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Windows 7: BSOD in normal usage, error 0x0000008E

19 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
BSOD in normal usage, error 0x0000008E

This is the second BSOD I get this week, but isn't the same error code, the other one was 0x000000D1.

My specs:

Windows 7 Professional x86 (32-bit) retail

- the original installed OS on the system?

NO, it's a clonic PC so it came without any OS into it.

- What is the age of system (hardware)?

4 years old

- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?)

Yes, at february 15-20 I think, but for sure it was on february...

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 May 2012   #2

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

1. Avast can be a contributing cause of BSOD'S .
Please remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

2. Please remove any CD visualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%.

They use a driver, found in your dmp, called sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs.

Use this SPTD uninstaller DuplexSecure - Downloads DuplexSecure - FAQ

when you're done you can use this Freeware:

MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM (MagicDisc) in its place

Using MagicISO to create ISO image files

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