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How to pinpoint the cause of a system crash? [duplicate]

I'm running Windows 7 SP1 64-bit. My system has been running great lately, but it crashed all of a sudden. I checked the system event logs and found this: The computer has rebooted from a ...
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Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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Frequent BSOD on Windows 7 machine. Error attached

This randomly happens everyday. Sometimes while browsing the web. Sometimes in excel. Sometimes in sublime. Sometimes in my CMD prompt. Here's what happens in order: Screen/cursor will freeze. If ...
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blues screen and shut down

I have built my first PC and after installing windows 8 and starting to look around the OS I downloaded some programs, nothing unusual and a game. While I was downloading some other stuff is went to ...
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345 views

DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION on Windows 8.1 only when I Restart the PC

I am getting the dreaded DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION on a newly setup Windows 8.1 rig. It uses a Gigabyte H87-HD3 Motherboard, i5 4570, 16GB RAM and has a Kingston 240GB SSD (no other h/w on the M/b). ...
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How to screenshot a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD) [duplicate]

I am using windows 7. Recently my computer crashed, and displayed the dreaded BSOD: I was trying to copy down the error message, but I didn't have enough time. Is it possible to take a screenshot ...
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New laptop crashes with bug check after hibernate

About once a week my laptop crashes with a bugcheck 9F when restoring from hibernate. I have examined the dumps with windbg and they all seem related to hyper-V The FAULTING_MODULE is always ...
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136 views

Windows 7 random crashes

I have a Windows 7 computer with this hardware: Asus P8P67 PRO Intel i7 2600k 8GB RAM AMD Radeon HD 6970 2TB HDD (used for storing data) 128GB SSD OCZ Vertex III (used for the OS) The PC works ...
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1answer
172 views

Random Crashes and Critical Errors with Toshiba SSD - BHDrvx64 the Cause?

I recently bought and installed the Toshiba Q Series Pro (THNSNJ256GCST) 256GB SSD into my laptop. Whenever I boot up in the mornings, the OS (Windows 7 Pro x64) will have random critical errors ...
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1answer
71 views

Why is my computing shutting down or bluescreening?

This is a common question, but after searching around for a long time and trying a lot of different diagnostic methods, I haven't found a solution. Crashes Note: while writing this post, my computer ...
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204 views

How do I set the BSOD on Windows 8.1 to pause and display useful hexdump information instead of a frowny face?

My Windows 8.1 machine is crashing once-a-day with a BSOD, and not leaving any DMP file behind, so I have nothing for WinDbg.exe to examine. Nothing interesting in the event log. The BSOD used to ...
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461 views

BSOD Windows 7 KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED 0xc0000005 ntkrnlpa.exe

This is my first post on here. I'm having an issue with a Dell OptiPlex 790 running windows 7 32-bit, we have many of these computers on our domain without any issues, just this one. The computer ...
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160 views

Random BSOD ntoskrnl.exe (Windows 7)

I get BSOD at random times and have been for a while now on my Windows 7 machine. It is really new, and I already tried wiping the graphic card drivers and installing them again (making sure that they ...
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1answer
930 views

BSOD hal.dll+12a3b

This is a reoccurring problem, could someone give me an idea as to the cause. This has been happening on a brand new Dell Precission M4700 ================================================== Dump ...
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2answers
107 views

Windows 7- Constant Crashing and BSODs

I re-installed Windows 7 on my machine and I keep getting BSODs after a fresh install. Can anyone tell me what's going on? Dump: ================================================== Dump File ...
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1answer
535 views

Can prematurely powering down a computer cause bad sectors in a hard drive?

Q1: Can forcibly powering off a PC without using the built-in shutdown/reboot functions, cause a HDD to accumulate bad sectors? Whether it be the result of BSODs, lockups, crashes, etc. Q2: If so, ...
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111 views

What can cause my PC to BSOD (blue screen of death/ stop error)

Since a week or two I've been having many BSODS. It's not only one error, there are many. some of I could remember are: -memory_management -page_fault_in_nonpaged_area -pfn_list_corrupt ...
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1answer
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Blue Screen Issue in windows 7

I am having trouble figuring out this blue screen issue. This is a dump from NirSofts blue screen view ================================================== Dump File : 090913-28516-01.dmp ...
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527 views

How to tell what USB device caused bluescreen

I've got a mini dump from when my computer bluescreened. The debugger shows that it was a generic usb driver that caused the crash, but how to tell which one? This is the first time it's ...
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1answer
259 views

Windows 7 BSoD - KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR

I got a random BSoD while using my laptop today. I haven't had a BSoD in months, and the issue hasn't repeated so far (it happened around 12:17 UTC). KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR *** STOP: 0x0000007A ...
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Windows vista freezes, BSOD

I have an MS Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit SP2 box with a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 6000+, 4GB RAM (according to CCleaner). It will randomly completely freeze system-wide and not ...
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113 views

Laptop crashing and repair won't fix anything

I'm having trouble with my laptop. It's an ASUS running Windows 7. When I tried to start up the laptop earlier today, the screen went black and it took 2+ minutes to even load the blue background ...
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On Windows 7 BSOD, hangs and minidump file is never created

The last few weeks I began having occasional incidents of blue screen of death (BSOD). Here is a photograph of the one that occurred on June 12, 2013: As you can see, it says it's "Initializing ...
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Laptop crashes when webcam is on

Sequence of actions that cause BSOD: 1. Turn on webcam photo capture in browser (tried in chrome) 2. close the tab while photo capture is still on 3. Receive a BSOD "APC Index Mismatch" This is ...
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Diagnose Windows 8 Pro crashes generated by Kernel symbols

My Windows 8 Pro 64-bit crashes randomly at least once per day. The memory dump for that crash says: Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 AMD64 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. ...
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BSOD 0x124 Help needed

I have a new Computer for 3 weeks now and I get a lot of WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR BSODs. I get these bluescreens randomly every 30 - 50 minutes. Here is the dump from WinDbg: Microsoft (R) Windows ...
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1answer
367 views

Win 8 freezing when using flash [duplicate]

My computer crashes sometimes watching movies OR flash videos on the internet, sometimes a bluescreen appear for seconds before the crash. I don't even know how to reproduce the problem. I tried ...
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1answer
820 views

BSOD - meaning of bugcheck?

When logging into Windows 7 today, my PC instantly BSOD'd. Using WhoCrashed I get the following report: -- On Tue 12.02.2013 13:56:20 GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: ...
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1answer
425 views

investigating bsod causes

I experienced my second bsod in two weeks and I am starting to worry, here is the dump from the latest crash, can anyone gather any interesting information here? In the hopes of preventing this in ...
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Copying files from and to HDD crashes PC with BSOD

When I copy files to a particular HDD i receive a BSOD. The screen tells me it's creating a memory dump them restarts the machine. When browsing on the same drive, the PC often becomes unresponsive ...
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Blue Screen of Death - Laptop Crash Every Evening - BCCode: 1000007e

Thanks a lot for taking your time and reading the post, but my laptop has been having BSOD issue every single night for the past little while, out of no reason and I have not install any additional ...
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1answer
437 views

Windows 7 just restarts, no BSOD, shows “Event ID 14 volsnap”

My Windows 7 just restarts without giving me a BSOD. When it reboots, it will hang sometimes and you have to let it rest. Sometimes it will print a message saying that Hal.dll is missing or corrupt. ...
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2answers
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Asus M4A79XTD-EVO / AMD Phenom II X4 965 Crashes / BSOD / Hangs / Restarts

I'll try to be as concise as possible because I have a lot to say about my problem, but I'd rather say it when asked or when I feel it's necessary, just to make this initial reading clearer. For ...
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1answer
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Computer tends to BSOD crash (in any browser) when using Flash based apps?

About a month ago my computer started experiencing crashes, at first it was just every once in a while, then it escalated to around 5 times a day. Typically it crashes when I access flash-based games ...
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Blue Screen with no crash dump generated (0xF4)

I'm getting frequent Blue Screens (every hour or two), with a STOP 0xF4 code. The really fun thing about these is that no crash dump is ever generated. As shown in the screen shot below, it says ...
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BSOD issue on Abit IP 35 Pro

I have a custom built PC with the following specs - Abit IP35 Pro 4GB Nvidia SLI DDR2 RA Nvidia 9800 GTX PCI-E Graphics Card 1 x Asus DVD drive 4 x 500GB hard drives configured in RAID 5 1 x 1TB ...
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Windows 7 Recurring Blue Screens: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT 0x1A

I have recurring BSODs that really have me scratching my head. Here's a look at the errors: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT 0x1A (ntoskrnl.exe) - I've seen this 9 times since April 2012 NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM 0x24 ...
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1answer
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BSOD in USB-Wifi Driver - rtwlanu.sys - System Thread Exception not Handled

The driver is from an USB-Wifi. I've been getting a BSOD in Windows 8 saying "System Thread Exception not Handled". So i've read this ...
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2answers
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Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card Blue Screen of Death crash

For the last couple of months, I get sudden crashes while watching a video. It usually happens when I am skipping parts in a video - then my PC gets stuck, and after few seconds I get this popup ...
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aswSP.SYS BSOD if I start Process Monitor

I'm trying to use Process Monitor but I get a BSOD saying aswSP.SYS crashed. aswSP.SYS is Avast! antivirus self protection system driver file. Do you know why do I get this BSOD and more importantly ...
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Computer blue screens then restarts unsuccessfully

My computer has always had this problem but lately its gotten a bit more frequent. While running at seemingly random times the computer goes into a bluescreen and before it has a chance to make any ...
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0answers
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BSOD 0x000000f4(Probably caused by : wininit.exe)

I have BSOD with 0x000000f4 code. It appears when system is not loaded at all. No new hardware where intalled. Only nvidia drivers where updated 3 days ago and they are up to date for now(version ...
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The igxprd32 display driver has stopped working normally

I have a 32-bit WinXP machine with NO GPU, and 4GB of RAM. Recently, I started playing Spiral Knights, which caused my computer to BSOD once every couple hours. Microsoft suggested updating my USB ...
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2answers
718 views

Windows BSOD Stop: 0x000000F4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 64bit STOP Error Code 0x000000F4 This is a brand new system, it was literally just built two days ago. I had installed it, moved my users directory to a second ...
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2answers
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BSOD on boot error c000021a

When I turn my Windows XP Professional PC on it goes past the Windows XP loading screen then I get blue screen of death with the error C000021a the session manager initialization system process ...
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1answer
940 views

Blue Screen crash, how do I read the WinDbg output?

I downloaded some debugging symbols needed by the WinDbg tool. Then I opened up the DMP file created by the last Blue Screen crash. This is what was display. Is this a problem with my Video Driver? ...
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Fastest way to reproduce a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)?

As part of a multi-operating system challenge (testing computer integrity), I need to find the fastest way to reproduce a genuine Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) on a Windows machine. Any version that is ...
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3answers
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Failed to reinstall XP, BSOD every time I reboot

Some days ago, I was using one online TV S/W, when it caused my PC to not respond, after waiting a bit more, I decided to reboot manually. It failed to reboot and BSOD happened, it said ...
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501 views

Can a monitor fail to display a “Blue Screen of Death”?

I assembled a computer for myself about 11 months ago. It was my first build ever, but I seem to have done well-enough. However, I sporadically run into a problem where the audio hangs, all computer ...
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Bluescreen / Crash with 2x RAM but works with 1

I bought this board today: ASRock 880GMH/USB3 R2.0 And 2 DDR3 2GB RAMs (takeMS "TMS2GB364E082-139CM") Power = 300W. The problem is that I get bluescreens (during installation of Windows 7) when I ...