Daughter home with her Dell Inspiron Laptop 1100 With Windows XP SP2 Home. The computer has had not reent hardware or software changes. Crashed a couple of days at boot with the Blue screen message advising that it was possibly hardware related and to test memory and check graphics card dumping physical memory and that Windows was shut down to prevent damage.
1: Crashed again while Norton was scanning (same message). Ran all updates again and finally scanned once more.....crashed with the same blue screen message. Uninstalled Norton Antivirus and rebooted. It crashed while deleting temp files from IE.
2: Unit has an original equipment 2 year old fujitsu 30 gig hardrive.....downloaded and ran diagnostic testing on Hardrive from Fujitsu.......it passes both quick and comprehensive testing.
3: Ran a repair install.....still crashes with more and more frequency and there is some scratchy static like noise when windows boots back up