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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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multi boot: deleting a GPT partition with sgdisk before the Windows 10 partition breaks Windows 10 boot

After deleting my first partition from Debian with sgdisk, I get a BSOD when booting Windows 10: Votre appareil a rencontré un problème et doit être redémarré. Nous allons redémarrer l'ordinateur ...
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chkdsk information on failing SSD

I have a Windows 10 PC which recently started having random BSODs with a different error code each time (process crashed, invalid store, and more). After narrowing down the problem to the SSD by ...
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My computer crashes at random due to, WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR (124). i'm unable to identify what exactly is the cause

My PC will blue or black screen at random, especially when playing a game, some games cause the BSOD quicker than others. I recently upgraded my CPU, GPU and ram. I have ran memory tests for the ram ...
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Windows 8.1 boot error after restarting

I restarted my notebook after it lagged especially hard thinking it needs a fresh reset. After that it won't boot anymore. It says "the boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains ...
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Windows 10 stops with CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED

I have a Dell Latitude laptop shipped with Windows 10, which ran without problems until I had the idea to run an older Windows install from an external SSD in USB. It booted and worked (still works), ...
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Windows 10 Repair Install keeping apps and data when windows doesn't boot?

I have a windows 10 pro machine that has Blue Screened IOInitialize fail. I have tried everything under the sun dism, bcdedit fixboot etc . you name it ..and nothing is working to get it to simply ...
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Why am I experiencing a daily blue screen of death with either one of these causes: DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION and HYPERVISOR_ERROR?

I am facing a very weird issue. My desktop is an Alienware from 2014 with all the recent updates installed for Windows 10. The behavior I get is that once a day I get two blue screens: ...
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Blue Screen Errors

Apologies in advance if I didn't post any of this correctly, this is my first time posting here. I have been getting bluescreen errors nonstop. I went to my diagnostic data viewer and noticed there ...
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Booting from a virtual disk on a virtual machine ends up in a blue screen

I took a HDD out of a dead PC (,which used to run Windows Vista) and virtualized it into vhdx using disk2VHD. After converting the VHDX to VMDK, I attached the drive to a new virtual machine on VMWare ...
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BSOD when connected to internet via Ethernet

Problem definition I am using Windows 10 on a Lenovo laptop with a Realtek network card. The network card shows in the Device Manager as "Realtek PCIe GbE Family Controller" and I usually ...
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Internal Power Error

From time to time my 1st attempt to turn on my PC fails (the motherboard manufacturer graphic is displayed and then immediately PC shuts down). Every single next attempt is always succesfull. Here is ...
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Windows VM works from QEMU CLI but produces BSOD from virt-manager

Overview I have a Windows 7 virtual image that I can successfully spin up using the following qemu command in the terminal: qemu-system-x86_64 -m 4096 -boot d -enable-kvm -smp 2 -net nic -net user -...
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Strange computer behavior

It is really hard to briefly describe what is happening with my computer in the title. Thus I will try to explain it as detailed as I can below. Turning on the computer after it has been turned off ...
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Constant PNP Fatal Error BSOD

I have been pulling my hair out trying to figure this problem out. The PC will randomly crash, and give the PNP_FATAL_ERROR code. However it boots up just fine, and I can use it no issues, until a ...
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How to switch between Docker related development and non-Docker related development?

This is a copy of my original question. On my PC, I have a process "vmmem", eating up to 1.6Gb of RAM, and regularly using my entire CPU usage. After some investigation, based on several ...
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Video Scheduler Internal Error

I have an Nvidia GTX 1660ti graphics card which I bought about 3 years ago. Recently I've been experiencing the "VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR" BSOD. As soon as I open up chrome, edge or ...
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How to clone PC without Intel Optane to a PC with Intel Optane

I am a computer tech and have cloned PCs for years, even wrote my own software to do it. For a few years now, I've ran in to boot issues after cloning from a non Intel Optane PC to an Intel Optane ...
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350w power supply enough?

I am working on a malfunctioning windows 10 pc for a friend of mine. It's a prebuild system with a gtx 1650, 8gb ddr4, 1 nvme ssd, 1 hdd and a Ryzen 3 3200G. According to my friend it has been having ...
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Blue Screen of Death while formatting corrupted USB drive [duplicate]

I was trying to flash Linux Mint on my 32GB Sandisk USB Drive using BalenaEtcher. But whenever I try to start flashing, my system crashes immediately with the following code on BSOD: Stop code: ...
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USB KVM corrupting page files?

I have three computers hooked up to a 4-way USB KVM switch - two Windows laptops and a Mac tower. One of the laptops has periodically experienced a bluescreen with a FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE ...
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Windows 10 (1909) BSOD on boot, and can't login in Safe Mode - what options do I have?

TLDR; BSOD on boot because of the enabled Driver Verifier. Can't login to Safe Mode to turn it off because I only remember the PIN, not the Password. Safe Mode with Network seems to be broken and ...
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BSOD when enabling Virtual Machine Platform in combination with vt-d

I did a new install of windows 11 on my laptop. Everything was fine until I ran "wsl --install" Got the BSOD with INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE. After I disable VT for Direct I/O in BIOS my ...
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"Windows Error Reporting" is missing from the services' list

I'm a Windows 10 user. Lately I'm dealing with frequent BSOD episodes (more or less twice a day) that don't appear to be triggered by any specific action of mine; actually they happen mostly when I'm ...
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I think my windows 11 broke

So... I unallocated some space from the ntfs windows basic partition from gparted running on a live USB drive with fedora. Gparted did complete the task but windows disk manager didn't show any ...
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How do I permanently delete a .sys driver file (and stop it from coming back) on Windows 11 [duplicate]

I'm having an issue with something (also linked to this question) involving drivers on Windows 11. Basically, to cut a long story short, a .sys driver file is causing a BSOD on boot but every time I ...
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Windows 11 Pro keeps getting Blue Screens, volmgr.sys seems related to the issue

Background info my Laptop started getting random Bluescreens on 31. August. The Blue screens seemed to appear randomly without any specific activity beforehand. However due to reallife reasons I also ...
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I'm Using disk2vhd and virtualbox. How do I disable Windows XP IDE checks so that it starts up without an IDE related BSOD?

I am setting up a virtual machine to host a Windows XP environment with specific legacy software to replace a customer's broken Dell MTC2 desktop. I used Disk2vhd to generate a VHD from the customer's ...
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Windows 11 throws a blue screen of death with SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION citing NETIO.SYS

I've got a Dell Latitude 7320 and I just ignorantly turned on some new feature showing up on my Control Panel or rather system Settings screen tonight, since a new blue warning icon appeared at bottom ...
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MS Office programs cause BSOD (INVALID DATA ACCESS TRAP)

Recently upgraded to Windows 11 and any time we run a Microsoft Office application (word, outlook, etc.) PC crashes and we get blue screen with INVALID DATA ACCESS TRAP listed under the stop code. ...
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Blue Screen, info and image shared. Information, and prevention help needed

This is some software by nirsoft but I can provide any additional info needed. What caused this bluescreen?
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BSOD of MEMORY_CORRUPTOR: ONE_BIT

I have had couple BSOD lately. WinDbg analyze of MEMORY.DMP stated, which not gimme much info ... or better I have no idea what it means. BSOD happened in different time and with different softwares ...
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Recovering a Windows XP system gives error 0x0000007b in the BSOD

So... I have a bit of a problem. An old computer from a client with a Windows XP broke down (PSU or Mother Board) and there is a newer machine where that system can work. However, I cannot access the ...
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Unable to find user data from a windows 10 (home) drive using Knoppix live USB

Wife's laptop no longer boots after a failed windows 10 (home x64) update--bluescreen. Windows also offers to try and recover (RE), which runs for awhile, then bluescreen's when it tries to boot back ...
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Random BSOD on a laptop, even on fresh install. Possible Storage issue

Few months ago I started getting random BSOD errors on my Acer Triton 500. It’s a three years old machine which I constantly use. There is no stable scenario when BSOD will happen, so it’s hard to ...
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Computer crashes while in incognito mode

To summarise I was in incognito mode when my pc just showed the blue screen and fixing any errors being seen but it's been two days and it hasn't started up (it needs a new battery and a hard disk) so ...
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PC throwing BSOD or randomly restarting

So for the past week I had 2 times BSOD or PC just randomly restarted every single time. I ran memory diagnostic tool and it found no problems, I ran chkdsk and it also found no problems. I think it's ...
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Strange Random BSODs on Laptop

Firstly laptop's specs : CPU : Core i7 11800-h RAM : 32gb ram GPU : Nvidia RTX 3070 SSD : 2x Crucial P2 1TB PCIe M.2 2280SS Using latest Windows 11 Home Edition (21H2 22000.795). Operating system was ...
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Why did I get a blue screen of death after loading the game Fall Guys?

I was loading a game called Fall Guys, and suddenly the blue screen of death popped up. This has never happened before. I’ve also tried opening other games and they work fine. I open the the log from ...
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Booting windows from usb taking forever

So, I ran into a BCD error and had to boot from my recovery USB in order to access CMD to rebuild the BCD. But my laptop takes forever to boot from the USB drive and just shows loading screen: I ...
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Windows 10 error 0xc000021a after ssd upgrade

I recently upgraded my hdd for an ssd and cloned my hdd using acronis software which came with my crucial ssd. System stopped booting after i completed the installation i am seeing the blue screen ...
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MSI Modern 14 (Ryzen 5-4500u) BSOD

I was on Windows 11 v22H2 and received BSOD with stop code CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED; I restarted and, while working on a project, I received BSOD UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION, followed by ...
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Hardware component at fault of BSOD, need help in identifying it

Hey to whoever is reading! I am facing issues with my PC, it goes BSOD with an "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" from time to times. This happens out of the blue, while idle or playing games, or ...
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Win10 VM random crashes (VirtualBox, Debian11 host) - what else can I try?

After some updates (several Windows Update ones in the VM and also a BIOS upgrade at the host PC -- unfortunately both were done the same day so I can't tell which of them caused this problem) the ...
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Weird and complicated Blue Screen issue. Windows takes forever to load

So I have a complicated situation. Short of it, I start up my PC and it boots but almost immediately, always, to blue screens on me (WHEA UNCORRECTABLE ERROR) then it constantly boots to BIOS. It ...
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How to recover when I cannot log in, and Windows recovery mode does not accept my password?

After installing the recent windows update, I started experiencing an "Unmountable Boot Volume" crash. My system would be operating fine, then it would blue screen, restart, and then produce ...
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If I reset windows will it keep my EFS Certificate?

I've having issues with BSOD when I try to boot. Before I make a lenghty post about trying to fix that I was wondering if I use the 'Reset my PC' option if this will still allow me to access my ...
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Windows 10 is not booting, tried every known trick but still BSOD and no boot. Triple boot installation (win 7, win 10, parrot os)

hope you all are doing very fine I'm having trouble with a Windows 10 installation, believe it or not I broke it trying to copy a ps2 game larger than 4gb to an ext2 formatted flash drive. Since I ...
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Bluescreen errors because of RAM

Since Windows is taking alot RAM while idle and I like to use my PC for Gaming, but also would like to do some virtualization I thought of upgrading to 32GB RAM instead of 16GB RAM. So I bought the G....
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My laptop keeps crashing irregularly

My laptop is a Lenovo ideapad s340 It just keeps crashing irregularly lately. It overheats like crazy when I open any tab from any browser. Ive already brought my laptop to a computer shop, they have ...
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INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE in Windows when booting from USB

I have installed Windows on a removable USB drive, but whenever I try to boot from it, it bluescreens with an error code of INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE. Why does this happen, and how can I make it boot ...

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