Windows 7 Blue Screen Error-- Stop 0x8E

I have the this problem today. I'm using the Windows 7 32bit. 
It happened when I was playing Red Alert 2 game(yesterday). And it just hang at there. after about 1 minute it appear a blue screen and it write kernel_data_inpage_error. 
And today when my sister is using the computer to play the facebook game the blue screen appear as well.
Is there any solution?? 
I want to upload the dump file. But when I trying to select the file is said "You don't have the permission to open this file. Contact the file owner or an administrator to obtain permission. "

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Last updated May 2, 2019 Views 6,530 Applies to:


Be sure to check with the game maker's support and ask in their forums for any known issues.

Results verified by WinDBG, DumpCHK, and BlueScreenView.

The Bug_Check were 8E (0x1000008E) CAUSE mv91xx.sys Marvell Magni SCSI MiniPort drivers.
Update the Marvell Drivers at ASUStek and check with Marvell for even newer ones. BIOS, low level
chipset drivers, AVG, and the other SATA and RAID drivers.

BugCheck 1000008E, {80000003, 8b466d57, 8d7beae8, 0}
Probably caused by : mv91xx.sys ( mv91xx+2bd57 )
IMAGE_NAME:  mv91xx.sys
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  0x8E_mv91xx+2bd57
BUCKET_ID:  0x8E_mv91xx+2bd57

Image name: mv91xx.sys
    Timestamp:        Thu Dec 24 22:44:19 2009 (4B345F43)

BiosReleaseDate = 07/30/2010  <- chipset drivers are also probably this old or older.
BaseBoardManufacturer = ASUSTeK Computer INC.
BaseBoardProduct = SABERTOOTH X58

1. Update these :

ASUStek - Sabertooth X58 - update BIOS and other available drivers - (Marvell, Intel, and Jmicron
are under SATA).

ASUStek Support

ASUStek Forums

ASUStek Drivers

Marvell - there may be no newer versions available at Marvell depending on whether they release
drivers for the SATA controller independent of the OEM (ASUStek in this case).


2. To update the drivers from the major device makers run DriverView in the next message - set it
to VIEW - Hide Microsoft drivers and update those without Dump in their name.


3. AVG has been causing a lot of issues lately and though it probably is not the root cause of this issue
it often aggravates similiar issues. I would uninstall it and run the AVG Removal Tool to be sure no
remnants are left behind which can also cause strange issues. See the next message for replacements
to use while testing, even better permanently.


4. Use the methods in the troubleshooters below.


Check this thread for information using BlueScreenView, MyEventViewer and other methods
to troubleshoot BlueScreens - top 3 replies (+1 other).


BCCode: 8E  0x0000008E is same as 0x1000008E

Two primary causes of these blue screen are video drivers and BIOS - Check with System Maker's
Site for Display Adapter (Video) and BIOS and then Device Maker's site for latest Video. It can be
other drivers so check while there. Turn OFF auto-driver installation as those are older and if
Windows Updates suggests a driver just HIDE it. Antivirus is another possibility.

See Generic Driver Update Methods and check running Driver Verifier in the next

BCCode: 8E  0x0000008E is same as 0x1000008E


The KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED bug check is a very common bug check. To interpret it, you must identify which exception was generated.

Common exception codes include the following:

  • 0x80000002: STATUS_DATATYPE_MISALIGNMENT indicates that an unaligned data reference was encountered.

  • 0x80000003: STATUS_BREAKPOINT indicates that a breakpoint or ASSERT was encountered when no kernel debugger was attached to the system.

  • 0xC0000005: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION indicates that a memory access violation occurred.

Resolving the Problem

If you are not equipped to debug this problem, you should use some basic troubleshooting techniques:

Make sure you have enough disk space.

  • If a driver is identified in the bug check message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver updates.
  • Try changing video adapters.
  • Check with your hardware vendor for any BIOS updates.
  • Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.

If you plan to debug this problem, you might find it difficult to obtain a stack trace. Parameter 2 (the exception address) should identify the driver or function that caused this problem.

If you do not know the specific cause of the exception, consider the following items:

  • Hardware incompatibility. Make sure that any new hardware installed is listed in the Microsoft Windows Marketplace Tested Products List.
  • Faulty device driver or system service. A faulty device driver or system service might be responsible for this error. Hardware issues, such as BIOS incompatibilities, memory conflicts, and IRQ conflicts can also generate this error.

If the bug check message lists a driver by name , disable or remove that driver. Also, disable or remove any drivers or services that were recently added. If the error occurs during the startup sequence and the system partition is formatted with NTFS file system, you might be able to use Safe Mode to rename or delete the faulty driver. If the driver is used as part of the system startup process in Safe Mode, you have to start the computer by using the Recovery Console to access the file.

If the problem is associated with Win32k.sys, the source of the error might be a third-party remote control program. If such software is installed, you can remove the service by starting the system by using the Recovery Console and then deleting the offending system service file.

Check the System Log in Event Viewer for additional error messages that might help identify the device or driver that is causing bug check 0x1E. You can disable memory caching of the BIOS to try to resolve the error. You should also run hardware diagnostics, especially the memory scanner, that the system manufacturer supplies. For more information about these procedures, see the owner's manual for your computer.

The error that generates this message can occur after the first restart during Windows Setup, or after Setup is finished. A possible cause of the error is lack of disk space for installation and system BIOS incompatibilities. For problems during Windows installation that are associated with lack of disk space, reduce the number of files on the target hard disk drive. Check for and delete any temporary files that you do not have to have, Internet cache files, application backup files, and.chkfiles that contain saved file fragments from disk scans. You can also use another hard disk drive with more free space for the installation.

You can resolve BIOS problems by upgrading the system BIOS version

BCCode: 8E  0x0000008E is same as 0x1000008E  <-- read this link*1151.html?order=date


Look in the Event Viewer to see if anything is reported about those.

MyEventViewer - Free - a simple alternative to the standard event viewer of Windows.
TIP - Options - Advanced Filter allows you to see a time frame instead of the whole file.


Also do this so you can see the likely bluescreens.

Windows Vista automatically restarts if your PC encounters an error that causes it to crash.


Here are some methods to possibly fix the blue screen issue. If you could give the Blue Screen
info that would help. Such as the BCC and the other 4 entries on the lower left. And any other
error information such as STOP codes and info such as IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL or PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA and similar messages.

As examples :

BCCode: 116
BCP1: 87BC9510
BCP2: 8C013D80
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000002

or in this format :

Stop: 0x00000000 (oxoooooooo oxoooooooo oxooooooooo oxoooooooo)
tcpip.sys - Address 0x00000000 base at 0x000000000 DateStamp 0x000000000

This is an excellent tool for posting Blue Screen Error Information

BlueScreenView scans all your minidump files created during 'blue screen of death'
crashes, and displays the information about all crashes in one table - Free

Many BlueScreens are caused by old or corrupted drivers, especially video drivers however
there are other causes.

You can do these in Safe Mode if needed or from Command Prompt from Vista DVD or
Recovery Options if your system has that installed by the maker.

How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7

You can try a System Restore back to a point before the problem started if there is one.

How to Do a System Restore in Windows 7


Start - type this in Search Box ->  COMMAND   find at top and RIGHT CLICK  -  RUN AS ADMIN

Enter this at the prompt - sfc /scannow

How to Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker

How to analyze the log file entries that the Microsoft Windows Resource Checker (SFC.exe) program
generates in Windows Vista cbs.log (and Windows 7)

The log might give you the answer if there was a corrupted driver. (Does not tell all the possible
driver issues).

Also run CheckDisk so we can rule out corruption as much as possible.

How to Run Check Disk at Startup in Windows 7


Often updating drivers will help, usually Video, Sound, Network Card  (NIC), WiFi, 3rd party
keyboard and mouse, as well as other major device drivers.

Manually look at manufacturer's sites for drivers - and Device Maker's sites.

Installing and updating drivers in 7

How To Disable Automatic Driver Installation In Windows Vista - Drivers


How to fix BlueScreen (STOP) errors that cause Windows Vista to shut down or restart

Troubleshooting Vista Blue Screen, STOP Errors (and Windows 7)

Understanding and Decoding BSOD (blue screen of death) Messages

Windows - Troubleshooting Blue Screen Errors


In some cases this might be required.

StartUp Repair from Recovery Options or Windows 7 disk

How to Run a Startup Repair in Windows 7

How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7

How to Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc

How to Do a Repair Install to Fix Windows 7

Hope this helps.

Rob Brown - Microsoft MVP <- profile - Windows Expert - Consumer : Bicycle - Mark Twain said it right.

Rob Brown - Microsoft MVP - Windows and Devices for IT 2010 - current
Windows Insider MVP 2016 - current

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