Blue Screen error: STOP: 0X0000007E (0XC0000005, 0XBA278184, 0XBAD1AD44, 0XBAD1AA40)

Original title: anyone help me with this error '*** STOP: 0X0000007E (0XC0000005, 0XBA278184, 0XBAD1AD44, 0XBAD1AA40)


re installed windowsXPsp3 and windows starts to boot (about 5 seconds) and then restarts with blue screen with this error  '*** STOP: 0X0000007E (0XC0000005, 0XBA278184, 0XBAD1AD44, 0XBAD1AA40)'    any help as to how to resolve.  Have done chkdsk /r and no better.


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Last updated July 16, 2019 Views 10,301 Applies to:




I would suggest you to refer to the following articles and check if it helps to resolve the issue.


 Method 1: “Error message after you upgrade a computer that uses a processor other than an Intel processor to Windows XP Service Pack 2 or to Windows XP Service Pack 3: "STOP: 0x0000007E":

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Method 2: How to troubleshoot a "Stop error code 0x0000007E (SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED)" error in Windows XP:

Disclaimer for BIOS UpdateModifying BIOS/complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) settings incorrectly can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from booting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the configuring of BIOS/CMOS settings can be solved. Modifications of the settings are at your own risk.

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