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Windows 7: BSOD about 5-15 minutes after booting up. Error 0x000000f4

21 Mar 2015   #1
The Custodian

Windows 7 Home 64 Bit
BSOD about 5-15 minutes after booting up. Error 0x000000f4

As per the title, im having issues with my computer having a BSOD about 5-15 minutes after logging on, possibly going faster if i have a flash video (Be it Twitch or Youtube) running.

Heres an image of the screen

And heres the report. Dunno if the failed dump at the bottom of the screen means that some info will be missing in the .zip.

Thanks for taking the time to help ^^

EDIT: Ive since updated the graphics driver. No clue if thats the problem but i havnt had a BSOD this session... Yet.

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22 Mar 2015   #2

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit

 Clean boot
Reduce items at start-up. No software except anti-virus is required plus doing this improves the time for logging into windows:

Please uninstall Daemon Tools. It uses a driver called sptd.sys which is known to cause BSODs in Windows 7.

 SPTD Removal:

  • Uninstall the software using Add/Remove Programs.
  • Reboot the system.
  • Once the program is uninstalled, run sptd.sys uninstaller to remove the driver from your system.
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As an alternative, many people recommend the use of Total Mounter or Magic ISO

Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:
  • Click on the
  • Type CMD on Search
  • Left click and Run as Administrator
  • Type SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:

Run Disk Check on your Hard Drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it.

 Hard Drive Diagnostics

  • Double click and open my computer.
  • Right click on desired drive and hit properties.
  • Click on tools tab and Check now.

Read complete instructions on the tutorial: Disk Check

Other Tests:

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 BSOD about 5-15 minutes after booting up. Error 0x000000f4

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