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Fault bucket 0xD1_VRF_epfwtdi+3e71, type 0

Q: Fault bucket 0xD1_VRF_epfwtdi+3e71, type 0

Hi all,

I have Windows 32bit Vista Home Basic on a Compaq Presario V6000.

I am usually getting the following error after an hour or so after the laptop is turned on. The screen simply goes black and no response after that. All i can do is to hard boot again. I got this description from the event viewer tool in vista.


Fault bucket 0xD1_VRF_epfwtdi+3e71, type 0
Event Name: BlueScreen
Response: Microsoft Windows Error Reporting
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1:
P2:
P3:
P4:
P5:
P6:
P7:
P8:
P9:
P10:

Attached files:
C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini070309-01.dmp
C:\Users\hello\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-65130-0.sysdata.xml
C:\Users\hello\AppData\Local\Temp\WER63B1.tmp.version.txt

These files may be available here:
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\Report0afa1ffe


Thank you for any help!

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A: Fault bucket 0xD1_VRF_epfwtdi+3e71, type 0

Please go to the C:\Windows\Minidump directory and zip up the contents of that folder. Then upload the .zip file in your next post. We'll have a look at the dmp files and will see if that gives us any information.

Have you checked to ensure that the laptop fans are running? Have you blown out the vents with compressed air (don't us a vacuum or an air compressor - it'll damage the components)?

Have you recently changed anything on the system? Do you recall anything unusual that stands out in your mind?

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A:Please Help! Point Me In The Right Direction 0n MB Fault

I've had similar problem once with my existing Intel DP35DP board but with my older CPU i.e. C2D E6600 (Conroe), however after spending hours after hours it turned out that the culprit was CPU; and i only needed to clean it (carbon) and when i put it back in and powered the system ... everything worked perfectly well. It doesn't mean its the same for you; perhaps something is shorting out; I don't think your video card should kill boards as you suspect. It could be something minor like in my case.

By the way, funny thing was I had already ordered a new motherboard (suspecting this one is dead) when i thought of checking on the CPU
 

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from this i would take it as the hard drive is damaged/dead

any advice welcome, thanks
 

A:HP nx9005 pxe-e61: Media test failure check cable fault

So you have placed the laptop Hard Drive in place of your Desktop CD/DVD Drive? (as is what I usually do)
And your Windows version cannot see it in My Computer?

With the 2,5" Drive in place of the removed CD/DVD Drive (on its own IDE Cable)
And with the current Desktop system drive still connected (also on its own IDE Cable)

Go to start > Run > diskmgmt.msc > ok
Can you now see your drive?

If so, confirm the Volume type is Healthy and running NTFS (just like your main drive?)
 

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I just got a question about dvd media.
There are several dvd type such as following:

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I want to know which type of media is the best for "Back-up", "Keep the personal data forever (such as video, files) ?

Also, I want to ask everyone who look at my thread: What type of media are you using ? (I alread list them in the previously).

From
neowing.
 

A:What is the most popular DVD type?

All the ones with BD in the front are actually types of Blue-Ray discs. Single layer Blue-Ray discs hold 25 gigabytes, and double layer 50, so they would be the best option for back up if your drive supports them. Normal DVD R discs only hold 4.7 gigabytes, and dual layer hold 9.4.

I personally use an external hard drive, not optical storage. Most of my pictures, videos, and music are backed up in other places though, like image hosting websites, my netbook, and my music player.
 

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A:Keyboard problem - arrow keys type junk characters

In our experience with the Vaio keyboards, you have reached the time when a replacment NEW keyboard is the best option.
Sometimes, turning the keyboard upside down and giving it a thorough cleaning with difluoroethane gas such as Dust Off (a lot of it) will take care of it... but not often.
 

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A:I need help please, wondering what type of videocard I should purchase for my system

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Draktek Vigor 2600 VG. WEP 64 bit - but then I have nobody nearby and anybody in a car is going to stick out like a sore thumb around here!
 

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I have a Dell Dimension B110
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A:What type of video card do I need to get?

Theres a great guide on these very forums.
Here is a link to it.

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51437.html

Good luck
 

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A:Computer Freezing for a short time (Hardware Fault)

Identical problem here.. hard drive light goes solid and pc just stops for 1 min, still able to move the mouse cursor but cannot slect anything or alt-tab etc. Any alt tab or double clicking is cached up and then all fired off at once when the minute freeze is up.

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I'm looking towards M/Board now as I have swapped drives and changed CPU from Q6600 to Q8200 also switched from Vista 32bit to Win7 64bit and still get the issue.

I alleviated it for a while by switching my SATA 300 drive down to 150 mode by setting the jumpers.

Have flashed the P5K to the latest bios with no joy.

Full specs are..
Q8200 Quad
Asus P5K-E Wifi Premium
500GB Samsung SATA300
4GB Ram
lightscribe 20x DVDRW
Sony Bluray Drive (installed after problem had already appeared)
2 x ATI HD3870's in crossfire config.
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A:Memtest failed, Mobo or Memory Sticks at Fault?

Your board specs say PC2 9600 or DDR2 1200 memory, like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227347
 

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Try doing a Dell restore of the OS
 

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Download CPU-Z (http://www.cpuid.com/download/cpuz_150.zip)
Unrar it, and run the cpu-z program.
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A:Phenom 940 not showing Processor type in Device manager

It's recommended to update the BIOS then install Windows (not the other way around)
Obviously confirm all system drivers are up to date
Or do a Repair on Windows

Microsoft's Windows XP Professional Repair Install step by step
http://www.windowsxpprofessional.windowsreinstall.com/installxpcdrepair/part3.htm

Microsoft's Windows XP Home Repair Install step by step
http://www.windowsxphome.windowsreinstall.com/installxpcdrepair/part3.htm

Vista Repair:
http://www.windowsreinstall.com/winvista/index.htm (index page)
http://vistahomepremium.windowsreinstall.com/repairstartup/repairstartup.htm (guide)

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A:Offline files - Unable to make files of this type

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A:Keyboard works, won't type

Solution

I found the solution. After much deliberation it was simply in the Accessibility Options. For some reason the Filter Keys check box got checked. I have no idea how or why this happened but for anyone that cares, this is the fix.
 

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so tell us exact laptop model
 

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A:HP keyboard stick or no type

cleaning your laptop keyboard: Howto

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Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
 

A:What type of slot are these?

Black = AGP
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OS that you can see is backtrack.
 

A:Toshiba M30 display fault

The Toshiba has a history of trouble with the inverter. Available on eBay for about $20,,, 18 screws later, it will probably work just fine... Retest in SAFE MODE to see if you get any faint images in low resolution on the screen... or connect another monitor to the port in back. If no monitor there, it may be the system board.
 

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if I just find one with the same pins missing?

I know there are P4's that are 478 pin, they have a fsb of 800 though, and my memory is only 667, but i have a feeling that the fsb is one of the factors you cant go past what your motherboard is rated for.

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A:Besides socket type, what else limits cpu upgrade?

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A:Blue Screen - Page Fault in Nonpaged Area

you could have registry issues. more than likely it is power management issues.

but try CCleaner. works great anyway
 

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usually that error is a conflict between windows and the display drivers.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/329293

drivers can be difficult to remove sometimes
 

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Won't it hurts if you try this and that drivers?

Remember, you need to experience it firsthand.

If it is wrong, uninstall it and install the other one.


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hey there... Try this.... if u have more than one chip of RAM, take one out and allow the pc to run on the remaining chip/s. Do this for all the chips. One or more of your chips might be faulty.

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let me know how it goes

Spyder_1386
 

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A:sli. what type of cards should i get. and a quick question

Actually, 2 7950 GT's running in SLI are awesome,You'll pick up some insane speeds and the textures will look phenominal, and the graphical quality will be astounding. Just remember to purchase a more powerful psu and add some fans in the systen becaues they will run extra hot.
 

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A:Finding RAM Type

read this please: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic65114.html
 

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A:Different type of Toshiba Modem Problem

shan said:



I do not find it desirable to take my laptop to the service centre and that too just AFTER ONE MONTH of purchase (since the problem is from beginning!!!).Click to expand...

If its only a month old you have to take it back or else you risk breaking any warrantly.

Regards
 

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I get the good old blue screen when running a video editing software STUDIO 10.7

PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGE AREA

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Can someone please help me with this???

I thank you all in advance. *dmp file is attached*

Adrian
 

A:Blue Page: PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGE AREA

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Your minidump crashes at HSFHWAZL.sys. This is your 56k modem driver.

If you don`t use a 56k modem, uninstall it. If you do use it, check for any updated drivers. See HERE for info.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:What type of Video Card do you have?

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A:Restarting computer, not fault of XP?

Hi

Faulty OS,
Faulty PSU
Faulty Board.

Check the board capacitors for any that look bubbled on the top and rusty marks on them, sure sign they are failing.

Swap out the PSU.

Press F8 after the PC Post screen and before the XP logo and from the menu choose safemode and see if it restarts in that. If it doesn't its definately an OS fault, if it does refer to above.

Remove all devices apart from one stick of memory and the VGA card and the bootable drive, now see if it does it, if it doesnt then one of the items removed may be responsible, if it does refer to above

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Your mobo supports ATA-133 and Serial ATA-150.
 

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Pardon, any type should work. Don't know what's available in the UK, any one brand should do the task. Buffalo is a favorite of mine. I know that is sold worldwide...
 

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abit IC7, 800fsb
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A:What type of ram should i be using?

Which IC7 motherboard is it? IC7-G or IC7-MAX3?
 

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It's under the display adapters tab in Device Manager. BTW, I think u must need codecs right? Try downloading the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack Full from here. Use any of the first three link on that page to download the installer and when u install it, it will bring u to a page with all these check boxes and stuff. Just take some time to scroll down and check every box u can find (except the Morgan mixer or whatever it's called). Then try running ur DVD.
 

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The old one was called an IBM somthing or other, (the label was ripped).

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It is a 2.5" form factor SATA drive using the standard SATA connector.
 

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It could be related to a number of things, such as heat, power loss, too many system resources being used, other system parts bottlenecking or the game being too high a setting or a combination of them.

To check if its PSU/Temp problem:
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-does your fans sound like they're spinning faster than they should?
-have you cleaned out the dust in it with a can/source of compressed air recently?
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Power:
3 things you need to check, and post here: the PSU (open the pc case up, and there should be an info sticker on the side, post everything - rails, amps, watts, model, brand)
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What's your ATI card?

That would be a very good system, just make sure your power supply can power it properly.
 

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A:New burner wont reconize any type of disc

Windows recognized it but is it recognized in the bios? I have had that happen where windows sees it but the bios doesn't.
 

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A:weird blue screen of death (page fault in nonpaged area)

I havent read the minidump but a page fault in nonpage area is almost always related to your pagefile.sys or your ram.
You can delete your pagefile and reboot and windows will make a new one.
And you can download for free and run memtest86 to test your ram, you have to do it one stick at a time.

To see pagefile.sys you need to have Folder Options | View set to ?Show Hidden and System files?, and not to ?Hide Protected mode System files?.
for your pagefile see here:
http://www.aumha.org/win5/a/xpvm.php

Here is more info:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=page+fault+in+non+paged+area&btnG=Google+Search
 

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Thanks.
 

A:How do I find out what type my ram is?

Pc3200 and DDR 400 are one and the same.





but it is only running at 200 Mhz, If my ram is DDR 400 how come it is only running at 200 Mhz instead of 400 Mhz

Thanks.Click to expand...

Because it is DOUBLE DATA RATE (DDR) which means it sends the signal twice so 200mhz X2 = 400mhz
 

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Any ideas? Here's the info I got from the Event Viewer:

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.
The bugcheck was: 0x00000050 (0xbad0b148, 0x00000000, 0x8057e489, 0x00000000).
A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\MEMORY.DMP.

Thanks,
Nader
 

A:Blue Screen of Death Page Fault Error

zip up the last 2-3 minidumps as an attachment for debug analysis.
 

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INACCESIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE


its appear when the windows is loading... is there any problem wid the hard disk or izzit corructed or anething... It same goes when i wanna install a new windows on a new hard disk...

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Izzit possible to make the disk work as normal? It was normal yesterday and today its like this... can some one help???
 

A:My hard disk fault

What is you hardware configuration? and what settings do you have for the hard drives in the bios?
 

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