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Windows wont work out of nowhere!


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roccobladr

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ok so yesterday i was just sitting at my computer and doing the normal listen to itunes and talk on AIM and out of no where my computer freezes. so i thought it was nothing and i reset it and i got an error like :
windows\system32\config\system
and then it goes on to say to do a recovery, like pop in the xp cd and hit "r"...so when i do that i get a blue screen of death error that says "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA" i really have no idea what to do. i reset my BIOS to default and i have no clue what to do. someone please help!
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pleaseee help!! this happens whenever i try to do a recovery or even a new install.
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I think you may want to post this in the appointed section.
Looks like you may have an uninvited guest.
Downloading and messaging... hmmhmmm :tazz:
Wear your latex gloves, get the antibiotica... boil the computer for 15 minutes...
No, joking, but could it be you have a virus?
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yea i guess its possible that its a virus...but the way i used to get rid of viruses was by reformatting...which i cant even do.
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Reseat your memory. If you have more than one stick of ram, pull one out and restart your computer. Eventually test both sticks. This is a possible ram problem.

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i tested both stick of RAM. same stuff happens. i got linux to run on my machine though (without internet working ), so like i looked up all this stuff about how to fix it and its telling me to go into recovery console, but whenever i get to the thing where it tells me to select the OS, i select it and then it brings me to that blue screen. im really getting angry and im starting to consider bringing it to a repair place and letting them rip me off. please dont let it come to that!!
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ugh
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What exactly does this mean that you did?
"i reset my BIOS to default "

Did you clear CMOS?

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Can you get into safe mode?

If you can, run a system restore from there.

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there is an option in BIOS to reset to default settings. so i did that. and when i click safe mode it brings me to the windows/system32/config/system file corrupt error.

im on linux right now and its being really really slow, so maybe it is something to do with memory or something? is there like a website that can do a hardware scan or something or a program compatible with linux or maybe a way to download that windows/system32/config/system file and replace it?
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To do a memory check, download memtest86.
As u have linux u can download the linux binary for it.
Or u could download the Bootable ISO and burn it in linux.
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I just found an Microsoft article on ur issue.
It seems that ur Registry is corrupt. And the symptons are same as yours.
Check it out. Link.
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yea ive read that article. i cant get into recovery console because when i select "windows" to boot on or whatever (after i hit R) it brings me to that blue screen with the page fault error.
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Check out are pinned topic on Blue Screen of Death and there resolution.
It has "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" (Stop 0x00000050) and its solution.
Click Here
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yea ive read that too lol. the thing is, it doesnt say which specific thing is causing the problem on that blue screen. the only thing that i notice that is corrupt is the windows/system32/config/system what other memory can i try switching to see what it is? thats my only guess now is that its some type of memory. ive tried taking a stick of ram out and trying that and then the other. no help with that. what other things can i take out and try/? theres no new hardware that i have installed lately or anything that would make me suspicious. my computer froze and it stopped working out of no where.
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