BSoD troubles

  dogger136 09:39 16 Jun 2010

I had this problem a few months ago, couldn't find a solution then and after a couple of weeks it seemed to go away. Now it's come back!! What happens is this, every morning I boot up the computer, it either freezes or I get a BSoD or both. This is what happened this morning.....

1. Booted to desktop, OK until first click of mouse...froze.

2. Re-boot....nothing happens

3. Re-boot...starts the sequence then get BSoD (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL)

4. Repeat of 3.

5. Booted to desktop now seems to be working OK.

I have had this, or a version of it for about 5 days now, had 3 different BSoD messages. The other two were, Memory Management and Ox024 Ntfs.sys.

If anyone has had a similar problem or knows what I can do I would appreciate it. I am on Vista 32bit and I have run chkdsk and tried startup repair off the installation disk, both came up OK. I have also run virsu, malware and spyware scans and found nothing. Any help appreciated.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:54 16 Jun 2010

Suggest you run the system file checker click here

  gengiscant 12:06 16 Jun 2010

Is it a laptop or desktop?

  dogger136 12:07 16 Jun 2010

Thanks....tried that, no problems found

  dogger136 12:11 16 Jun 2010

It's a desktop 4Gb Ram Athlon AMD 64 X2 Dual Core 3.0 processor

  Press Man 12:27 16 Jun 2010

Its a long shot, but try removing one stick of ram assuming you have 2 x 2gig sticks?

  gengiscant 13:08 16 Jun 2010

Another long shot, do you have Microsoft Security Essentials installed? it gave me similar BSOD's to the ones your experiencing.

  dogger136 13:13 16 Jun 2010

Oops, my mistake....3Gb ram.....2x1Gb 2x500Mb

And no I do not have Security Essentials. Thanks

  Press Man 14:20 16 Jun 2010

Try removing the 2 x 500Mb sticks and reboot.

  gengiscant 14:31 16 Jun 2010

I'm with you Press Man, I think his problem is the 2 sticks of 512. I would also run memtest here

  Press Man 14:48 16 Jun 2010

If the memory "trick" doesn't work you may have a HDD problem. Check Event Viewer for error messages from SCSI and FASTFAT (System Log) or Autochk (Application Log) that might help pinpoint the device or driver that is causing the error. Try disabling any virus scanners, backup programs, or disk defragmenter tools that continually monitor the system. From the Command Prompt run Chkdsk /f /r to detect and resolve any file system corruption.

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