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BSOD, Win 7 desktop wont boot even in safe mode, BSOD error:0xc0000010

Q: BSOD, Win 7 desktop wont boot even in safe mode, BSOD error:0xc0000010

Hello Guys and Gals, my Windows 7 Laptop is in a serious pickle and I have used every bit of troubleshooting knowledge I have learned in my 10 years working in a Windows environment to no result.

I hope that I am posting in the correct forum, and I have read the forum rules.This is my first post on any help forum ever, so I hope the way I have written this is in conformance with what you all are used to.

I have seen multiple error codes thrown when I forced the computer not to restart and show me the BSOD details. This is what is stated:
Stop 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA800600c910, 0xFFFFFA800600CBF0, 0xFFFFF8000357B7B0

Summary: My laptop boots to the Windows 7 login screen but after logging in, startup never finishes completely and is completely unresponsive to (Ctrl,Shift,Esc) and any other attempts to pull up the task manager. My laptop is dual boot, and has these 2 OS's installed: Windows 7 Home Premium (Genuine) and Kali Linux, both of which are 64 bit versions.
When I attempt to boot the computer into the Windows 7 environment, I am able to login at the normal account login page, but after this, it will take an entire day's time to load the desktop and even when it does, finally show the task bar, then the icons, I am unable to open any of them. For instance, after about 20 minutes, when the taskbar finally appears, when I click on the start button, whether from the keyboard windows icon, or the mouse, I will have to wait about 10 minutes until the start button opens its normal window. Even when it does, I get no response from the system when I attempt to click on any program, folder, or file. I have tried to reboot the computer in safe mode, with and without networking support, and the computer responds in the same exact fashion, never completely loading, and even after hours when the icons finally appear, I cannot open any folders, windows, or programs, and if I attempt to do so the system will freeze and stay like that until I force the computer to shutdown manually.

I am able to boot into safe mode with command prompt seamlessly though, and I have tried the normal resolution steps from this command prompt such as, chkdsk and sfcscan /now, which sometimes completes and shows orphaned files, and sometimes doesnt complete.

I have reached out to Microsoft support, and the technician suggest I make a Live USB of Hitman Pro with kickstart, and I did. I ran this tool on bootup and kickstart found about 5 different types of malware and I disinfected/quarantined them as it permitted me. I rebooted to the same exact issue, and upon running the Hitman Pro Live USB again, it found no other infection. This seemed shady to me, so I went ahead and created a Kaspersky Rescue Disk (Live CD) through my Kali Linux partition which is working perfectly and shows no signs of any damage. After running Kaspersky, it found approximately 345 types of malware, trojans, backdoors, etc. I quickly quarantined/disinfected these as per the advice from the Kaspersky program.

The catch is, none of this has fixed the load time/ responsiveness of my windows 7 environment in the slightest. I know there is no memory problem, as I have already ran the memory tests from my BIOS, and also I dont believe my hard drive is failing, because my Linux partition works flawlessly and without a hiccup.

I am truly exhausted from 3 days of scratching my head at this and throwing everything at it but the kitchen sink.

Tools Used so far:
Kaspersky Rescue Disk (Live CD)
Hitman Pro with Kickstart (Live USB)
Sfcscan /now
Windows 7 recovery partition, startup repair (reports that there is nothing wrong)
Windows 7 Restore point, (My first troubleshoot was to load the only available restore point, which did not fix anything)
Advanced boot options: Last known good configuration, Safe mode, Safe mode with networking (Both of which behave in the same exact fashion as the crippled normal windows 7 boot I am experiencing)

I will be happy to give any other information I can, but please realize that I cannot navigate through my Windows 7 desktop to perform any tasks. I have searched online help forums endlessly and reviewed many problems that seem similar to mine, but most folks can at least pull up the desktop in Safe Mode, which I cannot. This has prevented me from being able to do any significant troubleshooting inside the Windows environment. I am absolutely out of ideas, and I am worried that If I keep poking at windows with different tools that I might lose my data.

I have just recently lost my backup drive that had a recent backup on it, so I am stuck here and my only option is recovery through a fix or a fresh install which I would like to avoid at all costs because of many family videos and photos that would be a shame to lose.

If anyone can offer even the slightest bit of help, I would appreciate it so very much.

Best Regards,

Preferred Solution: BSOD, Win 7 desktop wont boot even in safe mode, BSOD error:0xc0000010

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, Win 7 desktop wont boot even in safe mode, BSOD error:0xc0000010

Quote: Originally Posted by wlocas

Stop 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA800600c910, 0xFFFFFA800600CBF0, 0xFFFFF8000357B7B0

Havent read the rest. Coz those are not relevant.

Let us know about your storage system. Namely ....
How many
Make and model (if possible)
Storage controller mode (SATA/IDE/AHCI/SCSI/RAID)
Storage controller driver
Let us know. Those information (as many of them as possible) will help us to start troubleshooting.

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Hi, Heres the bsod message I get :line 1) stop: 0x0000007e ( 0xc0000005, 0xf894a29c, oxf8950500, oxf8950200 ) line 2) pfc.sys- address f894a29c base at f8949000, date stamp 3987f8fc

Thats it..XP pro...I have the hard drive thats doing this as my slave drive now (using an old 8 gig as my master) is there any way I can find & fix this problem with the drive being my slave drive now?? It wont boot at all, not even safe mode but seems fine as a slave drive, passes chkdisk , no prob. is there a way to reinstall windows to a slave drive?? thanks guys, IM really stumped on this one.......T

A:BSOD wont let xp boot, Not even in safe mode!!!

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Hi i have tried everything, but cant get past the blue screen. No matter what option i choose from f8 it keeps taking me to blue screen then startup repair starts to run for ages "attempting repairs". Is there anyway that i can bypass startup repair and get to my files, maybe thru the partitions? I tried safe mode with command prompts and nothing. Cant even restore. Dont have windows installation or recovery discs...Any help please!.. heres my system specs:
hp pavilion dv6-2155dx
intel core i3 cpu m 330 @2.13ghz
bios version f.1c
windows 7

A:BSOD, windows wont boot not even on safe mode

You can use Ubuntu to try and access your files. Burn the ISO to a CD and when you boot to it choose "Try without making changes"

Download | Ubuntu

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My aunt's device has a bsod screen.

I can't boot to safe mode

I copied a dump file by hiren's boot cd.

A:BSOD, Can't boot to safe mode, error 0x000000f4

Hello and welcome Mr Golden a few search's have come up with a hard drive problem. Now you can try reseating the cable to the drive and to the motherboard it could be as simple as that.

It could also be the drive has failed - has it been making any loud noises or the machine genrally reacting strange just lately?

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I've been consulting this forum for help on recent BSOD's on my Alienware M14x laptop. What has been happening since last Thursday is as follows: I boot to the desktop, then, regardless of what I start doing, I get a BSOD before 10 minutes are up. It is preventing me from playing games (which is why I bought the laptop, that was September of 2011) or doing anything else, really. It seems I can use the Internet in Safe Mode with Networking, but I'd really like to be able to play my games.

The only other real problem like this that I've faced with this laptop is a performance issue with my games that was solved by blowing the dust out of the fan. Silly, I know :P

I'll try to include all the info I know, but if there's anything I missed that is necessary, please tell me how to obtain that information. I'm normally very handy with computers, but when it comes to hardware and internal problems like this, I don't know much. :S

Here's my specs, and I'll attach the results of the SF diagnostics tool that I was told to use.

Dell Alienware M14xR1 (Purchased Sep '11)
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit - v. 6.1.7601
Intel Core i7-2630QM CPU @2.00Ghz
Intel Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
Driver Info: Model ST9500423AS 500GB
Firmware: 0001DEM1
Driver Version -

Thanks in advance. I really hope this problem is easily fixable.

A:BSOD 5min after boot, safe mode seems ok, error 0x000000F4

From Looking at your ump files it appears that your wireless drivers may need to be updated as it is causing the problem, I would check the manufacturers site to see if you can find updates.

>[ 16, 2] 0 0 fffffa80074b4050 00000000 00000000-00000000
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\NETwNs64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for NETwNs64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for NETwNs64.sys

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I've looked through the forums and didn't see anything about my specific issue(s). Apologies if I've overlooked a thread already posted.
My issue: My daughter has an emachine with Windows 7 OS. It's been closing webpages while she's on them, so I ran a virus scan. We had AVG and it didn't pick up anything.
Now it flashes a blue screen (too quickly for me to see what messages are displayed), then acts as if it's going to start up. However, it brings up an error message that there is a startup error.
I get an option to start in repair mode or normal mode. I've tried both - normal mode repeats this display. Repair mode runs for a minute, then states that it cannot repair the issue. It takes me to the tools screen and offers the options for Repair, System Restore, Memory Diagnostic, etc. I've run the diagnostics, I've run the chkdsk, all of that. I did several system restores but got a message that system restore didn't restore.
Sometimes it will let me into windows (after attempting to restore several times), but if I have to restart it, it starts all over again.
Yesterday I used this computer to burn a copy of Sophos Virus Tool Scanner. I popped the disk in and started it up, and it loaded Windows (followed by a message that system restore was complete. ?) I ran the scanner, found several Malwares and a Troj/Agent.ADIL virus. It removed the Malware but not the Trojan. I went to malwarebytes and downloaded it, and it removed a bunch of stuff. ... Read more

A:BSOD flashes, startup error, won't boot or load in safe mode

Hi Burlesquemoon and welcome to BC.  To help us help you please run the following. Thank you.
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size. Click Go and paste the content into your next post.

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Hope someone can help me out. I have a acer e525 Win7
im getting this error on the bsod - UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
some text then STOP: 0x000000ED (0xFFFFFA800270ECD0, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185, 0X000000000000000000, 0X0000000000000000)
When i boot up it bsods and in safe mode too (tried all options in advanced settings either bsod's or hangs). \Windows\system32\drivers\CLASSPNP.SYS. is where the boot up fails. I tried to run from windowsrecovery disc but it becomes idle after trying to run recovery. I opened up the laptop and disconnected the bios battery (it was password protected, I don't remember ever password protecting it - possible virus?) then after an hour soldered it back. Put it back together checking all connections and dusting it off. The bios is now accessible. I ran memtest off a flash drive and uncovered no errors. I ran chkdsk from command prompt on the windows recovery disc. I've attached a pic of the results. I tried to get memory dump info for you. I set the debuginfotype to 1 for complete memory dump.
If i have left something out please let me know,

A:BSOD bootup & safe mode win7 0x000000ED error unmountable boot volume

When it is UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME, the computer will not be able to boot in the safe mode, too.

Test you HDD ysing the manufacturer's tool: 7 Free Hard Drive Testing Software Tools

Follow it:
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start

Do you have access to another computer right now? If so, download Partition wizard Bootable CD (the last one in the link). Burn it in a blank CD or in a USB flash stick.

Boot into Partition Wizards GUI following this instructions. When you are on the last screen, take a camera snap of the screen and upload the snap here.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

We need to see the partitions and parameters.

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my computer started to get a BSOD when i was watching videos. I already reinstalled Windows 7 and did the chkdsk /r /f command in the cmd, but it didn't solve the problem and the BSOD showed up again. My Notebook works really well and it feels like the BSOD comes pretty ramdomly after some hours.

As a attachment you can find the zip file with all the information of my system.

This is what the BSOD says:
At the top it says:


and at the bottom:

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x0000007A (0xFFFFF6FC500282F8, 0xFFFFFFFFC000000E, 0x0000000000BEAE1820, 0xFFFFFSA00AF59456)

Collecting data for crash dump...
Initializing dik for crash dump...
Physical memory dump FAILED with status 0xC0000010.

Thank you for your help!

A:BSOD, error 0xC0000010.

Hello and welcome.

You have no mini dumps and without them there's no a whole lot that can be done. Im sure a BSOD expert will look at your file and then tell you what you can do.

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My girlfriend's mother was print pictures and she said she the mouse wasnt working she shutdown and is now getting a constant BSOD. I tried booting also samething and I even tried to get into safe mode and that won't boot either. Any suggestions?


A:BSOD Error Page Fault In Nonpaged Area, STOP 0x00000050 Safe wont boot

Hi Alex if possible can you upload the dmp file

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

Also might want to run a memory test

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Will need a USB flash drive

Back up your flash drive if there are files in it cause the tool in the above tutorial will wipe the flash drive

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I'm trying to fix my friends Inspiron that has the BSOD. He's been getting it since November and did not know what it was so he just ignored it and kept rebooting it until the message happened to not show up. You can go into Safe Mode perfectly fine with no BSOD. Unfortunately I have no idea what to do. I can't do a system restore back to November. I can't figure out which driver it is and I know it's not one you need since Safe Mode is fine. Unfortunately Windows 7 doesn't give you the yellow marker next to drivers anymore. Anyhelp would be appreciated; especially since this is my first time and I hope I did everything right. If I did anything wrong forgive me. Thanks guys!

The error message is 0x0000001e (0xFFFFFFFFC0000096, 0XFFFFF80002EA75CA, 0X0000000000000000, 0X0000000000000000)

A:BSOD after logging in normally. NO BSOD in safe mode. Error 0x0000001e

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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BSOD, Win7Pro64Sp1, boots ok to Desktop, then BSOD with Driver message, too quick to read, Safe Mode OK,
System Recovery, Image Restore, Disk and Memory Diagnostics performed; still crashing.
Zip file attached as requested.
Help Please,

A:BSOD Win7Pro64Sp1, Boot ok to Desktop, then BSOD with Driver..,Safe OK

Here is the Zip file with the info requested for BSOD post.

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My laptop slipped out of my hand and fell on my bed last night (literally less than 5cm distance) and ever since it has persistently been displaying the BSOD. Overall, it will boot OK, just a bit slower than usual and load Windows, which also works a little slower but on the whole, fine. i.e. task manager can close applications promptly. However, when it loads an application (i.e. spotify, more than 1 internet page) it runs extremely, painfully slowly and eventually gives up and crashes and gives me the BSOD (I will upload screenshot in next post).

I really need to restore my laptop without wiping it as I have all my uni work on there. I'm a final year student and have been trying to fix it for the past 8 hours with previously posted fixes but none work

Please help if you can!

Have attached system logs in a zip file as stated in posting instructions.

Thanks in advance!

A:Persistent BSOD, error 0x000000F4/0xc0000010

For info

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getting BSOD after boot and desktop comes up. . .i can get in safe mode without BSOD coming up. . .

Attached SF Diagnost. from my Dell Laptop.


A:BSOD after boot. . .no BSOD in safe mode


Probably caused by : SRTSPL64.SYS
This driver belongs to Symantec/Norton. These programs are starting to become known to be the cause of some BSODs. I suggest uninstall Norton/Symantex, and install http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...rity-essential .

Afterwards, please post back results.


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I really hope one of you fine people can help me out.

Last night I was browsing facebook and my computer froze up. I tried to reboot it and it wouldn't load pass the windows logo.

It will however let me get into Safe mode.

Here is what I have tried:

- Restore to earlier date: I do not have one created as I recently restored my computer to factory setting (about a week ago)
- Malware scan with Malwarebytes: nothing found
- Memory Check - looks good
- Chckdsk - all went well
- Startup repair - Gave me errors and couldn't fix the problem. here is what the log showed:

Any help would be super appreciated.. i am very frustrated with this right now :(


A:PC wont boot pass Windows logo. Will boot in safe mode. Error code given. Please help

Which CHKDSK did you perform? /F or /R?

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My Toshiba satellite will only boot in safe mode tried sfc/scannow getting this message

Windows resource protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them.

I've tried a system restore but that wasnt very successful either, if I uploaded the CBS log of the scan could someone try help me with the problem. Thanks

A:BSOD when trying to boot in normal mode, safe mode works fine

You may need to run SFC up to 3 times for it to have a chance to repair all files.

If it won't then you can consider a Repair Install.

However be aware that factory preinstalled Win7 is one of the worst possible installs of Win7 one can have, larded with bloatware and duplicate utilties that intefere with better versions built into Win7. So I would strongly consider doing the vastly superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

If you decide to try to repair you can also capture the BSOD file and post it up for one of our BSOD analysts as shown here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 7 Forums

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Hello Everyone,
I am having some troubles on my PC where a BSOD appears everytime I turn on the computer, just before the icons appear or the start bar, I cannot even get onto safemode to debug this and remove/update drivers etc.

I have included the directory MiniDump which I obtained by using a bootable linux CD.
There isn't much else I can say as it started happening quite suddenly.
I have run SeaTools and MemCheck and neither of these brought up any errors.

Thanks again guys

Windows 7 . . .- x64- full retail version- What is the age of system (hardware)? 2 years?- What is the age of OS installation: 6 months.

A:BSOD Before Desktop Appears (Same with Safe Mode)

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (Cx05) 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!!!

* If you have raid update its Driver.


*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 5-7 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 a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver verifier

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so y... Read more

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I need help with the problem, startup repair does nothing and neither does starting at last working startup.

A:BSOD on boot after "Starting Windows" BSOD on safe mode startup aswell

Hello and welcome Galore mate some system specs would be really helpful - very hard working with something one knows very little about. System Info - See Your System Specs

However at first look seems like the system is in a mess or the hard drive or other components are going south.

Now just do this if you get a boot then it might narrow the issue/s down a little and you will need toake the bootable disk on another machine.
Make a bootable Ubuntu disk Download Ubuntu Desktop | Download | Ubuntu
Set the BIOS to boot from the optical when the machine boots it will show you a screen with TRY or INSTALL > select TRY not INSTALL
When it is finished - it takes very little time you will get a screen like in the pic .
Open the drive you want > User and dig down until you get to the data / settings you may be able to copy / paste the material you want to an external source or other installed drive doing this.
I am not sure if it will but I have recovered tons of data etc using this method both on "dead" or just plain drives that you cannot get data from using Windows.

Just run it until you get the screen ignore the data stuff though it might come in handy later - if this will not boot then something is very wrong.

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I recently bought a PC from a store in our local mall. It's not branded, it's custom built. He's also generous enough to include a 22" Samsung Syncmaster Monitor. After a few weeks it started to fall apart. Here's a complete timeline.

Checkdisk scans my hard drive -> Sudden PC crashes while play TS3 (Total of 4 crashes) -> Computer left idle, crashes (Page default in Non-paged Area) -> PC recovers itself, I watch a YTube video, crashes -> I open a web browser, blue screen -> I clean my RAM and Graphics Card -> Freezes on desktop

This is the part where I started to get angry. I turned off my PC and turned it on and then suddenly, I'm stuck in the AMI BIOS startup where it checks the hard drive and everything else. Everything freezes on "Checking NVRAM"

I went back to the store and they started giving me solutions which costs approx. $100 (P 4000+) They said the PC only had 1 week warranty even though the guy who presented the PC said it had 1 Year warranty. They said, "Oh no, we don't have any PCs that have 1 year warranty.

That's why I came here because maybe there are other ways to fix these problems. Thanks for your time guys! And I hope that one of you can help me.

A:Freezes on Desktop, BSOD on Safe Mode & on LKGC

hi and welcome to the forum!

nvram is non volatile ram that stores the bios and settings.

now you could change the cmos battery and clear the bios to factory default in an attempt to solve it, but I think in this case your mobo is a dud.

the fact that youve had post boot issues would point to more than one fault that could all point back to the mobo.

despite the utter numpties at your local store that I would avoid like the plague infuture, your components inside have a years warranty from the moment you purchase them, if they arent willing to honour it the manufacturer will.

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Hey guys,
Thanks ahead of time for the help. I can honestly say I'm dumbfounded with this issue and would rather ask for help then hook up my master HD as a slave and force a reformat which would be my next step.

Anyways, here's the background on the issue.

AMD Athlon 64 3700+ OC'd to 2.75ghz
Asus A8N SLI Deluxe Mobo
BFG Tech Nvidia 7800 GTOC x2 (SLI)
Dual Sata Hd's, both the 3gb/s connection. (750gb main/250gb Backup)
Sound Blaster XFI Fatal1ty sound card
Creative modem blaster v.92 dialup modem ( @ dialup)

A few days ago, not quite sure why, but when I booted the comp the graphics card proceeded to tweak out and basically looked like fuzz upon entering windows. Eventually after hard resetting it a few times it'd boot normal. Today, I was running Nvidia NTune utility to find a stable OC setup for my PCI bus and what not, and it rebooted as normal during the process. Graphics card tweaked again, so I did what I know to do and uninstalled/reinstalled the drivers for my 7800's. Seemingly fixed the problem. Rebooted and resumed the OC process and went to watch TV.

45 Minutes later I come back and my computer is rebooting itself constantly. Upon getting the the xp loading screen, it BSoD's and reboots.

So, I try and boot in safemode to uninstall/reinstall drivers yet again. When I press safemode, it begins loading basic drivers. When it gets to SPTD.sys it pauses, locks up, and reboots (no BSoD)

Next step, repair through XP installer di... Read more

A:[SOLVED] BSoD on standard boot, safe mode boot, and xp install disc boot


Well, a friend needed me to fix a design for him emergency status in Illustrator CS3, so I went to work troubleshooting.

All signs point to NTFS.sys being corrupt, etc. Which makes the drive unreadable, hence the reboots.

So, I snagged my dads IDE harddrive from his computer, hooked it up as master in my computer and it still gave me the BSoD. I then unhooked both of my Sata Hd's, and ran ONLY the IDE drive. This IDE drive is fine (i'm on it right now on my dads comp to write this). I try and boot my system off just his harddrive and it STILL gave me the BSoD.

Only difference is the BSoD is staying up now on normal boot so I can give you the error.

Error code is 0x0000007B? I believe.

But yeah, the computer is still unable to boot off a good HD even with the bad ones not hooked up.

Now I'm thinking a memory issue? or Video ram issue? Fried GPU/RAM?

AHHHHHH!!!!! i have no idea what to do. This is ridiculous. meanwhile my friend is screwed on his design for a t-shirt i told him i'd do.

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I have been getting BSOD errors whenever booting into regular mode. Safe mode is fine (I have tweaked the registry so I have sound in safe mode) My system specs are in my profile, but used Winaudit for full specs. The winaudit report in formatted text is too big for an attachment. I have 2 attachments to this post, including zipped up minidumps.
Could my registry tweak for sound have something to do with this?
Perfmon /report was run, but it says:

An error occured while attempting to generate the report.

The system cannot find the path specified.

A:BSOD booting into full mode, safe mode works stop error 0x0000003b

Quote: Originally Posted by nrabus

I have been getting BSOD errors whenever booting into regular mode. Safe mode is fine (I have tweaked the registry so I have sound in safe mode) My system specs are in my profile, but used Winaudit for full specs. The winaudit report in formatted text is too big for an attachment. I have 2 attachments to this post, including zipped up minidumps.
Could my registry tweak for sound have something to do with this?
Perfmon /report was run, but it says:

An error occured while attempting to generate the report.

The system cannot find the path specified.

You have several issues. It might be easier to simply clean install.

You choice, here are the most obvious problems





One or all of the above are causing an issue with tcpip.sys which need to be fixed.
If you decide you want to remove instead of clean install we have the removal tools inks.

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Dell Inspiron Lap Top,

Have problem with Starting will Only Start from Pull out power cord replug, push start button then,

advances to Black screen for safe mode choice, will not boot into any mode at all !!

Will not run restore Disc !!

Please help if you have a tip on how to restart or get the Restore disc to run.

BTW, . .
The Power Adapter is un attached, . apparently has been used with head mic,
is it possible that this fits into the mystery ?

A:BSOD Can Not Boot into Safe Mode,No Nothing !!

Quick google search brings me here:http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/26021-45...stop-0x00000073Check it out.

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I've read the instructions for posting on the BSOD issues, but am unsure how to proceed since I can only get my laptop to boot in SafeMode with CMD prompt. Any other method of boot has resulted in fairly immediate BSOD that includes DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL.

Via SafeMode with CMD prompt, I entered sfc /scannow, (per How to repair the operating system and how to restore the operating system configuration to an earlier point in time in Windows Vista) and restored my system to yesterday, when all was fine.

However, the restore resolved nothing. Is there any way I can post pertinent information without being able to run any .exe programs, or how can I follow the instructions for posting to this thread with using the cmd prompt?

I'm obviously a tech novice with just enough skills to Google solutions and the patience to wade through scores of old postings on various forums, so please go gentle on me.

Optimistically, Lisa in Indiana

A:BSOD but can't even boot into Safe Mode

Was anything installed or updated prior to getting these blue screens?

If there's another machine you can use I would try to burn a CD with a hard drive diagnostic and another one with Memtest86+ to see if it's the drive or the RAM.

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I'm not sure if it's an infection or something software related. Anyway, here is my HJT log. Thanks in advance.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:52:40 PM, on 9/15/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18813)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.daemon-search.com/startpageR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = R1 - HKCU\Softw... Read more

A:Getting BSOD, can boot into safe mode

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.??If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine.??Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links.??Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool.??No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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My computer is crashing every few minutes. It is a wonder how I got this post up. I received a cache manager bsod as well as a mfehidk.sys bsod. I have also received multiple errors.

Here are today's event id 41 bug check errors
BugcheckCode 52
BugcheckParameter1 0x50853
BugcheckParameter2 0xfffff880031b66c8
BugcheckParameter3 0xfffff880031b5f20
BugcheckParameter4 0xfffff800032d4ec5
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 0
BugcheckCode 59
BugcheckParameter1 0xc0000005
BugcheckParameter2 0xfffff800035d41b2
BugcheckParameter3 0xfffff88008cb4fe0
BugcheckParameter4 0x0
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 0
BugcheckCode 30
BugcheckParameter1 0xffffffffc0000005
BugcheckParameter2 0xfffff880010984f0
BugcheckParameter3 0x0
BugcheckParameter4 0xffffffffffffffff
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 0
BugcheckCode 80
BugcheckParameter1 0xfffff6fb3ffffade
BugcheckParameter2 0x1
BugcheckParameter3 0xfffff80002676f97
BugcheckParameter4 0x5
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 0
- EventData
BugcheckCode 59
BugcheckParameter1 0xc0000005
BugcheckParameter2 0xfffff80003282ec5
BugcheckParameter3 0xfffff8800941f790
BugcheckParameter4 0x0
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 0
BugcheckCode 59
BugcheckParameter1 0xc0000005
BugcheckParameter2 0xfffff8000328a3e4
BugcheckParameter3 0xfffff880027e5fa0
BugcheckParameter4 0x0
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 0

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A:BSOD on boot up and in safe mode

Welcome to SevenForums

Please upload your msinfo32.nfo file. To get this:

1. Click on the Start
2. Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box
3. When it opens, go to File, Save
4. Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember
5. Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info
6. Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder
7. Upload the .zip file here

mfehidk.sys = McAfee.

McAfee is a frequent cause of BSODs. Please uninstall it using its removal toolMcAfee Removal Tool - McAfee Uninstaller
Recommended antivirus program for Windows 7 based on stability compared to others:- Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
Malwarebytes - The Free version
Good and Free system security combination.
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when promptedRun a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated

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- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
- the original installed OS on the system? Yes
- an OEM or full retail version? Full - What is the age of system (hardware)? 2-3 years
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) 2-3 years

I don't know how to supply the info dumps when It crashes right after booting as well as in safe mode. It started last night with a random one and now it does it within 30sec to a min after booting, sometimes while booting. I didn't install / download / change anything new within the past few days. And I was on youtube, fantasy baseball and itunes when it first happened.... So I really don't know where to start as far as fixing it. Any help is appreciated.

I've gotten these BSOD errors and some more:

Pen List Corrupt
Irql not less or equal

A:BSOD right after boot, even in Safe Mode

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

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

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

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

The procedure:

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

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

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

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I've had the BSOD on my PC (Windows XP Dimension 3100) for about a month. When I follow the instructions it gives me to get rid of the error, the PC doesn't boot up at all, not even in safe mode or anything. I've tried googling the error but I seem to need to be in safe mode on the administrator account for those solutions to happen. Any solutions? The error code is "0x000000ED". Thx.

A:BSOD - PC won't boot in safe mode!

Hello and welcomet to TSF.

Bugcheck 0xED = UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME. Perhaps there's an issue with the hard drive or MBR. Test the hard drive by following the instructions here: HD Diagnostic

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Last couple of weeks have noticed that it takes longer to access directories on my hard drives (both internal and USB). Could take up to a minute to access a directory.

Then Last night the laptop started the following.

- Boots to the Windows Loading screen and sits for a few mins.

Have tried Safe Mode and the following happens (regardless of whether I try safe mode command prompt of ordinary).

- Loads the Loading Windows Files page
- Gets to Loaded: \Windows\system32\DRIVERS\CLASSPNP.SYS and hangs
- A few mins later get BSOD Error = UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

Have tried recovery mode but following happens.

- Takes a few mins but boots to the screen with the leaf and bird in right side, cursor in middle. No window / Menu appears although I can move the mouse.
- Sits here for even (have left it for 1 hour and same issue.

I desperately need to access the drive to get some data off and then am happy to wipe.

Any ideas?

A:BSOD on boot even in Safe Mode

Startup Repair

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Win7 Home Premium.
After uninstalling Norton 360, it requested a restart, then Blue Screened with error

Won't boot in normal or any safe mode, so no chance of running anything in Windows or checking drivers.
Cannot save or post a dump file.

A:BSOD - W7 - won't boot even in safe mode

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:

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)

Then run Startup Repair at least 3 times from the installation disk (or from here: Download Windows 7 System Recovery Discs — The NeoSmart Files )
If that doesn't work, then try "bootrec /fixmbr" and "bootrec /fixboot" at the Command Prompt.

This presumes that your system isn't infected. If it is infected, you'll have to remove the infection first. I'd suggest posting over in the Security forums for assistance with using a rescue disk to remove viruses: System Security - Windows 7 Forums

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I am having some driver problems which blue screens me out of regular XP. So naturally I go into safemode and uninstall the driver right? Well it won't let me boot into safemode with f8. I am at a loss where, and I don't know what to do. Can anyone help?

Windows XP Home (32bit; I know but I don't have money for 64 xp/vista/7)
4gb ddr2 1066
intel cor2 775

A:BSOD (cant boot into safe mode)

Any error messages?

System manufacturer and model?

Why do you think it's a driver problem...and not malware?


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I would appreciate any input about this problem.

My set up is or was dual boot Windows 7 rc712 x64 and vista x64 on 2 partitions on the same drive. Suddenly bsod and looped rebooting with windows 7 and I can't even load windows 7 in safe mode. This ocurred after a video crashed in windows 7. I could not load safe mode but I could load vista x64 reguarly(it was a fresh OS I never used). I did a windows 7 upgrade install over the vista when I meant to reinstall on the windows 7.

I had tried to boot from windows 7 disk and couldn't repair the old windows 7 installation. How do I get back to my original windows 7?

Some other babkground info. Prior to all this but maybe unrelated were dreaded nvlddmkm.sys errors even after fresh installs of windows. This error was under my old 32 bit vista right after I changed video cards and occured after windows loads or windows media player opens. My solution was reinstall windows thus I upgraded to windows 7. My orginal windows 7 custom install(not upgrade) still had some errors though not as many errors and I could boot into safe mode, shut down, then everything was back to normal until the next error. XFX(my video card manufacturer thinks it is a software driver issue and not hardware)

Here is the text file created shortly after my first bsod.

Video hardware error
6/28/2009 8:56 PM
Not Reported
A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly.
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A:BSOD - Cant boot into safe mode

Welcome to the sevenforums! cjm18

I think one of the main problems you are having now with that error is from it being a generic error and not a hardware problem. That file name comes up a lot when someone is running an NVida card while those running ATI cards run into the same with a different file name provided. "atikmdag stopped responding" is also what someone was taking note on at nvlddmkm stopped responding and has recovered.

Since the first 7 install was problematic you may simply seen a bad install that needed to be replaced or something simply didn't go on fully. For insuring the best results you may not like the answer depending on how you have the Vista/7 dual boot set up. Which version is on the first primary?

If 7 was installed onto the second primary with the 64bit Vista on the first the solution would be reformatting the 7 primary for a totally clean install of 7 to avoid passing on the problems from the present installation seeing a brand new registry to work with as well. It would seem the present installation is loaded down with headaches you want to get rid of rather then to continue on with.

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Hi all,

for the past 2 days i cannot log in normally in my windows 7.

Only in safe mode (without networking)

I am not lazy and i have read a lot.
But it seems i cannot fix the pc without your help.

I have read here the thread about how to post and says that i should attach the dump file.Well i have it attached. (the minidump.If another is needed please tell me and i will do it asap)

Also says to use the sf diagnostic tool.I have it attached.Run it while in safe mode.

I have attached the mini dump renamed as 011313-21481-01.txt.You have to rename it to .tmp because the forum here does not allow me to uploadIf another dump is needed please tell me and i will do asap.

I also have attached the file from the tool bluescreenview in case someone is more familiar with.

If someone else need something else pls tell me and i will do it asap.

Up to now i have tried:
System restore -failed
Repair windows -failed (cannot fix problem)
Repair windows from install disk (no sp1) -failed (says no problem with boot)
Repair windows from install disk (with sp1) -failed (says no problem with boot)
chkdsk -failed (it says is in use and schedule it for next boot but doesnt happen since i get the bsod)
tried to upgrade my windows 7 to sp1 from dvd -failed because says that i should start normally and then run setup from dvd.
tried to upgrade my windows 7 from windows dvd (without sp1) failed for the same reason as above.
which is not possible since i get the bsod.Right now i am reading around... Read more

A:Bsod boot only in safe mode

You may zip any file needed and upload as long as each is less than 8GB.
Some hardware tests to run.

Graphics card:
Video Card Stress Test with Furmark

Hard drive(s):
Pick one for your HDD brand or use Seatools.
7 Free Hard Drive Testing Software Tools

RAM (memory):
This will require memtest on a bootable CD or USB stick.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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I reinstalled windows media player and the accessories and utilities via the XP disk. Then I went to play a video on Windows Media Player and I got a blue screen that said it needed to update and to download now. I clicked on it and immediately it went into a BSOD. Now when I try to boot into safe mode I get the Page Fault in Nonpaged area and when I try to boot up in normal mode or last known good configuration I get the IRQL Less or Equal error. I copied down the entire code thing at the bottom of the BSOD and this is what i got 0X0000000A, 0x00000000, 0x0000001C, 0x000000001, 0x804FB03C

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The other day I updated my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 17R running Windows 7 home premium, when I updated the computer booted ok took longer than usual, I restarted the laptop but this time it wouldn't boot up, it came up with a black screen saying repair windows(recommended) or start windows normally, I clicked repair windows it said searching for problems, attempting repairs this took about an hour and a half but unfortunately did not resolve the issue I sent the error report to windows, I restarted the laptop again,  attempted booting it in safe mode no luck and the same other various options I can try but no luck they all just crashed the laptop and began restarting it,  tried repairing it again and this time it took my to a screen with various options like load backup open cmd and format my hard drive, loading the backup did nothing and  wasn't sure what to do with cmd so decided to part ways with my stuff and format the hard drive, I did this and the laptop was formatted but the OS was still on the hard drive and it was like the first time I opened it all of my personal things were gone but win 7 home premium was still there, I set it back up again installed AVG anti virus etc downloaded a few movies ran fine the next day it said windows updates need installing so, I  did , 145 updates were made  turned my laptop back on and again it was booting up and crashing followed the steps I mentioned before noting was working after messing around wit... Read more

A:Computer wont boot, wont boot in safe mode, wont load repair centre

Hello there,
It seems like you did not perform a clean installation of Windows and that's why your system is acting up. 
Follow the steps below to install a new copy of Windows:
1. To format your hard disk during Windows 7 installation you will need to start or boot your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive. Insert your Windows 7 disc in your CD/DVD drive. Please note: will need to restart or turn on your system with the disc in the drive. 
2. After turning on your system with the CD in the drive go ahead and press any key when prompted during your computer post routine and then follow the instructions presented on screen. If you don’t see this go back to step 1 to setup your BIOS to boot from CD or USB flash drive depending on your installation media.
3. On the Install Windows page simply enter your preferences and click next.
4. Accept the Windows license agreement.
5. On the “Which type of installation do you want” page go ahead and choose the “Custom” option.
6. Select Drive options (advanced) on the “Where do you want to install Windows” page.
7.  Select the partition that you want to change, choose the formatting option you want to perform and then follow the instructions.
When allocating space choosing the default MB size for your drive is typically the best for most users since you want to take full advantage of all your disk... Read more

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Guys I really need help with this one! I'm repairing a Toshiba Satellite L355D-S77901. The system won't boot Windows Vista in normal or safe mode. I've tested the RAM by removing one stick at a time and attempting to boot with each one in by itself, same error. I've removed the hard drive and placed it in another laptop and it booted fine, including in safe mode. Then I took the HD from the 2nd computer (which was running Win 7) placed it in the Satellite, and I got the same error. Which leads me to believe this is definitely a hardware issue. I placed the HD of the Satellite in another computer and was able to get the dump files, which are attached. I hope you guys can help me solve this, because this is one of the most difficult repairs I've faced thus far. Thanks a lot!
Edit: Another error I seem to get sometimes is 0x0000009c

Toshiba Satellite L355D-S77901
Windows Vista 32 bit
250 GB HDD
17'' widescreen trubrite display
Dump files in attachment

A:Satellite L355D-S77901 Wont boot, even in safe mode error: 0x00000124

What type of repairs are you doing? error 0x00000124 is a general hardware error and could be anything, but is normally ram. If the computer will post, try running memtest86. Go back over what repairs you did and see if there is a faulty connection or if you forgot to plug something back in.

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I'm getting a BSOD when trying to boot everytime. I tried doing all of the advanced options (system restore, refresh, etc) but still getting the issue. I can only log in with safe mode.

The Critical event in my event log says:
"The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly."

Source: Kernel Power
Event ID: 41 (x3b)

Below is my attachment as requested in the instructions for the forum. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!


A:BSOD on boot everytime. Can only log in with safe mode

It's working now for me after I disabled and enabled a bunch of devices (sound, video card, wifi, etc)

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Hi, I'm getting a BSOD with SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED every time I try to boot. I even get this BSOD when trying to get into safe mode. There's no sys file specified. OS is Windows 10 Pro x64 (10.0.10586)

I can get to it the command prompt from the Win 10 troubleshooter -> Advanced Options menu. I tried running the dm_log_collector.exe from here, and it says "The sub system needed to support the image type is not present.". Is there another way I can gather the logs?

This all happened after a pop-up message offering me to upgrade to Kaspersky Internet Security 2016, from KIS 2015. That installed and said Windows needed to restart, which I did.


Hi anders,

Do you have a restore point prior to updating Kaspersky?

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Okay I am using my mom's computer because I cannot boot mine.. The other night Avira alerted me to a virus, I ran a scan, deleted the virus and restarted the computer. Upon restart I received the BSOD. I tried safe mode and it runs a bunch of commands and then stops. Nothing more. I tried going into recovery console but don't know what command to type in. It says drive C and press enter to exit recovery console. Can this machine be saved???? Please help?


A:Cannot boot in normal or safe mode. BSOD

It can be difficult to determine what exactly caused this problem. Bootup failure can be due to a variety of issues to include application faults, hardware failures, loose pin connections or malware. Startup failures that occur before the OS loader (Ntldr) starts could indicate missing or deleted files, or damage to the hard disk master boot record (MBR), partition table, or boot sector. If a problem occurs during startup, the system might have incompatible software or drivers, incompatible or improperly configured hardware, or corrupted registry/system files. However, the first thing to do is check all your hardware connections and ensure they are fitted properly.If you cannot bootup or logon in normal or safe mode, then your options are limited.10 things you can do when Windows XP won't bootWhat to Do When XP or 2000 Won't BootSystem Restore Rollback in XP using ERD Commander System RestoreHow to perform a Repair InstallLanga Letter: XP's No-Reformat, Nondestructive Total-Rebuild OptionHow to perform a Repair/Reinstall (with screenshots)You may be able to use a Windows XP bootable Floppy Disk to boot from a diskette instead of your hard drive. If your hard drive's boot sector or Windows' basic boot files have been corrupted, this disk will circumvent the problem and boot you into Windows. If you don't have an emergency boot floppy, you may be able to use one created on another PC running Windows XP but there's no guarantee that it will boot your ... Read more

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My video card was having problems so I used the warranty and sent my PC for repairs. They told me the card was faulty and swapped it for a new, identical one. When it got back I tried to boot into Windows, but the animation froze for a second right at the beginning and then a BSOD flashed for a tenth of a second and then it rebooted. If I try to boot into safe mode it shows me the log of the drivers being loaded, then it stops for a second at "amdkmpfd.sys" and BSOD's for a fraction of a second and reboots. I can't even read the BSOD because it flashes away almost instantly.

I searched the internet and did these steps, all to no avail:I ran startup repair
I ran sfc /scannow at the command line
I copyed the contents of Windows\system32\config to a backup folder, then copyed the contents of RegBak to it (supposedly restoring a backup of the registry). It also failed so I restored the mybackup.
I renamed amdkmpfd.sys to amdkmpfd.sys.old. I rebooted, safe mode now hangs and crashes at "classpnp.sys", renamed classpnp.sys, now it hangs at "disk.sys", did the same, now hangs at "fvevol.sys", etc...
I also did startup repair several times between these steps.

What can I do? Any suggestions? If you need more info, please ask. Thanks for any help.

EDIT: I forgot to mention, it isn't a hardware issue, because I can boot into Linux and use even the graphics card just fine. The graphics card is a AMD 7970M

A:BSOD at boot, both normal and safe mode

Bump. I've managed to film the BSOD with my phone and get the error message:

Any tips?

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My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 5737 with Win 7.

Hi guys, so yesterday I was changing some values in the registry and I was asked to reboot the system. It never got done, as a BSOD occured.

The BSOD error message is 0x00000074. I can't turn the system on in a safe mode as well - I get the BSOD too.

My only choice seemed to be formatting the whole thing, but when trying to boot from the CD, the message I get is:
Realtek PCIe fE Family Controller Series v1.34 (10/07/13)

PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable

PXE:M0F: Exiting PXE ROM.

No boot Device Found. Press any key to reboot the machine.
That makes my laptop basically useless. Is there anyway I could fix the toast?

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Found this great forum while scouring Google for some help because I'm frankly not that familiar with Windows 7. Also, this isn't a computer that I used, so I'm not familiar with what exactly was happening, if anything, before the situation it's in now.

My friend has the following system:

Gateway NV7915u
Intel Core i3 330M 2.13Ghz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

On Start Windows Normally, it just freezes on "Starting Windows" I have left it like this for days with no progress.

On Launch Startup Repair, "Windows is loading files..." OK Then when "Starting Windows" appears, BSOD:
STOP: 0x000000D1

On Safe Mode, BSOD at classpnp.sys:
STOP: 0x00000050

On Debug Kernel, freezes on "Starting Windows"

On Windows Home Premium 64-Bit Recovery Disc (I downloaded this, I did not make it from this system, the owner never did this), Windows Setup [EMS Enabled].... "Windows is loading files..." OK, Progress bar moves a bit and then:
STOP: c00021a {Fatal System Error}
The initial session process or system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0x00000000
The system has been shut down.

If I use a Retail Windows 7 Disc, "Windows is loading files" OK, then "Starting Windows" the logo forms, and boom:

STOP: 0x0000008E

I took the HDD out of this system and popped it in my tower. I ran a virus scan (as expected, nothing fou... Read more

A:BSOD on every boot. Can't Safe Mode or Recovery

Have just read through your post on behalf of your friend & noted

...ran an Advanced System Care 5 scan/cleanup.

Current accepted wisdom with Win 7 is to NOT use a cleaner.

Just a FYI.

If you ever think your Registry needs to be cleaned, repaired, boosted, tuned-up, cured, tweaked, fixed, or optimized it shouldn't.

In other words, injudicious use of "Registry cleaners" CAN & DOES cause problems.

IMO - there is no reliable way for a third party program to know whether any particular key is invalid, redundant or neither.
Some registry cleaners may not know for sure whether a key is still being used by Windows or what detrimental effects removing it may have.
This has led to examples of registry cleaners causing loss of functionality and/or system instability.

Should you decide to go ahead -
Make sure you have
1.a current System Restore point created.
2.a recent "Back up" of your computer- preferably to an external HD.

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Acer AO522

64 GB SSD by Transcend

0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003 , 0xFFFFFA8003418B30 , 0xFFFFFA8003418E10 , 0xFFFFF80001D9B8B0 ) BSOD ( disk drive related I guess ? )

Like in the topic - BSOD shows up at startup, even in safe mode.
I don't have any minidumps - just the memory dump.

A:BSOD during boot - cannot start even in safe mode

Quote: Originally Posted by komoornik

Acer AO522

64 GB SSD by Transcend

0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003 , 0xFFFFFA8003418B30 , 0xFFFFFA8003418E10 , 0xFFFFF80001D9B8B0 ) BSOD ( disk drive related I guess ? )

Like in the topic - BSOD shows up at startup, even in safe mode.
I don't have any minidumps - just the memory dump.

Memory dump would be fine. What you have is just the error code. there are many possibilities with an F4

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My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 5737 with Win 7.

Hi guys, so yesterday I was changing some values in the registry and I was asked to reboot the system. It never got done, as a BSOD occured.

The BSOD error message is 0x00000074. I can't turn the system on in a safe mode as well - I get the BSOD too.

My only choice seemed to be formatting the whole thing, but when trying to boot from the CD, the message I get is:
Realtek PCIe fE Family Controller Series v1.34 (10/07/13)

PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable

PXE:M0F: Exiting PXE ROM.

No boot Device Found. Press any key to reboot the machine.
That makes my laptop basically useless. Is there anyway I could fix the toast?

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My Dell 8200 with Windows XP SP3 has a stop error 0x0000007E and a FLTMGR.SYS address F78512B2 error. After trying to reboot using the F8 key I can select Safe Mode but during the reboot it just gives me the BSOD mentioned above.

I got to this point, when I had another stop error 0x0000005? I can't quite remember the last byte. This occurred at somepoint during the night and the next morning the system was sitting at the BSOD. I could not boot from Safe Mode either and so I booted from my original XP install disk and selected Repair OS. Once this was done, I tried to reboot off of the HD and the 0x0000007E message with the FLTMGR.SYS message was thrown.

What do I do now? Your advice and guidance will be greatly appreciated.

I suspect that I have some sort of corruption probably due to a virus. I recently switched from Mcafee to Spyware Doctor and some viruses were found and supposedly cleaned. Things seem to be running fine for a few days and then the BOSD showed up.

Thanks, SDRob

A:BSOD 0x0000007E - can't boot from safe mode

See if this takes care of it.SUPERAntiSypware has a built in "Repairs" feature to fix policy restrictions and certain Windows settings which are sometimes targeted by malware infection.Please download SUPERAntiSpyware FreeDouble-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.Click the Repairs tab.Click on (highlight) "Repair broken SafeBoot key" and then click the Repair button.You may be asked to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

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Hello. I used to have this same setup working before I went to college. My freshman year, I let it go unused and it sat at home. I am now a sophomore and I brought it out to Arizona to set it up in my new apartment. I tried a clean install of w7. The install worked but the graphics look terrible and now I can only boot in safemode. Trying to boot up normally just gives me a blue screen and a restart. I am afraid that there is hardware damage but this has not suffered any drops of any kind so that would be surprising. If this is the case, I will replace it but I would like to narrow down the issue so I don't buy something I dont need.

Attached is an image of how bad the graphics look and then the dump files.

Thank you for your help. I am extremely frustrated and have tried many things.


A:BSOD on every boot unless I choose safe mode

Please follow the tutorial fully:Blue Screen of Death Posting Instructions

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As of a couple of hours ago, I am getting a blue screen every single time I boot my system. I have tried a system restore, windows startup repair (from the Windows 7 DVD) and runnning Mem Test. Memtest finds no errors, startup repair finds no errors and the system restore completed without issue but did not fix the problem.

When I try and boot into safe mode, I get to the login window, but as soon as I log in I get a blue screen with IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, generally with no other file referenced. If I try and boot in normal mode the same thing happens and on one ocassion I also saw storport.sys mentioned on the blue screen.

Because I am unable to boot into Windows, I am unable to reinstall any drivers or remove any drivers, or do anything else to the OS.

I have been into the system BIOS and have disabled all my poeripherals (onboard audio, serial port etc.). I have physically also unplugged all USB devces apart from my keyboard and mouse, and have disconnected/removed all hard drives and DVD drives, floppy drive, audio card, second graphics card etc. In other words I've stripped the system down to the bare bones. I am still getting the same BSOD's every time I start the system.

Please can anyone help me diagnose the issue or advise on what I should do next. The issue started whilst I was browsing the web and the system crashed. Prior to that it has run perfectly for the last few weeks. No new hardware has been installed.

OS is Windows 7 Ultimate (64bit). Syst... Read more

A:BSOD Every launch - can't even boot in Safe Mode

Normally IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL errors are due to an overheating CPU or bad memory. Or sometimes some other hardware and or driver failure. Try reseating your CPU cooler (replace the thermal paste if you can)
Also if you have 2 sticks of memory try them 1 at a time, or if your really fortunate to have some other memory spare try that. This is where I would start pal

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I'm getting the BSOD when I'm booting up my PC, and there are lines and such on the screen.

It's the following error:



(0xF8A33DBC, 0x00000000, 0x8052B8F8,0x0000000000)

I have a Dell laptop, Inspiron E1705. I'm using Windows XP, Service pack 3. When I run it in safe mode the following is across the top of the screen:

Windows XP (R) (build 2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.090804-1435: Service Pack 3)

It BSOD'd the other night after I was browsing the internet. My computer was acting really sluggish, and I restarted it. Then I got the BSOD.

I left it for the morning when I re-started it, and it started fine, for a few minutes, but after a minute or so I got the same BSOD.

This happened several months ago and I fixed it by opening up my PC and re-setting the video card. I did it again and this time it didn't help any.

I ran the diagnostics that pop up on boot up, on the hard drive and memory, and nothing turned up wrong. As previously mentioned, it will not boot up normally, but it will boot up in safe mode.

I checked all of my drivers in safe mode to look for a missing driver. All of my drivers either said that the status was fine, or that the status was unavailable in safe mode. I was missing one driver, for my ethernet connection. I went on Dell's website to look for the driver but I couldn't find one.

For anti-virus software, I run AVG Free, version 8. A friend mentioned that it might be messing up my system, so ... Read more

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