Win 7 Blue Screen Error (Bad Pool)

By Crouch
May 23, 2013
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  1. Hey,

    I have been scouring forums and googling for a solution to this but cannot find one that works! I have been getting the BAD_POOL_HEADER error every time I try to start my Acer 5755G Aspire. I haven't backed up my drive in a while so system restore is not an option. Does anyone know of a solution when you cannot even start up windows? I can still access adv. options and bios.
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777   +242

    Have you check your memory? If not I would run mem test. At least seven passes. Most of the time bad pool header leads to memory problems or a bad drive
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,155   +985

    Memory is the most likely - - then test the HD with CHKDSK C: /F /R

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