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Blue Screen Hi, My laptop has gone into continual restart with blue screen. I use the recovery disk that came with the machine, no joy. I use a WIN XP install disk and it will re-install to a point, then blue screen. I use WIN XP Recovery console, copy the NTLDR and NTDETECT.COM try a FIXMBR, that's ok. Try Bootcfg and this will not work even after a chkdsk Any ideas?

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OK, so I took out the added RAM, changed the internal RAM to a new 1GB stick. The machine booted, windows started, I logged on, then blue screen. I put the old internal RAM back in, changed the hard drive, same result. This test suggests that the RAM is fine as is the hard drive as the blue screen appeared with different hardware. My next step is to replace the motherboard as the appears to be the issue. I'll let you know how I get on.

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