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Oh NO! :( I did that all before and it has begun again. This is my back up system ... is there another way since this holds files and pictures as a back up? Oh Please say Yes! Mary Report abuse posted by freespiritmk on Feb 18, 2009 Hi, I don't believe this is a virus and I run Spyware Doctor and Registry Mechanic as well as Virus scan from Avast. This IBM ThinkPad is loaded with XP Pro A 31 Series (Type 2652) P 3U, S/N99, 32P4414. When I say warning ... The whole system goes down and a ble screen appears with while type warning it will dump files and uninstall recently installed ... Also it says if I have not seen this message before reboot. Since I don't know what to do I rebiit anyway. A few years ago this message came up and I had to reframe my system. I installed Verivon software and the message again appeared. I again reformated to day one and spoke to Verizon. The patter is: videos trigger this shut down and NOT ALWAYS! It is fine when I play DVDs but I am wondering if it overloads the video card ... and need updates. Please Help ... I am as I type downloading some updated the=at correct "errors" but I don't see my situation mentioned. I am downloading them in hopes of inadvertently fixing it! Please can you help...I donot believe this is a virus or trogen. Mary Solution #1posted on Feb 18, 2009 xa_9669 Rank: Master Rating: 85%, 7 votes Hello Mary, You seem to be getting what is called, the blue screen of death. This blue screen with white text can be caused by many things and I will provide a link for you to read at the end of this post. After reading the reasons the blue screen of death is occurring their should be some links ( on the site i will link you to) to places that may help. My suggestion would be to start up in safe mode. To do that you hit f8 on the computers start up. Then log in to the administrators account and un-install any reciently insatlled programs. ( the ones you installed and after received the blue screen of death. Restart your computer and log in the normal way. Update everything ( even your drivers). And of course restart. Once you have your computer working fine wiht outh the blue screen of death then add the programs installed one by one till you find which one is causing it. AFter that feel free to post back wiht your results and I will be glad to help. http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=1647&page=3 That is the link to the website for the blue screen of death. I hope this helped. -Ryan

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I have had this problem with mine and a few of my friends computers. they were dell. i couldnt get into safe mode or normal. so i got an external enclosure for the 2.5inch hard drive thats in them. so i would take out the hard drive and put it in the external enclosure and hook it up to another computer and save all the pictures and music and stuff like that on to my computer if i had space or another external hard drive i had. i always run a virus scan before i transfer anything. then i would format the hard drive a few times and reinstall windows and everything

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Hello Mary,

You seem to be getting what is called, the blue screen of death. This blue screen with white text can be caused by many things and I will provide a link for you to read at the end of this post. After reading the reasons the blue screen of death is occurring their should be some links ( on the site i will link you to) to places that may help.


My suggestion would be to start up in safe mode.
To do that you hit f8 on the computers start up. Then log in to the administrators account and un-install any reciently insatlled programs. ( the ones you installed and after received the blue screen of death.

Restart your computer and log in the normal way. Update everything ( even your drivers). And of course restart.

Once you have your computer working fine wiht outh the blue screen of death then add the programs installed one by one till you find which one is causing it.

AFter that feel free to post back wiht your results and I will be glad to help.

http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=1647&page=3


That is the link to the website for the blue screen of death.


I hope this helped.

-Ryan

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