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Blue Screen Of Death Errors

Q: Blue Screen Of Death Errors

I've been getting alot of BSOD's lately, usually 5 minutes after I log in, I've been getting the following errors:
something about cmaudio.sys
an attempt to write over read only memory

I'm not the most computer prone person ever, so if there was something important I needed to say, just ask

Preferred Solution: Blue Screen Of Death Errors

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Blue Screen Of Death Errors

Well... since you brought it up, WELCOME TO BLEEPING COMPUTER! There I said it.Now to your problem. Go to the Event Viewer and please report here the last four error messages.

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Hey, I keep getting the Blue Screen of Death on my year-and-a-half old PC. It always says something about a hardware or software error, but I have no new hardware or software on my computer. (Well, I have a DSL modem I just got in September, but I already spoke to them about this, and we should have fixed the problem if it was the modem.) Also, for the last few months I keep getting a DLL error message when I log onto my computer it mentions C:\PROGRA~1\NEWDOT~1\NEWDOT~2.DLL
Any help anyone has on these subjects would be greatly appreciated.

A:Blue Screen of Death, and DLL errors

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Hello i was just wondering if any of you guys out there could help me with my problems, ive been receiving blue screen of death errors 0x00000101 and 0x000000124 after my computer has been on for about 20 minutes roughly, i recently tried to install a new graphics card and powersupply two weeks ago but the powersupply didnt work so i put my old card back in and has been fine up unitll now

theses are all of my computer specs
System Model p6731a

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz, 2934 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)

BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 6.18, 5/01/2012
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB

along with that the graphics card i tried to install was a radeon r7 260x series, if anyone could give me some incite and why this is happen it would be greatly appreciate before my computer blue screen agains

i downloaded blue screen viewer and it also said that respsonsible driver for this was hal.dll what does this mean???

A:Blue screen of death errors

Hi I suggest you go here!!
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 & Vista

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Hello Forum!

I've been having numerous BSOD errors on my PC that I built about 5 months ago..
I've had probably 20+ or so within the past 3-4 months.. Can someone please help me with these errors?

I feel like it has to do something with my internet connection as well because my connection drops randomly sometimes.

these are my dump files that I compressed:

these are the specs to my pc using speccy:

If there's anything else you guys need to know please reply below!


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I recently installed some virus protection and ever since then I have been getting BSODE's fairly often. If I put my computer into hibernate, it will go the blue screen either before the desktop loads up or shortly after the desktop loads up.

How do I fix it? I Or do I need to provide additional information? If so, what?

A:Blue screen of death errors won't stop

1.Navigate to c:\windows\minidump
2.Zip some of the recent minidumps and attach them here


Start >> Run >> eventvwr.msc
Look for some latest errors
copy and paste them here

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I have AMD Athlon(TM) XP 1700+ 1.47 Ghz, with 256mb, with
Windows XP Pro loaded as an os. The problem I keep having is from time to time my pc crashes and gives me a blue screen with than error message stating that windows has detected an error and will shutdown. It proceeds to shutdown after 30 seconds and then starts back up. when I boot back up to the desktop I have microsofts error report screen shows up and the details of the error report are


So ....it doesn't seem like it affects anything but I am tired of it just crashing. It does it probably once every week. I tried the registry but nothing jumped out at me.

Device manager also shows no conflicts.

A:BSOD(Blue Screen Of Death) Errors

Just a thought... Have you noticed whether the system crashes ON THE SAME DAY once a week, or at the same time of day? If so, there may be some background app that's causing the error. Check Task Manager, anti-virus, etc. for any timed tasks.

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One of the most dreaded events for people asking for help on this site is the BSOD (Blue screen of Death).

The first task is to find out what the STOP code means. That is only the start, as it is then necessary to establish the meaning of the parameters. Those are the four codes contained in (brackets) that follow the STOP error and indicate, amongst other aspects, the type of error and where it occurred

Frequently the BSOD cannot be read, as the computer enters a reboot cycle. If this is the case, usually by tapping F8 immediately after the post screen, will get you to the Advanced Boot Options.
You can then select - Disable Restart on failure.

There are a number of sites where STOP errors may be searched.
However I think it useful to have a list of some of the sites in one place.

1. A Microsoft site containing details of most STOP codes. The Search can be used to locate the appropriate one.

2. PC Support



5. MarcLiron.com

6. Labmice.net

7. Microsoft Support Centre.

8. InternetFixes

Together, these sites provide information for possibly ALL the Stop Codes encountered.

Posted with due acknowledgement to the sites ... Read more

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os windows 7 x64
retail version upgrade from xp to win 7
AMD Phenon 2 x4 3.2mhz
4gb of ram
500gb hdd 2 x partions
mother board 4 months old cpu 4 months old
2gb ram 4 months old **2gb ram 3 years old ** thinks this maybe problem
AMD redeaon 6700
if you need any other info please ask

find a health report attached and Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 attached

A:blue screen of death..... PFN and memory_management ERRORS

These crashes were caused by memory corruption probably your Symantec. I would remove it to test FIRST. If you continue to crash run these.

Symantec is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

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

* If you have a Raid update its Driver.


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

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5-7 passes.

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

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

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

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

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver Verifier

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition.
Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is.
But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver.
Other times it'll crash before you can log in to W... Read more

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Lately, I have been having constant stop errors. They appear different each time. I've noticed that the problem gets worse when I launch Windows Media Player. I dont have information on the stop error codes, but I will get them as soon as possible.
I reall need some help. The codes seem to appear at random, and sometimes there are several in sucession. After an exceptionally large bout of Blue Screens of Death, I get messages saying "windows has recovered from a serious error". All the error reports I send come back corrupted. What is wrong???
Any advice on getting rid of the blue screens of death, or the corrupted errors would be helpful... Thanks.
PS. I seem to be having the same problem with Windows Media player. It doesnt stay open very long before it closes saying "Windows Media Player has encountered an error and needs to close. This problem is especially bad when I am ripping CD's. Often, after several of these messages, a blue screen of death appears.
Is there any thing I can do?

A:Constant Stop Errors (Blue Screen of Death)

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I have Norton and AVG on my computer *I disable them so they can't run at the same time* Neither of them found anything unusual, however, I get the blue screen of death on odd intervals. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:12:57 PM, on 10/2/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18294)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Hp\QuickPlay\QPService.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeInSystray.exeC:\Program Files\Off-Site Backup Manager\bin\SystemTray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\WINDOWS\vsnp2uvc.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\WINDOWS&#... Read more

A:Blue Screen of death, but no virus errors on Scan

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hi there,
I work at a first level support desk and run into users getting BSOD quite often. Could you please explain step by step approach, which can be taken to find out root cause of BSOD? or any tools that might be used to troubleshoot these BSOD issues.

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Greetings! I will try to be as specific about my problem in general.
I am using a Compaq laptop, using Windows XP. I don't know much more than that, but I can search for additional information regarding specs and stuff.

It all started one day when I was browsing the internet using the latest version of Firefox. I turned up my volume and the blue screen of death appeared (advising me to seek tech support of sorts).

I restarted, and yet again touching the volume yielded the blue screen of death. I tried several, possibly 6 times, and the only thing causing the blue screen of death is altering the volume in any way, including touching the volume buttons, adjusting volume in the volume control and adjusting the wave settings in volume control.

So I ran Spyware Doctor. I do pay the full 40 bucks a year for this wonderful program, and it detected a bunch of freaky looking things. Like adaware, something called virtumonde, and all these high threat viruses and adware, but it wiped them clean. I ran it again, it found 3 more standard viruses that it didn't name, cleaned them, ran SWD again and nothing appeared, so I assume now my computer is free from whatever was messing with me.

The volume problem still persists though, and also at random times the blue screen of death will appear (I'm praying now it won't as I type all this or I'll cry).

Then another problem occurred. When I try to open a file of sorts, that pesky message appears- windows explorer has... Read more

A:Blue Screen of death at random times and weird errors

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I got the occasional blue screen of death before, so I reset to factory settings. It didn't help, and may have made the issue even worse, though I haven't used the computer much since I just got a laptop. I have windows 7 64 bit. I had gotten the haplii virus (which redirects my google searches to a different site, it later changed to link to a different site instead) and failed to remove that completely, so I am not sure if that could be causing it or no.

I have tested the hard drive and RAM (using the built-in windows 7 memory utility, not memtest, as I have no blank CDs), and it isn't that.

A:Blue Screen of Death errors continue after restoring factory settings

Start by updating the "NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller" and the "NVIDIA nForce 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet" driver.

Also Install SP1 and replace McAfee with Microsoft Security Essentials.

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My computer was infected by the Virus Remover 2008 Trojan in addition to Vimax attack ads and i suspect Other viruses I can't find. On January second this caused the computer to freeze wile a zone alarm scan was still running upon restarting i was able to bypass the virus and install trials Avast Protector plus and adaware. I ran scans with each and manually deleted all the Virus Remover 2008 files but even with it gone the desktop and start menu disappeared every twenty seconds or so. I ran Kaspersky Online scanner 7 and found I had a Trojan.Win32.Monder.ahbh and four other infections. I erased the only visible Trojan from my registry and when I reset the computer the desktop stopped flickering. Later today while I was running an adaware scan the text on Firefox started to disappear randomly and I got the blue screen of death.

This is my current Hijackthis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:15:14 PM, on 1/5/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
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A:Hijac this log for Trojan.Win32.Monder.ahbh errors and Blue screen of death

I found out that the browser crash and blue screen of death were caused by Protector plus.
I also noticed that the option to make my system 32 folder private cannot be checked in the properties menu, The same for every folder in my program files. I don't know if that's normal. I managed to delete the urqQiJYS.dll but afterwards I noticed the system 32 folder updated twice without any command to do so.

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I will start explaining my most urgent problem, then move on to the saga of my RAM. Before I begin though, some information about my PC. I am running MS Vista Basic edition, with service pack 1 & 2 installed. I have a ASUS Maximus Extreme motherboard, and I currently have 2 RAM types installed (more on the why of that later).

One set of memory: G.SKILL Trident 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory

The fourth stick of memory is: Crucial Ballistix 1GB (1 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model

I'll explain the why of 2 different memory types now. I have 2 sticks of the crucial memory. My system was constantly overheating for a while (I would get forced resets and a Over Temperature error on boot up). This most likely damaged the memory. So I bought some fans and new RAM, the G.SKILL Trident stuff. Only when I try to start my computer with that RAM, it seems to start but I won't get anything from the monitor. There are no beeps from the computer though, it seems to start normally. But when I have 1 stick of the Crucial memory and the 3 Trident sticks in, it starts just fine.

On to my most urgent problem. When I install the RAM, all of the memory detects. At some point (I don't know when) it will drop down to detecting 3 gigs instead of 7. If I move around the Crucial memory, it will all detect again for a while, then go back to 7 gigs. As I am an avid gamer, 3 ... Read more

A:Multiple RAM issues, detects then doesn't detect, Blue screen death errors, soft lock

Is there something I could improve in my post to increase the number of helpful responses?

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In need of serious help.*
To begin, I am stupid and haven't backed up any of my files so for now a windows reinstall is out of the question. (unless it's completely necessary) okay, so the problem: I was using my computer as normal. Then while on Google Chrome, it started getting slow and said "not responding" this happens all the time, to everyone so I waited and then the dreaded Blue screen of death appeared. Didn't get a look at what it said because it shut down almost immediately. After that it loaded as normal? Which is weird, I think. But got stuck after startup on the black screen of death. All I have is a cursor. Can't do ctrl+alt+del, can't load any of the safe modes. When I go on startup repair, it says "no restore points" on system restore and "could not detect a problem" on system repair or whatever it's called. There must be something to fix this?! :/ I live in hope that the whole system doesn't need to be wiped clean because as I said, I stupidly haven"t backed up my files.*

Can anyone help?? Please?

A:Stuck on black screen of death, after blue screen of death

this sounds like it should be a BSOD thread, post a seperate thread in the BSOD section following the posting instructions for BSODs, make sure you include the dump files, if you don't know how to do that, it should tell you in the BSOD posting instructions.

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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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Last month, kept getting blue screen of death with various errors at bottom: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION, IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. Been happening sporadically before but amped up last month for a few days. Stopped until last night, this time I got an orange screen of death and the error was CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION (win32kfull.sys).

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Hello everyone.

I have a Toshiba Satellite L450D-13X computer for the kids, and for the price it's a good laptop. Have had no issues with it until two weeks ago when the screen froze for the boys whilst playing a game and downloading a program from the net. Had to do a force shutdown and since then we have a BSoD on every boot-up. This is what we have tried:

On 'Starting Windows' we are given an option of either 'Launch Startup Repair' which ends up as BSoD or 'Start Windows Normally' which reverts back to the 'Starting Windows' option list.
Any attempt to enter 'Safe Mode' results in BSoD.
Attempting to boot an ISO of the Windows Recovery Disk on a USB key (we did highlight it and promote it to the top) results in BSoD. Borrowing a proper Window 7 installation DVD and highlighting this as an option results in BSoD.

In fact, the only option we used that threw up something different was using advanced boot options. On one of these options we got the Blue Screen of Death with the following information:

Disable Bios Memory Options such as caching/shadowing

Tech info

Stop: 0x000000ED (0xFFFFFA80023C2CDO 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185 0x0000000000000000 0x0000000000000000)

I don't mind erasing the hard drive and starting again, there's nothing on it that's critical. I'd very, very much appreciate a steer on this. Checked the web for stuff and nothing seems to assist in any other options. I am not particularly tech literate but can follow instructions.

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A:Black Screen of Death/Blue Screen of Death

Hi, malbekh; and welcome to the forum. Please read these threads and post back. We will be glad to help you.

[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem


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Recently I am facing blue screen errors while gaming and recording with Nvidia ShadowPlay

There is not single error which I can name, as crashes produced many BOSD errors

Recent error was " Driver Expool Corrupted" while I was gaming Need for speed 2016 game with Nvidia Shadow recording on

Please also note that I had driver verifier signature validation ON as per guidelines of this forum, I will disable it now and let you know whether I have same error again

I have attached here two errors files for two different BSOD instances for your review and analysis

Please help


A:Blue screen errors while gaming - random errors

It would be more helpful if you could provide the full set of files as requested in the BSOD Posting instructions

Have you run the Memtest86 test? It would be a good first step to thoroughly check your memory.

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Hey,I have a big problem,after my computers starts up,the blue screen comes up then disappears,then its starts the automatic repair and disappears again,then the screen goes blue and its stays like that all the time.Cant use the computer anymore,please help thanks

A:Screen satys blue after blue screen of death

Have you tried CTRL+ALT+DEL which should when you get the blue screen should take you to be able to do a factory reset.

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Just today, I turned on my computer and got the blue screen of death, so I restarted my PC. Then a black screen came up saying "Windows could not start beacuse the following file is missing or corrupt : \windows\system32\config\system."

You can attempt to repair this file by putting the winxp cd in etc...

Now when i turn on my computer there is just a black screen showing, with nothing at all on it.

Any ideas anyone?

Thanks very much for your help.

A:Blue screen of death, boot problems, black screen startup

It's a nasty error that requires some persistance and resourcefullness to overcome without a clean install.

If you have a Windows CD or have the recovery console installed, you might want to have a go at these directions.


Forum example of a successful recovery here:


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Today I booted my computer up to be promoted with a black screen, I gave it a good half an hour before forcing it to shutdown, to which when I booted it back up. Was then promoted with a blue screen about the video card not being able to lead, that happened twice.

I then booted it into safe mode, fiddled around with the drivers to see what was going on, after restarting it again, I got the same black screen, this kept on happening. I then concluded my best solution was to install XP, this worked the video card runs. So the card is not dead, but there are multiple blue lines going down the screen in 4 columns. After going into the device manager I saw that it claimed it was not installed, then I went to Google and downloaded the driver, after installing the computers goes to the same black screen that I got on windows 7.

I have no clue what the problem is, so any help would be most appreciated. Also I tried installing Linux, but after getting though then loading screen of the installer, it goes to the black screen. At the moment in am on my tablet so sorry if there are so many mistakes. I'll try and get some photos of how it looks.

PC Specs:

- Dell Dimension E520
- Intel pentium D
- 2gb Ram
- Nvidia Geforce 7300 LE


Thank you, any help will be hugely appreciated.

Sean Hall.

A:Geforce 7300 LE - Blue screen of death - Multiple lines down screen.

Hi Sean,

I don't like to say it, but it sounds like the graphics card is dead. I had the same issue on an old 8800gts, it would work until I installed the drivers, then I would get very bad artifacts/lines down the screen.
I tried it on 2 different PC's with the same end result once the drivers were installed.


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Hi, thanks for checking my question. I haven't found an answer to my particular situation:

Dell xps m1430 laptop w/vista (32).

It all started with a blue screen w/scrolling text after the fated restart. The blue screen text said "if this is the first time you've seen this message..." and then comp restarted, again showing the blue screen, then restarted into windows repair mode, after repair mode tried to fix the problem comp restarted, then the screen went black / blank right after the little windows loading animation (where the bar keeps moving from left to right and there's a small windows logo).
It all happened fast, so there may have been steps I forgot, but that's the jist of it.

Now screen always goes black / blank during startup after the windows loading animation, so I can't start windows in normal mode.
I can start in safe mode if I manually force shutdown by holding the power button, so I'm not imploding with fear... ok I am.

Possible causes:
1. This occured right after installing 11 vista updates (that restart was when I saw the blue screen)

2. Also occured the restart after running a patch called "Vista TCP/IP and UAC AutoPatch 6.0" I downloaded it from softpedia, the developer was listed as defcon, and their website listed was securevista.net, but the site is down(I found this out after the problem occured). The patch had lots of positive reviews, and lots of people on other sites also suggest using it to re... Read more

A:Solved: Black screen of death at startup, all began with a blue screen

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I have a Dell Latitude 5175 (Core m5-6Y57, 8GB ram, 256GB SSD) which bluescreens during full screen video playback such as Netflix or Windows media player with a Driver_power_state_failure, it doesn't happen straight away but usually after around 10-15 minutes usage.

I checked the minidump file which suggested the Intel graphics card driver was to blame, I updated that to the latest one from Dell which made no difference, updated the chipset driver, bios and then installed the latest graphics card driver from Intel again with no difference, if anything it's worse now.  The issue also occurs when the tablet is docked or when it's not docked although in normal day to day usage, it seems fine.

I've found references to this problem on some other machines, noticeably the Surface Pro 4's but not really any solution.  The next step is to try a clean build but thought I'd see if there's anything else I can try first.  The machine is out of warranty and while it's always occurred I've just lived with it as I incorrectly through the PC had a three year warranty.

A:Dell Latitude 5175 blue screen of death during full screen video playback

The text of the dump analysis is:
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 9F, {3, ffff9209c23f7080, ffff880c2642f7f0, ffff9209c0df93f0}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for igdkmd64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for igdkmd64.sys
Probably caused by : igdkmd64.sys
Followup: MachineOwner
1: kd> !analyze -v
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time.
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for to... Read more

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Before i describe the problem i would like to make it clear that i would like to recover as much as possible. This problem occurred playing a game called Empires V2.1. It is a steam half 2-death match mod. I had problems in the past however i didn't not consider them problems the screen froze when the game changed map. However when it froze it wouldn't respond to Ctrl+Alt+Delete or Ctrl+Esc or the start menu button. I pressed the power button and restarted it that way. However this is when the problem occurs and i can't over come it. It starts with a normal dell screen and the loading bar crosses at the bottom as normal. Then it goes to a black page with a blue line across the top with white writing saying www.dell.com. A line (programming maybe it appears and disappears rapidly). It then goes to a black screen saying something along the lines of We are sorry for the inconvenience but windows failed to start properly. It then gives you options and no matter which option I choose I still get a blue of screen of death saying the following;

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to you computer. If this is the time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this appears again, follow these steps;

Disable or uninstall any antivirus, dick defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any update drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and the... Read more

A:Blue Screen Of Death. Fails To Start. All Before Login Screen

Can you boot into Safe Mode? If so, try running chkdsk from Safe Mode.How to start Windows in Safe Mode

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I've having an issue that I think some ppl had, windows 8 crashing going to blue screen of death or blank black screen and then it restarts by itself, also I have noticed that it says repairing disk in D:/

I have one SSD 120gb in the C:/ which it host the operating system and some minnor programs, in a HDD which is my D:/ drive there I have my games.

ASRock 990FX Extreme 9
AMD FX 8350
Kingston Hyper X 120GB SSD
WD black 500GB HDGB HDD
Corsair Vengeance 8gb Ram 2133Hz
Windows 8

Thanks for the time, if more info is needed I willl gather it and post it

A:How do I fix windows blue screen of death and black screen

Update, seems that some tweaking did fix the problem, go to search and type power, in the left click on the one that says change what power buttons do, then uncheck the box that it says turn on fast startup (recomended) then save changes and a restart and youre done -at least for me it worked-

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I have a computer running Windows 7. Last night the computer was running fine. This morning when I turn it on, i get a black screen. To fix the problem I conducted a system restore. After it finished restoring, the computer restarts and everything worked fine. To make sure if everything was in working order, I restart it again. After the "Starting Windows" screens comes up, I get the Blue Screen of Death. I can't even read what the error says because the computer just restarts itself. I did not connect anything new to the computer. I performed a hardware diagnostics to see if it was a hardware failure but no error was found. I can't even get into safe mode. The SFC.exe will be my next step.

A:Windows 7 Black Screen then Blue Screen of Death

The SFC.exe did not work either.

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I am running windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and facing with a big problem,I suppose.
-Black screen sometimes appears after windows is starting(after this)
-Blue screen of death always appears when I am trying to connect for more than 7/8/9/10 times on some of wireless networks,and very rarely appears when I'm playing a game or doing something on the internet.
-Some programs freeze sometimes such as Firefox,DivX Player,Winamp...
Please help me guys!

A:blue screen of death,black screen,freezing...

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Hi, I've been going through some problems with windows, I'll try to be the more clear and organized I can, let's start with my config and the symptoms I'm getting:PC Config:Core2Duo E6550GA P35 DS3 (rev.2.0)2x 1GB DDR2 800Mhz Kingston (in dual channel)GeForce 7200GS 256mb (512mb with turbo cache)HD321KJ Samsung Hard DriveSamsung SH-S203B DVD driveCorsair VX450W Power SupplyOS: Windows XP Pro x64 SP2 (I upgraded to sp2 just yesterday, before that I was running sp1)Symptoms: There are three types of symptoms, the most common is the pc simply restarting, note that I've already disabled the "automatically restart" in the system properties window and it keeps happening, other is the screen freezing, and then I have to restart it, and the last and less common is the famous Blue Screen of Death, also, but for only two times, instead of the freeze or the blue screen I got an empty black screen. All these types of crashes can happen independently of what I'm doing, It has happened while burning dvds with Nero, scanning with anti-virus, browsing the net, or even while I'm asleep and only the bittorrent client is up. Though, there is one peculiarity I think should be important, there's one program, the VirtualDubMod (build 2540/release), which is used for various kinds of video manipulating jobs, that every time I'm enconding a video with it, there is a crash, and I'm convinced it's not only coincidence, cause I have tried a... Read more

A:Pc Restarting, Screen Freezing, And Blue Screen Of Death

Sounds to me like a hardware problem, but the stability test should have revealed that.I'd suggest searching your hard drive for files that end in .dmpThen use this post to perform an analysis on the .dmp files: http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246Make sure you select the Debugging Tools for x64 Windows when downloading them.Then post the results here for us to have a look at.

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So for the past 2 weeks I've been crashing none stop usually after playing game for about an hour or just browsing or watching a movie, its a mixture of Page fault in none page area, Memory management, IRQL not less or equal, among others. I don't know whats causing the crashes or any help would be greatly appreciated. i had this laptop for since early december 2009.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II Dual-Core Mobile M500, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3836 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series, 320 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 291444 MB, Free - 24376 MB; D: Total - 13495 MB, Free - 2249 MB; F: Total - 99 MB, Free - 95 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3642
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Disabled

A:Blue screen of death, Freezing, and black screen

Have you installed anything lately? There could be some program or service doing something that isn't needed.
How's the case temperature? Perhaps it's running too hot.

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This is what someone else wrote in another topic: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/741250-windows-warning-message-win32-adware.html

"I booted my computer up today, and saw my background wasn't available anymore. Then I see the message, "Warning! Spyware detected on your computer! Install an antivirus or spyware remover to clean your computer". It says that Win32/Adware.Virtumonde and Win32/PrivacyRemover.M64 are on my computer."

I had the exact same problem but i followed the instructions that someone posted in that topic, these were the instructions posted by "drdrew1469":

"I just got through fixing this (I hope). What it did here was change the background and set the screensaver to the sysinternals bluescreen screensaver (which you may be seeing) while at the same time setting policies in the registry to disable the two aforementioned tabs in the Display properties window.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System \NoDispBackgroundPage and [same]\NoDispScrSvrPage (they are both set to 1. Delete both entries.

Then check HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run for any funky alphanumeric filenames (I'm pretty sure it's just a random string anyway so posting the string probably won't help you much). Delete these keys and the associated file(s). (Doesn't hurt to check msconfig either, but I found nothing there)."

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A:Solved: Blue Screen of Death as screen saver

I removed two files on my harddrive, lphc1gbj0ecft.exe and lphc1gbj0ecft.scr, and now the bluescreen-screensaver is gone!

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Blue screen of death....
So the last few days my computer has been crapping out on me pretty regularly. Im really not sure what is causing it. Last night I was watching some stuff off of netflix and I got the "blue screen of death". When the computer restarted this was the message that was on the screen and the details for the problem...

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1a
BCP1: 0000000000000783
BCP2: FFFFFA6001BA3570
BCP3: FFFFF9801B580000
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Can anyone help me with this problem? I would love to figure it out and get it fixed!

A:blue screen of death.... :(

We need a lot more information to help you:

What version of Windows and which service packs?
Amount of RAM on computer?
Does the blue screen happen only with watching Netflix or does it occur with other programs too? Which ones?
Security software on your computer? If so, which one(s)?

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Hi.I have a big problem. My laptop keeps on getting the blue screen of death. It was fine yestarday. Sometimes the blue screen stays long enough for me to read it asnd it said something about a problem with the software or hardware. I havent installed any new software since last week so it must be the hardware. Ive tried booting up in every way possible but the furthest i got was logging onto my username when it restarted. Now it wont even go past the windows loading screen.What can I do. Its running windows xp pro.

A:Blue Screen Of Death

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ive been getting the blue screen of death all day today..it says something about DRIVER IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL..i checked the event viewer and got this from it: + System - Provider [ Name] Service Control Manager [ Guid] {555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4} [ EventSourceName] Service Control Manager - EventID 7036 [ Qualifiers] 16384 Version 0 Level 4 Task 0 Opcode 0 Keywords 0x8080000000000000 - TimeCreated [ SystemTime] 2010-12-29T19:22:23.296150300Z EventRecordID 60134 Correlation - Execution [ ProcessID] 564 [ ThreadID] 700 Channel System Computer Jordan-PC Security - EventData param1 Windows Error Reporting Service param2 stopped 5700650072005300760063002F0031000000 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Binary data:In Words0000: 00650057 00530072 00630076 0031002F 0008: 0000 In Bytes0000: 57 00 65 00 72 00 53 00 W.e.r.S.0008: 76 00 63 00 2F 00 31 00 v.c./.1.0010: 00 00 ..i dont know if that helps at all or if theres something else you want me to pull up. just looking to see if someone out there can help me with this. thanks

A:oh no, blue screen of death

Download BlueScreenView (in Zip file)No installation required.Unzip downloaded file and 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.

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I have a hp pavilion x2 10-j006tu computer. Today I turned it on to the blue screen and comes up with "your pc couldn't start properly. Error code 0xc0000001" also saying I need recovery tool from the manufacturer. I've tried everything F8, F11. Anything I press it doesn't register with the computer. Someone please help. And I stress that any keys I press it does not work.Thank you!

A:Blue screen of death. Help!!

Hey @RebeccaB,  Before I provide troubleshooting documentation, I would like to take a minute to welcome you to the HP Support Community! I will do my absolute best to help you resolve the issue you are having with the 0xc0000001 error on your HP Pavilion x2 - 10-j006tu Notebook PC.  Note: please make sure that the AC adapter cable is not plugged into a power strip, surge protector, or secondary power source. It should be directly into a wall outlet. Please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices, as these could cause some issues. Is "Unable to boot, error code: 0xc0000001, you'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media. if you don't have any installation media contact your system administrator or pc manufacturer" the error that you are seeing? Here is a Thread from Microsoft about the 0xc0000001 error. You will notice that there is a post by Yaqub K that outlines a couple of troubleshooting methods you can use to try and resolve the issue. You will also see that he says:  "The Blue Screen errors occurs when a serious problem causes Windows 8 to shut down or restart unexpectedly...In this case, the error code: 0xc0000001 indicates that there might be some issues with the booting device or some booting files are corrupted. It might also happen if some problem happens with the boot sector of the com... Read more

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So out of the blue (excuse the pun) I got a BSOD pop up this morning. The system shut down and rebooted ok albeit a little slow. I am running Vista on a 32-bit Sony Vaio which is 18 months old. Service pack updates etc were all attempted (and successfully done I think) during the last 6 weeks.

After trawling forums etc I have tracked down my mini dump file for the BSOD crash, downloaded MS debug tools and loaded it into WinDbg. That showed me a load of stuff about incorrect symbols etc that i didn't understand but resulted in the end by saying:

Probably caused by : ntkrnlpa.exe ( nt+e752b )

And thats where I am stuck. I don't know what this means or what to do about it. Can somone help?

Many thanks in advance,


A:Blue screen of death - help please

Well that is system memory management driver. It is not at fault and it rules out little unfortunately.

Try to determine if the problem is repeatable and under what circumstances.

If you have installed anything new you might try uninstalling it or doing a "System Restore" (these don't cause any loss of personal data, and can be undone in most cases).

Do the "analyze -v" and then try this command to see what had been loaded up to the crash:

kv (Display Stack Backtrace)

or if that doesn't do any thing, this:

.trap (Display Trap Frame)

What you will see here are the drivers loaded during the fault -- be suspicious of installed Security programs.

If it's a hardware issue -- it is most likely ram, so run mdsched.exe and on reboot to the scanner press F1 for Advanced options and run the extended test.

If it is a laptop especially consider possible overheating as an issue as well.

By the way, although it is not critical for debugging purposes, to get the correct symbols online make sure the "symbol path" is configured thusly:


You don't need to configure the "image" path.


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Hello forumers. I have recently been getting the BSOD. In the blue screen is says it is DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and the error is coming from the driver ikmasa.sys . Does anyone know what the drivers is and how I can solve it? BTW the blue screen (most of the time not all) appears when some sort of video is playing (Media Player Classic and Youtube so far).

A:Blue Screen of Death please help!

Not familiar with that file, but I'd like to see the entire error please.
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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Okay I Sign On To My Computer and within 10 minutes of me, being on my computer decide to go on the infamous blue screen of death.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:46:15 PM, on 5/4/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashSimpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Chris\My Documents\My Received Files\ewido_micro.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALZip\ALZip.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Chris\Local Settings\Temp\_AZTMP44_\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.ozzfest.com/
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {085f2e66-00f3-4c63-8bee-820f88c6236e} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\fonand.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {301FB6FD-C0CB-4F04-9021-509ED26FDE2D} - c:\windows\system32\oapmoap.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_... Read more

A:The Blue Screen of Death Help

1. Download this file -> http://download.bleepingcomputer.com...a/ComboFix.exe

2. Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log & a fresh HJT log in your next reply

Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall

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I have a problem with my laptop, when i booted it up from hibernation it took a few secs longer then it usually does and when it did come up the blue screen was there saying, A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following atidvag. It also says
Stop 0x000000EA doxff7
b6020,oxff7c4948,0xfaffbcb4 0x00000001

I know it has something to do with video card driver, but i don't appear to have any problems with it. Ive never had that blue screen with that error before, also would that error cause you to hear a beep when you shut down or restart or could that be a problem with the ram or something else.
Someone help I'm just stomped on what to do, This laptop not even that old i got it back in june of this year.

A:Blue Screen Of Death

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We recently got a new (used) computer at my office. It's an HP Pavillion a287x, running winXP.
From the get-go, we've been getting blue screen errors, but only after the computers been idle for 10+ minutes or so. When you have websites loaded, or programs running in the background, it's fine, but with programs closed and just the desktop showing, bam, screen goes black like power saver mode, and when you move the mouse, the blue screen of doooooom comes on.
I've checked things, fixed things, (Both from what I've found online, about a problem with certain versions of quicken, and what tech guys we know have said to do) and the errors have changed slightly but it's still saying that a program or file is not being found, or something to that degree. The man who sold it to us is not exactly bright, so maybe he deleted something crucial?

Any ideas? Thanks!

- Faith

A:Blue screen of death!

Wipe the hard drive clean and install a fresh copy of XP. If you don't have the CD and can't get it from the person who sold you the computer, you'll need to acquire a copy elsewhere.

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hi Guy's I was looking at a video clip in our local rag when my comp threw a fruity
and turned blue , when I eventually got it mobile again (please don't ask how)
and ran DXDIAG the only thing what showed up in there was
>>> Crashed in DirectShow (stage 1) << can Anyone tell me what that means ?
and how I might fix that ? . Salute drecked !

A:Blue screen of death

What is this computer, a phone, desktop, laptop, tablet?

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Have a Compaq 2135US Laptop.

Starts-Up and goes to Windows XP Blue Screen.

Tried to F8 and boot in safe mode, with command prompt, but can't even get a command prompt!!

please help
XP Home Version


A:Blue Screen Of Death! Help!

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hello i have a problem with this service exception service 0x0000003b, but it's not just this one error that appears when my screen goes blue. i have several error messages during a day and i have no idea how to solve them: 0x0000007f, 0x00000024, 0x00000050, 0x000000DE, 0x0000001A, 0x0000001E, 0x0000004E. and every time my computer boot up i receive this message: Host process for windows services stopped working and was closed. Please help me!!!!!

A:blue screen of death

Upload Dump Files
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
{Left click on the first minidump file.

Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.

Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"

Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.

Upload that .zip file with your next post.}

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

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service - then post the link to it.
Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): Set MiniDump

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I have an old HP which has Windows XP Home Edition on it. The computer came with an onboard video card which is a NVidia GeForce 4 MX. I wanted to play better games on my computer so I bought a new video card for it which was a GeForce 8400GS DDR2 512MB PCI. One day I wanted to switch from my new video card (plug in card) back to the onboard video graphics and I must have deleted something because the blue screen of death appeared and now when Windows XP Home tries to load up, the blue screen comes up very quickly and disappears and the computer restarts.

I am able however to run the computer is safe mode and I want to erase as much as I can from the computer to get it back to factory settings when I got it. When I was doing this, I was able to come upon a "Stop:" error which is as follows which I'm guessing is the cause of the crash while loading. It reads as follows:

Stop: 0x0000001E (0xC0000005, 0xF75760BF, 0x00000000, 0x00000001)

pci.sys - Address F75760BF base at F756F000, Date Stamp 3b5e3886
Any Ideas?

A:Blue Screen of Death

Here is some info on that blue screen, hopefully it can point us in the right direction.

My guess is that you need to uninstall the drivers for the video card, remove the card from the expansion slot, then try using the integrated graphics.

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i put a new Video card (Nvidia Geforce 9 series) in and updated my drivers but now i seem to get crashes, usually happens when i use facebook or sometimes when i play a Flash game.

error signature
BCCode : 1000008e BCP1 : E0000001 BCP2 : B51E9925 BCP3 : B3D312FC
BCP4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1

any help would be appreciated, thanks!

A:Blue Screen of Death!


Originally Posted by XHollowsmokeX

error signature
BCCode : 1000008e BCP1 : E0000001 BCP2 : B51E9925 BCP3 : B3D312FC
BCP4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1

Unhandled exeption code 0xe0000001 = "unknown app error", possibly referring to low memory.

What are hardware specs?

Run Speccy - http://www.filehippo.com/download_speccy
- "File" | "Publish Snapshot" | Paste URL into your next post

If you have Internet Security Suite installed, e.g., NIS, N360, McAfee - remove it for now -


Reboot upon completion; install MSE - http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/secur...s/default.aspx

Regards. . .



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