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#1 ChronoT

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 07:32 AM

I got this blue screen error once yesterday and once today (so far):

 

"A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

 

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL"

 

And then towards the end of the error it says:

 

"Technical information:

 

*** STOP: 0x0000000A (0x0A090114, 0x0000001C, 0x00000000, 0x8050319B)

 

Beginning dump of physical memory.

Physical memory dump complete."

 

I hope someone can help me with this.

 

Is my computer failing? I really hope not because I cannot afford a new one at this stage.

 

Both times this has happened, I was running two instances of VLC (playing two different video files at the same time) - which was necessary for a project. I don't know if that will help in identifying the problem and if it will happen in another case but I just thought I would mention it.



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Posted 14 September 2014 - 08:32 AM

Were you following any of the guides Here ?

 

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 08:38 AM

I know how to play more than one video in VLC. My issue is that I got that blue screen error and just a short while ago my computer randomly restarted while I was in VLC.



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Posted 14 September 2014 - 10:29 AM

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
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Posted 14 September 2014 - 11:39 AM

MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 21-07-2014
Ran by user (administrator) on 14-09-2014 at 18:31:45
Running from "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop"
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************

========================= Event log errors: ===============================

Application errors:
==================
Error: (08/31/2014 07:22:23 PM) (Source: Application Error) (User: )
Description: Faulting application plugin-container.exe, version 31.0.0.5310, faulting module mozalloc.dll, version 31.0.0.5310, fault address 0x0000141b.
Processing media-specific event for [plugin-container.exe!ws!]

Error: (08/26/2014 11:44:36 AM) (Source: Application Error) (User: )
Description: Faulting application roguekiller.exe, version 9.2.8.0, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.1.2600.6532, fault address 0x0000b152.
Processing media-specific event for [roguekiller.exe!ws!]

Error: (08/26/2014 10:58:51 AM) (Source: Application Error) (User: )
Description: Faulting application mbam.exe, version 1.0.0.532, faulting module mbamcore.dll, version 1.0.11.0, fault address 0x00089cc6.
Processing media-specific event for [mbam.exe!ws!]

Error: (08/23/2014 00:11:04 AM) (Source: Application Error) (User: )
Description: Faulting application plugin-container.exe, version 31.0.0.5310, faulting module mozalloc.dll, version 31.0.0.5310, fault address 0x0000141b.
Processing media-specific event for [plugin-container.exe!ws!]

Error: (08/18/2014 10:11:05 AM) (Source: Application Error) (User: )
Description: Faulting application plugin-container.exe, version 31.0.0.5310, faulting module mozalloc.dll, version 31.0.0.5310, fault address 0x0000141b.
Processing media-specific event for [plugin-container.exe!ws!]

Error: (08/16/2014 02:15:26 AM) (Source: Application Error) (User: )
Description: Faulting application plugin-container.exe, version 31.0.0.5310, faulting module mozalloc.dll, version 31.0.0.5310, fault address 0x0000141b.
Processing media-specific event for [plugin-container.exe!ws!]


System errors:
=============
Error: (09/10/2014 11:12:56 AM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 10:28:03 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058

Error: (09/08/2014 07:26:38 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The Remote Access Connection Manager service depends on the Telephony service which failed to start because of the following error:
%%1058


Microsoft Office Sessions:
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Error: (06/20/2009 10:16:02 PM) (Source: Microsoft Office 12 Sessions)(User: )
Description: ID: 6, Application Name: Microsoft Office Outlook, Application Version: 12.0.6504.5000, Microsoft Office Version: 12.0.6215.1000. This session lasted 6 seconds with 0 seconds of active time.  This session ended with a crash.

Error: (06/20/2009 10:15:53 PM) (Source: Microsoft Office 12 Sessions)(User: )
Description: ID: 6, Application Name: Microsoft Office Outlook, Application Version: 12.0.6504.5000, Microsoft Office Version: 12.0.6215.1000. This session lasted 1 seconds with 0 seconds of active time.  This session ended with a crash.

Error: (06/20/2009 10:15:49 PM) (Source: Microsoft Office 12 Sessions)(User: )
Description: ID: 6, Application Name: Microsoft Office Outlook, Application Version: 12.0.6504.5000, Microsoft Office Version: 12.0.6215.1000. This session lasted 3 seconds with 0 seconds of active time.  This session ended with a crash.

Error: (06/20/2009 10:15:40 PM) (Source: Microsoft Office 12 Sessions)(User: )
Description: ID: 6, Application Name: Microsoft Office Outlook, Application Version: 12.0.6504.5000, Microsoft Office Version: 12.0.6215.1000. This session lasted 5 seconds with 0 seconds of active time.  This session ended with a crash.



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========================= Memory info: ===================================

Percentage of memory in use: 34%
Total physical RAM: 1023.11 MB
Available physical RAM: 667.58 MB
Total Pagefile: 4923.6 MB
Available Pagefile: 4607.75 MB
Total Virtual: 2047.88 MB
Available Virtual: 1981.1 MB

========================= Partitions: =====================================

2 Drive c: (QRP1090) (Fixed) (Total:232.88 GB) (Free:2.72 GB) NTFS

========================= Users: ========================================

User accounts for \\DPC

Administrator            ASPNET                   Guest                    
HelpAssistant            SUPPORT_388945a0         user                     


**** End of log ****

 

Speccy Snapshot:

 

http://speccy.piriform.com/results/ytsaWAPi5ahsbRDiDEKp8Nf



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Posted 14 September 2014 - 12:34 PM

Funny...your Event Viewer data doesn't reflect any BSOD data and the posted data goes back several months.

 

You are running XP with 1 GB of RAM, have MS Office installed, along with a bunch of Adobe software.

 

Max operating temp for your CPU is 61.4 Celsius...average temp per Speccy is 60 Celsius.  Your CPU is overheating, needs attention immediately.

 

Since this is a desktop...I suggest that you open the case, clean the old thermal compound from the heatsink, reapply new thermal compound and the properly reseat the heatsink/fan.  Since I'm no technician, you may want to inquire in the BC Internal Hardware forum...what your options might be.

 

Applying Thermal Paste - iFixit - http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Applying+Thermal+Paste/744/1

 

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 12:44 PM

Would CCleaner clean any BSOD data? Because I definitely had at least 2 BSOD errors since yesterday. And I have run CCleaner today.

 

I know how to open the case but that's as far as my knowledge regarding hardware goes. Is it worth taking to a PC shop for them to sort or is there a risk of something going wrong and me losing all my data?

 

How long do you think I might have before my computer potentially stops working entirely? I would like to back up all my files and software before taking any further steps.



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Posted 14 September 2014 - 12:49 PM

Hold on :), I've called for advice from someone more knowledgeable...but I would not advise using that system at all.  The time to back up is not now, IMO.

 

Just hang on a few minutes, more advice forthcoming.

 

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 12:59 PM

Thank you. Unfortunately this is the only system I have.



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Posted 14 September 2014 - 01:08 PM

Hi

Going back to basics. Have You run 2 instances of VLC concurrently previously with no problem?

For trouble shooting have You tried running one VLC and one different Media player?

Are You running the current version of VLC?

 

When Running two VLCs have You opened up the Task manager? If So what CPU percentage and memory usage is being reported.

I think I would run a memory test such as memtest86+

 

***** A. If you have more than one RAM module installed, try starting computer with one RAM stick at a time.

NOTE Keep in mind, the manual check listed above is always superior to the software check, listed below. DO NOT proceed with memtest, if you can go with option A

B. If you have only one RAM stick installed...
...run memtest...

1. Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)
2. Unzip downloaded memtest86+-....iso.zip file.
3. Inside, you'll find memtest86+-....iso file.
4. Download, and install ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/
5. Insert blank CD into your CD drive.
6. Open ImgBurn, and click on Write image file to disc
7. Click on Browse for a file... icon:
8. Locate memtest86+-....iso file, and click Open button.
9. Click on ImgBurn green arrow to start burning bootable memtest86 CD:
10. Once the CD is created, boot from it, and memtest will automatically start to run.

The running program will look something like this depending on the size and number of ram modules installed:


main_menu.jpg

It's recommended to run 5-6 passes. Each pass contains very same 8 tests.

This will show the progress of the test. It can take a while. Be patient, or leave it running overnight.

testarea_cu.jpg

 

The most important item here is the “errors” line. If you see ANY errors, even one, most likely, you have bad RAM.

 

Please note:

 

Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:

  • Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.
  • The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.
  • Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.
  • Not all registry cleaners create a backup of the registry before making changes. If the changes prevent the system from booting up, then there is no backup available to restore it in order to regain functionality. A backup of the registry is essential BEFORE making any changes to the registry.
  • Improperly removing registry entries can hamper malware disinfection and make the removal process more difficult if your computer becomes infected. For example, removing malware related registry entries before the infection is properly identified can contribute to system instability and even make the malware undetectable to removal tools.
  • The usefulness of cleaning the registry is highly overrated and can be dangerous. In most cases, using a cleaner to remove obsolete, invalid, and erroneous entries does not affect system performance but it can result in "unpredictable results".
Unless you have a particular problem that requires a registry edit to correct it, I would suggest you leave the registry alone. Using registry cleaning tools unnecessarily or incorrectly could lead to disastrous effects on your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. For routine use, the benefits to your computer are negligible while the potential risks are great.

 

So the question comes down to what parts(functions) of CCleaner You used.

 

Big one here have You tried using System Restore to roll back before this happened.

 

Good Luck

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 02:10 PM

Hi, :)

Thank you for helping me out.

 

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- Yes, I have run 2 instances of VLC before - concurrently - with no problems.

- I have never tried VLC along with a different media player.

- The VLC version I had is the one before the latest update. I have just installed the latest update (2.1.5).

- After updating VLC, I ran two VLCs and this is what task manager reports:
* Before opening VLC (with only Notepad open): 0% to 2% CPU Usage, PF Usage 325mb
* Running two VLCs (along with Notepad): 24% to 54% CPU Usage (Roughly), PF Usage 489mb

- Using EVEREST Home Edition, I get the following:
* Running two VLCS (along with Notepad): Approx. 500mb memory usage with approx. the same amount free

- Using Speccy, I get the following:
* Before opening VLC (with only Notepad open): 42% memory usage
* Running two VLCS (along with Notepad): 55% memory usage

- I will run memtest86+ later tonight and leave it running overnight.

- I only use CCleaner for cleaning of temporary files and temporary internet files.

- I have used a registry cleaner (once) previously but this was more than a month ago and I don't intend on using one again simply because I've been told that they don't make a noticeable positive difference. I used this registry program before I started running two concurrent instances of VLC. I have been able to run two concurrent VLCs fine up until yesterday. So I'm sure my problem doesn't stem from that registry software.

- Unfortunately my system restore was turned off. I think this was because I had followed this guide: forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35407 and then I forgot to re-enable system restore after going through the whole process.

 

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Question:

Would it be safe to do a lot of backing up now or could that potentially cause my computer to overheat?



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Posted 14 September 2014 - 05:33 PM

If You are worried, do the backup first then run the Memtest, You said

- Unfortunately my system restore was turned off. I think this was because I had followed this guide: forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35407 and then I forgot to re-enable system restore after going through the whole process

 

 

When was this?

 

Your CPU usage is very high with only Notepad and the Task manager open.

When I was running XP Pro or Home, Idling I would typically run 1% or 2% CPU.

Something is using Your CPU. That can be a partial cause of the higher than normal temperature readings. The More CPU load the higher the heat it produces. Can You look in Task Manager and see what is causing the High CPU load. Speccy says You have a decent Dual Core, the E6200, that should be loafing with only notepad open. This could lead to the source of the problem.

 

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 12:07 AM

The last time I followed the MajorGeeks guide was anywhere from a month to two months ago. I have followed the guide in the past several times without any issues.

 

You say that my CPU usage is high with only notepad and the task manager open but this is what I said:

 

- After updating VLC, I ran two VLCs and this is what task manager reports:
* Before opening VLC (with only Notepad open): 0% to 2% CPU Usage, PF Usage 325mb

 

I'm not sure if you're referring to this bit when you say my usage is too high?

 

- Using Speccy, I get the following:
* Before opening VLC (with only Notepad open): 42% memory usage

I didn't get around to running Memtest overnight because I hadn't done any backing up yet. Do you think it's necessary to do any backing up prior to running the test?

Thanks for your assistance, Roger.



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Posted 15 September 2014 - 10:03 AM

Hi

You should always have a backup or three, It is not a question of if a hard drive will die, but when it will die.

Backups protect against several issues such as

Oops I didn't mean to permanently delete that

File encrypting malware

hardware going bad, hard drives die, USB memory sticks go bad, SSD drives go bad etc.

And more. The Backup media should be disconnected when the backup is done as that is the only protection against the file encrypting type of malware. If the backup is still connected it will get encrypted too.

 

I apologize I misread the Speccy as CPU.

 

Did You suspect a problem and that is why You used the Major Geeks Guide?

Malware could also cause Your problem.

 

Good Luck

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 11:35 AM

2 Drive c: (QRP1090) (Fixed) (Total:232.88 GB) (Free:2.72 GB) NTFS

I don't know how I missed this the first time but this will definitely prevent Windows ever performing properly.  Insufficient free space on the C: partition needs immediate address.  When I add this to your CPU overheating...I have to wonder that Windows works at all.

 

Your Speccy link no longer works.

 

Louis


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