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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Dec 2012
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Posted By cwaters
Not sure if you are asking for the output from...

Not sure if you are asking for the output from this command, but here goes. Note that there is no longer a HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy14 volume:
C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list shadows
vssadmin 1.1...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Dec 2012
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Posted By cwaters
I just checked; it's still set to 0. I changed it...

I just checked; it's still set to 0. I changed it from 3 to 0 a few days ago, as per your suggestion. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Dec 2012
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Posted By cwaters
I changed...

I changed HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\msahci from 3 to 0, on the problem instance, and then rebooted. Next, I examined the BIOS. I don't see an option to enable AHCI; please...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Dec 2012
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Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Is it a SATA drive? If so dow what's described in...

Is it a SATA drive? If so dow what's described in http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/61869-ahci-enable-windows-7-vista.html...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
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Posted By cwaters
Please see above. :)

Please see above. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
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Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the...

I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the article but am not sure how to interpret the results so as to answer your question--so here are the screenshots. :) The two configurations look the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Not sure if you are asking for the output from...

Not sure if you are asking for the output from this command, but here goes. Note that there is no longer a HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy14 volume:

C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list shadows
vssadmin...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
The file system structure on the disk is corrupt...

The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume \Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy14.

Is there a way to determine what volume this is -- so...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Here is the output from the command, ran soon...

Here is the output from the command, ran soon after I booted and logged in to the problem instance:
C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list writers
vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the...

I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the article but am not sure how to interpret the results so as to answer your question--so here are the screenshots. :) The two configurations look the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Here is the output from the command, ran soon...

Here is the output from the command, ran soon after I booted and logged in to the problem instance:

C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list writers
vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
I booted into the new instance and then left for...

I booted into the new instance and then left for a few hours. I didn't realize sleep mode is enabled by default; so the system was asleep all this time. :(

Now that I've taken the new instance...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
How will I be able to do that? Are you perhaps...

How will I be able to do that? Are you perhaps recommending that I boot into the new installation/environment and then wait to see if the volsnap.sys BSOD occurs again? I would need to install all...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
How will I be able to do that? Are you perhaps...

How will I be able to do that? Are you perhaps recommending that I boot into the new installation/environment and then wait to see if the volsnap.sys BSOD occurs again? I would need to install all...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
I installed Windows 7 on the new partition. I can...

I installed Windows 7 on the new partition. I can dual-boot. I booted into both the original install and the new install; the drive lettering looks OK in each (IMO). Please see attachments.

How do...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
You joggled my memory. :) This PC came with...

You joggled my memory. :) This PC came with Window Vista when I purchased it three years ago; that's where the 47MB OEM and 10GB RECOVERY partitions on the 500MB Disk 0 likely resided. I recall...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Thanks! I've performed numerous CHKDSK /R /F,...

Thanks!
I've performed numerous CHKDSK /R /F, on both C: and D:.
I did a memory check using MemTest86.
I reviewed the 'Clean Startup' article but haven't tried it yet because the problem is so...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 19 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
I performed a repair re-installation on Monday....

I performed a repair re-installation on Monday. Early this morning, another BSOD occurred, naming volsnap.sys as the culprit again. What a pain!!!

I fear I have no recourse but to go through the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Heck, at this point, perhaps it would be better...

Heck, at this point, perhaps it would be better for me to simply format the HDD and then install the OS from scratch again. My concern in doing that, however, is that I'll end up at the same place.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
My system BSOD'd again, naming the (now hotfixed)...

My system BSOD'd again, naming the (now hotfixed) volsnap.sys. :(

I will revert to the original SP1 volsnap.sys.

What next? Should I try a repair re-install?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Thanks! I will try that. UPDATE: This is a...

Thanks! I will try that.
UPDATE: This is a Microsoft article for a hotfix. Although it's labeled for Server 2008, it seems to apply to Windows 7, also. Looks like it will simply install a newer...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
If you get the BSODs again, let us know .... we...

If you get the BSODs again, let us know .... we will have a look again.[/QUOTE]

It crashed again overnight. I was greeted this morning with a BSOD identifying volsnap.sys. Appreciate any guidance...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Thanks! It came back clean. Are you sure it...

Thanks! It came back clean. Are you sure it checks for BIOS rootkits?

So it seems this PC is free of viruses, malware, and (apparently) rootkits. Yet the problem with volsnap.sys still...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Windows Defender Offline (default Quick Scan) did...

Windows Defender Offline (default Quick Scan) did not find any problems. I'm now running a Full Scan.

As I mentioned earlier, the updated version of TDSSKiller, using the default parameters, did...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,053
Posted By cwaters
Yes, I did. Please #5...

Yes, I did. Please #5 (http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-debugging/268523-bsods-volsnap-sys-identified.html#post2210970)....and your reply (#7...
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