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Q: old drive and bsod

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?

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Preferred Solution: old drive and bsod

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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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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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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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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 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

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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 Professional 32bit
Originally installed with Vista
Retail upgrade
2 years old
Reinstalled OS 2 months ago

Keep getting the BSOD at random times, there is never just one program that initiates it. I have done a system restore, reformatted the old hard drive, installed a new hard drive and nothing has helped.

I'm running Microsoft Security Essentials, and believed the computer to be clean of viruses. But took it Office Depot this morning and they say there may be a virus on it.

I've attached the zipped files as instructed. If there is a virus, and it is still there after replacing the hard drive, I don't know what to do.

Thank you

A:BSOD randomly happens, even with new hard drive

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mjaquith


Windows 7 Professional 32bit
Originally installed with Vista
Retail upgrade
2 years old
Reinstalled OS 2 months ago

Keep getting the BSOD at random times, there is never just one program that initiates it. I have done a system restore, reformatted the old hard drive, installed a new hard drive and nothing has helped.

I'm running Microsoft Security Essentials, and believed the computer to be clean of viruses. But took it Office Depot this morning and they say there may be a virus on it.

I've attached the zipped files as instructed. If there is a virus, and it is still there after replacing the hard drive, I don't know what to do.

Thank you



These crashes were caused by memory corruption (probably a driver). Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!
1-Memtest.





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*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If ... Read more

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When I swap HDs on two exact same laptops I get a BSOD on one but OK on the other. bothe laptops are Dell Precision M2400 and HDs are OEM HDs for that model. Any ideas or suggestions
Thanks
 

A:BSOD on Hard Drive swap

If laptops is absolutely same, then most probably SATA controller settings in BIOS are different. In one laptop you have IDE in other AHCI. Result > BSOD.
Change settings on both laptops to IDE and problem should disappear.
 

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Guys, my computer has just started giving me occasional BSODs within the past three weeks or so. The problems seem to come when my external hard drive is being accessed. That hard drive contains mostly media. The first couple of crashes happened while recording/capturing video to that hard drive from a game, and I assumed it was just something caused by the capturing mechanism in the game. Since then it has happened while browsing or listening to my MP3 collection in iTunes and Zune and other benign media-related activities like that.

I am running 32-bit Windows 7 Ultimate, completely up to date from Windows Update. The hard drive is a recertified Seagate 1.5TB drive I got from Woot in December. In my attempts to fix this, I have updated every driver I could think to update, including video card and sound card, all to no avail. I've scanned the hard drive with the built-in error-checking tool, and it came up completely clean.

I'm attaching my zipped up minidump folder so maybe someone smarter than me can interpret it. Just let me know anything else you need. Please help me!

A:BSOD when using external hard drive

Hey there. I noticed you're running AVG which is the worst bsod offender going. Completely uninstall that then give it a go. Enjoy.

That will fix things. If on the very slight chance it doesn't, look into updating this driver:

Code:
LUsbFilt LUsbFilt.Sys Fri Feb 29 05:08:14 2008

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I have a toshiba laptop that got a nasty virus. I ran combofix and all it found a deleted was an install file on the d drive. when that didnt change anything i ran msconfig and had it do a selective startup. i restarted it and now it wont start up. i tried starting it in safe mode and normal mode and every time it pops up with the bsod saying the hard drive is missing. wth should i do?

A:HELP!!! BSOD missing hard drive!!!

Can you see the HDD in BIOS?

Are you running XP SP3?

Running Combofix should be done under expert supervision; OS may have been damaged. Do you have your OS recovery disc?

If not and no HDD recovery partition, you'll need to contact system manufacturer -

OEM / Retail Recovery Discs + Recovery Instructions

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Greetings helpful people

I'm having issues with blue screens of death, They seems to happen at random wherever i use the PC or if it's idle.

The 2 most common errors I'm getting is.

Process was unable to read data, or so
and a kernel read error.

Both seems to be related to the drive some sorts.

Furthermore, after bsod have rebooted my computer, i get the start up message that no valid boot drive is available and to enter bios to set one up.

After physically cutting to power to the PC and turning it back on, it finds it fine again and boots without problems, .. until next time.

What i have done:
I have followed all the steps as provided in This article
I have checked the cables
Have done a memory test with windows memory diagnostics

What i haven't done:
upgraded firmware of the drive

Observations:
When trying to reinstall windows it list the none boot drive first. (no idea if this matter)

I'm running a 2 drive setup, one SSD for OS and certain games and programs, and a larger drive for storage, documents, picture, downloads and other big files.

I had pretty much the exact same issue with my old motherboard and CPU.

Specs
OCZ Agility3 120gb
WD Caviar Green 2tb
I7 3770 ivy
P8Z77-V LK
8gb Corsair vengeance
560 ti
Win7 64bit
Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
-Klaus

A:[SOLVED] BSoD - Seems drive related

Hello,

Have you updated the firmware on your SSD to the latest version?

Regards,

Patrick

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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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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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Is there anything that can be done..to help me. How can I get rid of the blue screen? I cant get into safe mode, its keeps bringing me back to Loading PBR for descriptor 2..done. and telling me to restart the computer? Im so lost as to what to do to fix this.

CD drive went out a while back..

Thanks in advance!

A:CD drive doesnt work and I have BSOD! Help.

You're talking about blue screen of death, correct? Can you describe what you were doing when you get the BSOD? And post the error message in the BSOD?

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Hello sevenforums~ im new here.. i hope u guys can help me with my problem.. When fresh restart, my pc wont BSOD even i right click my e.g Drive C: . but after (probably an hour of using pc) i tried to right click the drive C: and it gives me BSOD. i got this error after rebooting

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:

BCCode: fc
BCP1: 8D08B9C0
BCP2: 05C5B963
BCP3: 8D08B82C
BCP4: 00000002
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Can anyone pinpoint what caused the problem? thank you

A:BSOD after right clicking any hard drive

Hi.

In this order,

Remove any virtual driver software,like daemon tools,alcohol120%.....

Download http://duplexsecure.com/download/SPTDinst-v179-x86.exe run it and click uninstall to remove the sptd from your system. The minidump analysis points sptd for your computer crash\bsod.

For virtual drive software you can use the http://www.magiciso.com/tutorials/mi...c-overview.htm

You need to update these old software\drivers.


Code:
TBPANEL.SYS 0x9cf9f000 0x9cfa02c0 0x000012c0 0x3d41d4b0 27-Jul-02 1:01:04 πμ
ASACPI.sys 0x8ec84000 0x8ec85420 0x00001420 0x411c2d04 13-Aug-04 4:52:52 πμ
seehcri.sys 0x9060d000 0x90612f00 0x00005f00 0x478488c1 09-Jan-08 10:41:37 πμ
btnetdrv.sys 0x9060b000 0x9060cf00 0x00001f00 0x4794816f 21-Jan-08 1:26:39 μμ
VcommMgr.sys 0x9073d000 0x90742b00 0x00005b00 0x486b26ba 02-Jul-08 8:56:58 πμ
IvtBtBus.sys 0x90743000 0x90747c80 0x00004c80 0x486b26ce 02-Jul-08 8:57:18 πμ
BtHidBus.sys 0x8991c000 0x8991f680 0x00003680 0x4891b394 31-Jul-08 2:44:04 μμ
nvm62x32.sys 0x8ed45000 0x8ed99c80 0x00054c80 0x48f8fcf7 17-Oct-08 11:00:39 μμ
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Hi again. Following a hard drive failure, I replaced the 40GB hard drive in my Emachines 540, with a 160GB drive. Put in the machines` restore disc, which includes the OS, Windows XP. All goes well, OS installs, machine spits out the disc and I press a key to reboot. Then I get the BSOD with the reason "unmountable boot volume" and the code STOP:0x000000ED (0x80F5CE30,0xC000014F,0x00000000,0x00000000). This happens every time I turn on. This is driving me nuts. Any ideas on how to rectify this would be most welcome. Many thanks.

A:Fitted new hard drive. Then BSOD.

check you are using an 80 wire cable
that the drive is jumpered to master
that it is connected to the end black plug on the cable

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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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Hello,

I had a use who had a hard drive failure a week ago, so I sent him one with the same OS installed on it from our HQ. However, he has already had a BSOD on it. Can you please analyze it so I can get him fixed up? Thanks in advance for your help! Zip file is attached.

A:BSOD: Installed new Hard Drive on PC

Apparently the BSOD is caused by Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet driver.

Code:
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 3] 0 e1 fffffa80049df050 00000000 fffff80002eda200-fffffa8005fe9220 Success Error Cancel pending
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\b57nd60a.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for b57nd60a.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for b57nd60a.sys
\Driver\b57nd60a nt!PopSystemIrpCompletion
Args: 00016600 00000000 00000006 00000005
And the driver is old.

Code:
fffff880`04c00000 fffff880`04c6c000 b57nd60a T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: b57nd60a.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\b57nd60a.sys
Image name: b57nd60a.sys
Timestamp: Wed Aug 24 09:11:33 2011 (4E5472ED)
CheckSum: 000723E8
ImageSize: 0006C000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Update it from Ethernet NIC Driver Downloads | Broadcom

Let us know the results.

* Is SonicWall NetExtender a must there? At least dont put it at startup.

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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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I bought 2 brand new Kingston DataTraveler 8GB USB 3.0 flash drives. The same thing happens with both of them:

I insert the drive into ANY of my 4 usb ports, the computer plays the sound indicating it recognizes a new piece of hardware, the driver install popup appears in the system tray, and then the computer goes to BSOD.

When I reboot the computer (with the drive still inserted), it appears in Device Manager as Kingston 8GB etc., but does not ever appear in Disk Management (i.e. I can't see it to initialize or format it) and it does not ever appear in My Computer.

Pleas help!

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium 64 Bit on an HP 4530s.

A:BSOD after inserting new USB flash drive

Just to add, I plugged in a new blu-ray player/writer today, no BSOD.

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Hi,

I have been getting BSODs randomly for the past few days. The OS has been stable for a couple of years, and the only things that could have caused it that I can think of are:
1. A new app called Bulk Rename Utility
2. A duotone USB drive that I used. This drive seems to be formatted for macs and every time I plugged it in, I get a "Do you want to format drive" option.

To the actual error:

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: 1a
BCP1: 0000000000005003
BCP2: FFFFF781C0000000
BCP3: 0000000000007076
BCP4: 000070780000E0FC
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\110713-23025-01.dmp
C:\Users\Nini\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-358193-0.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


If someone could help point me in the right direction, I'd be very grateful. I can post more information if needed.

Thanks so much,
Sameer

A:BSOD after using duotone USB drive formatted for Mac

Hello Sameer, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, and post back with the needed information. Someone should be by afterwards to further help.

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iv been at this for days and i desperately need help. here is the story:

this computer sat in a room for just a few weeks after being used regularly without any issues what so ever. i moved it to another room to be used as the family computer as I got a new one, and we then got a blue screen maybe every 3/4 times after the windows loading screen. the error was usually 8E. but every once in a while it would boot just fine. so we got sick of it and i did some reformatting. didn't work. i popped it open to find the video card loose. so i fixed that and it didnt happen for a while. now its back. this time it would flash the blue screen for a split second BEFORE the windows screen and then reboot. the error was 7B. that error plus the dell diagnostic lights told me it was probably a hard drive problem. so iv tried 3 different drives. some blank, some with an OS. nothing. it then started giving me error 4E. now, bios nor windows install will even recognize any of the 3 drives. absolutely NO hardware changes short of keyboard/mouse and using single monitor as opposed to 2 (current monitor was one of the dual monitors).

iv tried:

different ram
3 different IDE cables
resetting CMOS
connecting nothing but video card and hard drive
3 different hard drives (2 WD, 1 maxtor, 1 blank, 2 with windows XP)
using different plugs from power supply

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A:BSOD - hard drive? mobo? help please

idk why my edit made a new post...sorry.

i tried reformatting the external drive and it says it cant access the partition.

would an ide to sata adapter work if the ide slot is dead? the mobo has sata slots.

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Hello.
I have Windows 8 installed on my SSD and I thought I'd plug in my HDD as well. I started up the PC, the HDD was found and there were no problems.
But it only took about 5 minutes and I got a BSOD. I don't know if this had to something to do with the HDD or if it might be due to something else.
Earlier I also recieved an error message when shutting the pc off, I don't know exactly what it said. Something about Memory...
Perhaps you'll find somehing in the logs as I have no idea what to look for.
It's strange that I've had two problem like this after only hours with Windows 8, while I cannot remember ever having a BSOD in Windows 7.
I would really appreciate any help! Thank you in advance!

A:BSOD after plugging in hard drive

Hi again.
Just wondering if there is something I can do to find what caused the BSOD? What can I do with the .dmp file? Can I find the error code somewhere?

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1/ When I try and format a 4TG Seagate hard drive I get a BSOD.
2/ When I initially connect the drive Windows sees the drive as a 4TB drive with a 4TB unallocated volume. I allocate the full 4TB as a GPT Simple Volume and commence a quick format.
3/ During the format a BSOD occures.
4/ After this happens Windows will not boot if the drive is attached. I have returned the hard drive to Seagate twice and both replacement drives have the same problem.
5/ I have attached/uploaded a zip file with the details of the BSOD occurances
Any suggestions would be appreciated

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Hi all,
 
  I have this hard drive that has the OS on it, and it is blue screening and returning to boot options menu. it is running off a custom gigabyte socket 775  main board via sata cable. i hooked it up into another computer and it appears to be a fine disk, albeit partitioned. does that mean that the OS is licensed for another board only?  i have the speccy and SIW screen shots of it if that helps.
 
 is there a BIOS setting that is preventing it from loading?
 
 while i had it hooked up to the other computer, i did a chkdsk /r on it and it said it needed to be dismounted..
 

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I have a longstanding issue with a pc I have. As soon as it loads past the xp logo screen there is a BSOD with stop code

0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0xF87F6756, 0xF8A8142C, 0xF8A81128)

I have searched around google for the 7E stop code but solutions found have not worked.

This is a PC with no cards (graphics or audio), HDD that is newly formatted and installed a fresh copy of XP professional SP3. The PC enters safe mode with networking fine, I have internet and can install drivers for USB etc using the OEM CD. There is one device still uninstalled, as it says found new hardware and the device name is MEDIA and this does not match any drivers on the CD. I can't think what this device could be.

So, the HDD works, I have plugged it into another computer (this one) and the disk operates fine. I have also replaced the RAM on that PC with the working RAM stick from this one and it still gives the same BSOD. I have also used a different PSU, but still giving the BSOD. I also have reset the BIOS to default with no joy. I have run chkdsk /r with no effect

The motherboard is a M2A-VM series with 690G chipset (X1250 gpu). The CPU is a AMD Q9550. No hardware has changed since it last worked. No drivers have changed, and it is a fresh install now with OEM drivers, which have worked for me before. All BIOS settings are on default, such as AUTO voltage and RAM timing settings.

Interesting point I add, that may complicate things, is that the PC is not new. It was fully working before ... Read more

A:Very weird BSOD on formatted drive

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