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Winodws 8.1 BSOD Boot error

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    Windows 8.1

    Winodws 8.1 BSOD Boot error


    I was working on my laptop on Tuesday and all of a sudden it blue screened with the following error:

    system thread exception not handled athwbx.sys

    I have tried to uninstall the graphics card as a lot of searches mentioned that this was a problem. I can boot the laptop to safe but cant do much else than that. I have also tried system restore but that fails as well.

    Anyone have any suggestions on how I might fix it?

    Thanks,
    Conor

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Athwbx.sys is a Driver for Qualcomm Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapter. It has nothing to do with the graphic card.
    For help on this, you need to provide more info:
    Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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