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Error code I have a acer 3680-2633 that I might buy from my friend but when you turn it on the screen starts to setup then stops and give me error code 4159. She cannot find the operating system/recovery disk. Can this be fixed and still be worth it for me to buy it from her. Thanks Mike

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Re: Error code

Yes you can still fix this by running your winxp cd. the problem you related shows that the installaton was not completed or the operating system was corrupted. you may run the winxp cd by reformatting or you may repair using this cd.

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Error code 0x00000002

STOP 0x2 DEVICE_QUEUE_NOT_BUSY error code has a value that is 0x00000002. This is a fatal error typically known as STOP message or Blue Screen of Death (BSOD).
This error generally occurs in Windows XP but may also occur in latest version of Windows such as Windows Vista or windows 7. The computer may stop responding without warning. Moreover, your computer may give error messages like STOP 0x00000002 error or related errors and if blue screen appeared then you may have to restart the system in the mean time of your work due to which unsaved work will be lost.
Cause of Error:
  • You may be using corrupted profile in your system which raised this problem
  • The device driver of your system is not updated
  • Malfunction of hardware usually is the cause of error such as STOP 0x2 DEVICE_QUEUE_NOT_BUSY or similar error
  • Registry database of your system may have corrupted or modified erroneously by invalid application
  • You have installed new hardware unsystematic or installed unknown application
  • Spyware has infected the PC
  • Antivirus software is not working
  • The operating system or application might have run out of usable memory.
This is one of the serious problem in computer if it is not resolved instantly then it might create some more unexpected error. STOP 0x00000002 error and its related error will disturb you all the time and you may have to bear loss of data. When blue screen of death appear on your monitor screen then you need to restart directly whether you have saved your work or not. Therefore, you are suggested to fix STOP 0x00000002 error as earliest possible.

How to Fix:
To fix STOP 0x00000002 error you need to follow the following methods.

  • If this error occurs in your pc then you will have to restart the PC and then press F8 key before appearing Windows. You will see a black screen with white text giving many options. Select the option "Last Known Good Configuration" and press Enter. If you have configured the computer improperly then it may fix the error.
  • If you have installed any hardware in your system then the chances is more that the device driver is not updated and thus errors of type STOP are given at the time of operation. You must download latest drivers.
  • If your system does not become stable then you need to try scanning of registry with this tool. Since, registry keeps all configurations of your system if it gets impaired then you must download registry repairing softwareand repair it .
Mostly, spyware has been the reason of various errors in computer system. Spyware damages files in the computer system and if once damaged then it is no longer used and it also corrupt registry database. The file which is infected by virus may be a program file, system file etc. If STOP 0x00000002 error occur in spite of antivirus then download anti spyware to scan your computer.

Hope this information will help.
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Blue screen and blinking cursor

I have searched many ways online and found that the following method is the best, my friend had blue screen of death error too, he also quickly fix blue screen of death error with the following method. I think you should try it, I hope it can help you:

First turn off the system and turn on the system and as soon as you turn on the system , keep pressing F8 key and than high light safe mode with networking and click enter and once u r able to see the desktop screen

open up internet explorer and type the below website in the address box and hit enter

1: Download a blue screen of death error repair tool,install this error repair tool.
2: Open blue screen of death error repair tool and scan you computer for free
3: Then click the Repair All Button again and your done! It is very easy to repair blue screen of death error.

All the best......

Dec 09, 2010 | Acer Operating Systems

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What is BIOS caching and shadowing in computers? please give a link for its definition and what is it use for? i guess it's related to ''Blue Screen stop error''

I assume that you are talking about going into the setup screen at the startup of the computer. Bios shadowing usually refers to the video bios which when enabled allows it to be copied to the system dram for better performance. Bios caching enables segments of the system bios to be cached to main memory for faster execution. Cached essentially means saved to. As for the blue screen stop error- I refer to this as the Blue Screen of Death because usually the only way to fix it is by reformatting the hard drive and reinstalling the operating system. Hopefully this was a little helpful. Good Luck.

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The stop error code can help you find the cause. Could be bad memory, drivers, virus or even bad software.
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Blue screen error again

when you start the machine it will show you press del to enter setup or F 2 press those butons wich the machine tells you then only you will see the bios look for the things you mentioned and change them

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Acer Load Error

Detect the Harddisk in the BIOS setup & if it is detected then also it displays in the same manner then do one thing replace the BIOS.

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BSOD in windows XP Professional

A stop error occurs when Windows XP Professional stops responding. Stop error messages can be caused by hardware or software malfunctions. The error messages appear on a blue or black background. The following steps, which also appear on the stop error screen, help you find out the cause of a stop error and how to fix the problem. To troubleshoot General Stop Errors: 1. Restart your PC. Unplug each new hardware device, one at a time, to see if this resolves the error. Try to run any hardware diagnostic software supplied by your computer manufacturer. 2. If this is a new installation of hardware or software, contact the manufacturer for any Windows XP Professional updates or drivers you might need. Click Get support, or find information in Windows XP newsgroups (under "Ask for assistance") and then click Get help from Microsoft in the left-hand column. 3. Check the Microsoft Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) to verify that all your hardware and drivers are compatible with Windows XP Professional. 4. If you can start Windows XP Professional, check the System Log in Event Viewer for additional error messages that might help identify the device or driver causing the problem. 5. If you cant start Windows XP Professional, try to start your computer in safe mode, and then remove or disable any newly added programs or drivers. 6. Search the Microsoft Knowledge Base for "Windows XP Professional" and the number associated with the stop error you received. Specific Stop Errors Some stop errors display descriptive messages such as "DATA_BUS_ERROR" that can help you determine the exact solution for the error. This section discusses how to troubleshoot specific stop errors, based on the type of error you receive.

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