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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Windows 7 64bit STOP Error Code 0x000000F4

I got a BSOD when my computer was almost idle (only utorrent was running) with stop error code 0x000000F4. Also at the blue screen it got stuck at the 2nd step (don't remember what it says) and as a ...
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Frequent BSODs… BIOS settings?

I've been getting very frequent BSODs after putting together my new setup... Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD2 Intel Core i5-760 2.8 GHz G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB DDR3-1333 SDRAM OCZ Vertex 96GB SATA II SSD Hitachi ...
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Windows XP Blue Screen of Death, is there a log anywhere?

I'm trying to fix my friend's computer. Everytime she tries to boot it we have a blue screen right after the loading bar with the XP logo. If I mount it using a live linux distro, is there a way I can ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit complete system failure

I'm having a problem with Windows. Here are my system specs: i5-2500K Sandy Bridge ASUS P8Z68-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z68 G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 EVGA ...
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BSOD -> Disk Boot Failure -> Normal Start

Just finished putting together a new PC and am having a very unwelcome issue at startup. While this doesn't happend ever time, it happens most of the time. Computer is running normally Reboot ...
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Stop 0x7b after replacing motherboard in Windows 7

On a system where the CPU and motherboard had to be changed, the Windows 7 installation doesn't boot up. We have tried changing AHCI to IDE and vice versa, but to no avail. When I Disable Automatic ...
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Why do I get the “dumping physical memory” screen after hibernation?

Lately I've been getting the dreaded blue screen "Dumping physical memory" after I try to restart my laptop from the hibernation state. I then have to restart the machine to get it operating again. ...
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Will the old OS on my secondary drive interfere with the new OS on the primary one?

I recently installed Windows 7 on a new SSD. I was planning to format my old HD, which still had Windows XP and all my data on it, but everything seemed to be working just fine, so laziness (and fear ...
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Analyzing a WinDbg dump after a BSOD - “An expected clock interrupt was not received”

About six months ago I upgraded my computer hardware - new mobo, CPU, RAM, etc. It's run like a champ until just recently. This morning when I went to my computer it had a BSOD. I used WinDbg to ...
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Bad RAM or bad motherboard?

After hooking up a KVM switch, my Windows machine started to blue screen. I unhooked the KVM, and the blue screens continued. I was able to do a system restore, and all seeemed okay. After doing ...
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How to know what was the reason of this bluescreen error?

I got a blue screen error and after 10 seconds my Windows 7 64bit Home premium PC got restarted. After restarting i got this reason to restart. I'm worrying if something is wrong with my PC. I have ...
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Why is my computer 'freezing' during OS loading & POST?

My computer is suffering from seemingly random crashes, that get progressively worse the longer a computer session runs. Initially, the system will start, appear to run fine for some time, then a ...
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On some boots, I get a 0x0000003d BSOD

Recently built a new rig with these specs: Asus p8z68-v pro Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz 2x4GB i5 2500k Now running at stock whenever I log in to windows 64bit it will run for a few minutes before ...
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BSOD and flickering graphics on Windows 7 64bit [closed]

I recently purchased a new motherboard (Asus P8 Z68-V Pro) Processor (Intel Core i5 2500K) and 8gb of DDR3 RAM. Since installing these I have had a lot of problems with at first flickering graphics, ...
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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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Is there any solution to Process1_Initialization_Failed on Windows 7?

I have a BSOD problem that I cannot repair. I would be so grateful if someone could provide a solution. I have Windows 7 OS installed on the computer. The stop error message resembles the following: ...
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Installing a driver's INF file?

I've been fixing a friends computer which had all manner of things wrong with it, so I just wiped the whole thing and reinstalled Windows 7 (with the debugged service pack update). Everything was ...
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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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Netbook randomly shutting down or restarting [closed]

Machine: Asus EEE 1201N netbook / Windows 7 32bit At first I thought it was my video drivers/codecs because it would only happen while playing a video (streaming, off hdd, whichever. and at random ...
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Windows 7 starter edition on netbook boot failure

Since yesterday my netbook won't boot anymore... The last time it "worked" I got a bluescreen, I think it was about "http.sys". Since that, I get a error claiming windows could not be loaded. The ...
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Bluescreen 0x00000101 when installing “Silverlight 4 Tools for VS 2010” on Windows 7

I'm trying to install the IIS Smooth Streaming client through Web Platform Installer. It has a dependency on the Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 though, so Web Platform Installer started ...
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Windows XP BSOD When Trying to Hibernate

I recently managed to revive an antique Pentium 4 PC with the following specs: Pentium 4 Northwood 2.0 GHz ASUS P4SE mainboard (SiS 645 chipset) nVidia GeForce4 Ti-4200 1 GB DDR-400 RAM (Transcend) ...
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Fixmbr on attached notebook hard drive - possible?

I have a blue screen on my notebook during boot and can't get to the recovery console. I've removed the hard drive from the notebook and inserted it into another PC. Can I use fixmbr on the hard ...
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Screen artifacts and memory parity error

I have owned a Dell Inspiron 9400 laptop that has given me nothing but grief. I bought this laptop in 2006 and over the near year (till 2007) dell replaced the motherboard twice, LCD screen once. But ...
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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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Bluescreening without an error trail..?

My PC occasionally blue-screens (about once/wk). The error is displayed very quickly (too fast for me to catch), so I look for DUMP files. After blue screening today, I checked my whole system for ...
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Dell 1558 I/O error + System crashing

I have a Dell Studio 1558 (Core i7, 6G Ram, 500G HD, ATi HD5470) (Not more than a few months old - still in warranty) Some events that started happening with my laptop starting a few days ago in ...
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Windows XP 64bit Sp2 Installation on Compaq CQ62

I have Compaq CQ62-259TU machine (core i5, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD), I am trying to install windows XP 64bit SP2 , instead of the windows 7, which is currently install. The system boots well from the ...
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BlueScreens on my ThinkPad with Windows 7 64 Bit and a SSD (CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION, ntoskernel.exe)

I'm getting BlueScreens about every five days for more than three months. Here's an example: A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The ...
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Random BSOD, even when the computer idles

I get a random BSOD, even when the computer idles. Already tried: memtest - ok scandisk - ok netsh int ip reset Winsock fix. tcpip.sys+2c13e 21.06.2011 15:21:00 DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ...
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Blue Screen of Death when accessing a mapped network drive

I'm facing a hard time solving a BSOD which happens whenever I access a mapped network drive. It only happens when I access a particular folder in this drive. The error code is: BAD_POOL_HEADER ...
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Can you help me diagnose the reason why my desktop PC randomly shuts down?

Please note that I don't have specialized hardware tools to run more advanced diagnostics. I've been using my desktop for a while now and suddenly it would get very choppy, applications would ...
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Debugging a BSOD

For the last few days I've been getting a BSOD at least once a day. Apparently the crash has been caused by ntkrpamp.exe and searching on Google has revealed that the issue seems to be related to bad ...
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Windows 7 BSOD on boot after windows update

After Windows updates today, I restarted my desktop (for the first time in a couple weeks), and on boot up ran into a BSOD: STOP: 0x0000007E (0xFFFFFFFFC0000005, 0xFFFFF8000355AB5A, ...
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Bluescreen Stop 0x00000027 RDR_FILE_SYSTEM after cloning system on new HDD

A couple of months ago I got a new 500GB HDD for my no-name-brand Laptop PC and I cloned the complete Win 7 Pro 32bit system with clonezilla from the old 70GB drive to the new one. At first everything ...
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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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Random BSOD Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Now the wife is having random BSOD's, she plays a Facebook game - BSOD, Play WoW - BSOD. I've removed memory and tried one stick at a time so the RAM is good. I game her my 500 watt PSU so not enough ...
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Why can't I repair my Windows XP installation? Partitioned [unknown] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME (0x000000ED) on my Windows XP DELL laptop? I have a computer that I need to do a installation repair on. It's running a SATA drive and ...
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help! striped raid causing bsod!

This links to my previous question. I've been running my machine (mobo is XFX 790i Ultra Sli) off a raid 0 for a couple of years now with two Samsung f1 1tb drives with no problems. I've also been ...
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Windows BSOD - memory problems

A Windows Vista PC would regularly produce blue screens of death. A memory test proved that the memory was the cause. The PC had a motherboard several years old, and memory to fit that mother ...
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How to troubleshoot BSOD after removal of virus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I'm battling a virus right now, I have a Windows 7 ultimate, 32 bit, Using AVG virus security. It's a ...
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BSOD on windows 7

Please help, I don't have any idea how to interpret what's written on blue screen view. How do I determine from this what cause the blue screen of death.
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Windows 7 Shutdown Delay

I am experiencing an issue with Windows 7 Professional. The computer experiences some issues randomly (internet connectivity, slows down, etc). At this point I will try to shutdown the computer, ...
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I'm getting a Stop 7B error, but only when I have additional drives connected

A few days back, I got a nasty piece of malware which I am fairly certain I managed to remove. Initially the main problem was that the computer would halt with a Stop 7B error, but after lots of hair ...
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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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Bios Clears Itself

For whatever reason, my computer regularly bluescreens. Oftentimes when it bluescreens the bios gets cleared. I doubt the CMOS battery is bad, as it is relatively new (the same with the power ...
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BSOD in srv.sys when playing a movie from another computer across Windows network

Been at this problem for a few hours and struggling. When I watch a movie/tv/music from a laptop connected to this PC via a simple Windows Workgroup, it will occasionally BSOD with ...
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Windows 7 installed on Dell causes BSOD when hard disk installed in HP Laptop

I installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit on a Dell machine and when I install that hard drive in a HP Touchsmart laptop, Windows BSODs after the "Starting Windows" and "fireflies" logo. Same deal if I ...
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Changing the Color of the BSOD

Years ago I became aware of a couple of settings that were purported to allow you to customize the colors of the Blue Screen of Death. Supposedly, by adding the MessageBackColor and MessageTextColor ...
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windows xp error, restarts on enabling LAN connection

Sometimes when I enable my LAN connection then the System restarts with a blue screen showing "A problem has occurred" and processes something. Then, Windows restarts properly, but a message ...