Computer Crashing at random intervals in XP bluescreening with error code BCCODE:100000EA etc...

Posted on 2006-03-31
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
I have a PC system as follows
M/Board: MSI RS480M2 Socket 939
CPU: AMD 64Bit 3200+
Memory: 512MB DDR
GPU: PCI-E NX6600 512Mb DDR2

Here is the Bluescreen error i recieve

BCCODE: 100000EA (BCP1: 81EE7260, BCP2: 824744F8, BCP3: F8AA5CB4, BCP4: 00000001)
OSVER: 5_1_2600.sp.2.0         PRODUCT 256_1


I am totally lost as to what this error means and what it's caused by.
Question by:mendmycomputer
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    This is a known problem with nVidia graphics cards and nForce chipset motherboards.  See
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    by:Will Szymkowski
    Did you just recently just upgrade your Operating System?

    Check out this link on the MS website

    hope this helps

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    Do you have a Radeon Video adapter? If so, update the drivers:
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    oops..sorry.didn't see the video adapter listed.
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    Many forums report this error. Sample:
    Error code 000000ea = "THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER" - A device driver is spinning in an infinite loop, most likely waiting for hardware to become idle. This usually indicates problem with the hardware itself, or with the device driver programming the hardware incorrectly. In many cases this is the result of a bad video card or a bad display driver.
    Check "event viewer"(Control Panel - Admin. Tasks) to see if you can identify the rogue driver.
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