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Kernel security check failure

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Kernel security check failure

    I have windows 8.1 - and never had this happen before so I need help fixing this issue.
    My computer keeps crashing (luckily it does restart). I am horrid with computers so please explain as plain English as you can - and thank you.
    Last edited by Rezcall; 05 Jan 2016 at 19:39. Reason: Spelling Errors

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  2. #2

    Posts : 660
    windows 8.1

    Your DM Log collector Tool does not have dumpfile(s) inside.

    Please check if your system is configured for collecting dumpfiles. (6. To have Windows Create a Small memory dump (Minidump) File on BSOD
    Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD - Windows 7 Help Forums
    If you are using CCcleaner or similar Apps please uncheck deleting dumpfiles option.

    You have many windows update faillures in your eventviewer.
    Try runnng this windows Fix It

    In eventviewer i found:
    The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device ACPI\ENE0110\5&2dc12fb7&0. ( could be Radio Switch Device)
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Thank you so much - I have updated the driver/ fixed the windows updates and created a minidump.
    Why is a mini dump needed? I am just curious.

    Ill update and see if I get anymore crashes and if not I think the problem is solved!

    **Edit - Nope is still crashes. I noticed it happens whenever I use Adobe photoshop? I re scanned =P
    Last edited by Rezcall; 06 Jan 2016 at 18:30. Reason: Problem still happening
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  4. #4

    Posts : 660
    windows 8.1

    The dumpfile is
    *                                                                             *
    *                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
    *                                                                             *
    Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
    BugCheck 139, {3, ffffd00025b7f360, ffffd00025b7f2b8, 0}
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.sys
    *** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.sys
    Probably caused by : aswSnx.sys ( aswSnx+3184f )
    3: kd> lmvm aswSnx
    start             end                 module name
    fffff801`7febe000 fffff801`7ffc4000   aswSnx   T (no symbols)           
        Loaded symbol image file: aswSnx.sys
        Image path: aswSnx.sys
        Image name: aswSnx.sys
        Timestamp:        Tue Dec 01 09:51:45 2015 (565D5FA1)
        CheckSum:         0010FC80
        ImageSize:        00106000
        Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
    This driver is part of Avast (security suite?).
    Driver Description: avast! Virtualization Driver
    Driver Update Site: Support : Avast Software
    Please uninstall Avast and reinstall it, if the BSOD's keeps happening.
    Remove Avast with this uninstaller Avast uninstall Utility
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  5. #5

    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
    Posts : 2,273
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Rezcall View Post
    Why is a mini dump needed? I am just curious.
    A dump file, also called a memory dump, contains the data from the memory at time of the crash.
    When a system crashes (bluescreen crash), the data of the memory will be dumped (saved) into a full memory dump called MEMORY.dmp located at C:\Windows\ standard for debugging purposes.
    A minidump will also be created, usually located at C:\Windows\Minidump\ (Minidump folder usually is automatically created).This file doesn't contain as much memory data as a full memory dump and isn't useful when someone wants to debug the whole process of what is going wrong, why and how, you need at least a kernel dump for that. A minidump usually does contain enough to find the cause.

    A full memory dump standard will be overwritten everytime a crash occurs due to the size, it would take too much space if this wouldn't happen.
    A minidump doesn't need to be overwritten, because the size is very small.
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