Originally Posted by archughes
Here is the actual message:
The system is shutting down. Please save all work in progress and log off. Any unsaved changes will be lost. This shutdown was initiated by NT AUTHORITY\\SYSTEM.
The system process C:\\WINNT\\SYSTEM32\\SERVICES.EXE terminated unexpectedly with status code 128. The system will shut down and restart.
Hey mate, I haven't read all the messages in this thread, but as soon as I've seen this post I thaught of something. Please try the folowing when the next time you see the above message:
2.Type shutdown -a
If the message dissapears and all will work fine you're in a huge mess. This message is given by an error in the svchost.exe win-native file and is caused by a malware/virus, the first that comes to my mind is MSBlaster.
*EDIT I managed to read all the posts. First of all, the palomino 1800 is not a great OCer, but it can surely get higher than that. The Athlon XP CPUs have hard locked multiplier. You can change in the bios whatever you want, it will stay @11x. To change the multi there is something that can be done, it's what you call a hard mod.
Here's how it can be done:
2.Choose English language (german is the other option)
3.Go to the Workshop icon in the right
4.Find the link to AthlonXP, Barton and T-Bread interactive pin mod guide
5.Play a little with that tool. With it you can basicly do whatever you want with your CPU: select multis, Vcore, FSB. However I advice you to stick only to the multiplier modifications as any of the others can seriously damage your rig if done wrong.
As for your mobo it god to the point you can no longer OC it. Any AthlonXP mobo (except the ones with nForce2) have a FSB bottleneck when OCing @10% over the nominal frequency. You can see your OC stopped exactly @10% over the stock speed. This a good reason: the VIA KT266, 333, 400, 600, 800 and even other SIS mobos don't have an AGP/PCI lock. At 10%OC the AGP runs @~73MHz which is the maximum acceptable freq, at 74MHz it locks. I mentioned EXCEPT NF2 MOBOS because they do have this lock so they can OC higher than 10% over stock.
My take: Change the multi to 12x with the help of that guide. If there's something you want to ask, well ask. Try TO OC again with the FSB. If you really reach 12x147 than change the multi to 13x and so on until you find the max CPU OC. Good luck mate!