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Microsoft update KB977165 linked to BSOD on some machines

Q: Microsoft update KB977165 linked to BSOD on some machines

It is unknown at this time why it's affecting some machines and not others but many users are experiencing BSODs with machines becoming unbootable after installing this update.

This workaround, which in effect uninstalls the update, is mostly quoted from here:

http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vistawu/thread/73cea559-ebbd-4274-96bc-e292b69f2fd1
Boot to the Recovery Console. For instructions on how to do that:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/307654

Once in the repair screen run these commands, pressing Enter after each one:

2. Type this command: CHDIR $NtUninstallKB977165$\spuninst

3. Type this command: BATCH spuninst.txt

4. Type this command: systemroot

Type this command: exit

It might be a good idea to set updates to notify and not download automatically so you can put this one on hold until an official fix comes out. Note you will need this update as it is critical so please don't postpone it indefinitely and be sure to get it once the problem is fixed.

In the meantime, you can get the protection this update was patching without installing the update by running this fix:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979682

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Preferred Solution: Microsoft update KB977165 linked to BSOD on some machines

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

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

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

A: Microsoft update KB977165 linked to BSOD on some machines

Update:

Here's the latest MS blog indicating that the TDSS (referred to as Alureon) rootkit was indeed the cause of the boot failure after applying this update.

http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/

Anyone who had this boot problem after installing the update and only uninstalled it to get their machines back to a bootable state should be sure to check for this rootkit. I suggest seeking assistance in the Malware Removal & HijackThis Logs forum.

Once the machine is clean you need to redownload the update in question or if you don't want to do that then apply the workaround mentioned in the first post (KB979682).

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It is unknown at this time why it's affecting some machines and not others but many users are experiencing BSODs with machines becoming unbootable after installing this update.

This workaround, which in effect uninstalls the update, is mostly quoted from here:

http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vistawu/thread/73cea559-ebbd-4274-96bc-e292b69f2fd1
Boot to the Recovery Console. For instructions on how to do that:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/307654

Once in the repair screen run these commands, pressing Enter after each one:

2. Type this command: CHDIR $NtUninstallKB977165$\spuninst

3. Type this command: BATCH spuninst.txt

4. Type this command: systemroot

Type this command: exit

It might be a good idea to set updates to notify and not download automatically so you can put this one on hold until an official fix comes out. Note you will need this update as it is critical so please don't postpone it indefinitely and be sure to get it once the problem is fixed.

In the meantime, you can get the protection this update was patching without installing the update by running this fix:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979682
 

A:Microsoft update KB977165 linked to BSOD on some machines

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Thanks to Cookiegal for keeping us up to date with this BSOD issue in this thread.

Now, considering the TDSS (Alureon) rootkit appears to be the cause of the BSOD I'm wondering if this particular "strain" of rootkit is new and are current "general" anti-virus and/or anti-spyware apps (Spybot, Ad-Aware, SUPERAntispyware, Malwarebytes, AVG, Antivir, Avast!, MSE, etc) are able to detect it. Or was this probably just a case of people not keeping their protective software current and in proper working order and the rootkit is not new but still deadly.

I've seen TDSS being identified as being detected by Spybot and a few other anti-malware apps.

Your thoughts or insights?

On a secondary note, I think it would be great for the Automatic Update process to be updated to make sure the base OS is "clean" *before* trying to update anything. I don't think it's a good idea for Automatic Update to try to deal with infection issues on its own but rather "loudly" alert the user to the detected "compromise" of the base operating system so the end user can get their system cleaned up FIRST and then apply the updates. The issue detected by Automatic Update might be the tip of a much larger iceberg.

Peace...
 

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...and my update logo on the task bar says it wants to d/l & install it again. This started from d/l a series of MS Security updates.

When I go to MS udates, my history shows that it was installed 6 times "succesfully"

How do I get out of this loop?

TIA, OneMug

A:[SOLVED] MS Update KB977165 installed 6 times...

I would check in control panel, add or remove programs and check the box top center to show updates.
IF that update is installed, remove it. Try to install it once again after removal.

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I just installed Windows 8 on my laptop to try it out. During the setup process I was asked to enter my Microsoft account details and as I do have files stored on Sky Drive I put in the same details. The problem is that the account I seem to have created refers to an old Hotmail address that I no longer use so all the contact links for example are very outdated. I see that it's not possible to change the email address on your Microsoft account.
Should I re-install W8 and set up a new Microsoft account, which means presumably no access to my Sky Drive files from that machine; or perhaps move all the files out (long process!). Or any better ideas?
I'm already not liking the way MS is trying to make me link into all its own stuff BTW, like Bing!

A:Old Microsoft Account - linked to email no longer used

Welcome to EightForums.

Take at those tutorials:
Microsoft Account - Change Email Address in Windows 8
User Account Name - Change in Windows 8
Microsoft Account Password - Change or Reset in Windows 8
Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 8
Microsoft Accounts - Allow or Block in Windows 8

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When trying to access Microsoft Outlook from my HP Printer scan program, while opening outlook, it continues to pop up the Internet Email Window. Server: imap.gmail.com, User Name: mine, Password:******. It doesn't matter what I enter, even the correct info as I know, and it continues to pop up, even though I say "OK". Also the opposite window pops up Server: smtp.gmail.com, User Name: mine, Password: ******. Why can't I get this to stop. I can't even continue typing a sentence because it pops up every few seconds. Help!
 

A:Trying to access Microsoft Outlook that is linked from my HP Printer scan program.

I assume you are using G-Mail for your email account or someone else that uses GoogleApps?
 

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Purchased new laptop loaded with Windows 10 Pro which cannot see the Windows server 2008 R2 or map a drive on network. Can see all the 32bit workstations running Windows 7.  Upgraded Windows 7 machine to Windows 10 with the same result except the
mapped drive on server still works.
Can anybody help me

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ok since yesterday the only thing i notice before i got the bsod was installing updates from microsoft. ever since then i have gotten the BSOD 3 -4 times now, not 100% sure if the updates were the cause of it, i even did a system restore twice thinking it would solve this issue. - pls help thx in advance
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There are no dump files in the attached zip. Please make sure you're following the instructions correctly.


Code:
Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Public:Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Public
Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Online Backup Public:Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Online Backup Public

I see that you have Microsoft Security Installed but you also have McAfee? It's a known cause to BSODs.

→ McAfee Removal Tool - McAfee Uninstaller

Run the system file checker to repair corrupted windows files.
→ SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Check for a newer version for your BIOS

Code:
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD ASUS P5N-D ACPI BIOS Revision 1001, 1/13/2009
Keep us posted

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Today, we have updated the Microsoft Edge Dev site with major fixes and new features, including Windows 10 virtual machines with Microsoft Edge and a faster, clearer platform roadmap. With these features, we are excited to remove the ?Beta? tag from Microsoft Edge Dev, and will be redirecting modern.ie to our new home.

Test your site in Microsoft Edge with free Windows 10 virtual machines

Windows 10 virtual machines are now available with the latest updates to Microsoft Edge and the underlying web platform. With this release, we have automated the process we use to create the virtual machines, so future updates will be available more quickly as the platform is updated. By popular demand, we?ll also be supporting new formats for VMs, starting with Vagrant boxes (with VirtualBox) and QEMU. You can expect to see these starting in the coming weeks.

We have also updated RemoteIE to use the latest Microsoft EdgeHTML rendering engine inside Internet Explorer, which gives a very similar rendering experience to testing inside Microsoft Edge. RemoteIE continues to leverage Azure RemoteApp to enable cloud-based testing across platforms without the need to download virtual machines. We are also continuing to work on making Microsoft Edge available via Azure RemoteApp and will provide further updates as we make progress.

Bug fixes and improvements

This release includes substantial improvements to accessibility, including improved markup to make the site and tools work better with ass... Read more

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Originally Posted by Brink


Source: Windows 10 virtual machines now available on Microsoft Edge Dev | Microsoft Edge Dev Blog


Download: Virtual Machine (VM), Windows Virtual PC Browserstack : Microsoft Edge Dev



Hi there

Great stuff -- I'll see if I can convert one to VMWARE format. I used QEMU years ago -- thought it had "Died the death" -- when VMPLAYER couldn't CREATE VM's but only PLAY them QEMU was a great free tool in being able to create new VM's for VMPLAYER to work with.

Edit -- VMWARE format IS available in the download. !!!!




Anyway I'll post results of messing around with this piece of software if I can get it to work.

And -- Ms have images as well as for Windows - but MAC and LINUX TOO !!!! So Ms does believe that there is life outside Windows.




Cheers
jimbo

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Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Virtual Machines

Microsoft has released new Windows 10 virtual machines on the Developer Center, providing us with an updated arsenal of tools to code without the need for a license.

Specifically, the new virtual machines, which are available in Hyper-V, Parallels, VirtualBox and VMWare versions, come with an evaluation license for Windows 10 Enterprise Anniversary Update that will expire on May 21 this year,.

The new evaluation pack includes the aforementioned Windows 10 image, as well as Visual Studio 2015 Community Update 3 (Build 14.0.25425.01), Windows developer SDK and tools (Build 14393), Microsoft Azure SDK for .NET (Build 2.9.6), Windows UWP samples (Feb 2017 Update), and Bash on Ubuntu on Windows.

The company is also offering a non-evaluation version of the Windows 10 image, but this requires a license for the operating system, so additional costs would be involved. The pack has approximately 20 GB in size, and completing the download takes some time, and so does installation.

The UWP effort
Microsoft?s pack of virtual machines and developer tools are specifically aimed at those who want to join the universal app platform effort and create apps that can run on all Windows 10 devices. This is actually part of Microsoft?s push to bring more developers to Windows 10, as it wants universal apps to address the lack of apps in the Windows Store and thus tackle more than just PCs at the same time.

?Start building Universal Wi... Read more

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Hi!!!

I have Windows Vista Enterpriser 64 bits Edition with 4 GB RAM. I Have
installed Visrtual Server R2 64 bits edition and then I?ve installed the
virtual machines of MOC 6451A- Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft
System Center Configuration Manager 2007. When Im trying to start a virtual
machine, i received the error "Not enough memory to start virtual machine".
That?s not true, because I?ve got 2,5 GB free. Anybody can help me?

I can?t specify the memory, because virtual server, for Microsoft Learning
Machines is only the engine. When I?ve finished the installing of the microsoft
virtual machines under C:\Program Files\Microsoft Learning\6451\Drives I can
see the *vmc and *vhd files and I have an executable file with name
"LauncherApplication.exe" inside of C:\Program Files\Microsoft
Learning\6451\Data that launch a Window of Microsoft Learning with a little
windows where I can see the name of the diferent machines with two buttons to
click in "Launch" or click on "Reset". I can reset the machines bacause the
machines are only for academic purposes. This is a characteristic of this
virtual machines and this work under my notebook with Windows XP SP3 or SP2
and 2 GB RAM, but not work under my other notebook with Windows Vista and 4
GB RAM. Under Windows XP when I click the "Launch" button to launch one
machine vmrc.exe start and the machine start but in Windows Vista a screen... Read more

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You may want to check, but on my Vista I don't see any new add-on and I don't even have C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack folder. http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2010...lbar-update.ars As part of its regular Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released an update for its various toolbars, and this update came with more than just documented fixes. The update also installs an add-on for Internet Explorer and an extension for Mozilla Firefox, both without the user's permission. As you can see in the Windows Update screenshot above, Microsoft does not indicate that the update will install anything for either browser. It's also not really clear what the installed extension actually does.

A:Microsoft hides mystery Firefox extension in toolbar update As part of its regular Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released an update...

Thanks Broni for the information. As for Firefox can't I just delete the extension. Let us all see which company gits back to B/C with some sort of answer.

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after the first anniversary update of windows 10 ,my dell xps 15 9550 notebook computer has become totally unstable.every day every 2 to 3 hours interval here is BSOD.i talked with mcrosoft's tech assistannt and tried to sort it out.they told me that it is the problem of driver or hardware.so i updated new driver of latest version but there was no good result.after that they told me to do "clean boot".but in clean boot i can use only 3 or 4 apps and in the long run BSOD.i am highly dissappointed and also broken heart that this is happening again and again.is there any solution for me ? right now i am using windows 8.1 instead of win10. my computer is working well now and here is no BSOD.i can not communicate with the english spoken dell tech assistant because i bought it from mainland china.whenever i try to contact,it redirects to chinese website and i can not understand chinese language.2 days back i have applied for service tag change for the country change in dell website.i am very very disappointed, very very disappointed.this is my dream computer but it has become my hallucination ....

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after the first anniversary update of windows 10 ,my dell xps 15 9550 notebook computer has become totally unstable.every day every 2 to 3 hours interval here is BSOD.i talked with mcrosoft's tech assistannt and tried to sort it out.they told me that it is the problem of driver or hardware.so i updated new driver of latest version but there was no good result.after that they told me to do "clean boot".but in clean boot i can use only 3 or 4 apps and in the long run BSOD.i am highly dissappointed and also broken heart that this is happening again and again.is there any solution for me ? right now i am using windows 8.1 instead of win10. my computer is working well now and here is no BSOD.i can not communicate with the english spoken dell tech assistant because i bought it from mainland china.whenever i try to contact,it redirects to chinese website and i can not understand chinese language.2 days back i have applied for service tag change for the country change in dell website.i am very very disappointed, very very disappointed.this is my dream computer but it has become my hallucination ....

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Hello,

Not sure if this is possible. Using DHCP or maybe even Group Policy. Can I set Outlook to automatically configure the exhange server settings? I would like not to have to go to 100 client machines to configure this.

Thanks,
Tony
 

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Hi, I have a mixture of Windows 7 and Windows 10 machines on my work network all Intel. Today they started to install the Microsoft Spectre Patch for Windows 7 KB4056894 and
Windows 10 KB4056892. All the computers the have installed on sart to display that the copy of Windows is not Genuine Windows, I reboot them and then it goes to the Windows Startup repair and t can repair the computer at all. Also the Reset feature in Windows
10 won't even reset. I've had to disable Microsoft Updates via GPO, but even when I did that it still installed! I've had to disable the Microsoft Update Service using GPO also to counteract this. It's turning in to nightmare, does any one have experience
with this as I need to advice so I don't has to go to all machines around my sites and re-image them. All help would be most appreciated.
Thanks

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Hi,
I have a bit of an annoying issue with excel and word 2007,
I have a Chart in excel, and the text on the horizontal axis is rotated 270 degrees,This Chart is linked to a Word document and when i do a manual update of the linked chart the text gets all messed up.

I've attached an examle of this issue.
Any one have an idea?
 

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I updated my Windows 8.1 but after the update finished, my computer would not reboot. After trying everything, i brought it a computer shop where they copied off my files to a temp drive and reloaded the operating system. When I got it back, the computer worked great, except all of my files are corrupted. I've found that inside every folder is a file called CredDB.CEF. Before the reloading of the OS, I had Dell Encryption loaded but not activated. In researching ways to fix my corruption problem, I came across multiple postings claiming the same file corruption problem and the appearance of the CredDB.CEF files.

I checked to see if Dell Encryption was still installed, but it is not. Does anyone know what these CredDB files do and whether they are the root of my problem, or have some suggestion to restore my files?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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Hi, I have a mixture of Windows 7 and Windows 10 machines on my work network all Intel. Today they started to install the Microsoft Spectre/Meltdown Patch for Windows 7 KB4056894
and Windows 10 KB4056892. All the computers the have installed it on startup they display that 'This copy of Windows is not a Genuine Copy of Windows', I rebooted that had the issue and then it goes to the Windows Startup repair and wont repair
the computer at all. Also the Reset feature in Windows 10 won't even reset. I've had to disable Microsoft Updates via GPO, but even when I did that it still installed! I've had to disable the Microsoft Update Service using GPO also to counteract this. It's
turning in to nightmare, does any one have experience with this as I need to advice so I don't has to go to all machines around my sites and re-image them. All help would be most appreciated.
Thanks

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Microsoft Releases December 2016 Windows Virtual Machines

Microsoft has just released new Windows 10 virtual machines that are available right now on the Windows Dev Center either with an evaluation license or as licensed products.
The evaluation version of these virtual machines can be used until April 8, 2017, and include Windows 10 Enterprise version 1607, Visual Studio 2015 Community Update 3, Windows developer SDK and tools, Microsoft Azure SD for .Net, Windows Bridge for iOS and samples, as well as Bash on Ubuntu on Windows.

On the other hand, the licensed virtual machines come with Windows 10 Pro version 1607 (Anniversary Update), but you obviously need a license to use them. For everyone else, the evaluation version is just fine because it comes with the same tools without the need for a license. Nevertheless, they expire after a while.

The virtual machines are available in Hyper-V, Parallels, VirtualBox and VMWare versions, and are obviously shipped in very large packages since they contain all of the above. The VMWare enterprise evaluation version, for example, has 21.7 GB in size.

?Start coding sooner with a virtual machine prepped for Windows 10 development. It has the latest versions of Windows, the developer tools, SDKs, and samples ready to go,? Microsoft explains on the Dev Center.

The purpose here is to empower developers with the necessary tools to build Universal Windows Platform apps easily, so hopefully more of them would download these virtual... Read more

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Hi Folks,

Be patient with me, I am not much of a Windows 7 guy. This morning my laptop notified me that I had a Windows security update, so I shutdown all of the applications and let it update. I am set up with auto-updates (yeah, I now know, not a great idea). So it went through its thing and then automatically rebooted. After it told me not to turn off the computer while it was updating, I waited and waited for what seemed to be a long time but might have been 15 minutes. I didn't turn it off and it started to come up, but then I got the BSOD. So I got the reboot screen and put it into safe mode and got the same BSOD. I went into the BIOS and did the Start-up test and it checked the memory, the hard disk, and both were fine. I thought, well OK, I had a repair CD, I will use it. I booted up with it and ran the disk repair, with the same results. I tried to recover from a previous recovery point, but it couldn't find any. With the recovery disk and selecting the command prompt, I can see the C: drive. As I can't get to the Start menu most of the fixes I have read will not work, so my question: is there a way from the command prompt to get rid of the update (revert to previous state), turn off automatic updates, and prevent the OS from installing the latest update?

Or do you know of a better way to approach this?

Thanks,
Glen

A:Microsoft Auto update then a BSOD and can't recover

How often does it BSOD in Safe Mode?

Although, technically your laptop is still bootable, this tutorial may give you some useful troubleshooting steps:Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Intel DX48BT2 MOBO (new 02/2010)
Intel E8500 processor (new 11/2009)
Crucial 4 GB memory kit (new 11/2009)
Western Digital 1TB HDD (new 11/2009)
Sapphire Radeon X850 graphics card (2005)
Plextor 716 DVDRW (2005)
Win XP Pro SP3

After serious virus problems and HDD failure in 10/2009, I purchased new MOBO (originally acquired DP45SG), processor, memory, and HDD in 11/2009.All software reloaded and nothing utilized/reacquired from previous HDD. All functioned well until 01/2010 when unable to enter BIOS and black screen of death. After back and forth with Intel, they provided warranty replacement MOBO (DP45SG). While reassembling computer, I noticed my processor was no longer shown as compatible with that MOBO. After several more back and forths with Intel they supplied replacement MOBO (DX48BT2). Reaasembled computer, did repair install of XP and all worked well for about 6 hours until I did a Win update with KB971468, KB972270, KB975560, KB975713, KB977165, KB977914, KB978037, KB978251, KB978262, and KB978706. After restart, I would get one second of a very dim XP logo and then restart would begin over and over.

Contacted TSF, Microsoft support and have been able to get computer functioning but they suggested I not reinstall KB977165 and contact this portion of TSF. I have also reinstalled all win updates as of 02/19, except KB977165.

Kaspersky TDSS rootkit tool found nothing.

Should I redo KB977165?

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Hi -

I don't see anything in those logs to suggest the machine is infected. As far as the gmer scans go, it could be that Norton was interfering, or that the Acronis disk hooks were causing some trouble. That said, the initial startup scan of gmer is typically enough to show the tdk3 rootkit if present. You've said Kaspersky's TDSSKiller found nothing. Both those are Good Things.

Let's run another tool to help rule it out.


Please download mbr.exe from here to your desktop.

Open NOTEPAD and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into it:


Code:
@echo off
mbr.exe -t
start mbr.log
del %0
Save this as peek.bat Choose to "Save type as - All Files" and save it next to mbr.exe
It should look like this:
Double click peek.bat to run it. It may take a few minutes. Post the log which should open.

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Hi guys.
I've had BSODs for about two years now, occuring probably two-three times monthly, sometimes with huge gaps, other times with more frequency. Never too bad. This June and July have been like 6 times per month though, and I am becoming more and more worried.

I think it started around the time my original Powercolor 7950 started overheating to 80C in BF4 and I RMA'd it. I toughed it out for awhile but I just started graduate school and cannot afford for this to suddenly crash on me anymore. ESPECIALLY during tests!

I figured yeah, I can see some driver failures, crashes, and DX stuff going on, so it must be the Powercolor Card sucking. I decided to upgrade to an R9 290X after selling a buttload of things. Worked fine for a week, and suddenly two BAD_POOL_HEADER errors.

I ran a memcheck, windows says my sticks are fine. Anyways, here is the full report on the computer, I'll include dxdiag stuff as well.

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1
RAM: Corsair 1866Mhz Vengeance 4x4GB (16GB) RAM (Set to 1866 in BIOS)
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4 Ghz (I was originally going to overclock, but then it was a year after I purchased and this started happening so I figured I might as well just ditch that idea)
Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77 V-LK LGA 1150
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO (Again, was going to overclock, now I just heat my room LOL)
OS Drive: Kingston HyperX 256 GB Solid State Drive (SATA III)
Storage: 1 TB WD Blue 7200 HDD (SATA III)
Optical: ASUS 24X DVD
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A:[BSOD] Several different BSODs but all seem to be linked

I'm beginning to think that, based on my layman googles, perhaps my uhh... "furthest" stick in the quad channel configuration is bad and once it begins utilization (ie during programs that can reach high memory usage) that is when it crashes. DXDIAG shows up as crashing thus because it is the program that tried accessing my faulty stick?

Am I completely illiterate as to how computers work or could this be the case? :)

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Desperate for some help here so let me try explain this better:

I have created a simple database using access. I have little knowledge of VB or SQL so have created the database using the WYSIWYG features incorporated in the programme.

Basically I have three tables called family, students and grades. [Family] is my primary table. [Students] is a linked table holding the information of individual students of each family. I then created an input form using [Family] and inbedding [students]. At this point everything works superbly. I can create a family record and then link specifc students to this family. From here I have created querries to filter the information according to my needs. Using the querries as a basis I have then developed reports which print the required info I need in the required layout.

Now I would like to create a new section using the same structure as above for new enrolments. These tables will have many of the same fields as the above. By linking the tables I can automatically replecate the information, however I only want to do this for specific records. In other words, only when the new enrolled family is finalised must a new family and student record be created.

Basically,by linking tables, this happens automatically. I want to bypass this and create a macro (I think) which will create a record on request only.

I hope I have explained this correctly.

Thanks
Cara
 

A:Solved: Access 2003 - update record to linked table on demand

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Hi,

I have tried to find this already but cant find much. If I have missed it please link me through.

Our situation:

Internal Domain: company.com.au
Old Mail Domain: companyemail.com.au
New Mail Domain: newcompanyemail.com.au

Our company went through a reband. We are at the moment keeping the same internal domain. We have updated the mail domain to use the newcompany.com.au domain. ActiveSync, OWA and alike however are still refering to email.companyemail.com.au

What are the steps that I need to work through to change this over to email.newcompanyemail.com.au? If it wasnt for ActiveSync I assume this is an easy change. Activesync worries me as if I change the certificate that Exchange uses for IIS will all current
clients that access it via the server URL of newcompanyemail.com.au break due to a certificate mismatch?

We are keeping all old companyemail.com.au DNS entries both public and internal.

Cheers,




Zac Avramides

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It's rumoured that Win 8.1 - Update 2, should be available sometime in August ...

A question ...

At home we have a Win 8.1 laptop (ASUS X54C), plus a Win 8.1 Desktop PC

Both machines currently run 8.1 64-bit Pro, with their own Microsoft key (... they are both legitimate / legal & registered OS's)

Here in South Africa, data is expensive, and slow .. (or at least it is in the small town I live in - my Max ADSL speed available is up to 4 Mbps). Our ADSL package from our monopolistic, Government-controlled, service provider is a capped service, and downloading the Windows 8.1. update 2, will put a serious dent in our monthly data allowance

So, my question this:
Is there a way I can download the upcoming update once only, say to a disc or USB, and then use it to update 2 different devices (i.e. the laptop, and the Desktop PC)?

A:Win 8.1 - Update 2 (One download to update 2 x machines?

Well Update 1 can be downloaded as a standalone update, so probably yes, but we will see.

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I'm getting that KB977165 issue that's gone around with that Windows security update. I've seen the fixes for Windows XP, but I'm using Vista, for which I haven't found a fix.

I've tried performing a system restore back to before I installed the update, then reinstalling the updates minus KB977165, but that's not pulling the trick.

The best I can do is to system restore and ignore Windows Update, but there are several other programs in my system that require a restart. Once this happens I get the BSOD again and am forced to system restore, putting me back at square one. I also think I lost all my restore points from before KB977165.

I have a Vista disc. Is there a fix using it similar to the one with XP?

Specific OS: Vista Home Premium
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4GHz
GPU: NVidia GeForce 8800
RAM: 3GB

A:KB977165 in Vista

The first thing to do is get rid of the rootkit that is causing the problem.

If you can get the system running, please follow the instructions here, and post the logs in a new thread in the malware removal section.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, please post the requested logs in the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum, not here.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Done everything that I know and still BSOD... STOP: 0x0000000A (0xF8A262C0, 0x...2, 0x...1, 0x804D9B68)XP Home, SP3Followed various fixes (including http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979682) but it still keeps coming back.... although not always when I boot - sometimes it is good for an hour?Just run ComboFix but report file is too much for me (attached) Would welcome a little hand holding if anyone can help? Driving me crazy - already spent 2 days and got nowhere and as ever, working on report I need to complete/email by end of March. Such is life?CheersDen PS Sorry posted this in 'introduction' as well by mistake. New to this.

A:All started with KB977165?

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. You can subscribe by clicking the Options box to the right of your topic title and selecting Track This Topic.Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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I have a Dell Laptop Studio 1537, about 14 months old, running Vista Home Premium, SP2. Last week after installing the MS patches, I got the BSOD. Vista automatically launched its boot recovery program and restored the computer, and then it booted. I loaded all the MS patches except KB977165, since I had read many bad things about it causing BSOD's. Now the computer is running but MSupdate keeps complaining about needing this one update.

I do have the original disks that came with the computer.

I read that only computers which are infected somehow are having this problem with KB977165. So I checked here and ran the suggested files. There is NO note of any problems but I would appreciate having someone more skilled than I to check it out. If it is not infected, why does it have the BSOD with KB977165?

Thanks in advance for the help.

DDS file
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DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Bill at 11:18:56.91 on Tue 02/16/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18882 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3066.1760 [GMT -5:00]

SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\AtService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
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A:KB977165 on Vista

Hi -

I don't see any sign in those logs that the machine is infected with the tdl3 rootkit.


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Vista automatically launched its boot recovery program




Startup Repair is one way to fix the tdl3 rootkit. Windows can at times replace the affected atapi.sys in this mode. It would explain why there's no sign in the log, and why you received the BSOD. For what it's worth, I've installed that update on several machines since the first reports were made, and have had no issues.

Let's run one more tool to help us rule it out.


Please download mbr.exe from here to your desktop.

Open NOTEPAD and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into it:


Code:
@echo off
mbr.exe -t
start mbr.log
del %0
Save this as peek.bat Choose to "Save type as - All Files" and save it next to mbr.exe
It should look like this:
Right click on peek.bat, select Run As Administrator, & allow it to run. It may take a few minutes. Post the log which should open.




As far as what to do about the remaining issue, if you install the update and it BSODs again, see this MS blog

http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archiv...-ms10-015.aspx

While your machine is not unbootable, they may have better answers for you.


Quote:




This can be a difficult issue to solve once a computer is in an un-bootable state so we encourage customers who feel they have been impacted by this to contact our Customer Service and S... Read more

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Hi All,

Specs:
Lenovo Z500
Windows 8 x64
i5
6GM RAM
NVIDIA Geforce GT 635M

My laptop has become unusable - extremely sluggish, failed to open a program then opens 4 due to additional requests, mouse lag, task manager takes forever to load, various instances of 100% CPU/MEMORY/DISK usage etc etc

Initially i believed this to be an issue with my GPU drivers so i tried updating them numerous times (many times the installer would fail) - this would then result in BSOD.

I have tried a full reinstall of windows (Took 36 hours due to a cycling of installing updates, failed to configure, reverting changes, installing updates...)

All seemed well with the reinstall until i booted to safemode and installed the latest NVIDIA drivers for my GPU - this resulted in a cycle of BSOD (DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION) which was only broken by entering safe mode and removing the drivers with Display Driver Uninstaller.

Attached my Zip file.

Thank you for any help!

SCOTTSPC-21_08_2015__91211_64.zip

A:BSOD - DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION - seems to be linked to GPU

Hi BoSelecta75,

Welcome to the 8forums.
You're not wrong at what you thought.
The cause is a driver from Nvidia named the nvlddmkm.sys (Nvidia Video driver)

Code:
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys


But, this driver shouldn't be the cause as they are pretty well updated, or there is somewhere a bug?

Code:
0: kd> lmvm nvlddmkmstart end module name
fffff880`04a81000 fffff880`0555a000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Fri Aug 07 05:22:42 2015 (55C42482)
CheckSum: 00A99ABC
ImageSize: 00AD9000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4


Try the solution posted in this thread from Nvidia for a possible solution.
Let me know if it helped or if you have any new bluescreens

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Hello, I am using a three-ish year-old laptop (Gateway MD2419u) and have not, until a couple of days ago, used an SD Card in it at all. I bought an SD Card recently and decided to start storing files on it, but my computer has been Blue Screening on me, only when the card is plugged in. As it's only been a few days, I can't be sure that the SD Card is the issue, but I suspect that it is. I hope that I post this properly, as it's my first time on this site. Thank you very much for any help provided.

A:BSOD, nearly certainly linked to SD Card usage.

All your dumps are consistent of this error:

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8002467050, fffff80000b9c518, fffffa80023b6e10}

Probably caused by : disk.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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0: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time (usually 10 minutes).
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa8002467050, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff80000b9c518, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
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Hello guys, been gettin BSOD when gaming, i downloaded some freeware and it said it was caused by driver ntoskrnl.exe. Now i'm no PC expert so have no idea what this is, from googling i have a basic understanding of what it is but i have no idea how to go about fixing it, so, could some kind person here please look into it. The system message was:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF80002AF9441
BCP3: FFFFF88008C91FA0
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\031010-21933-01.dmp
C:\Users\Tom\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-36722-0.sysdata.xml

If you require some dump files from me i can post them up, just ask :).

Thanks a lot.

A:BSOD Problem linked to ntoskrnl.exe

Yes, please post the dump files, and also please tell us everything that you can find out about your computer's hardware, such as:
- Name/Brand/Model of computer
- Motherboard type
- CPU type
- RAM (memory) size and type
- Power Supply size and type
- Video (Graphics) card type/model number
- Hard Disk size/type/brand
- anything else, that may help us with diagnosing your problem

Thanks, and Best regards,
Art

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Hey

I'm currently running Windows Vista and have had a problem with an intermittent BSOD which seemed to occur fairly randomly. Anyway, I recently installed Spotify and now it happens every time Spotify is running, usually about 15 minutes or so after I start the program.

I'm fairly sure this is a hardware or driver error and I've got all of the relevant dump files in a folder, but have no idea how to debug them or upload them. I'm looking for help with the cause.

Thanks, Mark
 

A:BSOD Error Linked to Spotify

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.

This might point us to a non Microsoft driver causing the error, if one exists for it.
 

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Hello All,

I've been getting consistent BSODs while trying to start Windows Virtual PC (not Microsoft Virtual PC 2007) machines on my computer. I've tried various driver updates and a bios update and several system restores along the way, but to no avail. In the attached dump files, the last two crashes are from trying to start virtual machines, the most recent one is when I try to start a newly created vmcx, and the one before it is when I try to start/create the windows xp mode virtual machine. The errors are very consistent and happen every time at the exact same time. My setup:

Windows 7 Professional x64
i5-2500k CPU
ASROCK P67 Extreme4 with Bios v2.1
2x4GB RAM
c300 solid state 128MB OS drive
1TB samsung spinpoint data drive
ATI Radeon 4800 graphics card

I've never tried posting to a forum before, but I'm at my wit's end on this one and the people here seem to be quite knowledgeable and helpful. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!
Shaun

A:BSOD Starting Windows Virtual PC Machines (any machine, always bsod)

  
Quote: Originally Posted by seantomas


Hello All,

I've been getting consistent BSODs while trying to start Windows Virtual PC (not Microsoft Virtual PC 2007) machines on my computer. I've tried various driver updates and a bios update and several system restores along the way, but to no avail. In the attached dump files, the last two crashes are from trying to start virtual machines, the most recent one is when I try to start a newly created vmcx, and the one before it is when I try to start/create the windows xp mode virtual machine. The errors are very consistent and happen every time at the exact same time. My setup:

Windows 7 Professional x64
i5-2500k CPU
ASROCK P67 Extreme4 with Bios v2.1
2x4GB RAM
c300 solid state 128MB OS drive
1TB samsung spinpoint data drive
ATI Radeon 4800 graphics card

I've never tried posting to a forum before, but I'm at my wit's end on this one and the people here seem to be quite knowledgeable and helpful. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!
Shaun


These were caused by a memory exception. Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.
1-Memtest.

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

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

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad ... Read more

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I have a new laptop with Windows XP SP2 on it, IE6 (though I use Firefox, not IE), and MS Office 2003 Student Edition. The latest update that popped up as "high priority" from Windows Update is this GDI+ Detection Tool (KB873374).

It sounds like you have to install it then run it and then visit MS Office website to check for updates...? Is this worth doing? Can it cause more problems than it will help? (I thought I've read about issues when updating MS Office with security patches...? And that you have to download yet something else to even check for Office security updates...?)

Or do Office security updates come through Windows Update, and I don't need to worry about this? (But if that's the case, then why even have this GDI+ thing available?)

I'm always worried about ending up with a bunch of conflicts with other programs like AVG, ZA, AutoGK, DVDShrink, etc. And I'm always hesitant to install something that has to run on my system.

I've got AVG and ZA, keep both up to date, and I have Automatic Updates turned on just to let me know when there's a critical update (so I don't have to visit the Windows Update site to get updates).

I was thinking I would only do the updates to Office that come through Automatic Updates and not worry about any others...

Also, what's the difference between Microsoft Update and Windows Update? Is it better to have Microsoft Update, or does that have its own set of problems associated with it? (A... Read more

A:Questions About Microsoft Gdi+ Detection Tool & Microsoft Update Vs. Windows Update

Well to start off the difference between windows update and microsoft update is as follows. Windows update is what originally comes with the computer and only updates the windows platform. If you choose to upgrade to the microsoft update it will check all of your microsoft programs for updates.
As far as going to the office website for updates... unless you want to install non-critical updates to your office suite then you shouldn't have to at all. Finally - that GDI+ detection tool is the little program microsoft uses to scan your computer for any of their products - that is if you use microsoft update and not the original windows update.
So if you like your computer to maintain critical updates by itself for the microsoft programs than yes use microsoft update and yes install the GDI+ decection tools.

Hope this helps you out!

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Since I couldn't post in the same thread as wlopatin who's having this same problem I'm starting my own thread as originally planned.

KB977165 is causing my Vista 32bit desktop to blue screen upon bootup, forcing me into system restore every time.

OS: Vista Home Premium 32bit
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4GHz
GPU: GeForce 8800GT
RAM: 3GB

I do have access to a Vista install CD.

I've run the computer scans as instructed. However, after running gmer, Windows Explorer became so slow as to be unrunnable and I was forced to restart, bringing me to another blue screen and system restore. Furthermore, my scheduled checkpoints are starting to erase restore points from before the KB977165 update, so by the time you read this I might not have any way to properly boot up Windows.

Here are is the data:


DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Daniel at 16:20:29.72 on Tue 02/16/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18882
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3069.1444 [GMT -5:00]

SP: Windows Defender *disabled* (Outdated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system... Read more

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Hi,

Does anyone know how Windows 10 can perform Win Updates from machines in the LAN? I have never seen a Windows Update that does not download things from the Internet. ( the Internet Port on my switch is always blinking when a Windows Update download is in progress ) I have tried starting the 3 Peer services in services.msc on all local machines, but that made no difference. Disconnecting the switch from the router actually makes the machine being updated throw up an error message saying it can't access the download server. Of course I made sure that only 1 machine in the LAN falls behind schedule in updating, hoping that I would find out a way to make the download work solely over the LAN.

Edit. Maybe the reason it doesn't download over the LAN is because my machines have the network set to public. I wil test that the next month.
 

A:Windows Update from Local Win 10 Machines

Have you set updates for such
Advanced settings on updates
More than one place
Local Network

So Windows settings on Microsoft flag
updates and security
windows updates
advanced options on right of window
choose how updates are delivered
turn on updates from more than one place
select below PCs on my local network
 

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Will monthly update install for machines yet to install the Win 10 anniversary update?

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Currently I have Win8 Pro in a VM on my main PC, and even though it is a brand-new install without any other apps (I actually haven't installed any other software on it), I've had several updates fail to install. I've noticed a fair few people here with consistent update problems so I'm wondering if this is a Win8 issue rather than a freak occurrence (I can't remember ever seeing Windows Update issues on a brand-new install). Looking at the update history, 80% of updates have failed to install since day 1.

Is anyone aware of whether Win8 will fail to install updates if the licence hasn't been activated yet? I'm wondering because if it is stupid enough to seemingly allow changing the wallpaper the Win7 way but then not actually changing the wallpaper, yet if one uses the new method through the 'charms' bar (what a stupid name), it says "you can't do this until you've activated Windows".

The first machine I tried Win8 on was my parents' old machine. The default GeForce driver wouldn't work properly with DVI, nor did the update (the machine would try to use the VGA only sometimes and class the DVI connection as some weird TV composite connection), which was a serious problem, but I gave up on Win8 on their machine completely when I also had a string of updates which consistently wouldn't install. For theirs I had to go to Vista which they're happy with.

The other weird thing with my parents' machine on Win8 was that updates would fail to install but then the up... Read more

A:Windows Update problems on two machines

Hello Mike,

You could activate Windows 8 as a test to see.

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I have had my S415 Touch Ideapad for a long time - I used to experience random reboots and BSOD every few days but since Windows 10 have experienced these at an increasing rate, now several times per day. After posting on the Windows 10 forum, they advised me to run verifier, which highlighted an issue with lhdx64.sys I have found others that have problems with this, and it may be associated with RapidDrive.  There was a RapidDrive uninstall program here, which I ran but my system would not restart after that - just a black screen.  I have now restored it but I neeed to know what this driver is and how to fix my issue.

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Hello

Since I purchased the components for my current PC over 18 months ago, I've usually had some kind of BSOD rebooting problem. Sometimes it's more frequent than others.

However, I recently grew tired of the problem and thought a disk format and re-install of windows XP SP2 would help. And it did! The PC was then infected by a rootkit virus, which I believe I managed to remove and I've since posted on these forums to check if it's clean (it is). But since getting the rootkit, the BSOD rebooting issues has resurfaced again, although this could be pure coincidence.

Prior to re-installing windows XP, I installed 'NirSoft BlueScreenView' so I could see the contents of the blue screen and ntoskrnl.exe always seemed to be present. I've noticed that this is the same once again.

Can anyone suggest what may be wrong?

A:Random BSOD reboots - linked to ntoskrnl.exe maybe?

Ntoskrnl.exe is a key Windows component and is often cited as the scene of the crime (IMO), rather than as the criminal.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ntoskrnl.exeIn BlueScreenView...Edit/Select All...then File/Save Selected Items.Save the report as BSOD.txt.Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content and paste it into your next reply.Louis

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Greetings,

...and thanks in advance for the support.

My PC is custom and I built it up a few years ago; it's been like a rock until a few months ago. I started to get a few BSODs, so I tried rolling back Windows - that didn't help. I tracked things to some memory issues, so I ran Memtest86+ and found one stick with a few errors on Test #8. Rather than take a chance I just replaced the memory with 4 new 2GB Corsair sticks - I tested each of the new sticks with Memtest before installing and they all passed. I thought I had the problem licked until I got another BSOD. Using BlueScreenView the fault is either a '0A' or a '50' almost always traced to ntoskrnl.exe. I tried to search for typical causes and did things like turn off Firewire in BIOS, remove some software people suggested were problematic, etc. - no change. The BSODs seem to occur when the PC has been running awhile. If I leave the PC running all night about 1/2 the time I'll wake up to a BSOD. Finally I bit the bullet and reloaded Windows 7 Pro 64 and all my software for a fresh start- a major pain, but I was getting desperate. A few days later and another BSOD. I'm getting nervous that this is a hardware problem. This PC is not overclocked and runs cool, and I can't find any evidence of a board problem. Power supply checks out perfectly. So I'm about out of ideas and could use a hand.

I've attached a snippet from BlueScreenView and the ZIP file from the diagnostic tool.

Cheers,
TY

A:BSOD Random but Linked to NTOSKRNL Failure

ntkrnlmp.exe is not the reason behind the BSOD but it is the kernel on which the crash takes place. When the crash dump recording mechanism fails to detect any reason behind the BSOD, it blames the kernel itself. As it happens with you.

Code:
BugCheck 50, {fffff80022ee91af, 8, fffff80022ee91af, 2}
Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+448c6 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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A stop ox50 BSOD is PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA. As per Carrona.org,





Quote:
Usual causes: Defective hardware (particularly memory - but not just RAM), Faulty system service, Antivirus, Device driver, NTFS corruption, BIOS


Your BIOS is very old.

Code:
BiosVersion = 2301
BiosReleaseDate = 07/10/2009
But it is the latest one.

Let us check the other possibilities, one by one.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors. How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest86+ for at least 8 consecutive passes.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

If it does not show any error, enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers. Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.



   Information
Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefull... Read more

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Ok, this is my first time here, so I hope I have done everything right. Attached is the zip file from the SF diag tool. In it are the errors for 3 crash dumps.

Here is my story: I've always got blue screens since I built this computer about 8 months ago. It was very rare, we are talking less than once a month rare, when I am on the computer using it 10+ hours a day. About a month ago, I started BSODing much more often, and a few weeks ago, it happened 3 times in one day. I did some mild diagnostics on it using my own knowledge, and couldn't seem to come up with an answer, so I rage reformatted. The blue screens have definitely calmed down, but I have still gotten 3 in the last 2 weeks. I am not at all computer illiterate, but I have very little experience with diagnosing random BSOD crashes, so I come here seeking help.

There are a few things that may or may not be related to the crashing, and I'll list them here:

1.) About 50%-75% of the time I BSOD, right before it happens I click something in Chrome. I've always used Chrome and I've never noticed this happening before, until about a month ago. Also, about 50%-75% of the time it crashes when I do something in Chrome, the "something" I am doing is closing it.

2.) My headset (the USB audio device) has been acting funny lately. Sometimes randomly disconnecting, or saved sound settings resetting. It doesn't seem like it might be an issue, but maybe worth noting.

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A:Random BSOD possibly linked to Chrome

Hi MoosterB.

Install Service pack 1 and all other windows updates. Otherwise the system will remain vulnerable to threats.

Code:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (8 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack and Update Center - Microsoft Windows

Report back for any further BSODs.

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Hello,
 
Been having trouble with blue screens while streaming videos through chrome. I put my dumps on skydrive so if anyone could take a look thatd be great! Any help is much appreciated.
 
Thanks!
 
https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=F241D3D0842C12EF!325&authkey=!AK-xEaqRwR_NK7g
 

A:BSOD while streaming videos. (dumps linked)

Hi
 
Welcome to the bleeping computer forum 
 
Your issue seems to be caused by e1q62x64.sys which is part of the Intel Ethernet controller driver. 

Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\e1q62x64.sys
Image name: e1q62x64.sys
Timestamp: Fri Jul 09 03:37:00 2010 (4C364C04)
Ethernet driver is from 2010 and it is fairly outdated. Download the latest version of Intel Ethernet driver from this site. You can find the exact model number of your LAN from device manager.
 
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/default.aspx
 
 
Now uninstall the Intel Ethernet driver from Control Panel -->Programs and features. Restart the system and install the latest driver downloaded from Intel site. 
 
Also you system is missing service pack 1. It is mandatory for stable operation of the computer. Obtain SP1 from the below link.
 
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows7/install-windows-7-service-pack-1

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Hi All,
 
Got a rather nagging issue here that drives my crazy - and after investigating for days I am pretty much stuck:
 
The machine usually runs like a charm but since some time (no idea when it started) I can't access any USB Drive anymore after I had the VirtualBox VM Manager opened (no need to start any VM).
The USB Device is simply not recognised anymore.
 
If I then restart (not having had VBox VM Manager opened USB Drives are found as I would expect them to be) the PC it takes ages (~ 10 Minutes) which usually ends up in a BSOD.
Based from what I found until now I'd understand this to be linked to the USBHUB3.sys - nevertheless comparing the versions with the installation on my previous PC they seem to be identical - so I doubt it's indeed USBHUB3.sys that causes issues.
 
BSOD tells something like "Driver Power State Failure" - but removing all Energy saving settings from USB-HUB Devices as well as in the energy settings didn't help either.
 
I also tried to update every Firmware and potentially outdated driver that I could think of - but didn't change anything either... 
 
As mentioned otherwise the machine is running pretty smoothly, so going into a reinstallation from scratch is something I'd really like to avoid.
 
Last but not least 2 comments:
 
1.) I removed my last name from EvtxAppDump.txt and EvtxSysDump.txt - as the related information is available public - thanks for youor understanding...
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A:BSOD after reboot/shutdown (linked to USB drive and Virtualbox)

Tablets are difficult to fix, and most times the "fix" is to reinstall the OS (as most data is uploaded to the cloud on these kinds of devices)..Are there any particular reasons for not wanting to reinstall the OS?In general, due to the limitations of tablets, some of the diagnostics are difficult to perform.  With that, we then suggest a wipe and "clean" reinstall of Windows as a diagnostic tool. Your UEFI/BIOS (version 3504) dates from June of 2017.  Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any UEFI/BIOS updates available for your system.  This is just in case there has been a more recent update.FYI - W8 and W10 communicate more with the UEFI/BIOS than previous versions of Windows, so it's important to ensure that the UEFI/BIOS is kept up to date (and that outdated UEFI/BIOS' may be the cause of some compatibility issues).Although you appear to have a reasonable number of Windows Update hotfixes for this version of your OS, please double check for any new Windows Updates.  It only takes one update to cause a problem, so it's essential that you have all of them.  The actual number is not important.  Rather it's important that you checked manually, installed any available updates, and didn't experience any errors when checking or updating.The WER section of the MSINFO32 report shows more Live Kernel Events than BSOD's.  This could be a sign of a hardware problem.Please start with these free hardware diagnostics:... Read more

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