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Windows 7 - Fresh Install BSOD whilst applying windows updates

Q: Windows 7 - Fresh Install BSOD whilst applying windows updates

I built up a new PC before Christmas. These were the components:

Asus P8Z77-V Motherboard
Intel i5 3570K 3.4GHz
2 x G-Skill 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
PowerColor HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI PCI-E Graphics Card
OCZ 120GB Agility 3 SSD

Not really used it that much and have had random crashes since built. Today, I decided to start afresh and reformatted the C drive and re-installed Windows. Although the OS installed without a hitch, at various times throughout the Windows Update process, the machine would crash a BSOD would appear.

I have attached the files as requested.

Can anyone advise me on what is the best approach to resolving this issue?



Preferred Solution: Windows 7 - Fresh Install BSOD whilst applying windows updates

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: Windows 7 - Fresh Install BSOD whilst applying windows updates

Hello DarrenF.

Four crashes, four different stopcodes.

BugCheck 34, {50853, fffff8800317e738, fffff8800317df90, fffff80002cd1eee}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ExAcquireResourceSharedLite+4e )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff80002c8e284, 0, ffffffffffffffff}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!SwapContext_PatchXRstor+0 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1A, {31, fffffa800ef4fac0, fffff8800e0ed000, fffff8a00a7584e0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::NNGAKEGL::`string'+7271 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff960000f6b32, fffff8800785ffa0, 0}

Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!FreeObject+12 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Whereas ntkrnlmp.exe and win32k.sys, none of them cannot be the real probable cause of a crash. Do these tests, one by one.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Stress test the CPU.
Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95

Enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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I just installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit on an HP Envy m6 laptop. I went to check for updates due to the fact that this laptop originally had Windows 8.1. Windows updates just keeping Checking for updates with the green progress bar keeps turning and
turning. I had this problem awhile back and there is an issue with two KB files which are windows update agents but I did not write them down. Does anybody have that information?
Thanking you in advance,
Dennis Sturgill

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So here is my problem, I reinstalled my windows 7 ultimate x64 using the fresh backup I did the day I bought my laptop.

So the installation was done without any issue and everything seems to be working fine apart of Windows Update. When I launch the update, Windows Update just keep looking for updates withtout finding nothing and then after a long time, it show an error msg, I got two different for the moment : 8024400a and 8024402F
I have attached the CBS logs if someone can have a look.

Thank you in advance.

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Hello all,

My computer recently caught a virus and I had to reformat my computer. I have reformatted this machine before without a single problem.

First problems appeared after the initial re-format and install. Installing various games and drivers would wind up alerting me that various dll files were missing. After following a 10? step guide to troubleshoot these errors nothing worked and the final step was to conduct another fresh install of windows.

I was also considering that maybe my hard drive was going bad so I did a fresh install on my second hard drive and the same problems occurred.

I did however, manage to get one of the installs to remain relatively stable, but it still has the same problems.

And finally, I purchased a brand new SSD (samsung 830 series) and did a new fresh install to it. Everything seemed to go fine until I began running windows updates (after getting Security essentials installed and my video drivers). Windows updates got hung up on the on screen in application install screen in the middle of approximately 130 updates. I then clicked the stop installation button and nothing happened. The updates screen would not change. I left it alone for awhile and came back. Still nothing. I then told the computer to restart. It then proceeded to hang on the shutdown screen. (i let this remain overnight hoping it would shut down) It did not. I was forced to hard reset the system and now the same issue is happening after installing microsofts fix it app... Read more

A:Fresh windows 7 install, windows updates fails and other problems

Work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

If you didn't follow the Best Practices for Clean Reinstall after resetting BIOS to defaults, setting SATA controller to AHCI, unplugging all other HD's and peripherals.

Drivers are handled differently in Win7 than before so make sure to read and understand that part. If you changed out any from what Win7 wants then I would do it over. If you're running with the installer chipset then you can try the one from the Support Downloads webpage for your model PC or mobo.

As you work through the Troubleshooting steps post back results as there may be other steps suggested.

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Hi Everyone, just joined.
I have just had to do a fresh install of Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit.
A question i have is: are there any methods to find where these updates are being downloaded to, so that i may keep them on a disc for the next time i need to do a fresh install, or do i have to check in installed updates and manually find and download them?

A:Fresh Install - Updates download (Windows 7 )

I'm pretty sure that there is no way to separately save the updates so I guess you will have to go the normal download route.

As an alternative to a fresh install next time why don't you make an image backup when you have the system the way you like it and restore that instead. You will then have most of your updates and installed programs in place.

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-Running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Service Pack 1

Hello there, I've just built a new computer and am having trouble installing Windows updates on my fresh install.

When I go to Windows Update, I get the following message:

Install new Windows Update software

To check for updates, you must first install an update for Windows Update. Your automatic updating settings will not change

To install the update, Windows update will automatically close and re-open.

When I click 'Install now', the window disappears and I am then confronted with the following message:

Windows could not search for new updates

An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.

Error(s) found:
Code 800F081F Windows Update encountered an unknown error.

Does anyone know how I can get updates to work? Is there some way that I can manually download and install this update for Windows Update?

Thank you.

A:Unable to install updates on fresh Windows 7 SP1 install

I'm guessing that your installation media already contained SP1, is that correct? Since this is a clean install my first thought is something happened during the installation process to damage or corrupt some system files. I'd try the Microsoft troubleshooter first.

Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - WindowsUpdate_dt000

If that doesn't work I'd try running the System Update Readiness Tool.

What is the System Update Readiness Tool?

If still no joy, and only because this is a very recent clean install, I'd just reinstall Windows 7 again. If the problem persists I'd start looking into the possibility of a bad installation disk, hardware issues, etc. Please post back if any of this helps or not.

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Hello, Quick recap

Thursday I reformatted my pc due to long time issues that finally piled up. I installed windows 7 home 64bit from my original legit windows 7 upgrade disc I got when windows 7 was released. I've used this disc for this before and worked fine. The install went smooth and windows activation worked perfectly right when I booted up I was able to activate no problem. I installed my drivers and enabled automatic updates. Windows went through a series of 5-10 updates installing at a time then it had one big spurt of about 120 updates. All were installing fine, but a few were failing and kept re trying during the next update.

Finally I'm at a point now where the same 9 updates keep failing. I've tried running Fix it, SFC/ Scan shows no problems. System update readiness tool installs and finishes and still The updates fail. Attached is the CBS folder.

Error(s) found:
Code 8007065E
Code 800B0100
Code 80070490

The 9 Failing updates are


I've read online someone suggested to reformat again, turn off automatic updates. install the Service Pack 1 from the iso from microsofts website. then manually install updates like 5 or so at a time until you're all caught up. Seems like a hassle but I'm willing to do this if this means it will solve my issue.

so I'm trying to upload the cbs.zip folder. and my .zip is 96.2mb. when I try to upload it just times out and g... Read more

A:Windows UpdateS Fail Fresh Win 7 64bit Install

Pleasefollow the WindowsUpdate Posting Instructions and postthe requested data

If thefile is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files untilthe final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately afterzipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for anumber of reasons)

Pleasealso post the C:\Windows\windowsudpate.log file

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My daughter bought this Windows 8 OEM OS HP Pavilion g6-2240sa 64bit Notebook PC around three years ago and lately it was very slow and she asked me to have a look at it. As it was three years old I decided to do a factory reset from the built in recovery option. I copied the files etc she wanted backed up onto my own PC and followed the instruction in the recovery tool. All appeared to go well and before continuing I deleted some bloatware including Norton Security which had installed even though I unchecked the box telling it not to.

I then began the Windows 8 installation bit and eventually got back on line connected to the internet and ready to begin updating the OS intending to go right through to Win 10. After checking for updates it found 198 files which I set it to install and when it was finished and I had clicked on restart all went well until it hung on the dreaded 13% while configuring updates. I found a solution to this via google but it took a long time (5hr) before it eventually started again and I could sign in. I checked and all seemed well so went back to Windows Update and this time I got 111 which installed perfectly as did the 78 files after that. I restarted the PC again and went back to Windows update where it found 2 more important updates which failed one had the error code 80070002 which I solved via the msn walk through I found on Google. The other which had the error code 80070436 and was for the HP-Other Hardware, HP Wireless Button Driver, has ... Read more

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I have a Toshiba laptop that will not do Windows updates. It just hangs on checking for updates. Here's what I have done.

completely wiped and reformatted hard drive
fresh install of of 2 different versions of windows 7 - Home premium - what the laptop came with, and Win 7 starter (mine), and I have the same problem with both

changed update options to check, but let me install
I've done MS fixit 50202 in aggressive mode
System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821)
I've done the stop wuauserv and bits services, deleted the SoftwareDistribution folder and restarted services.

It just hangs on checking for updates - eventually all network activity stops, cpu hangs around 50% and memory at about 60%, with all that being taken up by svhost

I even checked to see if the network adapter needed newer drivers...
the machine seems to be running fine - I can get online, and can install other programs..

CBS log attached,

Thanks for your help

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I've done about 5 different clean installs this week and have attempted multiple fixes form other forums when it comes to searching for updates. The last install which I started yesterday at 7am pacific time is still going for over 24 hours, Once I registered the product key and activated windows it found a new update for the client and since then it's been searching. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks again!


Service pack 1 is already installed from the cd version that I have. After I activated windows it prompted me to download and install a windows update agent which was windows update agent 7.6.7600.320 and since then it's been searching for updates.

A:Fresh install Windows 7 64bit searching for updates over 24 hours

Hi and welcome to SevenForums
See post #2 here
Clean install
windows update

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I had to do a clean install for a user of mine and I cannot get Windows Updates to install. I've ran the torubleshooter, stopped the wuauserv service and renamed the softeware distribution folder, restarted the BITS service but it's just hung on that screen
When I check the WindowsUpdate.log I have many line like the one below for many KB's:
DtaStor WARNING: Attempted to add URL http://download.windowsupdate.com/d/msdownload/update/software/secu/2016/04/windows6.1-kb3145739-x64_b9ae7ee29555dce4d1a225fd1324176a2538178a.msu for file ua5+4pVV3OTRoiX9EyQXaiU4F4o=
when file has not been previously added to the datastore

how can I get this fixed?

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Hello, all. I built my first gaming PC last week. The build went well, but the following day, I got 2 or 3 random bsod's, mainly on start up. Updated mobo bios hoping it would solve the problem. System was stable for a couple days, then started getting bsod's again. One on start up, one after computer was idle. After another crash after booting up my PC last night, I decided to do a clean reinstall of Windows 7 (64 bit) and just start over. Got all "up to date" drivers for all components, did not install any extra programs other than Steam and Norton. Everything was running fine... until I started performing the numerous Windows Updates. Then, it started happening again. BSOD's. I have ran checks on the RAM, SSD, etc, but have come up with no issues. Must be a conflict with 1 (or more) of the windows updates/drivers? I restored from a previous point where windows was working last night, but am getting crashes again now this morning. I tried uninstalling Norton to see if that was the issue, but that did not help. I would really like to figure out what is causing this? I have already had 3 or 4 random bsod's this morning... Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have uploaded the data/reports requested in the "how to post on this thread" with this post. I am new at this, but am somewhat technically sound, and can give you any info you need to provide me with any help. Once again, thank you.
My set up- (just in case you need it)

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A:Numerous BSODs on fresh install/new build after windows updates..

Re-install Norton. It most likely is not the culprit (assuming it is up to date and the 2012 version) in your crashes and you need a security program installed on your system.

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\breakingadam\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\032812-7815-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (8 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`0300c000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03250650
Debug session time: Wed Mar 28 09:26:19.788 2012 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:02.505
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 26.0
2014-12-27 12:36

Checking Windows Servicing Packages

Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_2_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_2_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_3_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_3_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_40_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_40_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_41_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_41_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_42_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_42_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
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A:Fresh 7 Ultimate x64 install. Windows updates failed/corrupt

scannow comes up with no errors

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Just did a fresh install of Window XP. Went to Windows Update to get current and scan came back clean- nothing needed, not even sp2- NO WAY! I must need a ton of updates, patches, etc- how do I determine what I need in order to get current when MS's own scan says I don't need anything?

Any help would be appreciated!

A:Solved: Windows Update shows no updates needed on a fresh install of XP- no way!

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Basically my old HDD died from bad sectors and I had to format and install Windows 7 Enterprise on a back up hdd that was flooded with useless documents from the past.

Went ahead done what I had to do and left Windows to check for updates, Steam install some games and League of Legends update.

However everything finished but Windows was still checking for updates and I noticed the svchost.exe (netsvcs one) uses about 1.5 GB out of 4 RAM. Immediately knew that this was caused by the Windows Update service that's under it.

However turning Windows Update off is never a smart thing to do and I don't have the kind of time to manually download updates.

I know that it will probably blast me with 200+ updates (has happened in the past but never used up so much RAM and finished way faster than 6 hours with all my usual post installation stuff.

Anyways some info you should probably know:
-I'm using a Wireless adapter (TP-LINK TL-WN722N) and I have read threads here that Windows Update would sometimes fail to do what it should with Wireless adapters, unfortunatelly that isn't an option at the moment.
-Resetting Windows Update manually and through Fix It doesn't work.

So first thing I'm looking at is updating the Windows Update client, please do tell if you think otherwise, or if not link me to the newest Windows update client or probbably any hotfixes that could fix the problem (never done this before and wouldn't want to mess up, so I decided to ask you guys )

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A:Windows Update stuck on checking updates (on fresh and clean install)

Hi Qualtrox,
might be due to fact that Enterprise and Ultimate, are different versions.
If you using the Ultimate key on an Enterprise install, or visa versa, then it will hang as its failing validation.
We can check if you run this too, copy/paste the output


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So, I acquired this great gaming PC a few weeks ago, and everything was going great - then I decided to install a fresh version of Windows 7 x64, and when it came time to install the video card drivers, I've faced a series of crashes, and it has only gotten progressively worse. Since then, I've encountered BSOD during new installs of windows 7, almost during every windows update, and during most driver installs. I was tinkering around with the HDDs (unplugging, replugging), because I read that I needed to disconnect one to be able to install properly on the SSD.

Anyways, some of the errors I've been receiving are:

and 0x0000007f

I pray It's nothing that I have to go back in and physically tinker with, because I'm so afraid of just making things worse.

I don't know how to post those long logs of errors, so if someone can try to help out a TOTAL newb, I would be very greatful. I really didn't want to come here to ask for a handout, but I'm running out of hope.

some general information:
Win 7 x64
Intel i5-2500k
MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt Motherboard
MSI R7850 Twin Frozr OC Edition Radion HD 7850 GPU

Please be gentle.

Thank you


A:Constant BSOD, windows updates, fresh installs, etc...

Please follow - BSOD Help and Support - Windows 7 Help Forums

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My system info is in my profile, installing Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Retail. Attached is all of the report info.

I have no idea what is going on. Whenever I try to install all of the Windows updates it blue screens. Then it will reboot, try to apply the updates, and blue screen again. I've run Linux Server 12.04 on this machine just fine, so I'm fairly certain it's not a hardware issue. Also, this build is brand new (built it a few weeks ago)

Thanks for your time!

Things I've Tried:
- Reinstalling Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
- GPU, CPU, and RAM stress tests (all showed no signs of error)
- Unplugging extraneous HD's
- sfc.exe /scannow (no errors)

The main error code seems to be 0x101
Just got a new one that is 0xFC

I disabled core unlocking and everything is magically working. I suspect I had a faulty core unlocked. Still doesn't explain the stress tests passing, but whatever.

A:BSOD on fresh install when install updates, misc error codes

This one DMP was related to the following.


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Hi everyone, I think I've got a fairly tricky problem here.
I just finished installing Windows 7 Pro (SP1 included) x64 on my laptop. Pretty much the first thing I did was go to check for updates. This was taking forever, and upon looking at the resource monitor, it appears that svchost (you can just which services
it's hosting) was hung at %50, or one CPU core. No HDD activity to speak of, just a process spinning its wheels.
I've tried multiple troubleshooting steps, from running the Update readiness tool (Which didn't find anything wrong), resetting windows update using multiple tools, running an SFC (which said the system was in perfect condition), and of course rebooting
several times in between.
Checking the CBS log file, there are many lines reading "Failed to internally open package. [HRESULT = 0x800F0805 - CBS_E_INVALID_PACKAGE]". Windows Update appears to soldier on past that however, where it apparently reads out its last cached package
(successfully it would seem) then stop dead. When I net stop wuauserv, the log seems to mention TrustedInstaller a few times, then that's about all the interesting information I can gather.
The WindowsUpdate.log file is not terribly helpful either; just before the hang it says "PT: Synchronizing extended update info", then it lists off a ServiceId and Server URL. Nothing after that!
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Any ideas? I just installed all the drivers from Dell (this is an XPSL521X) so I would guess it is one of those.

A:Fresh install of Windows BSOD during sleep - Windows 8.1

ehhh might be something with RAM like freq. or timings but for now:


RtsPStor RtsPStor.sys Wed Jun 13 06:08:38 2012 (4FD866A6) <<< From Realtek's website, card reader

Update or uninstall:

stdcfltn stdcfltn.sys Fri Jul 13 19:30:14 2012 (5000AF86)

Update the video driver package for both Intel/NVIDIA from Dell if not already latest. (The crash involved dxgkrnl but that doesn't necessarily mean a video driver was at fault.)

You should attach a screenshot of CPU-Z Memory tab and one each for each stick of RAM of SPD tab.

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Have been attempting to install Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a newly built PC but begin to get BSODs after installing windows updates and drivers. I thought at first that it was due to the drivers.

The first install was with an older Windows 7 DVD, and I experienced the first BSOD (0xD1 I believe) after installing the graphics driver, dx10/11, wireless adapter driver, Avast! antivirus, Chrome, and some Windows Updates. Before installing the wireless driver and those other items the computer was able to be on for several hours w/out crashing.

Startup repair was unable to fix the issue, so I did a restore to just before installing the driver, and consequently avast!, chrome, and windows updates. BSOD again. Restored again and tried installing SP1 from disk. It errored at the end, presumably b/c the system wasn't updated enough. Restored again.

Installed the ethernet driver and ran a wired network connection. Downloaded the 100+ updates and was installing them when the system crashed once again. The only thing installed was the graphics driver, dx10/11 and ethernet driver.

From here I used an AIO iso w/ updates through last week, so only five updates were needed, followed by .net framework 4. After installing the graphics driver, dx10/11 and the ethernet driver I downloaded and installed the first five updates as well as installed avast and chrome. After restarting it prompted me to download and install the microsoft .net framework 4, where it promptly BSODe... Read more

A:getting BSOD after updates/drivers on fresh install (new machine)


I can't help but think this has to be a hardware problem. Fortunately, all the components should still be under warranty, so you shouldn't have trouble.

Start by running about an hour of the Blend and Small FFTs Prime95 tests (one at a time). See here: Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95

Also, run Memtest86 to test RAM more specifically: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Let us know what the results of the tests are, and we'll go from there!

...Summary of the dumps:


Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Debug session time: Sun Mar 25 19:26:31.790 2012 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:10:46.992
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiSearchForNewThread+1b9 )
PROCESS_NAME: explorer.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x3B_nt!KiSearchForNewThread+1b9
BiosReleaseDate = 12/23/2010
SystemProductName = System Product Name
Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Debug session time: Sun Mar 25 23:42:21.174 2012 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:18.049
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+af37 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_5100
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x1a_5100_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_+af37

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Hi guys n gals - Merry Xmas to all .

Im having a problem with Windows updates my pc. Im not sure if its some sort of virus , or just a Windows issue.

I keep getting the yellow icon, saying 'updates are ready for your computer'. When I click it goes through the 4 update steps, and says 'updates succesfully applied'.
However, the icon keeps coming straight back, even after cold boot.
When I go through the control panel / add & remove, the last updates are still showing as over a week ago. However, if I go into the site for Windows update , it shows the update for today as 'succesfull'.
I ran a manual update via the Microsoft website and this worked sucesfully. (i.e it updated the add/remove programs page).

My pc keeps randomly going to 100% cpu usage , and its usually svchost or msiexec which is causing it. When applying the updates my pc shows as running out of disk space, even though I have deleted file over a gig a byte recently.

I have ran virus checks using avast , spybot and adaware. Couple were found, but the issue persists.
I am on Windows XP 2002 SP3 . Add/remove progs shows latest update as KB2467659.
Thanks in advance for any help

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I have been getting a random BSOD on a fresh Windows 8 install. It doesn't seem to happen at any given time. Sometimes its right after startup and sometimes in the middle of the night when nothing is happening. I have attached my dumps if anyone can help read them. I have tried to look at them myself but I am getting a symbols error. I appreciate the help, Thanks!

A:Windows 8 BSOD after fresh install

Some of your mini-dumps are pointing towards the file: e1c63x64.sys which is your Intel(R) Gigabit Adapter NDIS 6.x driver file. Please update this to Windows 8 64bit version: Driver Reference Table

I have also found some out-of-date drivers that you should update or remove/un-install if un-needed:

AsUpIO.sys - ASUS hardware monitoring software related:http://www.carrona.org/drivers/search.php?id=AsUpIO.sys (please un-install all ASUS utilities via the control panel/un-install programs, known BSOD maker in Windows 8)
teamviewervpn.sys - TeamViewerVPN Network Adapter: Driver Reference Table (please un-install Teamviewer and re-install the latest version if you must use it)
vstor2-mntapi10-shared.sys - VMware Virtual Storage Volume Driver: Driver Reference Table (please un-intsall VMWare and install the latest version if you must use it)

Please update anything to Windows 8 64bit versions from your motherboard manufacturers website. This should include your Intel(R) Gigabit Ethernet Driver LAN driver. Your BIOS version is 3203 and the latest appears to be 3305, you might want to update as a last resort but please if you do follow manufacturers precautions as any error might render your system inoperable:

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P9X79 PRO

Please ensure you have downloaded all the Windows 8 updates until you can install no more.


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I just got three 320GB Seagate drives setup in RAID 0 for Linux, and I decided to also reinstall Windows 8 on my SSD since it started lagging and running slower than normal. While trying to install Win8, right after selecting a disk/partition to install to, I got a BSOD about an error in a nonpaged area or something. When I tried to boot into the installer again, I got a BSOD immediately after the logo splashscreen (too quick to see what it was about). Does anyone know how to fix/bypass this?
-I'm booting the Windows 8 installer from a Corsair Survivor 64GB USB3.0 flashdrive. I'm gonna try a dvd with a different iso that I downloaded more recently on my laptop.

A:BSOD on Windows 8 fresh install

Try different media (CD/DVD or USB) and different ISO's
Try these free, bootable diagnostics: Initial Hardware Diagnostics

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Hey, so i recently (less than a week ago) upgraded my windows 7 install from 32bit to 64bit, so im on a fresh windows install, and everything was working fine until i left my computer on overnight to do all the windows updates and came back to find it had restarted due to a bluescreen, i figured it may be a one off and didnt do anything about it, until it happened while i was using it just now.

So i downloaded BluescreenViewer and here is the first BSOD;


This is the second one that happened while i was actually using the computer;


I searched on the internet for a while to see if i could figure out how to solve it myself, and read that using windows verifier to find out which driver is apparently responsible can be useful, so i ran that, and here is what that found;


Any help would be appreciated as im not sure what to do, on the right hand side each BSOD says it is caused by a different driver file, and im not sure what program/thing either of them are attached to or from.

A:BSOD - Fresh windows install

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I have had windows 7 installed now for 2 weeks i did have it installed before but i installed a new HDD as my main drive.

It has happened a few times now but i have only saved 2 dumps which are attached. I am currently using Windows 7 Pro 64bit which i got from the msdnaa through my University.

I don't really fancy reinstalling windows again but if i have to then i will but if there are work arounds that would be great!

The main errors are: ntoskrnl.exe, Wdf01000.sys, PSHED.dll

A:BSOD - After a fresh install of windows!


Let's go through our generic tips. If you're overclocking, stop. Disconnect all unnecessary hardware, like external USB drives, video cards, etc.

Try a memory test. Download Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using ImgBurn. Boot from the CD, and run at least 5 passes.

Also, try scanning your system files. Open an elevated command prompt and run sfc /scannow.

Good luck!

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Jonathan\Desktop\021110-19016-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a63000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02ca0e50
Debug session time: Thu Feb 11 08:35:07.143 2010 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 6:03:53.312
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
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Decided finally to update my desktop from RTM to Ultimate. Everything was running kosher-like in RTM for the past 6 months, but installing the legit version has become a friggin' nightmare. After install, first time starting windows gives me a BSOD (can't even get past login). Safe mode, at least works...

First it was my newly installed HD 4650. Put back my ancient x800xl. Then it was some random NForce 4 drivers...now...no clue.

NForce 4 Ultra (DFI LanParty)
Athlon 64 x2 3800+

Attached is the dump file...

Thanks in advance for any help that can be provided.

A:Windows 7 x64 Fresh Install BSOD

Quote: Originally Posted by l1fe

Decided finally to update my desktop from RTM to Ultimate. Everything was running kosher-like in RTM for the past 6 months, but installing the legit version has become a friggin' nightmare. After install, first time starting windows gives me a BSOD (can't even get past login). Safe mode, at least works...

First it was my newly installed HD 4650. Put back my ancient x800xl. Then it was some random NForce 4 drivers...now...no clue.

NForce 4 Ultra (DFI LanParty)
Athlon 64 x2 3800+

Attached is the dump file...

Thanks in advance for any help that can be provided.

This one was caused by memory corruption.

To test y ouor memory download memtestx86 and run it for 5 passes. that will test your memory and tell you if you have a heat issue.

You might as well run a system file check
type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>SFC /SCANNOW

Let us know the results



Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\K\Desktop\022010-35906-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*d:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-... Read more

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I have had this computer about a month now, and recently It blue screens, sometimes when gaming, sometimes doing nothing.

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Here is the message it gave me

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: f4
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA8008F03B30
BCP3: FFFFFA8008F03E10
BCP4: FFFFF80003591660
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
Bucket ID: X64_0xF4_IOERR_c000000e_IMAGE_hardware_disk
Server information: c49d1498-37ac-41b3-b341-5efc335a9fe1

I don't know what is causing it.

Here is my system info


? CPU:

Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
Description: Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Speed: 2993

? Installed RAM: 8174 MB


? PC Info.:

PC or motherboard model: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
System name: RALGONDO-PC
System Manufacturer: To Be Filled By O.E.M.


? Onboard devices:


? Graphics:

Description: AMD Radeon HD 6670
Name: AMD Radeon HD 6670
Driver Date: 20120405000000.000000-000
Driver Version: 8.961.0.0


? CD/DVD drives:

Description: CD-ROM Drive
Caption: ATAPI iHAS124 C ATA Device
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A:BSOD Before and after fresh windows install

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

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 %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.

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Hello everyone,

New member to the forums here and I was able to be pretty ninja-like when it came to getting information required to make a post in this forum.

Bought a new computer 2 weeks ago, came in 3 days ago. Been having trouble with it since. Usually I'm the "Mr. Fix-it" when it comes to PC's but I've never messed around with any debugging tools, so I need some assistance please; any help is greatly appreciated.

I've tried all the troubleshooting you can possibly do when trying to diagnose a blue screen of death. Tried both RAM sticks separately, took the video card out and used on-board video. I even tried both RAM sticks with on-board video separately. Unplugged the DVD-ROM, no avail. I called ASRock and got a technician who I could barely understand, but was telling me something about "XMP". I didn't see the XMP option under the DRAM configuration, even if my sticks don't support it wouldn't the option still be there? I think he has my motherboard confused with another one. He told me to either replace the RAM with new RAM or send the motherboard back in and exchange it.

I came here to see what the BSoD DMP files REALLY have to say the problem is, so I can solve it once and for all. I didn't pay for new hardware to let it sit here and collect dust.

I appreciate any help you guys can offer.

SPECS: Nothing is OC'd except the GPU, it was OC'd straight from the factory

MOBO: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 @ P1.30 (latest BIOS update)
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A:BSoD after fresh Windows 7 install


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Just wondering if anyone can help. Installed
I'm getting BSOD within a minute of startup of a fresh Windows 7 x64 Install.

I've tried changing RAM and a couple of other things.
I have as of yet not installed any programs, just updated my graphics card driver

I can boot into safe mode without a problem.
I can't see any hardware conflicts.

I am getting a IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error on the BSOD.
I was also getting a Win32.sys error.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Attached are the 4 latest dump files.


A:BSOD on fresh x64 Windows 7 Install

Quote: Originally Posted by nomis42


Just wondering if anyone can help. Installed
I'm getting BSOD within a minute of startup of a fresh Windows 7 x64 Install.

I've tried changing RAM and a couple of other things.
I have as of yet not installed any programs, just updated my graphics card driver

I can boot into safe mode without a problem.
I can't see any hardware conflicts.

I am getting a IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error on the BSOD.
I was also getting a Win32.sys error.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Attached are the 4 latest dump files.



Hi and welcome

You have 3 distinct causes for these BSODs. First the directx portion of your video driver. The second is memory corruptoion, and the third are win 7 files

For the first I would completely remove the current driver and download a fresh copy. Install only the driver and not the rest of the things that usually get installed with them.

For memory corruption I would download memtestx86 burn it to a cd and run it for at least 5 passes.

For the win 7 files I would run a system file check
(type cmd in search>right click>sfc /scannow)

Let us know if you need more help


BugCheck D1, {fffff80001f02f50, 2, 8, fffff80001f02f50}
Probably caused by : dxgmms1.sys ( dxgmms1!VidSchiWaitForSchedulerEvents+1bc )
BugCheck A, {a4400000000, 2, 0, fffff80... Read more

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I have been experiencing a BSOD on my fresh install of windows 7. I ran the upgrade adviser before upgrading and it said my hardware was 100% compatible. Here is the info:
-32bit windows 7 pro
-The original OS was XP home
-Retail version of 7 pro
-2.5 years since the date of purchase today at 6:05 PM
-I installed 7 a week ago
-It is a windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot.

Here is the crash message text:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 10000000
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000001
BCP4: 81897400
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:

And .zip is attached.

A:BSOD Fresh install of windows 7 pro

I would test you ram and cpu:

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Administrator\Downloads\BSOD stuff\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\090111-39343-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*F:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17514.x86fre.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x8184d000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x81997850
Debug session time: Thu Sep 1 18:12:12.608 2011 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:58.201
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck A, {1000... Read more

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i'm french, i will try my best to explain.
Sorry but i can't title more precisely due to the circumstance.

I just reinstalled windows 7 ultimate x64 2hours ago (+ format by the disc too) and i had my first "new" bluescreen like 10mn after installed amd driver (last one, 14.9 from 9/29/2014), happened just when i logged into steam. (Windows wasn't already setup to maintain the bsod screen at this point, now its done..)

Before (maybe the new windows solve some, but just in case.. it can maybe also help) :
I reinstalled it cause i had random bluescreen with some .sys or .dll (atikvmag) which tend to be with the graphic card / system corrupt, some cleaner stuff said me i had a bitcoin stuff which can destroy some vital windows fonctions. Sometimes i had 4 bsod in the evening like no one, doing the "same thing" youtube & games for most (not so much differents games), i don't even remember having it while idle desktop or if i was idle there was something running (youtube player for example).

Other quick example, i used to crashed while having a lot of tabs with some youtube players (yep i use a lot) so after reboot, chrome says me "restore them ?" i say "do it baby!" which could result in a bsod.

I also can be freeze, well i guess, cause my usb stops, no mouse / keyboard, i haven't check sound.
Or, an application crashed, i hit ctrl + alt + sup and, all the time in this case it freeze the computer when i cli... Read more

A:BSOD again after fresh new install windows 7

New one, i was starting a youtube video so my "Before" problems are still there

I missed i vital thing on my first zipfile, my windows 7 wasn't in sp1, trully sorry for that supid miss.. i though it was already done humm.

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Hi all,

I recently downgraded from Windows 10 due to constant BSOD's (was initially upgraded from windows 8.1).

I successfully performed a clean install this morning but have already encountered three BSODs,

I have a feeling that it might be my origin software but I'm not sure



A:BSOD - Fresh windows 8.1 install

Hi mattblue,

Welcome to the 8forums.

As you get a 0x1a(memory_management), 0xA(IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL) pointing to hardware and 0x139(KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE) caused by GPU drivers, please run a few tests.

Diagnostic test


Run Furmark to test your GPU. Furmark tutorial

Run Furmark for around 30 minutes

Your GPU temperatures will rise quickly while Furmark is running. Keep a keen eye on them and abort the test if temperatures rise too high

Diagnostic Test


Run MemTest86+ to analyse your RAM. MemTest86+ - Test RAM - Windows 7 Forums


MemTest86+ needs to be run for at least 8 passes for conclusive results. Set it running before you go to bed and leave it overnight. We're looking for zero errors here. Even a single error will indicate RAM failure.

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? OS - Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
? Original OS - Windows 7 Home Premium x64
? Purchased OS from retailer
? Age of System - 3 Years
? Age of OS installation - Reinstalled just 4 days ago

? CPU - i7-2630QM @ 2.00 GHz
? Video Card - nVidia GTX 460M
? MotherBoard - Asus G73SW Intel Laptop Motherboard s989 (0205A) 60-N3IMB1000-C08 69N0K9M10C08
? Power Supply - ASUS 19.5V 7.7A 150W POWER SUPPLY/ AC ADAPTER
? System Manufacturer - Asus

Happy New Years everyone! I hope everyone had a great year. I purchased this laptop I'm using (Asus G73SW) from a friend earlier this year and it has been more trouble than it's worth. Hopefully I followed all of the guidelines for the post. I included the PERFMON report, the BSOD Collection .html file, and a BlueScreenView document as well. Thanks for any help or suggestions you give me!

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Hi guys,

After some help troubleshooting this error if possible please. I did a brand new fresh install of windows on a system and have received the first BSOD after a few minutes of running the game "Archeage"

Dump file attached. Any clues would be greatly appreciated thanks.

A:BSOD ON fresh windows install

Hi Borgio.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa80054b18f8, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD

Followup: MachineOwner

2: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa80054b18f8, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 0000000000000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000000000000, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

Dumping WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure shows:
2: kd> !errrec fffffa80054b18f8
Common Platform Error Record @ fffffa80054b18f8
Record Id : 01cfde4cef27c727
Severity : Fatal (1)
Length : 928
Creator : Microsoft
Notify Type : Machine Check ... Read more

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Hello guys ive been having issues for quite a while now and ive been trying to solve this matter but so far ive only failed..

Ive ran memtest86 4.0a and i found several million errors. So i scanned through 1 and 1 ramslot to try to determine which ram was giving the errors, this only resulted in 1 of my 4 ram had only 1 error? I found this weird so i thought it might be the DIMM thats corrupted.

So now i removed 3 of my rams and i only run with 1 which passed the test. Still i get unexpected shutdowns aka BSOD.

Ive tried to remove my SSD and only use my HDD back and forth , changing to IDE inside BIOS, but with no good results at all..
Ive also tried to change my PSU to a different brand, but all volts seems ok.
I also reinstalled windows with USB, CD, from HDD yeah you name it, different versions... etc.. i even tried to install Windows 8 but with the same result

This all actually just started out of the blue, i have no clue how but i didnt install anything , all of the sudden i started having connection problems which resulted in BSOD.

Asus P9X79 PRO LGA-2011
Intel I-7 3960X 3.3ghz six core
24gb ram Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz
EVGA Geforce GTX 680 4gb ram
850W Cooler Master M2 Silent Pro PSU
256GB Crucial SSD
1TB HDD Samsung

Im kind of clueless

All kind of help will be appreciated.
Thank you

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1044

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A:BSOD after fresh install of windows

Run memtest from hcidesign along with your other programs.

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Hey guys,
I built my PC from all new parts about 3-4 months ago, but from the get go it would intermittently blue screen, it settled down a month or two later but not sure why. Two days ago I wiped and formatted my drive and did a clean install of 7 as I was having unrelated issues I couldn't resolve. But now the blue screens are back. I thought it might be mobo driver issues but I finished updating the drivers and it's still happening.
System specs:
Windows 7 Professional 64x
Gigabyte ga-870fxa-ud5
AMD Phenom x6
AMD Radeon HD6870 1gb
two 4g G-Skill Ripjaw f3-12800cl9d-8gbxl RAM

Attached is the minidump and health report.
Thanks for any help!

A:BSOD on fresh install Windows 7

> Your crash was related to AODDriver2.sys AMD OverDrive Service Driver from Advanced Micro Devices.
Remove > at least to test.

> Please run the update readiness tool and then update to SP-1

Ensure you install the correct 64 or 32 bit option for your system)
Download the System Update Readiness Tool (64bit)
Download the System Update Readiness Tool (32bit)

Now update to SP-1

Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

> I suggest you download the free version of Malwarebytes.
Update it immediately.
Do a full system scan
Let us know the results at the end.

Malwarebytes : Download free malware, virus and spyware tools to get your computer back in shape!

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Sounds like an issue with hardware, but I don't know what it is.

I attached the minidump and a perfmon report.

Windows 8 64 bit.
Fresh install, no new drivers besides what ever came with windows installation.

Obviously a hardware error, but what is it?

A:BSOD on fresh install of both Windows 8 and Windows 7


The attached DMP file is of the NMI_HARDWARE_FAILURE (80) bugcheck.

This is usually a fairly difficult bugcheck to solve straight away as it's your standard hardware issue, really. It can be anything hardware related.

Also, with just one DMP, there's not much we can check for consistency. If you happen to have any more, that would be great... nevertheless, let's outline some diagnostics.

Hard disk diagnostics first -



start>search bar>type cmd right click and select run as admin

Elevated CMD should now be opened, type the following:

chkdsk x: /r

x implies your drive letter, so if your hard drive in question is letter c, it would be:

chkdsk c: /r

Restart system and let chkdsk run.

If chkdsk turns out alright, run Seatools -

SeaTools | Seagate

Run everything minus Fix All and Long Generic.

If hard disk diagnostics turn out okay, move on to memory:



Download Memtest86+ here:

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Which should I download?

You can either download the pre-compiled ISO that you would burn to a CD and then boot from the CD, or you can download the auto-installer for the USB key. What this will do is format your USB drive, make it a bootable device, and then install the necessary files. Both do the same job, it's just up to you which you choose, or which you have available (whether it's CD or USB).

How Memtest works:

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I attempted to update Vista Home Premium, but thema computer froze on the first update, which was a .net update. I performed: a hard restart; sfc /scannow; ran a full virus scan, no virus found; ran malware removal; restarted; 2nd attempt to update to update computer; froze again on the 1st update; hard restart; sfc /scannow; removed all .net programs; 3rd attempt to update; computer froze on first update; restored to checkpoint in June 2013; ran sfc /scannow; attempted to update; computer froze on first update; hard restart; opened in safe mde with network drivers. Looked in event log and found:

DCOM got error "1068" attempting to start the service fdPHost with arguments "" in order to run the server:

DCOM got error "1084" attempting to start the service EventSystem with arguments "" in order to run the server:

The COM+ Event System detected a bad return code during its internal processing. HRESULT was 8007043c from line 45 of d:\longhorn\com\complus\src\events\tier1\eventsystemobj.cpp.
Please contact Microsoft Product Support Services to report this error.
- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-EventSystem" Guid="{899daace-4868-4295-afcd-9eb8fb497561}" EventSourceName="EventSystem" />
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A:Freezes When Applying Windows Updates

Boot from your install disc
Click repair your computer
open a command prompt
type C: and press enter
type cd c:\windows\winsxs and press enter
type del pending .xml and press enter
restart your computer

This is really for if your computer won't start after a windows update but you could try it and see if it fixes your problem.

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I had an occasion today in which I wanted to shutdown windows 8 without waiting to apply updates first.

I found a couple of threads on how to do this in Windows 7, none of which seemed to work in Windows 8. I've also checked the command line shutdown.exe options but didn't see anything specific to do this. Perhaps, I'm not looking hard enough!

Anyway, does anyone know of a way to force a shutdown of windows 8 without applying updates first? (It would be preferable to do this without delving into the registry.)

A:Can Windows 8 be shutdown without applying updates?

Hello Aga,

I find that turning off Windows Update automatic updating is the best method to avoid this. However, you will have to remember to manually check for and install Windows Updates afterwards.

Windows Update - Automatic Updating - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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1st I'd like to say hello to all, I just joined the forum. And now to the problem:

I have been playing games lately and have had 2 BSODs on the same game before and after fresh Windows installation. Before BSOD's the game kept crashing occasionally with multiple NvStreamSvc errors in Windows event/alert log during the fall and current moment.
After I got my 1st BSOD, I installed fresh Windows in, because I believed it was caused my some sort of driver problem.

Game crashed again and I did few "fixes". I set all power savings from Windows and Geforce management off and put bar from Quality to Performance from 'Geforce control panel'
Then I set "NVIDIA Streamer service" from automatic to manual.

After these procedures I got to play the game without crashes for about 5 days (which earlier was about 30min per crash). Until tonight I got BSOD again.

This custom PC is fairly new, got it in the summer 2013. (System specs are in specs menu.) I ran memtest for memories over night and got 0 errors for them about 7 pass if I recall right.

I installed Windows diagnostics tool, and got something out of crashdumps. Game is called War Thunder and that's the aces.exe in PROCESS_NAME parameter, which was running when BSOD struck.

Here's a part where symbols are loaded:
0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
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A:BSOD before & after fresh Windows install during game

Welcome to SF trigsu .

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint. Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress. - H2SO4

The generic nature of the 0x124 (Arg1=0) stop code means we would have to take
the trail & error approach.

The single dump file uploaded is a generic L2 Cache error, I would like to have some more if possible.
I see you have CCleaner installed, please stop using it for the remainder of our troubleshooting
efforts as is deletes the dump files which we need.

Error Type : Cache error
Operation : Generic

Section 2 : x86/x64 MCA
Descriptor @ fffffa800906c138
Section @ fffffa800906c2c0
Offset : 664
Length : 264
Flags : 0x00000000
Severity : Fatal

Error : GCACHEL2_ERR_ERR (Proc 0 Bank 7)
Status : 0xbe0000000100110a
Address : 0x00000001178da700
Misc. : 0x000000d080000086
What is the make, model and age of your PSU?
Fill out this form and post back the result:
Power Supply Calculator
Good practice, open up the case and re-seat all types of connection.
SAT... Read more

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I am experiencing a BSOD and here is what I have done:

After fixing drivers and reinstalling ISOTAP driver it seemed to BSOD again. So at the point I completely nuked both partitions on my disc and did a fresh install of Windows 7

I then went to the Asus web site and downloaded and installed all drivers this computer originally came with, restarted of course, ran windows update, restarted... installed one program: World of Warcraft. About 20 minutes into playing my computer starts to make the disconnect reconnect sound for USB devices. The only device plugged in was my mouse. This is the same mouse currently plugged into my other computer with no issues.

I currently have the computer in safemode and I am running BSOD viewer from nirsoft.net and this is the information that I have:

Dump File : 022515-9562-01.dmp
Crash Time : 2/24/2015 6:34:28 PM
Bug Check Code : 0x000000fe
Parameter 1 : 00000000`00000008
Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000006
Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000005
Parameter 4 : fffffa80`0be4eb20
Caused By Driver : usbhub.sys
Caused By Address : usbhub.sys+12a5c
File Description : Default Hub Driver for USB
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ... Read more

A:Fresh Windows Install. Still BSOD BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER

BugCheck FE, {8, 6, 5, fffffa800be4eb20}
Caused by any third party USB device driver which is not detected by the crash dump, because the device uses private symbols.

A stray crash dump is not enough. Click on button below ....

It will download the DM log collector. Right click on the application and run as administrator. It will generate a .zip file on your desktop. Upload the .zip.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Also Upload the list of all the third party drivers Using NirSoft DriverView :
Download and execute Driverview
View > Hide Microsoft Drivers
Edit > Select all
File > Save Selected Items
In the Save dialog, Set the path to desktop, Put "Driverview" in the name field, and save.
Zip the .txt file and upload it.
Attach the information with your reply post.

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Edit: Issue solved as of Intel HD Graphics Driver

I get a BSOD with message DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (igdkmd64.sys) shortly after launching any game. The driver is linked to Intel's Integrated Graphics which I have updated with 'Windows 8.1 Ready' drivers. My laptop has a Nvidia dedicated GPU which is what I set games to run with, so I'm not sure why Intel's drivers are failing.

I read online that this BSOD can be related to memory issues and since using a fresh 8.1 install I have been receiving low memory error messages whilst playing games despite me having 16GB of RAM.

Thanks for your help.

A:Windows 8.1 BSOD Fresh Install - igdkmd64.sys

I have exactly the same thing happen. I discovered it whilst playing Dirt3 and Grid2. I get a message about the memory and then a little later the crash happens. I really hope someone can help otheriwise I am reinstalling version 8.0

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Just reinstalled Windows on a new Samsung PM 830 SSD. Can't tell if its the SSD or the other things that I have installed. Sometimes it gives the BSOD screen, sometimes Explorer just goes missing and Task Manager would be unavailable.

These days the BSODs come more often and with little warning.

Dump file link
Attachment 199257

A:Random BSOD after fresh install of Windows 7 on a SSD.

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Please follow the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
When posting a new crash dump, include all System File Collection and health reports. They contain valuable information that we can use to find the cause of the crashes.

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Hi guys, I have some problem with my new computer. I just installed windows 7, and afterwards, install all the drivers that coming with it. Then when I start using windows update, I get lots of bsod often. Now, the update proses is complete, but I still getting the bsod often. Is there any solution for this. I also include the minidumps (all 7). Thank you.

This is the message that I get after startup:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name:BlueScreen
OS Version:6.1.7601.
Locale ID:1033

Additional information about the problem:
OS Version:6_1_7601
Service Pack:1_0

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Users\Ciel Kamui\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-87422-0.sysdata.xml

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A:BSOD after fresh install Windows 7 Ultimate x64

SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION caused by the gdrv.sys

This is some sort of Gigabyte program. Gigabyte's Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced program... Does it sound familiar?

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I built a computer about a year ago and its run fine until about a month ago when my displays started shutting off and not coming back on. The only way I could get my displays to come back on would be to disconnect both monitors and only plug in the monitor that connects with DVI. Connecting the second monitor would cause both to cut out and sometimes BSOD. It seems the same thing was happening with the on-board video. I finally decided to do a fresh Windows 8.1 install and see if the problem persisted. As soon as the I got up and running again I got a BSOD (before installing any drivers). I then did the following tests.

- Ran memtest for 2 passes (no errors)
- Tried my GPU on a different PCI-E slot (Still BSOD)
- Tried unplugging the power from the GPU (Still connected to the PCI-E slot, still BSOD)

I was thinking of trying with the video card out completely but it seems the crash is random and I can't reproduce it. Any ideas?

A:ntoskrnl.exe BSOD Before and After Fresh Windows Install

I noticed that you don't have Secure Boot and/or UEFI enabled. If you were having problems with it and changed it, please let us know.

It's not necessary to enable it now. But, should you reinstall Windows at some point in the future, please enable it first.

I mention this because it may happen that (one day) the system won't boot. This can be caused by a program changing your UEFI settings, or an update of the UEFI resetting it to default values.

To test and see if this is the cause, boot into the UEFI and see if the settings have been changed. If uncertain, try with Secure Boot both on and off (and the UEFI on UEFI or Legacy (CSM))

If it still doesn't boot after trying this, then move on to other troubleshooting tools as it's not likely to be due to this.

I have seen problems with the Killer Network Manager - but mostly on MSI systems. I'd suggest checking out the following:
[QUOTE]At times the Killer Network Manager may cause BSOD prolems:
NOTE: See this link first: BSOD while playing on msi gt70 dragon edition 2 (thanks to kaelaan) It appears that the Killer Service problem was solved with the latest release of the Qualcomm versions of the drivers (so try updating to a version dated from later in 2014).[quote]
The Qualcomm Atheros Killer Service/KillerNetManager is known to cause BSOD's. Please follow the workaround instructions here:

First, open the Run dialog (Win + R keys) and type in "service... Read more

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I have just formatted my desktop pc and installed windows 7 from scratch.

For 2 weeks now, everything was running fine (no issues or BSODs).

However, today I got a dump of windows 7 twice.

I have run the analysis from dm log collector.

The results are found in the attached file.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thank you.

--- Update ---

Second/Third dump has just occurred. Uploading the updated files.

A:BSOD after fresh install of windows 7 x54 (IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL)

I did analysis and said 'probably caused by ntfs.sys' BAD_POOL_CALLER.

I would test your hard drive with mini tools partition wizard (do surface test) Or are you using SSD? And always run Ram test after blue screens. Use memtest86

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