Windows error 0x0000007E, 126

Detailed Error Information

MOD_NOT_FOUND[1]

MessageThe specified module could not be found.
Declared inwinerror.h

This appears to be a raw Win32 error. More information may be available in error 0x8007007E.

SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED[2]

This is a Blue Screen of Death stop code. More information is available in the Knowledge Base article Bug Check 0x7E: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED.

HRESULT analysis[3]

This is probably not the correct interpretation of this error. The Win32 error above is more likely to indicate the actual problem.
FlagsSeveritySuccess

This code indicates success, rather than an error. This may not be the correct interpretation of this code, or possibly the program is handling errors incorrectly.

Reserved (R)false
OriginMicrosoft
NTSTATUSfalse
Reserved (X)false
FacilityCode0 (0x000)
NameFACILITY_NULL[3][1]
DescriptionThe default facility code.[3][1]
Error Code126 (0x007e)

Questions

8votes
3answers

Why do I have to cast enums to int in C#?

This is my code: internal enum WindowsMessagesFlags { WM_EXITSIZEMOVE = 0x00000232, WM_DISPLAYCHANGE = 0x0000007e, WM_MOVING = 0x00000216, } protected override void WndProc(ref Message m) { switch(m.Msg) { case (int)WindowsMessagesFlags.WM_DISPLAYCHANGE: FixWindowSnapping(); break; case (int)WindowsMessagesFlags.WM_EXITSIZEMOVE: SaveWindowProperties(); break; case (int)WindowsMessagesFlags.WM_MOVING: KeepProperLocation(ref m); break; } } Is there anyway to prevent the casting? read more
c#
enums
casting
int
4votes
2answers

Windows 7 BSOD, safe mode working,

I need help getting my dualboot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 to work, and since I'm not to experienced with computers I've been pretty dumb. Here's what I've done, quite shortend though: * First removed a Ubuntu 10.04 partion, and replaced bootloader using EasyBCD * Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on [...] read more
windows-7
drivers
bsod
ubuntu-12.04
4votes
3answers

how to get memory dump after blue screen

I'm getting a lovely BSOD on bootup (STOP: 0x0000007E) from a driver I'm writing, and would like to load up the memory dump for analysis. However, it's not getting dumped anywhere. Everything is setup correctly in the Startup and Recovery settings, but I get no dump file, and nothing in [...] read more
windows
device-driver
bsod
4votes
1answer

Why don't you get full stack traces when enabling the user mode stack trace?

I'm troubleshooting some memory fragmentation problems and I've been trying to figure out why things are being allocated and who's ultimately doing the allocation. So I enabled usermode stack traces for the process (+UST flag in gflags) and got a dump. When I analyze the dump and use the !heap [...] read more
debugging
windbg
gflags
3votes
1answer

Avoiding BadImageFormatException when there is unmanaged code

I have a web service that throws a BadImageFormatException any time I try to run the service from Visual Studio. This answer to another question suggested running peverify against DLLs to see if there are any problems. While my web service's DLL is fine, the web service depends on an [...] read more
.net
unmanaged
ilmerge
badimageformatexception
peverify
3votes
2answers

Random servers in Citrix farm suddenly bluescreens (mostly 0x0000008e and 0x0000007e)

I'm responsible for a Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 farm. Starting Friday 30. November, my servers started to crash randomly. So far we've experienced 80 crashes, so it's obviously becoming an increasingly big problem for us. I have 12+ years experience with IT, so I know the difference between 0 and [...] read more
windows-server-2003
vmware-esx
vmware-vsphere
citrix
bsod
2votes
0answers

Windows Kernel Driver - Memory Access Exception

I am trying to understand drivers better and have built a very basic one from scratch. #include <ntddk.h> VOID onUnload(IN PDRIVER_OBJECT pDriver_Object) { DbgPrint("Unloading Driver\n"); } NTSTATUS DriverEntry(IN PDRIVER_OBJECT pDriver_Object, IN PUNICODE_STRING regPath) { DbgPrint("Driver Loaded"); (*pDriver_Object).DriverUnload = onUnload; return(STATUS_SUCCESS); } I am installing it on a Windows 7 x64 [...] read more
windbg
windows-kernel
kmdf
2votes
1answer

DWARF - How to find the prologue end/epilogue start addresses of functions in a given binary?

I have an ARM binary of which I need to find exactly at which addresses its function's prologues end and the epilogues begin. In other words, I need the boundaries of the function bodies. For instance, if I have a function whose assembly is something like: 0x00000320 <+0>: push {r7, [...] read more
c
assembly
objdump
dwarf
readelf
2votes
1answer

MS's Apr 10 update sends Server 2008 R2 to recovery mode

Just applied the April 10, 2018 MS patches to a pair of Windows 2008 R2 servers running under VMWare Workstation 7.1.6 build-744570. Host is a Dell Precision 4800, 32GB, i74800MQ CPU with Win7 pro. Both server instances bluescreen when starting: "STOP: 0x0000007E" then reboot into the recovery console. Link to [...] read more
windows-server-2008-r2
windows-update
server-crashes
1vote
0answers

AMD Catalyst 13.9 installation failure

Earlier today I installed Windows 8.1, and when I wanted to go into Catalyst Control Center, I noticed some odd error of CCC not being able to display options. I then figured I needed a driver update, so I downloaded the latest drivers, version 13.9, and tried to install them. [...] read more
windows-8.1
drivers
1vote
1answer

I get "STOP: 0x0000007E" BSOD every time I start windows

2 days ago I bought a new computer and after installation of Windows and motherboard drivers I get a BSOD every time I start windows normally. The motherboard is MSI z97 gaming 3. I have tried reinstalling Windows and the drivers a couple of times, searching for the BSOD code [...] read more
windows-7
bsod
1vote
0answers

Windows XP INSTALL BSOD

Recently I got a virus on my computer that completely wiped the hdd. I am trying to install windows xp to this: DV7-636bus laptop from HP, and I get the following BSOD: A problem...............and Then Select Safe Mode. Technical Information: ***STOP: 0x0000007E (0xC0000005,0xF73B9D66,0xF78D1EA0,0xF78D1B9C) acpi.sys - Address F72B9D66 base at F73AE000, [...] read more
windows
windows-xp
windows-installation
1vote
1answer

Tracking down a driver file that is causing BSOD

I am trying to track down a BSOD that presents itself on a Win7 64 bit machine that happens right as soon as the Windows icon appears. it happens during Safe Mode as well. The last driver that loads is classpnp.sys. 1.) Does that mean that the driver that is [...] read more
windows-7
bsod
1vote
4answers

Bluescreen IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and no safe mode, either

The computer crashed, and upon reboot, gets a blue screen of death. It shuts off immediately so there's no time to read it. Time to get the camera. Looking at bootup frame by frame, I find the blue screen IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL message. Under "techincal information" there is no information, just empty [...] read more
windows-xp
bsod
1vote
1answer

Windows 7 BSoD + Restart when plugging and unplugging flash drive

I have a Gumstix Overo Fire COM that I have loaded with a basic linux kernel and mass storage drivers. The device is then connected to a host machine, to which it appears as a common USB storage device. It is then set up to repeatedly insert and remove its [...] read more
windows-7
linux
usb
usb-storage
1vote
0answers

Win 7: After Acer Recovery, goes back to Start-up Repair Loop

I could really use some help with this. I've tried everything I can think of, have scoured the net for solutions and trouble-shooting ideas. The post is long but I want to give a clear picture of what has been done. Acer Aspire 1810T (Timeline) Win 7 Home Premium, 64-bit [...] read more
windows-7
boot
bsod
reinstall
1vote
3answers

Why can't I register any DLLs

I run: regsvr32 somefile.dll There is a long delay (approx. 1 minute) and then a warning dialog pops up that says: LoadLibrary("somefile.dll") failed. GetLastError returns 0x0000007e. The DLL is in my current directory. I have tried multiple DLLs and they all give me the same error. read more
windows-xp
dll
1vote
2answers

Windows Vista BSOD on my desktop

My desktop is on the fritz; it keeps going to blue screen with the stop message of 0x0000007E immediately after the Vista loading bar, right before transitioning to the login screen. My desktop runs on a dual-core 32-bit processor with Windows Vista Home(?) installed, 3GB RAM as two separate modules [...] read more
windows-vista
crash
bsod
1vote
1answer

Windows 7 64-bit. Fresh install on fresh PC fails with BSOD

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windows-7
troubleshooting
installation
bsod
1vote
0answers

Reatogo (~ BartPE) SATA BSOD: Either 0x0000007B or 0x0000007E

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windows
sata
bsod
bartpe
1vote
1answer

Unity application for Windows Phone crashes

I have written very simple application in Unity for Windows Phone. Aquarium background, bubbles (particle system) and fishes moving from left to right and right to left. I published app to Windows Phone Store for free and in reports there are many crashes. Stack trace which can I export: App: [...] read more
c#
unity3d
windows-phone
1vote
1answer

Decoding Stack Trace error

I am looking at the crash history and the following appears. Is there a way to identify what is the error or how to resolve? Is there any place where it identifies the error codes? Exception Type: system.exception > Frame Image Function Offset 0 windows_ni Windows.Phone.Speech.Recognition.SpeechRecognizer..ctor 0x00000001 1 carparkcommon_ni GetMeALot.Helpers.Speech.Initialize [...] read more
windows-phone-8
1vote
0answers

Malformed call to ChangeDisplaySettings() causing BSOD on Windows 7

The following program causes a BSOD on my fully patched Windows 7 machine and a Windows 7 machine of a colleague - the systems are very different configurations so I don't think it's a driver issue. It seems that something just can't handle a request for a display mode that [...] read more
windows
winapi
crash
bsod
1vote
1answer

regsvr32 fails with GetLastError returns 0x0000007e

I'm trying to register a delphi-made library (with dependencies). On first try, regsvr32 failed saying it could not find the specified module, for which I found answer and copied all dependencies into the same directory my dll resides. But now, regsvr32 fails with the message GetLastError returned 0x0000007e., and I [...] read more
delphi
regsvr32
1vote
3answers

XP Boot Failure BSOD Stop 7E

I have a laptop that will not boot. Sony Laptop windows XP media center edition. It blue screens with: Technical information: STOP: 0x0000007E (0xC0000005,0x000040D8,0xF79E5548,0xF79E5244) No listing as to which driver caused the BSOD. I have run spinrite level 2 on the drive no errors. I have run chkdsk /P from [...] read more
windows-xp
0votes
0answers

Dell laptop Win10 crashes with VMware

I have a Dell XPS13 9360 running Windows 10 (8GB RAM, 256GB of memory). I installed VMware Workstation and I use it to virtualize Ubuntu for studying purposes. I set up the VM with 4GB of RAM and 60GB for HD. I've run it for a couple of months last [...] read more
windows-10
crash
vmware
vmware-workstation
0votes
1answer

During installation: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. status: 0xc0000001

I have got a problem that I have been trying to solve for about a week. On my ASUS X540SA which originally had Windows 10 installed, I had Kali Linux installed. After some time I wanted Windows 7, so I downloaded an iso image and created a bootable USB drive. [...] read more
windows-7
boot
bsod
windows-installation
0votes
0answers

Cannot update to Windows 10 on HP 15-f014wm

I'm trying to update to Windows 10 on my 15-f014wm laptop. I'm using the "Windows10Upgrader9194.exe" (which updated itself, so the presumably version number at the end may be wrong) thing to update, but after trying to update, it restarts, shows me a window saying that Windows 10 couldn't be installed, [...] read more
windows
windows-update
windows-10-upgrade
0votes
1answer

BSOD in Windows when sharing Firefox profile across partitions

I've a grub-run dual-boot (Ubuntu 16.04 & Windows 7) with a third, 25GB, NTFS partition shared between the two. I'm attempting to use the same Firefox profile with Ubuntu and Windows, located on the shared partition (so all the addons, favorites, etc. will be kept). It works fine for Ubuntu, [...] read more
windows-7
windows
firefox
bsod
0votes
1answer

Dell OptiPlex 7010 random BSOD 0x7E

We bought a batch of 80 of these computers. We're experiencing this problem on 6 of them right now, but that number keeps growing. The BSOD error code is 0x0000007E, which is a driver problem. I suspect it's the Intel USB 3 driver causing it, but no driver file is [...] read more
windows-7
usb
memory
drivers
bsod
0votes
1answer

Windows XP 32-bit page fault (other OSes unaffected)

The cause of this is unknown, as I performed a proper shutdown at the last time before this has occurred. I have attempted to boot into Safe Mode and twice used the Last known good configuration option. At the BSoD, it gives 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0x80631072, 0xB677C778) for a third technical [...] read more
windows-xp
bsod
paging
0votes
2answers

Windows 7 Freezing and crashing

Ok. So when windows 10 came out I upgraded. I started getting problems left and right, then about 2 months ago I started getting freeze crashes and BSOD. So with errors coming out of my ears I got myself a new hard drive (so I could keep 10 for when [...] read more
windows-7
freeze
crash
bsod
0votes
1answer

Windows 10 Upgrade Breaks access to Home Network Printers

I have just upgraded from WinPro 7 to WinPro 10. Our home network printers are connected to a WinPro 7 machine. As soon as I upgraded I lost access to the home network printers. I deleted them and tried to rediscover them but no joy. I've tried reinstalling the printer [...] read more
windows-10-upgrade
network-printer
0votes
0answers

Getting a blue screen error even when I try to clean install windows 7

Every time I try to install Windows 7, I always get a blue screen error 0x0000007E. http://picpaste.com/pics/a73a85f11d82c9b9ad4191a4bb131f00.1442408384.jpg [https://i.stack.imgur.com/u8tuf.jpg] Note that this error still occurs even after I format my hard drive and reinstall windows. This error has something to do with the wd.sys driver read more
windows-7
0votes
1answer

Windows Keeps crashing after boot

My math teacher gave me an old Windows XP computer a few years back and last year, There was a power surge in my home and the motherboard was just completely fried. I took the hard drive out. Today, I found a different computer and put my hard disk in [...] read more
windows-xp
hard-drive
bsod
0votes
1answer

desktop crashing/BSOD/overheating

On sunday night while having a nap I came back to PC to find it blank. Everything still on, but no response. So power cycled, then BSOD after it loads the first red dot in Windows 7. 0x0000007E I decide to leave it over night, and next morning it boots. [...] read more
crash
bsod
desktop-computer
0votes
5answers

Blue screen error 0x0000007E,caused by ntkrnlmp.exe

My note book config is, vista home premium, dell studio 1537, 64bit processor, 6GB ram.. I am facing blue screen error with stop message of : 0x0000007E for two days.it happens from i try to download image from my e-mail. after long googling i tried to debug the minidumb files.. [...] read more
laptop
bsod
0votes
1answer

Windows will not load - Conflict between Windows repair and Raid 1 array/driver?

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windows-xp
bsod
raid-1
repair-install
0votes
3answers

Windows 7 BSOD on boot after windows update

After Windows updates today, I restarted my desktop (for the first time in a couple weeks), and on boot up ran into a BSOD: STOP: 0x0000007E (0xFFFFFFFFC0000005, 0xFFFFF8000355AB5A, 0xFFFFF880031CB3A8, 0xFFFFF880031CAC10) I tried system restore, but there was only 1 restore point which was from all the way back in January. [...] read more
windows-7
bsod
0votes
1answer

BSOD when using Visual Studio 2008

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bsod
visual-studio-2008
0votes
0answers

vs code : system crash with BSOD error

have vs code 1.22.2 version on my windows pc. when working on javascript code, it crashes the machine with BSOD error...Blue screen appears on monitor with below technical info Technical info: *** STOP: 0X0000007E * mfeavfk.sys - Adress <> have ms sql and beautify plug ins installed... read more
visual-studio-code
bsod
0votes
0answers

Setup.exe - getting error "Bad Image" 0xc0000022

We are getting an "Bad Image" error (error code : 0xc0000022) while running a product setup on users machine. We are performing a custom action using a DLL which is failing with error code 0x0000007e as per the debug logs; which is synonymous with "The specified module could not be [...] read more
.net
visual-c++
installshield
0votes
1answer

Driver is unable to get I/O DMA Adapter

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windows-10
driver
wdk
windows-kernel
0votes
1answer

BSOD in 64 bits environment when one driver access another driver memory

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64bit
driver
0votes
0answers

Error Upgrading Windows Server 2012 R2 to 2016 Failure: 0x8007042B - 0x4000D

I am trying to upgrade my Windows 2012 R2 Server to 2016 and The upgrade fails over and over again with the below error. It seems to timeout at 82% complete each time. I tried a clean boot, Scan SFC, Turned of Virus and Malware Bytes, delete Software Download folder [...] read more
windows-server-2016
0votes
1answer

group policy service pack 3 BSOD

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bsod
windows-xp
-1votes
1answer

blue screen error upon external disk connection

In Windows 7 enterprise edition, When I connect my 1 TB external disk, famous blue screen error comes up and my computer restarts immediately. I want to fix my external hard disk. What is your suggestion? I don't have any problem with this external hard disk in Ubuntu. I want [...] read more
external-hard-drive
bsod
-1votes
2answers

My PC crashed, and on the bugcheck it crashed again

My PC crashed today. In looking at the event log, all it said was, "The previous system shutdown at 12:35:13 PM on 7/18/2012 was unexpected." So then it crashed again during the bugcheck, which gave a little more information: Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting Date: 7/18/2012 12:40:04 PM Event ID: [...] read more
windows-7
crash
dump
-2votes
1answer

ASUS X553M laptop with DOS pre-installed: how to install windows xp?

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windows-xp
laptop

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  1. winerror.h from Windows SDK 10.0.14393.0
  2. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/debugger/bug-check-code-reference2
  3. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc231198.aspx

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