Help Bsod system error category (102) event ID 1003

By Rsawyer16
Oct 14, 2009
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  1. Hey guys
    I have a kinda unique BSOD I have read other post for a while and nothing seems to have worked to fix this.

    Here is the scenario >Windows xp Sp3
    System run great until I try to save a file then I get BSOD stating stack buffer overrun stop 0x000000f7

    memtest shows no errors, but I installed new memory anyway.

    not sure but this a recent small network consisting of 5 computers (peer to peer)
    3 of the 5 computers are doing the exact same thing.

    attached is the mini dump from 1 of the systems.
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,117   +23

    All your errors are 0xF7: DRIVER_OVERRAN_STACK_BUFFER
    A driver has overrun a stack-based buffer. This overrun could potentially
    allow a malicious user to gain control of this machine.
    DESCRIPTION
    A driver overran a stack-based buffer (or local variable) in a way that would
    have overwritten the function's return address and jumped back to an arbitrary
    address when the function returned. This is the classic "buffer overrun"
    hacking attack and the system has been brought down to prevent a malicious user
    from gaining complete control of it.

    This is error is caused by drivers. In your case all five reported the same one vetfddnt.sys which is a CA Antivirus Protection driver and it also can be part of ZoneAlarm Security Suite.
  3. Rsawyer16

    Rsawyer16 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 17

    Thanks for the quick response
    I did note that the vetfddnt.sys was the possible cause after I downloaded the debugging tools and opened the dmp file.

    I am new to reading the dump files.
    I am looking now into the vetfddnt.sys as I now have 3 offices having the same issue.
    They all installed CA yesterday and that is when the problems started.

    Thanks again for the quick response.
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,117   +23

    You are welcome and there are better solutions than CA.
  5. Rsawyer16

    Rsawyer16 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 17

    I totally agree but that is not my call the software is corporates Idea.
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