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Had BSOD for days then did a system restore and got this.

Q: Had BSOD for days then did a system restore and got this.

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I was getting the BSOD for a few days. I called Compaq and paid $60.00 for them to help me. They walked me through the System Restore Process (which I already knew how to do) it did seem to fix the problem. However the next day (yesterday) I came in and turned the laptop on, and got the screen you should see above. Of course I called Compaq support again and wouldnt you know it they wanted another $60.00 well anyways here I am. I have found that I needed a Windows Installation Disc which I do have (I have another laptop exactly like the one messed up) I inserted the disc and went into the CD Rom startup and the disc ran etc. However it is not fixing nothing it restarts but keeps going to the same page you see above. Please help.

Preferred Solution: Had BSOD for days then did a system restore and got this.

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A: Had BSOD for days then did a system restore and got this.

Are you sure they did System Restore and not Factory Recovery? There is a big difference.

Boot the Win7 DVD to run Startup Repair - Run up to 3 Separate Times using the DVD provided in Step 6 of Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start. Report back results.

Here is How to Boot A Computer from CD or DVD - YouTube . While in BIOS setup, check that the HD is detected under Storage Devices. Then either set the HD first to boot and use the F key given on first screen to trigger the DVD or set the DVD drive first to boot followed by HD in BIOS setup.

The Compaq factory preinstalled Win7 is a badly corrupted install by all of the bloatware they lard on it. I would strongly consider since you'll have the DVD getting the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 .

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Believe me I've done my research, but I'm not getting it. I go into System Protection, but I don't see a calendar or drop down where I can create a point 20 days back. I'm running Ultimate.

A:Will System Restore go back 20 days?

Hi. . .

What exactly do you mean by "create a point 20 days back"?

When a restore point is created, it is done so at that exact moment in time; hence one created right now would be 10 Feb 2008 0023 hours EST.

Please clarify.

regards. . .


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I have tried to perform a system restore to a time before 11 Nov, but even though the on screen message says "You have successfully restored your system to 5 Nov etc" it has only restored back to the 11th as microsoft security essentials says it was updated 3 days ago and in the system restore history there is no record of any system restore before the 11th. The reason for performing a system restore, was that on startup I noticed that CPU usage in task manager was occasionly showing 0% which I thought rather odd as it dosn't normally go below 1% and thought that a system restore would rectify this. If anyone has any ideas on how to fix this , they would be most appreciated.

A:Unable to restore system to more than 3 days ago

Go to system restore
When it asks for what day to restore to, on the bottom left, check the box show more dates.

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Please forgive me if I am posting in the wrong location. I am familiar with forums, but an inexperienced user.

On Feb 18 I turned on my laptop and received the black boot up screen with the options for safemode, networking, or normal. When I attempted to boot it brought me directly to the screen stating I needed to preform a system recovery or diagnostic. I have been in IT for a while and have never had issues working with system restore before. Laptops, however, are new to me. As is Windows 7.

I preformed the system diagnostic and it led me to do a system restore. I did this to the point I knew my computer was fine, before installing itunes. (I hate apple and everything about them). My computer rebooted and everything was fine. It popped up with the regular window: Your computer has successfully been restored to Feb 17. I ran some maintenance and preformed my virus scans. Nothing appeared to be wrong. It ran fine all day and that evening. I shut down my laptop before bed and everything went smoothly.

The next morning: Feb 19. I booted my computer up. It started just fine and went to windows. When the desktop screen appeared there was a command window and a popup in the background. It took about 120 seconds for the command window to disappear and the desktop to come up. The pop up stated Your computer has successfully been restored to Feb 17.

TODAY: FEB 20 - Booted my computer. Same issue. Gets almost to desktop. Opens command window. Shows popup Your computer has succ... Read more

A:Startup days after System Restore

Do you know if it is in fact being re-restored to Feb 17 on every boot---or is the message not true?

What entries do you show in the startup tab of msconfig?

Do you have any tasks scheduled?

I really have no idea what is going on and have never heard of this. The above are just some things that come to mind.

Have you considered a restore to Feb 16 or earlier, just to see if maybe you then get a message about "your computer has been restored to Feb 16"?

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Went into system restore. I need to choose a "restore point" but not sure which one to safely choose. The options are:

Install: Windows Update

System: Schedule checkpoint

The dates are very recent. Which do I choose??

A:Forgot password that I reset few days ago. Went into system restore

Choose the most current, if it goes past the point that you had a problem. If you did not make any changes, the only effect of update will be that you have to install the upadates, again. No personal stuff should be touched.

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Hi there! I am looking for some good advice. I have a 32 bit Home Basic version of Vista and am having a problem since I installed Earthlink Accelerator. I have had 3 extensive chat sessions with their techs and still can't get it to work and now cannot uninstall it either as there is a file missing. I have a new disk from them to re-install but it won't install the program as it says I already have a version installed (yes, but it is defective!) I have tried to get rid of it using System Restore, but don't have a restore point older than when I installed it (1/30). Can anyone tell me how to manually create a restore point older than 30 days? I have plenty of available space. Thanks! czgator

A:How to create system restore point older than 30 days

You cannot create a restore point further back, you can create one now, or you can restore one previously created either manually or through an automatic checkpoint- You can maunally remove the program if it was installed with the Windows Installer using the uninstaller, or you can remove the program's registry enties through regedit, or you can try to repair Windows, or re-install Windows, and then create your own recovery disk with all data/programs/settings for quick re-install in the future.

Vista Backup Recovery Disks
Repair Install For Vista
Windows Installer Cleanup

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Hi, Im new here and this problem has really been bugging me for quite a while.

Im running a

HP Compaq Presario SR1972CF

Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Intel Pentium D Cpu 3.4GHz
2GB Ram
NVIDIA Geforce 7600 GS

This computer has been restored to factory state for at least 10 times. After each factory restore, the computer would show its first BSOD on the 3rd day before showing signs of stability. The computer would then show various BSODs on the 5th day until the system becomes unusable.

The BSODs are all random and always points to different processes/file name. Initially i thought it was because on the 3rd day Windows automatic updates would install SP3 and hence cause the crashes.

This time however, ever since restoring it to factory defaults 3 days ago, I have not installed any new updates and it is on SP2. I did however, install Norton Antivirus 2006 updates to latest virus definitions and also ran a full system scan.

This morning, the computer had 2 BSODs, pointing to SAVRT.SYS and WIN32K.SYS. I have since removed Norton Antivirus 2006.

I have sent this computer to HP customer service and they reported no hardware failure. Therefore I believe it is a software conflict but I cant seem to pin-point where. I have updated BIOS settings; NVIDIA driver settings and Promise Raid Driver Uninstall utility via the HP customer care page.

Please help me. I am so close to throwing this computer out on the streets. I have attached my minidumps below and I ca... Read more

A:Random BSOD 3 days after factory restore

All three errors are 0x8E and these are almost always caused by hardware and this error is a strong indicator of corrupted memory. Sometimes, however, they can be caused by faulty drivers.

One simply cited a Windows driver as the probable cause and they are usually too general to be of much help.

The other two cited Pool_Corruption as your problem which means the driver pool has been corrupted.

One specifically cited the drivers Savrt.sys (Symantec Antivirus Autoprotect) and NavEx15.sys (Symantec Antivirus Engine) as unable to load. Here is the problem: You have already uninstalled Symantec/Norton.

First, we have seen quite a few people have issues with Symantec. There are better solutions.

Second, Symantec is notorious for leaving remnants of itself behind even if you uninstall it. The issue is so prevelent that Symantec had to create a special Removal Tool for every one of its versions in order to make sure it was fully cleaned from a system. This is to be used after the intial uninstall.

So, go to their website. Find the Removal Tool for the version you had uninstalled and use it.

Keep in mind, if you have installed a different antivirus the old Symantec drivers will conflict with your current antivirus and thus cause system crashes.

Here is the Rule: One antivirus, one firewall, and one antispyware running as real time protection.

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Everytime I boot up windows normally I get this blue screen:


I can boot up in safe mode, safe mode with networking, and safe mode with command prompt. I am able to perform a system restore, and that fixes it until I restart again, then the same blue screen comes up.

It's kind of weird how this happened, I was converint some files on my computer for my ipod for a few hours straight, turned the laptop off, b/c i thought i was done wiht it, but wasn't, go to turn it back on and this happens. I ran norton full system scan, only found cookies, ran speed up my PC, deleted over 1500 files, still that blue screen.


HP dv9500t
Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7500 (2.20 GHz;4 MB L2 Cache;800MHz FSB)
17" HD BrightView WS (1680x1050)
2GB DDR2 Mem
200GB 7200RPM SATA Dual


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:27:39 AM, on 1/20/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16575)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
c:\Program Files (x86)\Bioscrypt\VeriSoft\Bin\AsGHost.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
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New system assembled a couple weeks ago.

After running benchmarking software to test for hardware/software errors begin installing
and application (League of Legends client software) and BSOD at 99% of install. No other software had been installed on machine not proprietary to my copy of Windows 7.

Reboot OS and install of application no problem.

Several days later, BSOD during loading of LoL client.

This morning, BSOD streaming video on YouTube, then again 5 hours later during scheduled AVG virus scan.

AVG was not installed on the system at the time of the first two BSOD, and several other AVG scans have run daily without BSOD.

Attached is RAR archive of these 4 BSOD events.

Using Windows XP for 5 years and only seen 2 BSOD's

A:New system, 4 BSOD in 7 days.

2 of the 4 memory dumps blame networking drivers. As such I'd suggest replacing your networking drivers (both wired and wireless - if so equipped).

If that doesn't fix it, then I'd suggest removing AVG, then using this free removal tool to clean up the remnants: AVG Antivirus and Security Software - Tools download
Then IMMEDIATELY download a fresh copy of AVG, reinstall it and update it.
Then check to see if that fixes the BSOD's.

Summary of the BSOD's:

Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Thu Apr 29 09:04:56.462 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 4:49:45.054
BugCheck 1E, {0, 0, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiKernelCalloutExceptionHandler+e )
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Thu Apr 29 04:14:34.908 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:07:16.500
BugCheck 1E, {0, 0, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : NETIO.SYS ( NETIO!WfpTimerWheelTimeoutHandler+9b )
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Tue Apr 27 01:36:35.751 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:32:22.343
BugCheck 1E, {0, 0, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiKernelCalloutExceptionHandler+e )
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Previously had a BSOD two days ago discussed here http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...requested.html which seemed to be related to Acronis.

Haven't uninstalled Acronis yet but got another this morning - System Service Exception. Any information very much appreciated.



The bugcheck was 0x3b (0xc0000005,,,) = system service exception
--> exception = 0xc0000005 = memory access violation

The NT Kernel listed as probable cause, which is impossible. NT got the blame because of a call to a 3rd party driver, most liklely the first one listed below. These must be updated -

BASFND.sys Thu Apr 24 19:17:12 2003 (3EA87078) - Cisco or Broadcom network driver
tifsfilt.sys Wed Aug 29 08:37:29 2007 (46D56889) - Acronis TrueInage
UltraMonUtility.sys Thu Nov 13 20:10:30 2008 (491CD006) - Utlramon mirror driver - possibly Roxio..?
I also see you have Symantec/ Norton installed. It most likely is involved in this crash as well. I suggest that you remove NIS, N360 or other Symantec/ Norton product otherwise you'll be back for additional BSOD help.

Use the Norton Removal Tool.
Download the Norton Removal Tool (NRT); save to desktop. Then go to desktop, RIGHT-click on the NRT icon and select Run as Administrator. When complete - re-boot.

NRT - ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/englis...moval_Tool.exe

Reset the Windows Firewall to its default settings -
START | type FirewallSettings.exe into the start search box | click on FirewallSettings.exe above | select the Advanced Tab | click on "Restore Defaults" | Click Apply, OK

I would recommend MS Security Essentials --> http://www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/

Acronis is your call of course. I can only tell you that it too has caused its fair share of BSODs.

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I have a Lenovo B560 with Windows 7 x64. Sequence of events:

1. Played music from a WD external HD with WMP. Music stopped playing and a terrible constant sound is coming out of the speakers (which began a year ago and happens sporadically), no other programs running besides WMP.
2. BSOD appeared while the noise kept going, so I held down the power button to turn off the laptop before reading the error message
3. After 10-15 minutes, turned laptop back on and proceeded to Safe mode. Hit the red shut down button on the bottom right without logging in on the log-in screen.
4. Next day (today), turned on laptop and computer froze while loading the log-in screen, I get that blue screen but it says Please Wait and never gets to where it allows me to type in my password (this happened many times before but I was able to resolve the issue by uninstalling Lenovo's Veriface).
7. Knowing it won't unfreeze itself, I proceed to shut down the computer by holding the power button down. Rebooted in Safe mode with networking. I then went to the Action Center to try Troubleshoot and it picked errors, told me to send them to Microsoft and didn't provide me with any further instructions.
8. Proceeded with system restore to 4 days prior (earliest reset point) and was able to log in without going through Safe mode.
9. When I tried to right click a file on my desktop I received the error "Windows Explorer has stopped working" with these details:

Problem signature:
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A:BSOD using WMP,system restored to 4 days prior followed by many errors

We need the all important dump report. Please follow directions and try again

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Hi all. When booting up my PC it causes a BSOD at the Window password screen displaying the error 'Driver_irql_less_or_not_equal'. The only way I can start the PC is by booting whilst hitting F8 and choosing 'Last known good configuration'.

I've tried to do a system restore twice but it caused a BSOD both times. I am running Windows 7 64 bit.

Please help?!

Thank you.

A:BSOD with drive message + System restore = BSOD again

Try booting in safe mode with networking and uploading a jcgriff2 report


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I screwed up a program and now it won't run right. Can I turn back my computer to say... Jan 1 or something? How?

A:How can I restore to a few days ago

Here you go:- System Restore - How to

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So, this all started earlier today when I installed the newest Catalyst drivers for my Radeon X850 graphics card. After which, when I attempted to start one of my video games (namely city of heroes), I was confronted by error messages stating that my graphics card and/or drivers were not compatible with several of the game's parts.

So I decided that with this new problem, in addition to a couple of other things that I did to my computer today, that I would do a system restore to yesterday, before any of these things were isntalled and such.

So after I use the system restore, when my computer is attempting to start up regularly, it gets to the point where it has the black screen with the windows logo and that moving blue bar. After this screen disappears, the screen goes black, and on one occasion, I got a glimpse of the blue screen of death, and then the computer proceeds to restart and offer to start up in safe mode. I have done several system restores to differant points, and none of them seems to get rid of the problem.

I can start the computer in safe mode and have things work okay, except for one thing. I tried to run my anti-virus software, just as a no-brainer kind of thing, and I get this error "Error occurred with communication with NOD32 Kernel server" (which, btw, was not there roughly 10 minutes before my first system restore of the day, before the problems started)

I don't know if anything you guys might know might help me here, but I th... Read more

A:BSoD + System Restore

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Hello. It all started when Chrome did not open internet shortcuts.It gave a message that ChromeHTML
did not have an associated program.I use Chrome for a year and I never had this problem before.
After searching,i found out that there isn't any solusion(nothing worked,not even registry fixes) I
tried the last thing icould think of,a system restore wich gave me the BSOD and restarted my
I forgot to say that I uninstalled Chrome.
Itried again and the same.Beside this every seems to be working fine.
Any help will be usefull
Thanks Stathis.

A:BSOD During System Restore

Hey there!

BugCheck F4, {3, 8a71ac78, 8a71ade4, 82e5b3b0}

Probably caused by : wininit.exe
Every bugcheck is 0xF4s. This could mean that there's a virus, a failing harddrive, failing RAM stick/s. Run SeaTools(DO NOT RUN FOR SSDS) SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use Also run MemTest86+ for 8 passes. It must be MemTest86+. RAM - Test with Memtest86+ Scan your computer for viruses using Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

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Last night I had a audio ad virus I did a system restore and after loging on to my desk top a few sec later I got the Blue screen of death. im was only able to run the computer in safe mode but as of a hour ago I managed to atleast get admin to work so now im on norm start up on admin any thought's

A:BSOD After System Restore

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:32:34 PM, on 7/5/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16611)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtDCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Services Manager\DocMgr\bin\WavXDocMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Dell.ControlPoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Security Manager\BcmDeviceAndTaskStatusService.exe
C:\Program Files\AirPort\APAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\CenturyLink\Desktop\CenturyLinkTouchPointAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\CenturyLink\QuickCare\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SCServer\SCServer.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/USREL/1
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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I just did the Dell System Restore, and I backed up all my documents to an external hard drive. I redid the windows setup, but then it blue screened on me with iastor.sys mentioned on the readout before my computer reboots itself. is there anything i can do?

A:BSOD after system restore

Some TDSS malware may be the cause
How to remove malware belonging to the family Rootkit.Win32.TDSS (aka Tidserv, TDSServ, Alureon)?


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I System Restored to fix a problem when my computer couldn't pick up any mic. It gave me quite a bit of problem when it finished though, BSOD'ing after 5 minutes of log on. I undid it and worked fine.

The next day (today) I got on and BSOD after 5 minutes. System Restore attempts have failed, and I've resorted to booting in safe mode to avoid the BSOD. After running Malwarebytes and other scans, I can clearly say that it's no part of a virus or trojan, but rather that of my own meddling. How can I solve this problem?

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Heres my issue. Recently I have had issues with my pc freezing up on me. When doing this, I would restart my pc manually by holding the power button down. Well I did this yesterday and it gave me the notification of :Windows could not start because of a computer disk hardware configuration problem"

When seeing this I tried to go into safe mode, starting windows normally, start windows to when it last worked properly. Well each and every option would take me to the windows screen and then a blue screen would pop up for like a second and then it would take me back to the black screen again so that I could make a selection.

I decided to use samsung 5 recovery by pushing f4 and restored everything. I lost all my data, but i didnt care thinking that as long as it worked it was fine.

Well, it didnt work. i installed some programs and when you do, it ask you to restart pc so that proper installation takes place. Well I did and once again it brought me back to the black screen. Once again, I tried to make a selection and once again the blue screen would pop up and take me back to square one.

I partitioned my disks like six months ago because I upgraded my hard drive to an ssd drive so I dont know what the issue is. At this point I cant restart my pc because if I do, I will have to restore everything again in order to get my pc working again.

I followed instructions and here are my zip files. I am hopeful that you guys can help me out.

Thank you so much.

A:BSOD after system restore

There are two storage devices. One is a Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 HDD and the other is a Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250G.

Where you have installed windows? On the SSD or on the HDD?

Asking, because there are some discrepancies there.

The HDD is partitioned as ..... ITEMVALUEPartition Disk #0, Partition #0Partition Size 100.00 MB (104,857,600 bytes) {SYSTEM RESERVED?}Partition Disk #0, Partition #1Partition Size 271.00 GB (290,984,034,304 bytes)Partition Disk #0, Partition #2Partition Size 406.26 GB (436,218,101,760 bytes)Partition Disk #0, Partition #3Partition Size 21.28 GB (22,846,373,888 bytes)And, the SSD is partitioned asITEMVALUEPartition Disk #1, Partition #0Partition Size 400.00 MB (419,430,400 bytes)Partition Disk #1, Partition #1Partition Size 232.88 GB (250,056,015,872 bytes)But, the recognized partitions are (without System Reserved) .....ITEMVALUEDrive C:Size 271.00 GB (290,984,030,208 bytes)Drive D:Size 400.00 MB (419,426,304 bytes)Drive E:Size 406.26 GB (436,217,049,088 bytes)Free Space 332.34 GB (356,843,413,504 bytes So, windows is trying to boot from Disc 0 Partition 1 (labeled as C) Which is on the HDD, and Disc 1 Partition 1 (the SSD) is missing, apparently.

We need to understand the situation a bit more clearly. Follow Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image and let us see it.

After seeing it, we may decide the next steps.

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So I recently suffered under the wrath of the blue screen of death again with the stop code of : 0x000000F4 (0x00000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA800B5595E0, 0xFFFFFA800B5598C0, 0xFFFFF80002FCB460). I can't afford to lose the stuff I have on there so I'm trying to avoid reformatting it but I have the option to if all else fails I guess. The computer cannot boot so I cannot turn on system protection. I can't get past the logo screen.

Things I've tried:

Start-up Repair (failed)

Last good configuration (failed)

System Restore (says I cannot without turning on system protection which I did not turn off EVER)

Any other suggestions?

A:BSOD, cannot system restore

does it boot?

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I have a Dell desktop system with XP Home that was brought to me due to a BSOD. I was told that the computer was infected with some "buy me to remove viruses" malware and the customer tried to remove it by doing a system restore.

Now all we can get is a BSOD at boot time.

The error that is displayed is:
0x0000007e (0xc0000005, 0x805e492e, 0xbacbf3bc, 0xbacbf0b8)

which I tracked down to:


There is not any additional information displayed on the screen.

I have booted the PC with a UBCD for Windows and have run SuperAntiSpyware in quick scan mode, but that has not resolved the problem. I have also checked to ensure that the registry files exist as I have seen these files missing or corrupted due to a similar problem.

Right now, a full SAS scan is in progress and it has noted a few other issues, but I doubt that will find anything else of note.

Are there any other options besides doing a Repair install of Windows? I have an XP sp2 cd that I can use, but would rather not if I don't have to.

If there is any additional information required, please let me know.



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So when I system restore using a restore point I made manually then after it finish I restart then that's when the BSOD appear. I tried using system restore in safe mode but the restore points are gone and I can't use restore points too. Please I need help! I follow this > Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions but when I run the SF_Diagnostic_Tool.exe there's no folder appearing in the desktop, I'm currently in safe mode and this information all I had:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000007e
BCP1: C0000005
BCP2: 8D2630C2
BCP3: 80786680
BCP4: 80786260
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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I'll try using the SF_Diagnostic_Tool.exe but I don't what's the problem, there's no folder showing up.

A:Got BSOD when system restore


Please navigate to:

C:\Windows\Minidump and post up the .dmp files located in that folder.



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My wife's laptop apparently had some issues while I was away. I told her to leave it alone, and when I got back and turned it on it recommended a check disk prior to loading windows. I let it do that and it ran through a bunch of repairs. Afterwards it tried to load windows but got a BSOD. In safe mode I tried system restore to a date a few days before my wife started commenting about problems. It ran overnight and in the morning I saw a message saying it was unsuccessful.

thanks in advance for your help

A:BSOD before and after system restore

Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause.

Scan the system for possible virus infection.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
If it comes clean, stress test the CPU. Do the Small FFts and Blend test.
Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95
And, test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.
If these two are also clean, enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump. Also upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.

Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.
How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.

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Hello i need help on how to restore my computer back like 2-3 days ago, like bring the restore calender up,

I had this program up before but i forgot where it it..

I remember it was a calender where i can pick a day to go back.

Anyone can help?

A:How to restore computer to 2 days ago

It's System Restore

Start>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore

or C:\WINDOWS\system32\Restore\rstrui.exe where c: is the system drive

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I recently used System Restore in an attempt to remove a virus from my computer. The virus seems to be gone, but now whenever I boot up I get a BSOD after ~30 seconds or so on a consistent basis. I am attaching a minidump in hopes that someone could help me isolate my issue.

A:BSOD on boot-up after a System Restore

One report does not solve the problem. Can you send all or most of your dump reports. I will be very happy to analyze and help you.

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First of all I'm a novice at computers. I have Dell XPS 400, Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz (2CPU's). Memory: 1022MB RAM. Microsoft Windows XP professional.

My problem is whenever I launch iTunes and Soldier Front I get the Blue Screen of Death. I've un-downloaded and re-downloaded both of them and it never really worked.

iTunes: Download completes but once iPod is plugged in, BSOD appears.
Soldier Front: Re-downloading, after about 20% if completion of download, I recieve a message saying "File is corrupt" If you need a screenie I can re-dl and post it up. Before I un-downloaded, every time I launched the game I got the BSOD.

I've tried system restore but it says it failed. After a couple of tries Id ecided to try the Safe Boot option using msconfig then system restoring there but the system restore still failed.

Any suggestions? (sorry if some of this don't make sense, if you need more info/questions, please ask me)

A:Related with BSOD and System Restore


Analyze the most recent dump file located in....
C: > WINDOWS > MiniDump >

Once it's done analyzing, look near the bottom where it says "probably caused by...."

What do you mean by "un-downloaded"? Uninstalled?

Run in SAFE MODE. If no errors then it is probably driver related.

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I recently put together this computer from parts piece by piece. Unfortunately all these problems started on a particularly large upgrade including new motherboard, processor, heatsink, ram and gpu. So I'm not sure exactly what is causing this problem. Sometimes when I start up I get a BSOD, often a random cause, I've never seen any consistency. And that can cause up to 3-4 BSOD's in a row on boot up until eventually a system repair is attempted, which has to perform a system restore. After the system restore I get another one or two crashes before I am able to keep my computer on. Then a couple of days later, I might suffer the same bizarre chain again.
Any ideas? I'm fairly new to this whole computer building and troubleshooting thing.

Thanks for your help,

A:Many BSOD on boot up followed by system restore

SSD's were temperamental when they first came out, but their reliability has improved greatly over the last year or two. There are 2 things that MUST be checked on systems with BSOD's and SSD's:

1) That the SSD firmware is the latest available for the SSD
2) That the storage controller drivers on the motherboard are the most recent. They must date from late 2012 or later. This is ALL controllers, not just the one that the SSD is attached to.

MSI Afterburner (along with Riva Tuner and EVGA Precision) are known to cause BSOD's in some Windows systems (it's driver is usually RTCore64.sys). Please un-install it immediately!

If you're overclocking, please stop the overclock while we're troubleshooting. Feel free to resume the overclock once the system has been stabilized.

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable! :

Just FYI - these look to be drivers from an OEM system. As such, a number of the older storage controller drivers may not be needed. I'd suggest contacting the OEM for assistance with these.

iirsp.sys Tue Dec 13 16:47:54 2005 (439F418A)
Intel Raid StorPort Driver

nfrd960.sys Tue Jun 6 17:11:48 2006 (44... Read more

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Before the system restore, after i finally figured out which sticks were bad, my OS decided to not load up "all" the time. I would have to keep resetting it until it loaded up. But this time I let it do its repair, the first few times it said it couldnt fix the startup. Finally it eventually said I could do a system restore point, so I did. There wasnt a date on it.

First my desktop was completely cleared and missing, so were my documents. Except for a few program shortcuts. I found all my folders and files in their respective folders, Users/(username) and such. But the fact that those are supposed to link to my desktop! I looked in the desktop folder and all my things were there, and I'm logged in as the right user, yet my desktop is empty. Same thing with the documents.

Not only that, I cant install anything, all my programs work, but every installer gives me an unknown error, one actually said it couldnt find the file, that I JUST clicked on.

What gives?

A:Bad ram caused BSOD's, led to a system restore and..

IE also has its colors strange.. When I download something, the DL box is entireley dark gray, and when I highlight text, its a navy blue instead of its usual blue, the fonts look a litle different also.

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Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600 - Bios V1.00

After running System Restore, receive this message;
System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and
settings were not changed.

System Restored failed to extract the original copy of the directory from the restore
Source: %System Root%\registration
Destination: ComPlusStaging

Tried all restore points, same result
Someone help me find the corrupt or damaged file so I can delete it.

Need help. I forgot to tell you guys that I am as of now stuck with a BSOD and that was the reason I turned to system restore but it appears to have failed me.

I need to way to either restore or fix the bsod.

A:BSOD + System Restore fails!

If there was a BSOD there was probably a reason for it and it can happen for any number of reasons including hardware related failures. Have you run any diagnostics on your hard driver? How much free space is there on your hard drive?

What was the initial reason for doing the system restore?

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I did a system restore and in the middle of it I got a blue screen. When the system restarted I got a black screen with a cursor and nothing else. No log-on screen.

I'm using Windows 7 and it infuriates me that it doesn't offer any kind of repair install like XP does. I've had nothing but endless problems ever since upgrading to this crappy OS. I tried startup repair which failed. When trying to use system restore from that menu, it failed with an application error of rstrui.exe.

So basically:

I can't do startup repair because my system technically boots even if it doesn't start up right so startup repair recognizes the boot as successful.
I can't do sfc /scannow because a system restore that will never complete is pending.
I can't do a repair install because it will only let me do that from the desktop which I cannot get to.

Please, what do I do?

A:Got a BSOD during system restore and now I can't boot

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So today I did a system restore on my laptop, a Sony Vaio, and for some reason it re-started my computer in repair mode. Repair mode was taking unusually long to complete so I held the power button to restart my Laptop. (I've done this before without any problems). Windows loads and I log in, but after 2 seconds of loading the BSoD pops up and my computer automatically restarts.

Upon restart, Windows loads regularly. After the Windows logo does it's usual loading animation It takes me to a black screen. I have the options to:

Run in Safe Mode
Run in Safe Mode with Networking
Run in Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Run Windows Normally

It doesn't matter which option I choose, beyond this point the computer takes me to a black screen which I always notice, right before the log-in screen loads, except, the log-in screen doesn't load and the black screen stays on the screen.

Comp Specs:
For anything I missed this site has a lot of the specs: Sony VPC-EE31FX specs

? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? Windows 7
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Yes
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Pre-installed
? Age of system (hardware)? I have no clue, I bought it like last year.
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? I formatted the laptop one time about 4-6 months ago.

Sony Vaio #VPCEE31FX
AMD Athlon II X2 P340 / 2.2 GHz
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A:BSoD today after system restore

Try a Startup Repair - Windows 7 Forums

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Hi, I would need some advice with Win 7 system restore
A couple of days ago my laptop, a Sony Vaio, had a BSOD (it just flashed, I don't know what it said) after having woken up from hibernation. After that Windows didn't want to boot. So I went in RE to system restore and tried to restore it. I won't bore you with the details but after a lot of error messages I somehow managed to log in as admin and start rstrui. It turned out, I have two images. For one (my twice-a-week-instant-restore-point) I get the message that the image file is missing. When I try the other one (Windows Update on the same day as this happened, I don't know if this can be the cause. Well, either this or the laptop falling off a table some days before the BSOD.) I get an error message again, it says I should run chkdsk /R. Since I can use the command prompt I tried this but it was slow as hell. I mean there were like 450 000 pieces of data and it analysed one in 1 min.
So my question is. Do you think, I have other options than reinstalling the whole system? I have already done it once, like a year ago when the same thing happened, and I want to avoid it by all means having to do that again. It was an ordeal of two days and I didn't quite enjoy it.
I'm not in a hurry because I have dual boot and my Linux works just fine but I still would be thankful for some suggestions.
Thank you in advance

A:System restore not working after BSOD

Our knowledgeable members do not even use System Restore. Download the free Macrium Reflect. Make an image of your HD and put in on an external drive. Do this once a week. Now no matter what happens, virus, cant boot, anything that happens, you can replace your OS with the image. It saved me twice. This is much better than SR. With restore you may lose recent downloads, with Macrium, if you update after every download, you will lose nothing when you use the image. Good luck
Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download
I would bite the bullet reinstall. make and image and every week thereafter. In that way you will always have an image of when the install was in pristine condition.

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After 2 days straight of trying to get my laptop back up and working (I had the "syetem cant start because win/sys32/config is missing" error) I have managed to finally be able to boot into safe mode, as I would get the BSOD and error message stop: 0x0000007e (0xc0000005, 0xba9c8756, 0xbaccf42c, 0xbaccf128) if I tried to boot into windows normally. I'm not entirely sure but I think the last program I installed was Ultramon, which might have messed around with my drivers... and just before that I think I installed Omega drivers (I had ATI)

So I thought I will just run system restore, and hopefully all should work out OK, but when I tried that, I get System restore cannot protect your computer, please restart.... blah blah, I checked in services.msc if the service has started, and it hadn't, so obviously I try to start it and I get the error the system restore initialization process failed Error 2: the system cannot find the file specified. I have no idea what file is missing, Ive never had this error before and thats all it says.

I have checked my system volume folder where the restore info is kept and it seems like the restore points are still there...

Please help me with either of these errors, I looked on the internet for the stop message and couldn't find anybody at all with the same message, so I really have no idea what to do.

Any other info you need just ask, my specs are:


A:Cannot start system restore. & BSOD! =(

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Can you guys please help me? Okay, so last night my sister was using my laptop, she was just downloading some photos on Facebook out of nowhere it froze, but seconds later it's okay again then it froze again. Until I decided to check it, but my damn laptop was so buggy and so effin' slow.

And then, I decided to restart it, fortunately, I successfully restarted it, but I thought it would solve my problem; I was wrong. It's still buggy af. So, I decided to System Restore it, twice, but both failed
with the two Restore Points I made back then. I have a Windows 8 CD, btw. Moving on, of course it'll restart
by itself and I decided to reinstall it because for I don't know what reaso all the options in Advance Options didn't work.

BUT the moment I reboot it, I'm stuck in Black screen like it's just black! Then, I rebooted it again, suddenly Preparing Automatic Repair appeared, it lasted for like a minute then the BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH appeared.

I tried to fix it using the Windows 8.1 CD I have, but the moment I press a key which it told me to, after a minute the CD stopped spinning. It's already 5AM and I'm still trying to fix it, but it's always the same (BSOD LOOP).

I think the.updates messed up my laptop because ever since I updated it, my laptop started acting weird like so slow. Please I desperately need your help, guys!

A:BSOD after failed System Restore

Hi thatdoggonegirl,

What error(s) do you get exactly?

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Bought a bare bones kit, Asus motherboard amd 8-core cpu 1TB wd hardrive, 8GB memory, It all went together fine, I installed w-7 64-bit os system that went fine, Then I partitioned the drive, 500GB & 431GB the windows-7 64-bit on the 500GB, formatted the 431gb partition and installed w-7 32-bit from my old PC, which I had backed up on to an external drive, When i try to start the w-7 on 32-bit, Screen flashes blue, not enough time to read what it say's then just goes back into the windows logon, Can still get into my w-7 64-bits fine, any suggestions would be appreciated, Thanks

A:Did a system image restore now get bsod

Trying to install a backed up old version of Windows onto a completely new computer will not work. If you had created the an image of the old 32 bit Windows with a program such as Macrium Pro you could use the redeploy feature in conjunction with it's bootable CD or USB thumb drive to install the image, but this program is not free.
The reason it will not work is that the new system has different drivers & hardware & many other variations that prevent it.
The only other alternative is to do a completely fresh reinstall the Windows 32 bit OS, as you have done with the 64 bit one. Then you can copy over your personal files from the backed up drive.
Of course you will have to reinstall all other software programs that you have as you can't copy those across, so you will need their activation codes.
With all this in mind, why bother installing the 32 bit Windows at all. If you have to do all this you may as well just use the 64 bit system & reinstall all your software in the 64 bit version. This might require buying the 64 bit versions of the activation codes if necessary. Your personal data files should work after you copy them across.

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I was originally tryng to solve a problem with Task Scheduler and found this information. There was positive response,so I tried it. See my remarks below.

"Re: Windows Task Scheduler service is disabled, can not be started Originally Posted by TomasD

Please try the following:
Open an elevated Command Prompt by right-clicking on CMD.EXE shortcut in your start menu and selecting Run As Administrator from the context menu.Type the following commands:
REG EXPORT HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Schedule %TEMP%\Schedule.reg
REG ADD HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Schedule /F /V Start /T REG_DWORD /D 2Reboot the computer.

When I try to create a basic task I get the same issue. Followed the above exactly.

When I rebooted, the computer asked for the password, as usual and booted as usual about 30 seconds after rebooting I got the BSOD and Msg My first problem with Win 10

your PC ran into problems and needs to restart. We're just collecting some error info, and then you can restart. (0%) complete)
If you'd like to know more, you can search online for this error: CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED

Still at 0% after ten minutes, seems frozen, did a hard reboot and tried to use the "command prompt, as admin, SFC/SCANNOW but could only get SFC typed before it crashed again. Typing this from my laptop Sure could use some help.

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A:BSOD CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED trying system restore.

Hi Cadillac Bill,

Welcome to the 10forums.

For a next time when a bluescreen occurs, please read BSOD Posting Instructions & How to upload files

Since you have upgraded from Windows 7, please consider a clean install.
With the upgrade, several bugs may occur that causes system instability.
Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums
If you have already done a clean install, or don't (yet) want to do it, please follow instructions below

Diagnostics Test

 Clean boot

Please try the following:
Open taskmanager
Go to the tab startupdisable everythingSearch msconfig and open it
Go to the tab servicesCheck 'hide microsoft services'Uncheck all other servicesClick apply and click okReboot if asked
See if the problem persist, if the problem does not persist enable in the startup tab in taskmanager 1 item and in the services tab in msconfig also 1 service, reboot and see if the problem persist. Keep doing this until you find the culprit or there is nothing left.
If the problem still persist, try booting in safe mode and see if the problem still persist.

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This morning I did a system image restore from a two week old image resulting in a BSOD quickly after when I was using the pc again.

The BSOD happened after like 10/15 minutes or something.

Had it something to do with updates/drivers? Like an antivirus that was updating in the background?

I really hope if someone would take a look at the zip I included in this post.


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First few times, I had to do something to my BIOS, then the next problem was my display driver, BAD_POOL_HEADER, USB drive problem, now the next message just displays as if it wast he first time I've seen this screen.

I followed the mini kernel dump collection faq, so here's my upload, I think I did it right. Please help me find the problem and a solution for it.

A:32-bit BSOD, happens daily, having to do system restore a lot.

Hello and welcome to TSF, YOitzODELLE!

I'm an amateur debugger - so I apologize if I'm not as specific as most.


I Checked the System Log in Event Viewer for additional error messages that might help identify the device or driver that is causing bug check 0x8E - I saw nothing of importance except a few updates from today - 2009-08-21T14:46:17.813, They could have interfered with some drivers/programs - but I'm not sure yet.

You said you had messed with your BIOS - how so?
What was your display problem?
What was your USB problem? - Is there anything currently in any of your USB ports?
You also mentioned system restore - did you do so?
You also mentioned you're getting BSODs daily - why did I only get one?

Analysis HERE:

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Undocked Windy\Desktop\TSF_Vista_Support\TSF_Vista_Support\Mini082109-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*DownstreamStore*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Kernel Version 6002 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 6002.18005.x86fre.lh_sp2rtm.090410-1830
Machine Name:
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Hi. I'm not sure if this is in the wrong thread so if it is could someone change it? Anyway, about yesterday, I got my first BSOD in over 4 years. I was like, woah, this is suprising, but I figured it was no big deal. When the computer rebooted, Windows Defender User Interface had stopped working, even when I tried to open it in the start menu, and my AVG was clean and out of active components so I couldn't run a scan. I decided to try system restore as that usually fixes the problem, but my system restore said that it couldn't restore becauase of disk failure. I tried to CHKDSK /F but it said "The type of file system is NTFS. Cannot lock current drive. Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)", and I type N. The gui doesn't work as well.

I've recieved more and more BSOD's that ranged from 15 minutes to 1 hour and I'm now desperate to fix it. Some of the error codes I've gotten are : STOP: 0x0000007F (0x0000008, 0x803D3130, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) and STOP: 0x0000007F (0x0000008, 0x83D3130, 0x00000000, 0x00000000). If anyone could help me it would be much appreaciated!

A:BSOD + System Restore not working

Hi and welcome to TSGF here is some info on your error code
(Click to consult the online MSDN article.)
One of three types of problems occurred in kernel-mode: (1) Hardware failures. (2) Software problems. (3) A bound trap (i.e., a condition that the kernel is not allowed to have or intercept). Hardware failures are the most common cause (many dozen KB articles exist for this error referencing specific hardware failures) and, of these, memory hardware failures are the most common.
General Causes {KB 137539} Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP
Windows Stops Responding with Stop Error 0x7F Error Message {KB 814789} Win 2000, Win XP (when running Terminal Services)
Windows NT 4.0 Setup Troubleshooting Guide {KB 126690} NT 4 (Recommendations for the current error message are buried down inside this article, which isn’t necessarily limited to NT 4.)
info found here http://aumha.org/a/stop.htm

have you tried running malwarebytes and superantispyware from safe mode down load and update before using, for safe mode try tapping F2 on boot, you can also try system restore from there or from your install or recovery disc, you should also consider going to our security and hijack section and have them check out your machine I would do this first before doing anything

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Have attached report and dump file. It happened after full system restore and have not installed all windows updates. When I do that get a problem with a CI.dll and have to do boot from recovey disks.

A:BSOD after full system restore


I have just been going through the Windows Update forum, and noticed your other thread. There isn't actually a huge amount of detail in the one dump provided, although as I understand it, you have since received more BSoDs.

Therefore, can you please re-upload your files: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...m-restore.html

and I will take a look.

However, there are two things to go on. One is very weak, and I shall only go down that route if required.

However, there is a stronger line of inquiry. "It happened after full system restore" This immediately suggests that possibly, just possibly, this is a hardware fault.

Since you have some corrupt files in your other thread, (and actually, there *is* one tiny hint of this in your dump file, please may I first suggest that you test your hard disk drive with SeaTools for Windows: SeaTools for Windows

Run a SMART check if you can, and a Short and Long Self Test. Did any of them fail?

Thanks a lot, and the very best of luck!


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Can someone provide some detail about the differences in
content between Win7 system repair disc, system restore point and system image?
And perhaps I should add Dell ISO recovery image to the list.  I don't know (yet) if that is different from the Win7 system image option, or if the latter invokes the Dell ISO recovery image program instead.  If it matters, I have a Dell Precision
5510 laptop.
At the very least, is each option a superset of the other, perhaps in the order that I specify above?
Ideally, what are the folder names that each contains, if indeed their content can be described by complete folders?
I am trying to determine which of those options I need to create in order to have
complete recovery capability.
I have read the following support.microsoft.com articles:
Those descriptions are indequate for my purposes, in part because of differences in terminology.
For example, the System Recovery Disc option "can help you repair Windows", whereas the System Restore (Point) option "restores your computer's
system files".
In that context, are "Windows" and "system files" synonyms content-wise; or is one a superset of the other; or do they have some non-overlapping content?
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I have Windows XP and I had a lot of duplicate application files and I tried moving them to one location--now some apps do not work. At work, the techs can go into the system and restore it to what it was several days prior to whatever day I am having a problem with my pc at work. How can I do this at home?

A:Solved: restore pc settings to two days ago

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hi i cant get my systems restore to go back a few days as iv files that i need for work but when i try to to back a few days it wont go back as any one know how to fix this problem as i need these files as im doing a exam nxt monday ur help wud be so greatful thanks

A:i cant get my systems restore to go back a few days

Files are not going to be restored with a system restore . . how many restore points do you have?

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Hello, yesterday i returned from a 3 week long vacation to find my computer not working. When i got home i noticed that it was on and not responding at all. Apparently my father, who does not have a computer of my own borrowed mine one day to check his work email one day while i was gone. It had been on for 10 days straight in 95+ degree weather with no AC.

The problem:
I start the computer and it starts loading windows. I see the words microsoft corporation and the loading bar for about 30-40 seconds (much longer than usual) then the screen flashes blue very very quickly, too fast for me to see any of the bsod info and the PC reboots. This exact same thing happens when i boot in safe mode and when i hit use last known good configuration.

I have booted with my vista x64 install disk and run startup repair, which fails:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairV2
Problem Signature 01: ExternalMedia

I also tried system restore from this disk which also fails saying unspecified error. The system cannot find the file specified (0x80070002).

Memtest shows no errors.
I took the HD out an put it in my other computer, the same exact issues occur when i try to boot from it but when i booted on my other drive i was able to successfully copy over my 50gb of documents that i really dont want to lose.
Is this hard drive dieing or is this install of windows just broken? What can i do to find out and is there any possibility that i can avoid doing a comple... Read more

A:Vista BSOD and System restore failure

Hi from what I can find there is no proper fix for this most of the info relates to a failed back up and having access to your desktop which you do not have,a reinstall may be your best option

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First, I apolagize for spelling/grammer I am on my iPod.

My computer gets a stop BSOD error on startup. I have been booting from my CD and using system restore. All of the errors are: System restore failed to extract the file (D:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\aomp/nents) from the restore point.
An unspecified error occured during system Restore. (0x8007007b)
I have one other error which I will post soon. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I cannot use my computer.

A:BSOD on startup, error on system restore

Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

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I kept getting the bsod and did not know what to do so I used the factory restore disc that came with my computer after backing up my files. However even after restoring my cpu back to its original configuration I still encountered the bsod when I played my favorite Microsoft's FSX. I have included my system specs, who crashed report, bluescreenview, and minitoolbar report. Not that I am a techy at all but just have read what others who have had the same problem been ask to do so I did those and have posted them below. Please help.

Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium
Version 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002
System Model m9500y
System Type x64-based PC
Processor AMD Phenom™ 9750 Quad-Core Processor, 2400 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 7.99 GB
Available Physical Memory 5.93 GB
Total Virtual Memory 19.7 GB
Available Virtual Memory 17.6 GB
Page File Space 12.0 GB

Dump File : Mini022812-02.dmp
Crash Time : 2/28/2012 1:33:29 PM
Bug Check Code : 0x0000003b
Parameter 1 : 00000000`c0000005
Parameter 2 : fffff800`022e6f25
Parameter 3 : fffffa60`0b4dfa30
Parameter 4 : 00000000`00000000
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+5a490
File Description :
Product Name :
Company :
File Version :
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+5a490
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A:Help! BSOD even after system restore to factory settings

Here is the urlto my test results http://www.pcpitstop.com/betapit/sec.asp?conid=24820177

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