I have noticed that although We Install Software & Hardware on WIN machines, we have no clue what caused a crash or hanging of the system..
Pls use the following to stress the WIN machine for their drivers and it may crash the PC.. and then diagnose the problem..
— the process copy pasted from the forum on msdn —
Update: Driver Verifier is included in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 to promote stability and reliability;
You can use this tool to troubleshoot driver issues. Windows kernel-mode components can cause system corruption or system failures as a result of an improperly written driver, such as an earlier version of a Windows Driver Model (WDM) driver. This article describes how to use Driver Verifier to isolate and troubleshoot a driver in the system.