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Continues rebooting I'm using Vista Home Premium on my laptop. My laptop will go to blue screen and prompt me "a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer" It then will prompt me with an error string. Examples; Page_fault_in_nopaged_area, Maximum_wait_objects_exceeded, No_more_IRP_stack_locations, Bad_pool_header, and etc. Everytime it tries to reboot it comes up with a blue screen and a different error. Is there any thing I can do? (BSOD) PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Technical Information: *** STOP: 0X00000050 (0xFFFFFFF8,0x00000000,0x80633576,0x00000000) Beginning dump of physical memory Dumping physical memory to disk: NOTE: I am running XP Pro (SP3) & recently had another issue fixed by a technician (shop) where they replaced my video card with a second hand one. I know for certain that the tech had issues trying to find a suitable driver as those he attempted to download from various sites including driver.com kept throwing up error messages. I don't know what he ended up doing - I left shop after several hours and it took a week to get back, running. The VC he installed is a GF4 MX440 8X 128MB 128BIT DDR. Maybe if I can be directed to the download link for the appropriate driver, i can try again? What do you think?

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When that happens you need to reinstall the operative system.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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    Ginko Mar 09, 2009

    When that happens you need to use a Windows install disk to reinstall the system.The
    system counting and then trying to start in loop times and times again
    is because some of the startup files (typically boot.ini file) had been
    damaged because of the sudden shut down.

    What you need to do is
    locating a Windows setup disk for the version installed, and
    reinstalling the operative system as an upgrade version, so that you do
    not lose your original data.

    To install Windows you need a disk
    for that same version listed on your serial number sticker (eg. XP
    home, Vista Business etc.), located on computer side or at the back.If
    you do not have an installation CD and you are not a very experienced
    user, I suggest either having Windows reinstalled at a local shop for a
    small fee or purchasing a Windows setup CD for your system, see also
    related links below:




    Can I create my own Windows XP Installation CD?


    Windows XP Home Edition installation CD

    How to install or upgrade to Windows XP


    I don't have an installation CD for Windows XP -XP Home costs from $90 to $120.

    If you already have the licence stickers it is better having windows reinstalled at a local shop for about $50.

    For legal reason I cannot give any link to XP download, even for troubleshooting purpose.

    The rest of the solution is listed on my previous comment.

    Some example of Win XP home cost, it will be more expensive if you have XP pro.

    US:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition w/SP2 - 1 user

    UK: Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3, OEM Reinstalling
    windows is the regular way to fix your problem, due to corrupted
    windows startup files. An that is the easiest way to fix the problem.
    That is also what is normally done at alocal repair shop when they
    receive a computer in this state.

    If you really do not want to
    buy a windows setup cd , follow instructions on website below to
    restore the Windows startup files without buying a restore CD

    Follow the procedure below to repair original boot.ini file


    1. Firstly arrange a Bootable Windows XP setup CD.

    2. Boot from bootable Windows XP setup CD and press R to enter recovery console which allows to restore the corrupted boot.ini file to original.

    3. Now enter your administrative username and password, when you get the command prompt type the following command “bootcfg /rebuild” (without double quotes) and press Enter.

    4. Bootcfg utility on the Windows XP setup
      CD will scan your drives for any Windows XP installations and then
      display the results which you can select to repair the corresponding
      boot.ini file.

    5. The first prompt asks to Add installation to boot list? (Yes/No/All). typeY” (without double quotes) and press enter.

    6. The next prompt asks to Enter Load Identifier ” This is nothing but the name of the operation system which appears at the time of Booting ” :type Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Home Edition or simply Windows XP and press Enter.

    7. Now it will ask to Enter OS Load options: type /Fastdetect and press Enter.

    8. Take the Windows XP bootable CD out from the tray and Type exit and then press Enter to restart your PC.
    :

    from Repair Windows XP | Windows does not boot


    Above I gave you all possible solutions, if you cannot do the repair
    by yourself, then the best thing to do is going to a local repair shop.
    The system reinstall is a simple repair, and usually is done for a not-too-high fee.


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So many computer face this blue screen fetal errors on windows.

This error comes usually when there is problem in software or driver compatibility issue with hardware or operating system.
Also this error comes when there is bed indexing unit in hard drive.
You can solve this errors with following 2 methods.
(1)When you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode.
Then if you are able to enter in safe mode then uninstall driver or software which you installed recently and face this error.
(2)If you are not able to enter in safe mode Then you need to fix error on hard drive.For that you need windows disk or recovery disk.
Boot your computer with that disk
For that when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 "del" key to enter in bios.
Then go to boot menu and set frist boot device as your cd or dvd rom.
Then save settings and exit bios.
Insert windows disk in cd /dvd rom.
Then it boot with that disk.Then you get this message "Press any key to boot from cd.."
Then press any key.
Then follow the procedure then enter in recovery console mode then type in prompt "chkdsk /r"
Then type "y"
Then it fix error on hard drive.
Then check if again you are not able to enter in windows then boot again and this time choose "R" option for repair previous windwos " then it repairs old windows then it loads again old windows.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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OK it is going to be difficult to solve this one with so many different errors. Given that this is windows Vista it is probably a bad driver. Possibly the graphics card driver. Also vista is quite punishing on hard disks so we'll start there.
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