Blue Screen Of DEATH!!

By joked u 2
Aug 19, 2006
  1. hey just last night i booted up out of system standby and after about 2min. i got a bsod while working in mozilla firefox. where do i find the folder with all the minidumps in it so i can post it. i have tried to search for it but i belive the file in NOT indexed so it will not be include it in a search. the only thing i saw on the bsod was memory_management and then rebooted. also how do i open the minidumps, what programs do i use?? notepad is all garbbled when i open it.
  2. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    You have to use Windbg, a free tool from MS, and symbol files, also from MS, to correctly read them. If you post 'em here, I'm sure someone'll have a look at them.

    The minidumps are made in "/Windows/Minidump"
  3. joked u 2

    joked u 2 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    here you go...
  4. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    The dump posted refers to "Memory Corruption" as the problem. But with one dump, it is hard to sure. Post a few more in a zip file as an attachment.
    You should also check your RAM using Memtest.
  5. joked u 2

    joked u 2 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    where do i find memtest?? is it free??
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hi mate.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions. You will find a link to the memtest programme.

    Regards Howard :)
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