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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Windws 7 laptop may reboot while running Ubuntu Server 12.10 guest in VirtualBox

On my Windows 7 machine, I am running VirtualBox 4.2.4 with Ubuntu Server 12.10 as a guest. Sometimes, when I run the Ubuntu guest, my whole laptop reboots. Has anyone experienced this, and how can ...
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Troubleshooting, GTX 670 + i7-3820

I've tried to figure this out on my own, but so far I've had no luck, so I now turn to the greater forces that be, ie. you guys. I'm sorry if this is in the wrong forum, but I couldn't decide where ...
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Getting BSODs when video card load is LOW

Well it seems that I have the opposite problem of most users: When the load on my GeForce 9600 M GT is low, the nvddklm.dll causes BSOD. In addition to that, when using driver version other than ...
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Need help diagnosing cause of BSOD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any advice on what to do when getting a cryptic blue screen in windows? I've got a Windows 7 PC here that was getting very frequent BSODs. The error codes were variant ...
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Windows 8 CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED

I've been getting blue screens for several days now, only new thing I did was install a hard drive. I'll be doing anything, browsing the web, etc. and I get a blue screen, that says ...
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Restart after blue screen BCCode 100007e

I need some help because I would like to solve problems connected to some recently restart after a blue screen on my PC (Desktop). The error code was BCCode : 1000007e BCP1 : C0000005 BCP2 : ...
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Computer Won't Boot, gets stuck at startup repair

I'm having a problem where my HP Envy 15 will not boot up correctly. It started when my system froze, so I held the power button to turn it off. When I attempted to turn it back on, it came to a black ...
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Tracking down a driver file that is causing BSOD

I am trying to track down a BSOD that presents itself on a Win7 64 bit machine that happens right as soon as the Windows icon appears. it happens during Safe Mode as well. The last driver that loads ...
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Windows 8 gives “system thread exception not handled” error message after update

I have a 64-bit Dell laptop which I recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8. Since then, it's creating havoc in my life. The Metro apps are not working, the system crashes once in a while, and ...
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Is there any way to make Windows 8 blue screen intentionally?

There used to be a debug option involving a registry hack on older versions of Windows that let me blue screen a system on purpose. I'd like to see if my usual blue screen diagnosis tools work on ...
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How to get more info out of the uninformative Windows 8 BSOD?

Windows 8's Blue Screen of Death is different from the previous Windows versions' one: In order to find out what caused the problem you need to write down or remember the search term it presents ...
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Would there be any problems with DEP turned off?

I recently moved to a fresh Windows 8 x64 system and I learned that my favourite firewall (JPF - Jetico Personal Firewall) doesn't get along with Win8x64 (CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION errors), but I ...
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Computer freezes then crashes after ~30 minutes

Custom build. Computer was running fine for about 2 years. No updates or driver changes that I'm aware of, no major software installs or any installs really that I can think of. One day it just ...
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Blue Screen stop code 0x00000024

I did recently downloaded windows 8 in my C drive (windows installation) and then extracted in c drive also and it made my c drive out of space. then i cleaned my C drive and made almost 3 G.B space ...
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Dell Studio memory upgrade problems

I own a Dell Studio 1535 laptop with Windows 7 64bit which came with 3 GB RAM (2 GB + 1 GB DDR2 modules). Recently I changed the memory to Kingston Value 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 800 SO-DIMM memory. The ...
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Unmountable boot volume blue screen, what should I do?

I was trying to install an update from NVIDIA for my GTX 560, but while it was installing, my computer shut off. After a few minutes, I turned it back on. It got to the Windows boot screen and then ...
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How to solve ATI Radeon 7670M/ Intel HD Switchable Graphics recurring BSOD error?

I recently bought a VAIO E Series laptop with an ATI Radeon 7670M and Intel HD Switchable Graphics. Around about one month ago, my computer started shutting down with atikmpag.sys blue screen error ...
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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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Does updating BIOS solve certain BSODs?

Specifically speaking I am wanting to update my BIOS for my P8Z77 Asus M-PRO motherboard. I'm running a ivy bridge i7 3770k with a GTX 570, 2 X 8GB G.Skill 1333 DDR3 RAM I have the latest driver ...
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Prevent Windows 2003 blue screen upon boot after changing to RAID?

Here's what's happening. I havent been using hardware RAID on my motherboard, but since I got new disks today I changed from normal SATA to RAID and rebooted. I set up the RAID, three disks, one of ...
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Getting process command line arguments from minidump

I am investigating a BSOD and I'd like to know more about the process that caused the problem. I can open the minidump in WinDbg which gives a lot of information about the crash. However the one piece ...
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BSOD constantly with same ntoskrnl.exe error and disk indicator is frozen

BSOD constantly and the disk indicator is frozen. Error do not happen immediately, usually an hour after boot up. Here is the Minidump: Bug Check Code = 0x00000124 Caused By Driver = ntoskrnl.exe ...
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Cannot install Windows 7 on new PC (BSOD during installation)

Yesterday I received new hardware and tried to assemble all of it. But when I was installing Windows 7 x64 I got a BSOD twice, and the following error message: Your PC has rebooted unexpectly, ...
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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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Many different BSOD

I'm experiencing multiple bluescreens for a couple of months now. Their error code is as diverse as their time of occurence... Sometimes it happens during gaming, sometimes when watching videos, ...
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Unhandled thread exception in atikmdag.sys when switching users (BSOD)

I'm experiencing a BSOD. The issue is an unhandled thread exception in atikmdag.sys. That's part of my ATI video drivers. I can consistently reproduce the issue by switching users or by connecting to ...
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BSOD when using an HDMI cable

I have a Dell XPS 15 (L502x) running Windows 7 x64 Home Premium, and have a BSOD issue when connecting an external screen. I tried connecting two screens - one with HDMI > DVI and HDMI > HDMI, and ...
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What causes blue screen of death? [closed]

What are the causes of a blue screen of death?
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Hard disk controller errors - New SSD

I recently bought an OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD. It's quite fast, but for some reason, the hard drive controller refuses to play nicely with it. I never had issues with my HDD before, and I was using the ...
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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 ...
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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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Suspected Corrupted Windows 7 MBR?

So, this may not be the correct place to put up my question, but i'll give it a shot. I'm having an issue repairing this computer. It was brought to me with the described issue of 'Not turning on' ...
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Laptop overheats, BSOD, turns off when playing games

Recently, my year-old laptop began BSODing, turning off unexpectedly and heating up very fast when playing games. This is regardless of the integrated graphics or the add-on NVidia graphics used. My ...
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Very random BSODs and BIOS hangs

I get BSODs after the computer runs for anywhere from a minute to a couple of hours. I have had the problem for some days now, and it has become progressively worse. Sometimes, it hangs on the boot ...
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Installed second hard drive in computer and get BSOD with stop 0x00007b

I have a computer with a Intel DH55HC MB. It has eSata on the MB ports that work with SATA drives. Anyway I installed a second 1tb drive and reset the boot order. Windows starts and gets a BSOD with ...
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Time randomly changing itself, internet randomly dying

I installed Windows 8 RTM a few weeks ago. It's not my first time installing it, but it's the first time having these annoying problems: Randomly, the system clock changes time all by itself - to ...
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When I start my Dell Latitude E4300, I get an “Intel® Matrix Storage Manager option ROM” message after the Dell logo, then a BSOD as Windows XP starts

The computer is a Dell Latitude E4300 with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 500 GB hard drive. I used an automatic driver installer CD to install any drivers not installed on the system. When I ...
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Install windows on virtual machine using raw hard disk access

I have followed answer from Linus from this question. I successfully install OS, but when I boot win I always get BSOD. There's note about creating a second hardware profile in Windows. I did, but it ...
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Windows Defender Update KB915597 (Definition 1.135.415.0) > BSOD > Computer No Longer Starts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A Windows Update Prevented Live Discs From Working? First off I'll state my system specs. Acer Aspire M1100 Windows Vista Home Basic 32bit OEM 2 Gigs of DDR2 ram ...
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System shutdown after page fault in non-paged area

I shut down my system after a blue screen error of a page fault in non-paged area. Now I can't turn it back on. The lights are blinking, HDD is working, CD ROM is working, and all of the fans are ...
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Windows XP fails to start, and, while trying to reinstall it, installation says “hard drive is corrupt”, but I don't think it is

A few weeks ago my Windows XP installation began showing the 'blue screen of death' during normal use, then restarting. That went on until it failed to start completely, even in safe mode. I thought ...
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Windows removes its own drive from bios, but appears in Linux

I'm having a strange problem. Some background: I have two sata drives in this computer. The first one has a boot partition and two NTFS partitions (one Windows 7, one storage). The second drive has ...
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BSOD 0xA0 on Windows XP

I have some problems with a bluescreen on a Windows XP SP3. The Bugcheck code is 0x000000A0 and the first parameter 0x00000101 states that there is a Unhandled exception occured while processing ...
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BSOD and first screen is freeze after reboot [closed]

Today my friend told me that he can't start his PC, he also told that after several minutes of work BSOD is appear. After that I try to start his pc and like my friend said "he worked for several ...
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storport.sys BSOD headaches

I keep getting intermittent BSODs with storport.sys. I got the following from bluescreen viewer: 081712-31917-01.dmp 8/17/2012 9:09:03 AM DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0x000000d1 ...
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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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Windows 8 freezes all the time

I'm running Windows 8 Release Preview on the following system: AMD FX-8150 16 GB 1800 RAM ATI HD5850 I experience BSOD's and freezes of the whole system all the time with random frequencies. ...
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Windows 7 BSOD and missing SATA drives at reboot

I get random BSOD, then when my computer reboots my SATA drives are gone and it gets stuck at "verifying DMI pool data". By rebooting they sometimes re-appear. Before this my computer has been ...
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Wifi Network Adapter not detected by Windows after BSOD

I have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a Dell Inspiron Laptop. I also have Ubuntu 11.10 as a dual boot option on this machine. Recently I got a BSOD with the following error - DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE ...
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Running VirtualBox machine causes Blue Screen of Death on host Windows 7 PC

VirtualBox has now twice caused a BSOD on my host operating system Windows 7. The first time I was running VirtualPC so thought the two Virtual Systems together might have caused the issue, but this ...