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    Frequent BSODs since the windows update on feb 16

    http://www.eightforums.com/bsod-crashes-debugging/20524-windows-8-bsod-ntoskrnl-exe-7a040-3.html Look at this thread, I had a similar problem. Hope that helps.
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    Solved BSOD System Service Exception

    Read here: http://www.eightforums.com/bsod-crashes-debugging/20524-windows-8-bsod-ntoskrnl-exe-7a040-3.html I had a similar problem, but a recent AMD update seems to have fixed my problem. Perhaps It's worth giving it a shot. I am no expert, just a fellow victim.
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    There has not been a BSOD in the last day and a half. I think the updates fixed it. After applying the new microcode update for AMD processors, I was able to install the other updates which I had previously uninstalled and hidden. Everything seems to be working now. Thank you for your help. I...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    Thank you for that detailed guide. Before I try that, however, I found this A microcode update is available for Windows 8-based computers that use AMD processors update, which was released just a few days ago. I keep getting the blue screen with System Service Exception in - Microsoft...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    I am happy to report that removing said updates in the link I just posted above, seems to be working for the last hour or so. No BSOD yet. And I am typing this from firefoz.
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    I am going to give this a shot Windows 8 BSOD System Service Exception - Microsoft Community
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    okay so i had 67 updates. This will take me weeks if i am lucky. Is there no other alternative?
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    That would indeed be helpful. except i have no idea how to go about figuring out which updates caused the trouble. in any case, i hope we can get to the bottom of this. thanks again.
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    this poster here http://www.eightforums.com/bsod-crashes-debugging/20412-random-windows-8-bsods-started-today-2.html#post197281 claims that: i think this might have been the case with me too, which explains why my computer worked for weeks without any problems whatsoever.
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    I updated the BIOS to v1.11 from Acer's site which was released on 13th Nov 2012, which in BIOS terms is pretty recent. Also previews of Windows 8 were already out by then, and I am pretty sure RTM was also out by then. Anyway, if this BIOS is also not compatible with windows 8, then why did it...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    That download did not work for me, and the from the looks of it, it did not work for you either. It will bother me to no end to worry about when my computer is going to crash when I have to work on a document. So I think I will indeed revert back to Windows 7, perhaps for another 6 months or so...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    Thank you for that link. It says cant recognize your OS or graphics card. Which is extremely strange. At this point I am ready to dump this Windows 8 crap, and revert back to the tried and tested Windows 7, with all software I use working, and there seems to be no problem with drivers...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    Thank you for your more in-depth response. As I mentioned earlier, I already updated the BIOS to v1.11 which is the latest from Acers website. As for the AMD graphics drivers, I think there has not been a version released after the already installed version. In fact, I cannot seem to find the...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    I spoke too soon. it just crashed on me three times in succession. the first when I was on firefox and ebay. the second time I literally just clicked the firefox icon to start after reboot. the third time when I open IE 10! I am honestly stumped at this point. I have upgraded the BIOS and ran...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    I ran the memtest86+ and the hd utility. both reported no problems. so i upgraded the BIOS to version 1.11 as you recommended. And then i rebooted the machine and ran firefox and used it for a bit. i am happy to say so far it has not BSOD-ed! :) let's see if this holds up/ how long it holds up...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    Thank you for your response. The drivers should be up-to-date, as I downloaded them from Acer's website just weeks ago, when I installed Windows 8. I will run the diagnostics and report back. As for the BIOS update, I am very hesitant to do so because of the numerous horror stories I have heard...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    It happened again. I rebooted my laptop, and the first thing I did was open Firefox and started typing a URL, and boom! the computer crashed again. I tried doing the same thing again. rebooted, opened firefox and typed a URL and another BSOD. could firefox be causing this? I have not heard of...
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    Solved windows 8 bsod ntoskrnl.exe+7a040

    Hi all, This is my first post here, so greeting to you folks. Anyway, my problem is that I recently installed Windows 8 Pro on my Acer Aspire One netbook 722 with AMD processor. And I got a BSOD today. I uploaded my dmp file to mediafire 021613-24913-01.dmp I have no idea how to proceed...