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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Blue screen error

I have seen lot of questions for this topic. I tried to debug the issue according to available information but no sucess. Let me brief, what I have tried. I tried the machine with brand new Hard ...
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BSOD when running Windows Defender

I have recently installed Windows Phone 8 SDK on my Windows 8 Pro 64bit machine and I've been getting blue screen of death ever since. They show up every time my computer starts to be idle. The error ...
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Multiple BSOD Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 and I've gotten multiple BSOD errors when browsing with chrome or watching videos. I've updated my integrated graphics card driver but it didn't solve the problem. I've run ...
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Windows 7 install BSODs on two different hard drives on new computer

Computer: Asus CM1740 (newegg stats), no stock HDD (stock is a 1TB SATA 6.0 GB/s -- according to a topic I found on HelpOwl, it may be Seagate or Western Digital). It was hardware and stress-tested ...
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The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck

My Windows 8 computer frequently locks up when you try to wake it up from sleep. The power light appears on, but the monitor shows no connection and it won't 'wake up'. I have to hold the power button ...
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Newly installed memory doesn't work - old doesn't either

I've bought new memory for my desktop computer (windows 7 Home Premium, 64) which I tried just to add, which didn't work. With this, the computer did exactly nothing when trying to start up. The ...
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How to tell what USB device caused bluescreen

I've got a mini dump from when my computer bluescreened. The debugger shows that it was a generic usb driver that caused the crash, but how to tell which one? This is the first time it's ...
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BSOD with Windows 7, error code f4, SSD implied?

I'm currently facing blue screens on Windows 7 64-bits, that happen 45 minutes or so after system start-up. The error code I get is 0xF4, which, according to MS bug check codes corresponds to the ...
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Windows 7 BSoD - KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR

I got a random BSoD while using my laptop today. I haven't had a BSoD in months, and the issue hasn't repeated so far (it happened around 12:17 UTC). KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR *** STOP: 0x0000007A ...
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Strange BSoD with no detected causing driver

I'm getting a repeating BSoD which has no identifiable problem driver, and my diagnostic skill is mediocre. So, if anyone can help me with this, I would appreciate it. I'm in safe mode, and it's ...
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Trying to pin down the source of my Blue Screens

So I just built a new computer the other day, and was able to run for several hours just fine. This included web browsing and listening to music. However, once I began playing video games everything ...
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WIndows 8 BSOD XBMC

I am receiving frequent BSODs in Windows 8, which are either BAD_POOL_HEADER or DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION but it only happens after XBMC has been running. WhoCrashed and told me this: System ...
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How does a Driver cause a BSOD?

How does a driver cause a BSOD? Some real-life experienced example would be good. I know the basic stuff, like that it happens when the OS encounters a critical error like Divide-Fault. What I wish to ...
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Harddisk disappeared after BSoD [closed]

Recently my pc bluescreened and when I rebooted it my second harddrive didn't show up in explorer. I checked disk management and it does show up there but I can't access any files. How do I fix this ...
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Verifier /standard /all can we use it regularly?

I didn't know about this marvelous command until recently encountered driver conflicts which were only resolved by windows reinstall. (wrethed "IRQL less than or equal") Now I am using fresh install ...
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BSOD “INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR” in Windows 7 on hibernation

I now get this BSOD in Windows 7 whenever I try to hibernate. I'm wondering if this is connected (cause of or effect of) another problem I'm having whereby Windows (and BIOS) now fails to recognize my ...
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Getting random BSOD Windows 7

I have created this acc on superuser to ask you this question, I am at the end of my nerves. Computer is getting random BSOD once a day...this is so far, what have i done... OS: Windows 7 64 bit ...
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What does this BSOD error message mean?

Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3 Locale ID: 3081 Additional information about the problem: BCCode: 4e BCP1: 0000000000000007 ...
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Windows XP Repair Install BSOD After changing Virtual HDD Controller

I vm'ed an old windows XP installation using VirtualBox and it runs/ran fine after the normal ritual of performing a repair install. I noticed VirtualBox by default set my hard drive controller to ...
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Windows 7 BSOD No Filehandle release & Bugcheck 0x3B

I got a weird BSOD on my windows box (multiple times, Windows 7). This happens when I'm programming, and trying to compile my code, but as it appears it can't lock the filehandle and write to it. This ...
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Recover previously saved files after blue screen in Win8

Earlier today Windows 8 blue-screened while I was working on some CSS animations, when I rebooted I found that the CSS file I had been working on and that was open in Visual Studio was blank. I don't ...
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BSOD error 0xc0000001 after setup of Windows 8

I recently set up Windows 8. The installation was successful but after restart I got a BSOD with error 0xc0000001. A suggested solution is using the 'recovery options', but since I just set up ...
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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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I keep getting blue screen - Windows 7 x64 (maybe ram?) [closed]

I have +- 5yrs old pc runnig windows 7 and I've been getting blue screen recently. I had win 8 and I got a lof of erros with ram memory, so I reinstalled back to Win 7. (I have 2x 2 GB RAM) To make ...
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Laptop crashing and repair won't fix anything

I'm having trouble with my laptop. It's an ASUS running Windows 7. When I tried to start up the laptop earlier today, the screen went black and it took 2+ minutes to even load the blue background ...
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On Windows 7 BSOD, hangs and minidump file is never created

The last few weeks I began having occasional incidents of blue screen of death (BSOD). Here is a photograph of the one that occurred on June 12, 2013: As you can see, it says it's "Initializing ...
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Computer crashes, Bluescreen appears just for less than a second, no minidump

I would like to know if it is possible to get to know why a pc crashed without having a minidump? My computer crashes sometimes but instead of showing the bluescreen for about 5 seconds while creating ...
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How to diagnose a BSOD that prevents booting in Windows 8?

our computer recently started BSOD'ing before booting to the login screen. It then restarts, trys to fix itself, and fails. I have access to command prompt from there, along with other options like ...
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BSoD svchost suspected

On my Dell 1501 OS W7 Ultimate 2008 SP1 32-bits I got the BSoD. T tried system restore (no longer accessible), last know good config to no avail.The CD-DVD disk is spinnng out of control and when I ...
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Bluescreen: RAM or Harddisk (or sth. else?) KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR

I need a bit of help with my System. It worked without problem for around 2 years but yesterday and today, I am getting lock-ups and BSODs in random intervals. From what I could tell the fault seems ...
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Does one stop error warrant reimaging a machine?

I was setting up a Thinkpad W530 from a Windows 7 image and unexpectedly got the blue screen of death. Two main points the message red: DRIVER_NOT_LESS_OR_EQAUL and Teefer3.sys. Does anyone have any ...
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How do I reinstall Windows 7 without losing data if Windows does not start-up?

How can I reinstall windows 7 without losing all my files if I cannot load windows? I receive a BSOD when trying to load windows. But, the windows 7 install only gives two options New install or login ...
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Interpreting memtest - 0 passes

Since I encountered many bluescreen in the last time, I finally got to run the memtest86. I've already read this topic on how to interpret a memtest result, unfortunately it hasnt brought me any ...
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Laptop crashes when webcam is on

Sequence of actions that cause BSOD: 1. Turn on webcam photo capture in browser (tried in chrome) 2. close the tab while photo capture is still on 3. Receive a BSOD "APC Index Mismatch" This is ...
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What's so special about `hal.dll+12a3b`? [closed]

I have a BSOD/STOP 0x124 problem that keeps haunting me for a very very long time: It always happens at address hal.dll+12a3b. In my searches for an explanation/solution, I found suggestions that ...
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Diagnose Windows 8 Pro crashes generated by Kernel symbols

My Windows 8 Pro 64-bit crashes randomly at least once per day. The memory dump for that crash says: Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 AMD64 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. ...
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Memtest #5 failing, prime95 failing and BSODs

I've been having a lot of trouble with freezing and bsods with my computer lately, so I took the chance to do a full upgrade. My new system only shares the VGA with the old one, nothing more. Current ...
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I've replaced almost all of my hardware and now I'm getting BSOD's. What's going on? [closed]

I have an old desktop computer, and about a year or so ago I decided to start upgrading it. I first replaced the power supply (the old one was clearly going bad) and I upgraded the graphics card to ...
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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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BSOD 0x124 Help needed

I have a new Computer for 3 weeks now and I get a lot of WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR BSODs. I get these bluescreens randomly every 30 - 50 minutes. Here is the dump from WinDbg: Microsoft (R) Windows ...
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Windows 8 BSOD and Bios Post problems

I'm having some random crashes in the last couple of days. I'll try to describe the behaviour as best as I can. Normal pc usage (mostly browsing with chrome, sometimes playing starcraft 2 but never ...
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Can I uninstall a program or driver from Windows 7 recovery tools?

I just installed Windows 7. The first thing I did after desktop was run a full system update. Upon reboot, BSOD. The message doesn't display long enough for me to read what it says - it flashes for ...
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Can a faulty hard drive - even when it's external - cause a Blue Screen of Death upon plugin?

So, my GF's Windows 7 notebook was getting frequent BSODs and the culprits were diagnosed to be a fried RAM module and a somewhat faulty hard drive. The RAM was replaced, the hard drive too. The old ...
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Windows XP blue screen of death even in Safe mode

So I was using CCleaner option to save HDD space, and when it "finished", my computer just went off. And now whenever I try to start it it shuts down with the Windows XP blue screen of death, even in ...
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BSOD, no new hardware or software changes, Win 7

I started getting the blue screen of death yesterday. Here's the setup: Dell Precision laptop Main hard disk is an SSD No recent hardware or software changes, except I did Windows update yesterday ...
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BSOD Error Code 1a

For the past couple of months I receive a BSOD Error Code 1a about 1-3 times every single day. It feels like the issue happens a lot when i'm using adobe flash, but i'm sure there is probably a more ...
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Annoying bugcheck - prevents laptop from going to sleep [closed]

I have an Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (i7 3720 QM, 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT650M) and running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit via Bootcamp. Over the past couple of days, it doesn't sleep when I close the lid ...
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What is STOP: 0x0000007B error

Sometime, I get this after booting, before entering Windows. What does 0xF7BED528 parameter signify? I search Google and find result for 0x0000007B. But I cannot find something for parameter ...
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Blue screen of death while installing Windows XP SP2

I am receiving an error while starting Windows XP on my ten year old computer (D845PEBT2) that says Windows cannot start because the following file is missing or corrupt: ...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD in NDIS.sys, with MemTest passing - what's the cause?

I just got a Blue Screen of Death with IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, in NDIS.sys. My hardware: Intel P4 Northwoord 2.4 GHz Intel D850EMV2 board 4 x 256 MB RDRAM other stuff Context: Computer was ...