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    If i do a reinstall of XP will this remove all of my driver?
    I've been having problems for a while now with random crashes and windows sometimes tells me its driver related. But i've not added any new hardware or installed any new drivers ( that i know about). Am i right on this?

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    I think a place to start is to up-date your driver\drivers that are giving you the error, by the way the exact error codes associated with the problem would help us to help you, You can update any driver by knowing the device name, from there you would vist the manufactures site and they should provide the latest driver.

    Not a bad Idea to vist windows update page.

    Are you getting a blue screen error?

    Zep

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    "But i've not added any new hardware or installed any new drivers "
    This could be the problem. Drivers should always be kept up to date to assure that everything runs well. This is important if you have Windows Auto Update on as some patches can cause problems in older drivers.
    If, when your system crashes, it reboots automatically do the following.
    Go to Start -> Control Panel -> System
    - Go to Advanced
    - Under the Startup and Recovery section, click Settings...
    - Under System Failure un-check "Automatically restart"
    This will allow a message to be displayed that may help identify the problem.
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