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

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

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

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

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

Hi there

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

1. Which is the version of your Operation System?

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

3. Is Normal Mode completely inaccessible?

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


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OK, ill try and make this short and sweet. A week ago my computer's power supply went out. I got a new power supply and now having issues. When I startup my computer regularly, it gets to my desktop and within 30 seconds or so of completely booting up (random, sometimes not even that far) I get the blue screen error and it reboots. This cycle will go on forever.
I am however, able to F8 and go into system restore, etc and the computer will stay powered on there forever. In fact, I am writing this post while in Safe Mode with networking.  But I am unable to actually run system restore. It will end up giving me an error no matter which system restore point I try and run.
anyone have any ideas? Really need to get this back up and running ASAP as I use it for work 

A:Blue Screen Death on startup, but fine in Safe Mode

Do a Clean Boot and see if this is related to a Service or Startup item.
***This is a diagnotic tool for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.  This will not repair your computer, but it may point to where the problem lies so that a repair can be made.***
Warning:  Disabling items in Services or Startup may leave your anitivius disabled until the process is ended.  For this reason I would suggest that you perform this process off line.
Step 1
(1)  Click on the Start orb, then type msconfig.exe in the Search programs and files box.  
(2)  When msconfig is seen in the pane above the search box and under Programs, right click on it, then click on Run as administrator.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, you should enter the password or provide confirmation. 
Step 2
(1)  Click on the General tab.   
(2)  Click the Selective startup option. 
(3)  Remove the check mark in the Load startup items  check box. 

Step 3
(1)  Click on the Services tab. 
(2)  Place a check mark in the Hide all Microsoft services check box, this will remove the Microsoft Services from the list but will still be running. 
(3)  Click Disable all, this will remove all of the check marks in the Services list, then click on Apply, then OK.  Click on Restart in... Read more

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OK, ill try and make this short and sweet. A week ago my computer's power supply went out. I got a new power supply and now having issues. When I startup my computer regularly, it gets to my desktop and within 30 seconds or so of completely booting up (random, sometimes not even that far) I get the blue screen error and it reboots. This cycle will go on forever.
I am however, able to F8 and go into system restore, etc and the computer will stay powered on there forever. In fact, I am writing this post while in Safe Mode with networking. 
I have run hijack this and attached is my results. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you

A:Blue Screen Death on startup, but fine in Safe Mode

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Hi 00bolt,
Run this program from safe mode:
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.
 Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your syste... Read more

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Hello,I'm also having problem with Smit fraud.Help is needed. This is the highjackthis log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 5:50:10 PM, on 12/4/2006Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\RunDll32.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopIndex.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopCrawl.exeC:\Program Files\Grisof... Read more

A:Having problem with Smit fraud.

Hello,I notice that you do not seem to be running Antivirus software and a Firewall. This is somewhat suicidal in today's digital world.That's why I want you to install them first!!Avira, AVG OR Avast OR Active Virus Shield (uncheck the Security Toolbar during install) are good FREE antivirus.Never install more than one antivirusscanner or firewall on your system! Several together can give problems and decrease the reliability of it seriously!Agnitum Outpost Free, ZoneAlarm Free OR Kerio are FREE firewalls. Understanding and using firewallsPerform a full scan with your antivirus and let it remove everything it is finding.Reboot afterwards.The current formatting of your Hijackthislog makes it difficult to read, so in notepad:On top, click Format >uncheck Word WrapThen after performin the scan and reboot, post a new Hijackthislog in your next reply.

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HI guys
When booting up my laptop in "last known good configuration" mode i keep getting the blue screen of death and the laptop freezes and cuts out and is very over heated. When i have booted up in "safe mode with networking" the latop is still over heating but it dosn't freeze or i don't get the blue screen of death. I am also limited to what i can doin safe mode.
Any ideas what the problem could be please chaps?
Thanks in advance

A:Blue screen of death on normal boot up but no blue screen in safe mode ?

Exact wording of BSOD error message?
System manufacturer and model?
Conditions/events which may have led to this?
When did problem begin?

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Hi, 2 days ago I downloaded a windows update onto my packard bell netbook. When I try to restart my netbook it starts up as usual then says, continue with system resume and delete restoration data and proceed to system boot menu. When I press Continue with system resume, the BSOD appears. So, I restarted my netbook multiple times and then tried to access safe mode - the problem is, the blue screen of death appears before I get the option of putting it into safe mode.

If I've left anything out I'm sorry, I'm a major technophobe.

Please can anyone help me?

Thanks anyway!


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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

If you are overclocking STOP

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

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

The procedure:

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

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

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

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Hi there,
I am hoping someone can help me with the BSOD. Happened last night.

Computer is Dell 9100.

I cannot enter into safe mode, have run system diagnostics for problems with blue screen - all pass. Run system diagnostics for hard drive - all pass. Cannot boot from CD upon restart.

Changed boot sequence to CDrom first, Hard drive second. This will boot up the CD and allow me to do a system recovery/repair. When I hit "R" to repair, it says there is no hard drive. SO WEIRD!

I can get into Dell Recovery using CNTRL and F11, but that will wipe my hard drive.

Anyone have any ideas about what could be going on? I am trying to preserve the hard drive.

PLEASE HELP!!! Thank you very very much

A:Blue screen of death, no safe mode, cannot boot from cd

What is the first line of the BSOD...up to the point where the parenthesis starts?


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Im not really that great with computers so bare with me here. I recently cleaned my computer of a virus but I'm pretty sure it messed up some of my drivers because I got the blue screen of death. I got some kind of message saying which one it was and I was going to fix it but then I got the blue screen again, only this time I was unable to get back on my computer. I tried using safe mode but I got the screen yet again and my computer just restarted. If I could just get back on my computer I'm sure I could fix it, but I can't. I really have no clue what to do, please help. And again, I'm not that great with computers so please try to explain things simply. Thank you.

A:Blue Screen of Death, can't open in safe mode

Post the BSOD error message that you are receiving.

Do you have the Windows re-installation disc?

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I'm getting the blue screen of death a few seconds in to booting windows xp (32bit). It was working fine last night and i left it on to go into another room and when i came back the blue screen message had appeared and has done ever since. Stop code is : 0.0000008E

When i run in safe mode to code is 0.00000050 and i get the error message page_fault_in_nonpaged_area

All my uni work is on this computer so I really need to get it back! Any help would be really appreciated



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I'm getting the blue screen of death a few seconds in to booting windows xp (32bit). It was working fine last night and i left it on to go into another room and when i came back the blue screen message had appeared and has done ever since. Stop code is : 0.0000008E

When i run in safe mode to code is 0.00000050 and i get the error message page_fault_in_nonpaged_area

All my uni work is on this computer so I really need to get it back! Any help would be really appreciated



A:Blue screen of death help? Cannot start in safe mode

Go Here ----> "STOP 0x00000050" or "STOP 0x0000008e" and follow the step set out by MS.

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IntroI picked up a pretty nasty virus of some sort yesterday, and while I'm used to getting rid of spyware and malware, I've never encountered anything like this before, and I'm at a complete loss for what to do. Computer Specs I'm running Windows XP with SP3 on a 2.2 GHz Dell. Synopsis of the ProblemYesterday I was browsing through some websites when all of a sudden windows informed me that it was restarting itself. From that point forward as soon as I would boot up the computer and launch the internet connection and browser, the computer would start to freeze up. This is not the typical 'computer slowing down due to spyware' type deal though. Rather, the computer just freezes up and any programs that are running start becoming nonresponsive, although I can still move the mouse for some reason. Now, once it gets to this point where the programs have become nonresponsive but I can still move the mouse, if I click the screen a few times randomly then the computer totally locks up and the tower starts emitting a long beeping noise and the mouse stops moving, at which point I am forced to press the power button and turn it off.I realized that I had some sort of virus or trojan, and I tried to do some scans with the typical programs (Malwarebytes, TrendMicro, Spybot), but they would always either A) freeze up before completing the scan, or complete the scan without finding anything. I tried restarting in Safe Mode, but when I do this I get the blue screen of death almos... Read more

A:Virus Gives Me Blue Screen of Death When I Try Safe Mode

I was eventually able to find a workaround for my problem, and just in case anyone else ends up on this thread because they are trying to figure out how to fix a similar issue on their computer, this is what I did:

The breakthrough came when I saw a reference to a program on this forum called Flash Disinfect, by Subs, the same author of Combofix. For whatever reason this program was able to catch about 10 malware programs that were running on my computer and then remove them.

Prior to this point I was paralyzed because my computer would freeze up before I could complete any malware scans with other programs. I couldn't run a full scan of Malwarebytes, Spybot, Combofix, etc. I could hardly even run DDS and RootRepeal in order to generate the reports for this forum (it took me like 10 attempts). I couldn't even restart in safe mode.

However, once I ran the Flash Disinfect program for some reason my system started to stabilize, at least enough that I could then run Combofix. Combofix seems to have caught a rootkit, probably the one mentioned in the root repeal report above, as well as a number of other sketchy looking programs on my system. From that point forward it was just a matter of sweeping up the aftermath with full scans from Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware, and Avira (all of which picked up different things).

At this point I'm still in the process of running additional scans and fully disinfecting that computer, so I'm still not even using it yet, but ... Read more

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I have a small problem when I go into Safe Mode or when a blue screen shows up on my computer. The text and icon's in Safe Mode are so large, that many of them do not fit on the screen. Also when a blue screen happens, some of the text on both sides of the screen are cut off. Is there a way to change this that will not affect how things appear in Normal Run Mode? Possibly a change in some BIOS setting?

A:Safe Mode Blue Screen problem

Change the display resolution when you're in safe mode

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I have a Sony VGC VA1 running Windows XP Pro Media. When I switch on I get the blue screen saying a problem has been detected. Various error codes beginning 0x000, but these seem to change. Unable to start in safe mode and unable to recover from recovery discs. System tries and recognises the recovery disc, but ends up back at the blue screen. Please has anyone any ideas what I can try next. If so would be eternally grateful, but please bear in mind I am a complete beginner. Many thanks in advance

A:blue screen of death unable to boot in safe mode

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Thank you so much for your help.  I've gone through this site before and have been so happy with you all.  I have a blue screen of death on my computer using Windows XP.  I've tried to push F8 and start in safe modes multiple times but nothing works.  I saved Vipre Rescue to a flash drive and to a DVD but cannot get either to load. Please help me.  I have time sensitive things on this computer and need to recover.  

A:Blue Screen of death-can't start in safe mode, Windows XP

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I have no idea what caused this.
All scans show my computer as being clean.
My CPU usage is 100% after opening a web browser and stays that way after its closed.
When I try and boot into safe mode, it freezes before WinXP finishes loading drivers (before the login screen, when the screen its still in text mode)
Every time I turn off my computer the End Program window pops up, and it's rarely ever able to end the program. Usually I have to terminate whatever it was so I can shut the computer down.
Last night when I attempted to shut the computer down, it gave me a blue text mode screen telling me that a serious error had occurred, that the system was corrupted, and that I would have to restart the computer to see if WinXP could recover. It did, and it gave me a link to a microsoft website which told me to backup all my files.

OS: WinXP, Pentium 4 3GHZ
Mem: 1GB Ram
Video: Nvidia GeForce 6800 GS/XT (latest drivers installed)

This morning I've everything SQL related because it wasn't being used any more.
There is a System restore file but it was made before removing the SQL programs.
Will restoring my computer to that point damage my computer or system registry?

A:WinXP Blue Screen Of Death, Safe Mode Freezes!

Download Process Explorer:


Start it up BEFORE you launch the browser. When you start the browser, quickly minimize it and watch the results on the Process Explorer screen.

This should identify the culprit.

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I'm on Windows Vista. I got the blue screen a few times. It rebooted, attempted system dump, repair, etc. I finally tried rebooting in safe mode. Nothing worked. I then used my brother's laptop, came to this (amazing, wonderful, saved my old computer in my college days!) site and tried to do some research before I posted with an inane question. I did this as suggested by a moderator:
Try this

1. Reboot the PC tapping F8

2. From the options select 'Last Known Good Configuration'NOT WORKING. Rebooting in safe mode won't even let me access the internet. It's been "identifying" the connection but I can't get online to run a Hijack This log or ANYTHING.

Any help, advice, etc. MUCH APPRECIATED!

A:Blue Screen of Death, Safe Mode won't even access Internet!

hi i think you may need to try a start up repair.however before that did you choose safe mode with networking.have you tried running sfc/scnw http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/66...c-command.html or chkdsk http://maximumpcguides.com/windows-v...windows-vista/

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I recently got the winhost.exe virus on my laptop. Booting to windows was working fine it loads into windows and ran fine except some programs were running slow. But this virus has disabled my virus protection programs and does not allow me to run any .exe files saying that "the file is not a valid win32 file". It prohibits or does not allow me to go to a different restore point and most importantly run in safe mode. I get a blue screen of death saying the computer has an error, virus or hard drive problem and shuts down when I tried to run in safe mode using the <f8> key.

In order to run in safemode some other technitian told me to 1) go run prompt 2) type msconfig 3) select the middle tab on top 4)check on safe boot box 5) click apply 6) restart. Hoping this would bypass the virus and go into safemode this is what I did.

Now I can not start the computer because every time it loads windows the system wants to go into safemode which the virus will not allow.

Please help me reconfig my windows so it starts again.

I have tried all the options on the boot option screen when pressing <f8> and none worked. Is there a way to load windows again without reinstalling?

A:windows gives blue screen of death trying to start in safe mode

Welcome to TSG....

Do you have the recovery disk set for this Dell computer?

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Hi.  My wife has a Windows vista, SP2 32bit computer which has been sluggish for months - sometimes really bad, other times just a nuissance.
Yesterday I was trying to install Catalyst AMD suite for my video card, and teh installation got partway through and said installation failed.
The installer wouldn't let me click it closed, and CTL ALT DEL didn't bring me to windows manager, so I had to do a hard shutdown with the powerbutton, which is often the only way to shut that computer.
Following that, I've gotten several blue screens of death. 
I took out the hard drive and transferred all the important data to this computer.
Found the old Windows Vista disks and thought I'd do a fresh install since the system had been having problems anyway.  Was able to boot into safemode - but computer then shuts down fairly quickly (within 5-60 seconds or so) and this is now happening every time.
The fan is running and doesn't feel particularly hot in case, though happy to check temp if someone could tell me how - that is, if I can boot into safe mode with network connection - and didn't shut down before download /; instsall of software finished.
Any advice would be much appreciated.  (Note - I had also scanned the hard drive to see if it had a problem, and on 3 separate occasions, the computer powered itself down part way through the test (though everything had passed up till that point).  I scanned the hard drive when it wa... Read more

A:Blue screen of death - and spontaneous shut down even in safe mode

Im not an expert but have you scanned for viruses, malware, trojans

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I believe the problem started when I let my lenovo boot optimizer, which I always skipped until now, run its full course.

Computer attempts to start windows but fails, gives blue screen of death and restarts automatically.

Safe mode gives the same error.

Tried all options next to safe mode to no avail.

tried Windows start up repair - can't fix the problem

tried Command prompt bootrec.exe - can't fix the problem. DISKPART says all partitions and volumes are healthy, and it seems like it is not a hardware problem.

I have a backup, but it's on Crashplan... I can't access it until I can login to crashplan. I'm about to install ubuntu, and see if I can retrieve to an old backup through Ubuntu. Any better ideas?

A:Windows 7 Won't Boot - Blue Screen O' Death - no Safe Mode

stop parameter: STOP: 0x00000050 (0xFFFFF880009AA000, 0x0000000000000000, 0xFFFFF800036C26DA, 0x00000000000000000)

Also under a problem has been detected in the Blue screen:

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?A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

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

Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation, or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x00000024 (0x00190203, 0x8A90B830, 0xC0000102, 0x00000000)?

It would not allow me to start the computer in any safe mode or last good configuration.

I do not have the recovery cd but I do have the initial cds that came with laptop-windows software. I can't get past the blue screen and when running diagnostics the express test came out fine...while the detailed test came back with 2 errors (fail-error code 0f00:0244 msg:block 99361612:Uncorrectable data error or media (and) error code 0f00:1a44 Msg: Block 99361623: Uncorrectable data error or media.
Does anyone know a link to direct me to since I have a desktop I can use to assist...thanks in advance.

A:Blue Screen of Death and unable to boot in safe mode

http://en.community.dell.com/forums/t/19253408.aspxI'm assuming that the system is a Dell. The detailed/long diagnostic provides the best indication of problems because it is more thorough than the short diagnostic.Louis

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I've got a Dell Precision T1500 I5 quad core with bios. I've just done a fresh install dual boot Windows 10 and Windows 7. Both work great. That is until I go into msconfig on the Windows 10 and start safe boot. Windows 10 immediately crashes with a blue screen Machine check exception. It will say it is going to check for a problem and automatically reboot but it never does. Stays at 0%. I can then boot into recovery options using the install disk and do a system restore which completes but as soon at it restarts it blue screens with the same error even before the dual boot screen appears. The only way I can get it back working is to restore from my backup copy. I have checked the disk and the ram. When it's working a SFC is clean. This only happens if I try to boot into safe mode. As long as I boot normally everything is fine.

I even tried restoring just the Windows 10 partition and the same thing happens so it seems not to be associated with the dual boot setup. Also note, I have clean installed Windows 10 twice with the same results. I thought it might be my video driver so I've tried the one from Nvidia and also just let windows update locate and install their driver with same result. Has anyone got any ideas as to what else I can try. It a ***** not being able to get into safe mode.

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Hi, I had a virus on my laptop that I wanted to remove, so I downloaded some software to remove it, but when I went into safemode all I got on my screen was a blue screen that said that Windows had been shut down to protect my computer and it just stopped, never did anything else. It also told me to restart my computer, so I did. Then I stupidly went into msconfig and made it safeboot and restarted my computer. Well now all I ever get when I start my computer is the same blue screen, it doesn't matter what I do or how I choose to start Windows, it just stops it and shows that blue screen and I have to restart it. Ive tried all the different types of starting up the computer, with normal, or last settings that worked, but nothing seems to work. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

A:Problem with safe mode in msconfig, always blue screen

Keep in mind that using MSConfig to access (force) safe mode when there is malware on your system could have disastrous results and render your computer unbootable. Some types of malware can delete or alter the safeboot key in the registry resulting in the inability to reboot fully into safe mode or back to normal mode. The Safeboot option modifies the Boot.ini file and you may be locked in a continuous reboot loop afterwards where you cannot get back to MSConfig and undo your selection. The same thing can occur with BootSafe as you may not be able to get back to Normal mode and undo your selection. See "Booting into Safe Mode safely".How to fixhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/...#force_safemodeAll the way at the bottom of the page

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My computer was working fine until this morning. I haven't recently installed any new hardware or software. It boots up normally except about 5 seconds into the Windows XP logo splash screen I get a Blue Screen of Death with a message that says a bunch of general stuff about whether or not this is the first time this has happened etc and gives me the error Stop: 0x0000007F (0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000). Then it automatically reboots and eventually does the same thing again.

I've gone into advanced windows options with F8 during boot up and tried going into every different kind of Safe Mode. When I try going through safe mode I get through a bunch of files then it asks me to hit ESC if I want to skip loading SPTD.SYS, regardless of whether I do or not it reboots a few seconds after.

The worst part of this is that when I try booting from my Windows XP CD it initially goes into the Windows XP CD Boot Up Screen and begins loading all the various drivers and such at the bottom of the screen and asking my to hit F6 if I want to load seperate RAID drivers or whatever finally it gets through all the files and says at the bottom and then says "Starting Windows" and after a bit it gives me the same blue screen of death.

So I can't even use the Windows XP CD to just reinstall windows on my HD.

Anyone have any ideas on this?

A:Blue Screen of Death on WinXP logo & CD Boot up. No Safe mode either

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My computer was working fine until this morning. I haven't recently installed any new hardware or software. It boots up normally except about 5 seconds into the Windows XP logo splash screen I get a Blue Screen of Death with a message that says a bunch of general stuff about whether or not this is the first time this has happened etc and gives me the error Stop: 0x0000007F (0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000). Then it automatically reboots and eventually does the same thing again.

I've gone into advanced windows options with F8 during boot up and tried going into every different kind of Safe Mode. When I try going through safe mode I get through a bunch of files then it asks me to hit ESC if I want to skip loading SPTD.SYS, regardless of whether I do or not it reboots a few seconds after.

The worst part of this is that when I try booting from my Windows XP CD it initially goes into the Windows XP CD Boot Up Screen and begins loading all the various drivers and such at the bottom of the screen and asking my to hit F6 if I want to load seperate RAID drivers or whatever finally it gets through all the files and says at the bottom and then says "Starting Windows" and after a bit it gives me the same blue screen of death.

So I can't even use the Windows XP CD to just reinstall windows on my HD.

Anyone have any ideas on this?

A:Re: Blue Screen of Death on WinXP logo & CD Boot up. No Safe mode either

Sure you dont have a virus? Sounds like it to me, or a bad harddrive.
Are or were you running any antivirus/malware software, and was it
up to date?...

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Hello, Im running:
-Notebook Pc
-amd turion x2 dual-core mobile processor rm-72 (2.1ghz, 1mb L2 cache)
-250gb (5400rpm) Hard Drive
-1204 mb ddr2 sdram (1 Dimm)
-LightScribe Super Multi 8x dvd+rw with double layer support
-ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics with shared graphics memory
-802.11 b/g WLAN
-5-in-1 digital media reader
-6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery

Every time in turn on my computer a blue screen shows up for a few seconds real quick at start up, then it restarts the computer and does it again,I tried going to safe mode but same thing happens as well ,I tried pressing F8 for advance startup options but they did not help as well,Therefore i cannot repair my computer on safe mode because the blue screen shows up all the time... i tried checking diagnosis check for, Disk check, Start up check etc..
please help im really desperate on getting my files back...

I tried inserting the OS cd to repair it, but once done loading it restarts the computer and goes back to the same loop again with the blue screen..., Im also using a laptop so it would be hard to change the different parts of the hardware pls help I would be very happy if you can find a solution for this problem

A:Solved: Blue Screen Of Death Wont let me access safe mode

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I am only able to start windows...it keeps rebooting giving me a blue screen

I followed the steps on your previous threads and have attached the files. Thanks

A:Minidump Problem - blue screen only able to start in safe mode

Advanced SystemCare 7 "c:\program files (x86)\iobit\advanced systemcare 7\asctray.exe" /auto NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM HKU\S-1-5-18\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Advanced SystemCare 7 "c:\program files (x86)\iobit\advanced systemcare 7\asctray.exe" /auto .DEFAULT HKU\.DEFAULT\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
This software is a known cause of BSOD's. The windows 7 operating system does not require these registry cleaning software. They often tune-down rather than tune-up and can wreck the OS beyond repair. Microsoft have improved Windows 7 significantly and it is much better at organising and optimising itself than its predecessors. Check this, this and this thread for evidence. If you feel the need to use a registry cleaning or optimisation software, most of us recommend the use of CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download but make sure you back up the registry before making letting ccleaner delete anything. 10 Tips on How to Properly Maintain Your Computer

Reduce items at start-up: Startup Programs - Change

Perform a clean boot: Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Avast contributes to BSOD's, Please remove it for testing purpose. Use Microsoft Security Essentials.

Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other security software:

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Malwarebytes - Free

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The machine is a Dell Optiplex 210L. I know the hardware is fine because I put the drive inside another of the exact model and it did the same thing. I have no idea what the history is of the machine is- it's my friend's and she's not tech savvy.STOP 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0x80A07CEI, 0XF8956C30, 0xF895692C)
ntoskrnl.exe - Address 80A07CE0 base at 80A01000, DateStamp 539d7a75

A:Blue Screen Of Death: Stop 0x0000007e ntoskrnl.exe (cannot access safe mode)

Download BlueScreenView:
unzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.
when scanning is done, go to EDIT - Select All
Go to FILE - SAVE Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt
Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all of the content, and paste it into your next reply

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my problem has been getting worse over the past few days. I am usually very good at removing this stuff but for some reason this one is giving me trouble. I have run malwarebytes and does not pick up anything. when i go to IE and search on an engine, the results i click on send me to other pages. i cannot get into safe mode, give me the blue screen of death. now other programs are not letting me in, outlook etc... please help!! DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by denhom at 9:37:00.81 on Fri 01/22/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3326.2729 [GMT -5:00]AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus... Read more

A:Infected with somthing, browser redirecting, cant get into safe mode, blue screen of death

anyone?anyone?===========Hello While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our HJT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, neither of us want someone to assist you who is not familiar with your issue and attempt to fix it.We ask that once you have posted your log and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your thread or make further replies until it has been responded to by a member of th... Read more

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So I'm working on buddies computer and I get no safe mode when it does go through I get the blue screen of death and whenever I do a system restore it fails. When I run the tests on it it gives me this problem signature: codes and problem signature: codeseven think is bad patch. please give me something

A:No safe mode, blue screen, problem signature 6.1.7600.16385

Please give us something .

Quote: Originally Posted by YoYo155

Welcome .
If you're able to access your desktop, please follow
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
If you're unable to follow the instructions rules, please report back.
What is the bugcheck code you're getting?

Follow this tutorial and select Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure that way it won't restart
right away and you can snap a picture of the BSOD.
Advanced Boot Options
Upload it here.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Yesterday when I tried to start up desk top with Vista Office it popped to 'Blue Screen' then out to dos startup selections. Can still start up in Safe Mode.
Tried removing some programs; some will not go.
Checked Problem Signature file
Problem Event Name: BLUE SCREEN
OS Version, etc.
Additional info.
BCCCode 50
BCP1 9cf9d000
BCP2 0000000
Don't know if this means anything.
Computer Lenovo
Don't know what else I can supply.
Help please.

A:Blue screen on startup, only Safe mode works

Some reasons for Blue Screens
New hardware - software installed.
Device driver - Video driver - corrupted - faulty.
Faulty Ram - Overheating - Dying hard drive etc.
Can you get into Safe Mode with Networking?
Check and post
TSG System Information Utility - found here.
Post the Minidump files
Create a new folder on the desktop and call it dumpfiles [or something similar]
Look in c:\windows\minidump
Copy the last 4 minidump files to that folder.
Close the folder and right click on it and select Send To Compressed [zipped] Folder.
Windows will compress the file and then save the new zipped file in the same location.
Attach the zip folder by using the 'Upload a File' button.
Run a Mem Test.
Scroll down to 'Download (Pre-built & ISOs)'
'Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)'

Download the ISO file - then burn the ISO to a Cd.
Start the Pc using the Cd and run the memory test overnight or for at least 8 passes.

It is best to run a full scan on individual Ram sticks if you can.
Or run the test but if any errors are shown - then remove all sticks of Ram - test each Ram stick one at a time and test them in different slots.

Guide to using Memtest86+
Run system file checker.
Click Start
Type cmd in search box
Right click cmd.exe to run as administrator.
Press Enter

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I have a new machine that started acting up a couple of days ago. It was hard to get going in the morning with BSOD's at bootup but after a couple of restarts it would be ok for the rest of the day. Now it gets to the welcome screen and a quick flash of a blue screen that I can't read and it cuts off. It will keep cycling itself until I manually start it in safe mode. I ran Seagate Seatools to check the hard drive and it tested ok, I am running Memtest86 right now but it hasn't found anything yet. Let me know what log files you need and I will post them here.

thank you.

A:Blue Screen at Startup, only runs in Safe Mode

Try this in safe mode and when set try to boot into normal:

In order to figure out why you are getting random reboots, you need to make a settings change to your computer. Go to:

Start > right click on My Computer > Properties > Advanced tab > Setup and Recovery 'Settings'

UN check 'Automatically Restart'. Click OK.

Reboot your computer. Now when Windows detects a problem it will not automatically reboot, but rather give you a blue screen.

Blue screens are often called 'Blue Screens of Death' (or BSOD) by users, and 'Stop Messages' by Microsoft. We need to know the exact message you see when you get the blue screen. We especially are looking for a set of letters and numbers about half way down the page that take this format:


This is usually followed by a set of 4 similar numbers in parenthesis. For now we just need the first set of letter and numbers (before the numbers in the parenthesis).

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When I attempt to boot Windows XP Professional with SP 2 on my computer I get a blue screen with this error:
Stop: 0x0000008E (0xC000000E, 0x8056E2A2, 0xEEC5B96C, 0x00000000)
immediately after it loads to windows.
Safe mode comes up with a black screen that seems to list a bunch of files and freezes.
Any ideas?

A:Blue Screen on Startup, Safe mode doesn't work either

read this error resolution from microsoft or
this one or
this one

do a virus kill with these
spybot search and destroy
hijack this
microsoft anti-spyware
they are all free
you can google them and find the download sites.

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I've been having a problem for a while now when restarting my desktop
computer. When restarting, I am getting a blue screen, "a problem has been detected and winudows has been shut down to prevent damage"
Technical Information:
Stop: 0x0000007b (0xF890D528, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

I've been getting that message for a while now and every now and then it I wouldn't get that message and the computer boots fine. But now, I'm getting that every time.

Previously, when getting this message, I have been able to boot into safe mode. Now, I can't even get through safe mode as it hangs when trying to load Agp440.sys.

So, I'm stuck with this problem unable to figure out how to fix it. Any suggestions would be great. thanks.

A:Blue Screen error on startup & unable to boot safe mode

check you ide cable is secure at the drive and the m/board
try a new cable
boot into the recovery console and run
chkdsk /r

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

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

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

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

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

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

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i have windows home xp edtion on parkard bell.in safe mode it is fine,but when on normal bootup mode it will hang up after 2mins aprox(then restart saying crit error,check hardware etc and being to dump files kernel),on a blue screen.

i tried a different graphics card,but no joy.so i replaced the hdd drive and put a fresh copy of windows xp pro edtion on,but it loads all the files(i have not pressed f6)i just let it run its course on the disc,then it hangs up on the blue screen again with the words(crit error 0x0000007f)check hardware etc and if this is the first time you have seen it try starting windows again.

Thankyou for all your time.

A:Solved: xp safe in safe mode fine...mormal mode blue screen

Start in Safe Mode and look in C:\Windows\Minidump for crash log files with a dmp extension, like Mini071008-01.dmp. Zip 4-5 of the latest ones and post here as a ZIP or RAR attachment. The log file contains information useful to determine what caused the error, most likely hardware.

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Hi Guys, new here and not so techy so please be gentle! I'm doing this from work so I may not be able to supply lots of info immediately if you ask.

Here's my problem. I have a ASUS laptop/notebook which has been fine for months but over the weekend the Browser icons (IE8 and Firefox) stopped working and I couldn't access the internet. I tried to do a system restore to a week ago but apparently I had no restore points (I thought this was turned on automatically but apparantly mine wasn't!) so I did a restore from my external hard drive that I use for storage, (I store everything about once a month) this said system restore had been completed. Unfortunately I was still facing the non connection problem via the icons and, then I had to force a shut down as the arrow pointer just turned into a spinning circle anywhere near the start up button or task bar. When turning back on again I am faced with the pulsing Windows logo then the Welcome message but then a black screen. I've tried leaving it on this screen for over an hour to see if anything would happen but it didn't so I had to force another shut down. I tried safe mode and can access the internet by clicking on the desk top icons OK but now it wont load properly and I keep having to use safe mode to start up and/or connect to the internet. I'm also a little concerned that Avast! (free edition) may not be working in safe mode as it only states that 'Your computer is in safe mode' rather than 'Your computer is protected' (o... Read more

A:Startup Problem but OK in safe mode

Hello Steve and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since you can get into Safe Mode I'd try running a systm file chedcker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) The SFC will search for dsamaged, corrupt, missing, etc system files and try to replace them with the correct version. If any problems are found, run the scan 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If this doesn't fix things you could also try these troubleshooting steps prepared by one of the Forum experts. The steps are time consuming but have helped many people isolate their computer problems.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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I've been having this nasty problem since yesterday. I have no knowledge of viruses whatsoever so I am at a complete loss as to what to do.

I'm using a 7-year-old laptop and Windows XP. At a guess, the problem comes from my friend's USB. This is what happened: I inserted the USB and noticed a RECYCLER and some Shorcut to (1) etc. viruses. I thought this wasn't serious so I ignored it. An hour or two after that my Internet connection crashed (I don't know if it has anything to do with the virus). By checking randomly, I found out that gpedit.msc and my Antivir setup file also refused to run.

I then shut down my computer and have been unable to boot ever since. Every time I try to start up, I am faced with a dozen of "out of memory" pop-ups, all of them with "xxx" in their title bar. I tried closing them all, but new ones kept springing up. I opened Task Manager and found at least 20 processes named FONTS.EXE. I guess this was what caused the "out of memory" error, so I tried to end those processes, but they kept re-appearing over and over again.

The taskbar and the desktop icons won't show up. The screen is blank - there's just my wallpaper background, my cursor and the nasty error pop-ups. I can't run any virus check or do anything else.

I've also tried rebooting in Safe Mode, but it took me to the blue screen of death.

Another problem, my laptop's CD driver is out of order (as I said... Read more

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

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

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

A:Blue Screen of Death Problem

looks like you have been crashing pretty regularly.

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

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

Dump info follows:

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

Followup: MachineOwner

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

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

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

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

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

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

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.

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

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

A:Blue Screen of Death Problem

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

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

A:Blue Screen Of Death problem

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

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


A:Blue Screen Death Problem

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

Debugging Details:
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD



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

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

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

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

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

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

This seems to be caused by a video card.

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

A:Blue Screen of death problem

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

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

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

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

COuld anyone provide me assisstance?

A:Blue Screen of Death ATI Problem?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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