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First BSOD in XP after some new hardware installs

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April 9, 2002 3:17:55 AM

First BSOD in XP after some new hardware installs.

I've had my new computer for about a month now without even a hiccup from XP. Early this evening (3 hours ago) I install and additional 256MB of DDR RAM (kingston) and a RADEON 8500 video card. I followed very cautious procedures in uprgrading the video card as well. In addition, I upgraded the drivers to the most recent OFFICIAL ones from ATI.

After about 2.5 hours after getting everything going I get a BSOD. After the ONE incident it hasn't occurred in over an hour. Anyways, it stated something like this:

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STOP: 0x0000008E (0XC000001D, 0XBF836C89, 0XB67F4FC, 0X00000000)

Win32k.sys - address BF836C89 base at BF800000, Datestamp 367de698

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Can anybody help? Any suggestiond is greatly appreicated!

Thanks,
J

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April 9, 2002 4:42:20 AM

This is the only thing that I can find on STOP: 0x0000008E errors messages in the MS Knowledge Base related to WinXP. Information about STOP messages from Microsoft in regards to WinXP is still very limited at this time. Unfortunately.

<A HREF="http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=k...;en-us;Q315335" target="_new">"STOP 0x0000008e" Error Message During Windows XP Setup (Q315335"</A>

Check in the Event Viewer Logs to see if any additional information can be found on the BSOD. Right-click My Computer, Manage, Event Viewer, Application and/or System.

Right-click the individual error messages and chose Properties for information on the error.

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