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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Windows 7 x64 blue screen of death

I've been running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit on my HP EliteBook 8530w for a few months now, and during that time, it has blue-screen-of-deathed three times. This time, I was able to snap a pic with my ...
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Why does unplugging my thumb drive result in a blue screen?

When I unplug my thumb drive, Windows XP Pro almost immediately BSODs. How can I stop this? It happens whether I use "safely remove" or not, and will happen with other USB drives as well.
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Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card Blue Screen of Death crash

For the last couple of months, I get sudden crashes while watching a video. It usually happens when I am skipping parts in a video - then my PC gets stuck, and after few seconds I get this popup ...
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Windows BSOD when all cpu cores enabled

I'm getting a blue screen "A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor within the allocated time interval", just a few seconds after the Windows desktop is loaded. (For reference, ...
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BSOD During Windows 7 Install

I current have a working XP partition a Dell XPS m1330 laptop along with a working Ubuntu partition. After launching the Windows 7 install DVD from within XP I run through the options for a custom ...
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Minidump folder cannot be found

Although I have enabled the creation of minidump files in my system, it appears that either Windows doesn't create them where the Startup and recovery dialog points to (%SystemRoot%\Minidump) or at ...
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Blue Screen Of Death Only After Playing Counter Strike 1.6 [closed]

I have observing this weird behavior in my laptop from last 8-10 months that after playing Counter Strike 1.6 for 4th or 5th time, Blue Screen of Death Appears as soon as I close the game. Still not ...
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Can I remove the BSOD?

First off, is it possible to hack Windows and remove the BSOD error message entirely and replace it with a "Suck it up and deal with it" code that forces the CPU to the next instruction, as if an ...
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Can prematurely powering down a computer cause bad sectors in a hard drive?

Q1: Can forcibly powering off a PC without using the built-in shutdown/reboot functions, cause a HDD to accumulate bad sectors? Whether it be the result of BSODs, lockups, crashes, etc. Q2: If so, ...
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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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Windows 7 occasionally crashes with bugcheck code 0x124

I installed Windows 7 Ultimate Edition 32-bit on my Acer Aspire 4520 notebook. Whenever I am installing software, surfing the internet or watching a video online, the system occasionally crashes with ...
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I get a red bar when trying to install windows 7 DVD, and it freezes

I get a red bar when trying to install windows 7 DVD, and it freezes. I read here ...
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New computer can't run Linux, but runs Windows with no problems

I have a brand-new gaming laptop which crashes every time I run Linux. If I run Linux natively, it completely freezes (including the mouse cursor) after a seemingly random period. If I run Linux in ...
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Pixelated screen followed by hard crash

Bit of a tricky one as I am troubleshooting this from range but was hoping for some opinions from everyone here. Sisters computer is on the fritz. It is a recent build of a core i3, 4 GB Corsair ...
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Getting a STOP error on Vista boot (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA)

I'm trying to boot into a Vista 64 bit machine and during startup, right after the progress bar starts scrolling back and forth, it BSOD's with a STOP error 0x00000050 (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA). ...
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Windows XP stop 0x0000007b Error

I'm having problems with two computers I have at my current work place. They are very similar to other machines I repair and reimage but for some reason when I reimage these two machines i contiune ...
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Windows XP - Blue Screen

I have a Dell Latitude D810 I found in our IT storage in basement (computer graveyard) that I was going to use for parts, specifically the keyboard. When I found it, it had a note on it "Blue Screen, ...
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Should we expect DDR3L RAM to work on the Intel first-gen Core i3 platform?

I have a 4 GiB DDR3 RAM, a 4 GiB DDR3L RAM, and a laptop with an Arrandale-based Intel Core i3 CPU and an Intel HM55 chipset. The DDR3 RAM works fine on both Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit) and Windows ...
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Interference When Installing Windows XP

I had several problems on my old pc, so I decided to reinstall Windows XP. The problem is, when it copies the files, I get a lot of errors with Windows XP setup cannot copy file, so I ignore all of ...
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Lost all data on Windows XP after blue screen

I got a blue screen and was trying to boot with my OS disk. Frankly, I was unsure exactly how to do this. I was trying everything and booted in partition mode. Finally, I booted with disk and ran ...
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Make GRUB 2 boot Windows 8 safe mode

I have a dual boot configuration: Windows 8 Consumer and Ubuntu 11.10. I tried to install the Asus drivers for my motherboard (P8Z68-V LE EFI) in windows 8, and i now get bluescreens when starting ...
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Diagnosing BSOD hardware issues

I own, an about a year old, rig which carries quite the punch. And for a year, I was happy. Not that long ago things began to crumble. I first detected the problems running my dual monitor setup. For ...
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BSOD in win32.sys when using Google Chrome

Every so often I get a BSOD with an error in win32.sys when using Google Chrome. It's usually immediately after the PC boots, but not always, and only ever happens with Chrome and not any other ...
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Installing Windows 7 on a BSOD Windows Vista

On a previous question I posted, I asked for help on fixing my Windows Vista box because it keeps going to a blue screen. No one seems to have the answer, so now I want to install Windows 7. Can I ...
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Blue screen of death in windows 7

This happens when I'm downloading at high- speeds (500 kb/s or more), almost always within 3 minutes. It never happens while I'm using the computer normally.
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Why does connecting my iPhone to iTunes causes my Acer laptop to crash?

I have an Acer Travelmate 8200 laptop and whenever I connect my iPhone to it, it crashes with a BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death). I have figured out that if I delete all the pictures in my phone I can get ...
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Windows 10 downgrade bootloop

I downgraded to Windows 8.1 according to this answer's advice. Now, whenever I start my computer I am stuck seeing a bootloop of a black log-on screen. I can also see my mouse cursor which moves back ...
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Windows 10 BSOD on Asus zenbook

Please help me finding the reason of BSODs. Thx Download minidumps on: www.uschovna.cz/en/zasilka/FRHUX4YFYJ647E64-FUY UPDATE memtest runs every configuration well except of the configuration SMP ...
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My desktop won't shut down. Instead it BSOD's with a driver power state failure error

I've got an older HP Pavilion Elite desktop PC, currently running Windows 8.1 Pro. I can't shut it down gracefully, because when I try to it will wait a while and then go through a BSOD and reboot ...
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Intermittent BSOD after installing SSD on Sony Vaio

I have a Sony Vaio flip 15" hybrid laptop, model SVF15N12SN for about 3 months. A couple of days ago, I replaced the hard-disk with the a Samsung 840 EVO 500GB SSD (model MZ-7TE500BW). This was a ...
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INTERNAL POWER ERROR bsod

I get this error on windows 8. I believe the error is occurring on start up and/ or shut down. In WinDbg I get the following error INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR (a0) The power policy manager experienced a ...
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How to determine the cause of the blue screen of death error on Windows 7?

Every now and then I get a blue screen error (not necessarily on the same computer). It just seems to happen sometimes while booting. The system will then automatically attempt a reboot living little ...
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Repeated BSODs (0x7A) while Win 7 is running

I repeatedly encounter BSODs with this error code: 0x7A - KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR My computer is running Windows 7 (all the latest updates and service packs installed). I already looked up the ...
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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 7 - computer restarts every 1 hour and say “Boot device not found”

Since yesterday, my computer hangs and restarts automatically approx every 1 hour approximately. Also occasionally, the system does not boot and fails with the error "boot device not found". I don't ...
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PC: Quick Freeze, then BSOD, then forced reboot, then freezes again

Lately I have been experiencing a weird issue. My PC will hang for a second and then BSOD - it stays there, so I have to reboot. Once Windows starts again and I'm logged in, after 1-10min it freezes ...
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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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Weirdness after Windows operating system reinstall

I have reinstalled my OS succesfully. I have turned off and restarted a few times and it was fine. A few hours later, when I turned it on, there was an error on the screen: Windows could not start ...
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Is there an application to log component temperatures to file?

I purchased a computer a month or two ago (core i7, 24gb ram, geforce gtx 590, windows 7 ultimate). Within the last week it began to bluescreen regularly. I tried lots of things (check hds, check ...
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My PC's Windows 8 partition got destroyed. How can I fix it?

I had a nice setup with my desktop PC running Windows 8. It had been running fine since the first or second of this month - when I installed it. But after attaching my laptop's HDD with a SATA cable ...
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Finding and fixing Blue Screens of Death (BSOD) on a damaged operating system from another OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Last night I got a rootkit in my Windows 7. I think it's the gromozon rootkit (I'm not sure). After ...
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BSOD “STOP 0x0000007B” after installing WIndows XP on external HDD

I got a bsod saying: STOP: 0x000007B (0xF78A2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) I know this seems to have been asked multiple times, but Í think I'm a different case. I just installed winxp ...
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Windows Vista BSOD on my desktop

My desktop is on the fritz; it keeps going to blue screen with the stop message of 0x0000007E immediately after the Vista loading bar, right before transitioning to the login screen. My desktop runs ...
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Only browser causes BSOD — all other TCP operations okay

A few weeks ago I started getting BSODs -- mostly in TCPIP.SYS, but occassionally Memory Parity. I had some viruses which are now all removed. I got new memory -- didn't fix it. Over time I was ...
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tracking down the cause of bluescreen error (code 124)

I've been having problems with a blue-screening Laptop (BCCode 124), and I've been trying to track down whats causing it. (It bluescreened randomly after 5-30 minutes of running in win7). It worked in ...
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Frequent BSOD “THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER”

Before anything else, I'd like to inform everyone that this is a redo of an original post I made which was closed due to incomplete details. Now I have included what others have asked me to do in the ...
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Still another “driver_power_state_failure” on Win8.1 (with DUMP)

Continuing from question Yet another "driver_power_state_failure" on Win8.1 (with DUMP) I followed advices provided, upgrading Nvidia drivers and win8.1, but unfortunately I had another ...
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Yet another “driver_power_state_failure” on Win8.1 (with DUMP)

please bear with me if I post another question on this subject, but this is starting to kill me. Full specs of my notebook are here: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/sJx43YcJyRtL5RkopHR5YbV I ...
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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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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 ...