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Need some help reading Minidumps

I've uploaded several minidumps.  All have the fault pointing to win32k and ntkrpamp.  Everything I read says that this points to a memory problem.  All of the dumps have the same Default Bucket, but as far as I can tell there are no drivers being pointed to.  

The dumps in the zip file have been renamed to bmp from dmp to meet the allowed file types

I'd appreciate your opinion

Thx
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nobusCommented:
2001 refers to DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  DRIVER_FAULT    PROCESS_NAME:  csrss.exe    IMAGE_NAME:  win32k.sys
02               DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  DRIVER_FAULT    PROCESS_NAME:  COH32.exe    IMAGE_NAME:  ntkrpamp.exe
2101       DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  DRIVER_FAULT     PROCESS_NAME:  ezi_hnm2.exe   IMAGE_NAME:  win32k.sys

since these all point to different things, i would test ram with memttst86+ from www.memtest.org 
did you test it yet?
the next step is testing the disk
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c7c4c7Author Commented:
Have not tested memory yet, from reading some of the posts it would seem that memtest will not always find faulty memory.  Is there a better tool?
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nobusCommented:
it is the best i lnow; but there is NO test that tests evrything - so there is always room for an error (1% ?)
try it first
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c7c4c7Author Commented:
So I replace all of the memory, removed the video card, mutlimedia card and the modem.  Started up the machine let it set for a while and it crashed, blue screen.

Ran chkdsk, it found a couple of things and fixed them.  Let it set for a little bit and it crashes.

Now what?
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nobusCommented:
i see several possible culprits :
1- bad power supply
2- bad mobo (bad capacitors?)
3- overheating - you can monitor by installing speedfan http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php      
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c7c4c7Author Commented:
I understand everything but the power supply, how can it create a blue screen?
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nobusCommented:
unstable PS cause anything....file corruption, disk corruptions..
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c7c4c7Author Commented:
Probably should have tried this first
Brought the machine up in safe mode ran Norton Anti Virus the system stayed up for the complete run, normally it would have died a couple of minutes/seconds into the run.  Turned off everythin in MSconfig, brought the machine up normally started up Norton Scan and it died about 1 minute in.

Makes me beleive there's a program that is running that is causing the problem.  Any suggestions?
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nobusCommented:
since it ran in safe mode, i believe it to be a driver problem
start updating all drivers  for the mobo : chipset, then video
or try other hardware.
you can also delete all "older " hardware from device manager : in the view tab, click "show hidden devices" and delete those
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c7c4c7Author Commented:
Turned out to be a bad hard drive.  I had nothing to loose so I created a backup using Ghost, during which Ghost blew off because of a bad sector.  I creating a backup using Ghost ignoring bad sectors on the drive and restored it to a new hard drive, installed it and the machine no longer crashes
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nobusCommented:
then please close the question - i think i answered it
unless you need more help ?
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