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BSOD 0x000000F4

Posted on 2013-06-03
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Hello Experts,

I am a system admin with an issue that is been going on for about a week now. We began to receive BSOD on or window system. When I check the .dmp it points to hardware, but there was no change across several data center in different states. I tried re setting cables, adjusting HAVAC temp, and rolled back updates. Everything points to hardware, but I check two system personally, and it is still odd that it is happening across data centers.

attached is a screenshot from one of our kvm's

thanks
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by:bigeven2002
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Hello,

I did some quick searching and came across a couple things.  Does the server have any SSD drives?  If so, there might be a firmware update.  In the server, the CMOS battery might be bad, or might need to be reseated.

The pages below may also be of help:

http://mikemstech.blogspot.com/2011/12/troubleshooting-0xf4.html
http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/how-to-fix-stop0x000000f4-blue-screen-error-in-windows/
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by:Seth Simmons
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a stop F4 is CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION
did you identify the process in the dump file?
when this happens again, did you look at each dump file and see if it's the same process each time?
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by:karephre
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Hello,

Bigeven2002 no SSD on the 2008 server. I will have the guys check the CMOS battery.

Seth2740 we did identify the same error and ever forum I was on is pointing to hardware. This issue just start ruffly a week ago across several DC's.
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by:Seth Simmons
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what changed a week ago?
if this started affecting several domain controllers all about the same time i would point the finger at an update that was installed
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by:nobus
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look also for bios updates - they can help for system stability
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Hello,
We ended up migrating the server to new hardware.

v/r
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by:nobus
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after 3 months ?  pretty late, but i'm glad you solved this problem
don't forget to close this, if no more help is needed
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by:karephre
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We ended up installing new hardware.
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