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Windows 7: BSOD's Galore, Mostly Special Pool Detected

03 Mar 2013   #1
ReddRicochet

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
BSOD's Galore, Mostly Special Pool Detected

Hello folk of Windows 7 Support Forums,
I've been having a lot of issues lately. It is a custom build, and I made it around June of last year. Recently, (in the past week) I have been getting a lot of blue screens. At first, I was getting Page Fault in Non Paged Area, since update drivers, trying memtest, and driver verifier, it is beginning to frequently blue screen with Special Pool Detected. I am using Blue Screen View. I have ran Check Disk with no errors. Whenever I play games (such as Chivalry, League of Legends, etc) they crash as well. I have updated my Nvidia Graphics driver from the site. Any help would be thoroughly appreciated. My dump info is attached.


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04 Mar 2013   #2
ReddRicochet

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

I forgot to mention that (according to BluescreenViewer) ntoskrnl.exe has been involved with every blue screen.
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04 Mar 2013   #3
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Welcome to SevenForums.

Ntoskrnl is not the true cause of your crash and blue screen view ain't reliable.

You can take a look at this thread: Debugging A BSOD - My way for some steps if you are interested and want to learn bsods

All your BSODs were caused by McAfee and I am not surprised, it is a frequent cause of BSODs. Please remove it using its removal tool from here: Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase

Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-
warning   Warning
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Perform a System File Check to check the integrity of all protected Windows 7 :
  1. Click on the start
  2. Type CMD on Search
  3. Left click and Run as Administrator
  4. Type
    Code:
    SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:Disk Check on your hard drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it.Number down items at start-up. Keep only your anti-virus, this also improves the time for logging into windows.Then disable driver verifier.

Let us know the results and further BSOD reports if any.

BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY
Code:
Built by: 7601.18044.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130104-1431
Debug session time: Mon Mar  4 09:40:45.024 2013 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:09:04.289
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for mfefirek.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for mfefirek.sys
Probably caused by : mfefirek.sys ( mfefirek+53556 )
SPECIAL_POOL_DETECTED_MEMORY_CORRUPTION (c1)
BUGCHECK_STR:  0xC1_23
VERIFIER_ENABLED_VISTA_MINIDUMP
PROCESS_NAME:  McSvHost.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xC1_23_VRF_mfefirek+53556
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04 Mar 2013   #4
ReddRicochet

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Thank you very much. I'll follow your instructions and get back to you in the morning.
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04 Mar 2013   #5
ReddRicochet

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Update

Hello,
Last night I uninstalled McAfee and begin the full scan of Microsoft security essentials. This morning, I woke up to "windows recovered from an unexpected shutdown" error. I know you said it isn't reliable but blue screen viewer said that two memory management blue screens happened. Does this mean anything? Thanks in advance for any help.
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04 Mar 2013   #6
ReddRicochet

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Another Update

Hello Everyone.
So I just got home, and was going to continue KoolKat's suggestions, and I did the system scan, but all i got was this after 40% verification.

"Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation."

Not to mention, a lot of my programs are crashing, including my browser, Chrome, (including, but not limited to, Chilvalry, League of Legends, etc, some of my programs because unresponsive, etc. )

Please help, I love this computer and I just want to get it fixed. Thanks in advance.
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04 Mar 2013   #7
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

I think you should start testing hardware:

Upload a screenshot of your hard disk using CrystalDiskInfo:Make a hard drive test from the hard drive manufacturers website:Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Take memtest. Run for 8 passes and test each stick in a know good slot for an additional 6 passes.
Note   Note
Pay close attention to part 3 of the tutorial in order to rule out the faulty stick.

information   Information
Errors are sometimes found after 8 passes.

Tip   Tip
Do this test overnight, before going to bed.

If Memtest86+ does not find any errors with ram run Windows Memory Diagnostics for 7-8 passes following its tutorial:
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04 Mar 2013   #8
ReddRicochet

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Here is the screenshot of my hard drive. I will do the memtest tonight, but I do not have a blank disc to do the memory diagnostics so I'll have to get that tomorrow. Thank you so much for your help. Any other tips?
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05 Mar 2013   #9
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

I've asked for more help.

BTW, you should disable Driver Verifier.
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05 Mar 2013   #10
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
I've asked for more help.

BTW, you should disable Driver Verifier.
+1. DV is not to use unnecessarily.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ReddRicochet View Post
Hello,
Last night I uninstalled McAfee and begin the full scan of Microsoft security essentials. This morning, I woke up to "windows recovered from an unexpected shutdown" error. I know you said it isn't reliable but blue screen viewer said that two memory management blue screens happened. Does this mean anything? Thanks in advance for any help.
The last crash dump we have seen is caused by McAfee. Have you experienced any more BSODs? If so, post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions. If not, wait and observe if the situation is stable or not.
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