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Old 05-29-2005, 08:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys hows it going. Ive been having some beef with my computer lately. I had Christopher (DJ-CHRIS) take a look at it and he didnt have a clue so he recommended that I post the problem here. You see, the screen keeps turning blue when i power on the PC. The screen says something about kernal 32. It turns off like 10 seconds later. this started happening out of nowhere. I just built this thing and it was fine until yesterday and i am pissed because this cost me over 800 bones.

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Old 05-29-2005, 08:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you try a clean re-install of XP yet?

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Old 05-29-2005, 08:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hrm when did I help you?

To help me and everyone on the forums, why dont you take a pic of your screen with a digital camera and post it up here

EDIT: Who are you, how do you know me, ect.
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Old 05-30-2005, 12:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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ehrmm i think they meant to take the pic when the problem is happening >_>'
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Old 05-30-2005, 12:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
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lol that helps a lot
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Old 05-30-2005, 02:06 AM   #7 (permalink)
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that blue screen means kernel32.dll (an important file for Windows) is corrupt, or something is making it not run properly
what OS are you running? 98, 2000, XP?

there are a number of causes, even if it's not the file itself.

first, you can overwrite the kernel32.dll in the recovery console - boot to the 2000/XP CD, press 'r' at the first screen and at the command prompt, type:
copy "D:\i386\kernel32.dl_" "C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll"

or you can do a repair-install of XP - boot from the 2000/XP CD, press enter at the first screen, f8, then after it says "searching for previous versions of Microsoft Windows" press r
this will overwrite any corrupt files

or it could even be a problem with something else, like bad sectors on the hard drive, or even a fluctuating PSU
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