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Anyone still "BSOD-free" using Windows XP?

Have you experienced the "Blue Screen of Death"  

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Digital.K    2

I pretty much stopped getting BSOD's after I installed SP1, I have only gotten 2 since and it was because of something I did and not a problem with XP. Overall I would give XP a 10 on stability

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yanman    0

Never! yay!

lol.. i've seen it on my friends systems a few times.. never on mine.

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snippet1    0

None yet. However I think I got one once in win XP setup :hmmm:

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flakingbiscuit    0

grrr. i just got two of the same one today. msft error reporting leads me nowhere. maybe it's time for a reformat :-\

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iron2000    21

My latest is self-inflicted.

I was experimenting with BSplayer and I discovered the play speed settings.

Wanted to show this function to my sis.

Kept pressing the increse speed hotkey.

Movie went faster and squekyer.

Until this blue screen came up and I had to restart.

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RaWShadow    0

Only blue screen i had was from bad memory.

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KC    0

Had two or three but its been ages

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Zip    0

never had one.. just a few freezes from overheating (overclock)

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Lingwo    490

I had one when i tried installing OpenGL drivers for my Savage4 even though they were correct drivers for some reason any OpenGL game BSOD'd when you exited it. but apart from that i think i have never had one on XP

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hornett    0

XP is some good ****. I haven't had any in 2 years and I've made countless cockups setting things up etc.

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akaladis    1

used to see one once i a blue moon... due to crappy ISDN drivers and nvidia driver... now that i have a good ISDN device (other drivers of course :p) and WHQL detonators, i havent seen any BSODs... not even explorer crashes (auto restart of explorer.exe)... And i rarely reboot... (When i do reboot, its not because of a problem haha... its because i shut it down and go to sleep... hahahaha)

/Raptor

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Dudydoo    0

In my experience as a system builder, BSOD in any version of Windows are normally caused by flakey drivers, cheap hardware and faulty hardware. I used to run Windows 98 SE on many machines without a BSOD for ages. Of course, this does not include lockup's and crashes :)

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Tech_8356    0

no BSOD's here since RC1! :D

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nohoy    0

i can see above about bsod from drivers so let me say i have seen plenty.

first off cause i tried to run my voodoo 5 on xp right when it came out, so thats more than understandable why the drivers werent working (open source)

and then i have a creative sound card. worst drivers ever. install them normally and i got the bsod, then i used open source (kx) drivers and no problems whatsoever... last time i ever buy creative.

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Phil Gates    0
My latest is self-inflicted.

I was experimenting with BSplayer and I discovered the play speed settings.

Wanted to show this function to my sis.

Kept pressing the increse speed hotkey.

Movie went faster and squekyer.

Until this blue screen came up and I had to restart.

hahaha

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krmathis    3

I have been running Windows XP for almost 2 1/2 years, and have got some BSOD`s.

I guess around 10 in total.

For your information:

It is possible to remove the BSOD in WinXP, disable it and the computer does a restart instead! :pinch:

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Chicane-UK    675

Has XP even been out for 2 and a 1/2 years?

I find XP behaves pretty well generally.. no real headaches, and have seen very few BSOD's.

A definate and much needed improvement over Windows 9x/Me!!! :)

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Galley    1
Has XP even been out for 2 and a 1/2 years?

I find XP behaves pretty well generally.. no real headaches, and have seen very few BSOD's.

A definate and much needed improvement over Windows 9x/Me!!! :)

No, XP was released to retail on Oct. 25, 2001, but was available a month or two earlier on OEM machines.

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AnalogRival    1
I've had BSODs since day one while using both Pro and Home (I'm using Pro now). I'm STILL trying to figure out the codes. My drivers and bios are up to date and my memory is ok. My hardware is ok, although one of the error codes points to a piece of hardware the I DON'T EVEN HAVE. I have a nice collection of pictures of my BSODs. I am SO GLAD I got that Canon S400.

Check your temperatures, and check your voltage levels too, since the errors seem to have nothing in common really.

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