BSOD every 20 min. BCCode: f4

By wiremonkey
Feb 2, 2011
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  1. I have a Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 with the following specs:
    Intel Core Duo CPU
    U2400 @ 1.06GHz
    787 MHz, 504 MB of RAM
    OS: Win XP Service pack 2

    I start up the computer normally and about every 20 minutes it gives me an error the proceeds to the BSOD and displays the following information.

    BCCode : f4 BCP1 : 00000003 BCP2 : 81781B60 BCP3 : 81781CD4
    BCP4 : 805D1658 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 256_1

    I would appreciate any help!

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  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,109   +21

    All error codes are the same 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.

    All point to the same McAfee driver mfehidk.sys as the cuase of your issues. We see this driver a lot. Update or uninstall and re-install and then update or get a better security software.

    * We also strongly encourage you to Update your XP to Service Pack 3. I personally have worked with three individuals who were having issues in the last week but once they updated to SP3 stability returned. SP3 is important for system stability and critical for security. It is old and wrong information that SP3 will cause issues. That has been rectified a long time ago.
  3. wiremonkey

    wiremonkey Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Thank You Route44!

    I will try uninstalling and updating McAfee as well as updating to service pack 3.

    I appreciate all of your help!!
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,109   +21

    You're most welcome. :) Please keep us updated.


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