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Write Fault Error Writing Device AUX

Posted on 1998-07-03
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My computer will give me this error "Write Fault Error Writing Device AUX" randomly, even when my computer is idle and i'm not even using it.  What's the cause and how do i fix it?
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by:harley47
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Please provide more information on your computer specs.
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by:cryption
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cyrix 686 PR-200
1.6 gig HD(brand not known, but i could find out if its needed)
32 megs EDO ram
24x mitsumi CDrom
Diamond Stealth 3D 2000
Phoebe 56k fax/data/voice modem
16 bit soundblaster waveeffects
BIOS is award 3/97

When i get that error message, i have the options to abort, retry, fail... nothing works but abort and when i abort it gives the "it is now safe to shutdown your computer" message.. any other info you need?
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jmharr12 earned 120 total points
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Sounds like there a device like a modem, harddrive, mouse (more likey ram) has stoped working. even when windows 98 idle its still doing stuff with the ra, and cpu. maybe some if your ram is bad? thats why its saying that, and its giving you the change to try to rewrite to the ram? or cpu?
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by:cryption
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Thanks.  That's what was wrong with it.  While I was waiting for an answer, i did my own research, i found out my cpu was overheating and causing it to reset or make it unstable and give errors like the one i posted.  Now i made a mod for my computer that blows air over the motherboard and its working perfectly! ;)  Evedently when it overheated it made the system unstable and maybe caused it to not function correctly when writing to the ram?  Either way, its fixed now. Thanks
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