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"Special Pool Detected Memory Corruption"

Q: "Special Pool Detected Memory Corruption"

I've been receiving a blue screen of death every once in a while, and on the blue screen it states "Special Pool Detected Memory Corruption", among other things. Any ideas on how to get rid of this? I have Windows XP. Let me know if I need to post more info.


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Preferred Solution: "Special Pool Detected Memory Corruption"

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Hi, trying to be quick before I BSOD again.

Recently had problems getting multiple BSODs, even though I haven't changed any hardware.

I got the aforementioned BSOD error and ran verifier to see the driver problem.

spqp.sys is the only one that came up that wasn't loaded it said "never loaded". I did a Windows Search for it and could not find it.

I don't know what to do know. Thanks in advance.

A:Special Pool detected memory corruption

Can you access the hard drive long enough to get a hold of the contents of the C:\Windows\Minidump folder? If so, zip it up and upload it to your next post.

What settings did you use when running Driver Verifier?

If the spqp.sys file was never loaded, then it's not likely to be a current problem. But a google for it doesn't reveal any results - which makes it suspicious IMO. Try posting over in the Malware forum for assistance: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/

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W/7 SP1 64 bit 6GB RAM. I had a power outage and I'm now getting the above message BSOD. I have booted with a boot disc and ran chkdsk /R it found a few errors, I booted into Safe Mode once and that worked, but I decided to run Check Disk again, now it won't boot anymore. It won't boot into Safe Mode, stopping at C:\windows\system32\drivers\disk.sys. Check Disk starts at every bootup. From the boot disc in Command Prompt I ran FSUTIL Dirty Query, the results is Drive is not Dirty. I ran Memtest and the Windows Memory test, RAM tests Fine. I booted off W/7 DVD and try Startup Repair. It said this disc cannot repair volume. From the boot disc I tried to run Driver Verifier, it said it was not a Valid Windows 32 application. Not sure if this has anything to do with it, but I have 4 HDD's and when booting from the Windows 7 DVD or Boot disc, it lists the Windows Volume is Drive G: with Drive C: as the System Reserve. When the computer boots into Windows, the Windows Volume is C: I cannot boot into the computer to run diagnostic mode. I cannot scan for Malware, I cannot update drivers as I can't boot in. Not sure what else I can try before I re-install.

A:Special Pool Detected Memory Corruption

Try disconnecting the drives that do not have the Windows install and see if it's Id'd as the C drive almost sounds like MBR corruption?

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I've been having lots of BSOD's and not been able to track down the issue.

Tried driver verifier and mem test on each ram stick but no issues.

Files attached. If anyone has any ideas I would be very grateful.


A:BSOD's - mostly special pool detected memory corruption

opps forgot specs:

OS- win 7 64
CPU - Intel i7-920
RAM - 6gb G.skill ripjaws
BOARD - Gigabyte ex58 ud3r
PSU - Corsair tx650
GFX - Ati 5770 HD 1GB PCI VaporX
HD - raid 0: 2 x Barracuda 7200.12 500GB S300


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Im getting this BSOD lately when im playing games, browsing on the internet and generaly by using the pc.
This is the report i have found in the event viewer:
- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-02-08T17:11:27.060002800Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
- <EventData>
<Data Name="BugcheckCode">193</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0xfffff98010ff6f60</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0xfffff98010ff6059</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0xab40a8</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x23</Data>
<Data Name="SleepInProgress">false</Data>
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A:BSOD special pool detected memory corruption

Please upload your full reports:http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html


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Today I installed my new SSD, and installed windows 8.1.  It worked for the first 3 hours, until I got the special pool detected memory corruption BSOD.  I looked at other forums, and  I did the Memtest, and it didn't work.  It started happening when I got my ssd, anyone have any ideas how to fix this?
EDIT: I fixed the problem

A:special pool detected memory corruption BSOD

Could you let us know what you did?
It'll help others who come looking for help with a similar problem.

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Dear Tech Support,

I think my computer has serious problems. I don't know what is wrong with it because it is very fast and works very good. But something it just crashes out of the blue and gives me BSOD. Mostly the BSOD is Memory Management or IRQL not less or equal.

I have followed your BSOD Posting Instructions. The OS on this computer is Windows 7 (32 bit), before I had Windows Vista as standard OS on it. The computer is approximately 4 years old, with "Intel (R) Core? 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz 2.40 GHz" processor and 3 GB RAM Memory. I also have the output folder and perfmon file attachted to this thread.

Thanks in advance!

A:BSOD - Special pool detected memory corruption

I don't see any crashdumps. You aren't using any "cleaning" software are you? The problem with them is they'll clean up crashdumps, which we need to analyze (plus most of them can end up being harmful).

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Hello, I have been trying for about a week now to fix the constant BSODs I have been getting with the error code with the most common error code of "Special Pool Detected Memory Corruption". A few details before the specs:
Never had BSODs before I recently upgraded the hardware on my computer
Had installed Win10 before I had upgraded any hardware without any issues
The only piece of hardware I did not upgrade was my PSU unless you count not upgrading my HDD
BSOD usually happen when I try to install something large like a game; rarely will happen randomly, but mostly will happen when installing something
Intel i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz 
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz C15
GTX 1060 6GB 192-bit GDDR5
ASUS Prime Z270-P
Thermaltake SP-750M Smart M Series 750W (like I said this is the oldest part, but unless I missed something should be adequate for now)
Win10, x64, Version 1709, Build 16299.192
I attached the Sysnative file as well, if I can give any more information just let me know, thanks.

A:Special Pool Detected Memory Corruption BSOD

Sysnative not attached
I'd suggest also checking over in the General Security forums for your status with the Spectre/Meltdown updates.
They can cause problems with booting and/or BSOD's - but I'm not familiar with the details on them.
Here's a link to the General Security forums:  https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/45/general-security/

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For the past few days, I've been experiencing random BSODs. The computer can be idle and still do it. I've already ran memtest to see if my memory were faulty. I did test them one at a time to be make sure and neither have any problems.

Vista Ultimate 32
AMD Athlon X2 6400+
4.00 GB Ram
BFG 8800 GTX
Three hard drives

The BSOD error shows the following:
0x000000c1, (0xba41ef78, 0xba41eb04, 0x0083408c, 0x00000032)

I also looked into the event viewer and these showed up as an error:
Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected.

Log Name: System
Source: EventLog
Date: 8/13/2009 3:45:43 AM
Event ID: 6008
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: ToNiX
The previous system shutdown at 2:41:18 AM on 8/13/2009 was unexpected.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<Provider Name="EventLog" />
<EventID Qualifiers="32768">6008</EventID>
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A:BSOD - Special pool memory corruption

This is (most likely) a malware issue or a corrupted driver IMO. This is also a Driver Verifier enabled minidump - please include information such as this in future posts. Please describe, in detail, what you've attempted to do to fix the issue - including links to any other online work.

Also, it's not usually sufficient to diagnose a Blue Screen issue from just one mini-dump - so please include all minidumps when posting here.

Please post over in the malware forums to ensure that your system is clean. The reason for this is the unidentified driver apx1gadg.SYS The forums are located here: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/

Once assured that you're clean, then try this:

Check to see if you have a program called Counter Spy installed. If so, uninstall it (making sure that you have other protection available if that's the only one you have on your system). The BSOD points to sbapifs.sys - a component of Counter Spy.

Finally, once you've accomplished all of this, ENSURE that you've turned Driver Verifier off. Leaving it on will make the system more unstable.

Here's the analysis:

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

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\FUBAR-RC1-Desktop\TempDUMP\DATA\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... Read more

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Hello guys, the last week I've been strugling with these nasty BSODs. At first I thought it was my HDDs as ntoskrn.exe somewhat hinted towards that from googling it. My HDDs have been causing a lot of trouble earlier as well due to their somewhat long years of service. However, I've recently reformated my computer and installed W7 on a brand new Corsair Force GT 120GB SSD hoping the BSODs would go away, they didn't.

I googled BSOD and I stumbled upon this forum and I thought I'd give it a try. I'm somewhat desperate, as I need my computer working for both work, school and amusement.

I've been trying to run Memtest in order to test my memory but without any results. I'm also currently running on only on 4GB chip instead of two, to see if the problem still exists. Also, without any results.

This is the second time I'm writing this thread btw, I was just about to post it and my PC crashed.

Here is my two logs + dxdiag (last crash didn't generate a log oddly enough).

Here is additional hardware/gear that I use:

Razer Megalodon 7.1 Headset
Razer Naga
Logitech G19
Logitech C920 (Webcam)
Corsair 750W PSU

My temperatures are also good. Both CPU and MB idles at around ~25. GPU's all good too. I'm also using a Corsair 650D chassi with dustfilters at both air-income so dust is minimal. On top off this, I use airpressure to clean away dust somewhat regularly and I also did exactly this 2 days ago when I reinstalled the pc.
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A:BSOD - "Memory management", "Bad pool header", "ntoskrnl.exe"

Are you over-clocking? Is the bios set to its defaults? Is the SSD set on a SATA 3 port in AHCI mode?

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Hi all,

I have a long history of BSOD's with this computer during startup but I eventually discovered (also with the help of this forum) that they were caused by my DeathAdder mouse. BSOD's during startup have vanished.

Instead, they have been replaced with BSOD's during the use of Skype, Microsoft Word, LOTRO or anything else I might have running. There's no pattern that I can discern except the BSOD's originate under the Special Pool flag. I have previously turned on Driver Verifier to help get some additional detail in my dump files.

At this point, the best I can tell the BSODs point to my Webcam and NVIDIA drivers both of which are absolutely current and have been so for some time. I've reached the point where I need some assistance from someone with a lot more expertise in parsing out system info.

Thanks in advance for the help!

A:Random "Special Pool" BSOD's During General Use

Your reports seem to point to your webcam. Go to the corporate website and update the driver
Lvrs64.sys file descriptionProductname:Logitech Webcam Software Description:Logitech Kernel Audio Improvement Filter Driver Company:Logitech Inc.
If the drivers are current as you say, try to roll them back.

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Im always getting this BSOD error. Please help me identify the driver that is causing it.
Minidumps attached.

A:special pool detected memory corrupt BSOD

Quote: Originally Posted by ceril

Im always getting this BSOD error. Please help me identify the driver that is causing it.
Minidumps attached.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

2-Driver verifier

I'd suggest that you first backup your data and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

In Windows 7 you can make a Startup Repair disk by going to Start....All Programs...Maintenance...Create a System Repair Disc - wit... Read more

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Hi, I recently put together a new computer with parts from newegg, and when I attempt to start it up, my debug LED reads "53" which, according to the manual, indicates a memory initialization error (no usable memory detected).

My system:

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K

Motherboard: ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus

PSU: Thermaltake Toughpower XT TPX-775M 775W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.91

Video Card: EVGA 012-P3-1571-KR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16Click to expand...

Things I have tried:

1. So, I installed the whole thing, LEDs light up, fans whirring, all that. Just no POST.
2. I followed this guide to try and solve my problem, to no avail: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-perform-steps-posting-boot-video-problems
3. Currently, I have everything taken out of the case with only the motherboard, CPU, HSF, and PSU hooked up.
4. I have tried both sticks of RAM seperately in each slot.
5. I have tried resetting the CMOS.
6. I was careful to constantly touch the grounded PSU before I touched sensitive pieces.
7. I made sure all connections were secure, and everything was in its proper place.

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A:Can't POST, "Memory initialization error. No usable memory detected"

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Hi, I am having a problem with my newer computer, I just got this rig a few months ago and never had a problem until last Thursday. It Blue Screened on me while I was installing ARC GIS 10.1. From then on it randomly crashes. (I have previously installed ARC GIS 10 and never had a problem.)

I keep things updated (windows and drivers) and I do think windows forced through an update earlier that day. I un installed ARC GIS 10.1 and the windows update, didn't make any difference. I have also ran the Windows Mem test and Auslogic BoostSpeed/ Registry repair. I keep getting "Bad Pool Header" and "Page In Nonpage Area" and I can't seem to find something that triggers it. So far it hasn't crashed in Safe Mode without network access. I tried it once with access and it crashed. Currently have windows checking the drives for errors ( I have 4).

I think I attached the proper dump files. This is my work computer so this is kind of causing a big problem. Thanks in advanced for the help!!

A:BSOD "Bad Pool Header" and "Page In Nonpage Area" Runs in Safe Mode

Welcome aboard.

The crash dump you supplied, suggests the display driver failed there.

fffff880`0c995858 fffff880`10018000Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Go to Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers, follow option two to search for the appropriate driver for your system automatically, and install it.
Let us know how it worked.

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I have been getting these "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs for about a day now (the "Bad Pool Header" one tends to pop up more often then the other btw). I ran a registry cleaner which didn't work and ran memtest this morning and it showed that my memory was fine. The BSODs tend to occur more often when I am playing a game or running some program that uses a bit more memory but it also happens when I am just on the internet. On the other hand, last night I did nothing but surf YouTube for 3 hours and didn't get a BSOD at all. However, since then I haven't been able to do anything for more than 10 minutes (without being in safe mode) without it crashing, and this morning it completely froze until I turned it off. My OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. It came preinstalled from the manufacturer and unfortunately I do not have the install disc. The entire laptop is less than 2 years old and there have been no major hardware changes and I have never reinstalled the OS.

A:Random "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs

UPDATE: Another BSOD just happened after I left the computer idle for a couple of hours except this one said something about Asdsm.sys.

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I have been getting these "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs for about a day now (the "Bad Pool Header" one tends to pop up more often then the other btw). I ran a registry cleaner which didn't work and ran memtest this morning and it showed that my memory was fine. The BSODs tend to occur more often when I am playing a game or running some program that uses a bit more memory but it also happens when I am just on the internet. On the other hand, last night I did nothing but surf YouTube for 3 hours and didn't get a BSOD at all. However, since then I haven't been able to do anything for more than 10 minutes (without being in safe mode) without it crashing, and this morning it completely froze until I turned it off. My OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. It came preinstalled from the manufacturer and unfortunately I do not have the install disc. The entire laptop is less than 2 years old and there have been no major hardware changes and I have never reinstalled the OS.

A:Random "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs

UPDATE: Another BSOD just happened after I left the computer idle for a couple of hours except this one said something about Asdsm.sys.

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I got my dell few days ago. Installed it with Samsung EVO 850 SSD 500 Gb and Kingston 8GB PC3L - 12800 SODIMM.The Windows 10 Home OEM home is installed on HDD 1TB so I decided to use Samsung Data Migration software to clone the data to SSD. However, the OS crashed and decided to install a fresh Windows 10 Enterprise to SSD and deleted the previous OS on HDD using diskpart.Now after Installing Windows 10 Ent OS files. Every after BIOS run, I got BSOD errors "MEMORY MANAGEMENT" + "Page Fault it non paged area" + "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL" 

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Hey all, I've gotten a couple blue screens over the past couple of days. I just replaced my GTX 660 with a 960 over the past weekend and received a Bad pool header BSOD on the 9th, then today (the 11th) 2 Reference by pointer BSOD's. I've done some research and it seems to all point to driver errors. My brother just got the same GPU and is having a massive amount of blue screens with slightly different errors. Is this an issue with Nvidia?

Thanks for your help! All req'd info should be attached below

A:3 BSOD's after new GPU, "Reference by Pointer" and "BAD POOL HEADER"

Hello, papasmerf767. I will try to help you, but I need you to do something for me.

Please fill out your System Specs

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You had 2 dump files

Arg1: fffffa800c7da570, Object type of the object whose reference count is being lowered
Arg2: fffffa8013ccf3a0, Object whose reference count is being lowered
Arg3: 0000000000000001, Reserved
Arg4: 0000001000000000, Reserved
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Hi everyone,

I recently have noticed more and more BSODs. I had this problem about 6 months ago and was able to track it down to drivers that came from Daemon tools. I cleared all that out and it fixed the issue. I don't think these new BSODs are related but they might be.

This seems to be happening randomly. It happens roughly every 2 weeks and early in the morning (1am, 6am, 9am, etc.) but not at a consistent time. As far as I can tell, I am not doing anything or leaving open any specific program that triggers this. There doesn't seem to be a consistent pattern.

I ran the DM Log Collector and uploaded the zip file here. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

A:BSOD - Happens randomly. "Bad Pool Header", "DRIVER_VERIFIER"


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Downloads\MUSICMACHINE-Wed_10_22_2014_142816_61\102214-20108-01.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 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.18113.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03013000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03256670
Debug session time: Wed Oct 22 00:31:30.751 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 6 days 13:12:26.826
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck... Read more

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I have two Dell Inspiron 17R 7720 laptops. My "old" one I bought direct from Dell in 2012, the "new" one, advertised as an "Inspiron 17R 7720 Special Edition",  I bought on Ebay a couple of weeks ago. I still have the original paperwork for the old one from when I purchased it from Dell and there is no mention of "Special Edition" in the paperwork. Both are identified only as "Inspiron 7720" on the label on the underside of the computer, and there are no "Special Edition" markings or labeling anywhere on the new computer.
Hardware is pretty much identical, 1TB Samsung ST1000LM024HN HDDs, 8 GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4000/Nvidia GeForce GT 650M Video/3D graphics, Backlit Keyboard on both. The only hardware differences are the old computer has an Intel Core i7-3610QM processor (specified by me when I ordered the computer) and a 32GB mSATA SSD while the new computer has an Intel Core i5-3210M processor and no mSATA SSD. 
So what makes the "Special Edition" so special? Is there REALLY anything different about "Special Edition" computers, or was that just some sort of marketing hype?

A:What is so special about an Inspiron 17R 7720 "Special Edition"?

The mSATA cache drive was one of the differentiators.  When that system was built, SSDs were appreciably more expensive than they are now.

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XP SP2 - Intel D865PERL motherboard (4 RAM slots)

I've been running incident free for several years with 2 Crucial 512MB CT6464Z40B.8T sticks. They were installed in the DIMM 0 slots (positions 1&3).
I recently installed 1 Crucial 1GB CT12864Z40B stick in DIMM 1 (position 2). I guess this was a no-no. On restart I got the message quoted in the title. I don't off hand, remember the rest of it.
I shutdown and moved the 1GB to position 1 with the other two in positions 2&3. From what I've read, I was probably more right the first time. Now, on restart, I get a single beep (never did that before) and a message that flashes by too quickly before the BIOS screen appears.

My virtual memory intial and maximum are 3067MB (set by me). I have no restart problems so far and the computer shows 2GB installed wherever RAM is displayed.

Before I move RAM around or go into BIOS. of which I know nothing, what needs changing and how?
What might the message be or how do I access it?


A:"BIOS has detected a non-optimal memory configuration"

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Hello folk of Windows 7 Support Forums,
I've been having a lot of issues lately. It is a custom build, and I made it around June of last year. Recently, (in the past week) I have been getting a lot of blue screens. At first, I was getting Page Fault in Non Paged Area, since update drivers, trying memtest, and driver verifier, it is beginning to frequently blue screen with Special Pool Detected. I am using Blue Screen View. I have ran Check Disk with no errors. Whenever I play games (such as Chivalry, League of Legends, etc) they crash as well. I have updated my Nvidia Graphics driver from the site. Any help would be thoroughly appreciated. My dump info is attached.

A:BSOD's Galore, Mostly Special Pool Detected

I forgot to mention that (according to BluescreenViewer) ntoskrnl.exe has been involved with every blue screen.

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Hello everyone
I have this problem for more than 3 months for now...

The INSTRUCTION AT "0x00a96ce0"referenced memory at "000000000" couldn't be written".

That's always what i get when i restart my computer,just before screen goes dark.
I believe that it has to do something with Microsoft updates.The reason i believe this, is that i once reinstalled my PC and didn't have any problem until i didn't update my PC.
And i posted here that thinking my problem was solved but unfortunately i was wrong.

Please if you have any tips on this one let me know it would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

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I've tried system restore and got this message:
Windows detected file system corruption on OS (C:). You must check disk for errors before it can be restored.). So down below of that message, there's a link which says ''Check the disk for errors''. So I clicked on it, and then it says ''Windows can't check disk while in use, do you want to check for hard disk errors the next time you start your computer?''. So I agree to it by clicking ''Schedule disk check''. So then I restart my computer & and it does nothing at all. I wanted to try system retore because theres this pop-up that keeps accuring on my Internet screen (Google Crome,Internet Explore) that says ''Please Install Flash Player Pro To Continue'', and saying that It's outdated. But when I did try to install it, It wouldn't let me. Comes to find out, I THINK (Idk) it's like some type of virus. But I was just wondering on why my computer wont allow me to restore now? What should I do??

My computer: Desk Top (Windows 7) Hp S1933
(I'm super slow when it comes to computers, so please bear with me!)

A:Error: "Windows detected file system corruption on OS (C:). You must check disk for e

Hi, go to start search and type, cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select "run as administrator" at the command prompt copy paste the following:-

reg query "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager" > 0 & notepad 0

press enter, please post the notepad outcome here.

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I have run webroot antivirus with antispyware, several times. Every time I do, it finds the same virus (sometimes others with similar names). This is from the latest scan:


and some cookies. However often I quarantine them, they reappear on the next scan and I also can't get the desktop to go back to its normal appearance, it's gone white with a big warning (as above) and refers to:


having been detected on my computer.

I have gone through the 5 steps.

This is the active scan log:

ANALYSIS: 2008-08-21 18:37:14
Description Version Active Updated
Webroot AntiVirus with AntiSpyware Yes Yes
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A:Can't get rid of "Troj/FakeAle-FK" and "Warning! Spyware detected on your Computer!"

Hi Henry

Disable SpySweeper's realtime protection. Open Spysweeper and click on Options
Choose Program Options and uncheck
load at windows
On the left click
and then uncheck everything.
home page shield
automatically restore default without notification
Exit the program.

Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running ComboFix tool:


Please ensure you read this guide carefully and install the Recovery Console first.

The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.

Once installed, you should see a blue screen prompt that says:

The Recovery Console was successfully installed.

Please continue as follows:
Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix, link
Remember to re-enable them afterwards.

Click Yes to allow ComboFix to continue scanning for malware.

When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

Please include the following reports for further review, and so we may continue cleansing the system:

New HijackThis log.

A word of warning: Neither I nor sUBs are responsible for any... Read more

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Hey guys. This morning I got a really strange error code. When I tryed to update Steam on my PC, this error message popped up;

"The instruction at "0x00172058" referenced memory at "0x00d1004". The memory could not be "read".

Click OK to terminate the program.

Lately, I have'nt been able to install WoW either, I install it all the way to 100% and then when I try to launch it, I obviously have to re-download all the patches but it prompts me that I have to install it again, even though it is all there.

Tryed downloading the full game digitally off of wow-europe.com too, I click run to get it started, nothing happens and then this message pops up.

"The instruction at "0x00182058" referenced memory at "0x0f070014". The memory could not be "read".

Click OK to terminate the program.

I don't know what's up with it. My freind told me to run a CHKDSK /R to see if there was anything wrong with my drive and it ran smoothly, although I must say it took about an hour or so.

So, that was complete, tryed to do it again and I still kept getting these error messages. But I saw something on my desktop that wasn't there previously. It is an error log. Here is the error log;
# An unexpected error has been detected by Java Runtime Environment:
# EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) at pc=0x6d5ecb6d, pid=1584, tid=1248
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (11.0-b16 mixed mode, sharing wi... Read more

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The instructions at "0x00402423" referenced memory at "0x000000074". The memory could not be "read".

I am receiving this error when I run nightly batches. a simple reboot makes the error go away but periodically the error will return.

I am running MS 2000 Server w/SP4. I dont believe this to be a memory issue.

Any suggestions would be helpful.


A:The instructions at "0x00402423" referenced memory at "0x000000074". The memory could

Google and get memtest and run it for atleast 7 passes, any errors and you need to replce your ram.

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The instruction at "0x7c9100c8" referenced memory at "0x02030010". The memory could not be read.
I thing, it?s problem with my graphycs card. I have 2 months old GeForce 8800 1Gb DDR2, and after instaling newer drivers and PhysX driver(which i after errer signature uninstaled) is imposible to start nearly any game, and if I want to open NVIDIA control panel, or something like that, this errer appears. I realy don?t know, what I have done bad with my PC. Please Help me!!!

A:The instruction at "0x7c9100c8" referenced memory at "0x02030010". The memory could n

Me too I have same problem
Someone give help us!!

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Hi again everyone, whenever i want to play chess i get this error when i open chess server like pogo.com
The instruction at "0x7c901010" referenced memory at "0x0000001c". The memory could not be "read". click on ok to terminate the program

A:The instruction at "0x7c901010" referenced memory at "0x0000001c". The memory could n

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the instruction at "0x00401082" referenced memory at "0x00000000". the memory could not be "written"

I got this message, now have started in safe mode under the last know successful boot, I ran Hijackthis and got the following, not sure what to do next

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:58:48 PM, on 3/20/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
c:\program files\ge security supra\syncservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton Internet Security\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\GE Security Supra\ProxyDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\eFax Messenger 4.3\J2GDllCmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\GE Security Supra\SyncInfoApp.exe
C:\Program Files\eFax Messenger 4.3\J2GTray.exe
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So i've been reading around and i have a similar problem that's come up before.

I've got tons of TMP files in My Documents and in Local Disk C.

When trying to delete them i get this response:
0x01d62739" referenced memory at "0x02354e50". The file could not be deleted.

any help???
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:45:40 PM, on 2/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Monitor\netmon.exe
c:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneNss.exe
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A:0x01d62739" referenced memory at "0x02354e50". The memory could not be "read.


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This "Persistent" error at startrup: The instruction at "0x7919af2" referenced memory at "0x00000010". The memory could not be written.
Sometimes appears at shutdown too.

Please help me fix this "Nagging problem"?
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3316 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 305242 MB, Free - 109486 MB; D: Total - 239013 MB, Free - 221087 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DG33BU
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:17:37 AM, on 7/8/2014
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\logishrd\LVMVFM\UMVPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\P... Read more

A:The instruction at "0x7919af2" referenced memory at "0x00000010"Tech Support Guy Syst

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hi can u help me about instruction at "0x7c9100c8" referenced memory at "0x666f7260" it always appear every 4 hours and then my computer start counting for shutdown or restart. help please . . .

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Everything was running fine until yesterday, when my PC crashed with the BSOD giving me the "IRQL not less or equal" error. I ignored it and carried on- which resulted in the computer crashing with "Memory management" blues whenever I started something that was not the browser (It later started crashing on browser start too).

I first thought it was the temperature - Memtest95 and GPUtemp said otherwise.

So I started testing the RAM (taking one DIMM out) with Memtest86- It passed 4 cycles, so I shut the PC down and put the other DIMM in.

When I turned the PC on again, there was no signal sent to my screen, and none to my keyboard (and the HDD light on the front of the case did not start blinking like usual). The fans were running, so I figured something might be wrong with the DIMMs I put in. I removed the graphics card and plugged the screen into the motherboard.

Now the screen gets a signal, background lighting starts up, and then it shuts down to hibernation again. This repeats itself until the machine is shut down manually.

I got no idea what to do.

System specs: http://pastebin.com/DQwejZLx
I can not post the Minidump folder, since the PC can't start and I did not back it up. Sorry.

Thank you for your help.

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My battery says "1% plugged in, not charging". I ordered a new battery, installed today got msg saying "battery not detected", i shut it down, took battery out, replaced, restarted (several time), same msg. I visited many forums and read many threads on both of these issues. Apparently both of these issues are common with Dell, but the general consensus of the community is that i need to do a Bios update..So i downloaded the driver for the Bios update and attempted to install is, but got a massage that the adapter AND the battery must both be plugged in, in order to do the update..well..how can i "plug the battery in" when my pc is unable to detect the battery??!!!So i shut it down for like the 10th time this evening..took battery out and replaced it with the old battery..the one with 1% charge, but at least my pc is able to detect this one. I go back to the Bios update download, attempt to run it and get a msg saying battery must be 10% or higher to run the update **sigh** really frustrated now. I have seen people say its a loose connection and i should tap it near the motherboard...this did nothing. I jiggled adapter cord, nothing, i cleaned the connectors on the both batteries, nothing. I ran a diagnostic test thru dell.com on the battery and it came up as PASSED...lol..seriously?? I ran troubleshooting..nothing found.. I am at my wits end...help???

A:"Battery not detected" and "plugged in, not charging"

You press the 'Power On' button for 15 seconds to release Static Flea Power before replacing new battery in the battery bay? By the way, what is your Dell model number and version of windows ?
Example: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10

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I want to use the standard F1-F12 function keys but my Laptop is stuck in "Special Function" mode.
For example: Normally, if I click F11 it'd mute the laptop but now when I click it, it makes the webpage full screen.
I've tried disabling the Special function mode in System settings but there has been no difference.

Any help would be appreciated

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Hi guys,

Long story short broke bootloader and mbr, but got it sorted eventually after a couple of hours reading and playing with various tools. Machine boots back into XP fine with no user interaction. However when logging in logs me straight back out. I suspect this is because my D: partition (separate hdd) seems to have lost its allocation while I've been playing with the problem (probably should have physically disconnected it first. Lesson learnt) This drive however, as well as storing about 1TB of data (of which I haven't even had time to fully back up before problem occured! I know, it's ultimately my fault) was the location for some of XP's special folders, specifically My Documents; My Music; My Pictures (I think they were the only Special Folders I relocated.) Could their disappearance be causing this issue or will I have other problems somewhere? It's the only thing I can think of right now.

Partition Wizard Home Edition's Partition Recovery Wizard tool is able to find this lost partition but gives a warning when attempting to recover (see image). I don't know if it plans to copy the data which could of course potentially overwrite itself (since I don't have another drive big enough to copy to, which I don't want to waste time doing anyway) or if it just overwrites/rebuilds the partitioning section at the start of the drive. Is this operation going to be relatively safe?
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Hi everyone,

I'm on a Win2K network, and we have an old folder that contains archival files and folders from some old Mac computers that we used to use. I'm trying to archive that folder onto a CD, but most of the burner programs I've used (Nero, etc.) won't do this, because there are lots of file and folder names with strange special characters in them. I'm assuming this is because these came from Mac filesystems. Is there a way to get rid of all these characters in a batch or global way, a program I can use??

Thanks in advance for your help!

Billy Chen,
Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center

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During my attempt to troubleshoot some Vista behavior, I checked the logs in the event viewer. While doing that, I noticed under "Security" that the log was humongous. The reason? Every minute, there is a "Special Logon" followed by two "Logon" entries. This just keeps repeating every minute. I cleared the log and rebooted... then monitored the log and the behavior continued.

Why does this happen? Is there some kind of logging that was accidentally turned on? I can't recall what I might have done, as I had to do quite a bit of troubleshooting with another problem... is there something I can check that controls logging? I tried searching the Vista forums and didn't turn up anything matching "Special Logon".

A:"Special Logon" repeats every minute in Security Event Log

Are you able to get a Snip of the Log?

Please see How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista For More Information

Also does the Log provide any Username?

Many Thanks,

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My BF2:Special Forces crashes to the desktop from a black screen after I try running the game. It also destroyed my original BF2 installation as it now does the same thing as special forces. Black screen then desktop. I read that installing patch 1.41 will fix this and I have tried installing the patch many times but all I get is a "PATCHING FAILED" message at around 8% every time. I am losing all hope here. Please help!

A:Battlefield 2: Special Forces crash to desktop/ BF2 patch1.41 "Patching Failed"

just brought bf2 wanting to play online couldnt due to old version i got told from a mate to download 1.41 patch dowloaded it installed fine but now when ever i try connect to a server it says invalid cd key which is odd because i registered the game plus can play single player any ideas

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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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Getting this error message "instruction at "0x7c91b1fa" referenced memory at "0x00000010" could not be written. Have looked at previous threads and tried turning off automatic updates, also tried to find "Windows Driver Foundation" but this is not in the local services list.
Problem does not occur in Safe mode.
System is XP laptop.
Any ideas please?

A:Solved: "0x7c91b1fa" referenced memory at "0x00000010".

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before even logging onto Windows, I get an Svchost.exe error message, "The instruction at "0x7c911689" referenced memory at "0x00000000" The memory could not be "read"" 80% of all login attempts. if I proceed with login after that error, I get a message with a countdown timer saying the system will be shut down. if no error the other 20% of the time, system is fine after login. I have NEVER seen or heard of an error occurring BEFORE start up, which is weird because NOTHING is running! I know the string of numbers usually means something, but I am no expert on that.

Any help on fixing this would be appreciated

A:The instruction at "0x7c911689" referenced memory at "0x00000000"

Hi there,

Is your computer a desktop or laptop computer? What is the brand/model of your computer may I ask? Please provide your computer specs when you get a chance. By knowing your computer specs, we would definitely be able to troubleshoot your computer issue more efficiently. Have you installed any software or updates recently?

Try this, download "MEMTEST86+" and put the program onto a bootable media(e.g. CD). Afterwards, reboot your computer and boot your computer to the Memtest86+ CD. Then, follow the on-screen instructions, and scan your computer memory for any errors.

Did this error come up all of a sudden? The error titles "Application Error", possibly a program error conflict somewhere.

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Hi, I have a similar problem.
When I close IE6 it says: iexplore.exe Application error "The instruction at "0x7e1fgaf3" referenced memory at "0x7dc48950". The memory could not be read. Click Ok to terminate.

All weeks I have the "blue" screen.

I attached the HiJackthis.
Thank you so much for your help.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:51:50 AM, on 7/25/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Management\CeEPwrSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\E-KEY\CeEKey.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-aware 6\Ad-watch.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\Air USB Utility\AirCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\ANI\ANIWZCS2 Service\WZCSLDR2.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
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A:The instruction at "0x7e1fgaf3" referenced memory at "0x7dc48950"

Not much in your log, but you should have a security analyst look it over

In the meantime, Run the System File Checker to see if it resolves your IE issue.

Go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type in:

sfc /scannow ( sfc if not reconized) (Note that there is a space between sfc and /scannow)

This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.

In all likelihood you will be prompted to insert the Windows XP CD.

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On my laptop I seem to have an issue. When I turn it on I get an error message stating: the instruction at "0x7560eb5" referenced memory at "0x00000008". The memory could not be "read" . There is no sound on my computer. The laptop is a Dell D600 running Windows XP SP3. If there is any other info need, I'll give it.

A:the instruction at "0x7560eb5" referenced memory at "0x00000008".

For resolution of this error follow this Microsoft link

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can anyone help me...

The instruction at "0x7c93426d" referenced memory at "0x0076006c"
The memory could not be "read".

- this error message appear every windows start up.
i'm using xp.. also the windows sidebar does not work. i think its because of this error. how do i fix it?

A:The instruction at "0x7c93426d" referenced memory at "0x0076006c"

Hello lien615. I googled the error message and was led to this site I am presuming that you are using vista.

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