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0x000000F4 Process crucial to system operation has exited BSOD

Q: 0x000000F4 Process crucial to system operation has exited BSOD

Greetings,i've been constantly been having blue screens and freezes non-stop,and since i've once fixed a problem with the help of this website,i trust that i can get some help again.
Ok,lets start from the beginning,about 20 days ago i went on a trip for holidays,a few days earlier i'd cleaned my computer's cooler fan,usual stuff.
Now,as i've come back,my computer has been unusually slow and having non-stop blue screens and freezes,to the point where i sometimes have to restart it several times for it to last more than start-up.
Also apologize for the bad quality of the photo and the occasional mixed up languages in my attached file,as my computer language is set to Portuguese. I've tried running blue screen view,but the program shows no signs of anything like nothing was happening,which is very unusual as it has helped me solve many issues before.
On a side note,i've been having my Utorrent randomly close its process for no reason,and malware bytes has shown no signs of problems. Kinda gave up on doing a complete scan with Avast anti-virus because my computer often blue screens before the scan can even get to 1%,but i will try to help as much as i can.
I await for responses

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Preferred Solution: 0x000000F4 Process crucial to system operation has exited BSOD

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I ran Auslogics Boost Speed Registry Defrag - yes I know, I know.

I now have a persistent BSOD.

I cannot Boot into Safe Mode or any other mode.

Startup Repair picks up no errors.

sfc /scannow returns the following

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.
There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. Restart Windows and run sfc again.

This is impossible as the only way to access Command Prompt is via Repair options.

The full BSOD is:-

A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated.

*** STOP: 0X000000F4 (0X0000000000000003,0XFFFFFA8003AA03DO,0XFFFFFA8003AA06BO,0XFFFFF80002D84670)

I think I have narrowed down the problem. Auslogics has managed to screw up the process of migrating my new defragged Registry and I can find no way of getting my old one back.

System Restore does not work as it tells me I need to enable it on the drive (it is enabled - all my restore points are there but the check box next to my windows drive is greyed out)

After using Hiren's Boot CD's mini XP I have managed to locate a log file generated by Auslogics at the time of the crash. I have pasted the contents below.


Program started 16/05/2009 at 16:35:17.
OS Version: Windows Vista Ver 6.1 Build 7100.
Windows Directory: C:\Windows\.
Windows System Directory: C:\Windows\system32\.
Windows Temp Directory: C:\Users\The BORG\AppData\Local\Temp.
User: The BORG.
You have 319964573696 b... Read more

A:BSOD: A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or ....

After checking the file sizes of DEFAULT, COMPONENTS, SAM, SECURITY, SOFTWARE and SYSTEM files - it appears that only some of them have been modified. Unfortunately some of the file sizes are about 75% smaller which says to me that my BSOD occurred at the worst possible moment.

Still grateful for any suggestions but I reckon a fresh install might be in order.

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Dell Inspiron Windows 7 SP1 continue to get the BSOD window. Tried reset system to factory default, update BIOS and all available Hardware drivers on the system and still having this problem. Any help would be greatful.

Thank you in advance

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I keep experiencing BSOD "A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated."
Windows 2003 Standard Edition.
I have a lot of applications on it that is hard to get the setups.
Can Setup repair solve this problem?
I will be glad if you can be of help pls

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My computer has been showing the following blue screen error for a few months now,

***start of error message****
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to present damage to your computer.

A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated.

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:

*** S"color:#222222;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;">

collecting data for crash dump ...

Initializing disk for crash dump ... 

Beginning dump of physical memory.

Dumping physical memory to disk: 75

*****end of error message******
On restarting the computer I received the following problem details :

***start of problem details****
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
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I've getting occasional BSOD lately. They sometime occur only a day a part, sometimes a week. It started I'd say a month or so ago, which was also couple weeks after I had reinstalled Windows 7, which I did after an uninstall of Office 2013 seemed to have not completed correctly, and had also never gotten most of the preinstalled junk of this laptop anyways. I think I installed all the necessary drivers. All hardware functions correctly and nothing is missing in Device Manager.

Every time it is the same message "A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly ended". So far I have ran scans with MSE, MBAM Pro, and WDO, which have found no signs of viruses or other malware. I have run sfc /scannow, checkdisk and every scan that Seatools has. No problems have been detected with the harddrive, sfc found no integrity errors. Last night I had memtest86+ running off of a usb drive run for 7 passes. No errors were found. I went through Event Viewer and found nothing that seemed related. I checked and all my drivers seem to be up to date.

I hope I included all necessary information. My system specs are up to date. The three dumps I have are attached below. I had deleted the older ones with ccleaner without thinking. If I left out anything, let me know. Its been a while, since I've done much troubleshooting on a computer, so I might be overlooking something.

Attachment 275670

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A:BSOD process or thread crucial to system operation has ended

Your BSODs are hard drive related

bsod F4

Use the link below to test your hard drive

SeaTools for Windows | Seagate

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Hi All!

This problem has recently cropped up on my computer (2 days back) when I was re-installing windows (clean start).

Win 7 64 bit...with latest updates.
Motherboard: Gibabyte GA-X58A-UD5
RAM: 12GB 1333Mhz Corsair....brand new.
Procerror: i7 930.
SSD: OCZ Vertex3 240GB
3 1TB WD hard drives (no RAID) of which 2 are good & one is failing (smart criteria).
Hard Drive Model: WDC WD10EARS -00Y5B1

The minidump & xml files:

A:BSOD: Process or thread crucial to system operation has been unexpectedely termimated.

"3 1TB WD hard drives (no RAID) of which 2 are good & one is failing (smart criteria)"... Remove the drive that is failing SMART status immediately! It could be the cause of this problem all by itself

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My new computer has been having problems with suddenly crashing while I'm watching movies, downloading movies, performing a virus scan test, listening to music etc. I will be in the midst of doing one of the aforementioned tasks and suddenly it crashes and leads me to the BSD with either of the following messages;

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

A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated.

Follow these steps:

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

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hard 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 Info:
***STOP: 0x0000007A (0xC07B9BD0, 0xC000000E, 0xF737A40A, 0x1F5F5860)

Beginning dump of physical memory...



***STOP: 0x000000077(0xC00000184, 0xC0000185, 0x000000000, 0x0025E000)

Beginning dump of physical memory...

The specs on my computer are as follows;

AMD Athlon 64 Processor - Duo Core
2.21GHz, 1GB RAM,
Motherboard: NF4X
Graphics: GForce7300GS Power-Full 256MB
HDD: SATA 160G (7200.7/2M)
Windows XP Professional, SP2

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A:BSD - A Process or thread crucial to system..

I would first suspect that you have an overheating problem. Very random errors can be produced by that.

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I'm at my wit's end here. I've cleaned up all temporay files, and run Spybot & Ad-Aware in safe mode, and also run the Stinger app. It dosen't happen all the time, but most times when I boot up in Windows 2000 SP4, the system hangs until I get an error message: <process has already exited> has generated errors.In another popup window below, Dr. Watsyn says it couldn't attach itself to the error because the program had already terminated. After that the computer runs normally. Can anyone hlep me fix this?Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:49:55 AM, on 1/31/2006Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium 2006 Antivirus + Antispyware\TPSrv.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exec:\program files\panda software\panda titanium 2006 antivirus + antispyware\firewall\PNMSRV.EXEC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium 2006 Antivirus + Antispyware\PavFnSvr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Panda Software\PavShld\pavprsrv.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

A:<process Has Already Exited>

Before anyone wastes time on my problem, I'm 95% sure I've fixed it. I downloaded a freeware app called StartUpCPL that alows one to view and disable startup processes. Through trial and error, I've tracked my problem to 'VTTimer.exe'. This is totally my bad, because this process comes packaged with a set of default S3 Graphics drivers, which I was warned may not work properly with my system. Live and learn.

So not a malware problem, but a hardware/drivers issue.

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I posted I had fixed my problem, but I was wrong. I was disabling/enabling the VTTimer.exe process, and the Dr. Watson errors were coinciding with when the process was enabled. But a couple of boots later, my set of errors were reappearing with the process disabled. To recap my problem, about every 2nd startup (and sometimes consecutively) into Windows 2KSP4, the system will hang at the desktop screen. After login, the active desktop loads, the task bar and icons appear, and in the system tray, the volume controls load, along with network connection icon, daemon tools, and Panda antivirus. After Panda is loaded, is usually where the system hangs for a few minutes. I can move my mouse around and select desktop icons, but I cannot start any programs, or get into my Start menu. Then I get a 'Program Error' popup with has generated errors. Below it is another popup with a 'Dr. Watson Fatal Error'. I get error code 87, 'parameter is incorrect', but no error log is produced because the program had terminated before Dr. Watson could attach itself. I've run the updated Spybot & Ad-Aware programs in safe mode, and even Stinger, but to no avail. I would suspect that Panda is the culprit, only it has been installed for a while before I started getting this error. This is really a pickle of a situation where I can't even figure out which program is causing my woes. The Microsoft Knowledge base explains the error fine enough, but offers no suggestions on how to tra... Read more

A:Still Plagued! <process Has Already Exited> Error

I hate to sound like a geek, but this morning I remembered what Spock said. "Eliminate the impossible,whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." So this morning I uninstalled Adobe Acrobat 5, Daemon Tools, and Panda Titanium Antivirus 2006 trial. My mistake is that I didn't uninstall them individually. After many several reboots, both soft and complete from power down, the fatal error has not returned.I do remember seeing a message that Panda had neutralized some adware when I installed Daemon tools originally. I don't know if that has anything to do with my problems, but I thought I'd throw that out there. It will be later this evening before I can start tinkering with the pc again. I thought I'd post a fresh HijackThis Log, and see if I get any tips before then. (This is a PC I'm setting up for a friend's son, and he's anxious to get it back.)PS. Am I in the running for shortest log?Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:09:59 AM, on 2/1/2006Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exeC:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.e... Read more

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I accidentally exited out of the Explorer.exe SYSTEM process when i ment to exit out of the browser one and now i don't have a start bar!

I was wondering if anyone knew how to restart the explorer.exe SYSTEM process... I really don't wanna tell ymy parents till i know i have to go to them.

A:[SOLVED] Explorer.exe process accidentally exited

Hi and Welcome To TSF

Luckily there is an easy way to fix this problem, if you are running XP. You can do this with other OS's but I am better with XP. First report back with which OS you are running. In XP you can do:

2. Click Task Manager
3. Click File
4. New Task Run
5. Type "explorer"

* This should fix your problem *

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Hello, I've got some troubles after installing win 7 x64 ultimate on SSD.
It starts normally, work for a 3-15 minutes, and crashes after that. I've updates all drivers, after that system works properly for a 10 hours, but then crashes continious.

Lenovo ThinkPad x220i
SSD - OCZ Nocti 60 GB mSATA

Unfortunately, i;ve got russian version of windows, so, part of log is on russian, but i could try to translate it...

It'd be great, if someone could help me... Please! =)

A:BSOD after installing system on SSD, 0x000000f4

Seems like i've got trouble in firmware.
I don't know why, buut there is no firmware for "Nocti" on ocz.com, but i've get "SSD Firmware Updates and Tools for OCZ Vertex 3, Vertex 3 Max IOPS, Agility 3, Solid 3, RevoDrive 3 and RevoDrive 3 X2", update firmware from 2.09 to 2.15 (!), and now everything's fine. Hope, it'd help to anyone.

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I have got a strange BSOD (0x000000f4) while chatting with an Intel customer agent about some warranty details.Agent asked me to get the AA number on the board and for that I opened the case and got the AA number just below the processor.I haven't touched anything except wires outside and the case.After noting and typing the AA number,I closed the case and moved some wires inorder to make enough space for outlet fans.And when I looked in the screen,the screen was black.I mean a black wallpaper with same icons and taskbar.Actually I have put a wallpaper of a landscape before and I found so strange when I saw a black wallpaper.and I saw a very small glitch on the right bottom of the taskbar,I mean a graphics issue.Then occurred a BSOD CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION with code 0x000000f4 with some numbers.My system specs is same as when you click the "my system specs".And then no more BSOD till now.What might be the cause?both internet explorer and mozilla firefox were opened at that time and no other programs.

A:Unexpected BSOD (0x000000f4) on a new system

It is occurring again and again.Same BSOD while surfing.Please help

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my computer works great. Then all of a sudden it stops and says that is is process crucial died. I already tried to fix it with powershell but it said it dosent see anything wrong with it. I don't know how else to fix it. Please help.

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My laptop seems to have taken a shining to the colour blue today. I had some KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERRORs this morning, which popped up after some install/uninstall issues. Followed this up with a System Restore. Those BSODs were replaced by a video driver failure BSOD which was repaired by installing new drivers via Safe Mode (with Networking).

Final float in this BSOD parade is a "Process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated" BSOD. Exact error code is 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA80089BFB30, 0xFFFFFA80089BFE10, 0xFFFFF80004184460). Startup repair isn't working, but Safe Mode continutes to work seamlessly.

I'd love to provide a dump file for the BSOD, but even though I've properly configured Windows to create dumpfiles, I continually get "Physical memory dump failed with status 0XC0000010." Nonetheless, I'm submitting a SF_Diagnostic zipfile.

Any help that can be offered is appreciated.

A:BSOD persists after System Restore, error 0x000000F4

Do you haven an SSD? Have you updated to the latest firmware for it?
Bug check F4 is usually related to storage/hard drive.

Please post a screenshot using crystal disk info:CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
Check this tutorial, it may be helpful:Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
Hard drive test both short and long with: SeaTools for Windows
Also the DOS version of:SeaTools for DOS

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I backed up my old system before sending it in for repairs. They replaced the HDD and sent me back the refurbished PC. So I started to restore my old system to the same computer. I put in the repair disc I just made on the new OS they put on the new HDD (Home Premium). I went to system image restore, and it recognized the system image etc. on my external HDD. I checked to format & repartition, etc. so it set about restoring the system, it took about 3 or 4 hours for 315 or so GB. (my external HDD is 320GB, but the computer HDD is 640GB)

When it was done it restarted and ran CHKDSK (I wouldn't skip it even if I pressed a button). It fixed a few things and restarted. Then it said "Starting Windows" or whatever, and the BSOD. It says:

*** STOP 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA800701A060,0xFFFFFA800701A340, 0xFFFFFA80003393460)

I've tried all of the "Safe Mode" options and they all result in the BSOD.

I have gotten the Minidump file from a Ubuntu Live CD. Here it is:


Please help, thank you!

A:Blue Screen (BSOD) After System Image Restore - *** STOP 0x000000F4...

see this

Bug Check 0xF4: CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (Windows Debuggers)

I am not familiar with this. Hopefully some other member will help you

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Ok, I have windows vista ultimate 32-bit. I have verizon HSI and I have the games package and I wanted to play diner-dash so I downloaded it and installed and played for about an hour... then BOOM! BSOD. so I was like CRAP and let it restart and I chose let windows start normally because I thought "Its just a game so what the hey" I see BSOD for like 1/4 of a second and it restarts and I'm surprised so after it restarts I see "Windows couldn't boot" or something of that nature so I choose to boot into safe mode after all that text I get bsod while booting into safe mode.

Ok, so as you might think I'm pissed at the moment. I tried every option I could have and nothing, I had made a partition for OSx (apple dev official) and since I hadn't had much on it i reformatted it to ntfs and installed vista again... and I notice there are more options to boot from my broken vista partition, still nothing so I decided to just try to move all my files and stuff. but I cant see any of my stuff If I try to manually put in the location and I get an access denied error.

Things I need to know

1. What went wrong
2. Can I fix it
3. How can I fix it


Can I get my files programs, and settings back?



Originally Posted by goohman

Ok, I have windows vista ultimate 32-bit. ... I wanted to play diner-dash so I downloaded it and installed and played for about an hour... then BOOM! BSOD. . . it restart and I chose let windows start normally . . . I see BSOD for like 1/4 of a second and it restarts and . . . I see "Windows couldn't boot" . . . I get bsod while booting into safe mode.

. . .so I decided to just try to move all my files and stuff. but I cant see any of my stuff If I try to manually put in the location and I get an access denied error.

Things I need to know
1. What went wrong
2. Can I fix it
3. How can I fix it


Can I get my files programs, and settings back?

Hi. . .

Hold tight... don't do anything further with your system just yet. The answers to your questions are:
1. I do not yet know
2. Very possibly - if I can obtain additional information
3. Let me definitively answer #2 first and then hopefully, I will be able to tell you
last Q - I do believe so, but I need additional information first

I need some clarification on this situation if you don't mind, please. . .
1. Can you boot into Windows at all - SAFEMODE or regular?

2. Do you know how to get to a command prompt (c:>)?
(it should have been one of the options when you attempted to boot into SAFEMODE).

3. Do you have an administrator's account or have the password to one?

4. Did you o... Read more

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I am havig some system tray icon problems after installing anti-virus and spyware software. Looking for a fix for the disappearing system tray icons at initial start-up. Quick fix--log off and on again--icons reappear where they should. I am told that this disappearing activity is due to a Windows XP "BUG". What a problem! Any ideas for a secure, lasting fix out there? After the spyware and antivirus software installation, the computer star-up time is now really SLOW too. The software launches seems to be in conflict with each other, or something. Have emachine--T3406, Windows XP Home 2002, Service Pack 2. 1.23 GB RAM.

Thanks, ComputerMaven

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A service is reported as having an unexpected error code
Cause: One or more services has failed. The service did not stop gracefully, suggesting the service may have crashed or one of its components stopped in an unsupported way.
Details: Service exited with code not equal to 0 or 1077
Resolution: Restart the service

Hi, I seem to have some kind of a problem with my computer, but I have no idea what it could be. I generated a system health report because I was curious to see the results, and here I am baffled by this error. Could someone please help me with this? I do not know if it is a hazardous problem for my PC or not, but I thought it would be wise to check in with the forums.
Just to clarify, I have win 7 64-bit.

A:System Health Report - Service exited with code not equal to 0 or 1077

Run SFC /SCANNOW Command to check system File integrity.

If it finds errors it can't repair, try running it again repeatedly until it is clean.

If it won't run try SFC /SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot.

Report back results and continue checking over your system with the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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i have tried everything possible. Here is my log, i already deleted some programs, but i was wondering what else i should delete. Attatched is my log. Thank you!

A:"process has already exited"

Hello -

That is not a log, but a screenshot of the scanning interface.

Please do this to create a log:

double click on HijackThis.exe

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Post the hijackthis.log file here. Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

Please do not attach the log, just post it in your reply.

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Cannot import to registry.. "Not all data was successfully written to the registry. some keys are open by the system or other process, or you have insufficient privileges to perform this operation"

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I keep getting this blue screen:
STOP: C000021a (Fatal System Error)
The windows SubSystem system process Terminated unexpectedly with a status of OxC0000005 (Ox7542f33d Ox00a1f138).
The system has been shut down.
Its always between 8 and 9 am eastern time when it crashes. Once it crashes, I am able to reboot and use as normal for the reminder of the day. I have replaced memory, disabled/uninstalled all anti virus and updated drivers. This has been happening for over a year now. Can you help?

A:BSOD STOP: C000021a (Fatal System Error) The windows SubSystem system process Te

Have you check the drive itself? Run chkddsk and also download the hard-drive diagnostic tool for your drive to see if maybe the drive failing.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 8:31:39 PM, on 23/09/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5700.0006)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\NICCONFIGSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\bin\ZCfgSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power... Read more

A:Ad-aware Crashes Into A Blue Screen With Message: Stop:c000021a (fatal System Error) The Window Logon Process System Process Te...

Hi george_527,

We're studying your log right now and will be back to you a.s.a.p.

Thanks for your patience.

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:( I dont know how to fix this blue screen error. The last thing i did was install outpost firewall. Then i rebooted and it went to the welcome screen. And something detected Winspy2.0 and i removed it. Then i got the BLUE screen message and i cant go into safe mode or "last known good config"
Please! help. Thanks.

A:stop c000021a {fatal system error} the windows logon process system process terminate

does this help your issue with the system.


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Hi! I got this message of malware (I clicked to remove) during some surfing on firefox and after a while the explorer.exe closes with an error. I try to open it on task manager and it says that explorer can't be found!
I rebooted and then I got this message "c000021A {Fatal System Error}, The initial session process or system process terminated unexpectedly with the status of 0x00000000 (0xc0000034 0x001008ac) The system has been shut down" and can't get anywhere.
I can't even go in safe mode, the same error messages appears!

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1. Began on 25 June during a browsing session. System restarted spontaneously. System hung / now hangs at black screen
(no cursor) after completing boot to the stage of showing the Windows XP splash screen with the blue animated blip loading
bar, which is visible and moving for the usual (i.e. pre-problem) interval, but then... BSOD. Cannot summon up Task Manager in
this mode. The powersave seems to oscillate on and off.

2. However, system boots fine into all variants of Safe Mode and all the programmes that you would expect to be able to use in
this mode function OK.

3. Trying System Restore from Safe Mode with Command Prompt always fails after the progress bar has gone about 80% of
the way. "Cannot be restored" message on rebooting.

4. I hadn't upgraded any drivers (notably video [nVidia]).


5. Windows XP SP3. XP pre-installed on Dell machine three years ago. There was a McAfee free-trial pre-installed.

6. 32-bit version of Windows. Fully patched.

Checks, tests and possible indicators

7. Before trying System Restore, I ran ZoneAlarm; Malwarebytes; Hitman Pro; Microsoft Security Scanner (all in the "deepest"
modes possible). Between them these detected and removed several jar viruses and a PWS. All deleted from the system.

8. No problems reported by CHKDSK: "volume is clean". fsutil dirty query => Volume C is NOT dirty.

9. Hardware diagnostics (Dell onboard packa... Read more

A:System restore will not complete process after BSOD

Hi and welcome to TSF can you recall what message there was with the bsod

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Crucial  scan says i can use DDR3 PC3-14900 ? CL=13 ? Unbuffered ? NON-ECC ? DDR3-1866 ? 1.35V ? 512Meg x 64 ..My computer has DDR3 PC3-10600 (1333 MHz)..I thought i had to say with my supported ram speed because of mobo and cpu..SG972UC#ABA,HP Compaq 6005 Pro SFF PC..  I have the chance to buy the faster ram if it will work. Thanks if you can help !!

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A:RAM-I let crucial scan my system

The B97 is not listed on pg 2 of the illustrated parts guide.

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Hi,recently i installed Windows 10 Pro on a Laptop Compaq Presario c700 with an Intel Celeron M530 and Intel GMA 965 express graphics card,when the laptop is idle and my screen turns off after 5 minutes,the Automatic System Maintenance starts right away,and for the limited graphic chipset i think,the laptop remains unresponsive,the keyboard doesn't work,so i can't do ctrl+alt+del,the mouse pointer also dissapears,the only thing i could do is a hard turn off,losing all my job,i will greatly appreciate your help,these are the logs,thanks in advance!

A:BSOD during Automatic System Maintenance process with Intel GMA 965

It looks like there are traces of bypasses on your system.
Before proceeding, you need to remove every bypass (and related software) on your system.

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4) No piracy or discussion of piracy allowed at all. Such as software, music, videos and other intellectual property violations (e.g. downloading youtube videos locally etc).

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I have BSOD problem which occurs randomly. In the blue screen it?s written ?Driver IRQL not less or equal?.
The important fact is that BSOD only appears when I use Win 7, and when I go back to Win XP the BSOD problem disappears. I have tested different versions of Win 7 on my laptop, but BSOD problem, have appeared with all of them.
I have checked my RAM with memtest 86+ and it did not show any problem.

I followed the instructions explained in "Reading and Troubleshooting the Windows Minidump (.dmp) File | I Found a Fix" to read the dump file and find the source of the problem. In the file obtained from minidump by following the instructions in that site, it is been written: "process name: system" and "DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT". I think this data plus the fact that BSOD does not appear in windows XP, shows that the problem is due to drivers. But I've installed the latest version of drivers. I don't know what else to do.
Any help would be appreciated.
(required files are attached)

- Windows 7 Ultimate x32 SP1 v.721 Build 7601
- Full retail
- Age of System(hardware): 3 years
- Age of OS installation: 3 month

- Acer/ Extensa 5620
- Core 2 Duo T5550 1.83 GHz
- Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family
- RAM: 2 GB

A:BSOD driver IRQL not less or equal (process name: system)

Update these old software\drivers

tifm21.sys 0x9384e000 0x9389a000 0x0004c000 0x4638510f 02-May-07 10:51:27 πμ
int15.sys 0x958a1000 0x958a8000 0x00007000 0x4689ae6c 03-Jul-07 4:03:24 πμ
SCDEmu.SYS 0x8dde9000 0x8ddf0840 0x00007840 0x4792f34e 20-Jan-08 9:07:58 πμ
VSTCNXT3.SYS 0x93b2d000 0x93be2000 0x000b5000 0x48f68ad9 16-Oct-08 2:29:13 πμ
DKbFltr.sys 0x938cf000 0x938d9000 0x0000a000 0x49caf214 26-Mar-09 5:10:12 πμ
netw5v32.sys 0x9340e000 0x93821000 0x00413000 0x49cba8fd 26-Mar-09 6:10:37 μμ
b57nd60x.sys 0x93215000 0x93251000 0x0003c000 0x49f44256 26-Apr-09 1:15:34 μμ
How to find and update drivers? Read here Best way to update drivers for free?
finish and post back.

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Just migrated OS and data from old Intel 80GB SSD to a new Crucial MX300 275GB SSD using Paragon Drive Copy.Switching old with new SSD I got a Non-system disk error from Bios.I did have used the same migration sw successfully with my laptop and the SSD is supposed to work since was recognized as USB device during the copy, there is anything specific I need to do or might be some incompatibility problem btw the old chipset / Sata II interface and this new SSD.

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I use teracopy on my Win 7 machine as I like the added features. I do have one problem with the program and with windows in general. When I drag files to copy and there is a file that is a duplicate or some other issue that holds up copying, why doesn't it process the rest of the operation while waiting for input about the conflict? So if I had 100 files to copy and file 10 was a duplicate, my system stops copying at file 10 and waits. Why doesn't it put 10 aside and continue with the rest of them. This causes problems because I expect a process to work unattended. When I copy I don't care about the order, but does Windows take them as a sequential file transfer or something? I find this strange.

A:Copying process issue - continue operation while saiting for error prompt input

What you are seeing is a design decision in Teracopy. I don't know why it was designed that way except that it is much simpler than what you desire. If you request this as a feature request the developers may consider making the change.

Windows is doing nothing more than a series of disk read and write operations as requested by the application. It doesn't even know that files are being copied. Only the application knows that. Windows does have a file copy function but Teracopy works at a lower level to achieve better control.

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Hi all,

I have encountered several BSOD since I have upgraded my computer with a SSD see reference in the above subject.

Ex. When I have tried to install MS Office 2010 and/or the complete HP driver for my AIO printer ..

Please find herewith the report.

Hope that helps ..

Thank you so much in adavance.


A:BSOD on a HP dc7900 SFF with M500 Crucial SSD

Hi Rayon.

I am seeing two different things there.

First, the USB wireless adapter is failing when the computer wakes up from sleep.
Search for any possible update to the device in Downloads - MediaTek
And, Disable USB Selective Suspend too.
USB Selective Suspend - Turn On or Off
The other one is more dense, and more frequent. The Crucial M500 240GB 2.5-inch Internal SSD.
Make it sure that it is running with the latest firmware. Firmware Update MU03 dated 09/24/2013.
Crucial.com Product Downloads - Firmware Updates
Post a screenshot of the SSD using CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World.
Let us know the results.

BugCheck 9F, {3, 85a5d030, 8078adb0, 872f28b8}

Probably caused by : usbhub.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
>[ 16, 2] 0 0 85ab0028 00000000 00000000-00000000
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netr28u.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netr28u.sys
Args: 00015400 00000001 00000004 00000003
[ 16, 2] 0 e1 85af3e08 00000000 00000000-00000000 pending
Args: 00015400 00000001 00000004 00000003
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-85043ec8

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000

BugCheck F4, {3, 85a85978, 85a85ae4, 82a2deb0}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably... Read more

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After fitting 8gb of crucial ram in my pc, i went back to crucials website to try out the memory scanner tool just out of curiosity. As soon as i try to run it it gives me an instant BSOD!! This happens on my brothers pc also. He has 8gb of diffrent brand ram. Any one else have/had this problem?

Its not really a big issue, im just curious.

A:Crucial memory scanner BSOD

Does this really matter? If everthing else works ok...

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Hello experts...

I think I need some help on determing what causing BSOD of my PC.

Before I installed a new SSD - Crucial M4 128GB, My computer ran perfectly without any problem. The problem started after I install the SSD.
Originally I had it on Marvel II port but it caused a lot of BSOD ....
So, switch it back to Intel port.
I did switch to ACHI mode in BIOS before fresh install the win 7 in SSD.

The system run better in Intel port compare with Marvell port.
but still, for whatever reason, the blue screen would still pop up and I have no clue what causing it.

I done test with Memtest86+ and came back clean [see attached file]

Also, I notice that my computer runing fine in the night time. but in the morning, when I turn it on, the BSOD will come up. That happened in the past 2 - 3 days. Strange....

Maybe is my driver got problem? or hardware problem?

It would be greatly appreciatedm If anyone could help me and give me some clues...or direction on how to fix this thing

Thank you for helping me in advance. Cheers

A:BSOD in the morning only? Cause by newly installed Crucial M4?

Sorry but you uploaded the application instead of the data Try this method

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

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

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

The procedure:

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

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

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

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Hey Everyone,

I just installed an additional crucial m500 ssd drive to my system. I originally had some issues with it formatting, but finally got it working....sort of. Writing or deleting files causes the system to BSOD fairly consistently. I have attached the dmp files if someone could take a look that would be awesome. I tried downloading the windows debug but that causes it to BSOD.


A:BSOD just installed new crucial 1tb ssd. error 0x0000001e

Added other zip

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So I recently got a new Crucial M4 SSD to install into my Alienware M15x latptop. The computer was running great on the old HDD I had in there and I put the new SSD in and installed the drivers from dell, ATI, and Crucial.

I've had a couple of BSOD's in the past (over a year ago) with my computer and they were usually some problem with a duplicate video card driver so when I got my first BSOD I uninstalled the ATI drivers and re installed but I still managed to get another one a little while ago. I'm concerned it might be problem with the SSD but I'm not sure. I had the option of ATA or AHCI and chose AHCI for the bios settings. It could also be an update problem, but since its a fresh install the likelihood of finding a specific update seems duanting.

I'm including the diagnostics, they point to ntkrnlmp.exe as the culprit but I'm not sure where to go from there. I have run scf /scannow (twice) and it didn't find anything.

Any help would be super appreciated!

Here is the info from WinDbg

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Matt\Desktop\122612-15428-01.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 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (8 procs) Free x64
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A:BSOD IRQL_not_less_or_equal fresh win7 install with new Crucial M4 SSD

Just a quick update (I've been reading the other post on a similar BSOD).

Check disk returned no errors when run and I've uploaded the diagnostic from Crystal (which looks all good)

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Hello all. I've tried several things to no avail. I need some extra help.A friends PC is getting this error: STOP: c000021a [fatal system error]Windows Logon Process system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0x00000080' (0x00000000 0x00000000).The System has been shut down.What occurred before this error popped up:1. Upgraded dvd43 software, booted, and this error came up.I have tried multiple things.1. Ran the bootfix2. Tried the Recovery Console with their diagnostics3. Tried to get to Safe Mode and it will not load, goes back to this message.4. Tried to overlay the XP image (refresh it), no avail, back to the same message.I haven't found anything on the web that can help me so far. Looking to take the next step and ask for help.

A:Windows Logon Process system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0x00000080

0xC000021A: STATUS_SYSTEM_PROCESS_TERMINATEDThis occurs when Windows switches into kernel mode and a user-mode subsystem, such as Winlogon or the Client Server Runtime Subsystem (CSRSS), is compromised. Security can no longer be guaranteed. Because Win XP can?t run without Winlogon or CSRSS, this is one of the few situations where the failure of a user-mode service can cause the system to stop responding. This Stop message also can occur as a result of malware infestation or when the computer is restarted after a system administrator has modified permissions so that the SYSTEM account no longer has adequate permissions to access system files and folders.I've never gotten this particular error...but if I did, i would treat it as a malware situation until proven otherwise.Louis

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This is my first time on TechSupportForum, so hello to all
T430s - 2356-AP3
OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise version 6.1.7601, SP1, 64-bit
System Type: x64 based PC
Processor Intel Core i5-3320M CPU @ 2.60GHz, 2601 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date: Lenovo G7ET31WW (1.13), 02/07/2012
Installed Physical Memory (RAM 8.00GB)
Kingston x2 (4GB), P/N: 9905428-051.A00LF, Speed: 1333
Local Disk Install: Intel SSDSC2BW180A3L ATA Device 180GB


Caused By Driver/App:
- ntoskrnl.exe, 0x000000f4:
o Caused by address - ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
o Crash address - ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
o File Version: 6.1.7601.17835 (win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
- Ntfs.sys, 0x0000007a:
o Caused by address - Ntfs.sys+ed944
o Crash address - ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
o File Version: 6.1.7601.17835 (win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
- ntoskrnl.exe, 0x0000007a:
o Caused by address - ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
o Crash address - ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
o File Version: 6.1.7601.17835 (win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
- win32k.sys, 0x0000007a:
o Caused by address - win32k.sys+1ae684
o Crash address - ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
o File Version: 6.1.7601.17835 (win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
Please find the DUMPFILES attached
Installed Third Party Drivers: from Intel & Lenovo Websites
? ThinkVantage Fingerprint Driver; 83f810ww
? ThinkPad Bluetoo... Read more


21/08/12: Update

I have received the following BSOD again; 0x0000007a
This was on a new install;
System image includes the following Software and Updates - nothing else
? OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise version 6.1.7601
? Windows SP1, 64-bit ? KB976932
? Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010, 32-bit - 14.0.6029.1000
? Office 2010 SP1, 32-bit ? KB2460049

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[FONT=Symbol][SIZE=3]?[/SIZE] [/FONT][FONT=Calibri][FONT=Calibri][SIZE=3]ThinkVantage Fingerprint Driver; 83f810ww[/SIZE][/FONT][/FONT]
[FONT=Symbol][SIZE=3]?[/SIZE] [/FONT][FONT=Calibri][FONT=Calibri][SIZE=3]ThinkPad Bluetooth 4.0; tpbtooth[/SIZE][/FONT][/FONT]
[FONT=Symbol][SIZE=3]?[/SIZE] [/FONT][FONT=Calibri][FONT=Calibri][SIZE=3]RICOH Media Card Reader Driver; g1ss01ww[/SIZE][/FONT][/FONT]
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Hello, I am trying to isolate what happened when a power failure last night took down my desktop. I haven't had problems with this computer in two years(and haven't had a power outage in about as long amazingly, one of the few benefits of a drought I guess). Based on what I have found, it is a hardware failure. The error is the:

"A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly ended"

I have been trying to figure out how to read the minidump files with no success and I would like to get my desktop up and running as soon as possible.

Here are some of the symptoms I am seeing. When booted on, two harddrives always show of my four(two 1 TB, 2 SSDs of different makes, one of which is the primary OS drive). The F and C always show, but the other two often do not. Except when I ran Seagate tools. From what I can tell, both of them are on the same pair of ports to the motherboard. The two that do not show up normally, return a bunch of errors on the SeaTools scan for logs reporting and barely function scan wise and won't scan through SMART scan.

The D and E drives almost seem to randomly lose connection.

The computer BSODs on reboot so far approx 50% of the time of 4 boot ups. CHKDISK /F /R returned no errors.

Based on my information and knowledge, I would assume the motherboard is damaged. But without more information I can't tell.

Attached are the Minidump files.

A:Crucial thread failure BSOD after storm caused power outage

So, if you switch the cable from one of the "working" drives, to one of the drives that isnt showing up, does it show up?

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recently built a computer and after installing all drivers im receiving BSOD for unknown reason.

Seems to happen randomly and not during anything specific.

DMP zip included.

A:BSOD 0x000000f4

As the starting point, please follow this post to disable Samsung Rapid mode.

Then report us for any further BSOD.

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa8011a6c060, fffffa8011a6c340, fffff800033c0e20}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : wininit.exe

Followup: MachineOwner

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Srry for the lack of ettiquite - but just thought I'd toss some "dumps" at yall to see if you can help a guy out. System is MSI K8 Neo 4 / AMD 64 3200+ / Mushkin (top end) ram / 4 x WD Raptor 35g SATA setup as Raid 0+1 / ATI x800 GTO - I get BSOD all the time - my thoughts lean towards the SATA controller / raid setup - but plz plz plz if anyone can provide some guidance - i'd be much appreciateive. I cannot seem to get the BSOD with any particular programs / functions - the just seem to come when they want to. I've tried new ram - updated all applicable drivers, anti-virus, spyware, etc. - I'm stuck and not sure where else to go ... would like to avoid system rebuild / format if possible.
I've tested system memory with memtest86 or whatever it is - via floppy. after 9 runs - no errors which is why i'm leaning towards SATA issues with raid? Possible? thanks!!

A:0x000000F4 BSOD xp pro sp2 help PLZ !

Two minidump is crashed with NT status code c0000006 (In-page I/O error). Probably the paging sapce is corrupted. Run chkdsk /r and re-allocate the paging space.

Refer the following case

Mini050306-01.dmp BugCheck F4, {3, 85c9a790, 85c9a904, 805c7478} Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Mini050906-02.dmp BugCheck F4, {3, 85d65790, 85d65904, 805c7478} Probably caused by : csrss.exe

One minidump is crashed at daemon tool with stack overflow. De-install and upgrade daemon tool.
Mini050406-01.dmp BugCheck 1000007F, {8, 80042000, 0, 0} <-- Stack overflow at daemon tool
Probably caused by : sptd.sys ( sptd+12a76 )

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Hi, I have a Dell 15R laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. Recently, maybe after some updates (Not Sure), the system started behaving abnormally. Some of the programs lost their icons, some stopped working and so on. At first, i thought it was a problem with the software and tried reinstalling them but it was not working. AVI files could not be played in GOM Player or Windows Media Player. Autocad, after running, suddenly stops and error shows "Autocad 2010 stopped working", PDF Printer doesn't work at all and so on.So, i thougth maybe the problem was with my file associations or registry files, so i tried RegCure and Advanced System Optimizer (ASO), both of which did not give me any results. As a last try, i tried ASO Registry Defrag). It run for about 10 secs and showed boot was required.My main problems started from then. As the computer booted, BIOS screen was shown, Boot Screen was shown and suddenly BSOD pops up. I tried restarting many times but there was no use.As the BSOD Screen just pops up and goes, i'm not able get the correct code even though it is similar to this:0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8005BB9060, Parameter 3, Parameter 4)I tried booting in safe mode (all types) but same result (BSOD). I tried system restore (and memory debugging) (after pressing F8 from BIOS Screen) but the system shows System Protection not enabled for the drive. Can anyone please tell me if there is any way other than to format and reinstall? The sys... Read more

A:0x000000F4 BSOD

Your issue could be related to the use of so called registry tools like RegCure and ASO. You may have deleted something critical to the function of your lap top.You may have to reinstall your os.Here is some information relating to Registry Tools:Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:? Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.? Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to wh... Read more

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Hello. I'm now having this very same error. I get it about 45 seconds after windows loads (XP Pro SP2), it even happens even if I don't log in (if I leave it at the login screen, after 45 seconds or so, it comes up with the 0x000000F4 error).

Anyway, I can boot into safe mode, there's no problem there, I've done the chkdsk /r /f stuff, still no fix. It only ONCE has successfully booted to windows and stayed there, that was yesterday (shortly after the problem started happening)... I unplugged my DVD-ReWriter drive and after about 3 or 4 reboot efforts it worked. Since then I've had to use my dvd drive, and have therefore been forced to reboot and plug it back in... As I suspected, I got the error.

I don't believe it's an issue with the dvd drive, as if it was, the problem would have been solved after the first reboot with it unplugged... No?

Anyway, here's the interesting thing; I suspected it might be my page file, so I booted into safemode, set 'No Pagefile' and rebooted into regular windows. The problem happened again BUT, instead of getting a BSOD with a 0x000000F4 error, the system just reboots. I've never actually not had a pagefile set before, so I don't know if this is a completely seperate issue to do with the lack of pagefile, but it's the exact same "MO"; after 45 seconds, the system hangs for about 20 seconds and then reboots (instead of going to a BSOD).

I'm now defragging my hard... Read more

A:BSOD...0x000000F4...Please Help

Oh, it might also be worth mentioning that I got this error immediately after getting that dreaded ATAPI.SYS error (0x0000007A) ... I've had a few of them over the past year, no more than 10 (I built the system in January 2007) but is it possible that the page file could have been corrupted immdiately after this particular BSOD?

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Hi all,

I am getting this bsod's since last week, and it doesn't seem to matter whether it's active of not, had some bsod's while idling.

I've had different error codes:
STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA800A5FAB30, 0xFFFFFA800AF, XFFFFF80003786350)
STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA800AD3DB30, 0xFFFFF(part missing i think, too fast taking the picture), XFFFFF80003780350)
And a few more like this but didn't save it, cause first I thought it was the same error code every time. Saving the codes from now on.

And i had some error where it said it had something to do with win32.sys, but that happened only once.

The BSOD keeps idling at 'Collecting data for crash dump... Initializing disk for crash dump...' So i doesn't save any minidump files.

What i did:
- Antivirus/anti-malware full scans
- system restore
- checked driver updates
- checked for updates firmware ssd, apparently the Crucial M4 had a '5000 hour bug', their software said no firmware updates were available
- sfc / scannow, it says some files are damaged but it?s unable to fix them, log attached
- chkdsk /f, did it overnight, bsod's
- Memtest, did it overnight for 13 hours, 6 passes without any errors

Does anyone knows what to do next?

A:BSOD 0x000000F4

Update your System Specifications with Speccy, and then copy this information into your System Specifications: Go to your UserCP, and then select Edit System Spec in the left pane. Copy the information from Speccy into the required fields. These System Specifications will then follow your every post.

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I have a Dell laptop and I can't get Win 7 Pro to start at all. It just begins to load the GUI, I see the arrow for the mouse pointer, and then I get the BSOD.

System Restore - fails
Use Last Known Good - doesn't work
Safe Mode - also produces BSOD

I have no other info, other than 0x000000F4, and the 4 long hex codes after it.

I don't what happened to corrupt my laptop. It was working fine, however, a family member let a friend use it for a half hour. I come back home, and now it's DOA.

If Windows won't start, and SR won't work, I don't know what else to try. If I have to do a clean reinstall, it's going to waste an entire day. Just wondering if there's any repair options I missed.


A:Need help with BSOD 0x000000F4

Welcome to SF, Guitarfish.

Please complete your System Specs.

Then follow these directions:


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