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Multiple errors on newly-built PC

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November 15, 2010 1:06:57 PM

Thank you for looking.

OK. I'm thinking I have a bad motherboard or CPU. I have run a MemTest on each of my memory sticks and a Western Digital diagnostic test on my hard drive.

Here are the errors I have been getting often after I install/uninstall a program or the screen saver/welcome/lock screen comes on:

Application has generated an exception that could not be handled.

Buffer overrun detected. (upon opening a program)

Not enough system resources.

Bad Image. [file] is not a valid Windows image. (upon opening a program)

Windows can't create a shortcut here. (upon opening a program from the start menu)

There are no viruses on here. This computer is just a few days old and I have good security practices.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 550 Processor, x86 Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3325 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series , 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 305234 MB, Free - 289227 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-770T-USB3, x.x,
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
November 16, 2010 2:57:25 AM

^ I doubt the above errors have anything to do with Mobo or CPU,...Such errors are mainly due to bad memory or HDDs or even on the software front...
Did you try reinstalling the OS ?
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November 16, 2010 3:58:15 AM

Thank you for your reply.

yes, I have re-installed.
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November 16, 2010 1:56:24 PM

any ideas?
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November 17, 2010 2:34:40 AM

^ Re-Installed the OS from which disk ? Did you try with a different copy if it is accessible ?
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