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Blue Screen - possible to prevent?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kathyPol, Dec 23, 2008.

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  1. kathyPol

    kathyPol Thread Starter

    Dec 23, 2008
    Hi everyone,

    I am using my computer for not so long. One week ago I got a Blue Screen. As an any newbie I was shocked and didn't know what to do. I reinstalled entire Windows, lost some useful files and spent 6 hours on configuring my system! It was terrible.
    I have a question does anyone know if there is some software that could save XP from Blue Screen?
    I believe that it could save much time and nerves spent on Windows reinstall.

    Any advices are appreciated!
    Thank you in advance!
  2. thomasSxS


    Dec 23, 2008
    Hi kathyPol,

    I had the same problem as you not so long ago. I was too tired to reinstall my XP for the 6th time.
    I found System Optimizer suite from Digeus.
    it is now 4 monthes my PC is working stable without Windows reinstalling, so I quess that suite helped me.

  3. etaf

    etaf Wayne Moderator

    Oct 2, 2003
    it depends on what the blue screen said
    sometimes its a very simple fix of re-installing a device driver

    to stop the blue screen flashing past
    control panel>
    advanced tab>
    startup and recovery - settings>
    under the title - system failure
    untick - automatically restart


    now when it crashes - it willnot restart and the blue screen should stay on the screen
    post the info on the screen
    it will give the errorcodes and a filename, if caused by a driver.
  4. devil_himself


    Apr 7, 2007
    Click Start, click Run, type eventvwr.msc in the Open box, and then press Enter.
    Click the Application category.

    Look For Recent Errors > Double Click on them > Another Windows Will open > On the Right Side use the Double Notepad icon to copy the error paste them here

    Navigate to "%SystemRoot%\Minidump"
    Zip some of the latest 'minidumps' and attach them in your next reply
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