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Orange Screen Of Death


Alright, i was typing madly along like i do every day, and the screen on my laptop went 100% orange. After 10 seconds of staring and blinking, i rebooted it and it's fine. Has anyone ever seen this? What happened?

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Problem: screen goes black. The power light is orange on the monitor. Checking the cpu/tower - the on/off button is orange. Moving the mouse - pressing keys - does nothing. To turn the computer off, i pressed and held the on/off button. On starting the computer back up - everything seemed to be fine. I then started running virus scans (ie: norton, ms antispyware and many others). During one of the scans - while i was away, the computer again "turned off". It happened again when running quickbooks - however, i had just entered data - and turned away - ie - sadly - not watching if anything was happening. Dell support was interesting. While the computer is out of warranty - i was not expecting the following: the dell rep hung up on me! I guess it was because i questioned removing the coin-battery as a solution. Was ok with "reseating" the hard drive cables - but why the battery?

Sadly, i've been at this computer for 30 minutes now, and it has not turned off. (Sadly?)

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Ok, i thought. Maybe it's the windows disc, (it's pretty scratched). I decide to use my older, non-sp2 installation disc. "Success!" I thought. Windows boots and everything. Though, i notice that my 160gb hdd is only being detected as 127gb. A bit strange i thought, so i tried to i start to install sp2, (from the disc from microsoft), to see if that would solve the hdd space problem. Crashed, (it restarts itself after every crash). I tried installing some device drivers. Some were successful, but the usb 2. 0 drivers for some reason required at least sp1. So i moved on to the next set of drivers. Crash. Once again, i tried the sp2 installation. It amazingly went through.

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Problem event name: bluescreen
Os version: 6. 0. 6001. 2. 1. 0. 768. 3
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Bcp1: fffffffb
Bcp2: 00000000
Bcp3: 8204e20c
Bcp4: 00000000
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