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BSOD on startup , error 0x000000f4 . startup takes half an hour

Q: BSOD on startup , error 0x000000f4 . startup takes half an hour

so everything was fine when my laptop started to become very slow and i used to get the BSOD very often so i decided to recover the system to the initial state . i did that and everything was fine , then i updated the windows 7 service pack 1 and finished the installation and rebooted my computer , the start-up at least took half an hour at that time and the service pack 1 installation showed "not successful " i tried to again to update the service pack1 which showed 73.6mb - 892.6mb so i updated it again and again the same thing happened.

then i researched and found out that there is some problem with the windows service pack 1 and some daemon tools driver sptd.sys is also involved or something so i uninstalled daemon tools as well as windows 7 service pack 1 from control panel .

now the system is back to its normal speed once it starts up fully , and unless i switch it off there is no problem , but when i restart the system it takes at least half an hour to start up sometimes more than that , sometimes it never starts and i see the BSOD after the welcome screen with error 0x000000f4 and the physical memory dump fails with error 0xc0000010 .

i had also found something about minidump files which i didnt understand anything about , but i still tried to find the folder but i couldnt find the minidump folder in c:/windows/ so i figured maybe i didnt have a minidump folder.

any help would be really appreciated , and if you decide to help please do so thinking that you are explaining it to a person who doesnt know much about computers .it would be easier to follow .


note : when i tried to run the minidump in sf diaog tool ,a dialog box popped up saying "no minidump found"

Preferred Solution: BSOD on startup , error 0x000000f4 . startup takes half an hour

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: BSOD on startup , error 0x000000f4 . startup takes half an hour

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Have taken steps you recommend. Removed adware, spyware, and 4 trogens. Deleted some suspicious unsigned entries using Autoruns. Initially things were good, but after a couple of days, not so good. At boot this evening experienced these occurrences: anti virus was turned off, then on; Zone Alarm Pro was off, then on; received Runtime Error C:\PROGRA~1\PURENE~1\PORTMAN~1\PORT AOL.exe which noted "Abnormal Program Termination". The boot took over half an hour. Now that it's up, things seem normal. This is typical of the last several days. Would appreciate any suggestions you might have.

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I'm having problems with my laptop, with some random BSOD. The system spec are:

HP Probook 4530s
Win 7 Pro SP1 OEM 32bit (I have no Windows 7 disk or driver...)
Intel Core i3-2330M CPU @2.20GHz
750 GB HDD
2 GB DDR3 ram

Antivirus: MSE
I have got BSOD during 2 week, after startup

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer (etc)...

*** STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x00000003, 0xB1A4FD40, 0xB1A4FEAC, 0X82E76200)

After each BSOD the laptop restart

Please find attached to this post the "Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2.zip"

Thanks in advanced,

*sorry for my bad english

A:BSOD error 0x000000F4, a few minutes after every boot/startup

Problem Devices:
MpKslc1bb80f3 ROOT\LEGACY_MPKSLC1BB80F3\0000 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed.
Your installation of Microsoft Security Essentials is corrupted. Uninstall it through Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program. Then download a fresh copy and install it from Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Your crashes also indicate MSE. MSE rarely causes problems, and when it does, it means there is something else at work on the system. If the above does not work, it may mean your system is corrupted, infested by a virus or malware, or Windows is damaged.

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Hey all.

Let me split my post up in a few sections.

First of all what is the actual problem:
About 2 weeks ago, after running smoothly for over a year, my computer started behaving a bit strangely.
The only change I made to my system in the last days prior to that was a windows update, but suddenly my PC started to freeze up completely.

The individual freezes start off with windows becoming unresponsive, and eventually everything freezes up. Sometimes when I'm watching say a Youtube video, the video keeps playing while the Windows and other programs have already frozen up.
These freezes most of the time result in me either having to hard reset my PC (turn off the power completely, or trigger the reboot switch), or a BSOD.

What errors have I been getting:
The BSOD I talked about generally presents the following error:
STOP 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003; 0xFFFFFA8017574060; 0xFFFFFA8017574340; 0xFFFFF80002388D50)

Lately a few other errors have also shown up like:
0x0000007A (Kernal Data Inpage Error)
error with ntfs.sys

Apparently no physical dump of these error can be created (error 0xC0000010), so I'm also not sure if any of those BSOD errors are registered in the windows logs.

The weirdest thing is that these crashes occur EXACTLY every hour. I included a screenshot where you can see this.
Also this crash can be circumvented by putting my computer in the sleep mode. (The most workable way to use my PC right now is to put an alarm every 55 minutes and sleep my PC when... Read more

A:Computer locks up every hour, followed by BSOD error 0x000000F4

Welcome to SevenForums.

STOP 0x000000F4 & STOP 0x0000007A have one thing in common.

Usual causes: Memory, Paging file corruption, File system, Hard drive, Cabling, Virus infection, Improperly seated cards, BIOS, Bad motherboard, Missing Service Pack
They're related to Hard drive/Storage.

I see that you have a SSD:

Model M4-CT128M4SSD2
Is the firmware up-to-date? Check for one.

Your BSOD-s seem to be caused by Asus Charger Driver and its Likely a BSOD cause


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 50, {ffffffffffffffd0, 1, fffff80002c7d6ac, 0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for AppleCharger.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for AppleCharger.sys

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : AppleCharger.sys ( AppleCharger+1a93 )

Followup: MachineOwner

4: kd> !analyze -v
* ... Read more

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Hi guys - hope you can help.

Went to switch on my PC this morning, and my Dell monitor (which has been a little tempremental recently just had a flashing green power light).

As I do not have a back up monitor, I plugged into my sons 32"HDTV.

The PC booted up to the Hewlett Packard purple main screen (with bootup & BIOS options) and then hung there fior some time.. Eventually it came up with a Startup Repair screen but this did nothing.

Windows eventually (After half hour at least) booted up, but the performance was terrible.. Most programs wouldn't load and even browsing the HD took some time..

I tried a restart but again this took forever I am fairly computer savvy but this one has me stumped.

Here are my PC specs. The only problem I see here is the RAM - I actually have 2 x 2Gb in there

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 610i, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 598189 MB, Free - 182858 MB;
Motherboard: Packard Bell BV, MCP73VT-PM, 1.0, 00000000
Antivirus: Sophos Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled

Any help would be much appreciated, as I have a fair amount of stuff on my HD I need access to.

Many thanks

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Hi guys, I have a friends laptop I'm trying to fix, get BSOD every time on start up, can boot up in safe mode. It also seems the graphics card is overheating and forcing it to shutdown when it gets too hot, symptoms started after batman: arkham asylum was installed and being played.

I tested the ram just in case, I also tried uninstalling the ATI drivers, to see if i could get it to boot normally no luck there.

PSLWA-010000Q - Toshiba Satellite L550

Intel Core i5 processor 430M (2.26/2.53GHz, 1066MHz FSB, 3MB L2 Cache)

Windows? 7 Professional 32bit

17.3" Widescreen Display (1600 x 900)

4GB DDR3 (2GB + 2GB) (1066MHz)

500GB (5400rpm)

ATI Mobility Radeon 5165

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Did you try doing system restore? If no and If this issue started occurring after doing some recent software changes on your computer, then I would suggest you to restore your system back to a date when it was working fine. System Restore will affect Windows system files, programs, and registry settings only.

For System Restore steps, you can refer to the URL mentioned: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/system-restore

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I get BSOD randomly no matter if I'm doing something or I leave computer turned on. I have a new RAM so I don't think it is its fault. Can anyone help? I'm posting problem signature below:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 00000058
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 8A471031
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

A:BSOD randomly each half a hour, error 0x000000d1

Hello Beca,
We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP
We could also use some system information, which you can get easily by running msinfo32.
To do that go to start>run>type msinfo32>enter

When it is finished running go to file>save>name it and upload to us here.
You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %... Read more

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before a resent reinstall of windows i was gettiing plagued with these bluescreens constantly, they apear around an hour since being on, during all games, payday 2, Faster than light. a game may not even be on, ill be idling in a browser talking to a friend on teamspeak and it will blue screen, sometimes it will be 1000007e, others i will see a message at the top saying System_Service_Exception.

last night i decided to do a windows update and i went away for 5 minutes when it started installing and when i got back it was on the windows recovery screen, windows wouldnt recover or start again, so this is a reinstall, fresh everything, but i just got another blue screen, here are the results in the attachment.

thanks for the help!


A:BSOD after half an hour of uptime or more, error 1000007e

Hello Gnomorian and welcome to the Forums,

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
OS Version: 6.1.7600 N/A Build 7600
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
Please install Service Pack 1 and all available updates.
Please read this before installing; How to install Service Pack 1
Service Pack Center


After that, please reupload the following two files;
Please upload your SystemInfo.txt;
Open an Evevated Command Prompt.
Copy the following;
systeminfo.exe >%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\systeminfo.txt
In Command Prompt; Click on the CMD icon in the upper left corner.
Click on Edit, then click on Paste. Hit ENTER.
A file called SystemInfo.txt will be created on your desktop.
Right click the file, and select Send to, click on Compressed (zipped) folder.
A .zip called SystemInfo.zip will be created on your desktop.
Upload the .zip by following this tutorial.


Please upload your MSINFO32;
Open an Evevated Command Prompt.
Copy the following;
msinfo32 /nfo %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\MSINFO32.NFO
In Command Prompt; Click on the CMD icon in the upper left corner.
Click on Edit, then click on Paste. Hit ENTER.
A file called MSINFO32.nfo will be created on your desktop, this may take a while, please be patient.
Right click the file, and select Send to, click on Compressed (zipped) folder.
A .zip called MSINFO32.zip will be created on your desktop.
Upload the .zip by foll... Read more

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Hello! I have a recurring BSOD with my computer. Its been happening for several months.
Whenever I turn on my computer after its been turned off for a while, 10 minutes or so after startup it starts to slow down, and eventually crashes with a STOP screen.

(a zip with both PERFMON results and the jcgriff thing inside)

After the stop screen, I reboot, and then usually the computer will run fine all day. Then the next day, same story: it runs for 10 minutes, slows down and crashes. Rinse, repeat. That cant be good for my machine in the long run, eh?

I dont need to log in to the computer for the crash to happen. It can happen at the start screen if I leave it on for too long without logging in.

The stop error code I get is 0x000000F4(0x0000000000000003,... and then three more parameters which change every time (one set of those three was 0xFFFFFA800C9AA060,0xFFFFFA800C9AA340,0xFFFFF800035D48B0) I am adding this here because I am not sure you will get the info in the attached file. I dont think my BSOD crashes generated crash dumps: I tried the program "whocrashed" before and the more recent crashes never seemed to show up on it. I have followed the directions in the sticky thread to fix this problem though, so hopefully next time I crash I will have a proper crash dump to show. Its odd though, the final lines of the blue screen text just says:
"Collecting data for crash dump...
Initializing disk for crash dump..."
A... Read more

A:BSOD - STOP 0x000000F4 about 10 mins after startup

NOTE: I have severe eye problems. If I do not respond to your postings, please PM another staff member for assistance.

If I missed something in your first post, please excuse my poor eyesight.

The upload has memory dump files from late November 2011. Try this to ensure that the system is making dumps now:


Upload Dump Files:
NOTE: If using a disk cleaning utility, please stop using it while we are troubleshooting your issues.
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service . I recommend Windows Live SkyDrive - http://skydrive.live.com or another free, file-hosting service. Then post the link to it in your topic so that we can download it.

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Hey everyone,

I'm getting BSOD every time I start up. My computer starts to lag, everything becomes choppy, and then it shows the BSOD (dump file below).

I was randomly surfing the net when the crash happened. A video didn't load, then the whole program stopped working (couldn't click tabs, etc), then before I knew it, BSOD!

The only recent thing I've installed is Google Drive. But that was yesterday (I think), I've restarted the computer multiple times since and used it extensively, so I don't see how that could play much of a role. Regardless, I can't remove it since I can't even get in safe mode...(the same thing happens. Can't get passed logon screen.)

I'm in Ubuntu now working off a live CD.



A:BSOD at startup (few seconds after logon appears) 0x000000f4

Your Windows installation appears to be corrupted. Have you tried a system restore?Use Advanced Boot Options to choose Repair Your Computer.

In the System Recovery Options, select System Restore.

Follow OPTION TWO of System Restore and pay close attention to the NOTE: in step 8. of OPTION ONE when you get there.

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Hi, i have a problem with my dell laptop running vista. Basically whenever i start it up windows asks me if i want to start it running normally or repair mode. Whenever i select either of these options i allways end up getting a blue screen with the error message

STOP: 0X000000F4 (0X00000003,0X84BA04D0,0X84BA061C,0X81290330)

Ive been told maybe its a hardware issue?

I have actually been searching around on the net and found that you can burn your own recovery disk for vista and boot it from startup and do a system restore ect. Here is a guide for doing the system restore,


Now ive got up to part 4 but cant get any further because it says i need to load drivers so i click that and then it says 'insert the installation media for the device and click ok to select the driver', i click ok and then it opens up a box with computer, system files ect and it wants me to find a file with setup information. Now i dont know which file of where the file is on the computer i should select, but when i select a file and its the wrong one it says 'the specified location does not contain information about your hardware', so which file should i be selecting? Also i couldnt find out if this version of vista is the 32 or 64 bit, its not on any stickers and obviously i cant get into the computer to find out, could i find out through bios or something? The disk for the recovery is the 32 bit version but i dont know if the... Read more

A:STOP: 0X000000F4 error on startup with vista

Hi -

Please follow these instructions --> http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html

Attach the resulting zipped file(s) to your next post.

Regards. . .





The bugcheck posted = 0xf4 (0x3,,,) = A process critical to the operation of Windows was suddenly & unexpectedly terminated.

Hardware can always be the underlying cause of almost any BSOD. It may be bad RAM, HDD, PSU, etc... that caused this.

However, it could very well be caused by a software update - be it Windows Update or an update to a driver or an installed program that now finds itself in the middle of a fight - usually for a memory address or mem add region that another driver claims for itself or that Windows has declared "off limits" for the protection of the OS. In other words - a 3rd party driver not playing by the rules of the Windows Kernel.

Give us a little time and we'll provide our analysis & conclusions.



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Hi, I've been having some issues with my computer. Almost every day when I start up my computer, within a few minutes the screen will freeze for a few seconds, and the screen will go black, while the computer fan is still running (if I am playing music or having music playing from something, the music will freeze too). This frequently happens for a few more times (sometimes as much as 5 times) after I start the computer up again.

Sometimes, like today, the screen will keep going black and coming back on and a balloon notification will popup on the right saying "display driver has stopped responding and successfully recovered", many times until it finally BSODs.

The odd thing is that this usually only happens during the first hour when I start up my computer for the day. After multiple crashes and restarts it will stabilize and it won't occur again, until the next day when I do a cold bootup of my computer again (rarely it does happen later on though, when I'm playing my games). And I'm only usually running Firefox and just checking my Facebook when it happens.

I did do a bit of research on this problem, and I found that maybe it could be my Power Supply Unit which needs replacing. I never opened up a CPU before so I thought I would ask here first to confirm. I have the crash minidump file of my latest BSOD which I feel is related to the black screen problems I'm getting. Hopefully someone can point out the problem for me, thank you.

A:Frequent black screen / occasional BSOD during first hour of startup

Welcome to Seven Forums .

What you are experiencing is called a TDR (Timeout Detection & Recovery) and its not a real crash
in the sense that something wrong occurred in the Kernel.

Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen

"Display driver xxxxx stopped responding and was recovered"

Timeout Detection & Recovery (TDR) = "Display Driver Stopped Responding and was Recovered" is a useful feature that started in Vista and is also in W7 that allows the OS to try and recover from a video timeout so that the system does not crash to a bluescreen. Symptoms included a screen flash with the TDR message appearing one or more times or the screen blinking out to black. If the system cannot recover it will crash (Stop Error 116 typical). The issue is that the video card is not responding as expected.
There are numerous reports of hardware solutions to TDR's. The most common are:
Poor Cooling
Problems with the power supply
Overclocking Issues
Bad System memory or incorrect memory timings
Defective PC Components

More details HERE, please read.
Please roll-back to a known stable version:

Quote: Originally Posted by Arc

Install the 314.22 WHQL only.

Uninstall All nvidia items in Control Panel > Programs and features3D Vision Control Driver
3D Vision Driver
Graphics Driver
HD Audio Dr... Read more

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Hi - I started getting a BSOD I think about three weeks ago. At first it was infrequent, but lately it has been happening on average around once an hour or so.

I have seen similar BSOD reports where (as you'll see in the attachment) no dump file is created.

So far I've tried updating the BIOS to the latest version, as well as a few troubleshooting scans (Lenovo hardware scan via BIOS, chkdsk /f, Windows Memory Diagnostic, Microsoft Security Essentials, etc). I haven't tried Memtest86+ or Carrona's HD Diagnostics yet.

I haven't found a pattern yet. I usually have Firefox open, but not necessarily. I got a BSOD in Safe More w/ Networking as well. I can't remember whether I installed/updated anything at the time it started occurring.

Would really appreciate any assistance you could provide. At my wits end here

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As the title suggests, my Acer Aspire has been running startup repair for over 20 hours following a BSOD yesterday. I'm not sure if it's worth the wait so maybe you all can shed some light. Yesterday I was stressfully trying to search for something (using Chrome) and the website I was on froze; admittedly I slammed the heels of my hands down on the laptop at that point. The site unfroze after less than 30 seconds, I continued using my laptop without incident, then let it hibernate for about an hour. Started up fine after that, and at that point I was beginning to rip a DVD (one that I owned; I just wanted the files on my computer) using a program that I've used successfully in the past, but the rip failed. So I began using VLC instead, and hadn't actually started ripping any files when my laptop froze. I had been trying to point to a file path for saving but hadn't saved anything. The laptop was completely unresponsive after several minutes, so I hit the power key to restart, which is when I got the BSOD. It flashed too quickly for me to read or remember anything other than the word KERNEL. I've been wracking my brain trying to remember if it said kernel error or kernel memory error or what.

After the BSOD I had the option to start normally or in startup repair; I hit "start windows normally" but it went to repair anyway. It was on the grey screen with the cursor but I thought it had frozen again, so I did another hard restart. No BSOD this time, but again the opti... Read more

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Bump...how can I tell if the startup repair is working?

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I built this machine about a year ago and its been a really stable work box up until really recently. Now it seems like every hour or so it gets 'stuck' freezes up and displays a BSOD.

The first couple times it happened it gave a 'KERNAL_DATD_INPAGE_ERROR" 0x0000007A

So I've scanned the disks looking for bad sectors, defragged, updated the intel drivers, rolled back with a system restore, and pulled the memory out, one by one, but I'm still getting these BSODs.; Now it seems to be consistently the F4 error.

I'm posting this quickly since I'm sure it'll freeze soon, please let me know if there is any additional info I could provide to make troubleshooting this any easier. I'd love to avoide completely reformatting and reinstalling, especially if that wouldn't even help.

I'm attempting to upload the zip of my mini dump now...


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added minidump

System specs;
OS Windows 7 Pro (64-bit OS) CPU Intel core i7 960 @ 3.20GHz 2.00GHz Motherboard AS Rock x58 Extreme Memory 12GB 16000 Graphics Card(s) 2x Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT

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After a fresh installation of win7 while having xp for 2 months i get a bsod almost every 30 mins
? OS - Windows 7 ? x64 ? OEM ? i7 2600 ? Amd radeon 6600 Hd ? Ga-z68ap-d3 ? 550W 16gb RAM 1600

I'm getting an error while tryin to upload
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So download it from sendspace if you dont mind

Download Windows7_Vista_jcgriff2.rar from Sendspace.com - send big files the easy way

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I'm getting an error while tryin to upload***** the Windows7_Vista_jcgriff2 file***

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When I boot up my PC, Win 7 Home Premium 32bit, it always seems to give me a BSOD within the first 30mins. It's good as gold after the crash, but it is quite annoying. It's only started to happen within the last week. I've had Win7 installed a long time before that, but I recently reinstalled.

I uploaded the dump to Mediafire since I can't seem to here. Any help would be appreciated.

A:BSOD always half an hour after booting PC

Hi JimJam707, welcome to7F!

Your file refers to usbuhci "USB Universal Host Controller Interface".

Do you have any thing other than a USB Keyboard or Mouse attached to your machine when you start it? Try disconnecting it, and see if that helps.
If it does then the drivers for that device(s) will have to be upgraded.

If not then try the keyboard, and mouse one at a time to see if there is improvement, either one or both of those drivers may need updating.

It would also help to run a CheckDisk once, and SFC /scannow three times rebooting after each run.

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Hi BSOD geeks.

My whole Windows 10 experience has been almost problem free since first Tech Preview October 2014, only had a few crashes which have had logical reasons behind them.

That being said today afternoon I had two times BSOD within half an hour for which I can not find any logical reason. Something common: both BSOD occurred when I was browsing forums with Edge on display 1 (laptop's internal display), using Hyper-V virtual machine to create a new deployment image (host and vm EN-GB PRO build 14971) on display 2 (connected with HDMI), and running Kodi to watch videos on display 3 (wireless Miracast display).

Restarting after first BSOD I opened the same programs, doing the same stuff, so background to both BSOD is identical.

Laptop, Asus X751LD instead of what's told in my system specs, quite low end. DM Log Collector file attached.

Thanks in advance


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Hey guys
I'm getting the occasional bsod and constant freezing to the point where i have to reset the pc,
I've formattted and re-installed windows and its still happening,
ive removed my other drives too and it still happens.
I'm pretty sure it's a driver issue.
also when the freeze happens and i reset the pc cant find my ssd that windows boots from untill i power down fully, then windows starts fine and wont have a problem for half an hour untill next freeze.

i ran driver verifier and whocrashed and got this

Crash Dump Analysis

Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.

On Sun 9/2/2012 5:18:19 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\memory.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: Unknown ()
Bugcheck code: 0xA (0x3740, 0x2, 0x1, 0xFFFFF8000349D44E)
Bug check description: This indicates that Microsoft Windows or a kernel-mode driver accessed paged memory at DISPATCH_LEVEL or above.
This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem.
A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. It is suggested you look for an update for the following driver: Unknown .
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A:Occasional BSOD, constant freezing every half hour.

Welcome board.

► Driver Reference Table - iirsp.sys, Intel Raid StorPort Driver is present in your driver list, dated 12/14/2005. Update it now from http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Default.aspx.

► Driver Reference Table - lsi_fc.sys, LSI Logic Fusion-MPT FC Driver (StorPort), dated 12/10/2008.

► Driver Reference Table - nfrd960.sys, IBM ServeRAID Controller Driver, dated 6/7/2006, update from IBM Support Portal: Support home.

► Driver Reference Table - SiSRaid2.sys, SiS RAID Stor Miniport Driver, dated 9/25/2008.

Update the programs related to those drivers and report back.

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I have been getting a BSOD sometimes. Sometimes the computer goes blank. Sometimes the screen just freezes and makes a loud noise as if it was an issue with the graphics card. Pretty much all of these occurences have happened with about a half hour of starting up my computer. I have been able to let it run afterward and play games through the night if I can power through these first hiccups. I have updated everything I can but nothing helps. I have quit shutting down my computer completely and just putting it to sleep, but the BSOD finally hit me today after trying that trick. My BSODs have been extremely inconsistent and after maybe about 7-10 of them, not one has said the same thing. Most the time they haven't been able to make a dmp file, but I have 3 of them that I was able to grab.

I hope I posted to this forum correctly as I am fairly new at this and been able to fix all problems on my own in the past. Thanks for any help that anyone can give me.

A:BSOD Randomly, typically within half hour of starting up computer

It's gotten to the point where I can't do much of anything. No more bsods just freezing constantly. Any help would be appreciated.

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Quotes taken from XP support thread here:



Upon boot windows seems to start normally, but only until it loads my desktop picture, then it stops/slows and it can take up to an hour or more to complete the load and place all icons etc. on the deskop. During this process nothing else works; afterwards all seems fine. This started a month or so ago and at first it took just a few extra minutes to load. That has gotten progressively longer. I used to be able to launch task manager to break in and open a separate program, but that doesn't work anymore. F8-ing into safemode works fine and the load goes quickly as expected.

Virus scans do not detect anything abnormal.

One interesting note is that once the slow load puts the clock in the lower right corner of the task bar, the clock stops keeping time until things return to normal, then it shows the correct time.

The only major change I've made recently in my system that is timed close to the start of this problem was the installation of Bump Top.


I have since uninstalled that software.

OS XP pro SP 2
Dell Dimension E520
Zone alarm
Bit Defender
Opera 9
Desktop system


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A:Windows takes an hour to boot and then gives a BSOD message

Hello birdjaguar,

I'm not seeing any malware in your logs.


The blue screen was new I have not seen it before.

What is the exact error message?

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After having bad sector problem in hdd, my battery backup is deceases. My lappy is just only 1 year old from toshiba.
Also an 'x' sign blink on my battery at taskbar showing consider for battery replacing.
but i don't think so that my battery is dying.
Please fix it.
I'm thankful for that.

A:Battery Backup decreases from 4 hour to half an hour

It sure sounds like your battery is dying. Is the laptop still under warranty?

If you remove the battery, will it run on just the power supply without problems?

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Hello; my computer is taking a good hour to get going at boot-up, or from hibernation; during that time everything will freeze or load so slowly it is essentially unresponsive. Once everything is loaded it works quite well.
I've run cleaners, defragged, unchecked startup items; nothing makes much difference. It's been happening about two weeks. I run XP SP3, AVG Security suite.
Could it be a dying hard drive?

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Since my motherboard on my desktop is broken I finally got a new charger for my laptop (it's a Compaq.) My laptop works again, except it has two very annoying quirks about it that were less bothersome when it worked:

1. 75% of the time or so the computer will freeze right after windows loads. The mouse will work for a short while but nothing more will load or respond and then the computer just freezes and does nothing. Sometimes it freezes right before the start bar has loaded, othertimes the Mouse control and the video control will load in the task bar and that'll be it.

2. The rest of the time the computer will freeze about 50-58 minutes in. (I have Uptimer running and it shows when the computer freezes.) The computer will then unfreeze for half a second and freeze back up for about five seconds. This will continue until I get so frustrated that I restart the computer. Sometimes CPU usage spikes to 100% before dropping down and staying frozen. Other times it stays next to dead zero but keeps doing the freeze/unfreeze. When it does spike I have no idea what is using the CPU. One time it spiked and I had process manager open and it showed nothing (and it was frozen so I couldn't scroll down), another time the task manager showed that it was using 100% of CPU before dropping to nothing. Also, the mouse doesn't freeze up like the rest of the computer and stays active despite the five second freezes.

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The game was crashing at the intro, I found this fix on the internet, and wanted to make sure people knew about it.URL OF FIX: http://www.vistaheads.com/forums/microsoft-public-windows-vista-games/326522-c-c-generals-zero-hour-help-plz.htmlI will paste the fix here in case the link dies in the future.CREATE THE FILE WITH THESE CONTENTS, (or perhaps modify it if you have other options necessary):C:\Users\<USERNAME>\Documents\Command and Conquer Generals Zero Hour Data\options.iniAntiAliasing = 0DrawScrollAnchor =FirewallBehavior = 0GameSpyIPAddress = (make sure you use your own IP)Gamma = 50IPAddress = (make sure you use your own IP)IdealStaticGameLOD = HighLanguageFilter = falseMoveScrollAnchor = 0MusicVolume = 61Resolution = 800 600Retaliation = yesSFX3DVolume = 58SFXVolume = 53ScrollFactor = 60SendDelay = noStaticGameLOD = lOWUseAlternateMouse = noUseDoubleClickAttackMove = noVoiceVolume = 70

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Consistent BSOD during Windows startup for both normal mode and safe mode. BSOD problem started shortly after buggy installations of Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 x64, Microsoft .Net Framework 1.1, and AMD Catalyst Drivers 13.9; and turning off Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5.1.

Startup Repair is consistently unable to fix: 0x0000007e (0xffffffffc0000005, 0xfffff800033bf6d6, 0xfffff880009a7578, 0xfffff880009a6dd0).

I accessed the dump file of the BSOD-inflicted drive by usb-connecting it to the same pc, but that's now running a functioning, system hard-drive.

BlueScreenView shows these following files to be problematic:

The hash of the atikmpag.sys from the BSOD-inflicted drive is identical to the one in the functioning drive, so I don't think this is the root problem.
However, the hashes of the two dx files (dxgkrnl.sys, dxgmms1.sys) are different. I have replacement files for the broken dx files, but I don't have, nor know how to get, the access permission to replace them.

I'm at a loss for what I can try at this point. I used DM Log Collector and uploaded the resulting file. Any help is appreciated, thanks.

A:BSOD during windows startup; can't safe mode; startup repair can't fix


The cause of the problem may be related to a Windows 7 installation which has never seen any updates.

Host Name: HENRY-PC
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
OS Version: 6.1.7600 N/A Build 7600
Can I just confirm, you have no way of booting into Windows at the moment. Correct?

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Hi guys I was cleaning my laptop turned it on and it just wouldn't work so I turned it off and on again and it was giving me this error code saying my keyboard is not detected in start up. It then says there was a problem and shoots me to startup repair where it's just stuck not doing anything. My mouse and keyboard don't work, but I have a wireless mouse that I can use I can't access safe mode either because my keyboard doesn't work and I don't know if I can get a keyboard hooked up since my computer might not be able to recognize it. Sorry for the badly worded paragraph it's really late and I need to go to sleep. How can I solve this problem. Also startup time is really long ( usually 20 seconds) is now 5 min an doesn't even start up some times and I have no recovery disks or anything like that so im really confused what to do
Edit: A quick update, I started my computer in the morning and was not getting error 01010003, and my computer started perfectly fine however my keyboard still isn't working. I think it might be a driver problem, but I can't access Safe Mode... because my keyboard doesn't work. Is the only way of getting the key board to work getting a new keyboard and using that to diagnose the problem through safe mode or?

A:Error 0101003 Keyboard no detected, stuck on startup/startup repair

In this situation, you have to use another keyboard in order to test. I wish you will be luckier than me .... for me it turned out to be a motherboard failure My computer was working normally .... but no USB/PS2 ports were working.

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My laptop hasn't been in use for about a few weeks and all of a sudden, I am getting a Windows Error Recovery on Startup. I am given two options: Launch Startup Repair (recommended) and Start Windows Normally. Nothing happens when I try to restart Windows normally -- I only see a black screen. Upon selecting System Recovery, a teal screen pops up with "System Recovery Options" telling me to select a keyboard layout. Then it tells me to select my OS, but it comes up blank, telling me to load drivers for my hard disks. I stopped right there.

I am a little hesitant about using the System Recovery in fear of losing important files. If this is a possibility, I may try to backup my files using an alternate OS, like Ubuntu. Or are my files already long gone? Is this just a restore for important Windows files or a complete restore of Windows back to factory settings?

I have not installed any new software or devices. Running Windows Vista x64.

A:Windows Startup Error - System Recovery Launch Startup Repair

Definitely try to backup your files before doing anything else.

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First off, this is a friends computer that I'm working on so I only have the information she has given me.
Essentially the computer will BSOD either during startup, or after a few minutes of using the computer. If it doesn't BSOD within a few minutes, the computer will run just fine until you turn it off.
I personally haven't seen the BSOD yet and have been working on the computer over the last couple of days.
I tried looking through the event viewer and it looks like it was x7f error when the computer was crashing.
Anyway, attached is the zip file, any help would be greatly appreciated, and sorry if I gave pretty shitty details on the problem.

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After shutting down my computer last night I noticed that my cursor had changed (I use cursorXP and it seems that the program had stopped running for an unknown reason). When I booted up this morning, half of my usual start up programs didn't start. I checked HIJACKTHIS and all of the entries are still there. However, when I try to run these certain programs they don't run. I double click on the .exe and nothing happens. I also noticed all of the .exe icons have changed to the dos box icon. Something definitely happened at some point last night but what and how? I'm going to run some security software to see if it finds anything but I just wanted to know first if anyone has experienced something like this before. Thanks.

A:Half of my Startup programs gone?

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I have a mediocre laptop by today's gaming standards. Dual Core 2ghz processor and a mobile intel graphics card. Not near enough to play intensive modern games, especially without anything higher than Shader Model 2.0. So I am usually not surprised when a game doesn't work at all or if it's laggy. However, this laptop used to be pretty okay. It could play Aion at medium graphics when it was first released a couple years ago.

Yet, for some odd reason half the games I try to play crash on startup. I mean they don't even get to any menu. Some of them open a black box, then suddenly crash. Others don't show anything before they crash. It's not that I don't meet the minimum requirements, because I do for most of those games. Fallout 3 and Final Fantasy XIV both crashed on startup, but it's possible I don't meet their requirements.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion


Faulting application name: Oblivion.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x462392c7
Faulting module name: Oblivion.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x462392c7
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00098749
Faulting process id: 0x4d8
Faulting application start time: 0x01cb7afb40c65376
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Oblivion\Oblivion.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Oblivion\Oblivion.exe
Report Id: 7efb59de-e6ee-11df-b79d-00e0b8ea9b6e

The Ball


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A:Half of My Games Crash on Startup

interesting all of those reports have everything different o.O

seems like every game has its own problem.. I'm not sure but we do have experts who read and understand those reports so I'm pretty sure someone will figure out whats going on with your lappie

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I have Win 7 Home and in the last couple of days I have been trying to do a backup onto an external drive. The problem comes in when I attempt to start my laptop so that I can begin the backup process, the screen flickers a BSOD, says startup failed and do I want to run Startup Recovery. If I say no, it continues to attempt a restart (each time going thru the same steps) until I say yes to Startup Recovery when it goes through all the motions but always fails to repair the startup. I discovered that if I hit Cancel at the end, it gives me the chance to use System Restore which works in that I do get into my laptop, but doesn't in that the whole startup routine happens all over again the next go round and the only way I get in is via System Restore. I am going to post this next part here on the off chance that the problems are related. The backup onto an external drive has been failing because Windows didn't assign it a drive letter. I have done the following to try and correct that: 1. I uninstalled and reinstalled all the USB serial bus controllers. There weren't any errors showing before I tried that but it was offered as advice elsewhere to someone else and I figured it wouldn't hurt to try it. 2. I tried using Disk Management to reassign a drive letter manually but it keeps giving me an error saying it cannot do that and I need to refresh the list and try again and or close Disk Management and try again. It continues to fail to reassign a drive letter. I thought m... Read more

A:Brief BSOD on Startup, Startup Recovery Hangs

Whatever was wrong it got so bad that Windows would no longer read system disks I used to try and rebuild the mbr. It wouldn't read anything at all; no system, repair, rescue type disks of any brand, even well known ones like Paragon. I gave up and dropped in my DBAN disk and that, as they say, is that. If it was a virus, it will be gone now and at any rate i get to start over. Thanks anyway guys.

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On Startup, after POST, I get this BSOD:

STOP: c000021a {Fatal System Error}
The verification of a knownDLL failed. system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc000012f (0x00360bf0 0x00000000).
The system has shut down.

Upon Reboot, I am advised to go to the startup repair. I select my language, but then it asks me to select an operating system, and Windows 7 is not there. If I run DISKPART it does not detect my hard drives, yet they show up fine in the BIOS and in the Intel RST RAID configuration screen. (2x 240 GB SSD RAID 0) I also have a 2TB HHD that windows cant seem to detect but is showing up everywhere else.

The HHD's purpose was to be the back-up for the Raid array....too bad i never actually backed anything up! Boy do I regret that now.

This build has been running fine for a few months until now. It was last working about a week ago and it downloaded an update for windows. I posponed the restart for 30 minutes or so to finish up a game I was playing and then shut it down for the night. When I turned it on the next morning, this happened.

I have Updated the BIOS to the most current version, as well as the SSD firmware. No change whatsoever.

I am pretty desperate here trying to avoid formatting BY ALL MEANS POSSIBLE. So, any advice is welcome!

A:BSOD on Startup - Startup Reapir not working



Stop message 0xC000021A Descriptive text: FATAL_SYSTEM_ERROR
Usual cause: The Windows Logon Process system process terminated unexpectedly.
If you are unable successfully boot into Windows because of the BSOD error, Windows has an option to reload registry information from the last successful boot. To revert to the last successful boot:
1. Reboot the computer.
2. Near the end of the BIOS messages or graphic, but well before anything appears from Windows, press the F8 key. You may only have a few seconds to get the right spot to press F8 before it attempts to go into Windows. If the BIOS complains about a pressed key or asks you to go into BIOS setup, you've pressed F8 too soon (Don't go into BIOS setup).
3. When successful, you should see a black screen with white text "Windows Advanced Options". Use the up or down arrow keys to highlight Last Known Good Configuration and press Enter.

Advanced Boot Options

If you have the Windows 7 installation cd, insert that in computer and boot up with it:
1. Go into the Windows Recovery Environment by selecting the option to repair your Windows at startup.
2. After it has completed the startup repair, click link that says "View Advanced Options for system recovery and support".
3. A list of options appears. click the command prompt and then type chkdsk f//r. Let that run (it may take a while).


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Please see the attached logs. This is a fresh installation of Windows 8. System Specs is on my user profile.

A:BSOD when I do shutdown and then startup (Fast Startup on)

The memory dumps shows that the probable culprit is nvhda64v.sys. This is the nVidia HDMI Audio Device (nForce chipset driver). Please consider updating or reinstalling these driver on the NVIDIA drivers page.

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I have an odd problem with my laptop, one that I've never seen before. For the past several months my computer has been getting a BSOD more and more often. It has been getting worse over the past month. I've been trying to find more information online but I haven't seen a specific solution. Here's what has been going on. Early on in the problem, it would crash occasionally (maybe once every 2 days). Now I get a BSOD about 5 to 10 minutes after I start up, but the weird thing is that after I get the BSOD (which happens every time), then my computer starts up and runs without getting a BSOD. It will run with no problems as long as I don't shut down or restart my computer; if I shut it down or restart then I will get another BSOD after startup. Lately it's been getting so bad that most of the time it won't be able to boot up. It gets to the "starting windows" screen, sits there for about 5-10 minutes, then has to run the startup repair. This doesn't work. If it takes a long time at the starting windows screen, I usually just power it down and try again until it finally boots up, so I can allow it to BSOD and then run normally. I have written down the BSOD errors and will list them below (the top 3 are the ones I see most often):


Product Type : Notebook
Product Model : ASUS G51JX-X1
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A:BSOD 10 minutes after startup and startup issues

Man you must have payed up the *** for this, sorry you're having trouble:
Fix the driver for your Avast Antivirus, it's causing the Pool Corruption error, Also update or uninstall your Synaptics Pointer Devices (for laptop Mousepads) to fix the bad Page Fault, Your Intel Matrix Driver is causing Kernel Mode Errors (Fix this and you most likely get rid of about 16 of these Kernel Errors I've been excluding from this) One's just a straight up bad Pool, The Driver Framework Driver is bad, page fault, that's causing a good portion of this, Another Avast Driver came up bad, A Plug-N-Play driver is bad, and the rest refer to Intel Matrix, now here's the good and the bad, Good thing is nothing hardware wise is wrong, so you shouldn't have to waste any money on this, Although there are so many drivers wrong you may just want to do a full format of Windows, reason being is that this would take hours and there could be a Kernel Corruption after you fix all the drivers and would still have to anyway, it's your choice to either update the drivers or format but just know that it's going to be a much easier time if you format.

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These are problems that have plagued my computer for a few weeks now. I have tried many methods of getting rid of these problems, but none to any avail.

The two problems are as follows.

1. At startup, after logging in, the login screen lags for about 10-30 seconds, with a windows xp error sound. Then, a dialog box telling me that RUNDLL has encountered an error appears. It says that C:\Windows\system32\r57aw1.dll can not be found. This is an obscure dll, obviously made by a previous malware that I had killed off my computer. This is very annoying, my computer used to log in in less than a second, now it takes up to half a minute.

2. Every hour on the hour, two RUNDLL error messages popup simultaneously (probably again due to previous infections). One tells me that C:\WINDOWS\Downlo~1\26bb.dll cannot be found, the other tells me that C:\WINDOWS\Downlo~1\22bac.dll cannot be found. AVG has been constantly finding and deleting trojans discovered either in the system32 or downloaded internet files folders.

I cannot solve either of these problems. I have used hijackthis, with parsers and other people on forums scouring over my log files trying to discern which processes were the source of the problems. I have run multiple malware scanners (AVG, Adwarebytes, Combofix) in safe mode, and have still been unable to fix the errors. I have tried system restore, and using the original win xp sp2 home edition disc to repair the installation. I have also attempted to create dummy .dll ... Read more

A:Missing obscure DLL files at startup/hour. Very challenging problem, need expert help

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I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and since then my PC (HP Envy i7) takes approximately 5 hours to boot. This really is frustrating. Please assist in resolving this issue.

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Whenever i start up my computer , i always have to hit hte power switch once, then it turns on but nother shows on the screen after the gateway logo. Then i hold for 10 seconds to turn off, turn on again, then it goes to the windows loading screen and freezes, then i turn off again, Third time it goes to , windows did not start properly, then i goto start with last known good config, and it turns on. Other than it works perfectly when its up and running.

A:Computer Takes Three Tries to Startup

Could be a failing power supply or it could be the motherboard. If you have access to another power supply its easier to test.

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Ok, this problem started out of the blue one day I turn on my laptop and everything is fine ... but once it gets to the "boot screen" (The one that has the windows logo and the loading bar) the thing turns slow and it stays on that screen for at least 5 minutes, after that, the whole windows startup takes another 5 minutes... to finally end up with a slow working computer. It's slow but it still works alright but once I try to open WMP or Itunes to listen to music or even watch videos from YouTube, the whole CPU Usage goes to 100% and the song starts skipping and "lagging" and the computer works slower than usual.

Mmm .. I have a Dell B130, Windows XP Service Pack 2 Intel Pentium M 1.73GHz, 1GB RAM.
Mmm I'm posting my Hijackthis log to see if that could help, and thanks in advance to anyone who wishes to help.

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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A:Startup takes forever! Help!

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Have a one month old Dell 610 (laptop). Worked great at first, but is getting progressively bad - now almost unusable -- 30 seconds for IE to come up.

This is with "blank" as home page.
Went into msconfig and turned off all non microsoft services, and almost all other startup programs.

cpu usage is 2-3%
Memory usage is about 250M out of 1G
Fully patched XP

BTW - iexplore.exe appears in task manager virtually instantaneously - but the GUI takes 30 seconds. - no cpu usage the entire time

Avant and Mozilla browsers come up fine.
hijack analyzer are attached.

You guys seem to be able to figure this stuff out and I would REALLY appreciate any help.

Dell support says to wipe the disk and reinstall the OS.

Log was analyzed using KRC HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 9/28/05
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***

O2 - BHO: Norton Internet Security - {9ECB9560-04F9-4bbc-943D-298DDF1699E1} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AdBlocking\NISShExt.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton Internet Security - {0B53EAC3-8D69-4b9e-9B19-A37C9A5676A7} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AdBlocking\NISShExt.dll
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A:IE Startup takes 30 seconds

Hi and welcome to TSF

You appear to have run this log in Safe Mode. If you have, please run a new scan in Normal Mode.

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Hi all!

When I switch on my computer it goes to a notice saying ... 'Windows is starting up... " Nothing will happen for a full 15 minutes or so, before it then goes to a split screen with two options. I click the option 'Owner' - and then it goes to desktop.

How can I fix this long delay in the startup process? I've never had this happen before.

Thanks for any help.

A:Startup Takes 15 Minutes...

First question, did you install any programs when the boot problem started, and what programs are running at start up. Have you tried using a restore point from before the boot problem.
Next I would do the usual spyware / malware and virus scans, plus make sure windows is updated. Also check device manager, and event viewer this is very helpful in tracking down problems.

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It Takes Too Much Time To Startup Now.
I Looked At Event Viewer and Found This Error.

The Windows Time service was successfully sent a stop control.

The reason specified was: 0x40030011 [Operating System: Network Connectivity (Planned)]

Comment: None

Tried Disabling TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service - Didnt Help
Changed Windows Time Service To Automatic - Didnt Help

What Should I Do?

A:Takes Too Much Time To Startup

Fixed The Problem. It was "nvstreamsvc.exe" or "Shares Windows Media Player libraries to other networked players and media devices using Universal Plug and Play"
And Its a Service Hang
Removed Them From Auto Starting and Now Starts Well

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i don't know why but the last couple of days when i turn on my computer, it spends a lot longer on the welcome screen and loading the desktop. it usually takes less than a minute to startup like most fast computers do. i use a pentium 4. anyway, i couldn't find a reason why this is happening. i also hear a strange sound from the computer too- i think from the hardisk or hardrive. it stops after the desktop is loaded. i ran all my virus scan and ad-aware and did an error-checking and disk defragmenter. i haven't installed any new programs that would cause this so i don't know. it's just annoying to have to wait so long when it should take only a minute.

A:startup takes forever

if you havn't already done this then go to start then run and type msconfig
then go to Startup, untick everything you dont need (which is most of them)
restart your pc and you should see a difference

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As of recently, my computer has been taking a really long time to bootup completely (about an hour). After it is done, it runs at a fine pace, but I need to really decrease the startup speed. I have run spyware programs (SpyBot S&D, AdAware), antivirus programs (Symantec Antivirus), and Windows Optimizers (CCleaner, Ashampoo WinOptimizer, RegScrubXP, SpeedUpMyPC), and have even gone into msconfig and manually removed programs from the startup list. Regardless, my computer still takes ages to boot and still opens up tons of processes.I opened up the Windows Task Manager while it was booting and noticed that CMD.exe spiked the CPU all the way up to 100%. Also, iexplore.exe had 4 different processes open. In addition, whenever I startup my computer, a windows explorer window opens with the path: C:\Program Files\Common. I am willing to remove (almost) any process from startup and from running. I have attached a hijackthis log and would like to know what processes I can prevent from starting up without hurting my system.Below is a copy of my hijackthis log. Below that, I included a log from Security Task Manager, which lists all my running processes. I included that, so you could see how much longer that list is than the list that is supposed to startup. Just so you know, that list comes directly following startup (so no new processes are running).I would greatly appreciate any input on what my problem is. What programs can i remove from startup (and how)... Read more

A:Startup Takes Ages

Hi dadrivr,Sorry for the delay, things are very busy here right now.To clarify one point, many of the programs that start up with Windows are not listed in the Startup section of MSConfig. On my computer, I have 13 programs listed under Startup, but Task Manager shows 34 processes running. So the discrepancy you have is not abnormal. You do have an awful lot of programs running, but even a computer as loaded with software as yours is should not take an hour to boot. Frankly, I am not sure whether malware is at the root of your problem or not. Your log has a couple of lines that may indicate an infection, but I am not even sure of that. We will need to find out whether your computer is infected and if so, remove the infection.This may or may not cure your bootup problem. If it does not, then once your machine is clean, I will turn you over to the people on the Windows XP forum. Some of them have a lot more experience than I do in troubleshooting operating system difficulties.You need to understand going in is that most malware fixes involve one or more reboots of the computer. I know that you are concerned about shutting down your machine, and I'll go as far as I can before I ask you to reboot, but it may be necessary at some point.The first thing we have to do is look at the lines In your log. They are:F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=userinit,nddeagnt.exe,regsrv32.exe /sO4 - Global Startup: Register.exeThe questionable files are regsrv32.exe and Register.exe. Neit... Read more

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Hi Guys,
Lately, every time I turn my computer on, it truly takes 15-20 min to start before I can work on it! Do you have an idea on what can cause that?
Thanks in advance,

A:Need Help, my computer takes 20 min to startup!

Hello Yankie007,

Did you add any new Hardware or Software recently?

Have you ran Virus and Malwares scans?

Which Antivirus and Firewall programs do you have installed?

Have you tried performing a Clean Boot?

Have you ran Windows Disk Cleanup Tool, lately?


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i having a problem with my startUp it take about 5 mins or more to load i have tryed everything within my skill to fix it but i had no success so far so if any one can help me to fix my problem i will be greatful.

here is some pictures of my computer to do with start up and proformance i fiddle around with few things:

Thank you for all of you guys who view this and helped me

A:Please help me StartUp takes 5 min to load or more

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 14:46:39, on 18/12/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\Program Files\Super_DVD_Creator_9.8\NMSAccessU.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk\bin\sprtsvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Supportsoft\bin\tgsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Progra... Read more

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