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BSOD - attempt to defrag D drive

Q: BSOD - attempt to defrag D drive

Noticing some slowdowns and a occasional BSOD I attempted to make some steps to fix the situation. However, whenever I try to defrag my D drive in normal or safe mode I am getting BSOD with the error message.

Stop: 0x0000007A
Physical Memory Dump Failed with status 0XC0000010

Also the D drive BSOD when I made my first attempt to check the drive for errors in normal windows; however, running it in safe mode allowed me to check for errors without any issue.

I also uninstalled and re-installed my video card drivers as they where the last thing I put on my pc.

Win 7 64 bit, sp1
System is 2 years old
Asus G53SX- DH71
Nividia 560M
12.0 GB RAM

System Health Report times out when I try to run it

Preferred Solution: BSOD - attempt to defrag D drive

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

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

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

A: BSOD - attempt to defrag D drive

No dump can be saved with that error so it will be more guesswork than usual


Usual causes: Memory, Paging file corruption, File system, Hard drive, Cabling, Virus infection, Improperly seated cards, BIOS, Bad motherboard, Missing Service Pack


The specified request is not a valid
operation for the target device.

Test the hard drive from a bootable USB or CD: Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

Force Windows to run chkdsk on D: at the next boot: Start > Run > chkdsk d: /r - this should cause a popup saying that it cannot be checked now and asking to allow the check to be scheduled for the next boot - allow this.

Remove the paging file and reboot, reset the paging file to 1GB min and max on C: for testing purposes (it can/should be reverted later). Winkey+Pause/break > Advanced system settings > (performance) Settings > Advanced > Change. Use the Set button after any change.

There's less than 1 day's history in Windows Error Reports but I do see a failure in MemDiag listed so running MemTest86+ for 7+ runs is needed to rule out RAM issues. Memory Diagnostics (For best results, this should be run on each stick individually.)

There are several things running from D: on startup from what I can see, running software from the non-System partition is inefficient, better to uninstall then reinstall those to C:.
hipatchservice.exe d:\hi-rez studios\hipatchservice.exe
ituneshelper.exe d:\itunes\ituneshelper.exe
Moving iTunes and the Hi-Rez software from C: will give a better chance to run chkdsk/defrag and other tools from within Windows in normal mode.

There's a chance of Malware being involved but let's run the above tests/checks and see whether there are any problems/fixes reported in hardware before going there.

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Hi there-

Just want to preface that this is for my mom's computer.

I had the virus on my computer and was able to use rkill and then Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to remove it successfully.

A few days later my mom got it. All the same fake errors about fatal hard disk errors etc.

I ran the rkill and Malwarebytes on her computer and it seemed to work. Then she started having audio (music and commercials) in a seemingly invisible IE window.

All the same fake errors are back. Have ran rkill and Mwb over and over. On restart, fake errors still pop up.

I ran DDS. Will post log below. Ran GMER and it started to run, than BSOD after a couple of minutes. Listed kgldrpog.sys.

Thanks so much in advance!!
DDS (Ver_10-12-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Gerry at 9:55:32.64 on Mon 12/06/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18975
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.1013.213 [GMT -7:00]

SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
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A:Hard Drive Defrag (aka System Defrag) Virus

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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Hi Everyone,

I am trying to set up Bitlocker on a work FlashDrive (Toshiba 64GB) this will be holding install files for our software so cannot be accessed if lost,

when trying to turn BitLocker To Go on this is what I get

Can anyone help me with this?

Thanks Guys,

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 Dos defrag Or Drive Defrag...  For help
Some Files No Defrag... Normally Defrag tips or methods

Beingone of thecurious............
Most Curious ($MFT Folder, $LogFile folder, $BitMap folder,,$Boot Folder, $AttrDef folder)....Most Curious and...
much curiosity and interest

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This is my first time, forgive my bad English.
I am busy figuring out what's wrong with my desktop for almost a week.

I have a AMIBIOS 2008 American Megatrends, Inc. Asus P5Q SE2 ACPI BIOS Revision 0601. 04/24/09
CPU Intel core 2 duo E8400 @3.00ghz speed 3.00ghz count: 2
FSB speed 1333mhz
Cache l1 64kb
Cache l2 6144 kb
Ratio status: unlocked (min 06, max 09)
Ratio actual value 9
System memory 8192mb
Usable size 8192mb
AI overstock tuner Auto
1st information 5-5-5-15-3-44-5-3
2nd 8-3-5-4-6-4-6
3rd 13-5-1-6-6

Bios advanced
Marvell IDE controller Disabled

I have tried install Windows 7 ultimate many times, most of the times it did install. But when I want to install driver automatically, blue screen appears.
The same story with Windows 8.1 pro. After trying install any drivers, the bsod appears, some times as kmode exception not handled, IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL and system service exception. Same story goes to the installation of windows 10 pro. I have tried every way with sfcscannow, it couldn't detect anything wrong. I run out of ideas, can anyone tell me please what I can do about it?!

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This is my first time, forgive my bad English.
I am busy figuring out what's wrong with my desktop for almost a week.

I have a AMIBIOS 2008 American Megatrends, Inc. Asus P5Q SE2 ACPI BIOS Revision 0601. 04/24/09
CPU Intel core 2 duo E8400 @3.00ghz speed 3.00ghz count: 2
FSB speed 1333mhz
Cache l1 64kb
Cache l2 6144 kb
Ratio status: unlocked (min 06, max 09)
Ratio actual value 9
System memory 8192mb
Usable size 8192mb
AI overstock tuner Auto
1st information 5-5-5-15-3-44-5-3
2nd 8-3-5-4-6-4-6
3rd 13-5-1-6-6

Bios advanced
Marvell IDE controller Disabled

I have tried install Windows 7 ultimate many times, most of the times it did install. But when I want to install driver automatically, blue screen appears.
The same story with Windows 8.1 pro. After trying install any drivers, the bsod appears, some times as kmode exception not handled, IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL and system service exception. Same story goes to the installation of windows 10 pro. I have tried every way with sfcscannow, it couldn't detect anything wrong. I run out of ideas, can anyone tell me please what I can do about it?!

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I tried the following fixes below. It blue screened at 3:24 am and then again this morning while in use.

Getting frustrated and hoping that a format or reinstallation is not necessary.

Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista

Dumps blame MpFilter.sys, a module used by MSE or Windows Defender
If you are using Windows Defender, turn it off
Reinstall MSE

BugCheck 50, {ffffffffffffff8b, 1, fffff8800100ff64, 0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\MpFilter.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for MpFilter.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for MpFilter.sys

A:Another BSOD 2nd fix attempt

Test your RAM with memtest
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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I posted here about a month ago with a BSOD problem. I was told to test my memory which I did and no errors were found. The BSOD seemed to go away so I did not pursue it further. Unfortunately, it has returned and the error code inside the BSOD seems to be a bit different than my old one.

There doesn't seem to be any direct cause for this, so far as I can tell, as it is happening randomly. It's happened while gaming, surfing the net, and even overnight.

So, here I am once again asking for help, I have no idea what to do next.

I would greatly appreciate any help anyone could provide. I've attached all of the necessary items based on the sticky.

My system specs are as follows:

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 OEM
CPU: Intel Core i7 950 3.06GHz
Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth X58
Memory: 6GB DDR3 1600MHz
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 1.5GB
Sound Card: Integrated

The system is less than a year old, maybe 8 months. I have not resinstalled Windows.

Again, I appreciate any help that can be offered, this has become quite frustrating.

A:BSOD Help: Second attempt

One of the memory dumps points to aswSP.SYS - a component of your Avast protection.
Also, I wonder if the Advanced System Care is interfering with it (I'm not familiar with this program).
Please, at a minimum, uninstall both programs - then replace the Avast with a freshly downloaded copy.

If the BSOD's keep up, please reset the system to default values (no overclock) and see if that stops the problems. The dump files show that the system is rated at 3.070 gHz and is overclocked to 3.703 gHz

You also have a driver named lirsgt.sys that dates from 2006 - way too old for Win7! Please uninstall the program that it belongs to (it's a part of a copy protection scheme from an older program).

- Create a System Restore Point prior to doing any of this. DO NOT mess with the drivers themselves - leave the Windows\System32\drivers directory alone unless we specifically direct you to it!
- Please update these drivers from the device manufacturer's website - or uninstall them from your system. Reference links are included below.
- DO NOT use Windows Update or the Update Drivers function of Device Manager.
- Please feel free to post back about any drivers that you are having difficulty locating.
- Windows Update exceptions may be noted below for Windows drivers:


mv91xx.sys Fri Dec 25 01:45:39 2009 (4B345F93)
mvxxmm.sys Fri Dec 25 01:45:15 2009 (4B345F7B)
amdxata.sys Fri Mar 19 12:18:18 2010 (4BA3A3... Read more

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When I was running Windows 7, my system had a small solid state C drive that did not have enough space for windows 10 upgrade. I got a larger 2TB regular hard disk and used the manufacturer's software to clone the old Windows-7 SSD C drive to the new 2TB and then upgraded to Windows 10.

Now under windows 10, when go into defrag, the C Drive shows as a Solid State drive and of course windows does not want to optimize it.

The new drive definitely is not SSD. I assume somehow that setting was cloned from the old disk.

Is there either a way to change the C drive to a regular "hard disk drive" or force windows to defrag what it thinks is a SSD?

Thank you in advance.

A:Windows Misidentifies C Drive as Solid State Drive - cannot defrag?

You might want to start by looking in Device Manager (right click Start and select Device Manager) and seeing how that disk drive is identified. Does it show as the SSD?

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Hi, my name is Paul and I have really messed up my PC trying to remove the dreaded vs.exe malware.First, I tried MalwareBytes, and it wouldn't load because the malware kept deleting mb.exe!I tried installing RootRepeal, but didn't have good luck with it, either.Finally managed to get MalwareBytes loaded to my HP laptop, then copied to the infected Dell desktop.I ran about three scans, and MB kept finding stuff, but I always ended up with the vs.exe coming back to life.My PC now boots into a blue screen, no error messages. I have recovery disc, and tried a repair installation of XP, but that didn't help.I just booted to recovery console off the repair CD, and looked at ntbtlog.txt which shows me the last loaded driver, the last line in the log, reads:\??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\rootrepeal.sysI have all the original Dell disks, so I can wipe all if needed. Hope I don't have to, though.While I'm waiting for a reply, I'll try to get my critical data files off. Many are already safely on an external USB-interface drive. I have some sort of 'magic disc' from my system magicians at work that supposedly will boot a minimal XP system from the CD and allow me to copy data off, at least. That's what I'm going to try now.Thanks!

A:BSOD after vs.exe removal attempt

Can you tell us what steps you have already taken to clean your computer, if any, other than what you have described.In the meantime, Please follow these instructions.From another "clean" computer. Please download the following utilities to usb stick or CD.First, Download rkill.com to your desktop.Double-click on the rkill.com in order to automatically attempt to stop any processes associated with Rogue programs. Please be patient while the program looks for various malware programs and ends them. When it has finished, the black window will automatically close and you can continue with the next step. If you get a message that rkill is an infection, do not be concerned. This message is just a fake warning given by these Rogue programs when it terminates programs that may potentially remove it. If you run into these infections warnings that close Rkill, a trick is to leave the warning on the screen and then run Rkill again. By not closing the warning, this typically will allow you to bypass the malware trying to protect itself so that rkill can terminate these Rogue Programs. So, please try running Rkill until malware is no longer running. You will then be able to proceed with the rest of the instructions.Scan for Spyware/AdwareThe process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free version an... Read more

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I keep receiving error message:

"An error occurred while ejecting 'CD Drive ( J: Sims3SP06'."

I can't attempt to eject unless I expand the drive in File Explorer, otherwise it shows as faded grey and unavailable as an option.

I tried restarting the computer to no avail.

It was working just fine up until mounting this particular ISO. I can still access the files within the ISO. It doesn't show on device manager, it does show in file explorer, and doesn't give me the option to eject unless i expand the window and then shows that error code. I'm stumped. =/

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I get "attempt to boot from CD, attempt to boot from hard drive" after a few seconds the system will boot just fine. It seem to be only from a cold start. Flashed the bios to the latest on HP web site for this system.It does boot but the "attempt****" shows each time. I sure would like to get rid of this, thanks

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I'm a heavy OSX user so I don't know a whole lot about this, but my son uses Windows because he likes to play games. I'm trying to upgrade his boot drive from a 1TB HDD to a 512GB SSD.

Last night I used Norton Ghost to try to make this happen, but after it completed, the SSD is not booting. I swapped it back to the regular HDD and it's fine. So, I suspect I did something wrong since I don't know too much about this.

The top photo shows the settings that I chose in Ghost. I can give an explanation to why I picked those if any one needs to know why.

The bottom photo shows the results of the clone. The top drive is the original 1TB source, the bottom one is the SSD. I had expected Ghost to pull the smallest EFI system partition, but it didn't. The SSD does have enough space for the data.

Can any one help me and tell me what I did wrong?

PS. The recovery partitions on the original drive... I do NOT want those on the SSD. I have a flash drive that I will use to make recovery media. I don't want to waste space on the drive for recovery.

PPS. The source and destination drives were connected to a second PC and were NOT the boot drives.

A:Drive clone attempt isn't working.

I tried it once using a bootable disc with a cloning program on it and it cloned but couldn't boot Windows 7, haven't been back to work on it again yet.

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Hello all,

I am new to the site and definitely am in need of assistance. I know a little about computers but apparently not enough to get this problem fixed. I keep getting the BSOD after trying to update my iPod. I can recreate the problem each time I try. It gets in about 50 songs or so and then crashes. I have noticed as well that on my TuneUp Utilities 2011 program that it says that "Windows reports that the "MpKsl4244efcd" device is not working properly." I went through the device manager and couldn't find anything that needed updating. I don't know if the two incidents are related but I did notice that once the thing on TuneUp popped up that my iPod stopped updating properly. If anyone can give me suggestions, I would greatly appreciate it. Below is the message I get after the BSOD.

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

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 00000000
BCP2: 8719E8FC
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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A:BSOD after iPod update attempt


Please follow the http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ml#post2545708.


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I cloned my OS onto a partition on my external USB HDD using clone 11 software. I wanted to boot from that external hard drive by choosing it from the boot device bios. It runs and shows the windows logo, spins for roughly 20 seconds and then it flashes a BSOD (managed to read the error after repeating few times), the error was "INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE".

How to fix this? I want to boot my Cloned OS from the USB HDD.

DERPINATOR-Sun_06_28_2015_175839_74.zip Uploaded this if it was of any help.

A:BSOD in an attempt to boot from CLONED Win 8.1 on USB HDD.

You can't just 'clone' your OS to another component with any kind of software and boot from it.
As far as I can find you'll always get a bsod.

If you want to use an external USB HDD for your OS, you have to install on it.

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i was using my pc on my hd tv, which i disabled realtek audio drivers in device manager,then afterwards i swapped to my pc screen and the blue ****en screen of death popped up, i need help fixing this, i cant access safe mode same bsod pops up, tryed disabling audio in bios , same thing any ideas beside reinstall and repair with cd ?? just need to enable those drivers and see what happens,aswell i was changing my resolution alot tv gave me an out of range screen

A:BSod - an attempt read only memory

Unusual that it would blue screen on audio drivers.....it wasn't video drivers was it.

If you have a plug in video card try physically removing it and restart the PC.

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Using HP factory recovery DVDs to reset laptop.  The recovery keepS failing with tha same error message. Error Message: The recovery attempt has failed. Please select one of the following buttons- Details- RetryI read that it may be the wireless adapter being off, but the light on the button is on the whole time. Called HP but they won't help because the machine is 3 years old, I love those people. Really frustated and tired, HELP!

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I was given a used computer, so I decided to format the HD and start new. I used the XP disk included to attempt the format. All of my data was erased then it siad that it could not format. After rebooting, my computer now does not even recognize the HD at all. Help!

A:Hard drive not recognized after format attempt

Hello Rangerb,
Well I think you should use make full hard disk format with special soft like drive cleanser to remove everything from your HDD.
Or another way is put your HDD to another PC and try to format.
By the way, does BIOS detect the HDD?

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Hello all. it has been awhile.2014 ish. 
About 20 minutes ago,  I happened to notice in NETWORK LOCATION that  Drive "A:" was disconnected.The only drive I should have is a C: drive. So I erased the files contained within this 'A drive' and a Cybereason pop-up message says that an attempt to encrypt files was discovered and thwarted. However, the A drive is still there and states it is disconnected. The deleted files continue to regenerate. 
  Is Cybereason a free legit ransomware removal tool?
How the heck do i remove this A: drive and its regenerating contents?
Thank you for stopping by and please advise when possible. 

A:Tried to erase "A:"\ drive ? Cybereason says it blocked an attempt

Cybereason RansomFree is a legitimate program which deliberately creates dummy folders containing randomly named .bmp, .png, .gif, .jpg, .pem, .xls, .mdb, .txt, .sql, .docx, .doc, .xlsx, .xls, .rtf, and .txt files in various locations (and partitions) on your computer as part of its functionality. These are actually trap (bait) folders and "canary" files...patterns of files and hidden virtual files that ransomware is attracted to. They are monitored for any changes and meant to be targeted for encryption by ransomware before actual data files. When the anti-ransomware program detects any of these files has been modified it will display an alert that an attack is occurring and ask if you wish to terminate the process that is trying to access them. This feature is sometimes referred to as "Honeypot Detection" or "Entrapment Protection". Common dummy folder locations typically include My Documents, Desktop and common folder variables such as %User Profile%, %AppData%, %LocalAppData%, %ProgramData%, %Temp%.Cybereason RansomFree, CryptoPrevent Premium and CryptoMonitor by Nathan (DecrypterFixer) (no longer supported) were among the first tools to include this feature.I quote Nathan Scott's explanation of Entrapment Protection from his now closed EasySync web site in this topic.Entrapment ProtectionEntrapment Protection lays numerous different types of traps all around your system that a Ransomware Infection cannot resist to touch. These traps send encrypted pattern signals back an... Read more

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Okay, I'm pretty sure that I've lobotomized my entire windows at this point.
I forgot my password to my account a few days ago, but luckily, I previously installed Kubuntu as an alternate OS, so I still had enough access to attempt a few cracks. (This was after trying to guess my password) First, I rebooted and tried the sticky keys hack. This caused the first BSOD. I rebooted into windows again and ran startup repair, but I still didnt have the password, so I switched to kubuntu. Kubuntu actually has an application to change the password from the SAM hive file, so I ran that. Tried to open windows, second BSOD. At this point, I thought maybe it was just an error caused by illegitimate editing. I tried the kubuntu hack again to no avail. A few days passed of me just using my alternate OS and not touching windows until today. I tried to log in again, and got a BSOD again without having done anything previously. I ran startup repair, and it failed. It said something about not being able to access some memory file... Restarted, and now windows wont even attempt to startup. It gives the startup repair "loading files", shows the non-graphical "windows is loading" and then blackscreens. It wont respond at all. I'm posting this from Kubuntu right now, as I can find nothing to do about windows.
Also, I have a built-in restore, but it'll set it to factory default. I'm not sure I want to resort to that quite yet.

A:Unknown BSOD from password crack attempt

have you tryed booting safe mode? and could you get the exact error please?

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ok going to try to explain everything the best way i can.
for a while now at least 2years i have been getting the blue screen (computer restarts) and the error message is "attempt to restart the display driver failure:" along the lines of that.
this occurs randomly can be when i first get to the main desktop or hours into using my computer, now i found that the majority of the time is when i am running alot of windows , ableton (music producing software) , plug ins, music, gaming online,streaming live, all different mixtures of these combined normally switch it off but i can't tell when or at what stage sometimes will be when i have just my browser open and music playing.
now i did a bit of a look up on it and i came to the conclusion that it was something up with the graphics card, at first i thought it was because i was running 4monitors 3 of them through a matrox3display1plug and 1 hdmi . now i have support to run up to 6 monitors from my graphics card but i had the matrox unit from before so thought id use it (good for music production).
anyway so i let it go thinking its just that but recently i decided to contact my graphics card company to ask them to see if it is me or the graphics card or something else.
they gave me instructions basically to unistall the catalyst software and then download the new update software and drivers again and reinstall them. so i did thinking it would of been fixed.but no
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A:bsod /display driver attempt restart help!

first, there are known issues with Radeon and Intel. Second, uninstalling and re-installing drivers won't fix an issue like that. Power supply Will need the specifications for that, Unstable power can cause BSODS with graphics, also Run a Memtest 86 that sometimes could be an issue with the graphics card itself.

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? OS - Windows 8.1
? x64 ?
? Windows 8 was the original install on the system.
? The OS is a retail version.
? System is roughly 2-3 years old.
? OS age is roughly the same.
? The OS has not been reinstalled.

? CPU Athlon II X3 450
? Video Card PowerColor Radeon HD 5450
? MotherBoard ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0
RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series (2x4GB) 1600 (PC3 12800)
? Power Supply SPARKLE 350W

Custom build
Overclock (according to CPU-Z): 3.95 GHZ, x16 mult w/ Bus speed 245.8 MHz & HT Link 1966 MHz. NB freq. 2458 MHz.
RAM: Dram freq. 819 MHz, FSB:DRAM 3:10; 10,10,10,30,33,2T

According to WhoCrashed:
BCC: 0xFC (0xFFFFC0007149E201, 0x982000013E142963, 0xFFFFD000228D2210, 0x2)
Error: Attempted Execute of NoExecute memory, tied to ntoskrnl.exe


I recently upgraded my CPU from a sempron to an athlon II x3, and overclocked it as I did with my sempron. I try to be as cautious as possible with these things, so when I was finished I had found my system to be stable, using memtest and prime95.

Over the last month and a half since, however, I started to have this BSOD, with only this error. I have tried to figure it out from others problems and from the vast internet, but I have no clue on how to fix it.

Thank you for your time,


A:BSOD Attempt to execute noexecute memory

System Uptime: 12 days 20:32:37.760
This doesn't seem too bad. Especially if you say you're overclocking a newer CPU.

Max Speed 3200MHz
Current Speed 3200MHz
I'm not convinced that you are indeed overlocking your CPU though (according to the above). I'm new to bsod log analysis though so perhaps someone with more insight can provide an answer.

What you can try though is update the below third party drivers, prioritizing those with an older date. For example, lmimirr.sys and teamviewervpn.sys both have a driver from 2007. I'd prioritize updating these 2 drivers first and then working your way down the list.

Third party driver list - sorted by date of driver

**************************Sat Apr 11 15:44:43.568 2015 (UTC - 5:00)**************************
lmimirr.sys Tue Apr 10 17:32:45 2007 (461C108D)
teamviewervpn.sys Thu Dec 13 03:22:09 2007 (4760F9C1)
whfltr2k.sys Wed Sep 16 12:48:59 2009 (4AB1250B)
AtiPcie64.sys Wed Mar 10 08:33:45 2010 (4B97ADC9)
usbfilter.sys Mon Nov 29 03:50:21 2010 (4CF3775D)
NiViPxiK.sys Wed Jun 6 16:00:14 2012 (4FCFC4DE)
NiViPxiKl.sys Wed Jun 6 16:00:16 2012 (4FCFC4E0)
AtihdW86.sys Tue Jul 17 02:34:09 2012 (50051571)
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Hi all,
I'm new to the forum, so please be patient with me if there are any mistakes I make/rules I break in this initial posting. A preemptive my bad, if you will.
I keep getting a BSOD every time I try to hibernate my laptop. It is a brand new laptop, and it has been re-imaged/reformatted recently. I have a feeling the problem did not exist until my docking station installation files/drivers were installed, but i'm not 100% sure. This is a work laptop. I have attached the SysnativeFile and Perfmon report zip files to this posting.
My computer information:
OS: Windows 7 Enterprise 
System Type: 64 Bit
Originally installed OS: I don't know.
Age of System: New
Age of OS Installation: New
CPU: Intel Core i7-6820HQ CPU @ 2.70GHz, 2701 Mhz, 4 Cores, 8 Logical Processors
Video Card: Intel HD Graphics 530 and NVIDIA Quadro M2000M
System Manufacturer: HP
Model Number: ZBook 15 G3
Type: Laptop

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I am going to post a new theme for this problem, because it doesn't appear in news (In BSoD Help and Support). It considers a old theme. So you can delete this.

A:BSOD! attempt to write to read-only memory

2 STOP 0xBE in MSINFO32 report - one blames OS Kernel, one blames video
Please update your webcam, and your modem as their drivers are from 2007 and 2008 respectively.

Since you've already tested the memory, I'd suggest running Driver Verifier according to these directions:

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
- Select "Create custom settings (for code developers)" and click "Next"
- Select "Select individual settings from a full list" and click "Next"
- Select everything EXCEPT FOR "Low Resource Simulation" and click "Next"
NOTE: You can use Low Resource Simulation if you'd like. From my limited experimentation it makes the BSOD's come faster.
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After following all the fixes provided to me for the previous thread I opened, i still get blue screens following ejecting a usb from my usb port. The following information is provided

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 10d
BCP1: 0000000A
BCP2: 807E0AC0
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 853033D0
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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A:Windows 7 - BSOD Constant Problem - 2nd attempt

These crashes are related to your mousim.sys driver. I can find no refernce to it so I suggest you remove it to test.

Updating to SP-1 should also help the situation as an OS file is crashing because of the mousim.sys

Please run the update readiness tool and then update to SP-1
Ensure you install the correct 64 or 32 bit option for your system)
Download the System Update Readiness Tool (64bit)
Download the System Update Readiness Tool (32bit)
Now update to SP-1

Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

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Computer is Fujitsu Amilo laptop running Windows XP Pro SP3
I have made no recent software or hardware changes and have Rapport running, so tried to uninstall this as per suggestion on similar topic

However, when I run in safe mode  (which works just fine) and use add/remove programs to remove Rapport I get a message saying " the windows installer service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running windows in safe mode or if the windows installer is not correctly installed." I don't think the latter is true as I removed some other programs perfectly fine earlier tonight.

However my computer crashes as soon as the wallpaper appears when not in safe mode, so it seems a bit of a catch-22. All bright ideas gratefully received
Am trying to upload minidumps to mediafire, but having some trouble.

mini toolbox results are:
MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version:21-04-2013
Ran by user (administrator) on 10-09-2013 at 09:46:49
Running from "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\7GI8UY7J"
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 (X86)
Boot Mode: Network
========================= Event log errors: ===============================
Application errors:
Error: (09/09/2013 00:03:45 AM) (Source: .NET Runtime) (User: )
Description: Application: dnsspserver.exe
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The pr... Read more

A:BSOD Invalid Process Attach attempt

Hi susan99
It is hard to say what is causing the issue without analyzing the crash dumps. Since Rapport is known to cause this issue, let us remove it first. Please follow the below steps.
1 ) Download SafeMSI.exe from the below link.
2 ) Run the tool from safe mode to enable the uninstaller service. Reastart the system to take affect the changes
3 ) No try uninstalling Rapport . If success, reboot the system again in to safe mode.
4 ) Rename the folder C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Trusteer to TrusteerBKP
If the issue still remains, zip and upload the minidump folder in next reply.

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Hello everyone,

I got my PC around 4 years ago and never had any serious issues until now.

A few days ago, I returned to my PC after a few hours idle time, and was surprised to be greeted by a BSOD. I hoped that it would turn out to be a one time thing, but as a matter of fact I can't even boot windows 7 now without getting aforementioned bluescreen or just a random reboot (mostly right before the password input should appear). Booting in safe mode works, but after some time browsing I encountered the BSOD again. After a little bit of safe mode google research, I'm inclined to think that the problem is probably hardware related, maybe some of you guys could shed some light on how dire the situation really is.

Any help / information is highly appreciated. Also please let me know if you need more information from me to diagnose the issue.

Thanks in advance and have a good day!

A:BSOD at almost every attempt to boot PC, error 0x00000124

Aha as soon as i saw 124, hardware popped in my mind.
Anyhow your probably correct : BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_Genuine Intel =
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try
That link provides the most probable solutions to your issue. Anyhow I believe i once had this problem myself on a laptop about 4 years old only mine was AMD. I came to this site, for assistance and was assisted. It encouraged me to learn the ways of BSOD debugging, even though i knew nothing. SO i would like to help you as best as i can!
MY 1st step of advice, is clean out any dust using compressed air or a vacuum cleaning hose(I did it with a vacuum and it worked, but your choice as some say its not safe). Even if there isn't much dust do it anyways it fixed my problem. Second stop overclocking if you have, Then follow other instructions in the link above. As well if the problem is still persisting, you can lower the vcore settings.
Please run the following
Ram : RAM - Test with Memtest86+
General hardware: Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95 ( (Three pre-set configurations are available: Small FFTs and In-place FFTs, and Blend. Small and In-place modes primarily test the FPU and the caches of the CPU, whereas the Blend mode tests everything, including the memory.)
Graphics: Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark (Do the above Graphics test only with the latest drivers, and then Run it until the temperatures stop increasing; should be less then 10 minutes. If you don't see any crazy glitches or ... Read more

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Hi everyone, just today I found out (through popups and processes running etc) that my PC had been infected with malware. I ran Ad-Aware, but first I ran hijackthis and tried to fix the problem in that way. Hijackthis wasn't able to remove everything clearly as i recall.. so I ran Ad-aware. It removed about 10 different malware programs but one did not remove completely.. it stated "Could not remove (malware), will attempt to remove at next startup." so, I figured it would.. the Malware started with an "M" name but i don't remember which..

Anyways, i restarted and now I'm getting a BSOD right after the Windows Xp splash screen. BSOD code c000021a.

I really need help with this, every time it does the same thing and just keeps on restarting. I have tried running in safe mode, repairing with XP disk, all the likes. I can use my mouse and keyboard just fine and I could really, really use any help with this. The recovery console I think may help fix it.. it's one of the only things I can possibly access windows with. Please respond if you can.
Thanks very, very much.

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Memtest windows version OK.

Has done the BSOD with recent attempt to do ASUS online update.

BSOD with Torchlight game.

No ! or ? or yellow in device driver list.Attachment 11921

A:BSOD with attempt to write DVD and other random times

Get rid of AsUpIO.sys: Uninstall the associated asus motherboard (monitoring?) uitility.

After a couple of days, disable driver verifier.

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I was attempting to format my USB drive to NTFS system.
The drive was being formatted and got 50% thru the process when an erro msg came up saying windows could not complete the format. This is a brand new drive which was formatted to FAT32 originally.
The drivers still detect the flash drive when it is inserted. The drive appears in my computer but i can't access it or fomat it. It says 'insert disk'.
Disk management detects the drive and allocates a drive letter to it but no drive details appear. It just says 'no media'.
I've tried Killdisk but this detects the drive but says 'drive not ready' so you can't do anything.
I've also tried EASEUS Partition Manager 1.1 which is a windows version of the partition doctor but this acnnot even detect the drive at all.

I know i was stupid in formatting the USB drive but please can you help me save my drive! There is no data on it that i need so re-formatting it is not a problem.
I've heard suggestions of formatiing on Windows 98 but i'm going to struggle to find a PC with Win 98 on it.

Any other suggestions or advice?

Please, please, please help. I'm desperate.

thanks in advance.


A:USB drive Format attempt failed midway thru process!

you cannot format flash drives with NTSF. Use FAT32.

format it using disk management under computer management. Don't format it by right clicking on the drive.

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I feel like such an idiot, because I used to work and be very good at Tech support. Windows Vista (and a failed attempt on both XP and OSX) have driven me here.
I used to have a Compaq nx9010 laptop that crapped out on me. I took the hard drive out, as it didn't fail with the rest of the computer. I just ordered a hard drive enclosure and got it in the mail. Everything seems to be working fine, drivers installed and are working correctly.

The hard drive has a bunch of files on it and a copy of Windows XP with SP2. I just want to get the files off the hard drive, and have tried this on my laptop (which is running Vista), my main PC (which is running Mac OSX) and on my boyfriends PC (which is running Windows XP).

On both XP and Vista, the device get immediately recognised. Vista installed the drivers and sees the hard drive as a portable device in the device manager. XP doesn't get quite that far with it...

Anyways, I want to do this on Vista. So, when I go to try and locate it on my computer, the ONLY places it even comes up are in the device manager and in the safely remove hardware wizard. So it sees it, it knows it is there, but I cannot access it. At all. I've tried everything that I can think to get this to work, including going into the BIOS and changing the boot order and enabling windows to boot from a USB hard drive. But still, nothing.

Has anyone else run into anything like this? Any suggestions or knowledge about how to get it to work? T... Read more

A:Desperate Attempt at Getting my External Hard Drive to Work

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This issue started when I was connected to it and while accessing it, I touched the cable and it disconnected. Since that, no luck in finding the external drive to access it. I've been using it for a a year, and although a touch of the cable caused a disconnect, it still worked well. The device shows up nowhere on my laptop, which I use to edit my photographs.

Here's a screenshot showing device manager, disk management, etc. (http://I.imgur.com/8u2ezzj.png)

The hard drive is a WD MyBook Essential 1TB that is named "Local Disk E" on my laptop.

I should mention, the hard drive's light is on when I plug it to the computer, and will idly blink. The light is off if not connected to a computer, even if it is plugged in to a power source.

My troubleshooting steps:

1. Use different cables-- did not work

2. Connect it to other USB ports-- did not work.

3. Connect other devices (iPhone and a different WD hard drive)-- all devices work on all ports

4. Check for presence in disk management and device manager-- nothing there (so I can't change the drive letter)

5. Remove all USB drivers and reinstall using Intel 3.0 USB driver set obtained from Asus' website using my computer model (Asus G75VW)(http://www.service.asus.com/#!downloads/c1wax)-- did not work

6. Install drivers obtained from WD support website (link to model)(http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?groupid=125&lang=en)-- did not work

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A:External drive not recognized despite my day long attempt at Google fu

What do you mean by the point #9. Did it really worked well on different computers? Have you replaced cable or anything before connecting it to different computer?

The reason I'm asking it because you've already tried everything we could suspect off for the external hard drive to not work properly.

Instead of connecting it externally, try connecting it directly to the motherboard using SATA/IDE cable and see if it may start properly and allows you to see your data properly.

In worst case, you can take help from the WD support professional or alternatively, can ask for returns if the hard drive is in warranty.

Good luck though!!

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My situation: My CD/DVD-Rom drive is unresponsive (it opens and closes normally) and does not show up on Device Manager.

I read a guide that suggested that I have corrupted registry entries.
It told me to delete UpperFilters and LowerFilters.
I deleted the two entries (and possibly others in the same location).

Good news: I backed up my registry
Bad news: I backed up my ENTIRE registry (oops)

So far, everything appears to be the same... Except when I open iTunes I get an notice that says the registry settings needed to burn and import CDs are missing.

I've been told that I can import the entire .reg backup and "hope that all goes well". It sounds rather sketchy and I am seeking better help. It would be well appreciated if someone were to give me a tip.

Note: I've also been told that a wire could have come loose but I want to fix this registry problem before opening up my PC.
I hope it doesn't come off as leaching by coming here solely for making a help thread. If someone can guide me I'll try to help people in return. Thanks.

A:Deleted Registry Entries in an Attempt to Repair CD-Rom Drive

Was that the only problem that you were experiencing when you backed up your registry?
How did you backup your registry?
If it was with a System Restore point, then that's the best and easiest way to restore it. Just run System Restore and go back to that point. At work I routinely delete registry entries and often delete things that I shouldn't (in search of a fix) - but System Restore (in Win7) has saved my bacon on several occasions.

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I'll try to summarize everything that's happened so far. I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1.
If you do not care for historical summary I have titled the problem I am currently stuck at near the bottom of my post. It involved using Partition Wizard.

About over a week ago I rebooted my PC and was greeted with a S.M.A.R.T error signaling that my harddrive is bad and is failing. I only have a 4 year old 1TB Seagate Barracuda harddrive split into 4 different partitions. So that means my C drive was also at risk. Using defraggler, I noticed the poor health of my drive indeed, and the lost sectors were increasing. The first thing I did was run a chkdsk on my c drive. The lost sectors stopped increasing, but the damage was already done.

My plan was to get a new drive(s) to replace my old failing one. I got one Solid State Drive (Kingston ssdnow v300 240 GB) to serve as my new C drive, and a 1TB Seagate Barracuda HDD to serve as a secondary internal drive. After backing up all my other non-system data (pictures, movies) and uninstalling any program I didn't need (like games), I created a System Backup image of my current C drive on an external 1TB harddrive in an attempt to restore my old C drive so I would not have to reinstall Windows 7. Naturally I also created a System repair disk, and checked that it booted fine from my CD drive.

I installed my new SSD into my computer and initialized it for use, then disconnected my failing HDD from my MOBO. Everything was going to plan... Read more

A:Ongoing attempt at Windows 7 C Drive Restoration, help required

You could mount the windows system image .vhd file ( using diskpart ), then make an image of the mounted vhd using another imaging program,.

You should then be able to restore your newly created image to the ssd.

You can use this freebie for the image and restore process:

Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 Free Backup and Restore Software

Sounds like you will need to do that from bootable media.

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Hi everyone,

My eMachines eM250 netbook currently has no hard drive as the old one broke a couple of months ago. In an attempt to get the computer up and running again, i ran it on Ubuntu 12.10 through a bootable USB memory stick which worked fine. Unfortunately Ubuntu isn't really good enough for what i need and so i decided it might be better to try and get Windows back on instead.

To do this i downloaded the .iso from Digital River and copied it to my formatted USB drive using the Windows DVD/USB write tool which is downloadable via the Microsoft website. When i boot the netbook up using the USB it wants me to install the operating system to the hard drive which i don't have. The installer says i can install onto a USB but when i plug it in it gives me the message discussed in the thread below:

No device drivers were found while installing Windows 7

I'd been expecting it to run like Ubuntu where you can just plug the memory stick in and get up and running straight away without any installation.

Surely there must be a way to boot Windows without installing like i wanted to do originally? And if that's not possible, can it be run through VirtualBox on Ubuntu?

Help would really be appreciated as i have almost given up on this now.

Thanks, RobTVR.

A:Install+Run Windows Without a Hard Drive - Attempt Failed.

Take a look at this

Windows 8 To Go - Setup on a USB Flash Drive or USB Disk

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We seem to be having issues with our HP 8470p Laptops that keep throwing BSOD with the code 0x00000116 ATIKMPAG.SYS. The BSOD also reads Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed. The video card in these laptops is the AMD Radeon HD7570m.  We have updated the BIOS to the latest version released by HP as well as tried to completely remove all video drivers and install the latest from HP and AMD. Has anyone experienced similar issues or have any input on a fix for this issue?

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My laptop has been crashing for these two days now... Please ignore the minidump before December 2011 because it might be irrelevant?

By the way, I got BSOD "usually" when I play games and video calling through skype.

Hope someone can see what's the problem. Thanks!

EDIT: I tried to update my intel wifi driver but it just wont update to the newest version after installing it >.<

System Spec:
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM [email protected]
Is Windows 7 . . . - x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64 - the original installed OS on the system? Yes - an OEM or full retail version? OEM - What is the age of system (hardware)? 4 months - What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) No

A:BSOD: An attempt was made to write to read-only memory

Taking a look... Will post back within 10-20 minutes with steps to take. Welcome to SevenForums.

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Greetings -

The laptop is an Acer Aspire 3680. The following now becomes relevant, with relation to partitions. Originally, the laptop had Windows Vista pre-installed (in a beta version). Since many programs would not work with Vista, I wanted to uninstall. With an OEM XP Pro Install CD (SP2), and the help of a Microsoft technician (by phone), Windows Vista was uninstalled, and XP Pro was installed, including partitions. )

Recently, the laptop was in extended use (possible overheating) and it had been having RAM issues. The laptop "blue screened", with this BSOD message:

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

Technical information:
*** STOP: 0x0000000A (0x00000000,0x00000002,0x00000001,0x804F9B94)
Cannot access Safe Mode (F8)
Cannot go back to the last known working configuration.
Cannot go into the Recovery Console.

1) MEMORY: I did a test on the memory sticks (with memtest86+ on a CD image) - both sticks are good, with no signs of any wear or heat corruption.
2) ATTEMPT TO DO A REPAIR INSTALL: When I load the XP Install CD, the very first page that comes up (after "Press any key..." and drivers/devices load) is the Partition Page. As you can see, only 16,496 MB for the C Drive were allocated.:

C: Partition1 (NTFS) 16,496 MB (989 MB free)
D: Partition2 (unknown) 59,820 MB (59,820 MB free)

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A:BSOD - Attempt to Repair Install - Partition Issues

You could try this first?

Go into the Windows Screen showing the Partitions and click on the "Unknown" Partition. It has 25,820MB of Space you can't use at the moment because it is not created as a Partition yet.

After you click on it type in C for create and follow the prompts from Windows.

That will give you an unformatted Patition, so format it using the Windows Tools there.

DON'T Install Windows there!!! That will make your Problem worse!!!

Use that space to transfer over DATA from your C: Drive to free up Space on it.

You need at least 40% Free Space on C: Drive, then try to Defragment it. That could well be a big part of your Problem.

Post back after trying that.

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Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed is the error message at the top of the BSOD. Precursory searching has yielded that it's likely an issue with my video driver and that I'm going to need to do a clean sweep of it, but I wanted to make sure it wasn't anything else.

Seems to happen mostly randomly, sometimes while gaming, sometimes while net browsing, and even while idle at night.

*System is only around a year or two old
*Windows installation is newer than that, but still the OEM, I reformatted not too long ago.

A:BSOD mostly randomly, 'Attempt to reset the display driver...'

In regards to your Video TDR Error:

Quote: Originally Posted by H2SO4

These are all stop 0x116 VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE conditions.

It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception.

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash. As a last resort, the TDR subsystem sends the video driver a "please restart yourself now!" command and waits a few seconds. If there's no response, the OS concludes that the video driver/hardware combo has truly collapsed in a heap, and it fires off that stop 0x116 BSOD.

If playing with video driver versions hasn't helped, make sure the box is not overheating. Try removing a side panel and aiming a big mains fan straight at the motherboard and GPU. Run it like that for a few hours or days - long enough to ascertain whether cooler temperatures make a difference. If so, it might be as simple as dust buildup and subsequently inadequate cooling.

The above quote was taken from http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tml#post280172, which is linked to in usasma's thread about this error. Closely follow the first three posts o... Read more

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I have a Lenovo z360 laptop that runs Windows 7 Home Premium x86 on an Intel core i3 processor. When I turned it on last Friday, the Windows logo showed for around 5 minutes then the BSOD flashes. Technical information: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME 0x000000ED (0x87E0D798, 0xC0000183). I put in a repair disk and chose to use cmd so that I can chkdsk /r C:. After it successfully checked, I decided to also chkdsk D: so I wouldn't need to go past the recovery options menu again. It took around 5 hours before my maid unplugged it while cleaning, so it died while I was eating. I charged it somewhere else when my brother discharged it to use the desktop computer. He said that it said "Deleting index entry from index $0 of ... 25" when it died again. When I booted it again, it still shows the windows logo for 5 minutes but restarts with no blue screen. Any help on what I should do would be very appreciated.

A:Disk Check Accident during BSOD Repair Attempt

Have you tried running Disk Check again? I'd try that first.

Then try a few passes of Startup Repair, report back results.

Then if necessary start at the top with these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot since Win7 might not even repair until it is disinfected, if so.

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Hi, i just recently bought a monitor (Asus Vs228h) and used it for an external screen for my laptop(hp dv6 A10-4600m) i used hdmi cable for the connection, the problem is whenever i play the game DOTA2 and within the game when choosing a character it suddenly stop for like 3-5 secs and BSOD. even when i use a VGA cable still the same results. please if anyone had the same problem or anyone who has knowledge about this, can you help me out


A:BSOD attempt to reset the display adapter timeout

Hi -

The error you are describing is a Video TDR timeout. There are 2 bugchecks associated:

0x116 = driver was unable to reset within 30 secs; BSOD ensued
0x117 = same as 0x116, except the driver did ultimately reset. This is called a "Live Kernel Event".

See if updating your video drivers helps.

Regards. . .



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Hello I'm a new user to the forums, over the last few days I have been unable to start my Pc normally. If left to load after the "Starting Windows 7" screen, the Pc either BSODs with "Attempt to reset display driver failed" message appearing or my monitor shows "No signal from Pc". The only current work around for this I've found is to load the computer in safe mode then restart and let it load normally, it doesn't BSOD. If put into sleep mode, on waking up no signal is received, but I can still log in, as I can hear the sound through the speakers.
I am unsure as to whether this is a driver related issue or if it is due to my system now being pretty old.

Thanks for any help in advance

A:BSOD Attempt to reset display driver failed

BugCheck 116, {fffffa8005376010, fffff88004792efc, 0, 2}

Probably caused by : Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )

Followup: MachineOwner
When the computer refused to boot with a stop 0x116 but boots fine in safe mode, it is definitely a display related issue .... either the driver or the card.

We cannot check the card in safe mode. So first let us try another version of the display driver.

Uninstall the display driver using Display driver uninstaller. Then download and install 13.9 WHQL or 13.1 WHQL. Does it happen the same? Let us know.

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Hello! New to posting here.

Over the past week I have experienced a BSOD while playing GW2. At first the screen would go black while playing (I could still hear the audio) and say no DVI cable was detected. I tried unplugging and replugging the DVI cable and tried using an HDMI cable as well but the signal would not return.

When I would try to reboot it, it would bring me to a BSOD saying something along the lines of attempt to reset the display drivers and recovery of timeout had failed. It would then fail to boot to windows and I would only be able to boot to safe mode where it presented me with a screen with a BCCode 116. I didn't get the rest of it and not sure if I can bring it up again. Figuring this was a driver issue, I tried to uninstall and reinstall the latest drivers and even tried to use some older ones to no avail. I also tried to move the card (GTX 670) to another PCI-e slot but that had no effect either thinking maybe the slot was damaged but that did nothing to fix the issue either. The strangest thing is that twice now it would just start working on it's own again and I have no idea what I had done that would cause this.

I found some other threads that seem to have a similar issue to me but their solutions have not worked for me. As requested in the posting instructions, I have attached the log from the DM log collector shortly after it started working again. Thanks for your help. Any assistance would be appreciated.

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My newly created and updated Norton Bootable Recovery Tool scan fails with it on a USB flash drive on my Windows 7 system. And when I use the command prompt to run the NTFS file system check tool, ( chkdsk /f ), it says unable to run due to that drive partition is write protected, so then it is read only. So do I need to boot to a partition tool to fix this issue or what can be a solution. ? And below is my computer system information;
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7400 @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 8191 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76801 MB, Free - 25038 MB; D: Total - 66560 MB, Free - 12498 MB; E: Total - 30721 MB, Free - 13326 MB; H: Total - 20479 MB, Free - 20388 MB; I: Total - 32548 MB, Free - 32456 MB; J: Total - 22527 MB, Free - 22114 MB; K: Total - 218880 MB, Free - 218782 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P5QL PRO
Antivirus: Norton Security, Updated and Enabled

A:write protected drive partition stops attempt to run chkdsk

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Hello there!

On my freshly installed Windows 7 notebook I am still having random Starcraft 2 crashes (maybe once a week or two). As part of the attempt to figure out what is causing this I have run the Windows built-in Driver Verifier (Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable)

I am not even able to boot into Windows itself, after consecutive BSODs and accompanying reboots. After disabling Driver Verifier in safe mode I am able to attach the results extracted from the SF Diagnostic Tool.

Some other information that may be applicable to my situation.
- Windows Memory Diagnostic passes no problems.
- Windows is not tweaked in any way - msconfig, ccleaner, services, etc.
- CPU, GPU temps are normal/acceptable - under SC2 GPU is 71C, CPU 86C.
- However, the Intel HM65 chip is 90C under load, and 75C while surfing/watching video. There is no heatsink on this chip.
- Short tests by Seagate SeaTools all pass (have not run the long tests).
- Running Error Scan in HD Tune also didn't show any errors.
- According to SMART I do have End-to-End Errors (value is 86), from what I've read this may or may not mean anything. Could these errors register due to the HD not having optimal physical connection? I noticed overnight the computer was acting sluggish with low IO performance, which turned out to be a physical connection issue - just had the slide the HD back in a bit.

TIA for any help!

A:BSOD from Driver Verifier - attempt to solve crashing application

It indicates to Daemon tools.

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

BugCheck C9, {23e, fffff88004349324, fffff980075fce10, 0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for iaStorF.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for iaStorF.sys
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\dtsoftbus01.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dtsoftbus01.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dtsoftbus01.sys
Probably caused by : dtsoftbus01.sys ( dtsoftbus01+1324 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known BSOD causer. Uninstall the program at first. Then download SPTD standalone installer from Disk-Tools.com, and execute the downloaded file as guided below :
Double click to open it.
Click this button only:

If it is grayed out, as in the picture, there is no more SPTD in your system, and you just close the window.
Now disable Driver Verifier. Run it only when it is neede... Read more

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