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Event ID 1003 error

By rahl
Feb 2, 2006
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  1. Dear all

    I have been getting this system error for the last few weeks. It results in my PC restarting upon bootup (after a few tries, it will successfully boot into Windows).

    There is no relevant minidump for these errors (have checked the folder).

    Specs:
    AMD Athlon XP
    MSI VIA KT4V Mobo
    512 MB RAM
    Win XP Pro SP2

    Any advice would be appreciated. TIA.

    Event Type: Error
    Event Source: System Error
    Event Category: (102)
    Event ID: 1003
    Date: 2/2/2006
    Time: 10:28:59 AM
    User: N/A
    Description:
    Error code 000000f4, parameter1 00000003, parameter2 821b0130, parameter3 821b02a4, parameter4 805fa7a8.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
    Data:
    0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
    0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
    0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
    0018: 20 30 30 30 30 30 30 66 000000f
    0020: 34 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d 4 Param
    0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 30 30 eters 00
    0030: 30 30 30 30 30 33 2c 20 000003,
    0038: 38 32 31 62 30 31 33 30 821b0130
    0040: 2c 20 38 32 31 62 30 32 , 821b02
    0048: 61 34 2c 20 38 30 35 66 a4, 805f
    0050: 61 37 61 38 a7a8
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    This is the meaning of your bugcheck code F4.

    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. One user, who experienced this on return from Standby mode on Win XP SP2, found the cause was that Windows was installed on a slave drive.

    Also take a look at this kb article HERE


    I suggest you backup your important data, and reformat, and reinstall your OS.

    Make sure that your hard drive is connected as master, and not slave.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Many thanks for the reply, Howard.

    Is it possible to isolate and remedy the problem? Or do a CD repair of Windows?

    Wrt the HDD, my Windows HDD parition is connected as Master, no problem with that.

    cheers.
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    If you want to try a Windows repair. Take a look HERE

    Please let us know if it helps.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks again, will try repair later.

    Can I isolate the responsible process? Can it be linked to a software issue found in the Application section of Event Viewer? I have had periodic warnings there over failure to detect some portion of Paint Shop Pro.

    cheers.
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    To be perfectly honest. I don`t know.

    It does say in your event veiwer that it`s a system error. So your guess is as good as mine, if not better.

    I suppose you could try uninstalling paint shop pro, and see if it helps, but I doubt it.

    Regards Howard :)
  7. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    What about this Service Control Manager error?

    Event Type: Error
    Event Source: Service Control Manager
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 7000
    Date: 2/3/2006
    Time: 1:51:27 AM
    User: N/A
    Computer: LKS-B5M4QRKWCB2
    Description:
    The Windows Network Controller service failed to start due to the following error:
    The system cannot find the file specified.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

    Not sure if this has to do with Safe Mode (I doubt it). I had to boot into Safe then Restart to get into Normal mode. The 1003 error is still there.

    Any clues? Thanks.
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    It`s very unfortunate that you don`t have any minidumps. Maybe then I`d have a better idea of exactly what the problem is.

    In your case the Windows network controller service has failed due to a missing file. Exactly which file it pertains to is anyones guess. The error message doesn`t give me any real clues.

    I recommend that you go with the Windows repair, and see if that helps.

    Just be aware that doing a repair will wipe your windows updates, so they`ll need to be downloaded, and reinstalled after.

    Regards Howard :)
  9. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The system just recovered from a serious error, and using the debugger, I had the following analysis:

    Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.6.0003.5
    Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


    Loading Dump File [F:\Documents and Settings\Kah Seng\Local Settings\Temp\WER4699.dir00\Mini031705-02.dmp]
    Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

    Symbol search path is: SRV*f:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
    Executable search path is:
    Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 2) UP Free x86 compatible
    Product: WinNt
    Built by: 2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158
    Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055ab20
    Debug session time: Thu Mar 17 19:01:47.718 2005 (GMT+8)
    System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:53.281
    Loading Kernel Symbols
    .......................................................................................................................
    Loading User Symbols
    Loading unloaded module list
    ....
    *******************************************************************************
    * *
    * Bugcheck Analysis *
    * *
    *******************************************************************************

    Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

    BugCheck F4, {3, 821b0130, 821b02a4, 805fa7a8}

    Probably caused by : ntoskrnl.exe ( nt!PspCatchCriticalBreak+75 )

    Followup: MachineOwner
    ---------
  10. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    At the same time, Event Viewer showed another system error:

    Event Type: Error
    Event Source: System Error
    Event Category: (102)
    Event ID: 1003
    Date: 2/3/2006
    Time: 7:04:34 PM
    User: N/A
    Computer: LKS-B5M4QRKWCB2
    Description:
    Error code 100000ea, parameter1 820a86e0, parameter2 820b00c0, parameter3 f895dcb4, parameter4 00000001.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
    Data:
    0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
    0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
    0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
    0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 65 100000e
    0020: 61 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d a Param
    0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 38 32 eters 82
    0030: 30 61 38 36 65 30 2c 20 0a86e0,
    0038: 38 32 30 62 30 30 63 30 820b00c0
    0040: 2c 20 66 38 39 35 64 63 , f895dc
    0048: 62 34 2c 20 30 30 30 30 b4, 0000
    0050: 30 30 30 31 0001

    Any clues Howard?
  11. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    0x000000EA: THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER

    A device driver problem has caused the system to pause indefinitely (hang). Typically, this is caused by a display driver waiting for the video hardware to enter an idle state. This might indicate a hardware problem with the video adapter, or a faulty video driver.

    Try updating yopur video card drivers.

    Also zip the minidump file/s together and attach them here.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  12. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Howard. I have updated my video drivers but the problem (error 1003) still remains. One thing I noted is I could boot into Safe Mode consistently but it's touch and go with normal boots (now I can only boot into Windows after restarting from Safe). Does this refer to a device/system driver problem and can be solved by Win repair?

    My memory passed memtest and I want to check my power supply/mobo/CPU. There probably is no software to test them right? ;)
  13. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Also, is there a guide or sticky here for locating the minidumps? I have only a few minidumps in the system folder (none of which pertain to the recent problems) and a couple in a Temp folder. How do I get minidumps for my boot failures/restarts (if possible)? Thanks.
  14. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Window Network Controller service error I mentioned earlier (Event ID 7000) seems to go along with this modem error. Funny, because my modem works and all.

    PS. Have cleaned up the system (lots of dust), the memory chip, and HDDs (passed diagnostics).

    Event Type: Error
    Event Source: Service Control Manager
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 7000
    Date: 2/4/2006
    Time: 1:17:55 PM
    User: N/A
    Computer: LKS-B5M4QRKWCB2
    Description:
    The DSL100U USB ADSL Modem Loader service failed to start due to the following error:
    The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
  15. rahl

    rahl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It seems that my system is OK now. It was probably either the dust in the system or the fact that the metal cage hoding my HDDs had come unlocked. The 1003 error is now gone, although the ID 7000 error mentioned above still occurs.
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