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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How do I know what a particular driver is used for?

Every few days my Asus X556UJ computer (Win 10 64-bit) restarts, sometimes with a blue screen of death (DPC Wachdog Violation). The dump files suggest that the issue is cased by the driver "wdiwifi....
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Laptop restarts with blue screen with error 0x00001d8

My Lenovo U31-70, is restarting with a blue screen with printed "error 0x00001d8", normally when i have the pc on for a couple of hours, like 3 hours, and when it happens it returns to happen if don't ...
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BSOD BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER while installing Windows

I have formatted and installing Windows using DVD, My USB isn't working, computer just hags whenever anything attached to USB so there was no option to boot from USB. In second phase of installation ...
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Suddenly getting bsod memory management issue after Updating to windows 10

I recently upgraded to windows 10, most things seemd to work fine, aside from a few issues here and there which was easily resolved. Thou i had to reinstall the Nvivida Driver for the graphic card. (...
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Multiple issues resulting from USB use in VirtualBox on Windows 10

It has appeared recently that any time I try to pass a PNY USB 3.0 flash drive attached via a USB 2.0 hub to a guest in VirtualBox, the VM stops responding, and all USB ports on the host machine stop ...
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How to install different video driver from Windows PE?

I did the Windows 10 upgrade and it installed a new video driver on my Dell Precision M2400 laptop with Nvidia Quadro Fx 370m. This resulted in an endless BSOD. Windows 10 boots and asks for my ...
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CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION BSOD at random windows 8.1

I have a new, off the shelf windows 8.1 computer. It's an HP-15 PC, product number J9M24UA#ABA. I can supply serial number if required. It is a 64 bit pc. I recently installed Daemon tools. I ...
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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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All Memory Modules Fails Memtest. CPU or Motherboard Issue?

Couple of days ago apps on my computer started shutting down by itself and the OS started reporting random missing files. I thought that my SSD was failing, but it passed integrity, performance and ...
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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 10 Keeps Bluescreening with Clock Watchdog Error

I also tried to run sfc /scannow, but it couldn't repair some files, even in safe mode. Info from reliability monitor: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen Code: 101 Parameter 1: 18 ...
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Uncontrollable and uncorrelatable blue screens

I keep having my laptop bluescreen at random time that I can’t seem to correlate when it's happening. At first I thought it was a hardware problem as it almost seemed to correlate with when I ...
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Get one windows setup to work on two different motherboards

I use Windows 7. I'd like to be able to move my SSD hard disk, back and forth from a Dell laptop motherboard to an MSI desktop computer motherboard, without having to reinstall every program. From ...
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I've been getting BSOD on a random-interval basis for several days now

So I've been getting BSOD for several days now, and the only thing common (at least when looking through bluescreen view) is that they're always caused by ntoskrnl.sys crashing. Now I know this is a ...
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DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION on Windows 8.1

I get a DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION error sometimes (not every time) when I start a PC on which Windows 8.1 has been newly installed. I've got some minidump files and I think there could be found some ...
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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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How can I fix a computer that blue screens before Windows starts?

I have a Dell Inspiron running Windows 7 that keeps getting blue screens of death. At first, the computer slowed down so much it was unusable. After some time, it wouldn't even load Windows anymore; ...
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Ntfs.sys BSOD with page fault in non paged area

My laptop crashed with a BSOD with the message about ntfs.sys and "page fault in non paged area". The laptop runs on Windows 7. I tried to start a chckdsk command in several ways, but I cannot start a ...
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BSOD on Vista laptop(safe mode works)— thoughts and approaches?

I have a 18 month old Dell laptop that has always treated me well. Last night, as I was in the middle of typing a gmail to someone, I got a BSOD. I don't have the exact message in front of me but it ...
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Windows 10 PC keeps freezing when cold boot

TL;DR: PC having weird freezes after cold boot. The UI still reacts but after 10~30 seonds all done actions happen the same time. I am wondering if this could be a defective CPU or PSU. Since few ...
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System thread exception not handled (ndis.sys) 0xc1900101 0x40017 upgrading to Win 10

I want to upgrade a PC from Win7 to Win10 keeping file and apps because there is some software that I cannot reconfigure so I have to avoid the clean install. I installed it with a pendrive made with ...
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Offline Windows Install - How to view and change Pagefile settings

I'm trying to fix a broken Windows 10 installation which I can't boot into (even into Safe Mode). I have installed a fresh Windows 10 onto another hard drive. How do I view and set the page file ...
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Are these three brand new sticks of RAM really dead?

I'm working on a Dell Dimension 4700 desktop for a friend. It came with 512MB of DDR2 RAM (two sticks of 256MB). One morning, it started blue screening on startup with no helpful error messages. It ...
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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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Is my computer using too much RAM, possible faulty drivers?? My results using PoolMon

Lately I have been getting Memory Management BSODs. I have 16GB of RAM, so i am unsure as to why this is happening. My SWAP usage would sometimes get high, but i am not sure if that is a related ...
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Windows XP won't start up - file missing

This laptop was working fine. All of a sudden it blue screened. After the blue screen, when we went to turn the laptop back on, it would get to the Dell home screen portion where you can opt to go ...
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How do I fix “Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation” on sfc /scannow

I have a problem on my Windows 8.1 PC where it displays a BSoD that says CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED. I saw a page and it says that I have to run sfc /scannow. I went to the automatic repair and got to the ...
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Occasional BSOD Windows 7 new WD 6TB Black

I have successfully installed an additional hard drive (WD 6TB Black) on a windows 7 machine. the drive mounts and can be referenced and have loaded up about half the drive. I have been getting BSOD ...
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Dell Wireless 1705 issues on Inspiron 3537

Recently (2-3 days ago my Inspiron 3537 started BSOD-ing with MEMORY_MANAGEMENT and some error with my wireless driver bcmwl63a.sys). I removed the driver provided with Windows (tried installing ...
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Blue Screen of Death - My Sony laptop crashes very often

I have a Sony VAIO laptop which is giving me blue screen problem from some days. I thought it might be because of corrupted Operating system, so I refereshed the operating system installation but the ...
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Windows 10 crashing several times, specially when waking it up

My work laptop is a Dell Latitude 3540 with Windows 10, I already reinstalled Windows several times and the problem persists. This laptop model has a common problem related to Intel Management Engine ...
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Virtual Box BSOD SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION

Every time I run Virtual Box I get a BSOD saying SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION. I've never sucessully ran Virtual Box on my computer before, and I have all drivers installed, thanks to iobit Driver Booster,...
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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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Where can I find last “blue screen” error message after reboot in Windows 10?

Just saw a "blue screen" in Windows 10. I wanted to google the error message but the moment I reached the phone to take a photo - computer rebooted. Can I find this error message somewhere in the ...
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Bsod UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION

(Sorry for my bad english) I have a problem for months with my Windows 10. Firstly, my wireless card (Qualcomm AR922X/TP-Link WN951N) crashes frequently (probably because of the driver provided by ...
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AMD ATI video driver causing BSOD after installation

I recently re-installed Windows 7 Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop. Initially without the video driver, everything was fine except that the screen icons and applications windows were of ...
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Windows 10: Inaccessible Boot Device BSOD

Essentially, I was trying to work on a HFS+ disk I have (under W10), so installed Paragon HFS+ to be able to access it. However, unfortunately, I rebooted my computer after installation and got a BSOD ...
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Why the OS in VM always blue screen by chance?

it always has this error :driver_irql_not_less_or_equal And as i searched over the internet, I found it might because of the bridged network card problem, it would be OK if i changed to NAT.(but I am ...
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BSOD - DRIVER_POWER_STATE_ERROR 0x0000009f ntoskrnl.exe - Windows 10

I have a problem with my laptop. I randomly get BSODs with the same error message. DRIVER_POWER_STATE_ERROR. Sometimes evey day, then none for weeks, but the problem really bothers me. I read a lot of ...
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Cycling between two BSOD since CPU overheating error

Last night while gaming (4-5 hours worth) my machine unexpectedly cut power. On reboot, the Bios load warned of an overheating CPU. Within the BIOS the CPU was 53c, so I restarted the machine once ...
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Reallocated Sectors count above 300, Should i replace the hardisk

I have a toshiba laptop and facing many issues lately. I installed Crystaldiskinfo which is a S.M.A.R.T information reader and found out the drive status to be in Caution state. When i hover over the ...
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Is there any way to make Windows 8 blue screen intentionally?

There used to be a debug option involving a registry hack on older versions of Windows that let me blue screen a system on purpose. I'd like to see if my usual blue screen diagnosis tools work on ...
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Windows 10 STOP error after Hibernation and Fast Boot

I've noticed that recently my Windows 10 Pro computer will BSOD upon startup, but only after a Hybrid / "Fast" Shutdown, or Hibernation. It will also bluescreen after being woken from Hybrid Sleep if ...
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I'm getting a BSOD on Start-Up in Windows 10 but when I restart my computer, everything's okay?

I've been delaying this because I haven't been altogether too fussed about it but it's becoming increasingly frustrating because my PC should (and does) boot up quickly. The problem is that every ...
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BlueScreen and then memtest86 crashed, time to buy a new PC?

I think my computer has a hardware problem. It's a 5 years old Dell XPS 8100, the same one which had shutdown problems 3 months ago (by the way, those problems just stopped happening, magically I ...
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Windows 10 Blue Screen Error (SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION)

I open my pc failed, it shows blue scree with error (SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION), than I start it for safe mode and get the dump file, open in another pc. This is my analyze result by windbg in below. ...
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Laptop having boot up and performance issues

I am having a Toshiba C650 laptop with intel core i3 processor and 3 Gigs of RAM running Windows 10 Pro. Lately, I am experiencing issues which are making the device unbearable. It all started with ...
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Attempting to install the Intel USB 3.0 drivers results in BSOD

I have everything installed from the motherboard disk except for the Intel USB 3.0 drivers. When I tried to install those drivers, I would get the BSOD. To clarify, the BSOD would appear right after ...
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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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Windows 8.1 failing to boot after BSOD

I've come across a pretty hefty problem. A couple of days ago, I was using my computer (Desktop) when I suddenly got a BSOD. My windows 8.1 boot then got stuck in an automatic-repair loop where it ...