BSOD stands for Blue Screen of Death. It is a full-screen error message generated on Windows systems when the operating system encounters a kernel or driver issue from which it cannot recover.

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Server 2008 R2 doesn't boot after restart

I was moving my equipment from an enclosed rack to an open one and upgrading the switch. I RDP'd into the server and shut it down. When I go to start it back up I get the "Loading files" message with ...
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BSOD on windows server 2008 R2 reason Srv2.sys Driver_IRQL_not_Less_or_Equal [closed]

I have a issue that i have been facing with my windows server 2008 R2 (ADC Server) Additional Domain Controller (Roles Installed AD,DNS). It suddenly gives a BSOD i did analyse the dump and found out ...
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Shut down operating system by killing task

I came across quite an odd error recently and was wondering if anyone has any insight into it. I can't find any reference to such a scenario on Google so here goes... The rough sequence of events is ...
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How can I uninstall ‘DB2 Enterprise Server Edition – SAPDB2SMP without the server crashing?

In 'Control Panel | Programs | Programs and Features' of Windows Server 2008, I can see an entry for ‘DB2 Enterprise Server Edition – SAPDB2SMP’. When I select it and choose ‘Uninstall’, it goes ...
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Error while booting VMDK in VMWare Player; UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

Hi all and thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. My employer has provided me with three VMDK files, each representing a different hard drive of a VM. My aim is to get these converted to ...
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BSOD on Hyper-V guest Windows 2008 0xCA

I have a Hyper-V using Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, inside this server I have a virtual machine with Windows 2008 Standard which had its Intregated Services update and reboot properly. After that, the ...
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Random 0x0000007B BSOD, Windows Server 2008 R2 on HP Server

The server at my company has been acting strange for as long as I know. Since it is a production server, we rarely do a complete shutdown/restart, but when we do, at random times we got a BSOD for ...
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Blue Screen, unexpected shutdown on Windows Server 2012! (APC_INDEX_MISMATCH)

We have 2 new servers set up to allow remote desktop sessions throughout the warehouse. Intermittently we get complaints that the session has stopped working or has frozen. When we check the servers ...
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Server 2003 and Server 2008 BCDEdit BSoD

We upgraded Server 2003 to Server 2008 and upon reboots kept getting asked which OS to load. So I used BCDEdit to set the default entry and when I rebooted, I was no longer asked which OS to load, but ...
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Server 2008 32 bit SP2 random BSOD

First time poster, so please excuse if I forget anything here. I have a Windows Server 2008 SP2 32 bit server running on VMware ESXi 5.1 that is randomly dumping and rebooting itself. I have been ...
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0xc0000225 error after P2V with VMWare Converter

I'm having an error with a P2V conversion of a Server 2008 R2 machine with VMWare Converter. The machine is going from an HP server to a Dell 2950. The machine fails to boot and spits out a ...
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Installer for Windows Server 2008R2 blue screens under Hyper-V 2012

Trying to build an SQL Server cluster lab on an old Dell Latitude E6400 with 6gb RAM, using Hyper-V 2012. The install works great, I can create VMs and networks just fine, but when I try to boot the ...
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How to recover Hyper-V Guest Domain Controller from Stop Error 0xc00002e2

Host is Server 2012 with single Hyper-V guest which is a Domain Controller. When booting the DC it gives a Blue Stop Error: 0xc00002e2 and then reboots. After third reboot it shows a recovery console ...
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Intermittent Windows Server 2008 BSOD and restart

Our EC2 Instance (Windows Server 2008) crashed multiple times for the past 3 months (last time was today at 1:05 EST). Upon reviewing MEMORY.DMP file we noticed that possible cause of the crashes is ...
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How to verify power provided to processors is clean

Once in a blue moon, I am seeing a blue screen of death on a shiny new Dell R7610 with a single 1100 Watt Dell-provided power supply on a beefy UPS. BCode is 101 (A clock interrupt was not ...
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System Instability/BSoD/Network Connectivity Issues

If anyone has an idea, please help. This is my first post here, so I hope this post belongs on Server Fault, and that I followed all the rules. Here's the situation: A colleague of mine has a ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V VM BSOD after 1min 30seconds even before logging in?

I have a Hyper-V VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 (Host is also WinSrv 2008 R2) that was working perfectly. It has now started BSOD before I even login. On testing if I boot normally and login the vm ...
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Using RRAS results in bluescreens with 1E and 3C errors on things like Ping

My whole class has a major problem with RRAS. Let me first explain the situation. For our project, we have to virtualize two servers (North and South) each represents a location of the company, and ...
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Analyzing BSOD dump file from Windows 2008 R2 SP1

I have a problem with a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 server running withing VMWare. The server is running Citrix and also has Symantec Endpoint protection installed. It randomly crashes and goes ...
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Windows Server 2003 Restarts after bootscreen

Im working with a dell server with windows server 2003, after installing SQL Server, the system restarts after bootscreen everytime. On options menu (when you press F8) I disabled "restart on ...
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Analyzing crash dump file from Windows 2003 R2 SP2

My Windows 2003 R2 SP2 server crashes about once a month. I analyzed the crash dump but can't really figure out what it means. Any help is appreciated.... Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version ...
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VMware causes BSOD on virtual machine boot [closed]

I've got VMware 9.1 installed on Windows 8 Pro. I'm trying to run a virtual machine of Fedora 13 created on this computer. It is installed on an external hard drive, and I last opened the vm on a ...
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Lenovo X220T bluescreen with problems shutting down

We have several Lenovo X220T with Windows 8 x64 which are occasionally causing DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (0x0000009f) bugcheck/bluescreens. The systems are using OEM drivers for most everything and ...
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STOP: c000021a, Status 0xc000026c [closed]

After rebooting my Server 2003 cause of an Windows update, if got the following BSOD. Neither "safe mode" or "last good known configuration" nor checkdisk working. Cause this error could have be ...
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Random servers in Citrix farm suddenly bluescreens (mostly 0x0000008e and 0x0000007e)

I'm responsible for a Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 farm. Starting Friday 30. November, my servers started to crash randomly. So far we've experienced 80 crashes, so it's obviously becoming an ...
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Windows 8 blue screen error watchdog violation [closed]

My system is windows 8 pro rtm x64. Recently my system started hanging frequently. Nothing but the restart button works. But now just after hanging it showed me a BSOD error saying watchdog violation. ...
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Multiple XP machines bluescreening simultaneously

What, other than magic, could cause multiple similarly configured XP Pro machines (non-domain joined, windows update disabled, no scheduled tasks) to bugcheck within 15 minutes of each other? The ...
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BSOD FLxHCIc after recovering from Sleep [closed]

My Asus laptop (N73S) crashes after recovering from sleep. Dump file analysis (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463009.aspx) indicates a problem with FLxHCIc.sys which is a driver ...
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vmware server to esxi 5 blue screen

I have a server centos 5.5 running vmware server 2 on it. I decided to install esxi5 on a different machine and test it. I copied one of my virtual machines on esxi 5. But machine I copied gives a ...
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How to limit usb 2.0 port to work as usb 1.1 in ubuntu?

Ive got problem with kvm usb forwarding and printing (windows xp guest goes BSOD when i try to print something). Ive been adviced to change usb to 1.1 version. That only kvm works with 1.1 not 2.0 ...
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Server 2008 blue screen after login - no desktop

I came into work today to find that our Windows Server 2008 used as a terminal server for the Thin Clients was not loading the users desktops. What I have found out is that when I login via Remote ...
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Windows server 2008r2 crashed overnight - dump log [closed]

My windows server crashed overnight last night with a BSOD. I managed to get a log of the dump file which is here, it appears as if google chrome was the culprit, was wondering if anyone with more ...
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Server 2008 BSOD about once a week

I'm in quite a bind here, hopefully someone can help. Here's what I have: Dell R710 with one Xeon 2.7 GHz processor, 18GB Ram, Server 2008 x64 SP2 I'm running HyperV with about 5 servers. Starting ...
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Corrupted RDP Certificate

One of our machines crashed earlier, so I connected to it to find out what the issue was. It has been spitting out the following error in the logs for the past couple of days apparently... The RDP ...
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What do you do if MemTest86+ finds an error?

I've built two similar Hyper-V servers. One is OK but other Windows Hyper-V Core fails in 1~4 days (BSODs with different reasons). The only different parts are CPU & RAM. Now I'm testing the ...
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How to enable system restart on BSOD from commandline

I got an Hyper-v core box and I need to turn automatic restart on. How can I do that?
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Server 2003 SP2 BSOD caused by fltmgr.sys

I'm running into a problem where a Server 2003 SP2 box has started crashing roughly once an hour, BSODing out with the message that fltmgr.sys is probably the cause. I ran dumpchk.exe on the ...
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NT 4 inaccessible boot device

We have two NT4 SP6 machines that are identical. One of them went down and gives a bsod on boot with 'inaccessible boot device'. We assumed the hard drive went bad. So we attempted to take an image of ...
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RDP to Windows Server 2008 Terminal Server randomly gives a blank screen at login?

Our uses randomly get a solid blue screen (desktop background colored blue, not BSOD) when logging into our 2008 Terminal Server. There is no TaskBar, no desktop icons, CTRL+ALT+Delete doesn't work, ...
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Where is minidump file?

I have been getting frequent BSODs and need to find the minidump file. It doesn't appear to exist. I checked the entire c drive.
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BSOD 90% of the time during a TrueCrypt mount

About 90% of the time when I mount a TrueCrypt share I get a blue screen of death. The error codes I see in the BSOD vary. The last two I saw mentioned eamon.sys and irql_less_than_or_equal. Windows ...
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Virtual to Physical desktop cloning

I am trying to clone a VMware Workstation VM so I can load it on the computers around our office. The VM in question is a Windows XP SP3 VM with a 40GB IDE VMDK. I am seriously missing something and ...
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Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server (SBS) not generating crash dump on BSOD

I have a very frustrating issue. Our Windows Server running 2003 SBS SP2 is not generating crash dump files on a BSOD. I am currently troubleshooting an issue where a critical 3rd party service causes ...
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BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER installing windows server 2008 r2

I am trying to install windows server 2008 r2 onto my server which is hp prolient dl380 g5. i first use the hp smart disk followed by the windows cd every time i get near the end of the windows ...
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Windows desktop computer w/ no login screen after GoToMyPC user is done with it

I have a number of Windows XP SP3 machines on the domain that run GoToMyPC for remote access for contractors. Every once in a while, the contractors will call me up and tell me that they can't log ...
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kernel stack inpage error with blue screen death

I recently had the kernal stack inpage error and my system crashed. I read a few suggestions and tried a check disk. But no effect on that. Now, I even can not boot with any OS cds, the result is ...
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Windows Server 2003 + WMI = Regular Bluescreens

I have serious problems with machines running Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition. I've written an application which queries periodically the system status using the WMI database. The database is ...
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Windows 2003 BSOD's right before the logon screen

We have a quite urgent issue, where company old SBS server BSOD's right before presenting the logon screen. I ran the mini-dumps via the WinDbg, and got following output: CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION ...
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Move Win2k3 to new hardware: STOP 0x0000007B (How can I get PERC drivers installed?)

I have an ancient celeron-based Windows 2003 SBS server on an old Dell machine. It has a very basic IDE non-RAID setup. The server is so old, it takes about 30 minutes to boot up and log in. A new ...
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Server 2008R2 System Crashes when a non-local user logs in

I have a Server2008R2 box that is rebooting at "Applying Registry Settings" whenever an active-directory user logs in. If I remote in as myself it crashes, if I log in from the console as myself it ...