Windows XP Pro System Failure

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HoVnO

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#1
Is there any way to completely turn off the auto-shutdown option in Windows XP Pro??? It's really making me mad because I always try to download a bunch of songs and then the computer just shuts down on me because of a system failure! I've tried looking for an option to turn it off, but all I found was an option to stop the restarting or the memory dump. It's really causing me a lot of stress, so can you please tell me if there is a way or not to turn this annoying thing off?
 

Qumahlin

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#2
um...there is no way to turn it off because it is a system failure as you said!...you might focus on finding the problem as that is the only way to stop it from restarting or giving you a blue screen

I wish they had a don't crash option :)
 
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HoVnO

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#3
yeah, that would be nice to have a no-crash option, but I used to use Windows ME and it never did anything like this to me, it never crashed or anything, so why would XP suddenly do it to me?
 
#4
Need to find out what's causing the crash. What kind of messages are you getting? Is there anything in the event viewer logs that catalog the crashes?
 
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HoVnO

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#5
I basically know what the problem is, I think it might be an overload of CPU usage or something like that, because it always happens when I have a bunch of programs opening or like downloading a lot of songs. The computer just stops and shuts down, and I get like a"Blue Screen of Death" type of thing, but it has different things written on it, I don't remember exactly what though. I also know that it does write an error log but I'm not to sure about what to do with that.
 
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Shover Bot

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#8
What kind of processor is it, and do you have any temp monitoring software installed? That "problems under heavy cpu load" *might* be a temperature problem.
 
H

HoVnO

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#9
I've got an AMD 500MHz processor (I know, it's crappy) And no temperature monitoring software. But I dont really think it would be the temperature because I usually have my computer on for very long periods of time and I never get anything like this...and its also never happened to me with windows ME....
 
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HoVnO

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#11
yeah yeah, thats on the blue screen that comes up. Its kinda long though, its like stop: 00x000x000x0. But its in a different combination. How are those gonna help me though?
 

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