Two or three weeks ago I encountered an error while booting up my computer.
I switch on the machine, it makes its way to the blue login menu which contains my user account, and as I'm entering my information the blue screen of death flashes on the screen and the system reboots.
On my second attempt to boot the machine, it makes its way to the the XP loading bar, then the same thing happens.
After this, I enter Safe Mode to scan for viruses, I'm using AVG Free Edition v7.5.503, obviously I didn't find anything; I don't think this is a virus, but I might be wrong.
After numerous scans with Spybot Search and Destroy, CCleaner, and AVG with no results, I decided to give it one more try on Normal Mode, and oh would you look at that, it works.
But as mentioned above, that was two or more weeks ago, and I'm now concerned about how long my computer has been running non-stop.
I'd rather not tempt fate by switching the machine off without an idea as to what the problem was to begin with.
I did install a piece of hardware before the problem came up, some kind little black SD Card reader thing, sorry for my lack of explanation on the hardware but I have no idea what it is called.
This has happened before, but I shrugged it off as a one-time thing. One thing I'm sure of though, is that this error is random as to where it happens in the boot sequence. The error never happens when the computer makes it to the desktop.