Windows 7 won't boot Stop 0x000000F4
Posted on 2014-03-08
I have a Dell Inspiron N5050 running Windows 7 Home Premium that won't boot up at all, including all safe modes, last known good etc...
I just get the blue screen Stop: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8006ED8330, 0xFFFFFA8006ED8610, 0xFFFFF8000031947B0)
I've booted to Startup repair both from the laptop and from a disc but "startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically" -
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Siganture 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Siganture 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Siganture 03: unknown
Problem Siganture 04:90
Problem Siganture 05:AutoFailover
Problem Siganture 06:1
Problem Siganture 07:0xf4
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033
I've tried various system restore points both recent and back a few weeks but just get the same blue screen after restart.
I've also tried chkdsk & sfc but no help there either.
I've copied the Memory.dmp file but it's too big to upload here, 257mb. It just says Critical_Object_Termination but no causes or caused by driver.
I'd like to try a repair install but as far as i know i need to boot to windows first to do this? is there any other way?
I've also ran the Dell Hardware Diagnostic utility and it says all is fine but also ran Memtest on both RAM chips individually over 2 nights & WD Lifeguard on the HDD just in case but all clear.
Anyway, i'm running out of ideas here so any help or suggestions are much appreciated....