Whilst on games my computer has recently started to randomly restart itself. A error comes up so its someting in windows and not a loose wire as I originally thought. The error report says these files are involved- C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini092404-01.dmp C:\DOCUME~1\Craig\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER3.tmp.dir00\sysdata.xml
That one in temp- temp isn't critical is it? Could this be some form of virus? If not how do I fix whatever it is?
A friend of mine used to use partition magic with WIN 98 on my PC to run Boot Magic so I could run seperate installations of drivers (for a sound card). However, we fell out and now I have a better card that doesn't require seperate drivers, but I dont think I've ever got rid of this relic, despite trying as I no longer boot with bootmagic. 1 thing I notice is that my 60Gig HD is only ever recognised as 55 and my 120Gig HD is about the same amount down. Could it be that there is a hidded load of win98/boot magic/partition magic/ghost files that I just want removed. I am a little bit scared to rumage around, is there a safe way I can start afresh, like re-installing everything and wiping my HD's clean (after saving all my music and word files of course)? P.S. I have XP pro, office 2003 and run Cubase SX2 for music.
It was happening since before I installed a new game with a old game. The new game has nothing to do with it I don't think. So the temp directory is safe to totally cleanse? (thats just where zip stuff and install files et all go right?)
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