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Really weird Blue Screen of Death problem........

Q: Really weird Blue Screen of Death problem........

Hi guys, got a really annoying and weird problem. First of all, i'm using a laptop running WinXP SP3. I've got most of the latest updates so it's stable.

I have A LOT of antivirus programs (FULL VERSIONS) and so I'm pretty sure, if not 99% sure that i have a good defence and have maintained my PC well. I did a lot of scans recently and found no viruses or spywares etc.....

Just to give a list of what I use, and btw they're all up to date and the newest version as of 2009.

RegCure 1.6
Advanced SystemCare 3.2
Avast Antivirus 2009
BitDefender 2009
Error Repair Professional 3.9.9
Spyware Blaster
Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2009
Spyware Guard
Webroot Spysweeper
Quicksys RegCleaner 2009
Safe'n'Sec 2009
SUPERAntiSpyware Professional 4.26
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.38 PRO
Advanced System Protector
and so on.......seriously, I have ****loads of protection and no i don't run all fo them at the same time or on startup, but only some really important ones so no there aren't any conflicts etc.....
Anyway I did the scans and found no virus, maybe one or 2 registry fixes and optimization but that's about it. My PC is totally clean and safe, it's always been like this since ages ago. My PC is up to date with everything, including drivers etc.......

I use Firefox with good protection addons, e.g. addons like Adblock Plus etc.......I also use Opera, i NEVER use Internet Explorer but I did update it to IE8 and also use IE7 Pro to further protect it in case I really have to use IE for whatever reason....
Anyway I'm not keylogged or anything, I can safely say that i'm at an advanced level so i know what i'm doing. Just to let you guys know, there's nothing wrong with my PC.

Ok so finally onto the problem, it only popped up recently and i have no idea why. Everytime I turn up my PC, i get a bluescreen, it happens maybe 3/4 times when i turn on the PC. And sometimes when i've used the PC for maybe 30 mins to 1 hour or so, the bluescreen will pop up suddenly causing my PC to crash.

This is the bluescreen i get everytime i turn on the PC.

This is the bluescreen i get only when my PC has been running for maybe 30 mins or more.
I haven't installed or downloaded or been to any bad websites so i don't believe it's due to a virus. And plus, I also did some Google searches on my bluescreen error and it's due to bad drivers or hardware problem or something like that.....

the thing is, i've cleaned my drivers using Driver Sweeper (to get rid of old drivers) and i've tried reinstalling all my drivers and everything works fine. I also switched the RAM around and basically replug every hardware that's unpluggable from my laptop and everything all works fine, but the problem still shows up.....
And again, I did registry scans, used antivirus programs etc but found no problem, or at least they fixed it if they found one or 2.......
Sorry for this long post but ya plz help, i've found no solutions on Google.

Should i post a HiJackThis log?

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Preferred Solution: Really weird Blue Screen of Death problem........

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.)


Hi guys, got a really annoying and weird problem. First of all, i'm using a laptop running WinXP SP3. I've got most of the latest updates so it's stable.I have A LOT of antivirus programs (FULL VERSIONS) and so I'm pretty sure, if not 99% sure that i have a good defence and have maintained my PC well. I did a lot of scans recently and found no viruses or spywares etc.....Just to give a list of what I use, and btw they're all up to date and the newest version as of 2009.RegCure 1.6Advanced SystemCare 3.2Avast Antivirus 2009BitDefender 2009CCleanerCombofixError Repair Professional 3.9.9Spyware BlasterUniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2009Spyware GuardWebroot SpysweeperWinUtilitiesQuicksys RegCleaner 2009Safe'n'Sec 2009SUPERAntiSpyware Professional 4.26Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.38 PROAdvanced System Protectorand so on.......seriously, I have ****loads of protection and no i don't run all fo them at the same time or on startup, but only some really important ones so no there aren't any conflicts etc.....Anyway I did the scans and found no virus, maybe one or 2 registry fixes and optimization but that's about it. My PC is totally clean and safe, it's always been like this since ages ago. My PC is up to date with everything, including drivers etc.......I use Firefox with good protection addons, e.g. addons like Adblock Plus etc.......I also use Opera, i NEVER use Internet Explorer but I did update it to IE8 and also use IE7 Pro to further protec... Read more

A:Really weird Blue Screen of Death problem........

Seems like one of the bitdefender system files is causing windows to crash, try reinstalling it see if that helps. The tcpip driver seems to be causing a crash too, are your network card drivers up to date? Also I'm not sure you need all those antivirus/anti spyware/PC Optimization programs, as they can cause software conflicts and BSODs, 1 of each is only necessary.

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here is the situation... had a xp box worked fine ... I changed the HDD from another machine ... kept on getting blue screens of death .. thought drivers on that HDD kept crashing the box...so i put in a new HDD fresh format , xp pro SP 2 the blue screens of death are still there????

Intel P4 3 GHz , 2 GB ram , realtek ge force fx 5950, gigabyte board ...
did a clean install on freshly formated drive without luck ... still crashes especially when I am near photoshop ... but still random ... any ideas ????

that 0x0000008e error ...
UI LCID=1033
TitleName=Microsoft Windows
DigPidRegPath=HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\DigitalProductId
ErrorText=A log of this error has been created.
HeaderText=The system has recovered from a serious error.

A:Blue screen of death weird !!!!

Two things come to mind:
1. Does your MB support the 2GB of Ram?
2. Bad stick of RAM?

You might want to try removing one of the sticks and try it (if you have two sticks of 1GB. If you still get the same thing swap out with the other one. IF you have 4 you get the ideal.


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I just built a new computer and had numerous issues with it. I fixed all of them except for one, which still happens. I was browsing the web (which brings me to another problem) and I closed my browser and I got a BSOD. It was a Memory_Management issue. I only got that one time but I knew there was something wrong before that because internet rendering (IE and Firefox) is extremely slow. The BSOD just gave me an idea of where to start troubleshooting. The internet speed coming in is about 25.5mbs download and roughly 2.6mbs upload. I also have another computer on the same network that is extremely fast, so I know it's just this computer. I cannot figure out what's wrong. The specifications are i3-2100 and 8gb of RAM with gigabit Ethernet. It's also a clean install of the OS (Windows 7 Pro 64-bit)

A:A Weird Blue Screen of Death

memory management is pretty much exclusive to memory problems.
Generally I tell people to run memtest86 overnight after getting that error.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

A more detailed analysis could be possible if there are dump files

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I had a Dual Boot running on my PC since last year.I recently saw my Windows XP Boot was getting low on space.So using Paragon Partition Manager 9.0 (Pro).I added 3 Gigs of more data just to get rid of the low disk space warning.During the process I had to restart my PC, I restarted and it booted in to Vista somehow.I restarted and Booted in to XP and to my surprise got the following.
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.



If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x0000006F

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete.

Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further

Nothing is wrong with Hardware because I can boot in to Vista and Safe mod XP.Please help it's my ... Read more

A:Weird Blue screen of Death-Session3_Initialization_Failed


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Has anyone seen anything like attached photos? Done multiple google searches and nothing useful has turned up.

The computer is a XP x86 system with onboard graphics, motherboard has already been replaced. Don't know where to turn next.

Any help much appreciated.

A:Black screen of death with weird blue symbols

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Greetings! I will try to be as specific about my problem in general.
I am using a Compaq laptop, using Windows XP. I don't know much more than that, but I can search for additional information regarding specs and stuff.

It all started one day when I was browsing the internet using the latest version of Firefox. I turned up my volume and the blue screen of death appeared (advising me to seek tech support of sorts).

I restarted, and yet again touching the volume yielded the blue screen of death. I tried several, possibly 6 times, and the only thing causing the blue screen of death is altering the volume in any way, including touching the volume buttons, adjusting volume in the volume control and adjusting the wave settings in volume control.

So I ran Spyware Doctor. I do pay the full 40 bucks a year for this wonderful program, and it detected a bunch of freaky looking things. Like adaware, something called virtumonde, and all these high threat viruses and adware, but it wiped them clean. I ran it again, it found 3 more standard viruses that it didn't name, cleaned them, ran SWD again and nothing appeared, so I assume now my computer is free from whatever was messing with me.

The volume problem still persists though, and also at random times the blue screen of death will appear (I'm praying now it won't as I type all this or I'll cry).

Then another problem occurred. When I try to open a file of sorts, that pesky message appears- windows explorer has... Read more

A:Blue Screen of death at random times and weird errors

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Hi everyone i stumble acroos this great site today my computer has started some weird crashes recently. whenever i lclick on I.E. Explorer & few other programs. i 've attached my mini-dump file i hope someone here can help me out

A:weird blue screen of death (page fault in nonpaged area)

I havent read the minidump but a page fault in nonpage area is almost always related to your pagefile.sys or your ram.
You can delete your pagefile and reboot and windows will make a new one.
And you can download for free and run memtest86 to test your ram, you have to do it one stick at a time.

To see pagefile.sys you need to have Folder Options | View set to ?Show Hidden and System files?, and not to ?Hide Protected mode System files?.
for your pagefile see here:

Here is more info:

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When i turn my computer on after an hour i get a blue screen and this message and then i have to restart my computer, it happens all the time.

STOP:C000021a (Fatal system error)
The Windows Logon process System process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc0000005

The system has been shut down.

Is there anyone that knows how to fix this


A:Blue Screen of Death Problem?

First guesses: video graphics driver, bad hard drive, bad memory module, bad video graphics, bad cpu fan, thermal paste dried up between cpu and heat sink, dirt and hair in your heat sink or cpu fan.

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Alot lately when im just doing stuff on my computer it will freeze and a blue screen saying something about kernel memory will pop up. i have no clue wut is wrong with it. can a pro please help me..thnx.

A:A blue screen of Death problem...!

A Blue Screen of Death indicates a serious hardware or software problem. Go to System Properties -> Advanced-> Startup and Recovory Setting.

Uncheck Auto restart, and select Small memory dump and apply the settings. When a bsod happens, zip at least 4 minidumps from C:\Windows\Minidump, and post 'em here.

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My version of windows is Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite Pro A300, DDR2 2GB, 250GB HDD. Sometimes when i am on my laptop, the blue screen of death happens. It's been happening nearly once a day. I have used Tuneup Utilties 2010, but that didn't stop it. Can someone please help me resolve this problem?

A:Blue Screen Of Death problem

Download BlueScreenViewNo installation required.Double click on BlueScreenView.exe file to run the program.When scanning is done, go Edit>Select All.Go File>Save Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt.Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content, and paste it into your next reply.Also...Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:? Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.? Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the s... Read more

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Ok after uninstalling Smiley central on my computer and trying to rebot it, it gave me the "blue screen of death" and after going through the cyle several times(it won't even let me open it in safe mode) I finally tried running a diagnostic which gave me 2 oddities. which were contained as follwed
system config data updated
0271 check date and time setting.
0251 sys cmos checksum bad -default config used.
does anyone know what I should do?

A:problem with blue screen of death.

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Let me introduce myself, i'm Sander from the Netherlands, 23 years old and i'm experiencing a major problem. There is this BSOD I just can't get rid off. You guys probably all know this BSOD cause i'm not the only one with this problem. Anyway, this is the code: Problem signature:Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7600. ID: 1043

I googled this error up, but it's so hard to find a good solution. It's very important for me that this problem is going to be fixed, cause I make professional music on this computer and I lost to many work due this BSOD. So please, please, please, HELP ME! Here is the link to my Minidump in .zip -> Minidump zip



A:Blue Screen of Death, BIG problem!!!

All of your .dmp files are reporting a 0x124 hardware error. This is a general hardware error, but does not specify exactly what piece of hardware is faulting... Please read this thread for possible solutions ... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try..

Try removing any CD virtualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%. They use a driver, found in your dmp, sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs. Use this SPTD uninstaller when you're done: DuplexSecure - Downloads

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 00000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: 85e6c024, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: f609c000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 00000135, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

Debugging Details:
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD



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Lately i have been getting BSODs on my pc. My pc isnt a very new one with Windows 7 installed on it. The first few BSODs i have been getting were irql not less or equal. The last one was a Page fault in non paged area.

OS- Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Originally had Windows XP installed on another drive that i got rid of already
Full retail version
Hardware about 3 to 4 years old IIRC
Windows 7 was installed half a year ago

AMD II x4 620
ATI radeon 4870
ASUS m4a77td pro mobo

System was DIY.

Additional Information. I recently added 2 sticks of KVR1333d3n9/2G ram from kingston to my mobo and i have been getting crashes since then. I am not entirely sure if its to do with the RAM.

A:Having a Blue Screen of Death Problem

Oh i also ran bluescreen viewer and it seems ntoskrnl.exe is always redflagged.

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Hi, i just bought a aspire 4520 with 2gb ram and window xp. It run smoothly at every games and software, but whenever i play warcraft3:frozen throne (more specifically dota) i will run into the blue screen of death(BSOD). It says something about memory dump and just restarted. Please, anyone help me out. I also attched the minidump files to provide more information. Note:no other games or software encounter the BSOD.

ps> what is a memory leak?


A:Blue screen of death problem

This BSOD is coming from RTKHDAUD.sys, a realtek hi-def audio driver. Try updating this driver from the realtek site or reload the driver you have

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Hey there, I've had a pretty persistent problem for a bit now, where my computer will randomly, usually with no relation to the task being performed that I can tell (as in there's nothing I can do to consistently cause it), go Blue Screen of Death on me. I've attached my dump files and system report as the thread rules say you ought to, and would be appreciative if anyone were willing and able to help me out here. Thanks for your time.

My system specs, as per the thread rules, are as follows:

Windows 7 Premium, 64bit
This is the OEM, the original operating system that came with my laptop.
And I've had my laptop (an Asus, G73J series) for about 8 - 9 months now, I have not reinstalled the OS in that time.

A:Blue Screen of Death Problem

looks like you have been crashing pretty regularly.

What I am seeing is the pctools internet security app driver is crashing your internet and then immediately your computer.
I suggest removing pc tools and just switching over to MSE
Anti-Malware, Virus, Spyware Protection | Microsoft Security Essentials

The asus autoupdate tool may be involved somewhere here, hard to tell but it seems to be sticking also as the crashes are occurring.

Dump info follows:

Probably caused by : NETIO.SYS ( NETIO!NetioDereferenceNetBufferList+86 )

Followup: MachineOwner

4: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If kernel debugger is available get stack backtrace.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000000, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
Arg4: fffff88001a8b720, address which referenced memory

Debuggin... Read more

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I am currently having a problem with my computer going into sleep mode. Whenever it enters sleep mode, it goes to a blue screen of death screen that shows errors. I sometimes notice that it goes to a windows xp loading screen before and after the error. I am able to press esc key and return to to my desktop. This has been happening for the past few days. Also, I had a problem with my wallpaper being changed into a plain blue screen, but that has stopped. These problems started happening after I was attacked by the XP Antivirus 2008.

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by HP_Administrator on 2008-07-17 12:50:29
Computer is in Normal Mode.

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 4 Restore Point(s) --
4: 2008-07-17 19:50:36 UTC - RP16 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
3: 2008-07-17 02:27:11 UTC - RP15 - System Checkpoint
2: 2008-07-15 20:44:37 UTC - RP14 - Configured The Sims Complete Collection
1: 2008-07-15 00:13:59 UTC - RP13 - System Checkpoint

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.

-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------

Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2008-07-17 12:53:02
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Exp... Read more

A:Blue Screen of Death Problem

Bump and Update
My computer seems to have stopped going into sleep mode. I'm not getting the annoying errors, but I'm not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing.

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At my workplace we have recently upgraded seavel computers with a second ram stick. I had problems with this machine since then. It is a dell dimension 1100 with two sockets for ram, one of which contained a 256mb stick. I got the dell approved 1gb stick, but to install it I had to switch the orginal stick into the spare slot and place the new ram in the first slot, as the computer would not start correctly anyother way (I tried several combeinations before finding this one). I did not have this issue with 2 other identical machines.

Since then, I've been getting blue screens of death seemingly at random. It gives one of 4 or 5 error messages and has to be restarted. It can do this several times a day or work normally for weeks. It also seems to favor a couple of error messages over the others.

I will post more errors as I'm able to collect them.

STOP 0x0000000D1
(0X80000161, 0X000000002, 0X00000000, 0X61890E59)
tcpip.sys address b1890E59 base b1885000 datestamp 485699ad

I've looked into this and the main causes seem to be bad ram and network drivers. I ran memtest and didn't find anything.

STOP 0x00000008E
(0xC0000005, 0XBF031AE5, 0XB0AC117C, 0X0000000)

This seems to be caused by a video card.

Users have reported the crashes as occouring while trying to print to a network printer and I have personally noticed that using firefox 2 seems to induce crashes with dramatically higher frequency. The internet connection is handled though ... Read more

A:Blue Screen of death problem

My first thought is that you have a bad stick of RAM. Try this:

Remove the 256MB stick and run with just the 1GB and see what happens.
If your problems continue, put the 256MB back and remove the 1GB and check the system out. If all is well, then you have identified the culprit and will need to replace the 1GB stick.

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I have my Windows 7 x64 system getting the blue screen death screen every 1 hour or so. I ran memtest and all passes were succesful and no errors. I also updated my nvidia drivers to the latest. Attached is the screendump files and system info. appreciate any help


A:Blue Screen Death Problem

Hello bogos
If you seem to be getting the BSOD a lot then i would say it if probably down to a ram issue. When you get the BSOD does it say page fault in non-paged area?

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i had recently downloaded prototype the game for my PC and when i play it i get the blue screen of death like after an hour or so of playing so i tried uninstalling it then reinstalling but it didn't work i tried looking for a patch but there isn't one yet for the game so what can i do to stop getting the blue screen of death and it only shows up in the game nothing else thanks

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I sometimes get BSODS with my computer when I leave it on for a long time and the laptop is idle like when I go to sleep. Using BlueScreenViewer I found out that the BSOD is caused by two drivers. Atikmdag.sys and ntoskrnl.exe

Im using a Dell Studio 1458 with the specs
Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Intel(R) Core(Tm) i7 Cpu Q740
ATI Radeon Mobility HD 5450

COuld anyone provide me assisstance?

A:Blue Screen of Death ATI Problem?

Just to confirm your apparent thought it does seem to be the ati driver kernel crashing.
ntoskrnl.exe is just a general crash message you get it from all sorts of things. Apparently in this case your ati driver.

The drivers they have listed on dell's site don't seem to have ever been updated. Sadly with the mobility versions of graphics cards you can't be sure if you can use the one released by ati or not, you just have to try.
...it's also possible the digital tuner is causing issues with the ati card.

First thing I would suggest is completely wiping the current ati driver off of there.
Here is a good utility for that. Guru3D - Driver Sweeper (Setup) download from Guru3D.com

Before running that make sure you have a copy of the driver they offer here.
Drivers & Downloads
as well as the newer driver provided by amd/ati
ATI Catalyst

After using the tool to remove the currently present driver I would first try using the ATI provided one, only having the one from dell as a fall back incase it doesn't work properly.

An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If a kernel debugger is available get the stack backtrace.
Arg1: 0000000000000008, memory referenced
Arg2: 000000000000000b, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000001, bitfield :
bit 0 : value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operati... Read more

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have recently started getting the Blue Screen Of Death.
Mainly it happens when I have gone on a website such as YouTube.
Occasionally it happens at other times.

First the computer freezes. Then the message comes up. (It's not on long enough to read all the message or codes.

The message starts something like:
A thread has been excited or terminated and your computer will be shut down to prevent further damage etc. etc.
It ends with: Beginning of physical memory dump.

I have my firewall, antivirus and anti-spyware all enabled.
I have also scanned with Spybot and nothing is ever found.

I am using Windows XP Media Edition

I then have to re-boot and then everything is OK but I also have to leave the computer idle for a few minutes until the hard disk light stops.

Can anyone please advise?

All help much appreciated

A:Blue Screen of death problem

Zip and post the contents of c:\windows\minidump.

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This morning when I tried to boot my computer I got a blue screen of death STOP screen. See attached.
So far I have tried: system restore. (didn't work)

Any help would be greatly appreciated

A:Blue Screen of Death Problem


You can try the hotfix - can you boot to Safe Mode?

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Hi there, computers been going downhill lately and I'm getting error after error. Just a few minutes ago the blue screen of death came up and told me these key things:


*** STOP: 0x0000004E (0x0000008F, 0x00029D97, 0x00023CD7, 0x00000000)

Beginning dump of physical memory.
Any ideas about what I should do? I am having a good think whether it would be easier just to kill disk my windows hard drive and install Windows XP again.

*Don't read my system specs as they arn't the ones relating to this computer (this is the computer downstairs, not mine)

Thanks everyone!

A:Blue Screen Of Death Problem - XP

Download and run this program BSOD_XP_v1.3_jcgriff2_PROD.exe. when it is done go to My Documents and zip up the file TSF_XP_SUPPORT and attach it in your next post, this will tell us what is going on in your computer.

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hi all, i got the BSOD while using utorrent. i always use this pragram there was no problem at all before i install mal-warebites and  used AdwCleaner.exe.
After installing it and got rid of some mal-ware. i got the BSOD when using torrent. some help will be appreciated.
here are my latest BSOD and computer spec
Dump File         : 101614-16270-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 16/10/2014 10:08:12 AM
Bug Check Code    : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1       : 00000000`00000028
Parameter 2       : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 3       : 00000000`00000000
Parameter 4       : fffff880`01ad96fd
Caused By Driver  : NETIO.SYS
Caused By Address : NETIO.SYS+106fd
File Description  :
Product Name      :
Company           :
File Version      :
Processor         : x64
Crash Address     : ntoskrnl.exe+75bc0
Stack Address 1   :
Stack Address 2   :
Stack Address 3   :
Computer Name     :
Full Path         : C:\Window... Read more

A:Blue Screen of Death - Problem with utorrent

Best advice I have is don't use utorrent. It's known to be a problem and source of infections

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That reads a continuously perplexing problem of my computer.
Speaking out a mismatch called blue screen of death.

Please advise 
Thank you very much for helping'
Computer specification
windows xp (home edition) sp3
internet connection bandwidth

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my life was was almost perfect until this dreadful BSOD came along

i hav a Toshiba A200 1M 5 laptop

intel core duo processor 2.00 Ghz

1 GB of ram

built in bluetooth and wifi

the actual problem is that when i started the bluetooth i was shown a BSOD ,so i installed the latest bluetooth stack from vista but it worsened the problem now i receive BSOD every time i boot so i had to restore my pc to the time before i installed the new bluetooth stack pls help me to resolve this problem

A:blue screen of death -BSOD problem

The only thing I could suggest is try doing what you did, again. Perhaps it was the configuration that you had that caused the dreadful BSOD.

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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL...is the message i get when i get the BSOD (blue screen of death) is overheating the problem..and how do i check my CPU temperature

A:blue screen of death! of overheating the problem?


Try this:-



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hi vista forums,

when i start up my com puter , everytime when i get to the stage where there's a black screen and a little bar where it loads, suddenly i get a blue screen that flashes for less than a second, not even enough for me to see what it says, after that, my computer restarts, and then i can either start windows normally or launch startup repair, i did the startup repair, i did the system resotre, then i finally logged onto the computer, but then the next day, when i opened my computer, the blue screen happened again...

I really need help, this is extreemly annoying.

A:blue screen of death problem recurring



Zip and post any files found in that folder.

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I've got 2 BSOD problem -

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ( Netio.sys ) - When using InternetThread_Exception_Not_Handled ( Nvlddmkm.sys ) - When Playing Game

Anybody out there can help me ?

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A:Blue Screen of Death Windows 8.1 Problem

Only 929 mB of free RAM. I'd suggest adding more RAM if you are able (and if the system can handle it). If not, then please check your startup items to make sure nothing unnecessary is loading - and only run 1 program at a time (in order to conserve the RAM that you do have).

Please uninstall Razer Game Booster as it is known to cause BSOD's on some Windows systems.

Please update your wired, wireless, and BitDefender programs - as those are the drivers most likely associated with this BSOD.

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable! :

Please do not uninstall this one - only update it:
ASMMAP64.sys Thu Jul 2 05:13:26 2009 (4A4C7A36)
LENOVO ATK Hotkey ATK0101 ACPI UTILITY (also found in Asus systems)

bdfsfltr.sys Wed Mar 23 09:52:33 2011 (4D89FB21)
BitDefender AntiVirus FS filter driver

Please do not uninstall this one - only update it:
atkwmiacpi64.sys Tue Sep 6 21:44:52 2011 (4E66CC94)

Please note the drivers below that date from before the release of Windows 8.1 (17 Oct 2013) - check to see t... Read more

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Hi there, I am new to this forum and hope you can help me with my current problem

Currently, I use Windows XP SP3 desktop and my computer is having problem as the start up is "Blue screen of death" keep coming and I tried to restore the system settings and still cannot be resolved

It has no problem starting up the computer like normally but when it comes to the Windows StartUp part (where you normally hear the 'ding ding' sound, I see my usual desktop icons just for a split second, and then the blue screen comes up where they call "Blue screen of death" as "Bad_pool_header" thing. Additional techical information:

**** STOP 0x00000019 (0x00000020, 0xAE1A1C30, 0xAE1A1D00, 0xAE1A1C48)

I have attached the link below for my screenshot problem wordings:


What I did in Safe Mode but not workied:
1) I went to the Control Panel to see what was installed so I can unistall it and nothing showed up from the latest one since it was crashed,
2) I installed Malware program and scan\remove it. It removed about 50 of them but when I restart to normal windows again, it did not work
3) I went to try System Restore but it came up a few times "System Restore Disabled By Group Policy"
4) I went to c:\windows\minidump to check but nothing shows up at all and I am not sure what it means.

I have tried going to SAFE MODE without any problems as additional information (which I am using right now) so at least I know ... Read more

A:How do I fix BAD_POOL_HEADER blue screen of death problem for my XP

Hello gobear and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm not an expert in BSODs so until one of the Forum experts comes along there are a couple of things you can try that are similar to what's recommended for Windows 7 computers..

Often a Bad Pool Header BSOD can be traced back to a hard drive issue. Try running Check Disk (Chkdsk).

Windows XP chkdsk - The Details

Another possibility is damaged or corrupt system files. Try running a system file checker scan. Unfortunately, it may require that you have an original installation disk available so the scan can extract clean copies of damaged or corrupt files.

scannow sfc - LEARN how to use SFC.EXE (system file checker)

Another possible fix would be a Repair Install which also requires the installation disk.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)

As I recall, XP wasn't as forgiving when it came to BSODs as Windows 7 is, and fixes were very limited. And none of these suggestions will cure an issue if it's hardware related (failing hard drive, failing RAM, failing motherboard. etc.)

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Hi, i am having problems with blue screen error, i am getting it for month now already and i cant take it anymore, when i enter game or google chrome my pc shows blue screen after 2-3 mins. My pc specs are low but it was all working fine for 3 years already with that specs:

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz
Graphics ATI Radeon HD 2400 Series
Memory (RAM) 1,00 GB
System type 32-bit operating system
Minidump file: http://www.mediafire.com/?cniyt5qitnbokmt


A:Blue screen of death problem (BSOD)

That is a graphics controller error. See these hits on Google:

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Hi everybody , i have problem with my laptop , sometime when i shutdown and turn on , something wrong with wireless driver ( Atheros AR9285 ) appeared. But when i uninstalled driver and scan hardware changes then it crashed suddenly . It appeared many times . Addition , my laptop restarted aumatically when i using laptop in 2 or 3 hours . I need your help

A:How to fix my Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) problem

I have attached my SF Diagnostic Tool - Using for Troubleshooting file for your reviewing and give me some advices to fix this problem . Thanks you so much !!!

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On my computer, for about a little bit over a week now, I've been getting the blue screen that automatically restarts the computer. The blue screen text goes by so fast I can't even read it. I found out online that it was the SmitFraud, so I checked out the guide and downloaded the SmitFraudFix.exe. When I ran it in safe mode, it started working, but then it disappeared and all of my icons and everything on safe mode disappeared. The safe mode screen became a black screen with the words safe mode in the four corners, and I think there was the computer type or something on the top center of the screen. I couldn't run the fix properly in safe mode because after I tried running the fix, safe mode is not useable anymore.
What I tried to do was let my malwarebytes and my anti virus try to detect it, but they couldn't find it. I was thinking of system restoring my computer back 2 weeks, but I also couldn't find the restore points( as there weren't any). What can I do to get rid of the problem? It's really annoying.

A:Smit Fraud/Blue Screen of Death problem and safe mode startup problem

Hi there

Before we start I need you to provide me some pieces of information:

1. Which is the version of your Operation System?

2. Do you have the installation CD of the Operating System?

3. Is Normal Mode completely inaccessible?

4. Do you have a clean computer on which you can download tools in order to be able to transfer them to the infected computer?


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I am having a problem coming back to my computer after a great while or just even an hour worth of time. The problem is that my computer HP a6220n goes to sleep and I when I press any button or the since my keyboard does not have a wake, It shuts off and then when I turn it back on it goes to a blue screen of death on me. I am wondering if it has anything to do with my chipset integrated graphics that is why I bought a new graphics card. If someone knows how to fix this please feel free to contribute their idea and a solution to this thread, thankyou.

A:Solved: Blue Screen of Death problem Presists

When did the problem first start? What happens if you set "sleep" to "never" in Control Panel > Power Options? Is the problem ONLY on return from sleep?

I can run a debugging utility on the dump files if you do this:

1 > create a new folder on the desktop and call it "dumpcheck" or whatever you like
2 > navigate to c:\windows\minidump and copy the last few minidump files to that folder. *this assumes 'c' is your boot drive, if it is not, subsitute accordingly
3 > close the folder and right click on it and select Send to Compressed (zipped) Folder.
4 > use the "manage attachments" in the "advanced" reply window to upload that zip file here as an attachment.
If you do not see any minidumps, be sure you are not using any cache cleaner such as CCleaner. Also run sysdm.cpl and select Advanced > Startup and Recovery. Make sure "small memory dump" is the one chosen under "write debugging information" and the location should be %systemroot%\minidump

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A couple of days ago, everytime I start to download something from uTorrent, within a few minutes the blue screen shows up with the error message of: driver_irql_not_less_or_equal (netio.sys)I've already clean my temp files and nothing! Please, how can I solve this problem?Edit: Moved topic from Windows 8 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Blue Screen of Death problem with uTorrent, how can I solve?

Your issue seems to be caused by mfehidk.sys which is a part of McAfee Antivirus. 

fffff880`02fb3a68 fffff880`01385b30Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\mfehidk.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for mfehidk.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for mfehidk.sys 
McAfee is well known to cause BSOD when torrent clients are present. In fact most third party firewalls are doing the same. This issue is known for years and they are never able to fix it.
Source : https://community.mcafee.com/thread/39084 
Please uninstall McAfee Security Center from Control Panel--> Programs and Features first. After the uninstall finishes, download and run McAfee Product Removal Tool  from the below link to remove the leftover drivers completely.
Run the tool as administrator (right click --> Run as Administrator) and follow on screen instructions. Report how the system works in next reply. 

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The whole story with this laptop. I once had a problem with the black screen of death when i was able to login. there was this empty black screen and no desktop. I was able to get through the black screen of death and the desktop was working. Problem was some of my drivers or registries were messed up. Bascially my laptop was never the same after the black screen of death. so i reinstall some of my drivers like access to internet, sound, and dvd-rw to get it running. some program still don't work today like window defender
After a random window update that restarted my dell laptop. This new problem started.
problem #1 blue screen of death
i did a post two months ago on this forum
i still hadn't even fix it. so it crash and reset often if i leave it alone or i do too many stuff

two months later
-so i deleted malwarebyte and was using driver verifer to figure out the problem from this site


-while i was using driver verifer a new bsod came out c9

couldn't use window vista (normal mode) for a while like it restart over and over when it loading window vista. So i keep pressing random f buttons everytime it reset until I was able to use safe mode to system restore it.
the result is i have no minidump files on c9

Now i am a little worried if the next blue screen of death come out...I will have no idea ho... Read more

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I get a physical memory dump error in the "blue screen of death." Seemingly, the dump occurs randomly. But I was able to replicate the problem twice by running my AVG antiviral program; yet in the last scan, I encountered no problems! I don't know why I have this gut feeling that the culprit may be my USB2 driver--which upadated and reinstalled twice. All works fine for a few days or a week then bam! Suddenly I get the blue screen--and I can be writing e-mail or editing a small photo. I can't associate the bug to any particular activity. Below is the Hijackthis log. I'm hoping someone will throw some light on this pesky problem because I don't look forward to rebuilding my HDD setup.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 2:06:08 PM, on 9/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot SD\TeaTimer.exe
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A:Blue Screen of Death (memory dump problem)

Have you tried rolling back the driver update to see if that fixes the problem? Or try system restore to go back before the system started crashing. If that does not work i would reccomend possibly running a memory check with memtest86. That can be obtained here: click free download and download the iso image. You would burn the iso in your cd burning program for burning image files to any ordinary cdr. You should refer to your users guide for burning the image as the methoods of doing this are different in different programs. Try these suggestions and tell us how things are running.

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Hey guys,

I have an iMac 27 inch late 2009 running Windows 7 home premium 64bit using bootcamp. My computer specs are

CPU - Intel i7 2.8ghz quad core
RAM - (8gb standard with the imac)
VIDEO - ATI Radeon HD 4850

I installed windows 7 on my imac using bootcamp today. It was working fine until i started installing things and i ran into the blue screen of death saying Memory dump. This message only shows for about 2 seconds and then restarts my computer. It randomly happens, such as internet explorer or just on my homescreen.

Thanks in advance for you help. I am not that computer savvy when it comes to driver issues and BIOS. I will understand some computer "talk" but not all so please explain in simple terms.

Thank you

A:Memory Dump problem ! Blue screen of death !! HELP

Please read this thread and attach the dmp files to your next post.


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Got a problem upon booting, my computer loads the Dell loading screen,by which pressing F2 allows you access to bios settings etc. Anyway, after this screen, I am presented with the black screen which tells me there was a problem loading windows, and gives me th option to run safe mode, last known good config or start windows normally.

No matter what option I pick, it always results in the blue screen of death. The text string under the top paragraph is UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME.

How can I solve this? If it is any help I will paste teh stop code.

The only software change I have made recently, is installing the game WarRock. Hardware wise, I have not made any changes, although I have a Samsung Firmware updater program, which updates the firmware on my DVD-RW, which opens upon startup, and cannot be closed unless through the task manager. I don't know if that has anything to do with it, in the taskbar, the firmware updater says its updating, it has been doing this for weeks and I just left it!

Thanks in advance


PS. Excuse the poor writing, I'm using a laptop!

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Hi, I am, like many other people here, having crashes for no apparent reasons (with the blue screen saying : A problem has been detected ans Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer...... ***Stop: 0x0000008E (0xc0000005..... etc. not important).

I am a real noob on computers and I can't understand anything from the solutions in other threads. I would just like to know if reformating my computer would, for sure, solve that problem (I prefer not losing everything on my hard drive).

Also if possible, anyone can tell me how reformating works please?


A:Does reformating solve death blue screen problem?

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Over the couple of weeks my computer has been Crashing i thought it was only when i played fullscreen on like games like cod4 etc, But turned out that its more then Just games now it crashes Evan when i am just on internet.

Technical Information
ERROR: ***Stop : 0x0000008E (0x0000005,0x81dAbc4,Dx920D7688,0x00000000)

I will Try Attath The Mini Dump File . At the Bottem.

Here Are My Specs .








Network card: 3COM ETHERLINK XL 10/100 PCI
Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium > Vista Problem?
USB PORTS: 2 Front + 4 Back

Picture Of Computer: http://info.abril.com.br/imagem/fwa/...2588472_58.jpg

I dont Know is this A vista? problem? Or Is this a Driver Problem? Or a Registy Problem Because If you type in google just the ***Stop : 0x0000008E it comes up as Registy Problem.
This Mini Dump is from C:\Windows\Minidump
Which i Have Attacted To this post
When it Crashes its usely when i am playing FullScreen online game which is cod4. and When it crashes the sound goes like raaaaaaa and blue screen of death comes up.
I am Really upset I cant Play Cod4 .. or any game But idk why sometimes i open Task manager and close all my pogarms runing and ... Read more

A:BSOD(Blue Screen Of Death) Problem --Keep Crashing

Hi -

The dump confirms bugcheck 0x8e w/ 0xc0000005 NTSTATUS exception code - a memory access violation.

I see #1 problem = you are not updated with Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). Troubleshooting non-SP1 BSODs is futile.

Any particular reason SP1 non installed??

Let's see if we can determine why SP1 not installed yet. Please follow THESE instructions. Attach the resulting zip (or RAR) files to your next post.

I also took note of some old 3rd party drivers - one dated 2003.

Regards. . .




Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [D:\!!_Kernel_Dumps\x!Blade_Vista_04-14-09__jcgriff2__\Mini041409-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows Vista Kernel Version 6000 MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 6000.16754.x86fre.vista_gdr.080917-1612
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x81c00000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x81d08ad0
Debug session time: Tue Apr 14 06:22:02.797 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:11:47.563
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unload... Read more

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hi. My computer has recently started crashing and showing the blue screen of death when I use antivirus programs, reg mechanic, adawre...
The blue screen shows:
A problem has been detected & windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer.
if this screen appears again, follow these steps:
check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. if this is a new installation,ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates you might need.
If problems continue, disable or uninstall any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press f8 to select Advanced startup options, and then select safe mode.

Techincal information:

***STOP: 0X0000000A (oX00000166, 0X0000016, 0X000000000, 0X804E5433)

*** IdechnDr.sys - Address F75B8B74 base at F75b3000,DateStamp 3d99eac3

Beginning dump of physical memory
Dumping physical memory to disk: then the countdown

Facts about my computer: About 5 months ago, my computer would always crash just like now under the same circumstances. For a period of two months I stopped using my computer. I've been using my computer for a few months now and only now has it started crashing and freezing... It started when I used reg mechanic ... Read more

A:Blue screen of death problem when using antivirus programs

Well..... first thing you need to know about registry programs is that they are risky to use as you have experienced, i use glarysoft registry repair for my xp machine and it works perfectly. Registry Mechanic has been known to mess up vista based systems but really what doesnt mess up vista lol. Anyways you always have the option of reformatting your computer, that in my opinion is the easiest and that should solve the problem you were having 5 months aog. System Restore can also help just find a restore point before you were having all these problems. Lastly you can use the restore feature in registry mechanic to undo all the registry changes, i doubt this will work but it never hurts to try.

Let me know how it works out

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I frequently get the BSOD error when I try to enter sleep mode. I followed the BSOD posting instructions thread. I believe all the relevant information is attached, and my system specs were set using SystemInfo.exe. Thanks for your time.

A:Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Problem Sleep Mode

No DMP's included.
We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

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

The procedure:

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

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.

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okay i have a major problem on my pc and time is crucial being as i have a final paper due and i was just about finished writing it when all this happened. Okay to the best i can i will try to explain what has happened, all i know is that my brother downloaded a Gamescreen capture thing to take pics and video of w/e game your playing, he got it from Filehippo.com to my knowledge has always been a pretty upscale, legit, clean website. However he said when he went to start it he all the sudden got the BSOD and from then on it has just been a constant battle that hasnt stopped. everytime you go to let it start it makes it to the xp loading screen the flashes the BSOD and just freezes it doesnt restart it just stays there. However the BSOD has no adresss line which i though was odd. i have tried starting it in Debug mode, last known good configuration (all the modes that arent safe mode) and it freezes at the same place everytime and give the same message.

BUT..... in safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe mode with command prompt and directory service mode and they all start without a single problem. i also can get on (in all those modes) as my normal account and the administrator (by pussing CTRL+ALT+DEL twice then logging on) and that works as well but never will it make it to the normal login screen.

i tried first by disabling just about all the services which kinda helped uninstalling alot of crap and then disabling a bunch more stuff like the cd emulators and wha... Read more

A:Major problem!! BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH!!! Time is of the essence


Please boot into safe mode with networking and download the following file:

If the program reboots itself, boot back into safe mode even if normal mode now loads, so it will create a log:

Download ComboFix from one of the following locations:
Link 1
Link 2

VERY IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop

* IMPORTANT - Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link here Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
**Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.

Once the Microsoft ... Read more

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hello guys i found out last time that i almost fried my cpu for not having my heatsink and thermal paste over it thanx to God my proccessor stilll works, but now with this motherboard new video card and hard drive i cant get my pc to work>

turn on goes bios auto system monitor and evrything and then if i put my win xp cd in it gives me the ntdlr error but if i put the windows xp already intalled in my hard drive ready to start win xp it gives me the blue screen of death....

a little history about my pc....
last time i was getting blue screen of death and i noticed my motherboard had gone so i bought a new one and decided to buy a new hard drive and use my ati700x.

i am sure hd, mb, video card psu and processor work beause ive tried in my other pc.
iam gonna try memtest maybe its memory but i dont think so.....

A:PROBLEM: new hd, new mb, new videoc, still problem with the Blue screen of Death

That's normal behavior for a HD that already has XP installed on it (blue screen). As far as the NTLDR message is your bios set to boot from the cd drive?

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