"A problem has been detected

By takaboku
Apr 4, 2007
  1. and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer." If this is the first time this stop error screen has occurred, restart your computer. If screen appears again, follow these steps:

    Technical info provided on screen was:

    *** stop: 0x0000007E (0xc0000005, 0x80506276, 0xf7aca9ec, 0xf7aca6e8).
    beginning dump of physical memory
    physical memory dump completed.

    This is the first time I have received this error. At the time I was doing a complete scan with Norton anti-virus. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966   +70

    It will help if you can provide your minidumps. Minidumps are a written record made by Windows to show where the problem occurs that is causing your issue. Someone will be able to read them for you. This is how you find them:

    Go to C drive > go to Windows Folder > find Minidump Folder and click on this folder. There will be Minidump files within. I usually make a temporary folder on my desktop screen and transfer my Minidumps files for easy access.

    When you post back to this thread attach Minidumps like you would any file or document; the best way is to put them in a Zip format if you can, especially if you have a number of them.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...