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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BSOD after attempt at windows update. Not Random

Windows-U-7-sp1 here. A system failure during a windows update locked the Laptop and after an hour had to power it off. When returning to try to boot, i get these bsod errors: 0x000000f4 ...
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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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What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?

So I'm running windows 10 on a Toshiba Satellite P50t-B10T laptop and getting the infamous DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION error. The usual procedure seems to be to take the memory dump and analyze it to see ...
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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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Windows 10 BSOD freeze after sleep + blue screen on boot

I had the following problem: I just fresh installed Windows 10 on my ThinkPad t450s and crashed after every sleep. When the laptop is in sleep mode and I open it and press a key to wake it up: ...
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Sudden bluescreens when interacting with the Steam platform

I recently made a build for a friend and things are running great, except he always gets bluescreens that indicate a hardware issue when interacting with the Steam platform. Bootscreens often occur as ...
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Bluescreen analyzes with WhoCrashed, BlueScreenView and WinDbg - different results

We are investigating BSODs on a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server. We found out that the results of WinDbg and BlueScreenView were inconsistent and so we tried out WhoCrashed Home and WhoCrashed Pro. (...
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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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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 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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Why is NirSoft's BlueScreenView not displaying anything?

Win 7 64 bit here. Going to System → Advanced System Settings → Advanced → Startup and Recovery → Settings, I have Write an event to the system log checked and Write debugging ...
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BSOD BAD_POOL_HEADER 0x00000019

Edit 1: Super busy couple of days, friend had to go to emergency room and I helped them get there (vehicle issues). I'll get to this very soon! Edit 2: Updated additional steps taken, new BSOD info, ...
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BSOD after new Nvidia driver installing

Nvidia has recently released a new driver (.43) that has corrupted express installation. I'm not entirely sure that it was exactly this version, but it was working just fine to me. Yesterday i've got ...
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Frequent BSoD's With Varying Errors

I have just recently finished building my computer and have had numerous problems with BSoD's. I have been getting errors about Memory_Corruption, Critical_Structure_Corruption, and ...
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BSOD on a new build

I just finished my first build with the following config a couple of days ago: Adata SSD 120 Corsair 16 GB (8X2) 2400 MHZ Asus Maximus viii hero intel i7-6700k I have tried several times to ...
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Windows 10 BSOD Kernel-Power

As the title states, I'm getting random BSODs in Windows 10. The Windows event viewer is just showing me Kernel-Power. This issue has persisted in multiple complete reinstalls of Windows 8, 8.1 and 10....
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Laptop not booting after Windows 10 Update

I have a Lenovo Y560 Laptop which had Windows 7 installed on it. Everything seemed fine until I started getting the Notifications on my Desktop for getting the Windows 10 update. I was already very ...
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Is my laptop SSD possibly corrupt?

During the last few days Windows 10 Pro (64 bit) on my Medion laptop has been constantly crashing, mostly at random times. So there are times I can't even use my laptop for more than 2 minutes before ...
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Minidumps not generated after a bluescreen in Win8.1

Lenovo Flex 2-14, windows 8.1 64bit, 4GB RAM, 8SSD-500HDD. All software setup from factory. The laptop freezes randomly without any pattern and BSOD. The bluescreen says kernel_data_inpage_error ...
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Win10 Inaccessible Boot Device, later no bootable device found :(((

i have a problem with Windows 10, after waking up my computer i get "Inaccessible Boot Device" [Blue screen] and for few minutes nothing happened, so i decided to restart it manually (by holding power ...
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Memory_Management BSOD when shutting down or sleeping computer after Win 10 upgrade

I recently upgraded a Dell D820 to Windows 10, and have been getting a Memory_Management BSOD every time I shut down the computer or it goes to sleep. The computer runs fine while in use, and has ...
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Windows 7 boot error - nothing boots up

When I came to my computer it was with a BSOD. After I rebooted, Windows started showing that error message where you have to put the installation CD to fix it/boot. "Windows failed to start. A ...
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{EPILEPSY WARNING} Windows 10 Infinite Throbber and Screen Reset on Grey Screen

Windows 10 has chosen to have infini-seizures on me at the grey startup screen: All goofiness aside, this occurred on what should be a normal restart of the system. I assume some updates may have ...
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Windows 10 repeatedly crashing

Windows 10 keeps hard crashing randomly. I just walked back to my computer to see it crash before I even touched it. Previously, it was crashing as soon as I logged in. Then I reinstalled Windows 10, ...
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BSOD on ntoskrnl.exe (connected to clfs.sys) (Dumps included)

After failed installation of ILOK licence and Visual C++ 2008 and 2005. Then activating F11 to restore from Acronis at restart got first BSOD. BSOD occured later at idle system aswell. What I did ...
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Laptop crashes due to nvlddmkm.sys when left alone

Everything is fine when I am using the computer but if I leave it alone, it will (not 100% reproducible) give bsod. This is what whocrashed gives: On Mon 17-Aug-15 05:08:39 GMT your computer crashed ...
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Windows 10 BSOD on Asus zenbook

Please help me finding the reason of BSODs. Thx Download minidumps on: www.uschovna.cz/en/zasilka/FRHUX4YFYJ647E64-FUY UPDATE memtest runs every configuration well except of the configuration SMP ...
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NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM crash on windows 10

I cannot boot into windows because I get a crash the error code was NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM or something like that. Please help.
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Screen Hangs randomly on Monitor

My Monitor screen hangs randomly, below are some instances:- Hanged while in boot menu itself. Hanged while running Memtest86+ using bootable USB. Hanged while running OS. case 1,2 shows it ...
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Faulty hard drive - want to recover

I have a hard drive that will cause the page fault in non paged area BSOD at bootup; there is a partition in there that i want to retrieve but am unable to because it gets into the blue screen - am ...
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BSOD Win 7 0x1a MEMORY_MANAGEMENT (ntoskrnl.exe): Could it be a faulty HDD cloned image?

Some years ago I had a failing HDD that, in its dying breath, had a cloned image of it installed onto a new HDD. The problem is that the old HDD wasn't working anymore in the end and some data (I ...
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BSOD verification of a known dll failed 0xc0000428

I get this BSOD today. I has tried all basic solutions like F8, repair computer, last known comfiguration, bootrec /fixboot, etc. without any solutions. I have CBS.log which have some errors, but I ...
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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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Is this how a broken graphic card looks like?

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FW51JF model that comes with ATI Mobility Radeon HD4570 graphic card. The OS installed is Windows 7 sp2. It was working fine up until yesterday morning. It suddenly started to ...
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Windows 8 CRITICAL_SERVICE_FAILED bsod

I've got into a BSOD situation where windows 8.1 64bit is giving CRITICAL_SERVICE_FAILED error. I got into this scenario after having put windows 8 on standby , and the next time on bootloader (I have ...
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Memory not compatible with motherboard?

I've been getting BSODS on my computer and have tried everything that I can think of to find out what's causing... My motherboards memory compatibility list is: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/X79%...
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BSOD that started today: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, 0x0000001A and 0x0000001E

first of all, this is my system: MOBO Gigabyte G1 Sniper M3. Intel i5 2310. Gigabyte GTX 650 Ti Boost. 4 GB of RAM 1333, Kingston. PSU Corsair TX550M. Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits. Ok, to the issue. ...
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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 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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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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Getting BSOD with registry error on windows 7

I have recently started getting a blue screen of death (BSOD) error very shortly after logging in to my Windows 7 laptop. It is fine if I am in safe mode, but crashes every time when I log in to ...