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Windows 7: BSOD, Help is appreciated.

04 Apr 2011   #21
Chadybones

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

24 Hours of Driver Verifier and no BSOD.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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04 Apr 2011   #22
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I'm finding these errors reported frequently in Event Logs:
Code:
Event[140]:
  Log Name: System
  Source: nvrd64
  Date: 2011-03-20T12:54:32.181
  Event ID: 11
  Task: N/A
  Level: Error
  Opcode: N/A
  Keyword: Classic
  User: N/A
  User Name: N/A
  Computer: User-PC
  Description: 
The driver detected a controller error on .

Event[211]:
  Log Name: System
  Source: volmgr
  Date: 2011-03-20T12:53:36.656
  Event ID: 46
  Task: N/A
  Level: Error
  Opcode: N/A
  Keyword: Classic
  User: N/A
  User Name: N/A
  Computer: User-PC
  Description: 
Crash dump initialization failed!
To me, that seems like hard drive trouble. Have you run SeaTools?

SeaTools for Windows | Seagate

Also, run a disk check; open a command prompt and enter:
Code:
chkdsk /r
Let us know the results of both.

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04 Apr 2011   #23
Chadybones

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I tried to run disk check. This is what it says:

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 schedual this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)


I pressed N just for the time being. What should I do in this case?

Also I tried running SeaTools and I get this error:

Index and length must refer to a location within the string.
Parameter name: length System.String
InternalSubStringWithChecks(Int32, Int32, Boolean)


This is all gibberish to me. Any thoughts on what I should do?

Side note: I am ALMOST CERTAIN that I have been able to run disk check in the past, but I could be wrong.
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04 Apr 2011   #24
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

When prompted with :

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

You should choose Y , then reboot the computer. At bootup, it will then run the chkdsk.

Regards,
Golden
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04 Apr 2011   #25
Chadybones

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks Golden, I'll do that right now.
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05 Apr 2011   #26
Chadybones

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Turns out Disk Check was taking longer than expected so I didn't have enough time to run the full thing, so I'm going to run it in a few minutes. In the meantime, can anyone help with the error I receive from SeaTools when I try to run it?

Index and length must refer to a location within the string.
Parameter name: length System.String
InternalSubStringWithChecks(Int32, Int32, Boolean)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Apr 2011   #27
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

That seems like a program error, rather than a hard drive issue (though either is possible). Try using Data Lifeguard Tools instead: WD Support / Downloads / SATA & SAS / WD Caviar Black
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05 Apr 2011   #28
Chadybones

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have installed the program just now, but it won't let me test any drives. There is no drive shown under "Physical Drive", however, there is a drive shown under "Logical Drive" but it won't let me test it. Hmmm...
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05 Apr 2011   #29
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

That seems strange to me; I'd expect at least one of those programs to work for you. Perhaps there is something I don't know which would explain the errors in both.

Continue with the Chkdsk as you find the time; you might also try SeaTools for DOS or Hitach DFT.
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06 Apr 2011   #30
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

An additional option to check your hard disk if you can't get SeaTools, Hitachi or LifeGuard to work, is

CrystalDiskInfo

Regards,
Golden
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