Acer® TravelMate Blue Screen Error
Acer® TravelMate® is a mid-range Intel® Centrino® laptop with 15.4” widescreen and a weight of only 6.2lbs. The laptop works with Intel® i885 chipset with Intel® Pentium® M 725 1.60 GHz 400 MHz FSB 2MB Cache Dothan core processor. The hard drive has a capacity up to 60GB. The laptop includes 5 degree angled keyboard and a touchpad with 4-way scroll button with equally sized left and right click buttons. The laptop might sometimes show a blue screen, which is called blue screen error. The blue screen error is usually caused due to system errors. When the operating system is suddenly terminated with an error, it shows the blue screen and locks up the system. The other reasons for blue screen errors are overheating of components, damaged hardware, and power supply and memory errors. Corruption of registry files and driver conflicts can also be a reason for blue screen errors.
- System performance
- Consequences of blue screen error
- Tips to prevent the errors
The blue screen error affects the system performance. After the blue screen error has appeared, the laptop might lose its speed. Different programs in the laptop might fail to load correctly. Error messages might start appearing regularly. Sometimes, the whole system freezes up or might encounter fatal errors. There are chances that your system can crash.
Consequences of blue screen error
If the blue screen error appears only once, it might not be a big problem. But, regular appearance of blue screen can affect Windows® XP or Windows Vista®. The blue screen error happens suddenly. So, you have to redo all the work you have not saved at that time before the error appeared. This also has negative impacts on your software like drivers. At time it can affect your hard disk and other hardware components.
Cleaning up of unnecessary files might avoid causing blue screen errors on your Acer® TravelMate®. If your laptop gets error message, rebooting of system might sometimes avoid this problem. When the POST screen comes, press ‘F8’ repeatedly and select the ‘safe mode’ to boot the operating system. If this does not work, press ‘F8’ and select the ‘Restore Last Known Good Configuration’ option in ‘Advanced Options’ menu to restore the recent save point and again reboot the laptop.