Blue Screen of Death - Do mention the error code or something from it if you can spot it before the restart

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Blue screen IRQL while installing NVIDIA CUDA, Windows 7

I've been messing around all day over my PC installing many development packages, at one time I installed CUDA 7.0 but then I realized that it was not compatible with some other tools I'd had to ...
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SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error windows 7 64 bit [on hold]

Over the past week or so I have been running into issues with crashes from games and BSOD giving the SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error. Thanks to major help from this site, and a big help from EVGA ...
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nvlddmkm Video driver bluescreen error

This bluescreen comes up at random times and only when im play certain games. I've reinstalled my drivers a couple of times with clean installs, with no success. Video Card: Asus GTX 770 (2 GB Ram) ...
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“Bad_pool_caller” bluescreen. How to figure out what's causing it

I bought my HP 15-r085no in September last year. After a while, I got a few bluescreens with the accompanying horrible sound. There was two (I think) different bluescreens, where one of them was with ...
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Still another “driver_power_state_failure” on Win8.1 (with DUMP)

Continuing from question Yet another "driver_power_state_failure" on Win8.1 (with DUMP) I followed advices provided, upgrading Nvidia drivers and win8.1, but unfortunately I had another ...
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Windows 8.1 BSOD DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION

This BSOD happens every time I open certain programs. The whole computer goes into a freeze for about 2 minutes, then shows a blue screen. It gives me the error DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. I tried playing ...
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Windows 7 Boot fail. 500Gb SSD Ok. Elusive Windows 7 Existence. DISKPART? CMD fix? [closed]

Please help.. HARDWARE: Toshiba Dynabook 3D i7 laptop with 8Gb RAM and (Upgrade) 500Gb SSD running JAPANESE KANJI Windows 7 (upgraded to Ultimate); with ENGLISH Overlay. No Official Win 7 DVD Disk as ...
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Why does my desktop PC crash after upgrading or installing new memory card?

Before I start detailing my issue with my computer system, I would like to let you know that my system is Compaq Presario SR1817CL Desktop PC. I bought this computer back in 2004 or 2005. Since then, ...
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Unable to ever properly get Windows running under bootcamp

I have a late 2012 iMac I'm trying to get Windows 7/8/8.1 running on. I've tried all 3 versions, and nothing ever works. I'm pretty certain it's a driver problem - the OS installs fine and I can do ...
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Switching a freshly formatted HDD to another laptop

So here is the situation, sorry for a bit of a long post. I have one(HP) laptop which harddrive unfortunately recently crashed, while i have another Compaq laptop with worse hardware, but an ...
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Yet another “driver_power_state_failure” on Win8.1 (with DUMP)

please bear with me if I post another question on this subject, but this is starting to kill me. Full specs of my notebook are here: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/sJx43YcJyRtL5RkopHR5YbV I ...
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Clone Failed: Checked Win7 in USB tray: but now no drive letters. Nothing

BSoD Windows 7 exists but is Invisible. I had done a re-size partition with EaseUS to do a clone. So, I am drowning in dozens/hundreds of web pages I have listed trying to fix this (I am not ...
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Daily BSOD in Windows 8.1 when computer exits idle state

Around 2 months ago I reformatted my computer and installed Windows 8.1 At first, things were okay and it was working smoothly; already with all drivers installed as far as I remember. But eventually ...
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Increasingly frequent BSOD: Is it a sign of drive impending failure?

These past few months I’ve been getting increasingly frequent KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR BSODs, after some Googling it seems that it could be attributed to a failing drive. So after opening ...
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BSOD on Resume and in Low Power States (error switches between ntoskrnl, fltmgr, and ntfs)

I have a BSOD that keeps reoccurring with different culprits. It never occurs at startup. It only occurs when the system is sleeping or has just woken from sleeping. I notice that it only seems to ...
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Sudden bluescreens when interacting with the Steam platform

I recently made a build for a friend and things are running great, except he always gets bluescreens that indicate a hardware issue when interacting with the Steam platform. Bootscreens often occur as ...
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Booting Win7 64bit from USB 3.0 thumb drive - is it possible to use the 3.0 speeds?

As it sits it takes 4-6 minutes to load a web page using my USB 2.0 slot. My Thumb Drive(PSF32GTAB3USB) is 3.0 and I have a port on my laptop (N53SV) that's also USB 3.0. However, if I try booting ...
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BSOD STOP 0xF4 Dump Fail 0XC0000010

System Info: Laptop: HP Envy 15 3040nr OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7 ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth LE connection error

I've built a Bluetooth LE HID device which is a combined keyboard, mouse, and consumer device. All OS's can connect to it fine...except Windows 8.1, on all hardware. It connects and pairs, but then ...
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Windows 8.1: PC crashes after opening metro app

I recently installed windows 8.1 to my ASUS computer, it works and I installed my drivers. But for some reason when I connect it to an external display and open windows store, the computer crashes. ...
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BSOD crashes after a freeze period of 100% Highest Active Time while the Hard Disk actually appears to be idle

After a few BSoD crashes of my Windows 7 that follow a period of semi-frozen environment, I have started monitoring my Resource Monitor to try to catch the culprit in act. The symptoms are: The ...
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Sony Vaio crashes once a day on average

A user had a Sony T series laptop (SVT1311CGXS) that is out of warranty but is still a nice laptop. The problem is that it starts running super slow for 30 seconds and then reboots. It's running ...
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Windows 7 & now windows 8 BSOD Internal_power_error

Recently I purchased a Asrock 990fx Extreme9 and FX-3970, both of these parts are used but I was assured that they were in working order. I have gone through 3 days of trouble shooting issues with ...
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My PC keeps crashing from a bugcheck

My PC keeps changing from a bug check and I am clueless as to what caused it. And I am not sure of how to use DBG. I have attached a minidump to this post. Hopefully some kindhearted soul would be ...
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Windows 8.1 BAD_HEADER_POOL BSOD

I run Windows 8.1 on my PC and my work laptop. Yesterday I had 2 bluescreens on my laptop (never had them before on that machine) and today I had like 5 bluescreens on my PC. All the bluescreens on ...
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Boot looping laptop with W7HP fixed with the addition of RAM

I was repairing a laptop for someone else that was always stuck in a boot loop. The computer has 4 GB of DDR3 memory and Windows 7 Home Premium (I don't have the password for the computer but I ...
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BSOD when installing AMD graphics drivers

Please do not down-vote without leaving a comment why. If you down-vote without giving feedback, it doesn't help me fix the problem. This problem is a recurring one. I've had it happen before, but ...
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WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR even on fresh Windows 8.1

Short summary: Windows 8.1 Blank screen on boot, after System Restore gets bugcheck 0x124: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR, argument 0x00: MCA error. Possibly related earlier minidump (it won't generate ...
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Nvidia Display Dirver crashing with BSOD at higher temperatures

Ever since I installed “Company of Heroes 2” and associated DirectX files from Steam as well as upgrading my GPU dirvers, I keep getting the following blue screen of death (BSOD) message: ...
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Can I pull a .DMP to another computer?

A computer keeps giving a BSOD any time it's shut down, and also randomly a couple times per week. I've pulled some of the .DMP files from it and keep trying to load them on a different computer, but ...
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Having BSOD problems, Win 7 Memory Disgnostic hangs at 21% every time

I have been having blue screen problems ever since I built my (first) diy PC this past Christmas. Various people on various sites have suggested it's a RAM problem so I tried running the built in Win ...
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BSOD verification of a known dll failed 0xc0000428

I get this BSOD today. I has tried all basic solutions like F8, repair computer, last known comfiguration, bootrec /fixboot, etc. without any solutions. I have CBS.log which have some errors, but I ...
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c0000142 DLL Initialization failed

I have a computer with the following configuration: Intel DH87MC motherboard, Core i3 4130 processor with Transcend 4GB RAM. I'm really stuck with the following error which I'm getting on every ...
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Downloading Large Files Causing BSOD (Marvell 9230 SATA Ports Suspected)

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit ASUS P8Z77-V Premium motherboard The ASUS motherboard has 4 Marvell 9230 SATA ports which seem to be causing BSODs. When downloading large files (defined roughly as ...
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Can BSOD cause bad sectors on a hard drive?

What I mentioned as "bad sectors" here are quoted from following scan/test: result from CHKDSK, referred as "Bad Sectors" on the report screen. result from HD Tune - Error Scan, referred ...
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How can I resolve Windows 7 BSOD after wake up from sleep?

All drivers are up to date. When I wake it up from sleep, Windows 7 respond slow just like virus infect. Then I get BSOD and system restart. I don't have virus infect. BlueScreenView says BSOD cause ...
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0xc000021a Windows Error

I installed Windows 8.1 from Windows 7 a few weeks ago, and have since had to reinstall THREE times because of this same error. Basically, after a few days of normal use, I start getting "Shockwave ...
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BSOD when PC is unattended

I frequently get a BSOD if I leave my computer unattended for a period of time. SOmetimes it happens after a few minutes, sometimes after an hour. I am sure this is something to do with either USB ...
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Frequent BSOD 0x9F driver_power_state_failure

I have been experiencing lots of BSODs in the past few weeks. The stop code is always 0x9F (driver_power_state_failure). I have saved four memory dumps from the past three days, and used WinDbg from ...
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Eset Smart Security Personal Firewall crashes with a bluescreen

When I plug my internet cable in computer, the computer goes to BSOD and says UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP. I am sure it is due to Eset Smart Security 8 Personal Firewall Because of when I ...
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PC permenently freezes in unusual pattern [closed]

I have read many of threads about this issue yet none of them seem to be the same as mine. Let me first tell you a short story of my PC. It served me quite many years (5 maybe). During that time it ...
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What mechanism writes the dump files when a bluescreen occurs?

We are occasionally encountering a blue screen on certain Windows Server 2008 R2 systems. There is no dump file written. Despite extensive analysis and corrections no dump file is generated (nor in ...
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Is memtest relialable?

when i start to play some demanding game my computer either restart with BSOD without any usefull information right away or system starts to act weird (weird chars in browser, unstability). System is ...
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Error while updating Windows to 8.1

I'm trying to upgrate my notebook to 8.1. After reboot I get BSOD, reboot and message: Sorry we couldn't complete the update to Windows 8.1. We restored your previous version of Windows to this PC ...
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Windows 8.1 x64 Consistent BSOD - Details Included

I am using a ASUS UX62LN-R4060H and consistently getting BSOD errors. I am not using it's built in bloatfull Windows. I am using Windows 8.1 x64. Got two kind of BSOD so far and here they are; ...
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PC freezes±loses video signal and blue screen of death—while any playing any game for about ten minutes

I built a custom PC: CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K GPU: Gigabyte R9 280 Ultra Durable VGA 3GB RAM: ADATA XPG Z1 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4 2133 CL13 Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-X99-UD4 - Intel X99 HDD: WD Caviar Blue ...
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BSOD: driver_power_state_failure; can't find cause Windows 8.1 x64

I have a notebook, ASUS ROG G750JM, with Windows 8.1 64 bit, that I've been using for a few months. Three or four times, absolutely random, I get a BSOD with the message: ...
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Machine is rebooted due to bugcheck “The bugcheck was: 0x000000d1 (0x0021ee81, 0xd0000002, 0x00000000, 0xf7727548). ”&Machine is VM with 2003 OS

Machine is rebooted due to bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000d1 (0x0021ee81, 0xd0000002, 0x00000000, 0xf7727548). Machine is VM with 2003 OS. Event Type: Information Event Source: Save Dump ...
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Why won't my Acer Aspire E1 731 2509 load Windows?

I have a two month old acer aspire E1 731 2409 windows 8.1 and I have some issues with starting it up and have been for the past two days. Sense I don't really know much about computers I need help ...
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ASUS G74sx - after BSOD, HDD & CD-Rom dissapears even from BIOS

I have an ASUS G74sx DH-71 laptop. Prerequisites: HDD running in AHCI mode. HDD S.M.A.R.T. 100% Health - Tested no bads, realocs or other issues. Ram Tested with memtest86+ 6 Cycles - No Issues. ...