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BSODs Bad_pool_caller and Clock_watchdog_timeout Win7 64bit

Q: BSODs Bad_pool_caller and Clock_watchdog_timeout Win7 64bit

- x64
- Fresh Install on Fresh Drive
- System Builder Windows 7 home premium
- System is 1 month old
- Install is 1 month old

I am getting BSODs and system freezes. Originally, I did not get a BSOD, just a system freeze and now I am getting two BSODs. bad_pool_caller and CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT

Brand new hardware all around.

i7 2600k
2x4gb ram
Asrock Z68 extreme4 Gen3
Asus DVDRW
Corsair 750W PSU

No videocard. Using integrated video for the time being.

Requested files attached.

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Preferred Solution: BSODs Bad_pool_caller and Clock_watchdog_timeout Win7 64bit

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

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

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

A: BSODs Bad_pool_caller and Clock_watchdog_timeout Win7 64bit

Quote: Originally Posted by robertheadley


- x64
- Fresh Install on Fresh Drive
- System Builder Windows 7 home premium
- System is 1 month old
- Install is 1 month old

I am getting BSODs and system freezes. Originally, I did not get a BSOD, just a system freeze and now I am getting two BSODs. bad_pool_caller and CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT

Brand new hardware all around.

i7 2600k
2x4gb ram
Asrock Z68 extreme4 Gen3
Asus DVDRW
Corsair 750W PSU

No videocard. Using integrated video for the time being.

Requested files attached.


Related to Soluto.sys PCGenome Core Driver from Soluto LTD. I would remove it.

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Hi,

My BSODs continue. Starting to wonder if it could be a motherboard issue. Have been running many memory tests and none reports issues with the memory.

All components are less than 5 months old. I have re-installed Windows from scratch several times and I dont have a antivirus software installed. I have replaced the OS disk with a completely new one, since I thought at some point it was related to the hard drive.

Please, any help would be really appreciated!

Regards
Wilhelm

A:Win7-64bit BSODs

Hello,

Please run driver verifier: Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

Run Prime95 as well; all three tests: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...t-prime95.html

...Summary of the dumps:

Code:

Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Sun Feb 20 07:02:04.652 2011 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:29.603
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiAgeWorkingSet+1c2 )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xA
PROCESS_NAME: LogonUI.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xA_nt!MiAgeWorkingSet+1c2
SystemProductName = X58A-UD3R
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``

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RELEVANCY SCORE 69.2

Hello!

I bought a pc two weeks ago and I had random BSODs without dump files so I reinstalled the operation system (win7 professional sp1 64bit).
I used it for a week or so and BSODs appeared again, but now at least I have dump files (I attached them). I would appreciate any help or suggestion and sorry for my bad English.
Thank you!

my config:

OS: Win7 proffessional 64bit sp1
MotherBoard: ASUSM5A97 PRO
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.20GHz AM3 BOX Black Edition
VGA: Zotac GTX460 768MB DDR5 (latest 280.26 driver)
Memory: KINGSTON 4096MB HyperX XMP DDR3 1600MHz CL9 (2x2gb kit)
Power Supply: COOLERMASTER GX 450W RS450-ACAAD3-EU
HDD: WDC WD4000AAKS

Memtest ran till 8 passes with both mem sticks in.
HDD sentinel didn't see any hdd error.
I don't overlock.

A:Random BSODs win7 64bit

I will leave the BSOD help for the experts in BSODs. But do you know that your graphics card requires 450w to run and then you have everything else to power and you only have a 450w psu? This means your system will be struggling and will be contributing to your crashes if not the full cause of them.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 69.2

Just today, the 28th i started getting bombarded by BSODs, like 8 of them on diffrent games such as:

Battlefield
Starcraft
Arsenal of Democracy

I added all the minidump files. Unfortunately i cannot diagnose those as my debugger is giving symbols errors even though i installed it and reinstalled it...

I used the one with Windows SDK...

My video card 5750 Radeon ATI Mobile
help analyzing those would be great help.
My CPU i7 720 Q 1.6 GHz

My memory 8 GB PC 8500.

Small update:

It doesn't just happen on games. When i surf or just use partition software...

I downloaded latest adapter for my Intel WiFi. I had this laptop for two months, it hasnt been crashing like this before...

A:BSODs on Win7 64bit from NETw5s64.sys

Hello,

Please follow these directions: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

Remove Norton with this tool: ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/englis...moval_Tool.exe

Replace it with MSE: http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials

If the BSODs persist, enable driver verifier: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ed-473665.html

...Summary of the Dumps:
Code:

Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sun Aug 29 00:47:34.367 2010 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:11:03.101
BugCheck D1, {0, 2, 0, fffff88004621fb5}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for NETw5s64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for NETw5s64.sys
Probably caused by : NETw5s64.sys ( NETw5s64+13fb5 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xD1
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sun Aug 29 00:36:04.742 2010 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:13:03.285
BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa800c6376f0, fffffa800c6379d0, fffff800023c85d0}
Probably caused by : wininit.exe
PROCESS_NAME: wininit.exe
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_C0000005
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sun Aug 29 00:22:26.230 2010 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:07:33.964
BugCheck D1, {0, 2, 0, fffff880044... Read more

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My system is about two years old, and over the past few months I've been getting various BSODs. It seems to me that it is related to a memory issue (or HDD?), but I have not been able to narrow it down at all.

I have tested each stick stick individually for hours with Memtest86+ but I have gotten zero errors. I also have another computer with the same specs running fine, so I do not believe it is due to incompatibility between the mobo & RAM.

I've attached the requested files and really appreciate any insight into my problem.

Windows 7 Professional 64bit Full Retail
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P
Memory: Mushkin Model 996599 (4 x 2GB)
GFX: NVIDIA 9800GT
HDDs: 2x Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB in RAID1
PSU: Thermaltake Toughpower XT W0229RU 750W

A:Multiple BSODs; RAM Issue? (Win7-64bit)

Hello and welcome to 7 Forums,
Start off by removing Norton. Norton is a known cause of BSOD on Windows 7. Use this removal tool when done: Download and run the Norton Removal Tool to uninstall your Norton product | Norton Support

Use Avast or Microsoft Security Essentials with Windows Firewall in it's place.

Next, update these drivers.





Quote:
iaStor.sys Fri Dec 05 09:47:09 2008
Intel Matrix Storage Driver

iaStorV.sys Thu Apr 09 04:57:17 2009
See Above

PxHlpa64.sys Sat Feb 03 10:24:22 2007
Sonic CD/DVD driver (used by many different CD/DVD programs) - if you do not know what driver uses this program - rename this driver (see note below)




   Note
Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers and rename PxHelp20.sys to PXHelp20.BAK
This will break your CD/DVD program, but can easily be renamed after we've finished.
Regards...

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 34, {50830, fffff8800f339788, fffff8800f338ff0, fffff80002c7cdaa}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!CcGetVirtualAddressIfMapped+6a )

... Read more

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So I built my third PC in May of this year and have been increasingly experiencing problems. These problems include inability to install SP1, IE crashing, Firefox crashing, and even more frustrating, BSODs.

The errors I received when trying to install SP1 were 0x80070570 and 0x80070490. I looked them up and tried all the suggestions that I was allowed to do. For example, I was not able to complete a disk check before startup because of some error.

This led me to finally do a repair upgrade which was suggested in some forums. I followed a PCWorld article and did what they told me until during the upgrade repair, I received error 0x80070241. It says some of the install files were corrupt or something along those lines.

I am not very computer savvy, so if you can please provide a link for help that requires me to do something above a normal computer user's capabilities would be appreciated. I've started graduate school and I really need my computer to not crash and BSOD. Please help and you'll have my undying gratitude forever! Thanks!

A:BSODs then error 0x80070241 during win7 64bit repair upgrade

Here is my SF Diagnostic Tool results. Please let me know if I'm doing anything wrong. Attachment 227600

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Hey guys. Background on my system: It's a Dell Latitude E6520, purchased July 2011, Win7 Pro 64-bit. Has been very stable for me until recently.

In the past few months I've managed to catch some malware, and a couple times successfully fixed the issue (or so I thought?) with Malwarebytes and other methods as needed. Lately, past few days, I"m not sure why, but the system has been unstable. I was getting multiple BSODs and thought I fixed the issue. If the computer goes on idle though, it can't be woken up and if I press the power button it'll shut right down (usually, if I was going to hard boot like this I'd need to hold it down a good few seconds). Powering back on brings me to the startup repair options. Only a couple times have I been able to get to the actual startup repair menu where I could run all the different options, such as fixboot, etc., and I have done that. Most of the time the system begins checking for startup issues and never gets past that point before I have to hard boot again. then I just select "start windows normally". I do have a startup repair disc I created, but I've already tried the options and it's not solving my issue.

Just now I searched for issues related to certain .dll files showing an error in the Event Viewer; sysmain.dll and wcp.dll are the ones I see under error code 1005 for two days ago and yesterday. Not sure what to do about this - unfortunately I cannot find my windows 7 disc (not even sure if my system sh... Read more

A:Multiple BSODs, startup and idle issues in Win7 Pro 64bit

Hello the BSOD team will have you do and follow these instructions before they can do anything.http://http://www.sevenforums.com/bs...tructions.html

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RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

Hello, new to the forum. I'm usually good at googling and finding answers to help myself. But this time, I need someone more knowledgable. I am including a Speccy Snapshot link. Well today I was playing The Vanishing of Ethan Carter on max settings. I also had a Firefox tab open and was uploading a video to Facebook. And, I also had Nvidia ShadowPlay on and was recording my gaming session. All of a sudden I got the Clock_WatchDog_Timeout BSOD. Then it stopped dumping at 45% I left the computer for awhile, came back, and was still stuck on 45% Probably a bad idea, but I then restarted my PC. I'm not too comfortable with trying to reproduce the same BSOD, did some googling, and decided to see if someone can help me pinpoint the issue. Is my CPU bad? I will admit I do have my CPU overclocked to 4.6ghz, but honestly don't even know if I did anything right. I'm not exactly a pro at overclocking. I don't have anything in the Minidump folder. How can I go about making Win 8.1 save dump files? Whatever info you need from me let me know. Thank you for your time!
 
http://speccy.piriform.com/results/hVKBFV328skk4ma6sbYcQDF

A:Clock_Watchdog_timeout win8.1 64bit

You need to stop overclocking and see if the problem persists.
 
I can't do much witout a dump file unfortunately.

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Hey there! I got another BSOD today but this time it was not the hardware one it was the Clock_Watchdog_Timeout. All i was doing is surfing the web and had done for 30 mins.

If someone could check the files and get back to me i will be very great full.

Thanks

A:Yet again more BSODs :D Clock_Watchdog_Timeout (FILES INC)

Bump- Really need your guys help! Thanks in advance

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I've been having constant blue screens for a long time.

It used to be on Windows 7, but I made a post and there were no replies so I tried to upgrade to 8.1 (already had a disc) hoping to have that solve some problems.

They are less often now but I've still had 3 today.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, this is a very frustrating problem for me.

Note for attachments: The one labeled 'TEST' is from this install of Windows 8.1, the one labeled 'Cory' is from the Windows 7 install, I included it because there are dozens of dump files in there that might also be useful.

A:Constant BSODs CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT

Hi captainkoala,

Welcome to the 8forums.

Please test your hard drive Hard drive diagnostics
Please open an admin command prompt (right click windows logo and choose "command prompt (admin)" (without quotes)), enter "chkdsk /r" (without quotes) and if asked.
Chkdsk /r will scan for bad sectors on your hard drive and try to repair them.

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Hello,I my orginization we have multiple Yoga 12 systems.users with this platform are almost exclusively suffer from blue screen with stop code 101 - CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT.I wonder if there is any BIOS or other update which fixes it.thanks 

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Hello,I my orginization we have multiple Yoga 12 systems.users with this platform are almost exclusively suffer from blue screen with stop code 101 - CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT.I wonder if there is any BIOS or other update which fixes it.thanks 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

When I hibernate my laptop and try to turn it back on it gives me blue screen with Bad_Pool_Caller problem. Anyone knows how to solve it?

I'm on Win 8 CP 64bit
I've attached minidump rar

A:bad_pool_caller on win 8 64bit

Please provide this info: http://www.eightforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Hibernation issues usually involve video, storage, and chipset drivers - please update them all. If you already have the most recent versions, please uninstall them and then install a fresh copy.

Running the May and June memory dumps (11 of them).......
And nearly all of them blame HssDrv.sys - a driver component of HotSpotShield.
Please uninstall the program to see if it fixes the problems.

You have a 341 mHz overclock - I'd suggest removing that until the system is stable again.

Please check the links below for drivers dated 2009/10 and earlier.
Then use the links below that to find and update these older drivers.
In particular, your chipset drivers are very old and should be updated.

The following info is just FYI, I've already addressed the issues that I saw in the above paragraphs

- Further info on BSOD error messages available at: http://www.carrona.org/bsodindx.html
- Info on how to troubleshoot BSOD's (DRAFT): http://www.carrona.org/userbsod.html
- How I do it: http://www.carrona.org/howidoit.html

3RD PARTY DRIVERS PRESENT IN THE DUMP FILES
Code:

kd.dll Fri Feb 17 23:37:13 2012 (4F3F2AF9)
SCDEmu.SYS Thu Feb 09 00:59:50 2012 (4F3360D6)
WdFilter.sys Fri Feb 17 23:35:36 2012 (4F3F2A98)
wfplwfs.sys Fri Feb 17 23:30:50 2012 (4F3F297A)
taphss.sys Tue Sep 15 15:58:23 2009 (4AAFF1DF)
Rt630x64.sys Wed Oct 19 08:12:55 2011 (4E9EBEC7)
ig... Read more

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A few times lately I've gotten random BSODs with the message 0x000000c2 BAD_POOL_CALLER and also I got one the other day that had 0x1000008e KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED. Both were always caused by the files ntkrnlpa.exe and win32k.sys. I haven't updated any drivers lately but they're up to date, windows updates are done as they come out, and I haven't installed anything new hardware or software wise for about a month (these crashes started just last week). I have also scanned thoroughly with various utilities for viruses and malware and there were no results. I have run memtest for 20 hours and verified that there was nothing wrong with my RAM, and I have run various hard drive error checking utilities and my hard drives are perfectly fine every time. The BSODs don't seem to be related to any specific action I do... I have gotten them in the middle of browsing the internet, while moving and renaming files, and even once just not even touching anything at all as I was out of the room and came back and it was on the screen. Also lately I have had an unusual amount of random freezing and sometimes even crashing lately with every program I use regularly so I think that could be related. Could someone tell me please what's most likely causing these, if it means something potentially fatal to my hardware or data, and how to fix it?

A:BAD_POOL_CALLER BSODs

Let's collect some more information: I'll have a look at it and help you try to resolve the problem. Please follow the instructions: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 8, 7 & Vista(Note: When you run BSOD_Windows7_Vista_v2.64_jcgriff2_.exe, it will also run autoruns.exe ... and both need to be in the Documents folder!)... with one exception to the following line under Step 4:"Create a new thread HERE and attach the file(s)."The BC forums will allow a total attachment size of only 512 kb (and what you need to attach will exceed this limit).Please upload the zip file to a file sharing website of your choice and and post a link to it in this thread so that we can access your uploaded zip file.See the suggestions in the following links for recommendations on file sharing websites:http://lifehacker.com/388284/best-online-file-sharing-serviceshttp://www.hongkiat.com/blog/15-great-free-online-file-sharing-alternatives/http://www.smashingapps.com/2008/08/28/5-best-free-file-hosting-services-to-store-your-files.html

I can recommend : Also suitable is Please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy, and post a link to it in this thread.It is a convenient and accurate way of providing us with details of your computer specifications. Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:
List Installed ProgramsClick Go.
When the scan is finished, a text file will open in a Notepad window.Cop... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 57.2

Hello everyone,

I bought this laptop september 2013 (FYI Windows 8 recently came out at the time) for school. I started having a BSOD (Bad pool caller) when I tried torrenting at the time but only when I had utorrent running. So, I decided to stop torrenting at school and use it strictly for class (Chrome and Microsoft suite). Fast forward to two weeks ago and after having updated a few things, I thought I'd try torrenting again.

I'm still getting BSODs while torrenting which sucks but now I get them without utorrent running. I'm either taking notes on Word, browsing, listening to music or all 3 when it happens. I've got BAD_POOL_CALLER, K_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED and IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL so far. I had more dump files but I think the older ones disappeared when I installed a program to read the dump files (BlueScreenViewer).

Things I've tried :
-Update to latest stable version of utorrent
-Install latest drivers for GPU/CPU/Windows 8.1 (it said wifi adapter is up to date)
-Run C Cleaner for registry stuff and everything else
-Installed MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (found nothing as expected)

TL;DR BSODs while torrenting and now without torrenting

Thanks for your time!

A:Different BSODs, BAD_POOL_CALLER + K_MODE_EXCEPTION...

Please look for updates for the following : Driver Reference Table - appexDrv.sys and Driver Reference Table - netr28x.sys (Your wifi might not be Ralink's).


Code:
BtAudioBus.sys Fri Jun 15 05:17:09 2012 (4FDAA935)
IVT Bluetooth Audio Bus Driver for Windows 7 (IVT BlueSolei)
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=BtAudioBus.sys

BtL2caScoIf.sys Thu Jul 19 11:47:36 2012 (5007D7B8)
Ralink L2CAP_SCO Interface Profile Drivers at Bluetooth Stack for Windows 7
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=BtL2caScoIf.sys

WirelessButtonDriver64.sys Thu Aug 30 05:11:29 2012 (503ED9E1)
HP wireless driver - 1st seen in Windows 8[br]Apparently related to various keyboard functions and FN key
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=WirelessButtonDriver64.sys

Rt630x64.sys Fri Dec 28 01:04:06 2012 (50DCE1F6)
Realtek PCI/PCIe Adapters
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=Rt630x64.sys

RtsP2Stor.sys Wed Jan 23 09:26:31 2013 (50FF9EB7)
Realtek Pcie CardReader Driver for 2K/XP/Vista/Win7
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=RtsP2Stor.sys

SynTP.sys Wed Feb 6 04:26:11 2013 (5111CD53)
Synaptic Touch Pad Driver
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=SynTP.sys

IvtUrbBtFlt.sys Tue Feb 26 03:32:54 2013 (512C1ED6)
Ralink Bluetooth Stack
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=IvtUrbBtFlt.sys

Accelerometer.sys Tue Feb 26 21:08:10 2013 (512D162A)
HP Mobile Data Protection System Accelerometer
http://www.carrona.org/drivers... Read more

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I don't know what happened. After rebooting normally the computer started up with BSODs like BAD_POOL_CALLER and now it won't boot up normally (I'm typing/sending this while in Safe Mode with Networking currently). I'm not sure what to do right now. I could really use some help, bros.

Here are the dump files
http://www.2shared.com/file/FVEP2oCT/Dumps.html
 

A:Computer won't boot normally and BAD_POOL_CALLER plus other BSODs

Probably caused by : ati2mtag.sys

http://www.file.net/process/ati2mtag.sys.html

Relates to the video driver, faulty or damaged and needs to be replaced by an undamaged, new
driver.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-update-a-windows-hardware-driver/
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 56.8

I've been having BSODs about every other day for a couple of weeks. Bluescreen View usually cites ntoskrnl.exe as the driver cause. This most recent BSOD has Bluescreen View citing afd.sys as the driver cause with ntoskrnl.exe+7cc40 as the driver address. This is the same address mentioned in the previous BSODs.

Attached is the requested zipped Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 folder and perfmon.html

Also attached are 2 pics of the info screen from bluescreen view for multiple dump files, giving an overview of each (only the latest dump is represented in the Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 folder.

System specs:
-Win7 pro x64
-OS is original installation
-full retail
-system is ~3 years old
-OS installation age ~3 years (no re-installation/etc. since I built the system, OS was installed clean to new HD, no upgrade from previous OS)

Computer boots up fine, runs for hours just fine. There is no common activity at the time of crash (sometimes in World of Tanks, sometimes just using firefox to browse, sometimes when unattended and no program running other than the background programs). I do hear a buzzing sound as the crash occurs but unsure if that's a cause or effect.

What I've tried:
-swapped out keyboard
-drivermax says all drivers are up-to-date except nvidia display (didn't install the 3D drivers) and they're 296.10 -- pretty recent -- and were a clean install (uninstalled the old ones, safemode reboot and deleted all traces then used driver sweeper, etc.). Sound card drivers... Read more

A:BSODs: BAD_POOL_CALLER; Bad_Pool_Header; SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION

I am a big fan of Nir Sofer's work, BUT blueScreenView more often than not, doesn't point out the correct causes. Similarly Who crashed is even worse.

We prefer to use WinDbg (the Windows Debugging Tools) to read the memory dumps. It is the Gold standard for those of us that do this and often will give us the answer by itself. (we don't need the full jcgriff2 report each time).

If you look at parameter 1 in all the BSV crashes it is a C00000005 (which is a memory exception).

Before we begin to investigate that there is one thing you need to do which may solve the problem in itself.

Asacpi.sys. Yours is from 2005

The pre 2009 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause.





Quote:
Please visit this link: Asus tek computer inc. -support- drivers and download p7p55d le

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P7P55D LE
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5K-VM

Scroll down to the utilities category, then scroll down to the "atk0110 driver for windowsxp/vista/windows 7 32&64-bit" (it's about the 12th item down).

Download and install it.

Go to c:\windows\system32\drivers to check and make sure that the asacpi.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (not before).


If after updating the asacpi.sys you are still crashing with the same parameter please run the following tests

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (Cx05) probably a driver.
Please run these two tests to verify your memor... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 56.8

Hi,

I've never, EVER, in my whole life experienced any kind of BSOD in XP(sounds crazy I know), but lately I've got 4 of them in the last 2 weeks. So naturaly, I'm really iritated right about now.

The first one was caused by tdi.sys and after lots of googling, I downloaded the debugging tool and opened my first ever minidump. Again after a lot of googling, on one forum it was advised that I change the tdi.sys located in:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers

with the one from:

C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386

I did and that BSOD didn't happen again. I was soooo happy.
Few hours later I was greeted by another BSOD and after opening the minidump it said it was caused by afd.sys. That file caused my latest 3 BSODs. What does it do and can I update it somehow?

Before my latest BSOD I disabled the automatic restart so I can see if the BSOD itself gives any more information. Here's what it said:

BAD_POOL_CALLER and below 0x000000C2 (0x00000007, 0x00000CD4, 0x000001AE, 0x89472EEC)
After some more googling I found out that 0x000000C2 is cause mainly by corrupted drivers or something.

After each BSOD, after rebooting, XP starts and works normally. SP3 is running(installed months ago after a fresh windows install).

Please see minidumps attached.

Thanks
 

A:BSODs, caused by tdi.sys and afd.sys, bad_pool_caller, 0x000000C2

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RELEVANCY SCORE 56

Hello. I have a really big problem with my Netbook (Acer Aspire 8930G)

SysInfo: (ran on Safe Mode)
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6500 @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4092 Mb
Graphics Card: Standardowa karta graficzna VGA, 4 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 102499 MB, Free - 86234 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire 8930
Antivirus: None

I have just finished installing Windows 7 Home Basic 64bit (no updates or 3rd party tools installed yet), but unfortunately just after the login I got
BAD_POOL_CALLER 0x00002c BSODs. Netbook restarted and it happened again (same BSOD for like 4th time).

Then just few minutes ago I got IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL STOP Message.

I've attached 4 minidumps for You. Hope you can help me somehow.

What's more, few weeks ago I got this netbook from repair because of keyboard and usb chipsets failures.
Greetings. Volitch.
 

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Hi every one,

i have this machine which is causing too much headache for me,

this machine was having Windows XP 64 Bit,
and it had a lot of BSOD crashes, then i just decided that it's the time to make the move to Windows 7 for this high performance machine, since i was not able to upgrade to Windows 7 because of some applications just working on Windows XP 64 Bit, but now there is a copy of it,

Any way i'm still having those BSOD crashes,
I have replaced the SSD 500GB hard drive with another regular hard drive with no results,
tried to remove and install nVidia Driver,
tried to install a different version of that driver with no results,
tried to remove McAfee AV and installed Kaspersky Internet security 2013 also no result,

now i have grabbed all the data using SF Tool, and i really hope that u can help me with that issue.

thank you

A:BSOD Winxp 64bit, Win7 Pro 64bit many error codes

- you have Bugcheck 116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR
you may want to read this first STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting


Code:
BugCheck 116, {fffffa800acaf010, fffff8800592c134, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+8e4134 )
You can either try updating your NVIDIA drivers, or roll back to the most stable release (preferably WHQL'd)

- Uninstall your KIS 2013 as it's causing BSOD

Code:
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff88003594fa9, fffff88004409740, 0}

Probably caused by : klif.sys ( klif+95fa9 )

Followup: MachineOwner
klif.sys - Driver Reference Table
you can use the tools here Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase

-

Code:
fffff880`038cba08 fffff880`04546802Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\klim6.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for klim6.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for klim6.sys
klim6+0x2802
This is part of KIS 2013, and apparently messing with your TCP/IP connections, which is in conjuction to:

Code:
fffff880`038cb9d8 fffff880`05b4784fUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\yk62x64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for yk62x64.sys
*** ERROR: Modu... Read more

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Hello,

Initially I thought that the trouble was caused by the Avast Virus Scanner " Auto Sandbox" I disabled it but the BSOD'S continue.

There is no sense adding more software to this system until the problem is sorted out. I have a dual boot system with XP Pro as the other OS. I can easily blow out the partition for 7 and start over. But all I would be doing is repeating the same errors as before.

Very discouraging for a new install but I can do it again if that's what it takes to cure the problem.

Thank you in advance!

Tinsby

A:BAD_POOL_CALLER WIN7 Pro 64

Hi,

Your dump does not give a probable cause but seems to hang at avast for some reason


Code:
STOP 0x000000C2: BAD_POOL_CALLER
Usual causes: Device driver, ?Memory
BugCheck C2, {99, fffffa800858ba60, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!CmpCallCallBacks+4f6 )
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fffff880`0aeb0b98 fffff880`02e93125Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.SYS
aswSnx+0x59125
Suggest you to uninstall it completely as it does contribute in BSoD problems.
Download and install free MSE, it's light and does not cause problems on the Windows 7 system. Make a full scan also.
avast! Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for avast! Removal
Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Keep us posted of further BSoDs

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I have just finished building a new system and during the build i got BSOD with the Bad_pool_caller meesage. This has happened 5 times and im getting slightly annoyed. Any help in getting this resolved would be greatfully received.
 

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The two Win7 laptops see each other but, when I try to Homegroup with the Vista laptop I get an error "The RPC server is Unavailable"..did a search on here as well as the net and couldnt find any surefire solution or one thats understandable

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how transfer data from win7 64bit to win xp 64bit?
I searched on google but not found anything, no software. I also tried WET 7xp-64bit but not working.

A:how transfer data from win7 64bit to win xp 64bit?

As you are moving the data in the reverse order to most people I am doubtful whether you will find specific software so I would connect the two computers by Team Viewer and use the file transfer facility.

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Hey,

I purchased the Win 7 Pro Upgrade 32bit via digitalriver, but I've been doing some reseach and probably should have selected the 64bit version.

- Any ideas how I can get the 64bit version?

- For those who ordered the 32bit back-up disc kit for the extra $15 and have received it, does it come with both 32bit & 64bit?

- I've already installed and activated the 32bit version, but when I go to install the 64bit version, will I need to / is there a way to deactivate my initial 32bit install or will this not matter?

Thanks for your advice.

A:Reinstall Win7 32bit to Win7 64bit /backup disc content

Camo15, Welcome to SevenForums
The first two questions call Digital River about a refund and reorder. Have heard that some have had success with that. No need to un activate however if you decide to try to use that Key again then you will have to call MS and talk to them to make it work on another pc if that is your intent. Good luck to you and enjoy!

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I have two 500 GB HDDs, and I installed Windows 7 64bit on one, and 32 bit on the other. When im in my 64 bit OS, I can't access my 32 bit HDD. When im in the 32 bit OS I CAN access the 64bit HDD.
From 32 bit I can access
32bit HDD
64bit HDD

From 64 bit OS i can access
64bit HDD
Why is this?
 

A:Problem with Hard Disk after dualbooting Win7 32bit with Win7 64bit

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I just bought a ThinkPad T400, and 8GB DDR3 upgrade kit. After first log on, I realized the Windows 7 is 32bit. How can I upgrade to Ultimate x64 instead?

Thanks for your help.

A:Win7 32bit Home Premium to Win7 64bit Ultimate: Possible without Clean

I think you have to Wipe and reinstall. You can't go from 32bit to 64bit over the top of the 32bit.

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I have a new Toshiba Laptop (Win7 64bit CORE i3). I would like to run (via usb) and old hdd from my desktop which was 32bit Win7.
I have the old hard drive in a SATA enclosure and running it via USB to my laptop. When I attempt to either copy or read the old hard drive I get a write protect error. I have tried
the MS registry changes to remove "write protection" but the registry entry they call for is non existent in my laptop registry.
My last post on this was annotated as solved...but my explanation was weak. I do not want to run this drive as a permanent addition to my system, I just need to copy some files from the old drive to the new one.
If I attempt to use Control Panel/Disk Management it tells me the old drive is not "initialized". Both options to initialize don't work. Please help I have some very important medical records that must be copied from old hdd to new.

A:Cannot read hdd from old desktop Win7 32bit on new laptop Win7 64bit

Have you tried connecting the old hard drive to the old computer using the SATA connection then connecting your laptop to your network before copying the files over?

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i have a Sony Vaio VPCEG34FX and was running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit i dropped the laptop hard drive toasted. I have my old hard drive with Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit out of my Dell, it boots and runs on Vaio but missing a lot of drivers. Question is I want to put Vaio back to original OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, but i want to keep the files and some programs from the 32-bit OS. Can i install the 64-bit over 32-bit without losing anything and will it run right? I have product keys for both OS's
 

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Hi all,

Hope all is well. I just purchased a Toshiba Satellite P855-S520 laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), SP1 already installed and would like to upgrade it Windows 7 Ultimate.

I had already purchased a retail version for Win7 Ultimate before (the full version not the upgrade) and would like to use this for the upgrade.

I looked around the forums for some advice and found some very useful stuff but I would appreciate if someone could help with the following. My apologies if the answers were posted already. Must have missed them.

1. I read about the Windows Anytime Upgrade feature. Will AU work with the full Win7 Ultimate retail key or does it specifically work with an upgrade key?

2. If I use the AU and it is successful, will the new Win7 Ultimate key be converted to an OEM version as well? The full-version retail key I have gives me the right to install this to 3 computers. I do not want to lose this right since I may use it for different computers in the future.

3. Is it better to go for AU or a clean install of Win7?

Since I just purchased the laptop, I have no personal data or programs installed so I do not have to worry about losing data. However Toshiba has certain software installed with the laptop. My understanding of a clean install is that everything will be wiped clean and then necessary software e.g. drivers, etc... need to be installed again. On the other hand, once I upgrade to Ultimate perhaps some of this software will becom... Read more

A:Upgrade from Win7 Home Premium 64bit to Win7 Ultimate

What`s the need for the upgrade ? Save your Retail Ultimate for another build. But someone will be along to answer your question.

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Just wondering if it would be possible to backup a Win7 32bit system, install a Win7 64bit system then restore the 32bit to the 64bit system?

Simon

A:Macrium Reflect: Restore Win7 32bit to Win7 64bit?

NO -- a clean install is required to move from one to the other. IF you restore an MR backup over an install, it replaces the entire contents of the partition. So basically, you would be going back to the version that you saved to backup.

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Hi folks.

I have searched through the various threads that deal with this topic but have not seen anything that deals with this specifically.

I have a custom built computer I put together last year. I installed Win7 32bit at the time because I didn't want to bite the bullet and reinstall everything. That time has now arrived.

My computer has:

i7 Core 960 2.67GHz
8GB Ram
1TB HDD (Win7 32bit installed)
600GB HDD

I purchased an OEM DVD of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit and an Intel 180GB SSD drive.

I want to install the SSD drive on the computer and install Win7 64bit OS as a DUAL BOOT. This way I will be able to choose to migrate my applications at my own pace. As I install a 64bit version of my Photoshop CS6 for example, I will delete it in the 32bit OS once I have all my settings, brushes etc. moved over.

Should I ?

1. Install the SSD and get it recognized by the BIOS and the 32bit OS.
2. Boot from the DVD of the 64bit OS and choose the SSD as the location of the installation.
3. Reboot the computer after installation complete

and at that point I should get the dual boot screen?

The above is how I understand the process based on some tutorials I've seen for dual booting XP and Vista. Does this work for Win7 32 and Win7 64?

A:Dual Boot Win7 32bit and Win7 64bit on a second SSD drive

Easy - install the SSD and disconnect all the HDDs. Then install Win7 on the SSD and make the SSD second in the boot sequence (first should be the CD/DVD reader). Then reconnect the HDDs.

When you want to boot from your 32bit system, temporarily change the boot sequence (usually via F12 at power-on).

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Hello

I have purchased and downloaded both 32 bit and 64 bit Windows7 Professional (no CDs or media here only download version)

I sucessfully upgraded from Vista 32 to Win7 32

Then I upgraded my hard disk (140Gb 500GB) and RAM (3GB to to 4GB)

Now I would like to go from Win7 32bit to 64bit

When I try and run the Win7-P-retail-en-us.x64.exe file it upacks the box then stops with this error:"We are unable to create or save files in the folder in which this application was downloaded. Please check the folder properties to make sure that you have security permission on the folder to write flies and that that folder is not read only"
I am the System Admin and I have full rights, and have moved the exe and the setup box files to My Documentsand I have modified the directory properties/attributes but I still get the same error over and over.

I searched the posts and some people stated one needs a clean install others say you can upgrade from any version so I am trying the upgrade here especially since the upgrade from Vista 32 to Win7 32 was smooth and did require all the extra work of a reinstall.

Can someone help me here?

Thanks

A:Win7 (32bit) to Win7 (64bit) upgrade install error

I believe to go from 32-bit to 64-bit, you will have to boot off the DVD. The installer is a 64 bit application that won't run under 32-bit. Find instructions to create a DVD if you don't already have it.

Good luck!

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OEM SSD Win7 64 bit on C: I installed a new SSD with Win7 64bit to use as a test drive, but I can't boot to it. I can see the new SSD drive when I am in C:. It is labeled as E: I never gave it a drive letter. Does Win7 issue drive letter sutomatically? When I go into the BIOS at boot up I can't see it. I can boot to it if I remove the power to the C: so it can only boot to the new SSD.

A:Dual Boot issues.. Win7 64 bit & Win7 64bit

Post a snapshot of a full screen Disk Management:

To open Disk Management, press Windows key+r, type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter or click GO. Make it full screen.

See here: How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista - Vista Forums (says it's for Vista but also works with Win 7).

Once you have the image saved, click on the Paperclip Icon next to the Smiley Icon.
In the Manage Attachments window, click Browse and navigate to where you saved the image and select it.
Click the Upload button.
Close the Manage Attachments window.
Click on the Paperclip Icon again and select the image you uploaded. It will be placed in your post.

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I am working on a Dell Studio 1745 running Win7 64 Home Premium. I need to run a piece of hardware (Tascam US122) that is incompatiable with the 64bit OS. My plan is to partition the drive and install Win 7 32bit on the new partition so I can run the mentioned hardware. I've done this on another machine (Dual Boot XP and Win 7) and ran into a problems with the bootloader. I learned to install older OS FIRST because of that. I'm wondering if installing Win7 32bit on a current Win7 64bit machine will cause a similar problem with bootloaders? I'd rather not have to mess with the bootloaders, but I really need to run this hardware. And, since this is a Dell, with touchscreen, and most IMPORTANTLY, a friend's computer I want to be 100% sure I'm not going to cause issues I can't fix.

So, again, will installing Win7 32bit on a new partition of a Win7 64bit machine cause problems with the bootloader, or any other foreseeable problems?

Thanks a bunch!

A:Installing Win7 32bit on Win7 64bit machine?

http://tascam.com/content/downloads/products/311/US-122_Win_driver_3_40_notes_E.pdf

This says that the drivers work with 64-bit Vista. Have you tried using the Vista driver?

Driver: http://tascam.com/content/downloads/products/311/US122_Win_3.40f.zip

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Hi,
I'm presently running Win7 Pro 32bit on an Intel Core2Duo 2.4Ghz 775 socket.

I've just purchased a i5 760 processor, an Intel H55 chipset Mobo, and 8GB of ram.

My copy of Win7 Pro 32bit was acquired through the college I was attending.
I have the installation disk and the license number.

When I reinstall Win7 Pro on my new set up, what do I need to do to make it a 64bit install?

I plan to use to the same installation disk and license number.

thanks
Mitch

A:upgrade from win7 pro 32bit to win7 pro 64bit with same licence

You will need the 64-bit DVD for a clean install
Clean Install Windows 7

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I have a legally purchased win7 Premium (32bit) CD. I purchased a new desktop that is pre-loaded with win 10 (64bit). I prefer to stay with win7.
So:
Question 1: If I do a clean install of my win 7, will it work properly? At least until win7 support shuts down in 2020.
Question 2: Since the new computer has 64 bit architecture, is it possible to upgrade my win7 (32bit) to (64bit) using anytime upgrade?
A little info: I understand there may be a little loss in performance, but, for my purposes, that would be irrelevant. I just don't like win10.
I'm a senior on fixed income. Had to save for a full year to buy the new desktop and simply cannot afford to purchase a 64bit win7 (if it is even still available)! ...and Don't really want to go the 'pirate' route.
Any simple (layman) advice would be gratefully appreciated.
Oh, one more thing. I have made a backup of the win10...in case I have to go back to it in the future.

I have read many of the similar posts...but they were either confusing or not quite answering my specifics.

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I am trying to upgrade from Win7 32bit to Win7 64bit. A tech? instalked a new HDD for me and put Win7 64bit on it. I have another drive that has Win7 32bit on it that I would like to put Win7 64bit on. I have the new 64bit cd and can read directions, I just have no directions to tell me how to do it. The HDD I want to install on has been formatted Win7 32bit, however there is nothing on it of value now so I am ready to do this thing. I have read the directions on how to do a clean install but have no way to know if this would be classed as a clean install. I may not be the brightest bulb on the tree but I am very careful. It's been a few years since I've had the hood up on a computer but I do know my way around inside, even know what some of those things are in there. If there is some one out there that can set me on the right road to do this thing I will certainly appreciate it. Thanks DonS

A:upgrade from win7 32bit to Win7 64bit

Hello Don, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is this going to be installed in another computer, or are you having both hard drives in your current computer to dual boot?

Do you have separate product key number for the second installation?

If it's going to be installed on a separate computer and you have a second key to activate with, then yeah you could do a clean install with it like in the tutorial below.

Clean Install Windows 7

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I am looking at getting new CPU and don't know which way to go.
Windows7 64x or windows7 32x. My Notebook is Win7 32 can I network together with no problems (well almost no problems)

A:Network 64bit win7 to a 32bit win7

they will network just fine.

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get some bsods randomly since 1 month. also wen i try restart. the bsod says collecting information and will restart..but wen it goes to 100%, the pc stalls at bsod screen;so i have to manually power off pc

bsods are:
1.critical_process_died(most common)
2.kernel_security_check_failure(occasional)
3.system_thread_exception_not_handled(Netwbw02.sys) -- occasional

only bsod no. 1 occured in past week.

things i tried but didnt work:
clean registry with ccleaner
run malwarebytes
uninstall and reinstall display driver (did this to the nvidia one only...not the intel one)
avg didnt detect any viruses

however, sfc/scannow did reveal some issues, but dunno how to fix them.
my pc constantly runs at 86C on average in all 4 cores

many thanks, all help is greatly appreciated!
 

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Hello all,

I upgraded my system to Windows 7 32bit (from Vista) back when there was the student discount. And am regretting it now since i work in Photoshop all the time and need more RAM to suppose the work i do. So i'm looking to upgrade my system to the 64bit equivalent of what i already have (Home Premium).
I understand you can't use the Windows Anytime Upgrade for a 32bit to 64 bit upgrade. I also understand you need to do a clean install, which is no problem.

So what my question is, is what product should i buy exactly? Can i get away with an upgrade only? Or do i have to buy the full product?
I still have my Vista CD, so i could re-install the 64bit version of that, then buy the Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit upgrade?
Or is there a simpler way?

Cheers.

A:Win7 HP 32bit - Win7 HP 64bit

Welcome!

You can buy the Upgrade key because you have a previous OS already (Windows 7 32-bit).

You don't need to do anything with Vista, however. You can do a clean install with the upgrade copy. Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Hope this helps,
~JK

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I first had windows vista 64 bit that came pre installed on my gateway laptop I got in june. My college (Arkansas State University) put the 32 bit windows 7 enterprise on the school website for anyone who wanted to install it. Well I went to install it and it said it couldn't go from a 64 bit to 32 bit but my roomate told me to pick the custom install option and then it worked. Now I saw that they have the 64 bit version able to be installed. Would there be any reason why I should upgrade to the 64 bit version or would it just be pointless? Thanks!

A:Win7-32bit to Win7-64Bit

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Matt101905


I first had windows vista 64 bit that came pre installed on my gateway laptop I got in june. My college (Arkansas State University) put the 32 bit windows 7 enterprise on the school website for anyone who wanted to install it. Well I went to install it and it said it couldn't go from a 64 bit to 32 bit but my roomate told me to pick the custom install option and then it worked. Now I saw that they have the 64 bit version able to be installed. Would there be any reason why I should upgrade to the 64 bit version or would it just be pointless? Thanks!



matt if you have less that 4 gigs of ram pointless. It depends more on what you do with your computer than anything else

Ken J+

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Hello!

I am currently using Windows 7 Home Basic 32bit. I acquired Windows 7 Professional 64bit through MSDNAA and was wondering about how the OS change will go.

What I'm worried about are my files. I currently have about 200gb worth of data on my drive and I have no extra harddrives to make backups.

Because I'm going from 32bit to 64bit, I read that a clean install is required for this type of change. My question is, will my files be placed in a "windows.old" folder? Or will I be required to buy an external drive and transfer them all in order to keep them?

Are there any other things that I must keep in mind?

Thank you in advance for any help and responses!

A:Win7 32bit to Win7 64bit

If you're doing a clean install then you will lose all data. I would highly reccomend an external HD to back up your files

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I have a Dell Laptop 1525 Inspiron. I upgraded from Vista about 6mos age. It was 32 bit. Now i have upgraded the Celeron 32 bit
processor to a dual core 64 bit Intel processor. The machine runs fine except I am unable to upgrade win 7 to 64 Bit. I try to
boot up and use the upgrade option and it tells me i must start win7 normally and then run upgrade option. that fails too. Anyone
got any ideas hoe to make the change?

Thanks in Advance

A:Win7 32bit to Win7 64bit

You can't upgrade a 32-bit installation to a 64-bit installation in the sense you're talking about. A clean install is needed.Back up your personal files and choose the Custom option during installation.http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/32-bit-and-64-bit-Windows-frequently-asked-questions

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win7 64 bit

usually very stable PC

recently had a number of BSODs - approx 5 / 6 a day

grateful for any pointers to solve them

a range of events - ntfs to kernel power to apc index failure

thanks

A:BSODs out of the blue win 7 64bit

I'm short on time so I didn't do a complete driver dump. However, based on the below error I would suggest you run a disk check.

Disk Check

Code:
NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM (24)
If you see NtfsExceptionFilter on the stack then the 2nd and 3rd
parameters are the exception record and context record. Do a .cxr
on the 3rd parameter and then kb to obtain a more informative stack
trace.
Arguments:
Arg1: 00000000001904fb
Arg2: fffff880095092d8
Arg3: fffff88009508b40
Arg4: fffff880012d84c4

Debugging Details:
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EXCEPTION_RECORD: fffff880095092d8 -- (.exr 0xfffff880095092d8)
ExceptionAddress: fffff880012d84c4 (Ntfs!NtfsReadMftRecord+0x0000000000000054)
ExceptionCode: c0000005 (Access violation)
ExceptionFlags: 00000000
NumberParameters: 2
Parameter[0]: 0000000000000000
Parameter[1]: ffffffffffffffff
Attempt to read from address ffffffffffffffff

CONTEXT: fffff88009508b40 -- (.cxr 0xfffff88009508b40)
rax=0000ffffffffffff rbx=000000000000f49b rcx=fffffa8008363c80
rdx=fffff88009509610 rsi=fffffa8008363c80 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff880012d84c4 rsp=fffff88009509510 rbp=0000000000000080
r8=fffff8a00b088b48 r9=0000000000000001 r10=0000000000000000
r11=fffff880095095b8 r12=fefffa8004832180 r13=fffff8a00b088b48
r14=fffffa8008363c80 r15=0000000000000001
iopl=0 nv up ei pl nz na pe nc
cs=0010 ss=0018 ds=002b es=002b fs=0053 gs=002b efl=00010202
Ntfs!NtfsReadMftRecord+0x54:
fffff880`012d84c4 410fb68c248c010000 movzx ecx,... Read more

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