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Old 08-19-2008, 10:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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What are the specs? Also are you running a 32 Bit or 64 Bit version of XP?

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Old 08-19-2008, 11:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Exactly what specs do you need? And i'm running 32 bit.
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Old 08-19-2008, 11:57 PM   #13 (permalink)
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CPU, RAM, HDD just about everything that you can.

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Old 08-20-2008, 12:10 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Harddrive: Western Digital Caviar SE WD5000AAJS 500GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L P35 RT
CD drive: Lite-On IHAS120-04 20X Dual Layer DVD+/-RW SATA Drive
Gfx card: nVidia EVGA 512-P3-N801-AR 8800GT
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo @2.53GHz 3MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W
Powersupply: Rosewill RP550-2 ATX12V v2.01 550W Power Supply
RAM: WINTEC AMPX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:33 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I would check your RAM settings. Voltage and timings. That might be your issue.

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Old 08-20-2008, 12:36 AM   #16 (permalink)
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How exactly do I do that? I haven't ever messed around with my RAM. What would I change the timings to? Also here is a link to the RAM off newegg.

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Old 08-20-2008, 03:06 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Whoa I have no idea how this happened but I was running a chkdsk and I must have forgot about the compy and I guess it restarted itself, and its working now and i'm on it. However, I can't find the dump file in C:\WINDOWS\Minidump as there is nothing in that folder. And i'm sure I have hidden folder enabled.

Is there anything I should run now that it is sort of working?
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Old 08-20-2008, 05:05 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I would just make sure your temps are alright and that you ahve the latest set of drivers for everything.

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Old 08-20-2008, 05:17 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Would it be alright to run a chkdsk /F? I'm a bit worried that the computer might not boot again.
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Old 08-20-2008, 06:21 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Yes yo ucan run checkdsk /f again. Wont do you any harm.

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