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Vista Ultimate BSOD looping restart HELP!!!

Q: Vista Ultimate BSOD looping restart HELP!!!

I was getting ready to watch a movie on my Windows Vista Ultimate computer but I had noticed it was running rather slow so I decided to restart my computer. I clicked the restart option through the Start menu and it went to the shutting down screen... then it stayed there w/o moving for 10 minutes and I didn't see any updates or anything that would delay the shut down of my computer... so I then pressed the restart button on my computer case and it went to bios and went straight to this screen>>>
STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure}
The registry cannot load the hive (file):
or its log or alternate.
It is corrupt, absent, or not writable.

Collecting data for crash dump
Initializing disk for crash dump
Beginning dump of physical memory.
Dumping physical memory to disk: 0%
It continually goes from 0% to 100% then reboots and it won't let me start in any of the modes such as safe mode or previously booted mode or anything.. it just continually loops to the blue screen of death message I get above.
Does anyone have any idea on how to fix this problem??? THANK YOU SOOO MUCH!!!

Preferred Solution: Vista Ultimate BSOD looping restart HELP!!!

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

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A: Vista Ultimate BSOD looping restart HELP!!!

Try a system restore from the Vista recovery environment.


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Hello peeps, my first post and sadly the only reason i'm here is because I got problems... but I like the feel of it in here, i've read through alot of posts and you got some clever peeps here, hopefully one of them can help me.

I've got a computer i've built myself and recently installed vista ultimate 32bit, which for the most part i'm happy with... i got quite a beefy computer so why shouldn't i run vista ?

I'm getting BSOD or stop errors every now and again, no real pattern to them and i can't re-create the BSOD to try and track them down.. i have just un-checked restart on system failure.

They dont happen all that often... usually when i wake up, i'll move the mouse to see 'windows has recovered from a serious error' and none of my downloads are done... I usually get 1 or 2 a day.

If anyone is kind enough to help me with this problem... let me know what info you need and i'll be straight on it.

A:Vista ultimate 32bit BSOD / restart

No flags in device manager (visable or hidden)

Loads of dxdiag info ;

System Information
Time of this report: 7/10/2008, 13:01:14
Machine name: GARY-PC
Operating System: Windows Vista? Ultimate (6.0, Build 6000) (6000.vista_gdr.071023-1545)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Model: MS-7360
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 1140MB used, 3176MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 10
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 6.00.6000.16386 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name: Radeon X1800 Series
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Chip type: ATI Radeon Graphics ... Read more

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I'm a gamer and a major 'net addict, but when it comes to the inner workings of my beloved hardware, I don't have a clue in hell. I'm not a complete dimwit, but expansive responses would be much appreciated.

I've had this PC for about a year now and ever since I first had it it's been giving me nightmares. It started with small browser crashes from watching Youtube vids to full BSOD'ing from gaming and the like. I ignored the BSODs for a long while and after a handful of months the problem got out of hand. My PC wouldn't crash if I kept it on or turned it on everyday as if it'd remain alive if it were "warmed up". I went away on vacation for two months - meaning I turned it off - came back, but it was stuck in a permanent BSOD loop and I was unable to boot from anything, anywhere, anyhow. After two weeks of incessant attempts, I finally got it back to its desktop, and can not continuously turn it on with an 80% success rate without BSODs. I have googled to hell and back on this one and came to the slightly unsure conclusion it was from incompatible drivers. But now I feel my PC is corrupted in some sense from the 400+ BSODs it's gone through. The internet no longer works on it, it's very sensitive to just about anything - file opening, moving the cursor, etc. I turn it on everyday but it's incapable of doing anything, and that includes reformatting with XP which I have tried desperately so very many times.... Read more

A:Vista 64 bit giving me BSOD looping hell

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Good day people,
does anyone here having the same problem after downgrading from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 7? I'm using Asus S550CM notebook with 4GB RAM, 1.3gHZ CPU, NVIDIA GT635M and Core i5. This happens to me everytime I install Windows 7 in my system. After filling the required fields during the installation, the computer restarts then BSOD. Thanks in advance

A:BSOD after the restart during the install of Windows 7 Ultimate

Back up your files, unplug all other HD's and peripherals,

Boot into BIOS setup, reset to defaults, set SATA controller to AHCI, Hard Drive first to boot, Save changes and Exit.

If you notice UEFI Boot choices in BIOS Boot Priority menu then proceed with UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with. If you don't want a UEFI install you can Bypass UEFI to Install WIn7. This video can help you decide: UEFI BIOS vs. Legacy BIOS - YouTube

Then boot into Windows 7 installer DVD or flash stick burned or written using tool and latest ISO for your licensed OS version here. I would use a fresh ISO written with tool in Step 2 as yours is in question.

At first installer screen Press Shift + F10, or enter System Recovery Options to open a Command Box, type:

SELECT DISK 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)

Next click Install Now, then Custom install to Clean Install Windows 7 to the partition you created. If it fails then report back at which step and the verbatim error message.

In addition read over these steps to understand the tools and methods which work best to get and maintain a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps are the same for retail.

After install you can adjust partition size or Create new partitions for data, etc. in Disk Mgmt. You are creating the partition here for the purpose of wipi... Read more

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I've tried to upgrade from Vista Ultimate 32 bit to 7 Ultimate 32 bit numerous times now, all with the same result: a BSOD during the install process, which I get during (what I think is) the final step called "Transferring files, settings and programs."

The installation compatibility test warns me about my Nvidia drivers, which I've attempted to both remove and upgrade to the latest version, but that doesn't seem to make a difference (I still get the warning during the compatibility check, and I still get the blue screen). I'm not sure that's even the problem, either. I can't (easily) remove/replace the video card, since my mobo doesn't have onboard video, so I'd hopefully be able to avoid having to do that.

The error in the blue screen is a nebulous "REFERENCE_BY_POINTER" message. The technical information is "STOP: 0x00000018 (0x00000000, 0x86478030, 0x00000002, 0xFFFFFFFF)."

As a zip file, I've attached the setup log, error log, compatibility report, and what I think is the setup dump file, all of which I found in C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther (I believe that's the right place to look). The logs complain about BthMig problems, which I think has something to do with bluetooth, but I don't have any bluetooth peripherals. I've uninstalled things that I thought might have some bluetooth things in it, like MS Intellitype (maybe a stretch), but again, no difference.

System specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, on an Asus M2N SLI Deluxe, wit... Read more

A:BSOD During upgrade from Vista Ultimate to 7 Ultimate

Greetings! Moskie and Welcome to the Se7en Forums!

On one quick look at the "REFERENCE_BY_POINTER" error that seems to go back as far as Win 2000 there. STOP: 0x00000018 (parameter, parameter, parameter, parameter) REFERENCE_BY_

Error Message:
STOP: 0x00000018 (parameter, parameter, parameter, parameter) REFERENCE_BY_POINTER

This is a Windows 2000 Executive character-mode STOP message. This indicates that a failure occurred while referencing an object by what should have been a referenced pointer.
User Action:

If this is the first time you have booted after installing new hardware, remove the hardware and boot again. Check the Microsoft Hardware Compatibility List to verify that the hardware and its drivers are compatible with Windows 2000. For information about the hardware, contact the supplier. If you are installing Windows 2000 for the first time, check the Windows 2000 system requirements, including the amount of RAM and disk space required to load the operating system. Also, check the Hardware Compatibility List to verify that the system can run Windows 2000. If Windows 2000 is loaded and no new hardware has been installed, reboot with recovery options set to create a dump file. If the message continues to appear, select the Last Known Good option when you reboot. If there is no Last Known Good configuration, try using the Emergency Repair Disk. If you do not have an Emergency Repair Disk, contact your technical... Read more

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Ok, so I've tried contacting Microsoft Support several times, and they just keep sending me back to the form to request for help. I've given up hope on them. Anyways, here is my problem.

My computer is set to automatic update. I saw that it was updating, and instead of telling me it needed to restart, it restarted on its own. When it tried to restart, it gave me an error message saying that my sfc_os.dll file was missing before it restarted itself again. It then gave me the option to go into safe mode, which I did. It gave me a few memory errors then finished loading. Before I could do anything, it restarted again. It continued to do this till it stopped loading safe mode. It gets to the Windows XP loading screen, then restarts back.

I have tried restoring to last good known configuration, and it fails every time. When it goes to load now, it asks to run chkdsk, it freezes during the 2nd step. I have tried my hdd in my brother's computer which is the exact same model as mine, and was able to run chkdsk as well as load into windows. However, it didn't appear that the drivers for the mouse loaded as I wasn't able to use it and eventually the keyboard stopped working. I did scan it with Malwarebytes and Norton and nothing was detected. I was thinking that because of the memory errors, I could try replacing the RAM in my computer with those of my brothers and see if I make any progress. I don't think that's the only problem, but I coul... Read more

A:Restart Looping

Compaq Recovery/Restore CDs, http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documen...ocname=bph07143Without a disk to reinstall/repair the O/S...and inability to boot into XP, there's little you can do to troubleshoot/correct whatever is wrong (IMO).FWIW: Reference on the file mentioned, http://www.liutilities.com/products/wintas...library/sfc_os/Louis

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Hello, I am brand new & not a real computer geek. I can normally follow instructions. But, I did not know how to get the report that is ask for in the Posting Instructions. Sorry I failed.
I will try to be as clear as possible with what I have done or any info you need.

Windows 7 32 bit Full retail
HP Pavilion a6110n
It was a clean install 4 months ago onto a new hard drive. At the same time I got a new card and installed a second monitor. I?ve had no problems until now.
As soon as it boots I get a pop up saying ?Windows explorer has stopped working? immediately flashes to ?Windows Explorer is restating?. All desktop icons disappear but, the desktop background stays so, it is not completely shutting down on each restart. I only have 5-10 seconds between starts.
I have disconnected everything except Keyboard, mouse, and monitor.
I have tried to boot into safe mood and the screen just stays black?it does NOTHING.
I have tried to boot from the original Windows 7 CD and it boots from the hard drive not the CD.
System Restore says it cannot restore no matter what point I have tried. It says it is possibly being blocked by anti virus even though I think I have turned everything off. But, it is constantly restarting so I am not sure if everything is staying off.
I can do a Control Alt Delete and get into task manger. Task manager shows: Processes 55 , CPU Usage 0-40%, Physical Memory 33%
I have done a ?Fix problems and Windows Updates? from the Systems... Read more

A:Restart looping


Welcome to SevenForums.

Insert your Win DVD.

Shut down your computer.

Remove power from you computer.

Reapply power.

Start your computer and IMMEDIATELY start tapping the F2 key.

This will get you into the bios where you can change the boot order to boot first from the optical drive.

On some systems, you can tap the F12 key to do a "one-time only" boot order change.

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A friend of mine bought a new laptop Acer 4750G intel core i3 with 2gb of ram and 1gb of video card, 64 bit. The said unit has no OS installed when he bought it thus, he ask me to install windows 7 ultimate. The installation of win 7 was successful together with the third party softwares. I activated the OS by executing the "[deleted by mod]" and the computer will restart automatically.

My question is why the computer restart repeatedly after activating the OS. i did the same procedure a lot of times and it gives me the same result. I firmly believe that there's no problem with my installation disc (32/64 bit) as i was using it in a 32 bit computer for more than a year now.

thank you for any assistance that you can give

A:Restart Looping

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-AMD Duron, 1.35 GHz. Put the thing together myself. Its got a
PCchips K7 Motherboard (model M863AG/G), 256 MB RAM, 15 GB Hard Drive, and CD/DVD Player.

Today my second major crash has occured. The PC had been on and working for several hours, until it was in midsong on Media Player. No response from any input, frozen screen, and constant hard disk activity. I restarted the PC, but it locked up again as soon as login screen appeared. Now, I cant even get that far. The PC will get up to the Windows loading screen, and will automatically restart, no matter what i do. I've tried Safe Mode, Last Known Configuration, unplugging my guitar stuff from the PC, etc. etc.

Notworthy previous problems

A similar problem occured when i had my 40 GB and 15 GB hard disk working together. There was a loud annoying clicking noise coming from the hard disk. Constant hard disk activity (even tho no apps were running) and then crashing. Blue screens saying it was physically dumping my memory due to problems. fortunately i was able to transfer the files i needed from the 40 GB storage drive to the 15GB (where windows runs off of). Immediately afterwards, the 40GB became nonexistent. I scanned the 15GB afterwards and found no viruses. Thing were working well...

For about a week ive heard a fast repetive quiet clicking within my computer, and I just assumed it was my case rattling since i didnt have it screwed on fully. But even if its taken off, i still hear it. I have not been ... Read more

A:Continuous Restart Looping

Does your pc freeze or does it restart?

If it restarts can you hear a clicking sound from you Power Supply?

I had a faulty Power Supply a while ago and it sometimes but not always would do multiple restarts whilst Windows was still loading. Ususally I could hear a click just before the restart. If you can he a click to then try using a friend's power supply, preferably a friend who know knows more about pc's than you so that he can help you with installation. If the issues are gone then you obviously have a dying power supply on you hands, if not then I can't offer any more help.

Or maybe just take the pc to a pc fix-up place and allow them to determine if it is the power supply or not.

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I am the IT manager here, one of our XP Professional machine has issue.

When i start the machine, it has the XP loading screen (with the window XP logo), which is normal.
Then after that, it will restart the machine by itself, so it will keep looping to restart, i never can get into the desktop. why?

I tried to use my XP CD to do a repair or chkdisk, it tried to load all the system files, then i said it failed because some .sys corrupted.

I am thinking to do chkdisk, any boot CD chkdisk utility? or give me any suggestion for this issue!

Please give me some advise,

A:XP machine keep looping to restart

Can you boot into safe mode?Try the last known good configuration option?http://www.computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm#02It helps if you provide...exact error messages. I'm sure that MS has millions by now and it's impractical to guess what the system is trying to tell you.Do you have MS XP CDs...or recovery/restore disks provided by the system manufacturers?Louis

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At first windows loads up as usual to desktop. After about 30 seconds, it randomly restarts and after that it keeps getting stuck at boot logo and then restarts again looping over and over again.

This also happens on safemode. I managed to uncheck automatically restart option on sysdm.cpl with the 30 seconds that I had, but even after doing that, the restart looping persists. I dont know what to do.

The last time windows worked normally, I played Forza Horizon 4 with logitech g29 steering wheel and shifter which was working perfectly fine for 4 days after I got the steering wheel. The next day I go to turn my computer on and this happened.



RAM: 18GB Mushkin Stealth 997069S DDR3

CPU: AMD A10-6800k 4.1 GHz Quadcore FM2 socket With AMD Radeon HD 8670D graphics

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060

Storage: Samsung 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD

A:Windows 10 automatic looping restart

Boot with the Windows DVD / USB stick and choose Repair

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I have somehow managed to infect my desktop (microsoft xp home edition)during a download process. I was opening an application that, in retrospect I should not have. Anyway as soon as it opened I knew it was bad!!! I attempted to lockdown the computer but no good. I whipped out the power cable as quick as possible but too late im afraid. Now my desktop is left in a conituous startup loop. It gets as far as booting to the windows screen but then begins an automatic reboot. I have tried atrating both in safe and last known modes to no avail. I think I may be looking at a system reboot from disk(which I cannot find), if so will I be able to retrieve my data from harddisc?
I feel extremely stupid for having opened the file. I did scan it with spyware doc. previously but got an all clear. Is there anything that i can do? And perhaps there is some info you can share with me in relation to checking any files that you are unsure of in the future.

Thanking you in advance.

A:xp desktop infected and looping restart

Hello and welcome to TSF

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.


Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

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

Please start a new thread in our Virus/Trojan/Spyware forum along with the required logs

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HP Pavilion 761n, 1.67 GHz, 512 mb, XP Home Edition

This crazy machine freezes to the point of no return at random. Sometimes, but not always, the screen will have a green strip and the rest of it rust color at freeze time, but usually the screen remains intact.

Get this: When you push the power button on the front of the machine it will go into a loop cycle from blue HP logo screen to selecting which type of Safe mode to use, back and forth. The only way the machine will start correctly is by flipping the surge protector button off and wait for the green light on the power supply to turn off. Then you flip it back on and use the power button on the front of the machine.

Another thing: I set up DSL for the client and it was working fine. When the machine froze, and got it powered up, the DSL modem works fine, but the computer will not access the Internet.

Are these symptoms the power supply? Could it be the CPU? Could it be the USB pulling down the power supply? I ask this because when the HP all-in-one USB printer was power on, the system seemed to freeze a bit more. How can I determine the problem? I used AIDA32 to check the system, all the fans were running on the inside and it indicated no problems. Help!


A:Machine freezing then looping in restart

Even the best of us can overlook the simple things at times so here are a few questions for you.

Are you using a firewall or antivirus program?
Have you gotten any error messages?
Have you checked the Device Manager for any yellow !'s?
Have you tried booting to "last known good configuration"?
Have you tried System Restore?
Have you checked msconfig/startup to disable programs not necessary at startup?

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I have upgraded my Lenovo L520 to Windows 7 ultimate all seemed to load ok.
However when you turn the laptop on you just get Lenovo page saying press enter to enter bios and this keeps repeating its self I am sure there is an easy cure.
Thank You

A:Lenovo L520 Looping after upgrade of windows 7 ultimate

Why did you upgrade?

Where did you get the disk, or the ISO file and how was it burned to disk or stick?

Troubleshoot Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Roughly 2 hours ago I went to restart my father's computer to install Windows 7 updates. While restarting, I received the attached image instead of the loading Windows screen. No matter which of the option given it always will loop back to said screen after a brief Windows loading screen.

F1 key loops it back
Delete key gives me an error sound and will not proceed
F12 gives me a BIOS screen, but if I exit it, I am given the same manufacturer screen

His computer is a Gateway SX2802

Gateway SX2802-07 Specs - CNET

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:Manufacturer error screen looping after restart

Most probably is Hard disk failure.

The 2 sentence from below, Port 3 Device Error

SATA Port 3 is the Seagate hard disk
Also it mentioned S.M.A.R.T. Cable as Status BAD

Need to remove the Hard disk.
Hence it will always show this screen if you do not remove the BAD HDD.

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Few months back my dell inspiron 3537 64-bit 6GB ram with i5 processor has fell down from table. It worked well even though there was a crack on the backside of the screen near right hinge.  But now from past one week it  giving trouble in many ways ! Whenever I try to start it it either starts to give continuous short beeps or goes into looping restart. I can hear the drive sound and see power led glowing but the screen doesnt display anything except for changing from dark black to light black. Hdd led also doesnt blink. Please help me configure the issue and solve it.

A:Inspiron 3537 gives continuous short beep and looping restart

How many beeps between pauses?
Can you get to the Dell diagnostics (F12 at powerup) -- press immediately after starting the system?

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Invariably of late (last week or two), when Vista has to be restarted (e.g., OS patch, of which there have been several lately, or after installing an app), I get the "Starting Windows" graphic, then a blank screen. Shutting down and rebooting always works fine.

Any suggestions on where/how to troubleshoot this?

Asus A8N-E Rev. 2
Athlon 64 X2 4200+ (Manchester)
4x1GB Crucial D400
Leadtek GeForce 8800GTX
2xHitachi 160GB SATA300
LG External LightScribe DVD-RW/DVD-RAM

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Happened when I tried to minimize a game.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6002.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA8009FA8010
BCP2: FFFFFA600687AC48
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 256_1

dump file is attached.

A:BSOD in Vista Ultimate 64

FYI, if you only have one or two minidump files just attach as is; no need to zip them. If you have 3 to 5 then please zip them together in one ZIP file. 5 is the maxiumum. Thanks.

Your error is 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ ERROR. This indicates that an attempt to reset the display driver and recover from a timeout failed.

The following actions might prevent an error like this from happening again:

1. Download and install updates and device drivers for your computer from Windows Update.

2. Scan your computer for computer viruses.

3. Check your hard disk for errors.

*** In your case the ATI driver atikmpag.sys was specifically cited as the cause of your issues. There is quite a lot on the 'net concerning this driver and the problems it causes. I suggest you search it for yourself.

You might want to try the following:

1. Download Driver Cleaner Pro or Driver Sweeper (both have free versions; make sure the version will work with your OS) to your desktop screen and install.

2. Download the latest diver(s) for your video card but don't install them.

3. Uninstall your video card drivers and reboot your PC into Safe Mode. Run Driver Cleaner Pro or Driver Sweeper but ONLY for the video card drivers. I had someone use it on their chipset drivers! If it doesn't find any video card drivers that is quite okay.

4. Reboot and install new video card drivers.

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Hello, i've put the finishing touches on a HTPC... with Vista 64. I'm getting a BSOD... after about 5 minutes every time. Doesn't matter what program i'm running, or if it's just doing nothing. I've run Memtest overnight, nothing there. Updated the BIOS and every single driver. Done the reinstall numerous times, put video cards in different slots, swapped the RAM, formatted hard drives, check for viruses, and sacrificed a chicken to the computer gods. I'm running the BIOS at fail safe settings, with no anti-virus software installed or firewall. I've downloaded and installed all important Vista upgrades. Not connected to the internet right now.

These are the two most recurring error messages:


I've included the latest minidump file at this url...



Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks

OS: Vista Ultimate 64
CPU: Intel Core Duo E8400 3.0 GHz
MB: Gigabyte EP45-UD3P
GPU: Sapphire 100249L Radeon HD 3850 1 GB 256-bit GDDR2 PCI-e 2.0
TV Turner Card: Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1800
RAM: Corsair 4GB (2X2GB) 240-Pin DDR SDRAM 800 (PC2 6400)
Hard Drives: (2) WD Caviar Green 1 TB SATA Model: WD10EADS
Optical Drive: LG 6X Blu-Ray DVD-ROM SATA(GGC-H2OL)
Power Supply: SeaSonic OB-S12 550W ATX12v / EPS12v SLI
Case: Siverstone LC14B-MC ATX HTPC

Mick Meyers

A:Vista Ultimate 64 BSOD

Firstly, anything exciting in the eventlog? Secondly, test your RAM using http://www.memtest86.com/ - run the test overnight.

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hi all
i have this new pc, 1 month old..
lately i have this BSOD screen and afterwards the pc reset it self.

if any1 can help me i will appriciate it a lot.

p.s i have kaspersky and emule working with vista .. heared that it might cuz the problem.

the error msg i get after the system wake up is

Shut down unexpectedly

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6000.
Locale ID: 1037

Files that help describe the problem (some files may no longer be available)

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 00000000
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 894998C4
OS Version: 6_0_6000
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

A:Vista Ultimate BSOD

Get rid of emule

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hello, as you could guess im having serious issues with BSOD and getting 20+ per day, most of them are MEMORY_MANAGEMENT and PFN_LIST_CORRUPT, to assist you better my specs are

CPU : AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual Core 4400+ 2.3ghz
MB : GA-MA785GM-US2H (Gigabyte)
RAM : 4GIG DDR2 800mhz Corsair (2x 2gig chips)
OS : Windows Vista Ultimate 64 bit edition
VC : Nvidia Geforce GT 240

I'm also running McAfee anti-virus
I have been having this issue for over a year, all stopped for a short time when i took my old video card out, former VC was a Zotac 8800gt AMP Edition

I attached the only mini dump files on the computer, i had to zip them due to each one being bigger then the upload limit.

Any help to solve these issues would be great

A:BSOD Vista Ultimate 64-bit


hey again i just got a fresh BSOD the info was, this info is less then 5 mins old before posting this

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.
Locale ID: 3081

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF9600009F4CF
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

i would attach the dump file but its 81kb too big to upload without zipping it

thanx again

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I've started receiving the dreaded BSOD the last few days. I've been trying to debug the mini.dmp files, but have had little luck. I can't think of anything that I have changed in the last few days. I installed new memory about a month ago after having problems with rebooting, but that problem appeared much different than this one.
I have attached a .zip of the minidump files. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Vista Ultimate 64 BSOD not sure why?

Inside the 4 MiniDumps:

BugCheck 34, {50751, fffff9801f2977c8, fffff9801f2971a0, fffff800020998c6}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption

BugCheck 109, {a3a039d899797501, 0, 8bb786e4c4d9c453, 101}
Probably caused by : Unknown_Image

Probably caused by : amon.sys

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff8000229b899, fffff9802358d170, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exeClick to expand...


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I've had this laptop for almost a year now. Ive had some trouble for a while between BSOD's and my wireless internet being temperamental. I could really use some help dealing with the BSOD issues. My most recent was this morning and I had 2 yesterday. The one today read System_Service_Exception at the top. I didnt get to write down all the information of the crash because my comp was set to reboot after the BSOD. I set it not to do this just now so the next crash I can have a more detailed report of the issue. I'll post some information I hope can be useful in figuring this out.

Thank you,


A:BSOD Help. Vista Ultimate x64

If other info is needed please say so. I'm not quite sure if what I posted will be usefull

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Hello all... I seem to be having two recurring BSOD's. The first is the IRQL DRIVER NOT LESS OR EQUAL error... This usually only occurs while playing games, but has occured other times as well. I have looked around and seen that bad ram may be a cause, but Vista's memtest did not find anything after 5 runs. Other places talk about shared IRQ spots and I have checked and my satalink controller and pci-x slot share IRQ 16. I am not sure if this is the problem.

The second problem is Page Fault in Non Paged Area. Same thing with this.. read about ram failure but that does not seem to be the case. My paging file is 8Gb so It is atleast large enough... The only thing I can think of is that my Sata and Gfx card share IRQ's, but havent found anything about those conflicting... Any ideas would be appreciated.. Thanks!


I have not had these problems when I first got Vista... Im kinda curious if a driver broke my system... Anyone know if it coulda been the Creative drivers? I know they have a reputation for breaking things... NVidia I have a little more trust in.. but I updated it recently... along with my Creative card

My specs are as follows

Asus M2N32-Sli Deluxe Mobo
AMD 4200+ X2 AM2 processor
2Gb DDR2 Crucial Ram
NVidia 7900GTX 512 pci-x Gfx
Creative X-Fi Platinum Sound
4 3gb Sata HDD

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I did a clean Vista install with all the latest drivers and windows update. Now I get the BSOD randomly. And this it what it says:

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x000000D5 (0xFFFFF9800135EF10, 0x0000000000000000, 0xFFFFFA6000D88D8E, 0x0000000000000000)

It has happened as I was playing Eve Online, surfing the web with Mozilla, and watching a video on Windows Media Player Classic.

Once I got the BSOD error for ATIKMDAG.SYS.

I think its the ATI drivers and I have the latest 9.2 drivers installed. I might try and uninstall it and install the drivers provided by Asus. I have the Asus EAH4850.

I also have suspicion on the Asus EPU-6 Program. It overclocks or downclocks my computer depending on what I do. Ill try to turn it off and see what happens.

I have attached my lastest minidump file.


A:Vista Ultimate 64 and BSOD

hi and welcome you could have a look here http://www.faultwire.com/solutions_b...00D5-1213.html

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I just put this system together and I am getting some BSODs but can't figure out what's causing them. The BSODs are either IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL or PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA.

Here are the components:

GA-EX58-UD3R Motherboard
Intel i7 920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz (LGA 1366)
3x2GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 Tri-Channel 1333MHz PC3-10666 RAM Kit
EVGA Nvidia GTX 260 896MB Video Card
Raidmax 730W PSU
Creative Audigy2 ZS Sound Card
Maxtor 160GB Hard Drive
Windows Ultimate x64

I'm almost positive the power supply, hard drive, sound card, and video card are working as they were pulled from a working machine. I've also ran Memtest on the RAM and it didn't return any errors.

I have checked and my drivers are all verified and up to date. I have attached some of the minidumps so you can review. Anyone have any idea what could be causing the issue?

Thanks in advanced!

A:Vista Ultimate x64 BSOD

Hello Takumi,
Welcome to Vista Forums!

Some bad news though, and this is directly from this link:

Most commonly it is the CPU overheating. A close second would be bad RAM. The first thing I would do if you have this issue is to run the machine till it gives you that error, then immediately reboot it, go into the BIOS and check the CPU temperature. 3/5 times it will be way too hot. Go to the store, buy a fancy new heatsink with a ball bearing fan (don't need it binding like a bushing fan will eventually do), pick up some thermal grease while you're at it, and install. Your problem will likely go away.
If not, get some memory that you know is good, and test that out in the system for a while. Be sure to pull out all memory that is currently in the system, or this test will do nothing. If it stabilizes after that, then replace the memory permanently, shoot the old like a clay pigeon and have a nice day.
Sometimes though, especially with the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error, even that is not enough. This is where you get hardcore with the troubleshooting. In the BIOS, load Fail-Safe defaults, disable the onboard modem, sound, and LAN (where applicable). Take out all the cards, with the exception of video, and run the machine for a while. If the machine stays stable, then start adding/re-enabling the devices one by one. Keep in mind that modern motherboards share IRQ's across PCI slots, so try not to put a sound card and a modem right next to each other. They don't seem to think... Read more

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Hi, I'm getting random BSOD with different stop codes. I have Vista Ultimate 32 with sp1, Abit IP35 Pro MB, Quad Core 9300 CPU, 4gb Crucial Ballistix Tracer RAM. I have the latest bios and Drivers for my componets. I thought my problem was with my RAM. I ran Vistas memory tool but found no errors. The Blue Screens are getting more frequent and I'm starting to get frustrated, please help! I have attatched the latest memory dumps.

A:BSOD Vista Ultimate

hi and welcome can you run sfc/scnw http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/66...c-command.html just to check things but i would err on the side of a driver problem also try looking in the event viewer to get more info start control panel administrative tools event viewer you can check the various logs to see what happend just before the bsod

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Every few days on a more or less random basis, Vista crashes. About half the time this happens when the computer is idle and I'm away from it. When I'm using it, it doesn't seem to matter what I may be doing. It crashes. Vista has all the latese updates.

I was running XP (32 bit) on this hardware without a problem. The Vista install was on a newly formatted drive.

I've downloaded the Debugging Tools for Windows but this has not helped me. I've attached the minidump files for the last month or so.


A:Vista Ultimate 64 bit BSOD


Originally Posted by tomstark

. . I've attached the minidump files for the last month or so under a prior post that has had no response.

Hi Tom. . .

Apologies this thread from last week was not answered. I deleted the new thread from Dec 17 as it is the same as this one.

I'll run the dumps - but I need add'l info from you.

Download Live SysInternals Autoruns from Microsoft TechNet and SAVE it to your DOCUMENTS folder. Next, download the attached zip and extract the batch file to your DESKTOP. Then go to desktop, right-click on the batch file and select Run as Administrator.

It will run for approx 5 minutes - you will see status screen and several others open & close. No interaction - just let it run. When finished, go to your documents folder and zip up the newly created folder named TSF_Vista_Support and attach to next post.

Any ? - please let me know.

Regards. . .



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I built the compter from scratch. When i went to install vista 64 i was blue screening. So i did what everybody says and take out all hte ram except for 1 2gig chip. So everything went smooth, i updated to the new service pack. Put back all 8 gigs of ram in. Boom BSOD again. So i take out 1 chip now it runs fine. Any ideas why i cant run 8gigs of ram??

Asus Pn5-d w/ intel core dual 2.66
8gigs of corsiar ddr2 6400 800mhz
Vision tech radeon 4850 hd 512
seagate barracuda 750gig sata 3gb/s raid
vista ultimate 64

A:BSOD on Vista 64 Ultimate!

Hi bulldozer51, welcome to the board.

Here may be what you are looking for; just follow the instruction and you are home free. Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that uses more than 3 GB of RAM: "STOP 0x0000000A"

Hope this helps.


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I am not sure when th's problem actually started to occur, because I have done two major changes to far.

First I installed the Final Fantasy 14 online, my first try was a faliure because this pc had service pack 1. Installer told me to update to service pack 2 so I began downloading couple of updates all day and than Service Pack 2.

I have a Monster Laptop which has

Intel Core 2 Extreme CPU Q9300 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz
4 GB Ram
x64 OS never changed or reinstalled OS

I recently take this Laptop from my brother to Play FF cause he is never playing and it is a shame.
So I started building the drivers and stuff to make this computer work properly. But I guess i did something wrong and I am not sure on which part.

When I am playing FF it starts the game normally Cinematics are perfect rendering and in game playing is perfect. Than after a while I am getting a BSOD which appeared on different outputs;

I received dxgkrnl
and stop: 0x0000019 or something like that.

my health test and Drivers are attached.

A:Vista Ultimate BSOD!


There was no trace of your BSODs to be found in the event logs, usually this occurs when there is a serious hardware problem involved.

So, start by running these hardware tests:


Memtest86+ - Instructions:

Download the ISO (or the .exe for USB drives) from here http://www.memtest.org/#downiso

Then (if you have chosen the ISO) burn the ISO using IsoRecorder: ISO Recorder v3 Download (How to use IsoRecorder)

Boot from the CD/USB and run the test (at least 7 passes per test) with only one stick of RAM in place at a time.

It is a time consuming process but it is the only way to be sure it isn't a RAM fault.

For your final test, run the test with all the RAM in place.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...t-prime95.html (run the Blend test as well as the Small FFT test)



Hard Drive Testing

First run chkdsk

START -> type cmd.exe -> Right-click -> run as admin -> type chkdsk /f -> Press Y at prompt -> restart computer.

Also to check the drive's physical state run SeaTools

Download SeaTools for DOS from here: http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.js...00dd04090aRCRD

Follow the instructions to run it. After it has detected the drive, select Basic Tests, then Long Test and let it run.


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Hello, i've put the finishing touches on a HTPC... with Vista 64. I'm getting a BSOD... after about 5 minutes every time. Doesn't matter what program i'm running, or if it's just doing nothing. I've run Memtest overnight, nothing there. Updated the BIOS and every single driver. Done the reinstall numerous times, put video cards in different slots, swapped the RAM, formatted hard drives, check for viruses, and sacrificed a chicken to the computer gods. I'm running the BIOS at fail safe settings, with no anti-virus software installed or firewall. I've downloaded and installed all important Vista upgrades. Not connected to the internet right now.

These are the two most recurring error messages:

I've included the latest minidump files at this url...

DataFileHost - dump2.rar
CPU-Z Validator 3.0
Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks

OS: Vista Ultimate 64
CPU: Intel Core Duo E8400 3.0 GHz
MB: Gigabyte EP45-UD3P
GPU: Sapphire 100249L Radeon HD 3850 1 GB 256-bit GDDR2 PCI-e 2.0
TV Turner Card: Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1800
RAM: Corsair 4GB (2X2GB) 240-Pin DDR SDRAM 800 (PC2 6400)
Hard Drives: (2) WD Caviar Green 1 TB SATA Model: WD10EADS
Optical Drive: LG 6X Blu-Ray DVD-ROM SATA(GGC-H2OL)
Power Supply: SeaSonic OB-S12 550W ATX12v / EPS12v SLI
Case: Siverstone LC14B-MC ATX HTPC

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I have just upgraded to 64-bit Vista for the second time, after having a lot of troubles with it the first time I tried to install it. The first time I tried to install it I was getting BSOD before the install even completed. The second time I had it running for a whole day before I started having problems. I don't really know why I keep getting BSODs and every time it's from a different driver.... the main one I'm getting is 0x000000BE. Not sure what that means. I've updated all of my drivers and got all of the Windows Updates, and I've reinstalled all the drivers as well. I really don't think there's anything wrong with my memory because it's brand new and it works fine in other Windows OSes. Is there anything I haven't done that I should have, or anything I'm missing??

I have a TV Tuner card that has no drivers for Vista x64 that I just disabled, dunno if that would help.


Motherboard: ASRock 4CoreDual-Sata2
Memory: A-DATA DDR2 667 2x1 GB
Hard Drives: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 80gb SATA 3.0 gb/s
Western Digital Caviar 7200 RPM 200 GB
Video: ATI Radeon X1650 PRO AGP
anything else you want to know, ask

A:Vista Ultimate x64 BSOD


The ATTEMPTED_WRITE_TO_READONLY_MEMORY bug check has a value of 0x000000BE. This is issued if a driver attempts to write to a read-only memory segment.

The following parameters are displayed on the blue screen.
Parameter Description
1 Virtual address of attempted write
2 PTE contents
3 Reserved
4 Reserved

If the driver responsible for the error can be identified, its name is printed on the blue screen and stored in memory at the location (PUNICODE_STRING) KiBugCheckDriver.

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m audio 1010lt sound card

not sure why..usually when I shut down it restarts automatically..recently i was watching a movie and it restarted out of no where..any help appreciated.... windows ultimate 7 amd 6000 3.0 ghz processor 4 gb ram I did do some searching i do have m audio 1010lt and someone here had similar problems with audio being glitchy...just looking for help

Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7601. Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem: BCCode: 1000007e BCP1: FFFFFFFFC0000005 BCP2: FFFFF80002D02741 BCP3: FFFFF88003A2BB68 BCP4: FFFFF88003A2B3C0 OS Version: 6_1_7601 Service Pack: 1_0 Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem: C:\Windows\Minidump\091412-19390-01.dmp C:\Users\Exactly\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-36863-0.sysdata.xml

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline: C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

Uploads wasnt working so I uploaded file to my sky drive here:


A:restart problem BSOD glitchy audio win7 ultimate w/ m audio 1010lt sou

here it is upload worked

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Computer info:
Dell Latitude D830 laptop (disregard specs in sig - different computer)
OS: Vista 32 bit Ultimate SP2
Original OS: Vista 32 bit
OS has been reinstalled from a Dell reinstallation DVD due to a virus
Laptop is around three years old

Error codes from a couple of the last crashes:


My instinct says its due to the hard drive.

BSOD info is in attached zip file. TIA.

A:Recurring BSOD in Vista x86 Ultimate

Hi gord. i would like to take a look at the BSOD dump files that were generated. if you could, please attach them to a post. i'm not so sure it is your hdd, as i had this problem before and it was the Nvidia controller causing the problem.

you should goto system information and check for any IRQ conflicts that include Nvidia controller.

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Here's the minidump info.

Can one of you guys help, please? I've already taken care of one of the NETIOS issue, but this one's kinda outta my league, and I need others to look at this and see exactly what was screwing up, please.

Thank you!
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.10.0003.233 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP]
Kernel Summary Dump File: Only kernel address space is available

Symbol search path is: C:\websymbols
Executable search path is:
Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP1 Kernel Version 6001 (Service Pack 1) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 6001.18145.x86fre.vistasp1_gdr.080917-1612
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x81c04000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x81d1bc70
Debug session time: Sun Nov 30 16:09:38.181 2008 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:21:18.071
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols

Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 7F, {8, 803d3130, 0, 0}

*** ERROR: Symbol file could not be found. Defaulted to export s... Read more

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I recently built a new computer and shortly after there has been random BSOD's. It happens at no paticular time or when the machine is being used heavily.

My Specs
Proc: Core I7 920
Graphics: VGA EVGA 896-P3-1170-AR GTX 275 RT
Mem: MEM 2Gx3|GSK F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ R
OS: Windows Vista Ultimate SP1

Tell me what information you guys need to diagnose the problem and I will post it.
I can post the mem dump after the next crash cause i dont have a minidump.

A:Random BSOD Vista Ultimate

Set your system to catch Minidumps:


Go to Start and type in "sysdm.cpl" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Click on the Advanced tab
Click on the Startup and Recovery Settings button
Ensure that "Automatically restart" is unchecked
Under the Write Debugging Information header select "Small memory dump (64 kB)" in the dropdown box
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as "%systemroot%\Minidump" (without the quotes)
Click OK twice to exit the dialogs, then reboot for the changes to take effect.

Then, post the info described here AFTER the next crash: http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html

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For the first time in years I'm suddenly getting BSOD's. This is a fresh install of x64 Ultimate with all drivers updated To the best of my knowledge. System was very stable for 2weeks then suddenly over night went nuts. I've done a system recovery going back 48hrs with no avail. I've done virus checks, and everything else I can think of. Even reinstalled the factory updated drivers. The ONLY thing i can see that is unique to the last 48hrs ( I THINK ) is the 3D stereoscopic nvida driver. Which I've removed tonight. I don't remember it being there b4 but as its a new program maybe it was.
I'm including the memory dump files from the 3 that i can find. and my hijackthis log. Please help me get rid of this insane problem. I so don't relish revisiting the XP days.

A:Sudden BSOD Vista X64 Ultimate

Very unusual memory dump analysis. We're going to need all the information listed in this post: http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html

Here's the unusual dump file:

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

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\FUBAR\TempDUMP\DATA\02.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 Server 2008/Windows Vista Kernel Version 6002 (Service Pack 2) MP (3 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 6002.18082.amd64fre.vistasp2_gdr.090803-2339
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`01e02000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`01fc6dd0
Debug session time: Wed Oct 28 19:40:39.782 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:22:34.748
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Unknown_Module_fffffa60`00be9000
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Unknown_Module_fffffa60`00be9000
* ... Read more

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I could really use some help fixing these multiple BSoD errors that I have been getting since upgrading to 64-bit.

Can I just locate the dump file somewhere, or do you have to write down that long error number when it happened?

A:BSoD - Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit

Hello Four20,

Welcome to the forums. Right click 'Computer', Manage, Event Viewer. You could also write down the error number and do a google search for it. Also if you could post the entire error msg. it will help folks here to diagnose.

Hope this is helpful.


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I have been a long fan of Windows XP Pro SP2's Stability, And have not encountered a Blue Screen of Death scince the days of SP1.

I recently decided after much debate, that it was time to upgrade to Windows Vista Ultimate. And the Clean install went without a problem.


I was playing Battlefield 2142 when suddenly the video froze and the sound studdered, and bam there it was, BOSD for about 2.5 seconds, All i caught was memory dump and the PC restarted, I did a clean install of vista a second time to rule out a corrupt install but still, BOSD randomly every time i do anything intensive to the Mem or CPU.

This is my system

MSI K9VGM-V AM2 Motherboard

2GB of PC6400 RAM

AM2 4400+ or 4600+ X2 camt remember wich, but both are supported on the mobo

ATI X1950 Cat 7.10 Drivers

BIOS is Up to date, But i noticed there arent a lot of Vista drivers for this Mobo. Only a Chipset Driver, which caused the system to BSOD on boot, and the Lan Driver are Vista, The rest are XP.

The motherboard says its vista compatible, i am running Windows Vista Ultimate Edition X32.

A:Windows Vista Ultimate 32x BSOD

you need to turn off the auto reboot so the computer freezes on the bsod
then post it in full when the computer freezes on it
check your temps and voltages in the bios
what power supply are you running
did you uninstall the old video drivers before installing the new ones

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Hello all. I have a vista ultimate o/s oem fresh install. all updates made. im using all certified and verified support drivers for my hardware. im running asus p5b deluxe wifi / ap edition motherboard. nvidia 8800gtx video card. 2x1gb ddr2 800mhz corsair. 2 samsung dvd/rw dual layer burners. using windows media player that came with the o/s.

when watching a movie the computer randomly reboots due to a BSOD. i check the mini dump errors . and results show nothing conclusive. microsoft has only said to do a fresh install. ya well um. ive done that several times. regardless of the dvd itself.

wondering if anyone might have had this issue also?

p.s. i tried to install my nero 7 essentials software that came with my burners. and before i could even start the msiexec or the setup installer it pounces me with a pop-up stating this is not supported by vista.

any ideas would be splendid , thanks guy/gals

Sal - G'day

A:Vista Ultimate Playing Dvd Bsod's

I suspect that the drivers that you are using aren't fully Vista compatible (or it may be the hardware). Did this system come from the factory with Vista installed - or did you install it on an existing system?

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Hai,I've problems when browsing in Vista Ultimate 32 Bit.
It's not always BSOD but sometimes there happened.
When online I've using GSM wireless Sierra 885U.
I've been using that for game online and that's allright even 1 days on.But when I'm browsing there BSOD make me mad.
I've using laptop BenQ Joybook S32B with T8100 Intel Core 2 Duo.
Here is some report to use (I will upload later)

A:BSOD when browsing in Vista Ultimate 32 Bit

Hi -

Please follow these instructions for BSODs --> http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html

Regards. . .



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System Specifications:CPU: Intel Core 2 E6600 B2MB: EVGA 680i SLI ARRAM: 4 x Corsair 1GB 6400 C4GPU: 2 x EVGA 8800GT SuperclockedSC: Creative X-Fi XtemeMusicTVT: Hauppauge NOVA-T-500HD: 1 x Western Digital 74GB Raptor, 2 x Seagate 320GB (No-RAID)Problem:Firstly I would like to mention that I am dual-booting Windows XP 32 and Vista 64-bit, where XP was installed before Vista.I recently had a problem with installing and running Windows Vista 64-bit.To install Vista I followed the step-by-step guide contained within this link: http://apcmag.com/5023/dual_booting_xp_with_vistaI had a few BSODs whilst trying to install Vista though I resolved this problem by taking out two of my four sticks of Ram. After this the installation was fine and I could use Vista without any problems.Now the two sticks of Ram I took out are back in and I am getting BSODs every time just before the Vista loading screen.I would like to be able to use all 4GB of my Ram in Vista 64-bit.Any help would be much appreciated.Thanks,Sam

A:Bsod At Start-up Of Vista 64-bit Ultimate

It's likely that the error is caused by your RAID/SATA/SCSI drivers. Did you load them when first starting to install Vista?Another problem is your RAM - I'd suggest using MemTest86 to test it: http://www.memtest86.com/

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Hello there.

I built myself a computer about two months ago. For the first couple weeks it worked great, however I've lately been getting BSoDs at least once a day. There doesn't seem to be a trigger as sometimes I'll come home from work and it will be crashed and other times it will happen when I'm playing TF2 with some buddies.

I have ran memtest on my memory for 90+ hours, reconnected all hardware, swapped out the motherboard, and tested both video cards separately. Nothing so far has had an effect.

The BCCode is 109. The attached .dmp file should have the rest of the information. As soon as it occurs again I will snag the information it leaves at startup. I'll also snap a pic of the actual BSoD.

Initially when the system crashed it would attempt to restart and after some audio BIOS error codes it would spit out a constant beeping sound. After shutting the computer off, waiting a bit, and turning it on it would typically boot fine. The last few times the system crashed it has resulted in a different trouble booting up (it says the boot manager is corrupted/broken). However if I shut off the computer, wait a few seconds, and turn it on again it will boot fine.

System Specs:
OS: Vista Ultimate x64
Motherboard: EVGA nForce 750i
CPU: Intel Q6600 2.4GHz
Memory: 4 x 2GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2 800
Video: 2 x EVGA 512-P3-N801-AR GeForce 8800 GT
PSU: OCZ ModXStream 900W

ForceWare version: 169.25
nForce version: 15.08

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A:Vista x64 Ultimate random BSoD

Hi bincho. . .

Welcome to the Tech Support Forum - Vista Support!

Please also run msinfo32 from an Elevated command prompt -
START | type cmd.exe into the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe above | run as admin | type msinfo32 into the "DOS" box | save as an NFO file - very important to be of any use to me.

Please zip it up and attach to your next post.

Regards. . .



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Last few days i've been getting this BSOD. Happened twice now. Some google search said it could be harddrive issue?

If that's the case i need to know asap cause i've got about 1.4TB of data on it.

Gebeurtenisnaam van probleem: BlueScreen
Versie van besturingssysteem: 6.0.6002.
Landinstelling-id: 2067

Aanvullende informatie over dit probleem:
BCCode: c0000218
BCP1: FFFFF88004B84200
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 256_1

Bestanden die helpen bij het beschrijven van het probleem:
C:\Users\Wim\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-172911-0.sysdata.xml <== couldn't find this one
C:\Users\Wim\AppData\Local\Temp\WER9D57.tmp.version.txt <== couldn't find this one

Lees onze privacyverklaring:
Privacyverklaring voor de Microsoft Error Reporting Service

some additional info:

Error C0000218 (registry file failure)
Cannot load SYSTEMROOT\SYSTEM32\config\SOFTWARE or its log or alternate

It is corrupt, absent or not writeable

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Get ready for a good one guys, cause this is going to stop you all dead in your tracks.

I dual boot with Windows XP Pro, and Windows Vista Ultimate.

On the Windows XP Pro HHD, I have no problems at all. The OS runs better than Lance Armstrong.

On the Windows Vista HHD, I have more problems than, well, I can't think of anything politically correct to compare it to. So I'll just explain in detail.

I did all the pre-release tests and everything with Vista, with the same hardware I have now, and never once had a problem, that's why I decided to go out and buy it.

Well, go figure, the final release would have more bugs in it than the beta's and pre-release clients.

First off; I get more blue screens per day than I can count on my fingers and toes. And it's random. I might be chatting online, playing a game, or idle.

Most of them are:


Now, everyone tells me to run memtest. Okay... 12 hours later, no errors.

I ran the Windows Memory tester; NOTHING!

I've updated the drivers on the motherboard, the video card, everything! Still get errors.

I've installed old beta drivers that I used back in the pre-releases; still get errors.

I've flashed the BIOS back to the factory release, and than to the new one, still get errors.

Now, I've tried to duplicate the errors. Meaning, torture the computer into crashing. So I downloaded this program called Prime95. W... Read more

A:Vista Ultimate - Unexplainable BSOD'S

What software did you run on the betas? If you're having apparent hardware issues, with the same hardware, check the voltage/temperatures. None of those error messages are new to Vista. Are you using the vista version of APC? http://www.apcc.com/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=SFPCPE210&tab=Software
Have you disabled startup programs to test what it might be?

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Few months ago I brought a new PC built by myself, but since them I encounter lots of BSODs on it. I have fixed some but this one doesnt want to fix.

stop: 0x000000D1

This is the annoying error message that keeps poping up when I run games and movies, sometimes even when I browse the internet.

My PC is built of:
Motherboard: ASUS P5Q Deluxe
CPU: Intel Dual 2 Quad Q9400
Videocard: ASUS EAH5870 HD
RAM Memory: 4x 2GB Corsair Dominators
Supply: A Corsair of 750w.

I had searched google over and over in hope to find a fix for it but I couldn't do anything, so, I came here.

I ran Hiren's MemTest to check my RAM memories, but nothing is bad with them.

Please help me!

A:Windows Vista Ultimate - BSOD

Hi -

Please follow these instructions --> BSOD Posting Instructions

Regards. . .



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