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Windows 7: Recurring BSOD (Hourly) - 0x000000F4

13 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7, duh :)
 
 
Recurring BSOD (Hourly) - 0x000000F4

I've followed the instructions and uploaded the required files.

I had it configured for a kernel dump but for some reason, it doesn't work and no dump is created when windows crashes. For now, I've changed it to a minidump and when it BSOD's again, I will update the post if there it creates minidump.

This problem only recently started and recurs hourly. Starts off as all programs stop responding, then task bar dissapears (desktop crashed?) and then everything freezes and finally BSOD.

I've passed memtest86 and checked to make sure my SSD (crucial m4) had latest firmware.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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13 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Hi RonaldMacdonald

An F4 BSOD points to a hard drive . You said you checked for an updated firmware for your SSD ? If you did

Run a chkdsk /f /r C: from the command prompt . It will ask you to schedule a restart . Do by pressing Y and restart the PC .

Open up an elevated command prompt . Click on type CMD inside Search programs and files box right click on CMD under Programs (1) choose Run as administrator . Click On the Yes button on the UAC window . Command Prompt should open to C:\Windows\System32>_ . Type the command below

chkdsk /f /r c:
and press <ENTER>

Once that is done run the SFC /scannow command inside the command prompt .

SFC /scannow
press <ENTER>
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7, duh :)
 
 

Here is the result

Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>chkdsk /f /r c:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.

Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another
process.  Would you like to schedule this volume to be
checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N) y

This volume will be checked the next time the system restarts.

C:\Windows\system32>SFC /scannow

Beginning system scan.  This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.

Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.

C:\Windows\system32>
BTW... I was an idiot, I think I didn't update my SSD firmware properly the first time, I placed the installation file on one of my HDDs and didn't pay attention to the error message when it restarted in an attempt to update. Now that I moved the firmware updater to my SSD, I got proper confirmation that it was updated.
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13 Apr 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

For chkdsk to run you have to restart your PC .

Good SFC didn't find any corrupted files .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 7, duh :)
 
 

Code:
Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Wininit
Date:          4/13/2013 7:10:58 PM
Event ID:      1001
Task Category: None
Level:         Information
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      MacPro
Description:


Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.

A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.                         

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)...
  133120 file records processed.                                         

File verification completed.
  285 large file records processed.                                   

  0 bad file records processed.                                     

  2 EA records processed.                                           

  8 reparse records processed.                                      

CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...
  175792 index entries processed.                                        

Index verification completed.
  0 unindexed files scanned.                                        

  0 unindexed files recovered.                                      

CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)...
  133120 file SDs/SIDs processed.                                        

Cleaning up 118 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 118 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 118 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
  21337 data files processed.                                           

CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
  36980224 USN bytes processed.                                            

Usn Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
  133104 files processed.                                                

File data verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)...
  11959168 free clusters processed.                                        

Free space verification is complete.
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.

 124930047 KB total disk space.
  76785696 KB in 107116 files.
     67000 KB in 21338 indexes.
         0 KB in bad sectors.
    240679 KB in use by the system.
     65536 KB occupied by the log file.
  47836672 KB available on disk.

      4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
  31232511 total allocation units on disk.
  11959168 allocation units available on disk.

Internal Info:
00 08 02 00 d0 f5 01 00 41 c3 03 00 00 00 00 00  ........A.......
ee 00 00 00 08 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................

Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.

Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Wininit" Guid="{206f6dea-d3c5-4d10-bc72-989f03c8b84b}" EventSourceName="Wininit" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="16384">1001</EventID>
    <Version>0</Version>
    <Level>4</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Opcode>0</Opcode>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-04-14T00:10:58.000000000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>33360</EventRecordID>
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>MacPro</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>

Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.

A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.                         

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)...
  133120 file records processed.                                         

File verification completed.
  285 large file records processed.                                   

  0 bad file records processed.                                     

  2 EA records processed.                                           

  8 reparse records processed.                                      

CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...
  175792 index entries processed.                                        

Index verification completed.
  0 unindexed files scanned.                                        

  0 unindexed files recovered.                                      

CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)...
  133120 file SDs/SIDs processed.                                        

Cleaning up 118 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 118 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 118 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
  21337 data files processed.                                           

CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
  36980224 USN bytes processed.                                            

Usn Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
  133104 files processed.                                                

File data verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)...
  11959168 free clusters processed.                                        

Free space verification is complete.
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.

 124930047 KB total disk space.
  76785696 KB in 107116 files.
     67000 KB in 21338 indexes.
         0 KB in bad sectors.
    240679 KB in use by the system.
     65536 KB occupied by the log file.
  47836672 KB available on disk.

      4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
  31232511 total allocation units on disk.
  11959168 allocation units available on disk.

Internal Info:
00 08 02 00 d0 f5 01 00 41 c3 03 00 00 00 00 00  ........A.......
ee 00 00 00 08 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................

Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
</Data>
  </EventData>
</Event>
Here is the result... and thanks for your help so far.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Apr 2013   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Bare with me . I have asked someone to take a look at your dmp files .
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14 Apr 2013   #7

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Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64
 
 

Your folder doesn't contain any dump files, please check this directory:

Code:
C:\Windows\Minidump
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