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Windows 7: continuous bsod crashes

05 Jan 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
continuous bsod crashes

during the Christmas week, i encountered a bsod while playing the online game League of Legends. at the time i dusted it off thinking it was an error on my part, until it kept recurring. before it happened once a day now my laptop keeps crashing more than 4 times a day. the crashes always happen if i either play a game or watching a video online. i downloaded blue screen view and found that ntoskrnl.exe was the culprit of the crashes but i found no way to fix it. the only notable change i did to this laptop was update a network driver. also due to a error on my part aswell during a registry cleaning i accidentally removed the restore points some of the dump files. but i remembered that those dump files reported that ntoskrnl.exe was the culprit aswell.

it is a Sony vaio E series laptop i got a year ago

Windows 7 64 bit
was the original os i had
OEM
the age of the hardware i would presume is a year old
the os should be the same age as well

any help and solutions would be greatly appreciated

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05 Jan 2012   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Welcome to SF, Phantom98.

Please do the following:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html
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07 Jan 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

my laptop is still crashing and im in desperate need for help. if i am missing anything plz tell me and i will add it in
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11 Jan 2012   #4

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

ran driver verifier and found that SFEP.sys was the cause of my crashes. now i need to find a way to fix it any assistance is welcomed.
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12 Jan 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phantom98 View Post
ran driver verifier and found that SFEP.sys was the cause of my crashes. now i need to find a way to fix it any assistance is welcomed.
I have had that issue, as well. You can update SFEP.sys by using Sony® Firmware Extension Parser Device Driver to download it from a newer model. I know it is not your model, but I have a VAIO as well, and this is how I fixed my issue. Make sure you create a system restore point before installing that driver in case it does not work (although I am almost certain it will fix your Verifier issue).
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