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Firefox BSOD?

By BrainDedd
Jan 24, 2007
  1. Hi,

    My system is perfectly stable for a few months, and then it just has a BSOD out of nowhere ... somehow the latest one seems to point to firefox? Anyone got any ideas? I have a 550W Antec PSU and my RAM has passed a Memtest.

    From my event log:
    Code:
    Event Type:	Information
    Event Source:	Save Dump
    Event Category:	None
    Event ID:	1001
    Date:		2007/01/24
    Time:		01:21:20 AM
    User:		N/A
    Computer:	xxxxx
    Description:
    The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x100000d1 (0xb2ff524e, 0x00000002, 0x00000008, 0xb2ff524e). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini012407-01.dmp.
     

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  2. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

    Before you get into anything deeper, uninstall and reinstall Firefox. See if that helps.
     
  3. BrainDedd

    BrainDedd TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hmmm ... only it's the portable edition, so it's not really installed ...
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    Firefox was a victum, not the cause -- look elsewhere
     
  5. BrainDedd

    BrainDedd TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So if Firefox was the victim, who was the culprit?
     
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    that's the hard part. You can REPAIR the install (if available) or reinstall a new
    download over it.

    If it fails again & again & again, then *maybe* it is FF, but I would think you'll
    see other failures first.

    btw: do you have any add-ons or themes loaded? uninstall them if so to get
    the best reliability
     
  7. BrainDedd

    BrainDedd TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have a theme and some addons loaded, but this is the first time I've ever had a bluescreen just like that. As I said, my system is perfectly stable for months on end and then a blue screen will just hit out the blue, then it'll be fine for another few months. The blue screen also mentioned afd.sys?
     
  8. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    just on a hunch -- try run->cmd /k chkdsk c:

    I have a friend that got random errors in shell32.dll when in fact it was a pair of
    cross-linked files :(
     
  9. BrainDedd

    BrainDedd TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Definitely not a file system error, I chkdsk c:/f/v quite often ...
     
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