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BSOD, cannot peg down what is causing it (Attempted switch from DPC)

Q: BSOD, cannot peg down what is causing it (Attempted switch from DPC)

I have a feeling it is something to do with the windows anniversary update and a driver that has been installed (if I had to guess something to do with intel rapid storage technology as I had to have a custom version running before to avoid bluescreens, however I cannot remember the version number and am unsure if windows updated it.)
*Edit* Windows has not updated intel rapid storage, it is the same version I was using before.
Anyway, it was happening as I was playing Gears 4 and I have attached the perfmon and information asked for within the thread. (also perfmon is showing devices that are not recognised and detected, I am aware of these, one is an xbox 360 controller which does not have drivers and the others are my wireless device which I have disabled as I am using ethernet.)

Preferred Solution: BSOD, cannot peg down what is causing it (Attempted switch from DPC)

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, cannot peg down what is causing it (Attempted switch from DPC)

Please disconnect the xbox 360 controller from the system and uninstall it's software.The earlier versions of these devices are known to cause BSOD's on some WIndows systems. As for the disabled wireless device - please re-enable it, then update it's drivers.Once the drivers are updated, then feel free to disable it again. Your UEFI/BIOS (version 4206) dates from 2013.  Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any UEFI/BIOS updates available for your system.  If you are able to install the update through Windows (without booting from an external drive), then go ahead and update it.  WARNING - if the computer might shut down during this procedure, please don't do it, as this may physically damage the computer and prevent it from booting.FYI - W8 and W10 communicate more with the UEFI/BIOS than previous versions of Windows, so it's important to ensure that the UEFI/BIOS is kept up to date (and that outdated UEFI/BIOS' may be the cause of some compatibility issues).Although you appear to have a reasonable number of Windows Update hotfixes for this version of your OS, please double check for any new Windows Updates.  It only takes one update to cause a problem, so it's essential that you have all of them.  The actual number is not important.  Rather it's important that you checked manually, installed any available updates, and didn't experience any errors when checking or updating.Please uninstall the Corsair Link software as it has problems in the WER section of the MSINFO32 report and is also known to cause problems with some Windows systems. Several Live Kernel Events in the WER section of the MSINFO32 report.Please do the following:- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")- right click on the "Administrative Events" heading- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."- save the file as Admin.evtx- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:  SpeedFan v. 4.5.1 and later (free from here:  http://www.almico.com/sfdownload.php ) can log temperatures in a CSV file:You may not need to log temps.  If uncertain, please ask.To make it work (log the temps to a file) you have to do BOTH of the below:1. Enable logging in general: Configure...Log...check "Enabled" then click on OK to save.2. Enable logging for specific checks: Configure...Temperatures..left click on each sensor, then click on "Logged" at the bottom of the Window (for our purposes we want them all) then once you've selected "Logged" for all sensors, then click on OK to save.The log will be located at C:\Program Files (x86)\SpeedFanNaming: log files are named SFLogYYYYMMDD.csv, where YYYY is the year (four digits), MM is the month (2 digits, zero padded) and DD is the day (2 digits, zero padded). If a file already exists by that name, the file that already exists is renamed according to the following naming scheme: SFLogYYYYMMDD-CCCC.csv, where CCCC is a increasing number. The new file is then created with the standard file name scheme.Notes: whenever you change the options related with logging, SpeedFan starts a new log file.NOTE:You may want to turn logging off when we're done - as I don't know it's impact on performance or on the system.The WinRing0x64.sys driver is a known cause of BSOD's on some Windows systems.Also note that it dates from 2008 - so it's likely not compatible w/W10Please be sure that the program that's using it has been uninstalled.In this case it appears that the program is RealTemp_370 and it's running out of your Downloads folder. Analysis:The following is for information purposes only. The following information contains the relevant information from the blue screen analysis:**************************Tue Oct 11 20:44:08.555 2016 (UTC - 4:00)**************************Loading Dump File [C:\Users\john\SysnativeBSODApps\101216-17890-01.dmp]*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exeWindows 10 Kernel Version 14393 MP (12 procs) Free x64Built by: 14393.321.amd64fre.rs1_release_inmarket.161004-2338System Uptime:0 days 1:53:15.249*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exeProbably caused by :ntoskrnl.wrong.symbols.exe ( nt_wrong_symbols!57F4C54181F000 )BugCheck 100000B8, {ffffd4002e941dc0, ffff8b0d2fee6080, 0, 0}BugCheck Info: ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC (b8)Arguments:Arg1: ffffd4002e941dc0, Original thread which is the cause of the failureArg2: ffff8b0d2fee6080, New threadArg3: 0000000000000000, Stack address of the original threadArg4: 0000000000000000BUGCHECK_STR:  57F4C541PROCESS_NAME:  ntoskrnl.wrong.symbols.exeFAILURE_BUCKET_ID: WRONG_SYMBOLS_X64_14393.321.amd64fre.rs1_release_inmarket.161004-2338_TIMESTAMP_161005-091753_57F4C541_nt_wrong_symbols!57F4C54181F000CPUID:        "Intel® Core™ i7-3970X CPU @ 3.50GHz"MaxSpeed:     3500CurrentSpeed: 3500  BIOS Version                  4206  BIOS Release Date             07/05/2013  Manufacturer                  System manufacturer  Baseboard Manufacturer        ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.  Product Name                  System Product Name  Baseboard Product             RAMPAGE IV EXTREME¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨``3rd Party Drivers:The following is for information purposes only. My recommendations were given above. The drivers that follow belong to software or devices that were not developed by Microsoft.  You can find links to the driver information and where to update the drivers in the section after the code box:**************************Tue Oct 11 20:44:08.555 2016 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
WinRing0x64.sys             Sat Jul 26 09:29:37 2008 (488B26C1)
GPU-Z.sys                   Wed Oct  6 12:14:37 2010 (4CACA06D)
cpuz138_x64.sys             Thu Feb 26 02:04:34 2015 (54EEC582)
HWiNFO64A.SYS               Tue Mar 31 05:51:32 2015 (551A6E24)
iaStorA.sys                 Thu May 21 04:15:45 2015 (555D9431)
TeeDriverW8x64.sys          Thu Oct  8 14:13:00 2015 (5616B22C)
mt7612US.sys                Wed Dec  9 01:44:11 2015 (5667CDBB)
e1i63x64.sys                Fri Mar  4 16:46:29 2016 (56DA0235)
nvvad64v.sys                Tue Apr 12 04:46:52 2016 (570CB5FC)
nvhda64v.sys                Tue May 10 04:59:01 2016 (5731A2D5)
NvStreamKms.sys             Fri Jun  3 07:28:21 2016 (575169D5)
intelppm.sys                Fri Jul 15 22:10:43 2016 (578997A3)
xboxgip.sys                 Fri Jul 15 22:27:49 2016 (57899BA5)
DevAuthE.sys                Fri Jul 15 22:29:16 2016 (57899BFC)
xinputhid.sys               Sat Aug 20 01:20:50 2016 (57B7E8B2)
nvlddmkm.sys                Sat Oct  1 15:08:52 2016 (57F009C4)http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=WinRing0x64.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=GPU-Z.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=cpuz138_x64.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=HWiNFO64A.SYShttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=iaStorA.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=TeeDriverW8x64.sysmt7612US.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=e1i63x64.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=nvvad64v.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=nvhda64v.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=NvStreamKms.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=intelppm.syshttp://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=xboxgip.sysDevAuthE.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.xinputhid.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=nvlddmkm.sys 

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I'm getting Blue Screens of Death everytime I use Firefox v40.0.3 and it ONLY occurs when I'm using Firefox.
Code: 0x000000B8
Attempted Switch From DPC
Faulting Driver ==> HAL.DLL
Every BSoD has the same error data.
Windows XP SP3 all latest drivers and running stable eccept for this problem.
Intel Core 2 Duo 3.33GH
4 GB memory
SATA 320GB WD drive
nVidia Quadro FX580 latest drivers
HP xw4600 Workstation
I've tried everything I can think of, like turning Hardware Acceleration on/off
Makes no difference what other programs I have running at the same time nor what I'm doing. It ONLY occurs while Firefox is running even if Firefox is loaded in the background but I'm not actively using it.
I tried using IE v8 (the last one MS offered for Win XP) extensively and it worked fine. No BSOD and this was for several hours. Started Firefox in "Safe Mode" still get BSoD. Ran virus scans with no hits.
I have a near identically setup of XP on a second primary partition that I can set active on/off hidden/not hidden. Firefox works fine on this second partition. It obviously has the same hardware and all drivers are the same too.
I have attached one dumpfile output listing by BlueScreenView. Every BSOD dumpfile is the same except for the date/time.
Dump File         : Mini090715-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 9/7/2015 1:53:46 AM
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Since installing Windows Updates on Jan 2, 2018 my TPYoga 12 has been giving BSOD's when waking from sleep. The message is "Attempted switch from dpc". It happens at least once a day now. Sometimes the next boot is successful, and sometimes it happens a second time after the system tries to reboot which then shows a diagnostic screen. Choosing to boot as normal from that diagnostic screen then does boot successfully. This is on a system running Win10 Pro V1709 build 16299.192.  I have seen one other user with a TPY12 report this recently (see post in german). Looking at many posts regarding this specific message over the years it seems to be related to a driver issue. Given the rather intense troubleshooting instructions for issues like these I'm hoping someone here has found a fix.  Below a screencap of my deteriorated system reliability. 

A:ThinkPad Yoga 12 BSOD since 2018: "Attempted switch from dpc"

Some more searching led me to this post stating that it's related to the Synaptics touchpad driver. Windows did install four Synaptics items the day before things went bad. I have uninstalled the touchpad driver in Device Manager, re-downloaded the driver package from Lenovo's driver page, and installed it. Let's hope this fixes it, and let's hope Windows doesn't "update" the driver again.  For the record, here are the updates that ran right before the problem appeared:  

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I am getting BSOD's: Attempted switch from DPC. Kernel-Power. Event ID 41. Task 63.

I installed a new hard drive and Windows 10 to fix my laptop from previous BSOD I was having with Windows 8.1 but now I am getting a different BSOD. Usually It happens when I have to restart the computer after installing software/drivers. Also after I used the program to test the memory RAM: mdsched.exe.

I will really appreciate if you can help me to fix this problem.

Thank you.

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Hello there, i'm new around here, I've recently encountered a BSOD out of the blue while the PC was idling. So far it only happened once, but I don't want to take any chances.

The affected driver was commonly known as the ntoskrnl.exe, it happened a year back but the affected was associated with some other drivers that I known, so solving it wasn't that hard. But this time it doesn't associate with any other driver ( I may have been wrong ). Anyway, this issue occur right after I've updated the AMD Catalyst Driver, which may be root cause of this issue, but I just gotta make sure.

I've attached my recent dumpfile below, if I've made any mistake on posting, or miss out any information required for debugging, please let me know.

Many thanks

A:ATTEMPTED TO SWITCH FROM DPC affected by ntoskrnl.exe

Additional data is required: BSOD Posting Instructions

Cause is RAMDiskVE.sys, for more we need additional data.
Driver Reference Table - RAMDiskVE.sys

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for RAMDiskVE.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for RAMDiskVE.sys
1: kd> lmvm RAMDiskVE
start end module name
fffff800`d2da0000 fffff800`d2db8000 RAMDiskVE T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: RAMDiskVE.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\RAMDiskVE.sys
Image name: RAMDiskVE.sys
Timestamp: Tue Jul 22 16:29:05 2014 (53CE7531)
CheckSum: 000234C3
ImageSize: 00018000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

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Hello everybody.!I would appreciate any help.Started getting BSOD(Attempted_Switch_From_DPC) almost every other day and I've paid attention that this usually happens when laptop is idle.My laptop is a month and a half old and it shipped with 8GB DDR4 ram soldered in MB(  base ram speed is 2666mhz but the real working speed that shown in Task Manager is 2400 because of CPU).So I decided put extra RAM and it turned out that my laptop supports up 48GB RAM so I bought 32GB DDR4 2666 module from Samsung and got 40GB in total. I'm not sure maybe it's coincidence but I started getting these BSODs after these things: installing RAM, updating BIOS, updating Windows system (Cumulative update), using USB type-C adapter with 3-USB and 1-LAN output.  I don't know who the culprit is.Here is the link to the DUMP file, data from Msinfo and Speccy -  https://1drv.ms/u/s!AjF0Y2tXlq21hAVSSnCL8_95zho4?e=rt8xuIMy laptop is Lenovo ThinkPad T590Records from Event Viewer:Log Name:      SystemSource:        Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-PowerDate:          11-Sep-19 11:43:42Event ID:      41Task Category: (63)Level:         CriticalKeywords:      (70368744177664),(2)User:          SYSTEMComputer:      LAPTOP-1NK0CFUHDescription:Th... Read more

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On my Son,s computer . Before the update I made a image with macrium reflect , updated and the computer will not run , I keep getting a attempted switch from dcp error after anniversary update .. Ideas , thanks .

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I started getting this error and BSOD after the last major update (Anniversary update?). My PC starts fine and is OK for hours, then suddenly falls over. It never did this before the update.

I have updated all my drivers and also run a scan and repair on the registry using the Registry utility in Advanced System Care, but it's still happening.

What else can I do without just rolling back to a restore point (which would presumably just try to update itself again...)


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hi im having a bit of a booting error. evertime i boot up i get Missing Ntldr and windows wont load.

i was trying to install SP3 with the direct download from Microsoft. I backed up all my settings n everything so when i get windows finally started i can clean things up.

I have full access to my drive Via my other box the problem is where or what do i need to do to it to have all the boot files recognized to start windows... ?

any help would be nice

A:Attempted Service Pack 3 causing missing Boot Files

its ok i fixed it. TY

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I am working on a Packard Bell pc which is giving me some problems.
I have connected my monitor to it to reload windows 98SE but as soon as it boots into windows it detects a different monitor, opens the new hardware dialogue box and then switches off. The only way I can go into windows is to load in safe mode, all the drivers in device manager are OK.
I have reloaded windows from the recovery discs and still have the same problem.
I have tried a different graphics card and still have the same problem. The original graphics were onboard...SIS 530.
Has anyone a suggestion as to the problem?

A:New monitor causing pc to switch off.

Have you gone into device manager via safe mode to delete any potential offending drivers?

Also, what was the main reason for the reload in the first place?

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After switching my monitors cable from vga to dvi I can no longer power my monitor off without having to restart my computer,after I power it off I get a no monitor detected message but when i restart the comp everything's fine again.Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I have a few internet radios in the house, mostly older Reciva-based radios, with the latest firmware. Some are connected to the LAN, some connect wirelessly. They have a setting which allows them to remain on the network in standby mode, the idea of this being that they start up from standby much quicker - if they are set to disconnect in standby, they take longer to restart, which is annoying.

So far, this was all well and good. However, when my son upgraded his PC to Windows 10, every so often one or other of the radios start up spontaneously. This also happened when I put Windows 10 on an old laptop. There is no rhyme or reason to it; Windows 10 just seems to do something on the network which is causing these radios to start up. Including the bedroom radio at 2:30am on one occasion. And no, the radio settings menus do not mention wake-on-LAN.

I do have some other internet radios: a more recent Reciva-based one, and Frontier Silcon based radios - these are not affected.

What could Windows 10 be doing on the network that could be causing this, and is there any way of stopping it (apart from setting the radios to disconnect in standby, obviously) ?

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My computer works fine except for one "infected" Word. It's a file of perhaps 20 pages length containing data that I update on a daily basis. After a while when I'm using this file the computer crashes completely - all power is lost instantly. I've tried copying the data into a new blank Word file but that doesn't work. Crashes don't happen instantaneously, but the do occur repeatedly. Any suggestions about how I can "clean" this file? My AVG virus checker doesn't find it.


A:Word Document causing computer to switch off

Try this to double check

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Greetings and happy new year.

I am (was) running XP Pro on a Evga 680i SLI system, 2GB memory, EVGA 8800 Sli setup.

I had been having sporadic boot issues. If I cold booted the system, it would normally boot with no problems. If I rebooted I would get the Windows splash screen dimmed. Sometimes it will brighten and boot normally.Lately, it has taken several attempts to get past the splash screen. As I have time today, I decided to reinstall Windows. the install gets past the "Windows is inspecting your hardware". As it gets to the part where it would show the partitions etc, I get Blue Screen/crash. I have used two different installation CD's, and I am currently 50+% complete on MEMTEST.


Regards -


A:BSOD on attempted XP Pro reinstall


After continuing to troubleshoot, I determined a partition on one of my HDD's was bad/corrupted. I had been having issues booting AND shuting down. It was a crap shoot if the machine would do either correctly. On top of it all, after reformatting the partition from Linux to windows, I was greeted with a GRUB error. I disconnected the hard drive with the bad partition and was able to reformat and reinstall windows. Once that was complete, I reconnected the problem drive, and was greeted with the windows self diagnotics on that partition. I trasnferred the data to a different partition and reformatted it. No problems since. What I do'nt know is why it happened to begin with. (I understand the concept of drives getting corrupted for whatever reason. What I don't uderstand is why it caused the boot problems on a non boot drive/partition.)

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Just downloaded and installed Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC from Microsoft.com so that I can run some older business software of mine on my new computer. I followed the instructions exactly and everything seems fine until I try to use XP mode. The XP window opens and seems to be booting up just like normal then my entire screen goes distorted and I get the blue screen of death.

The laptop I am using is less than 2 months old and is using th OEM version of Windows 7 Pro x64. It is a Gateway NV53A. Dump files and system health report are attached.


A:BSOD with first attempted use of XP Mode

Quote: Originally Posted by andrewr80

Just downloaded and installed Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC from Microsoft.com so that I can run some older business software of mine on my new computer. I followed the instructions exactly and everything seems fine until I try to use XP mode. The XP window opens and seems to be booting up just like normal then my entire screen goes distorted and I get the blue screen of death.

The laptop I am using is less than 2 months old and is using th OEM version of Windows 7 Pro x64. It is a Gateway NV53A. Dump files and system health report are attached.


Love to help but no dmp files included in upload try this method.

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

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%... Read more

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A little backdrop to put things into perspective. I'm running a four year old machine which has run rather like a charm during the time I've had it. To the best of my knowledge, Windows SP1 was already installed on my system from a previous update I had run years ago. However, the other day I made an attempt to update Kaspersky Internet Security from my 2010 version to the newer 2014 version, as I had just installed it on another family member's PC and already had the download file. I kept getting an error which stated that SP1 was required to do so. I checked Windows Update, and it showed SP1 as having been installed in 2010. So I attempted to install SP2 which I did not have installed. This again brought up a warning that SP1 was required. Upon opening Windows Update manager, low and behold, SP1 now showed up as an available installable update

Now, skip forward to present situation..... The SP1 installation via Windows Update Advisor seemed to run fine, but after the first reboot, the system is not starting up, but a black screen with white text shows a counter running from 1/xxxxx to xxxxx/xxxxx and showing some sort of system files and registry entries. Unfortunately, I was unable to record what file it stopped on and I'm no longer even able to get to this page.


I attempted safe mode, which resulted in the system start up halting at Loaded: windows/System32/drivers/crcdisk.exe and then the system reboots after a while.


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A:BSOD after attempted Vista SP1 install

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Had my computer for around two years now, decided to restart it after being on for a couple days. Windows wanted to install updates, so of course I end up pressing shut down instead so it can. When I go to turn it on again, it gets to the point where it is loading Windows, sits there for about 15-20 seconds, and throws a BSOD at me. I restart and get the same result every time with the same exact error, whether I try to boot normally, the last good config, or in safe mode:

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


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

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x000000D1 (0x00000018, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0xF732D25F)

*** iaStor.sys - Address F732D25F base at F731E000, DateStamp 42b2df42Click to expand...

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A:BSOD on attempted Windows load

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Had my computer for around two or three years now, decided to restart it after being on for a couple days. Windows wanted to install updates, so of course I end up pressing shut down instead so it can. When I go to turn it on again, it gets to the point where it is loading Windows, sits there for about 15-20 seconds, and throws a BSOD at me. I restart and get the same result every time with the same exact error, whether I try to boot normally, the last good config, or in safe mode:


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


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

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x000000D1 (0x00000018, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0xF732D25F)

*** iaStor.sys - Address F732D25F base at F731E000, DateStamp 42b2df42

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A:BSOD on attempted Windows load

That error is almost always a defective ram issue. If you have more than 1 stick of ram take one out and use process f elimination to find the bad one...remember to always use the very left memory slot.

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Windows XP, SP3, Avira, Malwarebytes, CCleaner, TFC, Desktop PC
I had a "gut instinct" that something was lurking.....tiny little changes in behaviour etc...so
I Attempted to run GMER....the program did not load.....
It immediately presented a BSOD.
Hard reboot
Renamed it....ran it again....same result
and again....took the .exe out of the name.....bsod again....but PC rebooted itself.
Error: Bad_Pool_Header.....0 x 000000019...(0x000020, 0x8A834000, oox8A834828, 0x1B050000 ) +.physical memory dump
Stop: 0x00000019, 0x00000020, 0x8A6A1A08, 0x8A6A2230, 0x1B0500FA...(2nd attempt)
The gmer website tells me the fact that gmer wont open/run suggests malware is responsible
Sent gmer to the recycle bin....downloaded it again...immediately renamed to abracadabra.....ran it with same result.
Tried again....got an "acess is denied" message....but the gmer screen presented itself on my desktop !!...so I clicked on scan....it threw a few error messages ,...
access denied etc.....and then told me no malware was present,that nothing had been altered by malware.... but it did Not scan !
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by HP_Administrator at 6:29:14 on 2013-06-06
Microsoft Windows XP Professional  5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3582.2826 [GMT 10:00]
AV: Avira Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}
============== Running Processes ================
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A:Attempted to run GMER, Instantaneous BSOD

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will be assisting 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 you are follow 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.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit from here Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit and save it to your desktop.Be sure to print out and follow the instructions provided on that same page.Caution: This is a beta version so please be sure to read the disclaimer and back up any importan... Read more

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Since I got my new laptop, I've had an intermittent problem where the screen would go completely blank for about 1-2 seconds before coming back on. At times, when the screen comes back on, the Aero theme would be switched off and the basic theme would be running without any of my settings changing.

I actually made a previous post about this issue: Screen flashes on and off/theme switches from Aero to Basic.

So I figured I had a problem with my Nvidia card. I uninstalled the Nvidia drivers using driver sweeper and re-installed them, but the problem persisted. Now that my computer is toward the end of its warranty, I've been looking into this problem more deeply because I wanted to get it fixed under warranty IF it was a hardware problem. As it turns out, however, the integrated graphics on the processor are running the display, so I figure now that the problem is the Intel integrated graphics. So, my question is, in hopes of eliminating this problem once and for all, is there anyway I can switch all of the computer's graphics settings over the Nvidia chip? I've heard of people trying this and messing up by turning the Intel graphics off before switching to their graphics card and not being able to get their display to work at all, so I definitely want to do it right.

Here are my system specs if necessary:

Thanks for your help!

A:Intel HD 4600 graphics causing problems, can I switch to Nvidia card?

Hi .... What is the exact Model Number of your Laptop ? ....

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I was having some BSOD errors on windows 7 while gaming and after messing about with drivers and checking all hardware I came to the conclusion that a clean install of windows would be my best bet. So that's what I did, and after my clean install I have nothing on my PC other than a few drivers (the correct ones) and a handful of programs. I just experienced another BSOD which was System_Service_Exception and I am now at a loss as to what could be the problem. Would appreciate any help, thanks.

A:Windows 7 BSOD (Clean install attempted)


Upgrade to Service Pack 1, by running Windows Update. Do you still have BSOD's then?


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I built a desktop and it was BSODing non stop with the error message, "attempted execute of noexecute memory".

I then stripped out the components till finally only these are in the system and re- installed windows.

Asus Z170 Pro
Core i5 6600k
Gskill Ripjaws 16 GB, DDR4, 2400, CL15
Samsung 850 evo.
The memory earlier was Corsair and I swapped it for the GSkill kit, and while the BSODs have reduced, I still get them, with the same Message.

I'm attaching the dump file.

Help will be greatly appreciated,

Thank you.

A:BSOD. Attempted execute of noexecute memory

Hi natbatter,

Have you tried some tests for the hardware?

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My friends PC had a few BSODs for some time now. She never bothered to try and resolve the issue, relying on her laptop instead. I though it was her security software (Norton) so i removed that and that BSOD went away. A few weeks later (first week in August, i think) it returned, but the PC wouldn't boot into normal mode without BSOD, only safe mode. I tried to update the bios in safe mode and when it got to the end of the update it just sat there without fully completing. I tried to close the update and suddenly...BSOD. Afterwards, I got a BSOD everytime i tried to boot into normal mode, and a BSOD everytime i tried to access the internet (using Chrome everytime) in Safe Mode. however, if i didn't try to get online and used the PC, it was just fine. I attempted a system restor, which was successful and as of today, my PC will boot into normal mode for about 5 minutes then BSOD; it will boot into Safe Mode and BSOD when I try to use Chrome but not when I use IE. That's all the info i can remember.

Just by the behavior of my PC only BSOD-ing in safe mode when i try to access chrome but not when i use IE, i think it's Chrome, but i wanted some expert help, just to be sure.

A:BSOD after attempted driver update; use of chrome trigger

Welcome to the Forum.
I would first suggest you remove Norton for testing purposes:

Start Menu\Programs\Norton Internet Security Public:Start Menu\Programs\Norton Internet Security Public
Start Menu\Programs\Norton Online Backup Public:Start Menu\Programs\Norton Online Backup Public
Use Revo Uninstaller Free to remove the software.Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Opt for Advance Mode while uninstalling. This allows you to remove leftover registry entries of the software.

Microsoft Security Essentials & Malwarebytes Free.

Update and make full scans separately:Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase
Help protect your PC with Microsoft Security Essentials
Malwarebytes Free

Do not start the trial version of MalwareBytes

You may also take a look at: Good & Free System Security Combination

Start Menu\Programs\PC Help & Tools Public:Start Menu\Programs\PC Help & Tools Public
This software is a known cause of BSOD's. The windows 7 operating system does not require these registry cleaning software. They often tune-down rather than tune-up and can wreck the OS beyond repair. Microsoft have improved Windows 7 significantly and it is much better at organising and optimising itself than its predecessors. Check this, this and this thread for evide... Read more

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My fiance recently informed me that he was getting new blue screen errors during his scheduled Norton 360 scans. I noticed his browser was redirecting to Ask.com and when I asked if Norton had mentioned a virus, he said no, but a popup had (he unknowingly clicked on some popup claiming his system was infected and needed to be cleaned - he is not at all technologically inclined). The problem is, neither Norton Antivirus nor Malwarebytes will complete a scan because a blue screen error occurs before it finishes. Online virus scans will not complete as well. At first the errors varied, but the last 5 have been consistent:
0x000000C2 (0x00000040, 0x0000000, 0x80000000, 0x0000000)
I do not have the exact wording of the blue screen as I am not at the problem computer, but can get this if necessary.

I have a feeling that a virus may be causing the stop errors.
Other things I have done to try and solve the problem:
I have removed and replaced each Ram stick to see if it was a mem problem. I have also checked for outdated drivers.
Below is the DDS Log. Thank you for whatever help you can offer, and please forgive me if I haven't included some pertinent information, I've never posted in a tech help forum. Let me know what other info I can provide!

ETA: Complete Stop Error:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
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A:BSOD occurs every time virus scan is attempted

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.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 description of your problem, 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.comDDS.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.Follow the instructions that pop up for p... Read more

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Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this.
I am having trouble with my computer. I am currently running Windows Vista 64-bit, service pack 2.
My computer was running fine last night and was even working normally when I turned it on this morning. The problem started when I started watching videos on YouTube; halfway through one of them my screen blacked out. It would intermittently pulse gray for a split second, then return to black. Ultimately, the computer blue-screened and I had to reset it. Upon booting back up, the computer seemed to be working normally again, so I gave it a few minutes and then started playing a video game (Mount & Blade: Warband, if knowing which is important). A couple minutes into the game my framerate crashed, giving me a new frame every 5 to 10 seconds. Several minuted after this started, my computer blue-screened again, forcing another reset.
This time the motherboard splash screen that first pops up upon startup was filled with graphical glitches/artifacts, and the boot information feed that comes up after that poured out a seemingly random sequence of numbers, letters, and other characters in place of the actual boot information. The computer got to the Windows loading screen before the monitor blacked out and the computer blue-screened again.
At this point the computer will start up fine in safe mode, but I will always blue-screen when attempting to boot in normal mode. I'm at a loss as to what the prob... Read more

A:Windows won't start normally (BSOD when attempted). Possible graphics issue.

I'd boot into safe mode...uninstall current graphics drivers via Device Manager...then reboot.
Reinstall graphics drivers from either Drivers Disk or download from website of manufacturer.  If OEM system...get drivers from system manufacturer's website and install from desktop..

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It started to occur randomly, I didn't install any new software or hardware.


Hi shera & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I am extremely sorry for the delayed response . There are very few BSOD analysts. Do you still need help with your problem? If yes, then kindly reply back to this topic and I would reply within 48 hours. Also, I would be notified via email once you post.

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Everytime I wake up my desktop from sleep, I get the BSOD with the message - Attempted Write To Readonly Memory, and the system restarts. I have this problem for a few months now, since I was on Windows 7. I thought the problem might go away after upgrading to Windows 10. But even after the upgrade, the issue still remains. It is pretty annoying as I can't leave my system idle for a few minutes. I'm attaching recent dumps and msinfo file to this thread. Please take a look and let me know how do I fix this. Thanks.

A:BSOD after wake up - Attempted Write To Readonly Memory

BSOD Posting Instructions

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I started having trouble with fairly random freezes and BSODs. I ran Speedfan and noticed my old GPU (a Radeon 4870) was running a temp of ~61-65C. The cpu was also hot, running upwards of 90C.
I ordered an Nvidia 740 after reading they ran fairly cool, and didn't want to buy a high end card for this older PC that I'm trying to keep alive at least until the end of grad school.
When the new graphics card arrived, I decided to give the case a thorough cleaning, vacuuming out dust bunnies. I removed the fan from the CPU heatsink and found about 2mm of dust blanketing it. After cleaning that off with paper dampened with isopropyl alcohol, the CPU runs at a reasonable 35C. When not gaming the GPU stays under 30C.
After thinking all was better, I booted up this afternoon, only to have it freeze up (hourglass when mouse over start menu, followed by screen going completely black (didn't even see the blue screen this time. On reboot, I got "Windows has recovered from a serious error, with the same codes as before my attempted repairs/cleaning:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: f4
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP4: FFFFF80003380E70
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1
This PC is something I put together a few years ago
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The title sums it up. https://photos.app.goo.gl/5wNJuFfFYFOcKxxm2 I have an RMA for a refund in progress, but wanted to see if anyone has any ideas before I ship it away. I have verified it is the lid switch, because I can get it to stop if I hold a magnet just right around the switch, which is to the left of the webcam and mic. Right out of the box, "L" key was bad on the keyboard; it doesn't register unless it's hit just right. I was dealing with it for now and was going to get a warranty part to fix it, but now this happened... 

A:12-day-old T470s failed magnetic lid switch, causing erratic behavior and rendering system useless..

I would set a small screw on the palmrest to see if the magnet is really in place.  (center, at the front right below the place the lid switch is)  I wonder if the box was dropped in shipping affecting the keyboard and dislodging the magnet.

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Thanks in advance,

After installing a used fx 4600 and associated drivers BSOD with various descriptions manifest about 30 minutes after startup. Saw ASUS screens never before seen, some quick look program.

Removed the Quadro and re-installed the geo-force card. Same results. Purged all the NVIDIA drivers which was difficult. with negative effect.

System now seems to run for an hour or two before the BSOD depending on Solidworks activity.

This had been an extremely stable system if a little slow for three years running that i've used it for design of large assemblies.

Please help if you can?

Best regards and thanks,

Here is the file as mentioned in the posting instructions

A:BSOD after attempted Quadro 4600 install, errors seem like Memory?

Hello Joealfadog, welcome to Seven Forums. I will try to help you on this. You have 2 Dump files, both dated today. Unfortunately, they gave me little information but did leave a few hints.

based on that there are a few thngs I would like you to do, the first being:
Please fill out your System Specs

Your System Specs will help us to help you, and doing it in this manner will make them available to all helpers in every post and keep us from hunting for them. We ask that you fill them out in as much detail as possible including Desktop or Laptop, Model number if it is an OEM computer and all components with the Manufacturer and Model number if possible, including the PSU and CPU cooling you use.

If you will go to your last post and click the 'System Specs' in the bottom left of the post, you will find a link to update your system specs. Please fill those out in as much detail as possible, making sure to click save at the bottom of the page. If you would like to know what we would like, you can click 'My System Specs' at the bottom left of this post to see mine. If you do not know what your components are, this will help you accomplish this task. System Info - See Your System Specs

Next, please run Disk Check on all drives. next, please find the manufacturer's diagnostic program for you hard drives and run the long and short tests on each mechanical drive. If I had your system specs, I may be able to help find the correct program.
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Hey everyone,

For ages, I've been having these issues of my laptop constantly freezing, crashing, programs not responding, etc. Well, I've finally decided to do something about it.

Device: HP Pavilion m6
Windows 7 x64
AMD A10-4600M Processor APU with Radeon 2.29GHz
Available space on the C: drive: 330GB

The current problem: Windows will not start in normal mode. Upon entering the login screen, it will crash and enter a BDOS screen reading, "A device driver attempting to corrupt the system has been caught." I have been having problems with perpetual freezing for months now, but it has never gotten this bad before.
NOTE: Windows will run smoothly in safe mode, which is why I have narrowed the most probable cause to be a driver issue

Steps I have already taken:

-Ran CCleaner with no issues
-Defragged the disk with no issues
-Scanned for viruses with multiple antivirus programs (Vipre security, Malware bytes, and RogueKiller)
-Have gone into MSconfig and have disabled all startup programs and all startup services EXCEPT FOR MICROSOFT services
-I have attempted to do a system scan several times, but it would always get stuck at 64% of verification scan, even in safe mode
-I have checked the Event Viewer. The errors that appear at the time of the two most recent crashes are:
1. The DHCP Client service depends on the Ancillary Function Driver for Winsock service which failed to start because of the following error:
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A:Constant freezing, BSOD driver has attempted to corrupt system

I read the dump files you posted. They all gave the same cause

start end module name
fffff880`081e0000 fffff880`081f2000 tcpipreg (pdb symbols) c:\symcache\tcpipreg.pdb\2E2DF5F7FC39481BBAF303EBD91BB0721\tcpipreg.pdb
Loaded symbol image file: tcpipreg.sys
Mapped memory image file: c:\symcache\tcpipreg.sys\506C62BE12000\tcpipreg.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\tcpipreg.sys
Image name: tcpipreg.sys
Timestamp: Wed Oct 03 11:07:26 2012 (506C62BE)
CheckSum: 00010902
ImageSize: 00012000
File version: 6.1.7601.17964
Product version: 6.1.7601.17964
File flags: 0 (Mask 3F)
File OS: 40004 NT Win32
File type: 1.0 App
File date: 00000000.00000000
Translations: 0409.04b0
CompanyName: Microsoft Corporation
ProductName: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
InternalName: tcpipreg.sys
OriginalFilename: tcpipreg.sys
ProductVersion: 6.1.7601.17964
FileVersion: 6.1.7601.17964 (win7sp1_gdr.121003-0333)
FileDescription: TCP/IP Registry Compatibility Driver
LegalCopyright: ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
That is a Windows update driver - TCP/IP Registry Compatibility Driver

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A few days ago my computer blue screened with some sort of memory error. When I attempted to start it back up, it began installing windows updates that I had been putting off. After it looked like it had mostly finished, it got to a screen that said "preparing to configure windows. Do not restart your computer". After sitting on that screen for about thirty seconds the computer rebooted, and then went back to that screen. After about 20 minutes of this, I decided that it probably wasn't going to fix itself.

Things I've tried:
Booting into safe mode (when I attempt to boot into safe mode I end up in the same loop)
There's a tutorial on this site about repair the registry hives, I followed it but It had no effect
I found a tutorial on another site that suggested using the dism took to revert pending installations. This also had no effect
I used a windows 7 install disk and a repair disk and have had no luck with them.
The automatic start up repair tool lists error "system file integrity check. Code: 0xa" or something similar

A:Infinite reboot loop after a BSoD and attempted windows updates

Hello Sk8kidamh,

That issue certainly doesn't sound good.

Can you just clarify that you cannot log into your computer, but you can get into options, such as system restore, command prompt, start-up repair?

If so, please open System Recovery Options (What are the system recovery options in Windows? - Windows Help) and select Command Prompt. When in Command Prompt, please type sfc /scannow and select enter.

Hopefully we can resolve this issue.

Thank you,

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I seem to have done what every member of this forum warns everyone not to do: I tried to fix my malware with tools I'm not supposed to use without supervision.
I had a virus or something that deleted all my icons and pester me with fake scans. I used Malwarebytes to fix that.
Then I noticed that my Google searches were getting redirected.
The malware would redirect me to find-fast-answers every once in a while.

I tried Combofix and TDSSKiller which solved this problem for me a few months ago, which did not solve the issue. After a few hours of solution searching, I read somewhere that Hitman Pro fixes my very symptoms. Hitman Pro found a few things as well as a possibly infected boot file. I told it to repair everything.

I assume that's where it all went wrong.

I can no longer boot into Windows normal or safe mode. In normal, I get to the Windows logo, which then freezes for a sec and I get a BSOD with stop code 0x0000007b before restarting. In safe mode, the last driver that shows up on the screen is classpnp.sys before flashing a blue screen and restarting into Windows recovery (which I assume is also 0x0000007b, but I am not 100% sure).

I tried chkdsk, sfc, and the steps to fixmbr, to no avail, though I'm not 100% sure if I did it right, because the whole recovery mode thing confused me. I tried the automatic Windows repair, two system restores and a Use Last Known Good Configuration, none of which had any noticeable effect.

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A:Google Redirects + Foolishly Attempted Solutions = BSOD on Boot

Hello DeadJenkins,Welcome to Bleeping Computer.For x32 (x86) bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.For x64 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to a flash drive.Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.Enter System Recovery Options. To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand Prompt[*]Select Command Prompt[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.[*]The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.[*]Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.[*]In the command window type e:\frst.exe (for x64 bit version type e:\frst64) and press Enter Note: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.[*]The tool will start to run.[*]When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.[*]Press Scan button.[*]It will make a log (FRST.txt) on the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.[/list]

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Ok so I was installing my drivers from the cd for my new motherboard and all was going well but then my mouse+keyboard cut out and the system crashed and now when ever I try to boot it and it gets right about to the windows screen this happens.
Any help would be nice
(Didn't uninstall old gigabyte drivers as i'm not sure where the unistaller/file locations are

A:BSOD when reaching windows screen after attempted driver installation

Quick note I can get into the system if I boot in safemode if that helps at all.

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I've been having this problem for a week now, i tried running memtest86 to diagnose Ram but the display does not show the test once it starts it show half the stats, the other half is hidden in mi right side screen. Only once it showed correctly and determined Errors with Tests 13 - hammering with both sticks. Now i am not able do determine which stick is faulty, because i cant run the test or see results properly.

This are my specs:

The error persists while listening to music (buzzing sound until it restarts), downloading things from steam or more likely while left idle. Never while gaming or doing heavy tasks, only light individual things as mentioned. I've had instances once BSOD reaches 100% in order to restart, it wont do it at all, staying like that for ever until i do it manually.

Now that i think of it, my PC would freeze and BSOD on me with buzzing sounds quite repeatedly when i had it build. But it stopped eventually, but now the problem has returned quite worse, i think it might always had been a faulty PSU (Corsair RM 850) or Ram (Patriot Viper 3 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory).
I hope that this dump file shows some answers , please help thanks in advance.


Ok, i noticed the posting instructions, i downloaded the tool to create the zip file i need to upload, but it does not create any zip file in my desktop, even running it as administrator, all goes correct but it doesn't create any zip file. What am i doing wrong?

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I switched on my PC today and halfway through the boot screen it goes into BSOD.
The error code goes something like

STOP 0X000000BE (0x**, 0x**,0x**,0x** I don't know whether this bracket part matters)

with the message: attempted to write to readonly memory

The bluescreen immediately turns green with remnants of the loading bar stuck on the screen.

Attempting to go into safe mode results in the same message except it only flashes for a split second (and stays blue) before it auto-restarts.
My PC is a windows XP. I do not have a windows XP CD so I can't boot with that. The only way I can boot right now is to use another hard drive containing XP also using a SATA cable, in case I need to modify files on the "problematic" hard drive. This means that I do not run the problem'ed OS at all when I alternate boot, unless I could find a way to do it.

I do not think it is the haxdoor virus since I couldn't find the driver in problemdrive:/windows/system32/drivers.
Also, I did not install any new drivers or hardware. The newest hardware I've used so far is a new USB external 2.5 hard drive which seems to work fine for the past week I've been using.

The last time I shutdown, during the shutdown message, I plugged out the USB external hard drive before it is completely off, which I do not know whether it is the cause.

I heard that loading the hive in regedit of "system" from the problemdrive:/windows/system32/config and deleting t... Read more

A:XP BSOD on bootscreen (STOP 0x000000BE, attempted write readonly memory)

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I'm running Windows 7 64bit on a new Asus N61v laptop with Atheros networking card. Everything was working fine but lately I've had some problems with the wireless network dropping out. Today my wireless stopped working entirely. I logged on to the quick browser profile I had and the wireless worked fine, but whenever I switched back to my main administrator account the wireless adapter wouldn't enable and kept saying no wireless networks available. The switch on the side did nothing at all, nor did enabling it via networking or the keyboard hotkey. After a while bluetooth stopped working too. I could connect to my router via ethernet cable, and went into device manager to update my drivers. I selected my network card and checked for driver updates via windows. It didn't work. So someone suggested I try system restore. I restored my laptop to June 2nd. It didn't fix the wireless adapter. I went back to device manager to reinstall drivers but I accidently hit "driver rollback", that's when my computer restarted and the BSOD appeared. Now I can only avoid the BSOD by restarting in safe mode WITHOUT networking.

Here's the BSOD

[top of screen cut off]
to your computer.


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

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A:Wireless Adapter stopped working, attempted to install drivers and now... BSOD

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This has been extremely frustrating for me. I come home from working and my cousin tells me my computer keeps going blue and restarting. So now my computer will only run in safe mode. I have spybot/Kaspersky(won't run in safe mode)/AVS4 none of them seem to do the trick. From what I can tell it seems to be the win 32 virus, every time I get rid of it it seems to come back. I would get rid of it then my computer would be fine now it won't run in normal at all.

This is the message I get on blue screen (no images sorry)
STOp: 0x0000008E (0xc0000005, 0x8421C487, 0xC56F6DC, 0x00000000)
ataport.sys - address 84216487 base at 84216000 date stamp 4a5b6f16

My dvd drive does not work so reformatting at this time is not an option. Only thing I could think of is reformat using a thumb drive but all I have is a 1gb and I dont have the money to go out and buy a new one. So now im fresh out of ideas. Is there anyway I can fix this without going out and buying a new dvd drive/usb?

Also im running windows 7 ultimate and I get blue screen of death when running GMER in the middle of scanning so i cant upload a log from it. I can tell theres a rootkit installed atleast two because before it crashes it shows two on the hardisk along with other minor ones

DDS (Ver_2011-06-03.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Run by 1 at 21:20:41 on 2011-06-04
============== Running Processes ===============
============== Pseudo HJT Report =... Read more

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Another BSOD victim here.
I get a "attempted execute of no execute memory" BSOD whenever I leave the computer for a few minutes and it's idle.
I have looked through various "this will fix it"-threads but I haven't been successful I'm afraid.

Have attached the DM log as asked.
Please let me know if there's anything you guys need to help me fix this problem.

Kind regards,

A:BSOD "attempted execute..." while computer is idle

Hi Eriksson40 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-
An attempt was made to execute non-executable memory. The guilty driver is on the stack trace (and is typically the current instruction pointer). When possible, the guilty driver's name (Unicode string) is printed on the bugcheck screen and saved in KiBugCheckDriver.

7: kd> x /v nt!KiBugcheckdriver
pub global fffff803`ce7176f8 0 nt!KiBugCheckDriver = <no type information>

Sadly, no information has been saved (Since this is a minidump) in the variable
Let's check the stack -

7: kd> knL
# Child-SP RetAddr Call Site
00 ffffd000`2b9d7c28 fffff803`ce5c45fa nt!KeBugCheckEx
01 ffffd000`2b9d7c30 fffff803`ce61550a nt!MI_CHECK_KERNEL_NOEXECUTE_FAULT+0x4d74a
02 ffffd000`2b9d7c70 fffff803`ce59144d nt!MiRaisedIrqlFault+0x152
03 ffffd000`2b9d7cb0 fffff803`ce570c2f nt!MmAccessFault+x1a59d
04 ffffd000`2b9d7e70 ffffe000`60067b50 nt!KiPageFault+0x12f
05 ffffd000`2b9d8000 00000000`00000000 0xffffe000`60067b50

Dang, no trace of any valuable information in the stack
Below is a list of 3rd party drivers present on your system -

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SaiH0763.sys Mon Jun 5 17:07:52 2006 (44841790)
SaiH0C2D.sys Mon Jul... Read more

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Hello everyone.
I've installed Windows 10 in my computer yesterday just to find out that suspending is not working, as I wake my computer I receive this error on BSOD
attempted execute of no execute memory

Tried updating VGA/LAN/Motherboard drivers but the problem persists.

This behaviour happens when selecting "High Performance" power plan.
If I select balanced, the BSOD says "Bad Pool Header" and restarts anyway.

Here I attach the zip created with the collector tool.
I've tried to diagnose on my own but can't have kd, symbols and such working properly.
Hope you can help me, I want to thank you in advance.

A:attempted execute of no execute memory BSOD after waking from Suspend

Please update your keyboard drivers
Driver Reference Table - CORK40.sys

Please update your bluetooth drivers
Driver Reference Table - btfilter.sys

Diagnostic Test


Please make a backup of your important files and get your rescue media or create one.
Please create a restore point.
Please follow this tutorial to run driver verifier.

Some windows drivers are blamed in a few crashes, but that usually means that a 3rd party driver is actually the cause.
Driver verifier stresses your drivers and will crash your pc if any driver fails due to a violation.

Driver verifier should be performed for a max of 48 hours, or when you have a bluescreen, whatever comes first.

If driver verifier has found a violation and you can't get back into windows normally, try to boot into safe mode and reset in safe mode driver verifier, or in the troubleshooting options open command prompt and type verifier /reset.

Your system will act very sluggishly while driver verifier is enabled, this is normal as your drivers will be being subjected to heavy testing in order to make them crash.

Please fill in your system specsPlease follow this tutorial and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill in your system specs more completely.How to fill in your system specs:

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Hi - it sucks that my first post here is a BSOD Crash dump but here goes:

I am an overclocker and I have experienced multiple BSOD's before all of which I can usually fix myself. But this one is driving me nuts

Bluescreen reports the BSOD as caused by ntoskrnl.exe+25b20. Interesting to note is that this happens only when the system is under almost full load - CPU at 100% during [email protected] crunching, as well as one of the two GPU's folding as well. IIRC, there were no BSOD's during only CPU folding but I'd have test it again to confirm.

Attached is the perfmon report as well as the report from the BSOD file collection app.

OS - Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 OEM (I bought the OEM version - custom built computer)
Hardware age - built January 2011 - but cleaned and rebuilt a couple months ago
OS age - about 2 months

CPU - Core i7 950 @ 4Ghz
GPU - 2x EVGA GTS 450
Mobo - ASUS P6X58D-e
PSU - Corsair AX750

Thanks in advance for any help.

A:BSOD 0x0fc ntoskrnl.exe - Attempted execute of no execute memory

Update: I confirmed that it is NOT a CPU overclock issue - 100% just CPU runs just fine. Its when a GPU is factored in that it crashes. About 5 minutes in with 1 or 2 GPU's at full load combined with the CPU at full load causes this.

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I keep having various BSODs on boot only, and after some hours of searching, it seems to come down to memory addressing out of range with drivers, according to the web. However, I could be wrong, and that is why I'm here. NTFS.sys, kernel errors, and IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, 0x0000007E, seem to be the popular ones that have occurred and all multiple times over the last few months. I've nuked all the drivers and updated all the ones I can think of from chipset to peripherals. I'm tired, and not as experienced as the people here with debugging, so I figured I'd dump my report and ask for help. What is causing this boot freeze-up? Also, it doesn't happen every time. I can restart the computer up to 3 times max, and once in windows it is fine no matter how long I use it, or what hardware I use. ZIP is attached. Thanks!

A:BSOD on boot - driver issues causing various BSOD

I would suggest you to uninstall Avast using Avast Uninstall Utility. At least as a test. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.

See how it goes. Report us for any further BSOD.

fffff880`037ca1d8 fffff880`044e610eUnable to load image aswSnx.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.sys

fffff880`037ca6a8 fffff880`01d6b24cUnable to load image 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

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Hi eighforum,
I have trouble with my laptop, This is a win 8 fresh installation(PS. I test with win 7 fresh installation, and the issue es the same) The laptop crash with bluescreen or face screen.
I'd appreciate if you could look through my minidump and see if anything can be gleamed.


A:BSOD Attempted execute of no execute memory win8

Test your RAM (eight passes) using Memtest: RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Help Forums

L1C63x64.sys Wed Feb 15 07:55:09 2012 (4F3B56CD)
Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30)

athrx.sys Thu Mar 22 04:26:22 2012 (4F6A9BDE)
Atheros network adapter driver

atikmpag.sys Mon Jun 18 22:41:29 2012 (4FDF9279)
ATI Video driver (remove the Catalyst Control Center and only install the Display Driver)

atikmdag.sys Mon Jun 18 23:21:01 2012 (4FDF9BBD)
ATI Video driver (remove the Catalyst Control Center and only install the Display Driver)

dump_storahci.sys Thu Jul 26 04:30:35 2012 (5010ABCB)
driver created to provide disk access during crash dump file generation

Debug session time: Fri Dec 26 04:19:06.850 2014 (UTC + 1:00)
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\122514-39920-01.dmp]
Built by: 9200.16581.amd64fre.win8_gdr.130410-1505
System Uptime: 0 days 0:32:52.884
Probably caused by : volsnap.sys ( volsnap!VspPerformanceCounters+16 )
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff88001d7c026, 0, ffffffffffffffff}
Bugcheck code 0000001E
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My computer has been very buggy for a while. Would love some assistance with this BSOD.

A:BSOD - Not sure what's causing it.

From your crash dumps:


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 50, {fffff96001351560, 0, fffff960000f8293, 2}
Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!DEVLOCKOBJ::bLock+7f )
Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : cdd.dll ( cdd!memset+80 )
Your logs show your Nvidia Drivers are contributing to your BSOD's:


*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
Driver: nvlddmkm.sys
Dated: Sat Feb 09 23:13:08 2013
Please update your Nvidia Driver to the latest version:

1. Download latest Nvidia Driver, choosing Option 2: Nividia Driver Download
2. Goto Start> Type: Device Manager
3. Expand Display Adapters
4. Right-Click "Driver Name", and Uninstall
5. Reboot your computer
6. Run Driver Sweeper
7. Reboot again
8. Install Downloaded Nividia Driver

Use Driver Sweerper to scan for any left over files from the old driver:

Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling

Create a System Restore point before starting.

Please remove SuperAntiSpyware from your syst... Read more

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HI All,

I am very new to all this computer stuff and need a little help.

Two weeks ago I changed my ram on my computer from 3gb of ddr2 pc2 5300 (667mhz) to 2gb of ddr2 pc2-6400 (800mhz). This was not brand new. I had no problems. Then Tuesday (6th MAy) I added another 4gb ram exactly the same brand OCZ pc2 -6400 (800mhz) so three sticks of OCZ 2gb gold edition ram [email protected] (all used not new)

Now in the matter of two days I have three BSOD. I am guessing it is a fault with one or both of these sticks and currently running the system on each one individually to see.

All three blue screens have had different issues


I am running Windows home 64 bit edition, service pack 1

A:Is My new Ram Causing BSOD

Hi du5t1n and welcome to SevenForums

Take a look at the link below

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Lately my computer has getting blue screens, could someone help me find out what is causing them? Here is the dump file http://www.mediafire.com/?zbb43ou0zycjx7h

A:What is causing my PC to BSOD?

Your video driver needs to be updated or the video card is bad

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