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BSODs Memory Management, Edit of a critical system file, etc

Q: BSODs Memory Management, Edit of a critical system file, etc

Windows 7 x64 Professional

Hardware less than 2 months.

OS re installed after MS updates failures.

perfmon named failure.

A: BSODs Memory Management, Edit of a critical system file, etc

In this order,

Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
You may need to run it 2-3 times to "fix" everything.

Run RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Let it run until at least 9 passes are completed, or errors are found (whichever comes first). The longer you run it, the better.

Finish with the above steps and post back with results\news.

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OS - Win 10 x64 · What was original installed OS on system?Win 8. reinstalled clean with win 10.· Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)?Full retail version· Age of system (hardware)3.5 year· Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS?Less than a year · CPUIntel i7-3770k CPU @3.50GHz(8CPU)· Video CardAMD Radeon HD 7800 Series· MotherBoard - (if NOT a laptop)· Power Supply - brand & wattage (skip if laptop) Will post information upon request· System ManufacturerGigabyte Technology     Extra note: I've been using an application called Driver Booster 3.3 which function as updating all of my drivers.

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Several months I received different BSODs. I think it started when I added another 4 GB of rams.
I attached the file with logs like in tutorial. (The Windows tests shows that Rams have no problem)
Windows reinstalling with clean GPU driver it did not work.
I have Windows 8.1 but the BSODs show on any version of windows.
Thank you!

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When I first built the computer I put 2x 2 gig sticks of RAM. I got constant bluescreens. I belive they were due to memory allocation errors. After RMAing both the RAM and the Mobo and then buying a 2nd set of RAM I eventually took the advice of taking one of the 2 gig sticks out. That seemed to work for the last few months. Now I'm getting bluescreens that either give "memory management" or "irql less..." messages. There has been no hardware change, only recent software change was addition of SC2 which ran fine for two weeks. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

? OS - Windows 7
? x86 (32-bit)
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7 32 bit
? The OS is an OEM version (came pre-installed on system)
? Age of system (hardware): ~6 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 3 months
? CPU: Intel quad core soemthing
? Video Card: Nvidia GTX 260
? MotherBoard: Gigabyte EP45T-USB3P
? Power Supply - Thermaltake, model: TR2 RX (850 W)

A:BSODs memory management and IRQ...


For some reason the collection application did not pick up any BSOD minidumps (it does this occasionally). Can you check C:\Windows\Minidump and upload anything you find there.

If there is nothing there and you have definitely got bluescreens then can you check the settings mentioned in this post to see if your system is set up correctly to collect dump files when it Blue Screens.

Given history of RAM problems your Motherboard's Memory controller is a suspect here.

Run a memtest, and if you still get errors then RMA your Motherboard.


Memtest - Instructions:

Download the ISO (or the .exe for USB drives) from here

Then (if you have chosen the ISO) burn the ISO using IsoRecorder: ISO Recorder v3 Download (How to use IsoRecorder)

Boot from the CD/USB and run the test (at least 7 passes per test) with only one stick of RAM in place at a time.

It is a time consuming process but it is the only way to be sure it isn't a RAM fault.

For your final test, run the test with all the RAM in place.


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Hello again.

I've recently been getting random BSOD's again even after formatting and re-installing my operating system last week.

The latest BSOD error I've caught was Memory_Management. I've attached all files and minidumps. Have gotten around 10 BSODs and screen freezes within a week.

-Retail Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (fresh re-install last week)
-New Video Card HD6850 (think I installed correct drivers)
-SSD Boot drive
-HDD Storage Drive


A:Random BSODs - Memory Management?

Hello there cxw22,

It appears Kaspersky may be causing your problems.

Kaspersky is a frequent cause of BSOD's.
Suggest you remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST.

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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I have reinstalled my operating system over the last couple of days to try to correct some BSOD and other problems, but I have had two more BSODs today. The last was during shutdown following Windows updates (the first was during a Windows update as well, but I didn't see it happen).
I have changed the memory sticks (in between the BSODs) back to the originals supplied with the PC. I have run MemTest86+ a couple of times, but no errors were found. My antivirus is Kasperksy Internet Security 2012.
? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? WINDOWS 7
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 BIT
? What was original installed OS on system? WINDOWS VISTA
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? OEM
? Age of system (hardware) 4 YEARS
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? YES, I HAVE REINSTALLED IT THIS WEEKEND (CLEAN INSTALL).

? CPU INTEL CORE 2 DUO 4600 (2 X 2.4 GHz) 800 MHz FSB / L2 CACHE
? Video Card NVIDIA GeFORCE 8500 GT
? MotherBoard ASUSTEK P5VD2 - VM
? Power Supply - brand & wattage I DON'T KNOW THE BRAND. IT IS 500 WATTS (PEAK) QUIET DUAL RAIL PSU
? System Manufacturer PC SPECIALIST
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) CUSTOM BUILT

The latest BSOD file from BlueScreenView states this:-

Dump File : 080711-111228-01.dmp
Crash Time : 07/08/2011 19:40:42
Bug Check Code : 0x00000... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Memory Management BSODs

Hi -

Update 2005 Asus ATK0110 -

ASACPI.sys Sun Mar 27 22:30:36 2005 (42476C4C)

Remove ElbyCD -

ElbyCDIO.sys Thu Dec 16 17:58:13 2010 (4D0A9985)
ElbyCDFL.sys Thu Dec 14 16:22:27 2006 (4581C093)
Virtual devices commonly cause BSODs in Vista & Windows 7.

Are you using USB stick for ReadyBoost?

Regards. . .





Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\080711-111228-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.17592.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110408-1631
Debug session time: Sun Aug 7 14:38:19.525 2011 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:21.539
Probably caused by : rdyboost.sys ( rdyboost!ST_STORE<SMD_TRAITS>::StReleaseRegion+4e )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_1238
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x1a_1238_rdyboost!ST_STORE_SMD_TRAITS_::StReleaseRegion+4e
Bugcheck code 0000001A
Arguments 00000000`00001238 fffffa80`027ffed0 00000000`00000802 00000000`00000000
BiosVersion = ASUS P5VD2-VM ACPI BIOS Revision 1302
BiosReleaseDate = 03/25/2008
SystemManufacturer = System manufacturer
SystemProductName = System Product Name
MaxSpeed: 2400
CurrentSpeed: 2399
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\080711-89887-01.dmp]
Built by: 7600.16792.amd64fre.win7_... Read more

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I've had several BSODs over the past week. I've reinstalled windows twice and created restore points to see if I could revert back to previous stable points but once I use one restore the rest disappear so I can't incrementally back up to see where it all goes wrong. Since the last Windows reinstall I let it run, play games, etc at each upgrade point to see where it goes unstable. I manage to get all the drivers upgraded, download all the windows updates, and even play Borderlands for several hours with no issues, all with restarts between each step but once I turn off the computer overnight things degrade.

The next time I boot up the computer is when the BSODs start. It starts with MEMORY MANAGEMENT problems and as I try and roll back drivers, tinker in safe mode, it pops up with others such as IRQL LESS OR EQUAL and a few others. As such I have 10+ minidump logs. Do you guys want all of them or just the most recent one?

System specs:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Intel i5 750 2.66 GHz
4 GB G.Skill DDR3 1600
XFX ATI Radeon 5850
Corsair 650-TX PSU

A:Several BSODs, Memory Management prevalent

Here's the most recent minidump to start things off. If you want the rest just say the word.

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For the past month I've been having an absolute nightmare in regards to Bluescreens on a new build.
Originally I thought that a faulty stick of ram (Failed Memtest) was the problem but even after replacing the stick I'm still plagued with BSODs whenever the computer attempts anything to taxing.
(It seems fine for reasonably small programs like Firefox but it's almost guareenteed to crash with anything that stresses the system, like a game of Prime95)

Would it be possible for someone to take a quick look at the minidumps?
I've got over 35 Minidumps but have attached only the first and most recent dumps to cut down the filesize. (The majority of the dumps point towards NTOSKRNL.EXE. I'm not sure what this file is but it seems to be behind the majority of the crashes)

A:Memory Management BSODs + Minidumps

Quote: Originally Posted by LloydRandall247


For the past month I've been having an absolute nightmare in regards to Bluescreens on a new build.
Originally I thought that a faulty stick of ram (Failed Memtest) was the problem but even after replacing the stick I'm still plagued with BSODs whenever the computer attempts anything to taxing.
(It seems fine for reasonably small programs like Firefox but it's almost guareenteed to crash with anything that stresses the system, like a game of Prime95)

Would it be possible for someone to take a quick look at the minidumps?
I've got over 35 Minidumps but have attached only the first and most recent dumps to cut down the filesize. (The majority of the dumps point towards NTOSKRNL.EXE. I'm not sure what this file is but it seems to be behind the majority of the crashes)

Um they are not attached.

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Hi, I have not installed any new hardware nor made any (as I can recall) significant changes software-wise. Nevertheless the last couple days my work at the computer has been interrupted by various BSODs. I have looked around on the internet for a fix for my problems but have not encounterd anything that helped me. Any help is greatly apreciated!

A:Various BSODs the last day, Memory management, bad pool header etc..

Hi Radanle.

Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type ?msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the ?Startup? tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus, and if you need Speech Recognition there, keep it.
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
If possible, update the BIOS to Version 1202 dated 2011/10/10 from ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P6T Deluxe V2.

BiosVersion = 0504
BiosReleaseDate = 05/19/2009
Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Let us know the results.

BugCheck 19, {3, fffff8a0145d6670, fffff880145d6670, fffff8a0145d6670}

Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption ( nt!ExDeferredFreePool+cbb )

Followup: Pool_corruption
BugCheck 50, {fffffa80c3352abb, 0, fffff800032ad8b5, 5}
Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiAgeWorkingSet+52b )

Followu... Read more

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Hello. Beginning from Saturday while playing with crashes and freezes I might have fixed my driver problems, but upon booting up my PC the next day, I was receiving constant Memory_Management BSOD errors every 20 minutes to 1 hour when trying to play Fallout 4 for example. I quite don't know what the issue is because I have another problem to solve.

When I came back from work today just a hour ago, I also received the same BSOD when I logged in, but later it just worked fine and proceeded to desktop. Weird.

Oh, and here's the rar file I was supposed to upload when reading through posting instructions.

A:Constant Memory Management BSODs on Windows 10 Pro

Daemon tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known cause for BSOD's.
Please remove Daemon Tools and run the SPTD pass through remover.

Uninstall Daemon ToolsDownload the SPTD standalone installer and follow these steps:
Double click the executable to open itClick on the button shown below

If the button is grayed out, like in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system, and you can close the window

Diagnostic Test


Run MemTest86+ to analyse your RAM. MemTest86+ - Test RAM - Windows 10 Forums


MemTest86+ needs to be run for at least 8 passes for conclusive results. Set it running before you go to bed and leave it overnight. We're looking for zero errors here. Even a single error will indicate RAM failure.

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I'm having problems with pretty much any game randomly quiting to desktop (mainly XCOM as thats what I'm playing atm) recently seems to have gotten worse then shortly afterwards a couple of times bluscreens as mentioned above, (Page fault in nonpaged area or Memory Management), the BSODs occured while browsing using firefox, iirc.

After reading this forum for other peoples similar faults I have done the tests below:-

Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Run RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Both come back clear, I ran memtest for about 28 hours it completed 8 or 9 passes, no problems found....
I know, I know, you still think its memory!!!
Any suggestions where to go from here - put each memstick in individually and rerun memtest?
(it originally had 4x4GB and i removed 1 stick for suspect bad ram, but it was some time back and i cant remember the exact circumstances now)

I've also ran Furmark to overheat the GFX, I dont think theres a problem there, (especially as it runs XCOM without breaking a sweat,) while Furmark was running i can hear the fan kick up a gear and I let the temp go up to about 100degC, no problems.

While the games run they run without problems, until they suddenly quit to desktop.

Any help would be appreciated, I have attached SF dump


A:BSODs - Pagefaultinnonpagedarea - Memory Management, while browsing

Troopy, the problem I am having is your files list several dump files (which is mostly what we use to debug) but, they are all from 12/2013-1/2014 none of them are recent. Yes, all of the error messages you say you have do sound like memory. But, if you ram memtest86+ for 8 Passes and passed, I see no reason to run it again, at this point.

If you are overclocking anything, set everything back do default level, at least until you get this resolved. If you don't already have it, please download and install CPUz (CPU-Z CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting ) Do you have a CPU and a GPU temp monitoring program? Also, do you have a GPU utility that will allow you to see an on screen display while gaming and also allow you to set a custom fan profile? Never let your GPU get to 100C again. Also, please download GPUz (GPU-Z Video card GPU Information Utility) and post screenshots of the GPUz main page and the sensors tab also post screenshots of CPUz CPU, Mainboard, Memory and SPD tabs. Also are all of your ram modules the same, did they come as a kit?

Please make sure your computer is configured for small memory dumps. This will tell you how Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

Please get back to me with the answers to the questions I asked. Also, when downloading and installing those programs, be sure to watch out for the 'add on' programs they like to install with the program. You can uncheck the boxes and not install them. Also, be aware... Read more

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Hi guys,
BSOD occuring randomly at no specific time.(atleast 4 times a day)
All my browsers keep on crashing.Windows explorer and catalyst control center also crash a lot.
Did memtest previously overnight didn't get any errors.
checked the system with replacing each memory stick individually,ran similarly with each one of them.

Windows 7 X64-Retail version
one and half year old hardware(problem was there from almost an year)
OS reinstalled 3 months back.

Have attached the Dump files and performance report.
Plz help.

Thank you

A:Different BSODs(mostly Memory management) at random times

Best thing to start with is to check the memory itself.
Best way to do that is to allow memtest to run overnight.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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I have been having excessive CPU usage on my acer M laptop this is often followed with a BSODs with various codes and messages. error reports (whocrashed) such as these were given:

"This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x14F1A0)
Bugcheck code: 0xC9 (0x6, 0x103, 0xFFFFE00150D0D010, 0x0)"

"Bugcheck code: 0xC1 (0xFFFFCF8124836FE0, 0xFFFFCF8124836036, 0x770020, 0x23)

I'm not sure which is the root cause of these problems to try and start troubleshooting! bsods often occur shortly after laptop is switched on - once it restarts or is shutdown and restarted its usually fine for a good few hours.

attached is zip with further info. lemme know if any more info is required, cheers!

A:multiple BSODS-memory management issue?

Update drivers in red and your Intel Rapid Storage driver: Driver Reference Table - irstrtdv.sys
Run Memtest for 8 passes: RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Help Forums

NTIDrvr.sys Tue Apr 20 03:37:59 2010 (4BCD0577)
NTI CD-ROM Filter Driver by NewTech Infosystems (likely a part of Acer Empowering Technology)

UBHelper.sys Tue Jul 6 06:19:26 2010 (4C32AECE)
NTI CD &DVD-Maker or NTI Backup NOW! or NTI CD-Maker by NewTech Infosystems (usually in Acer Empowering Technology)

mwlPSDFilter.sys Fri Mar 25 08:12:11 2011 (4D8C404B)
EgisTec Inc. Fingerprint Biometrics/MyWinLocker

mwlPSDNServ.sys Fri Mar 25 08:12:13 2011 (4D8C404D)
EgisTec Inc. Fingerprint Biometrics/MyWinLocker

mwlPSDVDisk.sys Fri Mar 25 08:12:23 2011 (4D8C4057)
EgisTec Inc. Fingerprint Biometrics/MyWinLocker

HECIx64.sys Tue Jul 3 00:14:58 2012 (4FF21D62)
Intel Management Engine Interface

irstrtdv.sys Fri Jul 13 01:58:02 2012 (4FFF648A)
Intel(R) Rapid Start Storage Technology driver

aPs2Kb2Hid.sys Sat Aug 4 12:19:18 2012 (501CF726)
Dritek System Inc. PS/... Read more

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As the title says, I am getting those listed BSODs with my custom built computer. Specs listed below.

ADATA Gaming Series 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model AX3U1600GB2G9-1G

AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Callisto 3.2GHz Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - C3 Revision HDZ555WFGMBOX

ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard

Running Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Bit

If you need my mini dumps, I am unaware on how to post them.

A:BSODs PFN List corrupt & memory management

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.
Please attach the DMP files to your next post not to post one.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder. If empty (or non existent) please look in the following folders. C:\windows (the dmp should be called memory.dmp), and C:\windows\LiveKernelReports\Watchdog.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump... Read more

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I need your help kind readers, for the past few weeks I've been getting a large amount of BSODs such as memory management, irql_not_less_or_equal, win32k.sys, page fault in nonpaged area, etc. I've tried to solve the problem myself , but my problem is so wide ranged that I simply don't stand a chance.
In the zip folder I have minidump files, CPUZ info and Temp. I need help in resolving these BSODs, thanks for your time.
+ Speccy Free System information Utility:

Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P7450 @ 2.13GHz 58 ?C
Penryn 45nm Technology
4.00GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 398MHz (6-6-6-18)
Quanta 361B (CPU) 53 ?C
Generic PnP Monitor ([email protected])
Acer V203H ([email protected])
512MB NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT (HP) 56 ?C
465GB Western Digital WDC WD5000BPKX-00HPJT0 ATA Device (SATA) 40 ?C
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A:Getting random BSODs excessively, memory management, win32k.sys, etc

Additional information is required.

1. Download the DM Log Collector application to your desktop by clicking the link below

DM Log Collector.exe

2. Run it by double-clicking the icon on your desktop, and follow the prompts.
3. Locate the .ZIP file that is created on your desktop, and upload it here in your next reply.

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Pretty frequent memory management BSODs are plaguing me..doesn't seem connected to any particular program but does happen a lot when firefox is open (could be coincidence?) I would really appreciate any help. Thanks!

A:Memory Management BSODs--can't pinpoint the problem program

Hello jdhunter418 and welcome to Sevenforums.

BSOD Analyse


Looking at your bugcheck it's likely that a memory corruption event was triggered. Though a driver could be causing the memory to be borked, but we're usually suggesting a memory test before moving forward. Do a scan with Memtest86+. Memtest is a scanner that'll check your sticks for errors.

Note that the below instructions may break your WARRANTY rules. If you're unsure check manuals, separated warranty papers, stickers on computer for secure permission.

To ensure that we'll know if it's the slots on the motherboard that's broken, or the sticks itself - we have a little procedure we'll recommend. Remove 1 stick, scan the other with Memtest in the current slot. After 7 passes, move the stick to another slot and scan, and so on and so forth until you've scanned all the sticks, and all the slots, one by one.

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Best Regards,

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I've had this computer for almost a year now and it's been bluescreening on and off since day 1. The most common errors seem to be (in no particular order) Memory Management, IRQL Not Less Or Equal, and Kernel Security Check Failure. Occasionally, the blue screen will be replaced by a solid red screen with no text, but the computer still restarts as normal. I've attached the report from the SF Debug Tool. Thanks in advance for your help.

A:BSODs from Memory Management, IRQL Not <=, Kernel Security

Normally I only run the most recent memory dumps, breaking them off at a point where there was a lull in them.
In this case, as you've reported them from day 1, I've run all 50 of them.

The reports aren't complete. Please rerun the data collection app and let it run for at least 15 minutes (or until the app itself says that it's done). Then zip it up and upload it with your next post. FYI - I'm looking for the MSINFO32.nfo report and the systeminfo.txt report

Out of 50 memory dumps there were 14 different BSOD error codes. The differing error codes are usually symptomatic of a lower level problem within the system. They are usually caused by one of these things:
- borked (broken) hardware (several different procedures used to isolate the problem device)
- BIOS issues (check for updates at the motherboard manufacturer's website)
- overclocking/overheating - You'll know if you're overclocking or not. If uncertain we can suggest things to check.
- missing Windows Updates
- compatibility issues (3rd party hardware/drivers) - and older systems
- low-level driver problems
- or even malware (scanned for when we ask for hardware diagnostics from Initial Hardware Diagnostics or Hardware Diagnostics ).

You can get a head start on the hardware diagnostics if you'd like - they are located here: Hardware Diagnostics

AMD OverDrive (AODDriver2.sys) is either a stand-alone application, or a component of the AMD VISION Engine Control Center. This driver is known to cause BSOD's on s... Read more

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I need your help kind readers, for the past few months I've been getting a large amount of BSODs such as memory management, irql_not_less_or_equal, win32k.sys, page fault in nonpaged area, etc. I've tried to solve the problem myself through reading a million and one forum posts, but my problem is so wide ranged that I simply don't stand a chance.

In the zip folder I have attached is the contents retrieved by the SF Diagnostic Tool. I need help in resolving these BSODs, thanks for your time.

A:Getting random BSODs excessively, memory management, win32k.sys, etc

Welcome to Seven Forums.

The cause noted is memory corruption.
This can be a problem with the RAM, RAM settings, or caused by a driver.

Can you fill in your system specs?
This program will help with the info gathering.
Speccy Free System information Utility
Age of your system?
Any hardware installed recently?
Any new apps installed?

An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiIdentifyPfn+26f )

TRAP_FRAME: fffff8800a19b3a0 -- (.trap 0xfffff8800a19b3a0)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
rax=0000000000000001 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=0400000000000020
rdx=00000000000bb23b rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff80003b3138f rsp=fffff8800a19b530 rbp=fffffa80063d5a50
r8=00000000000bb23c r9=0000000000000001 r10=0000000000000042
r11=0000058000000000 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0 nv up ei pl nz na pe nc
fffff800`03b3138f f0410fba6e481f lock bts dword ptr [r14+48h],1Fh ds:00000000`00000048=????????
Resetting default scope

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80003a88769 to fffff80003a891c0

fffff880`0a19b258 fffff800`03a88769 : 000000... Read more

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Hello friends. I have been having an issue with BSODs for some months now, they were usually infrequent enough that I just ignored them thinking "I'll fix it eventually", and they have steadily grown in frequency (I've had 4 in the last 24 hours, but sometimes I can go for a couple of days working fine).

I have also been having a problem where I will be using chrome and the page will suddenly flip to the chrome error message stating something went wrong. I have created a new user as their troubleshooting guide says and it still happens, sometimes it will happen 3 or 4 times within a few minutes and other times I can be browsing fine for hours. I can't consistently replicate this, it has happened on everything (facebook, youtube, reddit and so on).

I ran a malwarebytes scan on full and that came back clean

I only replaced the ram in early August, but all the errors seem to be pointing to that as the culprit. I'm hoping someone here can help me =[

A:Random BSODs - pfn list corrupt, memory management, memory_corruption

Welcome aboard.

Your crash dump says:

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 4E, {99, 172d70, 0, 173e70}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiBadShareCount+4c )

Followup: MachineOwner
According to, STOP 0x0000004E: PFN_LIST_CORRUPT
Usual causes: Device driver, ?memory

So , let us search for any driver which is causing the problem or not. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Also, the the memory modules needs to be tested.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Run it for at least eight passes, preferably overnight.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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Hi everybody. I've tried to figure out this problem on my own, however i'm hitting a lot of walls. This is my first post, hopefully i posted everything correctly.

Here are my Specs:
1. Intel I7 950 3.07ghz
2. Asus X58 Sabertooth Motherboard
3. GSKILL 6gb RAM 1600; F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ (Did modify the BIOS to run at manufacturer's suggested RAM timings, performance seemed to improve and BSODs seemed to decrease but it could just be in my head.)
4. Nvidia GTX 570 EVGA
5. HD: 1 240gb Kingston, 1 60gb Crucial C300, 1 1TB Seagate. (I recently did a fresh install with the Kingston, however the problems i've mentioned were present well before the new HD)
6. PSU Corsair TX750W
7. All other bios settings other than RAM are at stock settings.
8. OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
9. Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials

Types of BSODs
1. PFN List Corrupt
2. Kernal Mode Exception
3. Memory Management
4. NTFS File System
5. System Service Exception

All of these BSOD's tend gravitate around the ntoskrnl.exe, ntfs.sys, and sometimes the win32ksys. I haven't been able to find a consistent pattern as to when they occur, it seems pretty random to me. However, I do notice that youtube and flash based applications seem to crash a lot more than they should.

Things I have done:
1. Ran Memtest for many passes (don't remember how many but it was over 24 hours)
2. Ran Chckdisk
3. Ran sfc /scannow
4. Updated Video and Audio drivers and everything i could find on the A... Read more

A:Multiple and Random BSODs; Memory Management, PFN List Corrupt etc

Random errors are often symptomatic of hardware issues (this includes low-level drivers BTW).
Please start out by running these free, bootable diagnostics: Initial Hardware Diagnostics
This is what we start with at work to rule out most hardware problems.

Before posting a BSOD thread, please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

I will need this information in order to provide a more complete diagnosis.

Running the last 10 memory dumps......

Please update (or uninstall) the Asus utilities on your system (leave the Asus ATK0110 ACPI Utility driver alone).

Please update your storage controller drivers - both the Intel and the Marvell from the Asus website

Please update your Sound Blaster drivers - they date from 2009.

Errors seem evenly split between:
Bugcheck code 0000004E: BSOD Index
Bugcheck code 0000001A: BSOD Index

If the BSOD's don't stop, please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings

If the above steps don't stop the BSOD's, please zip up and upload any new memory dumps with your next post - and we'll see what we can figure out from there.

The following info is just FYI, I've already addressed the issues that I saw in the above paragraphs

- Further info on BSOD error messages available at:
- Info on how to troubleshoot BSOD's (DRAFT):
- How I do it: http://www.carrona... Read more

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So, for a long time now, probably going on over a year, I've been wrestling with my computer. I should get a new one, and just start from zero, but I can't afford that right now, so I'm hoping that I may be able to get some help here.

Essentially, my computer crashes a lot, sometimes randomly and sometimes with noticeable patterns. It's sometimes a BSOD (usually Memory Management, sometimes Page Fault, and I got a Driver IRQL a long time ago), and sometimes it's just a flat hang with a stuttering sound repeating until I do a hard reset.

Something I've noticed lately is it crashes more often when I have flash player up for some reason or another, but especially for streaming videos. There's also been a couple of times where first firefox and/or the flash plugin will crash, then the PC will run for a bit, but if I try to bring firefox back up it will hang or BSOD. I've gotten crashes for other reasons, though.

In addition, sometimes when I start the PC up, it won't post, saying a BIOS checksum failed and that it can't detect a keyboard. That's usually solved by restarting it once or twice more.

I've had other various errors in the past, but that's the majority of it, and what's been happening recently.

The following is the steps I've taken so far:
1. Run Memtest86+, overnight and for hours at a time, no errors.
2. Run various hard drive checking utilities, no errors.
3. Run chkdsk on both hard drives, I've gotten the occasional bad sector but hasn't changed crashes afte... Read more

A:Multiple BSODs and Crashes, Memory Management and Page Fault

just analysed the .dmp files and what really concerned me was this bit at the endof the dump file:

IMAGE_NAME: memory_corruption

this and a few other things in there indicated possible corruppted memory, if this is the case I would reccomend backing up all files IMMEDIATELY and then, just to confirm what is happening, run memtest and get back to me with results

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

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I recently built a full computer for the first time and ive been having some random crashes and bsod's. this happens most often when playing games or multitasking. the most frequent is the memory management, mixed with pfn list corrupt, and bad pool header. the program that crashes most frequently is battlefield 3, happens a few times a night at least. shockwave has also been crashing while using chrome.

windows has prompted me several times to do a memory check, which i have, but it says no memory problems found. i burned a disk to check the ram and let it run for about an hour and it found nothing wrong. i did a clean install of windows 7 and made sure my drivers were up to date. same problems happening. if there's any more information i can give just let me know. thanks

any help would really be appreciated!

A:Random, Frequent BSODs. memory management, pfn list, bad pool header


BSOD Analyze

Many of your dumps show indefinite cause but one shows problems with Direct X
Source: dxgmms1.sys | DirectX Graphics MMS | Windows Update
BSOD Index Usual causes: Device driver

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 19, {21, fffff8a005467000, 1650, 1550}

Probably caused by : dxgmms1.sys ( dxgmms1!VIDMM_PROCESS_HEAP::Free+7e )

Followup: MachineOwner

3: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

The pool is already corrupt at the time of the current request.
This may or may not be due to the caller.
The internal pool links must be walked to figure out a possible cause of
the problem, and then special pool applied to the... Read more

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Please help. I've posted about a month ago and noone replied to my thread.
Im getting constant BSODS
these 3 seems to be the most popular
Memory management
pagefault in nonpaged area
and another one about watchdog violation

i just got a "Kernel security check failure" also a couple of minutes ago

I just uninstalled Avast Antivirus ( as i've read Norton might intefere with certain .. things, so i didn't take any chance and deleted avast )

To make it short, I recently assembled my computer, here are the specs:

Had windows 7 ultimate x64
Recently updated to windows 8 pro x64 ( clean install, not upgrade ). Purchased from microsoft online and had many MANY problems trying to install as i kept getting BSODS. Finally ended up installing correctly after 10-11 tries, always formatting before re-trying.

All hardware is new. just assembled the computer in january.
MOBO : Asus p8z77-V PRO
CPU : Intel i-5 3570k
RAM : 2x4gb cl8 12800 Gskill Ripjaw
SSD : Samsung 840 250gb (OS : Windows 7 ultimate x64 )
HDD : WD Caviar Black 1tb
Heatsink : Noctua NH-D14
PSU : Antec HCP 850 gold
GPU : MSI Radeon 6950 Twin FROZR

I'm not sure if i need to adjust certain settings in BIOS for voltage of ram, or whatever, i'm not very informed on overclocking even though my goal was to do so. I clearly cant think of overclocking right now since my system is FAR from being stable as is.

anyways, please, help me. noone answered my last post and alot has changed since so ... Read more

A:Memory management, pagefault in nonpaged area, and more BSODS on new computer build


When uninstalling AVAST did you also run the uninstaller? avast! Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for avast! Removal

I would suggest you start by testing the memory for errors follow the guideline in the link below.

Memory Diagnostics

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I'm having ALOT of problems right now...
Most annoying and disrupting problem are the random BSOD's. I downloaded Whocrashed and alot of crashes seem to be "memory management" . Sometimes it's 3rd party programs..

The BSOD lasts for 1/2 a second and computer immediately reboots so it's hard for me to say what it was about. I checked in event viewer the different errors but i'm at 1000+ error/warnings.

At one point, as i was downloading Leagues of Legends ( game ) and Crysis 2 from Origins, while my uTorrent was actively downloading and Firefox was opened, i got an error from uTorrent saying "windows ran out of memory".

What do I do. My computer keeps randomly crashing and i've been looking online for solutions, it's just too complicated for me to find anything related to my problems.

The BSODS often occur on a reboot of the computer after installing/uninstalling a program. Right after entering my user password , 2 seconds into loading desktop, it immediately crashes. Not always but i've noticed it happens often.

now i'm getting problems with applications. Its crashes after crashes after crashes.

I have origin installed for Crysis 2 and BF3.

Crysis 2 and BF3 though are a very big problem. Both applications crash non-stop. i can't even play for one second. BF3 has a browser launcher, when i try to launch a game, before even opening it says " Battlefield 3 has stopped working ". In the Event Viewer, it seems to give me something ... Read more

A:Random BSODS (mostly "memory management"), often on startup

Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.

Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.


If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode. Disable DV there. Now boot normally again, and try following the instruction of enabling DV again.
If you cannot boot in Safe mode too, do a System Restore to a point you made earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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Built me a new PC a couple of months ago with the general specs below;
OS; Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Motherboard; Asus P8Z77-V Pro
CPU; Intel Core i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz
Memory; 2x 8GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 PC12800/1600MHz CL11
Graphics card; Asus GeForce GTX 660 DirectCU II
Hard drives; 2 SSDs, 1 INTEL 60GB for the OS and another INTEL 160GB for other applications

I've been getting randomly occuring BSODs however, always with the cause "Memory Management". As for the timings of the BSODs, I've failed to discern any pattern. As far as I know, I've updated all drivers to the latest version.

I would appreciate any help and/or pointers as to the root of the problem. Packed SF Diag Tool attached.

PelleK63, Sweden

A:Randomly occuring "Memory Management" BSODs?

Test your memory . Look at the link below

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Take a look at Part 3 if any errors come up

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I got another call from my Dad today. After cleaning his computer completely last month with help from there is another problem so I went to check it out. I can't believe it.

Now on startup a fake system scan runs with many warning of I/O errors and critical hard drive problems. It tries to take you to to buy something. Obviously it is a virus/hijack. I searched on the web for fixes and was able to use RKill.exe to at least stop the process and the warnings. I tried to install MBAM but the install failed twice, I get a permission denied warning. I tried to install after restarting in safe mode, but had the same access denied at the end of the install.

Computer is Windows 7. I am posting from my clean computer since the browser redirects on his computer make it almost impossible. takeover, critical system error warnings

Boot into safemode with networkingDownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Been getting these bluescreen for ages, I thought it was due to overheat in the CPU so I changed the paste and everything, it seemed to be working fine but it started to happen again, most of the times it happens when I'm playing the game League of Legends.

Here's the .rar file as instructed, I appreciate your help greatly.

EDIT: Another detail I remembered is sometimes when I turn the pc off, when I go power it up, it will power up but won't boot, when it boots it sends me to the press F1 or F2 to load default settings. Then it works fine for like 2-3 days if I don't turn it off and just keep restarting

A:Memory management, system service exceptions

Welcome to the forum.
Kaspersky is contributing to the BSODs. Please uninstall it. Use Microsoft Security Essentials & the Free version of Malwarebytes, update and make full scans separately:Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase
Help protect your PC with Microsoft Security Essentials
Malwarebytes Free

Do not start the trial version of MalwareBytes

Also take a look at: Good & Free System Security Combination

AODDriver2.sys Wed Nov 21 13:44:04 2012 (50AC8644)
AMD OverDrive (AODDriver2.sys) is either a stand-alone application, or a component of the AMD VISION Engine Control Center. This driver is known to cause BSOD's on some Win7 systems.

Please uninstall all AMD/ATI video stuff from Control Panel...Programs...Uninstall a program
Then, download (but DO NOT install) a fresh copy of the ATI drivers from (in the upper right corner of the page)
Use this procedure to install the DRIVER ONLY: ATI video cards - DRIVER ONLY installation procedure - Sysnative Forums

If the device (AODDriver or AODDriver4.01) remains a problem, open Device Manager, select the "View" item.
Then select "Show hidden devices" and scroll down to the Non-Plug and Play Drivers section.
Locate the AODDriver entry, right click on it and select "Uninstall". Reboot for changes to take affect.

Sometimes the driver... Read more

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My computer just crashed for the second time, the first time happening on 12/4/11, and i included the minidump folder to see if anyone could find out what happened, and what i could do to fix it.

EDIT: after a few seconds of the blue screen appearing, my computer restarted on its own. Windows 7 x64 Home Premium

thank you in advance

A:BSOD-Memory Management-minidump file included

Video driver is implicated as the cause in the Dec14 crash. Update your video driver or if you updated it just prior to the crashes, roll back to the earlier version.

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Corsair 400R Case | Intel Core i5-2500 Quad-Core Socket LGA1155, 3.30Ghz, 6MB L3 Cache, 32nm | Gigabyte (GV-N56GSO-1GI ) nVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Chipset (900MHz) 1GB (4008MHz) GDDR5 | Gigabyte GA-P67A-D3-B3 Socket 1155 Intel P67 Chipset | Corsair XMS3 Classic 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333MHz CL9 DIMMs, Optimized for Core i7, i5 | Corsair Gaming Series 500W 80PLUS Certified Power Supply | Corsair Force Series (Refurbished) 60GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (SSD) 285MB/s Read 275MB/s Write | Asus VG236HE, 23" 3D 120Hz LCD Monitor, 1920x1080, 2ms, 100000:1(DCR) | Logitech Performance Mouse MX | Logitech Wireless K800 Illuminated Keyboard

I recently added 2x2GB Corsair XMS3 RAM sticks for a total of 12GB of DDR3 RAM. The BSODs continue but alot more frequent now. So I swapped the PSU to another Corsair 500W and I encountered the BSOD of memory corruption once but it doesnt occur that often.

Please help!

A:BSOD Memory Management - System Specs inside

I ran WhoCrashed and it said the following:
On Tue 1/24/2012 1:30:26 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\memory.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: Unknown (0x00000000)
Bugcheck code: 0x1A (0x41201, 0xFFFFF680003AE040, 0xEF, 0xFFFFFA800A26D790)
Bug check description: This indicates that a severe memory management error occurred.
This might be a case of memory corruption. More often memory corruption happens because of software errors in buggy drivers, not because of faulty RAM modules.
A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. It is suggested you look for an update for the following driver: Unknown .
Google query: Unknown MEMORY_MANAGEMENT

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I've gotten 2 BSODs within the past hour trying to reinstall Windows 7 on this machine...

I'm helping out a friend and I've ran Memtests and ran across some errors while it was doing so, and it ended up going to an error count loop where it'd reset the counter and jump back in half a second to the same memory count.

While reinstalling Windows 7 for the first time, I got the BSOD saying "The driver is mismanaging the system PTES... so I googled that error and it turns out some people were talking about nvidia card drivers. I am using an ATI Radeon card but I doubt there's anything I can do if I can't even boot up to an installation, correct?

Just need to know where I should go from here... Getting another video card or replacing the 2 sticks of memory.

A:BSOD - The driver is mismanaging the system PTE... - Memory management

So there's nothing on the hard drive? It was wiped clean before installation?

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ok so i was just surfin the net when all of the sudden i got the Advanced Virus Remover Virus, instinctivly, i was like "aaahhhh get away", and scanned with MBAM and removed it. and then i went on my marry way, until like 10 mins later i get the blue screen of death and a message saying, " A driver has corrupted the memory management system PTEs. " and it said it had to shut down. this scared the crap out of me cuz i thought it was a small virus, and i know that there is a post before me with the same virus, but i dont want to say MBAM works cuz i dont think its completly gone, P.S. i did turn system resstore off before i scanned, and i tried going into safe mode but there was an error, and when i sa the diffrent types of xp i could choose it was XP home edition, XP media Center edition, and Windows recovery or somthing like that which i never saw before. Please help.


A:A driver has corrupted the memory management system PTEs.

ok i just wanted to add that sometimes when i click a google link, i get redirected to a site called, and it tells me the site is harmful, meanwhile mcafee site advisor says its ok. i tried searching it but i didnt find anything on the site.

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Hello.After paying $100 to have a rootkit removed from machine and have technician run Combofix, I now am receiving blue screen errors when I run a virus scan for example. I recall the rootkit being named SKYNET and having random numbers and such after it. Reading a post by another poster, which seems to have a similar problem, I tried downloading that program. went to the website and got the program and when I tried to reboot in safe mode, themachine got stuck while loading drivers. The point at where is stopped it read:system 32\Drivers\Mup.sys . I restarted the PC and tried it again and it became stuck atthe same point. I restarted it again and I was going to let it come up normally and I got a blue windows xp screen and it ran CHKDSK. It said that the volume was dirty and it corrected some errors in some index. After it finished, it restarted and came up normally.I wasn't sure if I should try to start up in safe mode again, so that's where I stopped. Please advise me on how to correct this problem.Thank you so much in advance.

A:A driver has corrupted the memory management system PTES [Moved]

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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I'm being plagued by BlueScreen errors; Memory_Management and System_Service_Exception are the named ones that stick out in my mind but I'm sure there have been others. I suspect that some program files are corrupt but I'm not gonna pretend that I know anything about computers so I thought it best to ask you guys. Next time it happens I'll write down all the error codes that appear, which should give you a better idea.

Windows 7
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz
ASUSTeK Computer INC. P8P67 LE
4.00 GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
(1) High Definition Audio Device (2) NVIDIA High Definition

Info that appeared running the forum's 'system spec' program; if you need any other info please also tell me (in layman's terms) how I can find it!

A:random BSOD's; 'system service exception' and 'memory management'

Remove Symantec/Norton from your system.

Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials with windows firewall enable.

You can also use this Good and Free system security combination.

Finish and post back.

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I recently just built a computer about 1 month ago and have been getting these readouts ever since on the blue screen. It will happen randomly. I will be using my computer and it will just blue screen randomly with one of those 3 read outs. I have ran every diagnostic test in the book for video, RAM, and hard drive, but everything comes back good. I do have some experience in working on computer, but I am stumped here and am in need of some help here.

A:BSOD (cache_manager, memory management, system service exception)

All my system info can be found in my profile

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I have a copy of an XP registry file, "system," in a Ghost backup. I would like to be able to view and possibly export a segment of that file to a reg file that could be imported into the current XP registry. Are there any tools that would allow even the viewing of registry files that are not the currently active ones?

The situation is that sometime over the past few months some change has occured that causes my system to refuse to recognize any locally installed printer. More accurately, it may or may not recognize the printer is there, but in no case will it actually print anything to it. The same printer, connected via USB, has its scanning function recognized and it scans happily.

Because I know I have a Ghost backup of the system in a state where it was recognizing the printer, I'd like to explore that file to see if I can find what's different and hence effect a repair. I do not want to restore the entire registry because there have been too many other, unrelated changes that I do not want to lose.

So I'd like a registry editor that isn't blind to everything except the currently active registry. Am I explaining this sensibly?

If such a tool exists and is referenced in other threads, I do apologize, but none of the searches I ran found anything. Maybe my search terms just aren't sensible.

Any help appreciated.


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Hello ive built my computer mid december it ran smooth to about may when ive been getting random blue screens of memory management. Then ive been getting other ones like Bad pool header, System service exceptions and something about a list corrupt. I also got a few other but i dont remeber what they were If you can help me thank you very much its been 3 months you dont know how annoyed im getting from this!!!

A:BSOD Memory Management, System Service Exceptions, Bad pool header,etc

Seems to be memory related.

Run for 8 passes.
Then test each stick in a good slot for 6 passes.
If you have dual channel, the results may be incorrect, if shows pass.
Guide to using Memtest86+ - Geeks to Go Forums

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How I think I received the infectionI was searching for a site where I could watch a program I missed on TV.From what I know, I never clicked anything consisting of ''download'' or ''run'',I think I simply got it by surfing through potentially malicious websites. ________________________________________________________________________________________________The virusI first encountered the virus by having an AVG window pop up telling me that I've been infected (I rolled my mouse over the buttons of the popup to check that it was legit)The AVG-antivirus detection name of the virus is Trojan Horse Dropper.generic_c.MMIThe object name is C:\Windows\System32\services.exeAVG couldn't remove it because it's inside of a critical system file_________________________________________________________________________________________________How I have tried to deal with itI searched the virus on google and came across a forum post relating to this virus specifically. Someone had been infected by it and was asking for help. In the end of the forum post someone had been able to remove it through the use offileASSASSIN, a tool inside of Malwarebytes anti-malware. I downloaded Malwarebytes and did a normal scan with it to test my luck. Malwarebytes did find the viruses. Malwarebytes ''removed'' the viruses and told me to restart the computer, but everytime I've restarted it and started a new scan the viruses are st... Read more

A:Infected with Trojan, critical system file.

Hello Jrav,Welcome to the forum.For x64 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool 64-Bit and save it to a flash drive.Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.Enter System Recovery Options. To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:Insert the installation disc.Restart your computer.If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.Click Repair your computer.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account an click Next.On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand Prompt[*]Select Command Prompt[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.[*]The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.[*]Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.[*]In the command window type e:\frst.exe (for x64 ... Read more

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My computer was infected with 2 viruses in 2 days. I was able to delete them (I think) using Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware but now my system goes to the Blue Screen almost every time it's on, after a few hours. The latest error stated: "A driver has corrupted the memory management system PTES" and "Stop 0X000000DB" I had also received a different Stop (0X0000007B).
I don't know how to get rid of whatever is affecting/infecting my system. We use Windows XP. Also, when I use MSN's Bing to search, and click on a link, I am being redirected to a weird site that begins with Clckr.

Can anyone help shed some light on this issue? I ran Malwarebytes again a few minutes ago, but later got the blue screen. Thank you!

A:Blue screen Error: A driver has corrupted the memory management system PTES

Pleae update and rerun Malwarebytes and post the log. We will go from there.

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I have been having problems with my desktop recently. I am crashing a few times a day and have been trying to write down some of the stop messages or .sys files that are causing the BS's.

Some of the .sys files causing the crash are 'win32k.sys' and 'usbstor.sys'. I can get more info later when I get home from work.

I would post the system dump file, but my computer is not creating one. I checked the options in Startup and Recovery, and the option to 'Write an event to the system log' is checked, and 'Write debugging information' is set to 'Kernel memory dump'. I read somewhere that I should try changing that to 'Complete memory dump', but the option is not available. Also the dump file location is set to '%SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP'.

Any thought on how to get the memory dump file? Thank!

EDIT: Just read the BSOD Posting Instructions. I will follow them tonight or tomorrow and update. This can be deleted if necessary.

A:Daily BSODs, System not creating MEMORY.dmp

we are more interested in minidumps here as they are easier to attach to a post.
To ensure minidumps are enabled:

Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
Under the Write Debugging Information header
Select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
OK your way out.
Reboot if changes have been made.

Making those changes will hopefully ensure a minidump is created.
It will be in c:\windows\minidump

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I just installed a new Hitachi HDD and restored my disc image to it. My original disk had three partitions, the pqservice partition, the active OS partition (C drive) and a data partition (D drive). But I only chose to restore the OS and the data partitions. Now when I view the new disk via disk management, the labeling of the active partition is unusual; there is no volume name listed nor file system, and the free space is shown as 100%. Also, the status shows an EISA configuration.

However, under explorer properties for the drive, things look a bit different, with the label and system type correct.

What is causing the discrepancy and how to remedy it?


I just now also noticed that I no longer have 4gb of ram... I haven't removed anything, but only 2gb are showing in system properties and in the BIOS???

A:New HDD - Disk Management and file system issues

Right click on the 111 gB partition in Disk Management and select "Change drive letter and paths" and assign it as the C: drive

What does the BIOS say about the memory when you boot up?

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Hi, Ive got a Trojan horse Dropper.Generic_c.MMI in a system critical/white listed file according to AVG, and it can't to anything about it. Can I please get some help in removing it

I was also wondering whether it was advisable to use a USB flash drive to back up any data and whether its advisable to use sites with logins?

I hae also attatched the file

Thanks very much
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 16:28:08, on 15/08/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16447)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\\MVP\clear.fiAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lexmark 1200 Series\LXCZbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lexmark 1200 Series\lxczbmon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Kies\External\FirmwareUpdate\KiesPDLR.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\MSOSYNC.EXE
C:\Users\mohammed\AppData\Roaming\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\\MVP\.\Kernel\DMR\DMREngine.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee Security Scan\3.0.207\SSScheduler.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR\WNA3100\WNA3100.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EgisTec MyWinLockerSuite\x86\SuiteTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EgisTec IPS\PmmUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\\Movie\clear.fiMovieService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Hotkey Utility\HotkeyUtility.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14... Read more

A:Have got Trojan horse Dropper.Generic_c.MMI in a system critical file, please help

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I am running windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I built this computer back at the end of January-all new parts. Within the first month I received BSODs consisting of Page Fault in Nonpaged Area, and Memory Management (happened twice) and did the Windows Memory Diagnostic and Memtest 86+ and found that I had issues with my Memory.

After swapping out my memory each time with new, I would go about 2 weeks and then I would get more BSODs. The types of BSODs that I am getting are:


The most recent system service exception was when I was booting up windows last night. They all seem to happen at random times. I could be browsing the internet or I could step away and come back to find that an error occurred.

To try to debug the Memory Management and Page Fault BSODs, since with my researching I found that a common reason for this is bad memory, I once again ran Windows Memory Diagnostic and found no Hardware errors and I let Memtest 86+ run for 34 hours and found no errors.

If anyone has insight as to why these may be happening, I would greatly appreciate it.

A:Several BSODs in last month-System Service Exception, Memory Mgmt, etc

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (Cx05) probably a driver.
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.I understand you have done memtest already so start with verifier.

* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have a Raid update its Driver.


*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5-7 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver Verifier

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition.
Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is.
But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver.
Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows.
If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so y... Read more

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Sorry this is a long post but it needs to be. Hope you can help...

Late last year we created a Memberís Portal on a client's website enabling its Members to have a secure area for a discussion forum and crucially, secure document storage and access. Basically, it was supposed to be like Dropbox or Google Drive but within the Portal. The problem is multi-fold. It isnít intuitive and isnít like Dropbox and has various flaws which make it unpopular with most members. It is free software called kcfinder Ė see

The main website is a WordPress one and the secure Members-only Portal was created using the WP-Client plugin. The kcfinder file management system when embedded inside the Portal looks not unlike Windows Explorer, with its tree-like structure.

Members are busy senior executives and donít want to have to manually log in to the portal. They were each provided with a unique login link that they retain to log in and the smart ones adjust their browser settings so that they donít even have to find the login link.
Specific problems with the existing kcfinder file management system

Criticisms are:

- Itís slow.
- It is not possible to open a file online and view it and edit it online Ė you have to download it, view it, edit it, and then re-upload it.
- You canít drag and drop files and folders as you can in Dropbox online or Google Drive online.
- The client office manager canít send a link to members taking them to a fo... Read more

A:Using OneDrive or Google Drive - which works best as a client file management system?

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So I've been getting a lot of random crashes lately. At first i thought it was due to my video card because the crashes usually came when i was playing games. So i removed my video card but i'm still getting crashes now and then. I ran Memtest86 overnight and got 44 passes with no errors, I updated all my drivers and bios. I ran Intel CPU diagnostic passed with all green. I did a disk check on C: and sfc which both also passed.

I have a feeling it might be the PSU going bad or something wrong with the motherboard itself. If not just a software glitch somewhere. In Blue Screen view the failure is always in the ntoskrnl.exe which doesn't help me identify it much.

Sometimes the crashes come without generating a blue screen, it'll just go black and restart.

any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated. dm log attached

A:BSOD Mem Management, IRQL not than or Equal, NTFS file system, KMODE

the voltages in the bios look right but from reading around i guess those meters aren't the most accurate

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After getting my laptop (esystem) back from a charlatan that wanted to charge me 80 quid for getting rid of my bios password, i found the password and found that windows xp had been installed on it! the os was vista, i tried to reinstall vista but to no avail due to a message saying : windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing or corrupt staus 0xc00000e9 file: windows\system32\drivers\acpi.sys
ican't get past this
any help would be appriciated, thanks.

A:Critical system driver is missing or corrupt staus 0xc00000e9 file: windows\system32\

hm ... I think that is referring to your HDD drivers. If you don't have a drivers disk already, then:

1.) Enter your BIOS
2.) Write down the make and model of your HDD
3.) Download the drivers for your HDD from it's manufacturer's website.
4.) Burn the driver to a disk (a jump drive might work, I can't remember)
5.) Your Windows installation menu should have a "load drivers" option some where.

EDIT: Nice catch, Archean! My tired brain didn't pick-up on that time-saving possibility.

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I'm seeing BSODs of all sorts, at random times and with no discernible pattern. They come at startup, when playing battlefield 3, playing music, browsing the internet. They seemed to have started after i tried moving my battlefield 3 files from my Intel 520 SSD to another HDD. Now I can't figure out how to get them to stop.

My three most recent dump files are attached.

Critical events:

- <Event xmlns="">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-08-26T22:07:01.966402600Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
- <EventData>
<Data Name="BugcheckCode">25</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0x22</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0xfffff8a0095e0000</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter3... Read more

A:BSODs of just about every type: pool header, NTFS file system, etc

What did you use to run diagnostics on the SSD? Also, it's been a while since you posted this. Are things still stable with the removed stick of RAM?

The crashdumps themselves are inconclusive. I'm not able to ascertain nor suspect anything with them. More accurate crashdumps can be made if you turn on Driver Verifier and let that crash your system a few times.

As for the SSD drive, have you updated its firmware, and have you also updated the BIOS and chipset drivers for your motherboard? All three of these have the potential to cause instability with an SSD installed due to compatibility issues. Make sure they're taken care of.

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I have a icon in my system tray and it keeps flashing and says "Critical System Errors", if you click on it it takes you to a web site to down load "security" software. Please help....

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:19:57 AM, on 12/14/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1122166007\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\... Read more

A:Icon says "Critical System Errors" - HJT file posted

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hello, i have downloaded hijack this, whatever that is.
i have had this virus before, but i can't remember how i got rid of it and i notice that a lot of people seem to do it with log file things.
its the "Critical System Error!" pop-up thing that says you have a virus and re-directs you to its VirusBurst software to make you download it.


A:i am new to this Log file stuff. PLEASE HELP! regarding "Critical System Error" thing


Download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri) to your Desktop.
Extract all the files to your Destop. A folder named SmitfraudFix will be created on your Desktop.

Open the SmitfraudFix folder and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd

Reboot your computer in Safe Mode.
If the computer is running, shut down Windows, and then turn off the power.
Wait 30 seconds, and then turn the computer on.
Start tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Options Menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.
Ensure that the Safe Mode option is selected.
Press Enter. The computer then begins to start in Safe mode.
Login on your usual account.

Open the SmitfraudFix Folder, then double-click smitfraudfix.cmd file to start the tool.
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press Enter.
Wait for the tool to complete and disk cleanup to finish.
You will be prompted : "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry ?" answer Yes by typing Y and hit Enter in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection

The tool will also check if wininet.dll is infected. If a clean version is found, you will be prompted to replace wininet.dll. Answer Yes to the question "Replace infected file ?" by typing Y and hit Enter.

A reboot may be needed to finish the cl... Read more

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I am getting BSODs in a 1-year old system. One of the more common errors I get refers to critical structure corruption, although there have been several other ones too.

Any advice would be appreciated regarding how to rectify this.


P.S. New data dump uploaded dated 27th September 2014

A:Critical Structure Corruption + otrher BSODs

Since all of your drivers appear well to me, I'd suggest to make sure there is no overclocking on any components, whether it be CPU, GPU or RAM.

I noticed you have Afterburner or similar overclocking tool installed. I would uninstall that (also because driver is 2011) for now until this is all figured out, to get rid of the driver and also to ensure it doesn't have a setting applied at boot to overclock.

For good measure, use CPU-Z to compare SPD tab to Memory tab. See if your memory is set well as it should be with regard to timings and frequency.

This driver might be a little suspicious as a possible culprit, based on the fact that I've never seen it before and there is little information:

1: kd> lmvm INETMON
start end module name
fffff800`03c70000 fffff800`03c7b000 INETMON (deferred)
Image path: \??\C:\WINDOWS\System32\Drivers\INETMON.sys
Image name: INETMON.sys
Timestamp: Wed Mar 13 17:11:58 2013 (5140EB9E)
CheckSum: 00014318
ImageSize: 0000B000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

Perhaps look into removing the software that owns it.

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I'm trying to debug my sister's laptop which was running great until recently. It's been having a string of BSODs.

Only change that was made was installing Mathematica, but that really shouldn't be the cause. In any case, I uninstalled it. I also updated all drivers, and ran a memtest which showed no errors. Hard drive doesn't seem to have any errors either.

Minidump that has 6500 is after driver verifier, but I'm not sure how to interpret it. Turning on driver verifier made the computer not be able to boot, had to start on safe mode and reset verifier for it to boot again.

Would appreciate any help you an provide!

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I have been having problems for about 3 weeks now. BSOD's, critical error shutdowns, unable to startup problems.

The startup repair usually fixes startup by restoring back to a time when the computer was properly configured. Then it works for awhile and then more problems.

So far I have run a chkdsk \r (224 kb in bad sectors), run a memory diagnosis(supposedly fine), updated drivers with a driver updater, run a registry fixer, downloaded "BlueScreen Viewer"(nice program), ran Virus Scan(Avast, Malwarebyte Anti-Malware, Super Anti Spyware), and did allot of research.

Usually the crashes are supposedly due to IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, or memory management. The drivers are NTKNLPA.exe, hal.dll(usually one of these) but others are, Ntfs.sys, aswSP.SYS, nvstor 32.sys

Do not know what else to do.
I would appreciate any and all help!!!

A:Startup problems, BSODs, critical error shutdowns

Looks like a memory problem. Take memtest 86 to be sure. Run for 8 passes. Then take each stick and test it in a good slot for 6 passes.

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I'm new here, but you seem like a helpful group so thought I'd give it a try. I've been having a few problems since Friday that have left my PC unable to boot.
Some background first (which may or may not be relevant):
- Turned on my PC a couple of weeks ago and it said it was installing new hardware, thought that was weird but let it pass. It was the IDE drivers by the way.
- Turned on PC Friday morning and there was no internet connectivity, there was some error message about a Windows service not starting or something. So I restarted the computer and before it even gets to the Windows is starting screen, a BSOD flashes up and then immediately reboots. Same happens booting into safe mode. Enable boot log doesn't work as I guess it doesn't even reach the point where a log would start. Last known good config doesn't work.

So, I have tried installing a new copy of Win 7 on another hard drive and that was fine until setup finishes and then it restarts (as it should). It ended up just as a black screen with a cursor though; I left it about 45mins and it did nothing so I restarted but no luck that time, same thing happened. I tried booting into safe mode on the new installation and it looked good at first (preparing to start windows for the first time message) but then an error came up saying that it couldn't finalize installation in safe mode and restarts. Basically no further forward.

Other things I've tried:
-Booting with one RAM stick in at a time, in various slots.
-Us... Read more

A:Multiple BSODS: Mem.Management, PageFaultInNonPagedArea, PFNLstCorrupt

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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Just bought a used 'built' computer from a nice on a car forum I'm part of, he's been great with contact, and with me on this whole journey of problems. He never had a single problem with this computer after building it and using it. Of course when he sends off his baby in the mail, something happens and now I'm having NUMEROUS problems. For a while I was throwing BSODs left and right within seconds of restarts, even with the system idling it would throw BSODs for no apparent reason. I was running the main drive which is an SSD in AHCI mode, and he mentioned he left the BIOS at default settings, so I reset it all to IDE, reinstalled windows, and my problems have been alleviated; but for the past few hours (just got this computer last Friday so been trying to get it up and running for work to be done) I've been getting quite a few bsods; but not nearly as many as before. Besides the uploads, some other things I've noticed which have been odd, opening and closing Java will lock up the system (or rather run the i5 too 100% across the board), then I will get a BSOD and a system restart. Sometimes firefox will absolutely randomly crash on me for no reason, again.. when it's idling, it just freaks out. Twice now I've noticed 7 will drop out of Aero mode and into the 'basic' non-clear graphics, and sometimes my wifi card will drop out entirely for a minute or two and act like there isn't one. I know a fair amount of computers, or rather used to, but I'm absolutely no good at de... Read more

A:Mem management, bad pool header, & other BSODs after 7 x64 install

Just trying to let the system handle basic things and it's throwing bsods, but at least these are clean ones.

Not sure what the first bsod read, but I KNOW the second one was memory management, was just playing Minecraft and had firefox running in the background; nothing else is going on with the system, I don't understand.

I need this computer to be running solid within two weeks, any help is greatly appreciated.

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I'm using vista ultimate 32 bit and I have 1.5 gig ram. I have a program called vista manager and one setting allows me to set the file system caching memory at either 256mb, 512mb-1gb, or more than 1gb. Does changing this setting help or hurt performance? I read that it really only matters if I open a lot of large size files.

Another setting lets me select the CPU second level cache at intervals ranging from 256 kb to 8mb. Also wondering about this setting.

I have a p4 HT 3.2 ghz and a 80 gig seagate SATA hd.

Also, does forcing a .dll unload from memory help at all?

Thanks for your time

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Hi everyone i was told to come here from tomshardware to have some help looking into my minidumps... heres a link to the thread to see what's been done; Link

Heres the situation; Running a Homebuilt PC, with 8gb (2x 4gb) ram sticks; Crucial Ballistix sport 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model BLS4G3D1339DS1S00. Mobo is msi g45 870. (Not until recently did i find out that this kit that was sold to me from microcenter isn't actually a kit, it's just 2 separate 4gb sticks slapped together and called a kit, not sure that matters)

Got my first BSOD a month or two ago, ignored it, but then it started to happen maybe 2-3 times a day and finally got fed up and seeked help, i looked around and saw that it may be 3 things; Driver issue, Bad ram, Voltage issue.

So, i updated all my drivers, still get the BSODs, i ran memtest on the sticks individually on all the DIMMs and the passed, but when running memtest together i get errors, so to me it seems its something else probably something with compatibility...

What i've tried so far to remedy the situation is increasing the DIMM and CPU-NB voltage by .05 twice, first time i got a BSOD within the first hour, 2nd time it took 6 days for the next BSOD.

any help is appreciated thanks. btw, im watching this thread like a hawk so i'll reply very quickly!

dumps are attached, thanks again.

A:Mem Management,Page fault BSODS + Memtest Errors

heres a pic of my cpu-z spd tab i forgot to mention i've run prime95 and aida64 bench tests and didnt get any bsods or anything....

and i've also run the basics like system scans and chkdsks...

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Although I enabled memory dump in case of a crash and I made sure that the pagefile is 3GB, the memory dump in case of a crash is still not written to the memory.dmp file. when I set the page file to 3GB I got an error message saying:If the pagefile on c: is less than 200MB the system cant create a debugging info file, continue? The actual size of the pagefile is 3GB but for some reason cant be read by the system as such size? How to trouble shoot?

A:Why the System can't creat a memory dump file in win Xp?....

Run - Windows Repair Disable your antivirus program before running Windows Repair.How to Temporarily Disable your Anti-virus at Step 1 ( very important ) do all the steps until you get to the final step ( Repairs ) Reboot when finished. Right click on the exe & click on > Run as administrator.

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I've got a really puzzling issue going on and I wondered if anyone can shed some light on it? A friend of mine has been using his USB memory stick fine for ages. When he plugged it in the drive letter always automatically came up and the drive was always named "Mighty Drive". He was backing it up one night and when he had finished half the files were gone, so he restored his files from a previous back-up. He then continued to work as normal. He came to do his weekly back-up again after using it for the week but when he plugged his memory stick into the computer it no longer said "Mighty Drive" next to the drive letter and it appeared to be empty.

I've done a little more investigation and when I look at the properties of the drive it says that 838mb are used and 172mb are free yet windows still displays the drive as being empty. I can't access any of the data from either command prompt, recovery console or Windows. I've re-installed the drivers, changed drive letters and paths but it always does the same thing. There are some files he desperately needs on the drive.

It is a Samsung Mighty Drive 1GB and it is formatted with the FAT system. I have tried to copy a text document to the drive and Windows says it cannot create a directory.

All the machines used so far have been XP SP2.

I would greatly appreciate any help on this, sorry for my explanation being a bit wordy but it's a very odd error.

Many thanks,

A:USB Memory Stick issues -FAT file system

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Bad memory ,system corruption ,missing file

I found out in one of my thread on malware problem running a scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool saying I may have bad memory.And because this is not malware related and I don't want to be taking any more time of the malware specialists there and so I will post here.

what scans can I run to see if my memory is okay? Could system corruption ,missing file or malware cause bad memory? Only problems I have been having is thumbnails taking a very long time to load in the administrator account but okay in the guest account

Farbar Recovery Scan Tool saying I may have bad memory thread saying it

A:Bad memory ,system corruption ,missing file

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Good evening,
I've had recurring BSODs over the past few weeks. Last week, I was unable to start the system because it would BSOD while booting up or after the boot up was completed (within a few minutes).
Luckily, I had a full system image backup from December 24th, 2014. I recovered the system via the backed up image (Acronis) and so far the system had been working as expected.
This evening after I got back home, I realized my system had BSODed again (after maybe 2 days of continual use without any BSODs). Thankfully, a dump file was created and here I am hoping to resolve the issue.

I have a dual boot system with Linux Mint on an SSD (and a couple of other Linux distros running inside VMs). When Windows was not functional, I used Linux for almost a week or so without any issues. So I'm not sure if it's a memory issue or a hard drive issue.
I've had the system for a little over a year now.
i7 3770k
16.0 GB
3 Hard drives installed:
WD 3 TB - All media and current backups
C:\ - 1 TB Segate 7200 RPM HD (Windows 7)
128 GB SSD - Linux & other distros.

Thank you for all your help.

A:BSOD - File system error or possible memory issue?

You only have one recent dump,

BugCheck 24, {1904fb, fffff8800c5e3f98, fffff8800c5e37f0, fffff88001281419}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption

Followup: memory_corruption
Here's a bigger problem though,

Host Name: DEVA
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
OS Version: 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: JEDI
Registered Organization:
Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00010
Original Install Date: 10/30/2013, 3:21:10 PM
System Boot Time: 2/24/2015, 9:54:12 PM
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
System Type: x64-based PC
Counterfeit installations such as yours contained heavily modified code that causes the installation to behave it unexpected ways. Analysing BSOD's and determining their causes on these sorts of installations is very unreliable. For this reason, many analysts won't attempt it.

My recommendation is to install a genuine Windows 7. This will minimise the problems you are experiencing, and make subsequent diagnosis of BSOD's far more reliable. Once you are running a genuine Windows 7 installation, and are still experiencing BSOD's, we will be happy to help you solve them

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Hello world. I have an important problem. I can't open, use or even preview files that the name of those files are colored in green. (like this)First, I would serve a chronology:- Before I reformatted my computer to windows Vista Starter SP1, I am using Windows XP Pro SP3.- Back when my Operating System is Windows XP Pro SP3, my hard drive is partitioned into two (C:/ and D:/).- I put some files (pictures, documents, apps) on one of the drives (D:/).- I tweaked the folder of the files' properties(security tab) and applied some changes in its security/sharing etc. It made a process like "applying the setting" which after that, - The name of the files and folders/subfolders turned into green!(like this)- I did this because there are multiple users on my computer(cousins) and I don't want them to mess up with my files.- I didn't see anything wrong in doing that I supposed, so I just left those files to stay that way (like this) ---- this part is the problem part ----- I finally decided to upgrade to Windows Vista Starter SP1 operating system. I installed it in the C:/ partition of my hard drive.- The files in the other partition (D:/) stayed there untouched.- I tried to insert a picture in a document, that "picture" would be a file that I am talking about a while ago, the file in drive (D:/) which its name is like this- Unfortunately, it said something like: "WORD CAN'T OPEN FILE: FILE PERMISSIONS NOT ALLOWED"- I was astonished! For... Read more

A:Cannot open, edit, preview, file from drive partition: file access not permitted

Are you the Adminstrator (with a set password)?

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My computer keeps telling me memory is critically low. It then refers me to delete unwanted files but I dont know what to do. I don't want to delete necessary files. If anyone can help it would be much appreciated.

A:Critical Memory

Please include additional information. How large is your HD and how much free space does Windows show remaining (click on My Computer on the desktop- - -it will show total size and remaining free space.To begin the clean up process:Go to Start and expand Programs. Look for a file called Accessories, expand that and find system tools. Launch Disk CleanupChoose the drive you want to clean up. Click on OK. You can generally click on all the choices provided in the box, than let Windows clean up those unneeded files.Many documents, sound and movie files, and picture folders can be saved to disk and the files on your hard drive then can be deleted if you really need a lot of free space.Other areas to consider:Unplayed games (assuming you have the original disks and access codes) and unused applications; another group is any zipped files you may have unintentially left behind after unzipping(extracting their contents).Regards,John

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This problem started a couple days ago. There doesn't seem to be a user initiated trigger, as it first happened after the computer was idling for a while, and subsequent crashes/problems occurred at various times in various circumstances, all the while getting worse. I'll elaborate below, but first:HardwareMotherboard: Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3LProcessor: Q6600Memory: 2x 1GB Ballistix (on QVL)Hard Drive: 500GB Seagate 7200.11Video Card: MSI 8800GTPSU: 630W RaidmaxSoftwareOS Version: Windows XP Pro 32 bit, 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600Antivirus: NOD32Firewall: Zone AlarmThe ProblemThe computer is almost exactly two months old, and was running perfectly up until this point when, as stated, it crashed seemingly randomly and never stopped crashing since.The first error I was not around for. I came back to my computer to find it was in an infinite BSOD-reboot loop, where it would clear POST and the Windows splash screen would pop up for about three seconds followed by an instant BSOD. It probably was going on for a good 20-30 minutes before I stopped it, which I did by completely powering down the system and then restarting. When Windows loads, it pops up the message 'Windows has recovered from a serious error'. I send the error report and it says everything is unknown except that it was caused by a driver, but doesn't know which driver. I figured it must have been a random thing, because I hadn't updated any drivers since first building the computer, ... Read more

A:Bsods And Corrupted File System Structure And Corrupted Drivers, Oh My

all of your hardware seems made by reputable companies but for onePSU: 630W RaidmaxEverybody makes a few bad power supplies the gigabyte mobo come with some monitoring software utilities?

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Hi. I'm having a problem with my computer and I was wondering if anyone can help me.

Recently my computer has been having this recurring problem. It will be working fine one minute, then suddenly slow down and struggle the next. According to task manager something is eating up the page file during these times. It goes up from 0.2 to 1.10 gigs in no time, almost a straight vertical line, then after a while back down to 0.2 again just as abruptly. These intervals of high usage don't coincide with anything I'm actually doing - they seem to occur arbitrarily, even when I'm not running anything at all. In fact nothing listed under Processes appears to come close to even a fraction of this pagefile usage - the biggest one was 20 mb, and added together the processes wouldn't have cracked 50 megs of memory (I know memory is different from virtual memory or the pagefile, though, so this could be irrelevant).

Above is a screengrab of this occurence. It isn't entirely accurate to the normal problem because windows increased my page file during a virus scan due to low memory, but should give the general idea. Most of the minor fluctuations can be explained with the programs I was opening/closing at the time. For example, I was running a virus scan early on, and later, then opened outlook, and so on. The image is a little big but I thought I'd leave the CPU stuff in just in case its somehow relevant (t... Read more

A:Virtual Memory / Page File filling up mysteriously, system crawls

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HI all, recently I downloaded a software from the internet to my flash drive & I click on it just to check but I think that software had virus or something that uses more memory & makes system slow & the software didn't start at all.So, I deleted it as soon as possible. I didn't realize that all my files in that flash drive were infected but later when I copied all files to my external hard drive for backup I notice that when I get to the place where I stored that flash drive files more memory is used & I can hear my laptop making louder sound that usual. It only happens in that place(in my external hard drive) where I stored those flash drive files. When I don't go to that infected place everything is fine. All of my hard drive files works fine.

So far I've deleted all infected files except one file which doesn't delete at all.
I really wanna know if my hard drive is infected or if that file is once deleted then everything will be fine. As I said only when I get to that place where I stored my flash drive files the system becomes slow & I can hear something(maybe ram & cpu) is running very fast inside making louder noise than usual.....

A:File that doesn't delete,uses more memory & system response takes long

Well; for one thing; you should always; always; make sure to have a anti-virus program installed on your system no matter whether its a external drive or internal drive. I use avg anti virus; but there are a number of others out there as well and you will here differing opinions on which one is better. here is the link to the free anti-virus:

i would download; install, and let it do a thorough and complete system scan so hopefully it will remove all viruses(some may not remove possibly in which case hopefully you have clean versions of those files backed up and can transfer the clean ones to the backup drive). But make sure to let it scan completely.

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I have 403mb left on my hard drive my comp is slow its only 4 years old its a dell what do I do I cant delete and much more then what I did do I get a external hard drive? I dont see how that would help

A:Critical low disk drive memory

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I got this error "Critical System Error! / System Alert:Trojan [email protected] " a few days ago. I had to select a Restore point in order to get back on the internet and now my computer is running excruciatingly slow. I ran Trend Micro Call, spybot, and a few others to try and get rid of the problem before I found this website. I have included the log as requested. Any assistance would be appreciated!!! Thanks
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:46:26 PM, on 12/18/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\... Read more

A:Critical System Error! / System Alert:Trojan [email protected]


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I am having major problems with my computer!
I have an Icon in my system tray that has a pop up window saying 'Critical System Error' - When I click the ballon it takes me to software down loads!
Whwn I use IE I get load and loads of pop ups, and self installing files. My computer is running very slowly also!

I have run Norton Antivirus and Spybot Search & Destroy, removed all nasty files etc - but I am still getting the same problems.

My Hijackthis log is pastes below:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:38:34, on 18/11/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\cc... Read more

A:'Critical System Errors' Ballon/Icon in System Tray - Browser Pop Ups etc!!

have had this many times, if possible try to ignore it till u get a response from security tech,there are many suggestions on web, best way i have found before i knew how to remove it was to open task manager when the programe was open as in the large sign u get saying your computer is infected etcetc to see the process then identify which process it is by closing all others right click on the process in task manager and click jump to process,it will highlight then click end process

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tried memtest, found no errors, there are 4 ram sticks, tried each one and the bsod would appear, what else could i try? maybe new ram stick? i dont want to get this repaired for $80 in Toronto. Thanks for reading.

A:memory management


Please refer to the following and reply accordingly with the required information - Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 8, Windows 7 & Vista



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Memory management ! but how ? I would like use Win 7 64 bit with primary hd and second hd Xp32 bit (with 4gb)

I got BSOD when im on 32bit, with 4gb

What can i do ?

Modify ? boot ini but in some website some rumour say in system property in tab general

PAE IS on....

Its a default feature of windows that alway on

Please read that website
Physical Address Extension - PAE Memory and Windows

The PAE kernel can be enabled automatically without the /PAE switch present in the boot entry if the system has DEP enabled (/NOEXECUTE switch is present) or the system processor supports hardware-enforced DEP. Presence of the /NOEXECUTE switch on a system with a processor that supports hardware-enforced DEP implies the /PAE switch. If the system processor is capable of hardware-enforced DEP and the /NOEXECUTE switch is not present in the boot entry, Windows assumes /NOEXECUTE=optin by default and enables PAE mode. For more information, see the topic "Boot Options in a Boot.ini File" in the Windows DDK.

I can do that !

With Q9550

A:Memory management ! but how ?

64-bit has the address space for 4GB - install it if you want. PAE is just a poor hack.

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hi everyone just added a 512 mb memory ddr sdram stick to my computer and when i play games i get error messages saying General Protection Fault which means that i need to give that game or app more memory to would i do that........please help

A:need help with memory management

What is the exact error message?

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I'm using a Lenovo laptop R60e with 2Gb of RAM and Intel Core DUo T2300 CPU.

When I boot my computer, the PF usage stands (in the task manager) on about 1Gb.
During routine work with IDE and browsers and several insignificant tools, the PF usage often rises over 2Gb.
As a rule of a thumb, when the size of the PF usage passes the amount of memory installed in a PC, the performance degrades severely, since instead of using the RAM, the OS starts grinding the hard drive.
Consequently, the machine is subject to freezes up to 50 seconds long.
The PC can (officially) support up to 3Gb of RAM, and the CPU is no 64 bit capable.
What would be the best course of action to handle the problem?

A:Memory management

This is from my 7-1/2 year old Gateway desktop with an Intel Pentium IV 2.0 GHz processor and 2 GB of DDR PC2700 RAM .

I checked my PF Usage. It's at 410 MB with one IE window open and at 433 MB with two IE windows open. My antivirus program(AVG 9) is the only program in my startup list that auto-loads.

Without seeing a HijackThis log, I'm guessing your computer has multiple programs auto-loading, and there may be one or more of them that are system-hungry.


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bsod windows 8.1
memory management

A:Memory Management

Hi Ilellyv2 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-

**************************Thu May 28 15:08:57.220 2015 (UTC + 5:30)**************************Loading Dump File [C:\SysnativeBSODApps\052815-15984-01.dmp]

Windows 8 Kernel Version 9600 MP (8 procs) Free x64

Built by: 9600.17736.amd64fre.winblue_r9.150322-1500

System Uptime: 2 days 18:02:54.876

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( ONE_BIT )

BugCheck 1A, {41792, fffff68036ac7c90, 2000000000000000, 0}

Arg1: 0000000000041792, A corrupt PTE has been detected. Parameter 2 contains the address of
the PTE. Parameters 3/4 contain the low/high parts of the PTE.
Arg2: fffff68036ac7c90
Arg3: 2000000000000000
Arg4: 0000000000000000
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_41792

PROCESS_NAME: SearchFilterHo


CPUID: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz"

MaxSpeed: 3400

CurrentSpeed: 3410

BIOS Version F8

BIOS Release Date 03/21/2012

Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.

Product Name P67A-UD4-B3

**************************Tue May 19 22:34:10.471 2015 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\SysnativeBSODApps\051... Read more

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hi all,..
im a newbie,.
i just have a assignment to explore the memory management of window vista..
can any one to help me to give me some detail informations about the window vista management memory method.,?
i'm hardly to find some explanation in google search,..


Note : i think my english is bad,. but i hope u can understood my explainnations..

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is this something to do with my ram. if so i ve done a memtest86+ v4.20 and passed with no errors.
041011-21294-01.dmp 10/04/2011 19:21:57 MEMORY_MANAGEMENT 0x0000001a 00000000`00041287 00000000`00000030 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 ntoskrnl.exe ntoskrnl.exe+80640 NT Kernel & System Microsoft? Windows? Operating System Microsoft Corporation 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) x64 C:\Windows\Minidump\041011-21294-01.dmp 2 15 7601 274,128

A:memory management

What is your exact computer issue?

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When I bought my PC, the person who made it allocated 2GB of my 8GB of RAM to my GPU. Today, I've got a new GTX670, this has its own 4GB of GDDR5 RAM. Now, I get a 'Memory management error. I've tried running some command lines in the boot CMD (I get BSOD after 10s) with no luck. I believe it was called src /SCANNOW. This did nothing. I've tried running the memory diagnosis, nothing. It doesn't crash in safe mode.
Please help- how can I re-allocate the RAM to system shared?

A:Memory Management

A setting of that nature can only be made from within the BIOS I would expect. Boot to the BIOS using F2 or Del normally and reset to defaults as will clear the shared mamory to the GPU. To reset its normally F9 then go to Yes. To save is normally F10 and again go to Yes.

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hi all,..
i just have a assignment to explore the memory management of win 7
i have a problem to find some resource about this case, because win 7 is a new OS,.
and i got some information that win 7 was using a new method of memory management that different with the past version of windows OS and make it work faster..
i very hardly to find what memory management method was used in this OS (win 7),..

can u help me to describe or give me some information to find about the new method of memory management in win 7...?

thank's for u that hava been read this thread,..

P.S. : i think my english is very bad,.. i hope u can understood my explaination.

A:Memory Management Win 7

hi all,..
no body can help me,..??
i'm still waiting for it,..

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Hi I am having problems with a BSOD.
it says

Memory Management

STOP: 0X0000001A (0X00000403, 0XC0012E0C, 0X25214847, 0XC0012600)

I figured it wa my memory sticks or something, but just bought new memory this week and am still getting BSODs.

Any enlightenment on this issue would be appreciated.
Thanks guys

A:Memory Management

Are you sure that the new sticks are installed correctly and seated well?

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HiI thought PC Tools was suppose to find and eliminate these kind of threats,but it does not i am usingAVG 8 FreePlease help me find and fix this problem manually...When I click on "My Computer" and any other folder this thing pop up twice. "System Error!Your computer was infected by unknown Trojan.It's dangerous for your system (critical files can be lost)!Click OK to download the antispyware program to clean your system! (Recommended)" then it open my internetto: Click on Cancel which does not cancel but also open my internet to: do I remove it?MY hijack this Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:08:02 AM, on 7/11/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20815)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.ex... Read more

A::angry: "system Error! Your Computer Was Infected By Unknown Trojan. It's Dangerous For Your System (critical Files...

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Please download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) and save to your Desktop.alternate download siteDSS will do the following:Create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.Clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, Internet Cache Files, and empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.Check some important areas of your system and produce a report for an analyst to review.Automatically run HijackThis. It will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have it installed. So if HijackThis is not installed and DSS prompts you to download it, please answer yes.You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges when using.Close all applications and windows.Double-click on dss.exe to run it and follow the prompts.If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not
malicious.When the scan is complete, two text files will open in Notepad:main.txt <- this one will be maximizedextra.txt <- this one will be minimizedIf not, they both can be found in the C:\Deckard\System Scanner folder.Please copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt and extra.txt in your next reply.-- When running DSS, some firewalls may warn that it is trying to access the Internet especially if your asked to download the most current version of HijackThis. Please ensure that you allow it permission to do ... Read more

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a coworkers laptop download error cleaner and now gets all these popups every 30 seconds that say system alert or critical system warning, she has a flashing red x

any help would be appreciated Hijack this attached

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:53:12 PM, on 11/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Console\NSCSRVCE.EXE
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_Service.exe
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_WatchDog.exe... Read more

A:Solved: system alert/critical system warning popups

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Double-click smitfraudfix.exe
Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter". A text file will appear which lists infected files (if present).
Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user.

Warning: Do not run Option #2 until you are instructed to do so. Running option #2 on a non infected computer will remove your Desktop background.

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Can anyone out there write me a batch file or exe file which will also change permissions in the Windows registry?

What I am trying to do is to block social networking sites - Facebook, Twitter etc.
I normally do this by editing the windows hosts file by looping back all known sites to the local machine.
I then change the permissions to read for all users including admins.
Next I change the file to read only & hide it.
I would like this batch/exe to be easy to change as other social networking sites etc appear.
I would also like this batch/exe to work across Windows platforms XP Vista & 7
If there was a problem with the location of Windows then assume the operating system is installed on C:
Can this be done? or am I asking the impossible. (or is there an easier way of doing this)

Thanks for any help


A:edit hosts file using batch/exe file?

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I think my problems began w/ Google Redirect. Rebooted in Safe mode w/ networking, ran Malware Malbytes; found 6 problems, said repair. Now have "Ram memory critical" popup and "Disk Repair" popup. Having difficulty just getting in to computer now.

Thanks ahead of time.


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I have Windows 7 Home Premium, 32bit laptop.

So this started with my accidentally deleting the 'My Documents'. At the time of deleting, i think it showed, My Documents is too large for recycle bin. That's why i can't find it there.

(I have tried 'Recuva' to recover deleted files, but 'cause i'm not much of a computer literate, i didn't know what files to retrieve and what to leave. Though, from the files i did bring back, most are corrupted, overwritten or something.)

Also, after My Documents got deleted, under 'C:\Users', a padlock has appeared on my '(User Name) Folder' - but 'Public Folder' is fine.
As i clicked 'User Name' properties, the 'Share With' showed - 'Nobody'. {other options available were 'Homegroup(read), Homegroup (read\write) and Specific People'}. Shouldn't it be showing - 'Advance sharing' ?

Thus, i thought maybe restoring 'User Name' folder to its previous version would work. When i did that, it said - not enough memory. i tried again, 'cause i knew there was more than half of its total capacity available. {I regularly keep a check on it.}

But after repeating the restoring process, i again got 'Not Enough Memory'. Later, when i opened the C:\Drive it really showed that suddenly the drive was low on space- very, very low. i tried 'disk clean' and deleted most of the things from there. Then i opened C:\Drive to check. Instead of making more space, i saw 3.62 GB of Free Space lessen to 2.72 G.B ! However, i still tried for the forth time... Read more

A:'My Documents' got deleted/ C:Drive memory on CRITICAL !

Are you sure you deleted it - you might have just moved it?

Search using Everything or Windows Search for "Documents" and if it finds it try using this tutorial to restore it's default location:
How To Move My Documents Folder To A Different Drive

It does not require another drive, just chose another location.

First run an SFC Scan

Also please don't repeat the post just because no-one replied:

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I've experienced 3 or 4 BSOD's in the past two weeks. I have attached the required file.

I have not seen a pattern in my activity that might be related.

I wrote "Memory Management" in the subject line because that was what I saw at the top of the BSOD.
I did not notice if that was present during the previous BSOD's.

Thanks so much for your help.

A:BSOD - Memory Management?

Hello, Jeff1961. I will try to help you with this. I looked at your last 5 dump files, 4 of them gave this

# Any other values for parameter 1 must be individually examined.
Arg1: 0000000000041790, A page table page has been corrupted. On a 64 bit OS, parameter 2
contains the address of the PFN for the corrupted page table page.
On a 32 bit OS, parameter 2 contains a pointer to the number of used
PTEs, and parameter 3 contains the number of used PTEs.
Arg2: fffffa8005abd150
Arg3: 000000000000ffff
Arg4: 0000000000000000
Or this


Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 4E, {99, 26322c, 2, 26832b}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiBadShareCount+4c )
Followup: MachineOwner
I would suggest you run Memtest86+. Run it for 8 complete passes all at the same time. Please use these instructions.

Please Run Memtest86+

Please download from this site only in the middle of the page are the Download links, you can download the or the Auto USB Flash Drive

Extract the Zip file. If you chose the ISO image, burn it to a CD using Windows Disk Image Burner or any Image burner you may have. If you downloaded the Auto USB installer, extract it, insert your USB 2.0 Flash Drive and take note of the drive letter. Run the installer, select the Flash Drive Letter, check the format box and press next. It will ins... Read more

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I'm running a fairly new system and haven't experienced any problems with it whatsoever until recently. The first blue screen was yesterday (8/08/2012), and since then they have started to become a lot more frequent. The repeated error is MEMORY_MANAGEMENT. Help with this would be greatly appreciated :)

? OS - Windows 7 x64
? Original OS - Windows 7 came pre-installed on system (custom built pc)
? 9 month old system
? 9 month old OS installation

? CPU - Intel Core i7-2600 3.4Ghz Quad
? GPU - GTX560 Ti
? MOB -Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3
? Antec EA-650W Earthwatts Power Supply

? Custom built system

A:BSOD: Memory Management

Hello and welcome to TSF!

All of the attached dumps aside from 1 are of the 1A: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, but memory corruption is also mentioned as well.

It could be a driver, or physical memory itself is the issue. Two things to do here.

First, enable Driver Verifier to see if a 3rd party driver is corrupting memory -

Driver Verifier:


What is Driver Verifier?

Driver Verifier is included in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 to promote stability and reliability; you can use this tool to troubleshoot driver issues. Windows kernel-mode components can cause system corruption or system failures as a result of an improperly written driver, such as an earlier version of a Windows Driver Model (WDM) driver.

Essentially, if there's a 3rd party driver believed to be at issue, enabling Driver Verifier will help flush out the rogue driver by flagging it and causing your system to BSOD.

Before enabling Driver Verifier, it is recommended to create a System Restore Point:

Vista - START | type rstrui - create a restore point

Windows 7 - START | type create | select "Create a Restore Point"

How to enable Driver Verifier:

Start > type "verifier" without the quotes > Select the following options -

1. Select - "Create custom settings (for code developers)"

2. Select - "Select individual sett... Read more

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I know that there are a lot of thread about the memory management BSOD but I haven't come across anything that has been useful for my problem.

Basically, my computer BSOD normally about once a day, today it BSOD 4 times, but usually it's not more than once. The problem it gives me is 'memory management' although sometimes I have found it reports to me "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" (please bear in mind I have no idea what this actually means!) Although, as I said, it's usually a 'memory management' problem.

I have also found that this BSOD never happens when I'm running a program. E.g. when playing games that I would expect to use a lot of memory/processor etc it has NEVER BSOD, but, like I said, it BSOD at least once a day usually when it's just sitting on the desktop and I'm not doing anything (or i'm just typing a document/on internet forums etc)

So far:

I have reseated my memory and video card and checked for overheating.
As far as i can tell there are no errors but if anybody knows of any software I could use to check this it would be helpful.

Instead of me posting a lot of information about my computer/the problem, as I know little about the actual running of a computer I figured it would be best if you could tell me what information you need (and how to get it) and then I will provide you with it because otherwise I think you'll just be sifting through information that you don't need.

Packard Be... Read more

A:Memory Management BSOD

*Bumped* because I really need assistance with this! Thanks
EDIT: Plus: I had another blue screen today: this time saying "APC_INDEX_MISMATCH" any ideas?

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Been getting this weird bluescreen just in the last few days, I don't think it's ram because I've ran memtest and 0 errors

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hi there
I've been getting BSOD the past few days. I did the memtest and everything went fine.
so I used whocrashed program and it gave me this

On Thu 8/16/2012 7:56:18 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\memory.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntkrnlmp.exe (nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x0)
Bugcheck code: 0x1A (0x31, 0xFFFFFA8007EDDBD0, 0xFFFFF88009BE8000, 0xFFFFF8A0111B7E0A)
Bug check description: This indicates that a severe memory management error occurred.
This might be a case of memory corruption. More often memory corruption happens because of software errors in buggy drivers, not because of faulty RAM modules.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver which cannot be identified at this time.

can anyone elaborate what it means?

my specs:
intel corei5 2500k
xfx 5850 crossfired
asrock z68 extreme 3
corsair vengeance 1600

I've attached my minidump as well.

A:BSOD memory management

Did you run check disk on the hard drive?

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i have recently fixed a BSOD problem *thanks to people on this forum :)*

but just then i had a memory management BSOD, i dont think its a major problem, only had 2 of thoes recently. it happened after i closed Left for dead 2, like about 3 seconds after i closed the game.

as wikipedia said BSOD usually relates to hardware problems and shouldnt really be ignored, so i decided to bother you guys again. *sorry*

i have attached the mini dump file. any insight to what has happened and how to fix this problem is much appreciated =)


A:Memory Management BSOD

MSINFO32 reports:
20 STOP 0x124
8 STOP 0x1A

This is most likely a hardware problem, although it can be a compatibility issue, a Windows problem, or a corrupted driver (the last one isn't agreed upon by all analysts).

Garena is known to have some issues with some Win7 systems. Please uninstall it until we're finished troubleshooting.

You have the infamous 2005 version of ASACPI.sys installed. This is a known BSOD cause and you must update it at the Asus Support website ( )

Locate the downloads for your system/mobo and 64 bit Win7. You are looking for the ATK0110 ACPI Utility driver. It's either under the Utility section or the ATK section.

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:


H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics: (read the details at the link) (read the details at the link)

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: (read the details at the link)

If this doesn't fix the BSOD's, try the suggestions at this link: Read more

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Hello there,

I keep getting a MEMORY_MANAGEMENT BSOD and I have no clue what is causing it.
I hope someone could help me out with my problem .

Thanks in advance,

p.s: dump attached.

A:Memory Management BSOD

Hello Thomaszee, Welcome to SF!

Give this a shot: RAM - Test with Memtest86+ .

Post back results!


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Hallo, I'm on my bosses computer right now, and he got a bsod saying 'memory management'. I have a few files attached, any help is appreciated. Thanks. ^_^

A few q & a...
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
- the original installed OS on the system? yes
- an OEM or full retail version? oem
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer

- What is the age of system (hardware)? 3 Years.
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) Since new, 2009.

A:Memory Management BSOD

The memory dump blames Norton. Please do this:

Anti-Virus Removal:
Please do the following:
- download a free antivirus for testing purposes: Free AntiVirus
- uninstall the Norton from your system (you can reinstall it, if so desired, when we're done troubleshooting)
- remove any remnants of Norton using this free tool:
- IMMEDIATELY install and update the free antivirus, then check to ensure that the Windows Firewall is turned on.
- check to see if this fixes the BSOD's
NOTE: NEVER run more than 1 anti-virus, firewall, Internet Security/Security Center application at the same time.

If the above steps don't stop the BSOD's, please zip up and upload any new memory dumps with your next post - and we'll see what we can figure out from there.

The following info is just FYI, I've already addressed the issues that I saw in the above paragraphs

- Further info on BSOD error messages available at:
- Info on how to troubleshoot BSOD's (DRAFT):
- How I do it:



BHDrvx64.sys Wed May 16 22:16:36 2012 (4FB45F84)
CamDrL64.sys Sat Feb 03 13:17:27 2007 (45C4D1B7)
ENG64.SYS Wed Apr 25 05:29:25 2012 (4F97C3F5)
EX64.SYS Wed Apr 25 05:27:28 2012 (4F97C380)
EraserUtilRebootDrv.sys Tue Ma... Read more

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I tried to install windows xp on to a computer. It initially installed however after reboot ready for the setup process i got a windows blue error screen. It said that the cause of the eroor was "memory management". Does this mean there is somehting wrong with the memory. I have two sticks of ram. One of them was a bit dogey before but the other one seems fine. I tried the one which was ok on it's own but it happened again. In my friends computer it seems to work fine.

What is wrong?

Kind Regards

A:Memory Management...Broke!

What are the error's exact words?

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