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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check if hdd has bad sectors ad force windows to ignore them

i have a 500gb hdd (SeaGate), and every now and then i get a bsod with error being ntfs.sys it happens daily, maybe even 3 times a day is there a way I can check if my hdd has: a. A bad sector/s ...
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Troubleshooting AMD graphics card w/ artifacts and BSODs

I am running a fully updated copy of Windows 7 Ultimate on a self-built PC with AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 gHz CPU with 8.0 GB RAM and a discrete AMD Radeon HD 5570 graphics card. A problem I've been ...
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Likely cause of BSODs associated with Desktop Window Manager warnings

My primary PC experiences a BSOD (bug check 124) roughly once a day and has been doing so for several months. These BSODs appear to be related to warnings 500 and 501 in the Windows event log. Both ...
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BSOD crash. CPU fan turning on and off. The computer won't boot. Processor thermal trip error

One of my friend's desktop suddenly crashed and is throwing up random symptoms. The following is how the issues have taken place: The Operating System (Windows 7) abruptly crashed with a BSOD error (...
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BSOD during Windows 7 64 bit installation - Dell Inspirion R15 3537

I recently bought Inspiron 15 3537 with Windows 8. I am trying to install fresh Windows 7 instead. I followed all the instructions, yet at the end of the installation I get the blue screen with ...
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BSOD caused by driver

my pc just got a BSOD when booting up. I used bluescreenview to view the minidump file & it seemed to be caused by this driver called peauth.sys. I did a google search and one of the answer ...
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How to fix blue screen of death (BSOD) error? [duplicate]

am very sure that my graphics card nvidia geforce 210 is causing BSOD, because when i remove the graphic card and use the on-board graphics there are no such errors. I have got 3 BSODs up to date. ...
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Windows 8 , Your Pc ran into problemlem and needs to restart

I have Hp laptop with Windows 8, After trying to install Norton, it does not boot and restarts itself. I tried to go to HP recovery by pressing F11 but gives me same error and restarts. Error is ...
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Memory Management problems with new Dell XPS Laptop

I recently bought the latest and "best" Dell XPS 15 with preinstalled Windows 8.1. In the two weeks I am using it now, there have been a lot of application crashes, unexpected system shutdowns and ...
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Getting BSOD with registry error on windows 7

I have recently started getting a blue screen of death (BSOD) error very shortly after logging in to my Windows 7 laptop. It is fine if I am in safe mode, but crashes every time when I log in to ...
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Macbook Pro with Bootcamp 5.0 - Windows crashes on return from sleep

My Macbook Pro (13" Mid 2012) crashes upon return from sleep when in Windows 7 (64 bit). I'm running the Bootcamp 5.0.5033 version of the drivers. The minidump analysis is: 0: kd> !analyze -v ****...
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Windows Crashes on nvlddmkm

I recently in installed Windows on my computer after having Linux for over 1 year. Now whenever I start any game I get a bluescreen from nvlddmkm. I understand this is form nVidia, which makes sence ...
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Restoration of system image causes STOP 0x07B BSOD [duplicate]

I restored a Windows 7 Clonezilla image of a Dell laptop I had to a virtualbox hard drive. During the boot process, I get a BSOD, I've tried repairs using both the internal system repair and using a ...
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Frequent BSOD on laptop

I recently bought a laptop Lenovo G700, for a while it worked fine, but about a month ago it started having problems. Laptop has become BSOD issue with the code CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT. I reinstalled ...
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Getting “NTLDR is missing” and can't boot into Windows XP CD because it gives BSOD 0x07B

If I try to boot normally into hard drive with my Windows XP - I get "NTLDR is missing". If I try to boot into Windows XP installation CD - I get BSOD 0x07B. So, basically I can't access recovery ...
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Getting BSOD, is my RAM broken?

I am getting BSOD maybe once every 2-3 weeks. I manage to take a picture of the latest: Upon restart, I also get this error message from Windows: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: ...
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Sony Vaio Suddenly Shuts down

I have Sony Vaio VPCF12S1E and it is 3 years old at the moment. I have two major problems: a black screen and a blue screen. I opened my laptop and cleaned up parts really carefully. I changed the ...
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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, ...