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BSOD bad_pool_header

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September 27, 2012 4:59:32 PM

Hi,
I am having a problem with a Dell Vostro 1510 laptop. It is crashing with the bad_pool_header BSOD.

error codes:
x(however many zero's)19
x(however many zero's)20
x87F75380
x87F75430
x1AV60013

I already ran memtestx86 for a few passes and didn't find any errors..

Any ideas?

Thanks

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September 27, 2012 7:08:42 PM

it seems that I can trigger the BSOD when ever I initialize Speedfan as well
a b D Laptop
September 27, 2012 8:39:39 PM

It's either memory or a driver.
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September 28, 2012 12:06:39 AM

Ok, well then I'm guessing that it must be a driver, seeing that the memory should be fine. I've put the files in a zip folder in dropbox and added the link below in case anybody wants to take a gander at them

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/61655195/dumps.zip
a b D Laptop
September 28, 2012 12:11:43 AM

Did you test memory one stick at a time for at least 3 complete cycles? Then repeat with all sticks installed? If not then you didn't really test it.
October 3, 2012 5:05:21 PM

ex_bubblehead said:
Did you test memory one stick at a time for at least 3 complete cycles? Then repeat with all sticks installed? If not then you didn't really test it.


Sorry for the delay...its definitely not the memory....there are two RAM cards...I've tested each one individually for a minimum of at 10 passes, as well as 10 passes with both cards at the same time...no errors whatsoever.
a b D Laptop
October 3, 2012 5:55:17 PM

stevenvw said:
Sorry for the delay...its definitely not the memory....there are two RAM cards...I've tested each one individually for a minimum of at 10 passes, as well as 10 passes with both cards at the same time...no errors whatsoever.


OK, it's not memory. Has to be a driver.


Quote:
it seems that I can trigger the BSOD when ever I initialize Speedfan as well


Start here ^

Remove Speedfan and any other superfluous drivers.
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