Blue Screen of Death; a Windows fatal system error, e.g. "A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down" or "Your PC ran into a problem". Mention the specific error code and all information on the screen in your question.

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BSOD - Hollow file with actual size

I was working in VS 2012 on a cpp file when I got a BSOD. When the pc turned back on, I couldn't see the contents of the file again. These are the details: when I open the file I was working on ...
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Computer screen stops working after installing graphics driver

I have a Dell studio 1558 laptop with Windows 7 ultimate. Yesterday i got a blue screen with error for "atikmpag.sys" file and the screen stopped working. It just went blank. Later i hooked it up to ...
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Windows 7 BSOD when playing games

I get a blue screen of death from almost any game I play (only from games). I can run the computer for days with no problem as long as I don't start any games. The BSOD is KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR ...
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What's causing bluescreens on my new PC?

I recently brought a gaming PC and I am frequently encountering bluescreen problem: The blue screen message is memory problem detection restart PC to prevent damage to the computer. The following ...
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Several BSODs, different STOP codes, can't identify the source

I'm having constant bsods on my desktop. These are from the past week. Why are they so inconsistent? I have no idea how to figure out what's wrong. Here is a screenshot from BlueScreenView: View ...
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Convincingly “breaking” a system for a non technical user [closed]

For various reasons out of scope for Super User, I've been tasked with temporarily disabling one of my own systems. I have full admin control and own this system. It’s running Windows 7 SP1. I want to ...
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unmountable boot volume 0x000000ED on my laptop windows 7

I am in a pickle. I was unistalling some usless programs when my laptop died & when I turned it on I had unmountable boot volume 0x000000ED (the blue screen) If I hit repair windows it goes to a ...
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ndis.sys BSOD after installing VirtualBox

I have just installed VirtualBox and it installed perfectly and ran fine until I went to restart my computer. After a restart I blue screened, with DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL caused by driver ndis....
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Read minidump file Windown 7

I am having troubles after installing VirtualBox with a BSOD on startup and was wondering how to view the minidump file that is created.
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DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION BSOD error, help me please

I've just updated my win 8 to 8.1 and some unknown errors appeared in my PC. First of all, I got IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD reasoned errors, but after a few driver updates, it disappeared. Now I get ...
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BSOD after installing old driver in Windows 8.1

I have installed an older version of BlindWrite (I know it was a stupid thing to do) on my Windows 8.1 laptop. During the reading of a DVD, a BSOD showed, saying DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. When ...
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Can't install new AMD video driver

Yesterday I started getting issues with AMD catalyst 13.4 (minidump of the crash was removed while restoring a restore point, I suspect). So I figured I'd uninstall 13.4 and install the latest version,...
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I am getting a BSOD erro IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL [closed]

I am getting IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Error Please tell the cause and resolution of same.Here's the link to dump file https://www.dropbox.com/s/bue4uqxxkrn7dy6/Mini122113-01.dmp.. thANKS
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Can't install any version of Windows

For 3 days I'm trying to install Windows 7 on my cousin's PC but I'm getting BSOD every time. I've tried with Windows 7 x86/x64 and Windows Xp /32. First steps are going well,but after restart when it ...
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BSOD error Windows [closed]

I have been having a bad experience with Windows recently. I am not sure what is the cause. My Motherboard and Processor is brand new, while I have already switched HDDs to no avail. I have ...
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Need help interpreting crash .dmp file

My computer crashed during a game of League of Legends. I rebooted and activated Verifier.exe to check all my drivers upon restart. On rebooting I got another BSOD with error message ...
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Computer Shuts Down, BSOD, Aggravation

---BOUNTY & EDIT--- Ok, here is the latest update, and attached a bounty! So I ran all of my ram sticks 1 at a time for around 24 hours each. None of them caused a BSOD. I ran test on all of ...
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Gigabyte R9 280x blue screens - Windows 7

I'm building a new mining rig right now and I just installed Windows 7 x64 Home Premium on the Hard Drive. I installed the Chipset Driver, the USB Controller Driver, and the LAN Driver. That is ...
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atikmdag.sys+127f8 BSOD with ATI Radeon Kernel Mode Driver

Please see this dmp file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/fdx5cx36dxxpwbz/120413-28704-01.dmp I can't figure out how to solve it. My OS is Windows 7 64bit. Graphics card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
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BSOD When Running Most Programs That Have The Option of a Microphone

The problem is that whenever I open a program that involves something with a microphone, my computer blue screens, with the file causing the trouble being sfng32.sys. I have looked up this problem ...
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W8 QL2300i.Sys corrupted

I've a problem with my windows 8 installation. When I try to boot it goes in an automatic repair loop and then it bsod's and goes again. The BSOD goes to fast to read it. So I put a installation disk ...
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Is my disk drive (SSD) failing?

Just wanted to confirm my suspicions that I have a failing drive on my hands. So far here's what I've experienced: I initially got a BSOD while doing normal web browsing After rebooting; said there ...
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Tracking down the cause of a blue screen error (code 124)

I've been having problems with a blue-screening PC lately (BCCode 124), and I've been trying to track down whats causing it. I had the idea to run a bunch of stability tests to try and isolate the ...
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BSOD caused by minimizing games and long inactivity periods

Sort not the first pc which reacts the same way. Variety of games but one of the few great examples Dota 2 and Assassins Creed series. When I do alt-tab and say work , listen to music then don't turn ...
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Blue screen error with windows 7

I formatted my computer using a Windows XP cd, then I decided to install Windows 7 Pro. After some downtime, the blue screen appeared. This time just restarted the computer. Thinking it would be a ...
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BSOD on VHD on new SSD after a friend played some 'custom' MineCraft… Malicious rootkit virus? MBR corrupt

SPEC: Dell XPS 420 with (almost brand) new Vertex OCZ SSD. Hardware tests seem ok. Hi guys, like a couple of folks have mentioned, I'm having BSOD issue (0x0000007b - 'no boot device') all of a ...
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BSOD Memory Management but memory seems fine

I have an Alienware Aurora R2 which I've been upgrading ever since I bought it. Now it has 16gb of ram (4x4gb kingston). Since I added the last 8gb (2x4Gb) I keep getting the memory management BSOD, ...
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windows 7 and windows 8 works only first boot

I recently bought and installed a SanDisk Ultra Plus 128gb SSD to replace my old 1TB Western Digital, now my PC fails to boot the second time I start it up. I have tried a fresh install of Windows 7 ...
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Frequent BSoDs regarding memory corruption

I have been getting randoms BSoDs recently and they are becoming more frequent. The error is always different but it has something to do with memory corruption. Bsods are totally random. Can happen ...
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Windows 7 64bit crash during gameplay. Caused by drivers ntoskrnl.exe and hal.dll

I'm having trouble with a computer that I built a little less than a year ago (Christmas 2012). I have just recently been getting the blue screen of death while playing Banner's new expansion called ...
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Frequent BSoD Windows 7

For the past week I have been getting BSoD on my Windows 7 home built PC. It's an old computer, I built it back in 2006 or 2007. I hadn't had trouble with it until now. I have BlueScreenView to ...
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Page Fault in NonPaged Area?

For the last couple days my laptop has been randomly been giving me the BSOD with the message page_fault_in_nonpaged_area(fltmgr.sys). I tried looking up the error but everything I found was in ...
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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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BSOD Code 16, artifacts all over the place (gtx 260)

I have a following, quite dated rig E8400 Core 2 Duo cpu Intel Dragontail Peak DP35DP motherboard on Intel Bearlake P35 chipset 4GB ram Geforce 260gtx Corsair 650W PSU Windows 7 64 bit The ...
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SYSTEM hive of the registry is causing computer to BSOD on boot

After some work on my computer, perhaps some updates installs, it didn't boot anymore. BSOD on windows logo loading. After some research I've found out that if I replace the SYSTEM hive of the ...
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BSOD error - minidump file not definitive

I've been getting tons of BSOD errors over the last couple of weeks. At the bottom of this post I put the most recent three dump files (only ones I have). Yesterday I re-installed Windows from scratch,...
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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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Win 7 BSOD stucks at dumping

Recently Ive been getting frequent bsods, which always gets stuck at dumping without finishing it, with most of them showing no error messages. This never happened before i upgraded to new rams, but 2 ...
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Acer Aspire BSOD eRecovery corrupt

Fixing a laptop for a friend, acer aspire 5349, booting into safe mode failed...BSOD PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Googled and toms hardware replies seem to suggest bad RAM. Oddly though I managed to ...
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Windows 8.1 Install Hangs and then blue screens

I have a Windows 8.1 machine with decent specifications which at random points hangs, freezes (so you can only move your mouse) and then blue screens. I have contacted Microsoft Support but they have ...
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Windows 8 To Go drive BSOD'd in the middle of writing something to disk. Computer won't recognize drive

Here's the setup: Dell Precision M4700 laptop Windows 8 To Go installed on a week-old Patriot Tab 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive Laptop natively runs Windows 7 Professional From Windows 7, flash drive was ...
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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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IE10 crash on a tab when use caps lock on a password field

I have a weird issue with an HP ProBook 4530s laptop on W7. When using IE10 and trying to enter a password (on all websites : gmail, yahoo, etc.) a tooltip informs me when I use CAPS LOCK. Problem is ...
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0x19 blue screen randomly appearing while installing or looking for updates

I keep getting random Blue Screen for this error: 0x19 while installing or looking for updates in windows update tool, here is the WinDbg result: ******************************************************...
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BSODs after Windows 8.1 Upgrade

I just upgraded my system to Windows 8.1, and I have been getting BSODs that I did not get before the 8.1 upgrade. Though I cannot conclude that running the Android Emulator with Intel's HAXM is the ...
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Computer BSOD on heavy loads

I recently got a new processor, an fx 8350 black edition, replacing a sempron x4, but when i try to run a cpu-intensive game (rome 2) or run stress testing such as prime95, it crashes out to blue ...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL with Asus PCE-n53 when updating to Windows 8.1

I saw this question and it is the exact same problem on my machine. I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 on my machine. After the first part of the installation is ready the installer reboots my PC, ...
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Computer boots in safemode but get BSoD in normal mode

For my grandparents I installed my old computer with the harddisks from their computer. Now the problem is when I try to boot I get a BSoD and then it instants restarts the computer. If I run in safe ...
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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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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 ...