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"Jiho" <Jiho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:FE756645-DAEE-458A-A361-C4B3EB541A0A@microsoft.com...
>I have used windows xp for sometime now but I have never seen a problem quite
> like this one. I have no idea why my windows keeps crashing.
> Nothing is on the event manager, right now the only thing I can assume is a
> hardware problem.
> The problem happens when I am using MSN while surfing. When I alt+tab from
> the MSN chat screen to IE, the system crashes. This problem does not happen
> every time but quite often.
> I can use the mouse and the alt+tab "swich screen" seems to show but I can
> not access the task manager or any other programs running (including MSN and
> The only thing I can do then is hard boot the machine.
> I have tried reinstalling windows with no success.
> This problem is on my new "referbished" HP laptop(nc4010).