Blue Screen of Death - Do mention the error code or something from it if you can spot it before the restart

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System randomly Crashing

Computer is running windows XP. seems to be crashing randomly, no pattern in its timing or activity to cause it. What could be causing this/how do I diagnose this? Event log shows >Event Type: ...
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Getting a BSOD when installing windows xp

I have installed Windows 7 on my laptop. Now I want to install Windows XP. How will I be able to pull this off without using Windows XP mode or any virtualization solution so that I could dual boot 7 ...
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Random BSOD with infamous DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and unknown dll

I was working on my computer for a few hours (Only had Remote Desktop and Firefox up, no heavy resource usage) when it randomly BSOD'd with DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and a dll I've never heard of ...
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I randomly have a BSOD, will recovering the PC make it work?

I randomly have the Blue Screen of Death, it happens to me a lot. Do you think recovering the PC will make it work?
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what to do if a computer gets a blue screen when trying to install windows xp

What might be the reason why I get blue screen when I try to install windows xp. on a laptop. Specifically an Acer aspire laptop with AMD Processor. What do I do to make it work. Its probably not the ...
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Windows7 + Dell D830 = frequent blue screens

I'm using Windows 7 on a Dell laptop (Latitude D380). The laptop used to be incredibly stable on Windows XP, but now I experience frequent blue screens (with a message saying "MEMORY DUMP") when I ...
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Dropped Dell XPS has hard-drive trouble

Yesterday, my mom dropped her laptop to the floor and got the blue screen of death after trying to boot the system. I was able to start a Fedora live CD and get some of her stuff off the hard drive, ...
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Firefox Crashes when watching video or playing flash games

Firefox crashes on me when I'm watching videos or playing flash games. Once in awhile, instead of just firefox crashing it'll result in a full blown blue screen with "irql_not_less_or_equal." Any ...
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BSOD - Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe

Recently, my Dell desktop has been randomly crashing when left running for an extended period of time. The following information was written to the dump file: Unable to load image ...
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Deleted contents of winsxs folder and BSOD

What can I safely delete from the "C:\WINDOWS" folder? I deleted the contents of that folder and my Windows 7 BSODs now. Do I have to reinstall?
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Different BSOD messages every time I turn on the computer

Every time I turn on my computer I receive a different BSOD. I can't even give info about my computer because I haven't been able to stay on it long enough. The following are the BSOD messages that ...
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Installation of Windows XP on Dell Inspiron fails due to BSOD

I have a Dell Inspiron with an i3 processor and I need to install Windows XP. When I try to install it, I get this blue screen: Why is that? What can I do to install Windows? EDIT in the bios, ...