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Windows XP Problems-Please help

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Treyes3, Nov 26, 2011.

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  1. Treyes3

    Treyes3 Thread Starter

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    I'm having problems with my computer. It randomly restarted with a window stating that my "System recovered from a serious error". It involves two files that are constantly causing a problem. It's happened more than once.

    The two files are under: C:\DOCUME~1\My name\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER2909.dir00\Mini112511-01.dmp
    C:\DOCUME~1\My name\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER2909.dir00\sysdata.xml

    It occasionally starts with symbols that appear all over the screen. I talked to a tech guy and he suggested that it is probably a virus messing with my computer.
     
  2. Phantom010

    Phantom010 Trusted Advisor

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    Can you post a few of your latest minidump files? They are located in C:\WINDOWS\Minidump. ZIP them and attach them to your next post.

    Right-click the minidump file, select Send To, then select Compressed (zipped) Folder.

    Windows will compress (zip) the file and save the new zipped file in the same location.
     
  3. Treyes3

    Treyes3 Thread Starter

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    I'm uploading all of the minidump files that I found under C:\WINDOWS\Minidump
     

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    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

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    I looked at 8 or 9 logs and they mostly suggest memory corruption. The symbols that appear all over the screen also suggest a memory problem. I would test RAM using Memtest86+ available here: http://memtest.org

    Boot your computer from a Memtest86+ CD or DVD and let it run for several hours. The screen should show no red errors.

    Note: The two files you mentioned aren't causing a problem, they are reporting that there is a problem.
     
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