Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Windows 7 BSOD on boot

31 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Windows 7 BSOD on boot

Hey Gang,

I have a machine running windows 7 home premium 64 bit that refuses to boot into windows. I was hoping someone could get more out of the minidump than I can. The minidump is attached, any help at all would be appreciated!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 May 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by singleton View Post
Hey Gang,

I have a machine running windows 7 home premium 64 bit that refuses to boot into windows. I was hoping someone could get more out of the minidump than I can. The minidump is attached, any help at all would be appreciated!
Could not read faulting driver name please run driver verifier to find out which

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

In Windows 7 you can make a Startup Repair disk by going to Start....All Programs...Maintenance...Create a System Repair Disc - with Windows Vista you'll have to use your installation disk or the "Repair your computer" option at the top of the Safe Mode menu .

Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
- Select "Create custom settings (for code developers)" and click "Next"
- Select "Select individual settings from a full list" and click "Next"
- Select everything EXCEPT FOR "Low Resource Simulation" and click "Next"
- Select "Select driver names from a list" and click "Next"
Then select all drivers NOT provided by Microsoft and click "Next"
- Select "Finish" on the next page.

Reboot the system and wait for it to crash to the Blue Screen. Continue to use your system normally, and if you know what causes the crash, do that repeatedly. The objective here is to get the system to crash because Driver Verifier is stressing the drivers out. If it doesn't crash for you, then let it run for at least 36 hours of continuous operation (an estimate on my part).

If you can't get into Windows because it crashes too soon, try it in Safe Mode.
If you can't get into Safe Mode, try using System Restore from your installation DVD to set the system back to the previous restore point that you created.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Windows 7 BSOD on boot

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 8.1 first cold boot always BSOD at windows loading screen
Hi, Please help. I am at wits end. I have tried with a new harddisk, took out my graphics card, checked my memory, they all seemed fine. My computer always run into a quick BSOD during the first boot and I am unable to see the error message and it restarts back to BIOS followed by a successful...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD once in a while when I boot to windows.
Hi, I've been receiving a weird BSOD lately and it seems to appear once every 2 days or sometimes weeks. It wouldn't bother me that much, but when it actually happens while I wait for my computer to boot to windows, it bothers me.. It seems so unnecessary for it to boot twice. I suspect it...
BSOD Help and Support
Windows bsod on boot, slow boot, disk thrashing.
Hey everyone. Every time I boot up my PC, windows will load, but will take forever to load, during which lots of disk thrashing occurs, then gets the BSOD. After the BSOD, the pc will automatically reboot. After it reboots, the BSOD will not show back up, however it still takes about 5 minutes...
BSOD Help and Support
Can't boot windows 7 after BSOD
Hello, today i got a BSOD that said: Windows has shut down to prevent damage to computer. I couldn't get the dump file because i cannot boot it. All i did before was plugged in a new headset before even booting it. The biggest issue comes that i can't boot windows 7 from cd/dvd. It stops at...
BSOD Help and Support
Windows 7 BSOD on First Boot Up
Hello, I just recently built a new computer, and it seems that every time that I boot up after the computer being off for a while, it Blue Screens. Then while rebooting, if I hold the power button and turn it back on, it works great all day. I've ran the Windows memory test on normal and...
BSOD Help and Support
Windows 7 Boot BSOD
Ok I am running the paid retail version of Win 7 64-bit Home Premium. About 60% I boot computer up into Win 7 i get a BSOD. The computer could be restarting or just turning on and I will randomly get this BSOD. Usually after getting the BSOD I will have to force shutoff computer to reboot it. It...
BSOD Help and Support

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:15.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App