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Error caused by a device driver

I wonder if anyone can help me...
I have a Dimension 8300 with XP Home Edition. 
128MB DDR NVidia GeForce FX 5200
I keep getting the 'Blue Screen' with the following message...  This message mostly pops up 90% of the time when I am in mid game using my DVD drive.
*** STOP: 0X0000007E  (0XC0000005, 0XBADE3553, 0XF7A00C5C, 0XF7A00958)
*** tfsnifs sys   address BADE3553 base at BADD3000, DATESTAMP 3F313057

Error caused by a device driver

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Error report summary

Error type:Windows stop error (A message appears on a blue screen with error code information)Solution available?:No (see Next steps)What does this error mean?:Windows has encountered an error from which it cannot recover and needs to restartCause:Unknown device driverComputer symptoms:A message appears on a blue screen with error code information (for example: e.g. 0x0000001E, KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED)Additional steps for you to take:Important: Please continue to send error reports so analysts at Microsoft can study and try to correct the problem as quickly as possible

Information about this error

You received this message because a device driver installed on your computer caused the Windows operating system to stop unexpectedly. This type of error is referred to as a "stop error." A stop error requires you to restart your computer.

Next steps

We have analyzed your error report and at this time are unable to determine the exact cause of the error. However, Microsoft will continue to analyze this error report to try to determine the specific cause of the error. If we are able to find the cause and correct it, and you encounter the same problem, you will receive an updated response that includes instructions for resolving the problem.


If anyone can help me with this problem please let me know.



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Re: Error caused by a device driver

See this article.  Try disabling Sonic DLA.
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