Crash at render

I can’t get even a simple render of my computer. I modelled a die in Blender according to a tutorial on Wikipedia and when I want to render it, even the preview, the program crashes. However, it renders a simple cube (like in the default setting).
It gives just the sandard Windows error message.
I have Win XP, Intel Celeron CPU, 2.42 GHz, 1 GB RAM.

Can anybody tell me what is wrong?

regards, Mia

See about some newer drivers for the videocard and latest direct-x version installed…

How many processes is your computer running just after Windows is started?
Since you have not a very high system spec, you might be “overworking” your computer.