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Old 12-04-2004, 05:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can some 1 help me my coputer keeps restarting before the O/S finish loads.

When i try reinstall with boot disks i got the message

A problem has been detected and windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.
If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this sreen appears again , follow these steps:

Check to be sue you have adequte disk space. If a driver is identified in the stop message, disable the driver or check the with manufacture for drivers update.

Try changing video adapters, check with your hardware vendor for any bios updates. Disable bios memory options such as caching or shadowing.

Technical Infomation :

Stop: 0x0000008E ( 0xC0000006, 0x808DACD6, 0x00000000 )

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Old 12-04-2004, 10:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you recently upgraded memory try removing it. try reseating your video card, or your hd might be junked. if all else fails, reformat and try reinstalling.

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Old 12-19-2004, 11:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey, I am not too familiar with windows and it's error messages, but most likely it's a video card that hasn't been recognized. You might need to get a video driver or a new video card. I work with unix based os's and have had that happen when installing linux mandrake. It couldn't find the x server. That happened because I didn't choose the right driver during the install. My system kept rebooting. You might either want to get another video card, or reinstall windows, it might fix everything, but of course you will lose all your info on your hd.
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