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Random Crash with Vista

By Riftpoint
Apr 28, 2008
  1. I keep having a random crash, which i think is a BSOD, but i'm never around when it does it. I have the dumpfile though. Can anyone check this out for me?
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Inside the 1 Minidump:
    KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR (77)
    The requested page of kernel data could not be read in. Caused by
    bad block in paging file or disk controller error.

    Please try this:

    Manual steps to run Chkdsk from My Computer or Windows Explorer
    • Open My Computer, and then right-click the hard disk that you want to check.
    • Click Properties, and then click Tools.
    • Under Error-checking, click Check Now. A dialog box that shows the Check disk options is displayed
    Use one of the following procedures:
    • • To run Chkdsk in read-only mode, click Start.
    • • To repair errors without scanning the volume for bad sectors, select the Automatically fix file system errors check box, and then click Start. (tick)
    • • To repair errors, locate bad sectors, and recover readable information, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box.

    Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message:
    Click Yes to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.

    Wait until Chkdsk finishes Checking / Repairing any faults
    Windows will then either restart your computer or continue loading Normally.

    If the fault still happens, after this, consider running a Drive Diagnostic test on your HardDrive. Or Memtest (7 Passes) on your Ram.
     
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