Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


:( BSOD Every time I shut down - SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Win 8 Pro

    :( BSOD Every time I shut down - SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED


    Hi all. I just upgraded Win7 to Win8 the other day. Each time I try to shut down my PC, I see the new frowny face BSOD for a spilt second, then my PC reboots (instead of shutting down).

    I changed some setting to avoid the auto reboot and ensure a dump file was being created. Now, the BSOD appears until I press my power button.

    I've attached the zip file created by the SF utility I found on this forum.

    Any help you can offer would be great appreciated.

    -- Lance

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Fairfield County, CT
    Posts : 348
    Windows 7 SP1


    Welcome
    The cause of your problem is a driver.
    applecharger.sys.
    Update driver or uninstall software if possible.
    This is a driver that appeared several times since the inception of 8.
    This is all I know about the driver
    Applecharger.sys | what is Applecharger.sys file?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Win 8 Pro


    Okay. I got rid of all Apple products, but now I have a new problem. My metro (Start) screen locks up. The live tiles no longer update/animate, and I can hardly use the PC. If I get into the desktop, I can run whatever apps can run within that shell. Any Win 8 apps simply don't start. I can access the Start screen using the windows button on my keyboard and it will run for a few seconds, and then it locks up again. I'm thinking Win8 is a lemon.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Posts : 197
    Win 8 Enterprise RTM


    Windows 8 is not a lemon, but you gpu might be bust. Update your display drivers.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

:( BSOD Every time I shut down - SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
Related Threads
Solved Bsod system_thread_exception_not_handled in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
So this problem has just creeped up in the past couple days, and I'm not too sure what program or driver is causing the issue. WhoCrashed points to wdf01000.sys, but there's likely some other cause. Can you help?
Solved BSOD system_thread_exception_not_handled in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hi, I recently got a laptop, and i kept getting BSODs all the time, so i did all windows updates, installed SlimDriver and updated all driver as well. But i still run into BSOD when watching youtube mostly. Here's the sfdebug file 54186 thank you for reading
BSOD system_thread_exception_not_handled in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
I think this BSOD only happens when I am using Google Chrome, but I'm not 100% sure it hasn't happened other times. The issue started about a week ago. Since then I have tried updating the display drivers and the audio drivers, but the issue continues to happen. Windows 8.1 64-bit on a Toshiba...
Hi windows 8 is taking too much time to start as well as for shut down as compared to its state some days ago i havnt installed any new software...changed registry or have done any thing else.....please guide me what should i do..i have changed from win 7 just because of its huge startup time
Hi all! I will really appreciate for any help. I had to change Motherboard(from some MSI (cant remember now) and cpu Q6600) now ive buy few weeks ago: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z87X-UD5H-CF and i7 4770k also i was added ram: new Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4G x2 and old
WIndows 8: Slow shut down time. in Performance & Maintenance
Hi all; All this while, the start up and shut down time for my Windows 8 is really fast. However, starting from yesterday, i found out my shut down time has lagged considerably. What used to be a speedy shutdown now drags on and on. Can anyone help me to diagnosis what the problem may be? ...
I took spare hard drive I had and installed 8 on my Dell notebook. Everything went well all driver loaded and I have been playing with it for a couple of days now, I like it. The only problem I'm having is after hours, I never really timed it, my computer shuts down and I have to restart it. Was...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook