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Windows 7: Crash dump initialization failed! EventID 46

06 Sep 2011   #1
marioeres

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64
 
 
Crash dump initialization failed! EventID 46

I have been getting this error message in my Event Viewer log ever since.I have even reinstalled my OS (Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64),and the issue came at the very beginning.

Interestingly,almost everyone here reports this error with BSOD cases,but not on my machine.

I can't figure out whats causing this,if there is a specific program or faulty piece of hardver.

What comes on my mind is the fact that I have dual boot,with Windows XP Professional SP3 x86 as primary system,and Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 installed afterwards.

The only change I've made on Windows XP is,to "make it blind" for Windows 7 Ultimate,in order to enable recording System Restore points on my Win 7 system,using a .reg file,which is accompanied with this post.

I hope someone has the answer,since I've been roaming the internet for several months,but no good.

Looking forward.


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06 Sep 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marioeres View Post
I have been getting this error message in my Event Viewer log ever since.I have even reinstalled my OS (Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64),and the issue came at the very beginning.

Interestingly,almost everyone here reports this error with BSOD cases,but not on my machine.

I can't figure out whats causing this,if there is a specific program or faulty piece of hardver.

What comes on my mind is the fact that I have dual boot,with Windows XP Professional SP3 x86 as primary system,and Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 installed afterwards.

The only change I've made on Windows XP is,to "make it blind" for Windows 7 Ultimate,in order to enable recording System Restore points on my Win 7 system,using a .reg file,which is accompanied with this post.

I hope someone has the answer,since I've been roaming the internet for several months,but no good.

Looking forward.

Where is the page file located?
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08 Sep 2011   #3
marioeres

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64
 
 

Quote:
Where is the page file located?
Pagefile.sys is on the same partition where I installed Windows 7 Ultimate SP1,and it weights 1.99 GB.
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09 Sep 2011   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marioeres View Post
Quote:
Where is the page file located?
Pagefile.sys is on the same partition where I installed Windows 7 Ultimate SP1,and it weights 1.99 GB.

One thing of note. You are at the absolute minimum RAM for 64bit.

Your page file doesnt have enough room to write 2 gigs of ram to it.
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09 Sep 2011   #5
marioeres

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64
 
 

Thx for fast reply.I know im "on the edge",and about to extend RAM to at least 4 GB in a couple of days.

I will surely post here afterwards.

Thx,Mario.
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20 Dec 2011   #6
marioeres

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64/Windows 8.1 with WMC x64
 
 

OK,its been a long time since last post in this thread.

Upgraded my hardware.Problem in Event Viewer disappeared-never appeared

If anyone remembers...

Thx zigzag3143.
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31 Aug 2013   #7
pondmanhank

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Reply to Attention Note to pondmanhank

l am new at this & am not looking to post anything. I have exactly same issue & just want to read about this issue & what's going on. Am I in the correct location to do that? If not, please advise as I am new to all this (I'm 67). If I feel need to post anything, I'll study further. Thx - Hank
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