Laptop Blue Screen

  Dante001 16:17 26 Apr 2007

Okay guys bare with me its quite a bit complicated.

One day I got a blue screen on my laptop. The blue screen became frequent and eventually I gave in a sent it to a technician. I got it back and he charged me £30.

Next day im using it and *pop* blue screen. I took it back to the technician. He said the hard drive is faulty - charged me £65 for a new hardrive.

Now i have it back again and its popping up with blue screens every 5 minutes!


Now, I've done a bit of research and searching the forums and I hear this is likely a RAM problem? Anymore info you need let me know! Please help me. Thank you! :)

  Gongoozler 16:30 26 Apr 2007

RAM is one possibility, but equally it could be an overheating CPU or motherboard, or a driver problem. This is one of those almost meaningless error messages that Microsoft give, which is why your repairer is having such trouble pinning down the cause. Try leaving the computer running for a time in Safe Mode. That should help to tell if it is a driver problem. Did your repairer try cleaning the fins of any heatsinks?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:37 26 Apr 2007

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  Dante001 17:35 26 Apr 2007

Thanks for the help. How do I tell in safe mode if it is a driver problem?

I dont think the repairer cleaned anything. In fact im not even sure what he did - he told me that a new hard drive would resolve it but its still the same.

Thanks for the info aswell Fruit Bat I will give it all a try.

  Gongoozler 18:37 26 Apr 2007

In Safe Mode, only the basic drivers and no other programs load, so if the blue screen doesn't happen in Safe Mode, it's most likely that it's a driver issue, usually the graphics driver.

  Dante001 01:30 27 Apr 2007

Hi, I ran the system in Safe Mode for a while (about an hour or so) and no errors / blue screens occured. However the moment I shut off the computer and ran Windows normally, the blue screen appeared with a new message "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA." I am right in saying that this is likely to be a hardware defect than a driver problem? Thanks

  Gongoozler 09:26 27 Apr 2007

Laptop runs normally in Safe Mode, but blue screens immediately in normal mode suggests to me that this is a driver or software problem. I think the first driver to try uninstalling and reinstalling is the graphics driver.

  jaggerjack 18:26 12 Sep 2011

what the problem when the blue screen say it's a technical problem?

when the blue screen appear,it auto restart and when i chose safe mode also happen again.... it didn't even have a chance to load the window,every time i tried...

  onthelimit1 18:32 12 Sep 2011

Why oh why add to a four year old thread! Start your own thread and try to make it understandable!

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