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Old 04-16-2008, 12:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I've been getting a BSOD just like the one seen here:

But the screen just stays up for less than 1 second and then the computer automatically reboots. Sometimes it will BSOD when Windows (XP) is loading, and sometimes after the computer has been on for 30+ minutes...

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Old 04-16-2008, 07:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Start>Right click on My COmputer>Properties>Click on Advanced Tab>Under the Startup and Recovery click Settings.

Now under the System Failure uncheck the Auto Restart.

This will allow you to get the BSOD.

This BSOD i smostly associated with bad drivers. So remove all the parts that you can and start ading them back one by one until you find the device that is causing th crash.

If you have updated any drivers recently that is the source of the issue.
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