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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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Hyper-V Windows 10 virtual machine continuously crashing with memory management blue screen

I am trying to create a virtual machine of a Windows 10 laptop using Sysinternals 'Disk2vhd utility. First I created a vhdx file of the laptops C: drive using the Disk2vhd utility. Afterwards I copied ...
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Challenging BSOD due to tcpip on a production server?

I am experiencing sudden Windows Server 2012R2 STOPS since a week ago after some Citrix drivers (this is a xcp-ng virtualized system) failed. Since, I installed manually newest drivers and the system ...
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Unreproducable BSODs after User-Sign in

We experience irregular BSODs in a large environment on a total of a manageable but not irrelevant amount of windows 10 systems. here, the exact windows 10 version as well as the hardware is diverse, ...
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Unexpected shutdown of Server (BSOD) with message “WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR”

When we checked the system event log we found that following warning has been logged repeatedly. Event 17 A corrected hardware error has occurred. Component: PCI Express Root Port Error Source: ...
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Dedup.sys 0x7E after inplace upgrade Server 2016 => 19

I've recently performed an in-place upgrade from Server 2016 => 2019 (non-domain). 2 of the drives connected has been configured with data deduplication (mostly VHDs for Hyper-V). Ever since the ...
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Windows 2016 rebooting randomly bugcheck dump file

Windows 2016 server reboots randomly, about once a week. Any ideas? here is the memory dump log Bugcheck Analysis * * ...
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Planned reboot of Hyper-V guest caused unplanned Hyper-V host reboot

System: Windows Server 2016 Standard, fully patched, both host and guest(s). A strange thing happened today when I rebooted one of my Hyper-V guests (by RDP-ing to the guest and manually triggering a ...
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Windows in crashing with Blue screen of death [closed]

This is a recent problem I am facing with windows 10 in laptop. I first noticed that while installing a game 'League of Legends' client in Garena platform. The installation struck and it first showed ...
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BSOD Critical_Process_Died after enabling Windows Defender Firewall

Server 2019 1809 17763.914 running Remote Desktop Services and all updates are applied. On reboot, the Windows Defender Firewall is stopped (even though it is set to automatically start) and when I ...
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Windows Server 2016 failed to boot on ESXi

I have 2 similar DELL Poweredge servers (ESXi 6.0 2809209). My servers contain some Windows Server 2008/2012. I can add an Windows Server 2016 Standard Desktop Experience normally on my first ESXi (...
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Corrupt (?) ReFS causing blue screen when drive is mounted

On Windows Server 2019, I have an 8 drive Storage Spaces pool that contains many volumes, only one of which is ReFS formatted. (The rest are NTFS.) My server recently spontaneously started blue ...
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MDT Captured Win7 Image Crashes on Boot once Deployed

I am trying to get MDT set up for Windows 7 machines so that my life can be less hellish until we finish getting these machines out the door. MDT Server: Windows 2008 R2 MDT 6.3.8450.1000 WDS 6.1....
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Windows Server 2012 BSOD after VSS Shadow Copies

After the recent installation of the following KB's: KB4103730, KB4096416, KB4095872, the server would BSOD once a shadow copy starts. A sfc /scannow finds issues but also states there were some ...
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Windows Server 2016 running off iSCSI BSOD after power loss

I've got a setup where I'm hosting the Windows Server 2016 images on a Solaris 11 ZFS SAN over iSCSI. These images began as baremetal installs then I used Clonezilla to clone them to the dedicated ...
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Creating repeatable BSOD scenarios (for teaching)? [closed]

This could probably just as easily go in stackoverflow or a few other places, but I expect I will get the best answers here since there are always lots of blue screen issues waiting to be resolved. I'...
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How can I reboot a Hyper-V guest after bluescreen?

We have a Server 2012 as Hyper-V host with several virtual machines. In one of these, a Windows 7 guest system crashed into a DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE bluescreen saying "Collecting error information"...
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BSOD when installing Server 2012 R2

I have a RD430 server with a newly created RAID 10 partition which i would like to intsall server 2012 r2 on (previously installed 2008 r2). After I start the server up with the Lenovo Easy setup ...
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Server 2016 bluescreen vmswitch.sys

I am facing a serious issue on two Hyper-V-hosts with Windows Server 2016 Datacenter. Without external influence they crash and all guest VMs too. The STOP code is UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP ...
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P2V SBS Windows 2008: Mass Storage Driver issue around SCSI IDE changes - Boot BSOD Error 0x0000007b, 0xc0000034?

Have done tons of reading on Spiceworks & outside on P2Vs, SBS, 2008, DC related threads and made lots of notes on all Pathways & Tools & Prep: (Please see Pg 1,2,3) so you know I've done ...
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Private information in BSOD *.dmp files

Does BSOD dmp files contain any private information (keys, passwords, etc)? Can they be shared without any risk of vulnurabillity?
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Is it possible to repair a windows image using DISM from WinPE

I have a Hyper-V VM that will not boot, bluescreening saying PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA I can boot into WinPE (recovery), but cannot boot in safe mode. Is it possible to run DISM from WinPE, and do ...
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BSOD BugCheck on Multi-core system - What thread caused the crash?

I am aware that a Windows' system will crash with a stop error and "blue screen" for a few common reasons, some of which may be: A device driver or OS function that runs in kernel-mode space ...
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PC Randomly crashes with c000021a code [closed]

At work we have some PCs that run on Windows XP SP2 (They are segmented away from the internet) and they have been having some issues which strike me as strange, there is 6 PCs that went down, all ...
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BSOD 0x09c on 50 SuperMicro machines

For a project we have 50 servers all equiped with (generally) the same hardware. The issue we have here is very serious and happens on all machines. Despite a lot of effort and contacting manufacturs ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 (Hyper-V VMs) - random BSOD

I have a problem. My VMs (Hyper-V) - Windows Server 2012 R2 restart themselves quite often (BSOD: CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION (109)). Last time it was 11x over weekend. I have new HW, 2x Supermicro ...
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WinSXS Backup folder - empty

We have recently experienced a spate a blue screens with some virtual machines. From BSOD dump analysis, courtesy of Microsoft, they have stated this is due to a corruption in the WinSXS directory. ...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL with no driver referenced

I had a Windows Server 2008 R2 crash over the holidays and just got the dump file. When I looked into the dump file, I pulled out the Bug Check code 0x0000000a - IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. However, ...
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Random BSOD's on Windows Server 2012 R2

As of late I have been getting random BSOD's on a Windows 2012 R2 server. It seems to be happening once a day, and can not pinpoint exactly why. Any help with this would be amazing! I have done a ...
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VMware ESXi, uploaded virtual machines won't start

We just installed a new ESXi server to our office (LENOVO TS140, ESXi 6.0.0). If I create a new virtual machine on ESXi, it works well, but we have a lots of old virtual machines (not that old though, ...
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What steps are required to debug a memory.dmp? (walkthrough included)

I woke up to this in my eventlog today: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000ef (0xffffe0018668f080, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000). A ...
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Windows 7 Cloned hard drive boot repair

I was handed a hard drive today and told to make a clone. The clone is supposed to be inserted in a workstation and booted up. I've never seen the hardware from the original, but I'm certain it doesn'...
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PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (msiscsi.sys) - how to troubleshoot/resolve?

I am using Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with all updates installed. My machine is Lenovo W540 laptop and I have connection to iSCSI target (using gigabit wired Ethernet). iSCSI target is Synology NAS (DS415+). ...
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kvm/qemu host windows guest BSOD about driver_irql_not_less_or_equal for viostore.sys

I have a KVM/Qemu host running 4 Windows Server 2012 guests and after upgrading the host from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I get blue screens with a bug check string of "driver_irql_not_less_or_equal" that ...
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PowerEdge T430 - BSOD after OS (Server 2008 R2) applied

I am trying to verify the PowerEdge T430 for deployment to our customers through MDT. I have setup the drivers in MDT appropriately for the model by downloading the drivers from Dell.com. When we run ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 "WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT_SERVER SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION STOP: 0x0000003B

I need some help with my Windbg output on our Win Server 2008 R2 Standard installation. It is our mission critical production server and it crashes every 2 months or so. It's done it a couple of ...
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Need help to understand why server has suddenly crashed

I'm trying to get a clue why our server has suddenly crashed. According to this it could happen when some kernel code tried to close an invalid handle or a protected handle. Any direction to ...
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Virtualized Windows 2008 R2 throws random BSOD, but writes no minidumps

we are experiencing random BSODs inside a customers VMware-hosted RemoteDesktop-server. The BSODs happen nearly weekly. Curious thing is, the virtual machine does not write any dumps we could analyze, ...
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INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE on Hyper-V 2012 R2 virtual machines

I have a Hyper-V 2012 R2 cluster, 4 Dell PowerEdge R620 servers connected to a Dell PowerVault MD3600F storage array by means of FC connections; it's all pretty straightforward, all servers run ...
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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 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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