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BSOD running microsoft programmes such as wordpad, paint..

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    BSOD running microsoft programmes such as wordpad, paint..

    I don't know what is causing this problem. Every time I start wordpad it gives me a BSOD "Bad_Pool_Header" and pc resets. If I am in movie maker or MS Paint everything works fine until I insert a text box and it crashes... so I guess it must be something related with fonts??.. However, I have no problems with Microsoft Office programs.
    I attacht some mini dumpfiles I collected after the resets.

    Edited with correct files.
    Last edited by mickelao; 05 Jun 2014 at 15:11.

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    It happens about 5 seconds after opening wordpad
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    New info: It crashes the same way, when I try to open the fonts folder: c:..../windows/Fonts.

    So something may be corrupted there. How can I deal with this?? Please help
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  4. #4

    I solved it LOL!!!

    It was definetely smth wrong with Fonts. I went to c:/.../windows/system32 and deleted Fntcache.dat and restarted computer so the font cache rebuilt. NO MORE PROBLEMS.
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BSOD running microsoft programmes such as wordpad, paint..
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