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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HP 8760w random crash error minidump

I have a issue with my Elitebook 8760w that I just bought(Used), since I installed another 16GB of ram and a second hard drive I am having random crashes with this error code I have tested the ram ...
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Windows 7 crashes and freezes randomly

First of all, thanks for your time! My problem is that PC freezing or craches randomly. Sometimes crashes with BSOD, sometimes PC just reboots. For notice, simple reboots are more frequent than BSOD ...
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Blue Screen “session3_initialization_failed” error on Windows XP after loading

I was using my Acer netbook, then it rebooted and now I'm getting this blue screen when I try to get into Windows XP. It takes a lot of time to load and then this blue screen of death error comes. I ...
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Dropbox Uninstalled Itself Again

This is a second time within 6 months this happens. I was doing my work when navigated to Dropbox folder on PC and noticed empty icons in place of files. There were file names with extension visible ...
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xp stop error 50 page fault in non paged area

I have a laptop that fails to boot with the BSOD error: "page_fault_in_non_paged_area" STOP: 0x00000050 (0xEC6B738D, 0x00000000, 0x8649308C, 0x00000000) The laptop has 2 memory DIMMs. I removed ...
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Computer Crashes When Waking From Sleep Sometimes

I have been having issues with my computer waking up from sleep. It seems like after the computer sleeps for “a long time” (tends to be overnight) it crashes with a KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR, which ...
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Blue screen of death when moving files

I just bought a new HP AMD II Athlon quad core and everytime I try to move file off my desktop to a hard drive or off my hard drive to my desktop of at least a 1GB or more, my computer restarts ...
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Dell OptiPlex 7010 random BSOD

We bought a batch of 80 of these computers. We're experiencing this problem on 6 of them right now, but that number keeps growing. The BSOD error code is 0x0000007E, which is a driver problem. I ...
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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, ...
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New Build PC - blue screens (BSOD) during OS (Win7) install attempts

A recent PSU failure prompted a more wide spread upgrade of my desktop. This is a new build with a couple of older components. New build specs: Motherboard: Asus Z87-Pro CPU: Intel i3-4130 ...
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Samsung Notebook NP510R5E [duplicate]

When I turn my Samsung 510R laptop, I just get a snowy screen. Then after about 90 seconds, it shuts down. Need to know how to fix. Haven't tried anything to fix it yet.
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Visual Studio corrupted my Windows 7 after power failure, in the middle of installation

I was at the middle of Visual Studio 2012 installation that the power went off! after I turned my computer on, Windows 7 boots up with welcome screen and an empty dialog like the picture below: ...
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Windows 8.1 BSOD CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED after waking up from sleep

Windows 8.1 (u1) is unable to wake up correctly from sleep : it wakes up, shows the screen, and then dies with a BSOD. So I disabled automatic restart after BSOD, and then was able to identify it : ...
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Windows Explorer cannot load the desktop, and will only open a File Explorer window

Yesterday, after a blue screen (memory dump), my Windows 7 has the following problem: it start, but it don't load explorer.exe, it only show a File Explorer windows (with regular hard disk etc). I've ...
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Kernel-power error, automatic reset the computer

I have a problem sometimes when i run full screen application, sometimes the machines goes automatically to reboot with no warning, I was looking in the event viewer and seems to be a kernel-power ...
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Bluescreen Stop 0x00000027 RDR_FILE_SYSTEM after cloning system on new HDD

A couple of months ago I got a new 500GB HDD for my no-name-brand Laptop PC and I cloned the complete Win 7 Pro 32bit system with clonezilla from the old 70GB drive to the new one. At first everything ...
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Windows 7 doesn't start anymore

I've experienced some BSOD on windows 7 RC, and some freezing when startup, but today was big surprise, it doesn't start anymore. I tried to start on safe mode and no results too, it shows the ...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Installation Fails

The problem I have is getting my HP DV7T-7000 Windows 7 64-bit laptop's USB 3.0 ports to function at USB 3.0 speeds. I used to get 3.0 speeds but noticed I'm having a problem in the last few months. ...
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Bluescreen error after moving the lid

I have an HP pavilion. I can't move the lid when its on! If I do, after a while it brings up a blue screen error and restarts. It says it's because of preventing a damage. What's the damage and what's ...
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BSOD during Windows 7 64 bit installation - Dell Inspirion R15 3537

I recently bought Inspiron 15 3537 with Windows 8. I am trying to install fresh Windows 7 instead. I followed all the instructions, yet at the end of the installation I get the blue screen with ...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL during run of Adobe CS 4 product

I get bluesreen IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL during running of Photoshop CS 4 or Ilustrator CS 4 on Windows XP Home edition SP3. Details of error: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0x0000000A (0x911A7008 0x00000002 ...
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BSOD Asus G750JM Win8.1

I have been getting random reboots and/or bsod's on my G750JM that I very recently bought. Everytime it does this the error is: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE The bug check in my event logs shows this: ...
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BIOS mem test hangs up with new DIMM installed

I've got MSI H55M-E33 motherboard with 2x2GB DIMM DDR3 Kingston KVR1333D3N9/2G modules which work fine for years in 1333 Dual channel mode. In accordance with the user manual, the motherboard supports ...
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Crashes for different reasons, every 20 minutes or so

This afternoon, my computer crashed (BSOD) 6 times in about 4 hours. The strange thing is, each time, it gave a different reason: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ...
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Win7: moved hard drive to different computer (similar architecture), now it bluescreens while booting

I've moved a drive containing Win7 64bit to a different computer. The architecture is not too different. The "new" computer (not too new, really) is an AMD FX 4100 quad core, GeForce GTX 560, some ...
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windows 7 crash during hibernation

At times, when I hibernate my Dell Latitude e6400 with Windows 7 (64 bit), the laptop screen goes black as it should, but then it takes several minutes before it powers down. Then, when I attempt to ...
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WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR BSOD - what is wrong?

Hello I have a problem with my PC getting the WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR bsod. It is a few months old pc. I am not overclocking or changing anything in bios, but sometimes (this is my third time) I get ...
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Alienware m15x (older model) BSOD investigation

A friend of mine asked me to help him with an Alienware m15x laptop that had a little service history. It was bought in June 2008, serviced in January 2009 for a random FPS drop problem. Alienware ...
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Acer Aspire 7741Z cannot install Windows

I have an Acer Aspire 7741Z that crashed on me and I had to replace the HDD. I didn't have a Windows disk to use for install so I installed Ubuntu. It works, it boots, everything is fine. Now I ...
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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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Windows XP Blue-Screens And Reboots Instantly On Boot-Up

My computer was running perfectly until yesterday; my internet suddenly died. Being wireless, I decided to reboot; now the computer doesn't boot. It shows the "Starting Windows" screen (safe mode ...
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“DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 8.1

I'll jump straight into details and the steps of what I did to have made my laptop showing BSOD. Earlier time when I first bought this laptop: 1. Launched and played a game 2. Game playing halfway ...
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How to fix UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME (0x000000ED) on my Windows XP Dell laptop?

I have a Dell Latitude D410. Running Windows XP. I am receiving the STOP: 0x000000ED (0X899CF030,0XC0000185,0X00000000,0X00000000) blue screen. Initially, I tried everything specified with the ...
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Blue screen of death - graphics card?

I recently acquired a new computer running Windows 7 with NVidia Quadro FX 3400/4400 graphics card. I noticed something was wrong when I tried playing a game and it went at about 0.1 fps. I went to ...
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Windows xp recovery console without Ntfs.sys? (0x00000024 BSOD)

I have two physical disks in a computer, for simlicity lets call them C and D. C: got Windows XP and D: got some data. The problem is that whenever i have D: connected i can't boot windows. I get ...
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Convincingly “breaking” a system for a non technical user [closed]

For various reasons out of scope for Super User, I've been tasked with temporarily disabling one of my own systems. I have full admin control and own this system. It’s running Windows 7 SP1. I want to ...
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How to avoid CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION errors with VirtualBox inside VMWare

I have the same setup as described here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17175696/running-vagrant-inside-vmware-vm Now I'm frequently getting BSOD with a CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION error and ...
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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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Kmode_exception_not_handled computer constantly restarting

pacewhale less than a minute ago I'm using the yoga 2 pro i7 and I've had trouble with blue tooth recently so I tried updating the driver from the lenovo website. I close my laptop to go out for the ...
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virtualbox and a cloned HDD = BSOD! virtualbox issue

good morning super users. 3:30 am , I'm sleepy and hungry, and I need to repair an old machine running windows 2000. The power supply is fried, so I just want to boot up from the hard drive using ...
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Why it is named blue screen error when there was no blue screen appearance in this event?

My internet got disconnected. I removed my Ethernet cable and plugged it to the required port and then the light started glowing showing that I can access my internet now. I tried to access the ...
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ASUS 797-AR BSOD when two DIMM channels are in use

I've run into a very strange issue. Built a new machine this past weekend and everything was running smoothly for about four days. Then I had a stick of RAM die. Exchanged them for a new pair and now ...
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Internal hard drive is dying. Is this the right procedure to recover data (with ddrescue)?

As the title says my hard drive is supposedly dying. Two days ago, I powered on my Windows laptop after a week of not using it. After being on it for an hour with no particular problems, I got a BSOD. ...
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Windows 8 keeps crashing with different message every time

my windows 8.1 keeps crashing with different causes in the blue screen: tcpip.sys, ntfs .. (sorry didn't remember them all) here is the link for all the minidumps I found in the system: ...
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How to restore a recovery point on a windows 7 that won't boot

I was trying to analyze what was causing slow boot on my Windows 7 machine and installed Windows Performance Analysis Tools (following those instructions). After that I set it up for boot tracing ...
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Laptop won't boot after installing new RAM (compatibility issue?)

I bought some new RAM for my Toshiba Satellite P500-14L laptop (max. memory 8GB according to Toshiba website). Previously I had 2x2GB Samsung M471B5673EH1-CF8 1066MHz DDR3 Now I bought 2x4GB ...
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Windows 7 failure (0xc0000428)

I have an old computer, the configuration is: Pentium D Dual Core, 1 GB Ram, 250GB HD. The error is intermittent: sometimes the computer freeze during Windows startup and sometimes freeze after 15 or ...
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Windows 8 - BSOD/locks persist after all hardware replaced except PSU. ATIKMDAG.SYS

I saw another user with a post similar, but no clarification, so I will lay out my situation. Problem: BSODs and/or Graphics distortion upon resuming the display from shutting off. NOT sleep mode. ...
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BSOD on new computer build

I recently started getting BSODs on my windows 8 loaded pc. I thought this may be due to a hardware issue, so I replaced everything except the HDD and wireless card. I kept having issues, it now blue ...
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Unable to install Windows XP : Blue screen error pops up before “Starting Windows Setup”

I got caught up in a strange problem. It's really annoying me. I'm writing this by logging into ultimate boot cd. Strange because, it never happened before. Just about a week ago I installed and it ...