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I want to know what exactly causes this error in Windows?

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we need more details...any recent software installs? Driver updates? etc... –  studiohack Apr 29 '10 at 19:19
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also the actual error code too. –  ChrisF Apr 29 '10 at 19:22
    
it would be nice if you submit any further infos about the error, as chrisf suggest...also for the poor googlers out there! –  dag729 Apr 30 '10 at 0:22

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Look here for general overview.

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BSODs are caused by all kinds of things, from hardware failures to driver updates...check out this Wikipedia article on Blue Screens of Death. highly informative...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Screen_of_Death

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