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Windows 7: BSOD 0x00000f4 or Shut Down while playing games


21 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
BSOD 0x00000f4 or Shut Down while playing games

Hello. My laptop shuts down while I am playing games,watching video on Youtube, Live stream or for no obvious reason. I recently opened it and cleaned it, changed the thermal paste. My GPU temperature is (according SpeedFan) 65-80 while doing nothing and goes 90-100 while playing youtube/twich.tv video or video game. The laptop just shuts down or BSOD. After the shut down it takes time to load again. It just starts and shut down again in the BIOS. I'll attach my last minidump file.

Sorry for the bad English and grammar. I'm not native speaker how you can read. Thanks for any help!


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21 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

We need all the files from the BSOD utility to check further. The 0xf4 bug check code is a termination of a critical Windows process. In this case, it was Wininit.Exe and it failed due to lack of memory. This is a Windows start up process that controls the start of other programs after booting. It is also a known target for malware.

Run SFC /scannow from an elevated command prompt and report any error on the console.
Download and install the FREE version of MBAM, update it and run a full scan.
Review your startup programs and trim where you can.

Included for information only.
Code:
 
CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (f4)
A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been
terminated.
Several processes and threads are necessary for the operation of the
system; when they are terminated (for any reason), the system can no
longer function.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, Process
Arg2: fffffa8006113b30, Terminating object
Arg3: fffffa8006113e10, Process image file name
Arg4: fffff80002d93470, Explanatory message (ascii)
Debugging Details:
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PROCESS_OBJECT: fffffa8006113b30
IMAGE_NAME:  wininit.exe
DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP:  0
MODULE_NAME: wininit
FAULTING_MODULE: 0000000000000000 
PROCESS_NAME:  wininit.exe
EXCEPTION_CODE: (Win32) 0xe (14) - Not enough storage is available to complete this operation.
BUGCHECK_STR:  0xF4_E
CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT:  1
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
CURRENT_IRQL:  0
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22 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you for the response!
After running the SFC /scannow it said that there is Restore pending and I need to reboot.
The scan of MBAM found 6 malware, after removing them I restarted the laptop and it shat down in the BIOS. Right now I can't start it and I'll try later.

PS: I have one more minidump file wich I'll upoload when the laptop starts.
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22 Apr 2013   #4
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Please upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
  1. Click on the start button
  2. Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
  3. File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
  4. Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
  5. Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.
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22 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

OK, after a lot tries and
Quote:
Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer.
the laptop started. SCF /SCANNOW still gives me Screenshot by Lightshot . I will attach the MSINFO32.nfo file and the other minidump I have.

Thank you for the help,guys!
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22 Apr 2013   #6
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Seatool for dos: SeaTools | Seagate download

Burn it in a blank cd. boot from the CD, click on "Accept", wait for it to finish detecting the drives, then in the upper left corner select "Basic Tests", then select "Long Test" and let it run.

Then boot into Advanced Boot Options > Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced)

Does it work?

When you are on the desktop, try Windows Update - Reset.

If it failed, we will take help of the activation and update specialists.
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22 Apr 2013   #7

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Thanks for stepping in Archie. I wonder if this could be some clever malware? I've never seen a "pending restore" like that stop SFC.
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22 Apr 2013   #8
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz View Post
Thanks for stepping in Archie. I wonder if this could be some clever malware? I've never seen a "pending restore" like that stop SFC.
I guess it is possible, Ken
IMO the seatools test will determine our next steps. If the Stop 0xF4 is not caused by any physical hardware issue, then malware will be a prime suspect for sure.
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