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New Hard Drive , getting BSOD 0x0F4

Q: New Hard Drive , getting BSOD 0x0F4

Hey all,

I have been pulling my hair out over this hopefully someone can help. This problem is pretty complicated so I will just start at the beginning and describe everything.
First my motherboard is a gigabyte x58a-ud3r. It has a i7-930 in it, not over clocked at the stock settings. It has 6gb of ram (right now, it should have 12 but I have taken out 3 sticks cause I thought that might have been the issue)

Recently my hard drive which was a hitachi deskstar crashed on me, it wont boot, even a clean format makes it keep restarting or giving me the bootmgr missing error which even after i use the windows disc to do repair it still is in a restart loop.

Anyways so I ordered a new hard drive from amazon, the seagate st2000dm001 barracuda 7200rpm 2tb sata 6gb/s.

The drive arrived today, I put in my windows 7 install dvd and it formatted the drive and installed windows 7 just fine. Then I was doing updates and it did it, it was like 66 updates or something as far as I remember and it had to restart.

Right here when it restarted is when the trouble began. It now is just restarting non stop, goign to the verfying dmi data and restarting. I cant get it to boot in safe mode, not while using the windows 7 install dvd.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

(tl;dr : New Hard drive, installed windows, did updates, now the hard drive is just restarting nonstop)

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Preferred Solution: New Hard Drive , getting BSOD 0x0F4

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A: New Hard Drive , getting BSOD 0x0F4

Hello Pandu1986 Welcome to the Seven Forums!

The first few steps to look into would be booting live from the 7 dvd and going into the repair tools. The first option would be the Startup repair tool on the top of the list. Typically that help resolve fixable startup problems.

The second option there after running the Startup repair tool a few times if necessary and still not getting anywhere would be scheduling the Disk Check tool from the command prompt option. "chkdsk /r" is the command with the repair switch added.

Your last option since this is fresh install failing on you would be to simply wipe the drive entirely including the present primary for a second fresh start. For that you would take your time as far as any updates just getting the basics running one at a time since you likely saw a bad install of one or more updates.

The drive itself could be the problem as another thought while this is often a sofware/OS related issue. Since this is being seen with a totally new drive out of the box you still can't rule that out however as being the cause.

As far as OS drives generally a smaller size for a single OS primary is also advised since 7 has problems with 2tb and larger primaries as far as being used for the OS. 2tb and larger are best left as storage/backup type drives.

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Prior to my problems, my computer was running fine. I decide to play World of Warcraft again after
a year-long break and the Blizzard Launcher recommended that I update my drivers. I did so, and
every once in a while the game itself would crash. I would just reload it and everything would be
alright. A few days after that, every time WoW crashed, my entire computer would lock up and go to
BSOD. At first I thought WoW might be the cause of this error, but it then occurred when I was just
watching a video on Youtube, and then again when I was watching a show in the VLC player. I
invited a friend over to have a look at it, and in the middle of us talking, it just up and went
to BSOD with nothing running in the background. This has been occurring every time, and only allows me to run (or leave the computer idle) for about 40-90 minutes.

I will list off every thing we have tried here:
-Rolled back the drivers to a previous version
-Ram MemTest86 for 18 hours (no errors)
-Tested all Motherboard slots for RAM
-Tested each individual RAM stick
-Tested 2 working sticks of RAM from my friend's system
-Tested SSD and HD with Crystal Disc (showed good health)
-Attempted System Restore, but there was nothing prior to the day I updated the drivers
-Startup Repair with Windows Installation Disc
-Clean Install of Windows 7
-System File check (no errors)
-Check Disc on both SSD and HD (no errors)
-Updated all Motherboard Drivers
-Installed CPU cooler
-Replaced SATA Cables
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A:BSOD, 0x0F4

There are no dump files in your logs to analyse.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by win7prob


-Ram MemTest86 for 18 hours (no errors)


For future reference, MemTest86+ needs to run for at least 8 passes. If in 18 hours it's only completed 5 or 6 passes the results are inconclusive.

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Hi

I have been getting problems with my PC recently. I have gotten the 0x0F4 and 0x07a BSOD's. They are quite random, sometimes I get them for just launching CS:GO on Steam or Yesterday I went to get some food and when I came back I had a BSOD. If anyone can help that would be awesome. I don't mind answering any questions if you do have any. Also when I booted my PC today I tried opening Chrome, it was really laggy and then I got some Runtime 216 or some number like that error.

Thanks

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Hello,

Please excuse my ignorance, I had many computers in my life and I met the Blue Screen many, many times before but I never read the errors messages ( it was very short time! ), it always entered the windows and the problems were infrequent...

I did this also on my ASUS N73SV laptop, which I have for about 3 years, I had a few Blue Screens which I didn't gave any importance but they become more frequent lately... a while ago, a few months I think, I did a windows update, the windows installed the updates except one, sometimes ( frequently ) when I was shutting down the laptop it was saying intalling update 1 of 1 and at the beginning I let the instalation run and it took forever with no results, I once let it like this overnight and in the morning it was still installing that update... so I forced to close the laptop with a long pressing of the power button... After this 'closings' I noticed the Blue Screen appearing more frequent.

Last week my son was watching cartoons on it on the sofa and dropped the laptop, this incident is the first one like this, my laptop is in perfect condition but this incident ended up in a broken display which I changed and it worked perfectly since I made the last windows update a few days ago, on 14.08 - also on my wife's laptop! After this exact update, the next time the laptop openned with this BSOD error 0x0F4.

I tried everything: all safe modes, repairing ( it's saying 'can't autommatically repair...' ), restore ( it's not f... Read more

A:BSOD - 0x0F4 can't login in Windows

First boot into the BIOS. Try any other storage controller mode. Like AHCI or ATA/IDE.

If it happens the same, test the HDD using Seatools for DOS.

Let us know the result.

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Hi Seven Forums.

I'm trying to trouble shoot some bsod problems for a friend (via teamviewer, so bare with me).

1 year old custom build, the bulk of the info should be set in the system specs pane.

A few weeks ago he wiped the pc and reinstalled windows. since then when he boots it up, when it's been left idle, opening skype or doing basic functions it bsods.

Having set W7 to save dump files, I cant get anything output in either windows/Memory.dmp OR in root/minidump meaning I don't have much to show you and checking other threads I cant find a specific reason for that. (seems similar to this thread Random black screen, stuttering and BSOD error 0x0000000F4 ).

I include SF diag file though that cant get the dmp info, I also include a speccy screenshot and a crystal disk hd info screenshot of both drives.

As far as I or he can tell so far he has nothing OC, it's running only MSE/Mbytes/ccc AV wise.
Due to not physically being there and him using the computer for work I haven't yet tried to coach him through running memtest or furmark/prime95 etc.

There were hardly any non Microsoft drivers to test with driver verifier, those that there were caused no problems. Needless to say i've been through and checked that there are no important updates to be done and that all drivers are up to date as far as I can see.

Given that there are no dump files being output what should be the next step to try and diagnose the problems?
Thanks very much in advance.

EDIT-

Ran c... Read more

A:BSOD 0x0F4 NO DMP files created

Hi mondonewc.

Make it sure that both your SSD's are running with the latest firmware.
How to Upgrade OCZ SSD Firmware | StorageReview.com - Storage Reviews
How to Upgrade Samsung SSD Firmware | StorageReview.com - Storage Reviews
Uninstall Marvell Sata Controller.

Then do it: AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

Let us know the results.

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Hi,

I'm running Windows XP Home on a Dell Inspiron 6000, and for the last week or so I've been getting blue screens about once every couple hours. I can't figure out anything specific which is causing them, though they seem to be related to the hard drive... I'm not the most tech-savvy guy in the world, so help me out?

The line I'm getting at the bottom of the blue screen reads:

STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x00000003, 0x8293CDA0, 0x8293CF14, 0x805C773E)

...Anyone able to explain to me what that means?
 

A:Solved: BSOD -- STOP error 0x0F4

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Recently I've been having loads of BSOD problems. The first time it happened was when I kept my browser up for a long time. Weeks later I got used to it, considering I mostly browse on my phone now. So, one day I kept my laptop open for a while for steam to download some half-life and hitman games when suddently I heard some violent collisions sounds coming out of my computer and it shut off. When I tried to boot it up - I got a BSOD with the error BAD_POOL_HEADER. I loaded it up in safe mode and checked what caused the BSOD on bluescreen viewer. Turns out it was AVG. So, I deleted everything that is linked with AVG 2015. Then it booted normally, after that I had some other BSODs and fixed some of them then scanned and deleted some malware on my laptop (I think the random collision sounds stopped). But I can't seem to fix this one.
Basically, whenever I interact with my desktop (IE. opening programs) explorer.exe doesn't respond and then it closes. After a minute or so I get greeted by another lovely BSOD. It didn't have a title at first, but when I checked it's CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION 0x00000f4. Any tips on what to do next? Also when opening .exe shortcuts I get errors after explorer.exe crashes which say that the memory could not be read. Any tips on what to do next?

Thanks in advance.

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Hello
I have had a new computer for a couple months now and it has been crashing randomly with BSOD errors for about the same amount of time. i have swapped out the hardrive, cd drive, graphics cards, and ram however it still occurs making me think it may be a software problem however I has reinstalled windows 7 about 3 times now. I got blue screen view and made this file, i also followed this sites guide and posted it as well.

Attachment 301018

Attachment 301019

thank you.

A:New computer with BSOD has different codes-main one 0x0f4

Code:
Host Name: WOOLLEY-PC
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
OS Version: 6.1.7600 N/A Build 7600
Start by completely updating the Windows 7 installation. Once that has happened, and you experience new BSOD's, run the attached .BAT file to collect the new dmp files, then upload the ZIP file it creates on your desktop, here in your next reply.

Attachment 301105

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Hello,

I'm new to these types of forums because I mainly rely on friends and locals to help me with this but everyone is busy and I'd rather get an exact answer from some people here rather than literally swapping out every part to find what the problem is.
I am also using BlueScreenView but I don't understand the codes for this to know what is the cause.
SEQUENCE OF SYMPTOMS:
First application I am on freezes, cursor is waiting (cursor freezes and resumes, then freezes again).
Windows Explorer freezes as well (turning white and then disappearing to only desktop wallpaper).
All application closes as if it were restarting.
Error windows pop up for applications, such as C++, security programs, browsers...
BSOD.

[B]Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: f4
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA801A2E1B30
BCP3: FFFFFA801A2E1E10
BCP4: FFFFF800035DA510
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

A:BSOD randomly after about 30 minutes of computer use, error 0x0f4

Just updated my attachments with the Seven Diagnostics Tools files.

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My custom rig is having issues with a recurring BSOD, particularly when playing Guild Wars 2. I have researched and researched, but have yet to come up with a definitive solution to my problem. I am grasping at straws at this point and am hoping for some additional help with this issue. I have attached the info obtained from the SF Tool as well as the BSOD itself. This is my second attempt at finding help in this forum, as I believe my first attempt was too vague, because nobody was offering any info. Any insight is greatly appreciated, and I thank you in advance!

A:BSOD recurring on custom build; 0x07A 0x0f4

Hi nickfreiberg.

Scan the system for possible virus infection with the following programs.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
Do some Disc checks.
Re-seat the sata and power.

Run chkdsk /f/r, following the option two of the tutorial Disk Check
Seatool for dos: SeaTools | Seagate download
Burn it in a blank cd. boot from the CD, click on "Accept", wait for it to finish detecting the drives, then in the upper left corner select "Basic Tests", then select "Long Test" and let it run.
Post a screenshot of your HDD using CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World
Uninstall Marvell SCSI controllers (Marvell 91xx) in Control panel > Programs and Features. Then follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling to clean up the leftovers. Visually it is very old.

Code:
fffff880`0113e000 fffff880`011cb000 mv91xx (deferred)
Image path: mv91xx.sys
Image name: mv91xx.sys
Timestamp: Mon Nov 22 12:30:45 2010 (4CEA151D)
CheckSum: 0004B35E
ImageSize: 0008D000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
And, marvell is poorly coded.

Disable RAID in BIOS. Set the storage controller to AHCI mode.

Let us know the results.
______________________________________________________________________________________
BSOD ANALYSIS:

Code:
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* ... Read more

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Hey guys my system is bsoding with stop error 00000001-f259-4462-8000-000000000000, and freezes but doesn't blue screen in safe mode.

A:BSOD during idle on desktop stop error 0x0f4

Additional information is required.

1. Download the DM Log Collector application to your desktop by clicking the link below

DM Log Collector.exe

2. Run it by double-clicking the icon on your desktop, and follow the prompts.
3. Locate the .ZIP file that is created on your desktop, and upload it here in your next reply.

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Hello Everyone!

For the last few weeks my PCs been getting many BSOD crashes and despite trouble shooting I have yet to find the solution.

Issues:
Frequent BSOD crashes with no minidump files being created.
Crashes are mostly random, normally repeating several times, then simply going away for a while. They do seem to happen more often between 4:00-8:00PM and 4:00-5:00AM. But again these are still mostly random, happening at other times too, as well as going days without an occurrence, and never seem to have any relevance to what is being done or running at the time of crash.

Most BSODs are 0x000000F4, with some being 0x0000007A, and always with memory dump failures 0xC0000010.

Running in Safe Mode seems to be okay, but did get an 0x000000F4 BSOD crash while in it once (still with no minidump creation), however I can not remember if it was with networking or not.

What I've done to trouble shoot:
Changed/swapped SATA cable for OS Drive with known good one.
Verified that all settings for minidump creation are set correctly, however dump files are still not being created.
Ran Driver Verifier once and got an 0x000000C4, but still no dump file was created. Also, when Driver Verifier was enabled the PC ran very slow.
Updated a few drivers I could find on the manufacturers site.
Ran MemTest86+, Passed, 10 times.
Ran Disk Check on SSD (OS), Passed with no errors.
Ran Disk Check and Scan on all HDDs, Passed with no errors.
Ran SFC /SCANNOW, Passed with no ... Read more

A:Random BSOD 0x0F4 and 0x07A with memory dump failure 0xC0000010

Welcome

Your zip file does not include any dump. Please make sure you're following properly:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

In the meantime,
Uninstall Avast! and replace with MSE
Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Post back

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Hi,

I keep getting random computer hangs could be once a month or 10 times in a day its really random when it does it. In between these I have been getting equally random BSOD, I could be playing a game or surfing the web or nothing at all and it will just BSOD, with code 0x0F4 every time.

I am presuming the two problems are related so hopefully solving the BSOD can sort out the random hanging.

I know this code is a hardware/driver issue so I have ran memtest for 8+ hours on several occasions with no errors detected at all so I don't think its a RAM issue. I have also ran Prime 95 for several hours with no issue. I also believe I have all latest drivers and bios installed.

Any help would really be appreciated to finally solve this issue, thanks!

A:Random 0x0F4 BSOD + Random hanging

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa8008364910, fffffa8008364bf0, fffff800035d9270}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : wininit.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
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0xF's can often be symptomatic of HDD errors. Run the DOS version of SeaTools - run both SHORT and LONG tests, and report back.

SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use

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At start up I am getting the blue screen which says "remove any newly installed hard drives or hard drive controllers"

I did take out the hard drive and connected it to another computer using a sata to usb cable, but the drive was not recognized so I put the hard drive back.

Now when I am unable to boot up. It is a windows 7 64bit.

A:BSOD -Remove any newly installed hard drives or hard drive controllers

Please upload the BSOD Posting Instructions http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/96879-blue-screen-death-bsod-posting-instructions.html. Upload the files here, this will tell you how. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/9733-screenshots-files-upload-post-seven-forums.html

Also, please give us a better explanation so we will understand what you did.

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Here is the problem:
My toshiba was having BSOD several times a week then it turn out my old HDD was causing that. It had bad sectors and i've sold it..
But a month after i install the new HDD (500 gb hitachi) i get this BSOD:

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: a
BCP1: 0000000000000008
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000001
BCP4: FFFFF80003086C76
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
Bucket ID: X64_0xA_nt!KiInsertTimerTable+c6
Server information: 68511f3d-66c6-4eb2-a02f-48eba006a043

is this still because of the HDD?

A:BSOD on a New Hard Drive. Is This Because of the Hard Drive?

nufcfanatic welcome to SevenForums

Take a look at this link

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

Also run a memory test

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA800784DB10, 0xFFFFFA800784DDF0, 0xFFFFF800035C6E70)

Then it reads" Physical memory dump failed with status 0XC000009C"

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Hello, first post here

OS - Windows 7, 64x

Original OS - Windows 7, 64x

I downloaded my OS from an agreement my university had with Microsoft, burned the .ISO file on to a DVD and installed it onto my harddrive

My hardware is about 4 months old

This OS has been installed for about 4 months, never reinstalled it

CPU - Intel 2500k
GPU - XFX Radeon 6950 Dual Fan
Mobo - ASUS P8 Z68-V Pro
PSU - Seasonic 750W

I built this computer myself

Thanks alot of helping me, these BSOD are very frequent and are very unpleasing to deal with

A:Frequent 0X0F4 Blue Screen

Looks like it might be hard drive issue

Please run this test and report back the results

Hard drive scan usings SeaTools - SeaTools for Windows | Seagate - Both long and short tests
BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY

Code:

Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Sun Jan 22 01:17:28.286 2012 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:12:33.472
Probably caused by : csrss.exe
PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000006 - The instruction at 0x%p referenced memory at 0x%p. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0x%x.
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_IOERR
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xF4_IOERR_IMAGE_csrss.exe
BiosReleaseDate = 08/15/2011
SystemManufacturer = System manufacturer
SystemProductName = System Product Name
CPUID: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz"
MaxSpeed: 3300
CurrentSpeed: 3310
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Sun Jan 22 01:04:15.598 2012 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 2:53:27.768
Probably caused by : csrss.exe
PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000006 - The instruction at 0x%p referenced memory at 0x%p. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0x%x.
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_IOERR
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xF4_IOERR_IMAGE_csrss.exe
BiosReleaseDate = 08/15/2011
SystemManufacturer = System... Read more

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Hi all,

I replaced the hd on a dell pc. When I tried to use the installation disk that came with the pc (XP home SP1), it would go so far and then blue screen. Any suggestions to fix this issue?
 

A:XP SP1 BSOD on new hard drive

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Hey all
i have two hard drives and one seems to be playing up it's godam annoying me.

i have two computers and i have put one of the hard drives in my new computer and it doesnt want to damn work!!! it loads up and asks me if i want to load up normally or in safe mode... which is quiete strange then when i tell it to go into safe mode or normally it comes up with the Blue screen of death!

so im thinking theyres something wrong with the hard drive so i put it into my old computer and it is up and running ... i mean im on it right now posting this!

can someone tell me whats the problem... ?
 

A:Hard Drive BSOD

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

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

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

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

Thank you

A:BSOD randomly happens, even with new hard drive

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mjaquith


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

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

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

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

Thank you



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

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





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

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

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

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

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If ... Read more

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Yesterday, after coming home from work, I noted that my computer had restarted. Thinking it was Windows Update, I jumped back into Windows. It took me almost 15 minutes to get into Windows, which is abnormal for my computer. In trying to diagnose that, it froze again, and the one thing I noted was that my hard drive didn't appear to be reading.

I decided to do some investigating, and came across the possibility based on the one time I was able to get into the event viewer was that it appeared that Windows thought there was an issue with my hard drive controller (error code 11? Windows isn't my strong point, hardware is, and I can't easily get back)

Running diagnostics on my hard drive, it came up with nothing, saying that the hard drive was fine (I used WD's LifeGuard tools). And after some time, the error seemed to go away, and I was able to go about normal activity. I did make a change though, telling Windows that if it BSOD'd, that I didn't want it to restart.

Through the night, it BSOD'd again, and does not give a process or file that is causing the problem.

The stop code is as follows.

*** STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8010835060, 0xFFFFFA80108010835340, 0xfffff80003581510)

In researching the error message I received above when I was able to get into Windows without problem, it seemed that I would want to investigate either the hard drive controller, the hard drive itself, or the cabling, so I will be switching out the cable after I p... Read more

A:BSOD Possible hard drive problem?

That crash primarily indicates hard disk problems. This could mean hard disk corruption, bad sectors, a failing hard disk, Windows files or registry corruption, viruses, or memory problems. In other words, it is not necessarily the hard disk itself causing the crashes, but the hard disk is a possible culprit. Let us know what you find when you replace the cable. Here are the steps I usually give for that crash:




Quote:
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Run Disk Check with both boxes checked for all HDDs and with Automatically fix file system errors checked for all SSDs. Post back your logs for the checks after finding them using Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log (you may need to search for wininit instead of chkdsk).
For any drives that do not give the message:
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems
run disk check again as above. In other words, if it says:
Windows has made corrections to the file system
after running the disk check, run the disk check again.

Run all Basic tests with SeaTools: S.M.A.R.T. Check, Short Drive Self Test, Drive Information, Short Generic, and Long Generic. Run the tests for all HDDs.SeaTools for Windows

SeaTools for DOS
If you have an SSD, make sure the following are up to date:SSD firmware
BIOS Version
Chipset Drivers
Hard disk controller drivers/SATA drivers
If you have a Marvell IDE ATA/ATAPI device, make sure the drivers are up to date from the Intel site or Marvell site an... Read more

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Last week I installed my new Hitachi Deskstar 1.5TB SATA 6.0 Gb/s hard drive. Windows recognized it right away and everything went smoothly as I transferred files over. A day later I started getting generic DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD's, but they only happened right after I woke up the computer from Sleep Mode. Before I installed the HD my computer was absolutely perfect with no problems so this made me think it was a driver issue. Updated all drivers with Driver Genius, but still BSOD after waking up computer (they are random, it doesn't happen after every wake).

My motherboard has two SATA III 6.0Gb/s ports. The first is occupied by my Crucial C300 SSD booting Win7 Ultimate x64, and the other with my new Hitachi. These are controlled by a Marvell 6.0Gb/s driver. I also have two SATA 3.0gb/s devices connected: a WD Black 1TB HD and an ASUS Optical drive. I'm starting to think it has something to do with either the Marvell Controller, or how these three hard drives are configured, but honestly I have no idea at this point. I'm usually well versed when it comes to troubleshooting BSOD's or any general problem with my PC but I cannot figure this out for the life of me so I'm hoping you guys can help me out!

P.S.

Before you guys ask for a minidump file, trust me, i've tried! I don't know why, but when my PC BSOD's it won't generate a dump file. I have all the settings configured for the memory dump, but it will not produce. I opened up the computer and checked all ... Read more

A:BSOD after installing new hard drive, PLEASE HELP!

MEMORY DUMPS - REQUIREMENTS


PAGING FILE ? ENABLED AND MANAGED BY WINDOWS 7
WIN + PAUSE/BREAK key combo |
Advanced system settings in left-hand pane |
the System Properties dialog will open with the Advanced tab selected |
in the Performance section, Settings button |
in the resulting Performance Options section, Advanced tab |
in the Virtual Memory section, Change button |
in the resulting Virtual Memory dialog, checkmark Automatically manage paging... |
OK button | OK button | OK button


STARTUP AND RECOVERY SETTINGS
WIN + PAUSE/BREAK key combo |
Advanced system settings in left-hand pane |
the System Properties dialog will open with the Advanced tab selected |
in the Startup and Recovery section, click on the Settings button |
in the System Failure section, checkmark Write an Event to the system log |
in the System Failure section, checkmark Automatically restart|
Under Write debugging information, select Small memory dump (128K) |
in the Small dump directory: box, enter %SystemRoot%\Minidump |
OK button

If you get a crazy message from Win 7 about your paging file being too small, then just ignore the message since we have already made sure that the paging file is set to be managed by Win 7.

ENABLE THE WINDOWS ERROR REPORTING SERVICE
WIN key | type SERVICES.MSC | ENTER key
Scroll down to Windows Error Reporting Service |
Double-click on Windows Error Reporting Service |
In the resulting dialog, General tab |
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Hi again. Following a hard drive failure, I replaced the 40GB hard drive in my Emachines 540, with a 160GB drive. Put in the machines` restore disc, which includes the OS, Windows XP. All goes well, OS installs, machine spits out the disc and I press a key to reboot. Then I get the BSOD with the reason "unmountable boot volume" and the code STOP:0x000000ED (0x80F5CE30,0xC000014F,0x00000000,0x00000000). This happens every time I turn on. This is driving me nuts. Any ideas on how to rectify this would be most welcome. Many thanks.

A:Fitted new hard drive. Then BSOD.

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

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Specs:
OS: Win 7 (x64) Ultimate
Age of system: Less than 2 months
Age of OS Install: Less than 1 day
CPU: I7 920
Video Card: 2x GTX295 Co-op (EVGA) /196.21 Nvidia drivers
Motherboard: EVGA 3x Classified (E-760)
Power Supply: KINGWIN Mach 1 ABT-1220MA1S / 1220 watts

Problem:
On startup if I have my USB external hard drive (my passport 500gb) attached to my PC, I receive a BSOD. If I unplug it and startup everything works fine. If I uninstall all Nvidia graphics drivers and perform the same steps (plug in usb hard drive and start up) everything works fine. I've tried the most recent and the previous Nvidia drivers and both seem cause the same issue. I'm not entirely sure if those drivers are the culprit hence I'm asking for help in tracking down the issue.

The BSOD states: DRIVER_IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and at the bottom lists Nvlddmkm.sys.

TSF Vista and Perfmon reports attached. Thanks in advance for any insight.

A:BSOD w/ external hard drive

There are no memory dumps in the attached reports. Please do the following:

Quote:




Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service (not RapidShare as the analysts usually can't download from it) - then post the link to it.
Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): http://www.carrona.org/setmini.html




The information that you have posted suggests that your video sub-system is to blame. While this isn't a sure thing, it gives us a start. Can you try the steps that cause the BSOD with only one video card installed?

Once you've set your system to make minidumps, then please run Driver Verifi... Read more

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Hi,

I am new to the forums. I just purchased a new Dell Vostro Desktop Minitower. I have a 1TB OWC Mecury Elite-AL Pro external hard drive. When I either safely remove the drive or when I turn on my drive with the switch in the back. I receive the BSOD during these two operations. I would like to attach a copy of the dump file, however the size is too big.

System Specs:
- 32 Bit
- Windows 7
- OEM

- Brand new
- brand new

Thanks for your help!

A:BSOD with External Hard Drive

Welcome to 7forums. Please following the instructions for posting BSOD

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hi all you computer guru's.

I have a friend with an issue that I think you can all help with, whoever bites this one first.

Recently his computer suffered a virus attack during a adobe flash player upgrade. Suspecting it piggy backed on that but I wasn't on site then.

When I looked at it today it BSOD'd. I didn't have the chance to get the error at the time so i'll be sure to get that the second I can. I think I'll focus on the were's and what for's.

The virus hit a 1 tera drive he recently put in to max out space. It's been working for months. He has about a gajillion games on his computer and runs pretty much all (Vindictus, Blockland, Eve Online, oh me ) Everything worked fine until his adobe incident. AVG apparently detected it but he either wasn't careful enough or smart enough to act on it right away. His computer restarted on the adobe download a few minutes after AVG cried foul.

After the restart BSOD. I went out there today and we tried pulling the drive since Windows is on his other drive. Boom problem solved. I really don't want to chuck a big drive like that into the can and I'm worried his other drive is infected. I have no clue when the payload on this drops but signs are pointing to immediately.

Sitting right next to me are two windows XP desk tops I dont use any more (My laptop can run circles around them ) I am loathe to plug it into one of them but if I need to I will for ya'll.

Any as... Read more

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I have a laptop, HDD is formatted into two partitions. On my non windows partition, when i do file copying over to it, or renaming a certain one file it will hang and I will get a BSOD. I can only assume that the hard drive, has some bad sectors or whatever on it, where that partition is physically.

I tried defragging that partition, it just BSOD again. Is there a way I can get the operating system to know that this area is bad and avoid using it. Better yet, shouldnt the hard drive be reporting errors to the OS so it knows?

I only know how to run a chkdisk while logged into windows through the GUI but it says the hard drive is in use so I cant, so how do I run one before booting windows. Will that fix my problem?

A:BSOD [Corrupt hard drive?]

Check your HD.
Disk Check

Check with a hard drive diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

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I'm running RTM x64 and other than this one issue it runs perfect. I'm really liking it overall, great performance too. But this one issue really bothers me since I have lots of things on other drives. Basically if I add another hard drive it starts to boot, sits on the Windows logo screen for 30 secs or so then BSOD. It's not just one drive either, I tried it with 3 different drives. All of which work fine and I can put them in any other(non-Win 7) system and they work with no issues. I can shut down, connect a drive, boot into another OS and access what's on them but that's really a pain in the ass and shouldn't be necessary, I should be able to have 2 or 3 drives without an issue.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:BSOD on startup with more than 1 hard drive

Please copy the contents of your \Windows\Minidump folder to another location on your machine, zip them up, and upload the zip archive here. Analysis of those files may help to pinpoint the cause of the problem.

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Hello,

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

A:BSOD: Installed new Hard Drive on PC

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

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

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

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

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

Let us know the results.

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

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

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

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

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

A:BSOD when using external hard drive

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

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

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

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hello
i have been having this problem on my desktop for awhile now and have lost all of my info on my hard drive multiple times i have went into the debugger and have found this info.
Log Name: System
Source: Disk
Date: 3/25/2011 10:26:25 PM
Event ID: 11
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Dwight-PC
Description:
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk5\DR5.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="Error">
<System>
<Provider Name="Disk" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49156">11</EventID>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-03-26T02:26:25.209387100Z" />
<EventRecordID>585</EventRecordID>
<Channel>System</Channel>
<Computer>Dwight-PC</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
<EventData>
<Data>\Device\Harddisk5\DR5</Data>
<Binary>0E02800001000000000000000B0004C003010000000000000000000000082D000000000000000000712B02000000 0000FFFFFFFF0600000058000000000000000000061208000010000000003C000000000000000000000080CB9A0180FAFFFF 0000000000000000107C6B0380FAFFFF00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000</Binary>
</EventData>
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A:windows 7 bsod hard drive?

Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic
Warning: On some motherboard's you will need to set the Sata controller to IDE mode in BIOS for the HD app to work correctly.

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Hello all,I've got a problem.
Yesterday night,while I was sitting on my laptop,a BSOD appeared and the computer restarted.After the comp restarted,I could reach till the "Windows is Starting page" and then another BSOD and the comp again restarted and so on.

When I went to startup repair,there was no Operating system to repair.It told me to "Load Drivers".
Then I tried using my win7 cd and on startup when I booted it up,at the after the "Custom Install" page where you choose on which partition to install to,and even there,there were no partitions and it told me to "Load mass storage drivers".

I searched around a bit and found out that it is something to do with SATA harddrives and IDE's and Bios's.

Since then I've tried nearly everything but to no avail.
I am not a n00b and I've solved many problems myself but this time I'm at a total loss

I had Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

HP Pavilion dv6-3142se Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
THIS is my laptop,its been just over a month since I bought it.

1) My laptop doesnt have any option in the Bios about SATA and IDE's (hp's newer laptops have stopped giving that option i read somewhere)

2) I checked the Drivers on the hp site and downloaded the chipset (i think it might be useful) and intel storage driver. I even went to the Intel driver site to find something similar.I put all of those on a USB drive and extracted all those that could... Read more

A:BSOD and then cant recognize hard drive

Good news!
I installed Ubuntu on a portable drive and it picked up my HD!
as you can see its a Hitachi,not a Toshiba (sorry)
http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/4782/99157284.png
http://img600.imageshack.us/img600/4895/68253061.png
Now the thing is,I had 4 drives.
A Music
B Movies
C Windows 7
E Setups misc etc
The C drive was 169 gb and everything is in it.
But it seems like the A and B partitions have been added into E.
My E partition was around 50 gb,A was 70 and B was around 200.
All of those have been added up to give me 331 GB. The files from partition E are still there,but the files from A and B are not there.

Also see this
http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/8108/48364352.png
After going into this drive,you can see that now it shows only 50 gb (which was the size of the original E drive). The Music and Movies partition is missing/hidden.

My guess is that they still exist,but are hidden.
Heck,even in Windows 7 after doing a clean install,I could see my C and E drive but couldnt see my A and B ones.
So I went into Administrative tools and then into Disk Management and the partition was still there and I only had to assign a drive letter to them and then they appeared on My Computer.
I think its because by default you can only see the C,D,E,F drives and you have to 'unhide' or re-assign the other drive letters.
So any help about this :S?

Also now you must have seen the sata storage controller and hard drive model,so can someone point me to a driver please!?!
Here... Read more

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

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

Additional information about the problem:

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

Can anyone pinpoint what caused the problem? thank you

A:BSOD after right clicking any hard drive

Hi.

In this order,

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

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

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

You need to update these old software\drivers.


Code:
TBPANEL.SYS 0x9cf9f000 0x9cfa02c0 0x000012c0 0x3d41d4b0 27-Jul-02 1:01:04 πμ
ASACPI.sys 0x8ec84000 0x8ec85420 0x00001420 0x411c2d04 13-Aug-04 4:52:52 πμ
seehcri.sys 0x9060d000 0x90612f00 0x00005f00 0x478488c1 09-Jan-08 10:41:37 πμ
btnetdrv.sys 0x9060b000 0x9060cf00 0x00001f00 0x4794816f 21-Jan-08 1:26:39 μμ
VcommMgr.sys 0x9073d000 0x90742b00 0x00005b00 0x486b26ba 02-Jul-08 8:56:58 πμ
IvtBtBus.sys 0x90743000 0x90747c80 0x00004c80 0x486b26ce 02-Jul-08 8:57:18 πμ
BtHidBus.sys 0x8991c000 0x8991f680 0x00003680 0x4891b394 31-Jul-08 2:44:04 μμ
nvm62x32.sys 0x8ed45000 0x8ed99c80 0x00054c80 0x48f8fcf7 17-Oct-08 11:00:39 μμ
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Attachment 351566
Recently bought a new hard drive about 2 weeks ago,
now it randomly BSODs about once every 2 or 3 days,
planning to return to manufacturer but need to be sure .

A:Random BSOD, new hard drive

Hello, VulcanPeace, welcome to the Forums. I looked at the last 4 or 5 dump files and from all appearances, the problem is your Hard Drive causing the problems.


Code:
system; when they are terminated (for any reason), the system can no
longer function.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, Process
Arg2: fffffa8005758b30, Terminating object
Arg3: fffffa8005758e10, Process image file name
Arg4: fffff80003184130, Explanatory message (ascii)
Debugging Details:
------------------
----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
PROCESS_OBJECT: fffffa8005758b30
IMAGE_NAME: csrss.exe
DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 0
MODULE_NAME: csrss
FAULTING_MODULE: 0000000000000000
PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000006 - The instruction at 0x%p referenced memory at 0x%p. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0x%x.
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_IOERR

Code:
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000006, fffff80002eb822f, fffff880055fe6e8, fffff880055fdf40}
Probably caused by : hardware_disk
Followup: MachineOwner

Code:
CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (f4)
A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been
terminated.
Several processes and threads are necessary for the operation of the
system; when they are terminated (for any reason), the system can no
longer function.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, Process
Arg2: fffffa8005932b30, Terminating object
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Hi all, I have a Dell XPS 15 (L502X) with Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) and I just recently had to replace the hard drive, it's only been a year or year and a half. The past few days I've been getting random system failures...the system just shuts off without warning. Upon booting up, Windows Problem Reporting reports a BSOD with BCCode 7a. Research confirms this is most definitely a hard drive issue, where there are bad sectors or a damaged drive.

According to HDSentinel, my HD Health is only 76%!! I'm wondering if it would be worth it to run a full surface check and full disk check with HDSentinel. It will take 12-24 hours to complete both..as I have a 1TB hard drive.. and I will lose all of my data...but it's either that or buy a new hard drive for $120.

My question is: would it be worth it to try and save the hard drive? Or, is it too far gone, with only 76% health? Also, what might cause such a drastic change in the HD Health? The laptop hasn't had any sudden shocks, hits, or anything, but all of the sudden I am getting 4-5 BSOD's per day, all 7a. S.M.A.R.T. status is OK, but obviously the drive is having issues. I ran dskchk on C:/ and it didn't help.. would SeaTools possibly be able to save it? It's a Seagate drive. I'd just like some outside opinions--I've worked on computers for years but I've never had to/wanted to save a dying hard drive. I've heard it's possible to repair damaged drives using tools ... Read more

A:BSOD 7a, hard drive issues

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I get the BSOD when I have my external hard drive plugged in and I do anything for long enough (I.e. watching a movie, doing a virus scan... etc) Can you please look over my file and see if you can tell me what the problem is?
Thanks!

A:BSOD while using external hard drive

Welcome
You seem to have a driver problem. Most of the reports were consistent. I do not know how it ties in with the external
Update driver
Productname:JMB38X Flash Media Controller Driver Description:JMicron JMB38X Flash Media Controller Driver Company:JMicron Technology Corporation

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I recently bought a Dell Dimension E310. When I bought it it came without a hard drive so I installed a Western Digital 500gb Sata HDD. I plugged in the Sata power and Serial data leaving whats labeled on the hard drive as factory jumper settings (the 3-pin connection on the hdd) unconnected. The computer came with an Operating System disk. Its from Dell one of those "Already Installed On Your Computer" disks. It has Microsoft Windows XP Pro SP2 on it. I've tried reinstalling this several times and the outcome varies. Sometimes I'll make it completely through the installation and experience the blue screen with white text a while after the OS is up and running. Other times the blue screen comes during installation of the OS. Windows XP Media Center Edition is the tag on the computer, I have a copy of this, installed it with the product key on the tag, installed just fine. While installing drivers I again got the blue screen, Ive also seen a "generic host process for win32 services has encountered a problem and needs to close" error when I try using IE or opening nearly anything. I've even been on the login screen and seen the blue screen just before my computer restarts on its own and notifies me that "Windows has recovered from a serious error" after logging in. I feel at a loss. I've tried Installing several copies of windows, like Windows XP, Windows Media Center Edition a few times only to get similar results.

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A:New Computer New Hard Drive BSOD! help!

If the new hard drive (all new ones are) is Sata 3.0 transfer rate compatible, then you must set the jumper on the hard drive for Sata 1.5 transfer rate operation, because your motherboard does not support Sata 3.0 transfer rate. It does however support 1.5 transfer rate, so therefore, move the jumper on the drive for 1.5 transfer rate so it can see the motherboard properly.

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

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

Can you see the HDD in BIOS?

Are you running XP SP3?

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

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

OEM / Retail Recovery Discs + Recovery Instructions

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hello again.

After I have installed a fresh Windows 7 64 Bit installation on a newly bought Crucial M4 SSD drive there are the BSOD's again.
The last time I thought the cause perhaps was, a driver mcdbus.sys installed by a video editting program. This program is now not installed at all. Or the cause was the program Migicdisk wich I had removed later. (See my previous post)
Now sometime later my harddrive crashed completely! So I bought a new hard drive an SSD as stated above and reinstalled Windows on this drive.

Does one of you know perhaps where the problem really could be found?

System specs are in my Profile.

Thanks,

Kasper

A:Again BSOD's after reinstall W7 on new SSD hard drive

Is there anybody who could look at my problem.
If you need more info please let me know!!

Kasper

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Hello,

I am very beginner-level tech guy and am wondering if someone can point me in the right direction of how to proceed.

My Dell Dimension 8400 got the BSOD:
STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF8969528 , 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

I ordered a new hard drive to replace the original hard drive expecting that to resolve the problem.
I allowed the system to create a partition based on the entire space allowed and started installing windows XP.
Windows XP installation progressed for a bit then when it restarted the computer it went straight back to the same BSOD!!!. OUTRAGEOUS!!!

I did a hard drive diagnostic and the new drive (Drive 0) got a "Pass" The two CD drives (Drive 4 & Drive 5) both said "Diagnostics Not Supported"

I have left the SATA Operation to the system default (RAID Autodetect / AHCI). I tried switching the SATA Operation to (RAID Autodetect / ATA), saved and exited, but still got BSOD.
All other BIOS settings are default

Is the Boot Sequence important? Currently it says:
1.Onboard or USB Floppy Drive
2. Onboard SATA Hard Drive
3. Onboard IDE Hard Drive (not present)
4. Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive
If I change the Boot Sequence to SATA Hard Drive #1 could that help?

I hope I can fix this and the Mother board is not broken.

Should I be testing/checking the memory cards?
How would I do a RAM test, or a CPU test?

Would it be useful to disconnect/reconnect the internal components to ensure the connections are proper?

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A:intalled new hard drive and still getting BSOD

1. Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive
2. Onboard SATA Hard Drive ( if the drive is sata)
alter the first drives to boot as above.
system default (RAID Autodetect / AHCI)

reset the bios to safe settings (default)
lift and reseat the memory chips take care to earth your self to the case before touching chips.
boot into the bios and make the necessary changes firstboot etc...take note of correct memory amount installed and the time and date/month/year is correct.
 

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We have a dell Inspiron 9300. We keep getting the BSOD with the system 32 error. We don't have the OS disc, just the disc from dell. So we know we are going to have to set the computer back to factory settings. However, we want to get our pictures off of the hard drive before we do this.
We were thinking of using an enclosure to get the pictures off of the hard drive. Has anyone ever used one before? Also, how do we know what kind of hard drive we have ( PATA/EIDE..etc) to know which enclosure will work with the hard drive? Any help would be greatly appreciated! We want to save our wedding and honeymoon pictures!!!
 

A:Help backing up hard drive BSOD

there is a device out now that will allow you to slave either one using usb port - it is a USB 2.0 TO SATA/IDE adaptor - it works with ide, sata, and laptop hard drives - i use one almost daily and i love it - you can get it online - we carry them in the store for 30 bucks - cool thing is you never have to shut your system down to slave in the hard drive - for me that is a big thing because i may slave in 5 a day sometimes- anyway - that is one route you can go
 

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

A:BSOD on Hard Drive swap

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

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My error is BSOD -- "Check for viruses on your computer. Remove any newly installed hard drives or hard drive controllers. Check your hard drive to make sure it is properly configured and terminated."

.... it tells me to run chkdsk /f, but then I try that switch and it tells me that it is an invalid switch!
I am really bumming and hope someone can help me ...

Here are my exact error codes and symptoms:

Stop: 0x0000007b (0xf88c2528, 0xc0000034, (last two are all zeroes)

I have tried 2 brand new hard drives on this Compaq laptop.

I install the hard drive, and boot from CD (XP home).

It formats then installs XP.

Upon its own reboot I get the XP logo and then the blue screen with the above error.

If it is a boot sector virus, how do I get rid of it when I cannot boot at all? I'd be willing to try to solve it is if it a boot sector virus -- PLEASE HELP! I have already spent $150 on hard drives!!!!!

Thank you to anyone willing to help here.

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

A:BSOD after plugging in hard drive

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

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