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BSOD on Vista when accessing network shares.

Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Hi, I am running Windows Vista Ultimate edition on a fairly new ASUS W7J laptop (the laptop came with Vista Home Premium) and I am getting several BSOD restarts every week. 95% of the time I get the BSOD is when I am accessing a mapped network drive, or just accessing files on a server through windows explorer using UNC. The other 5% of the time it will just happen at random times. The BSOD message does not help me much.. it just says the usual thing about "if you have recently updated driver then unistall it..." I know when a BSOD occurs, log files get stored somewhere which are meant to helpful in troublshooting the problem? Where are these log files stored, and once located, are they in a format that I could understand, or is other software required to read them? Also thought I might mention, I don't log onto the domain, I log onto the laptop itself, and just access the network shares with my domain credentials. Thinking this might be causing the problem (ya never know with Vista) I tried logging out and logging into the domain... immediately got BSOD. Thanks in advance.
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Is there a stop errorcode on the BSOD?


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*** STOP: 0x0000007F (0x00000008, 0x8014B000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
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I ran the memory test through 5 passes and each test came out OK. I haven't pulled a laptop apart before, so will have to look into how to do that. Thanks for the response.

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