Images: Windows XP BSOD messages


When a serious system crash triggers a Stop error, deciphering the information displayed on the dreaded BSOD will expedite your troubleshooting efforts. In this gallery, Windows expert Greg Shultz explains several common Windows XP BSOD error messages. You can learn more about interpreting and resolving BSOD messages from Greg's article, Extract troubleshooting info from Windows XP BSOD error messages.

STOP: 0x0000000A
This Stop error, which can be caused by either software or hardware, indicates that a kernel-mode process or driver attempted to access a memory location it did not have permission to access or a memory location that exists at a kernel interrupt request level (IRQL) that was too high.

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