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Solved: BSOD -- STOP error 0x0F4

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by CaseyMarch, Feb 22, 2008.

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  1. CaseyMarch

    CaseyMarch Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I'm running Windows XP Home on a Dell Inspiron 6000, and for the last week or so I've been getting blue screens about once every couple hours. I can't figure out anything specific which is causing them, though they seem to be related to the hard drive... I'm not the most tech-savvy guy in the world, so help me out?

    The line I'm getting at the bottom of the blue screen reads:

    STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x00000003, 0x8293CDA0, 0x8293CF14, 0x805C773E)

    ...Anyone able to explain to me what that means?
     
  2. CaseyMarch

    CaseyMarch Thread Starter

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    Anyone? Please? Por favor?

    I'm dyin' here.
     
  3. devil_himself

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    Navigate To C:\Windows\Minidump
    Zip Some Of The Recent Minidumps and attach them here
     
  4. CaseyMarch

    CaseyMarch Thread Starter

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    Here are the recents minidumps. Hope they help!
     

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  5. devil_himself

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    All The Dumps Crashed at "BugCheck F4" -> Most Of The Time It Is Related To "Bad|Corrupted Paging Space"

    ==
    Re-Allocate The Paging Space

    My Computer > Tools > Folder Options > Select "Show Hidden Files And Folders" > Uncheck "Hide Protected Operating System Files(Recommended)"

    Start > Run > sysdm.cpl > "Advanced" tab > Under "Performance" Section Click "Settings" > "Advanced" tab > Under "Virtual Memory" Section Select "Change". Change the "Initial And The Maximum (Size) values to 0.

    Delete X:\pagefile.sys (X: --> Primary Drive) and Reboot

    Start > Run > sysdm.cpl > "Advanced" tab > Under "Performance" Section Click "Settings" > "Advanced" tab > Under "Virtual Memory" Section Select "Change". Change the "Initial And The Maximum (Size) values to 1.5 * memory size

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    How can I optimize the Windows 2000/XP/2003 virtual memory (Pagefile)?
    http://www.petri.co.il/pagefile_optimization.htm
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    ==

    == Run "chkdsk /r" from command prompt
     
  6. CaseyMarch

    CaseyMarch Thread Starter

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    Done-- and I haven't had another bluescreen yet, but I probably won't know if the problem's totally fixed for a full day or so of use. Thanks a bunch!
     
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