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Questions tagged [machine-check-exception]

A system error indicating a critical hardware problem detected by the CPU. MCEs are generally fatal and usually indicate a CPU, memory, or motherboard issue.

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Why am I getting a machine check exception when trying do first install of Windows 10 on a new gaming rig?

I am trying to install Windows 10 on a (soon to be) new gaming rig. My problem is that I always get machine check exception when booting from USB. I updated the BIOS for the motherboard to the latest ...
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Windows 10 boot fails with 0x82f after update

After last nights update my Windows machine (hpe-420cs) entered into infamous boot loop, reporting MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION as the cause. I tried to roll back the update in boot menu, with process ...
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How to solve machine check exception on Windows 10 startup

About a week ago I got Machine check exception when I was starting my Windows 10 machine (HPE-420cs), the progress remained stuck at 0% for several hours and no error code was provided. After ...
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Freezes during OS boot

Yesterday I had freezes while loading OS. Windows would BSOD with "MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION". Linux would freeze or give me this: $ mcelog -ascii Hardware event. This is not a software error. CPU 0 ...
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How to fix WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR (124)

I have problems with a blue screen while installing new software. I'm getting the blue screen at the same installation step over and over again. The software i'm trying to install is Android Studio. ...
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What's the cause of double fault on CPU

It's my assumption right, if I say that double fault can and must occurs only in processor's kernel mode (or ring 0 for x86) when any exception (synchronous) happens and never else? If answer is yes, ...
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BSOD machine_check_exception in Windows 10 with secondary drive

I just built a new PC: MSI X99A Sli Plus PSU Cooler Master V550 Intel i7 5820K Corsair DDR4 32GB Nvidia Quadro K2200 Samsung SM951 256 GB M.2 boot drive I installed Windows 10 Enterprise on a ...
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New computer can't run Linux, but runs Windows with no problems

I have a brand-new gaming laptop which crashes every time I run Linux. If I run Linux natively, it completely freezes (including the mouse cursor) after a seemingly random period. If I run Linux in ...
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What do the numbers given by a BSOD mean and how do I interpret them?

I was living in the world without Blue Screens with my PC/Windows 7 x64. Unfortunately, they have visited me about month ago and they don't want to go away. I get about 1-4 Blue Screens per day. ...
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BSOD BCCode 124, request for analysis of my WinDGB log

I've been experiencing system restarts for some time decribed with BSOD log by BCCode 124. I checked my RAM with MemTest for 3.5 hours with no error, then scaned system with Avast and Malwarebytes. ...
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Which hardware is failing?

What component should I replace? My home build PC is acting up. I'd like to only have to replace what is obviously broken. I was getting blue screens like this. From three days ago. WHEA-Logger: ...
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Machine Check Exception reported by kernel

I built a new computer: Intel Core i7 4770K Gigabyte Z87N-WIFI Samsung 840 Evo S x2 (in RAID 0) 450w Corsair RM 80Plus Dark Rock Pro 3 Cooling Kingston 1600 DDR3 NO DEDICATED GPU Operating System: ...
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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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any idea what type of error this is - Machine check / Kernel Panic

I have been getting the following problem running Ubuntu 12.10. Basically, it freezes completely, doesn't respond to keyboard or mouse, CAPS won't change and alt+sys req+REISUB doesn't do anything. ...
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BSOD constantly with same ntoskrnl.exe error and disk indicator is frozen

BSOD constantly and the disk indicator is frozen. Error do not happen immediately, usually an hour after boot up. Here is the Minidump: Bug Check Code = 0x00000124 Caused By Driver = ntoskrnl.exe ...
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Analysing memory dump after BSOD - 0xC0000147

My computer (HP DV6 6060EP) was returned to repair by HP twice, but it still comes with the same problem. I'm trying the best i can to help them diagnose this problem. When my computer crashes (like ...
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Machine check exception - how to read and understand it?

My computer acts strange - sometimes reboots spontanousely, sometimes does not want to boot. When I isse command "mcelog", I receive such info: HARDWARE ERROR. This is *NOT* a software problem! ...
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Windows 7 occasionally crashes with bugcheck code 0x124

I installed Windows 7 Ultimate Edition 32-bit on my Acer Aspire 4520 notebook. Whenever I am installing software, surfing the internet or watching a video online, the system occasionally crashes with ...
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Constant crashes in windows 7 64bit when playing games

I've tried everything I can possibly think of in trying to fix this problem and I'm totally out of ideas, so any help would be appreciated: The problem: whenever I fire up a game, it works for a ...