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Blue Screen Stop Message


Standard Member
Good Afternoon,

Over the past few days windows xp pro sp3 has been quite lethargic, seemingly coming to a head this morning whenever I tried to start up my desktop pc. It loads past the windows screen and onto the desktop before consistently and immediately going to a blue screen with the error:

"A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down...


STOP 0 x 00000D1 (0 X 00000004, 0 X 00000002, 0 X 000000000, 0 X0X7F05335)


I don't really know specifically what this error is or how to fix it. I tried system restore but it couldn't restore (not that I thought that would work). I can enter safe mode.

I unplugged everything but the monitor from the back of my computer and tried starting it. That didn't achieve anything.

There is nothing under device manager that is flagged up.

I recently ran AVG and no virus was detected.

Of course some of my attempts to solve the problem may be irrelevant but I just thought i'd note them.
Any suggestions welcome.
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Prominent Member
my basic knowledge says that this could be a RAM error. Try running a memory test, and also booting with only one stick of RAM in the PC(providing you have more than one stick) then do it with the other and see if the error occurs with one stick specifically.


Standard Member
It could also be caused by faulty drivers or some other stuff such as anti-virus software that has failed to update properly.
As you can still run safe mode it may be possible to analyse the dump file created when the problem occurs which may help point to the cause.
Instructions are here:
MemeCode - Minidump Analysis

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