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Ravens42

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Hello,

Im suffering problems with my computer at the moment it was working about 3 weeks ago but now suddenly im getting the BSOD IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Stop code: 0XA (0X4, 0X2, 0x0, 0X804E662F)
My computer specs are as followed
AMD Athlon 2400+ XP
PNY Nvidia 6200 AGP 512mb graphics card (With the latest drivers)
1GB Of Ram 400Mhz
ASRock K7S8X Motherboard
Running Windows XP Professional

If you need any more info on the computer or the problem ill be happy to provide you with the infomation,

Thank you to you all in advance
 

Ravens42

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Hi is this the same Pc as here?
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/971352-blue-screen-death.html

If no and the Pc can boot to desktop.
Download - BlueScreenView.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html

Download link at the bottom of the page.
Download>and post the last 4 minidump from the scan.

Once it has scanned>Edit>Select All>File>Save Selected Item
Open BSOD.txt in Notepad>Copy>paste entry.
That is the same PC.
It can boot up in safe mode well enough, Unsure on Normal Mode though, Will try it though again, Would you like me to post the Minidumps from that program for you?, If i can install it
 

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First stay now, with this thread.

I'd set the memory page file - back to letting Windows manage it.
Post the minidumps, if you can.

PFN_LIST_CORRUPT error from your other post can mean..
Bad Motherboard - CPU - Memory etc.
 

Ravens42

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Here is the minidump thing you requested,

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Dump File : Mini011811-02.dmp
Crash Time : 18/01/2011 18:24:50
Bug Check String : THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER
Bug Check Code : 0x000000ea
Parameter 1 : 0x8801b378
Parameter 2 : 0x8898c610
Parameter 3 : 0x88991320
Parameter 4 : 0x00000001
Caused By Driver : nv4_disp.dll
Caused By Address : nv4_disp.dll+7390d
File Description : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Product Name : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Company : NVIDIA Corporation
File Version : 6.14.12.6099
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini011811-02.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 86,313
==================================================
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Dump File : Mini011811-01.dmp
Crash Time : 18/01/2011 17:36:28
Bug Check String : THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER
Bug Check Code : 0x000000ea
Parameter 1 : 0x87fd4a08
Parameter 2 : 0x88974270
Parameter 3 : 0x88999e08
Parameter 4 : 0x00000001
Caused By Driver : nv4_disp.dll
Caused By Address : nv4_disp.dll+7390d
File Description : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Product Name : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Company : NVIDIA Corporation
File Version : 6.14.12.6099
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini011811-01.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 90,669
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Dump File : Mini011711-01.dmp
Crash Time : 17/01/2011 22:44:15
Bug Check String : THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER
Bug Check Code : 0x000000ea
Parameter 1 : 0x8862b5b8
Parameter 2 : 0x88aafe30
Parameter 3 : 0x8896f248
Parameter 4 : 0x00000001
Caused By Driver : nv4_disp.dll
Caused By Address : nv4_disp.dll+7390d
File Description : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Product Name : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Company : NVIDIA Corporation
File Version : 6.14.12.6099
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini011711-01.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 86,117
==================================================
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Dump File : Mini011411-01.dmp
Crash Time : 14/01/2011 00:06:55
Bug Check String : THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER
Bug Check Code : 0x000000ea
Parameter 1 : 0x882f8660
Parameter 2 : 0x889de838
Parameter 3 : 0x88a17340
Parameter 4 : 0x00000001
Caused By Driver : nv4_disp.dll
Caused By Address : nv4_disp.dll+44a79
File Description : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Product Name : NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 260.99
Company : NVIDIA Corporation
File Version : 6.14.12.6099
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini011411-01.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 98,335
==================================================
 

Ravens42

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Yeah I did definately install the windows xp drivers, Also i just had a bsod but it didnt appear in the blue screen viewer program you showed me
 

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Run Device Manger
Start>run>type
devmgmt.msc

Any exclamation marks?

Run a scandisk at startup.
Right Click My Computer>Open.
Right click on C: drive>properties.
Tools>Error checking.
Check Now>put a tick in both boxes.
Click Start.

Windows may say that you cannot check the disk when the computer is in use.
Click Yes.
Restart Pc and it will scan on startup.

This was the error from your previous post.
0x4E: PFN_LIST_CORRUPT
As said, from what I have read - it can mean motherboard - CPU - Memory etc.
How many sticks of Ram are installed?
Did you run the memory test on each individual stick?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff559014(v=vs.85).aspx
 

Ravens42

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Run Device Manger
Start>run>type
devmgmt.msc

Any exclamation marks?

Run a scandisk at startup.
Right Click My Computer>Open.
Right click on C: drive>properties.
Tools>Error checking.
Check Now>put a tick in both boxes.
Click Start.

Windows may say that you cannot check the disk when the computer is in use.
Click Yes.
Restart Pc and it will scan on startup.

This was the error from your previous post.
0x4E: PFN_LIST_CORRUPT
As said, from what I have read - it can mean motherboard - CPU - Memory etc.
How many sticks of Ram are installed?
Did you run the memory test on each individual stick?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff559014(v=vs.85).aspx
No Exclamation Marks, Ive ran disk check, I didnt need to restart the computer to do it, I have 1GB (400Mhz) Of RAM installed and its new, And Ive ran a memory test for a good 12-13 hours and it past with no errors
 

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You ran scandisk - and it did not say that while using Windows, it cannot scan said files?
Strange.
Did it run through 1-7 [maybe 9] sections of the disk - and give you a report?

Check Event viewer.
Start button>run>type
eventvwr

Check under..
Applications.
System.

Added info..
Info on..
THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293078

Some are suggesting - downloading the newest drivers for the motherboard.
 

Ravens42

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I did try and do disk check from safe mode via command prompt would that have made a difference?, And also when i try and do a virus scan from safe mode after about 3 mins it shows a IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD, And also if i try and start up in normal mode the same error occurs, also theres nothing to report from Event Viewer, Nothing Major anyway, Last report was the 16th January, I think my motherboard drivers are up to date but i will check again now via safe mode,
 

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Try this from..
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293078
'Method 2: Adjust the Hardware Acceleration

Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Display.
On the Settings tab, click Advanced, and then click the Troubleshoot tab.
Move the Hardware Acceleration slider to None, and then click to clear the Enable write combining check box.
Click OK, and then click OK.

Note This procedure prevents the graphics adapter from programming the hardware incorrectly, but you may lose some display functionality and performance.
Although you can increase the hardware acceleration settings higher than None to regain functionality and performance, these settings increase the possibility that the issue will occur again.
For maximum stability, leave hardware acceleration off.'

Will it now start in normal mode?

In Event Viewer - anything showing as an Error or Warning?
It could be that the Video Card is faulty.
 

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Here are some Minidump file reports i just got today from the Blue Screen Viewer. They are different to the ones before and dont contain the Nvidia files from before,

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Dump File : Mini012211-05.dmp
Crash Time : 22/01/2011 18:56:20
Bug Check String : KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
Bug Check Code : 0x1000008e
Parameter 1 : 0xc000001d
Parameter 2 : 0x804fa12a
Parameter 3 : 0xf7398aa0
Parameter 4 : 0x00000000
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+2312a
File Description : NT Kernel & System
Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 5.1.2600.3610 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.090804-1412)
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini012211-05.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 90,112
==================================================

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Dump File : Mini012211-04.dmp
Crash Time : 22/01/2011 18:45:19
Bug Check String : IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x1000000a
Parameter 1 : 0xf92310bc
Parameter 2 : 0x00000001
Parameter 3 : 0x00000000
Parameter 4 : 0x804e70d5
Caused By Driver : hal.dll
Caused By Address : hal.dll+2298
File Description : Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini012211-04.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 90,112
==================================================

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Dump File : Mini012211-03.dmp
Crash Time : 22/01/2011 13:23:33
Bug Check String : PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
Bug Check Code : 0x10000050
Parameter 1 : 0xd9dc0000
Parameter 2 : 0x00000001
Parameter 3 : 0x804f3897
Parameter 4 : 0x00000000
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+1c897
File Description : NT Kernel & System
Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 5.1.2600.3610 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.090804-1412)
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini012211-03.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 90,112
==================================================

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Dump File : Mini012211-02.dmp
Crash Time : 22/01/2011 12:16:14
Bug Check String : PFN_LIST_CORRUPT
Bug Check Code : 0x0000004e
Parameter 1 : 0x00000002
Parameter 2 : 0x00021295
Parameter 3 : 0x0003ffef
Parameter 4 : 0x0000ff00
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+5c56e
File Description : NT Kernel & System
Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 5.1.2600.3610 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.090804-1412)
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini012211-02.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 90,112
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Dump File : Mini012211-01.dmp
Crash Time : 22/01/2011 11:50:29
Bug Check String : UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP
Bug Check Code : 0x1000007f
Parameter 1 : 0x00000008
Parameter 2 : 0x80042000
Parameter 3 : 0x00000000
Parameter 4 : 0x00000000
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+11e74
File Description : NT Kernel & System
Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 5.1.2600.3610 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.090804-1412)
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini012211-01.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 90,112
==================================================
 

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Because everytime you restart your Pc - a new lot of blue screens appear..
I'd try reinstalling the operating system.
Make a note of all the drivers that you may have recently installed - Motherboard-Video-Sound etc.
And then back up all your needed files, data etc externally.

But if it is a hardware problem - motherboard - CPU etc - the problems will remain.
If you have problems accessing the Pc to back up files etc..
Check.

How to use Linux live Cd to backup files from a dead Pc
 

Ravens42

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I solved the problem by unistalling service pack 3 and then re-installing it, This worked for about for about a day, Went to go on computer today, And now it wont boot, Just get 3 Beeps, Ive tried taking the RAM And Graphics card out and put them individually but still the same result, Just 3 Beeps, Any Ideas on this issue?
 
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