try to start ripping the music the whole screen will turn blue except for some white text that looks to be some script running and Windows restart itself completely.

If anyone has any idea please let me know. Thank you in advance

Note: Sometimes when this machine boots up and it lists different drives and their properties

e.g. CD-Disk: Compaq blah

instead it will say

CD-Disk: -|$/ (and a bunch of machine code I don't know how to type)
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what os is this system running?
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Windows XP Pro with service pack 2.
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right click on "my computer" and choose properties and go to the advanced tab. under "start up and recovery" click on settings. THere is a section called "system failure" deselect the box that has "automatically restart".

next time it does that it should generate a blue screen.

at the top it will say something like "irq less than equal" then it will give a stop code: stop:0x0000007e for example. This is the info I need to see what is happening.

thanks,
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