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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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 ...
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Windows 8 Bluescreen when initiating suspend

I had the same problem in windows server 2012 but decided to try and rebuild it with a windows 8. System info: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zf1je91cn2cbc89/DxDiag.txt Doesn't happen when using ...
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Windows 8 Pro Install BSOD After Disk Selection

I am trying to install Windows 8 Pro from an ISO, burned to a DVD. Setup boots and allows me to go through the install screens, up to disk selection. I have a Kingston Hyper-X SSD 128GB disk as Disk0 ...
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How to see Windows 8 BSOD error parameters? [duplicate]

Where can I find the four hexadecimal STOP error parameters that used to be shown in older versions of Windows on the Blue Screen of Death whenever a kernel bug check occurs? I can't find them in ...
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Disable CPU halt state to prevent BSOD/KSOD

I have recently had problems with my Windows7 desktop bluescreening several times per day (with many different STOP codes) and occasionally blackscreening. Because it is still under manufacturer's ...
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Win 8 after BSOD huge amount of diskspace is missing

Recently got a BSOD on my PC without a reason (in Win8 it looks much funnier :)), after that I've notised that around 10gb on system partition space is missing. I've checked and cleaned memory dumps, ...
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What is the Cause of Random Freezing/Blue Screen/Restarting?

Problem: Freezing/blue screen/restarting happens randomly on my Desktop PC. Sometimes it just freezes suddenly. Sometimes a freezing, then a blue screen. Sometimes a blue screen, followed with a ...
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PC on Windows 7 gives BAD_POOL_HEADER BSOD

Before all this, after a fresh win 7 installation, my pc would restart and give error about tcpip.sys with status 0xc0000221. After another fresh install it started alright. Though its worth noting ...
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Why unrelated files get corrupted after a blue screen of death caused by audio drivers?

Yesterday while hibernating my Windows 7 computer, I got BSOD which complained about Creative sound card driver (ctoss2k.sys). I have been using this system for two years already and I haven't had any ...
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Win 8 freezing when using flash [duplicate]

My computer crashes sometimes watching movies OR flash videos on the internet, sometimes a bluescreen appear for seconds before the crash. I don't even know how to reproduce the problem. I tried ...
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windows7 computer blue screens everytime its on. Hardware or OS damage?

My computer restarts everytime I turn it on, It blue screens after the welcome display. I was thinking if the thermal gel for the fan melted or anything inside was broken because I dont use external ...
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Windows 7 computer won't boot, won't restore

I installed a printer driver today which required a reboot. After the reboot, my computer blue screened. Windows can't fix the problem itself, and I attempted to do a system restore but it won't take ...
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When I play a video, the video gets pixelated and laptop freezes. Is it the video card?

I'm using a Sony laptop with: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Intel Core i5-2450M 4GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce 410M I run the laptop almost all day continuously. Recently, when I was watching a video ...
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Diagnosing Blue Screen (IRQL_not_less_or_equal) Windows 7 64bit

I've searched high and low for an answer to this one. I recently removed my nVidia graphics card and the crashes are now less frequent. Here's the info from my latest mini dump. Can anybody shed any ...
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Frequent DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION BSOD on Windows 8

I am having frequent Blue Screens of Death on my new Windows 8 Dell XPS 13 UltraBook. The specifics: Hardware (screenshot of device manager with what I think are the most relevant items expanded): ...
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Tool to log the disk I/O of the specific process to the file

I'm using Windows 8 x64. The MSSE (renamed to Windows Defender) constantly causes BSoD during the quick scan (the problem described here). I wanna find out which was the last file[s] it accessed. ...
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Frequent BSOD on Windows 7 x64? [duplicate]

This just started this week, no new hardware, no major updates or software installs either before it started happening. The system will often start slowing down or hang completely before BSOD, and ...
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Computer suddenly dies; screen displays weird flickering lines, then restarts

I've been having this terrible problem for a little while and just managed to get a picture of 'dead screen' for the first time and I am posting it to seek help. Randomly, at irregular intervals ...
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Reading minidumps on Windows 8

Since last week I get a bluescreen everyday on my netbook which runs under Windows 8. However, I don't know what causes the problem. Because of this I want to read the created minidumps. I tried to ...
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Driver win32k.sys marked pagable instead of nonpagable

A friend has the following BSOD on Vista, about each 45 minutes: A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. win32k.sys The ...
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BSOD - “replacing invalid security ID with default security ID” - Cannot boot to windows, black screen

I was working away on my computer when it suddenly blue screened. It's maybe done that once many months ago. Upon Reboot it began running checkdisk, moving orphaned files and then it got to this ...
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BSOD error translation

(0xfffffa7e7fffffd8, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000001, 0xfffff800030a2161). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 031413-22932-01. This happens repeatedly. Can someone ...
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dell desktop going into sleep mode when I start it and not waking up

OS - Windows 7 Home I updated some virtualbox machine stuff (like upgrading the software and deleting some virtual machines and creating some new ones) and then updated some divx (that also installed ...
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Windows 7 BSOD after using 'volume shrink' on SSD C:\

I recently followed these instructions[1] to shrink my main Windows 7 volume on my SSD. They involved temporarily disabled System Restore and Paging. Since doing so I have gotten a few blue screens. I ...
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When Windows 2008 crashes, the complete memory dump is not written to disk

I have followed the instructions given here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969028 by the letter, but Windows doesn't seem to write a full memory dump. I use NotMyFault.exe to blue screen the system ...
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Window 7 Bad Driver BSOD, How Can I find out which driver it is?

So I have probably looked at every resource I can on Google - I have spent the last 15 hours looking and testing. I am experiencing a BSOD loop. After investigating further it would seem it is a Bad ...
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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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Enabling AHCI fixed 0x0000007B BSOD on old Windows 7 partition - but now it restarts whenever I select shutdown

I built a PC that's been working for a while (aside: mainly using a non-Windows OS, which seemed to start kernel panicing more frequently). It stopped booting in any OS from the partitions on the SSD ...
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BSOD - meaning of bugcheck?

When logging into Windows 7 today, my PC instantly BSOD'd. Using WhoCrashed I get the following report: -- On Tue 12.02.2013 13:56:20 GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: ...
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BSOD from atikmpag.sys at boot

I have a HP ENVY 17 (17t-3200), Win 7 x64 that BSODs at boot. The video driver for my Radeon HD 7850M is at fault. The usual pattern is: Boot and login. Wait ~30 seconds. BSOD. Reboot and repeat ...
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What is the file location of the “blue screen of death”? [closed]

I've always pondered this question but could never find an answer. One of my thoughts was that it was part of the BIOS, but that gets stopped once the kernel can support the system. Than I thought ...
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Windows 7 blue screen only on cold system

I have a computer running Windows 7 that has a weird problem: it's constantly showing the "blue screen of death", but only when the system is cold. If I leave it on for a while, after a couple blue ...
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tcpip.sys - Windows 8 crashes (bluescreen)

Whenever I start my Plex Media Server on Windows 8 (64-bit), my computer crashes after some minutes, displaying something others called a bluescreen ... On that screen, Windows 8 tells me that "an ...
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Why I Get BSOD When Running From Cloned HDD Before Windows 7 Startup?

So I have cloned with XXClone my Intel 330i 120GB SSD to my older WD 250GB HDD which I decided to make fallback external drive and placed in 2.5" HDD USB 2.0 enclosure case: After choosing first ...
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My new laptop is giving bluescreen

I bought a Samsung RC530, -core i7 2630Q 2nd generation, graphics card is a nvidia geforce 540m 1GB ddr3. When I try to play a game, I get a bluescreen it puts itself in hq settings, I cannot ...
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What could consistently cause a BSOD shortly after bootup on a system that has long been stable?

I was able to use my system since it was assembled 6 months ago. Now every time when I start it, it runs for 4-5 mins and BSOD screen appears. BSOD screen shows some number which is increasing its ...
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investigating bsod causes

I experienced my second bsod in two weeks and I am starting to worry, here is the dump from the latest crash, can anyone gather any interesting information here? In the hopes of preventing this in ...
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Changes in windows 7 do not save to hard drive?

This is kind of weird behavior: I pin an application to my taskbar. About 5 minutes later I get a bsod. When I reboot, the icon that I pinned to the taskbar is unpinned. Do these changes - to the ...
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Windows crash on new Hard Drive that was never formatted

I installed a new hard drive after someone removed the OS from my old drive thinking I would eventually slave the two together to recover my data. Unfortunately the new disk keeps crashing and I ...