Microsoft Windows halt error code 12

hi i keep geting this error code with windows 7 can any one explane what it is please

Question Info

Last updated September 10, 2018 Views 6,670 Applies to:

The problem is the firmware / BIOS.  

From: "Firmware Corruption of Memory During Sleep Transitions"


Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 automatically checksum the contents of the lowest 1 MB of physical memory before and after a sleep transition. This checksum process enables Windows to detect memory corruption and report any corruption as an error in the system event log. If memory corruption occurs in the lowest 1 MB of physical memory during a sleep transition, the hardware application layer (HAL) logs event ID 12 in the Event Viewer 


Resolution Steps 

System manufacturers or firmware developers must investigate and resolve corruption across a sleep transition. In many cases, the resolution of the issue requires a more recent BIOS update for the platform.

The resolution has to come in the form of a BIOS update.  If there is no BIOS that doesn't result in the above message, pester the system maker or motherboard manufacturer or BIOS source about the problem.

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