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LINK 56: Avoiding The Blue Screen Of Death

Postby Martin Walker » Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:49 pm

www.soundonsound.com/SOS/jan06/articles/pcmusician.htm

If you've ever been confronted by the dreaded Blue Screen Of Death, suffered random reboots or faced the frustration of inexplicable PC crashes, read on for some preventative measures...

THIS JANUARY 2006 PC MUSICIAN COVERS:


The Blue Screen Of Death - common causes in Windows 98/ME, and 2000/XP, and ways to get more information of any specific blue screen error to help you track down the cause.

Hints & Tips For Trouble-free Working - Power Management, Dual-Booting, Wireless mice.

Mains Power Supply problems - brownouts, blackouts, spikes, and surges, surge protection.

The Show Must Go On: Power Issues On Stage - mains filtering, most suitable audio interfaces.

Surviving A Power Cut - principles of the UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply).

Random PC Reboots - viruses, testing for faulty RAM, poor quality PSUs.

Specifying A UPS - standby, line-interactive, on-line, audio clicks during changeover.
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