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Old 07-27-2007, 09:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is for my friend.
He will be playing a game on his laptop (its a Vaio but ill write down specs later) when suddenly his screen will turn blue and his computer starts rebooting!!!
weve tried deleting unused files on his Hard Drives but it still keeps restarting.
can anyone help?
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Old 07-28-2007, 04:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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ur also from hk? lol anyways just tell us which kind of stop error it is like usually it will say like 0x000007b or something like that. tell us the 1 in without brackets. that will tell us what kind of stop error it is.
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ur also from hk? lol
HK RULES MAN!!! lol
ill get him to find out in a second....
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the only numbers i got were....
BCCode: 1000008e BCPI:C0000005 BCP2:BFAD69F8 BCP3: A88C599C
BCP4: 00000000 OSCer:5_1_2600 SP:2_0 Product:768_1

does that mean anything?
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have you checked for viruses? Also do you know the temps of the laptop
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Run a CPU temp checking tool, maby an overheat

Also check out the code and post some dumps

Control Panel -> Adminstrative Tools -> Event Viewer -> System -> Event (numbers here)
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He went on and under the event tab it said 1003. Is this what u mean, does it help in any way.

Where do i find a temp check???
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download core temp and speed fan
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Yh sorry, speed fan is a good all rounder, check if its overheating, being a laptop this is usually quite possiable. Also check if the fans working as efficiantly as it should be and that all air inlets/outlets are blockage free :>
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