I am humbly seeking your direct assistance after searching and failing (a rarity) to find answers from the superlative Bleeping Computer forum.
While running a CAD program I incurred a blue screen crash with the typical message and the following data.
KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR 0x0000007A (0xC05CF9F0, 0x0000000E,
I was unable to write the remaining numbered data down as my system quickly shut off.
I am fairly confident that those three sets of numbers are accurate.
I have searched the Bleeping Computer forum with KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR 0x0000007A (0xC05CF9F0, 0x0000000E and read as many of the threads which seemed pertinent but I was unable to find an identical circumstance. No data specific to 0x0000007A 0xC05CF9F0 0x0000000E was found in separate searches here.
I have also Googled and Yahooed KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR 0x0000007A 0xC05CF9F0 0x0000000E with a surprising 0 results. There are a number of results for KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR but very little pertinent results for the indices 0x0000007A 0xC05CF9F0 0x0000000E. I am not sure how important that is but the results and remedies seemed to be linked to the numbered data.
My PCs basic info:
Windows XP Home edition w/service pack 3
AMD 64 3700+ processor
2.2 Ghz 1.50 GB RAM
Seagate ST3250620A HD NTFS 209 GB 147 GB free space. New install 1 year ago no issues prior to this.
Maxtor HD NTFS 34 GB 7 GB free space. Formerly my principal drive but not regularly connected now and I only use it for storage, some minor back up and as a lifeboat. This drive had a Vundo infection a little over one year ago but that was resolved.
FYI I use;
Avast antivirus freeware
Malwarebytes Anti Malware
Spybot Search and Destroy
F-Secure Blacklight Rootkit Eliminator
Sygate Personal Firewall
Hijack This and Combo Fix (if needed)
Here is a run down of what is occurring now:
Fails to fully boot in a typical start up
Verify pool data
Boot from CD:
DISK BOOT FAILURE INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER
I then inserted my Win XP Home edition CD. After SETUP finished loading I chose the Recovery Console option from the menu and the resulting message was given.
Set up did not find any hard disk drives installed on your computer.
Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any disk-related hardware configuration is correct. This may involve running a manufacturer supplied diagnostic or set up program.
Setup cannot continue. To quit Setup, press F3.
After checking the physical connections I quit setup and rebooted right back to same.
I then loaded my recently (one month ago) created Seagate Acronis Boot CD which contains the DiscWizard program. The Seagate interface provides me with two options. Open Windows directly or run the Seagate DiscWizard. Neither option works.
The Windows start option fails: Unable to load O.S. and the Seagate DiscWizard fails: Unable to locate any hard disk drive.
I would like to avoid reloading Win XP as I would lose some valuable data in the process. I didnt get the chance to back up some files recently.
Now if I completely power off I can boot to the Seagate drive for about two to three minutes and then again experience a blue screen shut down. This time the data reads: KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR 0x000000F4 (0x00000003, 0x8A5024E8, 08A50265C, 0x805C8C88)
Tried running chkdsk through command prompt and never have made it through the first phase of checking indexes before it shuts down. I have booted this way a few times and it seems there is not enough time to run any diagnostics.
I am able to successfully boot and run the Win XP O.S. on the Maxtor HD with the Seagate drive disconnected (same hardware configuration) and I have no memory or mainboard issues found. Unfortunately I am unable to access the Seagate HD in a master/slave configuration using the Maxtor drive as master. Again: Unable to locate disk drive. In reference to the Seagate HD.
Unable to run chkdsk on Seagate drive
Unable to run HJT or Combo Fix on Seagate drive
Unable to F8 and boot to Safe mode on Seagate drive
I am able to enter SETUP during booting and inspect and or alter my CMOS and BIOS settings. My settings are currently on default and I have not altered anything in SETUP.
Not sure if this is just a bad sector or if a virus/Trojan has been activated. Thought I had been doing everything right to prevent this as I religiously update my anti-virus software daily and run scans twice a week.
I am not in a major rush or panic here and any help would be well appreciated. Thanks in advance. And thanks for all the help all you Bleepers provide to so many folks who need it. Your contributions do make difference.
Edited by Woody Goos, 04 September 2009 - 01:36 PM.