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Windows 7: Bsod - Randomly and varied error - 0x000000F4

09 May 2012   #11

Win7 Home Premium x64

I have pretty the same problem here.

Got a MacBook Pro Early 2011, Core i7 QuadCore 2.2GHz, 8GB RAM.
The only thing that's not original Apple hardware is my Samsung M8 and I also got these random BSODs.
I have already reinstalled Windows with no luck, the BSODs have reappeared.

It seems like something in the chain of transmissions to the hard drive is failing - be it either a driver or something in the hardware. First I suspected MacDrive, but the problem also persists with Paragon HFS.

The BSODs always happen - IF they happen - when there's little load on the hardware, eg browsing the internet, watching videos on Youtube, writing mails in Outlook or doing NOTHING etc. It has never happened when I was in a gaming session, which quite often last at least several hours.
When a BSOD is on the way, one after another application starts to hang whenever they try to read or write to the disk until everything is freezed except the mouse. It takes about 1-3 minutes after that until the BSOD appears.
The BSOD crashdumper doesn't seem to be able to write to the disk as well because it also hangs as soon as it kicks in.
Windows starts normal as if nothing happened and doesn't remember the BSOD.

As I know many people who use a multiboot Mac computer (which I installed personally) and it works fine with them, I assume it IS the unapproved hardware - in this case the Samsung M8 Hard Drive -, that's causing the BSODs.

I have already ordered a WD Scorpio blue 1TB, which should arrive soon, in order to verify my suspicion.
I'll keep you updated as soon as soon as I know more.

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10 May 2012   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

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