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BSOD - Multiple processes fail, then system stops BSODs.

Q: BSOD - Multiple processes fail, then system stops BSODs.

Please help! My computer is quite new, and I need to find out if I have faulty hardware (and what it is) so I can get a replacement under warranty.

64bit Windows Home Premium OEM
3 month old install.
3 month old hardware.
No overclocking.
Home built.

i7 2600
850w corsair power supply.
G-Skill 10666 dual channel 8gb (1333)
120gb OCZ Vertex 3 ssd
2tb Samsung something something
2 x Gainward GTX570 GLH in SLI
Z68X-UD3R-B3 motherboard
Onboard sound (optical out and stereo out)

I'm not sure what's causing the crash. It happens randomly. Generally after a few hours of use. Many things can trigger it - watching a movie, playing games, and the last one - trying to shut down.

I have attached the logs.



Preferred Solution: BSOD - Multiple processes fail, then system stops BSODs.

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: BSOD - Multiple processes fail, then system stops BSODs.


Remove Gigabyte EasyTune6 driver (known issues w/Win7)

Finish and post back.

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i am not computer illiterate.. i am usually pretty savvy at fixing problems on my laptop... but this... i have never seen before...

long story short. i tried to get rid of the virus on my computer by installing AVG 8 internet security ... after installation and cleanup everything was good at this point.... however i accidently deleted bout 5 files from my Recovery partition.... due to the virus vault being full...
i dont think problems were cause by this... but this causes a big problem later on...

i normally run utorrent 24/7.... and it hasnt caused a problem.... but bout 2 days ago.. i started to get BSOD and restarts... it occured infrequently(2 days ago)... but have been increasing to bout every 10-20min(today). so i uninstalled AVG 8. i did several registry clean. and other system checks...

but i am STILL either getting BSOD or system lockup(everythin freezes)
and i would need to force shut off and restart...
i took a look at the minidumps... to try to pin down to the problem....
but the problem is its multiple causes..

some of the minidump says its caused by explorer.exe, other says its svhost.exe , and one file even says Utorrent exe(when utorrent wasnt runnin.. it was caused by some other process). 1 of the file says its caused by memory corruption.
heres some others..
services.exe --> sptd.sys..

i got over 15 minidump files.... and restart count well into the 60s.... so u get the idea...

is there a way i can fix this without reins... Read more

A:Laptop Srsly messed up....(multiple BSOD.. system lockup.. recovery fail..) help plz!

heres the latest minidump file..

i have reinstalled AVG 8..... and there is bsod again.....

heres the debug file..

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.10.0003.233 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini122808-22.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 2) UP Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x805531a0
Debug session time: Sun Dec 28 21:01:16.312 2008 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:16:21.906
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Hi.  I downloaded some stuff from a bogus Minecraft site and have had multiple problems since.  Everything got encrypted, but I didn't pay cuz I had copies, then I had multiple comsurrogate processes, and now I hav e high CPU usage, a program called "conhost.exe" that doesn't have a valid file location or service associated with it, and various programs spike randomly to 20% -30% cpu usage, keeping me in the 70 - 80% range.  Additionally, since I got the encryption virus, powershell stops working every few minutes.  And some computer company who says they are a "legitimate company" has been calling me and they want me to connect to their server through the run command line. 
I am running Windows 8.1
I have followed a couple fix threads and at various times have run rogue killer, emisoft and a couple others. Found some viruses, but still have the above problems.
I ran DDS and got the following logs:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16537
Run by Jeremy and Heidi at 10:25:18 on 2014-10-13
Microsoft Windows 8  6.2.9200.0.1252.1.1033.18.11741.9074 [GMT -7:00]
AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
AV: Emsisoft Anti-Malware *Enabled/Updated* {8504DEEF-CC04-1F76-2137-F1A5F4A659DA}
AV: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Emsisoft Anti-Malwa... Read more

A:multiple conhost.exe processes high CPU usage powershell repeatedly stops

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.Important: To help me reviewing your logs, please post them in code boxes. You can create them by clicking on the <>-symbol on top of the reply window.    HijackThis is not the preferred initial scanning tool in this forum. With today's malware, a more comprehensive set of logs i... Read more

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Hi.  I downloaded some stuff from a bogus Minecraft site and have had multiple problems since.  Everything got encrypted, but I didn't pay cuz I had copies, then I had multiple comsurrogate processes, and now I hav e high CPU usage, a program called "conhost.exe" that doesn't have a valid file location or service associated with it, and various programs spike randomly to 20% -30% cpu usage, keeping me in the 70 - 80% range.  Additionally, since I got the encryption virus, powershell stops working every few minutes.  And some computer company who says they are a "legitimate company" has been calling me and they want me to connect to their server through the run command line. 
I am running Windows 8.1
I have followed a couple fix threads and at various times have run rogue killer, emisoft and a couple others. Found some viruses, but still have the above problems.
I ran DDS and got the following logs:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16537
Run by Jeremy and Heidi at 10:25:18 on 2014-10-13
Microsoft Windows 8  6.2.9200.0.1252.1.1033.18.11741.9074 [GMT -7:00]
AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
AV: Emsisoft Anti-Malware *Enabled/Updated* {8504DEEF-CC04-1F76-2137-F1A5F4A659DA}
AV: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Emsisoft Anti-Malwa... Read more

A:multiple conhost.exe processes high CPU usage powershell repeatedly stops

You´re being helped here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/551849/multiple-conhostexe-processes-high-cpu-usage-powershell-repeatedly-stops/#entry3505406

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hello there, i'm glad i found this forum and i'd like to mention i'm a newbie here , but here it goes; i've been getting BSOD's on a daily basis while playing , browsing , or just booting up my windows, i've tried everything and then i found the WinDBG tool, but it doesen't help me as much as the next guy since i'm let's say on a begginer level

i've only attached one dump file since i deleted the rest by accident

Computer specs : Intel QuadCore Q6660 @2.40ghz, 2.4gb RAM, 32-bit Windows 7 OS nVidia GeForce 9400 GT , maxtor ide 80gb HDD, asus p5w64 WS pro motherboard, Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC, onboard soundcard

A:Daily BSOD, on multiple processes

I've gotten a new BSOD since the last time i posted, i`ll upload the dump

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I have a serious problem. My computer keeps crashing over, and over again. The errors it's thrown are listed below. I've googled them but am confused as to what the problem really is. All I know is I'm about to lose my mind because I can be surfing, chatting, or gaming and my PC will just crash for no reason whatsoever and most of the time it's without any warning given.






BAD_POOL_HEADERClick to expand...

I've replaced my sound card, my gfx card, and updated my BIOS so what gives? I've been told it might be my RAM, my power supply, my cpu, ore my mobo so I dunno what to do. Thanks in advance for any and all responses.

A:multiple BSODs on my system

this always works for me!!!

Have you tried a reformat. It helps me out all the time, just reformat your harddrive and see what happens. A new format and clean install of your OS will do wonders. :hotbounce

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Hi. I recently built a comp with the following specs: Asus Stiker Extreme mobo, Intel QX6700, liquid cooled (Thermaltake), 2 Gb Patriot Extreme (DDR2 800, 1x2), 650W power supply, one GeForce 6800 XT, raptor 150gb and 300gb Seagate data drive. The processor normally runs around 30C +/- 3 degrees.

I keep getting BSOD's at different addresses. A common one is:
Error code 100000d1, parameter1 ffffff80, parameter2 000000ff, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 7c911924.

Another is Error code 1000008e, parameter1 c0000005, parameter2 805525a1, parameter3 b55f0ee0, parameter4 00000000.

An yet another, Error code 1000000a, parameter1 7fb1340c, parameter2 000000ff, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 804de7fe.

I've read about a lot of problems with this board, one being the nvidia firewall so I uninstalled it. I've also rum memtest and let it run for over 10 passes with no errors. However, I've used a program called Everest and run tests on my hardware components. The test will stop after about 3 minutes on the memory but I can't tell why (I'm new to this prog). It just says that the system has become unstable and must abort the test. I'm not overclocking any of the components in the BIOS. I've downloaded and installed the latest BIOS and device drivers from the Asus website.

Any ideas? Thanks for taking the time to read this post and any help is greatly appreciated.

A:BSOD, Multiple Stops, Please help

check your mindump files: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315271/EN-US/

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I have already completely replaced the RAM sticks as well. I ran mem tests on the originals with no errors but thought why not.

Loading User Symbols
PEB is paged out (Peb.Ldr = 00000000`fffdf018). Type ".hh dbgerr001" for details
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck C2, {7, 109b, 4050001, fffffa8011e296a0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!IoRemoveIoCompletion+229 )

Followup: MachineOwner

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

The current thread is making a bad pool request. Typically this is at a bad IRQL level or double freeing the same allocation, etc. ... Read more

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Hi all, i've attached the required files about my system.

Im running Windows 7 on my laptop, 64bit
Was installed as an upgrade from XP I believe (was a while ago so cant remember exactly).
The hardware is around 2 years old now and the OS was installed soon after that.

Clevo W860U laptop
Intel i7 Q720
4GB RAM (2x2gb)
Win 7 Pro 64bit (build 7600 6.1)
nVidia GTX280M

The laptop crashes with BSOD around 10 times a day now, says 'MEMORY MANAGEMENT' error usually. I guessed it's ram but wanted an expert opinion before buying new sticks.

A:Multiple BSODs, system unuseable

*** I noticed that you have been having trouble with external devices:


Date: 2011-12-27T15:24:31.747
"The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume My Passport."
Date: 2011-12-27T15:24:31.747
"The file system structure on volume H: has now been repaired."

Please disconnect/remove all external devices (excepting keyboard/mouse) to simplify troubleshooting and see if that has any impact on the frequency of system crashes.

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:List Installed Programs

Click Go.
When the scan is finished, a text file will open in a Notepad window.
Copy the entire contents of the Notepad window, and paste in your reply.
(Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.)

Please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy, and post a link to it in this thread.This is a convenient and accurate way of providing us with details of your computer specifications.

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Dear community,

For the last month or so, I have been having days where there would be multiple BSODs in a row and I can not even use my laptop properly. Now I don't know enough about computers to be able to fix this problem myself, and that is why I've come here to ask for help.

Today I have been getting multiple BSODs, like:
aswvmm.sys / aswbidsha.sys / ntfs.sys / win32k.sys and wdf0100
And also a lot on 0x00001E / 0x0000007E / 0x00000024 and on 0x0000003B
Each with different messages like SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION or IRQL_NOT LESS OR EQUAL and many more.

After googling a bit and running different memtests, RAM tests, chkdsk, virus scans, malware scans and upgrading my drivers using DriverBooster 4.4, I am still getting blue screens, random crashes or restarts on my laptop. By now I'm at the end of my tries and so I've come here to ask for help.

Not all bluescreens have gotten to a full 100 complete dump, but I have added all 3 minidump files into a zip file, I have attached my system.nfo and I have made a snapshot with Speccy of my computer stats.

My system specs are:
ASUS K55VD laptop
Model number: R500V
Intel Core i7 3610QM @ 2.30 GHZ
Intel HD Graphics 4000
2047MB Nvidia GeForce 610M
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64 bit
OS was originally installed on the device (device came with built-in startup repair, no windows disk provided)
Age of OS is 5 years or so (early 2012), this is still the same installation as I first got it, never rein... Read more

A:Multiple BSODs and system crashes/restarts

my name is Mihael and I'll be assisting you.

Kindly follow these instructions and let me know how it goes: https://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility


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I put together this computer about a year ago. It's waranty hasn't expired yet. We took it to a repair center and they reinstalled the OS and said it works fine, next day I started getting BSODs again.

I allways get around 4-5 BSODs at start-up, but also when opening a program or a game, after returning from stand-by, and sometimes without doing anything.

I checked the memory, I ran stress tests on the CPU and Video board, reseting BIOS and installing other OS. I could not install Windows XP due to BSODs at the 3rd step.

Here is my PC configuration:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
Motherboard ACER G33T-AM
Memory DDR2 size: 2048 MB (Single channel)
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT

I have atached the BSOD dump files and perfmon/report file.

I apolagise for my faulty english, as it is not my mother tongue.
I hope you'll be able to help me. Thanks!!

A:Multiple random BSODs on new system,cannot install Win XP

SP1 isn't installed, please do this:

Installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1
1. Visit the PC manufacturer's website and update ALL drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the "Update drivers" function of Device Manager.
2. Check Device Manager for any unknown/disabled devices - if there are unknown/disabled devices, fix them with the latest drivers from the device manufacturer's website (not the PC Manufacturer)
3. Visit Windows Update and get all updates
4. Visit Windows Update and get Service Pack 1 (usually under Important Updates). Read these notes for installing SP1: Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center
5. Visit Windows Update and get any other available updates

The following device have problems:

AVG AVI Loader Driver ROOT\LEGACY_AVGLDX64\0000 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed.

Microsoft PS/2 Mouse ACPI\PNP0F03\4&792CFA&0 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed.

Multimedia Controller PCI\VEN_1131&DEV_7130&SUBSYS_00001131&REV_01\4&222C652C&0&10F0 The drivers for this device are not installed.

To fix the AVG device:
- download a fresh copy of AVG
- uninstall the current copy of AVG
- install the fresh copy of AVG and IMMEDIATELY update it
- scan ... Read more

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Hi Folks,
I upgraded to Win10 a while back and have had BSOD almost every day (usually several).
I did also install 16gb of RAM at a similar time so was wondering if that may be related.

I seem to get most BSODs when using my GFX intensive CAD package but even chrome can trigger it.
It seems that my GFX is twitchy about using new drivers and BSODs are more frequent with any new driver.

Any help would be useful as I really dont know what to do.


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Dear community,

For the last month or so, I have been having days where there would be multiple BSODs in a row and I can not even use my laptop properly. Now I don't know enough about computers to be able to fix this problem myself, and that is why I've come here to ask for help.

Today I have been getting multiple BSODs, like:
aswvmm.sys / aswbidsha.sys / ntfs.sys / win32k.sys and wdf0100
And also a lot on 0x00001E / 0x0000007E / 0x00000024 and on 0x0000003B
Each with different messages like SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION or IRQL_NOT LESS OR EQUAL and many more.

After googling a bit and running different memtests, RAM tests, chkdsk, virus scans, malware scans and upgrading my drivers using DriverBooster 4.4, I am still getting blue screens, random crashes or restarts on my laptop. By now I'm at the end of my tries and so I've come here to ask for help.

Not all bluescreens have gotten to a full 100 complete dump, but I have added all 3 minidump files into a zip file, I have attached my system.nfo and I have made a snapshot with Speccy of my computer stats.

My system specs are:
ASUS K55VD laptop
Model number: R500V
Intel Core i7 3610QM @ 2.30 GHZ
Intel HD Graphics 4000
2047MB Nvidia GeForce 610M
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64 bit
OS was originally installed on the device (device came with built-in startup repair, no windows disk provided)
Age of OS is 5 years or so (early 2012), this is still the same installation as I first got it, never rein... Read more

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Hello my name is Josh I have followed your instructions on the BSOD posting instructions and will attach the logs for review.

The computer is sporadic sometimes it will bsod almost immediately launching almost any game wow,steam games,ect even sometimes just launching the web. Other times it will run for hours without bsod then suddenly crash. I've seen it get to the desktop and bsod 5-6 times in a row. Very random from what I can tell its not linked to a specific application.

Any help is greatly appreciated at this point i'm thinking its probly a hardware failure of some sort. Pinning it down would be helpful.

Thank You.

A:Multiple BSODs over the last few months system service exception or me

STOP 0x0000003B: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (go to top of page)

Usual causes: System service, Device driver, graphics driver, ?memory

BSOD Index

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff880010be039, fffff88003395990, 0}

Probably caused by : fltmgr.sys ( fltmgr!GetContextFromStreamList+99 )

Followup: MachineOwner

3: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

An exception happened while executing a system service routine.
Arg1: 00000000c0000005, Exception code that caused the bugcheck
Arg2: fffff880010be039, Address of the instruction which caused the bugcheck
Arg3: fffff88003395990, Address of the cont... Read more

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Hello guys, i am struggling with this laptop for a long time now and i came to you, i have no other solution left.

Samsung Series 7 NP700Z7C-S01UK bought at the beginning of October 2012, started to BSOD around May 2013. From May to late September the laptop was NEVER user, at the end of September i took it to Samsung Repair Center. They weren't able to reproduce the BSODS and said that the hardware is fine. Still does that.

I am currently running on Windows 7 Home Premium x64, the one that came preinstalled, reinstalled it middle of October. Windows updated, all the updates from the Samsung App (SW Update) are installed. Nothing left behind. I used memtest, furmark and prime95. No errors. Already checked my disk, no errors either. Tried already to upgrade my Nvidia graphic card to the last version (although SW Update doesnt tell me about that)... still the same problem, same with the directx. Reinstalled windows multiple time, from recovery, from a different source, same problems.

With Blue Screen Viewer these are my 'caused by driver' instances:
NETwsw00.sys x2
ntoskrnl.exe x8

The BSODS happen when i'm gaming, but to be honest with you, i am most of the time gaming so i dont now if that is the cause or is just rules of probability. it also happened when i was reinstalling windows from the recovery partition, when browsing over the internet or watching a movie. No precise pattern.

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A:Multiple BSODS , no BSOD pattern, almost daily

Hi horussjr.

Update the following:
Intel? PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows 7
Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Yours is intel 7 series.
Get rid of intel rapid storage. First uninstall it from Control Panel > Programs and Features. Then Uninstall the driver from device manager.
Right click on "my computer" icon and click "manage" on the context menu.
It will open the "computer management" window.
Select "Device Manager" in the left pane, It will list all the existing devices up.
Expand "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" by clicking on the triangle in front of it.
Select one Intel device item under it, right click, uninstall.
Continue the process for all Intel items under "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers"
Now restart the computer. At restart, windows will auto configure the appropriate native system driver.
For nvidia display driver, Install the NVIDIA DRIVERS 314.22WHQL only.
Uninstall All nvidia items in Control Panel > Programs and features3D Vision Control Driver
3D Vision Driver
Graphics Driver
HD Audio Driver
nvidia Update
(Are you using nvidia chipset drivers? If so, dont uninstall anything other than those are listed).
Now follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling
Download 314.22 WHQL. While installing, Select Custom (Advanced) install. In the next page, follow this settings:
Also, Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM... Read more

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Hi everyone!

My computer keeps encountering multiple BSODs (with a variety of error codes). Usually after the BSOD, I'm unable to boot up my computer as it goes into a continuous loop of turning off and on without being able to load up anything (can't even go into POST screen). I would have to wait for a day or half a day (if I'm lucky) to get it to work again. One worrying thing is that it occasionally goes into some BIOS auto-recovery thing after it turns on.

This problem started occuring almost half a year ago already and thus I don't think system restore can help me. Also, memtest and checkdisk found no major problems (Avast! and AVG scans were negative). I have also tried and tested various "software" solutions.

My computer is 3-year-old and is on a Gigabyte (Intel P45 chipset) mainboard with 2*1GB RAM and ATI Radeon HD4850.

I have attached my dump files (most of them as there're just too many of them for me to run debug on) in this post.

Thank you all in advance!

A:Multiple BSODs + Failure to boot after BSOD


When you can go into Windows you can start by uninstalling
ZoneAlarm and
Alcohol 120% (or Daemon tools etc / Any virtual CD Program/Driver)

Then install MSSE ( Microsoft Security Essentials)

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Hi, this is my last chance saloon.

BSODs happening almost every day. The computer can be working one minute, leae the room and when I return Blue Screen

I have tried all and sundry from memtest to driver verifier..

Will someone have a look at minidumps and shed some light please.. Help

A:Multiple BSODs PFN list corrupt system service exception...

► First, Disable Hardware Acceleration in IE9.

► Then, uninstall nvidia display driver, and reinstall it.
Download and install |MG| Driver Fusion (Driver Sweeper) 1.1.1 Download.
Reboot the computer in Advanced Boot Options, safe mode. Search Driver Fusion in your start menu, and remove all components of your nVidia display driver.
Boot normally now. Go to Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers, follow option two to search for the appropriate driver for your system automatically, and install it.
Let us know the situation after that.

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Howdy all! I was here in the past a while ago with getting semi-frequent BSODs on boot after the splash and login screen. The issue I found was a loose power connector. I snugged it in place, and then my system is fine for many months (maybe four or five). Now this morning, I had quite a few BSODs after the splash screen and logging onto my computer. I was finally able to get a successful boot after many attempts. I checked power connections, tried to make the connections secure, yet still got BSODs. Dump is attached. You guys are awesome. Thanks!
***STOP: 0x000000F4

A:Months of system being fine, sudden multiple BSODs this morning

EDIT: Here is the stop code:

***STOP: 0x000000F4

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What an adventure!

My computer suddenly would not load Windows. It simply went to a black screen with the flashing mouse cursor. I finally gave up and did a System Restore. (Backed up all my files, now can't recover them but I'll check into that elsewhere on the forum!!). The problem went away for a few starts, then returned.

After hours with HP Support, I was told to remove all 4 memory sticks and reseat them. Quite a feat for someone with MS, but finally got it done. Now the computer is running great, but I don't know if the problem is solved. There are no faults showing in the Windows Error file since I worked on the memory.

Is it possible to look at this and see if my problem is solved?

Thank you,


A:Multiple BSOD - Computer stops before loading Win 7. Mouse cursor only

Hello Jim, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Hopefully it was only your RAM sticks not properly seated that caused it.

Please go ahead read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, and post back with the needed information if it's available. One of our BSOD experts should be by afterwards to further help.

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So, I was getting bored and decided to follow up on some of the performance tweeking I've been doing. Anyway, I got a bit sidetracked and decided to go to the "Reboot Time" tread, which them prompted me to go ahead and diable some of my useless startup processes. Thing is, something strange kind of popped out at me... Why are there two "Microsoft Windows Operating System" processes when as far as I can tell from the reboot thread, people have 1?

I'm assuming it isn't smart to randomly diable either, so I came here to ask.

A:Multiple "Windows Operating System" Startup Processes?

It has to do with your Sidebar/gadgets. But I don't know why you would have two though. You might expand it to look at what it all says and post it. It's best not to start disabling services and startup items if you're not fully aware of what they do. If you want to speed up performance then I suggest reading thru Brinks tutorial on how to speed things up.

Speed Up the Performance of Vista

This tab would show your OS/OS's

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I have run malwarebytes, hitman Pro, ADWcleaner and multiple dllhost.exe *32 Com Surrogate processes keep popping up in task manager.
Computer/internet is very slow.
Here is the Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 04-11-2014
Ran by Pattie (administrator) on MININT-Q9CGG1P on 05-11-2014 15:57:31
Running from C:\Users\Pattie\Downloads
Loaded Profile: Pattie (Available profiles: Pattie)
Platform: Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(AMD) C:\Windows\System32\atiesrxx.exe
(AMD) C:\Windows\System32\atieclxx.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Application Virtualization Client\sftvsa.exe
(CyberLink Corp.) C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD9\PDVD9Serv.exe
() C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\OEM\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe
(Nikon Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Monitor\NkMonitor.exe
(Adobe Systems Incorporated) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
(Oracle Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched... Read more

A:Malwarebytes found multiple trojans, multiple dllhost.exe *32 processes computer

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"Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Owner on 2007-12-22 04:41:55
Computer is in Normal Mode.

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

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 2 Restore Point(s) --
2: 2007-12-22 09:41:59 UTC - RP2 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
1: 2007-12-22 09:40:33 UTC - RP1 - System Checkpoint

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.

-- HijackThis (run as Owner.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:44:57 AM, on 12/22/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwicon2k.exe
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A:Popups, Multiple unknown processes, Multiple viruses and malware found...

TeaTimer is an excellent tool for the prevention of spyware but it can sometimes prevent HijackThis from fixing certain things. Please disable TeaTimer for now until you are clean. TeaTimer can be re-activated once your HijackThis log is clean.Open Spybot Search & Destroy.
In the Mode menu click "Advanced mode" if not already selected.
Choose Yes at the Warning prompt.
Expand the Tools menu.
Click Resident.
Uncheck the Resident "TeaTimer" (Protection of overall system settings) active. box.
In the File menu click Exit to exit Spybot Search & Destroy.

Download http://www.techsupportforum.com/sect...etTeaTimer.zip
Double click ResetTeaTimer.bat to remove all entries set by TeaTimer.


Do a HijackThis scan & place a check next to these items and select "Fix checked":

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Curb tool help dart] C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Move Bore Curb Tool\That This.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [CreativeWeb] C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\APPLIC~1\LITEPL~1\Defy bias plus.exe
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)

Ignore any prompts for a reboot



1. Please choose from any of the above links. Download the file & Save it to Desktop.

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

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Thanks in advance for any advice.
The BDODs appear to be of multiple types.
Motherboard, RAM, wireless card and SSD were all replaced in early October and system completely reinstalled but BSODs continue. They are more likely to occur 1-2 min after waking from sleep, but recently also occurred when the system is just sitting.

System details below
Windows 7 professional SP1, x64
Version of OS: Windows(7), VOLUME_KMSCLIENT channel
See my profile for system details.

This is a laptop, Lenovo T440s


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Running W10 Pro 64-bit on a Asus M5a99fx Pro V2, AMD 8 core and within the last 3 months I occasionally began to get a BSOD with the dreaded "Driver Power State Failure" error. I've tried changing the power state to High Performance and adjusted power settings in Device Settings for LAN to, do not allow computer to sleep to save power....

I've attached a couple of reports and it's pointing to the NT Kernel & System but the reports don't elaborate any further.
I'm a newb and apologize if I'm forgetting any vital information in my post.
I will attach/provide additional information as requested.


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Hello everyone!

Hope i stuck this in the right forum, anyway, here goes:

My computer gave off a BSOD when i was watching a bit or World Cup action and has failed to boot since. I've been mucking about with all kinds of fixes for the last 4 days but i've been unable to get it running again. I don't want to do a format / reinstall, i've got some important data i'd like to keep hold of.

I've tried a few things:

- Did a full virus scan with the Kaspersky Recue disk. Removed a number of dodgy files. Let me to believe my MBR might be ruined
- Did a CHKDSK on all my drives. Everthing checks out OK, even tho it took ages.
- Tried to fix my MBR with BootRec, but to no avail. Gives off a Element Not Found message when tring FixBoot and RebuildBcd
- Ran the Repair Tool a few times, gives the same message each time: "The partition table does not have a valid System Partition" in the log

When i boot up it gets past the animated logo but restarts after briefly showing a black screen with a cursor, which i can move around. Same goes for safe mode.

I'm at wits end here guys, i've been able to fix every problem i've had by myself, but i'm not working this one out. Understand my agony of not being able to watch the World Cup on my computer (i dont own a TV) and having to rely on my radio, which is fun as well, but you know Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:System boot fail resulting BSOD / OS isn't listed in Repair Tool

Troubleshooting windows 7 and pc guide:

Follow all steps and report results after having done so:

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Please read this tutorial fully, and follow all steps.

99% of the time all issues can be resolved with problems starting windows with this tutorial.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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About three weeks ago I started getting occasional BSOD's on startup for a Machine_Check_Exception, which typically indicates a hardware failure. After completely gutting my whole system several times, and spending too many hours in BIOS I was able to identify that there was a problem occurring during system start up while doing an IDE check. I finally realized that the problem was a disc drive. So I just removed the disc drive. (let it be noted that the BSOD only occurred during start up and occasionally my system would start up just fine and the computer would perform normally((I never use my disc drive so the function of that during this time is unknown)) )

Immediately after solving the IDE problem and being able to boot-up I receive several different BSOD's at random times, the occur most during gameplay (starcraft 2 particularly) This typically will be the System Service Except BSOD for an nvidia driver, nvlddmkm.sys I believe. I once got a BSOD for something involving a USB port, and I've gotten the BSOD for IRQ_less_than_or_NOT_equal with no driver listed.

I do have some dump logs available, however, I have noticed entire gaps in the logs, where I know that the computer was on, and did shut down due to a BSOD.

I do have my DXdaig results, and this shouldn't be due to a driver issue, as I was also receiving audio driver BSOD's but after a lot of driver updates, and rollbacks, I was able to fix that BSOD.

thank you for you input in advance

A:System Service Exception BSOD(and other BSODS)

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 noticed that on my PC IE seems to run GREATLY faster than Opera and Mozilla Firefox when many windows are open, but it lacks the features and add-in support I need. I have found that the reason it is so much faster is because it opens a seperate process for each window that is open while mozilla and opera only use one process for everything. Is it at all possible to somehow use Opera or Mozilla and have one process per window or tab like IE has?

I really need to know if this is possible because more than one person uses this computer and lots of windows and tabs are eventually open, but when I have over 10 tabs or windows open running from the same process on this computer, it eventually gets so slow that it is almost unusable (most windows become almost unresponsive and get blank for a few seconds when you click)

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

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I've been having BSOD trouble over the past four or five months now. The BSODs typically happen once a week, sometimes twice, with small strings of daily crashes here and there. I'm at my wit's end when it comes to trying to figure out where the problem lies. All of my parts are under warranty, so I'm desperate to find out which one, if any, are at fault.

I've tested my hardware extensively. Memtest86 for 7 passes on multiple occasions, using different stick and slot combinations. Ran torture tests using Prime95 for the processor. All hard drive checks come back without problems. Ran Furmark on my video card with no artifacts.

The BSODs happen most commonly when using video playlists for both Windows Media Player and Media Player Classic, multiple types of files. They also sometimes occur when playing particular games (Borderlands II, Dark Souls). Installing a fresh copy of Windows 7 did not remove BSODs, even after running it in factory settings with no additional installations.

I have attached a dump file, and I thank whoever attempts to assist me.

A:Multiple BSODs, Multiple Bugchecks (0xD1, 0x3B, 0x50, 0x0A)

Hi anthonylert.

The versatility of the bugchecks are the indication of failing memory prima facie, but as you said you ran Memtest86, can you run the memtest86+?

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Also, disable bluetooth,at least as a test. The Atheros bluetooth module is appearing to be failing.

Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type ?msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the ?Startup? tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
Let us know the results.

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Hey there,

So just to start things off, I'm 18 and don't really have much technical knowledge when it comes to computer hardware and errors, etc.

I started getting BSODs a while back, but they weren't very frequent, so I uninstalled all the programmes I had on my laptop and it stopped for the most part, so I assumed that was the problem.
As time went on up until now, they have been getting much more frequent, with the error message at the top stating something different each time, getting what seemed more serious. Sometimes when I get 1 BSOD, it would BSOD again on Startup, then again after that, which is rather frustrating haha.
I was reluctant to posting on forums, but it's come to the point of either fixing it logically, or ending up punching the screen xD

I can't really define when it happens, as it's more often some times than others, I have a hinch it has something to do with my graphics card though, as I would be playing a game, then I'd open up a new tab and watch a video then get BSOD at some point.
However it happens (less frequently for the most part) when idle or with minimum programmes running.

The programmes I mainly use on the laptop is:

Google Chrome
Sony Vegas Pro 11 (Video Editing Software)
Total Media Extreme (Personal Video Recording Software)

I can't remember any of the actual error codes, but some of the display messages i can remember are:

Attempt to Execute to Non-Executable Memory
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A:Multiple BSODs, Random Occurences, Multiple Error Codes

Hello and welcome to Sevenforums.

Things we need
A nfo file

To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Save -> Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here.

BSOD Analyse

Update these(this) driver

Afc.sys Wed Jul 12 07:48:20 2006 (44B48D24)
amdxata.sys Fri Mar 19 17:18:18 2010 (4BA3A3CA)
archlp.sys Fri Feb 6 13:39:29 2009 (498C2F81)
bcmwl664.sys Wed Jul 8 02:45:04 2009 (4A53EC10)
GEARAspiWDM.sys Mon May 18 14:17:04 2009 (4A1151C0)
hcwhdpvr.sys Wed Mar 7 16:03:30 2012 (4F5778C2)
igdkmd64.sys Fri Jun 3 22:34:06 2011 (4DE9453E)
intelppm.sys Tue Jul 14 01:19:25 2009 (4A5BC0FD)
MpFilter.sys Fri Mar 9 12:05:26 2012 (4F59E3F6)
yk62x64.sys Mon Sep 28 10:19:31 2009 (4AC07193)
ht... Read more

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Last couple weeks i've been having a large amount of bluescreens, including but not limited to bccodes 116, d1, 4e, 1a, 50 and 7a. Last night it also froze two or 3 times with no bluescreen. I recently upgraded my Phenom 9550, Biostar A770E and 6GB of DDR2-800 with an i5-2500k, an MSi P67S-C43 and 4GB of DDR3-1333. The problems didn't start with the hardware upgrade, just escalated.

Yesterday I formatted my HDD and did a clean install of windows in hopes that my problems were just driver conflicts, so as of now i only have 3 crash dumps, 4e, d1 and 1a. 4e and 1a in BlueScreenView only show ntoskrnl as the culprit and no other drivers. d1 points at both ntfs.sys and ntoskrnl. A couple of the old crash dumps pre-format were citing nVidia and DirectX drivers.

I've put my RAM through 16hrs+ of memtest86+ testing, and used the windows memory diagnostic and the memory test in my BIOS. I also checked my PSU voltages with a multimeter, all of them check out. My graphics card is moody and sometimes artifacts heavily in games, sometimes works fine. Temperatures are not an issue, My GPU gets to about 72C in games and 86C in furmark torture testing without crashing. my CPU sits around 38C idle, 50-60 load, 70-80 in p95 without crashing.

Intel Core i5-2500k (stock cooler and clock)
2x2GB G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3-1333
MSi P67S-C43 mobo
ZOTAC nVidia GTS250 (512MB)
Plextor PX-880SA dvdrw drive
WD Caviar Blue 250GB HDD
Antec EA-650 PSU
Windows 7 Ultimate x64

A:Multiple BSODs, multiple BCCodes, does not happen in safe mode.

(The problems didn't start with the hardware upgrade, just escalated.)

so you changed out your motherboard/cpu/memory and did a clean reinstall of windows. so the only things left are video card/harddrive or power. have you updated your video card drivers? also try running chkdsk on the harddrive.


btw i love that screen name

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Two weeks after moving to windows 7 64bit from xp I started getting BSODs of all kinds, caused by, according to bluescreen viewer, core system files like ntoskrnl.exe and tcpip.sys and hal.dll, with messages including BAD POOL CALLER and DRIVER IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL. Often after rebooting before the starting windows screen there would be a message saying WARNING: an error has been detected with the hard drive, but the only disk related message I can find in the system log is with with event id 33: "The oldest shadow copy of volume C: was deleted to keep disk space usage for shadow copies of volume C: below the user defined limit." And all the hard drive diagnostics I have used have passed the harddrives. The BSODs often happened when I wasn't at the computer.

So I did a clean (re) install and the day after I get this System Service Exception BSOD which Blue Screen Viewer says is caused by ntoskrnl.exe. The event with id 33 is still occurring in the logs.

Hoping someone can help

A:System Service Exception BSOD: after reinstall after many varied BSODs

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002a70b45, fffff880090e6db0, 0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ExpInterlockedPopEntrySListFault16+0 )

Usual causes: System service, Device driver, graphics driver, memory

Start Menu\Programs\Norton
Start Menu\Programs\Norton Internet Security
Norton is known to cause BSODs, please remove using the official removal tools, and install these free alternatives which have been proven for stability and much lower consumption of system resources:Download and run the Norton Removal Tool to uninstall your Norton product
Install and perform full scans with:Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware download
Microsoft Security Essentials | Protect against viruses, spyware, and other malware

Remember to install the free version of Malwarebytes not the free trail; untick the free trial box during installation. MSE is the most lightweight and compatible with the Windows 7 operating system

You can also view this thread for a complete free and lightweight security protection combination:Good and Free system security combination.
Run Driver Verifier to scan for any corrupted drivers which may be causing problems, this program works by running various stress tests on drivers, in order to produce a BSOD which will locate the driver; run for least 24 hours:Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

Additional Help - Using Driver Verifier to identify ... Read more

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Brace yourselves for quite a saga:

In the beginning...I bought an HP 2710p tablet with Vista, on which I installed the upgrade to Windows 7. It worked wonderfully and I loved it.

After a few months of working well, I started getting strange symptoms. It started with not recognizing (some) USB devices unless the computer was started with them plugged in. Then, a failure to shut down correctly. After selecting shut down, Windows 7 would give me the "Logging Off..." screen, then move to the "Shutting Down..." screen and stay there indefinitely. The only way to shut down the system was by the physical power button.

So that was concerning, but turning it back on was fine, and everything but shutting down was normal. Then another development: whenever I left the computer on and unused for any period of time, it would restart. On logging in, windows would tell me "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown," telling me the reason was BlueScreen (and some diagnostic info I don't remember but that proved no help anyway). Of course, clicking "check for solution" did no good.

I figured I'd wait till the semester was done to figure out what on earth was up...which of course it didn't let me do. Upon trying to turn it on once, I was surprised with an immediate BlueScreen and "Windows failed to start."

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A:Mystery BSOD, Fail-to-Shutdown, Fail-to-start


Please follow the http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ml#post2545708

Attach the .zip file to your next post in this thread.

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I've got me a new MSI P67A GD65 motherboard with an Intel i5 2500. Can't seem to get windows working right. So far I've installed on several hard drives, checked memory with BIOS tool, windows test and memtest86+, all passed.
The problem is that my usb (logitech) mouse stops working every now and then. It stops after it's been idle for a while (when i watch a movie or go out etc), or when windows update fails. Which it does a lot btw. It works fine after a reboot. A nice side effect of my not-working mouse is that windows can't shut down when it happens.
I also have experienced a nice amount of BSOD's since my upgrade, including:
Bad pool header
Page fault in nonpaged area
irql not less or equal
usb bug code
As this has worked with my older system, is this a windows or hardware issue?

ps just installed zonealarm free, and it looked fine, but when it started scanning for programs, the mouse stopped again...?

A:USb stops working after idle, or update fail

if you can post the BSOD error files one of the gurus will have a look for you please read this tutorial >>> BSOD - Posting Instructions >>> http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

also please post more information on your system specs to help you speccy is a good program to download and use the info from there >>> http://www.piriform.com/speccy

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Hey really lost on this one as I have not really dealt with BSODS before. I build my computer a couple months ago. Recently while gaming I have had roughly 5 BSODS. They are all for different things it seems like and I have no clue how to fix it. It wont do it while sitting on the computer on firefox or just the desktop but usually an hour into gaming I will start to get them. Any help would be greatly appreciated as my computer did not do this when I first built it! Thank you! I attached my file from your guys tool that you requested. Also I dont know if it makes a difference or not but when the computer crashes, all of my desktop shortcuts will be in random places not where I originally placed them.

A:Multiple differernt BSODS while gaming on multiple games

Please uninstall Avast and use Windows Defender as alternative
Avast - Uninstall Completely - Windows 7 Help Forums

ffffd000`22e0f678 fffff800`1a24289bUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\aswSP.sys, Win32 error 0n2*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSP.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSP.sys
ffffd000`248476b0 fffff800`cf57f9a8Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\aswMonFlt.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswMonFlt.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswMonFlt.sys
I recommend to reinstall/update every driver from Gigabyte and remove the Gigabyte software.
The Gigabyte software is known for causing bluescreens.
For reinstalling the GPU drivers, please follow instructions below
Please uninstall everything of Nvidia using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from Gigabyte. Be sure the clean install box is checked and only install the Graphics driver and the PhysX driver.

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I recently bought a new computer, an Asus G-Series gaming notebook. Everything has been fine with it, haven't had a problem until now and I was even getting used to Windows 8.

I turned it off this morning after playing some games and came back several hours later to play some more. My sound will not work - even when I try to test the sound nothing comes out. Video playback stops after 2-3 seconds of play. Applications fail to run properly; as an example, Teamspeak will start up fine but cannot connect to any servers, Final Fantasy XIV's patcher starts up fine but will not connect after trying to start the game, the Steam client runs in the background doing nothing after being started - it runs until it tries to verify installation and then just does nothing.

I've been looking around online for some method of solving this, but every time I come across a forum post it's not the same problem I'm having.

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~31 instances of the "dllhost.exe" process are running
BSOD occurs spontaneously, but not everyday (will run Memtest86)
Hovers around 100% CPU Usage, most stemming from the "dllhost.exe" instances
Memory usage is NOT out-of-control, but several hundred MB are due to "dllhost.exe" instances
There are NO pop-ups, NO visible ransomware, NO softwares installed in Appwiz.cpl that I do not recognize, and NO issues accessing any function of Windows (taskmgr, all files visible, can install programs)
Windows Error message appears constantly: "powershell.exe - Application Error" - "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000142). Click on OK to terminate the application."
Attempted Solutions:
Ran "rkill.exe" (nothing found)
Ran "tdsskiller.exe" (nothing found)
Ran "unhide.exe" (could already see all the files)
Installed, updated, ran AVG (no results)
Installed, updated, ran SuperAntiSpyware (tracking cookies and one Trojan removed)
Installed, updated, ran Malwarebytes (11 tracking cookies and 4 Trojans removed)
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.67.2
Run by midas at 17:27:55 on 2014-08-25
Microsoft Windows XP Professional  5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3062.1519 [GMT -4:00]
============== Running Processes ================
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A:Infection: 31 "dllhost.exe" Processes & BSODs

Hi there,please run the following scans:Step 1Please download Combofix (by sUBs) and save it to your Desktop.Disable the realtime-protection of your antivirus and anti-malware programs because they might interfere with the scan.Start Combofix.exe and follow its instructions.Do not use the computer while the scan is running. This may cause the program to stall.When finished, a log file will be displayed (that can also be found at C:\Combofix.txt).Please copy and paste the contents of this file into your next post.Note: If you receive an error "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." after the scan, just restart the computer.(You can find more detailed instructions in this guide on using Combofix.)Step 2Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.Start FRST with administator privileges.Make sure the option Addition.txt is checked and press the Scan button.When finished, FRST will produce two logs (FRST.txt and Addition.txt) in the same directory the tool was run from.Please copy and paste these logs in your next reply.

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Hi, My friend is having a lot of blue screens, so I thought I'd check them with windbg and I'm a newbie so I just looked at the processes, bucket ids and googled them to see if anyone else has the problems, I am now clueless because they all seem to be different and so I need an experts opinion. I have attached all of the minidumps, I can get him to run the system finder bit if you need.

His specs are as follows:
i5 4440
Windows 7
Palit GTX 750 Ti graphics card

If you need any more info, please ask.

A:Lots of BSODs different processes RAM problems?


Before suggesting anything, it will be better to see the required data as per BSOD posting instructions.

Click on button below ....

It will download the DM log collector. Right click on the application and run as administrator. It will generate a .zip file on your desktop. Upload the .zip.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Also, it cannot be nullified that there is a high probability that the memory is failing, anyhow. So, test your RAM modules for possible errors. How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest86+ for at least 8 consecutive passes.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Let us know the results. Further troubleshooting may be needed depending on the results.

BugCheck 1A, {41790, fffffa80062e1f10, ffff, 0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+35084 )

Followup: MachineOwner

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff800033f6123, fffff8800a332d60, 0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ExFreePoolWithTag+43 )

Followup: MachineOwner

BugCheck 50, {fffff6bc5002c020, 0, fffff800032ea6d8, 5}
Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiLockProtoPoolPage+38 )

Followup: MachineOwner

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Hi. Last year, I bought a new PC for graphical software and gaming. From the beggining it had problems (I was recieving BSODs), so, I tested RAMs. It resulted that RAMs we're bad. I returned them in warrantly. (The PC was assembled by the shop, components we're choosen by me so that aren't any compatibility problems). Ok, so, I recieved new RAMs. But, even now, problems still exist. Now, even more, I recieve artifacts when I open a intensive graphical app (in some cases,even Youtube causes them). The more I stay on that app, more artifacts appear, until I recieve a AMD Display driver crash and, after that, a BSOD (sometimes,it directly gives BSOD, without driver crash). I tried to interchange RAM positions in all possible ways, but it didn't worked.
The GPU can't be placed on the 2nd PCI-E slot, because it is too long, and reaches the HDDs cage. I even tried a BIOS update (it worked, but it didn't helped me). I know that I removed the BIOS battery, I left it about 1 minute out, and put it back. That night, PC worked well. Next morning... The problem appeared again. I also tested CPU and HDDs, and they're all good. Can you guys help me? I remained out of ideas. Thanks!
As the BSODs appears, I will upload screenshots too. I don't have now any screenshots with BSODs. Instead, I used the program from the BSOD help, and I made a log, attached to this post.

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I just built a new system over the weekend, but have been suffering from random crashes. I thought it was due to Norton Antivirus 2010 but I have still been getting the BSOD. I'm running on Windows 7 64 bit. I am pretty sure I've updated all my drivers but I may have missed something. I will attach a minidump file as well.

A:Multiple BSOD on new system

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Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Probably caused by : hardware
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Probably caused by : Video Driver

Most likely bad memory
I would run a memory tester

Download the prebuilt ISO, burn it to CD as an Image, boot from that CD and run the memory test for a couple of hours or overnight to stress test the memory.


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I've just upgraded from Windows 8 Pro 32 bit (absolutely stable), to a new machine running 64 bit (buggy as hell)
It seems as though there may be some kind of hardware fault as the thing crashes constantly, with different error mesages and I can't access the start-up options to disable automatic restart, therefore can't get a look at the error messages properly. I'm thinking at the moment it may be a faulty RAM stick... but it runs happily for a while, multi-applications in full flight, stable, fast; useful... then suddenly ..BAM! BsoD and reboot...
Getting irritating. Ran MEMTEST overnight... nothing. Ran SeaTools for Windows... nothing.
Any observations?

A:Multiple BsoD's with new system

Hello timbosta and welcome to TSF,

Just an FYI, I am moving this thread into the BSOD section.

Please follow the instructions found in the following thread and attach the requested files to your reply.


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Been receiving random bluescreens on this makeshift desktop for a while now.
Reports are attached. Reinstalled OS yesterday. Received a bluescreen again this morning.

Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 B24 Processor, 3000 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8,00 GB
ATI Radeon HD 4200 // 368,00 MB (Intergrated)

Thanks in advance!

A:Pretty random BSODs // Suspecting GPU fail

1. Please remove any CD visualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%.

They use a driver, found in your dmp, called sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs.

Use this SPTD uninstaller DuplexSecure - Downloads DuplexSecure - FAQ

when you're done you can use this Freeware:

MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM (MagicDisc) in its place

Using MagicISO to create ISO image files

"It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception".

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash.

As a last resort, the TDR subsystem sends the video driver a "please restart yourself now!" command and waits a few seconds.

If there's no response, the OS concludes that the video driver/hardware combo has truly collapsed in a heap, and it fires off that stop 0x116 BSOD.

If playing with video driver versions hasn't helped, make sure the box is not overheating.

Try removing a side panel and aiming a big mains fan straight at the motherboard and GPU.

Run it like that for a few hours or days - long enough to ascertain whether cooler temperatures make a difference.

If so, it might be ... Read more

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Hey. I've been having a lot of trouble with my PC lately. Randomly it has been freezing and going to a bsod. It started a couple months ago but recently has been getting worse. When it occurs the mouse gets very buggy and ultimately freezes up and then goes to BSOD.

Computer Specs
Custom built
Vertex 2 SSD
Hitachi 500g HD
64x Windows 7 Ultimate (OEM)

Heres the latest error i've received... 0x000000F4 (0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8009FE85A0, 0xFFFFFA8009FE8880, 0xFFFFF80002D9F8B0)
Physical Memory Dump Fail Status 0xC0000010

I Included the minidump files but it says they haven't been modified since May. Also included everything that was recommended on instruction page.

A:Random BSODs + Memory Dump Fail

Hello cxw22 & Welcome to SevenForums!

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

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa80065498f8, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : hardware

Followup: MachineOwner

3: kd> !analyze -v
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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: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa80065498f8, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 0000000000000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000000000000... Read more

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Please see my final post for how this was resolved.

Have had several BSODs in last few days, sometimes when I have walked away from laptop so not sure what I might have done to trigger things. Two of most recent referred to nusb3xhc.sys
Other symptoms: I have 3 WesternDigital 500GB ext. USB 2.0 HDs none of which are being recognized even when plugging directly in to laptop USB port rather than USB hub I usually use. Same USB port will show a small thumb drive. USB 3.0 laptop port still works, and I backed up my data this morning; browser bookmarks, etc. While the WD HDs are all older, it is very odd to me that they none of them are recognized, meaning they never show up in WE and the tray icon for USB never shows them as I typically click on the latter to eject an ext. USB HD.

Recent changes to laptop:
1) 6.1.2014 installed MS OneDrive (and also on tablet). version 17.0.4041.0512
2) Control Panel add/remove programs shows that Dropbox installed version 2.8.2 just before OneDrive

3) Subsequent to above I did routine Windows update of Important items with no problems. However for several years since about IE 9 or perhaps 10, I have been unable to get IE to install and work, and have been using Chrome for years. I mention this to give fuller picture, but doubt that it is related to current issue.

4) Aside from typical routine updates e.g. Java, Bitdefender antivirus I have not intentionally installed any other software recently.

I have barely begun using MS On... Read more

A:Several BSODs recent install of MS OneDrive; USB ext. HDs fail

Hi lite1.

The Renesas/NEC USB3 driver is continuously failing.

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nusb3xhc.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nusb3xhc.sys
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff880052650a9, fffff88003bc43a8, fffff88003bc3c00}

Probably caused by : nusb3xhc.sys ( nusb3xhc+2c0a9 )

Followup: MachineOwner
And It is old enough.

fffff880`05200000 fffff880`05230000 nusb3xhc T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nusb3xhc.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nusb3xhc.sys
Image name: nusb3xhc.sys
Timestamp: Fri Jan 22 08:52:21 2010 (4B5919ED)
CheckSum: 00030E44
ImageSize: 00030000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Lenovo seems to not have a proper update to it. You may need to get it from a third party source like this one.

Let us know the result.

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Recently, while taking my Vista x64 Ultimate computer out of sleep mode, a power outage occurred. When I turned my computer back on, no 32 bit applications run - not even the operating system's own services such as Windows Installer will run if they are 32-bit.

I tried typing 'firefox' in the Task Manager to see what happened. The process appeared for a moment, then was instantly killed. I don't know why. The Windows event log has been unhelpful in diagnosing the problem.

I also looked at Task manager at startup, and saw that all the * 32 processes were dying moments after Vista boots and show the desktop.

I have tried system restore, nothing worked. I tried to auto-repair my system in the windows recovery console, that didn't work either. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem short of simply reinstalling the OS, which I am reticent to do? If so, what should I do?

Before the outage, this problem had not occurred.

My hardware:

Core 2 Quad
9600GT Video
780i SLI mobo
DVD drive


A:Power outage during computer wake-up stops 32-bit processes from running

Power outage when the disc is spinning usually means PC death, so you're lucky you managed to get it to boot at all.

I'd reinstall no matter what.

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Hello everyone,

I have a problem with the updating of my adapters. This happens sometime after one hour sometimes after a week. The computer works just fine afterwards aside that I can not use any Lan adapter anymore or any other adapter like usb. When I shut down my Laptop afterwards it always crashes.

Sometimes after restart I get an error message which I saw in a different thread, but there it was told that for a new problem regarding this a new thread should be opened.
Windows 8 Crash Memory.dmp


Where I wrote (...) normally stand numbers but since I don't know which numbers appeared last time and when I will receive this error message again I shortened it like this. I hope someone is able to help me nevertheless.

Many thanks in Advance and I hope I provided you with every needed information!

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Why when something like AIM, or another program, stops responding, and I have to close it. I can't get it to re-open. It still shows up on the processes list on the task manager, but it won't let me 'end task' on it.

The only way I can get the program to open again is by restarting my computer .

A:After prog stops responding and I close, still shows up in processes, can't re-open

Hi and Welcome to TSF.

The only thing that comes to mind is the "tskill" command executed from an elevated command prompt.

START | type cmd.exe in the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe | select Run as Administrator | at the command prompt type tskill 9999 (where the 9999 = the PID - Process ID obtained from Task Manager)

Good Luck.


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