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May 9, 2003 5:17:06 AM

This is the error message I keep getting. Help please. I am running the bare minimum to get the PC going.

mobo
cpu
cd/rw
hardrive
RAM
Vid Card

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

If this is the first time you’ve seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen aperars again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup options, and then select safe mode.

Technical information:

*** Stop: 0x00000050 (0xFFFFFFE8, 0x00000001, 0x804D69D7, 0x00000000
Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete
Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further assistance


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May 9, 2003 10:40:56 AM

Some information to get you started with the troubleshooting process:

<A HREF="http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?u..." target="_new">Stop 0x00000050 or PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA</A>

If I were you, I'd start with checking the physical RAM in the system. <A HREF="http://www.memtest86.com/" target="_new">Memtest86</A>

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May 9, 2003 1:19:57 PM

Please help, i'm getting the same problem too.
i ran memtest before. it took me around 20 hours with 40 something pass and no fail. But i did not wait till the test finish because i was afraid when it took long time...
Please did anyone seen this problem before.......


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May 9, 2003 3:24:08 PM

I am getting a different error message, every time I try to finish installing XP. The above is the most common. Among the other error messages though I am seeing a theme. Video and memory. Perhaps there is something wrong with the Vid Card? Would the card display anything if these wern't working properly? Ill post this question in the Graphics Card section too.

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May 9, 2003 4:44:33 PM

OK. I got it working. Here is what I did. It may work for you too provided you have the same or similar set up.
I just underclocked my cpu to FSB 133. This has gotten XP installed now I can install drivers and everything else. When thats done I will move it back up to 200.

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May 10, 2003 2:53:29 AM

I would think that underclocking the FSB means you may have ammeory that can't take the higher speed. You might also want to check if the Cycle Length(CL) is set to 2 or 3, if it's on 2 set it to 2.5 or 3 if you can. May need to look at the timing situation of memory as well. May not be anything wrong with it other then it may not be for higher speed/timing.

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May 10, 2003 11:38:46 AM

wow!!! 200fsb. What setup are you running with. Amd or Intel.
i think my problem is with my software, it was running smoothly before i formatted. After i formatted and installed Norton Systemworks, i got this problem.
Might try formatting again to install XP home and 2003 server.

Anyway, i'm using intel and i'm running with my stock speed. i tried increasing my fsb to 150 but it's not stabil because i'm still using intel hsf...
I'm using P4G8X Deluxe and i'll get a centerwood processor soon to up my fsb to 200 easily or higher if i can.
I heard it does not couse much heat to processor, motherboard and the chipset this way.


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