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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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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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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“Bios Not fully ACPI compatible”

Why would a computer that has been working for month's suddenly start having a "Bios not fully ACPI compatible" blue screen error, when the bios has not changed?
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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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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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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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BSOD after Windows 8 Update on Macbook Air

Whenever I try to update Windows 8 running dual-boot on my 2012 Macbook Air 13", I get a perpetual blue screen of death after restarting that can only be solved with a System Restore. According to ...
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Occasional BSOD at Windows 8 cold boot

My new computer with Windows 8 Pro occasionally shows BSOD with sad smile, but only during cold boot. CPU: i7-3770 MB: ASUS P8B75-M BIOS v.1002 MEM: 32GB (4x8Gb) Geil After the system has loaded, ...
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Getting BSOD on XP installation

I am getting Blue screen during XP installation. Sometimes it comes up as PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA and sometime it comes as IO1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED during installation. I could not make out ...
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Blue screen of Death on Install

I have a machine with Windows Vista Installed. It has an Intel X25 SSD as the System Drive I want to reinstall (I plan to format and overwrite Vista) with XP. When I boot up using the Dell XP CD it ...
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Firefox always the one causing BSOD 0x124 on Windows 7 64-bit

This occasional bugcheck code 0x124 problem has been haunting my 64-bit Windows 7 since Firefox 3.6, going through all Firefox versions, till the latest one (10.0). I followed all the steps described ...
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Windows 7 BSOD on boot after windows update

After Windows updates today, I restarted my desktop (for the first time in a couple weeks), and on boot up ran into a BSOD: STOP: 0x0000007E (0xFFFFFFFFC0000005, 0xFFFFF8000355AB5A, ...
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System randomly Crashing

Computer is running windows XP. seems to be crashing randomly, no pattern in its timing or activity to cause it. What could be causing this/how do I diagnose this? Event log shows >Event Type: ...
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Getting a BSOD when installing windows xp

I have installed Windows 7 on my laptop. Now I want to install Windows XP. How will I be able to pull this off without using Windows XP mode or any virtualization solution so that I could dual boot 7 ...
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Random BSOD with infamous DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and unknown dll

I was working on my computer for a few hours (Only had Remote Desktop and Firefox up, no heavy resource usage) when it randomly BSOD'd with DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and a dll I've never heard of ...
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I randomly have a BSOD, will recovering the PC make it work?

I randomly have the Blue Screen of Death, it happens to me a lot. Do you think recovering the PC will make it work?
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what to do if a computer gets a blue screen when trying to install windows xp

What might be the reason why I get blue screen when I try to install windows xp. on a laptop. Specifically an Acer aspire laptop with AMD Processor. What do I do to make it work. Its probably not the ...
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Windows7 + Dell D830 = frequent blue screens

I'm using Windows 7 on a Dell laptop (Latitude D380). The laptop used to be incredibly stable on Windows XP, but now I experience frequent blue screens (with a message saying "MEMORY DUMP") when I ...
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Dropped Dell XPS has hard-drive trouble

Yesterday, my mom dropped her laptop to the floor and got the blue screen of death after trying to boot the system. I was able to start a Fedora live CD and get some of her stuff off the hard drive, ...
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Firefox Crashes when watching video or playing flash games

Firefox crashes on me when I'm watching videos or playing flash games. Once in awhile, instead of just firefox crashing it'll result in a full blown blue screen with "irql_not_less_or_equal." Any ...
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BSOD - Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe

Recently, my Dell desktop has been randomly crashing when left running for an extended period of time. The following information was written to the dump file: Unable to load image ...
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Installation of Windows XP on Dell Inspiron fails due to BSOD

I have a Dell Inspiron with an i3 processor and I need to install Windows XP. When I try to install it, I get this blue screen: Why is that? What can I do to install Windows? EDIT in the bios, ...