Windows XP Media Centre version 2005

  rsedw 14:47 05 Nov 2006
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I had a 'blue screen windows' fatal error, two weeks ago, which advised that the system had to shut down to save damage, this occurred when I plugged my usb graphics tablet. Could not recover computer and had to format hard disk and reload Windows etc.
Had same error again,yesterday, but computer appears OK after restarting.
I feel there is something wrong but cannot put my finger on it.
I also cannot use power saving facilities in Control Panel. Screen will not go to screensaver or shut down if not used after a period of time of not being used.
I feel this is a Windows Media Centre problem but cannot find anything out about it.
Has anyone else had similar problems and found out how to rectify?

  Diversion 19:45 05 Nov 2006

It maybe something to do with how you've got it setup, for instance I disable the screensaver and also set my power to never switch off. Because both of these items use resources and run in the background, I personally altered my settings because my computer kept freezing up and it’s been no problem since I did those settings.

  Woolwell 22:03 05 Nov 2006

Windows Media Centre is Windows XP with extras. I don't think that the problem lies with the OS but more likely to be hardware.

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