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Windows 7: BSOD: BAD_POOL_HEADER

30 Mar 2011   #1
virtuman1980

windows 7
 
 
BSOD: BAD_POOL_HEADER

Long story short, I left computer on and went for a nap; came back and saw BSOD with BAD_POOL_HEADER error?! Can someone please kindly help me ID what was causing it? Attached complete logs below and thanks in advance for the help.


CPU: P4 3.06
Video: ATI HD3850 agp
2GB memory
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

additional info: no overclocking, ran memtest86 for 24hrs with no errors


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31 Mar 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by virtuman1980 View Post
Long story short, I left computer on and went for a nap; came back and saw BSOD with BAD_POOL_HEADER error?! Can someone please kindly help me ID what was causing it? Attached complete logs below and thanks in advance for the help.


CPU: P4 3.06
Video: ATI HD3850 agp
2GB memory
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

additional info: no overclocking, ran memtest86 for 24hrs with no errors
Please remove any CD virtualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%.

They use a driver, found in your dmp,sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs.

Use this SPTD uninstaller DuplexSecure - Downloads

when you're done you can use this Freeware MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM(MagicDisc) in its place.


Old drivers
Code:
smwdm.sys    3/28/2005 10:19:36 AM    0x9190f000    0x91944f40    0x00035f40    0x42481278                            
e100b325.sys    11/16/2007 02:53:32 PM    0x9188b000    0x918b1e00    0x00026e00    0x473de72c
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- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
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