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Blue screen error code: f4

By Chait
Oct 24, 2008
  1. Um, hello.
    Im having this error on my laptop (Win XP)
    Suddenly, out of nowhere a blue screen pops up and my computer restarts.
    I did a anti-virus scan but nothing came up.
    The error code is f4.
    I have attatched my minidumps. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Thankyou!
     
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,172   +37

    Well, no minidumps, but...

    0x000000F4: CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION
    One of the many processes or threads crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated. As a result, the system can no longer function. Specific causes are many, and often best resolved by a careful history of the problem and the circumstances of the error message.

    Try the following:

    1. Run memtest for a minimum of 7 Passes. www.memtest.org

    2. Do a full harddrive diagnostics.

    3. Check your temperatures. Laptops can get hot.

    4. Run chkdsk
     
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