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31 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Windows 7 BSOD on boot

Hey Gang,

I have a machine running windows 7 home premium 64 bit that refuses to boot into windows. I was hoping someone could get more out of the minidump than I can. The minidump is attached, any help at all would be appreciated!

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31 May 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by singleton View Post
Hey Gang,

I have a machine running windows 7 home premium 64 bit that refuses to boot into windows. I was hoping someone could get more out of the minidump than I can. The minidump is attached, any help at all would be appreciated!
Could not read faulting driver name please run driver verifier to find out which

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

In Windows 7 you can make a Startup Repair disk by going to Start....All Programs...Maintenance...Create a System Repair Disc - with Windows Vista you'll have to use your installation disk or the "Repair your computer" option at the top of the Safe Mode menu .

Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
- Select "Create custom settings (for code developers)" and click "Next"
- Select "Select individual settings from a full list" and click "Next"
- Select everything EXCEPT FOR "Low Resource Simulation" and click "Next"
- Select "Select driver names from a list" and click "Next"
Then select all drivers NOT provided by Microsoft and click "Next"
- Select "Finish" on the next page.

Reboot the system and wait for it to crash to the Blue Screen. Continue to use your system normally, and if you know what causes the crash, do that repeatedly. The objective here is to get the system to crash because Driver Verifier is stressing the drivers out. If it doesn't crash for you, then let it run for at least 36 hours of continuous operation (an estimate on my part).

If you can't get into Windows because it crashes too soon, try it in Safe Mode.
If you can't get into Safe Mode, try using System Restore from your installation DVD to set the system back to the previous restore point that you created.
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