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BSOD when using DVD-drive

Q: BSOD when using DVD-drive

Hey Guys, need some help here also.

Here's the scenario. Last time when i use my dvd-drive, it didn't occured any BSOD, but later on i think around after few months, it start showing me BSOD sometimes when i'm using my dvd-drive.
Then i thought is the hardware failure, since the dvd-drive is quite old & slow already, somemore is an IDE drive.
Then i changed another new SATA dvd-drive, but still sometimes it still give me BSOD. I thought maybe is the power cable fault, then i switch another power cable, still the same. I can't find the root cause of this problem, please help.

BSOD details :

DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
STOP:0x000000D1

here's i attach my minidump log, & the pic of the BSOD

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Preferred Solution: BSOD when using DVD-drive

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 when using DVD-drive

Please post your computer specifications. Are you using a laptop or desktop computer? Try upgrading your computer parts drivers such as chipset drivers, sound-card drivers, video-card drivers, and even possibly network card drivers. Hope this will help you out.

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Hiya

I've just finished building my new computer and I'm getting BSOD errors when first formatting a hard drive and secondly (after a successful format) installing a game on it.

My boot up SSD drive seems to be fine, it's just my other hard drive.

64bit Windows 7 Home premium. Full version I bought a a few days ago. The whole computer is new. If you need any further information, let me no.

8GB RAM. Intel Core i5 2500k CPU. Radeon 7850 graphics. 120ish SSD. 1Tb hard drive. Asus P8Z68-V Pro gen3 motherboard.

Edit: having just seen a notice, I've updated the post to contain two attachments. Or atleast I think I have :\

[ATTACH]Attachment 209804

Attachment 209805[/ATTACH]

A:BSOD when formatting or installing on drive drive, error 0x0000003d

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:





Quote:
* 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:





Quote:
* 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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Hi all. When booting up my PC it causes a BSOD at the Window password screen displaying the error 'Driver_irql_less_or_not_equal'. The only way I can start the PC is by booting whilst hitting F8 and choosing 'Last known good configuration'.


I've tried to do a system restore twice but it caused a BSOD both times. I am running Windows 7 64 bit.

Please help?!

Thank you.

A:BSOD with drive message + System restore = BSOD again

Try booting in safe mode with networking and uploading a jcgriff2 report

http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

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Been having a lot of BSOD recently. Every time I try to burn a disc, I come back to it and this has happened now with two different drives (just upgraded to a blu ray burner). The computer has also been locking up often within 15 minutes of starting up and requires a hard reset. I imagine if I left it be during those times, it'd ultimately result in another BSOD.

I'll try uploading the information as per instructions, but I manually wrote down the message BSOD...

"Stop: 0x0000000F4 (0x000000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8010F95100, 0xFFFFFA8010F958E0, 0xFFFFF800037DD460)"

A:BSOD when using DVD drive

Welcome bonjourmate.

The zip you uploaded does not contain any crash dump. You first search them manually in the default path,
C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump.

If that location is empty, Follow the tutorial:
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Wait for the next crash, and then post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

Anyway, a stop 0xF4 is storage related. For it, what you are to do initially is:
Update your SSD's Firmware (not needed if you are not using a SSD)
Re-seat the sata and power. (for all drives including Optical and internal disks)
Run chkdsk /f/r, following the option two of the tutorial Disk Check
Seatool for dos: SeaTools | Seagate download
Burn it in a blank cd. boot from the CD, click on "Accept", wait for it to finish detecting the drives, then in the upper left corner select "Basic Tests", then select "Long Test" and let it run.
Let us know the results.

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Hi, im keep getting the BSOD when i use my cd drive to access a cd. I have had a look for the mini dump files in c:\windows\minidump and my computer doesnt seem to be writing any. I have even done a search for .mdmp files and have found a few old files but nothing that relates to anything recent. the error codes that i am getting are:
0X00000124
0x0000000000000000
0XFFFFFA800B103030
0X00000000B2000040
0X0000000000000800

and on the other occasions that it happens, the 4th line changes to the following:
B36C030
B3DA030
B434030

ive tried to get a debugger but without the files its a bit of a non starter!

Ive reinstalled the driver for the cd drive (Hitachi HDT725032VLA) and it is now ok under the hardware properties but still crashes my system when i try to use it!

Hope you can help!!
 

A:BSOD when using CD drive

Replace the CD/DVD optical drive
 

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I bought Kingston DataTraveler 16bg G3. I do get BSOD immediately after plugging it in. What could be the problem? Thanks in advance.

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
- the original installed OS on the system? yes
- an OEM or full retail version? OEM
- What is the age of system (hardware)? 1 year
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) haven't re-installed

A:USB drive causes BSOD

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Woox


I bought Kingston DataTraveler 16bg G3. I do get BSOD immediately after plugging it in. What could be the problem? Thanks in advance.


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ALSO of note

Please remove any CD visualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%.

They use a driver, found in your dmp, called sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs.

Use this SPTD uninstaller DuplexSecure - Downloads DuplexSecure - FAQ

when you're done you can use this Freeware:

MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM (MagicDisc) in its place

Using MagicISO to create ISO image files

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Hey folks I have a hd with wonn xp home on it and when I go to boot it bsod's on me and then reboots b4 I can read the screen...; as in immediately.. I put a secon copy of windows on a partition on the drive but I have a ton of software on the other partition that I dont want to lose and some I cant... I have taken ownership of the folders in the other partion to get my pictures and the like. But I cant use any of my programs .... I assume cause there are no registry entries in the new copy of windows.... does any one know the boot order of windows files so I can try to replace them 1 at a time to find out wich one of mine is corrupted... or if anyone has any other ideas?

 

A:old drive and bsod

Ps if it helps I get to the windows logo with the loding bar b4 it crashes... Also can I just copy my old registry to the new windows partition?
 

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Since the recent November update I have been getting BSOD once or twice a day. What follows is the on screen notification:

Driver IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL(dxgnms1.sys)

What puzzles me most (not that I know much about this anyway) is that when I restart it is not the (C) Drive which has the OS which is scanned and repaired, it is the (D) Drive with apps / programs, docs and media. This has not happened before, is it unusual? Has it anything to do with the fact that I have just made full use of the new MOVE option to transfer apps to (D)? I understand that it likely to be a driver issue and thought drivers would be on (C)?

Can someone explain this to me before I try to apply the Forum instructions for reporting BSOD?

A:BSOD and Drive (D)

dxgnms1.sys for one this has something to do with DirectX any games on that drive and have you updated your Video card drivers recently ?

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Since the recent November update I have been getting BSOD about once a day, with the following Notification
 
Driver IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL (dxgmsl.sys)
 
What puzzles me about this (not that I know much about it anyway) is that when I restart the computer  it is not the © Drive that is scanned / repaired but the (D) Drive, an integral SD Memory Card. The © Drive has the OS, on (D) are mainly apps / programs, documents, media. Has this anything to do with the fact that I have used the new option to move apps from © to (D)? Are not the drivers on the © Drive with the OS?
 
Can someone explain, after which I will see if I can follow the procedure for submitting request for BSOD help if that is the thing to do.
 
 

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Am trying to replace an existing DVD - R drive with a new 8x DVD + - Drive. Thought would be plug & play. When I pull the old and put in the new, get BSOD. XP recognizes new device, starts to install, then blue screen hits. Have set new drive to Cable Select (as old one was). Have also pulled old drive and rebooted without it in PC to free up resources, then rebooted again with new drive. Nothing works.

Have XP Home on this PC. Any help would be much appreciated.

Bill
 

A:Win XP - BSOD - Can't Replace DVD Drive

check the install document that came withe drive and see if they recommend anything regarding istalling as master or slave you may need to switch the cable plugs with the other drive
 

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Hi.

I've been having loads of PC problems recently and its getting me down. Just as I thought I had it stable I noticed this.

I keep getting Bugcode_USB_Driver blue screen. But it only seems to happen overnight when i'm not there to see if anything is causing it. But if its happening while the PC isn't really being used how on earth is it happening?

The only thing running is O&O Defrag. One of my external drives (1TB Seagate) is highly fragmented and it seems like it will take hours to complete, but it never manages to finish because while leaving it running I wake up to a BSOD. I manage to have it running a few hours a day but no BSOD occurs, just when I check it after a night of sleep!

Could this be the problem? My external drive is going dodgy?

I've tried uninstalling all usb drivers and changed the usb port its using. And just to eliminate things, a system overclock would not cause this right? Its not running too hot and has been stable for months before now.

This is incredibly frustrating and would like some advice and help.
Thanks

David

Windows 7 64 bit - striker extreme MB
3.10ghz overclocked from 2.6ghz
4gb Ram.
 

A:Bugcode_USB_driver BSOD - Could this be my USD drive?

Heres the dump file.. as I have no idea what you do with it plus it could help.
 

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Hi all, I've been having this weird problem and this site looked like a good place to ask about it because of the support I've seen. So wooooo first post~!
Anyway, whenever I unplug one certain flash drive (a Kingston DataTraveller SE9) my laptop bluescreens with the error "SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED". I can't figure out why for the life of me! I did, however, figure out that the flash drive is recognized as a local disk and not a removable one. This issue only applies to my laptop, that's it; the drive works perfectly fine on any other computer. I can still read and write to it no problem. Any help at all would be greatly appreciated!

A:Unplugging Certain USB Drive Causes BSOD

Some USB flash drives act like a hard drive which Windows lists as local disk instead of removable. You will notice that when you delete anything on the USB drive labeled local the deleted items go to the recycle bin. On a USB flash drive labeled removable the items are not sent to the recycle bin.
 
Download USBdeview. Run the program Highlight any listing for Kingston DataTravler and press the red X to remove. Reboot the computer and attach the Kingston again. Do you get the error?
 
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/usb_devices_view.html

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Hello All,

I just got a USB 3.0 drive and when i insert it into my only USB 3.0 USB port i get BSOD physical mem dump. Here are the crash details.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000007e
BCP1: FFFFFFFFC0000005
BCP2: FFFFF880075942DD
BCP3: FFFFF88008D91468
BCP4: FFFFF88008D90CC0
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
If anyone can share some insight that would be great.

PS. It works fine when inserting into normal USB port.

Thanks.

A:BSOD when inserting USB 3.0 drive

Hi pharaohstar.

Yes, the BSOD is caused by Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver (Version 3.0)
(c:\windows\system32\drivers\rusb3xhc.sys)

Code:
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff880075942dd, fffff88008d91468, fffff88008d90cc0}

Probably caused by : rusb3xhc.sys ( rusb3xhc+1c2dd )

Followup: MachineOwner
---------
And it is old.

Code:
fffff880`07578000 fffff880`075b3000 rusb3xhc T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: rusb3xhc.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\rusb3xhc.sys
Image name: rusb3xhc.sys
Timestamp: Thu Sep 15 06:45:00 2011 (4E715194)
CheckSum: 00043445
ImageSize: 0003B000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
You may search for updates in Drivers & Downloads | Dell US

Let us know the result.

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I am getting BSOD when i insert a USB pendrive(Cruzer Blade) in a USB 2.0.The pendrive driver is not getting installed either on any of the USB ports but it was working fine some days back so i suspect a driver issue.However i can connect my phone via USB just fine

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Hey guys , i just bought a new laptop windows 7 ultimate x86 with a free dos. When i used the dvd drive for the first time it shows me some lag even tough the spec is core i7 and 4gb ram and then it goes blue screen.

After reboot i got this message

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA8004630A20
BCP3: FFFFF80000B9C4D8
BCP4: FFFFFA8003D22CF0
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\010316-19952-01.dmp
C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-31512-0.sysdata.xml

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:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

A:BSOD BCCode 9f when using DVD RW Drive

Visit Windows Update and make sure to install every update available, exception for Windows 10 update.

Code:
OS Version: 6.1.7600 N/A Build 7600

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SRTSP.SYS is from Norton antivirus and I only get the Blue screen when a Blank disk is in the drive...
 

A:SRTSP.SYS causes a BSOD when a CD is in the drive. ?

Nevermind, I just uninstalled Norton Anti-virus in safe mode
 

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Hi all ,

Been having these random pc crashes and BSOD , These have happen after i installed a 3tb HDD. I am not too sure if its a PSU issue where as being not enough or a Motherboard issue..... the reason i say motherboard issue is because when i was installing the new 3tb hard drive i had to take out one of my Radeon 7970 cards , in doing so i think i may of pulled out the plastic pci-e port of the board as i never pushed the release lever down enough , the port did seem to go back in ok. But after doing this my problems started to happen....but only when i have both cards in cross fire , single usage is fine , no crashes , but as soon as the second is put into crossfire mode i get crashes , The event viewer gives me a bugcheck code of 278 everytime...so i really dont know weather it is a power supply problem or a motherboard ( due to my carelessness ) below are my specs and the dump zip and perfmon zip.

Hope someone can help.

Corsair Obsidian 800D Case
XFX Radeon 7970x2 In Xfire
i5 2500K O/C 4.5ghz
16gb Kingston RAM
GA Z68x UD3H-B3 Mobo
Xonar DGX 5.1 PCI-E Soundcard
Corsair SP2500 2.1 Speakers
Corsair Hydro H100 Cooler
120GB Crucial SSD ( System Drive )
Seagate Baracuda 2TB HDD ( Storage )
Seagate Baracude 3TB HHD ( storage )
Dell Ultrasharp U2711 Monitor
XFX 850W PSU
Corsair 1300 Headphones
Corsair 2500 2.1 Speakers
Razor Death adder 3500dpi 3.5sg Mouse
RazorBlackwidow Mechanical Keyboard
Microsoft HD LifeCam

A:BSOD after installing a 3tb Drive

I forgot to add that my motherboard does accept 3TB Drives..

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Hello everyone,

I'm in desperate need of someone helping me to find a solution cause i have found nothing at all to fix it.
The issue is that everytime i plug a USB Flash pen on any of my USB ports i get the BSOD screen with the error IRQL_LESS_OR_NOT EQUAL...

if anyone can share some info on it or maybe links to fix it i would really be great.

this is my PC specs:
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Model: ASUS P5Q3 DELUXE @ Wi-Fi n
BIOS: BIOS Date: 05/26/09 21:34:55 Ver: 08.00.14
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8192MB RAM
VGA: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
Sound Card: Creative SB X-Fi Fatality Pro


if anyone needs any additional information please let me know so that i can give them.

Thank you in advance for any help.

A:BSOD when i plug my USB Drive

please folow this instructions:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Long story short: Get bsod, wipe c drive to remove os, cannot reinstall windows as i dont have "drivers"



My computer is neither new nor old, it has a decent amount of ram and fairly decent specs along with 64bit windows 7 OS and has been getting the dreaded BSOD!!!!!



(BSOD Info: 0x0000007E (0xffffffffc0000006, 0xFFFFFB0002F5AA93, 0xFFFFFBB0055... Dont remember the ending of this code hence the dots ... 0xFFFFFBB005527DB0) Sorry codes are incorrect, tried to remember as much as possible!



After having a look around on youtube and google i came to the conclusion the problem was with a driver that had either been installed or needed to be installed. Im not very tech savvy therefore had no idea what to do! At the time these blue screens were happening i had no alternative means of connecting to the internet other than my phone and couldnt start the computer in safe mode...



When tapping a certain button upon startup (F8 i think) i would be taken to a system repair screen. This screen had several options, for example system repair, boot from back-up, and advanced options. after trying all of these options and non of them working (i had no computer backup) i decided to use the advanced options. I suspect these options were added by the man whom built the computer as the name of the advanced options was very wierd... Anyway!! When i clicked the advanced options it opened up a new page identical to the last with about 12 or so other options. I ... Read more

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I am having problems with a USB 3.0 flash drive which has started causing BSOD when I plug it in to my Win 7 x64 SP1 PC. I have tried two different Windows installs on the same PC with the same result. However both installs are not fully patched after having to restore from a not fully patched drive image. Patches are mainly dotNet 3.5 related plus various security patches for Word(Viewer) and compatibility fixes.

It does not BSOD immediately, it can take around 1 minute but it then BSOD's giving various errors such as


Code:
000000-00000-00.dmp 08/04/2016 22:46:17 PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA 0x00000050 fffff8a0`02c48000 00000000`00000001 fffff880`0143a364 00000000`00000000 rassstp.sys rassstp.sys+ffa48000 RAS SSTP Miniport Call Manager Microsoft? Windows? Operating System Microsoft Corporation 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) x64 ntoskrnl.exe+80640 J:\Windows\Minidump\000000-00000-00.dmp 4 15 7601 269,942 08/04/2016 22:53:29

Code:
000000-00000-00.dmp 02/04/2016 16:41:20 BAD_POOL_HEADER 0x00000019 00000000`00000020 fffff8a0`02001210 fffff8a0`02001280 00000000`05070109 Ntfs.sys Ntfs.sys+732df NT File System Driver Microsoft? Windows? Operating System Microsoft Corporation 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) x64 ntoskrnl.exe+80640 J:\Windows\Minidump\000000-00000-00.dmp 4 15 7601 300,966 02/04/2016 18:53... Read more

A:USB Flash drive BSOD

BTW This happens on both USB 3.0 add in card and the native Intel USB 2.0 ports.

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I am trying out Drive Vaccine on my old vaio desktop with Win XP and every time I reboot or shut down I get a BSOD a second before it restarts or it shuts down. The only security I have is unchecky and the latest version of CIS. I tried disabling all of CIS but that doesn't help.
 

A:Drive Vaccine BSOD

It seems like a driver conflict (classpnp.sys) assuming that DV is fully compatible with XP, it is not enough to disable CIS because of the background processes.
You should restart in safe mode (f8) at boot and try to uninstall CIS.
 

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well it seems i have a removeable drive, and i've been having trouble with a 0x000000B8 BSOD, and i've been told one problem might be a added device, well i just noticed that i have this removable drive, that i dont really have, all i have is one hard drive, a cd-rom, and a floppy disk, i also have that 3 in 1 printer scanner thing, i think that the removable drive might be a problem but i dont know which drive is the removable one, i have my floppy and my cdrom in my disk drive section, then i have one called WDC WD102AA and one called HP psc 2175 USB Device, well my printer is a HP so i think the removable drive is the WDC one, but how do i know for sure? could it be my printer making this removable drive? the WDC is in location: location 0 (0) and the HP is in Location: on USB mass storage device, so if you guys could help me it would be appreicated, i'm going to run scan disk
 

A:BSOD? Removeable drive?

i tried to run scan disk, and it said it must restart, so i restarted, and it was going to run scan disk but it said that the volume is not accesible and then it ended and loaded windows
 

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Hey all
i have two hard drives and one seems to be playing up it's godam annoying me.

i have two computers and i have put one of the hard drives in my new computer and it doesnt want to damn work!!! it loads up and asks me if i want to load up normally or in safe mode... which is quiete strange then when i tell it to go into safe mode or normally it comes up with the Blue screen of death!

so im thinking theyres something wrong with the hard drive so i put it into my old computer and it is up and running ... i mean im on it right now posting this!

can someone tell me whats the problem... ?
 

A:Hard Drive BSOD

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I had 'Magicdisc' installed and it was working fine until a few days ago.I started getting blue screens due to the file 'mcdbus.sys' so i tried uninstalling 'MagicDisc' (which wasnt easy) and got rid of it using a command line to uninstall it. I wasn't sure if it uninstalled completely so I used 'CCleaner' and deleted faulty registeries. Then I installed 'Daemon Tools Lite' as I have to have a virtual drive and during installation, as soon as it said 'setting up virtual drive' my system gave a blue screen, this time due to the file 'dtsoftbus01.sys' and so I uninstalled the Daemon tools lite after logging into safe mode.

I really need a virtual drive software, but so far I've figured out that as soon as I install a program that creates virtual drive, my system starts giving blue screens. The system works fine otherwise.

Please help !!

A:Virtual Drive BSOD

Welcome to TSF

Here: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html - Follow those instructions and then tell me what is what, otherwise, I have no clue whatsoever what even COULD be causing the problem.

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Hi all,

I replaced the hd on a dell pc. When I tried to use the installation disk that came with the pc (XP home SP1), it would go so far and then blue screen. Any suggestions to fix this issue?
 

A:XP SP1 BSOD on new hard drive

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I recently bought a Dell Dimension E310. When I bought it it came without a hard drive so I installed a Western Digital 500gb Sata HDD. I plugged in the Sata power and Serial data leaving whats labeled on the hard drive as factory jumper settings (the 3-pin connection on the hdd) unconnected. The computer came with an Operating System disk. Its from Dell one of those "Already Installed On Your Computer" disks. It has Microsoft Windows XP Pro SP2 on it. I've tried reinstalling this several times and the outcome varies. Sometimes I'll make it completely through the installation and experience the blue screen with white text a while after the OS is up and running. Other times the blue screen comes during installation of the OS. Windows XP Media Center Edition is the tag on the computer, I have a copy of this, installed it with the product key on the tag, installed just fine. While installing drivers I again got the blue screen, Ive also seen a "generic host process for win32 services has encountered a problem and needs to close" error when I try using IE or opening nearly anything. I've even been on the login screen and seen the blue screen just before my computer restarts on its own and notifies me that "Windows has recovered from a serious error" after logging in. I feel at a loss. I've tried Installing several copies of windows, like Windows XP, Windows Media Center Edition a few times only to get similar results.

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A:New Computer New Hard Drive BSOD! help!

If the new hard drive (all new ones are) is Sata 3.0 transfer rate compatible, then you must set the jumper on the hard drive for Sata 1.5 transfer rate operation, because your motherboard does not support Sata 3.0 transfer rate. It does however support 1.5 transfer rate, so therefore, move the jumper on the drive for 1.5 transfer rate so it can see the motherboard properly.

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Usually BSODs after second standby (when lid closed). First works fine...

Started after installing Win 7 from free Gateway update disk. Laptop purchased last August

Gateway NV52 running 7 at 64 bits

Thanks!

A:BSOD Drive Power State

7 memory dump files, all are STOP 0x9F and all are blaming VMNetSrv.sys - a component of the Microsoft Virtual Machine Network Services driver. (interestingly MSINFO32 blames tcpip.sys - a component of the Windows networking sub-system).

There are 89 STOP 0x9F's in the MSINFO32 report, along with 3 STOP 0x7F
More info on the STOP 0x9F here: http://www.carrona.org/bsodindx.html#0x0000009F
More info on the STOP 0x7F here: http://www.carrona.org/bsodindx.html#0x0000007F

Your Virtual Box adapter is disabled, is this deliberate? (from the MSINFO32 report)

Quote:




VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter ROOT\NET\0000 This device is disabled.




Which virtual machine clients do you have installed on your system? I can't find any in the Program Groups section of MSINFO32.

Anyhow, please remove the current virtual machine software. Then install a freshly downloaded copy. If you still get BSOD's in the virtual machines, delete the virtual machines and reinstall them on the virtual machine clients.


Also, please remove these older drivers that were loaded at the time of the crash. Don't use Windows Update or the Update drivers function of Device Manager.
Please use the following instructions to locate the most currently available drivers to replace the one's that you uninstall OR remove:

Quote:




How To Find Drivers:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's insta... Read more

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Yesterday, after coming home from work, I noted that my computer had restarted. Thinking it was Windows Update, I jumped back into Windows. It took me almost 15 minutes to get into Windows, which is abnormal for my computer. In trying to diagnose that, it froze again, and the one thing I noted was that my hard drive didn't appear to be reading.

I decided to do some investigating, and came across the possibility based on the one time I was able to get into the event viewer was that it appeared that Windows thought there was an issue with my hard drive controller (error code 11? Windows isn't my strong point, hardware is, and I can't easily get back)

Running diagnostics on my hard drive, it came up with nothing, saying that the hard drive was fine (I used WD's LifeGuard tools). And after some time, the error seemed to go away, and I was able to go about normal activity. I did make a change though, telling Windows that if it BSOD'd, that I didn't want it to restart.

Through the night, it BSOD'd again, and does not give a process or file that is causing the problem.

The stop code is as follows.

*** STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8010835060, 0xFFFFFA80108010835340, 0xfffff80003581510)

In researching the error message I received above when I was able to get into Windows without problem, it seemed that I would want to investigate either the hard drive controller, the hard drive itself, or the cabling, so I will be switching out the cable after I p... Read more

A:BSOD Possible hard drive problem?

That crash primarily indicates hard disk problems. This could mean hard disk corruption, bad sectors, a failing hard disk, Windows files or registry corruption, viruses, or memory problems. In other words, it is not necessarily the hard disk itself causing the crashes, but the hard disk is a possible culprit. Let us know what you find when you replace the cable. Here are the steps I usually give for that crash:




Quote:
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Run Disk Check with both boxes checked for all HDDs and with Automatically fix file system errors checked for all SSDs. Post back your logs for the checks after finding them using Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log (you may need to search for wininit instead of chkdsk).
For any drives that do not give the message:
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems
run disk check again as above. In other words, if it says:
Windows has made corrections to the file system
after running the disk check, run the disk check again.

Run all Basic tests with SeaTools: S.M.A.R.T. Check, Short Drive Self Test, Drive Information, Short Generic, and Long Generic. Run the tests for all HDDs.SeaTools for Windows

SeaTools for DOS
If you have an SSD, make sure the following are up to date:SSD firmware
BIOS Version
Chipset Drivers
Hard disk controller drivers/SATA drivers
If you have a Marvell IDE ATA/ATAPI device, make sure the drivers are up to date from the Intel site or Marvell site an... Read more

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Hello again.

After I have installed a fresh Windows 7 64 Bit installation on a newly bought Crucial M4 SSD drive there are the BSOD's again.
The last time I thought the cause perhaps was, a driver mcdbus.sys installed by a video editting program. This program is now not installed at all. Or the cause was the program Migicdisk wich I had removed later. (See my previous post)
Now sometime later my harddrive crashed completely! So I bought a new hard drive an SSD as stated above and reinstalled Windows on this drive.

Does one of you know perhaps where the problem really could be found?

System specs are in my Profile.

Thanks,

Kasper

A:Again BSOD's after reinstall W7 on new SSD hard drive

Is there anybody who could look at my problem.
If you need more info please let me know!!

Kasper

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Is Windows 7 . . .
- x64 ?
- the original installed OS on the system
- full retail version

- What is the age of system (hardware)? approx. 1 year, ssd drive new
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) clean install

I have recently (4 days ago)aquired a new Crucial 128Gb ssd drive and performed a clean installation of windows 7 64bit, since then i have been experiencing random BSODs (3 times so far)
All software is genuine. Have performed full malware and antivirus check. Results are clean.

A:BSOD after clean install on new SSD drive

Hello baobab. Welcome to Seven Forums.

Code:
BugCheck 50, {fffff81c0a30a8c0, 0, fffff880016e1c73, 5}

Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys ( Ntfs!NtfsFcbTableCompare+3 )

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (50)

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT

PROCESS_NAME: System
BCCode x50 generally refers to Faulty Ram.
RAM test with Memtest86+
Certain Bug Check Codes(BCCodes) or combination of BCCodes, are indicative of faulty RAM. Memtest86+ is an offline program specifically written to test RAM and uncover errors. Memtest86+ tries to verify that the RAM will accept and correctly retain arbitrary patterns of data written to it, and that there are no errors where different bits of memory interact, and there are no conflicts between memory addresses. Memtest86+ is open source, which means it is free to use.

Systems may have one or more sticks of RAM. These individual sticks are called DIMM. If Memtest86+ finds ANY errors, most likely, you have defective RAM. There are some cases where the DIMM slot, themselves, can be bad.

**Important!**
Should you receive any errors during the tests, stop the test. You will need to test each stick independently in each DIMM slot. Follow proper ESD Safety! Remove all but the first stick. Resume testing. If you receive(or dont) errors, note on a piece of paper that DIMM 1 failed(or passed) in Slot A1. Stop the test, move the stick to slot A2, resuming testing and taking notes in this manner, until all DIMMs have been tested in all DIMM sl... Read more

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Background... my idiot ex-bf hooked up an antique power surge protector to my Dell Studio XPS running Windows 7. The surge protector caused my computer to do a few cold shut downs and after one of these it came back with a black screen displaying this error message... NOTICE - Hard Drive SELF MONITORING SYSTEM has reported that a parameter has exceeded its normal operating range. Dell recommends that you back up your data regularly. A parameter out of range may or may not indicate a potential hard drive problem.
Press F2 to resume

Pressing F2 took me to a blue screen that appeared to have options for BIOS(I am not very educated in these things). If I hit ESC, then confirmed that I wanted to Escape by hitting F10, it would boot up normally and I could use my computer with no problems. So this has been my procedure for the last 6 months or so. Yesterday I do a warm shut down and it comes back up with the usual error message, but this time after hitting ESC and F10, it took me to a BSOD. I tried Start Up Repair which said it could not fix the problem. The specific error message is 0x0000007b.

Trying to repair from my Windows install disk gives me this error...
Start Up Repair Error
problem event name: startuprepair offline
problem signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
problem signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
3: unknown
4: 209
5: AutoFailover
6:1
7: Baddisk

Attempting to run Check Disk gives this error...
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A:Bad Hard Drive? BSOD 0x0000007b

I would Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

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XP x64 BSOD Writing to Mapped Drive? [SOLVED]

I've been tracking this problem down for months on end but can't seem to find a cause, let alone a resolution.

I'm running XP x64 on a 2-processor Dell Workstation with a few mapped drives. I've been getting lots of blue screens, often in clumps. I'll get 2 one Tuesday, be fine for a week, and then get 6 the next Tuesday.

The minidump files include a bunch of different bug check strings and codes and a variety of "caused by" drivers. The bug check codes include 0x1000007E, 0xC2, 0x9C, 0x50, 0x3B, and others. I've attached a .zip of the last 10 minidumps. By far, the most common "caused by" is ntoskrnl.exe.

The recurring theme about these crashes is that they all seem to happen when I'm writing files to a mapped drive. It's hardly deterministic too. I wrote a batch script that writes a small text file to any one of my network drives, sleeps for a half second, and does it again. Sometimes, the script will write 100 times before crashing. Sometimes, it get through 8 iterations. I should point out that this is caused by any network drive, and it makes no difference whether or not the server is running Linux or Windows.

I've tried replacing the network card in the PC, thinking perhaps there was something funky going on there, to no avail. I've also done multi-day passes (Friday evening to Monday morning a few times) with Memtest86 with no ... Read more

A:XP x64 BSOD Writing to Mapped Drive?

I read the minidumps in your first Zip file. Two were unreadable due to corruption. The other three are helpful in finding a cause for your issues.

One error is 0x0000007E: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
A system thread generated an exception which the error handler did not catch. There are numerous individual causes for this problem, including hardware incompatibility, a faulty device driver or system service, or some software issues.

The other two errors are 0x000000C2: BAD_POOL_CALLER
A kernel-mode process or driver incorrectly attempted to perform memory operations. Typically, a faulty driver or buggy software causes this.

All three cite the same driver as causing your issues: Prot6Flt.sys. It took some digging to find out what it is because there is almost nothing online concerning this driver but it belongs to your Panda security software.
 

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My system had been very slow and hanging for a while now, so i decided to to check for errors in my drive C. Since then anytime i put on system it show the BSOD at approximately 3 minutes after. Currently my system only works fine in safe mode. I have attached my sevenforums zip file. Thanks

A:BSOD after checking for errors on drive C

Hello Rainbowmarks and welcome to Sevenforums.

Notable events

* As your PC works fine in safe-mode, 3rd party drivers may be the culprit.
* When did your PC start crashing? (.. for instance right after installing new hardware, drivers & more)
* What's your temperatures just before a crash?

Updating System Specs will give us a better sight of
how your system is put together. It's simply done.? Download Speccy
? |User CP (top of the page)| |Edit System Spec|
? COPY & PASTE section to section
? Include Laptop, Desktop information
? End with |Save Changes|????????

BSOD Analyse

// Thoughts

How long have you been running Windows 7 on this motherboard? I believe that your hardware barely can support running Windows 7. Your BIOS is from 2009 which could be problematic.

Here are some of my suggestions:
Search your hardware parts on the Windows 7 Compatibility Center, and ensure that Microsoft has approved the product to be 7 ready.End with the Upgrade Advisor afterwards.

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows

Though if you're fine in Safe Mode, it might not be the problem but it can't hurt.

BIOS Version/Date INSYDE UL1F3G11, 12/8/2009

Problem Devices


Code:
Not Available ROOT\WPD\0000 The drivers for this device are not installed.
Broadcom BCM2070 Bluetooth 2.1+EDR USB Device USB\VID_0A5C&PID_219B\5&931ED4A&0&1 This device is disabled.
Security Processor Loader Driver ROOT\LEGACY_SPLDR\0000 This device is... Read more

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Hi there,

Many thanks in advance for taking a look at my situation. I think I'm starting to circle the drain and with my limited skill set, I think it's time to call in the cavalry.

Sudden BSODs have be plaguing me the last few days. Activities during the BSODs are pretty much browsing the web and dealing with files on the hard drive. I also do some work in Photoshop, geotag photos with the Microsoft tool, and play various video files.

The PC has started to lag, with the CPU jumping to 100% when it didn't "need" to do this previously.

I followed the directions for memory dumps and page file sizes, waited for another BSOD, ran the SF diagnostic tool, and attached a zipped file here. Incidentally, I peeked in some of the text files generated by the tool and noticed that EventSys.txt shows entries like:

Event[889]:
Log Name: System
Source: Disk
Date: 2013-06-24T06:58:27.041
Event ID: 11
Task: N/A
Level: Error
Opcode: N/A
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: MEGATRON
Description:
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk6\DR6.

I mention this entry because the last two BSODs happened right when I right clicked the C drive to get into properties. I don't know if this references my C drive or not as I have a separate data disk in the box as well. A previous EventSys.txt showed similar entries, only referencing the page file in the description. Unfortunately I overwrote this file when I ran the diagnostic tool... Read more

A:BSOD browsing web and hard drive

MEMORY.DMP zipped is still huge, didn't upload it.

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I read some posts here about a similar problem but none answer my question. I was trying to partition my hard drive with disk manager in vista home premium. I partitioned 22gb and formatted it FAT32 then it started to ask me for drivers which i didn't have or know where to even get the drivers and vista wasn't able to find it, so i then restarted my computer then after i see that the partition that i made doesn't say it has been formatted it looks like it unformatted it self, I so restart again and i get the blue screen saying the error 0x0000007b. So the only way to fix it is to use the vista boot disk and use system restore then it works. Then i see the partitioned drive looks formatted and appears in My computer again and it asks me again to install drivers, like the first time i formatted it. For some reason the partitioned drive gets unformatted after i restart my computer which causes me to get a blue screen error. I hope it makes some sense. Please help!
 

A:BSOD when partitoning hard drive

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I hope someone can assist in deciphering this crash dmp file. I used a bluescreen view which tells me the cause was the ntoskrnl.exe. I have two items of hardware that i have added since last week, a Dispaly port To DVI cable for the monitor and an external hard drive to the USB 3.0 port.

Thank you in advance

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I get the BSOD when I have my external hard drive plugged in and I do anything for long enough (I.e. watching a movie, doing a virus scan... etc) Can you please look over my file and see if you can tell me what the problem is?
Thanks!

A:BSOD while using external hard drive

Welcome
You seem to have a driver problem. Most of the reports were consistent. I do not know how it ties in with the external
Update driver
Productname:JMB38X Flash Media Controller Driver Description:JMicron JMB38X Flash Media Controller Driver Company:JMicron Technology Corporation

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Hi,

I am new to the forums. I just purchased a new Dell Vostro Desktop Minitower. I have a 1TB OWC Mecury Elite-AL Pro external hard drive. When I either safely remove the drive or when I turn on my drive with the switch in the back. I receive the BSOD during these two operations. I would like to attach a copy of the dump file, however the size is too big.

System Specs:
- 32 Bit
- Windows 7
- OEM

- Brand new
- brand new

Thanks for your help!

A:BSOD with External Hard Drive

Welcome to 7forums. Please following the instructions for posting BSOD

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hi All

I have a Windows 7 laptop (11 months old) and have had no trouble until last week when i tried to download the new IOS 4.2 for my Ipad.I left the PC running, and downloading the file fine, but when i returned, the screen was black with a message saying disk cable loose, no bootable options

I rebooted the PC, and now every time i try to download a file from the internet that is bigger than a couple of MB, it crashes to a BSOD. The hard drive has started to click slightly when i am downloading/installing files/programs.

Can anyone help please?

Cheers

Billy

A:BSOD & Clicking Hard Drive

Clicking HDD is not good, get it back where you bought it while it's under warranty.

You probably have lost all data too, hope it's backed up, same thing happened to me and l started to back up after that.

Good luck

John

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This has happened on all versions of Windows 7. Upgrading and fresh install has the same results.

Transferring a 45GB file to a USB drive will sometimes transfer to 25% then I get a white screen causing me to reboot. Sometimes the screen stays gray and if I have any open windows they flash black. There are times when the file actually completes, however the status bar hangs at around 25%.

If someone could check out this dump file and assist I would be grateful.

TIA...

A:BSOD - File Transfer to USB drive

Ok, new install not allowing Windows to update anything on install. The problem still exists. The problem is not just with file transfers to a USB drive, but transfers from any drive to any drive causes the transfer window to stop, the screen goes black and then any open window stays black and the screen flashes gray. Sometimes just before the whole screen goes black about 1" of the top of my screen turns black. I've also got a solid white screen causing me to reboot. I've also got a BSOD that auto reboots throwing a recovery error.

This is really frustrating because Windows 7 runs so well except this one problem. I'm guessing that I may need to wait for the official release as this problem shouldn't exist in the RTM. I have absolutely no problems with Vista so why in the heck is Windows 7 having this problem. I know it's BETA and these problems exist. I now others are having these problems and I hope MS has them resolved so, I'm installing 7127 and I see there is another later release, so I'm off to see it has this problem.

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Greetings! Please feel free to let me know if this post belongs elsewhere, or if I have left anything out.

I've been scouring the internet for a solution to my trouble for some time now, and have found a lot of useful information here, but none quite relevant to my specific problem. I'll try and make this short and sweet, whilst posting as much relevant info as I can here.

My dilemma is this....I have an Intel dual-core CPU running Win7 Pro x64, and it runs great. chkdsk /r revealed 0 issues with the drive. I recently acquired a Core i3 machine, and want to drop my drive into it. Past experience tells me I should have 0 problems doing this, so long as I keep the hardware similar and CPU vendor the same. Both machines are Lenovo with Intel processors. When I plug my drive into the new i3 box, it loads the Windows splash screen and BSOD with "unmountable boot volume". Easy enough, I'll boot it off USB-SATA adapter, and bypass the SATA on the motherboard (no RAID on either PC) and let Windows detect all the hardware on the new PC first. Same result doing that too. OK, so I'll try booting off USB-SATA adapter on my original WORKING machine, but got the same result. I've tried the startup repair disc to no avail. It's like my drive will only boot off the onboard SATA on my working machine, and it IS a basic disc, not dynamic. Just for kicks, I cloned the drive onto a WD 250GB Blue, but get the same results anyway I cut it. At this point it looks like a fresh install... Read more

A:BSOD after I swapped working drive to new PC

Follow these steps to upload the dumps and other helpful files:http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Hello all,I've got a problem.
Yesterday night,while I was sitting on my laptop,a BSOD appeared and the computer restarted.After the comp restarted,I could reach till the "Windows is Starting page" and then another BSOD and the comp again restarted and so on.

When I went to startup repair,there was no Operating system to repair.It told me to "Load Drivers".
Then I tried using my win7 cd and on startup when I booted it up,at the after the "Custom Install" page where you choose on which partition to install to,and even there,there were no partitions and it told me to "Load mass storage drivers".

I searched around a bit and found out that it is something to do with SATA harddrives and IDE's and Bios's.

Since then I've tried nearly everything but to no avail.
I am not a n00b and I've solved many problems myself but this time I'm at a total loss

I had Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

HP Pavilion dv6-3142se Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
THIS is my laptop,its been just over a month since I bought it.

1) My laptop doesnt have any option in the Bios about SATA and IDE's (hp's newer laptops have stopped giving that option i read somewhere)

2) I checked the Drivers on the hp site and downloaded the chipset (i think it might be useful) and intel storage driver. I even went to the Intel driver site to find something similar.I put all of those on a USB drive and extracted all those that could... Read more

A:BSOD and then cant recognize hard drive

Good news!
I installed Ubuntu on a portable drive and it picked up my HD!
as you can see its a Hitachi,not a Toshiba (sorry)
http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/4782/99157284.png
http://img600.imageshack.us/img600/4895/68253061.png
Now the thing is,I had 4 drives.
A Music
B Movies
C Windows 7
E Setups misc etc
The C drive was 169 gb and everything is in it.
But it seems like the A and B partitions have been added into E.
My E partition was around 50 gb,A was 70 and B was around 200.
All of those have been added up to give me 331 GB. The files from partition E are still there,but the files from A and B are not there.

Also see this
http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/8108/48364352.png
After going into this drive,you can see that now it shows only 50 gb (which was the size of the original E drive). The Music and Movies partition is missing/hidden.

My guess is that they still exist,but are hidden.
Heck,even in Windows 7 after doing a clean install,I could see my C and E drive but couldnt see my A and B ones.
So I went into Administrative tools and then into Disk Management and the partition was still there and I only had to assign a drive letter to them and then they appeared on My Computer.
I think its because by default you can only see the C,D,E,F drives and you have to 'unhide' or re-assign the other drive letters.
So any help about this :S?

Also now you must have seen the sata storage controller and hard drive model,so can someone point me to a driver please!?!
Here... Read more

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Hey all,

I have been pulling my hair out over this hopefully someone can help. This problem is pretty complicated so I will just start at the beginning and describe everything.
First my motherboard is a gigabyte x58a-ud3r. It has a i7-930 in it, not over clocked at the stock settings. It has 6gb of ram (right now, it should have 12 but I have taken out 3 sticks cause I thought that might have been the issue)

Recently my hard drive which was a hitachi deskstar crashed on me, it wont boot, even a clean format makes it keep restarting or giving me the bootmgr missing error which even after i use the windows disc to do repair it still is in a restart loop.

Anyways so I ordered a new hard drive from amazon, the seagate st2000dm001 barracuda 7200rpm 2tb sata 6gb/s.

The drive arrived today, I put in my windows 7 install dvd and it formatted the drive and installed windows 7 just fine. Then I was doing updates and it did it, it was like 66 updates or something as far as I remember and it had to restart.

Right here when it restarted is when the trouble began. It now is just restarting non stop, goign to the verfying dmi data and restarting. I cant get it to boot in safe mode, not while using the windows 7 install dvd.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

(tl;dr : New Hard drive, installed windows, did updates, now the hard drive is just restarting nonstop)

A:New Hard Drive , getting BSOD 0x0F4

Hello Pandu1986 Welcome to the Seven Forums!

The first few steps to look into would be booting live from the 7 dvd and going into the repair tools. The first option would be the Startup repair tool on the top of the list. Typically that help resolve fixable startup problems.

The second option there after running the Startup repair tool a few times if necessary and still not getting anywhere would be scheduling the Disk Check tool from the command prompt option. "chkdsk /r" is the command with the repair switch added.

Your last option since this is fresh install failing on you would be to simply wipe the drive entirely including the present primary for a second fresh start. For that you would take your time as far as any updates just getting the basics running one at a time since you likely saw a bad install of one or more updates.

The drive itself could be the problem as another thought while this is often a sofware/OS related issue. Since this is being seen with a totally new drive out of the box you still can't rule that out however as being the cause.

As far as OS drives generally a smaller size for a single OS primary is also advised since 7 has problems with 2tb and larger primaries as far as being used for the OS. 2tb and larger are best left as storage/backup type drives.

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Last week I installed my new Hitachi Deskstar 1.5TB SATA 6.0 Gb/s hard drive. Windows recognized it right away and everything went smoothly as I transferred files over. A day later I started getting generic DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD's, but they only happened right after I woke up the computer from Sleep Mode. Before I installed the HD my computer was absolutely perfect with no problems so this made me think it was a driver issue. Updated all drivers with Driver Genius, but still BSOD after waking up computer (they are random, it doesn't happen after every wake).

My motherboard has two SATA III 6.0Gb/s ports. The first is occupied by my Crucial C300 SSD booting Win7 Ultimate x64, and the other with my new Hitachi. These are controlled by a Marvell 6.0Gb/s driver. I also have two SATA 3.0gb/s devices connected: a WD Black 1TB HD and an ASUS Optical drive. I'm starting to think it has something to do with either the Marvell Controller, or how these three hard drives are configured, but honestly I have no idea at this point. I'm usually well versed when it comes to troubleshooting BSOD's or any general problem with my PC but I cannot figure this out for the life of me so I'm hoping you guys can help me out!

P.S.

Before you guys ask for a minidump file, trust me, i've tried! I don't know why, but when my PC BSOD's it won't generate a dump file. I have all the settings configured for the memory dump, but it will not produce. I opened up the computer and checked all ... Read more

A:BSOD after installing new hard drive, PLEASE HELP!

MEMORY DUMPS - REQUIREMENTS


PAGING FILE ? ENABLED AND MANAGED BY WINDOWS 7
WIN + PAUSE/BREAK key combo |
Advanced system settings in left-hand pane |
the System Properties dialog will open with the Advanced tab selected |
in the Performance section, Settings button |
in the resulting Performance Options section, Advanced tab |
in the Virtual Memory section, Change button |
in the resulting Virtual Memory dialog, checkmark Automatically manage paging... |
OK button | OK button | OK button


STARTUP AND RECOVERY SETTINGS
WIN + PAUSE/BREAK key combo |
Advanced system settings in left-hand pane |
the System Properties dialog will open with the Advanced tab selected |
in the Startup and Recovery section, click on the Settings button |
in the System Failure section, checkmark Write an Event to the system log |
in the System Failure section, checkmark Automatically restart|
Under Write debugging information, select Small memory dump (128K) |
in the Small dump directory: box, enter %SystemRoot%\Minidump |
OK button

If you get a crazy message from Win 7 about your paging file being too small, then just ignore the message since we have already made sure that the paging file is set to be managed by Win 7.

ENABLE THE WINDOWS ERROR REPORTING SERVICE
WIN key | type SERVICES.MSC | ENTER key
Scroll down to Windows Error Reporting Service |
Double-click on Windows Error Reporting Service |
In the resulting dialog, General tab |
In the Startup type box, c... Read more

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hello all,

I am getting random freezes that will cause me to reboot and sometimes the BIOS will not detect the HDD after the reboot, until I reboot a couple more times to be able to login normally.

Sometimes it would lock up, and i would be able to move my mouse but no programs can be accessible and I'd have to shut it down manually or it would freeze and immediately reboot with a flash of BSOD. It is mostly during playing video games but have also had it happened during regular surfing and trying to view Event manager would sometimes lock up as well.

before this event, I was installing new RAM, de-dusted my computer with compressed air. I thought this would be problems with the RAM so I played around with BIOS settings until i could fix it, performed a BIOS update but still freezes. So, I put my old RAM back and still same problem.

Ordered new RAM, installed it, reset CMOS, reset BIOS to default, did disk check and came back with 0 bad sectors, confirmed that my SATA cable is secured, installed gpu drivers. It is still freezing. my OS drive is 1.6 years old now.

Event viewer shows Critical and says the computer didnt properly shut down. I have suspicions that it is my HDD dying but would be odd to begin to die just right after cleaning the dust out of my computer..

Windows 7 OS 64bit Premium Ed.
Seagate Baracuda 7200RPM 80GB SATA 3.0Gb
700W PSU
new RAM G.Skill 4GB 2x2 DDR2 800
EVGA 8800GT 512MB
EVGA nForce 780i Motherboard 132-CK-NF78-A1 775
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600

A:Lockups/BSOD/Drive not being detected

Please start with these free diagnostics:





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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link)

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Malware (read the details at the link)

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Hello! I've searched in here, and found some good threads on the following, but none that ended badly, as mine has! Any help?

Dual Boot Win7 x64 beta
XP x32

After installing Win7 into a new partition, the OS started up fine from the new dual boot screen, but I didn't have access to my Win XP partition from within explorer. In disk management, I was able to add a letter to my WinXP volume (I took the next available "O") and it popped up in explorer no problem. However, after restarting, Win 7 begins to load, then BSODs way too fast to think about catching with camera. I got the option to run startup repair at the restart, and I did so. The conclusion there was that I had plugged in a device during the last session that was now causing problems. That is bogus, unless that device is my newly lettered partition. I read many a thread in here about re-lettering a partition that had lost its letter in the intall (usually the other OS volume in a dual-boot environment), but didn't see those posters then have issues upon restart.

I can boot into XP, although here now NONE of my drives have letters.

Any Help? I really was diggin' my win7 time, and really enjoyed taking advantage of all my RAM and x64 versions of CS4 and CAD.

Thanks.

-JN

A:x64 - Drive Letter Change - BSOD

Is it possible to try another repair and chose a system restore to see if that gets you back in. You should get the repair option if you press F8 om the boot selection screen.

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