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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c000021a BSOD on Windows 7 boot

I guess I can't since I'm getting the error message: The version of System Recovery Options is not compatible with this version of Windows you're trying to repair. Try using a recovery disc that ...
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Win7 VirtualBox Server with TeamCity keeps BSODing

I'm testing out TeamCity with a small project (one checkin per day or so, small code base) on a Windows 7 VM in VirtualBox. I've had many successful VMs on this host, some of which were also Windows ...
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How do I set the BSOD on Windows 8.1 to pause and display useful hexdump information instead of a frowny face?

My Windows 8.1 machine is crashing once-a-day with a BSOD, and not leaving any DMP file behind, so I have nothing for WinDbg.exe to examine. Nothing interesting in the event log. The BSOD used to ...
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BSOD - Hollow file with actual size

I was working in VS 2012 on a cpp file when I got a BSOD. When the pc turned back on, I couldn't see the contents of the file again. These are the details: when I open the file I was working on ...
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Random BSOD crashes when all RAM slots are occupied

Although I'm a long term user of other StackExchange sites this is my first question on SuperUser, so please let me know if I've neglected any community customs I am experiencing regular BSOD crashes ...
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What's so special about `hal.dll+12a3b`?

I have a BSOD/STOP 0x124 problem that keeps haunting me for a very very long time: It always happens at address hal.dll+12a3b. In my searches for an explanation/solution, I found suggestions that ...
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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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Vista 32 Stop Error 0x000000B4: Video Driver Failed to Initialize. Is there hope?

Looking around on th internets, it's looking like the only option I have left is format and reinstall, which is something I'm REALLY trying to avoid. The machine has alot of activated software from a ...
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Windows removes its own drive from bios, but appears in Linux

I'm having a strange problem. Some background: I have two sata drives in this computer. The first one has a boot partition and two NTFS partitions (one Windows 7, one storage). The second drive has ...
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BSOD Before Windows Will Loads - Graphics Related

Alright deep breath here: (Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit btw) Today I installed Star Craft 2 Beta. After trying to log in, it had some issues where it said my device stopped working (referring to ...
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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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Motherboard restores corrupt BIOS on a regular basis

I have a pretty new PC and I am having issues with it since the beginning. The components are: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H OS: Windows 7 64bit When I turn on the PC it runs OK, no problems, ...
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BSoD DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION

I'm having a lot of BSoD's lately, so I ran Driver Verifier (verifier in command line). It generated DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATIONBSoD. Analyzing the dump with WinDbg: !analyze -v ...
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Bsod on 2400 Mhz ram

I recently built a new pc. My pc shuts down randomly and I see a blue screen saying something about "windows has shutdown to prevent damage on itself" the screen only shows for 3 seconds or less, so ...
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Windows computer getting Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) after a fall

Accidentally knocked my laptop onto the ground last night and have been having some trouble with it since. After picking it up, I opened the screen to make sure there wasn't any obvious damage and, ...
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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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Not properly functioning virtual 7.1

I recently bought a F.R.E.Q. 7 headset by Mad Catz, and I have quite a problem with its virtual 7.1. I found out about it after I installed the drivers and tried to use the 7.1. It worked, however it ...
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Find Physical Device Object from Bug Check Message

My machine crashed. The bug check was this: The bugcheck was: 0x0000009f (0x0000000000000003, 0xffffe00000fca060, 0xffffd000201a5840, 0xffffe000014d3b60). I searched for 0x9f and quickly located ...
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Unable to boot Win 8.1: Error bad_system_config_info

Windows 8.1, 64 bit, home-built PC, running approx 4 years. OCZ-Vertex 256 GB drive, approx 1 year old, Drives D-H are 2 - 1 TB drives in a RAID 0 config, 8 GB RAM. Upgraded from Win 7 to Win 8.1 ...
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Win7 Welcome Screen lock up and BlackSOD even after System Recovery

I'm not an IT tech but very computer savvy and the goto guy for family, friends and colleagues when they have computer questions or issues. System Information: Stock Best Buy Lenovo IdeaPad B570 ...
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Sony Vaio Suddenly Shuts down

I have Sony Vaio VPCF12S1E and it is 3 years old at the moment. I have two major problems: a black screen and a blue screen. I opened my laptop and cleaned up parts really carefully. I changed the ...
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IE10 crash on a tab when use caps lock on a password field

I have a weird issue with an HP ProBook 4530s laptop on W7. When using IE10 and trying to enter a password (on all websites : gmail, yahoo, etc.) a tooltip informs me when I use CAPS LOCK. Problem is ...
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0x24 BSOD error while trying to update using Windows Update System

im trying to update my windows 7 x64, using the regular windows update function, but it gives me a 0x24 STOP error, it occures when i try to shut down my computer and start the update screen, it goes ...
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PC can't recover from “Turn off display after 5 mins”

My power settings is set to turn off display after 5mins. Occasionally my PC can't seem to wake up from this. The monitor is just black with its led indicator blinking. The keyboard and mouse's lights ...
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Repeated BSOD After Windows Reinstall

I run FSX in Windows 7 64 bit environment. I needed to reinstall windows and after the reinstall I get multiple BSOD events. Specs: Geforce GTX 660 8 gig RAM, Core I5 overclocked to 4.0 ghz. ...
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Getting around stop error/missing driver for XP boot off BootDisk

I have a workstation attached to a very expensive machine (cost>$150k) where the manufacturer of said machine stopped offering support. The machine itself seems fine but I have been unable to boot ...
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Windows 7 install BSODs on two different hard drives on new computer

Computer: Asus CM1740 (newegg stats), no stock HDD (stock is a 1TB SATA 6.0 GB/s -- according to a topic I found on HelpOwl, it may be Seagate or Western Digital). It was hardware and stress-tested ...
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Windows 7 BSOD No Filehandle release & Bugcheck 0x3B

I got a weird BSOD on my windows box (multiple times, Windows 7). This happens when I'm programming, and trying to compile my code, but as it appears it can't lock the filehandle and write to it. This ...
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How to diagnose a BSOD that prevents booting in Windows 8?

our computer recently started BSOD'ing before booting to the login screen. It then restarts, trys to fix itself, and fails. I have access to command prompt from there, along with other options like ...
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BSoD svchost suspected

On my Dell 1501 OS W7 Ultimate 2008 SP1 32-bits I got the BSoD. T tried system restore (no longer accessible), last know good config to no avail.The CD-DVD disk is spinnng out of control and when I ...
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Does one stop error warrant reimaging a machine?

I was setting up a Thinkpad W530 from a Windows 7 image and unexpectedly got the blue screen of death. Two main points the message red: DRIVER_NOT_LESS_OR_EQAUL and Teefer3.sys. Does anyone have any ...
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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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Windws 7 laptop may reboot while running Ubuntu Server 12.10 guest in VirtualBox

On my Windows 7 machine, I am running VirtualBox 4.2.4 with Ubuntu Server 12.10 as a guest. Sometimes, when I run the Ubuntu guest, my whole laptop reboots. Has anyone experienced this, and how can ...
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Getting BSODs when video card load is LOW

Well it seems that I have the opposite problem of most users: When the load on my GeForce 9600 M GT is low, the nvddklm.dll causes BSOD. In addition to that, when using driver version other than ...
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Does updating BIOS solve certain BSODs?

Specifically speaking I am wanting to update my BIOS for my P8Z77 Asus M-PRO motherboard. I'm running a ivy bridge i7 3770k with a GTX 570, 2 X 8GB G.Skill 1333 DDR3 RAM I have the latest driver ...
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BSOD after installing Paragon HFS+ on Windows 7 x64

I just installed Paragon HFS+ for Windows 9.0 on my laptop (a Dell Vostro 3500 with Windows 7 x64). I previously had a cracked version and now I have bought the full version. The cracked version ...
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Installing 3TB SATA Hard Drive Messed Up My Computer

I just added a 3TB SATA hard drive to my Windows 7 x64 machine. After formatting it, it seemed to work for a couple of hours until I got a BSOD. 10 minutes later, another BSOD, this one saying memory ...
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Win 7: After Acer Recovery, goes back to Start-up Repair Loop

I could really use some help with this. I've tried everything I can think of, have scoured the net for solutions and trouble-shooting ideas. The post is long but I want to give a clear picture of what ...
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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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Reatogo (~ BartPE) SATA BSOD: Either 0x0000007B or 0x0000007E

I'm trying to get Reatogo's PE Builder (a variant of Bart's PE Builder) to work with SATA drives. If I put the SATA driver in the SCSIDriver folder, then it boots fine on SATA drives, but it gives a ...
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EasyCap USB 2.0 produces BSOD in Windows 7 64bit

I recently got an EasyCap Video Adapter, which I want to use to upload old VHS tapes to my PC and burn them to DVDs. I installed the appropiate drivers and the Ulead Video Studio software that comes ...
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Sporadic registry file failure on startup

Somewhere between 50% and 70% of the times I start my computer, I get the following bluescreen: STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file): ...
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Dell XPS 710 - Boot Device Not Available

Recently I was gifted a Dell XPS 710 tower running WinXP SP3. It was running fine until today when I restarted and received a blue screen and the error "unmountable boot volume". In order to fix this ...
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AMD FX-9590 - Max memory speed

First let me tell you my system config. Cpu: AMD FX-9590 Ram: Kingston 2x8Gb 2400MHz SSD: kingston 120 Gb HDD: 1 Tb PSU: 750 watt corsair GPU: 2Gb NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 Motherboard: Asus crosshair V ...
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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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Constant BSODs and boot failures?

I have a Dell Inspiron M5040 running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit) that I got as a Christmas gift in 2011. Recently, it has been showing signs of weakness. I was suspicious of virus infection after ...
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BSOD BCCode 124, system keeps crashing. Request for minidump analysis

My computer keeps freezing or restarting every now and then. I don't have a clue what is causing this problem, because neither Avast nor Malwarebytes shows any threats. Although I have one suspicion - ...
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If I started the PC from RealVNC AMT KVM connection mode, the system is always Blue Screen of Death

If I started the PC remotely via RealVNC Intel AMT KVM connection mode, the system is always Blue Screen of Death. In the RealVNC window I could see the BIOS checking information, and then the ...
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I got BSOD with the error information as follows,what to do?

I was working on Excel and have 2 sites opened & working on battery on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61. "windows 7 OS original,updates ON, Symantec Endpoint Original, Office 2010 Original." while working ...
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How should you use Memtest86+ for BSOD the right way

How should i run memtest? should I run memtest while the two or more rams are both installed or 1 ram per memtest? by the way here is the result in my Dump file. I tried the mdsched and my there was ...