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Ten specific techniques for troubleshooting a Windows blue screen of death [on hold]

I have searched super user for blue screen trouble shooting and found myriad results. Each mentions one or two techniques. My sense is that it would be useful to have a reference list of these ...
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1answer
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BSOD after cloning data hard drive Windows Vista Ultimate

I have an issue with my current system not running properly after I clone my data drive to another, bigger hard drive. I have tried Acronis TruImage as well as a couple of other programs that I cannot ...
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1answer
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What to do after system restore does not work?

Sometimes after a windows update I get a blue SOD on start-up, and normally resolve this by going into safe mode, system restore, check problem with update / reinstall all fine. On this occasion I ...
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0answers
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Blue Screen Error Code 1000008e Windows Vista

When using CCleaner this blue screen error code appeared: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about ...
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1answer
165 views

Xp bsod on startup after ram upgrade

I just upgraded my hp dv6426us from 1gb of ram (512x2) to 4 gb (2x2). I have a vista 32 bit and xp 32 bit dual boot os configuration. Now when I boot up xp gives me a bsod right after showing the ...
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1answer
42 views

How to create a WIndows Vista Installer including my own drivers

I try to add a Syba SD-PEX40054 with Marvell 88SE9230 RAID Sata 3.0 PCIe card to my Workstation Intel s5000psl to pass from SATA 2.0 to SATA 3.0 and add HDD with SATA 3.0 specs. Now I have an issue, ...
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363 views

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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1answer
54 views

Windows Vista fails to boot BSOD

After fresh reinstall I get an error which says to run CHKDSK on the computer and the error code is 0x0000007B. I didn't even manage to boot it once. I managed to run checkdisk from vista installation ...
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0answers
271 views

Driver win32k.sys marked pagable instead of nonpagable

A friend has the following BSOD on Vista, about each 45 minutes: A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. win32k.sys The ...
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0answers
336 views

Vista 32 Stop Error 0x000000B4: Video Driver Failed to Initialize. Is there hope?

Looking around on th internets, it's looking like the only option I have left is format and reinstall, which is something I'm REALLY trying to avoid. The machine has alot of activated software from a ...
2
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2answers
312 views

I keep getting the BSOD. how do I trace what application / driver is causing it?

I get a APC_INDEX_MISMATCH error and it says it is dumping memory. Where is the dump sent? More importantly how do i scan it to find out who is causing the BSOD?
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1answer
53 views

Can I restore a Vista restore point using a PE disk?

I have a PC that continues to BSOD on FLTMGR.SYS. I had hoped to boot to safe mode to return to a previous restore point but the BSODs as well. Before I fallback to a reinstall, is there a way I can ...
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2answers
905 views

Blue screen error code 1000008e

I'm getting blue screens, mostly when trying to boot a program that required a lot of memory (games, photo editing software.) So far I've only managed to catch one set of error codes: BCCode: ...
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2answers
752 views

symtdi.sys causing bluescreen after install of Norton Internet Security 2012 on Vista

I've just upgraded a Windows Vista machine to Service Pack 1. Subsequently I upgraded the previously disabled Norton Internet Security 7 (expired) to Norton Internet Security 2012 (this requires SP1). ...
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1answer
43 views

How can I get Windows to apply its settings?

I have a computer with a major problem; it gives a blue screen when the login screen loads. I've been using this guide to troubleshoot the issue, and now I've run into a problem. I have determined ...
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1answer
493 views

running chkdsk /F on a large mounted NTFS image file gets BSOD (Windows Vista)

Using ddrescue, I've created ISO files from the C: and D: drives on my Windows XP laptop's harddisk (after the laptop stopped booting and chkdsk etc. wouldn't fix it). I was able to mount the 60 GB ...
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3answers
414 views

How do I troubleshoot boot freezes and UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME (0x000000ED) on my Windows XP DELL laptop? How do I fix “Unmountable Boot Volume”? I have my computer partitioned into 2 ...
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1answer
100 views

Vista Booting Issues

The long of it (with all the details; skip ahead for just the question) So, Vista won't boot (surprise, surprise). But, I've gotten it a lot closer than when I started this process, so I have hope in ...
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1answer
53 views

windows vista bsod

I had to reinstall Vista about a two months ago due to machine unable to boot-up properly. Reinstalled my software apps. A few weeks ago got the BSOD. Again I got it today. Now I am using the windows ...
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1answer
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How to recover Windows Vista from blackscreen (mouse and keyboard is working)?

I am a computer geek which I use all the resources of the computer, and i have many opened and non-saved documents (especially notepad files that are not saved). Here is the situation: I use ...
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0answers
115 views

Sporadic registry file failure on startup

Somewhere between 50% and 70% of the times I start my computer, I get the following bluescreen: STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file): ...
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1answer
589 views

Vista bluescreen {fatal_system_error} before logon screen (safe mode works)

I have this home-built computer running Windows Vista Ultimate x64 for a couple years. The OS is not pirated, and the hardware is pretty boring: 8GB of RAM, Intel DG45ID motherboard, Core 2 Quad ...
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1answer
128 views

Unknown driver (uwtiruog.sys) causes BSOD - possible malware infection

Reposting question from superuser: Hello, A colleague has a laptop that was infected with malware. I cleaned it but the performace is still not 100%. I tried following instructions on ...
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1answer
92 views

Bizzare driver(?) [uwtiruog.sys] causes sporadic BSOD - possible malware infection

I have laptop here that was infected with malware. I cleaned it but the performace is still not 100%. I tried following instructions on Bleepingcomputer and TechGuy to check for hidden malware/rootkit ...
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3answers
405 views

BSOD on Vista laptop(safe mode works)— thoughts and approaches?

I have a 18 month old Dell laptop that has always treated me well. Last night, as I was in the middle of typing a gmail to someone, I got a BSOD. I don't have the exact message in front of me but it ...
2
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2answers
260 views

Sony VAIO VGN-Z21WN BSOD Vista Business

I am trying to trouble shoot an issue one of our users is experiencing with their laptop. Essentially they get a MULTIPLE_IRP_COMPLETE_REQUESTS STOP error when resuming the system from sleep mode. ...
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5answers
188 views

Installing Windows 7 on a BSOD Windows Vista

On a previous question I posted, I asked for help on fixing my Windows Vista box because it keeps going to a blue screen. No one seems to have the answer, so now I want to install Windows 7. Can I ...
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2answers
115 views

Vista install works on one computer, but bluescreens another (on which Vista is known to work)

I hope my explanations make some sense -- please ask for clarification if they don't. I had a computer running Windows Vista (Ultimate, 64-bit). All was well! Then one day there was a nasty power ...
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2answers
732 views

Windows Vista BSOD on my desktop

My desktop is on the fritz; it keeps going to blue screen with the stop message of 0x0000007E immediately after the Vista loading bar, right before transitioning to the login screen. My desktop runs ...
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1answer
798 views

Vista won't boot. BSOD: Page fault in nonpaged area

Here's the story: I let Windows Update do the updates it wanted to do, then rebooted the computer. The updating process was taking time so I went away. When I came back, my computer was rebooting. It ...
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1answer
329 views

what is the solution for blue screen error (BSOD)?

on my desktop, I have BSODs frequently on Windows Vista and 7, with new error code every time I need to know what cause it and how to solve this error.
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3answers
471 views

How to make my pc go into black screen of death/blue screen?

Please, is there any way that I can let this happen in a virtualbox? I just want to experience it and try to fix it.
3
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2answers
740 views

Getting a STOP error on Vista boot (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA)

I'm trying to boot into a Vista 64 bit machine and during startup, right after the progress bar starts scrolling back and forth, it BSOD's with a STOP error 0x00000050 (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA). ...
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1answer
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Is a STOP 0x0000009F (DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE) BSOD a sign of hardware trouble? [closed]

I've got a Gateway P7811FX that dual-boots Win7 and Vista. It was running great for over a year until a few weeks ago when I got my first-ever BSOD. As the title says, the code was 9F, which when I ...
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1answer
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VirtualBox: Use real hardware settings for CPU, Hardware Controller etc

I'm trying to boot Windows7 off a partition using a openSUSE 11.2 host. What happens: Turn on the virtual machine Grub shows up like it would on a real reboot. I select windows Windows shows some ...
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3answers
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Win Vista repair help? [closed]

I an trying to fix a friends Vista laptop. It is stuck in a BSOD/reboot loop. I found the following article on how to repair a similar issue in XP. ...
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3answers
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Blue Screen of Death (display stopped working) on Compaq Presario 6608AU laptop

I have a Compaq Presario 6608AU laptop with NVIDIA GeForce 7150 / nForce 630M and AMD Turion 64 X2 1.9 GHz processor. After what is usually 3 to 4 hours of usage, the screen sometimes goes blank - ...
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File corrupted BSOD on Windows Vista x64

I'm having some problems with my Windows Vista x64 computer. In last two days, I had about 5 crashes, that always go the same way Everything freeze for about 1 second I see black screen with about ...
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3answers
258 views

Windows refuses to boot - registry issues

A few hours ago, my system locked up all of a sudden, so I rebooted it. When booting, I got a screen telling me the file that the HKLM hive of my registry was located in was corrupt. I rebooted ...
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4answers
795 views

BSOD when going to sleep (DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE)

I have a ThinkPad T400 with Windows Vista Ultimate. When I try to go to Standby, I often get a DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE stop code. At first, WinDbg flagged it as the Citrix Deterministic Network ...
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4answers
491 views

Corrupt Boot Sector

My girlfriend recently tried to install some printer drivers, and I guess her computer BSOD'ed. When the computer powers up it says the computer was turned off yada yada, with the options start the ...
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5answers
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BSOD - Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe

Recently, my Dell desktop has been randomly crashing when left running for an extended period of time. The following information was written to the dump file: Unable to load image ...
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4answers
91 views

Whats wrong with my hd and/or how can I recover the files?

I woke up this morning and my Vista64 desktop boots, but blue screens right before it gets to the desktop. I've tried all the boot modes, and safe mode shows it stopping on crcdisk.sys which I've ...
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3answers
820 views

bad_pool_caller in vista

Every so often, my Vista 64-bit operating system blue-screens within about three minutes of booting up. The blue-screen indicates BAD_POOL_CALLER. Searching on the Internet indicates that this ...
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2answers
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Video card driver causing Windows Vista to blue screen

I bought an HP Pavilion dv2000 back when Windows Vista first came out and it was working quite well until the video card drivers started acting up 6 months ago. The laptop has an nVidia GeForce ...
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3answers
401 views

BSOD in nltdi.sys Vista x64

BSOD caused by NetLimiter's nltdi.sys Error codes vary, but this is pretty constant: SYMBOL_NAME: tdx!TdxSendConnection+2a0 MODULE_NAME: tdx IMAGE_NAME: tdx.sys Stack trace includes: nltdi+0x1144 ...
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Why does Windows still have the BSOD on Ctrl+Scroll+Scroll “feature”?

While Windows XP came out I heard about a testing feature that existed to manually cause a BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death). I also heard this was supposed to be removed in XP Service Pack 2. It didn't get ...