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Windows 7: Windows 7 64 bit BSOD stop error 0f4

22 Feb 2010   #1
NinjaCode

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Windows 7 64 bit BSOD stop error 0x0F4 - FIXED!

Hi, this is my first time posting here so hopefully somebody can help. A few days ago I was cleaning my registry with boostspeed (I think this may be a factor and yeah, stupid move I know). I restarted my computer only to receive a blue screen stop error. The error reads a stop 0x00000F4. I have tried multiple ways to fix my comp, but to no avail.
I have used the start up repair to try and restore the computer. At first I had the option to select a restore point I had created right before cleaning my registry, but it would not let me check any boxes of ANY restore points. I then rebooted and found that it does not find any restore points anymore. I have tried to every method of booting, i.e. safe boot, restore to last working config, etc, with no luck. The comp is clean from any viruses or spyware.
When I go into the command prompt from the start up repair, the drive listed is X:\. Im not sure why this isnt C:\ anymore. I can access my computer through regedit from the command prompt and see that everything is still there on my C:\ (all old files, settings, etc.) Also from the repair screen, when looking for restore points, it detects that there is a windows 7 installation on my drive, so it is still there. This seems like it is trying to boot from X: or something. I cannot run AutoRuns because I cannot get to the windows desktop in any way. Here is a list of what start up repair tells me is wrong.
*** STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8007F82B30, 0xFFFFFA8007F82B1E10, 0X0FFFFF80002FDB240)
Problem event name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 03: unknown
Problem signature 04: 21215624
Problem signature 05: ExternalMedia
Problem signature 06: 13
Problem signature 07: CorruptVolume
OS version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Local ID: 1033
Startup repair - Diagnosis and repair details:
1 Problem:
Root Cause Found:
Unspecified changes to system configuration might have caused the problem.
Repair action: System files integrity check and repair
Result: Failed. Error code = 0x4005
Time Taken = 3338 ms

Also I removed the CMOS battery to see if anything helped and nada. Please help!! Thanks so much!
Computer Specs:
Power Supply: Supernova 800w
Motherboard: ASUS P6T - LGA1366
CPU: Intel Core i7
Ram: 6 GBs OCZ Tri Channel
Video Card: EVGA GeForce 260 Core 216, 896 MB
OS - Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Age: 6 months (self built PC)
OS Age: 1 month (vista before for 5 months)


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23 Feb 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NinjaCode View Post
Hi, this is my first time posting here so hopefully somebody can help. A few days ago I was cleaning my registry with boostspeed (I think this may be a factor and yeah, stupid move I know). I restarted my computer only to receive a blue screen stop error. The error reads a stop 0x00000F4. I have tried multiple ways to fix my comp, but to no avail.
I have used the start up repair to try and restore the computer. At first I had the option to select a restore point I had created right before cleaning my registry, but it would not let me check any boxes of ANY restore points. I then rebooted and found that it does not find any restore points anymore. I have tried to every method of booting, i.e. safe boot, restore to last working config, etc, with no luck. The comp is clean from any viruses or spyware.
When I go into the command prompt from the start up repair, the drive listed is X:\. Im not sure why this isnt C:\ anymore. I can access my computer through regedit from the command prompt and see that everything is still there on my C:\ (all old files, settings, etc.) Also from the repair screen, when looking for restore points, it detects that there is a windows 7 installation on my drive, so it is still there. This seems like it is trying to boot from X: or something. I cannot run AutoRuns because I cannot get to the windows desktop in any way. Here is a list of what start up repair tells me is wrong.
*** STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8007F82B30, 0xFFFFFA8007F82B1E10, 0X0FFFFF80002FDB240)
Problem event name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 03: unknown
Problem signature 04: 21215624
Problem signature 05: ExternalMedia
Problem signature 06: 13
Problem signature 07: CorruptVolume
OS version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Local ID: 1033
Startup repair - Diagnosis and repair details:
1 Problem:
Root Cause Found:
Unspecified changes to system configuration might have caused the problem.
Repair action: System files integrity check and repair
Result: Failed. Error code = 0x4005
Time Taken = 3338 ms

Also I removed the CMOS battery to see if anything helped and nada. Please help!! Thanks so much!
Computer Specs:
Power Supply: Supernova 800w
Motherboard: ASUS P6T - LGA1366
CPU: Intel Core i7
Ram: 6 GBs OCZ Tri Channel
Video Card: EVGA GeForce 260 Core 216, 896 MB
OS - Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Age: 6 months (self built PC)
OS Age: 1 month (vista before for 5 months)

we could really use the actual DMP file. can you use these to find and upload them https://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html

thanks

Ken
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23 Feb 2010   #3
NinjaCode

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Suggestions?

Do you have any suggestions as to how I can get to my minidumps and save them? I cannot boot in any mode and the only way I can find those files us through searching in regedit from the command prompt in the repair utility. Thanks.
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23 Feb 2010   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NinjaCode View Post
Do you have any suggestions as to how I can get to my minidumps and save them? I cannot boot in any mode and the only way I can find those files us through searching in regedit from the command prompt in the repair utility. Thanks.
NinjaCode

Can you take the HD to another computer? the files are in c:\windows\minidump
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23 Feb 2010   #5
NinjaCode

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
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I can take the HD to a new comp, but the new comp doesn't have win 7 installed. Can I access those files anyways? I'm at work so I'll have to get back to the issue after. Thanks for the response tho. Hopefully I can get those minidumps after work.
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23 Feb 2010   #6
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Shouldnt be a prob accessing those files, dont need win 7 on other machine
Just plug it in and you should be able to access all files on the drive

Zip the dump files and post them and we may be able to help more
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23 Feb 2010   #7
NinjaCode

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Ok thanks pauly. I'll get on it after work.
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23 Feb 2010   #8
NinjaCode

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Well I've checked in the c: and can't find the windows minidump folder. Any chance it's located somewhere else on windows 7?
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23 Feb 2010   #9
DT Roberts

XP x86, Vista x86, Windows 7 x64, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Follow these instructions to enable minidump logging:
Code:
Configure the dump type

  To configure startup and recovery options to use the small memory dump  file, follow these steps.

Note   Because there are several  versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on  your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete  these steps. 
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  4. In the Write debugging information list, click Small memory dump (64k). To change the folder location for the small memory dump files, type a new path in the Dump File box (or in the Small dump directory box, depending on your version of Windows).
Wait until you get another BSOD then upload it from there.
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23 Feb 2010   #10
NinjaCode

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Had to go into the windows backup registry folder from the repair command prompt. Proceeded to copy the back up files (software, sam, etc) and place them in the config folder. Voila! YAY! Thanks for the help.
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