My case is simple, and has simple solution. (Apart from not install XPBURNER - like yours)
When installing CDBurnerXP without notice off Open Candy My XP crashed twice.
At the third ocasion " I had lost the conection to internet and had to reinstall my system."
This is the answer:
I Was having a trojan in my computer before try to install your HIDDEN FRIEND --->> OPEN CANDY <<<--
and the trojan don't let OpenCandy to make his dirty tricks. My "trojan" gets offended and then
it fooled my XP installation and made the system crash and caus