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Q: Windows xp error ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Windows xp error
Category: Computers
Asked by: toolpusher-ga
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Posted: 13 Aug 2006 11:45 PDT
Expires: 12 Sep 2006 11:45 PDT
Question ID: 755579
What does this Windows XP error mean "The instruction "0x08167c82"
referenced memory at "0x00000080" the meomory could no be "written"

I am sure this is a sotware error and not memory related, I usally get
it when watching video clips

Request for Question Clarification by sublime1-ga on 13 Aug 2006 12:34 PDT

This discussion on the GeeksToGo forum offers several possible
solutions. I would recommend starting with the one that says
to uninstall DivX.

Here's a tailored search that yields other discussions:

"referenced memory at" "the memory could not be written"

Let me know where this takes you...


Request for Question Clarification by sublime1-ga on 10 Sep 2006 01:35 PDT

Did my input resolve your problem?

There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Windows xp error
From: marcseeger-ga on 14 Aug 2006 04:09 PDT
It IS software related. Due to some badly programmed video codec, your
System receives the command to write something to an area of your
Memory that is reserved for something else (another application,
windows itself, ...). That's why windows stops this attemp to write
and pops out an error message.

You'd most probably will solve the issue by updating your video codec
or simply switching to ffdshow (get it at )
Subject: Re: Windows xp error
From: tomhawk-ga on 23 Aug 2006 13:13 PDT
memory reference errors, are pure software related.. 

IT is important to know where exactly u get this error message, is
while starting any application, using any application, while viewing
video clips or when us sign in to windows

Does it happen only once? that you can click on ok and then continue working ,

or does it present itself repeatedly

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