BSOD and reboot when opening programs.

  jake2 20:19 24 Sep 2009

My pc will blue screen and reboot when I try to open certain programs. I tried to start NFS underground 2 and it crashed and rebooted, it still doing this. Last night it did the same thing when I tried to open the sound card control panel.
How can I work out whats causing this and fix it?

  ashleycardwell94 20:21 24 Sep 2009

have you tried safe mode?

  chub_tor 20:28 24 Sep 2009

Follow this guide click here to stop your machine from automatically rebooting and you will then be able to read the error code which will help you find what is causing your machine to crash.

  jake2 20:42 24 Sep 2009

Not tried safe mode yet ashley. I turned off the automatic reboot so now at least I have an error message.
BAD_POOL_CALLER Whatever that means. Googling in a mo!
error code: 0x000000C2

Does that mean anything?

  chub_tor 09:16 25 Sep 2009

click here gives a couple of solutions, try the one from Anurag Bhardwaj about half way down.

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