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Q: I'm getting blue-screened to death

I've been getting the blue screen of death several times a week, if not several times a day, for several months now. It almost always comes when I am surfing the internet, especially--but not particularly--when I'm accessing video sites such as Hulu or MSN Video, although I don't even need to be playing something in such sites--if the window's even up, it will likely give a blue screen somewhere in the next hour. Lately, though, just running a browser can cause it to blues creen.

My blue screen says at the top something to the effect of: driver-not-less-or-equal; I've never been fast enough to catch the specific numbers, but I can try if they're needed.

I've tested this in the latest versions of: IE, FF, Opera, Flock, and Safari and all equally cause a blue screen crash.

I have an Acer E380 8 month old system with:
Vista SP1
AM2 Socket MB (I believe, and don't know the exact model)
Athlon 64 X2 4400+ @ 2.31 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 (I now just installed a NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT and it did not remedy anything)
Realtek High Definition audio
2GB DDR2 RAM
320 GB Western Digital HD
Came with 250W PSU (I put in a 750W PSU to try some upgrades with the new graphics card, but somehow that combination gave more blue screens so I took both of them out)
I have about 6 USBs hooked up drawing various amounts of power and I use a Wacom tablet as my main mouse/input, but the problem started way before that...so don't know if that means anything.

I also have an old tvtuner card plugged into a PCI slot that was installed once but since uninstalled--but I haven't removed it because for whatever odd reason removing it makes my PC slower. (Thank you Vista.)

I might be pulling at strings, but this problem might have been less before I installed the Vista service pack 1, but then again, I've had blue screens for a long time.

From that exhaustive list...can you think of anything I might do to remedy this problem before I end up frying my system with all these blue screens??? ANY help would be appreciated--and yes, I'm still under warranty, but I'd rather do everything I can to fix this myself rather than send it in and lose 3 weeks worth of work.

One more thing: I've swapped PSU's several times for testing purposes; could I have somehow tugged my MB power connector out of whack to cause this blue screen problem? Probably a stupid question, but I'm willing to consider anything at this point.

Thanks for your help!

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Preferred Solution: I'm getting blue-screened to death

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: I'm getting blue-screened to death

Hi dgal. . .

Welcome... to your first thread in the TSF Vista Support Forum.

I see that you have been a member since last November, but this is your first thread and post. Sorry it had to be under a BSOD watch. Let's see if we can locate the cause.

I need some items and I have a few things for you as well. There is a zip file attached to this post containing a batch file named minidump-msinfo32.bat. Please download it and extract it to your desktop. Right-click on the desktop batch file icon and select Run as Administrator. The black "DOS" command screen will appear and scroll followed by the smaller Vista screen while msinfo32 runs. Give it a few minutes, then go to your documents folder where there should be a new folder named TSF_08-21-08 containing the dump files (with names similar to Mini082008-01.dmp), a text file and the msinfo32 NFO file. Zip the entire folder up and attach to your next post.

In the interim, please check WERCON - Windows Problem Reports and Solutions as it usually does contain information on the system crashes that may prove to be helpful.
START | type wercon.exe into the start search box | right-click on wercon.exe under programs above | run as admin | view Problems to Check & Problem History.

Also check the Device Manager for any red/yellow flags.
START | type dev man into the start search box | right-click on Device Manager up top under programs | run as admin

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi,

I'm new to this but I figured I'd give this a try. This is a repost of my earlier post I did last week. no replies .

I have an Acer Aspire 5110 laptop and recently I've been getting the bluescreen when starting the laptop. Sometimes it pops up after I login, sometimes on the password screen. The bluescreen usually has HSFHWAZL.SYS (i think). After this, windows usually does a disk check. Sometimes it finds nothing, other times it truncates like 15-20 files.

Currently I'm running WindowsXP Media Center Edition.

I downloaded HijackThis and here's the log file.

If I'm missing anything, please let me know. Thanks!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:19:20 PM, on 30/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePerformance\MemCheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
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A:Help im getting blue screened!

Blue screen is Blue screen of Death if it occurs it means that there is some issue with the operating system or the hardware.
it may be the virus issue.
If the error occurs follow the on the screen instructions if it says to restart the computer in the safe mode, try that.
 

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Have an HP Pavilion dv2700 that keeps showing a blue screen with the message:

Problem event:blue screen
OS version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional info about problem:
BCCODE: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack:1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidmp\071515-21184-01.dmp
C:\Users\dv2000\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-31465-0.sysdata.xml

What can the problem be? Please HELP!
 

A:Blue Screened

Hi, some reasons for Blue Screens
New hardware - software installed.
Device driver - Video driver - corrupted - faulty.
Faulty Ram - Overheating - Dying hard drive etc.
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Let us have some Pc specifications.
Check and post
TSG System Information Utility - found here.
http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe
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Post the Minidump files
Create a new folder on the desktop and call it dumpfiles [or something similar]

Look in c:\windows\minidump
Copy the last 4 minidump files to that folder.
Close the folder and right click on it and select Send To Compressed [zipped] Folder.
Windows will compress the file and then save the new zipped file in the same location.

Use the 'Manage attachments' in the 'Go Advanced' reply window below to upload that zip file here as an attachment.
 

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Hi everyone im new to this site but i thought you could help me out?
My computer keeps going thru a loop of blue screening and then restarting really fast. i managed to get the errors down on a piece of paper and would like to know what it all means. i can even get past the Xp load screen.

Stop:0x00000024(0x001902fe, 0xf7975378, 0xf7975074, 0x86e49805)

the only thing i put into my pc earlier in the week was a new video card and its driver.
eVGA geforce 8400gs 512MB if that helps
 

A:I keep getting blue screened over and over again...

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Ok this is how it started...first I will list sys specs so that you know what it is I am running...

Pentium 4 2.4ghz 400mhz bus
1536 meg ddr 2700 ram
Geforce fx 5200 256 meg video card
Intel motherboard Model: D865gbf
Windows XP Pro
Browser: Mozilla Firefox ( i do not use IE )

Keep in mind I have been running a smooth system for over a year now. I frequently run Ad-aware PE, Spybot S&D, Hijackthis , Nortan system works 2004, Avast Virus removal program, and System Mechanic. I am very contious of what and where I download from... I do currently have Kazaa and Limewire on my computer but I do not download anything but music and the last few months the only program I have even downloaded that from is Limewire.

Two nights ago I was playing an online game when all of the sudden for the first time I lost connection. I figured it was an internet issue only to log out of the game and to see my internet was still up and running. I then try to go back into the game ( everquest ) but it would not connect to a server for some reason. Again I thought it was my internet... So i rebooted the computer.
While I was rebooting I noticed that it was taking an awefully long time to reboot....pausing almost a minute or two on each load screen. It normally takes my computer less then 30 seconds to reboot.

After windows was back up and running the boggyness didnt cease... I had somewhere from 4-10 second delays on clicking open a program or the internet. So normally I reboot once more to see... Read more

A:Blue Screened! ahhhhh help please

I'm not a security expert, but this looks just a little suspicious.

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Have a nice cup of stfu !
 

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Please help! I am new to this forum. I tried to follow a tread on this but it got so confussing. Does someone have a step by step reply? Issue is Blue screen "A driver has overrun a stack-based buffer". Its on my teen son's PC (need I say more). System has been down for months got tierd of working on it till now. The begining:
1) System starts and said it had two spywares running at same time. After 4 mins the system would freeze, not giveing much time to do anything
2) I started in safe mode and removed my Nortons since I could not this "other" spyware. After a reboot windows said it removed a few malice files. Forgot the the files for this "other" spyware" but it had a tool bar on IE and ended with (4.1?)
3) System worked fine. However as I tried to install a new antivirus I found that neither of my CD/ DVD drives would work (device manger, would not let me update driver). I even moved the drives to the other IDE controller but got the same thing. After two days I found someone who gave me step by step insrtuctions to remove two reg files. Got the drives to work.
4) Now I have this blue screen message. I have removed one by one each hardware item and I still get the problem.

Please help me! John

A:Blue screened, after other issues

Hello John, Welcome to TSF!

Please read this article? "Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? - First Steps"; follow the instructions very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information; as instructed, in the HiJackThis Log Help Forum.
(Simply, click on the coloured links to be re-directed.)

Please ensure that you create a new thread in the HiJackThis Log Help Forum; not back here in this one.
(Please change the new Thread Subscription to ?Instant Email Notification? so that you receive an email as soon as a reply is posted,)

When carrying out The 5 Steps, if you cannot complete any of them for whatever reason, just continue on with the next one until they are all completed.
However,it is extremely important to make mention of the fact that you could not complete any of the steps in your post to The HJT Help Forum; where an Analyst will assist you with other workarounds.

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.

Good Luck with it.

Kind Regards,

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About 2 months ago I bought a Hp G70-460US Laptop that I've been running Vista Home Premium on and it was working perfectly until earlier today when I started to get random blue screens of death. At first I thought it was just a random crash from running too many programs, but it started to blue screen ever more frequently. Earlier I restored it back to 2 weeks prior but I was unable to run programs efficiently and it still blue screened, so I backed-up all that was important onto an Ipod and did a complete system restore to the factory settings, which took about an hour, and at which point it blue screened at startup before even getting to the administrator log-in screen. I've now attempted to boot it into safe mode, however it no longer even recognized that windows is even installed and asks for it to be, and when booted regularly, it just shows a black screen. I'm fairly certain it may be a driver issue, however seeing as I can no longer boot the computer to get the blue screen, it's difficult to check what the problem actually is now. I've never had this problem before and I'm not much of a computer wiz, so I'm not sure what I should be doing to fix it. Does anyone have prior knowledge or possibly some insight on how to fix this problem? It would be greatly appreciated. I haven't given much information other than the problem itself, so if some is needed, just let me know. Also I'm new to this forum, so if this thread is in the wrong place, I apologize. Edit: I attem... Read more

A:Vista Blue Screened

Hello Werty789,
Welcome to Vista Forums!

I think that there was a little glitch that turned big (sounds weird i know).
But since you backed up all of your files thats super. I would suggest you do a clean installation of your version of vista. This way, you can have a fresh start and hopefully your BSOD will be gone. Also, make sure you allow windows to update itself after installation so it downloads and installs all the proper updates.

Let us know how it goes,
Ben

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debug-CommanderJoe-xxxx.zip.zip I was on google plus and facebook when my BSOD happened I do not know what is wrong and would like to know thank you

A:Was blue screened unknowing why

The cause of the crash is Norton/Symantec, although this crash looks to be a single one which is handled by Windows.
This means that you have nothing to worry and do not need to do anything
If this problem keeps occuring, simply reply again here with a new zip from the DM Log Collector and I'll be notified


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

BugCheck FC, {fffff800714f1fe8, 8000000053c32121, ffffd0002117a0f0, 2}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for BHDrvx64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for BHDrvx64.sys
Driver Reference Table - BHDrvx64.sys

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yo i already did a search on "unmountable boot volume"
i have win xp pro dell dimension 8200
my question is can i use a windows xp home cd to repair my files? will it mess up my windows xp pro?
thx
 

A:help blue screened! boot volume

No it will not mess up your Pro version . . the repair will not run.

Unmountable boot volume will usually indicate a hard drive failure . . Does BIOS redognize the drive?
 

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Hi,

I was just using my PC when it disconnected from the internet. Other devices were still connected so I figured the issue must be with my PC, closed my programs and then tried to restart my PC.

This is when it blue screened with a DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE error. Once the blue screen reached 100% it hung for a good five minutes before I decided to try a hard reset and now it's stuck on the loading wheel and won't boot up. I'm scared to try another restart but I'm not sure where to go from here.

Any help is much appreciated

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when i start up..it blue screens the following message.....stop: {0000218 } registry file failure {
registry cannot load the hive ( file) ;
/system route/system 32/config/software
or its log or alternate.
it is corrupt,absent, or not writable.beginning dump of physical memory
physical memory dump complete contact your system administrator or technical support group.

Please help me
 

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Hi,

I was just using my PC when it disconnected from the internet. Other devices were still connected so I figured the issue must be with my PC, closed my programs and then tried to restart my PC.

This is when it blue screened with a DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE error. Once the blue screen reached 100% it hung for a good five minutes before I decided to try a hard reset and now it's stuck on the loading wheel and won't boot up. I'm scared to try another restart but I'm not sure where to go from here.

Any help is much appreciated

A:My PC Blue Screened and now won't boot (Windows 10)

You'll have to try another restart as there is nothing that we can help you with without the memory dump + system files.

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 & Vista

See if you can boot into Recovery and run Windows System Restore.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Yesterday my machine blue screened and would not boot back up.  I ended up having to remove the harddrive and doing a chkdsk /f /r.  It does boot up, but very slow.  I ran malwarebyte and it found Trojan.Agent.Gen.  It only aloud me to quarantine.  I want to make sure There isn't anything else causing damage.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16555  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.51.2
Run by Dawn at 11:14:17 on 2014-07-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.16366.10597 [GMT -6:00]
.
AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202}
FW: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled* {5BE4D041-DB6F-1935-0AD8-24F3E73C9FC4}
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============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
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A:Blue screened and wouldn't restart

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully. First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding. Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one. If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem. Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me. Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts. If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed. Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean. My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.    Scan with aswMBRPlease download aswMBR ( 4.5MB ) to your desktop.Double click the aswMBR.exe icon, and click Run.There will be a short delay before the next dialog box comes up. Please just wait a minute or two.When asked if you'd like to "download the latest Avast! virus d... Read more

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keep getting blue screened and my computer reboots and I cannot figure out the problem. It gives me different errors every time. And seems to happen at random not during anything in particular.
My build:
Amd phenom II 3.6 ghz quad core psu
Gtx 950 sc gpu
Mai 970 a motherboard
G skill Ripjaw 2 x 4 gb ram
Cooler master 400w power supply
Western digital 500 gb hard drive
Windows 10 64 bit os

The errors I managed to see are
Driver IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL (dxgmms2.sys)
Page fault in non paged area
System service exception
Kmode exception not handled
 

A:keep getting blue screened and my computer reboots and I ca

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My computer occasionally is freezing up randomly with a blue screen.The error is:

*** STOP: 0X00000124 (0x0000000000000000, 0xFFFFFA800082ED028, 0x00000000BE000000, 0X0000000000800400)

System information:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8189 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 66672 MB; E: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 902255 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., Maximus III Formula
Antivirus: Kaspersky Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Windows 7 Blue Screened 0x00000124

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Hey guys I need some help, I just brought my computer to the college dorms, set it up, and was working fine for around 4 hours. Then I got a blue screen while chatting and it said something about checking my hardware. When I restarted, it says "error loading OS".

I restarted once more pressing "delete" and checked the "Standard CMOS Features" and it doesn't show my primary hard drive, "primary ide master : none" but it shows my 2nd slave drive.

Anyone know what happen to my computer?
Is there anyway to fix this problem? No computer at college =
 

A:Blue Screened, then computer malfunctions

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A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
The problem seems to be caused by the following file: partmgr.sys

DRIVER_UNLOADED_WITHOUT_CANCELING_PENDING_OPERATIONS
If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:
Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installtion, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any other windows updates you might need.
If this problem continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advance Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Etc etc..
Installing fresh windows onto laptop, gets to 73% when formating the hard drive then I get this blue screen, tried about 4-5 times. Using a Windows XP cd.
Its a Toshiba Satellite 1905-2301 laptop.
Worked ok before I tried this, just was running slow and laggy from spyware and virus's.
 

A:blue screened while formating hard drive

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A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
The problem seems to be caused by the following file: partmgr.sys

DRIVER_UNLOADED_WITHOUT_CANCELING_PENDING_OPERATIONS


If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:
Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installtion, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any other windows updates you might need.
If this problem continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advance Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Etc etc..
Installing fresh windows onto laptop, gets to 73% when formating the hard drive then I get this blue screen, tried about 4-5 times. Using a Windows XP cd.
Its a Toshiba Satellite 1905-2301 laptop.
Worked ok before I tried this, just was running slow and laggy from spyware and virus's.

A:blue screened while formating hard drive

Did you fdisk the drive before attempting to install XP?

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Hi, recently installed a new cpu motherboard and graphics card. Reinstalled windows, and now the machine is crashing occasionally. It crashes anywhere between instant on start up or 40 minutes into browsing. I uploaded the zip file per your BSOD posting instructions.

I've done a little researching on my own and I think it may have to do with the Realtek audio controller conflicting with my nvidia graphics card in some way. Although since the computer is blue screening I'm hoping your diagnoses might help me figure out if that is actually the problem.

*** STOP: 0x00000124

A:Computer blue screened, details inside.

Hiya and welcome to SevenForums!

Code:
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800a06b028, bf800000, 124}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\cfosspeed6.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for cfosspeed6.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for cfosspeed6.sys
Probably caused by : hardware
Code:
MODULE_NAME: hardware

IMAGE_NAME: hardware

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 0

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x124_GenuineIntel_PROCESSOR_CACHE

BUCKET_ID: X64_0x124_GenuineIntel_PROCESSOR_CACHE

Hmm, is your CPU compatible with your new motherboard? Remove Asus TurboLAN.

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Hi, I am running a laptop with nvidia optimus, using an intergrated card and a 310m geforce. I was using my computer as usual, when it blue screened on me, then rebooted. Afterwards, my resolution was messed up, and the computer no longer dectected the 310m! I have tried reinstalling some drivers, but they do not detect the card. I know the card is there, as I have used it previously.

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For the second time in the last few months We've had a partial network outage that was traced to a blue screened machine. This time, the BSOD referenced storport.sys.  The issue being caused is that the switch gets flooded with unknown traffic and that
goes as far as the uplinked switch that gets taken down.
I can't find anything that stands out in a wireshark trace, but as soon as that machine is unplugged, everything is fixed.  What could possibly be causing this and how can it be prevented?

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I have Windows 7 Ultimate installed on my computer and had it up to date on all of the Windows updates. I also have Windows Vista installed on another drive on the computer.
I was using it earlier and it suddenly blue screened at random. I was just browsing Reddit or something when it happened.
Once it blue screened I couldn't get it to work again. The error code it gave me was 0x000000e for both my Windows 7 install and Vista install (both were working fine before this blue screen).
I got on my laptop and downloaded the system repair and put it on a disc. I ran it on my desktop (the computer having issues) and it repaired the boot issues. However, on the Windows 7 install I can get to the login screen and log in now, but it will spend about a minute or two sitting at the 'Preparing your desktop' message before coming up with a screen with nothing but a teal background and in the bottom right it says this:

Windows 7
Build 7600
This copy of Windows is not genuine

It is a legitimate copy and has worked fine for a year before this happened. The background looks like this minus the taskbar and icons: http://www.guidebookgallery.org/pics...win2000pro.png

The Vista install seems to work fine now though. However, I cannot access the drive that has Windows 7 installed on it from Vista anymore. If I try opening it, it will say 'Access Denied'.
Also, the drive letter for Windows 7 changed after running the repair. It was originally drive letter G but it has been changed to F.

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A:Windows 7 issue -- Blue screened then odd things happened

interesting... ok lets think now... ok i'm assuming you have some knowleage about deul booting.

few questions, can you log in to windows 7 via safe mode? also was this repair disc for windows 7 or vista? and do you have the windows 7 installation DVD?

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Here is the error code and the minidump. Thx

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000008e
BCP1: C0000005
BCP2: 833C6487
BCP3: AA01375C
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\091211-43056-01.dmp
C:\Users\terry\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-96720-0.sysdata.xml

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A:BDOD upgraded towondows 7 and 2010 blue screened

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Amstel117


Here is the error code and the minidump. Thx

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000008e
BCP1: C0000005
BCP2: 833C6487
BCP3: AA01375C
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\091211-43056-01.dmp
C:\Users\terry\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-96720-0.sysdata.xml

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These were caused by a memory exception. Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.
1-Memtest.

*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

2-Driver verifier






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I'd suggest that you first backup your data and ... Read more

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Hello everyone I'm new to the board and I apologize for not having the time to read through all of the beginning tutorials and scanning to see if this has already been addressed on the site. I've learned more about computers in the last eight hours then I could ever imagine. I have a Lenovo T420 running Windows 7 enterprise service pack two. My computer won't boot up in windows regular mode or safemode. I believe I deleted a registry file and that blue screened my computer. My computer has windows bit locker Drive encryption in which I am an administrator and have the key. I have until tomorrow to get my expense reports submitted for the last three weeks so that I can get reimbursed and my computer picked a doozy of a time to get a virus. Specifically the Mal/Iframe-AH that I thought was quarantined. I believe it is this virus that has: Redirected Google, mirrored other websites, taken over all Internet downloads from Firefox and Internet Explorer, told me Skitch needed an update, and I downloaded a SCARY version of Skitch, and fakes the virus protection scan when I ran it. I went into the registry and deleted a file that basically blue screened my computer. I'm at a point now where I can get to the command prompt however I believe the startup repair from bitlocker is overriding my boot up disk. I did change the boot order from advice from a Lenovo rep over the phone but I still haven't seen the start up menu for the Microsoft, I believe, system s... Read more

A:Blue screened because I deleted a registry file and a nasty virus.

Do you remember what file you deleted, which started the blue screening?

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Window XP Professional: when starting, interupted by blue screen with error message Fat 32 D:volume (something) 1DOB-3241 verifying files and service and then system checks out OK and starts. Since loading Windows Live and Live security have had very slow response until all of it is loaded (sometimes up to 45 minutes before I can get on Internet Explorer).
I think my D drive is too full--cannot complete defrag since there is only 9% free space on disk. C drive is nearly empty. I think I have to move some of these files to C but I don't know how. Does anyone know if these problems are connected to error message at start-up or are they separate issues? Had broadband service check over weekend and they said its not their problem. I'm not too techy but fast learner if someone has patience to help....Thanks.
 

A:Blue-screened error @ startup: D: volume service Fat32

To move the files right click on them and select "copy", then make a folder on your C drive and in that folder right click "paste"

Once the files have been moved, you can go back to the D drive and delete them. Don't delete all of the files on D, just the ones you put there.

You should not store any of your files on the D drive, this is most likely a restore partition and should not be used by you.

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I am trying to sell my Dell XPS L401X (XPS 14) that I bought in December of 2010 but I have encountered a serious problem with it. I loaded the computer from factory settings as it had blue screen and refused to start up without startup repair and dell datasafe backup or w/e that program is called. I loaded it up, installed Google Chrome, cleared my history on IE, downloaded MSE, the latest nvidia drivers and java 7 64 and deleted all those and emptied the recycle bin once done installing those. I shut down the computer to install updates and get a blue screen as soon as it passes the startup screen. Every time I attempt to launch using startup repair it just opens up another window with a black screen and the option of startup repair and normal repair, never actually going to startup repair, just continually refreshing every time I select startup repair. Please help I need a permanent fix ASAP as I don't want my buyer to experience these issues and send it back.

A:Windows 7 on Dell XPS L401X Blue Screened, Startup Repair not loading

Proceed through the steps in Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot and see if that resolves the problem.

You may also consider Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 since the system is no longer under warranty anyway. Just make sure you can read the key on the sticker prior to doing those steps.

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I was using my computer as usual and after I came back after eating, I saw a completely black screen. I turned my computer off and as it booted back up it blue screened, telling me there was a problem with memory management.
I turned it back off and fully depowered my motherboard, popped my ram in and out, just in case.
I turned it back on and nothing showed up on my monitor. My mouse and keyboard lit up and I got the regular system beeps. I plugged my HDMI cable into my motherboard with the same results. The cable works and the port on my monitor works as well.

A:Blue screened with message Memory Management, now no longer displays to monitor

Do you have another video card that you can try in the system?
If not, you may want to purchase one from a place that accepts returns (and gives you your money back) - in case you don't need it.

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Hi all, my son's Dell Optiplex all-in-one blue screened once. It then gave options and my son selected reboot. It would then not boot up at all (power is present as screen will come on in HDMI mode) . Bizarrely, by experimenting we realised that it will boot up ONLY if you go through this process every time:
 - remove both RAM
 - power up (it gives the beep to say memory not found)
 - power off and return one of the memory and power on
 - it briefly powers on and then powers off (we worked out that it does this as recognises it has a change in memory)
 - power off and add the other memory
 - again, briefly powers on but turns off. Power on again and voila all OK and boots Windows
However, if you then power down, it will not power back up unless you go through the above again.
Does anyone have any ideas as I am stumped with this and I need to get it working again for my son's school work. Thank you in advance.

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Does anyone know if there is a log so I can copy and paste it here? It's happened a few times since I started connecting to the internet.
 

A:Just got blue screened and "system has recovered from serious error"

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In need of serious help.*
To begin, I am stupid and haven't backed up any of my files so for now a windows reinstall is out of the question. (unless it's completely necessary) okay, so the problem: I was using my computer as normal. Then while on Google Chrome, it started getting slow and said "not responding" this happens all the time, to everyone so I waited and then the dreaded Blue screen of death appeared. Didn't get a look at what it said because it shut down almost immediately. After that it loaded as normal? Which is weird, I think. But got stuck after startup on the black screen of death. All I have is a cursor. Can't do ctrl+alt+del, can't load any of the safe modes. When I go on startup repair, it says "no restore points" on system restore and "could not detect a problem" on system repair or whatever it's called. There must be something to fix this?! :/ I live in hope that the whole system doesn't need to be wiped clean because as I said, I stupidly haven"t backed up my files.*

Can anyone help?? Please?

A:Stuck on black screen of death, after blue screen of death

this sounds like it should be a BSOD thread, post a seperate thread in the BSOD section following the posting instructions for BSODs, make sure you include the dump files, if you don't know how to do that, it should tell you in the BSOD posting instructions.

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HI guys
 
When booting up my laptop in "last known good configuration" mode i keep getting the blue screen of death and the laptop freezes and cuts out and is very over heated. When i have booted up in "safe mode with networking" the latop is still over heating but it dosn't freeze or i don't get the blue screen of death. I am also limited to what i can doin safe mode.
 
Any ideas what the problem could be please chaps?
 
Thanks in advance
 
Tony

A:Blue screen of death on normal boot up but no blue screen in safe mode ?

Exact wording of BSOD error message?
 
System manufacturer and model?
 
Conditions/events which may have led to this?
 
When did problem begin?
 
Louis

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Last month, kept getting blue screen of death with various errors at bottom: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION, IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. Been happening sporadically before but amped up last month for a few days. Stopped until last night, this time I got an orange screen of death and the error was CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION (win32kfull.sys).
 

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Hello everyone.

I have a Toshiba Satellite L450D-13X computer for the kids, and for the price it's a good laptop. Have had no issues with it until two weeks ago when the screen froze for the boys whilst playing a game and downloading a program from the net. Had to do a force shutdown and since then we have a BSoD on every boot-up. This is what we have tried:

On 'Starting Windows' we are given an option of either 'Launch Startup Repair' which ends up as BSoD or 'Start Windows Normally' which reverts back to the 'Starting Windows' option list.
Any attempt to enter 'Safe Mode' results in BSoD.
Attempting to boot an ISO of the Windows Recovery Disk on a USB key (we did highlight it and promote it to the top) results in BSoD. Borrowing a proper Window 7 installation DVD and highlighting this as an option results in BSoD.

In fact, the only option we used that threw up something different was using advanced boot options. On one of these options we got the Blue Screen of Death with the following information:

Unmountable_Boot_Volume
Disable Bios Memory Options such as caching/shadowing

Tech info

Stop: 0x000000ED (0xFFFFFA80023C2CDO 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185 0x0000000000000000 0x0000000000000000)

I don't mind erasing the hard drive and starting again, there's nothing on it that's critical. I'd very, very much appreciate a steer on this. Checked the web for stuff and nothing seems to assist in any other options. I am not particularly tech literate but can follow instructions.

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A:Black Screen of Death/Blue Screen of Death

Hi, malbekh; and welcome to the forum. Please read these threads and post back. We will be glad to help you.

[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-debugging/96879-blue-screen-death-bsod-posting-instructions.html

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A:help again please blue of death

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

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {876f6510, 94b917f2, c0000001, 3}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+77f2 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Its the same issue and the same fix as in all your other BSOD threads.

You could also try install a genuine Windows 7, instead of a counterfeit one.

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I frequently encounter a Dump of physical memory.

normally when using Flightsim 2004, multiplayer session, and Team speak.
this is a spurious occcurance (no set time)


Tec info. Stop 0x0000008e(0xc0000005,0xf6fc1a51, 0xee33d6ec,0x000000000)

sacmxp1.sys address f6fc1a51, base at f6fc1000, date stamp 3fdc74bd.


ms says webstar cable modem driver.

have checked with blueyonder eng who visited and correct driver is installed.

Kind Regards

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I dont know what im doing wrong i am not using alot of memory and i have all the stuff i need to protect my self from viruses, but computer is still running slow and still dies by the blue. please help me.

A:Death By The Blue

NOTE: Please provide the following information for a more detailed response: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

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My TARGA Notebook with Windows XP Pro sp 1 ,256 RAM and 40 GB HDD crashed after rebooting. Before, it was attacked by virus Worm Sohanat and JSTrojan Downloader. I did a scan with BitDefender Free Antivirus v10. It detected the viruses but cannot delete them. Then I used Uniblue Registry Booster 2 to repair the registry. It detected 411 problems within the registry. Then I used Uniblue SpyEraser. It detected 23 problems. It also detected a Rvbot Trojan but cannot be deleted. At last I used the RegRun Platinum Trial Version to do a virus scan. It detected 2 types of trojan. Rvhosts.exe and wuexplorer.exe during windows startup. The trojans can be deleted but when I did a reboot all I see is a blank desktop with no icons and taskbar. I cant even used the task manager eventhough I am the admin. I did used some of tthe forum members ideas to solve the problem but in vain. Pleeeeease Help Me !
 

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please help me thank you
and is this is the genius window

A:blue of death help please

It's your graphics driver,


Code:
BugCheck 116, {fffffa80101ff010, fffff88004acd384, ffffffffc0000001, 3}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+7384 )

Followup: MachineOwner

Loaded symbol image file: atikmpag.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys
Image name: atikmpag.sys
Timestamp: Tue Apr 19 18:22:32 2011 (4DAE3558)
CheckSum: 00050398
ImageSize: 00050000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
You can try this driver,

Legacy

It's the latest one for your card since it is now considered legacy.

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I`ve got a relatively new gaming-computer that about twice a day gets the horrific bluscreen of death. The error message displayed is: "stop : 0x000000f4 (0x0000000000000003,0xfffffa8008ee8b30,0xfffffa8008ee8e10, 0xfffff800031d68b0) .

Is there anyone that has an idea of what one can do to fix it ?

A:Blue death

Hi angelcom, and welcome to TSF.

Try to follow the instructions here >> http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

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About three or four months ago, I have received a sudden computer crash blue screen of death that reads,

YOUR PC RAN INTO A PROBLEM AND NEEDS TO RESTART.
WE'RE JUST COLLECTING SOME ERROR INFO, AND THEN
WE'LL RESTART FOR YOU.

IF YOU'D LIKE TO KNOW MORE, YOU CAN SEARCH LATER FOR THIS ERROR:
KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE
At the time of this error message
screen, it was an endless cycle of restarting my laptop computer because this error message screen would keep showing up preventing Windows from even loading. I could not log on to Windows or boot up Windows at all.

I tried a complete recovery to factory settings using my 5 recovery disks set and it failed.

I then, tried a complete system restore to factory settings using my 5 recovery disks set and succeeded.

However, in do ing a complete system restore to factory settings, I accidentally deleted my system recovery D Drive partition.

Everything seemed fine till I received this same error messag
e again on August 21, 2015
Only this time, I was able to log into Windows and so far have not received this error message.

My question is, what could be the cause of this error message?
I tried the following:
1.) Checked hard drive for errors and there were no errors on Drive
2.) Did a Windows Diagnostic Test scan on Memory and there were no errors or problems found

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A:Blue Screen Of Death

That error message is less likely to be a virus or malware issue so moved to W10 forum
 

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Hi

I'm trying to fix my friend's pc and not having much luck! It's an HP desktop with 3ghz celeron, 1 stick of 512 Ram and 160gb hd. Every so often it will start making a quiet 'beep' noise that will countinue (same amount of time between each beep) until it crashes and up comes the bsod! I've listed below what it says:

Problem been detected & windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your
computer.
If this is first time seen restart computer. If happens again:
- Check to be sure you have adequate disk space. If driver identified in
Stop message, disable the driver or check with manufacturer for driver
updates. try changing video adapters.
- Check with HW vendor for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options
such as caching or shadowing.
Technical info: ***STOP: 0x0000007E (0x80000003, 0xF776543A, 0xF7954B9C, 0xF7954898)
***PCIIDEX.sys Address 0xF776543A base at F7761000, Datestamp 41107B4C

I've checked the hard drive with 'seatools' and it said it was okay (after I had fixed a 'dirty' bit).

My question is, could it still be the hard drive? Is it worth re-installing windows? Or could it be the RAM? i don't wan't to replace the hard drive or reinstall if I dont have too.

Thanks in advance!

PS Apologies if this should be in the Hardware section as I'm not sure if it's a hardware or a software issue!

Freeman

A:Blue Screen Of Death

STOP 0x0000007E SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
A device, system process or installer running at an elevated privilege level encountered an unhandled exception (page fault, debug break, etc).

could be corrupted files stopping you from loading ..

try a repair install using your windows XP CD ROM
boot from CD
select install and NOT R at the first checkpoint., hit F8 to continue .. select install at the next checkpoint where it should then search for and find your current installation .. it will give you a choice to install or repair .. hit R to repair , supply your VLK at the window then wait for the hardware re-installation to finish .. it only repairs the hardware and dosn't affect any prior installations
if it doesn't give ypou that R for repair abort .. you might lose files and installations

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Hello,I was logging out of my desktop when the blue screen came up with the words PFN_LIST_CORRUPT and a paragraph on software or hardware installed correctly or incorrectly at the bottom of the screen the word STOP, under this(0x0000004E (0x00000099 0x000fffff, 0x00000000, 0x00000000).I have a Dell dimesion 8300 running XP Home Ed.

A:blue screen of death

This can be caused by bad RAM. You should run a diagnostic test:http://www.memtest.org/

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I am running Windows XP 32 bit professional keep getting blue screen of death by

kmixer.sys kmixer.sys+1c99 0xa5ff2000 0xa601c180 0x0002a180 0x480254b3 4/13/2008 10:45:07 AM Microsoft® Windows® Operating System Kernel Mode Audio Mixer 5.1.2600.5512
(xpsp.080413-2108) Microsoft Corporation C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kmixer.sys

ntoskrnl.exe ntoskrnl.exe+7a258 0x804d7000 0x806e4000 0x0020d000 0x4802516a 4/13/2008 10:31:06 AM Microsoft® Windows® Operating System NT Kernel & System 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111) Microsoft Corporation C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
SCSIPORT.SYS SCSIPORT.SYS+17b8 0xb7ece000 0xb7ee5880 0x00017880 0x4802539d 4/13/2008 10:40:29 AM Microsoft® Windows® Operating System SCSI Port Driver 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2108) Microsoft Corporation C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\SCSIPORT.SYS

motherboard N68C-S UCC
CPU AMD Athlon II X3 455
memory Kingston PC3-10700 (667 MHz)
Kreton Corp PC3-10700 (667 MHz)
HDD Seagate 500GB
 

A:blue screen of death

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I am a basic computer user. My XP machine went into an endless loop and for $59 I found out I was screwed. I was told I need to contact microsoft and download XP and then download all the other programs.

What do you suggest should be the step-by-step process for restoring this computer? What programs to download first, middle and last?

Suggestions? Thanks and Merry Christmas to all!
 

A:Blue Screen of Death

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..............this is the second blue screen of death in this week how can i find out what is causing it also thought i think it maybe something to do with the graphics as before the blue screen came off the monitor came up no signal for 10 second.......................... then a noise of the speakers as i then it comes up also the compute make a werid noise when it rebooted like some thing lost its power and you know the noise when you remove the power supply and you hear a little noise of the computer losing power from something inside anyhelp would be nice


ps if i am going off topic just pay attention to from were the dot starts and ends

A:blue screen of death

Fixing Blue Screen Errors

Many BSOD problems are caused by driver, registry, or memory issues. Have you updated your drivers recently? I know there are a lot of posts on Google that agree with this line of thought.

I don't know if this will apply to your problem, but here's one poster's suggestion as uploading the symptoms of your BSOD to Sevens Forum so that the experts here can help you diagnose the problem:

To upload the BSOD symptoms to Seven Forums, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder. The procedure: Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your system. Zip up the copy. Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.

To ensure minidumps are enabled: Go to Start. In the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and the Recovery Settings button.
Ensure that Automatically restart is UNchecked.
Under the ‘Write Debugging Information’ header select Small memory dump (256 Kb) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
Click OK + reboot if changes have been made.

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Lately, I've been getting Blue Screen of death quite often and I'm not sure what is causing it. Here are my computer specs.

Windows 7 Ultimate
Processor: Intel Core i7 Cpu 930 @ 2.80GHz 2.79 GHz
Ram: 6 gb
System Type: 64 bit
Graphics card: Radeon 5850 HD

Heres the error Log I got by using the program, Nirsoft Bluescreen viewer.

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