How often does ur XP crash


How often do you get a BSOD on XP  

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BigDaddy

haven't crash on mine since 2003 :p

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Seboune75

Honestly... Never :no:

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insanekiwi

twice in like 5 years. and only because i screwed around with my hardware.

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JimmyT

Never, without me doing something stupid.

I had some BSODs and everytime it was my mistake:

1. extreme overclocking: BSOD

2. unsigned drivers for a motherboard which is a newer model than the one I got.

3. I tried to move the tower a few inches, and I dropped it :) while the computer was on. And the hard drive failed when I dropped it. So I got a BSOD.

4. Hot-unplug the SATA drive, being my OS drive. I was trying to see how far the hot-swapping of SATA protocol would go.

Can you believe it? There are people who still support Win98SE as the best MS operating system, better than winXP and more stable...

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+forster

You should never get a BSOD if you take care of your machine, and the software you install.

That's why I havent ;)

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Galley

BSODs in XP are an urban legend; they don't exist! :yes:

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SkyyPunk

my desktop crashes about once every two weeks...always due to 'delay write failed'

my laptop has never really crashed, unless a program i was working on accidentally caused it :)

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ventrox

i've never seen WinXP crashing...

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mealies

I have to say as a Apple and Linux Fanboy,

my WinXP has not crashed on me in over a year now and i push it hard with Oracle 9i Server installed and other server tools, it is the best Windows yet

what have i said :pinch:

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cyclingplatypus

I've never gotten the BSOD in XP. :D

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kronik

never, unless hardware related

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uniacidz

Bout 5-10 times times

Only because i was using conflicting software in which i knew that they would conflict, and so, the crashes/BSOD were expected.

Otherwise, been working a dream.

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Vykranth

Only once in almost four years, because a hard drive had terminal problems.

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dukelion

Bow down to the dude that said treat XP well and it'll return the favour. And as most people here rarely/never get crashes, it's good to know neowinians know what they're doing :)

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APL88
I have to say as a Apple and Linux Fanboy,

my WinXP has not crashed on me in over a year now and i push it hard with Oracle 9i Server installed and other server tools, it is the best Windows yet

what have i said :pinch:

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I agree I never crash, in well over a year.

Windows XP w/Service Pack 2 is my favorite OS. Period.

I hate Linux and Mac and Windows Snobs. I like all the OS's but XP SP2 is the best by far in my opinion.

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+Ely

More than a year ago, and it was actually my fault for installing a bad driver that was not for XP, This is a VERY stable and rock solid OS. I love it :)

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ring0
Only when i had a bad stick of memory in :happy:

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same here. took me a total of 5 minutes to fix it.

i've been using xp since it was released and i've never had a software/os-based crash.

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sundayx

wow never.

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NeoXY

every 6 month or so, it'd crash.....but I have never got a BSOD before...

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1WayJonny

never ever since i can remember

you control how stable it is to a point the rest is your hardware vendors.

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nekrosoft13

since 2001 i seen BSOD, maybe twice, that that was my fault

other then that i crashes sometimes, especially now with Guild Wars it crashes often.

but this is the only game that it crashes with, so i blame the game, there gotta be some issue with it.

other then that, it never crashes with any applications

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mc cockface

i crash regulary...f*****g flakey software!!! (not XP) XP is sweet as a button unless i contract some virus which has only happened twice... i dont count the msn virus as it is as week as ****... any1 else agree with me? great deployment but it doesnt really do much and was far too easy to get rid of.

Oh sometimes i crash when some poorly coded game pushes my pc 2 far and too hot causing it too reboot. not xp's fault tho.

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